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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-05more like thismore than 2018-12-05
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Abortion: Gender Selection 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 Health and Social Care, when his Department next plans to publish an assessment of the extent of sex selective abortion in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 199399 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-12more like thismore than 2018-12-12
star this property answer text <p>The Department publishes annual sex birth ratio analysis, which provides information on whether there is any evidence for sex selective abortions happening at scale within specific communities in Great Britain. The most recent analysis was published in October 2018 and found no evidence of sex selective abortions occurring in Great Britain over the period 2012 to 2016. The report is available at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/sex-ratios-at-birth-in-great-britain-2012-to-2016--2" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/sex-ratios-at-birth-in-great-britain-2012-to-2016--2</a></p><p> </p><p>The UK National Screening Committee has recommended Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) be a contingent test in the NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme only for trisomy 13, 18, 20 and not for any other genetic marker including sex. Plans are currently underway to make the NIPT test available on the National Health Service for Down’s syndrome, Edwards’ and Patau’s syndromes only.</p><p> </p><p>Sex selection is not one of the lawful grounds for termination of pregnancy. It is illegal for a practitioner to carry out an abortion for that reason alone, unless the certifying practitioners consider that an abortion was justified in relation to at least one of the grounds in the Abortion Act 1967 such as a gender-linked inherited medical condition. Anyone with evidence that sex selective abortion is occurring should report it to the police.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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199400 more like this
199401 more like this
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less than 2018-12-12T11:39:19.163Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-12T11:39:19.163Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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4126
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon remove filter
1020400
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-05more like thismore than 2018-12-05
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Abortion: Gender Selection 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 Health and Social Care, what structures are in place for healthcare professionals in (a) primary care and (b) other settings to raise concerns on sex selective abortion occurring. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 199401 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-12more like thismore than 2018-12-12
star this property answer text <p>The Department publishes annual sex birth ratio analysis, which provides information on whether there is any evidence for sex selective abortions happening at scale within specific communities in Great Britain. The most recent analysis was published in October 2018 and found no evidence of sex selective abortions occurring in Great Britain over the period 2012 to 2016. The report is available at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/sex-ratios-at-birth-in-great-britain-2012-to-2016--2" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/sex-ratios-at-birth-in-great-britain-2012-to-2016--2</a></p><p> </p><p>The UK National Screening Committee has recommended Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) be a contingent test in the NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme only for trisomy 13, 18, 20 and not for any other genetic marker including sex. Plans are currently underway to make the NIPT test available on the National Health Service for Down’s syndrome, Edwards’ and Patau’s syndromes only.</p><p> </p><p>Sex selection is not one of the lawful grounds for termination of pregnancy. It is illegal for a practitioner to carry out an abortion for that reason alone, unless the certifying practitioners consider that an abortion was justified in relation to at least one of the grounds in the Abortion Act 1967 such as a gender-linked inherited medical condition. Anyone with evidence that sex selective abortion is occurring should report it to the police.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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199399 more like this
199400 more like this
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less than 2018-12-12T11:39:19.287Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-12T11:39:19.287Z
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4065
star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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4126
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon remove filter
1121920
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Alcoholic Drinks: Breast Cancer 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 Health and Social Care, pursuant to the oral Answer of 14 March 2019 to Question 909822, Official Report, column 521, whether his Department is planning a public information campaign to raise awareness of the links between alcohol and breast cancer. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 245790 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
star this property answer text <p>The Department continues to promote the United Kingdom Chief Medical Officers’ Low Risk Drinking guidelines in England through online platforms and by encouraging producers to reflect the guidelines on the labels of alcoholic drinks.</p><p>The online guidelines highlight that the risk of developing a range of health problems, including cancer, increases the more you drink on a regular basis. Local authorities also continue to promote these guidelines as part of their public health duties.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-04-30T12:19:07.687Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-30T12:19:07.687Z
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4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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4126
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon remove filter
1121921
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Alcoholic Drinks: Consumption 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 Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the effectiveness of the public information campaign in Scotland on increasing awareness of the Chief Medical Officers’ low risk-drinking guidelines of 14 units a week. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 245791 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
star this property answer text <p>There are no plans to make an independent assessment of the recent count 14 campaign in Scotland. The Department will review the Scottish Government’s evaluation of the campaign, when this becomes available.</p><p>The Department continues to promote the UK Chief Medical Officers’ Low Risk Drinking guidelines in England through online platforms and by encouraging producers to reflect the guidelines on the labels of alcoholic drinks. Local authorities also continue to promote these guidelines as part of their public health duties.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-04-30T13:21:19.71Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-30T13:21:19.71Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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4126
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon remove filter
1121922
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Alcoholic Drinks: Labelling 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 Health and Social Care, whether his Department has plans to require alcohol producers to include warnings on their product labels about the health effects of alcohol and its link to cancers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 245792 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
star this property answer text <p>The Government has no plans to include cancer warnings on alcohol labels. The United Kingdom Chief Medical Officers’ Low Risk Drinking guidelines highlight that the risk of developing a range of health problems, including cancer, increases the more you drink on a regular basis. Information on the low risk guidelines is also available on the NHS website.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-04-30T13:25:17.107Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-30T13:25:17.107Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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4126
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon remove filter
1141970
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar 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 Animal Welfare 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 If he will bring forward legislative proposals to recognise animal sentience. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 912198 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
star this property answer text <p>There has never been any question that this Government’s policies on animal welfare are driven by the fact that animals are sentient beings. However, the Government has been very clear that we will make any necessary changes required to UK law in a rigorous and comprehensive way to ensure animal sentience is recognised after we leave the EU.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Macclesfield more like this
star this property answering member printed David Rutley more like this
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less than 2019-07-25T15:44:16.6Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-25T15:44:16.6Z
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4033
star this property label Biography information for David Rutley more like this
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4126
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon remove filter
1104477
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar 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 Armed Forces: Job Satisfaction more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What recent assessment he has made of trends in the level of morale in the armed forces. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 910007 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence places great importance on the morale of our Armed Forces and we are taking steps to enhance the positive aspects and experiences of Service life. Issues previously identified in the survey have already informed the development of a range of programmes under way across Defence and the single Services including Flexible Service and the Future Accommodation Model.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2019-03-25T16:49:23.313Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-25T16:49:23.313Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon remove filter
1138879
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Audiology and Hearing Aids 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 Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer on 12 June 2019 to Question 260081, whether his Department will require Clinical Commissioning Groups to collect and publish data in a comparable form on (a) the amount spent on audiology services, (b) the number of hearing aids fitted and (c) outcomes of hearing aid fittings. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 277193 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are responsible for the collection and collation of audiology data to enable them to manage regional needs. NHS England has no plans to mandate CCGs to collect or publish their data in a comparable form.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T16:03:42.847Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T16:03:42.847Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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4126
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1055079
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-05more like thismore than 2019-02-05
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Bangladesh: Elections 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 steps the Government is taking in response to reports of electoral fraud during the recent General Election in Bangladesh. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 217039 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
star this property answer text <p>The Bangladesh general election on 30 December 2018 was subject to numerous allegations of irregularities and voter intimidation. I released a statement on 1 January deploring the violence that took place and expressing UK concerns regarding the conduct of the election. I called for electoral authorities to provide a full, credible and transparent resolution of all complaints related to the conduct of the elections and repeated this message to the Bangladesh High Commissioner when we met on 10 January in London.</p><p>I have also written to my counterpart the State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Shahriar Alam, to express UK concerns regarding the conduct of the election and on the democratic trajectory in Bangladesh. The Foreign Secretary wrote to Foreign Minister Momen to deliver similar messages. The UK will continue to engage the Government of Bangladesh at all levels to address our concerns regarding democracy in Bangladesh.</p><p>We have a broad and important partnership with Bangladesh and we will continue to support the people of Bangladesh in their aspirations for a more stable, prosperous, and democratic future. Change will not happen overnight but UK Aid is enabling Bangladeshi women and young people to engage in politics, making communities more resilient to conflict and monitoring levels of political violence. I do not assess that sanctions against Bangladesh would deliver an improvement in the democratic trajectory of that country.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
217041 more like this
217047 more like this
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less than 2019-02-11T16:37:26.76Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-11T16:37:26.76Z
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1405
star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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4126
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon remove filter
1055082
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-05more like thismore than 2019-02-05
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Bangladesh: Elections 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, with reference to reports of electoral fraud during the recent General Election in Bangladesh, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of applying sanctions against Bangladesh until a full and independent investigation is carried out. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 217041 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
star this property answer text <p>The Bangladesh general election on 30 December 2018 was subject to numerous allegations of irregularities and voter intimidation. I released a statement on 1 January deploring the violence that took place and expressing UK concerns regarding the conduct of the election. I called for electoral authorities to provide a full, credible and transparent resolution of all complaints related to the conduct of the elections and repeated this message to the Bangladesh High Commissioner when we met on 10 January in London.</p><p>I have also written to my counterpart the State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Shahriar Alam, to express UK concerns regarding the conduct of the election and on the democratic trajectory in Bangladesh. The Foreign Secretary wrote to Foreign Minister Momen to deliver similar messages. The UK will continue to engage the Government of Bangladesh at all levels to address our concerns regarding democracy in Bangladesh.</p><p>We have a broad and important partnership with Bangladesh and we will continue to support the people of Bangladesh in their aspirations for a more stable, prosperous, and democratic future. Change will not happen overnight but UK Aid is enabling Bangladeshi women and young people to engage in politics, making communities more resilient to conflict and monitoring levels of political violence. I do not assess that sanctions against Bangladesh would deliver an improvement in the democratic trajectory of that country.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
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217039 more like this
217047 more like this
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less than 2019-02-11T16:37:26.823Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-11T16:37:26.823Z
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1405
star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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4126
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon remove filter