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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-22more like thismore than 2018-10-22
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Defence: Scotland 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
unstar this property question text What estimate he has made of the change in real terms defence spending in Scotland since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Ged Killen more like this
star this property uin 907182 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-22more like thismore than 2018-10-22
star this property answer text <p>Ministry of Defence (MOD) expenditure with Scottish industry has increased in real terms from £1.372 billion in 2013-14 to £1.592 billion in 2016-17.</p><p> </p><p>The number of jobs supported by MOD expenditure with industry in Scotland currently stands at 10,500, and this has increased every year since 2013.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2018-10-22T15:46:42.85Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-22T15:46:42.85Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ged Killen remove filter
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-05-21more like thismore than 2018-05-21
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Food Banks 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
unstar this property question text What assessment her Department has made of trends in the number of people signposted or referred to food banks in areas where full service universal credit has been rolled out. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Ged Killen more like this
star this property uin 905453 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-21more like thismore than 2018-05-21
star this property answer text <p>We have made no assessment of food bank use.</p><p> </p><p>The reasons for food banks use are complex, so it’s wrong to attribute it to any one cause. The best way to help people improve their lives is through employment, and people on Universal Credit move into work faster and stay in work longer.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2018-05-21T16:18:24.927Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-21T16:18:24.927Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ged Killen remove filter
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-05-09more like thismore than 2018-05-09
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Borders: Northern Ireland 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
unstar this property question text What the Government's policy is on customs arrangements on the island of Ireland after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Ged Killen more like this
star this property uin 905152 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-09more like thismore than 2018-05-09
star this property answer text <p>The UK as a whole will be leaving the Customs Union.</p><p>This Government is committed to delivering a Brexit that upholds the Belfast Agreement and the commitments that we have made to the people of Northern Ireland to avoid a hard border with Ireland and any border down the Irish Sea.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 905154 more like this
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less than 2018-05-09T14:07:52.373Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-09T14:07:52.373Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ged Killen remove filter
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-20more like thismore than 2018-02-20
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Human Rights 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
unstar this property question text What steps he is taking to challenge human rights abuses in other countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Ged Killen more like this
star this property uin 903908 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-20more like thismore than 2018-02-20
star this property answer text <p>Championing and defending human rights is central to this government’s foreign policy. FCO ministers regularly raise human rights issues at senior level with foreign governments. We also defend human rights in multilateral fora, and deliver projects funded by the Magna Carta Fund for Human Rights and Democracy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Cities of London and Westminster more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Field more like this
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less than 2018-02-20T17:40:33.27Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-20T17:40:33.27Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ged Killen remove filter
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-10-09more like thismore than 2017-10-09
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property hansard heading LGBT People: Public Sector 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what progress the Government is making on its consultation with LGBT people on their experiences of accessing public services. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Gerard Killen more like this
star this property uin 901069 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-12more like thismore than 2017-10-12
star this property answer text <p>The National LGBT Survey will be closing on 15 October. We have received over 100,000 responses. We will analyse and publish the results and use the evidence to inform government policy on LGBT equality.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2017-10-12T16:42:20.197Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-12T16:42:20.197Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ged Killen remove filter
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-10more like thismore than 2019-05-10
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading State Retirement Pensions: Females 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 8 February 2019 to Question 217138, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of her Department instructing the Independent Case Examiner to reopen complaints relating to the equalisation of the state pension age cases in the event that legal proceedings fall away. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Ged Killen more like this
star this property uin 252884 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
star this property answer text <p>I refer the honourable gentlemen to the answer previously given in response to Question 217138. The Independent Case Examiner closed all live complaints concerning changes to women’s State Pension age when they became subject to legal proceedings, as is required under its governance contract. In the event the legal proceedings fall away or there is no determination on the matters which form the basis of this group of complaints, the Independent Case Examiner could consider reopening the cases at the request of the Department. The Department cannot evaluate the potential merits of making such a request until the legal proceedings have been concluded.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hexham more like this
star this property answering member printed Guy Opperman more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 252883 more like this
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less than 2019-05-15T09:21:53.623Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T09:21:53.623Z
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star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ged Killen remove filter
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-10more like thismore than 2019-05-10
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading State Retirement Pensions: Females 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 8 February 2019 to Question 217138, what designation has been assigned to those complaints. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Ged Killen more like this
star this property uin 252883 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
star this property answer text <p>I refer the honourable gentlemen to the answer previously given in response to Question 217138. The Independent Case Examiner closed all live complaints concerning changes to women’s State Pension age when they became subject to legal proceedings, as is required under its governance contract. In the event the legal proceedings fall away or there is no determination on the matters which form the basis of this group of complaints, the Independent Case Examiner could consider reopening the cases at the request of the Department. The Department cannot evaluate the potential merits of making such a request until the legal proceedings have been concluded.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hexham more like this
star this property answering member printed Guy Opperman more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 252884 more like this
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less than 2019-05-15T09:21:53.56Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T09:21:53.56Z
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star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ged Killen remove filter
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-03more like thismore than 2019-05-03
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Cohabitation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of extending (a) the marriage allowance and (b) other benefits to long-term cohabiting couples. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Ged Killen more like this
star this property uin 250798 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
star this property answer text <p>The Government introduced the Marriage Allowance in April 2015. Every time the personal allowance increases, the Marriage Allowance automatically becomes more generous.</p>The increase to personal allowance to £12,500 means that, from April this year, eligible couples will be able to transfer £1,250, compared to £1,060 in 2015-16. This means that in 2019-20, eligible couples can receive a tax reduction of up to £250, or £1,150 if they make a backdated claim to 2015-16.<p> </p><p>The Marriage Allowance was introduced specifically to recognise marriage and civil partnerships in the tax system. Therefore, the Government has made no assessment of extending Marriage Allowance to cohabiting couples.</p><p> </p><p>The majority of benefits are paid on a household basis and the Government currently has no plans to change this.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Central Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mel Stride more like this
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less than 2019-05-09T13:34:34.343Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-09T13:34:34.343Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-03-26more like thismore than 2019-03-26
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Access to Cash Review 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the final report of the Access to cash review published on 6 March 2019; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Ged Killen more like this
star this property uin 237122 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-01more like thismore than 2019-04-01
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises that widespread free access to cash remains extremely important to the day-to-day lives of many consumers and businesses in the UK. Government has been engaging and will continue to engage with the regulators and industry on this topic.</p><p> </p><p>The Treasury initiated a discussion on payment methods at Spring Statement 2018 through a Call for Evidence on Cash &amp; Digital Payments in the New Economy. This sought to gather evidence on how changing preferences for cash and digital payments impact on different sectors, regions and demographics.</p><p> </p><p>The Government welcomes the recent Access to Cash Review, which is an important contribution to the debate on cash and which will help inform our future policy development.</p><p> </p><p>The Government will formally respond to the Call for Evidence in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-04-01T14:31:09.553Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-01T14:31:09.553Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-03-01more like thismore than 2019-03-01
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Skin Cancer: Sunbeds more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the potential correlation between the use of sunbeds for tanning the risk of skin cancer; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Ged Killen more like this
star this property uin 227416 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-06more like thismore than 2019-03-06
star this property answer text <p>Ultraviolet (UV) radiation-emitting tanning devices, including sunbeds, were classified in 2009 as ‘carcinogenic to humans’ by the International Agency for Research on Cancer based on consistent evidence of a positive association between their use and incidence of melanoma.</p><p> </p><p>In 2009, the Committee on Medical Aspects of Radiation in the Environment published advice to United Kingdom Government on the health effects and risks from UV sunbeds and concluded that there is evidence to suggest an increased risk of skin cancer among those who use sunbeds before the age of 35. The Committee's Report is available at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/comare-13th-report" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/comare-13th-report</a></p><p> </p><p>The World Health Organization (WHO) report on ‘Artificial tanning devices: public health interventions to manage sunbeds’ states that melanoma risk increases with younger age of first sunbed use and with greater lifetime use of sunbeds. The WHO report can be viewed at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.who.int/uv/publications/artificial-tanning-devices/en/" target="_blank">https://www.who.int/uv/publications/artificial-tanning-devices/en/</a></p><p> </p><p>A systematic review in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) showed that people who have used a sunbed at least once at any stage in their life have a 20% higher risk of developing melanoma than people who have never used a sunbed, and the first use of sunbeds before the age of 35 increases the risk of developing melanoma by 59%. The BMJ report can be viewed at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.bmj.com/content/345/bmj.e4757.long" target="_blank">https://www.bmj.com/content/345/bmj.e4757.long</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2019-03-06T16:37:32.703Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-06T16:37:32.703Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ged Killen remove filter