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star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Iraq: Politics and Government 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 diplomatic steps his Department has taken to support peace and stability in Iraq. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 909450 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
star this property answer text <p>I visited Iraq last month and held useful discussions with leaders from the Government of Iraq and Kurdistan Regional Governemnt. We discussed how the UK and Iraq could cooperate together to promote peace and stability in Iraq. I announced a further £30 million in funding to help rebuild Iraq and reinvigorate the economy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-02-26T17:33:08.423Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
1060792
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star this property date less than 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Land Registry: Cybercrime 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to Answer of 15 June 2018 to Question 151096 on Land Registry: Cybercrime, what the outcomes relating to the use of (a) blockchain and (b) artificial intelligence are of the HM Land Registry's Digital Street project. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 221007 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-18more like thismore than 2019-02-18
star this property answer text <p>The HM Land Registry’s research and development ‘Digital Street’ project is ongoing. The findings of the project are incorporated into HM Land Registry’s forward strategy on a continuing basis.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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less than 2019-02-18T15:26:12.067Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-18T15:26:12.067Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
1060793
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star this property date less than 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Revenue and Customs: Automation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when small businesses will be able to automate the payment to HMRC of National Insurance and PAYE for employees. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 221008 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-22more like thismore than 2019-02-22
star this property answer text <p>HMRC currently enables employers to pay their PAYE/NIC liability by Direct Debit. Guidance on how to do this can be found on the gov.uk website at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/pay-paye-tax/direct-debit" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/pay-paye-tax/direct-debit</a>.</p><p> </p><p>Employers can currently only make single Direct Debit payments, meaning they must set up a payment each time they pay. This is because the amount owed can include elements which do not have to be reported to HMRC until too close to the payment deadline to allow us to automatically collect by Direct Debit.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC recognises the benefits of payment by Direct Debit and will continue to look at how to enable customers to set up ongoing Direct Debit arrangements.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Central Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mel Stride more like this
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less than 2019-02-22T12:14:15.69Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-22T12:14:15.69Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
1059830
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star this property date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Natural Gas: Safety 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, when the Annual Report of the Cross Government Group on Gas Safety and Carbon Monoxide will be published on the HSE website. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 220319 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-18more like thismore than 2019-02-18
star this property answer text <p>HSE aims to publish the Annual Report of the Cross Government Group on Gas Safety and Carbon Monoxide on its website by the end of March 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2019-02-18T14:39:34.13Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-18T14:39:34.13Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
1059831
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star this property date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Special Educational Needs: Walsall 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, how much funding his Department has allocated to Walsall Council to support children with SEND needs in each of the last eight years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 220320 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
star this property answer text <p>Local authorities are required to provide schools with sufficient funds to enable mainstream schools to meet the additional cost of pupils with special educational needs (SEN) and disabilities, up to the value of £6,000. This funding comes from the schools block of the Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG). While authorities will identify a notional SEN budget for each school within the school’s overall budget, that notional budget is not ring-fenced, and schools are expected to manage their overall budget to best meet the need of all their pupils, including pupils with SEN.</p><p>When the costs of additional support required for a pupil with SEN exceed £6,000, the local authority should also allocate additional top-up funding to cover the excess costs. This top-up funding, and all funding for special schools comes from the local authority’s high needs budget. In December 2018, we announced an additional £250 million in high needs funding across the current financial year and the next, bringing Walsall’s total high needs funding to £31.5 million in 2018-19.</p><p>In 2013, the schools and high needs budgets within the DSG were created. As the DSG includes other budgets such as the early years budget, the department is unable to provide comparable figures before 2013-14.</p><p> </p><p>The schools and high needs allocations for Solihull since 2013-14 are as follows:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Schools</p></td><td><p>High Needs</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>£181.5 million</p></td><td><p>£27.3 million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>£183.4 million</p></td><td><p>£28.3 million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>£191.0 million</p></td><td><p>£28.4 million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>£195.0 million</p></td><td><p>£28.8 million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>£199.5 million</p></td><td><p>£29.9 million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19</p></td><td><p>£204.8 million</p></td><td><p>£31.5 million</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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less than 2019-02-19T17:56:09.96Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-19T17:56:09.96Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
1059832
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star this property date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Schools: Walsall North more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many schools in the Walsall North constituency will receive a cash increase in their budget per pupil for 2019-20. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 220321 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
star this property answer text <p>Local authorities continue to be responsible for distributing funding to schools in their local area in 2019-20. School allocations for 2019-20 are yet to be confirmed by local authorities. They will be published in due course.</p><p>The table attached shows notional allocations through the national funding formula (NFF) for schools in Walsall North in 2019-20, and compares these to the 2017-18 baselines. The notional NFF figures are based on 2018-19 pupil data.</p><p>Total funding per pupil, which includes both pupil-led and school-led funding, may decrease when the number of pupils increases because school-led funding, which does not vary with pupil numbers, is divided by a greater number of pupils. The attached table shows both changes in total funding per pupil and changes in pupil-led funding per pupil.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2019-02-20T16:43:51.92Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-20T16:43:51.92Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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star this property file name 220321_Allocations_through_NFF_in_Walsall_North.pdf more like this
star this property title 220321_Allocations_Through_NFF_in_Walsall_North more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
1059835
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star this property date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Social Mobility: Walsall North 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 much of the £100 million investment through the social mobility action plan, entitled Unlocking talent, fulfilling potential (a) will be and (b) has been allocated to Walsall North to support social mobility in early years education. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 220322 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
star this property answer text <p>Information on funding at constituency level is not readily available and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p><p>Walsall local authority currently receives funding for the 2-year-old offer, and take-up is currently at 62%. Walsall has bid for the schools nursery capital fund and is a partner to Wolverhampton’s bid to the early outcomes fund, both of which are currently being assessed. The outcomes will be announced in due course.</p><p>In addition, the department has commissioned an early years special educational needs and disability (SEND) partnership led by the National Children's Bureau. This project aims to improve the quality of provision for children with SEND in the early years by building the confidence, knowledge and ability of the workforce to identify and support children with SEND. The West Midlands is one of the regions that the National Children’s Bureau will be working with.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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less than 2019-02-19T17:42:04.657Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-19T17:42:04.657Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
1055781
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star this property date less than 2019-02-06more like thismore than 2019-02-06
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Visas: Clergy and Religious Orders 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 the Home Department, what recent assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of (a) current and (b) future visa requirements and processes for Catholic clergy and members of religious orders. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 217629 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>The Government values the role of faith in public life and recognises the contributions made by faith groups to our communities in the UK. This is reflected in our existing bespoke visa arrangements for religious workers and Ministers of Religion.</p><p><br>On 19 December 2018, the Government’s published its White Paper on the future immigration system. We want to continue to attract those who make valuable contributions to the practicing of faith and to our communities across the UK and will continue to offer arrangements for religious groups.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2019-02-11T16:56:56.173Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-11T16:56:56.173Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
1051295
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star this property date less than 2019-01-30more like thismore than 2019-01-30
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Visas: Ministers of Religion 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, how many Minister of Religion visas have been granted (a) within and (b) outside of the three week timescale target time in each of the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 214615 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-06more like thismore than 2019-02-06
star this property answer text <p>The published quarterly transparency data does not separate the sub-categories within the wider Tier 2 route. We have therefore provided the published data for all Tier 2 subcategories which includes General, Intra Company Transfers, Minister of Religion and Sportspeople.</p><p><br>Link to the latest published data:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/migration-transparency-data#uk-visas-and-immigration" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/migration-transparency-data#uk-visas-and-immigration</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2019-02-06T14:53:08.353Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-06T14:53:08.353Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
1051410
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star this property date less than 2019-01-30more like thismore than 2019-01-30
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Public Sector: Distributed Ledger Technology more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 20 March 2018 to Question 133516 on Public Sector: Blockchain, what progress has been made on the potential use of distributed ledger technologies and blockchain; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 214642 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-05more like thismore than 2019-02-05
star this property answer text <p>In August 2018, the government released the “Technology innovation in government survey”, which highlighted potential uses of distributed ledger technologies (DLT).</p><p> </p><p>The Government’s Innovation Strategy will be launched in spring 2019. This strategy will address barriers to departments trialling emerging technologies, which may include DLT, in order to improve public services and drive public sector innovation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hertsmere more like this
star this property answering member printed Oliver Dowden more like this
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less than 2019-02-05T11:38:22.813Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-05T11:38:22.813Z
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star this property label Biography information for Oliver Dowden more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
1051412
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star this property date less than 2019-01-30more like thismore than 2019-01-30
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Customs: Distributed Ledger Technology more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 19 February 2018 to Question 128296 on Brexit, if he will provide an update on (a) the potential use of distributed ledger technology for any new customs system after the UK leaves the EU and (b) the outcome of the proof of concept trials referenced in the Answer. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 214643 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-07more like thismore than 2019-02-07
star this property answer text <p>The pilot focussed on building a single ‘permissioned’ Blockchain that could be used to inform a trader’s ‘Authorised Economic Operator’ status. The proof of concept ran for six weeks, and established that government could use Blockchain to securely share the results of sensitive risk checks to improve the efficiencies of certain customs processes.</p><p> </p><p>Any significant implementation of Blockchain would require significant further work by HMRC. Further work on the application of Blockchain to ‘Authorised Economic Operator’ status is deferred until after the UK leaves the EU when timescales and cost will be revisited.</p><p> </p><p>We are working with the cross government Future Borders Programme to progress the pilot as part of their Trusted Trader initiative</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Central Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mel Stride more like this
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less than 2019-02-07T15:01:12.39Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-07T15:01:12.39Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
1051413
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star this property date less than 2019-01-30more like thismore than 2019-01-30
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Police: Equipment and Technology 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, what guidance is given to police forces on the provision of improved equipment and technology to assist frontline officers with capability, safety and welfare. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 214644 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-07more like thismore than 2019-02-07
star this property answer text <p>The Government is clear that police officers should have the best possible protection when facing the physical violence that is sometimes directed against them. Decisions about the selection and purchase of police equip-ment are primarily for chief officers of police. The Government’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory provides scientific and technical advice to support the police, including the development and management of pro-tective equipment standards, such as body armour and personal defence sprays.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2019-02-07T12:08:53.713Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-07T12:08:53.713Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-30more like thismore than 2019-01-30
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading West Midlands Police more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment his Department has made of the (a) current and (b) future (i) efficiency, (ii) capability and (iii) capacity of West Midlands Police force. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 214645 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-07more like thismore than 2019-02-07
star this property answer text <p>Assessments of forces current efficiency and effectiveness at managing their resources and tackling crime are primarily the responsibility of Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS). The results of HMICFRSs most recent inspections of West Midlands Police are available on the Inspectorate’s website. https://www.justiceinspectorates.gov.uk/hmicfrs/peel-assessments/peel-2017/west-midlands/ <br> <br>Decisions regarding how resources are allocated including the capability and capacity needs of forces are a matter for PCCs and Chief Constables, who are best placed to understand how to meet the needs of local communities. <br> <br>For 2019/20 we are proposing the biggest increase in funding since 2010 - total funding of up to £14 billion for 2019-20, an increase of up to £970m compared to 2018/19, including council tax, pensions funding and national investment. If the PCC for West Midlands chooses to raise their council tax precept by £24 a year, this would translate to a potential increase in funding of up to £34m for West Midlands Police</p><p><br>I have been clear that I will prioritise police funding at the next Spending Review. My Department is working closely with policing colleagues – including the Chief Constable of West Midlands Police - to understand their future capability and capacity needs, and what future efficiency gains may be possible.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2019-02-07T12:11:28.18Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-07T12:11:28.18Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Carbon Monoxide: Alarms 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 progress his Department has made in its review of the rules that require carbon monoxide alarms to be fitted in homes across England. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
star this property answer text <p>We are making good progress with the review of carbon monoxide alarms. This has included constructive engagement with industry to gather new evidence and information. We are now considering this updated evidence and will set out the Government response in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2019-01-28T16:58:05.877Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-28T16:58:05.877Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-23more like thismore than 2019-01-23
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Timber: Construction more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much timber used for structural construction purposes in (a) England and (b) Great Britain in each year from 2010 was (i) imported and (ii) domestically grown. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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star this property uin 211876 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
star this property answer text <p>Sales by UK manufacturers have seen particularly large increases in the last two years of the period. The Department does not hold information about domestically grown timber. The information is not available for England or Great Britain. The following table provides aggregate information for the value of sawn wood, densified wood, particle board, laminated wood and fibreboard (i) imported into the UK and (ii) sold by UK manufacturers.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>£m, current prices</p></td><td><p>Imports into UK</p></td><td><p>UK Manufacturers Sales</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>939.3</p></td><td><p>646.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>852.5</p></td><td><p>652.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>835.7</p></td><td><p>719.4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>937.5</p></td><td><p>733.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>1,097.7</p></td><td><p>769.2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>1,043.5</p></td><td><p>777.3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>1,249.7</p></td><td><p>861.4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>1,371.1</p></td><td><p>1,219.5</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Sources:</p><p>UK Manufacturers Sales – Office for National Statistics <em>UK Manufacturers' Sales by Product (PRODCOM)</em></p><p>Imports into UK – Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy <em>Monthly Statistics of Building Materials and Components</em></p>
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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less than 2019-01-28T15:35:43.647Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-28T15:35:43.647Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-23more like thismore than 2019-01-23
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Timber: Enforcement 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what proportion of enforcement action by the Office for Product Safety and Standards related to illegally sourced timber in the last two years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 211877 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
star this property answer text <p>The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) uses a variety of tools to improve compliance with technical and environmental regulations including those governing trade in timber. A significant amount of this activity is focussed on working with businesses to improve their compliance systems. Where appropriate statutory notices and other formal actions are used and a summary of all those issued by OPSS is published on gov.uk every six months.</p><p> </p><p>In the last two years, OPSS has taken two prosecutions and issued 26 notices of remedial action and 37 warning letters under the Timber and Timber Products (Placing on the Market) Regulations 2013.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 211878 more like this
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less than 2019-01-29T13:29:42.37Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-29T13:29:42.37Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-23more like thismore than 2019-01-23
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Timber: EU Law 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many breaches there have been under the UK’s implementation of the EU Timber Regulation for placing illegal timber products on the UK market in the last two years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 211878 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
star this property answer text <p>The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) uses a variety of tools to improve compliance with technical and environmental regulations including those governing trade in timber. A significant amount of this activity is focussed on working with businesses to improve their compliance systems. Where appropriate statutory notices and other formal actions are used and a summary of all those issued by OPSS is published on gov.uk every six months.</p><p> </p><p>In the last two years, OPSS has taken two prosecutions and issued 26 notices of remedial action and 37 warning letters under the Timber and Timber Products (Placing on the Market) Regulations 2013.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 211877 more like this
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less than 2019-01-29T13:29:42.407Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-29T13:29:42.407Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-08more like thismore than 2019-01-08
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Treasury more like this
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unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Distributed Ledger Technology more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what (a) fiscal and (b) regulatory steps his Department is taking to (i) support UK and (ii) encourage overseas blockchain and crypto-based companies establish themselves in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 206446 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-11more like thismore than 2019-01-11
star this property answer text <p>The Government has invested over £10 million through Innovate UK and the research councils to support a wide variety of DLT related projects. The Government has also created a £20 million GovTech Catalyst Fund to explore technology-based solutions for public sector challenges, potentially including the use of DLT.</p><p> </p><p>The Government set out its approach to cryptoassets and the underlying distributed ledger technology (DLT) in the report of the Cryptoassets Taskforce<sub><sub>[1]</sub></sub>. The Government wants to encourage responsible development of legitimate distributed ledger technology (DLT) and cryptoasset-related activity in the UK, while also mitigating risks.</p><p> </p><p>The financial regulators continue to provide a platform that facilitates innovation and the development of new technologies in the financial system. For example, the Financial Conduct Authority has accepted a significant number of DLT-based projects into its Regulatory Sandbox. The Bank of England has also committed to ensure that its new RTGS service will be compatible with DLT-based payment systems.</p><p>[1] The full report of the HM Treasury/Financial Conduct Authority/Bank of England Cryptoassets Taskforce is available here: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/752070/cryptoassets_taskforce_final_report_final_web.pdf</p>
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-01-11T11:18:43.683Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-11T11:18:43.683Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Artificial Intelligence more like this
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star this property question text What steps his Department is taking to ensure that the UK remains a world leader in the field of artificial intelligence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
star this property answer text <p>The UK is a world leader in AI and this government is committed to retaining this position.</p><p> </p><p>Our AI and Data Grand Challenge is a major collaboration with industry and academia to this end. It includes up to £0.95bn Sector Deal package with industry that will strengthen the UK’s position as a global AI leader.</p><p> </p><p>We are establishing an AI Council, an expert committee, to provide high-level leadership on implementing the AI Sector Deal.</p><p> </p><p>We are also working with partners including the Turing Institute and UKRI to encourage retention and attract new, diverse talent from abroad.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2018-12-13T17:53:28.44Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-13T17:53:28.44Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
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Church Commissioners more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Church Commissioners more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Church Commissioners more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Gambling more like this
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star this property question text To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what steps the Church of England is taking to tackle problem gambling. 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>In 2017 the Church of England’s General Synod passed a unanimous motion calling on Government to reduce the stakes on fixed-odds betting terminals to £2.00. This is an issue on which bishops, most notably the Bishop of St Albans, have spoken frequently on and campaigned for. The Church has therefore welcomed the Government’s announcement of the reduction in stakes, and the decision to implement the change in April 2019, as well as the increase in Remote Gaming Duty. The Bishop of St Albans continues to spearhead the Church’s activity in this area and has recently raised in the House of Lords the high quantity of gambling advertisements, increases in child gambling, the voluntary levy paid by gambling firms, and the socio-economic cost to society of problem gambling.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Meriden more like this
star this property answering member printed Dame Caroline Spelman more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dame Caroline Spelman more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-07-16more like thismore than 2018-07-16
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Undocumented Workers more like this
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star this property question text What steps he is taking to ensure that illegal migrants cannot profit from working in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-16more like thismore than 2018-07-16
star this property answer text <p>In the Immigration Act 2016, we made illegal working a criminal offence so that wages can be seized as proceeds of crime and introduced tougher sanctions on rogue employers. We have also recently introduced additional safeguards to protect legal migrants seeking employment who do not have the necessary documentation to establish their lawful immigration status.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2018-07-16T15:50:38.91Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-16T15:50:38.91Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-05-14more like thismore than 2018-05-14
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Apprentices more like this
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star this property question text What steps his Department is taking to promote apprenticeships. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 905263 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-14more like thismore than 2018-05-14
star this property answer text <p>The best promoters of apprenticeships are apprentices themselves and young apprentice ambassadors network play an important role is this. I would also like to commend the work of Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network who’s work makes sure that we reach the widest possible number of people.</p><p>The National Apprenticeship Service promotes apprenticeships by working with schools and works with the largest levy-paying employers to help them grow their programme. We have a number of campaigns including Get in Go far, targeting specific sectors and telemarketing.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
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less than 2018-05-14T17:08:17.837Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-14T17:08:17.837Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-05-08more like thismore than 2018-05-08
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Broadcasting more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that public broadcasters reflect and provide for the whole of the UK. more like this
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 905196 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-10more like thismore than 2018-05-10
star this property answer text <p>We are committed to spreading jobs and prosperity throughout the UK, and it is important that our broadcasting sector reflects and provides for the whole country.</p><p> </p><p>This government is committed to spreading jobs and prosperity throughout the UK, and it is important that our broadcasting sector reflects and provides for the whole country. That is why Public Service Broadcasters are legally obliged to produce a proportion of their content outside of London, as well as make regional programming. This supports the many creative hubs around the UK and widens access to the UK's world class creative industries</p><p> </p><p>We have worked with Channel 4 to secure a commitment to move a minimum 300 staff outside of London, and to increase out of London commissioning spend from 35% to 50%. The government has made clear that we expect other broadcasters to follow Channel 4’s lead.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2018-05-10T15:53:44.173Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-10T15:53:44.173Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-04-25more like thismore than 2018-04-25
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Animal Welfare: Voluntary Organisations 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of introducing a registration and licensing system for animal sanctuaries and re-homing activities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North remove filter
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-02more like thismore than 2018-05-02