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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 — 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...

Written Answers — Home Office: Seasonal Workers (22 Nov 2022)

Lord Murray of Blidworth: The Seasonal Worker scheme operators are responsible for managing all aspects of the recruitment and placement of workers on UK farms and ensuring their welfare in the UK. This includes ensuring ethical recruitment practices, in line with Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority regulations; arranging a new employer if the worker requires it; and ensuring that workers are fully supported...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: ICT (21 Nov 2022)

Robert Jenrick: The new Atlas caseworking system is replacing the existing CID (Casework Information Database) caseworking system used in UK immigration operations. It is already operational, and processing live cases/applications, across all three main areas: Immigration Enforcement, Border Force and Visas, Status & Information. Live applications from overseas under the Future Borders Immigration System...

Backbench Business: Persecution of Christians — [Dame Maria Miller in the Chair] (17 Nov 2022)

Fiona Bruce: ...West Norfolk (Elizabeth Truss), in a written statement, and it highlighted that there is outstanding Truro work to be done. It included as a key recommendation the production of a comprehensive operational action plan to aid “a more integrated policy approach to mainstreaming FoRB” in the FCDO, and “informing multilateral and bilateral level engagement.” That is much needed. The...

War in Ukraine: Illicit Finance — [Clive Efford in the Chair] (17 Nov 2022)

Leo Docherty: ...a place where legitimate business can thrive while driving dirty money out of the UK. A number of colleagues, particularly the hon. Member for Stirling, mentioned the role of Crown dependencies and overseas territories. Of course, all Crown dependencies and overseas territories with financial centres are committed to meeting international standards on illicit finance, tax transparency and...

Public Bill Committee: Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill: Clause 140 - Power to apply Part 1 amendments to register of overseas entities (17 Nov 2022)

Kevin Hollinrake: Section 27 of the ECTE Act allows the registrar to require an overseas entity to resolve an inconsistency in information delivered to her where it appears to be inconsistent with other information on the register of overseas entities. New clause 19 amends section 27, so that the registrar may use any information she possesses, not only that published on the register, to require an overseas...

Autumn Statement (17 Nov 2022)

Jeremy Hunt: ...Prime Minister successfully negotiated a landmark international tax deal to make sure that multinational corporations, including big tech companies, pay the right tax in the countries where they operate. I will implement those reforms, making sure that the UK gets our fair share. Alongside further measures to tackle tax avoidance and evasion, that will raise an additional £2.8 billion by...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Coronavirus (17 Nov 2022)

Andrew Murrison: ..., health and safety, and Defence Medical Services teams across all parts of Defence continue to manage risks from COVID proactively alongside other communicable disease risks to workplaces or operations. For roles that are predominantly focussed on COVID-19, there are currently five personnel working in the Department - one on policy, two supporting the Public Inquiry, and two involved...

Algeria: 60th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations (16 Nov 2022)

David Rutley: ...UK recognising Algeria’s counter-terrorism experience and expertise. When we left the European Union, Algeria welcomed the opportunity to deepen our trade relationship and today our countries co-operate on a range of projects. Algeria is one of the key players in Africa and the international community, a respected and trusted security partner and a committed multilateralist. As we mark...

National Security Bill: New Clause 9 - Use of Reasonable Force (16 Nov 2022)

David Davis: My right hon. and learned Friend will remember that, when the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Act 2021 was first brought before the House, the International Criminal Court told the Government, “If you go too far with this and nobody can be prosecuted, we will prosecute.” Is there not the same risk with clause 27?

Bhopal Gas Explosion Investigations — [Esther McVey in the Chair] (15 Nov 2022)

Claudia Webbe: ...a lifetime of unimaginable suffering, all while Union Carbide, now Dow Chemicals, effectively sought to whitewash their crimes by sponsoring, as we have heard, the London 2012 Olympics. The company operates in nearly every country in the world, including the UK, with a market capitalisation of nearly £34 billion, but it failed to atone for its corporate crimes and has yet to pay the...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Egypt: Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (15 Nov 2022)

Dan Carden: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will publish the Overseas Security and Justice Assessments for Conflict, Stability and Security Fund programmes operating in Egypt.

Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill - Committee (3rd Day): Amendment 63 (14 Nov 2022)

Lord Grabiner: ...years now—is that the cost of educating an undergraduate student at, say, Russell group universities is significantly more than the £9,250 charge that we make. Accordingly, most universities operate at a working loss in respect of the undergraduate school. It is only when you get to the uncapped overseas funds and the kinds of people we are talking about in these amendments that...

Written Answers — Home Office: China: Intelligence Services (10 Nov 2022)

Thomas Tugendhat: As I said to the House in my statement on 1 November, reports of undeclared ‘police stations’ in the UK are of course very concerning and are taken extremely seriously. Any foreign country operating on UK soil must abide by UK law. In the specific case of the alleged overseas police stations, as I stated to the House on the 1 November, I have spoken to the police and I am assured that...

Scottish Parliament: Royal College of Nursing (Industrial Action) (10 Nov 2022)

John Swinney: ..., we have seen an increase in nursing and midwifery admissions as a consequence of the investment that the Government has made. There has also been an increase in the number of consultants who are operating in the NHS, and we have 8.3 qualified nurses and midwives per 1,000 of population in Scotland compared with 6 per 1,000 of population in England. All of that comparative data shows...

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: Families (9 Nov 2022)

Lord Murray of Blidworth: TLS Contact and VFS Global operate the network of overseas Visa Application Centres (VACs) on behalf of UKVI. Whilst the collection of biometric data is outsourced to commercial partners, they have no involvement in visa decision-making, which are made by British Government officials, and are unable to influence a visa decision outcome in any way. Customers attending a VAC overseas will have...

Armed Forces (Tri-Service Serious Crime Unit) (Consequential Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2022 - Motion to Approve (8 Nov 2022)

Baroness Goldie: ...works smoothly. On civilians, the DCSU will be staffed and led by service police because, unlike civilian police, they can investigate offences wherever they are committed and use their powers overseas. They are trained and ready to deploy wherever the Armed Forces operate, including in operational theatres. Importantly, the DCSU will have access to civilian expertise by embedding...

Public Bill Committee: Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill: Clause 88 - Analysis of information for the purposes of crime prevention or detection (8 Nov 2022)

Liam Byrne: ...theatre to perform because he has to get the Bill through the House and then get it through the House of Lords, and then back through the House of Commons. As an experienced and seasoned political operator, he will know that it is really wise to make a few strategic concessions to the Opposition to keep them on side. Although he has not revealed that yet by making us any concessions, it...

Labour and Skills Shortages: Temporary Recovery Visa — [Judith Cummins in the Chair] (8 Nov 2022)

Stephen Kinnock: ...through recruitment agencies charging fees, leading to migrant workers ending up in illegal debt bondage through having to repay those recruitment fees. Many of those recruitment agencies operate abroad, and it would be good if the Government were able to investigate whether work could be done by British embassies overseas to look out for problems and red-flag agencies that are suspected...


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