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star this property date less than 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property hansard heading Litter more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how much funding his Department has allocated directly to (a) Keep Britain Tidy and (b) other anti-litter initiatives in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 213350 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-01-31more like thismore than 2019-01-31
star this property answer text <p>The following table sets out the grant funding allocated to Keep Britain Tidy from 2010 to 2015:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Grant </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>£4.75 million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>£4 million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>£3.5 million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>£2.25 million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>£0.5 million</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>After 2015, no funding was specifically allocated to Keep Britain Tidy, but it has successfully bid for a number of litter-related contracts:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Project</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Contract value </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>Analysis of Local Environment Quality Survey for England data 2014-15</p></td><td><p>£29,986</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>Survey of roadside litter on trunk roads other than motorways</p></td><td><p>£79,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19</p></td><td><p>Economic valuation of the non-market benefits of dealing with specific types of litter that a Deposit Return Scheme in England would help to overcome</p></td><td><p>£41,525</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Keep Britain Tidy was also awarded the following grant funding towards the delivery of national clear-up days in 2015-18:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Grant </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015 (Community Clear-Up Day)</p></td><td><p>£9,500</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016 (Clean for the Queen)</p></td><td><p>£9,500</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017 (Great British Spring Clean)</p></td><td><p>£10,000</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>In 2017, we also launched the £450,000 Litter Innovation Fund (jointly funded by Defra and the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government), to pilot, implement and evaluate small scale local research projects that could be replicated more widely. The Fund was open to applications from councils, community groups, campaign groups and small/medium-sized enterprises. A total of £122,449 was awarded to 13 projects in the first round, including 4 awards to Keep Britain Tidy, totaling £39,717. Full details of all the first-round awards are available online at:</p><p><a href="http://www.wrap.org.uk/content/litter-innovation-fund" target="_blank">http://www.wrap.org.uk/content/litter-innovation-fund</a></p><p>Defra has spent the following amounts on the development of the national anti-littering campaign (none of this funding was paid to Keep Britain Tidy).</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Purpose</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-2017</p></td><td><p>Initial scoping and research</p></td><td><p>£15,868</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-2018</p></td><td><p>Development of campaign and partnership strategy and stakeholder research, as well as testing and development of a campaign identify</p></td><td><p>£124,412</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-2019</p></td><td><p>Campaign branding, creative assets and launch.</p></td><td><p>£50,000</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Since 2015, Defra has also provided £5,000 per year to the Marine Conservation Society to carry out beach cleaning at priority beaches.</p><p>No funding has been allocated to other anti-litter initiatives.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-01-31T11:48:08.617Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-31T11:48:08.617Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-01-18more like thismore than 2016-01-18
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property hansard heading Sheep Meat: Prices more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will take steps to ensure that (a) abattoirs processing sheep use the standardised carcase classification or EUROP grid and (b) mandatory deadweight price reporting for such carcases is introduced. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 22939 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-01-25more like thismore than 2016-01-25
star this property answer text <p>Defra and the devolved administrations (DA) are contributing to the Commission’s ongoing review of regulations on carcase classification and price reporting as part of the EU Commission’s legislation simplification programme. We aim to ensure that UK farmers are not disadvantaged and that no unnecessary burdens are placed on the industry.</p><br /><p>In addition, the Commissioner has established a series of workshops on the future of the sheep industry in the European Union. This forum provides an opportunity to discuss a wide range of issues relevant to the industry, including carcase classification and price reporting. Defra and the DAs are fully engaged in these discussions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2016-01-25T15:49:56.61Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-25T15:49:56.61Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-03-03more like thismore than 2016-03-03
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property hansard heading Agriculture: Subsidies more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent changes the Government has made to the Basic Payment Scheme claims process; and what assessment the Government has made of the effect of those changes on the performance of that scheme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 29764 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-03-08more like thismore than 2016-03-08
star this property answer text <p>The new Common Agricultural Policy has widely been acknowledged as being more complex and the Rural Payments Agency has had to implement new systems and processes. In the first year of the Basic Payment Scheme, as of 23 February, 70,880 farmers, just over 81% of all eligible claims, have received their 2015 payments, bringing the total paid out for the scheme to £1.11 billion.</p><p>The Rural Payments Agency has already indicated that for 2016 there will be an online Basic Payment Scheme application process supported by online land and entitlement transfers. There will also be a paper application form for those that need it. The agency will work with farmers and agents to support them to submit their applications by the deadline of midnight on Monday 16 May.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2016-03-08T09:48:32.327Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-08T09:48:32.327Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-03-03more like thismore than 2016-03-03
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property hansard heading Agriculture: Subsidies more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, on what date she plans to announce the Basic Payment Scheme claims process for 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 29765 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-03-08more like thismore than 2016-03-08
star this property answer text <p>The Rural Payments Agency is launching the 2016 claim period at the beginning of March and will work with farmers and agents to support them to submit their applications by the deadline of midnight on Monday 16 May.</p><p>The Rural Payments Agency has already indicated that for 2016 there will be an online Basic Payment Scheme application process supported by online land and entitlement transfers. There will be a paper application form for those that need it.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2016-03-08T09:52:08.437Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-08T09:52:08.437Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-03-03more like thismore than 2016-03-03
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property hansard heading Agriculture: Subsidies more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to ensure (a) people who have not received payments from the Basic Payment Scheme for 2015 will receive those payments by the end of March 2016 and (b) all claimants of that scheme will receive information on how payments have been calculated. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 29763 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-03-08more like thismore than 2016-03-08
star this property answer text <p>The Rural Payments Agency is working to pay the remainder of farmers their Basic Payment Scheme claims as promptly as possible and is aiming to make almost all payments by the end of March. The Secretary of State and I have regular conversations with the CEO of the agency about progress. The agency has been communicating with farmers who have not yet received their payments. Going forward the agency will keep them updated about the likely timing of their payment until they are paid.</p><p>The Rural Payments Agency will support every payment with a paper explanatory claim statement and guidance on how payments have been calculated. These statements started to be issued in February and will continue to go out throughout March.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2016-03-08T09:36:48.667Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-08T09:36:48.667Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-04-18more like thismore than 2016-04-18
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property hansard heading Litter: Fixed Penalties more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when she plans to commence Section 154 of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, on fixed penalty notices for leaving litter. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 34309 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-04-27more like thismore than 2016-04-27
star this property answer text <p>No timetable has been set for when Section 154 of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 will be commenced.</p><p> </p><p>Defra has announced plans for a new litter strategy and we are working with industry, experts and councils across England to improve the way we all tackle the scourge of litter. The litter strategy will promote affordable and replicable ways to influence littering behaviour and reduce littering. This will include work on ways to deal with littering from vehicles.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-04-27T12:15:24.277Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-27T12:15:24.277Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-04-18more like thismore than 2016-04-18
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property hansard heading Agriculture: Subsidies more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many farmers in Stafford constituency who are eligible for payments under the Basic Payments Scheme 2015 had not been paid by 31 March 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 34305 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-04-27more like thismore than 2016-04-27
star this property answer text <p>As of 31 March 2016, the Rural Payments Agency had paid 168 (80%) of the 211 eligible Basic Payment Scheme 2015 claims received in Stafford constituency. To date 191 had been paid and the agency has announced that those customers who do not receive a claim payment in April will be provided a bridging payment. Bridging payments will be around half of their claim value.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 34306 more like this
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less than 2016-04-27T13:33:30.447Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-27T13:33:30.447Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-04-18more like thismore than 2016-04-18
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property hansard heading Agriculture: Subsidies more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many payments under the Basic Payments Scheme 2015 had not been made to farmers in Stafford constituency by the Rural Payments Agency by 31 March 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 34306 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-04-27more like thismore than 2016-04-27
star this property answer text <p>As of 31 March 2016, the Rural Payments Agency had paid 168 (80%) of the 211 eligible Basic Payment Scheme 2015 claims received in Stafford constituency. To date 191 had been paid and the agency has announced that those customers who do not receive a claim payment in April will be provided a bridging payment. Bridging payments will be around half of their claim value.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 34305 more like this
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less than 2016-04-27T13:33:30.507Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-27T13:33:30.507Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-04-13more like thismore than 2017-04-13
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property hansard heading Food Supply more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the UK food self-sufficiency was in (a) 2011, (b) 2012, (c) 2013, (d) 2014, (e) 2015 and (f) 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 70370 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-04-20more like thismore than 2017-04-20
star this property answer text <p>In the most recently published figures from Agriculture in the UK, production to supply ratio for all food is 61 per cent, and for indigenous food 76 per cent. These figures have been relatively constant over the previous 10 years.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>All food %</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Indigenous type food %</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>64</p></td><td><p>78</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>63</p></td><td><p>77</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>60</p></td><td><p>73</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>62</p></td><td><p>76</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>61</p></td><td><p>76</p></td></tr></tbody></table></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>The next publication of Agriculture in the UK will be on 25 May 2017 and this will include the 2016 production to supply figures.</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2017-04-20T15:40:40.047Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-20T15:40:40.047Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-05-21more like thismore than 2018-05-21
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Sustainable Development more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans his Department has to contribute to the UK's Voluntary National Review of progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals to be presented in 2019 at the High Level Political Forum of the United Nations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 146235 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-05-30more like thismore than 2018-05-30
star this property answer text <p>I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by the Secretary of State for International Development PQ 146233.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2018-05-30T11:17:11.82Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-30T11:17:11.82Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this