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star this property date less than 2014-06-19more like thismore than 2014-06-19
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Islam: Marriage 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 Justice, what steps she has taken to raise awareness amongst Muslim couples that Islamic marriages without a legal component are not recognised in England and Wales. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Washington and Sunderland West remove filter
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Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
star this property uin 201474 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-03more like thismore than 2014-07-03
unstar this property answer text A small working group of internal and external stakeholders was established by the MoJ in 2012 to consider why so few mosques are registered for the purpose of conducting marriages. The working group has been exploring what more could be done in communications and guidance within the existing legal framework. The group is also examining how community led approaches could raise awareness of religious marriages which are not recognised by the state and the potential legal consequences. more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bermondsey and Old Southwark more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hughes more like this
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less than 2014-07-03T16:53:02.1569608Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-03T16:53:02.1569608Z
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star this property label Biography information for Simon Hughes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-10more like thismore than 2014-06-10
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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
star this property hansard heading Equality more like this
unstar 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 Education, what targets his Department has for increasing diversity; and what progress has been made on meeting those targets in the last year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Washington and Sunderland West remove filter
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Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
star this property uin 199925 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-06-17more like thismore than 2014-06-17
unstar this property answer text <p>Whilst the Department for Education does not set explicit targets for increasing diversity, Management Committee monitors representation rates on a monthly basis.</p><p>The table below shows the change to the workforce over the past year:</p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td><p>May-13</p></td><td><p>May-14</p></td><td><p>Annual change (percentage points)</p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="4"><p>Workforce</p></td><td><p>Black and minority ethnic</p></td><td><p>16.6%</p></td><td><p>16.6%</p></td><td><p>0.0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Women</p></td><td><p>59.0%</p></td><td><p>57.8%</p></td><td><p>-1.2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Disabled</p></td><td><p>11.7%</p></td><td><p>12.1%</p></td><td><p>+0.4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>LGBT</p></td><td><p>4.0%</p></td><td><p>4.1%</p></td><td><p>+0.1</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>We also monitor the Department's representation rates at SCS against Civil Service 2013 targets:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Female</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>BME</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Disabled</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p>DfE</p></td><td><p>CS target</p></td><td><p>DfE</p></td><td><p>CS target</p></td><td><p>DfE</p></td><td><p>CS target</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>SCS</p></td><td><p>44.1%</p></td><td><p>39%</p></td><td><p>5.4%</p></td><td><p>5%</p></td><td><p>5.7%</p></td><td><p>5%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Women (Director and above)</p></td><td><p>42.9%</p></td><td><p>34%</p></td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr></tbody></table>
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 2014-06-17T16:48:59.474617Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-17T16:48:59.474617Z
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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 Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-10more like thismore than 2014-06-10
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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
star this property hansard heading Equality more like this
unstar 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 Education, what consideration his Department gives to the diversity policies and records of businesses or other organisations when considering their bid for commercial contracts or grants. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Washington and Sunderland West remove filter
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Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
star this property uin 199946 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-06-17more like thismore than 2014-06-17
unstar this property answer text <p>We take into account an organisation's diversity policy and record where it is relevant to the subject matter of the contract or grant and is permissible by law. Where the organisation is listed as a Crown Strategic Supplier, we would also approach the relevant Crown Representative as part of the appraisal.</p><p> </p><p> </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 2014-06-17T16:43:09.8288444Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-17T16:43:09.8288444Z
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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 Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-09-09more like thismore than 2014-09-09
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Intersex more like this
unstar 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 meetings Ministers or officials in his Department have had with individuals or groups representing intersex people about NHS services for and the needs of intersex people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Washington and Sunderland West remove filter
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Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
star this property uin 208810 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
unstar this property answer text <p>We have no knowledge of any meetings at official or Ministerial level relating to disorders of sex development (DSD) that have taken place with individuals or groups representing people who are affected by DSDs.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
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less than 2014-10-13T14:58:43.1923792Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-13T14:58:43.1923792Z
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-15more like thismore than 2014-10-15
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Ovarian Cancer more like this
unstar 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 steps he is taking to increase early identification of ovarian cancer. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Washington and Sunderland West remove filter
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Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
star this property uin 905561 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
unstar this property answer text <p>We are investing £450 million in earlier diagnosis of cancer, including improving direct general practitioner access to non-obstetric ultrasound to support earlier diagnosis of ovarian cancer.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Public Health England ran a regional Be Clear on Cancer campaign early in 2014 to raise awareness of the symptoms of ovarian cancer. The findings of the pilot will be evaluated in 2015, and this evidence would inform any decision to move from a regional to national campaign.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
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less than 2014-10-21T15:46:38.09492Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-21T15:46:38.09492Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
60889
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star this property date less than 2014-06-10more like thismore than 2014-06-10
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Equality more like this
unstar 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 Minister for the Cabinet Office, what targets his Department has for increasing diversity; and what progress has been made on meeting those targets in the last year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Washington and Sunderland West remove filter
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Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
star this property uin 199920 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-06-16more like thismore than 2014-06-16
unstar this property answer text <p>To win the global race we need the best civil servants regardless of their background so we must recruit, retain and promote on the basis of merit. We want to see more talented people, whatever their background, reach the very top roles.<br> <br> There has been for many years a majority of women in the Civil Service but this was not reflected into the Senior Civil Service.</p><p> </p><p>Although there has been a small increase in the proportion of women in the Senior Civil Service since 2010, and in the proportion of civil servants who declare that they are from an ethnic minority background, there is still much to do. <br> <br> We know that for too long talent management in the Civil Service has been weak. That's why I have commissioned research to examine the blockages preventing women from reaching the most senior levels of the Civil Service.<br> <br> A plan to address these issues will be published this summer.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Horsham more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Francis Maude more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
199924 more like this
199935 more like this
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less than 2014-06-16T16:46:34.9377509Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-16T16:46:34.9377509Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Maude of Horsham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-10more like thismore than 2014-06-10
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Equality more like this
unstar 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 Minister for the Cabinet Office, what targets the Cabinet Office has for increasing diversity; and what progress has been made on meeting those targets in the last year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Washington and Sunderland West remove filter
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Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
star this property uin 199924 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-06-16more like thismore than 2014-06-16
unstar this property answer text <p>To win the global race we need the best civil servants regardless of their background so we must recruit, retain and promote on the basis of merit. We want to see more talented people, whatever their background, reach the very top roles.<br> <br> There has been for many years a majority of women in the Civil Service but this was not reflected into the Senior Civil Service.</p><p> </p><p>Although there has been a small increase in the proportion of women in the Senior Civil Service since 2010, and in the proportion of civil servants who declare that they are from an ethnic minority background, there is still much to do. <br> <br> We know that for too long talent management in the Civil Service has been weak. That's why I have commissioned research to examine the blockages preventing women from reaching the most senior levels of the Civil Service.<br> <br> A plan to address these issues will be published this summer.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Horsham more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Francis Maude more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
199920 more like this
199935 more like this
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less than 2014-06-16T16:46:35.0172951Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-16T16:46:35.0172951Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Maude of Horsham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
60954
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-10more like thismore than 2014-06-10
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Equality more like this
unstar 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 Minister for the Cabinet Office, what targets No. 10 Downing Street has for increasing diversity; and what progress has been made on meeting those targets in the last year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Washington and Sunderland West remove filter
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Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
star this property uin 199935 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-06-16more like thismore than 2014-06-16
unstar this property answer text <p>To win the global race we need the best civil servants regardless of their background so we must recruit, retain and promote on the basis of merit. We want to see more talented people, whatever their background, reach the very top roles.<br> <br> There has been for many years a majority of women in the Civil Service but this was not reflected into the Senior Civil Service.</p><p> </p><p>Although there has been a small increase in the proportion of women in the Senior Civil Service since 2010, and in the proportion of civil servants who declare that they are from an ethnic minority background, there is still much to do. <br> <br> We know that for too long talent management in the Civil Service has been weak. That's why I have commissioned research to examine the blockages preventing women from reaching the most senior levels of the Civil Service.<br> <br> A plan to address these issues will be published this summer.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Horsham more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Francis Maude more like this
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199920 more like this
199924 more like this
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less than 2014-06-16T16:46:34.847657Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-16T16:46:34.847657Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Maude of Horsham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-09-08more like thismore than 2014-09-08
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Intersex more like this
unstar 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 information his Department holds on the number of people who have received physiological or psychological treatment as a result of previous surgical procedures or other medical interventions intended to assign a gender to a person diagnosed with a disorder of sexual development. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Washington and Sunderland West remove filter
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Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
star this property uin 208584 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
unstar this property answer text <p>This information is not collected centrally. The Health and Social Care Information Centre has advised that the Mental Health Minimum Dataset (MHMDS) and Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Dataset do not currently record if the reason a person is accessing services was due to previous surgical procedures. Similarly, Hospital Episode Statistics data does not contain this information.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
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less than 2014-10-13T14:36:35.6950786Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-13T14:36:35.6950786Z
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-10more like thismore than 2014-06-10
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Disciplinary Proceedings more like this
unstar 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 Culture, Media and Sport, what proportion of staff within his Department who have been subject to formal disciplinary proceedings in each of the last five financial years classed themselves as white British. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Washington and Sunderland West remove filter
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Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
star this property uin 199879 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-06-17more like thismore than 2014-06-17
unstar this property answer text <p>The table shows the proportion of staff, within the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, who have been subject to formal disciplinary proceedings in each of the last five financial years and who have declared themselves as white British.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p><strong>Percentage of DCMS headcount who have been subject to disciplinary proceedings</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Proportion of staff subject to disciplinary proceedings who declared themselves as white British</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Proportion of staff subject to disciplinary proceedings who declared their nationality as British but ethnicity is undeclared</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1 April 2009 – 31 March 2010</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td><td><p>100%</p></td><td><p>0%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1 April 2010 – 31 March 2011</p></td><td><p>0.7%</p></td><td><p>67%</p></td><td><p>33%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1 April 2011 – 31 March 2012</p></td><td><p>0.4%</p></td><td><p>50%</p></td><td><p>50%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1 April 2012 – 31 March 2013</p></td><td><p>0.3%</p></td><td><p>100%</p></td><td><p>0%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1 April 2013 – 31 March 2014</p></td><td><p>0.8%</p></td><td><p>67%</p></td><td><p>33%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The figures as they relate to the period from September 2012 include the Government Equalities Office, which joined the Department in that month as part of a machinery of Government move. Before September 2012, the Government Equalities Office was part of the Home Office and the information requested for this period is not available.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Maidstone and The Weald more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Helen Grant more like this
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less than 2014-06-17T13:48:42.5141165Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-17T13:48:42.5141165Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Helen Grant more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this