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Commons Chamber
Elections Bill - Mon 17 Jan 2022
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: Eleanor Laing (CON - Epping Forest) Vehicle Licensing Agency;(c) the National Health Service;(d) NHS Scotland;(e) all types of state funded schools - Speech Link
2: Wera Hobhouse (LDEM - Bath) The Government themselves say time and again that EU citizens make such a contribution to the UK. - Speech Link
3: Kemi Badenoch (CON - Saffron Walden) We had multiple discussions on EU citizenship when we debated Brexit legislation. - Speech Link
4: Florence Eshalomi (LAB - Vauxhall) constituents, especially young voters, is their wish to participate in our democracy, and when I visit schools - Speech Link
5: Chris Clarkson (CON - Heywood and Middleton) No EU state allows British citizens to vote in its parliamentary elections. - Speech Link
6: None By passing the Bill, we are bringing our elections in line with those in countries such as France and - Speech Link
7: Lloyd Russell-Moyle (LAB - Brighton, Kemptown) that under-18s should have a say in the future of their life and have democratic participation in the countries - Speech Link
8: Richard Holden (CON - North West Durham) I do not think it says that they should have the vote in those countries, actually. - Speech Link
9: Tom Randall (CON - Gedling) We discussed a number of points surrounding voter ID, including many examples from abroad—countries such - Speech Link
10: None ), in subsection (1), for “relevant citizens of the Union” substitute “qualifying EU citizens or EU citizens - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Covid-19 Update - Thu 13 Jan 2022
Department of Health and Social Care

Mentions:
1: Sajid Javid (CON - Bromsgrove) policy, we should automatically follow suit and do what it does.We have just taken back control from the EU - Speech Link
2: Sajid Javid (CON - Bromsgrove) When it comes to the rules of other countries for British citizens wishing to travel for holiday, business - Speech Link
3: Sajid Javid (CON - Bromsgrove) weeks, I hope he will agree that, when we reflect on those restrictions and compare them with other countries - Speech Link
4: Holly Lynch (LAB - Halifax) The Secretary of State will be aware that ventilation is becoming a massive challenge in schools, and - Speech Link
5: Sajid Javid (CON - Bromsgrove) Lady raises an important issue: ensuring we do all we can as a Government to work with schools to protect - Speech Link
6: Sajid Javid (CON - Bromsgrove) The university sector and the education sector more broadly, including schools and colleges, rightly - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Afghanistan: Humanitarian Crisis - Wed 12 Jan 2022
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: Vicky Ford (CON - Chelmsford) forefront of efforts to address the situation, working with the UN Security Council, the G20, the G7 and countries - Speech Link
2: Clive Lewis (LAB - Norwich South) convening a conference, as former Prime Minister Gordon Brown is calling for, with the United States, the EU - Speech Link
3: Vicky Ford (CON - Chelmsford) including the Minister for the region, are working closely with world leaders, including in the US, the EU - Speech Link
4: Tom Tugendhat (CON - Tonbridge and Malling) What work is she doing with others in the region, including countries such as Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan - Speech Link
5: Vicky Ford (CON - Chelmsford) Taliban takeover, working with the UN Security Council, the G20 and the G7 and engaging with other countries - Speech Link
6: Vicky Ford (CON - Chelmsford) She asks what we are doing with other countries in the region, including Pakistan. - Speech Link
7: Vicky Ford (CON - Chelmsford) Another £10 million went into neighbouring countries to support new and existing refugees.We are working - Speech Link
8: Vicky Ford (CON - Chelmsford) The schools are due to reopen in March. - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Farming Industry: Support - Tue 11 Jan 2022
No Department present

Mentions:
1: Lord Redesdale (LDEM - Life peer) a Brexit issue, because British agriculture was particularly reliant on the freedom of movement of EU - Speech Link
2: Lord Lilley (CON - Life peer) As well as reducing time-consuming EU regulations, Brexit should mean that British farmers can apply - Speech Link
3: Baroness Boycott (CB - Life peer) Climate policy in Australia is a joke; Australia ranks bottom out of 193 countries. - Speech Link
4: Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist (CON - Life peer) have secured with Australia is the first in a free trade agreement and will help demonstrate that both countries - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Household Energy Bills: VAT - Tue 11 Jan 2022
HM Treasury

Mentions:
1: Simon Clarke (CON - Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland) We have provided nearly £5 billion for schools catch-up and we are rewarding our valued NHS and care - Speech Link
2: Alan Brown (SNP - Kilmarnock and Loudoun) We would be able to do a lot more as an independent country, even in the EU. - Speech Link
3: Sammy Wilson (DUP - East Antrim) He wants to have an independent country that is a member of the EU and subject to EU VAT rules, which - Speech Link
4: Alan Brown (SNP - Kilmarnock and Loudoun) That is wholly inadequate, especially if people still need support in self-isolating.Small independent countries - Speech Link
5: Chris Skidmore (CON - Kingswood) Member for Kilmarnock and Loudoun (Alan Brown), that countries attending COP26 in Glasgow will turn to - Speech Link
6: Fay Jones (CON - Brecon and Radnorshire) Our schools have to close and our council tax is higher because our local authority has been given one - Speech Link
7: Lee Anderson (CON - Ashfield) Ashfield has had no investment at all, but so far under this Government we have had £70 million, two new schools - Speech Link
8: Jack Brereton (CON - Stoke-on-Trent South) is now proposing something that would have been impossible had we remained in the EU. - Speech Link
9: Danny Kruger (CON - Devizes) Other countries have been experimenting with this. - Speech Link
10: Edward Miliband (LAB - Doncaster North) Many countries are facing strains as a result of what has happened to wholesale energy prices, but there - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Russia’s Grand Strategy - Thu 06 Jan 2022
Department for Transport

Mentions:
1: Bernard Jenkin (CON - Harwich and North Essex) Algeria was in a position to increase its supply of gas to EU, depending on the existing pipeline being - Speech Link
2: Bernard Jenkin (CON - Harwich and North Essex) We are outside the EU. - Speech Link
3: John Spellar (LAB - Warley) Most of those countries are members of NATO and of the EU, and some of them are members of both. - Speech Link
4: Tom Tugendhat (CON - Tonbridge and Malling) system is harmed by that corruption, our own property networks are exploited by that corruption, our schools - Speech Link
5: Chris Bryant (LAB - Rhondda) The Spanish Prime Minister once said to me that one problem with the EU maintaining its sanctions regime - Speech Link
6: Tobias Ellwood (CON - Bournemouth East) Such countries have joined both NATO and the EU. - Speech Link
7: John Whittingdale (CON - Maldon) As a result, those countries obtained independence. - Speech Link
8: Chris Heaton-Harris (CON - Daventry) The Foreign Secretary led G7 Foreign Ministers and the High Representative to the EU in a joint statement - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Energy Costs - Thu 06 Jan 2022
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Mentions:
1: Baroness McIntosh of Pickering (CON - Life peer) have on average only 60 days of gas storage as opposed to three months in Germany and other European countries - Speech Link
2: Lord Lilley (CON - Life peer) Government should alleviate by reducing VAT on fuel to zero—as we can now do since we are outside the EU—and - Speech Link
3: Lord Hendy (LAB - Life peer) The Government should look to the real high-wage, high-productivity countries such as those of Scandinavia - Speech Link
4: Lord Sikka (LAB - Life peer) reserves, equivalent to 2% of annual demand, compared with equivalents of between 25% and 37% in major EU - Speech Link
5: Baroness Boycott (CB - Life peer) This already happens, not just in families but in cash-strapped councils and schools, which take bits - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Covid-19 - Thu 06 Jan 2022
Leader of the House

Mentions:
1: Baroness Smith of Basildon (LAB - Life peer) warned that the world is far off track from meeting the WHO goal of vaccinating 70% of people in all countries - Speech Link
2: Lord Newby (LDEM - Life peer) Others, as the noble Baroness said, are making kits which pass EU standards but not our own, and as a - Speech Link
3: Baroness Evans of Bowes Park (CON - Life peer) well be aware that last week, we pledged a further £105 million of UK emergency aid to help vulnerable countries - Speech Link
4: Baroness Blackstone (Labour Independent - Life peer) My Lords, in the period before Christmas, the Government gave a high priority to keeping schools open - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Nationality and Borders Bill
2nd reading - Wed 05 Jan 2022
Home Office

Mentions:
1: Lord Rosser (LAB - Life peer) Across the EU, there were 11 asylum applications for every 10,000 people. - Speech Link
2: Lord Paddick (LDEM - Life peer) The EU average is 11 claims per 10,000, compared to the UK’s figure of only 6. - Speech Link
3: Lord Reid of Cardowan (LAB - Life peer) Likewise, leaving the EU reduces our ability. - Speech Link
4: Lord Dubs (LAB - Life peer) There is not a single removal agreement with any EU country and, having left the EU, there is no sign - Speech Link
5: Lord Horam (CON - Life peer) the cheaper housing is, and that multiplies the problems of poorer councils in finding accommodation, schools - Speech Link
6: Lord Coaker (LAB - Life peer) Why did we not negotiate new Dublin III arrangements when we left the EU? - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
UK-Australia Free Trade Agreement - Wed 05 Jan 2022
Department for International Trade

Mentions:
1: Anne-Marie Trevelyan (CON - Berwick-upon-Tweed) Unlike EU membership, it would achieve that while allowing us to continue to keep control over our laws - Speech Link
2: Nick Thomas-Symonds (LAB - Torfaen) Other countries, in future negotiations, will look at what was conceded to the Australian negotiators - Speech Link
3: Anne-Marie Trevelyan (CON - Berwick-upon-Tweed) We will work together, not only as mutual friends and allies, but with other countries to help them meet - Speech Link
4: Anne-Marie Trevelyan (CON - Berwick-upon-Tweed) So many countries are knocking at the door saying, “We want to do more. - Speech Link
5: Alyn Smith (SNP - Stirling) It could have gone an awful lot further with one of the key countries in the world in the fight against - Speech Link
6: Tony Lloyd (LAB - Rochdale) State will know that at some point we will need to have a sanitary and phytosanitary agreement with the EU - Speech Link
7: John Spellar (LAB - Warley) there are concerns about meat imports, will the Secretary of State press other Departments, the NHS and schools - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Bosnia-Herzegovina - Thu 16 Dec 2021
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth (CON - Life peer) either the NATO force in the country or EUFOR; that is certainly possible, but it is not limited to EU - Speech Link
2: Baroness Helic (CON - Life peer) For all the talk of progress and of a future in the EU, the western Balkans have stagnated. - Speech Link
3: Baroness Warsi (CON - Life peer) and populist xenophobic leaders within the EU. - Speech Link
4: Lord Hannay of Chiswick (CB - Life peer) would admit all the countries of the region.Thirdly, we really should not let the cuts in our aid budget - Speech Link
5: Lord Purvis of Tweed (LDEM - Life peer) I add that that should not be limited by the US or EU but should be co-ordinated with them. - Speech Link
6: Lord Collins of Highbury (LAB - Life peer) I was surprised by how receptive politicians were in countries portrayed as fairly conservative. - Speech Link
7: Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (CON - Life peer) My right honourable friend brought together the Foreign Ministers of all six countries of the western - Speech Link


Westminster Hall
National Food Strategy and Public Health - Wed 15 Dec 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: Jo Gideon (CON - Stoke-on-Trent Central) Schools looked after their pupils with food deliveries during holidays and lockdowns. - Speech Link
2: Jo Gideon (CON - Stoke-on-Trent Central) I absolutely agree that schools have a key role to play, both in the curriculum and in school food. - Speech Link
3: Kerry McCarthy (LAB - Bristol East) I will just mention briefly the requirement for schools to serve meat several times a week, which is - Speech Link
4: Robert Halfon (CON - Harlow) I hope very much that schools continue to remain open from January.The Government are rightly boosting - Speech Link
5: Jim Shannon (DUP - Strangford) Member for Stoke-on-Trent Central for raising the importance of the national food strategy for schools - Speech Link
6: Derek Thomas (CON - St Ives) Now that we have left the EU, the Government have a real opportunity to favour British food in all public - Speech Link
7: Andrew Selous (CON - South West Bedfordshire) In 2018, a scientist called Monteiro did a report across 19 European countries that showed that a 10% - Speech Link
8: Daniel Zeichner (LAB - Cambridge) the last couple of years, would have made much more sense if they were not just a post-leaving-the-EU - Speech Link


Westminster Hall
Northern Ireland Protocol: Veterinary Agreement - Wed 15 Dec 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: Tony Lloyd (LAB - Rochdale) The EU Vice-President told us that a veterinary agreement was “on the table”. - Speech Link
2: Jim Shannon (DUP - Strangford) Although we obviously cannot see the change, the EU certainly found a reason to change. - Speech Link
3: Jim Shannon (DUP - Strangford) cannot get in Northern Ireland the trees that the Woodland Trust and others are planting on behalf of schools - Speech Link
4: Daniel Zeichner (LAB - Cambridge) because this Government are unable to maintain the trust of people in our own country, let alone in other countries - Speech Link
5: Victoria Prentis (CON - Banbury) There is some precedent, as has been rehearsed, for the EU making such agreements with other countries—one - Speech Link
6: Victoria Prentis (CON - Banbury) In response, the EU published a series of papers in October. - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Medical Cannabis (Access) Bill - Fri 10 Dec 2021
No Department present

Mentions:
1: Jeff Smith (LAB - Manchester, Withington) Broadly, CBD has a more sedative effect—a kind of chill-out effect.CBD on its own is legal in many countries - Speech Link
2: Jeff Smith (LAB - Manchester, Withington) As we know, these medicines are safe, effective and licensed in lots of countries, such as Holland, and - Speech Link
3: Katherine Fletcher (CON - South Ribble) I think it would be possible to find, in other countries where they have not taken the progressive steps - Speech Link
4: Barbara Keeley (LAB - Worsley and Eccles South) Will the Minister say why schools and respite-care facilities such as hospices cannot be allowed to administer - Speech Link
5: Kieran Mullan (CON - Crewe and Nantwich) By the mid-1950s, 14 pharmaceutical companies were marketing thalidomide in 46 countries and, by 1958 - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Freedom of Speech - Fri 10 Dec 2021
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Mentions:
1: Lord Archbishop of Canterbury (Bishops - Bishops) At the same time, we must bear in mind that, in many countries, social media has been the main bulwark - Speech Link
2: Baroness Falkner of Margravine (CB - Life peer) important to those of us who care about a freedom-loving democracy.As I grew up, I lived in several countries - Speech Link
3: Baroness D'Souza (CB - Life peer) reported that large sums of foreign money were invested in recent US and UK elections, as well as in the EU - Speech Link
4: Lord Harries of Pentregarth (CB - Life peer) That is of course the policy of vast numbers of countries around the world where there is no or very - Speech Link
5: Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb (GRN - Life peer) is worth engaging with Greens.I like the way people in society at the moment are questioning whether schools - Speech Link
6: Lord Hannan of Kingsclere (CON - Life peer) Not only our universities but our secondary schools are reverting to a much older heuristic of holding - Speech Link