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star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
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Department for Education more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Teachers: Pensions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if her Department will provide funding for schools and colleges providing education for young people under the age of 19 to meet the additional costs arising from the (a) additional employer contribution as set out in the Teachers' Pensions (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 and (b) higher national insurance contributions which will be paid from 1 April 2016 as a result of the Pension Act 2014; and if she will make a statement. 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 211581 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Education is asking schools, like other employers across the public sector, to contribute more towards their employees’ pensions to ensure that the cost of public sector pension schemes do not fall unfairly on taxpayers. Our protection of the core schools budget in real terms means that schools are well-placed to cope with changes in their costs in 2015-16. The Department has also deferred the introduction of the increase to September 2015, giving schools an additional five months to plan how they will meet the additional pensions cost.</p><p>In addition, the Chancellor confirmed that the next spending review will take into account the cost to employers of the reforms to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme and the implications for National Insurance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-10-27T11:01:14.1320255Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-27T11:01:14.1320255Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Young Offender Institutions: Education more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many hours per week of education juvenile boys in Hindley and Cookham Wood young offender institutions had in each week in June 2014. 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 212297 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is as follows:</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Young Offender’s Institution</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Week 1</strong></p><p><strong>w/c 02/06/2014</strong></p><p><strong>(Hours per Learner)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Week 2</strong></p><p><strong>w/c 09/06/2014</strong></p><p><strong>(Hours per Learner)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Week 3</strong></p><p><strong>w/c 16/06/2014</strong></p><p><strong>(Hours per Learner)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Week 4</strong></p><p><strong>w/c 23/06/2014</strong></p><p><strong>(Hours per Learner)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Week 5</strong></p><p><strong>w/c 30/06/2014 (one day in June)</strong></p><p><strong>(Hours per Learner)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>HMYOI Hindley</strong></p></td><td><p>15.22</p><p> </p></td><td><p>14.85</p><p> </p></td><td><p>14.07</p><p> </p></td><td><p>14.73</p><p> </p></td><td><p>2.42</p><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>HMYOI Cookham Wood</strong></p></td><td><p>8.29</p><p> </p></td><td><p>8.30</p><p> </p></td><td><p>9.87</p><p> </p></td><td><p>11.28</p><p> </p></td><td><p>2.93</p><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>The contracted number of hours per learner per (full) week is 15. The variation in the hours received results from legitimate absences, such as attending court, attending appointments and illness, and occasional provider cancellations (which we reconcile against for funding). The Education Funding Agency works closely with the providers, the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) and the Youth Justice Board to resolve issues affecting the delivery of education and training.</p><p> </p><p>The shortfall in hours per learner shown at HMYOI Cookham Wood is due to cancellations by the prison, rather than by the education provider.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-11-03T17:56:35.7214962Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T17:56:35.7214962Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether the Government Actuary's Department provided Ministers with estimates of additional monies received from extra contributions to the Teachers' Pension Scheme before 19 March; and if so, if he will publish such estimates. 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 196812 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-01more like thismore than 2014-05-01
star this property answer text <p>The Government Actuary's Department has provided no such estimate to the Secretary of State for Education.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-05-01T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-01T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when the Government Actuary's Department will publish details of the valuation of the Teachers' Pension Scheme. 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 196813 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-01more like thismore than 2014-05-01
star this property answer text <p>The Government Actuary provides advice to the Secretary of State for Education on the valuation of the Teachers' Pension Scheme and his Department is currently finalising its work. The Secretary of State plans to publish the outcome of the valuation, including the Actuary's full report, in June 2014.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-05-01T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-01T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-05-01more like thismore than 2014-05-01
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of history lessons were taught by non-subject specialists in each of the last five years. 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 197546 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-07more like thismore than 2014-05-07
star this property answer text <p>Information on the percentage of history lessons taught to pupils in years 7 to 13 by non-subject specialists is publicly-available online, and published in the Main Tables at the following links:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-workforce-in-england-november-2010-provisional" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-workforce-in-england-november-2010-provisional</a> (Table 14)</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-workforce-in-england-november-2011" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-workforce-in-england-november-2011</a> (Table 14)</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-workforce-in-england-november-2012" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-workforce-in-england-november-2012</a> (Table 14)</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-workforce-in-england-november-2013" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-workforce-in-england-november-2013</a> (Table 13)</p><p> </p><p>Data for 2009 is not available.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-05-07T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-07T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
100523
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star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 Welfare Tax Credits: Telephone Services more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will take steps to reduce waiting times experienced by (a) people on a low income and (b) other people using the HM Revenue and Customs tax credits helpline. 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 211582 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p>HMRC is responsible for handling calls to the Tax Credits helpline but is unable to distinguish, at the point of contact with its telephone system, if a caller is on a low income or otherwise.</p><p> </p><p>To keep the cost of dealing with HMRC as low as possible, the department has made it cheaper to call in most cases by rolling out 03 telephone numbers and by introducing voice recognition technology to its telephone systems, this allows some customers to get the answer they need without waiting to speak to adviser.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC recognises that wait times across all lines of business are not where it, or its customers, would like them to be. Over the next few months HMRC will be migrating its existing telephone services to a new telephony platform. This will improve the way that the queuing systems work and over time, will lead to reduced wait times.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC is also looking at a number of initiatives to improve customer service and wait times. These include: greater flexible working across HMRC to improve its response to particular peaks in demand and is investing in online and digital services for the future, opening up a wider variety of channels.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2014-11-03T14:50:04.3108469Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T14:50:04.3108469Z
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star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 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 Work and Pensions, what estimate his Department has made of the average change in the number of days people will spend claiming benefits as a result of the help-to-work scheme. 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 196911 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-01more like thismore than 2014-05-01
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>We have a strong evidence base which shows that Help to Work has a positive impact in terms of reducing the number of days claimants spend on benefit.</p><p> </p><p>Over almost two years, claimants who took part in a trailblazer for Community Work Placement (CWP) and Mandatory Intervention Regime (MIR) spent on average 21 (CWP) and 26 (MIR) fewer days on benefits than an equivalent group of JSA claimants.</p><p> </p><p>They also spent more time in work than the control group: 9 days for CWP and 11 days for MIR participants.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-05-01T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-01T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-05-07more like thismore than 2014-05-07
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking and what budget he has allocated to help tackle youth unemployment in (a) Barnsley and (b) 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 198129 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-12more like thismore than 2014-05-12
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government are aware of the problems facing young jobseekers in the labour market and have put in place a substantial menu of provision to help them move into work.</p><p>The Youth Contract provides intensive support for all 18-24 year olds. Extra funding is being made available to support the most vulnerable 16 and 17 year olds not in education, employment or training into learning, an apprenticeship or job with training.</p><p> </p><p>This comprehensive package of support is enhanced by the Flexible Support Fund, which Jobcentre Plus District managers can use to address locally identified skills needs. Also, the Work Programme provides tailored support to those claimants furthest from the labour market.</p><p> </p><p>Additionally, on the 14<sup>th</sup> of November, the Deputy Prime Minister announced that funding of £50m Youth Contract under spend would be made available to cities.</p><p>For the Sheffield City Region they received £5m to offer intensive adviser and mentor-led support for young people alongside a specialist training programme aimed at equipping young people with the right skills to match local employer needs.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-05-12T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-12T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-19more like thismore than 2014-06-19
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Employment Schemes more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Answer of 1 May 2014, Official Report, columns 813-4W, on social security benefits, what estimate his Department has made of the cost of the community work placement and mandatory intervention regime schemes. 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 201488 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-06-24more like thismore than 2014-06-24
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The costs of Help to Work, which includes community work placement and the mandatory intervention regime, is:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>2015-16.</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>£190 million</p></td><td><p>£230 million</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>This information is publicly available at:</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/263942/35062_Autumn_Statement_2013.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/263942/35062_Autumn_Statement_2013.pdf</a></p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-06-24T14:32:50.7073985Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-24T14:32:50.7073985Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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4243
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-19more like thismore than 2014-06-19
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar 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 Employment Schemes more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Answer of 1 May 2014, Official Report, columns 813-4W, on social security benefits, what estimate he has made of the annual savings from the fewer days on benefits for participants in the community work placement and mandatory intervention regime schemes. 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 201493 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-06-24more like thismore than 2014-06-24
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The estimated benefit savings from Help to Work, which includes community work placement and the mandatory intervention regime, is £25 million in 2013-14, £130 million in 2014-15 and £140 million in 2015-16.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>2015-16.</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>£25 million</p></td><td><p>£130 million</p></td><td><p>£140 million</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>This information is publicly available at:</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/263942/35062_Autumn_Statement_2013.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/263942/35062_Autumn_Statement_2013.pdf</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-06-24T14:23:35.9432503Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-24T14:23:35.9432503Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this