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Music and Performing Arts Students: Visas and Work Permits - Question (11 Mar 2021)

Lord Wood of Anfield: ...but an impossible and overwhelming array of obstacles. Have the Government ruled out what the vast majority of people in the music industry consider the only sustainable solution—a visa waiver agreement covering our world-leading musical and creative sector?

Northern Ireland Protocol: Grace Period - Private Notice Question (10 Mar 2021)

Lord Hannan of Kingsclere: My Lords, temporary derogations, waivers or exemptions are by definition not a long-term solution to the problems intrinsic in the protocol. Will my noble friend the Minister address the asymmetry—the absurdity—at the heart of the protocol: its contention that checks on goods between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland undermine the Good Friday agreement and may even jeopardise...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Developing Countries: Coronavirus (8 Mar 2021)

Debbie Abrahams: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of whether the TRIPS waiver proposal at the WTO that would suspend global patent rules during the covid-19 pandemic will enable the scale-up of manufacturing required to make enough doses to vaccinate the world.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: TRIPS Agreement: Coronavirus (2 Mar 2021)

Clive Lewis: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what the evidential basis is for the Government's policy position that the proposed WTO TRIPS Waiver proposal will undermine biomedical innovation.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: TRIPS Agreement: Coronavirus (1 Mar 2021)

Clive Lewis: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what assessment the Government has made of the potential effect of its policy on the World Trade Organisation's TRIPS Waiver proposal on the effectiveness of the UK's Presidency of the G7 and its ability to meet the objective of supporting future pandemic preparedness.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: TRIPS Agreement: Coronavirus (1 Mar 2021)

Clive Lewis: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many meetings the Government has had with pharmaceutical industry representatives on the TRIPS Waiver proposal; and what the feedback was from industry on the TRIPS Waiver proposal at those meetings.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: TRIPS Agreement (25 Feb 2021)

Clive Lewis: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what the Government's policy is on the proposed WTO TRIPS Waiver and the use of that waiver by foreign Governments.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Developing Countries: Coronavirus (24 Feb 2021)

Lord Judd: To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have received from (1) NGOs, and (2) others, about (a) the World Trade Organization’s proposed ‘Waiver from certain provisions of the TRIPS Agreement for the prevention, containment and treatment of COVID-19’ (IP/C/W/669), and (b) the need of developing countries for immediate access to the COVID-19 vaccines currently available;...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: TRIPS Agreement: Coronavirus (16 Feb 2021)

Lord Clement-Jones: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to put forward amendments to the World Trade Organization’s proposed ‘Waiver from certain provisions of the TRIPS Agreement for the prevention, containment and treatment of COVID-19’ (IP/C/W/669).

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Intellectual Property (15 Feb 2021)

Clive Lewis: ..., Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has undertaken an impact assessment on potential economic costs for the UK in the event that the proposed World Trade Organisation TRIPS Waiver is not approved.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: TRIPS Agreement (15 Feb 2021)

Clive Lewis: ...State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has undertaken an impact assessment on public health implications for the UK in the event that the proposed World Trade Organisation TRIPS Waiver is not approved.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: TRIPS Agreement (15 Feb 2021)

Clive Lewis: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, if she will publish statements made by the Government related to the proposed TRIPS Waiver at the World Trade Organisation TRIPS Council Meeting on 4 February 2021.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Coronavirus: Vaccination (15 Feb 2021)

Clive Lewis: ...Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment the Government has made of the effect on global equality of access to the covid-19 vaccines in the event that the proposed WTO TRIPS Waiver is not adopted.

Public Bill Committee: Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill [Lords]: Clause 12 - Airport slot allocation (9 Feb 2021)

Robert Courts: ...and Stansted. Due to the unprecedented impact of covid-19, in March last year, the European Commission took the decision to waive the 80:20 rule. Airport co-ordinators were instructed under that waiver, when determining slot allocation for the upcoming summer season, to consider slots as having been operated, regardless of whether they were used. That covered the summer 2020 season and was...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Musicians: Visas (9 Feb 2021)

the Earl of Clancarty: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to negotiate a separate standard visa-waiver arrangement with the EU that would include exemptions for artists.

Domestic Abuse Bill - Committee (5th Day): Amendment 158 (8 Feb 2021)

Baroness Burt of Solihull: ...had improved. That is great news, and I commend the Government on the work they have done with input from Women’s Aid and other charities to improve matters, and particularly on issuing a fee waiver in 2017 for survivors of domestic abuse who apply to the CMS for help. However, that fee waiver needs to be better publicised. Many victims are unaware of it. I also welcome other...

Armed Forces Bill (8 Feb 2021)

Dan Jarvis: ...three key areas. First, under current rules, service personnel can apply for indefinite leave to remain after four years, and naturalisation after five. These should be the benchmarks for any fee waiver scheme that is introduced. Secondly, the proposals must also incorporate dependants. Thirdly, the Government must bring forward a plan to help veterans and their families who have already...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Musicians: Work Permits (5 Feb 2021)

Baroness Barran: ...professionals to travel and perform in the UK and the EU without needing work-permits. Regrettably, these proposals were rejected by the EU. Due to the UK’s inclusion on the EU Schengen visa-waiver list, certain activities should be permitted, visa-free, across the whole Schengen Area for up to 90 days in a 180-day period. Member States may require a visa and/or a work permit for what...

Domestic Abuse Bill - Committee (4th Day): Amendment 121 (3 Feb 2021)

Lord Wolfson of Tredegar: ...We have made a public commitment to look at the capital thresholds for victims of domestic abuse where these apply. However, at the moment, the legal aid agency is able to apply for an eligibility waiver for victims of domestic abuse who are applying for an injunction or other order for protection. Therefore, an applicant for such an order may be eligible for legal aid even if they have...

Music Sector: Working in Europe - Question (3 Feb 2021)

the Earl of Clancarty: My Lords, does the Minister find it acceptable that artists from countries across the globe, such as Colombia and the United Arab Emirates, have through the standard visa waiver agreement potentially better access to the EU than ourselves, the EU’s next-door neighbour? What steps are the Government taking to proactively engage with the EU to find a solution to touring arrangements in...


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