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Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [Lords] (20 Feb 2018)

Alan Duncan: ...will be made under the negative procedure; regulations that do not implement UN sanctions regimes will be made under the made-affirmative procedure. The hon. Member for Glasgow Central talked about the ability to amend devolved legislation as being “monstrous”. I think she slightly misunderstands the process here. Sanctions are a matter of foreign policy.

Safeguarding in the Aid Sector - Statement (20 Feb 2018)

Lord Bates: Yes, that point is well worth making. It is one reason why we have brought in independent expertise from outside to strengthen our ability to review. I would also point out for the record that Oxfam itself has voluntarily agreed to withdraw, as opposed to being barred, from the position. As regards other government departments, the Permanent Secretary has written to all those that administer...

Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill - Second Reading (Continued) (20 Feb 2018)

Baroness Sugg: this time. As many noble Lords have pointed out, the development of automated vehicles is in its infancy and legislating too early or unilaterally may hinder our development of the technology and constrain our ability to steer consensus on international standards. On additional regulation-making powers to cover automated vehicles as suggested by my noble friends Lord Borwick and Lord...

Post-18 Education (20 Feb 2018)

Carol Monaghan: ...with the lowest debt in the UK. Is it not time that we stopped the nonsense and abolished the fees, and matched not just Scotland, but the rest of the developed world? Going to university should be based on the ability to learn, not the ability to pay. If the fees for some less expensive degree courses are lowered, as has been rumoured, has the Secretary of State considered how he will...

Aid Sector: Safeguarding (20 Feb 2018)

Lloyd Russell-Moyle: Following the International Development Committee’s hearing this morning, a number of areas for immediate action were raised. One was about charities’ ability to do a Disclosure and Barring Service check—formerly a Criminal Records Bureau check—for all their workers. Will the Secretary of State take immediate action to ensure that they can do that by including them as...

Northern Ireland (20 Feb 2018)

Sammy Wilson: ...Belfast agreement have given a power of veto and blackmail to Sinn Féin. Given that there will be no giving in to that blackmail, will the Secretary of State recognise that, in the absence of the ability to set up an Executive, the only way forward for proper governance in Northern Ireland is for her to start taking some of the decisions that are important for the day-to-day running...

Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill - Second Reading (20 Feb 2018)

Lord Borwick: ...can explain to me slowly—very slowly—the meaning of, “a requirement for it to be incapable of driving itself unsafely”? There is another “must” in Clause 1(3): “The Secretary … must publish the list … each time it is revised”. Is this practical when the Tesla, for example, may have the ability to safely drive itself turned on or...

Apprenticeships - Question (20 Feb 2018)

the Bishop of Winchester: ...say that their apprenticeship salary does not enable them to afford basic living costs. What action are the Government taking to address issues in the benefits framework which adversely affect the ability of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to successfully complete their apprenticeships?

Charities, Social Enterprises and Voluntary Organisations - Question (20 Feb 2018)

Baroness Walmsley: ...not just by regulation but by policy developments. Will the Minister say whether there is a protocol across government to investigate how new policy developments impact on charities and their ability to do their work?

NHS Staff: Oxfordshire (20 Feb 2018)

Justin Madders: ...which the Opposition feel passionately. It is fair to say, from the right hon. Gentleman’s comments, that the local NHS leadership are not on his Christmas card list. He gave a pretty damning assessment of their ability to engage, but of course the structures we are currently working under were brought in under the Health and Social Care Act 2012, which led to the removal of the...

PACE Trial: People with ME — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (20 Feb 2018)

Carol Monaghan: ...further reaching. Many sufferers have reported major difficulties in accessing financial support. Employment and support allowance assessments do not consider the impact of exertion on a person’s ability to function on subsequent days, and personal independence payment assessments, which consider ME to be psychological following the PACE report, mean that sufferers struggle to access...

UK Basketball — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] (20 Feb 2018)

Rosena Allin-Khan: ...) and my hon. Friend the Member for Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport (Luke Pollard) have said, it is right that as a country we support athletes who are at the top of their game—those who have the ability to achieve their dreams—but when large swathes of young people are galvanised by their love for a sport such as basketball and not by Olympic medal potential, we owe it to them...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Correspondence (20 Feb 2018)

Sarah Newton: ...for Health and Disability Assessments and the Independent Assessment Services that they do not use 2nd class post when inviting claimants for assessment appointments. All providers also have the ability to change the appointment.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum (20 Feb 2018)

Jo Stevens: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the effect the Government's hostile environment policy on the ability of asylum seekers to claim asylum in the UK.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: London Bridge Station: Repairs and Maintenance (20 Feb 2018)

Jo Johnson: ..., and, with 24 Thameslink trains per hour being able to run at peak times through the central London core from 2019, the station concourse now has two-thirds more space for passengers and it will have the ability to cope with 96 million passengers per year, up from the 54 million today.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Faith Schools: Admissions (20 Feb 2018)

Anne Milton: Faith designated schools are allowed to admit children on the basis of their faith as part of their oversubscription criteria. The ability to do this is ‎permitted by the Equality Act.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Courts: Video Conferencing (20 Feb 2018)

Richard Burgon: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how the decision will be made on assessing whether a child defendant has the ability to effectively participate in court proceedings via a video link rather than in person; and what adjustments are made for a child appearing before a court via video link.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Right to Manage Companies (20 Feb 2018)

Baroness Gardner of Parkes: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to review the operation of Chapter 1 of Part 2 of the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 in respect of the ability of those exercising the right to manage premises to meet their obligations to manage by applying to the head lessee to allow them to pursue forfeiture of those premises following a court judgment which is unable to...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Emergencies: Mobile Phones (19 Feb 2018)

David Lidington: ...providers and behavioural scientists and undertook geographically limited, but realistic, trials of mobile alerting culminating in 2014. Mobile alerting is kept under review as part of our ability to warn and inform the public about emergencies through a range of channels.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Motor Vehicles: Insurance (14 Feb 2018)

Jesse Norman: ...vehicle owners involved in a traffic accident. In the case of contracts for compulsory motor insurance, the rules (now set out in Regulation 1215/2012 which replaced Regulation 44/2001) restrict the ability of contracting parties to enter into jurisdiction clauses, and ensure that policy holders are protected. A direct right of action against the insurer by an injured party, exercisable in...

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