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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Low Emission Zones: Finance more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how much funding has been allocated to support ultra-low emission zones in England in the (a) current and (b) previous financial year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Greenwich and Woolwich more like this
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Matthew Pennycook more like this
star this property uin 273467 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">London is the only city considering an Ultra Low Emission Zone. Oxford has proposed a Zero Emission Zone. Oxford City Council has received £50,000 for a feasibility study to consider measures to reduce NO2 levels. It has also received £122,500 for city-wide communication programmes to support achievement of zero-emissions delivery freight, and £128, 500 for testing of low cost Zephyr sensor packages to compare with current sensors and improve data.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">Outside London, only Oxford City Council is considering the establishment of an ultra low emissions zone. Oxford City Council has received £50,000 for a feasibility study for a zone. It has also received £122,500 for city-wide communication programmes to support achievement of zero-emissions delivery freight, and £128, 500 for testing of low cost Zephyr sensor packages to compare with current sensors and improve data.</ins></p> more like this
unstar 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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less than 2019-07-15T15:01:01.787Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T15:01:01.787Z
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less than 2019-07-18T09:46:34.58Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T09:46:34.58Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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128995
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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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Matthew Pennycook more like this
1137089
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Offences against Children: Northern Ireland 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 reply by Lord Duncan of Springbank on 20 June (HL Deb, col 835), whether the issues relating to institutional child abuse in Northern Ireland have been resolved; and if so, when legislation will be introduced to provide compensation for the victims and their families. more like this
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Lord Lexden more like this
star this property uin HL16953 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland has made it very clear that she is determined to see redress for victims of historical institutional abuse as soon as possible. That is why she asked the NI parties to assist her in critical decisions that needed to be taken with regard to the redress scheme and other matters.</p><p> </p><p>The parties addressed those outstanding issues, and the Executive Office is currently working with the Office of <ins class="ministerial">the</ins> Legislative <del class="ministerial">Council </del> <ins class="ministerial">Counsel</ins> to redraft the legislation in light of the parties’ recommendations.</p><p> </p><p>When the legislation has been revised, the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland will consider the best way forward and the next steps as a matter of urgency.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-07-10T11:29:14.49Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T11:29:14.49Z
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less than 2019-07-15T15:11:28.123Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T15:11:28.123Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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4202
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Lexden more like this
1136048
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Local Housing Allowance 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 Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of increasing local housing allowance to the 30th percentile point for current market rents in each size category of dwelling. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly more like this
star this property uin 271443 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 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>There are no current plans to extend or maintain the Benefit Freeze after March 2020. Specific decisions on how to uprate the Local Housing Allowance from April 2020 will form part of the discussions in support of fiscal events later this year.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T16:40:08.713Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T16:40:08.713Z
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
1136405
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Disability more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent steps her Department has taken to increase public understanding of invisible disabilities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly more like this
star this property uin 272164 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>On Tuesday 25 June, the Government launched a new cross-government approach on disability which is guided by a vision that recognises the contributions that disabled people make and where disabled people can participate fully in society. To drive forward this approach, government will establish a new cross-departmental disability team in the Cabinet Office, and the Office for Disability Issues (ODI) will be incorporated into the team. This move recognises that disabled people, including those with hidden disabilities, face barriers across the life course and a wide range of aspects of their lives and coordinated cross-government action is therefore vital.</p><p>The British Standards Institution, and others involved in supporting the “Grace’s Sign” campaign, are currently exploring the potential for developing a symbol for hidden disabilities. The project is in an early scoping phase, but its intended aim is that the symbol would be recognised by the International Organization for Standardization. Achieving this involves a multi-stage process, which can take time, but if successful, greatly enhances the chances of its sustained future use in public signage. If successful, greater use and public acceptance of such a symbol would increase awareness of hidden disabilities, and help promote an understanding of the possible access and support needs of people with hidden disabilities.</p><p>Various Sector Champions appointed by the Minister for Disabled People are working within their sectors to support all disabled people, raise awareness of their needs and drive improvements in how these are met. Examples relating to hidden disabilities include: railway franchises thinking about supporting people with a wider range of disabilities, including through quiet areas at stations; a lanyard to identify those with hidden disabilities at airports, with staff trained to recognise this and offer help; and within the retail sector, many large stores holding quiet hours (no music and dimmed lighting) to improve the shopping experience for those with some hidden disabilities (such as autism or ADHD).</p><p> </p>
unstar this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T15:56:14.727Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T15:56:14.727Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
1136629
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Plastics: Bottles more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with soft drinks manufacturers on phasing out single-use plastic bottles. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly more like this
star this property uin 272774 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>We have not had discussions on phasing out single use plastic bottles. However, as part of our wider consultation on the introduction of a deposit return scheme for drinks containers, we have been working closely with soft drinks manufacturers and other stakeholders on proposals aimed at boosting recycling rates, reducing littering and recovering high quality materials for reprocessing. The consultation closed on 13 May and we will issue a response in due course.</p> more like this
unstar 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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less than 2019-07-08T11:19:48.16Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T11:19:48.16Z
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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 Paul Farrelly more like this
1136636
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Sleeping Rough more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment his Department has made of the level of central Government funding required to enable local authorities to assist in meeting the Government’s target of halving rough sleeping by 2022 and eliminating it by 2027. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 272720 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to reducing homelessness and rough sleeping. No one should ever have to sleep rough. That is why last summer we published the cross-government Rough Sleeping Strategy, committing to end rough sleeping for good, with the aim of halving it by 2022. The strategy sets out an ambitious £100 million package to help people who sleep rough now, but also puts in place the structures that will end rough sleeping once and for all.</p><p>The Government has now committed over £1.2 billion to tackle homelessness and rough sleeping over the spending review period. This year, Rough Sleeping Initiative investment totals £46 million and has been allocated to 246 areas – providing funding for an estimated 750 additional staff and over 2,600 bed spaces, in addition to the £30 million allocated last year to those areas with the highest numbers of rough sleepers through the same initiative.</p><p>The Chancellor has said that there will be a Spending Review this year, and the Government will be looking at long term funding for homelessness and rough sleeping services as part of that. Ministers have made very clear that homelessness and rough sleeping is a key priority for the Government. We are working with other Government departments to assess what more can be done to combat rough sleeping and wider homelessness. This work is being overseen by the Ministerial Rough Sleeping and Homelessness Reduction Taskforce which includes HM Treasury and will play an important part of our preparations for the forthcoming Spending Review.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T14:27:30.183Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T14:27:30.183Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1136860
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Treasury more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Fisheries: South West more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what programmes will be funded through the £10 million allocated for fisheries innovation South West announced in Budget 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
star this property uin 273381 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
star this property answer text <p>At Budget 2018, the government announced that £10 million from UK Research and Innovation will be invested into the fisheries and seafood industries to help ensure the UK is a world leader in safe, sustainable and productive fishing.</p><p> </p><p>Defra and Cefas will deliver this funding. I understand they expect to launch the fund shortly.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-07-09T10:03:07.253Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-09T10:03:07.253Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
1136861
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Brixham Harbour more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he has plans to allocate funding to ensure the future of Brixham Harbour. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
star this property uin 273382 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
star this property answer text <p>It is expected that the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) will continue until 2020. In the event of no deal being reached, the Chancellor announced on 24 July 2018 that all EMFF projects approved before the closure date of the current programme will be fully funded under a Treasury guarantee. On 10 December 2018, this Government announced £37.2 million of extra funding for the UK seafood sector for projects approved during 2019 and 2020 to boost the industry as we become an independent coastal state.</p><p> </p><p>Applications for funding to improve infrastructure in fishing ports should be directed to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) in England. Applications are assessed against the scheme rules. The European Grants Team in the MMO processes applications for funding and projects over £100,000 will be assessed by a selection panel.</p><p> </p><p>All applications in England should be sent to:</p><p> </p><p>Marine Management Organisation</p><p>Lancaster House, Hampshire Court</p><p>Newcastle Business Park</p><p>Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 7YH</p><p> </p><p>Telephone: 0208 026 5539</p><p> </p><p>Email: <a href="mailto:emff.queries@marinemanagement.org.uk" target="_blank">emff.queries@marinemanagement.org.uk</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/guidance/european-maritime-and-fisheries-fund-emff-apply-for-funding" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/guidance/european-maritime-and-fisheries-fund-emff-apply-for-funding</a></p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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less than 2019-07-09T15:58:59.377Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-09T15:58:59.377Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
1136862
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Post Offices more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many post office branches advertised on the Post Office business opportunities website are (a) hard to place, (b) stranded branches and (c) stuck offices. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 273425 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the critical role that post offices play in communities and for small businesses across the UK. This is why the Government committed to safeguard the post office network and protect existing rural services. The overall number of post offices across the UK remains at its most stable in decades with over 11,500 branches thanks to significant Government investment of over £2 billion since 2010.</p><p>While the Government sets the strategic direction for the Post Office, it allows the company the commercial freedom to deliver this strategy as an independent business. The management of the Post Office network is an operational matter for Post Office Limited. I have therefore asked Alisdair Cameron, the Group interim Chief Executive of Post Office Limited, to write to the hon Member on this matter. A copy of his reply will be placed in the Libraries of the House</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-07-10T16:44:12.847Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T16:44:12.847Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4440
unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows more like this
1136863
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Compulsorily Detained Psychiatric Patients more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people have been detained in hospital under the Mental Health Act 1983 at (a) NHS and (b) private facilities in each of the last 10 years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
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Caroline Lucas more like this
star this property uin 273364 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-12more like thismore than 2019-07-12
star this property answer text <p>Information on the number of people detailed in hospital under the Mental Health Act 1983 each year is not available.</p><p> </p><p>Information on the number of detentions under the Act each year is shown in the following table. In these figures the same person will be recorded more than once if they have been detained more than once. These include both civil detentions under Part II and detentions via the criminal justice system under Part III of the Act, as well as detentions following use of a place of safety order or after the revocation of a community treatment order. They do not include uses of short-term orders under Sections 4, 5(2) and 5(4) or 135 and 136 of the Act.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year detention started</p></td><td><p>All detentions<sup>1</sup></p></td><td><p>National Health Service providers</p></td><td><p>Independent providers<sup>1</sup></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008-09</p></td><td><p>44,543</p></td><td><p>41,434</p></td><td><p>3,109</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009-10</p></td><td><p>46,600</p></td><td><p>43,507</p></td><td><p>3,093</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>46,348</p></td><td><p>43,326</p></td><td><p>3,022</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>48,631</p></td><td><p>44,985</p></td><td><p>3,646</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>50,408</p></td><td><p>44,985</p></td><td><p>4,257</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>53,176</p></td><td><p>48,014</p></td><td><p>5,162</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>58,399</p></td><td><p>51,969</p></td><td><p>6,430</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>63,622</p></td><td><p>56,594</p></td><td><p>7,028</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17<sup>2</sup></p></td><td><p>45,864</p></td><td><p>43,050</p></td><td><p>2,814</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18<sup>2</sup></p></td><td><p>49,551</p></td><td><p>46,552</p></td><td><p>2,999</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Source: NHS Digital (KP90 collection and Mental Health Services Dataset)</p><p><sup> </sup></p><p>Notes:</p><p> </p><p><sup>1</sup> A person may be detained more than once in a year.</p><p><sup>2</sup> Data for 2016-17 and 2017-18 are incomplete and should not be compared to previous years. This is due to the change in data source from the KP90 collection to the Mental Health Services Dataset.</p><p><strong> </strong></p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2019-07-12T11:20:50.47Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-12T11:20:50.47Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this