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1149791
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-15more like thismore than 2019-10-15
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Sovereignty: Northern Ireland more like this
star 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 steps they are taking to promote to the people of Northern Ireland the benefits of Northern Ireland forming part of the UK. more like this
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Lord Caine more like this
star this property uin HL83 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
unstar this property answer text <p>This Government has made clear on many occasions that we will never be neutral in expressing our support for the Union. Our steadfast belief is that Northern Ireland’s future is best served within a stronger United Kingdom.</p><p> </p><p>The Government and this Department is fully committed to the constitutional integrity of the United Kingdom. Our union is strongest when each of its constituent parts is strong and working together. We remain focussed on ensuring the interests of each nation are fully represented within our union, strengthening the links between our economies and continuing to deliver strong and sustainable devolution.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL85 more like this
HL86 more like this
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less than 2019-10-17T15:29:38.31Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-17T15:29:38.31Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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4581
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Caine more like this
1149793
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-15more like thismore than 2019-10-15
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Sovereignty: Northern Ireland more like this
star 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 whether promoting the benefits to Northern Ireland of being part of the UK is one of the core functions of the Northern Ireland Office. more like this
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Lord Caine more like this
star this property uin HL85 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
unstar this property answer text <p>This Government has made clear on many occasions that we will never be neutral in expressing our support for the Union. Our steadfast belief is that Northern Ireland’s future is best served within a stronger United Kingdom.</p><p> </p><p>The Government and this Department is fully committed to the constitutional integrity of the United Kingdom. Our union is strongest when each of its constituent parts is strong and working together. We remain focussed on ensuring the interests of each nation are fully represented within our union, strengthening the links between our economies and continuing to deliver strong and sustainable devolution.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL83 more like this
HL86 more like this
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less than 2019-10-17T15:29:38.373Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-17T15:29:38.373Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
star this property tabling member
4581
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Caine more like this
1149794
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-15more like thismore than 2019-10-15
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Sovereignty: Northern Ireland more like this
star 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 steps they plan to take to strengthen Northern Ireland's place within the UK. more like this
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Lord Caine more like this
star this property uin HL86 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
unstar this property answer text <p>This Government has made clear on many occasions that we will never be neutral in expressing our support for the Union. Our steadfast belief is that Northern Ireland’s future is best served within a stronger United Kingdom.</p><p> </p><p>The Government and this Department is fully committed to the constitutional integrity of the United Kingdom. Our union is strongest when each of its constituent parts is strong and working together. We remain focussed on ensuring the interests of each nation are fully represented within our union, strengthening the links between our economies and continuing to deliver strong and sustainable devolution.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL83 more like this
HL85 more like this
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less than 2019-10-17T15:29:38.403Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-17T15:29:38.403Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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4581
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Caine more like this
1149828
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-15more like thismore than 2019-10-15
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Collateral (UK) more like this
star 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 whether when the FCA processed the FSMA full Part A application made by Collateral (UK) Limited on 23 March 2016, for which Collateral paid a fee of £1,500, whether it checked the information already contained in its Interim Permission file 656714; and whether it checked details on Collateral at Companies House and the date of Collateral's incorporation in respect of the date of grant of Interim Permission. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
star this property uin HL120 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The FCA is responsible for the regulation of the financial services sector and is operationally independent from Government. These questions relate to the FCA and have been passed on to them. The FCA will reply directly to Lord Myners by letter, and a copy of the letter will be placed in the Library of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed The Earl of Courtown more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN HL46 more like this
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less than 2019-10-22T14:41:22.123Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T14:41:22.123Z
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3359
star this property label Biography information for The Earl of Courtown more like this
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3869
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Myners more like this
1148319
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Standards more like this
star 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 when they intend to consult on mandatory accessible housing standards in building regulations. more like this
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Baroness Thomas of Winchester more like this
star this property uin HL18039 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
unstar this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN HL18040 more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T14:26:51.41Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T14:26:51.41Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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3785
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Thomas of Winchester more like this
1148320
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Standards more like this
star 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 progress they have made towards ensuring that new properties are built with good accessibility standards to reflect the needs of older and disabled people. more like this
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Baroness Thomas of Winchester more like this
star this property uin HL18040 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
unstar this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN HL18039 more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T14:26:51.473Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T14:26:51.473Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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3785
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Thomas of Winchester more like this
1148310
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar 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 Children: Reading more like this
star 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 steps they are taking to encourage children to read. more like this
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Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
star this property uin HL18030 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
unstar this property answer text <p>Ensuring children are taught to read well is vital to spreading opportunity. There is a substantial body of evidence that shows that systematic phonics is a highly effective method for teaching early reading.</p><p>This answer refers to education in England, as education is a devolved issue. Our phonics performance is improving. In 2019, 82% of pupils met the expected standard in the phonics screening check, compared to just 58% when the check was introduced in 2012. We are also investing £26.3 million in a national network of English hubs. We have appointed 34 primary schools across England as English hubs, who are taking a leading role in supporting nearly 3000 schools to improve their teaching of reading through systematic synthetic phonics, early language development, and reading for pleasure.</p><p>The national curriculum aims to ensure that all pupils develop the habit of reading widely and often, becoming independent, fluent and enthusiastic readers who read for pleasure and for information. Reading aloud is a part of this, and teachers are encouraged to read poetry, stories and non-fiction to younger pupils, as well as longer books to older pupils.</p><p>This government recognises the importance of strong literacy skills both in work and everyday life, which is why we provide full funding through the Adult Education Budget for people who need English skills to undertake a range of courses in GCSEs, functional skills and stepping stone qualifications from entry level to Level 2. To ensure as many people as possible have developed these skills by 19, the government requires students who have not yet achieved a Grade 4 in English to study it as part of the 16-19 study programme. Students taking Level 3 apprenticeships and T-Levels need to achieve a grade 4 at GCSE or pass functional skills. In 2018, nearly 80% of 19-year-olds held a Level 2 English qualification.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN HL18031 more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T12:14:26.827Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T12:14:26.827Z
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4689
star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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4282
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
1148311
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar 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 Literacy more like this
star 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 steps they intend to take to ensure that everybody living in the UK is able to read and write English to a competent standard. more like this
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Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
star this property uin HL18031 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
unstar this property answer text <p>Ensuring children are taught to read well is vital to spreading opportunity. There is a substantial body of evidence that shows that systematic phonics is a highly effective method for teaching early reading.</p><p>This answer refers to education in England, as education is a devolved issue. Our phonics performance is improving. In 2019, 82% of pupils met the expected standard in the phonics screening check, compared to just 58% when the check was introduced in 2012. We are also investing £26.3 million in a national network of English hubs. We have appointed 34 primary schools across England as English hubs, who are taking a leading role in supporting nearly 3000 schools to improve their teaching of reading through systematic synthetic phonics, early language development, and reading for pleasure.</p><p>The national curriculum aims to ensure that all pupils develop the habit of reading widely and often, becoming independent, fluent and enthusiastic readers who read for pleasure and for information. Reading aloud is a part of this, and teachers are encouraged to read poetry, stories and non-fiction to younger pupils, as well as longer books to older pupils.</p><p>This government recognises the importance of strong literacy skills both in work and everyday life, which is why we provide full funding through the Adult Education Budget for people who need English skills to undertake a range of courses in GCSEs, functional skills and stepping stone qualifications from entry level to Level 2. To ensure as many people as possible have developed these skills by 19, the government requires students who have not yet achieved a Grade 4 in English to study it as part of the 16-19 study programme. Students taking Level 3 apprenticeships and T-Levels need to achieve a grade 4 at GCSE or pass functional skills. In 2018, nearly 80% of 19-year-olds held a Level 2 English qualification.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN HL18030 more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T12:14:26.877Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T12:14:26.877Z
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4689
star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
star this property tabling member
4282
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
1148082
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Thameslink Railway Line: Maidstone more like this
star 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 when the planned Thameslink service from Maidstone East to central London and on to Cambridge is due to commence; and how frequently that service will run. more like this
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Baroness Randerson more like this
star this property uin HL18010 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
unstar this property answer text <p>In September, the industry confirmed that it is not able to deliver the planned new Thameslink service from Maidstone East in December 2019. Following the timetable change in May last year, passengers suffered as the industry introduced new services that it was not ready to deliver. Since then, new processes have been introduced within the industry to ensure that timetable changes are deliverable. The industry has concluded that adding these services onto an already busy and complex railway network in December presents a real risk of delay and disruption to thousands of passengers that rely on existing services. Whilst is the right decision, in this context, to delay the introduction, the Department is committed to ensuring that the rail industry delivers a reliable all-day Thameslink service from Maidstone East to London as soon as possible.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN HL18011 more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T11:30:43.337Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T11:30:43.337Z
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4580
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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4230
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Randerson more like this
1148083
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Thameslink Railway Line: Maidstone more like this
star 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 are the reasons for the repeated delays in the introduction of the Thameslink service from Maidstone East to central London and on to Cambridge. more like this
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Baroness Randerson more like this
star this property uin HL18011 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
unstar this property answer text <p>In September, the industry confirmed that it is not able to deliver the planned new Thameslink service from Maidstone East in December 2019. Following the timetable change in May last year, passengers suffered as the industry introduced new services that it was not ready to deliver. Since then, new processes have been introduced within the industry to ensure that timetable changes are deliverable. The industry has concluded that adding these services onto an already busy and complex railway network in December presents a real risk of delay and disruption to thousands of passengers that rely on existing services. Whilst is the right decision, in this context, to delay the introduction, the Department is committed to ensuring that the rail industry delivers a reliable all-day Thameslink service from Maidstone East to London as soon as possible.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN HL18010 more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T11:30:43.267Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T11:30:43.267Z
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4580
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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4230
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Randerson more like this