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star this property date less than 2016-11-07more like thismore than 2016-11-07
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Turkey: Arrests more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has made representations to his Turkish counterpart on the arrest of the joint leaders of Turkey's pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic party in Turkey, Selahattin Demirtaş and Figen Yüksekdağ. 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 51984 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 2016-11-14more like thismore than 2016-11-14
star this property answer text ​We continue to follow developments in Turkey closely and underline the importance of the rule of law and the protection of freedom of expression. I raised these issues most recently with Turkey's Minister for Europe, Omer Celik, in a phone call on 7 November, and in a meeting with Turkey's Ambassador on 10 November. more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2016-11-14T15:03:08.557Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-14T15:03:08.557Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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4523
star 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 remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2017-12-06
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Nabeel Rajab more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations his Department has made to the Government of Bahrain on Nabeel Rajab’s unsuccessful appeal against a two-year prison sentence for speaking to journalists. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 117799 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 2017-12-14more like thismore than 2017-12-14
star this property answer text ​We continue to closely monitor the case of Nabeel Rajab and have raised it with the Bahraini Government at the highest levels. The British Government continues to emphasise to the Government of Bahrain the need to respect the rights of all citizens, including freedom of expression. more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-12-14T15:00:36.33Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-14T15:00:36.33Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-02-17more like thismore than 2017-02-17
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading China: Older People more like this
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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what support his Department provides for care in the community for the elderly in China. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Central Ayrshire more like this
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Dr Philippa Whitford more like this
star this property uin 64035 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 2017-02-22more like thismore than 2017-02-22
star this property answer text ​<p>The Foreign &amp; Commonwealth Office does not provide direct support for care in the community for the elderly in China. However, this financial year the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has funded three projects that relate to the provision of care to the elderly in China, which all involve collaboration between UK and Chinese partners in the healthcare sector.</p><p> </p><p>The three projects amount to £200,000. It is worth noting that in December British organisations signed deals worth in excess of £100 million during the largest ever healthcare trade mission to China. Given wider demographic trends, the elderly care sector in China is an area of potential future commercial opportunity, to which UK providers are well-placed to respond. Sharing world class British expertise in public healthcare will therefore help to create further commercial opportunities for UK companies in China, which in turn will help safeguard and create jobs in the UK and strengthen the healthcare sector in the UK.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2017-02-22T17:32:16.313Zmore like thismore than 2017-02-22T17:32:16.313Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Philippa Whitford more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-10-12more like thismore than 2017-10-12
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Revenue and Customs: Staff more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 20 July 2017 to Question 4611, whether HM Revenue and Customs charges Border Force the full cost, including VAT, for the provision of staff providing assistance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow South West more like this
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Chris Stephens more like this
star this property uin 107499 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 2017-10-20more like thismore than 2017-10-20
star this property answer text With any deployment undertaken by the Surge and Rapid Response Team (SRRT), HM Revenue and Customs charge the full direct cost including VAT. Any Travel and Subsistence costs incurred on the deployment are also re-charged. more like this
star this property answering member constituency Central Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mel Stride more like this
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less than 2017-10-20T11:59:50.943Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-20T11:59:50.943Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Stephens more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-12-08more like thismore than 2016-12-08
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading South Korea: Dogs more like this
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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to the South Korean government on dog meat trade in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hertsmere more like this
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Oliver Dowden more like this
star this property uin 56710 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-12-16more like thismore than 2016-12-16
star this property answer text We will continue to raise this issue with the South Korean government and I refer my hon. Friend to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Coventry South (Mr Cunningham), on 20 September 2016 to Question 46043. more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2016-12-16T12:00:25.763Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-16T12:00:25.763Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Oliver Dowden more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-12-19more like thismore than 2016-12-19
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Sri Lanka: Human Rights more like this
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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the co-sponsored resolution on Sri Lanka at the 30th Session of the UN Human Rights Council held in October 2015, if he will make representations to the government of Sri Lanka to respect its commitments and allow international prosecutors to investigate allegations of violations of international humanitarian law in that country; and if he will encourage his international counterparts to make similar such representations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Welwyn Hatfield more like this
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Grant Shapps more like this
star this property uin 58271 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 2017-01-12more like thismore than 2017-01-12
star this property answer text We welcomed the historic co-sponsorship by Sri Lanka of Resolution 30/1 at the UN Human Rights Council on 1 October 2015 committing it to reconciliation, accountability and the protection of human rights. While Sri Lanka has made progress against the commitments made in the resolution, much remains to be done. The High Commissioner for Human Rights will present his final progress report at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in March 2017. Our long standing position is that Sri Lanka should implement the commitments in Resolution 30/01, including its commitment to accountability. Ministers and senior officials have underlined the importance of Sri Lanka delivering in full on its UNHRC commitments in recent discussions with representatives of the Sri Lankan government and with our international partners. We have done so while recognising the scale of the challenge this represents and the importance of allowing time for credible, well thought out transitional justice mechanisms to be developed and implemented.
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2017-01-12T15:38:38.957Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-12T15:38:38.957Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-12-13more like thismore than 2016-12-13
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Gambia: Elections more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has discussed the outcome of the Gambian general election with the (a) UK's permanent representative, (b) Chinese Ambassador, (c) US Ambassador, (d) Russian Ambassador and (e) French Ambassador to the UN. 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 57395 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 2016-12-16more like thismore than 2016-12-16
star this property answer text We welcome the clear, unified statement of the UN Security Council on 10 December calling for the Gambian election results to be respected, as well as the efforts of Economic Community Of West African States to impress on President Jammeh the need to respect the will of the people and ensure a peaceful handover of power to President-elect Barrow. The UK is working with all international partners at the UN to ensure the democratic will of the Gambian people is enacted in a peaceful manner. The UK's permanent representative to the UN is engaged on the current situation in The Gambia. more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2016-12-16T14:49:51.503Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-16T14:49:51.503Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
631148
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-07more like thismore than 2016-11-07
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Turkey: Civil Liberties more like this
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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the level of political freedom in Turkey since the detention of Peoples' Democratic Party parliamentarians in Ankara on 4 November 2016. 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 51985 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 2016-11-14more like thismore than 2016-11-14
star this property answer text We continue to follow developments in Turkey closely and underline the importance of the rule of law and the protection of freedom of expression. I raised these issues most recently with Turkey's Minister for Europe, Omer Celik, in a phone call on 7 November, and in a meeting with Turkey's Ambassador on 10 November. more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2016-11-14T15:02:06.12Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-14T15:02:06.12Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-11-28more like thismore than 2016-11-28
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
unstar 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 Shipping: UK Trade with EU more like this
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 assessment he has made of the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU Single Market on the UK shipping industry. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North East Fife more like this
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Stephen Gethins more like this
star this property uin 55046 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 2016-12-05more like thismore than 2016-12-05
star this property answer text We are working closely with the shipping industry to understand the challenges and opportunities that leaving the EU could bring. On 16 November the Secretary of State for Transport held a roundtable with representatives from the sector, attended by Lord Bridges, in order to hear their views. The Department for Exiting the European Union, working with officials across government, continues to undertake a wide range of data analysis covering the entirety of the UK economy. We are looking at over 50 sectors as well as cross-cutting regulatory issues, which will naturally cover the UK shipping industry. This will inform the UK's position for the upcoming negotiations with our EU partners.<p>The UK is an island nation with an outstanding maritime heritage. The maritime sector today is vast, strong and competitive. This is not going to change when we leave the EU.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Clwyd West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Jones more like this
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less than 2016-12-05T16:27:17.287Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-05T16:27:17.287Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Jones more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Gethins more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-12-20more like thismore than 2016-12-20
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar 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 Honour Based Violence more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment the Government has made of the potential merits of bringing forward legislative proposals on extra-territorial effects for offences related to honour-based violence more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edmonton more like this
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Kate Osamor more like this
star this property uin 58579 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 2017-01-13more like thismore than 2017-01-13
star this property answer text We already have extra-territorial jurisdiction over some offences committed ostensibly to protect the ‘honour’ of a family or community, including the common law offence of murder, female genital mutilation and forced marriage. The Government has confirmed that it will bring forward legislative proposals to take extra-territorial jurisdiction over certain other offences that may be committed in this context, to comply with the requirements of the Istanbul Convention which the UK signed in June 2012. Where our courts do have jurisdiction, the investigation of alleged criminal offences is a matter for the police. more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Surrey more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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less than 2017-01-13T15:10:45.247Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-13T15:10:45.247Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Kate Osamor more like this