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Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Football: Sportsgrounds (31 Jul 2017)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: We expect all sports and all clubs to take the necessary action to fulfil their legal obligations under the Equality Act of 2010 so that disabled people are not placed at a substantial disadvantage when accessing sports venues. We are expecting a final report from the Premier League on whether clubs have met the pledge on accessibility standards in August 2017. The Equality and Human Rights...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Inspection of Fire and Rescue Authorities in England (19 Jul 2017)

Amber Rudd: ...inspecting fire and rescue authorities. This new inspectorate will provide a crucial assurance function to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of every authority in England and whether they are fulfilling their statutory obligations. My officials, together with representatives from the fire and rescue sector, will work with the inspectorate over the coming months to develop a...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Social Rented Housing: Electrical Safety (14 Jul 2017)

Alok Sharma: Holding answer received on 03 July 2017 Social landlords are already obliged, by law, to maintain the structure and exterior of their properties, and to keep in repair and proper working order the sanitation, water, gas and electricity installations. The Homes and Communities Agency’s national standards also require social landlords to ensure (subject to an agreed extension in...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Occupational Pensions: Tax Allowances (11 Jul 2017)

Baroness Buscombe: ...who are also members of pension schemes that operate a net pay system. The Government does not hold employee level data on employees enrolled in net pay pension schemes, as such schemes are not obliged to report pension contributions to HM Revenue and Customs. The Government does not, therefore, hold information on the value of tax reliefs paid out to employees in net pay schemes. The...

Written Answers — Home Office: Dungavel House Immigration Removal Centre (10 Jul 2017)

Brandon Lewis: ...2001, the operating standards for IRCs and Detention Services Orders. Service providers for IRCs are contractually required to comply with all relevant UK legislation. IRCs are subject to statutory oversight by Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons and by Independent Monitoring Boards who are both members of the National Preventative Mechanism comprising a group of independent...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Care Homes: Standards (27 Apr 2017)

Andrew Gwynne: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department plans to propose a statutory instrument obliging care homes to notify the Care Quality Commission when banning, restricting or evicting a relative or a resident.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Department for Exiting the European Union: Freedom of Information (27 Apr 2017)

Robin Walker: The Department for Exiting the European Union’s FOI team is appropriately staffed to make sure the department meets its statutory obligations. Within the past quarter, we responded to 97% of FOI requests within the 20 working day deadline set by the Information Commissioner's Office. As recruitment to the department is still ongoing we are not in a position to give a final total for...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Packaging: Waste Disposal (25 Apr 2017)

Therese Coffey: Under the Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations, obligated organisations (“producers”) can choose to join a compliance scheme or register directly with the Environment Agency. Based on statutory annual registration fees and data that the Environment Agency holds on the number of registered producers, the estimated total annual registration fees paid by...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Recruitment (18 Apr 2017)

Harriett Baldwin: ...are robust and comply with national and international law. In addition to the comprehensive welfare system that is in place for all Service personnel we remain fully committed to meeting our obligations under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, Optional Protocol on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict, and have taken steps to bestow special safeguards on...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Urban Areas: Pests (12 Apr 2017)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...local authority, they have the same powers to control pests as any other owner or occupier. There is a range of legislation in place to support local authorities in managing rodent infestation and statutory nuisances, such as litter and refuse, where these are attracting pests. The Prevention of Damage by Pests Act 1949 obliges local authorities to ensure that their districts are kept, as...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Children: Maintenance (28 Mar 2017)

Caroline Nokes: Evaluation and research on the effects of the introduction of fees and charges in the Child Maintenance Service was published in December 2016, in line with our statutory obligation. The Department expects to publish a Review Report in spring this year, including a summary of the key findings from the research and statistics.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Exports: USA (24 Mar 2017)

Mark Garnier: The US Trade Representative (USTR) published its 2017 Trade Policy Agenda and 2016 Annual Report on 1 March. The annual report is a statutory obligation, charting progress on trade policy matters in the preceding year and setting the course for the year ahead. The US is our largest single trading partner, accounting for a fifth of all exports. The Prime Minister and President Trump agreed to...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Overseas Students: Loans (21 Mar 2017)

Jo Johnson: ...action, including legal action, can then be taken to secure recovery. The SLC established a dedicated Repayments Evasion Unit in 2016 to detect borrowers overseas who fail to comply with their statutory obligations to repay their loans. The Department published a Joint Repayment Strategy in February 2016, which sets out how action will be taken to trace borrowers and act to recover loans...

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Equality (27 Feb 2017)

Sarah Newton: Current legislation does not specify how this information needs to be recorded and it is not a statutory requirement in England to prepare or publish information in a particular format. The Home Office uses Equality Impact Assessments (EIA) and Policy Equality Statements (PES) to detail equality considerations and demonstrate due regard has been paid in the delivery of our services, in line...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Offshore Industry: Decommissioning (15 Feb 2017)

Lord Prior of Brampton: place can be agreed, if the installations were put in place prior to 1999 and the jacket is over 10,000 tonnes, or if it is a gravity-based concrete installation. We comply with our legal obligations and the policy is fully understood and well accepted by industry, NGOs, statutory nature conservation bodies and other users of the sea. We have no current plans to review this policy;...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Children: Maintenance (8 Feb 2017)

Caroline Nokes: ...maintenance arrangement. The free Child Maintenance Options Service provides help and support to parents to set up a collaborative arrangement either through a family based arrangement, or on the statutory scheme using Direct Pay. For those parents who are unable to work together, or do not meet their maintenance obligations, the Collect and Pay service is available.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Occupational Pensions (6 Feb 2017)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: The Pensions Regulator (tPR) provides guidance to employers on choosing a pension scheme for their staff in order to discharge their statutory obligations under automatic enrolment. This guidance covers the choice between net pay and relief at source schemes, and the implications of net pay schemes for employees who do not pay tax. All employers, including public sector employers, are...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Nuclear Power Stations: Construction (30 Jan 2017)

Jesse Norman: .... All developers must submit their full designs to the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) and the Environment Agencies as part of the Generic Design Assessment (GDA) process: the GDA is the non-statutory system by which the UK’s independent nuclear regulators assess safety, security and environmental aspects of new reactor designs proposed for use in the UK. In addition, any...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Civil Proceedings: Third Party Financing (24 Jan 2017)

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to introduce regulations to ensure that third party litigation funders are subject to the same statutory duties and obligations as apply to law firms operating in the same field.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Television: Russia (5 Jan 2017)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: HMRC has a statutory duty of confidentiality and therefore is unable to comment on individual cases. UK tax law applies to all individuals and organisations that operate within the UK, and HMRC are responsible for ensuring the law is adhered to. Failure by any individual or organisation to comply with their statutory obligations is dealt with consistently.

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