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star this property date less than 2018-05-03more like thismore than 2018-05-03
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
unstar 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 whether they will place in the library of the House a copy of the document Draft agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community recently transmitted to the UK authorities for negotiation; and what plans they have for initiating, or involving the UK Parliament in, consideration of that document. more like this
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Lord Balfe more like this
star this property uin HL7542 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-16more like thismore than 2018-05-16
star this property answer text <p>The Draft agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community was published on 19 March 2018 on gov.uk. It was accessible to peers in the Printed Paper office but will now be <strong><ins class="ministerial">deposited</ins></strong><del class="ministerial">made available</del> in the library of the House.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union has recently given evidence to the Exiting the EU Committee and the European Union Committee, on 25 April and 1 May respectively, where he discussed at length issues relating to the draft withdrawal agreement.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Lord Boswell of Aynho, as Chairman of the European Union Committee, wrote to the Secretary of State on 21 March with 24 questions regarding the draft withdrawal agreement. The Secretary of State responded in detail to the Committee's questions in writing on 19 April.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>This is in addition to a wide range of other parliamentary activity undertaken by select committees in scrutinising particular elements of what is expected to constitute part of the eventual Withdrawal Agreement - and the Government has been clear that the withdrawal agreement will be subject to a vote in both Houses of Parliament.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Callanan more like this
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less than 2018-05-10T14:43:22.697Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-10T14:43:22.697Z
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less than 2018-05-16T11:13:00.000Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-16T11:13:00.000Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Callanan more like this
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star this property answering member printed Lord Callanan more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Callanan more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Balfe 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 Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Department for Exiting the European Union: Consultants 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 Exiting the European Union, how many consultants his Department has hired since 2016; and at what cost to the taxpayer. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bootle more like this
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Peter Dowd more like this
star this property uin 235288 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true 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 Department uses consultancy services to source flexible labour to support short term projects that demand specialist knowledge and skills. From the Department’s formation on 14th July 2016 to date, it has incurred direct costs of £7.9m on consultancy services. Consultancy costs for the current financial year (2018-19) will be disclosed in full in the Department’s Annual Report and Accounts.</p><p>The Department does not hold information on the number of consultants hired<ins class="ministerial">.</ins> <del class="ministerial">in any one year as this work is often commissioned as part of an outcomes based contract to ensure value for money.</del></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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less than 2019-03-26T13:45:44Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-26T13:45:44Z
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less than 2019-03-26T15:19:50.177Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-26T15:19:50.177Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Peter Dowd more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Department for Exiting the European Union: Bullying 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 Exiting the European Union, what estimate he has made of the number of cases of bullying and harassment that have been recorded against managers in his Department in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 251311 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Exiting the European Union is committed to being an inclusive workplace where people can bring their whole selves to work. We care about the wellbeing of our staff and have committed to taking a zero tolerance approach to bullying and harassment.</p><p>We fully investigate all claims of bullying and harassment and take action in line with Departmental policies as appropriate. We have also introduced fair treatment ambassadors to provide another avenue for staff to receive support and signposting, as well as initiatives to help individuals, especially managers, recognise and resolve instances of bullying and harassment.</p><p>As the Department was created within the last 5 years, we only have records from 2017:</p><p> </p><p>2015: 0</p><p>2016: 0</p><p>2017:<ins class="ministerial"> less than 5</ins><ins class="ministerial"></ins></p><p>2018:<ins class="ministerial"> less than 5</ins><ins class="ministerial"></ins></p><p>2019: 0</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Spelthorne more like this
star this property answering member printed Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T14:24:29.14Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T14:24:29.14Z
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less than 2019-05-15T09:34:53.513Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T09:34:53.513Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Spelthorne more like this
star this property answering member printed Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Erasmus+ Programme 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 Exiting the European Union, what recent discussions have taken place on the UK's continuing participation in Erasmus in the event of the UK leaving the EU (a) with and (b) without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 1081 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
star this property answer text <p>The Government values international exchange and collaboration in education and training.</p><p>Under the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK would continue to take part in current EU programmes, including Erasmus+, for the duration of the transition period. Any participation beyond this would be a matter for upcoming negotiations on our future relationship with the EU. While the regulations for future EU programmes are still in the process of being developed, the Political Declaration envisages the possibility of UK participation in EU programmes like Erasmus+ and the negotiation of general terms of participation.</p><p>In the event that the UK leaves the EU with no agreement in place, the Government’s guarantee will cover the payment of awards to UK applicants for all successful Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps bids submitted before the end of 2020. <ins class="ministerial"><strong>Furthermore, the Commission’s Erasmus+ contingency regulation establishes that Key Action 1 mobilities, that are ongoing when the UK withdraws from the EU, do not have to be interrupted, even in a ‘no deal’ scenario. </strong></ins>This means UK Erasmus+ students already abroad will be able to complete their study placements.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochford and Southend East more like this
star this property answering member printed James Duddridge more like this
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less than 2019-10-23T16:09:30.067Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-23T16:09:30.067Z
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less than 2019-11-04T16:14:14.893Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T16:14:14.893Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Duddridge more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Rochford and Southend East more like this
star this property answering member printed James Duddridge more like this
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star this property label Biography information for James Duddridge more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-03-05more like thismore than 2019-03-05
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Free Movement of People 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 Exiting the European Union, whether the Prime Minister has entered into correspondence with the European Council on changing the mandate of the European Commission to allow for the adoption of part two of the Withdrawal Agreement on citizens’ rights under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston and Surbiton more like this
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Sir Edward Davey more like this
star this property uin 228559 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
star this property answer text <p>From the very beginning the Prime Minister has been clear that safeguarding the rights of EU citizens living in the UK and UK nationals living in the EU was her first priority for negotiations. The best way to guarantee those rights, both for UK nationals in the EU and EU citizens in the UK, is through the Withdrawal Agreement.</p><p>On 27 February, the House of Commons supported a proposal by Alberto Costa MP which requires the Government to seek a joint UK/EU commitment to preserve the citizens’ rights section of the Withdrawal Agreement, whatever the outcome of negotiations.</p><p><del class="ministerial">The Secretary of State Steve Barclay has now written to the EU’s lead Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, on ring-fencing the Citizens’ Rights part of the Withdrawal Agreement. This letter has also been copied to Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament’s Brexit coordinator and shared with the Secretary-General. Copies of the letter have been placed in the libraries of both Houses and it has been published online at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/costa-amendment-letter-to-the-eu-institutions" target="_blank">gov.uk</a>.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Secretary of State Steve Barclay has now written to the EU’s lead Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, on ring-fencing the Citizens’ Rights part of the Withdrawal Agreement. This letter has also been shared with Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament’s Brexit coordinator and the Secretary General of the European Council. Copies of the letter have been placed in the libraries of both Houses and it has been published online at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/costa-amendment-letter-to-the-eu-institutions" target="_blank">gov.uk</a>.</ins></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Worcester more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robin Walker more like this
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less than 2019-03-11T16:50:27.41Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-11T16:50:27.41Z
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less than 2019-03-11T21:37:11.117Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-11T21:37:11.117Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robin Walker more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Worcester more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robin Walker more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robin Walker more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Edward Davey more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-09-12more like thismore than 2018-09-12
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Department for Exiting the European Union: Staff 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 Exiting the European Union, how many staff (a) are employed directly by (b) are seconded to and (c) work under contract to his Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stoke-on-Trent Central more like this
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Gareth Snell more like this
star this property uin 174123 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-09more like thismore than 2018-10-09
star this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">I can confirm that all staff directly employed by the Department for Exiting the European Union are paid in line with the Government’s National Living Wage. All staff are based in London and are paid in line with the living wage, as defined by the Living Wage Foundation.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Department is recruiting the brightest and the best from across the civil service, the wider public sector and the private sector. The Department for Exiting the European Union now has over 650 staff. We will not be providing a running commentary as recruitment is ongoing and numbers are regularly changing.</ins></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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less than 2018-10-09T11:06:16.01Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-09T11:06:16.01Z
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less than 2018-10-09T12:47:06.537Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-09T12:47:06.537Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Gareth Snell more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
unstar this property hansard heading European External Action Service 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 how many UK nationals currently work for the European External Action Service (EEAS); how many of these staff are on secondment from the UK civil service; whether they have undertaken an assessment of how many of those (1) on secondment, and (2) directly employed by the EEAS plan to continue to work there after the UK leaves the EU; and if so, what were their findings. more like this
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Lord Balfe more like this
star this property uin HL11351 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>Information provided by the EEAS shows that as of 14 November 2018 there were a total of 115 UK nationals working for the EEAS. Of these, 33 were seconded from the UK civil service.</p><p>The EEAS has informed staff of UK nationality that all HMG officials seconded to the EEAS will be required to end their role by 29 March 2019. Permanent Officials employed by the EEAS with UK nationality will be able to continue their employment in Headquarters in Brussels, but they will no longer be able to serve in EU Delegations overseas.</p><p>As set out in the Government’s White Paper on the future relationship between the UK and the EU, we hope to agree a programme for the reciprocal exchange of expertise and skills as part of the future UK-EU partnership. Our priority is agreeing mutually beneficial arrangements for the longer term, in line with our overall future partnership with the EU.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Callanan more like this
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less than 2018-11-19T16:55:05.757Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T16:55:05.757Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Callanan more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Balfe more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
unstar this property hansard heading EU Budget: Contributions 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 how much they anticipate the UK's financial settlement with the EU will be as a result of Brexit; and whether they will publish details of the basis for that figure. more like this
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Lord Stoddart of Swindon more like this
star this property uin HL11414 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 2018-11-20more like thismore than 2018-11-20
star this property answer text <p>We have agreed a fair financial settlement with the EU as part of the draft Withdrawal Agreement. Our estimate, based on reasonable assumptions and publically available data, falls within the range of £35bn-£39bn, and the National Audit Office confirmed in April 2018 that these assumptions were reasonable. Details of the basis on which that figure was reached can be found in the EU-UK Joint Report, published on December 8th, 2017. The Chancellor of the Exchequer provided further details to the Treasury Select Committee in January 2018.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Callanan more like this
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less than 2018-11-20T14:52:40.623Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-20T14:52:40.623Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Callanan more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Stoddart of Swindon more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
unstar 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, further the answer by Lord Callanan on 29 October (HL Deb, col 1111), whether they will (1) withdraw their notice under Articles 2 to 5 of Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union, and (2) offer through the European Union Council continuing free trade under the World Trade Organisation, and residence and security to European Union citizens, before agreeing any financial settlement in the Brexit negotiations; and if not, why not. more like this
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Lord Pearson of Rannoch more like this
star this property uin HL11477 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-20more like thismore than 2018-11-20
star this property answer text <p>The clear position of the Government is that our notice under Article 50 will not be withdrawn. We have agreed in principle the terms of the UK’s smooth and orderly exit from the EU, as set out in the Withdrawal Agreement. We have also agreed the broad terms of our future relationship as set out in the outline Political Declaration. Both sides are determined to conclude the full Political Declaration by the end of November, bringing the Article 50 negotiations to a close.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Callanan more like this
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less than 2018-11-20T15:03:05.547Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-20T15:03:05.547Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Callanan more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Pearson of Rannoch more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Overseas Workers: Germany 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 arrangements they are making for UK citizens to be able to work in Germany after the UK has left the European Union; and what advice, if any, they provide to those who wish to do so. more like this
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
star this property uin HL11573 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
star this property answer text <p>UK nationals residing in Germany before the end of the implementation period will fall under the protection of the Withdrawal Agreement and will be able to continue to live their life broadly as they do now.</p><p>Equal treatment principles will continue to apply for UK nationals covered under the Withdrawal Agreement, meaning they will continue to be eligible to apply and be considered for work on an equal basis after the end of the implementation period, with nationals of their host member state as under current EU rules.</p><p>As part of future relationship, we want to agree reciprocal mobility arrangements with the EU that will support businesses to provide services and move their talented people and allow people to travel visa-free for temporary business activity.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Callanan more like this
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less than 2018-11-28T16:21:41.703Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-28T16:21:41.703Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Callanan more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this