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Department for International Development more like this
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star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the implications of the Anti-Homosexuality Act in Uganda for the operation of UK aid in (a) the health sector and (b) other sectors in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Belfast East more like this
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Naomi Long more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The UK ended Budget Support to the Ugandan Government following concerns about corruption last year. Our development programme continues to support poverty reduction and growth in Uganda.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is providing £16.3 million over 4 years to support an improved HIV prevention response in Uganda, which will include provision for specifically targeting Most At Risk Populations (MARPS). We also provide support through the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria. We are working with other donors and the Ministry of Health in Uganda to assess the likely impact of this legislation.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
star this property answering member printed Lynne Featherstone more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Featherstone more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Naomi Long more like this
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Department for Education more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many times (a) he and (b) officials in his Department have visited schools in the areas of highest deprivation since May 2010; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Simon Kirby more like this
star this property uin 195371 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 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
star this property answer text <p>My Rt. hon Friend, the Secretary of State, has made a priority of visiting schools and colleges located in deprived areas. Almost two thirds of the schools and colleges the Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove, has visited since 2010, are located in the 50% most deprived areas of England according to the 2010 Index of Multiple Deprivation. This does not include political or constituency visits.</p><p> </p><p>It is not possible to say on how many occasions officials from the Department have visited schools in this group, as this information is not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Simon Kirby more like this
47022
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 18 March 2014, Official Report, column 533W, on wind power, where within his Department information on the energy capacity of schemes is held. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sunderland Central more like this
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Julie Elliott more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-29more like thismore than 2014-04-29
star this property answer text <p><br>[Holding Reply: Wednesday 9 April 2014]</p><p>The individual details of each appeal are submitted by the parties within a variety of documents, stored separately on the individual case files.</p><p>My Department does not analyse or keep running totals of the generation capacity of wind turbine appeals, and it would incur disproportionate cost to create such information retrospectively. The main consideration in wind turbine appeals is the potential impact of the development on the surrounding area.</p><p>Details on renewable energy projects are held on the Department of Energy and Climate Change's Planning Database at: <a href="https://restats.decc.gov.uk/cms/planning-database/" target="_blank">https://restats.decc.gov.uk/cms/planning-database/</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Keighley more like this
star this property answering member printed Kris Hopkins more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-04-29T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kris Hopkins more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Keighley more like this
star this property answering member printed Kris Hopkins more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kris Hopkins more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Julie Elliott more like this
47028
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what funds have been allocated to each local enterprise partnership area from (a) the Growing Places Fund and (b) other central government funding since March 2012. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chesterfield more like this
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Toby Perkins more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Central Government funding allocated to Local Enterprise Partnership programmes since March 2012 is set out in a table which has been deposited in the Library. This includes capacity funding for each Local Enterprise Partnership, Regional Growth Fund for programmes sponsored by Local Enterprise Partnerships and funding for Enterprise Zones which are sponsored by Local Enterprise Partnerships. No further Growing Places Fund has been allocated since March 2012.</p><p>All funding to Local Enterprise Partnerships goes through their accountable body (a nominated local authority) and so no funds are paid directly to Local Enterprise Partnerships.</p><p>I would observe that the north of England has received proportionately the most funding (per capita), followed by the Midlands, and then the south of England, reflecting the fact that we are supporting economic growth in all parts of the country, north and south, rural and urban, shire and city, but particularly those which were left behind under the last Administration.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p><em>Total government funding</em></p></td><td><p><em>Population</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North of England</p></td><td><p>£157.8 million</p></td><td><p>16,463,900</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Midlands</p></td><td><p>£90.5 million</p></td><td><p>12,903,800</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South of England</p></td><td><p>£106.9 million</p></td><td><p>28,966,600</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Keighley more like this
star this property answering member printed Kris Hopkins more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Kris Hopkins more like this
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star this property file name 2490 Perkins - Table.docx more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Toby Perkins more like this
47032
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will withdraw security assistance to Uganda following the ratification of the Anti-Homosexuality Act in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Belfast East more like this
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Naomi Long 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 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
star this property answer text <p>The Government has no plans to review or suspend our assistance, which is in the UK's security interests. Respect for human rights underpins all UK training and support for overseas security programmes.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rayleigh and Wickford more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Francois more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Francois more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Naomi Long more like this
47105
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Department for Transport more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions his Department has had with Brighton and Hove City Council on the condition of roads in that area; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Simon Kirby more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p /> <p>Officials at the Department for Transport discuss highways maintenance matters with local authorities as and when issues are raised with them. Brighton and Hove City Council also registered to attent the recent &quot;Gearing up for Efficient Highway Delivery and Funding from 2015 Roadshow&quot; where the Department sought views from the sector on the future of funding arrangements for highways maintenance and on improvements to the value for money of the local road network programme.</p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p>The Department for Transport provides capital funding to local highway authorities from the local maintenance highways maintenance capital block grant and over the four year period from 2011 Brighton and Hove City Council's allocation is £13.9 million.</p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p>The Department has also allocated additional highways maintenance funding to authorities to help repair roads damaged due to severe weather events. For Brighton and Hove City Council this includes £0.152 million in 2010/11, £0.412 million in March 2011 and more recently £0.295 million in March 2014.</p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p>A £200 million Pothole Fund was announced in the recent Budget. From this, £168 million is being made available to councils in England through a bidding exercise. Further details of the fund were made available on 24 April, and can be found at:</p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/pothole-fund-2014-to-2015-application" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/publications/pothole-fund-2014-to-2015-application</a>.</p><p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p>Any local authorities wishing to apply for a share of the funding are required to submit an application to the Department for Transport by 22 May 2014.</p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p />
star this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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47069
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his counterparts in Commonwealth governments regarding Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Act. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Belfast East more like this
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Naomi Long more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
star this property answer text <p>As I made clear to the House in the adjournment debate on this subject on 2 April, combating violence and discrimination against LGBT communities forms an integral part of our tireless efforts to protect and promote human rights internationally. We have raised our deep concern about the Anti-Homosexuality Act with the Government of Uganda at the highest levels. Since that debate, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my hon. Friend the Member for Boston and Skegness (Mr Simmonds) has raised the issue with the Ugandan Foreign Minister on 3 April.</p><p>Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Act runs counter to the Commonwealth's commitment to equality and respect without discrimination on any grounds. The Foreign Secretary wrote to the Secretary General of the Commonwealth on 1 March to ask him to work with us to review the worrying trend on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights in some Commonwealth member states. I discussed the issue with the Commonwealth Secretary-General on 19 March. We also use Commonwealth fora, such as the Commonwealth Law Ministers' meetings (CLMM), to raise concerns. Our High Commission in Kampala continues to discuss the issue with Commonwealth High Commissions.</p>
star this property answering member constituency East Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Hugo Swire more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Hugo Swire more like this
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Department for Transport more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent representations he has received from organisations representing pensioners on the start and end times of the National Concessionary Bus Travel Scheme; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Simon Kirby more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
star this property answer text <p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p>During the past twelve months we have received no representations on this subject from organisations representing pensioners.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Chancellor has committed to maintaining the statutory concession until the end of this Parliament, and we have no plans to amend its hours of validity.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Travel Concession Authorities have powers to implement discretionary enhancements to the statutory concession, including extending the hours of validity. The Department's annual concessionary travel survey monitors the availability of such discretionary concessions, and the most recent dataset can be found at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/bus08-concessionary-travel/" target="_blank">http://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/bus08-concessionary-travel/</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wimbledon more like this
star this property answering member printed Stephen Hammond more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Hammond more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Simon Kirby more like this