Deposited papers

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DEP2018-1139
20-11-2018 Commons  Cabinet Office 

I. Letter dated 2/11/2018 from John Pullinger, National Statistician, UK Statistics Authority, to Vicky Foxcroft MP, regarding information on the fertility and infant mortality rate in England, London and the London Borough of Lewisham. 1p. II. Tables showing i) the General Fertility Rate (GFR) in England, London and London Borough of Lewisham and ii) the infant mortality rate in England, London and London Borough of Lewisham, 2008- 2017. 2p.

PQ 186401

Corporate Author: UK Statistics Authority

DEP2018-1147
20-11-2018 Commons  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 

Centre for data ethics and innovation: Government response to consultation. Incl. annexes. 21p.

Commitment to deposit in document (Page 4)

Corporate Author: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

DEP2018-1148
20-11-2018 Lords  Home Office 

Letter dated 20/11/2018 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Paddick regarding the Counter-terrorism and Border Security Bill, Clause 16, following a debate at committee stage: the effect of a new paragraph of Schedule 7 on the Terrorism Act 2000. 2p.

HL Debate 12/11/2018

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2018-1144
19-11-2018 Commons  Treasury 

Letter dated 19/11/2018 from Philip Hammond MP to Nicky Morgan MP regarding Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs). 2p.

Corporate Author: Treasury

DEP2018-1141
19-11-2018 Lords  Department for Work and Pensions 

Letter dated 19/11/2018 from Baroness Buscombe to Baroness Sherlock and others regarding issues raised following the Statement on Universal Credit: transferring data on existing benefits, pre-populating claimant data, the delay to the rollout. 3p.

HL Oral Statement 05/11/2018

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions

DEP2018-1142
19-11-2018 Lords  Department for Work and Pensions 

Letter dated 19/11/2018 from Baroness Buscombe to Lord Kirkwood and others regarding issues raised after the Oral Statement on Universal Credit: the change in the minimum period for a claim to be made. 2p.

HL Oral Statement 05/11/2018

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions

DEP2018-1143
19-11-2018 Lords  Department for Work and Pensions 

Letter dated 19/11/2018 from Baroness Buscombe to Lord McKenzie and others regarding issues raised after the Oral Statement on Universal Credit: the availability of home visits for help with claims. 2p.

HL Oral Statement 05/11/2018

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions

DEP2018-1145
19-11-2018 Commons, Lords  Department for Education 

Biography of Dame Shirley Pearce DBE who will lead the Teaching Excellence Framework Independent Review. 1p.

WMS

DEP2018-1136
16-11-2018 Commons  Treasury 

Letter dated 16/11/2018 from Robert Jenrick MP to Lindsay Hoyle MP regarding Finance (No.3) Bill 2017-19: Clause 89 (Minor Amendments in Consequence of EU Withdrawal). 4p.

Corporate Author: Treasury

DEP2018-1146
16-11-2018 Commons  Department for International Development 

I. Letter dated 16/11/2018 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Maria Miller MP and Harriet Harman MP regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Tailored review of the Equality and Human Rights Commission. Incl. annexes. 46p.

Corporate Author: Government Equalities Office

DEP2018-1122
16-11-2018 Commons  Treasury 

I. Letter dated 16/11/2018 from Peter Jenrick MP to Peter Dowd MP regarding Government amendments to the Finance (No. 3) Bill. 1p. II. Amendments 16 and 17 to Clause 71: Remote gaming duty: rate. 1p.

Corporate Author: Treasury

DEP2018-1123
15-11-2018 Commons  Cabinet Office 

I. Letter dated 15/11/2018 from David Lidington MP to William Cash MP and others regarding 5 documents for deposit in the House Library. 1p. II. Draft 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. annexes. 585p. III. Outline of the political declaration setting out the framework for the future relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom. 7p. IV. State of play of the negotiations under Article 50 TEU on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. 2p. V. Explainer for the agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union. 56p. VI. Technical explanatory note: Articles 6-8 of the Protocol on Northern Ireland. 2p.

Corporate Author: Cabinet Office

DEP2018-1129
15-11-2018 Commons, Lords  Cabinet Office 

The Prosperity Fund: annual report 2017/18. 24p.

WMS

Corporate Author: HM Government

DEP2018-1132
15-11-2018 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 15/11/2018 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord Browne of Ladyton regarding the implications of US report 'Weapon system cybersecurity', as raised during the cyber threats debate. 1p.

HL Debate 18/10/2018

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2018-1133
15-11-2018 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 15/11/2018 from Lord Young of Cookham to Viscount Waverley regarding the establishment of NATO's new cyber operations centre, as raised during the cyber threats debate. 1p.

HL Debate 18/10/2018

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2018-1138
15-11-2018 Lords  Home Office 

Letter dated 15/11/2018 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Baroness Hamwee and others regarding issues raised during the Committee Stage of the Counter-terrorism and Border Security Bill: the distinction between "emerging" and "future" hostile activity as referenced in the draft Schedule 3 Code of Practice. 1p.

HL Debate 12/11/2018

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2018-1140
15-11-2018 Commons  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 15/11/2018 from David Lidington MP to the Speaker regarding a correction to the use of the word "compensation" as used in the response to questions about the Infected Blood Inquiry. 1p.

HC Oral Questions 14/11/2018

Corporate Author: Cabinet Office

DEP2018-1127
14-11-2018 Commons  Department for Work and Pensions 

I. Letter dated 14/11/2018 from Sarah Newton MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Framework document between Department for Work and Pensions and Office for Nuclear Regulation. Incl. appendix. 32p.

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions, Office for Nuclear Regulation

DEP2018-1131
14-11-2018 Commons  Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government 

Letter dated 14/11/2018 from Heather Wheeler MP to Jim Cunningham MP regarding homelessness in Coventry. 2p.

Corporate Author: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

DEP2018-1134
14-11-2018 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 14/11/2018 from Baroness Goldie to Baroness Northover regarding the Extradition Treaty: UK and the State of Kuwait debate. 2p.

HL Debate 30/10/2018

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2018-1135
14-11-2018 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 14/11/2018 from Baroness Goldie to Lord Collins of Highbury regarding protections for the human rights of people with LGBT status in the context of extradition, as raised during the Extradition Treaty: UK and the State of Kuwait debate. 2p.

HL Debate 30/10/2018

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2018-1121
13-11-2018 Lords  Department for Exiting the European Union 

Letter dated 13/11/2018 from Lord Callanan to Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town regarding Government engagement with consumer bodies attaching a list of ministerial engagements with consumer bodies. 6p.

Corporate Author: Department for Exiting the European Union

DEP2018-1120
13-11-2018 Commons, Lords  Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government 

Letter dated 13/11/2018 from Linda Steele, Her Majesty's Inspector, Ofsted, to Theresa Grant, Chief Executive, Northamptonshire County Council, regarding the focused visit to Northamptonshire local authority children’s services. 5p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Ofsted

DEP2018-1125
13-11-2018 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 13/11/2018 from Baroness Vere of Norbiton to Lord Beecham and others regarding the Government's Education and Employment Strategy for Adult Prisoners. 1p.

HL Oral Question 5/11/2018

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2018-1126
13-11-2018 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 13/11/2018 from Baroness Vere of Norbiton to Lord Ramsbotham and others regarding the Prosper website 1p.

HL Oral Question 5/11/2018

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2018-1112
12-11-2018 Commons  Home Office 

I. Asylum accommodation and support: schedule 2. Statement of requirements. Incl. annexes. 117p. II. Advice, issue reporting and eligibility support: schedule 2. Statement of requirements. 106p.

PQ 184991

DEP2018-1115
12-11-2018 Lords  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 12/11/2018 from Earl Howe to Lord Rosser and others regarding how the burden of proof in relation to the reasonable excuse defence under clause 4 of the Counter-terrorism and Border Security Bill will operate and how clause 4 will interact with section 118 of the Terrorism Act 2000, as discussed at Committee Stage 2p.

HL Debate 29/10/2018

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2018-1116
12-11-2018 Lords  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 12/11/2018 from Earl Howe to Lord Stunell regarding issues raised during the Committee Stage of the Counter-terrorism and Border Security Bill: designated area offences and the Spanish Civil War. 2p.

HL Debate 29/10/2018

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2018-1117
12-11-2018 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 12/11/2018 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord Adonis regarding issues raised during the Second Reading of the Duchy of Cornwall Bill: the amount of tax paid by the Prince of wales, the increase in the Sovereign Grant. 2p.

HL Debate 26/10/2018

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2018-1118
12-11-2018 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 12/12/2018 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord Berkeley regarding the right to enfranchisement raised in the debate on the Duchy of Cornwall Private Members Bill. 2p.

HL Debate 26/10/2018

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2018-1119
12-11-2018 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 12/12/2018 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord Fox regarding departmental responsibilities for skills and government plans in relation to the NIS Directive (EU Directive on the security of network and information systems), as raised in the cyber threats debate. 3p.

HL Debate 18/10/2018

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2018-1124
12-11-2018 Commons  Home Office 

I. Letter dated 12/11/2018 from Sajid Javid MP to Yvette Cooper MP regarding issues relating to the Windrush generation: review of historical removals and detentions, the compliant environment, the compensation scheme, assisting undocumented children to regularise their status. 1p. II. Monthly update to the Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC) on the work of the Home Office in relation to Windrush. 12p.

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2018-1130
12-11-2018 Lords  Department for Education 

Letter dated 15/11/2018 from Gerry Berragan, Chief Executive Officer, to Lord Storey regarding the Early Years apprenticeship standards. 2p.

HL PQ 11099

Corporate Author: Institute for Apprenticeships

DEP2018-1111
11-11-2018 Lords  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 11/11/2018 from Earl Howe to Baroness Hamwee regarding the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: designated area offence - question raised during committee stage. 2p.

HL Debate 29/10/2018

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2018-1114
09-11-2018 Lords  Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 

I. Letter dated 09/11/2018 from Lord Gardiner of Kimble to Lord de Mauley and Lord Carrington regarding whether an item with detachable ivory elements falls under the de minimis exemption in the Ivory Bill and the assessment of the ivory content of items (particularly items containing integral voids) for the purpose of the de minimis criteria. 2p. II. Letter dated 29/10/2018 from Lord de Mauley and Lord Carrington of Fulham to Lord Gardiner of Kimble regarding the definition of the term "integral" 2p. III. Letter dated 31/10/2018 from Lord de Mauley to Lord Gardiner of Kimble regarding voids in objects that incorporate ivory and how they should be dealt with when assessing the de minimis proportion of ivory. 1p.

Corporate Author: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

DEP2018-1105
07-11-2018 Commons, Lords  Cabinet Office 

I. Letter dated 7/11/2018 from David Lidington MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Fortieth Annual Report on Senior Salaries 2018: Report No. 89. Incl. appendices. 137p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Cabinet Office, Senior Salaries Review Body

DEP2018-1106
07-11-2018 Lords  Department for Education 

Letter dated 7/11/2018 from Lord Agnew to Lord Watson and Lord Black regarding the Music and Dance Scheme, as discussed during the debate on music education in schools. 2p.

HL Debate 18/10/2018

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2018-1096
06-11-2018 Commons  Department for Transport 

I. Letter dated 6/11/2018 from Chris Grayling MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. East West Railway Company: framework document. Incl. appendix. 28p.

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2018-1099
06-11-2018 Commons, Lords  Department for Work and Pensions 

Delivering collective defined contribution pension schemes: public consultation. 53p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions

DEP2018-1090
06-11-2018 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 6/11/2018 from Baroness Manzoor to Baroness Hamwee regarding an issue raised during the debate on the Data Retention and Acquisition Regulations 2018: the use of communications data in the protection of citizens from crime and terrorism. 1p.

HL Debate 30/10/2018

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2018-1102
06-11-2018 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 6/11/2018 from Baroness Vere of Norbiton to the Bishop of Gloucester regarding the identification of children of prisoners as a specific cohort and what the Government is doing to ensure they receive the necessary support. 3p.

HL Oral Question 30/10/2018

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2018-1097
05-11-2018 Commons  House of Commons Commission 

Letter dated 23/03/2018 from David Natzler to the Chief Executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission regarding Newsnight report into bullying and harassment of House of Commons staff. 2p.

PQ 185545

Corporate Author: Clerk of the House

DEP2018-1087
05-11-2018 Commons, Lords  Department of Health and Social Care 

Prevention is better than cure: our vision to help you live well for longer. 39p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department of Health and Social Care

DEP2018-1089
05-11-2018 Commons, Lords  Ministry of Defence 

The Defence Equipment Plan 2018: financial summary. 37p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2018-1094
05-11-2018 Commons  Department for Work and Pensions 

I. Letter dated 5/11/2018 from Alok Sharma MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House Library. 1p. II. Transcripts (2 versions) of Universal Credit radio advert. 2p.

PQ 185039

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions

DEP2018-1100
05-11-2018 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 15/11/2018 from Stuart Andrew MP to Nia Griffith MP regarding how many days each Type 23 frigate has spent at sea in each year since they came into service. 2p.

PQ 176120

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2018-1095
05-11-2018 Commons  Wales Office 

Letter dated 26/04/2018 from Mark Drakeford AM/AC to Elizabeth Truss MP regarding a request to increase borrowing capacity for the proposed M4 relief road project around Newport. 2p.

PQ 185563

Corporate Author: Welsh Government

DEP2018-1098
05-11-2018 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 5/11/2018 from Viscount Younger of Leckie to Lord Bragg and others regarding issues raised during the debate on the impact on the arts of the UK's withdrawal from the European Union. 3p.

HL Debate 11/10/2018

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2018-1107
05-11-2018 Commons  Department for Education 

I. Letter dated 5/11/2018 from Damian Hinds MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding 2 documents for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Making data work: report of the Teacher Workload Advisory Group. Incl. annexes. 26p. III. Government response to the Workload Advisory Group report ‘Making Data Work' 8p.

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2018-1093
04-11-2018 Commons  Home Office 

I. Letter dated 04/11/2018 from Sajid Javid MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding letter for deposit in the Library following a Lords question on 18/10/2018 concerning historical allegations. 1p. II. Letter dated 10/10/2018 from Sajid Javid MP to Lord Armstrong of Ilminster regarding Operation Conifer. 2p.

HL Oral Questions 18/10/2018

Corporate Author: Home Office

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