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star this property date less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Charity Commission more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the annual budget for the Charity Commission; and whether it has been increased as a result of the Government's Big Society policy. more like this
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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town more like this
star this property uin HL1989 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Charity Commission is a regulator of the charitable sector. The Commission’s annual budget has been reduced over the last five years, as it has increasingly focused on its core regulatory functions. Its annual budget was £21.4m in 2014/15.</p><p> </p><p>On 22 October the Prime Minister announced additional funding of £8m over three years to boost its ability to tackle abuse.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T15:32:42.6187704Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:32:42.6187704Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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4159
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town more like this
93402
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star this property date less than 2014-10-14more like thismore than 2014-10-14
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Mental Health Services 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 action they will take to ensure that NHS England ensures parity of esteem as required by the Health and Social Care Act 2012, the NHS Mandate for 2013 to 2015 and the Refreshed Mandate for 2014 to 2015. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL2068 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 thisremove minimum value filter
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government holds the National Health Service to account for achieving parity of esteem as required by the Health and Social Care Act 2012, through setting objectives in the NHS England Mandate for 2013-15 and the refreshed Mandate for 2014-15. In addition to measuring progress on specific objectives in the Mandate, outcomes for mental health patients are monitored through the NHS Outcomes Framework, which forms an essential part of the way in which the Secretary of State holds NHS England to account.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Our recently published five-year plan,<em> Achieving Better Access to Mental Health Services by 2020,</em> sets out action the Government is taking to provide better access to mental health services within the next year, including the first ever national waiting time standards for mental health services. It also sets out our vision for further progress by 2020.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>£40 million in additional funding has been identified to enable change in the current financial year, and a further £80 million will be freed up for 2015-16 to support implementation of waiting times in mental health services.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T15:13:50.9745053Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:13:50.9745053Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
93407
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star this property date less than 2014-10-14more like thismore than 2014-10-14
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Motor Vehicles: Excise Duties 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 whether, following the introduction of paperless processing of vehicle excise duty, the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency will continue to issue written notices to vehicle owners when their licences are due to expire. more like this
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Lord Trefgarne more like this
star this property uin HL2073 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) will continue to issue printed renewal reminders which will be sent to vehicle keepers before the vehicle excise duty is due to expire.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T15:29:35.1265275Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:29:35.1265275Z
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1557
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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1813
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Trefgarne more like this
93421
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star this property date less than 2014-10-14more like thismore than 2014-10-14
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Mechanical Engineering more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from United Kingdom universities in each of the last three years; and how many of those graduates are now employed within that sector in the United Kingdom. more like this
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Lord Browne of Belmont more like this
star this property uin HL2087 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 thisremove minimum value filter
unstar this property answer text <p>The information requested is not available</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T15:30:11.4262625Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:30:11.4262625Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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3801
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Browne of Belmont more like this
93429
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star this property date less than 2014-10-14more like thismore than 2014-10-14
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Viral Haemorrhagic Diseases 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 whether the agreement in the former Nurses and Midwives Whitley Council on increased pay for nurses caring for persons with viral haemorrhagic diseases such as Marburg fever and ebola is still in force. more like this
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Lord MacKenzie of Culkein more like this
star this property uin HL2095 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Whitley Council allowance for “<em>nursing patients with infectious communicable diseases</em>” ended when Agenda for Change (AfC) started in December 2004.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>This is because AfC pay bands are related to the National Health Service job evaluation scheme. AfC was designed to ensure equal pay for staff carrying out work rated as ‘equivalent’ or ‘of equal value’. Factors which determined the need for Whitley allowances are measured in AfC by job evaluation. This determines the pay band which feeds through to pay.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Decisions relating to the banding of NHS staff, including nurses and midwives, are matters for the NHS organisation concerned as the employer. They are best placed to determine the content of individual jobs.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T15:15:33.4667659Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:15:33.4667659Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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2507
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord MacKenzie of Culkein more like this
93692
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star this property date less than 2014-10-15more like thismore than 2014-10-15
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Civil Servants 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 whether they plan to institute checks on United Kingdom civil servants to determine whether any of them support the creation of an Islamic State in the United Kingdom. more like this
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Lord Blencathra more like this
star this property uin HL2121 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>All Civil Servants are subject to recruitment checks (including of unspent criminal records) and the provisions of the <em>Civil Service Code. </em>Line managers are expected to report concerns about staff, including for example, expressions of support for extremist views, actions or incidents.</p><p>Civil Servants in sensitive roles are subject to national security vetting. The information supplied as part of the vetting process is checked against records held by the Security Service and the police.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T15:33:29.9195468Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:33:29.9195468Z
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1816
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 Blencathra more like this
93707
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star this property date less than 2014-10-15more like thismore than 2014-10-15
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Mental Health Services 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 percentage of patients who attempt to access talking therapies are offered the full choice of National Institute for Health and Care Excellence approved treatments. more like this
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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon more like this
star this property uin HL2136 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>National data is not available on the percentage of patients accessing talking therapies who are offered a choice of National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) approved psychological therapies.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>NICE has recommended a range of psychological therapeutic interventions in its clinical guidelines, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interpersonal therapy, brief dynamic interpersonal therapy, couple therapy for depression and counselling for depression.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Not all psychological therapeutic interventions therapies are appropriate for all patients. The decision on the most appropriate therapy for each patient should be made between a patient and their clinician.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In 2012, the Department agreed significant additional investment of £22 million in Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) over three years up to 2015. The additional funding will be used to extend the range and availability of evidence-based therapies and is in addition to the investment made in 2010 of £400 million in the IAPT programme up to 2015.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T15:16:25.7724186Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:16:25.7724186Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Royall of Blaisdon more like this
93725
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star this property date less than 2014-10-16more like thismore than 2014-10-16
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Palestinians 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 proposals they have to ask Israel to contribute to the international funds being raised for the reconstruction of Gaza. more like this
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The Marquess of Lothian more like this
star this property uin HL2149 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The UK has no plans to request Israeli funding for the reconstruction of Gaza. The UK welcomes the generosity shown by the international community in response to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza. At the Gaza reconstruction conference on 12 October the UK pledged an additional £20million to help kick start the recovery and get the Gazan people back on their feet. Our current focus is on engaging Israel and other parties to ensure the unimpeded delivery of aid, including through the UN mechanism on construction materials which both parties have approved. The UK is pressing them to now make swift progress towards a durable ceasefire agreement.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T16:35:18.3270745Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T16:35:18.3270745Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Marquess of Lothian more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-20more like thismore than 2014-10-20
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Egypt more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Egypt about recent arrests of students, and the placing of private security companies, on university campuses there. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL2222 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Prime Minister, my right hon. Friend the Member for Witney (Mr Cameron), asked that the Egyptian government address the large number of people being held in detention during his meeting with President Al-Sisi at the UN General Assembly in New York on 23 September. John Casson, our Ambassador in Cairo, discussed the recent university protests with Ahmed el-Tayyeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, on 14 October. The UK believes that freedom of expression, including the right to protest peacefully, is important in any democracy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T16:36:00.7673786Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T16:36:00.7673786Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
99972
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star this property date less than 2014-10-20more like thismore than 2014-10-20
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading East Coast Railway Line more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the annual average cost of each seat on the East Coast rail service in (1) standard class, and (2) first class. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL2187 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The average cost of each seat on the East Coast rail service, calculated by adding direct rolling stock costs (staff including drivers and guards, materials, leasing, operating and maintaining, fuel, retail costs net revenue, logistics) and dividing by total number of seats are as follows:</p><p> </p><p>1) Standard Class: £9,750 per annum</p><p> </p><p>2) First Class: £16,339 per annum</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T15:27:53.8909467Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:27:53.8909467Z
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1557
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this