Hansard Written Answers
Written answers

Some recent written answers

Health: Patient Choice Schemes answered 5 September 2014

Ian Austin: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the number of appointments booked through the NHS Choose and Book service in each of the last 12 months.

Health: Influenza: Vaccination answered 8 September 2014

Crispin Blunt: To ask the Secretary of State for Health which providers are involved in the pilot programmes to extend the seasonal influenza vaccination to school-age children; how each provider is remunerated; in which area each operates; and if he will make a statement.

International Development: West Africa answered 9 September 2014

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what action her Department is taking to help tackle the ebola epidemic in West Africa; and if she will make a statement.

Health: Dementia answered 11 September 2014

Andrew Gwynne: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much the NHS spent on specialist assessment and diagnostic services for deaf British Sign Language users with dementia in each year since 2010.

Home Department: Apprentices answered 10 September 2014

Alex Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what discussions she and Ministers in her Department have had with Ministers in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on the proposed reform of apprenticeships; what effect those discussions will have on her Department's projects and the work of their supply chain; and whether officials in her Department sit on programme boards managing the reform.

Transport: Roads: Repairs and Maintenance answered 5 September 2014

Stephen Barclay: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport which local highways authorities are not members of maintenance alliances.

Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Apprentices answered 10 September 2014

Alex Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what discussions she and Ministers in her Department have had with Ministers in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on the proposed reform of apprenticeships; what effect those discussions will have on her Department's projects and the work of their supply chain; and whether officials in her Department sit on programme boards managing the reform.

Health: Written Questions answered 10 September 2014

Hilary Benn: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of named day written questions were answered by his Department within the prescribed period in the (a) 2012-13 session, (b) 2013-14 session and (c) 2014-15 session to date.

Work and Pensions: Telephone Services answered 5 September 2014

Roger Godsiff: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what financial gain his Department has made arising from the use of telephone lines which are not free to call in each of the last five years for which figures are available.

Transport: Roads: Wildlife answered 5 September 2014

Richard Burden: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what guidance he gives on procedures to be followed by highways authorities and police forces with respect to the identification of deceased animals on the road network.

Justice: Network Rail answered 8 September 2014

Stephen Barclay: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice with reference to the National Rail framework agreement published on 1 September 2014, when he plans to lay the draft regulations to make Network Rail subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000; and under what parliamentary procedure he plans to ask the House to approve those regulations.

Health: NHS: Pay answered 10 September 2014

David Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what guidance his Department issues on whether pay increases at NHS trusts should be linked to the performance of hospitals at those trusts.

Health: Standardised Packaging for Tobacco Independent Review answered 5 September 2014

Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to the answer of 12 May 2014, Official Report, column 406W, on Standardised Packaging for Tobacco Independent Review, how much was spent under each cost-heading during the life of the Review.

Health: Cancer answered 11 September 2014

Debbie Abrahams: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much was spent on cancer services per capita in (a) real terms and (b) cash terms in each of the last five years.

Communities and Local Government: Planning Permission answered 5 September 2014

Andrew Bingham: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what guidance his Department gives on the weight that should be given to a neighbourhood or village plan that has been submitted to a planning authority when considering planning applications.

Business, Innovation and Skills: EU External Trade answered 10 September 2014

Jim Sheridan: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

(1) if he will take steps to ensure that DG Trade in the European Commission meets more public interest groups from the UK to discuss the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations;

(2) if he will take steps to ensure that DG Trade in the European Commission meets more environmental interest groups from the UK to discuss the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations;

(3) if he will take steps to ensure that DG Trade in the European Commission meets more trades unions from the UK to discuss the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations.

Justice: Belmarsh Prison answered 10 September 2014

Teresa Pearce: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many prisoners are held in HM Prison Belmarsh awaiting categorisation.

Defence: Army: Redundancy answered 11 September 2014

Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many (a) voluntary redundancies, (b) compulsory redundancies, (c) voluntary exits and (d) involuntary exits from the Army there were in each year between 2010-11 and 2013-14.

Defence: Service Personnel and Veterans Agency answered 5 September 2014

Luciana Berger: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many complaints the Service Personnel and Veterans Agency received in each year since 2010; and whether those complaints have been categorised.

Electoral Commission Committee: Elections answered 11 September 2014

Chris Ruane: To ask the hon. Member for South West Devon, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, if the Electoral Commission will postpone its proposals on (a) photo identification for voters and (b) limitations on the handling of postal ballots until after the introduction of individual electoral registration.