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Children’S Social Care (17 Jan 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: .... What Ofsted tells us about quality corroborates some of the APPG’s findings, which suggest that the picture across the country is far from uniform—indeed, it has been described as a postcode lottery. Although some children and families receive good and outstanding services, the majority live in areas where those services are inadequate or require improvement. Some variation is right...

Business of the House (17 Jan 2019)

Kirstene Hair: Many charities across the United Kingdom benefit from national lottery funding, including charities in my Angus constituency such as the Forfar Musical Society and the Brechin Photographic Society. I am hosting an event in my constituency on 22 February to show other charities the funding that is available. Can we have a debate in this place on the outstanding contribution of charities in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Church Commissioners: Protection of Historic Church Buildings (17 Jan 2019)

Jim Shannon: In the UK, there are some 340 important historic churches. National lottery funding has made money available to some of them, but there is certainly a shortfall in funds. May I ask the right hon. Lady whether other funding avenues could be made available for preservation works?

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: National Lottery: Grants (17 Jan 2019)

Ranil Jayawardena: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if his Department will implement a review of the misuse of lottery grants for political and issue-based lobbying.

Scottish Parliament: Hospital Television Charges (17 Jan 2019)

Miles Briggs: ...hospital, in Aberdeen. I visited them both, and there was a clear difference in the patient experience in those two hospitals. It is clear from today’s debate that there is a real postcode lottery in the provision of television in hospital, from Foresterhill in Aberdeen, where patients have access to bedside television, to Ninewells, where they do not. It is clear that loneliness,...

Scottish Parliament: Credit Unions (17 Jan 2019)

Ruth Maguire: .... It is currently involved in an important partnership called better off North Ayrshire, which is a service for people who live in the area that is funded by the European social fund and the Big Lottery Fund. Better off North Ayrshire shows people the benefits that they are entitled to and gives them assistance to apply for them online, and it provides information on how to find and apply...

Public Bill Committee: Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [Lords]: Schedule to be inserted as Schedule AA1 to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (15 Jan 2019)

Barbara Keeley: ...still potential for a conflict of interest to arise in relation to the role of care home managers. I do not resile from what I said: the provisions in the Bill risk further entrenching a postcode lottery in our social care services. We already have a postcode lottery and it could be much worse. We believe that this is a serious situation, where local authorities diligently retain some of...

Gambling: Children - Question (15 Jan 2019)

Lord Browne of Belmont: My Lords, the most common way in which children and young people enter the route into gambling is by the purchase of scratch cards and lottery tickets. These are prominently displayed in many outlets, and it is often difficult for the seller to determine the age of the customer. Is it not time that these cards were put behind shutters, in the same way that cigarette packets are, so as not to...

Backbench Business: Recognition of Fibromyalgia as a Disability — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] (15 Jan 2019)

Sarah Newton: ...in the Department of Health and Social Care have told me that there are bespoke services for people with fibromyalgia, but we have heard from colleagues today that it is too much of a postcode lottery and that the services are not consistent. That stems from the fact, which has been recognised today, that it is a difficult condition to diagnose. Because the way in which fibromyalgia...

Diabetes — [Mr Laurence Robertson in the Chair] (9 Jan 2019)

Sharon Hodgson: ...mean that patients can be treated and monitored, which can help to reduce diabetes-related complications in the long term. However, access to those technologies is subject to a postcode lottery, as are many other things. I have heard of huge variation of availability and use across the country. I was pleased to see the Government commit to making life-changing flash glucose monitors...

Christmas Adjournment — [David Hanson in the Chair] (20 Dec 2018)

Marion Fellows: ...for Mental Health; Neighbourhood Networks; Made4U in ML2; Citizens Advice; Motherwell Baptist Church; Safeguarding Communities—Reducing Offending, or Sacro; Women’s Aid; Routes to Work; Big Lottery Fund; Christians Against Poverty; The Haven; Lanarkshire Community Food and Health Partnership; North Lanarkshire Disability Forum; Alzheimer Scotland; Getting Better Together; NL Leisure;...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Children (20 Dec 2018)

Mims Davies: When the conclusions of the Government’s Gambling Review were announced in May 2018, the Government said it would consider whether 16 remained an appropriate age limit to play all National Lottery products, including scratchcards, as part of work on the next licence competition. The evidence in this area is currently being reviewed and analysed, including the number of young people who play...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: National Lottery: Franchises (20 Dec 2018)

Kirstene Hair: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether an equitable distribution of National Lottery funding throughout the UK will be a criterion in the bidding process for the National Lottery franchise.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Youth Sport Trust: Finance (20 Dec 2018)

Lord Moynihan: To ask Her Majesty's Government how much funding from lottery and central government sources has been given to the Youth Sports Trust in each of the last ten years.

Sport, Recreation and the Arts - Motion to Take Note (19 Dec 2018)

Viscount Younger of Leckie: ...Doncaster, South Tees, Hackney and Greater Manchester. Investment is also going into mental health projects such as Mind’s Get Set to Go project, supported by Sport England and the National Lottery. Since 2015, this project has helped more than 3,500 people with mental health problems take part in specially designed physical activity projects. The evaluation has shown the important role...

Leaving the Eu: Uk Orchestras (19 Dec 2018)

Margot James: ...organisations and activities, through the national portfolio. In 2017-18, Arts Council England awarded more than £2.8 million to a range of classical music projects across England through its lottery-funded Grants for the Arts programme, and more than £10 million through strategic funding programmes. The right hon. Gentleman asked about new tax reliefs. Although that is a matter for the...

Leaving the Eu: No Deal: Defibrillators (Availability) (19 Dec 2018)

Maria Caulfield: ...Time, not every village has a school or leisure centre, but they do all need a designated defibrillator, and it is important that people know where the equipment is. Currently, there is a postcode lottery, because even in schools, despite the Department for Education’s efforts, we know of only 1,389 defibrillators in schools in England. We know of one in Northern Ireland, and we do not...

Heritage Action Zones — [Sir David Crausby in the Chair] (19 Dec 2018)

Michael Ellis: ...and that Budget commitment from Her Majesty’s Treasury shows just how much the Government recognise the importance of the country’s heritage. It is a major investment. Since 1998, the Heritage Lottery Fund has invested significant amounts of national lottery funding in townscapes. I encourage everyone to participate in the national lottery because those good causes, including the...

Delegated Legislation: Betting, Gaming and Lotteries (18 Dec 2018)

Betting, Gaming and Lotteries


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