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star this property date less than 2019-05-01more like thismore than 2019-05-01
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Malaysia: Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the validity of reports that the British High Commission in Malaysia provided financial support to the Kuala Lumpur think tank Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs while that institute argued against tobacco control legislation, including tobacco taxes and plain packaging. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 249957 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 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
star this property answer text <p>The British High Commission in Kuala Lumpur has, in the past, commissioned the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) to undertake projects that support the UK’s prosperity, economic and political agenda in Malaysia. These projects were delivered between 2013 and 2017 and were not associated in any way with the promotion of tobacco products. The Government takes very seriously its obligations as a Party to the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. HMG in Malaysia has not co-financed or partnered in any way with tobacco companies whether through our Prosperity or Global Britain Funds.</p><p> </p><p>Foreign and Commonwealth Office-led programmes follow the standards set out by Her Majesty's Treasury. They receive robust scrutiny to ensure that all spend represents value for money for UK taxpayers and advances the UN’s sustainable development goals and our foreign policy objectives.</p><p>​</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
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less than 2019-05-08T14:46:50.51Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-08T14:46:50.51Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1124214
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-01more like thismore than 2019-05-01
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Tobacco 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to ensure that officials of his Department comply with his Department's guidance on support in relation to the tobacco industry; and whether overseas diplomatic staff of his Department have met with representatives of the tobacco industry. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 249959 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 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
star this property answer text <p>The Government takes very seriously its obligations as a Party to the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). This includes the treaty commitment at Article 5.3 to protect public health policies with respect to tobacco control from commercial and other vested interests of the tobacco industry. The FCTC does not prohibit meetings with representatives of the tobacco industry but the Foreign and Commonwealth Office issues guidance annually to all staff on limiting support to the tobacco industry to ensure FCTC compliance. We do not hold a central record of staff meetings with third parties. ​</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-08T14:49:04.013Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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4488
star this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1121819
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Ahmed Mansoor 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to his Emirati counterpart on the health of Ahmed Mansoor, a prisoner of conscience who has been on hunger strike for four weeks in al-Sadr prison. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 245892 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 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
star this property answer text <p>​My officials have raised the case of Ahmed Mansoor with their Emirati counterparts at the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Similarly, in coordination with my officials and other EU member states, the EU delegation to the UAE raised this case with Emirati officials.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
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less than 2019-04-25T14:29:25.467Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-25T14:29:25.467Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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4488
star this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-04more like thismore than 2019-03-04
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Alia Abdel Nour 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will raise with his Emirati counterpart the case of Alia Abdel Nour. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 228081 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 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
star this property answer text <p>​The UK has a strong history of protecting human rights and promoting our values globally. The depth and breadth of our relationship with United Arab Emirates (UAE) means we can express concerns on a range of issues in a frank and open way at senior levels, but for this to be most effective this is more often in private conversation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2019-03-12T17:20:54.837Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-12T17:20:54.837Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading United Arab Emirates: Prisoners 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made with his Emirati counterpart on the recent allegations of systematic torture and abuse of female prisoners in Abu Dhabi’s al-Watbha jail. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 189751 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 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
star this property answer text <p>We are not aware of allegations relating to mistreatment or torture of female prisoners in Al-Watbha jail and have not made representations on this matter. Where the UK has concerns about human rights, we continue to raise them in private with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, or in partnership with the EU Delegation to the United Arab Emirates</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-11-14T16:27:56.06Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-14T16:27:56.06Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-10more like thismore than 2018-09-10
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Ahmed Mansoor more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with this Emirati counterpart on the sentencing of the human rights activist, Ahmed Mansoor. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 172555 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 2018-09-18more like thismore than 2018-09-18
star this property answer text <p>My officials raised the case of Ahmed Mansoor with their Emirati counterparts at the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 15 April. Similarly, in coordination with my officials and other EU member states, the EU Delegation to the UAE raised this case with Emirati officials on 5 July. ​</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-09-18T13:34:10.26Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-18T13:34:10.26Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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4488
star this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-12more like thismore than 2018-01-12
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Laos: Religious Freedom 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the level of religious freedom in Laos; and what steps the Government is taking to promote the right to freedom of religion or belief in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 122419 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 2018-01-22more like thismore than 2018-01-22
star this property answer text <p>​We raise human rights concerns on a regular basis with the Lao government both bilaterally and through multilateral fora. As part of Laos' most recent Universal Periodic Review in 2015, we raised concerns regarding restrictions on the right to freedom of religion or belief.</p><p>This topic is also on the agenda at the annual EU-Laos Human Rights Dialogue, where individual cases of concern are included in the discussion.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
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less than 2018-01-22T17:13:57.273Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-22T17:13:57.273Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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4488
star this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-12more like thismore than 2017-12-12
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Nabeel Rajab 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has made representations to his Bahraini counterpart on the Bahraini court’s rejection of Nabeel Rajab’s appeal against a two-year prison sentence for speaking to journalists; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 118782 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 2017-12-19more like thismore than 2017-12-19
star this property answer text <p>​We have raised this case with the Bahraini Government at senior levels. The UK continues to encourage the Bahraini Government to deliver on its international and domestic human rights commitments.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-12-19T13:09:31.567Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-19T13:09:31.567Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-06more like thismore than 2017-12-06
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Nabeel Rajab 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations his Department has made to the Government of Bahrain on Nabeel Rajab’s unsuccessful appeal against a two-year prison sentence for speaking to journalists. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 117799 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 2017-12-14more like thismore than 2017-12-14
star this property answer text ​We continue to closely monitor the case of Nabeel Rajab and have raised it with the Bahraini Government at the highest levels. The British Government continues to emphasise to the Government of Bahrain the need to respect the rights of all citizens, including freedom of expression. more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-12-14T15:00:36.33Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-14T15:00:36.33Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-22more like thismore than 2017-11-22
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Zimbabwe: Armed Forces 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations his Department has made to the Government of Zimbabwe on ensuring the monitoring of the activities of the Zimbabwean Defence Force and their return to barracks. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 114986 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 2017-11-30more like thismore than 2017-11-30
star this property answer text <p>The UK has had regular contact with the Zimbabwean Government over the last two weeks. Most recently, I met with incoming President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday. Officials have also met Chief of Defence Staff General Chiwenga.</p><p>These dramatic political events were clearly triggered by a military intervention. But the most important thing now is that Zimbabweans are able to exercise their constitutional right to elect a civilian government. This can only happen through free and fair elections. A re-establishment of a civilian-led government with a clear separation between the party and the state must be a priority. The UK has made this clear to the Government of Zimbabwe.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2017-11-30T16:32:43.68Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-30T16:32:43.68Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this