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star this property date less than 2017-07-13more like thismore than 2017-07-13
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how they intend to monitor the effectiveness of grants given to those charities that have a turnover of less than £250,000 per year. more like this
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Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-25more like thismore than 2017-07-25
star this property answer text <p>All grants managed by the Office for Civil Society are consistent with the Government Grants Minimum Standards, which provide guidance on effective grant monitoring. All payments to grantees are subject to the satisfactory and timely completion of monitoring reports that set out the use of funds to date as well as progress against pre-agreed milestones, outputs and outcomes.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2017-07-25T10:29:11.793Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-25T10:29:11.793Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top more like this
751125
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star this property date less than 2017-07-12more like thismore than 2017-07-12
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what (1) research they have commissioned, and (2) consultation they have undertaken, in relation to the role of library services in a digital age. more like this
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Lord Mawson more like this
star this property uin HL722 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-19more like thismore than 2017-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The Libraries Taskforce, jointly established by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and the Local Government Association, published Libraries Deliver: Ambition for Public Libraries in England 2016-2021 in December 2016. This strategy sets out 7 strategic Outcomes that libraries support, one of which is increasing digital access and literacy, and it highlights a range of initiatives through which libraries support digital skills, access, skills and related work. This document was produced following extensive consultation with the sector and stakeholders. The UK Digital Strategy also underlined the importance of libraries as a ‘go to provider’ for digital skills training.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL723 more like this
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less than 2017-07-19T15:23:16.4Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-19T15:23:16.4Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mawson more like this
751126
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star this property date less than 2017-07-12more like thismore than 2017-07-12
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the appropriateness of the provision of library services in a digital age. more like this
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Lord Mawson more like this
star this property uin HL723 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-19more like thismore than 2017-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The Libraries Taskforce, jointly established by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and the Local Government Association, published Libraries Deliver: Ambition for Public Libraries in England 2016-2021 in December 2016. This strategy sets out 7 strategic Outcomes that libraries support, one of which is increasing digital access and literacy, and it highlights a range of initiatives through which libraries support digital skills, access, skills and related work. This document was produced following extensive consultation with the sector and stakeholders. The UK Digital Strategy also underlined the importance of libraries as a ‘go to provider’ for digital skills training.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL722 more like this
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less than 2017-07-19T15:23:16.507Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-19T15:23:16.507Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mawson more like this
755115
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star this property date less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Sports Competitors: Free Movement of People more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the UK's withdrawal from the EU on the free movement of elite athletes. more like this
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Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury more like this
star this property uin HL1123 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-31more like thismore than 2017-07-31
star this property answer text <p>The Department recognises the importance of sport to the nation and within that the contribution of international talent, and the UK will seek to continue to attract the best of international talent across all sports. As the Government considers the options for a future immigration system we will also need to understand the potential impacts of any proposed changes in all parts of the UK. We will look to develop a system that works for all in consultation with all relevant sport stakeholders.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2017-07-31T13:55:42.127Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-31T13:55:42.127Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Entertainers: Free Movement of People more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the UK's withdrawal from the EU on the free movement of musicians and performers. more like this
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Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury more like this
star this property uin HL1124 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-26more like thismore than 2017-07-26
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has held a series of roundtables with the sector on the impacts and opportunities affecting the creative industries as a result of the UK’s exit from the EU, including representations from the music industry regarding touring musicians and crews. The Department remains committed to working closely with the music sector to ensure that its needs and views are understood.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL1125 more like this
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less than 2017-07-26T15:11:24.273Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-26T15:11:24.273Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury more like this
755192
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star this property date less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading BBC: Pay more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the value for money for licence fee payers of those BBC journalists paid over £650,000 per year. more like this
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Lord Truscott more like this
star this property uin HL1200 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-26more like thismore than 2017-07-26
star this property answer text <p>The public deserves to know how its licence fee is being spent, which is why the government required the BBC to publish the salary details of all BBC staff and talent paid over £150,000. This was published for the first time as part of the BBC 2016/17 annual report. The BBC is operationally and editorially independent from government, and the amount it pays its staff and talent is a matter for them. It is for licence fee payers to determine whether the BBC is value for money.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2017-07-26T13:18:17.373Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-26T13:18:17.373Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Truscott more like this
751124
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star this property date less than 2017-07-12more like thismore than 2017-07-12
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what direct investment they made into library services in 2016–17. more like this
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Lord Mawson more like this
star this property uin HL721 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-19more like thismore than 2017-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport invested £4 million in 2016-17 in the Arts Council managed Libraries: Opportunities for Everyone innovation fund. This supports innovative public library service projects that benefit disadvantaged people and places in England.</p><p> </p><p>DCMS also invested in dedicated support for library services exploring an alternative delivery model (such as a public service mutual). This involved commissioning a consortium of existing library mutuals to produce a toolkit for the Libraries Taskforce on Alternative Delivery Models; running two Masterclasses (one in London and one in York); and providing grants to support library services undertaking detailed options appraisals through access to specialist technical advice.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2017-07-19T15:22:22.403Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-19T15:22:22.403Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mawson more like this
752412
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star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have held with the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) regarding the fee structure for coaching courses and for the Level One coaching qualification for school-aged children; what assessment they have made of the impact of fees charged on participation by young people from (1) state, and (2) private schools; and whether they have advised the LTA to vary that fee structure according to which type of school a young person attends. more like this
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Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top more like this
star this property uin HL858 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-26more like thismore than 2017-07-26
star this property answer text <p>We want all young people, regardless of economic background, to be healthy and active, and playing tennis is a great way to achieve this. Coaching courses and participation fees are for sports to manage, but as set out in the government's sport strategy Sporting Future, we should ensure that opportunities to engage in sport and physical activity are as inclusive and accessible as possible</p><p> </p><p>Sport England published its new coaching plan “Coaching in an Active Nation: The Coaching Plan for England” earlier this year, setting out a key objective of making it easier to become a coach. An important part of that is reducing the costs of entry. Sport England has recently commissioned a review of the UK Coaching Certificate (UKCC) which will include looking at the issue of the increased cost of coaching qualifications.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2017-07-26T15:10:53.313Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-26T15:10:53.313Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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751128
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star this property date less than 2017-07-12more like thismore than 2017-07-12
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what evidence they have of partnerships being created between library services and other local and public sector services. more like this
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Lord Mawson more like this
star this property uin HL725 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-19more like thismore than 2017-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The Libraries Taskforce’s Libraries Deliver: Ambition for Public Libraries in England 2016 to 2021 strategy document, good practice toolkits and blogs contain a range of examples of partnerships between library services and other local and public sector services. This includes partnership arrangements between local authorities (such as procurement consortia), as well as service delivery partnerships with other council services (such as One Stop Shops), adult and community education, local colleges, job centres, post offices, Citizens Advice Bureau, tourist information, cultural and health organisations.</p><p> </p><p>A range of partners also work with library services to deliver services and activities in a consistent way across the country through the Society of Chief Librarians’ Universal Offers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2017-07-19T15:24:29.347Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-19T15:24:29.347Z
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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 date less than 2017-07-10more like thismore than 2017-07-10
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what is the percentage of premises reached by ultrafast broadband in the UK; and how that penetration compares with (1) Japan, (2) South Korea, (3) the US, (4) France, and (5) Germany. more like this
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Lord Birt more like this
star this property uin HL594 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-21more like thismore than 2017-07-21
star this property answer text <p>Ultrafast broadband - referring to speeds of 100 megabits per second and above - is currently available to around 52% of premises in the UK, according to thinkbroadband.com. Internationally, this compares to coverage in:</p><p><br> South Korea: 100%;</p><p><br> Japan: 98%;</p><p><br> USA: 68%;</p><p><br> Germany: 64%, and;</p><p><br> France: 28%.</p><p> </p><p>As well as growing ultrafast coverage the UK has the has the cheapest available fixed broadband services at superfast speeds compared to major European competitors. The UK’s average being quoted at £45 per month, compared to £68 per month in Italy, who were the most expensive.</p><p> </p><p>We are keen to support further investment in ultrafast services and facilitate the expansion of full fibre networks. This is why, at Autumn Statement 2016, we announced £1.1 billion to funding to boost the UK’s digital infrastructure.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2017-07-21T12:34:27.41Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-21T12:34:27.41Z
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