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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office remove filter
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Minimum Wage more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the number of people earning less than (a) £7.70 per hour and (b) £8.21 per hour. more like this
tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
uin 261121 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
answer text <p>The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Torbay more like this
answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-11T11:02:55.267Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:02:55.267Z
answering member
4451
label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
attachment
1
file name PQ261121.pdf more like this
title UKSA Response more like this
tabling member
1409
label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
1130524
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office remove filter
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the number of non-UK EU citizens living in the UK who were unable to register to vote in the European parliamentary elections in (a) Slough (b) the UK. more like this
tabling member constituency Slough more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
uin 261299 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
answer text <p>Cabinet Office does not hold information on the number of non-UK EU citizens, resident in<br>the UK, who do or do not register to vote in European Parliamentary elections</p><p>Estimates of the number of eligible people on the registers for electoral events are<br>published by the Electoral Commission following each poll, but have not previously<br>included a breakdown of the numbers of EU citizens eligible to vote. These reports are<br>available online at: www.electoralcommission.org.uk.</p><p>Each Electoral Registration Officer maintains a register for their own local area. Some<br>headline registration statistics by area are collated and published annually by the Office for<br>National Statistics, however, this does not include a breakdown of the numbers of EU<br>citizens registered to vote. The total number of UK local government electors – which<br>includes EU citizens – in the year to December 2018 was 47.8 million</p><p>The latest bulletin is available at:<br>www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/elections/electoralregistration.</p>
answering member constituency Torbay more like this
answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-11T11:04:12.91Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:04:12.91Z
answering member
4451
label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
tabling member
4638
label Biography information for Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
1129676
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office remove filter
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment the Government has made of the UK’s compliance with Article 20 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union on the right to vote in the recent EU parliamentary elections. more like this
tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
tabling member printed
Ben Lake more like this
uin 260094 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
answer text <p>Legislation has been in place since 1994 which ensures that the UK is in compliance with<br>its European Union obligations regarding EU citizens’ right to vote in European<br>Parliamentary elections whilst resident in the UK</p><p>The Government took all the legal steps necessary to prepare for the European<br>Parliamentary elections and put in place all the legislative and funding elements to enable<br>Returning Officers to make their preparations required for the polls.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Torbay more like this
answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-11T11:16:20.61Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:16:20.61Z
answering member
4451
label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
tabling member
4630
label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
1129677
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office remove filter
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what guidance was issued to the Government by the Electoral Commission on the time required to ensure (a) EU citizens living in the UK and (b) UK citizens living in the EU would be able to vote in the EU parliamentary elections; and on what date his Department received that advice. more like this
tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
tabling member printed
Ben Lake more like this
uin 260095 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
answer text <p>Government officials worked closely with Returning Officers and the Electoral Commission and other agencies such as the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives (SOLACE) and the Association of Electoral Administrators (AEA) to support the smooth running of the polls on 23 May.</p><p> </p><p>Electoral Registration Officers (EROs) are under a statutory duty to ensure people who are eligible to vote in elections have the opportunity to do so. For the recent European Parliamentary elections that included making sure relevant citizens of the EU who are resident in the UK and registered to vote in local elections were made aware they needed to complete a voter registration and declaration form (commonly referred to as a UC1 or EC6 form) in order to enable them to vote.</p><p> </p><p>On 5 April, the Electoral Commission published guidance for local returning officers and EROs on the upcoming European parliamentary elections. This guidance reminded EROs to prepare and issue UC1 forms to EU citizens on the electoral register. It also encouraged EROs to agree plans and timings for postal vote despatch, including plans on how to prioritise the despatch of overseas votes. Overseas voters include UK eligible citizens living in the EU.</p><p> </p>
answering member constituency Torbay more like this
answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-11T11:15:30.753Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:15:30.753Z
answering member
4451
label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
tabling member
4630
label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
1129678
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office remove filter
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment his Department made of the capacity of local authorities to ensure EU citizens living in the UK were able to vote in the UK at the recent EU parliamentary elections. more like this
tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
tabling member printed
Ben Lake more like this
uin 260096 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
answer text <p>Registration for elections is a matter for Electoral Registration Officers (EROs). The<br>Electoral Commission provides guidance and advice to EROs and is responsible for<br>monitoring their performance.</p><p>The Electoral Commission supported EROs in the discharge of this function. It issued guidance on<br>the 4th April which recommended that EROs should identify EU citizens who are on the local<br>government register and send them a declaration form and supporting information explaining how<br>they can declare their intent to vote in these elections in the UK should they wish to.</p><p>The Government worked with local authority elections staff<br>including EROs and Returning Officers and with the Electoral Commission and other<br>agencies such as the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives (SOLACE) and the<br>Association of Electoral Administrators (AEA) to support the smooth running of the polls.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Torbay more like this
answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-11T11:14:42.05Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:14:42.05Z
answering member
4451
label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
tabling member
4630
label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
1129105
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office remove filter
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Civil Servants: North West more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what proportion of civil service jobs are in the North West region. more like this
tabling member constituency Leigh more like this
tabling member printed
Jo Platt more like this
uin 259456 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
answer text <p>This information is published at the following link: https://www.ons.gov.uk/employmentandlabourmarket/peopleinwork/publicsectorpersonnel/</p><p>datasets/civilservicestatistics</p> more like this
answering member constituency Hertsmere more like this
answering member printed Oliver Dowden more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-11T11:20:40.597Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:20:40.597Z
answering member
4441
label Biography information for Oliver Dowden more like this
tabling member
4673
label Biography information for Jo Platt more like this
1129230
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office remove filter
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Post Office: Contracts more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what contracts to provide services Government departments have with Post Office Ltd; and when each of those contracts expires; and what plans the Government has to (a) renew and (b) extend those contracts. more like this
tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
tabling member printed
Marion Fellows more like this
uin 259290 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
answer text <p>This information is not centrally held as each department is responsible for its own procurement.</p><p> </p><p>Records of Government contracts above £10,000 in central government and £25,000 in the wider public sector are published on Contracts Finder: <a href="https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Search" target="_blank">https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Search</a></p> more like this
answering member constituency Hertsmere more like this
answering member printed Oliver Dowden more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-11T11:23:45.977Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:23:45.977Z
answering member
4441
label Biography information for Oliver Dowden more like this
tabling member
4440
label Biography information for Marion Fellows more like this
1129231
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office remove filter
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Post Office: Contracts more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what contracts Departments have had with the Post Office Ltd that (a) expired permanently and (b) expired and were awarded to a different bidder in each of the last three years. more like this
tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
tabling member printed
Marion Fellows more like this
uin 259291 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
answer text <p>This information is not centrally held as each department is responsible for its own procurement.</p><p> </p><p>Records of Government contracts above £10,000 in central government and £25,000 in the wider public sector are published on Contracts Finder: <a href="https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Search" target="_blank">https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Search</a></p> more like this
answering member constituency Hertsmere more like this
answering member printed Oliver Dowden more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-11T11:23:59.1Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:23:59.1Z
answering member
4441
label Biography information for Oliver Dowden more like this
tabling member
4440
label Biography information for Marion Fellows more like this
1129347
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office remove filter
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Civil Servants: Recruitment more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what proportion of Civil Service Fast Stream entrants were privately educated in each of the last five years. more like this
tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
tabling member printed
Chi Onwurah more like this
uin 259209 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
answer text <p><strong> </strong>Fast Stream and Early Talent are committed to removing barriers to the success of diverse talent at the entry stage and beyond. The programmes are crucial pipelines for leadership roles, and our aim is to expand representation to match the relevant eligible populations and ensure we deliver on making Civil Service leadership reflective of the society it serves.</p><p>Below is the information we hold from the years 2013-2018 on the proportion of Civil Service Fast Stream entrants that were privately educated.</p><p> </p><p>This data shows the proportion of successful candidates who were privately educated where the data is available.</p><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Independently educated, UK</p></td><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>2017</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>23.50%</p></td><td><p>23%</p></td><td><p>25.20%</p></td><td><p>28.60%</p></td><td><p>n/a*</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Independently educated, UK and overseas</p></td><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>30.4%**</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>*Data from 2017 is missing due to information being stored on two different systems in that year which we cannot access.</p><p>** In 2018 school type was classified differently with overseas figures included.</p>
answering member constituency Hertsmere more like this
answering member printed Oliver Dowden more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-11T11:28:02.847Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:28:02.847Z
answering member
4441
label Biography information for Oliver Dowden more like this
tabling member
4124
label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1129397
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office remove filter
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Procurement more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether he has made a recent assessment of the merits of (a) life-cycle costing and (b) best price-quality ratio in relation to public procurement. more like this
tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Kevan Jones more like this
uin 259078 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
answer text <p>UK public procurement policy is to award contracts on the basis of value for money, which means the optimal combination of cost and quality over the lifetime of the project. Public sector procurers are required to assess value for money from the perspective of the contracting authority, using criteria linked to the subject matter of the contract, including compliance with the published specification</p><p><br>Decisions on whether to outsource any particular service are made on a case by case basis according to Treasury guidance and the Outsourcing Playbook. This guidance aims to ensure government makes well evidenced assessments when deciding whether to outsource a public service and helps government and industry work better together to deliver high quality public services.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Hertsmere more like this
answering member printed Oliver Dowden more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-11T11:18:29.927Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:18:29.927Z
answering member
4441
label Biography information for Oliver Dowden more like this
tabling member
1438
label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this