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Home Office more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Immigration more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Written Statement of 23 July 2019 on Immigration, HCWS1803, when the review of guidance to ensure the right decisions are being made will be completed: and if she will publish its conclusions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 284229 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">My Department recognises the importance of this issue. The Secretary of State will write to the Rt Hon member with an update when a decision has been made.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">New guidance for decision makers is currently being drafted. My expectation is that the guidance, once finalised, will be published on gov.uk</ins></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T15:25:45.78Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:25:45.78Z
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less than 2019-09-09T16:21:29.017Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:21:29.017Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
1143229
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading India: Human Rights more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what diplomatic steps his Department is taking to help tackle alleged human rights violations of Dalits and tribal people in India. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bury North more like this
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James Frith more like this
star this property uin 284711 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
unstar this property answer text <p>We engage with India on the full range of human rights matters, working with Union and State Governments and with non-governmental organisations to build capacity and share expertise to promote human rights for all. The British High Commission recently met the Vice Chairman of the National Commission for Minorities in July to discuss minority rights.</p><p><del class="ministerial">We also support local NGOs to deliver projects to promote minority rights. In 2015, we funded a project that trained 500 tribal men and women on women’s rights and access to justice. During 2016-2018, we provided legal training for 2,000 Dalit women to combat violence against them, and helped create a network of Dalit Women Human Rights Defenders in four states. This year, we have launched a network of legal experts to empower Dalit communities in Andhra Pradesh and a helpline for victims of persecution to seek support.</del></p><p>​</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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less than 2019-09-05T14:46:50.783Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-05T14:46:50.783Z
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less than 2019-09-09T09:35:11.993Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T09:35:11.993Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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133169
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for James Frith more like this
1143464
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Northern Ireland Office: Travel more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Ruth Jones more like this
star this property uin 284964 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p>During the financial year 2017/2018, the Department spent £80,026.13 on ministerial travel. <del class="ministerial">£3,011.04</del> <ins class="ministerial">£30,911.04</ins> of this was first class (business class) travel, and £49,115.09 was for second class (economy class) travel.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Skipton and Ripon more like this
star this property answering member printed Julian Smith more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T11:52:24.357Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T11:52:24.357Z
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less than 2019-09-09T16:21:18.433Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:21:18.433Z
star this property answering member
4118
star this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
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134165
star this property answering member constituency Skipton and Ripon more like this
star this property answering member printed Julian Smith more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Julian Smith more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1143254
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Home Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Leicestershire Police: Recruitment more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Prime Minister's statement of 24 July 2019, if her Department will estimate the number of new police officer posts that will be established by Leicestershire Police by 2022. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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Keith Vaz more like this
star this property uin 284695 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-07more like thismore than 2019-10-07
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">The Government has committed to increasing the number of police officers by 20,000 over the next three years. We are committed to giving police the resources, tools and powers they need to tackle the scourge of crime.</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">The Home Office does not hold figures for the number of police officer vacancies advertised prior to 23 July 2019.</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) had previously announced plans to recruit 3000 additional officers in 2019/20. The recruitment of 20,000 officers announced by the Government is in addition to these numbers already announced by PCCs.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Prime Minister and Home Secretary have announced the recruitment of 20,000 extra officers over the next three years. This demonstrates our commitment to support the police and give them extra resource to protect the public and keep us all safe. </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The allocation of officers across England and Wales is yet to be confirmed. We are working closely with police leaders to put in place the plans and systems to deliver on our commitment. Police budgets and force level funding will be set out in the usual way at the provisional police settlement. </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">On 31 March 2019, Leicester police force had 1,829 police officers, and increase of 2.9% from March 2018. </ins></p>
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2019-10-07T17:51:52.043Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-07T17:51:52.043Z
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less than 2019-10-07T20:31:50.41Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-07T20:31:50.41Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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138066
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this
1143633
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Hate Crime: Sikhs more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 23 July 2019 to Question 277247 on Hate Crime: Sikhs, what funding the Government has allocated to help increase the reporting of hate crimes by the Sikh community in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston more like this
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 285404 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p>I refer the Honourable Member to the previous answer I gave to the question UIN 282566 on 3 September 2019:</p><p>Pursuant to the Answer of 23 July 2019 to Question 277247, my Department has allocated £250,000 in total over 2016/17 and 2018/19 to the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC). £150,000 of this was to support work encouraging reporting from groups who are less likely to report hate crime. These groups included EU citizens, Hindus, Christians, and the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, as well as Sikhs</p><p>In February, my Department organised a hate crime workshop for representatives from the Sikh community with contributions from across government, the police and criminal justice system. Outcomes included further engagement between the Sikh community and organisations including the NPCC, Crown Prosecution Service, Metropolitan Police and Department for Education</p><p>My Department and the NPCC continue to work with the Sikh community and other groups who are less likely to report to raise awareness of hate crime and encourage reporting. This work forms part of our commitment to tackling faith and race based hate crime made in the refreshed Cross-Government Hate Crime Action Plan.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Luke Hall more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T13:11:59.763Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T13:11:59.763Z
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star this property label Biography information for Luke Hall more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Luke Hall more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Luke Hall more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
1143634
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Antisemitism more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what funding has been allocated to help increase the reporting of hate crimes by the Jewish community in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston more like this
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 285111 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p>We have allocated £250,000 in total over 2016/17 and 2018/19 to the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC). £150,000 of this was to support work encouraging reporting from groups who are less likely to report hate crime. These groups included EU citizens and faith groups. These projects, alongside the Cross-Government Working Group on Tackling Antisemitism, are important partners in helping us to understand how to improve rates of reporting within the Jewish community. To supply the information outside of these funding streams for the previous five years would involve a disproportionate cost to my Department.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Luke Hall more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T10:43:12.253Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T10:43:12.253Z
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star this property label Biography information for Luke Hall more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Luke Hall more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Luke Hall more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
1143635
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Hate Crime: Muslims more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what funding has been allocated to help increase the reporting of hate crimes by the Muslim community in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston more like this
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 285405 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p>We have allocated £250,000 in total over 2016/17 and 2018/19 to the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC). £150,000 of this was to support encouraging reporting from groups who are less likely to report hate crime. These groups included EU citizens and faith groups. Home Office data from 2017/18 shows that 52 per cent of religiously motivated hate crime was perpetrated against Muslims. In addition to the NPCC funding, the government is providing over £2.5 million to Tell MAMA, a hate crime reporting and victim support organisation. Whilst Tell MAMA predominantly supports Muslims or those targeted for being perceived to be Muslim, for example Sikhs, all communities are able to report hate crimes to Tell MAMA. To supply the information outside of these funding streams for the previous five years would involve a disproportionate cost to my Department.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Luke Hall more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T10:44:38.733Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T10:44:38.733Z
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star this property label Biography information for Luke Hall more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Luke Hall more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Luke Hall more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
1142786
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Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission more like this
star this property answering dept id 36 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Electoral Register more like this
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star this property question text To ask the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what the Commission's most recent estimate is for the number of eligible people who are (a) not on the electoral register and (b) not registered correctly; and how the Commission calculated this estimate. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lancaster and Fleetwood more like this
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Cat Smith more like this
star this property uin 284173 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p>The Electoral Commission undertakes periodic research into the accuracy and completeness of the electoral registers in the UK. Information is collected from a sample of households, and details of residents are then matched against actual register entries to generate the estimates of accuracy and completeness.</p><p>The last study assessed the December 2015 registers and was published in 2016. The Commission found that:</p><ul><li>In Great Britain, the local government registers were 84% complete, meaning that 16% of eligible electors did not have a correct register entry.</li><li>In Northern Ireland, the local government register were 79% complete, meaning that 21% of eligible electors did not have a correct register entry.</li></ul><p>By applying these estimates to Office for National Statistics data, the Commission calculated that:</p><ul><li>In Great Britain, between 7.8 and 8.5 million eligible people were not correctly registered.</li><li>In Northern Ireland, between 275,000 and 330,000 eligible people were not correctly registered.</li></ul><p>This does not mean that these people were entirely missing from the registers; many will have had an entry at a previous address. It is not possible to determine this figure because of the absence of a consistent, unique identifier for individual electors on the registers.</p><p>The results of the Commission’s next accuracy and completeness study will be published in the coming months.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Houghton and Sunderland South more like this
star this property answering member printed Bridget Phillipson more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T10:25:50.217Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T10:25:50.217Z
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star this property label Biography information for Bridget Phillipson more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Houghton and Sunderland South more like this
star this property answering member printed Bridget Phillipson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Bridget Phillipson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Cat Smith more like this
1143694
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading HIV Infection: Drugs more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to engage women who are at risk to HIV on accessing the PrEP Impact trial. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Morley and Outwood more like this
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Andrea Jenkyns more like this
star this property uin 285373 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-06more like thismore than 2019-09-06
unstar this property answer text <p>A core function of the pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) Impact Trial Community Advisory Board (CAB) is to raise awareness and uptake of PrEP in key populations including women. Further information about PrEP Impact Trial CAB activities and participating community groups can be found at the following links:</p><p><a href="https://www.england.nhs.uk/commissioning/spec-services/npc-crg/blood-and-infection-group-f/f03/prep-trial-updates/" target="_blank">https://www.england.nhs.uk/commissioning/spec-services/npc-crg/blood-and-infection-group-f/f03/prep-trial-updates/</a></p><p><a href="https://www.prepimpacttrial.org.uk/faqs" target="_blank">https://www.prepimpacttrial.org.uk/faqs</a></p><p><br> In addition, Public Health England’s Innovation Fund has supported a number of community based projects aimed at increasing PrEP awareness in women, black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and trans communities; information on the projects funded in 2018 can be found at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/innovative-hiv-prevention-projects-reached-170000-people-in-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/innovative-hiv-prevention-projects-reached-170000-people-in-2018</a></p><p>A subgroup within the PrEP Impact Trial Community Advisory Board aims to specifically address PrEP Impact Trial access for women. This subgroup includes membership from a national organisation for sex workers (National Ugly Mugs). The Sophia Forum, who are also members of the subgroup, have recently updated a women and PrEP information leaflet with input from sex workers to ensure the content is acceptable and relevant. The subgroup is also developing a questionnaire to use with women attending sexual health clinics in order to increase knowledge and awareness among women and to aid discussions about PrEP with health workers.</p><p>Since the start of the PrEP Impact Trial in October 2017, over half of the available 26,000 trial places have been filled. As of 3 September 2019, all participating Trial clinics were open to recruitment for women, trans men and heterosexual men. Information on the enrolment status of participating clinics is regularly updated on the PrEP Impact Trial website at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.prepimpacttrial.org.uk/join-the-trial" target="_blank">https://www.prepimpacttrial.org.uk/join-the-trial</a></p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Bury St Edmunds more like this
star this property answering member printed Jo Churchill more like this
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less than 2019-09-06T13:29:58.007Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-06T13:29:58.007Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Churchill more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Bury St Edmunds more like this
star this property answering member printed Jo Churchill more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Churchill more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrea Jenkyns more like this
1142665
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Hong Kong: Politics and Government 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his Chinese counterpart on the political situation in Hong Kong. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 912241 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
unstar this property answer text <p>The Foreign Secretary discussed the importance of upholding the ‘One Country, Two Systems’ framework, which is set out in the Joint Declaration, with Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on 31 July.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T16:52:41.787Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T16:52:41.787Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this