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1124050
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Brunei: Armed Forces 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, following the introduction by the government of Brunei of stoning as a punishment for gay sex, whether British military personnel proposed for secondment to British Forces Brunei are allowed to secure exemption from that secondment due to identifying as LBGT without financial or promotional penalty. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
unstar this property uin HL15432 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
star this property answer text <p>We are confident we have protections in place with the Government of Brunei for all British Forces, associated UK civilians and their dependants relating to issues which might arise from the introduction of the new Sharia Penal Code. All British Forces in Brunei have also been instructed to heed FCO travel advice. Any individual requests for exemptions will be taken on a case by case basis.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2019-05-15T14:36:11.333Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T14:36:11.333Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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3869
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1125507
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading West Coast Partnership Rail Franchise 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 FirstGroup has met all Department of Transport criteria on railways pensions as a shortlisted bidder for the West Coast Partnership rail franchise. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
unstar this property uin HL15602 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
star this property answer text <p>The Department does not comment on a live competition. Please note that all bids received for any franchise competition are evaluated against the requirements and instructions set out in the relevant Invitation To Tender.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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less than 2019-05-22T14:21:03.697Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-22T14:21:03.697Z
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4580
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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3869
star this property label Biography information for Lord Myners remove filter
1125850
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Takeovers: Conflict of Interests 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 they intend to undertake a review of the management of conflicts of interest arising when, in a contested takeover situation, institutional investors hold shares for clients, or under their own account, in both the bidder and target companies. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
unstar this property uin HL15640 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
star this property answer text <p>It is not uncommon for some investors to hold shares in both the bidder and target companies and rules mandated by the Financial Conduct Authority provide transparency to the market about share ownership. Takeover decisions are ultimately a matter for shareholders and the UK’s takeover rules require bidders to secure the approval of a majority of shareholders in the target company.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2019-05-20T16:06:53.167Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-20T16:06:53.167Z
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2616
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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3869
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1126718
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Loans 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 they have modelled the systemic risk impact of growth in instructional, non bank, lending. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
unstar this property uin HL15735 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
star this property answer text <p>The Financial Policy Committee (FPC) of the Bank of England was set up to identify, monitor and take action to remove or reduce systemic risks with a view to protecting and enhancing the resilience of the UK financial system as part of the new financial regulatory framework legislated for under The Financial Services Act 2012. Part of the FPC’s remit includes the responsibility for assessing risks in the financial system, including from the non-bank financial system. The FPC set out its most recent assessment of financial stability risks from the non-bank financial sector in its 28th November 2018 Financial Stability Report.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-05-22T16:28:54.077Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-22T16:28:54.077Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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3869
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1126719
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading London Capital and Finance: Insolvency 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 the proposed independent review of the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) supervision of London Capital and Finance will be supported by (1) an independent secretariat, or (2) secondees from the (a) FCA, (b) Prudential Regulation Authority, (c) HM Treasury, or (d) Bank of England. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
unstar this property uin HL15736 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>On 23<sup>rd</sup> May, the Economic Secretary to the Treasury laid before Parliament a Direction requiring the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to carry out an independent investigation into the events and circumstances surrounding the failure of London Capital and Finance. The operational resourcing of this investigation will be a matter for the FCA and Dame Elizabeth Gloster, the independent investigator it appointed.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-05-23T16:38:21.867Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T16:38:21.867Z
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57
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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3869
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1127256
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Tax Avoidance 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 they make an assessment of the culture towards tax compliance of private sector companies who apply to them for loans and credit support; and whether they (1) have, and (2) will, reject applications from those judged to be overly aggressive in tax planning or subject to unacceptably high management charges from related offshore parties. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
unstar this property uin HL15809 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-28more like thismore than 2019-05-28
star this property answer text <p>Through the British Business Bank, financial support to small businesses is facilitated via a number of delivery partners who provide a range of debt and equity finance.</p><p> </p><p>The British Business Bank has a thorough due diligence process for its delivery partners which includes a robust review and assessment framework for how delivery partners award the finance, monitored through independent auditors. The British Business Bank also has a tax policy that is published in the transparency section of its website.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2019-05-28T14:21:14.337Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-28T14:21:14.337Z
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2616
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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3869
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1127257
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading British Steel: Loans 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, in extending credit to British Steel, they took into account (1) the management of the borrower, (2) the value for money provided by Greybull Capital in respect of their management charges and other related party transfers, and (3) the use of a capital structure by British Steel that requires interest payments to Greybull parties based offshore. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
unstar this property uin HL15810 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-29more like thismore than 2019-05-29
star this property answer text <p>I refer the noble Lord to the answer I gave to him on 10 May 2019 to Question HL15469.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2019-05-29T15:49:41.373Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-29T15:49:41.373Z
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2616
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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3869
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1127438
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading British Steel: Loans 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 they took into consideration British Steel’s acquisition of Ascoval when reaching their decision on lending to that company. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
unstar this property uin HL15849 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
star this property answer text <p>The purchase of Ascoval was undertaken by the shareholder, and not by British Steel.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2019-06-03T11:17:09.497Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-03T11:17:09.497Z
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2616
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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3869
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1128010
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading British Steel: Loans 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 they used external independent advisers in connection with the evaluation of British Steel's applications for financial support over the last three months; and, if so, (1) who those advisers were, and (2) how much they were paid. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
unstar this property uin HL15895 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
star this property answer text <p>The Government sought commercial and legal advice from external independent advisers. Exact costs have not been finalised.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2019-06-04T16:05:40.227Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-04T16:05:40.227Z
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2616
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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3869
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1128011
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading British Steel: Loans 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 what assurance they received that the terms on which they provided financial support to British Steel were at commercial rates. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
unstar this property uin HL15896 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
star this property answer text <p>The agreement between the Government and British Steel regarding their EU Emissions Trading Scheme compliance was fully commercial and state aid compliant, under Section 7 of the Industrial Development Act 1982.</p><p>The terms of the commercial agreement are set out in letters from the Permanent Secretary to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to the Chair of the Public Accounts Committee and the Comptroller &amp; Auditor General, copies of which have been placed in the libraries of both Houses.</p><p>The Government carried out all of the necessary checks and due diligence which a typical commercial lender would undertake in relation to the company before making a commercial offer, including working closely with legal and commercial advisors to scrutinise the terms of the transaction.</p><p>The Deed of Forfeiture contains the terms and conditions which would be required by a commercial lender.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2019-06-04T16:09:15.11Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-04T16:09:15.11Z
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2616
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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3869
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