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star this property date less than 2016-02-03more like thismore than 2016-02-03
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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 hansard heading VisitBritain more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the respective responsibilities of the home nations' tourism organisations following restructuring of VisitBritain, in particular regarding the attraction of overseas visitors to each of the four nations. more like this
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Lord Wigley more like this
star this property uin HL5870 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-02-15more like thismore than 2016-02-15
star this property answer text Tourism is a devolved matter, so it is for each of the home nations to decide on the structure and activities of their national tourist boards. <p /><p />The Government has decided that the British Tourist Authority should continue to trade as VisitBritain and VisitEngland - with VisitBritain focussed on the promotion of Britain overseas, and VisitEngland focussed on the development of English tourism product. VisitEngland will do this through a new £40m Discover England fund. <p /><p />Funding for British tourism will now be ring-fenced and the Government is committed to setting challenging targets for VisitBritain to encourage more visitors to explore beyond London. We are actively engaging with the Scottish and Welsh Governments on these targets and operating principles. more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2016-02-15T12:19:25.147Z
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4284
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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547
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417081
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-09-07more like thismore than 2015-09-07
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Severn River Crossing: Tolls more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with ministers of the Welsh Government about the future of the charging of tolls on the Severn Bridge. more like this
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Lord Wigley more like this
star this property uin HL2001 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 2015-09-15more like thismore than 2015-09-15
star this property answer text <p>We will set out a timetable for decisions on the future of the Severn Tolls shortly. In taking this forward we will ensure we consult fully with key interested parties, including the Welsh Government.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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less than 2015-09-15T11:18:36.757Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-15T11:18:36.757Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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547
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-05-27more like thismore than 2015-05-27
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Department for Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept id 63 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property hansard heading Nuclear Power Stations: Decommissioning more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the recently announced reduction in the number of employees working on the decommissioning of nuclear power stations and the possible safety implications for those locations. more like this
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Lord Wigley more like this
star this property uin HL73 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 2015-06-02more like thismore than 2015-06-02
star this property answer text <p>This is a commercial matter for Cavendish Fluor Partnership who were last year appointed by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) as the Magnox Parent Body Organisation to deliver greater effectiveness and efficiency in the decommissioning of the 12 Magnox sites. The Magnox programme is a closure programme and, inevitably, this means that workforce numbers will reduce as the sites are decommissioned.</p><p>The Government sympathises with those directly affected and is assured by the NDA, which has been fully involved in discussions with Magnox on its new organisational structure, that the company will implement its plans in line with industry best practice in order to mitigate the impact of job losses, and with fairness and respect for its staff.</p><p>Nothing will be done to compromise safety and security. The independent regulator, the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) is also content with the programme.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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less than 2015-06-02T13:47:37.6Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-02T13:47:37.6Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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547
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79758
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-29more like thismore than 2014-07-29
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Sovereignty: Scotland more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the implications for Wales of the outcome of the referendum on Scottish independence. more like this
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Lord Wigley more like this
star this property uin HL1650 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 2014-08-04more like thismore than 2014-08-04
star this property answer text <p>This Government has demonstrated a clear commitment to devolution in Wales and that will continue regardless of the outcome of the referendum on Scottish independence. The Wales Bill delivers on most of the Silk Commission’s part one recommendations and the Government is currently considering the Commission’s part two recommendations that do not require primary legislation.</p><p>Any further changes to the devolution settlement in Wales, including consideration of the recommendations in the Silk Commission’s second report that do require primary legislation are matters for the next Parliament and should therefore inform party manifestoes for next year’s General Election.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Randerson more like this
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less than 2014-08-04T10:29:44.6329485Zmore like thismore than 2014-08-04T10:29:44.6329485Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Randerson more like this
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547
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381600
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-16more like thismore than 2015-06-16
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Buildings: Asbestos more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with Ministers and officials in the Welsh government regarding exposure to asbestos in public buildings in Wales. more like this
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Lord Wigley more like this
star this property uin HL516 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 2015-06-23more like thismore than 2015-06-23
star this property answer text <p>There have been no discussions. The statutory responsibility for ensuring that risks from asbestos are managed falls to the duty holder and to any employer undertaking work on asbestos-containing materials in those premises. For public buildings in Wales this could include, but is not exclusive to, the local authority, schools or the Welsh Government.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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less than 2015-06-23T12:02:40.397Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-23T12:02:40.397Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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547
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-15more like thismore than 2015-07-15
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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 Falkland Islands: Population more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is (1) the current resident civilian population and (2) the current non-civilian population in the Falkland Islands; and what is their estimate of the annual number of visitors to the Falkland Islands. more like this
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Lord Wigley more like this
star this property uin HL1488 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 2015-07-29more like thismore than 2015-07-29
star this property answer text <p>The usual resident civilian population on the Falkland Islands is 2,931 (Falkland Islands Government Statistical Yearbook 2014). There are around 1,200 military and civilian personnel based at Royal Air Force (RAF) Mount Pleasant supporting a range of air, naval and land capabilities. Over the last 12 months there have been approximately 47,500 visitors to the Falkland Islands.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2015-07-29T09:42:19.513Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-29T09:42:19.513Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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547
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390077
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-15more like thismore than 2015-07-15
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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 Falkland Islands: Armed Forces more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the estimated annual cost to the public purse of maintaining the United Kingdom's military presence in the Falkland Islands. more like this
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Lord Wigley more like this
star this property uin HL1489 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 2015-07-23more like thismore than 2015-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The total annual running cost of the garrison in the Falkland Islands (including infrastructure costs) is around £85 million. In addition, as part of the Falkland Islands Defence Review, £180 million will be invested in improvements to the infrastructure over the next ten years.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2015-07-23T15:56:00.213Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-23T15:56:00.213Z
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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547
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347907
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star this property date less than 2015-06-02more like thismore than 2015-06-02
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading National Income more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the latest figures for gross value added per capita for (1) England, (2) Northern Ireland, (3) Scotland and (4) Wales. more like this
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Lord Wigley more like this
star this property uin HL193 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 2015-06-09more like thismore than 2015-06-09
star this property answer text <p>The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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less than 2015-06-09T15:58:34.43Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-09T15:58:34.43Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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star this property file name HL193 Lord Wigley ONS Reply.pdf more like this
star this property title UK Statistics Reply more like this
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547
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347908
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-02more like thismore than 2015-06-02
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Productivity more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the latest figures for the employee activity rates in (1) Wales, (2) Scotland, (3) Northern Ireland and (4) each of the regions of England. more like this
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Lord Wigley more like this
star this property uin HL194 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 2015-06-11more like thismore than 2015-06-11
star this property answer text <p>The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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star this property file name HL194 Lord Wigley ONS Reply.pdf more like this
star this property title UK Statistics Reply more like this
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star this property file name HL194 Tables.xlsx more like this
star this property title Referenced Tables more like this
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less than 2015-06-11T16:01:22.357Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-11T16:01:22.357Z
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4535
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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547
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437048
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-12-10more like thismore than 2015-12-10
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Census more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the context of the 2021 Census topic consultation, they will consider including a question on the date when persons who were not born as UK citizens acquired UK citizenship. more like this
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Lord Wigley more like this
star this property uin HL4514 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 2015-12-21more like thismore than 2015-12-21
star this property answer text <p>The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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HL4515 more like this
HL4516 more like this
HL4517 more like this
HL4518 more like this
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less than 2015-12-21T12:57:03.647Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-21T12:57:03.647Z
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4535
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bridges of Headley more like this
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star this property file name UKSA Letter HL4514, HL4515, HL4516, HL4517, HL4518 FINAL.pdf more like this
star this property title UKSA referral letter more like this
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547
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Wigley remove filter