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star this property date less than 2015-06-22more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Personal Independence Payment more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the recent High Court ruling regarding delays in Personal Independence Payments. more like this
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Baroness Kennedy of Cradley more like this
star this property uin HL725 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-06-30
unstar this property answer text <p>The Court rejected two of the three legal grounds brought by the claimants, finding that their human rights had not been breached and not awarding damages.</p><p> </p><p>Where the Court found that the historic delay for the two claimants was unlawful, they also ruled that they are not “test cases” and it would be inappropriate to make wider findings.</p><p> </p><p>The Court accepted that the Government had made significant improvements to the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) process and there are now no inherent failings in the system.</p><p> </p><p>As a result of these improvements, the average time taken for a claimant to be assessed by an assessment provider has fallen by more than three quarters since June 2014. In April 2015, the average new claimant was waiting 5 weeks for their PIP assessment – well within the 16 week target set by the Secretary of State.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Altmann more like this
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less than 2015-06-30T15:50:02.813Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-30T15:50:02.813Z
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4533
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Altmann more like this
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4303
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Kennedy of Cradley more like this
384479
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-22more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 North Korea: Overseas Aid 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 in which locations in North Korea the government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea allows the United Kingdom to implement or fund projects. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL690 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2015-06-29more like thismore than 2015-06-29
unstar this property answer text <p>There is no formal agreement between the UK and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) regarding project activity. The UK supports projects delivered by a range of international non-governmental organisations who work in co-ordination with the DPRK government. In recent years, UK funding has contributed to projects taking place in: Pyongyang; North Hwanghae Province; North Pyongyan Province; and Kangwon Province.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2015-06-29T13:23:39.277Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-29T13:23:39.277Z
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3474
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
384480
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-22more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 North Korea: Diplomatic Relations 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 to what extent the British Ambassador to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea is allowed to travel freely within that country. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL691 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2015-06-29more like thismore than 2015-06-29
unstar this property answer text <p>The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) permits travel by diplomatic missions and international organisations, including our Embassy, to the following areas of the country: Pyongyang; Sinanju; Wonsan; Mount Kumgang; Sariwon; Songrim; Kwail County; and Haeju. Any diplomatic mission or international organisation wishing to undertake travel is required to notify the DPRK’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs beforehand.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2015-06-29T13:24:03.453Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-29T13:24:03.453Z
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3474
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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738
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
385207
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star this property date less than 2015-06-23more like thismore than 2015-06-23
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Change of Use 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 permitted development rights on the conversion of offices to residential premises, due to expire in May 2016, are to be extended beyond that date. more like this
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Lord Campbell-Savours more like this
star this property uin HL757 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-06-30
unstar this property answer text <p>I refer the noble Lord to the Written Ministerial Statement of 26 March 2015, HLWS487, where we made it clear that we would keep under review the case for extending the office to residential permitted development rights, which are helping provide much needed new homes on brownfield land. This remains the case.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2015-06-30T15:19:46.977Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-30T15:19:46.977Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Campbell-Savours more like this
384486
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-22more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Gender 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 procedures they have put in place since 2014 to increase the situational awareness of gender within the armed forces at home and on deployment. more like this
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Baroness Helic more like this
star this property uin HL697 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-06-30
unstar this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence is undertaking a number of actions aimed at increasing the situational awareness of gender within the Armed Forces. This includes incorporating gender issues into relevant Armed Forces doctrine and pre-deployment training and a wider review of gender issues in all Armed Forces training.</p><p>In domestic terms, the Armed Forces undertake mandatory diversity and inclusion training on entry into service and every two years. Equality and diversity advisors are also embedded within each unit. Each service has a senior gender advocate and a servicewomen's network to improve access and opportunities for women.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2015-06-30T15:21:54.18Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-30T15:21:54.18Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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4331
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Helic more like this
384487
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star this property date less than 2015-06-22more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Conflict Resolution: Females 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 toward establishing a senior defence working group on gender, as set out in the United Kingdom National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security. more like this
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Baroness Helic more like this
star this property uin HL698 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-06-30
unstar this property answer text <p>A senior-level steering board on Women, Peace, and Security (and related issues) has been established within the Ministry of Defence.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2015-06-30T15:22:11.347Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-30T15:22:11.347Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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4331
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Helic more like this
385326
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star this property date less than 2015-06-24more like thismore than 2015-06-24
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Quad Bikes: Helmets 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 plans they have to make the wearing of safety helmets by drivers of quad bikes compulsory. more like this
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Lord Laird more like this
star this property uin HL809 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-06-30
unstar this property answer text <p>There are no immediate plans to make the wearing of helmets compulsory for tricycles/quad bikes but we are keeping the position under review; there are a number of factors that will need to be taken into consideration such as, the level of use, the safety of riders in a collision and the availability or otherwise of seat belts.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2015-06-30T11:24:12.777Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-30T11:24:12.777Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Laird more like this
384481
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-22more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Diplomatic Service: Documents 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 the legal responsibilities are under United Kingdom law of consulates of other countries for the care and protection of United Kingdom citizens’ documents which are submitted to them for visa and other purposes; whether, in cases where documents are retained by consulates for periods well beyond those which those consulates have announced to be normal and expected, United Kingdom citizens have any formal right to request or require return of their documents; and whether in cases where, after a period which clearly exceeds the normal and expected time for return, the return of documents is requested but not honoured, HM Passport Office will accept that documents have been lost for the purposes of requesting a replacement passport. more like this
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Baroness Wolf of Dulwich more like this
star this property uin HL692 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-06-30
unstar this property answer text <p>It is a matter for individual foreign diplomatic missions how they run their visa operations in the UK. The British passport remains the property of the Crown at all times and HM Passport Office (HMPO) has the right to require the return of the passport at any time.</p><p>HMPO will not consider the issue of a replacement passport if it is known that the passport is being held by a foreign diplomatic mission for the purposes of considering a visa application. It is open to a visa applicant to withdraw their application at any time and seek return of any supporting documents they have provided.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2015-06-30T15:40:01.11Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-30T15:40:01.11Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Wolf of Dulwich more like this
384491
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-22more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading British Nationality: English Language 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 why only the examinations offered by the International English Language Testing System and Trinity College London were deemed suitable for English language tests used for applications for citizenship. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL702 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-06-30
unstar this property answer text <p>Following significant abuse identified in the provision of English language testing the Home Office commissioned an independent review. A key outcome was the need to develop new and robust business and commercial requirements. A competitive procurement exercise secured two Concession Service Providers for the UK, Trinity and IELTS SELT Consortium and one Concession Service Provider overseas, IELTS SELT Consortium. Both Concession Service Providers met the new business and commercial requirements of the Concession Agreements.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2015-06-30T15:30:33.193Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-30T15:30:33.193Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
384492
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-22more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading British Nationality: English Language 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 risk assessment they have undertaken regarding the decision to appoint only two examination boards for English language tests used for applications for citizenship. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL703 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-06-30
unstar this property answer text <p>The decision to appoint two Concession Service Providers was based on the market’s ability to meet the Home Office’s business and commercial requirements. Two Concession Service Providers were able to meet both the new examination centre control measures and geographic coverage in the UK and Overseas. The new Concession Agreements have improved both control and coverage requirements compared to previous arrangements.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2015-06-30T15:31:03.247Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-30T15:31:03.247Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this