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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-12-19more like thismore than 2018-12-19
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Attorney General: Brexit remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Attorney General, how much funding from the public purse has been allocated to his Department for financial year 2018-19 for planning for the UK leaving the EU without a deal; and how much of that funding has been spent. more like this
tabling member constituency Tatton more like this
tabling member printed
Esther McVey more like this
uin 203880 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-10more like thismore than 2019-01-10
answer text <p>HM Treasury has already allocated over £4.2 billion of additional funding to departments and the devolved administrations for EU exit preparations so far. This includes the £1.5 billion of additional funding HM Treasury announced at Autumn Budget 2017 for 2018/19. A full breakdown of how this was allocated to departments can be found in the Chief Secretary’s Written Ministerial Statement, <a href="https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-statement/Commons/2018-03-13/HCWS540/" target="_blank">HCWS540</a>, laid on the 13th March. This money will be paid out in Supplementary Estimates 18/19 later this financial year.</p><p>The Attorney General’s Office and the Law Officers’ Departments did not require additional funding for EU Exit in 2018/19. Planning work for EU Exit is being undertaken within existing resources.</p> more like this
answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-10T16:16:03.19Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-10T16:16:03.19Z
answering member
4106
label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
tabling member
4084
label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
1035359
registered interest true more like this
date less than 2019-01-04more like thismore than 2019-01-04
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Attorney General: Brexit remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Attorney General, what estimate he has made of the additional staff required by his Department in the event that the UK leaves the EU (a) with and (b) without a deal. more like this
tabling member constituency Glasgow South West more like this
tabling member printed
Chris Stephens more like this
uin 205326 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
answer text <p>The Attorney General’s Office, a small ministerial department, is recruiting four staff members (full time equivalent) specifically to support EU Exit in 2019/20 if the UK leaves the EU with or without a deal. This is in addition to the work ongoing from existing resources.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-14T12:26:03.2Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-14T12:26:03.2Z
answering member
4106
label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
tabling member
4463
label Biography information for Chris Stephens more like this
1050177
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Attorney General: Brexit remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Attorney General, what progress he has made in laying statutory instruments related to EU exit preparedness; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency North East Derbyshire more like this
tabling member printed
Lee Rowley more like this
uin 213444 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-31more like thismore than 2019-01-31
answer text <p>The Law Officers Departments do not require secondary legislation in order to prepare for EU Exit. The Government Legal Department, Crown Prosecution Service and Serious Fraud Office continue to support, as necessary, other Government departments in preparing statutory instruments related to EU exit preparedness.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-31T14:26:40.73Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-31T14:26:40.73Z
answering member
4106
label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
tabling member
4652
label Biography information for Lee Rowley more like this
1050448
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Attorney General: Brexit remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Attorney General, how much of the £3 million allocated to his Department for Brexit preparations in 2019-20 has been allocated to preparing for the UK leaving the EU without a deal. more like this
tabling member constituency Twickenham more like this
tabling member printed
Sir Vince Cable more like this
uin 213891 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-06more like thismore than 2019-02-06
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. This breaks down as:</p><p> </p><p>£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.</p><p> </p><p>£286m of additional funding for 17/18 (a full breakdown of which can be found in <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/679738/PU2137_Supplementary_estimates_web.pdf" target="_blank">Supplementary Estimates 17/18</a>).</p><p> </p><p>Over £1.5bn of additional funding for 18/19. A full breakdown of the allocations can be found in <a href="https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-statement/Commons/2018-03-13/HCWS540/" target="_blank">the Chief Secretary’s Written Ministerial Statement, HCWS540, laid on the 13th March</a>.</p><p> </p><p>Over £2bn of additional funding for 19/20. A full breakdown of the allocations can be found in <a href="https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-statement/Commons/2018-12-18/HCWS1205/" target="_blank">the Chief Secretary’s Written Ministerial Statement, HCWS1205, laid on the 18th December</a>.</p><p> </p><p>The funding provided is in addition to the Attorney General’s Office’s efforts to reprioritise from business as usual toward preparations for the UK’s departure from the EU. This funding is to support preparation for all scenarios.</p>
answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-06T16:17:20.707Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-06T16:17:20.707Z
answering member
4106
label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
tabling member
207
label Biography information for Sir Vince Cable more like this
1056746
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-07more like thismore than 2019-02-07
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Attorney General: Brexit remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Attorney General, how many officials from his Department have been seconded from their primary role to make preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a deal; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
tabling member printed
Gareth Thomas more like this
uin 218149 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
answer text <p>The Attorney General’s Office, along with all of HM Government, is committed to ensuring that we make a success of EU Exit. No officials from the Attorney General’s Office, a small ministerial department, have been seconded from their primary role to make preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a deal; officials working on EU Exit are preparing for all scenarios.</p> more like this
answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-13T16:38:57.25Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-13T16:38:57.25Z
answering member
4106
label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
tabling member
177
label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
1059076
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Attorney General: Brexit remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Attorney General, which EU agencies his Department plans to seek continued membership of after the UK has left the EU; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
tabling member printed
Gareth Thomas more like this
uin 219252 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-18more like thismore than 2019-02-18
answer text <p>During the Implementation Period, the terms of the UK’s participation in EU agencies and bodies will be as set out in Article 128 of the Withdrawal Agreement.</p><p> </p><p>Following our exit from the European Union, we are committed to maintaining a close and collaborative relationship with the EU. Our future partnership is a matter for the next phase of negotiations and we look forward to constructive discussions with the EU.</p> more like this
answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-18T09:15:52.287Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-18T09:15:52.287Z
answering member
4106
label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
tabling member
177
label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
1123177
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Attorney General: Brexit remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Attorney General, 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 more like this
uin 247559 more like this
answer
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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 <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EU_exit" target="_blank">EU exit</a> preparations so far. This breaks down as:</p><p> </p><p>£412m of additional funding over the spending review period for the Department for Exiting the European Union, Department for <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Trade" target="_blank">International Trade</a> and the Foreign &amp; <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commonwealth_Office" target="_blank">Commonwealth Office</a> at Autumn Statement 2016.</p><p> </p><p>£286m of additional funding for 17/18 (a full breakdown of which can be found in Supplementary Estimates 17/18:</p><p><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>.)</p><p> </p><p>Over £1.5bn of additional funding for 18/19. A full breakdown of the allocations can be found in the <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chief_Secretary" target="_blank">Chief Secretary</a>’s Written Ministerial Statement, HCWS540, laid on the 13th March (<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>)</p><p> </p><p>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 (<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>)</p><p> </p><p>The funding provided is in addition to the Attorney General’s Office’s efforts to reprioritise from business as usual toward preparations for the UK’s departure from the EU. This funding is to support preparation for all scenarios.</p><p> </p>
answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-05-03T10:50:19.957Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-03T10:50:19.957Z
answering member
4106
label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
tabling member
151
label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1126136
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Attorney General: Brexit remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Attorney General, how many staff of his Department who were transferred or seconded to work (a) in other Departments and (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 more like this
uin 253465 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
answer text <p>The Attorney General’s Office had one employee who joined DExEU on loan to support work on preparations for the UK to leave the EU. The employee subsequently moved permanently to another department and will not return to the Attorney General’s Office.</p> more like this
answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-05-21T08:06:53.123Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T08:06:53.123Z
answering member
4517
label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
tabling member
151
label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this