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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-09-30more like thismore than 2020-09-30
answer text <p>Deaths are monitored on the Abortion Notification (HSA4) form and will be recorded and included in official abortion statistics.</p><p>Any complication known to the practitioner terminating the pregnancy should be reported to the Chief Medical Officer on the Abortion Notification (HSA4) form. All serious incidents should be reported by the provider to their commissioner, the Care Quality Commission and other relevant organisations in line with the serious incident framework published by NHS England and NHS Improvement at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://improvement.nhs.uk/resources/serious-incident-framework/" target="_blank">https://improvement.nhs.uk/resources/serious-incident-framework/</a></p> more like this
answering member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
answering member printed Helen Whately more like this
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less than 2020-09-30T13:59:07.303Zmore like thismore than 2020-09-30T13:59:07.303Z
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4527
label Biography information for Helen Whately more like this
1237457
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-09-24more like thismore than 2020-09-24
answer text <p>The UK has been clear that the scheduled expiry of the UN conventional arms embargo in October 2020 would have major implications for regional security and stability. The Foreign Secretary discussed this with Secretary Pompeo during his recent visit to Washington and with his French and German counterparts on 10 September. The UK Government continue to engage regional partners, the US, and others, to find a solution to Iranian proliferation in the region, whilst upholding the authority and integrity of the UN Security Council. We will also continue to enforce sanctions regimes including those under UNSCRs 1540, 1701, and 2216 which prohibit the proliferation of weapons to Lebanese Hizballah and the Houthis in Yemen. The UK encourages all states to implement national export control best practice in support of these regimes. The EU arms embargo and UN ballistic missile restrictions on Iran will also remain in place until at least 2023.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Braintree more like this
answering member printed James Cleverly more like this
grouped question UIN 91734 more like this
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less than 2020-09-24T13:47:40.623Zmore like thismore than 2020-09-24T13:47:40.623Z
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4366
label Biography information for James Cleverly more like this
1237458
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-09-24more like thismore than 2020-09-24
answer text <p>The UK has been clear that the scheduled expiry of the UN conventional arms embargo in October 2020 would have major implications for regional security and stability. The Foreign Secretary discussed this with Secretary Pompeo during his recent visit to Washington and with his French and German counterparts on 10 September. The UK Government continue to engage regional partners, the US, and others, to find a solution to Iranian proliferation in the region, whilst upholding the authority and integrity of the UN Security Council. We will also continue to enforce sanctions regimes including those under UNSCRs 1540, 1701, and 2216 which prohibit the proliferation of weapons to Lebanese Hizballah and the Houthis in Yemen. The UK encourages all states to implement national export control best practice in support of these regimes. The EU arms embargo and UN ballistic missile restrictions on Iran will also remain in place until at least 2023.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Braintree more like this
answering member printed James Cleverly more like this
grouped question UIN 91735 more like this
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less than 2020-09-24T13:47:40.577Zmore like thismore than 2020-09-24T13:47:40.577Z
answering member
4366
label Biography information for James Cleverly more like this
1236516
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-09-22more like thismore than 2020-09-22
answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence (MOD) is committed to supporting jobs in Wales and throughout the UK. The MOD recognises how important RAF Valley is to both the local economy and community. As the centre of our fighter pilot training, it is also incredibly important to the MOD, and the MOD continues to invest in RAF Valley.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wells more like this
answering member printed James Heappey more like this
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less than 2020-09-22T15:43:17.49Zmore like thismore than 2020-09-22T15:43:17.49Z
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4528
label Biography information for James Heappey more like this
1237341
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-09-24more like thismore than 2020-09-24
answer text <p>This Government is committed to building back better and investing in the green infrastructure that will help us to achieve our climate change objectives and level up the country. At the Plan for Jobs 2020, the Government announced an ambitious £3.05 billion package including the Green Homes Grant, designed to aid homeowners and landlords retrofit to upgrade the energy and cost efficiency of their homes. At Spring Budget 2020 the Government announced at least £800 million to support Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) in two initial industrial clusters, the first by the mid-2020s and the second by 2030. CCS has the potential to reduce carbon emissions from power plants and factories. And on Tuesday (22 September), Dogger Bank Wind Farm announced the creation of almost 250 jobs in the North East on a project that will be capable of powering up to 4.5m homes when complete.</p><p> </p><p>Our upcoming National Infrastructure Strategy will set out our long-term economic infrastructure ambitions, focusing on decarbonisation and levelling up the nation.</p><p> </p><p>The UK is a global centre for sustainable finance with an established reputation in green finance and a frontrunner in the structuring, underwriting, and listing of green bonds, with more than 100 bonds listed on the London Stock Exchange, raising over $26 billion across eight currencies</p><p> </p><p>The government has been carefully considering the potential issuance of a UK sovereign green bond and will keep this under review. The government remains open to the introduction of new debt instruments, but would need to be satisfied that any new instrument would meet value-for-money criteria, enjoy strong and sustained demand in the long term and be consistent with wider fiscal objectives.</p>
answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
answering member printed John Glen more like this
grouped question UIN 91742 more like this
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less than 2020-09-24T09:16:48.077Zmore like thismore than 2020-09-24T09:16:48.077Z
answering member
4051
label Biography information for John Glen more like this
1313660
hansard heading Taxation: Treaties more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2021-05-20more like thismore than 2021-05-20
answer text <p>The tax treaty between the UK and Canada does not override the provision of UK law that treats members of the House of Commons and House of Lords as domiciled in the UK for tax purposes.</p><p> </p><p>UK law also treats members of the House of Commons and House of Lords as resident in the UK for tax purposes. Where an MP or peer was also resident in Canada for tax purposes under Canadian law, a tie-breaker in the tax treaty would determine the state in which the member was considered to be resident for the purposes of applying the tax treaty.</p> more like this
answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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less than 2021-05-20T14:26:15.317Zmore like thismore than 2021-05-20T14:26:15.317Z
answering member
4689
label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
1175880
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-02-04more like thismore than 2020-02-04
answer text <p>BEIS has funded the development of a modelling tool that enables local authorities to set carbon reduction targets, model the impact of various emission reduction interventions and report progress against their targets.</p><p>There are also reporting requirements that are relevant to energy use, for example the requirement in the Home Energy Conservation Act 1995 that all 326 local authorities in England submit and publish reports once every two years, demonstrating what energy conservations measures have been adopted to improve the energy efficiency of residential accommodation.</p><p>BEIS uses the data submitted within these returns to inform policy development on energy efficiency.</p> more like this
answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2020-02-04T15:27:55.617Zmore like thismore than 2020-02-04T15:27:55.617Z
answering member
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label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
1313649
hansard heading Insects: EU Countries more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2021-05-25more like thismore than 2021-05-25
answer text <p>The UK Government is committed to action for pollinators, globally and at home. We regularly discuss and share information on research, policy and practical activities with a number of countries, in and beyond Europe, on reported declines and how best to address them.</p><p> </p><p>The UK is a member of ‘Promote Pollinators’, an international coalition of the willing, with 60 members, including countries in Europe and across the world, committed to action to protect pollinators.</p><p> </p><p>We have also supported collaborative international research which has underpinned such initiatives, including a major global review of the status and threats to insect pollinators, published in 2015 by the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.</p><p> </p><p>The UK continues to play a leading role in the development of an ambitious post-2020 global framework for biodiversity to be adopted at the 15<sup>th</sup> Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity. We will be supporting ambitious targets to bend the curve on biodiversity loss by 2030 - including in areas which will help to recover insect populations, such as ecosystem restoration and species recovery - supported by strengthened reporting and review mechanisms to help facilitate the implementation of the targets.</p>
answering member printed Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park more like this
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less than 2021-05-25T11:25:28.74Zmore like thismore than 2021-05-25T11:25:28.74Z
answering member
4062
label Biography information for Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park more like this
1236754
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-09-24more like thismore than 2020-09-24
answer text <p>The Department has not had any discussions or meetings with National Health Service trusts regarding the implementation of the framework. It worked with NHS England and NHS Improvement to finalise the ‘Framework to assist NHS trusts to reintroduce access for partners, visitors and supporters of pregnant women in English maternity services’ developed in collaboration with the Royal College of Midwives, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Society and College of Radiographers.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Mid Bedfordshire more like this
answering member printed Ms Nadine Dorries more like this
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less than 2020-09-24T16:02:31.987Zmore like thismore than 2020-09-24T16:02:31.987Z
answering member
1481
label Biography information for Ms Nadine Dorries more like this
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49221
answering member constituency Mid Bedfordshire more like this
answering member printed Ms Nadine Dorries more like this
answering member
1481
label Biography information for Ms Nadine Dorries more like this
1236755
hansard heading Mental Health Services: Long Covid more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-09-25more like thismore than 2020-09-25
answer text <p>NHS England launched its online ‘Your COVID Recovery’ service to expand access to COVID-19 rehabilitation treatments for those who had the virus but are still experiencing difficulties, including mental health issues. This includes advice on how to manage fear and anxiety, coping with frustration and tips on how to look after your wellbeing.</p><p>National Health Service mental health services have remained open for business throughout this time and have deployed innovative digital tools to provide ongoing support, including for people experiencing mental ill health as a result of the long-term effects of a COVID-19 infection.</p><p>The Chief Executive of NHS England wrote to NHS organisations on 31 July setting out the third phase of the NHS response to COVID-19. This includes that the 24 hours a day, seven days a week crisis helplines established by all NHS mental health services during the pandemic should be retained.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Mid Bedfordshire more like this
answering member printed Ms Nadine Dorries more like this
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less than 2020-09-25T15:00:25.667Zmore like thismore than 2020-09-25T15:00:25.667Z
answering member
1481
label Biography information for Ms Nadine Dorries more like this
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answering member constituency Mid Bedfordshire more like this
answering member printed Ms Nadine Dorries more like this
answering member
1481
label Biography information for Ms Nadine Dorries more like this