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Burma: [Day 2] (15 Mar 2018)

Bill Esterson: ...they are not only doing nothing, but have no idea what they even should be doing. Instead of filling two days of parliamentary time on this general debate, the Government should be bringing back the Trade Bill and the Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill and introducing the other Bills that they promised, including those on fisheries and agriculture. Yesterday, the Minister for Trade Policy,...

Economy: Spring Statement - Motion to Take Note (15 Mar 2018)

Lord Bates: ...on a Britain that continues to grow, to create jobs and to outperform expectations. It is the next step in the plan set out in the Autumn Budget to build a Britain that is fit for the future and an economy that works for everyone. Our economy has been resilient, beating expectations and growing for five years straight—this is a fundamental strength which can help build the economy to...

Public Bill Committee: Data Protection Bill [Lords]: National security and defence exemption (15 Mar 2018)

Louise Haigh: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship once again, Mr Streeter. I think it was about 18 months ago that we were in this very room, debating the Bill that became the Digital Economy Act 2017. We discussed at length the trade-off between the rights of data subjects, privacy, transparency and the need for Government access to data. In that context we were debating the rights of...

Public Bill Committee: Data Protection Bill [Lords]: The applied GDPR and the applied Chapter 2 (15 Mar 2018)

Darren Jones: ...in the European Union that we in Britain are proud about the influence we had in drafting the general data protection regulation, which is a world-leading set of laws and rules for the future of our digital economy, and we continue to want to play a part in that, to help lead the conversation in the world and at European Union level. In co-operation with our friends in Europe, we seek to...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (7th Day) (Continued) (14 Mar 2018)

Lord Browne of Ladyton: ...have set the scene in factual terms regarding the importance of the Good Friday agreement for the nature of the integration of the island of Ireland and the codependence that is significant for its economy, not just at the border but throughout the island, and the level of disturbance that they are anticipating as a result of Brexit and the level of commitment that the Government have to...

Public Bill Committee: Data Protection Bill [Lords]: Protection of personal data (13 Mar 2018)

Liam Byrne: ...British law. It is beyond dispute that both sides of the House share the objective of ensuring friction-free trade with our neighbour, the European Union, over the years to come. The role of this Bill in enabling that trade is of fundamental significance. Something like 70% of our exports of goods and services rely on the smooth transfer of data, and we know that the European data economy...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (6th Day) (12 Mar 2018)

Lord Clement-Jones: ...retail, health, information technology and financial services in particular—that the free flow of data between ourselves and the EU continues post Brexit with minimum disruption. With an increasingly digital economy, this is critical for international trade. TechUK, TheCityUK, the ABI, our own European Affairs Sub-Committee and the UK Information Commissioner herself have all...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: Databases (12 Mar 2018)

Oliver Dowden: ...rising public expectations and the availability and potential of new technology to deliver better services at lower cost to taxpayers. This is why we have introduced data sharing measures in the Digital Economy Act, which: -allow public authorities to share personal data with other public authorities in specific contexts in order to improve the welfare of the individual in question, for...

International Women’s Day: Progress on Global Gender Equality - Motion to Take Note (8 Mar 2018)

Baroness Thornton: ..., which was the main organisation that collected the views of British women to take to CEDAW. The noble Baroness is right—so what are we going to do about that? The noble Baroness, Lady Barker, was quite right and has my support in bringing forward the gender recognition Bill. As she said, it will be an important moment for a group which is small but has a very hard time. I have...

Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill (6 Mar 2018)

Rachel Reeves: I thank the Secretary of State for giving way and I welcome the Bill, which will do a great deal to reduce the energy prices paid by consumers. On the point about helping the most vulnerable customers, one issue that we have is that data about who those customers are is not shared with energy companies. The Cabinet Office already has a consultation on showing this data as part of the Digital...

Bill Presented: Data Protection Bill [Lords] (5 Mar 2018)

Liam Byrne: This has been quite a useful debate for rehearsing the arguments and divisions that I suspect we will have when the Bill moves upstairs to Committee. Some of our debate, particularly in the speeches made by Opposition Members, has even been about data protection. It is probably fair that I start with the note of unity that the shadow Secretary of State, my hon. Friend the Member for West...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Parking: Data Protection (1 Mar 2018)

Margot James: ...Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is responsible for regulating compliance with data protection legislation. The ICO is an independent body sponsored within government by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. Government are currently modernising data protection laws in the UK through the Data Protection Bill to make them fit for purpose for our increasingly digital...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (3rd Day) (Continued) (28 Feb 2018)

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock: ...for not being able to be present for the debate, but in no way is that a reflection on her enthusiasm for the amendment—quite the reverse. The amendment proposes a new clause be inserted into the Bill to incorporate Article 174, Title XVIII of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union into domestic law. This would require the Secretary of State to lay before Parliament,...

Access to Banking Services (27 Feb 2018)

Ben Lake: I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision about access by customers, in particular those in rural areas, to banking services; to make provision for community banking hubs; to review access to banking services through the Post Office network; and for connected purposes. In an otherwise fraught and divided political climate, few issues unify Opposition and...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (Continued) (26 Feb 2018)

Baroness Ludford: ...now. The relevance of the Charter of Fundamental Rights is why the trade body of the British tech industry, techUK, has urged the retention of the charter in domestic law. It is interested mainly in the commercial exchange of data for the digital economy but the same applies to the exchange of personal data for the purposes of law enforcement. The tech sector is very well aware of the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Females: Domestic Violence (26 Feb 2018)

Victoria Atkins: ..., and perpetrators of grossly offensive, obscene or menacing behaviour. We have committed to strengthening our response to domestic abuse through the publication of a draft Domestic Abuse Bill, and we are working with partners across Government on our domestic abuse consultation to ensure it is as robust and thorough as possible. The consultation will be launched shortly. Through the...

Scottish Parliament: Population Needs and Migration Policy (22 Feb 2018)

Mairi Gougeon: ...of the UK rather than just at the UK as a whole. We can see the increasing pressure on key sectors in Scotland and what the impact of a bad immigration policy will be on our agriculture, public services and wider economy. It is expected to cost us more than £10 billion by 2040. I wish that Ross Greer’s amendment had been accepted, because he tried to make a valuable point about...

Volunteering - Question for Short Debate (21 Feb 2018)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: .... Civil society has developed significantly over the past decade, becoming more diverse than ever before. We have seen the rise of new ways to fundraise, a greater focus on grass-roots initiatives, increasingly flexible ways to volunteer, the rise of social media and digital and an ever growing inclusive economy. For this reason, the Minister for Civil Society, Tracey Crouch, has announced...

Scottish Parliament: Budget (Scotland) (No 2) Bill: Stage 3 (21 Feb 2018)

Bruce Crawford: I am pleased to speak in the stage 3 debate on the Budget (Scotland) (No 2) Bill, because I sincerely believe that this is perhaps the most important budget-setting day since the advent of devolution almost 19 years ago. I am very pleased that the SNP Government has submitted to Parliament a budget that sets the tone for the type of nation that we want to be, and which clearly outlines the...

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Rate Resolution 2018-19 (20 Feb 2018)

Derek Mackay: ...travel scheme; we will invest more—above the rate of inflation—in the NHS; and we will protect free personal care. We will also build 50,000 new affordable homes; we will invest in digital to grow our economy; we will support a range of people through specific targeted interventions; and we will invest more in police and fire services. Those are the investments that this budget...


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