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Chris Stephens

Scottish National Party MP, Glasgow South West , 8 May 2015 –

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Labour MP, Wansbeck , 6 May 2010 –

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Euratom - Question for Short Debate (20 Jul 2017)

Lord Prior of Brampton: ...Euratom, we can agree that it is sensible and prudent to ensure that the Office for Nuclear Regulation has the power it needs for a domestic safeguards regime. Secondly, we are keen to ensure that there is minimal disruption to civil nuclear trade and co-operation with non-European partners. To this end, the Government are negotiating with the United States, Canada, Australia and Japan so...

Jobcentres and the DWP Estate — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (20 Jul 2017)

Damian Hinds: ...routes. Most importantly, that was all used to inform discussions with local staff, with their experience and knowledge of their areas. Any change with an impact on DWP employees has involved consultation with them and their trade unions. In most cases, staff consultation began with an announcement back in January, followed by three to five weeks of discussion when we considered the impact...

Summer Adjournment (20 Jul 2017)

David Amess: Iran. Those are pressing concerns there. Two months ago, I went on a trip to Switzerland—it seems as though I am travelling the world, Madam Deputy Speaker—where I and other colleagues met representatives of the World Trade Organisation. We learned at first hand how the problems that are being shared among colleagues about the difficulty of our leaving the European Union and...

Transport: Remote Island Communities in England - Motion to Take Note (20 Jul 2017)

Lord Callanan: ...represent what is in my biased opinion one of the nicest dioceses in the country. As an island nation, the movement of goods and people by air and sea is vital to the economic well-being of this country—95% of our trade by volume either arrives or departs by sea—but it is equally vital on a smaller scale for internal traffic within our smaller island communities. Indeed, that...

Business of the House (20 Jul 2017)

Scott Mann: Many of my constituents were delighted to see the Queen’s Speech and the announcement of trade, agriculture and fisheries Bills, as were many constituents across the west country. However, the Question Times for the Departments for Transport, for Exiting the European Union and for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs have been some of the shortest in this Parliament. Given that she is...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Customs (20 Jul 2017)

Mel Stride: The Government is committed to securing the most frictionless trading relationship possible with the EU. HMRC is working with other government departments which share the responsibility for maintaining the flow of trade and passengers through our borders. The resources and staffing levels required by HMRC after the UK leaves the European Union will be dependent on the outcome of negotiations.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: EU Internal Trade: Cornwall (20 Jul 2017)

Robin Walker: ...this work throughout the exit process. The Prime Minister has stated that we will we will not seek membership of the EU’s Single Market after we leave the EU, but a bold and ambitious Free Trade Agreement as part of a new, deep and special partnership. The Department for Exiting the EU is working with officials across Government and undertaking a programme of analytical work to...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: EU Internal Trade: Northern Ireland (20 Jul 2017)

Robin Walker: ...for the whole of the UK, including Northern Ireland. The Prime Minister has stated that we will not seek membership of the EU’s Single Market after we leave the EU, but a bold and ambitious Free Trade Agreement as part of a new, deep and special partnership. The Department for Exiting the EU is working with officials across Government and undertaking a programme of analytical work to...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: EU-Canada Strategic Partnership Agreement (20 Jul 2017)

Alan Duncan: ...the Agreement, which relates to judicial cooperation in the field of civil and commercial matters. This article falls within Title V of Part III of the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union. The SPA, a framework political agreement, will update the previous EU-Canada 1976 Framework Agreement for commercial and economic cooperation between the European Communities and Canada. It...

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Rural Economy (20 Jul 2017)

Therese Coffey: The right hon. Gentleman will be aware that the Government have set out the approach we intend to seek for a comprehensive free trade agreement with the European Union once we depart from it. We want to provide such clarity as soon as possible, and he will be aware that the negotiations are ongoing.

Petition - Climate Change Objectives and Obligations: Tesco House, Cardiff: Job Losses (19 Jul 2017)

Margot James: ...within 90 days. In those circumstances, employers have a statutory duty to consult employees’ representatives about the proposed redundancies. The consultation must be with the employees’ trade union representatives, or with other elected employee representatives when there is no recognised trade union. It must be completed before any dismissal notices can take effect, and it...

Bills Presented: Exiting the European Union: Sanctions (19 Jul 2017)

Alan Duncan:, when we can, charged with either Carlsberg or Phipps. He can forever be proud of the maiden speech he made tonight. As my hon. Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union said in his opening speech, the Government intend to continue working closely with allies to counter threats such as terrorism, conflict and the proliferation of nuclear...

Bills Presented: Tuition Fees (19 Jul 2017)

Mike Hill: ...the pension scandal that followed? Yes, we lost our BHS in Hartlepool too—and yes, Philip Green deserved to lose his knighthood over it. At the turn of this century, I had the good fortune to land a new job with the trade union Unison. Of all the places where I could have lived in the wonderful region of the north-east, I chose Hartlepool. As I said earlier, the people are warm and...

Armed Forces: Thameslink (19 Jul 2017)

Paul Maynard: ...hon. Friend the Member for Hertsmere. We should not overlook the fact that GTR was criticised in the Gibb report—as was the Department. We saw penalties imposed on GTR last week, which will go towards improving the network. This is not just about trade unions, GTR or the Department; it is about an entire ecosystem, as some have pointed out. I heard my hon. Friend’s point about...

Armed Forces: Closure of Sovereign House, Newport — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] (19 Jul 2017)

Damian Hinds: The changes are not about a reduction in frontline jobcentre staff. On the contrary, jobcentres are actively recruiting staff. The changes are being made in consultation with DWP employees and the trade unions. That will help preserve the important local knowledge and community understanding held by our staff, with customer service being maintained. We plan to maintain the vast...

East Africa: Refugee Crisis - Question (19 Jul 2017)

Lord Bates: ...; why we are signatories to, and urging forward, the joint Valetta agreement on human trafficking, which was a follow-up to that; and why it is important that we work particularly with the African Union and European Union colleagues in that area to clamp down on this evil trade.

Crown Dependencies - Question (19 Jul 2017)

Lord Beith: ...the consultations that have taken place so far but they have yet to be tested under the pressure of negotiations. Does the noble Baroness recognise that access to the single market and customs union for agriculture, fish products and manufacturing under protocol 3 are important to the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man and that a bad deal or no deal on trade would not only be disastrous...

Queen’s Speech: Implications for Wales — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] (19 Jul 2017)

Guto Bebb: ...devolved level and in Westminster. In addition to the withdrawal Bill, there will be other EU exit Bills, which are absolutely essential for the way in which we can operate as we leave the European Union. The customs Bill will provide for a stand-alone UK customs regime on exit, and the trade Bill will put in place the essential and necessary framework to allow the UK to operate our own...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Beef: USA (19 Jul 2017)

George Eustice: Any new trade deals must be right for UK consumers, businesses and farmers, and ensure food safety, environmental protection, and animal welfare standards. The UK has transposed EU Council Directive 96/22/EC (as amended) into national law ‘Animals and Animal Products (Examination for Residues and Maximum Residue Limits)(England and Scotland) Regulations 2015', with similar legislation...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Trade Agreements (19 Jul 2017)

Mark Garnier: The UK Government cannot negotiate and conclude trade agreements whilst we are still members of the European Union.

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