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Agriculture Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 74 (17 Sep 2020)

...” are any non-human vertebrates, any member of the Class Cephalopoda and any member of the Order Decapoda;(b) “IP completion day” has the same meaning as in section 39 of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020;(c) “local authorities” has the same meaning as in the Localism Act 2011;(d) “Ministers of the Crown” has the same meaning as in the Ministers of the Crown...

Agriculture Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 45 (17 Sep 2020)

Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville: ...ceased. It will be extremely important for the rural development regulation to continue and for fruit and vegetable producers to be supported. As I understand it, the amendments would, under the withdrawal agreement, roll over both retained EU legislation to cover existing programmes and a large number of programmes on which the farmers of the devolved Administrations rely. They cover...

Agriculture Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 46 (17 Sep 2020)

...(2), (3), (4) or (5) would (in the absence of this subsection) be prevented from becoming retained direct EU legislation on IP completion day by section 3(2)(a)(bi) of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, section 3 of that Act is to have effect in relation to that legislation as if subsection (2)(a)(bi) of that section were omitted.(2) The legislation within this subsection is—(a)...

Japan Free Trade Agreement - Statement (17 Sep 2020)

Lord Howell of Guildford: My Lords, I declare my interests as set out in the register and join in the congratulations on the achievement of this agreement in principle, and for which my noble friend the Minister deserves a certain amount of personal credit. I join, too, in the sending of good wishes to the new Japanese Prime Minister, Mr Yoshihide Suga. Could this deal herald an era of increased collaboration with...

Brexit: Civil Service Code - Private Notice Question (17 Sep 2020)

Lord Wallace of Saltaire: ...Service Code states very clearly, regarding integrity: “You must … comply with the law”. The Government’s legal position states that parliamentary sovereignty can override international agreements, but not domestic law. The withdrawal agreement was passed by both Houses of Parliament and thus became—less than nine months ago—part of our domestic law. If the Cabinet Secretary is...

Taiwan - Question (17 Sep 2020)

Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate: ...power brought about by the Government’s cavalier attitude to the admitted breach of international law by their introduction of the internal market Bill, which seeks to alter the provisions of the withdrawal agreement entered into with the European Union and signed by the Prime Minister?

REACH and CE - Question (17 Sep 2020)

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara: ...and pesticide imports will be considerably better than in the rest of the United Kingdom because Northern Ireland will still be covered by the existing EU REACH rules and regulations under the withdrawal agreement?

Business of the House (17 Sep 2020)

Jacob Rees-Mogg: ...that the right hon Lady said were really rather more contentious and have to be disputed. The UKIM Bill is a really important piece of legislation. It builds on section 38 of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020, which made it clear that the law in this country is made by Parliament. That has been our historic constitutional position. The Prime Minister himself has pointed...

Scottish Parliament: Brexit (17 Sep 2020)

Kenneth Gibson: The Advocate General for Scotland has quit, following the United Kingdom Government’s plans to breach international law by overriding parts of the Brexit withdrawal agreement. Democrat Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, backed by presidential candidate Joe Biden, warned that there is “absolutely no chance” of a UK-US trade deal passing Congress if the Good Friday...

Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (4th Day): Amendment 86 (16 Sep 2020)

Baroness Stedman-Scott: ...and other legislation which ensures that the regulations made under Clause 5(1) can appropriately reflect the different categories and statuses of those affected. I have previously mentioned the withdrawal agreement and the agreement that we have with Ireland on social security. Both are examples of where, for persons in scope of those agreements, we have already made provision for...

Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (4th Day): Amendment 84 (16 Sep 2020)

Baroness Ludford: ...I was a bit confused about that. It might be my problem: as we are nearing the end of Committee, my brain might be getting a little befuddled. One cannot but be concerned about those covered by the withdrawal agreement. Until recent days, I would never have imagined that there could be any threat to the rights of people covered by the citizens’ rights part of the withdrawal agreement....

United Kingdom Internal Market Bill: Clause 46 - Power to provide financial assistance for economic development etc (16 Sep 2020)

Gavin Robinson: ...market of the United Kingdom, that talk about the customs union of the UK. Let us be under no illusion: the single market of the UK, as we know it, was gifted away at the time this House passed the withdrawal agreement and the associated Northern Ireland protocol. Let us reflect on the financial assistance provisions in this Bill and clause 46 in particular. When I raise this with the...

Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (4th Day): Amendment 80 (16 Sep 2020)

Baroness Hamwee: Moved by Baroness Hamwee 80: After Clause 4, insert the following new Clause—“Protections under the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020At least three months before the commencement of Part 1 for any purpose, the Secretary of State must publish drafts of such statutory instruments as are proposed to be laid under the powers contained in the European Union...

Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (4th Day): Amendment 62 (16 Sep 2020)

Baroness Hamwee: ...the world send a son off to try to reach the UK with a view to the family seamlessly following for economic reasons. It is true that children in this situation do sometimes leave with a parent’s agreement, but all too often it is about seeking asylum which is a necessity. This provision would not kick in unless the sponsor was recognised as a refugee. I hope that that reassures noble...

Remote Participation in House of Commons Proceedings (Motion) (16 Sep 2020)

Dawn Butler: ...the parliamentary sovereignty that some profess to hold so dear? The right to participate is crucial as the Government embark on a reversal of our devolution settlement, breaching the Good Friday agreement and potentially breaking international law. At home, the Government are creating a divided kingdom. Abroad, they are destroying trust in Britain and our reputation on the international...

United Kingdom Internal Market Bill: Clause 28 - Functions of the CMA under this Part: general provisions (15 Sep 2020)

Jim Shannon: ...against each other. I have listened very closely to the speeches both last night and this afternoon. I must say that the case presented by the Prime Minister outlines what our fears were with the withdrawal Bill, which is the same withdrawal Bill that we voted against on three occasions when it was brought forward by the former Prime Minister. In January this year, we also voted against...

Rule of Law: Law Officers - Private Notice Question (15 Sep 2020)

Lord Falconer of Thoroton: ...backbone. The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland confirmed that a breach of international law would be caused by the passage of the United Kingdom Internal Market Act under Article 4 of the withdrawal agreement. The Advocate-General produced a load of rubbish to the EU withdrawal committee this morning when he said that Article 16 justified saying that it was not a breach. The party...

Written Answers — Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office: Government Assistance (15 Sep 2020)

Penny Mordaunt: Further to Rule 10, Annex VIII of the Withdrawal Agreement, the meetings of the Joint Committee shall be confidential.

Treasury: Export Costs: Northern Ireland to Great Britain (15 Sep 2020)

Sammy Wilson: ...officials from (a) his Department and (b) HMRC have had with businesses in Northern Ireland on potential additional costs for exporting goods to Great Britain from Northern Ireland under the withdrawal agreement.

Treasury: Topical Questions (15 Sep 2020)

Anneliese Dodds: ...are worried about the UK’s recovery. First, of course, there is concern about our future as a trading nation. Both of the Chancellor’s predecessors warn that the threat to override the withdrawal agreement could damage our country’s reputation and prosperity. Why do those former Chancellors appear to be more concerned about our country’s economic prospects than the current one? The...


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