Subsidy Control Bill — New Clause 1 — Exemption: agriculture — 13 Dec 2021 at 20:00

“with the exception of duties under section 33,”.
‘, the Scottish Ministers, the Welsh Ministers and the Department for the Economy in Northern Ireland’.
‘, the Scottish Ministers, the Welsh Ministers and the Department for the Economy in Northern Ireland’.
‘, the Scottish Ministers, the Welsh Ministers and the Department for the Economy in Northern Ireland’.
‘and areas of relative economic deprivation’.
“The enterprise must keep a written record detailing-
(a) that it has received a subsidy,
and
(b) the date on which it was given, and
(c) the gross value amount of the assistance.”
“Does a devolved Administration’s interests include indirect interests?”
“What if a number of organisations in their jurisdiction are potentially affected by a subsidy given?”
“Yes. I would say that is a direct interest rather than an indirect interest. Public authorities, including devolved Administrations, may be interested parties.”––[Official Report, Subsidy Control Public Bill Committee, 16 November 2021; c.308-309.]
“a person whose interests may be affected”.
“Subsidies should not normally encourage behaviour which will have a negative effect on the achievement of the UK’s net-zero commitments.”
“Transparency is fundamental not only to the future subsidy control regime but also to good governance more widely.”
“will have more freedom than ever before to design a policy that they judge to be right for them. We will set up a joint group across the UK to do market surveillance, to ensure that there is not disturbance to the internal market”.-[Official Report, 30 November 2020; Vol. 685, c. 42.]
“be undercut by farmers, including in the devolved nations, who are subsidised for food production or by area, not just for stewardship”.-[Official Report, 30 November 2020; Vol. 685, c. 50.]
“on the basis that it does not minimise negative effects on competition or investment in the UK which is a principle that goes beyond the minimum required under the TCA”.
“speculation about the Recipients’ financial position”.
“the long-established powers of the Senedd and Welsh Ministers”
“economic development, agriculture and fisheries.”
“little scrutiny from the UK Parliament and no scrutiny available to Welsh Ministers or the Senedd”-
“Despite suggestions from the UK Government that detailed engagement has been undertaken, the Bill only reflects the narrow interests of the UK Government.”
“I have yet to hear a…persuasive case for why you need that long to publish…an award.”––[Official Report, Subsidy Control Public Bill Committee, 26 October 2021; c. 58, Q79.]
“there should be transparency at every level of subsidy”.––[Official Report, Subsidy Control Public Bill Committee, 26 October 2021; c. 37, Q48.]
“seek…consent of…Scottish Ministers…Welsh Ministers and the Department for the Economy in Northern Ireland”

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What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

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PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Alba0 1050.0%
Con290 (+2 tell) 0080.9%
DUP0 2025.0%
Independent1 2050.0%
Lab0 000.0%
LDem0 9075.0%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 1050.0%
SNP0 13 (+2 tell)033.3%
Total:291 31051.1%

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