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star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
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Cabinet Office more like this
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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 Civil Service: Recruitment more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what proportion of Civil Service Fast Stream entrants were privately educated in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p><strong> </strong>Fast Stream and Early Talent are committed to removing barriers to the success of diverse talent at the entry stage and beyond. The programmes are crucial pipelines for leadership roles, and our aim is to expand representation to match the relevant eligible populations and ensure we deliver on making Civil Service leadership reflective of the society it serves.</p><p>Below is the information we hold from the years 2013-2018 on the proportion of Civil Service Fast Stream entrants that were privately educated.</p><p> </p><p>This data shows the proportion of successful candidates who were privately educated where the data is available.</p><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Independently educated, UK</p></td><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>2017</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>23.50%</p></td><td><p>23%</p></td><td><p>25.20%</p></td><td><p>28.60%</p></td><td><p>n/a*</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Independently educated, UK and overseas</p></td><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>30.4%**</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>*Data from 2017 is missing due to information being stored on two different systems in that year which we cannot access.</p><p>** In 2018 school type was classified differently with overseas figures included.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Hertsmere more like this
star this property answering member printed Oliver Dowden more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T11:28:02.847Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:28:02.847Z
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star this property label Biography information for Oliver Dowden more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
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Cabinet Office more like this
unstar 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 Underground Asset Register 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 Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the status is of the national underground asset register trial; whether the information on that trial has been shared with stakeholders; and what opendata access is available from that trial. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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star this property uin 279413 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
star this property answer text <p>The Geospatial Commission launched two pilots in April 2019 (one led by Ordnance Survey in the North East of England; the other by the Greater London Authority in six local authorities in London) to test the feasibility of creating a national underground asset register showing the location of underground pipes, cables and ducts to help reduce costly utility strikes and improve worker safety. Both pilots are making good progress and are scheduled to complete on time in March 2020.</p><p>Regular programme updates are provided to relevant stakeholders. The outputs of the pilots will include a data sharing agreement framework, inventory reports of existing data, a common data model, recommended requirements for a national build and findings from use case testing. These outputs will be shared as appropriate in any related tender packs after the pilots have completed.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hertsmere more like this
star this property answering member printed Oliver Dowden more like this
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less than 2019-07-24T08:28:05.857Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T08:28:05.857Z
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star this property label Biography information for Oliver Dowden more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1127193
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star this property date less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar 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
star this property hansard heading Telecommunications and Utilities: Regulation 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the regulation of the (a) water, (b) energy and (c) telecoms sectors in promoting sustainability. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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star this property uin 255328 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
star this property answer text <p>We keep the effectiveness of our regulatory regimes under review. The National Audit Office also assesses regulation and regulatory outcomes. The Government has asked the National Infrastructure Commission to assess what changes might be necessary to the existing regulatory framework to facilitate future investment needs, promote greater competition and increase innovation, and meet the needs of both current and future consumers.</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
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less than 2019-05-21T14:55:07.317Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T14:55:07.317Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1129246
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star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar 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
star this property hansard heading Universities: Research 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to support the future engagement of UK universities with CESAER, LERU, EUA, the Guild, and other European University Associations, in order to maintain levels of collaboration in research, teaching and best practice after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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star this property uin 259207 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>As Chair of the High-Level Stakeholder Working Group on EU Exit, Universities, Research and Innovation, I regularly engage with senior representatives from UK universities, academies and businesses to discuss issues of common interest regarding the UK’s exit from the EU.</p><p> </p><p>I continue to support positive discussions with representatives of these organisations on how best to maintain UK collaboration, including with a wide range of European umbrella organisations.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 259208 more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T15:55:24.31Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T15:55:24.31Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1129253
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star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar 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
star this property hansard heading Universities: Research 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to support the future engagement of UK universities with European University Associations such as CESAER, LERU, EUA, the Guild, in order to maintain levels of collaboration in research, teaching and best practice. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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Chi Onwurah remove filter
star this property uin 259208 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>As Chair of the High-Level Stakeholder Working Group on EU Exit, Universities, Research and Innovation, I regularly engage with senior representatives from UK universities, academies and businesses to discuss issues of common interest regarding the UK’s exit from the EU.</p><p> </p><p>I continue to support positive discussions with representatives of these organisations on how best to maintain UK collaboration, including with a wide range of European umbrella organisations.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 259207 more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T15:55:24.37Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T15:55:24.37Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1129348
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star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar 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
star this property hansard heading Energy: North East more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to Prospering from the energy revolution: An overview of government’s challenge to industry and research to create more efficient energy systems and benefit the UK economy from the global uptake published by UK Research and Innovation, what percentage of (a) bids received to date were made by organisations based in the North East and (b) funds allocated to date have been to organisations based in the North East. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
star this property answer text <p>Through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF), the Government is investing in strategic innovation challenges that will create transformative opportunities for businesses and sectors across the UK. So far £1.7bn has been allocated to ISCF challenges over two waves of investment. This includes £102.5m for the Prospering from the Energy Revolution Challenge, which will develop world-leading local smart energy systems that deliver cheap and clean energy across power, heating and transport, while creating high value jobs for the future.</p><p> </p><p>To date 5.9% of bids to the Prospering from the Energy Revolution Challenge have been from organisations registered in the North East and 6.0% of allocated funding has been to organisations registered in the North East. The recently launched Offshore Wind Sector Deal will also benefit the UK economy including that of the North East.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-06-06T16:35:14.15Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-06T16:35:14.15Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1129398
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star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar 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
star this property hansard heading Research: Finance 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what his Department's time frame is for the allocation of funding to (a) UK Research and Innovation, (b) the research councils and (c) Research England for 2019-20. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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star this property uin 259212 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>We are increasing spending on R&amp;D by £7 billion over 5 years by 2021-22. This will be the largest increase ever.</p><p> </p><p>The allocation of research and innovation funding for 2017-2021 was published in August 2018 and can be found online at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/research-and-innovation-funding-allocation-2017-to-2021" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/research-and-innovation-funding-allocation-2017-to-2021</a>.</p><p>UKRI and its councils published their Delivery Plans on 10 June as part of their UKRI 2019 event (<a href="http://www.UKRI.org/deliveryplans" target="_blank">www.UKRI.org/deliveryplans</a>). These plans include the information about allocations for 2019-20, with a total UKRI annual budget of £7.5billion.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T10:27:03.957Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T10:27:03.957Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar 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
star this property hansard heading UK Research and Innovation more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when he plans to announce the allocations for UK Research and Innovation for 2019-20; and what steps he is taking to ensure that those allocations are made as soon as possible. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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star this property uin 259213 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>We are increasing spending on R&amp;D by £7 billion over 5 years by 2021-22. This will be the largest increase ever.</p><p> </p><p>The allocation of research and innovation funding for 2017-2021 was published in August 2018 and can be found online at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/research-and-innovation-funding-allocation-2017-to-2021" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/research-and-innovation-funding-allocation-2017-to-2021</a>.</p><p>UKRI and its councils published their Delivery Plans on 10 June as part of their UKRI 2019 event (<a href="http://www.UKRI.org/deliveryplans" target="_blank">www.UKRI.org/deliveryplans</a>). These plans include the information about allocations for 2019-20, with a total UKRI annual budget of £7.5billion.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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259212 more like this
259214 more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T10:27:04.033Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T10:27:04.033Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1129400
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star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar 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
star this property hansard heading Research: Finance 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when UK Research and Innovation plans to announce its funding allocations to (a) Research England and (b) the research councils for 2019-20. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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star this property uin 259214 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>We are increasing spending on R&amp;D by £7 billion over 5 years by 2021-22. This will be the largest increase ever.</p><p> </p><p>The allocation of research and innovation funding for 2017-2021 was published in August 2018 and can be found online at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/research-and-innovation-funding-allocation-2017-to-2021" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/research-and-innovation-funding-allocation-2017-to-2021</a>.</p><p>UKRI and its councils published their Delivery Plans on 10 June as part of their UKRI 2019 event (<a href="http://www.UKRI.org/deliveryplans" target="_blank">www.UKRI.org/deliveryplans</a>). These plans include the information about allocations for 2019-20, with a total UKRI annual budget of £7.5billion.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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259212 more like this
259213 more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T10:27:04.08Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T10:27:04.08Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar 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
star this property hansard heading UK Research and Innovation: Grants more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the diversity of UK Research and Innovation grant recipients by (a) gender, (b) ethnicity, (c) disability and (d) socio-economic group. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
star this property answer text <p>UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) believes that Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) – of people and ideas – is crucial for delivering excellence in research and innovation. It has made EDI a priority – as a national research and innovation funder, as an employer, and as an influential voice in wider research and innovation sectors.</p><p> </p><p>The seven Research Councils have historically collected information on applicants for and recipients of funding regarding age, gender, ethnicity, and disability. The councils do not collect information on social-economic group. Neither Innovate UK nor Research England collect diversity data of applicants or those in receipt of funding or loans.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Successive UK Governments have supported the principle that funding for basic research should be awarded through competitive processes on the basis of excellence and likely impact - as assessed through peer review. This is widely considered to be a underpinning factor in the success of UK research, and a key enabler of value for money for tax payers money. Consequently, HM Government takes an arms length approach to research funding, in line with the Haldane Principle.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In addition, initial analysis of 2018-19 funding data from the seven research councils by gender shows that:</p><ul><li>71% of funding from research council grants and fellowships in 18/19 were awarded to bids led by men and 27% of funds were allocated to bids led by women. The remainder are bids where gender is undisclosed or not known.</li><li>42% of the funding for Fellowships went to female Fellows, 52% of the funds went to male Fellows and 6% of the funds went to Fellows with undisclosed or unknown gender.</li><li>73% of the funding for research grants were awarded to projects led by male Principle Investigators (PIs), 25% of the funds were awarded to projects led by female PIs and 2% of the funds were awarded to projects with PIs of undisclosed or unknown gender.</li></ul><p><br> UKRI has appointed Professor Jennifer Rubin, Executive Chair, Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as the UKRI Champion for EDI, and established an External Advisory Group for EDI. The group is working with UKRI to identify and prioritise areas.</p><p> </p><p>UKRI aims to publish a UKRI-wide EDI Strategic Framework in Autumn 2019, which will help UKRI to bring together and scrutinise evidence on what works, develop and prioritise actions, and ensure that EDI is considered and supported in all that UKRI does.</p><p> </p><p>Work is currently underway to improve data collection and analysis capabilities about the people UKRI funds. A detailed cross-UKRI analysis of funding data will be published in Autumn 2019.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-06-13T13:05:02.877Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T13:05:02.877Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this