Deposited papers

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DEP2017-0701
16-11-2017 Commons  Department for Transport 

Letter dated 16/11/2017 from John Hayes MP to Edward Leigh MP and Adrian Bailey MP, regarding an issue raised in the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill Committee: whether National Grid and DNOs [Distribution Network Operators] are able to access data from smart chargepoints for the benefit of the energy system. 2p.

HC Debate 14/11/2017

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2017-0702
16-11-2017 Commons  Department for Transport 

Letter dated 16/11/2017 from John Hayes MP to Edward Leigh MP and Adrian Bailey MP, regarding points raised during the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill committee debate and the addition of 'securely' in Clause 1(1)(b). Includes a summary of the work the UK is doing on cyber security. 3p.

HC Debate 14/11/2017

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2017-0703
16-11-2017 Commons  Department for Transport 

Letter dated 16/11/2017 from John Hayes MP to Edward Leigh MP and Adrian Bailey MP, regarding the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill committee debate: clarification of how the phrase 'know and ought reasonably to know' would work in practice. 2p.

HC Debate 14/11/2017

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2017-0705
16-11-2017 Commons, Lords  Home Office 

I. Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 Consultation: revised codes of practice. 8p. II. Covert human intelligence sources: draft code of practice. Incl. annexes. 65p. III. Covert surveillance and property interference: draft code of practice. Incl. annex. 96p. IV. Investigation of protected electronic information: draft code of practice. 44p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2017-0706
16-11-2017 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 16/11/2017 from Baroness Goldie to Baroness Smith of Newnham regarding issues raised during the Oral Statement on the EU Exit Negotiations: the rights of EU citizens in the UK and UK nationals in EU Member States. Inc. attached technical note. 24p.

HL Oral Statement 17/10/2017

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2017-0707
16-11-2017 Lords  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 

Letter dated 16/11/2017 from Lord Ashton of Hyde to Peers regarding issues raised during day 3 of the Committee Stage of the Data Protection Bill. 3p.

Corporate Author: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

DEP2017-0688
15-11-2017 Commons  Department for Transport 

Letter dated 15/11/2017 from John Hayes MP to Edward Leigh MP and Adrian Bailey MP, the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill Committee, regarding and attaching two letters on contributory negligence and levels of automation in response to discussions in Committee on 2 November. 3 docs.

HC Debate 02/11/2017

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2017-0686
15-11-2017 Commons, Lords  Treasury 

Statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998 on provisions of the Finance Bill being compatible with the Convention rights, dated 1 November 2017. 1p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Treasury

DEP2017-0687
15-11-2017 Commons, Lords  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 

I. Protection of cultural property in the event of armed conflict. Implementation of the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict, its Protocols and the Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) Act 2017. 36p. II. Dealing in unlawfully exported cultural property. Guidance on the Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) Act 2017. 21p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

DEP2017-0699
15-11-2017 Lords  Department for Transport 

Letter dated 15/11/2017 from Baroness Sugg to Lord Tunnicliffe regarding the role of the Health and Safety Executive in regulating spaceflight activities. 1p.

HL Debate 14/11/2017

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2017-0700
15-11-2017 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 15/11/2017 from Mark Lancaster MP to Connor McGinn MP regarding an issue raised during the debate on Armed Forces Pay: Army Reserve recruitment and retention. 1p.

HC Debate 01/11/2017

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0685
14-11-2017 Lords  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 

Letter dated 14/11/2017 from Lord Ashton of Hyde and Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lords regarding government amendments to the Data Protection Bill: government data processing and consequential amendments. 2p.

HL Debate 13/11/2017

Corporate Author: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

DEP2017-0684
14-11-2017 Lords  Department for Exiting the European Union 

Letter dated 14/11/2017 from Lord Callanan to Baroness Hayter regarding the revocability of Article 50. 1p.

HL Oral Statement 13/11/2017

Corporate Author: Department for Exiting the European Union

DEP2017-0675
13-11-2017 Lords  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 

Letter dated 13/11/2017 from Lord Ashton of Hyde to Lord Stevenson of Balmacara regarding an issue raised during the draft Charitable Incorporated Organisations (Consequential Amendments) Order 2017 debate: the requirement for company accounts to be filed prior to an application to convert into a CIO. 2p.

HL Debate 07/11/2017

Corporate Author: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

DEP2017-0677
13-11-2017 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 03/11/2017 from John Pullinger, National Statistician, regarding the numbers of people below the age of 26 and the number of people in full-time education, who took their own lives in each of the last ten years. 3p.

PQ HL2671 PQ HL2672

Corporate Author: Cabinet Office

DEP2017-0678
13-11-2017 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 07/11/2017 from John Pullinger, National Statistician, UK Statistics Authority, to Lord Hunt of Kings Heath regarding the geographical distribution of Civil Service Employment, 2010 to 2017. 2p.

HL2681

Corporate Author: UK Statistics Authority

DEP2017-0679
13-11-2017 Lords  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 

Letter dated 13/11/2017 from Lord Ashton of Hyde to Peers regarding points raised during day 2 of the Committee Stage of the Data Protection Bill. 4p.

HL Debate 06/11/2017

Corporate Author: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

DEP2017-0680
13-11-2017 Commons  Department for Work and Pensions 

I. Letter dated 13/11/2017 from Damian Hinds MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding 2 documents for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Universal Credit Northern Ireland: list of the No. 2 relevant districts, issued 13 Nov 2017. 10p. III. Universal Credit Northern Ireland: list of the No. 3 relevant districts, issued 13 November 2017. 12p.

Corporate Author: Northern Ireland Executive

DEP2017-0681
13-11-2017 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 13/11/2017 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord Tunnicliffe regarding issues raised during the debate on the Risk Transformation Regulations. 2p.

HL Debate 07/11/2017

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2017-0682
13-11-2017 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 13/11/2017 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord Tunnicliffe regarding a question about timing as raised during the debate on the Banking Act 2009 (Service Providers to Payment Systems) Order 2017 and the Scottish Banknote (Designation of Authorised Bank) Regulations 2017. 1p.

HL Debate 07/11/2017

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2017-0698
13-11-2017 Commons  Department for Education 

Letter dated 13/11/2017 from Rebecca Hilsenrath, Chief Executive, to Chris Stephens MP regarding redundancies, vacancies and agency workers at the Equalities and Human Rights Commission. 2p.

PQ 111995

Corporate Author: Equality and Human Rights Commission

DEP2017-0689
10-11-2017 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 10/11/2017 from Tobias Ellwood MP to Anna Turley MP regarding issues raised during the debate on defence capability: the Defence Industrial Strategy and the UK steel industry. 2p.

HC Debate 19/10/2017

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0690
10-11-2017 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 10/11/2017 from Tobias Ellwood MP to Douglas Chapman MP regarding issues raised during the debate on defence capability: Marine patrol aircraft, a Russian ship moored in Scottish waters, the Scottish Independence Campaign, the National Security and Capability Review. 1p.

HC Debate 19/10/2017

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0691
10-11-2017 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 10/11/2017 from Tobias Ellwood MP to Jack Lopresti MP regarding the debate on defence capability: the next generation fighter aircraft. 1p.

HC Debate 19/10/2017

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0692
10-11-2017 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 10/11/2017 from Tobias Ellwood to Luke Pollard MP regarding issues raised during the debate on defence capability: National Shipbuilding Strategy, the UK's amphibious capability and the Royal Marines. 2p.

HC Debate 19/10/2017

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0693
10-11-2017 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 10/11/2017 from Tobias Ellwood MP to Paul Sweeney MP regarding issues raised during the debate on defence capability: the National Shipbuilding Strategy, the Terms of Business Agreement (TOBA) with BAE Systems and the procurement of Type 31 frigates. 2p.

HC Debate 19/10/2017

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0695
10-11-2017 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 10/11/2017 from Tobias Ellwood MP to Vince Cable MP regarding the debate on defence capability: the MOD Industrial Policy. 1p.

HC Debate 19/10/2017

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0697
10-11-2017 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 10/11/2017 from Tobias Ellwood MP to Stewart Malcolm McDonald MP regarding an issue raised during the debate on defence capability: lack of engagement on the National Security Capability Review. 1p.

HC Debate 19/10/2017

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0664
09-11-2017 Commons  Department for Work and Pensions 

I. Registered social landlords moving onto the UC (Universal Credit) Landlord Portal and becoming Trusted Partners in 2017. 4p. II. Letter dated 7/11/2017 from Damian Hinds to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding the above document. 1p.

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions

DEP2017-0674
09-11-2017 Lords  Foreign and Commonwealth Office 

Letter dated 09/11/2017 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Lord Pannick regarding issues raised during the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill second reading debate, including: the test for imposing sanctions and proportionality, designation of individuals or organisations by description, persons connected with a specified country, procedural fairness, redress relating to UN designations, and delegated powers. 4p.

HL Debate 01/11/2017

Corporate Author: Foreign and Commonwealth Office

DEP2017-0669
08-11-2017 Lords  Department for International Development 

Letter dated 08/11/2017 from Lord Bates to Baroness Sheehan regarding a correction to a response he made during the repeat of the Urgent Question on the Secretary of State's meetings in Israel. 1p.

Urgent Question 07/11/2017

Corporate Author: Department for International Development

DEP2017-0668
07-11-2017 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 07/11/2017 from Baroness Vere of Norbiton to Lord Farmer regarding points raised during the debate on the Farmer Review. 2p.

HL debate 11/10/2017

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2017-0665
07-11-2017 Commons  Department for Transport 

Midland Mainline Upgrade Programme: economic case. Department for Transport. Incl. appendices. [redacted] (3 docs).

PQ 110602

Corporate Author: Atkins

DEP2017-0638
06-11-2017 Commons, Lords  Department for Communities and Local Government 

Independent Grenfell Recovery Taskforce - the Taskforce initial report, 31 October 2017. 16p.

Oral Statement 06/11/2017

DEP2017-0626
06-11-2017 Commons  Department for Communities and Local Government 

I. Directions under Section 4A of the Local Government Act 1986 to the Council of the London Borough of Waltham Forest and Hackney 2017 (2 docs.) II. Letters of reasons dated 06/11/2017 from Alex Powell, Deputy Director, Local Government Stewardship, DCLG, to the London of Borough of Hackney and the London Borough of Waltham Forest regarding Directions under Section 4A of the Local Government Act 1986. (2 docs). III. Enforcing the Code of Recommended Practice on Local Authority Publicity. Equality statement. 20p. IV. Representations from the London Borough of Hackney and the London Borough of Waltham Forest regarding the Code of Practice on Local Authority Publicity (3 docs).

WMS

Corporate Author: Waltham Forest Borough Council, Department for Communities and Local Government, Hackney Borough Council

DEP2017-0661
06-11-2017 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 31/10/2017 from John Pullinger, National Statistician, UK Statistics Authority, to Lord Taylor of Goss Moor regarding the median gross weekly earnings for male, female and all employees in Cornwall, Devon and England, 2010-217. 2p.

HL 2566

Corporate Author: UK Statistics Authority

DEP2017-0662
06-11-2017 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Assisted conception and fertility policy. Defence Instruction Notice 2016DIN01-052. [redacted] 9p.

PQ 110783

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0663
06-11-2017 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

The purple pack. 15p

PQ 110795

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0670
06-11-2017 Commons  Department for Communities and Local Government 

Representations from the London Borough of Hackney and the London Borough of Waltham Forest regarding the code of recommended practice on local authority publicity. (15 docs)

WMS

Corporate Author: Waltham Forest Borough Council, Hackney Borough Council

DEP2017-0673
06-11-2017 Commons  Department for Education 

I. Good intentions, good enough? A review of the experiences and outcomes of children and young people in residential special schools and colleges. 46p. II. Letter dated 06/11/2017 from Justine Greening MP to Dame Christine Lenehan and Mark Geraghty regarding their report, and setting out actions following the review's recommendations. 2p.

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2017-0618
03-11-2017 Commons  Home Office 

Letter dated 03/11/2017 from Sarah Newton MP to Steve McCabe MP regarding issues arising from the debate on aggressive anti-social behaviour, including: the 101 non-emergency number, police national data strategy, HMI Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services' inspections, data on the use of powers, criminal behaviour orders, psychoactive substances, stop and search, under-18s and acid attacks, gangs and gang culture, and crimes involving motorcyles. 3p.

HC Debate 10/10/2017

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2017-0648
02-11-2017 Commons  Cabinet Office 

I. Letter dated 02/11/2017 from Andrea Leadsom MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document to be placed in the Library. 1p. II. Letter dated 31/10/2017 from Andrea Leadsom MP to colleagues regarding harassment in Parliament and calls to the confidential helpline. 2p.

Corporate Author: Leader of the House of Commons

DEP2017-0657
02-11-2017 Lords  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 

Letter dated 02/11/2017 from Lord Ashton of Hyde to Peers regarding issues raised during the first day of the Committee Stage of the Data Protection Bill. 4p.

HL Debate 30/10/2017

Corporate Author: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

DEP2017-0658
02-11-2017 Lords  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 02/11/2017 from Earl Howe to Lord Boyce regarding issues raised during the Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Bill third reading debate. 2p.

HL Debate 25/10/2017

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0659
02-11-2017 Lords  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 02/11/2017 from Earl Howe to Lord Craig of Radley regarding issues raised during the Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Bill third reading debate: including the phrase "part-time service", the Prosecutors' Protocol and jurisdiction. 2p

HL Debate 25/10/2017

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0660
02-11-2017 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 02/11/2017 from Baroness Vere of Norbiton to Baroness Kennedy of Cradley regarding the effectiveness of statements reducing slavery in supply chains and compliance with legislation. 2p.

HL Oral Question 16/10/2017

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2017-0667
02-11-2017 Lords  Foreign and Commonwealth Office 

Letter dated 02/11/2017 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Lord Collins of Highbury regarding customs duties as raised during the debate on Cyprus. 1p.

HL Debate 16/10/2017

Corporate Author: Foreign and Commonwealth Office

DEP2017-0646
01-11-2017 Commons, Lords  Department for Education 

I. Safeguarding Strategy: unaccompanied asylum seeking and refugee children. Incl. annex. 32p. II. Consultation on the revised statutory guidance for local authorities on the care of unaccompanied asylum seeking and trafficked children: Government response. Incl. annex. 11p. III. Care of unaccompanied migrant children and child victims of modern slavery: statutory guidance for local authorities. Incl. annex. 36p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Education, Home Office

DEP2017-0654
01-11-2017 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 30/10/2017 from John Pullinger, National Statistician, UK Statistics Authority, to Lord Laird regarding plans to record nationality in the 2021 Census. 1p.

PQ HL 2211

Corporate Author: UK Statistics Authority

DEP2017-0655
01-11-2017 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 30/10/2017 from John Pullinger, National Statistician, UK Statistics Authority, to Lord Kennedy of Southwark regarding net migration figures for British citizens and total net migration for the years ending Dec 2015, Dec 2016, Mar 2016 and Mar 2017. 2p.

PQ HL 2205

Corporate Author: UK Statistics Authority

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