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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
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unstar 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
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Statement by Baroness Anelay of St Johns on 13 July (HLWS43), what are (1) the UK obligations to the EU, and (2) the EU obligations to the UK, "that will survive the UK's withdrawal"; and how they intend to resolve those obligations. more like this
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Lord Kinnock more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-08-02more like thismore than 2017-08-02
star this property answer text <p>The terms of the UK’s departure from the EU will depend on negotiations with the EU and other Member States. There is no established precedent for leaving the EU.</p><p>We are focussed on securing the best possible deal for the United Kingdom as we leave the European Union.</p><p>The UK is a country that meets its international obligations and we will work with the EU to determine a fair settlement of the UK’s rights and obligations as a departing Member State, in accordance with the law and in the spirit of our continuing partnership.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2017-08-02T14:32:10.433Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kinnock more like this
753310
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to increase the use of rooftop solar power. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL998 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-27more like thismore than 2017-07-27
star this property answer text <p>Solar PV is a UK success story. In 2013 we estimated that solar capacity would reach 10-12GW by 2020. We now expect Government support to bring forward around 13 GW by 2020. The Feed-in Tariff remains open to solar PV which provides an incentive for businesses to invest in rooftop solar.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-07-27T13:33:03.163Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
753309
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken, if any, to engage with the European Parliament's inquiry into Money Laundering, Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL997 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-28more like thismore than 2017-07-28
star this property answer text <p>The Government has engaged constructively with the European Parliament's Committee of Inquiry into Money Laundering, Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion‎.</p><p> </p><p>In February 2017, the previous Financial Secretary to the Treasury and the previous Economic Secretary to the Treasury wrote to the Chair of the European Parliament to set out the extensive recent steps the UK had taken in these areas. In the same month, Members of the Committee visited London and met with senior officials from the UK's cross-agency Panama Papers Taskforce to discuss their important work.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2017-07-28T12:33:37.203Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-28T12:33:37.203Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
753308
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what progress have they made in reducing the national debt. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL996 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-28more like thismore than 2017-07-28
star this property answer text <p>In 2010 the government inherited the largest deficit since the Second World War at 9.9% of GDP in 2009-10. Since then the government has reduced the deficit by three quarters to 2.4% of GDP last year. Without this reduction the level of debt would be even higher than its level of 86.8% of GDP at the end of March 2017.</p><p> </p><p>The government has committed to ensure Public Sector Net Debt as a share of GDP is falling in 2020-21. In their March 2017 forecast the Office for Budget Responsibility forecast that the government will meet this target two years early in 2018-19.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2017-07-28T12:33:52.503Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-28T12:33:52.503Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
753303
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar 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
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many seats are available for civilians on Falklands Airbridge flights. more like this
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
star this property uin HL991 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-08-01more like thismore than 2017-08-01
star this property answer text <p>​The Minister of Defence provides 31 seats per flight on the South Atlantic Airbridge to the Falkland Island Government for onward sale to the public.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2017-08-01T15:19:59.19Zmore like thismore than 2017-08-01T15:19:59.19Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
753302
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unstar this property date less than 2017-07-18more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
unstar 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
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what arrangements they intend to negotiate for the border between Gibraltar and Spain. more like this
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
star this property uin HL990 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-08-01more like thismore than 2017-08-01
star this property answer text <p>Ensuring a well-functioning Gibraltar-Spain border is a key objective for the UK Government. A well-functioning border is also in the interests of the surrounding Spanish region, including the thousands of Spanish workers who cross the border every day. As the Prime Minister said in her statement to the House of Commons on 29 March, we are absolutely steadfast in our support of Gibraltar, its people and its economy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2017-08-01T11:17:03.357Zmore like thismore than 2017-08-01T11:17:03.357Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
753301
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unstar this property date less than 2017-07-18more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar 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 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 Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the government of the US regarding bringing forward repairs to the Wideawake airfield runway on Ascension. more like this
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
star this property uin HL989 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-27more like thismore than 2017-07-27
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence, the lead Government Department for the refurbishment of the Wideawake runway, continues to liaise closely and regularly with the US Department of Defense and State Department regarding their plans for the interim repair work and a full resurfacing programme. The UK Government continues to work with the US to scope options to bring forward the refurbishment, but due to the remote nature of Ascension Island options are limited by logistical constraints.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2017-07-27T14:05:47.097Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-27T14:05:47.097Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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248
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
753299
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unstar this property date less than 2017-07-18more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what is the budget for the Health and Safety Executive for 2017–18; how many inspectors it expects to employ in 2017–18; and how many inspectors it employed in each of the last five years. more like this
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Baroness Jolly more like this
star this property uin HL987 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-28more like thismore than 2017-07-28
star this property answer text <p>HSE’s net budget for 2017-18 is £136 million (which includes planned expenditure of £232 million, offset by planned income of £96 million).</p><p> </p><p>During 2017-18 we are seeking to maintain inspector numbers at or around the level as at 31 March 2017 which is stated below, along with the four previous years.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Number of HSE inspectors at 31 March</strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>31 March 2013</p></td><td><p>31 March 2014</p></td><td><p>31 March 2015</p></td><td><p>31 March 2016</p></td><td><p>31 March 2017</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1,115</p></td><td><p>1,051</p></td><td><p>1,038</p></td><td><p>1,037</p></td><td><p>988</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Buscombe more like this
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less than 2017-07-28T11:12:54.233Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-28T11:12:54.233Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Buscombe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Jolly more like this
753294
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Home Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government whether they will use the services of the Red Cross and of other voluntary sector staff and volunteers to identify adults and children now in Europoe who may be qualified to come to the UK. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL982 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-31more like thismore than 2017-07-31
star this property answer text <p>The Government continues to work with Greece, France and Italy and works collaboratively with NGOs and International organisations, including British Red Cross, UNHCR and Unicef to ensure the safe and efficient identification and transfer of eligible children as well as to ensure the efficient operation of the Dublin Regulation.</p><p>We have secondees in Greece and Italy who are working with those Member States and relevant partners to provide advice and support on the process for transferring eligible children under section 67 in the future. In addition, we continue to work with EU partners and NGOs to ensure the efficient operation of the Dublin Regulation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2017-07-31T14:46:36.05Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-31T14:46:36.05Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
753293
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Home Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
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star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many failed asylum applicants in the UK are stateless; how many lack the necessary documents to leave the UK; and what action they are taking to enable those who can safely leave to do so. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL981 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-08-01more like thismore than 2017-08-01
star this property answer text <p>I am sorry but the data required to answer the question is not recorded in a way that can be reported on accurately. However, the Home Office publishes figures on the outcome of asylum claims made during each calendar year in the table 01q of the Immigration Statistics release. A copy of the latest release, Immigration Statistics January to March 2017, is available from;</p><ul><li><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office/series/immigration-statistics-quarterly-release" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office/series/immigration-statistics-quarterly-release</a>.</li><li><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-january-to-march-2017/list-of-tables#asylum" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-january-to-march-2017/list-of-tables#asylum</a></li></ul><p>The UK is a signatory to the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness. In April 2013, the UK introduced Immigration Rules to allow stateless persons to be formally recognised as stateless and granted leave to remain where they do not otherwise qualify under any other provisions and cannot be removed to the country of their former habitual residence because they are not admissible for purposes of residence there. Those who have committed serious crimes or are considered to be a danger to the security or the public order of the UK are not eligible for stateless leave. Those who qualify under the Immigration Rules are normally granted 30 months limited leave to remain and can apply for further leave when that expires. They are eligible to apply for settlement after completing 5 years limited leave.</p><p> </p><p>Stateless persons and their dependent children, who believe that they have a fear of return to their home country, can also make an application for asylum under the 1951 Refugee Convention. Those who qualify under the Immigration Rules are normally granted limited leave to remain for a 5 year period, with the option to apply for settlement when that leave expires.</p><p>A stateless person may also make an application to register as a British citizen, if they are not recognised as a citizen of any country, providing they meet the qualifying criteria.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2017-08-01T13:08:32.493Zmore like thismore than 2017-08-01T13:08:32.493Z
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this