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Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Plastics: Recycling (3 Aug 2017)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...Waste Infrastructure Grants. This is contributing towards the reduction of waste sent to landfill, promoting renewable energy, recycling and stimulating growth. England has already achieved a lot in the area of recycling, increasing household recycling from 11% in 2000 to 44% in 2015. In September 2016, the Waste and Resources Action Programme and an industry advisory group published a...

Written Answers — Home Office: Exclusion Orders: EEA Nationals (2 Aug 2017)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: Due to the way in which data is recorded for the refusal of admission of European Economic Area nationals, it is not possible to provide figures on refusals by reason of public policy, public security and public health To establish this information would incur a disproportionate cost as it would involve the examination of individual records.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Building Regulations (2 Aug 2017)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: ...system around the design, construction and on-going management of buildings in relation to fire safety; related compliance and enforcement issues; international regulation and experience in this area.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Insulation: Fire Prevention (2 Aug 2017)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: ...system around the design, construction and on-going management of buildings in relation to fire safety; related compliance and enforcement issues; international regulation and experience in this area.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Local Government: Investment (2 Aug 2017)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: .... When entering into borrowing or investment decisions, local authorities are required to have regard to a series of statutory codes. Officials have been monitoring developments in this area and are working with the sector to update the control framework with the aim of improving risk management and transparency of decision making.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: *No heading* (1 Aug 2017)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: While we have not raised this issue with the Israeli authorities, the Government gives practical support to Bedouin communities and Palestinians facing demolition or eviction in Area C of the West Bank through our funding to the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) legal aid programme. The UK's position on demolitions in the Occupied Palestinian Territories is clear: they cause unnecessary...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Youth Custody (1 Aug 2017)

Lord Keen of Elie: ...health services within youth custody. That’s why we have created a new Youth Custody Service, with an Executive Director for the first time in the Department’s history – to make sure this vital area is given the priority and weight it deserves. We will continue to engage with key stakeholders and consider their recommendations as this work progresses.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Credit Rating (1 Aug 2017)

Lord Bates: ...to ensuring that consumers have the information they need to make financial decisions and have the confidence and skills they need to successfully engage with their finances. Leadership in this area is provided both by government and by the Money Advice Service, which was set up by the Financial Services and Markets Act 2010 and was given statutory objectives to enhance the understanding...

Written Answers — Home Office: *No heading* (31 Jul 2017)

Lord Lester of Herne Hill: Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the benefits and costs to the UK of membership of the European Agency for the operational management of large IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Private Property: Repairs and Maintenance (28 Jul 2017)

Alok Sharma: ...already have strong powers to tackle poor property conditions. We encourage local authorities to take action where properties are neglected and their condition adversely affects the amenity of an area. There are already extensive powers available to authorities which range from notices under section 215 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 which can deal with derelict land and...

Written Answers — Department for Education: *No heading* (28 Jul 2017)

Lord Nash: ...introduced a new duty to require governing bodies to make arrangements to support pupils with medical conditions, and have provided statutory guidance outlining schools’ responsibilities in this area. To provide specific support for pupils with allergies, we are working with the Department of Health to develop new guidance on the use of adrenaline auto-injectors in schools. This...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Migrant Workers: Linlithgow and East Falkirk (27 Jul 2017)

Anne Milton: The Immigration Skills Charge was introduced on 6 April 2017. It is a charge on UK employers who sponsor workers from outside the European Economic Area through the Tier 2 skilled worker route. We have not modelled the cost of the Immigration Skills Charge on any individual business. The cost will depend on whether employers choose to use the Tier 2 route and will vary depending on the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Doncaster College (27 Jul 2017)

John Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when her Department agreed for Doncaster College to work out-of-area in 2015 with Worksop Town FC in recruiting for a 16 to 19 football discussion; when her Department was first contacted by Doncaster College on such work; and what discussions officials of her Department had with North Nottinghamshire and West Nottinghamshire colleges on its decision.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Snakes (27 Jul 2017)

Lord Bates: The UK Government recognises the importance of snakebite envenoming (the act of being poisoned) and is carrying out research in this area. DFID and the Medical Research Council are currently funding the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine to develop a new ‘universal anti-venom’ to treat victims of any of 21 of the most venomous snakes that threaten human health in sub-Saharan...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: *No heading* (27 Jul 2017)

Lord Bates: ...outturn public expenditure per capita in Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and London are below. These were published in the government’s Country and Regional Anlalysis in November 2016. Area £ per head (2015-16 outturn) Wales 9,996 Scotland 10,536 Northern Ireland 10,983 London 10,129

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Turkey: Human Rights (26 Jul 2017)

Alan Duncan: We have long encouraged Turkey to work towards the full protection of fundamental rights, particularly in the area of freedom of expression and assembly. I have had regular discussions with my Turkish counterpart on human rights issues.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Harassment (26 Jul 2017)

David Lidington: ...whether a prosecution should be brought, and for the court to determine whether the elements of the offence are made out. The Government has no plans to introduce additional legislation in this area.

Written Answers — Home Office: Police Community Support Officers: Crime Prevention (26 Jul 2017)

Nick Hurd: ...the size and composition of the workforce including community support officers are local decisions for the Chief Constable and the directly accountable Police and Crime Commissioner of each force area.

Written Answers — Home Office: Safer Neighbourhood Teams (26 Jul 2017)

Liz Saville-Roberts: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police officers by rank have been allocated to each Safer Neighbourhood team in each police force area in 2017.

Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Greater London (26 Jul 2017)

Liz Saville-Roberts: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the frequency was of Police tasking meetings in each Police area in England and Wales in (a) 2010 and (b) 2017.


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