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Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Alleged Serious and Significant Offences (Diplomatic Immunity): 2016 (11 Oct 2017)

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 2016 are listed below. 2016 Driving without insurance Qatar...

UK and EU Relations - Motion to Take Note (12 Sep 2017)

Lord Adonis: ...imagination, namely, “highly streamlined customs arrangements”. The Government say they will seek to maintain a series of facilitations that are part of the existing customs union: the waiver for the requirement to submit entry and exit summary declarations, continued membership of the common transit convention, and mutual recognition of authorised economic operators. Let us hope that...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Carers: Pay (12 Sep 2017)

Jackie Doyle-Price: underpayment of the National Minimum Wage. The Government will waive the financial penalties faced by employers who are found to have underpaid their workers for “sleep-in” shifts. The waiver is to apply to any arrears of pay resulting from “sleep-in” shifts that took place before 26 July 2017. The Government will continue to work with representatives of the social care sector...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Social Services: Minimum Wage (7 Sep 2017)

Jackie Doyle-Price: underpayment of the National Minimum Wage. The Government will waive the financial penalties faced by employers who are found to have underpaid their workers for “sleep-in” shifts. The waiver is to apply to any arrears of pay resulting from “sleep-in” shifts that took place before 26 July 2017. The Government will continue to work with representatives of the social care sector...

Brexit: UK-Irish Relations - Motion to Take Note (Continued) (5 Sep 2017)

Baroness Ludford: ...more enlightened, nine months after the report, on the concrete solution on the free movement of goods outside the customs union and the single market. The Government expect, in regard to goods, “waivers from security and safety declarations, and ensuring there is no requirement for product standards checks or intellectual property rights checks at the border”. I have not worked out...

Brexit: UK-Irish Relations - Motion to Take Note (5 Sep 2017)

Lord Morrow: ...a customs partnership, along with many other proposals in the document, show that it is possible to avoid a physical customs border with the EU. It should be noted that the EU has entered into waiver arrangements for Cyprus, Croatia and Bosnia and, as HMG have pointed out, a precedent has been set. Since last June, Sinn Fein and others have made a special designated status their...

Contaminated Blood (11 Jul 2017)

Diana R. Johnson: the UK. In 1991, in response to the threat of court cases, the Government set up an ex gratia payments scheme. There was no implication of liability, no use of the word “compensation” and waivers renouncing the individual’s right to the take further legal action had to be signed before they could obtain small sums of money.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Landfill Tax: Worksop (27 Jun 2017)

Mel Stride: The previous Financial Secretary, in a letter to the hon. Member for Bassetlaw dated 19th April 2017, set out that a waiver of landfill tax for such cases would set a perverse incentive which may lead to the abandonment of other such waste sites. Therefore it would be counterproductive to waive the landfill tax liability in this case. I agree with this assessment. HM Treasury has made no...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Embassies: Crime (29 Mar 2017)

Baroness Anelay of St Johns: ...which were not committed in the course of the UK national's official duties, law enforcement agencies may take whatever action they deem appropriate. UK law enforcement agencies would require a waiver of an individual's immunity to allow them to investigate actions allegedly committed in the course of official duties. If a waiver is refused by the relevant diplomatic mission, Her Majesty's...

London Attacks - Statement (23 Mar 2017)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...our democracy. But today we meet as normal, as generations have done before us and as future generations will continue to do, to deliver a simple message: we are not afraid. Our resolve will never waiver in the face of terrorism and we meet here, in the oldest of all Parliaments, because we know that democracy and the values it entails will always prevail. Those values—free speech,...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Child Maintenance Service: Fees and Charges (20 Mar 2017)

Caroline Nokes: Around a third of applications to the Child Maintenance Service benefit from a waiver of the application fee due to domestic violence. There are only two specific circumstances in which the Department can repay the application fee after payment:where a qualifying child dies following the payment of the application fee but before a maintenance calculation is made if, as a result of this, no...

8. Optional Remuneration Arrangements (14 Mar 2017) fee arrangements” if the benefit mentioned in section 69A(1) of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003 consists in the payment or reimbursement (in whole or in part) of, or a waiver or reduction of, school fees. (120) In this Resolution— (a) “arrangements” means optional remuneration arrangements (as defined in section 69A of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions)...

Children and Social Work Bill [Lords]: Education relating to relationships and sex (7 Mar 2017)

John Bercow: ...which this Act is passed. (3) A report produced following a review under subsection (1) must include, in particular, an assessment of the impact on care leavers’ access to education of— (a) fee waivers, (b) grants, and (c) reduced costs of accommodation. The report must be made publicly available.” Amendment 12, in clause 12, page 10, line 30, at end insert— “(3A) At least...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Juhel Miah (24 Feb 2017)

Alan Duncan: The US Embassy has confirmed that all international travellers must obtain an appropriate visa for the purpose of travel unless they qualify for entry under the Visa Waiver Program. The US authorities do not comment on individual cases but have confirmed that the incident is not related to President Trump's 27th January Executive Order, which has been suspended. We will continue to offer...

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading (2nd Day) (Continued) (21 Feb 2017)

Lord Chidgey: ...countries to add only 25% to the local value for goods to qualify for duty-free access. A UK offer of trade preferences could extend to services in line with the agreed least developed countries waiver under the World Trade Organization, or WTO. A key issue is whether the UK can accede separately to existing EPAs or whether it can install replicas for ACP countries that have signed the...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: USA: British Nationals Abroad (13 Feb 2017)

the Marquess of Lothian: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether British nationals applying for new ESTAs for travel to the US under the Visa Waiver Program will be subject to additional checks and requirements, including the disclosure of social media information and mobile phone contacts.

Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2017 - Motion to Approve (9 Feb 2017)

Baroness Vere of Norbiton: contractual arrangements there are no plans to increase the per-minute fee for accessing telephone services overseas. Lastly, the order will also update the description of an electronic visa waiver so that it accurately matches the process and policy intent, as set out in the Immigration Rules. This service enables visitors from Oman, Kuwait, the UAE and Qatar to travel to the UK...

Changes in Us Immigration Policy (30 Jan 2017)

Alan Duncan: ...hon. Member for Doncaster North that that is a significant extension of and is different from the list drawn up by the Obama Administration when those countries were withdrawn from the US visa waiver programme in 2016. What President Obama did in December 2015 was amend the visa waiver. From January 2016, it did not include individuals or dual nationals who had, in the previous five years,...

Recent Changes to US Immigration Policy - Statement (30 Jan 2017)

Baroness Anelay of St Johns: ...referred to other countries. I appreciate that the list is of seven countries whose nationals President Obama had previously said would have to apply for visas and not be able to use the visa waiver scheme. The question of Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan is one for the US Administration, not us.

Us Immigration Policy (30 Jan 2017)

Karen Buck: ...Government. Can the Foreign Secretary help me on one specific point? A very diverse school party will leave for America in a few days, and a couple of the students have already been refused visa waivers. Will he do what he can to ensure smooth passage for those students, who are going to America to study the great tradition of American democracy?

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