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UK National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security 2018-2022: Annual Report to Parliament 2019. 45p.
Written Ministerial Statement 04/06/2020
Corporate Author: HM Government
I. Letter dated 04/06/2020 from Brandon Lewis MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Letter dated 04/06/2020 from Brandon Lewis MP to Simon Hoare MP regarding the delay in establishing the payment scheme for victims of the Northern Ireland troubles. 2p.
Corporate Author: Northern Ireland Office
Letter dated 03/06/2020 from Baroness Berridge to Baroness Armstrong regarding the position of vulnerable and disadvantaged children in relation to the wider opening of schools. 4p.
House of Lords Oral Statement 14/05/2020
Corporate Author: Department for Education
Updated schedule of engagements between the Office of the Secretary of State for Wales and the Welsh Government during the Covid-19 outbreak. 6p.
House of Commons Oral Question 03/06/2020
Corporate Author: Wales Office
Letter dated 03/06/2020 from Baroness Barran to Peers regarding points raised during the debate on Covid-19: Museums, Galleries and Historic Buildings. 5p.
House of Lords Debate 21/05/2020
Corporate Author: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Letter dated 03/06/2020 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Randall of Uxbridge regarding the freezing of UK State Pensions for those who leave the UK to live elsewhere, as discussed during the debate on the Windrush Compensation Scheme. 2p.
House of Lords Debate 06/05/2020
Corporate Author: Home Office
Departmental Minute dated 2 June 2020 reporting contingent liabilities in relation to the activation of a previously approved £4 million Government Guarantee backing a borrowing facility and a new additional partially guaranteed borrowing facility of up to £26 million for Historic Royal Palaces (HRP)
Written Ministerial Statement 02/06/2020
Letter dated 02/06/2020 from Baroness Stedman-Scott to the Lord Bishop of Durham regarding the impact of the two-child limit on families who have made a new Universal Credit claim since the lockdown. 1p.
House of Lords Oral Question 13/05/2020
Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions
Letter dated 02/06/2020 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Baroness Coussins regarding how the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is supporting the British Council during the Covid-19 pandemic. 1p.
House of Lords Oral Question, 14/05/2020
Corporate Author: Foreign and Commonwealth Office
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.
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
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 22/05/2020 from Baroness Berridge to Lord Watson of Invergowrie correcting a point made about the R Rate in the answer to a recent Private Notice Question. 2p.
House of Lords Private Notice Question 20/05/2020
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.
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.
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
Letter dated 13/05/2020 from Amanda Spielman, Her Majesty's Chief Inspector, to Alexander Stafford MP regarding ratings of schools in Rother Valley constituency. 1p.
House of Commons Written Question 45521, 2019-21
Corporate Author: Ofsted
Energy performance of buildings: a consultation on changes to The Energy Performance of Buildings Regulations 2012, No. 3118. Incl. annexes. 26p.
Written Ministerial Statement 19/05/2020
Letter dated 18/05/2020 from Alok Sharma MP to Darren Jones MP, Greg Clark MP and Lord Patel regarding an update on developing a vaccine for COVID-19. 2p.
List of national and regional publishers participating in the All in, All together COVID-19 public information advertising campaign. 3p.
House of Commons Written Question 45534, 2019-21
Letter dated 28/05/2020 from Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, to Julian Lewis MP regarding GCSE and A-level grades to be awarded to pupils at improving schools in disadvantaged areas. 3p.
House of Commons Written Question 44945, 2019-21
Letter dated 15/06/2020 from the Earl of Courtown to the Archbishop of Canterbury regarding issues raised in the debate on the Housing Delivery Trust: affordable housing, and effectiveness of the Trust. 2p.
House of Lords Oral Question 18/03/2020
Corporate Author: Whips' Office
Letter dated 15/05/2020 from the Earl of Courtown to Baroness Thornhill regarding issues raised in a question on the Housing Delivery Test: the Planning White paper. 2p.
Letter dated 18/05/2020 from Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, to Baroness Coussins regarding supplementary schools and assessment of grades for language students where they are or are not registered as exam centres. 2p.
House of Lords Written Question HL3763, 2019-21
Letter dated 14/05/2020 from Jeremy Quin MP to Kevan Jones MP regarding how many days each Type 23 Frigate spent at sea during 2019. 1p.
House of Commons Written Question 41912, 2019-21
Letter dated 13/05/2020 from Baroness Evans of Bowes Park to Lord Newby regarding a clarification following the COVID-19 strategy statement on 12/05/2020. 1p.
House of Lords Debate 12/05/2020
Corporate Author: Leader of the House of Lords
I. Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer transport - guidance for operators. Safer working principles and risk assessment for transport operators and organisations. 22p. II. Letter dated 13/05/2020 from Grant Shapps MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding the above document for deposit. 1p.
Corporate Author: Department for Transport
UK-Japan Free trade agreement: The UK's strategic approach. 96p.
Written Ministerial Statement 13/05/2020
Letter dated 13/05/2020 from Baroness Stedman-Scott to Baroness Bennett regarding clarification of points made during the debate on Covid-19 People Living in Poverty: the Government's £500 million hardship fund, the benefit cap. 2p.
Amendment to the Note Purchase Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom and the International Monetary Fund as Trustee of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust. (Augmenting the UK’s 2010 agreement to lend to the IMF's Trust to support economic recovery in low income countries). 4p.
Written Ministerial Statement 12/05/2020
I. Letter dated 12/05/2020 from Will Quince MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House library. 1p. II. Review of Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) campaign on Universal Credit Uncovered Metro partnership and the subsequent Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) verdict [redacted]. 4p.
House of Commons Written Question 43081, 2019-21
Letter dated 18/05/2020 from Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, to Feryal Clark MP regarding appeals following the issuing of exam grades. 1p.
House of Commons Written Question 44059, 2019-21
Letter dated 11/05/2020 from Lord Gardiner of Kimble to Baroness Rock regarding a question on grant schemes to support dairy and tenant farmers. 2p.
House of Lords Oral Question 28/04/2020
Letter dated 11/05/2020 from Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, to Catherine McKinnell MP regarding a question on A-level grade assessments following the cancellation of examinations as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak. 2p.
House of Commons Written Question 42030, 2019-21
Letter dated 11/05/2020 from Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, to Catherine McKinnell MP regarding a question on using non-exam assessment and coursework to help determine GCSE and A-level grades. 2p.
House of Commons Written Question 42032, 2019-21
Biometrics and Forensics Ethics
Group Annual Report 2018. Incl. appendix. 31p.
Written Ministerial Statement 05/05/2020
Corporate Author: Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group
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