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star this property date less than 2014-06-05more like thismore than 2014-06-05
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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star 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 Zimbabwe 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 contacts and discussions (a) Ministers and (b) officials in his Department have had with the African National Congress regarding a possible successor to President Mugabe of Zimbabwe. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vauxhall more like this
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Kate Hoey more like this
star this property uin 199309 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-06-10more like thismore than 2014-06-10
unstar this property answer text <p>We have regular dialogue with South Africa on a range of issues, including regional interests, at both Ministerial and official level. The issue of political transition and that of successors to President Mugabe is a matter for the Zimbabwean people in line with the constitution of Zimbabwe. The UK remains keen to see a Zimbabwean government that delivers for its people and we will continue to do all we can to support a more democratic, stable and prosperous Zimbabwe.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Boston and Skegness more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Simmonds more like this
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less than 2014-06-10T12:34:57.7321467Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-10T12:34:57.7321467Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Simmonds more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Hoey more like this
65496
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star this property date less than 2014-07-02more like thismore than 2014-07-02
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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star 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 Zimbabwe 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, with reference to the Answer of 29 October 2013, Official Report, column 411W, on Zimbabwe: pension payments, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that British nationals in Zimbabwe receive their pensions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North East Cambridgeshire more like this
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Stephen Barclay more like this
star this property uin 203821 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
unstar this property answer text <p>We continue to pursue a resolution to this issue. I have personally written to both Finance Minister Chinamasa and the responsible Minister for Pensions, Minister Goche. I also raised the issue during a meeting with the Zimbabwean Ambassador in London on 30 June. We are in regular contact with the Director of Pensions, with whom officials last met on 12 June. Our Ambassador regularly raises the issue with interlocutors, including most recently on 4 June with the Finance Minister Chinamasa. She also wrote to the Zimbabwe Civil Service Commission in December 2013; we await a response. We remain in regular contact with the interested parties, including the Overseas Service Pensioners Association (OSPA) and the Federal Pensioners Association in Harare.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Boston and Skegness more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Simmonds more like this
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less than 2014-07-08T13:36:31.9731343Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-08T13:36:31.9731343Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Simmonds more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Barclay more like this
76347
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star this property date less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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star 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 Zimbabwe 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 assessment he has made relations with the government of Zimbabwe; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hackney North and Stoke Newington more like this
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Ms Diane Abbott more like this
star this property uin 204528 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-14more like thismore than 2014-07-14
unstar this property answer text <p>We remain committed to supporting the Zimbabwean people in achieving a prosperous and democratic future, including through engagement with the Government of Zimbabwe. The UK continues to hold regular high-level meetings with the government and others across the political spectrum to promote democracy and good governance and discuss a range of issues.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Boston and Skegness more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Simmonds more like this
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less than 2014-07-14T17:21:31.8956307Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-14T17:21:31.8956307Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Simmonds more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ms Diane Abbott more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-09-08more like thismore than 2014-09-08
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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star 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 Zimbabwe more like this
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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 presenting a case to the International Criminal Court to bring charges against President Mugabe for genocide and crimes against humanity. more like this
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Lord Blencathra more like this
star this property uin HL1859 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-22more like thismore than 2014-09-22
unstar this property answer text <p>Zimbabwe is not a party to the Rome Statute so the International Criminal Court (ICC) has no jurisdiction over events which have taken place in that country.</p><p>For the ICC's Prosecutor to be able to initiate an investigation in these circumstances either the Government of Zimbabwe would have to voluntarily accept the ICC’s jurisdiction, or a referral from the UN Security Council would be required.</p><p>Under the Rome Statute the Security Council can only refer a situation to the ICC; it cannot refer the case of any specific individual.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2014-09-22T10:48:29.3022435Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-22T10:48:29.3022435Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Blencathra more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-12more like thismore than 2014-06-12
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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star 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 Yemen: Armed Conflict 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, how many meetings he has had with world leaders to discuss the situation in Yemen since 1 January 2013. 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 200356 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-06-18more like thismore than 2014-06-18
unstar this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my right hon. Friend the Member for Richmond (Yorks) (Mr Hague), as well as other FCO Ministers, have regular discussions on Yemen with their counterparts, particularly with those from the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Friends of Yemen Ministerial Group, which the UK hosted in London most recently on 29 April.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
star this property answering member printed Hugh Robertson more like this
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less than 2014-06-18T11:46:56.8840938Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-18T11:46:56.8840938Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Hugh Robertson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-12more like thismore than 2014-06-12
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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star 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 Written Questions 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, how many parliamentary questions tabled to his Department in the last parliamentary Session did not receive a substantive answer by the time of the 2014 prorogation; and when each such question was first tabled. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Moor View more like this
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Alison Seabeck more like this
star this property uin 200591 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-06-23more like thismore than 2014-06-23
unstar this property answer text <p>The Foreign and Commonwealth Office received 2,331 Commons written questions in the 2013/14 session. All received a substantive answer before Prorogation. Questions tabled just before Prorogation, which had invalid notice periods, were not able to be answered.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Lidington more like this
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less than 2014-06-23T15:00:44.2978314Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-23T15:00:44.2978314Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir David Lidington more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alison Seabeck more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-11more like thismore than 2014-07-11
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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star 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 Written Questions 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 his Department's policy is on responding to parliamentary questions where the subject file or letter is within the scope of the Official Secrets Act 1989. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bassetlaw more like this
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John Mann more like this
star this property uin 205432 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-21more like thismore than 2014-07-21
unstar this property answer text <p>The Foreign and Commonwealth Office follows Cabinet Office guidance on drafting answers to Parliamentary Questions which is publicly available at: www.gov.uk/government/publications/drafting-answers-to-parliamentary-questions-guidance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Lidington more like this
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less than 2014-07-21T11:46:06.7539049Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-21T11:46:06.7539049Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir David Lidington more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Mann more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-09-05more like thismore than 2014-09-05
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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star 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 Written Questions 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 proportion of named day written questions were answered by his Department within the prescribed period in the (a) 2012-13 session, (b) 2013-14 session and (c) 2014-15 session to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds Central more like this
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Hilary Benn more like this
star this property uin 208425 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-10more like thismore than 2014-09-10
unstar this property answer text <p>In 2012-13 the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) received 572 named day questions, of which 570 (99.7%) were answered on time. In 2013-14 the FCO received 721 named day questions, of which 713 (98.9%) were answered on time. As at 5 September 2014, 195 named day questions had been tabled with dates for answer on or before 5 September, of which 185 (94.8%) had been answered on time.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Lidington more like this
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less than 2014-09-10T12:20:15.0458187Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-10T12:20:15.0458187Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir David Lidington more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Hilary Benn more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-20more like thismore than 2014-10-20
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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star 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 Written Questions 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, if he will place in the Library a copy of his Department's latest internal guidance for officials on the drafting of answers to parliamentary questions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
star this property uin 211069 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
unstar this property answer text <p>The Office of the Leader of the House provides guidance to all Departments on the practice of answering Parliamentary Questions.</p><p>The full Guide is available on the gov.uk website at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guide-to-parliamentary-work" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guide-to-parliamentary-work</a>. A copy of the guidance has already been placed in the Library. The Office of the Leader of the House of Commons intends to review the Guide to Parliamentary Work in the coming months.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Lidington more like this
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less than 2014-10-27T15:08:53.3357866Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-27T15:08:53.3357866Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir David Lidington more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-01more like thismore than 2014-07-01
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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star 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 World War I: Anniversaries more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what plans his Department has to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First Battle of the Marne between 5 and 12 September 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ribble Valley more like this
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Mr Nigel Evans more like this
star this property uin 203331 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-07more like thismore than 2014-07-07
unstar this property answer text <p>The Battle of the Marne is not part of the UK National Programme for the First World War Centenary commemorations. We are in regular contact with the French Government regarding Centenary commemorations, and will be guided by their plans to commemorate the Battle of the Marne, supporting them as appropriate.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Boston and Skegness more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Simmonds more like this
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less than 2014-07-07T14:16:54.069679Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-07T14:16:54.069679Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Simmonds more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Nigel Evans more like this