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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
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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 Sharks: Imports remove filter
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 discussions he has had with his EU counterparts on an EU-wide ban on shark fin imports. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brigg and Goole more like this
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Andrew Percy more like this
star this property uin 273779 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
star this property answer text <p>We have raised the issue of an EU-wide ban on shark fin imports with the EU Commission on a number of occasions and continue to push for stronger controls. We also successfully led the charge to ban shark finning across the EU.</p><p> </p><p>Leaving the EU will present us with the opportunity to consider whether the UK can go further in controlling the quantity of dried shark fins permitted for personal consumption.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill remove filter
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less than 2019-07-10T12:37:34.65Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T12:37:34.65Z
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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 Andrew Percy more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
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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 Sharks: Imports remove filter
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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of banning shark fin imports. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brigg and Goole more like this
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Andrew Percy more like this
star this property uin 269024 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>The UK has a strong track record in marine conservation. We successfully led the charge to ban shark finning across the EU, and we continue to press for stronger international controls. When sharks are caught we support the EU position of landing the full body.</p><p> </p><p>While we are a member of the EU it is not possible to introduce additional restrictions on the import of shark fins. When we leave the EU there will be an opportunity to consider the case for going further than current arrangements, consistent with our World Trade Organisation obligations.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill remove filter
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less than 2019-07-03T15:32:22.233Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T15:32:22.233Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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3939
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Percy more like this