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Cameroon: English-speaking Minority - Question for Short Debate (14 Nov 2018)

Lord Boateng: ...has no government support—it does not ask for it. It is supported by publishers, which provide brand-new books, by ordinary British people, and, because of the difficulty of working in Cameroon at this time, by the People’s Postcode Lottery, to which I give great thanks and credit. As a result, we have now been able to send 5,000 brand- new publisher-donated books to be...

Petition - Access to Flash Glucose Monitoring in England (14 Nov 2018)

Keith Vaz: ...have signed in the rest of the country. I am glad that the hon. Member for Crawley (Henry Smith) is here to present his petition on behalf of his constituents. What the petition says is that the postcode lottery that did operate and that will continue to operate until April 2019 prevents people in Leicester and in 25% of the country from having access to this monitor. I hope that the...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Health Lottery: Prizes (14 Nov 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when he plans to decide whether to raise the limit on prize values for the Health Lottery .

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Theatres: Midlands (14 Nov 2018)

Michael Ellis: Since April 2016, Arts Council England (ACE) has invested more than £85,470,000 in theatre in the Midlands, including regular funding to their National Portfolio Organisations, National Lottery Grants for the Arts and Project Grants and Strategic funding. From the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford, to the National Student Drama Festival in Leicester, ACE support a diverse range of...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Netball: Finance (14 Nov 2018)

Mims Davies: Government has invested over £47M of Exchequer and Lottery funding since 2010 through Sport England, supporting England Netball and a range of delivery partners across the country to run and promote the sport.

Local Sporting Heroes (13 Nov 2018)

Mims Davies: ...around the country. We have heard about the power of UK Sport partnering with parkrun. Over 250 funded athletes have attended events this year, which has led to record-breaking attendance. The national lottery awards now include a new “athlete of the year” category. Seven shortlisted athletes were selected by a judging panel for their sporting achievements and their passion for...

Finance (No. 3) Bill (12 Nov 2018)

Faisal Rashid: car. The inconsistency already affected more than 1 million people; with the Budget changes, it will now impact many more. The Chancellor’s refusal to use the Budget to rectify the issues facing low earners who have fallen victim to a pension lottery is just one of many examples of inaction in the Budget. The Chancellor also failed to use the Budget to halt the roll-out of...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Lotteries: Reform (7 Nov 2018)

Mary Glindon: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when he plans to publish the outcome of his Department's consultation on society lottery reform which closed on 7 September 2018.

Assessment and Treatment Units: Vulnerable People: Centenary of the Armistice (6 Nov 2018)

Mims Davies: .... She also spoke about the submarines, and it was news to me how dangerous serving on submarines could be. I thank the right hon. Member for North Durham (Mr Jones) for speaking about the importance of local cemeteries and about the Heritage Lottery Fund, which has done so much, contributing £96 million to over 2,000 projects to mark the centenary. I find it so difficult not to...

International Road Transport Permits (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 - Motions to Approve (6 Nov 2018)

Baroness Sugg: ..., and the hauliers most reliant on international work, have a greater chance of being allocated permits. To be clear, this does not mean that permits will be allocated by chance and without considering those criteria. It is not a lottery. Applicants who use permits more intensely and who perform a greater proportion of international haulage will always be more likely to get permits. We...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (6 Nov 2018)

Health and Social Care: First 1000 days of life. 2:30 pm; Room 6, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: ...London Hospital and Visiting Research Analyst, The Nuffield Trust Anthoulla Koutsoudi, Director of External Relations, WAVE Trust Sarah Benioff, Deputy Director of Strategic Funding, The Big Lottery Fund Dr Jo Casebourne, Chief Executive, The Early Intervention Foundation

Previous Business – Lords: Select Committee (6 Nov 2018)

Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities Committee: Regenerating Seaside Towns. 3:20 pm; Room 2, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 3:20 PM) Ms Ros Kerslake, Chief Executive, Heritage Lottery Fund Ms Laura Dyer, Deputy Chief Executive, Arts Council England Dr David Tudor, The Crown Estate (at 4:10 PM) Ms Fernanda Balata, Senior Programme Manager, New Economics Foundation Mr Scott Corfe, Chief Economist, Social Market Foundation

Armistice Day: Centenary - Motion to Take Note (Continued) (5 Nov 2018)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: on this success. There are a number of projects, brought about as part of the centenary commemorations, which will continue to provide educational and cultural benefits beyond the centenary period. For example, the Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded more than £96 million to more than 2,200 First World War projects, many at a local level. The Heritage Lottery Fund will continue to...

Armistice Day: Centenary - Motion to Take Note (5 Nov 2018)

Lord Clark of Windermere: ...should they come back and fight for us when they felt as they did? But they did. We can see the success of the past four years and all the work by the various bodies that have assisted the Government. We think of the Heritage Lottery Fund, which invested almost £100 million in over 2,000 initiatives, most of them at local level, to ensure that we discovered more history—more...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: European Social Fund (2 Nov 2018)

Baroness Buscombe: ...develop new skills and move towards, and into, work. This includes HMPPS’ co-financed projects that help offenders and ex-offenders access employment services assisting them to gain employment; Big Lottery co-financed projects that tackle poverty and promote social inclusion; and projects that enable people to engage successfully with programmes such as Traineeships and the Work and...

Public Bill Committee: Agriculture Bill: Power to provide for phasing out direct payments and delinked payments (1 Nov 2018)

Robert Goodwill: land in this country is farmed through tenancies. Indeed, a tenancy is probably the only way that many new applicants can get into the industry, other than marrying into money or winning the lottery. However, there may be situations where taking these payments is attractive to the tenant, but where the landlord is unwilling for that to happen, particularly as the basic payments...

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