Deposited papers

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DEP2019-0762
18-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Prime Minister 

The Principles relating to the detention and interviewing of detainees overseas and the passing and receipt of intelligence relating to detainees. Incl. annexes. 16p.

WMS

Corporate Author: HM Government

DEP2019-0769
18-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Foreign and Commonwealth Office 

British Council annual report and accounts 2018-19. 136p.

WMS

Corporate Author: British Council

DEP2019-0771
18-07-2019 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 18/07/2019 from Viscount Younger of Leckie to colleagues regarding issues raised during the debate on the apprenticeship levy and opportunities for young people: MBA and management apprenticeships, functional skills qualifications, rural areas, UCAS style portal, apprenticeship quality . 3p.

HL Debate 04/07/2019

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2019-0773
18-07-2019 Commons  Department for Exiting the European Union 

Letter dated 18/07/2019 from James Cleverly MP to Hilary Benn MP and others regarding an update on the ongoing work to transition existing EU-third country international agreements. Incl. list which sets out the recent progress that has been made to transition agreements 4p.

Corporate Author: Department for Exiting the European Union

DEP2019-0757
17-07-2019 Lords  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 

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

DEP2019-0764
17-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government 

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.

WMS

Corporate Author: Grenfell Recovery Taskforce

DEP2019-0765
17-07-2019 Commons  Department for Exiting the European Union 

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

DEP2019-0766
17-07-2019 Lords  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 

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.

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

DEP2019-0767
17-07-2019 Lords  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 

Letter dated 17/07/2019 from Lord Ashton of Hyde to Lord Stevenson of Balmacara regarding the passing of tickets to family and friends, as discussed during the Committee Stage of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill. 2p.

HL Debate 09/07/2019

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

DEP2019-0754
16-07-2019 Lords  Department for Education 

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

DEP2019-0755
16-07-2019 Commons  Cabinet Office 

Table showing civil service employment by region and responsibility level, as at 31 Mar, 2016 to 2018.

PQ 275692

DEP2019-0763
16-07-2019 Lords  Department for Work and Pensions 

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

DEP2019-0758
16-07-2019 Commons  Home Office 

I. Letter dated 16/07/2019 from Caroline Nokes MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a letter for deposit in the House Libraries. 1p. II. Letter dated 18/06/2019 from Caroline Nokes MP and Nadhim Zahawi MP to Robert Halfon MP and Yvette Cooper MP, regarding progress on commitments in the Safeguarding Strategy for unaccompanied asylum seeking and refugee children. 6p.

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2019-0748
15-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Ministry of Justice 

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.

WMS

Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice

DEP2019-0749
15-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Ministry of Defence 

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.

WMS

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2019-0750
15-07-2019 Lords  Treasury 

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.

WMS

Corporate Author: Treasury

DEP2019-0751
15-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Home Office 

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.

WMS

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2019-0752
15-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Home Office 

Compliance improvement review. 9p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2019-0753
15-07-2019 Lords  Cabinet Office 

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

DEP2019-0756
15-07-2019 Commons  Cabinet 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

DEP2019-0742
11-07-2019 Commons  Department for Transport 

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.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2019-0744
11-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Home Office 

Letter dated 08/07/2019 from Wendy Williams, Windrush Lessons Learned Review, Independent Adviser, to Sajid Javid MP regarding the review. 1p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Windrush Lessons Learned Review

DEP2019-0761
11-07-2019 Commons  Department for International Trade 

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

DEP2019-0760
11-07-2019 Commons  Home Office 

I. Letter dated 11/07/19 from Sajid Javid MP and Philip Hammond MP to Nicky Morgan MP and Yvette Cooper MP regarding publication of the Economic Crime Plan. 2p. II. Economic crime plan: 2019-22. Incl. annexes. 76p.

Corporate Author: HM Government, Home Office, Treasury, UK Finance

DEP2019-0774
11-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Department for International Development 

Department for International Development (DFID) annual procurement and commercial report: financial year 2018/19. Incl. annex. 38p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for International Development

DEP2019-0739
10-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Government Equalities Office 

Implementing opposite-sex civil partnerships: next steps. Incl. Consultation on civil partnerships: the future of conversion rights. 37p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Government Equalities Office

DEP2019-0741
10-07-2019 Commons  Home 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

DEP2019-0740
10-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government 

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.

WMS

DEP2019-0770
10-07-2019 Commons  Northern Ireland Office 

I. Letter dated 10/07/2019 from Karen Bradley MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Northern Ireland Audit Office annual report and accounts 2018-19. 96p.

Corporate Author: Northern Ireland Office, Northern Ireland Audit Office

DEP2019-0735
09-07-2019 Lords  Northern Ireland Office 

Job description for the position of Director General, Northern Ireland Office.

HL16831

DEP2019-0738
09-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Home Office 

I. UK Government response to the Independent Review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. Incl. annex. 33p. II. Transparency in supply chains consultation. 21p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2019-0720
09-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government 

Creating space for beauty. The Interim Report of the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission. 147p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission

DEP2019-0727
08-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 

Call for evidence on flooding and coastal erosion policy. 20p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

DEP2019-0732
08-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Department for Transport 

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.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2019-0731
08-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Foreign and Commonwealth Office 

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.

WMS

DEP2019-0734
08-07-2019 Lords  Cabinet Office 

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.

HL Debate 27/06/2019

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2019-0733
08-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Department for Work and Pensions 

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

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions

DEP2019-0768
08-07-2019 Lords  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 

Letter dated 18/07/2019 from Lord Ashton of Hyde to Lord Scriven regarding the percentage of revenue that comes into the National Lottery from those aged 16 and 17, as discussed following the statement on lotteries regulation. Incl. link to Consultation on the minimum age for playing National Lottery games and Impact Assessment. 1p.

HL Debate 16/07/2019

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

DEP2019-0723
05-07-2019 Commons  Northern Ireland Office 

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

DEP2019-0736
05-07-2019 Commons  Department for Education 

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.

PQ 269599

Corporate Author: Department for Education, Ministry of Justice, Department of Health and Social Care

DEP2019-0724
04-07-2019 Commons  Treasury 

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.

Corporate Author: Treasury

DEP2019-0725
04-07-2019 Commons  Department for Exiting the European Union 

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.

PQ 271617

Corporate Author: Department for Education, Home Office, Department for Exiting the European Union

DEP2019-0728
04-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Report on implementation. Statutory report on the Objectives of the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013. 27p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2019-0737
04-07-2019 Commons  Department for International Development 

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

DEP2019-0747
04-07-2019 Lords  Department for Education 

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.

HL Oral Question 24/06/2019

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2019-0722
03-07-2019 Lords  Cabinet Office 

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

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2019-0718
02-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Green finance strategy: transforming finance for a greener future. Incl. annexes. 43p.

WMS

Corporate Author: HM Government

DEP2019-0717
01-07-2019 Lords  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 

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

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

DEP2019-0713
01-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Industrial Strategy: Tourism sector deal: building a world-class experience economy. 31p.

WMS

Corporate Author: HM Government

DEP2019-0714
01-07-2019 Commons, Lords  Department for Transport 

Maritime safety action plan: maritime safety matters: moving Britain ahead. 64p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Commissioners of Irish Lights, Marine Accident Investigation Branch, Department for Transport, Maritime and Coastguard Agency, Northern Lighthouse Board, Trinity House

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