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star this property date less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading Select Committees: Membership more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker whether non-affiliated members of the House of Lords are considered for places on select committees; and if so, what criteria are applied as to whether or not places are offered. more like this
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Lord Inglewood more like this
star this property uin HL16651 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Non-affiliated members who wish to be considered for appointment to select committees should write to me, as the Chairman of the Committee of Selection, setting out which particular committee they would like to be considered for and why. Representations that I receive are then put to the Committee of Selection for consideration when agreeing proposals to the House for membership of committees. In deciding whether to recommend a nomination the Committee of Selection will take account of the particular experience that the member concerned would bring, the current composition of the committee and the nature of its work, as well as any other relevant factors.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T16:22:29.147Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T16:22:29.147Z
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4148
star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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1980
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Inglewood more like this
1134316
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star this property date less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Ford Motor Company: Bridgend more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with Bridgend County Borough Council about attracting investment for Bridgend and reducing the impact on workers from any closure of the Ford engine plant. more like this
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Lord Porter of Spalding more like this
star this property uin HL16601 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Her Majesty’s Government is committed to working closely with the Welsh Government to consider, and where possible, mitigate the impact of Ford’s decision to close its Bridgend Engine Plant. The Welsh Government, the Wales Office, Department for Business, Energy &amp; Industrial Strategy and the Department for International Trade came together with the company, local leaders, unions and Bridgend County Borough Council for the first meeting of the Ford Bridgend Taskforce on 1 July.</p><p>Jointly sponsored by Welsh Government Minister for Economy and Transport Ken Skates and my rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Wales, and chaired by Professor Richard Parry-Jones, the Taskforce has been established to support Ford workers, communities and local economy following the company’s decision to close their operation in Bridgend from Autumn 2020.</p><p>Bridgend County Borough Council is expected to have a key role in the activities of this Taskforce, as part of wider joint efforts to support the workers and the wider community.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T16:22:05.357Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T16:22:05.357Z
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2616
star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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4555
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Porter of Spalding more like this
1135744
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
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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 Malaria: Drugs more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the health and wellbeing of all participants in the Surgeon-General’s 2016–17 research study on anti-malarial chemoprophylaxis (Ref: 713/MoDREC/15) was monitored to ensure that all adverse events occurring during the study were reported to the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA); whether participants have been monitored following the study to ensure that any adverse events that have occurred since are being reported to the MHRA; and what assessment they have made of whether suitable treatment is available to those participants suffering adverse events. more like this
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The Countess of Mar more like this
star this property uin HL16837 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Adverse events are reported to the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) using the Yellow card scheme and can be undertaken by a healthcare professional or the individual experiencing the adverse effect. The demographics required by the Yellow card scheme do not include the occupation of the subject, so military personnel are not uniquely identified.</p><p>The aims of the &quot;713/MoDREC/15&quot; study do not include assessing whether individuals or their healthcare professional reported side effects to the MHRA or to follow-up whether any person experiencing side effects required any form of treatment, including an assessment of whether suitable treatment was available. Data collated in the study is self-reported by individuals and any symptoms reported may not necessarily be related to the anti-malarial taken.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T16:39:39.247Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T16:39:39.247Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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1861
unstar this property label Biography information for The Countess of Mar more like this
1135428
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star this property date less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star 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 Television: Licensing more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to assist those over 75 with long-term complex illnesses such as dementia to pay for a TV licence from June 2020. more like this
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Baroness Jolly more like this
star this property uin HL16749 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The BBC is responsible for the cost and the administration of the over 75 licence fee concession from June 2020.</p><p> </p><p>The BBC says that it will work with older peoples groups, charities and voluntary organisations to design a bespoke system to support all those over 75 affected by its decision. As part of this system, the BBC says that its licensing arm, TV Licensing, will make it as easy as possible for carers and family members to act as representatives for pensioners seeking to claim a free TV licence, including those caring for elderly people with complex illnesses like dementia.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL16750 more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T13:19:28.893Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T13:19:28.893Z
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4247
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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4203
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Jolly more like this
1135429
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star 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 Television: Licensing more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what information and advice they intend to provide to carers who work with people who are over 75 to help them to pay for a TV licence from June 2020. more like this
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Baroness Jolly more like this
star this property uin HL16750 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The BBC is responsible for the cost and the administration of the over 75 licence fee concession from June 2020.</p><p> </p><p>The BBC says that it will work with older peoples groups, charities and voluntary organisations to design a bespoke system to support all those over 75 affected by its decision. As part of this system, the BBC says that its licensing arm, TV Licensing, will make it as easy as possible for carers and family members to act as representatives for pensioners seeking to claim a free TV licence, including those caring for elderly people with complex illnesses like dementia.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL16749 more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T13:19:28.94Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T13:19:28.94Z
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4247
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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4203
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Jolly more like this
1135430
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star this property date less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star 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 Television: Licensing more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the change to the TV licence concession for the over-75s from June 2020; how that change will affect the Accommodation for Residential Care (ARC) TV licence; and how they intend to communicate any impact on ARC TV licences to those who live and work in residential care homes. more like this
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Baroness Jolly more like this
star this property uin HL16751 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The future of the over 75 licence fee concession is the responsibility of the BBC. However, the Government has no intention to change the accommodation for residential care licence fee concession.</p><p> </p><p>Guidance on the accommodation for residential care licence fee concession can be found on the TV Licensing website: <a href="https://www.tvlicensing.co.uk/faqs/FAQ78" target="_blank">https://www.tvlicensing.co.uk/faqs/FAQ78</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T13:50:12.867Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T13:50:12.867Z
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4247
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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4203
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Jolly more like this
1135431
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star 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 Television: Licensing more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the change to the TV licence concession for the over-75s from June 2020 on those with sight impairments; and whether such people will have that concession removed after 2020. more like this
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Baroness Jolly more like this
star this property uin HL16752 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The future of the over 75 licence fee concession is the responsibility of the BBC. However, the Government has no intention to change the blind (severely sight impaired) licence fee concession, regardless of the age of the recipient.</p><p> </p><p>Guidance on the blind (severely sight impaired) licence fee concession can be found on the TV Licensing website: <a href="https://www.tvlicensing.co.uk/check-if-you-need-one/for-your-home/blindseverely-sight-impaired-aud5" target="_blank">https://www.tvlicensing.co.uk/check-if-you-need-one/for-your-home/blindseverely-sight-impaired-aud5</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T13:50:58.947Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T13:50:58.947Z
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4247
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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4203
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Jolly more like this
1135725
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star this property date less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star 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 Television: Licensing more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they intend to take to ensure that people over the age of 75 who cannot afford to pay for a TV licence from June 2020 will be able to (1) access content, and (2) be kept informed of current affairs, to support their continued democratic engagement. more like this
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Baroness Jolly more like this
star this property uin HL16818 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The future of the over 75 licence fee concession is the responsibility of the BBC. In the 2015 funding settlement, the Government and the BBC agreed that responsibility for the concession would transfer to the BBC in June 2020.</p><p> </p><p>However, the Government has expressed its disappointment with the BBC’s decision for taking the most narrowly focused review option. The Secretary of State has met with the Chairman of the BBC Board and the Director-General of the BBC and asked them to do more to help the most vulnerable groups affected by the decision.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T13:58:10.937Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T13:58:10.937Z
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4247
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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4203
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Jolly more like this
1135726
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star this property date less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star 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 Television: Licensing more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they intend to take to ensure that people over the age of 75 who do not use the internet will be able to apply, and pay, for a TV licence from June 2020. more like this
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Baroness Jolly more like this
star this property uin HL16819 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The BBC is responsible for the cost and the administration of the over 75 licence fee concession from June 2020.</p><p> </p><p>The BBC is committed to working with older peoples groups, charities and voluntary organisations to design a bespoke system to support all those over 75 affected by its decision. As part of this system, the BBC says that its licensing arm, TV Licensing, will write to all those all those affected, and will use suitable measures such as face to face visits and phone calls to make it as easy as possible for those transitioning to apply for and pay the licence fee.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T13:58:34.533Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T13:58:34.533Z
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4247
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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4203
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Jolly more like this
1135727
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star this property date less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star 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 Television: Licensing more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what support they intend to offer to people who are just above the threshold of eligibility for pension credit to afford the additional £154.54 per year to pay for a TV licence from June 2020. more like this
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Baroness Jolly more like this
star this property uin HL16820 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The BBC is responsible for the cost and the administration of the over 75 licence fee concession from June 2020.</p><p> </p><p>The BBC is committed to working with older peoples groups, charities and voluntary organisations to design a bespoke system to support all those over 75 affected by its decision. As part of this system, the BBC says that its licensing arm, TV Licensing, will be publicising the link between the concession and pension credit. It also says it will be introducing an easy payment system to help those affected spread the cost of the licence fee.</p><p> </p><p>The Secretary of State has expressed his disappointment with the BBC decision to restrict the concession to the most narrowly defined review option. He has asked the BBC to do more for the most vulnerable pensioners, including considering measures around the margins of eligibility and those which further promote the take up of Pension Credit.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T13:58:59.933Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T13:58:59.933Z
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4247
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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4203
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Jolly more like this