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star this property date less than 2015-07-16more like thismore than 2015-07-16
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Department for Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept id 63 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Energy and Climate Change more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property hansard heading Nuclear Power Stations: Insurance more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether there is sufficient capacity in the United Kingdom and European insurance markets, or elsewhere, to meet the requirements of the operators and contractors of planned nuclear power stations in the United Kingdom. more like this
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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock remove filter
star this property uin HL1553 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 2015-08-12more like thismore than 2015-08-12
star this property answer text <p>Government is in regular contact with the insurance market to discuss the provision of insurance for nuclear operators’ third party liabilities, including for planned nuclear power stations in the United Kingdom. At present there is predicted to be sufficient capacity in the market, although the availability of such insurance will always depend on the circumstances at the time. Government will continue to monitor the insurance market for capacity in this area and to encourage insurers to enter the nuclear insurance market.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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less than 2015-08-12T14:34:32.977Zmore like thismore than 2015-08-12T14:34:32.977Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-09-07more like thismore than 2015-09-07
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Department for Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept id 63 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Energy and Climate Change more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property hansard heading Nuclear Power Stations: Insurance more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether there is sufficient capacity in the nuclear insurance market for third-party liabilities for operators of planned nuclear power stations. more like this
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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock remove filter
star this property uin HL1948 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 2015-09-14more like thismore than 2015-09-14
star this property answer text <p>The Government is in regular contact with the insurance market to discuss the provision of insurance for nuclear operators; this includes both general insurance and third party liabilities. At present there is predicted to be sufficient capacity in the market for planned nuclear power stations, including Hinkley Point C, although the availability of such insurance will always depend on the circumstances at the time. Government will continue to monitor the insurance market for capacity in this area and to encourage insurers to enter the nuclear insurance market.</p><p>The Government fully recognises the importance of promoting competition in insurance markets so that customers can get the best price possible. The Financial Conduct Authority and the Competition and Markets Authority between them ensure effective competition, and make sure markets work well for consumers, business and the economy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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HL1949 more like this
HL1950 more like this
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less than 2015-09-14T14:37:55.033Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-14T14:37:55.033Z
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4282
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
417029
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star this property date less than 2015-09-07more like thismore than 2015-09-07
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Department for Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept id 63 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Energy and Climate Change more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property hansard heading Hinkley Point B Power Station more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether there is sufficient capacity in the nuclear insurance market to cover the expected level of investment in Hinkley Point B. more like this
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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock remove filter
star this property uin HL1949 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 2015-09-14more like thismore than 2015-09-14
star this property answer text <p>The Government is in regular contact with the insurance market to discuss the provision of insurance for nuclear operators; this includes both general insurance and third party liabilities. At present there is predicted to be sufficient capacity in the market for planned nuclear power stations, including Hinkley Point C, although the availability of such insurance will always depend on the circumstances at the time. Government will continue to monitor the insurance market for capacity in this area and to encourage insurers to enter the nuclear insurance market.</p><p>The Government fully recognises the importance of promoting competition in insurance markets so that customers can get the best price possible. The Financial Conduct Authority and the Competition and Markets Authority between them ensure effective competition, and make sure markets work well for consumers, business and the economy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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HL1948 more like this
HL1950 more like this
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less than 2015-09-14T14:37:55.093Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-14T14:37:55.093Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
417030
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star this property date less than 2015-09-07more like thismore than 2015-09-07
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Department for Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept id 63 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Energy and Climate Change more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property hansard heading Nuclear Power Stations: Insurance more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of (1) the competitiveness of the insurance market for nuclear property damage and nuclear liability, and (2) whether it provides the capacity needed by nuclear operators, notwithstanding the presence and nature of nuclear insurance pools, including the United Kingdom nuclear insurance pool, and any potential they may have to restrict and distort the provision of such insurance to nuclear operators. more like this
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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock remove filter
star this property uin HL1950 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 2015-09-14more like thismore than 2015-09-14
star this property answer text <p>The Government is in regular contact with the insurance market to discuss the provision of insurance for nuclear operators; this includes both general insurance and third party liabilities. At present there is predicted to be sufficient capacity in the market for planned nuclear power stations, including Hinkley Point C, although the availability of such insurance will always depend on the circumstances at the time. Government will continue to monitor the insurance market for capacity in this area and to encourage insurers to enter the nuclear insurance market.</p><p>The Government fully recognises the importance of promoting competition in insurance markets so that customers can get the best price possible. The Financial Conduct Authority and the Competition and Markets Authority between them ensure effective competition, and make sure markets work well for consumers, business and the economy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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HL1948 more like this
HL1949 more like this
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less than 2015-09-14T14:37:55.157Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-14T14:37:55.157Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
444846
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star this property date less than 2016-01-14more like thismore than 2016-01-14
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Peers: Writs of Summons more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many writs of summons were sent to Peers in 2015, and how many were returned undelivered. more like this
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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock remove filter
star this property uin HL5044 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2016-01-22
star this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">704</del> <ins class="ministerial">812 </ins>Writs of Summons were sent out to peers at the Dissolution of Parliament on 30 March 2015. Information on the number of Writs that were returned is not held centrally.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Faulks more like this
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less than 2016-01-22T14:18:53.217Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-22T14:18:53.217Z
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less than 2016-04-13T16:22:18.38Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-13T16:22:18.38Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Faulks more like this
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star this property answering member printed Lord Faulks more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Faulks more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-02-12more like thismore than 2015-02-12
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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
star this property hansard heading Ministers more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what due diligence is carried out and by whom before ministerial appointments are made. more like this
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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock remove filter
star this property uin HL5022 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 2015-02-25more like thismore than 2015-02-25
star this property answer text <p>As was the case under previous administrations, ministerial appointments are a matter for the Prime Minister, in line with the Ministerial Code.</p><p> </p><p>For those individuals upon whom the Prime Minister wishes to confer a life peerage, the independent House of Lords Appointments Commission vets nominations. For those individuals upon whom the Prime Minister wishes to confer a peerage in order that they might sit in the House of Lords to take up a ministerial role, the Commission consults the main regulatory authorities, including HMRC, before giving advice.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Stowell of Beeston more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL4965 more like this
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less than 2015-02-25T16:09:09.637Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-25T16:09:09.637Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Stowell of Beeston more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-11-18more like thismore than 2015-11-18
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The Lord Chairman of Committees more like this
star this property answering dept id 200 more like this
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unstar this property answering dept sort name Chairman of Committees (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading House of Lords: Living Wage more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chairman of Committees whether any staff of the House of Lords are paid less than the recommended Living Wage for London, and if so, how many and in which departments they work. more like this
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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock remove filter
star this property uin HL3698 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 2015-11-24more like thismore than 2015-11-24
star this property answer text <p>The House of Lords Administration was accredited as a London Living Wage employer in November 2013. We have kept in line with changes to the Living Wage since. No staff employed by the House Administration are paid below the London Living Wage.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Laming more like this
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less than 2015-11-24T11:54:03.087Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-24T11:54:03.087Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Laming more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
444847
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star this property date less than 2016-01-14more like thismore than 2016-01-14
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The Lord Chairman of Committees more like this
star this property answering dept id 200 more like this
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unstar this property answering dept sort name Chairman of Committees (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading Peers: Oaths and Affirmations more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chairman of Committees how many Peers have taken the Oath of Allegiance in the current Session. more like this
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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock remove filter
star this property uin HL5045 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 2016-01-21more like thismore than 2016-01-21
star this property answer text <p>826 Members have taken the oath of allegiance or made the solemn affirmation in the current session. This includes 799 Peers and 27 Lords Spiritual. The figure includes Members who have subsequently died, taken leave of absence or retired during the session.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Laming more like this
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less than 2016-01-21T12:19:32.25Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-21T12:19:32.25Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Laming more like this
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579
star this property label Biography information for Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-15more like thismore than 2014-07-15
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Motor Neurone Disease more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much has been spent on research into the causes of, and treatment and cure for, motor neurone disease by all publicly funded departments and bodies in each year since 2010. more like this
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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock remove filter
star this property uin HL1128 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-23more like thismore than 2014-07-23
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The following table shows expenditure on research on motor neurone disease (MND) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS - a sub type of MND) by the Medical Research Council and by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) through its research programmes, research centres and units, and research fellowships.</p><p> </p><p>£ million</p><p><em> </em></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>2013-14</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Medical Research Council</p></td><td><p>7.5</p></td><td><p>4.2</p></td><td><p>4.1</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>National Institute for Health Research</p></td><td><p>0.1</p></td><td><p>0.4</p></td><td><p>0.7</p></td><td><p>0.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total</p></td><td><p>7.6</p></td><td><p>4.6</p></td><td><p>4.8</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Total spend by the NIHR on MND/ALS is higher than this because expenditure by the NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) on this topic cannot be disaggregated from total CRN expenditure.</p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2014-07-23T12:25:56.3724795Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-23T12:25:56.3724795Z
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
390614
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star this property date less than 2015-07-16more like thismore than 2015-07-16
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Insurance Companies: Competition more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of whether the United Kingdom insurance markets are promoting competition and the best price for customers. more like this
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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock remove filter
star this property uin HL1554 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 2015-07-27more like thismore than 2015-07-27
star this property answer text <p>The Government fully recognises the importance of promoting competition in insurance markets so that customers can get the best price possible. That is why we have given the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) an objective to promote effective competition in the interest of consumers. The FCA regulates the conduct of financial markets so that they work well and consumers get a fair deal.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>We have also created the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to oversee competition in markets including the insurance industry. The CMA promote competition for the benefit of consumers, both within and outside the UK and their aim is to make markets work well for consumers, businesses and the economy.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord O'Neill of Gatley more like this
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less than 2015-07-27T15:48:21.627Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-27T15:48:21.627Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord O'Neill of Gatley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this