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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Autism more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she make it her policy to provide autism awareness training for staff in (a) her Department and (b) Jobcentres. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West more like this
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Thangam Debbonaire 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 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
star this property answer text <p>DWP has a Diversity and Equality Policy Statement. Every person working for the Department has a personal responsibility for implementing and promoting these commitments in their day-to-day dealings with customers, with each other and with employers and partners. Inappropriate behaviour is not acceptable.</p><p> </p><p>DWP have developed Autism Awareness training for all DWP operational staff, using information from the National Autistic Society. This training explains what Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are and how they may impact on a claimants’ daily life, including how this impacts individuals differently. This helps DWP staff be aware of how they can offer appropriate support. The training also focuses on what support DWP can provide to help customers with ASD secure employment, highlighting the tailored support available and focusing on what positive strengths customers with ASD can offer a prospective employer.</p><p> </p><p>Within the Fundamental Learning Journey for all DWP Operational roles, we have learning for Supporting Vulnerable Adults (hosted by Civil Service Learning), Safeguarding children and for Adults and Equality and Diversity.</p><p> </p><p>There is DWP technical learning specifically for staff who need to look at medical evidence for particular medical conditions as part of their job role. This covers the likely care needs for more common medical conditions and signposts to more detailed guidance.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-05-20T16:41:15.783Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-20T16:41:15.783Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
1125925
star this property registered interest false more like this
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Food Banks 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 Work and Pensions, what recent assessment she has made of the effect of the sanctions system on levels of foodbank use among claimants. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill more like this
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Hugh Gaffney more like this
star this property uin 252866 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 2019-05-17more like thismore than 2019-05-17
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) does not keep official statistics on foodback use as there are many reasons why people use foodbanks.</p><p>Nevertheless, as a measured safeguard The Department offers financial support to those claimants who have been sanctioned. We have a well-established system of hardship payments for claimants who cannot meet their immediate and most essential needs, including accommodation, heating, food and hygiene, as a result of their sanction.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T15:21:59.913Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T15:21:59.913Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Hugh Gaffney more like this
1125900
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Type 31 Frigates: Exports 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 Defence, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the export strategy for the Type 31 frigate following increases to the construction costs of that frigate. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 252838 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 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
star this property answer text <p>We still want all five Type 31e Frigates at an average production price of £250 million per ship. We are confident that it will be competitively priced in the global export market.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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252885 more like this
252886 more like this
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less than 2019-05-15T16:18:36.837Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T16:18:36.837Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
1125902
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Type 31 Frigates: Procurement 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 Defence, whether it is remains her Department’s policy (a) that the price for a Type 31e frigate is capped at £250 million and (b) to order five Type 31e frigates. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport more like this
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Luke Pollard more like this
star this property uin 252885 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 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
star this property answer text <p>We still want all five Type 31e Frigates at an average production price of £250 million per ship. We are confident that it will be competitively priced in the global export market.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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252838 more like this
252886 more like this
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less than 2019-05-15T16:18:36.897Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T16:18:36.897Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Luke Pollard more like this
1125903
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Type 31 Frigates: Procurement 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 Defence, what recent estimate she has made of the cost of procuring a Type 31e frigate. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport more like this
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Luke Pollard more like this
star this property uin 252886 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 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
star this property answer text <p>We still want all five Type 31e Frigates at an average production price of £250 million per ship. We are confident that it will be competitively priced in the global export market.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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252838 more like this
252885 more like this
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less than 2019-05-15T16:18:36.93Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T16:18:36.93Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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4682
unstar this property label Biography information for Luke Pollard more like this
1125946
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Venezuela: Politics and Government 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations his Department has made to representatives of the Government of Venezuela on the promotion of democracy in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Antrim more like this
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Paul Girvan more like this
star this property uin 252880 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 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
star this property answer text <p>Through our Ambassador and internationally, we are working closely with EU partners, the International Contact Group on Venezuela, regional organisations such as the Lima Group, and like-minded partners to achieve a peaceful resolution to the current crisis and a return to democracy. Unfortunately, this objective continues to be thwarted by the regime of Nicolas Maduro.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2019-05-20T12:59:48.097Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-20T12:59:48.097Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Girvan more like this
1125919
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading NHS Scotland: Drugs more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the progress by NHS Scotland in securing supplies of Orkambi and Symkevi. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough more like this
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Gill Furniss more like this
star this property uin 252864 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 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
star this property answer text <p>The Department has made no assessment. All issues relating to healthcare provision in Scotland, such as the availability of Orkambi and Symkevi are matters for the devolved administrations.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-05-15T16:48:13.447Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T16:48:13.447Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gill Furniss more like this
1125940
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Pharmacy: Access more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent steps he has taken to ensure that patients have adequate access to pharmacy services. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Slough more like this
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Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
star this property uin 252890 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
star this property answer text <p>In December 2016, the Department introduced the Pharmacy Access Scheme (PhAS), as part of a wider package of reforms to the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework. The PhAS helps to support the financial viability of pharmacies in areas where there are fewer pharmacies.</p><p>The Department continues to monitor closely the market to identify and address issues that may impact patient access to pharmacy services. Access to National Health Service pharmaceutical services remains good: there are over 11,500 pharmacies in England, an increase of approximately 12% in the last decade.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-05-15T16:49:34.91Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T16:49:34.91Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
1125875
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Health: Finance more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the value was of reductions to the local authority public health grant in each year since 2014; and what estimate he has made of trends in the level of funding for that grant in the next three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West more like this
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Thangam Debbonaire more like this
star this property uin 252850 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is shown in the following table.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Public Health Grant Allocation (£ billion)</p></td><td><p>Change in budget (£billion)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>2.663</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>2.795</p></td><td><p>+0.128</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16*</p></td><td><p>3.031</p></td><td><p>+0.236</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>3.387</p></td><td><p>+0.356</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18**</p></td><td><p>3.304</p></td><td><p>-0.083</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018/19</p></td><td><p>3.219</p></td><td><p>-0.085</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019/20</p></td><td><p>3.134</p></td><td><p>-0.085</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Notes:</p><p>*Funding public health services for children aged 0-5 was transferred from the National Health Service to local authorities from October 2015.</p><p>** Figures from 2017/18 include funding retained by the Greater Manchester local authority as part of a business rate retention pilot not allocated as grant.</p><p> </p><p>Future funding for local authority public health function will be a matter for the Spending Review.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-05-20T16:04:12.123Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-20T16:04:12.123Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
1125908
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Health: Transport more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the merits of NICE proposals for pedestrians, cyclists and people who use public transport to have priority over motorised transport when building roads; and what the role of public health bodies in such decisions should be. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brentford and Isleworth more like this
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Ruth Cadbury more like this
star this property uin 252859 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
star this property answer text <p>Public Health England (PHE) supports National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance and is a registered stakeholder for developing NICE guidelines and quality standards. Guidance on physical activity and the environment covers the physical infrastructure and planning needed to make non-motorised transport an easier option, including how to improve the physical environment to encourage and support physical activity, and is available to view at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng90" target="_blank">https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng90</a></p><p> </p><p>The recommendations in this guideline should be read alongside NICE's guideline on physical activity: walking and cycling, available to view at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ph41" target="_blank">https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ph41</a></p><p> </p><p>PHE works with the planning sector to help implement NICE guidance through the co-production of resources including ‘Working Together to Promote Active Travel: A briefing for local authorities’ which draws on the evidence used in NICE guidance, available to view at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/523460/Working_Together_to_Promote_Active_Travel_A_briefing_for_local_authorities.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/523460/Working_Together_to_Promote_Active_Travel_A_briefing_for_local_authorities.pdf</a></p><p>Local authorities also play a key role in supporting local planning decisions.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-05-20T16:02:18.203Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-20T16:02:18.203Z
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4455
unstar this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Cadbury more like this