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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Broadcasting Programmes more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their policy in relation to television programmes in the United Kingdom depicting rape as a form of torture. more like this
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Lord Carlile of Berriew more like this
star this property uin HL985 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
unstar this property answer text <p>Section 2.3 of Ofcom's broadcasting code states that: “…broadcasters must ensure that material which may cause offence is justified by the context…such material may include, but is not limited to, offensive language, violence, sex, sexual violence, humiliation, distress, violation of human dignity, discriminatory treatment or language (for example on the grounds of age, disability, gender, race, religion, beliefs and sexual orientation)”.</p><p>In respect of ‘adult sex material' – which contains images and/or language of a strong sexual nature, and which is broadcast primarily for the purposes of sexual arousal – this must not be broadcast at any time, other than on access-restricted services between 22.00 and 05.30. The most extreme material, equivalent to the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) R-18 rating must not be broadcast at any time.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL984 more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-07-17T14:21:14.8578946Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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1138
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Carlile of Berriew more like this
76618
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Neurofibromatosis more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to develop a national service framework for neurofibromatosis Type 1 sufferers. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL960 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-14more like thismore than 2014-07-14
unstar this property answer text <p>The number of people with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) in England is estimated to number 11,267. The condition can be mild in some patients, manifesting itself only in patches of skin discolouration and soft benign bumps under the skin (neurofibromas), but for others NF1 causes more serious complications, including a rare form of cancer, curvature of the spine and nerve problems caused by more invasive neurofibromas.</p><p> </p><p>Since 1 April 2013, NHS England has been responsible for securing high quality care for all patients with complex NF1 as part of its specialised commissioning responsibilities. NHS England's NF1 service specification clearly sets out what needs to be in place for providers to offer evidence-based, safe and effective care, ensuring equity of access to a nationally consistent, high quality service. Specialist care is delivered by two designated centres based in Manchester (Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) and London (Guys and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London) and these provide outreach support into other cities. The service is available to all patients with a suspected or confirmed diagnosis of NF1.</p><p> </p><p>The service specification can be viewed on the NHS England website at the following link:</p><p> </p><p>www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/b13-comp-neurofib-1.pdf.</p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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HL961 more like this
HL962 more like this
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less than 2014-07-14T16:18:37.8359721Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-14T16:18:37.8359721Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
76619
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Neurofibromatosis more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how they will ensure a co-ordinated response at local level for neurofibromatosis Type 1 sufferers. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL961 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 2014-07-14more like thismore than 2014-07-14
unstar this property answer text <p>The number of people with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) in England is estimated to number 11,267. The condition can be mild in some patients, manifesting itself only in patches of skin discolouration and soft benign bumps under the skin (neurofibromas), but for others NF1 causes more serious complications, including a rare form of cancer, curvature of the spine and nerve problems caused by more invasive neurofibromas.</p><p> </p><p>Since 1 April 2013, NHS England has been responsible for securing high quality care for all patients with complex NF1 as part of its specialised commissioning responsibilities. NHS England's NF1 service specification clearly sets out what needs to be in place for providers to offer evidence-based, safe and effective care, ensuring equity of access to a nationally consistent, high quality service. Specialist care is delivered by two designated centres based in Manchester (Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) and London (Guys and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London) and these provide outreach support into other cities. The service is available to all patients with a suspected or confirmed diagnosis of NF1.</p><p> </p><p>The service specification can be viewed on the NHS England website at the following link:</p><p> </p><p>www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/b13-comp-neurofib-1.pdf.</p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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HL960 more like this
HL962 more like this
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less than 2014-07-14T16:18:38.4851111Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-14T16:18:38.4851111Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
76620
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Neurofibromatosis more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the scale of neurofibromatosis Type 1 in the United Kingdom. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL962 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-14more like thismore than 2014-07-14
unstar this property answer text <p>The number of people with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) in England is estimated to number 11,267. The condition can be mild in some patients, manifesting itself only in patches of skin discolouration and soft benign bumps under the skin (neurofibromas), but for others NF1 causes more serious complications, including a rare form of cancer, curvature of the spine and nerve problems caused by more invasive neurofibromas.</p><p> </p><p>Since 1 April 2013, NHS England has been responsible for securing high quality care for all patients with complex NF1 as part of its specialised commissioning responsibilities. NHS England's NF1 service specification clearly sets out what needs to be in place for providers to offer evidence-based, safe and effective care, ensuring equity of access to a nationally consistent, high quality service. Specialist care is delivered by two designated centres based in Manchester (Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) and London (Guys and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London) and these provide outreach support into other cities. The service is available to all patients with a suspected or confirmed diagnosis of NF1.</p><p> </p><p>The service specification can be viewed on the NHS England website at the following link:</p><p> </p><p>www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/b13-comp-neurofib-1.pdf.</p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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HL960 more like this
HL961 more like this
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less than 2014-07-14T16:18:38.5632682Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-14T16:18:38.5632682Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
76615
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Disability Aids more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of producing internally at the Department of Health the report required under section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 on the quality of research into areas of innovative assistive technology and the adoption of such technology; and what measures they intend to take prevent a decrease in both research into and adoption of such technology. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL957 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
unstar this property answer text <p>Section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 sets out the following requirement:</p><p> </p><p><em>The Secretary of State shall as respects each year lay before Parliament a report on the progress made during that year in research and development work carried out by or on behalf of any Minister of the Crown in relation to equipment that might increase the range of activities and independence or well-being of disabled persons, and in particular such equipment that might improve the indoor and outdoor mobility of such persons.</em></p><p> </p><p>In recent years the report has been produced by the Foundation for Assistive Technology, and this contract expired in June 2014. The annual cost was £72,268 (figure for final year). The contract was funded by the Department's Policy Research Programme.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has to deliver change in a climate of continuing fiscal challenge and constraint on public spending, and the approach to reporting on assistive technology research and development is aligned with this. The Department does not therefore plan to invite tenders for production of Section 22 reports from 2014-15 and will produce future reports on a smaller scale and of sufficient quality to meet the statutory requirement. This will be done in-house at no additional cost.</p><p> </p><p>As the Government will continue to meet the statutory requirement, no formal consultation on Section 22 has been undertaken or planned.</p><p> </p><p>Reports produced under Section 22, together with other sources of information about Government-funded assistive technology research (including published outputs, project databases, trial registers, websites and other information published by research funders and organisations carrying out research) will continue to make information available that can be used to support the identification of innovation opportunities and the identification and adoption of technology.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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HL897 more like this
HL898 more like this
HL899 more like this
HL900 more like this
HL901 more like this
HL902 more like this
HL958 more like this
HL959 more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T11:49:08.3559414Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T11:49:08.3559414Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
76616
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Department of Health more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Disability Aids more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures they intend to take in order to ensure that the potential internal production of the report required under section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 will not lead to a reduction in the quality of the report. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL958 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
unstar this property answer text <p>Section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 sets out the following requirement:</p><p> </p><p><em>The Secretary of State shall as respects each year lay before Parliament a report on the progress made during that year in research and development work carried out by or on behalf of any Minister of the Crown in relation to equipment that might increase the range of activities and independence or well-being of disabled persons, and in particular such equipment that might improve the indoor and outdoor mobility of such persons.</em></p><p> </p><p>In recent years the report has been produced by the Foundation for Assistive Technology, and this contract expired in June 2014. The annual cost was £72,268 (figure for final year). The contract was funded by the Department's Policy Research Programme.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has to deliver change in a climate of continuing fiscal challenge and constraint on public spending, and the approach to reporting on assistive technology research and development is aligned with this. The Department does not therefore plan to invite tenders for production of Section 22 reports from 2014-15 and will produce future reports on a smaller scale and of sufficient quality to meet the statutory requirement. This will be done in-house at no additional cost.</p><p> </p><p>As the Government will continue to meet the statutory requirement, no formal consultation on Section 22 has been undertaken or planned.</p><p> </p><p>Reports produced under Section 22, together with other sources of information about Government-funded assistive technology research (including published outputs, project databases, trial registers, websites and other information published by research funders and organisations carrying out research) will continue to make information available that can be used to support the identification of innovation opportunities and the identification and adoption of technology.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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HL897 more like this
HL898 more like this
HL899 more like this
HL900 more like this
HL901 more like this
HL902 more like this
HL957 more like this
HL959 more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T11:49:08.455811Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T11:49:08.455811Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
76617
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Disability Aids more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the potential internal production of the report required under section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 on the identification of innovation opportunities, particularly for the manufacturing industry and small and medium-sized enterprises. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL959 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
unstar this property answer text <p>Section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 sets out the following requirement:</p><p> </p><p><em>The Secretary of State shall as respects each year lay before Parliament a report on the progress made during that year in research and development work carried out by or on behalf of any Minister of the Crown in relation to equipment that might increase the range of activities and independence or well-being of disabled persons, and in particular such equipment that might improve the indoor and outdoor mobility of such persons.</em></p><p> </p><p>In recent years the report has been produced by the Foundation for Assistive Technology, and this contract expired in June 2014. The annual cost was £72,268 (figure for final year). The contract was funded by the Department's Policy Research Programme.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has to deliver change in a climate of continuing fiscal challenge and constraint on public spending, and the approach to reporting on assistive technology research and development is aligned with this. The Department does not therefore plan to invite tenders for production of Section 22 reports from 2014-15 and will produce future reports on a smaller scale and of sufficient quality to meet the statutory requirement. This will be done in-house at no additional cost.</p><p> </p><p>As the Government will continue to meet the statutory requirement, no formal consultation on Section 22 has been undertaken or planned.</p><p> </p><p>Reports produced under Section 22, together with other sources of information about Government-funded assistive technology research (including published outputs, project databases, trial registers, websites and other information published by research funders and organisations carrying out research) will continue to make information available that can be used to support the identification of innovation opportunities and the identification and adoption of technology.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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HL897 more like this
HL898 more like this
HL899 more like this
HL900 more like this
HL901 more like this
HL902 more like this
HL957 more like this
HL958 more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T11:49:08.5797184Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T11:49:08.5797184Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
76681
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Procurement more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much and what proportion of (a) his Department's budget and (b) the budget of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minster was spent for activities which were contracted out in (a) 2009-10, (b) 2010-11, (c) 2011-12, (d) 2012-13 and (e) 2013-14; and how much and what proportion of his Department's budget he expects to be contracted out in 2014-15. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tooting more like this
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Sadiq Khan more like this
star this property uin 204983 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-16more like thismore than 2014-07-16
unstar this property answer text <p>My Department outsources with Bouygues, Fujitsu (contracts signed under the previous administration), with the mutual joint venture MyCSP (signed in 2012) and Shared Services Connected Limited (signed in 2013).</p><p>As breakdown by year is</p><p>9/10 £10,370,213</p><p>10/11 £12,567,173</p><p>11/12 £18,417,184</p><p>12/13 £54,189</p><p>13/14 £832,189</p><p>Departmental resource and capital budgets are published online.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Horsham more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Francis Maude more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 205224 more like this
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less than 2014-07-16T16:53:20.6084225Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-16T16:53:20.6084225Z
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115
star this property label Biography information for Lord Maude of Horsham more like this
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1577
unstar this property label Biography information for Sadiq Khan more like this
76880
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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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 Justice, for what reason the new electronic tagging system was not subject to a pilot before the decision to implement it was taken. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Mr Elfyn Llwyd more like this
star this property uin 204991 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
unstar this property answer text <p>The contracts have not yet been awarded. An announcement was made on 15<sup>th</sup> July.</p><p> </p><p>Yes we comply with the OJEU / EU procurement rules as well as cabinet office processes.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>The new electronic monitoring service has not been subject to a pilot as in the first instance we need to ensure continuity of service. However, there will be a significant period of testing and validation for the new system before introduction. There is also a robust programme of testing for the new tags themselves, and we will have to be satisfied that they meet our standards before they are introduced on the new platform. </strong></p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Electronic monitoring using GPS was piloted in three probation areas in 2004 to 2005 and the evaluation found qualitative evidence to show that it:</p><p>o acted as a deterrent because offenders thought they would be caught if they were to reoffend;</p><p>o was a constant reminder which prompted offenders to ‘think twice' when a criminal opportunity presented itself and gave them the spur they needed to walk away;</p><p>o provided offenders with renewed determination to get their lives back together after a period of incarceration; and</p><p>o was perceived by offenders to help stop wrongful identification for crimes they hadn't done.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
204814 more like this
204815 more like this
204816 more like this
204992 more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T13:21:18.5467436Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T13:21:18.5467436Z
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1496
star this property label Biography information for Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
star this property tabling member
549
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Elfyn Llwyd more like this
76895
star this property registered interest false more like this
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Electronic Tagging more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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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 Justice, whether the procurement process for the electronic tagging contract complied with Cabinet Office procedures on openness and transparency. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Mr Elfyn Llwyd more like this
star this property uin 204816 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 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
unstar this property answer text <p>The contracts have not yet been awarded. An announcement was made on 15<sup>th</sup> July.</p><p> </p><p>Yes we comply with the OJEU / EU procurement rules as well as cabinet office processes.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>The new electronic monitoring service has not been subject to a pilot as in the first instance we need to ensure continuity of service. However, there will be a significant period of testing and validation for the new system before introduction. There is also a robust programme of testing for the new tags themselves, and we will have to be satisfied that they meet our standards before they are introduced on the new platform. </strong></p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Electronic monitoring using GPS was piloted in three probation areas in 2004 to 2005 and the evaluation found qualitative evidence to show that it:</p><p>o acted as a deterrent because offenders thought they would be caught if they were to reoffend;</p><p>o was a constant reminder which prompted offenders to ‘think twice' when a criminal opportunity presented itself and gave them the spur they needed to walk away;</p><p>o provided offenders with renewed determination to get their lives back together after a period of incarceration; and</p><p>o was perceived by offenders to help stop wrongful identification for crimes they hadn't done.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
204814 more like this
204815 more like this
204991 more like this
204992 more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T13:21:18.4478165Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T13:21:18.4478165Z
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1496
star this property label Biography information for Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
star this property tabling member
549
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Elfyn Llwyd more like this