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unstar this property date less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
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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
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Uganda: Overseas Aid 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 International Development, how much funding her Department has allocated to Uganda in each of the last three years; what projects that funding supports; and whether her Department has experienced issues with corruption in Uganda over that period. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day remove filter
star this property uin 230856 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-03-19
star this property answer text <table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial Year</p></td><td><p>DFID Funding to Uganda (£)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016 – 2017</p></td><td><p><strong>110,056,327</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017 – 2018</p></td><td><p><strong>124,803,146</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018 - 2019</p></td><td><p><strong>*102,100,000</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total</p></td><td><p><strong>*336,959,474</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong>Figure 1:</strong> table providing details of DFID’s funding in Uganda in each of the last 3 financial years <br> *Indicative figures as 18/19 financial year has not concluded.</p><p> </p><p>A list of the programmes the Department for International Development (DFID) has supported over the last three years is published on <a href="https://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/.%0d" target="_blank">https://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/.</a></p><p> </p><p>DFID has a zero-tolerance approach to fraud and corruption of any kind. Where taxpayers’ money is misused, we expect our partners to take firm and immediate action and that partners with which we work protect the UK aid funds for which they are responsible, whilst acting with honesty and with integrity at all times. Any allegations of fraud and or corruption are subject to robust investigation.</p><p> </p><p>In January 2018, allegations of fraud and corruption arose in the Uganda Refugee Operation. The Government of Uganda, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, World Food Programme and Development Partners (represented by the UK, EU and US) agreed on the Joint Plan of Action, which resulted in systems improvements.</p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-03-19T09:50:48.4Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-19T09:50:48.4Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2018-01-12more like thismore than 2018-01-12
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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 Laos: Religious Freedom more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the level of religious freedom in Laos; and what steps the Government is taking to promote the right to freedom of religion or belief in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day remove filter
star this property uin 122419 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 2018-01-22more like thismore than 2018-01-22
star this property answer text <p>​We raise human rights concerns on a regular basis with the Lao government both bilaterally and through multilateral fora. As part of Laos' most recent Universal Periodic Review in 2015, we raised concerns regarding restrictions on the right to freedom of religion or belief.</p><p>This topic is also on the agenda at the annual EU-Laos Human Rights Dialogue, where individual cases of concern are included in the discussion.</p> more like this
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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less than 2018-01-22T17:13:57.273Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1081773
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unstar this property date less than 2019-03-04more like thismore than 2019-03-04
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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 Alia Abdel Nour 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, if he will raise with his Emirati counterpart the case of Alia Abdel Nour. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day remove filter
star this property uin 228081 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 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
star this property answer text <p>​The UK has a strong history of protecting human rights and promoting our values globally. The depth and breadth of our relationship with United Arab Emirates (UAE) means we can express concerns on a range of issues in a frank and open way at senior levels, but for this to be most effective this is more often in private conversation.</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 2019-03-12T17:20:54.837Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-12T17:20:54.837Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Visas: Applications 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 the Home Department, if his Department will undertake a review of time taken for visa application decisions to be expedited for those applying for leave to remain on under Article 8 of the European Convention of Human Rights, and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day remove filter
star this property uin 190506 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 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>Where an applicant provides credible evidence of the life-threatening illness or death of a close family member overseas, UKVI will expedite the application regardless of its date of submission, unless there are serious countervailing factors which necessitate holding the case. The speed with which a decision can be despatched on an expedited case depends on the completeness of the supporting evidence submitted. No review is planned.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2018-11-19T19:02:58.687Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T19:02:58.687Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2018-06-21more like thismore than 2018-06-21
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Visas: Overseas Students 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 the Home Department, what assessment his Department has made of the change in the number of student visas issued to applicants from India between 2010 and 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day remove filter
star this property uin 156473 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 2018-06-26more like thismore than 2018-06-26
star this property answer text <p>We welcome Indian students who want to come to the UK to study at our world-leading educational institutions and there remains no limit on the number of genuine international students who can come to study in the UK.</p><p>We issue more visas to students from India than any other country, except China and the USA.</p><p>In the year ending March 2018, the number of Indian student visas granted increased by 30% to 15,171 from the previous year.</p><p>Over 90% of Indian students who apply for a UK visa get one. This is up from 86% in 2014 and 83% the year before that. In addition, the proportion of Indian students coming to study in the UK at a university has increased from around 50% in 2010 to 93% in 2017.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2018-06-26T16:43:46.727Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-26T16:43:46.727Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
964327
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unstar this property date less than 2018-09-03more like thismore than 2018-09-03
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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 Food: Imports 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to ensure the viability of just-in-time deliveries from the EU to major food retailers in the UK in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day remove filter
star this property uin 169567 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 2018-09-11more like thismore than 2018-09-11
star this property answer text <p>We want our future relationship with the EU to be a deep and special partnership, taking in both economic and security cooperation. We are confident that this is in the interests of both sides, so we approach negotiations anticipating success. We do not want or expect a no deal outcome.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government has well established ways of working with the food industry on food supply chain issues and we will be using these to support preparations for leaving the EU. Consumers will continue to have access to a range of different products.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Defra has been working closely with other Government departments to ensure three key objectives for the border are delivered when we leave the EU: maintaining security, facilitating the flow of goods and people and revenue protection.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2018-09-11T11:54:32.563Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-11T11:54:32.563Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
884884
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unstar this property date less than 2018-04-16more like thismore than 2018-04-16
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Internet: Data Protection 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 Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that people who use online platforms are aware of the nature and volume of their data that is retained by the companies responsible for those platforms as a result of that use. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day remove filter
star this property uin 135872 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 2018-04-24more like thismore than 2018-04-24
star this property answer text <p>We take both the protection of personal data and the right to privacy extremely seriously. Our new data protection legislation is going to make our laws fit for the digital age in which an ever increasing amount of data is being processed. Organisations will need to be clearer with people how their data will be used and ensure that any consent obtained is clear, unambiguous and purposeful. It will empower people to take control of their data, strengthening their rights to move or delete personal data.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2018-04-24T12:02:13.937Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-24T12:02:13.937Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
937437
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unstar this property date less than 2018-07-09more like thismore than 2018-07-09
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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 Timesharing: Regulation 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 23 April 2018 to Question 136940 on Timesharing, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the provisions for people who entered into timeshare contracts before the new regulations came into force. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day remove filter
star this property uin 162100 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 2018-07-12more like thismore than 2018-07-12
star this property answer text <p>We have not made such an assessment, however we recognise that before the introduction of the Timeshare, Holiday Products, Resale and Exchange Regulations 2011, UK consumer’s received consumer protections under the Timeshare Act 1992. The previous regulations did not include provisions to protect consumers from the apparently perpetual nature of some timeshare contracts. The new regime provides improved protections for consumers buying and selling timeshares and other long-term “holiday club” memberships including provision for consumers to withdraw from the contract. At the time of implementing the 2011 Regulations an impact assessment was undertaken.</p> more like this
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 2018-07-12T12:48:47.107Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-12T12:48:47.107Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Griffiths more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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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 United Arab Emirates: Prisoners 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 representations he has made with his Emirati counterpart on the recent allegations of systematic torture and abuse of female prisoners in Abu Dhabi’s al-Watbha jail. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day remove filter
star this property uin 189751 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 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
star this property answer text <p>We are not aware of allegations relating to mistreatment or torture of female prisoners in Al-Watbha jail and have not made representations on this matter. Where the UK has concerns about human rights, we continue to raise them in private with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, or in partnership with the EU Delegation to the United Arab Emirates</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 2018-11-14T16:27:56.06Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-14T16:27:56.06Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
964328
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unstar this property date less than 2018-09-03more like thismore than 2018-09-03
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading Food 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 Exiting the European Union, what steps he is taking to ensure that negotiations with the EU on the UK leaving the EU take into account the specific food needs of the constituent parts of the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day remove filter
star this property uin 169568 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 2018-09-13more like thismore than 2018-09-13
star this property answer text <p>We are committed to securing a deal that works for the entire United Kingdom - for Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and all parts of England.</p><p>The UK Government has established a Ministerial Forum on EU Negotiations to discuss a range of issues, including on food policy, in relation to negotiations on the UK's Future Relationship with the EU and provide the Devolved Administrations with an increased opportunity to contribute to the development of the UK's negotiating position in greater breadth and depth.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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less than 2018-09-13T09:50:00.457Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-13T09:50:00.457Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this