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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-27more like thismore than 2016-10-27
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Wales Office: Apprentices 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 Wales, how many apprenticeships have been created in his Department in each region in each of the last five years; and how many participants in those apprenticeships subsequently secured a job within the Civil Service. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North remove filter
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 50817 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 2016-11-03more like thismore than 2016-11-03
unstar this property answer text <p>The Wales Office is a very small Government Department of around forty five members of staff but it has nevertheless managed to create thirteen apprenticeships since 2011. Six Wales Office apprentices subsequently chose to secure a job within the Civil Service and four are currently still undertaking their apprenticeship civil service roles.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>In light of the Government’s manifesto commitment to achieve three million new apprenticeship starts in England by the end of the Parliament, the Cabinet Office will be centrally collecting data on apprenticeships to allow the Civil Service to report on its contribution towards the national target.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Aberconwy more like this
star this property answering member printed Guto Bebb more like this
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less than 2016-11-03T12:53:58.073Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-03T12:53:58.073Z
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star this property label Biography information for Guto Bebb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-13more like thismore than 2017-12-13
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Burial: Fees and Charges 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 If he will meet with Cabinet colleagues to discuss the merits of removing child burial fees in England in line with policy in Wales. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North remove filter
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 902839 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 2017-12-13more like thismore than 2017-12-13
unstar this property answer text <p>I recognise the distress caused to families when organising a funeral for a child. I pay tribute to members who have campaigned on this important issue, particularly the honourable lady for Swansea East.</p><p>We are making it easier for parents to apply for financial support under the Funeral Expenses Payment Scheme.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
star this property answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
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less than 2017-12-13T16:58:56.493Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-13T16:58:56.493Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
1122711
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-24more like thismore than 2019-04-24
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: Manufacturing Industries 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether his Department has made an assessment of the effect of (a) train manufacturing and (b) rolling stock contract awards on (i) job creation and (ii) levels of UK productivity. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North remove filter
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 247047 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 2019-05-02more like thismore than 2019-05-02
unstar this property answer text <p>The Treasury welcomes the investment in the UK delivered through the awarding of rolling stock contracts to UK based train manufacturers. Rolling stock procurement is undertaken through fair and open competition, usually by train operators as part of their franchise commitments. As such the Treasury has not made any such assessments.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Newark more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
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less than 2019-05-02T07:17:49.91Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-02T07:17:49.91Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Services: Children 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of allocating additional resources to local authorities to provide high quality support for children and families through the forthcoming Spending Review. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North remove filter
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 254819 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 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
unstar this property answer text <p>Local authorities have access to over £200bn to deliver services, including children’s services, between 2015 and 2020. Local government Core Spending Power will increase in real terms next year.</p><p>At Budget 2018 the Government announced an additional £410m in 2019-20 for adults and children’s social care, and £84m to support local authorities to expand programmes for children and families.</p><p>Day-to-day departmental budgets for 2020-21 onwards have not yet been set. These are a matter for the Spending Review this year, where the Government will set out our priorities for public spending.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 254749 more like this
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less than 2019-05-20T13:56:27.697Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-20T13:56:27.697Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: Franchises 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, what role his Department has in assessing the awarding of rail franchise tenders. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North remove filter
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 259990 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 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
unstar this property answer text <p>HM Treasury approval is sought at interim stages of rail franchise competitions to provide the necessary assurances that any award remains affordable and value for money.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-06-06T14:12:31.96Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-06T14:12:31.96Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Rolling Stock: Manufacturing Industries 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will take fiscal steps to support the rolling stock manufacturing sector in the upcoming (a) spending review and (b) Budget. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North remove filter
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 259991 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 2019-06-07more like thismore than 2019-06-07
unstar this property answer text <p>All decisions on future funding are for the Spending Review, where the government will consider its priorities in the round.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-06-07T12:48:27.11Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-07T12:48:27.11Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-05-08more like thismore than 2018-05-08
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Instalment Credit 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to extend the protections under the payday loan cap to the (a) rent-to-own and (b) home credit markets. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North remove filter
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 141783 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 2018-05-15more like thismore than 2018-05-15
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to protecting consumers from unfair lending practises. To this end, the Government has given the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) strong powers, including the power to cap the cost of credit, and it will do so if it thinks it is necessary to protect consumers.</p><p> </p><p>The FCA is conducting a review of the high-cost credit market, including rent-to-own and doorstep lending, and will publish an update later this month. The Government will continue to work closely with the FCA to ensure that all customers are treated fairly.</p><p> </p><p>As well as supporting consumers through better regulation, the Government is also supporting consumers to make effective financial decisions, through the creation of a Single Financial Guidance Body (SFGB). The SFGB will have a statutory duty to improve the public’s financial capability.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 141784 more like this
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less than 2018-05-15T13:37:39.817Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-15T13:37:39.817Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-05-08more like thismore than 2018-05-08
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Instalment Credit 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to help ensure customers are protected from being pushed into problem debt by (a) rent-to-own and (b) home credit products. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North remove filter
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 141784 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 2018-05-15more like thismore than 2018-05-15
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to protecting consumers from unfair lending practises. To this end, the Government has given the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) strong powers, including the power to cap the cost of credit, and it will do so if it thinks it is necessary to protect consumers.</p><p> </p><p>The FCA is conducting a review of the high-cost credit market, including rent-to-own and doorstep lending, and will publish an update later this month. The Government will continue to work closely with the FCA to ensure that all customers are treated fairly.</p><p> </p><p>As well as supporting consumers through better regulation, the Government is also supporting consumers to make effective financial decisions, through the creation of a Single Financial Guidance Body (SFGB). The SFGB will have a statutory duty to improve the public’s financial capability.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 141783 more like this
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less than 2018-05-15T13:37:39.863Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-15T13:37:39.863Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-06-26more like thismore than 2018-06-26
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Child Care Vouchers 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect of the closure of the childcare vouchers scheme on universal credit claimants who currently access both schemes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North remove filter
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 157736 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 2018-07-02more like thismore than 2018-07-02
unstar this property answer text <p>There will be no impact on parents currently using vouchers when the scheme closes to new entrants in October 2018. Parents that are using childcare vouchers will be able to continue doing so, while they work for the same employer and their employer continues to offer them.</p><p> </p><p>Universal Credit claimants are unable to receive help with childcare costs through Universal Credit at the same time as using childcare vouchers.</p><p> </p><p>The government has increased the support available to parents on Universal Credit, who can now get up to 85% of their childcare costs paid. This means the vast majority of Universal Credit claimants are better off getting help with their childcare costs through Universal Credit than through the voucher scheme.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Most vouchers schemes are run through salary sacrifice arrangements, and because you cannot salary sacrifice below the National Minimum Wage, the vast majority of parents on low income are not able to get childcare vouchers.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2018-07-02T13:14:58.337Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-02T13:14:58.337Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-07-05more like thismore than 2018-07-05
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Child Care Vouchers 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 2 July 2018 to Question 157736, whether people using childcare vouchers are able to use that voucher scheme alongside (a) the childcare element to working tax credit and (b) universal credit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North remove filter
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 161159 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
unstar this property answer text <p>Parents cannot claim Universal Credit or tax credits for the same childcare they are using childcare vouchers to fund. However, if a Universal Credit or tax credit claimant requires more childcare than their vouchers pay for, they can claim any additional amounts through Universal Credit or tax credits, provided they meet the eligibility conditions and can provide evidence of payments.</p><p> </p><p>The government has increased the support for working parents on Universal Credit who can now get up to 85% of their childcare costs paid. Parents on tax credits get up to 70% of their childcare costs paid. This means the majority of Universal Credit and tax credits claimants are better off getting help through these schemes than through the childcare voucher scheme.</p><p>Many Universal Credit and tax credits claimants aren’t able to get childcare vouchers as the majority of schemes are run through salary sacrifice. You cannot salary sacrifice below the National Minimum Wage so those claimants earning close to this level aren’t able to get childcare vouchers.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2018-07-10T14:40:42.713Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-10T14:40:42.713Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this