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Health and Social Care Update (22 Sep 2022)

Therese Coffey: ...; 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...

Scottish Parliament: Emergency Treatment (Waiting Times) (22 Sep 2022)

Nicola Sturgeon: ...to what has been a 263 per cent increase in the number of accident and emergency consultants since this Government took office, we are investing more to support further recruitment, including overseas recruitment, and are taking action through the £50 million urgent and unscheduled care collaborative. That work includes a range of strands offering alternatives to hospital where those are...

Scottish Parliament: Economic Transformation (21 Sep 2022)

Fiona Hyslop: ...must be at the heart of the Scottish Government’s economic policies. We will be—and already are—a magnet for international companies, but we are in danger of leaching the rewards and benefits overseas to international shareholders instead of benefiting from jobs or cheaper energy—and that is likely to get worse under a Liz Truss led UK Government. The Scottish approach should be...

Written Answers — Home Office: Undocumented Migrants (20 Sep 2022)

Tom Pursglove: ...who enter the UK irregularly may subsequently become ‘regular’ migrants – for example, following a successful asylum application Figures on detections may be impacted by the levels of operational activity at the border and overseas, so should not be used to infer levels of irregular migration. Changes in detection could be a result of changes in operational activity, as well as...

Written Answers — Home Office: Migrant Workers: Agriculture (20 Sep 2022)

Julian Sturdy: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on the recruitment of overseas workers as farming machinery operatives; and if she will make an assessment of the potential merits of creating a temporary visa scheme for these workers modelled on the temporary visa scheme for HGV drivers.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Agriculture: Employment (16 Sep 2022)

Julian Sturdy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment his Department has made of the demand for farm machinery operatives in the agricultural sector; and what recent discussions he has had with the Home Secretary on the recruitment of skilled agricultural workforce from overseas.

Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II - Tributes (Continued) (9 Sep 2022)

Lord Craig of Radley: My Lords, I, too, share the deep sorrow and grief felt throughout the nation, the Commonwealth and overseas for the passing of Her Majesty. Her devotion, commitment and strength of purpose were not only most remarkable but sustained so magisterially throughout her long reign. I offer my condolences to His Majesty King Charles III and all the Royal Family. I was 22 years old and on my flying...

Public Bill Committee: National Security Bill: New Clause 7 - Obtaining etc material benefits from a foreign intelligence service (8 Sep 2022)

Thomas Tugendhat: ...retaining a material benefit from a foreign intelligence service. These offences add to the new toolkit for law enforcement and the intelligence agencies in responding to espionage activity. FIS operations in the UK run contrary to our safety and interests. In order to operate successfully, a FIS needs to recruit, fund and support networks of agents to support their undeclared activity in...

Public Bill Committee: National Security Bill: Clause 54 - Contracts (8 Sep 2022)

Holly Lynch: ...asked to go on in the clause and explanatory notes, that we could be talking about wearable technology or monitoring hardware and software. I suspect that at least some component parts will be made overseas, if not all of them. We sought to establish where the ankle monitors that are currently used come from. With some help from the House of Commons Library, we found that in November 2017...

Public Bill Committee: National Security Bill: Clause 50 - Offence (8 Sep 2022)

Holly Lynch: ...a notice since TPIMs were introduced in 2011 was 24, so compliance is relatively high. But so are the stakes when someone breaches the terms of such measures. According to the “Statistics on the operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation” quarterly report from the Home Office, the number of people who have been prosecuted and convicted under...

Written Answers — Home Office: Migrant Workers: Agriculture (8 Sep 2022)

Tom Pursglove: The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) operates a licensing scheme in the agriculture sector to protect vulnerable workers from exploitation. Under the conditions of the GLAA licence, a licence holder must not charge a fee to a worker for any work finding service. Labour providers must hold a licence to legally operate in these sectors and are subject to ongoing checks and...

Public Bill Committee: Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill: Schedule 11 - Infrastructure Levy (6 Sep 2022)

Marcus Jones: ...be other instances where an institution is established for charitable purposes but does not meet the definition of a charity—for example, a charity established in Scotland, Northern Ireland or overseas. Amendments 159 and 160 would remove the express ability for regulations to set exemptions or reductions in the levy for these types of institutions. This would mean that only English and...

Written Answers — Home Office: Forced Marriage: Disadvantaged (6 Sep 2022)

Amanda Solloway: ...to come forward. The joint Home Office and Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office’s Forced Marriage 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). The FMU publishes annual...

Energy Bill [HL] - Committee (1st Day): Amendment 17 (5 Sep 2022)

Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle: ...in particular with the transferring of licences. I drew a parallel with our water companies. Most of those have been through multiple ownerships, including hedge funds and companies based in overseas tax havens, et cetera. These companies have a similar nature and have been operated through continual financial transactions and financialisation. Could the Minister comment, either now or in...

Energy Bill [HL] - Committee (1st Day): Amendment 1 (5 Sep 2022)

Lord Howell of Guildford: ...at all to be an enormous addition to our generating system and an enormous saving. Why? It is because the fact of what it can do enables the rest of the power system and all the power stations to operate at slightly higher capacities, with lower safety margins, than they otherwise would—in the knowledge that this extra is always there. So we have the extraordinary situation of a vast...

Written Answers — Home Office: Seasonal Workers: Fees and Charges (5 Sep 2022)

Kevin Foster: ...body for the investigation of unlawful fees being charged in the UK. UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) in Migration and Borders Group is responsible for the Seasonal Workers Scheme and conduct of the operators. Neither body has jurisdiction over work finding fee offences which may have occurred overseas that do not involve the SWS operators. Where such matters come to the attention of the GLAA...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Work of the Home Office (5 Sep 2022)

Priti Patel: ...partners, to ensure we are doing all that we can to keep children safe online and in our communities in the UK and around the world. Reducing the risk from terrorism to the UK & UK interests overseas, securing a safe and prosperous UK The threats we are responding to are becoming more complex and they increasingly overlap. In May, this year, the National Security Bill was introduced to...

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees (26 Jul 2022)

Lord Harrington of Watford: ...so far. Statistics on these schemes will be included in future editions of Immigration Statistics. Further details on the ACRS and ARAP can be found in the FACTSHEET: ACRS and other routes and Operation Warm Welcome: progress update. Data on the number of Family Reunion visas granted are published in table Fam_D01 of the asylum and resettlement detailed datasets. Information on how to use...

Private Equity: Economic and Social Risks - Motion to Take Note (21 Jul 2022)

Lord Tunnicliffe: ...not think there are any issues here, but the Government should at least be willing to outline their position. It is not just so-called traditional businesses that are targeted by private equity; overseas investment funds also have an increasing interest in British sports clubs. Several private equity firms have been involved in takeovers of football clubs, particularly—but not...

Food Insecurity in Developing Countries due to Blockade of Ukrainian Ports - Motion to Take Note (21 Jul 2022)

Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle: ...political system that has concentrated wealth in the hands of a few in a few countries by a narrow and ignorant scientific orthodoxy. This system has destroyed ecosystems and farming systems that operated successfully and sustainably for millennia on principles that we would now call agroecological. It was a system that relied on terror and murder to enforce its inequalities and...


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