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star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star 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 Prisoners' Release: Curfews 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 Justice, what proportion of eligible (a) men and (b) women were released on home detention curfew in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
star this property answer text <p>Data on releases on Home Detention Curfew (HDC) is published regularly in the Offender Management Statistics:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/offender-management-statistics-quarterly-october-to-december-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/offender-management-statistics-quarterly-october-to-december-2018</a></p><p> </p><p>The following table is taken from table A3.5 of <em>Prison Releases: 2018</em></p><p> </p><p><strong>Proportion of eligible offenders* released on HDC 2016-18</strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>2016</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2017</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2018</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Men</strong></p></td><td><p>20%</p></td><td><p>20%</p></td><td><p>36%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Women</strong></p></td><td><p>32%</p></td><td><p>29%</p></td><td><p>45%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td><td><p>21%</p></td><td><p>21%</p></td><td><p>36%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><em>*This is the number of offenders serving sentences of between 12 weeks and just under 4 years and therefore potentially eligible for release on Home Detention Curfew (HDC) in the relevant period. It includes offenders who are in fact statutorily ineligible for HDC, plus offenders presumed unsuitable for HDC who will only be considered for release in exceptional circumstances</em></p><p> </p><p>HDC is a robust scheme which allows suitable, risk assessed, prisoners to work towards rehabilitation in the community, while remaining subject to strict monitoring and other conditions. If they breach these, they can be returned to custody. HDC allows reintegration back into the community in a controlled and supervised way, which research suggests may help to reduce the risk of further offending.</p><p>As indicated above, due to the way the data is recorded, the eligible pool of offenders given in the published data in fact includes some who could not lawfully be released on HDC, including those sentenced to imprisonment for sexual offences who are overwhelmingly male.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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less than 2019-10-23T16:26:53.823Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-23T16:26:53.823Z
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4517
unstar this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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1565
star this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
1149073
unstar 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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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 Food Supply 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 assessment her Department has made of the effect on food supplies of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Washington and Sunderland West more like this
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Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
unstar this property uin 138 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
star this property answer text <p>We would prefer to leave with a deal and we will work in an energetic and determined way to deliver that better deal.</p><p>The UK food and drink supply chain contributes £121 billion to the economy and employs four million people (12% of UK employment). Food and drink manufacturing is the largest manufacturing sector in the UK, while food and drink retail is the largest service sector employer.</p><p>Consumers have access to a wide range of food products when they shop and this will continue once we leave the EU. However, if key trade routes are temporarily disrupted, there would be reduced availability and choice of certain food products, including some of the fresh produce we import from the EU. If we have to leave with no deal, there will not be an overall shortage of food in the UK.</p><p>While we are reliant on imports of certain fresh products at this time of year, our market profiles clearly demonstrate strong UK winter production of many root vegetables such as cabbage, carrots, swedes, turnips, parsnips and leeks.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
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less than 2019-10-23T16:25:07.743Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-23T16:25:07.743Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
1149951
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star 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 Prisoners: Parents 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 Justice, what estimate he has made of the number of (a) fathers and (b) mothers in prison who have children under the age of 18. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
unstar this property uin 949 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
star this property answer text <p>The information as requested is not collected or held centrally and cannot be verified. We acknowledge the importance of data collection to illuminate the prevalence and needs of those women prisoners with children, dependent or otherwise, as well as pregnancy, and to inform policy and practice in this area. Where an offender does choose to disclose, data is collected, although this data does not provide detailed information of the child’s age or whether they are dependents. However, the current system of safeguarding should capture children most at risk, including children for whom safe, alternative care arrangements have not yet been put in place.</p><p> </p><p>The government also recognises that the children of offenders can be disadvantaged, and we continue to explore ways in which to improve their lives and to adequately support their needs. We remain committed to ensuring that all children get the help and support they need to live fulfilled and happy lives.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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less than 2019-10-23T16:23:20.407Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-23T16:23:20.407Z
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4517
unstar this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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1565
star this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
1149923
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star 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 Reoffenders 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 Justice, how many and what proportion of recalls to prison resulted in (a) fixed-term recall and (b) standard recall in the latest period for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kettering more like this
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Mr Philip Hollobone more like this
unstar this property uin 940 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
star this property answer text <p>For the period 1 January 2019 to 31 March 2019 there were 2522 fixed term recalls (41%) and 3646 standard recalls (59%).</p><p> </p><p>Where offenders are eligible for a fixed-term recall, their probation officer may decide that a fixed-term recall is the proportionate and necessary response to a breach of licence conditions. If not, they will be recalled to prison on a standard recall, which is the only type of recall available as a response for offenders ineligible for a fixed-term recall. Where offenders are recalled on a standard recall, they are liable to serve the rest of their sentence in prison.</p><p>The decision to recall is taken on the professional advice of senior probation staff.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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less than 2019-10-23T16:21:14.11Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-23T16:21:14.11Z
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4517
unstar this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Hollobone more like this
1150075
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star 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 Prisoners' Transfers 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 Justice, on how many occasions women and men have been transported together in prisoner transport vehicles in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stretford and Urmston more like this
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Kate Green more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
star this property answer text <p>A total of 1,700 pregnant women moves took place between August 2016 and September 2019. This does not necessarily equate to the number of individuals transported, as the same prisoner may have been moved more than once. Pregnant women are moved in multi-purpose vehicles as opposed to cellular vehicles in all but exceptional circumstances. A breakdown of journeys is provided in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Number of female moves</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016 (August – December)</p></td><td><p>249</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>640</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>533</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019 (January – September)</p></td><td><p>278</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Below is a table showing the number of instances where both women and men have been transported in the same vehicle.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Number of instances OF failure to separate females</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>81</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019 YTD</p></td><td><p>9</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The Prisoner Escort and Custody Services (PECS) contract is specifically designed for the movement of prisoners in cellular vehicles that meets MOJ standards. The contracts include a Contract Delivery Indicator which requires women to be separated from men for at least 97% of all journeys made. The current national performance is 99.89% of total journeys made.</p><p> </p><p>Private providers continue to play an important role in the prison estate. HMPPS will continue to closely monitor the performance of all providers and we will not hesitate to take action where standards fall short.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 1019 more like this
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less than 2019-10-23T16:18:34.66Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-23T16:18:34.66Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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4120
star this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
1150074
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star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star 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 Prisoners' Transfers: Pregnancy 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 Justice, how many pregnant women have been transported in prisoner transport vehicles in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stretford and Urmston more like this
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Kate Green more like this
unstar this property uin 1019 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
star this property answer text <p>A total of 1,700 pregnant women moves took place between August 2016 and September 2019. This does not necessarily equate to the number of individuals transported, as the same prisoner may have been moved more than once. Pregnant women are moved in multi-purpose vehicles as opposed to cellular vehicles in all but exceptional circumstances. A breakdown of journeys is provided in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Number of female moves</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016 (August – December)</p></td><td><p>249</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>640</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>533</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019 (January – September)</p></td><td><p>278</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Below is a table showing the number of instances where both women and men have been transported in the same vehicle.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Number of instances OF failure to separate females</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>81</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019 YTD</p></td><td><p>9</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The Prisoner Escort and Custody Services (PECS) contract is specifically designed for the movement of prisoners in cellular vehicles that meets MOJ standards. The contracts include a Contract Delivery Indicator which requires women to be separated from men for at least 97% of all journeys made. The current national performance is 99.89% of total journeys made.</p><p> </p><p>Private providers continue to play an important role in the prison estate. HMPPS will continue to closely monitor the performance of all providers and we will not hesitate to take action where standards fall short.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 1020 more like this
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less than 2019-10-23T16:18:34.577Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-23T16:18:34.577Z
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4517
unstar this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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4120
star this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
1149539
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star this property date less than 2019-10-15more like thismore than 2019-10-15
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star 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 Prison Officers more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many band 3-5 prison officers were temporarily transferred from other prisons to prisons in his Ten Prisons Project. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bradford East more like this
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Imran Hussain more like this
unstar this property uin 640 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
star this property answer text <p>Detached duty (DD) is one of the sensible and proportionate measures we take to ensure we run safe and decent regimes in prisons and respond appropriately to any operational issues that arise. The deployment of staff between prisons on DD is a regular and normal part of prison resourcing and the number of prison officers deployed will reflect operational circumstances.</p><p> </p><p>Of the 10 prisons in the 10 Prisons Project, only one prison – HMP Wormwood Scrubs - received band 3-5 prison officers from other establishments between August 2018 and August 2019. The table below shows the number and cycle of staff deployed to Wormwood Scrubs during the life of the project. Detached duty is allocated on a cycle (four week average) rather than on a month-by-month basis.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Detached duty cycle</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Headcount </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>6<sup>th</sup> May – 2<sup>nd</sup> June 2019</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>28<sup>th</sup> July – 24<sup>th</sup> Aug 2019</p></td><td><p>12</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>25<sup>th</sup> Aug – 21<sup>st</sup> Sept 2019</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>35</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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less than 2019-10-23T16:16:22.98Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-23T16:16:22.98Z
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4517
unstar this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Imran Hussain more like this
1149922
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star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star 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 Reoffenders 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 Justice, what proportion of offenders on licence after fixed-term recall (a) re-offended and (b) breached their licence conditions and were recalled for a fixed term again in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kettering more like this
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Mr Philip Hollobone more like this
unstar this property uin 939 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
star this property answer text <p>The only lawful basis for recalling an offender on licence to custody is by way of response to a breach of one or more licence conditions. In some cases, the breach of licence conditions will be associated with some alleged further offending. Whilst information about offenders who receive a further fixed term recall is held, to produce the proportion of those who had received more than one fixed term recall could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.</p><p>Public protection is our priority. Offenders on licence are subject to strict licence conditions and supervision.</p><p>Where offenders are eligible for a fixed-term recall, they may be recalled to prison on a standard recall, which is the only type of recall available for those offenders ineligible for a fixed-term recall (such as those on a life licence). Where they receive a standard recall, they are liable to serve the rest of their sentence in prison.</p><p>The decision to recall is taken on the professional advice of senior probation staff.</p><p>From the data available, I can report that the following number of offenders were recalled multiple times in each year, on a fixed-term recall, on the same sentence. In each decision in every case, the probation officer will have established that the offender was eligible for a fixed-term recall and will have judged, based on the available evidence, that a fixed-term recall was the necessary and proportionate response to the breach of licence condition(s).</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of offenders</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>2606</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>2644</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>1387</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>2258</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>2362</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><strong>**The figures in this table have been drawn from administrative IT systems which, as with any large scale recording system, are subject to possible errors with data entry and processing. </strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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less than 2019-10-23T16:12:20.057Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-23T16:12:20.057Z
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4517
unstar this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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1537
star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Hollobone more like this
1149888
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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 Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading Erasmus+ Programme more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what recent discussions have taken place on the UK's continuing participation in Erasmus in the event of the UK leaving the EU (a) with and (b) without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
unstar this property uin 1081 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
star this property answer text <p>The Government values international exchange and collaboration in education and training.</p><p>Under the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK would continue to take part in current EU programmes, including Erasmus+, for the duration of the transition period. Any participation beyond this would be a matter for upcoming negotiations on our future relationship with the EU. While the regulations for future EU programmes are still in the process of being developed, the Political Declaration envisages the possibility of UK participation in EU programmes like Erasmus+ and the negotiation of general terms of participation.</p><p>In the event that the UK leaves the EU with no agreement in place, the Government’s guarantee will cover the payment of awards to UK applicants for all successful Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps bids submitted before the end of 2020. This means UK Erasmus+ students already abroad will be able to complete their study placements.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochford and Southend East more like this
star this property answering member printed James Duddridge more like this
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less than 2019-10-23T16:09:30.067Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-23T16:09:30.067Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for James Duddridge more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
1150035
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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 Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading Customs: Northern Ireland more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what recent discussions he has had with Ministers in the Welsh Government on the potential effect of customs checks on trade across the Irish Sea. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Ruth Jones more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to the close involvement of the Welsh Government as we deliver an EU exit that works in the interests of the whole of the UK. While the UK Government negotiates on behalf of the United Kingdom, we have been clear from the start that the devolved administrations should be engaged throughout the negotiations process.</p><p>Following the successful agreement of a deal with the EU on 17 October, the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster spoke with Jeremy Miles AM, Counsel General and Brexit Minister in the Welsh Government, in detail.</p><p>The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union spoke to Jeremy Miles, on 2 October to discuss the Prime Minister’s letter to the President of the European Commission regarding the UK Government’s proposals for a new protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland.</p><p>Latest developments were also discussed at the Joint Ministerial Forum (EU Negotiations) on 10 October, where Lord Callanan, Minister of State for Exiting the European Union, attended to discuss the latest developments with the devolved administrations, including Jeremy Miles.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochford and Southend East more like this
star this property answering member printed James Duddridge more like this
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less than 2019-10-23T16:07:50.467Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-23T16:07:50.467Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for James Duddridge more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this