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Autumn Statement 2022 - Motion to Take Note (29 Nov 2022)

Viscount Chandos: .... However, as important a factor in the increase in the debt service cost are the projected payments by the Treasury to the Bank of England under the indemnity that has been entered into for the operations of quantitative easing. At the Economic Affairs Committee meeting earlier today, the Governor of the Bank of England said that he did not believe in hindsight and therefore he would not...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy Support (29 Nov 2022)

Andy McDonald: ...energy via a private wire relationship do not qualify for the energy bill relief scheme, with some major employers paying millions more for their energy and facing the real prospect of ceasing operations and moving overseas. Will the Minister meet me to discuss how their concerns can be addressed?

Scottish Parliament: Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill (29 Nov 2022)

Martin Whitfield: ...a number of other speakers, she talked about the evidence that has been heard in the Scottish Parliament that that will be a real shock to the system and that our businesses are truly struggling to operate under the post-Brexit regime. Jenni Minto also referred to the comment from the RSPB that the proposals are an “attack on nature”. Nature does not have a voice in this place, other...

Gulf States: Human Rights Abuses - Motion to Take Note (24 Nov 2022)

Baroness Featherstone: ...and enlightenment comes in many forms. I went on to be a DfID Minister. Coterminous with that, David Cameron made me national ministerial champion for tackling violence against women and girls overseas, across the whole world, on my own. The thing that became crystal clear to me, in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, the Gulf states and beyond, is that where women are oppressed and suppressed,...

Gulf States: Human Rights Abuses - Motion to Take Note (24 Nov 2022)

Baroness Featherstone: ...and enlightenment comes in many forms. I went on to be a DfID Minister. Coterminous with that, David Cameron made me national ministerial champion for tackling violence against women and girls overseas, across the whole world, on my own. The thing that became crystal clear to me, in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, the Gulf states and beyond, is that where women are oppressed and suppressed,...

Public Bill Committee: Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill: New Clause 60 - Reporting requirement (enforcement capabilities) (24 Nov 2022)

Thomas Tugendhat: ...That robust gateway has already prevented over 200 firms that were unable to manage anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing risks from being registered. Cryptoasset firms approved to operate in the UK are subject to ongoing supervision by the FCA to make sure they continue to meet those standards. The regime also provides the FCA with a number of powers in relation to those...

Public Bill Committee: Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill: New Clause 53 - Beneficial owners in overseas territories (24 Nov 2022)

Kevin Hollinrake: I do not think we should operate on the basis of rumours, but I hope that the overseas territories and Crown dependencies will be following this debate with interest. We want them to follow both the spirit and the letter of the legislation that is implemented. The information should be publicly available—that is the clear intention. This is a major commitment that will put the overseas...

Public Bill Committee: Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill: New Clause 54 - Entities from high-risk jurisdictions: prohibition on ownership of UK land (24 Nov 2022)

Stephen Kinnock: ...the clause be read a Second time. Given the extensive discussions we have had on issues involving money laundering risks, including risks in relation to certain designated high-risk jurisdictions overseas, there is a fundamental question that we are not sure we have got to the bottom of. That question, which is addressed in part by new clause 54, is why we should allow a company...

Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill - Second Reading (Continued) (23 Nov 2022)

Lord Anderson of Ipswich: ..., participation, transparency and immunity. Those concerns are close to those of the Commission for Victims and Survivors and reflect the principles that have been deployed to such good effect by Operation Kenova. Jon Boutcher’s remarkable work, and its legacy to date of more than 30 cases awaiting the decision of prosecutors, is proof that effective independent investigation can take...

Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill - Second Reading: Amendment to the Motion (23 Nov 2022)

Baroness Hoey: ...introduce new legislation to tackle the vexatious legal claims that undermine our Armed Forces and further incorporate the Armed Forces Covenant into law.” We saw that legislation enacted in the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Act 2021, but crucially it omitted Operation Banner veterans who served in Northern Ireland. The result has been the continuing prosecutions...

Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill: New Clause 61 (23 Nov 2022)

Clive Betts: ...that probably means that we need something beyond the size of an individual local authority to enable the economic transfer of power on the scale that is necessary to make a difference—to attract overseas investment, to get the skills agenda going, to put the transport infrastructure in place, and to do all the things that we want to see. That is why combined authorities are probably a...

Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill: New Clause 61 (23 Nov 2022)

Clive Betts: ...that probably means that we need something beyond the size of an individual local authority to enable the economic transfer of power on the scale that is necessary to make a difference—to attract overseas investment, to get the skills agenda going, to put the transport infrastructure in place, and to do all the things that we want to see. That is why combined authorities are probably a...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: British Overseas Territories: Russia (23 Nov 2022)

Leo Docherty: International sanctions are having a significant impact on Putin's war machine. The Russian Federation has introduced a range of retaliatory measures. British Overseas Territories have been added to a list of countries and territories who have committed "unfriendly actions" - a response to their support for sanctions. This places a number of restrictions on the operations and transactions of...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: USA: Armed Forces (23 Nov 2022)

James Heappey: As a UK overseas territory run and administered by the MOD, the Sovereign Base Areas are unique within Defence. For operational and security reasons, we do not release details of US personnel participating in current or future operations in this specific location.

Energy (oil and gas) profits levy (22 Nov 2022)

Neale Hanvey: ...by Westminster. Despite the many risks of freeports for employment rights and protections, Scotland loses again. The Chancellor has failed to set out costed plans for how these freeports will operate, be funded and be essential to regeneration, job creation and trade with European and other overseas markets. This all shows that the empty promises of Brexit are exactly that—empty. The...

Public Bill Committee: Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill: New Clause 13 - Registration of information about land (22 Nov 2022)

...reference to an entity’s being entered as proprietor in the proprietorship section of a title sheet is a reference to the name of the entity being so entered.’”— This new clause requires an overseas entity, when applying for registration in the register of overseas entities or providing an update, to include the title number etc for relevant interests in land held by it. For...

Public Bill Committee: Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill: New Clause 1 - Change of addresses of officers of overseas companies by registrar (22 Nov 2022)

Kevin Hollinrake: ...serve with you in the Chair, Ms Elliott. Government new clauses 1 to 4 will introduce delegated powers allowing for the application of the Companies House reform measures elsewhere in the Bill to overseas companies registered in the UK. In this context, an overseas company is one that is incorporated overseas but that has a physical establishment or branch in the UK. Under long-standing...

Public Bill Committee: Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill: Clause 145 - Information orders: money laundering (22 Nov 2022)

Thomas Tugendhat: ...the Financial Action Task Force, known as FATF—including to me, actually—and enable greater collaboration with international financial intelligence units. That aids public safety in the UK and overseas, and furthers the UK’s efforts to combat illicit financial flows entering the UK economy. FATF is the international body devoted to developing and promoting policies to combat money...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Confucius Institutes: Higher Education (22 Nov 2022)

Claire Coutinho: Like all similar bodies, Confucius Institutes should operate transparently and with a full commitment to the department’s values of openness and freedom of expression. Universities have a responsibility to ensure that any partnership with a Confucius Institute is managed appropriately and that the right due diligence is in place. We encourage any providers with concerns to contact the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Police: British Overseas Territories (22 Nov 2022)

Chris Philp: The Home Office supports the training of police offices across the British Overseas Territories through various areas based on the assessed requirement. This ranges from investigatory training to enhance operational capability or the deployment of UK police officers for short term secondments. In addition, the College of Policing makes its training syllabus readily available to all the...


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