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star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department of Health more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Tobacco: Packaging 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 why they notified the European Commission of the draft regulations for possible standardised packaging for tobacco products without waiting for the results of the recent consultation that closed on 7 August. more like this
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Lord Palmer more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p>The consultation on introducing regulations for standardised packaging of tobacco ran between 26 June and 7 August 2014. All substantive responses were then considered before the regulations were notified in draft to the European Commission as technical standards under the procedures of Directive 98/34/EC. They were notified to the Commission on 29 August 2014.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2014-11-03T11:54:12.5872489Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T11:54:12.5872489Z
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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3192
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Palmer more like this
100045
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star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Tobacco: Packaging 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 when they will publish a revised impact assessment on standardised packaging of tobacco products following the comments of the Regulatory Policy Committee. more like this
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Lord Palmer more like this
star this property uin HL2251 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p>The consultation-stage impact assessment on standardised packaging of tobacco products is being updated following the public consultation, which ran between 26 June and 7 August 2014. The updated Impact Assessment takes into account previous comments from the Regulatory Policy Committee (RPC) and will be re-submitted to the RPC for their consideration before it is published.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2014-11-03T11:55:04.6967513Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T11:55:04.6967513Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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3192
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Palmer more like this
78950
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star this property date less than 2014-07-18more like thismore than 2014-07-18
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Pensions: Zimbabwe 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, in the light of the failure of Zimbabwe to pay pensions due to former Rhodesia or Zimbabwe public sector pensioners living outside Zimbabwe, whether they have any plans to make ex gratia payments to those affected; and if not, why not. more like this
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Lord Goodlad more like this
star this property uin HL1267 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 2014-07-30more like thismore than 2014-07-30
star this property answer text <p>The UK has no plans to make ex-gratia payments to former Rhodesia or Zimbabwe public sector pensioners living outside Zimbabwe. The legal obligation to pay these pensions rests solely with the Government of Zimbabwe. We will continue to press the Government of Zimbabwe to fulfil their obligation.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Warsi more like this
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less than 2014-07-30T11:07:12.1285957Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-30T11:07:12.1285957Z
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3839
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Warsi more like this
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670
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Goodlad more like this
79601
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star this property date less than 2014-07-24more like thismore than 2014-07-24
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Railways: Freight 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 measures they will include in their passenger franchising specifications to encourage the growth of rail freight. more like this
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Lord Berkeley more like this
star this property uin HL1497 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-30more like thismore than 2014-07-30
star this property answer text <p>We consider the needs of freight operators when developing franchise specifications. If there are specific growth needs for freight – such as in the recent Essex Thameside competition, then a requirement to accommodate additional paths will be made.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
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less than 2014-07-30T10:51:28.5550038Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-30T10:51:28.5550038Z
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1557
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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3526
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Berkeley more like this
79602
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star this property date less than 2014-07-24more like thismore than 2014-07-24
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Railways: Freight 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 whether future franchising specifications will encourage the carriage of small freight, parcels and letters on passenger trains. more like this
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Lord Berkeley more like this
star this property uin HL1498 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 2014-07-30more like thismore than 2014-07-30
star this property answer text <p>Her Majesty’s Government considers the needs of freight operators when developing passenger rail franchise specifications. While there are no specific measures included in current specifications relating to the carriage of small freight, parcels and letters on passenger trains, the Department for Transport is carrying out research into how better use can be made of spare capacity on trains. We will consider the outcome of this research in the design of future rail franchise specifications.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
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less than 2014-07-30T10:50:38.9839145Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-30T10:50:38.9839145Z
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1557
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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3526
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Berkeley more like this
78868
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star this property date less than 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Learning Disability: Nurses 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 learning disability nurses have been trained in the United Kingdom in each of the last five years. more like this
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Lord Wigley more like this
star this property uin HL1258 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-29more like thismore than 2014-07-29
star this property answer text <p>The following table shows the number of new learning disability nurse training places that were filled in the last five years in England. The Department in England does not collect this information for the rest of the United Kingdom.</p><p> </p><p>The table includes the students enrolled on both the degree and diploma courses.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="2"><p> </p></td><td rowspan="2"><p>2009-10</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p>2010-11</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p>2011-12</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p>2012-13</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p>2013-14</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Learning disability nurse trainees</p></td><td><p>723</p></td><td><p>642</p></td><td><p>574</p></td><td><p>618</p></td><td><p>603</p></td><td> </td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p><p><em>Source: </em>Multi professional education and training budget monitoring returns</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2014-07-29T11:00:15.9900964Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-29T11:00:15.9900964Z
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Wigley more like this
78951
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star this property date less than 2014-07-18more like thismore than 2014-07-18
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Kenya 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 whether the title and wording of the memorial in Nairobi to those who suffered during the Emergency period of 1952 to 1963 will indicate that it is a memorial to all those who suffered, on all sides, during that period. more like this
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Lord Goodlad more like this
star this property uin HL1268 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-28more like thismore than 2014-07-28
star this property answer text <p>The UK is working with the Kenyan Human Rights Commission, the Mau Mau War Veterans Association, the Nairobi Governor’s Office, and the National Museums of Kenya to make sure the proposed memorial is as inclusive as possible and promotes reconciliation. The Overseas Service Pensioners’ Association (OSPA) has also been fully consulted. <br><br>The first plaque will state: ‘This memorial is a symbol of reconciliation between the British Government, the Mau Mau, and all those who suffered during the Emergency Period’. <br><br>The proposed title of the memorial is: ‘Memorial to the Victims of Torture and Ill-Treatment during the Colonial Era (1952-1963)’. This reflects the wording of the settlement agreement and the announcement made by the then Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my right hon. Friend the Member for Richmond (Yorks) (Mr Hague), on 6 June 2013.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Warsi more like this
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less than 2014-07-28T11:11:42.232561Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-28T11:11:42.232561Z
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3839
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Warsi more like this
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670
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Goodlad more like this
76553
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star this property date less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Disability Aids 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 estimate they have made of the cost of producing internally at the Department of Health the report required under section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 setting out the assistive technology research and development activity under way across the United Kingdom. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL897 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
star this property answer text <p>Section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 sets out the following requirement:</p><p> </p><p><em>The Secretary of State shall as respects each year lay before Parliament a report on the progress made during that year in research and development work carried out by or on behalf of any Minister of the Crown in relation to equipment that might increase the range of activities and independence or well-being of disabled persons, and in particular such equipment that might improve the indoor and outdoor mobility of such persons.</em></p><p> </p><p>In recent years the report has been produced by the Foundation for Assistive Technology, and this contract expired in June 2014. The annual cost was £72,268 (figure for final year). The contract was funded by the Department's Policy Research Programme.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has to deliver change in a climate of continuing fiscal challenge and constraint on public spending, and the approach to reporting on assistive technology research and development is aligned with this. The Department does not therefore plan to invite tenders for production of Section 22 reports from 2014-15 and will produce future reports on a smaller scale and of sufficient quality to meet the statutory requirement. This will be done in-house at no additional cost.</p><p> </p><p>As the Government will continue to meet the statutory requirement, no formal consultation on Section 22 has been undertaken or planned.</p><p> </p><p>Reports produced under Section 22, together with other sources of information about Government-funded assistive technology research (including published outputs, project databases, trial registers, websites and other information published by research funders and organisations carrying out research) will continue to make information available that can be used to support the identification of innovation opportunities and the identification and adoption of technology.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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HL898 more like this
HL899 more like this
HL900 more like this
HL901 more like this
HL902 more like this
HL957 more like this
HL958 more like this
HL959 more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T11:49:07.1847658Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T11:49:07.1847658Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
76554
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star this property date less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Disability Aids 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 was the planned cost of commissioning the report required under section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 setting out the assistive technology research and development activity under way across the United Kingdom; how that cost compares with their estimate of producing the report internally; and whether the internal report will meet the current standards in term of highlighting technology and outcomes for those with disabilities. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL898 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 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
star this property answer text <p>Section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 sets out the following requirement:</p><p> </p><p><em>The Secretary of State shall as respects each year lay before Parliament a report on the progress made during that year in research and development work carried out by or on behalf of any Minister of the Crown in relation to equipment that might increase the range of activities and independence or well-being of disabled persons, and in particular such equipment that might improve the indoor and outdoor mobility of such persons.</em></p><p> </p><p>In recent years the report has been produced by the Foundation for Assistive Technology, and this contract expired in June 2014. The annual cost was £72,268 (figure for final year). The contract was funded by the Department's Policy Research Programme.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has to deliver change in a climate of continuing fiscal challenge and constraint on public spending, and the approach to reporting on assistive technology research and development is aligned with this. The Department does not therefore plan to invite tenders for production of Section 22 reports from 2014-15 and will produce future reports on a smaller scale and of sufficient quality to meet the statutory requirement. This will be done in-house at no additional cost.</p><p> </p><p>As the Government will continue to meet the statutory requirement, no formal consultation on Section 22 has been undertaken or planned.</p><p> </p><p>Reports produced under Section 22, together with other sources of information about Government-funded assistive technology research (including published outputs, project databases, trial registers, websites and other information published by research funders and organisations carrying out research) will continue to make information available that can be used to support the identification of innovation opportunities and the identification and adoption of technology.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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HL897 more like this
HL899 more like this
HL900 more like this
HL901 more like this
HL902 more like this
HL957 more like this
HL958 more like this
HL959 more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T11:49:07.7001534Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T11:49:07.7001534Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
76555
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star this property date less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Disability Aids 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 consultation they have undertaken on the issue of producing internally at the Department of Health the report required under section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 setting out the assistive technology research and development activity under way across the United Kingdom. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL899 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 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
star this property answer text <p>Section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 sets out the following requirement:</p><p> </p><p><em>The Secretary of State shall as respects each year lay before Parliament a report on the progress made during that year in research and development work carried out by or on behalf of any Minister of the Crown in relation to equipment that might increase the range of activities and independence or well-being of disabled persons, and in particular such equipment that might improve the indoor and outdoor mobility of such persons.</em></p><p> </p><p>In recent years the report has been produced by the Foundation for Assistive Technology, and this contract expired in June 2014. The annual cost was £72,268 (figure for final year). The contract was funded by the Department's Policy Research Programme.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has to deliver change in a climate of continuing fiscal challenge and constraint on public spending, and the approach to reporting on assistive technology research and development is aligned with this. The Department does not therefore plan to invite tenders for production of Section 22 reports from 2014-15 and will produce future reports on a smaller scale and of sufficient quality to meet the statutory requirement. This will be done in-house at no additional cost.</p><p> </p><p>As the Government will continue to meet the statutory requirement, no formal consultation on Section 22 has been undertaken or planned.</p><p> </p><p>Reports produced under Section 22, together with other sources of information about Government-funded assistive technology research (including published outputs, project databases, trial registers, websites and other information published by research funders and organisations carrying out research) will continue to make information available that can be used to support the identification of innovation opportunities and the identification and adoption of technology.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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HL897 more like this
HL898 more like this
HL900 more like this
HL901 more like this
HL902 more like this
HL957 more like this
HL958 more like this
HL959 more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T11:49:07.8095457Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T11:49:07.8095457Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this