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Animals (Low-Welfare Activities Abroad) Bill (3 Feb 2023)

Angela Richardson: ...research carried out by the University of Surrey in my Guildford constituency. The report presented an assessment of nine of the world’s leading travel attraction experience companies and tour operators on their commitment to wildlife-friendly tourism. Although two big-name companies have worked with World Animal Protection to proactively remove captive wildlife entertainment from their...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Confucius Institutes (3 Feb 2023)

Claire Coutinho: ...(HE), regardless of where the challenge comes from. It will require and empower registered HE providers, colleges and students’ unions to push back on freedom of speech related threats from overseas. The Bill will also address concerns about the possible influence of overseas money in English HE. These new measures will help the Office for Students (OfS) understand the possible impact of...

EU: Trade in Goods (European Affairs Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (2 Feb 2023)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: ...following the election of the Conservative Government in 1979 and serving every single day until the Government left office in 1997. I first saw her on television, when she was the Minister for Overseas Development, visiting many countries on behalf of the UK. She has a proud record of achievement in the field of international development, both in and out of government. I wish her a long...

EU: Trade in Goods (European Affairs Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (2 Feb 2023)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: ...following the election of the Conservative Government in 1979 and serving every single day until the Government left office in 1997. I first saw her on television, when she was the Minister for Overseas Development, visiting many countries on behalf of the UK. She has a proud record of achievement in the field of international development, both in and out of government. I wish her a long...

Environmental Improvement Plan 2023 (1 Feb 2023)

Robert Goodwill: ...more sustainable materials for plastic in packaging for foods—the sad fact remains that our local authorities are very good at collecting waste, but the majority of our plastic waste is exported overseas. Will the Secretary of State look at two things she could do to improve that situation? First, will she look at the operation of extended producer responsibility, and maybe look at what...

Environmental Improvement Plan 2023 (1 Feb 2023)

Robert Goodwill: ...more sustainable materials for plastic in packaging for foods—the sad fact remains that our local authorities are very good at collecting waste, but the majority of our plastic waste is exported overseas. Will the Secretary of State look at two things she could do to improve that situation? First, will she look at the operation of extended producer responsibility, and maybe look at what...

Environmental Improvement Plan 2023 (1 Feb 2023)

Robert Goodwill: ...more sustainable materials for plastic in packaging for foods—the sad fact remains that our local authorities are very good at collecting waste, but the majority of our plastic waste is exported overseas. Will the Secretary of State look at two things she could do to improve that situation? First, will she look at the operation of extended producer responsibility, and maybe look at what...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Dentistry: Qualifications (1 Feb 2023)

Neil O'Brien: ...wishing to practice in the United Kingdom, must register with the General Dental Council (GDC). The Government has laid secondary legislation to provide the GDC with greater flexibility on how it operates the Overseas Registration Exam and to expand the registration options open to international dentists. This will enable the GDC to increase the number of dentists it can assess,...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Official Hospitality (1 Feb 2023)

David Rutley: I refer the hon member to my answer to PQ 105220 of 13 December. Business Hospitality expenses are used to promote UK interests domestically and overseas, and to entertain visitors or contacts while supporting the FCDO's Policy Priorities. These can include indirect costs incurred due to representational requirements such as cleaning fees, staffing costs, or childcare for late evening...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Agriculture: Seasonal Workers (1 Feb 2023)

Mark Spencer: The sponsor guidance - Workers and Temporary Workers: guidance for sponsors: sponson a seasonal worker - GOV.UK - provides information for approved scheme operators in the horticultural sector on how to sponsor an overseas worker on the seasonal worker immigration route. Breaching the sponsor guidance can result in the operator losing their license. The sponsor guidance includes an overall...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Progress on the Register of Overseas Entities and new capabilities to tackle abuse of UK corporate structures (1 Feb 2023)

Lord Callanan: The Register of Overseas Entities is a vital new information tool for our law enforcement agencies and is part of the Government’s comprehensive and ongoing programme to tackle and prevent economic crime and illicit finance. The Government legislated for it within weeks of the invasion of Ukraine, and with the assistance of Parliament expedited regulations needed to launch the Register,...

Non-domicile Tax Status (31 Jan 2023)

Stewart Hosie: ...a non-dom isn’t for everybody. It would be great to have the Prime Minister explain, on behalf of all the other near billionaires, the burdens that must be borne when sheltering so much income overseas and away from the prying eyes of the taxman. So who is the system for? The enlightening report from Warwick University in April 2022 told us that 30% of all people earning more than £5...

Non-domicile Tax Status (31 Jan 2023)

Stewart Hosie: ...a non-dom isn’t for everybody. It would be great to have the Prime Minister explain, on behalf of all the other near billionaires, the burdens that must be borne when sheltering so much income overseas and away from the prying eyes of the taxman. So who is the system for? The enlightening report from Warwick University in April 2022 told us that 30% of all people earning more than £5...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Dentistry: Migrant Workers (30 Jan 2023)

Neil O'Brien: The capacity of the Overseas Registration Exam (ORE) is constrained by rules within the General Dental Council’s (GDC) legislative framework which includes prescriptive detail on the ORE content and structure. The department has worked with the GDC to develop and consult on legislative proposals to allow the regulator greater flexibility to amend its existing international registration...

Armed Forces: Resilience - Motion to Take Note (26 Jan 2023)

Baroness Goldie: ...2 tanks, we will be reviewing the number of Challenger 3 conversions following early lessons from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. We will also build on the Army’s modernisation programme under Operation Mobilise. The Army will accelerate its modernisation, the rebuilding of its stockpiles and the delivery of new tools, including Long Range Precision Fires and electronic warfare....

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Electronic Purchasing Card Solution (26 Jan 2023)

David Rutley: ...for English wine. There is an expectation that UK diplomatic missions procure and serve British wine whenever possible for official entertainment to boost exports, support and promote UK business overseas and project soft power. The payment to Shake Swirl was for service and kitchen support staff for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee event at the High Commissioner's Residence in Singapore, for...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum and Visas: Iran (26 Jan 2023)

Robert Jenrick: All Visa and asylum claims are considered on a case-by-case basis and in line with published policy. In respect of overseas visa applications, UK Visas and Immigration operate within both global customer service standards and global decision quality practices for all of its customers who make an entry clearance application from overseas. Details of current performance against these customer...

Written Answers — Home Office: Human Trafficking: English Channel (26 Jan 2023)

Robert Jenrick: ...in source and transit countries, and intelligence sharing in key near Europe countries. The NCA undertakes investigations into complex and serious OIC offences, arresting offenders in the UK and overseas and bringing them to justice. In addition to the Taskforce, the NCA has a network in excess of 140 International Liaison Officers (ILOs) based in more than 45 locations, covering over 100...

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: Africa (26 Jan 2023)

Robert Jenrick: ...Centre (VAC) has opened in Africa, in Khartoum, Sudan. No VAC has permanently closed in Africa between January 2019 to present. VACs in Abuja, Lagos, Accra and Nairobi are currently open and fully operational with a five-day service. There are no Visa Decision Making centres in those locations, the only Visa Decision Making Centre in Africa is in Pretoria. VACs overseas are operated by VFS...

Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill: Part 29A - Economic Crime (25 Jan 2023)

Jonathan Djanogly: ...to counter fraud, which is wholly welcome, but new clause 23 speaks to its lack of focus on the proceeds of economic crime, which are the proceeds resulting from acts committed in the UK and overseas. Such proceeds have circulated in the national economy, largely unimpeded, for too long, and a host of existing limitations and issues, such as the lack of proper financing for related law...


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