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Results 141–160 of 6000 for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:David Lidington

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Recall of Parliament (8 Feb 2019)

David Lidington: Government departments continue to work throughout the year, whether or not Parliament is in recess.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Iraq Committee of Inquiry (6 Feb 2019)

David Lidington: The Iraq Inquiry was independent of government, and the selection of its witnesses was a matter for the Inquiry. The Inquiry did not seek evidence from representatives of the countries listed.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Brexit: Festivals and Special Occasions (5 Feb 2019)

David Lidington: Further to my answer of 18 January 2018, (https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-que stions-answers-statements/written-question/Commons/2018-01-0 8/121510/) the Royal Mint will produce a coin to commemorate the UK leaving the European Union. The Royal Mint has a long-established tradition of producing coins in order to commemorate historic moments, including the 2012...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Census: Sikhs (4 Feb 2019)

David Lidington: The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply. UKSA Response (PDF Document, 68.15 KB)

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cybercrime (4 Feb 2019)

David Lidington: The threat to the UK posed by cyber attacks continues to grow in scale and complexity. We are already considering how the National Cyber Security Strategy may need to evolve to respond to this challenge in the next two years and beyond 2021. The Cabinet Office is leading this work in collaboration with the rest of government, industry, academia and the devolved administrations.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cybercrime: EU Countries (4 Feb 2019)

David Lidington: The Political Declaration between the United Kingdom and the European Union includes a commitment that the UK and Computer Emergency Response Team – European Union (CERT-EU) will continue to cooperate closely. The UK has been a partner for CERT-EU’s in tactical cooperation around incidents which have affected EU institutions, and in the event we leave the EU without a deal we expect to...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cybercrime: Ministerial Responsibility (30 Jan 2019)

David Lidington: I am accountable to Parliament for the National Cyber Security Strategy and the accompanying investment programme. I am also the lead Minister for the cyber resilience of the government sector. The Home Secretary leads on cyber security response, in addition to his responsibility to counter cyber crime. The Defence Secretary has overall responsibility for the development of the UK’s...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Infrastructure: Contracts (29 Jan 2019)

David Lidington: The Government has a comprehensive range of powers to protect national security. Under the Enterprise Act 2002, the Government has the power to prevent relevant mergers and acquisitions concerning the UK’s critical national infrastructure on national security grounds. In July 2018 the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy published the National Security and Investment...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Intelligence Services: Vacancies (29 Jan 2019)

David Lidington: As has been the policy of successive governments, the government does not comment on matters relating to the intelligence agencies. The Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament scrutinises the policies, expenditure, administration and operations of the intelligence agencies on behalf of Parliament.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Infrastructure: Cybercrime (29 Jan 2019)

David Lidington: In 2018 the Government put in place new powers under the Network and Information Security (NIS) Regulations which require the most significant operators in the energy, transport, health, water, and digital infrastructure sectors to manage cybersecurity risk, including from the supply chain. The Competent Authorities who regulate the critical national infrastructure operators in scope of NIS...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: House of Lords: Reform (28 Jan 2019)

David Lidington: The Government is continuing to work constructively with Peers, where there is consensus within the House of Lords, to enable them to achieve reforms that ensure the House continues to work effectively. The Prime Minister has committed to do her bit to reduce the size of the House by continuing the restrained approach she has taken so far to appointments. The Government welcomes the work of...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cabinet Office: Brexit (24 Jan 2019)

David Lidington: The Ministerial Code is clear that Ministers must always make efficient and cost-effective travel arrangements. Details of Ministers’ travel overseas are published quarterly and are made available on GOV.UK. The details include the purpose of the trip and the total cost for the Minister. While destinations and costs for travel internal to the UK are not part of the quarterly...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Prosperity Fund (24 Jan 2019)

David Lidington: The Prosperity Fund has a non-aid component to help communicate and generate opportunities for UK businesses in both developed and emerging markets. Activities supported include business roadshows and inward investment visits. Examples of this are a showcase event in Brazil that helped UK energy companies secure contracts worth over £50million, and promotional activities in the USA that...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cybercrime (24 Jan 2019)

David Lidington: Ministers across government hold different responsibilities within the UK's National Cyber Security Strategy. They engage with their European counterparts on a wide range of cyber related issues including the UK's partnership with EU.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Investigatory Powers Commissioner: Annual Reports (24 Jan 2019)

David Lidington: The Prime Minister has seen the 2017 Annual Report of the Investigatory Powers Commissioner, and has agreed that it will be published in due course.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Investigatory Powers Commissioner: Annual Reports (24 Jan 2019)

David Lidington: The Prime Minister has seen the 2017 Annual Report of the Investigatory Powers Commissioner, and has agreed that it will be published in due course.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: GCHQ: Staff (23 Jan 2019)

David Lidington: As at 31 March 2018, the GCHQ headcount is made up of 35% Women and 65% Men. These figures have remained constant since 2010. Further detail can be found in the recently published document “GCHQ Gender Pay Gap Report 2018”.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Huawei: Infrastructure (23 Jan 2019)

David Lidington: I receive regular updates from the National Cyber Security Centre on the security of the UK’s Critical National Infrastructure and hold regular discussions with other Ministers on these matters. The Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre (HCSEC) operates under a set of arrangements between Huawei and Government to mitigate any potential risks arising from the involvement of Huawei in...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: British Irish Council (23 Jan 2019)

David Lidington: For security reasons, dates of future Summits are embargoed until the day of the event.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Brexit (22 Jan 2019)

David Lidington: There are no meetings currently planned. The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland meets with Northern Ireland political parties on a regular basis.


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