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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-16
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Weedkillers: Cancer 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of whether the weedkiller RoundUp is a potential cause of cancer. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 254714 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 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
star this property answer text <p>Like all pesticides, Roundup (a range of weedkillers containing glyphosate) is subject to strict regulation to ensure that its use will not harm people or have unacceptable effects on the environment.</p><p> </p><p>The European Commission decided in December 2017 to approve glyphosate for continuing use until December 2022. The decision followed a scientific risk assessment by the European Food Safety Authority, which included a very close scrutiny of the evidence on whether glyphosate causes cancer. UK experts participated in that assessment and supported its conclusions.</p><p> </p><p>All pesticide products, including Roundup, are tightly regulated by the Health and Safety Executive. They are only authorised for use if scientific data demonstrates that they will not harm people or have unacceptable effects on the environment.</p><p> </p><p>We will continue to keep an active watch on the scientific evidence on glyphosate.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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less than 2019-05-20T16:17:51.33Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-20T16:17:51.33Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1127075
unstar this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-16
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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 Thusiyan Nandakumar 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, what representations he has received on threats made against Dr Thusiyan Nandakumar arising from an interview broadcast by the BBC on 21 April 2019 on terror attacks in Sri Lanka. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chipping Barnet more like this
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Theresa Villiers more like this
star this property uin 255304 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 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
star this property answer text <p>​We are aware of threats made against Dr Thusiyan Nandakumar following an interview broadcast on 21 April. The appropriate avenue to pursue the issue of threats is through the UK police. The UK is committed to supporting freedom of speech and supports those who seek to exercise their right to freedom of expression.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
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less than 2019-05-21T14:32:27.247Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T14:32:27.247Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Theresa Villiers more like this
1127076
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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-16
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Cybercrime 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 Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether he plans to update the content of the Cyber Essentials programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 255315 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 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>An independent academic evaluation of the effectiveness of Cyber Essentials found that its security controls work well to mitigate the vast majority of Internet-based threats. These security controls are kept under continual review. The primary objective for Cyber Essentials is to help all organisations mitigate cyber security risks, especially small and medium-sized organisations. The Government continues to work to ensure Cyber Essentials has the greatest impact for the majority of the target audience and is currently developing the scheme to ensure a) the journey to certification is as simple as possible, and b) the technical controls remain fit for purpose in the ever-changing cyber threat landscape.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 254783 more like this
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less than 2019-05-23T15:57:24.81Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T15:57:24.81Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
1127077
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Consumers: Internet 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 30 April 2019 to Question 245672 on Consumers: Internet, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 are fully enforced. 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 255292 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 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
star this property answer text <p>Part 8 of the Enterprise Act 2008 provides for a number of enforcers, such as Trading Standards and the Competition and Markets Authority, to enforce consumer protection legislation, including the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008. Alleged breaches of legislation should be reported in the first instance through the Citizens Advice consumer service on 03454 04 05 06 (<a href="http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/" target="_blank">www.citizensadvice.org.uk/</a>). The helpline will refer on alleged breaches of legislation to the relevant authority for appropriate enforcement action.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-05-21T14:54:53.487Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T14:54:53.487Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
1127078
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-16
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions 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 Transport, if his Department will run a public information campaign to raise awareness of the effect of engine idling on public health. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 255353 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 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>Air pollution is an important challenge and Government is involved in a wide range of actions tackling it. Local Authorities are often best placed to run such campaigns, as they are able to focus on areas where idling is a particular problem. Vehicle manufacturers are increasingly offering automatic stop-start systems which help save fuel and CO<sub>2</sub> emissions.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-05-23T15:14:26.373Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T15:14:26.373Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
1127079
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-16
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions 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 Transport, what steps his Department is taking to (a) inform the public about the effect of engine idling on public health and (b) discourage engine idling in order to protect public health. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 255354 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 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
star this property answer text <p>The Department is supporting Local Authorities to introduce measures such as Clean Air Zones, which involve public information campaigns on the dangers of air pollution. Idling policy is currently under review and the Department aims to make it possible for Local Authorities to tackle idling more effectively and build on their existing powers.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-05-22T10:12:29.157Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-22T10:12:29.157Z
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3991
unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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4523
star this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
1127080
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-16
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Aviation: Fuels 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the merits of introducing fuel duty or VAT on aviation fuel. 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 255293 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 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
star this property answer text <p>Members of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), including the United Kingdom, are prevented from taxing international aviation fuel, or any proxies for fuel, under the Chicago Convention. However, Air Passenger Duty – which raised £3.4 billion in 2017-18 – ensures that the air travel sector contributes to the cost of public services.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Newark more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
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less than 2019-05-21T13:38:20.273Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T13:38:20.273Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
1127081
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-16
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Driver Vehicle Licensing Authority : Standards 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 Transport, what assessment he has made of the performance of the Driver Vehicle Licensing Authority since its operation was centralised in Swansea following the transfer of DVA services from Northern Ireland in July 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
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Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
star this property uin 255286 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 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
star this property answer text <p>No specific assessment has been made of the performance of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) following the transfer of vehicle registration and licensing services from the Driver Vehicle Agency to the DVLA.</p><p>The objective of centralisation was to ensure customers in Northern Ireland had access to the same services that were already available in GB. This includes providing customers in Northern Ireland with the facility to license their vehicles online or by telephone, as well as other online vehicle registration services.</p><p>This has now been achieved. Motorists in Northern Ireland also now have access to a wider range of vehicle registration and licensing services at more than 175 Post Office branches.</p><p>The centralisation also allowed other new services to be introduced, such as the opportunity for NI customers to purchase and retain personalised registration numbers and the facility for fleet operators in NI to use the DVLA’s fleet scheme.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-05-21T10:49:18.863Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T10:49:18.863Z
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3991
unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
1127082
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-16
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Motorways: Safety 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 Transport, how many extra emergency refuge areas have been added to existing stretches of all lane running motorways. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
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Sir Mike Penning more like this
star this property uin 255305 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 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>Reviews of the first two schemes to be designed to the all lane running standard, both on the M25, shows they are performing well and in line with expectations; successfully increasing capacity and improving journeys for motorists. These reviews found that the M25 schemes delivered an overall 27% safety improvement.</p><p> </p><p>Nevertheless, to help drivers feel more confident they can find a place to stop in an emergency, Highways England have committed to reducing the maximum spacing of emergency areas which is currently about every mile and a half (about 90 seconds at 60mph), to around every mile (about every minute at 60mph). This will take place on new schemes being constructed from 2020 onwards.</p><p> </p><p>Currently the average spacing on all lane running sections is just over a mile.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, in the next twelve months construction work will commence to install 10 additional emergency refuge areas on the M25.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-05-23T10:41:58.617Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T10:41:58.617Z
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3991
unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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1528
star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
1127083
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-16
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Motorways: Safety 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 Transport, how many additional emergency refuge areas he plans to add to existing stretches of all lane running motorways in the next twelve months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
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Sir Mike Penning more like this
star this property uin 255306 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 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>In the next twelve months construction work will commence to install 10 additional emergency refuge areas on the M25.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, Highways England are also enhancing the visibility of emergency areas on all new and existing smart motorways by installing orange surfacing and improved, more frequent signs. These changes are designed to help drivers feel more confident that they can find a safe place to stop in an emergency.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-05-23T10:35:52.12Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T10:35:52.12Z
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3991
unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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1528
star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this