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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-09more like thismore than 2015-11-09
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Cabinet Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Zero Hours Contracts more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of how many people were on zero-hours contracts in each year since 2010. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL3398 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-23more like thismore than 2015-11-23
star this property answer text <p>The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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less than 2015-11-23T17:29:47.687Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-23T17:29:47.687Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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star this property file name HL3398.pdf ONS letter.pdf more like this
star this property title UKSA attachment more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-11-26more like thismore than 2014-11-26
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Cabinet Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Youth Services more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure the quality of youth services; and what measures they plan to maintain the quality of youth workers. more like this
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Lord Storey more like this
star this property uin HL3182 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 2014-12-09more like thismore than 2014-12-09
star this property answer text <p>The Government works closely with national youth organisations to look at ways in which Government can support high quality youth work through our existing programme and policies.</p><p>We are working to offer practical support to the youth sector at a time when local authorities continue to make difficult decisions on how to deliver services. Our support focuses on promoting delivery models for innovative youth services, including mutuals, and better measurement of the impact of youth services on the lives of young people. We also continue to ensure opportunities exists for young people to develop skills and confidence through programmes like National Citizen Service.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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less than 2014-12-09T13:05:37.457Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-09T13:05:37.457Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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4238
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Storey more like this
222701
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star this property date less than 2015-02-23more like thismore than 2015-02-23
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Cabinet Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Youth Engagement Fund 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 remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Wallace of Saltaire on 14 August 2014 (HL1625), how many young people from the Gypsy and Traveller communities have benefited from the Youth Engagement Fund. more like this
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Baroness Whitaker more like this
star this property uin HL5042 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 2015-03-02more like thismore than 2015-03-02
star this property answer text <p>The Youth Engagement Fund aims to support the most disadvantaged young people in society who are at risk of becoming long term NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training). The Fund is being awarded through a competitive bidding process over two stages and we expect to announce the winning bidders in the coming weeks. Programmes will start delivering support to disadvantaged young people soon afterwards.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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less than 2015-03-02T15:11:52.74Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-02T15:11:52.74Z
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1816
star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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2510
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Whitaker more like this
79733
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star this property date less than 2014-07-29more like thismore than 2014-07-29
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Cabinet Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Youth Engagement Fund 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 remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the number of young people from the gypsy and traveller communities not in education, training or employment, what steps they are taking to ensure that the Youth Engagement Fund will benefit people from those communities. more like this
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Baroness Whitaker more like this
star this property uin HL1625 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 2014-08-11more like thismore than 2014-08-11
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The £16m cross-government Youth Engagement Fund aims to support up to 18,000 of the most disadvantaged young people in England to improve their educational achievement, increase their employability and reduce their risk of offending. This includes young people from the gypsy and traveller communities. The Fund does not prescribe which particular groups of young people bidders should work with.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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less than 2014-08-11T11:31:45.4076154Zmore like thismore than 2014-08-11T11:31:45.4076154Z
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1816
star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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2510
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Whitaker more like this
433656
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star this property date less than 2015-12-02more like thismore than 2015-12-02
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Cabinet Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading 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 remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the remarks by Lord Faulks on 18 November (HL Deb, col 176), which scientific studies informed the comments that "there is a considerably held view" that the adult brain reaches maturity at age 25, and that "scientific study of the adolescent brain has yet to identify an obvious point at which we can distinguish between adolescent and adults". more like this
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Baroness Parminter more like this
star this property uin HL4166 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 2015-12-16more like thismore than 2015-12-16
star this property answer text <p>The age of majority is a complex subject and one which requires careful consideration. A range of differing academic views on adolescent brain development exist, for example those set out by Professor Laurence Steinberg or Dr Jay Giedd. In ‘Changing Prisons, Saving Lives - Report of the Independent Review into Self-inflicted Deaths in Custody of 18-24 year olds’ (published in July 2015), the Harris review panel comment that ‘research shows that brain structures continue to mature and develop well into the twenties’<em>(citing ‘White Matter Development in Adolescence: A DTI Study’ by Dr Miya Asato et al).</em></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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less than 2015-12-16T18:00:02.4Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-16T18:00:02.4Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Parminter more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-01-18more like thismore than 2016-01-18
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Cabinet Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading 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 remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many 18 to 21-year olds in England are (1) in full-time education, and (a) employed, (b) unemployed, and (c) economically inactive, and (2) not in full-time education and (a) employed, (b) unemployed, and (c) economically inactive. more like this
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Baroness Sharp of Guildford more like this
star this property uin HL5097 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 2016-02-01more like thismore than 2016-02-01
star this property answer text <p>The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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less than 2016-02-01T16:15:23.833Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-01T16:15:23.833Z
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4535
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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star this property file name HL5097.pdf referral letter.pdf more like this
star this property title Referral Letter more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Sharp of Guildford more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-17more like thismore than 2014-06-17
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Cabinet Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading 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 remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their (1) current estimate, and (2) projected estimate as of 7 May 2015, of the number of (a) 16 to 17 year-olds, and (b) 18 to 24 year-olds, in the United Kingdom; and, of their current estimate, what proportion of (1) 16 to 17 year-olds, and (2) 18 to 24 year-olds, in the United Kingdom are currently registered to vote. more like this
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
star this property uin HL365 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 2014-07-01more like thismore than 2014-07-01
star this property answer text <p>The Office for National Statistics' (ONS) mid-2013 UK Population Estimate can be found here: <a href="http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/pop-estimate/population-estimates-for-uk--england-and-wales--scotland-and-northern-ireland/2013/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/pop-estimate/population-estimates-for-uk--england-and-wales--scotland-and-northern-ireland/2013/index.html</a>. The ONS has not made a projected estimate for 7 May 2015. <br> <br> Data on the proportion of 16 to 17 year olds and 18 to 24 year olds registered to vote is not held.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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less than 2014-07-01T16:11:26.9042757Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-01T16:11:26.9042757Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
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Cabinet Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Written Questions more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what advice and guidance is available to ministers about answering written parliamentary questions. more like this
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Baroness Smith of Basildon more like this
star this property uin HL13760 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 2019-02-21more like thismore than 2019-02-21
star this property answer text <p>Guidance on responding to Parliamentary Questions, and details of ministerial responsibilities, can be found on Gov.uk. This guidance states that Ministers must:</p><ol><li>Adhere to the Ministerial Code</li><li>Give relevant information fully, as concisely as possible and in accordance with guidance on disproportionate cost.</li><li>Not omit information sought merely because disclosure could lead to political embarrassment or administrative inconvenience.</li><li>Provide an explanation if it is concluded that information should be withheld.</li><li>Take care to avoid answers which are literally true but likely to give rise to misleading inferences.</li><li>Provide responses to answers as follows:</li></ol><ul><li>Named Day – on the day specified</li><li>Ordinary Written – within 5 working days</li><li>House of Lords Written – within 10 working days</li></ul> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-02-21T14:32:12.05Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-21T14:32:12.05Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Smith of Basildon more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-11-19more like thismore than 2014-11-19
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Cabinet Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Written Questions more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what instructions and training notes they provide to officials preparing answers to parliamentary questions; and whether they will publish any such documents. more like this
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Lord Laird more like this
star this property uin HL2946 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 2014-12-01more like thismore than 2014-12-01
star this property answer text <p>Guidance on responding to written parliamentary questions is provided by the Office of the Leader of the House of Commons. This guidance is published on the Gov.uk website at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/drafting-answers-to-parliamentary-questions-guidance" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/drafting-answers-to-parliamentary-questions-guidance</a>. A copy of the guidance is attached to this answer.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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less than 2014-12-01T16:18:17.513Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-01T16:18:17.513Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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star this property file name drafting-pq-responses.pdf more like this
star this property title Drafting Answers Guidance more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Laird more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-06-04more like thismore than 2015-06-04
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Cabinet Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Written Questions more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Statement by Lord Bridges of Headley on 3 June (HLWS10), whether they will publish figures on the response rates to questions for written answer during the 2010–15 Parliament along similar lines. more like this
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Lord Jopling more like this
star this property uin HL256 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-18more like thismore than 2015-06-18
star this property answer text <p>In line with the commitment made by my predecessor to begin to publish annually the performance of departments on their promptness in dealing with QWAs (HL Deb 8 May 2014, col 1575), I have today published data on departmental performance in answering Questions for Written Answer for the 2014/15 session (HLWS39). I am pleased to say that, overall, 91% of Questions for Written Answer were answered within the expected 10 working days in the last session.</p><p><br>I will continue to publish departmental performance data on an annual basis to enable performance to be compared over time. My office will also continue to work with all departments to ensure prompt and comprehensive responses to all Questions for Written Answer.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Stowell of Beeston more like this
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less than 2015-06-18T16:37:10.727Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-18T16:37:10.727Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Stowell of Beeston more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Jopling more like this