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star this property date less than 2015-02-25more like thismore than 2015-02-25
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Legal Aid Scheme 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 Justice, what assessment his Department has made of comparative per capita levels of legal aid spending in England and Wales and other jurisdictions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon remove filter
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 225411 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-06more like thismore than 2015-03-06
star this property answer text <p>A Ministry of Justice study published in 2011 (based on 2008 estimates) showed that England and Wales had the highest legal aid expenditure amongst countries with similar legal and judicial traditions.</p><p> </p><p>The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) publishes a biennial report “European judicial systems: efficiency and quality of justice” which contains the comparative per capita levels of legal aid spending. The Department contributes data to these reports and the most recent, published in 2014 using 2012 data, can be found at: www.coe.int/t/dghl/cooperation/cepej/evaluation/2014/Rapport_2014_en.pdf</p><p> </p><p>This report shows that England and Wales has the third highest allocated budget to legal aid (after Norway and N.Ireland) per inhabitant at <del class="ministerial">€41.55</del> <ins class="ministerial">£33.74 </ins>per head. The European average is <del class="ministerial">€8.63</del> <ins class="ministerial">£7.01 </ins>per head.</p><p /> <p><ins class="ministerial">The Sterling figures provided in this answer were calculated from the Euro figures in the CEPEJ report, using the conversion date of 01/01/2013 as used in the CEPEJ report. </ins></p>
unstar this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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less than 2015-03-06T17:13:15.067Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-06T17:13:15.067Z
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less than 2015-03-12T16:36:51.287Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-12T16:36:51.287Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1000273
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-02more like thismore than 2018-11-02
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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 hansard heading Wildlife: 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 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
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon remove filter
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 187342 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
star this property 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>
unstar this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T16:27:27.317Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T16:27:27.317Z
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less than 2018-11-23T15:08:04.16Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-23T15:08:04.16Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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4006
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1129731
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar 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 Yemen: 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 To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what support his Department is providing to internally displaced people in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon remove filter
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 259950 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>The UK is providing a range of support to displaced people in Yemen in response to the displacement of 3.3 million people since the conflict began in 2015. Last financial year (2018/19), for example, we <del class="ministerial">provided</del> <ins class="ministerial">contributed to the provision of </ins>food assistance to over 490,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) and since June 2017 we have helped over 40,000 IDPs receive psychosocial support and provided over 35,000 with life-saving health care.</p><p> </p><p>The UK has also supported the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to provide primary healthcare and mental health services, legal assistance, child protection and support to survivors of gender-based violence. We are supporting IOM and UNHCR with £9 million this financial year (2019/20) to allow them to continue providing these vital services.</p> more like this
unstar 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 2019-06-11T16:43:41.48Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T16:43:41.48Z
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less than 2019-06-19T10:00:52.67Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T10:00:52.67Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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4006
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1125160
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
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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
star this property hansard heading Department for Exiting the European Union: Bullying 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 Exiting the European Union, what estimate he has made of the number of cases of bullying and harassment that have been recorded against managers in his Department in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon remove filter
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 251311 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Exiting the European Union is committed to being an inclusive workplace where people can bring their whole selves to work. We care about the wellbeing of our staff and have committed to taking a zero tolerance approach to bullying and harassment.</p><p>We fully investigate all claims of bullying and harassment and take action in line with Departmental policies as appropriate. We have also introduced fair treatment ambassadors to provide another avenue for staff to receive support and signposting, as well as initiatives to help individuals, especially managers, recognise and resolve instances of bullying and harassment.</p><p>As the Department was created within the last 5 years, we only have records from 2017:</p><p> </p><p>2015: 0</p><p>2016: 0</p><p>2017:<ins class="ministerial"> less than 5</ins><ins class="ministerial"></ins></p><p>2018:<ins class="ministerial"> less than 5</ins><ins class="ministerial"></ins></p><p>2019: 0</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Spelthorne more like this
star this property answering member printed Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T14:24:29.14Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T14:24:29.14Z
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less than 2019-05-15T09:34:53.513Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T09:34:53.513Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Spelthorne more like this
star this property answering member printed Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Small Businesses: Employment 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, what estimate her Department has made of the number of (a) male and (b) female employees who are employed in organisations with less than 250 employees. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon remove filter
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 219397 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 2015-01-07more like thismore than 2015-01-07
star this property answer text <p>At the start of 2014, there were 5,236,390 businesses with fewer than 250 people working for them. In total, these businesses employed 15,159,000 people. [Figures produced by BIS, Business Population Estimates for UK and Regions 2014]. No estimate has been made of the gender breakdown of these employees. However, women now make up 46.8% of the total workforce [August – October 2014, ONS Labour Market Statistics]</p><p> </p><p>We encourage individual companies to collect and analyse data regarding the number of women they employ at different levels by signing up to the<em>Think Act Report</em> initiative. They are further encouraged to take action regarding any inequalities identified, and to publish details of their progress. Over 270 employers have voluntarily signed up to Think Act Report, covering over 2.5m employees.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency East Dunbartonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jo Swinson more like this
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less than 2015-01-07T10:55:19.447Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-07T10:55:19.447Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-10-21more like thismore than 2015-10-21
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Equal Pay 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, what response her Department has received to the consultation on regulations on the gender pay gap. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon remove filter
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 12845 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 2015-10-28more like thismore than 2015-10-28
star this property answer text <p><strong></strong></p><p>This government is committed to closing the gender pay gap in a generation by addressing the underlying causes of the gender pay gap, including the gender bonus gap. Our consultation on Closing the Gender Pay Gap closed on 6 September, and received nearly 700 responses. Over 200 employers and business organisations responded, including the CBI, whose members employ around a third of the private sector workforce. We have announced that this will apply to large employers and to large public bodies. We will be working with employers on how this will be implemented as they will be required to publish information showing the differences in pay between men and women.</p> more like this
unstar 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 2015-10-28T14:28:24.727Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-28T14:28:24.727Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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4006
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-06more like thismore than 2018-09-06
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Equality Act 2010 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, what progress the Government has made on the implementation of section 36 of the Equality Act 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon remove filter
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 171364 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 2018-09-19more like thismore than 2018-09-19
star this property answer text In March this year, the Government announced its intention to commence Section 36 of the Equality Act 2010 in its response to the Women and Equalities Select Committee report on disability and the built environment. The announcement made clear that further work on identifying and assessing any additional burdens on local authorities is first required before a commencement date can be given. We hope to make an announcement on timing of commencement of Section 36 of the Equality Act 2010 as soon as possible. more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2018-09-19T08:43:54.297Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-19T08:43:54.297Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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4006
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1110564
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-09more like thismore than 2019-04-09
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Wales Office: Disclosure of Information 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 Wales, how many non-disclosure agreements his Department has entered into with departmental staff in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon remove filter
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 242805 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 2019-04-16more like thismore than 2019-04-16
star this property answer text <p>None.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-04-16T09:38:45.12Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-16T09:38:45.12Z
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4451
star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
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4006
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1125292
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Wales Office: Bullying 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 Wales, what estimate he has made of the number of cases of bullying and harassment that have been recorded against managers in his Department in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon remove filter
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 252031 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 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>The Office of the Secretary of State for Wales (OSSW) has recorded no cases of bullying or harassment in the last five years.</p><p> </p><p>The Office is committed to ensuring staff are treated with dignity and respect, and that any concerns raised by staff are listened to and dealt with appropriately. We have a zero tolerance approach to bullying and harassment.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T08:40:20.62Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T08:40:20.62Z
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4451
star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
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4006
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-05more like thismore than 2016-07-05
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Motorways: Newport 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 Wales, what recent assessment he has made of the potential effect on the economy in Wales of upgrading the M4 relief road. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon remove filter
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 905796 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 2016-07-13more like thismore than 2016-07-13
star this property answer text <p>This Government has underwritten Welsh Government borrowing powers of up to £500 million to help deliver vital improvements to Welsh infrastructure, particularly the M4. Upgrading the route has been identified by businesses and commuters as a priority for decades. It is time for work to begin.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
star this property answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 905791 more like this
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less than 2016-07-13T16:36:18.557Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-13T16:36:18.557Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this