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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-10-28more like thismore than 2015-10-28
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Prime Minister more like this
star this property answering dept id 23 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Prime Minister more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Prime Minister more like this
star this property hansard heading National Security remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Prime Minister, what definition he uses of the term the most extreme circumstances of self-defence; if he will provide examples of situations which would meet that definition; and whether a (a) pre-emptive and (b) retaliatory nuclear attack on another state would be covered by that definition. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross more like this
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Dr Paul Monaghan more like this
star this property uin 13888 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-04more like thismore than 2015-11-04
star this property answer text <p>I have nothing further to add.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witney more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Cameron more like this
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less than 2015-11-04T13:12:49.77Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-04T13:12:49.77Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Cameron more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Paul Monaghan more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-05-01more like thismore than 2018-05-01
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Prime Minister more like this
star this property answering dept id 23 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Prime Minister more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Prime Minister more like this
star this property hansard heading National Security remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Prime Minister, what the five most serious risks are to the (a) security and (b) prosperity of the UK that have been identified by her Government. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mid Sussex more like this
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Sir Nicholas Soames more like this
star this property uin 139917 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-08more like thismore than 2018-05-08
star this property answer text <p>The Government assesses the most significant risks to the UK and our interests through the National Security Risk Assessment (NSRA).The NSRA is used to inform the National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review. Copies are available in the libraries of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Maidenhead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Theresa May more like this
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less than 2018-05-08T15:17:55.467Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-08T15:17:55.467Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Theresa May more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Nicholas Soames more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading National Security remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps he is taking to counter activity from hostile states in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Solihull more like this
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Julian Knight more like this
star this property uin 240015 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 2019-04-05more like thismore than 2019-04-05
star this property answer text <p>We are living in a period where the UK and our international partners face sustained hostile activity from certain states, and the Government takes this threat to the country very seriously.</p><p><br>The Home Office has taken a number of steps to counter hostile state activity. For example, the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Act, which gained Royal Assent on 12 February 2019, provides a new power to stop, question, search and detain an individual at a port or border area to determine whether they are, or have been, involved in hostile state activity.</p><p><br>In addition, the Home Office is currently leading a review of existing Coun-ter-Hostile State Activity legislation in the UK, to establish whether further legislation is required to strengthen our response to all forms of hostile state activity.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre and Preston North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Ben Wallace more like this
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less than 2019-04-05T12:49:12.327Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-05T12:49:12.327Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Ben Wallace more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Knight more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-23more like thismore than 2015-06-23
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading National Security remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the current threat level in the UK; and if she will make a statement on how, and over what period, she intends to reduce that threat level. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 3802 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 2015-06-30more like thismore than 2015-06-30
star this property answer text <p>The threat to the UK from international terrorism is SEVERE, reflecting developments in Syria and Iraq. We are taking action against ISIL overseas. Almost 800 UK personnel are directly contributing to the anti-ISIL coalition, including through training for security forces, air support and work to restrict ISIL’s funding and networks. The Prime Minister recently announced an additional 125 troops to join those already training Iraqi Security Forces. The UK has also provided £800 million to the humanitarian relief effort in Syria. We are also tackling the threat at home, including through £130m of additional Counter Terrorism funding announced in November to tackle the threat from Syria and Iraq. During the last financial year, over three hundred people were detained on suspicion of terrorism offences. The police are securing the removal from the internet of around 1,000 pieces of unlawful terrorist-related content every week.</p><p>The Counter Terrorism and Security Act came into force earlier this year and included new powers to disrupt the ability of people to travel abroad to engage in terrorism-related activity and to control their return to the UK. We will also introduce an Investigatory Powers bill which will ensure that our legislation governing this work is modern and fit for purpose. We are continuing to work to stop people being drawn into terrorism through our Prevent work. This includes building partnerships with communities, as well as working with local authorities, schools and prisons, all of whom are now subject to a statutory duty requiring them to have regard to preventing people being drawn into terrorism.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Holland and The Deepings more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr John Hayes more like this
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less than 2015-06-30T15:51:07.223Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-30T15:51:07.223Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir John Hayes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-06-30more like thismore than 2016-06-30
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading National Security remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of the potential effect of the outcome of the EU referendum on national security. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 41542 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 2016-07-13more like thismore than 2016-07-13
star this property answer text <p>Cooperation with our European partners has not ceased since the result of the referendum was announced. UK authorities continue to cooperate with their counterparts in other EU Member States bilaterally, including by using the Schengen Information System (SIS II), Europol, Eurojust, the European Arrest Warrant and other measures.</p><p>These tools, developed under the EU’s legislative framework, enable practical cooperation and information sharing, which is of value. However, much of our cooperation on counter-terrorism and national security matters sits outside of EU structures, including the Five Eyes, the closest international intelligence-sharing arrangement in the world, and the Counter Terrorism Group (CTG), a cooperation forum between the security services of EU Member States plus Norway and Switzerland, which sits outside EU law.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 41545 more like this
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less than 2016-07-13T13:35:26.323Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-13T13:35:26.323Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-15more like thismore than 2016-07-15
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading National Security remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the consequences are for the security situation in the UK of the attack in Nice on 14 July 2016; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 42879 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 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
star this property answer text <p>I refer the honourable member to the Home Secretary’s statement which she delivered to Parliament on 18 July. The statement can be found here: https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2016-07-18/debates/16071818000002/TerroristAttackNice</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre and Preston North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Ben Wallace more like this
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less than 2016-07-20T11:36:30.233Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-20T11:36:30.233Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Ben Wallace more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-05more like thismore than 2017-09-05
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading National Security remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what contingency planning has been conducted by her Department on matters of national security in the event that no deal is reached on the UK leaving the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 8579 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 2017-09-13more like thismore than 2017-09-13
star this property answer text <p>A future partnership between the UK and EU on security and law enforcement issues is in the interests of both sides and we approach negotiations anticipating success. We do not want or expect a no deal outcome. However, a responsible government should prepare for all potential outcomes. That is exactly what we are doing across the whole of Government.</p><p> </p><p>The Home Office leads on EU Exit planning across a number of justice and home affairs areas, including Immigration and Security and Law Enforcement cooperation. Home Office EU Exit contingency planning is well underway, and this will continue as an ongoing process until the EU Exit negotiations are complete.</p><p> </p><p>In relation to national security, Article 4(2) of the Treaty on European Union sets out that national security remains the sole responsibility of Member States rather than the European Union.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre and Preston North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Ben Wallace more like this
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less than 2017-09-13T15:20:55.313Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-13T15:20:55.313Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Ben Wallace more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1011544
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-21more like thismore than 2018-11-21
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading National Security remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, if he will (a) withdraw the Technical Note on External Security published on 24 May 2018 and (b) ensure that the UK Government does not give the EU control of UK national security assets after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 194078 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
star this property answer text <p>The UK’s proposal for future security cooperation with the EU, as set out in the Technical Note on External Security, is aligned with the Government’s White Paper on the Future Relationship published on 12 July 2018, and reflected in the Political Declaration on the Framework for the Future Relationship.</p><p>The future relationship on foreign policy, defence and development is based on a flexible relationship, which enables us to activate and intensify UK-EU cooperation during a crisis or on a shared priority, where it is in our mutual interest. The UK will make independent choices in foreign policy, defence and development, and our national security will remain the sole responsibility of the UK.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Spelthorne more like this
star this property answering member printed Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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less than 2018-11-27T11:19:58.477Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-27T11:19:58.477Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-08-29more like thismore than 2017-08-29
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading National Security remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on ensuring future cooperation with the EU on security policy after the UK has left the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
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Luke Hall more like this
star this property uin 900656 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-07more like thismore than 2017-09-07
star this property answer text <p>DExEU ministers regularly discuss exit issues with Cabinet and Ministerial colleagues. This includes security. <br><br>The Prime Minister has been clear that we will continue to work closely with our European partners to tackle a range of security issues.<br><br>The safety of the British public is a top priority. That security is enhanced through cooperating with Europe. The UK has always been, and will continue to be, a major global player in the fight against threats to security. <br><br>With the threat constantly evolving, our response must be to work more closely with our partners, including the EU and its Member States, sharing information and supporting each other in combating the threats posed by those who wish us harm.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Worcester more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robin Walker more like this
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less than 2017-09-07T15:40:54.983Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-07T15:40:54.983Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robin Walker more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Luke Hall more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-12more like thismore than 2018-12-12
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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 National Security remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 27 November 2018 to Question 194078 on UK national security, if he will take steps to implement safeguards to ensure the general defence exemption under the Government Procurement Agreement is retained in full and not limited as a result of residual obligations to the EU after the UK has left the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 201613 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-20more like thismore than 2018-12-20
star this property answer text <p>The UK intends to accede to the World Trade Organisation Government Procurement Agreement on the same terms as is currently the position for the UK as an EU Member State. The UK's final market access offer was agreed in principle on 27 November 2018. As a result, while the treatment of defence contracts is expected to remain unchanged, the Ministry of Defence is contributing to work across Government to understand the implications and opportunities of accession.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 201615 more like this
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less than 2018-12-20T15:05:44.493Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-20T15:05:44.493Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this