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star this property date less than 2014-03-25more like thismore than 2014-03-25
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what calculations were used to calculate the mean fee income for full-time criminal barristers published by his Department on 2 January 2014; and for what reasons VAT was included in the estimate of barristers' earnings. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-31more like thismore than 2014-03-31
unstar this property answer text <p>Figures provided in the statistical publication released on the 2nd January 2014 are available at <a title="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/legal-aid-statistics-barrister-fee-income-from-public-sources-201213" href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/legal-aid-statistics-barrister-fee-income-from-public-sources-201213" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/legal-aid-statistics-barrister-fee-income-from-public-sources-201213</a> and show that when including all 4,931 criminal barristers' payments, the mean average payment for 2012/13 was £72,010. This includes those barristers that may have provided legal assistance in only a small number of instances within this time period, and payments from both the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and Legal Aid Agency (LAA). The release also contains information on the data and methodology used.</p><p> </p><p>The statistics provided in the publication and supporting documents included VAT and other additional costs due to the structure of the data obtained from the administrative systems within LAA, and also those provided by the CPS were aggregated figures that already included VAT. The basis of the calculations were set out in the publication.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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less than 2014-03-31T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-31T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies remove filter
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star this property date less than 2014-05-02more like thismore than 2014-05-02
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions he has had with Freeview about reasons to extend full Freeview services to (a) Monmouth constituency and (b) all other parts of the UK that are currently not provided with such services. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
star this property uin 197692 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 2014-05-08more like thismore than 2014-05-08
unstar this property answer text <p>Ofcom estimates that 98.5% of UK households have access to 17 channels including those from the public service broadcasters (PSBs) on the digital terrestrial TV (DTT, or Freeview) platform, and that approximately 90% of UK households are also able to receive additional commercial DTT channels. Around 1.5% of UK households cannot easily receive DTT services with less than 0.5% not able to receive DTT services at all. However, DTT, cable and satellite digital television services together cover practically 100% of UK households, so that in all but the most exceptional of cases, everyone should be able to get digital television by one means or another. As well as subscription services, digital satellite TV offers non-subscription reception options for a one-off equipment and installation cost, but with no on-going monthly payments.</p><p>We have had no discussions with Freeview or Digital UK, who manage the DTT platform, about extending services and there are no plans to require broadcasters to improve the DTT coverage levels agreed for digital television switchover in 2006.</p><p>Purely commercial DTT services are not subject to the ‘near-universal' coverage requirements which apply to PSB DTT services, and while the operators of the commercial DTT services were given the opportunity to extend their networks at the time of digital switchover, the operators determined that it was not commercially viable for them to build-out their services to additional transmitter sites.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Wantage more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
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197694 more like this
197695 more like this
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less than 2014-05-08T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-08T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies remove filter
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star this property date less than 2014-05-02more like thismore than 2014-05-02
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions the Government has had with representatives of Freeview about improving the number of channels on offer for people in rural areas. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
star this property uin 197694 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-08more like thismore than 2014-05-08
unstar this property answer text <p>Ofcom estimates that 98.5% of UK households have access to 17 channels including those from the public service broadcasters (PSBs) on the digital terrestrial TV (DTT, or Freeview) platform, and that approximately 90% of UK households are also able to receive additional commercial DTT channels. Around 1.5% of UK households cannot easily receive DTT services with less than 0.5% not able to receive DTT services at all. However, DTT, cable and satellite digital television services together cover practically 100% of UK households, so that in all but the most exceptional of cases, everyone should be able to get digital television by one means or another. As well as subscription services, digital satellite TV offers non-subscription reception options for a one-off equipment and installation cost, but with no on-going monthly payments.</p><p>We have had no discussions with Freeview or Digital UK, who manage the DTT platform, about extending services and there are no plans to require broadcasters to improve the DTT coverage levels agreed for digital television switchover in 2006.</p><p>Purely commercial DTT services are not subject to the ‘near-universal' coverage requirements which apply to PSB DTT services, and while the operators of the commercial DTT services were given the opportunity to extend their networks at the time of digital switchover, the operators determined that it was not commercially viable for them to build-out their services to additional transmitter sites.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Wantage more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
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197692 more like this
197695 more like this
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less than 2014-05-08T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-08T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-05-02more like thismore than 2014-05-02
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what plans the Government has to ensure that places where repeater transmitters are situated receive a full Freeview service. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
star this property uin 197695 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-08more like thismore than 2014-05-08
unstar this property answer text <p>Ofcom estimates that 98.5% of UK households have access to 17 channels including those from the public service broadcasters (PSBs) on the digital terrestrial TV (DTT, or Freeview) platform, and that approximately 90% of UK households are also able to receive additional commercial DTT channels. Around 1.5% of UK households cannot easily receive DTT services with less than 0.5% not able to receive DTT services at all. However, DTT, cable and satellite digital television services together cover practically 100% of UK households, so that in all but the most exceptional of cases, everyone should be able to get digital television by one means or another. As well as subscription services, digital satellite TV offers non-subscription reception options for a one-off equipment and installation cost, but with no on-going monthly payments.</p><p>We have had no discussions with Freeview or Digital UK, who manage the DTT platform, about extending services and there are no plans to require broadcasters to improve the DTT coverage levels agreed for digital television switchover in 2006.</p><p>Purely commercial DTT services are not subject to the ‘near-universal' coverage requirements which apply to PSB DTT services, and while the operators of the commercial DTT services were given the opportunity to extend their networks at the time of digital switchover, the operators determined that it was not commercially viable for them to build-out their services to additional transmitter sites.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Wantage more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
197692 more like this
197694 more like this
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less than 2014-05-08T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-08T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies remove filter
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star this property date less than 2014-05-07more like thismore than 2014-05-07
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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
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, which people from Wales responded to the consultation on the relaxation of licensing hours during the 2014 FIFA World Cup. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
star this property uin 198131 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-13more like thismore than 2014-05-13
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Government received 25 responses to the online consultation on the <br>relaxation of licensing hours during the FIFA World Cup from respondents who <br>identified themselves as living or working in Wales. This included nine from <br>members of the public, seven from licensing authorities, three from the <br>licensed trade or trade organisations and two from the police and four from <br>‘other'. The response to the consultation is available online at the gov.uk <br>website.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Lewes more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Baker more like this
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less than 2014-05-13T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-13T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Baker more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Lewes more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Baker more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Baker more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-10-16more like thismore than 2015-10-16
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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 Airports: Travel Requirements more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people arrived at UK airports without travel documents in the last year for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-04more like thismore than 2015-11-04
unstar this property answer text <p>This information is not held centrally. However, total numbers of refusals at the border are published here:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-april-to-june-2015/list-of-tables#admissions</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2015-11-04T17:18:49.393Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-04T17:18:49.393Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property file name Table 12181.xls more like this
star this property title Refusals at the borders more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies remove filter
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star this property date less than 2017-01-12more like thismore than 2017-01-12
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Alexander Adamescu more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his counterpart in the Romanian government on the case of Alexander Adamescu. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
star this property uin 59827 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-01-17more like thismore than 2017-01-17
unstar this property answer text <p>The Foreign Secretary and I have had no discussions with my Romanian counterpart on this case.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2017-01-17T16:18:09.777Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-17T16:18:09.777Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-01-12more like thismore than 2017-01-12
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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 Alexander Adamescu more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Metropolitan Police Service was contacted by Alexander Adamescu's legal representatives prior to his arrest. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
star this property uin 59837 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-01-17more like thismore than 2017-01-17
unstar this property answer text <p>Mr Adamescu was arrested on 13 June 2016 in relation to a European Arrest Warrant. As his case is currently before the courts it would not be appropriate for me to comment further.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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less than 2017-01-17T14:06:23.787Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-17T14:06:23.787Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-03-11more like thismore than 2015-03-11
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Cadets more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many people were in the (a) Army, (b) Royal Navy and (c) Air cadet forces in the most recent period for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
star this property uin 227142 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 2015-03-16more like thismore than 2015-03-16
unstar this property answer text <p>The following table sets out the strength of the four Cadet forces sponsored by the Ministry of Defence as at 1 April 2014, the latest date available:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p><strong>Cadets</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Adult Volunteers</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Army Cadet Force</p></td><td><p>41,040</p></td><td><p>9,440</p></td><td><p>50,480</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Sea Cadet Corps</p></td><td><p>13,630</p></td><td><p>5,920</p></td><td><p>19,550</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Air Training Corps</p></td><td><p>33,590</p></td><td><p>10,430</p></td><td><p>44,020</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Combined Cadet Force</p></td><td><p>42,950</p></td><td><p>2,810</p></td><td><p>45,760</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Defence publishes annual statistics on UK reserve forces and cadet strengths. The latest release, entitled “TSP7 - UK Reserve Forces and Cadets” was published on 29 May 2014, and includes data as at 1 April 2014. It can be found at the following address: <a title="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-reserve-forces-and-cadets-strengths-2014" href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-reserve-forces-and-cadets-strengths-2014" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-reserve-forces-and-cadets-strengths-2014</a></p><p> </p><p>Detailed analysis of the strength and composition of the Cadet Forces can be found in Tables 8 to 11 of TSP7, including figures going back to 2004.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Canterbury more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Julian Brazier more like this
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less than 2015-03-16T17:42:56.76Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-16T17:42:56.76Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Julian Brazier more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-09-04more like thismore than 2015-09-04
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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 Asylum more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum seekers had been waiting for a decision on whether they can be granted asylum for more than 12 months on the latest date for which data is available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
star this property uin 8910 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-10more like thismore than 2015-09-10
unstar this property answer text <p>At the end of June 2015, 2,426 asylum applications for main applicants and dependants were pending an initial decision after 12 months.</p><p>The figure provided is a subset of latest published statistics for applications received for asylum since April 2006, which are published by the Home Office on a monthly and quarterly basis. The latest release, Immigration Statistics April to June 2015, is available at:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/immigration-statistics-april-to-june-2015</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2015-09-10T13:52:40.547Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-10T13:52:40.547Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-09-04more like thismore than 2015-09-04
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Asylum more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many applicants had been granted asylum in each of the last three years for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
star this property uin 8911 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-10more like thismore than 2015-09-10
unstar this property answer text <p>There were 5,135, 5,736 and 7,266 grants of asylum based on initial decision by main applicants in 2012, 2013 and 2014 respectively.</p><p>These figures are published in the Immigration Statistics release table as_01 “Asylum applications and initial decisions for main applicants, by country of nationality”.</p><p>The Home Office publishes quarterly and annual statistics on asylum applications and initial decisions within the Immigration Statistics release. A copy of the latest release, Immigration Statistics April-June 2015, is available at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office/series/immigration-statistics-quarterly-release.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2015-09-10T13:59:49.75Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-10T13:59:49.75Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies remove filter
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star this property date less than 2015-09-04more like thismore than 2015-09-04
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Asylum more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people have claimed asylum in each of the last three years for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
star this property uin 8912 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-10more like thismore than 2015-09-10
unstar this property answer text <p>There were 21,843, 23,584 and 25,033 asylum applications from main applicants in 2012, 2013 and 2014 respectively.</p><p>These figures are published in the Immigration Statistics release table as_01 “Asylum applications and initial decisions for main applicants, by country of nationality”.</p><p>The Home Office publishes quarterly and annual statistics on asylum applications and initial decisions within the Immigration Statistics release. A copy of the latest release, Immigration Statistics April-June 2015, is available at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office/series/immigration-statistics-quarterly-release.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2015-09-10T13:59:18.04Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-10T13:59:18.04Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-10-21more like thismore than 2016-10-21
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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 Asylum: Age more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department received any representations from King's College Dental School, between 2012 and 2014, on the use of dental tests to establish the age of people claiming asylum. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
star this property uin 49763 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-03more like thismore than 2016-11-03
unstar this property answer text <p>The Home Office received representations from a number of bodies be-tween 2012 and 2014 about the possible use of dental tests to establish the age of people claiming asylum. The view of many of those making representations was that the use of dental tests for this purpose would be unreliable, inappropriate and unethical.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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less than 2016-11-03T17:47:23.39Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-03T17:47:23.39Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-25more like thismore than 2016-10-25
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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 Asylum: Age 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 To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether officials of her Department accept reports from dental consultants as evidence of age in cases where there is a dispute over the age of asylum seekers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
star this property uin 50229 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 2016-11-08more like thismore than 2016-11-08
unstar this property answer text <p>Where clear and credible documentary evidence of age is not available, criteria including physical appearance and demeanour are used as part of the interview process to assess whether a person is under 18. This can be followed where necessary by a local authority assessment, in line with case law and approved by two social workers. In addition, the person may submit a report from a dental consultant on a voluntary basis. Records are not kept centrally on the number of reports from dental consultants submitted by asylum seekers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 50232 more like this
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less than 2016-11-08T16:23:16.29Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-08T16:23:16.29Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-25more like thismore than 2016-10-25
star this property answering body
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 Asylum: Age more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, how many asylum applicants have been issued with the IS.97M form in each of the last three years for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
star this property uin 50230 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 2016-11-03more like thismore than 2016-11-03
unstar this property answer text <p>The IS97M is issued at screening stage when we dispute a subject’s claim to be a minor. Statistics on the number of age disputed cases are available for each of the last three years at:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-april-to-june-2016/asylum#age-disputes</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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less than 2016-11-03T17:45:37.597Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-03T17:45:37.597Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
star this property tabling member
1545
unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-25more like thismore than 2016-10-25
star this property answering body
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 Asylum: Age more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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 the Home Department, how many asylum seekers have submitted reports from dental consultants to support age claims in each of the last three years for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
star this property uin 50232 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 2016-11-08more like thismore than 2016-11-08
unstar this property answer text <p>Where clear and credible documentary evidence of age is not available, criteria including physical appearance and demeanour are used as part of the interview process to assess whether a person is under 18. This can be followed where necessary by a local authority assessment, in line with case law and approved by two social workers. In addition, the person may submit a report from a dental consultant on a voluntary basis. Records are not kept centrally on the number of reports from dental consultants submitted by asylum seekers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 50229 more like this
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less than 2016-11-08T16:23:16.353Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-08T16:23:16.353Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
star this property tabling member
1545
unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-25more like thismore than 2016-10-25
star this property answering body
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 Asylum: Age more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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 the Home Department, how many asylum applicants have been given an estimated date of birth by her Department which differs from the date claimed by those applicants in each of the last three years for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
star this property uin 50231 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 2016-11-03more like thismore than 2016-11-03
unstar this property answer text <p>An estimated date of birth for an asylum seeker will be provided by the Home Office as part of the age assessment process where no clear and credible documentation as to age is available. If the asylum seeker continues to claim that their date of birth is different, age is recorded as “disputed”. Statistics on the number of age disputed cases are available for each of the last three years at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-april-to-june-2016/asylum#age-disputes</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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less than 2016-11-03T17:46:28.473Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-03T17:46:28.473Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-12-08more like thismore than 2015-12-08
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Asylum: Appeals more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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 Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 3 November 2015 to Question 17668, if he will collect information on how much has been spent from the public purse on providing legal aid for asylum seekers who wish to purse immigration appeals. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
star this property uin 19169 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 2015-12-14more like thismore than 2015-12-14
unstar this property answer text <p>The information is not held centrally.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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less than 2015-12-14T15:47:36.327Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-14T15:47:36.327Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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1545
unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-02-19more like thismore than 2016-02-19
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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 Asylum: Children more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, how many unaccompanied asylum seekers claiming to be under the age of 18 arrived in the UK for each of the last three years for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
star this property uin 27417 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 2016-02-25more like thismore than 2016-02-25
unstar this property answer text <p>Figures on asylum applications for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC) are published quarterly by the Home Office in the Immigration Statistics release. The attached table gives total applications for asylum from UASC aged under 18, for 2012 to 2014.</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Asylum applications received from Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children under 18, excluding dependants, 2012 to 2014</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total applications</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>1,028</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>1,197</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>1,858</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Table Notes</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3" rowspan="2"><p>(1) An Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Child (UASC) is a person under 18, or who, in the absence of documentary evidence establishing age, appears to be under that age, is applying for asylum on his or her own right and has no relative or guardian in the United Kingdom.</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>A copy of the latest release, Immigration Statistics July to September 2015, is available from https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office/series/immigration-statistics-quarterly-release.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2016-02-25T15:59:36.337Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-25T15:59:36.337Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
star this property tabling member
1545
unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-02-19more like thismore than 2016-02-19
star this property answering body
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 Asylum: Children 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 To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum seekers who claim to be under the age of 18 have undergone independent testing to determine their age in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
star this property uin 27500 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 2016-02-25more like thismore than 2016-02-25
unstar this property answer text <p>We publish statistics on cases where the claimant’s age has been disputed and a formal age assessment has been carried out. The table below shows the number of cases in each of the last 3 years.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="2"><p>Asylum Claims by Year with a disputed age</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Year of Claim</p></td><td><p>Totals</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>337</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>323</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>318</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Data is taken from published statistics</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-july-to-september-2015/asylum</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2016-02-25T16:06:26.28Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-25T16:06:26.28Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-21more like thismore than 2016-10-21
star this property answering body
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 Asylum: Children 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 the Home Department, how many (a) male and (b) female unaccompanied children arrived in the UK seeking asylum in each of the last three years for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
star this property uin 49744 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-03more like thismore than 2016-11-03
unstar this property answer text <p>The Home Office publishes the Immigration Statistics release each quarter.</p><p>The requested information is available in table as_08, in volume 3 of the asylum data tables:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/546760/asylum3-q2-2016-tabs.ods</p><p>A copy of the latest release, Immigration Statistics April to June 2016, is available from:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-april-to-june2016/asylum</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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less than 2016-11-03T17:48:53.74Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-03T17:48:53.74Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-24more like thismore than 2016-10-24
star this property answering body
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 Asylum: Children 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 the Home Department, whether it is the Government's policy to ensure that unaccompanied children arriving in the UK to seek asylum are given dental check-ups. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
star this property uin 49880 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 2016-12-21more like thismore than 2016-12-21
unstar this property answer text <p>Unaccompanied asylum seeking children arriving in the UK are transferred to the care of a local authority. The local authority will arrange for the child’s health to be assessed and for a health plan to be drawn up. This will include dental care. Central records are not kept of the number of dental check-ups given to such children.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 49879 more like this
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less than 2016-12-21T11:02:12.27Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-21T11:02:12.27Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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1545
unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-24more like thismore than 2016-10-24
star this property answering body
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 Asylum: Children more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, how many unaccompanied asylum seeking children arriving in the UK have been given a dental check-up in the latest period for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies more like this
star this property uin 49879 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 2016-12-21more like thismore than 2016-12-21
unstar this property answer text <p>Unaccompanied asylum seeking children arriving in the UK are transferred to the care of a local authority. The local authority will arrange for the child’s hea