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star this property date less than 2017-10-06more like thismore than 2017-10-06
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Visas more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many applications to UK Visas and Immigration, under the premium service, there are which (a) exceeded the advertised timescale for a same day or priority decision and (b) remain pending a decision, since January 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West remove filter
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Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 105497 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-12more like thismore than 2017-10-12
star this property answer text <p>UKVI transparency data provides details of how the Premium Service Centres perform against that service standard.</p><p>A link to the most recent available data is provided here;</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/in-country-migration-data-august-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/in-country-migration-data-august-2017</a></p><p>The table InC07 is the closest match to the information requested.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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less than 2017-10-12T09:17:55.71Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-12T09:17:55.71Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
765689
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star this property date less than 2017-10-06more like thismore than 2017-10-06
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Visas 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 the Home Department, how many and what proportion of applicants for premium service visas wait more than one month to be allocated a caseworker. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West remove filter
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Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 105973 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-12more like thismore than 2017-10-12
star this property answer text <p>No applicants who apply via our Premium Service Centres wait more than one month for their application to be allocated to a caseworker. All applications are allocated and initially considered by a caseworker on the day of their appointment.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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less than 2017-10-12T09:15:41.65Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-12T09:15:41.65Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
765688
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star this property date less than 2017-10-06more like thismore than 2017-10-06
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Saudi Arabia: British Nationals Abroad more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his counterpart in Saudi Arabia on support for UK nationals traveling to Saudi Arabia for the Hajj pilgrimage in the event they encounter any difficulties with their tour operators; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West remove filter
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Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 105986 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-11more like thismore than 2017-10-11
star this property answer text <p>​I welcome the significant efforts made by Saudi Arabia in providing the infrastructure and services to allow millions of Muslims from around the world to perform their religious duty. The British Consulate General in Jeddah maintains a close dialogue with the Ministry of Hajj, including on issues with tour operators, to ensure an effective consular service to British pilgrims throughout their visit to Saudi Arabia. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has extensive travel advice for pilgrims at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/saudi-arabia/pilgrimage" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/saudi-arabia/pilgrimage</a>, including advice on choosing a tour operator.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-10-11T15:05:32.24Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-10-11more like thismore than 2017-10-11
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Commonwealth: Malaria more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with international counterparts on the inclusion of malaria in the agenda for the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in the UK in April 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West remove filter
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Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 107158 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-16more like thismore than 2017-10-16
star this property answer text <p>The Government is a world leader in the fight against malaria and the second largest international funder of efforts to fight the disease. Bilaterally, the UK has committed £1.1bn to the global fight against malaria over 2017 – 2019. Malaria is a key issue for many Commonwealth citizens. We are working with member states and the Commonwealth Secretariat to examine options for the agenda of the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-10-16T16:21:24.907Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-16T16:21:24.907Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
769019
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star this property date less than 2017-10-11more like thismore than 2017-10-11
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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
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Malaria: Disease Control more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment her Department has made of global progress towards the 2020 targets of reducing malaria cases and deaths by a further 40 per cent by 2020. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West remove filter
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Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 107159 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-16more like thismore than 2017-10-16
star this property answer text <p>Malaria cases have reduced from 271 million in 2000 to 212 million in 2015, and death rates declined from 864,000 in 2000 to 429,000 in 2015. The 2016 WHO World Malaria Report showed that, while there is continued progress on reducing malaria cases and deaths, this needs to accelerate to meet the global milestone set for 2020. DFID is the second largest international funder to the global malaria response, supporting the global targets behind the Global Technical Strategy for Malaria 2016-2030.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-10-16T17:02:34.467Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-16T17:02:34.467Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-11-07more like thismore than 2017-11-07
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Academies: Admissions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many requests for direct admission to an academy of a looked-after child she received in the academic year 2016-17. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West remove filter
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Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 112004 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-13more like thismore than 2017-11-13
star this property answer text <p>Looked after children are amongst the most vulnerable in our society and we are committed to supporting them to have the best possible start in life. As such, there are provisions within the schools admissions system to support looked after children.</p><p> </p><p>Where a local council considers that an academy will best meet the needs of a child, it can ask the academy to admit the child but has no powers to direct it to do so. The local council and the academy will usually come to an agreement, but if an academy refuses to admit a child, the local council can ask the Secretary of State to intervene.</p><p> </p><p>An application to direct from the Secretary of State should only be requested as a last resort. However, when a direction is received, the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) will act on behalf of the Secretary of State to consider whether under the terms of an academy’s funding agreement she has the power to direct the academy to admit the child.</p><p> </p><p>For 2016/17 the ESFA, on behalf of my Rt hon. Friend the Secretary of State, received 14 requests for direct admission to an academy relating to a looked-after child.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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less than 2017-11-13T16:42:18.64Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-13T16:42:18.64Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
786317
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star this property date less than 2017-11-07more like thismore than 2017-11-07
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Immigration: Kuwait more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the number of Kuwaiti Bidoons resident in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West remove filter
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Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 112005 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-15more like thismore than 2017-11-15
star this property answer text <p>The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2017-11-15T16:13:29.693Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-15T16:13:29.693Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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star this property file name PQ112005.pdf more like this
unstar this property title UKSA response more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-11-07more like thismore than 2017-11-07
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Refugees more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the number of (a) stateless people resident in the UK and (b) applications her Department has received for leave to remain from a stateless person in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West remove filter
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Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 112006 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-13more like thismore than 2017-11-13
star this property answer text <p>I am sorry but we do not hold the data required to answer the question in the requested format.</p><p>The Home Office regularly shares information with UNHCR, relating to stateless applications and decisions made. The information provided is published by UNHCR, in regular trend reports, the latest published report by UNHCR on mid year trends June 2016 can be found at link below:<a href="http://www.unhcr.org/uk/statistics/unhcrstats/58aa8f247/mid-year-trends-june-2016.html" target="_blank">http://www.unhcr.org/uk/statistics/unhcrstats/58aa8f247/mid-year-trends-june-2016.html</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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less than 2017-11-13T17:04:49.727Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-13T17:04:49.727Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-11-10more like thismore than 2017-11-10
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Consumers more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate he has made of the level of consumer detriment in each of the last three years; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West remove filter
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Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 112225 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-15more like thismore than 2017-11-15
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills published an assessment of Consumer Detriment in 2014. The Government works with key stakeholders in the consumer landscape through the Consumer Protection Partnership<sup><sup>[1]</sup></sup> to better identify, prioritise and coordinate collective action to tackle the issues causing greatest harm to consumers.</p><p>Individual partners have produced assessments of consumer detriment such as the “Consumer Detriment” report published by Citizens Advice in September 2016.</p><p>The Government is committed to tackling consumer detriment and will be publishing a consumer green paper.</p><p> </p><p>[1] Members of the CPP are as follows: National Trading Standards (NTS), Citizens Advice, Citizens Advice Scotland, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA), the Department for the Economy in Northern Ireland (DfE), the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI), the Consumer Council for Northern Ireland (CCNI), and the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA).</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2017-11-15T17:57:20.417Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-15T17:57:20.417Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-11-14more like thismore than 2017-11-14
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Academies: Admissions more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 13 November 2017 to Question 112004, on academies: admissions, whether the Secretary of State declined any of the 14 requests in the academic year 2016-17 for direct admission of a looked-after child to an academy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West remove filter
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Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 112985 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-20more like thismore than 2017-11-20
star this property answer text <p>Where a local council considers that an academy will best meet the needs of a child, it can ask the academy to admit the child but has no powers to direct it to do so. The local council and the academy will usually come to an agreement, but if an academy refuses to admit a child, the local council can ask the Secretary of State to intervene.</p><p> </p><p>Looked after children are amongst the most vulnerable in our society and the Secretary of State is committed to supporting them to have the best possible start in life. In 2016/17, there were no declined cases following the Education and Skills Funding Agency’s intervention on behalf of my Rt hon. Friend the Secretary of State.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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less than 2017-11-20T15:21:37.22Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-20T15:21:37.22Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this