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1172911
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star this property date less than 2020-01-23more like thismore than 2020-01-23
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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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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 many bilateral trade deals the Government will be able to sign on 1 February 2020. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Tottenham more like this
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Mr David Lammy more like this
star this property uin 7105 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 2020-01-29more like thismore than 2020-01-29
star this property answer text <p>We have an ambitious programme to maximise the opportunities of leaving the EU on the 31 January, including Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), championing the WTO and rules-based system, and securing market access wins. The government has a manifesto commitment to have free trade agreements with countries covering 80% of UK trade within 3 years of leaving the EU. This includes negotiating FTAs with the US, Australia, New Zealand and Japan in parallel to negotiations with the EU. We are planning to launch rest of world trade negotiations as soon as possible after we leave the EU.</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 2020-01-29T10:42:16.887Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-29T10:42:16.887Z
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3922
unstar this property label Biography information for Conor Burns more like this
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206
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr David Lammy more like this
1171480
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2020-01-16more like thismore than 2020-01-16
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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: 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, what the UK's trade relationship was with each African country in the last five years. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
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Alun Cairns more like this
star this property uin 4336 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 2020-01-29more like thismore than 2020-01-29
star this property answer text <p>Over the last five years the UK has consolidated stronger trade and investment partnerships with African countries, supporting businesses to enter and expand across African markets, and deepening our bilateral engagement to open new trade and investment opportunities.</p><p> </p><p>Over this time the UK has offered almost all African countries preferential access to its markets as beneficiaries of the European Union’s unilateral trade preferences scheme or as parties to trade agreements with the EU. There are 44 African countries that receive duty-free quota-free access to the UK under EU arrangements that also offer preferential access to a further eight African countries.</p><p> </p><p>As we leave the EU, we have sought to replicate the effects of EU trade arrangements and have secured trade continuity with 46 African countries.</p><p> </p><p>The UK’s trade flows with each African country are published by the Office for National Statistics.</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 2020-01-29T10:30:41.75Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-29T10:30:41.75Z
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1482
unstar this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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4086
unstar this property label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
1173079
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2020-01-23more like thismore than 2020-01-23
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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: Audit 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, when her Department most recently reviewed the adequacy of audit arrangements for recipients of UK export finance. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 7291 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 2020-01-28more like thismore than 2020-01-28
star this property answer text <p>UK Export Finance (UKEF) is aware of its obligations to protect taxpayer money from involvement in corrupt activity, but UKEF is not an auditor. UKEF does require as part of its contractual rights, a right to inspect the records of any recipient of support. These rights of inspection would generally be exercised on a sampling basis, but also, if specific knowledge requires, they can be performed at any time.</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 2020-01-28T16:28:32.487Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-28T16:28:32.487Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Conor Burns more like this
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4518
unstar this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
1173173
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star this property date less than 2020-01-24more like thismore than 2020-01-24
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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 Agreements: Human Rights 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, whether a country's record on human rights is a criterion in discussions on potential trade deals to be secured after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Ladywood more like this
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Shabana Mahmood more like this
star this property uin 7605 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 2020-01-28more like thismore than 2020-01-28
star this property answer text The UK has long supported the promotion of our values globally and we remain committed to our international obligations<p /><p /><p />We are clear that more trade does not have to come at the expense of human rights. <p /><p /><p>Our experience is that political freedom and the rule of law are vital underpinnings for both prosperity and stability and that, by having strong economic relationships with partners, we are able to have open discussions on a range of difficult issues, including human rights.</p><p> </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 2020-01-28T16:46:57.033Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-28T16:46:57.033Z
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3922
unstar this property label Biography information for Conor Burns more like this
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3914
unstar this property label Biography information for Shabana Mahmood more like this
1173172
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2020-01-24more like thismore than 2020-01-24
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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 Agreements: China 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, whether she has held discussions with her Chinese counterpart on alleged human rights violations against Uighur Muslims as part of negotiation on a trade deal with that country. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Ladywood more like this
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Shabana Mahmood more like this
star this property uin 7604 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 2020-01-28more like thismore than 2020-01-28
star this property answer text <p>We remain committed to promoting human rights in Xinjiang, and the Government’s continued multilateral and bilateral activity with China demonstrates this.</p><p> </p><p>We are not currently negotiating a free trade agreement with China. China is an important trading partner for the UK.</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 2020-01-28T16:40:53.667Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-28T16:40:53.667Z
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3922
unstar this property label Biography information for Conor Burns more like this
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3914
unstar this property label Biography information for Shabana Mahmood more like this
1171975
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2020-01-20more like thismore than 2020-01-20
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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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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, with reference to the Answer of 29 October 2019 to Question 2947 on Arms Trade: Saudi Arabia, what her timescale is for completing the work re-taking decisions on whether to grant export licences for the sale or transfer of arms and military equipment to Saudi Arabia for possible use in the conflict in Yemen on the correct legal basis; and if she will make a statement. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
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Caroline Lucas more like this
star this property uin 5383 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 2020-01-28more like thismore than 2020-01-28
star this property answer text <p>The Government continues to consider carefully the implications of the Court of Appeal Judgment for decision making and is progressing the work to enable the re-taking of decisions on the correct legal basis. No specific timetable has been set for this work to be concluded.</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 2020-01-28T17:54:06.923Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-28T17:54:06.923Z
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1482
unstar this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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3930
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
1172599
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star this property date less than 2020-01-22more like thismore than 2020-01-22
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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 Iron and Steel: Overseas Trade 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 many bilateral meetings her Department has had on trade in steel or steel products at (a) ministerial and (b) official level since September 2019. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Blaenau Gwent more like this
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Nick Smith more like this
star this property uin 6639 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 2020-01-27more like thismore than 2020-01-27
star this property answer text <p>Since September 2019 the Department for International Trade has engaged bilaterally on trade in steel or steel products once at a ministerial level and on six occasions at official level. Ministers have also attended roundtables on issues which related to trade in steel or steel products, for which the steel industry were also in attendance.</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 2020-01-27T17:29:07.007Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-27T17:29:07.007Z
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1482
unstar this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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3928
unstar this property label Biography information for Nick Smith more like this
1172910
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2020-01-23more like thismore than 2020-01-23
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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: Staff 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 many trade negotiators are employed by her Department. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Tottenham more like this
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Mr David Lammy more like this
star this property uin 7104 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 2020-01-27more like thismore than 2020-01-27
star this property answer text <p>I refer the Rt Hon Member for Tottenham to the answer I gave to the Hon Member for Dundee East on 23 January 2020, UIN: 5362.</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 2020-01-27T13:11:55.593Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-27T13:11:55.593Z
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3922
unstar this property label Biography information for Conor Burns more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr David Lammy more like this
1172319
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star this property date less than 2020-01-21more like thismore than 2020-01-21
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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-Africa Investment Summit more like this
star this property house id 1 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 Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 16 January 2020 to Question 2476, what businesses invited to the January 2020 UK-Africa Investment Summit (a) operate and (b) have interests in the (i) fossil fuel exploration, production or transportation, (ii) aviation, (iii) agrochemicals and (iv) genetically modified crop sectors. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
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Caroline Lucas more like this
star this property uin 6061 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 2020-01-27more like thismore than 2020-01-27
star this property answer text <p>The Summit brought together hundreds of UK and African business representatives from a wide-range of sectors. We do not hold a central list of which companies operate or invest in which industries.</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 2020-01-27T17:36:04.2Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-27T17:36:04.2Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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3930
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
1172260
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star this property date less than 2020-01-21more like thismore than 2020-01-21
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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 Promotion: Scotland 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, pursuant to the Answer of 20 January 2020 to Question 3171 on Trade Promotion: Wales, what recent discussions she has had with the Scottish Government Minister for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs on trade promotion. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Carmarthen East and Dinefwr more like this
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Jonathan Edwards more like this
star this property uin 6063 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 2020-01-27more like thismore than 2020-01-27
star this property answer text <p>My Rt Hon Friend the Minister of State for Trade Policy (Conor Burns) has spoken to the Scottish Minister for Trade, Investment and Innovation on a range of issues, including a telephone call on 15 January. He also met the trade ministers from all the Devolved Administrations on 23 January at the Ministerial Forum.</p><p> </p><p>The DIT Directors General for Trade and Investment met with all the Devolved Administrations in London on 17 January.</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 2020-01-27T13:29:31.12Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-27T13:29:31.12Z
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1482
unstar this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jonathan Edwards more like this