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Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Reducing Reoffending Rates (13 Nov 2018)

Tom Brake: May I commend to the Minister the report of the all-party parliamentary group on mental health, ably led by its chair, the hon. Member for Faversham and Mid Kent (Helen Whately)? It focuses on the issue of mental health and the support required for people who have left prison. Will the Minister say more about the work he does with the Department of Health and Social Care and the Ministry of...

Private Members’ Bills: Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (12 Nov 2018)

David Rutley: relation to shelter, stock densities and the legal requirement to have access to a well-drained lying area. These approaches apply to other areas of farming, too. The key point to highlight is that poor welfare may occur in both intensive and extensive systems. Stockmanship and the correct application of husbandry standards, whatever the system of production, is the key to ensuring good...

Finance (No. 3) Bill (12 Nov 2018)

Jonathan Reynolds: NHS spending. I felt that there was a slight lack of recognition of the fact that it is predicated purely on an improved forecast for the tax revenues. It is not money in the bank and, remarkably, the Chancellor chose to blow most of it in one go. That may not have been prudent. I listened intently to the right hon. Member for Wokingham (John Redwood). He said many things that I...

Social Media Services - Question for Short Debate (12 Nov 2018)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...industry-led initiatives, in particular through the application of technology. We are not saying that it is perfect, which is why we are producing the White Paper. We know that in some cases legislation may be needed, but there are technological solutions and it would be wrong not to acknowledge that. In part because of the influence of noble Lords and parliamentarians more widely, there...

Stop and Search Powers - Statement (12 Nov 2018)

Lord Paddick: As nobody else appears to be burning to ask a question perhaps I may ask the noble Baroness to comment on the fact that the percentage of stop and search that is done to look for weapons is abysmally small and that drugs are the reason given for 75% of stop and search, notwithstanding the link between the two?

Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - Committee (3rd Day) (12 Nov 2018)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...agreement was being worked on at the time. I cannot pre-empt what that will look like, but all the co-operation we enjoy now should continue, although, as the noble Lord, Lord Paddick, said, it may not be in the form of a European arrest warrant, given that no other non-EU states have been able to avail themselves of it. But it should certainly align closely with what we have now.

Plastic-free Packaging (Fruit and Vegetables) — [Mr David Hanson in the Chair] (12 Nov 2018)

Therese Coffey: ...commitment 2025 in March 2016. That brings together organisations right across the food system—from producers to consumers—to try to make food and drink production and consumption more sustainable. However, there may be opportunities where offering food loose may help to reduce plastic waste while not affecting shelf life. That is why we have worked with WRAP and retailers to...

Points of Order (12 Nov 2018)

John Bercow: ...view clear and it is on the record. If the Secretary of State believes that she has inadvertently misled the House she can, and in those circumstances should, take steps to correct the record. It may be—I put it no more strongly—that she takes a different view of the matter. Perhaps I can say, without fear of contradiction by any Member of the House, that it is not uncommon for...

Appointment of Sir Roger Scruton (12 Nov 2018)

James Brokenshire: We have the right to speak our minds in this House, as the hon. Lady has done, and my respect for the hon. Member for Denton and Reddish, even if I may disagree with his views, ensures that this place is the place that it is. We live in a world where people communicate in 140 characters. We are talking about someone who delivers long lectures and has written extensively in many different...

Nuclear Power: Toshiba (12 Nov 2018)

Matt Warman: Small nuclear reactors have already been mentioned briefly today. May I invite the Secretary of State to go fractionally further than he did in his previous answer and say that when it comes to these smaller, cheaper, more efficient reactors, we should be looking not just at existing nuclear sites, but at other sites being decommissioned in the near future?

Stop and Search (12 Nov 2018)

Desmond Swayne: It may have been intelligence-led when I was recently stopped and searched outside 1 Parliament Street, but I do not complain—I want to see more use of it made. But that does imply more police officers to do it, does it not?

Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012: Review - Question (12 Nov 2018)

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames: able to spend of the estimated extra savings from LASPO over and above what the Government predicted—currently estimated at about £500 million a year? I asked a similar question on 19 April. May we now have a reply?

Operation Conifer: Sir Edward Heath - Question (12 Nov 2018)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: The noble Lord is right that an inquiry may well look into such a matter but, as I have just outlined, an inquiry is a matter for the police and crime commissioner.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aerospace Industry and Aviation: Research (12 Nov 2018)

Jesse Norman: many individual research projects include aspects of both: 2014/15: £1,137,725 2015/16: £2,683,895 2016/17: £1,571,768 2017/18: £1,485,789 The figures above do not include any spend which may have been incurred by other Government departments in this area.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Working Hours (12 Nov 2018)

Richard Harrington: ...they are required to work a minimum (over a 5-day week) of 42 hours, including daily meal breaks of one hour. However, as a senior civil servant, they are required to work such additional hours as may from time to time be reasonable and necessary for the efficient performance of their duties.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Climate Change: National Income (12 Nov 2018)

Claire Perry: .... People’s health, wellbeing and productivity will be at risk from high temperatures, and people, animals and plants will be at risk from new and emerging pests and diseases. The CCRA also identified that there may be economic opportunities for UK business from an increase in global demand for adaptation-related goods and services like engineering and insurance.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Jair Bolsonaro (12 Nov 2018)

Alan Duncan: ...visit Brazil to consult FCO travel advice. We keep our travel advice under constant review and make regular updates to ensure it provides an up-to-date assessment of risks and other issues which may affect British Nationals.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Syria: Abduction (12 Nov 2018)

Alistair Burt: ...engaged in or pose a risk of kidnap for ransom. There remains a very high risk of kidnapping in Idlib and throughout Syria, which can be for financial or political gain. An individual's occupation may not protect them against kidnapping, and many terrorists in Syria view those engaged in humanitarian aid work as legitimate targets. We continue to advise British nationals against travel to...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Government Departments: Disclosure of Information (12 Nov 2018)

Chris Heaton-Harris: ...EU, which is a crucial component of planning. It is for departments to determine the manner in which engagement with stakeholders takes place. Given the sensitive nature of some discussions, there may be limited circumstances in which departments have used NDAs to enable those conversations, thereby reaching more stakeholders than would otherwise be the case. As I said in my previous...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Mental Illness: Parents (12 Nov 2018)

Jackie Doyle-Price: ...problems can have an impact on the wellbeing of children within the family and statutory guidance published in July 2018: ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children’ acknowledges that children may be at greater risk of harm or need additional help in families where adults have mental health problems. The guidance is available at the following link: ...

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