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Floating Offshore Wind Projects — [Sir Christopher Chope in the Chair] (18 Oct 2022)

Stephen Crabb: The hon. Gentleman is exactly right about the operations and maintenance role. That is not just a job creator; they are valuable jobs. There is real economic value in those support services. I come back to the delivery challenges around this big, complicated opportunity. The first challenge relates to leadership and co-ordination. As with the early development of fixed-bottom offshore wind,...

Written Answers — Home Office: London Policing College: China (18 Oct 2022)

Jeremy Quin: ...has no formal relationship with the LPC. The Home Office International Police Assistance Service (IPAS) replaced the JIPH in January 2022 and continues to act as the central coordination point for overseas, non-operational policing deployments. IPAS do not hold information on the International Police Assistance Brief (IPAB) platform with regards to London Policing College’s China...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: BBC News (18 Oct 2022)

Julia Lopez: ...to merge BBC News and BBC World News forms part of their plan announced on 26 May to build a digital-first organisation, and means they will continue providing a 24-hour news channel for the UK and overseas. We recognise that in the current fiscal context, the BBC, like other organisations, is facing difficult financial decisions. However, the BBC is operationally and editorially...

Lawfare and Investigative Journalism (17 Oct 2022)

Gareth Johnson: ...at haste and got wrong, it has needed to be withdrawn and amended. We do not want to repeat that in the UK. The UK may not face the same challenges as other states, but it is clear that journalists operating here still face threats to their personal safety, largely through online abuse. We rely on journalists to hold powerful people and organisations to account for our collective good....

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: BBC News (17 Oct 2022)

Gillian Keegan: ...to merge BBC News and BBC World News forms part of their plan announced on 26 May to build a digital-first organisation, and means they will continue providing a 24-hour news channel for the UK and overseas. We recognise that in the current fiscal context, the BBC, like other organisations, is facing difficult financial decisions. However, the BBC is operationally and editorially...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Military Bases: Operating Costs (17 Oct 2022)

Stewart Hosie: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the total operating cost was for all British overseas military bases, without personnel costs included, in (a) 2018-19, (b) 2019-20, and (c) 2020-21.

Written Answers — Home Office: Forced Marriage (17 Oct 2022)

Mims Davies: ...all its forms. The Forced Marriage Unit (FMU), a joint Home Office and Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office unit, leads on the Government’s forced marriage policy, outreach and casework. It operates both inside the UK (where support is provided to any individual) and overseas (where consular assistance is provided to British nationals, including dual nationals). One of the FMU’s...

Times Education Commission Report - Motion to Take Note (13 Oct 2022)

Lord Rees of Ludlow: ...international stars. Universities in the UK should either set up platforms themselves or offer their best material as content for the Open University so that it gets wide dissemination. Whereas the overseas campuses set up by some western universities, mainly in Asia, have been rightly criticised as diluting the brand, the wider viewing of good lectures, even if not part of a course...

Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill (13 Oct 2022)

Dean Russell: ...will agree that we must maintain the UK’s status as one of the world’s largest and most open economies, and that London must continue to be one of the world’s most attractive destinations for overseas investors—but crucially, investors of the right kind. I thank the right hon. Member for Barking (Dame Margaret Hodge) and my hon. Friend the Member for Thirsk and Malton (Kevin...

Backbench Business: Post-Brexit Fisheries Management — [David Mundell in the Chair] (13 Oct 2022)

Jim Shannon: ...not, price takers. This all contributes to a scenario where a career in a fishing fleet is no longer the choice. For a growing proportion of the UK’s fleet, the option has been to recruit from overseas, and that has been pretty successful. In Portavogie, we have Ghanaians, Nigerians, many people from Estonia and Latvia, and even some from further east, such as Romania and Bulgaria. The...

Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 11) Regulations 2022 - Motion to Approve (12 Oct 2022)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...pre-invasion forecast of 2.8%. The IMF predicts that the Russian economy will be 16% smaller than pre-invasion trends. More than 1,000 foreign businesses have either left, suspended or reduced operations in Russia since the operation began, and Russia’s manufacturing capability has been severely impacted; car production, for example, is down by 90% from pre-war levels. Another example is...

Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill - Report: Amendment 19 (12 Oct 2022)

Lord Kamall: ...within the 1954 Act itself, preventing backdated payments of interim rent where a site provider gives notice under Section 25 of the Act, yet would allow interim rent to be backdated where an operator serves notice under Section 26 of the Act. The ability to backdate rent is not a new concept. It is not being introduced into the 1954 Act by this Bill, nor was it introduced in the 2017...

Trade Deals: Parliamentary Scrutiny (12 Oct 2022)

Ruth Cadbury: ...for Airdrie and Shotts (Ms Qaisar), said—and civic society can scrutinise our trade policy adequately. Trade can and should be a force for good: it supports well-paid jobs here in the UK and overseas, it can reduce poverty around the globe and it can be a vehicle for tackling the evils of our world, from human trafficking to environmental degradation, to name but two. Effective trade,...

Health and Social Care Update - Statement (10 Oct 2022)

...; we will expect NHS trusts to offer pension recycling; and we will extend until 2024 measures that will allow people to stay or return to the NHS. I can announce today that we will extend the operation of the emergency registers for health professionals for two more years. That is, of course, on top of commitments to boost the health and care workforce, such as our manifesto pledge to...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Air Force: Training (6 Oct 2022)

James Heappey: ...as part of a 5-year commitment completing in FY 2024/25, with additional training capacity being requested through this programme. Other measures to increase capacity include reducing the length of Operational Conversion Unit syllabuses and making greater use of synthetic training. We are also working with allies and partners to examine whether UK pilots could be trained overseas, or where...

Scottish Parliament: Health and Care Recovery (Winter Planning) (4 Oct 2022)

Humza Yousaf: ...upskilling opportunities, and widening access to career opportunities. By April this year, we had recruited more than 1,000 additional healthcare support staff and almost 200 registered nurses from overseas to help to address the unprecedented challenges that our services face. Staffing levels have increased by more than 2,800 permanent whole-time-equivalent roles in the past year. That...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Mauritania: Freedom of Expression (29 Sep 2022)

Gillian Keegan: ...with reliable and accurate information must be protected. We deplore any attempt to restrict freedom of expression including the intimidation of journalists and interference in their ability to operate freely, as well as any legislation restricting the free expression of opinion. The UK has long supported media freedoms, both at home and in supporting the development of a strong and...

Written Answers — Home Office: Money Laundering: Russia (29 Sep 2022)

Thomas Tugendhat: ...to the Russian regime. The Home Office and the National Crime Agency work closely together and the effectiveness of the Combatting Kleptocracy Cell is closely monitored by both. For reasons of operational security we are not able to provide further details publicly. The NCA’s work forms one part of a cross-government effort to tackle illicit finance. As part of this, the UK government...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Carers: Migrant Workers (29 Sep 2022)

Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist: In February 2022, the Government amended immigration rules which allows domiciliary and care home workers to be recruited from overseas. Under current visa rules, overseas recruits are required to work for a registered sponsor. The sponsorship system ensures employers fulfil specific duties to confirm those who apply for permission to enter or stay in the United Kingdom to work are eligible...

Scottish Parliament: Ferries (28 Sep 2022)

Neil Bibby: ...last night raises very serious questions of illegality in relation to the tender process for the Glen Sannox and vessel 802. One of those questions relates to the copy of the CalMac statement of operational and technical requirements that was provided to Ferguson Marine Engineering Ltd by the technical consultancy firm that produced it, which gave FMEL a huge advantage, with FMEL copying...


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