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star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property hansard heading Tourism 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 recent steps they have taken to address the decline in inbound tourists' spending in 2018. more like this
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Baroness Doocey more like this
star this property uin HL17247 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>2017 was a record breaking year for inbound visits and spend. 2018 saw the second highest figures on record. We want tourism to continue to thrive and will continue to work closely with the tourism sector to ensure this happens as we leave the EU.</p><p> </p><p>The recently published Tourism Sector Deal demonstrates that both Government and industry are committed to growing our tourism sector, through improving workforce skills, improving our international offer for disabled visitors, developing the concept of Tourism Zones to provide targeted support for specific areas and increasing investment in accommodation across the country.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T11:27:01.87Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T11:27:01.87Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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4197
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
1146931
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star this property date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property hansard heading Voluntary Work: Ombudsman Service 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, if any, they have to establish an Ombudsman, in partnership with the voluntary sector, to investigate matters of concern raised by volunteers into the operation of individual voluntary organisations, including provisions for mediation where disputes are unresolved. more like this
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Lord Carlile of Berriew more like this
star this property uin HL17905 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p><em>It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.</em></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T15:56:41.73Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T15:56:41.73Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Carlile of Berriew more like this
1148438
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star this property date less than 2019-10-07more like thismore than 2019-10-07
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property hansard heading Musical Instruments: Customs 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 ATA Carnets would be required for musicians who are travelling to perform in multiple EU countries in the event of a no-deal Brexit with regard to their musical instruments which are being transported either as (1) hand luggage, or (2) in trucks. more like this
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Lord Black of Brentwood more like this
star this property uin HL18041 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p><em>It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.</em></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T15:50:21.823Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T15:50:21.823Z
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4703
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Black of Brentwood more like this
1133777
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star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property hansard heading Loneliness 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 appropriateness of the language used for different cultural and linguistic groups in measuring loneliness in their loneliness strategy. more like this
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Lord Boateng more like this
star this property uin HL16528 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
star this property answer text <p>A national loneliness measure was announced in October 2018 as part of the loneliness strategy.</p><p> </p><p>The Office for National Statistics (ONS) undertook a programme of scoping work to recommend a way of measuring loneliness which would work for people of different ages and backgrounds, including how different loneliness measures compare for use with diverse ethnic groups, including those with limited English.</p><p> </p><p>ONS’s final recommendation of using both direct and indirect measures of loneliness where possible is an approach currently taken by the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing and the Understanding Society study. The recommended measures are well-tested across different surveys and demographics.</p><p> </p><p>ONS worked with the Loneliness Technical Advisory Group to identify a range of criteria regarding the design, sample and geographical coverage of the surveys in which the measure will be included, to build opportunities to improve understanding of differences between ethnic groups.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2019-07-02T15:56:19.253Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-02T15:56:19.253Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Boateng more like this
1146739
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star this property date less than 2019-09-26more like thismore than 2019-09-26
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property hansard heading Social Media: Advertising 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 they have to ensure that social media companies use image recognition software to identify and block the advertising of illegal drugs. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL17880 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>A robust law enforcement response is a fundamental part of the government's drug strategy and we are taking coordinated action to tackle illegal drugs alongside associated criminal activity. Law enforcement agencies continue to work with internet service providers to shut down UK-based websites found to be committing offences such as selling drugs controlled under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.</p><p> </p><p>The government has been clear that more needs to be done to tackle online harms, including sale of illegal goods. That is why the Government published the Online Harms White Paper, which sets out our plans for world-leading legislation to make the UK the safest place in the world to be online and hold companies to account for tackling a wide range of online harms.</p><p> </p><p>In February this year, the government also announced its intention to review how online advertising is regulated in the UK, looking at how well the current regime is equipped to tackle the challenges posed by technological developments seen in online advertising.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T16:29:14.04Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T16:29:14.04Z
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4703
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property hansard heading Tourism: Young People more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the role of youth travel in growing the UK tourism industry. more like this
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Baroness Doocey more like this
star this property uin HL17340 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-05more like thismore than 2019-08-05
star this property answer text <p>According to VisitBritain research, the UK received 12.1m visits from people aged between 16-34, who spent £7.2bn while they were here in 2018. On average they spent approximately 8 nights in the UK during their stay.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>With 63% of inbound travellers to the UK being return visitors, the youth travel market can be important for supporting long-term tourism growth.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-08-05T11:55:25.76Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-05T11:55:25.76Z
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4703
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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4197
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
1141954
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star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property hansard heading Artificial Intelligence: Business 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 encourage more UK companies to automate decision-making through artificial intelligence technology. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL17498 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>Artificial intelligence and automation present enormous opportunities for our economy. Some studies suggest that artificial intelligence could add 10% to the UK GDP by 2030. Other studies highlight the benefits that artificial intelligence and automation could bring to specific sectors.</p><p> </p><p>For example, the independent “Made Smarter” review, published in October 2017, estimated that digital technologies, such as robotics, artificial intelligence, and additive manufacturing, could add £455bn to the UK manufacturing economy over the next decade.</p><p> </p><p>For that reason, under our modern Industrial Strategy, we have taken the following steps to support automation where and when it is appropriate and is for the betterment of society:</p><p> </p><ul><li>£558m of the £1.7bn Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund is related to automation;</li><li>Investment across UKRI partners for robotics, autonomous systems and AI for physical systems since 2014 totals £366m and has attracted a further £153m leverage from private sector or other public bodies;<br></li><li>The AI Sector Deal, published in April 2018, is worth up to£950m and is already delivering pioneering skills and data initiatives to create the jobs and markets of tomorrow; <br></li><li>Government is backing Made Smarter as our key industrial digitalisation programme, including through up to £121m investment into the Made Smarter digital manufacturing challenge to increase manufacturing productivity by up to 30%;</li><ul><li>In addition, Government is investing £20m into the Made Smarter North West pilot for adoption of digital technology, which includes robotics and automation;</li><li>Growth Hubs provide an important one stop shop for businesses seeking to improve their productivity. The £20m Made Smarter North-West Pilots will engage 3,000 SME manufacturers across the north west to improve their productivity, administered through Growth Hubs; and <br></li></ul><li>The UK’s Catapult network helps bridge the gap between businesses and the expertise of the UK’s world-class research in automation. In August 2018, Government committed a further £780m over the next 5 years, which will be match funded with over £1.5bn in industry R&amp;D.</li></ul><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T12:13:54.157Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T12:13:54.157Z
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4703
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property hansard heading Arts: Loneliness 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 progress they have made, as part of their loneliness strategy, with Arts Council England to use the new loneliness measure across relevant projects and programmes. more like this
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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
star this property uin HL16537 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
star this property answer text <p>Arts Council England (ACE) has been in close contact with DCMS through the development of the Loneliness Strategy, including the development of the new loneliness measure; and has incorporated the measure into current thinking for the evaluation of relevant future programmes that may emerge, as the organisation finalises its new ten-year strategy (due to be launched in 2020).</p><p> </p><p>This is further informed by ACE’s participation in the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Conceptual Review of Loneliness, and also links to recent work, led by HOME Manchester, on how the creative and cultural sectors respond to the need to evidence the social impact of their activities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2019-07-02T15:31:05.637Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-02T15:31:05.637Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property hansard heading Tourist Attractions: Low Incomes 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 recent steps they have taken to review the affordability of major tourist attractions for children from lower income families. more like this
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Baroness Doocey more like this
star this property uin HL17394 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-05more like thismore than 2019-08-05
star this property answer text <p>As part of the recently launched Tourism Sector Deal, the Government committed to making the UK Europe’s most accessible tourism destination by 2025. As we develop our policies in this area, we will consider our policy around this.</p><p> </p><p>The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions ranked seven DCMS-sponsored museums, free to enter for all, amongst the nation’s top ten most visited attractions in 2018. All fifteen DCMS-sponsored museums run extensive outreach programmes for schools and young people, with free activities timed to coincide with school summer holidays.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-08-05T12:00:22.913Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-05T12:00:22.913Z
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4703
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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4197
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
1141160
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property hansard heading VisitBritain and VisitEngland: Finance 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 return amount from the grant-in-aid investments in (1) VisitBritian, and (2) VisitEngland, by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in each of the last two years. more like this
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Baroness Doocey more like this
star this property uin HL17343 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-05more like thismore than 2019-08-05
star this property answer text <p>British Tourist Authority analysis suggests they generated £1,055m in 2017-18, equating to a return on investment of 25:1. This is an increase on £867m in 2016-17, which equates to a return on investment of 20:1. They are unable to provide a return on investment estimate for VisitEngland or VisitBritain activity specifically.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-08-05T11:59:47.097Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-05T11:59:47.097Z
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4703
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this