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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Horse Racing: Qatar more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions he has had with the British Horseracing Authority on the sponsorship of horseracing in the UK by Qatar; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford remove filter
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 280218 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 2019-08-01more like thismore than 2019-08-01
star this property answer text <p>Ministers have not discussed Qatari sponsorship with the British Horseracing Authority. We welcome the contribution British horseracing makes to the national economy and our quality of life. It is also a significant soft power asset to the UK, and enhances the strong bilateral relationships we have with the Gulf States and many other countries around the world.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Taunton Deane more like this
star this property answering member printed Rebecca Pow more like this
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less than 2019-08-01T09:16:11.957Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-01T09:16:11.957Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rebecca Pow more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1141135
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Horse Racing: Qatar 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 Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether he is taking steps to monitor Qatar's role in the (a) governance and (b) sponsorship of British horseracing; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford remove filter
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 280219 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 2019-08-01more like thismore than 2019-08-01
star this property answer text <p>The state of Qatar plays no role in the governance of British horseracing. International sponsorship from Qatar and other plays a valuable role in the economic strength of horseracing in this country. We welcome Qatari sponsorship of the Goodwood Festival and other aspects of our sporting and cultural life.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Taunton Deane more like this
star this property answering member printed Rebecca Pow more like this
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less than 2019-08-01T09:19:51.337Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-01T09:19:51.337Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rebecca Pow more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1141137
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Sports: Havering more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how much funding his Department has allocated to projects to support grassroots sports facilities in Havering in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford remove filter
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 280221 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 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
star this property answer text <p>Government, through Sport England has invested £2,247,887 in the local authority of Havering over the last 5 years.</p><p> </p><p>Of this, over £2.1m was awarded to facility projects. Examples of these facility projects include the Romford Leisure Development and The Fish 4 Life Education and Coaching Centre.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Selby and Ainsty more like this
star this property answering member printed Nigel Adams more like this
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less than 2019-09-02T09:25:55.433Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-02T09:25:55.433Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nigel Adams more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1134920
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star this property date less than 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Greyhound Racing: Animal Welfare more like this
star 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 Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether his Department has plans to establish a statutory greyhound race betting levy to improve the welfare of racing greyhounds. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford remove filter
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 269673 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 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
star this property answer text <p>On 10th January 2019, the Government announced a new funding commitment from bookmakers worth an estimated £3 million this year to ensure the welfare of greyhounds is protected and improved. This commitment is set to increase the total amount of the voluntary levy bookmakers pay to the British Greyhound Racing Fund (BGRF) to an estimated £10m this year. We expect thousands of racing greyhounds are to be better cared for as a result of this new deal.</p><p>Government has no current plans to introduce a statutory levy. We will continue to work with the betting and greyhound industries to make sure that greyhound welfare is safeguarded and remains at the heart of the sport.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-07-04T10:33:50.2Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-04T10:33:50.2Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1133743
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star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Fairgrounds 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 Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he is taking to support the fairs and showmen industry. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford remove filter
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 267227 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 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
star this property answer text <p>The government strongly believes in the benefits that the arts and creative industries bring to the UK, including the commercial entertainment industry of which fairs and show people are a key part. The cultural and creative industries are some of the fastest growing sectors of the UK economy and government is committed to assisting them to continue to grow.</p><p> </p><p>Arts Council England also funds a number of local festivals and circus arts, which covers some performing arts organisations as well as individuals who practice circus-related skills. For example, in 2018/19 ACE provided almost £4 million of funding to projects and organisations whose primary sub-discipline was circus related activity.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-06-27T11:50:46.13Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-27T11:50:46.13Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1131097
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star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Video On Demand: Competition 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 Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps the Government is taking to ensure the BBC remains economically competitive against video streaming services. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford remove filter
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 262273 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 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to ensuring the BBC continues to deliver high quality, distinctive content for all audiences. This is why we agreed a new Royal Charter with the BBC following Charter Review in 2015-16. Charter reforms mean the BBC can continue to thrive, deliver for all audiences, and be an engine of creativity and growth in the UK.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has also maintained the licence fee model for the BBC for the duration of the new 11 year Charter period, and guaranteed the licence fee level will increase with inflation until 2022.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T14:49:40.49Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T14:49:40.49Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Olympic Games 2012: Procurement 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 Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the procurement contract award process for London 2012 and the Olympic Games. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford remove filter
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 262278 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 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>Public procurement for London 2012 was conducted by the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA, an arm's length body of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport until its dissolution in 2014).</p><p> </p><p>ODA procurement processes were subject to the assurance processes laid out in their Assurance Framework (available online via the archived &quot;Learning Legacy&quot; website at <a href="http://learninglegacy.independent.gov.uk/" target="_blank">http://learninglegacy.independent.gov.uk</a>) and included reviews by the National Audit Office and Commission for a Sustainable London 2012.</p><p> </p><p>Procurement outcomes (such as size and quality management of contractors) were assessed as part of the Meta-Evaluation of London 2012, conducted by an independent consortium lead by Grant Thornton for the government (available on the GOV.UK website at <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/224145/Report_5_Economy_Evidence_Base_FINAL.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/224145/Report_5_Economy_Evidence_Base_FINAL.pdf</a>) and the Olympic Games Impact Study (Post-Games Report), conducted by the University of East London for the International Olympic Committee (available on the UEL website at <a href="https://www.uel.ac.uk/research/centre-for-geoinformation-studies/researchareasprojects/ogispostgameslondon2012" target="_blank">https://www.uel.ac.uk/research/centre-for-geoinformation-studies/researchareasprojects/ogispostgameslondon2012</a>).</p>
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T13:29:32.36Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T13:29:32.36Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1131104
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star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Olympic Games 2012: Procurement more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department has taken to tackle potential corruption in the awarding of procurement contracts for London 2012 and the Olympic Games. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford remove filter
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 262280 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 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>The awarding of public procurement contracts for London 2012 and the Olympic Games was undertaken by the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA), an arm's length body of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, from its start-up in 2005 until its dissolution in 2014.</p><p> </p><p>The ODA tackled potential corruption through:</p><p> </p><ul><li>promoting anti-bribery, corruption, fraud policies and campaigns throughout the Games programme, supported by relevant personnel training and senior management appointments focused on fraud.</li><li>having procurement policies and procedures that were subject to the assurance processes laid out in their Assurance Framework (available online via the archived &quot;Learning Legacy&quot; website at http://learninglegacy.independent.gov.uk) and included reviews by the National Audit Office and Commission for a Sustainable London 2012.</li><li>maintaining rigorous and robust internal audit, peer review and commercial close-out processes that subjected the procurement, contract management and final-accounting of all public contracts to the highest levels of scrutiny.</li></ul><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T13:31:31.083Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T13:31:31.083Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Olympic Games: Paris and Tokyo more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps are being taken to ensure that sub-contractors used for the provision of equipment for Tokyo 2020, Paris 20204 and other major international sports contests comply with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford remove filter
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 262287 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 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is a piece of US legislation that relates to the bribery of foreign public officials by US firms and other international firms that use US communications systems. The UK has an equivalent piece of legislation, the Bribery Act 2010, which has a specific section relating to the bribery of foreign public officials by UK firms.</p><p> </p><p>Bribery of foreign officials by US firms is a crime, just as it is in the UK. The UK’s criminal law is equally robust as that of its US counterpart.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T13:36:05.423Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T13:36:05.423Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1131115
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star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Olympic Games 2012: Gun Sports more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, to which organisations the shooting traps used in the London 2012 Olympic Games were donated. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford remove filter
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 262291 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 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>The shooting traps from the London 2012 Games were part of the technology contract between the London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) and the Games’ official technology partners OMEGA. Government had no role in the traps’ use post-Games.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T13:34:38.887Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T13:34:38.887Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this