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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-09more like thismore than 2014-04-09
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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 house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, for what reasons local authorities are inspected by Ofsted separately from schools maintained by local authorities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 196164 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 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
star this property answer text <p>The Chief Inspector has powers to carry out an inspection of the performance of a particular local authority function as set out in Section 136(1)(b) of the Education and Inspections Act 2006. Specifically, he can use this power to inspect how well the local authority is fulfilling its general duty to promote high standards and fulfilment by every child of their educational potential as set out in Section 13A of the Education Act 1996.</p><p> </p><p>These powers are separate from his powers and duties in relation to the inspection of individual schools which are set out in Section 5 and Section 8 of the Education Act 2005. Section 5 requires Her Majesty's Chief Inspector to inspect individual schools at prescribed intervals, and Section 8 Education Act 2005, contains a general power which enables the Chief Inspector to call for the inspection of a school in circumstances where he is not required to inspect.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-30more like thismore than 2014-04-30
star this property answering body
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 house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answers of 29 April 2014, Official Report, columns 559-60W and column 560W, on schools: inspections, for what reason local authorities are inspected separately from schools maintained by local authorities but academies are not inspected separately from the head offices of academy chains. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 197382 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 2014-05-13more like thismore than 2014-05-13
star this property answer text <p>Ofsted can inspect local authorities to see whether they are fulfilling a number of statutory duties. Academy head offices do not have the same statutory duties. However, Ofsted already inspects academy chains through batched inspections. It has recently undertaken focused inspections of academies within E-ACT multi-academy trust, and has previously inspected a group of academies within the AET chain.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-05-13T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-13T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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4061
star this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
786893
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-10more like thismore than 2017-11-10
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Animal Experiments: Cosmetics more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans she has to table a resolution to the UN to establish an ad hoc committee to develop an international agreement for the barring of animal testing for cosmetics. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 112437 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-15more like thismore than 2017-11-15
star this property answer text <p>The Government currently has no plans to table a resolution to the United Nations to establish an ad hoc committee to develop an international agreement for the barring of animal testing for cosmetics.</p><p>The UK was the first country in the world to ban cosmetics being tested on animals. We are keen to share our knowledge and best practice globally to support the ending of cosmetics testing on animals in favour of non-animal alternatives.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre and Preston North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Ben Wallace more like this
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less than 2017-11-15T17:31:24.017Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-15T17:31:24.017Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Ben Wallace more like this
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4061
star this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
794441
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-23more like thismore than 2017-11-23
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Exports more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, for what reason the figures in the Red Book, published on 22 November show growth in exports of goods and services in the UK falling from 3.4% in 2018 to 0.1% in 2020. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 115414 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-28more like thismore than 2017-11-28
star this property answer text <p>The Budget takes its trade projections from the Office for Budget Responsibility’s (OBR) autumn forecast. Details of the OBR’s forecast can be found in its Economic and Fiscal Outlook for November 2017. As the OBR stresses, there is considerable uncertainty around these forecasts.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Garnier more like this
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less than 2017-11-28T13:13:32.773Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-28T13:13:32.773Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Garnier more like this
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4061
star this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
794443
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-23more like thismore than 2017-11-23
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Small Businesses more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to his Oral Answer on 23 November 2017, what criteria he used to locate staff from the Export Hub on Small Business Saturday. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 115416 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 2017-11-28more like thismore than 2017-11-28
star this property answer text <p>The Export Hub is invited to locations across the UK, and has so far visited 23<ins class="ministerial">1</ins><del class="ministerial">5</del> sites. Any Member of Parliament is able to request for the Export Hub to visit their constituency.</p><p>The logistics for managing the Export Hub is contracted through an external company.</p><p>Many cross-party MPs have spoken highly of the work of the Export Hub at the Department for International Trade’s (DIT) Monthly MPs Briefings which the DIT Ministerial team hosts.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Garnier more like this
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less than 2017-11-28T17:55:44.77Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-28T17:55:44.77Z
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less than 2017-11-30T11:52:32.87Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-30T11:52:32.87Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Garnier more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Garnier more like this
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Garnier more like this
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4061
star this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
794442
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-23more like thismore than 2017-11-23
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Department for International Trade: Public Expenditure more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to his oral Answer on 23 November, what discussion he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the additional funding for his Department following the Autumn Budget 2017 and how many additional staff he plans to recruit as a result of that additional funding. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 115415 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-01more like thismore than 2017-12-01
star this property answer text <p>As the Chancellor announced in Budget, a further £3 billion has been set aside for Brexit preparations over the next two years, and the Department will work with HM Treasury, to ensure it receives the additional funding it needs in 2018-19. The number of additional staff recruited will be agreed as part of this process.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Garnier more like this
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less than 2017-12-01T13:30:11.61Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-01T13:30:11.61Z
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4074
star this property label Biography information for Mark Garnier more like this
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4061
star this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
794570
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-23more like thismore than 2017-11-23
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Antidumping Duties more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to his oral contribution on 23 November, what representations he has received from business organisations on the application of the lesser duty rule after the UK has left the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 115543 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-04more like thismore than 2017-12-04
star this property answer text <p>I refer the Hon Member for Sefton Central to the answer I gave to the Hon Member for Stoke-on-Trent Central today, UIN: 115256.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Garnier more like this
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less than 2017-12-04T11:24:22.053Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-04T11:24:22.053Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Garnier more like this
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4061
star this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-04more like thismore than 2017-12-04
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Trade Remedies Authority more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 1 December 2017 to Question 115544, if he will publish the names of the five organisations that made representations on the inclusion of social and environmental criteria, in the remit of the Trade Remedies Authority. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 117351 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
star this property answer text <p>Representations were received, in writing and during meetings, from (two) industry representative bodies and (three) trade union organisations.</p><p>We will be publishing a response to the Department’s White Paper consultation in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Garnier more like this
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less than 2017-12-11T17:14:17.453Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-11T17:14:17.453Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Garnier more like this
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4061
star this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-04more like thismore than 2017-12-04
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Exports more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 28 November 2017 to Question 115414, what steps he plans to take to increase growth in exports of goods and services beyond the level forecast by the Office for Budget Responsibility; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 117120 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-07more like thismore than 2017-12-07
star this property answer text <p>The Department for International Trade is pursuing a number of initiatives aimed at boosting UK goods and services exports. It already has a network of 177 posts across 108 countries both inside and outside the EU, and provides firms with practical and financial assistance to help them succeed when exporting or expanding globally.</p><p>Additionally, on 1 December the Government announced its Export Strategy Review, to consider how the UK can encourage and support British businesses to take advantage of the huge potential to grow exports.</p><p>The UK is also promoting the services of UK Export Finance (UKEF), including having launched a new product recently to help SMEs have access to financial support for their supply chains.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Garnier more like this
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less than 2017-12-07T15:11:30.217Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-07T15:11:30.217Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Garnier more like this
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4061
star this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-30more like thismore than 2017-11-30
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Small Businesses: Loans more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 28 November 2017 to Question 115425 on small businesses, what the (a) rate of default was on loans provided by UK export finance during the period to which that answer refers and (b) cost to the UK Exchequer of such defaults. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 116914 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-07more like thismore than 2017-12-07
star this property answer text <p>UK Export Finance (UKEF) has provided £14 billion of support for UK exports in the last five financial years to March 2017. UKEF operates at no net cost to the taxpayer and seeks to recover the full amount of any claims paid. UKEF also charges a premium to reflect the risk it assumes. In that time, claims paid by UKEF on this support totalled £8.6m, which represents 0.06% of the support issued.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Garnier more like this
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less than 2017-12-07T17:37:37.52Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-07T17:37:37.52Z
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4074
star this property label Biography information for Mark Garnier more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Garnier more like this
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4074
star this property label Biography information for Mark Garnier more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this