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star this property date less than 2014-06-16more like thismore than 2014-06-16
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Home Office remove filter
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star this property hansard heading DNA: Databases more like this
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unstar 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 requests for information held on the National DNA Database were received by her Department from other countries in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bury St Edmunds more like this
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Mr David Ruffley more like this
star this property uin 200768 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-15more like thismore than 2014-07-15
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The first category relates to searches carried out against the National DNA <br />Database (NDNAD) of DNA profiles from outstanding serious crimes or for the <br />identification of an unknown deceased person believed to be a UK national.<br />The below figures are for requested searches undertaken on the basis of a <br />direct request from the National Crime Agency (NCA) formerly Serious Organised<br />Crime Agency (SOCA), with the report as to the outcome of each profile<br />search being issued directly to the United Kingdom National Central Bureau <br />for Interpol (UK NCB).</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><strong>Year</strong></td><td><strong>Number of searched profile responses provided to NCA/SOCA<sup>[1][2][3]</sup></strong></td></tr><tr><td>2009/10*</td><td>377[4]</td></tr><tr><td>2010/11</td><td>548</td></tr><tr><td>2011/12</td><td>469</td></tr><tr><td>2012/13</td><td>443</td></tr><tr><td>2013/14</td><td>409<del class="ministerial">4</del></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">*Data are not available for the period Oct 2009 – Jan 2010.</td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The second category includes requests for the DNA profile held for a subject on <br />the NDNAD, where fingerprints have been provided to the country that the <br />individual currently resides in. Again this is information provided to NCA/ <br />SOCA.</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><strong>Year</strong></td><td><strong>Number of requests for subject profiles release to NCA/SOCA<sup>123</sup></strong></td></tr><tr><td>2009/10</td><td>138<del class="ministerial">4</del></td></tr><tr><td>2010/11</td><td>85</td></tr><tr><td>2011/12</td><td>19</td></tr><tr><td>2012/13</td><td>14</td></tr><tr><td>2013/14</td><td>3</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">[1] The data have been extracted from logs produced by NDNAD (validated as the only source of this information) by the application of the specified criteria (requests directly received from NCA/SOCA). The data were extracted by the manual filtering of Excel Spreadsheets.</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">[2] The UK NCB is not currently able to provide data on the number of requests received from other countries so these data relate solely to information supplied by the National DNA Database Delivery Unit (NDU).</td></tr><tr><td>[3] The data were extracted on 17th June.</td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>[4] These figures have been verified on a 1:1 comparison basis.</p><p>The third category relates to database management information. This provides <br />the number of subject and crime scene DNA profile records held on the database <br />and the number of match reports generated. Countries which do not have a DNA <br />database use this information to demonstrate the success of the UK Database to <br />support their case for legislation in their own country for a DNA database.</p><p>Requestors are directed to the most recent published statistics on the Home <br />Office NDNAD website, at: <br />https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-dna-database-statistics <br />thus no figures are kept for the numbers of such requests.</p></td><td> </td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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 2014-07-15T16:04:09.93Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-15T16:04:09.93Z
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less than 2014-09-04T13:52:48.1941332Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-04T13:52:48.1941332Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr David Ruffley more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-11more like thismore than 2014-06-11
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Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star 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 Passports more like this
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unstar 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 applications for (a) new passports and (b) passport renewals there have been in the last year; and what the annual change in such figures has been. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dudley North more like this
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Ian Austin more like this
star this property uin 200217 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>During the period between 1 June 2013 and 31 May 2014, Her Majesty's Passport Office <br />received <del class="ministerial">1,446,983</del> <ins class="ministerial">1,425,885</ins> first time passport applications and <del class="ministerial">4,528,751</del> <ins class="ministerial">4,461,343</ins> passport <br />renewal applications.<br /><br />This compares with 1,346,246 first time applications and 4,036,267 passport <br />renewal applications during the period between 1 June 2012 and 31 May 2013.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2014-07-08T14:03:02.687Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-08T14:03:02.687Z
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less than 2014-09-02T14:35:59.8202456Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-02T14:35:59.8202456Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ian Austin more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-05more like thismore than 2014-06-05
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Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star 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 Passports more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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 passport (a) applications and (b) renewal applications were received by the Passport Office in each (i) month and (ii) year of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Ayrshire and Arran more like this
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Katy Clark more like this
star this property uin 199406 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-06-30more like thismore than 2014-06-30
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>The following table provides the requested information.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2014-06-30T16:15:43.973Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-30T16:15:43.973Z
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less than 2014-09-02T15:04:09.5821942Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-02T15:04:09.5821942Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property file name PQ-199406 Katy Clark table[1].doc more like this
star this property title Applications for passports and renewals V2 more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property file name PQ-199406 Katy Clark table.doc more like this
star this property title Applications for passports and renewals more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Katy Clark more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
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Home Office remove filter
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Taylor of Holbeach on 10 March (WA 348), whether they will now answer the question. more like this
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Lord Jopling more like this
star this property uin HL5934 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-26more like thismore than 2014-03-26
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>As I stated to the House on 23 January 2014, Official Report, column 846, and <br />repeated in my reply to the noble lord, Lord Vinson on 10 March (WA 348), the <br />Government remains committed ‘to holding another vote on the final package of <br />measures that we will apply to rejoin'.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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less than 2014-03-26T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-26T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Jopling more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-13more like thismore than 2014-03-13
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Home Office remove filter
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the passports of everyone arriving in and leaving the United Kingdom are properly checked. more like this
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Lord Swinfen more like this
star this property uin HL6010 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Border Force is, through its Operating Mandate, required to undertake checks on the passports of all passengers who enter the United Kingdom at the Primary Control Points. Border Force undertakes electronic checks on most outbound passengers and physically checks passports on a strictly targeted basis. The Government and the Civil Aviation Authority work closely with air carriers in the UK to ensure that proper checks are in place. The Government is further committed to introducing exit checks on all modes by 2015.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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less than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Swinfen more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-18more like thismore than 2014-03-18
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Home Office remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to release any papers under the 30-year rule relating to the murder of Hilda Murrell on 21 March 1984 in Shropshire. more like this
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Lord Rooker more like this
star this property uin HL6088 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-26more like thismore than 2014-03-26
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>Any files held by the Government on the case will be considered for release <br />within the requirements and timescales set out in the Public Records Act.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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less than 2014-03-26T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-26T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Rooker more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-18more like thismore than 2014-03-18
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Home Office remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what were the countries of origin of the refugees accepted by the United Kingdom through the United Nations Gateway Protection Programme in (1) 2012, and (2) 2013. more like this
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Baroness Berridge more like this
star this property uin HL6113 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-26more like thismore than 2014-03-26
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The countries of origin of refugees resettled through the Gateway Protection <br />Programme are as follows:<br /><br />2012 – Bhutan, Democratic Republic of Congo. Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iraq, Somalia, <br />Sudan.<br /><br />2013 – Bhutan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iraq, Somalia, <br />Sudan.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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less than 2014-03-26T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-26T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Berridge more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-19more like thismore than 2014-03-19
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Home Office remove filter
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what visa arrangements are made to allow academics from non-European Union countries who are invited to lecture or take part in research on a short-term basis to enter the United Kingdom; and whether those arrangements apply to their immediate family members. more like this
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Lord Willis of Knaresborough more like this
star this property uin HL6117 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 2014-03-26more like thismore than 2014-03-26
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>Academics can use the academic visitor route to carry out unpaid research for <br />up to 12 months provided they are on sabbatical leave from their overseas <br />academic institution. Academics can also speak at conferences provided it is a <br />not for profit venture. <br /><br />Academics can use the permitted paid engagement visitor route to give paid <br />lectures for up to 1 month. They must be invited by a UK Higher Education <br />Institution or a UK research or arts based organisation. <br /><br />Family members can apply as general visitors, or child visitors in the case <br />of children under 18 years, to accompany the main visitor to the UK. They <br />would be allowed to stay in the UK for up to 6 months, or 12 months where they are <br />accompanying an academic visitor.<br /><br />Academics who are employed to carry out paid research in the UK can do so under <br />the Tier 5 Government Authorised Exchange route for up to 24 months. They must <br />be sponsored by a UK Higher Education Institution. Their dependents can stay <br />with them and have the right to work.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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less than 2014-03-26T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-26T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Willis of Knaresborough more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-19more like thismore than 2014-03-19
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Home Office remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many applications have been received by United Kingdom entry clearance posts for adult dependant settlement visas from 31 July 2012, to the latest convenient date; and how many such visas were granted over the same period. more like this
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Lord Avebury more like this
star this property uin HL6119 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-26more like thismore than 2014-03-26
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The information requested on entry clearance applications for adult dependent <br />relative settlement visas is not available and could only be obtained at <br />disproportionate cost by the examination of a significant number of individual <br />case records. <br /><br />The Home Office publishes quarterly statistics on entry clearance visa <br />applications and resolutions (issued, refused, withdrawn and lapsed) by <br />category in table be_01_q (Before Entry tables volume 2) within the <br />‘Immigration Statistics' release. A copy of the latest release, ‘Immigration <br />Statistics September – December 2013' is available from the Library of the <br />House and from: <br />https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office/series/immigration-stati<br />stics-quarterly-release.<br /><br />Within the table be_01_q , data relating to adult dependent relatives of a <br />British Citizen in the UK or a settled person in the UK are included in the <br />category ‘Family: Other (for immediate settlement)' but cannot be identified <br />separately.<br /><br />The Home Office is reviewing the collection of data relating to adult dependent <br />relative settlement visas. Data are being developed and, subject to resolving <br />any data quality/recording issues, it is planned to begin publishing data <br />specifically relating to adult dependent relative settlement visas later this <br />year.<br /><br />A manual review of the available management information to identify adult <br />dependent relative applications granted in the period from 1 November 2012 to <br />30 September 2013 indicates that 34 settlement visas were issued in that period <br />to an adult dependent relative under Appendix FM to the Immigration Rules. This <br />information is provisional and subject to change. Corresponding information on <br />applications is not available.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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less than 2014-03-26T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-26T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Avebury more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-19more like thismore than 2014-03-19
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Home Office remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will publish the findings of the review of the National Referral Mechanism; and how civil society groups are being involved in that review. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of St Albans more like this
star this property uin HL6121 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-26more like thismore than 2014-03-26
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>An announcement on the review of the National Referral Mechanism will be made <br />shortly.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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less than 2014-03-26T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-26T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Lord Bishop of St Albans more like this