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star this property date less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Gambling: Young People more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What steps the Government is taking to protect young people from gambling-related harm. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Inverclyde more like this
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Ronnie Cowan more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
star this property answer text <p>We published a consultation on gaming machines and social responsibility in October. This includes measures to strengthen protections around online gambling and gambling advertising, which can be found here:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/consultation-on-proposals-for-changes-to-gaming-machines-and-social-responsibility-measures</p><p> </p><p>In addition we are introducting a new package of measures to strengthen protections around around online gambling and Gamble Aware will lead a major responsible gambling advertising campaign, to make sure parents and children are aware of risks associated with gambling.</p><p> </p><p>Protecting children and vulnerable people is a key aim for the Gambling Commission and government.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chatham and Aylesford remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Tracey Crouch more like this
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less than 2017-12-21T13:54:34.45Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-21T13:54:34.45Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ronnie Cowan more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-09-06more like thismore than 2018-09-06
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Gambling: Crime more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What steps his Department is taking to tackle gambling-related harm. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Inverclyde more like this
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Ronnie Cowan more like this
star this property uin 906665 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-06more like thismore than 2018-09-06
star this property answer text <p>This Government takes gambling-related harm seriously and in May we announced a strong package of measures to tackle it. We have taken decisive action on fixed-odds betting terminals to cut the maximum stake to £2. On 5<sup>th</sup> September, the Gambling Commission launched its consultation on proposals to increase player protections online, including stronger age and identity verification. Further consultation on affordability checks will follow in due course</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chatham and Aylesford remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Tracey Crouch more like this
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less than 2018-09-06T11:07:55.097Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-06T11:07:55.097Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ronnie Cowan more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-09-06more like thismore than 2018-09-06
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Social Enterprises more like this
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star this property question text What steps his Department is taking to encourage the public sector to commission goods and services from social enterprises. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stoke-on-Trent Central more like this
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Gareth Snell more like this
star this property uin 906669 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-06more like thismore than 2018-09-06
star this property answer text <p>The Civil Society Strategy recently set out government's long term ambition to grow social value commissioning and strengthen the Social Value Act.</p><p>We have already committed £2.7 million to support the growth and sustainability of public service mutuals, the majority of which are staff-led social enterprises.</p><p> </p><p>With the Cabinet Office, DCMS is implementing a package of measures for the future of social value and procurement. This includes training for government commercial staff and will help unlock more opportunities for social enterprises.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chatham and Aylesford remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Tracey Crouch more like this
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less than 2018-09-06T11:08:32.983Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-06T11:08:32.983Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gareth Snell more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Gambling more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What steps her Department is taking to tackle problem gambling. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea East more like this
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Carolyn Harris more like this
star this property uin 903090 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
star this property answer text <p>We published a consultation on gaming machines and social responsibility in October. This includes proposals to cut stakes on fixed-odds betting terminals and measures to strengthen protections around other gaming machines, online gambling and gambling advertising</p><p> </p><p>Gamble Aware will lead a major responsible gambling advertising campaign, to raise awareness of risks associated with gambling</p><p> </p><p>Protecting vulnerable people is a key aim for the Gambling Commission and the Government.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chatham and Aylesford remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Tracey Crouch more like this
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less than 2017-12-21T13:55:22.117Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-21T13:55:22.117Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Carolyn Harris more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Sports: Facilities more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text What steps her Department is taking to improve access to sports facilities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield, Heeley more like this
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Louise Haigh more like this
star this property uin 903092 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
star this property answer text <p>We expect all owners of sports facilities and stadia to take the necessary action to fulfil their legal obligations under the Equality Act 2010 so that disabled people are not placed at a substantial disadvantage when accessing sports venues.</p><p> </p><p>Our Sports Strategy commits Government to work with the football authorities to ensure that all clubs meet their legal obligations under the Equality Act to accommodate disabled spectators. Sport England provides guidance to organisations to support them in developing accessible facilities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chatham and Aylesford remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Tracey Crouch more like this
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less than 2017-12-21T13:46:53.55Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-21T13:46:53.55Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Louise Haigh more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-03-22more like thismore than 2018-03-22
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Gambling more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What steps he is taking to reduce problem gambling. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gordon more like this
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Colin Clark more like this
star this property uin 904537 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-22more like thismore than 2018-03-22
star this property answer text <p>We take problem gambling very seriously and protecting vulnerable people is a key aim for the Government and the Gambling Commission.</p><p> </p><p>The rate of problem gambling among the adult population in Britain has remained relatively stable over many years, and is currently 0.8%.</p><p> </p><p>Our consultation on gaming machines and social responsibility closed in January. It made clear we will cut stakes on fixed-odds betting terminals. It also included measures to strengthen protections around other gaming machines, online gambling and gambling advertising.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chatham and Aylesford remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Tracey Crouch more like this
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less than 2018-03-22T13:57:33.47Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-22T13:57:33.47Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Colin Clark more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-09-06more like thismore than 2018-09-06
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Young People: Voluntary Work more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text What plans he has to discuss the establishment of a youth full-time social action pilot programme with delivery organisations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mid Dorset and North Poole more like this
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Michael Tomlinson more like this
star this property uin 906667 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-06more like thismore than 2018-09-06
star this property answer text <p>I met both Steve Holliday, the Chair of the Full Time Social Action Review, and City Year, a provider of full time social action, in May.</p><p> </p><p>I have no further plans to discuss a pilot programme with delivery organisations.</p><p> </p><p>We are committed to supporting young people to take action on the issues they care about, and has invested in youth social action through programmes including the #iwill campaign and the National Citizen Service.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chatham and Aylesford remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Tracey Crouch more like this
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less than 2018-09-06T11:06:57.18Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-06T11:06:57.18Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Michael Tomlinson more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-11-28more like thismore than 2017-11-28
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Betting: Companies more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with which companies in the betting industry (a) she and (b) Ministers from her Department have met in the last three months, and what the purpose of each meeting was. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tooting more like this
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Dr Rosena Allin-Khan more like this
star this property uin 116144 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-06more like thismore than 2017-12-06
star this property answer text <p>Ministers and officials have regular meetings and discussions with the Betting industry on a range of issues. Details of Ministerial meetings are published quarterly on gov.uk.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chatham and Aylesford remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Tracey Crouch more like this
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less than 2017-12-06T14:02:32.467Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-06T14:02:32.467Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Rosena Allin-Khan more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-09-04more like thismore than 2017-09-04
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Departmental Responsibilities more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with which Minister of her Department the brief for youth policy, the National Citizen Service and the UK Youth Parliament lies; when the Government plans to publish the terms of reference and timetable for its review of youth policy; and whether the reduction in the number of Ministers in her Department has had an effect on the number of civil servants in her Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lancaster and Fleetwood more like this
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Cat Smith more like this
star this property uin 7715 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
star this property answer text <p>I was appointed as Minister for Sport and Civil Society in July. The Civil Society portfolio includes responsibility for Youth Policy, the National Citizen Service and the UK Youth Parliament. There was no change in the number of civil servants in the department as a result of that appointment.</p><p> </p><p>DCMS conducted a series of regional workshops in March and April to discuss current issues for youth policy with representatives from the youth sector, local authorities and young people. The evidence gathered is being used by the Office for Civil Society across their youth policy work.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chatham and Aylesford remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Tracey Crouch more like this
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less than 2017-09-12T16:46:30.317Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-12T16:46:30.317Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Cat Smith more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-04-13more like thismore than 2018-04-13
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Charities more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with references to Technical Issues in Charity Law, published by the Law Commission in September 2017, whether he plans to take steps in response to the recommendations in that report. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Croydon North more like this
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Mr Steve Reed more like this
star this property uin 135395 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-18more like thismore than 2018-04-18
star this property answer text <p>The Law Commission’s report, Technical Issues in Charity Law makes a number of recommendations for simplifying charity law. We are giving the report’s recommendations full consideration and will respond in due course. Primary Legislation would be required to implement many of the report’s recommendations, and the Charity Commission would need additional resources to update its systems and guidance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chatham and Aylesford remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Tracey Crouch more like this
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less than 2018-04-18T12:44:22.177Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-18T12:44:22.177Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Reed more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-09-05more like thismore than 2017-09-05
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Greyhounds: Animal Welfare more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the voluntary levy on the betting industry to support greyhound welfare, what progress the Government has made on encouraging bookmakers to join the scheme and secure contributions for revenue generated in (a) the UK and (b) offshore; and what further steps the Government plans to take to encourage more bookmakers to join that scheme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Poplar and Limehouse more like this
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Jim Fitzpatrick more like this
star this property uin 8903 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-13more like thismore than 2017-09-13
star this property answer text <p>With regard to those based in Great Britain, the Association of British Bookmakers has estimated that over 90% of all Licenced Betting Offices in Britain contribute to the voluntary levy.</p><p> </p><p>Earlier this year I wrote to trade bodies representing the betting industry to ask that they take part in discussions to improve the current funding position in the greyhound industry, to be chaired by Lord Lipsey.</p><p> </p><p>Lord Lipsey’s work is ongoing and Ladbrokes Coral have followed Bet 365 and recently announced that they will begin making voluntary contributions to the greyhound racing industry based on their offshore business from the start of 2018. This is a welcome boost to the sport which will strengthen the industry's ability to meet and exceed their commitments in relation to welfare and integrity and I would urge all betting operators who do not currently contribute to the voluntary levy to reconsider their position.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chatham and Aylesford remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Tracey Crouch more like this
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less than 2017-09-13T16:50:11.33Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-13T16:50:11.33Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Fitzpatrick more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-01-05more like thismore than 2018-01-05
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Equal Pay more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the transparency data, DCMS gender pay gap 2016-2017, published on 18 December 2017, if she will publish the pay gap data for ordinary pay and bonus pay by (a) grade and (b) profession. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 121230 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-15more like thismore than 2018-01-15
star this property answer text <p>As part of the new legal requirement for public authorities to publish their gender pay gap every year, DCMS published their figures in December 2017:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Mean gender pay gap</p></td><td><p>3.3%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Median gender pay gap</p></td><td><p>8.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Mean bonus pay gap</p></td><td><p>-7.1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Median bonus pay gap</p></td><td><p>-92.4%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Splitting these figures by grade gives the following breakdown:</p><p> </p><p><strong>Mean gender pay gap</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Grade</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Pay gap</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>AA/AO</p></td><td><p>-5.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>EO</p></td><td><p>-3.8%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>HEO/SEO</p></td><td><p>1.8%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>G6/7</p></td><td><p>0.3%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>SCS</p></td><td><p>12.3%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><br> <br></p><p><strong>Median gender pay gap</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Grade</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Pay gap</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>AA/AO</p></td><td><p>-9.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>EO</p></td><td><p>-6.1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>HEO/SEO</p></td><td><p>2.3%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>G6/7</p></td><td><p>-0.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>SCS</p></td><td><p>10.0%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><strong>Narrative on the mean and median pay gap: </strong>As a department most of our staff are concentrated at HEO/SEO and Grade 6/Grade 7; this represents around 70% of the total workforce. At SCS level a number of highly specialised Digital roles, predominantly males, has led to the gap increasing at this level.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Mean bonus pay gap</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Grade</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Pay gap</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>AA/AO</p></td><td><p>-17.4%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>EO</p></td><td><p>-5.1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>HEO/SEO</p></td><td><p>1.1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>G6/7</p></td><td><p>-19.3%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>SCS</p></td><td><p>17.6%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><strong>Median bonus pay gap</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Grade</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Pay gap</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>AA/AO</p></td><td><p>-17.4%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>EO</p></td><td><p>-15.4%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>HEO/SEO</p></td><td><p>40.0%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>G6/7</p></td><td><p>-88.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>SCS</p></td><td><p>0.0%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><strong>Narrative on the mean and median bonus gap: </strong>Overall of all the men that received bonus payments 52% received an in-year award only, for women this was 44%. These payments are generally lower than the end of year award payment and where there is a median bonus pay gap, this is because the median point falls within the in-year award pay range rather than in the end of year figure.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Narrative on Professions:</strong> DCMS does not hold profession information for every employee so this breakdown is not possible.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Chatham and Aylesford remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Tracey Crouch more like this
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less than 2018-01-15T11:27:07.793Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-15T11:27:07.793Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-06-26more like thismore than 2018-06-26
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the speech made by the Minister for the Cabinet Office of 25 June 2018 to Reform, when he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to extend the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2013 to ensure that procurements evaluate social value; and whether he plans to consult charities and social enterprises before bringing forward such proposals. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Croydon North more like this
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Mr Steve Reed more like this
star this property uin 157758 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-02more like thismore than 2018-07-02
star this property answer text <p>The government remains committed to the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 and believes it can contribute to creating a diverse public services supply market and harness wider benefits for our communities.</p><p>On 25 June, the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, David Lidington announced our intention to lead by example by extending application of the Act across central government. Doing so will not require legislation. Officials from the Cabinet Office, Crown Commercial Service and Office for Civil Society, DCMS will work together to implement this policy with departments and explore further opportunities for the Act.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chatham and Aylesford remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Tracey Crouch more like this
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less than 2018-07-02T15:39:31.14Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-02T15:39:31.14Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Reed more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-08more like thismore than 2018-10-08
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Youth Organisations more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the recent report by London Youth entitled A space of our own: The role and value of youth organisations in strengthening communities, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that youth organisations are recognised as valuable parts of social infrastructure and are supported to strengthen communities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lancaster and Fleetwood more like this
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Cat Smith more like this
star this property uin 176382 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-11more like thismore than 2018-10-11
star this property answer text <p>Government recognises the value of spaces for young people; a place of trust and safety, that provides high quality information, advice and guidance alongside positive activities that can help young people to develop skills, improve wellbeing and participate in their communities.</p><p> </p><p>Local authorities are primarily responsible for allocating public funding to youth services in their area. In addition, the Government is investing up to £40 million (in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund) in the Youth Investment Fund, which is supporting 90 youth organisations around the country to create and expand open access youth projects, and is expected to benefit up to 300,000 young people. This is part of a wider range of Government investment in services and opportunities for young people such as the #iwill fund and National Citizen Service.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chatham and Aylesford remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Tracey Crouch more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 176384 more like this
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less than 2018-10-11T15:16:46.423Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-11T15:16:46.423Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Cat Smith more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-08more like thismore than 2018-10-08
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Youth Organisations more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the recent London Youth report entitled A space of our own: The role and value of youth organisations in strengthening communities, what steps his Department is taking to support youth organisations to protect high quality physical spaces for young people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lancaster and Fleetwood more like this
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Cat Smith more like this
star this property uin 176384 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-11more like thismore than 2018-10-11
star this property answer text <p>Government recognises the value of spaces for young people; a place of trust and safety, that provides high quality information, advice and guidance alongside positive activities that can help young people to develop skills, improve wellbeing and participate in their communities.</p><p> </p><p>Local authorities are primarily responsible for allocating public funding to youth services in their area. In addition, the Government is investing up to £40 million (in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund) in the Youth Investment Fund, which is supporting 90 youth organisations around the country to create and expand open access youth projects, and is expected to benefit up to 300,000 young people. This is part of a wider range of Government investment in services and opportunities for young people such as the #iwill fund and National Citizen Service.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chatham and Aylesford remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Tracey Crouch more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 176382 more like this
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less than 2018-10-11T15:16:46.487Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-11T15:16:46.487Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Cat Smith more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-15more like thismore than 2018-03-15
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Young People: Voluntary Work more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the independent review of full-time social action, published in January 2018, whether the Government plans to allocate money raised from dormant accounts to fund youth full-time social action programmes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe more like this
star this property uin 132938 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-20more like thismore than 2018-03-20
star this property answer text <p>Government recently announced that £90m of dormant assets will support disadvantaged and disengaged young people access employment.</p><p> </p><p>The Big Lottery Fund (BLF) is named in the dormant assets legislation as the distributor of this money and Government is working closely with them to develop plans and their funding programme. There will be an open engagement process with young people, youth organisations, businesses and others later in spring to inform this work.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chatham and Aylesford remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Tracey Crouch more like this
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less than 2018-03-20T17:42:22.98Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-20T17:42:22.98Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-15more like thismore than 2018-03-15
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Young People: Voluntary Work more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the independent review of full-time social action, published in January 2018, what assessment he has made of the effect of extending the youth full-time social action programme to disadvantaged pupils on their attainment levels in (a) primary and (b) secondary schools. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Shields more like this
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Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck more like this
star this property uin 132794 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-22more like thismore than 2018-03-22
star this property answer text <p>Government recognises the benefits that young people derive from participation in social action. The 2016 National Youth Social Action Survey showed that young people who had participated in social action in the past 12 months had stronger personal networks and higher life satisfaction than those who have never done any social action. Independent evaluations of the National Citizen Service also show that the programme prepares participants for life and work by furnishing them with softer skills such as leadership, teamwork and increased resilience.</p><p> </p><p>The Government response to the Full Time Social Action Review’s report will be published in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chatham and Aylesford remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Tracey Crouch more like this
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less than 2018-03-22T14:23:33.22Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-22T14:23:33.22Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-09-13more like thismore than 2018-09-13
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Children: Disadvantaged more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the announcement, Government invests £5m to increase places for disadvantaged children in youth organisations, published on 10 September 2018, to which areas he plans to distribute that funding; and whether he has plans to allocate funding from that fund to Wakefield. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wakefield more like this
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Mary Creagh more like this
star this property uin 174651 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-09more like thismore than 2018-10-09
star this property answer text <p>The Uniformed Youth Fund will increase places in uniformed youth groups to reach disadvantaged young people. The Fund is open to uniformed youth organisations in England and is being managed by Youth United Foundation. The Fund is currently open for applications and will prioritise expansion in deprived areas.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chatham and Aylesford remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Tracey Crouch more like this
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less than 2018-10-09T16:00:48.57Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-09T16:00:48.57Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Creagh more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-05more like thismore than 2017-07-05
star this property answering body
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Young People more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the announcement on 8 November 2016 by the then Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Minister for Civil Society, when she plans to publish her Department's new youth policy statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Croydon North more like this
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Mr Steve Reed more like this
star this property uin 3153 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-12more like thismore than 2017-07-12
star this property answer text <p>The Government is considering the contributions made in the youth policy regional workshops held in March and April. An announcement will be made in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chatham and Aylesford remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Tracey Crouch more like this
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less than 2017-07-12T14:24:43.373Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-12T14:24:43.373Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Reed more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-03-05more like thismore than 2018-03-05
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Young People: Voluntary Work more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the Youth Full Time Social Action Review published in January 2018, what steps he is taking to widen participation in youth full-time social action programmes, particularly by people from low income backgrounds. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 131088 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-08more like thismore than 2018-03-08
star this property answer text <p>Government is committed to ensuring that young people can take part in social action projects and programmes regardless of their background. The yearly independent National Youth Social Action Survey reports on the socio-economic gap in participation enabling us to monitor year on year progress and to take action to close this gap. In 2016 the survey identified a participation gap of 9% points between the most affluent and least affluent, down from 20% points in 2014.</p><p> </p><p>Government has invested £20 million of seed funding as part of the match funded #iwill fund to provide opportunities to young people to participate in meaningful social action. The #iwill Fund works closely with match funders to identify cold spots and directs funding to engage the hard to reach.</p><p> </p><p>The National Citizen Service (NCS) Trust also ensure young people from all backgrounds are able to participate. In summer 2016, 17% of NCS participants were eligible for free school meals compared with around 8% of young people of the same age in the general population.</p><p> </p><p>The Government will issue its response to the Review of Full Time Social Action by Young People in due course.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Chatham and Aylesford remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Tracey Crouch more like this
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less than 2018-03-08T14:56:19.083Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-08T14:56:19.083Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-04-18more like thismore than 2018-04-18
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Young People: Voluntary Work more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the Independent review of Full-Time Social Action, published in January 2018, what plans his Department has to establish a Ministerial group on youth full-time social action. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Torfaen more like this
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Nick Thomas-Symonds more like this
star this property uin 136572 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-27more like thismore than 2018-04-27
star this property answer text <p>We are considering the recommendations in the Full Time Social Action Review’s report, including the recommendation regarding the establishment of a ministerial group. The Government Response to the Review’s report will be published in due course.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chatham and Aylesford remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Tracey Crouch more like this
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less than 2018-04-27T10:27:26.973Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-27T10:27:26.973Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this