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star this property date less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading House of Lords: Wines more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text The Senior Deputy Speaker how many English (1) still, and (2) sparkling, wines are on sale in (a) retail, and (b) catering, outlets in the House of Lords. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL1160 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-31more like thismore than 2017-07-31
unstar this property answer text <p>The Senior Deputy Speaker has asked me, as Chairman of the Services Committee, to respond on his behalf.</p><p>One English still wine is offered on the menu in the Peers’ Dining Room. One English sparkling wine is offered on the same menu. Both are also available on request in the Barry Room and for events booked through the House of Lords Banqueting Office. No English wines are currently on sale through any other catering outlet or through the House of Lords gift shop.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Laming more like this
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less than 2017-07-31T13:20:33.767Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-31T13:20:33.767Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Laming more like this
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4153
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
748882
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star this property date less than 2017-07-05more like thismore than 2017-07-05
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text The Senior Deputy Speaker how much financial support ("Cranborne money") has been allocated to each political party for the 2017–18 financial year. more like this
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Lord Wigley more like this
star this property uin HL545 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 2017-07-13more like thismore than 2017-07-13
unstar this property answer text <p>For the 2017-18 financial year, the maximum amount available for financial assistance to opposition parties and the Convenor of the Crossbench Peers (“Cranborne money”) is as follows:</p><p>(1) £605,318 to the Labour Party,</p><p>(2) £302,229 to the Liberal Democrats, and</p><p>(3) £91,929 to the Convenor of the Crossbench Peers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2017-07-13T10:42:17.947Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-13T10:42:17.947Z
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4148
star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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547
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Wigley more like this
749914
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star this property date less than 2017-07-10more like thismore than 2017-07-10
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) 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 The Senior Deputy Speaker what was the cost to the House of establishing the parliamentary television channel; and what are the annual costs to the House of maintaining the service. more like this
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Lord Campbell-Savours more like this
star this property uin HL599 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 2017-07-19more like thismore than 2017-07-19
unstar this property answer text <p>Parliamentary broadcasting is a shared service hosted by the House of Commons with the House of Lords recharged its share of the costs. The information held by the House of Lords does not separately identify the set-up costs. For 2016-17 the resource costs recharged to the House of Lords totalled £1,104k for Parliamentary Broadcasting and £118k for the Parliamentary Broadcasting ICT Programme. Capital amounts recharged in 2016-17 were £81k for Parliamentary Broadcasting and £465k for the Parliamentary Broadcasting ICT Programme.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2017-07-19T11:22:52.59Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-19T11:22:52.59Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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499
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Campbell-Savours more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) 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 The Senior Deputy Speaker what is his estimate of the cost arising from the House sitting in September. more like this
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Lord Palmer more like this
star this property uin HL924 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-31more like thismore than 2017-07-31
unstar this property answer text <p>The planning assumption made by the House Administration each year is that there will be a sitting in September. Most activities are scheduled on that basis and costs of September sittings are factored into the original budgets.</p><p> </p><p>On that basis, the main additional cost arising from the House sitting in September is an estimated £4k for cleaning and porterage at the end of maintenance and project works to prepare for the sitting and around £1k of staff overtime for the Parliamentary Maintenance Services Team.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2017-07-31T11:21:10Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-31T11:21:10Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Palmer more like this
755118
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star this property date less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading Parliament: Broadcasting more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text The Senior Deputy Speaker, further to the Written Answer by the Senior Deputy Speaker on 19 July (HL599), what was the full breakdown of the (1) £118,000 resource, and (2) £465,000 capital, costs of the Parliamentary Broadcasting ICT Programme. more like this
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Lord Campbell-Savours more like this
star this property uin HL1126 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-31more like thismore than 2017-07-31
unstar this property answer text <p>A full breakdown of the £118k resource costs and £465k capital costs of the Parliamentary Broadcasting ICT Programme is provided below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><em>Resource</em></p></td><td><p><em>£000</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Staff related costs</p></td><td><p>41</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Storage and maintenance costs</p></td><td><p>12</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Broadcasting and IT costs</p></td><td><p>31</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Consultancy costs</p></td><td><p>12</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Market research services costs</p></td><td><p>22</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>118</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><em>Capital</em></p></td><td><p><em>£000</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>IT software</p></td><td><p>46</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>IT hardware</p></td><td><p>6</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Broadcasting and sound equipment*</p></td><td><p>413</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>465</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>*The figure for capital spend on broadcasting and sound equipment includes investment in infrastructure and technology to maintain and enhance audio, video and broadcasting services, including a new Chamber audio system in each House which accounts for the bulk of this expenditure. New cameras, cabling, signal routing and monitoring equipment have also been installed.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2017-07-31T11:23:49.51Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-31T11:23:49.51Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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499
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Campbell-Savours more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-06-26more like thismore than 2017-06-26
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) 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 The Senior Deputy Speaker, in the event of a vacancy occuring among the 75 hereditary peers who are elected by party or Crossbench groups, how many members would form the electorate for (1) a Conservative vacancy, (2) a Crossbench vacancy, (3) a Liberal Democrat vacancy, and (4) a Labour vacancy. more like this
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Lord Grocott more like this
star this property uin HL175 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-04more like thismore than 2017-07-04
unstar this property answer text <p>If there were a vacancy at present the electorate in each of the groups would be:</p><p>(1) 48 Conservative hereditary peers for a Conservative vacancy,</p><p>(2) 30 Crossbench hereditary peers for a Crossbench vacancy,</p><p>(3) 3 Liberal Democrat hereditary peers for a Liberal Democrat vacancy, and</p><p>(4) 3 Labour hereditary peers for a Labour vacancy.</p><p>If a vacancy occurs amongst the 15 hereditary peers originally elected by the whole House to serve as office-holders, the electorate is all members of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2017-07-04T11:05:35.743Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-04T11:05:35.743Z
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4148
star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Grocott more like this
41712
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star this property date less than 2014-03-05more like thismore than 2014-03-05
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many staff are currently employed for more than 50 per cent of their working week to support the Permanent Secretary of the Cabinet Office in his role as Accounting Officer; and what are their job titles. more like this
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Lord Mendelsohn more like this
star this property uin HL5803 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>Information on staffing within the Cabinet Office is published regularly in our organograms. The most recent includes information from 30 September. It is available here: http://data.gov.uk/organogram/cabinet-office. </p><p> </p><p>The Permanent Secretary of the Cabinet Office in his role as Accounting Officer is currently supported by 10 staff working in his own Private Office and the Financial Management Team.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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less than 2014-03-10T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-10T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mendelsohn more like this
41717
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star this property date less than 2014-03-06more like thismore than 2014-03-06
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many staff are currently employed for more than 50 per cent of their working week to support the Permanent Secretary of the Department for Education in his role as Accounting Officer; and what are their job titles. more like this
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Lord Mendelsohn more like this
star this property uin HL5808 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 2014-03-19more like thismore than 2014-03-19
unstar this property answer text <p>A large proportion of the staff who work in the Department for Education support the Permanent Secretary in his role as Accounting Officer.</p><p>The information requested about those who do so for more than 50% of their working week is not readily available and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Nash more like this
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less than 2014-03-19T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-19T12:00:00.00Z
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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 Mendelsohn more like this
42637
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star this property date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many staff are currently employed for more than 50 per cent of their working week to support the Permanent Secretary of the Department for Work and Pensions in his role as Accounting Officer; and what are their job titles. more like this
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Lord Mendelsohn more like this
star this property uin HL5906 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 2014-03-19more like thismore than 2014-03-19
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>In one sense, all DWP staff support the Accounting Officer through their individual responsibilities to work confidently within the system of control for which the Accounting Officer is ultimately responsible, to ensure the effective operation of a major government department, which will make some £136.4 billion in welfare payments this year.</p><p> </p><p>More narrowly, the Accounting Officer is directly supported in his role by his Finance Director General, the 40 Senior Civil Servants that comprise that DG's senior management team; and - in turn – by other colleagues when they handle issues which require explicit Accounting Officer involvement. </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
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less than 2014-03-19T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-19T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mendelsohn more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 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 in how many schools in England is English not the first language of a majority of pupils. more like this
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Lord Tebbit more like this
star this property uin HL5938 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 2014-03-20more like thismore than 2014-03-20
unstar this property answer text <p>Information on the number and proportion of pupils whose first language is other than English is published as part of the Department for Education's annual statistical release ‘Schools, pupils and their characteristics'. The latest release of this publication is for January 2013 and is available at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/schools-pupils-and-their-characteristics-january-2013" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/schools-pupils-and-their-characteristics-january-2013</a></p><p> </p><p>The underlying data (school level schools pupils) contains information for individual schools, including the proportion of pupils whose first language is other than English.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Nash more like this
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less than 2014-03-20T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-20T12:00:00.00Z
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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 Tebbit more like this