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star this property date less than 2015-05-27more like thismore than 2015-05-27
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Immigrants: English Language 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 the Home Department, what consultation was conducted with stakeholders affected by the reforms for delivery of approved English language qualifications for settlement and citizenship effective from November 2015; how the decision was communicated to teaching providers and learners; and whether an impact assessment was undertaken. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
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Richard Burden 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 2015-06-03more like thismore than 2015-06-03
star this property answer text <p>The possibility of changes to the English language requirement for settlement and nationality was discussed as part of the SELT procurement process. Letters announcing the change to test arrangements have been sent to a range of organisations. As this change relates to the implementation of existing policy, no formal impact assessment was required.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2015-06-03T10:35:11.193Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-03T10:35:11.193Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
731379
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Political Parties: Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland, if he will set out a timetable to introduce legislation ending the practice allowing anonymity for donations to political parties operating in Northern Ireland; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Down more like this
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Lady Hermon more like this
star this property uin 1 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 2017-06-30more like thismore than 2017-06-30
star this property answer text <p>In January, I wrote to the Northern Ireland political parties to seek their views on moving to full transparency for Northern Ireland political donations and loans. I received a positive response from the parties. The introduction of increased transparency of donations to Northern Ireland parties was also a Conservative Manifesto commitment at the recent Parliamentary election. I will make a statement shortly on the steps needed to ensure that information relating to Northern Ireland political donations and loans can be published.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2017-06-30T13:32:28.137Zmore like thismore than 2017-06-30T13:32:28.137Z
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1530
star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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1437
unstar this property label Biography information for Lady Hermon more like this
346956
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-05-27more like thismore than 2015-05-27
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Sustainable Development 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 International Development, what the Government's policy is on the (a) number and (b) content of the Sustainable Development Goals produced by the UN Open Working Group. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North more like this
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Patrick Grady more like this
star this property uin 10 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 2015-06-02more like thismore than 2015-06-02
star this property answer text <p>The UK maintains that a short set of goals and targets to replace the Millennium Development Goals would be ideal, but we recognise the strong consensus among UN member states to maintain the Sustainable Development goals and targets on the Open Working Group in their current form.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The UK has consistently supported the content of the proposed Sustainable Development Goals. We welcome in particular Goal 1 on ending extreme poverty, Goal 5 on Gender which strongly reflects UK priorities including ending female genital mutilation and early forced marriage, and Goal 16 on peaceful and inclusive societies, good governance, and access to justice.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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less than 2015-06-02T14:06:24.627Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-02T14:06:24.627Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Patrick Grady more like this
731385
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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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
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Children 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
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what evidence a claimant will have to provide to secure an exemption in relation to support for a child conceived without your consent. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow Central more like this
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Alison Thewliss more like this
star this property uin 10 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 2017-06-29more like thismore than 2017-06-29
star this property answer text <p>We recognise that this is a difficult and sensitive issue, and have set up procedures that are mindful of the sensitivities involved. To claim the exception the claimant will need to provide a completed pro-forma from an approved third party or evidence relating to either a relevant criminal conviction or relevant award of criminal injuries compensation. DWP staff will not question the claimant about the incident, they will only take the claim and receive the supporting documents. Claimants will be asked to confirm that they are not living with the other biological parent of the child during the process of providing evidence. They will not be asked to identify the alleged perpetrator.</p><p>Where a pro-forma is provided from a third party, DWP staff will check that the form is complete and verified by an approved third party. Where other evidence is provided this will be checked and returned to the claimant.</p><p>The decision regarding entitlement to the exception will be subject to the normal mandatory reconsideration and appeal process.</p><p>DWP will hold exception information for the duration of an open claim and then for 14 months after a claim is closed. This is in accordance with standard procedures and to ensure that the 14 month maximum appeal period for decisions is observed.</p><p>Where a claimant moves between Child Tax Credit and Universal Credit, the information with regard to the exception will be shared between DWP and HMRC to prevent the claimant from having to provide evidence for the exception a second time. A secure data transfer method has been set up to manage this process. In the case of an appeal, information will be shared with HMCTS to facilitate the appeal. This will be managed in line with data protection requirements.</p><p>Any disclosure request for information in relation to the exception would be considered in liaison with the prosecuting authority as appropriate, in accordance with procedures and practice applicable in the jurisdiction concerned and taking account of particular circumstances, including the relevance of the documents requested to the case and all applicable legal considerations including those relating to data protection.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
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less than 2017-06-29T11:06:20.94Zmore like thismore than 2017-06-29T11:06:20.94Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
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4430
unstar this property label Biography information for Alison Thewliss more like this
1148940
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-14more like thismore than 2019-10-14
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Bahrain: Military Bases 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
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many full-time staff are currently stationed in the UK's Naval Support Facility in Bahrain. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 100 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 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
star this property answer text <p>There are more than 150 UK based military and Civil Service personnel deployed to the UK Naval Support Facility (UK NSF) in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The facility provides support for our deployed naval force in the Gulf, enabling our maritime security commitment for Bahrain, the wider region, and the global economy.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2019-10-21T12:12:14Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T12:12:14Z
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1544
star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
star this property tabling member
1438
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
731147
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Driving Tests: Glasgow 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
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the (a) part-time and (b) full-time staff headcount has been at Baillieston DVSA test centre, Glasgow in each year since 2007. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow East more like this
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David Linden more like this
star this property uin 100 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 2017-06-27more like thismore than 2017-06-27
star this property answer text <p>The part time and full time staff headcount at Baillieston Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) test centre, Glasgow in each year since 2007 is as follows:</p><p> </p><p>2007 – 3 part time, 10 full time</p><p>2008 – 4 part time, 9 full time</p><p>2009 – 4 part time, 8 full time</p><p>2010 – 3 part time, 9 full time</p><p>2011 – 4 part time, 10 full time</p><p>2012 – 6 part time, 8 full time</p><p>2013 – 7 part time, 7 full time</p><p>2014 – 4 part time, 7 full time</p><p>2015 – 8 part time, 5 full time</p><p>2016 – 5 part time, 7 full time</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2017-06-27T13:44:07.893Zmore like thismore than 2017-06-27T13:44:07.893Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David Linden more like this
346874
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-05-27more like thismore than 2015-05-27
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Prime Minister more like this
star this property answering dept id 23 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Prime Minister more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Prime Minister more like this
star this property hansard heading Official Residences 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
star this property question text To ask the Prime Minister, if he will rent out (a) Chequers, (b) Chevening and (c) Dorneywood. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Paul Flynn more like this
star this property uin 100 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 2015-06-03more like thismore than 2015-06-03
star this property answer text <p>Chequers, Chevening and Dorneywood are not owned by Government. They are administered by trustees in accordance with the terms of the individual trusts.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Witney more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Cameron more like this
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less than 2015-06-03T14:44:01.527Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-03T14:44:01.527Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Cameron more like this
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545
unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Flynn more like this
348297
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-03more like thismore than 2015-06-03
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Children in Care 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 Education, what figures her Department holds on the break-down rate of (a) adoption arrangements, (b) fostering arrangements and (c) family-based arrangements in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe more like this
star this property uin 1000 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 2015-06-10more like thismore than 2015-06-10
star this property answer text <p>Information on the break-down rate of adoption arrangements, fostering arrangements and family arrangements since 2010, is not held by the Department for Education.</p><p> </p><p>Information on the previous permanence placement of children entering care was collected in the SSDA903 data collection for the first time in the year ending 31 March 2014. Figures for 2013-14 are published in Table C1 here:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/children-looked-after-in-england-including-adoption--2" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/children-looked-after-in-england-including-adoption--2</a></p><p> </p><p>The research report ‘Beyond the Adoption Order: challenges, interventions and adoption disruption’ was published last year at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/beyond-the-adoption-order-challenges-intervention-disruption" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/beyond-the-adoption-order-challenges-intervention-disruption</a></p><p> </p><p>The study estimated that, over a 12-year period, the post order national disruption rate was 3.2%.</p><p> </p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Timpson more like this
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less than 2015-06-10T16:14:57.59Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-10T16:14:57.59Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Timpson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Packaging: Waste Disposal 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to improve consumer education on using compostable packaging. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe more like this
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Nic Dakin more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-25more like thismore than 2019-10-25
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises that innovation into biodegradable and compostable packaging could help reduce the environmental impacts of packaging if it is disposed of in the right way. However, currently this is often not the case. If biodegradable packaging is put in the domestic waste bin, for example, it is likely to end up in landfill and can break down to release powerful greenhouse gases, such as methane. If biodegradable plastic is mistakenly recycled with other plastics, it has the potential to damage the quality of the new products made from the recycled plastic.</p><p> </p><p>As a consequence of these concerns, the Government published a call for evidence in July 2019 to help consider the development of standards or certification criteria for all bio-based, biodegradable, and compostable plastics to better understand their effects on the environment and our current waste system. As we develop our proposals to reform the packaging producer responsibility system we will consider the role of composting, informed by the outputs of this work.</p><p> </p><p>Building on commitments in the Resources and Waste Strategy we launched a consultation earlier this year on reforming the packaging producer responsibility system, which proposed a mandatory UK-wide labelling system that provides clear information to help people to recycle. Defra officials are exploring how a mandatory labelling scheme can address consumer confusion about what to do with compostable packaging. We will take primary powers in the Environment Bill to enable us to implement a mandatory labelling scheme. The consultation closed on 13 May and the summary of responses and next steps can be found via the below link: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/packaging-waste-changing-the-uk-producer-responsibility-system-for-packaging-waste" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/packaging-waste-changing-the-uk-producer-responsibility-system-for-packaging-waste</a></p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Taunton Deane more like this
star this property answering member printed Rebecca Pow more like this
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less than 2019-10-25T10:22:11.92Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-25T10:22:11.92Z
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4522
star this property label Biography information for Rebecca Pow more like this
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4056
unstar this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this
732364
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-06-23more like thismore than 2017-06-23
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Trade Agreements: Wales 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 Wales, what steps he is taking to ensure that Wales is not adversely affected by trade deals negotiated when the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Paul Flynn more like this
star this property uin 1000 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-03more like thismore than 2017-07-03
star this property answer text <p>The Welsh economy approaches its departure from the EU in a strong position. Such strength is demonstrated in Wales’s ability to attract globally recognised brands such as Aston Martin and Qatar Airways.</p><p> </p><p>As we leave the EU we are seeking to take advantage of all opportunities available to us. We want to ensure that Britain becomes a global leader in free trade, and Ministers and officials in DIT are working with counterparts in a range of markets to promote the UK, including Wales as a great place to do business and with which to trade.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government is developing a trade policy that will work for every part of the United Kingdom, and will continue to champion the interests of companies and citizens across the UK, including in Wales.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
star this property answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
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less than 2017-07-03T10:00:58.203Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-03T10:00:58.203Z
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4086
star this property label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
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545
unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Flynn more like this