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1170900
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star this property date less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Wales more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What recent assessment he has made of the economic effect on low-income families of the roll-out of universal credit in Wales. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Pontypridd more like this
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Alex Davies-Jones more like this
star this property uin 900131 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
star this property answer text <p>Work is the most effective route out of poverty. Universal Credit makes it easier for people to move into work and keep more of what they earn.</p><p>We have listened to concerns and as a result ensured that claimants can access 100% advance payments on day one of a Universal Credit claim and continue to receive Housing Benefit for two weeks after transitioning.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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less than 2020-01-15T15:55:46.837Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-15T15:55:46.837Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Davies-Jones more like this
1170901
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star this property date less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Great Western Railway Line: Wales 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 Secretary of State for Transport on cross-border rail services on the Great Western Railway line. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Cardiff South and Penarth more like this
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Stephen Doughty more like this
star this property uin 900132 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
star this property answer text <p>I am due to meet the Secretary of State for Transport in the next few weeks. We will discuss how we build upon the additional 15,000 weekday seats between South Wales and London and the new SuperFast services, which have brought the journey time between Cardiff and Paddington down to 1 hour 42 minutes, saving 17 minutes on the previous fastest times.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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less than 2020-01-15T15:54:22.04Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-15T15:54:22.04Z
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3944
unstar this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
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4264
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Doughty more like this
1170902
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading United Kingdom more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What steps he is taking to help strengthen the Union. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Blackpool South more like this
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Scott Benton more like this
star this property uin 900135 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
star this property answer text <p>As the new Secretary of State for Wales I am wholeheartedly committed to strengthening the Union and to working hand in hand with Welsh Government colleagues.</p><p> </p><p>I have already met with the First Minister and a number of Welsh Ministers to discuss how we can work together to maximise the opportunities of EU exit and support the Welsh economy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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less than 2020-01-15T15:55:02.393Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-15T15:55:02.393Z
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3944
unstar this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
unstar this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Scott Benton more like this
1170903
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star this property date less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Infrastructure: Wales 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 more like this
star this property question text What recent discussions he has had with the Welsh Government on cross-border infrastructure. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Montgomeryshire more like this
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Craig Williams more like this
star this property uin 900136 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
star this property answer text <p>I met Ken Skates, Minster for Transport and Economy for the Welsh Government last week and we discussed opportunities to improve transport across the border.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Monmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed David T C Davies more like this
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less than 2020-01-15T15:51:19.937Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-15T15:51:19.937Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T C Davies more like this
unstar this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Craig Williams more like this
1170905
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star this property date less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading NHS: Wales more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text If he will make an assessment of the effectiveness of the Welsh Government's administration of the NHS in Wales; and if he will make a statement. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Wycombe more like this
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Mr Steve Baker more like this
star this property uin 900138 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
star this property answer text <p>I am grateful for this opportunity to emphasise our commitment to the NHS. In Wales it is the responsibility of the Welsh Government to use their funding effectively. We are committed to working with the Welsh Government to ensure that a high standard of healthcare and access to services is available.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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less than 2020-01-15T15:52:30.717Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-15T15:52:30.717Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Steve Baker more like this
1170906
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star this property date less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Economic Situation: Wales 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 more like this
star this property question text What recent assessment he has made of the potential effect on the Welsh economy of the EU Withdrawal Agreement. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 900139 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
star this property answer text <p>The Withdrawal Agreement allows us to get Brexit done and leave the European Union in a smooth and orderly manner at the end of the month.</p><p> </p><p>The Government will maximise the opportunities of Brexit for Wales and the whole of the UK, taking back control of our money, our laws, our trade and our borders.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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less than 2020-01-15T15:53:18.797Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-15T15:53:18.797Z
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3944
unstar this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
unstar this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
1170481
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star this property date less than 2020-01-13more like thismore than 2020-01-13
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Wales Office: Pay more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, how many and what proportion of staff in his Department would receive an increase in their salary in the event that their hourly pay rate was (a) £8.72, (b) £9.30 and (c) £10. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Easington more like this
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Grahame Morris more like this
star this property uin 2500 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-17more like thismore than 2020-01-17
star this property answer text <p>No staff would receive an increase in their salary in the event that their hourly pay rate was (a) £8.72 or (b) £9.30. Fewer than five staff would receive an increase if the hourly rate was (c) £10. To protect the identification of staff, an exact number cannot be provided. These staff are based outside London and still receive an hourly rate above the UK Living Wage.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Monmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed David T C Davies more like this
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less than 2020-01-17T12:03:30.317Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-17T12:03:30.317Z
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1545
unstar this property label Biography information for David T C Davies more like this
unstar this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Grahame Morris more like this
1169607
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star this property date less than 2020-01-08more like thismore than 2020-01-08
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Trade Agreements: Wales more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what recent assessment he has made of the potential benefit to the Welsh economy of new free trade deals with developing countries. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 1312 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-13more like thismore than 2020-01-13
star this property answer text <p>We are working with countries across the world to explore the best ways to develop our current trade and investment relationships and ensure that Britain becomes a global leader in free trade once we leave the EU.</p><p> </p><p>The UK’s exit from the EU creates an opportunity for the UK to send a positive signal that our markets are open and we are determined to promote business with the developing world.</p><p> </p><p>Increased trade and investment with developing countries creates opportunities for UK firms and consumers, for example lowering prices, and opening fast-growing markets for UK exporters.</p><p> </p><p>My Department and others, including the Department for International Trade, are determined to ensure that the needs and interests of Wales are well represented and that any future trade deal works for the whole of the UK. We consult closely with the Welsh Government on this work.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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less than 2020-01-13T16:12:56.69Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-13T16:12:56.69Z
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3944
unstar this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1168769
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star this property date less than 2019-12-20more like thismore than 2019-12-20
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Immigration: Wales more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the policies set out in the immigration White Paper on Wales. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Ruth Jones more like this
star this property uin 346 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-09more like thismore than 2020-01-09
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to developing a new system for immigration that is fit for purpose and based upon the skills of the individuals seeking to work in the UK, rather than the country that they are from.</p><p> </p><p>On 6 September 2019, the Home Secretary commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee to consider a new points-based immigration system for introduction from January 2021.</p><p> </p><p>The Committee has also been commissioned to review the salary thresholds for the future immigration system and will continue with this work in addition to its work on the new points-based immigration system and report back to the Government by January 2020.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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less than 2020-01-09T12:09:39.793Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-09T12:09:39.793Z
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3944
unstar this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
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4716
unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1168770
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star this property date less than 2019-12-20more like thismore than 2019-12-20
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Children: Poverty 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 Wales, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on levels of child poverty in Wales. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Ruth Jones more like this
star this property uin 347 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-09more like thismore than 2020-01-09
star this property answer text <p>Child poverty is an important issue in Wales, and one which the UK Government remains determined to tackle. We are helping parents to move into and remain in work, offering the best opportunity for families to move out of poverty and improving children’s long-term outcomes.</p><p>The Government’s focus has been on radically reforming the welfare system to promote work as the most effective route out of poverty and towards financial independence.</p><p>Compared with 2010, there are <del class="ministerial">14,200</del> <ins class="ministerial">142,000</ins> more people in employment in Wales, the number of people unemployed is at a record low of 55,000. The number of people in workless households has fallen by 90,000 since April-June 2010.</p><p>We recognise the importance of a collaborative approach in addressing complex issues such as this and I am keen to ensure that we work with the Welsh Government to tackle the causes and effects of child poverty in Wales.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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less than 2020-01-09T12:11:05.133Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-09T12:11:05.133Z
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less than 2020-01-13T10:16:04.673Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-13T10:16:04.673Z
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3944
unstar this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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3944
star this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
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4716
unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1168771
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star this property date less than 2019-12-20more like thismore than 2019-12-20
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Economic Situation: Wales 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the proposed Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration on the economy of Wales. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Ruth Jones more like this
star this property uin 348 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-08more like thismore than 2020-01-08
star this property answer text <p>The Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration allows us to get Brexit done and leave the European Union in a smooth and orderly manner on 31 January. The Government will maximise the opportunities of Brexit for Wales and the whole of the UK, taking back control of our money, our laws, our trade and our borders.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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less than 2020-01-08T16:03:40.06Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-08T16:03:40.06Z
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3944
unstar this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4716
unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1168772
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star this property date less than 2019-12-20more like thismore than 2019-12-20
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Ports: Wales 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 Wales, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration on the viability and future of Welsh ports. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Ruth Jones more like this
star this property uin 349 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-08more like thismore than 2020-01-08
star this property answer text <p>The Government is clear that we are leaving the EU on the terms of the new Withdrawal Agreement on 31 January. Welsh ports will benefit from the deal as it ensures that we take back control of our laws, trade, borders and money without disruption, and provides the basis of a new relationship with the EU based on free trade and friendly cooperation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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less than 2020-01-08T16:04:55.147Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-08T16:04:55.147Z
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3944
unstar this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4716
unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1167821
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star this property date less than 2019-11-01more like thismore than 2019-11-01
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Wales Office: Honours more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what proportion of staff in his Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b) June 2019 were (i) from ethnic minority backgrounds and (ii) female aged (A) under 30, (B) 31 to 40, (C) 41 to 50 and (D) aged over 50. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Feltham and Heston more like this
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Seema Malhotra more like this
star this property uin 8606 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to ensuring that the honours system is fully representative of UK society. The proportion of women and people from ethnic minorities receiving recognition on each honours list is available on GOV.UK as is a breakdown of ethnicities of recipients which is published on the Ethnicity Facts and Figures website at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/honours-recipients-by-ethnicity" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/honours-recipients-by-ethnicity</a></p><p> </p><p>Information on ages is not correlated with other diversity factors. The Government also publish the proportion of honours by independent committee on GOV.UK.</p><p> </p><p>No staff in the Office of the Secretary of State for Wales received an Honour in December 2018 or June 2019.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T12:20:55.907Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T12:20:55.907Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4253
unstar this property label Biography information for Seema Malhotra more like this
1167372
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star this property date less than 2019-10-30more like thismore than 2019-10-30
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Wales Office: Digital Technology 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 Wales, who is responsible for digitisation in his Department; and what mechanisms the person with responsibility for digitisation uses to champion digitisation. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency North Norfolk more like this
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Norman Lamb more like this
star this property uin 7673 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government Digital Service (GDS) leads the Government’s Digital, Data and Technology (DDaT) function, helping departments build and run services that are digital by default and focused on the needs of citizens. GDS works with departments to set the government’s strategy for digital transformation, including the Government Transformation Strategy.</p><p> </p><p>Within government we have a strong focus on the concept of “digital maturity”, which encapsulates not only delivery of excellent digital services, but improving government’s processes, tools, and infrastructure, developing DDaT capability and upskilling decision makers to ensure we build on these foundations to deliver digital transformation at scale.</p><p> </p><p>The Office of the Secretary of State for Wales does not provide services directly to the public and uses Ministry of Justice DDaT systems for its operations. The Deputy Director of Corporate Services is responsible for digital maturity in the Department.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T15:07:25.487Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T15:07:25.487Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
unstar this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
1167027
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star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Wales Office: International Men's Day more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what plans his Department has to mark International Men's Day on 19 November 2019. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
star this property uin 7106 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>The Office of the Secretary of State for Wales has no specific plans to mark International Men's Day 2019, but in the UK Government’s Domestic Abuse Bill we propose to create a statutory definition of domestic abuse that makes clear men can also be victims of this abhorrent crime. International Men’s Day also offers an opportunity to talk about work across Government to highlight how outcomes for men and boys can be improved.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
star this property answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T13:03:17.637Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T13:03:17.637Z
star this property answering member
4086
unstar this property label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
unstar this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
1167253
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill: Wales more like this
star this property house id 2 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 agreement has been reached with the Welsh Government on which parts of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill require the Welsh Assembly's consent in accordance with the Sewel Convention. more like this
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Lord Morris of Aberavon more like this
star this property uin HL521 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-01more like thismore than 2019-11-01
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government has strengthened and enhanced devolution in Wales. We are fully committed to abiding by the Sewel Convention and associated practices. We have sought legislative consent from the National Assembly for Wales for certain provisions of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill in line with this. We will continue to discuss with the Welsh Government the clauses for which Assembly consent is sought.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-11-01T12:50:25.327Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-01T12:50:25.327Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist more like this
unstar this property tabling member
565
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Morris of Aberavon more like this
1167254
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
star this property answering body
Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill: Wales more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
star this property legislature
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 has been made of the proposed "Henry VIII" clauses in clause 21 of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill; and whether the views of the Welsh Government have been sought on the powers within that Bill to amend the Government of Wales Act 2000 by regulation as opposed to primary legislation. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Morris of Aberavon more like this
star this property uin HL522 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-01more like thismore than 2019-11-01
star this property answer text <p>Clause 21 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill would allow the UK Government to meet fully the obligations set out in the Northern Ireland Protocol. The “Henry VIII” power in the clause could be used where necessary to amend primary legislation to ensure arrangements required in the Northern Ireland Protocol are operational and to implement the requirements set out in the Protocol.</p><p> </p><p>In response to concerns raised by the Devolved Administrations, clause 18 of the Bill (<em>Main power in connection with other separation issues</em>) has been restricted so that powers under this clause cannot be used to amend the devolution acts, including the Government of Wales Act 2006.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is working to establish whether restricting the powers in clause 21 in a similar way would mean the obligations in the Protocol could still be met. Subject to the outcome of this work, the Government would be open to imposing the restriction by amending the Bill during its passage.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-11-01T12:51:55.223Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-01T12:51:55.223Z
star this property answering member
4582
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist more like this
unstar this property tabling member
565
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Morris of Aberavon more like this
1151963
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
star this property answering body
Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Wales Office: Living Wage 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, how many staff in his Department are paid less than the London Living Wage; and what requirements his Department places on contractors to pay the London Living Wage to London-based staff. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Greenwich and Woolwich more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Matthew Pennycook more like this
star this property uin 4420 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-28more like thismore than 2019-10-28
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to paying people a decent living wage, which is being addressed through the statutory National Living Wage. In April 2019, the National Living Wage increased to £8.21 per hour, handing a full-time worker a further £690 annual pay rise. By 2024 the National Living Wage will rise to £10.50 per hour, reaching 66% of median UK earnings. The scope will be expanded to everyone aged 21 and over and is expected to benefit over 4 million low paid workers.</p><p> </p><p>The Office of the Secretary of State for Wales is not an employer in its own right and so has no direct employees nor does it contract for outsourced staff. Staff at the Office are Ministry of Justice (MoJ) employees and agency staff are engaged through MoJ contracts. No MoJ employees nor any agency staff working at the Wales Office are paid less than the London Living Wage.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-10-28T11:22:13.937Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-28T11:22:13.937Z
star this property answering member
4451
unstar this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4520
unstar this property label Biography information for Matthew Pennycook more like this
1151455
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Foreign Students: Wales 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what recent assessment he has made of the (a) current level of funding available for study abroad programmes and (b) level of funding for study abroad programmes available post 2020 for students in Wales; and if he will make a statement. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Bridgend more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
star this property uin 3682 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-30more like thismore than 2019-10-30
star this property answer text <p>As education is devolved, the UK Government does not hold figures on the current levels of funding for study abroad programmes in Wales.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government values international exchange and collaboration in education and training as part of our vision for a global Britain. That is why we support a number of outward mobility and exchange programmes which broaden access to international opportunities – schemes such as Fulbright scholarships and Generation UK China. We can expect our world-leading HE providers to continue their strong track record of partnering with overseas institutions post-2020.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
star this property answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-10-30T12:27:36.98Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-30T12:27:36.98Z
star this property answering member
4086
unstar this property label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
unstar this property tabling member
1490
unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
1150885
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Wales Office: Public Appointments 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, which public appointments he is responsible for. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 2675 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State for Wales is not responsible for making any public appointments.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
star this property answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-10-29T17:20:04.287Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-29T17:20:04.287Z
star this property answering member
4086
unstar this property label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
unstar this property tabling member
410
unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
1150943
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
star this property answering body
Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Wales Office: Islam 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, how many staff in his Department reported their religion as Islam in the latest period for which figures are available; what the reported ethnicity of those staff was; and how many of those staff were employed at each grade. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Bradford West more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Naz Shah more like this
star this property uin 2794 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
star this property answer text <p>The Office of the Secretary of State for Wales is not an employer in its own right. The Ministry of Justice is the employer of staff working in the Office. As at 30 September 2019, fewer than five staff had recorded Muslim as their religion or belief. To protect the identification of staff, an exact number cannot therefore be provided nor their ethnicity or grade disclosed.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-10-24T10:40:31.09Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-24T10:40:31.09Z
star this property answering member
4451
unstar this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4409
unstar this property label Biography information for Naz Shah more like this
1150172
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
star this property answering body
Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Wales Office: Health 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, whether his Department uses ONS estimates of personal wellbeing in formulating policy; and what policies his Department has introduced to improve personal well-being in the last 12 months. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 917 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
star this property answer text <p>The Office of the Secretary of State for Wales (OSSW) takes the wellbeing of our staff very seriously and is committed to providing a high level of support. The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) employ staff on behalf of OSSW and therefore the Office adopts and applies MOJ wellbeing policies to our staff.</p><p> </p><p>MOJ published a report on staff mental health and wellbeing in August 2019:</p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/827763/moj-voluntary-reporting.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/827763/moj-voluntary-reporting.pdf</a>.</p><p> </p><p>The report covers the four positive wellbeing measures used by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) for the UK population: life satisfaction, sense of purpose, happiness and anxiety.</p><p> </p><p>The Office uses a wide range of MoJ policies that support wellbeing, including a carers charter and passport. During the past 12 months, MoJ has introduced guidance on supporting victims of domestic abuse (November 2018) and a policy to support EU nationals (August 2019). In August, MoJ introduced the Gender Identity and Intersex Policy and Guidance for staff who identify as transgender, non-binary and intersex. This sets out standards of behaviours and useful resources to ensure everyone is treated fairly at work.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>OSSW staff can access a range of MoJ wellbeing services which include: access to internal mental health first aiders, the 24/7 hour employee assistance helpline, occupational health referral and counselling sessions (if deemed appropriate) and membership of relevant employee support networks.</p><p> </p><p>In addition to MoJ policies, the Office engages with other Government Departments in the UK Governance Group to raise staff awareness of wellbeing techniques. This includes discussion of staff wellbeing at staff events and senior leadership meetings.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-10-22T10:11:58.487Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T10:11:58.487Z
star this property answering member
4451
unstar this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
unstar this property tabling member
534
unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
1147403
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-01more like thismore than 2019-10-01
star this property answering body
Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Rural Development Programme: Wales 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, how his Department plans to support new programmes that would have been eligible for Rural Development Programme funding after 31 October 2019. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 292937 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-07more like thismore than 2019-10-07
star this property answer text <p>The Government has guaranteed that any Rural Development Programme projects where funding has been agreed before the end of 2020 will be funded for their full lifetime. It will ensure continued funding for these projects until they finish and means that new projects can continue to be signed off by the Welsh Government in Wales after the UK leaves the EU during 2019 and 2020.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
star this property answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-10-07T09:15:48.737Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-07T09:15:48.737Z
star this property answering member
4086
unstar this property label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4425
unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
1147187
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
star this property answering body
Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Wales Office: Chief Scientific Advisers 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 more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, how many meetings he had with his Department’s Chief Scientific Adviser from 1 June to 31 August 2019. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency North Norfolk more like this
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Norman Lamb more like this
star this property uin 292158 more like this
unstar this property answer