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star this property date less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Tourism and Foreign Investment in UK more like this
unstar 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 What recent steps the Government has taken to promote (a) inward tourism and (b) foreign direct investment in Wales; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lichfield more like this
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Michael Fabricant more like this
star this property uin 910826 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
star this property answer text <p>Last year, over 3000 jobs came to Wales through Foreign Direct Investment, through 57 projects of which 93% were supported by both my department and the Department for International Trade.</p><p>Between 2015 and 2018, the UK attracted more foreign direct investment in capital investment than France and Germany combined.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-05-15T12:38:15.39Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T12:38:15.39Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Michael Fabricant more like this
1122565
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-24more like thismore than 2019-04-24
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Elections: Proof of Identity more like this
unstar 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 Whether the Government will conduct further voter ID pilots; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Thanet more like this
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Craig Mackinlay more like this
star this property uin 910485 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 2019-04-24more like thismore than 2019-04-24
star this property answer text <p><strong>The British public deserves to have confidence in our democracy. A diverse range of 10 local authorities have confirmed that they will be taking part in Voter ID and postal vote pilots for the 2019 local elections. The pilots will provide further insight into ensuring the security of the voting process.</strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-04-24T15:13:57.753Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-24T15:13:57.753Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Craig Mackinlay more like this
1122564
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-24more like thismore than 2019-04-24
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Vote Leave: Election Offences more like this
unstar 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 If he will make an assessment of the implications for his policies of the Electoral Commission’s decision that a new investigation into the Vote Leave campaign would not be in the public interest. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing Central and Acton more like this
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Dr Rupa Huq more like this
star this property uin 910484 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 2019-04-24more like thismore than 2019-04-24
star this property answer text <p><strong>The Electoral Commission is an independent regulator, accountable to Parliament, not the Government. The Government is, rightly, not involved in decisions over what the Electoral Commission investigates. We remain committed to upholding the integrity of our democratic processes.</strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-04-24T15:13:30.82Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-24T15:13:30.82Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Rupa Huq more like this
1133264
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-06-19
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Political Parties: Finance more like this
unstar 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 Minister for the Cabinet Office, for what reason the Government has not issued a commencement order for Section 10 of the Political Parties Act 2009, in relation to non-resident donors. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 266672 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 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
star this property answer text <p>Successive Governments have considered section 10 of the Political Parties and Elections Act 2009 to be unworkable</p><p>There is already a robust legal framework in place to ensure only individuals that are registered on the electoral register and organisations that carry out business in the UK can<br>make donations to political organisations in the UK</p><p>In May this year, the Government announced it will consult on strengthening the current provisions which protect UK politics from foreign influence. The consultation may consider<br>recommendations on foreign spending in elections and donations from shell companies.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-06-24T16:25:16.157Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
1132540
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
unstar 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 Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 10 June 2019 to Question 260725 on European Parliament: Elections, which local authorities and electoral administrators he or his ministers have met with since the 2019 EU parliamentary elections; and whether the matter of EU citizens being prevented from voting in the 2019 European Parliament elections was discussed at any of those meetings. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton more like this
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Afzal Khan more like this
star this property uin 265604 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 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>Ministers and officials meet frequently with local authorities and electoral administrators to discuss<br>a wide range of electoral issues</p><p>Details of external meetings by Ministers and Permanent Secretaries are published quarterly and<br>are available on gov.uk.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T15:32:58.4Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T15:32:58.4Z
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4451
star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Afzal Khan more like this
1132433
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading VE Day: Anniversaries more like this
unstar 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 Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether the Minister has considered the potential implications for the delivery of scheduled Police and Crime Commissioner, London Mayoral and Assembly, Combined Authority Mayoral and local government elections and vote counting across the UK on 7 May 2020 of the decision to move the Early May Bank Holiday in 2020 from Monday 4 May to Friday 8 May to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day; and what steps he is taking to ensure Returning Officers and their staff are supported to discharge their duties for those elections. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lancaster and Fleetwood more like this
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Cat Smith more like this
star this property uin 265547 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 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>The Government believes it is fitting to give the whole nation a chance to commemorate the<br>sacrifices made during the Second World War, to secure the democratic freedoms we enjoy today</p><p>This will be done by moving the early May Bank Holiday from 4 to 8 May, the 75 th Anniversary of<br>Victory in Europe (VE) Day<br>On this historic occasion the Government wants to ensure as many people as possible have the<br>valuable opportunity to pay a fitting tribute to our remaining heroes of the Second World War. The<br>day will also serve as an occasion thank all members of the Armed Forces Family who have<br>served and who continue to serve our country.</p><p><br>We recognise there will be implications for the counting of votes in some of the Police and Crime<br>Commissioner, London Mayoral and Assembly, combined authority mayoral, local mayoral and<br>local government elections which will have taken place the day before the VE Day bank holiday in<br>2020. We are continuing to discuss these practical implications with local authorities and electoral<br>administrators.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T15:29:46.297Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T15:29:46.297Z
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4451
star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster remove filter
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4436
star this property label Biography information for Cat Smith more like this
1132561
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Freedom of Information Act 2000 more like this
unstar 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 Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will extend the Freedom of Information Act to include (a) tenants management organisations and (b) housing associations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Easington more like this
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Grahame Morris more like this
star this property uin 265496 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 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
star this property answer text <p>The Government agrees that landlords, including housing associations, should be accountable and transparent in their dealings with tenants and be responsive to their needs. The extension of the FOI to housing associations is, however, not considered the best means of achieving that.</p><p> </p><p>Housing Associations are already required to make a significant amount of information public. They are required to publish their accounts annually, including a strategic report covering issues such as the remunerations of key personnel.</p><p> </p><p>The Regulator of Social Housing, which regulates the sector, also publishes information supplied by Housing Association at individual provider level, including details of their stock holdings, rent levels and evictions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-06-24T09:57:03.507Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-24T09:57:03.507Z
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4451
star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Grahame Morris more like this
1132083
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Absent Voting: Fraud more like this
unstar 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 Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps the Government is taking to prevent postal vote electoral fraud. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cheltenham more like this
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Alex Chalk more like this
star this property uin 264439 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 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>Electoral fraud is unacceptable on any level. There are already measures in place designed to enhance the security of postal voting. In response to the Pickles report on electoral fraud, the Government accepted recommendations to strengthen the postal vote system and, in line with our manifesto commitment, we are working to reform postal voting to ensure our elections are secure.</p><p> </p><p>Cabinet Office coordinates cross-Government work to protect and secure our democratic processes and ensure those involved in delivering our elections receive cyber, physical and personnel security advice from experts at the National Cyber Security Centre and the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T14:21:13.987Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T14:21:13.987Z
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4451
star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Alex Chalk more like this
1132146
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Absent Voting more like this
unstar 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 Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps his Department is taking to safeguard the electoral process in respect of postal voting. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sevenoaks more like this
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Sir Michael Fallon more like this
star this property uin 264295 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 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>Electoral Fraud is unacceptable on any level. We have processes in place to defend against electoral fraud and there is ongoing work with electoral administrators and Royal Mail to implement these. In response to the Pickles report on electoral fraud, the Government accepted recommendations to strengthen the postal vote system and, in line with our manifesto commitment, we are working to reform postal voting to ensure our elections are secure.</p><p> </p><p>Cabinet Office coordinates cross-Government work to protect and secure our democratic processes and ensure those involved in delivering our elections receive cyber, physical and personnel security advice from experts at the National Cyber Security Centre and the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T14:21:46.103Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T14:21:46.103Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Michael Fallon more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Electoral Register: Homelessness more like this
unstar 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 Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps his Department is taking to increase voter registration among homeless people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly more like this
star this property uin 263748 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to ensuring our democracy is robust, trusted and open so all those who are eligible can participate with confidence. We have convened partners in local authorities and homeless charities to codesign and test ideas to address barriers to electoral registration for the homeless. These will be made available shortly on Gov.uk.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T14:37:19.19Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T14:37:19.19Z
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4451
star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this