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1173163
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-01-24more like thismore than 2020-01-24
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 remove filter
hansard heading Voluntary Work: Ethnic Groups more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister of State, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps she is taking to raise awareness of the National Citizen Service among young people from each of the classified ethnic groups. more like this
tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton more like this
tabling member printed
Afzal Khan more like this
uin 7669 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-01-31more like thismore than 2020-01-31
answer text <p>NCS Trust’s contracts with their local partners include a requirement that young people participating in NCS match, as closely as possible, to the local demographics. For example in areas where there are mixed ethnic groups our partners are required to reflect this in the makeup of NCS participants. This is tracked by the NCS Trust as part of their overall contract management of partners.</p><p> </p><p>In addition marketing campaigns and materials have been developed to appeal to a wide and diverse mix of young people with many featuring local participants.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
answering member printed Helen Whately more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-01-31T15:44:38.213Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-31T15:44:38.213Z
answering member
4527
label Biography information for Helen Whately more like this
tabling member
4671
label Biography information for Afzal Khan more like this
1173161
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-01-24more like thismore than 2020-01-24
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 remove filter
hansard heading Voluntary Work: Ethnic Groups more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister of State, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many young people participated in the National Citizen Service in each of the last 10 years, by classified ethnic group. more like this
tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton more like this
tabling member printed
Afzal Khan more like this
uin 7668 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-01-31more like thismore than 2020-01-31
answer text <p>Please see a breakdown of participation in National Citizen Service Trust for the period 2015-2017, classified by ethnic group:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>2017</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total</p></td><td><p>75,605</p></td><td><p>92,996</p></td><td><p>98,808</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ethnic Group</p></td><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>2017</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>White</p></td><td><p>70.7%</p></td><td><p>70.7%</p></td><td><p>67.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Asian</p></td><td><p>13.5%</p></td><td><p>14.0%</p></td><td><p>15.8%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Black</p></td><td><p>7.8%</p></td><td><p>7.9%</p></td><td><p>7.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Mixed</p></td><td><p>5.1%</p></td><td><p>4.7%</p></td><td><p>5.0%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Other</p></td><td><p>1.5%</p></td><td><p>1.6%</p></td><td><p>1.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>NA</p></td><td><p>1.4%</p></td><td><p>1.2%</p></td><td><p>1.6%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>BAME</p></td><td><p>27.9%</p></td><td><p>28.2%</p></td><td><p>30.5%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p><p>NCS attracts young people from a diverse range of backgrounds and participation by those who classify themselves as BAME has been consistent since 2015.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>In 2017, more than a quarter (30.5%) of NCS participants classified themselves as BAME. This compares to 26% of the state secondary school population.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>The NCS annual report for financial year 2018/19 has not yet been published and therefore the data for 2018 and 2019 has not been shared here.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>NCS used a different data management system prior to 2015. As a result, the data is not consistent over the ten year period. I will write with further clarification once I have received further information from NCS.</p><p> </p>
answering member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
answering member printed Helen Whately more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-01-31T15:39:37.327Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-31T15:39:37.327Z
answering member
4527
label Biography information for Helen Whately more like this
tabling member
4671
label Biography information for Afzal Khan more like this
1173156
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-01-24more like thismore than 2020-01-24
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 remove filter
hansard heading Children and Young People more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister of State, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to Answer of 21 January 2020 to Question 3229 on Children and Young People, what will be classified as harder to reach areas. more like this
tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton more like this
tabling member printed
Afzal Khan more like this
uin 7667 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-01-31more like thismore than 2020-01-31
answer text <p>My department is committed to ensuring this investment reaches young people who need it most, including those who currently have difficulty in accessing youth services. We are still developing plans for the delivery of the Youth Investment Fund and will announce more information in due course.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
answering member printed Helen Whately more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-01-31T15:43:07.987Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-31T15:43:07.987Z
answering member
4527
label Biography information for Helen Whately more like this
tabling member
4671
label Biography information for Afzal Khan more like this
1173154
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-01-24more like thismore than 2020-01-24
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 remove filter
hansard heading Youth Centres: Construction more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister of State, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to Answer of 21 January 2020 on Question 3229 on Children and Young People, where she plans to build the 60 new youth centres. more like this
tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton more like this
tabling member printed
Afzal Khan more like this
uin 7666 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-01-31more like thismore than 2020-01-31
answer text <p>We are still developing plans for the delivery of the Youth Investment Fund - including the building of new youth centres - and will announce more information in due course.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
answering member printed Helen Whately more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-01-31T15:41:43.317Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-31T15:41:43.317Z
answering member
4527
label Biography information for Helen Whately more like this
tabling member
4671
label Biography information for Afzal Khan more like this
1147675
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
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 remove filter
hansard heading Internet: Disinformation more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What recent steps she has taken to tackle fake news and disinformation online. more like this
tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
tabling member printed
Alan Brown more like this
uin 912540 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
answer text <p>I refer the hon member to my answer to the question raised by the hon member for Paisley &amp; Renfrewshire today at oral questions</p><p><strong><br> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
answering member constituency Boston and Skegness more like this
answering member printed Matt Warman more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-10-03T12:57:23.777Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-03T12:57:23.777Z
answering member
4361
label Biography information for Matt Warman more like this
tabling member
4470
label Biography information for Alan Brown more like this
1169443
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-01-08more like thismore than 2020-01-08
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 remove filter
hansard heading Broadband: Rural Areas 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, when she plans to respond to the 18 September 2019 report of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, An Update on Rural Connectivity, Seventeenth Report of Session 2017-19, HC 2223. more like this
tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
tabling member printed
Alan Brown more like this
uin 1362 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-01-16more like thismore than 2020-01-16
answer text <p>The government has prepared a response to the EFRA committee, which will be submitted when the committee is reformed.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Boston and Skegness more like this
answering member printed Matt Warman more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-01-16T15:59:57.407Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-16T15:59:57.407Z
answering member
4361
label Biography information for Matt Warman more like this
tabling member
4470
label Biography information for Alan Brown more like this
1175573
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-02-03more like thismore than 2020-02-03
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 remove filter
hansard heading Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister of State, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether he plans to publish an update to the Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review document, published July 2018. more like this
tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
tabling member printed
Alan Brown more like this
uin 11575 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-02-11more like thismore than 2020-02-11
answer text <p>The Government is implementing a number of reforms to make it easier for the private sector to deploy gigabit capable broadband as quickly as possible, building on the recommendations of the Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>For example, the Government recently introduced the Telecommunications Infrastructure (Leasehold Property) Bill into Parliament, which will make it easier for operators to connect leasehold properties to gigabit broadband where the landlord repeatedly fails to respond to requests from operators to access the property. In the Queen’s Speech, the Government also announced it will legislate to ensure new build homes have the infrastructure to support gigabit capable connections by requiring housing developers to work with broadband companies to install these connections in virtually all new build homes, up to a cost cap.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>In addition to commercial delivery by the private sector, the Government has announced £5bn of funding to deliver faster broadband in the hardest to reach areas of the UK. The Department is currently consulting with industry on the delivery programme and will announce further details on this programme, and other reforms to support private sector deployment, in due course.</p><p> </p>
answering member constituency Boston and Skegness more like this
answering member printed Matt Warman more like this
grouped question UIN 11570 more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-02-11T12:44:20.467Zmore like thismore than 2020-02-11T12:44:20.467Z
answering member
4361
label Biography information for Matt Warman more like this
tabling member
4470
label Biography information for Alan Brown more like this
1175570
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-02-03more like thismore than 2020-02-03
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 remove filter
hansard heading Broadband: Scotland and Wales more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister of State, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many households in (a) Scotland, (b) Wales and (c) England have not yet been connected to full fibre broadband. more like this
tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
tabling member printed
Alan Brown more like this
uin 11572 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-02-11more like thismore than 2020-02-11
answer text <p>According to Ofcom's 'Connected Nations' report, full-fibre broadband coverage for residential premises was at 10% for the whole of the UK, as of September 2019. This was 8% for Scotland , 12% for Wales and 10% for England.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has made clear its ambition for nationwide gigabit broadband as quickly as possible.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Boston and Skegness more like this
answering member printed Matt Warman more like this
grouped question UIN 11571 more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-02-11T12:38:53.437Zmore like thismore than 2020-02-11T12:38:53.437Z
answering member
4361
label Biography information for Matt Warman more like this
tabling member
4470
label Biography information for Alan Brown more like this
1175569
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-02-03more like thismore than 2020-02-03
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 remove filter
hansard heading Broadband more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister of State, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many households in (a) Scotland, (b) Wales and (c) England are connected to full fibre broadband. more like this
tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
tabling member printed
Alan Brown more like this
uin 11571 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-02-11more like thismore than 2020-02-11
answer text <p>According to Ofcom's 'Connected Nations' report, full-fibre broadband coverage for residential premises was at 10% for the whole of the UK, as of September 2019. This was 8% for Scotland , 12% for Wales and 10% for England.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has made clear its ambition for nationwide gigabit broadband as quickly as possible.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Boston and Skegness more like this
answering member printed Matt Warman more like this
grouped question UIN 11572 more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-02-11T12:38:53.39Zmore like thismore than 2020-02-11T12:38:53.39Z
answering member
4361
label Biography information for Matt Warman more like this
tabling member
4470
label Biography information for Alan Brown more like this
1175568
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-02-03more like thismore than 2020-02-03
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 remove filter
hansard heading Broadband more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister of State, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when he plans to publish the (a) funding, (b) timescales and (c) other details of the delivery programme for gigabit-enabled broadband; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
tabling member printed
Alan Brown more like this
uin 11570 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-02-11more like thismore than 2020-02-11
answer text <p>The Government is implementing a number of reforms to make it easier for the private sector to deploy gigabit capable broadband as quickly as possible, building on the recommendations of the Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>For example, the Government recently introduced the Telecommunications Infrastructure (Leasehold Property) Bill into Parliament, which will make it easier for operators to connect leasehold properties to gigabit broadband where the landlord repeatedly fails to respond to requests from operators to access the property. In the Queen’s Speech, the Government also announced it will legislate to ensure new build homes have the infrastructure to support gigabit capable connections by requiring housing developers to work with broadband companies to install these connections in virtually all new build homes, up to a cost cap.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>In addition to commercial delivery by the private sector, the Government has announced £5bn of funding to deliver faster broadband in the hardest to reach areas of the UK. The Department is currently consulting with industry on the delivery programme and will announce further details on this programme, and other reforms to support private sector deployment, in due course.</p><p> </p>
answering member constituency Boston and Skegness more like this
answering member printed Matt Warman more like this
grouped question UIN 11575 more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-02-11T12:44:20.413Zmore like thismore than 2020-02-11T12:44:20.413Z
answering member
4361
label Biography information for Matt Warman more like this
tabling member
4470
label Biography information for Alan Brown more like this