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star this property date less than 2014-12-08more like thismore than 2014-12-08
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Poultry Meat 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, what steps he is taking to ensure that consumers are protected from high levels of campylobacter in poultry. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West remove filter
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John Robertson more like this
star this property uin 906573 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 2014-12-11more like thismore than 2014-12-11
unstar this property answer text <p>The United Kingdom Food Standards Agency (FSA) is working in partnership with industry to tackle <em>Campylobacter</em>, exploring a range of interventions targeted at different points in the food chain to reduce contamination levels before the meat reaches the consumer. Also, in publishing the quarterly results of its UK-wide microbiological survey of <em>Campylobacter</em> contamination in fresh whole chilled chickens at retail sale, the FSA is maintaining consumer awareness of the issue and encouraging retailer action.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The FSA has provided guidance for consumers on the safety measures that they can take to reduce their risk of spreading and contracting <em>Campylobacter</em> from raw poultry in the home and this featured in its Food Safety Week campaign earlier in the year.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
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less than 2014-12-11T16:19:51.7Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-11T16:19:51.7Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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605
unstar this property label Biography information for John Robertson more like this
383850
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star this property date less than 2015-06-18more like thismore than 2015-06-18
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Education: Ministers' Private Offices 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 Education, how many full-time equivalent staff at each civil service grade are employed in the private office of each Minister in her Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West remove filter
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Carol Monaghan more like this
star this property uin 3131 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-25more like thismore than 2015-06-25
unstar this property answer text <p>The number of staff employed at each grade in each Minister’s private office is as follows. All staff are full-time.</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Ministerial Private Office</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Grade</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of staff</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="2"><p><strong>Secretary of State, the Rt hon. Nicky Morgan MP</strong></p></td><td><p>EA AO</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>EO</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p>HEO</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p>SEO</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p>Grade 7</p></td><td><p>2 (including a member of staff employed by the Government Equalities Office)</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p>Grade 6</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p>SCS Band 1</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Minister of State for Schools, Nick Gibb MP</strong></p></td><td><p>EO</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p>HEO</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Minister of State for Children and Families, Edward Timpson MP</strong></p></td><td><p>EO</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p>HEO</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td rowspan="2"><p>EO</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Childcare and Education, Sam Gyimah MP</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p>HEO</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Schools, Lord Nash</strong></p></td><td><p>EO</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p>HEO</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2015-06-25T13:04:50.99Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-25T13:04:50.99Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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4443
unstar this property label Biography information for Carol Monaghan more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-06-15more like thismore than 2016-06-15
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading STEM Subjects: Teachers 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 Education, if her Department will take steps to ensure STEM-qualified teachers are exempt from the £35,000 income threshold for settlement for non-EU workers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West remove filter
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Carol Monaghan more like this
star this property uin 40844 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 2016-06-27more like thismore than 2016-06-27
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government announced in 2012 that from 6 April 2016, Tier 2 visa holders who apply for settlement in the UK will be required to meet a minimum annual salary requirement of £35,000. Secondary education teachers from non-EU countries in the subjects of mathematics, chemistry and physics are on the shortage occupation list and thus are exempt from the £35,000 threshold.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 40845 more like this
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less than 2016-06-27T15:05:28.24Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-27T15:05:28.24Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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4443
unstar this property label Biography information for Carol Monaghan more like this
525586
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-06-15more like thismore than 2016-06-15
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading STEM Subjects: Teachers 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 Education, what steps her Department is taking to ensure schools continue to recruit and retain non-EU nationals in STEM subjects who do not meet the £35,000 income threshold for settlement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West remove filter
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Carol Monaghan more like this
star this property uin 40845 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 2016-06-27more like thismore than 2016-06-27
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government announced in 2012 that from 6 April 2016, Tier 2 visa holders who apply for settlement in the UK will be required to meet a minimum annual salary requirement of £35,000. Secondary education teachers from non-EU countries in the subjects of mathematics, chemistry and physics are on the shortage occupation list and thus are exempt from the £35,000 threshold.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 40844 more like this
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less than 2016-06-27T15:05:28.303Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-27T15:05:28.303Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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4443
unstar this property label Biography information for Carol Monaghan more like this
788448
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star this property date less than 2017-11-13more like thismore than 2017-11-13
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Veterans: Advisory Services 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 Defence, what targets have been set for the operation and activity of the Veterans' Gateway. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West remove filter
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Carol Monaghan more like this
star this property uin 112598 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-16more like thismore than 2017-11-16
unstar this property answer text <p>The Veterans' Gateway puts veterans and their families in touch with the organisations best placed to provide the information, advice and support that they need. The Gateway was awarded a Covenant Fund grant of almost £2 million for set-up and initial operating costs, to be paid in instalments over a two year period. To date, payments totalling £1 million have been made. In addition, £100,000 was awarded and paid to support the costs associated with an independent evaluation.</p><p>Governance and value for money were key criteria used in the assessment process which led to the awarding of the £2 million grant. The payments of the grant instalments are, therefore, linked to the achievement of milestones, which include quarterly monitoring reports, evaluations of marketing activity, annual reviews and the completion of an independent evaluation. An independent evaluation of the Veterans' Gateway has been commissioned and will be delivered by the University of Ulster.</p><p>In addition, a Veterans Reference Group to be chaired by a veteran who has lived experience of being 'wounded, injured or sick' will ensure that the Veterans' Gateway continues to focus on the needs of the veterans' community in an uncomplicated and informative way.</p><p>A total of 608 calls to the Veterans' Gateway contact centre (staffed mainly by veterans) were referred to 20 partner charities in the period from its launch to 14 November 2017. Many veterans who contact the Gateway have their query resolved through an initial contact and do not seek a further referral. Other veterans are able to find the right organisation for their needs via self-service guides provided on the website. In addition to the calls referred to partner charities, there have been 133,000 website sessions; 1,550 Phone calls; 967 emailed questions and 651 live chats through the website.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
112597 more like this
112599 more like this
112600 more like this
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less than 2017-11-16T17:03:56.53Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-16T17:03:56.53Z
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1487
star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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4443
unstar this property label Biography information for Carol Monaghan more like this
788449
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-13more like thismore than 2017-11-13
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Veterans: Advisory Services 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 Defence, what plans he has to monitor and review the (a) effectiveness and (b) value for money of the Veteran's Gateway. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West remove filter
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Carol Monaghan more like this
star this property uin 112599 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 2017-11-16more like thismore than 2017-11-16
unstar this property answer text <p>The Veterans' Gateway puts veterans and their families in touch with the organisations best placed to provide the information, advice and support that they need. The Gateway was awarded a Covenant Fund grant of almost £2 million for set-up and initial operating costs, to be paid in instalments over a two year period. To date, payments totalling £1 million have been made. In addition, £100,000 was awarded and paid to support the costs associated with an independent evaluation.</p><p>Governance and value for money were key criteria used in the assessment process which led to the awarding of the £2 million grant. The payments of the grant instalments are, therefore, linked to the achievement of milestones, which include quarterly monitoring reports, evaluations of marketing activity, annual reviews and the completion of an independent evaluation. An independent evaluation of the Veterans' Gateway has been commissioned and will be delivered by the University of Ulster.</p><p>In addition, a Veterans Reference Group to be chaired by a veteran who has lived experience of being 'wounded, injured or sick' will ensure that the Veterans' Gateway continues to focus on the needs of the veterans' community in an uncomplicated and informative way.</p><p>A total of 608 calls to the Veterans' Gateway contact centre (staffed mainly by veterans) were referred to 20 partner charities in the period from its launch to 14 November 2017. Many veterans who contact the Gateway have their query resolved through an initial contact and do not seek a further referral. Other veterans are able to find the right organisation for their needs via self-service guides provided on the website. In addition to the calls referred to partner charities, there have been 133,000 website sessions; 1,550 Phone calls; 967 emailed questions and 651 live chats through the website.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
112597 more like this
112598 more like this
112600 more like this
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less than 2017-11-16T17:03:56.64Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-16T17:03:56.64Z
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1487
star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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4443
unstar this property label Biography information for Carol Monaghan more like this
788451
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-13more like thismore than 2017-11-13
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Veterans: Advisory Services 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 Defence, how many referrals have been made from the Veteran's Gateway to each partner charity to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West remove filter
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Carol Monaghan more like this
star this property uin 112600 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 2017-11-16more like thismore than 2017-11-16
unstar this property answer text <p>The Veterans' Gateway puts veterans and their families in touch with the organisations best placed to provide the information, advice and support that they need. The Gateway was awarded a Covenant Fund grant of almost £2 million for set-up and initial operating costs, to be paid in instalments over a two year period. To date, payments totalling £1 million have been made. In addition, £100,000 was awarded and paid to support the costs associated with an independent evaluation.</p><p>Governance and value for money were key criteria used in the assessment process which led to the awarding of the £2 million grant. The payments of the grant instalments are, therefore, linked to the achievement of milestones, which include quarterly monitoring reports, evaluations of marketing activity, annual reviews and the completion of an independent evaluation. An independent evaluation of the Veterans' Gateway has been commissioned and will be delivered by the University of Ulster.</p><p>In addition, a Veterans Reference Group to be chaired by a veteran who has lived experience of being 'wounded, injured or sick' will ensure that the Veterans' Gateway continues to focus on the needs of the veterans' community in an uncomplicated and informative way.</p><p>A total of 608 calls to the Veterans' Gateway contact centre (staffed mainly by veterans) were referred to 20 partner charities in the period from its launch to 14 November 2017. Many veterans who contact the Gateway have their query resolved through an initial contact and do not seek a further referral. Other veterans are able to find the right organisation for their needs via self-service guides provided on the website. In addition to the calls referred to partner charities, there have been 133,000 website sessions; 1,550 Phone calls; 967 emailed questions and 651 live chats through the website.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
112597 more like this
112598 more like this
112599 more like this
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less than 2017-11-16T17:03:56.687Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-16T17:03:56.687Z
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1487
star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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4443
unstar this property label Biography information for Carol Monaghan more like this
788453
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-13more like thismore than 2017-11-13
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Veterans: Advisory Services 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 Defence, how much from the public purse has been spent on the Veterans' Gateway; and for what specific purposes those monies were used. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West remove filter
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Carol Monaghan more like this
star this property uin 112597 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 2017-11-16more like thismore than 2017-11-16
unstar this property answer text <p>The Veterans' Gateway puts veterans and their families in touch with the organisations best placed to provide the information, advice and support that they need. The Gateway was awarded a Covenant Fund grant of almost £2 million for set-up and initial operating costs, to be paid in instalments over a two year period. To date, payments totalling £1 million have been made. In addition, £100,000 was awarded and paid to support the costs associated with an independent evaluation.</p><p>Governance and value for money were key criteria used in the assessment process which led to the awarding of the £2 million grant. The payments of the grant instalments are, therefore, linked to the achievement of milestones, which include quarterly monitoring reports, evaluations of marketing activity, annual reviews and the completion of an independent evaluation. An independent evaluation of the Veterans' Gateway has been commissioned and will be delivered by the University of Ulster.</p><p>In addition, a Veterans Reference Group to be chaired by a veteran who has lived experience of being 'wounded, injured or sick' will ensure that the Veterans' Gateway continues to focus on the needs of the veterans' community in an uncomplicated and informative way.</p><p>A total of 608 calls to the Veterans' Gateway contact centre (staffed mainly by veterans) were referred to 20 partner charities in the period from its launch to 14 November 2017. Many veterans who contact the Gateway have their query resolved through an initial contact and do not seek a further referral. Other veterans are able to find the right organisation for their needs via self-service guides provided on the website. In addition to the calls referred to partner charities, there have been 133,000 website sessions; 1,550 Phone calls; 967 emailed questions and 651 live chats through the website.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
112598 more like this
112599 more like this
112600 more like this
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less than 2017-11-16T17:03:56.577Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-16T17:03:56.577Z
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1487
star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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4443
unstar this property label Biography information for Carol Monaghan more like this
64320
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star this property date less than 2014-06-26more like thismore than 2014-06-26
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star 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 Dredging 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate his Department has made of the number of marine dredging applications that will be dealt with by the Marine Management Organisation using the online marine licensing system in 2014-15. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West remove filter
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John Robertson more like this
star this property uin 202815 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-03more like thismore than 2014-07-03
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>Since the beginning of 2014-15 the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has dealt with five 15 year marine licences for aggregate dredging.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>For non-aggregate dredging Defra's Impact Assessment on exemptions and navigational dredging predicted 872 applications ranging from simple, routine and complex applications for 2014-15 (Ref: IA No DEFRA 1118 – The Marine Licensing (Exempted Activities) (Amendment) Order 2013). The actual annual number of applications being received so far is currently running at between 10-20% of the forecast.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2014-07-03T11:04:15.8906771Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-03T11:04:15.8906771Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Robertson more like this
64321
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star this property date less than 2014-06-26more like thismore than 2014-06-26
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star 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 Dredging 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate his Department has made of the average length of time taken by the Marine Management Organisation to approve a marine dredging application using the outline marine licensing system since 2009. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West remove filter
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John Robertson more like this
star this property uin 202816 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-03more like thismore than 2014-07-03
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>The online marine licensing system came into force on 6 April 2011 following the formation of the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) in 2010. From the start of the licensing system the estimated average time taken by the MMO to approve marine dredging applications are as follows:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Aggregate dredging</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Average length of time to licence a 15 year aggregate application is estimated at 300 hours (200 hours during application and 100 hours of pre-application advice)</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Non-aggregate dredging</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Description of activity</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Average MMO hours per case</strong></p><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Simple navigational dredging</p></td><td><p>3.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Routine navigational dredging</p></td><td><p>9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Routine capital dredging</p></td><td><p>7.4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Complex navigational dredging</p></td><td><p>13.35</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Complex capital dredging</p></td><td><p>11.88</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2014-07-03T11:10:22.0861811Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-03T11:10:22.0861811Z
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3934
star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Robertson more like this