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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Teachers: Pensions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if her Department will provide funding for schools and colleges providing education for young people under the age of 19 to meet the additional costs arising from the (a) additional employer contribution as set out in the Teachers' Pensions (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 and (b) higher national insurance contributions which will be paid from 1 April 2016 as a result of the Pension Act 2014; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 211581 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 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Education is asking schools, like other employers across the public sector, to contribute more towards their employees’ pensions to ensure that the cost of public sector pension schemes do not fall unfairly on taxpayers. Our protection of the core schools budget in real terms means that schools are well-placed to cope with changes in their costs in 2015-16. The Department has also deferred the introduction of the increase to September 2015, giving schools an additional five months to plan how they will meet the additional pensions cost.</p><p>In addition, the Chancellor confirmed that the next spending review will take into account the cost to employers of the reforms to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme and the implications for National Insurance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-10-27T11:01:14.1320255Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-27T11:01:14.1320255Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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4243
star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
100360
star this property registered interest false more like this
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Education more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 20 October 2014 to Question 210122, what costs (a) have been and (b) will be incurred by her Department for the (i) design and (ii) editing of the British Armed Forces Learning Resource 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 211549 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 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Education has not incurred any costs for the design or editing of the British Armed Forces Learning Resource 2014.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T17:24:30.1839719Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T17:24:30.1839719Z
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1473
star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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4122
star this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
100363
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Primary Education: Teachers more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many (a) male and (b) female teachers there are in state primary schools; and if she will take steps to increase the number of male teachers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kettering more like this
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Mr Philip Hollobone more like this
star this property uin 211461 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 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
star this property answer text <p>The following table provides the full-time equivalent (FTE) number and proportion of male and female regular teachers in service (full-time head count of regular teachers and FTE of part-time regular teachers) in publicly funded primary schools in England, November 2010 to 2013.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Male</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Female</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total<sup>1</sup></strong></p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p>Number</p></td><td><p>%</p></td><td><p>Number</p></td><td><p>%</p></td><td><p>Number</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>27,200</p></td><td><p>14</p></td><td><p>169,000</p></td><td><p>86</p></td><td><p>196,300</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>28,100</p></td><td><p>14</p></td><td><p>171,000</p></td><td><p>86</p></td><td><p>199,300</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>29,200</p></td><td><p>14</p></td><td><p>174,700</p></td><td><p>86</p></td><td><p>204,200</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>30,600</p></td><td><p>15</p></td><td><p>179,200</p></td><td><p>85</p></td><td><p>209,900</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>1. Includes unspecified gender so will not equal the sum of the individual genders.</p><p>We value diversity in the workforce and want the best people in the classroom. The quality of teachers across the board is improving – the proportion of primary teachers with a 2:1 degree or better has increased from 62% in 2009/10 to 73% in 2013/14.</p><p>Nevertheless, we are keen to see more outstanding male teachers in primary schools and the trend is positive. The number of male teachers in primary schools has increased by 3,400 since 2010, whilst the proportion of male primary trainees starting programmes in 2013/14 is 21%, compared to 20% in 2012/13 and 19% in 2011/12. The proportion of male trainees starting School Direct (salaried) initial teacher training primary programmes is even higher at 28% in 2013/14, indicating that schools, when given the power to recruit their own trainees, are particularly successful in recruiting men.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-10-27T11:05:30.85671Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-27T11:05:30.85671Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Hollobone more like this
100313
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Working Tax Credit more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many non-UK citizens from (a) other EU countries and (b) the rest of the world are in receipt of working tax credit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Christchurch more like this
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Mr Christopher Chope more like this
star this property uin 211619 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 2014-11-10more like thismore than 2014-11-10
star this property answer text <p>This information is not available.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>I refer my hon. friend to the reply given on 1 May 2014, Official report, columns 799W-800W,</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201314/cmhansrd/cm140501/text/140501w0002.htm#14050155000316" target="_blank">http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201314/cmhansrd/cm140501/text/140501w0002.htm#14050155000316</a></p><p> </p><p>for the number of families claiming tax credits where, if claiming as a couple, at least one of the family members was recorded as being a non-UK national when they registered for a National Insurance number (NINO).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>These awards will include people who were recorded as being a non-UK national when they first registered for a NINO but now have UK nationality. The information cannot therefore be used to reliably determine the number of non-UK nationals in receipt of tax credits and was not intended to be used for that purpose.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2014-11-10T17:47:02.4187147Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-10T17:47:02.4187147Z
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star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Christopher Chope more like this
100314
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Universal Credit more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether his Department has approved (a) the strategic outline business case and (b) the full business case for universal credit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds West more like this
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Rachel Reeves more like this
star this property uin 211587 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p>I refer the hon member to the answer that I gave on 24 October to the hon member for South Down:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-questions-answers/?page=1&amp;max=20&amp;questiontype=AllQuestions&amp;house=commons%2clords&amp;uin=208391" target="_blank">http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-questions-answers/?page=1&amp;max=20&amp;questiontype=AllQuestions&amp;house=commons%2clords&amp;uin=208391</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2014-10-29T14:43:05.9638559Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T14:43:05.9638559Z
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4066
star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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4031
star this property label Biography information for Rachel Reeves more like this
100316
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Bank Services more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much his Department spent on bank transfer transactions for tax credits and tax refunds in the last financial year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Redcar more like this
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Ian Swales more like this
star this property uin 211413 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 2014-11-18more like thismore than 2014-11-18
star this property answer text <p>Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) includes information on bank charges in its annual report and accounts (Page 138 Other Administration Costs and Page 140 Programme Costs):</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/330670/HMRC-annual-report-2013-14.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/330670/HMRC-annual-report-2013-14.pdf</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-11-18T15:31:39.007Z
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star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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4045
star this property label Biography information for Ian Swales more like this
100523
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Welfare Tax Credits: Telephone Services more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will take steps to reduce waiting times experienced by (a) people on a low income and (b) other people using the HM Revenue and Customs tax credits helpline. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 211582 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p>HMRC is responsible for handling calls to the Tax Credits helpline but is unable to distinguish, at the point of contact with its telephone system, if a caller is on a low income or otherwise.</p><p> </p><p>To keep the cost of dealing with HMRC as low as possible, the department has made it cheaper to call in most cases by rolling out 03 telephone numbers and by introducing voice recognition technology to its telephone systems, this allows some customers to get the answer they need without waiting to speak to adviser.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC recognises that wait times across all lines of business are not where it, or its customers, would like them to be. Over the next few months HMRC will be migrating its existing telephone services to a new telephony platform. This will improve the way that the queuing systems work and over time, will lead to reduced wait times.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC is also looking at a number of initiatives to improve customer service and wait times. These include: greater flexible working across HMRC to improve its response to particular peaks in demand and is investing in online and digital services for the future, opening up a wider variety of channels.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2014-11-03T14:50:04.3108469Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T14:50:04.3108469Z
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4066
star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
100526
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Jobseeker's Allowance Sanctions Independent Review more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reasons the terms of reference for Matthew Oakley's review of jobseeker's allowance sanctions omitted sanctions for employment and support allowance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Yardley more like this
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John Hemming more like this
star this property uin 211634 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p /> <p>The Jobseekers (Back to Work Schemes) Act 2013, required the Secretary of State to appoint an independent person to prepare a report on the operation of sanctions validated by the legislation. The terms of reference reflect this requirement.</p><p>However, the Government Response to the Oakley Review goes wider than the terms of reference. For example, we are reviewing all claimant communications and sanctions processes, not only for those Jobseekers Allowance claimants who come under the remit of the Report, but all JSA claimants and also all Employment Support Allowance claimants.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-10-29T14:49:03.8815563Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T14:49:03.8815563Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for John Hemming more like this
100529
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Jobseeker's Allowance: Disqualification more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants of jobseeker's allowance in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North East and (d) the UK who have disputed the sanction of their benefit in each of the last five years have had their sanction overturned after they were reconsidered or successful appeals were made. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Jarrow more like this
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Mr Stephen Hepburn more like this
star this property uin 211522 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 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p /> <p>This information is published and can be found at:</p><p><a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/</a></p><p> </p><p>Guidance for users is available at:</p><p><a href="https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Stat-Xplore_User_Guide.htm" target="_blank">https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Stat-Xplore_User_Guide.htm</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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211523 more like this
211524 more like this
211525 more like this
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less than 2014-10-29T16:58:03.815201Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T16:58:03.815201Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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520
star this property label Biography information for Mr Stephen Hepburn more like this
100530
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Jobseeker's Allowance: Disqualification more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants of jobseeker's allowance in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North East and (d) the UK who have disputed the sanction of their benefit in each of the last five years have had their sanction overturned following appeal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Jarrow more like this
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Mr Stephen Hepburn more like this
star this property uin 211523 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 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p>This information is published and can be found at:</p><p><a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/</a></p><p> </p><p>Guidance for users is available at:</p><p><a href="https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Stat-Xplore_User_Guide.htm" target="_blank">https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Stat-Xplore_User_Guide.htm</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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211522 more like this
211524 more like this
211525 more like this
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less than 2014-10-29T16:58:03.910373Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T16:58:03.910373Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Stephen Hepburn more like this