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star this property date less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
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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 Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Departmental Responsibilities more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what each workstream is in his Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-21more like thismore than 2019-02-21
star this property answer text <p>The Department’s objectives are to deliver an ambitious industrial strategy; maximise investment opportunities and bolster UK interests as we leave the EU; promote competitive markets and responsible business practices; ensure the UK has a reliable, low cost and clean energy system; and to build a flexible, innovative, collaborative and business-facing department.</p><p> </p><p>The workstreams to achieve these objectives are set out the BEIS Single Departmental Plan at the link below.</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/department-for-business-energy-and-industrial-strategy-single-departmental-plan/department-for-business-energy-and-industrial-strategy-single-departmental-plan-may-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/department-for-business-energy-and-industrial-strategy-single-departmental-plan/department-for-business-energy-and-industrial-strategy-single-departmental-plan-may-2018</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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less than 2019-02-21T15:57:11.343Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-21T15:57:11.343Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-03-21more like thismore than 2019-03-21
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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 International Financial Reporting Standards Endorsement Board more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the oral contribution of 20 March 2019 of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Kelly Tolhurst to the Eighth Delegated Legislation Committee on the Draft International Accounting Standards and European Public Limited-Liability Company (amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, Official Report, column 8, who will carry out the work that the endorsement board will be responsible for until that body is constituted. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 235296 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-26more like thismore than 2019-03-26
star this property answer text <p>The International Accounting Standards and European Public Limited-Liability Company (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 transfer the European Commission’s powers to endorse and adopt International Accounting Standards (IAS) to the Secretary of State. It also provides for these powers to be sub-delegated to a UK body. The policy intention is that the sub-delegation to a UK Endorsement Board will be performed by an affirmative SI later this year. Until then, the responsibility to endorse and adopt IAS for use in the UK will lie with my rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State. He will be supported in this role by the FRC and, once appointed, the Endorsement Board secretariat staff. Recruitment is currently underway.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-03-26T15:10:08.113Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-26T15:10:08.113Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-03-28more like thismore than 2019-03-28
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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 State Aid (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he has had discussions with the Leader of the House on a new date for bringing forward his Department's State Aid (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 238331 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-04more like thismore than 2019-04-04
star this property answer text <p>My rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State continues to discuss the timing of a debate on these Regulations with Cabinet colleagues, including the Leader of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-04-04T15:13:00.42Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-04T15:13:00.42Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
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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 Government Assistance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the House Of Lords Secondary Legislation Committee report page 13 on Draft State Aid (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, paragraph 47, if he will publish the response of the Local Government Association; and if he will (a) confirm whether the meeting between the LGA and the CMA took place and (b) publish minutes of that meeting. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 244063 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-24more like thismore than 2019-04-24
star this property answer text <p>The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has met with the Local Government Association (LGA) to discuss the future operation of the state aid regime by the CMA. The minutes of this meeting were prepared by the CMA, and the CMA does not routinely publish the minutes of its meetings.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-04-24T15:29:58.657Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-24T15:29:58.657Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
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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 Government Assistance: Wales more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the First Delegated Legislation Committee of Wednesday 10 April 2019 and the oral contribution of the member for Sefton Central, when he plans to respond to the request of the Welsh Government for an explanation of the government's legal position that State Aid is a reserved matter; and if he will confirm whether the government has previously given the commitment not to amend domestic legislation in devolved areas without the agreement of the devolved administrations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 244064 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-24more like thismore than 2019-04-24
star this property answer text <p>Ken Skates, Minister for Economy and Transport at the Welsh Government, wrote to the Secretary of State on 25 January 2019. Whilst noting that the regime established by the State aid regulation was an important step in ensuring alignment between the UK and EU on state aid, the letter queried the position on reservation.</p><p>My rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State explained that there is no difference of opinion between the administrations on the current policy adopted in relation to State aid and explained the UK Government’s intention to work closely with them (and the other devolved administrations) on the development of State aid policy.</p><p> </p><p>I understand this correspondence enabled Jeremy Miles, Counsel General and Brexit Minister for the Welsh Government, to update the National Assembly for Wales’ Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee by letter dated 20 March 2019, noting that he was, “<em>reassured that there is still scope to resolve the ongoing dispute between our administrations to reflect devolution in the medium to longer term, and will continue working with the UK Government towards that end</em>.”</p><p> </p><p>Under the EU Withdrawal Act 2018, the UK Government can amend deficiencies in retained EU law where this would fail to operate effectively otherwise. Where EU law falls within an area of devolved competence, the Memorandum on the EU Withdrawal Bill and the Establishment of Common Frameworks (April 2018) clarifies that the Government will not normally seek to use these powers without the agreement of the devolved administrations.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government remains fully committed to this position. However, given that we consider that the regulation of State aid is reserved, we did not consider that this commitment was engaged in respect of the draft State aid regulations. I am nevertheless still committed to working closely with the Welsh Government and the other devolved administrations on the development of State aid policy.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-04-24T15:30:06.47Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-24T15:30:06.47Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
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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 Government Assistance: Scotland more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the First Delegated Legislation Committee of Wednesday 10 April 2019 and the oral contribution of the member for Sefton Central, whether the Scottish government made representations in response to a request by him on the draft state aid regulations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 244065 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-24more like thismore than 2019-04-24
star this property answer text <p>The Scottish Government wrote to my rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State on 21 November 2018 and 28 January 2019. Whilst expressing broad agreement with the policy position of reflecting the current EU State aid regime, the letter queried the position on reservation and the fact that the draft State aid regulations provided a limited role for Scottish ministers.</p><p> </p><p>The Secretary of State recognised these queries, but explained that the administrations are closely aligned on policy and that the UK Government will work closely with the Scottish Government (and other devolved administrations) on the development of State aid policy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-04-24T15:30:18.67Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-24T15:30:18.67Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
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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 Government Assistance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the First Delegated Legislation Committee of Wednesday 10 April 2019 and the oral contribution of the member for Sefton Central, whether he will publish the responses of the CBI and FSB. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 244066 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-24more like thismore than 2019-04-24
star this property answer text <p>The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) were consulted in the preparation of the Technical Notice on State Aid, published in August 2018 to help provide clarity and certainty on Government’s preparations for the unlikely event of the UK exiting the European Union without a deal.</p><p>The Technical Notice made clear that the Government was adopting a continuity approach through transposing into UK domestic law existing EU rules on State aid, and the CBI and FSB recognised that this approach was right and responsible. The Government’s continuity approach supports businesses through maintaining well-understood and supported rules to prevent anti-competitive State aid.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-04-24T15:30:25.153Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-24T15:30:25.153Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
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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 Competition and Markets Authority: Public Consultation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the First Delegated Legislation Committee of Wednesday 10 April 2019, Official Report, column 15, and the oral contribution of the member for Sefton Central, whether he will publish the results of the CMA consultation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 244067 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-24more like thismore than 2019-04-24
star this property answer text <p>The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is responsible for publishing the response to its consultation on the Guidance on state aid notifications and reporting, rather than my rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State. The CMA is currently analysing the responses to its consultation, and intends to publish the result in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-04-24T15:30:31.313Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-24T15:30:31.313Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
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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 Competition and Markets Authority more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the First Delegated Legislation Committee of Wednesday 10 April 2019, Official Report, column 14, and the oral contribution of the member for Sefton Central, what involvement the CMA will have with local and regional government, industry bodies, trade unions and civil society. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 244068 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-24more like thismore than 2019-04-24
star this property answer text <p>The CMA will be responsible for approving notifications of new State aid and investigating potential breaches of the State aid rules by all levels of government, including local government. Industry bodies, trade unions and civil society will be able to submit a complaint or comments to the CMA about any aid which might affect their interests.</p><p> </p><p>The CMA has committed to continuing to make its senior staff available to maintain and strengthen links with regional governments and devolved administrations. This includes building relationships with State aid teams in devolved governments across the UK.</p><p> </p><p>The CMA has significantly expanded its Scotland office during the past year including appointing a dedicated State aid ‘point person’, based in their Edinburgh office, to liaise with the Scottish Government and wider Scottish stakeholders in relation to State aid. Recruitment is ongoing for similar liaison positions in Wales and Northern Ireland.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-04-24T15:30:47.273Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-24T15:30:47.273Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
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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 Government Assistance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the First Delegated Legislation Committee of Wednesday 10 April 2019, Official Report, column 15, and the oral contribution of the member for Sefton Central, what plans he has to change the policy of the application of state aid. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 244069 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-24more like thismore than 2019-04-24
star this property answer text <p>The aim in bringing across the EU State aid acquis into UK law under the draft Regulations considered in the First Delegated Legislation Committee on 10<sup>th</sup> April is to provide certainty and continuity for aid givers and beneficiaries. There are therefore no plans to change policy.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-04-24T15:30:53.923Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-24T15:30:53.923Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this