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star this property date less than 2015-11-17more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Arts: Higher Education 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 impact of cutting the funding at higher education level of arts subjects on (1) the choice available to students, and (2) the creative industries. more like this
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Baroness Afshar more like this
star this property uin HL3575 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-30more like thismore than 2015-11-30
star this property answer text <p>As with other degrees, since 2012, Higher Education Institutions with an Access Agreement approved by the Office for Fair Access have been able to charge up to £9,000 a year for an arts degree. This funding comes via student loans and universities compete on quality and their offer to students. The Government also supports specialist institutions such as art and music colleges through the Higher Education Funding Council for England’s Institution-specific Funding.</p><br /><p>We value the creative industries which is why we support them through these and other policies. We are working with industry to take forward the recommendations in <em>*CreateUK</em>, the strategy for the sector developed by industry members of the Creative Industries Council.</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Evans of Bowes Park more like this
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less than 2015-11-30T12:48:05.007Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-30T12:48:05.007Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Evans of Bowes Park more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Afshar more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-11-24more like thismore than 2015-11-24
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Students: Disadvantaged 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 funding will be provided to assist with the delivery of their commitment to double the proportion of students from disadvantaged backgrounds entering higher education by 2020. more like this
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Baroness Burt of Solihull more like this
star this property uin HL3833 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-03more like thismore than 2015-12-03
star this property answer text <p>We will be issuing a grant letter to the Higher Education Funding Council for England early in the New Year outlining the Government’s priorities for expenditure through the teaching grant, including on widening access. This will take account of the announcements made in the Spending Review on. The Director of Fair Access has agreed 183 Access Agreements for 2016/17 containing an estimated £745m to support the access and success of students from disadvantaged backgrounds, up from £404m in 2009/10.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-12-03T14:00:34.973Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-03T14:00:34.973Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Burt of Solihull more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-24more like thismore than 2015-11-24
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Student Opportunity Fund 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 retain the Student Opportunity fund. more like this
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Baroness Burt of Solihull more like this
star this property uin HL3834 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-07more like thismore than 2015-12-07
star this property answer text <p>The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) is responsible for decisions on how the student opportunity fund is allocated to higher education institutions and for publishing guidance.</p><br /><p>We will be issuing a grant letter to the HEFCE in the New Year outlining the Government’s priorities for expenditure through the teaching grant, including on widening access.</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Evans of Bowes Park more like this
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less than 2015-12-07T15:43:54.16Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-07T15:43:54.16Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Evans of Bowes Park more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Burt of Solihull more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-11-25more like thismore than 2015-11-25
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Refrigerators: Safety 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 safety of chemicals in domestic refrigerators, in the light of recent reports by <i>Which?</i>. more like this
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Baroness Byford more like this
star this property uin HL3952 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-10more like thismore than 2015-12-10
star this property answer text <p>Officials are in regular contact with industry and a range of other stakeholders about the safety of electrical products, including refrigerators. Officials are also regularly in contact with their opposite numbers in other Member States to discuss safety issues. However, no recent specific assessment has been made of the safety of chemicals used in these products.</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-12-10T12:29:11.577Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-10T12:29:11.577Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Byford more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-25more like thismore than 2015-11-25
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Tumble Dryers: Safety 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 discussions they have had with industry about the safety of tumble driers, in the light of recent reports by <i>Which?</i>. more like this
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Baroness Byford more like this
star this property uin HL3953 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-08more like thismore than 2015-12-08
star this property answer text <p>I am aware of the recent safety alert in relation to certain brands and models of tumble drier and understand that the manufacturer concerned is working with Trading Standards to take appropriate corrective action.</p><br /><p>My officials are in regular contact with industry about the safety of electrical products, including tumble driers. Officials are also regularly in contact with their opposite numbers in other Member States to discuss safety issues and with those involved in standardisation, for example the British Standards Institution, where standards are updated to reflect advances in technology and problems identified with products in service.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-12-08T17:07:10.457Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-08T17:07:10.457Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Byford more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-17more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Tickets: Touting 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, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Neville-Rolfe on 2 November (HL2909) regarding breaches of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 by ticket resale websites, what action they are taking to highlight to the general public (1) the existence of, and (2) the functions of, the Citizens Advice consumer helpline. more like this
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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town more like this
star this property uin HL3634 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-02more like thismore than 2015-12-02
star this property answer text <p>The Government advises consumers through Gov.uk to contact the Citizens Advice consumer helpline, which is funded by BIS, on any questions relating to consumer law, including ticket resales. The helpline advises consumers on their rights and remedies and will pass on complaints to Trading Standards where appropriate.</p><br /><p>Awareness of the helpline is also raised through national consumer campaigns such as Scams Awareness Month and National Consumer Week which Government supports through the Consumer Protection Partnership. Citizens Advice produces leaflets and other materials informing consumers of their rights and how to look out for scams.</p><br /> <br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-12-02T17:29:43.85Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-02T17:29:43.85Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-17more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Tickets: Touting 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 how many complaints the Citizens Advice consumer helpline has received about ticket resale websites. more like this
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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town more like this
star this property uin HL3635 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-03more like thismore than 2015-12-03
star this property answer text <p>The Government has not made a separate assessment of complaints made to the Citizens Advice Helpline at this time , but the Government is committed to reducing consumer detriment from ticket mis-selling and is supporting an independently-led review of consumer protection measures for ticket re-sale websites. The Government awaits the recommendations of this Review and will report its conclusions to Parliament by 26 May 2016.</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-12-03T17:32:25.453Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-03T17:32:25.453Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-17more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Tickets: Touting 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 how many actions have been taken by the police and trading standards regarding breaches of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 in relation to ticket resale websites. more like this
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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town more like this
star this property uin HL3636 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-02more like thismore than 2015-12-02
star this property answer text <p>Such information on breaches of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 in relation to ticket re-sale websites is not currently held by or routinely made available to the Government.</p><p>The Independent Review of Secondary Ticketing required by the Consumer Rights Act will consider evidence and report by 26 May 2016.</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-12-02T11:54:57.013Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-02T11:54:57.013Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-17more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Arms Trade: Exports 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 whether it is their policy to suspend existing arms export licences, and to refuse new ones, if a country is believed to be committing violations of international law during an armed conflict. more like this
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Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
star this property uin HL3614 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-26more like thismore than 2015-11-26
star this property answer text <p>All export licence applications are carefully assessed on a case by case basis against the Consolidated EU and National Arms Export Licensing Criteria, taking account of all relevant factors at the time of the application. A licence will not be issued for any country if to do so would be inconsistent with any provision of the Criteria</p><p> </p><p>We keep all licences under review in the light of changing circumstances in countries of destination for UK arms exports.</p><br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-11-26T15:41:58.683Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-26T15:41:58.683Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-11-30more like thismore than 2015-11-30
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Apprentices more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many engineering and manufacturing apprenticeships were created in the last Parliament (1) nationally, and (2) in North Lincolnshire, and how many they are intending to create during this Parliament. more like this
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Baroness Redfern more like this
star this property uin HL4035 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-15more like thismore than 2015-12-15
star this property answer text <p>There have been 324,800 apprenticeship starts in the manufacturing technologies sector subject area nationally in the last parliament (May 2010 to April 2015).</p><br /><p>In North Lincolnshire Local Authority there have been 1,500 apprenticeship starts in the manufacturing technologies sector subject area in the last parliament (May 2010 to April 2015).</p><br /><p>We are committed to reaching 3 million apprenticeship starts in England by 2020.</p><p>The locations and sectors where apprenticeships are available are determined by employers choosing to offer apprenticeships and recruit apprentices. We have therefore set no specific regional targets.</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-12-15T12:34:30.587Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Redfern more like this