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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-23more like thismore than 2017-03-23
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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 Zimbabwe: South Africa more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on the Zimbabwe economy of the announcement by the South African Home Affairs Minister on 7 February that Zimbabweans who previously acquired permits to work, conduct business, or study in South Africa under special dispensation will have to follow the normal channel of applying for work and study visas when their permits expire in December, and of the extent to which those new requirements will lead to Zimbabweans holding such permits losing their jobs and rights of residence. more like this
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Lord Oates more like this
star this property uin HL6270 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 2017-04-05more like thismore than 2017-04-05
star this property answer text <p>The South African Government has the right to apply their own rules about visas and work and study permits. It is for the South African and Zimbabwean authorities to comment on the impact this might have on the Zimbabwean economy and on jobs held by Zimbabweans in South Africa.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2017-04-05T15:56:42.063Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-05T15:56:42.063Z
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3474
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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4549
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Oates more like this
713108
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-21more like thismore than 2017-03-21
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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 Zimbabwe: Pensions 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 estimate they have made of the cost of making the necessary financial arrangements to enable the government of Zimbabwe to pay the pension arrears owing to those former members of HM Overseas Service who responded to the British Government's request that they remain in their posts after Southern Rhodesia became independent. more like this
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Lord Goodlad more like this
star this property uin HL6228 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 2017-04-03more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The Government understands the hardship that lack of pension payments causes to former service-people and their families. The British Ambassador to Zimbabwe raises pensions frequently with the Zimbabwean Government and has secured written confirmation that it will resume payments when the economic situation improves. However, we have not made an estimate of the cost as these payments are the responsibility of the Government of Zimbabwe as set out in the Lancaster House Agreement in 1979.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2017-04-03T16:10:24.927Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-03T16:10:24.927Z
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3474
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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670
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Goodlad more like this
718238
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2017-04-06more like thismore than 2017-04-06
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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 Zimbabwe: Pensions 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 cost of proposals submitted by the Overseas Service Pension Association in December 2016 for assisting the government of Zimbabwe in meeting its obligations to Zimbabwe public service pensions. more like this
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Lord Goodlad more like this
star this property uin HL6737 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 2017-04-19more like thismore than 2017-04-19
star this property answer text <p>The Government understands the hardship that lack of pension payments causes to former service-people and their families. The British Ambassador to Zimbabwe raises pensions frequently with the Zimbabwean Government and has secured written confirmation that it will resume payments when the economic situation improves. However, we have not made an estimate of the cost as these payments are the responsibility of the Government of Zimbabwe as set out in the Lancaster House Agreement in 1979.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2017-04-19T15:33:45.37Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-19T15:33:45.37Z
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3474
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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670
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Goodlad more like this
713674
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-23more like thismore than 2017-03-23
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Zimbabwe: Overseas Aid 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 how much overseas development aid funding has been committed to Zimbabwe in each of the last ten years for which figures are available. more like this
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Lord Oates more like this
star this property uin HL6271 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 2017-04-03more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The amounts of UK official bilateral development assistance to Zimbabwe in the last ten years are set out below. The final figure for 2016 will be published in mid-2017.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Calendar year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total UK Net Bilateral Official Development Assistance </strong> <strong>(£ thousands)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>92,896</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>104,024</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>93,836</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>138,831</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>48,357</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>69,936</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009</p></td><td><p>71,309</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p>49,323</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007</p></td><td><p>47,022</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2006</p></td><td><p>37,970</p></td></tr></tbody></table> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2017-04-03T10:36:12.503Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-03T10:36:12.503Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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4549
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Oates more like this
715511
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-30more like thismore than 2017-03-30
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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 Zimbabwe: Human Rights 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 is their most recent assessment of the human rights situation in Zimbabwe. more like this
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Baroness Kennedy of Cradley more like this
star this property uin HL6472 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 2017-04-11more like thismore than 2017-04-11
star this property answer text <p>We remain very concerned about the human rights situation in Zimbabwe. The Government continues to uphold its manifesto commitment to &quot;stand up for human rights and the rule of law in Zimbabwe&quot;. We regularly urge the Government of Zimbabwe to honour its obligations; we monitor reports of human rights violations, including attending trials of activists; and invest in a wide range of programmes designed to improve access to justice and provide practical support for human rights defenders.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2017-04-11T14:50:43.377Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-11T14:50:43.377Z
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3474
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Kennedy of Cradley more like this
755156
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Youth Custody more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what action they will take in response to the report of the Chief Inspector of Prisons on Youth Custody Centres, in the light of the Prison Reform Trust report In Care, Out of Trouble, published in May 2016. more like this
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Lord Laming more like this
star this property uin HL1164 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 2017-08-01more like thismore than 2017-08-01
star this property answer text <p>We are committed to improving standards within the Youth Justice System so that we can not only punish crime effectively but also intervene earlier to help divert young people away from crime. That is why we set out our plans to reform the Youth Justice System in response to Charlie Taylor’s review last December, so that it is better equipped to help young people turn their lives around and play a constructive role in their communities.</p><p> </p><p>The safety and welfare of every young person in custody is our absolute priority and we are clear that more needs to be done to achieve this. We want custody to improve the life chances of children and young people in our care and to deliver improvements to education and health services within youth custody. That’s why we have created a new Youth Custody Service, with an Executive Director for the first time in the Department’s history – to make sure this vital area is given the priority and weight it deserves.</p><p> </p><p>We will continue to engage with key stakeholders and consider their recommendations as this work progresses.</p>
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2017-08-01T13:09:43.133Zmore like thismore than 2017-08-01T13:09:43.133Z
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4538
star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Laming more like this
749215
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-06more like thismore than 2017-07-06
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Young People: Unemployment 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 Her Majesty's Government what progress has been made in establishing a network of trade commissioners to highlight the importance of UK exports and to assist UK companies in exporting their products. more like this
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Lord Cotter more like this
star this property uin HL552 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 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
star this property answer text <p>The Government will create a network of Her Majesty's Trade Commissioners to head nine new regional overseas posts. These Commissioners will bring together export promotion, investment, and trade policy overseas. The Department is currently finalising the scope of the roles and will begin recruitment shortly.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Price more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T11:26:20.497Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T11:26:20.497Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Price more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Cotter more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-07-19more like thismore than 2017-07-19
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Young Offenders: Rehabilitation more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government, following the recent report by the Chief Inspector of Prisons on youth detention centres, whether they plan to consider the recommendations made in the report Rehabilitation by Design, published in 2016 by Gleeds, on solutions to high re-offending rates. more like this
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
star this property uin HL1085 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 2017-07-26more like thismore than 2017-07-26
star this property answer text <p>Re-offending rates in youth justice are high, and the outcomes for young people leaving custody are not good enough. That is why we set out our plans to reform youth custody in response to Charlie Taylor’s youth justice review last December, so that it is better equipped to help young people turn their lives around and play a constructive role in their communities upon their release, away from re-offending.</p><p> </p><p>We will continue to engage with key stakeholders and consider their recommendations as this work progresses.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2017-07-26T14:35:04.433Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-26T14:35:04.433Z
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4538
star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
713113
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-21more like thismore than 2017-03-21
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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 Yemen: Press Freedom more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Saudi Arabia regarding enabling journalists to enter Yemen. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL6233 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 2017-04-03more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>This Government recognises the importance of free movement of journalists to cover issues of global importance. This must be balanced against security and safety considerations. The Government currently advises against all travel to Yemen.</p><p>The Foreign Secretary last spoke to the Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister, Adel al Jubeir on 22 March and discussed the importance of finding progress towards a political settlement.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2017-04-03T16:12:32.667Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-03T16:12:32.667Z
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3474
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-04-24more like thismore than 2017-04-24
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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 Yemen: Human Rights 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 latest assessment of the human rights situation in Yemen. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL6787 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 2017-04-27more like thismore than 2017-04-27
star this property answer text <p>We are deeply concerned by recent developments relating to the Baha’i community in Yemen. The Houthis and all parties in Yemen must respect the freedom of religion and the rights of all Yemenis.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2017-04-27T12:01:15.36Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-27T12:01:15.36Z
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3474
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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4153
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this