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star this property date less than 2017-02-22more like thismore than 2017-02-22
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Appointments: Equality more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what policies and practices they advocate to encourage boardroom diversity and equality; what advice and encouragement they have given on diversity and equality to Channel 4; and to what effect. more like this
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Lord Ouseley remove filter
star this property uin HL5546 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-03-08more like thismore than 2017-03-08
star this property answer text <p>The Cabinet Office Centre for Public Appointments, which works across Whitehall, as well as with the private sector and different stakeholder groups, has modernised recruitment practices and attracted a more diverse field of candidates from an ever-wider range of social and professional backgrounds by:</p><p> </p><p>· Placing an emphasis on ability, rather than prior experience, ensuring key roles in public bodies are open to those with skills required</p><p> </p><p>· Increasing awareness of public appointments through a central online advertising website, events and social media</p><p> </p><p>· Simplifying the application process to just require a CV and cover letter</p><p> </p><p>· Assessing every job advert to ensure they are fit for purpose and are open to a wider number of applicants to ensure a diverse pool of candidates.</p><p> </p><p>In 2013 the Government published its strategy for Increasing Diversity in Public Appointments. The Cabinet Office will be publishing an update to this strategy later this year.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Buscombe more like this
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less than 2017-03-08T12:13:22.55Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-08T12:13:22.55Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Buscombe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ouseley more like this
576316
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star this property date less than 2016-09-05more like thismore than 2016-09-05
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Voluntary Work: Young People more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what purpose is served by the National Citizen Service; who benefits from its provision; and what diversity data is available relating to that service. more like this
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Lord Ouseley remove filter
star this property uin HL1556 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-09-16more like thismore than 2016-09-16
star this property answer text <p>NCS was created to help build a more responsible, more cohesive, more engaged society. The government is committed to providing a place on NCS for every young person who wants one.</p><p> </p><p>Social mix is at the core of National Citizen Service and all young people, regardless of background, are supported to take part in the programme.</p><p> </p><p>In 2014, 17% of NCS participants were eligible for free school meals, compared with around 8% of young people of the same age in the general population.</p><p> </p><p>The national picture of NCS shows that young people from disadvantaged and minority ethnic backgrounds are well represented. The latest evaluation showed that 30% of NCS participants were from Black, Mixed or Asian backgrounds compared with 19% of the general population.</p><p> </p><p>The 2014 evaluation demonstrates that NCS graduates are more confident leaders and decision-makers. 7 in 10 NCS graduates felt more confident about getting a job, and more than 9 in 10 graduates felt NCS helped them develop useful skills for the future. Data from the summer 2014 programme showed that participants who were eligible for free school meals generally showed larger increases in personal resilience than others.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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less than 2016-09-16T12:02:31.657Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-16T12:02:31.657Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ouseley more like this
576315
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star this property date less than 2016-09-05more like thismore than 2016-09-05
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Youth Services more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many youth service staff posts have been removed since 2010 and what assessment have they made of the affect of the reduced provision for young people. more like this
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Lord Ouseley remove filter
star this property uin HL1555 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 2016-09-16more like thismore than 2016-09-16
star this property answer text <p>It is the responsibility of local authorities to decide how to allocate funding for youth services and as part of this, youth service staff posts, according to local need. There is an existing statutory duty on local authorities through Education Act 2006 (Section 507B) to secure, as far as is practicable, sufficient services and activities to improve the wellbeing of young people. Individual local authorities would be best placed to advise on any changes there have been to the number of youth service staff posts in their local area.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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less than 2016-09-16T11:01:40.13Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-16T11:01:40.13Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ouseley more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-09-05more like thismore than 2016-09-05
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Youth Centres: Closures more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many youth centres have been closed since 2010 and what assessment they have made of the impact of those closures on young people. more like this
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Lord Ouseley remove filter
star this property uin HL1554 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 2016-09-16more like thismore than 2016-09-16
star this property answer text <p>It is the responsibility of local authorities to decide how to allocate funding for youth services, according to local need. Individual local authorities would be best placed to advise on any changes there have been to the number of youth centres in their local area.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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less than 2016-09-16T11:01:14.177Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-16T11:01:14.177Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ouseley more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-04-05more like thismore than 2017-04-05
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Channel Four Television: Public Appointments more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Ashton of Hyde on 4 April (HL6217 and HL6218), whether the female candidate who was not approved for appointment by the Secretary of State failed to meet the skills and experience set out in the advertised job descriptions. more like this
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Lord Ouseley remove filter
star this property uin HL6668 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 2017-04-20more like thismore than 2017-04-20
star this property answer text <p>Non-executive members of the Channel 4 Corporation board are appointed by Ofcom with the approval of the Secretary of State. The selection panel are responsible for interviewing candidates and identifying those who are appointable. Ofcom advertised for four vacancies for candidates with specific sector skills and experience and the Secretary of State approved the four candidates on the basis that they best met the skills and experience set out in the advertised job descriptions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2017-04-20T15:25:34.71Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-20T15:25:34.71Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ouseley more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-03-21more like thismore than 2017-03-21
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Channel Four Television: Public Appointments more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ashton of Hyde on 21 March (HL5834), whether the reason why the female candidate who was not approved for appointment by the Secretary of State was that the Department for Culture, Media and Sport targets of 50 per cent and 10 per cent for female and BAME candidates, respectively, had already been exceeded, that the female candidate was from a minority ethnic background, whereas the successful four men appointed were not, or for some other reason. more like this
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Lord Ouseley remove filter
star this property uin HL6218 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 2017-04-04more like thismore than 2017-04-04
star this property answer text <p>Non-executive members of the Channel 4 Corporation board are appointed by Ofcom with the approval of the Secretary of State. Ofcom advertised for four vacancies for candidates with specific sector skills and experience. The Secretary of State approved the four candidates on the basis that they met the skills and experience set out in the advertised job descriptions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL6217 more like this
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less than 2017-04-04T11:35:30.38Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-04T11:35:30.38Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ouseley more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-03-21more like thismore than 2017-03-21
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Channel Four Television: Public Appointments more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ashton of Hyde on 21 March (HL5834), whether the female candidate who was not approved for appointment by the Secretary of State failed to meet the skills and experience set out in the advertised job descriptions; and if so, whether they have determined that Ofcom was wrong to recommend her as suitably qualified to be appointed. more like this
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Lord Ouseley remove filter
star this property uin HL6217 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 2017-04-04more like thismore than 2017-04-04
star this property answer text <p>Non-executive members of the Channel 4 Corporation board are appointed by Ofcom with the approval of the Secretary of State. Ofcom advertised for four vacancies for candidates with specific sector skills and experience. The Secretary of State approved the four candidates on the basis that they met the skills and experience set out in the advertised job descriptions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL6218 more like this
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less than 2017-04-04T11:35:30.3Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-04T11:35:30.3Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ouseley more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-03-06more like thismore than 2017-03-06
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Staff more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ashton of Hyde on 2 March (HL5547), how many (1) female candidates, and (2) candidates from a BAME background, were appointed to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport in the first three quarters of 2016–17; and what are the proportions of (a) women, (b) BAME people, and (c) people with disabilities, employed by those parts of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport covered by its Departmental Plan. more like this
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Lord Ouseley remove filter
star this property uin HL5835 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 2017-03-21more like thismore than 2017-03-21
star this property answer text <p>From 1st April 2016 to 31st December 2016, there were 131 new starters in the department. Of these:</p><p> </p><ol><li>65 were female</li></ol><p> </p><ol start="2"><li>13 were from a BAME background*</li></ol><p> </p><p>On 1st February 2017, the proportion of people actively declaring as each of the following protected characteristics was:</p><p> </p><p>a) Female: 51%</p><p> </p><p>b) BAME: 13%</p><p> </p><p>c) Disabled: 5%</p><p> </p><p>The figures above include permanent and fixed term employees as well as loans/secondments in to the department and employees on paid maternity leave.</p><p> </p><p>* It should be noted that among the 131 new starters there is an ethnicity declaration rate of 47%. That is, of the 61 DCMS starters who have actively declared their ethnicity, 13 were from a BAME background.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2017-03-21T12:32:13.01Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-21T12:32:13.01Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ouseley more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-03-06more like thismore than 2017-03-06
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Channel Four Television: Public Appointments more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ashton of Hyde on 2 March (HL5545), whether the female candidate did not meet the skills and experience set out in the advertised job descriptions; and what account the Secretary of State took of her gender and ethnic background. more like this
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Lord Ouseley remove filter
star this property uin HL5834 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 2017-03-21more like thismore than 2017-03-21
star this property answer text <p>Ofcom advertised for four vacancies for candidates with specific sector skills and experience. The Secretary of State approved the four candidates on the basis that they met the skills and experience set out the advertised job descriptions. The government is committed to ensuring diversity within public appointments. The Cabinet Office aspiration is for 50% of new appointments made by each Government Department to go to female candidates, and 10% to candidates from a BAME background. This target is also contained within the DCMS Departmental Plan, and, in the first three quarters of 2016/17, 56% of new DCMS appointments went to women and 16% to BAME candidates.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2017-03-21T12:31:25.863Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-21T12:31:25.863Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ouseley more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-02-22more like thismore than 2017-02-22
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Appointments: Equality more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what evidence they have to determine progress on the implementation of policies and practices to achieve diversity of representation on the boards of organisations supported by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, with particular reference to black and minority ethnic women and disabled people's membership. more like this
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Lord Ouseley remove filter
star this property uin HL5547 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 2017-03-02more like thismore than 2017-03-02
star this property answer text <p>The government is committed to ensuring diversity within public appointments. The Cabinet Office aspiration is for 50% of new appointments made by each Government Department to go to female candidates, and 10% to candidates from a BAME background. This target is also contained within the DCMS Departmental Plan, and, in the first three quarters of 2016/17, 56% of new DCMS appointments went to women and 16% to BAME candidates.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2017-03-02T16:55:45.36Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-02T16:55:45.36Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ouseley more like this