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star this property date less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Females: Candidates more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, if her Department will take steps to help hold events in Northern Ireland to mark the 100th anniversary of women being allowed to stand for Parliament. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford remove filter
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 191924 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
star this property answer text <p>It is for the devolved administrations to decide whether, and how, they choose to mark the centenary.</p><p>The Northern Ireland Executive was provided £171,000. In the absence of Ministerial authority for grants to local groups, the civil service arranged a lecture series, a commemorative album as well as a number of exhibitions and workshops.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2018-11-22T16:07:13.223Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-22T16:07:13.223Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1007896
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Equal Pay more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what steps she is taking to close the gender pay gap. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford remove filter
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 191925 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
star this property answer text <p>Under new government legislation over 10,000 employers reported their gender pay gaps this year. These regulations increase transparency, driving board level discussions and pushing employers to take real action to close the gap.</p><p>We are now working with employers to help them understand their gender pay gaps, and support them to put plans in place to tackle gaps.</p><p>Mandatory gender pay gap reporting is just one of the steps government has taken to tackle the drivers of the gap including:</p><ul><li>introducing Shared Parental Leave and Pay and running a £1.5 million campaign to promote the scheme to eligible parents.</li><li>extending the right to request flexible working and establishing a taskforce working with business to make flexible working a reality for all employees.</li><li>creating a £5 million fund to support women and men who have been out of the labour market for a long period to return to work.</li><li>spending around £6 billion on childcare support by 2019-20, around £3.5 billion of which is planned to be spent on free early education entitlements.</li></ul>
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2018-11-22T16:05:08.177Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-22T16:05:08.177Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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4131
star this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-17more like thismore than 2018-12-17
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Females: Low Pay more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what steps her Department is taking to tackle low pay for women. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford remove filter
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 202723 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-20more like thismore than 2018-12-20
star this property answer text <p>Everyone in the UK should have the opportunity to progress and fulfil their potential in employment, to benefit both the individual and the wider economy. Despite accounting for just under half of all employees in the UK, women are more likely to be in low paid work than men.</p><p>The Government has an aspiration to end low pay, and next year it will set out the Low Pay Commission’s remit from 2020 onwards.</p><p>The National Living Wage (NLW) benefits a higher proportion of women than men. In April 2019, the NLW will increase by 4.9% to £8.21. This is an increase to a full-time minimum wage worker’s annual earnings of over £690, making progress on the government’s objective for the NLW to reach 60% of median earnings by 2020.</p><p>We will be publishing a strategy in the Spring on gender equality and economic empowerment that will include consideration of how we can best support low paid women.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-12-20T16:03:50.237Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1005995
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star this property date less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Digital Technology: Training more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will ring-fence additional funding to enhance further education training in digital capability. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford remove filter
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 190886 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>The Government will introduce an entitlement to full funding for basic digital courses from 2020. Adults will have the opportunity to undertake improved digital courses based on new national standards free of charge.</p><p> </p><p>As is the case for the English and maths adult entitlements, the new basic digital skills entitlement will be funded through the Adult Education Budget.</p><p> </p><p>In the interim, we will continue to support the provision of basic digital skills training for adults in colleges and community learning centres across England through the Adult Education Budget and other programmes.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2018-11-19T14:00:02.83Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T14:00:02.83Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1005996
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Home Shopping: Taxation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of using revenue from the online sales tax to support high streets. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford remove filter
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 190887 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-21more like thismore than 2018-11-21
star this property answer text <p>The Budget 2018 announced Our Plan for the High Street, a support package worth £1.5 billion that aims to help high streets and town centres in England to evolve and adapt to changing consumer demands.</p><p> </p><p>This support includes a two-year business rates cut of one third to the bills of small retailers, a £675m Future High Streets Fund to support high streets to evolve, and planning reforms.</p><p> </p><p>The measures apply to England. The UK Government is providing Barnett consequential funding to the Devolved Administrations so that they may offer similar support if they wish.</p>At the Budget, the government announced a Digital Services Tax. This is not a tax on online sales but a tax on the revenues of certain digital business activities which derive value from UK users. more like this
star this property answering member constituency Central Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mel Stride more like this
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less than 2018-11-21T15:17:24.117Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-21T15:17:24.117Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1005998
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Small Businesses: Tax Allowances more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he will consider further tax breaks for micro businesses and small business to enable those businesses to take on more employees. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford remove filter
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 190889 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-21more like thismore than 2018-11-21
star this property answer text <p>This government recognises the UK’s 5.7 million small and medium businesses play a vital role in the economy, employing 16.1 million people.</p><p> </p><p>Since April 2014, businesses and charities have been entitled to the Employment Allowance (EA) to reduce their employer NICs bill every year to enable them to grow and hire new staff. The EA was increased in 2015 to £3,000 per employer and from April 2020 will be targeted at the smallest businesses, who need it most.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Central Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mel Stride more like this
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less than 2018-11-21T15:39:38.1Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-21T15:39:38.1Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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4131
star this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1024823
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Infrastructure: Northern Ireland more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent steps he has taken to assess the value for money of the spending of funds he has allocated for infrastructure in Northern Ireland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford remove filter
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 202149 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-19more like thismore than 2018-12-19
star this property answer text <p>Assessing value for money of infrastructure projects is a devolved matter. Assessments should be made in line with published HM Treasury guidance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2018-12-19T18:18:46.107Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-19T18:18:46.107Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1024824
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Married People: Tax Allowances more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to (a) promote the marriage allowance to people who are entitled to it and (b) encourage such people to take up that allowance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford remove filter
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 202150 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-19more like thismore than 2018-12-19
star this property answer text <p>Marriage Allowance was introduced in April 2015, to recognise the importance of marriage in the tax system, and support those on low incomes by helping them keep more of the money they earn. HMRC ran a number of advertising campaigns to raise awareness of the savings Marriage Allowance can bring to eligible couples. The first campaign ran from October 2015 to March 2016, and the second ran from November 2016 to March 2017. A variety of channels were used including press, radio adverts, and digital advertising.</p><p>HMRC continues to promote the availability of Marriage Allowance through ongoing and targeted communications.</p><p> </p><p>Information on how to claim Marriage Allowance is available on the GOV.UK website and it can be claimed through the personal tax account, on GOV.UK, or by telephone to HMRC. Any couples who have yet to claim will not lose out as they have until 5 April 2020 to backdate it.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Central Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mel Stride more like this
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less than 2018-12-19T12:22:05.933Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-19T12:22:05.933Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1027535
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star this property date less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Non-domestic Rates: Northern Ireland more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will meet with the Permanent Secretary of the Northern Ireland Executive to ensure that provision set out in the Budget 2018 for reduced rates for high street shops in Northern Ireland is distributed to those shops and not lost in the Barnett consequential. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford remove filter
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 203327 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-20more like thismore than 2018-12-20
star this property answer text <p>Business rates policy is a devolved matter. The UK Government is providing Barnett consequential funding for the changes announced at Budget.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2018-12-20T15:20:02.917Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-20T15:20:02.917Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1001907
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star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Cancer: Northern Ireland more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, with reference to the Department of Health in Northern Ireland (DHNI)’s press release entitled Department Announces Improved Access to New Drugs, published on 12 September 2018, what discussions she has had with the DHNI on the timeline for providing access to medicines approved for use through the Cancer Drug Fund in England; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford remove filter
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 188109 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
star this property answer text <p>This is a devolved issue. Northern Ireland Office officials have been liaising with the Northern Ireland Department of Health on this important issue and I am pleased to hear that work is ongoing to ensure an appropriate process is in place which will provide clinical consultants, and hence patients, access as soon as possible.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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less than 2018-11-13T15:48:42.6Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-13T15:48:42.6Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this