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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Industry more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU without a deal on 31 October 2019 on (a) the Industrial Strategy and (b) sector deals. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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Chi Onwurah more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-01more like thismore than 2019-08-01
star this property answer text <p>The Government continues to work towards a deal with the EU. This is very much in the interest of the EU as well as the UK.</p><p> </p><p>The Industrial Strategy has set out a long-term approach to ensure that we’re building an economy fit for the future and will help us make the best of our relations with Europe and beyond. This includes a range of measures aimed at increasing investment from the private and public sector, from cutting business taxes, slashing red tape to investing in new scientific infrastructure on a record scale.</p><p> </p><p>The interventions and policies across the Industrial Strategy – including Sector Deals - are robust and aim to deliver improvements to the UK’s productivity and earning power across a variety of potential scenarios, including a no deal scenario.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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less than 2019-08-01T12:48:06.447Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-01T12:48:06.447Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1140571
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star this property date less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Credit Unions 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 9 July 2019 to Question 271325, for what reasons his Department does not offer a payroll deduction service to enable employees to join a credit union; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
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Gareth Thomas more like this
unstar this property uin 279361 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy does not currently have the facility to allow staff to join a credit union through payroll deductions. Staff can still make arrangements to contribute to a credit union via direct debit.</p><p> </p><p>The Department is aware that other public sector organisations offer this facility. The Department is looking to continually develop the offer to staff in terms of financial wellbeing, and acknowledge that this could be an option in the future.</p><p> </p><p>If the Department were to pursue this option, then a full and fair procurement exercise would be carried out in line with central guidance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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less than 2019-07-30T16:36:53.1Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T16:36:53.1Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Nuclear Power: Regulation more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to his Department's Guidance on how to prepare for Brexit if there's no deal, which parts of the Government’s plan for civil nuclear regulation in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal have been implemented. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Streatham more like this
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Chuka Umunna more like this
unstar this property uin 279473 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>The Government has implemented all necessary parts of its plan for civil nuclear regulation to ensure that it is ready in the event that the UK leaves the EU and European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) without a deal.</p><p> </p><p>The UK has put in place all legislative measures required in order to allow the civil nuclear industry to continue to operate with certainty and to enable the UK to meet its international obligations. It has also established a new domestic nuclear safeguards regime to be run by the Office for Nuclear Regulation, and concluded all international agreements required for civil nuclear trade to continue.</p><p> </p><p>Detailed information on the Government’s preparedness can be found in BEIS’ Quarterly Updates to Parliament on Euratom Exit. The latest update can be found here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/euratom-exit-quarterly-update-january-to-march-2019" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/euratom-exit-quarterly-update-january-to-march-2019</a>.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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less than 2019-07-30T16:35:51.56Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T16:35:51.56Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Chuka Umunna more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Service Industries more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Guidance on how to prepare for Brexit if there's no deal, published by his Department, what parts of the plan for providing services including those of a qualified professional in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal have been implemented. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Streatham more like this
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Chuka Umunna more like this
unstar this property uin 279463 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>If the UK leaves the EU without a deal the requirements for how professional qualifications will be recognised and services will be regulated will change. The guidance on <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/providing-services-including-those-of-a-qualified-professional-if-theres-no-brexit-deal/providing-services-including-those-of-a-qualified-professional-if-theres-no-brexit-deal#provision-of-services-regulations" target="_blank">providing services including those of a qualified professional</a> if there's no Brexit deal sets the future arrangements for how these areas will work in a ‘no deal scenario’.</p><p> </p><p>The Statutory Instruments referenced in this guidance have now been made:</p><p>1) The Recognition of Professional Qualifications (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.</p><p>2) The Provision of Services (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018.</p><p> </p><p>This, along with other sector-specific legislation, means that recognition decisions awarded to EEA and Swiss professionals before exit day will be protected, and a new system for recognition of professional qualifications will come into force on exit day in a no deal scenario, giving certainty to professionals, business and public services.</p><p> </p><p>In respect of the provision of services, the amending legislation ensures that we will be compliant with the UK’s services commitments under WTO rules in a ‘no deal’.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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less than 2019-07-30T16:35:02.373Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T16:35:02.373Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Chuka Umunna more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Iron and Steel: Manufacturing Industries 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what funding the Government plans to allocate to the modernisation of the UK steel industry. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ipswich more like this
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Sandy Martin more like this
unstar this property uin 278606 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>The Department commissioned independent research to identify high value opportunities for UK steel, worth up to £3.8 billion a year by 2030. We have made clear to the sector that we are keen to work with them to support their future investment proposals to secure these future opportunities as part of a steel sector deal. We stand ready to work with the sector as soon as their proposals are ready.</p><p> </p><p>In addition to this, we have been encouraging the UK steel sector to submit competitive proposals for UKRI funds, including Transforming Foundation Industries, and work with us to shape future funding programmes, such as the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund, to further improve their efficiency and competitiveness.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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less than 2019-07-30T16:32:41Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T16:32:41Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Sandy Martin more like this
1140406
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star this property date less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Ethnic Groups more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many BAME staff are employed at (a) grade 7, (b) grade 5 and (c) grade 3 in his Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Feltham and Heston more like this
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Seema Malhotra more like this
unstar this property uin 279041 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has 118 employees declared BAME at grade 7; 8 employees who have declared BAME at Grade 5 and; 2 employees who have declared BAME at Grade 3.</p><p> </p><p>Note that personal characteristics are voluntary declarations and only 54% of BEIS employees have declared their ethnicity.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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less than 2019-07-30T16:31:23.617Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T16:31:23.617Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Malhotra more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Working Hours more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much time off in lieu has been taken by staff in his Department in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
unstar this property uin 278366 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 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>This information is not held centrally.</p><p>BEIS is committed to maintaining working hours for all workers that comply with the requirements of the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR). The provisions of the WTR are incorporated into BEIS's terms, conditions and policies. Our Working Time policy is published on our intranet and accessible to all staff.</p><p>Line Managers are responsible for ensuring that staff are aware of the hours they are required to work and the arrangements for taking appropriate breaks so that working time is complied with. Managers are also responsible for monitoring the working hours of their staff. Any time off in lieu taken because of excess hours worked is agreed at a local level between an employee and their line manager.</p><p>BEIS operates a variety of flexible working approaches where, subject to the needs of their team and the business, individuals can agree working hours/patterns with their manager which enable them to maintain their work/life balance.</p><p>BEIS follows the Civil Service Wellbeing Strategy - ensuring the good health and wellbeing of our staff is a priority for us. We have a range of support in place for our employees which includes the delivery of an ongoing programme of in-house health and wellbeing events and access to employee assistance programmes. BEIS promotes good mental health for all and has trained in-house Mental Health First Aiders. We have also delivered a tranche of “Wellbeing Confident Leadership” training to around 69% of our Senior Civil Servants to enable them to create a working environment which recognises the importance of individual wellbeing and how this might be affected by working patterns and practices.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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less than 2019-07-30T16:30:32.363Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T16:30:32.363Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Pre-school Education: Rural Areas more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the staff to children ratio at pre-schools in rural areas. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Northamptonshire more like this
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Andrea Leadsom more like this
unstar this property uin 280306 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
star this property answer text <p>The statutory framework for the early years foundation stage (EYFS) sets the standards for learning, development and care for children from birth to five years of age. This includes the minimum staff to child ratios that all early years providers must comply with, which is referenced in section 3 of the framework here: <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/596629/EYFS_STATUTORY_FRAMEWORK_2017.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/596629/EYFS_STATUTORY_FRAMEWORK_2017.pdf</a>.</p><p> </p><p>Ofsted inspects early years settings against the EYFS statutory framework, which includes ensuring that safeguarding and welfare requirements are being met. As at 31 March 2019, 95% of early years providers were rated good or outstanding by Ofsted, up from 68% in 2010.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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less than 2019-07-24T11:48:32.697Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T11:48:32.697Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Schools: Cricket more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to increase participation in cricket in state schools. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
unstar this property uin 280224 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
star this property answer text <p>The physical education (PE) national curriculum is designed to ensure that all pupils develop competence to excel in a broad range of physical activities, are physically active for sustained periods of time and lead healthy and active lives.</p><p> </p><p>State schools are free to organise and deliver a diverse and challenging PE curriculum that suits the needs of all their pupils. Cricket is specifically listed as an example of a sport that can provide important elements of the PE national curriculum programme of study in key stages 2 to 4.</p><p> </p><p>The recently announced School Sport and Activity Action Plan includes additional support for schools to open their facilities over the holidays and after hours to encourage every child to find a sport they love. The government will update the action plan in the light of the outcome of the forthcoming Spending Review and will work with sports governing bodies, including the England and Wales Cricket Board, in developing the proposals.</p><p> </p><p>Through the Essential Life Skills fund, the department has recently provided £75,000 to the national cricket charity, Chance to Shine, to deliver extra-curricular sport to young people in Stoke-on-Trent, one of the department’s 12 Opportunity Areas. In addition, Sport England supports children and young people in England by ensuring that there is a good sports and activity offer before and after the school day. This includes investing £28 million into Satellite Clubs between 2017 and 2021, some of which are cricket clubs.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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less than 2019-07-24T11:39:24.09Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T11:39:24.09Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Schools: Mental Health Services more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of funding for resources to engage parents and carers of children in receipt of therapeutic services within school; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency High Peak more like this
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Ruth George more like this
unstar this property uin 279406 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
star this property answer text <p>The department places a high priority on supporting parents and carers of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).</p><p>Engaging parents fully in determining support for children with SEND is a critical part of the SEND reforms. Section 19 of the Children and Families Act places a duty on local authorities and others to listen to and take account of the views of parents in SEND matters.</p><p>The department continues to support families by funding parent carer forums (PCF) in each local authority area, providing £15,000 per year per PCF. The department also funds plus £1.9 million per year until March 2020 to support strategic participation and co-production with local authorities and other partners, by parents and young people through the charity Contact.</p><p>The department is also providing £20 million until March 2020 to improve the quality of local authority SEND Information, Advice and Support Services (IASS), and to provide a national helpline and online support.</p><p>The IASS support builds on the £60m per year Independent Supporters programme (between 2014-18), which provided support to families going through the Education, Health and Care needs assessment and plan process.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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less than 2019-07-24T11:30:22.57Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T11:30:22.57Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Ruth George more like this