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star this property date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for International Trade: Crispin Odey 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 Trade, if she will publish (a) the outcome of all meetings and (b) all call logs between Ministers of her Department and Mr Crispin Odey. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Glasgow East more like this
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David Linden more like this
star this property uin 292342 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 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
star this property answer text <p>Ministers for the Department for International Trade have held no meetings or calls with Mr. Crispin Odey.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth West more like this
star this property answering member printed Conor Burns more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-10-03T09:45:23.1Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Conor Burns more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David Linden more like this
1145516
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-24more like thismore than 2019-09-24
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Imports: Africa 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 Trade, if she will guarantee continued market access to the UK on current terms for exports from (a) Ghana, (b) Cameroon, (c) Côte d’Ivoire, (d) Kenya and (e) South Africa in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Warrington South more like this
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Faisal Rashid more like this
star this property uin 290447 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 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
star this property answer text <p>The Government is seeking continuity in our trading arrangements on leaving the EU.</p><p> </p><p>Most recently, on 10 September 2019, the UK initialled an Economic Partnership Agreement with the Southern African Customs Union and Mozambique (including South Africa). We will work at pace with our Southern African partners to sign the agreement and subsequently bring it into effect as quickly as possible.</p><p> </p><p>We are continuing to work with other partner countries, including Ghana, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire and Kenya, to maintain their market access and replicate the effects of EU arrangements for when we need them, whether that is in the event of a no deal, or after an implementation period.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth West more like this
star this property answering member printed Conor Burns more like this
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less than 2019-10-02T09:43:19.093Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-02T09:43:19.093Z
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3922
unstar this property label Biography information for Conor Burns more like this
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4670
unstar this property label Biography information for Faisal Rashid more like this
1145525
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-24more like thismore than 2019-09-24
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Wines: Exports 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 Trade, what steps her Department is taking to support British wine exports. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Morley and Outwood more like this
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Andrea Jenkyns more like this
star this property uin 290425 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 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
star this property answer text <p>The global demand for British wine continues to increase, with British wine now being sold in over 40 countries world-wide. The Department works hand-in-hand with key industry bodies to help support and promote the sector. Our activities include: hosting international buyer visits to the UK and matchmaking them with UK wine producers; providing financial support for companies to exhibit at key overseas trade shows; supporting overseas missions to new markets; and running influencer visits to continue to enhance the reputation of our wine industry globally.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-10-02T16:10:52.003Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-02T16:10:52.003Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrea Jenkyns more like this
1145578
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-24more like thismore than 2019-09-24
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Arms Trade: United Arab Emirates 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 Trade, what discussions the Government has had with the UAE Government on ensuring the exports outlined in the New Security Export Strategy will be used in accordance with international humanitarian law. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 290423 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 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
star this property answer text <p>The new Security Export Strategy does not outline any specific exports to the UAE and no discussions linked to the strategy have taken place with the UAE Government. The UK Government takes exporting responsibly very seriously. Where an export licence is required, it will be thoroughly assessed against the Consolidated EU and National Arms Export Licensing Criteria.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth West more like this
star this property answering member printed Conor Burns more like this
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less than 2019-10-02T09:47:09.41Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-02T09:47:09.41Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Conor Burns more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1145517
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-24more like thismore than 2019-09-24
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Trade: Ethics 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 Trade, what plans he has to develop fair and ethical trade. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Warrington South more like this
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Faisal Rashid more like this
star this property uin 290448 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 2019-10-01more like thismore than 2019-10-01
star this property answer text <p>As outlined in the White Paper, <em>Preparing for our future UK trade policy</em>, the Government is committed to a fair and rules-based approach to international trade. The UK has long supported the promotion of our values globally and this will continue as we leave the European Union.</p><p>The Department for International Trade and the Department for International Development are working together to ensure development and global prosperity are at the heart of UK trade and investment policy. We do this in several ways, including:</p><ul><li><p>enhancing market access for poor countries through our trading arrangements;</p></li><li><p>ensuring that they can take advantage of this access through trade-related assistance (Aid for Trade); and</p></li><li><p>using our voice in organisations like the World Trade Organisation to argue for better and fairer trading rules for developing countries.</p></li></ul><p>The Government will pursue economic prosperity for the UK and lead by example through our pursuit of free and fair trade.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth West more like this
star this property answering member printed Conor Burns more like this
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less than 2019-10-01T14:22:48.23Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T14:22:48.23Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Conor Burns more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Faisal Rashid more like this
1146068
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Trade Agreements: USA 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 Trade, if she will ensure that the NHS is not included in a trade deal with the US Administration; and if she will make a statement. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Aberdeen North more like this
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Kirsty Blackman more like this
star this property uin 290914 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 2019-10-01more like thismore than 2019-10-01
star this property answer text <p>As we leave the European Union, the UK will continue to ensure that public services – including the NHS – are protected in all trade agreements it is party to, whether transitioned from an EU context or as a result of new negotiations.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has been consistently clear about its commitment to the guiding principles of the NHS – that it is universal and free at the point of need. Our position is definitive: the NHS is not, and never will be, for sale to the private sector, whether overseas or domestic. The Government will ensure no trade agreements will ever be able to alter these fundamental facts.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth West more like this
star this property answering member printed Conor Burns more like this
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less than 2019-10-01T14:11:44.007Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T14:11:44.007Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Conor Burns more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kirsty Blackman more like this
1145795
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Arms Trade: Saudi Arabia 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 Trade, what assessment she has made of the adequacy of Government adherence to the rule of law regarding the issuance of arms export licences to Saudi Arabia. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency West Ham more like this
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Lyn Brown more like this
star this property uin 290783 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 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State unreserved apologised to the Court and to Parliament for the inadvertent breaches of the Undertaking given to the Court by the then Secretary of State in the Order of the Court dated 20 June 2019.</p><p> </p><p>The Permanent Secretary on behalf of the Secretary of State has commissioned a full investigation to: (i) establish the precise circumstances in which these licences were granted; (ii) establish whether any other licences have been granted in breach of the undertaking to the Court or the commitment to Parliament; and (iii) confirm that procedures are in place to ensure that no further such breaches can occur. The Director General Policy Group at the Department for Work and Pensions has been appointed to lead this investigation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-09-30T15:17:51.15Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-30T15:17:51.15Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lyn Brown more like this
1145966
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star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Arms Trade: Saudi Arabia 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 Trade, what steps she plans to take to ensure that her Department does not violate the court order on banning the issuing of new export licences to Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners for arms that could be used in Yemen. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
star this property uin 291083 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 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
star this property answer text <p>As the Secretary of State said in her statement to Parliament on 26<sup>th</sup> September, as soon as the issue was brought to her attention on the 12<sup>th</sup> September, she took immediate action:</p><ul><li>Taking immediate steps to inform the Court and Parliament;</li><li>Putting in place immediate, interim procedures to make sure the error could not happen again;</li><li>Instigating a complete and full internal review of all licences granted for Saudi Arabia and its Coalition partners since 20 June;</li><li>Asking the Permanent Secretary to commission, on her behalf, a full independent investigation.</li></ul><p>This investigation will: (i) establish the precise circumstances in which these licences were granted; (ii) establish whether any other licences have been granted in breach of the Undertaking to the Court or the commitment to Parliament; and (iii) confirm that procedures are in place to ensure that no further such breaches can occur. The Director General Policy Group at the Department for Work and Pensions has been appointed to lead this investigation.</p><p> </p><p>During the course of this investigation, licence applications for Saudi Arabia and its Coalition partners will be referred to a new weekly meeting of senior officials from DIT, FCO and MOD. (Some will have been refused by this point, for example where they fail to meet one or more of the Consolidated Criteria.) This meeting will reach a recommendation for Ministers as to whether applications are within the scope of the Undertaking and the Parliamentary Statement, applying a further checklist of questions which are designed to ensure that: (i) current and full information is available to enable an assessment of whether the items in question are for possible use in the conflict in Yemen; and (ii) if there has been any change in circumstances in the conflict in Yemen, this is properly included in the assessment. All recommendations to grant licences for the export of items to Saudi Arabia and its Coalition partners will now be referred to Ministers for decision.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 290582 more like this
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less than 2019-09-30T15:10:52.117Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-30T15:10:52.117Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
1145968
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Arms Trade: Export Controls 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 Trade, with reference to the Secretary of State’s letter of 16 September 2019 to the Chair of the Committees on Arms Export Controls, what steps the Government is taking to review the way in which information is exchanged with the Joint Export Control Unit. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
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Stephen Twigg more like this
star this property uin 290582 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 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
star this property answer text <p>As the Secretary of State said in her statement to Parliament on 26<sup>th</sup> September, as soon as the issue was brought to her attention on the 12<sup>th</sup> September, she took immediate action:</p><ul><li>Taking immediate steps to inform the Court and Parliament;</li><li>Putting in place immediate, interim procedures to make sure the error could not happen again;</li><li>Instigating a complete and full internal review of all licences granted for Saudi Arabia and its Coalition partners since 20 June;</li><li>Asking the Permanent Secretary to commission, on her behalf, a full independent investigation.</li></ul><p>This investigation will: (i) establish the precise circumstances in which these licences were granted; (ii) establish whether any other licences have been granted in breach of the Undertaking to the Court or the commitment to Parliament; and (iii) confirm that procedures are in place to ensure that no further such breaches can occur. The Director General Policy Group at the Department for Work and Pensions has been appointed to lead this investigation.</p><p> </p><p>During the course of this investigation, licence applications for Saudi Arabia and its Coalition partners will be referred to a new weekly meeting of senior officials from DIT, FCO and MOD. (Some will have been refused by this point, for example where they fail to meet one or more of the Consolidated Criteria.) This meeting will reach a recommendation for Ministers as to whether applications are within the scope of the Undertaking and the Parliamentary Statement, applying a further checklist of questions which are designed to ensure that: (i) current and full information is available to enable an assessment of whether the items in question are for possible use in the conflict in Yemen; and (ii) if there has been any change in circumstances in the conflict in Yemen, this is properly included in the assessment. All recommendations to grant licences for the export of items to Saudi Arabia and its Coalition partners will now be referred to Ministers for decision.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 291083 more like this
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less than 2019-09-30T15:10:52.163Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-30T15:10:52.163Z
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1482
unstar this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Twigg more like this
1142839
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for International Trade: Catering 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 Trade, how much her Department spent on refreshments in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Ruth Jones more like this
star this property uin 284260 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The Department for International Trade has spent a total of £276,815 on refreshments in the financial years 2017/18 and 2018/19. This cost includes both the UK and overseas.</p><p> </p><p>The breakdown is as follows:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Financial Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>April 2017 – March 2018</p></td><td><p>£118,579</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>April 2018 – March 2019</p></td><td><p>£158,236</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£276,815</strong> <strong> </strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Staff at the Department for International Trade are located across more than one hundred countries and as we prepare to leave the EU, our ministers and Department for International Trade staff regularly travel overseas to build relationships with key global trading partners and the Department uses refreshment for diplomatic entertainment on trade issues.</p><p> </p><p>This includes through the 14 trade working groups we have set up across 21 countries to advance the UK's trade and investment relationships and scope out the potential for future free trade agreements. The figures include overseas spending.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth West more like this
star this property answering member printed Conor Burns more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T14:26:47.117Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T14:26:47.117Z
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3922
unstar this property label Biography information for Conor Burns more like this
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4716
unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this