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1060617
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Attorney General, what steps his Department has taken to minimise disruption to the work of the Serious Fraud Office in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal. more like this
tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
uin 220767 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-18more like thismore than 2019-02-18
answer text <p>The SFO has already put contingency plans in place to ensure minimal disruption to its casework in the event of no deal. This includes delivering training and awareness sessions and reviewing cases that are using or will use EU tools and measures. In addition an exercise is underway to recruit six additional staff members to support case teams when the UK exits the EU.</p> more like this
answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-18T09:33:04.297Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-18T09:33:04.297Z
answering member
4106
label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
tabling member
308
label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
1060715
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
answering body
Wales Office more like this
answering dept id 28 more like this
answering dept short name Wales more like this
answering dept sort name Wales more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what steps his Department is taking to promote green energy production in Wales. more like this
tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
tabling member printed
Jo Stevens more like this
uin 220939 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-18more like thismore than 2019-02-18
answer text <p>The UK Government supports a range of renewable energy schemes in Wales through the Renewables Obligation and Feed-in Tariffs schemes, and has supported 192 MW of renewable energy generation in Wales through the Contracts for Difference (CfD) Scheme. The Government plans to open a further CfD allocation round by May 2019, and Welsh stakeholders were invited to contribute to the consultation process at an event in Cardiff on 20 February 2018.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is investing in Wales to support its low carbon generation targets through initiatives such as the Pembroke Dock Marine project in the Swansea Bay City Deal. Furthermore, we are in negotiations with local partners in North Wales about the inclusion of a Smart Energy Networks project within the North Wales Growth Deal, and have included the Morlais Marine Energy Infrastructure Project in the Department for International Trade’s Capital Investments Energy Portfolio.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-18T10:53:49.463Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-18T10:53:49.463Z
answering member
4086
label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
tabling member
4425
label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
1060751
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
answering body
Department for Education more like this
answering dept id 60 more like this
answering dept short name Education more like this
answering dept sort name Education more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many apprenticeships have been created in Wolverhampton North East (a) in each of the twelve months before the introduction of the apprenticeship levy and (b) in each month since the levy was introduced. more like this
tabling member constituency Wolverhampton North East more like this
tabling member printed
Emma Reynolds more like this
uin 220893 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-18more like thismore than 2019-02-18
answer text <p>The attached table shows the figures for apprenticeship starts for Wolverhampton North East constituency for each month by academic year from 2015/16 to 2018/19 (quarter 1 reported to date).</p><p>In May 2017, there were significant structural changes to the apprenticeship funding system, including the introduction of the apprenticeship levy and apprenticeship service. The profile of apprenticeship starts changed significantly, both in the run-up to the introduction of the levy and subsequently. Care should be taken when comparing individual months with previous years as they are unlikely to provide a meaningful year-on-year trend. Numbers of reported starts are likely to change as the reforms to apprenticeship funding continue to bed in and employers engage with the new system.</p><p>The information requested is not held centrally regarding the proportion of levy-paying firms that have taken on apprentices. However, the department holds information on the number of apprenticeship service accounts (ASAs) registered. As of 31 December 2018, there were 16,100 ASAs registered on the apprenticeship service.</p><p>Since the introduction of the levy, 268,500 levy-supported starts have been recorded for England. Levy-supported learners are those supported by levy-paying organisations using at least £1 of their own levy funds. For context, there have been 555,800 total starts for England since the levy (from quarter 4 of 2016/17 to quarter 1 of 2018/19).</p><p>In addition, in January 2018, we published that 91.7 percent of those who had PAYE schemes with apprenticeship levy declarations in England of over £150,000 had registered on the apprenticeship service.</p><p> </p>
answering member constituency Guildford more like this
answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
grouped question UIN 220895 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-18T11:54:06.18Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-18T11:54:06.18Z
answering member
1523
label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
attachment
1
file name 220893_220895_apprenticeships_table_attachment.xls more like this
title 220893_220895_apprenticeships_table_attachment more like this
tabling member
4077
label Biography information for Emma Reynolds more like this
1060782
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
answering body
Department for Education more like this
answering dept id 60 more like this
answering dept short name Education more like this
answering dept sort name Education more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of apprenticeship levy-paying employers have hired apprentices. more like this
tabling member constituency Wolverhampton North East more like this
tabling member printed
Emma Reynolds more like this
uin 220895 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-18more like thismore than 2019-02-18
answer text <p>The attached table shows the figures for apprenticeship starts for Wolverhampton North East constituency for each month by academic year from 2015/16 to 2018/19 (quarter 1 reported to date).</p><p>In May 2017, there were significant structural changes to the apprenticeship funding system, including the introduction of the apprenticeship levy and apprenticeship service. The profile of apprenticeship starts changed significantly, both in the run-up to the introduction of the levy and subsequently. Care should be taken when comparing individual months with previous years as they are unlikely to provide a meaningful year-on-year trend. Numbers of reported starts are likely to change as the reforms to apprenticeship funding continue to bed in and employers engage with the new system.</p><p>The information requested is not held centrally regarding the proportion of levy-paying firms that have taken on apprentices. However, the department holds information on the number of apprenticeship service accounts (ASAs) registered. As of 31 December 2018, there were 16,100 ASAs registered on the apprenticeship service.</p><p>Since the introduction of the levy, 268,500 levy-supported starts have been recorded for England. Levy-supported learners are those supported by levy-paying organisations using at least £1 of their own levy funds. For context, there have been 555,800 total starts for England since the levy (from quarter 4 of 2016/17 to quarter 1 of 2018/19).</p><p>In addition, in January 2018, we published that 91.7 percent of those who had PAYE schemes with apprenticeship levy declarations in England of over £150,000 had registered on the apprenticeship service.</p><p> </p>
answering member constituency Guildford more like this
answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
grouped question UIN 220893 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-18T11:54:06.223Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-18T11:54:06.223Z
answering member
1523
label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
attachment
1
file name 220893_220895_apprenticeships_table_attachment.xls more like this
title 220893_220895_apprenticeships_table_attachment more like this
tabling member
4077
label Biography information for Emma Reynolds more like this
1060808
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Attorney General, how many staff the Crown Prosecution Service employed (a) in each region and (b) at CPS Direct in each year from 2010. more like this
tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
tabling member printed
Steve McCabe more like this
uin 220762 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-18more like thismore than 2019-02-18
answer text <p>The number of staff employed by the Crown Prosecution Service in each Region and in CPS Direct in each year from 2010 (As at 31 December of each year) is listed in the table below:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>CPS Region</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2010</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2011</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2015</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2016</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2017</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2018</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Central Casework</p></td><td><p>620</p></td><td><p>472</p></td><td><p>592</p></td><td><p>564</p></td><td><p>662</p></td><td><p>633</p></td><td><p>661</p></td><td><p>704</p></td><td><p>707</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>CPS Direct</p></td><td><p>155</p></td><td><p>135</p></td><td><p>171</p></td><td><p>302</p></td><td><p>286</p></td><td><p>260</p></td><td><p>244</p></td><td><p>210</p></td><td><p>183</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>CPS Headquarters</p></td><td><p>482</p></td><td><p>413</p></td><td><p>443</p></td><td><p>434</p></td><td><p>414</p></td><td><p>432</p></td><td><p>390</p></td><td><p>444</p></td><td><p>500</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cymru Wales</p></td><td><p>432</p></td><td><p>403</p></td><td><p>381</p></td><td><p>321</p></td><td><p>296</p></td><td><p>275</p></td><td><p>284</p></td><td><p>278</p></td><td><p>275</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East Midlands</p></td><td><p>526</p></td><td><p>477</p></td><td><p>426</p></td><td><p>355</p></td><td><p>330</p></td><td><p>310</p></td><td><p>308</p></td><td><p>316</p></td><td><p>311</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Eastern</p></td><td><p>408</p></td><td><p>385</p></td><td><p>366</p></td><td><p>325</p></td><td><p>284</p></td><td><p>257</p></td><td><p>251</p></td><td><p>254</p></td><td><p>266</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>London</p></td><td><p>1203</p></td><td><p>1233</p></td><td><p>1047</p></td><td><p>955</p></td><td><p>937</p></td><td><p>876</p></td><td><p>924</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>London North</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>463</p></td><td><p>463</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>London South</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>474</p></td><td><p>466</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Merseyside &amp; Cheshire</p></td><td><p>358</p></td><td><p>338</p></td><td><p>282</p></td><td><p>233</p></td><td><p>223</p></td><td><p>205</p></td><td><p>217</p></td><td><p>224</p></td><td><p>240</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North East</p></td><td><p>422</p></td><td><p>391</p></td><td><p>368</p></td><td><p>320</p></td><td><p>293</p></td><td><p>256</p></td><td><p>270</p></td><td><p>264</p></td><td><p>260</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North West Group</p></td><td><p>769</p></td><td><p>687</p></td><td><p>688</p></td><td><p>614</p></td><td><p>560</p></td><td><p>510</p></td><td><p>516</p></td><td><p>494</p></td><td><p>458</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South East</p></td><td><p>404</p></td><td><p>373</p></td><td><p>370</p></td><td><p>291</p></td><td><p>287</p></td><td><p>242</p></td><td><p>246</p></td><td><p>250</p></td><td><p>250</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South West</p></td><td><p>338</p></td><td><p>313</p></td><td><p>281</p></td><td><p>256</p></td><td><p>219</p></td><td><p>212</p></td><td><p>210</p></td><td><p>223</p></td><td><p>217</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Thames &amp; Chiltern</p></td><td><p>430</p></td><td><p>396</p></td><td><p>412</p></td><td><p>342</p></td><td><p>332</p></td><td><p>282</p></td><td><p>271</p></td><td><p>288</p></td><td><p>275</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wessex</p></td><td><p>348</p></td><td><p>330</p></td><td><p>317</p></td><td><p>264</p></td><td><p>265</p></td><td><p>233</p></td><td><p>231</p></td><td><p>221</p></td><td><p>229</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>West Midlands Group</p></td><td><p>775</p></td><td><p>698</p></td><td><p>617</p></td><td><p>520</p></td><td><p>489</p></td><td><p>457</p></td><td><p>449</p></td><td><p>435</p></td><td><p>424</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Yorkshire &amp; Humberside Group</p></td><td><p>674</p></td><td><p>628</p></td><td><p>612</p></td><td><p>537</p></td><td><p>507</p></td><td><p>482</p></td><td><p>482</p></td><td><p>447</p></td><td><p>422</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong> Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>8344</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>7672</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>7373</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>6633</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>6384</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>5922</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>5954</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>5989</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>5946</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>*Note: Following an organisational restructure in 2011 some CPS commands were changed from Groups to single Areas under the leadership of a single Chief Crown Prosecutor.</p><p>Data Source: Trent HR Database February 2019.</p>
answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-18T09:41:32.85Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-18T09:41:32.85Z
answering member
4106
label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
tabling member
298
label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
1059376
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Railways: Compensation more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress his Department is making on the introduction of an automated delay repay compensation scheme that is interoperable across train operating companies. more like this
tabling member constituency North East Hampshire more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Ranil Jayawardena more like this
uin 909230 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answer text <p>As announced by the Secretary of State in October, the Government will mandate new franchises to introduce simple “one-click” automated claims systems, available via smartphones and smartcard registration. This will make it easier for passengers to claim compensation when they have suffered delays.</p><p> </p><p>We are also encouraging “one-click” compensation to be introduced across all DfT train operators.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-14T15:06:37.76Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T15:06:37.76Z
answering member
3996
label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
tabling member
4498
label Biography information for Mr Ranil Jayawardena more like this
1059613
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
answering dept id 7 more like this
answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
hansard heading Parking Offences: Appeals more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the light of the proposals contained within the Parking (Code of Practice) Bill, what plans they have to introduce a single appeals service for the private parking sector. more like this
tabling member printed
Viscount Astor more like this
uin HL13636 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
answer text <p>The Government is supportive of the Parking (Code of Practice) Bill, which we believe will get the fairest deal for motorists, operators and landowners. Our current intention is to appoint a single appeals service for the private parking sector, using the powers granted by the Parking (Code of Practice) Bill should it pass in to law.</p> more like this
answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-14T17:16:29.763Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T17:16:29.763Z
answering member
4282
label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
tabling member
3429
label Biography information for Viscount Astor more like this
1059722
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
answering body
Wales Office more like this
answering dept id 28 more like this
answering dept short name Wales more like this
answering dept sort name Wales more like this
hansard heading City Deals: Swansea Bay more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what progress he has made on the joint investigations by the UK and Welsh Governments into the Swansea Bay City Deal. more like this
tabling member constituency Carmarthen East and Dinefwr more like this
tabling member printed
Jonathan Edwards more like this
uin 220181 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-18more like thismore than 2019-02-18
answer text <p>Actica Consulting were appointed by the UK and Welsh Governments to undertake the Joint Independent Review of the Swansea Bay City Region City Deal in January 2019. The review is currently underway and I expect to receive the final report by the end of February.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
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less than 2019-02-18T10:54:43.693Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-18T10:54:43.693Z
answering member
4086
label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
tabling member
3943
label Biography information for Jonathan Edwards more like this
1059727
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept id 17 more like this
answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what (a) restrictions and (b) prohibitions are in place on (i) engaging with and (ii) selling to the NHS for senior staff who leave NHS England and move to work for private companies. more like this
tabling member constituency Leicester South more like this
tabling member printed
Jonathan Ashworth more like this
uin 220225 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-18more like thismore than 2019-02-18
answer text <p>The standard contract of employment that NHS England Executive and Senior Manager staff are issued with includes the following:</p><p> </p><p>“20. Post-termination restrictions</p><p> </p><p>20.1 You agree that, following the termination of your employment for any reason you will not directly or indirectly, either alone or jointly with or on behalf of any person, firm or company and whether on your own account or as principal, shareholder, partner, employee, agent or otherwise:</p><p> </p><p>20.1.1 for a period of six months lobby the UK government in relation to any aspect of national or regional health policy with a view to promoting or advancing your own business interests or those of any third party</p><p> </p><p>20.1.2 for a period of six months solicit the employment or engagement of any person who immediately prior to termination of your employment was a senior employee in a managerial, executive or technical capacity of NHS England with whom you worked or with whom you had contact or whose work you were aware of in the 12 months prior to such termination.”</p>
answering member constituency Wimbledon more like this
answering member printed Stephen Hammond more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-18T12:26:36.44Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-18T12:26:36.44Z
answering member
1585
label Biography information for Stephen Hammond more like this
tabling member
4244
label Biography information for Jonathan Ashworth more like this
1059787
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept id 17 more like this
answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
hansard heading Nurses: Training more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of nurse training course fees and bursaries being paid for by the NHS subject to the completion of several years of post-registration work as a nurse. more like this
tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
tabling member printed
Julian Sturdy more like this
uin 220203 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-18more like thismore than 2019-02-18
answer text <p>In August 2017 the Government changed the funding system for pre-registration undergraduate nurse training. The intention of the reforms is to boost participation and secure the future supply of home-grown nurses to the National Health Service and enable universities to create additional nursing and midwifery training places.</p><p> </p><p>On 7 February, the University and College Admissions Service (UCAS) published full-time undergraduate nursing and midwifery applications made by the 15 January deadline. This data showed a 4.5% increase in the number of applicants compared to the same point in 2018.</p><p> </p><p>Based on the data UCAS published in February, there is no intention to provide bursaries for nurse training course fees.</p><p> </p><p>On 9 May 2018 the former Secretary of State for Health (Rt. hon. Jeremy Hunt MP) announced a £10,000 package of golden hello payments for 2018/19 loan funded postgraduate nursing students that take up employment in learning disability, mental health or community service nursing roles. The full details of this incentive will be published in due course.</p><p> </p><p>The NHS Long Term Plan, published on 7 January 2019, sets out a vital strategic framework to ensure that over the next 10 years the NHS will have the staff it needs so that nurses have the time they need to care, working in a supportive culture that allows them to provide the expert compassionate care they are committed to providing.</p><p> </p><p>My Rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has commissioned Baroness Dido Harding, working closely with Sir David Behan, to lead a number of programmes to engage with key NHS interests to develop a detailed workforce implementation plan. These programmes will consider detailed proposals to grow the workforce, including consideration of additional staff and skills required, build a supportive working culture in the NHS and ensure first rate leadership for NHS staff.</p>
answering member constituency Wimbledon more like this
answering member printed Stephen Hammond more like this
grouped question UIN 220204 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-18T12:22:18.743Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-18T12:22:18.743Z
answering member
1585
label Biography information for Stephen Hammond more like this
tabling member
4079
label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this