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Upcoming Business – Commons: General Committee (25 Jan 2017)

Second Delegated Legislation Committee: Draft Trade Union Act 2016 (Political Funds) (Transition Period) Regulations 2017. 2:30 pm; Room 11, Palace of Westminster

Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (24 Jan 2017)

International Trade: UK trade options beyond 2019. 10:45 am; Room 16, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: Sir Andrew Cahn, former head of UK Trade and Investment Owen Tudor, Head of European Union and International Relations, TUC Sean McGuire, Director,CBI Brussels Mickael Laurans, Interim Head of International Policy and Engagement, Head of Brussels (EU and WTO) Affairs, The Law Society Hugh Savill, Director of Regulation, Association of British Insurers Gerald Grech, CEO, Tech City UK

Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (24 Jan 2017)

Trade Union Act 2016 (Political Funds) (Transition Period) Regulations 2017 – Lord Prior of Brampton. Orders and regulations

Railways Bill: Southern Rail (20 Jan 2017)

Andrew Jones: ...regularly. There are two elements to improving the service: the industrial relations issues; and the long-standing, underlying service problem areas. I will go through each in turn. As hon. Members will be aware, trade unions and Southern rail have been in dispute since mid-April last year. The dispute has centred on driver-operated doors, and it has caused significant disruption to...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: AWE: Occupational Pensions (20 Jan 2017)

Harriett Baldwin: ...this process Ministry of Defence (MOD) officials have been in continuous contact with their counterparts at AWE. Additionally, MOD officials have met with representatives of the recognised AWE Trades Unions to clarify the Government's position.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Shipping: Inspections (20 Jan 2017)

Robin Walker: The Prime Minister has been clear that the current Customs Union arrangement with the EU would prevent us from negotiating our own comprehensive free trade agreements. But she was also clear that we want a customs agreement with the EU. ​ No final decisions about the UK's future customs arrangements with the EU has yet been taken. There are a number of aspects to this and our aim is to...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: UK Trade with EU (20 Jan 2017)

Andrew Gwynne: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, pursuant to the Answer of 20 December 2016 to Question 57205, whether the policy of the Government remains giving UK companies the maximum freedom to trade with and operate in the Single Market while letting European businesses do the same in the UK.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: UK Trade with EU (20 Jan 2017)

Hilary Benn: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, if he will publish his economic assessments of the different options for market access and trade to accompany the Government's plan for leaving the EU as set out by the Prime Minister in her speech at Lancaster House on 17 January 2017.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Union Learning Fund (20 Jan 2017)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government (1) how much money was paid to the Union Learning Fund last year, and in total since its inception; (2) which trade unions were provided with assistance from the fund last year; (3) how much was provided in each case; and (4) whether they have plans to end these payments or re-assess their efficacy.

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: January Agriculture Council (20 Jan 2017)

George Eustice: ...will take place on January 23 in Brussels. I will represent the United Kingdom. As the provisional agenda stands, the primary focus will be an exchange of views on agricultural products in free trade agreements. There will also be an information item on the Dairy Market and milk package report. This will be followed by a Council discussion. The Maltese Presidency, whose Presidency term...

Populism and Nationalism - Motion to Take Note (19 Jan 2017)

Baroness Anelay of St Johns: ...; democracy and the rule of law; respect for human rights; and rules-based relations between states. It has become formalised over time through multilateral organisations such as the UN, the World Trade Organization, the World Bank and the web of international conventions, laws, agreements and norms which shape and regulate relations between nation states. This multilateral architecture...

Brexit: Creative Industries - Motion to Take Note (19 Jan 2017)

Lord Macdonald of Tradeston: ...ITV and the trending downwards of television advertising revenues. However, the chief executive of ITV, Adam Crozier, identified the crucial factor in these falls as the uncertainty surrounding our exit from the European Union. This week, the Prime Minister dispelled some uncertainty but, sadly, not that for the creative industries. However, as the months have passed, more emphasis is now...

Kashmir (19 Jan 2017)

Bob Blackman: Srinagar and to Jammu. I was heartened by the fact that when I met people from all walks of life in Srinagar, particularly those from the chamber of commerce, they came with a series of opportunities, including trade, hydro-electric power, agriculture, canning goods to be sold across the world, as well as using the beauty of the Kashmir valley to attract tourists to the area. It is an...

Business of the House (19 Jan 2017)

Scott Mann: Will the Leader of the House give careful consideration to the time allocated to questions to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the Department for International Trade and the Department for Exiting the European Union? We have only 30 minutes for oral questions and 10 minutes for topical questions to those Departments. Given the current relevance of them and their Select...

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Rural Economy (19 Jan 2017)

George Eustice: The Secretary of State made it clear earlier that the Conservative party is the only party that made a commitment to reflect animal welfare standards in trade negotiations, and that remains a commitment of the Government. There are opportunities for our agricultural sector in the US, particularly in sectors such as dairy, and possibly in sectors such as lamb as well. My colleagues in the...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: Glasgow (19 Jan 2017)

Damian Hinds: ...moves with staff as and when final decisions are made. We recognise that DWP staff are our most valuable resource and we will continue to ensure that there is proper consultation with them and trade unions.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Agricultural Products: UK Trade with EU (19 Jan 2017)

George Eustice: Defra is working closely with the Department for Exiting the European Union and the Department for International Trade to ensure the UK gets the best possible deal on market access for our agri-food sector when we leave the EU. In particular, we want a reciprocal deal that delivers no tariffs on trade between the UK and EU. We are also working to minimise burdensome non-tariff-barriers to...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Dogs: Imports (19 Jan 2017)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: All dogs imported from other European Union Member States are required to have a valid rabies vaccination and a pet passport which gives details of both the vaccine and the veterinarian who administered it. Prior to embarkation, dogs are examined by an Official Veterinarian in the country concerned who must certify that the animal is fit to travel. The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA)...

Parliamentary Proceedings: Statistics - Question for Short Debate (18 Jan 2017)

Baroness Smith of Basildon: ...the Government also have a responsibility. Too often we have seen badly drafted legislation on which the Minister responsible has been unable to provide adequate information to allow for proper consideration. When we had the Trade Union Bill, there was no impact assessment until after Second Reading in your Lordships’ House, yet it had been through all its stages in House of Commons....

Leaving the Eu: Security, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice (18 Jan 2017)

Jenny Chapman: maintain close relationships on security, law enforcement and criminal justice. But there are other important issues to debate urgently—freedom of movement, principles for negotiating new trade deals, change to single market membership and associate membership of a customs union, whatever that might turn out to be—and, welcome as our general debates so far have been, I...

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