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star this property date less than 2015-09-11more like thismore than 2015-09-11
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Carer's Allowance more like this
star 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, if he will make it his policy that the recipients of carer's allowance lose only a proportion of that allowance when they begin to earn more that £110 per week. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh East remove filter
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Tommy Sheppard more like this
star this property uin 9983 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 2015-09-16more like thismore than 2015-09-16
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is not available.</p><p> </p><p>A carer can earn up to £110 a week after National Insurance, tax and other allowable expenses are deducted and still be able to receive Carer’s Allowance. The earnings limit was increased by 8% in April 2015 and 4,000 people will benefit from this increase this year. We have no plans to move to a taper system.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 9981 more like this
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less than 2015-09-16T12:39:16.687Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-16T12:39:16.687Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
star this property tabling member
4453
unstar this property label Biography information for Tommy Sheppard more like this
418524
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-09-11more like thismore than 2015-09-11
star this property answering body
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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Carer's Allowance: Scotland more like this
star 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, what estimate he has made of the number of people in Scotland caring for someone who are not eligible for carer's allowance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh East remove filter
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Tommy Sheppard more like this
star this property uin 9982 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 2015-09-16more like thismore than 2015-09-16
star this property answer text <p>A number of conditions have to be satisfied to receive Carer’s Allowance. These can only be tested when an actual claim is made. As such there is no basis on which such an estimate could be made.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2015-09-16T12:44:12.573Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-16T12:44:12.573Z
unstar this property answering member
4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
star this property tabling member
4453
unstar this property label Biography information for Tommy Sheppard more like this
418521
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-09-11more like thismore than 2015-09-11
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Carer's Allowance: Scotland more like this
star 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 Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of claimants of carer's allowance in Scotland who stopped receiving that allowance due to earning more than £110 per week in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh East remove filter
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Tommy Sheppard more like this
star this property uin 9981 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 2015-09-16more like thismore than 2015-09-16
star this property answer text <p /> <p>The information requested is not available.</p><p> </p><p>A carer can earn up to £110 a week after National Insurance, tax and other allowable expenses are deducted and still be able to receive Carer’s Allowance. The earnings limit was increased by 8% in April 2015 and 4,000 people will benefit from this increase this year. We have no plans to move to a taper system.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 9983 more like this
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less than 2015-09-16T12:39:16.623Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-16T12:39:16.623Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
star this property tabling member
4453
unstar this property label Biography information for Tommy Sheppard more like this
417204
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-09-07more like thismore than 2015-09-07
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Civil Servants: Lost Working Days more like this
star 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 Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the average working days lost per full time equivalent member of staff was as a result of sick days and absences in the Civil Service in (a) 2013, (b) 2014 and (c) 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh East remove filter
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Tommy Sheppard more like this
star this property uin 9241 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 2015-09-10more like thismore than 2015-09-10
star this property answer text <p>The Average Working Days Lost (AWDL) per staff year in the Civil Service has fallen from 8.8 days in 2010 to 7.4 days in 2015. This shows we are making good progress in reducing sickness absence in the Civil Service, and we are continuing to monitor and actively manage staff attendance.</p><p><br></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year ending</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Average Working Days Lost per staff year</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>31st March 2010</p></td><td><p>8.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>31st March 2013</p></td><td><p>7.6</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>31st March 2014</p></td><td><p>7.3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>31st March 2015</p></td><td><p>7.4</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
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less than 2015-09-10T15:07:48.367Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-10T15:07:48.367Z
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star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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4453
unstar this property label Biography information for Tommy Sheppard more like this
1088614
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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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 Equality more like this
star 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 What steps she is taking to maintain equalities protections in law after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh East remove filter
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Tommy Sheppard more like this
star this property uin 909792 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 2019-03-14more like thismore than 2019-03-14
star this property answer text <p>The UK has some of the strongest anti-discrimination laws in Europe; not only will leaving the EU not change this, but we are committed to ensuring workers’ rights – including anti-discrimination rights - keep pace with the changing needs of the labour market.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-03-14T17:57:09.177Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-14T17:57:09.177Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4453
unstar this property label Biography information for Tommy Sheppard more like this
100021
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-15more like thismore than 2014-10-15
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Home Care Services more like this
star 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, if he will bring forward proposals to facilitate the portability of home-based care packages between local authorities in different countries in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh East remove filter
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Sheila Gilmore more like this
star this property uin 905560 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 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
star this property answer text <p>Adults with care and support needs should be able to move between countries within the United Kingdom knowing that their care will continue during the move.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>As the care and support systems in the four countries are different, we are developing principles with the Devolved Administrations to ensure continuity of care for people moving.</p><p> </p><p>These should be published in November.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
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less than 2014-10-21T15:45:44.866352Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-21T15:45:44.866352Z
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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3965
unstar this property label Biography information for Sheila Gilmore more like this
510398
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-03-24more like thismore than 2016-03-24
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Israel: Detainees more like this
star 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Israeli counterpart on the use of administrative detention in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh East remove filter
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Tommy Sheppard more like this
star this property uin 904414 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 2016-04-12more like thismore than 2016-04-12
star this property answer text <p>We remain concerned about Israel’s extensive use of administrative detention which, according to international law, should be used only when security makes this absolutely necessary. Officials regularly raise concerns about the treatment of administrative detainees with their Israeli counterparts.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2016-04-12T15:43:05.023Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-12T15:43:05.023Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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4453
unstar this property label Biography information for Tommy Sheppard more like this
45019
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
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Department for Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept id 63 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Energy and Climate Change more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star 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 Energy and Climate Change, what progress he has made in negotiations with the European Commission on a derogation from the ban on the import or manufacture of incandescent bulbs; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh East remove filter
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Sheila Gilmore more like this
star this property uin 903331 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 2014-03-27more like thismore than 2014-03-27
star this property answer text <p>Responsibility for energy-using products policy, including negotiations for product-specific regulations under the Ecodesign for Energy-related Products Directive, was transferred from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to the Department of Energy and Climate Change on 3rd March 2014.</p><p> </p><p>There are no provisions allowing the European Commission or individual Member States to create exemptions from Regulation 244/2009, which phases out of incandescent bulbs.</p><p> </p><p>The UK has been proactive in pressing to ensure EU policy and legislation takes full account of the potential health implications of artificial lighting, and has raised the issue in two recent meetings in Brussels. EC regulation 244/2009 will be reviewed later this year and we will continue to press for potential health implications to be considered.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bexhill and Battle more like this
star this property answering member printed Gregory Barker more like this
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less than 2014-03-27T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-27T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Barker of Battle more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sheila Gilmore more like this
438822
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-12-10more like thismore than 2015-12-10
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Occupied Territories more like this
star 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 International Development, what recent assessment she has made of the humanitarian situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh East remove filter
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Tommy Sheppard more like this
star this property uin 902757 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 2015-12-16more like thismore than 2015-12-16
star this property answer text <p>The UN assesses that the situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPTs) is a protracted protection crisis with humanitarian consequences. According to the UN, Palestinians in the OPTs face a range of serious threats including threats to life, liberty and security, destruction of homes and other property, forced displacement, and restrictions on freedom of movement and access to livelihoods.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2015-12-16T13:41:30.277Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-16T13:41:30.277Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tommy Sheppard more like this
426879
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-03more like thismore than 2015-11-03
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Local Government: Edinburgh more like this
star 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 Communities and Local Government, what progress has been made on the proposed Edinburgh City Deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh East remove filter
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Tommy Sheppard more like this
star this property uin 902063 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 2015-11-09more like thismore than 2015-11-09
star this property answer text <p>We are working with Edinburgh and South East Scotland on their proposals to drive local economic growth and will continue to do so in partnership with the Scottish Government. As a One Nation Government, serious about rebalancing our economy, we will consider strong, credible ideas from all areas of the UK.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stockton South more like this
star this property answering member printed James Wharton more like this
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less than 2015-11-09T17:07:50.563Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-09T17:07:50.563Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Wharton more like this
star this property tabling member
4453
unstar this property label Biography information for Tommy Sheppard more like this