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star this property date less than 2015-07-13more like thismore than 2015-07-13
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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 Social Services: Minimum Wage 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, with reference to the Answer of 9 February 2015 to Question 223479, what recent discussions he has had with his ministerial colleagues in HM Treasury and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on targeted National Minimum Wage enforcement work in the care sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central remove filter
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 6801 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 2015-07-16more like thismore than 2015-07-16
star this property answer text <p>I met with my hon. Friend the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Nick Boles) on 30 June to discuss enforcement of the minimum wage in the care sector.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government is taking action to improve compliance with the National Minimum Wage in the social care sector. We are working closely with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p>HMRC review all worker complaints and continue to include the social care sector as part of their ongoing targeted enforcement.</p><p> </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 2015-07-16T15:06:19.083Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-16T15:06:19.083Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-01-28more like thismore than 2016-01-28
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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 Social Services: Migrant Workers 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 Health, what assessment he has made of the effect of the £35,000 minimum income threshold on the numbers of migrant workers in the adult social care workforce who will be eligible to stay in the UK from April 2016 onwards. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central remove filter
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 24741 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 2016-02-05more like thismore than 2016-02-05
star this property answer text <p>Skills for Care, the partner in the sector skills council for social care, in England, collects information on the adult social care workforce in England.</p><p> </p><p>Skills for Care estimates show that between 1,500 and 2,500 migrant workers in adult social care regulated professional roles may not have an income sufficient for settlement. However, the vast majority of these roles are registered nurses who are exempt from the requirement to earn £35,000 whilst the role is or has been on the shortage occupation list.</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 2016-02-05T12:53:40.317Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-05T12:53:40.317Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-01-28more like thismore than 2016-01-28
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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 Care Homes: Closures 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 Health, what contingency plans the Government has in the event a major care provider is in a financial position where it is no longer able to continue to provide its services. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central remove filter
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 24742 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 2016-02-02more like thismore than 2016-02-02
star this property answer text <p>Local authorities retain responsibility for managing provider failure in the social care market. The Government has worked with the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services and partners to publish guidance to support local authorities to develop contingency plans for managing the failure of a social care provider in their local area. The guidance can be found at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.lgiu.org.uk/report/care-and-continuity-guide/" target="_blank">http://www.lgiu.org.uk/report/care-and-continuity-guide/</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government is working with local authorities to ensure they have effective and up to date plans in place.</p><p> </p><p>The Care Act also gave the Care Quality Commission (CQC) a new function to oversee the finances of care providers which are either large or whose provision is geographically concentrated as their financial failure would make it difficult for local authorities to discharge their statutory responsibilities.</p><p> </p><p>The oversight function will provide early warning to relevant local authorities in the event that one of these providers is likely to fail and their services cease. This will allow local authorities time to implement contingency plans.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is working with the CQC and the sector to monitor risks to the system and will develop bespoke contingency plans to support local government to manage provider failure, where appropriate.</p>
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 2016-02-02T11:27:02.787Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-02T11:27:02.787Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-09-04more like thismore than 2017-09-04
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Iran: Religious Freedom more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Iranian counterpart on the persecution of Christians and other religious and ethnic minorities in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central remove filter
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 7404 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 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
star this property answer text <p>​I raised concerns about the persecution of religious and ethnic minorities, including the detention and treatment of Christians, with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Takht-Ravanchi during my visit to Tehran on 5 August.</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 2017-09-12T09:41:16.54Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-12T09:41:16.54Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-02-28more like thismore than 2018-02-28
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Politics and Government more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text What steps her Department is taking to tackle the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central remove filter
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 904090 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 2018-02-28more like thismore than 2018-02-28
star this property answer text <p>The UK is the third-largest humanitarian donor to Yemen, with £205 million this financial year. This provides enough food for 3.4 million people for at least a month, nutrition support for 1.7 million people, and clean water and sanitation for an expected 1.2 million people. We play a leading role in lobbying all sides to find a peaceful solution to the conflict.</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 2018-02-28T16:33:53.453Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-28T16:33:53.453Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-07-03more like thismore than 2018-07-03
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Burma: Ethnic Groups 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 International Development, what arrangements have been made for the provision of aid to the Karen people in Myanmar in response to recent violence in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central remove filter
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 160202 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 2018-07-10more like thismore than 2018-07-10
star this property answer text <p>Through a range of funding instruments, international and local partners, DFID has provided humanitarian emergency support, livelihood activities as well as longer term health improvement programmes. This includes:</p><ul><li>Nearly 100,000 people tested for Malaria and treated 2,400 confirmed cases;</li><li>7,682 suspected Tuberculosis cases in 2017, 515 were confirmed and received treatment;</li><li>USD 4.38 million of loans were disbursed in 2017; and</li><li>9,500 refugees in Thailand are receiving humanitarian assistance.</li></ul> 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 2018-07-10T15:35:34.37Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-10T15:35:34.37Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-03more like thismore than 2018-07-03
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Burma: Ethnic Groups more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether her Department is working with the Karen National Union and the Karen Women's Organisation in the distribution of aid to the Karen people in Myanmar. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central remove filter
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 160203 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 2018-07-10more like thismore than 2018-07-10
star this property answer text <p>DFID is working with the Karen National Union and the Karen Women's Organisation across a broad range of activities which include distribution of humanitarian aid, nutrition support, health and capacity building.</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 2018-07-10T15:36:24.88Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-10T15:36:24.88Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-09-03more like thismore than 2018-09-03
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Bahrain: Politics and Government 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 representations he has made to the Bahraini Government to remove restrictions on the activities of civil society and to end politically motivated prosecutions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central remove filter
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 169339 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 2018-09-07more like thismore than 2018-09-07
star this property answer text <p>The UK enjoys a close relationship with the Government of Bahrain which allows us to speak honestly about a range of issues, including human rights. Where we have concerns we continue to raise them at a senior level.</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 2018-09-07T11:58:46.383Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-07T11:58:46.383Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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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 Social Security Benefits: EU Nationals 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 assessment she has made of the effect of the (a) Allocation of Housing and Homelessness (Eligibility) (England) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, (b) Child Benefit and Child Tax Credit (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 and (c) Social Security (Income-related Benefits) (Updating and Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 on the right of people with pre-settled status to access public funds. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central remove filter
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 252029 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>The Government has always been clear that EU, EEA and Swiss nationals and their family members granted status through the EU Settlement Scheme will be able to continue their lives in the UK much as before, with the same entitlements as now to access benefits, social housing and homelessness assistance services. Those granted pre-settled status under the scheme will not have any change in their entitlement to access benefits and services.</p><p> </p><p>A consultation has not been carried out as these regulations do not reflect a change in the existing rules or government policy and therefore will not have any adverse effects. These regulations provide legal clarity to claimants, applicants, decision makers and local authorities, delivering continuity and ensuring that the existing rules are applied fairly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 252030 more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T16:21:24.497Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T16:21:24.497Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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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 Social Security Benefits: EEA Nationals more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussions she had with stakeholder groups representing EEA citizens on the (a) Allocation of Housing and Homelessness (Eligibility) (England) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, (b) Child Benefit and Child Tax Credit (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 and (c) Social Security (Income-related Benefits) (Updating and Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central remove filter
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 252030 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 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>The Government has always been clear that EU, EEA and Swiss nationals and their family members granted status through the EU Settlement Scheme will be able to continue their lives in the UK much as before, with the same entitlements as now to access benefits, social housing and homelessness assistance services. Those granted pre-settled status under the scheme will not have any change in their entitlement to access benefits and services.</p><p> </p><p>A consultation has not been carried out as these regulations do not reflect a change in the existing rules or government policy and therefore will not have any adverse effects. These regulations provide legal clarity to claimants, applicants, decision makers and local authorities, delivering continuity and ensuring that the existing rules are applied fairly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 252029 more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T16:21:24.437Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T16:21:24.437Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this