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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Energy Performance Certificates more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether he plans to extend Energy Performance Certificates to include information on the health and safety of properties. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 280240 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
star this property answer text <p>There are currently no plans to extend the scope of Energy Performance Certificates for buildings to include information about the health or safety of buildings.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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less than 2019-07-24T16:43:17.187Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T16:43:17.187Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon remove filter
1140796
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Building Regulations: Air Pollution more like this
unstar 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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether his Department's review of ventilation and energy-efficiency in building regulations includes indoor air quality; and whether the future homes standard will include benchmarking on indoor air quality. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 280241 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
star this property answer text <p>In the Government’s Clean Air Strategy 2019, we committed to consulting on changes to standards in Part F (ventilation) of the Building Regulations, as part of our 2019 consultation on the Building Regulations’ energy efficiency standards. The statutory guidance for Part F (Approved Document F) describes how buildings in urban areas should be designed to reduce the intake of pollutants. In this review we are using the latest evidence on indoor air quality to inform ventilation standards.</p><p>The Future Homes Standard will be implemented through an uplift to the Building Regulations, subject to consultation. We will expand on the technical detail of these proposals during the 2019 consultation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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less than 2019-07-24T16:43:57.07Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T16:43:57.07Z
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4053
star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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4131
unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon remove filter
1140797
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Buildings and Housing: Standards more like this
unstar 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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans he has to (a) establish a sub-committee of the Housing Taskforce to include stakeholders involved in the delivery of healthy and quality homes and (b) respond to the recommendations made in the all-party Parliamentary group for healthy homes and buildings white paper, published 24 October 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 280242 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to improving housing standards. Minister's have engaged with the APPG for Healthy Homes and Buildings, following the publication of their White Paper in October and have noted the Paper’s recommendations. We will continue to engage with the APPG and related stakeholders as we develop policy to build their views into policy. The Department has seen the number of private rented homes failing to meet the Decent Homes Standard fall 15 per cent since 2010 – a record low. <br> <br> We have also seen the number of social homes failing to meet the Decent Homes Standard decrease significantly. Our Department has also dedicated a chapter in The revised National Panning and Policy Framework includes a dedicated chapter on the creation of healthy and safe places. We have also launched the Social Housing Green Paper which asks if we should consider what constitutes a decent home.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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less than 2019-07-24T16:39:54.717Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T16:39:54.717Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon remove filter
1140798
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Standards more like this
unstar 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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans he has to review the UK's existing housing stock to ensure that the oldest homes are fit for purpose and do not exacerbate or cause ill health. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 280243 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
star this property answer text <p>The Department has seen the number of private rented homes failing to meet the Decent Homes Standard fall 15 per cent since 2010 – a record low. We have also seen the number of social homes failing to meet the Decent Homes Standard decrease significantly.</p><p>Local authorities have powers under the Housing Act 2004 to review the Private Rented Sector stock and to tackle poor rented property conditions which may impact peoples’ health. They must take enforcement action where the most serious (category 1) hazards are present - this is usually assessed through the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS).</p><p>In October 2018 the Government launched a scoping review to consider whether the HHSRS should be updated and, if so, to what extent. This review has now reported, and I announced that there will be a comprehensive overhaul of the HHSRS to begin later this year.</p><p>In addition, the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act, which came into force on 20th March 2019, empowers tenants to take their landlords to court if they fail to address health and safety hazards. <br> <br>We have also launched the Social Housing Green Paper which asks if we should consider what constitutes a decent home.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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less than 2019-07-24T16:41:15Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T16:41:15Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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4131
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1140808
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star 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 Public Health: Expenditure 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 Health and Social Care, what the percentage change has been in the (a) NHS budget and (b) local authority public health grant in each year from 2013-14 to 2019-20. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 280248 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
star this property answer text <p>The following table shows the percentage change in total funding for NHS England and the local authority public health grant in each year since 2013:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>NHS England funding increase %</p></td><td><p>Public Health Grant increase %</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>First year of NHS England</p></td><td><p>5.5%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>3.6%</p></td><td><p>5%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>3.3%</p></td><td><p>24%<sup>1,2</sup></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>5.5%</p></td><td><p>-2.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>3.6%</p></td><td><p>-2.5%<sup>3</sup></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018/19</p></td><td><p>4.6%</p></td><td><p>-2.6%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019/20</p></td><td><p>7.8%</p></td><td><p>-2.6%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Notes:</p><p><sup>1 </sup>2015-16 includes a £200 million in-year cut implemented in advance of Spending Review 2015.</p><p><sup>2 </sup>Spending Review 2015 baseline, includes the transfer in October 2015 of funding from NHS England to local authorities for commissioning services for children aged 0 – 5 in October 2015.</p><p><sup>3 </sup>From 2017/18, includes funding retained by 10 Greater Manchester local authorities as part of a business rate pilot, not allocated via a grant.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Wimbledon more like this
star this property answering member printed Stephen Hammond more like this
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less than 2019-07-25T14:34:35.44Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-25T14:34:35.44Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Hammond more like this
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1139402
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star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star 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 Medicine: Research more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the adequacy of funding for medical R&D in advance of the Spending Review. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 277741 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
star this property answer text <p>My Rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care met regularly with the former Chancellor (Rt. hon Philip Hammond MP) and other Cabinet colleagues to discuss a range of issues related to funding for medical research and development.</p><p>The Department’s National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) budget for 2019/20 is just over £1 billion and welcomes funding applications for research into any aspect of human health. Applications are subject to peer review and judged in open competition, with awards being made on the basis of the importance of the topic to patients and health and care services, value for money and scientific quality. Information on individual projects funded by the NIHR can be found at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.journalslibrary.nihr.ac.uk/programmes/" target="_blank">https://www.journalslibrary.nihr.ac.uk/programmes/</a></p><p>The future of budgets outside of the NHS England resource settlement, including capital budgets for research and development, will be confirmed later this year at the Spending Review 2019.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2019-07-25T14:20:17.517Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-25T14:20:17.517Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon remove filter