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1139653
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star 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 Commonwealth: English Language 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 steps he is taking to improve English literacy throughout the Commonwealth. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 911995 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 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
unstar this property answer text <p>DFID is tackling the learning crisis by supporting children to learn the basics of literacy, including in Commonwealth countries.</p><p>We are investing in English language learning, for example through our new skills hub, which includes Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria.</p><p>We also work directly to boost the quality of teaching in English, for example through the Girls’ Education Challenge.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-07-17T15:54:01.79Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T15:54:01.79Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1139654
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star 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 Mexico: USA 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 discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the humanitarian situation on the US-Mexico border. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Warrington South more like this
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Faisal Rashid more like this
star this property uin 911998 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 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
unstar this property answer text <p>I share the hon Gentleman’s concerns about the reports of poor conditions and overcrowding in US detention facilities on the border with Mexico.</p><p>I very much welcome the steps already taken by the Administration and Congress to address these issues, including the emergency funding signed off by the President on 1 July.</p><p>These are difficult issues, and the UK has also struggled sometimes to get this right.</p><p>But we very much encourage our US friends to continue to work to improve the conditions in these facilities.</p><p>I have seen the excellent work the US has done around the world to promote human rights, and so it is important that they uphold these standards as they continue to tackle the situation at the US-Mexico border.</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 2019-07-17T16:19:24.373Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T16:19:24.373Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Faisal Rashid more like this
1139655
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star 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 Developing Countries: Internally Displaced People 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 What support his Department provides to victims of forced displacement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 911999 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 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
unstar this property answer text <p>The UK remains at the forefront of refugee responses globally, providing both immediate lifesaving aid and access to jobs and education.</p><p>We helped develop and agree the new Global Compact on Refugees and have backed the call for a new UN High Level Panel to tackle internal displacement.</p> more like this
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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less than 2019-07-17T15:54:31.963Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T15:54:31.963Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1139656
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star 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 Palestinians: Overseas Aid 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 steps he is taking to ensure that UK aid to the Occupied Palestinian Territories facilitates peacebuilding with Israel. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Henley more like this
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John Howell more like this
star this property uin 912000 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 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
unstar this property answer text <p>DFID’s people-to-people programme builds support for peace by bringing together Palestinians and Israelis to promote tolerance and work on shared problems.</p><p>So far, over 1,200 young Israelis and Palestinians have taken part in holy site tours aimed at increasing understanding of religious tolerance. Ultimately the only way to achieve peace is through a negotiated two-state solution.</p> more like this
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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less than 2019-07-17T15:55:13.593Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T15:55:13.593Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Howell more like this
1139675
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star 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
star this property hansard heading Cultural Heritage: Africa 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, with reference to the French Government's approach to returning African cultural artefacts to their countries of origin, including the joint development of secure museums in those countries, what assessment he has had made of the potential merits of the UK adopting a similar approach to the return of artefacts held by UK museums. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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Chi Onwurah more like this
star this property uin 278486 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The French Government is still formulating their approach to these issues, including the basis on which any African cultural artefacts might be returned to countries of origin.</p><p> </p><p>Decisions about items in collections are a matter for UK museums themselves - and in the case of national museums, statutory duty lies with the board of trustees who operate independently from government.</p><p> </p><p>The UK is a world leader in culture and heritage and our museums co-operate extensively with countries around the world on the circulation, promotion and protection of their collections, including capacity building programmes supporting museums development and cultural heritage protection.</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 2019-07-22T10:07:00.773Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T10:07:00.773Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rebecca Pow more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1139699
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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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 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, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the potential merits of negotiating as part of a trade agreement between the UK and the US a change in the level of actionable limits for foreign bodies in food sold in the US. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 278536 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
unstar this property answer text <p>I refer the Hon. Member for Cardiff Central to the answer I gave on 22 July 2019, UIN: 277768.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Meon Valley more like this
star this property answering member printed George Hollingbery more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T11:38:05.48Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T11:38:05.48Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Hollingbery more like this
star this property tabling member
4425
unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
1139716
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Import Duties 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, what estimate he has made of average price reduction on non-EU goods into the UK from setting a new UK tariff schedule on exit from the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wokingham more like this
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John Redwood more like this
star this property uin 278326 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
unstar this property answer text <p>If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, the UK will implement the temporary tariff which will apply to all trade from partners not subject to alternative trade arrangements. This policy seeks to balance the impact on consumers from price rises and on producers from exposure to global competition. Under the temporary tariff, over 90% of imports by value currently entering the UK from outside the EU will be liberalised, rising from over 50%.</p><p> </p><p>In addition to tariffs, prices for imported goods depend on various factors, including exchange rate fluctuations, shipping costs and on various non-tariff barriers. Given the range of issues affecting prices, the Government does not attempt to estimate goods prices.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Meon Valley more like this
star this property answering member printed George Hollingbery more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T11:03:31.163Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T11:03:31.163Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Hollingbery more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Redwood more like this
1139735
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Equality Commission for Northern Ireland: Recruitment 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 Northern Ireland, what assessment she has made of the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland's recruitment criteria as a result of the composition of new commissioners announced in June 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
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Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
star this property uin 278398 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
unstar this property answer text <p>Following an open competition on 17 June 2019, the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland announced a number of new appointments to the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland. This competition was regulated by the Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments (OCPA). All stages of the process, including the recruitment criteria, were overseen by an independent panel member.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Weston-super-Mare more like this
star this property answering member printed John Penrose more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T10:08:57.967Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T10:08:57.967Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Penrose more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
1139750
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for International Trade: Working Hours 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, how much time off in lieu has been taken by staff in his Department in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 278372 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department for International Trade (DIT) has a Flexi-time policy, available for the use of all delegated grades and accessible on the Digital Workspace. This policy and the Department are compliant with the requirements of the Working Time Regulations 1998 in respect of civil servants’ working hours.</p><p> </p><p>This policy allows DIT staff to take time off in lieu where they have worked extra hours. This is managed locally between employees and their line managers, whose responsibility it is to ensure that their staff are not working excessive hours.</p><p> </p><p>Data on time off in lieu is not held centrally.</p><p> </p><p>DIT is committed to supporting the wellbeing of all its members of staff and has appropriate policies in place to support this, alongside a departmental Health and Wellbeing Plan.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Meon Valley more like this
star this property answering member printed George Hollingbery more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T10:25:56.923Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T10:25:56.923Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Hollingbery more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
1139762
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Northern Ireland Office: Working Hours 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 Northern Ireland, how much time off in lieu has been taken by staff in her Department in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 278382 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The information requested is not held centrally and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>The Northern Ireland Office is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of their staff in support of a healthy work/life balance. The Department has an active Wellbeing Network and line managers are aware of their responsibilities for ensuring that their team members do not work excessive hours.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Weston-super-Mare more like this
star this property answering member printed John Penrose more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T10:11:16Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T10:11:16Z
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1584
star this property label Biography information for John Penrose more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this