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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Migrant Workers: Social Workers more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on ensuring the effective recruitment of care workers from EU and non-EU countries to meet demand in the UK in the event that the UK leaves the EU. more like this
tabling member constituency Bath more like this
tabling member printed
Wera Hobhouse remove filter
uin 236557 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
answer text <p>In December 2018, the Government set out its proposals in “the UK’s future Skills-based Immigration System” White Paper. The White Paper proposals include a new route for skilled workers which will be open to anyone at RQF level 3 and above, irrespective of where they are applying from. This route will not be capped allowing all of those who meet our requirements to come to the UK.</p><p><br>The White Paper also includes a transitional route for temporary workers which will be open to anyone from qualifying countries, wishing to fill posi-tions at any skill level, for up to 12 months. We do not intend to impose a cap on the number of people wishing to use the route.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-04-02T15:59:15.577Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-02T15:59:15.577Z
answering member
4048
label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
tabling member
4602
label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
1104993
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Visas: Nurses more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether his Department plans to extend the the salary exemption for international nurses under the Tier 2 visa process to citizens of the EEA in the event of the UK leaving the EU. more like this
tabling member constituency Bath more like this
tabling member printed
Wera Hobhouse remove filter
uin 236576 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
answer text <p>We have been clear that we want all EU nationals, including those working in the NHS and the care sector, to stay in the UK after we leave the EU.</p><p>In their report, EEA migration in the UK, the independent Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) recommended maintaining the existing system of salary thresholds.</p><p>The Government has been clear that we will undertake an extensive programme of engagement with a wide range of stakeholders across the UK, including with the private, public and voluntary sector and local government, as well as industry representatives and individual businesses before taking a final decision on the level of salary thresholds.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-04-02T15:48:04.527Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
answering member
4048
label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
tabling member
4602
label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
1127301
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-05-17more like thismore than 2019-05-17
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Solar Power: Feed-in Tariffs more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate he has made of the volume of rooftop solar that has been deployed since the closure of the Feed-In Tariff scheme and the Export Tariff. more like this
tabling member constituency Bath more like this
tabling member printed
Wera Hobhouse remove filter
uin 255693 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
answer text <p>The number of domestic solar installations during April 2019 will be published by BEIS on Thursday 30 May using information from the MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) installation database. These are provisional numbers which are subject to revision in future publications.</p><p> </p><p>Solar photovoltaic deployment statistics is available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/solar-photovoltaics-deployment" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/solar-photovoltaics-deployment</a>.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-05-23T13:53:11.227Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T13:53:11.227Z
answering member
4021
label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
tabling member
4602
label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
1127592
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept id 17 more like this
answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
hansard heading Gender Recognition: Young People more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps have been taken in the last six months to reduce the waiting time for transsexual youths at the Tavistock Hospital Gender Identity Clinic. more like this
tabling member constituency Bath more like this
tabling member printed
Wera Hobhouse remove filter
uin 256374 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-05-29more like thismore than 2019-05-29
answer text <p>Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust is working with NHS England to develop and implement measures to reduce waiting times. NHS England has increased funding for the Trust’s Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) by around 150% since 2015/16, but the Trust continues to face challenges in recruiting clinical staff in GIDs with significant experience and expertise.</p><p>The service has trialled several initiatives to provide support to young people who are referred, this includes - but is not limited to:</p><p>- an ongoing recruitment drive;</p><p>- initiatives to actively manage the waiting list offering consultations to local services in complex cases while they wait for specialist input;</p><p>- consultation sessions with local mental health services and group sessions with children under 10 years of age;</p><p>- regularly reviewing communication around the waiting lists to equip young people with information which is as accurate as possible about their wait;</p><p>- reviewing policies and procedures around first appointments, for example looking at Did Not Attend (DNA) policies to ensure those offered appointments to take them up;</p><p>- giving more attention to clinically appropriate timely transitions between the Trust’s gender identity service and adult services; and</p><p>- clinician operated ‘helpline’ for urgent enquiries/concerns from young people, their families and referrers on the waiting list.</p><p>NHS England has also committed to reviewing the service specification for GIDS in 2019/20.</p>
answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-05-29T14:26:43.147Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-29T14:26:43.147Z
answering member
4065
label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
tabling member
4602
label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
1127719
registered interest false more like this
date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-21
answering body
Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
hansard heading Economic Situation: Air Pollution more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What assessment the Government has made of the economic effect on vulnerable people of air pollution. more like this
tabling member constituency Bath more like this
tabling member printed
Wera Hobhouse remove filter
uin 911016 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
answer text <p>We are determined to tackle air pollution and reduce its impact on public health and the environment.</p><p> </p><p>The government has committed £3.5bn to improve air quality for the entire population.</p><p> </p><p>Emissions of toxic Nitrogen Oxides have fallen by almost 29% since 2010 and are at their lowest level since records began, but there remains more to do.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Newark more like this
answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-05-21T13:48:00.747Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T13:48:00.747Z
answering member
4320
label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
tabling member
4602
label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this