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1137949
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star this property date less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Disabled Students' Allowances 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, following the combining of the Disabled Students’ Allowance budget for specialist equipment and non-medical helpers in relation to postgraduate students, whether they intend to adopt the same approach in relation to undergraduate students. more like this
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Lord Low of Dalston more like this
star this property uin HL17048 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>The postgraduate Disabled Student’s Allowance (DSA) has always been available as a single allowance since its introduction in academic year 2000/2001. The maximum amount of DSAs available to postgraduate students starting their course in September 2019 or after has been increased from £10,993 a year to £20,000 a year. The department has no plans to merge the 4 DSAs currently available to undergraduate students.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T16:40:03.297Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T16:40:03.297Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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3803
star this property label Biography information for Lord Low of Dalston more like this
1137959
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star this property date less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Whitehall History Publishing 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 whether Whitehall History Publishing still exists; if so, (1) what is its role, and (2) how is it managed and by whom; and if not, who is responsible for the publication of material it previously produced. more like this
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Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank more like this
star this property uin HL17058 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>The Whitehall History Publishing, comprised of several historical branches of government departments and led by the Cabinet Office, produces material on historical matters and themes to meet individual departmental requirements. The next publication is due out in autumn 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T14:55:07.843Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T14:55:07.843Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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940
star this property label Biography information for Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank more like this
1137960
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading History: Publications 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 when they last reviewed the possible resumption of producing official histories. more like this
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Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank more like this
star this property uin HL17059 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>The Government’s official history series is intended to provide authoritative histories in their own right.</p><p>Two volumes of Criminal Justice history were published earlier this year. The next publication is due out in autumn 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T14:55:25.73Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T14:55:25.73Z
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57
star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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940
star this property label Biography information for Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank more like this
1137368
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star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Women's Prisons: Death 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 how many deaths there have been in women's prisons in 2019, broken down by (1) cause, (2) classification, and (3) prison. more like this
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Baroness Corston more like this
star this property uin HL16975 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 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
star this property answer text <p>The table below shows the numbers of deaths in women’s prisons, by classification, up to the end of March 2019. That is the latest date for which figures are available.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Prison</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>self-inflicted</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>homicide</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>natural causes</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>other non-natural</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>awaiting classification</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Askham Grange</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bronzefield</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Downview</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Drake Hall</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Eastwood Park</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East Sutton Park</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Foston Hall</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Low Newton</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>New Hall</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Peterborough (F)</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Send</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Styal</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2019-07-10T15:42:10.697Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T15:42:10.697Z
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4538
star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Corston more like this
1137381
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star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Abdel Moneim Aboul Foutouh 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 representations they intend to make to the government of Egypt about the case for transferring Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh from prison to hospital for urgent medical treatment. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL16988 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>​We have been closely engaged on the case of Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh. Officials raised his case with Egyptian authorities on 4 July in London and on 7 July in Cairo. We will continue to urge the Egyptian authorities to ensure all detainees are treated in accordance with relevant international human right standards and continue to raise the importance of access to medical care.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T15:16:49.46Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T15:16:49.46Z
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4210
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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2018
star this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
1137390
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star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Orkambi 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 whether a date has been set for Vertex pharmaceuticals, NICE and NHS England to convene a further meeting to discuss how the cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi can be made available to patients. more like this
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Baroness Morgan of Huyton more like this
star this property uin HL16997 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>NHS England and NHS Improvement is leading the negotiations with Vertex and has made a revised and improved offer to Vertex that would provide immediate funding for Orkambi and Symkevi in advance of a positive assessment by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), in addition to expanded access to Kalydeco which is already funded by the National Health Service for certain patients. No date has been agreed for a further meeting as of yet, however negotiations are ongoing between Vertex, NHS England and NHS Improvement and NICE.</p><p>Cystic fibrosis can have a devastating effect on the lives of those who suffer from it, and those close to them, and the Government wants to see patients access innovative treatments at a cost-effective price for the NHS. The Government fully supports NICE and NHS England in seeking to ensure access for patients to effective and innovative medicines at a price that represents value to the NHS, and it is not for Ministers to intervene in this process. The Department’s approach remains to strongly urge Vertex to accept NHS England and NHS Improvement’s generous offer, but in the absence of a deal, we have asked NHS England and NHS Improvement to continue to explore all options to ensure patients can access treatments as soon as possible.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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HL16998 more like this
HL16999 more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T10:23:54.303Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T10:23:54.303Z
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4019
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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2168
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Morgan of Huyton more like this
1137391
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star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Orkambi 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 impact of the lack of availability of Orkambi on patients with cystic fibrosis; and what plans they have to discuss this issue with (1) patients, and (2) other interested parties. more like this
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Baroness Morgan of Huyton more like this
star this property uin HL16998 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>NHS England and NHS Improvement is leading the negotiations with Vertex and has made a revised and improved offer to Vertex that would provide immediate funding for Orkambi and Symkevi in advance of a positive assessment by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), in addition to expanded access to Kalydeco which is already funded by the National Health Service for certain patients. No date has been agreed for a further meeting as of yet, however negotiations are ongoing between Vertex, NHS England and NHS Improvement and NICE.</p><p>Cystic fibrosis can have a devastating effect on the lives of those who suffer from it, and those close to them, and the Government wants to see patients access innovative treatments at a cost-effective price for the NHS. The Government fully supports NICE and NHS England in seeking to ensure access for patients to effective and innovative medicines at a price that represents value to the NHS, and it is not for Ministers to intervene in this process. The Department’s approach remains to strongly urge Vertex to accept NHS England and NHS Improvement’s generous offer, but in the absence of a deal, we have asked NHS England and NHS Improvement to continue to explore all options to ensure patients can access treatments as soon as possible.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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HL16997 more like this
HL16999 more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T10:23:54.243Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T10:23:54.243Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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2168
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Morgan of Huyton more like this
1137392
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Orkambi 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 plans the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has to intervene in the ongoing negotiations between Vertex pharmaceuticals, NICE and NHS England on the price of the cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi to ensure that it is made available to patients as soon as possible. more like this
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Baroness Morgan of Huyton more like this
star this property uin HL16999 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>NHS England and NHS Improvement is leading the negotiations with Vertex and has made a revised and improved offer to Vertex that would provide immediate funding for Orkambi and Symkevi in advance of a positive assessment by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), in addition to expanded access to Kalydeco which is already funded by the National Health Service for certain patients. No date has been agreed for a further meeting as of yet, however negotiations are ongoing between Vertex, NHS England and NHS Improvement and NICE.</p><p>Cystic fibrosis can have a devastating effect on the lives of those who suffer from it, and those close to them, and the Government wants to see patients access innovative treatments at a cost-effective price for the NHS. The Government fully supports NICE and NHS England in seeking to ensure access for patients to effective and innovative medicines at a price that represents value to the NHS, and it is not for Ministers to intervene in this process. The Department’s approach remains to strongly urge Vertex to accept NHS England and NHS Improvement’s generous offer, but in the absence of a deal, we have asked NHS England and NHS Improvement to continue to explore all options to ensure patients can access treatments as soon as possible.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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HL16997 more like this
HL16998 more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T10:23:54.35Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T10:23:54.35Z
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4019
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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2168
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Morgan of Huyton more like this
1137397
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Trade Agreements: Mercosur 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 secure a free trade agreement with the Mercosur trade bloc; and whether any such agreement would include measures to support sustainable growth. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL17004 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>We welcome the news of political conclusion between the EU and Mercosur on a Free Trade Agreement. As a global champion of trade, the UK has been a strong advocate for these negotiations. The UK has longstanding positive bilateral relationships with individual Mercosur countries and we look forward to deepening our trading ties as we leave the EU. We will be working with our Mercosur partners to develop our future trade relationship in due course.</p><p> </p><p>The EU-Mercosur agreement contains a number of ambitious provisions on promoting sustainable development. As we leave the EU, and in line with our international obligations, the Government will continue to ensure a high level of protection of the environment and employees in new trade agreements.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T16:52:43.867Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T16:52:43.867Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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1796
star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
1137072
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star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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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
star this property hansard heading Tyres: Safety 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 Earl Howe on 13 June (HL16129), what scientific studies, if any, were the basis for determining that the maximum safe life of a tyre on a heavy goods vehicle or coach is 10 years. more like this
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Earl Attlee more like this
star this property uin HL16936 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 2019-07-12more like thismore than 2019-07-12
star this property answer text <p>The revision to the Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness, introduced on 5 November 2018, included best practice guidance on managing the age of tyres fitted to heavy vehicles. It followed earlier Department for Transport advice, issued to bus and coach operators, in response to expert evidence provided to Her Majesty’s Coroner following the loss of three lives in a road traffic collision in 2012.</p><p> </p><p>In parallel, emerging evidence from Department for Transport research, suggested that age does influence the properties of a tyre. This emerging evidence, together with expert opinion, supported the use of the precautionary principle for the changes to the roadworthiness guidance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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less than 2019-07-12T10:45:38.78Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-12T10:45:38.78Z
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4580
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Attlee more like this
1137073
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star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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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
star this property hansard heading Tyres: Safety 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 statistical risk of a heavy goods vehicle or coach tyre having a "blow out" for each of the first 20 years after manufacture; whether that assessment is based on any scientific study; and if so, what study. more like this
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Earl Attlee more like this
star this property uin HL16937 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>In June 2019 the Department launched a public consultation seeking views on a proposed ban on tyres aged 10 years and older from heavy goods vehicles, heavy trailers, buses, coaches and minibuses.</p><p> </p><p>At the same time, the Department published research that explores the link between age and tyre integrity. Although the research is not statistically conclusive, it suggests that corrosion, which can affect the tyre’s structure, is more likely to be found in older tyres. Investigations into two fatal collisions involving heavy vehicles concluded that tyre failure occurred as a result of structural deterioration due to age.</p><p> </p><p>We are not aware of any scientific studies that specifically explore the statistical risk of tyre blow-outs for heavy goods vehicles or coaches in each year after manufacture.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T11:04:46.55Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T11:04:46.55Z
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4580
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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3425
star this property label Biography information for Earl Attlee more like this
1137074
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star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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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
star this property hansard heading Large Goods Vehicles: Tyres 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 how many heavy goods vehicles that are less than 10 years old have suffered a tyre failure incident on the M25 motorway in the last six-month period for which data are available. more like this
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Earl Attlee more like this
star this property uin HL16938 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-12more like thismore than 2019-07-12
star this property answer text <p>Neither Highways England, nor the Department, hold the detailed statistics requested. However, the Department recently launched a consultation on proposals to ban 10 year old tyres on certain vehicles, such as HGVs. I encourage all interested parties to provide feedback on the consultation.</p><p> </p><p>The Department for Transport remains committed to improving safety on the Strategic Road Network and note that England’s roads are amongst the safest in Europe.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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less than 2019-07-12T10:45:05.75Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-12T10:45:05.75Z
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4580
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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3425
star this property label Biography information for Earl Attlee more like this
1137075
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star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Conflict: Sexual Offences 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 intend to take to include the presence of survivors of sexual violence from conflict zones at the Preventing Sexual Violence In Conflict Initiative Conference in November; and whether the Foreign and Commonwealth Office will liaise with the Home Office to ensure that such people are not prevented from entering the UK to attend that conference. more like this
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Lord Collins of Highbury more like this
star this property uin HL16939 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>​The PSVI conference 'Time For Justice: Putting Survivors First' will take a survivor-centred approach, focusing on tangible next steps and enabling survivors to contribute to policy debates and outcomes. The newly created role of PSVI Survivor Champion will help ensure that survivors' needs, concerns and priorities are at the forefront of our policy and programming, including for the conference.</p><p>The UK Government is working closely with stakeholders, including international survivor networks, to ensure survivors of conflict-related sexual violence from a range of countries and communities are involved in and can attend the PSVI conference on 18-20 November 2019. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is coordinating across Government departments, including with the Home Office, on preparations for the conference. This includes planning on policy deliverables, logistics and attendance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T15:14:27.253Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T15:14:27.253Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Collins of Highbury more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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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
star this property hansard heading Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions 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, if any, of the reasons for the recent fall in sales of low-emission vehicles. more like this
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
star this property uin HL16947 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 2019-07-12more like thismore than 2019-07-12
star this property answer text <p>So far in 2019, sales of battery electric vehicles have increased significantly, up by 60% over the same period in 2018. Our Road to Zero Strategy sets out a clear pathway to zero emissions, to give clarity and certainty to both industry and motorists. In 2018 the UK was the second largest market for ultra-low emission vehicles in the EU. The UK is also global leader in the development and manufacture of electric vehicles; in 2018 a fifth of battery electric cars sold in Europe were made in the UK.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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less than 2019-07-12T10:56:58.58Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-12T10:56:58.58Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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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
star this property hansard heading Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions 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 plans they have, if any, to introduce long-term incentives to increase sales of low-emission vehicles to help meet carbon reduction targets. more like this
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
star this property uin HL16948 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 2019-07-12more like thismore than 2019-07-12
star this property answer text <p>Government grants for plug-in cars, vans, taxis and motorcycles will be available until at least 2020, reducing the upfront purchase price of electric vehicles. The plug-in car grant was first introduced in 2011 and the other schemes in the years since. Purchasers of ultra-low-emission vehicles also receive other benefits, including lower tax rates and grants towards the installation of charge-points. A number of local authorities also provide additional incentives, such as free parking or exemption from the congestion charge. We stated in our Road to Zero strategy that consumer incentives in some form will continue to play a role beyond 2020. We also set out ambitions for the uptake of ultra-low-emission vehicles in the UK. We remain on track to meet these ambitions and will review progress by 2025.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, as announced this week, to accelerate the shift to zero-emission cars, all zero-emission models will pay no company car tax in 2020-21, 1% in 2021-22 before returning to the planned 2% rate in 2022-23 – a significant tax saving for employees and employers.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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less than 2019-07-12T10:56:28.65Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-12T10:56:28.65Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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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
star this property hansard heading Electric Vehicles: Sales more like this
unstar this property house id 2 remove filter
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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 the Society of Motor Manufacturers’ statement that the Government's decision to abolish the Plug-in Car Grant three weeks early at the end of 2018 has caused a reduction in sales of low-emission vehicles. more like this
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
star this property uin HL16949 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 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
star this property answer text <p>The Government has not abolished the Plug-in car Grant (PiCG). The plug-in car grant continues to provide £3,500 to support the cleanest vehicles and will continue to exist in some form until at least 2020.</p><p> </p><p>The PiCG was introduced in 2011 to support the early market for ultra-low emission vehicles. Through the PiCG we have supported the purchase of over 200,000 plug-in vehicles, including around 100,000 plug-in hybrid vehicles. Last year, in light of increased demand and decreasing prices, we reviewed the PiCG to focus on the cleanest vehicles. While sales of plug-in hybrids have decreased since the grant was reviewed, sales of zero emission cars are up by more than 60% in 2019, than for the same period in 2018. Overall, sales of all alternatively-fuelled cars have increased this year, compared to the same period last year.</p><p> </p><p>The Government’s ambition is for the UK to be a world leader in zero emission vehicles. We are investing nearly £1.5bn‎ between April 2015 and March 2021. The Government’s Road to Zero strategy was published last year and details how this funding is providing grants for plug-in cars, vans, lorries, buses, taxis and motorcycles, as well as schemes to support charge point infrastructure at homes, workplaces and on residential streets.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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less than 2019-07-10T13:34:47.033Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T13:34:47.033Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Offences against Children: Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property house id 2 remove filter
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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 reply by Lord Duncan of Springbank on 20 June (HL Deb, col 835), whether the issues relating to institutional child abuse in Northern Ireland have been resolved; and if so, when legislation will be introduced to provide compensation for the victims and their families. more like this
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Lord Lexden more like this
star this property uin HL16953 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland has made it very clear that she is determined to see redress for victims of historical institutional abuse as soon as possible. That is why she asked the NI parties to assist her in critical decisions that needed to be taken with regard to the redress scheme and other matters.</p><p> </p><p>The parties addressed those outstanding issues, and the Executive Office is currently working with the Office of <ins class="ministerial">the</ins> Legislative <del class="ministerial">Council </del> <ins class="ministerial">Counsel</ins> to redraft the legislation in light of the parties’ recommendations.</p><p> </p><p>When the legislation has been revised, the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland will consider the best way forward and the next steps as a matter of urgency.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-07-10T11:29:14.49Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T11:29:14.49Z
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less than 2019-07-15T15:11:28.123Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T15:11:28.123Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Lexden more like this
1137090
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Students: Disability more like this
unstar this property house id 2 remove filter
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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 plans they have to publish the results of the Student Loans Company Assistive Technology Equipment and Training Tender. more like this
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Lord Low of Dalston more like this
star this property uin HL16954 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 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
star this property answer text <p>An invitation to tender will be released shortly by the Student Loans Company, who are responsible for the tendering process. The result of this process will be published in the autumn of this year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2019-07-11T16:39:42.327Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-11T16:39:42.327Z
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star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Low of Dalston more like this
1137091
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Legislation 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 how many post-legislative reviews by Government departments have been completed and published since 1 January 2018; and in what form they were published. more like this
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Lord Norton of Louth more like this
star this property uin HL16955 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>Effective post-legislative scrutiny is fundamental to driving up standards of legislation. The Government is committed to providing Parliament with information to assist in this vital role through the submission of a memorandum to the relevant departmental select committee with a preliminary assessment of how the act has worked in practice within five years of Royal Assent.</p><p>The Government does not centrally hold information on the post-legislative reviews completed by Departments and published since 1 January 2018; the optimum moment for post legislative memoranda to be submitted is a matter for individual departments in discussion with the relevant departmental select committee. Memoranda are laid before Parliament as command papers and published on gov.uk. It is of course for the relevant committee to decide whether it wishes to conduct further post-legislative scrutiny but the Government would welcome further scrutiny of these memoranda.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T14:56:10.357Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T14:56:10.357Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Norton of Louth more like this
1137092
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Prescriptions: Fees and Charges 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 answer by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford on 3 July (HL Deb, col 1435), what assessment they have made of the finding of the House of Commons Health Committee in its report NHS Charges (HC815–1), published on 18 July 2006, that the list of exemptions for prescription charges was “inconsistent and anomalous”; and what plans they have, in any future meetings with Asthma UK, to discuss the current list of exemptions for prescription charges in regard to those who have asthma. more like this
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Lord Rennard more like this
star this property uin HL16956 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>The Department has made no formal assessment of the finding of the House of Commons Health Committee in its report NHS Charges (HC815–1), published on 18 July 2006, that the list of exemptions for prescription charges was “inconsistent and anomalous”. The Department has no current plans to review the existing National Health Service prescription charging exemption arrangements.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T11:04:01.967Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T11:04:01.967Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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2484
star this property label Biography information for Lord Rennard more like this
1137093
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Prescriptions: Fees and Charges 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 representations they have received about prescription charges for people with lifetime health conditions in the last two years; whether they record the health conditions each such representation related to; and how many people in England they estimate are subject to prescription charges for such conditions. more like this
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Lord Rennard more like this
star this property uin HL16957 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>We have received a number of representations from Parliamentarians, stakeholders, individuals and other interested parties on prescription exemptions for people with long term health conditions. Whether any specific health condition was mentioned in each such representation is not recorded centrally and to obtain this information would incur disproportionate cost. Furthermore, the Department has made no estimate of the number of people in England that are subject to prescription exemptions for such conditions. However, around 89% of National Health Service prescription items are dispensed in the community free of charge.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T10:26:15.303Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T10:26:15.303Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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2484
star this property label Biography information for Lord Rennard more like this
1137094
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Prescriptions: Fees and Charges more like this
unstar this property house id 2 remove filter
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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 estimate they have made, if any, of the annual cost to the NHS of providing free prescriptions to those with (1) asthma, and (2) long-term health conditions. more like this
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Lord Rennard more like this
star this property uin HL16958 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>The Department has made no such estimate. Extensive arrangements are already in place to help people access National Health Service prescriptions. These include a broad range of NHS prescription charge exemptions.</p><p>To support those with greatest need who do not qualify for an exemption, cost of the prescription pre-payment certificates were frozen for another year. A holder of a 12-month certificate can get all the prescriptions they need for just £2 per week.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T10:26:36.47Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T10:26:36.47Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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2484
star this property label Biography information for Lord Rennard more like this
1137095
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Prescriptions: Fees and Charges more like this
unstar this property house id 2 remove filter
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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 how much it costs NHS England annually to (1) collect payments for free prescriptions, (2) administer the system of medical exemption certificates, and (3) provide prescription prepayment certificates. more like this
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Lord Rennard more like this
star this property uin HL16959 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>NHS England and NHS Improvement do not collect any payment for free prescriptions.</p><p>The costs to administer the system of medical exemption certificates is around £1 million. The costs to provide prescription prepayment certificates is around £4.8 million. These figures have been provided by the NHS Business Services Authority and are for the financial period 2018/19.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T11:02:36.027Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T11:02:36.027Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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2484
star this property label Biography information for Lord Rennard more like this
1137096
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Prescriptions: Fees and Charges more like this
unstar this property house id 2 remove filter
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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 any savings made by the NHS in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland as a result of not charging for prescriptions. more like this
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Lord Rennard more like this
star this property uin HL16960 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>The Department has made no such assessment. All issues relating to healthcare provision are a matter for the devolved administrations.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T10:49:05.263Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T10:49:05.263Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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2484
star this property label Biography information for Lord Rennard more like this
1137097
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Prescriptions: Fees and Charges more like this
unstar this property house id 2 remove filter
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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 estimate they have made of the annual cost to NHS England of GP appointments and hospital admissions arising from people with asthma and other long-term health conditions who do not take prescription medications because they cannot afford them. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Rennard more like this
star this property uin HL16961 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>The Department has made no such estimate. Extensive arrangements are already in place to help people access National Health Service prescriptions. These include a broad range of NHS prescription charge exemptions, for which someone with asthma and other long-term health conditions may qualify.</p><p>To support those with greatest need who do not qualify for an exemption, cost of the prescription pre-payment certificates were frozen for another year. A holder of a 12-month certificate can get all the prescriptions they need for just £2 per week.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T10:54:56.927Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T10:54:56.927Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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2484
star this property label Biography information for Lord Rennard more like this
1137103
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Marriage: Humanism more like this
unstar this property house id 2 remove filter
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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 whether they will grant legal recognition to humanist marriages; and if not, what are the reasons for not doing so. more like this
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Baroness Whitaker more like this
star this property uin HL16967 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 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
star this property answer text <p>The Law Commission review that the Government announced last month is a fundamental review of the law on how and where people can legally marry in England and Wales. As part of that review, we have invited the Law Commission to make recommendations about how marriage by humanist and other non-religious belief organisations could be incorporated into a revised or new scheme for all marriages that is simple, fair and consistent. The Government will decide on provision on the basis of the Law Commission’s recommendations.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2019-07-10T16:39:53.993Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T16:39:53.993Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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2510
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Whitaker more like this
1136745
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Homelessness more like this
unstar this property house id 2 remove filter
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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 ensure adequate and sustainable funding to prevent homelessness in the long term. more like this
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Lord Beecham more like this
star this property uin HL16895 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 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to reducing homelessness and rough sleeping. No one should ever have to sleep rough. That is why last summer we published the cross-government Rough Sleeping Strategy. This sets out an ambitious £100 million package to help people who sleep rough now, but also puts in place the structures that will end rough sleeping once and for all. The Government has now committed over £1.2 billion to tackle homelessness and rough sleeping over the spending review period. This year, Rough Sleeping Initiative investment totals £46 million and has been allocated to 246 areas – providing funding for an estimated 750 additional staff and over 2,600 bed spaces.</p><p>The Chancellor has said that there will be a Spending Review this year, and the Government will be looking at long term funding for homelessness and rough sleeping services as part of that. We have made very clear that homelessness and rough sleeping is a key priority for the Government. We are working with other Government departments to assess what more can be done to combat rough sleeping and wider homelessness. This work is being overseen by the Ministerial Rough Sleeping and Homelessness Reduction Taskforce which includes HM Treasury and will play an important part of our preparations for the forthcoming Spending Review.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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less than 2019-07-10T13:30:45.447Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T13:30:45.447Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Beecham more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Television: Licensing 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 plans they have to provide additional support to Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunal Service in order to deal with any increase in cases of non-payment of TV licences by vulnerable defendants over the age of 75 from June 2020. more like this
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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
star this property uin HL16902 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 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
star this property answer text <p>Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service has not made any specific arrangements for any potential increase in non-payment prosecutions for TV licences from June 2020. If required, to meet any emerging demand, Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service will deploy its planning and allocation processes to allow for resource adjustment or reallocation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2019-07-11T13:29:15.793Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-11T13:29:15.793Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Television: Licensing 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 whether they have made any estimate of the number of prosecutions of people over the age of 75 that may arise from non-payment of TV licences from June 2020. more like this
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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
star this property uin HL16903 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 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
star this property answer text <p>No estimate has been made as to the potential increase in prosecutions for non-payment of TV licences from June 2020</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2019-07-11T13:29:26.363Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-11T13:29:26.363Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
1136759
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Government Departments: Bain and Company 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 how many consultancy contracts they have with Bain &amp; Company, broken down by each government department. more like this
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Lord Hain more like this
star this property uin HL16909 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>In order to enable government departments to quickly secure resource for critical work on preparations and implementation of EU exit at pace, the Cabinet Office have put in place a set of contracts for all government departments to access. This includes a contract with Bain and Co. The contracts have been published on contracts finder and spend under this arrangement is published monthly on GOV.UK titled ‘Central EU Exit Consultancy’.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL16910 more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T14:53:31.09Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T14:53:31.09Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Hain more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Government Departments: Bain and Company 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 whether any government department has used Bain &amp; Company for any consultancy or advisory work since 2010. more like this
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Lord Hain more like this
star this property uin HL16910 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>In order to enable government departments to quickly secure resource for critical work on preparations and implementation of EU exit at pace, the Cabinet Office have put in place a set of contracts for all government departments to access. This includes a contract with Bain and Co. The contracts have been published on contracts finder and spend under this arrangement is published monthly on GOV.UK titled ‘Central EU Exit Consultancy’.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL16909 more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T14:53:31.01Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T14:53:31.01Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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567
star this property label Biography information for Lord Hain more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Government Departments: Bain and Company 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 consideration, if any, they have given to the probity and quality of Bain &amp; Company's consultancy work for the South African Revenue Service in regard to any work by that consultancy for government departments. more like this
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Lord Hain more like this
star this property uin HL16911 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>The Government is aware of this situation and is monitoring it. Assessments on the probity and quality of work on individual UK Government contracts are undertaken on a department by department basis.</p><p>A UK Government department seeking bids for contracts covered by the Public Contracts Regulations would need to follow the rules on exclusions as defined within Regulation 57.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T14:54:50.023Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T14:54:50.023Z
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