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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Statement on protection of workers after the UK’s withdrawal from the EU

By   /  March 7, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, British Parliament News, Business, businessindustryandconsumers, Commerce, commonsnews, CTF, DJF, Employment, England, English, Europe, exitingtheeuropeanunion, great britain, houseofcommons, KB, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, Show on home page, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Statement on protection of workers after the UK’s withdrawal from the EU

Source: British Parliament News 06 March 2019 Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark, gave a statement on the protection of workers after the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. The Business Secretary announced: “The Prime Minister has given a commitment that Bexit will not be allowed to erode workers’ rights […] the Government […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Treasury Committee demands Government’s tariff plans for no-deal Brexit

By   /  March 7, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Brexit, British Parliament News, Business, Commerce, committeenews, commonsnews, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, Exports, great britain, houseofcommons, Imports, KB, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Treasury Committee demands Government’s tariff plans for no-deal Brexit

Source: British Parliament News 06 March 2019 There have been reports that in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal, the Government could slash tariffs on imported goods by 80 to 90 per cent. Letter from Nicky Morgan to Philip Hammond ( PDF 111 KB) Rt Hon. Nicky Morgan MP, Chair […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Opposition ask Government about social security and employment support

By   /  March 7, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, benefitsadministration, benefitspolicy, British House of Commons News, commonsnews, CTF, DJF, Employment, England, English, Europe, great britain, Health, houseofcommons, KB, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, Show on home page, sicknessdisabilityandcarers'benefits, socialsecurityandpensions, UK Politics, United Kingdom, United States of America, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Opposition ask Government about social security and employment support

Source: British House of Commons News 06 March 2019 Former Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Debbie Abrahams, asked an urgent question in the House of Commons on social security and employment support. This follows a point of order raised by the Shadow Minister for Work and Pensions and disabled people, Marsha De Cordova in the Commons, on Tuesday 5 March 2019. […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Crofting is the “lifeblood” of island communities, comments Committee chair

By   /  March 7, 2019  /  Agriculture, Aid, AM-NC, Brexit, British House of Commons News, committeenews, commonsnews, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseofcommons, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, Scotland, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Crofting is the “lifeblood” of island communities, comments Committee chair

Source: British House of Commons News 06 March 2019 Following a visit to the Isle of Lewis, the Scottish Affairs Committee publishes an online multimedia report on its findings.  On Monday 18 February, the Scottish Affairs Committee visited the Isle of Lewis to meet with crofters and local communities to discuss the issues facing remote […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Concern over spending on new apprenticeships

By   /  March 7, 2019  /  AM-NC, British Parliament News, Budget, committeenews, commonsnews, CTF, DJF, Education, 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: Concern over spending on new apprenticeships

Source: British Parliament News 06 March 2019 Public Accounts Committee Chair Meg Hillier MP has commented on today’s National Audit Office report, The apprenticeships programme. Read the report Chair’s comments “While the government has reformed its apprenticeships programme increasing the focus on quality, it is concerning that employers used so little of the money available […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Committee examine Parliament’s role in Brexit preparations

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  AM-NC, Brexit, British Parliament News, committeenews, commonsnews, CTF, DJF, Education, England, English, Europe, European Union, exitingtheeuropeanunion, Exploration, great britain, houseofcommons, KB, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Mining, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, Show on home page, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Committee examine Parliament’s role in Brexit preparations

Source: British Parliament News 06 March 2019 The Committee on Exiting the European Union returns with an evidence session as part of its over-arching inquiry examining the progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU withdrawal. Wednesday’s session will focus in particular on questions raised in the Committee’s recent call for additional evidence on the role […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Northern Irish politicians give evidence on the backstop

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  AM-NC, Brexit, British Parliament News, commonsnews, CTF, devolution, DJF, England, English, Europe, exitingtheeuropeanunion, great britain, houseofcommons, KB, MIL OSI, News, northernirelandassembly, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, Show on home page, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Northern Irish politicians give evidence on the backstop

Source: British Parliament News 06 March 2019 The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee continues its inquiry into the implications of the withdrawal agreement and backstop for Northern Ireland with the first of two sessions hearing from representatives of the political parties in NI. Witnesses Wednesday 6 March in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House – (timings are approximate) […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Liam Fox questioned by Committee

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  agricultureanimalsfoodandruralaffairs, Aid, AM-NC, Brexit, British Parliament News, Business, Commerce, committeenews, commonsnews, CTF, Culture, Defence, DJF, energyandenvironment, England, English, Europe, Exports, great britain, houseofcommons, Imports, Intelligence, internationaltrade, Japan, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, parliamentarybusiness, Security, Show on home page, Trade, Turkish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Liam Fox questioned by Committee

Source: British Parliament News 06 March 2019 The International Trade Committee questions the Secretary of State for International Trade, on the next steps in the Brexit process and his Department’s progress in preparing for a range of post-Brexit scenarios.  Witnesses Wednesday 6 March, Committee Room 6, Palace of Westminster At 10.00am Rt Hon Dr Liam […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Ministers questioned on promoting and marketing British food and drink

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  agricultureanimalsfoodandruralaffairs, AM-NC, British Parliament News, committeenews, commonsnews, CTF, DJF, England, English, Environment, Europe, Exports, food, great britain, houseofcommons, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, parliamentarybusiness, Show on home page, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Ministers questioned on promoting and marketing British food and drink

Source: British Parliament News 06 March 2019 The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee discuss food labelling, assurance schemes, export support and the Food is GREAT campaign. Witnesses Wednesday 6 March, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House At 2.45pm David Rutley MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Food and Animal Welfare Graham Stuart MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Support for childrens whose mothers have been in prison examined

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  AM-NC, British Parliament News, commonsnews, communitiesandfamilies, crimecivillawjusticeandrights, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseofcommons, houseoflords, Human Rights, humanrights, KB, lordsnews, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, Show on home page, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Support for childrens whose mothers have been in prison examined

Source: British Parliament News 06 March 2019 The Joint Committee on Human Rights holds third evidence session to examine how children are affected, both long term and short term, by the imprisonment of their mother and what it is like for women to be pregnant in prison. Purpose of the session This evidence session will focus […]

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