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Letter dated 26/06/2019 from Baroness Stedman-Scott to Lords regarding a correction to a comment on employment statistics made during a debate on 6 June. 1p.
HL Debate 06/06/2019
Corporate Author: Whips' Office
Letter dated 24/06/2019 from Viscount Younger of Leckie to Lords regarding points raised during the Government response to the 'Creating a responsible payment culture' call for evidence. 3p.
HL Debate 19/06/2019
Letter dated 24/06/2019 from John Glen MP to Nicky Morgan MP regarding HM Treasury's response to the failure of London Capital & Finance (LCF). 2p.
Corporate Author: Treasury
Letter dated 24/06/2019 from Nusrat Ghani MP to Lord Trefgarne regarding the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee's concerns about upcoming maritime regulations. Includes Annex 1 - Priority list of statutory instruments. 4p.
Corporate Author: Department for Transport
I. Letter dated 24/06/2019 from Steve Barclay MP to Alberto Costa MP enclosing a response from Michel Barnier to Steve Barclay's letter of 17 June. 1p. II. Letter from European Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier to Steve Barclay MP regarding citizens' rights and the withdrawal agreement. 2p.
Corporate Author: European Commission, Department for Exiting the European Union
I. Letter dated 24/06/2019 from Sajid Javid MP to Yvette Cooper MP regarding commission to the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC). 1p. II. Letter dated 24/06/2019 from Sajid Javid MP to Professor Alan Manning regarding the Government’s White Paper on the UK’s future skilled-based immigration system and commission for the MAC to look further at salary thresholds. 4p.
Corporate Author: Home Office
Letter dated 24/06/2019 from Lord Ashton of Hyde to Lord Griffiths of Burry Port and others regarding issues raised at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill - all peers meeting on 11 June: building and infrastructure preparations for the Games, accessibility of the Athletes' Village and other Games venues, diversity in employment and volunteering, security programme, sport programme, Parliamentary engagement with the Organising Committee, and the Games budget. Includes attachment: Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games factsheet. 8p.
HL Debate 05/06/2019
Corporate Author: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Letter dated 04/07/2019 from Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, to Layla Moran MP regarding steps Ofqual are taking to address the risk of exam papers being leaked online. 2p.
Corporate Author: Ofqual
Letter dated 10/07/2019 from Andrew Bailey, Chief Executive, to Baroness Stern regarding the Office for Professional Body Anti-Money Laundering Supervision (OPBAS): supervisory plans for 2019/2020 and OPBAS' work on intelligence and information sharing. 2p.
Corporate Author: Financial Conduct Authority
Letter dated 10/07/2019 from Andrew Bailey, Chief Executive, to Lord Myners regarding the peer-to-peer (P2P) firm Lendy. 1p.
I. Letter dated 21/06/2019 from Kevin Foster MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding 2 documents to be placed in the House libraries. 1p. II. List of Parliamentary Private Secretaries, Jun 2019. 5p. III. Salaries of Members of Her Majesty's Government, from 1 Apr 2019. 4p.
Corporate Author: Cabinet Office
I. Letter dated 21/06/2019 from David Gauke MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk. 1p. II. Concordat between the Ministry of Justice and the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. 8p.
Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice
Statutory review of the Groceries Code Adjudicator: terms of reference. 2p.
Letter dated 20/06/2019 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord Balfe regarding voter information exchange arrangements, as raised during the repeated Urgent Question on European Parliament Elections. 2p.
HL Urgent Question 05/06/2019
Letter dated 20/06/2019 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord Tyler regarding postal voting for UK citizens, as raised during the repeated Urgent Question on the European Parliament Elections. 1p.
HL Oral question 05/06/2019
Letter dated 20/06/2019 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord Grocott regarding the cost of the 2019 European Parliamentary elections, as raised during the repeated Urgent Question on the European Parliament Elections. 1p.
I. Letter dated 20/06/2019 from Alok Sharma MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Updated list of landlords who have access to the Universal Credit Landlord Portal. 14p.
Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions
Table showing number of live births and infant deaths by national socio-economic classification, England and Wales 2007-2016. 8p.
Corporate Author: UK Statistics Authority
Letter dated 20/06/2019 from Lord Ashton of Hyde to Lord Foulkes of Cumnock regarding questions raised in the debate on alleviating loneliness and services for older people: research, the role of arts and culture, pensioner poverty, TV licences, adult social care, and bus passes. 5p.
HL Debate 13/06/2019
Letter dated 20/06/2019 from Lord Gardiner of Kimble to Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville regarding a follow-up question raised during a question on the single-use carrier bag charge: biodegradable carrier bags in landfill. 2p.
HL Debate 17/06/2019
Corporate Author: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Letter dated 20/06/2019 from Viscount Younger of Leckie to Viscount Colville of Culross regarding spending on apprenticeships by employers in the creative industries. 2p.
HL Oral Questions 04/06/2019
Letter dated 20/06/2019 from Viscount Younger of Leckie to Lord Watts regarding a question on the apprenticeship levy contributions of employers in the creative industries: clarifying the role of the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education. 1p.
HL Oral Question 04/06/2019
Letter dated 20/06/2019 from Viscount Younger of Leckie to Lord Bassam of Brighton regarding a question on an online reference to sponsorship of the People's History Museum. 1p.
HL Oral Question 10/06/2019
Letter dated 20/06/2019 from Viscount Younger of Leckie to Lords regarding points raised in the Draft Higher Education and Research Act 2017 (Further Implementation etc.) Regulations 2019 debate: Office for Students registration, and data sharing. 2p.
Letter dated 20/06/2019 from Kit Malthouse MP to Emma Dent Coad MP regarding Grenfell Tower debate, following-up on issues of: the private sector remediation fund, stay-put policy, and funding for the Metropolitan Police Service investigation. 2p.
HC Debate 06/06/2019
Corporate Author: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Creating a responsible payment culture: a call for evidence in tackling late payment. Government response. Incl. annexes. 39p.
Oral Statement 19/06/2019
Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
I. Letter dated 19/06/2019 from Lord Duncan of Springbank to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Letter dated 19/06/2019 from Lord Duncan of Springbank to Lord Campbell of Pittenweem regarding non-jury trial appeals. Incl. appendix. 4p.
HL Debate 04/06/2019
Corporate Author: Northern Ireland Office
Letter dated 01/07/2019 from Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, Ofqual, to Paul Farrelly MP, regarding whether there are plans to grade foreign language GCSE and A-level subjects in accordance with the common European
framework of reference (CEFR) for languages after the UK leaves the EU. 2p.
Agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg on the participation in certain elections of nationals of each country resident in the territory of the other. 5p.
Corporate Author: Department for Exiting the European Union
I. Implementation of new fees for firearms licences issued by the Home Office and Scottish Government. Impact assessment. 13p. II. Firearms licensing fees: prohibited weapons, museums and approved shooting clubs.
Government response to the consultation. 9p.
Letter dated 18/06/2019 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Rosser regarding an update on applications seeking asylum on the grounds of sexual orientation. 2p.
Letter dated 18/06/2019 from Guy Opperman MP to Angela Eagle MP, Jack Dromey MP and Margaret Greenwood MP regarding what the Government has done to address the issue of pension costs. 4p.
Letter dated 17/06/2019 from Greg Clark MP to Dr Andrea Coscelli, Chief Executive, Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), regarding the Government's response to the CMA’s loyalty penalty investigation. 8p.
Letter dated 18/06/2019 from Lord Agnew to Baroness Grender and others regarding issues raised during the debate on Equality of Opportunity for Young People: social mobility, youth justice, betting industry, shared accommodation rate, early years. 5p.
HL Debate 16/05/2019
Corporate Author: Department for Education
I. Help, protection, education: concluding the Children in Need review. 39p. II. Children in need of help and protection. CIN review: final data and analysis. 48p.
I. Letter dated 17/06/2019 from Steve Barclay MP to Hilary Benn MP regarding response to a letter from European Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier concerning the Costa amendment. 1p. II. Letter dated 17/06/2019 from Steve Barclay to Michel Barnier regarding discussing Parliament's support to seek a 'joint UK-EU commitment to adopt Part II of the Withdrawal Agreement [protecting citizens' rights] whatever the outcome of negotiations'. 2p.
Letter dated 17/06/2019 from Amanda Spielman, Her Majesty's Chief Inspector, Ofsted, to Lucy Powell MP regarding the number of childcare providers in each local authority. 1p.
Corporate Author: Ofsted
Letter dated 17/06/2019 from Baroness Goldie to Lord Collins of Highbury regarding the Foreign Secretary's contact with the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, about the new Hong Kong extradition law. 1p.
HL Oral Question 12/06/2019
Letter dated 15/06/2019 from Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to Peers regarding issues raised following the Oral Statement on the Government's response to the Grenfell Tower fire. 2p.
HL Debate 10/06/2019
Greater Manchester local industrial strategy. 50p.
Corporate Author: HM Government
United Kingdom Debt Management Office: Business plan 2019-20. 6p.
Corporate Author: UK Debt Management Office
Letter dated 05/08/2019 from Andrew Bailey, Chief Executive, Financial Conduct Authority, to Angela Eagle MP, regarding the potential conflict of interests in the business model of vertically integrated companies offering retail investment platforms, asset management and workplace pensions products. 2p.
Agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Portuguese Republic regarding the participation in local elections of nationals of each State resident in the other’s territory. 7p.
Letter dated 11/06/2019 from Liz Peace, Chair of the Shadow Sponsor Body, to Leader of the House of Commons Mel Stride MP and Leader of the House of Lords Baroness Evans of Bowes Park regarding the Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal Bill). Annex contains Conclusions by the Joint Committee to which the Leaders requested a response from the shadow Sponsor Body. (The Leaders' request is at DEP2019-0528). 4p.
Corporate Author: Leader of the House of Lords, Restoration and Renewal of Palace of Westminster Shadow Sponsor Board
2017 terrorist attacks MI5 and CTP reviews. Implementation stock-take. Unclassified summary of conclusions. Incl.annexes. 46p.
How the automated check calculates the period of residence. (Home Office guidance). 3p.
Letter dated 11/06/2019 from Viscount Younger of Leckie to colleagues regarding issues raised during the debate on the Higher Education (Monetary Penalties and Refusal to Renew an Access and Participation Plan) (England) Regulations 2019: Office for Students approach to risk assessment, access and participation plans, monetary penalties 3p.
HL Debate 20/05/2019
Letter dated 11/06/2019 from Viscount Younger of Leckie to Baroness Massey of Darwen regarding the range of childcare support available to parents and carers and the information available online. 2p.
HL Oral Questions 06/06/2019
Smart data: putting consumers in control of their data and enabling innovation. 34p.
Letter dated 11/06/2019 from Baroness Goldie to Peers regarding issues raised following the statement on the Ebola Outbreak: Democratic Republic of the Congo. 2p.
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