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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Stowell of Beeston on 3 March (WA 278), what evidence they have that Community Care Grants and Crisis Loans were "poorly targeted and failed to help those most in need". more like this
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Baroness King of Bow more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-19more like thismore than 2014-03-19
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The coalition Government outlined the evidence in <em>Local support to replace Community Care Grants and Crisis Loans for living expenses in England, Government response to the call for evidence June 2011.</em> A copy was placed in the House library and it can be found online at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/local-support-to-replace-community-care-grants-and-crisis-loans-for-living-expenses-call-for-evidence" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/local-support-to-replace-community-care-grants-and-crisis-loans-for-living-expenses-call-for-evidence</a> </p><p> </p><p>Nottinghamshire County Council have consulted on their plans to wind down their dedicated scheme and provide support by other means. Information on other authorities will be provided by the review my Department will shortly be carrying out about the way local authorities have used the funding provided following the abolition of the discretionary Social Fund. We are making arrangements with local authorities regarding this. A copy of the findings will be placed in the House Library.</p><p> </p><p>There has never been a commitment to provide specific funding beyond 2014/15. On the basis of experience on the ground since support was localised, central government believes that it makes most sense for councils to choose how much funding to allocate to these services in their areas in future - according to local priorities and needs - and how to provide such support.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
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HL5963 more like this
HL5964 more like this
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less than 2014-03-19T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-19T12:00:00.00Z
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3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness King of Bow more like this
42898
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Stowell of Beeston on 3 March (WA 278), which authorities have decided to "wind-down their local Discretionary Social Fund replacement schemes following underspends this year". more like this
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Baroness King of Bow more like this
star this property uin HL5963 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-19more like thismore than 2014-03-19
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The coalition Government outlined the evidence in <em>Local support to replace Community Care Grants and Crisis Loans for living expenses in England, Government response to the call for evidence June 2011.</em> A copy was placed in the House library and it can be found online at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/local-support-to-replace-community-care-grants-and-crisis-loans-for-living-expenses-call-for-evidence" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/local-support-to-replace-community-care-grants-and-crisis-loans-for-living-expenses-call-for-evidence</a> </p><p> </p><p>Nottinghamshire County Council have consulted on their plans to wind down their dedicated scheme and provide support by other means. Information on other authorities will be provided by the review my Department will shortly be carrying out about the way local authorities have used the funding provided following the abolition of the discretionary Social Fund. We are making arrangements with local authorities regarding this. A copy of the findings will be placed in the House Library.</p><p> </p><p>There has never been a commitment to provide specific funding beyond 2014/15. On the basis of experience on the ground since support was localised, central government believes that it makes most sense for councils to choose how much funding to allocate to these services in their areas in future - according to local priorities and needs - and how to provide such support.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
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HL5962 more like this
HL5964 more like this
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less than 2014-03-19T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-19T12:00:00.00Z
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3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
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143
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness King of Bow more like this
42695
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Cabinet Office 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 Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many people aged 18 to 24 years old in Scotland have been unemployed for (a) six months, (b) one year, (c) two years and (d) more than two years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow East more like this
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Margaret Curran more like this
star this property uin 191751 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
star this property answer text <p>The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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star this property file name PQ191751.pdf more like this
star this property title Unemployment in Scotland - ONS Letter more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Margaret Curran more like this
42696
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, which statistics identified as high impact outputs with less widespread support by the Office for National Statistics in consultation on statistical products 2013 have had funding secured for their compilation in 2014-15. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Ayrshire and Arran more like this
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Katy Clark more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
star this property answer text <p>The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
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1561
star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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star this property file name PQ191785.pdf more like this
star this property title Statistics - ONS Letter more like this
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1590
unstar this property label Biography information for Katy Clark more like this
42697
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 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 Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much each Government department has allocated to charitable, benevolent or philanthropic institutions to deliver programmes through the Charities Act 2006 to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
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Richard Burden more like this
star this property uin 191743 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
star this property answer text <p>Cabinet Office is investing £470 million over the Spending Review period directly to support charities and voluntary groups. In most cases these payments are made under the Charities Act 2006.</p><p>Data on the legal powers exercised to make these and previous allocations to charitable, benevolent and philanthropic institutions by the Cabinet Office is not held. </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
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1561
star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
42700
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what change there has been in (a) gross and (b) net immigration into Northern Ireland in the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Antrim more like this
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Dr William McCrea more like this
star this property uin 191872 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
star this property answer text <p>The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
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1561
star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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star this property file name PQ191872.pdf more like this
star this property title Net Immigration - ONS Letter more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown more like this
42809
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many non-EU students (a) came to the UK and (b) departed the UK in the last period for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mid Sussex more like this
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Nicholas Soames more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
star this property answer text <p>The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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star this property file name PQ191830.pdf more like this
star this property title EU and Non EU Students - ONS Letter more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Nicholas Soames more like this
42871
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 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 assessment he has made of the effect (a) generally and (b) on ease of comparisons with previous years of collecting work-related ill-health data through the Labour Force Survey biennially instead of annually. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 191798 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 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Experience from collecting work-related ill health data through the Labour Force Survey from 2003/04 to 2011/12 indicated that figures rarely changed significantly year-on-year. The main value in the data is in comparisons over longer time periods and in combining survey years to look at detailed sub-populations. </p><p> </p><p>Work-related ill health data for 2013/14 has been collated and will be published in the autumn. </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
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1528
star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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163
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
42872
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Department for Work and Pensions 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, which Health and Safety Executive Approved Codes of Practice (a) have been reviewed since May 2010, (b) are scheduled for review or amendment and (c) are not currently scheduled for review. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 191791 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
star this property answer text <p>Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is reviewing all of its Approved Codes of Practices (ACOP) in line with Professor Löfstedt's independent review of health and safety legislation ‘Reclaiming health and safety for all' (published November 2011). </p><p> </p><p>(a) 19 ACOPs have been reviewed since May 2010. Of these, five have been revised and re-published, nine consolidated into three revised ACOPs and five withdrawn completely. These are:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Revised</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L5 - Control of substances hazardous to health</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L8 - Legionnaires' disease. The Control of legionella bacteria in water systems</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L24 - Workplace health, safety and welfare </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L117 – Rider-operated lift trucks: Operator training</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L118 - Health and safety at quarries </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Consolidated</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L56 - Safety in the installation and use of gas systems and appliances. This is a consolidation of two ACOPs (L56 and COP20: Standards of training in safe gas installation) into a single revised ACOP (L56)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L138 - Dangerous substances and explosive atmospheres consolidated the following five ACOPs into a single revised ACOP (L138): </p><p>L134 - Design of plant, equipment and workplace</p><p>L135 - Storage of dangerous substances</p><p>L136 - Control and mitigation measures</p><p>L137 - Safe maintenance, repair and cleaning procedures</p><p>L138 - Dangerous substances and explosive atmospheres</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L143 - Managing and working with Asbestos. This is a consolidation of two ACOPs </p><p>(L127 - The management of asbestos in non-domestic premises and L143 - Work with materials containing asbestos) into a single revised ACOP (L143).</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Withdrawn</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L21 - Management of health and safety at work </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L74 - First aid at work</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L81 - Design, construction and installation of gas service pipes </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L116 - Preventing accidents to children in agriculture </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L130 - Compilation of safety data sheets </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> (b) A review of a further 14 ACOPS will be completed by the end of 2014. These are:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>COP25 Safety in docks to be replaced by L148 Safety in docks ACOP </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Five Diving ACOPs:</p><p>L103 - Commercial diving projects offshore</p><p>L104 - Commercial diving projects inland/inshore</p><p>L105 - Recreational diving projects</p><p>L106 - Media diving projects</p><p>L107 - Scientific and archaeological diving projects</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Three Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations linked ACOPs:</p><p>L22 - Safe use of work equipment</p><p>L112 - Safe use of power presses</p><p>L114 - Safe use of woodworking machinery</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L113 - Safe use of lifting equipment</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L101 - Safe work in confined spaces</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L122 - Safety of pressure systems</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L133 - Unloading petrol from road tankers </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L146 - Consulting workers on health and safety</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>A further 19 ACOPs associated with changes to legislation and will be reviewed in accordance with the timescale for legislative change.</p><p> </p><p>(c) All HSE ACOPs are scheduled for review. </p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
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1528
star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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163
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
42873
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 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 plans his Department has for the future use of Post Office card accounts. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 191790 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The Post Office card account (POca) contract expires in March 2015 with the possibility of a 2 year extension beyond that date. </p><p>No decision has been made on the future of the POca but discussions are currently taking place between DWP, Post Office Ltd and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to consider the future needs of customers beyond 2015. </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this