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Attorney General more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Performance Appraisal more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many officials in the Law Officers' Departments completed the Civil Service Employment Policy Performance Management System in 2013-14; how many and what proportion of those officials received the (a) exceeded, (b) met and (c) must improve performance mark; and how many and what proportion (i) did and (ii) did not qualify for a bonus under that process. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wentworth and Dearne more like this
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John Healey more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The following tables contain information on performance marking and any performance awards for officials in the Law Officers’ Departments in the 2013-14 reporting year.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>All of the Law Officers’ departments have a non-consolidated performance award pot funded according to HM Treasury guidance. The amount is set as part of departmental pay remits agreed by the Attorney General.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="3"> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>Crown Prosecution Service</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Rating</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Headcount</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>%</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Exceeded</strong></p></td><td><p>737</p></td><td><p>12.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Achieved (Met)</strong></p></td><td><p>4900</p></td><td><p>85.5%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Not Achieved </strong></p><p><strong>(Must Improve)</strong></p></td><td><p>94</p></td><td><p>1.6%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><em>(1) Only 15 (0.3%) Crown Prosecution Service officials qualified for a performance bonus in 2013/14. These were Senior Civil Servant grades or equivalent and their performance bonus was managed in line with the Cabinet Office Performance Management arrangements for the Senior Civil Service. </em></p><p> </p><p><em>(2) Of those completing the CSEP Performance Management Process, 5716 officials (99.7%) did not qualify for a performance bonus.</em></p><p> </p><p><strong><em>(3) </em></strong><em>The source data has been extracted from the CPS e-PDR database using the base data report of 29/09/14. Consequent change to data input may mean that this data will change at some point in the future.</em></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="3"><p><strong> </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p> </p><p><strong>Treasury Solicitor’s Department (TSol)*</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Rating</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Headcount</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>%</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Exceeded</strong></p></td><td><p>352</p></td><td><p>27.7%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Achieved (Met)</strong></p></td><td><p>862</p></td><td><p>67.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Not Achieved </strong></p><p><strong>(Must Improve)</strong></p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>55</p></td><td><p>4.3%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><em>* TSol data also covers officials employed by the Attorney General’s Office and HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate. This includes the DWP/DH team who merged with TSol on the 1<sup>st</sup> April 2014.</em></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>Awarded performance award in accordance with the TSol pay settlement*</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p><strong>Received award</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Did not receive award</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>TSol</strong></p></td><td><p>317</p></td><td><p>831</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Proportion </strong></p></td><td><p>27.6%</p></td><td><p>72.4%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><em>* This data does not include the DWP/DH legal team. </em></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>Awarded performance award in accordance with reserved rights to the DWP/DH pay settlement*</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Ex DWP/DH legal team</strong></p></td><td><p>117</p></td><td><p>4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Proportion of team</strong></p></td><td><p>96.7%</p></td><td><p>3.3%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><em>*The DWP/DH legal team operated under their previous appraisal policy in 2013-14. From 2014-15 these staff will be covered by the standard TSol performance system.</em></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="3"><p><strong> </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p><br></p><p> </p><p><strong>Serious Fraud Office</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Rating</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Headcount</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>%</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Outstanding (Exceeded)</strong></p></td><td><p>65</p></td><td><p>23.64%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Effective (Met)</strong></p></td><td><p>202</p></td><td><p>73.45%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Unsatisfactory (Must Improve)</strong></p></td><td><p>8</p></td><td><p>2.91%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>(1) All staff rated as Outstanding or Effective qualified for a performance award. The amount available to the SFO for performance awards was split accordingly.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T14:52:15.7014881Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T14:52:15.7014881Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Healey more like this
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Business: China more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what recent discussions his Department has had with representatives of the Chinese government about innovation, manufacturing and investment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield more like this
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Innovation is a key priority for the UK and Chinese Governments and both are committed to strengthening the UK/China trade and investment relationship. To that end, this Department has held regular discussions on these issues with the Chinese government, including on opportunities in the manufacturing sector. Innovation and investment were discussed at all UK-China high level dialogues in 2014, most recently at the Economic and Financial Dialogue and Bilateral Investment Conference held in London in September 2014, at the UK-China Summit in June 2014 and at the 11<sup>th</sup> Joint Economic and Trade Commission in Beijing in May 2014.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T16:06:56.2941949Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T16:06:56.2941949Z
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star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Non-domestic Rates: Yorkshire and the Humber more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many businesses in (a) Barnsley East constituency and (b) Yorkshire and the Humber have qualified for the full business rates discount to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley East more like this
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Michael Dugher more like this
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star this property answer text <p>We have introduced a £1 billion business rate support package for 2014-15 including:</p><p> </p><p>– a 2% cap in the Retail Price Index increase in the small business rates multiplier;</p><p>– a retail discount of £1,000 for around 300,000 shops, pubs and restaurants with rateable values below £50,000;</p><p>– a 12 month extension of small business rate relief doubling, benefitting over half a million businesses;</p><p>– a 50 per cent discount for new occupants of long-term vacant shops, and;</p><p>– allowing ratepayers to pay bills over 12 instalments.</p><p> </p><p>As outlined in the Written Ministerial Statement of 18 September 2012, Official Report, Column 32WS, the Department no longer publishes statistics by government office region. Additionally, the Department does not collect data on a constituency basis, but Barnsley East constituency lies entirely within the Barnsley Metropolitan District. Table 1 shows, where available, the estimated number of properties that will benefit from each of the reliefs introduced or extended in 2014-15 in Barnsley Metropolitan District, as well as the amount of relief awarded:</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="3"><p><strong>Table 1</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><em>Item</em></p></td><td><p><em>Estimated number of properties in the Barnsley Metropolitan District that will benefit from these reliefs </em></p><p><em>(units)</em></p></td><td><p><em>Amount of Relief Awarded</em></p><p> </p><p> </p><p><em>(£thousands)</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2% RPI Cap on Small Business Rates Multiplier</p></td><td><p>6,597</p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>12 month extension of small business rate relief doubling, of which:</p></td><td><p>2,650</p></td><td rowspan="3"><p> </p><p>4,458<sup>1</sup></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><em> - 100% relief</em></p></td><td><p>2,026</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><em> - Tapering</em></p></td><td><p>624</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Long Term Empty Reoccupation Relief</p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td><td><p>43</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Retail Rate Relief</p></td><td><p>740</p></td><td><p>738</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p>All data is from the 2014-15 NNDR1 (<a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/non-domestic-rates-collected-by-local-councils-in-england-forecast-for-2014-to-2015" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/non-domestic-rates-collected-by-local-councils-in-england-forecast-for-2014-to-2015</a>), except for retail rate relief data which is available from the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/353101/Estimated_number_of_properties_that_will_receive__1000_business_rates_relief.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/353101/Estimated_number_of_properties_that_will_receive__1000_business_rates_relief.pdf</a></p><p><sup>1</sup>This is the total amount of small business rates relief awarded. The breakdown for the amount awarded to properties receiving 100% and tapering relief is not available.</p><p>N/A – data not available.</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Keighley more like this
star this property answering member printed Kris Hopkins more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T16:04:39.137Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T16:04:39.137Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kris Hopkins more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Michael Dugher more like this