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Public Health (6 Jan 2021)

Dame Cheryl Gillan: ...cargo, including medicines and PPE. It is facing a proposed reduction of only 7% in its £118 million rates bill, while airports in Scotland and Northern Ireland and even supermarkets have a 100% waiver. We are lagging behind other international countries, so can we have more support for the aviation sector and review it, so that its services are not threatened? We need more assistance...

Domestic Abuse Bill - Second Reading (5 Jan 2021)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: .... As part of this, we have made a public commitment to look at the capital thresholds for victims of domestic abuse, where these apply. At the moment, the legal aid agency can apply an eligibility waiver for victims of domestic abuse applying for an injunction or other orders for protection, which means that an applicant for a protective injunction may be eligible for legal aid, even if...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax: Coronavirus (16 Dec 2020)

Christian Wakeford: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to extend the stamp duty waiver to allow people who have started but may not complete the house buying process within the existing deadline to benefit from that policy.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Reserve Forces: Pay (15 Dec 2020)

James Heappey: ...consequent bounty payment in 2020-21 compared to 55% in 2019-20. Reservists who are unable to complete the authorised training due to the current pause in activity will be invited to apply for a waiver to the Bounty Waiver Board.

EU Withdrawal Agreement (9 Dec 2020)

Andrew Murrison: The temporary food waiver for trusted traders is very much to be welcomed and my right hon. Friend is to be congratulated on securing it, but may I press him a little on the detail of what will then follow, because businesses need certainty? What he has had to say will of course be welcome to the big supermarkets, but smaller operators, small shops and street traders, on whom the great...

Northern Ireland (Ways and Means) (8 Dec 2020)

Sammy Wilson: ...Ireland should not have to pay those taxes. I heard what the Minister said. It appears that, even with the Bill, he is not ruling that out. If I noted him correctly, he said that there would be a waiver where tariffs are incurred that should not have been incurred. He is almost admitting that, in the Bill that he has introduced, there will be provision to repay those tariffs. However,...

Trade Bill - Report (1st Day): Amendment 11 (7 Dec 2020)

Baroness Sheehan: .... The billions of pounds of public money helped, of course, but it is now the turn of politicians to do likewise and remove political barriers to rolling out vaccines. The South African and Indian waiver proposal has been welcomed by the WHO. Next year, the UK will host the G7, and health will be top of the agenda. If we do not support the waiver, what will our position be on ramping up...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Finance (2 Dec 2020)

Chris Philp: ...information on families receiving support under Section 17 of the Children Act 1989, although such information if provided would be taken into consideration for Change of Circumstances and Fee Waiver applications.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Intellectual Property: Coronavirus (2 Dec 2020)

Sarah Champion: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, if she will make it her policy to support the proposed WTO waiver on IP protection, as proposed by India and South Africa, to support the global scale up of covid-19 medical products such as treatments and vaccines.

Intellectual Property Rights: Affordable Drugs - Question (30 Nov 2020)

Baroness Sheehan: ...of the world still lack access to HIV/AIDS medicines. Given that the development of Covid-19 vaccines is largely taxpayer-funded, will the Government back the WHO’s support for a temporary waiver to parts of the TRIPS Agreement?

Legislative Reform (Renewal of Radio Licences) Order 2020 - Motion to Approve (27 Nov 2020)

Baroness Barran: ...have had the wider economic support packages, but DCMS has also negotiated a significant package of support for commercial radio stations, ensuring that smaller stations benefited from a six-month waiver of transmission charges, and we repurposed the Community Radio Fund to provide small grants to community stations that are facing financial challenges as a result of the pandemic. The fund...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Coronavirus: Medical Treatments (25 Nov 2020)

Wendy Chamberlain: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether the Government supports the World Trade Organisation proposed waiver for covid-19 intellectual property.

Customs Safety, Security and Economic Operators Registration and Identification (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 - Motion to Approve (19 Nov 2020)

Lord Agnew of Oulton: with us and we see from surveys that awareness is going up weekly. However, this is of course made more complicated by Covid. The noble Baroness asked why we could not provide longer-term waivers in this SI. The practical limit is that under the international customs rules one cannot make these things permanent, but we believe that the six-month delay will give businesses a chance to...

Northern Ireland Protocol: Implementation Proposals (18 Nov 2020)

Louise Haigh: ...lead them to pull out of Northern Ireland altogether. It is absurd that food destined for Northern Ireland supermarkets should be considered a risk to the EU single market, so is either a temporary waiver requirement or a permanent trusted trader scheme about to be confirmed? Again, why have the Government refused to engage directly with Northern Ireland retailers? Northern Ireland...

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: Applications (12 Nov 2020)

Kevin Foster: ...may be complex are directed to the Home Office run Support Centres (SSC) where they receive support with their application. SSC customers who are unable to pay the application fee may submit a fee waiver request. Customers who have been granted a fee waiver and who fit certain criteria may be eligible to apply for travel assistance to attend their closest SSC. Within the UK, customers who...

International Covid-19 Response: Innovation and Access to Treatment (5 Nov 2020)

Wendy Chamberlain: ...Minister’s commendable actions to date, but it is clear that there are still key steps to be taken. It is also clear that other countries are now taking those steps, on issues such as patents, waivers and support for the World Health Organisation’s C-TAP—covid-19 technology access pool—which, without UK support, risks being undermined. I thank the Minister, but it is clear that...

Pothole and Highway Repairs: Syria: Humanitarian Situation (3 Nov 2020)

James Cleverly: Syria and we will implement our own sanctions regime after the transition period. It is worth remembering that there are no sanctions on food or medicines and that there are humanitarian waivers so that essential items can get in while the tools for further oppression cannot. If Russia wants those sanctions lifted or for the UK and our allies to fund Syria’s reconstruction, it must...

Written Answers — Home Office: British Nationality: Fees and Charges (3 Nov 2020)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...Williams of Trafford on 19 October (HL Deb, cols 1272–5), in how many instances citizenship fees were waived during the last twelve months for which figures are available; how many of those waivers involved children; and what plans they have to undertake a children’s best interest assessment of their policy on citizenship fees.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Air Passenger Duty: Coronavirus (23 Oct 2020)

Henry Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions his Department has had with HM Treasury on the potential merits of introducing a 12-month waiver for Air Passenger Duty to support vital trade and connectivity during the covid-19 pandemic.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Domestic Abuse (22 Oct 2020)

Alex Chalk: ...working to ensure that victims are protected and supported. We recognise that victims of domestic abuse may need legal aid quickly in emergency situations, so there is already an eligibility cap waiver in place, which means that an applicant for a protective injunction may be eligible for legal aid even if they have income or capital above the thresholds in the means test, though they may...

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