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star this property date less than 2019-04-26more like thismore than 2019-04-26
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Department for International Development remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what her Department’s priorities are for the replenishment period and strategy review with Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
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Rosie Cooper more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-07more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The UK is delighted to be hosting the Gavi Replenishment in 2020. Gavi has immunised over 700 million children, saving 10 million lives from preventable diseases. The UK is proud to have played a significant role in delivering these extraordinary results.</p><p> </p><p>As hosts of the Replenishment Conference, our priority will be to help Gavi secure the funding it needs to further deliver its life-saving work. The replenishment period is also a terrific opportunity to demonstrate the impact of the UK’s contribution to Gavi for the world’s poorest and to recognise the extraordinary work done by British innovators, academics and health advocates to support Gavi’s mission.</p><p> </p><p>The next strategic period for Gavi is critically important and the UK will continue to press for further improvements. This includes promoting equitable coverage of immunisation to leave no-one behind and ensure vaccines are available for the most vulnerable. The UK will also prioritise ensuring our investment in Gavi is sustainable and delivers maximum value for money by supporting countries to effectively transition from Gavi support to increased domestic funding.</p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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less than 2019-05-07T15:25:59.903Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-07T15:25:59.903Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
1123364
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star this property date less than 2019-04-26more like thismore than 2019-04-26
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Vaccination 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 International Development, what steps her Department is taking to provide marginalised children with access to vaccines. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
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Rosie Cooper more like this
star this property uin 248001 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UK believes all children should have access to lifesaving vaccines, no matter where they live. Equitable vaccine coverage is therefore a key priority for the UK’s support for Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. This investment provides immunisation to the poorest children in 68 of the world’s poorest countries. Gavi will vaccinate an additional 76 million children by 2020, preventing 1.4 million deaths from vaccine preventable diseases.</p><p> </p><p>As well as providing support to strengthen the overall health system, Gavi focuses on improving access and equity by identifying the populations and geographical areas most likely to be under immunised and at risk of outbreaks. Gavi have also adapted their model to include a Fragility, Emergency and Refugees policy which provides a more quick and flexible response in fragile countries. This has helped reach unimmunised children in places like Syria and in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.</p><p> </p><p>As a Gavi Board member, the UK advocates for equitable coverage as a core priority both now and in the future strategy.</p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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less than 2019-05-07T15:27:07.417Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-07T15:27:07.417Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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1538
unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
1123365
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star this property date less than 2019-04-26more like thismore than 2019-04-26
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Vaccination 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 International Development, whether her Department is taking steps to promote competition in the vaccines market. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
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Rosie Cooper more like this
star this property uin 248002 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Healthy vaccine markets are essential to provide adequate supplies of vaccines at affordable prices for poor countries. This, in turn, improves availability and drives demand for immunisation. The UK supports healthy vaccine market competition through our investment in Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.</p><p> </p><p>A core part of Gavi’s mission is to promote competition and reduce the cost of vaccines. Gavi now supports 17 manufacturers to provide critical vaccines at a lower cost. Many of these manufacturers are now based in low and middle income countries. This has successfully generated over US$764 million in cost savings in 2017 alone and has reduced the cost of immunising a child by 17% since 2016.</p><p> </p><p>The UK also supports Gavi’s Advanced Market Commitment for Pneumococcal Vaccines (AMC), an innovative approach to fostering market competition. By incentivising investment in research and development in the pneumococcal vaccine, the AMC has expanded manufacturing capacity and helped develop a healthy pipeline for vaccine production. This has helped enable 143 million children in 58 countries to be vaccinated against severe pneumonia.</p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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less than 2019-05-07T15:27:50.06Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-07T15:27:50.06Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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1538
unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
1123366
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star this property date less than 2019-04-26more like thismore than 2019-04-26
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Vaccination: Prices more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to increase price transparency for vaccines. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
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Rosie Cooper more like this
star this property uin 248003 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 2019-05-07more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The UK recognises the importance of providing affordable vaccines for the poorest nations. Through UK support to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, the price of common childhood vaccines has reduced by 17% since 2016. Bringing down vaccine prices is part of a wider strategy in Gavi to increase access to vaccines and our significant investment supports global initiatives to increase vaccine transparency and help ensure their affordability.</p><p> </p><p>Gavi helps secure the lowest price for vaccines for 68 of the world’s poorest countries. Gavi procures its vaccines through UNICEF, which makes public its historic, current and future prices for vaccines. For countries who are not eligible for Gavi-subsidised vaccines, the UK also advocates and supports its partners to make prices publicly available online. This helps establish benchmark prices so countries can negotiate better deals.</p><p> </p><p>Outside of Gavi supported countries, the UK is supportive of the World Health Organisation’s Global Strategy and Plan of Action and Roadmap for Access to Medicines. These plans help increase global price transparency whist also encouraging innovation that is crucial for future vaccine development.</p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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less than 2019-05-07T15:29:19.53Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-07T15:29:19.53Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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1538
unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
1132996
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star this property date less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Pakistan: HIV Infection more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what plans his Department has to support the international response to the recent HIV outbreak in Pakistan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Ham more like this
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Lyn Brown more like this
star this property uin 266280 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>We are closely tracking reports of an outbreak of just over 600 new cases of HIV, 75% of them among children, in a town called Ratto Dero in Sindh province. The UK government invests significantly in the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, which works closely with the provincial government in Sindh.</p><p> </p><p>There has been an intensive effort to test the population for HIV to establish the extent of the outbreak. Over 20,000 people have been tested to date. We are in close contact with the Global Fund and are working with them to ascertain whether any further assistance is needed, for example to make treatment available for those who need it and prevent onward transmission.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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less than 2019-06-25T15:34:25.783Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T15:34:25.783Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lyn Brown more like this
1123909
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star this property date less than 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for International Development: Wales more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 29 April 2019 to Question 245944 on Department for International Development: Wales, how many organisations based in Wales bid for (a) contracts and (b) grants from her Department in the 2018-19 fiscal year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 249228 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 2019-05-07more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>In 2018-19, two companies registered in Wales bid for DFID’s International Multi-Disciplinary Programme (IMDP) framework contract.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is undertaking a schedule of regional Open for Business events across the country to help local businesses make the most of opportunities to deliver UK aid. An Open for Business event took place in Cardiff last year and was attended by 52 Welsh companies. These events are an opportunity for two-way communication to encourage companies to compete for DFID business to share their vital skills and expertise and understand the simplified process for contract applications.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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less than 2019-05-07T15:19:27.627Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-07T15:19:27.627Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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534
unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
1123983
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star this property date less than 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for International Development: Wales more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 29 April 2019 to Question 245944, on Department for International Development, Wales, how many companies based in each region and nation of the UK secured contracts from her Department in (a) 2017-18 and (b) 2018-19; and what the value of each contract was. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 249230 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 2019-05-07more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>In 2017-2018, 95% of awarded contracts were to companies based in England with 5% going to companies based in Scotland. In 2018-19, 97% of awarded contracts were to companies based in England with 3% going to companies based in Scotland.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is undertaking a schedule of regional Open for Business events across the country to help local businesses make the most of opportunities to deliver UK aid. Last year we held ‘Open for Business’ events in Birmingham, Leeds, London and Cardiff, Belfast, Newcastle and Edinburgh which were attended by over 600 business people. These events are an opportunity for two-way communication to encourage companies to compete for DFID business to share their vital skills and expertise and understand the simplified process for contract applications.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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less than 2019-05-07T15:20:13.863Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-07T15:20:13.863Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
1124325
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star this property date less than 2019-05-01more like thismore than 2019-05-01
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Department for International Development remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Vaccination more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of her Department's spending on improving global vaccination rates in each year for which data is available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 249894 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
star this property answer text <p>Vaccination represents one of the most cost-effective health interventions. The UK is a global leader in ensuring children across the world benefit from the life-saving power of one of humankind’s greatest achievements. For every US$1 spent on immunisation in the world’s lowest-income countries, there is an estimated saving of US$16; from reduced health care costs for the individual and from the resulting increase in that individual’s contribution to the economy and to society.</p><p> </p><p>Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTP) vaccination rates are a key indicator of immunisation performance. Through UK support to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, DPT vaccination rates in the world’s poorest countries have now increased from 66% in 2000 to 80% in 2017. These efforts have helped vaccinate over 700 million children, saving over 10 million lives against vaccine-preventable diseases. The UK will not rest on its laurels. The UK will host the Gavi replenishment conference in 2020 where we will lead efforts to drive even greater vaccination coverage; including for children in the most fragile, hardest to reach countries.</p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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less than 2019-05-08T14:55:40.117Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-08T14:55:40.117Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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534
unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
1124374
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star this property date less than 2019-05-01more like thismore than 2019-05-01
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for International Development: Secondment more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many civil servants in his Department have been seconded to (a) the Department for Exiting the European Union and (b) the Department for International Trade in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 249906 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
star this property answer text <p>The below table details the number of DFID staff who have been seconded to the Department for Exiting the European Union and the Department for International Trade in each of the last three financial years.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>OGD</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2016/17</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2017/18</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2018/19</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>DEXEU</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>28</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>DIT</p></td><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>5</p></td><td><p>26</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>7</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>6</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>54</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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less than 2019-05-08T15:37:09.613Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-08T15:37:09.613Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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534
unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
1131749
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star this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for International Development: Statistics more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, on how many occasions his Department has received representations from the UK Statistics Authority on his Department's presentation and use of statistics in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 263723 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>Details on the UK Statistics Authority’s interventions are published in the correspondence[1], publications[2], and issues log[3] sections of their website since 2010.</p><p> </p><p>The Authority’s Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR) also carry out regular assessments and systemic reviews, details of which can also be found on the Authority’s website[4].</p><p> </p><p>In September 2018, the Authority published the first annual summary of its interventions for the financial year 2017/18[5]. The report for 2018/19 will be published in the autumn.</p><p> </p><p>[1] <a href="https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/correspondence-list/" target="_blank">https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/correspondence-list/</a></p><p>[2] <a href="https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/publications-list/" target="_blank">https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/publications-list/</a></p><p>[3] <a href="https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/reports-and-correspondence/issues-log/" target="_blank">https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/reports-and-correspondence/issues-log/</a></p><p>[4] <a href="https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/osr/" target="_blank">https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/osr/</a></p><p>[5] <a href="https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/publication/annual-casework-review-20172018/" target="_blank">https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/publication/annual-casework-review-20172018/</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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less than 2019-06-18T15:53:21.287Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T15:53:21.287Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this