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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
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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
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many applications for asylum were received from children arriving unaccompanied into the United Kingdom for each of the last three years for which figures are available. more like this
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Lord Hylton remove filter
star this property uin HL6883 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 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In 2012 and 2013 there were 1,125 and 1,174 applications for asylum received from children arriving unaccompanied into the United Kingdom (Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children). <br><br>These figures are available in table as_08 (Asylum data tables Volume 2) of Immigration Statistics October to December 2013:<br><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-october-to-decmber-2013" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-october-to-decmber-2013</a>.<br><br>There are currently no comparable figures for 2011. An internal review of UASC data highlighted issues with the definitions used for data published prior to 2012. Revised UASC figures for 2011 will be published in Immigration Statistics January to March 2014 on 22 May 2014.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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3787
star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
50236
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star this property date less than 2014-05-07more like thismore than 2014-05-07
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Permanent Council of the Organisation for Securityand Co-operation in Europe is considering Ukraine at is weekly meetings; and what recommendations, if any, it has so far made, in particular about conflict prevention. more like this
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Lord Hylton remove filter
star this property uin HL6954 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 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
unstar this property answer text <p>The Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has been at the forefront of the international response to the crisis in Ukraine over recent months. The crisis has been a regular topic of discussion on the Organisation's agenda since the Permanent Council met to discuss it in special session on 3 March. Both the Permanent Council and the Forum for Security and Co-operation have discussed Ukraine on numerous occasions since then.</p><p> </p><p>The OSCE has launched a number of initiatives to contribute towards de-escalation of the crisis. On 21 March the Permanent Council agreed to the deployment of a Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine. That Mission, which includes a UK Deputy Chief Monitor and 9 UK staff, swiftly deployed across the country with a mandate to gather information, report on the security situation and assess how best to meet the concerns of all parties. The Mission is providing regular reporting and recently played a key role in the negotiation of the safe release of the Vienna Document unarmed military inspectors who had been detained in Slavyansk. In Geneva on 17 April the US, the EU, Ukraine and the Russian Federation agreed that the Mission should have a role in verifying the implementation of agreed steps towards de-escalation. The Government fully supports this Mission's work and is actively backing it with both finance and personnel. The UK has so far contributed over £1 million and is currently the second biggest contributor to the Mission's core costs.</p><p> </p><p>In addition to the SMM, the OSCE has been active in Ukraine through the work of its autonomous institutions, the High Commissioner on National Minorities and the Representative on Freedom of the Media, while there has been a rolling programme of visits by unarmed military inspectors under the Vienna Document 2011. The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is sending a large scale mission of 1000 observers to monitor the Ukrainian Presidential Elections on 25 May. The UK will be providing 10% of the total number of observers with 10 Long term Observers and 90 Short Term Observers.</p><p> </p><p>There are no current plans for an OSCE Summit, while the next formal Ministerial Council is due to take place in Basel, Switzerland on 4-5 December 2014. However the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my right hon. Friend the Member for Richmond (Yorks) (Mr Hague), been in regular contact with OSCE Chairman and Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter, most recently when they met in Vienna on 6 May, while the Minister for Europe, my right hon. Friend the Member for Aylesbury (Mr Lidington), spoke by telephone to OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier on the same day.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Warsi more like this
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3839
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Warsi more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
50237
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-05-07more like thismore than 2014-05-07
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government when the Organisation for Securityand Co-operation in Europe will next meet; and whether Ukraine will be on its agenda. more like this
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Lord Hylton remove filter
star this property uin HL6955 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 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
unstar this property answer text <p>The Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has been at the forefront of the international response to the crisis in Ukraine over recent months. The crisis has been a regular topic of discussion on the Organisation's agenda since the Permanent Council met to discuss it in special session on 3 March. Both the Permanent Council and the Forum for Security and Co-operation have discussed Ukraine on numerous occasions since then.</p><p> </p><p>The OSCE has launched a number of initiatives to contribute towards de-escalation of the crisis. On 21 March the Permanent Council agreed to the deployment of a Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine. That Mission, which includes a UK Deputy Chief Monitor and nine UK staff, swiftly deployed across the country with a mandate to gather information, report on the security situation and assess how best to meet the concerns of all parties. The Mission is providing regular reporting and recently played a key role in the negotiation of the safe release of the Vienna Document unarmed military inspectors who had been detained in Slavyansk. In Geneva on 17 April the US, the EU, Ukraine and the Russian Federation agreed that the Mission should have a role in verifying the implementation of agreed steps towards de-escalation. The Government fully supports this Mission's work and is actively backing it with both finance and personnel. The UK has so far contributed over £1 million and is currently the second biggest contributor to the Mission's core costs.</p><p> </p><p>In addition to the SMM, the OSCE has been active in Ukraine through the work of its autonomous institutions, the High Commissioner on National Minorities and the Representative on Freedom of the Media, while there has been a rolling programme of visits by unarmed military inspectors under the Vienna Document 2011. The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is sending a large scale mission of 1000 observers to monitor the Ukrainian Presidential Elections on 25 May. The UK will be providing 10% of the total number of observers with 10 Long Term Observers and 90 Short Term Observers.</p><p> </p><p>There are no current plans for an OSCE Summit, while the next formal Ministerial Council is due to take place in Basel, Switzerland on 4-5 December 2014. However the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my Rt. Hon. Friend the Member for Richmond (Yorks) (Mr Hague), has been in regular contact with OSCE Chairman and Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter, most recently when they met in Vienna on 6 May, while the Minister for Europe, my Rt. Hon. Friend the Member for Aylesbury (Mr Lidington), spoke by telephone to OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier on the same day.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Warsi more like this
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3839
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Warsi more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
50238
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-05-07more like thismore than 2014-05-07
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what recommendations the Chairperson-in-Office and the Secretary General of the Organisation for Securityand Co-operation in Europe have made to the member states concerning Ukraine. more like this
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Lord Hylton remove filter
star this property uin HL6956 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 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
unstar this property answer text <p>The Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has been at the forefront of the international response to the crisis in Ukraine over recent months. The crisis has been a regular topic of discussion on the Organisation's agenda since the Permanent Council met to discuss it in special session on 3 March. Both the Permanent Council and the Forum for Security and Co-operation have discussed Ukraine on numerous occasions since then.</p><p> </p><p>The OSCE has launched a number of initiatives to contribute towards de-escalation of the crisis. On 21 March the Permanent Council agreed to the deployment of a Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine. That Mission, which includes a UK Deputy Chief Monitor and nine UK staff, swiftly deployed across the country with a mandate to gather information, report on the security situation and assess how best to meet the concerns of all parties. The Mission is providing regular reporting and recently played a key role in the negotiation of the safe release of the Vienna Document unarmed military inspectors who had been detained in Slavyansk. In Geneva on 17 April the US, the EU, Ukraine and the Russian Federation agreed that the Mission should have a role in verifying the implementation of agreed steps towards de-escalation. The Government fully supports this Mission's work and is actively backing it with both finance and personnel. The UK has so far contributed over £1 million and is currently the second biggest contributor to the Mission's core costs.</p><p> </p><p>In addition to the SMM, the OSCE has been active in Ukraine through the work of its autonomous institutions, the High Commissioner on National Minorities and the Representative on Freedom of the Media, while there has been a rolling programme of visits by unarmed military inspectors under the Vienna Document 2011. The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is sending a large scale mission of 1000 observers to monitor the Ukrainian Presidential Elections on 25 May. The UK will be providing 10% of the total number of observers with 10 Long Term Observers and 90 Short Term Observers.</p><p> </p><p>There are no current plans for an OSCE Summit, while the next formal Ministerial Council is due to take place in Basel, Switzerland on 4-5 December 2014. However the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my Rt. Hon. Friend the Member for Richmond (Yorks) (Mr Hague), has been in regular contact with OSCE Chairman and Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter, most recently when they met in Vienna on 6 May, while the Minister for Europe, my Rt. Hon. Friend the Member for Aylesbury (Mr Lidington), spoke by telephone to OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier on the same day.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Warsi more like this
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3839
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Warsi more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
50240
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-05-07more like thismore than 2014-05-07
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they expect that an Organisation for Securityand Co-operation in Europe Summit meeting will discuss Ukraine and crisis management there in the immediate future. more like this
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Lord Hylton remove filter
star this property uin HL6958 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 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
unstar this property answer text <p>The Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has been at the forefront of the international response to the crisis in Ukraine over recent months. The crisis has been a regular topic of discussion on the Organisation's agenda since the Permanent Council met to discuss it in special session on 3 March. Both the Permanent Council and the Forum for Security and Co-operation have discussed Ukraine on numerous occasions since then.</p><p> </p><p>The OSCE has launched a number of initiatives to contribute towards de-escalation of the crisis. On 21 March the Permanent Council agreed to the deployment of a Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine. That Mission, which includes a UK Deputy Chief Monitor and nine UK staff, swiftly deployed across the country with a mandate to gather information, report on the security situation and assess how best to meet the concerns of all parties. The Mission is providing regular reporting and recently played a key role in the negotiation of the safe release of the Vienna Document unarmed military inspectors who had been detained in Slavyansk. In Geneva on 17 April the US, the EU, Ukraine and the Russian Federation agreed that the Mission should have a role in verifying the implementation of agreed steps towards de-escalation. The Government fully supports this Mission's work and is actively backing it with both finance and personnel. The UK has so far contributed over £1 million and is currently the second biggest contributor to the Mission's core costs.</p><p> </p><p>In addition to the SMM, the OSCE has been active in Ukraine through the work of its autonomous institutions, the High Commissioner on National Minorities and the Representative on Freedom of the Media, while there has been a rolling programme of visits by unarmed military inspectors under the Vienna Document 2011. The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is sending a large scale mission of 1000 observers to monitor the Ukrainian Presidential Elections on 25 May. The UK will be providing 10% of the total number of observers with 10 Long Term Observers and 90 Short Term Observers.</p><p> </p><p>There are no current plans for an OSCE Summit, while the next formal Ministerial Council is due to take place in Basel, Switzerland on 4-5 December 2014. However the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my Rt. Hon. Friend the Member for Richmond (Yorks) (Mr Hague), has been in regular contact with OSCE Chairman and Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter, most recently when they met in Vienna on 6 May, while the Minister for Europe, my Rt. Hon. Friend the Member for Aylesbury (Mr Lidington), spoke by telephone to OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier on the same day.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Warsi more like this
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3839
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Warsi more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
49910
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star this property date less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will assess the research in progress in the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford on communicable diseases among refugees and displaced people. more like this
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Lord Hylton remove filter
star this property uin HL6886 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 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>Once the study publishes its findings, we look forward to assessing this as part of the overall body of evidence on the topic.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this