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1006673
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star this property date less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading Hereditary Peers: By-elections 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 the Senior Deputy Speaker who tendered for the contract to supervise by-elections for hereditary peers; and which tender was successful. more like this
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Lord Grocott more like this
unstar this property uin HL11453 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>ERS, Kanto Elect and UK Engage responded to the invitation to tender. ERS was the successful applicant.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T15:41:56.83Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T15:41:56.83Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Grocott more like this
1006674
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading Hereditary Peers: By-elections 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 the Senior Deputy Speaker what is the overall cost, including the cost to the House Authorities, of the contract to supervise by-elections for hereditary peers; whether that cost is paid annually or per by-election; and whether the cost is dependent on the number of candidates or electors. more like this
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Lord Grocott more like this
unstar this property uin HL11454 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The costs are paid per by-election. Costs vary according to the number of electors. The current cost of a whole House by-election is £1440; a Labour or Liberal Democrat by-election costs £570, and a Conservative or Crossbench by-election costs £600; all costs are inclusive of VAT. This is in addition to the cost of House of Lords staff time spent organising the by-election which forms part of their normal duties and is not costed separately.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T15:41:39.057Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T15:41:39.057Z
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4148
star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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276
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Grocott more like this
1006675
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
star this property answering dept short name
star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading Hereditary Peers: By-elections 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 the Senior Deputy Speaker whether arrangements will be made to enable members of the House who wish to observe the count of the votes cast for the hereditary peer by-election scheduled to take place on 27 and 28 November. more like this
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Lord Grocott more like this
unstar this property uin HL11455 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>A member of the relevant party or group is appointed to act as scrutineer at each count, and this will happen on 28 November when the votes (all of which will be cast by post) will be counted. There is no count on 27 November. There are no plans to make further arrangements to enable more members of the House to observe the count of the votes cast.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T15:41:08.923Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T15:41:08.923Z
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4148
star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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276
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Grocott more like this
1006676
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading Hereditary Peers: By-elections more like this
star this property house id 2 remove filter
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker whether media access will be granted to the count of votes cast for the hereditary peer by-election scheduled to take place on 27 and 28 November. more like this
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Lord Grocott more like this
unstar this property uin HL11456 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>There are no plans to provide for members of the media to be present to witness the count on 28 November. There is no count on 27 November.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T15:39:14.12Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T15:39:14.12Z
star this property answering member
4148
star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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276
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Grocott more like this
1006677
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
star this property answering dept short name
star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading Hereditary Peers: By-elections 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 the Senior Deputy Speaker whether media access will be granted to the hustings for the hereditary peer by-election scheduled to take place on 20 November. more like this
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Lord Grocott more like this
unstar this property uin HL11457 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The arrangements for hustings are a matter for the party or group concerned.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T15:40:46.04Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T15:40:46.04Z
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4148
star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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276
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Grocott more like this
1005633
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star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Brexit: Northern Ireland 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 they intend to publish the legal advice prepared by the Attorney General for the Prime Minister on the Irish backstop proposals for the Brexit negotiations; whether the full advice was made available to members of the Cabinet; and if not, why not. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
unstar this property uin HL11404 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the legitimate desire in Parliament, from Members on all sides and in both Houses, to understand the legal implications of the final Withdrawal Agreement. The Government will therefore make available to all members of Parliament a full, reasoned position statement, setting out the Government’s agreed legal position on the Agreement, including the Irish backstop proposals. The Attorney will also make a statement to the House of Commons and take questions. This will help to ensure Parliament has all appropriate information ahead of the vote on the final deal.</p><p> </p><p>We expect the Attorney General’s statement to be repeated in the Lords, with questions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T13:40:39.573Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T13:40:39.573Z
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4538
star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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3869
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Myners more like this
1005615
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star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading G20: Buenos Aires 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 are the Prime Minister’s key strategic priorities for the G20 Leaders’ Summit taking place in Buenos Aires on 30 November–1 December 2018. more like this
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The Marquess of Lothian more like this
unstar this property uin HL11386 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Prime Minister will attend the G20 Summit to discuss a range of global issues and meet with leaders.</p><p>The G20 will be an opportunity to push for progress on shaping the rules governing the global economy and advance UK priorities such as ​agreeing ​an ambitious and urgent process for reform of the World Trade Organisation, making the global economy work for everyone, climate change and Modern Slavery.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T12:07:51.527Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T12:07:51.527Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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259
unstar this property label Biography information for The Marquess of Lothian more like this
1005590
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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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Future Generations Commissioner for Wales 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 lessons they have learned from measures to improve social, economic, environmental and cultural well-being undertaken by the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales. more like this
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Lord Bird more like this
unstar this property uin HL11361 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>There are a number of similarities in what Wales are currently doing in relation to the Future Generations Act, and what the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) proposes to do within the Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill, which they will publish before Christmas. This includes setting out environmental principles in primary legislation and monitoring the application of the principles. However, the main focus of the Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill is to be broadly equivalent to the governance provided by Europe relating to the environment and this is wider than just considering principles.</p><p> </p><p>We have learnt a great deal from the good work that Wales has done on the Well-Being of Future Generations Act and will continue to do so as we develop our policy statement on the principles as well as wider considerations on environmental governance. This includes reflecting on how the legislative framework is set out and the outcomes that they seek to achieve.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T17:47:04.997Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T17:47:04.997Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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4564
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bird more like this
1012167
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star this property date less than 2018-11-21more like thismore than 2018-11-21
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft 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 by Earl Howe on 12 November (HL11303), whether variants other than the F-35B will be ordered after the initial tranche of aircraft. more like this
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Lord West of Spithead more like this
unstar this property uin HL11694 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Decisions on the precise details of subsequent tranches and variants will be taken at the relevant time to ensure the most appropriate capability and the best value for money.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T16:28:21.047Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T16:28:21.047Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord West of Spithead more like this
1010144
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Navy 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 there are sufficient numbers of sailors, marines and airmen in the Royal Navy. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
unstar this property uin HL11591 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Royal Navy continues to meet its commitments worldwide.</p><p>Like many employers, it faces challenges in retaining technical expertise. This is being addressed through a range of schemes including direct entry into specialist trades, flexible working and opportunities for our Maritime Reserves to serve at sea to make sure we attract and keep the skilled personnel required.</p><p>The details for current staffing levels for Service personnel in the Royal Navy on the Full Time Trained strength against the Workforce Requirement can be found at:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/quarterly-service-personnel-statistics-2018</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T16:29:27.313Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T16:29:27.313Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
1006693
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Patrol Craft 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 at how many days readiness Batch 1 River-class offshore patrol vessels are held; and whether such vessels are fully manned when held in readiness. more like this
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Lord Moonie more like this
unstar this property uin HL11473 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>It is Ministry of Defence policy not to publish details of the readiness states of individual Royal Navy vessels or types for the purpose of safeguarding national security.</p><p>The Noble Lord will be aware of the Secretary of State's announcement, on 22 November, 2018 that we will retain the three Royal Navy Batch 1 Offshore Patrol Vessels, for at least the next two years. HMS Tyne, HMS Mersey and HMS Severn will forward-operate from their namesake rivers - from Newcastle, Liverpool and the Cardiff area respectively - safeguarding UK waters and supporting fishery protection.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL11474 more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T16:27:09.643Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T16:27:09.643Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Moonie more like this
1006694
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Patrol Craft 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 plans they have to deploy Batch 1 River-class offshore patrol vessels after Brexit. more like this
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Lord Moonie more like this
unstar this property uin HL11474 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>It is Ministry of Defence policy not to publish details of the readiness states of individual Royal Navy vessels or types for the purpose of safeguarding national security.</p><p>The Noble Lord will be aware of the Secretary of State's announcement, on 22 November, 2018 that we will retain the three Royal Navy Batch 1 Offshore Patrol Vessels, for at least the next two years. HMS Tyne, HMS Mersey and HMS Severn will forward-operate from their namesake rivers - from Newcastle, Liverpool and the Cardiff area respectively - safeguarding UK waters and supporting fishery protection.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL11473 more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T16:27:09.7Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T16:27:09.7Z
star this property answering member
2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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621
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Moonie more like this
1006667
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Museums and Galleries: Copyright 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 by Lord Ashton of Hyde on 12 November (HL11086), which stated that "Complaints about charges for re-use by museums and galleries may be referred to the Information Commissioner for a binding decision”, whether this is consistent with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)’s Guide to RPSI, which states that it “can issue a decision notice, unless the complaint concerns charges above marginal cost, in which case we make a non-binding recommendation”, and the ICO’s Decision Notice FS50619465 of 4 April 2017, which states that it can “only make recommendations in respect of any charges levied under the RPSI. more like this
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Lord Freyberg more like this
unstar this property uin HL11447 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Information Commissioner’s (ICO) guidance summarises the general issue of charging for re-use, but does not go into specific details beyond this.</p><p> </p><p>Regulation 19 of RPSI states that in the case of bodies subject to regulations 15 (3) (a) or (b), complaints about re-use charges are subject to recommendation only by the Information Commissioner and appeals against recommendations can lead to a binding decision at tribunal.</p><p> </p><p>Museums and galleries’ charging falls under regulation 15 (3) (c), meaning that the usual redress route of a binding decision by the Information Commissioner applies.</p><p> </p><p>The ICO have confirmed they will be updating their guidance to make this clear.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T12:11:06.673Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T12:11:06.673Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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2593
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Freyberg more like this
1005587
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star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Government Departments: Procurement more like this
star this property house id 2 remove filter
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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 plans they have to encourage more (1) social enterprises, (2) charities, (3) mutuals, and (4) co-operatives to apply for and win government contracts; and what consideration they have given to strengthening the provisions of the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012. more like this
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Lord Bird more like this
unstar this property uin HL11358 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>With the Cabinet Office, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is currently implementing a package of measures for the future of social value and procurement. This includes training for government commercial staff and will help unlock more opportunities for voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations. This work is part of government's long term ambition to grow social value commissioning and strengthen the Social Value Act as set out in the Civil Society Strategy.</p><p>Officials are working with Claire Dove, VCSE Crown Representative to ensure that VCSE’s have a powerful voice in both commissioner and supplier communities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T12:10:22.547Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T12:10:22.547Z
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4247
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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4564
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bird more like this
1005588
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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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Libraries 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 the impact of public libraries on (1) inclusive economic growth, (2) learning and skills, (3) health and well-being, (4) digital literacy, (5) business support, and (6) poverty prevention. more like this
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Lord Bird more like this
unstar this property uin HL11359 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Public libraries play an important role in giving everyone opportunities to improve their life chances and achieve their full potential. They support individuals, communities and society by providing access to books and information, bringing people together and providing them with support and guidance at every stage of their lives.</p><p> </p><p>The Libraries Taskforce, jointly established by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the Local Government Association, published Libraries Deliver: Ambition for Public Libraries in England 2016-2021 in December 2016. This strategy sets out seven strategic outcomes that libraries support, along with information and evidence about the impact they have in relation to:</p><ul><li>cultural and creative enrichment</li><li>increased reading and literacy</li><li>improved digital access and literacy</li><li>helping everyone achieve their full potential</li><li>healthier and happier lives</li><li>greater prosperity</li><li>stronger, more resilient communities</li></ul><p> </p><p>The Taskforce reviews progress against the Ambition aspirations and action plan annually. DCMS continues to work with the Libraries Taskforce and its member organisations to support the libraries sector. This includes developing and strengthening the evidence base on the impact of public library services on the outcomes, and to encourage good practice and innovation in achieving these aims. DCMS also advocates the value and contribution of public libraries across central and local government.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T12:09:53.377Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T12:09:53.377Z
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4247
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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4564
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bird more like this
1005636
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star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Children: Crime Prevention more like this
star this property house id 2 remove filter
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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 education programmes (1) are in place, and (2) they intend to put in place, to enable schools and families to engage with children to prevent their becoming involved in criminality, gangs and violent behaviour. more like this
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Lord Ouseley more like this
unstar this property uin HL11407 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>On 9 April 2018, the Home Office published a new ‘Serious Violence Strategy’, available in the Libraries of both Houses, including 61 recommendations spanning cross government departments to take action to address serious violence, and in particular, the recent increases in knife crime, gun crime and homicide. The strategy puts a stronger emphasis on steering young people away from violence, helping them to change their behaviour and actions before they reach the stage where they are at risk of entering the criminal justice system.</p><p>The Department for Education is making relationships education compulsory in all primary schools, relationships and sex education compulsory in all secondary schools and health education compulsory in all state-funded schools. Under the new reforms, the draft guidance, attached, sets out that pupils should develop positive, respectful relationships, including with their peers; and that violence is never acceptable. The draft guidance also covers awareness of violence and exploitation by gangs, as well as criminal exploitation, for example through gang involvement or ‘county lines’ drugs operations.</p><p> </p><p>Citizenship education also helps to provide pupils with knowledge, skills and understanding to prepare them to play a full and active part in society – including an understanding of the role of law and the justice system in our society and how laws are shaped and enforced.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, the ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ statutory guidance, attached, sets out the legal duties that all schools must have regard to when carrying out their duties to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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unstar this property file name HL11407_draft_guidance_relationships_education.pdf more like this
star this property title HL11407_draft_guidance_relationships_education more like this
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unstar this property file name HL11407_Keeping_Children_Safe_in_Education__3_September_2018_14.09.18.pdf more like this
star this property title HL11407_Keeping_Children_Safe_in_Education__3_Sept more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T12:30:18.63Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T12:30:18.63Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Ouseley more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Children: Care Homes 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 the quality of available residential care for vulnerable children; and what effect, if any, the withdrawal of grants to local authorities by 2020 will have on the quality of provision. more like this
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Lord Ouseley more like this
unstar this property uin HL11506 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Ofsted, as the independent regulator, undertake regular inspections of all children’s homes in England to make sure homes are complying with statutory requirements. In 2017, 82% of all children’s homes were rated good or outstanding following their inspection, while only 3% received a judgement of inadequate. Homes that are judged to be inadequate are subject to twice-yearly inspections; if there is no improvement, the home may be removed from Ofsted’s register and required to close.</p><p>Local authorities have access to council tax, business rates and other funding to deliver their local services. Over the five-year period from 2015-16 to 2019-20, local authorities will have access to more than £200 billion to deliver these services, including children’s residential care.</p><p>Autumn Budget 2018 made an additional £410 million available to be spent on adult and children’s social care, and a further £84 million in targeted, evidence-based interventions to transform local services. These interventions will reduce demand, save money for councils, and most importantly, improve the quality of services for vulnerable children.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-11-26T14:07:56.667Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T14:07:56.667Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Ouseley more like this
1005617
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star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
star this property answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
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: Politics and Government 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 is their assessment of the current political and economic situation in Zimbabwe. more like this
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The Marquess of Lothian more like this
unstar this property uin HL11388 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>As highlighted in the international electoral mission's reports, there remain significant shortcomings in the electoral system which must be addressed to build much-needed confidence in Zimbabwe's democratic process. It is vital that Zimbabwe's political leaders focus on moving the country forward, with all parties rejecting violence, upholding the rule of law, and putting the best interests of the country first.</p><p>Zimbabwe faces its most serious economic situation since 2008, with simultaneous cash, liquidity and fiscal crises. Without fundamental reform, the economic crisis will deepen. The UK stands ready to play a role in support of Zimbabwe's recovery, but this must be on the basis of genuine political and economic reforms.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T15:51:58.997Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T15:51:58.997Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Marquess of Lothian more like this
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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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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
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 Brazil: Politics and Government 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 is their assessment of the current political situation in Brazil following the election of Jair Bolsonaro; and what plans they have to maintain bilateral relations with that country, including future ministerial meetings with the President-elect. more like this
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The Marquess of Lothian more like this
unstar this property uin HL11389 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>​President-elect Jair Bolsonaro won democratic elections and has the mandate of the Brazilian people for the next four years. His transition team is currently working with President Temer's Government on preparations for the handover on 1 January. We understand this process is going smoothly. No Ministerial meetings are currently scheduled with the President-elect. Our Ambassador to Brazil previously met him during the campaign, as he did the other candidates, and since the election has met him as President-elect.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T16:03:08.783Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T16:03:08.783Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Marquess of Lothian more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
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 Paris Peace Forum 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 UK was represented at the Paris Peace Forum hosted by President Macron on 11 November. more like this
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Lord Truscott more like this
unstar this property uin HL11425 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Lord Bates, Minister of State at the Department for International Development, led the UK delegation to the Paris Peace Forum.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T16:08:00.483Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T16:08:00.483Z
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4210
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Truscott more like this
1005583
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star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
star this property answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
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 European External Action Service 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, in those countries where there is not a resident UK ambassador but there is a European External Action service office or delegation, the UK representatives (1) participate in EU political co-operation meetings, and (2) are part of any resulting EU common approach to the host country. more like this
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Lord Balfe more like this
unstar this property uin HL11354 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UK currently remains a full and active member state of the European Union, with the rights and commitments this entails. Once the UK departs the EU, we will take forward an independent foreign policy. But working with the EU on foreign policy will remain important. The UK therefore is seeking a strategic partnership with the EU which facilitates close cooperation in foreign policy, defence and development. This will enable us to continue to work closely with European allies to tackle the common threats we face and to promote the values and interests that we share. This does currently, and could include cooperation in third countries.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T15:23:43.157Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T15:23:43.157Z
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4210
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Balfe more like this
1005573
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star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
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 Iraq: Islamic State 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 the report of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq and the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Unearthing Atrocities: Mass Graves in territory formerly controlled by ISIL, published on 6 November. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
unstar this property uin HL11344 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UK welcomes the United Nations' 6 November report on Mass Graves, which underlines the scale of the horrific crimes committed by Daesh against humanity. We agree with the report's recommendations, including the pressing need for justice for victims and their families. It is important that the Government of Iraq allocates sufficient resource to this important task so that members of Daesh are held to account for their actions. The report will inform the work of the UN Investigative Team for the Accountability of Daesh in gathering evidence of Daesh crimes, for which the UK has provided £1 million in funding. UK officials in Baghdad regularly raise with the Government of Iraq the need to investigate missing persons and bring perpetrators to justice, but have not directly made representations about the number of criminal judicial processes it is engaged in nor about the planned timeline for exhumations. However, the UK and Iraq co-hosted a conference on 14 November in The Hague in order to discuss next steps on this agenda; attendees included UNITAD Special Adviser Karim Khan, the International Committee of Missing Persons and the Iraqi Chief Justice. The report makes clear the need to ensure that similar crimes are never committed again, and we are working closely with the newly elected Government of Iraq to address the conditions that led to Daesh's rise and ensure peace, stability and security for all Iraqis.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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HL11345 more like this
HL11346 more like this
HL11347 more like this
HL11348 more like this
HL11349 more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T15:40:33.947Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T15:40:33.947Z
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4210
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
1005574
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star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
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 Iraq: Islamic State more like this
star this property house id 2 remove filter
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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 the finding of the report of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq and the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Unearthing Atrocities: Mass Graves in territory formerly controlled by ISIL, published on 6 November, that from the beginning of 2014 until the end of 2017 ISIS committed atrocities resulting in approximately 30,000 civilian deaths and 55,150 injured persons. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
unstar this property uin HL11345 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UK welcomes the United Nations' 6 November report on Mass Graves, which underlines the scale of the horrific crimes committed by Daesh against humanity. We agree with the report's recommendations, including the pressing need for justice for victims and their families. It is important that the Government of Iraq allocates sufficient resource to this important task so that members of Daesh are held to account for their actions. The report will inform the work of the UN Investigative Team for the Accountability of Daesh in gathering evidence of Daesh crimes, for which the UK has provided £1 million in funding. UK officials in Baghdad regularly raise with the Government of Iraq the need to investigate missing persons and bring perpetrators to justice, but have not directly made representations about the number of criminal judicial processes it is engaged in nor about the planned timeline for exhumations. However, the UK and Iraq co-hosted a conference on 14 November in The Hague in order to discuss next steps on this agenda; attendees included UNITAD Special Adviser Karim Khan, the International Committee of Missing Persons and the Iraqi Chief Justice. The report makes clear the need to ensure that similar crimes are never committed again, and we are working closely with the newly elected Government of Iraq to address the conditions that led to Daesh's rise and ensure peace, stability and security for all Iraqis.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL11344 more like this
HL11346 more like this
HL11347 more like this
HL11348 more like this
HL11349 more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T15:40:33.997Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T15:40:33.997Z
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4210
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
1005575
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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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
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 Iraq: Islamic State 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 the finding of the report of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq and the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Unearthing Atrocities: Mass Graves in territory formerly controlled by ISIL, published on 6 November, that ISIS left 202 mass graves containing thousands of bodies. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
unstar this property uin HL11346 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UK welcomes the United Nations' 6 November report on Mass Graves, which underlines the scale of the horrific crimes committed by Daesh against humanity. We agree with the report's recommendations, including the pressing need for justice for victims and their families. It is important that the Government of Iraq allocates sufficient resource to this important task so that members of Daesh are held to account for their actions. The report will inform the work of the UN Investigative Team for the Accountability of Daesh in gathering evidence of Daesh crimes, for which the UK has provided £1 million in funding. UK officials in Baghdad regularly raise with the Government of Iraq the need to investigate missing persons and bring perpetrators to justice, but have not directly made representations about the number of criminal judicial processes it is engaged in nor about the planned timeline for exhumations. However, the UK and Iraq co-hosted a conference on 14 November in The Hague in order to discuss next steps on this agenda; attendees included UNITAD Special Adviser Karim Khan, the International Committee of Missing Persons and the Iraqi Chief Justice. The report makes clear the need to ensure that similar crimes are never committed again, and we are working closely with the newly elected Government of Iraq to address the conditions that led to Daesh's rise and ensure peace, stability and security for all Iraqis.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL11344 more like this
HL11345 more like this
HL11347 more like this
HL11348 more like this
HL11349 more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T15:40:34.047Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T15:40:34.047Z
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4210
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
1005576
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
star this property answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
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 Iraq: Islamic State more like this
star this property house id 2 remove filter
star this property legislature
25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Iraq about the finding of the report of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq and the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Unearthing Atrocities: Mass Graves in territory formerly controlled by ISIL, published on 6 November, that that the Mass Graves Directorate has an insufficient number of experts to meet current needs. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
unstar this property uin HL11347 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UK welcomes the United Nations' 6 November report on Mass Graves, which underlines the scale of the horrific crimes committed by Daesh against humanity. We agree with the report's recommendations, including the pressing need for justice for victims and their families. It is important that the Government of Iraq allocates sufficient resource to this important task so that members of Daesh are held to account for their actions. The report will inform the work of the UN Investigative Team for the Accountability of Daesh in gathering evidence of Daesh crimes, for which the UK has provided £1 million in funding. UK officials in Baghdad regularly raise with the Government of Iraq the need to investigate missing persons and bring perpetrators to justice, but have not directly made representations about the number of criminal judicial processes it is engaged in nor about the planned timeline for exhumations. However, the UK and Iraq co-hosted a conference on 14 November in The Hague in order to discuss next steps on this agenda; attendees included UNITAD Special Adviser Karim Khan, the International Committee of Missing Persons and the Iraqi Chief Justice. The report makes clear the need to ensure that similar crimes are never committed again, and we are working closely with the newly elected Government of Iraq to address the conditions that led to Daesh's rise and ensure peace, stability and security for all Iraqis.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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HL11344 more like this
HL11345 more like this
HL11346 more like this
HL11348 more like this
HL11349 more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T15:40:34.097Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T15:40:34.097Z
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4210
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this