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227700
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-03-17more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Post Offices more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, with reference to his Department's announcement of 27 November 2013 on Post Office branch modernisation, how many Post Offices have benefited to date from the dedicated fund to support smaller community branches. more like this
tabling member constituency Torridge and West Devon more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Geoffrey Cox more like this
uin 227769 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false remove filter
date of answer less than 2015-03-19more like thismore than 2015-03-19
answer text <p /> <p>Since the landmark £20 million Post Office Community Fund started accepting applications in June 2014 more than 340 Community post offices have applied for funding. More than 250 of these proposals have been approved to date and of these more than 85 have been completed, bringing significant benefits to communities, customers and subpostmasters across the UK. The fund remains open for applications and the Government encourages eligible branches to apply for investment.</p> more like this
answering member constituency East Dunbartonshire more like this
answering member printed Jo Swinson more like this
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less than 2015-03-19T16:28:38.597Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
answering member
1513
label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
tabling member
1508
label Biography information for Mr Geoffrey Cox more like this
227759
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-03-17more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 more like this
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
hansard heading Northern Ireland Universities Air Squadron more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what progress is being made by the RAF on recruitment to the Northern Ireland University Air Squadron. more like this
tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
uin 227862 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false remove filter
date of answer less than 2015-03-20more like thismore than 2015-03-20
answer text <p>Following confirmation earlier this month that the Royal Air Force would establish a Northern Ireland University Air Squadron at Aldergrove, two squadron staff posts are in the process of being established and expect to be recruited in time for the next academic year of 2015-16. There will be 24 student places from September 2015.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Ludlow more like this
answering member printed Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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less than 2015-03-20T14:57:07.937Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-20T14:57:07.937Z
answering member
1542
label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
tabling member
1409
label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
227766
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-03-17more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 more like this
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
hansard heading Tornado Aircraft more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to paragraph 3 of Annex F of MAA RA 1210, how and when he expects the validity of Tornado GR4 ALARP statement to be decided by the appropriate court. more like this
tabling member constituency Moray more like this
tabling member printed
Angus Robertson more like this
uin 227978 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false remove filter
date of answer less than 2015-03-20more like thismore than 2015-03-20
answer text <p>There are no current or pending court proceedings in which the validity of the Tornado GR4 As Low As Reasonably Practicable statement would be decided.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Ludlow more like this
answering member printed Mr Philip Dunne more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-03-20T14:52:38.563Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-20T14:52:38.563Z
answering member
1542
label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
tabling member
1433
label Biography information for Angus Robertson more like this
227723
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-03-17more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
HM Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
hansard heading Electronic Cigarettes: Taxation more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with the European Commission and his counterparts from other EU member states on the taxation of e-cigarettes. more like this
tabling member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
tabling member printed
Mark Garnier more like this
uin 227745 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false remove filter
date of answer less than 2015-03-20more like thismore than 2015-03-20
answer text <p>There are not been any ministerial level discussions with the European Commission or other EU member states on the taxation of e-cigarettes.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Witham more like this
answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2015-03-20T14:52:21.293Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-20T14:52:21.293Z
answering member
4066
label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
tabling member
4074
label Biography information for Mark Garnier more like this
227921
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-03-17more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Ministry of Justice more like this
answering dept id 54 more like this
answering dept short name Justice more like this
answering dept sort name Justice more like this
hansard heading Prisons: Private Sector more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what funds his Department allocated to contractors to manage each privately-run prison in (a) 2012, (b) 2013 and (c) 2014. more like this
tabling member constituency Cambridge more like this
tabling member printed
Dr Julian Huppert more like this
uin 227750 more like this
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is ministerial correction false remove filter
date of answer less than 2015-03-20more like thismore than 2015-03-20
answer text <p>The following table shows the annual expenditure for the contracted prisons for each of the last three financial years 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14 for which information is available.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Prison</p></td><td><p>Operator</p></td><td colspan="3"><p>Direct Resource Expenditure (£000s)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>2011-12 (restated)</p></td><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>2013-14</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Altcourse</p></td><td><p>G4S</p></td><td><p>46,219</p></td><td><p>46,494</p></td><td><p>45,538</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ashfield</p></td><td><p>Serco</p></td><td><p>26,426</p></td><td><p>27,660</p></td><td><p>23,451</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Birmingham</p></td><td><p>G4S</p></td><td><p>14,022</p></td><td><p>30,035</p></td><td><p>28,611</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bronzefield</p></td><td><p>Sodexo</p></td><td><p>27,629</p></td><td><p>28,873</p></td><td><p>29,871</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Doncaster</p></td><td><p>Serco</p></td><td><p>19,714</p></td><td><p>18,273</p></td><td><p>17,789</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Dovegate</p></td><td><p>Serco</p></td><td><p>37,573</p></td><td><p>38,846</p></td><td><p>39,331</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Forest Bank</p></td><td><p>Sodexo</p></td><td><p>34,626</p></td><td><p>35,682</p></td><td><p>37,187</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Lowdham Grange</p></td><td><p>Serco</p></td><td><p>26,063</p></td><td><p>27,478</p></td><td><p>28,128</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northumberland</p></td><td><p>Sodexo</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td><td><p>11,352</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oakwood</p></td><td><p>G4S</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td><td><p>24,800</p></td><td><p>19,473</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Parc</p></td><td><p>G4S</p></td><td><p>58,529</p></td><td><p>59,413</p></td><td><p>56,708</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Peterborough</p></td><td><p>Sodexo</p></td><td><p>32,418</p></td><td><p>33,085</p></td><td><p>34,133</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Rye Hill</p></td><td><p>G4S</p></td><td><p>18,663</p></td><td><p>19,138</p></td><td><p>19,997</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Thameside</p></td><td><p>Serco</p></td><td><p>143</p></td><td><p>27,561</p></td><td><p>31,027</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wolds</p></td><td><p>G4S</p></td><td><p>8,470</p></td><td><p>8,598</p></td><td><p>2,157</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>To note within the Table:</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1. Birmingham transferred to the management of G4S on 1st October 2011</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2. Thameside became operational on 27th March 2012</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>3. Oakwood became operational on 24th April 2012</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>4. Wolds transferred to Public Sector management on 1st July 2013</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>5. Altcourse had Cabinet Office savings initiative from 2011 c £1m per year</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>6. Altcourse had 96 Additional Prisoner Places (APP's) deactivated in Dec 2012 and 75 deactivated in April 2013</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>7. Forest Bank has a disinvestment of c £1m per year from July 2012</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>8. Parc had 138 APP's deactivated in April 2013</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>9. Oakwood had £7.2m of fixed costs included in 2012-13</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>10. Thameside became operational at the end of 2011-12 and &quot;ramp-up&quot; progressed through 2012-13</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>11. Northumberland (merger of HMPs Acklington and Castington) transferred to the management of Sodexo in December 2013</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>Expenditure between prisons and years is not directly comparable, as this may vary due to a number of factors, including inflation uplift, contract variations, new prisons becoming operational or prisons transferring between the public and private sector, and additional prison places being commissioned or decommissioned.</p><p> </p><p>The Department is committed to delivering prison capacity changes designed to modernise the prison estate and, where possible, reduce prison costs, whilst maintaining a high quality service.</p><p> </p><p>From the financial years 2009-10 to 2013-14 there was a real terms reduction of 17% in the overall average cost for each prisoner in England and Wales, with a reduction of 5% achieved during the last financial year 2013-14.</p><p> </p><p>The Department routinely publishes annual net resource expenditure for individual prisons in England and Wales each year alongside the management information addendums to the NOMS Annual Report and Accounts. The most recently published figures for financial year 2013-14, can be accessed by the following link:</p><p><a title="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/prison-and-probation-trusts-performance-statistics-201314" href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/prison-and-probation-trusts-performance-statistics-201314" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/prison-and-probation-trusts-performance-statistics-201314</a></p><p> </p><p>The published expenditure figures for 2012-13, and restated figures for 2011-12 can be accessed by the following link:</p><p><a title="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/prison-and-probation-trusts-performance-statistics-201213" href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/prison-and-probation-trusts-performance-statistics-201213" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/prison-and-probation-trusts-performance-statistics-201213</a></p><p> </p><p>Expenditure for financial year 2014-15 is not yet finalised and will be published in due course after the end of this financial period.</p>
answering member constituency South West Bedfordshire more like this
answering member printed Andrew Selous more like this
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less than 2015-03-20T14:51:45.487Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-20T14:51:45.487Z
answering member
1453
label Biography information for Andrew Selous more like this
tabling member
3931
label Biography information for Dr Julian Huppert more like this
227724
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-03-17more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
HM Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
hansard heading Electronic Cigarettes: Taxation more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what his policy is on proposals for EU-level harmonised taxation on e-cigarettes; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
tabling member printed
Mark Garnier more like this
uin 227748 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false remove filter
date of answer less than 2015-03-20more like thismore than 2015-03-20
answer text <p>There are no proposals for EU-level harmonised tax treatment of e-cigarettes.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Witham more like this
answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2015-03-20T14:51:27.367Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-20T14:51:27.367Z
answering member
4066
label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
tabling member
4074
label Biography information for Mark Garnier more like this
227790
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-03-17more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Department for Energy and Climate Change more like this
answering dept id 63 more like this
answering dept short name Energy and Climate Change more like this
answering dept sort name Energy and Climate Change more like this
hansard heading Electricity: Prices more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what the average industrial electricity price is in the (a) UK and (b) US. more like this
tabling member constituency Wokingham more like this
tabling member printed
Mr John Redwood more like this
uin 227743 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false remove filter
date of answer less than 2015-03-20more like thismore than 2015-03-20
answer text <p>Estimates of average annual industrial electricity prices for IEA countries, including the UK and USA, are shown in Table 5.3.1 of DECC’s publication Quarterly Energy Prices (QEP).</p><p>The table is available at the following web link:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/388200/qep_531.xls" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/388200/qep_531.xls</a></p> more like this
answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
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less than 2015-03-20T14:51:18.457Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-20T14:51:18.457Z
answering member
4070
label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
tabling member
14
label Biography information for John Redwood more like this
227792
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-03-17more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Department for Energy and Climate Change more like this
answering dept id 63 more like this
answering dept short name Energy and Climate Change more like this
answering dept sort name Energy and Climate Change more like this
hansard heading Natural Gas: Prices more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what the current average industrial gas price is in the (a) UK and (b) US. more like this
tabling member constituency Wokingham more like this
tabling member printed
Mr John Redwood more like this
uin 227735 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false remove filter
date of answer less than 2015-03-20more like thismore than 2015-03-20
answer text <p>Estimates of average annual industrial gas prices for IEA countries, including the UK and USA, are shown in Table 5.7.1 of DECC’s publication Quarterly Energy Prices (QEP).</p><p>The table is available at the following web link:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/388202/qep_571.xls" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/388202/qep_571.xls</a>.</p> more like this
answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
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less than 2015-03-20T14:50:56.293Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-20T14:50:56.293Z
answering member
4070
label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
tabling member
14
label Biography information for John Redwood more like this
227860
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-03-17more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Department of Health more like this
answering dept id 17 more like this
answering dept short name Health more like this
answering dept sort name Health more like this
hansard heading York Hospital more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average waiting time was for elective inpatient or day-case treatment at York Hospital (a) overall and (b) in each speciality in 2009-10 and each subsequent year. more like this
tabling member constituency York Central more like this
tabling member printed
Sir Hugh Bayley more like this
uin 227992 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false remove filter
date of answer less than 2015-03-20more like thismore than 2015-03-20
answer text <p>The information is not available in the format requested. Information available at Trust level is included in the attached table for York Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Battersea more like this
answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
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less than 2015-03-20T14:47:11.88Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-20T14:47:11.88Z
answering member
3918
label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
attachment
1
file name Waiting times - 2009-10 to 2013-14.xlsx more like this
title Data of waiting times per speciality-York Hospital more like this
tabling member
385
label Biography information for Sir Hugh Bayley more like this
227866
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-03-17more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Department of Health more like this
answering dept id 17 more like this
answering dept short name Health more like this
answering dept sort name Health more like this
hansard heading Contraceptives: Young People more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department has conducted or commissioned research into whether there is a link between the promotion of hormonal contraceptives in teenage pregnancy reduction schemes and levels of sexually transmitted infections in young people. more like this
tabling member constituency Congleton more like this
tabling member printed
Fiona Bruce more like this
uin 227926 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false remove filter
date of answer less than 2015-03-20more like thismore than 2015-03-20
answer text <p>No assessment has been made of the publication in question.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In 2013, the under 18 conception rate was 24.3 per 1,000 women aged 15-17, a fall of 12.3% from 2012 and the lowest rate for 40 years. No research has been commissioned into the links between use of contraception and rates of STIs in young people.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Battersea more like this
answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
grouped question UIN 227979 more like this
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less than 2015-03-20T14:38:43.343Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-20T14:38:43.343Z
answering member
3918
label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
tabling member
3958
label Biography information for Fiona Bruce more like this