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star this property date less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: GoldenTree Asset Management more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether (a) he or (b) officials from his Department have (i) met or (ii) been in correspondence with representatives from GoldenTree Asset Management since his appointment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Bromwich East more like this
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Tom Watson more like this
star this property uin 194686 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
star this property answer text <p>I updated the House on Monday 19th November regarding Johnston Press. Johnston Press had a number of creditors including Golden Tree Asset Management, Fidelity, Caravel Asset Management, and Benefits Street Partners. As I set out on 19 November, a consortium of creditors formed JPI Media to take over the assets of Johnston Press. DCMS has been in contact with a number of stakeholders in relation to the takeover<del class="ministerial">.</del><ins class="ministerial">:I spoke with David King (Chief Executive of JPI Media) and John Ensall (Director at JPI Media). Officials at DCMS have also spoken to representatives of Johnston Press and JPI Media. </ins></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2018-11-27T14:57:08.09Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-27T14:57:08.09Z
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less than 2018-11-27T18:02:20.17Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-27T18:02:20.17Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright remove filter
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star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Watson more like this
387884
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-06more like thismore than 2015-07-06
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Crown Prosecution Service 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Attorney General, if he will review the position of the incumbent Director of Public Prosecutions in view of the recent decision to charge Lord Janner. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rochdale more like this
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Simon Danczuk more like this
star this property uin 5644 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2015-07-09more like thismore than 2015-07-09
star this property answer text <p><ins class="ministerial">Decisions on whether or not to bring criminal charges are taken by prosecutors who are independent from government and independent from Parliament. I am confident of the independence and the integrity of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Alison Saunders, in making the difficult judgements the job of a prosecutor involves.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Victims’ Right to Review, which Alison Saunders helped to bring in, allows any victim of crime who is dissatisfied with a decision taken by a prosecutor not to proceed with their case to ask for the decision to be reviewed. This review has operated as it was designed to in the case of Greville Janner.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">We are world leaders in offering that safeguard for victims and since Alison Saunders has been DPP, the CPS has prosecuted and convicted more child sex offenders than ever before.</ins></p><p> </p><p><del class="ministerial">In the year to 31<sup>st </sup>December 2014, the Law Officers personally considered 469 cases and referred 128 offenders to the Court of Appeal under the unduly lenient sentence scheme. Leave was granted by the Court in 95% of cases which included some of the most serious violent and sexual offences, including murder, rape and sexual assault.</del></p><p><br /><del class="ministerial">The Attorney General’s Office publishes statistics for unduly lenient sentences at the end of the calendar year. This is to ensure that the figures are released in a consistent format and are accurate and quality assured. Unduly lenient sentences statistics for 2013 and 2014 are published on the Attorney General’s Office website - <a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/attorney-generals-office" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/organisations/attorney-generals-office</a>. </del></p>
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2015-07-09T12:58:22.593Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-09T12:58:22.593Z
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less than 2015-07-09T13:24:23.12Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-09T13:24:23.12Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright remove filter
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star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Simon Danczuk more like this
524189
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-06-09more like thismore than 2016-06-09
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Gurpal Virdi 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how and why the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) joined the Metropolitan Police in announcing that retired police sergeant Gurpal Virdi was charged with misconduct in public office and with indecent assault on a person under 16 years; what publicity the CPS recorded as resulting at the time; when the memorandum of a conviction proved 1 April 1987 for offences on 7 November 1986 of a defendant born on 5 September 1970 with informant or complainant recorded as PC Markwick came to the attention of the CPS; what steps were taken to put right the effect of the wrong statement; when those steps were taken; and what the results of those steps were. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Worthing West more like this
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Sir Peter Bottomley more like this
star this property uin 40180 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-06-14more like thismore than 2016-06-14
star this property answer text <p>A press release was issued by the Metropolitan Police Service which stated that the complainant was under 16. The CPS was not a party to this release and did not issue any other release. The CPS does not retain records of publicity resulting at the time.</p><p> </p><p>When the case was reviewed in 2014 for charging, the complainant and the witness clearly stated that the complainant had been 15 when the incident took place in 1986.<del class="ministerial"> In addition Mr Virdi also said in interview that the complainant had been 15 at the time of the incident.</del> The police summary stated that the complainant was 15. However the complainant’s date of birth and the date of his arrest were known and this mistake should not have been made.</p><p> </p><p>The CPS was supplied with the memorandum of conviction referred to on 17 September 2014.<del class="ministerial">The indictment was formally amended thereafter.</del></p><p> </p><p>No steps were taken to publicise the fact that the charge was later amended in open court to remove the assertion that the complainant was under 16.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2016-06-14T13:53:54.987Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-14T13:53:54.987Z
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less than 2016-06-24T09:44:08.533Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-24T09:44:08.533Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright remove filter
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star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Peter Bottomley more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-09more like thismore than 2014-06-09
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Open Prisons 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisoners in an open prison have previously breached a licence condition while released on temporary licence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
star this property uin 199722 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-06-16more like thismore than 2014-06-16
star this property answer text <p>Keeping the public safe is our priority. That is why this Government has taken action on both releases on temporary licence (ROTL) and absconds from prison.</p><p> </p><p>We commissioned a fundamental review of ROTL policy and practice last year and, in March, announced a package of measures to ensure that the public was properly protected. We have brought forward some of those measures so that they take effect immediately; particularly with more serious offenders, where the review concluded that an enhanced risk assessment approach should be taken.</p><p> </p><p>Absconds have reached record lows under this Government but each incident is taken seriously. Immediate changes have already been ordered to tighten up the system as a matter of urgency. Prisoners will no longer be transferred to open conditions or allowed out on temporary release if they have previously absconded.</p><p><ins class="ministerial">My officials are currently working to provide the information requested. I will write to you in due course. </ins></p>
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2014-06-16T16:59:29.377Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-16T16:59:29.377Z
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less than 2014-10-09T13:55:00.1025878Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-09T13:55:00.1025878Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright remove filter
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star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-02more like thismore than 2018-11-02
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Gambling 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, which gambling companies he has held meetings with since he took up his current office. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Bromwich East more like this
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Tom Watson more like this
star this property uin 187321 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
star this property answer text <p>I have not met with any gambling companies since my appointment. The Minister for Sport and Civil Society, together with officials, hold regular such meetings and I will be attending a roundtable with the gambling industry later this year.</p><p> </p><p>I held a meeting with the hon Member for Shipley and the hon Member for Tewkesbury on 10 October and have held further conversations with colleagues on this issue.</p><p> </p><p>I am fully briefed on all aspects of the Gambling Review, including the Government's response to Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
187322 more like this
187323 more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T11:39:22.263Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T11:39:22.263Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Watson more like this
1000317
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-02more like thismore than 2018-11-02
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Departmental Responsibilities 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, on what dates he met with the hon. Member for Shipley since becoming Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Bromwich East more like this
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Tom Watson more like this
star this property uin 187322 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
star this property answer text <p>I have not met with any gambling companies since my appointment. The Minister for Sport and Civil Society, together with officials, hold regular such meetings and I will be attending a roundtable with the gambling industry later this year.</p><p> </p><p>I held a meeting with the hon Member for Shipley and the hon Member for Tewkesbury on 10 October and have held further conversations with colleagues on this issue.</p><p> </p><p>I am fully briefed on all aspects of the Gambling Review, including the Government's response to Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
187321 more like this
187323 more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T11:39:22.323Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T11:39:22.323Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Watson more like this
1000318
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-02more like thismore than 2018-11-02
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Gaming Machines more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, on what day he read the Government's response to Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures, published by the Gambling Commission on 17 May 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Bromwich East more like this
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Tom Watson more like this
star this property uin 187323 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
star this property answer text <p>I have not met with any gambling companies since my appointment. The Minister for Sport and Civil Society, together with officials, hold regular such meetings and I will be attending a roundtable with the gambling industry later this year.</p><p> </p><p>I held a meeting with the hon Member for Shipley and the hon Member for Tewkesbury on 10 October and have held further conversations with colleagues on this issue.</p><p> </p><p>I am fully briefed on all aspects of the Gambling Review, including the Government's response to Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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187321 more like this
187322 more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T11:39:22.37Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T11:39:22.37Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Watson more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Departmental Responsibilities 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 12 November 2018 to Question 187322 on Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Departmental Responsibilities, if he will publish an official note of his meeting with the hon Member for Shipley and the hon Member for Tewkesbury. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Bromwich East more like this
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Tom Watson more like this
star this property uin 190386 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>As per my response on 12 November, I met with the hon Member for Shipley and the hon Member for Tewkesbury on 10 October. This meeting included a discussion of the changes to stakes on B2 Gaming Machines. I have discussed this issue with a number of other colleagues. There was no discussion of the commercial takeover of Ladbrokes. The appropriate arrangements were in place to support an official meeting.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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190387 more like this
190388 more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T16:02:31.35Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T16:02:31.35Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Watson more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading GVC Holdings: Ladbrokes more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 12 November 2018 to Question 187322 on Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Departmental Responsibilities, whether the commercial terms of the takeover of Ladbrokes by GVC was discussed at his meeting with the hon Member for Shipley and the hon Member for Tewkesbury. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Bromwich East more like this
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Tom Watson more like this
star this property uin 190387 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>As per my response on 12 November, I met with the hon Member for Shipley and the hon Member for Tewkesbury on 10 October. This meeting included a discussion of the changes to stakes on B2 Gaming Machines. I have discussed this issue with a number of other colleagues. There was no discussion of the commercial takeover of Ladbrokes. The appropriate arrangements were in place to support an official meeting.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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190386 more like this
190388 more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T16:02:31.413Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T16:02:31.413Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Watson more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Departmental Responsibilities 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 12 November to 2018 to Question 187322 on Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Departmental Responsibilities, whether officials in his Department were present at his meeting with the hon Member for Shipley and the hon Member for Tewkesbury. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Bromwich East more like this
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Tom Watson more like this
star this property uin 190388 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>As per my response on 12 November, I met with the hon Member for Shipley and the hon Member for Tewkesbury on 10 October. This meeting included a discussion of the changes to stakes on B2 Gaming Machines. I have discussed this issue with a number of other colleagues. There was no discussion of the commercial takeover of Ladbrokes. The appropriate arrangements were in place to support an official meeting.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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190386 more like this
190387 more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T16:02:31.46Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T16:02:31.46Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Watson more like this