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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Cabinet Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the statement by Lord Young of Cookham on 5 June (HL Deb, cols 110–14), how many European Parliament Voter Registration (UC1) forms they received from the government of Belgium in respect of UK citizens, resident in Belgium, who had declared their intention to vote in the European Parliament elections in (1) 2014, and (2) 2019, in Belgium under the terms of EU Council Directive 93/109/EC; where those forms were received; how they distributed those forms to the respective UK constituencies; and how many such forms they sent to the government of Belgium in respect of EU citizens, resident in the UK, who had declared their intention to vote in the European Parliament elections in (a) 2014, and (b) 2019, in the UK. more like this
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Lord Balfe more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>Under EU law, EU citizens living in another Member State are able to vote in their State of residence in European Parliamentary elections. Member States will, therefore, arrange for EU nationals to register to vote in their State of residence for these elections. Member States in advance of an upcoming European Parliamentary poll will exchange with each other data on EU nationals who have chosen to register to vote in another Member State. This is intended to identify and avoid double voting at European elections.</p><p> </p><p>In the UK, the UC1 form implements this requirement under EU law. EU Council Directive 93/109/EC requires all Member States to send the details of any EU citizens’ declarations to the state they are a citizen of, “sufficiently in advance of polling day” to ensure an EU citizen does not vote twice in the same European Parliamentary election. This is not a new requirement and has been in place for previous European Parliamentary elections. A similar provision applies to UK citizens living in the other EU Member States.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government receives data about UK citizens from the other Member States via a secure online portal managed by the European Commission. Data that can be matched to a local authority is then shared with the relevant local authority via encrypted file transfers. Electoral Registration Officers are responsible for sending the data in respect of EU nationals in the UK to the relevant Member States; the Cabinet Office does not see this data. The requested figures are attached in a deposited paper.</p><p> </p><p>In practice, we have found that the Commission’s voter information exchange process is of poor quality, as Member States record different information in respect of persons registering to vote and this may not be sufficient for other States to identify them.</p><p> </p><p>For the avoidance of doubt, this does not hinder the ability of the citizen to register to vote, nor indeed, to vote legally in elections.</p><p> </p><p>Rather, this is a deficiency in the European Commission’s mechanism to identify double voting. Notwithstanding, it is a criminal offence to vote twice in such elections, and information on voting participation will be recorded in marked registers.</p><p><strong><p><p><br></strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p>The requested figures for the European Parliamentary elections in 2014 and 2019 are as follows:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Belgium</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Usable Records Received</p></td><td><p>Records Sent to Member State</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>1,699</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>Not available yet*</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Germany</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Usable Records Received</p></td><td><p>Records Sent to Member State</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>28</p></td><td><p>13,101</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p>Not available yet*</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>*The figures for the 2019 European Parliamentary elections are not currently available.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL16135 more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T14:30:34.197Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T14:30:34.197Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Balfe more like this
1130591
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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the statement by Lord Young of Cookham on 5 June (HL Deb, cols 110–14), how many European Parliament Voter Registration (UC1) forms they received from the government of Germany in respect of UK citizens, resident in Germany, who had declared their intention to vote in the European Parliament elections in (1) 2014, and (2) 2019, in Germany under the terms of EU Council Directive 93/109/EC; where those forms were received; how they distributed those forms to the respective UK constituencies; and how many such forms they sent to the government of Germany in respect of EU citizens, resident in the UK, who had declared their intention to vote in the European Parliament elections in (a) 2014, and (b) 2019, in the UK. more like this
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Lord Balfe more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>Under EU law, EU citizens living in another Member State are able to vote in their State of residence in European Parliamentary elections. Member States will, therefore, arrange for EU nationals to register to vote in their State of residence for these elections. Member States in advance of an upcoming European Parliamentary poll will exchange with each other data on EU nationals who have chosen to register to vote in another Member State. This is intended to identify and avoid double voting at European elections.</p><p> </p><p>In the UK, the UC1 form implements this requirement under EU law. EU Council Directive 93/109/EC requires all Member States to send the details of any EU citizens’ declarations to the state they are a citizen of, “sufficiently in advance of polling day” to ensure an EU citizen does not vote twice in the same European Parliamentary election. This is not a new requirement and has been in place for previous European Parliamentary elections. A similar provision applies to UK citizens living in the other EU Member States.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government receives data about UK citizens from the other Member States via a secure online portal managed by the European Commission. Data that can be matched to a local authority is then shared with the relevant local authority via encrypted file transfers. Electoral Registration Officers are responsible for sending the data in respect of EU nationals in the UK to the relevant Member States; the Cabinet Office does not see this data. The requested figures are attached in a deposited paper.</p><p> </p><p>In practice, we have found that the Commission’s voter information exchange process is of poor quality, as Member States record different information in respect of persons registering to vote and this may not be sufficient for other States to identify them.</p><p> </p><p>For the avoidance of doubt, this does not hinder the ability of the citizen to register to vote, nor indeed, to vote legally in elections.</p><p> </p><p>Rather, this is a deficiency in the European Commission’s mechanism to identify double voting. Notwithstanding, it is a criminal offence to vote twice in such elections, and information on voting participation will be recorded in marked registers.</p><p><strong><p><p><br></strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p>The requested figures for the European Parliamentary elections in 2014 and 2019 are as follows:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Belgium</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Usable Records Received</p></td><td><p>Records Sent to Member State</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>1,699</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>Not available yet*</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Germany</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Usable Records Received</p></td><td><p>Records Sent to Member State</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>28</p></td><td><p>13,101</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p>Not available yet*</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>*The figures for the 2019 European Parliamentary elections are not currently available.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL16134 more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T14:30:34.26Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T14:30:34.26Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Balfe more like this
1130602
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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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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 hansard heading Undocumented Migrants more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people who entered the UK illegally by sea since January have (1) applied for asylum, (2) been detained pending further enquiries, and (3) been returned to another country. more like this
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Lord Empey more like this
star this property uin HL16146 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office has published data on the number of illegals migrants who have entered the UK illegally by crossing the Channel and the point at which they were encountered, up to and including February 2019, and this information can be found at Table 2, at the link below:</p><p><a href="https://www.parliament.uk/documents/commons-committees/home-affairs/Correspondence-17-19/19-03-05-Letter-from-Sir-Philip-Rutnam-KCB-Permanent-Secretary-Home-Office-Migrant-boats-in-the-channel.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.parliament.uk/documents/commons-committees/home-affairs/Correspondence-17-19/19-03-05-Letter-from-Sir-Philip-Rutnam-KCB-Permanent-Secretary-Home-Office-Migrant-boats-in-the-channel.pdf</a></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> Number of People encountered and to the point they were encountered</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2019</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>177</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Data from March 2019 is currently being reconciled to ensure accuracy. No decision has been taken on mode or frequency of any future publication of this data.</p><p>The Home Office is unable to report on how many people who entered the UK illegally by sea since January have (1) applied for asylum, (2) been detained pending further enquiries, as the method of entry for those who claim asylum in the UK is non recorded in a format that can easily be retrieved and to obtain this information would require a manual trawl and could only be obtained at disproportionate costs.</p><p> </p><p>The Home Office does publish data on the number of applications for asylum in the UK, in its quarterly Immigration Statistics release, the latest release published 24<sup>th</sup> May 2019. The number of asylum applications for main applicants by country of nationality, made since January 2019 can be found in table as_01_q for main applicants:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> Total asylum applications (Main applicants) </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2019 Q1</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>8,922</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Latest edition available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-year-ending-march-2019/list-of-tables#asylum</p><p>The Home Office does publish data on the number of people entering detention, in its quarterly Immigration Statistics release, the latest release published 24<sup>th</sup> May 2019. The number entering detention since January 2019 can be found in table dt_01_q:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> Total detainees </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2019 Q1</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>6,153</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Latest edition available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-year-ending-march-2019/list-of-tables#detention</p><p>The number of illegal migrants who entered the UK illegally by small boats and have been returned to another country currently stands at 35.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T16:06:03.873Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T16:06:03.873Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property file name 19-03-05-Letter-from-Sir-Philip-Rutnam-KCB-Permanent-Secretary-Home-Office-Migrant-boats-in-the-channel.pdf more like this
star this property title Letter - Migration Boats more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Empey more like this
1130608
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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Northern Ireland Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the remarks by Lord Duncan of Springbank on 19 March (HL Deb, col 1408), when the written statement on the Northern Ireland Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme will be laid. more like this
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Lord Lexden more like this
star this property uin HL16152 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>The written statement to which the Noble Lord refers is in relation to the Department for the Economy (DfE) in Northern Ireland’s commitment to establishing an RHI Hardship Unit. The Department has been working to make progress in establishing the Terms of Reference and setting up of the panel, which will have an independent Chair. A call for evidence in relation to the form and function of the unit will shortly be released, and will close at the end of June. This will inform the Terms of Reference of the Unit. I will await the outcome of that before updating the House on progress. DfE anticipate that the panel will begin to accept applications in September 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T11:40:07.77Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T11:40:07.77Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Lexden more like this
1130617
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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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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 hansard heading Immigration Controls: Airports more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what the failure rate is for the automatic scanning of ePassports at (1) London Stansted airport, and (2) other UK airports. more like this
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Lord Moonie more like this
star this property uin HL16161 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>Protecting the UK border is, and always has been, of paramount importance to this Government. It has never been government practice, for reasons of national security, to comment on operational issues relating to border security. This includes offering commentary on the performance of border systems and of ePassport Gates specifically.</p><p> </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 2019-06-20T15:47:36.05Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T15:47:36.05Z
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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 Moonie more like this
1130624
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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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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 hansard heading Human Trafficking more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they provide the independent anti-slavery commissioner with regular information on new arrivals in the UK who may be victims of trafficking, whether or not they register with the National Referral Mechanism; and what guidance they provide on the need to offer care and protection to victims of trafficking while they have temporary leave to remain. more like this
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The Earl of Sandwich more like this
star this property uin HL16168 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the importance of sharing data with the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner and will do so where appropriate, including on the number of modern slavery victims coming to the UK.</p><p>Safeguarding modern slavery victims is a top priority for this Government. We provide guidance available to all frontline staff to help them identify and support potential victims of modern slavery. This guidance is available here: <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/509326/victims-of-modern-slavery-frontline-staff-guidance-v3.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/509326/victims-of-modern-slavery-frontline-staff-guidance-v3.pdf</a>.</p><p>We also provide guidance to the staff of the Single Competent Authority (SCA), where all decisions are made on whether someone is a victim of modern slavery, to ensure victims are correctly identified and receive appropriate care and protection. This guidance is available here: <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/797903/victims-modern-slavery-competent-auth-v7.0-ext.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/797903/victims-modern-slavery-competent-auth-v7.0-ext.pdf</a>.</p><p>The Government is also working to publish statutory guidance to further improve the identification and support for victims.</p><p>In addition, we are currently conducting a review of the training received by First Responders, to ensure that they are aware of their responsibilities, and that they can effectively connect victims to the support they need.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property file name victims-modern-slavery-competent-auth-v7.0-ext.pdf more like this
star this property title Victims of Modern Slavery Auth - v7 more like this
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star this property file name victims-of-modern-slavery-frontline-staff-guidance-v3.pdf more like this
star this property title Victims of Modern Slavery Frontline Staff - v3 more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T16:15:03.317Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T16:15:03.317Z
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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 The Earl of Sandwich more like this
1130627
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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading NHS: Apprentices more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the annual cost to the NHS of the Apprenticeship Levy. more like this
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Lord Storey more like this
star this property uin HL16171 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>In 2016, the then Chancellor, in a letter to the Treasury Select Committee, set out an estimate of the impact of the Apprenticeship Levy on the NHS Hospital and Community Health Service in England. This was estimated to be around £190m.</p><p> </p><p>It is not possible to determine accurately the total annual levy payments made by all NHS trusts. This is because HMRC administrative data does not enable NHS trusts and their associated PAYE schemes to be easily identified.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T11:29:02.04Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T11:29:02.04Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Storey more like this
1130629
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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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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 hansard heading Music: Education more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) music teachers, (2) GCSE music students, (3) A-level music students, and (4) degree level music students, there were in each of the last five years; and how many universities have ceased to offer music as a degree. more like this
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Lord Storey more like this
star this property uin HL16173 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>The School Workforce Census contains the majority of information about teacher numbers and the subjects taught by teachers in state funded secondary schools. Information up to 2017 has been provided in table 1, attached. Updated information is due to be published on 27 June 2019.</p><p>Pupil entries into GCSE music are published each year and have been provided in table 2, attached. These figures are also available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-gcses-key-stage-4" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-gcses-key-stage-4</a>.</p><p>Entries into A level music have been provided in table 3, attached. These figures are also available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/a-level-and-other-16-to-18-results-2017-to-2018-revised" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/a-level-and-other-16-to-18-results-2017-to-2018-revised</a>.</p><p>The Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) collects and publishes data on students enrolled in higher education. Information on students entering first degrees in music at English higher education institutions has been provided in table 4, attached.</p><p>The information requested is not held centrally about the number of higher education institutions that have ceased to offer music as a degree. However, the number of institutions who reported one or more entrants to first degrees in music subjects to HESA in the latest five years available has been provided in table 5, attached.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T15:13:34.877Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T15:13:34.877Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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star this property file name HL16173_music_teachers_GCSE_A-level_degree_music_students.pdf more like this
star this property title HL16173_PDF more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Storey more like this
1130630
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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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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 hansard heading Music: Education 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
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government in which English local authority areas fewer than 10 students are studying music at publicly funded schools. more like this
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Lord Storey more like this
star this property uin HL16174 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>The Isles of Scilly was the only local authority with fewer than 10 pupils at the end of key stage 4[1] entering GCSE music in its state funded schools in 2017/18, with 2 pupils (of a cohort of 124 pupils). Note that this represents just one school.</p><p> </p><p>Pupils are required to study music through key stage 1-3. The department's published information at key stage 4 is based on exam entries by pupils, rather than number of pupils studying a subject.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>[1] Pupils are identified as being at the end of key stage 4 if they were on roll at the school and in year 11 at the time of the January school census for that year. Age is calculated as at 31 August for that year, and the majority of pupils at the end of key stage 4 were age 15 at the start of the academic year. Some pupils may complete this key stage in an earlier or later year group.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T12:42:10.087Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T12:42:10.087Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Storey more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Treasury more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Cash Dispensing: Rural Areas more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the decline in the number of free-to-use cash machines on rural communities. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises that widespread free access to cash remains important to the day-to-day lives of many people and businesses in the UK. At Spring Statement 2018, the Treasury launched a Call for Evidence on Cash &amp; Digital Payments. This sought to gather evidence on how changing preferences for cash and digital payments impact on different sectors, regions and demographics. In its response document, the Government reiterated its policy is to safeguard access to cash for those who need it while supporting digital payments.</p><p> </p><p>LINK, the scheme that runs the UK’s ATM network, has committed to maintain the broad geographical coverage of the ATM network in the UK. LINK has put in place specific arrangements to protect free-to-use ATMs more than 1 kilometre away from the next nearest free-to-use ATM. Furthermore, LINK recently announced new additional premiums to safeguard the presence of free-to-use ATMs in remote and deprived areas.</p><p> </p><p>The Government-established Payment Systems Regulator, which regulates LINK, is closely monitoring developments within ATM provision and has used its powers to hold LINK to account over its commitments.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T11:28:32.62Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T11:28:32.62Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this