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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Urgent question on “simply appalling” situation at Whorlton Hall

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, British Parliament News, commonsnews, CTF, DJF, Economy, Education, England, English, Europe, great britain, Health, healthservices, healthservicesandmedicine, houseofcommons, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, patientrightsandcomplaints, Show on home page, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Urgent question on “simply appalling” situation at Whorlton Hall

Source: British Parliament News 23 May 2019 The Government has been asked to make a statement following a report on BBC’s Panorama that showed mistreatment of vulnerable adults at Whorlton Hall specialist hospital Whorlton Hall is a privately run, NHS funded specialist hospital in County Durham. The report revealed mistreatment of its patients with autism […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Minister updates Commons on British Steel talks

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Brexit, British Parliament News, Business, businessindustryandconsumers, Commerce, commonsnews, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, Exports, great britain, houseofcommons, Imports, Industry, KB, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, Show on home page, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Minister updates Commons on British Steel talks

Source: British Parliament News 22 May 2019 The Business Secretary, Greg Clark, made a statement on British Steel as the UK’s second-largest steel firm goes into administration. Government Statement on British Steel British Steel has been put into compulsory liquidation as talks with the Government to find a rescue deal ended without a resolution. Addressing the Commons on […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Urgent question as British Steel reportedly nears administration

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Brexit, British Parliament News, Business, businessindustryandconsumers, Commerce, commonsnews, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, Exports, great britain, houseofcommons, Imports, Industry, KB, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, Show on home page, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Urgent question as British Steel reportedly nears administration

Source: British Parliament News 21 May 2019 Gill Furniss asked the Government to make a statement following media reports that British Steel is on the verge of administration. The Government made a one-off payment to the company earlier this month, to enable the company to pay its EU Carbon Bill as Brexit uncertainty prevented it […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Lords Committee continues inquiry into EU fish discard legislation

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  agricultureanimalsfoodandruralaffairs, AM-NC, British House Of Lords News, committeenews, CTF, DJF, England, English, Environment, Europe, europeanunion, fish, Fisheries, great britain, houseoflords, KB, lordsnews, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Scotland, Show on home page, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Lords Committee continues inquiry into EU fish discard legislation

Source: British House Of Lords News 21 May 2019 The EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee takes evidence from the bodies responsible for enforcing fisheries legislation in England and Scotland. Witness Wednesday 22 May in Committee Room 2, Palace of Westminster, 10.30am Phil Haslam, Marine Management Organisation Background New EU rules came into force on 1 […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: New DFID Secretary makes statement on Ebola outbreak in DRC

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  Africa, Aid, AM-NC, British House of Commons News, commonsnews, communicablediseases, CTF, diseases, DJF, England, English, Europe, great britain, Health, healthservicesandmedicine, houseofcommons, internationalaffairs, internationaldevelopment, KB, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, Show on home page, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: New DFID Secretary makes statement on Ebola outbreak in DRC

Source: British House of Commons News 20 May 2019 Rory Stewart updated MPs on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in his first statement as Secretary of State for the Department of International Development. Efforts to tackle an outbreak of Ebola in the DRC are being hindered by conflict in the region. […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Government questioned on policies relating to torture

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, British Parliament News, CTF, Defence, defencepolicy, DJF, England, English, Europe, great britain, humanrights, Intelligence, International Law, KB, law, Legal, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Security, Show on home page, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Government questioned on policies relating to torture

Source: British Parliament News 20 May 2019 A 2018 internal Ministry of Defence document acquired via a Freedom of Information request lays out a policy for information sharing with allies when there is a risk of torture, if the possible benefits justify the exchange. David Davis used an urgent question to call on Penny Mordaunt, the […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: “The system isn’t working”, statement on renationalisation of probation

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, British Parliament News, Business, Commerce, commonsnews, crimecivillawjusticeandrights, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, Fisheries, great britain, houseofcommons, Justice, KB, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, Republic of Korea, Show on home page, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: “The system isn’t working”, statement on renationalisation of probation

Source: British Parliament News 16 May 2019 The Justice Secretary, David Gauke, is giving a statement on probation reform in the House of Commons. Former Justice Secretary, Chris Grayling, introduced the system of part-privatisation in 2014. In a report published in March of this year, the National Audit Office concluded that that the Ministry of Justice […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Government questioned on investigation of veterans who served during Troubles

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, armedforces, British Parliament News, Business, Commerce, commonsnews, CTF, Defence, DJF, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseofcommons, Intelligence, KB, MIL OSI, News, northernireland, Open Source Intel, Parliament, Security, Show on home page, UK Politics, United Kingdom, veterans  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Government questioned on investigation of veterans who served during Troubles

Source: British Parliament News 16 May 2019 Mark Francois has asked an urgent question after the Ministry of Defence announced yesterday it intends to legislate to protect veterans from prosecution over actions undertaken in the battle. Announcing that the proposals would be put to public consultation, Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt said that the proposed law would prevent the investigation […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Urgent question on Learning Disabilities Mortality Review

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, British Parliament News, Business, Commerce, commonsnews, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, great britain, Health, healthservices, healthservicesandmedicine, 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: Urgent question on Learning Disabilities Mortality Review

Source: British Parliament News 15 May 2019 Shadow Minister for Mental Health and Social Care, Barbara Keeley, asked an urgent question on the Learning Disabilities Mortality Review. The Learning Disability Mortality Review Programme was set up to improve the quality of health and social care service delivery for people with learning disabilities. In particular, it looks at […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Urgent Question from Tom Watson following WhatsApp data breach

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, British Parliament News, Business, Commerce, commonsnews, CTF, Culture, Cyber Security, dataprotection, DJF, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseofcommons, internetandcybercrime, Justice, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, Privacy, Show on home page, Technology, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Urgent Question from Tom Watson following WhatsApp data breach

Source: British Parliament News 15 May 2019 The Shadow Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Secretary, Tom Watson, asked an urgent question on the recent cyber attack on WhatsApp. WhatsApp confirmed a cyber attack targeted a number of users and was carried out by “an advanced cyber-actor”. The company has since recommended its users to update their app as a precaution. The […]

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