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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-14more like thismore than 2016-07-14
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Bangladesh: Religious Freedom 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 discussions his Department has had with the government of Bangladesh on tackling levels of violence against minority Hindu communities in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
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Bob Blackman more like this
star this property uin 42822 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-07-22more like thismore than 2016-07-22
star this property answer text <p>The British Government is extremely concerned by the increase in extremist-related violence against a number of minority groups including Hindus in Bangladesh since September 2015. The former Prime Minister, my Rt Hon. Friend the Member for Witney (Mr Cameron) most recently talked to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh about countering extremism in the margins of the G7 meeting in Japan on 27 May. The former Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my Rt Hon. Friend the Member for East Devon (Mr Swire) raised this with Foreign Minister Ali on 5 July. The British High Commissioner regularly discusses these issues with Bangladesh government ministers.</p><p>We welcome Prime Minister Hasina’s “zero tolerance” approach towards terrorism, but this must be implemented in a way that fully respects the international rights standards that Bangladesh has signed up to and which, as a member of both the Commonwealth and the UN Human Rights Council, it has pledged to uphold.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 42823 more like this
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less than 2016-07-22T13:54:15.473Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-22T13:54:15.473Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman remove filter
536468
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-14more like thismore than 2016-07-14
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Bangladesh: Religious Freedom 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to encourage the government of Bangladesh to put perpetrators of violence against religious minorities on trial as soon as possible. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
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Bob Blackman more like this
star this property uin 42823 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-07-22more like thismore than 2016-07-22
star this property answer text <p>The British Government is extremely concerned by the increase in extremist-related violence against a number of minority groups including Hindus in Bangladesh since September 2015. The former Prime Minister, my Rt Hon. Friend the Member for Witney (Mr Cameron) most recently talked to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh about countering extremism in the margins of the G7 meeting in Japan on 27 May. The former Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my Rt Hon. Friend the Member for East Devon (Mr Swire) raised this with Foreign Minister Ali on 5 July. The British High Commissioner regularly discusses these issues with Bangladesh government ministers.</p><p>We welcome Prime Minister Hasina’s “zero tolerance” approach towards terrorism, but this must be implemented in a way that fully respects the international rights standards that Bangladesh has signed up to and which, as a member of both the Commonwealth and the UN Human Rights Council, it has pledged to uphold.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 42822 more like this
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less than 2016-07-22T13:54:15.55Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-22T13:54:15.55Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman remove filter
539560
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-18more like thismore than 2016-07-18
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Bangladesh: Religious Freedom 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his counterpart in Bangladesh on tackling increasing levels of violence against minority Hindu communities in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
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Bob Blackman more like this
star this property uin 43157 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-07-26more like thismore than 2016-07-26
star this property answer text <p>The British Government is extremely concerned by the increase in extremist-related violence against a number of minority groups including Hindus in Bangladesh since September 2015. The former Prime Minister, my Rt Hon. Friend the Member for Witney (Mr Cameron) most recently talked to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh about countering extremism in the margins of the G7 meeting in Japan on 27 May. The former Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my Rt Hon. Friend the Member for East Devon (Mr Swire) raised this with Foreign Minister Ali on 5 July. The British High Commissioner regularly discusses these issues with Bangladesh government ministers. We welcome Prime Minister Hasina’s “zero tolerance” approach towards terrorism, but this must be implemented in a way that fully respects the international rights standards that Bangladesh has signed up to and which, as a member of both the Commonwealth and the UN Human Rights Council, it has pledged to uphold.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2016-07-26T15:11:01.663Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-26T15:11:01.663Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman remove filter
539562
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-18more like thismore than 2016-07-18
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Bangladesh: Religious Freedom 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if his Department will take steps to encourage the government of Bangladesh to put the perpetrators of violence against religious minorities in the region on trial as soon as possible. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman more like this
star this property uin 43156 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-07-26more like thismore than 2016-07-26
star this property answer text <p>The British Government is extremely concerned by the increase in extremist-related violence against a number of minority groups including Hindus in Bangladesh since September 2015. The former Prime Minister, my Rt Hon. Friend the Member for Witney (Mr Cameron) most recently talked to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh about countering extremism in the margins of the G7 meeting in Japan on 27 May. The former Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my Rt Hon. Friend the Member for East Devon (Mr Swire) raised this with Foreign Minister Ali on 5 July. The British High Commissioner regularly discusses these issues with Bangladesh government ministers. We welcome Prime Minister Hasina’s “zero tolerance” approach towards terrorism, but this must be implemented in a way that fully respects the international rights standards that Bangladesh has signed up to and which, as a member of both the Commonwealth and the UN Human Rights Council, it has pledged to uphold.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2016-07-26T14:59:42.09Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-26T14:59:42.09Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman remove filter
641458
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-16more like thismore than 2016-11-16
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading India: Foreign Relations 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the strength of diplomatic and economic relations between India and the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
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Bob Blackman more like this
star this property uin 907420 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-22more like thismore than 2016-11-22
star this property answer text <p>As the Prime Minister, my Rt Hon. Friend the Member for Maidenhead (Mrs May) noted when she visited India, this relationship matters more than ever. The UK shares a longstanding, broad and deep friendship with India, covering economic and commercial ties, defence and security, and people-to-people links.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2016-11-22T15:02:43.507Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-22T15:02:43.507Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman remove filter
809842
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-19more like thismore than 2017-12-19
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Derelict Land 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 Communities and Local Government, what his Department’s assessment is of the progress local authorities are making on developing their brownfield land register. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
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Bob Blackman more like this
star this property uin 120462 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-27more like thismore than 2017-12-27
star this property answer text <p>Local planning authorities are required to publish a statutory brownfield land register identifying which previously developed sites are suitable for housing by the end of 2017.</p><p>My officials have been supporting the implementation of brownfield registers and permission in principle through an active programme of engagement since early summer. We are also identifying authorities to work with whose positive or innovative approach can be used to promote good practice. Further assistance will be provided in 2018 to help promote permission in principle on suitable sites on registers.</p><p>Small sites, including sites on brownfield land, have a crucial role to play in increasing housing supply and speeding up delivery. That is why we announced in the Autumn Budget our proposal to expect authorities to bring forward 20 per cent of their housing supply as small sites. This will speed up the building of new homes and support the Government’s wider ambition to increase competition in the house building market. Brownfield registers can contribute to this alongside other measures as authorities have the discretion to include smaller sites in their registers and grant permission in principle on those sites if they wish.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Reading West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
120463 more like this
120465 more like this
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less than 2017-12-27T11:10:49.417Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-27T11:10:49.417Z
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4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman remove filter
809843
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-19more like thismore than 2017-12-19
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Derelict Land 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 Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to promote the benefits of brownfield registers to local authorities, developers, and communities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
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Bob Blackman more like this
star this property uin 120463 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-27more like thismore than 2017-12-27
star this property answer text <p>Local planning authorities are required to publish a statutory brownfield land register identifying which previously developed sites are suitable for housing by the end of 2017.</p><p>My officials have been supporting the implementation of brownfield registers and permission in principle through an active programme of engagement since early summer. We are also identifying authorities to work with whose positive or innovative approach can be used to promote good practice. Further assistance will be provided in 2018 to help promote permission in principle on suitable sites on registers.</p><p>Small sites, including sites on brownfield land, have a crucial role to play in increasing housing supply and speeding up delivery. That is why we announced in the Autumn Budget our proposal to expect authorities to bring forward 20 per cent of their housing supply as small sites. This will speed up the building of new homes and support the Government’s wider ambition to increase competition in the house building market. Brownfield registers can contribute to this alongside other measures as authorities have the discretion to include smaller sites in their registers and grant permission in principle on those sites if they wish.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Reading West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
120462 more like this
120465 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2017-12-27T11:10:49.467Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-27T11:10:49.467Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman remove filter
809845
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-19more like thismore than 2017-12-19
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Derelict Land 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 Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to support the development of small brownfield sites. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman more like this
star this property uin 120465 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-27more like thismore than 2017-12-27
star this property answer text <p>Local planning authorities are required to publish a statutory brownfield land register identifying which previously developed sites are suitable for housing by the end of 2017.</p><p>My officials have been supporting the implementation of brownfield registers and permission in principle through an active programme of engagement since early summer. We are also identifying authorities to work with whose positive or innovative approach can be used to promote good practice. Further assistance will be provided in 2018 to help promote permission in principle on suitable sites on registers.</p><p>Small sites, including sites on brownfield land, have a crucial role to play in increasing housing supply and speeding up delivery. That is why we announced in the Autumn Budget our proposal to expect authorities to bring forward 20 per cent of their housing supply as small sites. This will speed up the building of new homes and support the Government’s wider ambition to increase competition in the house building market. Brownfield registers can contribute to this alongside other measures as authorities have the discretion to include smaller sites in their registers and grant permission in principle on those sites if they wish.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Reading West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
120462 more like this
120463 more like this
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less than 2017-12-27T11:10:49.513Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-27T11:10:49.513Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman remove filter