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star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading UK Export Finance more like this
unstar 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 International Trade, what recent assessment she has made of the effectiveness of UK Export Finance; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wycombe more like this
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Mr Steve Baker more like this
star this property uin 7128 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>As UK Export Finance (UKEF) celebrates its 100<sup>th</sup> anniversary as the world’s first export credit agency, it is building on along heritage of innovation. In 2018-19 UKEF underwrote the largest amount of business since 1991, providing £6.8 billion in support for UK exports. 79% of these companies were Small and Medium Enterprises. In the same period UKEF also made its largest ever transaction, with over a £5 billion package of support.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Earlier this year, UKEF were named the best export credit agency for 2018 by Global Trade Review and Trade Finance Global. The British Exporters Association has also recently commended the significant expansion of UKEF’s product range over the last decade. UKEF is well equipped to provide world class export finance to help UK businesses succeed globally.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T14:00:41.627Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T14:00:41.627Z
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1482
star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart remove filter
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4064
star this property label Biography information for Mr Steve Baker more like this
1166811
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star this property date less than 2019-10-28more like thismore than 2019-10-28
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Arms Trade: Turkey more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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, how many licences for the export of military material from the UK to Turkey have been suspended since 9 October 2019; what equipment those licences were for; and what the financial value of those licences was. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow South more like this
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Stewart Malcolm McDonald more like this
star this property uin 6443 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>I refer the Hon. Member for Glasgow South to the answer I gave to the Hon. Member for Glasgow South West on 24 October 2019, UIN: 2890.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-11-04T18:07:24.827Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T18:07:24.827Z
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1482
star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart remove filter
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4461
star this property label Biography information for Stewart Malcolm McDonald more like this
1156171
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star this property date less than 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Foreign Investment in UK more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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, which Departments she has directed to be responsible for attracting foreign direct investment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mid Sussex more like this
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Sir Nicholas Soames more like this
star this property uin 4907 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
star this property answer text <p>As outlined in the Explanatory Note accompanying the Prime Minister’s Written Ministerial Statement on Machinery of Government changes laid on 18 July 2016, the Department for International Trade is responsible for ‘both inward and outward investment enabling the Government to take a more strategic approach to how both can contribute to UK prosperity and serve the nation’s long-term economic aims’.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-10-29T10:14:03.297Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-29T10:14:03.297Z
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1482
star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Nicholas Soames more like this
1156273
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star this property date less than 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Arms Trade: Turkey more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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, how many extant (a) single individual export licences and (b) open individual export licences there are for which the end-user is Turkey; and if she will make it her policy to suspend them. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
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Caroline Lucas more like this
star this property uin 4979 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
star this property answer text <p>As of 25 October, there are a) 504 Standard Individual Export Licences (SIELs) [of which 331 include military rated items] and; b) 95 Open Individual Export Licences (OIELs) [of which 64 include military rated items] that are extant for which Turkey is the end user.</p><p> </p><p>We continue to monitor the situation in Syria very closely and are considering the licensing position in the light of recent developments. No further export licences to Turkey for items which might be used in military operations in Syria will be granted while we do so.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-10-29T10:05:28.113Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-29T10:05:28.113Z
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1482
star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart remove filter
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3930
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
1151881
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star this property date less than 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Renewable Energy: Argentina more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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, on what date representatives of UK Export Finance last met renewable energy developers in Argentina. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 4243 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-28more like thismore than 2019-10-28
star this property answer text <p>Over the past year, UK Export Finance (UKEF) has had frequent and ongoing engagement with multiple stakeholders on renewable energy in Argentina. Most recently, in September 2019, a UKEF official participated in a panel on renewable energy organised by the British Argentine Chamber of Commerce at the EIC Connect Energy event in Manchester.</p><p> </p><p>UKEF officials last visited Argentina in February 2018 where they met representatives from the renewable energy sector.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-10-28T11:01:37.68Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-28T11:01:37.68Z
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1482
star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1151430
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star this property date less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Arms Trade: Saudi Arabia more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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, pursuant to the Answer of 17 October 2019 to Question 295 on Arms Trade: Saudi Arabia, how many of the licences were for goods that could be used in the Yemen conflict. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
star this property uin 3794 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-28more like thismore than 2019-10-28
star this property answer text <p>The Court of Appeal judgment of 20 June 2019 placed the Government under an obligation not to grant any new licences to export items to Saudi Arabia for possible use in the conflict in Yemen.</p><p> </p><p>The licence applications are still under consideration to determine whether they are for possible use in Yemen.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-10-28T11:13:48.083Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-28T11:13:48.083Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart remove filter
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4615
star this property label Biography information for Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
1150903
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star this property date less than 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Arms Trade: Saudi Arabia more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 the Government's policy is on arms sales to Saudi Arabia. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Frank Field more like this
star this property uin 2693 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
star this property answer text <p>All arms sales are subject to export licensing. The Consolidated EU and National Arms Export Licensing Criteria, last updated in a Written Ministerial Statement on 25 March 2014, remains the policy for assessing all licence applications.</p><p> </p><p>The Court of Appeal judgment of 20 June 2019 placed the Government under an obligation not to grant any new licences to export items to Saudi Arabia for possible use in the conflict in Yemen. The Court remitted the decision whether to grant export licences for the sale or transfer of arms and military equipment to Saudi Arabia for possible use in the conflict in Yemen to the Secretary of State for International Trade to re-take on the correct legal basis.</p><p> </p><p>Work is underway on the process of retaking decisions in accordance with the Order of the Court of Appeal.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 2947 more like this
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less than 2019-10-29T17:22:16.93Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-29T17:22:16.93Z
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1482
star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
1151100
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star this property date less than 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Arms Trade: Saudi Arabia more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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, if she will make it her policy to suspend the sale of arms to Saudi Arabia. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham East more like this
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Janet Daby more like this
star this property uin 2947 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
star this property answer text <p>All arms sales are subject to export licensing. The Consolidated EU and National Arms Export Licensing Criteria, last updated in a Written Ministerial Statement on 25 March 2014, remains the policy for assessing all licence applications.</p><p> </p><p>The Court of Appeal judgment of 20 June 2019 placed the Government under an obligation not to grant any new licences to export items to Saudi Arabia for possible use in the conflict in Yemen. The Court remitted the decision whether to grant export licences for the sale or transfer of arms and military equipment to Saudi Arabia for possible use in the conflict in Yemen to the Secretary of State for International Trade to re-take on the correct legal basis.</p><p> </p><p>Work is underway on the process of retaking decisions in accordance with the Order of the Court of Appeal.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 2693 more like this
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less than 2019-10-29T17:22:16.897Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-29T17:22:16.897Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart remove filter
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4698
star this property label Biography information for Janet Daby more like this
1151137
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star this property date less than 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Arms Trade: Turkey more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 assessment he has made of the potential merits of a suspension of arms sales to Turkey as a result of Turkish operations in northern Syria; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow South West more like this
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Chris Stephens more like this
star this property uin 2890 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
star this property answer text <p>The Government continues to monitor the situation in Syria very closely and is considering the licensing position in the light of recent developments. No further export licences to Turkey for items which might be used in military operations in Syria will be granted while we do so.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-10-24T10:17:21.503Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-24T10:17:21.503Z
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1482
star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart remove filter
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4463
star this property label Biography information for Chris Stephens more like this
1150246
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star this property date less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Overseas Trade: Rural Areas more like this
unstar 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 recent assessment she has made of the extent of international trading opportunities for (a) Yorkshire and (b) other counties in rural regions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thirsk and Malton more like this
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Kevin Hollinrake more like this
star this property uin 900012 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
star this property answer text <p>In 2018 the value of exports from Yorkshire &amp; the Humber was 25% higher than 2010. Rural based companies are also exporting more than before and as we leave the EU we will strike new trade deals and open new markets for UK products and services.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-10-17T15:07:13.773Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-17T15:07:13.773Z
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1482
star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart remove filter
star this property tabling member
4474
star this property label Biography information for Kevin Hollinrake more like this