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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept id 17 more like this
answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
hansard heading NHS more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What steps he has taken to prepare the NHS for the UK leaving the EU in October 2019. more like this
tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
tabling member printed
Marion Fellows remove filter
uin 911419 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
answer text <p>As a responsible government, we must continue to plan for every scenario. We continue to carefully review the implications of the latest extension to Article 50 on our no deal planning. We are working closely with partners across the health and care system, and stakeholders, to make detailed plans to ensure the continued supply of medicines and medical products and secure the future of our European Union health and care workforce.</p><p /><p /> more like this
answering member constituency Wimbledon more like this
answering member printed Stephen Hammond more like this
grouped question UIN 911418 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-18T16:37:00.37Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T16:37:00.37Z
answering member
1585
label Biography information for Stephen Hammond more like this
tabling member
4440
label Biography information for Marion Fellows more like this
1037280
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-08more like thismore than 2019-01-08
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Small Businesses: Billing more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What steps he is taking to ensure full and timely payments to small businesses. more like this
tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
tabling member printed
Marion Fellows remove filter
uin 908447 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-08more like thismore than 2019-01-08
answer text <p>The Small Business Commissioner has recovered £2 million for small businesses in his first year. We have recently taken steps to strengthen the Prompt Payment Code, and we are working through nearly 300 responses to our recent call for evidence on creating a more responsible payment culture.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-08T15:29:59.583Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-08T15:29:59.583Z
answering member
4487
label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
tabling member
4440
label Biography information for Marion Fellows more like this
1006781
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Prison Officers: Age more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What recent assessment he has made of the implications for his policy on public sector pensions of the ability of prison officers aged over 60 to meet the physical requirements of the job. more like this
tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
tabling member printed
Marion Fellows remove filter
uin 907582 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
answer text <p>The normal age of 65 for prison officer retirement was first introduced by the last Labour government in 2007. Lord Hutton’s pensions review in 2015 considered the issue and did not recommend any special exemptions for prison officers. We are satisfied that this continues to be the case.</p><p><strong><p><p></strong></p> more like this
answering member constituency Hertsmere more like this
answering member printed Oliver Dowden more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-14T17:43:37.1Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-14T17:43:37.1Z
answering member
4441
label Biography information for Oliver Dowden more like this
tabling member
4440
label Biography information for Marion Fellows more like this
1138509
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Postal Services 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the effect of Royal Mail's parcel postbox expansion on the sustainability of Post Office branches. more like this
tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
tabling member printed
Marion Fellows remove filter
uin 276228 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>The Government recognises the critical role that post offices play in communities and for small businesses across the UK. This is why the Government committed to safeguard the post office network and protect existing rural services. The overall number of post offices across the UK remains at its most stable in decades with over 11,500 branches thanks to significant Government investment of over £2 billion since 2010.</p><p> </p><p>While the Government sets the strategic direction for the Post Office, it allows the company the commercial freedom to deliver this strategy as an independent business. The Post Office operates in a range of competitive markets, including mails, and Government is not involved in the commercial activities in those markets.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-16T15:32:03.313Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T15:32:03.313Z
answering member
4487
label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
tabling member
4440
label Biography information for Marion Fellows more like this
1138508
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Postal Services 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the effect of Royal Mail's parcel postbox expansion on the income of (a) the Post Office Ltd and (b) sub-Postmasters. more like this
tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
tabling member printed
Marion Fellows remove filter
uin 276227 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>The Government recognises the critical role that post offices play in communities and for small businesses across the UK. This is why the Government committed to safeguard the post office network and protect existing rural services. The overall number of post offices across the UK remains at its most stable in decades with over 11,500 branches thanks to significant Government investment of over £2 billion since 2010.</p><p> </p><p>While the Government sets the strategic direction for the Post Office, it allows the company the commercial freedom to deliver this strategy as an independent business. The Post Office operates in a range of competitive markets, including mails, and Government is not involved in the commercial activities in those markets.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-16T15:31:57.077Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T15:31:57.077Z
answering member
4487
label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
tabling member
4440
label Biography information for Marion Fellows more like this
1138507
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Postal Services 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of (a) the Post Office Ltd and (b) sub-Postmasters for collecting parcels in each of the last three years. more like this
tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
tabling member printed
Marion Fellows remove filter
uin 276226 more like this
answer
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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>The Government recognises the critical role that post offices play in communities and for small businesses across the UK. This is why the Government committed to safeguard the post office network and protect existing rural services. The overall number of post offices across the UK remains at its most stable in decades with over 11,500 branches thanks to significant Government investment of over £2 billion since 2010.</p><p> </p><p>While the Government sets the strategic direction for the Post Office, it allows the company the commercial freedom to deliver this strategy as an independent business. The Post Office provides parcel services on behalf of Royal Mail and the costs of those services are a commercial matter between the two businesses.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-16T15:31:48.543Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T15:31:48.543Z
answering member
4487
label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
tabling member
4440
label Biography information for Marion Fellows more like this
1136974
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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 Children: Maintenance 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, how many times the Child Maintenance Group has registered the maintenance debt of a non-resident parent with credit rating agencies in the last year. more like this
tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
tabling member printed
Marion Fellows remove filter
uin 273429 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
answer text <p>This information is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Colchester more like this
answering member printed Will Quince more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-09T13:58:29.663Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-09T13:58:29.663Z
answering member
4423
label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
tabling member
4440
label Biography information for Marion Fellows more like this
1136965
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
answering body
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept id 10 more like this
answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
hansard heading William Hill: Redundancy 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 Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he is taking to support William Hill and its staff following the announcement that 700 branches will close; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
tabling member printed
Marion Fellows remove filter
uin 273428 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
answer text <p>The government reduced the maximum stake on B2 gaming machines from £100 to £2, to help stop extreme losses by those who were least able to afford them. We engaged with the gambling industry to understand the potential impact on jobs, both as proposals were developed and following the announcement.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>William Hill has said that it will provide support to workers affected as part of its consultation process on shop closures.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>The government will engage with William Hill to establish the level of employee support that may be required. Jobcentre Plus’s Rapid Response Service is also ready to support any worker who may be affected by job losses associated with this announcement.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-09T15:02:20.007Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-09T15:02:20.007Z
answering member
4513
label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
tabling member
4440
label Biography information for Marion Fellows more like this
1136964
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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 William Hill: Closures 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 she is taking to support staff of William Hill following the announcement that 700 branches will close; and if she will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
tabling member printed
Marion Fellows remove filter
uin 273427 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
answer text <p>DWP stands ready to support any affected by the proposed closures, with our Rapid Response Service (RRS) offer. This is a redundancy service designed to give support and advice to employers and their employees when faced with the prospect of redundancy. It is coordinated nationally by the National Employer and Partnership Team (NEPT) and is managed by Jobcentre Plus.</p><p> </p><p>Each Jobcentre Plus district deploy resources according to the situation and the requirements of the workforce. This service is available to be deployed nationally should William Hill require support from Jobcentre Plus. The RRS is delivered in partnership with a range of national and local partners, including National Careers Service and local service providers.</p><p> </p><p>The range of support available from Jobcentre Plus and partners may include:</p><ul><li>Information advice and guidance.</li><li>Connecting people to jobs in the labour market.</li><li>Help with job search including CV writing, interview skills, where to find jobs and<br>how to apply for them.</li><li>Help to identify transferable skills and skills gaps (linked to the local labour<br>market).</li><li>Training to update skills, learn new ones and gain industry recognised<br>certification that will improve employability.</li><li>Help to overcome barriers to attending training or securing a job or <br>self-employment such as child care costs, necessary tools, work clothes, travel<br>costs etc.</li><li>On-site presentations to those affected.</li><li>Jobs Fairs and Job Clubs where appropriate.</li></ul>
answering member constituency Reading West more like this
answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-09T09:34:57.8Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-09T09:34:57.8Z
answering member
4014
label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
tabling member
4440
label Biography information for Marion Fellows more like this
1136902
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Post Offices 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what proportion of opportunities advertised on the Post Office business opportunities website are for (a) new branches and (b) branches where the current postmaster is seeking a replacement. more like this
tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
tabling member printed
Marion Fellows remove filter
uin 273426 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
answer text <p>The Government recognises the critical role that post offices play in communities and for small businesses across the UK. This is why the Government committed to safeguard the post office network and protect existing rural services. The overall number of post offices across the UK remains at its most stable in decades with over 11,500 branches thanks to significant Government investment of over £2 billion since 2010.</p><p> </p><p>While the Government sets the strategic direction for the Post Office, it allows the company the commercial freedom to deliver this strategy as an independent business. The management of the Post Office network is an operational matter for Post Office Limited. I have therefore asked Alisdair Cameron, the Group interim Chief Executive of Post Office Limited, to write to the hon. Member on this matter. A copy of his reply will be placed in the Libraries of the House</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-09T14:53:16.213Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-09T14:53:16.213Z
answering member
4487
label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
tabling member
4440
label Biography information for Marion Fellows more like this