Results 161–180 of 200000 for national service

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Veterans: Cost of Living (23 May 2024)

Johnny Mercer: ...more than half, which will make the cost of living more affordable for veterans along with every other resident in the UK. Veterans’ employment is at an all-time high, with 89% of those leaving service finding employment within six months, but we're determined to go further. The recently launched OP PROSPER backed by £2.1million in government funding will support veterans and their...

Written Answers — Department for Science, Innovation and Technology: X Corp: Disinformation (23 May 2024)

Saqib Bhatti: In October 2023 the Counter Disinformation Unit became the National Security and Online Information Team (the NSOIT). The name more accurately reflects the team’s revised remit and function, which is to tackle the greatest national security risks facing the UK from mis and disinformation, specifically looking at threats posed by foreign states, risks to elections and from the use of AI and...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Motor Vehicles (23 May 2024)

Siobhain McDonagh: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 13 May 2024 to Question 24361 on Armed Forces: Motor Vehicles, how many callouts the National Roadside Repair and Recovery service received by (a) call-out location and (b) vehicle type in the 2023-24 financial year.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: National Service: National Security (23 May 2024)

Mark Pritchard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether he has made an assessment of the potential impact of the reintroduction of national service on national security.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Probation: Staff (23 May 2024)

Edward Argar: Staffing levels across HMPPS are publicly available in the “HM Prison and Probation Service workforce quarterly” Official Statistics release, published at: nt-service-workforce-statistics. Information on the number of staff by grade is available in Table 3 of the accompanying data tables, which can be found at:...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Lewes Prison (23 May 2024)

Edward Argar: ...provided might not include all cases). 4. Release events with a missing or obsolete status are treated as "negative" in this measure, as are release events with multiple statuses. Data source: National Delius and Prison NOMIS We are unable to provide data on releases and recall of offenders beyond 31 December 2023 as that data is a subset of data due for future publication and releasing it...

Written Answers — Department for Business and Trade: Post Offices: Fees and Charges (23 May 2024)

Kevin Hollinrake: ...remuneration is something I regularly raise in my meetings with the CEO of Post Office Ltd. Remuneration rates are designed to reflect the differing operating models, range of products and services and cost structures between main and local branches. As I stressed at the National Federation of Sub Postmasters Conference on 13th May, we recognise how important postmaster pay issues are...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Motor Vehicles: Excise Duties (23 May 2024)

Guy Opperman: ...number plate recognition cameras, wheelclamping, the removal and impounding of untaxed vehicles, and court prosecutions. When the DVLA is made aware of an untaxed vehicle, a report is sent to its national wheelclamping contractor NSL Services Ltd (NSL); so that they can, where appropriate, take enforcement action. NSL maximises its resources by visiting different areas on a daily basis.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: County Durham (23 May 2024)

Jo Churchill: fill vacancies. The Jobcentres are working with partners such as Durham New College, Derwentside College, East Durham College, Durham County Council, Barclays, the NHS, Community Hubs, National Careers Service, and Mental Health Matters to provide a wraparound employment and skills offer for customers. This offer is designed to support customers and help them find work and, help meet...

Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Journalism (23 May 2024)

Lord Sharpe of Epsom: ...those working in police forces who engage with the media. It takes account of the recommendations of the Leveson Inquiry in 2012 and His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services 2011 report on police relationships with the media and other parties. The Leveson Inquiry made eight recommendations (68 and 75-81) concerning the press and the police, focused on...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Respiratory Syncytial Virus: Vaccination (23 May 2024)

Lord Markham: ...which is in line with the Joint Committee of Vaccination and Immunisation’s (JCVI) September 2023 advice. When a new immunisation programme is introduced, policy decisions are made about who the National Health Service will offer the immunisation to. These decisions are based on the advice and recommendations of the JCVI. The eligibility of an immunisation programme is not reviewed in a...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion: Telemedicine (23 May 2024)

Lord Jackson of Peterborough: ... Lord Markham on 9 May (HL4286), whether they have issued guidance to telemedicine providers about complying with the prohibition of termination of pregnancy at gestations over 10 weeks outside a National Health Service facility or an approved place; and if not, why.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Maternity Services: Digital Technology (23 May 2024)

Lord Markham: Currently all maternity services have the ability to create digital records, and the sharing of those records across all providers involved in the care of the individual is done by a platform called Connecting Care Records. Integrated care boards (ICBs) should share historical care records between National Health Service trusts and other providers of care within their system, such as general...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Maternity Services (23 May 2024)

Lord Markham: further increasing the number of midwives by funding an additional 160 new posts over three years to support the continued growth of the maternity and neonatal workforce. The Government and the National Health Service are investing almost £35 million over three years to further improve maternity safety across England which will support specialist training for staff, additional numbers...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Radiotherapy: Staff (23 May 2024)

Lord Markham: Whilst no assessment has been made of this finding, the NHS Long Term Workforce Plan (LTWP) sets out the steps the National Health Service and its partners need to take to deliver an NHS workforce that meets the changing needs of the population over the next 15 years. It will put the workforce on a sustainable footing for the long term. The Government is backing the LTWP with over £2.4...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Maternity Services (23 May 2024)

Baroness Northover: To ask His Majesty's Government whether they will bring forward an overarching national maternity strategy to aid the improvement of maternity services and prevent birth trauma.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking (23 May 2024)

Lord Markham: ...,000 cases of these diseases would be avoided, improving people’s lives and avoiding the pain of loss for families. Smoking also costs society £21.8 billion a year and puts a huge burden on the National Health Service. Our Impact Assessment on the Tobacco and Vapes Bill found that there would be savings of more than £2 billion, in 2019 prices, in reduced healthcare usage costs over 30...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Leukaemia: Mortality Rates (23 May 2024)

Lord Markham: scientists and clinicians are driving the discovery, development, and testing of new treatments. The Department invested almost £122 million into cancer research in 2022/23 via the National Institute for Health and Care Research. In addition, alongside Cancer Research UK, health departments across the United Kingdom are jointly funding a network of Experimental Cancer...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Motorways: Litter (23 May 2024)

Lord Davies of Gower: The Department for Transport holds regular meetings with National Highways to discuss its performance and management of the Strategic Road Network. In April 2024, Minister Opperman met with National Highways to discuss the ways in which it tackles litter. National Highways’ Strategy focuses on reducing litter on the network by influencing littering behaviour as well as providing an...

Scottish Parliament: General Question Time: Neurodevelopmental Assessment Waiting Times (23 May 2024)

Maree Todd: Long waits are unacceptable. To be clear, though, the child and adolescent mental health services statistics capture children who meet the CAMHS criteria, and we have seen a sustained improvement in CAMHS waiting times. Children who require neurodevelopmental support are not reported in those statistics unless they also have comorbid mental health issues, so we do not have accurate data for...

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