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star this property date less than 2018-07-23more like thismore than 2018-07-23
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar 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 Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport : Annual Reports 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 Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, which agencies and other public bodies accountable to him will not have published their annual report and accounts for 2017-2018 by 31 July 2018; and what the reasons are for each such body not having done so by that date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield South East more like this
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Mr Clive Betts more like this
star this property uin 167133 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>A list of agencies and other public bodies which are accountable to the Department are listed on gov.uk (https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations). All accounts that are published will appear on the bodies’ websites. As per the Government Resources and Accounts Act (2000), there is no legal requirement for agencies or other public bodies to publish their accounts before the January following year end.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2018-09-10T11:12:03.417Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T11:12:03.417Z
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4115
unstar this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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394
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Clive Betts more like this
970888
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-10more like thismore than 2018-09-10
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Pupil Exclusions 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 What steps his Department is taking to reduce the number of school exclusions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing Central and Acton more like this
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Dr Rupa Huq more like this
star this property uin 906760 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>We support head teachers in using exclusion where this is warranted.</p><p>We have launched a review of exclusions, led by Edward Timpson, which will explore how head teachers use exclusion in practice and differences in exclusion rates across England.</p><p>The review will aim to report by the end of the year. The full terms of reference for the review can be found here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-exclusions-review-terms-of-reference" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-exclusions-review-terms-of-reference</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2018-09-10T16:26:16.653Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:26:16.653Z
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111
unstar this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
star this property tabling member
4511
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Rupa Huq more like this
970890
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-10more like thismore than 2018-09-10
star this property answering body
Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Higher Education 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 What steps he is taking to improve the information available to prospective students on the costs and benefits of higher education. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Norwich South more like this
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Clive Lewis more like this
star this property uin 906764 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Department is working to make information, advice and guidance on higher education options more accessible to prospective students.</p><p>We are running an Open Data Competition to support development of innovative online platforms to provide information on graduate outcomes. We have introduced the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework to help students identify excellent teaching and best graduate outcomes. The Student Loans Company (SLC) also regularly reviews and updates student finance information based on feedback from students.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Surrey more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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less than 2018-09-10T16:42:07.883Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:42:07.883Z
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3980
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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4500
unstar this property label Biography information for Clive Lewis more like this
970835
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-10more like thismore than 2018-09-10
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Teachers: Recruitment 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 What recent steps he has taken to increase the number of people entering the teaching profession. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
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Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 906766 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>This government is committed to world class public services. To ensure teaching remains an attractive and fulfilling profession, we are delivering a fully funded pay rise of up to 3.5% for classroom teachers on the main pay range, 2% for those on the upper pay range and 1.5% for those in leadership positions.</p><p>For recruitment to initial teacher training starting in September 2018 we put in place a range of measures including generous bursaries, worth up to £26,000 for priority subjects, to encourage even more talented trainees to key subjects such as maths and physics.</p><p>Earlier this year my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State announced the development of a new strategy to drive recruitment and boost retention of teachers. The strategy will cover a wide range of areas, including professional development, career progression, flexible working, and entry routes into teaching.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2018-09-10T16:33:13.077Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:33:13.077Z
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111
unstar this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
star this property tabling member
177
unstar this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
970889
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-10more like thismore than 2018-09-10
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading First Aid: Education 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 What assessment he has made of the potential benefits to children of introducing compulsory first aid education in schools. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Colchester more like this
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Will Quince more like this
star this property uin 906762 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>We know how important it is that pupils are taught the knowledge to be happy, healthy and safe. That is why for the first time, all state-funded schools will be required to teach Health Education, and why the draft statutory guidance, currently out for consultation, includes content on first aid.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2018-09-10T16:19:27.68Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:19:27.68Z
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111
unstar this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
star this property tabling member
4423
unstar this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
970891
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-10more like thismore than 2018-09-10
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Students: Mental Health Services 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 What assessment he has made of the adequacy of mental health support available to students attending university. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chelmsford more like this
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Vicky Ford more like this
star this property uin 906765 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The University Mental Health Charter announced in June 2018 will drive up standards in promoting student and staff mental health and wellbeing. The Charter, which will reward institutions that deliver improved student mental health outcomes, will develop in an iterative process, shaped by co-production with students, staff and partner organisations.</p><p>71 per cent of universities do not have an explicit strategy for mental health provision although 94 per cent of higher education institutions (HEIs) report an increase in demand for counselling services over the past five years. In some HEIs, up to one in four students are using, or are waiting to use, counselling services.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Surrey more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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less than 2018-09-10T16:51:17.74Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:51:17.74Z
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3980
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
star this property tabling member
4674
unstar this property label Biography information for Vicky Ford more like this
967791
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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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 Asylum: Housing 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 Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether provisions have been included in the draft asylum accommodation renewal contract for the future (a) amendment and (b) termination of the contract; and what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of enacting such provisions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North East more like this
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Mr Paul Sweeney more like this
star this property uin 170434 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The draft asylum accommodation contract includes provision for amendment through a formal change control process that is subject to agreement and formal signing of variation by both parties.</p><p>The draft contract also includes provision for termination on grounds of cause or convenience at the authorities absolute discretion. Costs associated with enacting any of these provisions will vary on a case by case basis.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2018-09-10T16:24:22.687Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:24:22.687Z
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4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4642
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Paul Sweeney more like this
968325
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
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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 EU Nationals: Health Services 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 Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether people who have settled status will continue to be able to access the NHS after the UK leaves the EU on the same basis as EU citizens can today. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North more like this
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Patrick Grady more like this
star this property uin 170901 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UK has decided, as a matter of domestic policy, that the main requirement for eligibility under the EU Settlement Scheme will be continuous residence in the UK.</p><p>We will accept a wide range of documentation as proof of residence. Where possible, the application process will help the applicant to establish their continuous residence and whether it amounts to five years, on an automated basis using data held by HM Revenue &amp; Customs (HMRC) and in due course also the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). The latter may include data on receipt of state retirement pension.</p><p>Being in receipt of a state retirement pension may help the applicant to prove their residency, but receipt of public funds in any form will not affect the applicant’s eligibility for the EU Settlement Scheme.</p><p>The requirement for five years’ continuous residence can be satisfied by any such period of time during an applicant’s life in the UK rather than the most recent five years, provided it began before 31 December 2020. However, the applicant must not have been absent from the UK for more than five continuous years since that period ended.</p><p>EU citizens and their family members who obtain settled status will be granted indefinite leave to remain (ILR) in the UK. This status will provide the holder with the same access to benefits, education and healthcare as those who acquire permanent residence under EU law.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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170898 more like this
170899 more like this
170900 more like this
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less than 2018-09-10T16:30:09.117Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:30:09.117Z
star this property answering member
4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property tabling member
4432
unstar this property label Biography information for Patrick Grady more like this
968322
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
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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 Immigration: State Retirement Pensions 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 Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether it is his policy for an application for settled status to be affected by the applicant being in receipt of a state retirement pension. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North more like this
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Patrick Grady more like this
star this property uin 170898 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UK has decided, as a matter of domestic policy, that the main requirement for eligibility under the EU Settlement Scheme will be continuous residence in the UK.</p><p>We will accept a wide range of documentation as proof of residence. Where possible, the application process will help the applicant to establish their continuous residence and whether it amounts to five years, on an automated basis using data held by HM Revenue &amp; Customs (HMRC) and in due course also the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). The latter may include data on receipt of state retirement pension.</p><p>Being in receipt of a state retirement pension may help the applicant to prove their residency, but receipt of public funds in any form will not affect the applicant’s eligibility for the EU Settlement Scheme.</p><p>The requirement for five years’ continuous residence can be satisfied by any such period of time during an applicant’s life in the UK rather than the most recent five years, provided it began before 31 December 2020. However, the applicant must not have been absent from the UK for more than five continuous years since that period ended.</p><p>EU citizens and their family members who obtain settled status will be granted indefinite leave to remain (ILR) in the UK. This status will provide the holder with the same access to benefits, education and healthcare as those who acquire permanent residence under EU law.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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170899 more like this
170900 more like this
170901 more like this
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less than 2018-09-10T16:30:08.947Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:30:08.947Z
star this property answering member
4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property tabling member
4432
unstar this property label Biography information for Patrick Grady more like this
968324
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
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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 Immigration 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 Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether it is his Department's policy that the five-year continuous residency requirement for settled status can be satisfied by reference to any such period of time during an applicant’s life in the UK rather than the most recent five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North more like this
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Patrick Grady more like this
star this property uin 170900 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UK has decided, as a matter of domestic policy, that the main requirement for eligibility under the EU Settlement Scheme will be continuous residence in the UK.</p><p>We will accept a wide range of documentation as proof of residence. Where possible, the application process will help the applicant to establish their continuous residence and whether it amounts to five years, on an automated basis using data held by HM Revenue &amp; Customs (HMRC) and in due course also the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). The latter may include data on receipt of state retirement pension.</p><p>Being in receipt of a state retirement pension may help the applicant to prove their residency, but receipt of public funds in any form will not affect the applicant’s eligibility for the EU Settlement Scheme.</p><p>The requirement for five years’ continuous residence can be satisfied by any such period of time during an applicant’s life in the UK rather than the most recent five years, provided it began before 31 December 2020. However, the applicant must not have been absent from the UK for more than five continuous years since that period ended.</p><p>EU citizens and their family members who obtain settled status will be granted indefinite leave to remain (ILR) in the UK. This status will provide the holder with the same access to benefits, education and healthcare as those who acquire permanent residence under EU law.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
170898 more like this
170899 more like this
170901 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-09-10T16:30:09.057Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:30:09.057Z
star this property answering member
4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property tabling member
4432
unstar this property label Biography information for Patrick Grady more like this
968323
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
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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 Immigration more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether his Departments plans for the rules on the five-year continuous residency test for settled status applications to be the same as the rules for permanent residency applications. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Patrick Grady more like this
star this property uin 170899 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UK has decided, as a matter of domestic policy, that the main requirement for eligibility under the EU Settlement Scheme will be continuous residence in the UK.</p><p>We will accept a wide range of documentation as proof of residence. Where possible, the application process will help the applicant to establish their continuous residence and whether it amounts to five years, on an automated basis using data held by HM Revenue &amp; Customs (HMRC) and in due course also the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). The latter may include data on receipt of state retirement pension.</p><p>Being in receipt of a state retirement pension may help the applicant to prove their residency, but receipt of public funds in any form will not affect the applicant’s eligibility for the EU Settlement Scheme.</p><p>The requirement for five years’ continuous residence can be satisfied by any such period of time during an applicant’s life in the UK rather than the most recent five years, provided it began before 31 December 2020. However, the applicant must not have been absent from the UK for more than five continuous years since that period ended.</p><p>EU citizens and their family members who obtain settled status will be granted indefinite leave to remain (ILR) in the UK. This status will provide the holder with the same access to benefits, education and healthcare as those who acquire permanent residence under EU law.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
170898 more like this
170900 more like this
170901 more like this
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less than 2018-09-10T16:30:09.01Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:30:09.01Z
star this property answering member
4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property tabling member
4432
unstar this property label Biography information for Patrick Grady more like this
967784
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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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 Asylum: Housing more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether any government contracts for the provision of housing to asylum seekers include options for the payment of a bonus to the provider if certain criteria are met. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North East more like this
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Mr Paul Sweeney more like this
star this property uin 170432 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The United Kingdom Visa and Immigration Service (UKVI) discharges their statutory duty to provide destitute asylum seeker accommodation and transport via a suite of COMPASS contracts with three providers. The contract payment mechanism is based on per person per night cost and does not include any bonus payment facility.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 170433 more like this
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less than 2018-09-10T16:25:33.777Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:25:33.777Z
star this property answering member
4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property tabling member
4642
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Paul Sweeney more like this
967785
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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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 Asylum: Housing more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether any bonus payments have been paid by the Government to any companies currently providing asylum seeker accommodation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North East more like this
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Mr Paul Sweeney more like this
star this property uin 170433 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The United Kingdom Visa and Immigration Service (UKVI) discharges their statutory duty to provide destitute asylum seeker accommodation and transport via a suite of COMPASS contracts with three providers. The contract payment mechanism is based on per person per night cost and does not include any bonus payment facility.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 170432 more like this
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less than 2018-09-10T16:25:33.823Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:25:33.823Z
star this property answering member
4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property tabling member
4642
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Paul Sweeney more like this
967755
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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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 Princess Eugenie: Marriage 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 the Home Department, whether Thames Valley Police made an application for special grant funding for the costs of policing the wedding between Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh East more like this
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Tommy Sheppard more like this
star this property uin 170370 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>No formal application has been received from the Thames Valley Police and Crime Commissioner in respect of this event. However an unusual number of major events have taken place in the police force area this year and we are working with the force to understand the implications. Typically, applications for Special Grant funding are made after an event has taken place, when a full assessment of the costs can be made.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2018-09-10T16:11:54.417Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:11:54.417Z
star this property answering member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
star this property tabling member
4453
unstar this property label Biography information for Tommy Sheppard more like this
967855
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
star this property answering body
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 Members: Correspondence more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when the Minister of State for Immigration plans to respond to the letter from the hon. Member for Glasgow East of 2 August 2018, reference DL1598. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
David Linden more like this
star this property uin 170431 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
star this property answer text <p>I apologise for the delay in responding to your letter of 2 August 2018. The Home Office is required to respond to correspondence within 20 working days. A response to your letter is in hand and a substantive reply will be sent within the week.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-09-10T16:33:37.487Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:33:37.487Z
star this property answering member
4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property tabling member
4640
unstar this property label Biography information for David Linden more like this
968300
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
star this property answering body
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 Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority: Inspections more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what training he Department has provided to Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority frontline inspection officials on the (a) identification of indicators of gender based violence and (b) harassment at work. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 170884 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
star this property answer text <p>The Department does not provide training to Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) frontline inspection officials on these matters. The GLAA is responsible for training its staff.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-09-10T16:20:09.667Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:20:09.667Z
star this property answering member
4399
unstar this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property tabling member
4058
unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this
964438
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-03more like thismore than 2018-09-03
star this property answering body
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 Home Office: Brexit more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the total cost to the public purse for his Department’s work preparing of the UK to leave the EU has been since 23 June 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 168898 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
star this property answer text <p>The Department spent £70 million during the financial year 2017-18 as per our accounts. For the financial year 2018-19, the Department has received an allocation of £395 million from HM Treasury to continue preparing for the UK to leave the EU.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-09-10T18:34:55.397Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T18:34:55.397Z
star this property answering member
4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property tabling member
151
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
967934
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
star this property answering body
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 Independent Anti-slavery Commissioner: Public Appointments more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the deadline is for applications for the position of Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner; and whether that deadline has been changed since the position became vacant. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Stephanie Peacock more like this
star this property uin 170397 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
star this property answer text <p>In line with the Cabinet Office Governance Code on Public Appointments 2016, Ministers decided to reopen recruitment for the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner. The closing date for applications is now 26 September 2018.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-09-10T16:21:37.543Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:21:37.543Z
star this property answering member
4399
unstar this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property tabling member
4607
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephanie Peacock more like this
967745
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
star this property answering body
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 Official Visits: USA more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the cost to the public purse was for policing the summer visit of the US President. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 170255 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
star this property answer text <p>Total policing costs have yet to be finalised. We are working with the police forces directly involved in policing the President’s visit and will consider any applications for Special Grant funding carefully.</p> more like this
star 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 question first answered
less than 2018-09-10T16:10:16.43Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:10:16.43Z
star this property answering member
1561
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
star this property tabling member
308
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
968366
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
star this property answering body
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 Vetting more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the average time taken was from request to response to carry out vetting under the disclosure and barring regulations in each police force in England and Wales in the last period for which figures are available; whether that vetting is undertaken in accordance with national requirements in each such force; and (a) what his policy is on and (b) how he measures the performance of the Disclosure and Barring Service. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield South East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mr Clive Betts more like this
star this property uin 170694 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
star this property answer text <p>The Disclosure and Barring Service publish police performance and average turnaround times quarterly with the latest information available up to and including June 2018.</p><p>Average turnaround times for police disclosure units broken down by month and by force can be found here:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/dbs-performance" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/dbs-performance</a></p><p>Police Force Disclosure Units must provide locally held information for inclusion on enhanced criminal record certificates in accordance with a statutory test set out in Part V of the Police Act 1997. This test requires that a chiefofficer believes the information to be relevant and that it ought to be disclosed. When considering information for disclosure, chief officers must also haveregard to statutory guidance available at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/statutory-disclosure-guidance" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/statutory-disclosure-guidance</a></p><p> </p><p>The statutory guidance sits alongside operational guidance drawn up by the police service and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).</p><p>This Quality Assurance Framework (QAF) can be found at the link below:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/quality-assurance-framework-version-nine-qaf-v9" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/quality-assurance-framework-version-nine-qaf-v9</a></p><p>The application of the Quality Assurance Framework by Police Force Disclosure Units is monitored by the DBS Standard and Compliance Unit to help ensure that a consistent high quality approach is taken by forces when they process DBS applications.</p><p>DBS performance is measured against Published Service Standards which are detailed in the DBS Business Plan. These include:</p><ul><li>To complete 87% of all standard and enhanced DBS checks within 21 days</li><li>To complete 96% of all standard and enhanced DBS checks within 42 days</li><li>To complete 90% of DBS basic checks within 14 days</li></ul><p>The DBS performance against these targets is published quarterly, here:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/dbs-dataset-1-disclosure-progress-information-disclosed-and-update-service-subscriptions" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/dbs-dataset-1-disclosure-progress-information-disclosed-and-update-service-subscriptions</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-09-10T16:23:15.22Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:23:15.22Z
star this property answering member
4399
unstar this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property tabling member
394
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Clive Betts more like this
947324
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
star this property answering body
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 Asylum: Legal Aid Scheme more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps his Department is taking with the Ministry of Justice to ensure that legal aid availability meets the needs of asylum seekers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stretford and Urmston more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Kate Green more like this
star this property uin 167958 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
star this property answer text <p>We are committed to delivering an asylum process which supports claimants in providing all information relevant to their claim to facilitate fair and sustainable asylum decisions. All interviewing personnel receive extensive training on interviewing and considering asylum claims, and must follow published Home Office policy guidance.</p><p>Legal aid remains available for individuals claiming asylum. The Lord Chancellor is also conducting a review of the recent legal aid reforms and the Home Office is inputting into this. The Government is keen to hear from interested parties to establish the impact of these changes, and the findings will be published later this year. The Government also plans to use this opportunity of engagement with stakeholders to inform its wider consideration on the future of legal support in the justice system.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-09-10T11:46:29.957Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T11:46:29.957Z
star this property answering member
4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property tabling member
4120
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
964352
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-03more like thismore than 2018-09-03
star this property answering body
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 Immigration: Biometrics more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that a Biometric Residence Permit is issued within the service standard time after a visa is granted. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Vicky Foxcroft more like this
star this property uin 169576 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
star this property answer text <p>Figures are not kept in relation to the time it takes a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) to be issued from the date the grant of leave is decided.</p><p>For applications for further leave or indefinite leave to remain made within the United Kingdom, once the application has been granted applicants are advised that they can expect delivery of their BRP within 10 working days.</p><p>This timescale takes into account the time it takes for the BRP to be produced by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency and the time taken for delivery to the customer.</p><p>Measures are in place to monitor the production process and to indentify any cases that are stuck within production for any reason and ensure that they are resolved quickly. Over the summer period there were a small number of instances where a BRP was not received within 10 working days. The individuals who were affected by these delays were informed and the issue that had caused the delays is now resolved.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-09-10T18:39:04.063Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T18:39:04.063Z
star this property answering member
4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property tabling member
4491
unstar this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this
967857
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
star this property answering body
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 Entry Clearances: Somalia more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps he is taking to ensure that Somali passport holders with the right to live in the UK are not refused entry as a result of the change from passport endorsement to a bio-metric residence permit system. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Ladywood more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Shabana Mahmood more like this
star this property uin 170296 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
star this property answer text <p>The UK does not currently recognise Somali passports for travel to the UK. However, we have put in place measures to ensure that holders of Somali passports who are in possession of a valid UK biometric residence permit are able to return to the UK.</p><p>We have informed international carriers these arrangements and shared this information with representatives of the Somali community.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-09-10T18:30:37.4Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T18:30:37.4Z
star this property answering member
4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property tabling member
3914
unstar this property label Biography information for Shabana Mahmood more like this
968274
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
star this property answering body
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 Gangs: Social Media more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what representations he has received from (a) Facebook, (b) Google, (c) YouTube, (d) Twitter, (e) WhatsApp, (f) Snapchat and (e) other social media companies on his Department’s social media hub to tackle gang-related online content; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Enfield North more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Joan Ryan more like this
star this property uin 170664 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
star this property answer text <p>As part of our work to deliver the Serious Violence Strategy, we have established a social media action group to bring together Government, social media companies, police, and community groups to tackle violent material available via social media. The social media companies represented include Google (YouTube), Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat. The group meets regularly and has received updates on the development of the new police capability to tackle gang related content online, which was announced by the Home Secretary on 17 June.</p><p>The Home Secretary has not met social media companies to specifically discuss violent online material. However on 11 June 2018, representatives from Google and Facebook attended a meeting of the Serious Violence Taskforce chaired by the Home Secretary, to present the action being taken to tackle violent content online.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 170665 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-09-10T16:18:31.763Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:18:31.763Z
star this property answering member
4399
unstar this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property tabling member
166
unstar this property label Biography information for Joan Ryan more like this
964351
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-03more like thismore than 2018-09-03
star this property answering body
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 Immigration: Biometrics more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent estimate his Department has made of the number of cases in which a Biometric Residence Permit is issued more than a month after the visa has been granted. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Vicky Foxcroft more like this
star this property uin 169575 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
star this property answer text <p>Figures are not kept in relation to the time it takes a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) to be issued from the date the grant of leave is decided.</p><p>For applications for further leave or indefinite leave to remain made within the United Kingdom, once the application has been granted applicants are advised that they can expect delivery of their BRP within 10 working days.</p><p>This timescale takes into account the time it takes for the BRP to be produced by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency and the time taken for delivery to the customer.</p><p>Measures are in place to monitor the production process and to indentify any cases that are stuck within production for any reason and ensure that they are resolved quickly. Over the summer period there were a small number of instances where a BRP was not received within 10 working days. The individuals who were affected by these delays were informed and the issue that had caused the delays is now resolved.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-09-10T18:38:33.297Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T18:38:33.297Z
star this property answering member
4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property tabling member
4491
unstar this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this
947649
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
star this property answering body
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 Cybercrime more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of the budget for (a) Action Fraud and (b) National Fraud Intelligence Bureau to tackle cyber crime. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford West and Abingdon more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Layla Moran more like this
star this property uin 168183 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
star this property answer text <p>The response to cyber crime is not the sole responsibility of Action Fraud and the National Fraud Investigation Bureau. In 2018/19 we are investing over £50 million to ensure law enforcement has capabilities it needs to tackle cyber crime at the national, regional and local level.</p><p>The Action Fraud/ NFIB grant has increased from £6,943,000 in 2016/17 to £8,000,000 in 2017/18.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre and Preston North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Ben Wallace more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-09-10T16:50:53.123Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:50:53.123Z
star this property answering member
1539
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Ben Wallace more like this
star this property tabling member
4656
unstar this property label Biography information for Layla Moran more like this
968424
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
star this property answering body
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 Ports: Flags more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans he has to ensure that the Union flag is flown at British ports after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 170720 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
star this property answer text <p>There are a number of regulations in relation to flying the Union Flag.</p><p>As port operators are independent, and are not public buildings/authorities they must make their own decision on flying the Union Flag . Broader port requirements and licensing conditions are set by Department for Transport.</p><p>The policy on flag protocols on public buildings is the preserve of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media &amp; Sport.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-09-10T18:27:06.317Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T18:27:06.317Z
star this property answering member
4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property tabling member
1447
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
964125
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date