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Letter dated 02/07/2020 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale regarding a question about the prosecution of Daesh individuals responsible for crimes against Yezidi women and girls, asked during a question on Rwanda. 1p.
House of Lords Oral Question 23/06/2020
Corporate Author: Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Letter dated 02/07/2020 from Jeremy Quin MP to Kevan Jones MP regarding estimates of the procurement costs in terms of support, infrastructure and training for the P-8 Poseidon and the E-7 Wedgetail. 1p.
House of Commons Written Question 60699, 2019-21
Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence
Letter dated 02/07/2020 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Paul Wiles, Commissioner for the Retention and Use of Biometric Material, regarding the Government response to the Annual Report of the Biometrics Commissioner. 3p.
Written Ministerial Statement 02/07/2020
UK research and development roadmap. 60p.
Written Ministerial Statement 01/07/2020
Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
I. Council of Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Associations. Annual Report and Accounts 2018/19. 76p. II. Letter dated 01/07/2020 from James Heappey MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding document for deposit in the Library. 1p
Letter dated 01/07/2020 from Baroness Stedman-Scott to Baroness Verma regarding supporting families with their council tax bills during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2p.
House of Lords Oral Question, 15 Jun 2020
Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions
Early Years Foundation stage reforms. 34p.
Written Ministerial Statement 01/07/2020
Corporate Author: Department for Education
Letter dated 30/06/2020 from Lord Gardiner of Kimble to Members regarding issues raised at the report stage of the Fisheries Bill: fisheries management plans, fishermen from the Philippines, training and licensing of fishing crews, dispensation of fishing quota, views of the Northern Irish Devolved Administration on the amendment to make REM mandatory, extent of foreign ownership of UK fishing quota, definition of UK fishing boats, membership of ICES. 7p.
House of Lords debates 22/06/2020 and 24/06/2020
Corporate Author: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Letter dated 30/06/2020 from Lord Gardiner of Kimble to Peers regarding new government amendments to the Agriculture Bill requested by the Devolved Administrations. 2p
List of Cabinet Committees, their membership and terms of reference. 15p.
Written Ministerial Statement 29/06/2020
Corporate Author: Prime Minister
List of successful projects allocated funding from the Condition Improvement Fund (CIF) 2020-21, showing school: academy or sixth-form college, and local authority. 128p.
Letter dated 29/06/2020 from Gavin Williamson to Patricia Gibson MP regarding free school meals, the Children’s Future Food inquiry and School Food Standards. 2p.
House of Commons opposition day debate 16/06/2020
Corporate Author: Department for Transport
Letter dated 29/06/2020 from Lord Gardiner of Kimble to Members regarding issues raised in the second reading of the Agriculture Bill: financial assistance, environmental land management, climate change, access to countryside, trade and standards, devolved administrations, food security, food labelling, skills, access to labour, pesticides and fertilisers, organics, carcass classification, forestry. 12p.
House of Lords debate 10/06/2020
I. Letter dated 29/06/2020 from Victoria Atkins MP and Alex Chalk MP to Jess Phillips MP and others regarding Government amendments for the Report Stage of the Domestic Abuse Bill. 4p. II. House of Commons. 29 June 2020. Consideration of Bill. Domestic Abuse Bill. 8p.
Corporate Author: Home Office, Ministry of Justice
Probation Services Dynamic Framework [Includes Call-off competition invitation to tender, Dynamic Framework terms, data sheet, schedules and Call-off contract] (27 docs)
House of Lords Written Question HL5765, HL5766, HL5767, HL5768 2019-21
Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice
Letter dated 26/06/2020 from Jesse Norman MP to Mel Stride MP regarding further Government amendments to the Finance Bill: Enterprise Management Incentives: amendment of working time requirements. 1p.
Bill 142 2019-21
Corporate Author: Treasury
Letter dated 26/06/2020 from Earl Howe, Deputy Leader of the House of Lords to Baroness Barker regarding an issue raised during the report stage of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill: independent museums facing insolvency. 1p.
House of Lords debate 23/06/2020
Corporate Author: Cabinet Office
Letter dated 24/06/2020 from Mark Sedwill, Cabinet Secretary, to Steve Reed MP, regarding the planning decision on the Westferry Printworks development taken by the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government. 1p.
House of Commons Written Question 59477, 2019-20
Letter dated 25/06/2020 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Cormack regarding the impact of Covid-19 on educational institutions and the proposals to mitigate the impact of the pandemic on institutions. 3p.
Corporate Author: Home Office
I. Letter dated 25/06/2020 from Christopher Pincher MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding 3 documents for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Draft guidance: construction site hours deemed consent. 5p. III. SDS (Spatial Development Strategies) accessibility Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance. 2p. III. Draft guidance: pavement licences (outdoor seating proposal). 13p.
Corporate Author: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
I. Letter dated 25/06/2020 from Kemi Badenoch MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a letter for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Letter dated 11/06/2020 from Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive, Public Health England, to Dawn Butler MP, regarding Public Health England’s “Disparities in the risk and outcomes of COVID-19” report. 1p.
Corporate Author: Government Equalities Office, Public Health England
Letter dated 25/06/2020 from Vicky Ford MP to Emma Lewell-Buck MP regarding how many children have gone missing from care during the coronavirus pandemic. 2p.
House of Commons Topical Question 22/06/2020
Letter dated 01/07/2020 from Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, to Lord Kennedy of Southwark regarding ensuring fairness of calculated grades given to students due to sit A Levels this summer following cancellation due to COVID-19. 3p.
House of Lords Written Question HL5600, 2019-21
Corporate Author: Ofqual
Letter dated 24/06/2020 from Jeremy Quin MP to Kevan Jones MP regarding the cost of each maintenance period over the last five years for Type 45 destroyers, Type 23 frigates, Royal Navy mine countermeasures vessels and ships of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, that took place in either i) the Gulf (Gulf Cooperation Council countries), ii) South East Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Australia) and iii) South Africa. Incl. annex. 4p.
House of Commons Written Question 54862, 2019-20
Letter dated 24/06/2020 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Lord Glasman regarding coordination with international partners, as discussed during the debate on Hong Kong: Human Rights. 1p.
House of Lords Debate 04/06/2020
Corporate Author: Department for International Development, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Letter dated 24/06/2020 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Lord Hannay regarding US policy towards Hong Kong, as discussed during the debate on Hong Kong: Human Rights. 1p.
I. Review of two metre social distancing guidance. Summary of review findings. 24 June 2020. 15p. II. Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and mitigating measures. EMG-SAGE. 4 June 2020. 26p. III. Environment and Modelling Group. Principles of understanding of transmission routes to inform risk assessment and mitigation strategies (Based on available evidence up to 05/05/20). 15p.
House of Commons Oral Statement 23/06/2020
Corporate Author: HM Government, Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies
I. Letter dated 23/06/2020 from James Heappey MP to John Healey MP regarding the intake to the untrained regular Armed Forces (British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy/Royal Marines) 2014-15 to 2019-20. 2p. II. Table showing intake to the untrained regular Army by Parliamentary Constituency, 2014-15 to 2018. 53p.
House of Commons Written Question 55867, 2019-20
Letter dated 23/06/2020 from Jesse Norman MP to Mel Stride MP regarding Government amendments to the Finance Bill to be tabled at report stage: taxation of COVID-19 grant schemes, disapplication of interest and surcharges on liabilities deferred due to COVID-19, changes to protected pension age, the Future Fund interaction with EIS and SEIS, HGV Road User Levy, stamp duty land tax, and residence test. 3p.
Letter dated 22/06/2020 from Kevin Foster MP to Stuart C Mcdonald MP regarding Irish citizens' rights at the end of the transition period, as discussed during committee stage of the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill. 3p.
Public Bill Committee 18/06/2020
Letter dated 22/06/2020 from Kevin Foster MP regarding the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill following committee stage: government amendments to remove powers conferred on Scotland under Clause 5. 2p.
Public Bill Committee 16/06/2020
List of workplace benefits provided to civil servants with caring responsibilities working in the UK or overseas in the Department for International Trade. 2p.
House of Commons Written Question 59345, 2019-20
Corporate Author: Department for International Trade
I. Social Work England Framework Document, May 2020. 27p. II. Letter dated 22/06/2020 from Vicky Ford MP and Helen Whately MP to the Deposited Papers Clerks regarding the attached document for deposit in the Libraries. 1p.
Corporate Author: Department for Education, Department of Health and Social Care
Workplaces policies and guidance for staff with caring responsibilities working in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. 9 docs.
House of Commons Written Question 59343, 2019-20
I. Enterprise Act 2002: changes to the public interest grounds for intervention in merger cases. Guidance 2020. 13p. II. Enterprise Act 2002: changes to the turnover and share of supply tests for mergers. Guidance 2020. 39p.
Written Ministerial Statement 22/06/2020
Letter dated 30/06/2020 from Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, to Lord Bassam of Brighton, regarding what safeguards they have in place to ensure that predicted grades replacing A-level exams this year are awarded fairly and whether an appeals system will be introduced. 3p.
House of Lords Written Question HL5452, 2019-21
Letter dated 30/06/2020 from Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, to Afzal Khan MP, regarding what steps his Department has taken to ensure that unconscious bias against BAME students in not a factor in predictive GCSE and A Level grades in 2020 exams. 3p.
House of Commons Written Question 59882, 2019-21
Letter dated 17/06/2020 from Lord Callanan to Lord Hope of Craigshead regarding an amendment to the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill that directors be required to file a list of known creditors with the court to obtain a moratorium. 2p.
House of Lords Debate 16/06/2020
Letter dated 19/06/2020 from Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist to Lord Stevenson of Balmacara regarding how the measures of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill will apply to charities, social enterprises and credit unions, following points raised at committee stage. 2p.
Corporate Author: Whips' Office
Letter dated 29/05/2020 from Lord Callanan to Mike Sargeant, Chair of the Pre-Pack Pool Oversight Group, regarding regulation of pre-pack sales and the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill (Letter mentioned at committee stage). 2p.
House of Lords Debate 17/06/2020
Letter dated 18/06/2020 from Rishi Sunak MP to Andrew Bailey, Governor, the Bank of England, regarding CPI inflation. 2p.
Letter dated 18/06/2020 from Lord Agnew to Lord Eatwell regarding points raised in the Covid-19: economy debate: disadvantage faced by BAME applicants in accessing government support schemes, funding for local authorities, reopening the economy, caravan parks, sector specific support, youth employment, education and childcare, support for disadvantaged pupils, online learning, the apprenticeship levy, and green recovery. 4p.
Letter dated 18/06/2020 from Earl Howe to Lord Wallace of Tankerness and Lord Howarth of Newport regarding questions raised in the committee stage of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill: retrospection in the Bill: restriction of winding-up petitions. 1p.
Letter dated 18/06/2020 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Lord Collins of Highbury regarding a clarification on UK participation at Media Freedom events. 1p.
House of Lords Oral Question 08/06/2020
Letter dated 18/06/2020 from Baroness Stedman-Scott to Lord Whitty regarding free school meal vouchers during the summer holiday. 1p.
House of Lords Oral Question 15/06/2020
Letter dated 17/06/2020 from Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist to Members regarding issues raised at the committee stage of the Corporate Insolvency and Governence Bill: Group 9 amendments. 3p.
Letter dated 17/06/2020 from Jesse Norman MP to Siobhain McDonagh MP and Andrew Rosindell MP regarding the Finance Bill: Clause 36 in Public Bill Committee: guidance on top slicing tax relief on life insurance policy gains. 1p.
Public Bill Committee 09/06/2020
Letter dated 17/06/2020 from Kemi Badenoch to Wes Streeting MP regarding issues raised at the Finance Bill Public Bill Committee on Clause 82: the measurement of carbon dioxide for Vehicle Excise Duty. 2p.
Letter dated 17/06/2020 from Kemi Badenoch MP to Alison Thewliss MP, Wes Streeting MP, and Stephen Flynn MP regarding the Finance Bill Public Bill Committee: Clause 79 (Post duty point dilution of wine/made-wine) and alcohol duty generally: public health implications. 2p.
Letter dated 17/06/2020 from Kemi Badenoch MP to Wes Streeting MP regarding the Finance Bill Public Bill Committee, Clause 89-90, the effectiveness of the Climate Change Levy and plans for implementing a green gas levy. 2p.
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