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star this property date less than 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Statement by Baroness Anelay of St Johns on 13 July (HLWS43), what are (1) the UK obligations to the EU, and (2) the EU obligations to the UK, "that will survive the UK's withdrawal"; and how they intend to resolve those obligations. more like this
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Lord Kinnock more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The terms of the UK’s departure from the EU will depend on negotiations with the EU and other Member States. There is no established precedent for leaving the EU.</p><p>We are focussed on securing the best possible deal for the United Kingdom as we leave the European Union.</p><p>The UK is a country that meets its international obligations and we will work with the EU to determine a fair settlement of the UK’s rights and obligations as a departing Member State, in accordance with the law and in the spirit of our continuing partnership.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2017-08-02T14:32:10.433Zmore like thismore than 2017-08-02T14:32:10.433Z
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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 Kinnock more like this
753264
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star this property date less than 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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 Her Majesty's Government what is their response to the decision by the High Court of Hong Kong to disqualify four democratically elected members of the Legislative Council; and what representations they are making to the government of China regarding that case. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL952 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>In November 2016 the Government expressed concern at the decision by the National People's Congress Standing Committee to express its interpretation of the Basic Law before the conclusion of legal proceedings in Hong Kong against two legislators-elect regarding the validity of their oath-taking<strong>.</strong></p><p>The four cases referred to are a matter for the Hong Kong Courts. We understand that the legislators may appeal against this judgement. It would therefore not be appropriate to comment on what is an ongoing legal matter. We will continue to follow developments closely.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2017-08-02T10:06:41.79Zmore like thismore than 2017-08-02T10:06:41.79Z
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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 Alton of Liverpool more like this
755184
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star this property date less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination 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 Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to extend the HPV vaccination programme to boys in the UK; and if so, when. more like this
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Baroness Tonge more like this
star this property uin HL1192 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has recently reviewed whether or not the HPV vaccination programme for girls should be extended to adolescent boys.</p><p>In an interim statement on the 19 July, the JCVI stated that:</p><p>“Taking the evidence as a whole the Committee therefore is unable to recommend extension of the national HPV programme to adolescent boys according to the most robust cost-effectiveness analyses undertaken.”</p><p>It also recognised arguments made by stakeholders on the issue of equality of access and noted that these require consideration.</p><p>A copy of the statement from 19 July is attached.</p><p>The JCVI is consulting on these interim findings. Subject to the results of the consultation, the JCVI’s final advice is expected in November. The Department will consider and respond to this final advice in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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less than 2017-08-02T14:59:10.677Zmore like thismore than 2017-08-02T14:59:10.677Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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unstar this property file name Extending_HPV_Vaccination.pdf more like this
star this property title JCVI statement on HPV vaccination more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Tonge more like this
755182
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star this property date less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Local Government: Investment 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 Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the scale of commercial property investment by some local authorities in recent years; and whether they plan to commission a risk analysis of the financial security of such investments in the event of a decline in property values or an upward trend in interest rates. more like this
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Lord Shipley more like this
star this property uin HL1190 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Over the past two years the scale and nature of commercial activity has increased significantly. When entering into borrowing or investment decisions, local authorities are required to have regard to a series of statutory codes. Officials have been monitoring developments in this area and are working with the sector to update the control framework with the aim of improving risk management and transparency of decision making.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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less than 2017-08-02T15:22:45.127Zmore like thismore than 2017-08-02T15:22:45.127Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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4176
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Shipley more like this
755163
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star this property date less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Tickets: Touting more like this
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 Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the adequacy of resources (a) made available to, and (b) spent by, trading standards services since 2012, to ensure the compliance of the secondary ticket market with relevant legislation, and (2) the impact on those resources of their response to the Waterson review, published on 13 March. more like this
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Lord Moynihan more like this
star this property uin HL1171 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>As part of the Government’s response to the Waterson review, National Trading Standards have been tasked with investigating potential enforcement cases against sellers and secondary ticketing websites that do not comply with legislation from within their current and forthcoming annual budgets.</p><p> </p><p>The National Trading Standards Board have allocated £300,000 towards investigation work on ticketing for this current financial year.</p><p> </p><p>Local Authority Trading Standards also play an important role in tackling consumer detriment. Spending or resourcing decisions are for individual Local Authorities to make. We do not hold the requested data centrally.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-08-02T10:10:43.883Zmore like thismore than 2017-08-02T10:10:43.883Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Moynihan more like this
755162
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star this property date less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Tickets: Touting more like this
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 Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to protect consumers from abuse of the secondary ticket market; and whether they intend to introduce a regulatory regime for that market, including the establishment of an appropriate regulatory authority. more like this
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Lord Moynihan more like this
star this property uin HL1170 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Government appointed Professor Waterson in 2015 to review consumer protections in the secondary ticketing market. He produced his report last year and in March 2017 the Government responded accepting his report in full and included amendments to the Digital Economy Act designed to enhance protections further.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has no plans at this time to introduce additional legislation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-08-02T10:10:12.243Zmore like thismore than 2017-08-02T10:10:12.243Z
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127
star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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924
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Moynihan more like this
755159
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star this property date less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Cyprus: Politics and Government more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government, following the collapse of the Cyprus Talks at Crans Montana, and in the light of their responsibility to guarantee the independence, territorial integrity and security of Cyprus, whether they are planning to adopt new or revised tactics to achieve their strategy towards Cyprus; whether their strategy will support the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus achieving international recognition; and whether they will seek to establish direct flights between the UK and Ercan. more like this
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Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
star this property uin HL1166 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>It is disappointing that the Conference on Cyprus at Crans Montana ended without agreement. The Government continues to work for a just and lasting settlement in Cyprus that will benefit all Cypriots. We are encouraging all parties to reflect on the outcome and consider the best path ahead.</p><p>On the question of direct flights, the UK Court of Appeal has confirmed that direct flights from the UK to Ercan would breach obligations under international law.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2017-08-02T10:08:25.503Zmore like thismore than 2017-08-02T10:08:25.503Z
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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 Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
755150
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star this property date less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading India: Visas more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of India concerning the decision to refuse entry on 17 July to pupils and staff from Poynton High School who had intended to visit projects supported by the charity India Direct. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL1158 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>We were made aware of this case only after the pupils and staff from Poynton High School had returned to the UK. It would appear that the group had the wrong category of visa for their trip. This is therefore a matter for the Indian authorities.</p><p>We have, however, attempted to make contact with the Head Teacher from Poynton High School, and the Member for Macclesfield (David Rutley). We have also lodged an enquiry with the Indian High Commission in London to try and help the school establish what category of visa they should re-apply for.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2017-08-02T10:09:02.867Zmore like thismore than 2017-08-02T10:09:02.867Z
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4210
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 Kennedy of Southwark more like this
755144
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star this property date less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Insulation: Fire Prevention more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government on how many occasions they were formally approached by (1) academics, and (2) other persons or bodies, requesting that they conduct additional tests on the flammability of the cladding added to high rise buildings such as Grenfell Tower when used in combination with different types of insulation; and whether they intend to revise the guidance relating to such tests and processes. more like this
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Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb more like this
star this property uin HL1152 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Department has received representations from a number of bodies about the tests which have been carried out on cladding, and now cladding and insulation installed on high rise buildings. The Government’s approach to these tests is set out in the most recent explanatory note, which can be found (attached) here:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/explanatory-note-on-safety-checks-and-testing" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/explanatory-note-on-safety-checks-and-testing</a></p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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less than 2017-08-02T15:33:18.343Zmore like thismore than 2017-08-02T15:33:18.343Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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unstar this property file name 170726 Safety checks explanatory note - (HL1152).pdf more like this
star this property title Explanatory note on safety checks more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb more like this
755143
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star this property date less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Insulation: Fire Prevention more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made as to why those responsible for fire safety within the building industry did not carry out the tests that their Expert Advisory Panel commissioned from the Building Research Establishment following the Grenfell Tower fire on the performance of three different types of aluminium composite material cladding combined with different types of insulation material. more like this
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Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb more like this
star this property uin HL1151 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>We cannot comment on tests that have been carried out independently to the current Building Research Establishment testing programme commissioned by the Expert Panel. The Industry has acknowledged that it needs to help co-ordinate the construction industry’s response to the challenges of implementing recommendations from the Expert Advisory Panel and Government. An Industry Response Group has been established to take this forward.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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less than 2017-08-02T15:24:46.75Zmore like thismore than 2017-08-02T15:24:46.75Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb more like this