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star this property date less than 2017-12-14more like thismore than 2017-12-14
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Brexit 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 Whether his Department is preparing contingency plans for use across Government in the event of there being no deal on the UK leaving the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 902948 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-14more like thismore than 2017-12-14
star this property answer text <p>We continue to focus on getting a good outcome that works for the UK and for those in the EU. As we move to the next phase of talks, we do so with a renewed sense of optimism about the deal that can be achieved.</p><p>While we do not want or expect a ‘no deal’ outcome, as a responsible Government we will continue to prepare for a range of potential outcomes.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wycombe more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Steve Baker more like this
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less than 2017-12-14T16:46:58.53Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-14T16:46:58.53Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Steve Baker more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-03-26more like thismore than 2018-03-26
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Employment: Disability 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 What steps the Government is taking to help young people with disabilities into work. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 904565 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 2018-03-26more like thismore than 2018-03-26
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to enabling young disabled people to fulfil their potential and achieve their aspirations. We provide a range of programmes and initiatives to support them, including:</p><p> </p><ul><li>Jobcentre support for schools, which targets young people that schools identify as being at risk of becoming NEET (not in employment, education or training), or who may otherwise be disadvantaged in the labour market – for example those with a health or disability issue.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>The Young Person’s Supported Work Experience programme, which offers a personally tailored supported work experience opportunity for young people (aged 18 – 24) to enable them to fully benefit from time in the work place. This proof of concept is being tested in five Jobcentre Plus districts.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>Tri-Work, a supported work experience proof of concept aimed at young people with special educational needs in years 10/11 in schools and special schools. This proof of concept is being tested in three local authorities.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>The Local Supported Employment (LSE) proof of concept ‘place and train’ model, which aims to move disabled people into real jobs, at the going rate of pay, with support for both the individual and employer. This is being tested in nine local authorities.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>Supported Internships, which all qualified post-16 education providers in England have been able to deliver Since September 2013. These are personalised study programmes, based primarily at a prospective employer, for young people with complex learning difficulties and/or disabilities.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>Access to Work, which already offers support to disabled people undertaking a number of opportunities that help them to prepare for paid employment, including work experience, apprenticeships, supported internships and traineeships.</li></ul>
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2018-03-26T16:47:07.75Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-26T16:47:07.75Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-01-11more like thismore than 2018-01-11
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Children: Day Care 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 What steps the Government is taking to help (a) women and (b) men balance work with childcare responsibilities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 903244 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-11more like thismore than 2018-01-11
star this property answer text The Government is committed to helping men and women to balance work and childcare between them. It is good for parents and children, as well as being an important way to address the Gender Pay Gap. Shared Parental Leave and the right to request flexible working enables parents to arrange work and care in a way that works for them. more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2018-01-11T11:57:10.777Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-11T11:57:10.777Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Universities: Admissions 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 What steps the Government is taking to ensure that more students from disadvantaged backgrounds go to university. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 902866 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 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
star this property answer text <p>There are already record numbers of disadvantaged English 18 years olds benefitting from full-time higher education, and universities expect to spend over £860 million in 2018/19 on measures to improve the access and success of disadvantaged students, up from £404 million in 2009, through their access agreements.</p><p> </p><p>The Higher Education and Research Act includes a transparency duty requiring all universities to publish applications, offers, acceptance and retention rates broken down by gender, ethnicity and social economic background. This will help to hold universities to account for their records on access and retention.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Orpington more like this
star this property answering member printed Joseph Johnson more like this
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less than 2017-12-11T17:44:28.977Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-11T17:44:28.977Z
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star this property label Biography information for Joseph Johnson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes 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
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Disability 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 What steps she is taking to support people with disabilities in developing countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 904092 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>Disability inclusion is a top priority for DFID. DFID programmes are tackling stigma and discrimination, and supporting people with disabilities to access services, opportunities and rights. In July, the UK will host a Global Disability Summit to increase action and investment, lock-in progress and share best practice.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2018-02-28T16:33:02.787Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-28T16:33:02.787Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-03-22more like thismore than 2018-03-22
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Wildlife: Smuggling 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 What steps his Department is taking to tackle the illegal wildlife trade. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 904591 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 2018-03-27more like thismore than 2018-03-27
star this property answer text <p>The UK is taking a leading role in ending the illegal wildlife trade globally. The Government is funding practical action to reduce demand, strengthen enforcement and develop sustainable livelihoods in the communities affected by the illegal wildlife trade. We will host an ambitious high-level international conference in October to push for further progress.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2018-03-27T15:43:59.223Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-27T15:43:59.223Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-05-14more like thismore than 2018-05-14
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading 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 What steps his Department is taking to promote apprenticeships. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 905263 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-14more like thismore than 2018-05-14
star this property answer text <p>The best promoters of apprenticeships are apprentices themselves and young apprentice ambassadors network play an important role is this. I would also like to commend the work of Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network who’s work makes sure that we reach the widest possible number of people.</p><p>The National Apprenticeship Service promotes apprenticeships by working with schools and works with the largest levy-paying employers to help them grow their programme. We have a number of campaigns including Get in Go far, targeting specific sectors and telemarketing.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
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less than 2018-05-14T17:08:17.837Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-14T17:08:17.837Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Artificial Intelligence more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text What steps his Department is taking to ensure that the UK remains a world leader in the field of artificial intelligence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 908181 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
star this property answer text <p>The UK is a world leader in AI and this government is committed to retaining this position.</p><p> </p><p>Our AI and Data Grand Challenge is a major collaboration with industry and academia to this end. It includes up to £0.95bn Sector Deal package with industry that will strengthen the UK’s position as a global AI leader.</p><p> </p><p>We are establishing an AI Council, an expert committee, to provide high-level leadership on implementing the AI Sector Deal.</p><p> </p><p>We are also working with partners including the Turing Institute and UKRI to encourage retention and attract new, diverse talent from abroad.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2018-12-13T17:53:28.44Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-13T17:53:28.44Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Animal Welfare 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 What steps he is taking to prevent animal cruelty. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 912197 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
star this property answer text <p>This Government is leading the way in promoting animal welfare by bringing forward legislation that will increase the maximum custodial penalty for animal cruelty in England from 6 months’ to 5 years’ imprisonment. We have also made it a requirement for all slaughterhouses to have CCTV; updated and improved the laws regulating dog breeding and pet sales; and banned the third party sale of puppies and kittens.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Macclesfield more like this
star this property answering member printed David Rutley more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 912192 more like this
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less than 2019-07-25T15:37:14.283Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-25T15:37:14.283Z
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star this property label Biography information for David Rutley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-07-16more like thismore than 2018-07-16
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Undocumented 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 What steps he is taking to ensure that illegal migrants cannot profit from working in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 906470 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-16more like thismore than 2018-07-16
star this property answer text <p>In the Immigration Act 2016, we made illegal working a criminal offence so that wages can be seized as proceeds of crime and introduced tougher sanctions on rogue employers. We have also recently introduced additional safeguards to protect legal migrants seeking employment who do not have the necessary documentation to establish their lawful immigration status.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2018-07-16T15:50:38.91Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-16T15:50:38.91Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this