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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Office for Product Safety and Standards more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much funding was allocated to the Office for Product Safety and Standards; and how many staff were employed in that organisation in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Salford and Eccles more like this
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Rebecca Long Bailey remove filter
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
unstar this property answer text <p>This information can be derived from the BEIS Main and Supplementary Supply Estimates and the BEIS Annual Report and Accounts which are publicly available at the following:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gov.uk%2Fgovernment%2Fcollections%2Fhmt-main-estimates&amp;data=02%7C01%7Cfinance.foipq%40beis.gov.uk%7C5eb90949f40743afdf1808d7611d4862%7Ccbac700502c143ebb497e6492d1b2dd8%7C0%7C0%7C637084650701124548&amp;sdata=l1g1c6QWv6%2BhXFfGO9xUXrQBYx%2Bnh3Np4MhvlZMGhr4%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/hmt-main-estimates</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gov.uk%2Fgovernment%2Fpublications%2Fbeis-annual-report-and-accounts-2018-to-2019&amp;data=02%7C01%7Cfinance.foipq%40beis.gov.uk%7C5eb90949f40743afdf1808d7611d4862%7Ccbac700502c143ebb497e6492d1b2dd8%7C0%7C0%7C637084650701124548&amp;sdata=saIyeoRJe7npFIdo8YrMHJ76axjTG%2F87r7s53ZoW0IQ%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/beis-annual-report-and-accounts-2018-to-2019</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gov.uk%2Fgovernment%2Fpublications%2Fbeis-annual-report-and-accounts-2017-to-2018&amp;data=02%7C01%7Cfinance.foipq%40beis.gov.uk%7C5eb90949f40743afdf1808d7611d4862%7Ccbac700502c143ebb497e6492d1b2dd8%7C0%7C0%7C637084650701134542&amp;sdata=lkyNshhhBnsFTTDqOBwREh1RsXDzeFTAEoHb6tBP3Qg%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/beis-annual-report-and-accounts-2017-to-2018</a></p><p> </p><p>The OPSS was formed in January 2018 and its funding up to 31 March 2018 is not separately identifiable.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T14:19:15.593Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T14:19:15.593Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Rebecca Long Bailey more like this
1167144
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Consumers: Protection more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary for State of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the cost to the public purse was of all departmental and non-departmental public body spending on (a) consumer protection, (b) product safety and (c) consumer enforcement from 2010 to 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Salford and Eccles more like this
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Rebecca Long Bailey remove filter
star this property uin 7166 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
unstar this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to ensuring consumers know and can exercise their rights and that there is an effective system to enforce them when things go wrong. Protecting public safety is a priority for this government and stringent legislation is in place which requires manufacturers to place only safe products on the market. The Office for Product Safety and Standards was set up in January 2018 to provide leadership on product safety issues.</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year £M)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Consumer <strong>[i]</strong>Advice</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Consumer Advocacy<strong>[ii]</strong></strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Enforcement<strong>[iii]</strong></strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Product Safety</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>1.4</p></td><td><p>4.9</p></td><td><p>7.8</p></td><td rowspan="6"><p>N/A</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>8.5</p></td><td><p>3.9</p></td><td><p>8.7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>15.8</p></td><td><p>2.7</p></td><td><p>4.7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>10.8</p></td><td><p>3.7</p></td><td><p>14.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>10.4</p></td><td><p>4.2</p></td><td><p>14.9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>11.0</p></td><td><p>4.2</p></td><td><p>14.7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>10.6</p></td><td><p>3.7</p></td><td><p>14.4</p></td><td><p>0.67</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>9.7</p></td><td><p>3.6</p></td><td><p>14.3</p></td><td><p>1.15</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19</p></td><td><p>9.5</p></td><td><p>3.6</p></td><td><p>14.2</p></td><td><p>8.46</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>It has not been possible within the timeframe to identify robust information on BEIS expenditure on product safety prior to 2016-17.</p><p> </p><p>[i] Telephone and online advice for consumers on general consumer issues. Increase in 2012-13 includes £5m in transition costs moving the service from Consumer Direct to the Citizens Advice consumer service.</p><p>[ii] Provision of general consumer advocacy only</p><p>[iii] 2010-11 and 2011-12 represents BEIS funding for specific enforcement projects such as Scambusters, Illegal Money Lending, Ports and Borders prior to the establishment of National Trading Standards and Trading Standards Scotland in April 2012 to deliver national and cross-border enforcement.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T14:25:44.907Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T14:25:44.907Z
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star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Rebecca Long Bailey more like this
1167145
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Consumers: Protection more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the cost to the public purse has been of all departmental and non-departmental public body spending on (a) consumer protection, (b) product safety and (c) consumer enforcement to prepare for the UK leaving the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Salford and Eccles more like this
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Rebecca Long Bailey remove filter
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
unstar this property answer text <p>BEIS has allocated a total of £4.7m to Citizens Advice (including proportionate provision for Citizens Advice Scotland) to review and update advice provided across the advice spectrum, including consumer, to assist with EU exit. We have also allocated £0.4m to the Chartered Trading Standards Institute to update advice for businesses on consumer rights and training for Trading Standards Officers.</p><p> </p><p>On product safety, BEIS has spent a total of £3.1m in 2017/18 and 2018/19 to enable the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) to prepare for EU exit.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T14:25:51.347Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T14:25:51.347Z
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star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Rebecca Long Bailey more like this