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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
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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 Academies 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, 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
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 168014 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 2018-09-04more 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
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less than 2018-09-04T09:42:34.467Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-04T09:42:34.467Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
969032
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-06more like thismore than 2018-09-06
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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 Academies 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, 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
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 171337 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 2018-09-14more 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
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less than 2018-09-14T11:38:15.467Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-14T11:38:15.467Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
984758
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-10more like thismore than 2018-10-10
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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
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
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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
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 177668 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 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
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less than 2018-10-19T10:23:46.433Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-19T10:23:46.433Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
984759
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-10more like thismore than 2018-10-10
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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
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
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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
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 177669 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 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
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less than 2018-10-19T10:32:56.683Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-19T10:32:56.683Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
982881
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-08more like thismore than 2018-10-08
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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 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 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
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 176230 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 2018-10-16more 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
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less than 2018-10-16T15:25:59.643Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-16T15:25:59.643Z
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star this property label Biography information for David Rutley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
971689
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-11more like thismore than 2018-09-11
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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 Caribbean: Hurricanes and Tornadoes 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 International Development, what steps she is taking to ensure that the (a) Caribbean British Overseas Territories and (b) Commonwealth Caribbean islands are prepared for hurricane season. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 173559 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 2018-09-18more like thismore than 2018-09-18
star this property answer text <p>The UK provided over £196m in response to the devastating hurricanes in September 2017 in the Caribbean. In preparation for this year’s hurricane season, the Department for International Development (DFID), the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Ministry of Defence have coordinated response plans to support British Overseas Territories and independent Commonwealth countries in the Caribbean. RFA Mounts Bay is in the region with helicopter airlift capacity and stocks of humanitarian relief items. UK supplies have also been pre-positioned on the island of Antigua. In addition the Secretary of State for International Development has instructed the department to ensure that any response to the impact of hurricanes in the British Overseas Territories and independent Commonwealth countries in the Caribbean will have a priority call on our reserves.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is providing expertise to the Caribbean Disaster and Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and national disaster offices in our partner countries. DFID also supported establishment of a multinational response coordination centre within CDEMA. In the longer term, the UK is investing over £360m in disaster resilient infrastructure across the Caribbean.</p>
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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less than 2018-09-18T08:55:09.18Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-18T08:55:09.18Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
982704
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-08more like thismore than 2018-10-08
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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 Caribbean: Hurricanes and Tornadoes 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 International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 18 September 2018 to Question 173559 on Caribbean: Hurricanes and Tornadoes, what proportion of that £196 million spent in September 2017 on Caribbean hurricane relief was used to support British Overseas Territories. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 176229 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 2018-10-15more like thismore than 2018-10-15
star this property answer text <p>£72m was committed to help the Overseas Territories. This funding delivered the UK Government’s immediate response and support for early recovery priorities in the three affected territories of Anguilla, British Virgin Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands. Further to this, the Prime Minister committed a further £70m for reconstruction efforts and up to £300m of UK Government loan guarantees.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2018-10-15T14:33:29.697Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-15T14:33:29.697Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
971756
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-11more like thismore than 2018-09-11
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Coroners: South East 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 Justice, what the average number of days was for a body to be held before release by the West Sussex and Surrey coroners in (a) 2017 and (b) the first six months of 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 173560 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 2018-09-18more like thismore than 2018-09-18
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Justice does not have operational responsibility for the coroner service and only collects certain information from coroners, for example the number of deaths reported to them and the number of inquests and post-mortem examinations held. The Ministry does not collect information on the time taken for a body to be released to the family.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2018-09-18T16:18:31.533Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-18T16:18:31.533Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
982661
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-08more like thismore than 2018-10-08
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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 Haematological Cancer: Drugs 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 Health and Social Care, how many blood cancer patients have received medicine funded by the Cancer Drugs Fund by each medicine since 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 176228 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 2018-10-16more like thismore than 2018-10-16
star this property answer text <p>We have been informed by NHS England that since the implementation of the new Cancer Drugs Fund on 29 July 2016, 7,821 patients have been registered to receive treatment for a blood cancer, out of a total of approximately 25,700 patients who have been registered to receive cancer drug treatment. NHS England has advised that it is unable to provide a breakdown of patients registered to receive treatment with each medicine for reasons of commercial confidentiality.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2018-10-16T16:10:46.937Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-16T16:10:46.937Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
964543
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star this property date less than 2018-09-03more like thismore than 2018-09-03
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Hate Crime: Disability more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, what steps the CPS is taking to improve the rate of prosecution of people responsible for crimes against disabled people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 169294 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 2018-09-10more like thismore than 2018-09-10
star this property answer text <p>The CPS is committed to improving prosecutions of disability hate crime. It has delivered mandated training on disability hate crime for all prosecutors, introduced a network of Hate Crime Coordinators in CPS Areas and revised its disability hate crime legal guidance. The CPS is currently working with community partners to develop further training based upon the social model of disability, aimed at removing barriers for disabled people and improving access to justice.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2018-09-10T14:24:55.34Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T14:24:55.34Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this