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923153
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star this property date less than 2018-06-13more like thismore than 2018-06-13
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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 Children: Maintenance 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 how many deaths since 2000 have been linked to Child Support Agency cases or cases managed by the Child Maintenance Service. more like this
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Lord Pearson of Rannoch more like this
star this property uin HL8617 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
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star this property answer text <p>We have interpreted your question to refer to the death, for any reason, of receiving or paying parent who is named on a case managed by the Child Support Agency (CSA) or the Child Maintenance Service (CMS).</p><p> </p><p>Data is only available for the 2003 CSA scheme, and for the CMS since December 2015. <del class="ministerial">IIt</del> <ins class="ministerial">It </ins>is standard practice for the Department to be informed of a death and for this to be recorded on departmental systems. It is only possible to identify a death of a case participant where the Department has a National Insurance number for the parent involved and has been informed of the death. Where the Department is informed of a death only the date is recorded as standard practice and as such any link beyond involvement in a case cannot be established.</p><p> </p><p>For 2003 scheme cases managed by the CSA there were 71,200 deaths informed to DWP between 2003 and 31st December 2017.</p><p> </p><p>For cases managed by the CMS there were 3,500 deaths informed to DWP between 1st December 2015 and 31st December 2017.</p><p> </p><p>Numbers have been rounded to the nearest one hundred.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Buscombe more like this
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less than 2018-06-25T13:44:36.35Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-25T13:44:36.35Z
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less than 2018-07-17T15:04:25.317Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-17T15:04:25.317Z
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3349
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Buscombe more like this
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65349
star this property answering member printed Baroness Buscombe more like this
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3349
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Buscombe more like this
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3153
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Pearson of Rannoch more like this
924683
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-15more like thismore than 2018-06-15
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading HM Courts and Tribunals Service 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 Justice, whether his Department plans to make an assessment of the potential merits of providing HM Courts and Tribunal Service cleaning and security services in-House; whether trade union recognition will form part of the tendered contracts; and what steps he plans to take to ensure that employees are paid the living wage as recognised by the Living Wage Foundation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts more like this
star this property uin 154180 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
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star this property answer text <p>HM Courts &amp; Tribunals Service has undertaken an assessment of the merits of providing services in-house but has determined that continued outsourcing of these services is the most efficient model and provides best value for the taxpayer. <ins class="ministerial">For such contracts, service providers are expected to observce Cabinet Office Guidance that &quot;service providers should actively communicate and, where appropriate, seek to build good relations with trade unions&quot;</ins><del class="ministerial">For all such contracts, trade union recognition is a requirement of service providers</del>.</p><p> </p><p>Rates of pay for employees delivering outsourced services are determined by their respective employers. All employers must comply with statutory legislation and pay at least the National Minimum Wage and the National Living Wage.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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less than 2018-06-25T15:22:10.457Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-25T15:22:10.457Z
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less than 2018-10-08T10:10:57.163Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-08T10:10:57.163Z
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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65433
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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4521
unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts more like this
927347
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-19more like thismore than 2018-06-19
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading Construction: Migrant Workers 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 assessment they have made of the possible effect of Brexit on the recruitment of foreign workers in the construction industry. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL8790 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>We have been clear that following our exit from the EU, we will continue to welcome those with the skills, drive and expertise to make a positive contribution. We are also committed to avoiding labour shortages in key sectors.</p><p>The Government has commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to gather evidence on patterns of EU migration and the role of migration in the wider economy, ahead of our exit from the EU. The MAC will build on the significant analysis already underway in Government, but we want the MAC’s credible, independent advice to inform our decisions on our future immigration arrangements.</p><p>The MAC is due to report in September 2018 and the Government will take account of their findings when making final decisions about our future immigration system.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Callanan more like this
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less than 2018-06-25T13:24:05.233Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-25T13:24:05.233Z
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4336
star this property label Biography information for Lord Callanan more like this
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1796
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
926500
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-18more like thismore than 2018-06-18
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Gaza: Kites 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 support they are providing to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East in its efforts to ensure that the annual kite flying event for Palestinian children in Gaza is allowed to be held this year. more like this
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Baroness Tonge more like this
star this property uin HL8748 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has conducted two kite flying events on the 12 and 13<sup>th</sup> of March 2018 in Gaza. The event has been taking place since 2012 with the primary aim to raise funds and to send a peaceful message to the world about the importance of protecting the dignity and hopes of Palestine refugees. We recognize the valuable role UNRWA plays in supporting young Palestinians across the region.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2018-06-25T12:45:02.237Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-25T12:45:02.237Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Tonge more like this
924182
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star this property date less than 2018-06-14more like thismore than 2018-06-14
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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 Social Security Benefits: Disability 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 how UK public spending on disability and incapacity compares with other G7 nations. more like this
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Lord Shinkwin more like this
star this property uin HL8661 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>As a share of GDP, latest data shows that the UK’s public spending on disability and incapacity is the second highest in the G7. Public incapacity spending in the G7 countries is shown in the table.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Public spending – incapacity-related (per cent of Gross Domestic Product)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Germany</p></td><td><p>2.1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>United Kingdom</p></td><td><p>2.0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Italy</p></td><td><p>1.7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>France</p></td><td><p>1.7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>United States of America</p></td><td><p>1.4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Japan</p></td><td><p>1.0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Canada</p></td><td><p>0.8</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Source: Social Expenditure Database, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Buscombe more like this
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less than 2018-06-25T13:46:22.097Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-25T13:46:22.097Z
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3349
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Buscombe more like this
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4557
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Shinkwin more like this
924181
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-14more like thismore than 2018-06-14
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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 Social Security Benefits: Disability 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 how much they spend on supporting people with disabilities and health conditions; and how much this amount has risen in real terms since 2010. more like this
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Lord Shinkwin more like this
star this property uin HL8660 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>In 2018/19, forecast expenditure on benefits to support disabled people and people with health conditions is £54.0 billion. This is £9.3 billion more than in 2010/11.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Buscombe more like this
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less than 2018-06-25T13:45:00.133Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-25T13:45:00.133Z
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3349
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Buscombe more like this
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4557
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Shinkwin more like this
924171
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star this property date less than 2018-06-14more like thismore than 2018-06-14
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Israel: Palestinians 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 representations they have made to the government of Israel since 30 March, to encourage their cooperation with the independent, international commission of inquiry established by the UN Human Rights Council to investigate all alleged violations of international humanitarian law and international human rights law in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem. more like this
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The Marquess of Lothian more like this
star this property uin HL8650 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UK has been clear that we support an independent and transparent investigation into recent events in Gaza, including Hamas’s role and the Israeli DeFence’s conduct. The Prime Minister and the Foreign Secretary expressed concern about the loss of Palestinian lives during the Gaza protests when they met Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu in London on 6 June.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2018-06-25T15:47:51.513Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-25T15:47:51.513Z
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4210
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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259
unstar this property label Biography information for The Marquess of Lothian more like this
924161
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-14more like thismore than 2018-06-14
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Eritrea: Mining 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 assessment they have made of the recent report by Eritrea Focus to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Eritrea, Mining &amp; Repression in Eritrea: corporate complicity in human rights abuses, and its implications for Government policy. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL8640 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>​The Government has received the recent report by Eritrea Focus. Eritrea remains a human rights priority country under the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Annual Human Rights Report. The FCO and the British Embassy in Asmara regularly engages with UK companies, and companies with UK investment, involved in the extractive sector in Eritrea. Discussions include their duty to comply with the legislative and regulatory requirements of operating in Eritrea, and the human rights of Eritrean nationals involved in their operations in Eritrea.</p><p>The British Government will take appropriate action against companies and/or individuals who fail to comply with the relevant legislation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2018-06-25T15:47:15.647Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-25T15:47:15.647Z
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4210
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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738
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
923170
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-13more like thismore than 2018-06-13
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Ukraine: Travellers 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, following the government of Ukraine's undertaking to respond by March 2018 to the UK's request for action to ensure that individuals from Ukraine's Roma community are afforded full and equal access to an education, fair treatment by law enforcement bodies and the judiciary, and a right to acquire a nationality, what response they have received from the government of Ukraine. more like this
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Baroness Whitaker more like this
star this property uin HL8634 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>​The UK raised the treatment of members of the Roma community during Ukraine's Universal Periodic Review at the United Nations in November 2017. In their response, Ukraine noted that it was implementing the 2013-20 Strategy for the Protection and Integration of the Roma National Minority into Ukrainian Society, including efforts to improve the documentation of the Roma population and school attendance of Roma children. The UK continues to engage with the Ukrainian authorities and non-governmental organisations on this issue.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2018-06-25T15:44:27.517Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-25T15:44:27.517Z
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4210
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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2510
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Whitaker more like this
923165
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star this property date less than 2018-06-13more like thismore than 2018-06-13
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Burma: Overseas Aid 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 UK economic aid, if any, is provided to the Burmese army. more like this
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Baroness Sheehan more like this
star this property uin HL8629 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UK provides no economic aid to the Burmese Army.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2018-06-25T12:44:15.5Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-25T12:44:15.5Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
star this property tabling member
4548
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Sheehan more like this