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star this property date less than 2019-03-14more like thismore than 2019-03-14
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Foreign Investment in UK 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 What recent assessment he has made of trends in the level of inward foreign direct investment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
star this property uin 909812 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 2019-03-14more like thismore than 2019-03-14
star this property answer text <p>With your permission Mr Speaker I will answer question 10 together with questions 13. The UK remains the top destination in Europe, and third in the world for foreign direct investment.  By the end of 2017, UK inward FDI stock levels reached <strong>£1,337bn</strong>, a record for the UK.</p><p> </p><p>In addition to publishing annual analysis of DIT’s FDI performance as Official Statistics, we recently published one of the most comprehensive analyses of the economic impact of FDI in the world, highlighting the benefits of FDI to the UK.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Graham Stuart remove filter
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less than 2019-03-14T14:49:55.3Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-14T14:49:55.3Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this
973019
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-13more like thismore than 2018-09-13
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Overseas Trade: Israel 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 What recent assessment he has made of the potential effect on trade with Israel of the UK leaving the EU-Israel Association Agreement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Banbury more like this
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Victoria Prentis more like this
star this property uin 906898 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 2018-09-13more like thismore than 2018-09-13
star this property answer text <p>As we leave the European Union, we are seeking continuity for our existing EU free trade agreements and other EU preferential arrangements. The UK-Israel Trade Working Group is making positive progress towards transitioning the EU – Israel Association Agreement, to maintain our strong trade and investment relationship with Israel.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Graham Stuart remove filter
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less than 2018-09-13T12:23:52.497Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-13T12:23:52.497Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Victoria Prentis more like this
1005720
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Exports 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 What progress the Government has made on its export strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brentwood and Ongar more like this
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Alex Burghart more like this
star this property uin 190521 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 2018-11-21more like thismore than 2018-11-21
star this property answer text <p>The Export Strategy, launched in August this year, sets out a new offer to business that provides the support and finance to help UK businesses export. This was created in consultation with business and business organisations to help maximise our exports across the whole of the UK.</p><p><br>Much has already been achieved, like the expansion of finance-led Supplier Fairs delivered by UK Export Finance and an enhanced digital service linking businesses with thousands of export opportunities on great.gov.uk. Preparations to implement further commitments are also well developed, with a view to these being rolled out over coming months.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Graham Stuart remove filter
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less than 2018-11-21T14:27:15.37Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-21T14:27:15.37Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Burghart more like this
1088608
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-14more like thismore than 2019-03-14
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading UK Export Finance 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 What plans he has to mark the centenary of UK Export Finance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hertford and Stortford more like this
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Mr Mark Prisk more like this
star this property uin 909804 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 2019-03-14more like thismore than 2019-03-14
star this property answer text <p>We will celebrate UK Export Finance’s centenary throughout the year, notably at the UK Trade &amp; Export Finance Forum in June. I am delighted that in its centenary year UK Export Finance was awarded ‘Best Export Credit Agency’ at the 2019 International Trade Finance Awards. As the world’s first export credit agency, UK Export Finance will continue to innovate as it has done for the past 100 years.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Graham Stuart remove filter
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less than 2019-03-14T14:47:43.23Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-14T14:47:43.23Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Prisk more like this
1122954
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star this property date less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Trade: Developing Countries 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 What plans he has to ensure that the poorest countries in the world are able to take part fairly in global trade. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford more like this
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 910519 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 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
star this property answer text <p>We believe that the global, rules-based system is the most important protection poorer countries have. We will champion their interests through the WTO, enact a UK trade preferences scheme through the Taxation Cross Border Trade Act and then further improve their access to the UK market after we’ve left the EU.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Graham Stuart remove filter
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less than 2019-04-25T10:33:16.587Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-25T10:33:16.587Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
1122957
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Trade: Developing Countries 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 What plans he has to ensure that the poorest countries in the world are able to take part fairly in global trade. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency New Forest West more like this
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Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
star this property uin 910523 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 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
star this property answer text <p>We believe that the global, rules-based system is the most important protection poorer countries have. We will champion their interests through the WTO, enact a UK trade preferences scheme through the Taxation Cross Border Trade Act and then further improve their access to the UK market after we’ve left the EU.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Graham Stuart remove filter
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less than 2019-04-25T10:39:51.147Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-25T10:39:51.147Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-02-08more like thismore than 2018-02-08
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Electronic Surveillance: Honduras 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 international trade whether he has made an assessment as to whether the telecommunications interception equipment licensed to Honduras on 17 August 2017 and 19 December 2016 has been used by the authorities in their recent surveillance-led crack down against dissidents following November's disputed election; and whether he plans to revoke licences for strategic goods to that country. 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 127539 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 2018-02-20more like thismore than 2018-02-20
star this property answer text <p>All export licence applications are considered on a case-by-case basis against the Consolidated EU and National Arms Export Licensing Criteria based on the most up-to-date information and analysis available at the time, including reports from NGOs and our overseas network. We will not license the export of items where to do so would be inconsistent with any provision of the Consolidated Criteria. In particular, we assessed both licences against Criterion 2(a) – whether there is a clear risk that the goods might be used for internal repression.</p><p>Each application must be supported by an undertaking from the end-user which sets out the intended purpose of the goods. This undertaking is considered as part of the overall assessment process but we do not rely solely on assurances given by the recipient state in deciding whether or not to grant a licence. As part of our assessment under Criterion 2 we consider all relevant information, including the behaviour of the end user with regard to respect for human rights. In this case, as part of the assessment, the British Embassy in Honduras was consulted thoroughly on the end user and stated end use.</p><p>The first licence granted in December 2016 was for a temporary export for demonstration purposes; a condition of the licence was that the goods were returned to the UK within 12 months, this licence has now expired. Our records show that the licence granted in August 2017 has not been used and currently no goods have yet been shipped. I therefore do not consider that the goods licensed for export could have been used against protestors.</p><p>No licences have been revoked or suspended for Honduras. We are keeping the situation under careful review.</p><p>I am withholding the name of the exporter because information on export licence applicants is confidential.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Graham Stuart remove filter
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127579 more like this
127698 more like this
127700 more like this
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less than 2018-02-20T11:00:38.163Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-20T11:00:38.163Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-08more like thismore than 2018-02-08
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Electronic Surveillance: Honduras 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 Trade, whether he sought assurances from the Government of Honduras that the telecommunications interception equipment licensed to Honduras would not be used in internal repression. 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 127579 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 2018-02-20more like thismore than 2018-02-20
star this property answer text <p>All export licence applications are considered on a case-by-case basis against the Consolidated EU and National Arms Export Licensing Criteria based on the most up-to-date information and analysis available at the time, including reports from NGOs and our overseas network. We will not license the export of items where to do so would be inconsistent with any provision of the Consolidated Criteria. In particular, we assessed both licences against Criterion 2(a) – whether there is a clear risk that the goods might be used for internal repression.</p><p>Each application must be supported by an undertaking from the end-user which sets out the intended purpose of the goods. This undertaking is considered as part of the overall assessment process but we do not rely solely on assurances given by the recipient state in deciding whether or not to grant a licence. As part of our assessment under Criterion 2 we consider all relevant information, including the behaviour of the end user with regard to respect for human rights. In this case, as part of the assessment, the British Embassy in Honduras was consulted thoroughly on the end user and stated end use.</p><p>The first licence granted in December 2016 was for a temporary export for demonstration purposes; a condition of the licence was that the goods were returned to the UK within 12 months, this licence has now expired. Our records show that the licence granted in August 2017 has not been used and currently no goods have yet been shipped. I therefore do not consider that the goods licensed for export could have been used against protestors.</p><p>No licences have been revoked or suspended for Honduras. We are keeping the situation under careful review.</p><p>I am withholding the name of the exporter because information on export licence applicants is confidential.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Graham Stuart remove filter
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127539 more like this
127698 more like this
127700 more like this
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less than 2018-02-20T11:00:38.257Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-20T11:00:38.257Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-06more like thismore than 2019-02-06
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Arms Trade: Saudi Arabia 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 International Trade, with reference to the three extant Open Individual Trade Control Licences for bombs and missiles to Saudi Arabia, who manufactured those bombs and missiles; how many have been transferred under the Licences in each year since those Licences were granted; and what the value is of each such transfer in each of those years. 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 217627 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 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
star this property answer text <p>No Open Individual Trade Control Licences have been granted for bombs and missiles to Saudi Arabia.</p><p> </p><p>We believe the question was intended to ask about the three Open Individual Export Licences (OIELs), relating to Storm Shadow and Brimstone air-to-surface missiles, manufactured by MBDA and Paveway bombs, manufactured by Raytheon.</p><p> </p><p>We do not hold data for the number of weapons exported under an OIEL each year. OIEL applications do not include values because OIELs are generally not restricted by quantity.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Graham Stuart remove filter
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less than 2019-02-11T15:03:41.117Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-11T15:03:41.117Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
1148817
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star this property date less than 2019-10-14more like thismore than 2019-10-14
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Arms Trade: Saudi Arabia 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 International Trade, with reference to the response of 24 May 2018 to freedom of information request number FOI2018/00517, whether the arms export licence referred to in that response remains extant; and whether her Department continues to issue arms export licences for the sale of Paveway bombs to (a) Saudi Arabia and (b) its coalition allies. 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 294 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 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
star this property answer text <p>The licences referred to in FOI2018/00517 have all expired.</p><p> </p><p>Since the Court of Appeal’s judgment of 20 June 2019, new licences for exports to Saudi Arabia and other coalition partners for items which might be used in the conflict in Yemen, including Paveway bombs have been halted.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Graham Stuart remove filter
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less than 2019-10-17T14:51:26.237Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-17T14:51:26.237Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this