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star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Wales Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Agriculture: Wales 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 Wales, what discussions his Department has had with the Welsh Government on the potential effect on the farming industry in Wales of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. 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 284286 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>My officials and I have regular discussions with the Welsh Government on a range of issues including EU Exit.</p><p>On 30 July in the first few days of the new Prime Minister being appointed, he and I met with the First Minister in Cardiff where amongst other topics we discussed support for farmers in Wales.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
star this property answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T12:16:27.387Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T12:16:27.387Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1143444
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unstar this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Agriculture: Wales 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 Wales, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on the farming industry in Wales of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. 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 284934 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>We remain focused on ensuring our smooth and orderly withdrawal from the EU with a deal as soon as possible. However, as a responsible Government we have been preparing to minimise any disruption in the event of a no-deal.</p><p>I regularly meet with the Farmers’ Union of Wales, NFU Cymru and the CLA Cymru to discuss EU Exit and the impact on the agriculture sector.</p><p>We have made it clear that we will support vulnerable sectors, such as our sheep farmers, through government intervention in the event of a ‘no-deal’, should this be necessary. We will be monitoring the sectors which may be exposed to short-term difficulties as a result of EU Exit closely to identify early signs of market disturbance allowing us to react swiftly.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
star this property answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T12:19:22.5Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T12:19:22.5Z
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4086
star this property label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
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4716
unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1168770
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-12-20more like thismore than 2019-12-20
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Children: Poverty 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 Wales, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on levels of child poverty in Wales. 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 347 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-09more like thismore than 2020-01-09
star this property answer text <p>Child poverty is an important issue in Wales, and one which the UK Government remains determined to tackle. We are helping parents to move into and remain in work, offering the best opportunity for families to move out of poverty and improving children’s long-term outcomes.</p><p>The Government’s focus has been on radically reforming the welfare system to promote work as the most effective route out of poverty and towards financial independence.</p><p>Compared with 2010, there are <del class="ministerial">14,200</del> <ins class="ministerial">142,000</ins> more people in employment in Wales, the number of people unemployed is at a record low of 55,000. The number of people in workless households has fallen by 90,000 since April-June 2010.</p><p>We recognise the importance of a collaborative approach in addressing complex issues such as this and I am keen to ensure that we work with the Welsh Government to tackle the causes and effects of child poverty in Wales.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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less than 2020-01-09T12:11:05.133Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-09T12:11:05.133Z
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less than 2020-01-13T10:16:04.673Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-13T10:16:04.673Z
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star this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1147277
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unstar this property date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Economic Situation: Wales 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 Wales, what recent assessment he has made of the potential effect on the Wales economy of the UK leaving EU without a deal. 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 292385 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-07more like thismore than 2019-10-07
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government’s preferred position is to leave the EU with a deal that works for Wales.</p><p>In the event of no-deal, the Government would of course take economic measures to mitigate any short-run disruption, support the economy through the transition, and to boost the long-term potential of the Welsh economy. The Welsh economy approaches EU exit from a strong position, unemployment is down and the employment rate has reached a record high.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
star this property answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
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less than 2019-10-07T09:17:23.76Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-07T09:17:23.76Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
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4716
unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1168771
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-12-20more like thismore than 2019-12-20
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Economic Situation: Wales 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 Wales, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the proposed Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration on the economy of Wales. 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 348 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-08more like thismore than 2020-01-08
star this property answer text <p>The Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration allows us to get Brexit done and leave the European Union in a smooth and orderly manner on 31 January. The Government will maximise the opportunities of Brexit for Wales and the whole of the UK, taking back control of our money, our laws, our trade and our borders.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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less than 2020-01-08T16:03:40.06Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-08T16:03:40.06Z
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star this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
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4716
unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1170906
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unstar this property date less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Economic Situation: Wales 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 What recent assessment he has made of the potential effect on the Welsh economy of the EU Withdrawal Agreement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 900139 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
star this property answer text <p>The Withdrawal Agreement allows us to get Brexit done and leave the European Union in a smooth and orderly manner at the end of the month.</p><p> </p><p>The Government will maximise the opportunities of Brexit for Wales and the whole of the UK, taking back control of our money, our laws, our trade and our borders.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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less than 2020-01-15T15:53:18.797Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-15T15:53:18.797Z
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star this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
1145123
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unstar this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Employment: Older People 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 Wales, what assessment he has made of trends in the level of (a) employment and (b) economic activity of over 65s in Wales in the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 287655 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-27more like thismore than 2019-09-27
star this property answer text <p>The latest labour market data shows the employment rate for over 65s in Wales was 9.8% for April 2018 to March 2019, down slightly from 10.0% for April 2015 to March 2016. The economic activity rate for over 65s in Wales also dropped slightly over the same period, from 10.1% to 9.9%.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
star this property answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
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less than 2019-09-27T14:11:50.03Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-27T14:11:50.03Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
1167253
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unstar this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill: Wales 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 whether agreement has been reached with the Welsh Government on which parts of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill require the Welsh Assembly's consent in accordance with the Sewel Convention. more like this
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Lord Morris of Aberavon more like this
star this property uin HL521 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-01more like thismore than 2019-11-01
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government has strengthened and enhanced devolution in Wales. We are fully committed to abiding by the Sewel Convention and associated practices. We have sought legislative consent from the National Assembly for Wales for certain provisions of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill in line with this. We will continue to discuss with the Welsh Government the clauses for which Assembly consent is sought.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist more like this
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less than 2019-11-01T12:50:25.327Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-01T12:50:25.327Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Morris of Aberavon more like this
1167254
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unstar this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill: Wales 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 what assessment has been made of the proposed "Henry VIII" clauses in clause 21 of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill; and whether the views of the Welsh Government have been sought on the powers within that Bill to amend the Government of Wales Act 2000 by regulation as opposed to primary legislation. more like this
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Lord Morris of Aberavon more like this
star this property uin HL522 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-01more like thismore than 2019-11-01
star this property answer text <p>Clause 21 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill would allow the UK Government to meet fully the obligations set out in the Northern Ireland Protocol. The “Henry VIII” power in the clause could be used where necessary to amend primary legislation to ensure arrangements required in the Northern Ireland Protocol are operational and to implement the requirements set out in the Protocol.</p><p> </p><p>In response to concerns raised by the Devolved Administrations, clause 18 of the Bill (<em>Main power in connection with other separation issues</em>) has been restricted so that powers under this clause cannot be used to amend the devolution acts, including the Government of Wales Act 2006.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is working to establish whether restricting the powers in clause 21 in a similar way would mean the obligations in the Protocol could still be met. Subject to the outcome of this work, the Government would be open to imposing the restriction by amending the Bill during its passage.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist more like this
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less than 2019-11-01T12:51:55.223Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-01T12:51:55.223Z
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4582
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Morris of Aberavon more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Foreign Students: Wales 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 Wales, what recent assessment he has made of the (a) current level of funding available for study abroad programmes and (b) level of funding for study abroad programmes available post 2020 for students in Wales; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bridgend more like this
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Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
star this property uin 3682 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-30more like thismore than 2019-10-30
star this property answer text <p>As education is devolved, the UK Government does not hold figures on the current levels of funding for study abroad programmes in Wales.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government values international exchange and collaboration in education and training as part of our vision for a global Britain. That is why we support a number of outward mobility and exchange programmes which broaden access to international opportunities – schemes such as Fulbright scholarships and Generation UK China. We can expect our world-leading HE providers to continue their strong track record of partnering with overseas institutions post-2020.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
star this property answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
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less than 2019-10-30T12:27:36.98Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-30T12:27:36.98Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this