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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
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many NHS Trusts achieved Improving Quality in Physiological Services accreditation for their paediatric audiology service in each of the last five financial years. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL889 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
star this property answer text <p>The Improving Quality in Physiological Services (IQIPS) accreditation scheme is run by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The process of accreditation provides an independent assessment that a service meets the accreditation standards.</p><p> </p><p>It is the responsibility of the service to ensure that they conform to the standard before application to UKAS for accreditation. There is a pre-registration process within the scheme that enables all services to be able to do an effective gap analysis so that they should be at a point of conforming to the standard on making an application to UKAS. If during an assessment mandatory findings are raised which show non-conformity to any part of the standard then the service agrees appropriate improvement actions with the UKAS team to rectify these and prevent re-occurrence.</p><p> </p><p>The UKAS team base their recommendation for accreditation on the findings raised relating to the conformity to the standard, risk and whether the agreed improvement actions are appropriate and can be achieved within a three month close-out period. Therefore any findings raised must be cleared by the organisation if a positive recommendation for accreditation is to be granted.</p><p> </p><p>In <em>Commissioning Services for People with Hearing Loss: A framework for clinical commissioning groups</em>, published in July 2016, NHS England strongly encourages clinical commissioning groups to expect providers to have completed the IQIPS self-assessment tool and applied for accreditation with UKAS, and achieve accreditation within the duration of their contract.</p><p> </p><p>UKAS are supporting the NHS England business objective to increase the use of accreditation, and information about those services which have achieved accreditation is not held by the Department or NHS England, but is publicly available on the UKAS website.</p><p> </p><p>Information on clinical contracts is not held centrally by NHS England.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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HL887 more like this
HL890 more like this
HL891 more like this
HL979 more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T14:50:43.703Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T14:50:43.703Z
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4330
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
752444
star this property registered interest false more like this
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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 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 Her Majesty's Government how many contracts for Specialist Audiology Services used by children, and commissioned directly by NHS England, were signed in the financial years (1) 2015-16, and (2) 2016-17. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL890 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 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
star this property answer text <p>The Improving Quality in Physiological Services (IQIPS) accreditation scheme is run by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The process of accreditation provides an independent assessment that a service meets the accreditation standards.</p><p> </p><p>It is the responsibility of the service to ensure that they conform to the standard before application to UKAS for accreditation. There is a pre-registration process within the scheme that enables all services to be able to do an effective gap analysis so that they should be at a point of conforming to the standard on making an application to UKAS. If during an assessment mandatory findings are raised which show non-conformity to any part of the standard then the service agrees appropriate improvement actions with the UKAS team to rectify these and prevent re-occurrence.</p><p> </p><p>The UKAS team base their recommendation for accreditation on the findings raised relating to the conformity to the standard, risk and whether the agreed improvement actions are appropriate and can be achieved within a three month close-out period. Therefore any findings raised must be cleared by the organisation if a positive recommendation for accreditation is to be granted.</p><p> </p><p>In <em>Commissioning Services for People with Hearing Loss: A framework for clinical commissioning groups</em>, published in July 2016, NHS England strongly encourages clinical commissioning groups to expect providers to have completed the IQIPS self-assessment tool and applied for accreditation with UKAS, and achieve accreditation within the duration of their contract.</p><p> </p><p>UKAS are supporting the NHS England business objective to increase the use of accreditation, and information about those services which have achieved accreditation is not held by the Department or NHS England, but is publicly available on the UKAS website.</p><p> </p><p>Information on clinical contracts is not held centrally by NHS England.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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HL887 more like this
HL889 more like this
HL891 more like this
HL979 more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2017-07-20T14:50:43.807Z
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4330
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
752468
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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
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how much the NHS pays for a one year supply of Apomorphine for a patient with Parkinson's Disease; how much they estimate it costs to manufacture a year's supply of that drug; what assessment they have made of the difficulties of manufacturing Apomorphine to clinical standards; and whether they intend to take any steps to reduce the cost of that drug to the NHS. more like this
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Lord Lucas more like this
star this property uin HL914 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-19more like thismore than 2017-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The drug cost to the National Health Service for a one year supply of Apomorphine for a patient with Parkinson's Disease is estimated to be in the region of £5,300 and £9,000, based on the usual daily dose of 3 – 30mg. However, the maximum daily is 100mg, so the annual cost for some patient’s treatment may be higher.</p><p>We have no estimate of the cost of manufacture. We are not aware of any particular issues relating to the manufacture of this drug. Pharmaceutical companies participate in either the voluntary pharmaceutical price regulation scheme (PPRS) or the statutory medicines price regulation scheme, both of which regulate the cost of medicines to the NHS. Products covered by the statutory scheme are subject to a 15% cut to their list price. Companies in the PPRS pay a percentage of sales to the Government when growth in NHS spending on medicines exceeds an agreed level. NHS purchasers may also negotiate discounts with pharmaceutical companies in addition to national price regulation.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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less than 2017-07-19T15:12:09.617Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-19T15:12:09.617Z
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4545
star this property label Biography information for Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Lucas more like this
752446
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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 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 Her Majesty's Government when NHS England plans to produce a commissioning specification for Specialist Audiology Services used by children and commissioned directly by NHS England. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL892 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
star this property answer text <p>NHS England has produced the following service specifications for audiology services that it commissions, which apply to all ages and sit in the Trauma Programme of Care (Specialised Ear and Ophthalmology Services):</p><p> </p><p>- Specialised Ear Surgery: Cochlear Implants (All Ages); and</p><p>- Implantable Hearing Aids for Microtia, Bone Anchored Hearing Aids and Middle Ear Implants (All Ages).</p><p> </p><p>Copies of these service specifications are attached.</p><p> </p><p>NHS England has no plans to publish further service specifications for specialist audiology services used by children.</p><p> </p><p>NHS England has also published commissioning policies for the following services that are available for children:</p><p> </p><p>- Auditory brainstem implant with congential abnomalities of the auditory nerves of cochleae;</p><p>- Bone Anchored Hearing Aids; and</p><p>- Bone conducting hearing implants for hearing loss (all ages).</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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star this property file name d09-ear-surg-coch-0414.pdf more like this
star this property title Specialised Ear Surgery service specification more like this
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star this property file name d09-implan-hear-aids.pdf more like this
star this property title Implantable Hearing Aids service specification more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T14:41:47.597Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T14:41:47.597Z
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4330
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
752435
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to convert EU Regulation (EC) 261/2004 relating to passenger rights during air travel into UK law; if so, what alterations will be made regarding the former intra-Community flights; and whether a resolution regarding the status of Gibraltar's airport is forthcoming. more like this
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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town more like this
star this property uin HL881 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 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
star this property answer text <p>The Government is considering carefully all the potential implications arising from the UK’s exit from the EU, including future arrangements for passenger rights. The Government plans to negotiate the best possible relationship between the UK and the EU in the field of aviation with a smooth and orderly transition.The Repeal Bill, introduced into the House of Commons on 13 July, will convert EU law as it stands at the moment of Exit into domestic law before we leave the EU. Application of EU Regulation (EC) 261/2004 to Gibraltar airport is currently suspended.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Callanan more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T10:41:13.227Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T10:41:13.227Z
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4336
star this property label Biography information for Lord Callanan more like this
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4159
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town more like this
752441
star this property registered interest false more like this
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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
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government which organisation is responsible for ensuring that a paediatric audiology service that has not met the standards for Improving Quality in Physiological Services (IQIPS) accreditation addresses the problems found during the accreditation visit. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL887 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 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
star this property answer text <p>The Improving Quality in Physiological Services (IQIPS) accreditation scheme is run by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The process of accreditation provides an independent assessment that a service meets the accreditation standards.</p><p> </p><p>It is the responsibility of the service to ensure that they conform to the standard before application to UKAS for accreditation. There is a pre-registration process within the scheme that enables all services to be able to do an effective gap analysis so that they should be at a point of conforming to the standard on making an application to UKAS. If during an assessment mandatory findings are raised which show non-conformity to any part of the standard then the service agrees appropriate improvement actions with the UKAS team to rectify these and prevent re-occurrence.</p><p> </p><p>The UKAS team base their recommendation for accreditation on the findings raised relating to the conformity to the standard, risk and whether the agreed improvement actions are appropriate and can be achieved within a three month close-out period. Therefore any findings raised must be cleared by the organisation if a positive recommendation for accreditation is to be granted.</p><p> </p><p>In <em>Commissioning Services for People with Hearing Loss: A framework for clinical commissioning groups</em>, published in July 2016, NHS England strongly encourages clinical commissioning groups to expect providers to have completed the IQIPS self-assessment tool and applied for accreditation with UKAS, and achieve accreditation within the duration of their contract.</p><p> </p><p>UKAS are supporting the NHS England business objective to increase the use of accreditation, and information about those services which have achieved accreditation is not held by the Department or NHS England, but is publicly available on the UKAS website.</p><p> </p><p>Information on clinical contracts is not held centrally by NHS England.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL889 more like this
HL890 more like this
HL891 more like this
HL979 more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T14:50:43.553Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T14:50:43.553Z
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4330
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
752538
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Tax Avoidance: Sports and Entertainments 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many (a) individuals, (b) agents and (c) sports clubs are being investigated by the HM Revenue and Customs dedicated team on tax avoidance in the sports and entertainment industries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bootle more like this
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Peter Dowd more like this
star this property uin 5391 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 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
star this property answer text <p>HMRC does not have a dedicated team dealing with tax avoidance in the sports and entertainment industries. HMRC has a project looking at all compliance risks in football to ensure that Football Clubs, players, managers and agents pay the correct amount of tax. HMRC is currently investigating 67 footballers, 39 football clubs and 13 agents for a range of issues including image rights abuse and are looking into more than 100 footballers in relation to the use of tax avoidance schemes.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Central Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mel Stride more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T13:03:31.41Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T13:03:31.41Z
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3935
star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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4397
unstar this property label Biography information for Peter Dowd more like this
752526
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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star this property hansard heading Climate Change Levy 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many businesses received a climate change levy exemption for electricity generated from renewable resources in (a) 2014-15, (b) 2015-16 and (c) 2016-17. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bootle more like this
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Peter Dowd more like this
star this property uin 5389 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 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
star this property answer text <p>Climate change agreements cover businesses within 53 energy intensive sectors, ranging from farming to aerospace. HMRC do not have detailed information on the number of businesses benefiting from the renewable sourced electricity exemption.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 5388 more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T13:37:28.077Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T13:37:28.077Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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4397
unstar this property label Biography information for Peter Dowd more like this
752525
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Climate Change Levy 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many businesses received a reduced rate of climate change levy for participating in climate change agreements in (a) 2014-15, (b) 2015-16 and (c) 2016-17. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bootle more like this
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Peter Dowd more like this
star this property uin 5388 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 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
star this property answer text <p>Climate change agreements cover businesses within 53 energy intensive sectors, ranging from farming to aerospace. HMRC do not have detailed information on the number of businesses benefiting from the renewable sourced electricity exemption.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 5389 more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T13:37:27.96Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T13:37:27.96Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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4397
unstar this property label Biography information for Peter Dowd more like this
752892
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Minimum Wage: Prosecutions 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many care providers have been prosecuted by HM Revenue and Customs for failing to maintain sufficient minimum wage records. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 5507 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 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
star this property answer text <p>The Government is determined that everyone who is entitled to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) receives it. Anyone who feels they have been underpaid NMW or NLW should contact the Acas helpline on 0300 123 1100. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) reviews all complaints that are referred to them.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC do not routinely request information from local authorities. HMRC do however act on information from a range of sources including workers, third parties (which can include local authorities) and unions. HMRC also has a range of tools to obtain the necessary information from employers to assess NMW non-compliance.</p><p> </p><p>I refer the honourable member to the answer provided at UIN <a href="http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Lords/2016-12-20/HL4264/" target="_blank">HL4264</a> for details of NMW prosecutions. There have been no prosecutions against any care providers to date.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Central Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mel Stride more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 5490 more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T13:43:06.993Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T13:43:06.993Z
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3935
star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this