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1000273
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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 Wildlife: Smuggling 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 nations have now signed up to the London Declaration from the International Wildlife Trade Conference 2018; and what assessment he has made of the implications of that number for the endangered species trade. more like this
tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
tabling member printed
Dr Matthew Offord more like this
uin 187342 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction true more like this
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answer text <p>57 countries have adopted the London 2018 Declaration committing to action to protect endangered species around the globe, with more expected to sign. This important pledge of international action reflects the success of the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference in London in October, which was attended by more than 70 countries and more than 400 organisations. The conference focused the minds of international governments on the issue and energized global cooperation to fight the illegal wildlife trade. We will continue to work with our international partners to make progress on commitments pledged at the event.</p><p>We do not have direct information on the likely impact that action by the 57 countries who adopted the London <ins class="ministerial">2018 </ins>Declaration will have on endangered species, but the growing number of signatories <ins class="ministerial">signifies </ins>growing global ambition to <del class="ministerial">funding</del> <ins class="ministerial">tackling </ins>the illegal wildlife trade, which will increase the protection for <del class="ministerial">endagered</del> <ins class="ministerial">endangered </ins>species.</p>
answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
answering member printed Mark Field more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T16:27:27.317Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T16:27:27.317Z
question first ministerially corrected
less than 2018-11-23T15:08:04.16Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-23T15:08:04.16Z
answering member
1405
label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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84424
answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
answering member printed Mark Field more like this
answering member
1405
label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
tabling member
4006
label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1002119
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Non-departmental Public Bodies: Working Hours more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the contracted hours are for the highest paid member of staff in the (a) Crown Commercial Service, (b) Government Property Agency and (c) Civil Service Commission. more like this
tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
tabling member printed
Catherine West more like this
uin 188198 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
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answer text <p>The highest paid member of staff in the Civil Service Commission is the Chief Executive (SCS1); the Chief Executive is contracted to work 41 hours per week. Remuneration details are provided in the Civil Service Commission’s Annual Report and Accounts, which can be viewed on the Commission’s website, Gov.uk and is available in the libraries in the Houses of Parliament.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
answering member printed Mr David Lidington more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T09:32:14.93Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T09:32:14.93Z
answering member
15
label Biography information for Mr David Lidington more like this
tabling member
4523
label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
1000229
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Government Departments: Data Protection more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many data breaches were reported by each Government department to the Government Security Group in each of the last four years. more like this
tabling member constituency Leigh more like this
tabling member printed
Jo Platt more like this
uin 187361 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
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answer text <p>Cabinet Office does not require central reporting of data breaches by government departments.</p><p> </p><p>The <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-minimum-cyber-security-standard" target="_blank">minimum cyber security standard</a> outlines the communications required by a department when there is a security incident that impacts on sensitive information or key operational services.</p><p> </p><p>The Government Security Group would be involved in the response to a category one or two</p><p>cyber security incident impacting a central government department(s), however to date an incident of this type has not occurred.</p><p> </p><p>The <a href="https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/news/annual-review-2018" target="_blank">National Cyber Security Centre’s Annual Report (2018)</a> provides the total number of incidents it has dealt with over the past year.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
answering member printed Mr David Lidington more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T09:37:31.903Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T09:37:31.903Z
answering member
15
label Biography information for Mr David Lidington more like this
tabling member
4673
label Biography information for Jo Platt more like this
1000271
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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 Armed Conflict: Sexual Offences 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 much money his Department has allocated to tackle sexual violence in conflict since 2010. more like this
tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
tabling member printed
Dr Matthew Offord more like this
uin 187340 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
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answer text <p>The Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI) was launched in 2012; we do not hold distinct data on tackling sexual violence in conflict from before that date. From the financial year 2012/13 to the financial year 2017/18, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office spent approximately £42.67 million on preventing sexual violence in conflict. In the current financial year, we have allocated approximately £3.38 million to tackling sexual violence in conflict.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
answering member printed Mark Field more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T09:39:54.427Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T09:39:54.427Z
answering member
1405
label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
tabling member
4006
label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1000272
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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 Armed Conflict: Sexual Offences 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 steps the Government is taking to tackle conflict-related sexual violence. more like this
tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
tabling member printed
Dr Matthew Offord more like this
uin 187341 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
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answer text <p>Since launching the Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI) in 2012, the UK has continued to lead global efforts to end the horror of sexual violence in conflict, and we have committed over £44 million in UK funding across 26 countries. The Ministry of Defence has trained 17,000 000 national and international police and military personnel, including peacekeepers, on sexual and gender-based violence issues, including in Kenya, Nigeria, DRC, Malawi and Iraq. The UK’s PSVI Team of Experts has been deployed over 90 times, to build the capacity of partner governments, the UN and NGOs. We have launched the first and second editions of the International Protocol on the Documentation and Investigation of Sexual Violence in Conflict, and employed the Protocol to build the capacity of governments, judiciary, police, military and civil society to gather evidence of sexual violence in conflict and strengthen prosecutions. It has also been used by many NGOs and international organisations such as the ICC and UN OHCHR. To help tackle the stigma of sexual violence, we launched the ‘Principles for Global Action: preventing and addressing stigma associated with conflict-related sexual violence’ at the UN General Assembly in September 2017. These principles have been used by organisations including the UN, for example as part of the Stigma Alleviation Program in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The UK will host a PSVI International Conference in November 2019 to galvanise the world into further action, and demonstrate the UK’s continued global leadership on tackling sexual violence in conflict.</p>
answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
answering member printed Mark Field more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T09:46:00.62Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T09:46:00.62Z
answering member
1405
label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
tabling member
4006
label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1000225
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Public Sector: ICT more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the cost to the public purse has been of the Public Services Network; and what estimate he has made of the savings to be accrued to the public purse of that Network. more like this
tabling member constituency Leigh more like this
tabling member printed
Jo Platt more like this
uin 187357 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
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answer text <p>Each government department or organisation connected to the PSN is responsible for procuring its own connectivity services separately from a group of approved providers. Since almost 700 public sector organisations across central government, local government and other public agencies and bodies use the PSN, it is not possible for Cabinet Office to report on the total cost to the public purse.</p><p>The National Audit Office 2016 “Protecting information across government” report reported that the project saved £406 million across government over the 4 years between 2011/12 and 2014/15.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Hertsmere more like this
answering member printed Oliver Dowden more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T09:49:38.157Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T09:49:38.157Z
answering member
4441
label Biography information for Oliver Dowden more like this
tabling member
4673
label Biography information for Jo Platt more like this
1000224
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Government Departments: ICT more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the (a) timetable, (b) cost and (c) estimated savings are for the Foxhound IT programme. more like this
tabling member constituency Leigh more like this
tabling member printed
Jo Platt more like this
uin 187356 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
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answer text <p>FOXHOUND is a Cabinet Office-led, cross-government IT programme to develop and deploy a new secure capability for managing sensitive information, including that which is classified up to and at SECRET. The aim is to bear down on the growing information and cyber risk, whilst improving scope for collaboration across the National Security community. The single platform this capability offers will enable some security related savings to be made and an outline Programme timetable and costs are published in Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) annual reports on Major Projects (<a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/721978/IPA_Annual_Report_2018__2_.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/721978/IPA_Annual_Report_2018__2_.pdf</a> and <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/infrastructure-and-projects-authority-annual-report-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/infrastructure-and-projects-authority-annual-report-2018</a>)</p>
answering member constituency Hertsmere more like this
answering member printed Oliver Dowden more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T09:57:43.8Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T09:57:43.8Z
answering member
4441
label Biography information for Oliver Dowden more like this
tabling member
4673
label Biography information for Jo Platt more like this
1002188
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Rendition and Torture: Inquiries more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to the June 2018 report of the Intelligence and Security Committee on rendition and torture, what progress has been made on restarting a judge-led inquiry into those issues; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Edinburgh South more like this
tabling member printed
Ian Murray more like this
uin 188227 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer remove filter
answer text <p>I refer the Honourable Gentleman to the answer given by the Minister of State for Europe and the Americas on 12 September 2018 to the Honourable Member for Leeds North West, (reference 171734).</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
answering member printed Mr David Lidington more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T10:01:03.867Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T10:01:03.867Z
answering member
15
label Biography information for Mr David Lidington more like this
tabling member
3966
label Biography information for Ian Murray more like this
1000246
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
answering dept id 203 more like this
answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
hansard heading Trade Agreements 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 Exiting the European Union, pursuant to the Answer of 23 October to Written Question 179070 on Trade Agreements, if he will publish the international treaties listed under the EU Treaties Office Database that (a) have been superseded, (b) are redundant and (c) are no longer relevant for the UK. more like this
tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
tabling member printed
Tom Brake more like this
uin 187297 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
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answer text <p>We are committed to maintaining the relationships and cooperation we currently enjoy with third countries and international organisations as we exit the EU. We are seeking to replicate the effects of our international treaties, as far as possible and where relevant, and we are engaging closely with third parties to deliver continuity as we leave the EU.</p><p>In relation to those international agreements listed under the EU Treaties Office database that have been superseded, are redundant, or no longer relevant to the UK, we have a responsibility not to release information that could hinder our discussions with partner countries. We will continue to keep Parliament updated on the progress of transitioning our treaties in preparation for our exit from the EU.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Daventry more like this
answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T10:02:51.717Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T10:02:51.717Z
answering member
3977
label Biography information for Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
tabling member
151
label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1000283
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
answering dept id 203 more like this
answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
hansard heading British Nationals Abroad and EU Nationals: Social Security 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 Exiting the European Union, what assessment he has made of whether the Withdrawal Agreement maintains the (a) healthcare, (b) welfare, (c) pension and (d) other social security rights of (i) UK citizens living in the EU and (ii) EU citizens living in the UK. more like this
tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
tabling member printed
Dr Matthew Offord more like this
uin 187348 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
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answer text <p>In December 2017, we reached a fair and reciprocal agreement with the EU on the rights of EU citizens in the UK and UK nationals in the EU, and this is set out in the draft Withdrawal Agreement.</p><p>This agreement will allow EU citizens resident in the UK and UK nationals resident in the EU before the end of the implementation period to continue living their lives broadly as they do now in the countries where they now live. It will enable families who have built their lives together in the EU and the UK to stay together, and it provides certainty that their rights will be maintained, including for residence, healthcare, pensions and other benefits.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Daventry more like this
answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T10:04:17.757Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T10:04:17.757Z
answering member
3977
label Biography information for Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
tabling member
4006
label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this