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star this property date less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Sports: Climate Change more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to implement the principles of the United Nations Sports for Climate Action Declaration and Framework; and what measures they intend to take in conjunction with UK Sport, Sport England and the UK governing bodies of sport to deliver the objectives set out in that Declaration. more like this
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Lord Moynihan more like this
star this property uin HL17319 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
star this property answer text <p>The United Nations Sports for Climate Action Framework and Declaration is a welcome voluntary initiative which encourages sports organisations to make their own contribution to the Paris Agreement goal of achieving a low carbon future. It is a matter for individual sports organisations themselves whether they wish to participate in the Framework and sign up to the Declaration. We welcome that both the All England Lawn Tennis Club and The Rugby League World Cup 2021 have done so. The Government is fully committed to the Paris Agreement, and since the year 2000 we have decarbonised our economy more quickly than any other country in the G20.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T16:02:33.357Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T16:02:33.357Z
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4703
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Moynihan more like this
1141156
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Tourism: Young People more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to increase the rate of youth and educational travel to become more competitive with global rates. more like this
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Baroness Doocey more like this
star this property uin HL17339 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-05more like thismore than 2019-08-05
star this property answer text <p>Government and VisitBritain continue to assess the UK’s competitiveness against other countries, working to ensure that the UK remains the destination of choice for youth and student travellers.</p><p> </p><p>VisitBritain regularly engage with the British Educational Travel Association and English UK, who are members of the British Tourism Industry Group in order to stay abreast of the challenges and opportunities in this market. They use the ‘Join the world - #MyMicroGap’ marketing campaign to support youth and student travel within the UK, and have used the GREAT campaign to market to Chinese and Malaysian markets what the UK’s tourism offer is.</p><p> </p><p>Several Discover England Fund products have targeted the youth and student market internationally, including the England-wide The Collection and Liverpool and Warrington’s Buzzing for the Weekend.</p><p> </p><p>VisitBritain have also conducted research into segments of the market who visit the UK, including the youth and student market.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-08-05T11:55:08.297Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-05T11:55:08.297Z
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4703
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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4197
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
1141157
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Tourism: Young People more like this
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25277
star 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 role of youth travel in growing the UK tourism industry. more like this
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Baroness Doocey more like this
star this property uin HL17340 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-05more like thismore than 2019-08-05
star this property answer text <p>According to VisitBritain research, the UK received 12.1m visits from people aged between 16-34, who spent £7.2bn while they were here in 2018. On average they spent approximately 8 nights in the UK during their stay.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>With 63% of inbound travellers to the UK being return visitors, the youth travel market can be important for supporting long-term tourism growth.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-08-05T11:55:25.76Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-05T11:55:25.76Z
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4703
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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4197
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
1141158
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Tourism: Young People more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what return they expect to make on their investment in the #MyMicrogap domestic campaign led by VisitEngland and Airbnb. more like this
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Baroness Doocey more like this
star this property uin HL17341 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-05more like thismore than 2019-08-05
star this property answer text <p>VisitEngland created the #MyMicroGap campaign as a match funded partnership with AirBnB of £500,000, with both parties contributing £250,000. The campaign was part of VisitBritain’s overall 2018-19 activity and as such will be included as part of the Annual Report for the year.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-08-05T11:59:09.57Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-05T11:59:09.57Z
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4703
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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4197
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
1141160
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading VisitBritain and VisitEngland: Finance more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the return amount from the grant-in-aid investments in (1) VisitBritian, and (2) VisitEngland, by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in each of the last two years. more like this
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Baroness Doocey more like this
star this property uin HL17343 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-05more like thismore than 2019-08-05
star this property answer text <p>British Tourist Authority analysis suggests they generated £1,055m in 2017-18, equating to a return on investment of 25:1. This is an increase on £867m in 2016-17, which equates to a return on investment of 20:1. They are unable to provide a return on investment estimate for VisitEngland or VisitBritain activity specifically.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-08-05T11:59:47.097Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-05T11:59:47.097Z
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4703
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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4197
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
1141526
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Tourist Attractions: Low Incomes more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what recent steps they have taken to review the affordability of major tourist attractions for children from lower income families. more like this
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Baroness Doocey more like this
star this property uin HL17394 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-05more like thismore than 2019-08-05
star this property answer text <p>As part of the recently launched Tourism Sector Deal, the Government committed to making the UK Europe’s most accessible tourism destination by 2025. As we develop our policies in this area, we will consider our policy around this.</p><p> </p><p>The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions ranked seven DCMS-sponsored museums, free to enter for all, amongst the nation’s top ten most visited attractions in 2018. All fifteen DCMS-sponsored museums run extensive outreach programmes for schools and young people, with free activities timed to coincide with school summer holidays.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-08-05T12:00:22.913Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-05T12:00:22.913Z
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4703
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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4197
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1141527
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Music: Tourism more like this
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25277
star 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 importance of live music venues to music tourism in the UK. more like this
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Baroness Doocey more like this
star this property uin HL17395 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-05more like thismore than 2019-08-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the significant contribution of live music to the UK, both culturally and economically. Live music venues are hugely important to the UK’s music tourism industry, which - according to UK Music - generated £4 billion in spend in 2017. That is why we have undertaken a number of measures to support and protect this sector, including reforming licensing and planning and introducing the Live Music Act, making it easier for promoters and venues to put on live music events.</p><p> </p><p>VisitBritain research shows that in 2017, over 2.6m international visitors attended a live music event while visiting Great Britain, representing 7% of the total visitors received.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-08-05T12:00:54.837Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-05T12:00:54.837Z
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4703
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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4197
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1141917
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star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Data Protection more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ashton of Hyde on 19 July (HL17042), who will be responsible for monitoring the adequacy of Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) after Brexit; and whether they have adequate powers and sufficient funding in place to enforce the use of SCCs where data transfers between the UK and non-EEA countries are concerned. more like this
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Lord Freyberg more like this
star this property uin HL17461 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>When the UK leaves the EU, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) will maintain its responsibility for enforcing compliance with data protection legislation, including monitoring the use of Standard Contractual Clauses.</p><p> </p><p>In February 2019 Parliament passed a Statutory Instrument (SI) setting out the criteria and process for creating and amending Standard Contractual Clauses either by the Secretary of State or by the Information Commissioner in conjunction with the Secretary of State. These provisions include a duty on both Secretary of State and the Information Commissioner to keep existing Standard Contractual Clauses under review.</p><p> </p><p>The government remains committed to ensuring that the ICO is a world class regulator and has the resources and enforcement tools it needs to safeguard the rights of individuals while allowing organisations to process personal data.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T12:14:35.483Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T12:14:35.483Z
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4703
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2593
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Freyberg more like this
1141953
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star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Internet: EU Action more like this
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star 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 EU plans for a Digital Services Act after Brexit. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL17497 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>Member States have not yet been consulted on EU plans for a Digital Services Act. We look forward to seeing the details of this proposal when it is published.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T12:13:28.597Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T12:13:28.597Z
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4703
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
1141954
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star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Artificial Intelligence: Business more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to encourage more UK companies to automate decision-making through artificial intelligence technology. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL17498 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>Artificial intelligence and automation present enormous opportunities for our economy. Some studies suggest that artificial intelligence could add 10% to the UK GDP by 2030. Other studies highlight the benefits that artificial intelligence and automation could bring to specific sectors.</p><p> </p><p>For example, the independent “Made Smarter” review, published in October 2017, estimated that digital technologies, such as robotics, artificial intelligence, and additive manufacturing, could add £455bn to the UK manufacturing economy over the next decade.</p><p> </p><p>For that reason, under our modern Industrial Strategy, we have taken the following steps to support automation where and when it is appropriate and is for the betterment of society:</p><p> </p><ul><li>£558m of the £1.7bn Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund is related to automation;</li><li>Investment across UKRI partners for robotics, autonomous systems and AI for physical systems since 2014 totals £366m and has attracted a further £153m leverage from private sector or other public bodies;<br></li><li>The AI Sector Deal, published in April 2018, is worth up to£950m and is already delivering pioneering skills and data initiatives to create the jobs and markets of tomorrow; <br></li><li>Government is backing Made Smarter as our key industrial digitalisation programme, including through up to £121m investment into the Made Smarter digital manufacturing challenge to increase manufacturing productivity by up to 30%;</li><ul><li>In addition, Government is investing £20m into the Made Smarter North West pilot for adoption of digital technology, which includes robotics and automation;</li><li>Growth Hubs provide an important one stop shop for businesses seeking to improve their productivity. The £20m Made Smarter North-West Pilots will engage 3,000 SME manufacturers across the north west to improve their productivity, administered through Growth Hubs; and <br></li></ul><li>The UK’s Catapult network helps bridge the gap between businesses and the expertise of the UK’s world-class research in automation. In August 2018, Government committed a further £780m over the next 5 years, which will be match funded with over £1.5bn in industry R&amp;D.</li></ul><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T12:13:54.157Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T12:13:54.157Z
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4703
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1796
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this