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star this property date less than 2017-07-05more like thismore than 2017-07-05
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property hansard heading Commonwealth: Foreign Relations 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 plans the Government has to strengthen relations with Commonwealth partners. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 900355 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-11more like thismore than 2017-07-11
star this property answer text <p>Strengthening our relationship with the Commonwealth and all its members is a priority for the Government, as part of our vision for a Global Britain. We look forward to hosting an ambitious and dynamic Commonwealth Summit in 2018 and are working with Commonwealth partners to deliver it.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-07-11T13:47:13.457Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-11T13:47:13.457Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-27more like thismore than 2017-03-27
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property hansard heading French Front National 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 the rationale is for the Government's longstanding policy on contact with the Front National in France; and whether he plans to review that policy in the next three months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gravesham more like this
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Adam Holloway more like this
star this property uin 69359 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 2017-04-04more like thismore than 2017-04-04
star this property answer text <p>​It has been the longstanding policy of this and previous governments not to engage with the Front National, based on positions the party has adopted in the past. We keep this policy under review.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2017-04-04T17:27:13.51Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Holloway more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-27more like thismore than 2018-06-27
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property hansard heading Romania: Administration of Justice 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, with reference to the European Court of Human Rights Case of Rezmive and Others v. Romania ECHR 137 (2017), what steps the Government is taking to encourage the Romanian Government to improve (a) prison and detention facilities attached to police stations and (b) such facilities holding British (i) citizens and (ii) residents. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gravesham more like this
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Adam Holloway more like this
star this property uin 158192 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 2018-07-03more like thismore than 2018-07-03
star this property answer text <p>​Our Embassy in Bucharest and the Romanian Ministry of Justice are in regular contact about prison conditions in Romania. The UK and Romania have built a strong law enforcement relationship over the years through sustained engagement and cooperation. Embassy/Consular staff overseas are tasked to contact any new British National detainees as soon as possible after being informed about their arrest or detention in order to assess any potential assistance. Where there are concerns that British Nationals are not treated in line with internationally-accepted standards we will consider approaching local authorities. There are currently no British Nationals detained within the Romanian prison system.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2018-07-03T16:02:46.537Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-03T16:02:46.537Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Holloway more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-27more like thismore than 2018-06-27
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property hansard heading Romania: Administration of Justice 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, with reference to the Resolution on the intervention of the Romanian Intelligence Service in the Romanian Act of Justice, passed by the European Bars Federation on 19 May 2018, whether the Government has made an assessment of (a) the relationship that exists between the Romanian judiciary and intelligence service and (b) the effect of that relationship on British (i) citizens and (ii) residents in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gravesham more like this
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Adam Holloway more like this
star this property uin 158193 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 2018-07-03more like thismore than 2018-07-03
star this property answer text <p>​The relationship between the Romanian judiciary and intelligence service is an internal matter for Romania. The Government does not comment on intelligence matters. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office engages regularly with the Romanian Government on justice issues.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2018-07-03T16:04:15.543Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-03T16:04:15.543Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Holloway more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property hansard heading Papua: Human Rights 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 recent assessment he has made of the level of human rights abuses against indigenous people in West Papua; and what recent representations he has made to his Indonesian counterpart on that assessment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton more like this
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Afzal Khan more like this
star this property uin 236542 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 2019-03-28more like thismore than 2019-03-28
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government follows the situation in Papua closely. Most recently, I raised Papua with the Indonesian Ambassador on 8 January. Officials have also pressed the Indonesian authorities to address legitimate human rights concerns, including upholding the rights of all citizens to protest peacefully, and promote the sustainable and equitable development of the provinces.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
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less than 2019-03-28T17:03:29.197Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-28T17:03:29.197Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Afzal Khan more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
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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
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star this property hansard heading Burma: Sexual Offences 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 recent representations he has made to his counterparts in the Government of Myanmar through the office of the Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict on the International Protocol on the Documentation and Investigation of Sexual Violence in Conflict and the use of rape as a weapon of war. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton more like this
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Afzal Khan more like this
star this property uin 9934 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 2017-09-19more like thismore than 2017-09-19
star this property answer text <p>The Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict, Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, made a statement at the 36th session of the Human Rights Council on 11 September which made clear that the UK strongly condemned all violence in Rakhine State and called on all parties to de-escalate tensions and address the humanitarian crisis.</p><p>We continue to raise issues of conflict-related sexual violence with the Burmese authorities. In particular we urge them to accept a visit by the Fact Finding Mission established under the UK-sponsored Human Rights Council Resolution in March and to investigate allegations of sexual violence in a thorough and transparent manner in accordance with the principles and best practice set out in the International Protocol on the Documentation and Investigation of Sexual Violence in Conflict.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
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less than 2017-09-19T15:21:42.983Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-19T15:21:42.983Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Afzal Khan more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property hansard heading Burma: Rohingya 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, when last he discussed repression and violence in Rakhine State with Aung San Suu Kyi. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton more like this
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Afzal Khan more like this
star this property uin 9931 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-19more like thismore than 2017-09-19
star this property answer text <p>​The Foreign Secretary most recently spoke with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on 17 September. He one again raised our concerns about the continuing violence, the need for any allegations of human rights abuses to be investigated and for humanitarian access to be granted to affected communities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
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less than 2017-09-19T15:20:31.273Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-19T15:20:31.273Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Afzal Khan more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
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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
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star this property hansard heading Burma: Arms Trade 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether military equipment sold by the UK to Myanmar may be used by that country's armed forces in operations involving conflict with citizens of that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton more like this
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Afzal Khan more like this
star this property uin 10061 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 2017-09-20more like thismore than 2017-09-20
star this property answer text <p>In line with the EU Arms Embargo the UK does not sell Burma any equipment which might be used for internal repression. Our engagement with the Burmese military has been focused on educational training, designed to instil knowledge and awareness in the military of the requirement to observe human rights and the rule of international humanitarian law. However, the Prime Minister announced the Government's decision to suspend this engagement on 19 September, sending a clear message to the Burmese military that there must be an immediate end to the violence in Rakhine and full humanitarian access allowed.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
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less than 2017-09-20T16:45:58.313Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-20T16:45:58.313Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Afzal Khan more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-12-14more like thismore than 2017-12-14
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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
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star this property hansard heading Burma: Rohingya 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he plans to send an expert team to gather evidence on sexual violence as a weapon of war against Rohingya women in Myanmar, and other possible crimes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton more like this
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Afzal Khan more like this
star this property uin 119579 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 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
star this property answer text <p>The UK has been consistently clear about the importance of transparent investigations into allegations of human rights violations, and holding to account all those responsible for such acts. I urged an independent investigation of reports of atrocities and incidents of sexual violence when I met Burma's Minister for the Office of the State Counsellor on 20 November</p><p>The Government recently deployed two civilian experts to Bangladesh to conduct a capacity needs assessment on investigation and documentation of sexual violence perpetrated against members of the Rohingya community. Officials are considering how the UK can swiftly take forward their recommendations to ensure that fresh evidence is gathered to international standards and in a manner which upholds the principle of &quot;Do No Harm&quot;.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
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less than 2017-12-21T16:51:14.253Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-21T16:51:14.253Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Afzal Khan more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-05-24more like thismore than 2018-05-24
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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
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star this property hansard heading Windrush Generation: Diplomatic Service 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether his Department will provide consular and legal assistance to (a) members of the Windrush generation and their children and (b) people who arrived between 1973 and 1988 applying for citizenship or the right to remain from abroad. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton more like this
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Afzal Khan more like this
star this property uin 147980 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-06-06more like thismore than 2018-06-06
star this property answer text <p>The consular assistance the Foreign and Commonwealth Office can offer overseas is set out in our public guide at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/support-for-british-nationals-abroad-a-guide" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/support-for-british-nationals-abroad-a-guide</a>.</p><p>The Home Secretary announced a dedicated Windrush Scheme at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/undocumented-commonwealth-citizens-resident-in-the-uk" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/undocumented-commonwealth-citizens-resident-in-the-uk </a>which will ensure that members of the Windrush generation will be able to obtain the documents to confirm their status. This applies equally to their children born in the UK and those who arrived in UK as minors, and to others who have been in the United Kingdom for a long period of time. This includes information and assistance for those currently overseas and contact details of the Windrush Taskforce.</p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2018-06-06T16:01:38.717Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-06T16:01:38.717Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Afzal Khan more like this