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star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Tobacco 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 08 May 2019 to Question 249959 on Tobacco, if his Department will establish a publicly accessible central record of contacts made between departmental officials and tobacco stakeholders; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 272893 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 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
star this property answer text <p>The Government takes seriously its obligations as a Party to the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. The Department has no plans to establish a central record of meetings between officials and tobacco stakeholders or to publish such information. The Secretary of State does not intend to make a statement on this matter.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-07-11T14:43:18.013Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-11T14:43:18.013Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1137586
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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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
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Mohammed al-Roken 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 discussions he has had with his Emirati counterpart on the political prisoner Mohammed al-Roken. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 274580 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 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
star this property answer text <p>​ The UK has a strong history of protecting human rights and promoting our values globally. The depth and breadth of our relationship with the United Arab Emirates means we can express concerns on a range of issues in a frank and open way at all levels, and regularly raise human rights issues. We have not made specific representations about Mr al-Roken.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-07-11T15:35:29.053Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-11T15:35:29.053Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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4488
unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1143238
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Julian Assange 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 25 June 2019 to Question 267367 on Julian Assange, when the UK Government’s response to the Urgent Appeal from the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment will be published. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 284680 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 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
star this property answer text <p>​The UK is committed to supporting the Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council. The UK response to the 'Urgent Appeal' from the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment has been delayed but will be published as soon as it is submitted.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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less than 2019-09-05T14:10:45.193Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-05T14:10:45.193Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1132453
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Arthritis: Health Services 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 Health and Social Care, what steps his Department has taken to (a) ensure patient safety and (b) support pioneering medical research to tackle (i) rheumatoid arthritis and (ii) other inflammatory conditions in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 265579 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 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>The Government remains committed to leaving the European Union with a deal. However, as a responsible Government, we must plan for every eventuality, including no deal.</p><p>We have been working closely with partners across the health and care system and industry to ensure the continued health and safety of patients, including ensuring supplies of medicines and medical products, and securing the future of our EU health and care workforce.</p><p>The Department has published EU Exit operational readiness guidance for the health and care system in England outlining actions that providers and commissioners of health and social care services should take to prepare for, and manage, the risks of a no deal exit scenario.</p><p>We continue to monitor and analyse overall staffing levels across the National Health Service and adult social care, and we are working across Government to ensure there will continue to be sufficient staff to deliver the high-quality services on which the public relies following the UK’s exit from the EU.</p><p>The UK has an outstanding track record for research into rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory conditions. The Government invests over £1 billion in health research through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). This provides direct funding for health research and clinical trials and also the skills, facilities and infrastructure to undertake clinical trials in the health and care service funded by public, charity and industry funders.</p><p>In 2017/18, the NIHR provided £11.7 million funding for research on the inflammatory and immune system (this includes rheumatoid arthritis, connective tissue diseases, autoimmune diseases, allergies and normal development and function of the immune system, as per the UK Clinical Research Collaboration Health Research Classification System, of which £1.2 million was for research on rheumatoid arthritis. In addition, the NIHR Clinical Research Network provides the support to deliver research by public, charity and industry funders in the health and care system.</p><p>The UK and the EU have a long record of jointly tackling global challenges, with strong existing links already in place between our research and innovation communities, and we want to continue this important collaboration in science, research and innovation, including in pioneering medical research for rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory conditions.</p><p>As a responsible Government, we are continuing to prepare for all scenarios. In the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal at the end of this extension period, the Government has confirmed that the funding commitments made under the guarantee and the extension still stand. Through these commitments, the Government will underwrite funding for all successful competitive eligible UK bids to Horizon 2020 that are submitted before the end of the Programme. This guarantee will apply for the lifetime of projects and will provide funding for UK participation in pioneering Horizon 2020 medical research projects can continue.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T15:36:21.927Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T15:36:21.927Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1139655
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Internally Displaced People 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 support his Department provides to victims of forced displacement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 911999 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 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
star this property answer text <p>The UK remains at the forefront of refugee responses globally, providing both immediate lifesaving aid and access to jobs and education.</p><p>We helped develop and agree the new Global Compact on Refugees and have backed the call for a new UN High Level Panel to tackle internal displacement.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-07-17T15:54:31.963Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T15:54:31.963Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1143266
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Bus Services: Training 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 Transport, with reference to the Inclusive Transport Strategy, published on 25 July 2018, when his Department plans to publish guidance on what should be included in high quality training for bus drivers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 284575 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 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government remains committed to publishing best practice guidance on the provision of high quality disability awareness training for bus and coach drivers, to support operators to ensure that every driver has the knowledge and skills to assist disabled passengers.</p><p> </p><p>We will publish the guidance later in the year and will work with the bus and coach industry to encourage its adoption.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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less than 2019-09-05T12:06:52.637Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-05T12:06:52.637Z
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star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1136895
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star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Community Interest Companies: VAT 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of extending VAT relief to community interest companies; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 273430 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 2019-07-12more like thismore than 2019-07-12
star this property answer text <p>The Government makes available several VAT reliefs for charitable activities including zero rates for the construction of charitable buildings, sales of donated goods and charitable advertising.</p><p> </p><p>Under EU VAT law it is not possible to extend these reliefs to other organisations and while the UK remains a member of the EU our rights and obligations remain unchanged.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-07-12T07:35:52.117Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-12T07:35:52.117Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1141829
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star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Tobacco 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, what information his Department (a) collects and (b) publishes on (i) tobacco sales, (ii) profits, (iii) marketing and (iv) research. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 281814 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 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
star this property answer text HM Treasury does not collect data on tobacco sales, profits, marketing or research. HM Revenue &amp; Customs does collect those financial records necessary to establish tax liabilities of individual tobacco companies and retailers. Any financial data collected for this purpose is subject to taxpayer confidentiality and not published by HMRC. more like this
star this property answering member constituency Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T07:51:36.107Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T07:51:36.107Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Tobacco: Smuggling 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, if his Department will collect data on illicit tobacco seizures of less than 100,000 cigarettes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 281815 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 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
star this property answer text <p>HMRC currently collects data from all illicit tobacco seizures. Details of total volumes seized are published on an annual basis in the ‘Corporate Report: Outputs for tackling tobacco smuggling’. This can be found here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/tackling-tobacco-smuggling-2013-to-2014-outputs/outputs-for-april-2018-to-march-2019#cigarette-seizures" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/tackling-tobacco-smuggling-2013-to-2014-outputs/outputs-for-april-2018-to-march-2019#cigarette-seizures</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T08:00:53.44Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T08:00:53.44Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Tobacco: Smuggling 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to assess the extent of the illicit tobacco trade in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 281816 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 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
star this property answer text <p>HM Revenue and Customs estimates the size of the UK illicit tobacco market on an annual basis and publishes these estimates within its ‘Measuring Tax Gaps’ series of reports. The latest estimates are presented in Table 3.3, page 37, of the ‘Measuring Tax Gaps: 2019 edition report’, available at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/measuring-tax-gaps" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/measuring-tax-gaps</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T07:54:21.7Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T07:54:21.7Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this