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star this property date less than 2014-12-09more like thismore than 2014-12-09
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading RSPCA more like this
star this property house id 2 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 how many times in 2012, 2013 and 2014 the Crown Prosecution Service has either taken over or forced discontinuation of a private prosecution brought by the RSCPA. more like this
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Viscount Astor more like this
star this property uin HL3581 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
unstar this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) does not maintain an authoritative central record of the number of private prosecutions taken over. To identify the exact number of times the CPS took over or forced the discontinuation of a private prosecution brought by the RSPCA would require a manual exercise to review individual files which would incur a disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2014-12-18T15:17:29.83Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-18T15:17:29.83Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Viscount Astor more like this
62800
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star this property date less than 2014-06-19more like thismore than 2014-06-19
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar 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 Public Duty Costs Allowance 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 Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Wallace of Saltaire on 18 June (WA 63), 14 May (WA 512), 6 May (WA 359), 7 April (WA 234) and 20 March (WA 52), on what each former Prime Minister, in each year that the Public Duty Costs Allowance was awarded to them, spent their allowances, in terms of comprehensive, unambiguous and catalogued expenses. more like this
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Lord Storey more like this
star this property uin HL480 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 2014-07-03more like thismore than 2014-07-03
unstar this property answer text <p>The Public Duty Costs Allowance is to reimburse former Prime Ministers of necessary office and secretariat costs.</p><p>In line with the practice of successive administrations, further details are not normally disclosed.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2014-07-03T16:54:24.0731552Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-03T16:54:24.0731552Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble remove filter
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4238
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Storey more like this
64620
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-30more like thismore than 2014-06-30
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar 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 Government Departments: ICT 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 Her Majesty's Government what central oversight takes place to ensure the maximum efficiency in the procuring of information technology contracts for staffing, procurement and payroll services by separate government departments. more like this
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Lord Beecham more like this
star this property uin HL703 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-14more like thismore than 2014-07-14
unstar this property answer text <p>Since 2010 we have imposed tough central expenditure controls on ICT, as well as on consulting, recruitment, marketing and property, to reduce wasteful expenditure and help reduce the fiscal deficit:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/cabinet-office-controls" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/cabinet-office-controls</a></p><p>To further reduce wasteful expenditure, we have implemented a review process for all forthcoming departmental investments on IT with requested spend above £5m.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2014-07-14T17:04:46.4204127Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-14T17:04:46.4204127Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble remove filter
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4181
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Beecham more like this
65270
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star this property date less than 2014-07-02more like thismore than 2014-07-02
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar 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 Medals 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 Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Wallace of Saltaire on 30 June 2014 (WA 218), whether civilian awards, not for gallantry, can be awarded posthumously. more like this
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Lord Ashcroft more like this
star this property uin HL800 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 2014-07-03more like thismore than 2014-07-03
unstar this property answer text <p>Honours made in the Orders of Knighthood may not be awarded posthumously.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2014-07-03T14:30:06.5578756Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-03T14:30:06.5578756Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Ashcroft more like this
225779
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star this property date less than 2015-03-09more like thismore than 2015-03-09
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar 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 Audio-visual Industry 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 Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to protect the United Kingdom's film and audiovisual sector, in the light of the digital market proposals suggested by the European Commission; and what steps they plan to take in Brussels to uphold contractual freedom and market-driven solutions in respect of that industry. more like this
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Viscount Falkland more like this
star this property uin HL5543 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 2015-03-17more like thismore than 2015-03-17
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government recognises that our film and audio-visual industries often finance their productions by selling on a territorial basis. The Government also believes that a digital single market should make it easier for the consumer to access and use content on fair and reasonable terms across borders. The Government will be engaging with the European Commission and stakeholders to ensure we have a copyright framework that supports economic growth, protects our creators, rewards creativity and responds to consumer needs.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2015-03-17T12:16:10.773Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-17T12:16:10.773Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Viscount Falkland more like this
100052
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star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar 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 Public Statues: Greater London more like this
star this property house id 2 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 what is the area of London for which the Secretary of State is currently responsible under the Public Statues (Metropolis) Act 1854 for giving consent for the erection of public statues; and which local authorities are included in that area. more like this
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The Earl of Clancarty more like this
star this property uin HL2258 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 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
unstar this property answer text <p>Under section 5 of the Public Statues (Metropolis) Act 1854 the consent of the commissioners of works needs to be obtained before a public statue can be erected in a public place in the Metropolitan Police District of London. The functions of the commissioners of works are now vested in the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport. By virtue of the London Government Act 1963 (as amended by the Greater London Authority Act 1999), the Metropolitan Police District of London is now the area of Greater London (excluding the City of London, and the Inner and Middle Temples). Details of the local authorities in this region can be found at <a href="http://www.londoncouncils.gov.uk/" target="_blank">http://www.londoncouncils.gov.uk</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2014-10-29T14:11:59.2075582Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T14:11:59.2075582Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Clancarty more like this
100053
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star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar 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 Public Statues: Greater London more like this
star this property house id 2 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 whether the Department for Culture, Media and Sport holds an archive and register (including plans, drawings etc.) relating to consent given by the Secretary of State for the erection of statues under the Public Statues (Metropolis) Act 1854; if so, whether they make that archive publicly accessible; and what plans they have for any such archive. more like this
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The Earl of Clancarty more like this
star this property uin HL2259 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 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department does not hold an archive or register relating to consent given by the Secretary of State for the erection of statues under section 5 of the Public Statues (Metropolis) Act 1854.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2014-10-29T13:04:08.1305514Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T13:04:08.1305514Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Clancarty more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-02-25more like thismore than 2015-02-25
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar 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: Scotland more like this
star this property house id 2 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, further to the remarks made by Lord Ashton of Hyde on 25 February, what proportion of the costs of meeting the target on the expansion of broadband in Scotland by the end of 2017 will be met by the Government; and how much it is expected to cost. more like this
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The Duke of Montrose more like this
star this property uin HL5233 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 2015-03-09more like thismore than 2015-03-09
unstar this property answer text <p>The Scottish Government estimate the total capital cost for the current Scotland projects under phase 1 of the Superfast Broadband Programme will be £412 million. The UK Government is contributing nearly £101 million, the Scottish Government will contribute nearly £63 million, Scottish local authorities will contribute over £102 million and the European Union over £20 million towards the total. The balance of just over £126 million is expected to be contributed by the supplier BT.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government has allocated a further £21 million for phase 2 delivery within Scotland. This funding is subject to procurement and confirmation of local match funding.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2015-03-09T16:43:18.727Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-09T16:43:18.727Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Duke of Montrose more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-01-28more like thismore than 2015-01-28
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar 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: Wales more like this
star this property house id 2 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 how many premises or households in Wales benefit from superfast broadband; and what was the figure 12 months previously. more like this
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Lord Wigley more like this
star this property uin HL4514 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 2015-02-03more like thismore than 2015-02-03
unstar this property answer text <p>According to Ofcom's UK Infrastructure Report published in December 2014, superfast broadband was available to 55% of premises in Wales. There are no comparable figures available for superfast broadband availability in 2013, but according to Ofcom’s 2013 UK Infrastructure Report, 48% of the premises in Wales had access to Next Generation Access networks.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2015-02-03T14:31:52.893Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-03T14:31:52.893Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Wigley more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-01-27more like thismore than 2015-01-27
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar 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 Gallipoli Campaign: Anniversaries 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 what plans they have for the centenary commemoration in (1) Turkey, and (2) the United Kingdom, of the Gallipoli landings. more like this
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Lord West of Spithead more like this
star this property uin HL4455 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-02-05more like thismore than 2015-02-05
unstar this property answer text <p>A UK-led Commonwealth and Ireland Ceremony will be held at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Helles Memorial in Turkey on 24 April 2015, the eve of the centenary of the Gallipoli landings. Due to the restricted nature of the site, this event will not be open to members of the public</p><p> </p><p>There is traditionally an ANZAC Day Service and parade at the Cenotaph on Whitehall but in this centenary year the UK will lead a service on Saturday 25 April to remember all those who fought in the Gallipoli Campaign as well as to mark ANZAC Day. This will feature a commemorative service, the laying of wreaths by senior representatives of the nations involved in the campaign and a march-past the Cenotaph. Descendants of those that served during the campaign and wishing to attend from a reserved area or take part in the march-past can apply for free tickets on the Gov.uk website at the following link</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/marking-the-centenary-of-the-gallipoli-campaign" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/marking-the-centenary-of-the-gallipoli-campaign</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p>An event is also being planned at the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth, on 6 August 2015 centred on HMS M33 the last surviving ship from the campaign which is currently being refurbished.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2015-02-05T13:15:56.467Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-05T13:15:56.467Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord West of Spithead more like this