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1150861
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unstar this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-10-21
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading National Citizen Service Trust more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when she or her Department was made aware of the contractual dispute between NCS Trust and the largest provider of National Citizen Service, The Challenge. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Streatham more like this
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Chuka Umunna more like this
star this property uin 2742 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 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport were formally made aware of the contractual dispute between NCS and The Challenge on 15th July when a letter of complaint was sent from Bill Ronald (CEO of The Challenge) to the DCMS Secretary of State.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Loughborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Nicky Morgan more like this
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less than 2019-10-29T13:09:47.727Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-29T13:09:47.727Z
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4027
star this property label Biography information for Nicky Morgan more like this
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4128
unstar this property label Biography information for Chuka Umunna more like this
1150862
star this property registered interest true more like this
unstar this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-10-21
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading National Citizen Service Trust more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when the internal investigation into complaints regarding NCS Trust will be concluded; and if she will publish the findings of that investigation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Streatham more like this
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Chuka Umunna more like this
star this property uin 2743 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 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
star this property answer text <p>In line with standard complaint procedures, we are investigating the complaints raised by The Challenge against the NCS Trust and will address any findings as appropriate. The investigation is ongoing.</p><p> </p><p>DCMS will let both parties know the result of the investigation when it has concluded.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Loughborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Nicky Morgan more like this
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less than 2019-10-29T13:10:56.187Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-29T13:10:56.187Z
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4027
star this property label Biography information for Nicky Morgan more like this
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4128
unstar this property label Biography information for Chuka Umunna more like this
1150863
star this property registered interest true more like this
unstar this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-10-21
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading National Citizen Service Trust more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what progress NCS Trust has made on addressing the governance issues raised in reports by the Public Accounts Committtee and National Audit Office. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Streatham more like this
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Chuka Umunna more like this
star this property uin 2744 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 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
star this property answer text <p>In response to the governance issues raised in reports by the Public Accounts Committee and the National Audit Office, DCMS, together with the NCS Trust, have made the following progress:</p><p> </p><ul><li>The NCS Trust transitioned from a Community Interest Company to a Royal Charter body (RCB), in accordance with the NCS Act, on 01 December 2018. This made the NCS Trust an Arm’s Length Body (ALB) of DCMS. The ALB relationship means that the NCS Trust have a higher level of accountability to Parliament and the taxpayer, and ensures that Government have the power to appropriately scrutinise the NCS Trust as they see fit.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>As a Government ALB, the NCS Trust is now subject to the following Government scrutiny: the <strong>National Audit Office (NAO)</strong> audits the NCS annual report and accounts; NAO submit all accounts to the <strong>Committee of Public Accounts (PAC); </strong>The <strong>NCS Act</strong> requires the NCS Trust to lay Ministerially-approved annual business plans, annual reports and accounts in Parliament; The <strong>NCS Royal Charter</strong> states that a <strong>representative of the Government</strong> must sit on the NCS Trust’s Remuneration and Audit and Risk committees; The NCS Trust is subject to all <strong>Cabinet Office Spend Controls</strong></li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>As a Government ALB, the NCS Trust must abide by all principles laid out in <strong>HMT’s Managing Public Money</strong> document.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>As the Sponsor Department, DCMS exercises its governance scrutiny over the NCS Trust through: bi-annual Sponsor meetings between the DCMS Permanent Secretary, as Principal Accounting Officer, and the NCS Trust CEO and Board Chair; a high level of Senior Civil Servant involvement in the NCS Trust’s activities, including regular meetings between NCS Trust and DCMS Senior Sponsor and Sponsor Director; and through specialist-level meetings with officials from across DCMS.</li></ul>
star this property answering member constituency Loughborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Nicky Morgan more like this
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less than 2019-10-29T13:14:21.697Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-29T13:14:21.697Z
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4027
star this property label Biography information for Nicky Morgan more like this
star this property tabling member
4128
unstar this property label Biography information for Chuka Umunna more like this
1150864
star this property registered interest true more like this
unstar this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-10-21
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Voluntary Work: Young People more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment she has made of the NCS Trust’s effectiveness in (a) delivering and (b) meeting the targets set for the National Citizen Service. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Streatham more like this
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Chuka Umunna more like this
star this property uin 2745 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 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
star this property answer text <p>DCMS assesses the NCS Trust’s effectiveness in delivering the NCS programme against the three core objectives of: social cohesion, social mobility and social engagement - through consecutive, independent evaluations. Since 2013, these have demonstrated the positive impacts that National Citizen Service delivers to both its participants and their communities.</p><p> </p><p>DCMS assesses the NCS Trust’s effectiveness in meeting its Key Performance Indicator (KPI) targets on an ongoing basis and reviews these formally at the bi-annual Sponsor meetings between the DCMS Permanent Secretary and NCS Trust CEO and Board Chair. Performance against KPIs is published in the NCS Trust’s Annual Report, which is laid before Parliament.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Loughborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Nicky Morgan more like this
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less than 2019-10-29T13:16:28.293Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-29T13:16:28.293Z
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4027
star this property label Biography information for Nicky Morgan more like this
star this property tabling member
4128
unstar this property label Biography information for Chuka Umunna more like this
1150865
star this property registered interest true more like this
unstar this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-10-21
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading National Citizen Service Trust: Complaints more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many formal complaints have been made to her Department on the NCS Trust in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Streatham more like this
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Chuka Umunna more like this
star this property uin 2746 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 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
star this property answer text <p>In the last twelve months DCMS has received one formal complaint against the NCS Trust and one formal complaint regarding the terms of the new contracts issued by the NCS Trust.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Loughborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Nicky Morgan more like this
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less than 2019-10-29T13:19:56.19Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-29T13:19:56.19Z
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4027
star this property label Biography information for Nicky Morgan more like this
star this property tabling member
4128
unstar this property label Biography information for Chuka Umunna more like this
1150980
star this property registered interest true more like this
unstar this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-10-21
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Cabinet Office: Living Wage more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether all staff of the Prime Minister's Office are paid the London Living Wage; and whether it is a requirement for all Government Departments' contractors to pay the London Living Wage to London-based staff. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Greenwich and Woolwich more like this
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Matthew Pennycook more like this
star this property uin 2813 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 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
star this property answer text <p>I refer the Hon. Member to the answer I gave to his question (PQ 293677) on 7 October 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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less than 2019-10-24T16:06:16.683Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-24T16:06:16.683Z
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3944
star this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
star this property tabling member
4520
unstar this property label Biography information for Matthew Pennycook more like this
1150983
star this property registered interest true more like this
unstar this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-10-21
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading 10 Downing Street: Catering and Cleaning Services more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what arrangements the Government has with contractors for (a) cleaning and (b) catering in 10 Downing Street. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Greenwich and Woolwich more like this
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Matthew Pennycook more like this
star this property uin 2814 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 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
star this property answer text <p>Cleaners in No 10 are Civil Servants and are not contractors. The catering services are provided via the Government Property Agency's Total Facilities Management Contract.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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less than 2019-10-24T09:03:36.163Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-24T09:03:36.163Z
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3944
star this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
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4520
unstar this property label Biography information for Matthew Pennycook more like this
1150984
star this property registered interest true more like this
unstar this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-10-21
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Living Wage more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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, how many staff of his Department are paid less than the London Living Wage; and what requirements his Department places on contractors to pay the London Living Wage to London-based staff. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Greenwich and Woolwich more like this
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Matthew Pennycook more like this
star this property uin 2815 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 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
star this property answer text <p>​No Foreign &amp; Commonwealth Office staff working within Inner or Greater London receive less than the London Living Wage.</p><p>We do not require companies contracted to the Department to pay Living Wage Foundation's living wage to the staff that they employ. Specific rates of pay are a matter for each individual contractor, as the employer, but assurances are provided to ensure full compliance with the requirements of the National Minimum Wage and the National Living Wage.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Tamworth more like this
star this property answering member printed Christopher Pincher more like this
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less than 2019-10-24T16:45:46.043Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-24T16:45:46.043Z
star this property answering member
4075
star this property label Biography information for Christopher Pincher more like this
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4520
unstar this property label Biography information for Matthew Pennycook more like this
1150992
star this property registered interest true more like this
unstar this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-10-21
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Department of Health and Social Care: Living Wage more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many staff his Department are paid less than the London Living Wage; and what requirements his Department places on contractors to pay the London Living Wage to London-based staff. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Greenwich and Woolwich more like this
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Matthew Pennycook more like this
star this property uin 2823 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 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
star this property answer text <p>Whilst Government Departments do not seek accreditation to the Living Wage Foundation in relation to their rates of pay, the Department’s pay levels are above the current London Living Wage rates (as defined by the Living Wage Foundation) for directly employed members of staff and agency staff that are also sourced via the Crown Commercial Services Framework Contingent Labour Framework.</p><p>Contractor pay levels adhere to the statutory requirements to pay the National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage. We do not require pay levels for our contractors to be above London Living Wage levels.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2019-10-29T17:29:31.99Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-29T17:29:31.99Z
star this property answering member
4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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4520
unstar this property label Biography information for Matthew Pennycook more like this
1150994
star this property registered interest true more like this
unstar this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-10-21
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Education: Living Wage more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many staff of his Department are paid less than the London Living Wage; and what requirements his Department places on contractors to pay the London Living Wage to London-based staff. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Greenwich and Woolwich more like this
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Matthew Pennycook more like this
star this property uin 2825 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 2019-10-25more like thismore than 2019-10-25
star this property answer text <p>All employees based inside Greater London are paid at least the London Living Wage.</p><p>The department supports the use of the Crown Commercial Service Public Sector Framework as the route to market for contingent workers. All contingent workers based inside Greater London are paid at least the London Living Wage.</p><p>There are 93 employees based in regional offices outside of Greater London that are paid below the London Living Wage but are all paid more than the National Living Wage and the UK Real Living Wage.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-10-25T12:52:14.447Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-25T12:52:14.447Z
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4021
star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
star this property tabling member
4520
unstar this property label Biography information for Matthew Pennycook more like this