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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Economic Situation: 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 assessment he has made of the potential effect on the Northern Ireland economy of the UK leaving EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Ruth Jones more like this
star this property uin 284296 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
star this property answer text <p>Overall, the cumulative impact from a ‘no-deal’ scenario is expected to be more severe in Northern Ireland than in Great Britain, and to last for longer. In a no-deal scenario there is an expectation of disruption to closely interwoven supply chains and increasing costs that would affect the viability of many businesses across Northern Ireland.</p><p> </p><p>I have been working closely with colleagues across Government and engaging with the Northern Ireland Civil Service in our exit preparations.</p><p> </p><p>The Government will continue to uphold the Belfast (Good Friday) Agreement in all circumstances; it will continue to maintain existing Common Travel Area arrangements for British and Irish citizens between Ireland and the United Kingdom; and it is committed to doing everything in its power to preserve an open border in Northern Ireland, under no circumstances will it put in place infrastructure, checks, or controls at the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland.</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 2019-09-09T11:20:38.51Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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4118
unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
star this property tabling member
4716
star this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1142866
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Northern Ireland Office: Travel 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, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Ruth Jones more like this
star this property uin 284265 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
star this property answer text <p>During the financial year 2018/2019, the Department spent £108,896.61 on ministerial travel. This was broken down into £15,643.94 on first class (business class) travel, and £93,252.67 on second class (economy class).</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 2019-09-09T11:23:34.437Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T11:23:34.437Z
unstar this property answering member
4118
unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
star this property tabling member
4716
star this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1143424
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Parades Commission: Compensation 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, whether the compensation of £10,000 granted to the now Commission Secretary and Accounting Officer of the Northern Ireland Parades Commission was paid (a) in instalments and (b) tax-free. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Devon more like this
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Sir Hugo Swire more like this
star this property uin 284965 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
star this property answer text <p>Given the need to comply with Data Protection legislation, the Northern Ireland Office is not able to comment on personnel matters.</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 2019-09-09T11:24:30.427Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T11:24:30.427Z
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4118
unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Hugo Swire more like this
1143464
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Northern Ireland Office: Travel more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Ruth Jones more like this
star this property uin 284964 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
star this property answer text <p>During the financial year 2017/2018, the Department spent £80,026.13 on ministerial travel. <del class="ministerial">£3,011.04</del> <ins class="ministerial">£30,911.04</ins> of this was first class (business class) travel, and £49,115.09 was for second class (economy class) travel.</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 2019-09-09T11:52:24.357Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T11:52:24.357Z
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less than 2019-09-09T16:21:18.433Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:21:18.433Z
unstar this property answering member
4118
unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
star this property previous answer version
134165
star this property answering member constituency Skipton and Ripon more like this
star this property answering member printed Julian Smith more like this
star this property answering member
4118
star this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
star this property tabling member
4716
star this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1143882
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Economic Situation: 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, with reference to the data paper on Northern Ireland’s trade and investment under no deal, published by the Northern Ireland Department for the Economy, whether the figure of up to 40,000 jobs losses within key industries in the event that the UK leaves the EU without an agreement is the Government's current assessment; and what estimate his Department has made of the effect on Northern Ireland's (a) economy, (b) unemployment rate and (c) key industries of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 285091 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
star this property answer text <p>Overall, the cumulative impact from a ‘no-deal’ scenario is expected to be more severe in Northern Ireland than in Great Britain, and to last for longer. In a no-deal scenario there is an expectation of disruption to closely interwoven supply chains and increasing costs that would affect the viability of many businesses across Northern Ireland.</p><p> </p><p>I have been working closely with colleagues across Government and engaging with the Northern Ireland Civil Service in our exit preparations.</p><p> </p><p>The Government will continue to uphold the Belfast (Good Friday) Agreement in all circumstances; it will continue to maintain existing Common Travel Area arrangements for British and Irish citizens between Ireland and the United Kingdom; and it is committed to doing everything in its power to preserve an open border in Northern Ireland, under no circumstances will it put in place infrastructure, checks, or controls at the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland.</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 2019-09-09T11:22:23.913Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T11:22:23.913Z
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4118
unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1144240
unstar 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
star 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
star 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 thismore than 2019-09-09T13:13:35.317Z
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4118
unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
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4131
star this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1144512
unstar 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
star 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
star 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
unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lady Hermon more like this
1144723
unstar 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
star 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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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
star 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
unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
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4633
star this property label Biography information for Paul Girvan more like this
1144779
unstar 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
star 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 Blue Badge Scheme: 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, if he will increase the health conditions criteria for qualification under the blue badge scheme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Antrim more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Paul Girvan more like this
star this property uin 286856 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
star this property answer text <p>This is a devolved matter in Northern Ireland, and as such is the responsibility of the Department for Infrastructure. Information can be requested from the Permanent Secretary at DfI.</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 2019-09-09T13:11:18.637Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T13:11:18.637Z
unstar this property answering member
4118
unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
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4633
star this property label Biography information for Paul Girvan more like this
1144851
unstar 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
star 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 Sovereignty: 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 plans he has to promote the financial benefits of the Union 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 286660 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
star this property answer text <p>This Government has made clear on many occasions that we will never be neutral in expressing our support for the Union. Our steadfast belief is that Northern Ireland’s future is best served within a stronger United Kingdom. As part of the Union, Northern Ireland benefits from being part of the world’s fifth largest economy that allows for the pooling of risks and the sharing of resources to fund public spending, such as on defence, education and our National Health Service.</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 2019-09-09T11:51:05.9Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T11:51:05.9Z
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4118
unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Jeffrey M. Donaldson more like this