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star this property date less than 2019-03-13more like thismore than 2019-03-13
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Shellfish: Animal Welfare 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether his Department has made an assessment of (a) the sentience of decapod crustaceans and (b) their capability to feel pain; whether decapod crustaceans are included in the definition of animal in the draft sentience Bill; and when he plans to publish the Farm Animal Welfare Council investigation into decapod crustacean sentience. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Makerfield more like this
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Yvonne Fovargue more like this
star this property uin 231995 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 2019-03-21more like thismore than 2019-03-21
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government is aware of research in relation to the sentience of decapod crustaceans and their ability to feel pain. We are continuing to engage with stakeholders to further refine the Government’s proposals on animal sentience, including which animals are covered by those proposals. The Farm Animal Welfare Committee’s advice on the definition of sentience will be published soon.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Macclesfield more like this
star this property answering member printed David Rutley more like this
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less than 2019-03-21T17:42:23.513Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-21T17:42:23.513Z
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star this property label Biography information for David Rutley more like this
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4034
unstar this property label Biography information for Yvonne Fovargue more like this
1090950
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-18more like thismore than 2019-03-18
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Members: Correspondence more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the oral contributions of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on 23 January 2019, Official report, columns 209WH and 210WH, when he plans to (a) respond to the letter of 30 December 2018 from and (b) meet with hon. Members on establishing a Town of Culture Award. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford more like this
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Yvette Cooper more like this
star this property uin 233449 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 2019-03-21more like thismore than 2019-03-21
unstar this property answer text <p>A letter was sent to the Rt Hon Member on 21st February. As I stated in the letter, I am happy to meet with Members on this issue.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Northampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Ellis more like this
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less than 2019-03-21T10:34:37.827Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-21T10:34:37.827Z
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star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Yvette Cooper more like this
1088245
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-13more like thismore than 2019-03-13
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Houses: Closures more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many pubs closed in the 12 months (a) before the business rates revaluation came into force in 2017 and (b) after that revaluation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi more like this
star this property uin 231972 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 2019-03-21more like thismore than 2019-03-21
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government does not hold the requested information.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-03-21T17:21:41.063Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-21T17:21:41.063Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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3924
unstar this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
1088270
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-13more like thismore than 2019-03-13
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Consultants more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunal Service spent on consultancies (a) in total, (b) per consultancy in each of the financial years (i) 2016-17 and (ii) 2017-18. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi more like this
star this property uin 231973 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 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
unstar this property answer text <p>Please find below the total spend on consultancy for HMCTS for the period requested. Please note the spend is taken from our Bravo spend tool and is an accurate figure of what has been invoiced within this period:</p><p> </p><p>(i) 2016-17 = £3,103,764.16</p><p>(ii) 2017-18 = £11,805,649.04</p><p> </p><p>Please see below table which outlines the consultancy projects for the periods requested for HMCTS, the information includes start dates, contract values and descriptions of the services:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Start Date</p></td><td><p>Supplier</p></td><td><p>Total Value of Contract</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>BMT Hi-Q Sigma</p></td><td><p>£150,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>Capita</p></td><td><p>£795,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>Concerto Partners LLP</p></td><td><p>£258,980</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>Ernst &amp; Young LLP</p></td><td><p>£6,236,775</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>KPMG LLP</p></td><td><p>£1,129,875</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>PA Consulting Services Limited</p></td><td><p>£2,415,319</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP</p></td><td><p>£107,800</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>Allen Lane Consultancy Limited</p></td><td><p>£3,657,750</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>Deloitte LLP</p></td><td><p>£462,040</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>Methods Business and Digital</p></td><td><p>£1,997,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP</p></td><td><p>£30,000,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>Veracity Consulting</p></td><td><p>£681,015</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>Consultants are engaged to deliver short-term on projects where specialist skills required are not available within the organisation. As part of the governance process, approvals are sought from Finance Business Partner, HR Business Partner &amp; the Director General to ensure that project outcomes and budget are validated and to seek confirmation that internal resource is not available to deliver either due to the specialist nature of the project or due to capacity issues enabling delivery within the project timescales.</p><p><br> By making use of consultants, the department can save on salary, national insurance and pension costs associated with permanently employing individuals whose skills may not be needed after a set period.</p><p> </p><p>The government is investing £1bn to reform our courts and tribunals service, bringing new technology and modern ways of working to the justice system and benefiting all those that use it.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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less than 2019-03-25T17:17:15.283Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-25T17:17:15.283Z
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
star this property tabling member
3924
unstar this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
1088747
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-14more like thismore than 2019-03-14
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Houses: Codes of Practice more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when he plans to begin a review of the Pubs Code. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi more like this
star this property uin 232543 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 2019-03-22more like thismore than 2019-03-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government is currently considering the format of the statutory review of the Pubs Code which will cover the operation of the Code from when it came into force to 31 March 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-03-22T11:44:40.003Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-22T11:44:40.003Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
star this property tabling member
3924
unstar this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
1089448
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star this property date less than 2019-03-15more like thismore than 2019-03-15
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Courts: Reform more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much of the £1 billion for the courts reform programme (a) has been spent on consultancies and, (b) is projected to be spent on consultancies (i) in total and (ii) as a proportion of overall spending. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi more like this
star this property uin 233000 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 2019-03-28more like thismore than 2019-03-28
unstar this property answer text <p>The Court Reform Programme has spent approximately £26.4m on consultancies between 2014/15 and 2017/18. This is the equivalent of 8% of the total Reform implementation spending during this period.</p><p> </p><p>We are projected to spend approximately £25.7m on consultancies in 2018/19 and 2019/20. This is the equivalent of 6% of expected implementation spending during this period.</p><p> </p><p>We have no current consultancy commitments beyond 2019/20 to support Reform.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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less than 2019-03-28T18:58:21.51Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-28T18:58:21.51Z
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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3924
unstar this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
1089449
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-15more like thismore than 2019-03-15
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Courts: Reform more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much has been spent by the HM Courts and Tribunals Service on the courts reform programme to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi more like this
star this property uin 233001 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 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
unstar this property answer text <p>As of February 2019, HM Courts and Tribunals Service has spent £514m on the Reform Programme. Since 2015/16, approximately £122m has been raised from the sale of surplus court building, every penny of which has been reinvested into the justice system.</p><p> </p><p>The government is investing £1bn to reform our courts and tribunals service, bringing new technology and modern ways of working to the justice system and benefiting all those that use it.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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less than 2019-03-25T17:12:03.527Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-25T17:12:03.527Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
star this property tabling member
3924
unstar this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
1090942
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star this property date less than 2019-03-18more like thismore than 2019-03-18
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Cephalopods: Animal Welfare 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether his Department has made an assessment of (a) the sentience of cephalopods and (b) their capability to feel pain; and whether cephalopods are included in the definition of animal in the draft sentience Bill. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi more like this
star this property uin 233508 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 2019-03-27more like thismore than 2019-03-27
unstar this property answer text <p>We are continuing to engage with stakeholders to further refine the Government’s proposals on animal sentience. As part of this we are continuing to assess which animals should be covered by those proposals.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Macclesfield more like this
star this property answering member printed David Rutley more like this
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less than 2019-03-27T17:21:59.877Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-27T17:21:59.877Z
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4033
star this property label Biography information for David Rutley more like this
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3924
unstar this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
1091067
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-18more like thismore than 2019-03-18
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Netmaster Solutions 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 Justice, what the value is of the contract between HM Courts and Tribunals Service and Netmaster Solutions Ltd to operate the Crown Court Digital Case System; and whether his Department holds any contracts other than that contract with Netmaster Solutions Ltd. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi more like this
star this property uin 233528 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 2019-03-26more like thismore than 2019-03-26
unstar this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State for Justice has a software license and service agreement which commenced on 24th March 2017.</p><p>The overall value is £7.75m, and includes perpetual (lifetime) licensing, along with support and maintenance for 5 years.</p><p>The MoJ has no other contracts with Netmaster Solutions Limited.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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less than 2019-03-26T14:46:11.18Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-26T14:46:11.18Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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3924
unstar this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
1092667
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-21more like thismore than 2019-03-21
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Courts: Telephone Services 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 Justice, what assessment he has made of the effect of the 55p per minute cost of the telephone helpline established to provide advice on how to use online court services on the effectiveness of that helpline. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi more like this
star this property uin 235313 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 2019-03-29more like thismore than 2019-03-29
unstar this property answer text <p>HMCTS helplines use 0300 phone numbers in line with HMG guidance for government departments. This is the same as other departments including HMRC and the Home Office, as well as a range of bodies outside Government including the BBC, the RSPCA, Oxfam and Ofcom.</p><p>Calls to 0300 numbers are charged at the same as local rate calls by phone providers.</p><p> </p><p>The helplines are not premium lines and do not generate revenue.</p><p>There is no evidence to suggest that call charges are deterring people from using our services, as we dealt with more than 46,000 calls last month alone.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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less than 2019-03-29T14:40:10.15Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-29T14:40:10.15Z
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
star this property tabling member
3924
unstar this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this