Linked Data API

Show Search Form

Search Results

947507
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
star this property answering body
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 Academies 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 the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of providing for a route whereby schools in difficulty which have been converted to academy status can revert to local authority control; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 168014 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-04more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>We have no plans to consider returning schools back to local authorities.</p><p>Indeed, as of March 2018, over half a million pupils now study in sponsored academies that are rated Good or Outstanding; they typically replaced underperforming maintained schools.</p><p>The department firmly believe that becoming an academy can bring enormous benefits to schools and their pupils; coming together in a multi-academy trust, sharing expertise, working collaboratively, driving improvements.</p><p>Hundreds of schools every year continue to voluntarily choose to become an academy and join a multi academy trust.</p><p>The department is working on a range of methods and tools for building trust capacity and assessing risk.</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
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-09-04T09:42:34.467Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-04T09:42:34.467Z
star this property answering member
4113
star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
star this property tabling member
3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
969032
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-06more like thismore than 2018-09-06
star this property answering body
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 Academies 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 the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 4 September 2018 to Question 168014 on Academies, whether academy schools that are in deficiency can be considered for education authority oversight. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 171337 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-14more like thismore than 2018-09-14
star this property answer text <p>Financial accountability for academies is founded on a clear framework which is regulated by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).</p><p>The ESFA has a robust intervention strategy to ensure, where financial concerns are identified, that appropriate and proportionate action is taken swiftly. The ESFA will intervene in a way that is proportionate to the risk and preserves the effective education of children.</p><p>The department is satisfied that these arrangements provide robust financial oversight for academy trusts and we have no plans to change them.</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
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-09-14T11:38:15.467Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-14T11:38:15.467Z
star this property answering member
4113
star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
star this property tabling member
3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
984758
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-10more like thismore than 2018-10-10
star this property answering body
Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Air Passenger Duty 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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will model the effect on the UK economy of (a) a 50 per cent reduction in and (b) the abolition of Air Passenger Duty. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 177668 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-19more like thismore than 2018-10-19
star this property answer text <p>The government monitors all taxes, including Air Passenger Duty. The aviation sector in the UK continues to grow, with passenger numbers up by over 15% since 2010.</p><p> </p><p>APD raises over £3 billion in revenue every year. Abolishing or cutting APD would put pressure on the government to increase taxes elsewhere.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Newark more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-10-19T10:23:46.433Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-19T10:23:46.433Z
star this property answering member
4320
star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
star this property tabling member
3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
984759
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-10more like thismore than 2018-10-10
star this property answering body
Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Air Passenger Duty 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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has made an assessment of the implications for his policies of the Frontier Economics report finding that Britain’s airports could gain up to 65 connections in the event that air passenger duty is abolished. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 177669 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-19more like thismore than 2018-10-19
star this property answer text <p>The government takes new evidence into consideration when making policy decisions. The aviation sector in the UK continues to grow, with passenger numbers up by over 15% since 2010.</p><p> </p><p>APD raises over £3 billion in revenue every year. Abolishing or cutting APD would put pressure on the government to increase taxes elsewhere.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Newark more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-10-19T10:32:56.683Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-19T10:32:56.683Z
star this property answering member
4320
star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
star this property tabling member
3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
1122745
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-24more like thismore than 2019-04-24
star this property answering body
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 Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse 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 the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the merits of the industry campaign One Too Many to educate passengers about the dangers of disruptive behaviour at airports. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 246993 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-03
star this property answer text <p>The Government welcomes the One Too Many campaign for the contribution it makes in raising public awareness of a zero-tolerance approach to passengers who get drunk and act in a disruptive way.</p><p>The participation of many airports, airline and airside licensed premises in the One Too Many campaign is positive. It forms part of wider efforts by the aviation industry, such as a Code of Practice on Drunk and Disorderly Passengers and improved staff training, to tackle this rare but unacceptable behaviour.</p><p>Prompted by concerns about such behaviour, the Government published a Call for Evidence on airside alcohol licensing at international airports in England and Wales last November. Our response will be published shortly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-05-03T11:23:11.62Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-03T11:23:11.62Z
star this property answering member
4399
star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property tabling member
3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
982881
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-08more like thismore than 2018-10-08
star this property answering body
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 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 the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to improve the care and protection of animals in the UK after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 176230 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-16more like thismore than 2018-10-16
star this property answer text <p>The Government has made it clear that as we leave the EU we will maintain and enhance our reputation as a global leader on animal welfare. We are increasing maximum sentences for animal cruelty tenfold from six months’ to five years’ imprisonment, we have made CCTV mandatory in slaughterhouses, we propose to ban the use of electronic shock collars and we are banning online sales of puppies.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Macclesfield more like this
star this property answering member printed David Rutley more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-10-16T15:25:59.643Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-16T15:25:59.643Z
star this property answering member
4033
star this property label Biography information for David Rutley more like this
star this property tabling member
3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
1007018
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
star this property answering body
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 Apprentices 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 the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions his Department has had with the Institute for Apprenticeships on the concerns made by the business community on the consultation process into the review of the apprenticeship funding bands. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 191384 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
star this property answer text <p>As the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) are an independent body, it is for them, rather than for the department, to lead on the process for reviewing funding bands for existing standards and on consultation with the business community.</p><p>The IfA has worked with employer trailblazer groups throughout the review process. The IfA has also discussed the management standards directly with business stakeholders who have made representations.</p><p>The remaining outcomes of the review of funding bands will be published on GOV.UK by the end of the calendar year.</p><p> </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
star this property grouped question UIN
191383 more like this
191385 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-11-22T15:47:57.247Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-22T15:47:57.247Z
star this property answering member
1523
star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
star this property tabling member
3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
1007021
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
star this property answering body
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 Apprentices 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 the Secretary of State for Education, what the timescale is for the decision on the remaining apprenticeship funding band changes proposed by the Institute for Apprenticeships. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 191385 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
star this property answer text <p>As the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) are an independent body, it is for them, rather than for the department, to lead on the process for reviewing funding bands for existing standards and on consultation with the business community.</p><p>The IfA has worked with employer trailblazer groups throughout the review process. The IfA has also discussed the management standards directly with business stakeholders who have made representations.</p><p>The remaining outcomes of the review of funding bands will be published on GOV.UK by the end of the calendar year.</p><p> </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
star this property grouped question UIN
191383 more like this
191384 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-11-22T15:47:57.293Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-22T15:47:57.293Z
star this property answering member
1523
star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
star this property tabling member
3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
1039028
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-10more like thismore than 2019-01-10
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Asparaginase 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 the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether Erwinase will be available for the treatment for children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia between January 2019 and March 2019; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 207238 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-18more like thismore than 2019-01-18
star this property answer text <p>Erwinase is produced by Porton Biopharma Ltd (PBL) and is licensed and distributed by Jazz Pharmaceuticals under a global licencing agreement.</p><p> </p><p>Due to increased demand for Erwinase and because PBL are manufacturing at capacity, until increases in capacity are brought into beneficial use there will be occasional stock-outs.</p><p> </p><p>The product is currently in stock in the United Kingdom. The Department has been informed, it is likely there will be a short stock-out in early February 2019 and then a further batch is planned to be released to Jazz Pharmaceuticals, who are responsible for the packaging/distribution and allocation of worldwide product supply, anticipated to reach the UK market by mid-February 2019 which should last until the end of March 2019.</p><p> </p><p>The Department and Public Health England (PHE) are in close contact with, and have been kept informed by the PBL management of short periods of interrupted supply. PBL have and will be implementing a series of initiatives to increase capacity and better supply the market in both the short and long term. PBL are fully aware of the consequences that the unavailability of Erwinase has on patients and are absolutely committed to working with all involved to resolve any issues and be able to supply this critical medicine.</p><p> </p><p>The Department and PHE will continue to monitor the situation closely.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-01-18T12:18:00.113Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-18T12:18:00.113Z
star this property answering member
4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
star this property tabling member
3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
1050101
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Asparaginase 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 the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 18 January 2019 to Question 207238 on Asparaginase, what steps Porton Biopharma will take to increase capacity of erwinase and better supply the (a) UK and (b) world market for the remainder of 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 213322 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-05more like thismore than 2019-02-05
star this property answer text <p>Porton Biopharma Ltd (PBL) are implementing a series of initiatives to increase capacity and supply in both the short and long term. These include the following:</p><p>- Extending operational activities to 24 hours a day, seven days a week to maximise fermentation of the product;</p><p>- Implementing an ongoing capital programme including construction of a new pharmaceutical fermentation facility. The facility was completed in April 2018 and is currently undergoing testing; it has an increased capacity fermentation suite which will enable PBL to manufacture at larger scale and is due to start producing product Q3 2019 for regulatory approval to market;</p><p>- A new filling and freeze-drying building was completed in February 2016. The installation of a new filling line which covers the entire process, including vial washing, filling, stoppering and freeze drying. The new line has been designed with systems which monitor all critical parameters throughout the process to accelerate batch release and will accommodate increased capacity. The beneficial use of this and the fermentation facility will coincide to maximise increased product output; and</p><p>- Sourcing replacement suppliers, including for new stoppers and new vials for the product, ensuring that maximum batch sizes can be achieved with minimal product rejects. This programme is complete.</p><p> </p><p>PBL has made significant investments into increasing product capacity and will continue to release future batches as soon as they become available to Jazz Pharmaceuticals (who are responsible for the packaging/distribution and allocation of worldwide product supply).</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-02-05T15:09:48.903Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-05T15:09:48.903Z
star this property answering member
4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
star this property tabling member
3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this