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star this property date less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Disabled Students' Allowances more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of reforms of the disabled student allowance, there is a clear guide to the duties of higher education sectors towards disabled students. more like this
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Lord Addington more like this
star this property uin HL1991 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p>The Government has published draft guidance which sets out what Disabled Students Allowances will fund in the 2015/16 Academic Year. Institutions have a legal duty under the Equality Act 2010 to provide reasonable adjustments. It is not the role of Government to set out what an institution should do to meet that legal duty.</p><p><br></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2014-10-29T17:42:16.9501048Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T17:42:16.9501048Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Addington more like this
92768
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Compass Contracts more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what response they have made to the conclusions and recommendations of the 54th report of 2013–14 of the Public Accounts Committee: <i>COMPASS: Provision of asylum accommodation</i>. more like this
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Lord Beecham more like this
star this property uin HL2004 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
star this property answer text <p>The Government has responded to the 54th report of 2013-14 of the Public Accounts Committee: COMPASS: Provision of Asylum Accommodation by way of a Treasury Minute published on 19 June 2014. The response was published by Command under number: 8871. The responses to the six recommendations are shown on pages one to three of the attached document. The response is also available on the following link:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/treasury-minutes-june-2014.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2014-10-30T12:31:05.9731796Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T12:31:05.9731796Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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star this property file name Treasury Minute 54 - Asylum Accomodation.docx more like this
star this property title Treasury Minute more like this
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4181
star this property label Biography information for Lord Beecham more like this
93426
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-14more like thismore than 2014-10-14
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisoners: Foreign Nationals more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what has been the total annual cost of imprisoning foreign national offenders in United Kingdom prisons in each of the last four calendar years. more like this
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Lord Browne of Belmont more like this
star this property uin HL2092 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p /> <p>The National Offender Management Service (NOMS) does not calculate separately the annual cost of imprisoning foreign nationals in England and Wales. NOMS does not analyse cost by prisoner nationality, as costs recorded on the NOMS central accounting system do not allow identification of costs attributable to holding individual prisoners.</p><p>All prison costs for Scotland and Northern Ireland are a devolved matter and the responsibility of the relevant Minister.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Faulks more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T17:19:53.2722585Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T17:19:53.2722585Z
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4183
star this property label Biography information for Lord Faulks more like this
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3801
star this property label Biography information for Lord Browne of Belmont more like this
93430
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-14more like thismore than 2014-10-14
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Sector: Pensions more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of how many individuals in defined contribution funded public sector pension schemes will withdraw their entire accrued entitlements under the new Freedom and Choice for Pensioner arrangements in the first year from April 2015, and at what cost. more like this
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Lord Laird more like this
star this property uin HL2096 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p>The government believes that people should be free to make their own</p><p> </p><p>choice about how to use their savings - individuals who have worked hard and saved responsibly throughout their adult life should have a choice about their pension savings and the reforms announced at Budget 2014 will deliver this.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The new tax framework, which will allow, from April 2015, individuals with a defined contribution pension to access their entire pension flexibly will apply equally across trust and contract based money purchase pension schemes. In the public sector, members of defined contribution schemes will also have access to these flexibilities, including members with savings in Additional Voluntary Contribution (AVC) arrangements.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government’s assessment of the impact of the policy is set out in detail in the Budget costing note and the Tax Information and Impact Note, published alongside the Taxation of Pensions Bill.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The government wants to extend the principles of freedom and choice to as many pension savers as possible which is why, following an extensive public consultation, it was decided to permit transfers out of private sector and funded public sector defined benefit schemes to continue. Giving scheme members the choice to transfer their accrued benefits into a defined contribution scheme, in order to access their pension pot flexibly if they wish to.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>To ensure due consideration is given to the interests of scheme members, scheme funds and the taxpayer in the continuation of these transfers for the public service schemes, government set out in the response to the consultation, <em>Freedom and Choice in Pensions,</em> that it would look to implement, where appropriate, safeguards akin to those which already exist in the private sector. We are continuing to discuss these options and others, including with the Department for Local Government as the department responsible for the Local Government Pension Scheme, the largest of the funded public service pension schemes, and will set out further detail on this issue in due course.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Deighton more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL2097 more like this
HL2098 more like this
HL2099 more like this
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less than 2014-10-29T15:20:53.4326554Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T15:20:53.4326554Z
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4262
star this property label Biography information for Lord Deighton more like this
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2479
star this property label Biography information for Lord Laird more like this
93431
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-14more like thismore than 2014-10-14
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Sector: Pensions more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider that delaying transfer payments and reducing transfer values are sufficient safeguards to stabilise public sector funded pension schemes threatened by large-scale withdrawals under the new Freedom and Choice for Pensioners arrangements. more like this
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Lord Laird more like this
star this property uin HL2097 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p>The government believes that people should be free to make their own</p><p> </p><p>choice about how to use their savings - individuals who have worked hard and saved responsibly throughout their adult life should have a choice about their pension savings and the reforms announced at Budget 2014 will deliver this.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The new tax framework, which will allow, from April 2015, individuals with a defined contribution pension to access their entire pension flexibly will apply equally across trust and contract based money purchase pension schemes. In the public sector, members of defined contribution schemes will also have access to these flexibilities, including members with savings in Additional Voluntary Contribution (AVC) arrangements.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government’s assessment of the impact of the policy is set out in detail in the Budget costing note and the Tax Information and Impact Note, published alongside the Taxation of Pensions Bill.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The government wants to extend the principles of freedom and choice to as many pension savers as possible which is why, following an extensive public consultation, it was decided to permit transfers out of private sector and funded public sector defined benefit schemes to continue. Giving scheme members the choice to transfer their accrued benefits into a defined contribution scheme, in order to access their pension pot flexibly if they wish to.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>To ensure due consideration is given to the interests of scheme members, scheme funds and the taxpayer in the continuation of these transfers for the public service schemes, government set out in the response to the consultation, <em>Freedom and Choice in Pensions,</em> that it would look to implement, where appropriate, safeguards akin to those which already exist in the private sector. We are continuing to discuss these options and others, including with the Department for Local Government as the department responsible for the Local Government Pension Scheme, the largest of the funded public service pension schemes, and will set out further detail on this issue in due course.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Deighton more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL2096 more like this
HL2098 more like this
HL2099 more like this
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less than 2014-10-29T15:20:53.9247195Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T15:20:53.9247195Z
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4262
star this property label Biography information for Lord Deighton more like this
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2479
star this property label Biography information for Lord Laird more like this
93432
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-14more like thismore than 2014-10-14
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Sector: Pensions more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, under their proposed entire pension withdrawal arrangements, they will include in the legislation a power to suspend the concession for such schemes in the event of serious destabilisation of funded public service pension schemes or extreme cost to the Exchequer. more like this
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Lord Laird more like this
star this property uin HL2098 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p>The government believes that people should be free to make their own</p><p> </p><p>choice about how to use their savings - individuals who have worked hard and saved responsibly throughout their adult life should have a choice about their pension savings and the reforms announced at Budget 2014 will deliver this.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The new tax framework, which will allow, from April 2015, individuals with a defined contribution pension to access their entire pension flexibly will apply equally across trust and contract based money purchase pension schemes. In the public sector, members of defined contribution schemes will also have access to these flexibilities, including members with savings in Additional Voluntary Contribution (AVC) arrangements.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government’s assessment of the impact of the policy is set out in detail in the Budget costing note and the Tax Information and Impact Note, published alongside the Taxation of Pensions Bill.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The government wants to extend the principles of freedom and choice to as many pension savers as possible which is why, following an extensive public consultation, it was decided to permit transfers out of private sector and funded public sector defined benefit schemes to continue. Giving scheme members the choice to transfer their accrued benefits into a defined contribution scheme, in order to access their pension pot flexibly if they wish to.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>To ensure due consideration is given to the interests of scheme members, scheme funds and the taxpayer in the continuation of these transfers for the public service schemes, government set out in the response to the consultation, <em>Freedom and Choice in Pensions,</em> that it would look to implement, where appropriate, safeguards akin to those which already exist in the private sector. We are continuing to discuss these options and others, including with the Department for Local Government as the department responsible for the Local Government Pension Scheme, the largest of the funded public service pension schemes, and will set out further detail on this issue in due course.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Deighton more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL2096 more like this
HL2097 more like this
HL2099 more like this
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less than 2014-10-29T15:20:54.0028001Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T15:20:54.0028001Z
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4262
star this property label Biography information for Lord Deighton more like this
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2479
star this property label Biography information for Lord Laird more like this
93433
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-14more like thismore than 2014-10-14
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Sector: Pensions more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the key difference between trust-based and contract-based public sector defined contribution schemes in relation to the proposed pension withdrawal arrangements; and what was the result of their consultation with the Local Government Pension Scheme on extra safeguards for such trust-based schemes. more like this
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Lord Laird more like this
star this property uin HL2099 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p>The government believes that people should be free to make their own</p><p> </p><p>choice about how to use their savings - individuals who have worked hard and saved responsibly throughout their adult life should have a choice about their pension savings and the reforms announced at Budget 2014 will deliver this.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The new tax framework, which will allow, from April 2015, individuals with a defined contribution pension to access their entire pension flexibly will apply equally across trust and contract based money purchase pension schemes. In the public sector, members of defined contribution schemes will also have access to these flexibilities, including members with savings in Additional Voluntary Contribution (AVC) arrangements.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government’s assessment of the impact of the policy is set out in detail in the Budget costing note and the Tax Information and Impact Note, published alongside the Taxation of Pensions Bill.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The government wants to extend the principles of freedom and choice to as many pension savers as possible which is why, following an extensive public consultation, it was decided to permit transfers out of private sector and funded public sector defined benefit schemes to continue. Giving scheme members the choice to transfer their accrued benefits into a defined contribution scheme, in order to access their pension pot flexibly if they wish to.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>To ensure due consideration is given to the interests of scheme members, scheme funds and the taxpayer in the continuation of these transfers for the public service schemes, government set out in the response to the consultation, <em>Freedom and Choice in Pensions,</em> that it would look to implement, where appropriate, safeguards akin to those which already exist in the private sector. We are continuing to discuss these options and others, including with the Department for Local Government as the department responsible for the Local Government Pension Scheme, the largest of the funded public service pension schemes, and will set out further detail on this issue in due course.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Deighton more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL2096 more like this
HL2097 more like this
HL2098 more like this
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less than 2014-10-29T15:20:54.0965935Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T15:20:54.0965935Z
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4262
star this property label Biography information for Lord Deighton more like this
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2479
star this property label Biography information for Lord Laird more like this
93434
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-14more like thismore than 2014-10-14
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Pensions: Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether and how the new Freedom and Choice for Pensioners arrangements will apply to Northern Ireland; and whether they have discussed the matter of a legislative consent motion with the Northern Ireland Executive. more like this
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Lord Laird more like this
star this property uin HL2100 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p>The tax changes necessary to deliver the Freedom and Choice in Pensions agenda are contained in the Taxation of Pensions Bill. The provisions in this Bill will apply across the UK as the relevant tax legislation is not, in the main, a matter over which powers have been devolved.<sup>[</sup><sup>1]</sup> The Pension Schemes Bill is being used to introduce further changes relevant to the Freedom and Choice agenda. Where these do relate to devolved matters in Northern Ireland, the Government is in the process of obtaining the necessary legislative consent motion and approval from the Northern Ireland Assembly.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>[1] Explanatory notes for the Taxation of Pensions Bill were published on the Parliament Website. Territorial extent is detailed in paragraph 52 http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/bills/cbill/2014-2015/0097/en/15097en.htm</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Deighton more like this
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less than 2014-10-29T15:21:46.8315879Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T15:21:46.8315879Z
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4262
star this property label Biography information for Lord Deighton more like this
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2479
star this property label Biography information for Lord Laird more like this
93676
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-15more like thismore than 2014-10-15
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Class Sizes more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the current pupil to teacher ratio in (1) primary, and (2) post-primary, schools broken down by sector; and how that figure compares with 2011. more like this
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Lord Browne of Belmont more like this
star this property uin HL2105 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is as follows:</p><p>Table: Pupil:teacher ratios and pupil:adult ratios in publicly funded schools.<br> November 2011-2013, England</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="2"> </td><td colspan="3"><p>November</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"> </td><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>2013</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>LA MAINTAINED NURSERY </strong></p></td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>PTR (Qualified teachers) within-schools</p></td><td><p>1, 2</p></td><td><p>16.7</p></td><td><p>16.5</p></td><td><p>17.1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>PTR (Qualified and unqualified teachers) within-schools</p></td><td><p>1, 2</p></td><td><p>16.2</p></td><td><p>15.9</p></td><td><p>16.7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>PAR within-schools</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>5.1</p></td><td><p>4.9</p></td><td><p>4.8</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>LA MAINTAINED PRIMARY </strong></p></td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>PTR (Qualified teachers) within-schools</p></td><td><p>1, 2</p></td><td><p>21.0</p></td><td><p>20.9</p></td><td><p>20.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>PTR (Qualified and unqualified teachers) within-schools</p></td><td><p>1, 2</p></td><td><p>20.5</p></td><td><p>20.5</p></td><td><p>20.4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>PAR within-schools</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>11.7</p></td><td><p>11.5</p></td><td><p>11.3</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>PRIMARY ACADEMIES</strong></p></td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>PTR (Qualified teachers) within-schools</p></td><td><p>1, 2</p></td><td><p>21.9</p></td><td><p>21.4</p></td><td><p>21.9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>PTR (Qualified and unqualified teachers) within-schools</p></td><td><p>1, 2</p></td><td><p>21.3</p></td><td><p>20.6</p></td><td><p>21.2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>PAR within-schools</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>12.5</p></td><td><p>11.7</p></td><td><p>11.8</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>TOTAL PUBLICLY FUNDED NURSERY AND PRIMARY</strong></p></td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>PTR (Qualified teachers) within-schools</p></td><td><p>1, 2</p></td><td><p>21.0</p></td><td><p>20.9</p></td><td><p>20.9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>PTR (Qualified and unqualified teachers) within-schools</p></td><td><p>1, 2</p></td><td><p>20.5</p></td><td><p>20.5</p></td><td><p>20.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>PAR within-schools</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>11.7</p></td><td><p>11.4</p></td><td><p>11.2</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>LA MAINTAINED SECONDARY</strong></p></td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>PTR (Qualified teachers) within-schools</p></td><td><p>1, 2</p></td><td><p>15.5</p></td><td><p>15.4</p></td><td><p>15.4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>PTR (Qualified and unqualified teachers) within-schools</p></td><td><p>1, 2</p></td><td><p>15.0</p></td><td><p>14.9</p></td><td><p>14.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>PAR within-schools</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>10.6</p></td><td><p>10.5</p></td><td><p>10.3</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>SECONDARY ACADEMIES</strong></p></td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>PTR (Qualified teachers) within-schools</p></td><td><p>1, 2</p></td><td><p>15.6</p></td><td><p>15.5</p></td><td><p>15.9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>PTR (Qualified and unqualified teachers) within-schools</p></td><td><p>1, 2</p></td><td><p>14.8</p></td><td><p>14.8</p></td><td><p>15.1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>PAR within-schools</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>10.6</p></td><td><p>10.6</p></td><td><p>10.7</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>TOTAL PUBLICLY FUNDED SECONDARY</strong></p></td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>PTR (Qualified teachers) within-schools</p></td><td><p>1, 2</p></td><td><p>15.6</p></td><td><p>15.5</p></td><td><p>15.7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>PTR (Qualified and unqualified teachers) within-schools</p></td><td><p>1, 2</p></td><td><p>14.9</p></td><td><p>14.9</p></td><td><p>15.0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>PAR within-schools</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>10.6</p></td><td><p>10.5</p></td><td><p>10.6</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>PUBLICLY FUNDED SPECIAL </strong></p></td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>PTR (Qualified teachers) within-schools</p></td><td><p>1, 2</p></td><td><p>6.3</p></td><td><p>6.3</p></td><td><p>5.9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>PTR (Qualified and unqualified teachers) within-schools</p></td><td><p>1, 2</p></td><td><p>5.9</p></td><td><p>5.8</p></td><td><p>5.4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>PAR within-schools</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>2.1</p></td><td><p>2.1</p></td><td><p>2.0</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>TOTAL ACADEMIES</strong></p></td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>PTR (Qualified teachers) within-schools</p></td><td><p>1, 2</p></td><td><p>15.9</p></td><td><p>16.1</p></td><td><p>16.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>PTR (Qualified and unqualified teachers) within-schools</p></td><td><p>1, 2</p></td><td><p>15.2</p></td><td><p>15.3</p></td><td><p>15.9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>PAR within-schools</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>10.7</p></td><td><p>10.6</p></td><td><p>10.7</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>TOTAL PUBLICLY FUNDED </strong></p></td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>PTR (Qualified teachers) within-schools</p></td><td><p>1, 2</p></td><td><p>17.8</p></td><td><p>17.7</p></td><td><p>17.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Overall PTR (Qualified and unqualified teachers) within-schools</p></td><td><p>2, 4</p></td><td><p>17.2</p></td><td><p>17.2</p></td><td><p>17.2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Overall PAR</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>10.5</p></td><td><p>10.3</p></td><td><p>10.2</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Source: School Census and School Workforce Census</p><p> </p><p>Notes</p><ol><li>The within-school PTR (Qualified) is calculated by dividing the total FTE number of pupils on roll in schools by the total FTE number of qualified teachers regularly employed in schools. The within-school PTR (Qualified and unqualified) is calculated by dividing the total FTE number of pupils on roll in schools by the totalFTE number of qualified and unqualified teachers regularly employed in schools.</li><li>For statistical purposes only, pupils who do not attend both morning and afternoon at least five days a week are regarded as part-time. Each part-time pupil is treated as 0.5 FTE.</li><li>The PAR is calculated by dividing the total FTE number of pupils on roll in schools by the total FTE number of all teachers and support staff employed in schools, excluding administrative and clerical staff.</li><li>The overall PTR is based on the total FTE number of pupils on roll in local authority maintained nursery, primary and secondary schools and the FTE of all teachers in these schools (including: centrally employed; occasional teachers; those on employment based routes to QTS; others without QTS, those on paid absence and any notes to replacements).</li><li>November 2013 figures are calculated using the most current figures e.g. January 2014 pupil numbers and November 2013 teacher numbers.</li></ol><p>Sources used are School Census for pupils and School Workforce Census (for November 2011 to 2013 teachers and overall teachers).</p><p> </p><p>The information requested is also published in table 17 in the statistical first release‘School Workforce in England, November 2013’, which is published online at: <a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-workforce-in-england-november-2013" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-workforce-in-england-november-2013</a></p><p> </p>
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many general practitioner practices in England have closed since June 2010; and how many have opened since January 2013. more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The data requested is shown in the following table. It is not possible to show this by calendar month.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>It is important to note that these figures also include practice mergers and takeovers and do not provide an accurate representation of activity or service provision. For example, the merger of three practices would show as three practices closing and one opening.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Closed: England</p></td><td><p>Opened: England</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>79</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>x</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>111</p><p> </p></td><td><p>x</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>124</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>x</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>126</p><p> </p><p> </p></td><td><p>13</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014 (to 31 August)</p></td><td><p>78</p></td><td><p>9</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Source: HSCIC</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p>Notes:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Details for opened practices in 2010 to 2012 have not been provided, but are available.</p><p> </p>
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