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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit 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 Work and Pensions, for what reason the taper that is applied to wages is not applied to pensions in relation to universal credit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central remove filter
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 187333 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 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
star this property answer text <p>The taper is the rate at which Universal Credit is reduced to take account of earnings. It is specifically for in work claimants and linked to earnings to incentivise work, and those in work to earn more. Universal Credit has a single taper of 63 per cent so payments reduce in a transparent and predictable way as earnings increase. Universal Credit is a means tested benefit, and income other than earnings, such as pensions, is taken fully into account in the assessment of Universal Credit. This is consistent with how legacy means tested benefits such as Employment and Support Allowance, Jobseeker’s Allowance and Income Support treat pension income. Therefore it would not be consistent to extend the earnings taper to pensions income and doing so would also undermine the incentives to work for people of working age.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T18:05:06.27Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T18:05:06.27Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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4243
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
1000275
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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 Roads: South Yorkshire 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, with reference to the £420 million announced in Budget 2018 to be provided to councils to fix potholes and carry out other road repairs, how much of that funding will be allocated to (a) Sheffield City Region and (b) Barnsley. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central remove filter
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 187383 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 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
star this property answer text <p>I refer the Hon Member to my answer to Question UIN 186324 on 5 November</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T17:37:02.033Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:37:02.033Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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4243
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
1000274
star this property registered interest true more like this
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Parks: 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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, how much funding will be allocated to the second round of pocket parks; and if any of those parks will be located in South Yorkshire. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central remove filter
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 187343 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 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State recognises the importance of parks and green spaces in building safer, stronger and more integrated communities. We announced on 7 October that Government would invest £1 million in a second pocket parks programme to create new parks and also provide support to maintain and improve existing parks to help bring existing parks back into safe and regular use.</p><p>The Government will shortly be publishing a prospectus, inviting bids for funding from across the England. Following closure of the application process, bids will be reviewed and announcement of successful applicants will be announced in spring 2018.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond (Yorks) more like this
star this property answering member printed Rishi Sunak more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T17:21:10.793Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:21:10.793Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rishi Sunak more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
1000277
star this property registered interest true more like this
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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 Tobacco: Licensing more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Government plans to introduce licensing laws for the sale of tobacco in England. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central remove filter
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 187384 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 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
star this property answer text <p>The Government has no plans to introduce licensing laws for the sale of tobacco in England. Earlier this year we introduced legislation providing for the licencing of tobacco products manufacturing machinery.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T17:18:59.467Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:18:59.467Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
1000279
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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 Smoking: Barnsley more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the statistics from the Smoking Data Guide, published by Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council's research and business intelligence team in August 2016, that 21.2 per cent of adults and 10.7 per cent of 15 year olds in Barnsley smoke, what steps his Department is taking to reduce the number of young adults who smoke. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central remove filter
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 187385 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 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
star this property answer text <p>The Government has a strong track record of reducing the harm caused by tobacco, based on a comprehensive approach to tobacco control, including bans on smoking in public places, and on promotion and advertising of tobacco products; high duty rates; the provision of smoking cessation services; and social marketing campaigns. The Government will maintain this comprehensive approach. The Government’s Tobacco Control Plan for England, published last year, commits to reducing smoking in 15 year olds from 8% in 2017 to 3% in 2022 and the Tobacco Control Delivery Plan, published in June 2018 sets out the various activities different agencies are taking to meet the aims of the plan.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T17:19:44.95Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:19:44.95Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this