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1126234
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star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Water Supply: Competition 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many commercial enterprises have chosen a water supplier that was not the regional monopoly supplier in each of the last two years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southampton, Itchen more like this
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Royston Smith more like this
star this property uin 253655 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>According to Market Operator Services Limited, the market operator for the retail market in England, of the approximate 2.8 million supply points in the market, a total of 221,775 supply points have switched water supplier since market opening in April 2017.</p><p> </p><p>Of these, 219,731 (99% of the total) switched to a retailer that did not have a dominant share of supply points, measured as not having more than 80% of regional supply points.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T11:57:20.8Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T11:57:20.8Z
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4098
star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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4478
star this property label Biography information for Royston Smith more like this
1126252
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Water Supply: Competition 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what (a) new services and (b) innovations have been introduced to the water market as a result of competition between water suppliers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southampton, Itchen more like this
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Royston Smith more like this
star this property uin 253656 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>New services introduced to the water market include, but are not limited to:</p><p> </p><ul><li><p>consolidated billing;</p></li><li><p>billing and metering services;</p></li><li><p>enhanced customer services;</p></li><li><p>multi-utility offerings;</p></li><li><p>water efficiency services; and</p></li><li><p>other consultancy services.</p></li></ul><p> </p><p>Innovations introduced include the emerging new business model of ‘self-supply’, where five business customers have become self-supply retailers, meaning they procure water services directly from wholesalers and provide their own retail services. Benefits for these customers include financial savings, better oversight of their own usage, and influence over industry developments through participation in market governance.</p><p> </p><p>Ofwat’s report on the first year of the market, Open for business, contains further detail: <a href="https://www.ofwat.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/State-of-the-market-report-2017-18-FINAL.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.ofwat.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/State-of-the-market-report-2017-18-FINAL.pdf</a>.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T11:59:08.357Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T11:59:08.357Z
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4098
star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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4478
star this property label Biography information for Royston Smith more like this
1126255
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Water Supply 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many water wholesalers operate in the water market. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southampton, Itchen more like this
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Royston Smith more like this
star this property uin 253657 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>According to Market Operator Services Limited, the market operator for the water retail market in England:</p><p> </p><p>There are 26 water wholesalers currently in the market.</p><p> </p><p>Water retail suppliers consist of 15 water and sewerage suppliers, 9 water only suppliers and 2 sewerage only suppliers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 253658 more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T12:37:19.743Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T12:37:19.743Z
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4098
star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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4478
star this property label Biography information for Royston Smith more like this
1126257
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Water Supply 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many water retail suppliers operate in the water market. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southampton, Itchen more like this
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Royston Smith more like this
star this property uin 253658 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>According to Market Operator Services Limited, the market operator for the water retail market in England:</p><p> </p><p>There are 26 water wholesalers currently in the market.</p><p> </p><p>Water retail suppliers consist of 15 water and sewerage suppliers, 9 water only suppliers and 2 sewerage only suppliers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 253657 more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T12:37:19.787Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T12:37:19.787Z
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4098
star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
star this property tabling member
4478
star this property label Biography information for Royston Smith more like this
1126264
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Water Supply 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimates his Department has made of increased demand on water supply over the next (a) 10 and (b) 20 years; and what his policy is to meet that increase in demand. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southampton, Itchen more like this
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Royston Smith more like this
star this property uin 253659 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Public water supply demand, with no water company interventions, is estimated to increase by 506 Ml/d over the next ten years and 972 Ml/d over the next twenty years. If demand management actions included in the recent revised draft water company water resource management plans (WRMPs) are taken, demand is estimated to decrease. Based on WRMP data, the Environment Agency estimates there will be reductions of 783 Ml/d in the next ten years and 1073 Ml/d in the next twenty years.</p><p> </p><p>The region with the highest demand is the South East of England. The region with the lowest water demand is the North East of England. This is the case for both the next ten and twenty years.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is working closely with the water regulators and the water industry to ensure future water demand is met sustainably and water supplies remain secure. The Government recognises continued action is required, and it is committed to a ‘twin track approach’ of managing water demand, including leakage reduction, and increasing supply, in parallel.</p><p> </p><p>In the case of large nationally significant infrastructure, the Government’s National Policy Statement for water resources infrastructure, currently undergoing parliamentary scrutiny, will streamline the planning permission process.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 253660 more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T12:52:13.283Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T12:52:13.283Z
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4098
star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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4478
star this property label Biography information for Royston Smith more like this
1126265
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Water Supply 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, which region in England his Department estimates will have the (a) highest and (b) lowest demand in water supply in the next (a) 10 and (b) 20 years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southampton, Itchen more like this
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Royston Smith more like this
star this property uin 253660 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>Public water supply demand, with no water company interventions, is estimated to increase by 506 Ml/d over the next ten years and 972 Ml/d over the next twenty years. If demand management actions included in the recent revised draft water company water resource management plans (WRMPs) are taken, demand is estimated to decrease. Based on WRMP data, the Environment Agency estimates there will be reductions of 783 Ml/d in the next ten years and 1073 Ml/d in the next twenty years.</p><p> </p><p>The region with the highest demand is the South East of England. The region with the lowest water demand is the North East of England. This is the case for both the next ten and twenty years.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is working closely with the water regulators and the water industry to ensure future water demand is met sustainably and water supplies remain secure. The Government recognises continued action is required, and it is committed to a ‘twin track approach’ of managing water demand, including leakage reduction, and increasing supply, in parallel.</p><p> </p><p>In the case of large nationally significant infrastructure, the Government’s National Policy Statement for water resources infrastructure, currently undergoing parliamentary scrutiny, will streamline the planning permission process.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 253659 more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T12:52:13.327Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T12:52:13.327Z
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4098
star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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4478
star this property label Biography information for Royston Smith more like this
1126568
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star this property date less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Wales Office: Sick Leave 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 Wales, how many and what proportion of officials in his Department took sick leave for reasons relating to stress in the last 12 months; what proportion that leave was of total sick leave taken in his Department; and what the cost was to his Department of officials taking sick leave over that period. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 254077 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Office of the Secretary of State for Wales is unable to disclose the number or proportion of officials in the Department citing stress as a reason for sick absence in the last twelve months as the data relates to fewer than five staff, and releasing the data would risk the identification of individuals.</p><p>Sick leave for reasons relating to stress amounted to 33% of total sick leave days in the Department in the 12 months to 31 March. The cost of officials taking sick leave was £14,117.</p><p>The physical and mental wellbeing of our staff is crucially important to the department and staff have access to all employee services that help to sustain physical and mental wellbeing, including Occupational Health and a 24-hour employee assistance helpline.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T09:24:23.933Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T09:24:23.933Z
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4451
star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1126048
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star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Wales Office: Former Ministers 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 Wales, how much his Department has paid to hon. Members under section 4 of the Ministerial and other Pensions and Salaries Act 1991 since 13 July 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ellesmere Port and Neston more like this
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Justin Madders more like this
star this property uin 253617 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 Parliamentary Under Secretary of State role is unpaid. No Ministers paid by the Office of the Secretary of State for Wales have left under severance terms since 13 July 2016 and no payments have therefore been made. This is confirmed in the Department’s annual reports and accounts.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T11:40:14.527Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T11:40:14.527Z
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4451
star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
star this property tabling member
4418
star this property label Biography information for Justin Madders more like this
1126135
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star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Wales Office: Brexit 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 Wales, how many staff in his Department who were transferred or seconded to work (a) in other departments or (b) on other departmental briefs on preparations for the UK to leave the EU, have since returned to his Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 253464 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>No staff from the Office of the Secretary of State for Wales have been transferred or seconded to work (a) in other departments or (b) on other departmental briefs on preparations for the UK to leave the EU.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T09:22:45.18Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T09:22:45.18Z
star this property answering member
4451
star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
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151
star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1125739
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star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Voluntary Scheme for Branded Medicines Pricing and Access 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 Health and Social Care, whether his Department has plans to involve patient organisations in setting the success factors for the 2019 Voluntary Scheme for Branded Medicines Pricing and Access as part of the first operational review meeting. 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 252468 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Department has engaged with patient organisations on multiple occasions as part of the negotiation and implementation of the voluntary scheme. The Department is currently working closely with NHS England and the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry to develop success factors for the 2019 voluntary scheme and will keep patient groups informed on progress.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T12:34:07.99Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T12:34:07.99Z
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4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
star this property tabling member
151
star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this