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DEP2019-0870
06-08-2019 Commons  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Letter dated 22/08/2019 from Mark Davies, Group Communications and Corporate Affairs, to Scott Mann MP, regarding how much of the £2billion investment in the Post Office network has been spent in North Cornwall. 2p.

PQ 279105

Corporate Author: Post Office

DEP2019-0852
05-08-2019 Lords  Department for Education 

I. Letter dated 05/08/2019 from Lord Agnew to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding 3 documents for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Advice for further education institutions and apprenticeship providers in England on how to prepare for Brexit. 7p. III. Advice for higher education institutions in England on how to prepare for Brexit. 5p. IV. Advice for schools on how to prepare for Brexit. 8p.

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2019-0853
05-08-2019 Lords  Treasury 

Letter dated 30/7/2019 from Andrew Bailey, Chief Executive, to Lord Myners, regarding Lendy Ltd: Peer to Peer firms, authorisation of Lendy Ltd, FCA supervisory activity. 3p.

PQ HL17476; PQ HL17357; PQ HL17358

Corporate Author: Financial Conduct Authority

DEP2019-0864
05-08-2019 Lords  Treasury 

Letter dated 20/08/2019 from Andrew Bailey, Chief Executive, to Lord Myners regarding questions about Lendy Ltd. 2p.

PQ HL17358; PQ HL17357; PQ HL17476

Corporate Author: Financial Conduct Authority

DEP2019-0865
05-08-2019 Lords  Department for Education 

Letter dated 05/08/2019 from Lord Agnew to Lord Watson regarding a question raised during a question on relationships education in schools: schools compliance with the Equality Act. 1p.

HL Statement 16/07/2019

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2019-0916
02-08-2019 Commons  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Letters dated 13/07/2019 from Kelly Tolhurst MP to the online platforms: Ali-Baba, Amazon, eBay, Facebook and Gumtree.com, regarding product safety and the listing of Whirlpool tumble dryers. (5 docs.)

PQ 279088

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2019-0824
31-07-2019 Commons  Department for Work and Pensions 

Letter dated 31/07/2019 from Will Quince MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding the spend for the Department's media partnership entitled 'Universal Credit Uncovered' with the Metro Newspaper. 1p.

PQ 257471; PQ 257404; PQ 257542; PQ 257563; PQ 257573

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions

DEP2019-0841
31-07-2019 Lords  Ministry of Justice 

Letter dated 31/07/2019 from Lord Keen of Elie to Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede regarding the removal of the police unit based at Feltham. 2p.

HL Urgent Question 24/07/2019

Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice

DEP2019-0856
31-07-2019 Commons  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Letter dated 01/08/2019 from Alisdair  Cameron, Interim Chief Executive, to Kevan Jones MP, regarding the inclusion of Herbert Smith Freehills in the list of law firms able to provide legal services to Post Office Limited. 1p.

PQ 278413; PQ 278414

Corporate Author: Post Office

DEP2019-0831
25-07-2019 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 25/07/2019 from Viscount Younger of Leckie to Lord Adonis regarding the debate at committee stage of the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill: powers of the UK Government under the Bill and a medical school proposal for the North West. 1p.

HL Debate 15/07/2019

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2019-0832
25-07-2019 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 25/07/2019 from Baroness Goldie to Lord Hannay of Chiswick regarding Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's sentence and prospects for her release. 1p.

HL Statement 18/07/2019

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2019-0833
25-07-2019 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 25/07/2019 from Baroness Goldie to Lord Collins of Highbury regarding the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty 2020 Review Conference, as raised in the debate on the Nuclear Weapons (International Relations Committee Report). 2p.

HL Debate 16/07/2019

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2019-0834
25-07-2019 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 25/07/2019 from Baroness Goldie to Lord Browne of Ladyton regarding a question raised in the Nuclear Weapons (International Relations Committee Report) debate: the UK's nuclear deterrent and funding of cyber security. 2p.

HL Debate 16/07/2019

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2019-0839
25-07-2019 Lords  Leader of the House of Lords 

Letter dated 25/07/2019 from Baroness Evans of Bowes Park to Lords regarding issues raised at committee stage of the Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill: the Holocaust Memorial, accessibility of the Palace following the works, the role of the disability sub-committee, pre-legislative scrutiny, and temporary relocation of Parliament. 2p.

HL Debate 22/07/2019

Corporate Author: Leader of the House of Lords

DEP2019-0835
25-07-2019 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 25/07/2019 from Viscount Younger of Leckie to Lords regarding corrections to points made in the debate on public services funding and young adults. 1p.

HL Debate 18/07/2019

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2019-0836
25-07-2019 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 25/07/2019 from Baroness Barran to Viscount Waverley regarding an issue raised during the second reading of the EEA Nationals (Indefinite Leave to Remain) Bill: definition of a family member of an EEA national. Includes Annex 1 of Appendix EU to the Immigration Rules. 26p.

HL Debate 19/07/2019

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2019-0837
25-07-2019 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 25/07/2019 from Baroness Barran to Earl Attlee regarding a question raised during the second reading of the EEA Nationals (Indefinite Leave to Remain) Bill, concerning protection for EEA nationals who are not exercising Treaty rights in the UK. 2p.

HL Debate 19/07/2019

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2019-0838
25-07-2019 Commons  Department for Transport 

Letter from Nusrat Ghani MP to Ivan Lewis MP regarding a point of order raised on the floor of the House on 25 July 2019 concerning non-disclosure clauses and HS2 redundancy agreements. 1p.

HC Debate 25/07/2019

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2019-0817
24-07-2019 Commons  Department for Education 

Annexes from Erasmus+ programme annual reports, 2013 to 2017. Incl. data on UK participation in the Erasmus+ programme as well as participation from outside the UK. (5 docs.)

PQ HL17212; PQ HL17213; PQ HL17214

Corporate Author: European Commission

DEP2019-0818
24-07-2019 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 24/07/2019 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord Dykes regarding tax premiums on empty homes. 1p.

HL Oral Question 03/07/2019

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2019-0823
24-07-2019 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 24/07/2019 from Lord Young of Cookham to Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town regarding points raised in the debate on representation of society on the boards of public bodies: Government response to Lord Holmes' review, refreshed Public Appointments Diversity Action Plan, and Sir Gerry Grimstone's review - political activity and public appointments. 2p.

HL Debate 24/06/2019

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2019-0820
24-07-2019 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 24/07/2019 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord Inglewood regarding issues raised during the debate on Boards of Public Bodies: Representation: Government response to Lord Holmes' review, refreshed Public Appointments Diversity Action Plan, statistics on young people being appointed to public body boards 2p.

HL Debate 24/06/2019

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2019-0825
24-07-2019 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 24/07/2019 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord Howell of Guildford regarding concerns raised about the UK's relationship with China and Japan, as discussed during the debate on the G20 summit. 2p.

HL Debate 08/07/2019

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2019-0826
24-07-2019 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 24/07/2019 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord Judd regarding issues raised during the debate on Boards of Public Bodies: Representation: Government response to Lord Holmes' review, refreshed Public Appointments Diversity Action Plan, wider cultural dimension of public appointments. 1p.

HL Debate 08/07/2019

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2019-0827
24-07-2019 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 24/07/2019 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord Scriven regarding issues raised during the debate on Boards of Public Bodies: Representation: Government response to Lord Holmes' review, refreshed Public Appointments Diversity Action Plan, inclusive governance and culture within boards, collection of statistics, reaching out to people from diverse backgrounds and use of social media. 3p.

HL Debate 24/06/2019

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2019-0759
24-07-2019 Commons  Home Office 

Letter dated 24/07/2019 from Nick Hurd MP and Baroness Williams of Trafford to David Davis MP, Norman Lamb MP, Louise Haigh MP and Darren Jones MP regarding an update on law enforcement use of biometrics. 4p.

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2019-0807
24-07-2019 Commons  Home Office 

Letter dated 24/07/2019 from Caroline Nokes MP to Chi Onwurah MP regarding questions raised in the debate on visa processing algorithms: streaming tool operated by UKVI Decision Making Centres, regulation of the use of algorithms, and launch of the report on Visa problems for African visitors to the UK. 3p.

HC Debate 19/06/2019

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2019-0830
24-07-2019 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 24/07/2019 from Mark Lancaster MP to Martin Docherty-Hughes MP regarding an issue raised in the debate on International Humanitarian Law concerning the protection of civilians in operational planning. 2p.

HC Debate 18/06/2019

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2019-0842
24-07-2019 Commons  Department for Education 

Letter dated 05/08/2019 from Sally Collier, Chief, Regulator, to Catherine West MP, regarding the number of candidates given special consideration in exams due to mental health problems. 2p.

PQ 279121

Corporate Author: Ofqual

DEP2019-0796
23-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Market study on statutory audit services: initial consultation on recommendations by the Competition and Markets Authority. 28p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2019-0797
23-07-2019 Commons  Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government 

I.II.III. Rogue landlord database reform: widening access and considering the scope of the database of rogue landlords and property agents. Consultation. Annex A: Existing offences list. Annex B: Proposed Offences List. 3 docs. IV. A new deal for renting: resetting the balance of rights and responsibilities between landlords and tenants: a consultation. 75p. V. Mobile homes: a fit and proper person test for park home sites consultation. 32p. VI. Letter dated 23/07/2019 from James Brokenshire MP to Deposited Papers Clerk regarding the above documents for deposit in the House Libraries. 1p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

DEP2019-0798
23-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Government Chemist: review 2018. 32p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2019-0803
23-07-2019 Commons  Cabinet Office 

I. Letter dated 23/07/2019 from David Lidington MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Cabinet Office 2018-19 Register of Board Members’ Interests. 14p.

Corporate Author: Cabinet Office

DEP2019-0804
23-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Home Office 

I. Firearms Act 1968: new guidance on medical checks for applicants. 9p. II. Statutory guidance to police on firearms licensing. Government consultation. 15p. III. Firearms licensing: statutory guidance for chief officers of police. Incl. annex. 36p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2019-0805
23-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Home Office 

Preparing for the future: a review of the Border, Immigration and Citizenship System (BICS). Terms of Reference. 1p.

WMS

DEP2019-0808
23-07-2019 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 23/07/2019 from Baroness Barran to Lord Harris of Haringey regarding an issue raised during the debate on the SS "Richard Montgomery". 1p.

HL Debate 03/07/2019

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2019-0809
23-07-2019 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 23/07/2019 from Baroness Barran to Lord Dubs regarding issues raised in the debate on Inequalities in the UK, the Deaton Review and the UN Special Rapporteur. 3p.

HL Debate 13/06/2019

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2019-0810
23-07-2019 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 23/07/2019 from Baroness Barran to Lord Berkeley regarding an issue raised during the debate on the SS "Richard Montgomery": whether any assessment has been made of the impact of a vessel striking the wreck. 1p.

HL Debate 03/07/2019

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2019-0811
23-07-2019 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 23/07/2019 from Baroness Barran to Baroness Finlay of Llandaff regarding issues raised during the second reading of the Access to Palliative Care Private Members Bill: mandating services, hospital admissions, National Survey of Bereaved People and amendment concerning conflict between families and doctors. 3p.

HL Debate 14/06/2019

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2019-0814
23-07-2019 Lords  Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 

Letter dated 23/07/2019 from Lord Gardiner of Kimble to Baroness Parminter regarding whether any deposit return scheme (DRS) introduced in England would include all sizes and materials, including glass. 1p.

HL Oral Question 15/07/2019

Corporate Author: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

DEP2019-0829
23-07-2019 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 23/07/2019 from Baroness Stedman Scott to Lord Chidgey regarding a question about Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 1p.

HL Debate 16/07/2019

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2019-0816
23-07-2019 Commons  Department for Transport 

I. Letter dated 23/07/2019 from Andrew Jones MP to Lilian Greenwood MP and Neil Parish MP regarding the Department of Transport policy on the environmental impact of cutting down lineside trees on the rail network. 2p. II. Enhancing biodiversity and wildlife on the lineside. 4p.

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2019-0847
23-07-2019 Lords  Department for Education 

Letter dated 22/07/2019 from Amanda Spielman, Her Majesty's Chief Inspector, to Lord Browne of Belmont, regarding the number of schools in England subject to special measures and their length of time in special measures. Incl. table. 2p.

PQ HL17135

Corporate Author: Ofsted

DEP2019-0783
22-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Cabinet Office 

I. Letter dated 22/07/2019 from Kevin Foster MP to Cat Smith MP regarding publication of voter ID evaluation. 2p. II. Evaluation of voter ID pilots 2019: evaluation of pilots introducing an ID requirement for voters at polling stations in May 2019 local elections. 25p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Cabinet Office

DEP2019-0784
22-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

I. South East Midlands Local Industrial Strategy: a partner in the Oxford-Cambridge Arc. Incl. annex. 112p. II. West of England Local Industrial Strategy. 80p. III. Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Local Industrial Strategy: a partner in the Oxford-Cambridge Arc. 88p. IV. Buckinghamshire Local Industrial Strategy: a partner in the Oxford-Cambridge arc. 74p. V. Oxfordshire Local Industrial Strategy: a partner in the Oxford-Cambridge arc. 100p.

WMS

Corporate Author: HM Government

DEP2019-0785
22-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Prime Minister 

National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015. Third annual report. 59p.

WMS

Corporate Author: HM Government

DEP2019-0787
22-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Department for Education 

School Teachers’ Review Body’s (STRB’s) recommendations and response from the Secretary of State for Education, Damian Hinds. 2p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2019-0789
22-07-2019 Commons  Cabinet Office 

I. Letter dated 22/07/2019 from David Lidington MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House Libraries. 1p. II. Accounting Officer system statement 2019. 23p.

Corporate Author: Cabinet Office

DEP2019-0791
22-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Government Equalities Office 

Good Work Plan: proposals to support families. Consultation. Incl. annexes. 76p.

WMS

Corporate Author: HM Government

DEP2019-0790
22-07-2019 Commons  Cabinet Office 

List showing (a) unique visitors, (b) page views and (c) impressions from (i) the UK and (ii) other countries for each of the no-deal technical guidance documents published on GOV.UK, between 23 August 2018 and 8 July 2019. 2p.

PQ 274645

Corporate Author: Cabinet Office

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