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unstar this property date less than 2014-11-21more like thismore than 2014-11-21
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HM Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading EU External Trade: Tunisia more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether duties on goods from Tunisia entering the European Union have been eliminated; and if not, to what extent they will be reduced in the coming year. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL3067 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-05more like thismore than 2014-12-05
star this property answer text <p><strong>Following the signing of an Association Agreement with the EU in 1995, the import Tariffs on industrial products originating from Tunisia have been eliminated. The same Agreement also resulted in greater liberalisation in the Tariffs on agricultural and fishery products.<br> <br> A preparatory process for launching negotiations on a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) is on-going.</strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Deighton more like this
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less than 2014-12-05T14:58:25.607Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-05T14:58:25.607Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Deighton more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
164234
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unstar this property date less than 2014-11-21more like thismore than 2014-11-21
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HM 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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Financial Services: ICT more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the financial services industry to ensure that the information technology infrastructure is fit for purpose. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL3064 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-05more like thismore than 2014-12-05
star this property answer text <p><strong>Responsibility for information technology infrastructure in the UK finance sector is primarily for the firms themselves. The Financial Authorities have a role to play in supporting, coordinating and driving change to improve the operational resilience of the sector.</strong><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p><strong>In addition to on-going supervisory oversight of technology risk within firms by the Authorities, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) jointly launched, in October 2014, a review of firms’ critical infrastructure and technology resilience. The review </strong><strong>focuses on the most significant UK retail deposit-taking organisations and is expected to conclude in mid-2015.</strong> <strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Deighton more like this
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less than 2014-12-05T14:59:57.813Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-05T14:59:57.813Z
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4262
star this property label Biography information for Lord Deighton more like this
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4153
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
170228
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unstar this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-12-15
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HM 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
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star this property hansard heading Money Laundering: EU Action more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the progress of current negotiations on the proposed 4th European Union Directive on money laundering as regards risk assessment and consequent enhanced due diligence for United Kingdom Politically Exposed Persons. more like this
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Lord Clement-Jones more like this
star this property uin HL3724 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-22more like thismore than 2014-12-22
star this property answer text <p><strong>The Government has advocated a risk-based approach to “politically exposed persons” domestically, through negotiations on the Directive.</strong></p><p> </p><p><strong>In the UK, this would require treating UK PEPs, such as UK Parliamentarians, on the basis of risk when undertaking customer due diligence. Enhanced due diligence would only apply if the business relationship is assessed as high risk.</strong></p><p> </p><p><strong>Political agreement between the Presidency, the European Parliament and the Commission on the Directive was reached on 16 December. We expect the Italian Presidency to provide further details shortly. </strong></p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Deighton more like this
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less than 2014-12-22T14:45:24.487Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-22T14:45:24.487Z
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4262
star this property label Biography information for Lord Deighton more like this
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3396
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Clement-Jones more like this
106155
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unstar this property date less than 2014-11-04more like thismore than 2014-11-04
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HM 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
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star this property hansard heading Public Expenditure more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effect on the budgets of the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive of equalisation of public expenditure per head of population throughout the United Kingdom. more like this
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Lord Empey more like this
star this property uin HL2627 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-17more like thismore than 2014-11-17
star this property answer text <p><strong>The Government has not made such an assessment. The leaders of the three main UK political parties have indicated that the Barnett formula will continue to operate. </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Deighton more like this
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less than 2014-11-17T12:44:24.297Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-17T12:44:24.297Z
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4262
star this property label Biography information for Lord Deighton more like this
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4216
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Empey more like this
105755
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unstar this property date less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
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HM 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
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star this property hansard heading Public Expenditure: Northern Ireland more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they informed the Northern Ireland Executive of their annual financial settlement for financial year 2015–16; and what was that amount. more like this
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Lord Empey more like this
star this property uin HL2571 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-17more like thismore than 2014-11-17
star this property answer text <p><strong>The Northern Ireland Executive were informed of their allocations for 2015-16 as part of the 2013 spending round in June 2013. The allocations made as part of the spending round are shown in the table below.</strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p><strong>2015-16</strong></p><p><strong>£ million</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Fiscal Resource DEL</strong></p></td><td><p>9,622</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Ring-fenced depreciation</strong></p></td><td><p>404</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Ring-fenced Student Loans</strong></p></td><td><p>141</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Capital DEL</strong></p></td><td><p>956</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Financial Transactions Capital</strong></p></td><td><p>104</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p><strong>Northern Ireland Executive budgets have been adjusted at subsequent Budgets and Autumn Statements to reflect Barnett consequentials flowing from those events.</strong></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Deighton more like this
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less than 2014-11-17T14:07:47.387Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-17T14:07:47.387Z
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4262
star this property label Biography information for Lord Deighton more like this
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4216
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Empey more like this
105753
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unstar this property date less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
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HM 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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Public Expenditure: Northern Ireland more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they informed the Northern Ireland Executive of their annual financial settlement for financial years 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14 and 2014–15; and the respective amounts for each of those years. more like this
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Lord Empey more like this
star this property uin HL2570 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-17more like thismore than 2014-11-17
star this property answer text <p><strong>The Northern Ireland Executive were informed of their allocations for the years 2011-12 to 2014-15 as part of the 2010 Spending Review in October 2010. The allocations set out at that Spending Review are shown in the table below.</strong></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>£ million</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2011-12</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012-13</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013-14</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014-15</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Fiscal Resource DEL</strong></p></td><td><p>9,425</p></td><td><p>9,420</p></td><td><p>9,486</p></td><td><p>9,529</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Ring-fenced depreciation</strong></p></td><td><p>351</p></td><td><p>370</p></td><td><p>357</p></td><td><p>356</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Ring-fenced Student Loans</strong></p></td><td><p>61</p></td><td><p>69</p></td><td><p>84</p></td><td><p>100</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Capital DEL</strong></p></td><td><p>903</p></td><td><p>859</p></td><td><p>781</p></td><td><p>804</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>Northern Ireland Executive budgets were then adjusted at subsequent Budgets, Autumn Statements and Estimates rounds to reflect Barnett consequentials flowing from those events.</strong></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Deighton more like this
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less than 2014-11-17T13:00:54.26Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-17T13:00:54.26Z
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4262
star this property label Biography information for Lord Deighton more like this
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4216
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Empey more like this
164235
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unstar this property date less than 2014-11-21more like thismore than 2014-11-21
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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star this property hansard heading Financial Services: Regulation more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the rules governing short selling. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL3065 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-05more like thismore than 2014-12-05
star this property answer text <p><strong>The rules governing short selling are set out in the Short Selling Regulation (SSR) - a directly applicable EU regulation which entered into force on 1 November 2012. Article 45 of the Regulation requires the European Commission to carry out a review of the Regulation. </strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p><strong>The European Commission published a report in December 2013 setting out its findings. That review concluded that “…it is too early, based on available evidence, to draw firm conclusions on the operation of the SSR framework which would warrant a revision of the legislation at this stage”. The report concludes that a further review could be carried out based on more empirical evidence by 2016.</strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Deighton more like this
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less than 2014-12-05T14:56:34.137Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-05T14:56:34.137Z
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4262
star this property label Biography information for Lord Deighton more like this
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4153
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
105756
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unstar this property date less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
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HM 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
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star this property hansard heading Public Expenditure more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage changes, in real terms, were incurred by the Scottish Government, Welsh Assembly Government and the Northern Ireland Executive in the financial settlements for the four financial years beginning 2011–12. more like this
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Lord Empey more like this
star this property uin HL2572 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-17more like thismore than 2014-11-17
star this property answer text <p><strong>The table below sets out the percentage changes in real terms to devolved administration budgets, year-on-year, for the period requested. It reflects the settlements set out at the 2010 Spending Review, and incorporates changes made at subsequent fiscal events.</strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>% change (real terms)</p></td><td><p><strong>2010-11 to 2011-12</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2011-12 to 2012-13</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012-13 to 2013-14</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013-14 to 2014-15</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Scottish Government</strong></p></td><td><p>-4.6%</p></td><td><p>0.0%</p></td><td><p>-1.4%</p></td><td><p>-1.3%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Welsh Government</strong></p></td><td><p>-4.8%</p></td><td><p>-1.4%</p></td><td><p>-0.1%</p></td><td><p>-1.8%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Northern Ireland Executive</strong></p></td><td><p>-2.1%</p></td><td><p>-0.7%</p></td><td><p>-0.7%</p></td><td><p>-2.0%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Deighton more like this
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less than 2014-11-17T14:16:25.217Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-17T14:16:25.217Z
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4262
star this property label Biography information for Lord Deighton more like this
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4216
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101265
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unstar this property date less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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star this property hansard heading Ukraine: Russia more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the suggestion by the government of Russia that the European Union act as guarantor in respect of money owed by Ukraine to Russia for gas supplies; and whether any consideration has been given to how such a scheme would be funded. more like this
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Lord Stoddart of Swindon more like this
star this property uin HL2470 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-17more like thismore than 2014-11-17
star this property answer text <p><strong>Ukraine and Russia agreed a deal regarding the supply of gas on 30 October 2014 under which Ukraine will reprioritise funding to which it already has access under its IMF-led programme. The EU is not acting as guarantor to this deal.</strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Deighton more like this
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less than 2014-11-17T14:35:27.777Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-17T14:35:27.777Z
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4262
star this property label Biography information for Lord Deighton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Stoddart of Swindon more like this
168473
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unstar this property date less than 2014-12-08more like thismore than 2014-12-08
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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star this property hansard heading Revenue and Customs: Northern Ireland more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of the cost to the Exchequer incurred in training HM Revenue and Customs officers in Northern Ireland in the use of vehicle stop and search powers in each of the last five years. more like this
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Lord Browne of Belmont more like this
star this property uin HL3503 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-19more like thismore than 2014-12-19
star this property answer text <p>A cadre of officers has been trained to use vehicle stop and search powers. There is no estimate available of the cost.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Deighton more like this
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less than 2014-12-19T12:45:33.6Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-19T12:45:33.6Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Deighton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Browne of Belmont more like this