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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Committee seeks further detail on Covert Human Intelligence Sources

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  British House of Commons News, childrenandfamilies, commonsnews, Crime, crimecivillawjusticeandrights, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseofcommons, Human Rights, Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Committee seeks further detail on Covert Human Intelligence Sources

Source: British House of Commons News 16 August 2018The Chair of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Harriet Harman MP, has written to Ben Wallace MP, Minister for Security and Economic Crime, asking for more details on the use of juveniles as covert human intelligence sources or ‘CHIS.’ Committee seeking explanations on the CHIS schemeThe […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Treasury Committee secures changes to Co-op Bank review

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  Aid, Banking and Finance, British Parliament News, businessindustryandconsumers, commonsnews, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseofcommons, law, Legal, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Treasury Committee secures changes to Co-op Bank review

Source: British Parliament News 16 August 2018Rt Hon. Nicky Morgan MP, Chair of the Treasury Committee, has written to the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and John Glen MP, the Economic Secretary to the Treasury, requesting changes to the Protocol for the independent review into the Co-op Bank. Those changes have now been made. Letter to […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Sports Minister responds to letter on movement of people post-Brexit

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Brexit, British Parliament News, Business, Commerce, committeenews, Culture, culturemediaandsport, England, English, Europe, exitingtheeuropeanunion, great britain, houseoflords, lordsnews, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, Sports, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Sports Minister responds to letter on movement of people post-Brexit

Source: British Parliament News 15 August 2018The House of Lords EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee has received a letter from Tracey Crouch MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Sport and Civil Society, responding to the Committee’s letter about the movement of people in the field of sport after Brexit. BackgroundThe Committee wrote to the Minister […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Social media companies and the Government have failed disabled people

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  Aid, British Parliament News, committeenews, commonsnews, Crime, culturemediaandsport, disabilitydiscrimination, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseofcommons, Internet Communications Technology, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, Police, Privacy, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Show on home page, Social Media, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Social media companies and the Government have failed disabled people

Source: British Parliament News 03 August 2018A cross-party group of MPs believe that social media companies and the Government have failed disabled users and must act urgently. To ensure the views of disabled people are heard, the Committee have launched a consultation on their draft recommendations for action.The consultation covers 14 draft recommendations, including making […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Committee raises concerns on HFSS advertising with Minister

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  agricultureanimalsfoodandruralaffairs, British House Of Lords News, Broadcasting, committeenews, culturemediaandsport, England, English, Europe, food, great britain, Health, healthservicesandmedicine, houseoflords, lordsnews, Media, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Committee raises concerns on HFSS advertising with Minister

Source: British House Of Lords News 01 August 2018Lord Gilbert of Panteg, the Chairman of the Communications Committee, has written to the Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, on the Government’s proposed consultation on introducing a 9pm television watershed for advertising High in Fat, Salt or Sugar (HFSS) products. BackgroundIn its action plan […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Closing the gender pay gap – businesses must drive change

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  Aid, British Parliament News, Business, Commerce, committeenews, commonsnews, England, English, Equality, Europe, genderrecognition, great britain, houseofcommons, Justice, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, sexdiscrimination, Show on home page, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Closing the gender pay gap – businesses must drive change

Source: British Parliament News 02 August 2018The UK has one of the highest gender pay gaps in Europe and pay reporting can only be the first step in closing it, says the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee in their Report on ‘Gender pay gap reporting’. The report recommends a widening of the net of […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Government must act on domestic abuse risk under Universal Credit

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  Aid, Banking and Finance, British Parliament News, Budget, committeenews, commonsnews, communitiesandfamilies, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseofcommons, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, Privacy, Republic of Korea, Scotland, Show on home page, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Government must act on domestic abuse risk under Universal Credit

Source: British Parliament News 01 August 2018The Work and Pensions Committee warns that single household payments of Universal Credit could put claimants living with domestic abuse at risk of harm.  The Committee says that the Government must ensure its wider determination to tackle domestic abuse is reflected and embedded across all Departments, with policies that […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Government should build migration consensus and engage in open debate

By   /  July 31, 2018  /  Aid, asylumimmigrationandnationality, Brexit, British Parliament News, Business, Canada, Commerce, committeenews, commonsnews, communitiesandfamilies, Education, Employment, England, English, Environment, Europe, great britain, houseofcommons, Immigration, Labour, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Norway, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Switzerland, Technology, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Government should build migration consensus and engage in open debate

Source: British Parliament News 31 July 2018The Home Affairs Committee warns all those involved in the debate not to exploit or escalate tensions over immigration in the run up to withdrawal agreement Government has not attempted to build consensus on immigration reformThe Committee has criticised the Government’s failure to set out detail on post-Brexit migration […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Draft National Policy Statement for Geological Disposal Infrastructure report published

By   /  July 31, 2018  /  British Parliament News, Business, Commerce, committeenews, commonsnews, Electricity, Energy, energyandenvironment, energyconservation, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseofcommons, MIL OSI, News, nuclearpower, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, renewableenergy, Show on home page, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Draft National Policy Statement for Geological Disposal Infrastructure report published

Source: British Parliament News 31 July 2018The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee publish a report on the Draft National Policy Statement for Geological Disposal Infrastructure. The inquiry examines the objectives and scope of the guidance for those considering applications and the framework for granting development consents. It also considers how it fits in with the […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Hard-pressed households need Government action to deal with debts

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  Aid, Banking and Finance, British House of Commons News, Budget, committeenews, commonsnews, communitiesandfamilies, England, English, Europe, great britain, Health, houseofcommons, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, pensions, Show on home page, Taxation, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Hard-pressed households need Government action to deal with debts

Source: British House of Commons News 26 July 2018The Treasury Committee has today published a unanimously-agreed report on household finances. Key findingsMany households are over-indebted and lack a ‘rainy day’ savings buffer‘Uncompromising’ local and central government debt collection should be reformedFCA should move forward with regulation to limit cost of high-cost credit, including overdraft fees, […]

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