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EU Exit: Devolved Governments — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] (21 Jul 2016)

Robin Walker: ...a great deal more parliamentary scrutiny of all sorts in the months to come. It has been very good to hear hon. Members’ thoughts on potential settlements for Scotland, but the Prime Minister has been clear that the Union is very important to her and to this Government. She was also very clear with the First Minister that some of the ideas being brought forward are, in her view,...

School Funding: Business of the House (21 Jul 2016)

David Lidington: ...North and Cleveleys (Paul Maynard), have already met the operators responsible for Southern train services and Network Rail. They have emphasised the need for the operators to work with the trade unions to try to find a rapid and full solution to the current dispute, which is causing misery to many thousands of passengers every day. The Secretary of State is making the issue his personal...

Attorney General: EU and Domestic Law: Separation (21 Jul 2016)

Stephen Kinnock: Have the Government made an estimate of the cost of the vast number of lawyers and trade negotiators that are going to have to be hired to deliver our disentanglement from the European Union? If such an estimate has not yet been made, will the Attorney General please confirm by when he will be able to furnish the House with that information?

Written Answers — Prime Minister: Government Departments: Recruitment (21 Jul 2016)

Jon Ashworth: To ask the Prime Minister, how many new civil servants will be recruited to staff the Departments for (a) International Trade, (b) Exiting the European Union and (c) Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Trade Agreements (21 Jul 2016)

Greg Hands: My hon Friend the Prime Minister has established the Department for International Trade to promote British trade across the world and ensure the UK takes advantage of the huge opportunities open to us. The pace of trade negotiations will vary country to country. The Prime Minister has also established a Department for Exiting the European Union for overseeing negotiations to leave the EU and...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Thameslink Railway Line: Rolling Stock (21 Jul 2016)

Lilian Greenwood: ...Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 17 June 2016 to Question 40332, on Thameslink railway line: rolling stock, whether his Department has received any representations from trade unions on the potential safety implications of operating Class 700 trains under Driver Only Operation or Driver Controlled Operation.

Charter for Budget Responsibility (20 Jul 2016)

David Gauke: without doubt a time of considerable uncertainty. That has its own implications for the current stability of our economy. We anticipated short-term turbulence in the event of a decision to leave the European Union, and that has been reflected in the economic developments that have unfolded. It is clear that we must pursue policies that help us grow in future. That means pursuing...

Citizens Convention on Democracy — [Mrs Anne Main in the Chair] (20 Jul 2016)

Ian Lavery: ...of the UK will look like, but it is about much more: the revival of our communities, the health of our democracy and the future of our nation. We are strongest when we work together. Discussions with people about their communities, as well as with experts, trade unions and other stakeholders, will bring people together and create a collective vision for the future that genuinely benefits...

Southern Rail: Disabled Passengers - Question (20 Jul 2016)

Baroness Corston: My Lords, would the Minister be surprised to know that, with regard to Southern, the Department for Transport director Pete Wilkinson at a recent public meeting, talking about trade union members on Southern, said: “We have got to break them. They have all borrowed money to buy cars and got credit cards. They can’t afford to spend too long on strike and I will push them into that...

Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age) (20 Jul 2016)

Caroline Lucas: hand with giving 16 and 17-year-olds the vote. Sixteen-year-olds are considered old enough to enter into marriage and civil partnerships, pay income tax and national insurance, obtain welfare benefits in their own right, and join the armed forces, a political party or a trade union. Surely they should help elect the MPs who make decisions about those very things. About 64% of registered...

EU Referendum: Gibraltar — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (20 Jul 2016)

Robin Walker: ..., the new Minister for Europe, for whom I have a number of messages from the debate on Gibraltar business in future. I am delighted to speak for the first time for the Department for Exiting the European Union, working with our new Secretary of State in partnership with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the new Department for International Trade. My new Department has four main...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Baverstock Academy (20 Jul 2016)

Richard Burden: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent discussions she has had with (a) LEAP Academy Trust, (b) teaching trade unions, (c) staff and (d) students and parents on the future viability of Baverstock Academy; and what steps she is taking to ensure that that school remains open.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (20 Jul 2016)

Jeremy Corbyn: ...people who are worried about their future in work—[Interruption.] I am talking of the people who sent us here to serve them. Does that mean that she is proposing to scrap employment tribunal fees, repeal the Trade Union Act 2016 and ban zero-hours contracts, as more than a dozen European nations have done already? That would help to give greater job security to many very worried...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Trade Agreements (20 Jul 2016)

Greg Hands: Until we leave, the UK will remain a full member of the EU, with all of the rights and obligations. My right hon. Friend the Prime Minister has established the Department for International Trade to promote British trade across the world and ensure the UK takes advantage of the huge opportunities open to us. My right hon. Friend the Prime Minister has also established a Department for Exiting...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: UK Withdrawal from EU (20 Jul 2016)

Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen: A new Department for Exiting the European Union has been established by the Prime Minister. The Department will lead the UK’s negotiations to leave the European Union and establish the future relationship between the EU and the UK, working closely with the UK’s devolved administrations, Parliament, and a wide range of other interested parties on this approach. Officials and...

Carbon Budget Order 2016 - Motion to Approve (19 Jul 2016)

Lord Grantchester: ...Rural Affairs? Mention is made of the Department for International Development, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Department for Work and Pensions, the new Department for Exiting the European Union and the Department for International Trade, but no mention of responsibilities for Defra. Is this an omission or does it have deliberate consequences? Asking that is not to diminish the...

Investigatory Powers Bill - Committee (3rd Day) (19 Jul 2016) Earl Howe 162: Clause 96, page 73, line 26, at end insert—“( ) The fact that the information which would be obtained under a warrant relates to the activities in the British Islands of a trade union is not, of itself, sufficient to establish that the warrant is necessary on grounds falling within subsection (5).” Amendment 162 agreed. Clause 96, as amended, agreed....

Backbench Business: EU Referendum: UK-Ireland Border (19 Jul 2016)

Robert Goodwill: ...the Ulster fry—and he made it absolutely clear to me that he is 100% committed to serving the people of Ulster. The border is not just about the movement of people, it is also about the flow of goods, services and trade. It is about allowing the people of the United Kingdom and Ireland to live and work closely together. The arrangements with Ireland have their roots in the political,...

Higher Education and Research Bill (19 Jul 2016)

Stella Creasy: ...a field day with those provisions, once they work out that those do apply to the quality of the course provided to them. The Bill does not take account of those provisions or of the value of student voice—the value of students as active consumers, acting to drive up standards. The National Union of Students has called for student representation on the office for students board. I...

Backbench Business: Contribution of Poles to UK Society — [Geraint Davies in the Chair] (19 Jul 2016)

Gavin Robinson: ...Northern Ireland-Poland business conference, just over a month ago. It was encouraging to see how many businesses from across Northern Ireland have built up relationships and connections and are trading. They have the tenacity to ensure that when we leave the European Union, the connections, relationships and bonds will strengthen still, no matter what. We must be politically committed to...

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