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Boris Johnson

Conservative MP, Uxbridge and South Ruislip , 7 Jun 2001 –


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Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Counter Proliferation and Arms Control Centre (17 Nov 2017)

Boris Johnson: Staff who work as part of the Counter Proliferation and Arms Control Centre (CPACC) remain employed by the relevant department rather than being seconded to CPACC. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has twenty seven posts assigned to CPACC and the Ministry of Defence has ten posts. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy have eight posts and Department for International...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sanctions (16 Nov 2017)

Boris Johnson: The Government is committed to promoting and protecting human rights. We publish an annual Human Rights and Democracy Report which focuses on how the Government is striving to protect and promote human rights around the world. The 2016 report was laid before Parliament on 20 July. The purposes in subsection 2 of Clause 1 of the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill are broad enough to...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies: Sanctions (16 Nov 2017)

Boris Johnson: ​The Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies have been engaged from the start of the consultation process and we continue to discuss with them on a regular basis. This has been reflected in the drafting of the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill and, notably, in the power in clause 51 to extend its provisions, and any sanctions regulations, to those jurisdictions where appropriate.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Weapons: Proliferation (16 Nov 2017)

Boris Johnson: For financial year 2017/18 the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has delegated a portion of its policy programme funding directly to the Embassies in its network, in order to better align financial accountability and policy delivery responsibility with programme activity and spend. Funding requests from the network were submitted to London and assessed by the policy strategy leads. Where...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Environmental protection: principles under Article 191 of TFEU (15 Nov 2017)

...Sylvia Hermon Mike Hill Meg Hillier Wera Hobhouse Margaret Hodge Sharon Hodgson Kate Hollern Kelvin Hopkins Stewart Hosie George Howarth Rupa Huq Imran Hussain Christine Jardine Dan Jarvis Diana R. Johnson Darren Jones Gerald Jones Graham Jones Helen Jones Kevan Jones Sarah Jones Susan Elan Jones Mike Kane Liz Kendall Afzal Khan Gerard Killen Stephen Kinnock Peter Kyle Lesley Laird Ben...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: EU Protocol on animal sentience (15 Nov 2017)

...Sylvia Hermon Mike Hill Meg Hillier Wera Hobhouse Margaret Hodge Sharon Hodgson Kate Hollern Kelvin Hopkins Stewart Hosie George Howarth Rupa Huq Imran Hussain Christine Jardine Dan Jarvis Diana R. Johnson Darren Jones Gerald Jones Graham Jones Helen Jones Kevan Jones Sarah Jones Susan Elan Jones Mike Kane Liz Kendall Afzal Khan Gerard Killen Stephen Kinnock Peter Kyle Lesley Laird Ben...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Treatment of retained law (15 Nov 2017)

...Sylvia Hermon Mike Hill Meg Hillier Wera Hobhouse Margaret Hodge Sharon Hodgson Kate Hollern Kelvin Hopkins Stewart Hosie George Howarth Rupa Huq Imran Hussain Christine Jardine Dan Jarvis Diana R. Johnson Darren Jones Gerald Jones Graham Jones Helen Jones Kevan Jones Sarah Jones Susan Elan Jones Mike Kane Liz Kendall Afzal Khan Gerard Killen Stephen Kinnock Peter Kyle Lesley Laird Ben...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Retaining Enhanced Protection (No. 2) (15 Nov 2017)

...Mike Hill Meg Hillier Wera Hobhouse Margaret Hodge Sharon Hodgson Kate Hoey Kate Hollern Kelvin Hopkins Stewart Hosie George Howarth Rupa Huq Imran Hussain Christine Jardine Dan Jarvis Diana R. Johnson Darren Jones Gerald Jones Graham Jones Helen Jones Kevan Jones Sarah Jones Susan Elan Jones Mike Kane Liz Kendall Afzal Khan Gerard Killen Stephen Kinnock Peter Kyle Lesley Laird Ben Lake...

Zimbabwe (15 Nov 2017)

Boris Johnson: In the early hours of this morning, soldiers from the Zimbabwean army deployed in central Harare, taking control of state television, surrounding Government ministries and sealing off Robert Mugabe’s official and private residences. At 1.26 am local time, a military officer appeared on state television and declared that the army was taking what he called “targeted action”...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sanctions (15 Nov 2017)

Boris Johnson: The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill ensures the UK will have the powers in place to continue to implement sanctions and anti-money laundering regimes after our withdrawal from the EU. This primary legislation will allow us to maintain close cooperation with a range of international partners. The Government has set out its vision for a strong Future Partnership with the EU on foreign...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sanctions (15 Nov 2017)

Boris Johnson: The purposes set out in the Bill are intended to enable the UK to continue implementing, after we leave the EU, the full range of current UN and EU sanctions. The consultation paper was clear on this point. We received a wide range of views in response, including on the purposes for which sanctions may be imposed. These views are reflected in the Government’s consultation response which...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies: Sanctions (15 Nov 2017)

Boris Johnson: The UK is responsible for the international relations of the Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies, and for their compliance with international obligations. Several of these jurisdictions currently choose to meet these sanctions obligations through their own legislation. The UK legislates directly for those jurisdictions which do not choose to have domestic sanctions legislation in...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies: Sanctions (15 Nov 2017)

Boris Johnson: We work continuously with the Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies to ensure they implement sanctions in line with international obligations. We also work closely with the UN, the Financial Action Task Force and other international bodies to promote effective global compliance. As part of our consultation on a future sanctions framework for the UK, we consulted with the Overseas...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sanctions (15 Nov 2017)

Boris Johnson: We fully appreciate the importance of effective scrutiny of sanctions policy. The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill requires any adoption or amendment of sanctions regulations to be scrutinised by Parliament. As set out in our response to the consultation, and in clause 26 of the Bill, the Government will conduct an annual review of whether each UK autonomous sanctions regime remains...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Weapons: Proliferation (15 Nov 2017)

Boris Johnson: The total budget allocated by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for projects under the Government’s Counter Proliferation Programme was £2,785,000 in 2016/17 and is currently £1,725,000 for 2017/18.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Weapons: Proliferation (15 Nov 2017)

Boris Johnson: The total amount of UK financial support for projects established under the Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons and Material of Mass Destruction comprises the Government's Global Threat Reduction Programme (GTRP – nuclear and radiological projects) and the International Biological Security Programme (IBSP). These are set out below. The 2017/18 figures are estimates. ...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Weapons: Proliferation (15 Nov 2017)

Boris Johnson: The total amount of UK financial support for projects established under the Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons and Material of Mass Destruction comprises the Government's Global Threat Reduction Programme (GTRP – nuclear and radiological projects) and the International Biological Security Programme (IBSP). These are set out below. The 2017/18 figures are estimates. ...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sanctions (15 Nov 2017)

Boris Johnson: The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill includes a range of safeguards, including the obligation for the Government to undertake periodic reviews of sanctions regulations and to reassess designations on request. The Bill also provides for the High Court (or Court of Session in Scotland) to consider legal challenges against designations. These safeguards are explained in more detail in...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Counter Proliferation and Arms Control Centre (15 Nov 2017)

Boris Johnson: The Counter Proliferation and Arms Control Centre was established in July 2016. It has brought more effective co-ordination between the departments involved and been particularly valuable where there have been specific objectives which cut across departments - for example, our successful effort to remove chemical weapons precursors from Libya last year and the effort this year to hold Daesh...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Europol: Sanctions (15 Nov 2017)

Boris Johnson: The responsibility for implementing UN and EU sanctions rests primarily at national level. In the UK the relevant bodies include HM Treasury’s Office for Financial Sanctions Implementation, the National Crime Agency and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs. In serious criminal cases requiring cooperation across international jurisdictions there may be a role for Europol, although...


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