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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-22more like thismore than 2019-01-22
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Foetal Alcohol Syndrome more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether foetal alcohol spectrum disorders will be covered in his department's alcohol strategy. more like this
tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
tabling member printed
Bill Esterson more like this
uin 211220 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
answer text <p>The Government recognises that foetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) can have a significant impact on the early years development of children and their life chances. The Department for Health and Social Care is continuing to raise awareness of the dangers of drinking alcohol while pregnant by working with PHE, NHS England, local commissioners, royal colleges and regulatory bodies.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-28T16:15:11.093Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-28T16:15:11.093Z
answering member
4399
label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
tabling member
4061
label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
758235
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-09-06more like thismore than 2017-09-06
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Home Office: Sign Language more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department takes to provide (a) information on its services in British Sign Language (BSL) and (b) correspondence in BSL to people whose principal language is BSL. more like this
tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
tabling member printed
Bill Esterson more like this
uin 9007 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-02-21more like thismore than 2018-02-21
answer text <p>The Department publishes information on its services on GOV.UK. Documents we publish can be requested in an alternative format, in line with the Equalities Act 2010, and this includes British Sign Language.</p><p>When hosting staff events we provide a British Sign Language signer where one has been requested in advance.</p><p>We have existing frameworks in place to provide communication support services which includes BSL Interpreters. In circumstances where this service is not suitable for the individuals requirements we have arrangements in place to provide alternative support though the Crown Commercial Service framework agreements.</p><p>We ask our customers if they require any reasonable adjustments and aim to meet their bespoke needs.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-02-21T11:26:03.937Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-21T11:26:03.937Z
answering member
4399
label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
tabling member
4061
label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
847830
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-02-23more like thismore than 2018-02-23
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Home Office: Sign Language more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to provide correspondence in British Sign Language (BSL) to people whose principal language is BSL. more like this
tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
tabling member printed
Bill Esterson more like this
uin 129506 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-06-05more like thismore than 2018-06-05
answer text <p>The Department fulfils its responsibilities under the Equality Act to support staff with protected characteristics, via frameworks which provide communication support, as well as arrangements for alternative support.</p><p>Whilst we do not provide correspondence in BSL as standard, all our publications are available in alternative formats including British Sign Language (BSL) upon request.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-06-05T15:01:12.497Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-05T15:01:12.497Z
answering member
4399
label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
tabling member
4061
label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
906369
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-05-17more like thismore than 2018-05-17
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Home Office: Written Questions more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when he plans to respond to the Named Day Question 129506, tabled on 23 February 2018, tabled by the hon. Member for Sefton Central. more like this
tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
tabling member printed
Bill Esterson more like this
uin 145322 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-06-26more like thismore than 2018-06-26
answer text <p>This question was answered on the 5th June 2018.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-06-26T09:47:47.613Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-26T09:47:47.613Z
answering member
4399
label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
tabling member
4061
label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
1133882
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-21more like thismore than 2019-06-21
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 more like this
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
hansard heading Ministry of Defence: Procurement more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps she is taking increase the proportion of her Department's procurement with SMEs. more like this
tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
tabling member printed
Bill Esterson more like this
uin 267740 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence (MOD) is taking a number of positive actions to make it easier for smaller companies to do business with defence, for example launching sub-contract advertising on our online portal and engaging more regularly with smaller businesses to help understand the challenges they face. We are also introducing new measures to ensure prime contractors' pay promptly and working to improve the pipeline information that we publish.</p><p>The MOD Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Action Plan 2019-2022 was published in March 2019 and this sets out the actions we are taking in more detail. It is available at:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mod-small-and-medium-sized-enterprise-action-plan-2019-2022</p> more like this
answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-27T13:28:48.27Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-27T13:28:48.27Z
answering member
4032
label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
tabling member
4061
label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
1010186
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept id 17 more like this
answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
hansard heading National Institute for Health and Care Excellence: Fees and Charges more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to his Department’s consultation entitled NICE recommendations: charging and appeal panels which closed on 14 September 2018, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect on the sustainability of the smallest businesses of (a) charging for NICE appraisals and (b) charging for NICE appraisals at a discounted rate. more like this
tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
tabling member printed
Bill Esterson more like this
uin 192827 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
answer text <p>The Government recently consulted on draft amendments to regulations that would enable the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to charge companies for the cost of developing technology appraisal and highly specialised technology evaluation recommendations relating to their products and to allow NICE to recruit appeal panel members representing the National Health Service from the devolved administrations.</p><p> </p><p>The consultation included a draft Impact Assessment and sought views on allowing NICE to charge small companies less and permit small companies to pay in instalments. The charging model in the consultation document proposed a 25% discount for small companies. The Government is currently analysing the responses and will publish its response in due course.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Winchester more like this
answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
grouped question UIN 192828 more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-22T15:08:39.663Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-22T15:08:39.663Z
answering member
4067
label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
tabling member
4061
label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
1010187
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept id 17 more like this
answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
hansard heading National Institute for Health and Care Excellence: Fees and Charges more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to his Department’s consultation entitled NICE recommendations: charging and appeal panels which closed on 14 September 2018, what discussions his Department has had with NICE on exempting the smallest companies from the proposed appraisal charges. more like this
tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
tabling member printed
Bill Esterson more like this
uin 192828 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
answer text <p>The Government recently consulted on draft amendments to regulations that would enable the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to charge companies for the cost of developing technology appraisal and highly specialised technology evaluation recommendations relating to their products and to allow NICE to recruit appeal panel members representing the National Health Service from the devolved administrations.</p><p> </p><p>The consultation included a draft Impact Assessment and sought views on allowing NICE to charge small companies less and permit small companies to pay in instalments. The charging model in the consultation document proposed a 25% discount for small companies. The Government is currently analysing the responses and will publish its response in due course.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Winchester more like this
answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
grouped question UIN 192827 more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-22T15:08:39.71Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-22T15:08:39.71Z
answering member
4067
label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
tabling member
4061
label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
748177
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-07-04more like thismore than 2017-07-04
answering body
Department of Health more like this
answering dept id 17 more like this
answering dept short name Health more like this
answering dept sort name Health more like this
hansard heading General Practitioners more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to ensure all patients have a named GP. more like this
tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
tabling member printed
Bill Esterson more like this
uin 2845 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-07-10more like thismore than 2017-07-10
answer text <p>Since 1 April 2015, all general practitioner (GP) practices have been required, under the terms of their contract, to allocate a named, accountable GP to all patients, including children.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Winchester more like this
answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-07-10T09:26:15.77Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-10T09:26:15.77Z
answering member
4067
label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
tabling member
4061
label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
748180
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-07-04more like thismore than 2017-07-04
answering body
Department of Health more like this
answering dept id 17 more like this
answering dept short name Health more like this
answering dept sort name Health more like this
hansard heading Mental Health Services: Recruitment more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the GP Forward Review published in April 2016, how many of the 3,000 new mental health therapists referenced in that review have been appointed. more like this
tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
tabling member printed
Bill Esterson more like this
uin 2846 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-07-10more like thismore than 2017-07-10
answer text <p>This information is not available in the format requested.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Winchester more like this
answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-07-10T16:31:24.457Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-10T16:31:24.457Z
answering member
4067
label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
tabling member
4061
label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
790106
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-11-15more like thismore than 2017-11-15
answering body
Department of Health more like this
answering dept id 17 more like this
answering dept short name Health more like this
answering dept sort name Health more like this
hansard heading General Practitioners more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many bids his Department received in connection with the operation of general practice at the Hightown and Freshfield surgeries. more like this
tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
tabling member printed
Bill Esterson more like this
uin 113346 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-11-20more like thismore than 2017-11-20
answer text <p>The provision of primary medical services is the responsibility of NHS England. Where a contract for services by a general practitioner practice is ended, NHS England will look at the provision of services in that area and decide whether to enter into a contract with another provider or to allocate patients to other practices in the area.</p><p> </p><p>NHS England Cheshire and Mersey are unable to release any information while the procurement process is underway.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Winchester more like this
answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-11-20T16:57:00.453Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-20T16:57:00.453Z
answering member
4067
label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
tabling member
4061
label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this