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star this property date less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Lighting 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 Communities and Local Government, what guidance his Department has issued to local authorities on the level of street lighting they should have in place. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bury St Edmunds more like this
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Mr David Ruffley more like this
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star this property uin 212384 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-06more like thismore than 2014-11-06
star this property answer text <p><ins class="ministerial">Street lighting plays an important role in road safety, as well as ensuring the personal safety of pedestrians. I refer my Hon Friend to the answer of 13 May 2014, Official Report, columns 535-36W, which provides a comprehensive answer on how there is no prescriptive Whitehall guidance, and places in context the policy of the last Administration which actively encouraged cuts to street lighting.</ins></p><p> </p><p> </p><p><del class="ministerial">Street lighting plays an important role in road safety, as well as ensuring the personal safety of pedestrians. There may be some roads where lights could be dimmed in the very early hours, saving taxpayers’ money. However, this should be a local decision by elected local councillors, reflecting local circumstances-specially in relation to any concerns about crime. Equally, not every neighbourhood wants street lighting, as some communities, especially in rural areas, value dark skies.</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">We believe that councils should listen to the views of their local residents, and then adopt appropriate local policies based on the neighbourhood, the precise location and the usage of the road/street. I previously noted that “Manual for Streets” contains some useful guidance on getting the balance right when providing street lighting, taking into account the different issues around safety, crime prevention, street clutter and light pollution. Ultimately, there is no prescriptive Whitehall guidance, and any assessment will depend on local circumstances and local views.</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">Notwithstanding, I would observe that Her Majesty’s Opposition seem to have a short memory about their actions on cutting street lighting when they were in office:</del></p><p><del class="ministerial"><em>Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs</em><em>:</em></del></p><p><del class="ministerial">The right hon. Member for Leeds Central (Hilary Benn) (now Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government) when Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, his Department and its quangos lectured local councils to switch off or reduce street lighting to minimise carbon emissions. For example, in 2007, he personally launched the Carbon Trust Standard, which was tied to an extensive programme to reduce street lighting as part of the Local Authority Carbon Management Programme. As DEFRA Ministers told the House:</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">“All authorities should be seeking to reduce energy usage both to cut costs and to help combat climate change. As street lighting accounts for a significant proportion of the energy used by authorities, it should be readily identified as an area that should be examined for potential efficiency savings”</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">(6 November 2006, <em>Official Report</em>, column 709W).</del></p><p><del class="ministerial"><em>Department for Transport</em><em>:</em></del></p><p><del class="ministerial">The Minister of State for Transport, the noble Lord Adonis (now a Shadow Treasury Minister) when asked about reducing the hours of operation of street lighting, noted that</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">“the Government also support the Carbon Trust’s local authority carbon management programme, which provides councils with support and guidance to help them realise carbon emissions savings from street lighting”</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">(17 December 2008, <em>Official Report</em>, <em>House of Lords</em>, column WA52). Transport Ministers also endorsed the Highways Agency’s</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">‘Efficiency Strategy for Road Lighting’ which led to switching off motorway lighting at night (21 April 2008,</del></p><p><br /><del class="ministerial"><em>Official Report, </em>column 1444W; Highways Agency</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">“Efficiency Strategy for Road Lighting Midnight Switch Off for Motorway Lighting”, 2009).</del></p><p><del class="ministerial"><em>Department for Communities and Local Government</em><em>:</em></del></p><p><del class="ministerial">The right hon. Member for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford (Yvette Cooper) (now Shadow Home Secretary), when as Minister in the precursor Department to DCLG, noted there was nuanced debate on the extent of street lighting:</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">“We all recognise the fact that there is a series of tensions around light pollution. People in the cities will never have the same view of the night sky as one can get in the middle of Dartmoor... There can be tensions too at neighbourhood level between the security-obsessed householder who has glaring white security lights stuck to every corner of the house, which flicker on every time a little bird flies past or the cat runs across the garden, and the neighbour who... has a telescope and cannot see across the garden, let alone into the skies”</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">(12 February 2004, <em>Official Report</em>, column 510WH).</del></p><p><del class="ministerial"><em>Department </em><em>of</em><em> Energy and Climate Change</em><em>:</em></del></p><p><del class="ministerial">In 2008, the right hon. Member for Leeds East (Hilary Benn) also personally launched the Carbon Reduction Commitment, which resulted in councils cutting carbon emissions from street lighting, including dimming or switching off lights. The Highway Agency’s “Energy Strategy for Roadside Equipment” (April 2010) explained that the approach of “dimming, trimming and partial night lighting” was a consequence of the requirements to meet the Carbon Reduction Commitment. As DECC Ministers said to the House:</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">“DECC is working to include street lighting in the Carbon Reduction Commitment. This will provide an incentive for local authorities to improve the energy efficiency of street lights. DECC is working closely with Communities and Local Government to develop the policy, in so far as it relates to local authorities”</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">(19 June 2009, <em>Official Report</em>, column 515W). Of course, the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change at that time was the right hon. Member for Doncaster North (Edward Miliband) now Leader of HM Opposition.</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">I hope this illuminates the historical fogginess of the Labour party’s current campaign on municipal street lighting. I would suggest the last person out of Labour HQ tonight should turn off the lights.</del></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Keighley more like this
star this property answering member printed Kris Hopkins more like this
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less than 2014-11-06T17:31:07.79Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-06T17:31:07.79Z
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less than 2014-11-10T17:19:10.1286961Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-10T17:19:10.1286961Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kris Hopkins more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Keighley more like this
star this property answering member printed Kris Hopkins more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kris Hopkins more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Ruffley more like this
1015389
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
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
star this property hansard heading Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Private Education more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many children had their private school fees paid by his Department at (a) schools in the UK and (b) schools overseas in the most recent year for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
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WrittenParliamentaryQuestion
star this property uin 196150 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-03more like thismore than 2018-12-03
star this property answer text <p>In Financial Year 2016/2017, the FCO funded the private school fees for the following number of children:</p><p>(a) At schools in the UK: <ins class="ministerial">541</ins> <del class="ministerial">393 </del></p><p>(b) At schools overseas: 1074</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2018-12-03T17:47:04.83Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-03T17:47:04.83Z
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less than 2019-03-18T12:42:38.147Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-18T12:42:38.147Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
1015497
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
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
star this property hansard heading Mediterranean Sea: Rescue Services 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he plans to tackle the criminalisation of humanitarian assistance to migrants as evidenced by the recent seizure of the migrant rescue vessel Aquarius; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds North East more like this
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Fabian Hamilton more like this
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star this property uin 196123 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-05more like thismore than 2018-12-05
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government is aware<ins class="ministerial"> that, on 20 November 2018, Italian authorities issued a warrant for </ins> <del class="ministerial">of</del> the seizure of the Marine Vessel Aquarius <del class="ministerial">by the Italian authorities</del> on grounds of waste pollution.<ins class="ministerial"> According to the ship's operators, the vessel has been at the French port of Marseille since 4 October 2018 and, in the absence of a Flag State, is unable to leave port. Consequently the warrant has not yet been executed. It</ins> <del class="ministerial">The vessel operated as a Search and Rescue vessel in the central Mediterranean by Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) 'SOS Méditerranée' and 'Médicins Sans Frontières' until September 2018. This matter is now subject to Italian legal processes and it</del> is not appropriate for the UK Government to comment<ins class="ministerial"> on the legal process initiated by the Italian authorities</ins>. <del class="ministerial">We recognise the importance of Search and Rescue in the Mediterranean and value the contribution of NGOs in saving lives at sea. We are concerned about the increasing fatality rate that has coincided with the effective cessation of the Search and Rescue operations in the central Mediterranean due to the lack of assurances over safe disembarkation arrangements. We will continue to be involved with efforts to find a solution.</del></p>
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2018-12-05T12:05:59.147Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-05T12:05:59.147Z
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less than 2018-12-17T11:44:56.953Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-17T11:44:56.953Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Fabian Hamilton more like this
1016277
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Brexit 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 22 November 2018 to Question 194759 on Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Brexit and the Answer of 19 November 2018 to Question 190945 on Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Brexit, for what reason his Department is unable to provide that information. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford West and Abingdon more like this
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Layla Moran more like this
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star this property uin 196904 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-10more like thismore than 2018-12-10
star this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">The Department does not hold this information centrally, and providing this information would incur disproportionate cost. This represents the estimated cost of one person spending 3.5 working days in determining whether the Department holds the information, including locating, retrieving and extracting this. The Act provides that we are not obliged to comply with requests where the estimated cost of complying would exceed this limit.</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">Due to the breadth and nature of your request, we estimate that meeting the request could not be done within the appropriate time limit set out by the Act.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">This information is not held centrally and can only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</ins></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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4068
star this property label Biography information for Lord Harrington of Watford more like this
90773
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Harrington of Watford more like this
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less than 2018-12-10T17:08:10.633Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-10T17:08:10.633Z
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less than 2019-03-11T21:37:24.21Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-11T21:37:24.21Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Harrington of Watford more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Layla Moran more like this
1017199
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star this property date less than 2018-11-29more like thismore than 2018-11-29
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Immigration: EU Nationals 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 Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate his Department has made of the number of EU nationals who will migrate to the UK in each of the next 10 years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Witham more like this
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Priti Patel more like this
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star this property uin 197369 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-04more like thismore than 2018-12-04
star this property answer text <p>The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Norwich North more like this
star this property answering member printed Chloe Smith more like this
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less than 2018-12-04T15:56:53.517Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-04T15:56:53.517Z
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less than 2018-12-10T19:50:23.137Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-10T19:50:23.137Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chloe Smith more like this
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star this property file name PQ197369 - Uploaded.pdf more like this
star this property title UKSA response more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Norwich North more like this
star this property answering member printed Chloe Smith more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chloe Smith more like this
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star this property file name PQ197369 - Holding.pdf more like this
star this property title UKSA response more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
1017481
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star this property date less than 2018-11-30more like thismore than 2018-11-30
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Pay: Greater Manchester 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 Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will make an estimate of the number of people in each parliamentary constituency in Greater Manchester that are paid the (a) national minimum wage and (b) national living wage. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Salford and Eccles more like this
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Rebecca Long Bailey more like this
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star this property uin 197641 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-05more like thismore than 2018-12-05
star this property answer text <p>The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority.<del class="ministerial"> I have asked the Authority to reply.</del><ins class="ministerial"> Once I receive their response, I will place a copy in the Library.</ins></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Norwich North more like this
star this property answering member printed Chloe Smith more like this
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less than 2018-12-05T10:30:22.61Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-05T10:30:22.61Z
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less than 2019-01-08T11:25:03.237Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-08T11:25:03.237Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chloe Smith more like this
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star this property file name PQ197641 - Response.pdf more like this
star this property title UKSA Final Response more like this
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90097
star this property answering member constituency Norwich North more like this
star this property answering member printed Chloe Smith more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chloe Smith more like this
star this property attachment
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star this property file name PQ197641 holding response.pdf more like this
star this property title UKSA response more like this
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4396
star this property label Biography information for Rebecca Long Bailey more like this
1023308
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-11more like thismore than 2018-12-11
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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 Young Offender Institutions: Prison Officers 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 estimate he has made of the average number of prison officers in each of the under-18 young offender institutions in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Shields more like this
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Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck more like this
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star this property uin 201205 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
star this property answer text <p>HM Prison and Probation workforce statistics (which contains staffing figures in public sector prisons but not in privately managed prisons) are published quarterly. The figures are broken down by establishment and by prison category including male Young Offender Institutions (YOIs) for those aged 15-17. All staff working with children have to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of the vetting process before taking up such roles. The latest publication can be found at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/hm-prison-and-probation-service-workforce-quarterly-september-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/hm-prison-and-probation-service-workforce-quarterly-september-2018</a></p><p> </p><p>Attached are tables showing the staff numbers at YOIs and details on the numbers of those dismissed or disciplined. Values of 2 or fewer have not been included to avoid the possibility of identification of individuals and to prevent disclosure in accordance with the Data Protection Act, 1998.</p><p> </p><p>In relation to conduct and discipline cases this meant a breakdown of the reasons behind the actions could not be provided due to the very low numbers involved. Please also note that since June 2016 HMPPS has taken over the running of Medway Secure Training Centre and 151 FTE staff transferred in. In September 2017, 59 FTE staff transferred in to the newly created Youth Custody Service.</p><p> </p><p>All prison officers working in under 18 YOIs currently undergo a young person specific and child-centred Prison Officer Entry Level Training (POELT) course. This course incorporates both the Working with Young People in Custody (WYPC) course and Minimising and Managing Physical Restraint (MMPR) training elements. The structure of the 10 week course allows learners to understand the ethos, values, morals and ethics that are integral to working with young people.</p><p> </p><p>We are introducing a new Youth Justice Specialist role and are providing funding for every Prison Officer in the Youth Custody Service to undertake a distance-learning university-accredited qualification in youth justice so that they can transition them to this role. Supervising Officers will also be funded to undertake this training and transition to the new role on level transfer. All staff undertaking the qualification will be offered the opportunity to continue their study for another year to achieve a full foundation degree, fully-funded by the Youth Custody Service (YCS). There are over 300 frontline staff currently enrolled on this qualification and we will fund 250 places on this qualification per year for staff in the youth secure estate over the next four years. We intend for this to be the new standard training for frontline officers in the YCS by 2023</p><p> </p>
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 2018-12-18T17:32:52.123Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-18T17:32:52.123Z
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less than 2018-12-19T14:57:54.433Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-19T14:57:54.433Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
star this property attachment
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star this property file name Copy of PQ201205-8 v2.xlsx more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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4277
star this property label Biography information for Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck more like this
1023309
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-11more like thismore than 2018-12-11
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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 Prison Officers: Training more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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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 mandatory training is provided to prison officers working in under-18 young offender institutions; and what is distinctive about this training in comparison to that provided to officers working with adult prisoners. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Shields more like this
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Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck more like this
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WrittenParliamentaryQuestion
star this property uin 201206 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
star this property answer text <p>HM Prison and Probation workforce statistics (which contains staffing figures in public sector prisons but not in privately managed prisons) are published quarterly. The figures are broken down by establishment and by prison category including male Young Offender Institutions (YOIs) for those aged 15-17. All staff working with children have to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of the vetting process before taking up such roles. The latest publication can be found at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/hm-prison-and-probation-service-workforce-quarterly-september-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/hm-prison-and-probation-service-workforce-quarterly-september-2018</a></p><p> </p><p>Attached are tables showing the staff numbers at YOIs and details on the numbers of those dismissed or disciplined. Values of 2 or fewer have not been included to avoid the possibility of identification of individuals and to prevent disclosure in accordance with the Data Protection Act, 1998.</p><p> </p><p>In relation to conduct and discipline cases this meant a breakdown of the reasons behind the actions could not be provided due to the very low numbers involved. Please also note that since June 2016 HMPPS has taken over the running of Medway Secure Training Centre and 151 FTE staff transferred in. In September 2017, 59 FTE staff transferred in to the newly created Youth Custody Service.</p><p> </p><p>All prison officers working in under 18 YOIs currently undergo a young person specific and child-centred Prison Officer Entry Level Training (POELT) course. This course incorporates both the Working with Young People in Custody (WYPC) course and Minimising and Managing Physical Restraint (MMPR) training elements. The structure of the 10 week course allows learners to understand the ethos, values, morals and ethics that are integral to working with young people.</p><p> </p><p>We are introducing a new Youth Justice Specialist role and are providing funding for every Prison Officer in the Youth Custody Service to undertake a distance-learning university-accredited qualification in youth justice so that they can transition them to this role. Supervising Officers will also be funded to undertake this training and transition to the new role on level transfer. All staff undertaking the qualification will be offered the opportunity to continue their study for another year to achieve a full foundation degree, fully-funded by the Youth Custody Service (YCS). There are over 300 frontline staff currently enrolled on this qualification and we will fund 250 places on this qualification per year for staff in the youth secure estate over the next four years. We intend for this to be the new standard training for frontline officers in the YCS by 2023</p><p> </p>
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 2018-12-18T17:32:52.187Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-18T17:32:52.187Z
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less than 2018-12-19T14:58:18.647Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-19T14:58:18.647Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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star this property file name Copy of PQ201205-8 v2.xlsx more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-11more like thismore than 2018-12-11
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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
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star this property hansard heading Prison Officers: Vetting 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 estimate he has made of the proportion of prison officers working in each of the under-18 young offender institutions that have undergone a DBS enhanced check. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Shields more like this
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Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
star this property answer text <p>HM Prison and Probation workforce statistics (which contains staffing figures in public sector prisons but not in privately managed prisons) are published quarterly. The figures are broken down by establishment and by prison category including male Young Offender Institutions (YOIs) for those aged 15-17. All staff working with children have to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of the vetting process before taking up such roles. The latest publication can be found at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/hm-prison-and-probation-service-workforce-quarterly-september-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/hm-prison-and-probation-service-workforce-quarterly-september-2018</a></p><p> </p><p>Attached are tables showing the staff numbers at YOIs and details on the numbers of those dismissed or disciplined. Values of 2 or fewer have not been included to avoid the possibility of identification of individuals and to prevent disclosure in accordance with the Data Protection Act, 1998.</p><p> </p><p>In relation to conduct and discipline cases this meant a breakdown of the reasons behind the actions could not be provided due to the very low numbers involved. Please also note that since June 2016 HMPPS has taken over the running of Medway Secure Training Centre and 151 FTE staff transferred in. In September 2017, 59 FTE staff transferred in to the newly created Youth Custody Service.</p><p> </p><p>All prison officers working in under 18 YOIs currently undergo a young person specific and child-centred Prison Officer Entry Level Training (POELT) course. This course incorporates both the Working with Young People in Custody (WYPC) course and Minimising and Managing Physical Restraint (MMPR) training elements. The structure of the 10 week course allows learners to understand the ethos, values, morals and ethics that are integral to working with young people.</p><p> </p><p>We are introducing a new Youth Justice Specialist role and are providing funding for every Prison Officer in the Youth Custody Service to undertake a distance-learning university-accredited qualification in youth justice so that they can transition them to this role. Supervising Officers will also be funded to undertake this training and transition to the new role on level transfer. All staff undertaking the qualification will be offered the opportunity to continue their study for another year to achieve a full foundation degree, fully-funded by the Youth Custody Service (YCS). There are over 300 frontline staff currently enrolled on this qualification and we will fund 250 places on this qualification per year for staff in the youth secure estate over the next four years. We intend for this to be the new standard training for frontline officers in the YCS by 2023</p><p> </p>
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 2018-12-18T17:32:52.233Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-18T17:32:52.233Z
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less than 2018-12-19T14:58:11.283Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-19T14:58:11.283Z
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star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck more like this
1023311
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-11more like thismore than 2018-12-11
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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 Prison Officers: Disciplinary Proceedings 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 estimate he has made of the number of prison officers in each of the under-18 young offender institutions that were dismissed or disciplined in each of the last five years; and for what reasons was each of those dismissed or disciplined. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Shields more like this
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Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck more like this
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WrittenParliamentaryQuestion
star this property uin 201208 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
star this property answer text <p>HM Prison and Probation workforce statistics (which contains staffing figures in public sector prisons but not in privately managed prisons) are published quarterly. The figures are broken down by establishment and by prison category including male Young Offender Institutions (YOIs) for those aged 15-17. All staff working with children have to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of the vetting process before taking up such roles. The latest publication can be found at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/hm-prison-and-probation-service-workforce-quarterly-september-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/hm-prison-and-probation-service-workforce-quarterly-september-2018</a></p><p> </p><p>Attached are tables showing the staff numbers at YOIs and details on the numbers of those dismissed or disciplined. Values of 2 or fewer have not been included to avoid the possibility of identification of individuals and to prevent disclosure in accordance with the Data Protection Act, 1998.</p><p> </p><p>In relation to conduct and discipline cases this meant a breakdown of the reasons behind the actions could not be provided due to the very low numbers involved. Please also note that since June 2016 HMPPS has taken over the running of Medway Secure Training Centre and 151 FTE staff transferred in. In September 2017, 59 FTE staff transferred in to the newly created Youth Custody Service.</p><p> </p><p>All prison officers working in under 18 YOIs currently undergo a young person specific and child-centred Prison Officer Entry Level Training (POELT) course. This course incorporates both the Working with Young People in Custody (WYPC) course and Minimising and Managing Physical Restraint (MMPR) training elements. The structure of the 10 week course allows learners to understand the ethos, values, morals and ethics that are integral to working with young people.</p><p> </p><p>We are introducing a new Youth Justice Specialist role and are providing funding for every Prison Officer in the Youth Custody Service to undertake a distance-learning university-accredited qualification in youth justice so that they can transition them to this role. Supervising Officers will also be funded to undertake this training and transition to the new role on level transfer. All staff undertaking the qualification will be offered the opportunity to continue their study for another year to achieve a full foundation degree, fully-funded by the Youth Custody Service (YCS). There are over 300 frontline staff currently enrolled on this qualification and we will fund 250 places on this qualification per year for staff in the youth secure estate over the next four years. We intend for this to be the new standard training for frontline officers in the YCS by 2023</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
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less than 2018-12-18T17:32:52.28Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-18T17:32:52.28Z
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less than 2018-12-19T14:58:03.277Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-19T14:58:03.277Z
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