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Investigation into export licences granted in breach of undertakings to Court and commitments to Parliament. Incl. annex 16p.
I. Letter dated 06/02/2020 from Kit Malthouse MP to Yvette Cooper MP regarding the Home Secretary's approval of Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and
Fire and Rescue Services’ (HMICFRS) fire inspection programme and framework 2020/21. 1p. 1p. II. Fire and rescue services inspection programme and framework 2020/21. 11p.
Corporate Author: Home Office, HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services
Letter dated 06/02/2020 from Kevin Foster MP to Yvette Cooper MP regarding changes to the Windrush Compensation Scheme. 2p.
Corporate Author: Home Office
Letter dated 06/02/2020 from Baroness Berridge to Lord Foster of Bath regarding levy transfers and the amount of levy money that can be spent on the creative industries. 2p.
HL Debate 28//01/2020
Corporate Author: Whips' Office
Letter dated 06/02/2020 from Baroness Goldie to Lord Hannay of Chiswick regarding the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) review conference, further to a question raised in the Queen's speech debate. 2p.
HL Debate 07/01/2020
Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence
Police Powers: Pre-charge Bail. Government consultation. Incl. annex. 30p.
Consultation on decriminalising TV licence
Corporate Author: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Letter dated 05/02/2020 from Priti Patel MP to Yvette Cooper MP regarding the public consultation on proposals to reform pre-charge bail. 2p.
Letter dated 05/02/2020 from Baroness Goldie to Lord Stoneham regarding the future disposal of Southwick Park and whether it could be preserved for the nation as an education centre. 1p.
HL Debate 13/01/2020
Letters dated 03/02/2020 from Baroness Stedman-Scott to all peers and from Will Quince MP to all MPs regarding progress on Universal Credit. 2 docs.
Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions
Letter dated 04/02/2020 from Baroness Vere of Norbiton to Peers regarding issues raised during the Second Reading of the Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill: Airspace Change Proposals (ACP), appeals, CAA resourcing, fixed penalty notices, age restrictions, alcohol testing, police resourcing. 4p.
HL Debate 27/01/2020
Corporate Author: Department for Transport
Letter dated 04/02/2020 from Baroness Vere of Norbiton to Peers regarding Government amendments to the Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill. 2p.
Letter dated 04/02/2020 from Baroness Vere of Norbiton to Lord Craig of Radley and others regarding issues raised during the Second Reading of the Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill: Airspace change proposals, proportionality, appeals, Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) resourcing, reclassification of airspace, fixed penalty notices, age restrictions, alcohol testing, Police Act 1996 Amendment, Police resourcing. 7p.
Letter dated 04/02/2020 from Baroness Vere of Norbiton to Lords regarding issues raised in the debate on the Economic Affairs Committee's Select Committee Report, 'Rethinking High Speed 2': cost-benefit analysis, HS2 salaries, speed, train frequency, Old Oak Common, environmental concerns, ancient woodland, connectivity in the Midlands, Northern Powerhouse Rail, the hybrid bill process, and future decision points. 6p.
HL Debate 23/01/2020
Written Statement made by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on 03/02/2020 regarding UK / EU relations. Sets out the Government’s proposed approach to the negotiations with the EU. 4p.
Corporate Author: Prime Minister
Letter dated 03/02/2020 from Therese Coffey MP to Stephen Timms MP regarding progress on Universal Credit claims. 1p.
Letter dated 11/02/2020 from Jennifer Coupland, Chief Executive Officer, to Angela Rayner MP regarding the number and proportion of apprentices at the Institute. 1p.
Corporate Author: Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education
Policy equality statement(PES). The Home Office annual pay award 2016, 2017 and 2018. 3 docs.
I. Letter dated 31/01/2020 from Julian Smith MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. A report on decisions taken during December 2019 by Northern Ireland Departments in accordance with the guidance issued by the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland under the provisions of the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Act 2018. 8p.
Corporate Author: Northern Ireland Office
Living with Beauty: promoting health, well-being and sustainable growth. The report of the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission. 190p.
Corporate Author: Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission
I. Note Verbale on the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great
Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community. Incl. annex. 3p. II. Letter dated 28/01/2020 from Ilze Juhansone, Secretary-General, to all the Permanent Representations to the European Union regarding the Note Verbale on the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United
Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community. 1p.
Corporate Author: European Commission
Letter dated 12/02/2019 from Graham Stuart MP to Caroline Lucas MP regarding what businesses were invited to and attended the UK-Africa Investment Summit on 20 January 2020. Incl. annex. 11p.
Corporate Author: Department for International Trade
Letter dated January 2020 from Speaker, Lindsay Hoyle to Clerk of the House, John Benger regarding a procedure to empower the Clerk of the House to place a statement of his views in the Library, on occasions where the Speaker's decision diverges from parliamentary convention. 1p
HC Speaker's Statement 29/01/2020
Corporate Author: Speaker
Letter dated 20/01/2020 from Stephen Lovegrove MP to Meg Hillier MP regarding the Type 31 Programme Accounting Officer Assessment [includes letter of commitment from James Heappey MP). 4p.
I. Press release: New plans to safeguard country’s telecoms network and
pave way for fast, reliable and secure connectivity. 3p. II. NCSC advice on the use of equipment from high risk vendors in UK telecoms networks. 9p. III. Security analysis for the UK telecoms sector. Summary of findings, January 2020, NCSC. 30p.
Corporate Author: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, National Cyber Security Centre
I. Explainer for the following Agreement. 13p. II. Agreement on arrangements between Iceland, the Principality of Liechtenstein, the Kingdom of Norway and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland following the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, the EEA Agreement and other agreements applicable between the United Kingdom and the EEA EFTA States by virtue of the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union. 64p. [Updated from DEP2018-1297]. III. Letter dated 28/01/2020 from Steve Barclay MP to the Earl of Kinnoull regarding the UK-EEA EFTA separation agreement. 1p.
Corporate Author: HM Government
Letter dated 28/01/2020 from Johnny Mercer MP to Grahame Morris MP regarding how many and what proportion of staff in his Department would receive an increase in their salary in the event that their hourly pay rate was a) £8.72, b) £9.30 and c) £10. 1p.
Letter dated 28/01/2020 from Lord Duncan of Springbank to Lord Stevenson of Balmacara regarding details of funding within the Creative Industries Sector Deal. 2p.
HL Oral Question 08/01/2020
Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Letter dated 18/02/2020 from Jonathan Brearley, Chief Executive, to Viscount Ridley regarding questions in relation to the Western Link high-voltage direct current (WHVDC) subsea cable. 2p.
PQ HL467, PQ HL468, PQ HL469
Corporate Author: Ofgem
Letter dated 27/01/2020 from Amanda Spielman, Her Majesty's Chief Inspector, to Steve Reed MP regarding the proportion of children in care placed in homes more than 50 miles from their home, in provision rated: outstanding, good, requirements improvement and inadequate. 1p.
Corporate Author: Ofsted
Letter dated 30/01/2020 from Lord Gardiner of Kimble to Baroness Quin regarding assessments of the environmental impacts of increased trade with non-EU countries. 1p.
HL Oral Question 23/01/2020
Corporate Author: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Letter dated 23/01/2020 from Baroness Goldie to Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts regarding issues raised in the 'Drones: International Law' debate: "red cards", the supply of information, commitment and role of UK personnel, and target selection. 2p.
HL Debate 16/01/2020
Letter dated 23/01/2020 from Baroness Goldie to Lord Reid of Cardowan regarding historical funding arrangements for the UK's nuclear deterrent capabilities raised during a question on nuclear weapons. 1p.
HL Oral Question 14/01/2020
Letter dated 23/01/2020 from Baroness Goldie to Lord Tunnicliffe regarding issue arising from the "Drones: International Law' debate: regulation of new weapons systems and Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS). 2p.
I. Severn River Crossing Charging Scheme. Accounts for the 357 day period from 8 January 2018 to 31 December 2018. 20p. II. Severn Bridges Act 1992 Account 2018-19, HC 54. 25p.
Corporate Author: National Audit Office
Research report: JE [Junior Entry] review market research - final report. Prepared for the Ministry of Defence. 108p.
Corporate Author: BMG Research
Strategy for our veterans: UK Government consultation response. 40p.
UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020. UK Government Statement. 5p.
Letter dated 22/01/2020 from Baroness Goldie to the Bishop of St Albans regarding an update on the UK's use of political pressure to encourage peacebuilding in South Sudan, as raised in the Queen's Speech debate. 1p.
Letter dated 22/01/2020 from Baroness Goldie to Baroness Young of Old Scone regarding tree planting and a statutory tree strategy, as raised in the Queen's Speech debate. 1p.
Letter dated 22/01/2020 from Baroness Goldie to Baroness Sheehan regarding the definition of the commitment to 0.7% of gross national income (GNI) for international development aid and continued commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as raised in the Queen's Speech debate. 1p.
Letter dated 22/01/2020 from Baroness Goldie to Lord Alton of Liverpool regarding the situation in Hong Kong, arrest of medical personnel at Hong Kong Polytechnic University and a human rights Magnitsky-style sanctions regime, as raised in the Queen's Speech debate. 1p.
Letter dated 22/01/2020 from Baroness Goldie to Lord Chidgey regarding the BBC World Service's impact overseas, as raised in the Queen's Speech debate. 1p.
Letter dated 22/01/2020 from Baroness Goldie to Lord Glenarthur regarding military homes in Scotland that are currently empty, as raised in the Queen's Speech debate. 1p.
Letter dated 22/01/2020 from Baroness Goldie to Lord Ricketts regarding reflection about NATO's future, as raised in the Queen's speech debate. 1p.
Letter dated 22/01/2020 from Baroness Goldie to Lord Hannay of Chiswick regarding the Appellate Body (dispute settlement) impasse at the World Trade Organization (WTO) and trade in digital products and services, as raised in the Queen's Speech debate. 1p.
Letter dated 22/01/2020 from Baroness Goldie to Baroness Byford regarding the current arrangements for flood management, and Government's actions to protect UK business from unfair trading practices, as raised in the Queen's Speech debate. 2p.
Letter dated 22/01/2020 from Baroness Goldie to Lord Hylton regarding calls for ceasefires in Jazira and Idlib, the UN Assistant Secretary-General's report on the humanitarian situation in Syria, the UK approach to Daesh supporters, and representation in Damascus, as raised in the Queen's Speech debate. 2p.
Letter dated 22/01/2020 from Baroness Goldie to Lord Sheikh regarding plans to appoint a trade envoy to Uzbekistan, as raised in the Queen's Speech debate. 1p.
Letter dated 22/01/2020 from Baroness Goldie to Lord Scriven regarding Bahrain and the Integrated Activity Fund, and monitoring of programmes to ensure funds are not contributing to human rights abuses, as raised in the Queen's Speech debate. 1p.
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