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227806
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Home Office more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Reptiles: Import Controls more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many seizures of reptiles there were by the Border Force under the Convention of International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES) in (a) 2013 and (b) 2014; how many individual animals were so seized in each such year; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Penistone and Stocksbridge more like this
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Angela Smith more like this
star this property uin 227914 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-26more like thismore than 2015-03-26
star this property answer text <p>The data requested on the seizures of reptiles by Border Force can be found in the below table:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td>Seizure Year</td><td>Number of Seizures</td><td>Quantity Seized</td></tr><tr><td>2013</td><td>9</td><td>477</td></tr><tr><td>2014</td><td>16</td><td>1232</td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2015-03-26T10:09:15.517Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-26T10:09:15.517Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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51789
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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1564
star this property label Biography information for Angela Smith more like this
227909
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Domestic Abuse more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what progress the Inter-Ministerial Group on Violence Against Women and Girls has made on implementing recommendation 11 of the HMIC report Everyone's business: Improving the police response to domestic abuse into policing on domestic violence; and when she expects the further multi-agency inspection referred to in that report to take place. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham West and Penge more like this
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Jim Dowd more like this
star this property uin 227744 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-25more like thismore than 2015-03-25
star this property answer text <p>Recommendation 11 of the HMIC report relates to a multi-agency inspection on domestic abuse. The Home Secretary wrote to Ministerial colleagues seeking support to multi-agency inspections in January. <br><br>Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary will continue to inspect the police response to domestic abuse as part of their annual all-force PEEL (Police Efficiency, Effectiveness and Legitimacy) inspection programme.</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 2015-03-25T11:26:37.163Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-25T11:26:37.163Z
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1531
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Featherstone more like this
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189
star this property label Biography information for Jim Dowd more like this
227900
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Overseas Students: English Language more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent representations she has received from universities on the reduction in the number of English language test centres for international students. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield more like this
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 227977 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-24more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office is currently meeting delegates from across the English language sector to address their members’ questions about the test centre network, and to confirm that there is no change to the ability of higher education institutions to perform their own assessment of English language for those studying degree level courses and above.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2015-03-24T15:29:08.013Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-24T15:29:08.013Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
227901
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Overseas Students: English Language 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 the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the effect of the reduction in the number of English Language Test Centres on international students studying at UK universities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield more like this
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 227974 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-24more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The reduction in the number of test centres offering English language tests for immigration purposes was necessary to ensure control and audit ability following significant abuse identified in early 2014. The Home Office has planned the Secure English Language Test centre network to meet anticipated demand and extensive transitional arrangements have been arranged to coincide with the 2014/15 academic year to minimise the impact on student applications.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2015-03-24T12:33:28.877Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-24T12:33:28.877Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
227902
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Overseas Students: English Language 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 the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the effect of the reduction in the number of English Language Test Centres for international students on university finances. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield more like this
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 227975 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Secure English Language Test centre network has been planned to meet anticipated demand. Overseas, the test centres have been mapped to the Visa Application Centre locations to limit the impact on travel and within the UK, there will be an adequate spread of test centres across England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. There are provisions in the contract which allow us to expand the network if there is a capacity or location specific issue.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2015-03-24T15:28:13.237Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-24T15:28:13.237Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
227903
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Overseas Students more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential economic effect of (a) reducing and (b) increasing the number of international students studying at UK universities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield more like this
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 227976 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-24more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>There is no limit on the number of genuine international students who can come to study here, and the reforms we have made to tackle abuse have not deterred <br>the brightest and the best from coming to study at our world-class universities. <br><br>Figures show that there has been an increase of 18% in visa applications from university students compared to 2010 and increase of 30% for those wishing to attend a Russell Group university compared to 2010. <br><br>Higher education statistics for the academic year 2013-14 show that there has been strong growth in countries such as Malaysia (+13%) and Hong Kong (+7%). Chinese new entrants have also more than doubled since 2008-09.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2015-03-24T12:29:15.55Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-24T12:29:15.55Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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411
star this property label Biography information for Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
227911
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Stop and Search: Children 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 the Home Department, how many children under the age of 16 have been stopped and searched by the police in each year since 2010 in each police force. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe more like this
star this property uin 227779 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-24more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>Data on the age of persons stopped and searched by police are not held centrally.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
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less than 2015-03-24T15:23:32.99Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-24T15:23:32.99Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
227897
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Asylum: Bedford more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum legacy cases are outstanding in the MK40, MK41 and MK42 postcode areas. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bedford more like this
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Richard Fuller more like this
star this property uin 227949 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-24more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is shown in the below table:</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>PC Prefix</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of Persons</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>MK40</strong></p></td><td><p>13</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>MK42</strong></p></td><td><p>15</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>MK41</strong></p></td><td><p>8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Grand Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>36</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2015-03-24T12:29:55.1Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-24T12:29:55.1Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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3912
star this property label Biography information for Richard Fuller more like this
227898
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Immigrants: Pregnancy more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will take steps to end the immigration detention of pregnant women. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bedford more like this
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Richard Fuller more like this
star this property uin 227944 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>It is not normally considered appropriate to detain pregnant women for immigration offences unless there is either a clear prospect of their early removal, and medical advice does not suggest that the baby is duebefore the planned removal date; or as part of the asylum fast-track process in the case of women who are less than 24 weeks pregnant.<br><br>Older people are only considered suitable for detention in exceptional circumstances, especially where constant or significant supervision is required which cannot be satisfactorily managed in detention.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 227945 more like this
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less than 2015-03-24T12:31:58.04Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-24T12:31:58.04Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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3912
star this property label Biography information for Richard Fuller more like this
227899
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Immigrants: Older People more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will take steps to end the immigration detention of people over the age of 65. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bedford more like this
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Richard Fuller more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-24more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>It is not normally considered appropriate to detain pregnant women for immigration offences unless there is either a clear prospect of their early removal, and medical advice does not suggest that the baby is duebefore the planned removal date; or as part of the asylum fast-track process in the case of women who are less than 24 weeks pregnant.<br><br>Older people are only considered suitable for detention in exceptional circumstances, especially where constant or significant supervision is required which cannot be satisfactorily managed in detention.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 227944 more like this
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less than 2015-03-24T12:31:58.167Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-24T12:31:58.167Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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3912
star this property label Biography information for Richard Fuller more like this