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star this property date less than 2019-03-05more like thismore than 2019-03-05
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Free Movement of People 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 Exiting the European Union, whether the Prime Minister has entered into correspondence with the European Council on changing the mandate of the European Commission to allow for the adoption of part two of the Withdrawal Agreement on citizens’ rights under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston and Surbiton more like this
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Sir Edward Davey more like this
star this property uin 228559 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
star this property answer text <p>From the very beginning the Prime Minister has been clear that safeguarding the rights of EU citizens living in the UK and UK nationals living in the EU was her first priority for negotiations. The best way to guarantee those rights, both for UK nationals in the EU and EU citizens in the UK, is through the Withdrawal Agreement.</p><p>On 27 February, the House of Commons supported a proposal by Alberto Costa MP which requires the Government to seek a joint UK/EU commitment to preserve the citizens’ rights section of the Withdrawal Agreement, whatever the outcome of negotiations.</p><p><del class="ministerial">The Secretary of State Steve Barclay has now written to the EU’s lead Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, on ring-fencing the Citizens’ Rights part of the Withdrawal Agreement. This letter has also been copied to Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament’s Brexit coordinator and shared with the Secretary-General. Copies of the letter have been placed in the libraries of both Houses and it has been published online at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/costa-amendment-letter-to-the-eu-institutions" target="_blank">gov.uk</a>.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Secretary of State Steve Barclay has now written to the EU’s lead Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, on ring-fencing the Citizens’ Rights part of the Withdrawal Agreement. This letter has also been shared with Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament’s Brexit coordinator and the Secretary General of the European Council. Copies of the letter have been placed in the libraries of both Houses and it has been published online at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/costa-amendment-letter-to-the-eu-institutions" target="_blank">gov.uk</a>.</ins></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Worcester more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robin Walker more like this
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less than 2019-03-11T16:50:27.41Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-11T16:50:27.41Z
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less than 2019-03-11T21:37:11.117Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-11T21:37:11.117Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robin Walker more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Worcester more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robin Walker more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robin Walker more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Edward Davey more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-21more like thismore than 2019-03-21
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Department for Exiting the European Union: Consultants 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 Exiting the European Union, how many consultants his Department has hired since 2016; and at what cost to the taxpayer. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bootle more like this
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Peter Dowd more like this
star this property uin 235288 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-26more like thismore than 2019-03-26
star this property answer text <p>The Department uses consultancy services to source flexible labour to support short term projects that demand specialist knowledge and skills. From the Department’s formation on 14th July 2016 to date, it has incurred direct costs of £7.9m on consultancy services. Consultancy costs for the current financial year (2018-19) will be disclosed in full in the Department’s Annual Report and Accounts.</p><p>The Department does not hold information on the number of consultants hired<ins class="ministerial">.</ins> <del class="ministerial">in any one year as this work is often commissioned as part of an outcomes based contract to ensure value for money.</del></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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less than 2019-03-26T13:45:44Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-26T13:45:44Z
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less than 2019-03-26T15:19:50.177Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-26T15:19:50.177Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Peter Dowd more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-05-03more like thismore than 2018-05-03
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Brexit more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will place in the library of the House a copy of the document Draft agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community recently transmitted to the UK authorities for negotiation; and what plans they have for initiating, or involving the UK Parliament in, consideration of that document. more like this
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Lord Balfe more like this
star this property uin HL7542 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-16more like thismore than 2018-05-16
star this property answer text <p>The Draft agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community was published on 19 March 2018 on gov.uk. It was accessible to peers in the Printed Paper office but will now be <strong><ins class="ministerial">deposited</ins></strong><del class="ministerial">made available</del> in the library of the House.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union has recently given evidence to the Exiting the EU Committee and the European Union Committee, on 25 April and 1 May respectively, where he discussed at length issues relating to the draft withdrawal agreement.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Lord Boswell of Aynho, as Chairman of the European Union Committee, wrote to the Secretary of State on 21 March with 24 questions regarding the draft withdrawal agreement. The Secretary of State responded in detail to the Committee's questions in writing on 19 April.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>This is in addition to a wide range of other parliamentary activity undertaken by select committees in scrutinising particular elements of what is expected to constitute part of the eventual Withdrawal Agreement - and the Government has been clear that the withdrawal agreement will be subject to a vote in both Houses of Parliament.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Callanan more like this
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less than 2018-05-10T14:43:22.697Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-10T14:43:22.697Z
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less than 2018-05-16T11:13:00.000Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-16T11:13:00.000Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Callanan more like this
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star this property answering member printed Lord Callanan more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Callanan more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Balfe more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-09-12more like thismore than 2018-09-12
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Department for Exiting the European Union: Staff 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 Exiting the European Union, how many staff (a) are employed directly by (b) are seconded to and (c) work under contract to his Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stoke-on-Trent Central more like this
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Gareth Snell more like this
star this property uin 174123 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-09more like thismore than 2018-10-09
star this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">I can confirm that all staff directly employed by the Department for Exiting the European Union are paid in line with the Government’s National Living Wage. All staff are based in London and are paid in line with the living wage, as defined by the Living Wage Foundation.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Department is recruiting the brightest and the best from across the civil service, the wider public sector and the private sector. The Department for Exiting the European Union now has over 650 staff. We will not be providing a running commentary as recruitment is ongoing and numbers are regularly changing.</ins></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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less than 2018-10-09T11:06:16.01Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-09T11:06:16.01Z
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less than 2018-10-09T12:47:06.537Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-09T12:47:06.537Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Gareth Snell more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Department for Exiting the European Union: Bullying 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 Exiting the European Union, what estimate he has made of the number of cases of bullying and harassment that have been recorded against managers in his Department in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 251311 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Exiting the European Union is committed to being an inclusive workplace where people can bring their whole selves to work. We care about the wellbeing of our staff and have committed to taking a zero tolerance approach to bullying and harassment.</p><p>We fully investigate all claims of bullying and harassment and take action in line with Departmental policies as appropriate. We have also introduced fair treatment ambassadors to provide another avenue for staff to receive support and signposting, as well as initiatives to help individuals, especially managers, recognise and resolve instances of bullying and harassment.</p><p>As the Department was created within the last 5 years, we only have records from 2017:</p><p> </p><p>2015: 0</p><p>2016: 0</p><p>2017:<ins class="ministerial"> less than 5</ins><ins class="ministerial"></ins></p><p>2018:<ins class="ministerial"> less than 5</ins><ins class="ministerial"></ins></p><p>2019: 0</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Spelthorne more like this
star this property answering member printed Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T14:24:29.14Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T14:24:29.14Z
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less than 2019-05-15T09:34:53.513Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T09:34:53.513Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Spelthorne more like this
star this property answering member printed Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Erasmus+ Programme 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 Exiting the European Union, what recent discussions have taken place on the UK's continuing participation in Erasmus in the event of the UK leaving the EU (a) with and (b) without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 1081 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-10-23
star this property answer text <p>The Government values international exchange and collaboration in education and training.</p><p>Under the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK would continue to take part in current EU programmes, including Erasmus+, for the duration of the transition period. Any participation beyond this would be a matter for upcoming negotiations on our future relationship with the EU. While the regulations for future EU programmes are still in the process of being developed, the Political Declaration envisages the possibility of UK participation in EU programmes like Erasmus+ and the negotiation of general terms of participation.</p><p>In the event that the UK leaves the EU with no agreement in place, the Government’s guarantee will cover the payment of awards to UK applicants for all successful Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps bids submitted before the end of 2020. <ins class="ministerial"><strong>Furthermore, the Commission’s Erasmus+ contingency regulation establishes that Key Action 1 mobilities, that are ongoing when the UK withdraws from the EU, do not have to be interrupted, even in a ‘no deal’ scenario. </strong></ins>This means UK Erasmus+ students already abroad will be able to complete their study placements.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochford and Southend East more like this
star this property answering member printed James Duddridge more like this
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less than 2019-10-23T16:09:30.067Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-23T16:09:30.067Z
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less than 2019-11-04T16:14:14.893Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T16:14:14.893Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Duddridge more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Rochford and Southend East more like this
star this property answering member printed James Duddridge more like this
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star this property label Biography information for James Duddridge more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-05more like thismore than 2018-12-05
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits and Legal Aid Scheme: EU Nationals 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 Exiting the European Union, with reference to Article 10 and Article 18 of the Draft Withdrawal Agreement, published on 14 November 2018, whether the Government plans to confer on EU parents who have lived in the UK for more than 3 months but less than 5 years, the same status as a UK citizen in terms of (a) social security benefits and (b) legal aid after the invocation of Article 50. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
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Wera Hobhouse more like this
star this property uin 199467 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 2018-12-12more like thismore than 2018-12-12
star this property answer text <p>We have been clear that, under the Withdrawal Agreement, EU citizens in the UK on a pathway to settled status will continue to be able to access benefits after the end of the implementation period on the same basis that they can access them now. This broadly means equal access for workers and the self-employed and limited access for those not working. If these individuals go on to acquire settled status, they will then be able to access benefits on the same terms as comparable UK nationals.</p><p>Legal aid will continue to be available to all that meet the required criteria under the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO) and who require legal services that are within scope of LASPO.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Worcester more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robin Walker more like this
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less than 2018-12-12T16:23:51.867Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-12T16:23:51.867Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robin Walker more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-23more like thismore than 2018-11-23
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
unstar this property hansard heading EU Budget: Contributions more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether any final financial settlement with the EU resulting from Brexit will represent the UK's accumulated obligations; and if so, how much the accumulated obligations represent; and whether they will publish a breakdown of those obligations. more like this
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Viscount Waverley more like this
star this property uin HL11763 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 2018-12-06more like thismore than 2018-12-06
star this property answer text <p><strong></strong>We have agreed a fair financial settlement with the EU as part of the draft Withdrawal Agreement which reflects the UK paying its share of the outstanding EU commitments made during the period of our membership. Our estimate, based on reasonable assumptions and publically available data, falls within the range of £35bn-£39bn, and the National Audit Office confirmed in April 2018 that these assumptions were reasonable.</p><p>Details of the basis on which that figure was reached can be found in the draft Withdrawal Agreement, published on November 14th, 2018. The Chancellor of the Exchequer also provided details to the Treasury Select Committee in January 2018, including a breakdown of the components of the settlement.</p><p> </p><p><strong><strong></strong><br></strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Callanan more like this
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less than 2018-12-06T16:53:30.457Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-06T16:53:30.457Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Callanan more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Viscount Waverley more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-04-10more like thismore than 2019-04-10
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
unstar this property hansard heading European Parliament Members more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the need to ensure that British members of the European Parliament (1) do not disrupt the work of that parliament, and (2) are able to represent British interests appropriately in discharging their duties; and what steps they are taking as a result of any such assessment. more like this
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Viscount Waverley more like this
star this property uin HL15208 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
star this property answer text <p>The European Council Decision, taken in agreement with the UK on 11 April, includes a duty of sincere cooperation in relation to the extension of Article 50. This includes reference to “the commitment by the United Kingdom to act in a constructive and responsible manner throughout the extension”. The full Decision can be found here: https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2019/04/10/20190410-european-council-decision-on-extension/.</p><p>If the Withdrawal Agreement has not been ratified by 22 May, we have a legal obligation to hold European Parliament elections as a Member State, as set out under EU treaties, and we will uphold these obligations. We have therefore already started making the necessary domestic preparations in order to prepare for this potential outcome. However, as the Prime Minister has said, we will make every effort to ensure the Withdrawal Agreement is ratified by 22 May so that we do not need to hold these elections.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Callanan more like this
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less than 2019-04-25T10:51:43.577Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-25T10:51:43.577Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Callanan more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Viscount Waverley more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-07-11more like thismore than 2017-07-11
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Global High-level Conference on Road Safety more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government, in the light of the offer to UK citizens living in other EU member states made by the EU on 22 May, why the Prime Minister made a separate, and different, offer to EU citizens living in the UK on 22 June; whether they intend to negotiate to bring those two offers into line; and if so, how. more like this
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Viscount Waverley more like this
star this property uin HL714 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-24more like thismore than 2017-07-24
star this property answer text <p>The Prime Minister has always been clear that our first priority is to reach agreement on the post-exit position of EU citizens now living in the UK and of UK nationals and living in other EU countries. The UK’s offer on citizens rights is set out in the policy paper “Safeguarding the position of EU citizens in the UK and UK nationals in the EU” and seeks to ensure that EU citizens in the UK retain their rights to residence, benefits and pensions, and access to services, including healthcare and education. It makes clear that the UK expects reciprocity for UK nationals living in the EU in return for its offer which we believe is a fair and serious one.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2017-07-24T14:50:16.483Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-24T14:50:16.483Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Viscount Waverley more like this