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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-11-01more like thismore than 2019-11-01
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Scotland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 2 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Scotland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
star this property hansard heading Scotland Office: Honours 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 Scotland, 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
star this property tabling member constituency Feltham and Heston more like this
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Seema Malhotra more like this
star this property uin 8607 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 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 <a href="http://gov.uk/" target="_blank">GOV.UK</a> as is a breakdown of ethnicities of recipients is published on the Ethnicity Facts and Figures website at: <br> <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>Information on ages is not correlated with other diversity factors. We also publish the proportion of honours by independent committee on GOV.UK. The numbers of honours recipients in the Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland are very small and vary from year to year. Releasing the requested data would identify the individuals and they have given permission for their data to be used for statistical purposes only.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Dumfries and Galloway more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Alister Jack more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T12:46:56.86Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T12:46:56.86Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Alister Jack more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Seema Malhotra more like this
1167370
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-30more like thismore than 2019-10-30
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Scotland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 2 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Scotland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
star this property hansard heading Scotland Office: Digital Technology more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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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 Scotland, who is responsible for digitisation in his Department; and what mechanisms the person with responsibility for digitisation uses to champion digitisation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Norfolk more like this
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Norman Lamb more like this
star this property uin 7671 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 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>The Office does not have a dedicated member of staff wholly responsible for digitisation. The Office works closely with the Government Digital Service (GDS) to make a wide range of digital information available to the public through gov.uk and the <a href="http://www.deliveringforscotland.gov.uk" target="_blank">www.deliveringforscotland.gov.uk</a> microsite also provides clear digital routes to many key public services provided by the Government.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Dumfries and Galloway more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Alister Jack more like this
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less than 2019-11-04T09:37:48.44Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T09:37:48.44Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Alister Jack more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
1167026
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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Scotland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 2 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Scotland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
star this property hansard heading Scotland Office: International Men's Day more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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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 Scotland, what plans his Department has to mark International Men's Day on 19 November 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
star this property uin 7105 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 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>The Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland has no particular plans in place at this time to mark International Men’s Day on 19 November 2019.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Dumfries and Galloway more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Alister Jack more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T12:33:05.813Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T12:33:05.813Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Alister Jack more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
1156381
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-25more like thismore than 2019-10-25
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Scotland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 2 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Scotland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
star this property hansard heading Invergarry-Kyle of Lochalsh Trunk Road (A87) Extension (Skye Bridge Crossing) Toll Order (Variation) Order 1999 more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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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 Scotland, what records his office holds on the creation of the assignation statement for the Invergarry-Kyle of Lochalsh Trunk Road (A87) Extension (Skye Bridge Crossing) Toll Order 1999. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh North and Leith more like this
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Deidre Brock more like this
star this property uin 5449 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 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
star this property answer text <p>The Skye Bridge Crossing is not a reserved matter under the Scotland Act 1998. Extant records on the Skye Bridge tolls, whether pre-devolution or post-devolution, are therefore held by the Scottish Government or the National Records of Scotland.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Dumfries and Galloway more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Alister Jack more like this
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less than 2019-10-31T11:49:44.85Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-31T11:49:44.85Z
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4619
star this property label Biography information for Mr Alister Jack more like this
star this property tabling member
4417
unstar this property label Biography information for Deidre Brock more like this
1156382
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-25more like thismore than 2019-10-25
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Scotland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 2 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Scotland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
star this property hansard heading Whisky: Scotland 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 Scotland, what assessment he has made of (a) trends in the level of investment in the Scotch Whisky industry and (b) the effect of that investment on the UK economy in the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Angus more like this
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Kirstene Hair more like this
star this property uin 5476 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 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
star this property answer text <p>Scotland's Whisky industry plays a vital role in both the UK and Scottish economy.</p><p> </p><p>The Scotch Whisky industry invested more than £500 million in capital projects over the last five years and for every £100 of added value the industry produces, another £45 is generated in the broader economy. Overall, this industry is estimated to have contributed £5.5 billion to the UK economy in GVA in 2018. This is a 10% increase when compared to the industry's GVA in 2016.</p><p> </p><p>The industry continues to support 42,000 jobs across the UK. This includes 10,500 directly in Scotland, and 7,000 in rural communities. Globally, a record high of over £4.7 billion of Scotch Whisky was exported in 2018 to around 180 countries.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Dumfries and Galloway more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Alister Jack more like this
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less than 2019-10-31T11:53:02.583Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-31T11:53:02.583Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Alister Jack more like this
star this property tabling member
4675
unstar this property label Biography information for Kirstene Hair more like this
1156383
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-25more like thismore than 2019-10-25
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Scotland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 2 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Scotland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
star this property hansard heading Whisky: Scotland more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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 Scotland, what assessment he has made of the contribution of the Scotch Whisky industry to tourism in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Angus more like this
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Kirstene Hair more like this
star this property uin 5477 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 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
star this property answer text <p>The Scotch Whisky industry is strategically important to the economy of Scotland.</p><p> </p><p>As a result of continued industry investments, Scotch Whisky tourism saw record numbers of visitors in 2018. Over 2 million tourists from over 20 different countries visited Scotch Whisky distilleries for the first time. Also, spending at visitor centres was up by 12.2% to £68.3m - additional £7.4m compared with 2017, and 154% more than in 2010.</p><p> </p><p>Collectively, Scotch Whisky distilleries remain the third most visited attraction in Scotland.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Dumfries and Galloway more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Alister Jack more like this
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less than 2019-10-31T11:51:54.163Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-31T11:51:54.163Z
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4619
star this property label Biography information for Mr Alister Jack more like this
star this property tabling member
4675
unstar this property label Biography information for Kirstene Hair more like this
1151962
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
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Scotland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 2 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Scotland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
star this property hansard heading Scotland Office: Living Wage more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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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 Scotland, 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
star 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 4419 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 2019-10-28more like thismore than 2019-10-28
star this property answer text <p>No staff working for the Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland based in London are paid less than the London Living Wage.</p><p>The Government Property Agency is responsible for all contractors that service the department’s London building. Information on those contractor rates of pay is not held by the Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Dumfries and Galloway more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Alister Jack more like this
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less than 2019-10-28T17:34:54.68Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-28T17:34:54.68Z
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4619
star this property label Biography information for Mr Alister Jack more like this
star this property tabling member
4520
unstar this property label Biography information for Matthew Pennycook more like this
1150882
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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Scotland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 2 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Scotland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
star this property hansard heading Scotland Office: Public Appointments more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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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 Scotland, which public appointments he is responsible for. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 2673 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 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
star this property answer text <p>The public appointments that the Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland is responsible for making are set out in the Schedule to the Public Appointments Order in Council 2019:</p><p><a href="https://publicappointments.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Public-Appointments-Order-In-Council.pdf" target="_blank">https://publicappointments.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Public-Appointments-Order-In-Council.pdf</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Dumfries and Galloway more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Alister Jack more like this
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less than 2019-10-29T11:07:43.557Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-29T11:07:43.557Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Alister Jack more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
1150942
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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Scotland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 2 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Scotland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
star this property hansard heading Scotland Office: Islam more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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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 Scotland, 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
star this property tabling member constituency Bradford West more like this
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Naz Shah more like this
star this property uin 2793 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 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
star this property answer text <p>The Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland does not employ staff directly. All staff that join do so on an assignment, loan or secondment from other government bodies, principally the Ministry of Justice and the Scottish Government, who remain the employers.</p><p>Detailed information in relation to the ethnicity of staff is not held by the Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland; this information is held by the parent employers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Dumfries and Galloway more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Alister Jack more like this
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less than 2019-10-24T14:08:52.063Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-24T14:08:52.063Z
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4619
star this property label Biography information for Mr Alister Jack more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Naz Shah more like this
1150982
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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Scotland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 2 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Scotland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
star this property hansard heading Food Banks: Scotland more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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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 Scotland, whether he plans to visit a food bank in November 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
David Linden more like this
star this property uin 2922 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 2019-10-25more like thismore than 2019-10-25
star this property answer text <p>I currently have no plans to visit a food bank in my capacity as Secretary of State for Scotland in November 2019.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Dumfries and Galloway more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Alister Jack more like this
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less than 2019-10-25T09:10:44.997Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-25T09:10:44.997Z
unstar this property answering member
4619
star this property label Biography information for Mr Alister Jack more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for David Linden more like this