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star this property date less than 2014-10-15more like thismore than 2014-10-15
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Afghanistan 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 consideration they are giving to the future of the tented camp used by British Forces in Kandahar; whether Agility and those involved in its disposal have been instructed to examine urgent humanitarian uses to which it could be put; whether any discussions have taken place with non-governmental organisations willing to purchase it; whether commercial interests will be given priority; and what plans they have for assistance to be given by the Department for International Development to enable the camp to be transported for use by refugees in the Kurdish region of Iraq. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL2102 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 2014-11-11more like thismore than 2014-11-11
star this property answer text <p>Agility operates on behalf of the Defence Disposal Services Authority and is charged with securing the best value for money for items that our redeployment process has determined should be disposed of in theatre. It is for Agility to make subsequent arrangements, in line with this objective.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Astor of Hever more like this
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less than 2014-11-11T16:07:18.6758148Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-11T16:07:18.6758148Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Astor of Hever more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
93688
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star this property date less than 2014-10-15more like thismore than 2014-10-15
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Home Office more like this
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star 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 Dropbox 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 whether they have made any requests for account information from Dropbox using the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty with the United States. more like this
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Lord Blencathra more like this
star this property uin HL2117 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 2014-11-06more like thismore than 2014-11-06
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office does not currently hold a central record of which company is the subject of a request under the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty with the US.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2014-11-06T15:49:04.1225511Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-06T15:49:04.1225511Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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497
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Blencathra more like this
93711
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-15more like thismore than 2014-10-15
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star 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 Work Programme: Bristol 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 how many people in Bristol have enrolled in their Work Programme; and how many of those, after six months, were not in employment, education or training. more like this
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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon more like this
star this property uin HL2140 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 2014-11-06more like thismore than 2014-11-06
star this property answer text <p>The number of people in Bristol City Local Authority who have been referred to the Work Programme up to and including June 2014 is 13,060.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p>This information is published and can be found at:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="http://tabulation-tool.dwp.gov.uk/WorkProg/tabtool.html" target="_blank">http://tabulation-tool.dwp.gov.uk/WorkProg/tabtool.html</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Guidance for users is available at:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dwp-tabulation-tool-guidance" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dwp-tabulation-tool-guidance</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Information on those not in employment, education or training after six months on the Work Programme, is not available.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
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less than 2014-11-06T14:01:58.0920513Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-06T14:01:58.0920513Z
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3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
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3703
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Royall of Blaisdon more like this
100010
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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-20
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star 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 Asylum: Appeals 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 how many Home Office asylum decisions were appealed against in 2005, 2008, 2011 and 2013; and what percentage of those appeals were successful. more like this
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
star this property uin HL2225 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 2014-11-05more like thismore than 2014-11-05
star this property answer text <p>The annual number of asylum appeals lodged and the percentage of asylum appeals determined that were successful for 2005 and 2008 are shown in the table attached.</p><p>Data for asylum applications, asylum appeals lodged and the percentage of asylum appeals determined that were successful for 2011 and 2013 is available in published data and can be found in the links listed in the bullets below:</p><p>• Data for asylum applications can be found in table ‘as 01’ of the ‘Asylum data tables immigration statistics April to June 2014 volume 1’ is available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/immigration-statistics-april-to-june-2014-data-tables" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/immigration-statistics-april-to-june-2014-data-tables</a>.</p><p>• Data for asylum appeals lodged and % of appeals allowed is available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/tribunals-statistics" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/tribunals-statistics</a></p><p>The volumes listed in the table and links above are not necessarily the same cohort of cases. As a result we are unable to provide data on the percentage of asylum applications in the years requested that resulted in an appeal.</p><p><strong>Table showing asylum appeals lodged and percentage of asylum appeals determined that were successful.</strong></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p><strong>2005<strong>[1]</strong><strong>[2]</strong><strong>[3]</strong></strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2008</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Asylum Appeals lodged</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>24,891</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>11,008</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Appeals determined by the IAA/AIT</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>32,611</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>10,057</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>% Asylum appeals allowed (of those determined)<strong>[4]</strong></strong></p></td><td><p><strong>18%</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>25%</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>[1] Appeals were dealt with by the Immigration Appellate Authority (IAA) until April 2005, by the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal (AIT) from Apr 2005 to Feb 2010, and since then by the First-tier Tribunal Immigration and Asylum Chamber.</p><p>[2] 2005 lodgement figures exclude appeals dismissed at the Preliminary Issue stage (out of time or invalid). HMCTS now include this category of appeal in Official Statistics data, from 1<sup>st</sup> April 2007.</p><p>[3] The 2005 asylum appeals lodged figure may not match figures previously in the public domain due to differing dates of extraction from the case management database. See link to archive <a href="http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20110206074952/http:/www.tribunals.gov.uk/ImmigrationAsylum/" target="_blank">http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20110206074952/http://www.tribunals.gov.uk/ImmigrationAsylum/</a></p><p>[4] &quot;determined&quot; means decided by a judge and excludes withdrawn appeals.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL2226 more like this
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less than 2014-11-05T14:33:12.6052318Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-05T14:33:12.6052318Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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3691
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
100011
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-20
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star 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 Asylum: Appeals 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 how many Home Office asylum decisions were appealed against in 2005, 2008, 2011 and 2013; and what percentage of the total applications that represents. more like this
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
star this property uin HL2226 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 2014-11-05more like thismore than 2014-11-05
star this property answer text <p>The annual number of asylum appeals lodged and the percentage of asylum appeals determined that were successful for 2005 and 2008 are shown in the table attached.</p><p>Data for asylum applications, asylum appeals lodged and the percentage of asylum appeals determined that were successful for 2011 and 2013 is available in published data and can be found in the links listed in the bullets below:</p><p>• Data for asylum applications can be found in table ‘as 01’ of the ‘Asylum data tables immigration statistics April to June 2014 volume 1’ is available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/immigration-statistics-april-to-june-2014-data-tables" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/immigration-statistics-april-to-june-2014-data-tables</a>.</p><p>• Data for asylum appeals lodged and % of appeals allowed is available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/tribunals-statistics" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/tribunals-statistics</a></p><p>The volumes listed in the table and links above are not necessarily the same cohort of cases. As a result we are unable to provide data on the percentage of asylum applications in the years requested that resulted in an appeal.</p><p><strong>Table showing asylum appeals lodged and percentage of asylum appeals determined that were successful.</strong></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p><strong>2005<strong>[1]</strong><strong>[2]</strong><strong>[3]</strong></strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2008</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Asylum Appeals lodged</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>24,891</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>11,008</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Appeals determined by the IAA/AIT</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>32,611</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>10,057</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>% Asylum appeals allowed (of those determined)<strong>[4]</strong></strong></p></td><td><p><strong>18%</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>25%</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>[1] Appeals were dealt with by the Immigration Appellate Authority (IAA) until April 2005, by the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal (AIT) from Apr 2005 to Feb 2010, and since then by the First-tier Tribunal Immigration and Asylum Chamber.</p><p>[2] 2005 lodgement figures exclude appeals dismissed at the Preliminary Issue stage (out of time or invalid). HMCTS now include this category of appeal in Official Statistics data, from 1<sup>st</sup> April 2007.</p><p>[3] The 2005 asylum appeals lodged figure may not match figures previously in the public domain due to differing dates of extraction from the case management database. See link to archive <a href="http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20110206074952/http:/www.tribunals.gov.uk/ImmigrationAsylum/" target="_blank">http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20110206074952/http://www.tribunals.gov.uk/ImmigrationAsylum/</a></p><p>[4] &quot;determined&quot; means decided by a judge and excludes withdrawn appeals.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL2225 more like this
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less than 2014-11-05T14:33:12.0548199Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-05T14:33:12.0548199Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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3691
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
93701
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star this property date less than 2014-10-15more like thismore than 2014-10-15
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star 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 Entry Clearances 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 how many applications from outside the United Kingdom for entry clearance visas for work, using certificates of sponsorship from employers, were made in the last four years; how many applications were made for extensions of stay for work using certificates of sponsorship from employers from within the United Kingdom in the same four years; and what were the top 20 employers overall making applications. more like this
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Lord Laird more like this
star this property uin HL2130 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-05more like thismore than 2014-11-05
star this property answer text <p>The published figures related to numbers of certificates of sponsorship (CoS) used in applications, and are shown in table 1 below.</p><p>The latest Home Office immigration statistics, including those for CoS used in applications for entry clearance visas and for extensions of stay, are published in the release Immigration Statistics April – June 2014, tables cs_03 and cs_04 (Sponsorship), which is available from the Library of the House and on the Department’s website at:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/immigration-statistics-quarterly-release</p><p> </p><p>Sponsors do not make applications for visas or for extensions of stay. Table 2 provides information on the names of licensees associated with the highest number of Certificates of Sponsorship used in the period 2010-2014, for Tier 2 and Tier 5,</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Table 1</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="5"><p><strong>Applicants for visas and extensions of stay using sponsorship certificates, Tiers 2 and 5</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>2013</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Tier 2 (Skilled work)</strong></p></td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Entry clearance visa</p></td><td><p>42,433</p></td><td><p>39,511</p></td><td><p>40,742</p></td><td><p>47,845</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Extension of stay</p></td><td><p>20,621</p></td><td><p>17,744</p></td><td><p>27,815</p></td><td><p>35,195</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p><strong>Tier 5 (Youth mobility and temporary work)</strong></p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Entry clearance visa</p></td><td><p>36,594</p></td><td><p>38,232</p></td><td><p>40,296</p></td><td><p>43,209</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Extension of stay</p></td><td><p>310</p></td><td><p>321</p></td><td><p>397</p></td><td><p>554</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Source</p></td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="5"><p><em>Immigration Statistics April – June 2014</em>, tables cs_03 and cs_04 (Sponsorship)</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="5"><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/immigration-statistics-quarterly-release" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/immigration-statistics-quarterly-release</a></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><br>Table 2</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Sponsoring employers associated with the highest numbers of CoS used in the period 2010 to 2013</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>CoS used in Tier 2 applications</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>CoS used in Tier 5 applications</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Tata Consultancy Services</p></td><td><p>THE AGENCY GROUP LTD</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cognizant Technology Solutions Ltd</p></td><td><p>The Underworld</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wipro Technologies</p></td><td><p>Creative Artists Agency UK Ltd</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Infosys Limited</p></td><td><p>Live Nation (Music) UK Ltd</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Accenture (UK) Limited</p></td><td><p>BUNAC</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>IBM UK Ltd</p></td><td><p>William Morris Endeavor Entertainment (U.K.) Ltd</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>HCL GREAT BRITAIN LIMITED</p></td><td><p>Gricind Ltd. t/a ITB</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Tech Mahindra Limited</p></td><td><p>Culture Arts Ltd</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>HSBC Holdings plc</p></td><td><p>Universal Music Operations Ltd.</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>JPMorganChase &amp; Co.</p></td><td><p>X-R Touring LLP</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ernst &amp; Young</p></td><td><p>The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Great Britain)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP</p></td><td><p>Primary Talent International Limited</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Capgemini PLC</p></td><td><p>P &amp; IAS Ltd.</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP PLC</p></td><td><p>Godolphin Management Company Limited</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Deloitte LLP</p></td><td><p>Coda Music Agency LLP</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>DB Group Services (UK) Ltd</p></td><td><p>Mama New Music Limited</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Satyam Computer Services Ltd</p></td><td><p>3A Entertainment Ltd</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>University of Oxford</p></td><td><p>AEG Live (UK) Ltd</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Goldman Sachs International</p></td><td><p>T&amp;S Immigration Services Ltd.</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Barclays Capital Services</p></td><td><p>TIN ANGEL PRODUCTIONS LTD</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Source</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>UKVI Sponsorship Management System</p></td><td> </td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2014-11-05T14:33:35.8112539Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-05T14:33:35.8112539Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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2479
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Laird more like this
99978
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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-20
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Wind Power: Planning Permission 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 how many applications for planning permission for land-based wind turbines were refused by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government in the most recent 12 months for which information is available; and how such decisions are reconciled with (1) their policy of localism, and (2) the United Kingdom's commitment to carbon reduction. more like this
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Lord Avebury more like this
star this property uin HL2193 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 2014-11-05more like thismore than 2014-11-05
star this property answer text <p>I have interpreted this question as asking about planning applications which have been called-in for decision by the Secretary of State (as opposed to decisions on appeals).</p><p><br></p><p>No planning applications for onshore wind turbines called-in within the last 12 months have been refused.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2014-11-05T13:14:05.3593357Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-05T13:14:05.3593357Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Avebury more like this
100017
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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-20
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading European Parliament 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 the amount of subsidy paid to each of the European Parliament’s political groups annually. more like this
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Lord Stoddart of Swindon more like this
star this property uin HL2232 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-04more like thismore than 2014-11-04
star this property answer text <p>The annual accounts for all groups are available on the European Parliament (EP) website. The last year for which figures are available is 2013:</p><p>European People’s Party: €21,680,180</p><p>Progressive Alliance of Socialists &amp; Democrats (S&amp;D): €15,387,789.85</p><p>Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE): €6,718,994.35</p><p>Greens/EFA: €4,365,639.83</p><p>GUE/NGL: €2,657,578.33</p><p>European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR): €4,046,038.85</p><p>Europe of Freedom and Democracy (EFD): €2,614,225.43</p><p>Non -Attached: €1,315,501</p><p>Link to accounts on EP website: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/groups/accounts_en.htm</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2014-11-04T12:32:15.9191147Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-04T12:32:15.9191147Z
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3474
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Stoddart of Swindon more like this
99966
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-20
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Iraq 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 Amnesty International’s reports of the discovery of unidentified bodies apparently subjected to executions and its allegations of human rights violations perpetrated by Iraqi government forces; and what discussions they have had with the new government of Iraq about entrenching fundamental human rights principles in law and practice and putting in place mechanisms to hold those responsible to account. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL2181 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-04more like thismore than 2014-11-04
star this property answer text The Government strongly condemns any and all abuses or violations of human rights. We have received reports from Amnesty International and others that Iraqi Security Forces have committed human rights violations in Iraq. Concerns also remain around unlawful detention, as well as deficiencies within the Iraqi justice system more generally. The newly formed Government of Iraq has committed to tackling these issues. We welcome the commitments made by Prime Minister al-Abadi to reorganising the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF), integrating volunteer civilian fighters and dissolving militia groups, and his order on 13 September to ISF units fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) not to shell in civilian areas, with the aim of preventing civilian casualties. The UK fully supports the Iraqi government in this as well as its efforts to uphold the rule of law and bring those responsible for all violations and abuses of human rights to justice. At the Human Rights Council in September we co-sponsored a resolution which strongly condemns ISIL and also stresses the need for accountability. The resolution was passed by consensus and mandates the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to despatch an urgent mission to investigate and report on ISIL abuses.
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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Department for International Development more like this
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star this property hansard heading Central African Republic more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their current commitment, bilaterally and multilaterally, to the United Nations Level 3 Emergency Situation in Central African Republic. more like this
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Baroness Berridge more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p>In December 2013 the UN declared a Level 3 crisis in CAR which is in effect until December 2014. The UK welcomed the UN declaration which more accurately reflected the severity of the situation on the ground and brought much needed attention and resources from across the UN system to respond to the crisis.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The UK has been closely monitoring the situation and has committed a total of £18 million in humanitarian funding to CAR in 2014 to help hundreds of thousands of people, along with £7 million in Cameroon and Chad to assist CAR refugees. The funds are going towards the protection of civilians, urgent medical assistance, and to food security and livelihoods assistance through UN agencies, the Red Cross and NGOs. In 2014, the UK is the third largest bilateral humanitarian donor to CAR after the USA (£87 million) and the EU (£39 million). The UK’s combined bilateral and multilateral contributions (through the EU and the UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund) to the CAR crisis total £27 million in 2014.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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