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Written Answers — House of Lords: NHS: Cost Effectiveness (30 October 2014)

Earl Howe: ...that QIPP originated. The NHS is on track to deliver up to 20 billion efficiency savings, having reported around 15 billion of efficiencies in the first three years, all of which will be reinvested into frontline care.

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Drugs: Psychoactive Substances (30 October 2014)

Lord Bates: ...on the risks of NPS through guidance to schools, FRANK (the Government’s online drug awareness service) and targeted communications activity. We are also rapidly developing clinical responses to these substances via frontline services. However we recognise that there is more to do to tackle the issue of New Psychoactive Substances, which have claimed the lives of far too many young...

Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Wales (29 October 2014)

Michael Penning: Table 1 contains statistics on the number of operational frontline police officers, police staff and police community support officers in Wales as at 31 March 2010 and 31 March 2014, as well as the change between the periods. Table 2 shows that over the same period, police recorded crime (excluding fraud) has fallen by 21% in Wales. Tables 1 & Table 2 - Frontline police jobs ...

Opposition Day — [8th allotted day]: Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Welfare Reform (Disabled People) (28 October 2014)

Mark Lazarowicz: ...to Government figures, 329,000 disabled people are currently stuck in a backlog to see whether they qualify for PIP. A recent powerful report from Citizens Advice Scotland, “Voices from the frontline” highlighted the personal impact on so many people of delays in PIP assessment decisions. It estimated that claimants typically wait at least six months for the assessment. A...

Written Answers — Home Office: Counter-terrorism (27 October 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Diana Johnson: ...how much of the funds given to local authorities under the Prevent programme was spent in each of the last five years; and what funds under that programme were spent by (a) police forces, (b) other frontline agencies and (c) central government in each of those years.

Written Answers — Home Office: Radicalism (24 October 2014)

James Brokenshire: ...over 2000 Channel referrals. Hundreds have been offered support under the programme. We have made progress with our ‘Workshop to Raise Awareness of Prevent’ (WRAP), a training tool which teaches frontline workers how to identify and support those at risk of radicalisation. Since the revised Prevent strategy (June 2011), we have trained over 100,000 frontline public sector...

Written Answers — Home Office: Radicalism: Children (24 October 2014)

James Brokenshire: ...– protecting children from extremism and radicalisation. Local Authority Prevent Co-ordinators brief head teachers, teachers and safeguarding leads in schools and regularly provide training to frontline staff. There are currently seven local authorities who have created specific posts dedicated to working with schools funded by the Home Office. Where these projects have been...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Universal Credit (23 October 2014)

Lord Freud: ...internal Departmental review to consider this issue. That review has now ended and I am pleased to announce the findings. Evidence was provided by a range of external stakeholder organisations, DWP frontline staff and officials from other Government Departments. We have also been supported in our considerations of the review findings by two external expert advisers, Dr Jane Callaghan from...

NHS: Health and Social Care Act 2012 Reforms — Question (22 October 2014)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: ...Nuffield Trust? It states: “Prompt access to services has declined … In mental health services, demand”, is, “outstripping capacity for urgent care and for younger people. The wellbeing of frontline staff in both health and social care is”, deteriorating. When he says that the Government are not ashamed of what they did, who is he speaking for? Is he really...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Council Tax (22 October 2014)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...best practice document, “50 ways to save”, listed improving council tax collection rates and reducing arrears as a key way of making sensible savings to help keep overall council tax bills down and protect frontline services. Every penny of council tax that is not collected means a higher council tax for the law-abiding citizen who does pay on time. It is important that...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (21 October 2014)

Communities and Local Government: Councillors on the Frontline. 4:20 pm; Room 15, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: Professor Colin Copus, Professor of Local Politics, De Montfort University, Kris Hopkins MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Councillor David Sparks OBE, Chairman, Local Government Association

Written Answers — House of Lords: NHS: Standards (21 October 2014)

Earl Howe: ...each year of this parliament and is 12.7 billion higher in cash terms in 2014-15 than in 2010-11. The NHS is on track to make up to 20 billion efficiency savings this parliament to reinvest into frontline care. We are confident that it will continue to make the efficiency improvements necessary to meet rising demand and protect the quality of the services delivered. In a recent...

Written Answers — Home Office: Crime: South Yorkshire (21 October 2014)

Michael Penning: ...and Crime Commissioners (PCCs). The independent inspectorate of constabulary’s latest Valuing the Police report (from July 2014) highlights that forces are balancing their books while protecting the frontline and delivering reductions in crime. The Government is conducting a fundamental review of the Police Allocation Formula (PAF). The first phase of this work, an internal...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Temporary Employment (21 October 2014)

Andrew Selous: Since April 2010 we have cut our overall spend on temporary staff by 35.5m. We only use temporary staff to fill business-critical posts and essential frontline services where they can provide a fast, flexible and efficient way to obtain necessary skills that are not currently available in-house. We will continue to examine our use of contractors and look for further reductions. In...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Temporary Employment (21 October 2014)

Andrew Selous: Since April 2010 we have cut our overall spend on temporary staff by 35.5m. We only use temporary staff to fill business-critical posts and essential frontline services where they can provide a fast, flexible and efficient way to obtain necessary skills that are not currently available in-house. We will continue to examine our use of contractors and look for further reductions. In...

Written Answers — Home Office: Slavery (17 October 2014)

Graham Evans: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many enquiries were made to the NSPCC Modern Slavery Helpline during August 2014; and how many of those calls were from (a) frontline professionals, (b) members of the public and (c) potential victims of human trafficking and modern slavery.

Social Justice Strategy — Motion to Take Note (16 October 2014)

Baroness Tyler of Enfield: ...clear that we will not move forward in social justice without getting better at listening to the voices of those who are most affected. We must accept that their expertise is sorely lacking from Westminster debate and commit to changing this. The new Voices from the Frontline research programme is working to bring the voices of people with multiple needs into the very heart of the policy...

Opposition Day — [6th Allotted Day]: NHS Services (Access) (15 October 2014)

Andy Burnham: ...that one senior Cabinet minister has said that reorganising the NHS was the Government’s biggest mistake; further believes that the NHS reorganisation has wasted money which could have been spent on frontline care; further believes that access to NHS services is now deteriorating and that staff numbers are not keeping pace with demand; notes the report by the Nuffield Trust, entitled...

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