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star this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
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Ministry of Defence more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Navy: Housing 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 progress has been made with initiatives to (1) encourage and enable serving members of the Royal Navy to purchase homes near to bases where they are serving, and (2) provide information about financial assistance that is available to those members. more like this
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Lord Carlile of Berriew more like this
star this property uin HL16306 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>As well as access to Forces Help to Buy and Government Help to Buy schemes the Royal Navy is leading on the tri-service pilot for the Future Accommodation Model which will commence at the end of September 2019. This will offer further incentive for home-ownership for Royal Navy and Royal Marine personnel.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T15:40:21.783Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T15:40:21.783Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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1138
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Carlile of Berriew more like this
1131488
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star this property date less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
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Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Elections more like this
star this property house id 2 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 when their consultation on electoral integrity will be launched; and whether that consultation will be open to the public. more like this
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Baroness Stern more like this
star this property uin HL16282 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>The Government recently announced measures to strengthen and protect our democratic processes, which includes a consultation on electoral integrity. Before we launch the consultation, we will be holding discussions with interested groups and exploring the scope for cross-party agreement. The consultation will be open to all interested parties, including members of the public, and it will be published in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T14:06:39.06Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T14:06:39.06Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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2475
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Stern more like this
1131486
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star this property date less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
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Department for International Trade more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Overseas Trade: Taiwan more like this
star this property house id 2 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 discussions they have had with the government of Taiwan about future trade relations between the two nations when the UK leaves the EU. more like this
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Lord Rogan more like this
star this property uin HL16280 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>Taiwan is an important trading partner for the UK. Our bilateral trade was £6.6bn in 2018, an increase of 16.4% from 2017. UK exports to Taiwan grew by 40% from £1.96bn to £2.76bn (latest [ONS] data). As we leave the EU, we are committed to strengthening our trade partnership with Taiwan, and across Asia Pacific, including through the annual UK-Taiwan Trade Talks – due to take place in London in October. The Department of International Trade’s Ministers visited Taiwan twice last year, and events like the Taipei Smart Cities Summit and Expo held in March are a crucial way to strengthen relationships in key sectors.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T13:03:16.683Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T13:03:16.683Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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2478
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Rogan more like this
1131474
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star this property date less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Greenhouse Gas Emissions more like this
star this property house id 2 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 Henley on 17 April (HL15078), when they expect to complete, and publish, their study of different options for incentivising Greenhouse Gas Removal technologies. more like this
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Lord Mendelsohn more like this
star this property uin HL16268 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>The study on options for incentivising Greenhouse Gas Removal technologies is near completion and we aim to publish it in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T12:31:05.09Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T12:31:05.09Z
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2616
star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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4286
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mendelsohn more like this
1131472
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Greenhouse Gas Emissions more like this
star this property house id 2 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 Henley on 16 April (HL15075), whether they will publish the minutes of the discussions between the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) on the possibility of new research funding for Greenhouse Gas Removal (GGR) demonstrators; when a decision will be reached on new funding for such demonstrators; and what further meetings are planned with UKRI to discuss GGR technologies. more like this
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Lord Mendelsohn more like this
star this property uin HL16266 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>A decision on new funding for GGR demonstrators is pending with the my rt. hon. Friend Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, and with HM Treasury. No further meetings with UKRI on the specific topic of GGR technologies are currently planned.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T16:39:31.59Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T16:39:31.59Z
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2616
star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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4286
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mendelsohn more like this
1131465
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Equal Pay: Ethnic Groups more like this
star this property house id 2 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 plans they have to introduce the mandatory reporting of ethnicity pay gaps for companies operating in the UK. more like this
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Baroness McGregor-Smith more like this
star this property uin HL16259 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>My rt. hon. Friend the Prime Minister committed to introduce mandatory ethnicity pay reporting and consulted on how to do so. We received over 300 detailed responses to the consultation. We are working with stakeholders to understand how best to take forward the proposals and will announce next steps in due course. We are also grateful for your continuing support in helping us progress this important agenda.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL16258 more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T12:30:47.02Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T12:30:47.02Z
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2616
star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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4554
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness McGregor-Smith more like this
1131464
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Equal Pay: Ethnic Groups more like this
star this property house id 2 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 when they will publish the results of the consultation on ethnicity pay reporting, which closed on 11 January. more like this
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Baroness McGregor-Smith more like this
star this property uin HL16258 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>My rt. hon. Friend the Prime Minister committed to introduce mandatory ethnicity pay reporting and consulted on how to do so. We received over 300 detailed responses to the consultation. We are working with stakeholders to understand how best to take forward the proposals and will announce next steps in due course. We are also grateful for your continuing support in helping us progress this important agenda.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL16259 more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T12:30:46.987Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T12:30:46.987Z
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2616
star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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4554
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness McGregor-Smith more like this
1131462
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star this property date less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
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Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Mesothelioma: Death more like this
star this property house id 2 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 how many people have died from mesothelioma in each year from 2010 to the last year for which figures are available. more like this
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Baroness Kennedy of Cradley more like this
star this property uin HL16256 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Dear Baroness Kennedy,</p><p> </p><p>As National Statistician and Chief Executive of the UK Statistics Authority, I am replying to your Parliamentary Question asking how many people have died from mesothelioma in each year from 2010 to the last year for which figures are available <strong>(HL16256)</strong>.</p><p> </p><p>The Office for National Statistics is responsible for publishing statistics on deaths registered in England and Wales. The most recent figures published are for deaths registered in 2017[1].</p><p> </p><p>Cause of death is defined using the International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10 edition (ICD-10). The underlying cause of death is defined by the World Health Organisation as (a) the disease or injury that initiated the train of events directly leading to death, (b) the circumstances of the accident or violence that produced the fatal injury.</p><p> </p><p>Deaths due to an underlying cause of mesothelioma would be assigned the ICD-10 code C45.</p><p> </p><p>Table 1 below provides the numbers of deaths from mesothelioma registered in England and Wales between 2010 and 2017.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Yours sincerely,</p><p><strong>John Pullinger</strong></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>Table 1:</strong> <strong>Number of deaths with an underlying cause of mesothelioma, persons, England and Wales, 2010 to 2017<strong>[2]</strong><sup>,<strong>[3]</strong>,<strong>[4]</strong>,<strong>[5]</strong></sup></strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2010</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2011</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2015</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2016</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2017</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Deaths</p></td><td><p>2,079</p></td><td><p>2,101</p></td><td><p>2,214</p></td><td><p>2,261</p></td><td><p>2,356</p></td><td><p>2,308</p></td><td><p>2,313</p></td><td><p>2,279</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><em>Source:</em> Office for National Statistics</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>[1]<a href="https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/datasets/deathsregisteredinenglandandwalesseriesdrreferencetables" target="_blank">https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/datasets/deathsregisteredinenglandandwalesseriesdrreferencetables</a></p><p>[2]Underlying cause of death was defined using the International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th edition (ICD-10) code C45.</p><p>[3]Deaths under 28 days are excluded.</p><p>[4]Figures for England and Wales include deaths of non-residents.</p><p>[5]Figures are for deaths registered, rather than deaths occurring in each calendar year.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T14:14:09.507Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T14:14:09.507Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Kennedy of Cradley more like this
1130856
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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Department for International Trade more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Trade Agreements: Canada and South Africa more like this
star this property house id 2 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 are taking to secure a post-Brexit trade deal with (1) South Africa, and (2) Canada. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL16223 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>The best way to secure continuity of our existing trade agreements with Canada and South Africa is to leave the EU with a negotiated settlement. Alongside the Withdrawal Agreement, the EU undertook to notify its treaty partners that the UK is treated as a Member State for the purposes of EU international agreements during the Implementation Period.</p><p> </p><p>Nevertheless, we continue to work on replicating the effects of existing trade agreements with Canada and the Southern African Customs Union and Mozambique partner countries, which includes South Africa. These discussions are on-going and we cannot give firm guarantees on their outcome before they have concluded.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T13:04:34.763Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T13:04:34.763Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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1796
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
1130854
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star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
star this property house id 2 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 how many electors required a postal ballot for the recent elections to the European Parliament. more like this
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
star this property uin HL16221 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>Data on the number of postal votes applied for and cast are not collected by the Government. The Electoral Commission will publish this data alongside its statutory report on the European Parliamentary elections in the Autumn.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T14:07:41.263Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T14:07:41.263Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
1130849
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star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 13 more like this
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 Trees: Diseases more like this
star this property house id 2 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 assessment they have made of the threats from disease to hornbeam trees (Carpinus betulus) in England and Wales. more like this
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Lord Patten more like this
star this property uin HL16216 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-14more like thismore than 2019-06-14
star this property answer text <p>Details of pest and disease threats to hornbeam (<em>Carpinus betulus</em>), along with other plant and tree species, are included on the UK plant health risk register, which can be accessed here: <a href="https://secure.fera.defra.gov.uk/phiw/riskRegister/" target="_blank">https://secure.fera.defra.gov.uk/phiw/riskRegister/</a>. Of the 1,040 entries on the risk register, ten of these have hornbeam specifically listed as a major host species, although hornbeam may be a minor host in relation to certain other pests and diseases listed (e.g. those which are polyphagous in nature on broadleaved trees). The risk register includes information about current mitigations in place and priorities for future actions.</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 2019-06-14T11:55:15.703Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-14T11:55:15.703Z
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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 Lord Patten more like this
1130841
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star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Insolvency more like this
star this property house id 2 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 Henley on 9 May (HL15286), whether they intend to prioritise strengthening the powers available to insolvency practitioners to take recovery action where value has been extracted from a company prior to insolvency and to require any such related funds to be returned. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
star this property uin HL16208 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>In 2018, the Government published detailed proposals to reform corporate insolvency laws including strengthening the powers available to insolvency office-holders to challenge transactions and take recovery action where value has been extracted from a company as it approaches insolvency. The Government remains committed to introduce these changes as soon as Parliamentary time allows.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T12:31:37.757Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T12:31:37.757Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Myners more like this
1130836
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star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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Ministry of Defence more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading AWACS: Procurement more like this
star this property house id 2 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 whether the procurement of Boeing E-7 Wedgetail aircraft will be subject to oversight by the Single Source Regulations Office; and if so, whether Boeing has agreed to the baseline profit rate. more like this
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Lord Moonie more like this
star this property uin HL16203 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>The prime contract with Boeing Defence UK for the E-7 Wedgetail is assessed as a qualifying defence contract (QDC) in accordance with the Single Source Contract Regulations (SSCR) and is subject to oversight by the Single Source Regulations Office as any QDC would be. The profit rate for the contract has been agreed in accordance with the SSCR six-step calculation process which begins with the baseline profit rate applicable at the time of contract placement.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T15:34:08.473Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T15:34:08.473Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Moonie more like this
1130835
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star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Elections: Peterborough more like this
star this property house id 2 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 was the number of (1) electors, (2) postal votes cast, and (3) proxy votes applied for, in the Peterborough constituency for (a) the general election in 2010 and (b) the by-election on 6 June. more like this
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Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
star this property uin HL16202 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>Data on the number of electors, postal votes cast, and proxy votes applied for in general elections or by-elections are not collected by the Government.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T14:10:41.343Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T14:10:41.343Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Election Offences more like this
star this property house id 2 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 Answers by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth on 3 July 2017 (HL3), 15 September 2017 (HL1448), and 13 October 2017 (HL1671), and by Lord Duncan of Springbank on 21 December 2017 (HL3975), 16 March 2018 (HL6045), 20 November 2018 (HL11393 and HL11394), and 17 May (HL15556), what plans they have to introduce legislation to prevent any abuse of the electoral system in the UK. more like this
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Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
star this property uin HL16199 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>On 5th May the Minister for the Constitution announced a range of new measures to safeguard UK elections by cracking down on intimidation, influence and disinformation.</p><p>As part of that, the Government has committed to: legislating for a new electoral offence of intimidation; clarifying the electoral offence of undue influence of a voter; implementing an imprints regime for digital election material; and launching a consultation on electoral integrity. Before formally launching the consultation, the Government will be inviting the views of interested groups to establish what the consultation could seek to address, and also see what scope there is for broad cross-party agreement.</p><p>Any legislative changes relating to issues or specific cases in Northern Ireland would, however, be a matter for the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T14:10:20.207Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T14:10:20.207Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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648
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
1130829
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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Department for Transport more like this
unstar 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 Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions more like this
star this property house id 2 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 by what date they aim to remove all petrol- and diesel-powered vehicles from the UK’s roads. more like this
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
star this property uin HL16196 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
star this property answer text <p>Cars and vans account for the majority of road transport emissions. By 2050 we want almost every car and van in the UK to be zero emission. We will end the sale of new conventional petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2040.</p><p> </p><p>The Government’s 2018 Road to Zero Strategy sets out a clear pathway to achieving this, to give clarity and certainty to both industry and motorists. By 2030 we want at least half of new cars sold, and as many as 70%, to be ultra low emission, alongside up to 40% of new vans.</p><p> </p><p>The Government’s long term goal is the development and deployment of zero emission technologies for all road vehicles, including HGVs and buses, and zero emission technologies are starting to emerge even for the largest vehicles.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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less than 2019-06-13T14:06:56.627Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T14:06:56.627Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
1130636
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Energy more like this
star this property house id 2 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 Henley on 26 February (HL13715), when they propose to publish the White Paper referred to; and whether any public consultation is planned either before or after that publication. more like this
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Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
star this property uin HL16180 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
star this property answer text <p>My rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has stated his intention to publish the energy white paper. We will provide more details in due course.</p><p> </p><p>Where it is necessary and appropriate to do so, we will consult over detailed policy proposals alongside the white paper or following its publication.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2019-06-12T15:11:24.633Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-12T15:11:24.633Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
1130635
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
unstar 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 Motor Sports: Tobacco more like this
star this property house id 2 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 assessment they have made of the sponsorship of the Ferrari and McLaren Formula One teams by Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco; and whether (1) those sponsorships, and (2) related branding displayed on cars due to be racing at the British Grand Prix, are in accordance with (a) EU, and (b) UK, laws on tobacco advertising. more like this
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Lord Teverson more like this
star this property uin HL16179 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>No such assessment has been made. The Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Act 2002 bans the advertising of tobacco products and sponsorship that has the purpose or effect of promoting tobacco products. We expect tobacco companies to comply with these restrictions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T12:29:42.077Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T12:29:42.077Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Teverson more like this
1130634
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Unfair Practices: Competition more like this
star this property house id 2 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 assessment they have made of the impact of a no-deal Brexit on the number of cases submitted to the Competition and Markets Authority. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL16178 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
star this property answer text <p>The Government is confident in the CMA’s readiness for EU exit. The CMA has detailed plans in place to meet the additional caseload arising from exit. The CMA’s current estimate is that EU exit will lead to an additional 30-50 merger cases, an additional 5-7 competition enforcement cases, and 20-30 state aid cases each year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2019-06-13T14:39:15.377Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T14:39:15.377Z
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2616
star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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1796
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
1130633
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Carbon Emissions more like this
star this property house id 2 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 are taking to ensure that their plans to reduce carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 do not affect the economic competitiveness of UK industries. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL16177 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>Meeting the costs of the transition to net zero emissions in a fair and balanced way – including the need to maintain the competitiveness of British businesses, particularly the most energy intensive – is a crucial issue.</p><p>The Government has taken a wide range of steps to support UK industries in reducing emissions in a cost-effective way and placed clean growth at the heart of our Industrial Strategy to ensure UK industries can seize the opportunities of a net zero economy.</p><p>We have also committed to carrying out a review of how the transition will be funded, and how the costs will fall, to ensure the UK can maintain and strengthen its economic competitiveness.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T12:34:09.32Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T12:34:09.32Z
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2616
star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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1796
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
1130632
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Department for International Trade more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading China: USA more like this
star this property house id 2 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 assessment they have made of the impact that the ongoing trade dispute between the United States and China has on (1) global GDP, and (2) the UK economy. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL16176 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>The UK remains concerned about the current trade tensions which could adversely affect growth in global GDP. The IMF recently estimated this to be in the order of -0.5% of global GDP in 2020. The UK is engaging with partners across the globe to seek a resolution. We are clear that nobody benefits from trade wars.</p><p> </p><p>The UK shares some of the US’s concerns with China’s trade practices and believes they should be addressed through structural reform in China and through multilateral cooperation, including ambitious reform of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The UK supports a global rules-based trade system. Any actions from either party must be WTO compliant.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T11:30:30.147Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T11:30:30.147Z
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star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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1796
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
1130626
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar 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 Mohamed Hamdan Dagolo more like this
star this property house id 2 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 assessment they have made of the role of Mohamed Hamdan Dagolo in the transitional military council in Sudan and the activities of the Rapid Support Forces in that country. more like this
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The Earl of Sandwich more like this
star this property uin HL16170 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>​The UK continues to engage with a range of opposition, Transitional Military Council and members of the protest movement. As part of these interactions our Ambassador to Khartoum met the Deputy Chair of the Transitional Military Committee, Mohamed Hamdan Dagolo (&quot;Hametti&quot;), on April 15 to call for steps to improve the situation in Sudan; a swift move to a civilian transitional government; and, the release of all political detainees. Our Ambassador also expressed concerns at the past role of the Rapid Support Forces. We have been consistent in public and in private that there must be accountability for the crimes committed by members of the former regime. We condemn the violent attacks by Sudanese security forces against peaceful protestors in Sudan last week, which left many dead or injured. The Transitional Military Council bears full responsibility.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T14:47:41.107Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T14:47:41.107Z
star this property answering member
4210
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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2109
unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Sandwich more like this
1130625
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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar 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 Sudan: Politics and Government more like this
star this property house id 2 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 progress they are making, through the UK–USA–Norway Troika and bilaterally, to ensure that leading opposition figures in Sudan such as Yasir Aman are (1) released, and (2) included in any future dialogue with the transitional military council. more like this
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The Earl of Sandwich more like this
star this property uin HL16169 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>The British Government condemns the arrest and detention of Yasir Arman by the Sudanese security forces. We call for his immediate release and for the legitimate demands of Sudanese people to be respected. Violence must not be used, including against opponents.</p><p>The UK continues to engage with a range of opposition, members of the protest movement as well as the Transitional Military Council (TMC). The UK, alongside Troika partners Norway and the US, has called for all sides to engage in an inclusive dialogue that leads to a swift, orderly and peaceful transition to civilian rule. On 4 June in a joint Troika statement, we condemned the recent violent attacks by Sudanese security forces against peaceful protestors in Sudan which left many civilians dead or injured. We also expressed serious concern over TMC's announcement that it would cease negotiations and called for an agreed transfer of power to a civilian-led government.</p><p>On 6 June, the Minister for Africa summoned the Sudanese Ambassador to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to express our grave concerns at the use of violence against civilians by the Sudanese authorities. The UK has called for the human rights of all Sudanese people to be respected, and for the resumption of the political process leading to an agreed peaceful transfer of power to a civilian-led government, as demanded by the Sudanese people. We will continue to engage with all sides to support a settlement that works for all Sudanese people.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T14:46:50.853Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T14:46:50.853Z
star this property answering member
4210
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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2109
unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Sandwich more like this
1130622
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Ministry of Defence more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading AWACS: Procurement more like this
star this property house id 2 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 impact deferring contracting training, infrastructure and other services for E-7 Wedgetail aircraft will have on their ability to negotiate competitive prices. more like this
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Lord Moonie more like this
star this property uin HL16166 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
star this property answer text <p>There has not been any deferral of contracting for these additional services. It is common in acquisition projects of this size and complexity to adopt an incremental procurement approach that enables a better alignment of the build-up of the aircraft fleet and capability with the points at which such additional services are actually required. An overriding consideration in any contract is, of course, to seek best value for money for defence, and there are a variety of mechanisms available to ensure this, including competition or the application of Single Source Contracts Regulations.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2019-06-13T15:09:47.837Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T15:09:47.837Z
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Moonie more like this
1130621
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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Ministry of Defence more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading AWACS: Procurement more like this
star this property house id 2 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 assessment they have made of the impact of the failure of Boeing to deliver the KC–46 tanker programme and the removal from commercial service of 737 MAX aircraft on the availability of engineering resources for its E-7 conversion programme. more like this
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Lord Moonie more like this
star this property uin HL16165 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
star this property answer text <p>The E-7 is based on the Boeing 737 NG aircraft and not the 737 MAX so is not affected by the current issues with that variant. Similarly, the E-7 project is independent of the KC-46. Boeing has identified an experienced team to manage the modification programme to ensure it is successful. For this project, Boeing has recruited individuals with a wealth of experience from previous E-7 modification programmes from the US and Australia, who have been involved in all the previous customer programmes. Throughout the project there will, of course, be regular reviews to monitor progress and ensure that it remains on track and is appropriately resourced. Boeing is a company of the size and scale to be able to flexibly manage its resources across multiple priorities from a wealth of available skills and experience.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this