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456020
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-02-29more like thismore than 2016-02-29
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Lobbying remove filter
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 Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to his oral contribution of 25 February 2016, Official Report, column 486, when he plans to bring proposals for an anti-lobbying clause in Government grant agreements to the House for debate. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Patrick Grady more like this
star this property uin 28850 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-03-07more like thismore than 2016-03-07
star this property answer text <p>The grants clause will help to ensure that grant funding is always used for the intended purpose. It will <ins class="ministerial">not</ins> prevent organisations from using their own privately raised funds to campaign as they see fit. Given the clear intention of the clause, To ensure taxpayers’ money is well spent, there are no plans to debate it at present.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock remove filter
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48997
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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4070
star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
49287
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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4070
star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2016-03-07T08:52:42.537Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-07T08:52:42.537Z
star this property question first ministerially corrected
less than 2016-03-09T11:03:02.363Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-09T11:03:02.363Z
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4070
star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
star this property tabling member
4432
unstar this property label Biography information for Patrick Grady more like this
454048
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-02-23more like thismore than 2016-02-23
star this property answering body
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
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Lobbying remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what representations he has received outlining concerns related to his Department's new anti-lobbying policy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Richard Burden more like this
star this property uin 28110 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 2016-03-03more like thismore than 2016-03-03
star this property answer text <p>The few representations received about implementation of the new clause in Government grants have given us the opportunity to explain that the clause does not stop grant recipients from lobbying, but prevents them from spending government grant funded by taxpayers given for a different purpose on lobbying.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock remove filter
star this property question first answered
less than 2016-03-03T13:13:56.65Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-03T13:13:56.65Z
star this property answering member
4070
star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
star this property tabling member
301
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
454926
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-02-24more like thismore than 2016-02-24
star this property answering body
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
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Lobbying remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will estimate how many (a) people and (b) organisations will be affected by the interim guidance on the new anti-lobbying clause in government grant agreements. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Richard Burden more like this
star this property uin 28255 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 2016-03-08more like thismore than 2016-03-08
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is not held centrally. We are currently working on improving the data collected on grants through the development of an internal Government Grants Information System. The clause will apply to all grants except in exceptional circumstances as set out at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-grants-register" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-grants-register</a>.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock remove filter
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less than 2016-03-08T11:48:38.43Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-08T11:48:38.43Z
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4070
star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
star this property tabling member
301
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
455215
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-02-25more like thismore than 2016-02-25
star this property answering body
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
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Lobbying remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will issue a response to EDM 1138, Anti-lobbying Clause in Government Grant Agreements. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Patrick Grady more like this
star this property uin 28436 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 2016-03-02more like thismore than 2016-03-02
star this property answer text <p>The grants clause announced on 6 February prevents recipients of taxpayer-funded grants from using them to lobby rather than for the purposes for which they were given.</p><p>The clause does not prevent grant recipients from meeting with ministers, responding to public consultations or giving evidence to select committees.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock remove filter
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less than 2016-03-02T10:55:15.373Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-02T10:55:15.373Z
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4070
star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
star this property previous answer version
48399
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
star this property answering member
4070
star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
star this property tabling member
4432
unstar this property label Biography information for Patrick Grady more like this
457452
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-03-03more like thismore than 2016-03-03
star this property answering body
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
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Lobbying remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether local authorities will be required to seek specific permission from Ministers in the Department for Communities and Local Government if they wish to provide an exemption from the anti-advocacy clause in a grant agreement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barking more like this
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Margaret Hodge more like this
star this property uin 29626 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 2016-03-10more like thismore than 2016-03-10
star this property answer text <p>The new clause applies to all central government grants. We expect that exemptions will be rare and these will need to be approved by the relevant Minister.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock remove filter
star this property question first answered
less than 2016-03-10T14:10:30.157Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-10T14:10:30.157Z
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4070
star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
star this property tabling member
140
unstar this property label Biography information for Dame Margaret Hodge more like this
457454
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-03-03more like thismore than 2016-03-03
star this property answering body
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
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Lobbying remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, for what reason no formal consultation was issued on the introduction of an anti-advocacy clause into grant agreements. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barking more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Margaret Hodge more like this
star this property uin 29627 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 2016-03-10more like thismore than 2016-03-10
star this property answer text <p>At present there are insufficient checks and balances to make sure that taxpayers funds are not being diverted away from their intended purpose and wasted on political campaigning and political lobbying. This clause has been successfully piloted by the Department for Communities and Local Government for the last year, without any adverse effect on grant recipients’ ability to campaign using their own funds.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock remove filter
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less than 2016-03-10T14:08:26.87Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-10T14:08:26.87Z
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4070
star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
star this property tabling member
140
unstar this property label Biography information for Dame Margaret Hodge more like this
475586
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-03-15more like thismore than 2016-03-15
star this property answering body
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
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Lobbying remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent discussions he has had with representatives of science and research and charity organisations on the potential effect of including anti-lobbying clauses in grant agreements. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brent North more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Barry Gardiner more like this
star this property uin 31171 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 2016-03-24more like thismore than 2016-03-24
star this property answer text <p>The new clause in government grants makes sure that taxpayers’ money is not diverted from their intended purpose and wasted on political campaigning and political lobbying.</p><p>As indicated at the House of Lords Science Technology Committee, BIS and Cabinet Office are looking into how this new clause will apply to academic research.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock remove filter
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less than 2016-03-24T16:42:19.18Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-24T16:42:19.18Z
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4070
star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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52584
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
star this property answering member
4070
star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Barry Gardiner more like this
513954
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-04-19more like thismore than 2016-04-19
star this property answering body
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
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Lobbying remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what representations his Department has received on the potential effect on universities and university research of the proposed ban on public funds being used to lobby Government. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Mr Andrew Smith more like this
star this property uin 34672 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 2016-05-04more like thismore than 2016-05-04
star this property answer text <p>As I made clear in the House on 27 April, we are continuing to consider the comments of all interested parties, ahead of the introduction into grant agreements of the clause aimed at protecting taxpayers' money from being wasted on government lobbying government. We are pausing the implementation, pending a review of the representations made, and to give further time to consider any necessary adjustments to the wording of the clause, or the policy on its implementation, to help to deliver this policy in the best possible way for all involved.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 34674 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2016-05-04T09:44:56.433Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-04T09:44:56.433Z
star this property answering member
4070
star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
star this property tabling member
95
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Andrew Smith more like this
513955
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-04-19more like thismore than 2016-04-19
star this property answering body
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
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Lobbying remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what discussions his Department has had with universities on the potential effect on university research of the proposed ban on public funds being used to lobby Government. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mr Andrew Smith more like this
star this property uin 34673 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 2016-05-03more like thismore than 2016-05-03
star this property answer text <p>This information can only be obtained at disproportionate cost. Details of ministerial meetings are provided in transparency documents available on Gov.uk.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock remove filter
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less than 2016-05-03T11:38:41.873Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-03T11:38:41.873Z
star this property answering member
4070
star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
star this property tabling member
95
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Andrew Smith more like this
513956
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-04-19more like thismore than 2016-04-19
star this property answering body
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
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Lobbying remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will make it his policy to exempt universities and university research from the proposed ban on non-government organisations using funds from Government to lobby Government. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Mr Andrew Smith more like this
star this property uin 34674 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 2016-05-04more like thismore than 2016-05-04
star this property answer text <p>As I made clear in the House on 27 April, we are continuing to consider the comments of all interested parties, ahead of the introduction into grant agreements of the clause aimed at protecting taxpayers' money from being wasted on government lobbying government. We are pausing the implementation, pending a review of the representations made, and to give further time to consider any necessary adjustments to the wording of the clause, or the policy on its implementation, to help to deliver this policy in the best possible way for all involved.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 34672 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2016-05-04T09:44:56.497Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-04T09:44:56.497Z
star this property answering member
4070
star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
star this property tabling member
95
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Andrew Smith more like this