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1058798
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Electric Vehicles: Fuel Cells more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he has plans to introduce an equivalent to the Faraday challenge for the promotion and further development of hydrogen fuel cell technology for electric vehicles. more like this
tabling member constituency Leeds North West more like this
tabling member printed
Alex Sobel more like this
uin 219572 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answer text <p>Through the Industrial Strategy Future of Mobility Grand Challenge we want to put the UK at the forefront of the design and manufacturing of zero emission vehicles.</p><p> </p><p>The Government’s Road to Zero Strategy, published in July 2018, outlines a series of measures of support for hydrogen in transport, including a £23m Hydrogen for Transport Programme (HTP) to support an increase in the development and uptake of Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles and grow the number of Hydrogen Refuelling Stations.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
answering member printed Chris Skidmore remove filter
question first answered
less than 2019-02-14T17:56:37.663Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T17:56:37.663Z
answering member
4021
label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
tabling member
4658
label Biography information for Alex Sobel more like this
1058822
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Volcanoes: Monitoring more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much grant funding has been awarded to the Met Office for volcanic ash weather monitoring in each of the last three years. more like this
tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
uin 219330 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answer text <p>No grant funding has been awarded to the Met Office for this purpose in the time period specified. However the Met Office received a £3M grant in 2013 to build, operate and maintain a ground based observing capability (LiDAR network) for the purpose of detecting and measuring volcanic ash. This network become operational in 2017 and continues to be used.</p><p>The operational costs of this network are funded as part of the aviation services which the Met Office provides on behalf of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).</p> more like this
answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
answering member printed Chris Skidmore remove filter
question first answered
less than 2019-02-14T16:27:14.823Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T16:27:14.823Z
answering member
4021
label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
tabling member
1409
label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
1058956
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
answering body
Department for Education more like this
answering dept id 60 more like this
answering dept short name Education more like this
answering dept sort name Education more like this
hansard heading Graduates: Computer Software more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many students have graduated with a degree related to computer games design and programming in each year since 2010. more like this
tabling member constituency Birmingham, Hodge Hill more like this
tabling member printed
Liam Byrne more like this
uin 219318 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answer text <p>The Higher Education Statistics Agency collects and publishes statistics on enrolments and qualifications obtained at UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). Latest statistics refer to the academic year 2017/18.</p><p> </p><p>The table below shows the numbers of first degree qualifiers in computer games subjects for each year since 2012/13. Information on the number of qualifiers in these subjects has been available since the introduction of the third version of Joint Academic Coding System (JACS) in 2012/13, hence figures cannot be provided for any year prior to that.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Full-person-equivalent<strong>[1]</strong> First Degree qualifiers in computer games subjects</strong></p><p><strong>UK HEIs</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Academic Year </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of qualifiers in computer games subjects<strong>[2]</strong></strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2012/13</strong></p></td><td><p>595</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2013/14</strong></p></td><td><p>625</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2014/15</strong></p></td><td><p>690</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2015/16</strong></p></td><td><p>900</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2016/17</strong></p></td><td><p>1,290</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2017/18</strong></p></td><td><p>1,265</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>[1] Counts are on the basis of full-person-equivalents. Where a student is studying more than one subject, they are apportioned between the subjects that make up their course.</p><p> </p><p>[2] Qualifiers in Games (principal category I6 of JACS), which includes Games, Computer games programming, Computer game design and Computer games graphics. This code is only available since the introduction of the third version of JACS in 2012/13. More information on JACS codes can be found at the following link: <a href="https://www.hesa.ac.uk/support/documentation/jacs" target="_blank">https://www.hesa.ac.uk/support/documentation/jacs</a>.</p><p> </p>
answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
answering member printed Chris Skidmore remove filter
question first answered
less than 2019-02-14T11:08:58.527Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T11:08:58.527Z
answering member
4021
label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
tabling member
1171
label Biography information for Liam Byrne more like this
1059025
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Research: Publishing more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy, when his Department plans to make an economic assessment of the policy options considered by UK Research and Innovation’s review of Open Access policy. more like this
tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
tabling member printed
Chi Onwurah more like this
uin 219418 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answer text <p>Open Access is central to the Government’s and UKRI’s ambitions for research and innovation, with openness being key to world class research and delivering the wider aims of the Industrial Strategy. Sharing knowledge openly has benefits not only for researchers, but also businesses and wider society by accelerating new discoveries.</p><p> </p><p>BEIS will be working with UKRI to ensure that overall economic issues are considered as part of the UKRI Open Access Review. The Open Access review will seek to support an economic model where the fair, transparent and reasonable costs of Open Access publishing are met, while addressing the need for sustainability. The review will consider Open Access models and innovations which can help enhance Open Access and assist the sector to more easily comply with UKRI policy. UKRI will lead on consideration of the costs and sustainability of achieving our Open Access aims and BEIS will consider the wider economic implications when policy options are developed in the autumn.</p>
answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
answering member printed Chris Skidmore remove filter
grouped question UIN
219419 more like this
219420 more like this
219421 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-14T16:27:23.807Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T16:27:23.807Z
answering member
4021
label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
tabling member
4124
label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1059034
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Research: Publishing more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy, what role his Department will play in the review being conducted by UK Research and Innovation on Open Access policy; and whether his Department will be represented on the Open Access Review Steering Group. more like this
tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
tabling member printed
Chi Onwurah more like this
uin 219419 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answer text <p>Open Access is central to the Government’s and UKRI’s ambitions for research and innovation, with openness being key to world class research and delivering the wider aims of the Industrial Strategy. Sharing knowledge openly has benefits not only for researchers, but also businesses and wider society by accelerating new discoveries.</p><p> </p><p>BEIS will be working with UKRI to ensure that overall economic issues are considered as part of the UKRI Open Access Review. The Open Access review will seek to support an economic model where the fair, transparent and reasonable costs of Open Access publishing are met, while addressing the need for sustainability. The review will consider Open Access models and innovations which can help enhance Open Access and assist the sector to more easily comply with UKRI policy. UKRI will lead on consideration of the costs and sustainability of achieving our Open Access aims and BEIS will consider the wider economic implications when policy options are developed in the autumn.</p>
answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
answering member printed Chris Skidmore remove filter
grouped question UIN
219418 more like this
219420 more like this
219421 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-14T16:27:23.92Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T16:27:23.92Z
answering member
4021
label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
tabling member
4124
label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1059050
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Research: Publishing more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of expanding Open Access research. more like this
tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
tabling member printed
Chi Onwurah more like this
uin 219420 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answer text <p>Open Access is central to the Government’s and UKRI’s ambitions for research and innovation, with openness being key to world class research and delivering the wider aims of the Industrial Strategy. Sharing knowledge openly has benefits not only for researchers, but also businesses and wider society by accelerating new discoveries.</p><p> </p><p>BEIS will be working with UKRI to ensure that overall economic issues are considered as part of the UKRI Open Access Review. The Open Access review will seek to support an economic model where the fair, transparent and reasonable costs of Open Access publishing are met, while addressing the need for sustainability. The review will consider Open Access models and innovations which can help enhance Open Access and assist the sector to more easily comply with UKRI policy. UKRI will lead on consideration of the costs and sustainability of achieving our Open Access aims and BEIS will consider the wider economic implications when policy options are developed in the autumn.</p>
answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
answering member printed Chris Skidmore remove filter
grouped question UIN
219418 more like this
219419 more like this
219421 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-14T16:27:24.013Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T16:27:24.013Z
answering member
4021
label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
tabling member
4124
label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1059051
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Research: Publishing more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of Open Access publishing for humanities and social sciences publishing. more like this
tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
tabling member printed
Chi Onwurah more like this
uin 219421 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answer text <p>Open Access is central to the Government’s and UKRI’s ambitions for research and innovation, with openness being key to world class research and delivering the wider aims of the Industrial Strategy. Sharing knowledge openly has benefits not only for researchers, but also businesses and wider society by accelerating new discoveries.</p><p> </p><p>BEIS will be working with UKRI to ensure that overall economic issues are considered as part of the UKRI Open Access Review. The Open Access review will seek to support an economic model where the fair, transparent and reasonable costs of Open Access publishing are met, while addressing the need for sustainability. The review will consider Open Access models and innovations which can help enhance Open Access and assist the sector to more easily comply with UKRI policy. UKRI will lead on consideration of the costs and sustainability of achieving our Open Access aims and BEIS will consider the wider economic implications when policy options are developed in the autumn.</p>
answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
answering member printed Chris Skidmore remove filter
grouped question UIN
219418 more like this
219419 more like this
219420 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-14T16:27:24.107Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T16:27:24.107Z
answering member
4021
label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
tabling member
4124
label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1059055
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
answering body
Department for Education more like this
answering dept id 60 more like this
answering dept short name Education more like this
answering dept sort name Education more like this
hansard heading Higher Education: Registration more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many higher education providers have not completed the process of re-registration with the Office for Students. more like this
tabling member constituency Ashton-under-Lyne more like this
tabling member printed
Angela Rayner more like this
uin 219460 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answer text <p>The Office for Students (OfS) currently has 301 higher education providers on its register.</p><p>The requirement for higher education providers to register with the OfS was introduced for the first time by the Higher Education and Research Act, 2017, for all providers to complete by August 2019<strong>. </strong></p> more like this
answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
answering member printed Chris Skidmore remove filter
question first answered
less than 2019-02-14T11:13:33.48Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T11:13:33.48Z
answering member
4021
label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
tabling member
4356
label Biography information for Angela Rayner more like this
1059056
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
answering body
Department for Education more like this
answering dept id 60 more like this
answering dept short name Education more like this
answering dept sort name Education more like this
hansard heading Students: Protection more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many higher education institutions have not published a student protection plan. more like this
tabling member constituency Ashton-under-Lyne more like this
tabling member printed
Angela Rayner more like this
uin 219461 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answer text <p>All universities and other higher education providers that are registered with the Office for Students (OfS) have a student protection plan as a condition of registration, and they are expected to publish their plans.</p><p>That requirement applies to all those already registered and those seeking to register in the future. The OfS is currently checking the extent to which providers have published their plans to ensure all are publicly available.</p><p>The OfS currently has 301 higher education providers on its register. The registration process, as introduced for the first time in the Higher Education and Research Act, 2017, is ongoing and will be completed by August 2019.</p><p>Upon completion, the OfS will be able define the number of students covered by a student protection plan.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
answering member printed Chris Skidmore remove filter
grouped question UIN
219463 more like this
219464 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-14T11:05:16.743Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T11:05:16.743Z
answering member
4021
label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
tabling member
4356
label Biography information for Angela Rayner more like this
1059059
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
answering body
Department for Education more like this
answering dept id 60 more like this
answering dept short name Education more like this
answering dept sort name Education more like this
hansard heading Students: Protection more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate his Department has made of the number of students not currently covered by a student protection plan. more like this
tabling member constituency Ashton-under-Lyne more like this
tabling member printed
Angela Rayner more like this
uin 219463 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answer text <p>All universities and other higher education providers that are registered with the Office for Students (OfS) have a student protection plan as a condition of registration, and they are expected to publish their plans.</p><p>That requirement applies to all those already registered and those seeking to register in the future. The OfS is currently checking the extent to which providers have published their plans to ensure all are publicly available.</p><p>The OfS currently has 301 higher education providers on its register. The registration process, as introduced for the first time in the Higher Education and Research Act, 2017, is ongoing and will be completed by August 2019.</p><p>Upon completion, the OfS will be able define the number of students covered by a student protection plan.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
answering member printed Chris Skidmore remove filter
grouped question UIN
219461 more like this
219464 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-14T11:05:16.79Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T11:05:16.79Z
answering member
4021
label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
tabling member
4356
label Biography information for Angela Rayner more like this