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Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Electoral Register (15 Jan 2018)

David Lidington: By law, Electoral Registration Officers are charged with maintaining a complete and accurate electoral register. The Government has not set a minimum acceptable level of completeness or accuracy. The most recent full assessment of the register completeness and accuracy was published in July 2016 by the Electoral Commission. It showed that completeness was stable (at around 85 per cent) and...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: Reorganisation (15 Jan 2018)

David Lidington: This information is not centrally held. Individual departments will hold their own information on any actions they may be required to take in light of a renaming, and any necessary costs required.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cabinet Office: Policy (15 Jan 2018)

David Lidington: I intend to continue the work of the Cabinet Office and deliver the Cabinet Office purpose - to maintain the integrity of the Union, coordinate the security of the realm, sustain a flourishing democracy, to ensure the delivery of the finest public services and help implement the Government’s policies and the Prime Minister’s priorities. Currently, Cabinet Office has one piece of...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Blood: Contamination (15 Jan 2018)

David Lidington: We have asked the Lord Chief Justice to nominate a judge to chair the inquiry, and I hope to announce the name of that judge soon. Once the Chair is appointed, we will be discussing with them the composition of the inquiry panel.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Brexit: Festivals and Special Occasions (11 Jan 2018)

David Lidington: The Prime Minister has stated that the United Kingdom will cease to be a member of the European Union on 29 March 2019, at the conclusion of the Article 50 process. There are currently no plans for any ceremonial or official events to mark the formal exit of the UK from the EU, although the Cabinet Office and the Department for Exiting the European Union will keep this under review.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Regulation (10 Jan 2018)

David Lidington: Cabinet Office does not maintain a central database of all regulations made and repealed. All secondary legislation is available at www.legislation.gov.uk . The regular business impact target reports available on gov.uk include details of the regulatory provisions that have come into force or ceased to be in force.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cabinet Office: Social Mobility (10 Jan 2018)

David Lidington: The Cabinet Office is responsible for creating an exceptional Civil Service, improving its capability and effectiveness. A diverse and inclusive workforce, which is representative of the communities we serve, is critical to achieving this aim. Our flagship Fast Stream graduate scheme, managed by the Cabinet Office has increased diversity of its graduate recruits over recent years and this...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cabinet Office: Travel (10 Jan 2018)

David Lidington: Before travel is booked members of staff are asked to consider whether video conferencing, Google Hangouts or meeting rooms with telephone conferencing facilities could negate the need to travel. The CO travel provider ensures that our travel policy is embedded within their booking processes to ensure compliance is maximised. Following a search of our paper and electronic records, I have...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Prosperity Fund (10 Jan 2018)

David Lidington: 46 civil servants have travelled abroad in order to support the design and delivery of Prosperity Fund projects since the Fund was established in April 2016.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Prosperity Fund (10 Jan 2018)

David Lidington: For projects delivered in financial year 2016-17, the average spend was approximately £111,000. The Prosperity Fund’s recent Annual Report provides more detail on the first year of projects and how multi-year programmes are being established. The report can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/prosperity-fund-a nnual-report-2016-to-2017

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Prosperity Fund (10 Jan 2018)

David Lidington: The information required to answer this question is not held centrally by the Prosperity Fund Management Office and can only be collated accurately at a disproportionate cost. For the first year of projects (2017), commercial activity was devolved to a number of government departments and across the Foreign and Commonwealth Office network

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Prosperity Fund: Behavioural Insights Team (10 Jan 2018)

David Lidington: Eight Prosperity Fund projects have involved a partnership with the Behavioural Insights Team.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Members: Correspondence (10 Jan 2018)

David Lidington: The Handling Members Correspondence guidance is available on GOV.UK and was last updated in March 2016. This states that all correspondence received from hon. Members should be responded to within a maximum of 20 working days.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cabinet Office: Equal Pay (10 Jan 2018)

David Lidington: The pay data for men and women by grade is set out below: Grade Number of men (% of men who work in this grade) Average hourly pay for men who work in this grade Number of women (% of women who work in this grade) Average hourly pay for women who work in this grade AA/AO 65 (2%) £8.05 92 (3%) £7.97 EO 205 (6%) £9.60 261 (8%) £9.61 HEO/SEO 440 (14%)...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Carillion (10 Jan 2018)

David Lidington: This Government recognises the importance of managing relationships with Strategic Suppliers and their performance on a cross-Government basis, and has developed a range of strategies to do this, including the use of Crown Representatives. The role of Crown Representative for Carillion was vacant for three months between August and November 2017. During this period, the Crown representative...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Trials: Technology (15 Sep 2017)

David Lidington: The Government is investing £1.1bn to transform our courts and tribunals and deliver a modern, swift and accessible justice system that maintains our global reputation for legal excellence. As part of this we will digitise our services to make them easier to use, and install modern and robust technology across all courts, to make the lives of our excellent judiciary and professional...

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

David Lidington: The existing law offers protection to anyone subject to intrusive and harassing behaviour from those that seek to take images of them. Depending on the facts of the case, images taken with the intention of causing alarm or distress to the victim may amount to harassment. The Protection from Harassment Act 1997 already makes it an offence for someone to pursue a course of conduct which amounts...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Electronic Surveillance: Crime (26 Jul 2017)

David Lidington: The Government continues to keep the law under review, working with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and the Home Office. There are no current plans to introduce new legislation.

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

David Lidington: The Protection from Harassment Act 1997 (the 1997 Act) already makes it an offence for someone to pursue a course of conduct which amounts to harassment of another and which they know, or ought to know, amounts to harassment of the other. Harassment is generally understood to involve improper, oppressive and unreasonable conduct that is targeted at an individual and calculated to alarm them...

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

David Lidington: The UK's departure from the European Union impacts upon a number of areas of departmental business, so it is not possible to provide an exact figure for the proportion of departmental expenditure relating to work on leaving the EU.


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