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star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Arms Trade: Export Controls 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 the total value of standard individual export licences for arms exports to (a) Saudi Arabia, (b) the UAE and (c) other coalition partners that were still valid on 20 June 2019. 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 273479 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 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
star this property answer text <p>Details of military rated licences that were extant as at 5 July 2019 and were granted prior to 31 December 2018 have been provided to the libraries of the House.</p><p> </p><p>The spreadsheet provided includes the value of each licence at the time it was granted, but we cannot provide an estimate of total values for licences that are still valid, as some of these will have been partially used. Some Standard Individual Export Licence (SIEL) value data includes data relating to a number of non-military rated items or items that do not require an export licence, which were included on the respective licence application.</p><p> </p><p>Information about licences granted from 1 January 2019 onwards have not, as yet, been published as official statistics on GOV.UK and therefore cannot be disclosed. The data currently published on GOV.UK covers licences where a decision was made prior to 1 January 2019, with details of each licence correct as at 15 March 2019.</p><p> </p><p>Information from the period 1 January 2019 to 31 March 2019 will be published on 16 July 2019 and data covering the period 1 April 2019 to 30 June 2019 will be published in October 2019.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is carefully considering the implications of the Court of Appeal Judgment for decision making. As part of this work we will be determining whether licences would need to be reconsidered. At this stage it is uncertain how long this work will take.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 273478 more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-07-11T14:27:53.72Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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4615
unstar this property label Biography information for Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
1136886
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
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 pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 27 June 2019 to Question 268564, if he will publish the (a) number, (b) type and (c) item code for (i) all extant licences for military goods to each of Saudi Arabia's coalition partners and (ii) any such licences under review as a result of the Court of Appeal Judgment of 20 June 2019; and what the timetable is for the completion of those reviews. 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 273478 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 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
star this property answer text <p>Details of military rated licences that were extant as at 5 July 2019 and were granted prior to 31 December 2018 have been deposited in the libraries of the House.</p><p> </p><p>The spreadsheet deposited includes the value of each licence at the time it was granted, but we cannot provide an estimate of total values for licences that are still valid, as some of these will have been partially used. Some Standard Individual Export Licence (SIEL) value data includes data relating to a number of non-military rated items or items that do not require an export licence, which were included on the respective licence application.</p><p> </p><p>Information about licences granted from 1 January 2019 onwards have not, as yet, been published as official statistics on GOV.UK and therefore cannot be disclosed. The data currently published on GOV.UK covers licences where a decision was made prior to 1 January 2019, with details of each licence correct as at 15 March 2019.</p><p> </p><p>Information from the period 1 January 2019 to 31 March 2019 will be published on 16 July 2019 and data covering the period 1 April 2019 to 30 June 2019 will be published in October 2019.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is carefully considering the implications of the Court of Appeal Judgment for decision making. As part of this work we will be determining whether licences would need to be reconsidered. At this stage it is uncertain how long this work will take.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-07-11T14:27:53.673Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-11T14:27:53.673Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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4615
unstar this property label Biography information for Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
1137660
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Overseas Trade 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 International Trade, what plans he has to use the Board of Trade to ensure that the constituent parts of the UK benefit from UK trade policy after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Clacton more like this
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Giles Watling more like this
star this property uin 911907 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 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
star this property answer text <p>Establishing the Board of Trade has been one of this department’s major achievements over the last three years and it will continue to meet in all UK Nations and regions. It has representation from the Secretaries of State for Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, and business advisers from across the UK, and will make sure all parts of the UK benefit from the jobs and investment that come with an independent trade policy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Somerset more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Liam Fox more like this
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less than 2019-07-11T12:16:58.797Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-11T12:16:58.797Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Liam Fox more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Giles Watling more like this
1135445
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Arms Trade: Bahrain more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government why they have suspended the issuance of new export licences for the sale of arms to Bahrain. more like this
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Lord Scriven more like this
star this property uin HL16766 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 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
star this property answer text <p>The Government is carefully considering the implications of the Court of Appeal judgment of 20 June for decision making. While we do this, we will not grant any new licences for exports to Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners (UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain and Egypt) for possible use in the conflict in Yemen. We disagree with the judgment and are seeking permission to appeal.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2019-07-11T12:00:42.767Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-11T12:00:42.767Z
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star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Scriven more like this
1137661
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Technology: 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 To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what recent assessment he has made of trends in the level of foreign direct investment in the UK tech sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chichester more like this
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Gillian Keegan more like this
star this property uin 911906 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 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
star this property answer text <p>The latest Tech Nation report showed the UK attracts more VC tech investment than any other European nation, with £6.3 billion raised in 2018. The UK is both a leading global financial hub and an Artificial Intelligence (AI) hub, home to more AI start-ups than any other European country with over 1000 companies and 600 investors.</p><p> </p><p>Last month during London Tech Week, my department announced a further £1.2 billion of new foreign direct investment in the UK tech sector which will create more than 850 jobs.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-07-11T11:37:42.153Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-11T11:37:42.153Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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4680
unstar this property label Biography information for Gillian Keegan more like this
1137625
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
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 pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, with reference to the Court of Appeal ruling on 20 June 2019 in R (on the application of Campaign Against Arms Trade) v. The Secretary of State for International Trade, whether his Department will suspend extant open licences for the export of arms to Saudi Arabia. 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 274613 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 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
star this property answer text <p>The Government is carefully considering the implications of the Court of Appeal judgment of 20 June for decision making. We disagree with the judgment and are seeking permission to appeal. While we do this, we will not grant any new licences for exports to Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners (UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain and Egypt) for possible use in the conflict in Yemen.</p><p> </p><p>Extant licences are not immediately affected by this judgment but decisions about these licences are remitted to the Government to reconsider in the light of the judgment. The Campaign Against Arms Trade did not seek an Order to suspend licences and the Court has not ordered their suspension. The Court expressly clarified that the outcome of the reconsideration was not a foregone conclusion.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-07-11T10:59:41.42Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-11T10:59:41.42Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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4615
unstar this property label Biography information for Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
1136602
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Overseas Trade: North East 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 steps the Government is taking to tackle the concerns of export and import businesses in North east England on the UK leaving the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wansbeck more like this
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Ian Lavery more like this
star this property uin 272838 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 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
star this property answer text <p>HMG has published on-line guidance on how leaving the EU may affect a business and what they can do to prepare. ‘Helping businesses prepare for EU Exit’ is on GOV.UK. It includes information on employment, importing, exporting, transporting, operating in the EU, regulations and standards, personal data, funding and Intellectual Property. It also includes guidance on changes to exporting goods and services from the UK to specific countries if we leave the EU with no deal. Alongside this, North East based DIT officials and International Trade Advisers are engaging with LEPs and Growth Hubs to support businesses across the region.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-07-11T10:21:35.817Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-11T10:21:35.817Z
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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 Ian Lavery more like this
1137421
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Trade Agreements: China and India 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 his (a) Chinese and (b) Indian counterpart on a trade deal after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 274545 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 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
star this property answer text <p>The UK is preparing to strengthen its trade ties with international partners, including China and India post EU-exit.</p><p> </p><p>In January 2018, the UK and China launched a Joint Trade and Investment Review to explore options to enhance their trade and investment relationship, without pre-judging outcomes. My Rt Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for International Trade visited China five times in 2018 to discuss our ambition for a strong trade partnership.</p><p> </p><p>The UK-India Joint Trade Review, announced during the Prime Minister’s visit to India in 2016, has helped us better understand the UK-India trade relationship. In April 2018, both Prime Ministers agreed to forge a new trade partnership, to take forward recommendations from the Review. This work is being progressed through the Joint Working Group on trade which has met eight times since November 2016.</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 2019-07-11T10:18:00.907Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-11T10:18:00.907Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir George Hollingbery more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1136641
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Arms 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 To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, which weapons and equipment were licenced for sale to Israel on 18 May 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dundee West more like this
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Chris Law more like this
star this property uin 272863 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 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
star this property answer text <p>No licences were granted for weapons on 18<sup>th</sup> May 2018 for export to Israel.</p><p> </p><p>However, two equipment licences were granted – one was a Temporary export licence for military training equipment, which was issued for use in the provision of an aerial target for an air defence training exercise. Temporary exports are returned to the UK within the 12 month validity of the licence granted. The second licence was for information security equipment, which was issued for a street light control gateway.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-07-11T10:13:17.023Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-11T10:13:17.023Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Law more like this
1136370
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Environment Protection: Investment 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 International Trade, what steps he is taking to encourage green investment in the UK to ensure that the UK reaches Net Zero by 2050. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Clacton more like this
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Giles Watling more like this
star this property uin 272291 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 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
star this property answer text <p>DIT’s global network is dedicated to promoting green investment in the UK, such as in renewable energy, and broader low carbon growth. For example, the UK has the biggest offshore wind capacity in the world, with full participation of global investors, developers, and a growing UK supply chain. The Industrial Strategy Offshore Wind Sector Deal builds on the UK’s global leadership position in offshore wind and seeks to maximise the advantages for UK industry from the global shift to clean growth. The Sector Deal sets out a strategy to deliver 30GW of Offshore Wind energy by 2030, and supply chain investment of £250M. The Government published its Green Finance Strategy on 2 July setting out the steps it is taking to catalyse green investment in the UK and abroad.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-07-10T11:50:47.327Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T11:50:47.327Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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4677
unstar this property label Biography information for Giles Watling more like this