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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: This week in the Commons: 14 June 2019

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  AM-NC, billnews, Brexit, British House of Commons News, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, commonsnews, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, European Union, great britain, Hong Kong, houseofcommons, KB, Labour, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, UK Politics, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: This week in the Commons: 14 June 2019

Source: British House of Commons News 14 June 2019 This week in the House of Commons MPs debated TV licenses, Grenfell, Hong Kong, climate change and more. Legislation: Government Bills National Insurance Contributions (Termination Awards and Sporting Testimonials) Bill: remaining stages This Bill passed its report stage and third reading in the House of Commons […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Application process sped up for agricultural workers

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  Agriculture, AM-NC, British House of Commons News, committeenews, commonsnews, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, exitingtheeuropeanunion, farmers, great britain, houseofcommons, Immigration, KB, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, Scotland, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Application process sped up for agricultural workers

Source: British House of Commons News 14 June 2019 The Scottish Affairs Committee welcomes action taken by the Home Office to make applications for the seasonal agricultural workers pilot more efficient, following concern from Scottish farmers that produce will be left to rot, but says more progress is needed. Long waiting times A series of […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Statement on Hong Kong following violent protests

By   /  June 13, 2019  /  AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, British House of Commons News, China, commonsnews, Crime, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, great britain, Hong Kong, houseofcommons, Human Rights, humanrights2, internationalaffairs, KB, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Parliament, Peoples Republic Of China, Show on home page, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Statement on Hong Kong following violent protests

Source: British House of Commons News 13 June 2019 Protests continue in Hong Kong, with Government buildings stormed in an attempt to prevent the second reading of the controversial Extradition Bill. The proposed bill would allow extradition requests from China, Taiwan and Macau for suspects accused of crimes carrying a sentence of more than seven years, such […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Urgent question as crisis in Sudan intensifies

By   /  June 13, 2019  /  Africa, AM-NC, British House of Commons News, commonsnews, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseofcommons, internationalaffairs, KB, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, Show on home page, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Urgent question as crisis in Sudan intensifies

Source: British House of Commons News 13 June 2019 Sir Henry Bellingham, MP for North West Norfolk and former Foreign Office minister, asked an urgent question on the ongoing crisis in Sudan. In April of this year, the Sudanese army announced that it had removed President Omar al-Bashir from power following months of protests against […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Greens asked for binding promise on Arcadia pension

By   /  June 13, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, British House of Commons News, committeenews, commonsnews, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseofcommons, KB, law, Legal, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Greens asked for binding promise on Arcadia pension

Source: British House of Commons News 13 June 2019 As the welcome result of Sir Philip Green’s plea to Arcadia’s creditors is announced, the Work and Pensions Committee has written again to the Pension Regulator seeking further clarity and assurances over the cash and assets that will be available to plug Arcadia’s massive pension scheme […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Government gives details on setting a UK net zero emissions target

By   /  June 13, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, British House of Commons News, Business, Climate, Climate Change, climatechange, Commerce, commonsnews, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseofcommons, KB, Labour, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, Show on home page, Technology, UK Politics, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Government gives details on setting a UK net zero emissions target

Source: British House of Commons News 12 June 2019 Business Secretary, Greg Clark, updated the House of Commons on the UK’s proposals for setting a net zero emissions target. The Prime Minister today announced that the UK will eradicate its net contribution to climate change by 2050. A statutory instrument will be laid in Parliament today, which will amend the […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: BEIS Committee Chair comments on Government’s Whirlpool recall

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, British House of Commons News, Business, Commerce, committeenews, commonsnews, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseofcommons, KB, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: BEIS Committee Chair comments on Government’s Whirlpool recall

Source: British House of Commons News 11 June 2019 Chair’s comments Rachel Reeves MP, Chair of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee, has commented on Business Minister’s Kelly Tolhurst comments that Whirlpool has been informed of the Government’s intention to serve a recall notice over the safety of its tumble dryers. She said: […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Nicky Morgan asks Hargreaves Lansdown about its links to Woodford Fund

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, British House of Commons News, committeenews, commonsnews, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, financialinstitutions, financialservices, great britain, houseofcommons, KB, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Nicky Morgan asks Hargreaves Lansdown about its links to Woodford Fund

Source: British House of Commons News 11 June 2019 Dealing in the units of the LF Woodford Equity Income Fund was suspended last week. Yesterday, Rt Hon. Nicky Morgan MP, Chair of the Treasury Committee, wrote to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regarding the suspension of the Woodford Fund. In her letter, Mrs Morgan asked […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Committee hear from key sectors of UK economy on impact of no-deal departure

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  AM-NC, British House of Commons News, Business, Commerce, committeenews, commonsnews, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, European Union, europeanunion, exitingtheeuropeanunion, Exploration, great britain, houseofcommons, KB, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Mining, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Committee hear from key sectors of UK economy on impact of no-deal departure

Source: British House of Commons News 11 June 2019 On Wednesday 12th June, the Committee on Exiting the European Union begins a series of sessions examining the impact of a no-deal departure on key sectors of the UK economy. It’s part of the Committee’s over-arching inquiry examining the progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Urgent question as many over-75s look set to lose free TV licences

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, British House of Commons News, Broadcasting, commonsnews, CTF, Culture, culturemediaandsport, DJF, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseofcommons, KB, Labour, licensing, Media, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, Show on home page, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Urgent question as many over-75s look set to lose free TV licences

Source: British House of Commons News 11 June 2019 Deputy Labour Leader and Shadow Secretary for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Tom Watson, asked an urgent question in the House of Commons on the scrapping of free TV licences for many over-75s. This follows the recent announcement from the BBC that it would be stopping […]

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