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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading UK Border Force: Northern Ireland 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 the Home Department, how many people are employed (a) full-time and (b) part-time by Border Force in Northern Ireland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
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Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
star this property uin 262266 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 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
star this property answer text <p>Border Force does not release location specific statistics on the deployment of its resources as doing so could compromise border security.</p><p>The latest published staffing figures for Border Force can be found in the Home Office Annual Report for 2018– 19 on page 85 at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/home-office-annual-report-and-accounts-2018-to-2019" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/home-office-annual-report-and-accounts-2018-to-2019</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2019-06-13T11:42:12.833Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T11:42:12.833Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
918550
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-06more like thismore than 2018-06-06
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading UK Border Force: Northern Ireland 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 the Home Department, if he will publish the Northern Ireland Equality Commission's advice to the UK Border Force on the recruitment of border force staff in Northern Ireland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Down more like this
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Lady Hermon more like this
star this property uin 150602 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 2018-06-11more like thismore than 2018-06-11
star this property answer text <p>The Northern Ireland Equality Commission has made a public statement on some of the advice given to Border Force, this is available at <a href="https://www.equalityni.org/Footer-Links/News/Employers-Service-Providers/Equality-Commission-Comment-on-Border-Force-Recrui" target="_blank">https://www.equalityni.org/Footer-Links/News/Employers-Service-Providers/Equality-Commission-Comment-on-Border-Force-Recrui</a></p><p>Furthermore in response to the answer to Question 140136 of 8 May 2018 the Minister of State for Immigration summarised the rest of the advice given.</p><p>These pieces of correspondence and advice are not routinely published, there are currently no plans to do so.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2018-06-11T16:43:38.713Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-11T16:43:38.713Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lady Hermon more like this
918581
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-06more like thismore than 2018-06-06
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading UK Border Force: Northern Ireland 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 the Home Department, if he will place the advice given to his Department by the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland in respect of (a) the recruitment of Border Force officers and assistant officers and (b) applications from former members of the armed forces in the Library. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lagan Valley more like this
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Sir Jeffrey M. Donaldson more like this
star this property uin 150588 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 2018-06-11more like thismore than 2018-06-11
star this property answer text <p>The Northern Ireland Equality Commission has made a public statement on some of the advice given to Border Force, this is available at <a href="https://www.equalityni.org/Footer-Links/News/Employers-Service-Providers/Equality-Commission-Comment-on-Border-Force-Recrui" target="_blank">https://www.equalityni.org/Footer-Links/News/Employers-Service-Providers/Equality-Commission-Comment-on-Border-Force-Recrui</a></p><p>Furthermore in response to the answer to Question 140136 of 8 May 2018 the Minister of State for Immigration summarised the rest of the advice given.</p><p>These pieces of correspondence and advice are not routinely published, there are currently no plans to do so.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2018-06-11T16:42:15.363Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-11T16:42:15.363Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Jeffrey M. Donaldson more like this
910332
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-05-23more like thismore than 2018-05-23
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading UK Border Force: Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland, pursuant to her oral contribution of 9 May, Official Report, column 662, what representations she has made to the Home Secretary on ensuring that the criteria applied in Northern Ireland by the UK Border Force in its recruitment drive are not discriminatory; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Down more like this
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Lady Hermon more like this
star this property uin 147372 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 2018-06-07more like thismore than 2018-06-07
star this property answer text <p>Following discussions with my officials, the Home Office has confirmed that the criteria in Northern Ireland for the UK Border Force opens up the recruitment campaign to a representative profile of candidates. The Border Force has confirmed that it values the experience of people who have worked in the military and law enforcement, and that current and former members are free to apply for the Border Force recruitment campaign.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley more like this
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less than 2018-06-07T11:20:46.867Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-07T11:20:46.867Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lady Hermon more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-05-01more like thismore than 2018-05-01
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading UK Border Force: Northern Ireland 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 the Home Department, for what reasons people making Border Force applications in Northern Ireland cannot supplement their qualifying experience with military or police service in the same way as their counterparts in Great Britain can. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Belfast East more like this
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Gavin Robinson more like this
star this property uin 140136 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 2018-05-08more like thismore than 2018-05-08
star this property answer text <p>Border Force values the experience of people who have worked in the military and law enforcement. Current and former members are free to apply for all our recruitment campaigns.</p><p> </p><p>The requirement was removed by Border Force for this campaign following concerns raised by the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland on using military and law enforcement as a specific criterion.</p><p> </p><p>This was in the interest of ensuring we have a representative profile of candidates in Northern Ireland.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2018-05-08T14:35:35.857Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-08T14:35:35.857Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gavin Robinson more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-04-25more like thismore than 2018-04-25
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading UK Border Force: Northern Ireland 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 the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 24 April 2018 to Question 136733 on Brexit: Northern Ireland, and with reference to section 3.6(iv) of the Civil Service Nationality Rules: Guidance on Checking Eligibility, whether a decision has been reached on whether to reserve Border Force jobs in Northern Ireland to UK nationals. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol South more like this
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Karin Smyth more like this
star this property uin 138074 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 2018-05-01more like thismore than 2018-05-01
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office Policy on the nationality of appointments is governed by the Civil Service Nationality Rules. All operational roles in Border Force are deemed reserved in accordance with these rules.</p><p> </p><p>These rules are a matter of public record at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/307925/nationality-rules_amendedjh101213.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/307925/nationality-rules_amendedjh101213.pdf</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2018-05-01T10:18:25.657Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-01T10:18:25.657Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Karin Smyth more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-07more like thismore than 2018-03-07
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading UK Border Force: Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property house id 2 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 plans they have for the Border Force in Northern Ireland following Brexit. more like this
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Lord Eames more like this
star this property uin HL6148 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 2018-03-16more like thismore than 2018-03-16
star this property answer text <p>The UK is committed to avoiding a hard land border between Northern Ireland and Ireland. It is our priority to deliver a practical solution that recognises the unique social, political and economic circumstances of the border. As set out in the Northern Ireland and Ireland Position Paper (16 August 2017) one of the Government’s essential aims is no physical infrastructure at the land border.</p><p>Border Force is working closely with other Government Departments on the detailed logistical and operational planning for managing all the impacts of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, on and at the border.</p><p>Border Force actively monitors workflows to ensure sufficient resources are in place to meet demand and will continue to do so throughout negotiations and as the UK leaves the EU.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2018-03-16T11:32:15.073Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-16T11:32:15.073Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Eames more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-07more like thismore than 2018-03-07
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading UK Border Force: Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property house id 2 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 is the current numerical strength of the Border Force in Northern Ireland; and what plans they have for recruitment, in the light of Brexit. more like this
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Lord Eames more like this
star this property uin HL6149 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 2018-03-16more like thismore than 2018-03-16
star this property answer text <p>This Government has ensured that sufficient resources are available to ensure the security of the border is not compromised. Security of the border cannot be measured by numbers of staff.</p><p>Border Force uses a sophisticated combination of experienced officers, intelligence, data, technology and partnership working. Border Force resources within Northern Ireland are reviewed on a regular basis as part of the wider Border Force business planning process which is led by the Director General of Border Force.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2018-03-16T11:29:29.227Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-16T11:29:29.227Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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2793
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Eames more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-10-31more like thismore than 2017-10-31
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading UK Border Force: Northern Ireland 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 the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the number of additional UK Border Agency officials that will be needed in Northern Ireland as a result of the UK leaving the EU; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Down more like this
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Lady Hermon more like this
star this property uin 110578 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 2017-11-09more like thismore than 2017-11-09
star this property answer text <p>Additional staffing required by Border Force, across the UK, following exit from the European Union will depend on the final outcome of the negotiations. Government departments are working together across a range of complex issues to develop our future approach to the border and immigration system.</p><p>The government recognises the unique case of the Northern Ireland – Ireland land border, and we have been clear about avoiding any physical infrastructure at the border. We have developed joint principles with the Commission to ensure the continuation of the Common Travel Area. Avoiding a ‘hard border’ between Ireland and Northern Ireland is one of the Government’s three strategic objectives that have informed development of the policy options outlined in the recently published Customs Bill White Paper.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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less than 2017-11-09T16:42:17.167Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-09T16:42:17.167Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lady Hermon more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-04-05more like thismore than 2017-04-05
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading UK Border Force: Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property house id 2 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 adequacy of the numerical strength of the Border Force in Northern Ireland; what plans they have for recruitment; and how frequently that numerical strength is reviewed, and by whom. more like this
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Lord Eames more like this
star this property uin HL6675 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 2017-04-20more like thismore than 2017-04-20
star this property answer text <p>This Government has ensured that sufficient resources are available to ensure the security of the border is not compromised. Security of the border cannot be measured by numbers of staff. Border Force uses a sophisticated combination of experienced officers, intelligence, data, technology and partnership working. Border Force resources within Northern Ireland are reviewed on regular basis as part of the wider Border Force business planning process which is led by the Director General of Border Force. There is currently an ongoing recruitment campaign within Northern Ireland.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2017-04-20T15:25:10.26Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-20T15:25:10.26Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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2793
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Eames more like this