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HM Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Financial Services: Technology more like this
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department has taken to boost the growth of the financial technology industry. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-25more like thismore than 2015-03-25
star this property answer text <p>As part of our long term economic plan, the Government is committed to supporting the continued growth of the Financial Technology (FinTech) sector. The Government has taken a number of steps to achieve this, including:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><ul><li><p>Creating a new Payments Systems Regulator (PSR), which will ensure that smaller banks and alternative providers of finance – including FinTechs – can access payment systems in a fair and transparent way, and thereby contributing to a fairer and more competitive payments industry. The PSR will open its doors on 1 April this year.</p><p> </p></li><li><p>Committing to additional funding of £100m to the British Business Bank’s Investment Programme – including funding for FinTech.</p><p> </p></li><li><p>Launching the GO-Science’s Blackett Review on FinTech Futures, which looks ahead 10 years to the future and identify what the technologies, enablers and barriers are that will shape the future of the UK FinTech sector.</p><p> </p></li></ul><p> </p><ul><li><p>Naming the big banks that will have to share credit data, and refer on SMEs they reject for finance – helping alternative finance providers, including FinTech firms, to lend more effectively;</p></li></ul><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><ul><li><p>Supporting the development of the peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding market: consulting on ISA eligibility for crowdfunded debt securities; announcing we will review EU regulations standing in the way of P2P institutional lending; and creating a bespoke regulatory framework for P2P.</p><p> </p></li></ul><p> </p><p>Most recently at budget 2015, we announced a further package of measures to build on the government’s wide-reaching programme of reform to drive competition in banking and FinTech, including announcing that:</p><p> </p><ul><li><p>The Government intends to apply anti-money laundering regulation to digital currency exchanges in the UK, launch a new research initiative into digital currency technology, with £10 million additional funding, and work with the British Standards Institution and the digital currency industry to develop voluntary standards for consumer protection.</p><p> </p></li><li><p>Gocompare will launch the first personal current account comparison tool making use of customers’ bank midata releases on 26 March 2015.</p><p> </p></li><li><p>The Government will work with the banks and FinTech firms to develop an open API (Application Programming Interface) standard for banks, by the end of the year.</p></li></ul><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><ul><li><p>the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) ‘Project Innovate’ will work with HMT and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) to investigate the feasibility of developing a regulatory ‘sandbox’ for financial services innovators</p><p> </p></li><li><p>Innovate Finance has agreed to deliver its FinTech regional strategy through a series of local partnerships; the first partnership has already been established in Leeds, and further partnerships will be established in Manchester and Edinburgh by April, and in Newcastle, Bristol and other centres before the end of the year.</p></li></ul><p> </p>
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 2015-03-25T11:07:37.593Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-25T11:07:37.593Z
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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 Adam Afriyie more like this
224467
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star 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 Brain Cancer: Drugs more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps the Government has taken to improve brain cancer patients' access to cancer drugs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
unstar this property uin 225805 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-09more like thismore than 2015-03-09
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to ensuring that patients have access to effective treatments, including those for brain cancers, on terms that represent value to the National Health Service and the taxpayer.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is the independent body responsible for providing advice to the NHS on the clinical and cost-effectiveness of health technologies. NICE has recommended the following drugs for brain cancers as treatment options, subject to certain clinical criteria, in its technology appraisal guidance published in June 2007:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>- temozolomide (Temodal) for the treatment of newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme (GBM); and</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>- carmustine (Gliadel) implants, for the treatment of newly diagnosed high-grade glioma.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>NHS commissioners are legally required to fund treatments recommended by NICE technology appraisal guidance.</p><p> </p><p><em> </em></p><p> </p><p>Where a drug to treat brain cancer is not routinely available on the NHS, patients may be able to access it through the Cancer Drugs Fund. Bevacizumab (Avastin) is available for the third line treatment of low grade paediatric gliomas through the Fund.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>We are also commissioning an external review of the pathways for the development, assessment, and adoption of innovative medicines and medical technology. This review will consider how to speed up access for NHS patients to cost-effective new diagnostics, medicines and devices.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Mid Norfolk more like this
unstar this property answering member printed George Freeman more like this
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less than 2015-03-09T12:44:29.193Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-09T12:44:29.193Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
224511
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading M67: Fly Tipping 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, when the embankments of the M67 in Denton were last assessed for fly tipping. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Denton and Reddish more like this
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Andrew Gwynne more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-09more like thismore than 2015-03-09
star this property answer text <p>The slip roads and main carriageway of the M67 Motorway at Denton were last inspected on 28 February and 1 March, respectively. These inspections included an assessment of the embankments, where no evidence of fly tipping was found.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Holland and The Deepings more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr John Hayes more like this
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less than 2015-03-09T14:24:56.59Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-09T14:24:56.59Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir John Hayes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Gwynne more like this
224515
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Motorways: Fly-tipping more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what his Department's policy is on the removal of fly-tipping from motorway embankments. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Denton and Reddish more like this
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Andrew Gwynne more like this
unstar this property uin 225869 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-09more like thismore than 2015-03-09
star this property answer text <p>The Highways Agency complies with the Environmental Protection Act 1990. This is supplemented by the Code of Practice on Litter and Refuse (2006). Paragraph 5.4 defines refuse, including fly tipped waste.</p><p> </p><p>The Agency’s mandatory technical requirements adhere to the Code of Practice which applies a grading for refuse, and specifies standards of cleanliness and response times.</p><p> </p><p>Any required restoration measures take place within the required timescales, in accordance with the Code of Practice. It specifies 14 days for slip road carriageways, their hard shoulders, verges and embankments. It specifies 28 days (or as soon as is reasonably practicable) for main line carriageways, their central reserves, hard shoulders, verges and embankments.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Holland and The Deepings more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr John Hayes more like this
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less than 2015-03-09T14:30:24.803Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-09T14:30:24.803Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir John Hayes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Gwynne more like this
224516
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading M60: M67 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if his Department will make an assessment of progress on the M60/M67 interchange pinch point work. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Denton and Reddish more like this
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Andrew Gwynne more like this
unstar this property uin 225870 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-09more like thismore than 2015-03-09
star this property answer text <p>This scheme is now substantially complete in that all road layout changes are in place with the associated benefits for drivers now realised. Landscaping works around the junction will be undertaken later this month.</p><p> </p><p>During the course of the works there has been a constant assessment of progress by means of weekly collaboration and planning meetings held between the Highways Agency and its maintenance contractor’s project delivery team.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Holland and The Deepings more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr John Hayes more like this
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less than 2015-03-09T16:20:36.637Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-09T16:20:36.637Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir John Hayes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Gwynne more like this
224517
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading M60 and M67 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when the carriageway, hard shoulder, slip roads, embankments and central reservations of the M67 and M60 will next be cleaned of litter and fly tipping. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Denton and Reddish more like this
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Andrew Gwynne more like this
unstar this property uin 225871 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 2015-03-09more like thismore than 2015-03-09
star this property answer text <p>An inspection is currently ongoing with the condition of all areas of the motorway, including the embankments, being assessed. This assessment will apply a grading for both litter and refuse found in accordance with the Code of Practice which supplements the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and which specifies standards of cleanliness and response times.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Any restoration measures are required to take place within timescales that accord with the Code of Practice. It specifies 14 days for slip road carriageways, their hard shoulders, verges and embankments. It specifies 28 days (or as soon as is reasonably practicable) for main line carriageways, their central reserves, hard shoulders, verges and embankments.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Holland and The Deepings more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr John Hayes more like this
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less than 2015-03-09T14:45:26.54Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-09T14:45:26.54Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir John Hayes more like this
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224518
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading M67: Fly-tipping more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will arrange for the flytipping and litter on the embankments of the M67 in Denton to be removed. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Denton and Reddish more like this
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Andrew Gwynne more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-09more like thismore than 2015-03-09
star this property answer text <p><strong> </strong></p><p>The recent litter inspections of the embankments did not find any fly tipping. The subsequent inspection is currently ongoing with the condition of all areas of the motorway, including the embankments, being assessed. This assessment applies a grading for both litter and refuse in accordance with a Code of Practice, which supplements the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and which specifies standards of cleanliness and response times.</p><p> </p><p>Any restoration measures are required to take place within timescales that accord with the Code of Practice. It specifies 14 days for slip road carriageways, their hard shoulders, verges and embankments. It specifies 28 days (or as soon as is reasonably practicable) for main line carriageways, their central reserves, hard shoulders, verges and embankments.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Holland and The Deepings more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr John Hayes more like this
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less than 2015-03-09T16:24:17.25Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-09T16:24:17.25Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir John Hayes more like this
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224480
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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 Muslim Brotherhood more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the extent of links between the Muslim Brotherhood and people who have been arrested in the UK under anti-terrorism legislation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-05more like thismore than 2015-03-05
star this property answer text <p>Last year, the Prime Minister commissioned a review into the philosophy, <br>activities, impact and influence of the Muslim Brotherhood, both in the UK and <br>overseas. The review is internal and work is underway to consider the resulting <br>policy options. We expect to comment publicly about its conclusions in <br>due course.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 225947 more like this
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less than 2015-03-05T16:14:11.273Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-05T16:14:11.273Z
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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 Andrew Rosindell more like this
224481
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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 Muslim Brotherhood more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment she has made of the extent of the presence of the Muslim Brotherhood in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-05more like thismore than 2015-03-05
star this property answer text <p>Last year, the Prime Minister commissioned a review into the philosophy, <br>activities, impact and influence of the Muslim Brotherhood, both in the UK and <br>overseas. The review is internal and work is underway to consider the resulting <br>policy options. We expect to comment publicly about its conclusions in <br>due course.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 225948 more like this
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less than 2015-03-05T16:14:11.16Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-05T16:14:11.16Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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1447
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
224482
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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 Terrorism more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to ensure that people who have been suspected of planning to commit terrorist attacks are appropriately monitored. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
unstar this property uin 225949 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-06more like thismore than 2015-03-06
star this property answer text <p>This Government has taken significant steps to keep this country safe. Funding <br>for the Security and intelligence agencies has increased in cash terms by 5% <br>compared to 2010 (from £2 billion to £2.1 billion). We spend £564 million <br>annually on CT policing. And on 25 November 2014, Prime Minister announced<br>£130 million of new money through to the end of the next financial year to monitor<br>and disrupt terrorists.<br><br>The Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015, which received Royal Assent last <br>month, improved law enforcement agencies’ ability to identify who is <br>responsible for sending a communication on the internet or accessing an <br>internet communications service.</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 2015-03-06T14:08:08.417Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-06T14:08:08.417Z
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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 Andrew Rosindell more like this