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1129594
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Radio Frequencies: Research more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what start-up funding the Government has allocated to new National Spectrum Centre in Aberystwyth to (a) enable UK wireless technology innovation and (b) create highly skilled job opportunities in Wales. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wantage more like this
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Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
star this property uin 259917 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 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government has put research and innovation at the heart of its Industrial Strategy, setting an ambition for the UK to become the most innovative country in the world and increase its total R&amp;D expenditure to 2.4% of GDP by 2027.</p><p>The new National Spectrum Centre in Aberystwyth will be a part of this ecosystem of innovation across the UK and will have opportunities to access funds dedicated to supporting research in areas that are vital to our future economy. I visited Aberystwyth in September to discuss this project with key stakeholders and was hugely impressed with its ambitions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
star this property answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
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less than 2019-06-12T16:43:21.37Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-12T16:43:21.37Z
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4086
unstar this property label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
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1580
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
1136203
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading London North Eastern Railway: Rail Gourmet Holding more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when Rail Gourmet’s contract with LNER on the East Coast Mainline is planned to expire. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gateshead more like this
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Ian Mearns more like this
star this property uin 272172 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 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The Department does not hold this information. Provision of catering is an operational matter for LNER.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T10:44:40.923Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T10:44:40.923Z
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3996
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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4000
unstar this property label Biography information for Ian Mearns more like this
1136204
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading London North Eastern Railway: Rail Gourmet Holding more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions officials in his Department have had with representatives of LNER on Rail Gourmet not paying the living wage on the East Coast Mainline. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gateshead more like this
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Ian Mearns more like this
star this property uin 272173 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 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The Department has had no such discussions. Provision of catering is an operational matter for LNER.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T12:29:50.647Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T12:29:50.647Z
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3996
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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4000
unstar this property label Biography information for Ian Mearns more like this
1136205
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading London North Eastern Railway: Living Wage more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether there are any provisions in LNER's franchise agreement that would prevent that compnay from ensuring that its sub-contractors pay the living wage. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gateshead more like this
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Ian Mearns more like this
star this property uin 272174 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 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>LNER operates under a Services Agreement rather than a Franchise Agreement. There are no such provisions in the LNER Services Agreement.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T12:32:58.157Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T12:32:58.157Z
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3996
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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4000
unstar this property label Biography information for Ian Mearns more like this
1136206
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading London North Eastern Railway: Catering more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential value for money merits of bringing outsourced catering staff on the East Coast Mainline back in-house. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gateshead more like this
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Ian Mearns more like this
star this property uin 272175 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 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The Department has not made an assessment. Provision of catering is an operational matter for LNER.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T16:08:12.163Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T16:08:12.163Z
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3996
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
star this property tabling member
4000
unstar this property label Biography information for Ian Mearns more like this
1127528
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Hospices: Children more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to additional funding for children’s palliative care announced in the NHS Long-Term Plan, whether he plans to allocate additional funding to children’s hospices in England in 2019-20. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bury North more like this
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James Frith more like this
star this property uin 256338 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 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>As part of the NHS Long Term Plan, NHS England committed to increase its investment in children’s palliative care over the next five years by match funding clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) who commit to increase their investment in local children’s palliative and end of life care services.</p><p> </p><p>Subject to CCGs increasing investment, NHS England will match this by up to £7 million a year by 2023/24. This increase is in addition to the Children’s Hospice Grant, which provides an annual contribution of £11 million. NHS England is currently establishing financial reporting systems to monitor the baseline investment of CCGs in children’s palliative and end of life care services. This will enable match funding payments made to CCGs where the investments are increased above the investment baseline in the previous year. As baselining will be ongoing through 2019/20, and therefore match funding will not be available in this year, NHS England will be increasing the children’s hospice grant to £12 million for this period.</p><p> </p><p>With regards to financial sustainability of hospices, these are primarily charity-funded but receive some statutory funding from CCGS for providing local services. The amount of funding varies between CCGs, but on average adult hospices receive approximately 30% of their overall funding from National Health Service sources. CCGs are responsible for determining the level of NHS-funded hospice care locally and they are responsible for ensuring that the services they commission meet the needs of their local population.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 256339 more like this
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less than 2019-05-23T10:16:42.017Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T10:16:42.017Z
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4008
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property tabling member
4637
unstar this property label Biography information for James Frith more like this
1127529
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Hospices: Finance more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure the financial sustainability of charitable hospices. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bury North more like this
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James Frith more like this
star this property uin 256339 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 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>As part of the NHS Long Term Plan, NHS England committed to increase its investment in children’s palliative care over the next five years by match funding clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) who commit to increase their investment in local children’s palliative and end of life care services.</p><p> </p><p>Subject to CCGs increasing investment, NHS England will match this by up to £7 million a year by 2023/24. This increase is in addition to the Children’s Hospice Grant, which provides an annual contribution of £11 million. NHS England is currently establishing financial reporting systems to monitor the baseline investment of CCGs in children’s palliative and end of life care services. This will enable match funding payments made to CCGs where the investments are increased above the investment baseline in the previous year. As baselining will be ongoing through 2019/20, and therefore match funding will not be available in this year, NHS England will be increasing the children’s hospice grant to £12 million for this period.</p><p> </p><p>With regards to financial sustainability of hospices, these are primarily charity-funded but receive some statutory funding from CCGS for providing local services. The amount of funding varies between CCGs, but on average adult hospices receive approximately 30% of their overall funding from National Health Service sources. CCGs are responsible for determining the level of NHS-funded hospice care locally and they are responsible for ensuring that the services they commission meet the needs of their local population.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 256338 more like this
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less than 2019-05-23T10:16:42.06Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T10:16:42.06Z
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4008
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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4637
unstar this property label Biography information for James Frith more like this
1131696
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Refugees: English Language more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment his Department has made of the potential long-term (a) economic and (b) social merits of ensuring that refugees' command of English enables them to be ready to work; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stretford and Urmston more like this
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Kate Green more like this
star this property uin 263841 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 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>The Government published the cross-government Integrated Communities Action Plan in February 2019. In the action plan we have committed to ensuring all refugees are empowered to integrate and rebuild their lives in the UK, focusing on improving support for English language, employment, mental health, and orientation to life in the UK.</p><p><br>The Government recognises that learning English is essential to empowering refugees to rebuild their lives and move towards self-sufficiency and integration. We are working across government to develop a new strategy for English for speakers of other languages in 2019. The strategy will provide a shared vision for all publicly funded English language provision and this will include addressing the needs of refugees.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T15:47:43.46Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T15:47:43.46Z
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4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property tabling member
4120
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
1138158
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Migrant Workers: Domestic Service more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps he has taken to ensure that overseas domestic workers are informed of their rights as workers in the UK; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gedling more like this
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Vernon Coaker more like this
star this property uin 275676 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 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
star this property answer text <p>The Immigration Rules governing the Overseas Domestic Worker (ODW) visa are designed to ensure that the worker will not be subject to exploitative working conditions in the UK. ODWs are provided with a bespoke leaflet informing them of their employment rights when they lodge their visa application, before they enter the UK.</p><p>The Government is currently running a procurement exercise to identify a provider of the information sessions for Overseas Domestic Workers. The results of this tendering exercise will be released in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 275677 more like this
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less than 2019-07-16T11:07:03.243Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T11:07:03.243Z
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4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property tabling member
360
unstar this property label Biography information for Vernon Coaker more like this
1138159
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Migrant Workers: Domestic Service more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the timeframe is for the planned information sessions on the employment rights of overseas domestic workers; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gedling more like this
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Vernon Coaker more like this
star this property uin 275677 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 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
star this property answer text <p>The Immigration Rules governing the Overseas Domestic Worker (ODW) visa are designed to ensure that the worker will not be subject to exploitative working conditions in the UK. ODWs are provided with a bespoke leaflet informing them of their employment rights when they lodge their visa application, before they enter the UK.</p><p>The Government is currently running a procurement exercise to identify a provider of the information sessions for Overseas Domestic Workers. The results of this tendering exercise will be released in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 275676 more like this
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less than 2019-07-16T11:07:03.287Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T11:07:03.287Z
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4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property tabling member
360
unstar this property label Biography information for Vernon Coaker more like this