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Written Answers — Cabinet Office: One Public Estate Programme (28 Feb 2018)

Oliver Dowden: The One Public Estate (OPE) programme is establishing a Pool of Experts to support local OPE partnerships to deliver property-based projects. At present, 23 experts have been accepted into the Pool, as set out below. Specialism Experts Masterplanning 2 Feasibility and Options Appraisals 2 Surveying (Building) (Chartered) (Quantity) 10 (8) (2) (0) Project Management 9 Design...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cabinet Office: Staff (8 Oct 2018)

Oliver Dowden: Cabinet Office has the following numbers of staff: a) The number of staff employed directly is published online at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/cabinet-office-wo rkforce-management-data-2018-to-2019. b) 594 full time equivalent (FTE) people were on secondment in to Cabinet Office or on a loan from another government department. This is not published elsewhere and is dated at...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Childcare Implementation Taskforce (16 Mar 2018)

Oliver Dowden: The Childcare Implementation Taskforce focused on cross-government readiness for the rollout of a coherent and effective childcare offer to support parents to work. From 2017, we began rolling out 30 hours of free childcare to working families of 3 and 4 year olds; support with 20% of childcare costs (worth up to £2,000 per child per year) for children under 12 through Tax-Free Childcare;...

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Covid-19: Civil Society and Charities (27 Apr 2020)

Oliver Dowden: Charities provide so much compassion and care to the most vulnerable in our country, and that role has never been more important than it is right now. In order to ensure that charities can continue their vital work in our national effort to fight the coronavirus, we announced a package of grants worth £750 million, alongside all the measures that my right hon. Friend the Chancellor has...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cabinet Office EU Unit: Staff (5 Sep 2018)

Oliver Dowden: The table below sets out the number of staff working at each grade in the Cabinet Office Europe Unit at 25th July 2018: Grade Headcount Permanent Secretary 1 SCS2 (Director level) 2 SCS1 (Deputy Director level) 6 Band A (CS Grade 7) 12 Band B2 (CS Grade Higher Executive Officer/Senior Executive Officer) 5 Band B1 (CS Grade Executive Officer) 6 Total 32 As...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Crown Commercial Service: Amazon (11 Jan 2019)

Oliver Dowden: The award of this contract does not afford Amazon Web Services (AWS) - or any parent or subsidiary company of AWS - any unfair advantage in any future commercial opportunity in relation to the Crown Marketplace, or any other Crown Commercial Service (CCS) commercial agreement. The build of the Crown Marketplace is agnostic to the hosting platform and can be "lifted and shifted" to other cloud...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Public Sector: Procurement (8 May 2019)

Oliver Dowden: The Public Procurement Regulations require public sector buyers to pay their suppliers within 30 days and require these payment terms to be passed down the supply chain Where this is not happening, businesses are encouraged to raise this with the Public Procurement Review Service, who will investigate. The Public Procurement Review Service will also proactively ensure that 30-day payment...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Civil Servants: Surveys (19 Jan 2018)

Oliver Dowden: The questionnaire for the 2018 Civil Service People Survey is not yet finalised. Proposals for changes to the questionnaire will be considered in consultation with relevant stakeholders and building on the available evidence. Presenteeism is one area being actively considered. Limited changes are made to the questionnaire over time to maintain a useful time series and to keep the survey at...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cabinet Office: Brexit (8 Oct 2018)

Oliver Dowden: HM Treasury has already allocated over £2 billion of additional funding to departments and the devolved administrations for EU exit preparations so far. This includes the £1.5 billion of additional funding HM Treasury announced at Autumn Budget 2017 for 2018/19. A full breakdown of how this was allocated to departments can be found in the Chief Secretary’s Written Ministerial Statement,...

Industrial Strategy Consultation (23 Jan 2017)

Oliver Dowden: I welcome the Green Paper’s recognition of the vital role of the creative industries, the one sector that grew throughout the whole of the last recession. Will the Secretary of State reassure me that that extends to the TV and film industry? The recent hit Netflix series “The Crown”, which was filmed in my constituency, is a wonderful example of how jobs, investment and exports can be...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Carillion (12 Mar 2018)

Oliver Dowden: The government issued a limited number of contracts to Carillion during the period when the company was seeking to address its financial difficulties, whilst of course making sure that we had the right protections in place--Carillion had been a longstanding supplier and had delivered successfully in the past. We also routinely stress-test contracts to ensure that if one party within a...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Civil Service (3 May 2018)

Oliver Dowden: Holding answer received on 18 April 2018 The Government believes that the four key values outlined in the Civil Service Code - integrity, honesty, objectivity and impartiality - enable the UK Civil Service to carry out its responsibility to provide objective advice to Ministers without fear or favour. The Code requires all Civil Servants to put the obligations of public service...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Public Sector: Contracts (5 Sep 2018)

Oliver Dowden: The EU Public Procurement Directives contain detailed procedural rules to facilitate the Single Market, including an obligation to treat economic operators equally and without discrimination. This is transposed at Article 18 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, and there are penalties contained in a separate scheme of remedies directives for non-compliance. The UK has transposed all...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Females: Equality (10 Sep 2018)

Oliver Dowden: Individual departments are responsible for indicating in their Single Departmental Plans how their policies and programmes will contribute to the delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals and tracking their progress. A number of departments have cited policies and programmes which will contribute towards the delivery of Goal 5, in particular; the Departmental for International Development...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 (6 Nov 2018)

Oliver Dowden: The Cabinet Office is currently leading work with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport to implement a package of measures for the future of social value and procurement, as set out in Government’s Civil Society Strategy. This includes training for government commercial staff to ensure that all major procurements in central government explicitly evaluate and report on their...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (23 Oct 2018)

Environmental Audit: Sustainable Development Goals in the UK follow-up. 10:00 am; The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: ...of End Hunger UK Lindsay Boswell, Chief Executive, FareShare Anna Taylor, Executive Director, The Food Foundation Adam Smith, The Real Junk Food Project Iain Bell, Deputy National Statistician, ONS Oliver Dowden CBE MP, Minister for Implementation, Cabinet Office David Rutley MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Food and Animal Welfare, DEFRA The Rt Hon Lord Bates, DFID Justin...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Prime Minister: Email (27 Mar 2020)

Chloe Smith: I refer the Hon. Gentleman to the answer by the Rt. Hon. Member for Hertsmere (Oliver Dowden) of 14 January 2020 (PQ 1411). Dominic Cummings’ blog invited people to get in touch to discuss opportunities, and did not set out proposed recruitment processes. As this activity was not conducted by government, the Government does not hold information generated by it, including within the email...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Carillion (16 Jan 2018)

Oliver Dowden: Our priority is to keep public services running. We have extensive contingency plans and are working hard to minimise any disruption. We have worked closely across government with all affected departments and stakeholders to develop robust contingency plans that enable us to maintain the continuity and mitigate impacts to public services where possible. It would not be appropriate to...

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Covid-19: Football (27 Apr 2020)

Oliver Dowden: I thank the hon. Gentleman for his question; he raises an important point. The first thing we can do is help get the premier league up and running again, because that will then help release resources through the rest of the system. We have already seen the £125 million support that has been made available, and in addition to that the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is...

Attacks on NHS Staff — [James Gray in the Chair] (27 Feb 2017)

Oliver Dowden: The right hon. Gentleman makes an apposite point, which I was just about to come on to. I welcome the progress that has been made as a result of the petition. I understand that the Government have committed to updating the protocol on tackling violence in the health system, which will involve the police and the Crown Prosecution Service, and I would be grateful if the Minister could update us...


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