Results 161–180 of 1839 for speaker:Jake Berry

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Brexit (30 Oct 2019)

Jake Berry: The current estimates are that a two shift working arrangement in our Departmental Operations Centre would require 389 people and a three shift working arrangement would require 621 people in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Brexit (30 Oct 2019)

Jake Berry: We do not have a record of the number of staff who have been internally reassigned to preparations for the UK leaving the EU against a definition of ‘oversight of local plans’ or for the specific time periods specified. We can confirm that throughout the time periods specified the highest number of staff redeployed from other duties was in week commencing 21 October 2019 when a total...

Liverpool City Council Funding (29 Oct 2019)

Jake Berry: It is a pleasure to appear under your chairmanship, not for the first time, Sir George. With a general election looming, and given that there are marginal seats across north-west England, it might be the last time for a while. I am proud to have been born in Aigburth, to have attended Liverpool College, and to have spent my entire life before the age of 18 living in the great city of...

Liverpool City Council Funding (29 Oct 2019)

Jake Berry: I will come on to address the hon. Gentleman’s specific points, but it is worth focusing on what happened in Liverpool. Across this House, we want to be optimistic for the people we represent, and there is real optimism in Liverpool. There are challenges, and have been for as long as I have known the city, which is my entire life, but on many occasions, sometimes in this building, people...

Liverpool City Council Funding (29 Oct 2019)

Jake Berry: It will come as no surprise to the hon. Lady that I disagree with her. Lots of what I am talking about—the £900 million devolution deal, the £1 billion for the Gateway crossing, the £330 million from the local growth fund, and the £140 million upgrade of Lime Street station, which I am pleased about, because it was awful when I was growing up, and it is a fantastic building now—is a...

Liverpool City Council Funding (29 Oct 2019)

Jake Berry: I accept that. In my penultimate point, I will address the two points raised by the hon. Gentleman about the real purposes of the debate. First, on an urgent meeting, I am not able to promise that the Secretary of State will meet the hon. Gentleman and his colleagues urgently. However, I am more than happy to meet them myself, which is a promise that I can make. I am sure that he will be in...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Living Wage (29 Oct 2019)

Jake Berry: None of the Department’s directly employed staff are paid less than the hourly rate of pay determined by the London Living Wage. Information on rates of pay for people working for the Department’s third-party contractors is not held centrally. Rates of pay for people working for third-party contractors are determined by their respective employers and not held by the Department.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Slavery: Monuments (29 Oct 2019)

Jake Berry: We carefully consider each request for funding. Memorial 2007 approached MHCLG last year and unfortunately the Department was unable to provide support at that time. We are supportive of the aims of the monument and the organisation. The suffering caused by slavery and the slave trade is among the most dishonourable and abhorrent chapters in human history. The International Slavery Museum in...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Stronger Towns Fund (29 Oct 2019)

Jake Berry: Towns were chosen on the basis of a robust selection methodology. This took into account various qualitative and quantitative indicators including income deprivation, skills, productivity, EU exit exposure, economic shocks, investment opportunities, and policy alignment. The government is unable to publish the full selection methodology used to choose the 100 Towns that will work towards Town...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Brexit (29 Oct 2019)

Jake Berry: A total of 178 MHCLG staff have currently volunteered for shift working in the DOC. The grade breakdown is as follows: 20 Senior Civil Servants, 16 Grade 6, 67 Grade 7, 19 Senior Executive Officer, 38 Higher Executive Officers and 18 Executive Officers.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Brexit (29 Oct 2019)

Jake Berry: No member of staff who has volunteered to work shifts has been rejected because the Department needs to retain them in their current role. Volunteers for shift working were sought from those individuals either already working in the DOC or already assigned to a DOC team and therefore the possibility of rejecting volunteers because they need to be retained in their current role did not arise.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Brexit (29 Oct 2019)

Jake Berry: Staff working in our Departmental Operations Centre (DOC) include a combination of staff who have been recruited through open and fair competition, volunteers who have come forward as our preparations for a no deal exit scenario have increased and other staff who have been asked to work in the DOC as part of those preparations. We have not maintained a central breakdown of those working in...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Brexit (29 Oct 2019)

Jake Berry: Our existing policies for the recruitment, selection or deployment of staff within the Department ensure that we act fairly and without discriminating against staff with protected characteristics and we have continued to apply those policies.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Energy Supply (28 Oct 2019)

Jake Berry: All government departments are mandated to use the Crown Commercial Services (CCS) Energy frameworks for the supply of gas, electricity and liquid fuels. The CCS competes the frameworks on the open market and selects the energy providers according to a set of award criteria, normally based on price and quality. The Department's main building is at 2 Marsham Street, which is operated through...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Brexit (28 Oct 2019)

Jake Berry: The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government no deal Yellowhammer response was formally activated on 21 October and currently a total of 155 Ministry of Defence (MOD) staff are rostered to work on that response. In addition MOD will provide military personnel to act as Government Liaison Officers (GLOs). GLOs will work alongside and support Local Resilience Forums. A total of 47...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Brexit (28 Oct 2019)

Jake Berry: The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has requested that the Ministry of Defence (MOD) provide a total of 167 civilian staff to help resource our planned preparations and response for a no deal exit. Civilian MOD staff are provided on temporary detachment. In addition MOD will provide up to 160 military personnel to act as Government Liaison Officers (GLOs). GLOs will work...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Brexit (28 Oct 2019)

Jake Berry: The Ministry of Defence will provide staff to work on the Ministry of Housing, Communites and Local Government (MHCLG) no deal preparations and response for a maximum of six months on temporary detachment. The six month period will apply on an individual basis commencing on the date each person is deployed to work for MHCLG.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Brexit (28 Oct 2019)

Jake Berry: Ministry of Defence (MOD) staff supporting the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) no deal preparations and response will carry out a broad range of tasks including; work to support and advise local authorities and local resilience forums on their own Brexit preparations and response; providing situation reports based on information received from local partners;...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Brexit (28 Oct 2019)

Jake Berry: The Ministry of Defence (MOD) will fund the salary costs and any relevant allowances of staff they provide to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) to support our no deal preparations and response for a maximum of six months. During this period MHCLG will reimburse MOD for travel and subsistence costs incurred by MOD staff whilst working for MHCLG. MOD staff...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Public Appointments (28 Oct 2019)

Jake Berry: The public appointments that the Department is responsible for making are set out in the Schedule to the Public Appointments Order in Council 2019. https://publicappointments.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/wp-content/u ploads/2019/04/2019-Public-Appointments-Order-In-Council.pdf


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