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star this property date less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
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Department for 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 Balance of Trade more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to decrease the UK’s trade deficit after Brexit. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL17097 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to supporting UK exports. International trade is beneficial to economic growth and is important to achieving long term prosperity and welfare. The Government has a range of policies, in particular the Industrial Strategy, to enable UK firms to compete in global markets.</p><p> </p><p>The Export Strategy, launched in August 2018, sets out how the Government will enable UK businesses to take advantage of international demand for UK goods and services. This support, including impartial export advice from International Trade Advisors and our overseas network in markets across the world, has contributed to the continuing growth in UK exports which increased by 4% to a record high of £647.1 billion in the 12 months to May 2019.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2019-07-18T13:39:41.587Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T13:39:41.587Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie remove filter
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1796
star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
1137949
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
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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 Disabled Students' Allowances more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the combining of the Disabled Students’ Allowance budget for specialist equipment and non-medical helpers in relation to postgraduate students, whether they intend to adopt the same approach in relation to undergraduate students. more like this
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Lord Low of Dalston more like this
star this property uin HL17048 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>The postgraduate Disabled Student’s Allowance (DSA) has always been available as a single allowance since its introduction in academic year 2000/2001. The maximum amount of DSAs available to postgraduate students starting their course in September 2019 or after has been increased from £10,993 a year to £20,000 a year. The department has no plans to merge the 4 DSAs currently available to undergraduate students.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T16:40:03.297Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T16:40:03.297Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie remove filter
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3803
star this property label Biography information for Lord Low of Dalston more like this
1137376
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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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 Trade Promotion more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government which trade envoys are currently in post, broken down by (1) the countries or groups of countries to which they are assigned, and (2) the date of their appointment. more like this
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Lord Grocott more like this
star this property uin HL16983 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
star this property answer text <p>There are currently 26 appointed Trade Envoys and details are attached.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2019-07-17T14:05:19.367Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T14:05:19.367Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie remove filter
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star this property file name HL16983.docx more like this
star this property title Prime Minister’s Trade Envoys more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Grocott more like this
1137397
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star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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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 Trade Agreements: Mercosur more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to secure a free trade agreement with the Mercosur trade bloc; and whether any such agreement would include measures to support sustainable growth. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL17004 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>We welcome the news of political conclusion between the EU and Mercosur on a Free Trade Agreement. As a global champion of trade, the UK has been a strong advocate for these negotiations. The UK has longstanding positive bilateral relationships with individual Mercosur countries and we look forward to deepening our trading ties as we leave the EU. We will be working with our Mercosur partners to develop our future trade relationship in due course.</p><p> </p><p>The EU-Mercosur agreement contains a number of ambitious provisions on promoting sustainable development. As we leave the EU, and in line with our international obligations, the Government will continue to ensure a high level of protection of the environment and employees in new trade agreements.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T16:52:43.867Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T16:52:43.867Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
1137408
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star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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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 Trade Promotion more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Baroness Fairhead on 23 January (HL12726) and Viscount Younger of Leckie on 4 July (HL16484), whether the Department for International Trade's Regional Trade Plans include recommendations for implementation which reflect the views of the private sector; whether equal consideration is given to the recommendations of small and medium-sized enterprises in addition to those of large organisations; and why they do not currently intend to publish Regional Trade Plans in full. more like this
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Viscount Waverley more like this
star this property uin HL17015 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
star this property answer text <p>To achieve a forward-looking Global Britain the Department for International Trade works with both UK and overseas businesses of all sizes to drive an increase in trade. Regional Trade Plans are strategic documents which drive the delivery of our Departmental objectives overseas and have been developed by teams who work regularly with businesses in their regions and in the UK. These views are reflected in regional priorities in the Plans.</p><p> </p><p>We intend to publish a summary of Regional Trade Plans, which will consolidate more detailed internal plans.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2019-07-17T14:06:51.073Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T14:06:51.073Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Viscount Waverley more like this
1137090
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star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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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 Students: Disability more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to publish the results of the Student Loans Company Assistive Technology Equipment and Training Tender. more like this
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Lord Low of Dalston more like this
star this property uin HL16954 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
star this property answer text <p>An invitation to tender will be released shortly by the Student Loans Company, who are responsible for the tendering process. The result of this process will be published in the autumn of this year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2019-07-11T16:39:42.327Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-11T16:39:42.327Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie remove filter
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3803
star this property label Biography information for Lord Low of Dalston more like this
1136420
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star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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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 EU External Trade: Mercosur more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the benefits of the EU–Mercosur trade agreement; and which commercial sectors in the UK are expected to benefit from this agreement. more like this
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Baroness Crawley more like this
star this property uin HL16870 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The EU-Mercosur trade agreement reached political conclusion on 28 June 2019. This means that we have yet to receive the final text, which would be needed to assess the impacts of the final negotiated outcome, including which commercial sectors would benefit. This text is unlikely to be available for some time since the EU and Mercosur are still finalising the details of the agreement, which will then need to undergo legal review and official translation.</p><p>We welcome the news of political conclusion between the EU and Mercosur on a Free Trade Agreement. As a global champion of trade, the UK has been a strong advocate for these negotiations. The UK has longstanding positive bilateral relationships with individual Mercosur countries and we look forward to deepening our trading ties as we leave the EU. We will be working with our Mercosur partners to develop our future trade relationship in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL16871 more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T16:22:47.843Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T16:22:47.843Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie remove filter
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3386
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Crawley more like this
1136421
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star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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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 Trade Agreements: Mercosur more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to seek a trade agreement along similar lines to the EU–Mercosur trade agreement once the UK has departed the EU; if so, whether they have begun any such discussions with Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay; and when they expect any such negotiations to be concluded. more like this
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Baroness Crawley more like this
star this property uin HL16871 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The EU-Mercosur trade agreement reached political conclusion on 28 June 2019. This means that we have yet to receive the final text, which would be needed to assess the impacts of the final negotiated outcome, including which commercial sectors would benefit. This text is unlikely to be available for some time since the EU and Mercosur are still finalising the details of the agreement, which will then need to undergo legal review and official translation.</p><p>We welcome the news of political conclusion between the EU and Mercosur on a Free Trade Agreement. As a global champion of trade, the UK has been a strong advocate for these negotiations. The UK has longstanding positive bilateral relationships with individual Mercosur countries and we look forward to deepening our trading ties as we leave the EU. We will be working with our Mercosur partners to develop our future trade relationship in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL16870 more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T16:22:47.907Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T16:22:47.907Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie remove filter
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3386
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Crawley more like this
1135445
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star this property date less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
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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 Arms Trade: Bahrain more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government why they have suspended the issuance of new export licences for the sale of arms to Bahrain. more like this
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Lord Scriven more like this
star this property uin HL16766 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
star this property answer text <p>The Government is carefully considering the implications of the Court of Appeal judgment of 20 June for decision making. While we do this, we will not grant any new licences for exports to Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners (UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain and Egypt) for possible use in the conflict in Yemen. We disagree with the judgment and are seeking permission to appeal.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2019-07-11T12:00:42.767Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-11T12:00:42.767Z
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4169
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Scriven more like this
1135061
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star this property date less than 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
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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 Graduates: Pay more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they will take to ensure that longitudinal education outcomes data take account of regional variations in salaries across the UK. more like this
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Lord Blunkett more like this
star this property uin HL16688 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
star this property answer text <p>We have recently received data on the current region of residence of graduates in the 2016/17 tax year and have incorporated this into the Longitudinal Education Outcomes data. The Department for Education has announced that we will be publishing experimental statistics using this data to look at the employment and earnings outcomes of graduates by their geographical location on 18 July 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2019-07-05T11:37:21.457Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-05T11:37:21.457Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Blunkett more like this