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star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Colombia: Peace Negotiations 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with which private sector organisations the Government held discussions on supporting engagement of the private sector with the Truth Commission in Colombia. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bishop Auckland remove filter
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Helen Goodman more like this
star this property uin 263772 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>Over the 2016-2018 financial years, we financed a project, implemented by Centro Regional de Empresas y Emprendimientos (CREER) in Colombia, to help implement the measures in Colombia's National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights which provide for non-judicial remedy of potential disputes related to extractive industry projects. The guide for firms, produced following extensive consultations, workshops and three pilot projects, can be found <a href="https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/134a42_fe9b054fe5c4424a8d88ced4fdc2bc49.pdf" target="_blank">here</a> (in Spanish).</p><p>For more information on the global objectives of this (and other) programmes, please see our <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/official-development-assistance-oda-fco-departmental-programme-spend-objectives-2018-to-2019" target="_blank">ODA collection pages on GOV.UK</a> . The Foreign and Commonwealth Office remains committed to meeting transparency requirements, <a href="https://data.gov.uk/dataset/f7ec44fa-b876-4882-a171-477afafc7d3d/official-development-assistance-oda-fco-programme-spend" target="_blank">published on gov.uk</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-06-17T15:29:10.67Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T15:29:10.67Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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1484
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this
1131279
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Colombia: Magna Carta Fund for Human Rights and Democracy 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will publish the outcomes of his Department's Magna Carta Fund project on the UN guiding principles on business and human rights in Colombia. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bishop Auckland remove filter
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Helen Goodman more like this
star this property uin 263093 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>Over the 2016-2018 financial years, we financed a project, implemented by <a href="http://creer-ihrb.org/" target="_blank">Centro Regional de Empresas y Emprendimientos Responsables</a> CREER in Colombia, to help implement the measures in Colombia's National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights which provide for non-judicial remedy of potential disputes related to extractive industry projects. The guide for firms, produced following extensive consultations, workshops and three pilot projects, can be found <a href="https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/134a42_fe9b054fe5c4424a8d88ced4fdc2bc49.pdf" target="_blank">here</a> (in Spanish).</p><p>For more information on the global objectives of this (and other) programmes, please see our <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/official-development-assistance-oda-fco-departmental-programme-spend-objectives-2018-to-2019" target="_blank">ODA collection pages on GOV.UK</a> . The Foreign and Commonwealth Office remains committed to meeting transparency requirements, <a href="https://data.gov.uk/dataset/f7ec44fa-b876-4882-a171-477afafc7d3d/official-development-assistance-oda-fco-programme-spend" target="_blank">published on gov.uk</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 263097 more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T15:20:30.33Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T15:20:30.33Z
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1405
star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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1484
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this
1131280
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Colombia: Mining 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential consequences for Colombian mining companies of non-compliance with the OECD due diligence guidance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bishop Auckland remove filter
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Helen Goodman more like this
star this property uin 263094 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas (OECD DDG) sets out recommendations to help companies respect human rights and avoid contributing to conflict through their mineral purchasing decisions and practices. While not legally binding, the recommendations reflect the common position and political commitments of OECD members and non-member adherents. Grievances against companies registered in OECD member and adherent non-member countries that have allegedly failed to meet the guidelines' standards can be taken to the OECD's National Contact Point in the relevant country. When the European Union Conflict Minerals Regulation comes into full force on 1 January 2021, the OECD Guidance will become mandatory for the largest importers of tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold (3TG) into the European Union.</p><p>The <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/human-rights-and-democracy-report-2018" target="_blank">2018 Annual Human Rights</a> report included details of the Government's work to support responsible mining practices in Colombia. On 6 February 2018 the OECD published a report on due diligence in Colombia's gold supply chain. For Due Diligence to be effective it needs to be implemented across the supply chain. To achieve this it is essential to work with all actors in the supply chain including NGOs and the private sector. We do this through the OECD's multi-stakeholder group linked for their Implementation Programme for the DDG. In addition, the UK helped to found the European Partnership for Responsible Minerals, a multi-stakeholder initiative which aims to increase the supply and demand of responsibly sourced minerals. You can find a current list of European Partnership for Responsible Minerals members at the following link: <a href="https://europeanpartnership-responsibleminerals.eu/member" target="_blank">https://europeanpartnership-responsibleminerals.eu/member</a>.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
263095 more like this
263096 more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T15:24:06.403Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T15:24:06.403Z
star this property answering member
1405
star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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1484
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this
1131282
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Colombia: Mining 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will publish a report on the Government’s work to support responsible mining practices in Colombia. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bishop Auckland remove filter
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Helen Goodman more like this
star this property uin 263095 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas (OECD DDG) sets out recommendations to help companies respect human rights and avoid contributing to conflict through their mineral purchasing decisions and practices. While not legally binding, the recommendations reflect the common position and political commitments of OECD members and non-member adherents. Grievances against companies registered in OECD member and adherent non-member countries that have allegedly failed to meet the guidelines' standards can be taken to the OECD's National Contact Point in the relevant country. When the European Union Conflict Minerals Regulation comes into full force on 1 January 2021, the OECD Guidance will become mandatory for the largest importers of tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold (3TG) into the European Union.</p><p>The <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/human-rights-and-democracy-report-2018" target="_blank">2018 Annual Human Rights</a> report included details of the Government's work to support responsible mining practices in Colombia. On 6 February 2018 the OECD published a report on due diligence in Colombia's gold supply chain. For Due Diligence to be effective it needs to be implemented across the supply chain. To achieve this it is essential to work with all actors in the supply chain including NGOs and the private sector. We do this through the OECD's multi-stakeholder group linked for their Implementation Programme for the DDG. In addition, the UK helped to found the European Partnership for Responsible Minerals, a multi-stakeholder initiative which aims to increase the supply and demand of responsibly sourced minerals. You can find a current list of European Partnership for Responsible Minerals members at the following link: <a href="https://europeanpartnership-responsibleminerals.eu/member" target="_blank">https://europeanpartnership-responsibleminerals.eu/member</a>.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
263094 more like this
263096 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-06-17T15:24:06.45Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T15:24:06.45Z
star this property answering member
1405
star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
star this property tabling member
1484
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this
1131283
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Colombia: Private Sector 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, which private sector organisations the Government has been working with to encourage compliance with OECD due diligence guidance in Colombia. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bishop Auckland remove filter
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Helen Goodman more like this
star this property uin 263096 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas (OECD DDG) sets out recommendations to help companies respect human rights and avoid contributing to conflict through their mineral purchasing decisions and practices. While not legally binding, the recommendations reflect the common position and political commitments of OECD members and non-member adherents. Grievances against companies registered in OECD member and adherent non-member countries that have allegedly failed to meet the guidelines' standards can be taken to the OECD's National Contact Point in the relevant country. When the European Union Conflict Minerals Regulation comes into full force on 1 January 2021, the OECD Guidance will become mandatory for the largest importers of tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold (3TG) into the European Union.</p><p>The <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/human-rights-and-democracy-report-2018" target="_blank">2018 Annual Human Rights</a> report included details of the Government's work to support responsible mining practices in Colombia. On 6 February 2018 the OECD published a report on due diligence in Colombia's gold supply chain. For Due Diligence to be effective it needs to be implemented across the supply chain. To achieve this it is essential to work with all actors in the supply chain including NGOs and the private sector. We do this through the OECD's multi-stakeholder group linked for their Implementation Programme for the DDG. In addition, the UK helped to found the European Partnership for Responsible Minerals, a multi-stakeholder initiative which aims to increase the supply and demand of responsibly sourced minerals. You can find a current list of European Partnership for Responsible Minerals members at the following link: <a href="https://europeanpartnership-responsibleminerals.eu/member" target="_blank">https://europeanpartnership-responsibleminerals.eu/member</a>.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
263094 more like this
263095 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-06-17T15:24:06.5Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T15:24:06.5Z
star this property answering member
1405
star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
star this property tabling member
1484
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this
1131320
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Colombia: Peace Negotiations 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will publish a report on the Government-funded project to support the engagement of the private sector with the truth commission in Colombia. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bishop Auckland remove filter
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Helen Goodman more like this
star this property uin 263097 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>Over the 2016-2018 financial years, we financed a project, implemented by <a href="http://creer-ihrb.org/" target="_blank">Centro Regional de Empresas y Emprendimientos Responsables</a> CREER in Colombia, to help implement the measures in Colombia's National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights which provide for non-judicial remedy of potential disputes related to extractive industry projects. The guide for firms, produced following extensive consultations, workshops and three pilot projects, can be found <a href="https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/134a42_fe9b054fe5c4424a8d88ced4fdc2bc49.pdf" target="_blank">here</a> (in Spanish).</p><p>For more information on the global objectives of this (and other) programmes, please see our <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/official-development-assistance-oda-fco-departmental-programme-spend-objectives-2018-to-2019" target="_blank">ODA collection pages on GOV.UK</a> . The Foreign and Commonwealth Office remains committed to meeting transparency requirements, <a href="https://data.gov.uk/dataset/f7ec44fa-b876-4882-a171-477afafc7d3d/official-development-assistance-oda-fco-programme-spend" target="_blank">published on gov.uk</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 263093 more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T15:20:30.377Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T15:20:30.377Z
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1405
star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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1484
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this
1130957
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Colombia: Embassies more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how much the UK embassy in Colombia spent on each of its projects and programmes in that country in 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bishop Auckland remove filter
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Helen Goodman more like this
star this property uin 262294 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
star this property answer text <p>Colombia project and programme spend during 2018 is set out in the following table. The International Climate Fund and Newton Fund are owned by BEIS, who have contributed to this response.</p><table><tbody><tr><td>​Programme/Fund</td><td>2018​ spend</td><td>Notes​</td></tr><tr><td>​Conflict Security and Stability Fund</td><td>£11.5M​</td><td>​Two CSSF programmes active in Colombia in 2018.</td></tr><tr><td>​Prosperity Fund</td><td>£8.75M​</td><td>​Two Prosperity Fund programmes active in Colombia in 2018.</td></tr><tr><td>​Newton Fund</td><td>£4.0M​</td><td>​This is the 2018 country envelope budget figure, as full year spend figures are not yet available. For reference, 2017 spend was £4.6M. Newton Fund works in partnership with Colombia on science and innovation projects.</td></tr><tr><td>​International Climate Fund</td><td>£0.258M​</td><td>​Includes only spend directly attributable to Colombia. excludes ICF spent through multilateral funds an other global programmes. This is not directly attributable to individual countries, as money is pooled with other donor finance.</td></tr><tr><td>​FCO Departmental Policy Programme (International Programme)</td><td>£0.82M</td><td>​</td></tr><tr><td>​</td><td>​</td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2019-06-13T14:35:02.58Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T14:35:02.58Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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1484
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this
1129767
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Colombia: Overseas Aid 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what programmes his Department allocates funding to in Colombia. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bishop Auckland remove filter
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Helen Goodman more like this
star this property uin 259908 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answer text <p>​In Colombia, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office allocates funding to Conflict Serurity and Stability Fund programmes, Prosperity Fund programmes, and to smaller interventions under the International Programme. Our programmes in Colombia are designed to advance Foreign and Commonwealth Office and wider UK Government policy objectives, including achieving the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. Programme funds deliver against a range of policy objectives for example assisting Colombian human rights defenders; supporting implementation of the peace deal; tackling serious organised crime; and supporting institutions, infrastructure, and agricultural development in the country's post conflict and conflict-affected regions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2019-06-10T15:59:16.32Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T15:59:16.32Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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1484
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this
1129806
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Papua: Armed Conflict 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to tackle the political and conflict situation in West Papua as part of its role as the UN Security Council penholder on peacekeeping and protection of civilians in armed conflict. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bishop Auckland remove filter
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Helen Goodman more like this
star this property uin 259909 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>The British Government follows the situation in Papua closely. We respect the territorial integrity of Indonesia. Officials at the Embassy in Jakarta, visit Papua and West Papua provinces regularly. I met the Indonesian Ambassador in January and raised Papua with him, and I addressed a parliamentary debate on the issue on 8 May.</p><p>We fully support efforts by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and her officials to arrange a visit to Papua at the invitation of the Indonesian government. Officials in our Embassy in Jakarta have discussed the proposed visit with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and encouraged Indonesia to agree dates as soon as possible.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T13:11:59.04Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T13:11:59.04Z
star this property answering member
1405
star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
star this property tabling member
1484
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this
1129808
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Mexico: USA more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his US and Mexican counterparts on the decision by the US Administration to introduce rising tariffs as a means of tackling illegal immigration from Mexico. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bishop Auckland remove filter
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Helen Goodman more like this
star this property uin 259910 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answer text <p>This is a bilateral issue between the US and Mexico.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2019-06-10T16:00:56.437Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T16:00:56.437Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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1484
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this