Company Law: Disclosure of Information:Written question - 6369

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial StrategyCompany Law: Disclosure of Information6369
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many people have been (a) prosecuted and (b) convicted for offences related to the non-disclosure of Person of Significant Control of UK companies; and what the aggregate total of fines imposed was for such offences for the most recent period for which data is available.

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Public Buildings: Fire Prevention:Written question - 3761

Public Buildings: Fire Prevention3761
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will publish, for each fire and rescue service in England, the number of fire and rescue service officers who have been dedicated to inspecting and auditing buildings under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 in (a) 2005-06, (b) 2006-07, (c) 2007-08, (d) 2008-09, (e) 2009-10, (f) 2010-11, (g) 2011-12, (h) 2012-13, (i) 2013-14, (j) 2014-15 and (k) 2015-16.

 

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Public Buildings: Fire Prevention:Written question - 3762

Home OfficePublic Buildings: Fire Prevention3762
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will publish the number of fire and rescue service officers who have been dedicated to inspecting and auditing buildings under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 in (a) 2005-06, (b) 2006-07, (c) 2007-08, (d) 2008-09, (e) 2009-10, (f) 2010-11, (g) 2011-12, (h) 2012-13, (i) 2013-14, (j) 2014-15 and (k) 2015-16.

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Foreign and Commonwealth Office Russia: Human Rights

Foreign and Commonwealth Office Russia: Human Rights1998

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential implications of the Human Rights Watch report on exploitation of construction workers building football stadiums in Russia on his policies towards that country; and if he will make a statement.

A Answered by: Sir Alan Duncan Answered on: 06 July 2017

We regularly raise our concerns with the Russian authorities on their human rights record and we expect FIFA to do the same with regard to projects releated to the World Cup.

Tackling modern slavery is a priority for the British Government and the treatment of migrant workers in Russia, including those involved in the construction of World Cup sites, is a matter of concern. The British Embassy in Moscow is funding an International Organization for Migration project to improve the understanding and skills of social workers in Russia so they can better support the victims of modern slavery. This should also raise awareness of the problem within Russian society.


Foreign and Commonwealth Office Russia: LGBT People

Foreign and Commonwealth OfficeRussia: LGBT People1997


To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the safety of (a) LGBT fans travelling to the World Cup and (b) other LGBT travellers to Russia; and if he will make a statement.

A Answered by: Sir Alan Duncan Answered on: 06 July 2017

As part of the 'Be on the Ball' campaign, the FCO has published specific travel advice for the World Cup next year (www.gov.uk/russia2018). We recommend all British fans travelling to the World Cup in Russia in 2018 have a close look at this advice. FCO travel advice for Russia is clear on the need to be careful as an LGBT visitor to the country, particularly following the introduction of a law banning the promotion of 'non-traditional sexual relations' in June 2013, given its potential to legitimise homophobia and encourage violence against LGBT people. The issue of LGBT rights is one that we raise regularly with the Russian authorities.


Terrorism: Hyde Park

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what representations he has received on whether the Hyde Park justice campaign should receive Legal Aid.


A Answered by: James Brokenshire Answered on: 10 July 2017

I would like to extend my deepest sympathy to all the families who lost loved ones in this appalling terrorist crime, for which there could be never be any justification. I would also like to reiterate this Government’s admiration for members of the Armed Forces, who served in Northern Ireland to uphold democracy and the rule of law.


I have received a number of representations about the Hyde Park bombing in 1982, and have been copied into correspondence from the families’ legal representatives to the Prime Minister. I am aware that in May 2016 my predecessor met members of the families and their legal representatives.
Decisions on the granting of Legal Aid are made independently of Ministers by the Legal Aid Agency. I fully understand, however, the families’ desire to see justice in this case.