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Committees: Companies House and Transgender Persons (20 Nov 2017)

Margot James: ...for that significant benefit, directors of companies must provide details relating to their identity, residential address information and annual accounts of the company. That process gives anyone the ability to check business records and the trading history of people and businesses that they are dealing with or proposing to enter into business with. It is only right that anyone should be...

Duties of Customs (20 Nov 2017)

Anneliese Dodds: ...), who highlighted the presence of the paragraph that, sadly, we see in the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, elements of the Finance Bill and the Trade Bill. The resolutions would give Ministers the ability to vary customs duties without what we regard as proper parliamentary scrutiny, and we cannot stand by and allow that as a House that is accountable to our constituents, who could...

TV Licence Fee — [Mrs Madeleine Moon in the Chair] (20 Nov 2017)

Peter Heaton-Jones: interview programme or to write a news story in a particular way. Not once did any of those things happen. Secondly, years later I had moved up the greasy pole, and I am living proof of the BBC axiom that someone always gets promoted to just beyond the level of their ability. When I was at that level, not once did I dream of saying to any of the reporters working for me, “I want...

Data Protection Bill [HL] - Committee (5th Day) (20 Nov 2017)

Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen: ..., we would have a crystal ball that could tell us all but the reality is that we do not. We do not have one now and the Information Commissioner will not have one three months after Royal Assent. We must preserve the ability of the regulatory toolkit to constantly adapt to changing circumstances and keep data subjects’ rights protected. I note the proposals in Amendments 182D to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Indefinite Leave to Remain (20 Nov 2017)

Brandon Lewis: ...set out in its service level agreement. All of us in this House should be very clear that, if people are here illegally, we want them to return to their homes. Under the compliance environment, the ability to work and to employ people should be restricted. We are very clear that people who are here illegally will be removed.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Patients: Transport (20 Nov 2017)

Layla Moran: ...ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will hold discussions with the Secretary of State for Transport on the effect of decreases to (a) bus routes and (b) the frequency of bus services on the ability of older people to access NHS appointments.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Patients: Transport (20 Nov 2017)

Layla Moran: ...last three years between the Secretary of State for Health and the Secretary of State for Transport discussed the effect of decreases to (a) bus routes and (b) the frequency of bus services on the ability of older people to access NHS appointments.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Patients: Transport (20 Nov 2017)

Layla Moran: ...) officials in his Department have held with (i) Ministers or (ii) officials in the Department for Transport on the effect of decreases to (A) bus routes and (B) the frequency of bus services on the ability of older people to access NHS appointments.

Written Answers — Department for Education: GCE A-Level (20 Nov 2017)

Nick Gibb: ...a pupil is asked to leave the school, the formal exclusions process set out in the school exclusion guidance must be followed. Schools may not exclude pupils because of their academic attainment or ability. In September the Department wrote to all secondary schools and local authorities to remind them of these rules. Under the Education and Skills Act 2008, all young people are required...

National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 - Motion to Regret (16 Nov 2017)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: ...that all GP and A&E services remain free for all. I am also clear that immediately necessary or urgent treatment—such as all maternity services—will never be withheld, regardless of the patient’s ability or desire to identify themselves or pay. To reassure the noble Baroness, Lady Taylor, and other noble Lords, it is for clinicians, and no one else, to determine...

Public Accounts Commission: Child Maintenance Service (16 Nov 2017)

Angela Crawley: ...the domestic abuse survivor can move on to the collect and pay service. Let me tell the Minister why that answer is at best careless and at worst negligent. Giving abusers access to communication with their former partners through bank transfers, and the ability to leave messages while doing so, continues the cycle of abuse. Allowing abusers to pay late without fear of enforcement also...

Defence Aerospace Industrial Strategy (16 Nov 2017)

Carol Monaghan: ...admitted that himself, warning of an “extraordinary increase” in Russian submarine activity in the north Atlantic when he gave evidence to MPs last month. Despite those warnings, the UK’s ability to find the submarines has been drastically hampered since the Nimrod was scrapped seven years ago. In the past few years, we have seen American, Canadian, French and Norwegian...

Older Persons: Human Rights and Care - Motion to Take Note (16 Nov 2017)

Baroness Greengross: ...are an even more fragile provider market, growing and undermet needs, further strain on informal care, less investment in prevention, continued pressure on an already overstretched care workforce and a decreased ability of social care to help to mitigate the demand pressures on the NHS. We know that this is having a huge impact on many people supported by adult social care and support...

Working-age Benefits - Question for Short Debate (16 Nov 2017)

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope: ...not know that we expected that, although I thought it would happen—and it is important to remember as well that it is 4% for food and drink. The noble Lord, Lord Beecham, knows about this better than I do, but as much as anything, the ability of local authorities to soak up some of the downstream consequences, which are inevitable in terms of public services, is diminished in a way...

Universal Credit - Motion to Take Note (16 Nov 2017)

Baroness Buscombe: replaces. We know that these reforms represent a significant change for many people and we respect that, but this Government are committed to delivering UC safely and fairly to the best of our ability. At every stage of the process to date, we have worked to modify our approach with claimants’ experiences in mind. This is why we pioneered a system of advance payments for those...

Universal Credit Roll-Out (16 Nov 2017)

Alex Burghart: ..., and it was a way of trying to take people out of poverty by giving them handouts. However, the way it was set up meant that many people were discouraged from taking on more work, which inhibited their ability to move on in life, improve their situations, and support their family. Universal credit was born out of that realisation, and from a desire to build a welfare system that would...

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