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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-06-23more like thismore than 2017-06-23
answering body
Wales Office remove filter
answering dept id 28 more like this
answering dept short name Wales more like this
answering dept sort name Wales remove filter
hansard heading Trade Agreements: Wales more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what steps he is taking to ensure that Wales is not adversely affected by trade deals negotiated when the UK leaves the EU. more like this
tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
tabling member printed
Paul Flynn more like this
uin 1000 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-07-03more like thismore than 2017-07-03
answer text <p>The Welsh economy approaches its departure from the EU in a strong position. Such strength is demonstrated in Wales’s ability to attract globally recognised brands such as Aston Martin and Qatar Airways.</p><p> </p><p>As we leave the EU we are seeking to take advantage of all opportunities available to us. We want to ensure that Britain becomes a global leader in free trade, and Ministers and officials in DIT are working with counterparts in a range of markets to promote the UK, including Wales as a great place to do business and with which to trade.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government is developing a trade policy that will work for every part of the United Kingdom, and will continue to champion the interests of companies and citizens across the UK, including in Wales.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-07-03T10:00:58.203Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-03T10:00:58.203Z
answering member
4086
label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
tabling member
545
label Biography information for Paul Flynn more like this
759837
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
answering body
Wales Office remove filter
answering dept id 28 more like this
answering dept short name Wales more like this
answering dept sort name Wales remove filter
hansard heading South Wales Railway Line: Electrification more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on the electrification of the Cardiff-Swansea railway line. more like this
tabling member constituency Ogmore more like this
tabling member printed
Chris Elmore more like this
uin 10023 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-09-19more like thismore than 2017-09-19
answer text <p>I hold regular discussions with the Secretary of State for Transport to discuss Wales’ rail infrastructure. From this Autumn, passengers travelling on the Great Western Main Line to and from Swansea will benefit from new, innovative bi-mode Intercity Express trains, experience faster journeys, with each train having an additional capacity of 130 seats. This will improve the travel experience of commuters and passengers and boost businesses in Swansea and South Wales.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-09-19T09:12:03.95Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-19T09:12:03.95Z
answering member
4086
label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
tabling member
4572
label Biography information for Chris Elmore more like this
1241731
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-10-08more like thismore than 2020-10-08
answering body
Wales Office remove filter
answering dept id 28 more like this
answering dept short name Wales more like this
answering dept sort name Wales remove filter
hansard heading Asylum: Penally Camp more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, when he was first made aware of the Government's decision to provide accommodation for asylum seekers at the Penally training camp. more like this
tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
tabling member printed
Nia Griffith more like this
uin 100916 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-10-13more like thismore than 2020-10-13
answer text <p>I heard of the decision to use Penally training camp as accommodation for asylum seekers on 12 September.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-10-13T12:49:50.47Zmore like thismore than 2020-10-13T12:49:50.47Z
answering member
3944
label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
tabling member
1541
label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this
759839
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
answering body
Wales Office remove filter
answering dept id 28 more like this
answering dept short name Wales more like this
answering dept sort name Wales remove filter
hansard heading Wales Office: Redundancy Pay more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, how much has been paid to (a) men and (b) women who left his Department under exit schemes since 31 March 2016. more like this
tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
tabling member printed
Jon Trickett more like this
uin 10151 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-09-18more like thismore than 2017-09-18
answer text <p>No staff working at the Wales Office have left under exit schemes since 31 March 2016.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Aberconwy more like this
answering member printed Guto Bebb more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-09-18T16:09:55.963Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-18T16:09:55.963Z
answering member
3910
label Biography information for Guto Bebb more like this
tabling member
410
label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
759838
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
answering body
Wales Office remove filter
answering dept id 28 more like this
answering dept short name Wales more like this
answering dept sort name Wales remove filter
hansard heading Meat: Wales more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on the Welsh red meat sector of the UK leaving the European (a) single market and (b) customs union. more like this
tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
tabling member printed
Ben Lake more like this
uin 10177 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-09-19more like thismore than 2017-09-19
answer text <p>The Government recognises the challenges and opportunities facing businesses across the UK, including in the red meat sector in Wales, and we’re committed to getting a deal that works for all parts of the UK.</p><p>We do not seek membership of the Single Market after we leave the EU, but a bold and ambitious Free Trade Agreement as part of a new, deep and special partnership. We start from a unique position with regulatory frameworks and standards that match. We want to have the greatest possible tariff- and barrier-free trade with our European neighbours, as well as to negotiate our own trade agreements around the world. We want to ensure that UK companies have the maximum freedom to trade with and operate within European markets – and to let European businesses do the same in the UK.</p><p>Last month we published <em>Future customs arrangements: a future partnership paper</em>, which sets out very clearly the Government’s objectives for a new customs arrangement with the EU, and our proposals to achieve them. As we leave the Customs Union, the Government will seek a new and ambitious customs arrangement with the EU that facilitates as frictionless trade as possible in goods between the UK and EU and allows us to forge new trade relationships with our partners in Europe and around the world.</p>
answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-09-19T09:13:18.107Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-19T09:13:18.107Z
answering member
4086
label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
tabling member
4630
label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
759840
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
answering body
Wales Office remove filter
answering dept id 28 more like this
answering dept short name Wales more like this
answering dept sort name Wales remove filter
hansard heading Food: Wales more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on the Welsh food processing sector of access to labour of the UK leaving the European (a) single market and (b) customs union. more like this
tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
tabling member printed
Ben Lake more like this
uin 10179 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-09-19more like thismore than 2017-09-19
answer text <p>The Government recognises the challenges and opportunities facing businesses across the UK, including in the food processing sector in Wales, and we’re committed to getting a deal that works for all parts of the UK.</p><p>We do not seek membership of the Single Market after we leave the EU, but a bold and ambitious Free Trade Agreement as part of a new, deep and special partnership. We start from a unique position with regulatory frameworks and standards that match. We want to have the greatest possible tariff- and barrier-free trade with our European neighbours, as well as to negotiate our own trade agreements around the world. We want to ensure that UK companies have the maximum freedom to trade with and operate within European markets – and to let European businesses do the same in the UK.</p><p>Last month we published <em>Future customs arrangements: a future partnership paper</em>, which sets out very clearly the Government’s objectives for a new customs arrangement with the EU, and our proposals to achieve them. As we leave the Customs Union, the Government will seek a new and ambitious customs arrangement with the EU that facilitates as frictionless trade as possible in goods between the UK and EU and allows us to forge new trade relationships with our partners in Europe and around the world.</p><p>We will always welcome those with the skills, the drive and the expertise to make our nation better still. We will be setting out initial proposals for a new immigration system later in the autumn.</p>
answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-09-19T09:14:20.053Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-19T09:14:20.053Z
answering member
4086
label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
tabling member
4630
label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
1242480
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-10-12more like thismore than 2020-10-12
answering body
Wales Office remove filter
answering dept id 28 more like this
answering dept short name Wales more like this
answering dept sort name Wales remove filter
hansard heading Coronavirus: Wales more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what recent discussions he has had with the First Minister of Wales on the covid-19 outbreak; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
tabling member printed
Ruth Jones more like this
uin 102163 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-10-19more like thismore than 2020-10-19
answer text <p>I am in regular contact with Welsh Ministers, including the First Minister of Wales to discuss the UK-wide response to Coronavirus. In the last two weeks this has included a COBR meeting, the Winter Summit and a virtual meeting with the First Minister.</p><p> </p><p>We will continue to work closely with all the devolved administrations to ensure the most effective measures are in place in all parts of the UK. Where there are differences in the approach between Wales and England, it is vital that the rationale is founded on robust evidence and is clearly explained to people on both sides of the border.</p><p> </p><p>This is particularly important in the context of restrictions being imposed by the Welsh Government on travel into Wales by people living in areas of England with a high prevalence of Covid transmission. I have written to the First Minister to seek assurances on how these restrictions will work in practice.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-10-19T10:09:15.04Zmore like thismore than 2020-10-19T10:09:15.04Z
answering member
3944
label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
tabling member
4716
label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1242481
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-10-12more like thismore than 2020-10-12
answering body
Wales Office remove filter
answering dept id 28 more like this
answering dept short name Wales more like this
answering dept sort name Wales remove filter
hansard heading Coronavirus: Wales more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on support for businesses in (a) Newport West constituency and (b) Wales affected by the covid-19 outbreak. more like this
tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
tabling member printed
Ruth Jones more like this
uin 102164 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-10-16more like thismore than 2020-10-16
answer text <p>This Government has issued £1.116 billion through the Bounce Back Loan Scheme, £303 million through the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme and £490 million through the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme to support businesses in Wales. In August in Newport West, 11,500 employments were furloughed with a take up rate of 27 per cent.</p><p> </p><p>I have been having discussions across and at all levels of Government to support businesses in Wales and mitigate the impact of the covid-19 pandemic. This includes not only discussions with the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, but also businesses within Newport West such as the Compound Semi-Conductor Cluster, Airbus and the Celtic Manor, to drive forward our commitments to secure jobs, stimulate growth and provide opportunities to level-up in Wales – all of which will support economic recovery.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-10-16T10:50:32.05Zmore like thismore than 2020-10-16T10:50:32.05Z
answering member
3944
label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
tabling member
4716
label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1242482
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-10-12more like thismore than 2020-10-12
answering body
Wales Office remove filter
answering dept id 28 more like this
answering dept short name Wales more like this
answering dept sort name Wales remove filter
hansard heading Coronavirus: Wales more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on support for people in (a) Newport West constituency and (b) Wales whose employment has been adversely affected by the covid-19 outbreak. more like this
tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
tabling member printed
Ruth Jones more like this
uin 102165 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-10-16more like thismore than 2020-10-16
answer text <p>I have frequent discussions with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on UK-wide schemes such as the Plan for Jobs which will make up to £30 billion available to protect and create jobs UK-wide. This Government has introduced significant and targeted support to people across the UK, including in Wales, to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. This includes issuing £490 million through the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme and supporting 401,000 employees who were furloughed.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-10-16T10:48:57.803Zmore like thismore than 2020-10-16T10:48:57.803Z
answering member
3944
label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
tabling member
4716
label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1242483
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-10-12more like thismore than 2020-10-12
answering body
Wales Office remove filter
answering dept id 28 more like this
answering dept short name Wales more like this
answering dept sort name Wales remove filter
hansard heading Iron and Steel: Wales more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what recent steps the Government has taken to support the steel industry in Wales. more like this
tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
tabling member printed
Ruth Jones more like this
uin 102166 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-10-16more like thismore than 2020-10-16
answer text <p>We recognise that global economic conditions continue to be challenging for the steel industry and are committed to supporting a productive, vibrant and modern steel sector in the UK. That is why we recently worked to reach an agreement with Celsa which will save hundreds of highly-skilled Welsh jobs.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has put together a far-reaching package of support to help businesses through the coronavirus pandemic. We continue to regularly engage with the steel sector about support mechanisms, especially in dealing with the economic impact of Covid-19.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-10-16T10:51:58.18Zmore like thismore than 2020-10-16T10:51:58.18Z
answering member
3944
label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
tabling member
4716
label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this