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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Intelligence Services: Detainees more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 11 October to Question 175797, what the timeframe for its response to the Intelligence and Security Committee's reports on detainee mistreatment and rendition is. more like this
tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
tabling member printed
Tom Brake remove filter
uin 187980 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>I have nothing further to add to my Answer of 11 October to Question 175797.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
answering member printed Mr David Lidington remove filter
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T17:27:26.563Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:27:26.563Z
answering member
15
label Biography information for Mr David Lidington more like this
tabling member
151
label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1011604
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-21more like thismore than 2018-11-21
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Rendition and Torture more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether officials of his Department have had discussions with the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency on whether to launch an independent, judge-led inquiry into UK complicity in torture and rendition. more like this
tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
tabling member printed
Tom Brake remove filter
uin 193997 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
answer text <p>It is the longstanding policy of successive British Governments not to comment on intelligence matters.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
answering member printed Mr David Lidington remove filter
question first answered
less than 2018-11-27T12:27:34.843Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-27T12:27:34.843Z
answering member
15
label Biography information for Mr David Lidington more like this
tabling member
151
label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1017232
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-29more like thismore than 2018-11-29
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Rendition and Torture: Inquiries more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 26 November to Question 190850, and with reference to the Written Statement of 22 November 2018, HCWS 1100 with its accompanying response to the Intelligence and Security Committee’s report, whether the Government plans to hold an independent, judge-led inquiry into UK involvement in torture and rendition. more like this
tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
tabling member printed
Tom Brake remove filter
uin 197310 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-12-04more like thismore than 2018-12-04
answer text <p>Further to the Prime Minister’s Written Statement of 22 November (HCWS1100), the Government continues to give serious consideration to the examination of detainee issues and whether any more lessons can be learned and, if so, how.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
answering member printed Mr David Lidington remove filter
question first answered
less than 2018-12-04T16:23:45.967Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-04T16:23:45.967Z
answering member
15
label Biography information for Mr David Lidington more like this
tabling member
151
label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1039588
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-11more like thismore than 2019-01-11
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Cabinet Office: Brexit more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 10 January to Question 205794 on Cabinet Office: Brexit, when his Department plans to publish the data transparency releases referred to in that answer. more like this
tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
tabling member printed
Tom Brake remove filter
uin 207544 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-17more like thismore than 2019-01-17
answer text <p>All spending over £25000 is published in line with current guidnace on a monthly basis on GOV.uk: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/cabinet-office-spend-data</p> more like this
answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
answering member printed Mr David Lidington remove filter
question first answered
less than 2019-01-17T10:33:46.637Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-17T10:33:46.637Z
answering member
15
label Biography information for Mr David Lidington more like this
tabling member
151
label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1059872
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Brexit more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 5th February to Question 213879 on Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit, what the cost to the public purse has been of the Government’s Prepare for EU Exit public information campaign. more like this
tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
tabling member printed
Tom Brake remove filter
uin 220051 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-18more like thismore than 2019-02-18
answer text <p>The Cabinet Office is leading and coordinating the cross-departmental Prepare for EU Exit public information campaign to help fulfil the Government’s duty to inform citizens and businesses about how leaving the EU might affect them, and to advise them on the steps they may need to take to prepare. In the coming weeks and months, we plan to use a range of paid-for and no-cost channels to direct citizens and businesses to a dedicated area on <a href="http://gov.uk/" target="_blank">GOV.UK</a> at Gov.uk/euexit.</p><p> </p><p>On 8 January 2019, we launched a series of three radio adverts - to citizens, businesses and travellers - across UK-wide commercial stations, encouraging listeners to visit the website.</p><p> </p><p>The Cabinet Office has undertaken to publish information relating to ongoing expenditure on the public information campaign as part of the department’s monthly data transparency releases. The latest release is available at <em>(</em><em><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/cabinet-office-spend-data" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/cabinet-office-spend-data</a></em>)</p>
answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
answering member printed Mr David Lidington remove filter
question first answered
less than 2019-02-18T12:11:33.94Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-18T12:11:33.94Z
answering member
15
label Biography information for Mr David Lidington more like this
tabling member
151
label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1122201
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Brexit: Referendums more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what analysis did the Chancellor of the Exchequer used for the statement that it is unlikely, at a technical level, whether there would be enough time to legislate for a confirmatory referendum on the EU Withdrawal Agreement before the UK leaves the EU reported in the Guardian on 12 April 2019. more like this
tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
tabling member printed
Tom Brake remove filter
uin 246007 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction true more like this
date of answer less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
answer text <p><del class="ministerial">The Government has no plans to hold another referendum on EU membership. The Government remains committed to delivering on the result of the 2016 EU referendum by leaving the EU.</del></p><p><br /><del class="ministerial">An Act of Parliament is required before any UK-wide referendum can be held, the terms of which are for Parliament to debate and agree, including provisions for setting the data, franchise and the question as well as incorpating adequate time to prepare for the poll and a minimum campaigning period.</del></p><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Government has no plans to hold another referendum on EU membership. The Government remains committed to delivering on the result of the 2016 EU referendum by leaving the EU.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">An Act of Parliament is required before any UK-wide referendum can be held, the terms of which are for Parliament to debate and agree, including provisions for setting the date, franchise and the question as well as incorporating adequate time to prepare for the poll and a minimum campaigning period.</ins></p>
answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
answering member printed Mr David Lidington remove filter
question first answered
less than 2019-04-25T15:54:57.8Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-25T15:54:57.8Z
question first ministerially corrected
less than 2019-05-14T10:51:32.793Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T10:51:32.793Z
answering member
15
label Biography information for Mr David Lidington more like this
previous answer version
115134
answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
answering member printed Mr David Lidington more like this
answering member
15
label Biography information for Mr David Lidington more like this
tabling member
151
label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1123172
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Cabinet Office: Brexit more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent estimate he has made of the cost to his Department of preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a deal. more like this
tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
tabling member printed
Tom Brake remove filter
uin 247554 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-05-03more like thismore than 2019-05-03
answer text <p>HM Treasury has allocated over £4.2 billion of additional funding to departments and the Devolved Administrations for EU exit preparations so far.</p><p>This funding is to cover all exit scenarios, and is in addition to departmental efforts to reprioritise from business as usual toward preparations for the UK’s departure from the EU.</p><p>Work on no-deal exit preparations cannot be readily separated from other EU exit work. The Department is preparing for all eventualities and the resources available to support preparations are kept under constant review.</p><p>This expenditure breaks down as:</p><p> </p><ul><li>£412m of additional funding over the spending review period for the Department for Exiting the European Union, Department for International Trade and the Foreign &amp; Commonwealth Office at Autumn Statement 2016.</li><li>£286m of additional funding for 17/18 (a full breakdown of which can be found in Supplementary Estimates 17/18). (<a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/679738/PU2137_Supplementary_estimates_web.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/679738/PU2137_Supplementary_estimates_web.pdf</a>)</li><li>Over £1.5bn of additional funding for 18/19. A full breakdown of the allocations can be found in the Chief Secretary’s Written Ministerial Statement, HCWS540, laid on the 13th March 2018. (<a href="https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-statement/Commons/2018-03-13/HCWS540/" target="_blank">https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-statement/Commons/2018-03-13/HCWS540/</a>)</li><li>Over £2bn of additional funding for 19/20. A full breakdown of the allocations can be found in the Chief Secretary’s Written Ministerial Statement, HCWS1205, laid on the 18th December 2018. (<a href="https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-statement/Commons/2018-12-18/HCWS1205/" target="_blank">https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-statement/Commons/2018-12-18/HCWS1205/</a>)</li></ul>
answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
answering member printed Mr David Lidington remove filter
question first answered
less than 2019-05-03T11:32:30.857Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-03T11:32:30.857Z
answering member
15
label Biography information for Mr David Lidington more like this
tabling member
151
label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1125745
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Brexit: Referendums more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 25 April to Written Question 246007, if he will make an assessment of the shortest possible timeframe for legislating for a confirmatory referendum on the EU Withdrawal Agreement, in accordance with the process described in that Answer. more like this
tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
tabling member printed
Tom Brake remove filter
uin 252473 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
answer text <p>Primary Legislation would be necessary. The length of time a Bill would take to get through Parliament would be a matter for Parliament. The government has no plans to hold another referendum on EU membership.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
answering member printed Mr David Lidington remove filter
question first answered
less than 2019-05-14T16:41:34.063Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T16:41:34.063Z
answering member
15
label Biography information for Mr David Lidington more like this
tabling member
151
label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1126128
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Cabinet Office: Brexit more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many staff in his Department who were transferred or seconded to work (a) in other departments or (b) on other departmental briefs on preparations for the UK to leave the EU, have since returned to his Department. more like this
tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
tabling member printed
Tom Brake remove filter
uin 253457 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
answer text <p>Twelve civil servants from my Department have been seconded or transferred to work (a) in other departments or (b) on other departmental briefs on preparations for the UK to leave the EU. So far, 3 have returned.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>EU Exit is an all-of-government operation. The Department for Exiting the European Union is responsible for overseeing negotiations to leave the EU and establishing the future relationship between the UK and EU. The Department for International Trade works to secure UK and global prosperity by promoting and financing international trade and investment, and championing free trade.</p><p> </p><p>Departments continually review workforce plans, reprioritise and assess changing needs, which includes identification and cessation of non-priority work where appropriate. We have accelerated our plans, and at the same time, the Civil Service as a whole is working to ensure that EU Exit Implementation is carried out to high quality without impacting public service delivery across the whole of government.</p><p> </p>
answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
answering member printed Mr David Lidington remove filter
question first answered
less than 2019-05-20T14:24:21.49Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-20T14:24:21.49Z
answering member
15
label Biography information for Mr David Lidington more like this
tabling member
151
label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1136231
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Cabinet Office: Brexit more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what preparations his Department is making for the UK leaving the EU without an agreement; and how much funding has been allocated to those preparations. more like this
tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
tabling member printed
Tom Brake remove filter
uin 272106 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
answer text <p>As a responsible Government, we have been preparing to minimise any disruption in the event of no deal for nearly three years. The Government is putting in place a range of mitigations for such a scenario. The Cabinet Office is playing its part by, amongst other things, putting in place arrangements to deploy expertise to departments.</p><p>The Cabinet Office has allocated £58.8m in 2019/20 for EU Exit activity. The costs for each scenario cannot be readily separated, given the significant overlap in plans in many cases.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
answering member printed Mr David Lidington remove filter
question first answered
less than 2019-07-09T13:20:56.777Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-09T13:20:56.777Z
answering member
15
label Biography information for Mr David Lidington more like this
tabling member
151
label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this