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star this property date less than 2017-07-03more like thismore than 2017-07-03
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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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
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government against whom a worker earning £11,500 can claim if they discover that their employer has used a workplace pension scheme operating on a Net Pay basis for auto-enrolment, in order to recover the 25% taxpayer bonus they could have received in a Relief at Source scheme. more like this
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Baroness Altmann more like this
star this property uin HL321 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-11more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The Government does not collect data on the number of workers earning less than the personal allowance who are also members of pension schemes that operate a net pay system. The Government does not hold employee level data on employees enrolled in net pay pension schemes, as such schemes are not obliged to report pension contributions to HM Revenue and Customs. The Government does not, therefore, hold information on the value of tax reliefs paid out to employees in net pay schemes.</p><p> </p><p>The latest official analysis of the eligibility of workers for automatic enrolment was published on 13 October 2016 in ‘Workplace Pensions: Update of analysis on Automatic Enrolment’. Information on age and earnings breakdowns for all workers can be found in table 3a on page 6.</p><p> </p><p>The Pensions Regulator provides guidance to employers on choosing a pension scheme for their staff in order to discharge their statutory obligations under automatic enrolment. This guidance covers the choice between net pay and relief at source schemes, and the implications of net pay schemes for employees who do not pay tax. Provided an employer has selected a qualifying pension scheme for automatic enrolment, they have complied with their automatic enrolment duties with respect to scheme choice.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Buscombe more like this
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HL320 more like this
HL322 more like this
HL323 more like this
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less than 2017-07-11T15:55:57.76Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-11T15:55:57.76Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Buscombe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Altmann more like this
748025
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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2017-07-04
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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 house id 2 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 during the last 12 months, how many prisoners sentenced to an indeterminate sentence of Imprisonment for Public Protection were (1) offered places on a training course which could lead to their release, (2) were released following completion of such training courses, and (3) refused to take up a place or dropped out of such courses; and how those figures compare with those for the preceding 12 month period. more like this
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Lord Wigley more like this
star this property uin HL479 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
star this property answer text <p>The information requested could be provided only at disproportionate cost as central records are not kept for all aspects of the management of prisoners sentenced to an indeterminate sentence of Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP).</p><p> </p><p>HM Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) and the Parole Board will continue to work together to improve the progression of IPP prisoners. This group continue to achieve release in high numbers, with 576 first time IPP releases in 2016, the highest figure since the sentence was introduced.</p><p> </p><p>HMPPS will continue to invest in interventions to assist prisoners to both reduce their risk and demonstrate such progression to the Parole Board. However, it is important to remember that it is not mandatory for IPPs to complete accredited offending behaviour programmes in order to achieve release. Completing an accredited offending behaviour programme is one way in which IPP prisoners may demonstrate that they have reduced their risk of harm and reoffending; other options may include work and employment, education and one to one work with psychologists or prison offender supervisors.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2017-07-18T16:25:18.32Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-18T16:25:18.32Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Wigley more like this
747995
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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2017-07-04
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property house id 2 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 (1) legally qualified staff, and (2) staff without legal qualifications, now working in the Department for Exiting the European Union (a) have been transferred from, or (b) are on secondment from, the Ministry of Justice. more like this
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Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames more like this
star this property uin HL449 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
star this property answer text <p>The Department is recruiting the brightest and the best from across the civil service, the wider public sector and the private sector. The Department for Exiting the European Union now has over 450 staff, and is growing fast. The Department for Exiting the European Union obtains its legal advice from the Government Legal Department. We will not be providing a running commentary on particular groups of staff as recruitment is ongoing and numbers are regularly changing. We will ensure we have the right skills to get the best deal for the UK.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2017-07-17T15:55:08.307Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-17T15:55:08.307Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames more like this
747981
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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2017-07-04
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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 house id 2 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 EU nationals have been removed from the UK under Article 14(4)(b) of Directive 2004/38 because (1) they did not satisfy the work requirements, or (2) they were homeless. more like this
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Lord Hain more like this
star this property uin HL435 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
star this property answer text <p>I am sorry but the data requested could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2017-07-17T11:32:09.083Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-17T11:32:09.083Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Hain more like this
748009
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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2017-07-04
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 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 Fishery Protection ships are patrolling UK waters at any one time; and what is the total number in the squadron. more like this
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Lord Storey more like this
star this property uin HL463 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
star this property answer text <p>We are unable to confirm the position at a UK level as fisheries protection is a devolved matter. However, the Royal Navy Fishery Protection Squadron comprises of 3 offshore patrol vessels of which one is currently tasked to meet the contractual commitment to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) for the purposes of fisheries enforcement in England.</p><p> </p><p>The number of RN Offshore Patrol Vessels reflects the adoption of a risk based, intelligence led operational model that enables targeted enforcement interventions in the right place at the right time. The requirement for all vessels over 12 metres in length to be fitted with the satellite tracking devices (Vessel Monitoring System) gives a real time picture of where fishing activity is happening enabling the efficient employment of patrol vessels. This information is monitored at the MMO control room in Newcastle.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, when the RN Offshore Patrol Vessels are at sea but conducting other tasks they are still able to provide a presence which has a deterrent effect. This is supplemented by joint working with other agencies such as Inshore Fisheries Conservation Authorities (IFCAs), UK Border Force (UKBF) and the Police to ensure effective and timely intervention where illegal activity is suspected. Radar sweeps can be used by patrol vessels to identify potential targets and the AIS (Automatic Identification System) is also used in fisheries enforcement to detect fishing activity, including where fishing vessels are operating.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2017-07-18T16:53:20.077Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-18T16:53:20.077Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Storey more like this
747446
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star this property date less than 2017-07-03more like thismore than 2017-07-03
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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 house id 2 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 Iraqi refugees they have resettled since 2014 under (1) the Vulnerable Children's Resettlement Scheme (VCRS), and (2) other global resettlement schemes such as Gateway and Mandate. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL410 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-14more like thismore than 2017-07-14
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office is committed to publishing data in an orderly way as part of the regular quarterly Immigration Statistics, in line with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics. The Government has committed to resettling to the UK up to 3,000 individuals under the Vulnerable Children’s Resettlement Scheme (VCRS). Data on the number of people who have been resettled under this scheme will be published in future releases of the Home Office’s immigration quarterly statistics. Latest statistics published on 25 May confirmed that a total of 360 Iraqis have been resettled to the UK under the Gateway scheme, and 18 under the Mandate scheme, during the period 1 January 2014 until 31 March 2017.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2017-07-14T12:14:59.453Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-14T12:14:59.453Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property label Biography information for The Lord Bishop of Southwark more like this
746651
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star this property date less than 2017-06-29more like thismore than 2017-06-29
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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 house id 2 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 Nepalese students applied to undertake further education in the UK in the last two years for which figures are available, and how many were accepted. more like this
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The Earl of Sandwich more like this
star this property uin HL282 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-13more like thismore than 2017-07-13
star this property answer text <p>Information on total sponsored entry clearance visa applications to study by nationality, is published in the quarterly Immigration Statistics Sponsorship tables, (found here:<a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-january-to-march-2017/list-of-tables#visas" target="_blank">//www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-january-to-march-2017/list-of-tables#visas</a>).</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2017-07-13T14:38:52.003Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-13T14:38:52.003Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property file name Table - C11-C13 - Immigration Stats Sponsorship Tables.xlsx more like this
star this property title Table - C11-C13 Immigration Stats Sponsorship more like this
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star this property label Biography information for The Earl of Sandwich more like this
746656
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star this property date less than 2017-06-29more like thismore than 2017-06-29
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property house id 2 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 UNESCO World Heritage sites there are in the UK;  and where those sites are. more like this
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Lord Storey more like this
star this property uin HL287 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-11more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>There are 31 World Heritage Sites for which the UK has responsibility. These are as follows:</p><p> </p><p>Blaenavon Industrial Landscape</p><p>Blenheim Palace</p><p>Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine’s Abbey, and St Martin’s Church</p><p>Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd</p><p>City of Bath</p><p>Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape</p><p>Derwent Valley Mills</p><p>Dorset and East Devon Coast</p><p>Durham Castle and Cathedral</p><p>Frontiers of the Roman Empire</p><p>Giant’s Causeway and Causeway Coast</p><p>Gorham’s Cave Complex</p><p>Gough and Inaccessible Islands</p><p>Heart of Neolithic Orkney</p><p>Henderson Island</p><p>Historic Town of St George and Related Fortifications, Bermuda</p><p>Ironbridge Gorge</p><p>Lake District</p><p>Liverpool – Maritime Mercantile City</p><p>Maritime Greenwich</p><p>New Lanark</p><p>Old and New Towns of Edinburgh</p><p>Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including Saint Margaret’s church</p><p>Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal</p><p>Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew</p><p>Saltaire</p><p>St Kilda</p><p>Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites</p><p>Studley Royal Park including the Ruins of Fountains Abbey</p><p>The Forth Bridge</p><p>Tower of London</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2017-07-11T15:08:08.343Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-11T15:08:08.343Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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748007
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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2017-07-04
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many children and young people have undertaken home tuition in each of the last three years. more like this
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Lord Storey more like this
star this property uin HL461 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-12more like thismore than 2017-07-12
star this property answer text <p>Data on the number of children being educated at home are not collected centrally.</p><p>Parents have a legal duty under Section 7 of the Education Act 1996 to ensure that a child of compulsory school age receives an efficient and full-time education suitable to its age, ability and aptitude, and any special education needs - either by regular attendance at school or otherwise. ‘Otherwise’ includes education at home. There are no other specific requirements relating to the content of such education, unless a child has a statement of special educational needs or an Education and Health Care Plan, which can specify that the child is being educated at home. If it does, the local authority is under a duty to ensure the provision specified is made.</p><p>Parents choosing to educate at home take on the responsibilities involved, including financial responsibility. There is no entitlement to support. Some local authorities offer guidance, and there are other organisations which offer guidance or provide part-time education in specific subjects to supplement home education.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Nash more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL462 more like this
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less than 2017-07-12T11:56:08.81Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-12T11:56:08.81Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Nash more like this
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747428
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star this property date less than 2017-07-03more like thismore than 2017-07-03
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property house id 2 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 companies and LLPs fulfil the criteria for a "qualifying company" under the Reporting on Payment Practices and Performance Regulations 2017 No. 395, and will therefore be required to report their payment practices and performance. more like this
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Lord Mendelsohn more like this
star this property uin HL392 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-13more like thismore than 2017-07-13
star this property answer text <p>The Impact Assessment for these Regulations estimated that 15,200 businesses would be in scope to comply with the payment practices and performance reporting requirement.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-07-13T10:55:49.027Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-13T10:55:49.027Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Mendelsohn more like this