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Lords Chamber
Assisted Dying Bill [HL] - Fri 22 Oct 2021
Ministry of Justice

Mentions:
1: Lord Howarth of Newport (LAB - Life peer) Giant digital corporations ruthlessly manipulate government and citizens alike. - Speech Link
2: Lord Leigh of Hurley (CON - Life peer) That has long since not been the case, as mankind’s ingenuity, medical expertise and skills—some - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Oral Answers to Questions - Thu 21 Oct 2021
Department for International Trade

Mentions:
1: Mark Pawsey (CON - Rugby) Minister agree that the role of skilled, professional salespeople with business-to-business selling skills - Speech Link
2: Mike Freer (CON - Finchley and Golders Green) the most advanced trade deal that both countries have ever signed, with gold-stamped provisions in digital - Speech Link
3: Anne-Marie Trevelyan (CON - Berwick-upon-Tweed) co-operation between the UK Government and businesses around the world on global challenges such as digital - Speech Link
4: Penny Mordaunt (CON - Portsmouth North) We want to ensure that we are able to expand digital services but also to support the values that need - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [HL] - Thu 21 Oct 2021
Department for Education

Mentions:
1: Lord Storey (LDEM - Life peer) known as skills wallets. - Speech Link
2: None above to access English and maths, to improve their literacy and numeracy, and to access fully-funded digital - Speech Link
3: Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen (CON - Life peer) This will include funding schemes to support educational technology and staff using digital forms of - Speech Link
4: Lord Forsyth of Drumlean (CON - Life peer) this Bill, partly because I chair the Economic Affairs Committee and we are looking at central bank digital - Speech Link
5: Baroness Wilcox of Newport (LAB - Life peer) Skills and retraining must be a vital part of our economic recovery. - Speech Link
6: Baroness Barran (CON - Life peer) to access fully funded digital skills qualifications, as we discussed in an earlier group of amendments - Speech Link
7: None of personal data of students and potential students; and(c) have regard to children’s rights in the digital - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
World Menopause Month - Thu 21 Oct 2021
Department of Health and Social Care

Mentions:
1: Caroline Nokes (CON - Romsey and Southampton North) survey carried out by the Fawcett Society on behalf of Standard Chartered and the Financial Services Skills - Speech Link
2: Judith Cummins (LAB - Bradford South) Digital solutions which could support that already exist, but they are not properly integrated into IT - Speech Link


Grand Committee
Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living (Science and Technology Committee Report) - Wed 20 Oct 2021
Department of Health and Social Care

Mentions:
1: Baroness Young of Old Scone (LAB - Life peer) befrienders, and other newer technologies such as robots and digital surveillance programs, all of which - Speech Link
2: Lord Mair (CB - Life peer) There is also the important issue of digital service provision for older people. - Speech Link
3: Lord Sikka (LAB - Life peer) That said, people’s welfare requires that they must have access to digital technology. - Speech Link
4: Baroness Walmsley (LDEM - Life peer) skills needed to operate these aids. - Speech Link
5: Lord Kamall (CON - Life peer) I will continue to work with NHSX and NHS Digital to drive digitisation and the sharing of appropriate - Speech Link


Westminster Hall
Access to Cash - Wed 20 Oct 2021
HM Treasury

Mentions:
1: Alex Davies-Jones (LAB - Pontypridd) directly involved in policy on the use of cash, but it is a key contributor to ensuring that certain skills - Speech Link
2: Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi (LAB - Slough) that those more likely to use cash than cards tended to be on a lower income and less likely to have digital - Speech Link
3: John Lamont (CON - Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk) the UK Government’s commitment to protecting access to cash, complemented by initiatives to tackle digital - Speech Link
4: Ronnie Cowan (SNP - Inverclyde) Nick Quin, head of financial inclusion at LINK, has said:“Covid has turbocharged the switch to digital - Speech Link
5: Rachel Hopkins (LAB - Luton South) about how the pandemic has accelerated the trend in consumers moving away from using cash and towards digital - Speech Link
6: Abena Oppong-Asare (LAB - Erith and Thamesmead) For many people, this is a shift that they are embracing as digital payments bring greater control and - Speech Link
7: John Glen (CON - Salisbury) It is important that digital connectivity is in place to help individuals and businesses to seize - Speech Link
8: Alex Davies-Jones (LAB - Pontypridd) I also welcome his commitment that no one will be left behind in the digital connectivity roll-out—a - Speech Link


Westminster Hall
Artificial Intelligence - Wed 20 Oct 2021
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Mentions:
1: Nick Fletcher (CON - Don Valley) and the public sector believed that there was sufficient provision of training and development in AI skills - Speech Link
2: George Freeman (CON - Mid Norfolk) with how to regulate: AI, autonomous vehicles, nutraceuticals, functional foods, clinical trials and digital - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Supporting Small Business - Tue 19 Oct 2021
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Mentions:
1: Rachel Reeves (LAB - Leeds West) is no Government industrial strategy for the retail sector to work with business to increase wages, skills - Speech Link
2: Kevin Hollinrake (CON - Thirsk and Malton) She would use the digital services tax, but as I understand it, the multinational agreement on the issue - Speech Link
3: Rachel Reeves (LAB - Leeds West) We would pay for easing that burden on businesses by raising the UK digital services tax. - Speech Link
4: Rachel Reeves (LAB - Leeds West) costs are spiralling as a result of the Government’s unwillingness to invest in gas storage and the skills - Speech Link
5: Peter Grant (SNP - Glenrothes) but if the people who are looking for work do not have the skills that are needed for those vacancies - Speech Link
6: Kevin Hollinrake (CON - Thirsk and Malton) That can only be a very temporary solution, because digital services tax has to be eradicated when we - Speech Link
7: Emma Hardy (LAB - Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle) for the better, we also change our attitude towards remote working, because it really can offer the skills - Speech Link
8: David Johnston (CON - Wantage) she agree with me that the big risk of remote working is that younger workers will not develop the skills - Speech Link
9: Danny Kruger (CON - Devizes) I recognise the force of the argument for a digital sales tax and a global corporation tax, which are - Speech Link


Grand Committee
Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill - Tue 19 Oct 2021
Home Office

Mentions:
1: Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth (CON - Life peer) Ministers—I look forward to the Budget next week and perhaps some indication of some tax changes so that digital - Speech Link
2: Lord Sikka (LAB - Life peer) the joint report by the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee and the Business, Innovation and Skills - Speech Link
3: Baroness Pinnock (LDEM - Life peer) current system is not answering the questions it needs to on town centre businesses on the one hand and digital - Speech Link


Public Bill Committees
Health and Care Bill (Thirteenth sitting) - Tue 19 Oct 2021
Department of Health and Social Care

Mentions:
1: None The clause will provide NHS Digital with the clarity it needs to use health and care data to benefit - Speech Link
2: Alex Norris (LAB - Nottingham North) NHS Digital will be crucial as the body that can bring together, under one roof, information held by - Speech Link
3: Edward Argar (CON - Charnwood) NHS Digital has been working with the Private Healthcare Information Network to develop the acute data - Speech Link
4: Alex Norris (LAB - Nottingham North) waiting more than two years, who have had this very profound change in their lives, need to develop new skills - Speech Link
5: None NHS Digital allows information to be used for purposes connected to health and care by organisations - Speech Link


Public Bill Committees
Building Safety Bill (Eleventh sitting) - Tue 19 Oct 2021
Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities

Mentions:
1: Mike Amesbury (LAB - Weaver Vale) That is a lot of people who require the skills, qualifications and competence to ensure that this new - Speech Link
2: Siobhan Baillie (CON - Stroud) It is helpful to understand the digital nature and transparency of the measures. - Speech Link
3: Ian Byrne (LAB - Liverpool, West Derby) Many people do not have digital access, despite the preoccupation with it. - Speech Link
4: Eddie Hughes (CON - Walsall North) We do not have a preoccupation with digital, but it does allow lots of people easy access to the information - Speech Link
5: Eddie Hughes (CON - Walsall North) independent review recommend the creation of the role of the building safety manager with the right skills - Speech Link
6: Marie Rimmer (LAB - St Helens South and Whiston) that if a new manager came along in the future, or a new accountable person, they would be up to the skills - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Inequalities of Region and Place - Thu 14 Oct 2021
Home Office

Mentions:
1: Lord Liddle (LAB - Life peer) Blackpool—which has some of the worst health outcomes in Britain—using the university’s expertise in digital - Speech Link
2: Lord Bishop of Durham (Bishops - Bishops) Inward investment in infrastructure and higher skills work is one key area to help here. - Speech Link
3: Lord Shipley (LDEM - Life peer) Department for Transport, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Department for Digital - Speech Link
4: Baroness Valentine (CB - Life peer) belief in change, while getting used to working across sectors where people have different outlooks and skills - Speech Link
5: Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LDEM - Life peer) the transformation of the funding and status of further education colleges to provide the technical skills - Speech Link
6: Lord Greenhalgh (CON - Life peer) up the UK, investing billions to support innovation, high-street improvement, public transport and digital - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Social Care in England - Thu 14 Oct 2021
Department of Health and Social Care

Mentions:
1: Baroness Pitkeathley (LAB - Life peer) Those skills could be developed by providing training, and retention could be dealt with by better career - Speech Link
2: Baroness Tyler of Enfield (LDEM - Life peer) problems in retaining and recruiting staff, including according to a report published this week by Skills - Speech Link
3: Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe (LAB - Life peer) Only today, Skills for Care published its annual report, The State of the Adult Social Care Sector - Speech Link
4: Lord Bichard (CB - Life peer) Are we using digital technology as well as we could, not just to help providers but to help more people - Speech Link
5: Baroness Brinton (LDEM - Life peer) Skills for Care forecasts that if the adult social care workforce grows proportionate to the projected - Speech Link
6: Baroness Wheeler (LAB - Life peer) My noble friend Lady Warwick and other noble Lords have pointed to the Skills for Care workforce report - Speech Link
7: Lord Kamall (CON - Life peer) We need to offer a career where people can develop new skills and take on new challenges as they become - Speech Link


Grand Committee
UK Journalism (Communications and Digital Committee Report) - Wed 13 Oct 2021
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Mentions:
1: Lord Gilbert of Panteg (CON - Life peer) In 2019, Facebook and Google’s dominance allowed them to take 80% of the £14 billion spent on digital - Speech Link
2: Viscount Colville of Culross (CB - Excepted Hereditary) At a time when we have heard so much about supporting the British worker, in the face of skills - Speech Link
3: Lord Lipsey (LAB - Life peer) The revolution has been caused by digital developments. - Speech Link
4: Lord Birt (CB - Life peer) As the committee suggests, digital players should not have a free ride. - Speech Link
5: Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay (CON - Life peer) to innovate and adapt to changes in the market, while continuing to develop traditional journalistic skills - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [HL] - Tue 12 Oct 2021
Department for Education

Mentions:
1: None in the following fields—(a) digital,(b) innovation,(c) engineering,(d) the built environment, including - Speech Link
2: Baroness Neville-Rolfe (CON - Life peer) First, I am concerned that our lack of digital skills is acknowledged but not built consistently into - Speech Link
3: Lord Ravensdale (CB - Excepted Hereditary) On digital skills and innovation, these skills areas are critical to the recovery of the economy - Speech Link
4: None saying all kinds of motherhood-and-apple-pie things about digital innovation, engineering, the built - Speech Link
5: Baroness Barran (CON - Life peer) We have introduced, as noble Lords know, digital and other skills boot camps, covering construction and - Speech Link
6: Baroness Neville-Rolfe (CON - Life peer) skills, especially digital engineering, and the need to listen to the voice of small business. - Speech Link
7: Lord Adonis (LAB - Life peer) It goes on:“The first three T Levels are in Construction, Digital, and Education & Childcare, - Speech Link