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Asked by Lyn Brown
(West Ham)
Asked on: 18 April 2019
Department for International Development
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the effect of (a) EU aid and (b) UK bilateral aid to the Gambia on (i) democratic transition, (ii) economic growth, (iii) human rights, (iv) youth unemployment, (v) poverty, (vi) inequality and (vii) protection of the environment.
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Asked by Lyn Brown
(West Ham)
Asked on: 18 April 2019
Department for International Development
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if she will make an assessment of the current efficiency of anti-corruption measures in The Gambia.
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Asked by Tom Tugendhat
(Tonbridge and Malling)
Asked on: 18 April 2019
Department for Transport
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what measures will be included in the forthcoming Southeastern franchise agreement for the successful franchisee to ensure that as few services as possible are run with short formations.
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Asked by Lyn Brown
(West Ham)
Asked on: 18 April 2019
Department for International Development
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what support her Department has (a) funded and (b) provided for refugees returning to the Gambiain relation to (a) reintegration and (b) unemployment.
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(Brighton, Kemptown)
Asked on: 18 April 2019
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of mandating the recall of faulty Whirlpool machines in the UK.
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Asked by Alistair Burt
(North East Bedfordshire)
Asked on: 18 April 2019
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what proportion of electricity used in England and Wales was generated in the UK in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018.
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Asked by Alistair Burt
(North East Bedfordshire)
Asked on: 18 April 2019
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what proportion of electricity used in England and Wales was imported from Europe via interconnector in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018.
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Asked by Lyn Brown
(West Ham)
Asked on: 18 April 2019
Department for International Development
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether her Department provides support to the National Association of Cooperative Credit Unions of Gambia.
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Asked by Lyn Brown
(West Ham)
Asked on: 18 April 2019
Department for International Development
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the implications for her Department's policies of The Great Gambia Heist, an investigation into corruption in The Gambia including the involvement of UK financial firms published by the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project on 27 March 2019.
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Asked by Lyn Brown
(West Ham)
Asked on: 18 April 2019
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make an assessment of the progress of proposals for an Anti-Corruption Commission Bill in the Gambia.
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Asked by Lyn Brown
(West Ham)
Asked on: 18 April 2019
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of a permanent anti-corruption commission for the Gambia.
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Asked by Lyn Brown
(West Ham)
Asked on: 18 April 2019
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make an assessment of investments by state-owned companies owned by the People's Republic of China into Banjul Port with regards to their effect on (a) human rights and (b) corruption.
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Asked by Helen Goodman
(Bishop Auckland)
[N]
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Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 18 April 2019
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what progress has been made on the individual project components of the Caribbean - Serious and Organised Crime Programme.
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Asked by Helen Goodman
(Bishop Auckland)
[N]
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Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 18 April 2019
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what progress has been made on the individual project components of the Colombia: security and access to justice for peace programme.
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Asked by Stephen Timms
(East Ham)
[N]
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Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 18 April 2019
Department for Work and Pensions
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether she has plans to change her Department’s policy on consent requirements for authorised representatives to act on behalf of claimants of universal credit.
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Asked by Helen Goodman
(Bishop Auckland)
[N]
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Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 18 April 2019
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what progress has been made on the individual project components of the Conflict, Stability and Security Fund Anguilla Programme.
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Asked by Helen Goodman
(Bishop Auckland)
[N]
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Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 18 April 2019
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what progress has been made on the individual project components of the Conflict, Stability and Security Fund British Virgin Island Territory (BVITP) Programme.
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Asked by Helen Goodman
(Bishop Auckland)
[N]
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Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 18 April 2019
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what progress has been made on the individual project components of (a) the Overseas Territories: Justice, Security and Governance (JSG) Programme and (b) Overseas Territories: Maritime Governance and Environment Programme.
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Asked by Helen Goodman
(Bishop Auckland)
[N]
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Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 18 April 2019
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what progress has been made under each of the the individual project components of the Burma Conflict, Stability and Security Fund programme.
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(Dwyfor Meirionnydd)
[N]
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Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 18 April 2019
Northern Ireland Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, how much funding the Government has allocated to television broadcasting services in Irish and in Ulster-Scots under the (a) Irish Language Broadcasting Fund and (b) Ulster-Scots Broadcasting Fund.
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