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Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Nuclear Power Stations: Insurance (12 Aug 2015)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: ...capacity in the market, although the availability of such insurance will always depend on the circumstances at the time. Government will continue to monitor the insurance market for capacity in this area and to encourage insurers to enter the nuclear insurance market.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Electoral Register: Young People (6 Aug 2015)

Lord Bridges of Headley: ...Ireland were registered to vote, compared with 76.1% of 18-19 year olds in Great Britain. Electoral Registration Officers are best placed to determine what is appropriate or necessary in their area; many work with local schools and colleges to identify and register young people.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Public Expenditure: Northern Ireland (4 Aug 2015)

the Earl of Courtown: ...progress report on the economic pact was published last July. This set out improvements in access to finance, investments by the Green Investment Bank, and continuation of 100 per cent Assisted Area Status for Northern Ireland. Further progress has been made and legislation passed to allow the devolution of corporation tax rate-setting powers to the Northern Ireland Assembly. The new...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprentices (4 Aug 2015)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...by 16,17, 18 and 19-24 year-olds in the Engineering and Manufacturing Techologies, Information and Communication Technology and Science and Mathematics Sector Subject Areas in 2012/13 and 2013/14 Sector Subject Area Age 2012/13 2013/14 Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies 16 6,980 6,850 17 7,570 8,470 18 10,220 10,800 19-24 20,950 22,530 ...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Avoidance (4 Aug 2015)

Lord O'Neill of Gatley: ...and tax planning, evasion and compliance and imbalances in the tax system. The package of measures announced at Summer Budget 2015 represent the next stage in the government’s actions in this area and contributes towards the government commitment by saving 19 billion by 2020/2021 and 5 billion per year by 2019/2020.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Economic and Monetary Union (4 Aug 2015)

Lord O'Neill of Gatley: ...EU Budget be called upon, to which the UK contributes. Since this report, further short-term EFSM assistance has been provided to Greece as a technical bridge finance mechanism for further euro area support from the European Stability Mechanism (ESM). However, the Government secured legally-binding collateral arrangements which ensure no liability for UK taxpayers from this loan. ...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Open Prisons (30 Jul 2015)

Shailesh Vara: ...lows under this and the Coalition government. The reduction in the numbers of absconds and ROTL failures demonstrate that the action that has been taken to improve assessment procedures in this area has been effective. We continue to look for improvements. Since May 2014, prisoners with a history of escape, absconding or serious temporary release failure during the current sentence...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Divorce: Financial Provision (29 Jul 2015)

Lord Faulks: The Law Commission has undertaken a review of elements of the law in this area and published its report on Matrimonial Property, Needs and Agreements last year, following wide consultation. The review looked in particular at the treatment of nuptial agreements, financial needs and matrimonial property in financial relief cases. The Government is carefully considering the Law...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprentices: Qualifications (27 Jul 2015)

Nicholas Boles: ...to England only. Currently apprenticeships which meet the Specification of Apprenticeship Standards for England (SASE) require qualifications that confirm competency in the occupational area and provide underpinning knowledge. Different qualifications may be used, for example NVQs, certificates or diplomas including BTEC HNCs or Ds. Apprenticeships also require English and maths...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Further Education: Finance (27 Jul 2015)

Nicholas Boles: ...to tackle the deficit, a major reform of post-16 education and training institutions is necessary. On 20 July the Departments for Education and Business, Innovation and Skills announced a programme of area-based reviews to review 16+ provision in every area. These reviews will provide an opportunity for institutions and localities to restructure their provision to ensure it is tailored to...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Driving: Disqualification (27 Jul 2015)

Andrew Selous: ...at the following link:- https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/criminal-justice-sy stem-statistics-quarterly-december-2014 Select and open ‘Motoring data tool: with criminal justice area’. The table below shows the numbers of offenders sentenced to immediate custody for driving whilst disqualified and the numbers sentenced to immediate custody for the same offence...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Action on Smoking and Health: Finance (27 Jul 2015)

Philip Davies: ...of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 13 July 2015 to Question 5566, on what basis his Department reached its conclusion that Action on Smoking and Health was the only charity in this area with the appropriate national record and forms; whether his Department gave consideration to organisations or bodies within (a) the NHS and (b) local government providing such services; and if...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Bus Services: Wheelchairs (27 Jul 2015)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...any one time. However, TfL is encouraging vehicle manufacturers to maximise the space available within the designated wheelchair bay. This will make it easier for wheelchair users to move into the area and place themselves in the correct position – the back of the wheelchair against the back rest.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Loans: Greece (27 Jul 2015)

Lord O'Neill of Gatley: The Government has secured a deal that protects UK taxpayers from any risk from financing euro area bailouts now and in the future. This deal gives legal force to the commitment secured in 2010 that UK taxpayers would not be drawn into a euro area bailout. Under the European Financial Stability Mechanism (EFSM) short term financing agreement concluded on Friday 17 July, Greece’s IMF...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Loans: Greece (27 Jul 2015)

Lord O'Neill of Gatley: The Government has secured a deal that protects UK taxpayers from any risk from financing euro area bailouts now and in the future. This deal gives legal force to the commitment secured in 2010 that UK taxpayers would not be drawn into a euro area bailout. Under the European Financial Stability Mechanism (EFSM) short term financing agreement concluded on Friday 17 July, Greece’s IMF...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Economic and Monetary Union (27 Jul 2015)

Lord O'Neill of Gatley: The Treasury continuously monitors global economic developments, including those in the euro area, and their impact on the UK as part of the normal process of policy development. With approximately 40 per cent of our exports going to the euro area, it is in Britain’s interest to see a stable euro area. The UK cannot be immune from difficulties in its largest trading partner. ...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Economic and Monetary Union: Greece (27 Jul 2015)

Lord O'Neill of Gatley: As the Chancellor has said, we should not underestimate the impact that a Greek exit from the euro area would have on the European economy – or the knock-on effects on the UK. But the economic plan we have pursued in Britain these last five years has increased our resilience – and we will take whatever further steps are needed to protect the UK from new risks to our economic...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Financial Services Compensation Scheme (27 Jul 2015)

Lord O'Neill of Gatley: The Deposit Guarantee Scheme Directive (DGSD) updates existing legislation designed to harmonise the level of deposit protection provided across the European Economic Area (EEA), of which the UK is a part. This is a single market measure to ensure that depositors are entitled to the same level of protection (equivalent to €100,000 per regulated firm, regardless of currency)...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprentices: Cumbria (24 Jul 2015)

Nicholas Boles: Information on Apprenticeship starts by Parliamentary constituency and Local Education Authority since 2005/06, broken down by Sector Subject Area, is published online: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm ent_data/file/441033/apprenticeships-starts-by-geography-and -sector-subject-area.xls Information is collected by Sector Subject Area, not by business sector.

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Internet: Rural Areas (24 Jul 2015)

Ed Vaizey: The competition will establish a demonstrator in a "city region" which can include less densely-populated areas and solutions will not necessarily all be based in the central urban area. The competition will also establish internet of things applications and solutions which are at scale and replicable in other areas.


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