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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2014-06-09more like thismore than 2014-06-09
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading New Businesses: Loans 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 Business, Innovation and Skills, how many Start Up Loans applications have been supported by each approved provider of Start Up Loans mentoring services in each region in which the new company was based or planned to be based. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chesterfield more like this
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Toby Perkins more like this
star this property uin 199740 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 2014-06-16more like thismore than 2014-06-16
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>All loan recipients in all regions receiving a start-up loan are offered mentoring, although take up of support services is not a mandatory condition of making the facility available. The number of loans made in each region will be placed in the Libraries of the House.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
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less than 2014-06-16T16:49:08.733more like thismore than 2014-06-16T16:49:08.733
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less than 2014-06-17T14:06:28.4358216Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-17T14:06:28.4358216Z
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star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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star this property file name aTTACHMENT TO 199740.docx more like this
star this property title Start up Loan applications more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Sevenoaks more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Fallon more like this
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star this property file name aTTACHMENT TO 199740.docx more like this
star this property title Start up Loan applications more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Toby Perkins more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2014-06-17more like thismore than 2014-06-17
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Bronzefield Prison 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 Justice, whether (a) the prison governor or (b) another official gave permission for the performance of Sister Act in HMP Bronzefield in February and March 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tooting more like this
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Sadiq Khan more like this
star this property uin 201121 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 2014-06-23more like thismore than 2014-06-23
star this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">Former employees of the Trusts have transferred to the new organisations, namely the National Probation Service (NPS) and the 21 Community Rehabilitation Companies. A small number of Chief Executives have taken early retirement or are due to do so over the next few weeks. There have also been a number of departures at Assistant Chief Officer (ACO) level. These were part of the normal turnover of staff; details of these are not held centrally.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">HM Prison Bronzefield is a private (contracted out) prison and therefore any activities in the establishment are the decision of the Director of that prison. The production of the performance of Sister Act was arranged between Sodexo Justice Services and the respective parties. Therefore this is not part of the contractual agreement between Ministry of Justice (MOJ) and Sodexo Justice Services.</ins></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bermondsey and Old Southwark more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hughes more like this
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less than 2014-06-23T16:46:18.203more like thismore than 2014-06-23T16:46:18.203
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less than 2014-06-25T12:03:56.2717409Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-25T12:03:56.2717409Z
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star this property label Biography information for Simon Hughes more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Bermondsey and Old Southwark more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hughes more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Simon Hughes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sadiq Khan more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2014-06-19more like thismore than 2014-06-19
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House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property answering dept id 18 more like this
star this property answering dept short name House of Commons Commission more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property hansard heading Parliamentary Information and Communications Technology Service 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 hon. Member for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross representing the House of Commons Commission, which contractors have been hired by PICT during the current financial year; and which such contractors have had their contracts terminated due to poor performance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dunfermline and West Fife more like this
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Thomas Docherty more like this
star this property uin 201451 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 2014-06-24more like thismore than 2014-06-24
star this property answer text <p>So far during the financial year 2014/15 PICT has employed <del class="ministerial">57</del><ins class="ministerial">61</ins> contractors, of whom <del class="ministerial">14</del><ins class="ministerial">15</ins> have been supporting services for Members. Further details cannot be provided without identifying individuals. Many are on short term contracts. None has had a contract terminated early.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross more like this
star this property answering member printed John Thurso more like this
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less than 2014-06-24T10:19:35.157more like thismore than 2014-06-24T10:19:35.157
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less than 2014-06-26T12:08:43.3091507Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-26T12:08:43.3091507Z
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star this property label Biography information for Viscount Thurso more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross more like this
star this property answering member printed John Thurso more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Viscount Thurso more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Thomas Docherty more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2014-06-12more like thismore than 2014-06-12
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Learning Disability: Health Services 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 To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that people with learning disabilities are not excluded from NHS England's five-year strategic plan for National Health Service commissioners to improve quality of and access to health care, outlined in Everyone Counts: Planning for Patients 2014/15–2018/19. more like this
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Baroness Hollins more like this
star this property uin HL322 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 2014-06-26more like thismore than 2014-06-26
star this property answer text <p>The Government's Mandate to NHS England, sets out our ambitions for the health service, which include an objective that NHS England ensures clinical commissioning groups work with local authorities to ensure that vulnerable people, particularly those with learning disabilities and autism, receive safe, appropriate, high quality care. NHS England sets out how it will achieve the objectives in the Mandate in its 2014-15 – 2016-17 business plan. The Government will hold NHS England to account for its achievement.</p><p> </p><p><em>Everyone Counts: Planning for Patients 2014/15 to 2018/19</em>sets out a framework within which commissioners will need to work with providers and partners in local government to develop five year plans to secure the continuity of sustainable high quality care for all. Building on <em>Everyone Counts</em>, NHS England is beginning a programme of work to consider how to improve quality of and access to health care for people with learning disabilities. Within the framework there is specific reference to <em>Transforming Care: A national response to Winterbourne View Hospital. </em>This is a non-negotiable item that NHS England expects to be part of every relationship between commissioners and providers. As part of this, clinical commissioning groups, local authorities and specialised commissioners should work together to implement the core specification which describes the core principles that must be present in all education, health and social care services for children, young people, adults and older people with learning disabilities and/or autism who either display, or are at risk of displaying, behaviour that challenges.</p><p> </p><p>NHS England is committed to work to reduce premature mortality amongst people with learning disability, including actions in response to the Confidential Inquiry into Premature Deaths of People with Learning Disabilities.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2014-06-26T14:01:36.177Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-26T14:01:36.177Z
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less than 2014-06-26T15:34:49.2071264Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-26T15:34:49.2071264Z
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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star this property answering member printed Earl Baldwin of Bewdley more like this
star this property answering member 3446
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Hollins more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2014-06-30more like thismore than 2014-06-30
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Schools: Standards 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 To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the remarks by Elizabeth Truss MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Education and Childcare, that "our 15 year-olds are up to three years behind their peers in the top-performing countries in reading and mathematics", what action they propose to address this. more like this
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Lord Quirk more like this
star this property uin HL698 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 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Education believes that improving the quality of teaching in literacy and numeracy is crucial to building the foundation for future study and work. The Government has revised the national curriculum and set more rigorous and challenging content in English and mathematics to match the highest performing countries around the world. The new programmes of study for English and maths will challenge pupils to realise their potential in an increasingly competitive global market.</p><p> </p><p>The new maths GCSE will have more content, be more challenging and – alongside English - will be double weighted in school performance tables. The Department has recently allocated £11 million to fund <del class="ministerial">over</del> 32 new maths hubs to support a more challenging maths GCSE to improve the quality of maths education. This initiative, which includes a teacher exchange programme with Shanghai, will enable every school and college in England, from early years to the post-16 sector, to access locally-tailored support in all areas of maths teaching and learning.</p><p> </p><p>The new national curriculum for English places a greater emphasis on reading and requires pupils to study a range of books, poems and plays.</p><p>The national curriculum for English will give teachers greater flexibility and freedom which will help to raise standards and expectations for all pupils. It has been significantly slimmed down and will free up teachers to use their professional judgement to design curricula that meet the needs of their pupils.</p><p> </p><p>The new English language GCSE will place greater demands on pupils and has more emphasis on those skills demanded by employers. The new English literature GCSE will build on this foundation, and encourage students to read, write and think critically.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Nash more like this
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less than 2014-07-08T15:42:37.307Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-08T15:42:37.307Z
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less than 2014-07-09T15:07:12.1098723Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-09T15:07:12.1098723Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Nash more like this
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star this property answering member printed Lord Nash more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Nash more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Quirk more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2014-07-14more like thismore than 2014-07-14
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: Liverpool 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 is their assessment of the relative impact on Liverpool, compared to Leeds and Manchester, if neither HS2 nor the proposed HS3 rail links are connected to the city. more like this
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Lord Birt more like this
star this property uin HL1070 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 2014-07-18more like thismore than 2014-07-18
star this property answer text <p>The high level assessments of potential options for the route of Phase Two of HS2, including options for serving Liverpool, were published and can be found at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/options-for-phase-two-of-the-high-speed-rail-network" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/options-for-phase-two-of-the-high-speed-rail-network</a>.</p><p> </p><p>The potential route of HS3 to introduce improved rail links in the North has not been decided. The plans are at an early stage. The Government has asked Sir David Higgins to produce a Plan for bringing the benefits of high speed rail to the north more quickly, as well as initial proposals for faster east-west connections – including options on route, timescales and cost, and to deliver this in the Autumn. This will start the process by which we can have a proper debate about the future of rail connectivity in the North.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-07-18T11:00:40.433Z
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less than 2014-07-21T11:16:51.0168651Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-21T11:16:51.0168651Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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star this property answering member printed Baroness Adams of Craigielea more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Birt more like this
61513
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2014-06-11more like thismore than 2014-06-11
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading European General Court 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 To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will be publishing a response to proposals from the European Court of Justice for new rules of procedure that would permit the General Court to take into account, in actions for annulment, confidential information that has not been shown to some of the parties to the proceedings. more like this
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Lord Pannick more like this
star this property uin HL291 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 2014-06-19more like thismore than 2014-06-19
star this property answer text <p>The Government issued an Explanatory Memorandum on the 25 <del class="ministerial">May</del> <ins class="ministerial">April</ins> in which it highlighted these proposals as a matter of particular interest. This is a complex and sensitive issue which Governments across the EU are very carefully considering. We are aware of parliamentary interest in this issue and will continue to update on developments. Under the Treaty on European Union national security remains the sole responsibility of each Member State.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Warsi more like this
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less than 2014-06-19T11:56:31.333Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-19T11:56:31.333Z
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less than 2014-07-23T14:51:10.3290154Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-23T14:51:10.3290154Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Warsi more like this
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star this property answering member printed Baroness Warsi more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Warsi more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Pannick more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2014-06-12more like thismore than 2014-06-12
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Army: Recruitment 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 Defence, if he will estimate the (a) monthly and (b) total additional cost to date for paying Capita as if it was meeting quantity and quality standards for recruitments in the Recruiting Partnering Project. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Moray more like this
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Angus Robertson more like this
star this property uin 200381 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 2014-06-23more like thismore than 2014-06-23
star this property answer text <p>Between its launch in March 2012 to 31 March 2014, the Army has paid Capita £100.380 million for the Recruiting Partnering Project. The Recruiting Partnering Project remains within the overall agreed cost of £1.360 <ins class="ministerial">billion. </ins><del class="ministerial">million.</del><br /><br />My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Defence (Philip Hammond) set out on 14 January 2014 the cost of Capita providing a new Information Technology platform as part of the Recruiting Partnering Project (Official Report: column 716). At the time, these costs were expected to be around £47.7 million directly linked to the change of hosting provision. Since this statement, these costs have reduced to around £42.9 million. <br /><br />As previously stated by the Secretary of State on 14 January, there has been an additional cost of around £1 million per month to run the Capita system. This includes costs for additional manpower.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
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less than 2014-06-23T16:43:56.43Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-23T16:43:56.43Z
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less than 2014-08-01T09:48:10.9953114Zmore like thismore than 2014-08-01T09:48:10.9953114Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Angus Robertson more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2014-06-30more like thismore than 2014-06-30
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Police Cautions 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 Justice, how many cautions have been issued for offences of (a) murder, (b) rape, (c) sexual assault, (d) robbery and (e) burglary in (i) each year between 2010 and 2013 and (ii) each month since January 2013. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Darlington more like this
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Jenny Chapman more like this
star this property uin 203136 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 2014-07-07more like thismore than 2014-07-07
star this property answer text <p>The number of offenders (including young people) cautioned, for offences of rape, sexual assault, robbery and burglary, by months in England and Wales from 2010 to 2013 (latest available) can be viewed in the table. There were no cautions administered for murder.</p><p><del class="ministerial">Simple cautions (previously police cautions) are a non-statutory disposal available to the police to dispose of any offence committed by an adult and designed for dealing with low level, mainly first time offending. The Government does not believe that cautions are appropriate for serious offences. We issued new guidelines on 14 November 2014 following a detailed review of how cautions were being used by police forces, and are strengthening the law to prevent cautions being used for serious offences.</del></p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Justice issues guidance on the process to be followed by the police and the CPS when they are administering simple cautions for adult offenders. This guidance states that the use of a simple caution for indictable only offences, such as rape, should only be given following authorisation by the CPS. These will be cases where there were exceptional circumstances which would mean that it was not in the public interest to prosecute.</p><p> </p><p>The overall number of simple cautions issued has halved since 2007. The cautioning rate, that is, the number of offenders cautioned as a percentage of offenders who were either cautioned or convicted, in 2013 was 20 per cent; this has declined from a peak of 31 per cent in 2007.</p><p>The Government is clear that serious offences should always be brought to court and to ensure that there is increased public confidence in the justice system last year announced limits on the use of simple cautions. These changes restrict the use of cautions for indictable only offences and certain serious either way offences unless there are exceptional circumstances and a senior police officer, as well as the CPS for certain cases, has agreed that a caution should be administered.</p><p>The MOJ guidance on Adult Simple Cautions was amended in November last year to reflect these changes, and we are currently legislating in the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill to place statutory restrictions around their use.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Ashford more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Green more like this
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less than 2014-07-07T15:20:18.13Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-07T15:20:18.13Z
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less than 2014-08-28T11:45:56.4853257Zmore like thismore than 2014-08-28T11:45:56.4853257Z
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star this property label Biography information for Damian Green more like this
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star this property file name Offenders cautioned(1)(2) for selected offences, by month, England and Wales, 2010-2013(3).xls more like this
star this property title Offenders cautioned for selected offences -2010-13 more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Ashford more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Green more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Damian Green more like this
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star this property file name Offenders cautioned(1)(2) for selected offences, by month, England and Wales, 2010-2013(3).xls more like this
star this property title Offenders cautioned for selected offences -2010-13 more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jenny Chapman more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2014-06-11more like thismore than 2014-06-11
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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 Passports 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 the Home Department, how many applications for (a) new passports and (b) passport renewals there have been in the last year; and what the annual change in such figures has been. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dudley North more like this
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Ian Austin more like this
star this property uin 200217 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 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>During the period between 1 June 2013 and 31 May 2014, Her Majesty's Passport Office <br />received <del class="ministerial">1,446,983</del> <ins class="ministerial">1,425,885</ins> first time passport applications and <del class="ministerial">4,528,751</del> <ins class="ministerial">4,461,343</ins> passport <br />renewal applications.<br /><br />This compares with 1,346,246 first time applications and 4,036,267 passport <br />renewal applications during the period between 1 June 2012 and 31 May 2013.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2014-07-08T14:03:02.687Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-08T14:03:02.687Z
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less than 2014-09-02T14:35:59.8202456Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-02T14:35:59.8202456Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ian Austin more like this