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The Principles relating to the detention and interviewing of detainees overseas and the passing and receipt of intelligence relating to detainees. Incl. annexes. 16p.
Corporate Author: HM Government
Letter dated 17/07/2019 from Lord Ashton of Hyde to Baroness Grender regarding the impact on 13 to 16 year olds of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), as discussed during the debate on the Church of England's social media guidelines. 2p.
HL Debate 11/07/2019
Corporate Author: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Letter dated 18/06/2019 from Aftab Chughtai, Javed Khan, Jane Scott and Chris Wood, Independent Grenfell Recovery Taskforce, to James Brokenshire MP. The Independent Grenfell recovery taskforce fourth report. 9p.
Corporate Author: Grenfell Recovery Taskforce
I. Letter dated 17/07/2019 from Steve Barclay MP to Hilary Benn MP and others, regarding the signing of the transitional migration agreement between the UK and Switzerland. 1p. II. Agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Swiss Confederation on admission to the labour market for a temporary transitional period following the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union and the free movement of persons Agreement (FMOPA). 8p.
Corporate Author: Department for Exiting the European Union
Letter dated 17/07/2019 from Lord Ashton of Hyde to Lord Blencathra regarding the Government response to the 58th report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee on the Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill. 5p.
Letter dated 16/07/2019 from Lord Agnew to Baroness Blackstone regarding cuts to further education, raised following a question on the role for further education colleges in the delivery of the Industrial Strategy. 1p.
HL Oral Question 24/06/2019
Corporate Author: Department for Education
Table showing civil service employment by region and responsibility level, as at 31 Mar, 2016 to 2018.
Letter dated 16/07/2019 from Baroness Buscombe to Lord Foulkes and others regarding the accuracy of statistics relating to child poverty which were quoted during the Oral Question on benefit reforms. 2p.
HL Debate 10/01/2019
Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions
Personal Injury Discount Rate – outcome of review. Statement placed by David Gauke MP, Lord Chancellor, in the Libraries of the Houses of Parliament on 15 July 2019. 5p.
Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice
Annex A to CWC Declaration of Protective Programmes. Format for the annual reporting of information on natural programmes for protection against chemical weapons under Article X of the Chemical Weapons Convention. 8p.
Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence
Statement by Lord Young of Cookham under Section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998 on the provisions of the Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) (No.3) Bill being compatible with the Convention rights, dated 11 July 2019. 1p.
Corporate Author: Treasury
I. Impact Assessment: Introducing public health measures. 10p. II. Consultation on a new legal duty to support a multi-agency approach to preventing and tackling serious violence. Government response. 34p.
Corporate Author: Home Office
Compliance improvement review. 9p.
Letter dated 15/07/2019 from Lord Young of Cookham to Baroness Bowles regarding issues raised during the debate on the 'Report on the Financial Conduct Authority's further investigative steps in relation to RBS GRG': commercial lending for small businesses, and differences in regulatory treatment of mortgages and charges taken on residential property as security. 2p.
HL Debate 27/06/2019
Corporate Author: Whips' Office
Letter dated 15/07/2019 from David Lidington MP to Diana Johnson MP and the Editor of Hansard regarding clarification to an answer given during Cabinet Office questions on 10 July concerning the Contaminated Blood Inquiry. 2p.
HC Oral Question 10/07/2019
Corporate Author: Cabinet Office
Memorandum on the application of Standing Order No. 83L of the Standing Orders of the House of Commons relating to Public Business to the High Speed Rail (West Midlands – Crewe) Bill. 4p.
Corporate Author: Department for Transport
Letter dated 08/07/2019 from Wendy Williams, Windrush Lessons Learned Review, Independent Adviser, to Sajid Javid MP regarding the review. 1p.
Corporate Author: Windrush Lessons Learned Review
Table showing details of military rated licences granted to Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners that were extant as at 5 July 2019 and were granted prior to 31 December 2018. 120p.
PQ 273478, PQ 273479
Implementing opposite-sex civil partnerships: next steps. Incl. Consultation on civil partnerships: the future of conversion
Corporate Author: Government Equalities Office
I. Letter dated 10/07/2019 from Nick Hurd MP to Yvette Cooper MP regarding publication of the Front Line Review of Policing. Incl. annex containing a summary of the key findings and recommendations. 6p. II.Leadership, wellbeing, professional development and innovation for the
police front line: an evidence review. 54p. III. The Front Line Review recommendation report. 11p. IV. The Front Line Review technical report. 10p. V. Home Office Police Front Line Review: workshops with police officers and police staff. Full and summary reports. (2 docs). VI. Home Office Police Front Line Review 2018/2019. Key themes in qualitative research projects with police forces in England and Wales. Research report and Appendix (2 docs). 5p. VII. Research into workplace Factors, well-being, attitudes and behaviour in Policing: summary of evidence and insights. 30p.
Corporate Author: Durham University, Home Office, Office for National Statistics, Northampton University, Institute for Public Safety, Crime and Justice
Independent review into the arrangements in place to support the transparency and quality of local authority financial reporting and external audit in England. Terms of reference. 3p.
Job description for the position of Director General, Northern Ireland Office.
I. UK Government response to the Independent Review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. Incl. annex. 33p. II. Transparency in supply chains
Creating space for beauty. The Interim Report of the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission. 147p.
Corporate Author: Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission
Call for evidence on flooding and coastal erosion policy. 20p.
Corporate Author: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
I. Letter dated 08/07/2019 from Nusrat Ghani MP to Lilian Greenwood MP the Inclusive Transport Strategy. 2p. II. The Inclusive Transport Strategy – summary of progress. 16p.
Bishop of Truro's independent review for the Foreign Secretary of FCO support for persecuted Christians: final report and recommendations. Incl. a copy of the Bishop of Truro's Revised Interim report. 176p.
Letter dated 08/07/2019 from Lord Young of Cookham to Baroness Kramer regarding issues raised during the debate on Small and Medium-sized Enterprises: Mistreatment: the FCA and whistle-blowers, removal of the regulatory perimeter, the FCA approach to Peer to Peer (P2P) lending. 2p.
Letter dated 08/07/2019 from Baroness Buscombe to Frank Field MP regarding the Tailored Review of the Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC), inviting the Work and Pensions Select Committee to contribute. Includes Annexes, including questions about the SSAC and terms of reference for the review. 14p
I. Letter dated 05/07/2019 from Karen Bradley MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk. 1p. II Addressing the legacy of Northern Ireland's past. Analysis of the consultation responses. 38p.
Corporate Author: Northern Ireland Office
Letter dated 20/06/2019 from Nadhim Zahawi MP. Caroline Dinenage MP and Edward Argar MP to Bob Reitemeier Chief Executive, I CAN, and Kamini Gadhok, Chief Executive, Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists regarding 'Bercow: Ten years on' - 1st anniversary update report - supporting children and young people with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN). 6p.
Corporate Author: Department for Education, Ministry of Justice, Department of Health and Social Care
Letter dated 04/07/2019 from Philip Hammond MP to Kathryn Cearns and Bill Dodwell, Office of Tax Simplification (OTS), regarding the OTS report on the design of inheritance tax. 1p.
Letters dated 15/04/2019 from Robin Walker MP to Caroline Nokes MP and Nadhim Zahawi MP regarding waiving citizenship fees for EU citizens' children who are looked after children and care leavers. Includes letters in response dated 02/7/2019 from Caroline Nokes and 13/05/2019 from Nadhim Zahawi. 4 docs.
Corporate Author: Department for Education, Home Office, Department for Exiting the European Union
Report on implementation. Statutory report on the Objectives of the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013. 27p.
Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
I. Letter dated 04/07/2019 from Andrew Murrison MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. DFID occupied Palestinian territories people to people programme: quarterly update 4. 2p.
Corporate Author: Department for International Development, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Letter dated 04/07/2019 from Lord Agnew to Baroness Bull regarding updated figures for apprenticeship starts on standards, following a question on the role for further education colleges in the deliver of the Industrial Strategy. 1p.
Letter dated 03/07/2019 from Baroness Goldie to Lord Collins of Highbury regarding whether Yazidi women will be heard at the forthcoming Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI) international conference. 1p.
HL Oral Question 02/07/2019
Green finance strategy: transforming finance for a greener future. Incl. annexes. 43p.
Letter dated 01/07/2019 from Lord Ashton of Hyde to Baroness Burt of Solihull regarding issues raised in the Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill second reading debate concerning construction practices at the Commonwealth Games Village Development. 2p.
HL Debate 25/06/2019
Industrial Strategy: Tourism sector deal: building a world-class experience economy. 31p.
Maritime safety action plan: maritime safety matters: moving Britain ahead. 64p.
Corporate Author: Commissioners of Irish Lights, Marine Accident Investigation Branch, Department for Transport, Maritime and Coastguard Agency, Northern Lighthouse Board, Trinity House
Performance agreement: United Kingdom and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. 6p.
Corporate Author: Department for International Development
Letter dated 01/07/2019 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord Young of Norwood Green and Lord Stevenson of Balmacara regarding issues raised during the debate following the Oral Statement on the Breathing Space scheme: protection for guarantor loans, capping the cost of guarantor loans. 2p.
HL Debate 19/06/2019
Letter dated 01/07/2019 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord Sharkey and Lord Stevenson of Balmacara regarding an issue raised during the debate following the Oral Statement on the Breathing Space scheme: including elements of Universal Credit in the scheme. 1p.
Letter dated 01/07/2019 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord McKenzie of Luton and Lord Stevenson of Balmacara regarding an issue raised during the debate following the Oral Statement on the Breathing Space scheme: financial capability. 2p.
Letter dated 01/07/2019 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord Bishop of Leeds regarding an issue raised during the debate following the Oral Statement on the Breathing Space scheme: sustainable debt resolution. 1p.
NHS Long Term Plan implementation framework. Incl. annexes. 44p.
HC Oral Statement 01/07/2019
Corporate Author: NHS England
Letter dated 11/07/2019 from Jesse Norman MP to Gregory Campbell MP regarding how much was paid in penalties by people who submitted tax returns after the deadline of 31 January in each year since 2018. 2p.
Implementing geological disposal: progress report, April 2017-April 2019. 18p.
I. Letter dated 27/06/2019 from Karen Bradley MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p II. A report on decisions taken during May 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. 7p.
Letter dated 27/06/2019 from Viscount Younger of Leckie to colleagues regarding issues raised during the debate on the Theatre Market. 5p.
HL Debate 11/06/2019
Letter dated 27/6/2019 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Paul Wiles, Commissioner for the Retention and Use of Biometrical Material, regarding the Government response to the Annual Report on the Retention and Use of Biometric Material. 4p.
Table showing details of Open Individual Export Licences (OIEL) where the end user is Saudi Arabia, that were extant as at 24 June (9am) and these licences were granted prior to 31 December 2018. 40p.
Table showing details of military rated licences for military goods to Saudi Arabia that were extant as at 24 June (9am), and were granted prior to 31 December 2018. 6p.
I. Letter dated 27/06/2019 from Karen Bradley MP to the Deposited Papers Clerks regarding a document for deposit in the Library. 1p. II. Management of the NI Direct Strategic Partner Project - helping to deliver digital transformation. 76p.
HL Debate 14/11/2017
Corporate Author: Northern Ireland Office, Northern Ireland Audit Office
Public appointments diversity action plan 2019. 22p.
I. Letter dated 27/06/2019 from Justin Tomlinson MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding 2 documents for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Industrial Injuries Advisory Council annual report 2018/2019. Incl. appendices. 31p. III. Position paper 43. A review of the assessment and objective testing for the vascular component of hand arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). 19p.
Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions, Industrial Injuries Advisory Council
I. Letter dated 26/06/2019 from Nick Gibb MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Relationships education, relationships and sex education (RSE) and health education:
statutory guidance for governing bodies, proprietors, head teachers, principals, senior leadership teams, teachers. Incl. annexes. 50p.
I. Letter dated 26/06/2019 from Nick Hurd MP to Lord Hogan-Howe regarding a letter for deposit in the House Library. 1p. II. Letter dated 29/05/2019 from Michael Lockwood, Director General, Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC), to Lord Hogan-Howe, regarding the average time taken for the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) to investigate a public complaint about police behaviour. 3p.
Corporate Author: Home Office, Independent Office for Police Conduct
Written statement regarding the Law Commission Review update. 1p.
I. Voluntary National Review of progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, June 2019. 234p. II. Annex III Statistical Annex. 76p.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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