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1148470
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star this property date less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
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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 Reoffenders more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text What plans he has to help reduce reoffending. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stevenage more like this
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Stephen McPartland more like this
star this property uin 912609 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to reducing reoffending by ensuring that all offenders have the tools they need to turn their backs on crime.</p><p> </p><p>That is why we are focusing our efforts on supporting offenders to address any health and wellbeing issues; raise their levels of educations attainment and skills; get a job; and rebuild or reinforce their relationships.</p><p> </p><p>We also know that a concerted cross-government effort is required to address reoffending. For example we recently entered into a National Partnership Agreement with the Department for Work and Pensions, to set out how departments will work together to improve offenders’ chances of securing work and integrate into the community on release from prison.</p><p> </p><p>We know that in 39% of violent incidents victims believed alcohol was a factor. We are introducing an Alcohol Abstinence and Monitoring Requirement, giving courts the power to impose a ban on drinking alcohol as part of a community order where alcohol was a factor in the offending.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T16:28:42.913Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T16:28:42.913Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen McPartland more like this
1148471
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
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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 Reoffenders: Prison Sentences more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text What assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of sentences of less than six months in reducing reoffending. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Manchester, Withington more like this
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Jeff Smith more like this
star this property uin 912610 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>Sentencing must match the severity of the crime. Whilst there is evidence that short sentences do not help some offenders turn their backs on crime, protecting the public will always be our priority.</p><p> </p><p>As part of our recent review, we have considered changes to sentencing for prolific offenders which could help break the cycle of reoffending.</p><p> </p><p>We know that these offenders generally have multiple and complex needs which are linked to their offending behaviour, in particular drugs, alcohol and mental health needs. Solutions will often lie in effective community sentences.</p><p> </p><p>We intend to bring forward a comprehensive package of reforms, including to community penalties to ensure they both punish and tackle the underlying drivers of offending.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Croydon South more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Chris Philp more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T16:20:15.433Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T16:20:15.433Z
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4503
star this property label Biography information for Chris Philp more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeff Smith more like this
1148472
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
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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 Rule of Law more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text What recent discussions he has had with the Prime Minister on the rule of law. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Luton South more like this
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Mr Gavin Shuker more like this
star this property uin 912613 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>The Prime Minister and Lord Chancellor meet regularly and discuss a range of matters. The Lord Chancellor has sworn an oath to respect the rule of law and to defend the judiciary. It is an oath he takes very seriously. The government will always abide by the law.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Croydon South more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Chris Philp more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T16:21:36.627Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T16:21:36.627Z
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4503
star this property label Biography information for Chris Philp more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gavin Shuker more like this
1148473
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
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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 Prisons: Drugs more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text What recent assessment he has made of trends in the level of drugs being smuggled into prisons. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dewsbury more like this
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Paula Sherriff more like this
star this property uin 912614 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>One of the first things the Lord Chancellor did was to visit HMP Leeds with the Prime Minister where they set out our focus on tackling crime, investing up to £2.5 billion transforming the prison estate and providing 10,000 additional prison places.</p><p> </p><p>At HMP Leeds there is an X-ray body scanner installed there to identify items internally concealed on prisoners. HMP Wakefield also has an X-ray body scanner. At HMP New Hall in our women’s estate, the drug threat is different and staff there have worked hard to respond to the inspection report published in April. They have put in place an updated local drug strategy, do more suspicion-led drug testing and store medications in line with clinical guidelines.</p><p> </p><p>We have previously invested £70 million to improve safety, security and decency in prisons. We use body, property, cell and area searches across the estate, aided by dedicated search teams and drug detection dogs.</p><p> </p><p>As announced in August, we will be spending a further £100 million on prison security. Airport-style security, including X-ray scanners, will be put into prisons across the estate to help stop contraband such as drugs from getting in.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T16:25:20.197Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T16:25:20.197Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paula Sherriff more like this
1148474
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
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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 Prison Accommodation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text What steps his Department is taking to increase prison capacity. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk more like this
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John Lamont more like this
star this property uin 912615 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>The Prime Minister has made clear his focus on tackling crime and announced in August an investment of up to £2.5 billion to transform the prison estate and provide 10,000 additional prison places.</p><p> </p><p>Our recent Spending Round settlement provides the funding for MoJ to begin delivering this commitment and outline planning permission has been approved for a new prison at Full Sutton.</p><p> </p><p>The 10,000 places are additional to the 3,500 places, which we have begun at Wellingborough; that we will start building at Glen Parva next year, and; that we have already built at HMP Stocken.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T16:27:10.497Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T16:27:10.497Z
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Lamont more like this
1148475
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
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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 Members: Juries more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text What plans he has to bring forward legislative proposals to ensure that hon. Members are not prevented from participating in business in the House due to jury service responsibilities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Herefordshire more like this
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Bill Wiggin more like this
star this property uin 912617 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>Trial by jury is fundamental to our world leading justice system and serving as a juror is one of the most important civic duties that anyone can be asked to perform.</p><p> </p><p>The Jury Manual identifies that MPs who seek excusal on the grounds of parliamentary duties should be deferred in the first instance. This allows them to identify a more convenient time and strikes a sensible balance, ensuring that MPs are able to carry out their crucial role in this place.</p><p> </p><p>If an MP feels that it is inappropriate to serve in his own constituency, he or she should be allowed to serve elsewhere.</p><p> </p><p>Any individual requests for jury service to be deferred would be a matter for our independent judiciary</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Croydon South more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Chris Philp more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T16:28:01.52Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T16:28:01.52Z
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4503
star this property label Biography information for Chris Philp more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Wiggin more like this
1148325
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
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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
star this property hansard heading Palestinians: Health Services more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, for what reasons the Government did not support the UN Commission of Inquiry's report into potential violations of international law and the protection of healthcare in Palestine. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
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Laura Smith more like this
star this property uin 294741 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>The UK abstained on the UN Human Rights Council resolution calling for a Commission of Inquiry on the basis that the substance of a resolution must be impartial and balanced. We could not support an international investigation that refused to explicitly call for an investigation into the action of non-state actors such as Hamas. It is clear that Hamas hold significant responsibility for encouraging violent protest in Gaza, which is totally unacceptable. However, our vote does not mean that we will hold back from voicing or raising concern about Israel’s actions when warranted. The UN and its member states have every right to address these grave matters in a measured, balanced and proportionate way. In future, the UK will continue to support scrutiny of Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories in the Human Rights Council, so long as this scrutiny is justified and proportionate. We have repeatedly made clear to Israel our longstanding concerns about the manner in which the Israel Defense Forces police non-violent protests and the border areas, including the use of live ammunition. We call on Israel to adhere to the principles of necessity and proportionality when defending its legitimate security interest.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T13:41:21.13Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T13:41:21.13Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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4648
unstar this property label Biography information for Laura Smith more like this
1148326
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
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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
star this property hansard heading Plastics: Waste more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to reduce plastic waste in fast food outlets. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
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Laura Smith more like this
star this property uin 294742 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Taunton Deane more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Rebecca Pow more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T15:32:55.167Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T15:32:55.167Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rebecca Pow more like this
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4648
unstar this property label Biography information for Laura Smith more like this
1148327
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Mental Illness more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to support local authorities in managing the increase in mental ill health. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
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Laura Smith more like this
star this property uin 294743 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>Public Health England (PHE) provides a variety of resources to support local authorities in managing the increase in mental ill health.</p><p>PHE also provides local government with data on mental health to local authority level via our National Mental Health Intelligence Service. This can be viewed at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/guidance/mental-health-data-and-analysis-a-guide-for-health-professionals" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/guidance/mental-health-data-and-analysis-a-guide-for-health-professionals</a></p><p>A dedicated profiling tool on our PHE fingertips platform is available at the following link:</p><p><a href="http://fingertips.phe.org.uk/profile-group/mental-health/" target="_blank">http://fingertips.phe.org.uk/profile-group/mental-health/</a></p><p>PHE published a suite of evidence for local areas and local government in August 2017 at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/prevention-concordat-for-better-mental-health-consensus-statement" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/prevention-concordat-for-better-mental-health-consensus-statement</a></p><p>This includes work on Commissioning Cost Effective Interventions at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mental-health-services-cost-effective-commissioning" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mental-health-services-cost-effective-commissioning</a></p><p>These resources give local authorities the evidence they need to take action for mental health promotion and prevention.</p><p> </p><p>PHE provides support to local areas through its Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health and through the work of the nine PHE local centres who support local authorities in their local areas. To date, over 70 national organisations and 70 local authorities have signed up to the Prevention Concordat programme. The target is to achieve full sign up of all local areas by the end of 2020/21. This work helps support local government in their strategic planning and delivery of mental health work as part of their overall work on improving the health and wellbeing of their local population.</p><p>On 7 October 2019, PHE also launched a new national resource for the public to help them look after their own mental health and support others, Every Mind Matters. This can be viewed at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/" target="_blank">https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/</a></p><p> </p><p>We are supporting the recruitment of mental health social workers in local authorities and the NHS through the Think Ahead initiative. In addition, the New Roles in mental health social work group, led by Health Education England and Skills for Care, is working to develop the future social work and social care workforce with local authorities.</p><p>NHS England has developed community mental health services framework which aims to deliver greater integration with other services that impact on mental health and wellbeing outcomes - including primary care, general practitioners, social care, education, housing and third sector services. This can be viewed at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/the-community-mental-health-framework-for-adults-and-older-adults/" target="_blank">https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/the-community-mental-health-framework-for-adults-and-older-adults/</a></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Mid Bedfordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Ms Nadine Dorries more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T14:46:00.21Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T14:46:00.21Z
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1481
star this property label Biography information for Ms Nadine Dorries more like this
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4648
unstar this property label Biography information for Laura Smith more like this
1148328
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star this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Equitable Life Assurance Society: Compensation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will issue guidance on the recourse available to people in Crewe and Nantwich constituency who have either not been paid out for Equitable Life or who have received insufficient compensation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
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Laura Smith more like this
star this property uin 294744 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>There are no plans to reopen the Payment Scheme or review the £1.5 billion funding allocation previously made to it. The Equitable Life Payment Scheme closed to claims in 2015 and further guidance on the status of the Payment Scheme after closure is available at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/equitable-life-payment-scheme#closure-of-the-scheme.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
unstar this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T12:09:58.83Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T12:09:58.83Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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4648
unstar this property label Biography information for Laura Smith more like this
1148329
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star this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Leasehold more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans he has to provide assistance to leaseholders who were misled on property purchases. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
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Laura Smith more like this
star this property uin 294745 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>The previous Secretary of State wrote to the Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) on 26 November 2018 and 1 April 2019 to encourage them to undertake work into mis-selling in the leasehold housing market.</p><p>The government welcomed the CMA announcement on 11 June to open an investigation in this area. The CMA is concerned about potential leasehold mis-selling, and whether leasehold contract terms are onerous and unfair in relation to ground rent, permission and other charges. If the CMA thinks that a company’s practices are misleading – or that its contracts contain unfair clauses – it could take enforcement action to require the company to change how they operate. We look forward to hearing progress on the CMA’s work later this year.</p><p>The government has also worked with National Trading Standards who have published guidance to help clarify the rights and responsibilities around owning a leasehold property, and practical steps for individuals to take in the event things go wrong.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Tatton more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T14:35:00.25Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T14:35:00.25Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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4648
unstar this property label Biography information for Laura Smith more like this
1148330
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star this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
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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
star this property hansard heading Saudi Arabia: Arms Trade more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the Government plans to stop the sale of arms to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen and call for a nationwide ceasefire. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
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Laura Smith more like this
star this property uin 294746 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p><em>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation</em>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T14:21:33.067Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T14:21:33.067Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Laura Smith more like this
1148331
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star this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
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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
star this property hansard heading Christianity: Oppression more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will have discussions with his counterparts in (a) the G20 and (b) the G7 on tackling persecution of Christians overseas. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
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Laura Smith more like this
star this property uin 294747 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>Over recent months, the UK has raised Freedom of Religion or Belief concerns, including the worldwide persecution of Christians, bilaterally and through multilateral institutions such as the UN, EU and OSCE. At the G7 Foreign Ministers' meeting in April, we discussed our concerns on the resurgent forms of racism, and discrimination that includes the targeting of Christian minorities. We reaffirmed our dedication to uphold the rights of all to hold and manifest their religion or belief, both privately and in public. We will consider whether to raise our concerns in subsequent G7 and G20 Foreign Ministers' meetings.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T13:03:51.24Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T13:03:51.24Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Laura Smith more like this
1148332
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
star this property answering body
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
star this property hansard heading Syria: Overseas Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what plans the Government has to increase humanitarian aid to Idlib, Syria. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Laura Smith more like this
star this property uin 294748 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>The humanitarian situation in Idlib is extremely serious. DFID continues to closely monitor the situation in Northwest Syria, and we are concerned about the impact of recent escalations of violence on civilians. So far this financial year we have allocated £40 million in support for the region, and are keeping this under active review as the situation on the ground develops.</p><p> </p><p>Our support in this region continues to provide Syrians with shelter, clean water and sanitation, mental health services, as well as aiding health workers and facilities that have been affected by escalating violence. DFID partners are working tirelessly to meet the growing needs among displaced people.</p><p> </p><p>In 2018 alone, DFID support in Idlib provided approximately 836,000 people with access to clean drinking water, 873,000 medical consultations, 69,000 food rations and access to formal education for 110,000 children.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-10-08T11:36:43.127Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T11:36:43.127Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Laura Smith more like this
1148333
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
star this property answering body
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 Schools: Finance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to equalise the level of schools funding for local authorities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Woking more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mr Jonathan Lord more like this
star this property uin 294703 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>In August, the Department announced a school funding settlement, providing for an increase of over £14 billion for primary and secondary schools, in total, over the next three years. The £14 billion means the Department can ‘level up’ school funding by raising the minimum per pupil funding for secondary schools to £5,000 next year, and the minimum per pupil funding for primary schools to £3,750 in 2020-21 and £4,000 in 2021-22.</p><p> </p><p>Average school funding is increasing by 5% next year – a significant increase - and the Department is allocating the biggest increases for the lowest-funded schools. In addition, every school in England can see an increase in per pupil funding at least in line with inflation, with most schools attracting real terms increases.</p><p> </p><p>This settlement comprises cash increases of £2.6 billion for 2020-21, £4.8 billion for 2021-22 and £7.1 billion for 2022-23 compared with 2019-20. As part of this, the high needs budget will rise by over £700 million in 2020-21 compared to this year, which is equivalent to an increase of over 11%.</p><p>In delivering this settlement, this Government is giving all young people the best opportunities to succeed - regardless of where they grow up or go to school.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T14:33:47.627Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T14:33:47.627Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jonathan Lord more like this
1148334
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Vasa Praevia more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of cases of Vasa Praevia in expectant mothers in the last year for which figures are available; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Laura Smith more like this
star this property uin 294749 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>A count of finished consultant episodes (FCEs) with a primary diagnosis or all diagnoses of labour and delivery complicated by vasa praevia, for 2018/19 - activity in English National Health Service hospitals and English NHS commissioned activity in the independent sector can be found in the following table.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>.</p></td><td><p>FCEs</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Primary diagnosis</p></td><td><p>109</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All Diagnoses</p></td><td><p>194</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Source: Hospital Episode Statistics (HES), NHS Digital</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Mid Bedfordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Ms Nadine Dorries more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T15:03:38.22Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T15:03:38.22Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Ms Nadine Dorries more like this
star this property tabling member
4648
unstar this property label Biography information for Laura Smith more like this
1148335
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Vasa Praevia: Screening more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to introduce routine screening in pregnancy for Vasa Praevia. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Laura Smith more like this
star this property uin 294750 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>The United Kingdom National Screening Committee in 2017 considered an evidence review of screening for Vasa Praevia (VP). The review did not find sufficient evidence to support a change in the overall recommendation for VP screening. The 2017 review can be seen at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://legacyscreening.phe.org.uk/vasapraevia" target="_blank">https://legacyscreening.phe.org.uk/vasapraevia</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T10:48:14.003Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T10:48:14.003Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property tabling member
4648
unstar this property label Biography information for Laura Smith more like this
1148336
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
star this property answering body
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
star this property hansard heading Sewage: Waste Disposal more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the potential financial effect of changes to septic tank regulations due to come into force on 1 January 2020 on property owners. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Laura Smith more like this
star this property uin 294751 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p><em>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</em></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Taunton Deane more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Rebecca Pow more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T16:18:36.473Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T16:18:36.473Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Rebecca Pow more like this
star this property tabling member
4648
unstar this property label Biography information for Laura Smith more like this
1148337
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
star this property answering body
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
star this property hansard heading Sewage: Waste Disposal more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the Government plans to compensate property owners with septic tanks for the expense of (a) upgrading and (b) replacing existing tanks in order to make those tanks compliant by 1 January 2020. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Laura Smith more like this
star this property uin 294752 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p><em>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</em></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Taunton Deane more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Rebecca Pow more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T16:16:48.91Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T16:16:48.91Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Rebecca Pow more like this
star this property tabling member
4648
unstar this property label Biography information for Laura Smith more like this
1148338
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
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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
star this property hansard heading Burma: Arms Trade more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make it his policy (a) to impose sanctions on companies linked to the military of Myanmar and (b) to take diplomatic steps to encourage other countries to impose such sanctions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Ham more like this
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Lyn Brown more like this
star this property uin 294693 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>We agree that the interests of the Myanmar military and companies linked to it are deeply entrenched across Myanmar's economy. But targeted sanctions on specific commercial entities are difficult, as those entities are not always wholly controlled by the military. Any decision to impose sanctions on such entities would have to be carefully considered. Targeting companies or whole sectors could disrupt Myanmar’s financial system, harm economic development across Myanmar and inadvertently harm vulnerable people. We continue to discuss with international partners whether we can add further targeted sanctions against those responsible for human rights violations in a way that minimises the impact on the people of Myanmar.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-10-08T12:55:10.96Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T12:55:10.96Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property tabling member
1583
unstar this property label Biography information for Lyn Brown more like this
1148339
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
star this property answering body
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
star this property hansard heading Burma: Overseas Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if he will include conditions in UK aid grants and loans to ensure that recipients do not use the grants to purchase goods and services from companies linked to the military of Myanmar. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Ham more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lyn Brown more like this
star this property uin 294694 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>In order to prevent DFID Myanmar funds going to military owned companies we already have enhanced private sector due diligence in place. We are constantly working to strengthen this process. DFID Myanmar has recently written to its partners asking them to review their supply chains to check UK money is not being used to purchase goods and services from companies identified as military owned by the recent UN Fact Finding Mission report on Myanmar.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T12:51:34.1Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T12:51:34.1Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lyn Brown more like this
1148341
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
star this property answering body
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 Crimes of Violence: Education more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of educating children about violent crime in order to reduce levels of violent crime among young people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Morley and Outwood more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Andrea Jenkyns more like this
star this property uin 294733 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>The Department know that education is a strong protective factor against children’s and young people’s risk of involvement in serious violence. It is important that schools enable children to achieve, to belong and to be equipped with the skills they need to be safe and to succeed in life.</p><p> </p><p>The Department is making relationships and health education compulsory in all primary and secondary schools, and relationships and sex education compulsory in all secondary schools from September 2020. The aim is to put in place the building blocks needed for positive and safe relationships of all kinds, including how to properly handle conflict and to recognise coercive relationships.</p><p> </p><p>Key decisions on which subjects to include in the new curriculum were informed by a stakeholder engagement process, where the Department was contacted by over 63,000 individuals and organisations and a consultation which received over 11,000 responses. Pupils will be taught about building healthy relationships and about their mental health and wellbeing. This will enable them to make informed decisions and seek support if issues arise.</p><p> </p><p>Schools will have the freedom to ensure the curriculum meets the needs of their pupils. This flexibility will allow schools to respond to local public health and community issues such as serious violence. Schools can build on the core content and discuss topics, such as healthy and unhealthy relationships, in relation to gang and criminal activity.</p><p> </p><p>The Department also intends to publish the new school and college security guidance shortly. The guidance makes it clear that the curriculum offers opportunities to help schools and colleges inform young people about the dangers they may face, both in and around school and beyond, and provide pupils and students with the means to help keep themselves safe.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-10-08T14:23:23.317Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T14:23:23.317Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrea Jenkyns more like this
1148342
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Breast Cancer: Screening more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of extending provision of genetic testing to all people diagnosed with breast cancer. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wolverhampton North East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Emma Reynolds more like this
star this property uin 294698 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>The NHS Long Term Plan sets out the ambition to extend the use of molecular diagnostics and, over the next 10 years, to routinely offer genomic testing to all people with cancer for whom it would be of clinical benefit.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bury St Edmunds more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jo Churchill more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T14:50:57.707Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T14:50:57.707Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Churchill more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Emma Reynolds more like this
1148343
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
star this property answering body
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
star this property hansard heading Employment: Autism more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the oral contribution of the Minister for Disabled People of 2 July 2019, Official Report column 1180, what the outcome is of his discussions with the Office for National Statistics on including the numbers of autistic people in work as part of the labour force survey. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Burnley more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Julie Cooper more like this
star this property uin 294727 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08