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star this property date less than 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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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 Bahrain: Human Rights more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to persuade the government of Bahrain to (1) end capital punishment and to reprieve those awaiting execution, (2) release journalists imprisoned as a result of their professional work, (3) end the use of torture in all circumstances, and (4) allow those who have had their Bahraini citizenship removed since 2012 to present their cases for restoral of citizenship. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-03-26more like thismore than 2019-03-26
star this property answer text <p>(1) The UK's position on the use of the death penalty is longstanding and clear. We oppose its use in all circumstances and countries. The Government of Bahrain are fully aware of our position</p><p><br>(2) The UK and Bahrain have an open dialogue which enables us to raise our concerns, including on individual cases, through private and senior channels. Where we have concerns we raise them at a senior level with the Government of Bahrain. The UK supports freedom of expression and freedom of speech as both a fundamental right in itself and as an essential element of a full range of human rights. We continue to encourage the Government of Bahrain to protect freedom of expression for all of its citizens, in line with its international obligations</p><p><br>(3) We continue to encourage those with concerns about treatment in detention to raise them with the appropriate Bahraini human rights oversight body. We encourage the oversight bodies in Bahrain to carry out thorough and swift investigations into any such claims</p><p><br>(4) The UK has raised our concerns on the revocation of Bahraini citizenship at a senior level with the Government of Bahrain.​</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Goldie more like this
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less than 2019-03-26T17:43:03.28Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-26T17:43:03.28Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Goldie more like this
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2018
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star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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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 Gaza: Weedkillers more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel about drift from herbicide sprays, aimed at the buffer zone, but affecting crops and population inside the Gaza Strip. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true 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><del class="ministerial">It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">Officials from our Embassy in Tel Aviv raised this issue with the Israeli authorities earlier this year. The UK continues to urge the Government of Israel to ease their restrictions to help improve the dire humanitarian situation and living standards of ordinary Palestinians in Gaza.</ins></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:26:08.367Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:26:08.367Z
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less than 2019-10-01T10:50:51.297Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T10:50:51.297Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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2018
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star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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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 Turkey: Kurds more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Turkey about the dismissal of elected mayors and other officials in Kurdish majority areas of Turkey and the accusations of malpractice by their replacements. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true 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><del class="ministerial">It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The decision to appoint state trustees in local municipalities is a decision for the Turkish Government. Nevertheless, we expect Turkey to undertake any legal processes against locally elected representatives fairly, transparently and with full respect for the rule of law. We note the suspension of the mayors of Mardin, Van and Diyarbakir on 19 August. We are following these ongoing legal developments closely. Our Ambassador raised this with the Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister on 22 August.</ins></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:26:13.587Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:26:13.587Z
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less than 2019-10-01T10:50:30.237Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T10:50:30.237Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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2018
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star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Food Banks more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with food retailers about providing food and other products that would otherwise have to go to landfill sites to food banks; and what plans they have to encourage (1) food retailers to participate in, and (2) the further development of, such provision. more like this
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Lord Hylton 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><del class="ministerial">It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">We continue to work with key stakeholders across the food chain to overcome the barriers to redistribution and explore solutions through The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP), supported by funding from Defra.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">All large retailers have relationships with redistribution organisations and we have seen a large increase in redistribution which has almost doubled since 2015 (96% increase), or an additional £81 million of food equivalent to an extra 65 million meals a year. This has been helped by a 63% increase in supply of food from major retailers in recent years.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">There is still more that can be done, the Government announced in October 2018 a £15m pilot fund for 2019/20 that aims to increase the redistribution of surplus food through a series of grant opportunities. The winners of which will be announced later in the year. We have already awarded £4.2 million of this fund to projects.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">In line with its commitment in the Resources and Waste Strategy the Government has also appointed Ben Elliot as its Food Waste Reduction Champion. He has been meeting - and continues to work with - business leaders from restaurants and large food retailers to further develop solutions to prevent good food from being wasted.</ins></p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:30:14.713Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:30:14.713Z
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less than 2019-10-07T15:00:27.173Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-07T15:00:27.173Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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2018
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star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Housing Benefit more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the case for increasing the (1) scope, and (2) total amount, of housing benefit, including any resulting savings on temporary accommodation and other costs. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL17648 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true 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><del class="ministerial">It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.</del></p><p><strong><ins class="ministerial">No assessment has been made of the case for increasing the scope of housing support. Housing support in the private rented sector is based on the Local Housing Allowance and decisions on the uprating of Local Housing Allowance from April 2020 will form part of the discussions in support fiscal events later this year.</ins></strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Stedman-Scott more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T15:39:15.56Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:39:15.56Z
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less than 2019-09-30T12:02:40.777Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-30T12:02:40.777Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Stedman-Scott more like this
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star this property answering member printed Baroness Stedman-Scott more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Stedman-Scott more like this
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2018
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star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Prostitution: Prosecutions 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, further to the Written Answer by Lord Keen of Elie on 30 July (HL17215), whether it is their policy to prosecute brothel owners and managers when women are removed to detention centres from their premises, in view of the probability of offences of trafficking or slavery. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL17643 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><em>It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.</em></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:46:57.42Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:46:57.42Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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2018
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star this property date less than 2019-03-14more like thismore than 2019-03-14
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading British Nationality: Children more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the status and citizenship of children born while overseas to (1) British nationals, and (2) those with permanent residence or indefinite leave to remain in the UK, in particular where their mothers had left the UK for more than a short holiday or visit. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL14563 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-03-28more like thismore than 2019-03-28
star this property answer text <p>A child who is of the first generation born overseas to a British citizen will be a British citizen by descent. A child of a subsequent generation born over-seas will not automatically be a British citizen, but has a statutory entitlement to register as such where close ties to the UK are retained.</p><p><br>There are exceptions to this position where the parent is based overseas undertaking activities such as Crown Service.</p><p><br>A child born overseas to a person who holds either indefinite leave to remain or permanent residence will not acquire British citizenship. Where the child does not have the ability to return to the UK in their own right, then there are provisions under which a child can seek to accompany a settled or EEA parent.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-03-28T16:40:49.18Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-28T16:40:49.18Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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2018
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star this property date less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Universal Credit more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will ensure that when a claimants Universal Credit is stopped because they have been admitted to hospital it is re-started without delay when they are discharged. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL12293 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 2018-12-20more like thismore than 2018-12-20
star this property answer text <p>A single claimant who becomes a hospital in-patient will be treated as having a Limited Capability for Work. As such, they retain their entitlement to Universal Credit and as such there is no end to their Universal Credit claim, and no requirement for them to reclaim.</p><p> </p><p>If the hospitalised claimant is part of a couple, their joint claim will continue, so long as the claimant is or is expected to be discharged within six months. When one partner remains in hospital for longer than six months, we would expect the joint claim to end and an individual claim to be made. Where this is the case and a new claim is made, an advance will be available for up to 100 per cent of the standard allowance, ensuring financial support while a claim is completed.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Buscombe more like this
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less than 2018-12-20T15:14:17.84Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-20T15:14:17.84Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Buscombe more like this
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2018
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star this property date less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Abingdon Green: Mass Media more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker what assessment he has made of the disruption caused by the media’s use of College Green; and what consideration, if any, is being given to the establishment of a permanent media centre elsewhere on the Parliamentary Estate. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL11523 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
star this property answer text <p>Abingdon Green is owned by the House of Commons but day to day access is delegated by the Clerk of the House to Black Rod. Current policy is to allow public access to the Green to enable them to pass through on the paths or to use it as a recreational space. Because of the unique views that the Green affords to Parliament, we also allow the media to use the Green for the contemporaneous news reporting of events within Parliament on the basis that this is an important way of communicating to the public the political issues that are taking place. We do not permit protests or campaigning on the Green.</p><p>There are occasions when events in Parliament create exceptional media activity and demand for broadcasting space on the Green. When this occurs, we conduct a careful assessment on whether to prioritise broadcasting over public access and where the balance of public interest lies. Although we prefer to maintain dual use of the Green by public and media, on some occasions we assess that reporting from the Green must be prioritised and that it is necessary to close it to the public for safety reasons. Not to do so would limit the ability of a wide section of the broadcast media, both national, international and radio to provide high quality coverage of unfolding events in Parliament and interview the politicians involved in a secure manner.</p><p>Regarding a permanent media centre, no consideration is currently being given to this. Most media (including broadcast) arrangements are covered through the existing press lobby arrangements. Under this, nominated members of the media are accredited with membership of the Press Gallery and allocated desk space within the House of Commons and given press passes which allow access to the building. This is a long standing arrangement administered by the House of Commons with well understood rules which enables open media access to Parliament to be maintained within manageable levels.</p><p>Additionally, as well as Abingdon Green, there are broadcast points within both Houses which are used by UK domestic broadcasters for the reporting of Parliamentary business.</p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2018-11-28T13:58:06.72Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-28T13:58:06.72Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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2018
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star this property date less than 2018-12-03more like thismore than 2018-12-03
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Asylum: Temporary Accommodation more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that temporary accommodation provided for asylum applicants is safe, hygienic, and of a reasonable standard. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL11963 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-12-17more like thismore than 2018-12-17
star this property answer text <p>Accommodation providers are required to provide safe, habitable, fit for purpose and correctly equipped accommodation that complies with the Decent Homes Standard in addition to standards outlined in relevant national or lo-cal housing legislation.</p><p>The contract requires providers to inspect each property every month and UKVI inspects a significant proportion of properties each year to ensure standards are being met. Where asylum accommodation is found to be falling short of the required standards UKVI has procedures in place to hold suppliers to account to quickly resolve the issue.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2018-12-17T17:39:35.517Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-17T17:39:35.517Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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2018
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