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star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Home Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund more like this
unstar 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 why organisations that received Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) support through the UK Responsible Authority are not covered by the funding guarantee announced on 12 September in the event of a no-deal Brexit; and what consideration has been given to making alternative funding available to charities at risk of losing their AMIF funding. more like this
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
star this property uin HL153 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-30more like thismore than 2019-10-30
star this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">The family Immigration Rules set out the requirements to be met to allow any adult dependant relative of a British citizen to come to the UK. The applicant must be outside the UK and in most cases, the sponsor will be in the UK.</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">The adult dependent relative rules, together with the policy on exceptional circumstances, ensure that leave can be granted for those who demonstrate that, as a result of age, illness or disability, there is a level of long-term personal care required that can only be provided in the UK by their British relative who is here, or who is intending to return here with their dependant relative.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Home Office will provide the necessary funding for projects under the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) for the lifetime of their projects, even if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. </ins></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-10-30T17:57:39.553Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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less than 2019-10-30T18:35:05.67Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-30T18:35:05.67Z
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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 answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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4234
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
1167101
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
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Home Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Home Office: Written Questions more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star 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, when she plans to answer Question 2871 tabled on 21 October 2019 by the hon. Member for Luton South. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Luton South more like this
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Mr Gavin Shuker more like this
star this property uin 7125 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">As part of the Government’s response to the 2016 Home Affairs Select Committee report into prostitution, the Home Office provided £150,000 to fund research specifically into the nature and prevalence of prostitution in England and Wales.</del><del class="ministerial">This independent research was led by the University of Bristol and will enable us to inform an objective evidence base before we can consider any changes to policy and legislation in respect of prostitution.</del><del class="ministerial">The report was published on 30 October and is available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/nature-of-prostitution-and-sex-work-in-england-and-wales" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/nature-of-prostitution-and-sex-work-in-england-and-wales</a>.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The response for UIN 2871 was answered on 4th November 2019.</ins></p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2019-11-04T16:38:54.957Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T16:38:54.957Z
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less than 2019-11-04T18:20:50.66Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T18:20:50.66Z
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4399
star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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3725
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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4399
star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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4013
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gavin Shuker more like this
1166762
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star this property date less than 2019-10-28more like thismore than 2019-10-28
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Home Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Immigration: EU Nationals more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star 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, what support is available for EU citizens with (a) dementia and (b) other similar health conditions when applying for settled status given the possibility that they may have lost the necessary paperwork. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
star this property uin 6360 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
star this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">The EU Settlement Scheme is designed to make it simple and straightforward for EU citizens and their family members to apply to stay in the UK after we leave the EU. We are looking for reasons to grant status, not reasons to refuse, and the scheme is performing well.</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">The Home Office has put in place a comprehensive vulnerability strategy to ensure that the EU Settlement Scheme is accessible for all, including those requiring someone to make an application on their behalf. We are also engaging with relevant stakeholders, such as the Department for Health and Social Care, the Local Government Association, the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services and the Devolved Administrations, to assess the needs of vulnerable groups and ensure they are met.</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">The Home Office has introduced a range of support for applicants, including assisted digital support at around 300 locations across the UK and the EU Settlement Scheme Resolution Centre, open seven days a week, to provide help and information by telephone and e-mail. We have also provided up to £9 million of grant funding to 57 voluntary and community organisations across the UK to enable them to mobilise services targeted at vulnerable EU citizens.</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">Regarding specific support for (a) those with dementia and (b) other similar health conditions, such as those without mental capacity, the Home Office has designed a scheme that allows applicants to consent to an appropriate third party to apply on their behalf. This means that care givers, family members and friends can provide the necessary assistance to those who need it.</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">The Home Office is aware that a range of vulnerable applicants may face significant challenges in securing evidence to support their application. For this reason, we will in such circumstances accept a range of evidence of identity and residence on behalf of an applicant, working with the person making the application to establish the applicant’s eligibility based on all the evidence available. Caseworkers are trained to exercise discretion in the applicant’s favour where appropriate.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The EU Settlement Scheme is designed to make it simple and straightforward for EU citizens and their family members to apply to stay in the UK after we leave the EU. We are looking for reasons to grant status, not reasons to refuse, and the scheme is performing well.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Home Office has put in place a comprehensive vulnerability strategy to ensure that the EU Settlement Scheme is accessible for all, including those requiring someone to make an application on their behalf. We are also engaging with relevant stakeholders, such as the Department for Health and Social Care, the Local Government Association, the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services and the Devolved Administrations, to assess the needs of vulnerable groups and ensure they are met.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Home Office has introduced a range of support for applicants, including assisted digital support at around 300 locations across the UK and the EU Settlement Scheme Resolution Centre, open seven days a week, to provide help and information by telephone and e-mail. We have also provided up to £9 million of grant funding to 57 voluntary and community organisations across the UK to enable them to mobilise services targeted at vulnerable EU citizens.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">Regarding specific support for (a) those with dementia and (b) other similar health conditions, such as those without mental capacity, the Home Office has designed a scheme that allows applicants to consent to an appropriate third party to apply on their behalf. This means that care givers, family members and friends can provide the necessary assistance to those who need it.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Home Office is aware that a range of vulnerable applicants may face challenges in securing evidence to support their application. For this reason, we will in such circumstances accept a range of evidence of identity and residence on behalf of an applicant, working with the person making the application to establish the applicant’s eligibility based on all the evidence available. Caseworkers are trained to exercise discretion in the applicant’s favour where appropriate.</ins></p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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less than 2019-10-31T17:25:04.067Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-31T17:25:04.067Z
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less than 2019-11-01T11:32:58.807Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-01T11:32:58.807Z
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4009
star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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4009
star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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4073
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
1156427
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star this property date less than 2019-10-25more like thismore than 2019-10-25
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Immigration: EU Nationals more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star 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, what the immigration status of EU27 nationals resident in the UK will be in the event that the UK leaves the EU if they were given indefinite leave to remain by the UK Government before either (a) the UK joined the EEC or (b) their country of origin joined the EEC/EC/EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wolverhampton North East more like this
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Emma Reynolds more like this
star this property uin 5437 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">EU citizens who already hold indefinite leave to remain, regardless of when this was granted, can continue to rely on this status once the UK has left the European Union. They do not need to apply for status under the EU Settlement Scheme, but they may do so if they wish as, in line with the draft Withdrawal Agreement with the EU reached on 17 October 2019, indefinite leave to remain granted under the scheme (referred to as ‘settled status’) has some additional benefits. For example, it will not lapse unless the person is absent from the UK and Islands for more than five years rather than for more than two years.</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">Relevant guidance for EU citizens is available here:</del></p><p><del class="ministerial"><a href="https://www.gov.uk/settled-status-eu-citizens-families/if-you-have-permanent-residence-or-indefinite-leave-to-remain" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/settled-status-eu-citizens-families/if-you-have-permanent-residence-or-indefinite-leave-to-remain</a>.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">EU citizens who already hold indefinite leave to remain, regardless of when this was granted, can continue to rely on this status once the UK has left the European Union. They do not need to apply for status under the EU Settlement Scheme, but they may do so if they wish as, in line with the draft Withdrawal Agreement with the EU reached on 17 October 2019.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> Relevant guidance for EU citizens is available here:</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"><a href="https://www.gov.uk/settled-status-eu-citizens-families/if-you-have-permanent-residence-or-indefinite-leave-to-remain" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/settled-status-eu-citizens-families/if-you-have-permanent-residence-or-indefinite-leave-to-remain</a>.</ins></p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T17:13:32.767Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T17:13:32.767Z
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less than 2019-11-05T17:25:31.637Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T17:25:31.637Z
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4009
star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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4009
star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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4077
unstar this property label Biography information for Emma Reynolds more like this
1149800
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star this property date less than 2019-10-15more like thismore than 2019-10-15
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund more like this
unstar 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 guarantee, if any, has been provided to charities and non-governmental organisations who currently receive funding from the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund through the UK responsible authority rather than through direct bids to the European Commission. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of Durham more like this
star this property uin HL92 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 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>All projects under the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) will continue to receive funding for the lifetime of their projects, even if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T16:50:53.077Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T16:50:53.077Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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4312
unstar this property label Biography information for The Lord Bishop of Durham more like this
1167736
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star this property date less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Asylum: Domestic Abuse more like this
unstar 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 percentage of people seeking asylum in the UK are doing so because they are fleeing domestic violence. more like this
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Lord Sheikh more like this
star this property uin HL576 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 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p><em>The Home Office does not record the information in such a way that allows us to report on what percentage of people seeking asylum in the UK are doing so because they are fleeing domestic violence.</em></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T17:40:35.747Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T17:40:35.747Z
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4311
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 Sheikh more like this
1167733
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star this property date less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
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Home Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Refugees: France 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 have made to the government of France about police brutality towards refugees in Northern France, in particular about any incidents on 24 October near Calais; and whether such behaviour is consistent with the Sandhurst Agreement. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL573 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 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>The actions of French police and security personnel remain the domestic responsibility of the French government, and as such the UK is unable to comment on their actions. Those who are moved on from camps are provided with the option of transport to asylum centres where their claims can be lodged and considered expediently. Within these centres, individuals are provided with any medical and administrative support they require. The Sandhurst Treaty and associated funding has supported this work. The UK and France will continue to collaborate in response to this issue, ensuring that the necessary support is delivered whilst upholding border security at our shared border.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T17:46:05.173Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T17:46:05.173Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
1167563
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star this property date less than 2019-10-30more like thismore than 2019-10-30
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Police: Re-employment more like this
unstar 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 consideration they have given to re-employing recently retired police officers as part of their plans to increase the number of such officers by 20,000. more like this
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Lord Trefgarne more like this
star this property uin HL571 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 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office is working with the National Police Chiefs’ Council and the College of Policing to support successful recruitment in all forces, to meet the Government’s commitment to increase the number of police officers by an additional 20,000 over the next three years. This work includes attracting former officers who may wish to re-join following resignation or retirement, as well as maximising opportunities to retain those who have important skills and policing experience.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T14:56:28.517Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T14:56:28.517Z
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4311
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 Trefgarne more like this
1167561
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star this property date less than 2019-10-30more like thismore than 2019-10-30
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention more like this
unstar 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, following the report of the Public Inquiry into the fire at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017 Grenfell Tower Inquiry: Phase 1 Report, published on 30 October, when they plan to introduce new fire safety legislation. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL569 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 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government accepts, in principle, all the recommendations made of central Government in Grenfell Tower Public Inquiry’s Phase One report and will work at pace to take these forward. This may include bringing forward legislation ahead of the Bill on building safety standards announced in the Queen’s Speech if that would mean the Inquiry’s recommendations can be implemented sooner.</p><p>We are currently analysing responses to our Call for Evidence on the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and intend to publish a formal response after the General Election.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T15:07:22.257Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T15:07:22.257Z
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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 Taylor of Warwick more like this
1167551
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star this property date less than 2019-10-30more like thismore than 2019-10-30
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Drugs Independent Review more like this
unstar 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 Dame Carol Black’s review of drugs policy to be published. more like this
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Lord Rennard more like this
star this property uin HL559 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 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>We anticipate that Dame Carol Black’s Review of Drugs will report its findings to the Home Secretary in the autumn and the Home Secretary will report back to Parliament after that.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T17:48:42.267Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T17:48:42.267Z
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4311
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 Rennard more like this