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star this property date less than 2017-03-06more like thismore than 2017-03-06
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The Senior Deputy Speaker 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 Hereditary Peers: By-elections 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 the Senior Deputy Speaker whether he will publish the terms of the agreement with Electoral Reform Services to administer the hereditary peers’ by-elections, including the fees paid and the length of the contract. more like this
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Lord Faulkner of Worcester more like this
star this property uin HL5820 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-03-13more like thismore than 2017-03-13
unstar this property answer text <p>The House has engaged Electoral Reform Services (ERS) to assist with each hereditary peers’ by-election since they were first held in 2003. When the need for a by-election arises ERS are engaged to administer and supervise the by-election and to provide assurance that it conforms to good electoral practice. This arrangement has applied each time a by-election is held. A fee is paid for ERS’ services for each by-election; there is no standing contract under which fees are paid to ERS.</p><p> </p><p>The table below shows the amounts paid to Electoral Reform Services in respect of hereditary peers’ by-elections in each calendar year since 2012.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount paid to Electoral Reform Services</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>Nil</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>£3,550</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>£3,245</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>£5,700</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>£1,200</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017 (to date)</p></td><td><p>Nil</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Amounts are exclusive of VAT.</p><p> </p><p>The House authorities are currently reviewing the procurement arrangements under which services for hereditary peers’ by-elections are provided.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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HL5821 more like this
HL5822 more like this
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less than 2017-03-13T14:50:31.257Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-13T14:50:31.257Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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2472
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Faulkner of Worcester more like this
708690
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-06more like thismore than 2017-03-06
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 204 remove filter
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading Hereditary Peers: By-elections 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 Senior Deputy Speaker what organisations other than Electoral Reform Services were considered when the contract to administer the hereditary peers’ by-elections was awarded. more like this
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Lord Faulkner of Worcester more like this
star this property uin HL5821 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-03-13more like thismore than 2017-03-13
unstar this property answer text <p>The House has engaged Electoral Reform Services (ERS) to assist with each hereditary peers’ by-election since they were first held in 2003. When the need for a by-election arises ERS are engaged to administer and supervise the by-election and to provide assurance that it conforms to good electoral practice. This arrangement has applied each time a by-election is held. A fee is paid for ERS’ services for each by-election; there is no standing contract under which fees are paid to ERS.</p><p> </p><p>The table below shows the amounts paid to Electoral Reform Services in respect of hereditary peers’ by-elections in each calendar year since 2012.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount paid to Electoral Reform Services</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>Nil</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>£3,550</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>£3,245</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>£5,700</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>£1,200</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017 (to date)</p></td><td><p>Nil</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Amounts are exclusive of VAT.</p><p> </p><p>The House authorities are currently reviewing the procurement arrangements under which services for hereditary peers’ by-elections are provided.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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HL5820 more like this
HL5822 more like this
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less than 2017-03-13T14:50:31.337Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-13T14:50:31.337Z
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4148
star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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2472
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Faulkner of Worcester more like this
708691
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-06more like thismore than 2017-03-06
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 204 remove filter
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading Hereditary Peers: By-elections 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 Senior Deputy Speaker whether he will ensure that an open competition will be held for the contract to administer future hereditary peers’ by-elections. more like this
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Lord Faulkner of Worcester more like this
star this property uin HL5822 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-03-13more like thismore than 2017-03-13
unstar this property answer text <p>The House has engaged Electoral Reform Services (ERS) to assist with each hereditary peers’ by-election since they were first held in 2003. When the need for a by-election arises ERS are engaged to administer and supervise the by-election and to provide assurance that it conforms to good electoral practice. This arrangement has applied each time a by-election is held. A fee is paid for ERS’ services for each by-election; there is no standing contract under which fees are paid to ERS.</p><p> </p><p>The table below shows the amounts paid to Electoral Reform Services in respect of hereditary peers’ by-elections in each calendar year since 2012.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount paid to Electoral Reform Services</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>Nil</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>£3,550</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>£3,245</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>£5,700</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>£1,200</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017 (to date)</p></td><td><p>Nil</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Amounts are exclusive of VAT.</p><p> </p><p>The House authorities are currently reviewing the procurement arrangements under which services for hereditary peers’ by-elections are provided.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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HL5820 more like this
HL5821 more like this
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less than 2017-03-13T14:50:31.383Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-13T14:50:31.383Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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2472
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Faulkner of Worcester more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-11-06more like thismore than 2017-11-06
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
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star this property hansard heading House of Lords: Sexual Offences 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 Senior Deputy Speaker whether any independent service is available to those working on the Lords part of the Parliamentary estate who wish to report a sexual assault. more like this
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Baroness Hollins more like this
star this property uin HL2916 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-16more like thismore than 2017-11-16
unstar this property answer text <p>All reports of sexual assault or sexual harassment should be dealt with appropriately and with the right support. The Leaders of the two Houses have set up a Working Group on an Independent Complaints and Grievance Policy to draw up and implement a new bicameral bullying and harassment procedure. Officials from the Lords Administration are working with their Commons counterparts to support that working group.</p><p>Currently, there are a number of support services available to those who work on the Lords part of the Parliamentary Estate and who wish to report, or have reported, a sexual assault or sexual harassment. Members, Members’ staff and staff of the House have access to the Parliamentary Health and Wellbeing Service and the five Parliamentary Workplace Equality Networks. Members’ staff and House staff may also get independent support from Employee Assistance Programmes [Health Assured for Members’ staff and Workplace Options for House staff].</p><p>For employees of the Administration, the Staff Handbook sets out the procedures for reporting harassment or bullying of any type and the support available to them. For Members and Members’ staff, reports of bullying and harassment are currently dealt with through the relevant Whips Offices or through the Convenor’s office.</p><p>Members of the House of Lords are subject to a Code of Conduct which provides guidance on the standards of conduct expected of members in the discharge of their parliamentary duties and includes a requirement to act on their personal honour. An individual can make a complaint about the conduct of a Member to the independent Commissioner for Standards who would make a preliminary assessment of whether the allegation was linked to the discharge of parliamentary duties and, if so, whether it could constitute a breach of the Code. If the preliminary assessment concluded that these two tests had been met the Commissioner would investigate the allegation in accordance with the current procedures set out in the Code. The procedures and processes for investigating complaints made under the Code were not designed with complaints of this nature in mind and this is something the Commissioner would need to advise any potential complainant about, it is also something the Committee for Privileges and Conduct will need to consider. Anyone wishing to establish whether the particular behaviour of an individual member could amount to a breach of the Code should contact the Commissioner for further information.</p><p>In addition, anyone working on the Lords part of the Estate has independent access to ACAS services and can report a sexual assault or sexual harassment to the Police.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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HL2917 more like this
HL2918 more like this
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less than 2017-11-16T12:13:03.303Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-16T12:13:03.303Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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4190
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Hollins more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-11-06more like thismore than 2017-11-06
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The Senior Deputy Speaker 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: Harassment 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 the Senior Deputy Speaker what protocols and procedures with respect to harassment and bullying are available to those working on the Lords part of the Parliamentary estate, regardless of employment status or political party. more like this
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Baroness Hollins more like this
star this property uin HL2917 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-16more like thismore than 2017-11-16
unstar this property answer text <p>All reports of sexual assault or sexual harassment should be dealt with appropriately and with the right support. The Leaders of the two Houses have set up a Working Group on an Independent Complaints and Grievance Policy to draw up and implement a new bicameral bullying and harassment procedure. Officials from the Lords Administration are working with their Commons counterparts to support that working group.</p><p>Currently, there are a number of support services available to those who work on the Lords part of the Parliamentary Estate and who wish to report, or have reported, a sexual assault or sexual harassment. Members, Members’ staff and staff of the House have access to the Parliamentary Health and Wellbeing Service and the five Parliamentary Workplace Equality Networks. Members’ staff and House staff may also get independent support from Employee Assistance Programmes [Health Assured for Members’ staff and Workplace Options for House staff].</p><p>For employees of the Administration, the Staff Handbook sets out the procedures for reporting harassment or bullying of any type and the support available to them. For Members and Members’ staff, reports of bullying and harassment are currently dealt with through the relevant Whips Offices or through the Convenor’s office.</p><p>Members of the House of Lords are subject to a Code of Conduct which provides guidance on the standards of conduct expected of members in the discharge of their parliamentary duties and includes a requirement to act on their personal honour. An individual can make a complaint about the conduct of a Member to the independent Commissioner for Standards who would make a preliminary assessment of whether the allegation was linked to the discharge of parliamentary duties and, if so, whether it could constitute a breach of the Code. If the preliminary assessment concluded that these two tests had been met the Commissioner would investigate the allegation in accordance with the current procedures set out in the Code. The procedures and processes for investigating complaints made under the Code were not designed with complaints of this nature in mind and this is something the Commissioner would need to advise any potential complainant about, it is also something the Committee for Privileges and Conduct will need to consider. Anyone wishing to establish whether the particular behaviour of an individual member could amount to a breach of the Code should contact the Commissioner for further information.</p><p>In addition, anyone working on the Lords part of the Estate has independent access to ACAS services and can report a sexual assault or sexual harassment to the Police.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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HL2916 more like this
HL2918 more like this
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less than 2017-11-16T12:13:03.363Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-16T12:13:03.363Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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4190
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star this property date less than 2017-11-06more like thismore than 2017-11-06
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The Senior Deputy Speaker 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: Sexual Offences 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 Senior Deputy Speaker what support is available to those working on the Lords part of the Parliamentary estate who have reported sexual assault or sexual harassment. more like this
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Baroness Hollins more like this
star this property uin HL2918 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-16more like thismore than 2017-11-16
unstar this property answer text <p>All reports of sexual assault or sexual harassment should be dealt with appropriately and with the right support. The Leaders of the two Houses have set up a Working Group on an Independent Complaints and Grievance Policy to draw up and implement a new bicameral bullying and harassment procedure. Officials from the Lords Administration are working with their Commons counterparts to support that working group.</p><p>Currently, there are a number of support services available to those who work on the Lords part of the Parliamentary Estate and who wish to report, or have reported, a sexual assault or sexual harassment. Members, Members’ staff and staff of the House have access to the Parliamentary Health and Wellbeing Service and the five Parliamentary Workplace Equality Networks. Members’ staff and House staff may also get independent support from Employee Assistance Programmes [Health Assured for Members’ staff and Workplace Options for House staff].</p><p>For employees of the Administration, the Staff Handbook sets out the procedures for reporting harassment or bullying of any type and the support available to them. For Members and Members’ staff, reports of bullying and harassment are currently dealt with through the relevant Whips Offices or through the Convenor’s office.</p><p>Members of the House of Lords are subject to a Code of Conduct which provides guidance on the standards of conduct expected of members in the discharge of their parliamentary duties and includes a requirement to act on their personal honour. An individual can make a complaint about the conduct of a Member to the independent Commissioner for Standards who would make a preliminary assessment of whether the allegation was linked to the discharge of parliamentary duties and, if so, whether it could constitute a breach of the Code. If the preliminary assessment concluded that these two tests had been met the Commissioner would investigate the allegation in accordance with the current procedures set out in the Code. The procedures and processes for investigating complaints made under the Code were not designed with complaints of this nature in mind and this is something the Commissioner would need to advise any potential complainant about, it is also something the Committee for Privileges and Conduct will need to consider. Anyone wishing to establish whether the particular behaviour of an individual member could amount to a breach of the Code should contact the Commissioner for further information.</p><p>In addition, anyone working on the Lords part of the Estate has independent access to ACAS services and can report a sexual assault or sexual harassment to the Police.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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HL2916 more like this
HL2917 more like this
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less than 2017-11-16T12:13:03.41Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-16T12:13:03.41Z
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4148
star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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4190
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Hollins more like this
1002220
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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-11-05
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 204 remove filter
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star this property hansard heading Parliamentary Estate: Repairs and Maintenance 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 the Senior Deputy Speaker what is the estimated cost to the House of (1) restoration, (2) repair, and (3) fire protection work underway in (a) the Palace of Westminster, (b) Fielden House, and (c) Millbank House. more like this
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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
star this property uin HL11241 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-04more like thismore than 2018-12-04
unstar this property answer text <p>‘Restoration’ has been taken to include work currently underway on the Estate to restore or conserve areas of the historic building fabric, including but not limited to the restoration work in Westminster Hall and the Encaustic Tile project. It does not include the estimated costs of the Restoration and Renewal Programme. ‘Repair’ includes project works underway on the estate but does not include general day to day maintenance. Fire protection work costs are based on the Fire Life Safety Works Programme.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Palace of Westminster</p></td><td><p>Millbank House</p></td><td><p>Fielden House</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Restoration</p></td><td><p>External Courtyards Conservation work (Phase 1) current approved cost: £20.2m; Westminster Hall current approved cost: £12.1m (subject to review); Elizabeth Tower current approved cost: £61.1m (subject to review); Cast Iron Roofs current approved cost: £84.4m; Encaustic Tiles current approved cost: £14.3m.</p></td><td><p>There is no restoration work currently underway.</p></td><td><p>There is no restoration work currently underway.</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Repair</p></td><td><p>Works to the Palace in 2017/18 totalled £2m; works in 2018/19 are forecast to cost £2.8m.</p></td><td><p>Works to 5 Great College Street and its integration into Millbank House total £42.9m.</p></td><td><p>Planning is underway for the refurbishment of Fielden House. Surveying work is expected to commence in December 2018. The surveying working is required to finalise the business case. Until it is finalised it is not possible to provide an estimate.</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Fire Protection</p></td><td><p>The approved business cases forecast expenditure of £90m for fire safety work underway in the Palace of Westminster. The forecast expenditure of a project within the Fire Safety programme is currently being revised.</p></td><td><p>The cost of fire protection in the Great College Street area of Millbank House has been integrated into the project itself and therefore is included in the repair figure above. The cost of Fire Protection in 1&amp;2 Millbank is currently forecast at £1.6m excluding risk and optimism bias (OB) and £2.1m including risk and OB.</p></td><td><p>The cost of making Fielden House Fire Life Safety compliant will form part of the refurbishment project. Therefore, it is not possible currently to confirm how much it will cost.</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2018-12-04T13:10:58.93Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-04T13:10:58.93Z
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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-11-05
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
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star this property hansard heading Parliament: Official Visits 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 the Senior Deputy Speaker how much each Address to both Houses of Parliament cost in each of the past 15 years. more like this
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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
star this property uin HL11242 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
unstar this property answer text <p>In line with the Authorised Records Disposal Practice, records relating to financial information relating to State Visits and Addresses is kept for 5 years and then disposed of. The costs to Parliament for visits where records are available are listed in the table below. These vary depending on whether the event was held in the Royal Gallery or Robing Room. Costs of addresses in Westminster Hall are not available. It should be noted that additional costs related to translation, sound and AV services, catering and, in a number of cases, ticketing and programmes are borne by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Event</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Date</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Location</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Porterage</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Furnishings</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Cost of halting planned maintenance</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Flowers</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Ticketing and printing</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>State Visit by the King and Queen of The Netherlands</p></td><td><p>23 October 2018</p></td><td><p>Royal Gallery</p></td><td><p>£7,235.00</p></td><td><p>£4,930.40</p></td><td><p>£2,500.00</p></td><td><p>£1,100.00</p></td><td><p>£109.68</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>State Visit by the King and Queen of Spain</p></td><td><p>12 July 2017</p></td><td><p>Royal Gallery</p></td><td><p>£6,169.00</p></td><td><p>£4,925.85</p></td><td><p>£3,000.00</p></td><td><p>£480.00</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Address by President of Columbia</p></td><td><p>1 November 2016</p></td><td><p>Robing Room</p></td><td><p>£3,046.00</p></td><td><p>£2,907.48</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td><td><p>£540.00</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Address by President of Indonesia</p></td><td><p>19 April 2016</p></td><td><p>Robing Room</p></td><td><p>£3,046.00</p></td><td><p>£490.00</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td><td><p>£462.00</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Speech by Prime Minister of India</p></td><td><p>12 November 2015</p></td><td><p>Royal Gallery</p></td><td><p>£2,350.00</p></td><td><p>£6,965.76</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td><td><p>£418.00</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Address by the Prime Minister of China</p></td><td><p>20 October 2015</p></td><td><p>Royal Gallery</p></td><td><p>£5,800.00</p></td><td><p>£8,678.85</p></td><td><p>£1,300.00</p></td><td><p>£418.00</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>State Visit by the President of Mexico</p></td><td><p>3 March 2015</p></td><td><p>Robing Room</p></td><td><p>£3,046.00</p></td><td><p>£1,497.00</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td><td><p>£740.00</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Address by the President of Singapore</p></td><td><p>21 October 2014</p></td><td><p>Robing Room</p></td><td><p>£3,046.00</p></td><td><p>£941.16</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td><td><p>£470.00</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Address by the President of Ireland</p></td><td><p>8 April 2014</p></td><td><p>Royal Gallery</p></td><td><p>£5,450.00</p></td><td><p>£2,703.50</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td><td><p>£300.00</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Address by the Chancellor of Germany</p></td><td><p>27 February 2014</p></td><td><p>Royal Gallery</p></td><td><p>£5,450.00</p></td><td><p>£3,110.00</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td><td><p>£300.00</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T17:31:41.183Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T17:31:41.183Z
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker what was the total cost to the House of the (1) Catering and Retail Service, (2) Department of Facilities, (3) Finance Department, (4) Human Resources Office, (5) Parliamentary Digital Service, (6) Library, (7) clerks and procedural services, and (8) Commissioner for Standards in the latest financial year for which figures are available; and what were the comparative figures for the 2005–6 financial year. more like this
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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The costs for 2017-18 were as follows:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>2017-18</strong> <strong>£000s</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1. Catering and Retail Services</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>1,346</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2. Department of Facilities</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>1,863</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>3. Finance Department</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>1,441</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>4. Human Resources Office</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>1,691</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>5. Parliamentary Digital Service</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>14,536</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>6. Library</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>2,384</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>7. Clerks and Procedural Services</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>15,383</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The total for Clerks and Procedural Services includes the costs of the Clerk of the Parliaments Office, Black Rod’s Office, Committee Office, Hansard, Journal Office, Communications Office, Legislation Office, and the Lord Speaker’s Office. Costs for the Commissioner of Standards are not separately identifiable and are within the Clerks and Procedural Services figure.</p><p> </p><p>In 2005-06 some offices and departments listed above did not exist, and since 2005-06 there have also been other changes to the roles and functions of offices and departments across the Administration; this makes providing comparison figures more difficult. The costs for 2005-06 were as follows:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>2005-06</strong> <strong>£000s</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1. Catering and Retail Services (was the Refreshment Department)</p></td><td><p>1,729</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2. Department of Facilities (did not exist – costs of the Attendants and Housekeepers sections)</p></td><td><p>1,013</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>3. Finance Department</p></td><td><p>1,272</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>4. Human Resources Office</p></td><td><p>942</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>5. Parliamentary Digital Service (did not exist – costs of Computer Office, ICT and telecommunications sections)</p></td><td><p>2,860</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>6. Library</p></td><td><p>2,926</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>7. Clerks and Procedural Services</p></td><td><p>11,816</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The total for Clerks and Procedural Services includes the costs of the Clerk of the Parliaments Office, Black Rod’s Office, Doorkeepers, Committee Office, Hansard, Journal and Information Office, Legislation Office, and the Printed Paper Office.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T17:32:29.48Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T17:32:29.48Z
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
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star this property hansard heading Peers: Allowances more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker how much was paid to members of the House in allowances in each of the last 15 years. more like this
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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The total paid to Members of the House in allowances, travel and subsistence expenses under the Members Finance Scheme in relation to attendance at the House of Lords in each of the last 15 years was as follows:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial Year</p></td><td><p>Total £000s</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>17,604</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>21,872</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>18,787</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>19,638</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>20,658</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>19,637</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>21,611</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>17,856</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009-10</p></td><td><p>16,033</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008-09</p></td><td><p>17,514</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007-08</p></td><td><p>17,152</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2006-07</p></td><td><p>16,306</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2005-06</p></td><td><p>14,401</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2004-05</p></td><td><p>13,355</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2003-04</p></td><td><p>12,574</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>The scheme of financial support for Members changed on 1 October 2010. Prior to then, in addition to travel costs, Members could claim reimbursement of expenses under categories entitled Overnight Subsistence, Day Subsistence, and Office Costs.</p><p>The totals differ from the summary numbers published in the notes to the annual Resource Accounts as to be consistent with classification over a long period of time the above totals only include amounts paid for travel, Daily Allowance (since 1 October 2010), Overnight Subsistence, Day Subsistence and Office Costs (prior to 1 October 2010).</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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