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Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (8 Sep 2016)

Case for supporting the role charities, trade unions and civil society groupings play in a healthy democracy, and the case for regulating lobbying activities undertaken by those including business and private interests – Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town. Debate

Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (7 Sep 2016)

Human Rights: Human Rights and Business. 3:15 pm
Witnesses: Daniel Blackburn, Director, International Centre for Trade Union Rights Professor Keith Ewing, King's College London and President of the Institute of Employment Rights Owen Tudor, Head of European Union and International Relations, Trade Union Congress

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Iron and Steel: Manufacturing Industries (26 Aug 2016)

Nick Hurd: ...issues. On 20 July, my Rt Hon Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and I visited Port Talbot when we met with local Tata Steel management, employees and trade unions. The Government’s top priority for steel has not changed in the light of the EU referendum. The process for selling Tata Steel’s remaining UK assets remains ongoing and we...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Iron and Steel: Manufacturing Industries (15 Aug 2016)

Nick Hurd: ...the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. We will be working closely across Government and with a range of organisations – including regional representatives, businesses, trade and research bodies, universities, and trade unions - to deliver this, to help ensure that the economy grows strongly in all parts of the country, and to support the UK’s global...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Foreign and Commonwealth Office: UK Withdrawal from EU (2 Aug 2016)

Alan Duncan: A new Department for Exiting the European Union has been established by the Prime Minister, which is responsible for overseeing negotiations for the withdrawal of the UK from the EU. It will also lead work to establish the future relationship between the UK and EU. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office will work closely with this new Department, as it will with the new Department for...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Foreign Relations (28 Jul 2016)

Diana R. Johnson: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what meetings he has had with (a) businesses, (b) trade unions and (c) trade bodies on the UK's future engagement with the EU.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Trade Agreements (28 Jul 2016)

Mark Garnier: My Rt Hon Friend the Prime Minister has established the Department for International Trade to promote British trade across the world and take advantage of huge opportunities. We are beginning the process of recruiting trade negotiators in anticipation of the period of leading up to exiting the European Union after the completion of Article 50 negotiations. We are building our trade policy...

Farming: Impact of Brexit - Question for Short Debate (21 Jul 2016)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ..., genetics and satellite imagery. As we all recognise, the UK farming industry is a critical component of the UK’s economic success. Indeed, many noble Lords posed questions on this. We are determined to strike good and positive trade deals with the EU, accelerating our international trade negotiations. Our food and drink exports have increased by over 6% since 2010, and we wish to...

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...

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.

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?

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.

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