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Higher Education and Research Bill - Committee (3rd Day) (16 Jan 2017)

Baroness Goldie: ...of steps to address the important issue of the low number of care leavers in higher education through measures such as all-year-round accommodation, substantial cash bursaries and tuition fee waivers, and providing a named contact. Care leavers are a priority group for the Director of Fair Access, and four-fifths of access agreements detail the activity that universities are undertaking to...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Fraud (20 Dec 2016)

Caroline Nokes: ...and to recover overpaid benefits whenever possible. However, the Secretary of State does have the discretion to waive recovery of any overpayment where there are exceptional circumstances. Where a waiver is requested, each case is decided on its merits, with particular attention being paid to overpayments where recovery would be likely to be detrimental to the health and/or welfare of the...

Public Bill Committee: Children and Social Work Bill [Lords]: Local offer for care leavers (13 Dec 2016)

...of one year beginning with the day on which this Act is passed. (3) A report produced following a review under sub-section (1) must include, in particular, an assessment of the impact of— (a) fee waivers, (b) grants, and (c) reduced costs of accommodation. The report must be made publicly available.” New clause 16— “National offer for care leavers ‘(1) The Universal Credit...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Immigration: Appeals (12 Dec 2016)

Oliver Heald: ...fee. However, we have suspended the higher fees introduced in October this year. The Lord Chancellor’s exceptional power to reduce or remit fees will remain in place, along with exemption and waiver arrangements in particular for those who cannot afford to pay. Our management information system does not collate data on unsuccessful applications for exceptional fee remissions. The number...

The Government's Plan for Brexit (7 Dec 2016)

Dominic Raab: ...-elect across the pond. On immigration, between the positions of open-door immigration and pulling up the drawbridge, it seems to me that there is huge scope for central arrangements on visa waivers for tourism and business trips, and for skills migration to be subject to permits. Such systems would still allow us to maintain national democratic control in the way that the British people...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Courts: Fees and Charges (30 Nov 2016)

Oliver Heald: ...more to relieve the burden on the taxpayer. At every stage we have sought to protect the most vulnerable who cannot afford to pay a fee by ensuring that a system of fee remissions, exemptions or waivers is in place in all of HMCTS’s fee charging jurisdictions in the civil and family courts and tribunals. In addition, the Lord Chancellor’s power to remit or reduce fees in exceptional...

Written Ministerial Statements — Ministry of Justice: Update on Courts and Tribunals (25 Nov 2016)

Oliver Heald: appeal applications in both the First-tier Tribunal and the Upper Tribunal. In addition, we consulted on a proposal to add an exemption from fees based on the Home Office destitution waiver policy. We responded to the consultation announcing our intention to proceed with the proposed fee measures. The higher fees in the First-tier Tribunal then came into effect. The fee increases...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Post-Council Written Ministerial Statement – Competitiveness Council 29 September (17 Oct 2016)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...its effect. Finally, the Commission presented on the proposed review of the Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) Regulation, specifically the introduction of the SPC manufacturing waiver. While some Member States intervened to highlight the importance of the waiver, others outlined their misgivings, arguing that the right balance already exists between the rights of brand-name and...

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas (13 Sep 2016)

Alistair Carmichael: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with which countries the UK has a visa waiver agreement.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Recruitment (13 Sep 2016)

Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what his Department's policy is on the waiver of the five-year British citizenship requirement for Commonwealth recruits to military support roles.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Students: Finance (9 Sep 2016)

Jo Johnson: .... In 2016/17, £745 million is expected to be spent by universities on measures to support the access and success of students from disadvantaged backgrounds, including through bursaries and fee waivers. Such assistance is over and above the other sources of income students may have such as their families or from paid work.

Junior Doctors: Industrial Action (5 Sep 2016)

Jeremy Hunt: ...patients first, and I urge everyone to consider how their own individual actions in the coming months will impact on people who desperately need the services of our NHS. This Government will not waiver in our commitment to make the NHS the safest, highest-quality healthcare system in the world, and I commend this statement to the House.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: EU Action: Parliamentary Scrutiny (5 Sep 2016)

Lord Bridges of Headley: ...explained to the Scrutiny Committees why it was important for the proposal to be supported before the scrutiny process could be completed or where the Committees were unable to provide a waiver for the Government to support the proposal whilst retaining the issue under scrutiny. As with previous six-monthly periods, the largest category of instrument were fast-moving EU restrictive...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal: Fees and Charges (3 Aug 2016)

Lord Hylton: To ask Her Majesty’s Government why fees in the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal are to be increased, and what percentage of requests for a waiver of such fees were refused in each quarter since the beginning of 2015 to date.

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Alleged Serious and Significant Offences (Diplomatic Immunity): 2015 (21 Jul 2016)

Boris Johnson: ...conduct are brought to our attention by the police, we ask the relevant foreign government to waive diplomatic immunity where appropriate. For the most serious offences, and when a relevant waiver has not been granted, we seek the immediate withdrawal of the diplomat. Alleged serious and significant offences reported to the FCO in 2015 are listed below. 2015 Driving without insurance ...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services: Reciprocal Arrangements (11 Jul 2016)

Lord Prior of Brampton: ...of the amount of healthcare received) Ireland: - Temporary Visitors (not including planned treatment claims or workers): Formula agreement - Planned Treatment claims: Actual costs - Workers: Waiver agreement between the two countries - All other categories: Average costs The decision on whether to bill on the basis of average costs is for individual EEA countries to make.

Online Abuse: Creative Industries (7 Jul 2016)

Nigel Adams: ...provide relevant advice and answers for artists, provide timed appointments for visas so that artists could avoid expensive overnight stays in London or Belfast, and clarify the position on ESTA waivers and communicate it clearly to all border forces to avoid inconsistent application. Our creative industries are making huge contributions. I am pleased with the work our all-party group has...

Courts and Tribunals Fees (4 Jul 2016)

Dominic Raab: ..., such as asylum support, would continue to have fees waived. We sought views on further exemptions, and specifically on whether we should exempt people in receipt of a Home Office destitution waiver. We are making sure that, notwithstanding the difficulty of the decisions, the most vulnerable are protected. Meeting the challenges ahead cannot just be about increasing fees. That is why we...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: USA: Entry Clearances (4 Jul 2016)

Danny Kinahan: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the US State Department on changes to the US visa waiver programme affecting people who have visited Iraq since 2011.

Finance Bill: General anti-abuse rule: provisional counteractions (28 Jun 2016)

Rob Marris: ..., to reconsider the question of taxpayer confidentiality? When deals are being done with large companies, as opposed to individuals, those deals could, as part of HMRC’s bargaining, include a waiver of confidentiality on the deal. So, for example, in the notorious Google tax deal, the Chancellor of the Exchequer—understandably —repeatedly said, “I can’t tell you how we got to the...

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