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star this property date less than 2019-11-01more like thismore than 2019-11-01
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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: Honours 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 proportion of staff in her Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b) June 2019 were (i) from ethnic minority backgrounds and (ii) female aged (A) under 30, (B) 31 to 40, (C) 41 to 50 and (D) aged over 50. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Feltham and Heston more like this
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Seema Malhotra more like this
star this property uin 8604 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 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to ensuring that the honours system is fully representative of UK society. The proportion of women and people from ethnic minorities receiving recognition on each honours list is available on <a href="http://gov.uk/" target="_blank">GOV.UK</a> and a breakdown of ethnicities of recipients is published on the Ethnicity Facts and Figures website at <a href="https://www.ethnicity-facts-figures.service.gov.uk/culture-and-community/civic-participation/honours-recipients/latest" target="_blank">https://www.ethnicity-facts-figures.service.gov.uk/culture-and-community/civic-participation/honours-recipients/latest</a> Information on ages is not correlated with other diversity factors.</p><p>The numbers of honours recipients in the Department for International Trade are very small and vary from year to year. Releasing the requested data would identify the individuals when they have given permission for their data to be used for statistical purposes only.</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 2019-11-05T16:51:27.72Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T16:51:27.72Z
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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 Seema Malhotra more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
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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: International Men's Day 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 his Department has to mark International Men's Day on 19 November 2019. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
star this property uin 7097 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 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>To mark International Men’s Day our diversity and inclusion team, in partnership with the Civil Service Race to the Top Network, will co-facilitate a positive BAME male role models event to inspire, empower and encourage staff. Also our Permanent Secretary will offer six speed mentoring sessions to male members of staff. Finally, our Gender Network will promote the day with a blog about striving for gender equality written by a member of our Executive Team.</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 2019-11-05T16:22:30.297Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T16:22:30.297Z
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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 Philip Davies more like this
1167131
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star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
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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 UK Export Finance 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 recent assessment she has made of the effectiveness of UK Export Finance; and if she will make a statement. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Wycombe more like this
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Mr Steve Baker more like this
star this property uin 7128 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 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>As UK Export Finance (UKEF) celebrates its 100<sup>th</sup> anniversary as the world’s first export credit agency, it is building on along heritage of innovation. In 2018-19 UKEF underwrote the largest amount of business since 1991, providing £6.8 billion in support for UK exports. 79% of these companies were Small and Medium Enterprises. In the same period UKEF also made its largest ever transaction, with over a £5 billion package of support.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Earlier this year, UKEF were named the best export credit agency for 2018 by Global Trade Review and Trade Finance Global. The British Exporters Association has also recently commended the significant expansion of UKEF’s product range over the last decade. UKEF is well equipped to provide world class export finance to help UK businesses succeed 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 2019-11-05T14:00:41.627Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T14:00:41.627Z
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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 Mr Steve Baker more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
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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 Overseas Trade: Kazakhstan more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what were the outcomes of the UK–Kazakhstan Inter-Governmental Commission meeting, held in London on 24 October. more like this
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Viscount Waverley more like this
star this property uin HL420 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 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>My Rt Hon Friend, the Minister of State for International Trade, attended the UK-Kazakhstan Inter-Governmental Commission (IGC). The Kazakh delegation was led by the Deputy Foreign Minister for Europe, Mr Roman Vassilenko.</p><p>The IGC promoted opportunities for British companies and business collaboration in the following sectors: technical and vocational education and training, healthcare, mining, oil and gas, and financial and professional services.</p><p>TheCityUK used the IGC to take forward a British government-funded project to help develop the Astana International Financial Centre’s corporate governance code.</p><p>UK Export Finance (UKEF) and the Kazakh authorities signed a Memorandum of Understanding, affirming UKEF appetite to support projects in Kazakhstan, with a view to increasing procurement from the UK.</p><p>This was a successful event with a key strategic partner in Central Asia, which supported British exporters’ efforts in the Kazakh market, which was worth £2.3 billion to UK firms in 2018-19.</p>
star this property answering member printed The Earl of Courtown more like this
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less than 2019-11-04T17:26:33.647Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T17:26:33.647Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Courtown more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Viscount Waverley more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-28more like thismore than 2019-10-28
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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: Turkey more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many licences for the export of military material from the UK to Turkey have been suspended since 9 October 2019; what equipment those licences were for; and what the financial value of those licences was. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Glasgow South more like this
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Stewart Malcolm McDonald more like this
star this property uin 6443 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>I refer the Hon. Member for Glasgow South to the answer I gave to the Hon. Member for Glasgow South West on 24 October 2019, UIN: 2890.</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 2019-11-04T18:07:24.827Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T18:07:24.827Z
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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 Stewart Malcolm McDonald more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
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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 Middle East: Overseas Trade more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what trade arrangements the UK have with Gulf Cooperation Council countries. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Mid Sussex more like this
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Sir Nicholas Soames more like this
star this property uin 7025 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 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries form an important market for UK businesses. Total exports of goods and services from the UK to GCC countries were £27.9 billion in the year to the end of June 2019, 4.3% of total UK exports. The UK and GCC countries do not currently trade on preferential terms. The UK is committed to deepening our trading relationship with the GCC countries and has a number of Government-to-Government trade dialogues, including the annual Joint Economic Committee with the United Arab Emirates and Joint Economic and Trade Committee (JETCO) with Qatar.</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 2019-11-04T15:10:10.763Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T15:10:10.763Z
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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 Sir Nicholas Soames more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-30more like thismore than 2019-10-30
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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: Digital Technology more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, who is responsible for digitisation in her Department; and what mechanisms the person with responsibility for digitisation uses to champion digitisation. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency North Norfolk more like this
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Norman Lamb more like this
star this property uin 7668 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 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>Holly Ellis, Director of Digital, Data and Technology (DDaT), alongside Departmental Directors and DGs, is responsible for ‘digitisation’</p><p> </p><p>Digitisation, and maturing our current digital services and approach, is championed through a variety of means, including:</p><p> </p><p>- Demonstrating benefits to colleagues across the Department, so they understand the productivity gains, increased customer satisfaction and reach.</p><p>- Delivery of training and communication to build capability, helping employees understand possibilities and how to engage on DDaT projects.</p><p>- DDaT and other function joint boards for cross-departmental buy-in and delivery of digitisation projects.</p><p>- The DIT DDaT strategy has been approved by the Executive Committee.</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 2019-11-04T15:07:52.693Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T15:07:52.693Z
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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 Norman Lamb more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
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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 more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, when she plans to open trade negotiations (a) bilaterally with the US, (b) for the UK’s accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, (c) bilaterally with Japan, (d) bilaterally with Australia, (e) bilaterally with New Zealand, (f) with Mercosur, (g) bilaterally with other individual countries and (h) multilaterally through the WTO. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Wycombe more like this
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Mr Steve Baker more like this
star this property uin 7129 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>Our priority is to be in a position to begin negotiations with our key partners as soon after we leave the EU as possible.</p><p><strong><em> </em></strong></p><p>We will prioritise negotiating trade agreements with our close friends and likeminded allies: the United States, Australia, New Zealand and Japan, as well as considering accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).</p><p><strong><em> </em></strong></p><p>We continue to build stronger bilateral trading relationships through dialogue and engagement with partners. We are also assessing options for future trading arrangements, this includes the Mercosur bloc and its members. The UK already participates in WTO negotiations as part of the EU. Once we regain our independent voice at the WTO, the UK will continue to take an active role in these negotiations.</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 2019-11-04T15:14:09.163Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T15:14:09.163Z
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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 Mr Steve Baker more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-30more like thismore than 2019-10-30
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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 Overseas Trade: Côte d'Ivoire more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the forecasts by multilateral financial institutions including the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, what plans they have to strengthen economic ties with the Ivory Coast. more like this
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Lord Sheikh more like this
star this property uin HL560 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 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>The Department for International Trade (DIT) works closely with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and the Department for International Development (DFID) to advance our trade relationship with the Ivory Coast.</p><p>DIT has recently increased promotion of the UK commercial offer and facilitated new business by supporting trade missions. DIT continues to develop a strong pipeline of projects in the market, eligible for UKEF financing, that UK companies are well positioned to invest in and is working to increase the visibility of the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) that supports the building of businesses throughout Africa.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed The Earl of Courtown more like this
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less than 2019-11-04T17:22:48.96Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T17:22:48.96Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Courtown more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Sheikh more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
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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 Manufacturing Industries: USA more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, with reference to the Channel 4 Dispatches programme of 28 October 2019, on what dates did meetings take place between officials at her department and US pharmaceutical firms. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 7058 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>Departmental officials and Ministers regularly meet with businesses and stakeholders across a range of sectors in both the US and UK.</p><p> </p><p>The government has been clear that the NHS is not, and never will be, for sale to the private sector, whether overseas or domestic‎. The government will continue to ensure that patients have access to the medicines they need, and that decisions on how to run public services are made by the UK government and the Devolved Administrations, not our trade partners.</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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7059 more like this
7060 more like this
7061 more like this
7062 more like this
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less than 2019-11-04T17:57:10.78Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T17:57:10.78Z
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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 Jon Trickett more like this