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Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Post Offices: Franchises
Gill Furniss
Labour, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many of the Crown post offices which were franchised by the Post Office in 2014 and 2015 are in (a) urban areas of deprivation, (b) urban areas and (c) rural areas.

Asked 16 November 2016
Answered 21 November 2016
By Margot James (Conservative, Stourbridge)
53405
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Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Post Offices
Gill Furniss
Labour, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much public funding the Post Office has received since January 2011 through government grants for investment in the network; and how much of that funding has been spent on pos...

Asked 16 November 2016
Answered 21 November 2016
By Margot James (Conservative, Stourbridge)
53407
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Answered
Commons
Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Post Offices
Gill Furniss
Labour, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how government grants for the Post Office since January 2011, other than Network Subsidy Payments, have been spent; and what conditions were placed on the use of such grants by th...

Asked 16 November 2016
Answered 21 November 2016
By Margot James (Conservative, Stourbridge)
53406
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Answered
Commons
Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Post Offices
Gill Furniss
Labour, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the timetable is for the publication of the Post Office Network Report for 2016 pursuant to section 11 of the Postal Services Act 2011.

Asked 15 November 2016
Answered 18 November 2016
By Margot James (Conservative, Stourbridge)
53055
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Commons
Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Post Offices: Franchises
Gill Furniss
Labour, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many responses the Post Office has received to its consultation on proposals to franchise Crown post office branches since January 2014; and how many of those responses were o...

Asked 15 November 2016
Answered 18 November 2016
By Margot James (Conservative, Stourbridge)
53056
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Answered
Commons
Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Post Offices: Franchises
Gill Furniss
Labour, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many Crown post offices which the Post Office is proposing to franchise in 2016 are in (a) urban deprived, (b) urban and (c) rural areas.

Asked 15 November 2016
Answered 18 November 2016
By Margot James (Conservative, Stourbridge)
53054
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Answered
Commons
Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Post Offices: Franchises
Gill Furniss
Labour, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much has been spent since January 2010 from the public purse on each of the branches which the Post Office has announced will be franchised in 2016.

Asked 15 November 2016
Answered 18 November 2016
By Margot James (Conservative, Stourbridge)
53053
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Answered
Commons
Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Post Offices: Franchises
Gill Furniss
Labour, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much has been spent since January 2010 from the public purse on refurbishment of Crown post offices which are proposed to be franchised in July 2016.

Asked 15 November 2016
Answered 18 November 2016
By Margot James (Conservative, Stourbridge)
53052
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Answered
Commons
Question for Home Office
Visas
Gill Furniss
Labour, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, under what circumstances documents associated with (a) asylum applications and (b) other forms of visa application are retained by her Department after verification.

Asked 18 October 2016
Answered 27 October 2016
By Mr Robert Goodwill (Conservative, Scarborough and Whitby)
49175
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Commons
Question for Home Office
Migrants: Employment
Gill Furniss
Labour, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to promote use of the Employer Checking Service.

Asked 18 October 2016
Answered 26 October 2016
By Mr Robert Goodwill (Conservative, Scarborough and Whitby)
49173
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Commons
Question for Home Office
Migrants: Employment
Gill Furniss
Labour, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many requests for confirmation of the right to work in the UK were received by the Employer Checking Service in the last 12 months; and how many such requests were confirmed.

Asked 18 October 2016
Answered 26 October 2016
By Mr Robert Goodwill (Conservative, Scarborough and Whitby)
49174
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Question for Home Office
Migrants: Employment
Gill Furniss
Labour, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of the number of job offers made to people with 3C Leave and subsequently withdrawn by employers (a) unwilling to use and (b) unaware of the Employer Checking S...

Asked 18 October 2016
Answered 26 October 2016
By Mr Robert Goodwill (Conservative, Scarborough and Whitby)
49172
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Commons
Question for HM Treasury
Concentrix
Gill Furniss
Labour, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make it his policy for HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to keep records of the (a) number of people who have their tax credits erroneously suspended by Concentrix, (b) number of people who subsequently have t...

Asked 19 October 2016
Answered 26 October 2016
By Jane Ellison (Conservative, Battersea)
49512
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Commons
Question for HM Treasury
Welfare Tax Credits: Child Arrangements Orders
Gill Furniss
Labour, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will amend his Department's official guidance to allow court-granted child arrangement orders to be used by HM Revenue and Customs as evidence of children's living arrangements when assessing applications for t...

Asked 18 October 2016
Answered 26 October 2016
By Jane Ellison (Conservative, Battersea)
49171
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Commons
Question for HM Treasury
Concentrix
Gill Furniss
Labour, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the source of the information was regarding fraudulent tax credit claims passed from HM Revenue and Customs to Concentrix.

Asked 18 October 2016
Answered 25 October 2016
By Jane Ellison (Conservative, Battersea)
49169
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Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Yemen: Military Intervention
Gill Furniss
Labour, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will review the UK's support for the Saudi-led coalition forces operating in Yemen.

Asked 12 October 2016
Answered 18 October 2016
By Mr Tobias Ellwood (Conservative, Bournemouth East)
906654
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Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Kashmir: Violence
Gill Furniss
Labour, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he has taken to encourage a de-escalation of violence in Kashmir in response to the recent unrest in that region.

Asked 8 September 2016
Answered 16 September 2016
By Alok Sharma (Conservative, Reading West)
45719
Answered
Commons
Question for Department for Transport
Taxis: Licensing
Gill Furniss
Labour, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to launch his Department's public consultation on new Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Licensing Practice Guidance.

Asked 6 September 2016
Answered 8 September 2016
By Andrew Jones (Conservative, Harrogate and Knaresborough)
45094
Answered
Commons
Question for HM Treasury
Bank Services: Fees and Charges
Gill Furniss
Labour, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to limit the level of overdraft charges for people in financial difficulties.

Asked 13 July 2016
Answered 19 July 2016
By Simon Kirby (Conservative, Brighton, Kemptown)
905962
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Question for Department of Health
Lung Diseases: Mortality Rates
Gill Furniss
Labour, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to reduce mortality rates for people diagnosed with lung diseases.

Asked 6 July 2016
Answered 14 July 2016
By Jane Ellison (Conservative, Battersea)
42011
Answered
Commons
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