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167612
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-03more like thismore than 2014-12-03
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Poverty: Children 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, further to the comments by Lord Freud in the Grand Committee debate on the Child Poverty Act 2010 (Persistent Poverty Targets) Regulations 2014, that the facts Lord McAvoy had quoted were "simply not true" (HL Deb, 25 November, col GC 263), how they were not true. more like this
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Lord McAvoy remove filter
star this property uin HL3387 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-08more like thismore than 2014-12-08
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p>I wrote to the Noble Peer on this issue on 4<sup>th</sup> December 2014. I have placed a copy of this letter in the library of the House and have also attached it to this response.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
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less than 2014-12-08T15:43:27.97Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-08T15:43:27.97Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
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star this property file name Letter to Lord McAvoy 4.12.14.PDF more like this
star this property title Letter to Lord McAvoy 4th Dec 2014 more like this
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4158
star this property label Biography information for Lord McAvoy more like this
65813
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-03more like thismore than 2014-07-03
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Scotland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 2 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Scotland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
star this property hansard heading Constitutions: Scotland 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 discussions they have had with the First Minister of Scotland, Alex Salmond, with regard to an interim constitution for Scotland; and what was the outcome of any discussions that took place. more like this
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Lord McAvoy remove filter
star this property uin HL805 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>There have been no discussions with the Scottish Government on an interim constitution for Scotland.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
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less than 2014-07-08T12:49:42.1295288Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-08T12:49:42.1295288Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
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4158
star this property label Biography information for Lord McAvoy more like this
79726
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-29more like thismore than 2014-07-29
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The Lord Chairman of Committees more like this
star this property answering dept id 200 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Chairman of Committees (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading Parliamentary Information and Communications Technology Service 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 the Chairman of Committees how many staff are employed by PICT in each senior pay band; and what has been the average yearly increase in salary for each band in each of the last five years. more like this
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Lord McAvoy remove filter
star this property uin HL1618 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-08-04more like thismore than 2014-08-04
unstar this property answer text <p>PICT employs 1 member of staff at senior pay band 2 and 4 at senior pay band 1.</p><p> </p><p>Pay for senior staff in the House of Commons, under whose terms and conditions PICT staff are paid, has increased over the last 5 years as follows:</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial year</p></td><td><p>Percentage increase</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>13/14</p></td><td><p>yet to be agreed</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>12/13</p></td><td><p>0%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>11/12</p></td><td><p>0%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>10/11</p></td><td><p>0%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>09/10</p></td><td><p>2.3%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>08/09</p></td><td><p>2.5%</p></td></tr></tbody></table> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Sewel more like this
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less than 2014-08-04T10:44:46.1444877Zmore like thismore than 2014-08-04T10:44:46.1444877Z
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2124
star this property label Biography information for Lord Sewel more like this
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4158
star this property label Biography information for Lord McAvoy more like this
170064
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-12more like thismore than 2014-12-12
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Shared Spaces 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 given guidance to local authorities regarding the installation of shared space pedestrian crossings. more like this
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Lord McAvoy remove filter
star this property uin HL3699 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
unstar this property answer text <p>The design of traffic management schemes, including whether to install a shared space scheme, is the responsibility of local authorities. Shared space may incorporate what are sometimes called ‘courtesy crossings’, but these have no formal definition. They are similar in principle to informal dropped kerb crossings, which can be used to provide a crossing place where a controlled crossing is not justified.</p><p> </p><p>The Department for Transport’s guidance on shared space schemes is given in the attached Local Transport Note 1/11: Shared Space.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has also circulated to local authorities guidance produced by the National Federation for the Blind on ‘Access for Blind People in Towns’.</p><p> </p><p>The Department receives correspondence on issues relating to all aspects of traffic management, including shared space. The correspondents range from individual members of the public to local authorities, engineering practitioners, and campaign groups.</p><p> </p><p>The Department’s road safety statistics do not record whether an incident took place on a courtesy crossing, as these are not defined.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
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HL3700 more like this
HL3701 more like this
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less than 2014-12-18T13:11:03.073Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-18T13:11:03.073Z
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1557
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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star this property file name HL3699 - Local Transport Note 1-11.pdf more like this
star this property title Local Transport Note 1/11 more like this
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4158
star this property label Biography information for Lord McAvoy more like this
170065
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-12more like thismore than 2014-12-12
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Shared Spaces 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 received any representations regarding the installation of shared space pedestrian crossings. more like this
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Lord McAvoy remove filter
star this property uin HL3700 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
unstar this property answer text <p>The design of traffic management schemes, including whether to install a shared space scheme, is the responsibility of local authorities. Shared space may incorporate what are sometimes called ‘courtesy crossings’, but these have no formal definition. They are similar in principle to informal dropped kerb crossings, which can be used to provide a crossing place where a controlled crossing is not justified.</p><p> </p><p>The Department for Transport’s guidance on shared space schemes is given in the attached Local Transport Note 1/11: Shared Space.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has also circulated to local authorities guidance produced by the National Federation for the Blind on ‘Access for Blind People in Towns’.</p><p> </p><p>The Department receives correspondence on issues relating to all aspects of traffic management, including shared space. The correspondents range from individual members of the public to local authorities, engineering practitioners, and campaign groups.</p><p> </p><p>The Department’s road safety statistics do not record whether an incident took place on a courtesy crossing, as these are not defined.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL3699 more like this
HL3701 more like this
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less than 2014-12-18T13:11:03.247Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-18T13:11:03.247Z
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1557
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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star this property file name HL3699 - Local Transport Note 1-11.pdf more like this
star this property title Local Transport Note 1/11 more like this
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4158
star this property label Biography information for Lord McAvoy more like this
170066
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-12more like thismore than 2014-12-12
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Shared Spaces 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 statistics they have on the number of accidents where a shared space pedestrian crossing has been installed; and whether those statistics indicate an increase in such accidents. more like this
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Lord McAvoy remove filter
star this property uin HL3701 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
unstar this property answer text <p>The design of traffic management schemes, including whether to install a shared space scheme, is the responsibility of local authorities. Shared space may incorporate what are sometimes called ‘courtesy crossings’, but these have no formal definition. They are similar in principle to informal dropped kerb crossings, which can be used to provide a crossing place where a controlled crossing is not justified.</p><p> </p><p>The Department for Transport’s guidance on shared space schemes is given in the attached Local Transport Note 1/11: Shared Space.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has also circulated to local authorities guidance produced by the National Federation for the Blind on ‘Access for Blind People in Towns’.</p><p> </p><p>The Department receives correspondence on issues relating to all aspects of traffic management, including shared space. The correspondents range from individual members of the public to local authorities, engineering practitioners, and campaign groups.</p><p> </p><p>The Department’s road safety statistics do not record whether an incident took place on a courtesy crossing, as these are not defined.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL3699 more like this
HL3700 more like this
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less than 2014-12-18T13:11:03.4Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-18T13:11:03.4Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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star this property file name HL3699 - Local Transport Note 1-11.pdf more like this
star this property title Local Transport Note 1/11 more like this
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4158
star this property label Biography information for Lord McAvoy more like this
167613
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-03more like thismore than 2014-12-03
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Personal Income 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 response to the report by the London School of Economics and the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex on changes to benefits, income tax and income distribution. more like this
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Lord McAvoy remove filter
star this property uin HL3388 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-16more like thismore than 2014-12-16
unstar this property answer text <p>The distributional analysis published alongside Autumn Statement 2014, and at every fiscal event since the government came into office, represents the most complete, rigorous and detailed record of the impact of this government’s policies on households. Unlike other analyses, it looks not only at the effect of direct tax and welfare decisions, but also the impact of changes to indirect tax (such as the freeze to fuel duty) and changes to spending on public services.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>This analysis clearly shows that the richest households have made the largest contribution towards reducing the deficit. In fact, by 2015-16 the net cash contribution to reducing the deficit of the richest 20 per cent will be larger than the net contribution of the remaining 80 per cent put together.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Deighton more like this
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less than 2014-12-16T16:54:42.67Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-16T16:54:42.67Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Deighton more like this
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4158
star this property label Biography information for Lord McAvoy more like this
174938
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star this property date less than 2015-01-21more like thismore than 2015-01-21
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The Lord Chairman of Committees more like this
star this property answering dept id 200 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Chairman of Committees (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading Parliament: Computer Software 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 the Chairman of Committees how much it cost to procure the latest Microsoft Outlook system for use in Parliament; whether the system is working to specification; and what is being done about any problems encountered so far. more like this
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Lord McAvoy remove filter
star this property uin HL4317 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-02-03more like thismore than 2015-02-03
unstar this property answer text <p>The latest version of Outlook was included in Parliament’s rollout of Microsoft Office 365 during 2014 as part of the Improved Access to Services (IATS) project. IATS also delivered other new services but the costs of that project identifiable as directly related to Microsoft Outlook were £355,667 in 2013-14 and £158,802 in 2014-15 (including VAT).</p><p>In addition, Parliament provides each user with Microsoft Windows and its associated Office 365 software at a cost of £98.75 (not including VAT) per user per year.</p><p>The service has been deployed to over 7,000 users on the Parliamentary network and the overall system is working to specification. A number of users have reported some issues. In particular they have raised concerns about the design of the new Outlook interface and some have reported problems with passwords needing to be re-entered. Both of these issues have been raised with Microsoft.</p><p>If any Member is experiencing difficulties then Parliamentary ICT (PICT) is ready to offer assistance.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Sewel more like this
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less than 2015-02-03T11:56:24.887Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-03T11:56:24.887Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Sewel more like this
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4158
star this property label Biography information for Lord McAvoy more like this