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star this property date less than 2019-06-14more like thismore than 2019-06-14
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Career Breaks: Females 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, how many women have returned to the labour market as a result of funding from the Women Returners programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brent Central more like this
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Dawn Butler more like this
star this property uin 264740 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 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
star this property answer text <p>Three rounds of funding for Returners Grants have been announced since March 2018, with £1.5 million now awarded to sixteen organisations supporting returners. Successful organisations funded under the first round began their programmes early this year.</p><p>These programmes provide extensive support to returners, supporting them to develop skills, build confidence, and complete accredited qualifications and training before they return to the labour market. Employment opportunities for returners taking part in the first round of projects will be sourced later this year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North remove filter
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-06-19T16:58:45.687Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T16:58:45.687Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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1489
star this property label Biography information for Dawn Butler more like this
1132281
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-14more like thismore than 2019-06-14
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Career Breaks: Females 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, what estimate she has made of the number of (a) disabled and (b) black, Asian and minority ethnic group women who have returned to the labour market as a result of funding from the Women Returners programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brent Central more like this
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Dawn Butler more like this
star this property uin 264741 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 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
star this property answer text <p>Three rounds of funding for Returner Grants have been announced since March 2018, with £1.5 million now awarded to sixteen organisations supporting returners. These programmes provide extensive support to returners, supporting them to develop skills, build confidence, and complete accredited qualifications and training, before they return to the labour market.</p><p>Programmes funded under the Returners Grant Fund will capture data on the protected characteristics of participants as part of programme evaluation. This will include ethnicity, disability, age, education and length of unemployment. Evaluation reports will be published upon the completion of all returner programmes funded by GEO.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North remove filter
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-06-19T16:59:41.35Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T16:59:41.35Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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1489
star this property label Biography information for Dawn Butler more like this
1131248
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Defence: Finance 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 progress his Department has made on securing the remaining £340 million sought for the Transformation Fund. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
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Nia Griffith more like this
star this property uin 263108 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 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>The budgetary arrangements for the Transformation Fund will be considered in the Spending Review.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North remove filter
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T15:29:09.493Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T15:29:09.493Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this
1132279
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-14more like thismore than 2019-06-14
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Women's Business Council 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, what recent assessment she has made of the merits of the work of the Women's Business Council; and what its forthcoming work programme will be. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brent Central more like this
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Dawn Butler more like this
star this property uin 264739 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 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
star this property answer text <p>The Women’s Business Council published its inaugural report five years ago. Since then we have seen a significant shift in women’s participation in, and experiences of, the workplace.</p><p>The Council has successfully influenced government policy on shared parental leave, flexible working and the provision of childcare. Members have raised the profile of issues with business leaders and developed specific programmes and toolkits for the business community.</p><p>I would like to pay tribute to the current Chair, Dame Cilla Snowball as she steps down from office next month, for overseeing the success of the Council’s programme.</p><p>We will be announcing the new Chair of the Women’s Business Council and its future business programme shortly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North remove filter
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-06-19T16:58:09.127Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T16:58:09.127Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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1489
star this property label Biography information for Dawn Butler more like this
1136533
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Ministry of Defence: Finance 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 assessment she has made of the adequacy of funding allocated to her Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lanark and Hamilton East more like this
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Angela Crawley more like this
star this property uin 272885 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 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
star this property answer text <p>The UK has committed to spending 2% of GDP on defence. We are the largest defence spender in Europe and the second largest in NATO.</p><p>The Ministry of Defence has a £39 billion core defence budget which will rise by at least 0.5% above inflation in every year of this Parliament. Any future funding decisions will be taken at the upcoming spending review.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North remove filter
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-07-10T13:47:59.827Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T13:47:59.827Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Angela Crawley more like this
1127972
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Prosecutions 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, pursuant to the Written Statement of 21 May 2019, Official Report HCWS1575 on Legal Protections and Support for Armed Forces Personnel and Veterans, when the public consultation on legal protections will (a) open and (b) close. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
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Nia Griffith more like this
star this property uin 257032 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 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence will launch a public consultation in summer 2019 on legislation to protect veterans who may be subject to repeated investigations in relation to overseas operations many years after the events in question.</p><p>This is a personal priority for me and I hope that we can bring forward legislation as soon as possible.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North remove filter
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-06-04T15:05:43.227Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-04T15:05:43.227Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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1541
star this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this
1127388
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Armed Forces 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 recent assessment she has made of the adequacy of the (a) capabilities and (b) strength of the armed forces. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Witney more like this
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Robert Courts more like this
star this property uin 910984 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>The Ministry of Defence launched the Modernising Defence Programme in January last year which looked across the spectrum at our current and planned capabilities, right through to our business practices.</p><p> </p><p>It is an ambitious programme, but we are confident that Defence is making the right capability investments and policy approaches to ensure we remain one of the strongest Defence players in Europe.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North remove filter
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-05-20T16:40:23.527Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Courts more like this
1136563
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Defence: Modernisation 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 steps she is taking to ensure the modernising defence programme is coordinated with the NATO defence planning process. 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 272778 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 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
star this property answer text <p>NATO is the cornerstone of our defence. The Modernising Defence Programme, published in December 2018, reaffirmed the UK's position as a leading voice in NATO and European security, including our commitment to the NATO Readiness Initiative. These commitments remain at the heart of UK Defence planning as we modernise to meet new threats.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North remove filter
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-07-09T15:13:12.58Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-09T15:13:12.58Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
1137604
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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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
unstar this property hansard heading EU Common Foreign and Security Policy 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 discussions she has had with the UK Permanent Representative EU on the EU Council meeting on security and defence on 17 June 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Devon more like this
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Sir Hugo Swire more like this
star this property uin 274457 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 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
star this property answer text <p>Ministry of Defence officials regularly engage with the UK Permanent Representative to the European Union on a number of issues. I was not present at the EU Foreign Affairs Council Meeting on 17 June 2019 but met with the UK Permanent Representative to the European Union in the margins of the NATO Defence Ministerial in Brussels on 29 June 2019 to discuss a number of issues related to European security and defence.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North remove filter
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-07-11T15:08:58.407Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-11T15:08:58.407Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Hugo Swire more like this
1137202
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star this property date less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Navy: Military Bases 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 Defence, how many visits there have been to UK naval bases by foreign vessels carrying nuclear weapons in each of the last ten years; which bases those vessels visited; and what nations those vessels originated from. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh North and Leith more like this
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Deidre Brock more like this
star this property uin 273805 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 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
star this property answer text <p>It is UK and NATO policy to neither confirm nor deny the presence of nuclear weapons onboard specific ships or submarines at any particular place or time, for the purposes of safeguarding national security and international relations.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North remove filter
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-07-10T13:46:58.49Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T13:46:58.49Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Deidre Brock more like this