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Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Staff (26 Jul 2016)

Earl Howe: The Ministry of Defence (MOD) is committed to meeting its obligations set out in the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review, including the aim to reduce our civilian workforce by 30 per cent. The Chief of Defence People has been appointed Senior Responsible Owner, and work is in hand within the single Services, Joint Forces Command, and other organisations within the MOD to develop...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment (22 Jul 2016)

Lisa Cameron: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of proposed changes to the work related activity group on the effectiveness of the assessment process.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment (21 Jul 2016)

Lisa Cameron: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will publish the evidence base for the choice of descriptors used in work capability assessments.

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Publication of HMIC Reports: Re-inspection of the National Crime Agency and Inspection of the UK International Crime Bureau (21 Jul 2016)

Amber Rudd: ...to lead the fight to cut serious and organised crime, and to focus on the relentless disruption of serious and organised criminals. It has the power to task other law enforcement and a capability that reaches from local to international serious and organised crime impacting on the UK. HMIC have conducted two inspections; the first, a re-inspection of the NCA following its 2014 inspection...

Online Child Abuse (20 Jul 2016)

Sarah Newton: ...and demand that social media companies have robust processes in place to address inappropriate behaviour on their sites, including the provision of clear reporting channels and prompt action to assess reports and remove behaviour that does not comply with their terms and conditions. As we have seen today, there is an even more insidious threat facing children online: sexual exploitation....

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Scotland (20 Jul 2016)

Natalie McGarry: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make an assessment of the effect of (a) benefit sanctions and (b) work capability assessments on people living with disabilities in (i) Glasgow and (ii) other parts of Scotland.

Investigatory Powers Bill - Committee (3rd Day) (Continued) (19 Jul 2016)

Earl Howe: ...specifically about the funding and resources that the IPC receives from the Secretary of State. I fully support the principle that the IPC should be both well resourced and well supported. The impact assessment the Government have published makes it clear that the predicted future funding of the IPC is 7.4 million per annum. That is an increase of 131%—well over...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Children: Poverty (19 Jul 2016)

Natalie McGarry: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effect of (a) benefit sanctions, (b) work capability assessments and (c) other government welfare reforms on child poverty in (i) Glasgow and (ii) Scotland.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment (19 Jul 2016)

Lisa Cameron: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department takes to ensure that the level of functional impairment is adequately assessed to provide appropriate support for a claimant to obtain employment.

Terrorist Attack in Nice - Statement (18 Jul 2016)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...proportionate. I can also tell the House that the UK has considerable experience in managing and policing major events. Extra security measures are used at particularly high-profile events, including, where the police assess there to be a risk of vehicle attacks, the deployment of a measure known as the “national barrier asset”. This is made up of a range of temporary equipment...

Terrorist Attack: Nice: UK's Nuclear Deterrent (18 Jul 2016)

Theresa May: I beg to move, That this House supports the Government’s assessment in the 2015 National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review that the UK’s independent minimum credible nuclear deterrent, based on a Continuous at Sea Deterrence posture, will remain essential to the UK's security today as it has for over 60 years, and for as long as the global security...

Terrorist Attack: Nice (18 Jul 2016)

Amber Rudd: ...that security measures are appropriate and proportionate. The UK has considerable experience in managing and policing major events. Extra security measures are used at particularly high-profile events, including—when the police assess there to be a risk of vehicle attacks—the deployment of the national barrier asset. This is made up of a range of temporary equipment, including...

Policing and Crime Bill - Second Reading (18 Jul 2016)

Lord Keen of Elie: ...the capacity of the police to respond to serious and organised crime through the creation of the National Crime Agency. We are strengthening the professionalism of police forces through the work of the College of Policing. When things go wrong, we have substantially enhanced the ability of the Independent Police Complaints Commission to independently investigate the most serious complaints...

Points of Order: [2nd Day] (14 Jul 2016)

Clive Lewis: ...being made. I think that that has happened quite a lot over the past two days. I am honoured to be closing this debate on behalf of the Opposition. The Chilcot report is an extraordinary piece of work and I hope the whole House will join me in congratulating Sir John Chilcot on his efforts. He took a fair amount of flak during the lengthy writing of it, but it seems clear that it has been...

Written Answers — Scotland Office: Welfare State: Scotland (14 Jul 2016)

Natalie McGarry: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of welfare reform, including benefit sanctions and work capability assessments, on claimants in (a) Glasgow and (b) Scotland.

Defence: Continuous At-Sea Deterrent - Motion to Take Note (13 Jul 2016)

Earl Howe: ...complex vessels, which take 20 years or so to design and build. It is important, too, to recognise that industry needs certainty for the investment that it needs to make both in construction and in skilled workers. It has the assurance from the Government of a clear policy, but at this juncture in the successor programme, it is right that it knows that Parliament as a whole is behind this...

Investigatory Powers Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (13 Jul 2016)

Earl Howe: ...where it is not reasonably practicable for it to do so. It is important to highlight that the amendment would in many cases prevent our law enforcement and security and intelligence agencies from being able to work constructively with telecommunications operators as technology develops to ensure that they can access the content of terrorists’ and criminals’ communications....

Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism: [1st Allotted Day] (13 Jul 2016)

Hannah Bardell: ...his comrades in high spirits and never one to complain. His uncle, Mark, who is my cousin, told me recently: “He took the Queen’s shilling, knew he had a job to do and absolutely loved his work.” The family had regular phone calls from Robert when he was deployed. Although he was always upbeat, Mark and his wife Lis, who played a significant role in his upbringing, told...

Capsticks Report and NHS Whistleblowing (13 Jul 2016)

Rosie Cooper: ...speak to the Care Quality Commission. I was very surprised that staff members encouraged me to do so. It was the bravery of the ward staff, who spoke out about the horrific situation at LCH, that led to three years’ work to expose the true situation. And we are not there yet. No whistleblower has come to harm in this investigation, because I took the heat. Once staff felt able to...

Iraq Inquiry - Motion to Take Note (12 Jul 2016)

Lord Bridges of Headley: ...The new Prime Minister will want to decide if she wants a formal response and what form that response would take. At this point, I cannot go beyond that. It has taken years for the inquiry to complete its work. We need to learn the lessons from that process itself, including on its remit, the process of Maxwellisation and the machinery that supported it, which was mentioned by my noble...


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