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registered interest false remove filter
date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
answering dept id 16 more like this
answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
hansard heading Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Private Education more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many children had their private school fees paid by his Department at (a) schools in the UK and (b) schools overseas in the most recent year for which figures are available. more like this
tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
tabling member printed
Emily Thornberry more like this
uin 196150 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction true more like this
date of answer less than 2018-12-03more like thismore than 2018-12-03
answer text <p>In Financial Year 2016/2017, the FCO funded the private school fees for the following number of children:</p><p>(a) At schools in the UK: <ins class="ministerial">541</ins> <del class="ministerial">393 </del></p><p>(b) At schools overseas: 1074</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan remove filter
question first answered
less than 2018-12-03T17:47:04.83Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-03T17:47:04.83Z
question first ministerially corrected
less than 2019-03-18T12:42:38.147Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-18T12:42:38.147Z
answering member
343
label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
previous answer version
89699
answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
answering member
343
label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
tabling member
1536
label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
1015497
registered interest false remove filter
date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
answering dept id 16 more like this
answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
hansard heading Mediterranean Sea: Rescue Services more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he plans to tackle the criminalisation of humanitarian assistance to migrants as evidenced by the recent seizure of the migrant rescue vessel Aquarius; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Leeds North East more like this
tabling member printed
Fabian Hamilton more like this
uin 196123 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction true more like this
date of answer less than 2018-12-05more like thismore than 2018-12-05
answer text <p>The UK Government is aware<ins class="ministerial"> that, on 20 November 2018, Italian authorities issued a warrant for </ins> <del class="ministerial">of</del> the seizure of the Marine Vessel Aquarius <del class="ministerial">by the Italian authorities</del> on grounds of waste pollution.<ins class="ministerial"> According to the ship's operators, the vessel has been at the French port of Marseille since 4 October 2018 and, in the absence of a Flag State, is unable to leave port. Consequently the warrant has not yet been executed. It</ins> <del class="ministerial">The vessel operated as a Search and Rescue vessel in the central Mediterranean by Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) 'SOS Méditerranée' and 'Médicins Sans Frontières' until September 2018. This matter is now subject to Italian legal processes and it</del> is not appropriate for the UK Government to comment<ins class="ministerial"> on the legal process initiated by the Italian authorities</ins>. <del class="ministerial">We recognise the importance of Search and Rescue in the Mediterranean and value the contribution of NGOs in saving lives at sea. We are concerned about the increasing fatality rate that has coincided with the effective cessation of the Search and Rescue operations in the central Mediterranean due to the lack of assurances over safe disembarkation arrangements. We will continue to be involved with efforts to find a solution.</del></p>
answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan remove filter
question first answered
less than 2018-12-05T12:05:59.147Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-05T12:05:59.147Z
question first ministerially corrected
less than 2018-12-17T11:44:56.953Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-17T11:44:56.953Z
answering member
343
label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
previous answer version
90092
answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
answering member
343
label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
tabling member
415
label Biography information for Fabian Hamilton more like this
1124990
registered interest false remove filter
date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
answering dept id 16 more like this
answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
hansard heading St Helena: Fisheries more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will publish the (a) permitted geographic catch locations and (b) permitted species and catch volumes under licenses sold by the Saint Helena Government to the Argos Fishing Company in (i) 2016, (ii) 2017 and (iii) 2018. more like this
tabling member constituency Richmond Park more like this
tabling member printed
Zac Goldsmith more like this
uin 251370 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction true more like this
date of answer less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
answer text <p>The sale of commercial fishing licenses<ins class="ministerial">, and conditions within the licenses such as location and target species, are</ins> <del class="ministerial">is</del> the responsibility of the St Helena Government.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan remove filter
question first answered
less than 2019-05-13T16:40:18.173Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T16:40:18.173Z
question first ministerially corrected
less than 2019-05-14T10:51:05.423Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T10:51:05.423Z
answering member
343
label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
previous answer version
117704
answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
answering member
343
label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
tabling member
4062
label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
1000221
registered interest false remove filter
date less than 2018-11-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
answering dept id 16 more like this
answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
hansard heading Jeremy Corbyn more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the potential implications for democracy in the UK of the US imposing sanctions on the official leader of the UK opposition. more like this
tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
tabling member printed
Dr Matthew Offord more like this
uin 187325 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>As far as we are aware no US sanctions are being considered against the Leader of the Opposition.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan remove filter
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T14:46:40.933Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T14:46:40.933Z
answering member
343
label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
tabling member
4006
label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1000249
registered interest false remove filter
date less than 2018-11-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
answering dept id 16 more like this
answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
hansard heading Jair Bolsonaro more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the safety implications for (a) women, (b) LGBTQ and (c) black and minority ethnic people visiting Brazil of the election of Jair Bolsonaro. more like this
tabling member constituency West Ham more like this
tabling member printed
Lyn Brown more like this
uin 187329 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>In our assessment, the election of Jair Bolsonaro has not changed the safety of women, LGBTQ, and black and minority ethnic people visiting Brazil. We advise all people planning to visit Brazil to consult FCO travel advice. We keep our travel advice under constant review and make regular updates to ensure it provides an up-to-date assessment of risks and other issues which may affect British Nationals.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan remove filter
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T12:09:31.487Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T12:09:31.487Z
answering member
343
label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
tabling member
1583
label Biography information for Lyn Brown more like this
1000250
registered interest false remove filter
date less than 2018-11-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
answering dept id 16 more like this
answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
hansard heading Jair Bolsonaro more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of potential risks to (a) democratic institutions, (b) the rule of law, (c) freedom of the press and (d) human rights in Brazil as a result of the election of Jair Bolsonaro as that country’s President. more like this
tabling member constituency West Ham more like this
tabling member printed
Lyn Brown more like this
uin 187330 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>Brazil is Latin America's largest democracy. It has strong institutions to guarantee the rule of law, freedom of the press and human rights with the clear separation of powers protected by the constitution. This has not been changed by the election of Jair Bolsonaro. We will continue to monitor the situation closely.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan remove filter
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T12:19:02.47Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T12:19:02.47Z
answering member
343
label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
tabling member
1583
label Biography information for Lyn Brown more like this
1000276
registered interest false remove filter
date less than 2018-11-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
answering dept id 16 more like this
answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
hansard heading Antarctic: Marine Protected Areas more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what progress has been made in securing support for a Marine Protected Area in the Weddell Sea. more like this
tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
tabling member printed
Dr Matthew Offord more like this
uin 187344 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>The UK remains fully committed to conserving the marine environment around Antarctica, in line with the objectives of the Antarctic Treaty and the Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR). We have been working hard with our international partners to establish a network of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), and gain agreement for MPAs in East Antarctica, the Weddell Sea and around the Antarctic Peninsula. It is not in our gift to implement the MPA unilaterally. It is subject to an international treaty. At the recent CCAMLR annual meeting, which concluded on 2 November 2018, these proposals were rejected by Russia and China. We remain committed to working with all CCAMLR Members to seek consensus at next year's meeting.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan remove filter
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T12:16:33.56Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T12:16:33.56Z
answering member
343
label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
tabling member
4006
label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1000280
registered interest false remove filter
date less than 2018-11-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
answering dept id 16 more like this
answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
hansard heading Marine Protected Areas more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, (a) how much and (b) what proportion of the UK's maritime estate including the Overseas Territories is planned to be covered by a blue belt of marine protected areas by 2022. more like this
tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
tabling member printed
Dr Matthew Offord more like this
uin 187346 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>The UK Government is committed to creating a Blue Belt around the UK and its Overseas Territories, subject to local support and environmental need.</p><p>Over 3 million square kilometres of British waters have already been protected. The Blue Belt Programme, which runs from 2016 to 2020, will ensure that that over 4 million square kilometres are designated by 2020. This means that 60% of British waters will be protected and managed by 2020.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan remove filter
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T15:57:00.133Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T15:57:00.133Z
answering member
343
label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
tabling member
4006
label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1001943
registered interest false remove filter
date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
answering dept id 16 more like this
answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
hansard heading Cuba: USA more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has held with his counterparts in the US Administration on the US trade embargo of Cuba. more like this
tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
uin 187995 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>The UK position on this matter is long-standing and well-known to the US Administration. We believe it diminishes the prospect for positive change in Cuba and we consider it to be counter-productive and damaging, including to UK interests. It is right that the UK has again voted in support of the Cuban resolution at this year's UN General Assembly on 1 November.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan remove filter
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T12:17:35.113Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T12:17:35.113Z
answering member
343
label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
tabling member
308
label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
1002061
registered interest false remove filter
date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
answering dept id 16 more like this
answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
hansard heading USA: Demonstrations more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his US counterpart on President Trump’s proposed authorisation of the use of live fire against people throwing rocks at military personnel at the US border with Mexico. more like this
tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
tabling member printed
Emily Thornberry more like this
uin 188076 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>We have not made representations on this issue. It is the stated position of this Government that all countries have a responsibility to address migration issues in a humane, fair and effective way.</p><p>​</p><p> </p><p>​</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan remove filter
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T12:21:36.5Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T12:21:36.5Z
answering member
343
label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
tabling member
1536
label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this