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Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Members: Social Media (28 Oct 2019)

Tom Brake: Prior to June 2017 no staff were directly employed to deal with social media companies in respect of abuse or threats directed at Members of Parliament. From June 2017 to May 2019, one member of staff was directly employed in this line of work. From June 2019 to date, two members of staff have been directly employed in this line of work.

Business of the House (24 Oct 2019)

Tom Brake: The Leader of the House wants a general election on 12 December. Can he explain to the House what the purpose of the Queen’s Speech was?

Transport: Topical Questions (24 Oct 2019)

Tom Brake: In relation to Operation Yellowhammer, may I ask the Secretary of State what role the 300 troops and 180 police officers who are to be put on standby will play in policing the transport network in and around the port of Portsmouth, and how many other troops and police may be deployed at other ports?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Transport (24 Oct 2019)

Tom Brake: What steps his Department has taken to implement Operation Yellowhammer in the transport sector.

The National Health Service (23 Oct 2019)

Philippa Whitford: Okay; I welcome that. However, I would suggest that the Healthcare Safety Investigations Bill is about looking at mistakes after they have happened. I invite the Secretary of State again to look at the Scottish patient safety programme, which is more than 10 years old and has reduced hospital deaths, including post-surgical deaths, by over a third because the aim is to prevent harm in the...

Cabinet Office: Leaving the EU: UK Readiness (23 Oct 2019)

Tom Brake: Will the Minister confirm that, for the no-deal preparations in relation to the port of Portsmouth, three companies of soldiers and 180 police are on standby? If that is correct, how many more troops and police have been put on standby for remaining ports around the country?

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Diabetes (23 Oct 2019)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to research conducted by 38 degrees showing that 571 people in Carshalton and Wallington have type 1 diabetes and rely on daily insulin, what assessment his Department has made of the distribution and number of diabetes sufferers in the UK; and what steps his department has taken to secure undisrupted supply of insulin...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Business: Northern Ireland (23 Oct 2019)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, with reference to the Prime Minister's proposed EU exit deal, what assessment his Department has made of the economic effect on businesses in Northern Ireland of the imposition of checks on both the North-South and East-West border.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Industry: Northern Ireland (23 Oct 2019)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, with reference to the Prime Minister's proposed EU exit deal, when his Department last met with representatives of Northern Irish industry to discuss the effect on that industry of the imposition of a North-South and an East-West border.

European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (22 Oct 2019)

Tom Brake: First, it is worth noting that this House had more time to debate the Wild Animals in Circuses Act 2019, which affected 19 animals, than we will have on this particular Bill. The Institute for Government has said that the timetable appears to have been deliberately “designed to frustrate… scrutiny”. Clearly, it was, and I think the grin that kept on spreading across the face of the...

Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Members: Twitter (22 Oct 2019)

Tom Brake: Threats and abuse received by Members should always be reported to the police. The Parliamentary Security Department uses best endeavours to review tweets sent publicly to Members, reporting matters of concern to the police and Twitter as appropriate. This opt-in service is only done with Members’ express permission. The Parliamentary Security Department regularly provides advice to Members...

Business of the House (21 Oct 2019)

Tom Brake: Does my hon. Friend agree that if we had more time to debate these issues, it might be possible to clarify the cost to business of the forms that he has just mentioned, so that we get a better understanding? It could be a phenomenally large figure. We know that Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs has costed some of the changes under a no-deal exit at £15 billion, in relation to the customs...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Radioisotopes: Imports (21 Oct 2019)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the August 2019 British Nuclear Medicine Society's open letter to the Prime Minister on radioisotope delivery, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on the costs of radioisotope delivery of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Influenza: Vaccination (21 Oct 2019)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to increase uptake of the flu vaccine by social care staff.

Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Independent Complaints and Grievance Scheme (21 Oct 2019)

Tom Brake: The resolution of the House of 17 July 2019 endorsed the report of the House of Commons Commission entitled Extending the Independent Complaints and Grievance Scheme and approved steps to make the changes necessary to extend the scheme. Paragraph 6 of that report stated that subject to approval by the House, implementation work would take place over the summer, including the recruitment of...

Prime Minister’s Statement: European Union (Withdrawal) Acts (19 Oct 2019)

Tom Brake: Further to that point of order, Mr Speaker. I apologise if you have already made this clear, but is it your intention, perhaps as the first piece of business on Monday, to make a very clear statement on the process we have just heard, particularly if you consider it to be of a vexatious and repetitive nature? If it is appropriate, would you look kindly on an urgent question on this subject?...

Prime Minister’s Statement (19 Oct 2019)

Tom Brake: Would the Prime Minister agree to pass an Act making it unlawful for us to leave at the end of the transition phase without a deal?

Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) (17 Oct 2019)

the Duke of Somerset: My Lords, while we appreciate that few of the Bills alluded to in the Queen’s Speech will be brought forward before the next election, they indicate what the Conservative Party might do in the event that it wins a majority. However, it is also clear that, economically, the UK would be far better off under the status quo of membership rather than under any or no deal. Many parts of these...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Business: Finance (17 Oct 2019)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much of the the £15 million Brexit readiness fund has been disbursed to businesses; and in which sectors those businesses were.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Electricity: Northern Ireland (17 Oct 2019)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment her Department has made of the effect of Northern Ireland remaining in the Single Electricity Market on the UK's membership of the European Court of Justice.


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