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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Air Pollution: Children more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the (1) short-term, and (2) long-term, risks of air pollution to children's health. more like this
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The Earl of Listowel more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Exposure to air pollution has various health effects on children. Short term effects of air pollution include worsening of asthma symptoms, cough, wheezing and shortness of breath. Long-term exposure can cause cardiovascular and respiratory diseases and cancer, leading to reduced life expectancy. Children are more susceptible to the effects of air pollution than adults.</p><p>The effects of air pollution on children’s health are being studied in a number of research projects. For example, the Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants has started reviewing the evidence on adverse birth outcomes from air pollution. In addition, the Exploration of Health and Lungs in the Environment (EXHALE) programme, funded by the National Institute for Health Research, focuses on air pollution and children’s lung health in London.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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less than 2019-04-24T11:34:55.037Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-24T11:34:55.037Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Listowel more like this
1110139
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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unstar 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
star this property hansard heading Air Pollution: Children 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 are taking, if any, to address the (1) short-term, and (2) long-term, risks of air pollution to children's health. more like this
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The Earl of Listowel more like this
star this property uin HL15107 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>All of the measures set out in the Clean Air Strategy will reduce emissions of pollution, improving public health for children.</p><p> </p><p>In the short term, the Government has a plan to improve air quality and reduce harmful emissions with funding of £3.5 billion, which includes £495 million for local councils to improve air quality. Part of this funding is specifically for local authorities with very high NO2 emissions to bid for.</p><p> </p><p>Local authorities are best placed to target action to improve local air quality. The Government’s air quality grant programme provides funding to local authorities for projects in local communities to tackle air pollution and reduce emissions, which may include action targeting schools. Defra has awarded over £57 million in funding since the air quality grant started in 1997. A further £3 million has been allocated for 2018/19.</p><p> </p><p>In the long term, some of the measures the Government are taking include ending the sale of new diesel and petrol cars and vans by 2040. The Road to Zero strategy sets out new measures to help us achieve our 2040 mission. The Department for Transport has also announced that diesel-fuelled trains will no longer be used by 2040.</p><p> </p><p>Other measures are included in the Clean Air Strategy.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2019-04-24T16:21:05.907Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-24T16:21:05.907Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Listowel more like this
1110189
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Home Office more like this
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unstar 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 Violence: Voluntary Organisations more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the (a) ability and (b) capacity of voluntary sector organisations to assist (i) the police and (ii) other authorities in tackling serious violence. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Weaver Vale more like this
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Mike Amesbury more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Serious Violence Strategy sets out the importance of a multi-agency approach to tackling serious violence which involves a range of partners and agencies. The strategy places a strong emphasis on early intervention and tackling the root causes of the problem to prevent young people from being drawn into violence in the first place.</p><p>Voluntary sector organisations are essential in helping the Government to deliver on our commitments in the strategy. We have provided support to a number of voluntary sector partners to help tackle serious violence, including through the £1.5m we made available for grassroots projects through our anti-knife crime Community Fund in 2018/19 and making available £22m through our Early Intervention Youth Fund through which we have already invested £17.7m in 29 projects across England and Wales. We will be evaluating the projects and sharing information and learning across all areas to assist voluntary and community sector organisations to continue to provide the best support to young people to tackle serious violence.</p><p>In addition, the £200m Youth Endowment Fund, announced by the Home Secretary last October, will deliver a ten-year programme of grants that will enable interventions targeted at children and young people who are at most risk. It will act as a centre of expertise; finding out which approaches are most effective; generating, disseminating and promoting new knowledge and practice to transform local and national responses.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2019-04-24T12:33:38.957Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-24T12:33:38.957Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mike Amesbury more like this
1110152
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Tourism: Coastal Areas 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 steps they are taking to increase levels of tourism in UK coastal communities after Brexit. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL15120 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>We have invested in product development through the Coastal Communities and Revival Funds which recently announced a further £63m of funding, and the £40m Discover England Fund. We are also negotiating the proposed Tourism Sector Deal with the industry which aims to improve productivity. The House of Lords Select Committee recently reported on Regenerating Seaside Towns and we will be responding to any tourism related recommendations in due course.</p><p> </p><p>Our arms-length body VisitBritain (VB) also markets the UK internationally, using campaigns such as “I travel for…” and #MyMicroGap. Additionally VB work with coastal Destination Management Organisations around the country, including sitting on the Coastal Tourism Leadership Forum to identify challenges and opportunities as they arise.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2019-04-24T16:23:16.443Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-24T16:23:16.443Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
1110153
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Legal Profession: Equality 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 steps they are taking, if any, to increase diversity at UK law firms. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL15121 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The legal profession in England and Wales is independent of Government. Statutory responsibility for encouraging an independent, strong, diverse and effective legal profession sits with the approved regulators, overseen by the oversight regulator, the Legal Services Board. Ministry of Justice Ministers take every opportunity to encourage the sector to ensure it more closely represents the diverse society it serves through ongoing engagement with the regulators and the legal profession.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2019-04-24T16:14:17.097Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-24T16:14:17.097Z
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4538
star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
1110154
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar 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 Immigration: EU Nationals 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 assessment they have made of the impact that a lack of understanding of the settled status scheme could have on the ability of EU citizens to rent properties in the UK. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL15122 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Government has made clear that the current arrangements for landlords conducting checks on EU nationals, involving the use of national passports and identity cards, will not change prior to introduction of the future skills-based immigration system.</p><p>The Home Office has engaged with a wide range of groups on the design of the EU Settlement Scheme. We will continue to engage widely as we develop and implement other aspects of the future system. Updated guidance for landlords will be published shortly.</p><p>Prior to the full launch of the EU Settlement Scheme on Saturday March 30, the Home Office launched a new nationwide marketing campaign to encourage EU citizens to apply to the scheme.</p><p>We are using all available channels to reach our audiences. No one will be left behind which is why we are working in partnership with vulnerable group representatives, local authorities and other experts to make sure we reach everyone.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-04-24T14:11:35.527Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-24T14:11:35.527Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
1110151
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Personal Care Services: Industrial Health and Safety 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 plans they have to ensure that the toxic waste that comes from hairdressing salons in England in the form of peroxides and dyestuff is dealt with safely. more like this
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Lord Storey more like this
star this property uin HL15119 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The safe use of peroxides and dyestuff by hairdressers falls within the policy remit of the Health and Safety Executive and the relevant health and safety legislation is enforced by local authority inspectors. The disposal of hazardous waste is enforced by the Environment Agency.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Most products used in the hairdressing sector are considered to be ‘cosmetics’ and to be deemed safe for human use they must comply with Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 on Cosmetic Products (recast) which are enforced by Trading Standards under The Cosmetic Products Enforcement Regulations 2013.</p><p> </p><p>Under the Registration Evaluation Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals Regulations (REACH) 2006 suppliers of hazardous substances must provide users of those substances with a Safety Data Sheet (SDS). The SDS contains the information necessary to enable users to carry out a risk assessment as required by the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) 2002 including how the product can be used, stored and disposed of safely.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Buscombe more like this
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less than 2019-04-24T14:20:55.743Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-24T14:20:55.743Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Buscombe more like this
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1110145
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Voluntary Work: Young People more like this
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the relevance and effectiveness of the National Citizen Service in meeting the particular needs of vulnerable young people in disadvantaged communities. more like this
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Lord Ouseley more like this
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star this property answer text <p>NCS is a programme that successfully reaches young people from all backgrounds. We have made no specific assessment of the relevance and effectiveness of NCS in meeting the needs of vulnerable young people in disadvantaged communities, but we do know that participants from vulnerable and minority groups are overrepresented on the programme. In 2018, 16% of participants were eligible for Free School Meals, 31% were from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds and 5% had Special Educational Needs* compared to 12%, 25% and 2% of the comparative population respectively.</p><p> </p><p>Work is ongoing to reach the most marginalised young people. The NCS Trust has established strong links with Local Authorities to support the hardest to reach young people in accessing the programme; provide specialist support during the programme; and help young people access opportunities after NCS. The NCS Trust has also introduced a central inclusion fund, so that its network partners can apply for funding to support young people with additional needs to access the NCS programme.</p><p> </p><p>* The final 2018 participation figures are still subject to ongoing compliance checks.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2019-04-24T16:21:37.82Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-24T16:21:37.82Z
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1110146
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Voluntary Work: Young People 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 assessment they have made of the impact of the creation of the National Citizen Service on the funding available for youth services. more like this
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Lord Ouseley more like this
star this property uin HL15114 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The decision to fund local youth services lies with Local Authorities, not with central government. NCS is a universal offer funded by central government, that is accessible to all young people and is designed to support, and not cut across other services. It is delivered via a network of over 100 local delivery partners, many of which are local youth organisations. As such, we have made no specific assessment of the impact of the creation of NCS on the funding available for youth services.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2019-04-24T16:22:02.787Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-24T16:22:02.787Z
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1110147
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Youth Services: Closures more like this
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact (1) of the closure of youth service provision across the country, and (2) of the closure of youth services on the rise of knife and violent crimes. more like this
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Lord Ouseley more like this
star this property uin HL15115 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Government recognises that the causes of youth crime are complex and are often tied to local factors. Local authorities allocate funding and deliver youth services in line with local need. The Government has made over £200bn available to local authorities to spend on local services over this Spending Review.</p><p>The Government is committed to making sure young people have opportunities to develop their skills and benefit from youth services, which are an important partner in the strategy to tackle the root causes of serious violence.</p><p>My department will continue to work closely with the Home Office on the implementation of the Serious Violence Strategy. <strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2019-04-24T16:22:25.207Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-24T16:22:25.207Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Ouseley more like this