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star this property date less than 2014-07-09more like thismore than 2014-07-09
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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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 Secondment 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, how many staff of his Department have been seconded to (a) other Ministries of Foreign Affairs and (b) international organisations in each year since 2010; and to which (i) other Ministries of Foreign Affairs and (ii) international organisations such staff have been seconded. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh East more like this
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Sheila Gilmore more like this
star this property uin 204741 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
star this property answer text <p>Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) staff can be seconded to a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) or international organisations on agreement between the Directorate, Post and the MFA or international organisations. These secondments are a valuable tool for the FCO to meet objectives, increase ties with partner governments or international organisations and develop staff skills and experience.</p><p>There is no centrally held record of each of these secondments since 2010 and to answer this question would incur disproportionate costs.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T11:10:07.1489965Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T11:10:07.1489965Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sheila Gilmore more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-09more like thismore than 2014-07-09
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar 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 Secondment 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, how many secondees from which other Ministries of Foreign Affairs his Department has received in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh East more like this
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Sheila Gilmore more like this
star this property uin 204742 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
star this property answer text <p>Foreign Service Officers from other Ministries of Foreign Affairs (MFA) are seconded to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) on agreement between the Directorate, Post and MFA. These secondments are a valuable tool for the FCO to meet objectives and increase ties with partner governments.</p><p>There is no centrally held record of each of these secondments since 2010 and to answer this question would incur disproportionate costs.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T11:12:41.3571586Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T11:12:41.3571586Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sheila Gilmore more like this
76784
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-09more like thismore than 2014-07-09
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar 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 Recruitment 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the cost was of his Department's Black and Minority Ethnic campaign. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh East more like this
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Sheila Gilmore more like this
star this property uin 204743 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
star this property answer text <p>The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) spent £21,968 on the Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Campaign in the financial year 2013-14, excluding staff costs. We expect to spend a further £20,000 in financial Year 2014-2015.</p><p>The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion for all its employees. Further diversity and equality information is available from the FCO's Diversity and Equality Report.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T09:01:05.7926336Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T09:01:05.7926336Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sheila Gilmore more like this
76790
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star this property date less than 2014-07-09more like thismore than 2014-07-09
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar 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 Training 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, how many individuals in his Department have participated in (a) Disability awareness and (b) Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender training in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh East more like this
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Sheila Gilmore more like this
star this property uin 204738 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
star this property answer text <p>The Foreign and Commonwealth Office's (FCO) Disability Policy and Support Team arrange disability awareness sessions for staff. Between September 2010 and June 2014 we held 205 sessions reaching an estimated 2,460 staff as follows:</p><p>Year Sessions/Staff <br>2010 12/ 144<br>2011 68/ 816<br>2012 61/ 732<br>2013 50/ 600<br>2014 14/ 168</p><p>The Civil Service Learning (CSL) Disability Awareness and their Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) awareness e-learning courses were made available from February 2013 and April 2013 respectively. Based on those staff completing evaluation records at least 142 staff have competed these so far as follows: <br>Disability Awareness e-learning: 2013 – 51; January to 10 July 2014 - 30.<br>LGBT Awareness e-learning: 2013 – 28; January to 10 July 2014 - 33.</p><p>FCO staff associations for people with disabilities (ENABLE) and LGBT staff (FLAGG) also hold regular awareness raising sessions and external speaker events each year, across a range of topics, that all staff are welcome to attend. Further information on FCO initiatives to promote diversity and equality information is available in the FCO's Diversity and Equality Report.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T08:17:47.6826093Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sheila Gilmore more like this
76791
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star this property date less than 2014-07-09more like thismore than 2014-07-09
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar 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 Training 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 professional courses civil servants in his Department have attended since 2010; and how many officials attended each such course. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh East more like this
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Sheila Gilmore more like this
star this property uin 204739 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
star this property answer text <p>I refer the hon member to the answer given by my rt hon friend, the Member for Faversham and Mid Kent (Hugh Robertson), Official Record 14 July 2014 : Column 483W.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T08:59:13.2429164Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T08:59:13.2429164Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sheila Gilmore more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-10more like thismore than 2014-07-10
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar 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 Training 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, how many awaydays his Department has held for (a) senior and (b) other civil servants in (i) 2013 and (b) 2014 to date; and how much each such awayday cost. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 205238 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-21more like thismore than 2014-07-21
star this property answer text <p>Away days are working days where staff get together to share best practices and experiences. Departments use away days to set objectives and decide how they will help the FCO achieve its priorities of protecting national security, creating jobs and economic growth and providing the best support for British people overseas. Details on costs are not held centrally and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost, but departments are required keep costs to a minimum.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2014-07-21T14:28:19.1212667Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-21T14:28:19.1212667Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-10more like thismore than 2014-07-10
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar 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 Alcoholic Drinks 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 his Department's policy is on the consumption of alcohol during social occasions held in his private office. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 205240 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
star this property answer text <p>Consumption of alcohol is permitted in FCO premises for social occasions amongst FCO staff. Staff are responsible for the cost of alcohol and refreshments for these events. The department has a zero tolerance policy on the misuse of alcohol by FCO employees.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T11:31:51.2650861Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T11:31:51.2650861Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-10more like thismore than 2014-07-10
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar 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 Bahrain 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 recent assessment his Department has made of the human rights situation in Bahrain. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency The Wrekin more like this
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Mark Pritchard more like this
star this property uin 205253 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
star this property answer text <p>I refer my hon. Friend to my answer of 26 June 2014, Official Report, column 253W.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T09:23:01.4853497Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T09:23:01.4853497Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mark Pritchard more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-10more like thismore than 2014-07-10
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar 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 Middle East 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 steps he is taking to decrease violence between Israel and Palestine. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Perry Barr more like this
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Mr Khalid Mahmood more like this
star this property uin 205251 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
star this property answer text <p>I refer to the statement made by the then Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my right hon. Friend the Member for Richmond (Yorks) (Mr Hague) to the House on 14 July 2014, Official Report, columns 581 - 3.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T11:14:05.6988718Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T11:14:05.6988718Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Khalid Mahmood more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-10more like thismore than 2014-07-10
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar 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 Middle East more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has had recent discussions with the UN Secretary General on measures by the UN to de-escalate the tension between Israel and Palestine. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Perry Barr more like this
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Mr Khalid Mahmood more like this
star this property uin 205252 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-18more like thismore than 2014-07-18
star this property answer text <p>I look forward to working closely with the international community, including the UN Secretary General, to help secure a de-escalation in tensions between Israel and Palestine. I fully support his call on 10 July for both sides to show maximum restraint. On 12 July the UK joined the rest of the Security Council in calling for a restoration of calm and a return to the November 2012 ceasefire. The UK stands ready to consider further action in the Security Council if that can help secure the ceasefire.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2014-07-18T14:38:31.8514824Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-18T14:38:31.8514824Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Khalid Mahmood more like this