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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: ...in 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.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Renewable Energy: Scotland (22 Dec 2016)

Jesse Norman: My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State has certain obligations under section 61 of the Scotland Act 2016 to consult Scottish Ministers, as well as a statutory duty to consult Scottish Ministers before making regulatory changes under section 24 of the Energy Act 2013. However, the announcements made on 9 November did not fall within the scope of the obligation as they related to matters...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Planning Permission (19 Dec 2016)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: No, we have not considered this. Local authorities are already obliged to consult on proposals for development in their area; the consultation period usually lasts for 21 days and we believe this period strikes an appropriate balance between ensuring sufficient consultation with the community and an efficient determination period for the applicant. However, where statutory consultation is...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Compulsorily Detained Mental Patients (12 Dec 2016)

Nicola Blackwood: The Mental Health Act 1983 Code of Practice, which provides statutory guidance on the operation of the Mental Health Act is clear that clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and local authorities are legally required to provide or arrange aftercare for patients who have been detained in hospital for treatment under certain sections of the Act. CCGs have to provide assurance that they are...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Tobacco: EU Law (22 Nov 2016)

Nicola Blackwood: The Department is committed to a full statutory review of the functioning of the Tobacco and Related Products Regulations, which implement the European Union Tobacco Products Directive, within five years of entering into force. The statutory review must be accompanied by an Impact Assessment. This is one of the many areas that the Government is considering carefully as part of the process...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Offences against Children: Wales (18 Nov 2016)

Phillip Lee: ...have done this. Victims of violent crime who have sustained physical or mental injuries, including victims of rape and other sexual abuse, may apply for compensation under the Government funded statutory Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme. Eligibility criteria exist to ensure that the Scheme remains sustainable in order to help the victims most in need, as well as to protect the tax...

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Equality (17 Nov 2016)

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 utilises Policy Equality Statements (PES) to detail equality considerations and demonstrate due regard has been paid in the delivery of our services, in line with our obligations under the...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Public Libraries (15 Nov 2016)

Lord Hunt of Chesterton: ...they have made of the case for intervening under sections 10 and 15 of the Local Government Act 1999 in order to ensure that local authorities are discharging their function and meeting their statutory obligations to provide library services to the public.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Nationality (10 Nov 2016)

Nick Gibb: The submission of the School Census is a statutory requirement placed upon schools under Section 537A of the Education Act 1996. Schools therefore have a legal responsibility for collecting certain information, including pupil nationality, from parents which is to be provided to the Department for Education. As the School Census is a legal requirement, schools do not need to obtain parental...


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