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star this property date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
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Cabinet Office more like this
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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 Brexit: Referendums more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what analysis did the Chancellor of the Exchequer used for the statement that it is unlikely, at a technical level, whether there would be enough time to legislate for a confirmatory referendum on the EU Withdrawal Agreement before the UK leaves the EU reported in the Guardian on 12 April 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">The Government has no plans to hold another referendum on EU membership. The Government remains committed to delivering on the result of the 2016 EU referendum by leaving the EU.</del></p><p><br /><del class="ministerial">An Act of Parliament is required before any UK-wide referendum can be held, the terms of which are for Parliament to debate and agree, including provisions for setting the data, franchise and the question as well as incorpating adequate time to prepare for the poll and a minimum campaigning period.</del></p><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Government has no plans to hold another referendum on EU membership. The Government remains committed to delivering on the result of the 2016 EU referendum by leaving the EU.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">An Act of Parliament is required before any UK-wide referendum can be held, the terms of which are for Parliament to debate and agree, including provisions for setting the date, franchise and the question as well as incorporating adequate time to prepare for the poll and a minimum campaigning period.</ins></p>
star this property answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Lidington more like this
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less than 2019-04-25T15:54:57.8Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-25T15:54:57.8Z
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less than 2019-05-14T10:51:32.793Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T10:51:32.793Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir David Lidington more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Lidington more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir David Lidington more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-22more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star 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 Boating: Finance more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent estimate he has made of Government funding for Ben Ainslie’s sailing team; what assessment was made (a) before and (b) after that expenditure of its cost-effectiveness; what return was expected from that investment; and whether further funding will be allocated to the team. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 133950 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-04more like thismore than 2018-04-04
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">In 2014 Government agreed up to £7.5 million funding to support Sir Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup team and their proposal to be based on the Camber in Portsmouth. Details of this funding agreement have previously been released and are publicly available here:</del></p><p><del class="ministerial"><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-approves-75-million-for-sir-ben-ainslie-project-to-boost-portsmouth" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-approves-75-million-for-sir-ben-ainslie-project-to-boost-portsmouth</a></del></p><p><del class="ministerial">No further funding to the team is currently planned.</del></p><p> </p><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial">In 2014, under the Coalition Government, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, the Department for Communities and Local Government, and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport agreed a funding package of up to £7.5 million to support Sir Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup team and their proposal to base their permanent headquarters on the Camber in Portsmouth. This was announced by the then Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, the Rt hon Member for Twickenham (Sir Vince Cable).</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">This funding ensured the racing team’s commitment to basing their operations in Portsmouth for a minimum of 12 years to support three America’s Cup cycles, which in turn enabled economic benefits for the city’s marine and maritime sector. It also helped support community engagement and sailing participation projects in collaboration with Sport England.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The benefits arising from this investment extended beyond the sailing team. They included direct economic benefits from the generation of jobs and apprenticeships, together with the up-skilling of workers in the Solent area, the setting up of a Technical Innovation Group to help feed the innovations in applied technology developed by BAR into the marine industry, engagement with schools and higher education institutions, engagement with the local supply chain, and the setting up of a visitors’ centre.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">Published details of this funding agreement are available here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-approves-75-million-for-sir-ben-ainslie-project-to-boost-portsmouth" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-approves-75-million-for-sir-ben-ainslie-project-to-boost-portsmouth</a> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">No further funding to the team is currently planned.</ins></p>
star this property answering member constituency Burton more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Griffiths more like this
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less than 2018-04-04T15:02:01.737Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-04T15:02:01.737Z
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less than 2018-04-12T10:59:34.63Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-12T10:59:34.63Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Griffiths more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Burton more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Griffiths more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Griffiths more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-06more like thismore than 2018-11-06
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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
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Counter-terrorism more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assistance the Government provided to the Government of the United Arab Emirates in respect of that Government's counter-terrorism operations in Yemen in (a) 2016, (b) 2017 and (c) 2018 to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 188695 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
unstar this property answer text <p>The Foreign and Commonwealth Office did not provide assistance to the Government of the United Arab Emirates on counter-terrorism in Yemen in 2016, 2017 or 2018.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-11-16T12:54:43.647Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-16T12:54:43.647Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-09-13more like thismore than 2018-09-13
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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
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Armed Conflict more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he had with his Emirati counterpart in London last week on the conflict in Yemen; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 174596 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-09more like thismore than 2018-10-09
unstar this property answer text <p>The Foreign Secretary and I spoke to Emirati Minister for Foreign Affairs Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyun on 6 September in London regarding the political process and recent developments in Yemen. The UK is playing a leading role in diplomatic efforts, including bringing together key international actors to try to find a peaceful solution. We continue regular discussions with all parties within the Coalition.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-10-09T14:29:50.227Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-09T14:29:50.227Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-10-08more like thismore than 2018-10-08
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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
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Armed Conflict more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his Emirati counterpart on the conflict in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 175804 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-16more like thismore than 2018-10-16
unstar this property answer text <p>The Foreign Secretary met his Emirati counterpart in a meeting of the Yemen Quad on 27 September at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. He urged his counterpart to seize the opportunity for political progress. The Emirati Foreign Minister underlined his complete support for the UN process led by Special Envoy Martin Griffiths. They discussed the destabilising effect of Iran on Yemen and the wider region, how to put in place confidence-building measures following the breakdown of the Geneva peace talks, and how they could provide greater assistance to the Yemeni people by facilitating the entry of humanitarian and commercial goods into Yemen.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-10-16T15:05:21.647Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-16T15:05:21.647Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-01more like thismore than 2018-11-01
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Department for International Trade more like this
star 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 World Trade Organisation more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 29 October to Written Question 182665 on Department for International Trade: World Trade Organisation, how many additional (a) permanent staff and (b) representatives at the World Trade Organisation have been recruited to the UK Mission in Geneva at the World Trade Organisation in preparation for the UK’s independent trade policy; and what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of recruiting those additional staff. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 186919 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
unstar this property answer text <p>Since the Referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union the Government has recruited, or is in the process of recruiting, 13 additional members of staff to work on economic issues at the UK Mission in Geneva, including the UK’s engagement in the World Trade Organization. Staff were recruited either internally from the Civil Service or locally in Geneva. All recruitment was carried out in-house by existing government HR teams and the specific costs attributable for the recruitment for these positions at the UK Mission are not readily available. There was no recruitment (or advertising) through external suppliers. We continue to keep the level of staffing at the UK Mission under review.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Meon Valley more like this
star this property answering member printed George Hollingbery more like this
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less than 2018-11-09T11:37:38.433Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-09T11:37:38.433Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir George Hollingbery more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
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Treasury more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Wines: Import Duties more like this
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether it is the Government's policy that UK citizens returning with purchased wine from the EU will have to pay (a) £2 duty on wine that they have bought in bulk direct from vineyards and have bottled themselves before returning to the UK and (b) a reduced corkage fee instead once the UK has left the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 167838 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-10more like thismore than 2018-09-10
unstar this property answer text <p>Currently individuals can bring back wine into the UK from other EU Member States without being charged excise duty, as long as the wine is only for their personal consumption. The UK’s excise rules following EU Exit and the end of the Implementation Period remain subject to negotiation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Newark more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
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less than 2018-09-10T13:09:00.957Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T13:09:00.957Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
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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
star this property hansard heading Weedkillers: Cancer more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of whether the weedkiller RoundUp is a potential cause of cancer. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 254714 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
unstar this property answer text <p>Like all pesticides, Roundup (a range of weedkillers containing glyphosate) is subject to strict regulation to ensure that its use will not harm people or have unacceptable effects on the environment.</p><p> </p><p>The European Commission decided in December 2017 to approve glyphosate for continuing use until December 2022. The decision followed a scientific risk assessment by the European Food Safety Authority, which included a very close scrutiny of the evidence on whether glyphosate causes cancer. UK experts participated in that assessment and supported its conclusions.</p><p> </p><p>All pesticide products, including Roundup, are tightly regulated by the Health and Safety Executive. They are only authorised for use if scientific data demonstrates that they will not harm people or have unacceptable effects on the environment.</p><p> </p><p>We will continue to keep an active watch on the scientific evidence on glyphosate.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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less than 2019-05-20T16:17:51.33Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-20T16:17:51.33Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
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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
star this property hansard heading Water: Standards more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if the Government will make it its policy to maintain the standards set out by the EU Bathing Water Directive once the UK has left the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 167827 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-07more like thismore than 2018-09-07
unstar this property answer text <p>Yes, the European Union (Withdrawal) Act will convert the existing body of EU environmental law into UK law. It will ensure that the same protections are in place in the UK and that existing EU environmental law continues to function effectively after the UK leaves the EU.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2018-09-07T15:20:26.707Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-07T15:20:26.707Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-10-30more like thismore than 2018-10-30
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star 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 Warships: Shipbuilding more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment the Government has made of the ability of UK shipyards to secure contracts to build military vessels for EU member states after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 185469 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-02more like thismore than 2018-11-02
unstar this property answer text <p>Following the publication in 2017 of the National Shipbuilding Strategy Government has established the Maritime Enterprise Working Group (MEWG) to coordinate discussions with industry around growth opportunities. The MEWG has commissioned a market evaluation and competitiveness study of UK Shipbuilding which will report in the New Year. This study will identify a prospective international commercial and naval product mix for UK shipbuilding; analyse market characteristics, prospective clients and competitor strengths and weaknesses. The study will assess the competitiveness and performance levels of UK shipbuilders and will identify actions needed to address any gaps. The Department is supporting this study.</p><p> </p><p>The ability of UK industry to win contracts to build military vessels for EU member states after the UK leaves the EU will remain a decision for EU member states. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is working closely with industry and other Government Departments to understand the implications and opportunities presented by the UK's departure from the European Union.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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less than 2018-11-02T14:38:40.03Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-02T14:38:40.03Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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