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1137435
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Fire Prevention more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will urgently commission a national review of stay put advice in fire safety policy. more like this
tabling member constituency Kensington more like this
tabling member printed
Emma Dent Coad more like this
uin 274660 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
answer text <p>Following the Grenfell Tower fire in June 2017, the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) published comprehensive guidance for buildings, such as those with ACM cladding, on what arrangements and interim measures should be established where “stay put” has been suspended. The NFCC carefully reviewed its guidance and reaffirmed the principle of “stay put” where it is appropriate. Its statement on this can be viewed at <a href="http://www.nationalfirechiefs.org.uk/Stay-Put-position." target="_blank">http://www.nationalfirechiefs.org.uk/Stay-Put-position.</a></p><p>The Home Office has no plans to commission a national review of stay put advice. However, the government recognises that questions have been raised about means of escape from blocks of flats and the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has commenced a technical review of Building Regulation guidance through a call for evidence on 18 December 2018. This call for evidence identified topics which were candidates for inclusion in the review of Approved Document B (Fire Safety). One of the topics was means of escape in blocks of flats, including the stay-put approach. The call for evidence closed on 15 March 2019 and the Department is in the process of reviewing the evidence provided.</p>
answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
question first answered
remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-07-16T12:48:23.483Z
answering member
1561
label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
tabling member
4683
label Biography information for Emma Dent Coad more like this
1138063
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
answering dept id 7 more like this
answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
hansard heading Loneliness more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to A connected society: A Strategy for tackling loneliness – laying the foundations for change, published 15 October 2018, what progress has been made on his Department’s commitment to work with external stakeholders such as the UK Cohousing Network to build a database of case studies of innovative housing developments that promote social cohesion. more like this
tabling member constituency Portsmouth South more like this
tabling member printed
Stephen Morgan more like this
uin 275811 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
answer text <p>My Department has showcased several case studies of good design, which promote social cohesion. There was an exhibition of some of these case studies during the Government’s Better Design for Better Places national conference; which was held this February in Birmingham.</p><p>My Department continue to work with a range of external stakeholders to gather case study examples on how to promote social cohesion through housing design and planning. <br> <br> The Government also continue to support awards for housing design, in which projects that demonstrate promotion of social cohesion are celebrated, such as the new Good Neighbour Award which I presented on 11th July.</p> more like this
answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-16T12:48:20.447Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T12:48:20.447Z
answering member
4495
label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
tabling member
4653
label Biography information for Stephen Morgan more like this
1137522
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
answering dept id 7 more like this
answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
hansard heading Social Rented Housing more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans he has for rent convergence in the social housing sector. more like this
tabling member constituency Ellesmere Port and Neston more like this
tabling member printed
Justin Madders more like this
uin 274562 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
answer text <p>For more than a decade, registered providers of social housing were able to increase the rent on Social Rent properties by an additional £2 per week if the rent was below the 'formula' level. This mechanism was phased out in 2015 and the Government has no plans to reinstate it, as this would be likely to result in additional costs to tenants and taxpayers</p><p><br> The Government recently consulted on social housing rents for the period 2020-25. The outcome of that consultation and the Government policy statement is available via the following link: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/rents-for-social-housing-from-2020-to-2021" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/rents-for-social-housing-from-2020-to-2021</a>.</p> more like this
answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-16T12:46:49.387Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T12:46:49.387Z
answering member
4495
label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
tabling member
4418
label Biography information for Justin Madders more like this
1137562
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
answering dept id 7 more like this
answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
hansard heading Affordable Housing more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many homes for (a) affordable rent (b) social rent and (c) other affordable tenures were (i) started and (ii) completed in settlements with a population of less than 3,000 in the most recent year for which data is available. more like this
tabling member constituency Harborough more like this
tabling member printed
Neil O'Brien more like this
uin 274641 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
answer text <p>In 2017-18, there were 4,595 additional new build affordable housing completed in populations of less than 3,000 people. <br> <br> The Department does not collect a detailed breakdown of affordable housing by tenure specifically for populations of less than 3,000 people. <br> <br> The Department does not collect centrally information on affordable housing starts in populations of less than 3,000 people.</p> more like this
answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-16T12:45:44.877Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T12:45:44.877Z
answering member
4495
label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
tabling member
4679
label Biography information for Neil O'Brien more like this
1138531
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Asylum: Children more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many successful appeals on grounds of age were made by asylum seekers who were found to be juveniles in (a) 2016, (b) 2017 and (c) 2018. more like this
tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
tabling member printed
Tom Brake more like this
uin 276135 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
answer text <p>The exact information requested is not held centrally and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-16T12:44:32.99Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T12:44:32.99Z
answering member
4048
label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
tabling member
151
label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1138471
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Immigration: Windrush Generation more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether people applying to the Windrush compensation scheme will be subject to the immigration exemption to the Data Protection Act 2018. more like this
tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton more like this
tabling member printed
Afzal Khan more like this
uin 276277 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
answer text <p>The immigration exemption in the Data Protection Act 2018 is not a blanket exemption and may only be used on a case by case basis where the prejudice test and the proportionality test have been applied. It is not targeted at any individual cohort or schemes.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-16T12:42:33.19Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T12:42:33.19Z
answering member
4048
label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
tabling member
4671
label Biography information for Afzal Khan more like this
1138512
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
hansard heading Universal Credit: Terminal Illnesses more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 9 July 2019 to Question 273334, if she will make it her Department's policy to mandate her Department's assessors to record instances in which they have formally questioned a prognosis given by health professionals in DS1500 forms. more like this
tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
tabling member printed
Chris Ruane more like this
uin 276163 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
answer text <p>Guidance for assessors is that they should contact the clinician who has completed a DS1500 for clarification if it contains insufficient information, or where no DS1500 is received, to confirm that the claimant is terminally ill. The assessor will record the outcome of their engagement with the clinician when providing their advice to the Department, but these records are not centrally collated.</p><p> </p><p>To be clear, the DS1500 states that the clinician is not required to provide a prognosis. Rather, they are asked to provide details of their patient’s diagnosis, clinical features and current or planned treatment.</p> more like this
answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-16T12:42:07.063Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T12:42:07.063Z
answering member
4105
label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
tabling member
534
label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
1138530
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Asylum: Children more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate his Department has made of the number of child asylum seekers living in adult accommodation. more like this
tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
tabling member printed
Tom Brake more like this
uin 276134 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
answer text <p>Child asylum seekers housed in asylum accommodation only if they are part of a family group. Unaccompanied asylum seeking children are housed by the local authorities.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-16T12:39:15.78Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T12:39:15.78Z
answering member
4048
label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
tabling member
151
label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1138422
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Terminal Illnesses more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to improve access to benefits for all people who have been diagnosed as terminally ill. more like this
tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
uin 276141 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
answer text <p>The Special Rules for Terminal Illness provide a guaranteed entitlement to benefit under a fast track process, without people being required to attend a face-to-face assessment.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>On 11 July the Secretary of State announced an in-depth evaluation of how the benefits system supports people nearing the end of their life, and those with the most severe conditions.</p> more like this
answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-16T12:38:34.937Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T12:38:34.937Z
answering member
4105
label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
tabling member
308
label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
1138478
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Immigration: Windrush Generation more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Windrush compensation scheme, what the average offer has been to an applicant and what criteria his Department uses to calculate loss of income in such awards. more like this
tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton more like this
tabling member printed
Afzal Khan more like this
uin 276278 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
answer text <p>The Home Office does not intend to keep up a running commentary on payments made. We will publish information on the number of claims submitted, number of claims paid and the overall amount paid out by the scheme in due course as part of our regular reporting to HASC.</p><p>The criteria used to calculate loss of income are set out in the scheme rules available on gov.uk</p> more like this
answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-16T12:36:29.103Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T12:36:29.103Z
answering member
4048
label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
tabling member
4671
label Biography information for Afzal Khan more like this