Linked Data API

Show Search Form

Search Results

1109727
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-04more like thismore than 2019-04-04
star this property answering body
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 Universities: Staff 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 Education, what assessment he has made of the level of (a) female and (b) BAME representation in top university positions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 241027 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-10more like thismore than 2019-04-10
star this property answer text <p>Diversity and equality in higher education is a priority for this government. Higher education institutions are independent bodies and responsible for decisions about who they employ. Like every employer they must ensure they meet their obligations under the Equality Act 2010.</p><p>Important progress has been made on the number of women in leadership roles in higher education, particularly in the increase in the proportion of female Chairs of Governing Bodies and female Vice-Chancellors. Sector-led gender initiatives, such as the Athena SWAN Charter and the Aurora development scheme, demonstrate the importance the sector attaches to tackling the barriers that hinder women’s progression in higher education careers.</p><p>On 1 February, the government announced measures to tackle ethnic disparities in higher education including encouraging higher education providers to make use of tools such as the Race at Work Charter and the Race Equality Charter to drive forward a step-change in the recruitment and progression of ethnic minority employees.</p><p>The government has also consulted on ethnicity pay reporting in order to inform future government policy.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
star this property question first answered
remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-04-10T16:06:43.937Z
star this property answering member
4021
star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
1109036
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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
unstar this property hansard heading Police: Emergency Calls 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, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of legal protections for police emergency drivers; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 239935 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-05more like thismore than 2019-04-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government fully recognises the difficult job that police drivers do every day to keep road users and the wider public safe.</p><p>In September 2017, the Home Office announced a review into the law, guidance and practice surrounding both police pursuits and response driving to ensure that officers have the right legal protections. That included working closely with the police representatives, including the Federation, other government departments and groups representing road users and those advocating road safety.</p><p>Following the outcome of the review, a consultation was published in May 2018 inviting comments on reforms to certain aspects of road traffic law, the tests set out in the Road Traffic Act 1988 for the offences of careless and dangerous driving, police guidance and training for both pursuit and response driving.</p><p>The consultation closed in August 2018 and we will shortly announce the next steps.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-04-05T12:42:11.747Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-05T12:42:11.747Z
star this property answering member
1561
star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
1105886
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-28more like thismore than 2019-03-28
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
unstar this property hansard heading Shoplifting: Harrow East 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, what steps he is taking to support convenience retailers in Harrow East to prevent shop theft. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 238327 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-04more like thismore than 2019-04-04
star this property answer text <p>I chair the National Retail Crime Steering Group (NRCSG) which brings together partners including the police, trade bodies and retailers and is overseeing a range of work to tackle retail crime. This includes the collation and dissemination of good practice and developing guidance on the use of Impact Statements for Business, which give victims of business crime the opportunity to set out the impact the crime has had on the business, including, for example, financial loss. The NRCSG also continues to work with retailers to improve the management and response to shop theft using a partnership approach.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-04-04T16:18:48.943Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-04T16:18:48.943Z
star this property answering member
4399
star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
1105887
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-28more like thismore than 2019-03-28
star this property answering body
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
unstar this property hansard heading Reoffenders: Community Orders 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 Justice, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of commencing Section 151 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 to allow courts to deal more appropriately with low-level offences by repeat offenders through the use of community orders rather than fines. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 238328 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-03more like thismore than 2019-04-03
star this property answer text <p>There are no current plans to commence Section 151 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003, which allows courts, in certain circumstances, to use community orders for repeat offenders who might otherwise expect to receive fines.</p><p> </p><p>Section 143(2) of that Act requires courts to treat previous convictions as an aggravating factor when sentencing. For shop theft offences, the Sentencing Council’s guideline on theft offences came into force in 2016. This guideline allows for the imposition of community sentences for shop theft in a wide range of circumstances. In cases involving significant persistent offending, the community and custodial thresholds may be crossed even though the offence otherwise warrants a lesser sentence.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-04-03T16:40:51.74Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-03T16:40:51.74Z
star this property answering member
4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
1086597
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
star this property answering body
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 Apprentices: Greater London 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 Education, what estimate he has made of the number of companies who have transferred the apprenticeship levy in London. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 230796 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-19more like thismore than 2019-03-19
star this property answer text <p>As at 31 January 2019, there were 200 commitments in England entered into the apprenticeship service, where the transfer of funds between apprenticeship service accounts has been approved (a commitment is where a potential apprentice, who is expected to go on to start an apprenticeship, has been recorded with the Apprenticeship Service). Of these transferred commitments as at 31 January 2019, there were 130 transferred commitments that had materialised into apprenticeship starts. More information is available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/apprenticeship-and-levy-statistics-february-2019" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/apprenticeship-and-levy-statistics-february-2019</a>.</p><p> </p><p>Information on companies transferring apprenticeship levy funds in each region of England is not held centrally. Many levy-paying employers are headquartered in one region but operate across the country meaning that we cannot attribute levy-funds transferred in individual locations. Individual employers have control of the expenditure (and transfer) of apprenticeship levy funds based on their current and future skills needs.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-03-19T12:31:20.803Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-19T12:31:20.803Z
star this property answering member
1523
star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
1077393
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
star this property answering body
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
unstar this property hansard heading Kashmir: Terrorism 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 What diplomatic steps he has taken to support India following the recent terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 909449 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
star this property answer text <p>The UK government unequivocally condemns the appalling terror attacks in Pulwama on 14 Februrary. We are actively encouraging the Governments of both India and Pakistan to find diplomatic solutions and refrain from actions that could jeopardise regional stability. We are also working through the UN Security Council to ensure that the perpetrators are brought to justice.</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
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-02-26T16:05:00.13Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-26T16:05:00.13Z
star this property answering member
1405
star this property label Biography information for Mark Field more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
1077208
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-25more like thismore than 2019-02-25
star this property answering body
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: Pay 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 Education, pursuant to the Answer of 9 January 2019 to Question 204600 on Teachers: Pay, what advice his Department received on the decision to award the teachers’ pay grant to maintained schools and academies and not sixth form colleges. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 225482 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-04more like thismore than 2019-03-04
star this property answer text <p>Ministers received detailed advice from officials before announcing the Teachers’ Pay Grant. Unions and other representative organisations also contacted the Department.</p><p>The Teachers’ Pay Grant was introduced in response to changes to the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD), following recommendations from the School Teachers’ Review Body. This document applies to maintained schools, and as many academies choose to follow it, the grant was available to both maintained schools and academies.</p><p>There are 16-19 maintained schools which must follow the STPCD. These were included in the pay grant, alongside equivalent academies.</p><p>Further education (FE) and sixth form colleges have a different legal status and relationship to Government. They are private institutions, independent of Government, and it is for employers to agree pay structures, based on local needs. The Department is considering carefully the needs of FE colleges, including in relation to funding, in preparation for the next Spending Review.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-03-04T14:40:22.237Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-04T14:40:22.237Z
star this property answering member
111
star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
1058892
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
star this property answering body
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: Pay 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 Education, pursuant to the Answer of 9 January 2019 to Question 204600 on Teachers: Pay, what representations his Department received on the decision to award the teachers’ pay grant to maintained schools and academies but not sixth form colleges. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 219402 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
star this property answer text <p>Since the Teachers’ Pay Grant methodology was published in September 2018, the Department has been contacted by representative organisations, unions, individual colleges, Members of Parliament, and members of the public. These have mainly been through correspondence, but also some meetings with officials and ministers.</p><p>Further education (FE) and sixth form colleges have a different legal status and relationship to government when compared with schools. They are private institutions, independent of government, and it is for individual employers to agree pay structures, based on local needs. The Department is carefully considering the needs of FE providers, including in relation to funding, in preparation for the next Spending Review.</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
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-02-19T16:55:47.173Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-19T16:55:47.173Z
star this property answering member
111
star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
1052333
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-31more like thismore than 2019-01-31
star this property answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Social Services: 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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, if his Department will make an assessment of the potential effects on children of not using the children’s services relative needs formula to distribute the social care support grant announced in Budget 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 215161 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-06more like thismore than 2019-02-06
star this property answer text <p>At Autumn Budget 2019, the Chancellor made available £410 million in 2019/20 for social care services in local authorities – both adult and children’s social care. We proposed in the provisional local government finance settlement to distribute these resources based on the existing Adult Social Care relative needs formula, as the best available method. Consultation responses overwhelmingly supported this approach which was confirmed in the final settlement. Local authorities have welcomed the additional funding and the discretion to spend in a way which best fits their community’s needs.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond (Yorks) more like this
star this property answering member printed Rishi Sunak more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-02-06T16:56:38.887Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-06T16:56:38.887Z
star this property answering member
4483
star this property label Biography information for Rishi Sunak more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
1052334
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-31more like thismore than 2019-01-31
star this property answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Local Government Finance 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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment his Department made of the needs of urban areas when allocating £1 billion of additional funding in the provisional local government finance settlement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 215162 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-07more like thismore than 2019-02-07
star this property answer text <p>The final local government finance settlement confirmed a real-terms increase in available funding for local authorities to help deliver local services, support vulnerable residents and build vibrant communities.</p><p>This includes an additional £650 million for social care, allocated using the well-established Adult Social Care relative needs formula, which takes into account the relative needs of local authorities, including in urban areas.</p><p>The additional resources provided through the settlement also included the distribution of £180 million of surplus in the business rates retention levy account, which was allocated on the basis of each authority’s 2013-14 Settlement Funding Assessment. The Settlement Funding Assessment is a measure of the relative needs of local authorities, including in urban areas.</p><p>Funding baselines for every authority are determined by an assessment of the relative needs of areas, including measures of deprivation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond (Yorks) more like this
star this property answering member printed Rishi Sunak more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-02-07T17:14:15.9Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-07T17:14:15.9Z
star this property answering member
4483
star this property label Biography information for Rishi Sunak more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
1050432
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Smoking 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 Health and Social Care, how much his Department spent from the public purse on campaigns to promote the cessation of smoking in 2017-18. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 214029 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-06more like thismore than 2019-02-06
star this property answer text <p>Expenditure on smoking cessation advertising campaigns by Public Health England in 2017-18 was £1.99 million.</p><p> </p><p>Campaign spending is defined as covering only media spend. Figures are net, rounded to nearest £10,000. Figures exclude value added tax.</p><p> </p><p>Media spend includes expenditure for advertising on television, radio, national press, regional press, out of home (outdoor), cinema and digital. Recruitment advertising and media partnerships are not included.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-02-06T15:12:42.827Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-06T15:12:42.827Z
star this property answering member
4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
1029158
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-20more like thismore than 2018-12-20
star this property answering body
Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star 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 Castes: Discrimination 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 What progress the Government has made on repealing the duty under the amendment to section 9 of the Equality Act 2010 in relation to caste discrimination. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 908344 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-20more like thismore than 2018-12-20
star this property answer text <p>We intend to legislate to repeal the caste duty as soon as we have a suitable legislative vehicle and parliamentary time, and we expect to publish guidance on caste and the Equality Act before the summer.</p><p> </p><p>My Hon Friend will know that I have been determined to ensure this issue is resolved since I became Minister for Women and Equalities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-12-20T12:04:29.607Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-20T12:04:29.607Z
star this property answering member
4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
1029164
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-20more like thismore than 2018-12-20
star this property answering body
Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Overseas Trade: Israel 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 What opportunities he identified for further trade co-operation with Israel during his recent visit to that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 908329 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-20more like thismore than 2018-12-20
star this property answer text <p>I met with Prime Minister Netanyahu and Minister of Economy and Industry Eli Cohen during a visit to Israel in November, when we discussed our record levels of trade and investment and noted the good progress made on our continuity trade arrangement. I agreed with President Netanyahu to increase trade cooperation through joint Government sponsorship of a high-level trade and investment conference in 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Somerset more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Liam Fox more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-12-20T13:28:44.723Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-20T13:28:44.723Z
star this property answering member
223
star this property label Biography information for Dr Liam Fox more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
1019426
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-03more like thismore than 2018-12-03
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Smoking 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 Health and Social Care, how much his Department has spent on campaigns to promote the cessation of smoking in 2018-19; and what funding his Department plans to allocated to cessation campaigns in 2018-19. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 198221 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-11more like thismore than 2018-12-11
star this property answer text <p>Public Health England runs smoking cessation campaigns. Media spend to date during 2018/19 on campaigns to promote the cessation of smoking is £1.2 million.</p><p> </p><p>£2.4 million has been allocated in total for the media spend on cessation campaigns in 2018/19.</p><p> </p><p>As the 2018/19 financial year is not yet complete and campaign work is ongoing, these figures should be considered provisional. Figures are net plus agency fees and commissions (rounded to the nearest £100,000). Figures exclude Value Added Tax.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-12-11T16:50:32.297Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-11T16:50:32.297Z
star this property answering member
4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
1017475
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-30more like thismore than 2018-11-30
star this property answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Housing Revenue Accounts 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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to support local authorities to increase housebuilding as a result of the removal of the HRA borrowing cap. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 197621 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-05more like thismore than 2018-12-05
star this property answer text <p>We are developing the planning capacity local authorities need to increase the delivery of new homes through the Planning Delivery Fund. Local authorities are able to draw from a wide range of sector led advice, good practice, and case study examples and we will also be working closely with local authorities to ensure they are able to make the most of the tools we have given them.</p><p>Local authorities can bid alongside housing associations for the £9 billion Affordable Homes Programme to build affordable homes. We are also providing a longer term rent deal for 5 years from 2020 to provide local authorities with a stable investment environment to deliver new homes and we have consulted on options for allowing local authorities more flexibility in the use of their Right to Buy receipts.</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
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-12-05T16:55:47.64Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-05T16:55:47.64Z
star this property answering member
4495
star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
1005680
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
star this property answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Social Rented Housing: Waiting Lists 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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the validity of reports that local authorities are excluding people from social housing waiting lists due to (a) a history of rent arrears, (b) criminal convictions and (c) experience of rough sleeping. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 190431 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>The Localism Act 2011 gave local authorities the power to set their own qualification criteria for social housing. They can now decide who should qualify for social housing in their area, and develop solutions which make best use of the social housing stock. The Localism Act also retained the statutory ‘reasonable preference’ requirements which ensure that overall priority for social housing goes to those in housing need, including homeless households, those in overcrowded housing, and those with medical and welfare needs.</p><p>The Social Housing Green Paper published in August this year (<a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/a-new-deal-for-social-housing" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/a-new-deal-for-social-housing</a>) sets out an intention to undertake an evidence collection exercise to help us understand how the social housing allocation framework is playing out in local areas and if it is striking the right balance of fairness, support and aspiration. The exercise will include a focus on how local authority flexibilities on qualification and prioritisation are being used in practice.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-11-19T16:25:12.847Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T16:25:12.847Z
star this property answering member
4495
star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
1002696
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-06more like thismore than 2018-11-06
star this property answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Supporting People Programme 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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment the Government has made of the effect of removing the ring-fencing on Supporting People funding on the provision of homelessness services. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 188802 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to tackling rough sleeping and homelessness, which is why we are providing over £1.2 billion of funding to address the issue. This year we have implemented the Homelessness Reduction Act, published our £100 million Rough Sleeping Strategy and taken immediate action to begin to reduce the number of people rough sleeping. <br> <br> We also announced this summer that funding for housing costs across the supported accommodation sector, including short-term accommodation like homelessness hostels, will stay in Housing Benefit and that we would undertake a review of housing-related support. While the review will not assess the effect of the removal of the ringfence, it will help us better understand how housing and support fit together across the supported housing sector, including in supported homelessness provision.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-11-15T12:20:04.29Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T12:20:04.29Z
star this property answering member
4053
star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
1002698
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-06more like thismore than 2018-11-06
star this property answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Sleeping Rough: Private Rented Housing 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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans the Government has to support landlords in the private rented sector to let to people with a history of rough sleeping. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 188803 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
star this property answer text <p>On 10 October we launched the Private Rented Sector Access Fund which makes available £20 million for schemes that will help landlords in the private rented sector let to people who are, or at risk of becoming homeless and sleeping rough. In the rough sleeping strategy, published in August, we committed to deliver the Rapid Rehousing Pathway. This includes support for both increased tenancy sustainment support for rough sleepers and those at risk of rough sleeping and funding for local lettings agencies to strengthen relationships between landlords and tenants.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-11-16T14:43:01.67Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-16T14:43:01.67Z
star this property answering member
4053
star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
995572
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-26more like thismore than 2018-10-26
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Endoscopy 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 Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of Clinical Commissioning Groups commissioned extra endoscopy capacity in (a) 2017-2018 (b) 2018-2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 184388 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-02more like thismore than 2018-11-02
star this property answer text <p>Endoscopy capacity is a matter for local clinical commissioning groups. The information requested is not held centrally by the Department or NHS England.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-11-02T13:26:07.8Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-02T13:26:07.8Z
star this property answering member
4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
994657
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-25more like thismore than 2018-10-25
star this property answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Motor Vehicles: Hire Services 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment he has made of the accountability of the vehicle rental industry to its customers; and how many complaints his Department has received on that industry in the last twelve months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 183921 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-02more like thismore than 2018-11-02
star this property answer text <p>The Department has not undertaken a specific assessment of the accountability of the vehicle hire industry.</p><p> </p><p>In the last 12 months BEIS has received 5 complaints about consumer protection relating to the vehicle hire industry.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-11-02T14:36:31.58Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-02T14:36:31.58Z
star this property answering member
4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
989510
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-17more like thismore than 2018-10-17
star this property answering body
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 Electronic Cigarettes: VAT 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether e-cigarettes which gain authorisation as licensed medicines from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency will be taxed at the reduced rate of VAT when sold over the counter. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 180700 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-26more like thismore than 2018-10-26
star this property answer text <p>Where the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has approved medicinal E-cigarettes as pharmaceutical smoking cessation products, they could be subject to the 5% VAT if sold over the counter or zero-rated when dispensed on prescription.</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
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-10-26T13:43:59.687Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-26T13:43:59.687Z
star this property answering member
3935
star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
982993
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-08more like thismore than 2018-10-08
star this property answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Sleeping Rough: Young People 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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether the Government has plans to undertake a (a) trial and (b) evaluation of Housing First for under-25s, including people who are not entrenched rough sleepers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 176253 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-16more like thismore than 2018-10-16
star this property answer text <p>Piloting Housing First was a 2017 manifesto commitment and was first announced at the Autumn Budget 2017. It is an important element of the Government’s effort to end rough sleeping by 2027. It will build on the implementation of the Homelessness Reduction Act, and the new Rough Sleeping Initiative that the previous Secretary of State announced on 30 March.</p><p>The Housing First Pilots that Government are funding in West Midlands, Greater Manchester and Liverpool City Region combined authorities will provide support to rough sleepers with the most complex needs, regardless of their age. The £28 million funding also includes £2.7 million for the external evaluation of the pilots. This will ensure we have a robust evidence base for the effectiveness of the approach.</p><p>There are currently no plans to develop a trial and evaluation of Housing First specifically for under-25s. However, we are committed to preventing youth homelessness and ensuring that young people get the support they need. That is why we announced in our Rough Sleeping Strategy that we are launching a new Social Impact Bond (SIB) targeted at young people who are at risk of homelessness or rough sleeping.</p><p>The Young Futures Fund will be aimed at young people aged 18-24 who are homeless and not in education, employment and training, with the ultimate goal of improving their life outcomes by offering them the tailored wrap around support that they need. It will build on the successes of the Fair Chance Fund which supported over 1,900 homeless young people to improve accommodation, employment and education outcomes. We will take the learning from the Fair Chance Fund to inform our approach.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-10-16T15:00:19.793Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-16T15:00:19.793Z
star this property answering member
4053
star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
943841
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-18more like thismore than 2018-07-18
star this property answering body
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
unstar this property hansard heading Iran: Politics and Government 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has received representations on the arrest of an Iranian diplomat in Germany on charges related to a foiled plot against the Iran Freedom – The Alternative gathering on 30 June 2018 in Paris; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 165541 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-27more like thismore than 2018-07-27
star this property answer text <p>We have not received specific representations from any other governments on the arrest of an Iranian diplomat in Germany but we are concerned by reports that an Iranian diplomat may have been involved with a plot against a conference in Paris.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-07-27T11:26:24.283Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-27T11:26:24.283Z
star this property answering member
1201
star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
943842
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-18more like thismore than 2018-07-18
star this property answering body
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
unstar this property hansard heading Iran: Politics and Government 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential perpetrators of the plot against the Iran Freedom – The Alternative gathering on 30 June 2018 in Paris. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 165542 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-27more like thismore than 2018-07-27
star this property answer text <p>We are concerned by reports that an Iranian diplomat may have been involved with a plot against a conference in Paris, and understand that investigations are ongoing in a number of European countries. We are not aware at this stage of a link to the UK.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-07-27T11:27:38.04Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-27T11:27:38.04Z
star this property answering member
1201
star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
938594
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-11more like thismore than 2018-07-11
star this property answering body
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
unstar this property hansard heading Coroners 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 Justice, how many (a) Jewish and (b) Muslim deaths have been processed in each coroner area in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Bob Blackman remove filter
star this property uin 163078 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-20more like thismore than 2018-07-20
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Justice does not have operational responsibility for coroner services and therefore only holds information that it has decided to collect from coroners on the basis that it would be useful in policy making. We collect annual data on deaths reported to coroners, including inquests and post-mortem examinations held. The figures for the number of post mortems held in 2017 which involved less invasive techniques are available at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/706047/coroners-statistics-2017-csvs.zip" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/706047/coroners-statistics-2017-csvs.zip</a>.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Justice does not currently collect from coroners information on the number of less invasive post-mortem examinations which have been requested, Jewish or Muslim deaths investigated by coroners, and release of bodies or out of hours services.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
163079 more like this
163080 more like this
163081 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-07-20T13:58:27.467Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-20T13:58:27.467Z
star this property answering member
4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
star this property tabling member
4005
star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this