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Covid-19: Vaccinations and Global Public Health - Motion to Take Note (9 Sep 2021)

Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay: ...of intellectual property rights, which the noble Baroness, Lady Chakrabarti, and others focused on in particular. We have engaged in discussions on intellectual property and a possible TRIPS waiver at the WTO and we will continue to engage constructively with the US and other WTO members, as the noble Lord, Lord Boateng, and others urged. We have not yet, however, seen conclusive evidence...

Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Bill [HL] - Second Reading (7 Sep 2021)

Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede: ...the Government in that consultation process? Clause 80 provides that the breach of the cost cap ceiling in the 2016 valuation will be waived. Trade unions are concerned about where the cost of that waiver will eventually fall and the impact of the McCloud remedy on the 2016 valuation. The impact of the valuation, when we get it, was a point raised by my noble friend Lord Davies and the...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Travel: Quarantine (7 Sep 2021)

Jo Churchill: a result of the requirement to quarantine in a managed quarantine facility can apply for hardship arrangements, including deferred payment plans. In exceptional circumstances reductions and waivers may be granted. We will continue to keep our hardship policy under review.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Court of Protection: Child Trust Fund (29 Jul 2021)

Lord Young of Cookham: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many associated Fee Waivers the Court of Protection has received in respect of Child Trust Fund applications; and how many have been granted.

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: Arts (27 Jul 2021)

Lord Jones of Cheltenham: To ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect to conclude a bespoke visa waiver agreement with the EU for the creative sector.

Written Answers — Home Office: Arts: Visas (26 Jul 2021)

the Earl of Clancarty: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by the Minister of State for Digital and Culture on 2 February (145005), with reference to the phrase "permanent short stay visa waiver for all current and future EU Member States", whether the term "permanent" was defined during the negotiations on the UK–EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Visas: EU Countries (26 Jul 2021)

Lord Bowness: the House of Commons Liaison Committee on 7 July (Question 125) regarding visa-free travel for touring artists and musicians that they are working to "sort it out", (1) who is working on visa waiver or extension, (2) to which minister they report, and (3) with which member states of the EU they are negotiating.

Animal Diseases: Future Pandemics - Question (21 Jul 2021)

Baroness Bryan of Partick: ...” from Covid-19 is that we must share more than just surplus vaccines; we must share the capacity to make vaccine. Can the Minister explain why the Government are resisting even a temporary TRIPS waiver when so many world leaders support it?

Prayers - [Mr Speaker in the Chair] : Speaker’s Statement (21 Jul 2021)

Lindsay Hoyle: Before we come to questions, I wish to make a short statement. I am exercising the discretion given to the Chair in respect of the resolution on sub judice matters to extend the waiver granted for last week’s proceedings to allow full reference to the challenge to the Northern Ireland protocol and to allow limited reference to active legal proceedings and open inquests in relation to...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: TRIPS Agreement: Coronavirus (19 Jul 2021)

Chris Law: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether he has had discussions with his US counterpart on the proposed waiver of the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights at the World Trade Organization; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Arts: EU Countries (16 Jul 2021)

Kirsten Oswald: ...for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 25 February 2021 to Question 156495 on Arts: EU Countries, what progress the Government has made on (a) negotiating a bespoke Visa Waiver Agreement with the EU for the creative sector, (b) reaching bilateral agreements with EU Member States regarding the introduction of cultural exemptions for work permits and (c) mitigating...

Environment Bill - Committee (8th Day): Amendment 280 (14 Jul 2021)

Lord Khan of Burnley: ...for growth, with the world’s largest wind farm under construction off the north-east coast. To allow such expansion, Ministers have been uncharacteristically generous in extending the work visa waiver scheme for relevant workers. As the noble Baroness, Lady McIntosh of Pickering, has said, there has not been enough research in this area; the noble Lord, Lord Teverson, said that we must...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Travel: Quarantine (14 Jul 2021)

Stephen Morgan: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Government plans to allow officials from the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) waivers from covid-19 quarantine requirements when arriving in the UK from overseas; what criterion are being used for exemption from quarantine requirements for those attending UEFA events; and what assessment he has been made of...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Hong Kong (12 Jul 2021)

Kevin Foster: There are no plans to introduce a waiver for the Immigration Health Surcharge on the British Nationals (Overseas) (BN(O)) route. Like others coming to the UK applicants to the route should contribute to the cost of the NHS Services they will be using, rather than these costs fall to UK taxpayers more widely.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Hong Kong (12 Jul 2021)

Craig Whittaker: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make an assessment of the potential merits of introducing a means-tested visa fee and immigration health surcharge waiver in response to financial obstacles being put in the way of British Nationals (Overseas) seeking to leave Hong Kong and come to the UK.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: TRIPS Agreement (12 Jul 2021)

Clive Lewis: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, if the Government will publish its statements made on the proposed TRIPS Waiver during the open-ended negotiations on (a) 30 June and (b) 6 July 2021.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: TRIPS Agreement (12 Jul 2021)

Clive Lewis: ..., with reference to the World Trade Organisation's Agreement for the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), what the Government's policy is on (a) the proposed WTO TRIPS Waiver and (b) allowing other governments to use a waiver in their domestic contexts.

Written Answers — Home Office: Musicians: Visas (9 Jul 2021)

the Earl of Clancarty: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Lord Frost on 24 June (HL Deb, col 389), what are their reasons for considering that the music industry's proposal for a visa waiver arrangement is not "consistent with our requirement to retain discretion over our own immigration requirements".

Women’s Health Outcomes - Motion to Take Note (8 Jul 2021)

Baroness Chakrabarti: ...or healthy. If the Government want to honour their promise to vaccinate the planet and an earlier pledge for a new era of global Britain, they must stop siding with Germany in blocking the TRIPS waiver at the WTO and join the United States, India, South Africa and most of the Commonwealth—celebrated here earlier this afternoon—in demanding that industry shares know- how around...

Covid-19 Vaccines: Nepal (6 Jul 2021)

Navendu Mishra: ...when it comes to the delivery of vaccines. India and South Africa made a proposal at the World Trade Organisation regarding a trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights—TRIPS—waiver, that would have facilitated the provision of covid vaccines, medicines and equipment to low and middle-income countries, which unfortunately the British Government blocked. I notice that the...

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