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star this property date less than 2015-05-27more like thismore than 2015-05-27
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Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Immigrants: English Language more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what consultation was conducted with stakeholders affected by the reforms for delivery of approved English language qualifications for settlement and citizenship effective from November 2015; how the decision was communicated to teaching providers and learners; and whether an impact assessment was undertaken. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
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Richard Burden remove filter
star this property uin 1 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 2015-06-03more like thismore than 2015-06-03
star this property answer text <p>The possibility of changes to the English language requirement for settlement and nationality was discussed as part of the SELT procurement process. Letters announcing the change to test arrangements have been sent to a range of organisations. As this change relates to the implementation of existing policy, no formal impact assessment was required.</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 2015-06-03T10:35:11.193Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-03T10:35:11.193Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
759801
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
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Ministry of Justice more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prison and Probation Service: Recruitment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much has been spent by HM Prison and Probation Service on recruitment in each month since September 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
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Richard Burden remove filter
star this property uin 10171 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 2017-10-09more like thismore than 2017-10-09
star this property answer text <table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Period </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Recruitment costs* (£) </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>September 2016</p></td><td><p>129,357</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>October 2016</p></td><td><p>219,450</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>November 2016</p></td><td><p>301,913</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>December 2016</p></td><td><p>563,028</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>January 2017</p></td><td><p>338,803</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>February 2017</p></td><td><p>76,497</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>March 2017</p></td><td><p>1,176,080</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>April 2017</p></td><td><p>1,109,430</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>May 2017</p></td><td><p>227,939</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>June 2017</p></td><td><p>438,487</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>July 2017</p></td><td><p>1,097,571</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>August 2017</p></td><td><p>1,181,421</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Recruitment costs provided only include spend on advertising and recruitment through external suppliers and does not account for recruitment-associated costs of any HMPPS staff working on resourcing initiatives or any other miscellaneous costs of recruiting staff (this data is not readily available within centrally held records). Figures include advertising costs in respect of recruitment and various media campaigns for prison officers, probation officers and the Unlocked Graduates scheme.</p><p> </p><p>*The figure provided has been drawn from our central accounting system and although care is taken when processing data, this may be subject to the inaccuracies and input errors inherent in any large scale recording system.</p>
star this property answering member constituency East Surrey more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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less than 2017-10-09T08:24:10.43Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-09T08:24:10.43Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
348415
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-03more like thismore than 2015-06-03
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Employment and Support Allowance: Young People 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 Work and Pensions, whether it is his policy that the proposed legislation requiring young people to earn or learn will extend to existing claimants of employment and support allowance under the age of 21. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
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Richard Burden remove filter
star this property uin 1030 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 2015-06-08more like thismore than 2015-06-08
star this property answer text <p /> <p>We will set out our policy design in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2015-06-08T10:07:06.053Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-08T10:07:06.053Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
418969
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-09-15more like thismore than 2015-09-15
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Department for International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Mozambique: Sanitation 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 International Development, how much her Department has spent on water, sanitation and hygiene services in (a) rural and (b) urban areas in Mozambique in each of the last five years; and how much such spending her Department has planned in each of the next five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
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Richard Burden remove filter
star this property uin 10309 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 2015-09-22more like thismore than 2015-09-22
star this property answer text <p>UK has spent £23.9 million in rural water and sanitation in Mozambique over the past five years. Our programme includes direct support and technical assistance to government to plan, build and maintain water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services. We have also worked with UNICEF, a global leader in the provision of WASH services. Over the past four years the UK has helped an additional 2.3 million people gain access to clean water and a further 2.1 million to sanitation.</p><p> </p><p>Full details of DFID funding to Mozambique are published on the Development Tracker website: <a href="http://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/" target="_blank">http://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/</a>.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is currently in the process of finalising its programme portfolio for 2016-2020 and will decide any continued investments in WASH accordingly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield more like this
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2015-09-22T11:14:00.11Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-22T11:14:00.11Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
418963
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-09-15more like thismore than 2015-09-15
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Department for International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Malawi: Sanitation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much her Department has spent on water, sanitation and hygiene services in (a) rural and (b) urban areas in Malawi in each of the last five years; and how much such spending her Department has planned in each of the next five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
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Richard Burden remove filter
star this property uin 10310 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 2015-09-22more like thismore than 2015-09-22
star this property answer text <p>DFID has committed £21.6m in funding for water, sanitation and hygiene in Malawi since 2010. By mid-2016, UK aid will have ensured that 750,000 people in Malawi will benefit from safer water and improved sanitation.</p><p> </p><p>Full details of DFID funding to Malawi are published on the Development Tracker website: <a href="http://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/" target="_blank">http://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/</a>.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is currently in the process of finalising its programme portfolio for 2016-2020 and will decide any continued investments in WASH accordingly.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield more like this
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2015-09-22T11:17:10.563Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-22T11:17:10.563Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-09-15more like thismore than 2015-09-15
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Department for International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Liberia: Sanitation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much her Department has spent on water, sanitation and hygiene services in (a) rural and (b) urban areas in Liberia in each of the last five years; and how much such spending her Department has planned in each of the next five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
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Richard Burden remove filter
star this property uin 10311 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 2015-09-22more like thismore than 2015-09-22
star this property answer text <p>DFID has spent £6.8m on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Services (WASH) programmes in Liberia since 2009.</p><p> </p><p>This includes work on both physical infrastructure and hygiene promotion in rural and urban areas; however the data is not broken down in the format requested.</p><p> </p><p>In addition to support for water, sanitation and hygiene services, DFID has supported the World Bank Liberia Reconstruction Trust Fund (LRTF) since its inception, which has resulted in improved solid waste management and collection in Monrovia.</p><p> </p><p>Full details of DFID funding to Liberia are published on the Development Tracker website: http://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is currently in the process of finalising its programme portfolio for 2016-2020 and will decide any continued investments in WASH accordingly.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield more like this
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2015-09-22T11:21:40.847Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-22T11:21:40.847Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
760963
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star this property date less than 2017-09-14more like thismore than 2017-09-14
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Gratuities 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, when he plans to publish the results from his Department's consultation on Tips, gratuities, cover and service charges; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
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Richard Burden remove filter
star this property uin 105284 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 2017-10-12more like thismore than 2017-10-12
star this property answer text <p>The Government is currently considering next steps in light of responses to the consultation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2017-10-12T14:14:49.387Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-12T14:14:49.387Z
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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 Richard Burden more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-09-14more like thismore than 2017-09-14
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Department for International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading United Nations: Recruitment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many UN Junior Professional Officer posts have been funded by the Government in (a) 2015, (b) 2016 and (c) 2017 to date; in what location each of those posts was filled; and for which UN organisation those posts were funded. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
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Richard Burden remove filter
star this property uin 105285 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 2017-10-09more like thismore than 2017-10-09
star this property answer text <p>DFID has supported 18 UK Junior Professional Officers since 2015, who have helped to strengthen the UN's capability in priority areas. I have outlined below the positions DFID have funded.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="2"><p><strong>2015</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Agency</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Duty Station</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNDESA</p></td><td><p>Ethiopia</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p><strong>2016</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Agency</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Duty Station</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNDP</p></td><td><p>UNDP HQ</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNDP</p></td><td><p>UNDP HQ</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNDP</p></td><td><p>UNDP HQ</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNDP</p></td><td><p>UNDP HQ</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNDP</p></td><td><p>Pakistan</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNDP</p></td><td><p>Ethiopia</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNFPA</p></td><td><p>Nepal</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNFPA</p></td><td><p>Sudan</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNFPA</p></td><td><p>Bangladesh</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNFPA</p></td><td><p>Afghanistan</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>WHO</p></td><td><p>Occupied Palestinian Territory</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>WHO</p></td><td><p>WHO HQ</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>WHO</p></td><td><p>Congo, Republic of</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>WHO</p></td><td><p>WHO HQ</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNICEF</p></td><td><p>Nepal</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNICEF</p></td><td><p>Ethiopia</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNICEF</p></td><td><p>Nepal</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2017-10-09T15:35:22.867Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-09T15:35:22.867Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-10-06more like thismore than 2017-10-06
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Department for International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading United Nations: Secondment more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much funding from the public purse will be disbursed for each post on the UN Junior Professional Officer programme by location and UN organisation in each of the next five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
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Richard Burden remove filter
star this property uin 105728 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 2017-10-13more like thismore than 2017-10-13
star this property answer text <p>The funding due to be disbursed for each post on the United Nations Junior Professional Officer programme has been outlined below. The costs include an annual salary at UN grade P2/3, together with other relevant costs. There is no future funding planned beyond 2017.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="3"><p>2017</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Agency</p></td><td><p>Duty Station</p></td><td><p>Funding (£)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNDP</p></td><td><p>UNDP Headquarters</p></td><td><p>40,889.15</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNDP</p></td><td><p>UNDP Headquarters</p></td><td><p>42,083.78</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNDP</p></td><td><p>UNDP Headquarters</p></td><td><p>47,748.16</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNDP</p></td><td><p>UNDP Headquarters</p></td><td><p>30,337.46</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNDP</p></td><td><p>Pakistan</p></td><td><p>41,731.94</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNFPA</p></td><td><p>Nepal</p></td><td><p>36,425.88</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNFPA</p></td><td><p>Sudan</p></td><td><p>20,383.22</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNFPA</p></td><td><p>Bangladesh</p></td><td><p>6,997.05</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNFPA</p></td><td><p>Afghanistan</p></td><td><p>6,997.05</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>WHO</p></td><td><p>Occupied Palestinian Territory</p></td><td><p>37,152.36</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>WHO</p></td><td><p>WHO Headquarters</p></td><td><p>49,824.44</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>WHO</p></td><td><p>Congo, Republic of</p></td><td><p>39,044.26</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNICEF</p></td><td><p>Nepal</p></td><td><p>91,508.54</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNICEF</p></td><td><p>Ethiopia</p></td><td><p>67,258.56</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UNICEF</p></td><td><p>Nepal</p></td><td><p>80,109.11</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Total</p></td><td><p>638,490.94</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Please note, the funding agreement the UK has with the UN is in US dollars so the below figures have been exchanged to GBP at today’s exchange rate (10/10/2017) to take account of <strong>payments still to be processed prior to 31 December 2017.</strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2017-10-13T13:15:24.633Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-13T13:15:24.633Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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767493
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star this property date less than 2017-10-09more like thismore than 2017-10-09
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Dogs: Imports more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate his Department has made of the number of puppies being smuggled illegally into the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
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Richard Burden remove filter
star this property uin 106485 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 2017-10-17more like thismore than 2017-10-17
star this property answer text <p>We take the issue of illegal trafficking of puppies very seriously, and the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) are gathering intelligence to help us understand the size of the problem regarding puppy smuggling.</p><p>Defra and APHA work constructively with other government agencies and charities to share intelligence on illegal movements of pet animals. APHA has established an intelligence team which will gather data, intelligence and information on illegal movement of dogs and puppies and, as appropriate, share with enforcement bodies.</p><p>APHA works in partnership with the Dogs Trust and Kent County Council to identify and seize dogs and puppies which were not compliant with the requirements as part of a pilot project at Dover responding to intelligence on potential non-compliance. Approximately 600 puppies have been seized and taken into quarantine since the initiative began in December 2015.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2017-10-17T12:58:58.153Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-17T12:58:58.153Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this