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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading STEM Subjects: Females more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps the Government is taking to increase the participation of women in STEM fields. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
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star this property uin 211363 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-27
star this property answer text <p>The Government is backing the three-year Your Life campaign, which aims to increase the number of people participating in a wide range of careers that need skills in science, technology, engineering and maths, particularly women. To date more than 200 organisations have pledged action to the campaign to boost the role of women in STEM fields. A publicity drive to encourage young people, especially girls, aged 14 to 16 to take STEM subjects, will launch in November 2014.</p><p>We fund the Royal Society and Royal Academy of Engineering to run a joint STEM Diversity Programme to understand and address issues of diversity, including gender, in the STEM workforce. Actions include a 10 point plan to ensure that women in science, technology, engineering and manufacturing have the same opportunities to progress in their career as their male counterparts</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
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less than 2014-10-27T15:01:24.3740832Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-27T15:01:24.3740832Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Video Games more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what funds distributed by the Technology Strategy Board were allocated to the video games sector in each of the last three years; and what proportion of the total funding from that Board this represented in each such year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Wavertree more like this
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Luciana Berger more like this
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star this property uin 211397 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answer text <p>Innovate UK is the new name for the Technology Strategy Board.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In 2011/12 Innovate UK did not provide any funds to organisations in the video games sector. In 2012/13, it provided £277k (0.06% of its core budget) to organisations in the video games sector and in 2013/14 it provided £1.9m (0.4% of its core budget).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The figures above do not include any awards made under Innovate UK’s Smart or Knowledge Transfer Partnership programmes, as this information can only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wantage more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
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less than 2014-10-24T06:55:43.7900866Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-24T06:55:43.7900866Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Vaizey of Didcot more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Luciana Berger more like this
100103
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Minimum Wage more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 25 June 2014 to Question 201383, how much was spent on national minimum wage enforcement in 2013-14. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property uin 211245 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 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answer text <p>£7.5m was spent by HM Revenue and Customs on the enforcement of the National Minimum Wage in 2013/14.</p><p>We have increased the budget allocation for National Minimum Wage enforcement in 2014/15 to £9.2m. This extra funding will enable HMRC to increase the number of compliance officers working in this area who, as well as continuing to respond to every complaint made to the Pay and Work Rights Helpline, will also undertake targeted enforcement, focusing on the worst offending employers in the highest-risk sectors.</p><p>Anyone who believes they are entitled to the National Minimum Wage and has not received it should contact this free and confidential helpline on 0800 917 2368.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Dunbartonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jo Swinson more like this
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less than 2014-10-24T11:29:09.5418464Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-24T11:29:09.5418464Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Stephen Timms more like this
100105
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Tax Allowances 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the total accumulative tax relief claimed by each tax band was in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carmarthen East and Dinefwr more like this
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Jonathan Edwards more like this
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star this property uin 211232 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-27
star this property answer text <p>Information is provided in Table 3.5 ‘Income and deductions’ that is available on the HMRC website at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/deductions-and-reliefs-2010-to-2011" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/deductions-and-reliefs-2010-to-2011</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Hertfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Gauke more like this
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less than 2014-10-27T16:28:48.2875052Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-27T16:28:48.2875052Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Gauke more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jonathan Edwards more like this
100107
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading National Insurance Contributions more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent steps he has taken to simplify the rates of employees' National Insurance contributions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-27
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to a competitive tax regime and has introduced a range of measures to reduce the burden of National Insurance Contributions (NICs), as part of our long term economic plan to back business and create jobs.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Employment Allowance, introduced in April this year, means that around 450,000 employers– one third of all employers – are expected to be taken out of paying employer NICs altogether in 2014-15 and from April 2015, employer NICs for under 21 year olds will be abolished, helping to support jobs for almost 1.5 million young people currently in employment.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Hertfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Gauke more like this
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less than 2014-10-27T16:16:49.7997019Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-27T16:16:49.7997019Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Gauke more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
100116
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Funeral Payments more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many applications have been made to the Government Funeral Payment scheme since May 2010; and how many such applications have been rejected. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Steve Rotheram more like this
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star this property uin 211293 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answer text <p>From the latest data available, 280,780 applications have been made for Funeral Payments in Great Britain between May 2010 and September 2014. In the same period there have been 139,560 refusals.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>Notes</strong></p><p> </p><p>1. These figures do not include applications which were processed clerically and have not yet been entered on to the Social Fund Computer System.</p><p> </p><p>2. The figures given are the number of applications and initial refusals in the given time period and not the number of people who made applications or received awards. An individual may make more than one application in a year. Information on the number of people who made applications and received awards is not available.</p><p> </p><p>3. The refusal figures given are based on the initial decisions made on each case and may include cases where an award was later made on review.</p><p> </p><p>4. All figures are rounded to the nearest 10.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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less than 2014-10-24T13:48:18.1742771Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-24T13:48:18.1742771Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Rotheram more like this
100118
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading VisitBritain and VisitEngland more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what the core funding for VisitBritain and VisitEngland was in 2010 and is now. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Camberwell and Peckham more like this
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Ms Harriet Harman more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answer text <p>In 2010/11 Government funding for VisitBritain and VisitEngland was £40.323 million. In 2014/15 Government funding was £51.984 million. The table contains a breakdown of the funding:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Financial Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>VisitBritain GIA (£m)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>VisitBritain GREAT Funding (£m)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>VisitEngland GIA (£m)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>VisitEngland GREAT Funding (£m)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>VisitEngland Regional Growth Fund via BIS (£m)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>40.323*</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>40.323</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>19.883</p></td><td><p>17</p></td><td><p>6.364</p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>6.737</p></td><td><p>51.984</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>*grant-in-aid for both bodies was recorded on a consolidated basis before 2011/12.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Maidstone and The Weald more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Helen Grant more like this
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less than 2014-10-24T12:43:25.5416684Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-24T12:43:25.5416684Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Helen Grant more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Ms Harriet Harman more like this
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Tourism more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what the value to the economy of domestic tourism was in (a) 2012, (b) 2013 and (c) 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Camberwell and Peckham more like this
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Ms Harriet Harman more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answer text <p>Since 2010, domestic tourism spend in England has grown by 14.1% - from £56.7bn* to £64.7bn in 2013. Domestic tourism spend in 2012 was a record-breaking £67,956m. We will not have a final figure for 2014 until next year. Overall, Deloitte estimated that the tourism industry was worth £127 billion GVA to the UK economy in 2013, £58 billion of which is ‘direct’ contribution.</p><p> </p><p><em>Source: </em><a href="http://www.visitengland.org/insight-statistics/major-tourism-surveys/overnightvisitors/" target="_blank"><em>http://www.visitengland.org/insight-statistics/major-tourism-surveys/overnightvisitors/</em></a><em> ; </em><a href="http://www.visitengland.org/insight-statistics/major-tourism-surveys/dayvisitors/" target="_blank"><em>http://www.visitengland.org/insight-statistics/major-tourism-surveys/dayvisitors/</em></a></p><p>*this is based on an estimate as there was no day visit survey in 2010</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Maidstone and The Weald more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Helen Grant more like this
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less than 2014-10-24T12:41:38.9195595Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-24T12:41:38.9195595Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Helen Grant more like this
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100121
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Tourism Alliance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, when he last met the Tourism Alliance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Camberwell and Peckham more like this
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Ms Harriet Harman more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answer text <p>All DCMS Ministers’ external meetings are published quarterly on the following website:</p><p> </p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/313639/Transparency_Declarations_Oct-Dec_2013_csv.csv/preview</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Maidstone and The Weald more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Helen Grant more like this
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less than 2014-10-24T12:42:37.8553133Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-24T12:42:37.8553133Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Helen Grant more like this
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100122
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Tourism more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what estimate he has made of the amount spent by local authorities on tourism development and promotion in each year since 2010; and what his estimate is of the amount that will be so spent in 2014-15. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Camberwell and Peckham more like this
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Ms Harriet Harman more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answer text <p>Revenue and capital tourism expenditure by English Local Authorities is available on the Department for Communities and Local Government website: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/local-authority-revenue-expenditure-and-financing.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Maidstone and The Weald more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Helen Grant more like this
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less than 2014-10-24T12:44:23.2061499Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-24T12:44:23.2061499Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Helen Grant more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Ms Harriet Harman more like this