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Ministry of Justice more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether (a) police commissioners and (b) local authorities will have any role in the provision of probation services following the announcement of new contracts last year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts more like this
star this property uin 223264 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
star this property answer text <p>We outlined in our <em>Strengthening Probation, Building Confidence </em>consultation, that we wanted probation to work more closely with local partners, such as local authorities, and strengthen the role of Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) in the future system.</p><p> </p><p>We have been working jointly with the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) and representatives from different PCC offices to refine our thinking specifically around the role of PCCs and their relationship with probation services in England. We want this to support greater local transparency of probation performance, greater alignment of priorities and more opportunities for co-commissioning of rehabilitative services.</p><p> </p><p>HMPPS Wales are building on their positive partnership with the four PCCs in Wales around priority areas such as the Dyfodol Offender Interventions service and the Women’s Pathfinder initiative, to explore potential options around the co-commissioning of services as part of the current proposals for Wales.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2019-02-26T18:20:33.913Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-26T18:20:33.913Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts more like this
1064222
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Abdullah Öcalan more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 11 February (HL13171), what was the outcome of their discussions with Turkish officials in mid-January about the prison conditions of Abdullah Öcalan. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL13868 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 2019-02-28more like thismore than 2019-02-28
star this property answer text <p>​Turkish officials took note of the Embassy's interest in Abdullah Öcalan's prison conditions. We will continue to engage with Turkish officials on this issue, and the related issue of the associated hunger strike campaign.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2019-02-28T17:03:49.86Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-28T17:03:49.86Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
1063965
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Abortion 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 Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 6 February 2019 to Question 217544 on Spina Bifida: Surgery, if his Department will make it its policy to provide pain relief to unborn babies of a similar age undergoing a termination. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gainsborough more like this
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Sir Edward Leigh more like this
star this property uin 223137 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 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
star this property answer text <p>The Department does not set clinical practice. To support clinical practice, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has considered the issue of fetal pain and awareness in its guidelines ‘The Care of Women Requesting Induced Abortion’ and ‘Fetal Awareness: Review of Research and Recommendations for Practice’, which are available at the following links:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.rcog.org.uk/globalassets/documents/guidelines/abortion-guideline_web_1.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.rcog.org.uk/globalassets/documents/guidelines/abortion-guideline_web_1.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.rcog.org.uk/globalassets/documents/guidelines/rcogfetalawarenesswpr0610.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.rcog.org.uk/globalassets/documents/guidelines/rcogfetalawarenesswpr0610.pdf</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2019-02-26T12:06:32.547Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Edward Leigh more like this
1064208
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Africa: Economic Growth more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in April 2018, what aspects of economic development in Sierra Leone and Malawi have received technical support; and what was the result of any such support. more like this
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Lord Chidgey more like this
star this property uin HL13855 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-28more like thismore than 2019-02-28
star this property answer text <p>Since its launch at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2018, the Commonwealth Trade Facilitation Programme has increased the capacity and capability of customs organisations in 18 Commonwealth countries. This in turn facilitates the increase of trade, providing benefits for governments, consumers and producers in these Commonwealth countries. For example:</p><ul><li>In Eswatini, the programme has conducted a post-clearance audit and delivered workshops aimed at creating more efficient and cost effective customs clearance systems at the border;</li><li>In Tonga and Zambia, Time Release Studies (TRS) of customs clearance processes have identified possible areas for systematic efficiencies;</li><li>In Sierra Leone, advanced training has enabled customs officials to more accurately identify the customs value and corresponding rate of duty to be paid on imported goods; and</li><li>In Malawi, workshops have helped improve the recording of information related to different categories of goods to enable the correct collection of customs duties.</li></ul><p>​</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2019-02-28T17:02:43.627Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-28T17:02:43.627Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Chidgey more like this
1064086
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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 hansard heading Africa: Tax Evasion 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 International Development, what steps her Department has taken to reduce tax evasion in Africa. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 223497 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
star this property answer text <p>Tackling tax evasion is a priority for DFID as part of our Transparency Agenda, Addis Tax Initiative commitments and the UK Anti-Corruption Strategy.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Since 2013 DFID has supported the Global Forum for the Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes through its International Tax Transparency Programme. The Global Forum helps countries tackle tax evasion by strengthening global tax transparency and international cooperation. The Global Forum now has over 150 members and DFID supports its Africa Initiative to strengthen transparency and the exchange of information across Africa.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>HMRC and DFID continues to work alongside the Global Forum with other jurisdictions such as Egypt, Ghana and Nigeria; alongside the African Tax Administration Forum in Uganda and independently in Montserrat to support the implementation of the Automatic Exchange of Information.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>DFID’s announcement on the 19 February of a new £47m package of support for Tax for Development will further boost efforts to help countries in Africa and elsewhere to tackle this important issue.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-02-26T17:07:41.573Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-26T17:07:41.573Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
1064087
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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 hansard heading Africa: Taxation 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 International Development, how much additional tax revenue will be raised by Governments in Africa as a result of support by her Department by the year 2022-23. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 223498 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s support will help strengthen developing country capacity to raise domestic resources, including through assistance in the implementation of international tax standards. Although many factors impact on revenue growth, so forecasts are not available, past DFID tax programmes have proved to be great value for money. For example, the OECD’s Tax Inspectors Without Borders initiative, which assists developing countries to implement international tax standards, has generated an additional £100 for every £1 spent on operating costs.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-02-26T17:09:34.097Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-26T17:09:34.097Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
1064172
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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
star this property hansard heading Air Pollution more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken in response to the recommendations made in the report by the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Environmental Audit, Health and Social Care, and Transport Committees Improving air quality, published on 7 March 2018, to ensure that they align (1) climate change schemes, (2) urban planning, (3) public transport, and (4) fiscal incentives for zero emission vehicles, with air quality goals to prevent their policies from working at cross-purposes. more like this
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Baroness Altmann more like this
star this property uin HL13819 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-27more like thismore than 2019-02-27
star this property answer text <p>The Government responded in full to the recommendations on 22 May 2018. The Government’s focus in the immediate term is bringing forward compliance with legal limits for NO<sub>2</sub> concentrations, and stakeholders from seven departments take part in the governance of the NO<sub>2 </sub>Plan with a view to ensuring policies are aligned.</p><p> </p><p>The Government published its new Clean Air Strategy on 14 January 2019, setting out a world leading plan to tackle air pollution that is aimed at all sectors of work and society.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2019-02-27T14:17:52.123Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-27T14:17:52.123Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Altmann more like this
1064224
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Air Space more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the Civil Aviation Authority on creating a process to downgrade the classifications of controlled airspace within the UK. more like this
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Lord Kirkhope of Harrogate more like this
star this property uin HL13870 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-04more like thismore than 2019-03-04
star this property answer text <p>The Civil Aviation (Air Navigation) Directions 2017 provide the independent Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) with the responsibility for overseeing the design of UK airspace. This includes defining the policy on the classification of UK airspace and how this is implemented.</p><p> </p><p>The Government continues to keep under review how airspace is managed and a key policy objective is to ensure that the UK has the minimum volume of controlled airspace consistent with safe and efficient air traffic operations. This issue is being considered as part of the Aviation Strategy green paper, which is currently out for consultation. As co-sponsors of the process, the Government and the CAA have also committed to working collaboratively with all affected stakeholder groups to support delivery in a manner which balances the objectives of each group.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2019-03-04T15:41:35.317Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-04T15:41:35.317Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kirkhope of Harrogate more like this
1064077
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Alcoholic Drinks: Health Education 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 Health and Social Care, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health and Social Care of 17 January 2019, Official Report, column 1431, on Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, what progress the alcohol industry is making on meeting the Government's September 2019 deadline on alcohol labelling to (a) include the latest low-risk drinking guidelines and (b) remove the old drinking guidelines. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Knowsley more like this
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Mr George Howarth more like this
star this property uin 223477 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-27more like thismore than 2019-02-27
star this property answer text <p>In March 2017, the Department issued guidance to the public and industry setting out how the UK Chief Medical Officers’ (CMO) low risk drinking guidelines can best be communicated on the labels of alcoholic drinks to the public. The Department agreed a transitional period with industry until 1 September 2019 to reflect the new guidelines.</p><p> </p><p>The Food Standards Agency issued a note on the 7 September 2017 to Heads of Environmental Health Service and Directors of Trading Standards Services that no action is taken before the 1 September 2019 against manufacturers or retailers who continue to provide previous CMO advice as voluntary information on pre-packaged alcoholic beverages. The note is available at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20171207200436/https:/www.food.gov.uk/sites/default/files/enf-e-17-055.pdf" target="_blank">https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20171207200436/https:/www.food.gov.uk/sites/default/files/enf-e-17-055.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>Increasingly alcohol labels are reflecting the new guidelines. Officials have recently written to the alcohol industry trade bodies to remind them of the 1 September 2019 deadline. There are no current plans to introduce legislation to mandate the guidelines.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 223478 more like this
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less than 2019-02-27T16:16:02.16Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-27T16:16:02.16Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir George Howarth more like this
1064078
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Alcoholic Drinks: Health Education 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 Health and Social Care, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health and Social Care of 17 January 2019, Official Report, column 1431, on Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, what steps the Government plans to take after September 2019 in the event that the alcohol industry does not update alcohol labelling to (a) reflect the low-risk drinking guidelines and (b) remove the old drinking guidelines; and if the Government will make an assessment of the potential merits of bringing forward legislative proposals relating to such labelling in the event that the alcohol industry fails to meet those requirements by that deadline. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Knowsley more like this
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Mr George Howarth more like this
star this property uin 223478 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-27more like thismore than 2019-02-27
star this property answer text <p>In March 2017, the Department issued guidance to the public and industry setting out how the UK Chief Medical Officers’ (CMO) low risk drinking guidelines can best be communicated on the labels of alcoholic drinks to the public. The Department agreed a transitional period with industry until 1 September 2019 to reflect the new guidelines.</p><p> </p><p>The Food Standards Agency issued a note on the 7 September 2017 to Heads of Environmental Health Service and Directors of Trading Standards Services that no action is taken before the 1 September 2019 against manufacturers or retailers who continue to provide previous CMO advice as voluntary information on pre-packaged alcoholic beverages. The note is available at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20171207200436/https:/www.food.gov.uk/sites/default/files/enf-e-17-055.pdf" target="_blank">https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20171207200436/https:/www.food.gov.uk/sites/default/files/enf-e-17-055.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>Increasingly alcohol labels are reflecting the new guidelines. Officials have recently written to the alcohol industry trade bodies to remind them of the 1 September 2019 deadline. There are no current plans to introduce legislation to mandate the guidelines.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 223477 more like this
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less than 2019-02-27T16:16:02.223Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-27T16:16:02.223Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir George Howarth more like this