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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Home Office more like this
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Undocumented Migrants more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people illegally entered the UK by sea since January. more like this
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Lord Empey more like this
star this property uin HL16145 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Permanent Secretary’s letter to the Home Affairs Select Committee on small boat attempts up to and including February 2019 can be found here:</p><p><a href="https://www.parliament.uk/documents/commons-committees/home-affairs/Correspondence-17-19/19-03-05-Letter-from-Sir-Philip-Rutnam-KCB-Permanent-Secretary-Home-Office-Migrant-boats-in-the-channel.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.parliament.uk/documents/commons-committees/home-affairs/Correspondence-17-19/19-03-05-Letter-from-Sir-Philip-Rutnam-KCB-Permanent-Secretary-Home-Office-Migrant-boats-in-the-channel.pdf</a></p><p>The data from March is currently being reconciled to ensure accuracy. No decision has been taken on mode or frequency of any future publication of this data.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T16:18:44.85Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T16:18:44.85Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property file name 19-03-05-Letter-from-Sir-Philip-Rutnam-KCB-Permanent-Secretary-Home-Office-Migrant-boats-in-the-channel.pdf more like this
star this property title Letter - Perm Sec - Home Office Migrant Boats more like this
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4216
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Empey more like this
1130602
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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Home Office more like this
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Undocumented Migrants more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people who entered the UK illegally by sea since January have (1) applied for asylum, (2) been detained pending further enquiries, and (3) been returned to another country. more like this
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Lord Empey more like this
star this property uin HL16146 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Home Office has published data on the number of illegals migrants who have entered the UK illegally by crossing the Channel and the point at which they were encountered, up to and including February 2019, and this information can be found at Table 2, at the link below:</p><p><a href="https://www.parliament.uk/documents/commons-committees/home-affairs/Correspondence-17-19/19-03-05-Letter-from-Sir-Philip-Rutnam-KCB-Permanent-Secretary-Home-Office-Migrant-boats-in-the-channel.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.parliament.uk/documents/commons-committees/home-affairs/Correspondence-17-19/19-03-05-Letter-from-Sir-Philip-Rutnam-KCB-Permanent-Secretary-Home-Office-Migrant-boats-in-the-channel.pdf</a></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> Number of People encountered and to the point they were encountered</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2019</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>177</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Data from March 2019 is currently being reconciled to ensure accuracy. No decision has been taken on mode or frequency of any future publication of this data.</p><p>The Home Office is unable to report on how many people who entered the UK illegally by sea since January have (1) applied for asylum, (2) been detained pending further enquiries, as the method of entry for those who claim asylum in the UK is non recorded in a format that can easily be retrieved and to obtain this information would require a manual trawl and could only be obtained at disproportionate costs.</p><p> </p><p>The Home Office does publish data on the number of applications for asylum in the UK, in its quarterly Immigration Statistics release, the latest release published 24<sup>th</sup> May 2019. The number of asylum applications for main applicants by country of nationality, made since January 2019 can be found in table as_01_q for main applicants:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> Total asylum applications (Main applicants) </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2019 Q1</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>8,922</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Latest edition available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-year-ending-march-2019/list-of-tables#asylum</p><p>The Home Office does publish data on the number of people entering detention, in its quarterly Immigration Statistics release, the latest release published 24<sup>th</sup> May 2019. The number entering detention since January 2019 can be found in table dt_01_q:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> Total detainees </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2019 Q1</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>6,153</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Latest edition available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-year-ending-march-2019/list-of-tables#detention</p><p>The number of illegal migrants who entered the UK illegally by small boats and have been returned to another country currently stands at 35.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T16:06:03.873Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T16:06:03.873Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property file name 19-03-05-Letter-from-Sir-Philip-Rutnam-KCB-Permanent-Secretary-Home-Office-Migrant-boats-in-the-channel.pdf more like this
star this property title Letter - Migration Boats more like this
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4216
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Empey more like this
1130603
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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Home Office more like this
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Undocumented Migrants more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what costs have been incurred from (1) intercepting, (2) processing, and (3) housing and maintaining, people who have illegally entered the UK by sea since January. more like this
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Lord Empey more like this
star this property uin HL16147 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Home Office publishes data regarding its financial accounts on the GOV.UK website as part of its financial reporting procedures, and also as part of the transparency agenda. The latest report can be found here: <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><p>We do not routinely publish breakdowns of operational departmental spending, and are unable to provide this information, as it could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T16:21:41.227Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T16:21:41.227Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property file name 6.5571_HO_Annual_Report_201920_WEB.pdf more like this
star this property title HO Annual Report and Accounts - 2018-19 more like this
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4216
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Empey more like this
1130617
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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Home Office more like this
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Immigration Controls: Airports more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what the failure rate is for the automatic scanning of ePassports at (1) London Stansted airport, and (2) other UK airports. more like this
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Lord Moonie more like this
star this property uin HL16161 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Protecting the UK border is, and always has been, of paramount importance to this Government. It has never been government practice, for reasons of national security, to comment on operational issues relating to border security. This includes offering commentary on the performance of border systems and of ePassport Gates specifically.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T15:47:36.05Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T15:47:36.05Z
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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 Moonie more like this
1130623
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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Home Office more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading Undocumented Migrants more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many illegal migrants arrived in the UK by sea in the last 12 months; what proportion of them were trafficked women and children; and of those, what proportion have leave to remain in the UK. more like this
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The Earl of Sandwich more like this
star this property uin HL16167 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 Permanent Secretary’s letter to the Home Affairs Select Committee on small boat attempts up to and including February 2019 can be found here:</p><p><a href="https://www.parliament.uk/documents/commons-committees/home-affairs/Correspondence-17-19/19-03-05-Letter-from-Sir-Philip-Rutnam-KCB-Permanent-Secretary-Home-Office-Migrant-boats-in-the-channel.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.parliament.uk/documents/commons-committees/home-affairs/Correspondence-17-19/19-03-05-Letter-from-Sir-Philip-Rutnam-KCB-Permanent-Secretary-Home-Office-Migrant-boats-in-the-channel.pdf</a></p><p>The data from March is currently being reconciled to ensure accuracy. No decision has been taken on mode or frequency of any future publication of this data.We are tackling the organised crime gangs who are exploiting vulnerable and desperate individuals by working across Government and with both domestic and international agencies to respond to this issue.</p><p>As the Immigration Minister announced in Parliament there have been 24 arrests between IE and NCA in relation to small boat threats.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T16:16:00.577Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T16:16:00.577Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property file name 19-03-05-Letter-from-Sir-Philip-Rutnam-KCB-Permanent-Secretary-Home-Office-Migrant-boats-in-the-channel.pdf more like this
star this property title Letter - Perm Sec - Migrant Boats Channel more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Sandwich more like this
1130624
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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Home Office more like this
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Human Trafficking more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they provide the independent anti-slavery commissioner with regular information on new arrivals in the UK who may be victims of trafficking, whether or not they register with the National Referral Mechanism; and what guidance they provide on the need to offer care and protection to victims of trafficking while they have temporary leave to remain. more like this
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The Earl of Sandwich more like this
star this property uin HL16168 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the importance of sharing data with the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner and will do so where appropriate, including on the number of modern slavery victims coming to the UK.</p><p>Safeguarding modern slavery victims is a top priority for this Government. We provide guidance available to all frontline staff to help them identify and support potential victims of modern slavery. This guidance is available here: <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/509326/victims-of-modern-slavery-frontline-staff-guidance-v3.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/509326/victims-of-modern-slavery-frontline-staff-guidance-v3.pdf</a>.</p><p>We also provide guidance to the staff of the Single Competent Authority (SCA), where all decisions are made on whether someone is a victim of modern slavery, to ensure victims are correctly identified and receive appropriate care and protection. This guidance is available here: <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/797903/victims-modern-slavery-competent-auth-v7.0-ext.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/797903/victims-modern-slavery-competent-auth-v7.0-ext.pdf</a>.</p><p>The Government is also working to publish statutory guidance to further improve the identification and support for victims.</p><p>In addition, we are currently conducting a review of the training received by First Responders, to ensure that they are aware of their responsibilities, and that they can effectively connect victims to the support they need.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property file name victims-modern-slavery-competent-auth-v7.0-ext.pdf more like this
star this property title Victims of Modern Slavery Auth - v7 more like this
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star this property file name victims-of-modern-slavery-frontline-staff-guidance-v3.pdf more like this
star this property title Victims of Modern Slavery Frontline Staff - v3 more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T16:15:03.317Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T16:15:03.317Z
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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 The Earl of Sandwich more like this
1132238
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star this property date less than 2019-06-14more like thismore than 2019-06-14
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Home Office more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading Iran: Entry Clearances more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what provision there is for entry clearance for visitors from Iran in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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Keith Vaz more like this
star this property uin 264723 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The provision for entry clearance for visitors from Iran is the same as for all countries whose nationals require a UK visit visa; individuals must submit a visit visa application, if the application meets the requirements of the Immigration Rules a visa will be issued.</p><p>In addition to the visa application centre in Tehran, individuals living in Iran wishing to apply for long term visas can submit their application in Turkey or the United Arab Emirates. An application for a UK visit visa can be submitted at any UK Visa Application Centre in the world. The UK keeps its visa system, including the capacity of facilities for submitting entry clearance applications, under regular review.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 264724 more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T15:47:03.29Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T15:47:03.29Z
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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 Keith Vaz more like this
1132239
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star this property date less than 2019-06-14more like thismore than 2019-06-14
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Home Office more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading Iran: Entry Clearances 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether he plans to change the capacity of facilities in Iran for entry clearance to the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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Keith Vaz more like this
star this property uin 264724 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The provision for entry clearance for visitors from Iran is the same as for all countries whose nationals require a UK visit visa; individuals must submit a visit visa application, if the application meets the requirements of the Immigration Rules a visa will be issued.</p><p>In addition to the visa application centre in Tehran, individuals living in Iran wishing to apply for long term visas can submit their application in Turkey or the United Arab Emirates. An application for a UK visit visa can be submitted at any UK Visa Application Centre in the world. The UK keeps its visa system, including the capacity of facilities for submitting entry clearance applications, under regular review.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 264723 more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T15:47:03.34Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T15:47:03.34Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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338
unstar this property label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this
1132392
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star this property date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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Home Office more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading Forensic Science more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many digital forensic laboratories are accredited by UK Accreditation Services. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield, Heeley more like this
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Louise Haigh more like this
star this property uin 265562 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The number of digital forensics laboratories accredited by UKAS can be accessed through the website of the UKAS:</p><p><a href="https://www.ukas.com/browse-accredited-organisations/?org_cat=4938&amp;parent=&amp;type_id=2%20" target="_blank">https://www.ukas.com/browse-accredited-organisations/?org_cat=4938&amp;parent=&amp;type_id=2 </a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T15:23:39.56Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T15:23:39.56Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Louise Haigh more like this
1132437
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star this property date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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Home Office more like this
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Police: Liverpool City Region more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) police officers and (b) full-time equivalent police officers there were in each local authority area in the Liverpool City Region in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Frank Field more like this
star this property uin 265446 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Home Office collects and publishes data annually on the number of police officers, by Police Force Area, as part of the ‘Police workforce, England and Wales’ statistical bulletins.</p><p>Data on the number of officers, by headcount and by full-time equivalents, in Merseyside, and in England and Wales, going back to March 2007, can be found in the Open Data Tables published alongside the release:<br><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/629362/open-data-table-police-workforce.ods" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/629362/open-data-table-police-workforce.ods</a></p><p>Data at lower levels of geography are not held centrally.</p><p>The next release of ‘Police workforce, England and Wales’ is scheduled on Thursday 18 July 2019, and will cover the situation as at 31 March 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T15:54:33.14Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T15:54:33.14Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this