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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Offences against Children: Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property house id 2 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, further to the reply by Lord Duncan of Springbank on 20 June (HL Deb, col 835), whether the issues relating to institutional child abuse in Northern Ireland have been resolved; and if so, when legislation will be introduced to provide compensation for the victims and their families. more like this
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Lord Lexden more like this
unstar this property uin HL16953 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland has made it very clear that she is determined to see redress for victims of historical institutional abuse as soon as possible. That is why she asked the NI parties to assist her in critical decisions that needed to be taken with regard to the redress scheme and other matters.</p><p> </p><p>The parties addressed those outstanding issues, and the Executive Office is currently working with the Office of <ins class="ministerial">the</ins> Legislative <del class="ministerial">Council </del> <ins class="ministerial">Counsel</ins> to redraft the legislation in light of the parties’ recommendations.</p><p> </p><p>When the legislation has been revised, the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland will consider the best way forward and the next steps as a matter of urgency.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-07-10T11:29:14.49Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T11:29:14.49Z
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less than 2019-07-15T15:11:28.123Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T15:11:28.123Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank remove filter
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star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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4202
star this property label Biography information for Lord Lexden more like this
1136763
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Northern Ireland Renewable Heat Incentive Inquiry 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 the report of the Northern Ireland Renewable Heat Incentive Inquiry will be published. more like this
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Lord Lexden more like this
unstar this property uin HL16913 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 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
star this property answer text <p>Sir Patrick Coghlin is leading the report into the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme and has stated that no date has yet been set for publication. As the inquiry was established and is being supported by the Department of Finance, my Noble Friend should direct further queries about the inquiry to the Permanent Secretary of that Department.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-07-09T11:24:36.77Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-09T11:24:36.77Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank remove filter
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4202
star this property label Biography information for Lord Lexden more like this
1135738
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Northern Ireland Office: Senior Civil Servants 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, further to the Written Answer from Lord Duncan of Springbank on 27 June (HL16506), whether they will now answer the question put, namely whether the appointment of Lindy Cameron as a new Director General at the Northern Ireland Office was a Foreign and Commonwealth Office initiative; what discussions they had with the government of the Republic of Ireland prior to that appointment; and whether they will place a non-redacted copy of the mission-statement for that post in the Library of the House. more like this
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Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
unstar this property uin HL16831 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 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
star this property answer text <p>Pursuant to my response of 27 June, the appointment of the Northern Ireland Office’s Director General was a routine civil service appointment approved by the Civil Service Senior Leadership Committee and Cabinet Secretary. It was not a Foreign and Commonwealth Office initiative nor were there, and nor would it have been appropriate to have had, prior discussions about this appointment with the Irish Government.</p><p> </p><p>In line with the procedures for routine civil service appointments there is no ‘mission-statement’; however I will arrange for an unredacted copy of the job description to be placed in the Library of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-07-09T11:24:11.62Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-09T11:24:11.62Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
1134298
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Foreign Investment in UK: Northern Ireland 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 steps, if any, they are taking to encourage inward investment in Northern Ireland. more like this
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Lord Browne of Belmont more like this
unstar this property uin HL16583 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 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>Northern Ireland has proven itself to be a top destination for foreign direct investment, with over 900 international companies investing in Northern Ireland. Last year saw an increase of foreign direct investment into Northern Ireland, with 35 new projects creating over 200 new jobs across Northern Ireland.</p><p> </p><p>Northern Ireland continues to be a great place to invest and do business. We are working hard to restore a stable, devolved government which can work with the UK Government to maximise Northern Ireland’s attractiveness to overseas investors.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T14:53:41.677Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T14:53:41.677Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank remove filter
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3801
star this property label Biography information for Lord Browne of Belmont more like this
1133780
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Police Service of Northern Ireland: Recruitment more like this
unstar this property house id 2 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 recent discussions they have had with the Police Federation of Northern Ireland and the Police Service of Northern Ireland about the level of police recruitment in Northern Ireland. more like this
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Lord Browne of Belmont more like this
unstar this property uin HL16531 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 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
star this property answer text <p>Policing is a devolved matter in Northern Ireland and operational capability is a matter for the Chief Constable.</p><p> </p><p>The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland regularly engages with the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) to discuss their priorities.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government provides the PSNI with the additional security funding it asks for and needs to ensure that they have the resource (including officers) to tackle the SEVERE threat from Northern Ireland related terrorism.</p><p> </p><p>PSNI received £230m additional security funding in the last parliament and £160m in this one. In addition, the UK Government has provided PSNI with £16.5m to help prepare for EU exit. This funding will help the PSNI manage pressures and contingencies arising from EU exit preparations which fall in the 2019/20 financial year. It will enable PSNI to recruit 206 additional officers this financial year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-06-27T12:22:43.4Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-27T12:22:43.4Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank remove filter
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3801
star this property label Biography information for Lord Browne of Belmont more like this
1133784
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Counter-terrorism: Northern Ireland 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 funding they have provided to date to address terrorism in Northern Ireland under the Defence and Security Review of 2015. more like this
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Lord Browne of Belmont more like this
unstar this property uin HL16535 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 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>Policing is a devolved matter in Northern Ireland and the PSNI’s main budget is allocated by the Department of Justice from the Northern Ireland block grant, through the Policing Board.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government has provided the PSNI with the additional security funding it has asked for and needs to ensure that they have the resource (including officers) to tackle the SEVERE threat from Northern Ireland related terrorism. This additional security funding boosts PSNI’s ability to tackle the terrorist threat while ensuring day-to-day policing isn’t compromised.</p><p> </p><p>PSNI received £230m additional security funding in the last parliament, and £160m in this one. They have also received the £16.5m requested for this financial year to help manage pressures and contingencies arising from EU exit preparations.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-07-03T12:12:20.64Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T12:12:20.64Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank remove filter
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3801
star this property label Biography information for Lord Browne of Belmont more like this
1133471
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star this property date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Northern Ireland Office: Senior Civil Servants 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 whether the appointment of Lindy Cameron as a new Director General at the Northern Ireland Office was a Foreign and Commonwealth Office initiative; what discussions they had with the government of the Republic of Ireland prior to that appointment; and whether they will place a non-redacted copy of the mission-statement for that post in the Library of the House. more like this
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Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
unstar this property uin HL16506 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 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
star this property answer text <p>The appointment of a new Director General to support the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and Permanent Secretary of the Northern Ireland Office was a Northern Ireland Office initiative, made in accordance with Cabinet Office guidelines and with established protocols for Senior Civil Service appointments at this grade. This appointment was approved by the Civil Service Senior Leadership Committee and Cabinet Secretary. Roles, responsibilities and salaries of the senior management team are published in the Department’s Annual Report and Accounts.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-06-27T12:24:33.78Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-27T12:24:33.78Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank remove filter
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648
star this property label Biography information for Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
1130608
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Northern Ireland Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme more like this
unstar this property house id 2 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, further to the remarks by Lord Duncan of Springbank on 19 March (HL Deb, col 1408), when the written statement on the Northern Ireland Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme will be laid. more like this
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Lord Lexden more like this
unstar this property uin HL16152 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 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>The written statement to which the Noble Lord refers is in relation to the Department for the Economy (DfE) in Northern Ireland’s commitment to establishing an RHI Hardship Unit. The Department has been working to make progress in establishing the Terms of Reference and setting up of the panel, which will have an independent Chair. A call for evidence in relation to the form and function of the unit will shortly be released, and will close at the end of June. This will inform the Terms of Reference of the Unit. I will await the outcome of that before updating the House on progress. DfE anticipate that the panel will begin to accept applications in September 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T11:40:07.77Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T11:40:07.77Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank remove filter
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4202
star this property label Biography information for Lord Lexden more like this
1130610
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Northern Ireland Office: Senior Civil Servants 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 was the process for the appointment of a new Director General in the Northern Ireland Office; and what was the cost of that process. more like this
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Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
unstar this property uin HL16154 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 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
star this property answer text <p>The Northern Ireland Office appointed a new Director General to support the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and Permanent Secretary at a challenging time for Northern Ireland and the wider UK. The appointment was made in accordance with Cabinet Office guidelines and approved by the Civil Service Senior Leadership Committee and Cabinet Secretary. Roles, responsibilities and salaries of the senior management team are published in the Department's Annual Report and Accounts.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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HL16155 more like this
HL16156 more like this
HL16157 more like this
HL16158 more like this
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less than 2019-06-13T10:52:20.313Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T10:52:20.313Z
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4686
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648
star this property label Biography information for Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
1130611
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Northern Ireland Office: Senior Civil Servants more like this
unstar this property house id 2 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 was the business case for appointing a new Director General in the Northern Ireland Office; who approved the business case; and to whom the Director General will report. more like this
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Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
unstar this property uin HL16155 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 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
star this property answer text <p>The Northern Ireland Office appointed a new Director General to support the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and Permanent Secretary at a challenging time for Northern Ireland and the wider UK. The appointment was made in accordance with Cabinet Office guidelines and approved by the Civil Service Senior Leadership Committee and Cabinet Secretary. Roles, responsibilities and salaries of the senior management team are published in the Department's Annual Report and Accounts.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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HL16154 more like this
HL16156 more like this
HL16157 more like this
HL16158 more like this
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less than 2019-06-13T10:52:20.37Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T10:52:20.37Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank remove filter
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648
star this property label Biography information for Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this