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star this property date less than 2015-02-25more like thismore than 2015-02-25
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Pakistan more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the government of Pakistan on discrimination and violence against people of minority faiths in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Makerfield more like this
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Yvonne Fovargue remove filter
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-03more like thismore than 2015-03-03
star this property answer text <p>We are deeply concerned by the persecution of religious minorities in Pakistan.</p><p>On 24 February I raised UK concerns about the blasphemy law with a group of visiting Pakistani parliamentarians.</p><p>The Foreign Secretary also discussed Pakistan’s blasphemy laws with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in November 2014.</p><p>We will continue to support all efforts in promoting religious tolerance and freedom of speech in Pakistan, and call for perpetrators of human rights abuses to be brought to justice.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2015-03-03T14:21:31.91Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-03T14:21:31.91Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Yvonne Fovargue more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-07-07more like thismore than 2015-07-07
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Scotland Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Scotland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
unstar this property hansard heading English Votes for English Laws 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 Scotland, what discussions he has had with the Leader of the House on the effect of the Government's proposed changes to voting procedures in the House on the representation of constituencies in Scotland; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Makerfield more like this
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Yvonne Fovargue remove filter
star this property uin 900945 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-15more like thismore than 2015-07-15
star this property answer text <p>I have had discussions with the Leader of the House on this matter and look forward to this afternoon’s debate.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale more like this
star this property answering member printed David Mundell more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-07-15T14:08:45.157Z
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star this property label Biography information for David Mundell more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Yvonne Fovargue more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-06-08more like thismore than 2015-06-08
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Railways: Franchises 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 Transport, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the rail franchise system. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Makerfield more like this
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Yvonne Fovargue remove filter
star this property uin 900260 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-11more like thismore than 2015-06-11
star this property answer text <p>We continuously monitor a range of indicators, including performance figures and passenger satisfaction. Rail use is at its highest level since the 1920s: 1.65 billion passenger journeys were made in Great Britain on franchised passenger trains in 2014-15. The number of journeys made on the rail network has more than doubled since the introduction of the franchise system.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2015-06-11T13:26:58.507Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-11T13:26:58.507Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Yvonne Fovargue more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-02-24more like thismore than 2015-02-24
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Sixth Form Colleges 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 many sixth form colleges have expressed an interest in linking with Academy chains since May 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Makerfield more like this
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Yvonne Fovargue remove filter
star this property uin 225186 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-03more like thismore than 2015-03-03
star this property answer text <p>Ministers have had numerous discussions with sixth form colleges about VAT exemption since May 2010.</p><p> </p><p>Any sixth form college can collaborate with an academy or academy chain. To create a more formal link, sixth form colleges can apply to become an academy sponsor. Since May 2010, fourteen sixth form colleges have expressed an interest in becoming an academy sponsor.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 225185 more like this
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less than 2015-03-03T17:29:57.103Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-03T17:29:57.103Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Yvonne Fovargue more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-02-24more like thismore than 2015-02-24
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Sixth Form Colleges: VAT 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 discussions Ministers in her Department have had with sixth form colleges on VAT exemption and linking with Academies since May 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Makerfield more like this
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Yvonne Fovargue remove filter
star this property uin 225185 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-03more like thismore than 2015-03-03
star this property answer text <p>Ministers have had numerous discussions with sixth form colleges about VAT exemption since May 2010.</p><p> </p><p>Any sixth form college can collaborate with an academy or academy chain. To create a more formal link, sixth form colleges can apply to become an academy sponsor. Since May 2010, fourteen sixth form colleges have expressed an interest in becoming an academy sponsor.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 225186 more like this
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less than 2015-03-03T17:29:56.96Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-03T17:29:56.96Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Yvonne Fovargue more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Unemployment: Young People more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many 16 to 18 year olds were not in education, employment or training in (a) 2014 and (b) 2013. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Makerfield more like this
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Yvonne Fovargue remove filter
star this property uin 219373 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-01-05more like thismore than 2015-01-05
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is published by the Department for Education and is available online at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/neet-statistics-quarterly-brief-july-to-september-2014" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/statistics/neet-statistics-quarterly-brief-july-to-september-2014</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
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less than 2015-01-05T09:05:01.383Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-05T09:05:01.383Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Yvonne Fovargue more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Unemployment: Young People 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 comparable assessment she has made of the number of 16 to 18 year olds who are not in education, employment or training in (a) the UK and (b) other countries in the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Makerfield more like this
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Yvonne Fovargue remove filter
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-01-05more like thismore than 2015-01-05
star this property answer text <p>The exact information requested is not available for 16 to 18 year olds in EU countries.</p><p> </p><p>The European Commission monitors the progress of member states in reducing the share of early leavers from education and training (adults aged 18-24 who left school without having achieved the minimum upper secondary qualification and who are not currently enrolled in any education and training) as part of their Europe 2020 education and training benchmarking strategy. The UK early leaving rate (12.4% in 2013) remains very slightly above the EU average (12% in 2013) but has been on a downward trend since 2011, falling from 15% in 2010 to 12.4% in 2013. However, the government’s official statistics (covering England only) are more up to date than these figures and show that the proportion of 16 to 18 year olds NEET at the end of 2013 was down to 7.6%, the lowest rate since comparable records began in 1994.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Commission’s annual Education and Training Monitor (2014) is available here:<br> <a href="http://ec.europa.eu/education/library/publications/monitor14_en.pdf" target="_blank">http://ec.europa.eu/education/library/publications/monitor14_en.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The OECD publishes figures for 15 to 19 year olds who are not in education, employment or training (NEET), including 21 EU countries:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="4"><p><strong>Percentage of 15 to 19 year-olds who are </strong><strong>not in education, employment or training</strong><strong> (2012)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p>%</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Australia</p></td><td><p>7.2</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Austria</p></td><td><p>4.7</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Belgium</p></td><td><p>8.3</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Canada</p></td><td><p>7.3</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Chile (2011)</p></td><td><p>17.5</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Czech Republic</p></td><td><p>4.0</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Denmark</p></td><td><p>5.7</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Estonia</p></td><td><p>6.8</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Finland</p></td><td><p>4.7</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>France</p></td><td><p>6.9</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Germany</p></td><td><p>3.0</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Greece</p></td><td><p>5.3</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Hungary</p></td><td><p>4.8</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Iceland</p></td><td><p>4.8</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Ireland</p></td><td><p>9.6</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Israel</p></td><td><p>10.7</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Italy</p></td><td><p>12.0</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Japan (age 15-24)</p></td><td><p>9.4</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Korea</p></td><td><p>8.5</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Luxembourg</p></td><td><p>2.9</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Mexico</p></td><td><p>17.0</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Netherlands</p></td><td><p>2.4</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>New Zealand</p></td><td><p>8.7</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Norway</p></td><td><p>3.0</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Poland</p></td><td><p>3.9</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Portugal</p></td><td><p>7.9</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Slovak Republic</p></td><td><p>5.6</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Slovenia</p></td><td><p>3.8</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Spain</p></td><td><p>11.4</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Sweden</p></td><td><p>4.1</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Switzerland</p></td><td><p>4.7</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Turkey</p></td><td><p>22.8</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>United Kingdom</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> 9.5 </strong></p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>United States</p></td><td><p>7.7</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>OECD average <em>(excluding Chile and Japan)</em></p></td><td><p>7.5</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>EU21 average</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> 6.1 </strong></p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p>Source: OECD (2014), Education at a Glance 2014, Table C5.2a.</p></td><td> </td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/888933118903" target="_blank">http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/888933118903</a></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
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less than 2015-01-05T09:04:33.073Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-05T09:04:33.073Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-09-03more like thismore than 2014-09-03
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Health Services more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the next step is in the commissioning of a specialised service after a positive recommendation by the Prescribed Specialised Services Advisory Group (PSSAG); whether services recommended for commissioning by PSSAG in September 2014 will be funded from April 2015; when the PSSAG recommendations on the application for a specialised service for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency will be published; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Makerfield more like this
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Yvonne Fovargue remove filter
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-10more like thismore than 2014-09-10
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Prescribed Specialised Services Advisory Group (PSSAG) is a Department of Health expert committee which provides advice to Ministers on which services should be prescribed in regulations for national commissioning by the NHS Commissioning Board (NHS England).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>PSSAG makes recommendations to Ministers, who are obliged under section 3B of the National Health Service Act 2006 to take appropriate advice and to consult with NHS England before making regulations to prescribe particular services as specialised services for NHS England commissioning. Decisions on the timing of any changes to commissioning responsibilities will take account of advice from PSSAG and any consultation response from NHS England.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Where a service is prescribed for national commissioning, NHS England becomes responsible for making decisions on the commissioning of that service, including funding of specific interventions as part of that service. We understand from NHS England that where it becomes the responsible commissioner for a service, it considers the funding priority of the service through its Clinical Priorities Advisory Group.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>We understand the Alpha 1 Alliance has worked with NHS England and the Specialised Respiratory Clinical Reference Group to develop a proposal for the national commissioning of services for patients with alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency, which will be put to PSSAG for consideration at its next meeting on 30 September. A report containing PSSAG’s recommendations will be published once Ministers have made decisions on any associated changes.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
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less than 2014-09-10T12:18:26.0110742Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-10T12:18:26.0110742Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-16more like thismore than 2014-07-16
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Arthritis more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people have suffered complications following knee and hip operations related to osteoarthritis in the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Makerfield more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-22more like thismore than 2014-07-22
star this property answer text <p>This information is not available. Although some information on post-operative complications experienced by osteoporosis patients following surgery of the hip and knee is available via the Health and Social Care Information Centre’s Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) data collection, this only covers hip and knee replacement, and not the full range of surgical interventions. In addition to this, as PROMs is a voluntary reporting system the data published does not reflect the total number of osteoporosis patients having complications for all hip and knee replacements. More information on PROMS data can be found at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.hscic.gov.uk/proms" target="_blank">www.hscic.gov.uk/proms</a></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
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less than 2014-07-22T13:39:02.4971215Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-22T13:39:02.4971215Z
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Complaints more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many service complaints went to a full board hearing in the last five years. more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-14more like thismore than 2014-07-14
star this property answer text <p>Figures on the number of complaints made by service personnel in the last five years are published in the Service Complaints Commissioner's (SCC) Annual Reports. The full reports are presented annually to the House and are also located at the following website:<br><br>http://armedforcescomplaints.independent.gov.uk/newsandpublications.htm<br><br>The figures available for complaints made by Service personnel about bullying for each year are also published in the Annual Reports. Details of the number of complaints that are heard by a panel (level 3) are also published. All of this information can be found in the relevant pages:<br><br>2013 Annual Report – page 72, appendix 3. <br><br>2012 Annual Report – page 62, appendix 3. <br><br>2011 Annual Report – page 59, appendix 3. <br><br>2010 Annual Report – page 89, appendix 6<br><br>2009 Annual Report – page 36, table 7.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
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less than 2014-07-14T16:38:43.0739371Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-14T16:38:43.0739371Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry more like this
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