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star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Offences against Children: Northern Ireland 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 steps they intend to take in relation to the institutional abuse in Northern Ireland; and what plans they have, if any, to ensure survivors receive compensation. more like this
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Lord Hay of Ballyore more like this
star this property uin HL17634 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p>The UK Government has committed to introducing legislation at Westminster by the end of the year, should a restored NI Executive not be in place.</p><p> </p><p>The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland has committed to finding a slot for this Bill.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T15:35:53.337Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:35:53.337Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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4352
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hay of Ballyore more like this
1144147
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Business: Northern Ireland 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 what steps they are taking to support Northern Ireland's business community. more like this
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Lord Hay of Ballyore more like this
star this property uin HL17635 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
unstar this property answer text <p>The UK Government is committed to supporting businesses across the UK as part of the Prime Minister’s commitment to levelling up our regions. In doing so, the UK Government has supported NI businesses through:</p><p> </p><ul><li>The British Business Bank, which has supported 1,250 SMEs in Northern Ireland with £80.2m (as at December 2018) since 2014. In the last year alone, over 1,000 loans have been granted to NI businesses, valued at £7.3m;</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>At Spring Statement, a UK-wide review of the Aggregates Levy was launched which will consider the impact of the levy on businesses in Northern Ireland; and</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>Delivering an ambitious set of City Deals worth over £400m.</li></ul><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T11:26:48.957Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T11:26:48.957Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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4352
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hay of Ballyore more like this
1144240
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Human Trafficking: Children 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 Northern Ireland, what comparative assessment he has made of the effectiveness of guardianship for separated and trafficked children in (a) Northern Ireland and (b) other constituent parts of the UK to ensure the identification of trafficking among separated children. 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 286237 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p>Children who are victims or potential victims of trafficking and those who are separated often face great anxiety and uncertainty about their futures, as well as needing to navigate a number of unfamiliar processes to reach durable solutions about their future.</p><p> </p><p>I am aware of the regional service launched by the Northern Ireland Health and Social Care Board in early 2018 to support children in Northern Ireland who are victims of human trafficking and children who are separated from their families and their home countries. The Human Trafficking and Exploitation Act (NI) 2015, which was introduced to provide protection from traffickers and tackle modern slavery and exploitation, included a duty for the Health and Social Care Board to establish such a service and the service is delivered by Barnardo’s NI.</p><p> </p><p>The regional Independent Guardian Service is intended to strengthen the safeguarding arrangements to such children and specifically to assist, represent and support such children by listening to their views and making representation to, and liaising closely with all other agencies that fulfil key functions in the arrangements for their immediate and future care and protection.</p><p> </p><p>This issue is wholly devolved in Northern Ireland, and so it would not be appropriate to carry out an assessment or comparisons of the merits of the system.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Skipton and Ripon more like this
star this property answering member printed Julian Smith more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T13:13:35.317Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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4118
star this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
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4131
unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1144512
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Police Service of Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland, what steps the Government is taking as part of its planning for the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal to increase the number of officers in the Police Service of Northern Ireland in line with the recent request by its Chief Constable; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Down more like this
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Lady Hermon more like this
star this property uin 286149 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">Policing is a devolved matter in Northern Ireland and operational capability is a matter for the Chief Constable. The PSNI’s main budget is allocated by the Department of Justice from the Northern Ireland block grant.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The UK Government has provided the PSNI with the additional security funding it has asked for and needs to ensure that they have the resource (including officers) to tackle the SEVERE threat from Northern Ireland related terrorism (NIRT). This additional security funding boosts PSNI’s ability to tackle the terrorist threat while ensuring day-to-day policing isn’t compromised.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">PSNI received £230m additional security funding in the last parliament and £160m in this one. In addition, the UK Government has provided PSNI with over £16.5m to help prepare for EU exit. This funding from the UK Government will continue to support PSNI to address the wider security pressures and contingencies arising from the NIRT threat and EU exit preparations and will enable PSNI to recruit 206 additional officers this financial year.</ins></p>
star this property answering member constituency Skipton and Ripon more like this
star this property answering member printed Julian Smith more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:59:08.673Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:59:08.673Z
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less than 2019-10-07T20:32:55.923Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-07T20:32:55.923Z
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4118
star this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
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135704
star this property answering member constituency Skipton and Ripon more like this
star this property answering member printed Julian Smith more like this
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4118
star this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
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1437
unstar this property label Biography information for Lady Hermon more like this
1144723
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Blood: Contamination 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 Northern Ireland, if he will allocate the additional funding announced by the Chancellor during Spending Round 2019 to compensate people affected by contaminated blood scandal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Antrim more like this
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Paul Girvan more like this
star this property uin 286854 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p>The contaminated blood scandal was a tragedy that has caused unimaginable pain and hurt to victims and their families.</p><p> </p><p>The Infected Blood Inquiry is UK-wide and the Inquiry terms of reference include consideration of financial assistance across all the nations of the UK.</p><p> </p><p>The Minister of State for Northern Ireland recently met with the Chair of Haemophilia NI to discuss the issue of support for victims in Northern Ireland.</p><p> </p><p>However, this is a devolved matter and the allocation of the NI budget is the responsibility of the Northern Ireland Civil Service.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Skipton and Ripon more like this
star this property answering member printed Julian Smith more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T13:15:00.547Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T13:15:00.547Z
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4118
star this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Girvan more like this
1144852
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Abortion: Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland, what discussions he has had with pro-life groups in Northern Ireland on the legislation to decriminalise abortion in Northern Ireland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lagan Valley more like this
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Sir Jeffrey M. Donaldson more like this
star this property uin 286661 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">There are a range of sensitive policy issues to carefully work through in order to deliver regulations to provide access to abortion services in Northern Ireland by 31 March 2020 in Northern Ireland. This duty will come into effect if the Northern Ireland Executive is not restored by 21 October 2019. </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">Government officials including from the NIO have met some representatives of the medical profession and other stakeholders and will continue to do so in the weeks ahead.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">There will also be a period of consultation throughout this process for individuals in Northern Ireland as well as relevant organisations to provide input and views. I will continue to keep the House updated on these plans at the appropriate opportunities through the Executive Formation Act reporting requirements.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Government's preference remains seeing the Stormont institutions back up and running so they can take forward any issues of reform on these types of sensitive devolved issues, as a matter of priority.</ins></p>
star this property answering member constituency Skipton and Ripon more like this
star this property answering member printed Julian Smith more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:56:41.827Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:56:41.827Z
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less than 2019-10-02T16:30:30.91Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-02T16:30:30.91Z
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4118
star this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
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135690
star this property answering member constituency Skipton and Ripon more like this
star this property answering member printed Julian Smith more like this
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4118
star this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
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650
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Jeffrey M. Donaldson more like this
1144857
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Terrorism: Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland, what progress has been made on the consultation to agree new institutions to deal with the legacy issues in Northern Ireland; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lagan Valley more like this
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Sir Jeffrey M. Donaldson more like this
star this property uin 286665 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p>This Government remains fully committed to finding a solution for dealing with the legacy of the Troubles which works for everyone - this means a way forward which meets the needs of victims and survivors, ensures that members of the Armed Forces and police are treated fairly and complies with the UK Government’s domestic and international legal obligations. Taking into account the responses received to the recent consultation, I will continue to work closely with the Northern Ireland parties, and ministerial colleagues - particularly in the Ministry of Defence and Office for Veterans’ Affairs, parliamentarians, the Irish Government and key stakeholders to find a way forward which is effective, legally robust and commands consensus.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Skipton and Ripon more like this
star this property answering member printed Julian Smith more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T13:17:13.647Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T13:17:13.647Z
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4118
star this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
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650
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Jeffrey M. Donaldson more like this
1145173
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Anniversaries: Northern Ireland 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 discussions he has had with political parties on plans to mark the centenary of Northern Ireland in 2021. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lagan Valley more like this
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Sir Jeffrey M. Donaldson more like this
star this property uin 287501 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">My discussions with the political parties have been focused to date on the urgent need to restore devolved government in Northern Ireland. Officials in my Department are exploring options for marking the centenary of Northern Ireland in 2021.</ins></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Skipton and Ripon more like this
star this property answering member printed Julian Smith more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:51:43.23Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:51:43.23Z
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less than 2019-10-02T16:30:14.683Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-02T16:30:14.683Z
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4118
star this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
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135657
star this property answering member constituency Skipton and Ripon more like this
star this property answering member printed Julian Smith more like this
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4118
star this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
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650
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Jeffrey M. Donaldson more like this
1145174
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Brexit: Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland, what recent discussions he has had with the Irish Government on alternative arrangements to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland when the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lagan Valley more like this
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Sir Jeffrey M. Donaldson more like this
star this property uin 287502 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">I have regular discussions with the Irish Government concerning the UK's exit from the EU.</ins></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Skipton and Ripon more like this
star this property answering member printed Julian Smith more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:50:50.913Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:50:50.913Z
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less than 2019-10-07T20:32:46.733Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-07T20:32:46.733Z
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4118
star this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
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135646
star this property answering member constituency Skipton and Ripon more like this
star this property answering member printed Julian Smith more like this
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4118
star this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
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650
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Jeffrey M. Donaldson more like this
1145175
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading International Cooperation: Republic of Ireland 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 Northern Ireland, what discussions he has had with the Irish Government on enhanced east-west cooperation between the UK and the Irish Republic when the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lagan Valley more like this
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Sir Jeffrey M. Donaldson more like this
star this property uin 287503 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">I have regular discussions with the Irish Government concerning the UK's exit from the EU.</ins></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Skipton and Ripon more like this
star this property answering member printed Julian Smith more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:51:18.093Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:51:18.093Z
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less than 2019-10-07T20:32:38.023Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-07T20:32:38.023Z
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4118
star this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
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135653
star this property answering member constituency Skipton and Ripon more like this
star this property answering member printed Julian Smith more like this
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4118
star this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Jeffrey M. Donaldson more like this