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Written Ministerial Statements — Ministry of Defence: Future Reserves 2020 External Scrutiny Team Report 2015 (21 Jul 2015)

Michael Fallon: ...of a report into the condition of the Reserves and delivery of the FR20 programme compiled by the Future Reserves 2020 External Scrutiny Team. This is the first report to be published under the statutory obligation imposed by the Defence Reform Act 2014 and follows the voluntary publication of reports that were commissioned by the Ministry of Defence in 2013 and 2014. I am most grateful...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Appointment of the Independent Verification Body (21 Jul 2015)

Sajid Javid: I am pleased to announce the appointment of the Regulatory Policy Committee (RPC) as the independent verification body that will carry out the statutory obligations in relation to the business impact target set out in the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (the Act). The appointment will be for this Parliamentary Session. The Act requires an independent body to be...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Data Protection (20 Jul 2015)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...Commissioner’s Office but have not done so; and what steps have been and will be taken by (1) the Information Commissioner’s Office, and (2) the Ministry of Justice, to secure compliance with the statutory obligation to register.

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Audit and auditor regulation (20 Jul 2015)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: take over any particular inspection or investigation if it deemed it to be in the public interest. To minimise the compliance cost for business the FRC and the recognised supervisory bodies will be obliged to cooperate with each other, and the legislation will provide they should all be able to rely on each other’s work. The Government does not intend to make statutory...

Written Answers — Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission: Elections: Tower Hamlets (15 Jul 2015)

Gary Streeter: The Electoral Commission informs me that it is satisfied that the documentation submitted to it in 2013 by ‘Tower Hamlets First’ met the statutory threshold requirements for registration of a political party. The Election Court judgement does not find otherwise. The barriers to registering as a political party are limited with the law requiring only certain specific criteria to be...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Lobbying: Registration (15 Jul 2015)

Lord Bridges of Headley: The statutory register of consultant lobbyists was opened by the independent Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists at the end of March and the outstanding provisions of the Transparency of Lobbying Act were commenced on 1 April 2015. There are currently 84 registered businesses. Consultant Lobbyists will be prohibited from lobbying unless they have registered so we expect more to join during the...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Fuel Poverty: Mobile Homes (8 Jul 2015)

Andrea Leadsom: The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is a statutory obligation placed by Government on the largest energy suppliers requiring them to promote and install energy efficiency measures in domestic properties. This includes park homes. DECC statistics show that 257 park homes have benefited from ECO measures up to 31 March 2015). These statistics are available in full here:...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Locums: Qualifications (30 Jun 2015)

Ben Gummer: ...bodies under The Medical Profession (Responsible Officers) (Amendment) Regulations 2013. To comply with these regulations, framework agencies must appoint a responsible officer and fulfil the obligations and provisions of the legislation. A statutory duty of a Responsible Officer is to submit a recommendation to the General Medical Council (GMC) about the fitness to practise of all...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Homework (23 Jun 2015)

Lord Nash: how and when they set homework to take account of their individual circumstances and best support pupils to achieve. Homework is an important part of a child’s education. There is no statutory obligation for schools to set homework. The government does not dictate how much homework children should have to do at any age. The amount of time children spend on homework,...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (16 Jun 2015)

Justin Tomlinson: Access to Work pages on Gov.UK have been updated to reflect announcement of forthcoming changes to Access to Work. The statutory duty to make reasonable adjustment for disability remains. The Access to Work pages on Gov.UK contain a link to the following rs. The legal obligation for employers to make reasonable adjustments is not...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Employment (9 Jun 2015)

Nicholas Boles: There is no statutory obligation on an employer to provide a reference; although an employee may have a contractual entitlement to one if their contract of employment contained an express term to this effect. The Government does not think it would be right to intervene to require them to do so. Employers who do provide references are under a duty both to the employee and to prospective...

Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Surveillance (5 Jun 2015)

John Hayes: ..., which was published on 12 March 2015 (HC1113), includes a statistical breakdown, by police force, of the use of communications data powers and a breakdown of applications for communications data by statutory purpose. Beyond this, the Home Office does not collect statistics on public authority use of communications data. The recently updated Acquisition and Disclosure of Communications...

Written Ministerial Statements — Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission: Electoral Commission and Local Government Boundary Commission England Main Estimates and Corporate Plans 2015-16 (26 Mar 2015)

Gary Streeter: ...and effective discharge by the bodies with their functions. The Committee has approved the Electoral Commission and LGBCE draft estimates without modification. In coming to its decisions the Committee has a statutory obligation to consider advice provided to it by HM Treasury and reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General on his examinations into the economy, efficiency and...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Communities and Local Government: Planning Update (25 Mar 2015)

Eric Pickles: the 2010 Order in order to simplify and improve the planning process for all users of the system. It will also bring into force a number of important new measures including; changes to improve the process of statutory consultation and the introduction of a new ‘deemed discharge’ of conditions to ensure that planning conditions are cleared on time so that homes and other...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children in Care (24 Mar 2015)

Steve McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 29 January 2015 to Question 221702, whether local authorities have a statutory obligation to notify her Department when a child in their care becomes pregnant.

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Wood Review Implementation: Government Response to Call for Evidence (20 Mar 2015)

Edward Davey: This should apply to all parties covered by the MER UK Strategy and should include meetings between operators within a joint venture, and meetings between licensees, where matters relating to licence obligations or matters relating to MER UK are being discussed. - Sharing data and information: We want to ensure the OGA has sufficient powers to gather relevant information....

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Communities and Local Government: Private Rented Sector (13 Mar 2015)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...residents important new rights to improve their lives and protect them from rogue site owners. We have given local authorities powers for the first time, to issue compliance notices requiring a site owner to carry out any necessary work to the site to comply with their licence obligations. In an emergency, a local authority may also enter a site and do the works if it considers there...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Tyres: EU Action (5 Mar 2015)

Claire Perry: The Secretary of State currently has no plans to make an assessment of the transposition of EU Regulation 168/2013 in other EU countries. The UK is obliged by EU law to implement this regulation, and we intend to make a Statutory Instrument in due course.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Social Services (25 Feb 2015)

Norman Lamb: ...remunerated workforce. The Government recognises that pay can be a particular concern for those with the responsibility for delivering those services. Care providers are legally obliged to pay their workers at least the national minimum wage - relevant time spent travelling between care appointments should be treated as working time for national minimum wage purposes in accordance...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Tobacco: Fraud (20 Feb 2015)

Lord Palmer: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the Local Government Declaration on Tobacco Control on tackling the illicit tobacco market and in respect of the statutory obligations of local authorities in this area.

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