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Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill - Committee (14th Day): Amendment 438A (22 May 2023)

Baroness Scott of Bybrook: ...we intend to publish data on arrangements such as option agreements that developers and others have over land. However, there is some information that we will not be able to publish, so we need to strike the balance between transparency, legitimate privacy, confidentiality and practical or security considerations. Therefore, some information will be shared only “with persons exercising...

G7 Summit (22 May 2023)

Rishi Sunak: ...submarine fleets in the Atlantic and the Pacific. We have launched a new programme to build the fighter jets of the future with Italy and Japan. We have announced that in 2025, the carrier strike group will return to the Indo-Pacific once more, and in Sudan, the British military completed the largest evacuation of any country. If anyone thinks the UK is no longer able to wield hard power...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aviation: Freight (22 May 2023)

Baroness Vere of Norbiton: ...the economy, through connectivity and the movement of time-critical freight. We also recognise that aviation night noise can disturb people’s sleep - with the potential for health impacts. To strike a balance between the benefits and detriments, the Government sets restrictions on night flights at Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted airports, and local planning authorities set restrictions...

Electricity Transmission (Compensation) Bill - Third Reading: Motion (19 May 2023)

Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist: ...that the noble Baroness, Lady Blake, just raised in terms of unintended consequences, the intention of the Bill is to help speed up resolution where there is dispute. It will help to ensure that we strike the right balance between protecting the rights of landowners and the urgent need for network infrastructure build in this country. To implement the measures in this Bill, the Government...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Teachers: Greater London (19 May 2023)

Nick Gibb: ...independent body that advises on teachers’ pay and conditions. This year’s written evidence to the STRB sets out the Government’s thinking on pay awards this year, detailing how these need to strike a careful balance between recognising the vital importance of public sector workers, whilst not increasing the country’s debt further or exacerbating inflation. The evidence includes an...

Psilocybin Treatments (18 May 2023)

Robert Jenrick: ...individual drugs. Equally, we must keep a firm focus on the need to tackle drug misuse, which causes such harm across our society. Both are vitally important aims, and we will continue working to strike the right balance in the interests of the public.

Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill - Committee (13th Day): Amendment 364B (18 May 2023)

Lord Young of Cookham: ...economist, when he was at the CentreForum think tank in 2011-12; he is now a senior policy adviser to the Secretary of State at DLUHC. Tim Leunig gives an illustration of his proposal that will strike terror into the heart of my noble friend Lord Lansley. He says that “were Cambridge to allow a million new houses near the city—like America’s Silicon Valley—it could give current...

Public Bill Committee: Data Protection and Digital Information (No. 2) Bill: Clause 39 - Complaints to controllers (18 May 2023)

Stephanie Peacock: ...of that safeguard, as well as told why their complaint has been refused, and given the opportunity to complain again with a more complete picture of information. Overall, the clauses seems to strike the right balance between ensuring safeguards for data and decision subjects while helping the ICO to modernise. However, terms such as “vexatious” and “excessive” must be clearly...

Business of the House (18 May 2023)

Bob Blackman: My right hon. Friend will be aware that Vahid Beheshti was carrying out his hunger strike on the opposite side of the road from the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office for more than 70 days before being taken to hospital. The good news is that he is likely to be allowed to leave hospital today. The bad news is that there are continued threats to his peace camp. May we have a...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Strikes (18 May 2023)

Huw Merriman: HMG has not undertaken research into the impact of the 12 May strikes on traffic levels. Evidence from previous strikes, reported at Rail Strikes Survey, shows that some passengers switch to driving to deal with the disruption caused by strikes. This may have impacts on congestion and pollution in some areas. The Government is focused on resolving this dispute so that critically needed...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ukraine: Military Aid (18 May 2023)

Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department has provided permission to Ukraine to use UK-supplied missiles to strike targets in Crimea.

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Evictions (18 May 2023)

Rachel Maclean: ...through anti-social behaviour and introduce a new ground for persistent rent arrears. We will also ensure landlords are able to sell or move back into their property if needed. These improvements strike the right balance between ensuring landlords can gain possession of their property when it is right for them to do so, and improving security for tenants.

Scottish Parliament: Vaping Products (Restriction of Marketing and Advertising) (18 May 2023)

Jenni Minto: I thank Emma Harper for raising an important issue. Our 2022 consultation proposed restrictions on vaping products that strike a balance between protecting all non-smokers from the potential harms of vaping and providing existing adult smokers with the information that they need to make an informed choice on cessation. As part of our active consideration of those restrictions, further...

Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill (17 May 2023)

Rebecca Long-Bailey: ...quagmire, but there is much more beyond the scope of this Bill that needs to be addressed. Members will no doubt be aware that BBC members of the National Union of Journalists will walk out on strike on 7 and 8 June over plans to cut local radio provision. Cuts to local news provision matter because local journalism is vital to democracy by enabling people to hold local government and...

Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill (17 May 2023)

Rebecca Long-Bailey: ...quagmire, but there is much more beyond the scope of this Bill that needs to be addressed. Members will no doubt be aware that BBC members of the National Union of Journalists will walk out on strike on 7 and 8 June over plans to cut local radio provision. Cuts to local news provision matter because local journalism is vital to democracy by enabling people to hold local government and...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Strikes (17 May 2023)

Will Quince: I met with representatives of National Health Service Providers on 10 May 2023 and discussed minimum service levels in the health sector with relation to the Strikes (Minimum Service Level) Bill on behalf of the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. Departmental officials have engaged with officials in NHS organisations in relation to the public consultation on whether to introduce...

Scottish Parliament: Mental Health Crisis (17 May 2023)

Maree Todd: There are so many examples of good practice across the system for us to build on, as well as continuously improving elements of the current offer that we know are lacking. I am determined to strike that balance so that we move forward to achieve the vision of our forthcoming strategy, which is “of a Scotland, free from stigma and inequality, where everyone fulfils their right to achieve the...

Sentencing Act 2020 (Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Powers) (Amendment) Regulations 2023 - Motion to Regret (16 May 2023)

Lord Bellamy: the Government’s policy and remains our hope to revert to that policy. On the other hand, as it turned out, with various factors in play, including the distortions caused by the barristers’ strike, the new situation was posing risks to the prison system’s ability to deal with this change in flow, as it were. It is perfectly true that in a perfect world one would have perfect...

Houses in Multiple Occupation: Approval (16 May 2023)

Darren Henry: ...number of people living in a single property. That can lead to an increase in litter, noise pollution and overcrowding on public transportation, as we have seen in Beeston. In essence, we must strike a balance between having HMOs and not losing our sense of community.

Online Safety Bill - Committee (7th Day): Amendment 96 (16 May 2023)

Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay: ...noble Baroness, Lady Finlay, her amendments raise some wider concerns about mandating how providers should deal with legal material, which would interfere with the careful balance the Bill seeks to strike in ensuring that users are safer online without compromising their right to free expression. The noble Baroness’s Amendment 240, alongside Amendment 225 in the name of the noble Lord,...

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