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star this property date less than 2016-12-13more like thismore than 2016-12-13
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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
star this property hansard heading Trading Standards 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 have they made of the adequacy of the powers of trading standards officers. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL4107 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-12-20more like thismore than 2016-12-20
unstar this property answer text <p>The Consumer Rights Act (CRA) came into force 1<sup>st</sup> October 2015. The act has given Trading Standards Officers (TSOs) greater flexibility to respond to breaches of consumer law, such as seeking redress for consumers who have suffered harm.</p><p> </p><p>TSOs have a range of additional powers dependent upon the legislation they are enforcing. These include the power to require traders to produce documents relating to their business and powers to seize and detain goods and documents in certain circumstances.</p><p> </p><p>Following responses to a Call for Evidence run in spring 2016 on Terms and Conditions and Civil Enforcement, the Department is considereing the strength of Local Authority Trading Standards Services’ powers in enforcing consumer protection law such as that on unfair contract terms. The department will publish their response to this Call for Evidence in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2016-12-20T13:55:30.683Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-20T13:55:30.683Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-01-26more like thismore than 2017-01-26
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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
star this property hansard heading Sizewell C Power Station 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 when they expect to make a decision as to whether to proceed with the second nuclear power station in a generation at Sizewell. more like this
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Lord Marlesford more like this
star this property uin HL5048 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-02-09more like thismore than 2017-02-09
unstar this property answer text <p>The timetable for the development of Sizewell C is a matter for the developer EDF Energy. EDF Energy is currently consulting publicly on its proposals for this site.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-02-09T14:51:44.427Zmore like thismore than 2017-02-09T14:51:44.427Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Marlesford more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-30more like thismore than 2017-03-30
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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
star this property hansard heading Employment more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the cumulative effect of changes to laws and regulations relating to employment on (1) small and medium-sized enterprises, (2) charities, and (3) churches. more like this
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Lord Mawson more like this
star this property uin HL6475 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-04-07more like thismore than 2017-04-07
unstar this property answer text <p>All such legislation and its associated impacts can be found on the Legislation.gov.uk website. Individual impact assessments will detail the expected impacts including, where relevant, those accruing to charities and churches. A Small and Micro Business Assessment is also mandatory within an impact assessment for most domestic measures that regulate business and come into force after 31 March 2014.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-04-07T13:30:32.297Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-07T13:30:32.297Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mawson more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-02-25more like thismore than 2015-02-25
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Higher Education: Research 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 was the estimated cost to universities and other higher education providers, and the total estimated cost to the public purse, of the Research Excellence Framework 2014; and what alternative methods of delivering value for money were considered and tested. more like this
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Lord Norton of Louth more like this
star this property uin HL5208 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-16more like thismore than 2015-03-16
unstar this property answer text <p>The Research Excellence Framework (REF) was undertaken by the four higher education funding bodies for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. REF 2014 was managed by the REF team based at the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) on behalf of these bodies. An independent evaluation of the costs of the REF 2014, commissioned by HEFCE will be published later this year.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2015-03-16T16:59:26.22Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-16T16:59:26.22Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Norton of Louth more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-17more like thismore than 2015-11-17
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Higher Education 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 when they intend to bring forward any legislative proposals, following the current consultation, to give effect to the green paper on higher education <i>Fulfilling our Potential</i>. more like this
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Lord Smith of Finsbury more like this
star this property uin HL3661 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-01more like thismore than 2015-12-01
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government’s consultation on the higher education green paper, <em>Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice</em>, closes on 15 January 2016. The Government will issue its response No decisions have yet been taken on the proposals in the green paper or how they would be implemented.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Evans of Bowes Park more like this
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less than 2015-12-01T16:42:34.803Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-01T16:42:34.803Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Evans of Bowes Park more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Smith of Finsbury more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2015-12-10more like thismore than 2015-12-10
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Foreign Investment in UK 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 practical actions they are taking to promote and encourage inward investment into the Lower Lea Valley. more like this
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Lord Mawson more like this
star this property uin HL4481 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-01-12more like thismore than 2016-01-12
unstar this property answer text <p>UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) has overall responsibility for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) into the UK. For investors with an interest in London it shares leads with London &amp; Partners (London’s promotional organisation) to land those investors here in what is a very competitive international market for FDI.</p><br /><p>The Mayor of London is also responsible for attracting FDI into London and as such London &amp; Partners also generates its own leads.</p><br /><p>As part of its ‘UK First’ approach to attracting inward investment, UKTI actively supports these efforts and those of London Councils, including those that cover the Lower Lea Valley.</p><br /> <br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Maude of Horsham more like this
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less than 2016-01-12T12:22:12.557Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-12T12:22:12.557Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Maude of Horsham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mawson more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2015-12-10more like thismore than 2015-12-10
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Property Development: Greater London 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 steps they are taking to connect the building developments in East London Tech City with the developments in the Lower Lea Valley. more like this
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Lord Mawson more like this
star this property uin HL4482 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-01-20more like thismore than 2016-01-20
unstar this property answer text <p>The Mayor of London is responsible for economic development in London, as well as housing policy and delivery and strategic planning. These responsibilities come together through the statutory London Plan. Thus it is for the Mayor and the Greater London Authority, working with the relevant London boroughs, to make the most of the important opportunities provided by the developments in East London Tech City and the Lower Lea Valley.</p><br /> <br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Maude of Horsham more like this
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less than 2016-01-20T17:24:35.7Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-20T17:24:35.7Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Maude of Horsham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mawson more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2016-02-22more like thismore than 2016-02-22
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Migrant Workers: Universities 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 estimate they have made of the cost to UK universities of implementing the Immigration Skills Charge for non-EU workers recruited through the Tier 2 Visa Route, as proposed in Clause 55 of the Immigration Bill, and of the charges recommended by the Migration Advisory Committee. more like this
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Lord Smith of Finsbury more like this
star this property uin HL6312 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-03-02more like thismore than 2016-03-02
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government has not estimated the cost to UK universities of implementing the Immigration Skills Charge. The cost will depend on the rate set and the Government is considering carefully the Migration Advisory Committee’s recommendations on rate and scope. Evidence about the likely impact of different rates on different types of organisation, including universities, will be taken into account in our considerations.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Evans of Bowes Park more like this
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less than 2016-03-02T15:11:25.75Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-02T15:11:25.75Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Evans of Bowes Park more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Smith of Finsbury more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-11-10more like thismore than 2014-11-10
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar 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 Local Government: Mutual Societies 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 action are they taking to support the establishment of mutuals in local government. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL2801 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-17more like thismore than 2014-11-17
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to helping public sector staff take control of the services they deliver. The Cabinet Office Mutual Support Programme (MSP) provides £10m in funding to deliver guidance and support to employee controlled services and organisations.</p><p> </p><p>There are now 101 cross-sector public service mutuals across England, delivering over £1.5bn of public services.</p><p> </p><p>More information on the support available through the Cabinet Office Mutuals Programme can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/mutuals</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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less than 2014-11-17T12:36:27.153Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-17T12:36:27.153Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-11-11more like thismore than 2014-11-11
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar 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 Electoral Register 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 powers local authorities possess to improve the accuracy of the register of electors in their own locality. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL2822 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-18more like thismore than 2014-11-18
unstar this property answer text <p>Local authorities in Great Britain are required to appoint and fund Electoral Registration Officers (EROs), who are legally distinct from the authority which appoints them. The role and powers of EROs is set out in statute. They are responsible for compiling and maintaining registers of electors for their areas.</p><p> </p><p>Electoral registration in Northern Ireland is the responsibility of the Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL2823 more like this
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less than 2014-11-18T16:29:47.78Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-18T16:29:47.78Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this