Anne-Marie Trevelyan Written Questions

3 Questions to Foreign and Commonwealth Office tabled by Anne-Marie Trevelyan


Date Title Questioner
2 Jul 2019, 4:20 p.m. GCHQ: Staff Anne-Marie Trevelyan

Question

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the criteria are for exclusion on medical grounds for recruits to GCHQ.

Answer (Sir Alan Duncan)

​No applicant who passed the selection tests to work at GCHQ would be barred from entry on the basis of health grounds, mental or physical, unless their condition made it impossible for the member of staff to work safely and securely even after reasonable adjustments.

26 Feb 2019, 1:12 p.m. Iran: Press TV Anne-Marie Trevelyan

Question

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what estimate his Department has made of the (a) budget of Press TV and (b) level of investment it receives from the Iranian State; and what assessment he has made of Press TV's level of editorial independence.

Answer (Alistair Burt)

We assess that Press TV is part of state-controlled Iranian media, and as such it is not independent. We cannot currently assess Press TV’s budget or the level of investment it receives from the Iranian state. Press TV’s license to broadcast in the UK was revoked by Ofcom in 2012.

5 Mar 2018, 4:06 p.m. Diplomatic Service: United Nations Anne-Marie Trevelyan

Question

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, who is acting as UK Ambassador to the UN prior to Karen Pierce taking up that post.

Answer (Harriett Baldwin)

Ambassador Jonathan Allen, Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN in New York, is Charge d'Affaires and Acting Permanent Representative until the arrival of Karen Pierce in Spring 2018.