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star this property date less than 2019-04-04more like thismore than 2019-04-04
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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 Shoplifting: Gillingham and Rainham more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps he is taking to support convenience retailers in Gillingham and Rainham from shop theft; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gillingham and Rainham remove filter
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Rehman Chishti more like this
star this property uin 241024 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-04-08more like thismore than 2019-04-08
star this property answer text <p>All forms of retail crime are unacceptable, and everyone has the right to feel safe at work.</p><p>I chair the National Retail Crime Steering Group (NRCSG) which brings together partners including the police, trade bodies – including the Association of Convenience Stores - and retailers and is overseeing a range of work to tackle retail crime. This includes the collation and dissemination of good practice and developing guidance on the use of Impact Statements for Business, which give victims of business crime the opportunity to set out the impact the crime has had on the business, including, for example, financial loss. The NRCSG also continues to work with retailers to improve the management and response to shop theft using a partnership approach according to local circumstances.</p><p>On 5 April Government launched a call for evidence on violence and abuse towards shop workers to strengthen our understanding of this issue, including how existing legislation is being applied.</p><p>In addition, the Sentencing Council is reviewing its guidelines on assault and a consultation on a revised guideline is anticipated to commence this Summer.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2019-04-08T16:26:57.54Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-08T16:26:57.54Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rehman Chishti more like this
1124763
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading NHS more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What steps he is taking to secure the long-term future of the NHS. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gillingham and Rainham remove filter
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Rehman Chishti more like this
star this property uin 910734 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
star this property answer text <p>We are increasing the National Health Service budget by £33.9 billion in cash terms over the next five years. This major investment will support the NHS to continue to deliver world class care. The NHS Long Term Plan has set out a vision for the NHS, ensuring that every penny is well spent.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matt Hancock more like this
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less than 2019-05-07T16:19:13.31Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-07T16:19:13.31Z
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star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rehman Chishti more like this
1121392
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading New Businesses more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many start-up businesses have been created in (a) Medway, (b) Kent and (c) England since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gillingham and Rainham remove filter
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Rehman Chishti more like this
star this property uin 244054 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-04-23more like thismore than 2019-04-23
star this property answer text <p>When looking at business start-ups we look at business births, this is because there is no direct measure of the number of business start-ups in the UK.</p><p> </p><p>The Business Demography Publication by the Office for National Statistics details the number of business births in the UK with data available from 2012.</p><p> </p><p>Business births are defined as businesses newly registered for at least one of VAT and PAYE.</p><p> </p><p>The following table gives the number of business births in Medway, Kent and England from 2012 to 2017:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Birth count of new businesses</p></td><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>Total period:</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>a) </strong><strong>Medway</strong></p></td><td><p>940</p></td><td><p>1,215</p></td><td><p>1,230</p></td><td><p>1,370</p></td><td><p>1,470</p></td><td><p>1,305</p></td><td><p><strong>7,530</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>b) </strong><strong>Kent County</strong></p></td><td><p>6,325</p></td><td><p>7,745</p></td><td><p>7,680</p></td><td><p>8,335</p></td><td><p>8,730</p></td><td><p>7,895</p></td><td><p><strong>46,710</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>c) </strong><strong>England </strong></p></td><td><p>239,660</p></td><td><p>308,565</p></td><td><p>312,920</p></td><td><p>344,065</p></td><td><p>373,580</p></td><td><p>339,345</p></td><td><p><strong>1,918,135</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-04-23T16:29:13.273Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-23T16:29:13.273Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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3987
unstar this property label Biography information for Rehman Chishti more like this
1121395
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent steps he has taken to help businesses create more highly skilled jobs in (a) Gillingham and Rainham, (b) Medway and (c) Kent. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gillingham and Rainham remove filter
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Rehman Chishti more like this
star this property uin 244055 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-04-23more like thismore than 2019-04-23
star this property answer text <p>The Government has invited all Mayoral Combined Authorities and Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in England to develop Local Industrial Strategies. We aim to agree these with all places by early 2020. For Kent, the South East LEP will set out an ambitious long-term vision for the area to increase its productivity, build on its established strengths, and create new opportunities for people and businesses in emerging sectors and industries.</p><p> </p><p>The government know that regions across the UK have different skills needs, so will build on local strengths to deliver opportunities for people wherever they live. One way we will achieve this is through Skills Advisory Panels which bring together local employers and skills providers to pool knowledge on skills and labour market needs and work together to understand and address key local challenges. These Panels will be led by the Local Enterprise Partnership, and will influence Local Industrial Strategy development.</p><p> </p><p>In Kent, and the wider South East LEP area, the government is working in partnership with local business and civic leaders to grow skills and opportunities for workers across the area by:</p><p>- Delivering an increase of 198,900 jobs since 2010 and 31,080 apprenticeship starts last year.</p><p>- Investing £590 million of Growth Deal funding to the South East LEP since 2014. delivering 78,000 jobs, 29,000 homes and attracting a further £960 million extra investment into the South East, including £22 million spent on 29 skills projects.</p><p>- Investing £6.5 million for the Kent and Medway EDGE Hub. .</p><p>- Backing the Innovation Park Medway, within the Kent Enterprise Zone with £4.4 million funding to help attract high quality technology, engineering and manufacturing companies to the area.</p><p>Supporting the Local Enterprise Partnership’s Kent and Medway Growth Hub to help small and medium sized enterprises in the areas access the support they need to grow and thrive.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-04-23T16:29:21.923Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-23T16:29:21.923Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rehman Chishti more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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Church Commissioners more like this
star this property answering dept id 9 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Church Commissioners more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Church Commissioners more like this
star this property hansard heading Christianity: Oppression more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what progress the Church of England has made on tackling the persecution of Christians throughout the world. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gillingham and Rainham remove filter
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Rehman Chishti more like this
star this property uin 910766 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
star this property answer text <p>The Church of England welcomed the decision by the Foreign Secretary to launch an Independent Review into the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s support for persecuted Christians.</p><p>On behalf of their two Churches, Archbishop of Canterbury and the Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster made a joint submission to the Review. They set out a range of practical recommendations about how the Government could take meaningful action not only in protecting Christians facing persecution but also in promoting freedom of religion and belief more widely.</p><p>Their joint submission can be found here: https://www.archbishopofcanterbury.org/news/latest-news/anglicans-and-catholics-make-joint-submission-foreign-office-review-persecuted</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Meriden more like this
star this property answering member printed Dame Caroline Spelman more like this
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less than 2019-05-09T11:40:50.903Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-09T11:40:50.903Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dame Caroline Spelman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rehman Chishti more like this