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Ministerial Corrections
05 February 2019
Volume 654

Ministerial Corrections

Tuesday 5 February 2019

Treasury

Draft Market Abuse (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 and Draft Credit Rating Agencies (Amendment, Etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

The following is an extract from the debate on the draft Market Abuse (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 and draft Credit Rating Agencies (Amendment, Etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.

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The SI also retains exemptions in MAR—and amends the scope of the exemptions to UK-only—that relate to certain trading activities that cannot be enforced against the regulation.

[Official Report, Thirteenth Delegated Legislation Committee, 23 January 2019, c. 4.]

Letter of correction from the Economic Secretary to the Treasury:

An error has been identified in my contribution to the debate on the draft Market Abuse (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 and draft Credit Rating Agencies (Amendment, Etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.

The correct statement should have been:

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The SI also retains exemptions in MAR for financial instruments on UK and EU markets. These relate to certain trading activities that cannot be enforced against the regulation.

Work and Pensions

Disability Support

The following is an extract from a debate on Disability Support on 19 December 2018.

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Looking at all four measures of low-income poverty—before and after housing costs, and on a relative and on an absolute basis—poverty for people in families with a disabled person has improved since 2010 on three of the four measures, and there was no change in the fourth. I am not complacent. One person living in poverty in this country is one person too many, which is why we are determined to do everything we can to put more money in people’s pockets.

[Official Report, 19 December 2018, Vol. 651, c. 944.]

Letter of correction from Sarah Newton:

An error has been identified in my response to the debate.

The correct wording should have been:

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Looking at all four measures of low-income poverty—before and after housing costs, and on a relative and on an absolute basis—poverty for people in families with a disabled person has improved since 2010 on three of the four measures, and there was an increase in the fourth. I am not complacent. One person living in poverty in this country is one person too many, which is why we are determined to do everything we can to put more money in people’s pockets.