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star this property date less than 2019-03-21more like thismore than 2019-03-21
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar 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 Horse Racing: Animal Welfare 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 assessment his Department has made of the number of race horses that have (a) died during races and (b) died due to racing-related injuries in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 235344 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 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
unstar this property answer text <p>Defra is keen that the welfare needs of racehorses are well met, both during their racing lives and afterwards and any race horse fatality is one too many.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In their report, Cheltenham Festival Review 2018, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA), who are responsible for the safety of racehorses at race tracks, made seventeen recommendations to make horseracing safer. The recommendations included that the industry must support a major research project to develop a predictive model for identifying risk factors for all jump racing and that rules relating to pulling up fatigued runners must be appropriately scrutinised and enforced, to encourage positive and responsible behaviour.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government considers that whilst the BHA have made improvements to the welfare of racehorses, there is still more work to be done. That is why I am keeping in regular contact with the BHA to see what further measures can be taken to reduce the number of racehorse fatalities.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>Percentage of racehorse fatalities (as provided by the British Horseracing Authority)</strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Fatal injuries</p></td><td><p>% of horses</p><p>as fatalities</p></td><td><p>Runners</p></td><td><p>% of runners</p><p>as fatalities</p></td><td><p>5-year average</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>189</p></td><td><p>0.98%</p></td><td><p>86,456</p></td><td><p>0.22%</p></td><td><p>0.22%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>156</p></td><td><p>0.79%</p></td><td><p>88,377</p></td><td><p>0.18%</p></td><td><p>0.21%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>171</p></td><td><p>0.86%</p></td><td><p>89,975</p></td><td><p>0.19%</p></td><td><p>0.21%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>167</p></td><td><p>0.82%</p></td><td><p>91,360</p></td><td><p>0.18%</p></td><td><p>0.20%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>201</p></td><td><p>0.96%</p></td><td><p>94,439</p></td><td><p>0.21%</p></td><td><p>0.20%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Macclesfield more like this
star this property answering member printed David Rutley more like this
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less than 2019-04-11T12:12:42.97Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T12:12:42.97Z
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star this property label Biography information for David Rutley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
1105828
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-28more like thismore than 2019-03-28
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar 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 Animal Welfare: Sentencing 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 report by Battersea Dogs and Cats Home Sentencing for animal cruelty in England and Wales, published in 2017, what plans they have to introduce legislation to increase the maximum sentence for the most serious cases of animal cruelty from six months to five years imprisonment. more like this
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Lord Selkirk of Douglas more like this
star this property uin HL14914 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 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
unstar this property answer text <p>We are committed to the highest standards of animal welfare and the Government has announced that it will increase the custodial maximum penalty for animal cruelty from 6 months' to 5 years' imprisonment as soon as Parliamentary time allows.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2019-04-11T11:35:50.53Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T11:35:50.53Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Selkirk of Douglas more like this
1109294
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star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Football: Sportsgrounds 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 Ashton of Hyde on 25 March (HL14535), on what date they intend to release the final report of their review into safe standing in football stadiums. more like this
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Lord Pendry more like this
star this property uin HL15011 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 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
unstar this property answer text <p>We believe that all-seater stadia are currently the best means to ensure the safety and security of fans at designated football matches in England and Wales.</p><p>The Minister for Sport and Civil Society expects to receive the final report on the findings of the evidence review shortly and will then consider an appropriate date for the report’s release.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2019-04-11T11:38:28.507Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T11:38:28.507Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Pendry more like this
1109370
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-03more like thismore than 2019-04-03
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar 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 Non-native Species 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 governance and enforcement structures his Department plans to introduce with respect to invasive non-native species after the UK has left the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Ives more like this
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Derek Thomas more like this
star this property uin 240606 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 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
unstar this property answer text <p>When we leave the EU the existing Great Britain Programme Board on non-native species and the Non-native Risk Analysis Panel will take over the role of the EU Committee on Invasive Alien Species and the EU Invasive Alien Species Scientific Forum respectively and be expanded to include Northern Ireland. The Non-native Species Secretariat will continue to support the Programme Board.</p><p> </p><p>The UK has significant expertise in invasive non-native species, including in the area of risk analysis. In Great Britain we have had a comprehensive framework for assessing risks posed by these species since 2007 and this framework strongly influenced the EU’s approach, including its risk methodology, when the EU Invasive Alien Species Regulation came into force in 2015.</p><p> </p><p>After we leave the EU this long-standing approach to risk analysis and independent scientific scrutiny will continue to ensure that decisions have robust scientific justification. We do not therefore anticipate a need for additional resources for these bodies in fulfilling their remit in the UK.</p><p> </p><p>International co-operation is essential to control the spread of these species. The UK is committed to ongoing co-operation on invasive non-native species with the EU, Member States and other countries after we leave the EU.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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240607 more like this
240608 more like this
240609 more like this
240610 more like this
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less than 2019-04-11T10:53:09.123Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T10:53:09.123Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Derek Thomas more like this
1109373
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star this property date less than 2019-04-03more like thismore than 2019-04-03
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar 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 Non-native Risk Analysis Panel 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, whether he has plans to (a) extend the (i) remit, (ii) expertise and (iii) capacity of the Non-Native Risk Analysis Panel (NNRAP) to replicate the functions of the EU Scientific Forum on Invasive Alien Species; and (b) allocate additional funding to the NNRAP to fulfil those additional responsibilities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Ives more like this
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Derek Thomas more like this
star this property uin 240608 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 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
unstar this property answer text <p>When we leave the EU the existing Great Britain Programme Board on non-native species and the Non-native Risk Analysis Panel will take over the role of the EU Committee on Invasive Alien Species and the EU Invasive Alien Species Scientific Forum respectively and be expanded to include Northern Ireland. The Non-native Species Secretariat will continue to support the Programme Board.</p><p> </p><p>The UK has significant expertise in invasive non-native species, including in the area of risk analysis. In Great Britain we have had a comprehensive framework for assessing risks posed by these species since 2007 and this framework strongly influenced the EU’s approach, including its risk methodology, when the EU Invasive Alien Species Regulation came into force in 2015.</p><p> </p><p>After we leave the EU this long-standing approach to risk analysis and independent scientific scrutiny will continue to ensure that decisions have robust scientific justification. We do not therefore anticipate a need for additional resources for these bodies in fulfilling their remit in the UK.</p><p> </p><p>International co-operation is essential to control the spread of these species. The UK is committed to ongoing co-operation on invasive non-native species with the EU, Member States and other countries after we leave the EU.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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240606 more like this
240607 more like this
240609 more like this
240610 more like this
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less than 2019-04-11T10:53:09.233Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T10:53:09.233Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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4532
unstar this property label Biography information for Derek Thomas more like this
1109375
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star this property date less than 2019-04-03more like thismore than 2019-04-03
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar 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 Scientific Forum on Invasive Alien Species more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he plans for the UK to continue to have access to the EU Invasive Alien Species Scientific Forum and its associated research and expertise after the UK has left the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Ives more like this
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Derek Thomas more like this
star this property uin 240609 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 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
unstar this property answer text <p>When we leave the EU the existing Great Britain Programme Board on non-native species and the Non-native Risk Analysis Panel will take over the role of the EU Committee on Invasive Alien Species and the EU Invasive Alien Species Scientific Forum respectively and be expanded to include Northern Ireland. The Non-native Species Secretariat will continue to support the Programme Board.</p><p> </p><p>The UK has significant expertise in invasive non-native species, including in the area of risk analysis. In Great Britain we have had a comprehensive framework for assessing risks posed by these species since 2007 and this framework strongly influenced the EU’s approach, including its risk methodology, when the EU Invasive Alien Species Regulation came into force in 2015.</p><p> </p><p>After we leave the EU this long-standing approach to risk analysis and independent scientific scrutiny will continue to ensure that decisions have robust scientific justification. We do not therefore anticipate a need for additional resources for these bodies in fulfilling their remit in the UK.</p><p> </p><p>International co-operation is essential to control the spread of these species. The UK is committed to ongoing co-operation on invasive non-native species with the EU, Member States and other countries after we leave the EU.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
240606 more like this
240607 more like this
240608 more like this
240610 more like this
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less than 2019-04-11T10:53:09.28Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T10:53:09.28Z
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4098
star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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4532
unstar this property label Biography information for Derek Thomas more like this
1109376
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-03more like thismore than 2019-04-03
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar 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 Great Britain Non-native Species Programme Board 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, whether he will (a) extend the remit of the GB Non-Native Species Secretariat to support the expanded functions of the Non-Native Programme Board and Risk Analysis Panel once the UK has left the EU and (b) provide additional resources and funding to the Secretariat to support that purpose. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Ives more like this
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Derek Thomas more like this
star this property uin 240610 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 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
unstar this property answer text <p>When we leave the EU the existing Great Britain Programme Board on non-native species and the Non-native Risk Analysis Panel will take over the role of the EU Committee on Invasive Alien Species and the EU Invasive Alien Species Scientific Forum respectively and be expanded to include Northern Ireland. The Non-native Species Secretariat will continue to support the Programme Board.</p><p> </p><p>The UK has significant expertise in invasive non-native species, including in the area of risk analysis. In Great Britain we have had a comprehensive framework for assessing risks posed by these species since 2007 and this framework strongly influenced the EU’s approach, including its risk methodology, when the EU Invasive Alien Species Regulation came into force in 2015.</p><p> </p><p>After we leave the EU this long-standing approach to risk analysis and independent scientific scrutiny will continue to ensure that decisions have robust scientific justification. We do not therefore anticipate a need for additional resources for these bodies in fulfilling their remit in the UK.</p><p> </p><p>International co-operation is essential to control the spread of these species. The UK is committed to ongoing co-operation on invasive non-native species with the EU, Member States and other countries after we leave the EU.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
240606 more like this
240607 more like this
240608 more like this
240609 more like this
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less than 2019-04-11T10:53:09.373Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T10:53:09.373Z
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4098
star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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4532
unstar this property label Biography information for Derek Thomas more like this
1109400
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star this property date less than 2019-04-03more like thismore than 2019-04-03
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Community Health Services: Hertfordshire 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 Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of the tender process to move adult community services in West Hertfordshire from Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust to Central London Community Healthcare. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester South more like this
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Jonathan Ashworth more like this
star this property uin 240557 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 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
unstar this property answer text <p>We do not centrally hold information on the cost of this specific tender process.</p><p> </p><p>It is for local areas to devise how best to deliver services that meet their local needs and priorities.</p><p> </p><p>These decisions have to be clinically sound and should always be based on the best evidence of patients’ best interests.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2019-04-11T10:42:11.797Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T10:42:11.797Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jonathan Ashworth more like this
1109428
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-03more like thismore than 2019-04-03
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Members: Correspondence more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to respond to the letter of the hon. Member for Lincoln of 23 January 2019 on the Health Surgery in Bracebridge Heath reference KL6342. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lincoln more like this
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Karen Lee more like this
star this property uin 240643 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 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
unstar this property answer text <p>I replied to the hon. Member’s letter on 1 April 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2019-04-11T10:43:20.95Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T10:43:20.95Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Karen Lee more like this
1109449
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star this property date less than 2019-04-03more like thismore than 2019-04-03
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Services: Registration 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 Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the Care Quality Commissions processes applications for registration from SMEs in the care sector in a timely manner. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Ives more like this
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Derek Thomas more like this
star this property uin 240612 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 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department holds the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to account for its performance against its Key Performance Indicators, which include assessment of its registration of providers.</p><p> </p><p>The CQC is acting to manage the increasing volume of registration applications more efficiently and to ensure it continues to assess the quality of applications against the regulations and fundamental standards. The improvements the CQC are making to its registration processes are for all providers, including small and medium-sized enterprises.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2019-04-11T10:46:10.413Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T10:46:10.413Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Derek Thomas more like this