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star this property date less than 2014-12-15more like thismore than 2014-12-15
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Scottish Power 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 Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, when he received reports from the MacDonald Partnership in relation to mis-sold Scottish Power Power Plan warranties; what the titles of such reports were; and when he plans to respond to those reports. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Steve Rotheram more like this
star this property uin 218595 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-17more like thismore than 2014-12-17
star this property answer text <p>The initial report from Mr MacDonald was received on 17 July 2014 for review by the Insolvency Service. Further information including another more detailed report was received from him during September and October 2014, and these again have been reviewed by the Insolvency Service. The reports are confidential.</p><p> </p><p>The reports themselves do not require a direct response but I can confirm that the Insolvency Service has completed its review of this material and is in communication with Mr MacDonald.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Dunbartonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jo Swinson more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-12-17T11:11:20.067Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Rotheram more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-10more like thismore than 2014-12-10
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Roads: Accidents more like this
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 Secretary of State for Transport, how the EU vehicle eCall system will be implemented in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stoke-on-Trent South more like this
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Robert Flello more like this
star this property uin 218161 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-17more like thismore than 2014-12-17
star this property answer text <p>The eCall system will be implemented in the UK for new passenger cars and vans through the EU whole vehicle type approval scheme. The wider aspects involving the communication infrastructure is the responsibility of the Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS). The implementation issues are considered by the DCMS-chaired 999/112 Liaison Committee.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2014-12-17T09:27:06.427Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-17T09:27:06.427Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Flello more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-12more like thismore than 2014-12-12
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Official Cars more like this
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 Secretary of State for Transport, what the (a) make and model and (b) carbon dioxide output was of each car in the Government Care Service fleet in the last four years; and whether each such car was assigned to Ministers or officials or to both. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 218534 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-17more like thismore than 2014-12-17
star this property answer text <p>The attached table lists the makes and models of cars in the Government Car Service fleet over the past four years together with the CO2 emissions for each.</p><p> </p><p>Pre April 2012 all cars were part of a government car pool and could be booked separately by Ministers and senior officials.</p><p> </p><p>Post April 2012 cars were allocated to Departments as Departmental Pool Cars for use by Ministers and senior officials and then managed by each Department.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2014-12-17T09:52:55.35Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-17T09:52:55.35Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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star this property file name 218534 - Table - CO2 emissions from GCS car fleet.pdf more like this
unstar this property title table_218534 C02 emissions from the GSC car fleet more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-12-11more like thismore than 2014-12-11
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Flood Control more like this
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 Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to address river and flood defence asset maintenance in response to the report published by the National Audit Office, entitled Strategic Flood Risk Management, HC780, last month. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thirsk and Malton more like this
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Miss Anne McIntosh more like this
star this property uin 218387 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-17more like thismore than 2014-12-17
star this property answer text <p>Maintaining flood defence assets depends on a combination of capital and revenue funding. This Government is spending £3.2 billion on flood management and defences in this Parliament, which is a real terms increase and half a billion pounds more than in the previous five years.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>We have committed a record level £2.3 billion capital funding right up until 2021. This is a real terms average increase in capital investment compared with the current spending review period and the long-term commitments will allow us to get better value for money. We have also provided an extra £70 million of revenue funding for the Environment Agency to maintain its defences: £35 million this year and £35 million next year, on top of the £5 million we had already committed in 2015/16 before the winter storms.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The National Audit Office report ‘Strategic Flood Risk Management’ was considered by the Public Accounts Committee on 24 November. The Government will respond to the Committee’s recommendations in early 2015.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North Cornwall more like this
star this property answering member printed Dan Rogerson more like this
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less than 2014-12-17T10:48:08.503Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-17T10:48:08.503Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Rogerson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness McIntosh of Pickering more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-12-09more like thismore than 2014-12-09
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Dogs: Animal Breeding more like this
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 Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department has taken, since the debate in the House on legislation of the sale of puppies and kittens on 4 September 2014, to brief local authorities on the requirements for people in the business of breeding dogs to obtain a relevant licence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Eastleigh more like this
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Mr Michael Thornton more like this
star this property uin 217853 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-17more like thismore than 2014-12-17
star this property answer text <p>As I promised during the debate, my Department has written to all local authorities reminding them that the overriding factor when considering whether a dog breeder should be licensed is whether they are in the business of breeding and selling dogs. We also pointed out that local authorities can add conditions to individual pet shop licences restricting the species of animals sold. I have placed a copy of the letter in the House libraries.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2014-12-17T11:00:23.553Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-17T11:00:23.553Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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star this property file name 217853 LocalAuth-lttr-12 11 14.pdf more like this
unstar this property title letter to Local Authorities more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Mike Thornton more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-10more like thismore than 2014-12-10
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Game: Gun Sports more like this
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 Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will publish a consultation on a licensing scheme for commercial game shooting. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Corby more like this
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Andy Sawford more like this
star this property uin 217998 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-17more like thismore than 2014-12-17
star this property answer text <p>Landowners are free to run commercial shoots on their land, provided they are carried out appropriately and legally. We have no plans to introduce a licensing system for commercial shoots, or to consult on the matter.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2014-12-17T11:07:37.557Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-17T11:07:37.557Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andy Sawford more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-12more like thismore than 2014-12-12
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Employment Tribunals Service more like this
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 Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what plans he has to introduce a scheme for naming and shaming employers who fail to pay an employment tribunal award. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh South more like this
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Ian Murray more like this
star this property uin 218531 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-17more like thismore than 2014-12-17
star this property answer text <p>The Government takes very seriously the non-payment of employment tribunal awards. Currently, as part of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill, the Government is proposing a financial penalty for employers that fail to pay awards. We are also ensuring that enforcement options and consequences of non-payment are made clear throughout the dispute resolution process from early conciliation to the tribunal hearing itself.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>We will also look to learn the lessons of existing naming and shaming schemes and consider if such a scheme could further encourage prompt payment of employment tribunal awards.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Dunbartonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jo Swinson more like this
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less than 2014-12-17T10:16:21.57Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-17T10:16:21.57Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ian Murray more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-12-12more like thismore than 2014-12-12
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Consumers: Protection more like this
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 Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what representations he has received from (a) consumer organisations and (b) individuals on the effectiveness of Trustmark and NAPIT in protecting consumers from rogue traders. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ogmore more like this
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Huw Irranca-Davies more like this
star this property uin 218544 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-17more like thismore than 2014-12-17
star this property answer text <p>TrustMark (2005) Ltd (TrustMark) operate the TrustMark Scheme. TrustMark aims to marginalise unscrupulous traders by identifying to consumers traders who have been inspected for both trade competence and good trading practice.</p><p> </p><p>The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) receives a small volume of correspondence from individuals each year relating to TrustMark. These communications are passed to the TrustMark Board to investigate the actions of their Scheme Operators which would include NAPIT should the case arise. The Department does not hold records of communications about specific Scheme Operators as these are audited and monitored by TrustMark and not BIS.</p><p> </p><p>In 2011 a consumer body provided views about the scheme to the Department; those views were fed into a review of the scheme which the TrustMark Board undertook in 2013.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Dunbartonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jo Swinson more like this
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less than 2014-12-17T10:24:39.21Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-17T10:24:39.21Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Huw Irranca-Davies more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-12-10more like thismore than 2014-12-10
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Broadband: Government Assistance more like this
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 Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, whether the Government has sought external legal advice on EU state aid in relation to Broadband Delivery UK and broadband rollout. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rhondda more like this
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Chris Bryant more like this
star this property uin 218010 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-17more like thismore than 2014-12-17
star this property answer text <p>The Department engaged external commercial legal experts to provide legal advice on a range commercial related questions, including State aid. The external legal advisers worked with the DCMS Legal team, the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills State aid team and the UK Government representatives in Brussels to support the UK's state aid notification.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wantage more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
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less than 2014-12-17T10:32:25.93Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-17T10:32:25.93Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Bryant more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-12-10more like thismore than 2014-12-10
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Direct Selling more like this
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 Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Nuisance Calls Action Plan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gillingham and Rainham more like this
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Rehman Chishti more like this
star this property uin 218037 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-17more like thismore than 2014-12-17
star this property answer text <p>Tackling nuisance calls is a priority for the Department. We published the first ever Nuisance Calls Action Plan on 30 March 2014: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/nuisance-calls-action-plan-unveiled" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/nuisance-calls-action-plan-unveiled</a>.</p><p>This set out our achievements to date, work underway and proposed actions for the future, which included both legislative and non-legislative measures. We are currently pursuing these measures which, as a combination are beginning to make a significant difference for the benefit of consumers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wantage more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
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less than 2014-12-17T10:03:00.54Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-17T10:03:00.54Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rehman Chishti more like this