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Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber (23 Nov 2018)

Armed Forces (Statute of Limitations) Bill - 2nd reading – Richard Benyon. Legislation

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Plastic Pollution (18 Oct 2018)

Luke Pollard: ...-awaited 25-year environment plan, will the Minister set out when we will see legislation to enshrine those warm words into law and to make sure that action on plastic is not only firm but in the statute book and enforceable against those who are still putting plastic into our oceans at home and abroad?

Religious Intolerance and Prejudice - Motion to Take Note (17 Oct 2018)

Lord Griffiths of Burry Port: ...leader of the Labour Party, who brought in four of the six Acts of Parliament—on national assistance, family allowances, injuries at work and national insurance—that put the welfare state on to our statute book, but who has been forgotten by everybody. So I have it in my blood, and I do not find it easy to give voice to my feelings in the light of the comments that we have...

Public Bill Committee: Overseas Electors Bill: Extension of franchise for parliamentary elections: British citizens overseas (17 Oct 2018)

Chris Matheson: ...residence, without seeking to define it. Therefore, there is no single definition of residency, only a discussion and explanation of the factors that establish it. The Law Commission summarises the current approach to residency by stating: “Case law has expanded on statute to establish that residence connotes a considerable degree of permanence, and has also emphasised that the...

Middle Level Bill: Interpretation (16 Oct 2018)

Therese Coffey: ...from the other place as well. I pay particular tribute to my hon. Friend the Member for Torbay (Kevin Foster). In my first Parliament I took a private Member’s Bill through the House and on to the statute book. It was also on a topic affecting rivers and similar: the Wreck Removal Convention Act 2011. My hon. Friend the Member for Christchurch was key to ensuring my Bill made good...

University of London Bill [Lords] (16 Oct 2018)

Gordon Marsden: ...with an interval of at least one month.” That is all very true, but I believe that it has a broader relevance than simply today’s technical debate, as it puts the onus on all the member institutions, when they are changing elements of their statute in the way my hon. Friend has explained will happen under the new set-up, to consult strongly with all their workforce—all...

Universal Credit - Statement (16 Oct 2018)

Baroness Buscombe: I thank the noble Lord and say straight away that there will be no delay to the publication. Indeed, because we have to see these regulations on the statute book by the end of this year, it is very important to ensure that they are laid shortly and that we can debate them in your Lordships’ House. We very much hope that, unlike the package of £1.5 billion in extra support for...

Bullying and Harassment: Cox Report (16 Oct 2018)

John Bercow: Order. It is important to be clear. I hear what the hon. Member for North Dorset (Simon Hoare) has said and express no view on that, but the present composition is determined in accordance with statute, so it has not just happened by happenstance or because a particular individual has a given preference. [Interruption.] No, I am sure the hon. Gentleman is certainly not suggesting that. It is...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Economic Growth and Emissions (16 Oct 2018)

Claire Perry: ...carbon that it was not technically feasible now. It would be pointless to ask for its advice again when we already have some of the most ambitious carbon reduction plans in the world up to 2032, set in statute. We need to know what to do from 2032 onwards, so that we can start planning for it now. Just once, it would be lovely to have some cross-party consensus on the challenging, vital...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Bicycles and Motorcycles: Insurance (16 Oct 2018)

Alex Chalk: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what provisions there are in statute for the insurance of food delivery (a) bicycle and (b) motorbike riders.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Delegated Legislation (16 Oct 2018)

Chris Heaton-Harris: The Government has started laying the necessary statutory instruments to prepare the statute book for our exit. We remain confident of having a functioning statute book in place by exit day whatever the outcome of negotiations.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Crimes against Humanity (15 Oct 2018)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: the prevention and punishment of genocide as appropriate under the Convention. This is reflected in the Government's support for the remit of the International Criminal Court under the Rome Statute. The Government has also supported the establishment of evidence gathering mechanisms and fact finding missions such as the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism for Syria, the...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Genocide (15 Oct 2018)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...prevention and punishment of genocide as appropriate under the Convention. This is reflected in the British Government's support for the remit of the International Criminal Court under the Rome Statute. The British Government has also supported the establishment of evidence gathering mechanisms and fact finding missions such as the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism for...

Employee Shareholding and Participation in Corporate Governance - Question for Short Debate (11 Oct 2018)

Baroness Vere of Norbiton: ...fits-all approach but by providing options, supported by a clear and transparent accountability system. There are two main elements to our approach. First, we have put new reporting requirements on the statute book. They require all large companies—those with more than 250 UK employees—to explain in their directors’ reports how they have had regard to the interests of...

Sudan: Government Changes - Question (11 Oct 2018)

Baroness Goldie: aware, the UK Government totally support the ICC, believing it to be an essential and effective body. He will also be aware that, as I understand it, Sudan itself is not a signatory to the Rome statute and therefore not under the jurisdiction of the ICC. How other countries decide to respond to visits by the President to their jurisdictions is a matter for them. Certainly, as far as the...

Foreign Fighters and the Death Penalty (11 Oct 2018)

Ben Wallace: ...want justice for the victims”, but the options before this Government, our security forces and our citizens do not include a magic wand to get people miraculously into a UK court or provide evidence that matches the statute book that we happen to have. The strong reasons that, we would say, mean that the rights of those individuals detained are better served by a judicial trial in...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: USA: International Criminal Court (11 Oct 2018)

Mark Field: The US is clear on our position on the International Criminal Court (ICC). The ICC has our support in pursuing the mandate it was given under the Rome statute and we continue to support international criminal justice and accountability at the national or international level. The Foreign Secretary raised the ICC with US Secretary of State Pompeo recently and highlighted the UK’s ongoing...

Agriculture Bill (10 Oct 2018)

Matt Warman: ...can be secured. By the way, I hope this Bill can be used as a vehicle to bring the Rivers Authorities and Land Drainage Bill of my hon. Friend the Member for Somerton and Frome (David Warburton) to the statute book. As we leave the EU, we should seize the opportunity to adopt new standards that allow farmers to behave in a way that is even better for productivity, wildlife and jobs. For...

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