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Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Employment: Discrimination (26 Jul 2018)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...covered by the Act and this includes conditions that might last less than 12 months but are likely to recur. We recognise that there are concerns that the protections offered by the Act may not be available to people with fluctuating mental health conditions, and this is one of the issues the Government is considering in its work on extending protection for those with mental health...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Motorcycles: Noise (25 Jul 2018)

Jesse Norman: ...with relevant requirements, and silencers intended for off road use have to be marked to indicate this. Silencers that do not comply with these requirements, or are marked “not for road use”, may not be used on the road. During the annual MOT test exhausts and silencers are checked, and a motorcycle should fail if it emits noise that is clearly unreasonably above the level...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Chevron Petroleum: North Sea (25 Jul 2018)

Claire Perry: Chevron has confirmed an intent to market its assets in the Central North Sea, however, this may not result in the sale of the assets. It would, therefore, be inappropriate to comment further. Issues surrounding the terms and conditions of employment for offshore workers fall outside of the remit of the Oil and Gas Authority.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Gaza: Humanitarian Aid (25 Jul 2018)

Alistair Burt: ​The former Foreign Secretary spoke to President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority (PA) on 16 May and raised his concerns about the humanitarian and political situation in Gaza, particularly in relation to protests taking place along the Gaza/Israel security fence. He noted that calm and restraint was required from all sides. Our Consul General in Jerusalem routinely discusses...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Colombia: Human Rights and Religious Freedom (25 Jul 2018)

Alan Duncan: ...with the Colombian Ambassador. The UK also raised concerns about violence against human rights defenders and conflict related sexual violence during Colombia’s Universal Periodic Review at Geneva in May.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit (25 Jul 2018)

Chris Heaton-Harris: ...divergences in interpretation had been identified. If a dispute were to arise due to a significant divergence, a formal dispute could be raised in the Joint Committee. In some areas, it may be escalated to independent arbitration if a resolution cannot be reached in the Joint Committee.

Written Answers — Department for Education: T-levels (25 Jul 2018)

Anne Milton: .... We also held a series of 10 consultation events around the country, with over 500 people attending. We carefully reviewed all responses to the consultation and published a response in May, which is available online here: f-t-level-programmes. We have announced the providers who will deliver the first three T Levels from...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Adoption (25 Jul 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: .... On receipt of such an application, an adoption agency will consider carefully how best to disclose this information since it will contain information about the child’s early life, some of which may be upsetting or distressing. Individuals who were adopted before 30 December 2005 may apply to the Registrar General for information to enable them to obtain a certified copy of their...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners' Release (25 Jul 2018)

Edward Argar: where the sentence is 5 days or less. In such cases the law provides for release to be on the Saturday if the automatic release date falls on a weekend or Bank Holiday. Where appropriate, offenders may be released on temporary licence (ROTL) in the run up to their release to facilitate appointments for resettlement purposes and the Probation Service and Community Rehabilitation...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Sexual Offences (25 Jul 2018)

Edward Argar: We recognise that image-based sexual abuse, such as the behaviour criminalised by section 33 of the Criminal Justice Act 2015, is a terrible abuse of trust, and that it may leave victims feeling humiliated and degraded. We do not consider, however, that it is necessary to extend to complainants in section 33 cases the automatic prohibition on identification that applies, exceptionally, to...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Disqualification (25 Jul 2018)

Sarah Newton: ...the opportunity of having an assessment as a result of abusive behaviour. However, if during an assessment a claimant does not cooperate, for example by being abusive, then the assessment can/may be terminated

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Water Charges (25 Jul 2018)

Therese Coffey: .... Customers can find the levels of rebate in their sewerage company’s charges scheme. Ofwat can take action against companies who are not applying their charging rules correctly. Customers may also seek advice from the Consumer Council for Water, who can also help customers who wish to make a complaint about water company charges.

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Written Questions (25 Jul 2018)

Nicholas Dakin: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when he plans to respond to Question 146839, on criminal proceedings, tabled by the hon. Member for Scunthorpe 22 May 2018.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Malnutrition: Older People (25 Jul 2018)

Steve Brine: ...under one consultant within one healthcare provider. FAEs are counted against the year in which the admission episode finishes. Admissions do not represent the number of inpatients, as a person may have more than one admission within the year. The number of episodes where this diagnosis was recorded in any of the 20 primary and secondary diagnosis fields in a HES record. Each episode is...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Foreign Nationals (25 Jul 2018)

Stephen Barclay: Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust and Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust with people choosing not to specify their nationality or not asked to. Nationality is self-reported and may be a reflection of cultural heritage rather than country of birth.

Written Answers — Treasury: Cryptoassets Taskforce (25 Jul 2018)

John Glen: The first meeting of the Taskforce was held on May 21st, and attended by senior leaders from government and the financial regulators, including the Director General of Financial Services at HM Treasury, the Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, and the Chief Executive of the Financial Conduct Authority.[1] Officials from across all three organisations continue to meet on a regular basis...

Written Answers — Treasury: Money Laundering (25 Jul 2018)

Mel Stride: ...of publishing details about an individual or business would be disproportionate. In addition, it will not publish details at all if it decides that a penalty under these regulations is minor or may affect financial markets significantly. The details will be published regularly on GOV.UK and available to view for at least 5 years. Only breaches under the 2017 regulations will be published...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Children (25 Jul 2018)

Tracey Crouch: The report from ParentZone highlighted concerns around ‘skins’ gambling, including that this may permit children to access gambling sites. It identified the role the government, industry, regulators and parents play in protecting children online. Protecting children and the vulnerable from being harmed or exploited by gambling is a priority for the government and a core objective...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Charities: Fund Raising (25 Jul 2018)

Tracey Crouch: ...Over 25% of the requests were for a person other than the person making the request, indicating that the FPS is providing an important service to vulnerable and elderly people who may need other people to make requests on their behalf. The Fundraising Regulator has said that it intends to let the FPS to operate for another year before it reviews its effectiveness. This will also enable it...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gaming Machines (25 Jul 2018)

Tracey Crouch: On 17 May, as part of its response to the Consultation on proposed changes for Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures, the Government announced that the maximum stake for B2 machines would be reduced to £2. Officials have made good progress on drafting the SI to implement the change and will continue to engage with stakeholders on the technological requirements.

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