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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 thisremove minimum value filter
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
432061
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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 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
432438
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 Refrigerators: Safety 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 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 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 thisremove minimum value filter
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
star this property tabling member
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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 2015-11-30more 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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Apprentices 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 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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less than 2015-12-15T12:34:30.587Zmore 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
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-12-03more like thismore than 2015-12-03
star this property answering body
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 Skills Funding Agency 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 is the breakdown of the £172 million Learner Support budget of the Skills Funding Agency for 2015–16. more like this
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Baroness Sharp of Guildford more like this
star this property uin HL4260 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 2015-12-11more like thismore than 2015-12-11
star this property answer text <br /><p>The Learner Support budget is predominantly demand-led and meets the costs of Discretionary Learner Support for grant-funded learners and the Advanced Learner Loan Bursary Fund for loan-funded learners. It also covers the government’s costs of the Professional and Career Development Loan scheme and Dance and Drama Awards for young adults.</p><br /><p>The forecasted total expenditure for the 2015-16 financial year currently stands at around £132 million. Discretionary Learner Support assists the most learners and may equate to nearly £86 million, while the Bursary Fund may equate to about £35 million of the expenditure. The remainder will be for the costs of Professional and Career Development Loans (c£2.5 million) and Dance and Drama Awards (c£8.5 million).</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-12-11T13:11:06.037Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-11T13:11:06.037Z
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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 Sharp of Guildford 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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Innovate UK 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 when Innovate UK will publish its strategy for 2016–20. more like this
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Lord Allen of Kensington more like this
star this property uin HL4009 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>Innovate UK intends to publish its Strategy for 2016-20 in the spring. This will be followed by the publication of Innovate UK’s Delivery Plan for 2016-17. This timetable takes account of the timing of the recent Spending Review.</p><br /><p>X</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-12-07T12:24:24.037Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-07T12:24:24.037Z
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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 Lord Allen of Kensington more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Innovate UK 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 key market sectors have been identified for priority assistance by Innovate UK. more like this
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Lord Allen of Kensington more like this
star this property uin HL4010 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>Innovate UK consults widely to prioritise technology areas for investment and carefully considers issues such as global market opportunity and UK research excellence and business capability.</p><br /><p>Innovate UK’s current priority areas are agriculture and food, built environment, digital economy, emerging technologies, enabling technologies, energy, health and care, high value manufacturing, resource efficiency, space applications, transport and urban living. Following the Government’s Spending Review, Innovate UK is considering its strategy for business-led innovation support across the UK’s technology areas for the next Spending Review period, which will be presented to Ministers in spring 2016.</p><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 2015-12-10T12:30:23.93Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-10T12:30:23.93Z
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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 Lord Allen of Kensington more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
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 Technology and Innovation Centres 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 catapult networks have been established by Innovate UK; what is the focus of each network; and how much funding they are providing to each network. more like this
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Lord Allen of Kensington more like this
star this property uin HL4011 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 2015-12-11more like thismore than 2015-12-11
star this property answer text <p>Innovate UK has established a network of 10 Catapult Centres covering a broad range of markets and technologies and Government investment will be around £557 million by 2015/16 but the future allocation between the individual catapults has not yet been finalised”. The Catapults are:</p><br /><p>High Value Manufacturing Catapult – seven individual centres working together to bring their expertise in different and complementary areas of high value manufacturing to provide an integrated capability and embraces all forms of manufacture using metals and composites, in addition to process manufacturing technologies and bio-processing.</p><br /><p>Cell Therapy Catapult – working to grow a viable and sustainable cell therapy industry in the UK.</p><br /><p>Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult – focused on development of commercially viable technologies applicable to offshore wind, wave and tidal power.</p><br /><p>Satellite Applications Catapult – helping UK businesses to develop new satellite-based products and services.</p><br /><p>Digital Catapult – working to position UK business to lead the introduction of radically new applications and experiences across the increasing breadth of internet services.</p><br /><p>Future Cities Catapult – helping to make cities to become smarter and more forward thinking.</p><br /><p>Transport Systems Catapult – supporting UK industry in exploiting the massive global market for new products and services that will drive the integration of transport and its systems and help UK businesses to develop effective and sustainable solutions to transport needs for both freight and people.</p><br /><p>Energy Systems Catapult – working to deliver economic value to Britain by making the transformation of the UK’s energy systems sector attractive to companies that are developing and growing new technology-based products and services by creating a critical mass of world class independent engineering and social science expertise in energy systems</p><br /><p>Precision Medicine Catapult – working to simplify and accelerate precision medicine product development and implementation, building the necessary partnerships between different therapeutic, diagnostic and informatics players in the sector, supporting existing and new companies and attracting inward investment by global life science companies</p><br /><p>Medicines Technologies Catapult – still being established, but will work on the development of new technologies that better predict the response of humans, animals and environment to chemicals (for example prescription drugs, pesticides and cosmetics).</p><br />
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-12-11T12:58:49.897Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-11T12:58:49.897Z
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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 Lord Allen of Kensington more like this