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star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland: Finance 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 whether they have determined the budget for the Electoral Office for Northern Ireland for the financial year 2019–20; and if so, what settlement has been agreed. more like this
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Lord Empey more like this
star this property uin HL11237 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 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
star this property answer text <p>The Northern Ireland Office is committed to ensuring that all of its sponsored bodies have the necessary resources to deliver their statutory functions and budgets are therefore reviewed annually.</p><p> </p><p>Northern Ireland Office officials are currently engaging with the Chief Electoral Officer to confirm the allocation for the next financial year and I expect that this will be determined in early 2019.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T12:50:16.2Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T12:50:16.2Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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4216
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Empey more like this
100558
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Defamation: Northern Ireland more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Northern Ireland Law Commission has set a date for the publication of its report on the law of defamation in Northern Ireland; and, if not, whether it will now do so. more like this
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Lord Lexden more like this
star this property uin HL2295 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 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
star this property answer text <p>The Northern Ireland Law Commission is an independent advisory, non-departmental public body. The Northern Ireland Department of Justice is the Commission’s sponsoring Department. The Noble Lord may wish to contact the Commission or the Northern Ireland Department of Justice directly for information relating to this report.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Randerson more like this
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less than 2014-10-30T14:32:29.1043975Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T14:32:29.1043975Z
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4230
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Randerson more like this
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4202
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Lexden more like this
1005621
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Election Offences: Northern Ireland more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the letter from the Chief Electoral Office for Northern Ireland to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland dated 21 December 2017, what discussions they have had with the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PNSI) about the (1) eleven cases of potential electoral fraud it had identified from the 2017 General Election, and (2) progress made on the four cases it was proceeding with; and whether they have received any further information from the Chief Electoral Office for Northern Ireland or the PSNI about any other cases which may have come to light since. more like this
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Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
star this property uin HL11392 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 2018-11-20more like thismore than 2018-11-20
star this property answer text <p>Investigation of allegations of electoral fraud in Northern Ireland are a matter for the PSNI. The Chief Electoral Officer has informed me that she understands that three of the cases reported of possible abuse in relation to the 2017 General Election have resulted in referral to the Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2018-11-20T16:12:29.523Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-20T16:12:29.523Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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648
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
1005622
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Absent Voting: Northern Ireland more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to Written Answers by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth on 3 July 2017, 15 September 2017, and 2 October 2017 (HL3, HL1448, and HL1671) and the Written Answer by Lord Duncan of Springbank on 21 Dec 2017 (HL3975), what assessment they have made of the case for (1) increased safeguards against organised abuse of the electoral system in Northern Ireland to take account of the 2017 figure for proxy vote applications being 555 per cent of that in 2010, and (2) a further review of absent voting procedures by the Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland. more like this
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Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
star this property uin HL11393 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 2018-11-20more like thismore than 2018-11-20
star this property answer text <p>Proxy and postal voting is a permitted part of elections. Any allegations of electoral fraud are referred to the PSNI, and the Chief Electoral Officer has made clear that she is content that applications are processed and approved in accordance with the law. The Chief Electoral Officer has also made it clear that she has seen no evidence of systematic electoral abuse.</p><p> </p><p>The Government continues to consult with key stakeholders and keeps electoral legislation under review. We are committed to tackling possible abuse through a number of measures including piloting voter ID in Great Britain, supporting the Private Member’s Postal Voting Bill and consulting on the recommendations of the Committee of Standards in Public Life relating to intimidation of Parliamentary candidates and other public office-holders.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL11394 more like this
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less than 2018-11-20T16:13:07.377Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-20T16:13:07.377Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
star this property tabling member
648
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
1005623
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Election Offences more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to Written Answers by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth on 3 July 2017, 15 September 2017, and 2 October 2017 (HL3, HL1448, and HL1671) and the Written Answer by Lord Duncan of Springbank on 21 Dec 2017 (HL3975), what assessment they have made of the risk of abuse of the electoral system in future elections in (1) Northern Ireland, and (2) elsewhere in the UK; and what steps they are taking to mitigate that risk. more like this
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Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
star this property uin HL11394 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 2018-11-20more like thismore than 2018-11-20
star this property answer text <p>Proxy and postal voting is a permitted part of elections. Any allegations of electoral fraud are referred to the PSNI, and the Chief Electoral Officer has made clear that she is content that applications are processed and approved in accordance with the law. The Chief Electoral Officer has also made it clear that she has seen no evidence of systematic electoral abuse.</p><p> </p><p>The Government continues to consult with key stakeholders and keeps electoral legislation under review. We are committed to tackling possible abuse through a number of measures including piloting voter ID in Great Britain, supporting the Private Member’s Postal Voting Bill and consulting on the recommendations of the Committee of Standards in Public Life relating to intimidation of Parliamentary candidates and other public office-holders.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL11393 more like this
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less than 2018-11-20T16:13:07.44Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-20T16:13:07.44Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
star this property tabling member
648
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
1024216
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-12more like thismore than 2018-12-12
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Paediatrics: Pathology more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the Northern Ireland Executive on (1) the recruitment of paediatric pathologists in Northern Ireland, and (2) steps being taken to enable post mortems of infants to be conducted in Northern Ireland. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL12216 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 2018-12-21more like thismore than 2018-12-21
star this property answer text <p>The provision of paediatric and perinatal pathology services in Northern Ireland is a devolved matter. It has been necessary for the Northern Ireland Department of Health to put in place, as a temporary measure, arrangements for the provision of hospital perinatal and paediatric pathology post mortems to take place at Alder Hey hospital.</p><p> </p><p>In the meantime, as well as the temporary measures with Alder Hey, NI Department of Health officials will continue to work closely with the relevant Royal Colleges and training organisations to encourage training in this speciality in order to support the restoration of paediatric and perinatal pathology services for the long-term.</p><p> </p><p>This situation once again underlines the need to restore the Northern Ireland Executive.</p><p><br></p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2018-12-21T13:44:54.187Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-21T13:44:54.187Z
star this property answering member
4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
1041222
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Voting Rights: Foreign Nationals more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether Irish citizens’ will retain their right to vote in certain UK elections after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
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Lord Morris of Aberavon more like this
star this property uin HL12804 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 2019-01-22more like thismore than 2019-01-22
star this property answer text <p>The rights of Irish citizens to vote in UK elections will remain unaffected after the UK leaves the European Union.</p><p> </p><p>The long standing eligibility of Irish citizens who are resident in the UK to register for and vote in elections in the UK is a result of the historical and close political ties between the two countries and is currently enshrined in the Representation of the People Act 1983. The reciprocal arrangement on voting rights between the United Kingdom and Ireland is entirely separate to membership of the European Union.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-01-22T12:15:18.22Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-22T12:15:18.22Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Morris of Aberavon more like this
1042985
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-17more like thismore than 2019-01-17
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Teachers: Northern Ireland more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government when the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland last met with representatives of local teachers' unions in Northern Ireland; and whether they plan to hold further such meetings. more like this
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Lord Rogan more like this
star this property uin HL12935 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 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and her advisers meet representatives from trade unions on a regular basis and will continue to do so.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-01-28T15:56:57.81Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-28T15:56:57.81Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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2478
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Rogan more like this
1043766
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-18more like thismore than 2019-01-18
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Football: Northern Ireland more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they plan to have, and with whom, about the release of £36.2 million of funding to develop regional football grounds in Northern Ireland which was previously approved by the Northern Ireland Executive. more like this
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Lord Rogan more like this
star this property uin HL12961 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 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
star this property answer text <p>The Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Act provides for the increased clarity and assurance to enable Northern Ireland departments to continue to exercise their functions to take decisions where these are in the public interest.</p><p> </p><p>The funding to develop regional football grounds in Northern Ireland is a devolved matter, and Northern Ireland Office officials have engaged with their counterparts in the Northern Ireland Department for Communities. The department remains committed to delivering this programme and will seek decisions from incoming Ministers.</p><p> </p><p>These decisions should be taken by a fully functioning devolved government in Northern Ireland, and it remains the Government’s priority to work towards achieving that.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-01-29T12:07:52.617Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-29T12:07:52.617Z
star this property answering member
4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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2478
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Rogan more like this
1043767
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-18more like thismore than 2019-01-18
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Northern Ireland Government more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what future discussions are planned with the political parties in Northern Ireland to restore the Northern Ireland Executive. more like this
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Lord Rogan more like this
star this property uin HL12962 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 2019-01-23more like thismore than 2019-01-23
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland is focused on rebuilding political dialogue and encouraging the parties to come together to work towards restoring devolved government. She continues to speak regularly with Northern Ireland political leaders to achieve this aim.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-01-23T11:50:26.67Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-23T11:50:26.67Z
star this property answering member
4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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2478
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Rogan more like this