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star this property date less than 2019-10-15more like thismore than 2019-10-15
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Age: Discrimination more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps the Government is taking to tackle ageism in the workplace. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cheltenham more like this
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Alex Chalk more like this
star this property uin 735 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 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
star this property answer text <p>The Equality Act 2010, provides strong protection against direct and indirect age discrimination in employment and makes it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against an employee or a job applicant because of their age, unless the employer can justify it as a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim.</p><p> </p><p>To tackle ageism in the workplace, Business in the Community have produced a toolkit which provides guidance and support to employers in getting started with age inclusion in the workplace and includes a three-step process based on Look, Listen, Act. <a href="https://age.bitc.org.uk/all-resources/toolkits/getting-started-age-look-listen-act-toolkit-will-guide-and-support-getting" target="_blank">https://age.bitc.org.uk/all-resources/toolkits/getting-started-age-look-listen-act-toolkit-will-guide-and-support-getting</a></p><p> </p><p>More widely, Government is taking steps to ensure that older workers are supported to remain in or return to the labour market, the Government has removed the Default Retirement Age meaning most people can choose when to retire, and extended the right to request flexible working to all employees with 26 weeks’ continuous service with their employer.</p><p> </p><p>In February 2017, the UK Government published “Fuller Working Lives: a partnership approach” to set out the role employers, individuals and Government can play in supporting fuller working lives.</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/587654/fuller-working-lives-a-partnership-approach.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/587654/fuller-working-lives-a-partnership-approach.pdf</a>.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has also appointed Andy Briggs as Business Champion for Older Workers to spearhead the Government’s work to support employers to retain, retrain and recruit older workers. Andy Briggs and the Business In The Community Age at Work leadership team actively promote the benefits of older workers to employers across England.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-10-22T09:10:22.373Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T09:10:22.373Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Alex Chalk more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Children: Day Care more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether the Scottish Government has requested that her Department administer the new Scottish child payment and; and what estimate she has made of the cost of administering that payment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wirral South more like this
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Alison McGovern more like this
star this property uin 294146 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>The Scottish Child Payment will be administered by Social Security Scotland. The Department will assist the Scottish Government where this is feasible. The cost of administration will fall to the Scottish Government.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T09:07:07.307Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T09:07:07.307Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Alison McGovern more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Olympic Games 2012: Procurement more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the procurement contract award process for London 2012 and the Olympic Games. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 262278 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 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>Public procurement for London 2012 was conducted by the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA, an arm's length body of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport until its dissolution in 2014).</p><p> </p><p>ODA procurement processes were subject to the assurance processes laid out in their Assurance Framework (available online via the archived &quot;Learning Legacy&quot; website at <a href="http://learninglegacy.independent.gov.uk/" target="_blank">http://learninglegacy.independent.gov.uk</a>) and included reviews by the National Audit Office and Commission for a Sustainable London 2012.</p><p> </p><p>Procurement outcomes (such as size and quality management of contractors) were assessed as part of the Meta-Evaluation of London 2012, conducted by an independent consortium lead by Grant Thornton for the government (available on the GOV.UK website at <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/224145/Report_5_Economy_Evidence_Base_FINAL.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/224145/Report_5_Economy_Evidence_Base_FINAL.pdf</a>) and the Olympic Games Impact Study (Post-Games Report), conducted by the University of East London for the International Olympic Committee (available on the UEL website at <a href="https://www.uel.ac.uk/research/centre-for-geoinformation-studies/researchareasprojects/ogispostgameslondon2012" target="_blank">https://www.uel.ac.uk/research/centre-for-geoinformation-studies/researchareasprojects/ogispostgameslondon2012</a>).</p>
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T13:29:32.36Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T13:29:32.36Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Olympic Games 2012: Procurement more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department has taken to tackle potential corruption in the awarding of procurement contracts for London 2012 and the Olympic Games. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 262280 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 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>The awarding of public procurement contracts for London 2012 and the Olympic Games was undertaken by the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA), an arm's length body of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, from its start-up in 2005 until its dissolution in 2014.</p><p> </p><p>The ODA tackled potential corruption through:</p><p> </p><ul><li>promoting anti-bribery, corruption, fraud policies and campaigns throughout the Games programme, supported by relevant personnel training and senior management appointments focused on fraud.</li><li>having procurement policies and procedures that were subject to the assurance processes laid out in their Assurance Framework (available online via the archived &quot;Learning Legacy&quot; website at http://learninglegacy.independent.gov.uk) and included reviews by the National Audit Office and Commission for a Sustainable London 2012.</li><li>maintaining rigorous and robust internal audit, peer review and commercial close-out processes that subjected the procurement, contract management and final-accounting of all public contracts to the highest levels of scrutiny.</li></ul><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T13:31:31.083Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T13:31:31.083Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Olympic Games: Paris and Tokyo more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps are being taken to ensure that sub-contractors used for the provision of equipment for Tokyo 2020, Paris 20204 and other major international sports contests comply with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 262287 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 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is a piece of US legislation that relates to the bribery of foreign public officials by US firms and other international firms that use US communications systems. The UK has an equivalent piece of legislation, the Bribery Act 2010, which has a specific section relating to the bribery of foreign public officials by UK firms.</p><p> </p><p>Bribery of foreign officials by US firms is a crime, just as it is in the UK. The UK’s criminal law is equally robust as that of its US counterpart.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T13:36:05.423Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T13:36:05.423Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Olympic Games 2012: Gun Sports more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, to which organisations the shooting traps used in the London 2012 Olympic Games were donated. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 262291 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 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>The shooting traps from the London 2012 Games were part of the technology contract between the London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) and the Games’ official technology partners OMEGA. Government had no role in the traps’ use post-Games.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T13:34:38.887Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T13:34:38.887Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Greyhound Racing: Animal Welfare more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether his Department has plans to establish a statutory greyhound race betting levy to improve the welfare of racing greyhounds. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 269673 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
star this property answer text <p>On 10th January 2019, the Government announced a new funding commitment from bookmakers worth an estimated £3 million this year to ensure the welfare of greyhounds is protected and improved. This commitment is set to increase the total amount of the voluntary levy bookmakers pay to the British Greyhound Racing Fund (BGRF) to an estimated £10m this year. We expect thousands of racing greyhounds are to be better cared for as a result of this new deal.</p><p>Government has no current plans to introduce a statutory levy. We will continue to work with the betting and greyhound industries to make sure that greyhound welfare is safeguarded and remains at the heart of the sport.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-07-04T10:33:50.2Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-04T10:33:50.2Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Gambling: Young People more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to prevent UK sports teams engaging in promotional work with the gambling industry aimed at young people under 18 years-old in other countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Anneliese Dodds more like this
star this property uin 278590 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The Government has no Current plans to legislate on this issue. The Government is proud of our sports teams global appeal and we want this to continue to grow. At the same time our clubs and sporting organisations must ensure that they are responsible when it comes to their relationship with gambling partners both in the UK and abroad.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>The Government expects operators which are licensed by the Gambling Commission to obey the law in other jurisdictions in which they operate. It is first and foremost for the relevant authorities in other jurisdictions to investigate any alleged breaches of their laws.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Operators licensed by the Gambling Commission are required to report any regulatory investigation or finding into their activities in any other jurisdiction. This lets the Commission assess their suitability to hold a licence.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T15:02:27.767Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T15:02:27.767Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Anneliese Dodds more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Big Lottery Fund: Mansfield more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how much Big Lottery funding was allocated to Mansfield constituency in each of the last two years for which data are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mansfield more like this
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Ben Bradley more like this
star this property uin 272931 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 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>Applicants for funding from The National Lottery Community Fund (formerly the Big Lottery Fund) often name their main office as their project delivery location. A high proportion of charities are based in cities and towns, in this instance Nottingham or Sheffield, or have their main office in London, but deliver activity and services to a much wider area. This means figures often don’t reflect the spread of activity and the overall offer of services and projects funded by The National Lottery Community Fund within a particular area.</p><p> </p><p>We have included figures for the last five years as this better reflects the investment in the area over this time frame.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Mansfield Constituency</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial Year</p></td><td><p>Total funding allocated</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>£447,825</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>£2,332,098</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>£4,794,236*</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>£160,237</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19</p></td><td><p>£446,709</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>*2016-17 also includes £4,524,800 from Building Better Opportunities which is a matched fund between the National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T13:51:43.093Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T13:51:43.093Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Ben Bradley more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Rugby: Disability more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how much funding his Department has allocated from the public purse to wheelchair rugby in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mansfield more like this
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Ben Bradley more like this
star this property uin 277844 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>At the grassroots level, Sport England has invested a total of £3,387,319 Lottery and Exchequer funding to support Wheelchair Rugby since 2014/15.</p><p>For the 2013-17 Rio Paralympic cycle, UK Sport invested £3,037,607 into Wheelchair Rugby, and £57,000 into the 2015 BT World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge. In the current 2017-21 Tokyo cycle, UK Sport awarded £50,000 for the GB Wheelchair Rugby team to compete at the 2018 World Championships in Australia, £500,000 from UK Sport's Aspiration Fund, and £50,000 to support their International Relations strategy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T14:22:30.773Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T14:22:30.773Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Ben Bradley more like this