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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2014-05-07more like thismore than 2014-05-07
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office 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 how many meetings have taken place in 2014 between British and French authorities to discuss homeless people living in the Calais area who seek unlawfully to board British vehicles travelling to Dover; and what has been the outcome of any such meetings. more like this
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Lord Condon more like this
star this property uin HL6946 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 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The UK works closely with the French authorities on matters of border security and cross border criminality to maintain the integrity of our joint border controls. <br><br>The Home Office and Border Force regularly meet the French at Ministerial, official and operational level to enhance our effectiveness in tackling irregular migration and organised immigration crime, including between Calais and Dover.</p><p> </p><p>Recent collaboration has resulted in a grant of £2 million from the UK to replace and upgrade the Passive Millimetre Wave Imaging (PMMWI) equipment currently deployed in the ports of Calais and Coquelles.</p><p>In respect of the UK response to increase our impact on Organised Immigration Crime in France (especially northern France) Border Force have established a UK Task Force (Op Groundbreaker) and assembled Intelligence /Investigation Officers from Immigration Enforcement, Border Force, National Crime Agency and Kent Police. The Task Force is able to provide a robust response to OIC and work closely with French colleagues in Police Aux Frontiéres (PAF) nationally and in particular with OCRIEST (Office Central de Répression de l'Immigration Irrégulière et de l'Emploi d'Etrangers sans Titre - a specialist PAF Unit dedicated to tackling organised crime groups in France and abroad).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Taylor of Holbeach 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 Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Condon more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-24more like thismore than 2014-06-24
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Private Investigators more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will bring forward the necessary regulations to license private investigation, as announced by the Home Secretary in 2013. more like this
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Baroness Henig more like this
star this property uin HL589 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 2014-06-30more like thismore than 2014-06-30
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>We expect the regulations to licence the activity of private investigations to come into force in 2015. <br><br>We also expect the introduction of the statutory licensing of private security businesses to come into force in 2015, followed thereafter by private <br>investigation businesses. We are continuing to work with the Security Industry Authority and industry on both regulations.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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HL590 more like this
HL591 more like this
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less than 2014-06-30T14:07:35.9204356Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-30T14:07:35.9204356Z
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3787
star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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3679
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Henig more like this
63806
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-24more like thismore than 2014-06-24
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Private Investigators 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 what arrangements they plan to put in place to ensure that private investigation businesses are properly regulated and held to account. more like this
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Baroness Henig more like this
star this property uin HL590 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 2014-06-30more like thismore than 2014-06-30
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>We expect the regulations to licence the activity of private investigations to come into force in 2015. <br><br>We also expect the introduction of the statutory licensing of private security businesses to come into force in 2015, followed thereafter by private <br>investigation businesses. We are continuing to work with the Security Industry Authority and industry on both regulations.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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HL589 more like this
HL591 more like this
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less than 2014-06-30T14:07:36.3423557Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-30T14:07:36.3423557Z
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3787
star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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3679
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Henig more like this
63807
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-24more like thismore than 2014-06-24
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Private Investigators 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 remarks by Lord Taylor of Holbeach on 20 January (HL Deb, col 523), what progress has been made on licensing for the private security industry. more like this
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Baroness Henig more like this
star this property uin HL591 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 2014-06-30more like thismore than 2014-06-30
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>We expect the regulations to licence the activity of private investigations to come into force in 2015. <br><br>We also expect the introduction of the statutory licensing of private security businesses to come into force in 2015, followed thereafter by private <br>investigation businesses. We are continuing to work with the Security Industry Authority and industry on both regulations.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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HL589 more like this
HL590 more like this
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less than 2014-06-30T14:07:34.8704844Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-30T14:07:34.8704844Z
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3787
star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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3679
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Henig more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-26more like thismore than 2014-06-26
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Special Constables 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, in the light of the recent award to Kent Police Special Constabulary of the Queens Award for Voluntary Service, whether there are any steps being taken nationally to encourage membership of the Special Constabulary. more like this
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Lord Condon more like this
star this property uin HL651 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 2014-07-02more like thismore than 2014-07-02
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Special Constabulary is an integral part of policing.<br><br>Individual police forces are responsible for determining their own recruitment requirements in order to meet local policing needs. In line with the Government's commitment to increase the number of volunteers, the Home Office continues to support the development of the Special Constabulary in England and Wales.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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less than 2014-07-02T16:12:57.1696428Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-02T16:12:57.1696428Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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2171
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Condon more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-28more like thismore than 2014-07-28
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Human Trafficking more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many individuals on domestic worker visas have sought assistance as victims of human trafficking through the National Referral Mechanism. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of Derby more like this
star this property uin HL1546 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 2014-08-18more like thismore than 2014-08-18
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office does not collect the information that has been requested. However, domestic workers who are abused or exploited, regardless of their immigration status, can receive care and support in the UK.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL1547 more like this
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less than 2014-08-18T09:35:20.3475743Zmore like thismore than 2014-08-18T09:35:20.3475743Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Lord Bishop of Derby more like this
79655
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-28more like thismore than 2014-07-28
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Human Trafficking more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many individuals on domestic worker visas have been identified as victims of human trafficking offences in each year since 2010. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of Derby more like this
star this property uin HL1547 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 2014-08-18more like thismore than 2014-08-18
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office does not collect the information that has been requested. However, domestic workers who are abused or exploited, regardless of their immigration status, can receive care and support in the UK.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL1546 more like this
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less than 2014-08-18T09:35:19.7008437Zmore like thismore than 2014-08-18T09:35:19.7008437Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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4143
unstar this property label Biography information for The Lord Bishop of Derby more like this
79656
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star this property date less than 2014-07-28more like thismore than 2014-07-28
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Forced Labour 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 how many audits of supply chains have been undertaken to ensure that public bodies and publicly-funded projects are not using forced labour through their supply chains. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of Derby more like this
star this property uin HL1548 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 2014-08-18more like thismore than 2014-08-18
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>We do not hold central information on the number of audits commissioned or auditing steps taken regarding publically funded projects, as these would be a matter for individual contracting authorities to commission.</p><p> </p><p>All suppliers are required to comply with UK law, including relevant human rights and employment rights law. Social, environmental and ethical issues are taken into account in the procurement process, where relevant and proportionate.</p><p> </p><p>In particular, EU procurement rules require contracting authorities to exclude suppliers that have been convicted of certain offences, and allow authorities to exclude suppliers for grave professional misconduct. The new EU procurement Directives, which are currently being transposed into UK law, update the mandatory exclusion offences to explicitly include offences of &quot;trafficking in human beings&quot;.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL1549 more like this
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less than 2014-08-18T09:34:54.1256931Zmore like thismore than 2014-08-18T09:34:54.1256931Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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4143
unstar this property label Biography information for The Lord Bishop of Derby more like this
79657
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-28more like thismore than 2014-07-28
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Slavery 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 auditing steps they have taken since 2010 to ensure that public bodies and publicly-funded projects are not using forced or trafficked labour in their own supply chains. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of Derby more like this
star this property uin HL1549 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 2014-08-18more like thismore than 2014-08-18
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>We do not hold central information on the number of audits commissioned or auditing steps taken regarding publically funded projects, as these would be a matter for individual contracting authorities to commission.</p><p> </p><p>All suppliers are required to comply with UK law, including relevant human rights and employment rights law. Social, environmental and ethical issues are taken into account in the procurement process, where relevant and proportionate.</p><p> </p><p>In particular, EU procurement rules require contracting authorities to exclude suppliers that have been convicted of certain offences, and allow authorities to exclude suppliers for grave professional misconduct. The new EU procurement Directives, which are currently being transposed into UK law, update the mandatory exclusion offences to explicitly include offences of &quot;trafficking in human beings&quot;.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL1548 more like this
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less than 2014-08-18T09:34:53.5286153Zmore like thismore than 2014-08-18T09:34:53.5286153Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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4143
unstar this property label Biography information for The Lord Bishop of Derby more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-20more like thismore than 2014-10-20
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Asylum: Finance 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 whether they intend to review the azure payment card for asylum seekers as a result of the new report by the British Red Cross on the humanitarian cost of the card. more like this
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
star this property uin HL2223 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 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
star this property answer text <p>The Azure card is issued to destitute failed asylum seekers who require support because they are temporarily unable to leave the United Kingdom and can be used at most of the main supermarket chains to purchase food and other essential items. The performance of the card is kept under regular review and the views of reputable partners such as the Red Cross are carefully considered but the Government is satisfied that it is an effective way of ensuring the individuals are able to meet their essential living needs and not left destitute.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-27T12:15:07.651748Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this