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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-10-25more 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 Gun Sports more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether any civilian target shooting club in the UK is approved by her Department to use armour piercing or explosive ammunition. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shrewsbury and Atcham more like this
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Daniel Kawczynski more like this
star this property uin 109587 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-01more like thismore than 2017-11-01
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">A small number of shooting clubs are approved to use firearms which use armour-piercing ammunition.</del></p><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial">The possession of armour-piercing or explosive ammunition is prohibited under section 5 of the Firearms Act 1968 and can only be used with the</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">authority of the Secretary of State. No such authority has been granted for the use of such ammunition by civilian target shooting clubs.</ins></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2017-11-01T13:26:14Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-01T13:26:14Z
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less than 2017-11-17T16:44:26.483Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-17T16:44:26.483Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Daniel Kawczynski more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-05more like thismore than 2018-01-05
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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 State Retirement Pensions: Females more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether all women born in the 1950s affected by the change in state pension age have now been informed by letter of such changes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South more like this
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Stephen Morgan more like this
star this property uin 121165 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-11more like thismore than 2018-01-11
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government sent letters to women affected by the 1995 Act changes between April 2009 and March 2011 using the address details held by HMRC at that time.</p><p>The timetable for equalising State Pension age for women and men to 65 and the subsequent increase to 66 was accelerated by the Pensions Act 2011 following sharp increases in life expectancy projections. A concession was made prior to the passing of the 2011 Act which reduced the maximum delay that anyone would experience in claiming their State Pension, relative to the previous timetable, to 18 months compared to the original proposal. Following the Pensions Act 2011 the Government wrote to all those directly affected to inform them of the changes to their State Pension age between January 2012 and November 2013.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Background to direct mail outs: </strong></p><ul><li><strong>Apr 09 – Mar11:</strong> All those affected by the 1995 Act changes alone (those born between 6 April 1950 and 5 April 1953) were sent letters informing them of the change to their State Pension age. Letters went to approximately 1.2 million women between 2009 and 2011.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li><strong>Jan 12 – Nov 13: </strong>All those affected by the 2011 Act changes (those born between 6 April 1953 and 5 April 1960) were sent letters informing them of the change to their State Pension age. This involved mailing more than 5 million letters <del class="ministerial">with an accompanying leaflet</del> to those affected, between January 2012 and November 2013.</li><li><ins class="ministerial">Both lots of letters had appropriate supporting information.</ins></li></ul>
star this property answering member constituency Hexham more like this
star this property answering member printed Guy Opperman more like this
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less than 2018-01-11T10:42:39.303Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-11T10:42:39.303Z
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less than 2018-12-18T17:16:05.597Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-18T17:16:05.597Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Hexham more like this
star this property answering member printed Guy Opperman more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Stephen Morgan more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-02more like thismore than 2018-02-02
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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 Universal Credit: Publicity more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department is taking to publicise information to claimants eligible for universal credit who do not have internet access. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing Central and Acton more like this
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Dr Rupa Huq more like this
star this property uin 126379 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-07more like thismore than 2018-02-07
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">The attached table shows all the contracts DWP currently holds with Capita including the total value of the contracts.</del></p><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial">Our data shows that over 99% of claimants using the Universal Credit Full Service make their claim online.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Department uses multiple channels to publicise information for claimants about Universal Credit. These include:</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><ul><li><ins class="ministerial">Posters and leaflets in jobcentres, including a recent campaign to raise awareness about availability of advances.</ins></li></ul><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><ul><li><ins class="ministerial">Working closely with stakeholder organisations (many of whom interact with claimants, face to face and by telephone). This also includes working with local authorities as part of our on-going partnership to improve digital access and capability.</ins></li></ul><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><ul><li><ins class="ministerial">Playing short videos in Post Offices and GP surgeries in high claimant areas, and also advertising in transport hubs and shopping precinct locations.</ins></li></ul><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">To further support claimants without internet access, all jobcentres across the country have Wi-Fi and computers available, including 8000 additional computers installed to support the introduction of Universal Credit. This provides access to digital channels in every jobcentre for claimants to use when they do not have access at home. A telephone helpline and face to face support are also available for claimants to make and manage a Universal Credit claim.</ins></p>
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2018-02-07T16:12:02.117Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-07T16:12:02.117Z
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less than 2018-02-09T14:43:00.573Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-09T14:43:00.573Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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star this property file name 125893 Capita Contracts FR.docx more like this
star this property title Capita Contracts more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Rupa Huq more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-21more like thismore than 2017-11-21
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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 Funeral Payments more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what representations he has received on concern about the adequacy of the funeral fund to cover basic funeral costs; and whether he plans change to that fund. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bermondsey and Old Southwark more like this
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Neil Coyle more like this
star this property uin 114829 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-28more like thismore than 2017-11-28
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">DWP have advertised 1,053 External Vacancies since January 2015 containing 21,432 posts. The breakdown provided by Government Recruitment Services is provided as requested overleaf. It is worth considering these vacancies are not guaranteed to have been filled.</del></p><p> </p><p><del class="ministerial">These are the vacancies we advertised. Not all roles advertised were filled and therefore this data will include repeat adverts.</del></p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>Month</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>Number of Vacancies</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>Number of Posts</strong> <strong>Advertised</strong></del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Jan-15</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">8</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">214</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Feb-15</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">15</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">353</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Mar-15</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">9</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">60</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Apr-15</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">8</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">62</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">May-15</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">13</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">54</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Jun-15</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">20</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">311</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Jul-15</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">15</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">326</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Aug-15</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">26</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">1698</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Sep-15</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">15</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">1479</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Oct-15</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">13</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">469</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Nov-15</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">28</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">397</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Dec-15</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">14</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">239</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Jan-16</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">14</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">290</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Feb-16</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">47</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">1274</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Mar-16</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">50</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">2107</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Apr-16</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">74</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">1309</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">May-16</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">31</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">500</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Jun-16</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">58</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">1081</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Jul-16</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">26</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">214</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Aug-16</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">34</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">804</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Sep-16</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">61</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">1251</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Oct-16</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">50</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">542</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Nov-16</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">34</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">567</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Dec-16</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">5</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">48</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Jan-17</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">101</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">1540</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Feb-17</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">35</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">483</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Mar-17</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">17</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">131</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Apr-17</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">4</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">22</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">May-17</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">42</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">891</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Jun-17</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">64</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">1238</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Jul-17</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">24</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">433</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Aug-17</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">21</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">243</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Sep-17</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">18</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">66</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Oct-17</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">30</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">605</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial">Nov-17</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">29</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">131</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>Total</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>1053</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>21432</strong></del></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Department has had a number of discussions with representatives from the funeral industry and groups supporting bereaved people about Social Fund Funeral Expenses Payments and in particular the maximum amount of £700 available for other costs. We have made clear that we will ensure that Funeral Expenses Payments continue to meet the necessary costs of a cremation or burial for eligible claimants. Average payments have increased year-on-year to meet these necessary costs. We have had to make difficult choices about welfare spending and it has not been possible to increase the £700 maximum for other costs. However, we have made interest-free Social Fund Budgeting Loans available for funeral costs in addition to Funeral Expenses Payments.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">We have also been carrying out reforms to the Funeral Expenses Payments Regulations which are coming into force in April 2018. The reforms focused primarily on clarifying a number of issues around eligibility and to simplify the process for claiming a Funeral Expenses Payment. The formal response to the consultation on the Reform of the Funeral Expenses Payment Regulations was published on 3 July 2017 and can be found at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/656887/consultation-response-reforms-to-funeral-expenses-payments.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/656887/consultation-response-reforms-to-funeral-expenses-payments.pdf</a>.</ins></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2017-11-28T16:52:20.983Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-28T16:52:20.983Z
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less than 2017-11-29T12:23:58.23Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-29T12:23:58.23Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Neil Coyle more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-31more like thismore than 2018-01-31
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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 Poverty: Children more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment her Department has made of the level of child poverty in Wolverhampton North East constituency using the four measures of poverty under the Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wolverhampton North East more like this
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Emma Reynolds more like this
star this property uin 125913 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-05more like thismore than 2018-02-05
unstar this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to action that improves long-term outcomes for children and families by focusing on tackling the root causes of poverty and disadvantage. The four ‘Life Chances’ measures introduced through the Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016, which replaced the income based targets set out in the Child Poverty Act 2010, are designed to drive action and measure progress in the areas that we know can make the biggest difference - parental worklessness and children’s educational achievement.</p><p>The measures are based on official statistics produced by the Office for National Statistics on the proportion of children in workless households and the proportion of children in long-term workless households; and on Department for Education statistics on the educational attainment at Key Stage 4 of all pupils, and of disadvantaged pupils.</p><p>Although these statistics do not <ins class="ministerial">all<ins class="ministerial"> </ins></ins>provide data for individual constituencies, local authority-level data is available for the measure of all children in workless households and for both the educational attainment measures.</p><p>In 2016, 21.4 per cent of children were in workless households in Wolverhampton local authority. This compares to 27.2 per cent in 2010.</p><p>Source:</p><p><a href="https://www.ons.gov.uk/employmentandlabourmarket/peoplenotinwork/unemployment/bulletins/worklesshouseholdsforregionsacrosstheuk/2016" target="_blank">https://www.ons.gov.uk/employmentandlabourmarket/peoplenotinwork/unemployment/bulletins/worklesshouseholdsforregionsacrosstheuk/2016</a></p><p>In 2017, pupils sat reformed GCSEs in English language, English literature and maths for the first time, graded on a 9 to 1 scale. 35.6 per cent of all pupils and 22.8 per cent of disadvantaged pupils in the Wolverhampton local authority area achieved 9-5 in English and maths.</p><p><ins class="ministerial">GCSE outcomes by constituency are available for all pupils but not broken down by disadvantaged pupils. In 2017, 28.3 per cent of all pupils in the Wolverhampton North East constituency achieved 9-5 in English and maths.</ins></p><p>Source: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/revised-gcse-and-equivalent-results-in-england-2016-to-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/revised-gcse-and-equivalent-results-in-england-2016-to-2017</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2018-02-05T16:57:03.113Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-05T16:57:03.113Z
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less than 2018-03-15T12:05:01.79Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-15T12:05:01.79Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Emma Reynolds more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-08more like thismore than 2018-01-08
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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 Social Security Benefits: Disability more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many presenting officers have been recruited to represent his Department at tribunal appeals against the refusal of disability benefit in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bermondsey and Old Southwark more like this
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Neil Coyle more like this
star this property uin 121498 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-16more like thismore than 2018-01-16
unstar this property answer text <p>While the Department has had presenting officers in the past, 2017 was the first time that individuals were recruited specifically into that role. Therefore there are no other specific recruitment to the presenting officer role in the years prior to 2017<del class="ministerial"> for ESA and PIP</del>.<ins class="ministerial">In 2017 DWP recruited 211 presenting officers.</ins></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2018-01-16T17:39:32.073Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-16T17:39:32.073Z
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less than 2018-04-17T10:36:24.46Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-17T10:36:24.46Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Neil Coyle more like this
785156
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-06more like thismore than 2017-11-06
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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 Department for Transport: Advertising more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much (a) Network Rail, (b) Transport for London, (c) his Department, (d) Transport for the North and (e) Rail North have spent on advertising in each year since 2009-10. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 111783 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Network Rail, Transport for London, the Department for Transport and Transport for the North carry out a range of different legislative and operational functions. The expenditure on advertising will reflect those functions.</p><p> </p><p>Network Rail and Transport for London have direct operational responsibility for transport networks and need to inform and advise users of those networks. The Department for Transport has national strategic, regulatory, operational and enforcement responsibilities. The role of Transport for the North is to provide a strategic transport vision for the North of England.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Network Rail</strong></p><p> </p><p>Network Rail’s expenditure on advertising focuses on public information campaigns including: level crossing safety campaigns; travel disruption information; and apprentice and graduate recruitment. Figures are in the table below. It includes spending across its network.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Financial Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Media Buying Spend Value</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2009/2010</strong></p></td><td><p>Not known</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2010/2011</strong></p></td><td><p>£1,865,574</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2011/2012</strong></p></td><td><p>£3,446,679</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2012/2013</strong></p></td><td><p>£2,863,774</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2013/2014</strong></p></td><td><p>£1,476,805</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2014/2015</strong></p></td><td><p>£3,210,642</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2015/2016</strong></p></td><td><p>£714,498</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2016/2017</strong></p></td><td><p>£915,154</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><strong>Transport for London</strong></p><p> </p><p>We do not hold figures for the amount Transport for London has spent on advertising.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Department for Transport</strong></p><p> </p><p><del class="ministerial">The central Department for Transport’s spend reflects its national role and the mix of responsibilities:</del></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>Organisation</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>2009-10</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>2010-11</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>2011-12</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>2012-13</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>2013-14</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>2014-15</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>2015-16</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>2016-17</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>2017-18</strong></del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>Department for Transport Central</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">£1,999,946</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">£810,450</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">£688,272</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">£712,091</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">£2,788,957</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">£977,343</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">£2,478,424</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">£597,449</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">£799,416</del></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><ins class="ministerial">The response contained information that was incorrect as a result of miscoding of the spend information in the departmental spend analytics system. These coding errors have been addressed. The central Department for Transport’s majority of advertising expenditure relates to the THINK! Road Safety campaign, which was incorrectly not included in the table in the original answer showing the central Department’s advertising expenditure</ins></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Organisation</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">2009-10</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">2010-11</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">2011-12</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">2012-13</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">2013-14</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">2014-15</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">2015-16</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">2016-17</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">2017-18*</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Department for Transport Central</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£17,130,901</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£585,578</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£3,119,352</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£2,339,750</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£3,760,794</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£3,719,491</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£9,451,137</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£6,007,213</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£1,158,660</ins></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">*2017/18 spend figures are up to October 2017.</ins></p><p><em>N.B.</em></p><ul><li>These figures reflect the change in policy in regards to paid-for advertising introduced by the Coalition Government following the May 2010 General Election.</li></ul><p><strong>Transport for the North</strong></p><p> </p><p>Transport for the North is responsible for the development of a long term, strategic transport vision for its region. It does therefore not have network management responsibilities, nor the advertising requirements that come with them. The figures below are therefore not comparable as the spending serves very different functions.</p><p> </p><p>The figures below cover spending by TfN on the advertising of vacancies required as the organisation has developed to take on its strategic transport planning role.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Expenditure</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2015/16</strong></p></td><td><p>No data</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2016/17</strong></p></td><td><p>£25k</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2017/18</strong></p></td><td><p>£25k</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><strong>Rail North</strong></p><p> </p><p>We do not hold information about the expenditure of Rail North Ltd on advertising.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
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star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
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star this property hansard heading Cycling: Accidents more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many cyclists have died or suffered serious injuries where the cause has been attributed to poorly-maintained roads by (a) local councils, (b) Highways England, (c) Transport Scotland and (d) the Welsh Government in each year since 2007. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The numbers of reported cyclist fatalities and serious injuries that have been recorded in Great Britain for each year since 2007 where poorly maintained roads could be considered to be a contributory factor is provided in the table. A breakdown for all the road networks specified is not available centrally.</p><p><ins class="ministerial">The heading “Poor or defective road surface” cover columns 2 and 3 of the table. Whilst, the heading “Inadequate or masked signs or road markings” cover column 4 and 5.</ins></p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="6"><p><strong>Reported cyclist serious and fatal injuries in GB where poorly maintained roads is reported as a contributory factor<sup>1</sup></strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Poor or defective road surface </strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Inadequate or masked signs or road markings</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Reported Cyclist Fatilities</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Reported Cyclist Serious Injuries</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Reported Cyclist Fatilities</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Reported Cyclist Serious Injuries</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007</p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>15</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>29</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>6</p></td><td><p>25</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>42</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>41</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>38</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>11</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>55</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>45</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>11</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>60</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>7</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="5"><p><strong><em>Source: DfT STATS19 reported road casualties</em></strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><sup>1 </sup>Includes only casualties where a police officer attended the scene and in which a contributory factor was reported. In 2016, this related to 73% of reported accidents.</p><p> </p><p>By way of context, cycling in Great Britain has increased over the time period in question, rising from 4 billion kilometres in 2007 to 6 billion kilometres in 2016.</p><p> </p><p>It should be that noted that contributory factors assigned by police officers do not assign blame for the accident to any specific road user, however they do provide some insight into why and how road accidents occur. They give an indication of which factors the attending officer thought contributed to the accident. Officers do not need to carry out a full investigation of the incident before allocating contributory factors; they usually use professional judgement about what they can see at the scene.</p><p> </p><p>Not all accidents are included in the contributory factor data; only accidents where the police attended the scene and reported at least one contributory factor are included. A total of 73% of accidents reported to the police in 2016 met these criteria although each accident can have multiple contributory factors attributed to them.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-12-01more like thismore than 2017-12-01
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star this property hansard heading Railways: Safety more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many Personal Track Safety cardholders are (a) currently employed by Network Rail and (b) employed by Network Rail’s top 20 suppliers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>a) <del class="ministerial">5,044</del> <ins class="ministerial">19,199</ins></p><p> </p><p>b) 16,856</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Orpington more like this
star this property answering member printed Joseph Johnson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Joseph Johnson more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
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star this property hansard heading Northern Ireland Office: Families more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, pursuant to the Answer of 30 November 2017 to Question HL3576, what steps his Department is taking to strengthen families. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Congleton more like this
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Fiona Bruce more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">It is our assessment that no legislation taken forward by the Northern Ireland Office since August 2014 has required the application of the Family Test by the UK Government.</del></p><p> </p><p><del class="ministerial">The Government is committed to supporting families. To achieve this, in 2014 we introduced the Family Test, which aims to ensure that impacts on family relationships and functioning are recognised early on during the process of policy development and help inform the policy decisions made by Ministers. The Family Test was not designed to be a ‘tick-box’ exercise, and as such there is no requirement for departments to publish the results of assessments made under the Family Test.</del></p><p> </p><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial">Many of the policy areas linked to strengthening families in Northern Ireland are devolved matters. The UK Government is, though, helping families with the everyday cost of living by keeping taxes low, including taking 31,000 people in Northern Ireland out of paying income tax altogether (compared to 2015-16), freezing fuel duty for the eight successive year and increasing the National Living Wage again from April 2018, delivering a £600 annual pay-rise to full-time workers in Northern Ireland.</ins></p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Norwich North more like this
star this property answering member printed Chloe Smith more like this
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