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star this property date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star 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 Adoption: Yorkshire and the Humber 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 Education, how many babies under six weeks old were placed for adoption in Yorkshire and the Humber by local authority area in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Central more like this
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Rachael Maskell more like this
star this property uin 276231 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The department collects data on children who are placed for adoption. However, the information requested is not readily available and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost. The breakdown requested and the following significant caveats are:</p><ul><li>Data isn’t collected on the area where the child is finally placed for adoption.</li><li>Data isn’t collected from all routes of adoption, for example private adoptions.</li></ul><p>The number of looked after children, nationally, who were adopted by age is published for the last 5 years in table E1 of the statistical release: Children Looked After in England (including Adoption) year ending 31 March 2018, which is available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/children-looked-after-in-england-including-adoption-2017-to-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/children-looked-after-in-england-including-adoption-2017-to-2018</a>.</p><p>Figures on the number of children who ceased care due to adoption in 2018 by local authority is published in the underlying data table ‘CEA2018’ from the same statistical release: Children Looked After in England (including Adoption) year ending 31 March 2018.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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less than 2019-07-18T16:22:30.137Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T16:22:30.137Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rachael Maskell more like this
1138805
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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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
star this property hansard heading Flowers: Conservation more like this
unstar 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 steps his Department is taking to encourage wildflower meadows throughout the country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wycombe more like this
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Mr Steve Baker more like this
star this property uin 277176 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>We are taking action to encourage wildflower meadows by managing designated sites, providing incentives for habitat management and creation, and forging strong partnerships with landowners, communities and conservation bodies.</p><p> </p><p>Our agri-environment schemes provide incentives for creation and management of wildlife-rich habitat, including meadows. Since 2011, we have initiated creation of over 130,000 hectares of wildlife rich habitat, including wildflower meadows. Our new Environmental Land Management scheme will reward farmers and land managers for delivering environmental outcomes such as conserving and restoring such habitats.</p><p> </p><p>Our Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) provide protection for approximately two thirds of the total extent of 110,000 ha of semi-natural grassland Priority Habitat in England. Natural England’s 2018-19 SSSI designation programme identifies a further 12 sites containing important wildflower-rich grasslands. The 25 Year Environment Plan commits us to restoring 75% of SSSI areas to good condition.</p><p> </p><p>We work with partners to support the recovery of threatened species and their habitats. For example, Natural England are working with landowners and conservation organisations on the Back from the Brink programme including on the ‘Limestone’s Living Legacies’ project, restoring a network of limestone grassland sites in the West Midlands.</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 2019-07-18T14:37:58.33Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T14:37:58.33Z
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4098
star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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4064
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Steve Baker more like this
1138806
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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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
star this property hansard heading Flowers: Conservation more like this
unstar 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the contribution of wildflower meadows to the success of the various bee populations in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wycombe more like this
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Mr Steve Baker more like this
star this property uin 277177 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Wildflowers provide pollen and nectar resources essential for sustaining wild and honey bees. Wildflower meadows therefore provide vital habitats for bee populations.</p><p> </p><p>Published scientific research has established that range contractions in many of our bee species are linked to the loss of species-rich habitats such as wildflower meadows. It also found that bee populations are more diverse on farms where wildflowers are sown or in landscapes with greater densities of wildflower meadows and other species-rich habitats.</p><p> </p><p>We also know that when we put wildflowers back, bees respond. Landscape-scale studies of wild bumblebee populations in farmed landscapes, led by the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology and part-funded by Defra, revealed that providing flower-rich habitat enhances the long-term survival of bumblebee families.</p><p> </p><p>Through our programme of agri-environment monitoring, we are currently evaluating how sowing wildflowers on farms is supporting bee populations.</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
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less than 2019-07-18T16:38:58.607Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T16:38:58.607Z
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4098
star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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4064
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Steve Baker more like this
1138807
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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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
star this property hansard heading Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control more like this
unstar 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 steps he is taking to help farmers tackle the spread of bovine TB. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wycombe more like this
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Mr Steve Baker more like this
star this property uin 277178 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>We are pursuing a wide range of interventions as part of the Government’s strategy to eradicate bovine TB in England by 2038, including strengthening cattle testing and movement controls, licensing badger control, and promoting biosecurity on farms to help farmers prevent the spread of Bovine TB. Sir Charles Godfray’s independent review (published in November 2018) is an important contribution that will inform next steps in the strategy.</p><p> </p><p>In my Written Ministerial Statement of 20 June 2019, I announced plans to reinforce TB testing in the High Risk Area, invited applications for a third round of the Badger Edge Vaccination Scheme and confirmed the licensing and authorisation by Natural England of three supplementary badger control areas for 2019.</p><p> </p><p>Our partnerships with other organisations have enabled the development of toolkits that support farmers to understand their role in the prevention and eradication of the disease, including the TB Hub, the iBTB website and the TB Advisory Service.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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less than 2019-07-18T13:12:16.39Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T13:12:16.39Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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4064
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Steve Baker more like this
1138810
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star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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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 Autism and Learning Disability: Health Services more like this
unstar 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, with reference to the NHS Long-Term Plan implementation framework, what the timeframe is for local areas to produce system plans in relation to services for (a) autistic people and (b) people with learning disabilities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Worsley and Eccles South more like this
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Barbara Keeley more like this
star this property uin 277152 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Publication of the Implementation Framework begins the process of strategic system planning. System plans for delivery through to 2023/24 are required, with an initial submission in September 2019 and a final submission to follow by mid November 2019. Plans should fully align across the organisations within each system so that they can subsequently be translated into organisational plans for 2020/21, which will be required in early 2020.</p><p> </p><p>The NHS Long Term Plan states that by March 2023/24, inpatient provision will have reduced to less than half of 2015 levels and, for every one million adults, there will be no more than 30 people with a learning disability and/or autism cared for in an inpatient unit. For children and young people, no more than 12 to 15 children with a learning disability, autism or both per million, will be cared for in an inpatient facility.</p><p> </p><p>At a local level, clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are expected to reduce inappropriate hospitalisation of people with a learning disability, autism or both to meet these targets. The targets are for people for a learning disability, autism or both as a whole and do not differentiate between individual groups of patients (other than by age). The target rates expressed in the Long Term Plan are based on the Office for National Statistics mid-year population estimates for 2017 and translate into different inpatient counts in each CCG dependent on the size of the local population. Areas with larger populations will therefore have higher inpatient targets than those with smaller populations.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 277153 more like this
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less than 2019-07-18T11:24:12.67Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T11:24:12.67Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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1588
unstar this property label Biography information for Barbara Keeley more like this
1138811
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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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 Autism and Learning Disability: Health Services more like this
unstar 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, with reference to page 17 of the NHS Long-Term Plan implementation framework, what criteria will be used to calculate the local area share of the required further reduction of inpatient usage and beds for (a) autistic people and (b) people with learning disabilities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Worsley and Eccles South more like this
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Barbara Keeley more like this
star this property uin 277153 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Publication of the Implementation Framework begins the process of strategic system planning. System plans for delivery through to 2023/24 are required, with an initial submission in September 2019 and a final submission to follow by mid November 2019. Plans should fully align across the organisations within each system so that they can subsequently be translated into organisational plans for 2020/21, which will be required in early 2020.</p><p> </p><p>The NHS Long Term Plan states that by March 2023/24, inpatient provision will have reduced to less than half of 2015 levels and, for every one million adults, there will be no more than 30 people with a learning disability and/or autism cared for in an inpatient unit. For children and young people, no more than 12 to 15 children with a learning disability, autism or both per million, will be cared for in an inpatient facility.</p><p> </p><p>At a local level, clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are expected to reduce inappropriate hospitalisation of people with a learning disability, autism or both to meet these targets. The targets are for people for a learning disability, autism or both as a whole and do not differentiate between individual groups of patients (other than by age). The target rates expressed in the Long Term Plan are based on the Office for National Statistics mid-year population estimates for 2017 and translate into different inpatient counts in each CCG dependent on the size of the local population. Areas with larger populations will therefore have higher inpatient targets than those with smaller populations.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 277152 more like this
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less than 2019-07-18T11:24:12.717Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T11:24:12.717Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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1588
unstar this property label Biography information for Barbara Keeley more like this
1138812
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star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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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 Autism and Learning Disability: Community Care and Housing more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to page 18 of the NHS Long Term Plan implementation framework, how much additional funding he plans to allocate to support the development of (a) new housing options and (b) suitable accommodation in the community for (i) autistic people and (ii) people with learning disabilities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Worsley and Eccles South more like this
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Barbara Keeley more like this
star this property uin 277154 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>In addition to ongoing capital subsidy by both Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government and Department of Health and Social Care, to support the new supply of supported housing, NHS England has committed to invest £100 million of capital funding to support people with a learning disability and autism to live in the community from 2016 to 2021.</p><p> </p><p>Further funding to support housing development relating to the Learning Disability programme from April 2021 will be subject to the capital spending review.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2019-07-18T11:24:53.487Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T11:24:53.487Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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1588
unstar this property label Biography information for Barbara Keeley more like this
1138813
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star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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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 Chronic Illnesses: Telemedicine more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to page 27 of the NHS Long-Term Plan implementation framework, what proportion of patients with a long-term condition do not have access to a smartphone; and what funding he plans to allocate to increase digital connectivity among those people to enable them to access the NHS App. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Worsley and Eccles South more like this
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Barbara Keeley more like this
star this property uin 277155 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Information on the proportion of patients with a long-term condition without access to a smart phone is not routinely collected. We are committed to ensuring that all those using the National Health Service have fair and equitable access to high quality, effective healthcare services that are responsive to all patients’ needs.</p><p>The NHS Long Term Plan sets a clear directive to offer digital first options for the provision of health and care to meet user needs and create a sustainable health and care system. We will continue to offer people choice in how they access NHS services.</p><p>Our mission is to empower people to participate in their health and care using digital services that meet their needs, target prevention and offer a personalised experience.</p><p>Whilst interaction with many health and care services will shift to digital over the coming years, this shift will not be obligatory for people who are unable or unwilling to do so. As more people move to digital channels, the time of health professionals will be freed up to spend more time with people with greater needs.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 277156 more like this
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less than 2019-07-18T15:32:50.047Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T15:32:50.047Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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1588
unstar this property label Biography information for Barbara Keeley more like this
1138814
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star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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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 Telemedicine: Disability and Older People more like this
unstar 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 Health and Social Care, with reference to page six of the NHS Long Term Plan implementation framework, what assessment he has made of trends in the level of digital connectivity among (a) older and (b) disabled people, and what steps he is taking to increase the number of those people that have access to new digital NHS services. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Worsley and Eccles South more like this
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Barbara Keeley more like this
star this property uin 277156 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Information on the proportion of patients with a long-term condition without access to a smart phone is not routinely collected. We are committed to ensuring that all those using the National Health Service have fair and equitable access to high quality, effective healthcare services that are responsive to all patients’ needs.</p><p>The NHS Long Term Plan sets a clear directive to offer digital first options for the provision of health and care to meet user needs and create a sustainable health and care system. We will continue to offer people choice in how they access NHS services.</p><p>Our mission is to empower people to participate in their health and care using digital services that meet their needs, target prevention and offer a personalised experience.</p><p>Whilst interaction with many health and care services will shift to digital over the coming years, this shift will not be obligatory for people who are unable or unwilling to do so. As more people move to digital channels, the time of health professionals will be freed up to spend more time with people with greater needs.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 277155 more like this
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less than 2019-07-18T15:32:50.093Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T15:32:50.093Z
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4065
star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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1588
unstar this property label Biography information for Barbara Keeley more like this
1138964
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star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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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 Probate more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the performance of the Probate Service in processing applications for probate in 2019; how he measures that performance; and how long it took on average to process a probate application in each of the last 24 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Witham more like this
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Priti Patel more like this
star this property uin 277181 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Official statistics are not published on the average length of time from receipt of the application to the issue of a grant of probate. Her Majesty’s Courts &amp; Tribunals Service (HMCTS) internal management information, which is not subject to the rigorous quality assurance processes of official statistics, has been used to show the following average times from receipt of an application to a grant being issued:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Month and year </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Average Weeks to grant issued </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>July 2017</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>August 2017</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>September 2017</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>October 2017</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>November 2017</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>December 2017</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>January 2018</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>February 2018</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>March 2018</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>April 2018</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>May 2018</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>June 2018</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>July 2018</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>August 2018</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>September 2018</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>October 2018</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>November 2018</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>December 2018</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>January 2019</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>February 2019</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>March 2019</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>April 2019</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>May 2019</p></td><td><p>6</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>June 2019</p></td><td><p>9</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>These figures do not include cases which are waiting for a grant to be issued. The data from April 2019 to June 2019 have been extracted from the HMCTS Reform Core Case Data system, which is a new system in active development, and may not be directly comparable with figures for earlier periods. All figures, especially those for April 2019 to June 2019, are provisional and subject to revision.</p><p> </p><p>Some grants are experiencing delays of between four and six weeks outside of our targets as a result of significant increases in work during March and April and some technology issues which have now been resolved. We have recruited more staff and are now issuing in excess of 1,000 grants a day, which is bringing waiting times down further.</p><p> </p><p>Urgent action has been taken to address the delays which have been experienced in the probate service. Her Majesty’s Courts &amp; Tribunals Service is increasing staffing levels and further improving the digital service to help reduce waiting times.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 277182 more like this
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less than 2019-07-18T09:21:14.367Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T09:21:14.367Z
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this