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star this property date less than 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property hansard heading Antarctic: Marine Protected Areas more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he will take to advance proposals to create an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary in the Weddell Sea, following the failure to reach an agreement on such proposals at the meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources in autumn 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 223125 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 2019-02-27more like thismore than 2019-02-27
star this property answer text <p>The UK remains engaged with a range of developments to help secure early adoption of a Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the Weddell Sea. British scientists are participating in scientific expeditions to the Weddell Sea during this Antarctic season, and in a series of international scientific workshops and meetings, to further develop the scientific case for the MPA proposal. The UK is also continuing to engage with counterparts from other Member States in the Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources to find a way to move forward on this, and other outstanding, MPA proposals.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2019-02-27T16:11:31.12Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-27T16:11:31.12Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
1064109
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property hansard heading Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Apprentices more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what proportion of the staff employed by his Department are apprentices. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wythenshawe and Sale East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mike Kane more like this
star this property uin 223520 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 2019-02-25more like thismore than 2019-02-25
star this property answer text <p>As of 31 January 2019, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) employed 99 apprentices, of whom 57 work for our Trading Fund, FCO Services. This is 1.69 per cent (an increase of 0.34 per cent from January 2018) of the total of FCO and FCO Services UK-based staff worldwide, and 2.59 per cent (an increase of 0.59 per cent from January 2018) of our staff working in the UK. We expect a further 22 staff to enrol on an apprenticeship by 31 March 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2019-02-25T17:11:11.677Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-25T17:11:11.677Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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4316
unstar this property label Biography information for Mike Kane more like this
1086673
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property hansard heading Ilois: Finance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 11 October 2018 to Question 170339 on Ilois Finance, how much of the £40 million fund for Chagossians has been allocated to date; to whom that funding has been allocated; and for what purposes that money has been allocated. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wythenshawe and Sale East more like this
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Mike Kane more like this
star this property uin 230807 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-03-14
star this property answer text <p>​£312,899.37 of the £40 million fund has been spent to date, largely on implementing an expanded programme of Heritage Visits for Chagossians to the British Indian Ocean Territory. Officials are continuing work to identify areas for broader support package funding. The bulk of the funding will be allocated once we have a clear assessment of need, and an agreed mechanism for effectively and fairly disbursing funds in collaboration with the Chagossian communities in the UK, Seychelles and Mauritius.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2019-03-14T16:00:17.79Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-14T16:00:17.79Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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4316
unstar this property label Biography information for Mike Kane more like this
1086679
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property hansard heading British Indian Ocean Territory: Environment Protection more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the Chagos Conservation Trust has returned any unspent funds that were provided by his Department for the purposes of the Chagossian Outreach Programme; and how much in total (a) was and (b) remains to be provided for that programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wythenshawe and Sale East more like this
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Mike Kane more like this
star this property uin 230811 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-03-14
star this property answer text <p>The Chagos Environmental Outreach Project (later named Connect Chagos) ran from March 2012 to December 2015. In total just over £330,000 was provided by the British Indian Ocean Territory Administration to the Chagos Conservation Trust and Zoological Society for London for the delivery of the programme. At the end of the programme, an underspend of £16,745 was reported. The British Indian Ocean Territory Administration is in discussions with the Chagos Conservation Trust about options for the use of this underspend. No additional funding remains to be provided.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2019-03-14T16:01:34.163Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-14T16:01:34.163Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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4316
unstar this property label Biography information for Mike Kane more like this
1056018
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star this property date less than 2019-02-06more like thismore than 2019-02-06
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property hansard heading Zimbabwe: Human Rights more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
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 human rights violations that have recently taken place in Zimbabwe. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Woking more like this
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Mr Jonathan Lord more like this
star this property uin 217580 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 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
star this property answer text <p>Figures from the respected Zimbabwe Human Rights Non-Government Organisations (NGO) Forum and the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission suggest at least 17 deaths, 81 gunshot injuries and many hundreds of other injuries. They also recorded at least 17 incidents of sexual assault by security forces and 873 arrests and detentions.</p><p>I summoned the Zimbabwean Ambassador on 17 January and spoke to Foreign Minister Moyo on 30 January, to express our concern at the ongoing situation, urge the security forces to stop using disproportionate force, and to investigate any cases of alleged human rights violations.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-02-13T15:02:52.773Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-13T15:02:52.773Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jonathan Lord more like this
1079338
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-28more like thismore than 2019-02-28
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property hansard heading Sudan: 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Sudanese counterpart on recent reports of the arrest by the Sudan police of fourteen academics in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Woking more like this
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Mr Jonathan Lord more like this
star this property uin 227100 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 2019-03-08more like thismore than 2019-03-08
star this property answer text <p>We are aware of an incident in February during which a number of academics were arrested by Sudan's security services following a protest outside the University of Khartoum. We understand that these individuals were released within 24 hours. The UK has made frequent representations to the Government of Sudan through official engagement in Khartoum, public messaging and at Ministerial levels, urging the authorities to respect in full the right of the Sudanese people to protest. We continue to call for the immediate release of all of those detained as a result of protests, and for them to be treated in accordance with international standards.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-03-08T09:22:46.727Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-08T09:22:46.727Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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4090
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jonathan Lord more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-27more like thismore than 2019-02-27
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property hansard heading India: Terrorism more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make an assessment of the human rights implications of the four killings by Indian military and paramilitary forces in the town of Pulwama on 18 February 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Ham more like this
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Lyn Brown more like this
star this property uin 226636 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 2019-03-06more like thismore than 2019-03-06
star this property answer text <p>We are aware of reports of violence and action in Kashmir. Intercommunal violence and evictions of this type are never acceptable. We encourage all states to uphold their international human rights obligations and make clear that any allegations must be investigated thoroughly, promptly and transparently.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
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less than 2019-03-06T15:14:39.24Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-06T15:14:39.24Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lyn Brown more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-27more like thismore than 2019-02-27
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property hansard heading India: Terrorism more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make an assessment of reports of revenge violence and revenge evictions against people of Kashmiri origin in India after the suicide attack of 14 February 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Ham more like this
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Lyn Brown more like this
star this property uin 226637 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 2019-03-06more like thismore than 2019-03-06
star this property answer text <p>We are aware of reports of violence and action in Kashmir. Intercommunal violence and evictions of this type are never acceptable. We encourage all states to uphold their international human rights obligations and make clear that any allegations must be investigated thoroughly, promptly and transparently.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
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less than 2019-03-06T15:36:28.293Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-06T15:36:28.293Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lyn Brown more like this
1078653
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-27more like thismore than 2019-02-27
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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star this property hansard heading Zimbabwe: Demonstrations more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he is making to the Zimbabwean Government on respecting the rights of protesters. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Bromwich West more like this
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Mr Adrian Bailey more like this
star this property uin 226526 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 2019-03-06more like thismore than 2019-03-06
star this property answer text <p>​We continue to call on the Government of Zimbabwe to investigate all allegations of human rights violations and urge them to follow the due process of law for all those arrested in connection to January's protests. The British Embassy in Harare regularly raise the rights of protestors in their meetings with the Government of Zimbabwe.</p><p>I summoned the Zimbabwean Ambassador on 17 January to urge the security forces to stop using disproportionate force and reinforce the right of the people of Zimbabwe to protest. On 30 January, I spoke to Zimbabwean Foreign Minister Moyo, repeating our calls for an end to human rights abuses and a full investigation into all alleged abuse, including arbitrary arrests.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-03-06T16:25:09.107Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-06T16:25:09.107Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Adrian Bailey more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property hansard heading Iraq: Politics and Government more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What recent diplomatic steps his Department has taken to support peace and stability in Iraq. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North more like this
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Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 909450 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 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
star this property answer text <p>I visited Iraq last month and held useful discussions with leaders from the Government of Iraq and Kurdistan Regional Governemnt. We discussed how the UK and Iraq could cooperate together to promote peace and stability in Iraq. I announced a further £30 million in funding to help rebuild Iraq and reinvigorate the economy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2019-02-26T17:33:08.423Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-26T17:33:08.423Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this