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star this property date less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
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The Senior Deputy Speaker remove filter
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property hansard heading House of Lords: Wines more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text The Senior Deputy Speaker how many English (1) still, and (2) sparkling, wines are on sale in (a) retail, and (b) catering, outlets in the House of Lords. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL1160 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-31more like thismore than 2017-07-31
star this property answer text <p>The Senior Deputy Speaker has asked me, as Chairman of the Services Committee, to respond on his behalf.</p><p>One English still wine is offered on the menu in the Peers’ Dining Room. One English sparkling wine is offered on the same menu. Both are also available on request in the Barry Room and for events booked through the House of Lords Banqueting Office. No English wines are currently on sale through any other catering outlet or through the House of Lords gift shop.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Laming more like this
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less than 2017-07-31T13:20:33.767Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-31T13:20:33.767Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Laming more like this
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4153
star this property label Biography information for Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
748882
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-05more like thismore than 2017-07-05
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The Senior Deputy Speaker remove filter
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text The Senior Deputy Speaker how much financial support ("Cranborne money") has been allocated to each political party for the 2017–18 financial year. more like this
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Lord Wigley more like this
star this property uin HL545 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 2017-07-13more like thismore than 2017-07-13
star this property answer text <p>For the 2017-18 financial year, the maximum amount available for financial assistance to opposition parties and the Convenor of the Crossbench Peers (“Cranborne money”) is as follows:</p><p>(1) £605,318 to the Labour Party,</p><p>(2) £302,229 to the Liberal Democrats, and</p><p>(3) £91,929 to the Convenor of the Crossbench Peers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2017-07-13T10:42:17.947Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-13T10:42:17.947Z
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4148
star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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547
star this property label Biography information for Lord Wigley more like this
749914
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-10more like thismore than 2017-07-10
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The Senior Deputy Speaker remove filter
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text The Senior Deputy Speaker what was the cost to the House of establishing the parliamentary television channel; and what are the annual costs to the House of maintaining the service. more like this
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Lord Campbell-Savours more like this
star this property uin HL599 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 2017-07-19more like thismore than 2017-07-19
star this property answer text <p>Parliamentary broadcasting is a shared service hosted by the House of Commons with the House of Lords recharged its share of the costs. The information held by the House of Lords does not separately identify the set-up costs. For 2016-17 the resource costs recharged to the House of Lords totalled £1,104k for Parliamentary Broadcasting and £118k for the Parliamentary Broadcasting ICT Programme. Capital amounts recharged in 2016-17 were £81k for Parliamentary Broadcasting and £465k for the Parliamentary Broadcasting ICT Programme.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2017-07-19T11:22:52.59Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-19T11:22:52.59Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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499
star this property label Biography information for Lord Campbell-Savours more like this
752478
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star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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The Senior Deputy Speaker remove filter
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text The Senior Deputy Speaker what is his estimate of the cost arising from the House sitting in September. more like this
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Lord Palmer more like this
star this property uin HL924 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 2017-07-31more like thismore than 2017-07-31
star this property answer text <p>The planning assumption made by the House Administration each year is that there will be a sitting in September. Most activities are scheduled on that basis and costs of September sittings are factored into the original budgets.</p><p> </p><p>On that basis, the main additional cost arising from the House sitting in September is an estimated £4k for cleaning and porterage at the end of maintenance and project works to prepare for the sitting and around £1k of staff overtime for the Parliamentary Maintenance Services Team.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2017-07-31T11:21:10Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-31T11:21:10Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Palmer more like this
755118
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star this property date less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
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The Senior Deputy Speaker remove filter
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property hansard heading Parliament: Broadcasting more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text The Senior Deputy Speaker, further to the Written Answer by the Senior Deputy Speaker on 19 July (HL599), what was the full breakdown of the (1) £118,000 resource, and (2) £465,000 capital, costs of the Parliamentary Broadcasting ICT Programme. more like this
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Lord Campbell-Savours more like this
star this property uin HL1126 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 2017-07-31more like thismore than 2017-07-31
star this property answer text <p>A full breakdown of the £118k resource costs and £465k capital costs of the Parliamentary Broadcasting ICT Programme is provided below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><em>Resource</em></p></td><td><p><em>£000</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Staff related costs</p></td><td><p>41</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Storage and maintenance costs</p></td><td><p>12</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Broadcasting and IT costs</p></td><td><p>31</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Consultancy costs</p></td><td><p>12</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Market research services costs</p></td><td><p>22</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>118</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><em>Capital</em></p></td><td><p><em>£000</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>IT software</p></td><td><p>46</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>IT hardware</p></td><td><p>6</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Broadcasting and sound equipment*</p></td><td><p>413</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>465</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>*The figure for capital spend on broadcasting and sound equipment includes investment in infrastructure and technology to maintain and enhance audio, video and broadcasting services, including a new Chamber audio system in each House which accounts for the bulk of this expenditure. New cameras, cabling, signal routing and monitoring equipment have also been installed.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2017-07-31T11:23:49.51Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-31T11:23:49.51Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Campbell-Savours more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-06-26more like thismore than 2017-06-26
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The Senior Deputy Speaker remove filter
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text The Senior Deputy Speaker, in the event of a vacancy occuring among the 75 hereditary peers who are elected by party or Crossbench groups, how many members would form the electorate for (1) a Conservative vacancy, (2) a Crossbench vacancy, (3) a Liberal Democrat vacancy, and (4) a Labour vacancy. more like this
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Lord Grocott more like this
star this property uin HL175 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 2017-07-04more like thismore than 2017-07-04
star this property answer text <p>If there were a vacancy at present the electorate in each of the groups would be:</p><p>(1) 48 Conservative hereditary peers for a Conservative vacancy,</p><p>(2) 30 Crossbench hereditary peers for a Crossbench vacancy,</p><p>(3) 3 Liberal Democrat hereditary peers for a Liberal Democrat vacancy, and</p><p>(4) 3 Labour hereditary peers for a Labour vacancy.</p><p>If a vacancy occurs amongst the 15 hereditary peers originally elected by the whole House to serve as office-holders, the electorate is all members of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2017-07-04T11:05:35.743Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-04T11:05:35.743Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Grocott more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-09-06more like thismore than 2017-09-06
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The Senior Deputy Speaker remove filter
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading House of Lords: Wines more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by the Senior Deputy Speaker on 31 July (HL1160), what is the price of the two English wines offered in the House of Lords; and how this compares in each case with the standard House wine on offer. more like this
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Lord Jopling more like this
star this property uin HL1380 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-20more like thismore than 2017-09-20
star this property answer text <p>The Senior Deputy Speaker has asked me, as Chairman of the Services Committee, to respond on his behalf.</p><p>The price of the English still wine offered in the Peers’ Dining Room and available on request in the Barry Room is £54.00 a bottle. The price of the equivalent standard House of Lords own label wine is £18.00 a bottle. The variance in price arises because the English wine (a pinot noir) has a higher wholesale price, while the House pinot noir is purchased in larger volumes using a long-term contract. The house wine is also sold by the glass at £6.35 for 250ml and £4.80 for 175ml.</p><p>The price of the English sparkling wine offered in the Peers’ Dining Room and available on request in the Barry Room is £55.00 a bottle. The price of the equivalent House of Lords own label champagne is £47.50 a bottle. Neither is sold by the glass in the dining rooms.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Laming more like this
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less than 2017-09-20T15:18:34.573Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-20T15:18:34.573Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Laming more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Jopling more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
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The Senior Deputy Speaker remove filter
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property hansard heading Millbank House: Lighting more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker how long the lights in Millbank House will be permanently switched on without any means to switch them off. more like this
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Lord Beecham more like this
star this property uin HL12776 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 2019-01-21more like thismore than 2019-01-21
star this property answer text <p>The Senior Deputy Speaker has asked me as Chairman of the Services Committee, to respond on his behalf. Problems have been experienced with the lighting system installed in 1 Millbank. It appears that the controlling software has been corrupted, resulting in some users being unable to turn on or turn off particular lighting units. A solution is being urgently sought.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Laming more like this
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less than 2019-01-21T16:44:43.927Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-21T16:44:43.927Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Laming more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Beecham more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-14more like thismore than 2019-06-14
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The Senior Deputy Speaker remove filter
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property hansard heading House of Lords: Bullying more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker how many complaints regarding bullying and harassment have been received since the report by the Committee on Privileges and Conduct Independent Complaints and Grievance Scheme: Changes to the Code of Conduct, published on 4 April, was agreed by the House on 30 April. more like this
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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
star this property uin HL16378 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 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
star this property answer text <p>On 30 April the House agreed to changes to the Code of Conduct for Members of the House of Lords that incorporated the Parliamentary Behaviour Code, which sets out the standards of behaviour expected of everyone who works within the Parliamentary Estate, and introduced provisions to deal explicitly with behaviour that constitutes bullying, harassment or sexual misconduct. Since then, there have been fewer than ten complaints of bullying, harassment or sexual misconduct made against members of the House of Lords under the Code. To protect the confidentiality of those reporting complaints, and in line with Parliament’s publication policy for statistics under the Independent Complaints and Grievance Scheme, the exact numbers are only provided where they are ten or more.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2019-06-27T11:38:38.677Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-27T11:38:38.677Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-12-09more like thismore than 2016-12-09
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The Senior Deputy Speaker remove filter
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property hansard heading House of Lords: Emergencies more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker how many evacuation procedures have been carried out in the Palace of Westminster and other parts of the Lords estate in each of the last five years for which figures are available. more like this
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Lord Storey more like this
star this property uin HL3999 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-12-21more like thismore than 2016-12-21
star this property answer text <p>The Senior Deputy Speaker has asked me, as Chairman of the Services Committee, to respond on his behalf.</p><p>The table below shows the evacuations from Lords parts of the Parliamentary Estate in the last five years.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Evacuations due to false alarms</p></td><td><p>Evacuation drills</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>Millbank House 6; Victoria Tower 1</p></td><td><p>Palace of Westminster 1; Millbank House 1; Fielden House 1; 6/7 Old Palace Yard 1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>Millbank House 5; Victoria Tower 1</p></td><td><p>Palace of Westminster 1; Millbank House 1; Fielden House 1; 6/7 Old Palace Yard 1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>Millbank House 1; Fielden House 3; 6/7 Old Palace Yard 1; Victoria Tower 2</p></td><td><p>Palace of Westminster 1; Millbank House 1; Fielden House 1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>Millbank House 3; Fielden House 3</p></td><td><p>Palace of Westminster 1; Millbank House 1; Fielden House 1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016 (Jan – Nov)</p></td><td><p>Millbank House 8; Fielden House 10; 6/7 Old Palace Yard 1</p></td><td><p>Palace of Westminster 2; Millbank House 1; Fielden House 1</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Laming more like this
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less than 2016-12-21T12:42:07.743Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-21T12:42:07.743Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Laming more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Storey more like this