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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Autism more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she make it her policy to provide autism awareness training for staff in (a) her Department and (b) Jobcentres. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West more like this
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Thangam Debbonaire 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 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
star this property answer text <p>DWP has a Diversity and Equality Policy Statement. Every person working for the Department has a personal responsibility for implementing and promoting these commitments in their day-to-day dealings with customers, with each other and with employers and partners. Inappropriate behaviour is not acceptable.</p><p> </p><p>DWP have developed Autism Awareness training for all DWP operational staff, using information from the National Autistic Society. This training explains what Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are and how they may impact on a claimants’ daily life, including how this impacts individuals differently. This helps DWP staff be aware of how they can offer appropriate support. The training also focuses on what support DWP can provide to help customers with ASD secure employment, highlighting the tailored support available and focusing on what positive strengths customers with ASD can offer a prospective employer.</p><p> </p><p>Within the Fundamental Learning Journey for all DWP Operational roles, we have learning for Supporting Vulnerable Adults (hosted by Civil Service Learning), Safeguarding children and for Adults and Equality and Diversity.</p><p> </p><p>There is DWP technical learning specifically for staff who need to look at medical evidence for particular medical conditions as part of their job role. This covers the likely care needs for more common medical conditions and signposts to more detailed guidance.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-05-20T16:41:15.783Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-20T16:41:15.783Z
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
1125925
star this property registered interest false more like this
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Food Banks 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 Work and Pensions, what recent assessment she has made of the effect of the sanctions system on levels of foodbank use among claimants. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill more like this
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Hugh Gaffney more like this
star this property uin 252866 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 2019-05-17more like thismore than 2019-05-17
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) does not keep official statistics on foodback use as there are many reasons why people use foodbanks.</p><p>Nevertheless, as a measured safeguard The Department offers financial support to those claimants who have been sanctioned. We have a well-established system of hardship payments for claimants who cannot meet their immediate and most essential needs, including accommodation, heating, food and hygiene, as a result of their sanction.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T15:21:59.913Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T15:21:59.913Z
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Hugh Gaffney more like this
1125946
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Venezuela: Politics and Government 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations his Department has made to representatives of the Government of Venezuela on the promotion of democracy in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Antrim more like this
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Paul Girvan more like this
star this property uin 252880 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 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
star this property answer text <p>Through our Ambassador and internationally, we are working closely with EU partners, the International Contact Group on Venezuela, regional organisations such as the Lima Group, and like-minded partners to achieve a peaceful resolution to the current crisis and a return to democracy. Unfortunately, this objective continues to be thwarted by the regime of Nicolas Maduro.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2019-05-20T12:59:48.097Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-20T12:59:48.097Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Girvan more like this
1125875
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Health: Finance 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 Health and Social Care, what the value was of reductions to the local authority public health grant in each year since 2014; and what estimate he has made of trends in the level of funding for that grant in the next three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West more like this
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Thangam Debbonaire more like this
star this property uin 252850 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 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is shown in the following table.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Public Health Grant Allocation (£ billion)</p></td><td><p>Change in budget (£billion)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>2.663</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>2.795</p></td><td><p>+0.128</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16*</p></td><td><p>3.031</p></td><td><p>+0.236</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>3.387</p></td><td><p>+0.356</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18**</p></td><td><p>3.304</p></td><td><p>-0.083</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018/19</p></td><td><p>3.219</p></td><td><p>-0.085</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019/20</p></td><td><p>3.134</p></td><td><p>-0.085</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Notes:</p><p>*Funding public health services for children aged 0-5 was transferred from the National Health Service to local authorities from October 2015.</p><p>** Figures from 2017/18 include funding retained by the Greater Manchester local authority as part of a business rate retention pilot not allocated as grant.</p><p> </p><p>Future funding for local authority public health function will be a matter for the Spending Review.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p>
unstar this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-05-20T16:04:12.123Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-20T16:04:12.123Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
1125908
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Health: Transport 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 Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the merits of NICE proposals for pedestrians, cyclists and people who use public transport to have priority over motorised transport when building roads; and what the role of public health bodies in such decisions should be. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brentford and Isleworth more like this
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Ruth Cadbury more like this
star this property uin 252859 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 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
star this property answer text <p>Public Health England (PHE) supports National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance and is a registered stakeholder for developing NICE guidelines and quality standards. Guidance on physical activity and the environment covers the physical infrastructure and planning needed to make non-motorised transport an easier option, including how to improve the physical environment to encourage and support physical activity, and is available to view at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng90" target="_blank">https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng90</a></p><p> </p><p>The recommendations in this guideline should be read alongside NICE's guideline on physical activity: walking and cycling, available to view at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ph41" target="_blank">https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ph41</a></p><p> </p><p>PHE works with the planning sector to help implement NICE guidance through the co-production of resources including ‘Working Together to Promote Active Travel: A briefing for local authorities’ which draws on the evidence used in NICE guidance, available to view at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/523460/Working_Together_to_Promote_Active_Travel_A_briefing_for_local_authorities.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/523460/Working_Together_to_Promote_Active_Travel_A_briefing_for_local_authorities.pdf</a></p><p>Local authorities also play a key role in supporting local planning decisions.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-05-20T16:02:18.203Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-20T16:02:18.203Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Cadbury more like this
1125941
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar 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 Fishing Vessels: Monitoring 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when the proposed installation of inshore vessel monitoring system units on under 12m fishing vessels is planned to (a) start and (b) end; and what plans he has for the phasing of that programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Waveney more like this
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Peter Aldous more like this
star this property uin 252876 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-17more like thismore than 2019-05-17
star this property answer text <p>Defra is currently reviewing feedback from stakeholders, including from a public consultation exercise, on the implementation of I-VMS for the under 12 metre fleet. The Government response was published on 2 April 2019. Defra is reviewing the implementation timetable with the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and will provide information on the plan shortly.</p><p> </p><p>I-VMS will be required on all under 12 metre British registered vessels fishing in English waters. The MMO is aware of some of the practical issues that can affect vessels that have no wheelhouse or irregular onboard electrics. It is working with potential suppliers to explore all possible options in order to implement a fit for purpose solution for these boats.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 252877 more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T12:25:15.093Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T12:25:15.093Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Peter Aldous more like this
1125942
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar 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 Fishing Vessels: Monitoring 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether his Department plans to require the I-VMS units approved by the Marine Management Organisation to be installed on under 12 metre British registered vessels fishing in English waters with (a) no wheelhouse and (b) an irregular power supply. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Waveney more like this
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Peter Aldous more like this
star this property uin 252877 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 2019-05-17more like thismore than 2019-05-17
star this property answer text <p>Defra is currently reviewing feedback from stakeholders, including from a public consultation exercise, on the implementation of I-VMS for the under 12 metre fleet. The Government response was published on 2 April 2019. Defra is reviewing the implementation timetable with the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and will provide information on the plan shortly.</p><p> </p><p>I-VMS will be required on all under 12 metre British registered vessels fishing in English waters. The MMO is aware of some of the practical issues that can affect vessels that have no wheelhouse or irregular onboard electrics. It is working with potential suppliers to explore all possible options in order to implement a fit for purpose solution for these boats.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 252876 more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T12:25:15.147Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T12:25:15.147Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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4069
unstar this property label Biography information for Peter Aldous more like this
1125943
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar 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 Fishing Catches 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when the proposed new catch recording requirements for under 10 metre fishing vessels will come into force; and whether those requirements will (a) replace or (b) be additional to the existing catch (i) landing and (ii) sales recording requirements. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Waveney more like this
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Peter Aldous more like this
star this property uin 252878 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
star this property answer text <p>The new catch recording requirements are due to come into force in summer 2019 and where possible they will replace existing catch recording documents such as the paper shellfish return. Landing declarations are not currently required from under 10 metre vessels and, following an industry consultation, this will continue to be the case under the new catch recording requirements. Sales notes are the responsibility of merchants and will still be required.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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less than 2019-05-20T10:48:31.417Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-20T10:48:31.417Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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4069
unstar this property label Biography information for Peter Aldous more like this
1125910
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar 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 Police: Pensions 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 the Home Department, what representations he has received on survivors' pensions for widows and widowers of retired police officers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Preseli Pembrokeshire more like this
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Stephen Crabb more like this
star this property uin 252841 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 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
star this property answer text <p>The Home Secretary has regular discussions with the Chancellor on a range of issues. The Home Office receives correspondence on many issues, including police survivors’ pensions.</p><p>On 18 January 2016, the Police Pensions Regulations 1987 and the Police (Injury Benefit) Regulations 2006 were amended to allow widows, widowers and civil partners of police officers in England and Wales who have died on duty and who qualified for a survivor pension after 1 April 2015 to continue to receive their survivors’ benefits for life.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 252842 more like this
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less than 2019-05-20T15:03:15.333Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-20T15:03:15.333Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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1554
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Crabb more like this
1125911
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar 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 Police: Pensions 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 the Home Department, what recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on survivors' pensions for widows and widowers of retired police officers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Preseli Pembrokeshire more like this
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Stephen Crabb more like this
star this property uin 252842 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 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
star this property answer text <p>The Home Secretary has regular discussions with the Chancellor on a range of issues. The Home Office receives correspondence on many issues, including police survivors’ pensions.</p><p>On 18 January 2016, the Police Pensions Regulations 1987 and the Police (Injury Benefit) Regulations 2006 were amended to allow widows, widowers and civil partners of police officers in England and Wales who have died on duty and who qualified for a survivor pension after 1 April 2015 to continue to receive their survivors’ benefits for life.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 252841 more like this
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less than 2019-05-20T15:03:15.387Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-20T15:03:15.387Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Crabb more like this