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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
star this property hansard heading Welfare Tax Credits 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much was overpaid in child and working tax credit because of error by officials in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland, (c) England, (d) Wales and (e) Northern Ireland in each of the last four years for which records are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Airdrie and Shotts more like this
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Pamela Nash 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 2015-01-08more like thismore than 2015-01-08
star this property answer text <p><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMRC" target="_blank">HMRC</a> tax credit overpayment figures are available in the Finalised Child and Working Tax Credits statistics annual award supplement on payments located here:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/statistics/fin-main-stats/cwtc-awards-sup.xls" target="_blank">http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/statistics/fin-main-stats/cwtc-awards-sup.xls</a> on the ‘Main Aggregates’ table. HMRC total tax credit expenditure figures are available in the Finalised Child and Working Tax Credits statistics located here:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/statistics/fin-main-stats/cwtc-awards.xls" target="_blank">http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/statistics/fin-main-stats/cwtc-awards.xls</a> in Table 1.1.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
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less than 2015-01-08T11:52:49.777Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-08T11:52:49.777Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Pamela Nash more like this
170836
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star 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 Voting Rights: Young People 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 examination they are giving to granting 16 and 17 year-olds votes in United Kingdom elections in the event of the Scottish Government reducing the voting age in Scotland to 16. more like this
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Lord Scriven more like this
star this property uin HL3783 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 2015-01-07more like thismore than 2015-01-07
star this property answer text <p>There is no consensus within Government on the question of lowering the voting age for Westminster elections and therefore no plans to do so in this Parliament. However the Government welcomes the ongoing discussions and debates on this issue.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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less than 2015-01-07T14:05:44.38Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-07T14:05:44.38Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Scriven more like this
170789
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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
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Fraud 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 Work and Pensions, how many instances of fraud have been recorded in the universal credit programme since April 2013. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 218946 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 2015-01-05more like thismore than 2015-01-05
star this property answer text <p>Officials are currently working on defining what Universal Credit official statistics will be published in the future. We are recording any instances of fraud on UC but these figures are not yet available.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2015-01-05T17:51:30.827Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
170643
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading USA 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 Defence, if he will place in the Library a copy of his Department's document entitled Combined Seapower: A Shared Vision for Royal Navy-United States Cooperation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Moray more like this
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Angus Robertson more like this
star this property uin 219040 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 2015-01-06more like thismore than 2015-01-06
star this property answer text <p>The strategy document &quot;Combined Seapower: A Shared Vision for Royal Navy-United States Navy Cooperation&quot; was signed by the First Sea Lord and the United States' Chief of Naval Operations on 10 December 2014. A copy of this document will be placed in the Library of the House.</p><p> </p><p>This vision ensures that, building on the strong relationships and joint cooperation already in place, our Navies will continue to maintain a balanced mix of capabilities and activities to complement one another's mutual priorities, and will be able to exploit beneficial options for co-operation and interoperability.</p><p> </p><p>UK pilots are already training with their American counterparts to maintain our capability for carrier strike and, as the UK's capability comes on line, the framework will allow both Navies to capitalise on the opportunities presented for combined US-UK carrier operations.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rayleigh and Wickford more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Mark Francois more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 219041 more like this
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less than 2015-01-06T17:09:29.427Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-06T17:09:29.427Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Francois more like this
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star this property file name 20141210-Combined_Seapower_A_Shared_Vision_for_Royal_Navy-United_States_Navy_Cooperation.pdf more like this
star this property title Combined Seapower more like this
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1433
unstar this property label Biography information for Angus Robertson more like this
170644
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading USA 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 Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to his Department's document Combined Seapower: A Shared Vision for Royal Navy-United States Cooperation, how the Royal Navy and the United States Navy will conduct (a) combined aircraft carrier operations and (b) force and capability planning. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Moray more like this
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Angus Robertson more like this
star this property uin 219041 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 2015-01-06more like thismore than 2015-01-06
star this property answer text <p>The strategy document &quot;Combined Seapower: A Shared Vision for Royal Navy-United States Navy Cooperation&quot; was signed by the First Sea Lord and the United States' Chief of Naval Operations on 10 December 2014. A copy of this document will be placed in the Library of the House.</p><p> </p><p>This vision ensures that, building on the strong relationships and joint cooperation already in place, our Navies will continue to maintain a balanced mix of capabilities and activities to complement one another's mutual priorities, and will be able to exploit beneficial options for co-operation and interoperability.</p><p> </p><p>UK pilots are already training with their American counterparts to maintain our capability for carrier strike and, as the UK's capability comes on line, the framework will allow both Navies to capitalise on the opportunities presented for combined US-UK carrier operations.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rayleigh and Wickford more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Mark Francois more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 219040 more like this
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less than 2015-01-06T17:09:29.63Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-06T17:09:29.63Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Francois more like this
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star this property file name 20141210-Combined_Seapower_A_Shared_Vision_for_Royal_Navy-United_States_Navy_Cooperation.pdf more like this
star this property title Combined Seapower more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Angus Robertson more like this
170750
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading USA 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 Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether any officials of her Department, British officials acting on behalf of the Government, or British diplomats in the US requested that the US Senate Committee on Intelligence redact any part of its report on the US Central Intelligence Agency's Detention and Interrogation Program that potentially could compromise UK national security interests. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Paul Flynn more like this
star this property uin 219033 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 2015-01-06more like thismore than 2015-01-06
star this property answer text <p>The US authorities provided our Security and Intelligence Agencies with limited sight of some sections of the executive summary prior to its publication.<br><br>Our Agencies highlighted a small number of issues in the proposed text where changes would be necessary solely to protect UK national security and intelligence operations. None of these redactions related to allegations of UK <br>involvement in detainee mistreatment.<br><br>I am advised that we did not lobby, at any level, to have information removed or redacted in relation to UK involvement in rendition or mistreatment of detainees. The UK government did not receive a copy of the report before publication</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
unstar this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2015-01-06T14:56:27.057Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-06T14:56:27.057Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Flynn more like this
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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
star this property hansard heading Travellers: Caravan Sites 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 Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment the Department has made of the prevalence of the use of pre-emptive injunctions to protect land from unauthorised encampments. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 219045 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 2015-01-06more like thismore than 2015-01-06
star this property answer text <p>The Government is concerned about the cost and disruption that can be caused by unauthorised encampments. In August 2013, we sent all council leaders in England updated guidance <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dealing-with-illegal-and-unauthorised-encampments-a-summary-of-available-powers" target="_blank">(https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dealing-with-illegal-and-unauthorised-encampments-a-summary-of-available-powers</a>) reminding them to act swiftly and setting out the strong powers councils and landowners have to deal with illegal and unauthorised encampments, including the use of pre-emptive injunctions. There are concerns about reports that, at times, the police and local authorities, have not been willing to use powers available to them. The Department will therefore be looking to have discussions with Ministerial colleagues to look at what more we can do to help councils and the police deal effectively with unauthorised encampments.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 219043 more like this
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less than 2015-01-06T17:27:52.88Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-06T17:27:52.88Z
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4009
star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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4006
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
170765
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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
star this property hansard heading Travellers: Caravan Sites 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 Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what guidance his Department issues to local authorities to ensure they understand their powers to remove unauthorised encampments. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 219043 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 2015-01-06more like thismore than 2015-01-06
star this property answer text <p>The Government is concerned about the cost and disruption that can be caused by unauthorised encampments. In August 2013, we sent all council leaders in England updated guidance <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dealing-with-illegal-and-unauthorised-encampments-a-summary-of-available-powers" target="_blank">(https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dealing-with-illegal-and-unauthorised-encampments-a-summary-of-available-powers</a>) reminding them to act swiftly and setting out the strong powers councils and landowners have to deal with illegal and unauthorised encampments, including the use of pre-emptive injunctions. There are concerns about reports that, at times, the police and local authorities, have not been willing to use powers available to them. The Department will therefore be looking to have discussions with Ministerial colleagues to look at what more we can do to help councils and the police deal effectively with unauthorised encampments.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 219045 more like this
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less than 2015-01-06T17:27:52.753Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-06T17:27:52.753Z
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4009
star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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4006
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
170748
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Temporary Exclusion Orders 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 Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many UK nationals she estimates are overseas and would potentially be subject to temporary exclusion orders. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
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Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
star this property uin 219056 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 2015-01-06more like thismore than 2015-01-06
star this property answer text <p>More than 500 individuals of interest to the police and security services have travelled from the UK to Syria and the region since the start of the conflict. <br><br>The temporary exclusion power will be just one of a number of tools available for managing the threat posed by such individuals. The Secretary of State will be able to impose an order if she reasonably suspect that an individual is or <br>has been involved in terrorism-related activity while outside the UK, and considers that such an order is an appropriate tool to manage the threat he or she poses to the UK.<br><br>For operational security reasons, I cannot comment specifically on how many individuals might be subject to temporary exclusion orders. This will be a discretionary power which will be considered for use on a case by case basis.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
unstar this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2015-01-06T14:53:59.627Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-06T14:53:59.627Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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1409
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
170773
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star 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 Temporary Employment 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 Secretary of State for Justice, how much his Department has spent on clerical agency staff in each month since July 2014. 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 218950 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 2015-01-06more like thismore than 2015-01-06
star this property answer text <p /> <p>Since April 2010 we have cut our overall spend on temporary staff by £35.5m. We only use temporary staff to fill business-critical posts and essential frontline services where they can provide a fast, flexible and efficient way to obtain necessary skills that are not currently available in-house. We will continue to examine our use of contractors and look for further reductions.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>In responding to each question we have utilised data provided by our contracted supplier of temporary clerical staff.</p><p> </p><p>1) The following amounts (exclusive of VAT) have been spent on clerical agency staff across -</p><p> </p><p>July 2014 - £3,421,108.62 (5 week period)</p><p>August 2014 - £2,711,052.38 (4 week period)</p><p>September 2014 - £2,946,902.62 (4 week period)</p><p>October 2014 - £4,060,595.46 (5 week period)</p><p>November 2014 - £3,082,356.77 (4 week period)</p><p> </p><p>2) The following number of clerical agency staff have been utilised –</p><p> </p><p>July 2014 - 2117 (Actual)</p><p>August 2014 - 2129 (Actual)</p><p>September 2014 - 2271 (Actual)</p><p>October 2014 - 2509 (Actual)</p><p>November 2014 - 2257 (Actual)</p>
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 219185 more like this
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less than 2015-01-06T17:23:33.373Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-06T17:23:33.373Z
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1496
star this property label Biography information for Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sadiq Khan more like this