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HM Treasury more like this
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 13 September 2013, Official Report, column 914W, on financial services, what progress has been made on the continuation of money transfer services by UK banks; what recent discussions he has had with international partners and regulators on this matter; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff South and Penarth more like this
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Stephen Doughty more like this
star this property uin 195376 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-08more like thismore than 2014-05-08
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to supporting a healthy and legitimate remittance sector, and ensuring that UK citizens are able to continue to remit funds safely to family abroad. The Action Group on Cross Border Remittances has been established in accordance with the Written Ministerial Statement laid down in Parliament on 10 October 2013. The Action Group includes representatives for UK banks, the private sector, anti money laundering supervisors, civil society and international partners.</p><p> </p><p>Three Action Group meetings have taken place and a number of streams of work are underway; the Action Group is monitoring changes to the market, developing guidance for money service businesses (MSBs) and banks, promoting a shared understanding of risk and developing a ‘Safer Corridor' pilot for Somalia. We are also coordinating with international partners through the G20 framework.</p><p> </p><p>You may wish to keep up to date with the work of the Action Group by visiting its web page: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/policies/helping-developing-countries-economies-to-grow/supporting-pages/enabling-the-continued-flow-of-remittances%20" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/policies/helping-developing-countries-economies-to-grow/supporting-pages/enabling-the-continued-flow-of-remittances</a></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
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less than 2014-05-08T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-08T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Doughty more like this
47092
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the implications of the Anti-Homosexuality Act in Uganda for the operation of UK aid in (a) the health sector and (b) other sectors in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Belfast East more like this
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Naomi Long more like this
star this property uin 195356 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The UK ended Budget Support to the Ugandan Government following concerns about corruption last year. Our development programme continues to support poverty reduction and growth in Uganda.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is providing £16.3 million over 4 years to support an improved HIV prevention response in Uganda, which will include provision for specifically targeting Most At Risk Populations (MARPS). We also provide support through the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria. We are working with other donors and the Ministry of Health in Uganda to assess the likely impact of this legislation.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
star this property answering member printed Lynne Featherstone more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Featherstone more like this
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3920
unstar this property label Biography information for Naomi Long more like this
47093
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment the Government has made of the spread of Fusarium Wilt Tropical Race Four. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Alyn and Deeside more like this
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Mark Tami more like this
star this property uin 195325 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-15more like thismore than 2014-04-15
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>DFID support international partners monitoring the disease's spread. The UK is one of the largest funders of the international agriculture research consortium, the CGIAR (Group on International Agricultural Research). The CGIAR , FAO and national partners have established a task force to track the disease spread and to develop an effective response.</p><p> </p><p>In Mozambique, where a new outbreak of TR4 was reported November 2013, all sites where the disease was found have now been isolated, the affected plants destroyed, and appropriate phytosanitary measures have been put in place to prevent the disease from spreading. A consortium of partners, including the Mozambique Department of Agriculture, the CGIAR, Stellenbosch University, FAO and National Agricultural Research and Regulatory Organisations throughout Africa is being mobilised to address the outbreak, monitor plantations and raise awareness.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
star this property answering member printed Lynne Featherstone more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 195326 more like this
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less than 2014-04-15T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-15T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Featherstone more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mark Tami more like this
47094
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking internationally to stem the spread of Fusarium Wilt Tropical Race Four. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Alyn and Deeside more like this
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Mark Tami more like this
star this property uin 195326 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 2014-04-15more like thismore than 2014-04-15
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>DFID support international partners monitoring the disease's spread. The UK is one of the largest funders of the international agriculture research consortium, the CGIAR (Group on International Agricultural Research). The CGIAR , FAO and national partners have established a task force to track the disease spread and to develop an effective response.</p><p> </p><p>In Mozambique, where a new outbreak of TR4 was reported November 2013, all sites where the disease was found have now been isolated, the affected plants destroyed, and appropriate phytosanitary measures have been put in place to prevent the disease from spreading. A consortium of partners, including the Mozambique Department of Agriculture, the CGIAR, Stellenbosch University, FAO and National Agricultural Research and Regulatory Organisations throughout Africa is being mobilised to address the outbreak, monitor plantations and raise awareness.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
star this property answering member printed Lynne Featherstone more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 195325 more like this
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less than 2014-04-15T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-15T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Featherstone more like this
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1383
unstar this property label Biography information for Mark Tami more like this
47021
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government 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 Communities and Local Government, pursuant to his Written Statement of 2 April 2014, Official Report, column 81WS on Improving Public Services, how much each local authority will receive from the £90 million funding made available to all councils so they can start investing to save; and how the allocation of such funding will be calculated. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds Central more like this
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Hilary Benn more like this
star this property uin 195393 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-09more like thismore than 2014-04-09
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The £90 million funding which has been made available immediately for local authorities to start investing to save is made up of three different elements:</p><p>One million pounds for nine local authorities working with the Public Service Transformation Network to speed up and scale up their transformation plans; and £6 million for thirteen local authorities that narrowly missed out on funding in the 2013-14 Transformation Challenge Award bidding process. The allocations for these funds were published on 3 April.</p><p>£83 million of unused capitalisation provision has been returned to all councils in England. This can be used as councils see fit. In line with the published capitalisation policy and procedures for 2013-14, the unused capitalisation provision has been distributed to all authorities in accordance with their share of the 2013-14 Start Up Funding Assessment.</p><p>Full lists of local authorities' allocations for each of these elements are set out in tables that have been deposited in the Library of the House.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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less than 2014-04-09T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-09T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Hilary Benn more like this
47026
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how the £320 million Transformation Challenge Award for 2014-15 and 2015-16 will be funded; and whether it will be top-sliced from existing grants. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds Central more like this
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Hilary Benn more like this
star this property uin 195339 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-09more like thismore than 2014-04-09
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The £320 million Transformation Challenge Award for 2014-15 and 2015-16 will be funded from the £100 million collaboration and efficiency fund announced at the Spending Round 2013, the £200 million capital receipt flexibility allowed to local authorities following the sale of assets, and £20 million from the Department's own resources. No funding will be top-sliced from any existing grants.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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less than 2014-04-09T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-09T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Hilary Benn more like this
47027
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, when he plans for the service Transformation Panel to (a) form, (b) invite bids, (c) announce bid deadlines and (d) consider bids. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds Central more like this
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Hilary Benn more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-09more like thismore than 2014-04-09
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>On 2 April 2014, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury (Danny Alexander) and the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (Eric Pickles) announced the Service Transformation Panel. A full list of panel members will be published shortly.</p><p>The Panel will gather evidence of the opportunities and barriers of integrating local public services in order to make recommendations advising what needs to happen locally and nationally to increase the pace and scale of integration between local public services. There is no bid process as part of the Panel's work.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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less than 2014-04-09T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-09T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Hilary Benn more like this
47044
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to review the integrity of the coastline following recent severe weather; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Simon Kirby more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Environment Agency, assisted by the military, is undertaking a review of coastal flood defences after the recent weather events. The results of this review will inform the Environment Agency's priorities for the near future.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Cornwall more like this
star this property answering member printed Dan Rogerson more like this
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less than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Rogerson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Simon Kirby more like this
47047
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to protect the (a) UK coastline and (b) Saltdean, Telscombe Cliffs and Peacehaven stretch of coastline from erosion; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Simon Kirby more like this
star this property uin 195366 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Environment Agency has had strategic overview of coastal erosion risk management in England since 2008. Under this overview the Environment Agency oversees the development, monitoring, delivery and reporting of Shoreline Management Plans and associated coastal strategies for the whole coastline of England and Wales. This sets out how coastal erosion will be managed sustainably in the long term.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Lewes District Council and Brighton and Hove City Council are developing a long-term plan to manage erosion risk along the frontage from Beachy Head to Selsey Bill. This is to be completed this year. It will evaluate the most sustainable options to maintain the coastline over the next 100 years and assess the economic viability of replacing the existing defenses when required. The plan has been funded by £104,000 of flood and coastal erosion risk management Grant-in-Aid.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Cornwall more like this
star this property answering member printed Dan Rogerson more like this
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less than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Rogerson more like this
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3929
unstar this property label Biography information for Simon Kirby more like this
47045
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he plans that the commercial timber manufacturing sector will be represented on the proposed public forest trustee body. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stirling more like this
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Mrs Anne McGuire more like this
star this property uin 195353 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>In January this year, we set out a list of ten core principles for the new body, including that it would be managed by experts and have access to the best advice. We intend that the commercial timber manufacturing sector should be represented in the arrangements, giving effect to this commitment.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Cornwall more like this
star this property answering member printed Dan Rogerson more like this
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less than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Rogerson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dame Anne McGuire more like this