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star this property date less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
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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 Private Rented Housing: Evictions more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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 records his Department keeps of the number of retaliatory evictions; what criteria he uses to define retaliatory eviction; and how many retaliatory evictions took place in the last (a) 12 months and (b) five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport remove filter
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Oliver Colvile more like this
star this property uin 212213 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 2014-11-11more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>This information is not centrally recorded.</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 2014-11-11T16:37:48.0482829Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-11T16:37:48.0482829Z
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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 Oliver Colvile more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-10more like thismore than 2014-11-10
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Deputy Prime Minister more like this
star this property answering dept id 58 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Deputy Prime Minister more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Deputy Prime Minister more like this
star this property hansard heading Local Enterprise Partnerships: South West more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, what discussions he has had with the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership about the timing and size of the second phase of local growth deals. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport remove filter
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Oliver Colvile more like this
star this property uin 213959 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 2014-11-19more like thismore than 2014-11-19
star this property answer text <p>Discussions are ongoing with officials across all 39 Local Enterprise Partnerships on round two of Growth Deals. Heart of the South West LEP secured £118m from the Local Growth Fund in the first round of Growth Deals, which when combined with other investments produced a total package of £258m to support economic growth in the area.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
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less than 2014-11-19T16:16:20.81Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-19T16:16:20.81Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Oliver Colvile more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-18more like thismore than 2014-11-18
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Nuclear Engineering more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, when a decision will be made on the location of the new nuclear engineering college. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport remove filter
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Oliver Colvile more like this
star this property uin 214886 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 2014-11-25more like thismore than 2014-11-25
star this property answer text <p>The industry is developing a detailed proposal which is designed to meet the skill specialisms that will be needed by different parts of the industry, including for new build and decommissioning. The proposal will build on existing and planned capital investment in facilities and equipment, and ensure strong alignment with higher education institutions and other providers of vocational education. A decision on location will be made once this work has been completed.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
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less than 2014-11-25T12:07:20.857Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-25T12:07:20.857Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Oliver Colvile more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-11-24more like thismore than 2014-11-24
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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 Pedestrian Areas: Trees more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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 assistance his Department provides to local authorities on replacing trees in pavements. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport remove filter
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Oliver Colvile more like this
star this property uin 215690 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 2014-12-08more like thismore than 2014-12-08
star this property answer text <p>The Government has funded the “Big Tree Plant” scheme, giving up to £4 million in grants from 2011 to 2015 to help pay for the planting of at least once million new trees in urban areas. The scheme is now closed to new applicants, but nearly 820,000 new trees have already been planted.</p><p> </p><p>Councils also receive general funding from central government and locally-raised sources which can be used to support tree planting, if they wish.</p><p> </p><p>The “Manual for Streets”, while out of date in certain areas (e.g. on parking and density), contains some guidance on street trees and tree planting. It can be found at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/manual-for-streets" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/publications/manual-for-streets</a></p><p> </p><p> </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 2014-12-08T17:02:48.817Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-08T17:02:48.817Z
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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 Oliver Colvile more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-11-26more like thismore than 2014-11-26
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Hinkley Point C Power Station 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 Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will make an assessment of the potential risk that the development of Hinkley Point C power station may cause a shortage of nuclear engineering skills at Devonport dockyard. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport remove filter
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Oliver Colvile more like this
star this property uin 216006 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-04more like thismore than 2014-12-04
star this property answer text <p>A detailed assessment has been carried out of future skills needs for the civil nuclear new build programme, including the Hinkley Point C development. That assessment, carried out by skills bodies on behalf of the Nuclear Industry Council, included input from Ministry of Defence (MoD), who are members of that Council.</p><p> </p><p>The relevant departments – Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), Energy &amp; Climate Change (DECC), Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Work &amp; Pensions (DWP) – are working with industry to ensure that a coordinated approach is taken to meeting future skills demand, including for engineers in both the civil and defence sectors.</p><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 2014-12-04T15:47:22.16Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-04T15:47:22.16Z
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star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Oliver Colvile more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-11-26more like thismore than 2014-11-26
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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 Pensioners: Social Security Benefits 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 Work and Pensions, what steps his Department has taken to increase awareness among pensioners of the benefits for which they are eligible. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport remove filter
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Oliver Colvile more like this
star this property uin 216051 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 2014-12-01more like thismore than 2014-12-01
star this property answer text <p>Four months before people reach State Pension age, the Department writes, inviting them to claim their State Pension. An information leaflet about the State Pension is enclosed with that letter; it provides details of how to claim Pension Credit.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The easiest way for customers to claim Pension Credit is by telephone removing the need to complete lengthy application forms; they can also claim Housing Benefit at the same time, and are advised of Pension Credit when they claim their State Pension.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>DWP has also introduced a web-based Pension Credit toolkit at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/pension-credit-toolkit" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/pension-credit-toolkit</a></p><p> </p><p>Its purpose is to provide customer representative organisations with all the information needed in order to talk to pensioners about Pension Credit and other benefits they may be entitled to such as Attendance Allowance. In partnership with Age UK, local authorities and other groups, a structured campaign was undertaken to create awareness of the Toolkit amongst those who support our customers.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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less than 2014-12-01T12:48:04.393Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-01T12:48:04.393Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Oliver Colvile more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-01more like thismore than 2014-12-01
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Construction: Skilled Workers 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 Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps his Department is taking to improve skills in the construction industry. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport remove filter
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Oliver Colvile more like this
star this property uin 216497 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 2014-12-08more like thismore than 2014-12-08
star this property answer text <p>Under the auspices of the Construction Leadership Council, the house building industry is developing an action plan to address three immediate priorities: improving the image of house building; attracting back experienced workers who left during the recession; and attracting other workers with relevant skills.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>More widely, this Government is making a number of reforms to the skills system to improve skills supply; putting employers in the driving seat and making providers more responsive to their needs. Government is also currently undertaking a triennial review of the way the Construction Industry Training Board operates. CITB is undertaking reforms that will seek to improve the service it delivers to the sector.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In addition, Government believes that a more robust and more visible Government construction procurement pipeline is key to improving investment decisions in construction. We are working to enhance the pipeline to give construction businesses the confidence to upskill staff, to recruit, and to commit to apprenticeships.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
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less than 2014-12-08T15:31:26.2Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-08T15:31:26.2Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Oliver Colvile more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-12-01more like thismore than 2014-12-01
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Construction: Materials 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 Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the production of building materials keeps up with increases in the number of house-build starts. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport remove filter
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Oliver Colvile more like this
star this property uin 216496 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-08more like thismore than 2014-12-08
star this property answer text <p>The general picture on material supply is one of gradual re-adjustment to the return to growth. Domestic brick production increased by 5.8% during the 12 months to October 2014 and has been augmented by an increase in imports, which is normal at this stage of the economic cycle, because of lead times in raising domestic output.</p><p>Government is in touch with the building products sector to understand and act on factors affecting building materials production. It is committed to a stable climate for business investment, which is the most important requirement for investment in building materials production.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
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less than 2014-12-08T16:28:28.663Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-08T16:28:28.663Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Oliver Colvile more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-12-10more like thismore than 2014-12-10
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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 Blood: Contamination 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 Health, what steps his Department is taking to maximise the coverage of testing for (a) hepatitis C and (b) other blood-borne viruses in a range of healthcare settings. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport remove filter
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Oliver Colvile more like this
star this property uin 218029 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-17more like thismore than 2014-12-17
star this property answer text <p>Public Health England (PHE) has undertaken various activities to increase the number of people tested for blood-borne viruses (BBV) including contributing to and developing a range of guidance:</p><p> </p><p>- The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance to promote and offer testing for hepatitis B and C [1]</p><p> </p><p>- Best practice guidance on hepatitis B antenatal screening and the newborn immunisation programme [2]</p><p> </p><p>- NICE guidance on increasing human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing among Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) [3] and Black African [4] communities in a variety of community and medical settings.</p><p> </p><p>- An offer of antenatal HIV screening is recommended for all pregnant women [5].</p><p> </p><p>- Piloting models of service delivery and exploiting novel testing methods, including point of care testing and alternatives to venepuncture to test for HIV, hepatitis B and C in community settings.</p><p> </p><p>- Working collaboratively with the National Health Service and non-governmental organisations to advocate for increased uptake of screening for BBV and monitoring testing uptake of BBV in the United Kingdom [6],[7].</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><em>Notes:</em></p><p> </p><p>[1] Hepatitis B and C: ways to promote and offer testing to people at increased risk of infection; Issued: December 2012 last modified: March 2013 NICE public health guidance 43 <a href="http://publications.nice.org.uk/hepatitis-b-and-c-ways-to-promote-and-offer-testing-to-people-at-increased-risk-of-infection-ph43/considerations" target="_blank">http://publications.nice.org.uk/hepatitis-b-and-c-ways-to-promote-and-offer-testing-to-people-at-increased-risk-of-infection-ph43/considerations</a></p><p> </p><p>[2] Department of Health. Hepatitis B antenatal screening and newborn immunisation programme: Best practice guidance 2011 www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/215622/dh_132637.pdf</p><p> </p><p>[3] Increasing the uptake of HIV testing among Men who have Sex with Men. NICE public health guidance 34 <a href="http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ph34/resources/guidance-increasing-the-uptake-of-hiv-testing-among-men-who-have-sex-with-men-pdf" target="_blank">http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ph34/resources/guidance-increasing-the-uptake-of-hiv-testing-among-men-who-have-sex-with-men-pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>[4] Increasing the uptake of HIV testing among black Africans in England NICE public health guidance 33 <a href="http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ph33/resources/guidance-increasing-the-uptake-of-hiv-testing-among-black-africans-in-england-pdf" target="_blank">http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ph33/resources/guidance-increasing-the-uptake-of-hiv-testing-among-black-africans-in-england-pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>[5] Yin Z et al. HIV in the United Kingdom 2014 Report: data to end 2013. November 2014. Public Health England, London. <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/377194/2014_PHE_HIV_annual_report_19_11_2014.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/377194/2014_PHE_HIV_annual_report_19_11_2014.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>[6] Public Health England. Hepatitis C in the UK: 2014 Report. <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/337115/HCV_in_the_UK_2014_24_July.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/337115/HCV_in_the_UK_2014_24_July.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>[7] Public Health England. HIV in the UK: 2014 Report <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/377194/2014_PHE_HIV_annual_report_19_11_2014.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/377194/2014_PHE_HIV_annual_report_19_11_2014.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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 2014-12-17T16:36:45.94Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-17T16:36:45.94Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Oliver Colvile more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-12-11more like thismore than 2014-12-11
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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 Autism 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 Health, how many local authorities have an autism strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport remove filter
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Oliver Colvile more like this
star this property uin 218270 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 2014-12-17more like thismore than 2014-12-17
star this property answer text <p>This information is not recorded centrally. Local joint commissioning plans for services for adults with autism should be developed and updated based on effective joint strategic needs assessment. The second national Public Health England self-assessment exercise reported on progress being made by the end of September 2013 across all 152 local authority areas in England.</p><p> </p><p><br> Details can be found at:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.ihal.org.uk/projects/autism2013" target="_blank">www.ihal.org.uk/projects/autism2013</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The exercise is a key means of identifying progress in implementing the strategy as a whole and for demonstrating local accountability. The most recent exercise started on 12 December 2014 for completion by 9 March 2015.</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 2014-12-17T17:42:56.117Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-17T17:42:56.117Z
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Oliver Colvile more like this