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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Committee launches new inquiry on submarine defueling and dismantling

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  AM-NC, British Parliament News, committeenews, commonsnews, CTF, Defence, DJF, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseofcommons, Intelligence, KB, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, Security, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Committee launches new inquiry on submarine defueling and dismantling

Source: British Parliament News 18 April 2019 In 1995, the government took the decision to dispose of its nuclear liabilities, including nuclear submarines. It was agreed that these would be disposed of as soon as was ‘reasonably practicable’. However, since then no nuclear submarines have been dismantled: despite the fact that 20 submarines have been […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Committee considers impact of funding cuts and base closures for armed forces in Wales

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  AM-NC, British Parliament News, committeenews, commonsnews, CTF, Defence, DJF, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseofcommons, Intelligence, KB, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, Security, UK Politics, United Kingdom, Wales  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Committee considers impact of funding cuts and base closures for armed forces in Wales

Source: British Parliament News 18 April 2019 The Welsh Affairs Committee begins its inquiry into the armed forces in Wales with a session focusing on the impact of the reduction in defence estate since 2010, and its effect on armed forces recruitment in Wales. Background Wales has historically been a strong base for the Armed […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Committee examines impact of Brexit on agricultural workforce in Scotland

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  Agriculture, AM-NC, Brexit, British House of Commons News, Business, Commerce, committeenews, commonsnews, CTF, Culture, DJF, England, English, Europe, Exploration, great britain, houseofcommons, Immigration, KB, Labour, MIL OSI, Mining, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, Scotland, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Committee examines impact of Brexit on agricultural workforce in Scotland

Source: British House of Commons News 18 April 2019 The Scottish Affairs Committee continues its inquiry into the future of Scottish agriculture, with a session examining the impact of the Government’s post-Brexit immigration proposals for Scottish farms, and the proposals for a seasonal agricultural workers scheme. Background The agri-food sector in Scotland relies heavily on […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Government must end use of pain-inducing restraint techniques and solitary confinement of detained children

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, British Parliament News, committeenews, commonsnews, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, great britain, Health, houseofcommons, houseoflords, Human Rights, International Law, KB, law, Legal, lordsnews, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, Privacy, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Technology, UK Politics, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Government must end use of pain-inducing restraint techniques and solitary confinement of detained children

Source: British Parliament News 18 April 2019 The use of pain inducing techniques and solitary confinement of children in detention must be banned, says a new report by the UK Parliament’s Human Rights Committee. These cause physical distress and psychological harm in both the short and longer term, and are clearly not compliant with human rights […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Committee questions TPR over the state of Railways Pension Scheme

By   /  April 16, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, British Parliament News, 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: Committee questions TPR over the state of Railways Pension Scheme

Source: British Parliament News 15 April 2019 The Committee has written to TPR with questions on its engagement with the Railways Pensions Scheme, carrying a reported funding gap of £5-6bn, after the Stagecoach group was disqualified from three major UK rail franchise competitions on Friday. Chair’s comments Rt Hon Frank Field MP, Chair of the […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: JCHR probes Government on Draft Domestic Abuse Bill

By   /  April 11, 2019  /  AM-NC, British Parliament News, committeenews, commonsnews, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseofcommons, houseoflords, Immigration, Justice, KB, law, lordsnews, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: JCHR probes Government on Draft Domestic Abuse Bill

Source: British Parliament News 11 April 2019 Harriet Harman, Chair of the Committee, has written to Victoria Atkins MP and Edward Argar MP sharing the Committee’s views on the draft Domestic Abuse Bill, which is intended to transform the response to domestic abuse and ensure the UK meets the standards of the Istanbul Convention, an […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: “Dismissive, disrespectful” Government response treats Committee and witnesses “like dirt”

By   /  April 11, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Banking and Finance, British Parliament News, 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: “Dismissive, disrespectful” Government response treats Committee and witnesses “like dirt”

Source: British Parliament News 11 April 2019 The Committee has today taken the exceptional step of publishing a follow up report to the Government’s response to its report on support for childcare as a barrier to work under Universal Credit. The follow up emphasises the considerable time and effort that witnesses to the original inquiry—including […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: European Union Committee draws special attention to Gibraltar/Spain tax and finance agreement

By   /  April 11, 2019  /  AM-NC, Brexit, British, British Parliament News, committeenews, CTF, DJF, England, English, eulawandtreaties, Europe, European Union, great britain, houseoflords, internationalaffairs, internationallaw, KB, lordsnews, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, Taxation, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: European Union Committee draws special attention to Gibraltar/Spain tax and finance agreement

Source: British Parliament News 10 April 2019 The European Union Committee has published its ninth report on Brexit-related international agreements. Background This report considers two international agreements, one of which has been drawn to the special attention of the House on the grounds it is politically important and gives rise to issues of public policy […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Chairman responds to the Online Harms White Paper

By   /  April 9, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, British Parliament News, businessindustryandconsumers, committeenews, CTF, culturemediaandsport, DJF, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseoflords, Human Rights, informationtechnology, Internet Communications Technology, KB, lordsnews, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, regulation, scienceandtechnology, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Chairman responds to the Online Harms White Paper

Source: British Parliament News 08 April 2019 Lord Gilbert of Panteg, Chairman of the Communications Committee, has responded to the Online Harms White Paper that was published by the Government today. Backgound In its recent report, Regulating in a digital world, the Committee recommended that online services which host user-generated content should be subject to […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Committee ‘welcome’ announcements made in Online Harms White Paper

By   /  April 9, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, British House of Commons News, committeenews, commonsnews, CTF, Culture, DJF, England, English, Europe, great britain, Health, houseofcommons, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, Social Media, Technology, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Committee ‘welcome’ announcements made in Online Harms White Paper

Source: British House of Commons News 08 April 2019 The Chair of the Science and Technology Select Committee, Norman Lamb MP, has commented on today’s publication of the Government’s Online Harms White Paper. Chair’s comments Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP, Chair of the Science and Technology Committee, said: “I welcome the significant announcements made in […]

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