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Hansard Written Answers
Written answers

Some recent written answers

Ministry of Defence: Health Services: Reserve Forces answered 24 March 2015

Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many NHS staff have joined the reserves in each service in each year since 2010.

Department of Health: General Practitioners: Blackpool answered 24 March 2015

Gordon Marsden: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many patients in the Blackpool NHS Trust had to wait longer than 48 hours for a GP appointment in (a) 2010 and (b) 2015.

Ministry of Justice: Burglary answered 23 March 2015

Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, at which courts people with 15 or more previous convictions were not sent to prison on conviction for burglary in the latest period for which figures are available.

Attorney General: Sexual Offences: Prosecutions answered 26 March 2015

Lord Morris of Aberavon: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of (1) the performance of the Crown Prosecution Service in relation to prosecutions of high profile sex abuse cases, and (2) the financial resources available to the Crown Prosecution Service to carry out such prosecutions; and what, if any, plans the Crown Prosecution Service has to amend its procedures and practices in relation to such prosecutions.

Department of Health: Cancer answered 23 March 2015

Andrew Gwynne: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the table in Paragraph 123 of the Impact Assessment to the Government's 2011 Cancer Strategy, whether the projected increase in staff numbers required to deliver that strategy by 2014-15 was achieved for (a) radiographers, (b) consultant radiologists, (c) ultrasonographers, (d) technicians and (e) endoscopists.

HM Treasury: Energy: Taxation answered 25 March 2015

Roger Godsiff: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will undertake to provide 12 months' notice to community energy societies of any tax changes that will affect them, in order to provide regulatory coherence and stability.

House of Commons Commission: Ict answered 19 March 2015

Chi Onwurah: To ask the hon. Member for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross representing the House of Commons Commission, what assessment the Commission has made of the effect of the provision of free iPads to hon. Members on the availability of parliamentary digital services on other devices.

Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Malaria answered 26 March 2015

Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what her Department's spend on malaria control was in 2013-14.

Department of Health: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome answered 25 March 2015; 1 annotation

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of people in each age group who have suffered from chronic fatigue syndrome in each of the last five years.

Department of Health: Alcoholic Drinks: Excise Duties answered 26 March 2015

Lord Avebury: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what were the dates of meetings ministers and officials from the Department of Health had with public health representatives to discuss the health impacts of potential cuts in alcohol duty between 1 November 2014 and 17 March 2015.

Department for Transport: Research answered 20 March 2015

Chuka Umunna: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what amount his Department and its agencies spent on research and development in each year since 2010-11; and what proportion such spending was of total departmental spending.

Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Foreign Nationals answered 23 March 2015

Alison McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many foreign national prisoners (a) by nationality and (b) of no known country of origin were held in prisons in England and Wales on 31 December 2014.

Home Office: Asylum: LGBT People answered 24 March 2015

Lord Scriven: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps will be taken to tackle bullying, harassment and abuse of LGBTI people in immigration detention centres, including Harmondsworth and Yarl’s Wood, in the light of the recent Inquiry into the Use of Immigration Detention in the United Kingdom by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Refugees and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Migration, and concerns expressed by the UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group.

Department for Work and Pensions: Carer's Allowance answered 26 March 2015

John Woodcock: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 8 July 2014, Official Report, columns 275-6W, on carer's allowance, what the actual average clearance time was in working days for carer's allowance cases in the most recent period for which data is available.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Israel answered 24 March 2015

Baroness Tonge: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of Israel's nuclear submarine capability.

Department for Education: Schools: Sports answered 25 March 2015

Lord Moynihan: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the Olympic and Paralympic legacy for school sport in 2013 and 2014.

Department of Health: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease answered 25 March 2015

Liz Kendall: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average length of stay in hospital was for people with a primary diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in England in each year from 2009-10 to 2014-15.

Department for Communities and Local Government: Council Housing: City of Westminster answered 26 March 2015

Baroness King of Bow: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will place in the Library of the House a copy of the written submission from the Department for Communities and Local Government to the Supreme Court in support of Titian Nzolameso’s appeal against Westminster City Council’s decision to offer her accommodation near Milton Keynes.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: *No heading* answered 26 March 2015

Lord Hylton: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of the proximity of Tunisia and Lebanon to conflicts in Libya and Syria and the role of those states in hosting refugees, they intend to give priority for aid and investment to those states, in the context of the European Fund for Strategic Investments, the European Union Regional Strategy for Syria, the European Union–Tunisia Action Plan and existing association agreements.

Department of Health: Asthma: Children answered 25 March 2015

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much has been spent on research into the prevention and treatment of paediatric asthma in each of the last five years.