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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-04-27more like thismore than 2018-04-27
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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 Zero Hours Contracts more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the reasons are for the rise of zero-hours contracts in the UK by 100,000 in 2017 identified in the most recent Office for National Statistics data return. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North more like this
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Catherine McKinnell remove filter
star this property uin 138969 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Norwich North more like this
star this property answering member printed Chloe Smith more like this
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less than 2018-05-02T10:07:22.783Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-02T10:07:22.783Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chloe Smith more like this
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star this property file name PQ138969.pdf more like this
star this property title UKSA Response more like this
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4125
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine McKinnell more like this
893098
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-04-27more like thismore than 2018-04-27
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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 Shared Spaces: Visual Impairment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the ninth report of session 2016-17 of the Women and Equalities Committee, Building for Equality: Disability and the Built Environment, published on 25 April 2017, HC 631, what steps he is taking to ensure that blind and partially sighted people are able to safely navigate shared space areas. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North more like this
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Catherine McKinnell remove filter
star this property uin 138965 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Government published its response to the Women and Equalities Select Committee report on 14 March 2018. It can be found at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/disability-and-the-built-environment-government-response-to-select-committee-report" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/disability-and-the-built-environment-government-response-to-select-committee-report</a>.</p><p> </p><p>The response welcomed the Committee’s contribution to this important debate and is absolutely clear that the needs of the whole community, including disabled people, need to be considered by councils looking to introduce any public realm scheme, including shared space.</p><p> </p><p>The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation has now reported to the Government on its review of shared space. It published “Creating better streets: Inclusive and accessible places” in January 2018.</p><p><a href="http://www.ciht.org.uk/en/document-summary/index.cfm/docid/BF28B40D-9855-46D6-B8C19E22B64AA066" target="_blank">http://www.ciht.org.uk/en/document-summary/index.cfm/docid/BF28B40D-9855-46D6-B8C19E22B64AA066</a></p><p> </p><p>The review has considered many of the issues raised by the Committee, and the report made recommendations for further work, including on guidance. The Government is considering those recommendations and will respond formally in due course.</p><p> </p><p>The Department for Transport is aware of and understands the issues raised around navigation within shared space. Local Transport Note 1/11: Shared Space already stresses the importance of engaging with groups representing disabled people during the development of any shared space scheme. It also refers to the need for authorities to ensure their designs are inclusive and reminds them of their duties under the Equality Act 2010.</p><p> </p><p>Local traffic authorities are responsible for the design of streets in their care, and do not have to seek Department for Transport approval to install street design schemes, whether they incorporate shared space or not.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 138966 more like this
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less than 2018-05-02T15:52:30.613Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-02T15:52:30.613Z
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4460
star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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4125
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine McKinnell more like this
893099
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-04-27more like thismore than 2018-04-27
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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 Shared Spaces: Visual Impairment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions his Department has had with local authorities in England on making shared space areas accessible for blind and partially sighted people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North more like this
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Catherine McKinnell remove filter
star this property uin 138966 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Government published its response to the Women and Equalities Select Committee report on 14 March 2018. It can be found at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/disability-and-the-built-environment-government-response-to-select-committee-report" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/disability-and-the-built-environment-government-response-to-select-committee-report</a>.</p><p> </p><p>The response welcomed the Committee’s contribution to this important debate and is absolutely clear that the needs of the whole community, including disabled people, need to be considered by councils looking to introduce any public realm scheme, including shared space.</p><p> </p><p>The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation has now reported to the Government on its review of shared space. It published “Creating better streets: Inclusive and accessible places” in January 2018.</p><p><a href="http://www.ciht.org.uk/en/document-summary/index.cfm/docid/BF28B40D-9855-46D6-B8C19E22B64AA066" target="_blank">http://www.ciht.org.uk/en/document-summary/index.cfm/docid/BF28B40D-9855-46D6-B8C19E22B64AA066</a></p><p> </p><p>The review has considered many of the issues raised by the Committee, and the report made recommendations for further work, including on guidance. The Government is considering those recommendations and will respond formally in due course.</p><p> </p><p>The Department for Transport is aware of and understands the issues raised around navigation within shared space. Local Transport Note 1/11: Shared Space already stresses the importance of engaging with groups representing disabled people during the development of any shared space scheme. It also refers to the need for authorities to ensure their designs are inclusive and reminds them of their duties under the Equality Act 2010.</p><p> </p><p>Local traffic authorities are responsible for the design of streets in their care, and do not have to seek Department for Transport approval to install street design schemes, whether they incorporate shared space or not.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 138965 more like this
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less than 2018-05-02T15:52:30.677Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-02T15:52:30.677Z
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4460
star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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4125
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine McKinnell more like this
893100
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-04-27more like thismore than 2018-04-27
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Credit: Regulation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to protect customers from the high cost of (a) rent-to-own and (b) doorstep lending products. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North more like this
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Catherine McKinnell remove filter
star this property uin 138967 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The government transferred the regulation of consumer credit, including rent-to-own and doorstep lending, to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in 2014. The Government has given the FCA strong powers to protect consumers, and the FCA proactively monitors the market, focussing on the areas most likely to cause consumer harm.</p><p> </p><p>The FCA is reviewing the high-cost credit market, and has identified specific concerns in rent-to-own and doorstep lending. The FCA will publish an update on its work later this month.</p><p> </p><p>Treasury ministers and officials meet regularly with the FCA, and the government will continue to work closely with the FCA to ensure all customers are treated fairly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 138968 more like this
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less than 2018-05-02T14:52:04.993Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-02T14:52:04.993Z
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4051
star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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4125
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine McKinnell more like this
893101
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-04-27more like thismore than 2018-04-27
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Credit: Regulation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether his Department is taking steps to support the Financial Conduct Authority in regulating the high cost credit market. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North more like this
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Catherine McKinnell remove filter
star this property uin 138968 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The government transferred the regulation of consumer credit, including rent-to-own and doorstep lending, to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in 2014. The Government has given the FCA strong powers to protect consumers, and the FCA proactively monitors the market, focussing on the areas most likely to cause consumer harm.</p><p> </p><p>The FCA is reviewing the high-cost credit market, and has identified specific concerns in rent-to-own and doorstep lending. The FCA will publish an update on its work later this month.</p><p> </p><p>Treasury ministers and officials meet regularly with the FCA, and the government will continue to work closely with the FCA to ensure all customers are treated fairly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 138967 more like this
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less than 2018-05-02T14:52:05.09Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-02T14:52:05.09Z
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4051
star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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4125
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine McKinnell more like this