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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
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Department for International Trade more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
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star this property hansard heading World Trade Organisation 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 International Trade, what (a) staff and (b) funding the Government provides to the World Trade Organisation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mid Sussex more like this
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Sir Nicholas Soames more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>The UK’s assessed contribution to the WTO for 2019 is 7,446,595 Swiss francs. The UK also supports and funds several projects, such as those run by the International Trade Centre (a joint agency of the WTO and UNCTAD), the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement Facility, the Enhanced Integrated Framework (a multi-donor trust fund) and the WTO Standards and Trade Development Facility which all focus on helping developing countries engage and participate in global trade. The UK funding for these projects is £55.25 million between 2016 and 2023.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, the United Kingdom is represented at the World Trade Organization by Julian Braithwaite, our Ambassador and Permanent Representative in Geneva. The Ambassador and his team play an active role in the work of the WTO, which is a member-led organisation. Since July 2016 the Government has increased its resourcing for the UK Mission to the UN and Other International Organisations in Geneva.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Meon Valley more like this
star this property answering member printed George Hollingbery more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T16:58:09.437Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T16:58:09.437Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir George Hollingbery more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Nicholas Soames remove filter