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Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL] – Analysis on the application of Standing Order No. 83L of the Standing Orders of the House of
Commons relating to Public Business [English Votes for English Laws] in respect of Government amendments tabled for Commons consideration of Lords amendments. 3p.
Corporate Author: Department of Health and Social Care
Rough sleeping initiative: funding allocations for 2019/20 by local authority. 6p.
Corporate Author: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Letter dated 25/03/2019 from Lord Young of Cookham to Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town regarding questions raised during the Public Procurement (Electronic Invoices etc.) Regulations 2019 debate: the instrument in the event of 'no-deal', the e-invoicing standard, Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) funding, and the Cabinet's Office's record of prompt payment. 2p.
HL Debate 14/03/2019
Corporate Author: Whips' Office
I. Letter dated 22/03/2019 from Steve Barclay MP to Hilary Benn MP regarding the agreement of the Government of the United Kingdom to the extension of the period under Article 50(3), and to the draft European Council Decision taken in agreement with the United Kingdom. 2p. II. Letter dated 22/02/2019 from Tim Barrow, Permanent Representative to the EU, to Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, confirming the agreement of the Government of the United Kingdom to the extension of the period under Article 50(3). 1p. III. European Council decision taken in agreement with the United Kingdom, extending the period under Article 50(3)Treaty on European Union. 7p.
Corporate Author: European Council, Department for Exiting the European Union
I. Letter dated 22/03/2019 from Jeremy Wright MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding guidance from the DCMS relating to future funding in the event of a 'No-Deal' Brexit. 1p. II. Technical notice: Delivery of the HMG Guarantee for Creative Europe, Europe for Citizens,and Connecting Europe Facility in Telecoms. 4p.
Corporate Author: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Public Bodies 2018-19. Incl. annexes. 44p.
Corporate Author: Cabinet Office
I. Letter dated 22/03/2019 from Chloe Smith MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding 2 documents for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. List of Ministers' interests, March 2019. 47p. II. Report by the Independent Adviser on Ministers' Interests. 2p.
Offensive Weapons Bill: memorandum on the application of standing order 83O of the Standing Orders of the House of Commons [English votes for English laws] in respect of the Lords amendments to the Bill. 7p.
Corporate Author: Home Office
Letter dated 21/03/2019 from Chris Heaton-Harris MP to Hilary Benn MP and others regarding further information on the list of international agreements which are transitioning for Exit day. Incl. appendix. 2p.
Corporate Author: Department for Exiting the European Union
I. Letter dated 21/03/2019 from Victoria Atkins MP to Yvette Cooper MP regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Independent Review of the Modern Slavery Act. Third interim report:
independent child trafficking advocates. Incl. annexes. 40p.
I. Letter dated 21/03/2019 from Sajid Javid MP to Yvette Cooper MP regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Independent Review of the Modern Slavery Act.
Fourth interim report: legal application of the Modern Slavery Act. Incl. annexes. 54p.
I. Letter dated 21/03/2019 from John Glen MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding documents containing information on the Bank of England and Financial Conduct Authority's preparations for a scenario where the UK leaves the EU without a deal. 2p. II. Policy statements, statutory instruments and regulatory directions concerning the proposed use of the Temporary Transitional Power and proposed 'deficiency fixes' to onshored EU binding technical standards and regulator rules. 25 docs. III. Letter dated 12/02/2019 from John Glen MP to Anneliese Dodds MP regarding Financial Services EU exit legislation for a no-deal scenario: proposal for a temporary transitional power to be delegated to UK regulators. 5p.
Corporate Author: Treasury
I. Letter dated 20/03/2019 from Theresa May MP to Hilary Benn MP and others regarding a letter for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Letter dated 20/03/19 from Theresa May MP to Donald Tusk,President of the European Council, requesting an extension to the Article 50 period until 30 June 2019. 2p.
Corporate Author: Prime Minister
I. Letter dated 20/03/2019 from Justin Tomlinson MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding the revised document below for deposit in the Libraries. 1p. II. Proposed benefit and pension rates 2019/2020 [Revised - corrected version of table originally deposited DEP2018-1159]. 14p.
Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions
Guidance and criteria for local authorities seeking to establish new special or alternative provision free schools. Incl. annexes. 28p.
Corporate Author: Department for Education
Letter dated 20/03/2019 from Baroness Barran to Peers regarding issues raised during the debate on the Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team. 3p.
HL Debate 28/02/2019
Future of mobility: urban strategy: moving Britain ahead. 78p.
Corporate Author: Department for Transport
Letter dated 19/03/2019 from Amanda Spielman, Her Majesty's Chief Inspector, to Matthew Pennycook MP regarding monitoring inspection of the John Roan secondary school. 1p.
Corporate Author: Ofsted
I. Letter dated 14/03/2019 from Penny Mordaunt MP to Maria Miller MP regarding the risk of criminal liability for medical professionals referring patients to the travel scheme that provides funding for abortion services in England for women from Northern Ireland. 3p. II. & III. Enclosures: correspondence between Amnesty International Campaign Manager Grainne Teggart and Director of Public Prosecutions Barra McGrory QC. 4p.
Corporate Author: Government Equalities Office, Northern Ireland Department of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Amnesty International
I. Terms of reference - PIDR [personal injury discount rate] first review Treasury (sets out the terms and content of the Lord Chancellor's statutory consultation). 4p. II. Terms of reference - PIDR first review Government Actuary. 6p.
Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice
Letter dated 18/03/2019 from Earl Howe to Lord Lucas regarding a point raised at report stage of the Offensive Weapons Bill: prohibition of rifles with a chamber from which empty cases are extracted using energy from propellant gas or energy imparted to a spring or other energy storage device by propellant gas. 1p.
HL Debate 04/03/2019
Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence
Letter dated 18/03/2019 from Baroness Vere of Norbiton to Baroness Jones of Whitchurch regarding issues raised in the Organic Production and Control (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 and Organic Production (Control of Imports) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 debate. 1p.
HL Debate 13/03/2019
Letter dated 18/03/2019 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Ponsonby and others regarding the Third Reading of the Offensive Weapons Bill: ensuring the views of Youth Offending teams are available to the Courts. 2p.
Letter dated 18/03/2019 from Baroness Vere of Norbiton to Lord Teverson regarding an issue raised during the debate on the Detergents (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 and the Detergents (Safeguarding) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019: whether detergents are subject to the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) Regulation. Incl. annex. 2p.
Letter dated 18/03/2019 from Lucy Frazer MP to Robert Neill MP regarding the Ministry of Justice review into the abuses of power in sexual relationships. 1p.
I. Table showing number of incidents of crime in England and Wales and the year on year percentage change, by offence type, year ending March 2009 to March 20181. 8p. II. Letter dated 15/03/2019 from John Pullinger to Steve McCabe MP regarding analysis of Crime Survey statistics. 1p.
UK SFA [Service Family Accommodation] Void Reduction Plan. 1p.
Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence, Defence Infrastructure Organisation
I. Letter dated 18/03/2019 from Stuart Andrew MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk. 1p II. The Defence Equipment Plan 2018. Financial Summary. Version 3 published 18 March 2019. 37p.
Letter dated 18/03/2019 from Baroness Fairhead to Lord Stevenson of Balmacara and others regarding Government amendments which have been tabled for the Third Reading of the Trade Bill. 2p.
Corporate Author: Department for International Trade
Letter dated 15/03/2019 from Baroness Vere of Norbiton to Lord Teverson regarding smart meter rollout, in answer to a question in the debate on the closure of the Feed-in Tariffs scheme on 04/03/2019. 1p.
Letter dated 15/03/2019 from Baroness Fairhead to Lord Boswell of Aynho and others regarding issues raised during the debate on the Agreement Establishing an Economic Partnership Agreement between the Eastern and Southern Africa States and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: progress in the continuity programme, short-form treaty text, scrutiny of future changes to trade agreements, engagement with devolved administrations. 4p.
I. Letter dated 15/03/2019 from Nadhim Zahawi MP to Lord Forsyth of Drumlean regarding the publication of advice to help local authority children's services prepare for a ‘no deal’ scenario. 1p. II. EU exit: preparations for local authority children’s services in England in the event the UK leaves the EU without a deal. 6p.
I. Letter dated 14/03/2019 from Steve Barclay MP to Hilary Benn MP and others regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. EU Exit: parameters of extending Article 50. 2p.
I. Letter dated 14/03/2019 from Attorney General Geoffrey Cox MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding the CPS Framework agreement for deposit. 1p. II. Framework agreement between the Law Officers and the Director of Public Prosecutions. 13p.
Corporate Author: Attorney General
Letter dated 14/03/2019 from Baroness Barran to Lords regarding issues raised during the debate on improving immigration procedures in the UK: the EU Settlement Scheme, international students, review of the Immigration Rules, faith literacy in the Home Office, and the 2020 Lambeth conference. 5p.
HL Debate 14/02/2019
Letter dated 14/03/2019 from Baroness Manzoor to Baroness Brinton regarding issues raised during the report stage of the Healthcare (International Arrangements) Bill: reciprocal healthcare arrangements with Australia, New Zealand and the EU. 1p.
HL Debate 12/03/2019
Letter dated 14/03/2019 from Caroline Nokes MP to Yvette Cooper MP regarding the EU Settlement Scheme: clarification of scope in respect of overseas applications based on previous residence in the UK. 2p.
Letter dated 14/03/2019 from Mark Lancaster MP to Martin Docherty-Hughes MP regarding issues raised in the Carrier Strike Strategy debate: procurement of aircraft carriers. 1p.
HC Debate 28/02/2019
Corporate Author: Minstry of Defence
Letter dated 14/03/2019 from Mark Lancaster MP to Gerald Jones MP regarding issues raised in the Carrier Strike Strategy debate: armed forces personnel statistics, littoral strike ships, and development of equipment by UK-based industries. 2p.
Letter dated 14/03/2019 from Lord Bates to Lord Tunnicliffe regarding issues raised in the Public Record, Disclosure of Information and Co-operation (Financial Services) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 debate: removal of obligations on UK regulators to seek consent of European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) and EEA regulatory authorities for onward disclosure of information, confidential information, and EU 'exit day'. 3p.
HL Debate 18/02/2019
Letter dated 14/03/2019 from Lord Bates to Lord Tunnicliffe regarding a question raised during the Financial Services (Gibraltar) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 and Gibraltar (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 debate: clarification on whether the Gibraltar EU Exit Statutory Instruments will be needed during an implementation period if there is a deal. 1p.
HL Debate 05/03/2019
Letter dated 14/03/2019 from Caroline Nokes MP to David Amess MP and Graham Stringer MP regarding a correction to a reference made during the Committee Stage of the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination Bill regarding the number of responses to surveys on the Right to Rent scheme l. 1p.
HC Debate 05/03/2019
Letter dated 14/03/2019 from Lord Bates to Baroness McIntosh of Pickering regarding an issue raised during the debate on the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019:the continuity of cross border financial services contracts, including uncleared derivatives and cross-border data transfers. 2p.
Letter dated 14/03/2019 from Earl Howe to Lord Craig of Radley regarding issues raised in the Armed Forces Act (Continuation Order) debate concerning RAF pilots of REAPER Remotely Piloted Air System (RPAS): legal issues in the event of a civilian fatality, and protection of pilots’ mental health. 1p.
HL Debate 20/02/2019
Letter dated 13/03/2019 from Baroness Goldie to Lord Tugendhat regarding a question concerning representations the UK has made to Muslim countries, raised during a question on freedom of religion and belief in China.1p.
HL Debate 25/02/2019
Letter dated 13/03/2019 from Lord Young of Cookham to Baroness Kramer regarding issues raised in the Uncertificated Securities (Amendment and EU Exit) Regulations 2019 debate: the significance of regulating central counterparties (CCPs). 2p.
I. Letter dated 13/03/2019 from Karen Bradley MP to the Deposited Papers Clerks. 1p. II. Department for Communities. Departmental response to recommendations in the Northern Ireland Audit Office’s Report: Welfare reforms in Northern Ireland. 8p.
HC Debate 13/11/2017, DEP2019-0143
Corporate Author: Northern Ireland Office
Letter dated 12/03/2019 from the Attorney General, Geoffrey Cox QC MP to the Prime Minister, Theresa May MP regarding Legal Opinion on the Joint Instrument and Unilateral Declaration concerning the Withdrawal Agreement. 3p.
British Council tailored review 2019. Incl. annexes. 92p.
Corporate Author: Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Letter dated 12/03/2019 from Victoria Atkins MP to David Hanson MP regarding strengthening the response to violence and abuse toward shop workers. 2p.
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