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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 Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept id 63 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property hansard heading Biofuels more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what estimate he has made of the tonnage of carbon dioxide emitted by (a) the production processes, including drying, of biomass destined for UK power generation, (b) the transportation of biomass from all origins to power generation plants in the UK and (c) the transportation and disposal of fly ash arising from biomass combustion in the UK in the last year for which figures are available. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 211440 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government is bringing in sustainability criteria for those supplying biomass under the RO and RHI. These were initially introduced as reporting requirements from April 2014, with the intention of bringing in mandatory criteria from April 2015. No data has yebeen published.</p><p>In order to calculate the greenhouse gas saving of a fuel, suppliers are required to sum each of the emission components but are not required to report the component savings. It is the responsibility of generators to determine where in their supply chain the saving is made.</p><p>Power suppliers using bioliquids have had to comply with the Renewable Energy Directive’s sustainability criteria since 2011, which includes a 35% minimum greenhouse gas emissions saving. Ofgem reports on these emissions, the most recent figures are found in the Renewable Obligation annual report:</p><p><a href="https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/ofgem-publications/86392/roannualreport2012-13final.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/ofgem-publications/86392/roannualreport2012-13final.pdf</a>.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Hastings and Rye more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Amber Rudd more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T16:32:47.1952826Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T16:32:47.1952826Z
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star this property label Biography information for Amber Rudd more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this
100373
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
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Department for Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept id 63 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property hansard heading Biofuels 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 Energy and Climate Change, what the total subsidy was to (a) power generation by biomass and (b) domestic combustion of biomass in the UK in the last three years for which figures are available. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 211441 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 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p>The main mechanism of support for biomass1 power generation is the Renewables Obligation (RO). An estimate of support can be made by applying the share of RO certificates (ROCs) redeemed by suppliers, originating from biomass generation, to overall RO expenditure. This is given in the table below for 2011/12 to 2013/14.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p><em>RO total expenditure (£m nominal)</em></p></td><td><p><em>Biomass share of ROCs redeemed (%)</em></p></td><td><p><em>Estimated biomass support under the RO (£m nominal)</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong><em>2011/12</em></strong></p></td><td><p>1,458</p></td><td><p>33.5</p></td><td><p>488.4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong><em>2012/13</em></strong></p></td><td><p>1,991</p></td><td><p>31.9</p></td><td><p>635.1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong><em>2013/14 (P)</em></strong></p></td><td><p>2,599</p></td><td><p>27.9</p></td><td><p>725.1</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>2013/14 data are provisional, Ofgem’s annual report will be published in February 2015.</p><p> </p><p>RO expenditure published in Ofgem’s RO annual reports, available at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/environmental-programmes/renewables-obligation-ro" target="_blank">https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/environmental-programmes/renewables-obligation-ro</a></p><p> </p><p>ROCs redeemed by technology available at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.renewablesandchp.ofgem.gov.uk/Public/ReportManager.aspx?ReportVisibility=1&amp;ReportCategory=0" target="_blank">https://www.renewablesandchp.ofgem.gov.uk/Public/ReportManager.aspx?ReportVisibility=1&amp;ReportCategory=0</a> <em>(Compliance certificates report)</em>.</p><p> </p><p>Domestic combustion of biomass in the UK is currently supported by the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), but was previously covered by the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) until April 2014. The table below gives figures for the amount of subsidy biomass boilers received in the last 3 years:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total Spend on Biomass Boilers (Nominal Prices)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>£1.9m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>£1.5m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>£0.9m</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><em><strong>[1]</strong></em><em> There is no single category for “biomass” under the RO. In this answer, we have defined biomass as the following generation types: Anaerobic Digestion, ACT, bioliquids, dedicated biomass, biomass conversions, EfW, landfill and sewage gas and CHP technologies. </em></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Hastings and Rye more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Amber Rudd more like this
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less than 2014-10-29T17:23:05.9690641Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T17:23:05.9690641Z
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star this property label Biography information for Amber Rudd more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this
1010268
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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 Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading Brexit 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 Exiting the European Union, how much the Government has spent on preparing for the UK leaving the EU without a deal in each of the last 24 months for which figures are available. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 192874 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
star this property answer text <p>The Treasury has provided £4.2bn for EU Exit preparations, including the unlikely event of a ‘no deal’ scenario, consisting of: £700m for 2017-18; £1.5bn for 2018-19 announced at Autumn Budget 2017 and allocated at Spring Statement 2018; £1.5bn for 2019-20 announced at Autumn Budget 2017; and an additional £500m for 2019-20 announced at Autumn Budget 2018.</p><p>This funding represents a clear commitment from the Government to ensure departments and the Devolved Administrations continue to have the necessary money to prepare effectively for a range of exit scenarios, including the unlikely event of a no deal scenario.</p><p>The Devolved Administrations are receiving their share of additional funding in devolved areas through the Barnett Formula. For 2018-19 this means the Devolved Administrations are receiving almost £75m.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 192876 more like this
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less than 2018-11-27T10:00:36.74Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-27T10:00:36.74Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this
1010270
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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 Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading Brexit 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 Exiting the European Union, how much the Government has spent on preparing for the UK leaving the EU without a deal in the last 12 months for which figures are available. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 192876 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 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
star this property answer text <p>The Treasury has provided £4.2bn for EU Exit preparations, including the unlikely event of a ‘no deal’ scenario, consisting of: £700m for 2017-18; £1.5bn for 2018-19 announced at Autumn Budget 2017 and allocated at Spring Statement 2018; £1.5bn for 2019-20 announced at Autumn Budget 2017; and an additional £500m for 2019-20 announced at Autumn Budget 2018.</p><p>This funding represents a clear commitment from the Government to ensure departments and the Devolved Administrations continue to have the necessary money to prepare effectively for a range of exit scenarios, including the unlikely event of a no deal scenario.</p><p>The Devolved Administrations are receiving their share of additional funding in devolved areas through the Barnett Formula. For 2018-19 this means the Devolved Administrations are receiving almost £75m.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 192874 more like this
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less than 2018-11-27T10:00:37.663Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-27T10:00:37.663Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this
1010272
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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 Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading Brexit 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 Exiting the European Union, how much his Department plans to spend on preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a deal between now and March 2020. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 192878 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 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
star this property answer text <p>The Department will be fulfilling its objectives within our Spending Review settlement, which provides funding through to March 2020.</p><p>The Department does not record expenditure or forecasts against potential outcomes. It records expenditure and forecasts on a functional basis.</p><p>Based on this, we are expecting to fulfill our Departmental objectives within our budget allocations up to March 2020.</p><p>2018/19 Budget: £94.287m</p><p>2019/20 Budget: £94.780m</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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less than 2018-11-28T12:02:12.32Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-28T12:02:12.32Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this
1012387
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star this property date less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
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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
star this property hansard heading Home Office: Meetings 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 the Home Department, on how many occasions Ministers of his Department have had meetings with (a) Mermaids UK, (b) Stonewall and (c) Gendered Intelligence in the last three years. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 194661 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 2018-11-29more like thismore than 2018-11-29
star this property answer text <p>Home Office Ministers have regular meetings as part of the process of policy development and delivery. No Minister has met with the named organisations in a Home Office capacity.</p><p>I refer the Hon. Member for Monmouth to the answers given by the Government and Equalities Office, UIN 194662 and 194663 on 29th November 2018.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2018-11-29T17:46:19.607Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-29T17:46:19.607Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this
1012388
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star this property date less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
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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
star this property hansard heading Government Equalities Office: Meetings 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 Women and Equalities, on how many occasions she and Ministers in her Department have had meetings with (a) Mermaids UK, (b) Stonewall and (c) Gendered Intelligence in the last three years. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 194662 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-29more like thismore than 2018-11-29
star this property answer text <p>Ministers for the Government Equalities Office regularly meet with a wide range of organisations with an interest in equalities. In the past three years this has included organisations like Stonewall and A Woman’s Place UK.</p><p>Government Equalities Office officials have met over one hundred organisations in the run up to, and during, the publication of the Gender Recognition Act consultation. This includes Mermaids, Stonewall, Gendered Intelligence, A Woman's Place UK, Transgender Trend and Fair Play for Women. Officials have also met other women’s and LGBT groups, refuges and domestic abuse charities, unions, service providers, government departments and other European Governments.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 194663 more like this
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less than 2018-11-29T14:26:19.257Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-29T14:26:19.257Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this
1012389
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star this property date less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
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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
star this property hansard heading Government Equalities Office: Meetings 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, on how many occasions she has had meetings with (a) A Woman's Place, (b) Transgender Trend and (c) Fair Play for Women in the last three years. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 194663 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 2018-11-29more like thismore than 2018-11-29
star this property answer text <p>Ministers for the Government Equalities Office regularly meet with a wide range of organisations with an interest in equalities. In the past three years this has included organisations like Stonewall and A Woman’s Place UK.</p><p>Government Equalities Office officials have met over one hundred organisations in the run up to, and during, the publication of the Gender Recognition Act consultation. This includes Mermaids, Stonewall, Gendered Intelligence, A Woman's Place UK, Transgender Trend and Fair Play for Women. Officials have also met other women’s and LGBT groups, refuges and domestic abuse charities, unions, service providers, government departments and other European Governments.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 194662 more like this
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less than 2018-11-29T14:26:19.337Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-29T14:26:19.337Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this
1012390
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star this property date less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
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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
star this property hansard heading Home Office: Meetings 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 the Home Department, on how many occasions Ministers of his Department have had meetings with (a) A Woman's Place, (b) Transgender Trend and (c) Fair Play for Women in the last three years. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 194664 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
star this property answer text <p>Our records indicate that the Secretary of State for the Home Department and the Ministers of his department have had official meetings with; (a) A Woman’s Place on 0 occasions, (b) Transgender Trend on 0 occasions, and (c) Fair Play for Women on 0 occasions in the last three years. This does not include meetings these organisations may have attended where there were multiple organisations represented, or informal meetings at external events.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2019-02-11T17:01:05.137Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-11T17:01:05.137Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this
1020642
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star this property date less than 2018-12-06more like thismore than 2018-12-06
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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
star this property hansard heading Government Equalities Office: Meetings 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 Minister for Women and Equalities, pursuant to the Answer of 29 November 2018 to Question 194662 and Question 194663 on Government Equalities Office: Meetings, on how many occasions (a) she and (b) officials in her Department have held meetings with (i) Mermaids UK, (ii) Stonewall and (iii) Gendered Intelligence, (iv) Transgendered Trend, (v) Fair Play for Women and (vi) A Woman's Place in each of the last three years. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 199833 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-11more like thismore than 2018-12-11
star this property answer text <p>A) Since becoming the Minister for Women and Equalities in April this year, The Minister has had one introductory meeting with Stonewall to discuss LGBT policy, and one meeting with The Founder of a Women’s Place.</p><p>B) Since beginning its consultation engagement work in September 2017, the Gender Recognition Act (GRA) consultation team have met with the named organisations on the following number of occasions:</p><p>i. Mermaids: once</p><p>ii. Stonewall: four times</p><p>iii. Gendered Intelligence (GI): three times</p><p>iv. Transgender Trend: twice</p><p>v. Fair Play For Women (FPFW): twice</p><p>vi. A Woman’s Place (WP): three times</p><p>During the GRA consultation, officials in the Government Equalities Office also held roundtables with various groups, including: one on the topic of prisons and offender management, which was attended by FPFW; one with women’s organisations and charities, which was attended by FPFW and WP; one with LGBT organisations, which was attended by Stonewall, GI and Mermaids; and one focused on Wales, which was attended by Stonewall Cymru.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2018-12-11T17:15:02.58Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-11T17:15:02.58Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this
1041640
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star this property date less than 2019-01-15more like thismore than 2019-01-15
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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 Dover Port: Road Traffic 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 Transport, what proportion of traffic using the Port of Dover is commercial through traffic from the Republic of Ireland. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 208813 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 2019-01-21more like thismore than 2019-01-21
star this property answer text <p>Information on the origin and route taken by vehicles using UK ferry ports is not held by the Department for Transport.</p><p> </p><p>Data for 2017 indicates that 1.25 million powered Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) travelled from the Port of Dover to Europe on roll-on roll-off ferries, of which 1% (15,000) were registered to the Republic of Ireland.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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less than 2019-01-21T17:24:26.76Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-21T17:24:26.76Z
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star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this
1088611
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star this property date less than 2019-03-14more like thismore than 2019-03-14
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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
star this property hansard heading Foreign Investment in UK 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 What recent assessment he has made of trends in the level of inward foreign direct investment. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 909812 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-14more like thismore than 2019-03-14
star this property answer text <p>With your permission Mr Speaker I will answer question 10 together with questions 13. The UK remains the top destination in Europe, and third in the world for foreign direct investment.  By the end of 2017, UK inward FDI stock levels reached <strong>£1,337bn</strong>, a record for the UK.</p><p> </p><p>In addition to publishing annual analysis of DIT’s FDI performance as Official Statistics, we recently published one of the most comprehensive analyses of the economic impact of FDI in the world, highlighting the benefits of FDI to the UK.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-03-14T14:49:55.3Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-14T14:49:55.3Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this
1088801
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-14more like thismore than 2019-03-14
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Animal Welfare: Sentencing 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 Environment, Food and Rural affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of a maximum five-year sentence for animal cruelty as a deterrent to animal cruelty offenders who use such acts of cruelty to manipulate human victims. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
star this property tabling member printed
David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 232542 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 2019-03-22more like thismore than 2019-03-22
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to the highest standards of animal welfare, and we have announced that we will increase the maximum custodial penalty for animal cruelty from six months to five years to allow the courts to impose appropriate penalties in extreme cases, whatever the motivation for the offence.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Macclesfield more like this
unstar this property answering member printed David Rutley more like this
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less than 2019-03-22T10:15:11.033Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-22T10:15:11.033Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for David Rutley more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this
1127464
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
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Cabinet Office more like this
star 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 Cabinet Office: Mobile Phones 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 Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will provide a list of the brands of mobile phone which Cabinet ministers are advised not to use. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 256251 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 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
star this property answer text <p>It is for individual Government departments to manage their own technology and telecommunications requirements in accordance with their business and security needs, including equipping their Ministers with appropriate ICT equipment. HMG takes the secure use of mobile phones very seriously and advice on how to securely manage mobile devices is published by the National Cyber Security Centre. Such information includes recommending the use of Android devices on the Android Enterprise Recommended (AER) list and for iOS, using supported devices with a Secure Enclave.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr David Lidington more like this
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less than 2019-06-03T16:21:19.47Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-03T16:21:19.47Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir David Lidington more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this
1128043
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Sovereignty: Northern Ireland more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What recent assessment she has made of the benefits to Northern Ireland of being part of the UK. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
star this property tabling member printed
David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 910961 more like this
star this property answer
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
star this property answer text <p>This Government has made clear on many occasions that we will never be neutral in expressing our support for the Union.</p><p>Northern Ireland benefits hugely from the Union and my steadfast belief is that Northern Ireland’s future is best served within a stronger United Kingdom.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Karen Bradley more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 910960 more like this
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less than 2019-05-22T14:13:03.24Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-22T14:13:03.24Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
star this property tabling member
1545
unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this
1130005
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Mermaids UK more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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 Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether the charitable status of Mermaids UK will be reviewed. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 260598 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 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
star this property answer text <p>In England and Wales, an organisation is a charity if it meets a number of legal tests; namely that it is established for exclusively charitable purposes for the public benefit and that it falls within the jurisdiction of the High Court regarding charities. The charitable status of an organisation is a matter of law and the Charity Commission cannot remove the charitable status of a charity if it meets the legal test. There are no plans to review the charitable status of Mermaids UK.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-06-12T11:19:39.19Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-12T11:19:39.19Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this
1130010
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Schools: Uniforms more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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 his Department plans to issue guidance to schools about the application of school uniform and other potentially gender distinctive policies. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 260599 more like this
star this property answer
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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 2019-06-13
star this property answer text <p>The Department publishes guidance to help schools understand how the Equality Act affects them and how to fulfil their duties under the Act. This includes a duty on schools not to discriminate unlawfully due to the protected characteristics of sex and gender reassignment. As part of the Government’s LGBT Action Plan, the Department has committed to updating this guidance and this will be published in due course. The LGBT Action Plan contains a commitment that the Government Equalities Office will work with the Equality and Human Rights Commission to publish comprehensive guidance for schools on how to support transgender pupils. The Equality Act guidance is available here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/equality-act-2010-advice-for-schools" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/equality-act-2010-advice-for-schools</a>.</p><p>The Department already publishes guidance for schools on setting school uniform policies. The guidance sets out that a school should ensure that their school uniform policy is fair and reasonable for all its students and that policies should be flexible enough to accommodate the different needs of pupils.</p><p>In making decisions about school uniform policy, and all other school policies, a school must have regard to its obligations under the Human Rights Act 1998, the Equality Act 2010 and the Public Sector Equality Duty. The school uniform guidance is available here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-uniform" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-uniform</a>.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2019-06-13T16:47:52.67Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T16:47:52.67Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this
142101
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-06more like thismore than 2014-11-06
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Climate Change Levy more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much has been raised each year by the Climate Change Levy since it was introduced. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
star this property tabling member printed
David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 213738 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 2014-11-11more like thismore than 2014-11-11
star this property answer text <p>Historical information on Climate Change Levy receipts can be found in Table 4 of the HM Revenue and Customs ‘Climate Change Levy and Carbon Price Floor Bulletin’. This is published on the HM Revenue and Customs website:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.uktradeinfo.com/Statistics/Pages/TaxAndDutybulletins.aspx" target="_blank">https://www.uktradeinfo.com/Statistics/Pages/TaxAndDutybulletins.aspx</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>All figures in the table are on a cash basis and from 2013/14 onwards include receipts from Carbon Price Floor.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2014-11-11T16:48:46.8477216Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-11T16:48:46.8477216Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this
142112
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-06more like thismore than 2014-11-06
star this property answering body
HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Climate Change more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent estimate he has made of the total amount of money spent across Government annually on measures mitigating climate change. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
star this property tabling member printed
David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 213668 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 2014-11-13more like thismore than 2014-11-13
star this property answer text <p>The 2011 Carbon Plan sets the Government’s approach to meeting our domestic carbon budgets including aggregate costs of the current policy package. The Carbon Plan will be updated once the fifth carbon budget has been set in 2016, in accordance with the requirements of the 2008 Climate Change Act.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2014-11-13T13:28:32.9612798Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-13T13:28:32.9612798Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this
142116
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-06more like thismore than 2014-11-06
star this property answering body
HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Climate Change Levy 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how revenue raised by the Climate Change Levy was spent in the last year. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 213683 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 2014-11-18more like thismore than 2014-11-18
star this property answer text <p>The Government considers that hypothecation, or “earmarking” revenues for a particular spending purpose, is an inefficient way to manage the public finances. Like all Government receipts, revenues are remitted to the consolidated fund to support general expenditure. This allows the Government to allocate resources most efficiently across the economy.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2014-11-18T17:58:08.637Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-18T17:58:08.637Z
unstar this property answering member
4066
star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
star this property tabling member
1545
unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this
167069
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-01more like thismore than 2014-12-01
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Drugs more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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 Health, whether he plans to apply standardised packaging of tobacco to legal high products. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
star this property tabling member printed
David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 216500 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 2014-12-08more like thismore than 2014-12-08
star this property answer text <p>The Government’s proposals for standardised packaging of tobacco products were set out in the consultation that was published on 26 June 2014. That consultation included draft regulations which specified requirements for the packaging of cigarettes and hand-rolling tobacco only.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The consultation document entitled <em>Consultation on the introduction of regulations for standardised packaging of tobacco products,</em> has been attached.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 216501 more like this
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less than 2014-12-08T15:13:51.713Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-08T15:13:51.713Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
star this property attachment
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star this property file name Consultation on the introduction of regulations for standardised packaging of tobacco products.pdf more like this
star this property title Consultation on Regulations Standardised Packaging more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-01more like thismore than 2014-12-01
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Electronic Cigarettes more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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 Health, whether he plans to apply standardised packaging of tobacco to e-cigarettes. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
star this property tabling member printed
David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 216501 more like this
star this property answer
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-08more like thismore than 2014-12-08
star this property answer text <p>The Government’s proposals for standardised packaging of tobacco products were set out in the consultation that was published on 26 June 2014. That consultation included draft regulations which specified requirements for the packaging of cigarettes and hand-rolling tobacco only.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The consultation document entitled <em>Consultation on the introduction of regulations for standardised packaging of tobacco products,</em> has been attached.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 216500 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-12-08T15:13:51.807Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-08T15:13:51.807Z
unstar this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
star this property attachment
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star this property file name Consultation on the introduction of regulations for standardised packaging of tobacco products.pdf more like this
star this property title Consultation on Regulations Standardised Packaging more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this
170602
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-11more like thismore than 2014-12-11
star this property answering body
Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Overseas Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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 International Development, what steps she is taking to support British businesses when awarding contracts for overseas projects. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 906682 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 2014-12-17more like thismore than 2014-12-17
star this property answer text <p>Contract awards for overseas projects must be run fairly to EU legislation, open to all suppliers. UK companies are very successful in DFID winning over 90% of the centrally managed contracts. We support and encourage UK companies and SMEs through forums with UKTI and FCO.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-12-17T15:32:09.777Z