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star this property date less than 2019-05-02more like thismore than 2019-05-02
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Housing more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what upgrades to accommodation provided in the UK to service personnel and their families have been completed since 2015. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL15511 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The following table shows the number of Service Family Accommodation (SFA) properties which have had upgrade work carried out in the financial years stated, against each category.</p><p> </p><p>The figures in the table do not include upgrades to Single Living Accommodation.</p><p> </p><p>Figures for financial year 2015-16 are only held as total works completed and are not broken down into categories, as shown for later years.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T17:01:14.47Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T17:01:14.47Z
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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star this property file name HL15511 - Lord Kennedy of Southwark.docx more like this
star this property title HL15511 - SFA properties with upgraded work more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
1123768
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star this property date less than 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Judge Advocate General more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many Judge Advocates sit in civilian courts; and how many are licensed to try (1) murder, and (2) rape cases. more like this
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Lord Morris of Aberavon more like this
star this property uin HL15406 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>All six currently serving Judge Advocates are eligible to sit in the Crown Court and do so regularly. The Judge Advocate General is a Senior Circuit Judge and the Vice-Judge Advocate General and one Assistant-Judge Advocate General also hold appointments as Recorders. The other three Assistant-Judge Advocate Generals are entitled to sit under the Armed Forces Act 2011 s26.</p><p> </p><p>The Judge Advocate General is ticketed to try murder cases in the Crown Court. The Judge Advocate General, the Vice-Judge Advocate General and one Assistant-Judge Advocate General are ticketed to try rape cases.</p><p> </p><p>Judge Advocates attend the same training as a Circuit Judge sitting in the Crown Court.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T16:35:16.413Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T16:35:16.413Z
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4538
star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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565
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Morris of Aberavon more like this
1123746
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star this property date less than 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Antibiotics: Drug Resistance more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of their 2013–18 antimicrobial resistance strategy at addressing the problem of multi-resistant E. coli-like bacteria; what assessment they have made of recent trends in the number of multi-resistant E. coli-like bacteria in the UK; and what factors inform their view of the balance between efforts to reduce transmission and efforts to reduce the use of antibiotics. more like this
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Baroness Gardner of Parkes more like this
star this property uin HL15384 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>While we can count many successes from our 2013-18 Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Strategy, resistance has continued to increase. In the United Kingdom we have seen a 35% increase in resistant blood stream infections in humans from 2013-17.</p><p>The number of bloodstream infections (BSIs) is increasing each year. Although the proportion of antibiotic resistant BSIs remain stable year to year, the burden on resistance increases. This is mostly due to increasing prevalence of E.coli bloodstream infections.</p><p>Estimates of the multi-resistant cases can be made, however not all the bacteria are tested against the same antibiotics, so a definitive number of cases cannot be given. The Public Health England Fingertips tool also has an indicator showing the rolling quarterly average proportion of E. coli blood specimens non-susceptible to at least three of the key antimicrobials (gentamicin, ciprofloxacin, piperacillin/tazobactam, 3rd-generation cephalosporins or carbapenems). For England this is 5.5% with little fluctuation over time.</p><p>This is exactly why the UK’s five-year national action plan for AMR, published alongside the UK 20-year vision for AMR on 24 January 2019, includes a strengthened focus on infection prevention and control, renewing our commitment to halve levels of healthcare associated Gram-negative blood stream infections (mostly E.coli) by 2023-24. The plan also sets a world-first target to reduce the actual numbers of resistant infections, with the aim to reduce them by 10% by 2025.</p><p>We are working with the devolved health administrations to develop consistent methodologies for reporting the incidence and mortality of key antibiotic resistant infections and antimicrobial use to allow us to report progress on the ambitions of the AMR national action plan.</p><p>As reductions in inappropriate prescribing also reduces the risk of promoting the growth of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, interventions to reduce antibiotic prescribing or transmission of the bacteria are complementary.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T16:29:42.253Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T16:29:42.253Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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3596
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Gardner of Parkes more like this
1124058
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star this property date less than 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Family Planning more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of UK Official Development Assistance to contraceptive and family planning services reaches clients free of charge at the point of delivery (1) bilaterally, (2) multilaterally through UN bodies, (3) through non-governmental organisations, and (4) in total. more like this
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Baroness Tonge more like this
star this property uin HL15440 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Our family planning programmes are delivered in accordance with local government policies, and the financial model varies considerably from context to context. We do not currently collect the information requested as it would be difficult to do this comprehensively and reliably. The UK is working with others to encourage governments to adopt ambitious investment goals for Universal Health Coverage, including sexual reproductive health and rights. Through our work with partner countries, we promote financial protection and reductions in out of pocket health expenditure, to reduce the burden on poor people and families.</p><p> </p><p>Our new regional WISH programme with the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is focused on reaching the very poor and reducing costs. Although some country programmes do charge for clients who can afford to pay, they employ a no-refusal policy to allow clients that are poor. Proceeds from these services are used to further access for the poorest and most marginalised.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T16:15:46.157Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T16:15:46.157Z
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4584
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Tonge more like this
1124407
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star this property date less than 2019-05-01more like thismore than 2019-05-01
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Health Services more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will ensure that child survival and the proposal that 2020 be designated the Year of the Nurse and Midwife are on the agendas at all relevant meetings of (1) the United Nations, (2) the Commonwealth, (3) international health conferences and (4) international development conferences. more like this
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Lord Crisp more like this
star this property uin HL15456 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The UK is a strong advocate for the strengthening of health systems to achieve universal health coverage (UHC). Child survival and investment in health workers such as nurses and midwives are central to UHC and therefore we promote these and related initiatives through our advocacy for UHC at all relevant international meetings.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T16:14:35.86Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T16:14:35.86Z
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4584
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Crisp more like this
1123767
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star this property date less than 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
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Home Office more like this
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star 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: Staff more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether any Home Office staff have been convicted of criminal offences since 9 April 2018; and if so, in each case, what was the (1) nature of the offence, (2) date of conviction, and (3) sentence received. more like this
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Lord Marlesford more like this
star this property uin HL15405 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Since 9 April 2018 three Home Office staff have been convicted of criminal offences. All were subject to appropriate disciplinary procedures and were dismissed by the point of conviction. The following table shows the breakdown of convictions and dates:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Nature of offence</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Date of conviction</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Sentence received</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Assisting unlawful immigration</p></td><td><p>09/04/2018</p></td><td><p>11 years</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Smuggling of drugs/firearms</p></td><td><p>16/11/2018</p></td><td><p>23 years</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bribery</p></td><td><p>11/04/2019</p></td><td><p>3 years and 9 months</p></td></tr></tbody></table> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T15:41:55.12Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T15:41:55.12Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Marlesford more like this
1123736
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star this property date less than 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Legal Aid Scheme: Housing more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of legal aid fees for housing cases not being increased for 20 years on the number of solicitors' firms providing advice and representation; for what reason they has been no increase in such fees; whether they intend to increase those fees; and if not, why not. more like this
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Lord Beecham more like this
star this property uin HL15374 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>In February 2019 the Post Implementation Review (PIR) of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO) was published. This included an evidence based assessment of the impact of changes to civil fees made as part of The Legal Aid Reform Programme.</p><p> </p><p>The PIR found that for the vast majority of England and Wales there is sufficient coverage of legal provision. This is regularly monitored by the LAA and action is taken where gaps in services are identified or where demand is greater than the available supply.</p><p> </p><p>It is also worth noting that wherever you are in England and Wales, legal advice for housing remains available through the telephone gateway.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T15:41:17.017Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T15:41:17.017Z
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4538
star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Beecham more like this
1123745
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star this property date less than 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star 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 Refugees: Syria more like this
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to continue the Vulnerable Persons Refugee Scheme after 2020. more like this
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Lord Dubs more like this
star this property uin HL15383 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>We are making positive progress in our work with key stakeholders and international organisations on our future Asylum and Resettlement Strategy. This includes consideration of the UK’s resettlement offer beyond 2020.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T15:40:15.167Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T15:40:15.167Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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805
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Dubs more like this
1123744
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star this property date less than 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
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Home Office more like this
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star 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, Migration and Integration Fund more like this
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what are their priorities for the European Migration Fund; and what is the size of the fund in the present financial year. more like this
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Lord Dubs more like this
star this property uin HL15382 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The EU Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF), to which this question presumably relates, is operated in the UK by the AMIF UK Responsible Authority. The total value of the fund to the UK is currently €538.2m.</p><p>AMIF operates on a funding year different to the financial year, the AMIF year runs 16 October to 15 October, furthermore funding is allocated for the full 7-year programme.</p><p>In agreeing the AMIF UK National Programme with the European Commission, the UK proposed an even spending plan across the programme, and the funds can be utilised flexibly across the programme, so the spending plan is only a rough guide.</p><p>There is not a set amount allocated for the current financial year. To date the UK has utilised €372m, this figure includes both expenditure and funding committed by grant agreement. In addition, the Responsible Authority is currently undertaking an open call for proposals for integration related activities for a value of up to £50m.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T15:39:59.28Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T15:39:59.28Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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805
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Dubs more like this
1123738
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star this property date less than 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star 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 Thames House: Pedestrian Areas more like this
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 11 April (HL1894), on what advice from the Security Service they concluded that there were national security grounds on which they refuse to answer questions about pedestrian access on Horseferry Road. more like this
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Lord Blencathra more like this
star this property uin HL15376 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The government regularly consults with the Security Service about the disclosure of information that relates to the Security Service. The longstanding policy of not commenting on matters relating to the intelligence agencies has been agreed to be appropriate in this case because the changes to the pedestrian access have been made for reasons of building security.</p><p>We cannot comment further on these reasons other than to say that the Security Service has taken all appropriate and reasonable steps to ensure the safety of pedestrians and any potential liability for negligence would be the same as with any public organisation. The Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament provides the means for the scrutiny of the policies, expenditure, administration and operations of the intelligence agencies on behalf of Parliament.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T15:38:17.807Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T15:38:17.807Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Blencathra more like this