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1042206
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-16more like thismore than 2019-01-16
answering body
Scotland Office more like this
answering dept id 2 more like this
answering dept short name Scotland more like this
answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
hansard heading Broadband: Scotland more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on the roll-out of broadband in Scotland. more like this
tabling member constituency Henley more like this
tabling member printed
John Howell more like this
uin 908514 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-16more like thismore than 2019-01-16
answer text <p>I have regular discussions with Cabinet colleagues on a wide range of matters including on digital connectivity in Scotland.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale more like this
answering member printed David Mundell more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-16T17:33:36.633Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-16T17:33:36.633Z
answering member
1512
label Biography information for David Mundell more like this
tabling member
1606
label Biography information for John Howell more like this
1042207
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-16more like thismore than 2019-01-16
answering body
Scotland Office more like this
answering dept id 2 more like this
answering dept short name Scotland more like this
answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
hansard heading Universal Credit: Scotland more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What assessment he has made of the effect on low-income families of the roll-out of universal credit in Scotland. more like this
tabling member constituency Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill more like this
tabling member printed
Hugh Gaffney more like this
uin 908518 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-16more like thismore than 2019-01-16
answer text <p>Evidence shows that Universal Credit is working. It empowers people to move into work and I am pleased that the budget announced a £4.5 billion cash boost for it, including measures that will allow millions of families to keep more of what they earn.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale more like this
answering member printed David Mundell more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-16T17:34:31.827Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-16T17:34:31.827Z
answering member
1512
label Biography information for David Mundell more like this
tabling member
4614
label Biography information for Hugh Gaffney more like this
1041493
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-15more like thismore than 2019-01-15
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 NHS: Finance more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What steps he is taking to secure the long-term future of the NHS. more like this
tabling member constituency Gillingham and Rainham more like this
tabling member printed
Rehman Chishti more like this
uin 908576 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-15more like thismore than 2019-01-15
answer text <p>The National Health Service published its Long Term Plan last week, backed by £20.5 billion a year of taxpayers money, ensuring patients will be supported with world-class care at every stage of their life.</p> more like this
answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
answering member printed Matt Hancock more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-15T16:35:03.75Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-15T16:35:03.75Z
answering member
4070
label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
tabling member
3987
label Biography information for Rehman Chishti more like this
1041226
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Railways: Franchises more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to amend the rail franchise bidding process and franchise specification to require bidders for a franchise to assess the scope for utilising unused capacity at certain times of day on passenger services for the carriage of lower volume and higher value freight. more like this
tabling member printed
Baroness Randerson more like this
uin HL12808 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>The Government is committed to transporting more goods by rail and we support the carriage of goods on passenger trains. Our Rail Freight Strategy, published in September 2016, identified the opportunity for the use of space on passenger rail services to transport goods.</p><p> </p><p>The Department for Transport’s freight and franchising teams are working closely to ensure that current and future freight flows are properly considered as part of the franchise design process. We encourage passenger operators to explore innovative ways to exploit the carriage of goods on passenger services, and would be supportive of proposals to do so in the bidding process.</p> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
question first answered
remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-01-17T11:52:22.397Z
answering member
4584
label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
tabling member
4230
label Biography information for Baroness Randerson more like this
1041303
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
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 Plastics: Recycling more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to increase plastic reprocessing in the UK. more like this
tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
tabling member printed
Rosie Cooper more like this
uin 208239 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>In the recently published Resources and Waste Strategy, the Government stated its ambition to further improve domestic reprocessing, and committed to several policies to help stimulate investment in UK reprocessing capacity and improve competitiveness. These policies, subject to consultation, include: implementing extended producer responsibility for various waste streams; introducing a deposit return scheme for drinks containers; raising recycling targets for plastic and other types of packaging; implementing a tax on plastic packaging with less than 30% recycled content; and exploring options to ensure fair competition for all reprocessors, including tighter monitoring and enforcement of waste exports.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-17T11:23:45.52Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-17T11:23:45.52Z
answering member
4098
label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
tabling member
1538
label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
1041348
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Armed Forces more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether the military planners sent to Departments to prepare for the UK leaving the EU without a deal are answerable to the Ministers of those Departments. more like this
tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
tabling member printed
Jon Trickett more like this
uin 208204 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>Military planners have been seconded from the Ministry of Defence to other government departments to assist those departments with planning and coordination activity in preparation for the UK leaving the EU. While, these planners will remain under the full command of their Ministry of Defence single service chiefs during their secondment, the tasks that they will undertake while seconded will be directed by the host department, and will be based on that department's needs as overseen by Ministers.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
answering member printed Mr David Lidington more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-17T10:35:48.107Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-17T10:35:48.107Z
answering member
15
label Biography information for Mr David Lidington more like this
tabling member
410
label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
1041349
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
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 Beverage Containers: Recycling more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 11 January 2019 to Question 206400 on Beverage Containers: Recycling, if he will (a) set a target for recycling over 90 percent of drinks containers of all shapes as suggested in the Scottish consultation and (b) make an assessment of the need for a deposit return system that includes containers of all shapes, sizes and materials to achieve such a target. more like this
tabling member constituency St Austell and Newquay more like this
tabling member printed
Steve Double more like this
uin 208351 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-16more like thismore than 2019-01-16
answer text <p>The consultation regarding the introduction of a deposit return scheme (DRS) will be published shortly, and will look at how a scheme might sit alongside other measures to boost recycling. The specific model, scope and scale of any scheme, have not yet been determined, and we are currently developing proposals on these to be consulted on.</p><p> </p><p>We are drawing upon experience of how DRS systems operate in a range of countries to help shape our proposals for a scheme in England. As the Minister responsible for this policy area, I visited Norway, Sweden and Denmark at the end of 2017, to find out more about the DRS in those countries.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
grouped question UIN 208353 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-16T17:11:15.43Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-16T17:11:15.43Z
answering member
4098
label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
tabling member
4452
label Biography information for Steve Double more like this
1041351
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
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 Beverage Containers: Recycling more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 11 January 2019 to Question 206400 on Beverage Containers: Recycling, what assessment he has made of (a) the effectiveness of deposit return systems in operation in other countries; and (b) the merits of the Norwegian environmental tax on recyclable plastic bottles. more like this
tabling member constituency St Austell and Newquay more like this
tabling member printed
Steve Double more like this
uin 208353 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-16more like thismore than 2019-01-16
answer text <p>The consultation regarding the introduction of a deposit return scheme (DRS) will be published shortly, and will look at how a scheme might sit alongside other measures to boost recycling. The specific model, scope and scale of any scheme, have not yet been determined, and we are currently developing proposals on these to be consulted on.</p><p> </p><p>We are drawing upon experience of how DRS systems operate in a range of countries to help shape our proposals for a scheme in England. As the Minister responsible for this policy area, I visited Norway, Sweden and Denmark at the end of 2017, to find out more about the DRS in those countries.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
grouped question UIN 208351 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-16T17:11:15.477Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-16T17:11:15.477Z
answering member
4098
label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
tabling member
4452
label Biography information for Steve Double more like this
1041355
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
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 Schools: Scotland more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether schools in Scotland receive funding from his Department for English children who attend those schools. more like this
tabling member constituency Berwick-upon-Tweed more like this
tabling member printed
Anne-Marie Trevelyan more like this
uin 208355 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>Schools in Scotland do not receive funding from the Department to educate English pupils attending there. Similarly, where Scottish pupils attend English schools, the Scottish Government does not pay for this.</p><p>Education is a devolved matter. The way funding is allocated to Scottish schools is a matter for the Scottish Government. In England, schools receive funding for the number of pupils attending the school, regardless of where the pupil resides.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-17T10:01:00.497Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-17T10:01:00.497Z
answering member
111
label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
tabling member
4531
label Biography information for Anne-Marie Trevelyan more like this
1041390
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Royal Family: Official Gifts more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much his Department spent on gifts for members of the Royal Family to disburse in each year since 2009. more like this
tabling member constituency North Norfolk more like this
tabling member printed
Norman Lamb more like this
uin 208226 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>The Cabinet Office does not allocate spending for dispersal by members of the Royal Family.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Norwich North more like this
answering member printed Chloe Smith more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-17T10:31:17.243Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-17T10:31:17.243Z
answering member
1609
label Biography information for Chloe Smith more like this
tabling member
1439
label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this