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star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
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House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property answering dept id 18 more like this
star this property answering dept short name House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property answering dept sort name House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property hansard heading Parliament: Magazines 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 right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, whether the Commission funds the Parliamentary Review magazine. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
star this property uin 258957 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
star this property answer text <p>The Commission does not fund The Parliamentary Review.</p><p>Information about funding of the magazine can be found on The Parliamentary Review’s website:</p><p>(<a href="https://www.theparliamentaryreview.co.uk/faqs" target="_blank">https://www.theparliamentaryreview.co.uk/faqs</a>).</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
star this property answering member printed Tom Brake remove filter
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less than 2019-06-06T05:59:18.307Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-06T05:59:18.307Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
1128396
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
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House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property answering dept id 18 more like this
star this property answering dept short name House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property answering dept sort name House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property hansard heading Parliament: Pensions 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 right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, whether the parliamentary pension fund plans to divest itself of investments in fossil fuels. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
star this property uin 257435 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
star this property answer text <p>The Trustees of the Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund are responsible for managing the Fund’s investments. Therefore PCPF matters are not for the House of Commons Commission.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
star this property answering member printed Tom Brake remove filter
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-06-06T10:59:16.957Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
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252
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
1127670
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
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House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property answering dept id 18 more like this
star this property answering dept short name House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property answering dept sort name House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property hansard heading Parliamentary Estate: Food 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 right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, what proportion of food stuffs sourced for food outlets on the Parliamentary estate were produced in the UK in the latest period for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 256412 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>Although all of our products are fully traceable to source, the House Service does not record or hold the information in respect of sourcing from one particular country or region. This information is held by the relevant suppliers. Whilst suppliers are able to provide full traceability on any given product, for logistical reasons they would not be able to provide information to the level of detail requested because where our products are sourced may change from time to time.</p><p>The vast majority of fresh products, such as meat, poultry, dairy, eggs, bread, ice cream, and most fruit and vegetables when in season are sourced from within the UK. This is possible because, in the first instance, we demand that UK or equivalent standards of welfare and production must be met as this is a consideration of ethics and quality rather than origin.</p><p>The House Service sources products that are produced to higher environmental standards where possible.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
star this property answering member printed Tom Brake remove filter
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less than 2019-05-23T15:58:51.183Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T15:58:51.183Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
1127135
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star this property date less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
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House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property answering dept id 18 more like this
star this property answering dept short name House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property answering dept sort name House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property hansard heading Palace of Westminster: Industrial Health and Safety more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, on how many occasions falling debris has been recorded at the Palace of Westminster in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 255343 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>There have been eight recorded stone falls at the Palace of Westminster over the last 12 months. No injuries were sustained.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
star this property answering member printed Tom Brake remove filter
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less than 2019-05-23T15:54:19.21Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T15:54:19.21Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
star this property answering member printed Tom Brake more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
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4425
unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
1126139
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star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property answering dept id 18 more like this
star this property answering dept short name House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property answering dept sort name House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property hansard heading Parliamentary Estate: Waste 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 right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, what recent estimate the Commission has made of the amount of food waste produced by the kitchens on the parliamentary estate. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 253486 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
star this property answer text <p>Management information from Parliament’s waste contractor demonstrates that between April 2018 to April 2019, Parliament generated 235,595 kgs of food waste. This represents a 12% reduction from 2017/18 when 266,749 kgs of food waste was generated. Food waste from prepared dishes in Commons catering outlets is approximately 3% against sales, well below the national industry average (5%).</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
star this property answering member printed Tom Brake remove filter
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less than 2019-05-21T17:58:33.203Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T17:58:33.203Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
star this property answering member printed Tom Brake more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
1126140
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star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property answering dept id 18 more like this
star this property answering dept short name House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property answering dept sort name House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property hansard heading Parliamentary Estate: Waste Management 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 right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, what steps the Commission is taking to reduce the amount of food waste produced by the kitchens on the parliamentary estate. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 253487 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
star this property answer text <p>The House of Commons has implemented a variety of initiatives to reduce the amount of food waste. The only food which is disposed of consists of products that are not safe to be consumed, following guidance from, for example, the Catering Services’ Food Safety Policy and in relation to use-by dates.</p><p>Measures taken to monitor and reduce food waste from our catering venues includes:</p><ul><li>Menu plans and cycles are used which enables orders to be planned in advance;</li></ul><ul><li>Most dishes are made fresh in-house, which allows for improvisation if products need to be used up, and enables short life products to be used in smoothies, soups and salads;</li></ul><ul><li>Stock is regularly counted, and order volumes consider the level of stock-in-hand;</li></ul><ul><li>Dates are checked regularly on ambient food products and any short life products are issued to the kitchens for immediate use;</li></ul><ul><li>Many of the high-volume protein items are ordered by unit (rather than weight) which makes portion control more accurate and reduces the likelihood of over ordering;</li></ul><ul><li>Venue orders are checked by a purchasing team for accuracy, to ensure that orders and volumes are correct and in-line with historic figures;</li></ul><ul><li>The kitchens make salad items in-house, meaning venues can cook-off and utilise any surplus protein products effectively;</li></ul><ul><li>Stock is always rotated using ‘first-in, first-out’ principles;</li></ul><ul><li>Various smart storage methods and materials are used to help prevent premature spoilage;</li></ul><ul><li>Some products are frozen if not used on the day;</li></ul><ul><li>Products which show high levels of wastage are changed (for example, some high frequency/low volume lines are now frozen which enables portion control);</li></ul><ul><li>Any hot food which is re-usable is transferred immediately to where it can be sold (or blast chilled within food safety requirements and used the following day).<br></li></ul><p><br>The Sustainable Restaurant Association has rated the House of Commons as a good practice organisation in respect of food waste.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
star this property answering member printed Tom Brake remove filter
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less than 2019-05-21T18:06:47.417Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T18:06:47.417Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
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118570
star this property answering member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
star this property answering member printed Tom Brake more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
1123719
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star this property date less than 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
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House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property answering dept id 18 more like this
star this property answering dept short name House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property answering dept sort name House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property hansard heading Portcullis House: Cleaning Services 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 right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, how many times on average on a working day each bathroom or lavatory was cleaned in Portcullis House in (a) 2019 and (b) 2009. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Frank Field more like this
star this property uin 248591 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-02more like thismore than 2019-05-02
star this property answer text <p>All bathrooms and lavatories in Portcullis House are cleaned overnight, Monday to Friday.</p><p>In addition to the overnight clean each bathroom or lavatory has a minimum of two to a maximum of nine janitorial visits per day in high footfall areas such as the Atrium and 1st floors of Portcullis House, Monday to Friday.</p><p>We do not have data available for 2009.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
star this property answering member printed Tom Brake remove filter
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less than 2019-05-02T16:20:49.323Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-02T16:20:49.323Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
1123431
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star this property date less than 2019-04-26more like thismore than 2019-04-26
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House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property answering dept id 18 more like this
star this property answering dept short name House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property answering dept sort name House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property hansard heading Parliament: Huawei 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 right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, whether Huawei equipment is used in the parliamentary (a) telecoms and communications network and (b) security and surveillance network. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leigh more like this
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Jo Platt more like this
star this property uin 248073 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
star this property answer text <p>No Huawei equipment is used in the parliamentary telecoms, communications, security or surveillance networks.</p><p>The only use of Huawei kit is for mobile cellular enhancement. Firstly, this is in devices (commonly referenced as MiFi devices) that are used to boost access to the parliamentary mobile phone provider’s network (O2) where signal strength is problematic. The MiFi devices do not connect to the Parliamentary network and should be viewed as extensions to the O2 mobile phone network. This equipment is branded O2 rather than Huawei.</p><p>Secondly, there already is, and there will be some additional, Huawei equipment installed by the four Mobile Network Operators to provide cellular signal enhancement in Parliament.</p><p>Huawei components are used by all the major mobile telephony networks in the UK. Parliament has no evidence on which to base a recommendation either in favour of or against the use of Huawei kit on such networks. The risk of mobile phone telecommunications networks use of Huawei kit is managed at a national level by the National Cyber Security Centre, Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure and the private sector, and Parliament takes its lead from the national stance on the risks present from its use.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
star this property answering member printed Tom Brake remove filter
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less than 2019-05-07T10:34:40.983Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-07T10:34:40.983Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
star this property answering member printed Tom Brake more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Platt more like this
1105525
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star this property date less than 2019-03-27more like thismore than 2019-03-27
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House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property answering dept id 18 more like this
star this property answering dept short name House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property answering dept sort name House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property hansard heading House of Commons Chamber: Repairs and Maintenance 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 right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, whether the studies commissioned from the architects Feilden and Mawson investigating the feasibility of a temporary House of Commons chamber in (a) the courtyard of Richmond House and (b) the courtyard of the Foreign Office are publicly available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gainsborough more like this
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Sir Edward Leigh more like this
star this property uin 237595 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-04-04more like thismore than 2019-04-04
star this property answer text <p>A pre-feasibility study was produced by Feilden and Mawson in 2015, to support the Joint Committee on the Palace of Westminster in making a recommendation on the preferred delivery option for the Restoration &amp; Renewal Programme. The study considered several options for decant, including Richmond House and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office building.</p><p>Additional studies of other potential decant options were commissioned by the Joint Committee during the course of its inquiry.</p><p>These studies contain information about the Houses’ security requirements, as well as other information which may be commercially sensitive, and for that reason they are not publicly available.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
star this property answering member printed Tom Brake remove filter
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less than 2019-04-04T10:35:07.373Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-04T10:35:07.373Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Edward Leigh more like this
1104807
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star this property date less than 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
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House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property answering dept id 18 more like this
star this property answering dept short name House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property answering dept sort name House of Commons Commission more like this
star this property hansard heading Members' Staff: Mental Health 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 right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, what training and support is available to hon. Members' staff on suicide awareness. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
star this property uin 236255 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-03-28more like thismore than 2019-03-28
star this property answer text <p>There are three courses available to support Members’ staff whose roles bring them into contact with vulnerable people:</p><ul><li>Conversations with vulnerable people – which includes how to engage with someone who may present with suicidal feelings;</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>Building emotional resilience – which seeks to develop the emotional skills required to cope with the personal stress of handling emotive situations; and</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>Mental health awareness – which includes being aware of suicidal feelings.</li></ul><p> </p><p> </p><p><br>The training is provided by the Samaritans and Mind and is delivered on demand both in Westminster and in City locations around the UK.</p><p>Support for Members’ staff is available through an Employee Assistance Programme provided by Health Assured. This is a free confidential helpline that is available 24/7 for all Members’ staff provided on behalf of the House that allows staff to discuss and seek advice on personal and professional issues, including stress at work. Additionally, face-to-face counselling sessions can be offered where appropriate.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
star this property answering member printed Tom Brake remove filter
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less than 2019-03-28T14:02:52.883Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-28T14:02:52.883Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this