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1131237
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Railways: North of England more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what proportion of train journeys in the north of England experience regular delays. more like this
tabling member constituency Bassetlaw more like this
tabling member printed
John Mann more like this
uin 263071 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
answer text <p>The Department monitors the performance of its franchised operators through pre-determined benchmarks and can require the operator to incur expenditure to deliver improved performance for passengers if it falls below a pre-determined level. North of England services are operated by a number of operators, including both those that operate wholly within the North and those that operate North-South. Therefore performance data is not held at this level.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-18T14:20:39.663Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T14:20:39.663Z
answering member
3996
label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
tabling member
1387
label Biography information for John Mann more like this
1130596
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Railways: Greater Manchester more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the reliability and punctuality of rail services through the Castlefield corridor operated by Northern and Trans-Pennine Express franchises; and what steps they will take to ensure that the service requirements set by the Department for Transport for trains through the Castlefield corridor are capable of being met given the limits of the infrastructure. more like this
tabling member printed
Lord Bradshaw more like this
uin HL16140 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
answer text <p>The Department for Transport works closely with Network Rail to ensure that services sought and proposed in franchise competitions fit with the infrastructure capacity.</p><p> </p><p>The capacity on the Castlefield Corridor has been under review as a result of recent performance issues, and work is ongoing to examine the service configuration to best meet passenger demand.</p> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-18T14:20:24.387Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T14:20:24.387Z
answering member
4580
label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
tabling member
2483
label Biography information for Lord Bradshaw more like this
1131866
registered interest true more like this
date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Labour Market more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 12 June to Question 260712, whether his Department has begun drafting the proposals for consultation on a single labour market enforcement body; how many civil servants will be allocated to work on those proposals; and whether the consultation will open before 22 July 2019. more like this
tabling member constituency Barnsley East more like this
tabling member printed
Stephanie Peacock more like this
uin 263919 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
answer text <p>Government is committed to improving state enforcement of employment rights as part of the Good Work Plan. Work to develop proposals on the establishment of a single labour market enforcement body is underway and we will publish a consultation in due course.</p><p> </p><p>These proposals are being developed by a number of civil servants, including policy experts, analysts and lawyers in the Department and I will continue to ensure that this work is adequately resourced as the project progresses. Given that this work touches on a wide range of policy areas, we have also received input and support from civil servants across Whitehall and from the existing enforcement bodies.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-18T14:11:11.74Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T14:11:11.74Z
answering member
4487
label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
previous answer version
123459
answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
answering member
4487
label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
tabling member
4607
label Biography information for Stephanie Peacock more like this
1131614
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Parental Leave more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he plans to bring forward legislative proposals on the provision of parental leave for parents of sick children. more like this
tabling member constituency Slough more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
uin 263807 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
answer text <p>Following the internal review of provisions for parents or premature, sick and multiple babies that was conducted by the Department, we will consult on options for providing further support to the parents of premature, sick and multiple babies before the end of the Summer. The consultation will be informed by the findings of this review.</p><p> </p><p>I am very grateful to Bliss, The Smallest Things and TAMBA for the support that they have provided to BEIS officials on this matter.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-18T14:10:54.83Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T14:10:54.83Z
answering member
4487
label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
previous answer version
123457
answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
answering member
4487
label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
tabling member
4638
label Biography information for Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
1131302
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Innovation more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will provide a list of all publicly-owned testing centres for innovation. more like this
tabling member constituency Salford and Eccles more like this
tabling member printed
Rebecca Long Bailey more like this
uin 263172 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
answer text <p>We want the UK to be the world’s most innovative economy and through the Industrial Strategy we have an ambition to raise total R&amp;D investment to 2.4% of GDP by 2027, and 3% in the longer term.</p><p>There is no single definition or list of government supported testing centres for innovation. However, the government supports innovation through a number of mechanisms including:</p><ul><li>Public Sector Research Establishments are research and development institutes. An example is the National Physical Laboratory, developing and maintaining national measurement standards.</li><li>The Catapult Network which helps to bridge the gap between business, academia, research and Government.</li><li>Advanced Propulsion Centre facilitates funding to UK-based R&amp;D projects developing low-carbon emission powertrain technologies.</li><li>The Aerospace Technology Institute identifies global opportunities for UK organisations in research and technology.</li><li>The Knowledge Transfer Network provides innovation networking for businesses.</li></ul>
answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-18T14:10:31.437Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T14:10:31.437Z
answering member
4021
label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
previous answer version
123453
answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
answering member
4021
label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
tabling member
4396
label Biography information for Rebecca Long Bailey more like this
1132123
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Parental Leave: Childbirth more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, of 11 June 2019, Official Report, column 533, what the timeframe is for the start of the consultation on the options to provide further support to the parents of premature, sick and multiple babies. more like this
tabling member constituency Glasgow East more like this
tabling member printed
David Linden more like this
uin 264463 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
answer text <p>Following the internal review of provisions for parents of premature, sick and multiple babies, the Department will consult on options for providing further support for parents in these groups before the end of the Summer.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-18T14:09:48.713Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T14:09:48.713Z
answering member
4487
label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
tabling member
4640
label Biography information for David Linden more like this
1132122
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Parental Leave: Childbirth more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the oral contribution of the Prime Minister of 28 November 2018, Official Report, column 246, and pursuant to the oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, of 11 June 2019, Official Report, column 533, whether the key findings of his Department’s internal review of provision for parents of premature, sick and multiple babies have been shared with interested parties. more like this
tabling member constituency Glasgow East more like this
tabling member printed
David Linden more like this
uin 264462 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
answer text <p>The Department will consult on options for providing further support to the parents of premature, sick and multiple babies before the end of the Summer. The consultation will be informed by the findings of this review, including information provided by Bliss, The Smallest Things, and TAMBA. I am very grateful to these organisations for their support in this matter.</p><p> </p><p>We will continue to work with interested parties as we consider the options for providing further support to these parents.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-18T14:09:29.967Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T14:09:29.967Z
answering member
4487
label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
tabling member
4640
label Biography information for David Linden more like this
1132116
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Parental Leave: Childbirth more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, of 11 June 2019, Official Report, column 533, whether he plans to publish the findings of his Department’s internal review of provision for parents of premature, sick and multiple babies. more like this
tabling member constituency Glasgow East more like this
tabling member printed
David Linden more like this
uin 264460 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
answer text <p>As I explained to the House on 11 June 2019, we will consult on options for providing further support to the parents of premature, sick and multiple babies before the end of the Summer. The consultation will be informed by the findings of the internal review conducted by the Department.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-18T14:09:23.297Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T14:09:23.297Z
answering member
4487
label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
tabling member
4640
label Biography information for David Linden more like this
1132171
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Overseas Aid: Research more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how his Department has allocated its allocation of Official Development Assistance research and innovation funding. more like this
tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
tabling member printed
Chi Onwurah more like this
uin 264394 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
answer text <p>As per its funding settlement with HM Treasury, BEIS has allocated its research and innovation Official Development Assistance budget to two discrete funds: the Newton Fund, and the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).</p><p> </p><p>The Newton Fund has a total budget of £735 million (2014/15 – 2020/21) and supports science and innovation collaborations with 17 partner countries. The fund aims to promote the economic development and social welfare of either the partner countries or, through working with the partner country, to address the wellbeing of communities.</p><p> </p><p>The GCRF is a funding stream that supports cutting edge research on global issues affecting developing countries. From 2016/17 to 2020/21, the GCRF will invest £1.5 billion in funding that harnesses the expertise of the UK’s world-leading researchers.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-18T14:09:15Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T14:09:15Z
answering member
4021
label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
tabling member
4124
label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1132060
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading National Federation of SubPostmasters more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 5 June 2019 to Question 257667 on National Federation of SubPostmasters, when he expects to receive the response from the Group interim Chief Executive of Post Office Ltd. more like this
tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Kevan Jones more like this
uin 264364 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
answer text <p>The Hon Member should expect to receive a reply week commencing the 17 June from Alisdair Cameron, the Group Interim Chief Executive, in response to his question asking how many subpostmasters use services provided by the NFSP.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-18T14:07:32.833Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T14:07:32.833Z
answering member
4487
label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
tabling member
1438
label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this