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star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Education 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 Education, pursuant to the Answer of 20 October 2014 to Question 210122, what costs (a) have been and (b) will be incurred by her Department for the (i) design and (ii) editing of the British Armed Forces Learning Resource 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham remove filter
star this property uin 211549 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 2014-10-28more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Education has not incurred any costs for the design or editing of the British Armed Forces Learning Resource 2014.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T17:24:30.1839719Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T17:24:30.1839719Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Pupil Premium 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 Education, what assessment she has made of the merits of extending the Pupil Premium to all children educated at home. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham remove filter
star this property uin 212017 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 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p>The aim of the Pupil Premium is to raise the attainment of mainly economically disadvantaged pupils, which is why the funding is focused on those children who have been on free school meals at some point in the last six years.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>There are no plans to extend the Pupil Premium to children who are educated at home. The Government respects the right of parents to choose how their children are educated, whether this is at home or in any of the institutions available to them. However, parents who choose to home educate their children must take responsibility for costs. Local authorities have the power to give assistance to parents who home school if they so choose.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-11-03T13:54:35.7946064Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T13:54:35.7946064Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Pupil Premium 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 Education, if she will extend the Pupil Premium to children who are educated at home and have (a) foetal alcohol spectrum disorder and (b) other special needs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham remove filter
star this property uin 212018 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 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p>There are no plans to extend the Pupil Premium to children who are educated at home, or to children with either foetal alcohol spectrum disorder or other special needs. The aim of the Pupil Premium is to help schools close the attainment gap, with funding focused on those children who have been on free school meals at some point in the last six years.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government respects the right of parents to choose how their children are educated, whether this is at home or in any of the institutions available to them. However, parents who choose to home educate their children must take responsibility for the costs.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Local authorities have the power to choose to give assistance to parents who home school. This can include providing support to children with special educational needs, whether or not they have a statement or Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan. The 0-25 SEND Code of Practice makes it clear that local authorities should work with parents and consider whether to provide support in the home to help the parents make suitable provision. Where an authority draws up a statement or EHC plan which ‘names’ home education as the right provision for the child then they must make any additional special educational provision set out by the statement or plan.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-11-03T13:51:55.1681095Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T13:51:55.1681095Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-02-24more like thismore than 2015-02-24
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Teachers: Training 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 Education, what amount her Department spent on marketing (a) the Troops to Teachers scheme and (b) each other Initial Teacher Training scheme between June 2013 and 31 December 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham remove filter
star this property uin 225107 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 2015-02-27more like thismore than 2015-02-27
star this property answer text <p>For Troops to Teachers, the Department for Education allocated £52,046 for marketing and communications to the Ministry of Defence’s resettlement contractor between June 2013 and 31 December 2014.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Between June 2013 and December 2014 the Department for Education spent £5,585,000 on other initial teacher training marketing.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2015-02-27T11:37:16.88Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-27T11:37:16.88Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
223247
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-02-24more like thismore than 2015-02-24
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Teachers: Veterans 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 Education, what estimate her Department has made of (a) the expected number of applicants for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 cohorts of the Troops to Teachers scheme, (b) the number expected to join that scheme and (c) the number expected to complete the training. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham remove filter
star this property uin 225108 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 2015-02-27more like thismore than 2015-02-27
star this property answer text <p>Based on previous cohorts the Department for Education expects to receive approximately 500 eligible applications. Candidates must then go through a rigorous selection and assessment process, including a school-based interview and must also meet the appropriate initial teacher training eligibility criteria before they are accepted onto the programme. The Department anticipates that up to 100 trainees will begin their training in September 2015 and up to 100 trainees in September 2016.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>There are currently have 84 trainees completing their training.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2015-02-27T11:38:08.533Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-27T11:38:08.533Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
223248
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-02-24more like thismore than 2015-02-24
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Teachers: Veterans 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 Education, what estimate she has made of the cost to the public purse of the two-year extension of the Troops to Teachers scheme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham remove filter
star this property uin 225109 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 2015-02-27more like thismore than 2015-02-27
star this property answer text <p>The provisional budget for the expansion of the Troops to Teachers programme is £8.65 million for a further two cohorts. The majority of the funding, approximately £5.32 million, will be used for trainees’ salaries in line with other employment-based initial teacher training routes. The rest will cover the costs of the university course provision, recruitment, marketing and running costs.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The programme budget will be reviewed regularly to reflect the actual number of trainees recruited and to identify any potential savings.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2015-02-27T11:39:29.113Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-27T11:39:29.113Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-05-26more like thismore than 2016-05-26
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Low Pay: 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
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what steps the Government is taking to tackle low pay in Northern Ireland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham remove filter
star this property uin 905257 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 2016-06-08more like thismore than 2016-06-08
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to delivering a higher wage, lower tax and lower welfare society.</p><p> </p><p>That is why we have introduced the new National Living Wage of £7.20 which will benefit 100,000 people in Northern Ireland and increase annual wages by up to £900.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre and Preston North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Ben Wallace more like this
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less than 2016-06-08T14:42:46.237Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-08T14:42:46.237Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Ben Wallace more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-07-10more like thismore than 2017-07-10
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
unstar this property hansard heading European Union: English Language 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 Exiting the European Union, whether the English language would cease to be an official language of the EU after the UK's withdrawal from the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham remove filter
star this property uin 3894 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 2017-07-13more like thismore than 2017-07-13
star this property answer text <p>While the UK will maintain an interest, any decision on official languages of the EU after the UK’s withdrawal will be one to be taken by the EU institutions and their Member States.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Worcester more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robin Walker more like this
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less than 2017-07-13T15:57:02.893Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-13T15:57:02.893Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robin Walker more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-01-27more like thismore than 2015-01-27
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Prime Minister more like this
star this property answering dept id 23 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Prime Minister more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Prime Minister more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Coal Gasification more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Prime Minister, if he will establish a Cabinet committee chaired by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the development of deep offshore underground coal gasification. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham remove filter
star this property uin 222210 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 2015-02-03more like thismore than 2015-02-03
star this property answer text <p>Issues relating to the development of deep offshore underground coal gasification are considered at a number of Cabinet committees including the Economic Affairs and Growth and Enterprise Committees.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witney more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Cameron more like this
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less than 2015-02-03T16:16:28.44Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-03T16:16:28.44Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Cameron more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-01-26more like thismore than 2015-01-26
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Offshore Industry: Taxation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what his policy is on using the tax system to incentivise (a) job sharing, (b) maintenance backlog work, (c) drilling work and (d) skills training in the offshore oil and gas industry during the current period of low oil prices. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham remove filter
star this property uin 221932 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 2015-02-03more like thismore than 2015-02-03
star this property answer text <p>The government is committed to this important industrial sector and to maximise the economic benefits of our oil and gas resources in accordance with Sir Ian Woods recommendations in his final report on maximising recovery on the UK Continental Shelf.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>With between 11 and 21 billion barrels of oil equivalent still to be exploited, the UK Continental Shelf can continue to provide considerable economic benefits to the UK through increased energy security and further development of the UK’s strong and export-focussed supply chain, as well as the jobs which the industry both provides and supports.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>We understand the challenges currently facing the UK oil and gas industry following the steep fall in oil prices and are following developments in the North Sea closely.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>We have been proactive in our response to the weakening oil price. In December, the government announced an ambitious programme of reform across the oil and gas tax regime, including the introduction of a new single investment allowance to support investment on the UKCS and an immediate cut to the rate of the Supplementary Charge, which is already in effect.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Investment Allowance was identified by the industry as their number one priority and would incentivise drilling work, a formal consultation on this measure is underway.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Although these fiscal measures will encourage activity and protect jobs, our response has not been limited to the use of the tax system. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, the Rt Hon Edward Davey MP, has tasked Andy Samuel, the CEO of the newly formed OGA, to lead an urgent commission, working with industry to identify what further measures might be taken by the government and industry. The report outlining the conclusions of this work shall be presented by the end of February.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Additionally, the BIS led joint oil and gas Industrial Strategy outlines key considerations regarding training and maintaining talent within the industry, to sustain and promote growth within the supply chain.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2015-02-03T14:00:03.763Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-03T14:00:03.763Z
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star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this