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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-12more like thismore than 2017-12-12
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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: Staff 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 Education, what estimate her Department has made of the number of full time equivalent (a) pastoral care workers (b) counsellors (c) mentors and (d) educational psychologists working in (i) primary and (ii) secondary schools in England since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Wavertree more like this
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Luciana Berger more like this
unstar this property uin 119091 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-18more like thismore than 2017-12-18
star this property answer text <p>The full-time equivalent (FTE) number of contracted staff whose role is defined as that of ‘pastoral support’ or of ‘learning mentor’, employed by state funded primary and state funded secondary schools in England, November 2010 to 2016 is provided in the table attached.</p><p>Information for ‘educational psychologists’ is not available by phase. These figures may <ins class="ministerial">also </ins>undercount the actual number of educational psychologists<ins class="ministerial"> in England and do not provide a comparable national year-on-year</ins> <ins class="ministerial">series </ins>because it is based on a varying percentage of local councils returns in each year (between 68 and 74 per cent).</p><p> </p><p>Data is not available for ‘counsellors’.</p><p> </p><p> </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 2017-12-18T17:48:03.52Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-18T17:48:03.52Z
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less than 2018-02-07T09:07:01.397Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-07T09:07:01.397Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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star this property file name 119091 - table to be attached - 060218.docx more like this
star this property title Number of contracted staff more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
star this property answering member 1562
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star this property file name 119091 - table.docx more like this
star this property title The full-time number of contracted staff more like this
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4036
unstar this property label Biography information for Luciana Berger more like this
818851
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-08more like thismore than 2018-01-08
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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 Pupils: Soft Drinks 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 Education, how many schools have banned students from consuming energy drinks on school premises; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Wavertree more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Luciana Berger more like this
unstar this property uin 121615 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 2018-01-11more like thismore than 2018-01-11
star this property answer text <p>The department does not hold information on the number of schools that have banned students from consuming energy drinks on school premises.</p><p>The new standards for school food came into force on 1 January 2015. The School Food Standards define the foods and drinks that must be provided, which are restricted, and those which must not be provided. They apply to all food and drink provided to pupils on and off school premises and during an extended school day (up to 6pm), including school trips, breakfast clubs, tuck shops, mid-morning break, vending and after school clubs.</p><p>The only drinks permitted are: Plain water (still or carbonated); lower fat milk or lactose reduced milk; fruit or vegetable juice (max 150mls); plain soya, rice or oat drinks enriched with calcium; plain fermented milk (e.g. yoghurt) drinks; combinations of fruit juice and lower fat milk or plain yoghurt, plain soya, rice or oat drinks enriched with calcium; cocoa and lower fat milk; flavoured lower fat milk, all with less than 5% added sugars or honey; tea, coffee, hot chocolate</p><p>Combination drinks are limited to a portion size of 330mls. They may contain added vitamins or minerals, and no more than 150mls of fruit or vegetable juice. Fruit or vegetable juice combination drinks must be at least 45% fruit or vegetable juice.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 121616 more like this
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less than 2018-01-11T17:12:04.567Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-11T17:12:04.567Z
star this property answering member
4113
star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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4036
unstar this property label Biography information for Luciana Berger more like this
818852
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-08more like thismore than 2018-01-08
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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 Pupils: Soft Drinks more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of the effect of the consumption of energy drinks by under-18s on their ability to concentrate at school. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Wavertree more like this
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Luciana Berger more like this
unstar this property uin 121616 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 2018-01-11more like thismore than 2018-01-11
star this property answer text <p>The department does not hold information on the number of schools that have banned students from consuming energy drinks on school premises.</p><p>The new standards for school food came into force on 1 January 2015. The School Food Standards define the foods and drinks that must be provided, which are restricted, and those which must not be provided. They apply to all food and drink provided to pupils on and off school premises and during an extended school day (up to 6pm), including school trips, breakfast clubs, tuck shops, mid-morning break, vending and after school clubs.</p><p>The only drinks permitted are: Plain water (still or carbonated); lower fat milk or lactose reduced milk; fruit or vegetable juice (max 150mls); plain soya, rice or oat drinks enriched with calcium; plain fermented milk (e.g. yoghurt) drinks; combinations of fruit juice and lower fat milk or plain yoghurt, plain soya, rice or oat drinks enriched with calcium; cocoa and lower fat milk; flavoured lower fat milk, all with less than 5% added sugars or honey; tea, coffee, hot chocolate</p><p>Combination drinks are limited to a portion size of 330mls. They may contain added vitamins or minerals, and no more than 150mls of fruit or vegetable juice. Fruit or vegetable juice combination drinks must be at least 45% fruit or vegetable juice.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 121615 more like this
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less than 2018-01-11T17:12:04.613Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-11T17:12:04.613Z
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4113
star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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4036
unstar this property label Biography information for Luciana Berger more like this
818816
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-08more like thismore than 2018-01-08
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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 Free School Meals: Sheffield Central 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 for Education, what estimate he has made of the number of children in Sheffield Central constituency who are currently eligible for free school meals who would not be considered eligible under plans in the consultation entitled Eligibility for free school meals and the early years pupil premium under Universal Credit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
unstar this property uin 121580 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 2018-01-11more like thismore than 2018-01-11
star this property answer text <p>We are currently consulting on proposals for free school meals eligibility under Universal Credit. We will consider the responses to the consultation carefully and will continue to refine our analysis as our policy on this matter develops.</p><p>Currently around 1.1 million of the most disadvantaged children are eligible for and claim a free nutritious meal. This government provides significant funding to ensure the most disadvantaged children receive free school meals. <br> <br> Under our proposals, no existing recipients of free school meals should lose their entitlement following the introduction of new eligibility criteria. We have proposed protection arrangements to ensure that every pupil who is eligible and receiving free school meals at the point at which the criteria are changed (or any claimants who gain free school meals during the rollout of Universal Credit) should be protected against losing their meals whilst Universal Credit is fully rolled out nationally. In addition, any protected pupils who are still receiving free school meals once the Universal Credit transition is complete would continue to receive protection until the end of their current phase of education.</p><p>In our proposed net earnings threshold, we estimate that around 50,000 more children will become entitled to free school meals than at present, enabling us to target support towards a greater number of families on low incomes. It is right that we make sure that free school meals reach children from the most disadvantaged families, and we are consulting on this issue to make sure this is the case.</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 2018-01-11T17:26:09.847Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-11T17:26:09.847Z
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4113
star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this
818822
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-08more like thismore than 2018-01-08
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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 Pupil Premium 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 Education, in pursuant to the Answer of 21 December 2017 to Question 120011, whether she has made an assessment of the accuracy of the Ever 6 model in establishing entitlement to Pupil Premium in schools with growing pupil rolls; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Riverside more like this
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Mrs Louise Ellman more like this
unstar this property uin 121586 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 2018-01-11more like thismore than 2018-01-11
star this property answer text <p>The department counts the numbers of pupils eligible for pupil premium using a single census point in January to enable it to allocate pupil premium to schools by June. This gives certainty to schools about their pupil premium budget to allow them to plan it’s use effectively.</p><p>To make in-year adjustments to reflect the movement of pupils would introduce uncertainty. The EVER6 FSM measure is designed as a proxy measure to reflect relative deprivation in schools and is not intended to allocate a specific amount to an individual pupil. Schools have the ability to use their pupil premium allocation flexibly to meet the various needs of all eligible pupils. The funding model does take into account growing pupil numbers for schools that are newly opened or are continuing to grow by year group following opening. The department rarely receives queries from schools on this issue.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 121589 more like this
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less than 2018-01-11T17:35:10.613Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-11T17:35:10.613Z
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4113
star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dame Louise Ellman more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-08more like thismore than 2018-01-08
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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 Pupil Premium 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 Education, how many representations has she received on the accuracy of the Ever 6 model in assessing the eligibility of Pupil Premium for all pupils in schools with growing pupil rolls; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Riverside more like this
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Mrs Louise Ellman more like this
unstar this property uin 121589 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 2018-01-11more like thismore than 2018-01-11
star this property answer text <p>The department counts the numbers of pupils eligible for pupil premium using a single census point in January to enable it to allocate pupil premium to schools by June. This gives certainty to schools about their pupil premium budget to allow them to plan it’s use effectively.</p><p>To make in-year adjustments to reflect the movement of pupils would introduce uncertainty. The EVER6 FSM measure is designed as a proxy measure to reflect relative deprivation in schools and is not intended to allocate a specific amount to an individual pupil. Schools have the ability to use their pupil premium allocation flexibly to meet the various needs of all eligible pupils. The funding model does take into account growing pupil numbers for schools that are newly opened or are continuing to grow by year group following opening. The department rarely receives queries from schools on this issue.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 121586 more like this
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less than 2018-01-11T17:35:10.677Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-11T17:35:10.677Z
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4113
star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dame Louise Ellman more like this
810484
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
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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 Department for Education: Brexit 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 Education, what estimate he has made of the (a) amount of time and (b) resources that her Department allocated to the production of impact assessments on the UK leaving the EU; and on what date work on those impact assessments started. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
unstar this property uin 120830 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 2018-01-12more like thismore than 2018-01-12
star this property answer text <p>Impact assessments, typically related to specific new primary legislation before Parliament, are narrowly defined. For example, the government laid an impact assessment alongside the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, which can be found at GOV.UK.</p><p>Civil servants conduct any impact assessments related to legislation as business as usual. Our broader analysis continues.</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 2018-01-12T09:20:27.423Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-12T09:20:27.423Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
810536
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
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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 Department for Education: Regulation 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 Education, what the title was of each set of regulations introduced by her Department in each month since May 2010; which of those regulations have been (a) subject to the (i) one in one out and (ii) one in two out procedure and (b) (i) revoked and (ii) amended; and what the net cost to (A) the public purse; and (B) business of those regulations is. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Witham more like this
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Priti Patel more like this
unstar this property uin 120881 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 2018-01-12more like thismore than 2018-01-12
star this property answer text <p>The attached spreadsheet lists every regulation introduced by the department since May 2010, ordered by year (see tabs at the bottom of the spreadsheet), and indicates which of these regulations have been amended, and which have been revoked (including partial revocations and pending amendments).</p><p> </p><p>As requested, these regulations have been ordered by month. In the absence of further instructions, they have been ordered by the month in which they came into force (commencement date).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The changes to regulations affecting business during the 2010-15 parliament made by the department, and the associated costs or savings, are recorded in ‘Statements of New Regulation’ that were published every six months. These are available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/one-in-two-out-statement-of-new-regulation" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/one-in-two-out-statement-of-new-regulation</a>. During the 2010-15 parliament, the department made five changes to regulation which had a total cost to business of £2.8 million, and made 16 deregulatory changes which had a total saving to business of £13.54 million, a net saving of £10.74 million. Any costs arising for the public sector are calculated in line with the guidance in the ‘Better Regulation Framework Manual’.</p><p> </p><p>For the 2015-17 Parliament, the government will shortly publish its final report on the savings to business delivered during that parliament. For the current parliament, the government is committed to maintaining a proportionate approach to regulation to enable business growth while maintaining public protections. This will be monitored through the target that the government is required to set under the ‘Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015’.</p><p> </p><p>In line with the government’s Principles of Regulation, regulations are not introduced or amended unless the department has demonstrated that satisfactory outcomes cannot be achieved by alternative approaches, that the regulatory approach is substantially superior to alternative approaches, and that the regulation and its enforcement framework can be implemented in a proportionate, accountable, consistent, transparent and targeted manner.</p><p> </p><p>The government has published guidance for departments on the statutory requirement that all new regulations contain a requirement for a review at a suitable point after their implementation. This can be found at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/small-business-enterprise-and-employment-act-statutory-review-requirements" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/small-business-enterprise-and-employment-act-statutory-review-requirements</a>. The department has issued advice to its officials to explain and reinforce the statutory guidance. The impact assessment for a new regulation should set out the plan for a post-implementation review of the measure, typically within five years of it coming into force. The review should assess if the objectives of the regulation were achieved, remain valid and relevant, and whether they could be achieved in a less burdensome way.</p><p> </p><p> </p><ul><li></li></ul>
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 120912 more like this
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less than 2018-01-12T14:59:27.64Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-12T14:59:27.64Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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star this property file name Spreadsheet of regulation since May 2010.xlsx more like this
star this property title Spreadsheet of regulations since 2010 more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
810567
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
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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 Department for Education: Regulation 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 Education, what processes her Department has put in place to (a) monitor, (b) collate cost information on, (c) review and (d) respond to requests to amend or revoke regulations introduced by her Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Witham more like this
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Priti Patel more like this
unstar this property uin 120912 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 2018-01-12more like thismore than 2018-01-12
star this property answer text <p>The attached spreadsheet lists every regulation introduced by the department since May 2010, ordered by year (see tabs at the bottom of the spreadsheet), and indicates which of these regulations have been amended, and which have been revoked (including partial revocations and pending amendments).</p><p> </p><p>As requested, these regulations have been ordered by month. In the absence of further instructions, they have been ordered by the month in which they came into force (commencement date).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The changes to regulations affecting business during the 2010-15 parliament made by the department, and the associated costs or savings, are recorded in ‘Statements of New Regulation’ that were published every six months. These are available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/one-in-two-out-statement-of-new-regulation" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/one-in-two-out-statement-of-new-regulation</a>. During the 2010-15 parliament, the department made five changes to regulation which had a total cost to business of £2.8 million, and made 16 deregulatory changes which had a total saving to business of £13.54 million, a net saving of £10.74 million. Any costs arising for the public sector are calculated in line with the guidance in the ‘Better Regulation Framework Manual’.</p><p> </p><p>For the 2015-17 Parliament, the government will shortly publish its final report on the savings to business delivered during that parliament. For the current parliament, the government is committed to maintaining a proportionate approach to regulation to enable business growth while maintaining public protections. This will be monitored through the target that the government is required to set under the ‘Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015’.</p><p> </p><p>In line with the government’s Principles of Regulation, regulations are not introduced or amended unless the department has demonstrated that satisfactory outcomes cannot be achieved by alternative approaches, that the regulatory approach is substantially superior to alternative approaches, and that the regulation and its enforcement framework can be implemented in a proportionate, accountable, consistent, transparent and targeted manner.</p><p> </p><p>The government has published guidance for departments on the statutory requirement that all new regulations contain a requirement for a review at a suitable point after their implementation. This can be found at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/small-business-enterprise-and-employment-act-statutory-review-requirements" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/small-business-enterprise-and-employment-act-statutory-review-requirements</a>. The department has issued advice to its officials to explain and reinforce the statutory guidance. The impact assessment for a new regulation should set out the plan for a post-implementation review of the measure, typically within five years of it coming into force. The review should assess if the objectives of the regulation were achieved, remain valid and relevant, and whether they could be achieved in a less burdensome way.</p><p> </p><p> </p><ul><li></li></ul>
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 120881 more like this
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less than 2018-01-12T14:59:27.703Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-12T14:59:27.703Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
star this property attachment
1
star this property file name Spreadsheet of regulation since May 2010.xlsx more like this
star this property title Spreadsheet of regulations since 2010 more like this
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4066
unstar this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
816736
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-05more like thismore than 2018-01-05
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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 Pupils: Sanitary Protection 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 Education, what information her Department holds on the number of school absences caused by girls’ inability to access free sanitary products. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South more like this
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Stephen Morgan more like this
unstar this property uin 121163 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 2018-01-15more like thismore than 2018-01-15
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Education collects information on absence through the termly school census. The department collects data on the number of possible sessions, number of authorised absences, number of unauthorised absences and the reason for absence for each pupil. The reasons for absence do not include a category which would enable sessions missed due to a lack of access to menstrual products to be identified. The method of data collection does not enable us to identify pupils who are routinely missing school as we collect information on the total sessions missed each term. Full details of the absence data we collect in school census can be found in the census guidance here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/guidance/school-census" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/guidance/school-census</a>.</p><p>We are committed to ensuring that any action to address absence is based on robust evidence. We have sought to establish whether there has been any rigorous national assessment of the prevalence of period poverty or its impact on attendance, however none appears available. We reached out to school stakeholders in July 2017 through the Association of School and College Leaders forum asking for contributions on the issue and have received a very limited response. We are producing additional analysis of our absence data to look for evidence of period poverty and will publish findings in due course.</p><p>We have made it a priority to reduce school absence for all pupils and there has been some notable success in this area, with overall yearly absence rates decreasing from 6.5% of possible sessions missed in 2006/7 to 4.6% in 2015/16.</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 2018-01-15T17:11:25.993Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-15T17:11:25.993Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Morgan more like this