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592945
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star this property date less than 2016-10-03more like thismore than 2016-10-03
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Energy: Self-sufficiency more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the strategic importance of self-sufficiency in energy for the UK’s national security. more like this
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Lord Vinson more like this
star this property uin HL2071 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The security of the UK’s energy supply is an important factor in the national security of the country and featured prominently in the National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review, published last year. The government also produces an annual assessment of the security of the UK’s energy supply which considers the availability of electricity and gas to meet consumer demand in Great Britain over the next four years. The strategically important contributions of both domestic energy production and diversity of supply are included in this analysis.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2016-10-17T11:11:48.24Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-17T11:11:48.24Z
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4284
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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1807
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Vinson more like this
592952
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-03more like thismore than 2016-10-03
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Tribunals more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government why the consultation on transforming the tribunal system <i>Transforming our Justice System</i> is not cross-referenced to the Department for Work and Pensions consultations website, given its relevance to the appeals process for Personal Independence Payment. more like this
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Baroness Thomas of Winchester more like this
star this property uin HL2078 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The noble Lady will be aware that the Government is investing £1 billion to modernise our world-leading justice system. That means creating a system that is just, proportionate and accessible.</p><p> </p><p>The ‘Transforming our Justice System’ consultation is about the administration of justice across all courts and tribunals and not one specific area. My officials are engaging with appropriate stakeholders, including disability groups, on relevant matters.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2016-10-17T14:41:50.05Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-17T14:41:50.05Z
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4538
star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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3785
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Thomas of Winchester more like this
592867
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-03more like thismore than 2016-10-03
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar 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 Trade Promotion: USA more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what performance targets they have set for the UK Trade Office in Raleigh, North Carolina for (1) 2016–17, and (2) 2017–18. more like this
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Baroness Barker more like this
star this property uin HL1993 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The new UK Government Office in Raleigh, North Carolina will promote a broad range of British prosperity interests, including trade and investment and engagement with industry, research and development and higher education institutions. Performance objectives will be agreed with a broad range of HMG stakeholders, including the Department for International Trade, the UK Science and Innovation Network and policy teams in the British Embassy in Washington DC. The Office will be managed and supported by Her Majesty's Consul General in Atlanta.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2016-10-17T14:26:34.957Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-17T14:26:34.957Z
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3474
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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2501
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Barker more like this
592909
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-03more like thismore than 2016-10-03
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Monetary Policy more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will review the impact of quantitative easing on investment and on savings to determine whether it is of greater benefit to one or the other. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
star this property uin HL2035 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The independent Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) is responsible for setting monetary policy to deliver its primary objective of maintaining price stability. As the MPC remit makes clear, ensuring price stability is an essential pre-requisite for economic prosperity. The MPC is accountable to both Parliament and the public, through regular reports and evidence given to the Treasury Committee. The Bank of England has previously produced analysis of the distributional effects of asset purchases on different groups in society. At the August Inflation Report hearing on 7 September the Bank committed to updating this analysis.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2016-10-17T14:27:01.8Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-17T14:27:01.8Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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3869
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Myners more like this
592910
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-03more like thismore than 2016-10-03
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Financial Services: Marketing more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to restrict the advertising and promotion of primary option trading and investment to retail investors in the UK by firms based in Cyprus and Malta. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
star this property uin HL2036 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The government takes this issue very seriously.</p><p> </p><p>The government will introduce measures to strengthen investor protection when it transposes the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II).</p><p> </p><p>This will include powers for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to prohibit or restrict the marketing, distribution or sale of financial instruments, including relevant binary options where there are significant investor protection concerns.</p><p> </p><p>These powers will apply from 3 January 2018.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2016-10-17T12:36:00.057Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-17T12:36:00.057Z
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57
star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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3869
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Myners more like this
598141
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star this property date less than 2016-10-10more like thismore than 2016-10-10
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Parades Commission more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government in what way the Northern Ireland Parades Commission meets international treaty obligations on human rights. more like this
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Lord Laird more like this
star this property uin HL2170 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The duties and functions of the Northern Ireland Parades Commission are set out in the Public Processions (NI) Act 1998. The Act is compliant with international treaty obligations on human rights.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Dunlop more like this
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less than 2016-10-17T12:37:29.82Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-17T12:37:29.82Z
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4534
star this property label Biography information for Lord Dunlop more like this
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2479
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Laird more like this
592900
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star this property date less than 2016-10-03more like thismore than 2016-10-03
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar 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 Academies: Admissions more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of children born between (1) 1 September and 30 April, and (2) 1 May and 31 August, were admitted to academy schools in each of the last three years for which figures are available. more like this
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Baroness Humphreys more like this
star this property uin HL2026 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The department does not hold a dataset which contains both a child’s date of birth and the type of school they attend. The amount of data linkage across datasets for separate years that would be required to answer the question would incur disproportionate costs.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Nash more like this
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less than 2016-10-17T16:25:19.5Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-17T16:25:19.5Z
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4270
star this property label Biography information for Lord Nash more like this
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4300
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Humphreys more like this
592894
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-03more like thismore than 2016-10-03
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Supported Housing: Housing Benefit more like this
star this property house id 2 remove filter
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many respondents to the first consultation on reforming housing benefit for supported housing in 2011 considered the idea of a localised pot to support the right of disabled people to live independently. more like this
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Baroness Hollins more like this
star this property uin HL2020 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The consultation in 2011 sought views on a wide variety of options, and received a range of viewpoints, reflecting the diversity of the sector. It did not consider whether localised funding would support the right of disabled people to live independently.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
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less than 2016-10-17T12:34:31.133Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-17T12:34:31.133Z
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3893
star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
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4190
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Hollins more like this
600492
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star this property date less than 2016-10-12more like thismore than 2016-10-12
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading BBC: Finance more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to reinstate direct funding of the BBC monitoring service and the BBC World Service. more like this
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Lord Campbell of Pittenweem more like this
star this property uin HL2245 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The World Service is one of BBC's most distinctive services and it is a vital part of UK's soft power influence around the world. The government has protected licence fee funding for the​ World Service at £254m a year for the next five years, with additional Exchequer funding of £34m in 2016/17 and £85m per year for the following three years.</p><p>​BBC Monitoring provides a valuable service to the Government in monitoring and recording media output around the world. It is important that BBC has full editorial and managerial independence and integrity in the provision of BBC Monitoring, and this includes funding decisions. However, BBC Monitoring must be provided in accordance with the Monitoring Agreement agreed between BBC and the Cabinet Office.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2016-10-17T15:25:52.02Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-17T15:25:52.02Z
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4247
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Campbell of Pittenweem more like this
592956
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star this property date less than 2016-10-03more like thismore than 2016-10-03
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar 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 Palestinians: Overseas Aid more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the consequences to date of the reduction in the foreign aid budget to the Palestinian Authority between 2013 and 2016. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL2082 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UK provided £88 million in financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority (PA) from 2013-2016. UK aid has supported the PA to deliver basic services and promote economic growth. The PA continues to face challenges to ensure fiscal stability. As the Development Secretary is new to her role, she is conducting a full examination of DFID’s work in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, including UK financial assistance to the PA.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2016-10-17T16:45:48.407Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-17T16:45:48.407Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this