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Public Bill Committee: Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill: Examination of witnesses (20 May 2021)

Dame Vera Baird: It is hard to say because we do not get a lot of victims coming to us and talking about sentencing; they are usually talking more about their own treatment by the justice system. But what I can tell you is that although they are broadly supportive of different sentencing, the briefing that you have probably had—and that we certainly have had from RoadPeace, Brake and...

National Security and Investment Bill: Clause 4 - Consultation and parliamentary procedure (26 Apr 2021)

Sarah Olney: In common with other hon. Members who have spoken tonight and on other occasions, the Liberal Democrats support the broad principles of the Bill. It is sensible, at a time of geopolitical uncertainty and increasingly globalised trade, to have provisions for the Secretary of State to intervene in business transactions where those transactions may have a bearing on national security. It is...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Qatar: Dangerous Driving (26 Apr 2021)

James Cleverly: Our consular staff endeavour to give appropriate and tailored support to British nationals overseas, and their families in the UK, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. What we can and cannot do is set out in our Supporting British Nationals Abroad: A guide (www.gov.uk/government/publications/support-for-british-nati onals-abroad-a-guide). We highlight the specific risks on...

Covid-19 and Health Inequalities: West Yorkshire: Electric Vehicles: Promotion — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] (21 Apr 2021)

Nicholas Fletcher: I beg to move, That this House has considered promotion of electric vehicle usage. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Edward. I thank the Minister for taking time to come and listen to the debate. I first refer Members to my entry in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests. Can you hear that? No, you cannot. That is the sound of an electric vehicle. Quiet, isn’t...

Finance (No. 2) Bill (13 Apr 2021)

Andrew Griffith: It is kind of you, Madam Deputy Speaker, to call me in this important debate. I will try to reward that by sticking to the topic we are discussing. This is an excellent Finance Bill for a much-needed recovery. The UK is already a great place to start, grow and run a business, but to increase the rate of economic growth in the UK we need to restate and foster the pro-enterprise philosophy and...

Bay Local Authority in North Lancashire and South Cumbria: Criminal Cases Review Commission (13 Apr 2021)

Barry Sheerman: I beg to move, That this House has considered strengthening the Criminal Cases Review Commission. It gives me great pleasure to have the opportunity to speak this afternoon about the Westminster commission on miscarriages of justice. As someone who has been in the House for a very long time, I have to admit to you, Sir Charles, and to the Minister that this is my first time doing a...

His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh - Motion for an Humble Address (12 Apr 2021)

Lord Winston: My Lords, I feel very humble speaking in this debate, and it is a privilege to do so. Of course, His Royal Highness was completely at home in the Garrick. He had this wonderful sense of fun. One of the institutions where he was immensely influential was the Royal Academy of Engineering, which he helped to get established. As the president recently said in his tribute, Prince Philip was...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Diesel Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions (25 Mar 2021)

Rachel Maclean: The Department for Transport ensures good practice in the regulation of particulate matter emitted from vehicles by reviewing the best available evidence and commissioning research to inform future standards for new vehicles. This includes world-leading research commissioned by the Department to better understand emissions from brake and tyre wear, which is now estimated to account for the...

Scottish Parliament: Covid-19 (16 Mar 2021)

The First Minister: W e would aim, as we have generally done throughout the pandemic, to confirm, hopefully—or otherwise, if things were not going in the right direction—a week before each of those dates whether changes were going to happen. I very much hope that that will be confirmation. The point that I have raised and that Annabelle Ewing has underlined is that, with an infectious...

Scottish Parliament: Covid-19 (9 Mar 2021)

Nicola Sturgeon: I will update Parliament on some changes to the lockdown restrictions that are currently in place across most of Scotland. The changes relate to outdoor meetings and activities. I will also announce a change that I hope will be welcomed by Scotland’s faith communities. Although the changes that I will set out are relatively minor, they are important for our wellbeing. They represent gradual...

Income Tax (Charge) (3 Mar 2021)

Meg Hillier: I will not give way as I have already taken two interventions. It is easy to make announcements; it is much harder to get the system to deliver on them. There is a will in this House, I think, to deliver on this, but the Government have to stop making cheap headlines. On jobs, only one in 100 young people aged 16 to 24 is benefiting from kickstart. Again, it is a nice headline, but unless it...

Scottish Parliament: Defamation and Malicious Publication (Scotland) Bill (2 Mar 2021)

Adam Tomkins: As we have heard, the bill, which originated in the work of the Scottish Law Commission, puts the Scots law of defamation on a statutory footing that is fit for the 21st century. In doing so, it addresses and balances two competing rights—the right to freedom of expression and the right to protect one’s reputation, which is often seen as an aspect of the right to privacy. Taken as a...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Roads: Accidents (25 Feb 2021)

Rachel Maclean: ...from road traffic collisions. Road deaths and injuries can cause suffering, economic loss and life-changing misfortune, and reducing this on our roads is a key priority. In those cases where a motorist is insured, the provision of compensation should be met by the insurer. Where a driver is either uninsured or untraced, there is provision in place for compensation to be claimed from the...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Coronavirus (4 Feb 2021)

Alex Davies-Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the value is of service credits applied to the contracts awarded to (a) Brake Brothers and (b) BFS Group to provide food boxes for shielding vulnerable adults.

Covid Security at UK Borders (1 Feb 2021)

Jo Churchill: No, the right point is to work as quickly as possible across all the different Government Departments that are involved to ensure that we have the correct policy so that we are doing the appropriate thing, rather than having a blanket ban and then repeatedly coming back and saying, “What about this. What about that?” We need to ensure that we have an appropriate system that has been...

Covid-19: Extension of Driving Theory Test Certificates (28 Jan 2021)

David Linden: I want to start by thanking Mr Speaker for selecting this debate. This is an issue that adversely impacts tens of thousands of people right across the British Isles, and I know that the Minister will bear that in mind when she responds on behalf of the Government. The covid-19 pandemic has had untold impacts on so many aspects of our lives, particularly as many of us have had to adapt to...

Public Bill Committee: Telecommunications (Security) Bill: New Clause 6 - Network diversification (No. 2) (26 Jan 2021)

It is with some sadness that I come to the last new clause we have to present—[Interruption.]. I see that causes some hilarity in the Committee; I am sure that is just nervous laughter and everyone shares my dismay that the focus on telecommunications that the Committee has ably exhibited for the last few sittings will soon come to an end. Our consideration in some detail of the importance...

Public Bill Committee: Telecommunications (Security) Bill: Clause 6 - Powers of OFCOM to assess compliance with security duties (21 Jan 2021)

Chi Onwurah: I beg to move amendment 13, in clause 6, page 10, line 20, at end insert— “(aa) provide a report on the diversity of their network’s supply chains;” This amendment gives Ofcom the power to request a report from a network provider on the diversity of their supply chains for the purpose of assessing whether they are complying with the security duties placed on them by earlier...

Public Bill Committee: Telecommunications (Security) Bill: Examination of Witness (19 Jan 2021)

Doug Brake: As you mentioned, my name is Doug Brake. I am the director of broadband and spectrum policy for the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. We are a think-tank based in Washington DC, focused on policies that we believe advance innovation, with the basic belief that innovation is the key to economic growth and human flourishing over the long term.

Airports National Policy Statement - Question (18 Jan 2021)

Baroness McIntosh of Pickering: My Lords, will my noble friend undertake to keep under review airport passenger duty, which is now charged at double the amount compared to EU destinations and will act as a brake to ramping up airline travel as soon as the Covid pandemic is over?


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