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Finance Bill: Assessment of revenue from VAT on women’s sanitary products (5 Sep 2016)

Jane Ellison: ...of achieving that goal as quickly as we can, in a manner that is legal and proper—I will come back to that—and that, in our new changed circumstances after the referendum vote, will not have a negative impact on our negotiations over the UK’s exit from the European Union. Achieving that shared goal in a legal manner before we leave the EU requires a change in EU...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statements: Local Government: Severance Arrangements for Councillors (3 Jul 2012)

Alex Attwood: .... This statement recognises that the people we serve will, rightly, ask challenging questions about this proposal. However, it also recognises that there are people who served our citizens and communities greatly, who have earned our respect and whom we should support as they leave political life. There are long-established councillors with decades of service and constituency work who...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Powers of Entry etc. Bill [HL] (22 Mar 2010)

Lord Davies of Oldham: Set out below are the 65 Acts and 152 statutory instruments listed in the Schedule to the Powers of Entry etc. Bill [HL] under which officials of Defra and public or private bodies answerable to the Secretary of State, or others, eg police officers or local authority officials, can exercise powers of entry. The list in the schedule to the noble Lord's Private Member's Bill includes some...

Written Ministerial Statements — Treasury: Terrorist Asset Freezing (27 Jan 2010)

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: ...to deal with terrorism, including freezing the assets of those involved in terrorism. The UK has implemented these obligations through Orders in Council made under section 1 of the United Nations Act 1946. Section 1 of the UN Act authorises the Government to make an Order in Council to give effect to any decision of the UN Security Council where such provision appears to be "necessary or...

European Communities (Finance) Bill (4 Feb 2008)

Lord Davies of Oldham: ...agreement was good for Europe and good for Britain. The own resources decision contains the detail of the revenue element of that financial perspective agreement. It amends the arrangements for financing the budget of the European communities for the period 2007-13. Clause 1 allows the own resources decision to be put into effect by providing for it to be added to the list of community...

Written Answers — Treasury: EU Budget (29 Jan 2008)

Angela Eagle: United Kingdom contributions to the EC budget are made by virtue of the European Communities (Finance) Act 2001.

National Security (14 Nov 2007)

Baroness Ashton of Upholland: ...to update the House, as I promised in July, on the measures we are taking at home, following the incidents on 29 June and 30 June, both to root out terrorism and to strengthen the resilience of communities to resist extremist influence, measures that to succeed will require not just military and security resources but more policing and intelligence and an enhanced effort to win hearts...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: National Security (14 Nov 2007)

Gordon Brown: ...about the potential threat from UK-based terrorists, I want to update the House, as I promised in July, on the measures we are taking at home to root out terrorism and strengthen the resilience of communities to resist extremist influences following the incidents of 29 June and 30 June. As everyone in this House knows, to succeed, those measures will require not just military and...

Community Cohesion (Cambridgeshire) (14 Jul 2006)

Stewart Jackson: Thank you, Madam Deputy Speaker, for allowing me the opportunity to raise an urgent and pressing matter on behalf of my constituents. Peterborough has an excellent record of harmonious community relations, having evolved from a relatively small cathedral city of about 48,000 citizens after the second world war with an economy based on engineering, the railways and agriculture, to a diverse...

London: Financial Centre (8 Jun 2006)

Lord McKenzie of Luton: ...to deal in 20 minutes with all the points that have been raised, but I will do my best. All noble Lords here today know the vital role that the financial sector plays in the modern British economy: financing business investment and expansion; providing a range of products that allows the general public to save and borrow; and allowing companies and individuals to insure against risks to...

Written Answers — Treasury: Departmental Legislation (24 May 2006)

John Healey: The Acts that received Royal Assent between 1976 and 2006 for which Treasury Ministers have policy responsibility for the whole or a part, in addition to annual Finance, Appropriation and Consolidated Fund Acts, are listed as follows. 1. In relation to the functions of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (other than administration functions in respect of a matter for which another Department...

Small and Medium-sized Businesses (16 Mar 2006)

Baroness Miller of Hendon: .... It is not the Government's fault if customers choose to vote with their feet in favour of cheapness and economy, but, as the noble Lord, Lord Fyfe of Fairfield, said, the effects can be devastating for communities. The Government have some influence, however, over the granting of planning consents for new, giant out-of-town shopping centres. I hope that they listened carefully to what...

Denominational Schools (20 Jul 2004)

Mr Kevin McNamara: ...tribute to their sterling work. To start, I want to express my opposition to calls to water down or undermine the role of faith schools, not only in improving education standards but in the wider community. That is not to say that one particular type of education is beyond criticism. There is always scope to perfect existing services. There are those in our midst who want to abolish faith...

Spending Review (12 Jul 2004)

Gordon Brown: It is because the public sector has invested £6 billion in new technology, modernising our ability to provide back-office and transactional services, that I can announce, with the detailed plans that Departments are publishing for the years to 2008, a gross reduction in civil service posts of 84,150, in order to release resources from administration to invest in the front line. With the...

Comprehensive Spending Review (12 Jul 2004)

Lord McIntosh of Haringey: ...of national income, but now cost just 2 per cent, the lowest since 1915. Unemployment, which, in 1997, cost 1 per cent of national income, now costs a third of that, just 0.3 per cent—the lowest of our major European competitors. It is because unemployment and debt interest payments now consume just 2.3 per cent of national income—half the 4.6 per cent of national income of...

European Union: Taxation (25 Feb 2004)

Baroness Noakes: ...is that direct taxation, or elements of direct taxation, have already been ceded. The position is now getting serious, and we are already part-way down a slippery slope. Unless the Government act with some determination, of which we have seen no sign yet, we will end up with UK taxation becoming subsumed more and more in the tentacles of the EU. That could well harm British taxpayers. It...

Liaison: Select Committee Report (14 Jan 2004)

...in the next Session, read a second time and committed to a Select Committee. Accordingly, we recommend that the committee begin its work after the Easter Recess. Implications of withdrawal from the European Union 3. The committee has considered a proposal put forward by Lord Moran that a Select Committee be established to consider the implications for the United Kingdom of withdrawal from...

Financial Statement and Budget Report (16 Dec 2003)

Lord McIntosh of Haringey: My Lords, each year, the Government report information to the Commission on our main economic policy measures. The procedure is set out in Articles 99 and 104 of the European Communities treaty, which relate to the broad economic policy guidelines, convergence and stability programmes and the excessive deficits procedure. The objective is to ensure that member states' economic policies are...

Local Government (8 Dec 2003)

Phil Hope: ...different contexts, and rightly so: it is a central theme in the Government's thinking, and underpinned much of what we said in our White Paper and the new financial freedoms in the Local Government Act 2003. What does localism mean? Like many well used phrases, it is, I suspect, open to a range of different interpretations. Presumably, it is the opposite of centralism and command...

Finance Bill (3 Jul 2003)

Lord McIntosh of Haringey: My Lords, I beg to move that this Bill be now read a second time. I shall also be speaking to the Motion to approve Her Majesty's Government's assessment in the Budget 2003 for the purposes of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993, and of course the report of the Economic Affairs Committee on the Finance Bill 2003 is also being considered today. Noble Lords will know that the...


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