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star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading India: Human Rights more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what diplomatic steps his Department is taking to help tackle alleged human rights violations of Dalits and tribal people in India. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bury North more like this
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James Frith more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
unstar this property answer text <p>We engage with India on the full range of human rights matters, working with Union and State Governments and with non-governmental organisations to build capacity and share expertise to promote human rights for all. The British High Commission recently met the Vice Chairman of the National Commission for Minorities in July to discuss minority rights.</p><p><del class="ministerial">We also support local NGOs to deliver projects to promote minority rights. In 2015, we funded a project that trained 500 tribal men and women on women’s rights and access to justice. During 2016-2018, we provided legal training for 2,000 Dalit women to combat violence against them, and helped create a network of Dalit Women Human Rights Defenders in four states. This year, we have launched a network of legal experts to empower Dalit communities in Andhra Pradesh and a helpline for victims of persecution to seek support.</del></p><p>​</p> more like this
star 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 2019-09-05T14:46:50.783Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-05T14:46:50.783Z
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less than 2019-09-09T09:35:11.993Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T09:35:11.993Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler remove filter
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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 James Frith more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Hong Kong: Police 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what (a) training, (b) capacity building and (c) assistance (i) the UK Government and (ii) Scotland Yard provides to the Hong Kong Police Force. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Orkney and Shetland more like this
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Mr Alistair Carmichael more like this
star this property uin 279392 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 2019-08-09more like thismore than 2019-08-09
unstar this property answer text <p>In recent years, UK law enforcement agencies have provided training and assistance to the Hong Kong Police Force in a number of areas, including illicit finance and traffic policing. UK law enforcement agencies maintain regular engagement with the Hong Kong Police Force in the course of information exchange and joint investigations of serious and organised crime – as they do with counterparts throughout the world. All cooperation with overseas partners – including those in Hong Kong – is conducted under the Overseas Security and Justice Assistance (OSJA) risk management system, which is used across Government to assess human rights risks.</p> more like this
star 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 2019-08-09T13:47:54.157Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-09T13:47:54.157Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler remove filter
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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 Mr Alistair Carmichael more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-07-12more like thismore than 2018-07-12
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Housing: Overcrowding 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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many households were registered as statutorily overcrowded in (a) Camberwell and Peckham, (b) Southwark and (c) London in each of the last 5 years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Camberwell and Peckham more like this
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Ms Harriet Harman more like this
star this property uin 163485 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 2018-07-19more like thismore than 2018-07-19
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department does not collect information on the number of households registered as statutorily overcrowded. However, we do collect information on overcrowding more generally. The Department's English Housing Survey collects information on overcrowding (measured using the Bedroom Standard). Statistics for England are published annually.</p><p>See Annex Table 1.20 here: <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/676433/2016-17_Section_1_Households_Annex_Tables.xlsx" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/676433/2016-17_Section_1_Households_Annex_Tables.xlsx</a></p><p>The Department's Local Authority Housing Statistics collects information on the number of households on a local authority housing waiting list because they are currently residing in insanitary or overcrowded housing, see here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/local-authority-housing-statistics-data-returns-for-2016-to-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/local-authority-housing-statistics-data-returns-for-2016-to-2017</a></p>
star 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 2018-07-19T15:06:03.183Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-19T15:06:03.183Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler remove filter
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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 Ms Harriet Harman more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-04-24more like thismore than 2018-04-24
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Homelessness: Death 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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of the Government recording homeless death statistics at a national level. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 137480 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-27more like thismore than 2018-04-27
unstar this property answer text <p>No one should ever have to sleep rough and the death of any rough sleeper is a tragedy. As part of our Rough Sleeping Strategy, we will be considering a wide range of options to support rough sleepers to meet our commitment, which will include the data we gather on them.</p> more like this
star 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 2018-04-27T14:30:06.15Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-27T14:30:06.15Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler remove filter
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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 Chris Ruane more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-04-24more like thismore than 2018-04-24
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Temporary Accommodation 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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps have been taken as part of the £100 million programme for low-cost move on accommodation to enable people leaving hostels and refuges to make a sustainable recovery from a homelessness crisis into independent living; and how much of that money has been spent to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Preston more like this
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Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
star this property uin 137467 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 2018-04-27more like thismore than 2018-04-27
unstar this property answer text <p>£50 million has been allocated to the Greater London Authority who are working closely with those in the homelessness sector to deploy the fund in the capital.</p><p>It is our priority to ensure that the Move On Fund meets the needs of those who are homeless and victims of domestic abuse, as such the Department is carefully considering the design of the programme for the rest of England, in particular to ensure a strategic alignment with the Rough Sleeping Strategy to be published in July.</p> more like this
star 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 2018-04-27T14:47:50.233Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-27T14:47:50.233Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler remove filter
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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 Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-03-13more like thismore than 2018-03-13
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Housing: Finance 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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, for what reasons his Department returned £817m of housing funding to HM Treasury; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds North West more like this
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Alex Sobel more like this
star this property uin 132182 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-22more like thismore than 2018-03-22
unstar this property answer text <p>In line with standard practice where funding cannot be spent, within a financial year, it is returned to the Treasury. This is part of good budget management within the Department, and in line with established processes. Underspends are not unusual. For comparison, in 2009-10, the Department underspent by £504 million in total.</p><p>Overall, funding for housing has been substantially increased, with an additional £15.3 billion of investment in housing over the next 5 years. This includes an extra £2 billion for Affordable Housing, taking the programme to £9 billion. In 2017/18, we have also invested an additional £1.5 billion in our Help to Buy scheme, supporting thousands of first time buyers to move into their first home. We will be investing over £10 billion in that programme in the next 3 years.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Esher and Walton more like this
star this property answering member printed Dominic Raab more like this
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less than 2018-03-22T11:39:26.84Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-22T11:39:26.84Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dominic Raab more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler remove filter
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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 Alex Sobel more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-03-07more like thismore than 2018-03-07
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Sleeping Rough: Death 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, how many rough sleepers have died as a result of their homeless status between November 2017 and March 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Great Grimsby more like this
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Melanie Onn more like this
star this property uin 131540 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-14more like thismore than 2018-03-14
unstar this property answer text <p>The death of any rough sleeper is a tragedy. That is why this Government has committed to halve rough sleeping by 2022 and eliminate it altogether by 2027. Establishing the causes of death for any person in the UK is a matter for medical professionals or coroners.</p><p>Local areas and homelessness services often hold detailed information about the people who sleep rough in their area, including about rough sleepers who have died where this information is available them.</p><p>We are overhauling the statutory homelessness data collection alongside the introduction of the Homelessness Reduction Act. This will give us better insights into the causes of homelessness and the support people need. The new statutory homelessness data collection will be called H-CLIC.</p><p>The first meeting of the Rough Sleeping and Homelessness Reduction Taskforce took place on the 7 March. The Taskforce will drive forward the implementation of a cross-Government strategy to reduce rough sleeping.</p><p>We have allocated over £1 billion through to 2020 to prevent and reduce all forms of homelessness including piloting a Housing First approach for some of the most entrenched rough sleepers.</p>
star 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 2018-03-14T17:17:03.777Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-14T17:17:03.777Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler remove filter
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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 Melanie Onn more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-02-27more like thismore than 2018-02-27
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Housing: Standards 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, how much funding has been allocated to the Decent Homes programme in each financial year since 2009-10; and what commitment he has made for future funding of that programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wentworth and Dearne more like this
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John Healey more like this
star this property uin 129975 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 2018-03-06more like thismore than 2018-03-06
unstar this property answer text <p>The Decent Homes backlog programme provided £1.76 million of funding to local authorities between 2011/16 to tackle their backlog of non-decent homes.</p><p>The funding by year as follows:-</p><p>2011/12 - £300 million</p><p>2012/13 - £394 million</p><p>2013/14 - £431 million</p><p>2014/15 - £474 million</p><p>2015/16 - £160 million</p><p>There was no government funding in years 2009/10 or 2010/11. The number of social homes failing to meet the Decent Homes standard is down by 55 per cent since 2007 (between 2007 and 2016), with over 626,000 local authority homes brought up to standard since 2009.</p><p>Since the Local Government Self Financing Settlement in 2012 we expect local authorities to use their rental income to maintain the standard.</p> more like this
star 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 2018-03-06T12:45:43.897Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-06T12:45:43.897Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler remove filter
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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 John Healey more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-02-21more like thismore than 2018-02-21
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Bed and Breakfast Accommodation 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, how the ban on local authorities accommodating homeless families and pregnant women in B&B accommodation for longer than 6 weeks is being enforced. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 128875 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-26more like thismore than 2018-02-26
unstar this property answer text <p>Time spent in temporary accommodation means people are getting help and it ensures no family is without a roof over their head. The law is clear that households with dependent children should only be accommodated in B&amp;B in an emergency and then for no longer than 6 weeks</p><p>Our new Homelessness Advice and Support Team, drawn from local authorities and the homelessness sector, is providing support to local authorities to help them address their homelessness challenges, including the use of B&amp;B accommodation for families.</p><p>We are taking unprecedented action to change how we tackle homelessness and rough sleeping. We have committed £1 billion through to 2020 to support local services and changing how local authorities operate by implementing the Homelessness Reduction Act from 3 April 2018 to help more people get tailored support sooner when they are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.</p> more like this
star 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 2018-02-26T17:58:46.71Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-26T17:58:46.71Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler remove filter
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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 Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-01-17more like thismore than 2018-01-17
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Religious Freedom 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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps have been taken by the Government in response to the recommendation in paragraph 6.5. of the Council of Europe Resolution 2036 (2015) on publicly condemning the use of and incitement to violence, as well as all forms of discrimination and intolerance on religious grounds; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lagan Valley more like this
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Sir Jeffrey M. Donaldson more like this
star this property uin 122595 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-22more like thismore than 2018-01-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government condemns all forms of discrimination, intolerance and hate crime including that perpetrated against Christians. 'Action against Hate' the UK Government's plan for tackling hate crime specifically mentions hate crime perpetrated against Christians. We are also supporting work through the police online portal True Vision to conduct a survey on the nature and number of hate crimes perpetrated against Christians. An important part of this programme is to encourage victims of anti-Christian hate crime to report incidents to the police.</p> more like this
star 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 2018-01-22T18:01:41.13Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-22T18:01:41.13Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler remove filter
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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 Sir Jeffrey M. Donaldson more like this