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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
hansard heading Locums: Tax Avoidance more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate his Department has made of the effect on locum doctors and nurses of the 2019 loan charge for disguised remuneration schemes. more like this
tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
tabling member printed
Gareth Thomas remove filter
uin 187296 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>I refer the Honourable member to my statement made on 5<sup>th</sup> November 2018, to Parliamentary Question 186276:</p><p><a href="https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Commons/2018-10-31/186276/" target="_blank">https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Commons/2018-10-31/186276/</a></p> more like this
answering member constituency Central Devon more like this
answering member printed Mel Stride more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T10:27:47.36Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T10:27:47.36Z
answering member
3935
label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
tabling member
177
label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 more like this
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
hansard heading Armed Forces: Drugs more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of his Department's spend on each of the following pharmaceuticals for service personnel (a) Cerezyme Infusion 400u VL, (b) Chenodeoxycholic Acid Capsules 250mg, (c) Orfadin Capsules 10mg, (d) Kalydeco Tablets 150mg, (e) Sovaldi Tablets 400mg, (f) Trientine Dihydroch Capsules 300mg, (g) Glivec Tablets 400mg, (h) Imatinib Tablets Mesil tablets 400mg, (I) Glivec Tablets 100mg and (j) Stelara Injection 45mg/0.5ml. more like this
tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
tabling member printed
Gareth Thomas remove filter
uin 191853 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
answer text <p>During the last four financial years (2014-15 to 2017-18) the Ministry of Defence purchased Glivec Tablets 400mg and Stelara Injection 45mg/0.5ml at a cost of £3,208 and £2,147 respectively.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-22T14:57:26.907Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-22T14:57:26.907Z
answering member
4032
label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
tabling member
177
label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
1012299
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
answering body
Department for Education more like this
answering dept id 60 more like this
answering dept short name Education more like this
answering dept sort name Education more like this
hansard heading Teachers: Pay more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he plans to allocate new moneys to fund in full the pay award for teaching staff in Catholic sixth-form colleges; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
tabling member printed
Gareth Thomas remove filter
uin 194581 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-30more like thismore than 2018-11-30
answer text <p>Further education (FE) providers, including Catholic sixth-form colleges, are independent institutions responsible for setting their own staff salaries, and the government has no current plans to allocate money to assist with any increases in their teachers’ pay.</p><p>However, we know that FE faces cost pressures, and we are working with the sector to look closely at funding, to see what more we can do and to inform Spending Review planning.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Guildford more like this
answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
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less than 2018-11-30T11:30:05.937Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-30T11:30:05.937Z
answering member
1523
label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
tabling member
177
label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
1020014
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-12-04more like thismore than 2018-12-04
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading TRIPS Agreement: Drugs more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Doha Declaration on the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement and Public Health, whether the Government supports all WTO members to (a) utilise TRIPS flexibilities including compulsory licenses and (b) determine the grounds upon which such licences are granted. more like this
tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
tabling member printed
Gareth Thomas remove filter
uin 198725 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-12-12more like thismore than 2018-12-12
answer text <p>The Government fully supports The WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property (IP) Rights, which sets out the minimum international standards for intellectual property protection, whilst providing some flexibilities for Member States to implement IP policies suitable to their circumstances.</p><p>The Government also supports the 2001 Doha Declaration on Public Health which re-affirmed that WTO member states are free to determine the grounds for granting compulsory licences.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2018-12-12T11:22:19.343Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-12T11:22:19.343Z
answering member
4021
label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
tabling member
177
label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
1023107
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-12-11more like thismore than 2018-12-11
answering body
Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
hansard heading Credit Unions more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text What further steps he plans to take to support credit unions. more like this
tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
tabling member printed
Gareth Thomas remove filter
uin 908141 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-12-11more like thismore than 2018-12-11
answer text <p>The government remains committed to supporting credit unions, which provide vital services to local communities.</p><p> </p><p>At Autumn Budget 2018, the Chancellor announced a package of measures to support the social and community lending sector, including credit unions.</p><p> </p><p>This includes a prize-linked savings scheme for credit unions, simplifying regulation to make it easier for Registered Social Landlords to refer to credit unions, and a challenge fund to create technological solutions for credit unions and Community Development Finance Institutions.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2018-12-11T17:04:01.087Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-11T17:04:01.087Z
answering member
4051
label Biography information for John Glen more like this
tabling member
177
label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
1023182
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-12-11more like thismore than 2018-12-11
answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept id 17 more like this
answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
hansard heading Hospices: Pay more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect of the NHS pay award on the (a) retention of staff and (b) number of staff being employed at hospices; and if will he make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
tabling member printed
Gareth Thomas remove filter
uin 201089 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-12-19more like thismore than 2018-12-19
answer text <p>No assessment has been made. The National Health Service pay award is based on changes to the Agenda for Change (AfC) contract. Where hospice staff are not employed on an AfC contract remuneration levels are a matter for the hospice concerned. Some hospices have local agreements to match the NHS pay award however this is matter for individual decision.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Gosport more like this
answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2018-12-19T12:04:59.877Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-19T12:04:59.877Z
answering member
4008
label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
tabling member
177
label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
1023335
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-12-11more like thismore than 2018-12-11
answering body
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept id 13 more like this
answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
hansard heading Water Companies more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many enforcement actions the Environment Agency has taken against each water company in England in each of the last 10 years; and of those enforcement actions how many resulted in financial sanctions against the water company. more like this
tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
tabling member printed
Gareth Thomas remove filter
uin 201099 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-12-19more like thismore than 2018-12-19
answer text <p>The Environment Agency uses prosecutions, civil sanctions, formal cautions, enforcement notices and warning letters as enforcement actions against water companies. Information on financial sanctions resulting from prosecutions against water companies is provided in the attached table. It is not possible to collate data on formal cautions, enforcement notices and warning letters against each water company in England in each of the last 10 years in the time available.</p><p>Enforcement Undertakings (EUs) are a civil sanction and constitute a voluntary offer made by offenders, containing actions to address the cause and effect of their offending. The Environment Agency is increasingly using EUs for suitable cases to restore or enhance the environment, improve practices of the offending business and ensure future compliance with environmental requirements.</p><p>The Environment Agency has accepted Enforcement Undertakings from the following water companies for environmental offences:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Company</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Number of Enforcement Undertakings (2014 – )</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Amount raised for environmental projects (£)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Anglian Water Services Limited</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>9</p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p>560000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northumbrian Water Limited</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>6</p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p>912000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Seven Trent Water limited</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>0</p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Southern Water Limited</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>0</p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South West Water Limited</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>2</p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p>89900</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Thames Water Utilities Limited</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>4</p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p>759000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>United Utilities Water Limited</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>6</p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p>935650</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wessex Water Services Limited</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>5</p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p>1301000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Yorkshire Water Limited</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>1</p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p>200000</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p>
answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2018-12-19T13:02:01.453Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-19T13:02:01.453Z
answering member
4098
label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
tabling member
177
label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
1023337
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-12-11more like thismore than 2018-12-11
answering body
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept id 13 more like this
answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
hansard heading Water Companies more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many investigations Ofwat has undertaken into each water company in England and Wales in each of the last 10 years; and how many of those investigations resulted in a water company receiving a financial penalty. more like this
tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
tabling member printed
Gareth Thomas remove filter
uin 201100 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-12-19more like thismore than 2018-12-19
answer text <p>Ofwat has undertaken eleven enforcement investigations since 2008, and imposed a total of £65.8 million in financial penalties, for issues including leakage and poor customer service. In some cases, Ofwat has also negotiated a total of £192 million in compensation for customers through bill reductions, and £92 million in donations to charities and community projects.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Company </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Financial penalty / compensation to customers or donations to charities </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Thames Water</p></td><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p><ul><li>£1 financial penalty.</li><li>£120 million refunded to customers.</li><li>£7 million donation to charities.</li></ul></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Thames Water</p></td><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p><ul><li>£1 financial penalty.</li><li>£79 million refunded to customers.</li><li>£7 million donation to charities.</li></ul></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Southern Water</p></td><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p><ul><li>£5 million refund to customers</li></ul></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Veolia Water</p></td><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p><ul><li>£0.94 million refund to customers.</li><li>£2.5 million donation to charities.</li></ul></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Veolia Water</p></td><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p><ul><li>£42,000 financial penalty.</li></ul></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Severn Trent Water</p></td><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p><ul><li>£35.8 million financial penalty.</li></ul></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Severn Trent Water</p></td><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p><ul><li>£42 million refunded to customers.</li><li>£5 million donation to charity.</li></ul></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Thames Water</p></td><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p><ul><li>£9.7 million financial penalty.</li></ul></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Southern Water</p></td><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p><ul><li>£20.3 million financial penalty.</li></ul></p></td></tr></tbody></table>
answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2018-12-19T12:53:15.187Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-19T12:53:15.187Z
answering member
4098
label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
tabling member
177
label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
1029466
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-12-20more like thismore than 2018-12-20
answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept id 17 more like this
answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
hansard heading Clinical Commissioning Groups: Finance more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of Clinical Commissioning Groups which have been placed into financial directions by NHS England in each year since 2011-12; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
tabling member printed
Gareth Thomas remove filter
uin 204365 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-11more like thismore than 2019-01-11
answer text <p>NHS England is able to apply directions to a clinical commissioning group (CCG) when it is satisfied that a CCG is failing or is at risk of failing to discharge its functions.</p><p> </p><p>This includes but is not limited to a CCG’s financial performance and management. The following table shows the number of CCGs that have been directed since CCGs were authorised in 2013<sup>1</sup>.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Number of CCGs with directions</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>26</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>13</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018/19</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total</p></td><td><p>47</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Note:</p><p><sup>1</sup>One CCG has been directed to enable it to support other failing CCGs, not due to its own failure. Therefore, it is not included in these numbers.</p>
answering member constituency Winchester more like this
answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-11T11:55:28.267Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-11T11:55:28.267Z
answering member
4067
label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
tabling member
177
label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
1038543
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-09more like thismore than 2019-01-09
answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept id 17 more like this
answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
hansard heading Mental Health Services: Children and Young People more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much was spend per head of population on Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services by each (a) Clinical Commissioning Group and (b) Local Authority in each of the last five years. more like this
tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
tabling member printed
Gareth Thomas remove filter
uin 206718 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-17more like thismore than 2019-01-17
answer text <p>Data is not available in the format requested.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2019-01-17T17:17:17.883Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-17T17:17:17.883Z
answering member
4065
label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
tabling member
177
label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this