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star this property date less than 2015-06-29more like thismore than 2015-06-29
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities remove filter
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star this property hansard heading Equality 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, what steps she is taking to implement the conclusions of the Equality Strategy - Building a Fairer Britain, published in December 2010, particularly those in Section 3 of that strategy involving the devolution of power to local authorities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Clacton remove filter
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Mr Douglas Carswell more like this
star this property uin 4684 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-06more like thismore than 2015-07-06
star this property answer text <p>A progress report on the Equality Strategy was published on 22 May 2012. In relation to Section 3 of that strategy, the Department for Communities and Local Government is undertaking a number of initiatives in support of this aim. These include the Delivering Differently in Neighbourhoods programme, which is providing 24 local authorities with grants to redesign services so that they are delivered at neighbourhood level, and the Our Place programme, which is putting the local community at the heart of decision making by bringing together local councillors, public servants, businesses and the community to revolutionise the way the neighbourhood works.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2015-07-06T16:20:31.953Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-06T16:20:31.953Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Douglas Carswell more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-05-22more like thismore than 2018-05-22
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities remove filter
star this property hansard heading Females: Voting Rights more like this
star this property house id 1 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, pursuant to the Answer of 29 January 2018 to Question 124453, what further plans there are to celebrate the centenary of women being allowed to vote. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Clacton remove filter
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Giles Watling more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-24more like thismore than 2018-05-24
star this property answer text <p>The government’s £5 million suffrage centenary fund supports a whole range of projects throughout 2018.</p><p> </p><p>In December 2017, the Women’s Votes Centenary Grant Scheme opened and has funded 94 projects awarding around £750,000, including in Essex. More information regarding the application process and criteria can be found online: <a href="http://www.womensvotecentenaryfund.co.uk" target="_blank">www.womensvotecentenaryfund.co.uk</a></p><p> </p><p>April 24th marked the unveiling of the first female statue in Parliament Square, honouring leading suffragist Millicent Fawcett. The funding for the statue came from the £5 million centenary fund.</p><p> </p><p>Projects are ongoing in the seven centenary towns and cities that received a share of £1.2 million from the fund- Bolton, Bristol, Leeds, Leicester, London, Manchester and Nottingham.</p><p> </p><p>The fund has contributed to PROCESSIONS, a public artwork by Artichoke and 1418Now who are working with a range of collaborators. On 10 June, the procession will see crowds of people dressed in green, white and violet moving as a live suffragette flag through the streets of the four capital cities.</p><p> </p><p>More information on future events across the country can be found on the events hub here: <a href="https://celebratingvotesforwomen.campaign.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://celebratingvotesforwomen.campaign.gov.uk/</a></p><p> </p><p>The Centenary fund is supporting a suite of education projects to increase young people's knowledge of UK democracy and its importance, and increase their democratic participation.</p><p>The remainder of the £5m will fund projects including:</p><ul><li>A programme to help develop the leadership potential of young women</li><li>The closing ceremony for the 3-month festival of The Great Exhibition of the North, which will commemorate the centenary and encourage more women to participate in politics</li></ul>
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-05-24T15:19:39.027Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Giles Watling more like this