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1136703
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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 Energy 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, how many energy companies have ceased trading in each of the last five years. more like this
tabling member constituency Hendon remove filter
tabling member printed
Dr Matthew Offord more like this
uin 272819 more like this
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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>There are now around 60 domestic energy suppliers in the market, up from 13 in 2010. Since 2014, 16 domestic suppliers have ceased trading. GB Energy (in 2016), was the first supplier to cease trading since 2008. There was one market exit in 2017 and the most recent exit was in March 2019. All customers were swiftly moved to a new supplier by Ofgem.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-09T15:19:09.187Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-09T15:19:09.187Z
answering member
4021
label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
tabling member
4006
label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1136702
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Railways: Exhaust Emissions 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 Transport, what assessment his Department has made of trends in the level of emissions at train stations. more like this
tabling member constituency Hendon remove filter
tabling member printed
Dr Matthew Offord more like this
uin 272818 more like this
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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 department recognises that poor air quality is a major public health issue.</p><p> </p><p>We are funding ongoing research conducted by the Rail and Safety Standards Board (RSSB) into the effect of the rail industry on air quality. This includes recent research at King’s Cross and Edinburgh Waverly.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has set out its aspiration to remove all diesel-only trains from the rail network by 2040. Moving the rail industry away from diesel will both reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality. Progress is already being made, with absolute carbon emissions from passenger services in 2017-18 6.6 per cent lower than in 2016-17.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-09T14:33:10.783Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-09T14:33:10.783Z
answering member
3996
label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
tabling member
4006
label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1135558
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-28more like thismore than 2019-06-28
answering body
Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
hansard heading National Insurance Contributions more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the revenue accruing to the public purse annually from a 1p increase in National Insurance. more like this
tabling member constituency Hendon remove filter
tabling member printed
Dr Matthew Offord more like this
uin 270789 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
answer text <p>HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) publish estimates of the exchequer impact of various illustrative tax changes in the publication series “Direct effects of illustrative tax changes”. This includes illustrative effects for the following National Insurance changes:</p><ul><li><p>Change Class 1 employee main rate by 1 percent point</p></li><li><p>Change Class 1 employee additional rate by 1 percent point</p></li><li><p>Change Class 1 employer rate by 1 percentage point</p></li><li><p>Change Class 2 rate by £1 per week</p></li><li><p>Change Class 4 main rate by 1 percentage point</p></li><li><p>Change Class 4 additional rate by 1 percentage point.</p></li></ul><p> </p><p>The latest bulletin, published in April 2019, is linked below: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/direct-effects-of-illustrative-tax-changes" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/direct-effects-of-illustrative-tax-changes</a></p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-08T14:53:18.15Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T14:53:18.15Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
4006
label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1136698
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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 Assaults on Police 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 he has made of the number of work days lost by police officers from sick leave as a result of an assault while on duty. more like this
tabling member constituency Hendon remove filter
tabling member printed
Dr Matthew Offord more like this
uin 272817 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
answer text <p>The number of working days lost by police forces in England and Wales because of an assault while on duty is not collected centrally by the Home Office.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-08T14:04:53.5Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T14:04:53.5Z
answering member
1561
label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
tabling member
4006
label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1135266
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
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 Crime 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 steps he is taking to tackle the under-reporting of crime to the police. more like this
tabling member constituency Hendon remove filter
tabling member printed
Dr Matthew Offord more like this
uin 270347 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
answer text <p>We would encourage all victims of crime to report such incidents to the police so that they can be investigated and, the perpetrators of crime brought to justice. There is a range of activity underway to encourage more people to come forward and report crimes including domestic abuse, modern slavery and hate crime.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-03T15:45:30.603Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T15:45:30.603Z
answering member
1561
label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
tabling member
4006
label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1134938
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
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: Yazidis 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 people who identify at Yezidi have been granted asylum under the Syrian Refugee Programme. more like this
tabling member constituency Hendon remove filter
tabling member printed
Dr Matthew Offord more like this
uin 269712 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
answer text <p>The UK’s resettlement programmes follow the humanitarian principles of impartiality and neutrality, which means that we resettle on the basis of needs identified by UNHCR through their established processes, rather than on the basis of ethno-religious origin</p><p>In order to protect the privacy of those being resettled we limit the amount of information about them that we make publicly available. We therefore do not routinely publish a religious and ethnic breakdown of those who have been resettled.</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 2019-07-02T13:26:02.017Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-02T13:26:02.017Z
answering member
4048
label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
tabling member
4006
label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1132482
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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 Police: Training 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 police officers in each police force area have attended the Disaster Victim Identification training programme at Dundee University in each of the last five years. more like this
tabling member constituency Hendon remove filter
tabling member printed
Dr Matthew Offord more like this
uin 265500 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
answer text <p>The Department does not hold this information centrally.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-25T16:27:43.887Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T16:27:43.887Z
answering member
1561
label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
tabling member
4006
label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1133400
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 more like this
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
hansard heading World War I: Anniversaries 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 Defence, what plans his Department has to commemorate the scuttling of the German Fleet at Scapa Flow in June 1919. more like this
tabling member constituency Hendon remove filter
tabling member printed
Dr Matthew Offord more like this
uin 266856 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
answer text <p>The Royal Navy provided support to the Orkney Islands Council 'Scapa 100' commemorative events on 21 June 2019. The commemorations remembered the fifteen German lives lost as a result of the scuttling of the German High Seas Fleet on 21 June 1919.</p><p>Ceremonial dives were conducted by Royal Navy and German Navy divers to place wreaths on SMS DRESDEN. Royal Navy and German Navy representatives attended a commemorative service at the Royal Naval Cemetery in Lyness where the Royal Marines Band Service, together with the German Navy Band, provided the music.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-25T14:36:51.66Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T14:36:51.66Z
answering member
1544
label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
tabling member
4006
label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1132486
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Roads: Repairs and 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 Transport, if he will make it his Department’s policy to ensure that all Highway England’s works are carried out 24 hours a day subject to health and safety issues. more like this
tabling member constituency Hendon remove filter
tabling member printed
Dr Matthew Offord more like this
uin 265502 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
answer text <p>As part of improving road users’ experience through roadworks, Highways England considers working patterns such as 24 hours a day on an individual scheme basis. There are a number of factors that influence Highways England’s ability to adopt this approach such as: maintaining the safety of road workers and road users, location, type of work being undertaken, needs of road users and neighbouring communities, availability of resources within the construction industry and any cost implications.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Northampton North more like this
answering member printed Michael Ellis more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-24T13:12:15.167Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-24T13:12:15.167Z
answering member
4116
label Biography information for Michael Ellis more like this
tabling member
4006
label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1132483
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Roads: Repairs and 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 Transport, what employee incentives are included in the work contracts of Highways England employees to help ensure timely completion of those works. more like this
tabling member constituency Hendon remove filter
tabling member printed
Dr Matthew Offord more like this
uin 265501 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
answer text <p>Highways England provides a Performance Related Pay (PRP) incentive scheme for its employees. Payments made under the scheme are directly aligned to Highways England’s performance against eleven Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s), which include timely completion of works.</p><p> </p><p>The KPI’s provide equal focus across a range of areas that are considered integral to the success of Highways England, encouraging collaborative behaviours in achieving successful delivery. The KPI’s include targets related to areas such as major project delivery, safety, road user satisfaction and road incident management.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Northampton North more like this
answering member printed Michael Ellis more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-24T13:05:47.823Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-24T13:05:47.823Z
answering member
4116
label Biography information for Michael Ellis more like this
tabling member
4006
label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this