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star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Loneliness 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 Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many times the cross-government ministerial group on loneliness has met since the publication of the loneliness strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
unstar this property answer text <p>The cross-government ministerial group has met twice since the launch of the strategy last year, meeting in December 2018 and March 2019, in addition to regular correspondence and updates, most recently in July 2019. Further meetings are planned in the future.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T15:06:15.063Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1139389
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star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Loneliness 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 Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether his Department has met the Loneliness Action Group to discuss the implementation of the loneliness strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
unstar this property uin 277737 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
unstar this property answer text <p>To help ensure effective implementation of the loneliness strategy, ‘A connected society - A strategy for tackling loneliness’ and to progress wider work on loneliness, Government Officials from the tackling loneliness team regularly engage with the Loneliness Action Group, convened by the British Red Cross and Co-op.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Officials have presented on implementation of the strategy at the two meetings of the Loneliness Action Group which have taken place since the strategy’s publication, in November 2018 and February 2019. The Minister for Loneliness and officials also spoke at the Loneliness Action Group conference, ‘From Policy to Action: Where Next for Loneliness?’on 21 May 2019.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Officials also conduct regular discussions with representatives from the British Red Cross and Co-op partnership.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T15:07:20.917Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T15:07:20.917Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1139392
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star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Loneliness 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 Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department has taken to set a quantitative target for reducing loneliness. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
unstar this property uin 277738 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
unstar this property answer text <p>The government’s loneliness strategy, ‘A connected society - A strategy for tackling loneliness’, recognises that, while increasingly we understand the impact of loneliness, there is less certainty about its drivers and what works to tackle it. As a result, the strategy did not set a quantitative target for change. Rather it sets out the government's commitment to establishing a clearer picture of the prevalence of loneliness, through a new national measure and by developing the evidence base on what works. It commits government to publishing annual progress reports that provide an update on the implementation of the policies set out in the strategy, as well as the development of additional policies. As government reviews its approach, and further learning is generated, government will explore the possibility – and suitability – of setting a quantitative target for change. This is not likely to be possible for some years, as it will take time for sufficient data and learning to be available. The government’s first annual report on tackling loneliness, expected to be published later this year, will provide an update on this.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T15:11:42.307Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T15:11:42.307Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1139395
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star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Loneliness 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 Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what progress his Department has made on the commitment in the loneliness strategy to (a) include loneliness in the guidance for the family test and (b) embed consideration of loneliness and relationships throughout the policy-making process. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
unstar this property uin 277739 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
unstar this property answer text <p>As announced in last year’s loneliness strategy, ‘A connected society - A strategy for tackling loneliness’, Government’s intention is to embed consideration of loneliness and relationships throughout the policy-making process. Government is exploring various mechanisms for doing this and an update on progress will be provided in the first annual report on tackling loneliness, expected to be published later this year.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>The guidance for the Family Test is currently being refreshed and consideration of loneliness is included in the draft text. The updated guidance is due to be published later this year.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T15:12:22.65Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T15:12:22.65Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1141443
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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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 Child Maintenance Service more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much her Department has collected through the Child Maintenance Service's (a) four per cent and (b) twenty per cent collection fees under Collect and Pay in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
unstar this property uin 281113 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 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
unstar this property answer text <p>Income received through the Child Maintenance Service collection charges from 2014/15 through to 2017/18 is as follows:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>2014/15</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2015/16</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2016/17</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2017/18</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>£m</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£m</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£m</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£m</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>PP Collection Charge</p></td><td><p>20%</p></td><td><p>1.649</p></td><td><p>5.573</p></td><td><p>10.494</p></td><td><p>16.878</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>RP Collection Charge</p></td><td><p>4%</p></td><td><p>0.325</p></td><td><p>1.086</p></td><td><p>2.026</p></td><td><p>3.241</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>The 2018/19 Child Maintenance Service Annual Report and Accounts have not been audited yet so we are unable to include figures from this period in PQ responses.</p><p>Income received is used to offset the administration cost of the Child Maintenance Group.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T13:24:44.613Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T13:24:44.613Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows more like this
1141444
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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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 Child Maintenance Service more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much revenue her Department has collected through the Child Maintenance Service's £20 application fee in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
unstar this property uin 281114 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
unstar this property answer text <p>Income received from the Child Maintenance Service £20 Application fee from 2014/15 through to 2017/18 is as follows:</p><p> </p><p>2014/15 £0.828m</p><p>2015/16 £1.692m</p><p>2016/17 £1.799m</p><p>2017/18 £1.520m</p><p> </p><p>The 2018/19 Child Maintenance Service Annual Report and Accounts have not been audited yet so we are unable to include figures from this period in PQ responses.</p><p>Income received is used to offset the administration cost of the Child Maintenance Group.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T12:58:50.367Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T12:58:50.367Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows more like this
1141469
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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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 Sunscreens: Employment more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to require employers to provide sun cream for employees that predominantly work outdoors. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
unstar this property answer text <p>The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is responsible for regulating health and safety risks arising from work activities and has no plans to introduce additional legislation to require employers to provide sun cream to their employees.</p><p> </p><p>HSE provides specific advice aimed at employers and employees on preventing health risks due to exposure to the sun at <a href="http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg337.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg337.pdf</a> and <a href="http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg147.pdf" target="_blank">www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg147.pdf</a>. This includes following the “APC approach” (Avoid, Protect, Check) which can help to reduce the chances of developing skin cancer, whether work related or not.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T12:15:54.207Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T12:15:54.207Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
1141717
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star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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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 Industrial Health and Safety: Noise more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005, what steps she is taking to ensure that employers protect employees' hearing. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government’s policy on ensuring that employers protect their employees’ hearing is well established. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has responsibility for occupational health and safety legislation which includes the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. The Regulations impose duties which, depending on the level of risk, require employers to:</p><p> </p><ul><li>take action to reduce exposure to noise and ensure the legal limits on noise exposure are not exceeded;</li><li>ensure that equipment is properly maintained and used;</li><li>provide employees with personal hearing protection where it’s appropriate;</li><li>provide information, instruction and training;</li><li>carry out health surveillance.</li></ul><p> </p><p>HSE focuses its activities on industries where there are high numbers of workers who are exposed and/or where there is evidence of a high incidence rate of noise induced hearing loss. It does this through a range of approaches and interventions, specifically:</p><p> </p><ul><li>securing effective risk management and control through a variety of interventions with businesses including inspections, investigations of incidents and concerns raised by workers and others;</li><li>leading and engaging those who undertake or influence health and safety;</li><li>the provision of comprehensive guidance;</li><li>ensuring that the regulatory framework remains effective.</li></ul>
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T12:31:20.507Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T12:31:20.507Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
1142234
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star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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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 Universal Credit more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether work coaches will be provided with additional training to ensure that they can effectively advise universal credit claimants on meeting upfront childcare costs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency High Peak more like this
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Ruth George more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
unstar this property answer text <p>DWP is committed to providing the best possible support for all our claimants to meet their individual circumstance.</p><p> </p><p>Our Work Coaches and Decision Makers undergo a comprehensive learning journey designed to equip them with the tools, skills and behaviours required to provide a high quality service, which includes training on children, childcare and payment of upfront childcare costs.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, DWP supporting information is available on Universal Credit Guidance and Universal Learning sites which enhances learning, and is available at the point of need for each individual personal requirement.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T15:22:12.96Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T15:22:12.96Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Ruth George more like this
1142236
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star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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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 Universal Credit more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many universal credit claimants have been offered a flexible support fund payment between 1 January 2019 and 25 July 2019 to assist with upfront childcare costs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency High Peak more like this
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Ruth George more like this
unstar this property uin 282505 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
unstar this property answer text <p>The information requested is not held in a format that can be easily disaggregated and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T15:31:41.177Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T15:31:41.177Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Ruth George more like this