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star this property date less than 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
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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 Universities: Admissions more like this
unstar this property house id 2 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 how many unconditional offers have been made by universities to school and college leavers in each year since 2010; and in each of those years, what percentage of total offers were unconditional. more like this
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Lord Bassam of Brighton more like this
star this property uin HL13147 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
unstar this property answer text <p>Applicants to full-time undergraduate degrees apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). UCAS have published data on the number of unconditional offers and the proportion of offers made that were unconditional since 2010. The data covers offers made to 18 year olds from England, Northern Ireland and Wales.</p><p>The table shows the number of unconditional offers made and the proportion of offers made that were unconditional to 18 year old applicants from England, Northern Ireland, and Wales.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of unconditional offers</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Proportion of offers made that were unconditional</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>5,105</p></td><td><p>0.6%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>3,355</p></td><td><p>0.4%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>2,605</p></td><td><p>0.3%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>2,985</p></td><td><p>0.4%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>12,115</p></td><td><p>1.4%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>23,410</p></td><td><p>2.5%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>36,825</p></td><td><p>3.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>51,615</p></td><td><p>5.3%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>67,915</p></td><td><p>7.1%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>Source: UCAS End of Cycle reports 2017 and 2018:</p><p><a href="https://www.ucas.com/file/196151/download?token=jzRAy4kS" target="_blank">https://www.ucas.com/file/196151/download?token=jzRAy4kS</a>.</p><p><a href="https://www.ucas.com/file/140406/download?token=pfzLAKRe" target="_blank">https://www.ucas.com/file/140406/download?token=pfzLAKRe</a>.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Notes</p><ol><li>UCAS defines an unconditional offer as a provider decision to grant a place to an applicant that is not subject to the applicant satisfying academic and/or other criteria.A conditional unconditional offer is an offer made by a provider which was originally conditional, but becomes unconditional if the applicant selects that offer as their firm (first) choice. By definition, conditional unconditional offers that are selected as a firm choice by the applicant become unconditional and are also included in the unconditional offers group.Offer with an unconditional component are defined as an offers showing as having an element of unconditional offer-making, that is, unconditional offers plus conditional unconditional offers that have not been selected as firm (and hence remain conditional unconditional).</li><li>Figures provided in the table are based on the offer status at the 30 June application deadline.</li><li>Data on conditional unconditional offers, and offers that had an unconditional component have not been included in the table due to data not being published prior to 2013.</li></ol><p> </p><p> </p><p>Information regarding which universities allocated places to applicants on an unconditional basis and for each of those universities, what percentage of total offers were unconditional in each of those years is not held centrally.</p><p>However, on 31 January UCAS published data on unconditional offers by each provider for the first time as part of their 2018 End of Cycle data releases. For each provider, UCAS have published data on the number and proportion of offers that were unconditional, conditional unconditional, and offers that had an unconditional component since 2013. Further information can be found at: <a href="https://www.ucas.com/data-and-analysis/undergraduate-statistics-and-reports/ucas-undergraduate-end-cycle-reports/2018-ucas-undergraduate-unconditional-offer-making-provider-reports" target="_blank">https://www.ucas.com/data-and-analysis/undergraduate-statistics-and-reports/ucas-undergraduate-end-cycle-reports/2018-ucas-undergraduate-unconditional-offer-making-provider-reports</a> – then select ‘Individual 2018 provider level unconditional offer-making CSVs’.</p><p> </p><p>The government are concerned by the increase in unconditional offers, and have asked the higher education (HE) regulator, the Office for Students (OfS), to monitor and review how they are being used by HE providers. Where institutions cannot justify the rising numbers being offered we have made clear to the OfS that they should use the full range of powers at their disposal to take action.</p>
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL13148 more like this
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less than 2019-02-11T14:01:28.67Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-11T14:01:28.67Z
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star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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3504
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bassam of Brighton remove filter
1049559
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
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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 Universities: Admissions more like this
unstar this property house id 2 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 which universities allocated places to applicants on an unconditional basis in each year since 2010; and for each of those universities, what percentage of total offers were unconditional in each of those years. more like this
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Lord Bassam of Brighton more like this
star this property uin HL13148 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 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
unstar this property answer text <p>Applicants to full-time undergraduate degrees apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). UCAS have published data on the number of unconditional offers and the proportion of offers made that were unconditional since 2010. The data covers offers made to 18 year olds from England, Northern Ireland and Wales.</p><p>The table shows the number of unconditional offers made and the proportion of offers made that were unconditional to 18 year old applicants from England, Northern Ireland, and Wales.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of unconditional offers</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Proportion of offers made that were unconditional</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>5,105</p></td><td><p>0.6%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>3,355</p></td><td><p>0.4%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>2,605</p></td><td><p>0.3%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>2,985</p></td><td><p>0.4%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>12,115</p></td><td><p>1.4%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>23,410</p></td><td><p>2.5%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>36,825</p></td><td><p>3.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>51,615</p></td><td><p>5.3%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>67,915</p></td><td><p>7.1%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>Source: UCAS End of Cycle reports 2017 and 2018:</p><p><a href="https://www.ucas.com/file/196151/download?token=jzRAy4kS" target="_blank">https://www.ucas.com/file/196151/download?token=jzRAy4kS</a>.</p><p><a href="https://www.ucas.com/file/140406/download?token=pfzLAKRe" target="_blank">https://www.ucas.com/file/140406/download?token=pfzLAKRe</a>.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Notes</p><ol><li>UCAS defines an unconditional offer as a provider decision to grant a place to an applicant that is not subject to the applicant satisfying academic and/or other criteria.A conditional unconditional offer is an offer made by a provider which was originally conditional, but becomes unconditional if the applicant selects that offer as their firm (first) choice. By definition, conditional unconditional offers that are selected as a firm choice by the applicant become unconditional and are also included in the unconditional offers group.Offer with an unconditional component are defined as an offers showing as having an element of unconditional offer-making, that is, unconditional offers plus conditional unconditional offers that have not been selected as firm (and hence remain conditional unconditional).</li><li>Figures provided in the table are based on the offer status at the 30 June application deadline.</li><li>Data on conditional unconditional offers, and offers that had an unconditional component have not been included in the table due to data not being published prior to 2013.</li></ol><p> </p><p> </p><p>Information regarding which universities allocated places to applicants on an unconditional basis and for each of those universities, what percentage of total offers were unconditional in each of those years is not held centrally.</p><p>However, on 31 January UCAS published data on unconditional offers by each provider for the first time as part of their 2018 End of Cycle data releases. For each provider, UCAS have published data on the number and proportion of offers that were unconditional, conditional unconditional, and offers that had an unconditional component since 2013. Further information can be found at: <a href="https://www.ucas.com/data-and-analysis/undergraduate-statistics-and-reports/ucas-undergraduate-end-cycle-reports/2018-ucas-undergraduate-unconditional-offer-making-provider-reports" target="_blank">https://www.ucas.com/data-and-analysis/undergraduate-statistics-and-reports/ucas-undergraduate-end-cycle-reports/2018-ucas-undergraduate-unconditional-offer-making-provider-reports</a> – then select ‘Individual 2018 provider level unconditional offer-making CSVs’.</p><p> </p><p>The government are concerned by the increase in unconditional offers, and have asked the higher education (HE) regulator, the Office for Students (OfS), to monitor and review how they are being used by HE providers. Where institutions cannot justify the rising numbers being offered we have made clear to the OfS that they should use the full range of powers at their disposal to take action.</p>
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL13147 more like this
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less than 2019-02-11T14:01:28.593Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-11T14:01:28.593Z
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star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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3504
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bassam of Brighton remove filter
1029602
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-20more like thismore than 2018-12-20
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Renewable Energy: Feed-in Tariffs 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the net saving to energy companies as a result of the decision to end feed-in tariffs; and why they decided to change their policy. more like this
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Lord Bassam of Brighton more like this
star this property uin HL12488 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 2019-01-07more like thismore than 2019-01-07
unstar this property answer text <p>We announced on 18 December 2018 our decision to close the export tariff alongside the generation tariff because we do not believe that the current Feed-in Tariffs flat rate aligns with the Government’s vision for fairer, cost reflective pricing.</p><p> </p><p>The potential effects of the export tariff closure is set out in the Impact Assessment that accompanied the Feed-in Tariffs (FIT) closure Government response.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2019-01-07T14:20:18.027Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-07T14:20:18.027Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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star this property file name FITs_2018_Consultation__Response_Impact_Assessment_signed.pdf more like this
star this property title FITs 2018 Consultation Response IA more like this
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3504
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bassam of Brighton remove filter
1028319
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
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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 European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what contingency arrangements they are putting in place to amend, repeal or revoke the European Union Withdrawal Act 2018 and delegated legislation made under that Act in the event that the UK does not leave the EU on 29 March 2019. more like this
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Lord Bassam of Brighton more like this
star this property uin HL12393 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 2019-01-07more like thismore than 2019-01-07
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to leaving the European Union on the 29 March 2019, and delivering the deal negotiated with the EU remains the Government’s top priority.</p><p><strong></strong><br><br></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Callanan more like this
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less than 2019-01-07T15:26:30.083Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-07T15:26:30.083Z
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4336
star this property label Biography information for Lord Callanan more like this
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3504
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bassam of Brighton remove filter
1036993
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star this property date less than 2019-01-07more like thismore than 2019-01-07
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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 Brexit: Government Bills 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the number of outstanding pieces of primary legislaation which will be required to give effect to Brexit before 29 March 2019. more like this
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Lord Bassam of Brighton more like this
star this property uin HL12635 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 2019-01-22more like thismore than 2019-01-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government has undertaken extensive work to identify the primary legislation essential to deliver our exit from the EU in different scenarios. Five exit-related bills have been passed, six more are making their way through Parliament and we will need to pass the EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill to give effect to the Withdrawal Agreement in UK law.</p><p>We will introduce further exit legislation as necessary, both before and after exit day, to ensure that we have the right legal frameworks to implement our withdrawal from the European Union.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Callanan more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL12636 more like this
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less than 2019-01-22T12:13:45.903Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-22T12:13:45.903Z
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4336
star this property label Biography information for Lord Callanan more like this
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3504
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bassam of Brighton remove filter
1036994
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-07more like thismore than 2019-01-07
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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 Brexit: Government Bills 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government which Government bills will be required to give effect to Brexit before 29 March 2019. more like this
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Lord Bassam of Brighton more like this
star this property uin HL12636 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 2019-01-22more like thismore than 2019-01-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government has undertaken extensive work to identify the primary legislation essential to deliver our exit from the EU in different scenarios. Five exit-related bills have been passed, six more are making their way through Parliament and we will need to pass the EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill to give effect to the Withdrawal Agreement in UK law.</p><p>We will introduce further exit legislation as necessary, both before and after exit day, to ensure that we have the right legal frameworks to implement our withdrawal from the European Union.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Callanan more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL12635 more like this
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less than 2019-01-22T12:13:45.95Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-22T12:13:45.95Z
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4336
star this property label Biography information for Lord Callanan more like this
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3504
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bassam of Brighton remove filter
1036995
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star this property date less than 2019-01-07more like thismore than 2019-01-07
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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 Brexit: Statutory Instruments 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government which statutory instruments will require parliamentary approval before 29 March 2019 in order to give effect to Brexit. more like this
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Lord Bassam of Brighton more like this
star this property uin HL12637 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 2019-01-22more like thismore than 2019-01-22
unstar this property answer text <p>We currently anticipate the number of statutory instruments required before exit day to be below 600, and more than half of the SIs required have been laid. As of 21 January 2019, 331 EU Exit SIs have been laid.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Callanan more like this
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less than 2019-01-22T12:13:00.903Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-22T12:13:00.903Z
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4336
star this property label Biography information for Lord Callanan more like this
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3504
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bassam of Brighton remove filter
1037584
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-08more like thismore than 2019-01-08
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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 Brexit: Statutory Instruments 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to complete the passage of all outstanding statutory instruments relating to Brexit before 29 March 2019; and if not, what is their proposed timetable for completion. more like this
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Lord Bassam of Brighton more like this
star this property uin HL12643 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 2019-01-15more like thismore than 2019-01-15
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government remains confident that all required SIs will be brought forward in time for exit day.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Callanan more like this
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less than 2019-01-15T13:57:49.357Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-15T13:57:49.357Z
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4336
star this property label Biography information for Lord Callanan more like this
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3504
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bassam of Brighton remove filter
1037585
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-08more like thismore than 2019-01-08
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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 Brexit 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to suspend Article 50 in the event that Parliament rejects the current Brexit deal. more like this
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Lord Bassam of Brighton more like this
star this property uin HL12644 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-15more like thismore than 2019-01-15
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government’s firm policy remains that we will not extend or revoke the Article 50 notice. As a result, we will be leaving the European Union on 20 March 2019.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Callanan more like this
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less than 2019-01-15T15:51:39.523Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-15T15:51:39.523Z
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4336
star this property label Biography information for Lord Callanan more like this
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3504
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bassam of Brighton remove filter
1046302
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star this property date less than 2019-01-22more like thismore than 2019-01-22
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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 Borders: Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property house id 2 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 plans, if any, they have to erect a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland in the event of a no-deal Brexit; and what costs have been incurred so far in preparation for such an outcome. more like this
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Lord Bassam of Brighton more like this
star this property uin HL13011 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-04more like thismore than 2019-02-04
unstar this property answer text <p>Delivering a deal with the EU remains the best way to guarantee no hard border. The UK Government is clear that, in the event of no deal, we will do everything in our power to prevent a return to a hard border.</p><p>The Government recognises that in a no deal scenario it would need to engage constructively with Ireland and the Commission to find the best way to avoid a hard border.</p><p>In all scenarios the UK will be unwavering in its commitment to the Belfast Agreement and the people of Northern Ireland.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Callanan more like this
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less than 2019-02-04T15:19:23.327Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-04T15:19:23.327Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Callanan more like this
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3504
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bassam of Brighton remove filter