Hansard Written Answers and Statements
Some recent written answers
- Home Department: Kings Science Academy answered 29 November 2013
Kevin Brennan: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will publish all information held by Action Fraud associated with the crime reference number NFRC130400222669.
- House of Lords: Agriculture: Genetically Modified Crops answered 2 December 2013
Lord Turnberg: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Howe on 18 November (WA 127), whether they intend to appeal the decision of the European Food Safety Authority to allow genetically modified soya beans to be marketed by Monsanto in the European Union.
- International Development: Burma answered 5 December 2013
Yasmin Qureshi: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development which companies have so far received support from the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business.
- Defence: Veterans: Mental Health answered 5 December 2013
Tobias Ellwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if his Department plans to support the Royal College of Psychiatrists' proposal to promote a show garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in 2015 in support of veteran's mental health; and if he will make a statement.
- Communities and Local Government: Vacant Land answered 3 December 2013
Grahame Morris: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what recent guidance his Department has issued to local authorities on the use of greenfield sites.
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Sri Lanka answered 4 December 2013
Diane Abbott: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps he is taking to ensure that the UK has international support before formally requesting that the UN Human Rights Council sets up an international inquiry into allegations of war crimes during Sri Lanka's civil war; what assessment he has made of whether it will be necessary for the UK to raise the issue at UN level; and if he will make a statement.
- Justice: Prisoners: Children answered 4 December 2013
Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice
(1) how many prisoners have given birth during each of the last five years;
(2) how many children under 18 months old were living with their mothers in prison during each of the last five years;
(3) how many children of women prisoners were removed from their care on reaching the age of 18 months during each of the last five years.
- Treasury: Housing: Prices answered 5 December 2013
William Bain: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the effect of the Funding for Lending Scheme on house prices in each region and constituent part of the UK in the last two years.
- Treasury: Ministers' Private Offices answered 2 December 2013
Bernard Jenkin: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he (a) has appointed or (b) intends to appoint an enlarged ministerial office.
- Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Fraud answered 5 December 2013
Richard Fuller: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people given a criminal conviction for benefit fraud were given (a) a custodial and (b) a non-custodial sentence in each of the last five years.
- Justice: Young Offenders answered 2 December 2013
Dan Jarvis: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many consultations into young offending his Department has launched since 2010.
- Work and Pensions: New Enterprise Allowance: Sussex answered 29 November 2013
Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many (a) referrals, (b) clients engaged, (c) approved business plans and (d) business starts there have been under the National Enterprise Allowance scheme in (i) Mid Sussex constituency and (ii) West Sussex since the inception of that scheme.
- Health: Family Nurse Partnership Programme: Greater London answered 4 December 2013
David Lammy: To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 20 March 2013, Official Report, column 711W, on Family Nurse Partnership Programme, how many first-time mothers under the age of (a) 16, (b) 18 and (c) 20 there were in each London borough in the latest period for which figures are available.
- House of Lords: Health: Pharmaceutical Pricing Schemes answered 3 December 2013
Lord Clement-Jones: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of reducing smaller company exemptions in the new Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme on inward investment and on emerging British biopharmaceutical companies; how that decision relates to their commitments to support the growth of smaller companies and new inward investors; and whether they have considered restoring the exemptions to their previous level.
- Health: Malnutrition: Young People answered 3 December 2013
David Lammy: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many patients aged under 18 were admitted to hospital with a primary diagnosis of malnutrition in (a) England and (b) each London borough in 2011-12.
- Education: Children: Hyperactivity answered 2 December 2013
Chris Ruane: To ask the Secretary of State for Education what assessment he has made of the effects of attention deficit disorders on educational attainment.
- Home Department: Neighbourhood Policing answered 2 December 2013
Fiona Mactaggart: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps she is taking to achieve safer and better policed neighbourhoods; and if she will make a statement.
- Energy and Climate Change: Renewable Energy answered 29 November 2013
Glyn Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what proportion of energy (a) consumed and (b) produced in the UK is sourced from each renewable source.
- House of Lords: Higher Education: Student Loans answered 3 December 2013
Lord Willis of Knaresborough: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the estimated cash cost of income-contingent maintenance loans for full-time undergraduate students in England in each of the years 2014–15 to 2017–18.
- Work and Pensions: Jobcentre Plus: Scotland answered 2 December 2013
Eilidh Whiteford: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many claimants' cases are currently being investigated by Jobcentre Plus (JCP) offices in Scotland for breaches of jobseeker agreements with regard to the application of retrospective sanctions, by (a) JCP office in Scotland and (b) month since May 2010.