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Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Social Rented Housing: Regulation (29 Sep 2022)

Andrew Stephenson: Since 6 April 2017, not for profit registered providers have been required to notify the regulator when they are undergoing particular constitutional events which may be considered a merger, take over or constitutional changes. Those notification requirements are set out in the Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 (as amended) and can be found in the direction about notification of...

Scottish Parliament: Excellence in Scottish Education (29 Sep 2022)

Graeme Dey: ...from mistakes. More recently, in the course of the committee’s inquiry into the impact of college regionalisation, I had a wry smile at hearing from college representatives about the benefits of mergers and regionalisation. Oh, how I remember the reaction of the college establishment when the idea of mergers and regionalisation was advanced by Michael Russell—let us just say that it...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food Supply: Competition (28 Sep 2022)

Mark Spencer: ...get support to those who need it the most, including cooperating with the rest of the G7 to build on the first G7 Famine Prevention Compact, which was agreed during the UK’s Presidency in 2021. Mergers and takeovers are primarily a commercial matter for the parties concerned. However, the Government acknowledges that there are instances when such transactions might raise public...

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Social Rented Housing: Regulation (28 Sep 2022)

Andrew Stephenson: The Government removed the need for the Regulator of Social Housing to give consent for takeovers, mergers or other fundamental constitutional changes as part of a package of deregulatory measures to ensure that housing associations would remain classified as private bodies. Measures included in the new Social Housing Regulation Bill ensure that the Regulator will continue to have clear sight...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Bulb Energy: Insolvency (23 Sep 2022)

Graham Stuart: ...Administrators are actively considering all exit options in relation to Bulb to discharge their statutory duties and objectives as quickly and efficiently as is reasonably practicable. Expert merger and acquisition (M&A) advisors have been appointed to lead this process which is ongoing.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS Digital and NHS England (22 Sep 2022)

Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment her Department has made of the potential impact of the merger of NHS England and NHS Digital on the current workforce of both bodies.

Scottish Parliament: Skills Delivery Landscape (22 Sep 2022)

Daniel Johnson: ...scope of the review. Although the minister applauds the performance of SDS and the SFC, there is certainly an implication that their scope and footprint will be looked at. Is that a precursor to a merger of institutions in the education and skills sector? Secondly, I welcome the appointment of James Withers, who has a depth of experience in food and drink and agriculture. However, how will...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: BBC News (20 Sep 2022)

Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment she has made of the potential impact of the merger of BBC News and BBC World channels on domestic political news coverage.

Tributes to Her Late Majesty The Queen (9 Sep 2022)

Greg Hands: ...I had to give her an answer of behalf of the Government. Fortunately, she saw my difficulty and clarified that it was in reference to one of my hon. Friend’s many other rebellions—regimental mergers—and was nothing to do with Brexit at all. The length of the Queen’s reign, everything that she had seen, the fact that she met every US president during her reign except one, the fact...

Independent Brewers: Small Brewers Relief (6 Sep 2022)

Andrew Jones: ...will incentivise growth. People are stopping product and market development when they hit a top threshold. The proposals will go a long way to make that problem disappear. We also have proposals in mergers and acquisition for production to absorbed over three years rather than one, so that businesses can make accommodation for that. That is a good thing. We have seen depressed M&A activity...

Social Housing (Regulation) Bill [HL] - Committee: Amendment 6 (6 Sep 2022)

Lord Whitty: ...severe financial pressure, which has starved them of the ability to staff issues such as maintenance and support. Meanwhile, it is also true that some housing associations have become, through mergers et cetera, too large to relate effectively to their tenants and their problems. When social housing was at its best—for example, in the era that the noble Baroness, Lady Jones, referred...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: BBC News (25 Jul 2022)

Munira Wilson: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment her Department has made of the impact of the merger of BBC News and BBC World News on the effectiveness of public service news broadcasting (a) in the UK and (b) overseas; and what discussions she has had with representatives of the BBC on funding to maintain those services.

Private Equity: Economic and Social Risks - Motion to Take Note (21 Jul 2022)

Baroness Penn: ...large companies. As an open economy, overall we welcome foreign trade and investment where it supports UK growth and jobs and meets our stringent legal and regulatory requirements. The details of mergers and acquisitions are primarily a commercial matter for the parties concerned. However, the Government acknowledge that there are instances where such transactions might result in concerns...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Newport Wafer Fab: Nexperia (18 Jul 2022)

Lord West of Spithead: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the decision of the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy regarding the merger of Nexperia and Newport Wafer Fab will be taken prior to the publication of their Semiconductor Strategy.

BBC Charter: Regional Television News — [Mr Laurence Robertson in the Chair] (12 Jul 2022)

Jeff Smith: ...country that reaches half a billion people a week. Many questions remain on the future capability and ability of the BBC to continue as a world-class news broadcaster. It is still unclear how the merger between BBC News and BBC World News will look in practice and what effect that will have on how much it can cover, particularly when it comes to investigative international reporting. Our...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Question (11 Jul 2022)

Amanda Milling: ... xDFID 2010 [from May] 13 4 2011 24 3 2012 20 9 2013 23 6 2014 16 5 2015 18 6 2016 21 3 2017 24 3 2018 35 2 2019 20 1 2020 [Jan-Aug] 6 0 Post FCDO merger FCDO 2020 [Sept-Dec] 4 2021 18 2022 12 Ministerial visits as recorded on Gov.UK between May 2010-September 2021 (xFCO) FCO ministerial gifts, hospitality, travel and meetings -...

Strategy for International Development (6 Jul 2022)

Preet Kaur Gill: ...a previous Secretary of State, stated that when British leadership was needed the most, the Government chose the worst possible time to cut the aid budget. He said that everyone has recognised the merger with the FCO as a disaster, and of course I agree with him. I thank him for all his work and for speaking up for the world’s poorest. Like many Members, he also made a strong point on...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy Update (6 Jul 2022)

Kwasi Kwarteng: ...electricity networks, delivering up to £1 billion savings for projects tendered over the next ten years.Protect consumers from increasing network prices in the event of energy network company mergers. We will enable the Competition and Markets Authority to review any relevant energy network company mergers under the Energy Network Special Merger Regime. We estimate this could save energy...

Police Act 1996 (Amendment and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2022 - Motion to Approve (5 Jul 2022)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...’s full geographical coverage and bring the force into line with the corresponding fire service, which rebranded as Hampshire & Isle of Wight Fire & Rescue Service following the recent merger of the island and mainland fire services. The names of police areas and the power to amend those names are set out in the Police Act 1996. Section 31A of the Act contains provisions that allow for...

Public Bill Committee: Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill: Clause 30 - Functions of mayors: policing (5 Jul 2022)

Tim Farron: ...are relatively small, in terms of population size, such as the vast rural nature of the area they serve, and it would seem wrong to go through a process of effectively deciding a police authority merger by default. I know there is more to it than that, but we need to be given clarity on how that might transpire, so I would be grateful for that clarification. While I am on my feet, I wish...


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