Results 1–20 of 1000 for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Victoria Atkins

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Finance (25 Apr 2016)

Victoria Atkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what progress her Department is making on ensuring that funding is distributed fairly across schools.

Written Answers — Home Office: Borders (6 Jun 2016)

Victoria Atkins: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what work her Department has undertaken with international partners on access to sources of data that can be used to enhance the security of the UK border.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Mink: Lincolnshire (25 Oct 2016)

Victoria Atkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the (a) extent of the increase in numbers of North American mink in the river systems and waterways of the marshes of East Lindsey and (b) effect of that increase on (i) the water vole and (ii) other native wildlife species.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Garages and Petrol Stations: Prices (24 Mar 2017)

Victoria Atkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the Government monitors the extent of fuel price differentials between motorway and non-motorway service stations.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Garages and Petrol Stations: Prices (24 Mar 2017)

Victoria Atkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what information his Department holds on the average price differential of fuel per litre in cost and percentage terms between motorway and non-motorway service stations.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Glyphosate: Safety (27 Mar 2017)

Victoria Atkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment she has made of the scientific evidence on the safety of glyphosate to humans and its continued use in farming.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Garages And Petrol Stations: Prices (4 Apr 2017)

Victoria Atkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what information his Department holds on the extent of price differentials between motorway and non-motorway service stations; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Procurement (13 Nov 2017)

Victoria Atkins: During FY1617, Home Office spent 27.7% of its total third party spend with Government strategic suppliers.

Written Answers — Home Office: Counter-terrorism: Finance (14 Nov 2017)

Victoria Atkins: We have awarded £6 million of Building a Stronger Britain Together (BSBT) funding to 136 projects delivered by 126 civil society groups. Groups can make multiple applications, with a maximum value for each of £50,000 for a grant application and £75,000 for in-kind support. All civil society groups in receipt of BSBT funding are working to tackle extremism as defined in the Counter...

Written Answers — Home Office: Domestic Violence: Northern Ireland (14 Nov 2017)

Victoria Atkins: To inform the development of legislative proposals to tackle domestic abuse, we will be publishing a public consultation later this year, and welcome responses from anyone who wishes to contribute, including from specialist domestic abuse organisations. We are keen to take in to account experience from across the UK, and have already engaged with officials in Northern Ireland to this end.

Written Answers — Home Office: Convictions: Children (14 Nov 2017)

Victoria Atkins: The Government’s criminal record disclosure regime seeks to strike a balance between safeguarding children and vulnerable people and enabling young offenders to put their offending behind them. Under the disclosure rules, convictions and cautions received in youth are accordingly already subject to disclosure for significantly reduced periods in comparison to those received as an adult. ...

Written Answers — Home Office: Domestic Violence: Southwark (15 Nov 2017)

Victoria Atkins: Domestic Violence Protection Orders (DVPOs), which can prevent the perpetrator from returning to a residence and from having contact with the victim for up to 28 days, were rolled out across England and Wales from March 2014. Latest Ministry of Justice figures show that between April 2015 and March 2016, 3,951 DVPOs have been issued by Magistrates’ Courts. The Home Office does not hold...

Written Answers — Home Office: Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (16 Nov 2017)

Victoria Atkins: The Board of the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) is constituted under The Gangmasters (Licensing Authority) Regulations 2015. Recruitment to the Board follows a fair and open process in line with the Government’s code of practice on public appointments. Anyone with relevant experience and ability to contribute to the GLAA Board, including those with trade union experience, is...

Written Answers — Home Office: Slavery (16 Nov 2017)

Victoria Atkins: The Home Office estimates that between 9,000 and 11,000 businesses are required to publish a slavery and human trafficking statement. The correspondence was also shared with NGOs and trade associations to share with their members The Government does not hold a definitive list of eligible organisations and used private sector data to identify relevant businesses and filtered the data based on...

Written Answers — Home Office: Slavery (16 Nov 2017)

Victoria Atkins: No injunctions have yet been used. New legislation takes time to embed and the first year of compliance has just passed. Thousands of statements have been published and the Government wrote to 10,000 businesses who may be required to publish statements to remind them of their obligations. We expect this activity will further increase the number of statements published.

Written Answers — Home Office: Fireworks (16 Nov 2017)

Victoria Atkins: The Government’s approach to the safe use of fireworks and reducing nuisance is to encourage industry, retailers and others to promote responsible use through guidance and public education. There is also significant regulation in place covering the supply, storage, possession and use of fireworks, which helps to reduce instances of nuisance and abuse. This includes restrictions on when...

Written Answers — Home Office: Drugs: Misuse (16 Nov 2017)

Victoria Atkins: We have regular conversations on tackling illegal drugs with the National Policing Lead for Drugs, including on the prevalence of synthetic cannabinoids, such as those sold under the brand names of Spice and Black Mamba. We recognise how dangerous synthetic cannabinoids can be and the devastating impact that they can have on communities, families and the individuals taking them. That is why...

Written Answers — Home Office: Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013: Small Businesses (16 Nov 2017)

Victoria Atkins: We have not undertaken an assessment of the implications of the Home Office report. The Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 introduced a regulatory regime for the metal recycling sector in order to tackle the trade in stolen metal. Making it more difficult for unscrupulous dealers to trade benefits all legitimate scrap metal dealers, whatever the size of their business. We will publish our report on...

Written Answers — Home Office: Slavery (20 Nov 2017)

Victoria Atkins: The table below sets out the number of National Referral Mechanism (NRM) referrals that have been suspended before Reasonable and Conclusive Grounds decision stages between 2009 and 2016. NRM decisions are suspended when it is not possible to gather further information to make a decision, for example if the Competent Authority decision makers become aware that the individual referred has gone...

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Telephone Services (20 Nov 2017)

Victoria Atkins: The Home Office has 24 public phone lines in use across its contact centres. All of these numbers are chargeable.


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