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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-09-16more like thismore than 2015-09-16
answering body
Women and Equalities more like this
answering dept id 31 more like this
answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
hansard heading Single People: Discrimination more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what steps she is taking to prevent discrimination against single people. more like this
tabling member constituency Twickenham more like this
tabling member printed
Dr Tania Mathias remove filter
uin 10517 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-10-12more like thismore than 2015-10-12
answer text <p>Certain provisions in the Equality Act 2010 – for example permitted exceptions from the age discrimination requirements for retail concessions to students and pensioners – are likely to be of particular benefit to single people.</p><p>Single status is not a protected characteristic in the Equality Act 2010. In the provision of goods and services we believe there is a balance to be struck between the interests of single people and the commercial considerations of business. The government, therefore, has no plans to change the Equality Act 2010.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Gosport remove filter
answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-10-12T11:47:16.913Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-12T11:47:16.913Z
answering member
4008
label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
tabling member
4404
label Biography information for Dr Tania Mathias more like this
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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2016-09-15more like thismore than 2016-09-15
answering body
Department for Education more like this
answering dept id 60 more like this
answering dept short name Education more like this
answering dept sort name Education more like this
hansard heading Children: Day Care more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that funding is in place to implement its policy of 30 hours free childcare. more like this
tabling member constituency Twickenham more like this
tabling member printed
Dr Tania Mathias remove filter
uin 906536 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2016-10-10more like thismore than 2016-10-10
answer text <p>We are committed to providing the high-quality, affordable childcare that working families need.</p><p> </p><p>To enable the successful implementation of 30 hours of free childcare, we are investing £1billion of additional funding per year, including £300million per year to increase our national average funding rates.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Gosport remove filter
answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
question first answered
less than 2016-10-10T16:11:28.08Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-10T16:11:28.08Z
answering member
4008
label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
tabling member
4404
label Biography information for Dr Tania Mathias more like this