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1170900
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star this property date less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Wales more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What recent assessment he has made of the economic effect on low-income families of the roll-out of universal credit in Wales. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Pontypridd more like this
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Alex Davies-Jones more like this
star this property uin 900131 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
star this property answer text <p>Work is the most effective route out of poverty. Universal Credit makes it easier for people to move into work and keep more of what they earn.</p><p>We have listened to concerns and as a result ensured that claimants can access 100% advance payments on day one of a Universal Credit claim and continue to receive Housing Benefit for two weeks after transitioning.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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less than 2020-01-15T15:55:46.837Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-15T15:55:46.837Z
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star this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Davies-Jones more like this
1170901
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star this property date less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Great Western Railway Line: Wales 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 What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on cross-border rail services on the Great Western Railway line. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Cardiff South and Penarth more like this
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Stephen Doughty more like this
star this property uin 900132 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
star this property answer text <p>I am due to meet the Secretary of State for Transport in the next few weeks. We will discuss how we build upon the additional 15,000 weekday seats between South Wales and London and the new SuperFast services, which have brought the journey time between Cardiff and Paddington down to 1 hour 42 minutes, saving 17 minutes on the previous fastest times.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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less than 2020-01-15T15:54:22.04Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-15T15:54:22.04Z
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3944
star this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Doughty more like this
1170902
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading United Kingdom 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 What steps he is taking to help strengthen the Union. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Blackpool South more like this
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Scott Benton more like this
star this property uin 900135 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
star this property answer text <p>As the new Secretary of State for Wales I am wholeheartedly committed to strengthening the Union and to working hand in hand with Welsh Government colleagues.</p><p> </p><p>I have already met with the First Minister and a number of Welsh Ministers to discuss how we can work together to maximise the opportunities of EU exit and support the Welsh economy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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less than 2020-01-15T15:55:02.393Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-15T15:55:02.393Z
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3944
star this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Scott Benton more like this
1170903
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star this property date less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Infrastructure: Wales 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 What recent discussions he has had with the Welsh Government on cross-border infrastructure. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Montgomeryshire more like this
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Craig Williams more like this
star this property uin 900136 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
star this property answer text <p>I met Ken Skates, Minster for Transport and Economy for the Welsh Government last week and we discussed opportunities to improve transport across the border.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Monmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed David T C Davies more like this
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less than 2020-01-15T15:51:19.937Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-15T15:51:19.937Z
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star this property label Biography information for David T C Davies more like this
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4438
unstar this property label Biography information for Craig Williams more like this
1170905
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading NHS: Wales more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text If he will make an assessment of the effectiveness of the Welsh Government's administration of the NHS in Wales; and if he will make a statement. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Wycombe more like this
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Mr Steve Baker more like this
star this property uin 900138 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
star this property answer text <p>I am grateful for this opportunity to emphasise our commitment to the NHS. In Wales it is the responsibility of the Welsh Government to use their funding effectively. We are committed to working with the Welsh Government to ensure that a high standard of healthcare and access to services is available.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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less than 2020-01-15T15:52:30.717Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-15T15:52:30.717Z
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3944
star this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
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4064
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Steve Baker more like this
1170906
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star this property date less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Economic Situation: Wales 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 What recent assessment he has made of the potential effect on the Welsh economy of the EU Withdrawal Agreement. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 900139 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
star this property answer text <p>The Withdrawal Agreement allows us to get Brexit done and leave the European Union in a smooth and orderly manner at the end of the month.</p><p> </p><p>The Government will maximise the opportunities of Brexit for Wales and the whole of the UK, taking back control of our money, our laws, our trade and our borders.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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less than 2020-01-15T15:53:18.797Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-15T15:53:18.797Z
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3944
star this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
unstar this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
1170481
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star this property date less than 2020-01-13more like thismore than 2020-01-13
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Wales Office: Pay 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 the Secretary of State for Wales, how many and what proportion of staff in his Department would receive an increase in their salary in the event that their hourly pay rate was (a) £8.72, (b) £9.30 and (c) £10. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Easington more like this
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Grahame Morris more like this
star this property uin 2500 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-17more like thismore than 2020-01-17
star this property answer text <p>No staff would receive an increase in their salary in the event that their hourly pay rate was (a) £8.72 or (b) £9.30. Fewer than five staff would receive an increase if the hourly rate was (c) £10. To protect the identification of staff, an exact number cannot be provided. These staff are based outside London and still receive an hourly rate above the UK Living Wage.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Monmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed David T C Davies more like this
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less than 2020-01-17T12:03:30.317Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-17T12:03:30.317Z
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star this property label Biography information for David T C Davies more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Grahame Morris more like this
1169607
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star this property date less than 2020-01-08more like thismore than 2020-01-08
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Trade Agreements: Wales 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 the Secretary of State for Wales, what recent assessment he has made of the potential benefit to the Welsh economy of new free trade deals with developing countries. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 1312 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-13more like thismore than 2020-01-13
star this property answer text <p>We are working with countries across the world to explore the best ways to develop our current trade and investment relationships and ensure that Britain becomes a global leader in free trade once we leave the EU.</p><p> </p><p>The UK’s exit from the EU creates an opportunity for the UK to send a positive signal that our markets are open and we are determined to promote business with the developing world.</p><p> </p><p>Increased trade and investment with developing countries creates opportunities for UK firms and consumers, for example lowering prices, and opening fast-growing markets for UK exporters.</p><p> </p><p>My Department and others, including the Department for International Trade, are determined to ensure that the needs and interests of Wales are well represented and that any future trade deal works for the whole of the UK. We consult closely with the Welsh Government on this work.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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less than 2020-01-13T16:12:56.69Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-13T16:12:56.69Z
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3944
star this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1168769
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star this property date less than 2019-12-20more like thismore than 2019-12-20
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Immigration: Wales 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 the Secretary of State for Wales, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the policies set out in the immigration White Paper on Wales. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Ruth Jones more like this
star this property uin 346 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-09more like thismore than 2020-01-09
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to developing a new system for immigration that is fit for purpose and based upon the skills of the individuals seeking to work in the UK, rather than the country that they are from.</p><p> </p><p>On 6 September 2019, the Home Secretary commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee to consider a new points-based immigration system for introduction from January 2021.</p><p> </p><p>The Committee has also been commissioned to review the salary thresholds for the future immigration system and will continue with this work in addition to its work on the new points-based immigration system and report back to the Government by January 2020.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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less than 2020-01-09T12:09:39.793Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-09T12:09:39.793Z
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3944
star this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1168770
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star this property date less than 2019-12-20more like thismore than 2019-12-20
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Children: Poverty more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on levels of child poverty in Wales. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Ruth Jones more like this
star this property uin 347 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-01-09more like thismore than 2020-01-09
star this property answer text <p>Child poverty is an important issue in Wales, and one which the UK Government remains determined to tackle. We are helping parents to move into and remain in work, offering the best opportunity for families to move out of poverty and improving children’s long-term outcomes.</p><p>The Government’s focus has been on radically reforming the welfare system to promote work as the most effective route out of poverty and towards financial independence.</p><p>Compared with 2010, there are <del class="ministerial">14,200</del> <ins class="ministerial">142,000</ins> more people in employment in Wales, the number of people unemployed is at a record low of 55,000. The number of people in workless households has fallen by 90,000 since April-June 2010.</p><p>We recognise the importance of a collaborative approach in addressing complex issues such as this and I am keen to ensure that we work with the Welsh Government to tackle the causes and effects of child poverty in Wales.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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less than 2020-01-09T12:11:05.133Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-09T12:11:05.133Z
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less than 2020-01-13T10:16:04.673Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-13T10:16:04.673Z
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3944
star this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hart more like this
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3944
star this property label Biography information for Simon Hart more like this
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4716
unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this