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star this property date less than 2019-06-28more like thismore than 2019-06-28
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Arms Trade: Saudi Arabia 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 International Trade, what the cost to the public purse was (a) of his Department's legal team and (b) in legal fees to the appellant for his Department's defence of the 2017 High Court case on arms sales to Saudi Arabia. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North East Fife more like this
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Stephen Gethins more like this
star this property uin 270751 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>The cost to the public purse of (a) the Department for International Trade’s (DIT) legal team was £146,752.61, and (b) the cost to the public purse in legal fees to the appellant for this Department’s defence of the 2017 High Court case on arms sales to Saudi Arabia was £45,000. In addition, other money disbursed from the public purse for the purposes of this case was £138,292.14. This figure represents DIT legal costs to date associated with the Special Advocate representing the Appellant in closed proceedings in the Judicial Review.</p><p> </p><p>The figures provided comprise net legal costs, including disbursement costs and these represent the legal cost to DIT. The legal costs provided here do not include figures spent by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Ministry of Defence. There may also be further legal costs that have not yet been billed to the department.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T08:28:37.123Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T08:28:37.123Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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127342
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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1482
star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
star this property tabling member
4434
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Gethins more like this
1139195
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much and what proportion of UK Guarantees Scheme guarantees issued to date have been allocated to road projects in Northern Ireland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
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Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
star this property uin 277663 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>To date, no guarantees under the UK Guarantees Scheme have been issued to road projects in Northern Ireland. This information, alongside details of the UK Guarantees scheme, is publicly available here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/guidance/uk-guarantees-scheme" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/guidance/uk-guarantees-scheme</a>. The UK Guarantees Scheme was established in 2012, with a capacity of up to £40 billion, to support private investment in UK infrastructure projects. As the scheme is demand-led, it only operates where needed and guarantees are not allocated by region. So far, the UK Guarantees Scheme has issued £1.8 billion of guarantees, supporting over £4 billion worth of investment.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T07:52:44.62Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T07:52:44.62Z
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4097
star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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1409
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
1139196
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much funding was allocated to (a) Northern Ireland, (b) Scotland and (c) Wales from the National Productivity Investment Fund in (i) 2017-18, and (ii) 2018-19. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
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Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
star this property uin 277664 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>The Government established the National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF) to increase capital spending for areas critical for improving productivity: housing, transport, digital infrastructure and Research &amp; Development (R&amp;D).</p><p>Digital infrastructure and R&amp;D spending are reserved so UK Government investment, including through the NPIF, covers England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The NPIF includes £425m in 2017-18 and £820m in 2018-19 on R&amp;D funding, and £25m in 2017-18 and £150m in 2018-19 on digital infrastructure.</p><p>Housing and transport spending is devolved, and in these areas, the Northern Ireland Executive, the Scottish Government and the Welsh Government have received increases in their capital budgets as a result of applying the Barnett formula to changes in spending in England.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T07:54:59.107Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T07:54:59.107Z
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4097
star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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1409
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
1139448
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
unstar 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 house id 1 remove filter
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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 Northern Ireland, whether she plans to table legislative proposals to implement payments to victims of historical and institutional abuse in Northern Ireland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
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Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
star this property uin 277666 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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. The UK Government has made clear that legislation will be introduced at Westminster by the end of the year, should a restored NI Executive not be in place.</p><p> </p><p>Currently, officials in the Northern Ireland Executive Office are working with the Northern Ireland Office of the Legislative Counsel to redraft the legislation for a redress scheme in line with the NI parties’ recommendations.</p><p> </p><p>When the legislation has been revised and received, the Secretary of State will consider the best way forward and the next steps as a matter of urgency.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Weston-super-Mare more like this
star this property answering member printed John Penrose more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T08:23:19.93Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T08:23:19.93Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Penrose more like this
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1409
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
1138049
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Cycling: Bedfordshire 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 Transport, how much per capita funding has been allocated from the public purse to cycling in Central Bedfordshire in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South West Bedfordshire more like this
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Andrew Selous more like this
star this property uin 275708 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 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The Department estimates that on average around £3 to £4 per capita has been allocated from the public purse to cycling and walking in Central Bedfordshire in each of the last three financial years. This estimate is based on both ring-fenced funding streams (including grants from the Sustainable Transport Transition Fund, Access Fund, and Small Business Research Initiative, as well as Bikeability training in schools in Central Bedfordshire), and non-ringfenced funding streams (including the Integrated Transport Block and Maintenance Block) of which a certain percentage is spent on measures which benefit cyclists and pedestrians. Local authorities are also able to use other local funds for cycling and walking projects, making it difficult to give a more precise estimate.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Northampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Ellis more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T12:40:31.56Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T12:40:31.56Z
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4116
star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Selous more like this
1138052
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Electric Vehicles 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 Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential environmental benefits of permitting use of light electric vehicles on (a) roads and (b) public paths. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tooting more like this
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Dr Rosena Allin-Khan more like this
star this property uin 275806 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 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The Department has made no assessment of the potential environmental benefits of light electric vehicles, however cycling and walking do offer active travel benefits. The Future of Mobility regulatory review will address the challenges of ensuring our transport infrastructure and regulation are fit for the future. This is a broad programme of work, and we expect to publish an initial consultation in autumn this year.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Northampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Ellis more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T12:27:10.253Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T12:27:10.253Z
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star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Rosena Allin-Khan more like this
1138059
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Hungary: Academic Freedom more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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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 recent discussions he has had with (a) his Hungarian counterpart and (b) other EU counterparts on (i) the closure of the Central European University and (ii) restrictions on academic freedom in Hungary. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Dunbartonshire more like this
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Jo Swinson more like this
star this property uin 275713 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 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The British Embassy in Budapest have discussed this with the Hungarian government on various occasions, stressing that Central European University's (CEU) relocation to Vienna is a great loss for Budapest and Hungary. We regret that the Hungarian government and CEU could not find a mutually acceptable solution as a vibrant and diverse education sector brings substantial benefits to any country.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T13:40:26.257Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T13:40:26.257Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
1138077
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Persecution of Christians across the Globe Independent Review 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 plans he has to implement the recommendations of the final report of the Bishop of Truro’s Independent Review for the Foreign Secretary of FCO Support for Persecuted Christians. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Frank Field more like this
star this property uin 275685 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 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>We are grateful to the Bishop for setting out ambitious recommendations. The report has identified specific steps the British Government can take to address the issues faced by persecuted Christians around the world. I am pleased to confirm that the government has accepted the recommendations in full and work will now begin to implement them. This work will include exploring how best to deliver a new Security Council Resolution on protecting Christians in North Africa and the Middle East; and sanctioning those who persecute people for holding a religion or belief.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Surrey more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Jeremy Hunt more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T12:26:20.83Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T12:26:20.83Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Jeremy Hunt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
1138080
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star this property date less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Help to Save Scheme 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to increase awareness of the Help to Save scheme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brigg and Goole more like this
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Andrew Percy more like this
star this property uin 275728 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 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The Government promotes Help to Save through established channels such as the Tax Credits digital service and stakeholders including the Money and Pensions Service and StepChange.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, HMRC has publicised Help to Save through social media, which generated coverage in national, regional and consumer publications.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC continuously reviews how best to maximise take-up of the scheme.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T12:01:22.657Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T12:01:22.657Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Percy more like this
1138087
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star this property date less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Environment Protection 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the Government plans to put in place year-long environmental campaigns in 2020 similar to the Year of Green Action in 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brigg and Goole more like this
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Andrew Percy more like this
star this property uin 275734 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 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The aim of the 2019 Year of Green Action is to encourage more individuals, communities and businesses to take action to protect, enhance and connect people with the natural environment. By fostering new practice, partnerships and leadership in green enterprise we want to create a legacy of long term environmental action.</p><p> </p><p>This Year of Green Action marks the start of our commitment to increase engagement with the environment and encourage behaviour that will support the achievement of our 25 Year Environment Plan goals. We are actively considering how we can encourage green action beyond this year.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T12:33:00.78Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T12:33:00.78Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Percy more like this