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Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (27 Oct 2016)

Negotiations of the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement between the European Union and Canada – Baroness Falkner of Margravine. Oral questions

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Economy: Invest NI: First-time Exporters (25 Oct 2016)

Simon Hamilton: ...level. I hope to be able to meet Dr Fox again before the year is out. He has had a fresh and interesting approach to this whole subject. Almost immediately on the UK vote to exit the European Union, he was charged to go out and sell the UK, as a whole, to the world and open up new markets. Instead of focusing almost exclusively, as has been encouraged in the last number of years, on a...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: Agriculture Policy and Brexit (25 Oct 2016)

Michelle McIlveen: ...of 񋳹 billion and employed well over 20,000 people. Around 28% of Northern Ireland food and drink sector sales are exported compared with 10% for the United Kingdom as a whole. Therefore, future trade arrangements will be important. Over the past weeks and months, I have met a number of Ministers to discuss the important issues that need to be resolved. Last week, I met...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Department for Exiting the European Union: Staff (25 Oct 2016)

Diana R. Johnson: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, with reference to the Answer of 20 September 2016 to Question 45844, on Department for Exiting the EU: staff, how many of those (a) staff and (b) officials are trade negotiators.

Local Government Pension Scheme — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] (24 Oct 2016)

Marcus Jones: ...government pension scheme in England and Wales. It provides me with the opportunity to address the significant misconceptions about Government policy that have arisen as a result of briefing from trade unions and other bodies. Judging from the debate today, before I go on to things that people might not agree with, I think everyone agrees that the scheme members of the pension funds are...

European Council - Statement (24 Oct 2016)

Lord Howell of Guildford: ...? For a start, does the Statement not dismiss the concept that there is a major distinction between soft and hard Brexit and suggest that in the rapidly changing conditions, both in the European Union and here, both these concepts are becoming more or less meaningless? Did I hear her also say that we are opening discussions with third parties, non-EU countries and OECD countries for free...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Nursing Shortages (24 Oct 2016)

Pat Sheehan: ...the best way to improve the health service is by everyone working collaboratively to bring about change. That includes political representatives in this Assembly, healthcare professionals, nurses, trade unions, patients and any other individuals or organisations that have a stake in the health service. That is what the people out there want. They want people working together. That,...

Bus Services Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day) (24 Oct 2016) Lord Whitty 35: Clause 4, page 17, line 31, at end insert—“( ) In subsection (4)(ca) “appropriate representatives of any affected employees” means—(a) representatives of a recognised trade union, if an independent trade union is recognised by existing operators in the area of the proposed franchising scheme,(b) in any other case, employee representatives...

European Council (24 Oct 2016)

Jeremy Corbyn: Indeed, I was listened to very carefully by all those around the table. I made it clear to the other leaders that Britain should continue to be a full and active member of the European Union until negotiations on our exit are complete. I think the Prime Minister was trying to send the same message, but the manner in which she conveyed it was rather different, as she seemed not to be trying to...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: HMP Maghaberry: Paramilitary Prisoners (24 Oct 2016)

Christopher Stalford: I appreciate the Member giving way. He will be aware that prison officers do not have a trade union as such. They have a staff association: the POA. Could the Member detail for the House whether the Prison Officers' Association has approved the content of the motion?

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (24 Oct 2016)

Scottish Affairs: Scotland's place in Europe. 10:30 am
Witnesses: ...Nursing Scotland Sir Tim O’Shea, Principal, University of Edinburgh and Convener of Universities Scotland’s Research and Knowledge Exchange Committee Stephen Boyd, Assistant Secretary, Scottish Trades Union Congress

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Foreign Investment in UK: Japan (24 Oct 2016)

Greg Hands: ...been discussed with the Ambassador of Japan to the United Kingdom and Japanese investors, notably the Japanese memorandum and the opportunities presented by the United Kingdom exiting the European Union to strengthen its role as a global leader for free trade, including its trade links with Japan.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: UK Withdrawal from EU: Northern Ireland (24 Oct 2016)

Lord Dunlop: ..., promising the UK Government would fully engage the devolved administrations to ensure we achieve a shared understanding of their interests and objectives as we prepare to exit the European Union. The UK Government’s focus remains on making a success of exiting the European Union and getting the right deal both for the UK as a whole and for Northern Ireland. In addition, the...

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: UK Withdrawal from EU: Northern Ireland (24 Oct 2016)

Lord Dunlop: ..., promising the UK Government would fully engage the devolved administrations to ensure we achieve a shared understanding of their interests and objectives as we prepare to exit the European Union. In addition, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union has visited Northern Ireland, engaging with the Northern Ireland Executive and key representatives for sectoral businesses...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Exiting the European Union: General Affairs Council and Foreign Affairs Council (Trade), 18 October 2016 (24 Oct 2016)

David Jones: I attended the General Affairs Council on 18 October. The meeting was chaired by the Slovak Presidency and held in Luxembourg. I also attended the extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council (Trade). General Affairs Council The General Affairs Council (GAC) on Tuesday 18 October discussed the preparation of the October European Council; the Mid Term Review of the Multiannual Financial Framework;...

BHS: Industrial Strategy (20 Oct 2016)

Richard Fuller: built differently; it comes from the competition of ideas, and from one set of new ideas being subsequently accepted by the opposing party. The promotion by the Conservative party under Margaret Thatcher of a reduction in the power of trade unions and a liberalisation of markets was accepted by the subsequent Labour Government. The Labour Government’s introduction of the national...

Brexit: Environmental and Climate Change Policy - Motion to Take Note (20 Oct 2016)

Baroness Featherstone: ...the improvements in air quality, beaches, animal welfare, native habitats and species extinction and that the single market has given us the benefit of common EU rules. Without such rules, how will we trade? The noble Baroness, Lady Young, asked what would replace monitoring, compliance and enforcement, as she tries to keep her enthusiasm in the blackness that follows Brexit. My noble...

National Arthritis Week — [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] (20 Oct 2016)

Chris Stephens: ...I would like to hear from the Minister today about how we can increase the number of people with arthritis in work. Can we ensure that employers understand these issues? Can we ensure they are working with trade unions, which know about these issues in terms of dealing with employees who require reasonable adjustments in the workplace? Can we look at the Access to Work programme to help...

Brexit: Foreign and Security Policy Co-operation - Motion to Take Note (20 Oct 2016)

Baroness Ludford: ...;we are not well placed to contribute as strongly to EU security in its widest sense if we are outside the EU. Not only is the EU this essential partner and complementary to NATO but in its Review of the Balance of Competences between the United Kingdom and the European Union, the coalition Government—or the Conservative-led Government, as we more often hear it described on the other...

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