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star this property date less than 2018-11-02more like thismore than 2018-11-02
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reason the taper that is applied to wages is not applied to pensions in relation to universal credit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis remove filter
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The taper is the rate at which Universal Credit is reduced to take account of earnings. It is specifically for in work claimants and linked to earnings to incentivise work, and those in work to earn more. Universal Credit has a single taper of 63 per cent so payments reduce in a transparent and predictable way as earnings increase. Universal Credit is a means tested benefit, and income other than earnings, such as pensions, is taken fully into account in the assessment of Universal Credit. This is consistent with how legacy means tested benefits such as Employment and Support Allowance, Jobseeker’s Allowance and Income Support treat pension income. Therefore it would not be consistent to extend the earnings taper to pensions income and doing so would also undermine the incentives to work for people of working age.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T18:05:06.27Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T18:05:06.27Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Zero Hours Contracts: Young People more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to her Department's press release entitled Youth unemployment down 50% since 2010, published on gov.uk on 16 October 2018, what proportion of recorded employment was under a zero-hours contract. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis remove filter
star this property uin 191422 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-20more like thismore than 2018-11-20
star this property answer text <p>The Office for National Statistics (ONS) use the Labour Force Survey (LFS) to provide estimates for the number of people employed on zero hours’ contracts.</p><p> </p><p>The ONS figures for people in employment on zero hours’ contracts broken down by age, do not go back to 2010 and are only currently available up to April-June 2018. Therefore no directly comparable figures to the youth unemployment statistics cited are available.</p><p> </p><p>The majority of young people are not employed on zero hours’ contracts. In 2018 (Apr-Jun) there were 261,000 16-24 year olds on a zero hours’ contracts – representing only 6.9% of employed 16-24 year olds.</p><p> </p><p>This is down from 299,000 young people (7.8% of employed young people) in 2017 (Apr-Jun), but a slight increase from the first comparable data available, which shows in 2014 (Apr-Jun) there were 235,000 young people on a zero hours’ contract (or 6.3% of employed young people).</p><p> </p><p>Many people in full-time education are employed on zero hours’ contracts, in part because of the flexibility they provide. 18.5% of all people in 2018 (Apr-Jun) on zero hours’ contracts were in full-time education – compared to 2.3% of people not on a zero hours’ contract.</p><p> </p><p>The ONS data shows that the majority of people on zero hours’ contracts are happy with the hours provided by their zero hours’ contract.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2018-11-20T16:24:01.813Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-20T16:24:01.813Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Self-employed more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking to ensure that the calculation of universal credit for self-employed people (a) accurately reflects (i) the amount that they allocate to expenses to maintain their business and (ii) their take-home earnings and (b) leaves those people in a better financial position as a result of being in work. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis remove filter
star this property uin 192922 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
star this property answer text <p>Claimants with earnings from self-employment are required to report them to DWP on a monthly basis. These earnings are reported on a simplified 'cash accounting' basis, which asks for the total income from receipts into the business and details of payments out of the business under defined categories during the assessment period. We assess net earnings after deducting business expenses. The requirements were designed to be as simple as possible in order for self-employed claimants to easily report their earnings and monthly reporting allows Universal Credit to be adjusted on a monthly basis.</p><p> </p><p>Where claimants are in the 12-month grace period or are gainfully self-employed and earning above the Minimum Income Floor (MIF), the single taper rate acts to ensure that they are better off working and earning more under Universal Credit, removing the cliff edges from the old legacy benefits system.</p><p>We announced at Autumn Budget 2018 that all new gainfully self-employed claimants can, from September 2020, access a 12-month exemption period from the MIF. This change will assist all gainfully self-employed claimants to grow their earnings, prepare and adjust for the application of the MIF. In 2022/23 it will allow 130,000 self-employed people the space to grow a successful business when moving on to Universal Credit.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2018-11-22T16:20:35.12Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-22T16:20:35.12Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-11-27
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Personal Independence Payment: Postural Tachycardia Syndrome more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of claimants of personal independence payment with Postural Tachyacardia Syndrome (a) did not receive an award after their first assessment and (b) received an award at tribunal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis remove filter
star this property uin 196298 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-12-03more like thismore than 2018-12-03
star this property answer text <p>In relation to part (a), statistics on Personal Independence Payment (PIP) first assessment outcomes at disability level are not readily available and have not previously been published as Official Statistics. We are producing the statistics requested and issuing them in an Official Statistics release on 11<sup>th</sup> December 2018 in accordance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.</p><p> </p><p>In relation to part (b), since PIP was introduced, 40 people with a primary disabling condition of tachycardia who were disallowed PIP after their initial assessment went on to receive an award at tribunal. The figures in (b) have been rounded to the nearest 10.</p><p> </p><p>Overall, since PIP was introduced 3.5m decisions have been made up to June 2018, of these 9% have been appealed and 4% have been overturned.</p><p> </p><p>Appeals, data is based on primary disabling condition as recorded on the PIP computer systems. Claimants may often have multiple disabling conditions upon which the decision is based but only the primary condition is shown in these statistics. The lowest level of detail available in this data allows us to identify claimants with a primary disabling condition of tachycardia, but not Postural Tachycardia Syndrome.</p><p> </p><p>The appeals may include decisions which are changed at mandatory reconsideration, and where the claimant continues to appeal for a higher PIP award, are then changed again at tribunal appeal.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2018-12-03T17:30:49.747Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-03T17:30:49.747Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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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
star this property hansard heading Air Ambulance Services: South Yorkshire more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference paragraph 5.11 of Budget 2018 Red Book, how much and what proportion of the additional funding for air ambulance services will be allocated to South Yorkshire. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis remove filter
star this property uin 188173 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The Department of Health and Social Care are developing and launching an application process and will be in touch with air ambulance charities and the Association of Air Ambulances to confirm details and timings in due course. The amount of funding awarded will depend on the amount requested in bids from air ambulance charity trusts, subject to approval from the Department of Health and Social Care.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T17:44:59.667Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:44:59.667Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-02more like thismore than 2018-11-02
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Roads: South Yorkshire more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the £420 million announced in Budget 2018 to be provided to councils to fix potholes and carry out other road repairs, how much of that funding will be allocated to (a) Sheffield City Region and (b) Barnsley. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis remove filter
star this property uin 187383 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>I refer the Hon Member to my answer to Question UIN 186324 on 5 November</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T17:37:02.033Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:37:02.033Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-06more like thismore than 2018-11-06
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading East Coast Railway Line: Trains more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the timetable is for the new Azuma Trains to commence services on the East Coast Main Line Service between London and Doncaster. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis remove filter
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>LNER plan to bring the new trains into service from early 2019, to ensure passengers get the best possible customer experience. The department is working with Hitachi, the ORR, LNER, and Network Rail to ensure that these new trains enter service on the ECML as soon as possible, with rollout scheduled to be complete by 2020.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T14:02:01.893Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T14:02:01.893Z
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star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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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
star this property hansard heading Prisons: South Yorkshire more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to his Department's press release entitled Ministry of Justice secures extra £52 million for targeted expenditure, published in 30 October 2018, how much of the £52 million for targeted expenditure is planned to be allocated to help reduce violence in prisons in South Yorkshire. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis remove filter
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>The Department is currently working on allocating the exact split of the additional £52m investment across its estate, including how much will be assigned to improve safety and security. Consequently, we do not yet have the level of detail split by prison.</p><p>We have committed to spending £30m on improvements to the safety and decency of our prison estate, enhancing security and tackling drugs through roll out of body scanners, and accelerating our digital capability which includes development of mobile phone blocking technology. This is on top of the £40m announced over the summer, meaning a total of £70m is already being directed to tackling drugs and violence, and improving the basic conditions of our prisons. including targeted investment in our 10 priority prisons, which includes six prisons in Yorkshire.</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
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less than 2018-11-19T18:42:32.747Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T18:42:32.747Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
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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
star this property hansard heading Prison Officers: Labour Turnover more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to Answer of 31 October 2018 to Question 184426 on Prisons: Crimes of Violence; how many prison officers were re-hired who had previously left. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>The number of band 3-5 prison officers who have re-joined HMPPS after having previously left since 2009/10 is provided in table 1.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Table 1: Number of band 3-5 prison officers<sup>1</sup> who have re-joined HMPPS after previously leaving<sup>2</sup>, since 2009/10</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Headcount</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Financial Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of band 3-5 prison officer who have re-joined HMPPS</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>104</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>27</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>102</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>126</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018/19 (to Sep 30<sup>th</sup> 2018)</p></td><td><p>61</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Grand Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>433</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p><em><sup>1</sup></em><em> Includes Band 3-4 / Prison Officer (incl specialists), Band 4 / Supervising Officer and Band 5 / Custodial Managers.</em></p><p><em><sup>2</sup></em><em> Instances where the latest hire date is within 28 days of the leaving date have been excluded from the above figures. This is because anyone re-joining within 28 days legally still has continuity of employment.</em></p><p> </p><p>There has been a net increase of 3,653 new officers since we announced our target to recruit 2,500 more staff, meaning that officers with more experience make up a smaller proportion of total staffing numbers.</p><p> </p><p>We recognise that experienced prison officers do a vital job in protecting the public every day in very challenging environments and we want them to stay and progress their careers alongside these new recruits.</p><p> </p><p>That is why we have increased pay 2.75% this year, on top of a 1.7% average increase last year, and have given Governors greater autonomy to do what is necessary to retain their most experienced staff.</p><p> </p><p>It is also why we are rolling out body worn cameras, ‘police-style’ handcuffs and restraints, and trialling PAVA incapacitant spray to ensure prison officers have the tools they need to do the job safely.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2018-11-19T17:45:42.477Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T17:45:42.477Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
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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
star this property hansard heading Prison Officers: South Yorkshire more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prison officers in South Yorkshire prisons have less than two years experience in that career. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis remove filter
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>Figures for the number of offences of rape recorded by the police are published by the Office for National Statistics.</p><p> </p><p>The number of defendants prosecuted in the North East and England for rape offences are published by the Ministry of Justice and can be found in the Court Outcomes by Police Force Area data tool in the following link:</p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/733996/court-outcomes-by-pfa-2017-update.xlsx" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/733996/court-outcomes-by-pfa-2017-update.xlsx</a></p><p> </p><ul><li>To calculate the total for <strong>England</strong>, deselect ‘Dyfed-Powys’, ‘Gwent’, ‘North Wales’ and ‘South Wales’ in the ‘Police Force Area’ filter.</li><li>To identify the <strong>North East</strong>, select ‘Cleveland’, ‘Durham’, ‘Humberside’, ‘North Yorkshire’, ‘Northumbria’, ‘South Yorkshire’ and ‘West Yorkshire’ in the ‘Police Force Area’ filter.</li><li>For the number of prosecutions, filter ‘Court Type’ by ’02: Magistrates Court’.</li><li>For rape offences, filter ‘Offence’ to:</li></ul><p>o 19C Rape of a female aged 16 or over</p><p>o 19D Rape of a female aged under 16</p><p>o 19E Rape of a female child under 13 by a male</p><p>o 19F Rape of a male aged under 16</p><p>o 19G Rape of a male aged 16 or over</p><p>o 19H Rape of a male child under 13 by a male</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2018-11-19T17:57:28.167Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T17:57:28.167Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this