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227093
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Cabinet Office remove filter
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
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star this property hansard heading Older People: York more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many (a) couples and (b) single people living alone there were aged over (i) 65 and (ii) 80 in (A) York Central constituency and (B) City of York local authority area at the latest date for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Central more like this
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Sir Hugh Bayley more like this
star this property uin 227382 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-18more like thismore than 2015-03-18
star this property answer text <p>The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Rob Wilson more like this
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less than 2015-03-18T16:37:51.447Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-18T16:37:51.447Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Rob Wilson more like this
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star this property file name PQ 227382 ONS 99.pdf more like this
star this property title ONS Letter to Member - Couple and Single people more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Hugh Bayley more like this
227088
star this property registered interest false more like this
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Cabinet Office remove filter
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Legislative Drafting more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what arrangements are in place for Parliamentary Counsel to refer to the Law Officers proposals for legislation which appear to Parliamentary Counsel to be compliant with the European Convention on Human Rights but objectionable on fundamental grounds of fairness or legislative propriety. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Aldridge-Brownhills more like this
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Sir Richard Shepherd more like this
star this property uin 227412 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-17more like thismore than 2015-03-17
star this property answer text <p>All Government Bills are subject to collective agreement and as part of this process the Law Officers’ offices are consulted. All Bills are published along with a statement of compatibility with the European Convention on Human Rights and most Bills are accompanied by a memorandum setting out the interaction with Convention rights.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Dorset more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Oliver Letwin more like this
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less than 2015-03-17T16:58:56.947Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-17T16:58:56.947Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Oliver Letwin more like this
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295
star this property label Biography information for Sir Richard Shepherd more like this
227089
star this property registered interest false more like this
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Cabinet Office remove filter
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Legislative Drafting more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what arrangements are in place to ensure that the drafting of statutory guidance, codes of practice and other forms of secondary legislation is of a consistent quality across Government and fit for purpose. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Aldridge-Brownhills more like this
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Sir Richard Shepherd more like this
star this property uin 227413 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-17more like thismore than 2015-03-17
star this property answer text <p>The drafting of secondary legislation is the responsibility of lawyers in Government Departments. The Government Legal Service runs a structured training programme, and produces comprehensive guidance on drafting statutory instruments. The Office of the Parliamentary Counsel also makes its drafting guidance available to Departmental lawyers.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Dorset more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Oliver Letwin more like this
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less than 2015-03-17T16:58:41.543Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-17T16:58:41.543Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Oliver Letwin more like this
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295
star this property label Biography information for Sir Richard Shepherd more like this
227090
star this property registered interest false more like this
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Cabinet Office remove filter
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Legislative Drafting more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what proportion of Acts of Parliament in the present Parliament included a power for Ministers to make supplementary and incidental provision by secondary legislation for the purpose of giving full effect to the Act or for similar purposes; and if he will make arrangements to restrict instances of those powers to cases where they can be justified by urgency or other factors preventing the Bill for the Act from dealing fully with consequential and incidental matters. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Aldridge-Brownhills more like this
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Sir Richard Shepherd more like this
star this property uin 227414 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-17more like thismore than 2015-03-17
star this property answer text <p>The United Kingdom has an extensive statute book, which extends back hundreds of years, so Government Bills often need make provision against the background of this complex legislative landscape. Powers to make supplementary and incidental provision by secondary legislation are often needed to ensure that an Act produces the result intended by Parliament.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Dorset more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Oliver Letwin more like this
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less than 2015-03-17T16:58:23.083Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-17T16:58:23.083Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Oliver Letwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Richard Shepherd more like this
227091
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star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Office of the Parliamentary Counsel more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what changes have been made in the structure and working arrangements of the Parliamentary Counsel Office in the present Parliament; and what steps have been taken to ensure that those changes do not adversely affect the quality of legislative drafting. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Aldridge-Brownhills more like this
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Sir Richard Shepherd more like this
star this property uin 227415 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-17more like thismore than 2015-03-17
star this property answer text <p>The Office of the Parliamentary Counsel continue to draft all Government Bills. The teams within the office are allocated to departments. This helps to build strong working relationships with departmental officials and legal advisors. Within the office there are arrangements in place to share expertise and identify key lessons from each Bill.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Dorset more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Oliver Letwin more like this
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less than 2015-03-17T16:58:02.257Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-17T16:58:02.257Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Oliver Letwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Richard Shepherd more like this
227092
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star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Legislative Drafting more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, which recommendations of Lord Renton's Report on the Preparation of Legislation, Cmnd. 6053, published in 1975, have yet to be implemented; and what arrangements are proposed for the implementation of those recommendations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Aldridge-Brownhills more like this
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Sir Richard Shepherd more like this
star this property uin 227416 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-17more like thismore than 2015-03-17
star this property answer text <p>Lord Renton’s report provides valuable lessons on how legislation is prepared and since its publication in 1975 there have many more similar reports. The Office of the Parliamentary Counsel are leading the Good Law initiative to help ensure that law is necessary, clear, coherent, effective and accessible. As part of our commitment to achieve better legislation, this Government has published record numbers of Bills in draft for pre-legislative scrutiny.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Dorset more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Oliver Letwin more like this
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less than 2015-03-17T16:57:44.277Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-17T16:57:44.277Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Oliver Letwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Richard Shepherd more like this