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star this property date less than 2014-10-20more like thismore than 2014-10-20
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Asylum: Finance 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 To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to review the azure payment card for asylum seekers as a result of the new report by the British Red Cross on the humanitarian cost of the card. more like this
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
star this property uin HL2223 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 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
unstar this property answer text <p>The Azure card is issued to destitute failed asylum seekers who require support because they are temporarily unable to leave the United Kingdom and can be used at most of the main supermarket chains to purchase food and other essential items. The performance of the card is kept under regular review and the views of reputable partners such as the Red Cross are carefully considered but the Government is satisfied that it is an effective way of ensuring the individuals are able to meet their essential living needs and not left destitute.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates remove filter
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less than 2014-10-27T12:15:07.651748Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-27T12:15:07.651748Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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3691
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
100012
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-20more like thismore than 2014-10-20
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Asylum: Finance 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 To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many asylum claimants are left without any state support, on reaching the age of 18. more like this
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
star this property uin HL2227 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 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
unstar this property answer text <p>There is no reason why any asylum seekers should be left without support on reaching the age of 18. Unaccompanied asylum seeking children are looked after by local authorities and most will continue to be supported in this way after the age of 18 under leaving care legislation while they remain in the UK.</p><p> </p><p>Any asylum seeker that does not have an entitlement to leaving care support would be eligible to support from the Home Office under the provisions of section 95 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 if they were destitute.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates remove filter
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less than 2014-10-27T12:40:35.435951Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-27T12:40:35.435951Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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3691
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
100071
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Asylum: Finance 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 To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have assessed the effectiveness of the combination of the Azure payment card and support under section 4 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 in enabling refused asylum seekers to meet their basic needs. more like this
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
star this property uin HL2277 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 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
unstar this property answer text <p>The Azure card is issued to destitute failed asylum seekers accommodated under section 4 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 because they are temporarily unable to leave the United Kingdom. The card can be used at most of the main supermarket chains to purchase food and other essential items. The performance of the card is kept under regular review but the Government is satisfied that it is an effective way of ensuring that recipients are able to meet their essential living needs and are not left destitute.</p><p> </p><p>The Government therefore has no plans to abolish the card or change legislation to allow people supported under section 4 to receive cash instead.</p><p> </p><p>The total administrative costs of the card scheme since it was introduced in 2009 are approximately £1,515,000. Estimated administrative costs for the current financial year are £200,000.</p><p> </p><p>The Government published its response to the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee report about asylum procedures in December 2013 (cm 8769). A response to the Committee’s views on section 4 support was set out on page 18-19.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates remove filter
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HL2278 more like this
HL2279 more like this
HL2280 more like this
HL2281 more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T15:17:54.1853177Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:17:54.1853177Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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3691
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
100072
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Asylum: Finance 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 To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to abolish the Azure payment card and amend legislation to enable the provision of cash support for all refused asylum seekers until they are either given status in the United Kingdom or return to their country of origin. more like this
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
star this property uin HL2278 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 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
unstar this property answer text <p>The Azure card is issued to destitute failed asylum seekers accommodated under section 4 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 because they are temporarily unable to leave the United Kingdom. The card can be used at most of the main supermarket chains to purchase food and other essential items. The performance of the card is kept under regular review but the Government is satisfied that it is an effective way of ensuring that recipients are able to meet their essential living needs and are not left destitute.</p><p> </p><p>The Government therefore has no plans to abolish the card or change legislation to allow people supported under section 4 to receive cash instead.</p><p> </p><p>The total administrative costs of the card scheme since it was introduced in 2009 are approximately £1,515,000. Estimated administrative costs for the current financial year are £200,000.</p><p> </p><p>The Government published its response to the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee report about asylum procedures in December 2013 (cm 8769). A response to the Committee’s views on section 4 support was set out on page 18-19.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
HL2277 more like this
HL2279 more like this
HL2280 more like this
HL2281 more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T15:17:55.3415588Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:17:55.3415588Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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3691
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
100073
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Asylum: Finance 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 To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much they have spent on administering the Azure card system since its inception. more like this
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
star this property uin HL2279 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 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
unstar this property answer text <p>The Azure card is issued to destitute failed asylum seekers accommodated under section 4 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 because they are temporarily unable to leave the United Kingdom. The card can be used at most of the main supermarket chains to purchase food and other essential items. The performance of the card is kept under regular review but the Government is satisfied that it is an effective way of ensuring that recipients are able to meet their essential living needs and are not left destitute.</p><p> </p><p>The Government therefore has no plans to abolish the card or change legislation to allow people supported under section 4 to receive cash instead.</p><p> </p><p>The total administrative costs of the card scheme since it was introduced in 2009 are approximately £1,515,000. Estimated administrative costs for the current financial year are £200,000.</p><p> </p><p>The Government published its response to the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee report about asylum procedures in December 2013 (cm 8769). A response to the Committee’s views on section 4 support was set out on page 18-19.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
HL2277 more like this
HL2278 more like this
HL2280 more like this
HL2281 more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:17:55.7481075Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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3691
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
45998
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-31more like thismore than 2014-03-31
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office 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 To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Quarterly Data Summary for any department does not include data for the current period, for the year to date, and for the full year forecast. more like this
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Lord Mendelsohn more like this
star this property uin HL6476 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 2014-04-24more like thismore than 2014-04-24
unstar this property answer text <p>In each quarter of the 2013/14 financial year, 15 of the 17 departments taking part in the Quarterly Data Summary process have provided all of the information requested. In quarter 3, the most recent quarter for which data is available, average completion was 96%.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN HL6493 more like this
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less than 2014-04-24T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-24T12:00:00.00Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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4286
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mendelsohn more like this
46396
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-01more like thismore than 2014-04-01
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office 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 To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Quarterly Data Summary for any department does not include the data compared (1) to budget, (2) to the same period in the previous year, and (3) to the end of year target. more like this
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Lord Mendelsohn more like this
star this property uin HL6493 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 2014-04-24more like thismore than 2014-04-24
unstar this property answer text <p>In each quarter of the 2013/14 financial year, 15 of the 17 departments taking part in the Quarterly Data Summary process have provided all of the information requested. In quarter 3, the most recent quarter for which data is available, average completion was 96%.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN HL6476 more like this
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less than 2014-04-24T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-24T12:00:00.00Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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4286
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mendelsohn more like this
47395
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office 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 To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress has been made towards preparing the Cabinet Office's Precedent Book for declassification; and whether a target date can be set and announced for its release at the National Archives. more like this
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Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield more like this
star this property uin HL6627 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 2014-04-24more like thismore than 2014-04-24
unstar this property answer text <p>Progress continues to be made but it would be premature to indicate a date for declassification.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates remove filter
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less than 2014-04-24T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-24T12:00:00.00Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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4189
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield more like this
47401
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office 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 To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to increase the number of young people registered to vote. more like this
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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon more like this
star this property uin HL6633 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 2014-04-24more like thismore than 2014-04-24
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>The government has announced that five national organisations and all 363 local authorities and valuation joint boards in Great Britain are sharing £4.2 million funding to promote voter registration amongst under registered groups, which includes young people.</p><p>The Cabinet Office has also written to electoral registration officers encouraging them to use this funding to support the delivery of Rock Enrol!, a learning resource which provides an opportunity for young people to register to vote and enables them to discuss the importance of doing so.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates remove filter
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less than 2014-04-24T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-24T12:00:00.00Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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3703
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Royall of Blaisdon more like this
47403
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office 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 To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to promote voter registration in schools. more like this
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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon more like this
star this property uin HL6635 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 2014-04-24more like thismore than 2014-04-24
unstar this property answer text <p>The introduction of Individual Electoral Registration will enable online registration for the first time and will make the process of registering to vote more convenient for electors, including students.</p><p>The new national curriculum for teaching from 2014 includes an improved programme of study for citizenship education. At key stage 4 pupils will be taught about democratic participation and how to influence decisions locally, nationally and beyond.</p><p>The Cabinet Office has also made available Rock Enrol!; a free learning resource which not only provides an opportunity for young people to register to vote, but enables them to discuss the importance of doing so.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates remove filter
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less than 2014-04-24T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-24T12:00:00.00Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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3703
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Royall of Blaisdon more like this