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star this property date less than 2016-01-04more like thismore than 2016-01-04
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star 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 Barbados: Sovereignty remove filter
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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether his Department plans to participate in the 50th anniversary celebration of the independence of Barbados; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lichfield remove filter
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Michael Fabricant more like this
star this property uin 20738 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 2016-01-11more like thismore than 2016-01-11
star this property answer text <p>The Government of Barbados is continuing to develop its plans to celebrate the country’s 50th Anniversary of Independence. The Government has been working closely with the Government of Barbados to ensure that our close and long-standing relationship is reflected fully in those celebrations both in Barbados and in the UK.</p><p>Barbados achieved independence from Britain on November 30th 1966. The anniversary is celebrated as Independence Day and is a national holiday in Barbados. Independence celebrations run throughout the month of November and include sports competitions, fairs, community events and religious services. For the 50th anniversary, Barbados has also announced a year of celebration with a number of events taking place over the next 12 months, beginning on 6 January 2016 with a parade through Bridgetown. Details of the full programme of events are still being finalised, and the Foreign Office remains in close contact with the High Commission in London and the Government in Bridgetown as plans progress.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochford and Southend East more like this
unstar this property answering member printed James Duddridge more like this
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less than 2016-01-11T15:31:33.287Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-11T15:31:33.287Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Duddridge more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Michael Fabricant more like this