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Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Olympic Games 2012: Tourism (12 September 2014)

Helen Grant: The most recent estimate for tourism numbers and spend delivered as a result of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games was set out in VisitBritain’s Shifting the Dial Report (July 2013). This showed there were 685,000 visits from overseas to the UK in July, August and September 2012 primarily due to, or involved attending an official ticketed event at the London 2012 Olympic or...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Apprentices (11 September 2014)

Helen Grant: DCMS has been engaged with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on apprenticeship reforms, in particular on the tourism industry and creative industries. The second phase of Apprenticeship Trailblazers includes Professional Chefing, and Hospitality and Tourism Supervisors and Managers. I also launched and co-chair a Tourism Industry Council with the Minister for Skills and...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Football: Homophobia (11 September 2014)

Helen Grant: The FA have been recording cases of antidiscrimination centrally since the start of the 2013/14 season, cases having previously been recorded by County FAs. The 2013/14 season showed 587 antidiscrimination cases in total of which 8% were in respect of sexual orientation. DCMS and The FA take matters of discrimination very seriously: any form of racism, anti-Semitism or homophobia is...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Tourism (11 September 2014)

Helen Grant: I am the Minister for Tourism. As such all tourism related matters fall within my remit.

Outdoor Sport and Recreation — [Mrs Anne Main in the Chair] (10 September 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Helen Grant: It is a great pleasure, Mrs Main, to serve under your chairmanship. I, too, thank the hon. Member for Ogmore (Huw Irranca-Davies) for securing this debate and for his contribution, and I thank other hon. Members for theirs. I have always been very lucky when it comes to the outdoors. As a child growing up on the edge of the Lake District, I was spoilt for choice with walking, kayaking,...

High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill: Instruction (No. 2): Regulatory Reform (9 September 2014)

...Freer Lorraine Fullbrook Richard Fuller Roger Gale Edward Garnier Mark Garnier David Gauke Nick Gibb Stephen Gilbert Mrs Cheryl Gillan John Glen Zac Goldsmith Robert Goodwill Michael Gove Richard Graham Helen Grant James Gray Damian Green Mr Dominic Grieve Andrew Griffiths Ben Gummer Sam Gyimah Mr William Hague Robert Halfon Duncan Hames Mr Philip Hammond Stephen Hammond Greg Hands Mark...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Correspondence (9 September 2014)

Helen Grant: This year, to date, the Department has replied to 90% of letters from hon. Members within the 20 working day standard. We aim to improve still further during the remainder of the year.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: EU Law (9 September 2014)

Helen Grant: There have not been any instances where the UK has lost infraction proceedings since May 2010 which relate to matters falling within DCMS’ responsibilities.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Football (9 September 2014)

Helen Grant: I continue to press the football authorities to better engage with their fans and have been encouraged by the introduction of a designated Supporter Liaison Officer into each of the Premier League and Football League clubs. A proposal from Supporters Direct for an expert group on supporter ownership in football is under consideration by Government and the football authorities, including terms...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Football: Qatar (9 September 2014)

Helen Grant: I have not met the Secretary General of the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy and do not currently have any plans for future meetings. However, the UK looks to maintain and build on its strong relations with Qatar.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Pay (9 September 2014)

Helen Grant: The following table shows the lowest and highest full-time equivalent salaries paid to DCMS employees in each year specified. The highest salary is shown in bands of 5,000, in-line with the Department’s annual disclosure of senior salaries through its annual accounts and reports. The 2014-15 figures are shown as at 1 September, 2014. Lowest salary () Highest...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Viral Haemorrhagic Disease: West Africa (9 September 2014)

Helen Grant: I have not had discussions with FIFA or UEFA on this matter, however, I am assured by the Premier League that UK based Premier League players taking part in this fixture took advice from their individual club doctors. We understand that none of the players and staff of the Sierra Leone team had entered Sierra Leone in the 21 days up to the fixture as requested by the Ivory Coast and this was...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Domestic Visits (8 September 2014)

Helen Grant: Details of Ministers’ visits are published quarterly and can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dcms-meetings-and -hospitality-data-october-to-december-2013

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Pay (8 September 2014)

Helen Grant: DCMS does not have any direct employees who are paid less than the rate defined by the Living Wage Foundation as a living wage. DCMS is not responsible for setting pay levels for contracted workers. This is a matter for the organisations who employ them. However, we actively encourage employers to ensure that the living wage is paid and we would monitor these when contracts are being...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Television (8 September 2014)

Helen Grant: The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has not purchased any televisions in the periods stated.

Affordable Homes Bill (5 September 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

...Jim Fitzpatrick Robert Flello Caroline Flint Paul Flynn Mr Don Foster Yvonne Fovargue Hywel Francis George Galloway Mike Gapes Barry Gardiner Andrew George Sheila Gilmore Pat Glass Mary Glindon Helen Goodman Tom Greatrex Kate Green Lilian Greenwood Nia Griffith Andrew Gwynne Mr Peter Hain Duncan Hames David Hamilton Fabian Hamilton Mike Hancock Mr David Hanson Ms Harriet Harman Tom Harris...

[Mr Speaker in the Chair] (5 September 2014)

...Liam Fox Hywel Francis Mr Mark Francois George Freeman Mike Freer Richard Fuller Roger Gale Edward Garnier Mark Garnier David Gauke Nick Gibb Sheila Gilmore Pat Glass John Glen Mary Glindon Zac Goldsmith Helen Goodman Michael Gove Richard Graham Helen Grant Damian Green Justine Greening Lilian Greenwood Mr Dominic Grieve Nia Griffith Andrew Gwynne Mr William Hague Robert Halfon Duncan...

Backbench Business: Non-league Football (4 September 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Helen Grant: I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Hereford and South Herefordshire (Jesse Norman) for securing the debate. The recent developments at Hereford and other non-league clubs make it timely to consider the challenges they face and the support offered now and in the future. The financial sustainability of football clubs, especially in non-league football, is an important topic that appears to...

Opposition Day — [5th allotted day]: Infant Class Sizes (3 September 2014)

...Elliott Louise Ellman Natascha Engel Bill Esterson Chris Evans Paul Farrelly Mr Frank Field Jim Fitzpatrick Robert Flello Caroline Flint Paul Flynn Yvonne Fovargue Mike Gapes Pat Glass Mary Glindon Helen Goodman Kate Green Lilian Greenwood Nia Griffith Andrew Gwynne Mr Peter Hain David Hamilton Fabian Hamilton Mr David Hanson Ms Harriet Harman Dai Havard John Healey Mark Hendrick Stephen...

Opposition Day — [5th allotted day]: Energy Company Licence Revocation (3 September 2014)

...Julie Elliott Louise Ellman Natascha Engel Bill Esterson Chris Evans Paul Farrelly Mr Frank Field Jim Fitzpatrick Robert Flello Caroline Flint Yvonne Fovargue Mike Gapes Pat Glass Mary Glindon Helen Goodman Kate Green Lilian Greenwood Nia Griffith Andrew Gwynne David Hamilton Fabian Hamilton Mr David Hanson Ms Harriet Harman Dai Havard John Healey Mark Hendrick Stephen Hepburn Lady Hermon...

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