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star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Emergencies: Planning 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 are the reasonable worst-case scenarios that they have asked local resilience forums to work on. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL11263 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 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
star this property answer text <p>Local Resilience Forums are required under the Civil Contingencies Act to compile and publish community risk registers setting out the main risks in their areas to both raise awareness and guide contingency planning. In doing this, they are guided by, among other things, the National Risk Assessment (NRA) which covers the range of risks that could cause a civil emergency in the UK, and provides a list of the common consequences of these risks in the form of planning assumptions. These cover the maximum scale, duration and impact that could reasonably be expected to occur as a result of emergencies.</p><p>The NRA is classified for national security reasons, and it is therefore not possible to share details of the reasonable worst-case scenarios or planning assumptions. A declassified version is available in the form of the <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-risk-register-for-civil-emergencies-2015-edition" target="_blank">National Risk Register of Civil Emergencies</a> (NRR). This is also provided to the local planning community, and has been placed in the House of Lords Library. Most Community Risk Registers are also available online.</p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2018-11-13T16:52:27.177Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-13T16:52:27.177Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
1002492
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star this property date less than 2018-11-06more like thismore than 2018-11-06
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Gulf National Security Secretariat Implementation Group 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 role, if any, the Gulf National Security Secretariat Implementation Group (NSSIG) has within the Cabinet Office; and how the role and responsibilities of the NSSIG differs from those of the Integrated Delivery Board. more like this
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Lord Scriven more like this
star this property uin HL11333 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 2018-11-20more like thismore than 2018-11-20
star this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">The requested information is not readily available. The information requested can only be provided at disproportionate cost. </del></p><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong><em> </em></strong></ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">National Security Strategy and Implementation Groups (NSSIGs) were established after the 2017 National Security Capability Review to support the delivery of national security priority programmes, including by better utilising the full range of national security capabilities. Each NSSIG is chaired by a Senior Responsible Official (SRO), who is accountable to the National Security Council.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Gulf Delivery Board has not met since the establishment of the Gulf &amp; Iran NSSIG, which subsumed its primary roles and responsibilities in April 2018. Cabinet Office officials are members of the Gulf &amp; Iran NSSIG and attend all meetings. The Cabinet Office also provides some secretariat support to the NSSIG, alongside that provided by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.</ins></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2018-11-20T16:57:28.727Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-20T16:57:28.727Z
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less than 2018-11-20T17:09:59.22Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-20T17:09:59.22Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Scriven more like this
1002497
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-06more like thismore than 2018-11-06
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Former Prime Ministers 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 costs were incurred in relation to each former Prime Minister for (1) policing, and (2) transport, including use of the RAF Voyager aircraft reserved for royal and government travel in each of the last three years. more like this
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Lord Stevens of Ludgate more like this
star this property uin HL11338 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 2018-11-20more like thismore than 2018-11-20
star this property answer text <p>The Cabinet Office’s transparency data publications cover the current Prime Minister only. Details of the Prime Minister’s overseas travel are published quarterly and are available on GOV.UK at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/ministers-transparency-publications" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/ministers-transparency-publications</a></p><p> </p><p>We are unable to provide detailed information on the costs incurred for security to protected individuals or groups. To do so would compromise the integrity of the security arrangements of the individuals concerned.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2018-11-20T17:07:34.46Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-20T17:07:34.46Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Stevens of Ludgate more like this
581686
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star this property date less than 2016-09-12more like thismore than 2016-09-12
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: EU Nationals 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, in the light of the analysis by HM Revenue and Customs <i>Further Tax Credit Statistics on EEA Nationals</i>, published on 25 August, how many individuals who were recorded as being (1) Bulgarian, and (2) Romanian, nationals at the time of issue of their National Insurance numbers claimed (a) tax credits, and (b) child benefit, in 2014–15; and what was the amount of those claims. more like this
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Lord Green of Deddington more like this
star this property uin HL1820 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 2016-09-26more like thismore than 2016-09-26
star this property answer text <p>The ‘Further Tax Credit Statistics on EEA Nationals, 2013/14’ publication released in August of this year covered HMRC benefits alongside National Insurance Contributions and Income Tax paid by EEA nationals for 2013/14. HMRC information on EEA nationals is complex and the data should be considered in its totality, as set out in that August publication, in order to get as comprehensive and complete a picture as possible. The data on the amount of National Insurance and Income Tax paid for 2014/15 will not be available until spring 2017, and will be published alongside tax credits and Child Benefit data in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2016-09-26T14:59:47.887Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-26T14:59:47.887Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Green of Deddington more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-09-15more like thismore than 2016-09-15
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Overseas Aid 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 percentage of the International Aid budget is spent by departments other than the Department for International Development, and which are those departments and how much they are spending. more like this
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Baroness Kennedy of Cradley more like this
star this property uin HL1984 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 2016-09-29more like thismore than 2016-09-29
star this property answer text <p>The estimated proportion of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to be spent by Departments other than the Department for International Development based on the Spending Review 2015 settlement is 18% in 2016/17. The other departments spending ODA (including allocations from cross-Government funds) are: the Department of Health; the Department of Business, Energy &amp; Industrial Strategy; the Foreign &amp; Commonwealth Office; the Department for Energy, Food &amp; Rural Affairs; HM Revenue &amp; Customs; HM Treasury; the Office of National Statistics; the Department for Education; the Department for Work and Pensions; Department for Culture, Media &amp; Sport; the Ministry of Defence; the Department for Transport; and the Home Office.</p><p> </p><p>Outturn figures are not yet available, but a detailed breakdown of the 2016 ODA spend by department will be published in April 2017.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2016-09-29T13:04:17.113Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-29T13:04:17.113Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kennedy of Cradley more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-09-15more like thismore than 2016-09-15
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Overseas Aid more like this
star this property house id 2 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 the procedures and priorities to agree the spending of public money on international aid are the same across all government departments, and if there are differences, what they are. more like this
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Baroness Kennedy of Cradley more like this
star this property uin HL1986 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 2016-09-29more like thismore than 2016-09-29
star this property answer text <p>The allocation of Official Development Assistance (ODA) funding was agreed at the 2015 Spending Review in line with the strategic objectives set out in the UK aid strategy. Departments spending ODA are required to demonstrate how they are using rigorous evidence to underpin spending decisions. There must be clear lines of accountability for all ODA projects, and project performance must be regularly assessed. Poor performing programmes will be closed and funds redeployed. In addition, all ODA spend is subject to scrutiny by the Independent Commission for Aid Impact.</p><p> </p><p>Spending on ODA is also subject to the principles of sound financial management set out in ‘Managing Public Money’. Within these constraints departments have discretion over how they organise, direct and manage the resources at their disposal.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2016-09-29T13:03:37.767Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-29T13:03:37.767Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kennedy of Cradley more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-03more like thismore than 2016-10-03
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Cider: Excise Duties 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 change the current duty structure for cider in the light of their statement that alcohol duties should be directly proportional to alcohol content. more like this
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Baroness Finlay of Llandaff more like this
star this property uin HL2009 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 2016-10-17more like thismore than 2016-10-17
star this property answer text <p>Current rules require that cider duty is structured in bands according to the strength of the product.</p><p> </p><p>The government continues to keep all taxes under review, and in that context is considering the views of stakeholders.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2016-10-17T15:50:03.177Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-17T15:50:03.177Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Finlay of Llandaff more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-03more like thismore than 2016-10-03
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Monetary Policy more like this
star this property house id 2 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 whether they will review the impact of quantitative easing on investment and on savings to determine whether it is of greater benefit to one or the other. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
star this property uin HL2035 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 2016-10-17more like thismore than 2016-10-17
star this property answer text <p>The independent Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) is responsible for setting monetary policy to deliver its primary objective of maintaining price stability. As the MPC remit makes clear, ensuring price stability is an essential pre-requisite for economic prosperity. The MPC is accountable to both Parliament and the public, through regular reports and evidence given to the Treasury Committee. The Bank of England has previously produced analysis of the distributional effects of asset purchases on different groups in society. At the August Inflation Report hearing on 7 September the Bank committed to updating this analysis.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2016-10-17T14:27:01.8Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-17T14:27:01.8Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Myners more like this
592910
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-03more like thismore than 2016-10-03
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Financial Services: Marketing 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 they have to restrict the advertising and promotion of primary option trading and investment to retail investors in the UK by firms based in Cyprus and Malta. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
star this property uin HL2036 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 2016-10-17more like thismore than 2016-10-17
star this property answer text <p>The government takes this issue very seriously.</p><p> </p><p>The government will introduce measures to strengthen investor protection when it transposes the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II).</p><p> </p><p>This will include powers for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to prohibit or restrict the marketing, distribution or sale of financial instruments, including relevant binary options where there are significant investor protection concerns.</p><p> </p><p>These powers will apply from 3 January 2018.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2016-10-17T12:36:00.057Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-17T12:36:00.057Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Myners more like this
598057
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star this property date less than 2016-10-10more like thismore than 2016-10-10
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Financial Services: North Korea 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 whether the government of North Korea, or any of its state-owned companies, has access to the London Stock Exchange or holds financial interests in the UK. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL2086 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 2016-10-24more like thismore than 2016-10-24
star this property answer text <p>As part of UN and EU sanctions, banks are required to close existing branches, subsidiaries or accounts in North Korea where it has been determined that they contribute to North Korea’s ballistic missile programmes. The sanctions also prohibit any commercial activity by the Government of North Korea (including legal persons, entities or bodies owned or controlled by them).</p><p>Assets owned or controlled in the EU by designated DPRK persons, entities or bodies, including government bodies, are subject to an asset freeze and cannot be traded on the London Stock Exchange. A list of designations which has been placed in the Library includes a number of DPRK government and state-owned bodies. HM Treasury implements these financial sanctions in the UK. Non-compliance with financial sanctions is a criminal offence and HM Treasury works closely with law enforcement to ensure sanctions breaches are dealt with appropriately. For reasons of confidentiality, the Treasury does not make public the details of individual reports of frozen assets.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2016-10-24T13:49:21.107Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-24T13:49:21.107Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this