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Universal Credit (14 Jan 2019)

Alok Sharma: July 2019, and we are working with a wide range of stakeholders on it. She talked about the severe disability premium: those regulations have been laid. She also mentioned the benefits freeze. May I ask her to reflect on the reason why we had to make various policy choices in the past? It was the awful financial mess left us by the last Labour Government. [Interruption.] I am sorry, but...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Points of Order (14 Jan 2019)

John Bercow: the time, indicated her desire to expedite progress on the matter. From my own contacts, I understand it to have been very much her wish to bring about change before the end of last year. If I may say so, and I will, it is extremely regrettable that almost a year after the first debate, and more than four months after the second debate, the change has not been made. Frankly, that is...

Islamophobia - Question (14 Jan 2019)

Baroness Uddin: My Lords, I say to the Minister, with due respect, that there was not such division as he suggests. However, as he may be aware, those of us who have spoken in the debate since the Islamophobia debate on 20 December have received some unsavoury intimidation. Does he agree that any definition that seeks to protect a community must be rooted in that community? Does he therefore agree that any...

ST Rollox Railway Works: Closure (14 Jan 2019)

Andrew Jones: .... That is especially true when there is such significant industrial heritage, which this plant very clearly has. From a basic human perspective, we all feel natural concern for all those who may lose their job, and there is also concern about the loss of skills from both the Scottish economy and the sector as a whole. The company said earlier today that it is projecting a short way into...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Vacancies (14 Jan 2019)

Stephen Hammond: The National Health Service employs record numbers of staff, in 2018 - over 1.2 million or 1,074,209 full time equivalents. This is an increase of 63,100 since May 2010, with more staff than at any other time in its 70 year history and significant growth in newly qualified staff over the period from 2010. As at 30 September 2018, there were almost 103,000 healthcare vacancies in the NHS,...

Written Answers — Prime Minister: Free Movement of People (14 Jan 2019)

Theresa May: The result of the 2016 referendum on United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union. Free movement coming to an end when the United Kingdom leaves the EU is also the official position of Her Majesty’s Official Opposition (Shadow Home Secretary, the Rt Hon. Member for Hackney North and Stoke Newington (Diane Abbott), Official Report, 19 December 2018, Column 807).

Written Answers — Prime Minister: David Cameron (14 Jan 2019)

Theresa May: As I said in my answer to the Hon Member during my statement on December European Council (Column 552, 17 December 2018), the former Prime Minister is not giving advice. The last time I spoke to him was when we agreed the withdrawal agreement. It was when I spoke to two former Prime Ministers, as a matter of courtesy, to inform them what had been negotiated with the European Union.

Written Answers — Prime Minister: Prime Minister: Brexit (14 Jan 2019)

Theresa May: I travel making the most efficient and cost-effective arrangements. My travel arrangements are in accordance with the arrangements for official travel set out in the Ministerial code

Written Answers — Prime Minister: Department for International Development: Departmental Responsibilities (14 Jan 2019)

Theresa May: I refer the Hon. Member to the answer I gave the Hon. Member for Glasgow North (Patrick Grady) on 5 September 2016, UIN 43524

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigrants: Detainees (14 Jan 2019)

Caroline Nokes: ..., compliance with immigration law and public protection in their particular case. Additionally, in cases in which it has been found that there are reasonable grounds to believe that an individual may be a victim of trafficking or modern slavery, the appropriateness of their being detained, or of their detention continuing, is governed by the Home Office’s modern slavery policy. This...

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Males (14 Jan 2019)

Caroline Nokes: Refugee status is conferred following a grant of asylum. An asylum seeker may only become a refugee once asylum has been granted. Not all asylum seekers are deemed to be refugees and not all refugees claim asylum. The Home Office publishes data, in its quarterly Immigration Statistics release, on the number of asylum seekers granted refugee status, by sex (table as_05 Asylum, volume 2). The...

Written Answers — Home Office: Politicians: Foreign Nationals (14 Jan 2019)

Caroline Nokes: The UK engages with bilateral partners on a wide range of issues including any concerns which they may raise. Foreign government Ministers visiting the UK on official visits are exempt from immigration control (including the visa requirement). In addition, all diplomats posted to the UK are exempt from the visa requirement. Applications from Parliamentarians for visit visas are assessed...

Written Answers — Home Office: Meat: Industry (14 Jan 2019)

Nick Hurd: ...peaceful protest does not extend to harassment or threatening behaviour. The police have a range of powers to deal with any such acts. These include under the Public Order Act 1986, chief officers may impose conditions on assemblies to prevent serious public disorder, serious damage to property, serious disruption to the life of the community or when the purpose is to intimidate others to...

Written Answers — Treasury: Tobacco: Smuggling (14 Jan 2019)

Robert Jenrick: ...from the tobacco industry is determined. This criteria has been, and will continue to be met at all times. While HMRC has no plans to publish representations made by the tobacco industry as they may contain taxpayer or commercially sensitive information, details of meetings between HMRC officials and the tobacco industry are published on This includes meetings to discuss points of...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fracking (14 Jan 2019)

Lee Rowley: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Written Statement of 17 May 2018 on Energy Policy, HCWS690, whether the definition of non-hydraulic fracturing excludes fracturing with the use of (a) acid, (b) gas, (c) other substances and (d) water below the limits set out in the definition of hydraulic fracturing in section 50 of the...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Recruitment (14 Jan 2019)

Mark Lancaster: The requested information is provided in the following table: Intake to UK Regulars, month ending, January to September 2018 January February March April May June July August September Royal Navy/Royal Marines 400 250 220 140 300 250 280 10 560 Army 730 320 710 260 510 220 380 290 1,440 Royal Air Force 240 110 280 150 230 100 110 180 260 ...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Seaborne Freight (14 Jan 2019)

Nusrat Ghani: The third party organisations who provided external advice were Deloitte UK, Slaughter & May and Mott MacDonald.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (14 Jan 2019)

Nusrat Ghani: ...acquire land for HS2, there is an obligation on the Secretary of State to pay full and fair compensation. Tenants who are directly displaced by the HS2 project by the compulsory purchase of land may be eligible to receive statutory compensation comprising: The lease value - if a property is governed by a lease, the lease will have a diminishing value depending on how close it is to the...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Pakistan: Politics and Government (14 Jan 2019)

Mark Field: .... We regularly raise our concerns about rights and freedoms with the Government of Pakistan at a senior level. When she spoke to Prime Minister Imran Khan in August 2018, Prime Minister Theresa May noted the importance of Pakistan delivering on its commitments to strengthen institutions responsible for upholding the rule of law, and to advance the rights of women and minorities. In...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Foster Care (14 Jan 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: ...not believe that introducing a national minimum allowance for Staying Put carers is the right way forward. Unlike children in foster care, young people in Staying Put arrangements are adults, and may be in work or claiming benefits. These financial sources can be used to contribute to the cost of providing the Staying Put arrangement, in a similar way that young people who are still living...

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