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star this property date less than 2018-07-20more like thismore than 2018-07-20
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Legal Aid Scheme: Immigration 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 To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the removal of non-asylum immigration cases from the scope of legal aid on young migrants with limited leave to remain. more like this
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
star this property uin HL9749 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 is currently undertaking a post-implementation review of the impact of the legal aid changes made under the Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012. An assessment of the impact of recent changes to the provision of legal aid for non-asylum immigration cases will be made as part of the review process.</p><p> </p><p>We have recently announced our intention to amend the scope of legal aid for unaccompanied and separated migrant children. This scope change will be informed by evidence gathered as a result of the review and delivered with the help of a consultative group.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-07-31T12:00:52.4Z
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4538
star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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4234
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
944934
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-19more like thismore than 2018-07-19
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Corruption 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 To ask Her Majesty's Government whether closed courts are being used for settlements and penalties relating to financial corruption where a trial has not taken place; and if so, why. more like this
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Lord Rooker more like this
star this property uin HL9717 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>Where a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) is reached for an economic crime, it must include a declaration in open court that the DPA is in the interests of justice and its terms are fair, reasonable and proportionate. The SFO has entered into 4 DPA’s to date: in each case the final hearing was held in public.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2018-07-31T11:56:43.18Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-31T11:56:43.18Z
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4538
star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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302
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Rooker more like this
943411
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-17more like thismore than 2018-07-17
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Revenue and Customs: Data Protection 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 To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether HMRC is able to access UK citizens' bank accounts and other personal data without their permission and without judicial oversight. more like this
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Viscount Thurso more like this
star this property uin HL9622 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>Under longstanding powers HMRC can require banks and building societies to provide data on interest paid to, or collected on behalf of, their customers, without the customer’s permission or judicial approval.</p><p> </p><p>With the approval of the taxpayer or the First Tier Tribunal, HMRC can require additional information from banks about a specific taxpayer that is reasonably required to check the taxpayer’s tax position. These data and information gathering powers, some of which have been in continual use since their introduction at the end of the eighteenth century, are regularly reviewed.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2018-07-31T11:58:02.923Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-31T11:58:02.923Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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1399
unstar this property label Biography information for Viscount Thurso more like this
943404
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-17more like thismore than 2018-07-17
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Green Finance Institute 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 To ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect the Green Finance Institute to become operational. more like this
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Lord Teverson more like this
star this property uin HL9616 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>We are working with the City of London Corporation to develop and determine a timeline for launching its new global Green Finance Institute, which we expect will become operational within the next 12 months.</p><p> </p><p>In response to the first recommendation of the Green Finance Taskforce, the Chancellor announced the Institute’s creation during his Mansion House address. It will initially be supported by funding from both the government and the City of London Corporation, where the Institute will be housed in the first instance.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2018-07-31T12:00:13.71Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-31T12:00:13.71Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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3789
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Teverson more like this
943403
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-17more like thismore than 2018-07-17
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Government Securities 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 To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to issue a sovereign green bond; and if so, when. more like this
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Lord Teverson more like this
star this property uin HL9615 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>Before issuing a new type of bond, such as a sovereign green bond, the government would need to be satisfied that – among other factors – they would provide cost-effective financing for the taxpayer, and there would be sustainable demand.</p><p> </p><p>The UK’s private sector green bond market is well established, facilitated by the London Stock Exchange’s comprehensive specialist offering. There are now over 64 green bonds listed on the LSE in seven currencies, worth over $20 billion.</p><p> </p><p>Sovereign green bonds were recently recommended by the Green Finance Taskforce’s report in March 2018. The government is developing its response to this recommendation, and will respond in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2018-07-31T11:58:29.427Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-31T11:58:29.427Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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3789
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Teverson more like this
943396
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-17more like thismore than 2018-07-17
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Financial Services: Euro 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 To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether the City of London will be able to continue with euro clearing after Brexit; and whether this would be likely to require direct oversight from EU regulators. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL9609 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Euro-denominated clearing forms an important part of the overall financial structure in London, generating economic efficiencies from which many firms in the UK, in Europe and internationally benefit.</p><p> </p><p>Euro-denominated contracts are not only traded by EU firms but also by firms located in the UK and other third country jurisdictions. Many of these transactions would not be impacted by the UK’s exit from the EU.</p><p> </p><p>The Chancellor has proposed a new partnership that will focus on developing a mutually agreed and objective framework which maximises the provision of the most important international financial services offerings between the UK and the EU, in a way that is enduring, reliable and ensures financial stability risks can properly be managed.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2018-07-31T11:59:48.053Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-31T11:59:48.053Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
943364
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-17more like thismore than 2018-07-17
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Money Laundering: EU Law 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 To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the UK will continue to apply the terms of the 5th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive in the event of the UK leaving the EU. more like this
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Lord Harris of Haringey more like this
star this property uin HL9582 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 Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) entered into force in July of this year, with a transposition deadline of January 2020. This falls during the Implementation Period, and so the UK will transpose this Directive.</p><p> </p><p>The Government will consult on the transposition of 5AMLD in due course.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL9580 more like this
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less than 2018-07-31T11:57:35.413Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-31T11:57:35.413Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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2671
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Harris of Haringey more like this
943361
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-17more like thismore than 2018-07-17
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Money Laundering: EU Law 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 To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made in implementing the 5th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive; and when it will come into force. more like this
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Lord Harris of Haringey more like this
star this property uin HL9580 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 Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) entered into force in July of this year, with a transposition deadline of January 2020. This falls during the Implementation Period, and so the UK will transpose this Directive.</p><p> </p><p>The Government will consult on the transposition of 5AMLD in due course.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL9582 more like this
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less than 2018-07-31T11:57:35.337Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-31T11:57:35.337Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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2671
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Harris of Haringey more like this
942058
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star this property date less than 2018-07-16more like thismore than 2018-07-16
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Israel: Gaza 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 To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they are making to the government of Israel about the missile attack by Israel on al-Kateeba in western Gaza. more like this
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Baroness Tonge more like this
star this property uin HL9572 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Whilst we have not raised this specific incident with the Israeli authorities, we are concerned by the escalation of violence in Gaza and Southern Israel, and have urged restraint from all sides. We appreciate Egyptian and UN efforts to reduce tensions. The people of Gaza and Israel deserve peace and security. The Government has recently announced a new £38 million programme to support economic development in Gaza and the West Bank. We will also be releasing £38.5 million for the UN Relief and Works Agency to help vulnerable Palestinian refugees, as well as £2 million to UNICEF, to help provide Gazans with access to clean water and sanitation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2018-07-31T11:55:39.133Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-31T11:55:39.133Z
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4210
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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200
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Tonge more like this
942054
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star this property date less than 2018-07-16more like thismore than 2018-07-16
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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
unstar 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 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 To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 9 July (HL8938), when they expect to discuss with the government of Israel the bill currently before the Knesset that would impose a five-year prison term for anyone filming or distributing footage on social media that documents confrontations between Israeli soldiers and Palestinians. more like this
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Baroness Tonge more like this
star this property uin HL9568 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>​Officials from our Embassy in Tel Aviv continue regularly to discuss concerns with the Israeli authorities relating to Knesset legislation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2018-07-31T11:56:06.983Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-31T11:56:06.983Z
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4210
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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200
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Tonge more like this