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1000273
registered interest false more like this
date remove filter
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept id 16 more like this
answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
hansard heading Wildlife: Smuggling more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many nations have now signed up to the London Declaration from the International Wildlife Trade Conference 2018; and what assessment he has made of the implications of that number for the endangered species trade. more like this
tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
tabling member printed
Dr Matthew Offord more like this
uin 187342 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction true more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>57 countries have adopted the London 2018 Declaration committing to action to protect endangered species around the globe, with more expected to sign. This important pledge of international action reflects the success of the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference in London in October, which was attended by more than 70 countries and more than 400 organisations. The conference focused the minds of international governments on the issue and energized global cooperation to fight the illegal wildlife trade. We will continue to work with our international partners to make progress on commitments pledged at the event.</p><p>We do not have direct information on the likely impact that action by the 57 countries who adopted the London <ins class="ministerial">2018 </ins>Declaration will have on endangered species, but the growing number of signatories <ins class="ministerial">signifies </ins>growing global ambition to <del class="ministerial">funding</del> <ins class="ministerial">tackling </ins>the illegal wildlife trade, which will increase the protection for <del class="ministerial">endagered</del> <ins class="ministerial">endangered </ins>species.</p>
answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
answering member printed Mark Field more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T16:27:27.317Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T16:27:27.317Z
question first ministerially corrected
less than 2018-11-23T15:08:04.16Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-23T15:08:04.16Z
answering member
1405
label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
previous answer version
84424
answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
answering member printed Mark Field more like this
answering member
1405
label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
tabling member
4006
label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1000221
registered interest false more like this
date remove filter
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept id 16 more like this
answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
hansard heading Jeremy Corbyn more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the potential implications for democracy in the UK of the US imposing sanctions on the official leader of the UK opposition. more like this
tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
tabling member printed
Dr Matthew Offord more like this
uin 187325 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>As far as we are aware no US sanctions are being considered against the Leader of the Opposition.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T14:46:40.933Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T14:46:40.933Z
answering member
343
label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
tabling member
4006
label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1000315
registered interest false more like this
date remove filter
answering body
Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
hansard heading Gaming Machines: Excise Duties more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the money to be accrued to the public purse in tax from the profits made by gambling companies from fixed odds betting terminals between April 2019 and October 2019. more like this
tabling member constituency West Bromwich East more like this
tabling member printed
Tom Watson more like this
uin 187320 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>As the Chancellor set out to the Treasury Select Committee on 5 November, changes to Fixed Odds Betting Terminals and Remote Gaming Duty will be implemented simultaneously. This ensures that regardless of when changes to Fixed Odds Betting Terminals and Remote Gaming Duty are implemented, there will be no significant change to the exchequer impact.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Newark more like this
answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T17:22:41.877Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:22:41.877Z
answering member
4320
label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
tabling member
1463
label Biography information for Tom Watson more like this
1000303
registered interest false more like this
date remove filter
answering body
Ministry of Justice more like this
answering dept id 54 more like this
answering dept short name Justice more like this
answering dept sort name Justice more like this
hansard heading Ministry of Justice: Buildings more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 3 July 2018 to Question 157090 on Ministry of Justice: Buildings, how many days each Minister of his Department spent in Petty France between 5 October 2017 and 5 November 2017. more like this
tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
tabling member printed
Philip Davies more like this
uin 187352 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>Between 5 October 2017 and 5 November 2017 Dr Phillip Lee MP spent 13 days in the Ministry of Justice; David Lidington MP 13 days; Dominic Raab MP 7 days and Sam Gyimah MP 15 days.</p><p> </p><p>Lord Keen has a dual role as Advocate General for Scotland and MoJ spokesperson in the House of Lords, as such, he spent 4 days in the department on Ministry of Justice business.</p><p> </p><p>All ministers are required to split their departmental time between 102 Petty France and other locations such as the House of Commons/Lords. As such departmental meetings and business are regularly undertaken at the House of Commons/Lords, this reflects the nature of Parliamentary obligations and legislative business.</p><p> </p><p>In addition to this, visits are often undertaken as part of Ministerial duties. The information provided is for days spent partially or entirely in 102 Petty France.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T17:29:42.887Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:29:42.887Z
answering member
4362
label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
tabling member
1565
label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
1000250
registered interest false more like this
date remove filter
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept id 16 more like this
answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
hansard heading Jair Bolsonaro more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of potential risks to (a) democratic institutions, (b) the rule of law, (c) freedom of the press and (d) human rights in Brazil as a result of the election of Jair Bolsonaro as that country’s President. more like this
tabling member constituency West Ham more like this
tabling member printed
Lyn Brown more like this
uin 187330 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>Brazil is Latin America's largest democracy. It has strong institutions to guarantee the rule of law, freedom of the press and human rights with the clear separation of powers protected by the constitution. This has not been changed by the election of Jair Bolsonaro. We will continue to monitor the situation closely.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T12:19:02.47Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T12:19:02.47Z
answering member
343
label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
tabling member
1583
label Biography information for Lyn Brown more like this
1000229
registered interest false more like this
date remove filter
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Government Departments: Data Protection more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many data breaches were reported by each Government department to the Government Security Group in each of the last four years. more like this
tabling member constituency Leigh more like this
tabling member printed
Jo Platt more like this
uin 187361 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>Cabinet Office does not require central reporting of data breaches by government departments.</p><p> </p><p>The <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-minimum-cyber-security-standard" target="_blank">minimum cyber security standard</a> outlines the communications required by a department when there is a security incident that impacts on sensitive information or key operational services.</p><p> </p><p>The Government Security Group would be involved in the response to a category one or two</p><p>cyber security incident impacting a central government department(s), however to date an incident of this type has not occurred.</p><p> </p><p>The <a href="https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/news/annual-review-2018" target="_blank">National Cyber Security Centre’s Annual Report (2018)</a> provides the total number of incidents it has dealt with over the past year.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
answering member printed Mr David Lidington more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T09:37:31.903Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T09:37:31.903Z
answering member
15
label Biography information for Mr David Lidington more like this
tabling member
4673
label Biography information for Jo Platt more like this
1000263
registered interest false more like this
date remove filter
answering body
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept id 10 more like this
answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
hansard heading Arts more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what progress has been made on the implementation of the Creative Industries Sector Deal. more like this
tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
tabling member printed
Dr Matthew Offord more like this
uin 187335 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>Considerable progress has been made implementing the £150m government and industry commitments set out in the Creative Industries Sector Deal. The winners of the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Creative Industries Clusters Fund are due to be announced this month; both the Audiences of the Future programme and the Cultural Development Fund are underway; and further detail on the DCMS funded Creative Careers and Investment Readiness programmes are to be published shortly. Four rounds of Intellectual Property roundtables have taken place to discuss issues within social media, digital advertising and online marketplaces, and the new Trade and Investment Board is due to hold its inaugural meeting later this month.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
answering member printed Margot James more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T15:59:45.13Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T15:59:45.13Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
4006
label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1000306
registered interest false more like this
date remove filter
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Drug Seizures more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the volume was of seizures at points of entry of illegal drugs destined for the UK, in each of the last ten years, and what estimate he has made of those seizures as a proportion of the total amount of illegal drugs consumed in the UK in each of the last five years. more like this
tabling member constituency Inverclyde more like this
tabling member printed
Ronnie Cowan more like this
uin 187389 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
answer text <p>Data is publicly available on the volume of drug seizures by the Border Force in the publication <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/seizures-of-drugs-in-england-and-wales-financial-year-ending-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/seizures-of-drugs-in-england-and-wales-financial-year-ending-2017</a> - see Summary Table 2 of the data tables provided. The latest statistics for 2017/18 were published on 8th November 2018. This publication captures seizures made in England and Wales only. Consolidated data for the UK is not available for the last ten years, but is available from 2011/12 onwards in the publications.<a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/border-force-transparency-data-august-2018" target="_blank"> https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/border-force-transparency-data-august-2018</a></p><p>Information on the total amount of illegal drugs consumed in the UK in each of the last five years is not held by the Home Office.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-12T15:54:27.86Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-12T15:54:27.86Z
answering member
4399
label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
tabling member
4465
label Biography information for Ronnie Cowan more like this
1000262
registered interest false more like this
date remove filter
answering body
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept id 13 more like this
answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
hansard heading Food: Production more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that the food and farming sector has sufficient access to labour in order to sustain British food production (a) now and (b) in the future. more like this
tabling member constituency Westmorland and Lonsdale more like this
tabling member printed
Tim Farron more like this
uin 187334 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>Defra understands the importance of labour in supporting a successful and effective agricultural sector, and is considering how best to support the needs of the sector both before and after the UK withdraws from the EU.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>We have announced that the Government will introduce a new pilot scheme for 2019 and 2020, enabling up to 2,500 non-European Economic Area migrant workers to come to the UK to undertake seasonal employment in the edible horticultural sector.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Defra is also working closely with the Home Office to ensure that there is a long term strategy for the food and farming workforce as part of the future immigration policy.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Defra is working with industry to raise awareness of the career opportunities within the agriculture and food industry to attract domestic workers, and is exploring the potential for innovation and automation in meeting future labour demands.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
answering member printed George Eustice more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T12:22:48.047Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T12:22:48.047Z
answering member
3934
label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
tabling member
1591
label Biography information for Tim Farron more like this
1000284
registered interest false more like this
date remove filter
answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
answering dept id 7 more like this
answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
hansard heading Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Brexit more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how much his Department has spent on consultancy fees in relation to the UK leaving the EU since July 2016. more like this
tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
tabling member printed
Jon Trickett more like this
uin 187301 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>Details of all MHCLG spend over £250 is published on gov.uk and the most recent publication can be found at the following link: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/754013/TP_MHCLG_September_2018.csv/preview" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/754013/TP_MHCLG_September_2018.csv/preview</a>.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rossendale and Darwen more like this
answering member printed Jake Berry more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T17:02:30.407Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:02:30.407Z
answering member
4060
label Biography information for Jake Berry more like this
tabling member
410
label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this