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Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Offshore Wind Industry (22 Oct 2019)

Melanie Onn: Ørsted recently opened an east coast hub in my constituency. It is committed to providing local employment opportunities as part of its business, but sadly the extension of the non-EEA visa waiver to the offshore wind workers means that some companies can exploit underpaid and overworked foreign labour rather than developing local opportunities. Will the Government commit themselves to...

Harry Dunn (21 Oct 2019)

Dominic Raab: ...arrangements under the Vienna convention of diplomatic relations, so they would be of similar status to an MOU. The right hon. Lady asks about the anomaly that spouses were not covered by the waiver arrangements. I agree that that is an anomaly. That is why I have instituted a review. Since 1995, we have not seen—certainly, having looked very carefully at this, I am not aware of—any...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration (8 Oct 2019)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...these young people. It is only right that those who benefit from the NHS contribute to its upkeep and the income generated from the Immigration Health Surcharge goes directly to NHS services. Fee waivers are also available for applications under specified human rights routes that and these routes cater for children and young people who have spent a significant amount of their life in the...

Customs Safety and Security Procedures (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve (7 Oct 2019)

Lord Bethell: ...’s Brexit programme in a thoughtful way. The noble Lord, Lord Purvis, spoke about the very large amount of smuggling that there already is and asked what proportion of trade is affected by the waiver. Goods moving to the UK from the EU are not currently subject to safety and security declarations: that is a key point of this debate. This is a new measure that will introduce new...

Written Answers — Treasury: Public Sector: Redundancy Pay (7 Oct 2019)

Rishi Sunak: ...the cap will have no impact on the majority of public sector workers. We do however accept that there will be some circumstances where it is necessary or desirable to relax the cap. As such, a waiver system is in place for use in exceptional situations, including where imposing the cap would cause genuine hardship. An impact assessment was conducted and published in the 2016 consultation...

Brexit - Motion to Take Note (2 Oct 2019)

Lord Callanan: ..., to put it mildly, on what this Government should be doing. Nevertheless, our commitment to delivering on the outcome of the 2016 referendum and the instruction of 17.4 million UK citizens has not waivered. I agree once again with my noble friend Lady Meyer when she says that it is time to move on and get Brexit done. Let me do my best to address as many of the key points arising from the...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Travel (9 Sep 2019)

Johnny Mercer: ...tickets and uncollected rail tickets. Over the last two financial years this has yielded a combined return of £2.1 million. For hotel 'no shows', where HRG is notified, it actively negotiates a waiver or reduction in charges. 'No shows' are also recorded and reported to budget holders on a monthly basis for their awareness and action where required.

British Nationality Act 1981 (Remedial) Order 2019 - Motion to Approve (23 Jul 2019)

Lord Russell of Liverpool: ...having British citizenship for those entitled to it is a fundamental part of a child’s right to an identity? Secondly, to return to the perennial issue of citizenship fees and the lack of fee waivers, the Government have, I am glad to say, committed to ensure that the issues highlighted in the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration’s report on the charging for services...

Exiting the European Union (Transport): Nationality (23 Jul 2019)

Afzal Khan: ...the fee will effectively be denied their right to citizenship. We believe that that is wrong. Will the Minister set the fee for citizenship at cost price, and will she make sure that full fee waivers are available to any child who cannot afford the fee? As we approach the deadline for EU settled status, there will be a number of children in local authority care who will need to be...

The Situation in the Gulf - Statement (22 Jul 2019)

Lord Collins of Highbury: ...to see it released, provided there were guarantees that it was to go to a country other than Syria. Would that include a country such as Turkey, even though it has formally lost its US sanctions waiver on oil imports from Iran? I want to mention what came up in the Urgent Question last week. Just what are we doing to work with our allies? Beyond our E3 partners France and Germany, and the...

Written Answers — Treasury: Redundancy Pay: Public Sector (12 Jul 2019)

Elizabeth Truss: ...that the cap will have no impact on the large majority of public sector workers. We accept that there will be some circumstances where it is necessary or desirable to relax the cap. The waiver is in place for use in exceptional situations, including where imposing the cap would cause genuine hardship. An impact assessment was conducted and published in the 2016 consultation ahead of the...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Overpayments (8 Jul 2019)

Alok Sharma: In 2014/15 there were fewer than 5 successful applications for the full waiving of a Universal Credit overpayment and fewer than 5 successful partial waiver applications for UC overpayments*. The Department has an obligation to ensure that public funds are administered responsibly and to abide by the principles set out in Her Majesty’s Treasury’s guidance on Managing Public Money (which...

Written Answers — Treasury: Redundancy Pay: Public Sector (8 Jul 2019)

Elizabeth Truss: ...than £95,000, on account these costs are ultimately funded by the taxpayer. We accept that there will be some circumstances where it will be necessary or desirable to relax the cap. As such, a waiver system will be in place for use in exceptional situations, including where imposing the cap would cause genuine hardship. At the request of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), HM Treasury...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Children (4 Jul 2019)

Lord Russell of Liverpool: ...Systems relating to charging and fees, published on 4 April, what progress they have made in reviewing the level of fees for children's nationality and immigration applications and the fee waiver process; and when they expect to announce any decision on that matter.

Brexit: Appointment of Joint Committee - Motion to Agree (3 Jul 2019)

Lord Howarth of Newport: ...of negotiation and planning, we find ourselves having to deal with, no doubt as a country we will cope, as we have coped in other crises. Mitigations by the Treasury and the Bank, common-sense waivers of the rules and bold improvisations by Whitehall and business would limit transitional damage, but people would get hurt. There can, however, be a relatively benign version of no deal. It is...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Overpayments (2 Jul 2019)

Alok Sharma: In 2015/16 there were less than 5 applications for the full waiving of a Universal Credit overpayment and less than 5 partial waiver applications for UC overpayments. The Department has an obligation to ensure that public funds are administered responsibly and to abide by the principles set out in Her Majesty’s Treasury’s guidance on Managing Public Money (which can be found on gov.uk)....

Written Answers — Treasury: Public Sector: Redundancy Pay (28 Jun 2019)

Elizabeth Truss: ...who must support their families, find new employment or as a bridge until retirement age. We accept that there will be some circumstances where it is necessary or desirable to relax the cap. The waiver is in place for use in exceptional situations, including where imposing the cap would cause genuine hardship.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Overpayments (27 Jun 2019)

Alok Sharma: In 2016/17 there were less than 5 successful applications for the full waiving of a Universal Credit overpayment and less than 5 successful partial waiver applications for UC overpayments. The Department has an obligation to ensure that public funds are administered responsibly and to abide by the principles set out in Her Majesty’s Treasury’s guidance on Managing Public Money (which can...

Written Answers — Home Office: Biometric Residence Permits (25 Jun 2019)

Caroline Nokes: We have previously considered the merits of whether we should waive the fee for replacement BRPs that have been stolen. We concluded that a fee waiver in these circumstances would not be appropriate for a number of reasons.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: General Practitioners: Rural Areas (21 Jun 2019)

Seema Kennedy: ...allowed rurality as an exception for meeting the definition of a Primary Care Networks. As set out in the Network Contract Direct Enhanced Service (DES) (under paragraph 3.2) commissioners may waiver the 30,000 minimum population “where a PCN serves a natural community which has a low population density across a large rural and remote area”. Further information is available at the...


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