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star this property date less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Cultural Relations more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What steps his Department is taking to promote cultural diplomacy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 908182 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
star this property answer text <p>I refer the Hon Member to my response during Topical questions today in the Chamber.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Northampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Ellis more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 908184 more like this
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less than 2018-12-13T13:05:21.28Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-13T13:05:21.28Z
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star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-09-04more like thismore than 2017-09-04
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Business: Stafford 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent steps his Department has taken to support businesses in Stafford constituency. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 7575 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-07more like thismore than 2017-09-07
star this property answer text <p>We are working hard to support businesses and entrepreneurs across the UK to ensure they can access finance and wider support to grow and the right conditions are in place for companies to invest for the long-term.</p><p>Small businesses in Stoke and Staffordshire can access support through GOV.UK and the Business Support Helpline. The Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Growth Hub also acts as the first port of call for local businesses seeking advice or support. Since its launch in May 2014, the Stoke and Staffordshire Growth Hub has engaged and supported 4340 businesses and it has helped 385 individuals to start up a new business.</p><p>Since November 2014, British Business Bank programmes have facilitated over £4.3m* to 87 businesses in the constituency of Stafford. This includes 54 Start-up Loans at a value of £415,957.</p><p>Stafford constituency is also part of the Midlands Engine. A key part of the Government’s strategy for fuelling growth in the region is the £250m Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF), which is a result of close collaboration between the British Business Bank, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Department for Communities and Local Government and 10 Midlands Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs). It aims to transform the finance landscape for smaller businesses in the Midlands, accelerate economic growth and promote job creation. The Fund launched its first wave, £120m of Debt and Small Business funds, at the end of August.</p><p> </p><p><em>*This does not include ENABLE funding data as this is not available at a constituency level.</em></p>
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
7578 more like this
7579 more like this
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less than 2017-09-07T15:37:28.61Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-07T15:37:28.61Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
756826
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-04more like thismore than 2017-09-04
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Business: Stafford 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department has taken to increase the level of access to credit for businesses in Stafford constituency in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 7578 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-07more like thismore than 2017-09-07
star this property answer text <p>We are working hard to support businesses and entrepreneurs across the UK to ensure they can access finance and wider support to grow and the right conditions are in place for companies to invest for the long-term.</p><p>Small businesses in Stoke and Staffordshire can access support through GOV.UK and the Business Support Helpline. The Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Growth Hub also acts as the first port of call for local businesses seeking advice or support. Since its launch in May 2014, the Stoke and Staffordshire Growth Hub has engaged and supported 4340 businesses and it has helped 385 individuals to start up a new business.</p><p>Since November 2014, British Business Bank programmes have facilitated over £4.3m* to 87 businesses in the constituency of Stafford. This includes 54 Start-up Loans at a value of £415,957.</p><p>Stafford constituency is also part of the Midlands Engine. A key part of the Government’s strategy for fuelling growth in the region is the £250m Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF), which is a result of close collaboration between the British Business Bank, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Department for Communities and Local Government and 10 Midlands Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs). It aims to transform the finance landscape for smaller businesses in the Midlands, accelerate economic growth and promote job creation. The Fund launched its first wave, £120m of Debt and Small Business funds, at the end of August.</p><p> </p><p><em>*This does not include ENABLE funding data as this is not available at a constituency level.</em></p>
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
7575 more like this
7579 more like this
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less than 2017-09-07T15:37:28.673Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-07T15:37:28.673Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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4109
star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
756827
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-04more like thismore than 2017-09-04
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Small Businesses: Stafford 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to support small and medium-sized businesses in Stafford constituency. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 7579 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-07more like thismore than 2017-09-07
star this property answer text <p>We are working hard to support businesses and entrepreneurs across the UK to ensure they can access finance and wider support to grow and the right conditions are in place for companies to invest for the long-term.</p><p>Small businesses in Stoke and Staffordshire can access support through GOV.UK and the Business Support Helpline. The Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Growth Hub also acts as the first port of call for local businesses seeking advice or support. Since its launch in May 2014, the Stoke and Staffordshire Growth Hub has engaged and supported 4340 businesses and it has helped 385 individuals to start up a new business.</p><p>Since November 2014, British Business Bank programmes have facilitated over £4.3m* to 87 businesses in the constituency of Stafford. This includes 54 Start-up Loans at a value of £415,957.</p><p>Stafford constituency is also part of the Midlands Engine. A key part of the Government’s strategy for fuelling growth in the region is the £250m Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF), which is a result of close collaboration between the British Business Bank, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Department for Communities and Local Government and 10 Midlands Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs). It aims to transform the finance landscape for smaller businesses in the Midlands, accelerate economic growth and promote job creation. The Fund launched its first wave, £120m of Debt and Small Business funds, at the end of August.</p><p> </p><p><em>*This does not include ENABLE funding data as this is not available at a constituency level.</em></p>
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
7575 more like this
7578 more like this
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less than 2017-09-07T15:37:28.72Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-07T15:37:28.72Z
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4115
star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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4109
star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
683098
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star this property date less than 2017-02-01more like thismore than 2017-02-01
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Home Zones 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 Transport, what his policy is on the establishment of new Home Zones. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 62770 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-02-06more like thismore than 2017-02-06
star this property answer text <p>Home Zones are residential areas with streets designed for very low vehicle speeds which better suit the needs of pedestrians and cyclists. The aim is to change the way streets are used in order to improve quality of life by reducing the dominance of motor traffic. Local authorities are free to install them using powers under the Transport Act 2000 without reference to the Department.</p><p> </p><p>The Home Zones Challenge Fund, set up in April 2001 to encourage the development of home zones in England, funded 59 schemes across 56 authorities. These are listed in the table below. The Department does not hold information on how many other Home Zones are in place, or where they are located, as local authorities do not have to inform the Department when they install them.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Authority</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Scheme location</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Luton</p></td><td><p>Haymarket Green</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Norfolk</p></td><td><p>Cavell Road, Norwich</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Peterborough</p></td><td><p>New England</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Suffolk</p></td><td><p>Cambridge Road, Lowestoft</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Darlington</p></td><td><p>Pateley Moor Crescent</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Gateshead</p></td><td><p>Tyne Park</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Middlesbrough</p></td><td><p>Gresham Area</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North Tyneside</p></td><td><p>The Triangle</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northumberland</p></td><td><p>Cowpen Quay, Blyth</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South Tyneside</p></td><td><p>Cleadon Park</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Blackpool</p></td><td><p>Talbot and Brunswick</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bolton</p></td><td><p>Oldham’s Estate</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bury</p></td><td><p>Aston Estate</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cheshire</p></td><td><p>Egerton Street Area, Chester</p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Lancashire</p></td><td><p>Poulton Area, Morecambe</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South West Area, Burnley</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Liverpool</p></td><td><p>Grafton Street</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Manchester</p></td><td><p>Northmoor Phase 2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Rochdale</p></td><td><p>Wardleworth</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>St Helens</p></td><td><p>Bidston Avenue</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Tameside</p></td><td><p>Ashton West End</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Trafford</p></td><td><p>Addiston Crescent</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Warrington</p></td><td><p>Whitecross</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wigan</p></td><td><p>Browning Street</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wirral</p></td><td><p>Dundonald &amp; Methuen Streets</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East Sussex</p></td><td><p>Town Farm Estate, Hailsham</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Hampshire</p></td><td><p>Castle Grove, Porchester</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Kent</p></td><td><p>Northcourt Estate, Denton</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oxfordshire</p></td><td><p>Saxton Road, Abingdon</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Reading</p></td><td><p>Kingsbridge Road</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Southampton</p></td><td><p>Radcliffe Road</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Surrey</p></td><td><p>Nutley Lane, Reigate</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>West Sussex</p></td><td><p>North West Bognor Regis</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bath &amp; North East Somerset</p></td><td><p>Albert Avenue, Peasedown St John</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bristol</p></td><td><p>Southville</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cornwall</p></td><td><p>North Close Estate, Redruth</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Devon</p></td><td><p>Wonford Estate, Exeter</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Plymouth</p></td><td><p>Morice Town</p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Wiltshire</p></td><td><p>College Community Area, Trowbridge</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Westleigh Area, Warminster</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Birmingham</p></td><td><p>Pitts farm, Erdington</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Staffordshire</p></td><td><p>Silkmore, Stafford Wilmot Drive, Newcastle under Lyme</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Telford and Wrekin</p></td><td><p>West Woodside</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wolverhampton</p></td><td><p>Fordhouses</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Worcestershire</p></td><td><p>Duke of Edinburgh Way, Malvern</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Derby</p></td><td><p>Normanton</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Nottingham</p></td><td><p>Kennington Road Area</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Kingston upon Hull</p></td><td><p>Albany Street</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Kirklees</p></td><td><p>Moorside Estate</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Leeds</p></td><td><p>Littlemoor</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North Lincolnshire</p></td><td><p>Crosby/Frodingham, Scunthorpe</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bromley</p></td><td><p>Rookery Gardens, St Mary Cray</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Camden</p></td><td><p>Lupton Street</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Greenwich</p></td><td><p>Deptford Green</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Haringey</p></td><td><p>Linden Road</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Kingston upon Thames</p></td><td><p>Cavendish Road</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Newham</p></td><td><p>Cranberry Estate</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Southwark</p></td><td><p>Sutherland Square</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>The Department has not made any recent assessment of Home Zones. The design of streets in their care is a matter for local authorities. In recent years there has been a significant step change in attitudes to street design, with the focus increasingly on creating streets that function as places and communities. Home Zones are one tool that can help achieve these aims. We promote this approach more generally through design guidance such as the Manual for Streets.</p><p> </p><p>Although the Government provides maintenance funding to local authorities, the Department provides no specific funding for the maintenance of Home Zones. Local authorities have a duty under Section 41 of the Highways Act 1980 to maintain the highways network in their area. It is for each individual authority to assess which parts of its network are in need of repair and what standards should be applied, based on their local knowledge and circumstances.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
62771 more like this
62772 more like this
62773 more like this
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less than 2017-02-06T11:47:43.307Zmore like thismore than 2017-02-06T11:47:43.307Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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4109
star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
683096
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star this property date less than 2017-02-01more like thismore than 2017-02-01
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Home Zones 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 Transport, what funds the Government has provided to local authorities for the maintenance of Home Zones. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-02-06more like thismore than 2017-02-06
star this property answer text <p>Home Zones are residential areas with streets designed for very low vehicle speeds which better suit the needs of pedestrians and cyclists. The aim is to change the way streets are used in order to improve quality of life by reducing the dominance of motor traffic. Local authorities are free to install them using powers under the Transport Act 2000 without reference to the Department.</p><p> </p><p>The Home Zones Challenge Fund, set up in April 2001 to encourage the development of home zones in England, funded 59 schemes across 56 authorities. These are listed in the table below. The Department does not hold information on how many other Home Zones are in place, or where they are located, as local authorities do not have to inform the Department when they install them.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Authority</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Scheme location</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Luton</p></td><td><p>Haymarket Green</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Norfolk</p></td><td><p>Cavell Road, Norwich</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Peterborough</p></td><td><p>New England</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Suffolk</p></td><td><p>Cambridge Road, Lowestoft</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Darlington</p></td><td><p>Pateley Moor Crescent</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Gateshead</p></td><td><p>Tyne Park</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Middlesbrough</p></td><td><p>Gresham Area</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North Tyneside</p></td><td><p>The Triangle</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northumberland</p></td><td><p>Cowpen Quay, Blyth</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South Tyneside</p></td><td><p>Cleadon Park</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Blackpool</p></td><td><p>Talbot and Brunswick</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bolton</p></td><td><p>Oldham’s Estate</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bury</p></td><td><p>Aston Estate</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cheshire</p></td><td><p>Egerton Street Area, Chester</p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Lancashire</p></td><td><p>Poulton Area, Morecambe</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South West Area, Burnley</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Liverpool</p></td><td><p>Grafton Street</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Manchester</p></td><td><p>Northmoor Phase 2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Rochdale</p></td><td><p>Wardleworth</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>St Helens</p></td><td><p>Bidston Avenue</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Tameside</p></td><td><p>Ashton West End</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Trafford</p></td><td><p>Addiston Crescent</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Warrington</p></td><td><p>Whitecross</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wigan</p></td><td><p>Browning Street</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wirral</p></td><td><p>Dundonald &amp; Methuen Streets</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East Sussex</p></td><td><p>Town Farm Estate, Hailsham</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Hampshire</p></td><td><p>Castle Grove, Porchester</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Kent</p></td><td><p>Northcourt Estate, Denton</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oxfordshire</p></td><td><p>Saxton Road, Abingdon</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Reading</p></td><td><p>Kingsbridge Road</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Southampton</p></td><td><p>Radcliffe Road</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Surrey</p></td><td><p>Nutley Lane, Reigate</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>West Sussex</p></td><td><p>North West Bognor Regis</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bath &amp; North East Somerset</p></td><td><p>Albert Avenue, Peasedown St John</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bristol</p></td><td><p>Southville</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cornwall</p></td><td><p>North Close Estate, Redruth</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Devon</p></td><td><p>Wonford Estate, Exeter</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Plymouth</p></td><td><p>Morice Town</p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Wiltshire</p></td><td><p>College Community Area, Trowbridge</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Westleigh Area, Warminster</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Birmingham</p></td><td><p>Pitts farm, Erdington</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Staffordshire</p></td><td><p>Silkmore, Stafford Wilmot Drive, Newcastle under Lyme</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Telford and Wrekin</p></td><td><p>West Woodside</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wolverhampton</p></td><td><p>Fordhouses</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Worcestershire</p></td><td><p>Duke of Edinburgh Way, Malvern</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Derby</p></td><td><p>Normanton</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Nottingham</p></td><td><p>Kennington Road Area</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Kingston upon Hull</p></td><td><p>Albany Street</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Kirklees</p></td><td><p>Moorside Estate</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Leeds</p></td><td><p>Littlemoor</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North Lincolnshire</p></td><td><p>Crosby/Frodingham, Scunthorpe</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bromley</p></td><td><p>Rookery Gardens, St Mary Cray</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Camden</p></td><td><p>Lupton Street</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Greenwich</p></td><td><p>Deptford Green</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Haringey</p></td><td><p>Linden Road</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Kingston upon Thames</p></td><td><p>Cavendish Road</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Newham</p></td><td><p>Cranberry Estate</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Southwark</p></td><td><p>Sutherland Square</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>The Department has not made any recent assessment of Home Zones. The design of streets in their care is a matter for local authorities. In recent years there has been a significant step change in attitudes to street design, with the focus increasingly on creating streets that function as places and communities. Home Zones are one tool that can help achieve these aims. We promote this approach more generally through design guidance such as the Manual for Streets.</p><p> </p><p>Although the Government provides maintenance funding to local authorities, the Department provides no specific funding for the maintenance of Home Zones. Local authorities have a duty under Section 41 of the Highways Act 1980 to maintain the highways network in their area. It is for each individual authority to assess which parts of its network are in need of repair and what standards should be applied, based on their local knowledge and circumstances.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
62770 more like this
62771 more like this
62773 more like this
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less than 2017-02-06T11:47:43.217Zmore like thismore than 2017-02-06T11:47:43.217Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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4109
star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
683097
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star this property date less than 2017-02-01more like thismore than 2017-02-01
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Home Zones more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many Home Zones have been established in England since 2000; and where those zones are located. more like this
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Home Zones are residential areas with streets designed for very low vehicle speeds which better suit the needs of pedestrians and cyclists. The aim is to change the way streets are used in order to improve quality of life by reducing the dominance of motor traffic. Local authorities are free to install them using powers under the Transport Act 2000 without reference to the Department.</p><p> </p><p>The Home Zones Challenge Fund, set up in April 2001 to encourage the development of home zones in England, funded 59 schemes across 56 authorities. These are listed in the table below. The Department does not hold information on how many other Home Zones are in place, or where they are located, as local authorities do not have to inform the Department when they install them.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Authority</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Scheme location</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Luton</p></td><td><p>Haymarket Green</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Norfolk</p></td><td><p>Cavell Road, Norwich</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Peterborough</p></td><td><p>New England</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Suffolk</p></td><td><p>Cambridge Road, Lowestoft</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Darlington</p></td><td><p>Pateley Moor Crescent</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Gateshead</p></td><td><p>Tyne Park</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Middlesbrough</p></td><td><p>Gresham Area</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North Tyneside</p></td><td><p>The Triangle</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northumberland</p></td><td><p>Cowpen Quay, Blyth</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South Tyneside</p></td><td><p>Cleadon Park</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Blackpool</p></td><td><p>Talbot and Brunswick</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bolton</p></td><td><p>Oldham’s Estate</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bury</p></td><td><p>Aston Estate</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cheshire</p></td><td><p>Egerton Street Area, Chester</p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Lancashire</p></td><td><p>Poulton Area, Morecambe</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South West Area, Burnley</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Liverpool</p></td><td><p>Grafton Street</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Manchester</p></td><td><p>Northmoor Phase 2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Rochdale</p></td><td><p>Wardleworth</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>St Helens</p></td><td><p>Bidston Avenue</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Tameside</p></td><td><p>Ashton West End</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Trafford</p></td><td><p>Addiston Crescent</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Warrington</p></td><td><p>Whitecross</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wigan</p></td><td><p>Browning Street</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wirral</p></td><td><p>Dundonald &amp; Methuen Streets</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East Sussex</p></td><td><p>Town Farm Estate, Hailsham</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Hampshire</p></td><td><p>Castle Grove, Porchester</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Kent</p></td><td><p>Northcourt Estate, Denton</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oxfordshire</p></td><td><p>Saxton Road, Abingdon</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Reading</p></td><td><p>Kingsbridge Road</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Southampton</p></td><td><p>Radcliffe Road</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Surrey</p></td><td><p>Nutley Lane, Reigate</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>West Sussex</p></td><td><p>North West Bognor Regis</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bath &amp; North East Somerset</p></td><td><p>Albert Avenue, Peasedown St John</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bristol</p></td><td><p>Southville</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cornwall</p></td><td><p>North Close Estate, Redruth</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Devon</p></td><td><p>Wonford Estate, Exeter</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Plymouth</p></td><td><p>Morice Town</p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Wiltshire</p></td><td><p>College Community Area, Trowbridge</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Westleigh Area, Warminster</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Birmingham</p></td><td><p>Pitts farm, Erdington</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Staffordshire</p></td><td><p>Silkmore, Stafford Wilmot Drive, Newcastle under Lyme</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Telford and Wrekin</p></td><td><p>West Woodside</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wolverhampton</p></td><td><p>Fordhouses</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Worcestershire</p></td><td><p>Duke of Edinburgh Way, Malvern</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Derby</p></td><td><p>Normanton</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Nottingham</p></td><td><p>Kennington Road Area</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Kingston upon Hull</p></td><td><p>Albany Street</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Kirklees</p></td><td><p>Moorside Estate</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Leeds</p></td><td><p>Littlemoor</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North Lincolnshire</p></td><td><p>Crosby/Frodingham, Scunthorpe</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bromley</p></td><td><p>Rookery Gardens, St Mary Cray</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Camden</p></td><td><p>Lupton Street</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Greenwich</p></td><td><p>Deptford Green</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Haringey</p></td><td><p>Linden Road</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Kingston upon Thames</p></td><td><p>Cavendish Road</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Newham</p></td><td><p>Cranberry Estate</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Southwark</p></td><td><p>Sutherland Square</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>The Department has not made any recent assessment of Home Zones. The design of streets in their care is a matter for local authorities. In recent years there has been a significant step change in attitudes to street design, with the focus increasingly on creating streets that function as places and communities. Home Zones are one tool that can help achieve these aims. We promote this approach more generally through design guidance such as the Manual for Streets.</p><p> </p><p>Although the Government provides maintenance funding to local authorities, the Department provides no specific funding for the maintenance of Home Zones. Local authorities have a duty under Section 41 of the Highways Act 1980 to maintain the highways network in their area. It is for each individual authority to assess which parts of its network are in need of repair and what standards should be applied, based on their local knowledge and circumstances.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
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62770 more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Home Zones 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 Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of establishing more Home Zones. more like this
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-02-06more like thismore than 2017-02-06
star this property answer text <p>Home Zones are residential areas with streets designed for very low vehicle speeds which better suit the needs of pedestrians and cyclists. The aim is to change the way streets are used in order to improve quality of life by reducing the dominance of motor traffic. Local authorities are free to install them using powers under the Transport Act 2000 without reference to the Department.</p><p> </p><p>The Home Zones Challenge Fund, set up in April 2001 to encourage the development of home zones in England, funded 59 schemes across 56 authorities. These are listed in the table below. The Department does not hold information on how many other Home Zones are in place, or where they are located, as local authorities do not have to inform the Department when they install them.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Authority</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Scheme location</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Luton</p></td><td><p>Haymarket Green</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Norfolk</p></td><td><p>Cavell Road, Norwich</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Peterborough</p></td><td><p>New England</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Suffolk</p></td><td><p>Cambridge Road, Lowestoft</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Darlington</p></td><td><p>Pateley Moor Crescent</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Gateshead</p></td><td><p>Tyne Park</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Middlesbrough</p></td><td><p>Gresham Area</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North Tyneside</p></td><td><p>The Triangle</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northumberland</p></td><td><p>Cowpen Quay, Blyth</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South Tyneside</p></td><td><p>Cleadon Park</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Blackpool</p></td><td><p>Talbot and Brunswick</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bolton</p></td><td><p>Oldham’s Estate</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bury</p></td><td><p>Aston Estate</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cheshire</p></td><td><p>Egerton Street Area, Chester</p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Lancashire</p></td><td><p>Poulton Area, Morecambe</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South West Area, Burnley</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Liverpool</p></td><td><p>Grafton Street</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Manchester</p></td><td><p>Northmoor Phase 2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Rochdale</p></td><td><p>Wardleworth</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>St Helens</p></td><td><p>Bidston Avenue</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Tameside</p></td><td><p>Ashton West End</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Trafford</p></td><td><p>Addiston Crescent</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Warrington</p></td><td><p>Whitecross</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wigan</p></td><td><p>Browning Street</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wirral</p></td><td><p>Dundonald &amp; Methuen Streets</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East Sussex</p></td><td><p>Town Farm Estate, Hailsham</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Hampshire</p></td><td><p>Castle Grove, Porchester</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Kent</p></td><td><p>Northcourt Estate, Denton</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oxfordshire</p></td><td><p>Saxton Road, Abingdon</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Reading</p></td><td><p>Kingsbridge Road</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Southampton</p></td><td><p>Radcliffe Road</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Surrey</p></td><td><p>Nutley Lane, Reigate</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>West Sussex</p></td><td><p>North West Bognor Regis</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bath &amp; North East Somerset</p></td><td><p>Albert Avenue, Peasedown St John</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bristol</p></td><td><p>Southville</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cornwall</p></td><td><p>North Close Estate, Redruth</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Devon</p></td><td><p>Wonford Estate, Exeter</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Plymouth</p></td><td><p>Morice Town</p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Wiltshire</p></td><td><p>College Community Area, Trowbridge</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Westleigh Area, Warminster</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Birmingham</p></td><td><p>Pitts farm, Erdington</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Staffordshire</p></td><td><p>Silkmore, Stafford Wilmot Drive, Newcastle under Lyme</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Telford and Wrekin</p></td><td><p>West Woodside</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wolverhampton</p></td><td><p>Fordhouses</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Worcestershire</p></td><td><p>Duke of Edinburgh Way, Malvern</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Derby</p></td><td><p>Normanton</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Nottingham</p></td><td><p>Kennington Road Area</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Kingston upon Hull</p></td><td><p>Albany Street</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Kirklees</p></td><td><p>Moorside Estate</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Leeds</p></td><td><p>Littlemoor</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North Lincolnshire</p></td><td><p>Crosby/Frodingham, Scunthorpe</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bromley</p></td><td><p>Rookery Gardens, St Mary Cray</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Camden</p></td><td><p>Lupton Street</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Greenwich</p></td><td><p>Deptford Green</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Haringey</p></td><td><p>Linden Road</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Kingston upon Thames</p></td><td><p>Cavendish Road</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Newham</p></td><td><p>Cranberry Estate</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Southwark</p></td><td><p>Sutherland Square</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>The Department has not made any recent assessment of Home Zones. The design of streets in their care is a matter for local authorities. In recent years there has been a significant step change in attitudes to street design, with the focus increasingly on creating streets that function as places and communities. Home Zones are one tool that can help achieve these aims. We promote this approach more generally through design guidance such as the Manual for Streets.</p><p> </p><p>Although the Government provides maintenance funding to local authorities, the Department provides no specific funding for the maintenance of Home Zones. Local authorities have a duty under Section 41 of the Highways Act 1980 to maintain the highways network in their area. It is for each individual authority to assess which parts of its network are in need of repair and what standards should be applied, based on their local knowledge and circumstances.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Hospices: Children and Young People more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to provide support to children's hospices which extend their services for young adults. more like this
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-27more like thismore than 2016-10-27
star this property answer text <p>The Department provided grant funding in 2013-16 to Together for Short Lives, the organisation supporting children’s hospices, to support the Transition Taskforce. The Taskforce provides guidance and training that supports good transitions locally between children’s and adult services for those with life-limiting conditions or needing palliative care.</p><p> </p><p>NHS England is continuing to prioritise funding for the children’s hospice grants programme at the current level. NHS England has been engaging with children’s hospices through Together for Short Lives prior to a consultation on the allocation method for the 2017-18 grant.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Warrington South more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-10-21more like thismore than 2016-10-21
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unstar this property hansard heading Hospices: Children more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to formalise the children's hospice grant for 2017-18. more like this
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-27more like thismore than 2016-10-27
star this property answer text <p>The Department provided grant funding in 2013-16 to Together for Short Lives, the organisation supporting children’s hospices, to support the Transition Taskforce. The Taskforce provides guidance and training that supports good transitions locally between children’s and adult services for those with life-limiting conditions or needing palliative care.</p><p> </p><p>NHS England is continuing to prioritise funding for the children’s hospice grants programme at the current level. NHS England has been engaging with children’s hospices through Together for Short Lives prior to a consultation on the allocation method for the 2017-18 grant.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Warrington South more like this
star this property answering member printed David Mowat more like this
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