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Armed Forces Bill (8 Feb 2021)

Dan Jarvis: ...three key areas. First, under current rules, service personnel can apply for indefinite leave to remain after four years, and naturalisation after five. These should be the benchmarks for any fee waiver scheme that is introduced. Secondly, the proposals must also incorporate dependants. Thirdly, the Government must bring forward a plan to help veterans and their families who have already...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Musicians: Work Permits (5 Feb 2021)

Baroness Barran: ...professionals to travel and perform in the UK and the EU without needing work-permits. Regrettably, these proposals were rejected by the EU. Due to the UK’s inclusion on the EU Schengen visa-waiver list, certain activities should be permitted, visa-free, across the whole Schengen Area for up to 90 days in a 180-day period. Member States may require a visa and/or a work permit for what...

Domestic Abuse Bill - Committee (4th Day): Amendment 121 (3 Feb 2021)

Lord Wolfson of Tredegar: ...We have made a public commitment to look at the capital thresholds for victims of domestic abuse where these apply. However, at the moment, the legal aid agency is able to apply for an eligibility waiver for victims of domestic abuse who are applying for an injunction or other order for protection. Therefore, an applicant for such an order may be eligible for legal aid even if they have...

Music Sector: Working in Europe - Question (3 Feb 2021)

the Earl of Clancarty: My Lords, does the Minister find it acceptable that artists from countries across the globe, such as Colombia and the United Arab Emirates, have through the standard visa waiver agreement potentially better access to the EU than ourselves, the EU’s next-door neighbour? What steps are the Government taking to proactively engage with the EU to find a solution to touring arrangements in...

Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill [Lords] (2 Feb 2021)

Paul Howell:, and these opportunities should be more achievable under more advanced systems as and when they are introduced. My main concern today, however, is about the powers on allowing the waiver of the rule that airlines must use their allocated airport slots at least 80% of the time to avoid losing the slots in the next season. While I have no desire to encourage airlines to fly...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Coronavirus (2 Feb 2021)

Rachael Maskell: the continuing emergence of new variants of the Sars Cov-2, if the Government will make it its policy to support the proposed (a) WTO Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights waiver and (b) WHO Covid-19 Technology Access Pool to facilitate collaboration in developing effective tools against those new strains.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Arts: Visas (2 Feb 2021)

Rachel Reeves: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the EU legislation database and existing visa waiver agreements between the EU and other countries such as Colombia, UAE, Tonga, St Lucia which include a definition of paid activity to not cover artists performing an activity on an ad-hoc basis; and whether...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Coronavirus: TRIPS Agreement (1 Feb 2021)

Rachael Maskell: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what the Government’s position is on the proposed WTO Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights waiver in response to the covid-19 pandemic and allowing countries to use it in their domestic context.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Visas: EU Countries (1 Feb 2021)

Desmond Swayne: ...for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether it is a Government priority to negotiate extensions to the 90 in 180 days visa-free visit limit by UK subjects to the EU by means of visa waiver agreements with individual EU states permitted within the Schengen acquis and the UK's Trade and Cooperation Agreement with the EU.

Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill [HL] - Third Reading (28 Jan 2021)

Baroness Randerson: a time when airports have suffered severely financially, and concern about the requirement to release so-called spare airspace capacity for general aviation. The wholly new section on slot waivers is a direct result of the pandemic and is welcome in order to avoid environmentally damaging ghost flights, but I remain concerned and hope that the Government will make sure that in future...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Delivery Services: Plastic Bags (26 Jan 2021)

Julian Sturdy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of reinstating the waiver on the plastic bag charge for home-delivery purchases that applied during the covid-19 lockdown announced in March 2020, to help prevent virus transmission via delivery drivers through allowing the doorstep deposit of delivered goods.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Child Maintenance Service: Fees and Charges (25 Jan 2021)

Guy Opperman: ...Service £20 Application fee for the last 3 years is as follows: Applications Fee 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 £m £m £m 1.510 0.972 0.749 (Application fees reduced due to the waiver introduced in cases of Domestic Abuse) Income received through collection charges for the last 3 years are below: 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 £m £m £m PP...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Iron and Steel: Northern Ireland (22 Jan 2021)

Penny Mordaunt: ...for moving goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland, which is available on This includes the various means that are in place - whether through the UK Trader Scheme, the de minimis waiver arrangements, or the preferential arrangements available under the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement - to ensure goods are able to move from Great Britain to Northern Ireland...

Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill [HL] - Report: Amendment 12A (21 Jan 2021)

Baroness Randerson: ...vary dramatically according to the make-up of carriers from specific airports—with new ones coming and going—and to their commercial decisions. It also uses the term of a year, while slot waivers work in seasons to reflect the patterns of demand, which vary from season to season. Can the Minister confirm that the year as a whole will be the point of comparison? Another point that I...

UK Musicians: EU Visa Arrangements - Commons Urgent Question (20 Jan 2021)

Baroness Bull: My Lords, the EU has visa-waiver agreements in place with some 27 countries that allow 90 days’ visa-free travel within any 180 days and that specifically permit artists to undertake paid work on an ad hoc basis. In contrast to responses yesterday, an EU official quoted today has said that the phrase “ad hoc” covers touring and could, by negotiation, have been extended to support staff....

Northern Ireland: Northern Ireland Protocol (20 Jan 2021)

Brandon Lewis: ...long time, and I think everybody can recognise that. He outlines some specific details. We have been very clear that there should not be any tariffs on internal UK trade. We will make full use of waivers and reimbursements to minimise the impact on business in any scenario. I will be very happy to engage with the sector directly, and with him and any other colleagues, on this issue. We...

UK Musicians: EU Visa Arrangements (19 Jan 2021)

Caroline Dinenage: ...that will not be possible in the immediate or foreseeable future. It is all about having those bilateral conversations with colleagues in EU member states. At this stage, it would not be about a waiver but about facilitation and what we can do to make the situation as easy and as straightforward as possible and, of course, those are the conversations that we will be having.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Musicians: EU Countries (14 Jan 2021)

Kirsten Oswald: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of negotiating a reciprocal touring artist visa waiver programme with the EU to ensure that artists, musicians and performers can tour freely.

Covid-19: Vaccinations - Statement (13 Jan 2021)

Baroness Sheehan: My Lords, no one is safe until everyone is safe. Does the Minister agree? If so, what thought have the Government given to supporting the temporary TRIPS waiver proposal by South Africa and India, given that it will help the WHO’s efforts to co-ordinate the local supply of vaccines through its C-TAP initiative?

Medicines and Medical Devices Bill - Report (1st Day): Amendment 10 (12 Jan 2021)

Baroness Sheehan: ...the very least, that means invoking compulsory licences. If the Government are serious about getting this vaccine to everyone in the UK and the rest of the world, they must also support the TRIPS waiver so that unhelpful intellectual property protections on Covid-19 tools can be removed. The TRIPS waiver is a proposal put recently to the WTO TRIPS council by South Africa and India, meaning...

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