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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-04-14more like thismore than 2016-04-14
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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 Israel: Palestinians 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 discussions his Department has had with G4S on that company's adherence to the terms of the (a) Fourth Geneva Convention and (b) UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights related to the detention of Palestinian prisoners in Israel. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh East more like this
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Tommy Sheppard remove filter
star this property uin 34141 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The UK considers Palestinians arrested in the OPTs and detained in Israel as contrary to Article 76 of the Fourth Geneva Convention. The UK Government encourages British companies to show respect for human rights in their operations in the UK and internationally and we have made this clear in meetings with G4S.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
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less than 2016-04-19T16:32:12.703Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-19T16:32:12.703Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tommy Sheppard more like this
512991
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-04-14more like thismore than 2016-04-14
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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 Israel: Overseas Companies 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 steps his Department has taken to ensure that UK businesses that operate in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories are aware of the Overseas Business Risk guidance related to Israel. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh East more like this
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Tommy Sheppard remove filter
star this property uin 34075 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Overseas Business Risk (OBR) service covers 106 different countries. This is voluntary guidance to British businesses, available free of charge on GOV.UK. The guidance is regularly reviewed and updated if necessary. The OBR service is routinely promoted as part of officials’ outreach work with businesses and trade promotion agencies and partners. It is the decision of an individual or company whether to operate in settlements in the Occupied Territories, but the British Government would neither encourage nor support such activity.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
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less than 2016-04-19T16:28:10.527Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-19T16:28:10.527Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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4453
unstar this property label Biography information for Tommy Sheppard more like this