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Education: Political Impartiality in Schools (23 May 2022)

Gareth Bacon: ...my right hon. Friend share my concern that some children are at risk of being indoctrinated by political activists masquerading as teachers? Will he bring forward powers in the new Schools Bill to strike off those who repeatedly fail to comply with impartiality guidelines?

Public Order Bill (23 May 2022)

Diane Abbott: ...the needs of Government, especially proposed legislation as loosely drawn and as draconian as this, so the combination of the Government’s track record and Ministers’ wild rhetoric about a rail strike should ring alarm bells for all trade unionists. This Bill would allow a further serious erosion of fundamental rights—in this case, the particular right to organise in the workplace...

Scottish Parliament: ScotRail (Revised Timetable) (24 May 2022)

Willie Rennie: ...for the almost 300,000 people who will descend on the town for that world showcase. Does the minister not understand the humiliation that will be imposed on Scotland if she does not get the rail strike sorted by then? If it is not, what plans does she have for ensuring that the roads of Fife will not be gridlocked by those 300,000 people?

Scottish Parliament: European Charter of Local Self-Government (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill and United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill (24 May 2022)

John Swinney: ...; section 19, which creates an obligation to interpret legislation compatibly with the UNCRC requirements in so far as it is possible to do so; the section 20 remedial power to allow a court to strike down certain legislation that is found to be incompatible with the UNCRC requirements; and section 21, which allows a court to declare certain legislation to be incompatible with the UNCRC...

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Forced Confession (24 May 2022)

Alistair Carmichael: ...to suffer such treatment. May I bring to the Minister’s attention the case of Alaa Abdel Fattah, a UK-Egypt dual national currently detained in Egypt, who has been tortured and has been on hunger strike for 53 days? Will the Minister meet his family and make representations to the Government of Egypt, hopefully with the same vigour that she has shown in relation to Nazanin?

Public Bill Committee: Online Safety Bill: Examination of Witnesses (24 May 2022)

..., and we need to think about Ofcom’s independence and the kind of relationship that it can form with smaller businesses. We also need to think about balance. This regime is looking to strike a balance between safety, free speech and innovation in the UK’s digital economy. Let us just ensure that we provide enough clarity for businesses so that they can get going and have confidence in...

Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill (24 May 2022)

Gavin Robinson: ..., because the commission would consider what the individual seeking immunity says and whether it is truthful, but under the Bill it is not allowed to consider any other information. Does it not strike him as odd that it has no ability to challenge the rigour or integrity of what it is told?

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Limited Liability: Northern Ireland (25 May 2022)

Paul Scully: ...tightening registration requirements, requiring limited partnerships to demonstrate a firmer connection to the United Kingdom, increasing transparency requirements, and enabling the Registrar to strike from the register limited partnerships which are dissolved, or which are no longer carrying on business. The Government will legislate these reforms when Parliamentary time allows.

Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill: New Clause 1 - Persons able to confer code rights on operators in exclusive occupation (25 May 2022)

Julia Lopez: ...and in the new upgrading and sharing rights that clauses 59 and 60 will create. However, as I also explained, any legislation concerning work affecting private land has to take careful care to strike the right balance between public benefit and individual rights. The automatic rights introduced in 2017 were developed to maintain that balance. Even more careful consideration is needed for...

Costs of Living - Question (25 May 2022)

Lord Teverson: My Lords, the Government are going to make a windfall gain—because of the electricity price contracts for difference, the price of the market will move above the strike price. How many billions extra will the Treasury get over the next year, and will that be fed back to hard-pressed consumers?

5. Member Debate under Standing Order 11.21(iv): Decarbonising public sector pensions (25 May 2022)

Jack Sargeant: ...there are no unintended consequences from any shift in this direction. But we are giving them eight years. I want to just reflect on young people, our future generations, from the Bridgend youth strike for climate and those young people that Cefin Campbell described. The clock is ticking on this; we really do need to get moving, otherwise there will be no point in having pensions in the...

Ukraine (25 May 2022)

Liam Fox: ...rich enough to have a full spectrum of military capabilities. Others will have to choose wisely where they spend their money. We in the United Kingdom provide NATO with a nuclear deterrent, carrier strike, our F-35s, our Tornadoes —[Interruption.] Sorry, our Typhoons; that was a slip back to 2010. We have our investment in space and cyber, but we cannot be expected to have everything....

Scottish Parliament: ScotRail (Proposed Cuts) (26 May 2022)

Jenny Gilruth: ...desire to resolve the dispute through negotiation and compromise. That stands in stark comparison with the approach of the United Kingdom Government, with its recent threats to introduce new anti-strike legislation.

Evacuations from Afghanistan (26 May 2022)

Wera Hobhouse: ...soldier supporting the west. She was evacuated in August 2021. Her 14-year-old sister is now with her in Bath. Her husband and her father were killed, and her mother, who lost a leg in a missile strike, did not make it to the airport. My constituent applied to the Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy scheme for her mother to join her in Bath, but her application was rejected on the...

Business of the House (26 May 2022)

Bob Blackman: We are all looking forward to the jubilee celebrations, but the RMT—the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers—has called a strike at Green Park and Euston stations for Friday 3 June, it has called out the whole of the underground for Monday 6 June and I understand that strike action is threatened on all rail services throughout the country. At the moment, we do not seem...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Alaa Abdel Fattah (30 May 2022)

David Lammy: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to support British citizen Alaa Abd El-Fattah who is imprisoned and on hunger strike in Egypt.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Assembly Business: Election of Speaker and Deputy Speakers (30 May 2022)

Gerry Carroll: ...— Belfast — the most lucrative for landlords. They are putting profit before people and decent housing conditions. Teachers in one of the biggest unions — the NASUWT — are balloting for strike action over inadequate pay and poor terms and conditions. Assembly staff in this Building are still challenging changes to working conditions and inadequate pay offers. I stand with them in...

Scottish Parliament: Business Motion ( 1 Jun 2022)

Annabelle Ewing: ...Bureau Motions 2.00 pm Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body Questions 2.15 pm Portfolio Questions: Constitution, External Affairs and Culture followed by Stage 3 Proceedings: Miners’ Strike (Pardons) (Scotland) Bill followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions 5.00 pm Decision Time (b) that, for the purposes of Portfolio Questions in the week beginning 6 June 2022, in rule 13.7.3, after the...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Progress Towards Driverless Trains: Progress Towards Driverless Trains ( 6 Jun 2022)

Sadiq Khan: .... It is [Her Majesty] The Queen’s Jubilee next week and, of course, you have seen in the papers that the RMT are looking to shut both Euston and Green Park Tube stations next week. Your record on strikes is not great. Are you going to be able to stop them closing those two stations and disrespecting Her Majesty? Sadiq Khan (Mayor of London): The good news is my record on industrial...

Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill - Second Reading ( 6 Jun 2022)

Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay: ...a new court process. This process will provide a quick and inexpensive route for operators to gain time-limited rights to access certain types of land. Again, these measures have been developed to strike the balance between protecting landowners and ensuring that everyone across the UK has access to reliable and quick digital infrastructure. I turn now to the product security provisions in...


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