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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
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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
star this property hansard heading Government Departments: Bain and Company more like this
unstar 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, further to the Written Answer by Lord Young of Cookham on 15 July (HL16911), whether they will cease using Bain and Company for consultancy work. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Hain more like this
star this property uin HL17296 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>I refer the noble Lord to my answer given to Question HL16911 on 15 July 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL17297 more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:20:20.39Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:20:20.39Z
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57
star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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567
star this property label Biography information for Lord Hain more like this
1140464
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
star this property answering body
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
star this property hansard heading Government Departments: Bain and Company more like this
unstar 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, further to the Written Answer by Lord Young of Cookham on 15 July (HL16909), whether they will now (1) cancel existing future contracts, and (2) commit to not taking out any future contracts, with Bain and Company in the light of its consultancy work for the South African Revenue Service. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Hain more like this
star this property uin HL17297 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>I refer the noble Lord to my answer given to Question HL16911 on 15 July 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL17296 more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:20:20.44Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:20:20.44Z
star this property answering member
57
star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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567
star this property label Biography information for Lord Hain more like this
1140025
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Immigration: Children in Care more like this
unstar 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 what representations the Home Office has received from local authorities about (1) the need for nationality advice for children in local authority care, and (2) problems in identifying children in local authority care and care leavers who need to use the EU Settlement Scheme. more like this
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
star this property uin HL17260 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office has not received direct representations seeking nationality advice for looked after children from local authorities. The difficulties that local authorities may encounter when identifying eligible looked after children and care leavers has been raised.</p><p>During engagement sessions, with the Home Office EU Settlement Scheme Safeguarding User Group, as early as May 2018, stakeholders, representing looked after children and care leavers, highlighted that local authorities do not routinely record nationality of children. To help local authorities prepare for the launch of the EU Settlement Scheme, the Home Office made several recommendations. Identifying the eligible cohort of children and care leavers was one of the recommendations, along with identifying resource to manage this work stream. The Home Office has also produced an information pack to assist local authorities with responsibilities for looked after children. The pack details the need to obtain identity documents, a process which local authorities are familiar with as it is required for other circumstances.</p><p>The Home Office has no plan to publish the new burdens assessment in relation to looked after children and the EUSS.</p><p>The Home Office is committed to continuing to engage with local authorities as they undertake their responsibilities to ensure that all eligible looked after children and care leavers are supported to make an application to the EUSS. The Home Office will ensure that caseworkers liaise with and support applicants to get the status they require. The Home Office is directly engaging with local authorities, social workers, and those making applications on behalf of looked after children and care leavers to provide support and information.</p><p>If an applicant indicates that they expect to be granted settled status but the evidence for that status is incomplete, the Home Office will make multiple attempts to contact the applicant and help them to provide the evidence required.</p><p>The Home Office is monitoring applications in relation to children in care and care leavers both via engagement with local authorities and by tracking applications received.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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HL17263 more like this
HL17264 more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T15:24:47.347Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T15:24:47.347Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
star this property tabling member
4234
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
1140028
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Immigration: Children in Care more like this
unstar 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 what plans they have to publish the new burdens assessment produced in relation to the need for local authorities to identify and support eligible children in care from the European Economic Area and their family members to regularise their immigration status through the EU Settlement Scheme. more like this
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
star this property uin HL17263 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office has not received direct representations seeking nationality advice for looked after children from local authorities. The difficulties that local authorities may encounter when identifying eligible looked after children and care leavers has been raised.</p><p>During engagement sessions, with the Home Office EU Settlement Scheme Safeguarding User Group, as early as May 2018, stakeholders, representing looked after children and care leavers, highlighted that local authorities do not routinely record nationality of children. To help local authorities prepare for the launch of the EU Settlement Scheme, the Home Office made several recommendations. Identifying the eligible cohort of children and care leavers was one of the recommendations, along with identifying resource to manage this work stream. The Home Office has also produced an information pack to assist local authorities with responsibilities for looked after children. The pack details the need to obtain identity documents, a process which local authorities are familiar with as it is required for other circumstances.</p><p>The Home Office has no plan to publish the new burdens assessment in relation to looked after children and the EUSS.</p><p>The Home Office is committed to continuing to engage with local authorities as they undertake their responsibilities to ensure that all eligible looked after children and care leavers are supported to make an application to the EUSS. The Home Office will ensure that caseworkers liaise with and support applicants to get the status they require. The Home Office is directly engaging with local authorities, social workers, and those making applications on behalf of looked after children and care leavers to provide support and information.</p><p>If an applicant indicates that they expect to be granted settled status but the evidence for that status is incomplete, the Home Office will make multiple attempts to contact the applicant and help them to provide the evidence required.</p><p>The Home Office is monitoring applications in relation to children in care and care leavers both via engagement with local authorities and by tracking applications received.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL17260 more like this
HL17264 more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T15:24:47.41Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T15:24:47.41Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
star this property tabling member
4234
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
1140029
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Immigration: Children in Care more like this
unstar 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 how they intend (1) to monitor, and (2) to ensure that (a) looked after children, and (b) care leavers, applying through the EU Settlement Scheme are getting the correct status, in particular that they are not assigned pre-settled status because they lack the necessary documents. more like this
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
star this property uin HL17264 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office has not received direct representations seeking nationality advice for looked after children from local authorities. The difficulties that local authorities may encounter when identifying eligible looked after children and care leavers has been raised.</p><p>During engagement sessions, with the Home Office EU Settlement Scheme Safeguarding User Group, as early as May 2018, stakeholders, representing looked after children and care leavers, highlighted that local authorities do not routinely record nationality of children. To help local authorities prepare for the launch of the EU Settlement Scheme, the Home Office made several recommendations. Identifying the eligible cohort of children and care leavers was one of the recommendations, along with identifying resource to manage this work stream. The Home Office has also produced an information pack to assist local authorities with responsibilities for looked after children. The pack details the need to obtain identity documents, a process which local authorities are familiar with as it is required for other circumstances.</p><p>The Home Office has no plan to publish the new burdens assessment in relation to looked after children and the EUSS.</p><p>The Home Office is committed to continuing to engage with local authorities as they undertake their responsibilities to ensure that all eligible looked after children and care leavers are supported to make an application to the EUSS. The Home Office will ensure that caseworkers liaise with and support applicants to get the status they require. The Home Office is directly engaging with local authorities, social workers, and those making applications on behalf of looked after children and care leavers to provide support and information.</p><p>If an applicant indicates that they expect to be granted settled status but the evidence for that status is incomplete, the Home Office will make multiple attempts to contact the applicant and help them to provide the evidence required.</p><p>The Home Office is monitoring applications in relation to children in care and care leavers both via engagement with local authorities and by tracking applications received.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL17260 more like this
HL17263 more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T15:24:47.44Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T15:24:47.44Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
star this property tabling member
4234
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
1139562
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Medicine: Research more like this
unstar 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, what proportion of the investment in research and development, intended to reach 2.4 per cent of GDP by 2027, they expect to spend on health each year. more like this
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Lord Freyberg more like this
star this property uin HL17209 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>Through the Industrial Strategy we have committed to reaching the target of 2.4% of GDP investment in R&amp;D by 2027, and 3% in the longer term. Achieving this ambition would provide a strong platform to transform the economy by enabling the development of new technologies, industries and products that bring new growth, good jobs, and a wide range of social improvements.</p><p> </p><p>Reaching the 2.4% target will require concerted effort both for government and for business. Public investment will play an essential role in achieving the target, but this will also require a commitment from the private sector to invest substantially. Health-related Research and Development will be a vital element of our plan for reaching the ambition. We will publish a Roadmap for achieving the ambition, following the Spending Review. The Roadmap will explore the full range of policy measures that could encourage additional private investment in R&amp;D.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL17210 more like this
HL17211 more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T13:36:46.6Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T13:36:46.6Z
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2616
star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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2593
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freyberg more like this
1139563
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Research: Finance more like this
unstar 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 what proportion of the investment in research and development, intended to reach 2.4 per cent of GDP by 2027, they expect to come from private sources each year. more like this
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Lord Freyberg more like this
star this property uin HL17210 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>Through the Industrial Strategy we have committed to reaching the target of 2.4% of GDP investment in R&amp;D by 2027, and 3% in the longer term. Achieving this ambition would provide a strong platform to transform the economy by enabling the development of new technologies, industries and products that bring new growth, good jobs, and a wide range of social improvements.</p><p> </p><p>Reaching the 2.4% target will require concerted effort both for government and for business. Public investment will play an essential role in achieving the target, but this will also require a commitment from the private sector to invest substantially. Health-related Research and Development will be a vital element of our plan for reaching the ambition. We will publish a Roadmap for achieving the ambition, following the Spending Review. The Roadmap will explore the full range of policy measures that could encourage additional private investment in R&amp;D.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL17209 more like this
HL17211 more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T13:36:46.677Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T13:36:46.677Z
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2616
star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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2593
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freyberg more like this
1139564
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Medicine: Research more like this
unstar 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 what proportion of the investment in research and development, intended to reach 2.4 per cent of GDP by 2027, intended for health research and development they expect to come from private sources each year. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Freyberg more like this
star this property uin HL17211 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>Through the Industrial Strategy we have committed to reaching the target of 2.4% of GDP investment in R&amp;D by 2027, and 3% in the longer term. Achieving this ambition would provide a strong platform to transform the economy by enabling the development of new technologies, industries and products that bring new growth, good jobs, and a wide range of social improvements.</p><p> </p><p>Reaching the 2.4% target will require concerted effort both for government and for business. Public investment will play an essential role in achieving the target, but this will also require a commitment from the private sector to invest substantially. Health-related Research and Development will be a vital element of our plan for reaching the ambition. We will publish a Roadmap for achieving the ambition, following the Spending Review. The Roadmap will explore the full range of policy measures that could encourage additional private investment in R&amp;D.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL17209 more like this
HL17210 more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T13:36:46.773Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T13:36:46.773Z
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2616
star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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2593
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freyberg more like this
1139078
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Education: Sanitation more like this
unstar 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, further to the Written Answers by Lord Agnew of Oulton on 11 July (HL16827, HL16828, HL16829, and HL16830), which people they consider would feel excluded (1) by separate communal male and female toilets, and (2) as a result of both toilets being gender-neutral. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Lucas more like this
star this property uin HL17163 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The department has not identified any particular group of visitors that might feel excluded by separate communal male and female toilets or by both toilets being gender-neutral. The current approach for visitors supports individual choice rather than pre-supposing that particular groups of individuals have set or pre-determined preferences.</p><p> </p><p>With this in mind, no estimates have been made regarding the percentage of visitors who may feel excluded by separate communal male and female toilets, and of both toilets being gender-neutral. In addition, because visitors are served by a range of different toilet types, we would not expect individuals to feel excluded. Visitors have not fed back any concerns or sense of exclusion regarding the provision. The department rarely receives feedback on the visitors’ area and where it does, it will take action.</p><p> </p><p>In terms of the conversion of one toilet to gender-neutral status, while leaving the other as female only in the communal visitor area of Sanctuary Buildings, we are currently planning a major refurbishment of the visitor area. As part of that, we will review the facilities including the distribution of single sex and gender-neutral toilets.</p><p> </p><p>No discussions with the cleaning staff in Sanctuary Buildings have been held regarding the condition of the gender-neutral toilets in the communal visitor area compared to that of the female-only toilets. We have set standards of cleanliness across all facilities. We have not been made aware that these standards have not been met in the visitors’ toilets. We will monitor this, and take action, if required.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL17164 more like this
HL17165 more like this
HL17166 more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T11:07:56.887Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T11:07:56.887Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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1879
star this property label Biography information for Lord Lucas more like this
1139079
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answering body
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
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Education: Sanitation more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
star this property legislature
25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Agnew of Oulton on 11 July (HL16827, HL16828, HL16829, and HL16830), what estimate they have made of the percentage of visitors who would feel excluded (1) by separate communal male and female toilets, and (2) as a result of both toilets being gender-neutral. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Lucas more like this
star this property uin HL17164 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The department has not identified any particular group of visitors that might feel excluded by separate communal male and female toilets or by both toilets being gender-neutral. The current approach for visitors supports individual choice rather than pre-supposing that particular groups of individuals have set or pre-determined preferences.</p><p> </p><p>With this in mind, no estimates have been made regarding the percentage of visitors who may feel excluded by separate communal male and female toilets, and of both toilets being gender-neutral. In addition, because visitors are served by a range of different toilet types, we would not expect individuals to feel excluded. Visitors have not fed back any concerns or sense of exclusion regarding the provision. The department rarely receives feedback on the visitors’ area and where it does, it will take action.</p><p> </p><p>In terms of the conversion of one toilet to gender-neutral status, while leaving the other as female only in the communal visitor area of Sanctuary Buildings, we are currently planning a major refurbishment of the visitor area. As part of that, we will review the facilities including the distribution of single sex and gender-neutral toilets.</p><p> </p><p>No discussions with the cleaning staff in Sanctuary Buildings have been held regarding the condition of the gender-neutral toilets in the communal visitor area compared to that of the female-only toilets. We have set standards of cleanliness across all facilities. We have not been made aware that these standards have not been met in the visitors’ toilets. We will monitor this, and take action, if required.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL17163 more like this
HL17165 more like this
HL17166 more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T11:07:56.95Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T11:07:56.95Z
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4689
star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
star this property tabling member
1879
star this property label Biography information for Lord Lucas more like this