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star this property date less than 2014-02-12more like thismore than 2014-02-12
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the income provided to the Educational Testing Service for English language tests by (a) individuals, (b) companies and (c) her Department in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Delyn more like this
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Mr David Hanson more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>On 6th February 2014 ETS were instructed to suspend all English language <br>testing in the UK for immigration purposes and from the same date all <br>immigration applications made in the UK that are supported by an ETS test <br>certificate have been placed on hold. On 5th April the licence ETS held to <br>conduct English language testing for immigration purposes expired and it has <br>not been renewed. A criminal investigation, which began before the BBC Panorama <br>programme aired allegations with respect to ETS testing conducted in the UK, <br>remains ongoing.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 188047 more like this
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less than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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533
star this property label Biography information for David Hanson more like this
38760
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star this property date less than 2014-02-12more like thismore than 2014-02-12
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Home Office more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will publish the proposed (a) terms of reference, (b) method and (c) timescale of her Department's investigation into language tests organised by the Educational Testing Service. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Delyn more like this
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Mr David Hanson more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>On 6th February 2014 ETS were instructed to suspend all English language <br>testing in the UK for immigration purposes and from the same date all <br>immigration applications made in the UK that are supported by an ETS test <br>certificate have been placed on hold. On 5th April the licence ETS held to <br>conduct English language testing for immigration purposes expired and it has <br>not been renewed. A criminal investigation, which began before the BBC Panorama <br>programme aired allegations with respect to ETS testing conducted in the UK, <br>remains ongoing.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 188048 more like this
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less than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property label Biography information for David Hanson more like this
40314
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star this property date less than 2014-02-26more like thismore than 2014-02-26
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Home Office more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police forces in England have signed local protocols for those detained under the Mental Health Act 1983. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Broxbourne more like this
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Mr Charles Walker more like this
star this property uin 189645 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>I understand that, as of 13 May 2014, 36 of the 39 territorial police forces in <br>England - plus British Transport Police - are currently signed up to local <br>protocols for those detained under the Mental Health Act 1983. The other 3 <br>forces report that they are in the process of agreeing such protocols with <br>local partner agencies.<br><br>The agreement of mental health protocols by local agencies is promoted at <br>national level, including through the Mental Health Act 1983 Codes of Practice <br>and the new national Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat, which states that:<br><br>‘Every area should have a local protocol in place, agreed by NHS commissioners, <br>the police force, the ambulance service, and social services. This should <br>describe the approach to be taken when a police officer uses powers under the <br>Mental Health Act'.<br><br>The Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat can be found at: <br>https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/281242<br>/36353_Mental_Health_Crisis_accessible.pdf<br><br>The Department of Health, supported by the Home Office and Mind, is encouraging <br>local areas to sign-up to the principles of the Concordat, with the expectation <br>that all areas in England will have signed local declarations by December <br>2014. The Department of Health will publish details of the areas that have <br>signed such declarations.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Ashford more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Green more like this
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less than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Damian Green more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Charles Walker more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-13more like thismore than 2014-03-13
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Home Office more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many exit checks were performed on passengers leaving the UK in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Delyn more like this
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Mr David Hanson more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-13more like thismore than 2014-05-13
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The number of outbound passengers checked on Home Office systems for each of <br>the last 4 years is as follows:<br><br>2010 - 65 034 675<br>2011- 70 627 943<br>2012 - 67 960 290<br>2013 - 82 311 725<br><br>The figure for 2013 is more than the combined total of exit checks performed <br>between 2005 and 2009 inclusive (74 297 809) and more than twice the 2009 <br>figure (35 283 019).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2014-05-13T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-13T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property label Biography information for David Hanson more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-06more like thismore than 2014-03-06
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Home Office more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the number of workers made unemployed, or displaced, as a result of immigration from countries outside the EU in the last year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bradford West more like this
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Mr George Galloway more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-29more like thismore than 2014-04-29
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Government commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to &quot;research <br>the labour market, social and public service impacts of non-EEA migration; and <br>to advise on the use of such evidence in cost-benefit analyses of migration <br>policy decisions&quot;. The MAC's report published in 2012 called ‘Analysis of the <br>Impact of Migration' <br>(https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/25723<br>5/analysis-of-the-impacts.pdf), suggested that &quot;between 1995 and 2010 an <br>additional 100 non-EU migrants were associated with a reduction in employment <br>of 23 native workers&quot;.<br><br>Recently, the Government published a report on the ‘Impacts of migration on UK <br>native employment: An analytical review of the evidence' <br>(https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/28708<br>6/occ109.pdf). This report is a comprehensive review of the evidence around <br>the displacement effect of migrants on UK native employment and builds on the <br>MAC 2012 report.<br><br>In addition, a report on the ‘Employment and Occupational skill levels among UK <br>and foreign nationals' <br>(https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/28250<br>3/occ108.pdf) finds that over most of the last decade, employment levels in the <br>UK rose faster among foreign nationals than among UK nationals. However, this <br>pattern has reversed, and over the last year around 90 per cent of employment <br>growth was accounted for by UK nationals.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2014-04-29T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-29T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr George Galloway more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-02-24more like thismore than 2014-02-24
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Home Office more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum cases were awaiting decision for travel documents on 1 February 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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Keith Vaz more like this
star this property uin 189239 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>We are unable to provide figures specific to asylum cases awaiting travel <br>documents. This information is only held within paper case files, which would <br>mean this question could only be answered through a disproportionately <br>expensive manual case search.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this
38104
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star this property date less than 2014-02-11more like thismore than 2014-02-11
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Home Office more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people deported by the Border Agency since May 2010 have subsequently been convicted of a criminal offence in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Delyn more like this
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Mr David Hanson more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>This information is not held centrally and would only be available at <br>disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property label Biography information for David Hanson more like this
38302
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star this property date less than 2014-02-11more like thismore than 2014-02-11
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Home Office more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to investigate the English language test results of students who completed English language tests organised by ETS in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Delyn more like this
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Mr David Hanson more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Home Office has suspended acceptance of all ETS tests taken and used in the <br>UK whist the scope of the issue is ascertained and to determine the number of people who <br>have taken a test and been involved in fraud. We have specialist teams in place <br>to undertake this analysis. <br><br>We are looking at all current and past applications. Anyone who is found to <br>have used or is currently trying to use evidence that they obtained dishonestly <br>can expect to have their leave curtailed and be removed from the UK or have any <br>outstanding application refused and leave the UK. We will also seek criminal <br>prosecution where appropriate and use all of the measures that we have <br>available. <br><br>Our reforms have curbed abuse by closing bogus colleges, making the application <br>process more rigorous and imposing more rules on colleges to improve course <br>quality. However, as the recent BBC Panorama programme highlighted, much more <br>needs to be done. <br>The Government will take all necessary steps, but our approach also requires <br>the education sector, particularly private or further education colleges and <br>those providing secure English language testing, to take on their <br>responsibility to tackle abuse.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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533
star this property label Biography information for David Hanson more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-02-25more like thismore than 2014-02-25
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Home Office more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many warrants to undertake surveillance on British nationals were issued by her Department between 1989 and 1992. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Steve Rotheram more like this
star this property uin 189333 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>As indicated in the debate on 12th February 2014, Official Report, column 858, both the <br>Independent Police Complaints Commission and the Investigatory Powers Tribunal <br>provide an avenue for investigating concerns in this area. <br><br>As a matter of long-standing practice, we do not routinely comment on the <br>detailed use of interception and surveillance, or provide a breakdown of the <br>number of warrants signed in relation to specific circumstances or <br>nationalities.<br><br>Figures for the overall number of interception warrants authorised by the Home <br>Secretary during the period 1989-1992 were published in the Annual Report to <br>the Prime Minister by the Interception Commissioner under the legislation then <br>in force (the Interception of Communications Act 1985). The published figures <br>are as follows:</p><p>Figures for the overall number of interception warrants authorised by the Home Secretary under the Interception of Communications Act 1985 during the period 1989-1992 are shown in the tables below. They provide separate figures for warrants covering telecommunications (which exclude letters), warrants covering letters (letters were relatively more important as a mode of communication than they would be today), and a total for both categories of these warrants.</p><p> </p><p>Warrants (a) in force on 31 December 1988 and b) issued during the course of 1988:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td colspan="2"><p>Telecommunications</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Letters</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Total</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Warrants</p></td><td><p>(a)</p></td><td><p>(b)</p></td><td><p>(a)</p></td><td><p>(b)</p></td><td><p>(a)</p></td><td><p>(b)</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p>225</p></td><td><p>412</p></td><td><p>75</p></td><td><p>48</p></td><td><p>300</p></td><td><p>460</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Warrants (a) in force on 31 December 1989 and b) issued during the course of 1989:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td colspan="2"><p>Telecommunications</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Letters</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Total</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Warrants</p></td><td><p>(a)</p></td><td><p>(b)</p></td><td><p>(a)</p></td><td><p>(b)</p></td><td><p>(a)</p></td><td><p>(b)</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p>232</p></td><td><p>427</p></td><td><p>59</p></td><td><p>31</p></td><td><p>291</p></td><td><p>485</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Warrants (a) in force on 31 December 1990 and b) issued during the course of 1990:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td colspan="2"><p>Telecommunications</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Letters</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Total</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Warrants</p></td><td><p>(a)</p></td><td><p>(b)</p></td><td><p>(a)</p></td><td><p>(b)</p></td><td><p>(a)</p></td><td><p>(b)</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p>225</p></td><td><p>473</p></td><td><p>52</p></td><td><p>42</p></td><td><p>227</p></td><td><p>515</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Warrants (a) in force on 31 December 1991 and b) issued during the course of 1991:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td colspan="2"><p>Telecommunications</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Letters</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Total</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Warrants</p></td><td><p>(a)</p></td><td><p>(b)</p></td><td><p>(a)</p></td><td><p>(b)</p></td><td><p>(a)</p></td><td><p>(b)</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p>239</p></td><td><p>670</p></td><td><p>50</p></td><td><p>62</p></td><td><p>289</p></td><td><p>732</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Warrants (a) in force on 31 December 1992 and b) issued during the course of 1992:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td colspan="2"><p>Telecommunications</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Letters</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Total</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Warrants</p></td><td><p>(a)</p></td><td><p>(b)</p></td><td><p>(a)</p></td><td><p>(b)</p></td><td><p>(a)</p></td><td><p>(b)</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p>265</p></td><td><p>756</p></td><td><p>72</p></td><td><p>118</p></td><td><p>337</p></td><td><p>847</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Rotheram more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-13more like thismore than 2014-03-13
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Home Office more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she has taken to implement changes as a result of the Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration report Exporting the border?: An inspection of e-Borders. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Delyn more like this
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Mr David Hanson more like this
star this property uin 192034 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Home Office has responded to the report on Exporting the border?: An <br>inspection of e-Borders. This response can be found at: <br>http://icinspector.independent.gov.uk/inspections/inspection-reports/2012-inspec<br>tion-reports-2/.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 192032 more like this
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less than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property label Biography information for David Hanson more like this