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Letter dated 01/06/2020 from Lord Gardiner of Kimble to Members regarding questions raised in the food supply and security debate: seasonal agricultural workers, consumption of processed foods, sugar, decision-making systems in agriculture and the environment, sustainable development goals, dairy support scheme, imported eggs, technologies to provide resilience in the food chain, malnutrition as a result of COVID-19, school meal vouchers, access for food suppliers in Northern Ireland, food safety inspections, risk to livestock, engagement with the food sector unions. 11p.
House of Lords Debate 14/05/2020
Corporate Author: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Letter dated 29/05/2020 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Lucas regarding reassurances to current and prospective students in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic: higher education and supporting international students. 4p.
Corporate Author: Home Office
Letter dated 28/05/2020 from Victoria Atkins MP and Alex Chalk MP to Jess Phillips MP and others regarding points raised during the Second Reading of the Domestic Abuse Bill: the response to the Covid-19 pandemic, homelessness, perpetrator programmes, migrant victims, family courts, cross-examination of victims, impact on children, parental alienation, offence of coercive or controlling behaviour, Register of serial stalkers and domestic abuse perpetrators, employers, the Istanbul Convention, Universal Credit, attempted murder and the recovery of joint assets, women and girls in ethnic communities. 9p.
House of Commons Debate 28/04/2020
Letter dated 28/05/2020 from Baroness Sugg to Members regarding issues raised in the debate on the UK’s international response to COVID-19. 5p
House of Lords Debate 18/05/2020
Corporate Author: Department for International Development, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
I. Letter dated 27/05/2020 from Baroness Barran to Members regarding issues raised in the debate on the challenges faced by the charitable and voluntary sector during the COVID-19 pandemic: support for small charities and museums, distribution of the financial support package, support for specific sectors, PPE for charity workers, and funding for universities that are charities. 3p. II. Letter dated 22/05/2020 from Oliver Dowden MP to MPs regarding the coronavirus community support fund. 2p.
House of Lords Debate 30/04/2020
Corporate Author: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Letter dated 26/05/2020 from James Brokenshire MP to Jessica Morden MP regarding the failure to bring the draft Greater Manchester Combined Authority (Fire and Rescue Functions) (Amendment) Order 2020 into effect. 2p.
Letter dated 26/05/2020 from Lord Greenhalgh to Lord Hodgson and Lord Fowler regarding the failure to bring the draft Greater Manchester Combined Authority (Fire and Rescue Functions) (Amendment) Order 2020 into effect. 2p.
Letter dated 28/05/2020 from Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, to John McDonnell MP regarding guidance issued to schools and colleges on assessing grades of students due to resit A-levels. 2p.
House of Commons Written Question 45952, 2019-21
Corporate Author: Ofqual
Letter dated 21/05/2020 from Lord Agnew to the Archbishop of York regarding issues raised during the debate on income equality and sustainability in the light of the current health emergency. 3p.
House of Lords Debate 06/05/2020
Corporate Author: Treasury
Letter dated 21/05/2020 from Lord Keen of Elie to Lord Davies of Gower regarding body scanners in Welsh prisons. 2p.
House of Lords Oral Question 14/05/2020
Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice
Letter dated 20/05/2020 from Alok Sharma MP to Darren Jones MP, Greg Clark MP and Lord Patel regarding an increase in the grant programme to support UK businesses focusing on the needs of society and industries during and following the COVID-19 pandemic. 1p.
Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Format for the annual reporting of information on national programmes for protection against chemical weapons, under Article X of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC): Annex A to CWC Declaration of Protective Programmes7p.
Written Ministerial Statement 20/05/2020
Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence
I. Letter dated 20/05/2020 from Lord Bethell to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Operating framework for urgent and planned services in hospital settings during COVID-19. 8p.
Corporate Author: NHS England, Department of Health and Social Care
The European Union (Withdrawal) Act and Common Frameworks 26 December 2019 to 25 March 2020. 19p.
Corporate Author: Cabinet Office
Letter dated 20/05/2020 from Baroness Stedman-Scott to Baroness Boycott regarding Universal Credit advances and deductions. 2p.
House of Lords Oral Question 13/05/2020
Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions
I. Accessible communications during COVID-19. 2p. II. Annex 1: Inclusive communications assessment. 10p.
House of Commons Written Question 47453, 2019-21
Corporate Author: Government Equalities Office
Negotiations on the UK's future relationship with the European Union - Draft legal texts. 12 docs.
Written Ministerial Statement
See also 'The Future Relationship with the EU' CP 211
Government response to the Anthony Grainger public inquiry. 20p.
Written Ministerial Statement
I. Public Consultation: MFN Tariff Policy - The UK global Tariff. Government Response & Policy. 54p. II. Summary of responses. 43p.
Corporate Author: Department for International Trade
Energy performance of buildings: a consultation on changes to The Energy Performance of Buildings Regulations 2012, No. 3118. 26p.
Written Ministerial Statement
Corporate Author: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
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