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star this property date less than 2017-07-11more like thismore than 2017-07-11
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
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star this property question text Her Majesty's Government How many EU nationals, other than Irish, Cypriot, Maltese and UK citizens, are on the electoral register in Northern Ireland, broken down by constituency; what is the distinction between the G and K markings placed against EU citizens on the electoral register; and what are the differences in the eligibility to vote between such EU nationals and UK citizens. more like this
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Lord Laird more like this
star this property uin HL674 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-07-21more like thismore than 2017-07-21
star this property answer text <p>The G markings placed against EU citizens on the electoral register denotes their eligibility to vote at local and Assembly elections. The K marking denotes an EU citizen who has confirmed that they intend to vote in Northern Ireland, rather than their home state, at a specific European Parliamentary election. The K designation only lasts for one year and consequently there are currently no individuals with a K marking on the Northern Ireland register.</p><p> </p><p>UK, Irish and Commonwealth citizens are eligible to register to vote in UK General Parliamentary Elections. Citizens of EU countries other than the UK, Ireland, Cyprus and Malta (the latter of which are Commonwealth as well as EU countries) cannot vote in UK General Parliamentary Elections, although they can register to vote at local government, and Northern Ireland Assembly elections.</p><p> </p><p>The number of EU nationals, other than Irish, Cypriot, Maltese and UK citizens, on the electoral register are shown below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Constituency</strong></p></td><td><p>EU nationals on the electoral register (other than Irish, Cypriot, Maltese and UK citizens)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Belfast East</strong></p></td><td><p>1943</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Belfast North</strong></p></td><td><p>1617</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Belfast South</strong></p></td><td><p>2857</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Belfast West</strong></p></td><td><p>462</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>East Antrim</strong></p></td><td><p>597</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>East Londonderry</strong></p></td><td><p>1044</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Fermanagh &amp; South Tyrone</strong></p></td><td><p>3801</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Foyle</strong></p></td><td><p>636</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Lagan Valley</strong></p></td><td><p>1330</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Mid Ulster</strong></p></td><td><p>1919</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Newry &amp; Armagh</strong></p></td><td><p>3017</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>North Antrim</strong></p></td><td><p>1928</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>North Down</strong></p></td><td><p>708</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>South Antrim</strong></p></td><td><p>1233</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>South Down</strong></p></td><td><p>1165</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Strangford</strong></p></td><td><p>591</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Upper Bann</strong></p></td><td><p>4563</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>West Tyrone</strong></p></td><td><p>1114</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td><td><p>30,525</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth remove filter
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less than 2017-07-21T11:00:05.293Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-21T11:00:05.293Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Laird more like this
753305
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star this property date less than 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
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star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many households were accepted as unintentionally homeless in each year from 2005 to 2016. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL993 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
star this property answer text <p>Time spent in temporary accommodation means that no family with a child ever has to be without a roof over their heads. The number of households in temporary accommodation is well below the peak over a decade ago, in 2005.</p><p>But temporary accommodation is an intermediate measure. This government changed the law to allow councils to place families in decent and affordable private rented homes. This means homeless households do not have to wait as long for settled accommodation, spending less time in temporary accommodation.</p><p>We have also replaced DWP’s Temporary Accommodation Management Fee with a Flexible Homelessness Support Grant which local authorities can use more strategically to prevent and tackle homelessness. This amounts to £402m over the two years from 2017/18.</p><p>This government is implementing the most ambitious legislative reform in decades, the Homelessness Reduction Act, which significantly reforms England’s homelessness legislation, ensuring that more people get the help they need earlier to prevent them from becoming homeless in the first place.</p><p>The Act places duties on local authorities to intervene at earlier stages to prevent homelessness in their areas. It also requires local authorities to provide new homelessness services to all those affected, not just those who are protected under existing legislation.</p><p>I will place detailed figures in the Library of the House.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth remove filter
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HL994 more like this
HL995 more like this
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less than 2017-09-11T14:53:48.857Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-11T14:53:48.857Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many households were housed in temporary accommodation in each year from 2005 to 2016. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL994 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
star this property answer text <p>Time spent in temporary accommodation means that no family with a child ever has to be without a roof over their heads. The number of households in temporary accommodation is well below the peak over a decade ago, in 2005.</p><p>But temporary accommodation is an intermediate measure. This government changed the law to allow councils to place families in decent and affordable private rented homes. This means homeless households do not have to wait as long for settled accommodation, spending less time in temporary accommodation.</p><p>We have also replaced DWP’s Temporary Accommodation Management Fee with a Flexible Homelessness Support Grant which local authorities can use more strategically to prevent and tackle homelessness. This amounts to £402m over the two years from 2017/18.</p><p>This government is implementing the most ambitious legislative reform in decades, the Homelessness Reduction Act, which significantly reforms England’s homelessness legislation, ensuring that more people get the help they need earlier to prevent them from becoming homeless in the first place.</p><p>The Act places duties on local authorities to intervene at earlier stages to prevent homelessness in their areas. It also requires local authorities to provide new homelessness services to all those affected, not just those who are protected under existing legislation.</p><p>I will place detailed figures in the Library of the House.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth remove filter
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HL993 more like this
HL995 more like this
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less than 2017-09-11T14:53:48.933Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-11T14:53:48.933Z
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star this property date less than 2017-06-28more like thismore than 2017-06-28
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many key workers need accommodation in London; and what is the average gap between their earnings and the cost of owning their own homes. more like this
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Baroness McGregor-Smith more like this
star this property uin HL228 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-07-11more like thismore than 2017-07-11
star this property answer text <p>Information on the number of key workers that need accommodation in London is not centrally collected.</p><p>The Office for National Statistics publish data on housing affordability in England and Wales. These show that the ratio of median house price to median gross annual (where available) workplace-based earnings in 2016 was 7.72 in England, and 11.98 in London. The ratio of lower quartile house price to lower quartile gross annual (where available) workplace-based earnings in 2016 was 7.16 in England, and 12.76 in London.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth remove filter
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less than 2017-07-11T13:05:12.647Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-11T13:05:12.647Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness McGregor-Smith more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
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star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many meetings with Electrical Safety First and other stakeholders have taken place to develop the regulations for electrical safety checks in the private rented sector since the Housing and Planning Act 2016 was granted Royal Assent. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL85 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-07-03more like thismore than 2017-07-03
star this property answer text <p>Following Royal Assent of the Housing and Planning Act 2016, a Working Group of relevant experts, including Electrical Safety First, was established to provide recommendations to ministers on what, if any, legislative requirements for electrical safety in the private rented sector should be introduced. The Working Group met four times in, August, October, November and December 2016.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth remove filter
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less than 2017-07-03T16:39:08.02Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-03T16:39:08.02Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-07-11more like thismore than 2017-07-11
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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
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star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many of the proxy votes granted in Northern Ireland in the 2017 general election were applied for by (1) someone who was a close relative of the elector, and (2) a non–relative; how a close relative is defined for the purposes of the proxy vote system; and whether the Electoral Office of Northern Ireland has a computer system able to record and statistically analyse that data. more like this
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Lord Laird more like this
star this property uin HL673 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-07-21more like thismore than 2017-07-21
star this property answer text <p>Proxy votes must be applied for by the individual themselves; it is not possible for any other person to apply on their behalf. Under the provisions of the Representation of the People Act 1985, a person is not entitled to vote as proxy at the same parliamentary election in any constituency on behalf of more than two electors for whom that person is not the spouse or civil partner, parent, grandparent, brother, sister, child or grandchild. The Electoral Office for Northern Ireland does not keep a record of the relationships between the registered voter and their successfully appointed proxy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth remove filter
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less than 2017-07-21T10:58:15.66Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-21T10:58:15.66Z
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750543
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star this property date less than 2017-07-11more like thismore than 2017-07-11
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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
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many people are registered to vote in more than one constituency in Northern Ireland; and, in relation to each constituency in Northern Ireland, how many people are also registered to vote in one or more other constituency. more like this
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Lord Laird more like this
star this property uin HL675 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-07-21more like thismore than 2017-07-21
star this property answer text <p>The total number of registered electors in Northern Ireland registered to vote in more than one constituency is 23.</p><p> </p><p>The Electoral Office for Northern Ireland holds data in relation to each constituency on how many people are also registered to vote in another constituency. In some constituencies this applies to fewer than five people. A full answer would risk the identification of individuals and is therefore not provided.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth remove filter
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less than 2017-07-21T10:56:20.417Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-21T10:56:20.417Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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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
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star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Absent Voting: Northern Ireland more like this
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star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many proxy vote applications there were in each Northern Ireland constituency for the general elections in (1) 2010, (2) 2015, and (3) 2017; and whether they intend to investigate possible electoral fraud in relation to proxy voting in Northern Ireland. more like this
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Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-07-03more like thismore than 2017-07-03
star this property answer text <p>The administration of proxy voting is an operational matter for the Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland. All evidence received by the Chief Electoral Officer regarding possible electoral fraud is passed to the PSNI for investigation.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>The following table has been provided by the Electoral Office for Northern Ireland and contains the number of proxy vote applications in each constituency in Northern Ireland for the Parliamentary general elections in 2010, 2015 and 2017:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Constituency </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2010</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2015</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2017</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Belfast East</p></td><td><p>36</p></td><td><p>124</p></td><td><p>279</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Belfast North</p></td><td><p>91</p></td><td><p>177</p></td><td><p>739</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Belfast South</p></td><td><p>47</p></td><td><p>114</p></td><td><p>318</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Belfast West</p></td><td><p>115</p></td><td><p>168</p></td><td><p>1026</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East Antrim</p></td><td><p>51</p></td><td><p>137</p></td><td><p>353</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East Londonderry</p></td><td><p>62</p></td><td><p>143</p></td><td><p>360</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Fermanagh &amp; South Tyrone</p></td><td><p>470</p></td><td><p>1454</p></td><td><p>1707</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Foyle</p></td><td><p>159</p></td><td><p>339</p></td><td><p>1282</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Lagan Valley</p></td><td><p>47</p></td><td><p>87</p></td><td><p>230</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Mid Ulster</p></td><td><p>213</p></td><td><p>488</p></td><td><p>1127</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Newry &amp; Armagh</p></td><td><p>101</p></td><td><p>870</p></td><td><p>1304</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North Antrim</p></td><td><p>71</p></td><td><p>224</p></td><td><p>507</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North Down</p></td><td><p>63</p></td><td><p>85</p></td><td><p>193</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South Antrim</p></td><td><p>58</p></td><td><p>106</p></td><td><p>285</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South Down</p></td><td><p>130</p></td><td><p>203</p></td><td><p>564</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Strangford</p></td><td><p>41</p></td><td><p>73</p></td><td><p>197</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Upper Bann</p></td><td><p>65</p></td><td><p>135</p></td><td><p>322</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>West Tyrone</p></td><td><p>289</p></td><td><p>505</p></td><td><p>914</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2109</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>5432</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>11707</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth remove filter
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less than 2017-07-03T11:44:28.107Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-03T11:44:28.107Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-07-11more like thismore than 2017-07-11
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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 house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many proxy votes were (1) applied for, and (2) granted, in each Northern Ireland constituency in (a) the 2015 general election, (b) the 2017 general election, (c) the 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly election, and (d) the 2017 Northern Ireland Assembly election. more like this
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Lord Laird more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-07-21more like thismore than 2017-07-21
star this property answer text <p>The Electoral Office for Northern Ireland does not have a readily accessible record of the number of proxy votes applied for the 2015 Parliamentary election, or the Northern Ireland Assembly elections in 2016 and 2017. It would not be possible to provide the information for the number of proxy votes applied for at any election, other than the 2017 UK Parliamentary General Election, other than at disproportionate cost. The number of proxy votes granted in each of the elections requested are set out below.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth remove filter
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less than 2017-07-21T11:01:13.817Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-21T11:01:13.817Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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star this property file name HL672 - Table.docx more like this
star this property title Table - UIN HL672 more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Laird more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Insulation: Fire Prevention more like this
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star this property question text Her Majesty's Government on how many occasions they were formally approached by (1) academics, and (2) other persons or bodies, requesting that they conduct additional tests on the flammability of the cladding added to high rise buildings such as Grenfell Tower when used in combination with different types of insulation; and whether they intend to revise the guidance relating to such tests and processes. more like this
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Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-08-02more like thismore than 2017-08-02
star this property answer text <p>The Department has received representations from a number of bodies about the tests which have been carried out on cladding, and now cladding and insulation installed on high rise buildings. The Government’s approach to these tests is set out in the most recent explanatory note, which can be found (attached) here:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/explanatory-note-on-safety-checks-and-testing" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/explanatory-note-on-safety-checks-and-testing</a></p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth remove filter
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less than 2017-08-02T15:33:18.343Zmore like thismore than 2017-08-02T15:33:18.343Z
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star this property file name 170726 Safety checks explanatory note - (HL1152).pdf more like this
star this property title Explanatory note on safety checks more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb more like this