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star this property date less than 2016-07-19more like thismore than 2016-07-19
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading Brexit more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether holding a second referendum is an essential constitutional precondition to invoking Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. more like this
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Lord Inglewood more like this
star this property uin HL1320 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-08-10more like thismore than 2016-08-10
star this property answer text <p>Article 50 explicitly recognises that a Member State may decide to withdraw “in accordance with its own constitutional requirements”. It is for the Member State concerned to determine what those constitutional requirements are. The Government does not consider that a second referendum is necessary, or required to invoke Article 50.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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less than 2016-08-10T11:03:09.903Zmore like thismore than 2016-08-10T11:03:09.903Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Inglewood more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading Brexit more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether it is their position that leaving the EU is in the British national interest. more like this
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Lord Tebbit more like this
star this property uin HL1375 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-08-10more like thismore than 2016-08-10
star this property answer text <p>We will make a success out of leaving the European Union. We will protect and strengthen the national interest.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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less than 2016-08-10T11:03:39.197Zmore like thismore than 2016-08-10T11:03:39.197Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Tebbit more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Exiting the European Union: Departmental Responsibilities more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to transfer operational command and control of the EU units from all other departments to the Department for Exiting the European Union. more like this
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Lord Blencathra more like this
star this property uin HL1390 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-08-10more like thismore than 2016-08-10
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Exiting the European Union will be made up of staff from various departments across Government, including from the UK’s Permanent Representation to the EU.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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less than 2016-08-10T13:56:36.077Zmore like thismore than 2016-08-10T13:56:36.077Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Blencathra more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading European Court of Justice more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to suspend immediately the implementation of all pending and future judgments of the European Court of Justice. more like this
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Lord Blencathra more like this
star this property uin HL1391 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-08-10more like thismore than 2016-08-10
star this property answer text <p>The UK remains a member of the EU until our withdrawal is completed. We will exercise our rights and meet our obligations as a member of the EU accordingly.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL1392 more like this
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less than 2016-08-10T11:04:05.757Zmore like thismore than 2016-08-10T11:04:05.757Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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497
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Blencathra more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading EU Action more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to suspend immediately all processes for passing into UK law all pending and future EU Directives and Regulations. more like this
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Lord Blencathra more like this
star this property uin HL1392 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-08-10more like thismore than 2016-08-10
star this property answer text <p>The UK remains a member of the EU until our withdrawal is completed. We will exercise our rights and meet our obligations as a member of the EU accordingly.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL1391 more like this
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less than 2016-08-10T11:04:05.85Zmore like thismore than 2016-08-10T11:04:05.85Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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497
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Blencathra more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-07-21more like thismore than 2016-07-21
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading EU Action: Parliamentary Scrutiny more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, for each government department, from January to June 2016, on how many occasions the scrutiny reserve resolution in (1) the House of Lords, and (2) the House of Commons, was overridden, and in respect of how many documents an override occurred in (1) both Houses, or (2) either House. more like this
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Lord Boswell of Aynho more like this
star this property uin HL1405 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-09-05more like thismore than 2016-09-05
star this property answer text <p>Between January and June 2016, 484 Explanatory Memoranda on EU documents were submitted for scrutiny.</p><p>There were 37 occasions when the Government supported decisions in the EU Council of Ministers before the scrutiny procedures had been completed by either one or both Scrutiny Committees.</p><p>In each case the Government explained to the Scrutiny Committees why it was important for the proposal to be supported before the scrutiny process could be completed or where the Committees were unable to provide a waiver for the Government to support the proposal whilst retaining the issue under scrutiny. As with previous six-monthly periods, the largest category of instrument were fast-moving EU restrictive measures where there were 27 such instruments (73% of the total number) which were adopted before scrutiny could be completed.</p><p>The figures requested are set out below:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Department</p></td><td><p>(1). House of Lords Override</p></td><td><p>(2). House of Commons override</p></td><td><p>(1). No. of overrides in both Houses</p></td><td><p>(2). Total no. of overrides</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Foreign and Commonwealth Office*</p></td><td><p>29</p></td><td><p>28</p></td><td><p>28</p></td><td><p>29</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Business, Innovation and Skills</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Culture, Media and Sport</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Environment, Food and Rural Affairs</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Home Office</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Justice</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Work and Pensions</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Totals</p></td><td><p>36</p></td><td><p>35</p></td><td><p>34</p></td><td><p>37</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>* In addition to the formal overrides listed here, there were 27 occasions when Council Decisions were adopted prior to scrutiny by the House of Commons European Scrutiny Committee due to their limite marking (ie internal EU limited distribution marking for content not intended to be in the public domain).</p><p> </p>
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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less than 2016-09-05T16:24:59.393Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-05T16:24:59.393Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Boswell of Aynho more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-07-21more like thismore than 2016-07-21
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading Sovereignty: Northern Ireland more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to discuss with other member states the matter of holding a Border Poll in Northern Ireland as part of their negotiations about the UK leaving the EU. more like this
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Lord Empey more like this
star this property uin HL1407 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-08-10more like thismore than 2016-08-10
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government will continue to abide by its commitments in the Belfast Agreement. It remains the case that the requirements in the Belfast Agreement for a border poll are not met. Our efforts need to be focused on getting the best deal possible for the UK in the negotiations with the EU.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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less than 2016-08-10T12:43:33.923Zmore like thismore than 2016-08-10T12:43:33.923Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Empey more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-07-21more like thismore than 2016-07-21
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading EU Law more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the scale of the task required to separate domestic law from EU law. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL1413 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-08-10more like thismore than 2016-08-10
star this property answer text <p>In preparation for negotiations to leave the EU, the Government is undertaking work across a range of areas, including with its legal teams, to establish how best to deliver the government’s objectives.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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less than 2016-08-10T12:43:48.72Zmore like thismore than 2016-08-10T12:43:48.72Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-09-07more like thismore than 2016-09-07
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading British Nationals Abroad: EU Countries more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to protect the rights of British citizens living in the EU set out in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights. more like this
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Lord Steel of Aikwood more like this
star this property uin HL1653 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-09-21more like thismore than 2016-09-21
star this property answer text <p>There has been no change to the rights and status of British citizens in the EU, or EU citizens in the UK, as a result of the referendum.</p><p>The Prime Minister has been clear that during negotiations she wants to protect the status of EU nationals already living here, and the only circumstances in which that would not be possible is if British citizens’ rights in European member states were not protected in return.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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less than 2016-09-21T12:15:36.473Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-21T12:15:36.473Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Steel of Aikwood more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-09-08more like thismore than 2016-09-08
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading Borders: Northern Ireland more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what consultations they have had with the government of the Republic of Ireland on a special arrangement for the land border between the EU and the UK as a result of Brexit. more like this
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Lord Eames more like this
star this property uin HL1696 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-09-19more like thismore than 2016-09-19
star this property answer text <p>There has been a range of engagement with the Irish Government, including a meeting between the Prime Minister and the Taoiseach in London on the 26 July and meetings between the Secretary of State for Exiting the EU and Irish Ministers in Dublin on 8 September. We have had a Common Travel Area between the UK and the Republic of Ireland many years before either country was a member of the European Union. There is a strong will in the UK Government, the Irish Government and the Northern Ireland Executive to preserve it, and it remains our intention to do so.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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less than 2016-09-19T12:39:10.64Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-19T12:39:10.64Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Eames more like this