Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what plans her Department has to (a) increase humanitarian aid and (b) provide development assistance for state building in Iraq; and if she will make a statement.
Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the implications of UK military action in Iraq for UK humanitarian aid to the victims of the conflict in Syria; and if she will make a statement.
Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what new initiatives her Department plans to take in partnership with the governments of countries in Africa and Asia to combat Islamist extremism.
Hugh Bayley: At this late hour, I will not repeat any of the arguments made earlier in the debate. I will vote for the motion. I just want to make two points that have not been fully covered so far. My first point is that in his speech the Prime Minister said that it might be necessary to take the fight against ISIL into Syria. I think that that probably will be necessary at some stage. He said that it...
Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what safeguards for (a) the NHS and (b) other UK public services the Government is seeking to secure within the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
Hugh Bayley: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how many full-time equivalent jobs with the Civil Service or government agencies there were in Yorkshire in May 2010; and how many such jobs there are now.
Hugh Bayley: I welcome the readiness action plan, which will enable NATO to respond with greater force and greater speed in a dire emergency—provided the 28 member states are able to give political authority for its use quickly. In the bad old days of the cold war, the similar Allied Command Europe mobile force gave the SACEUR—Supreme Allied Commander Europe—pre-authority to use it in a dire...
Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much the UK has allocated to be spent in 2014-15 on humanitarian aid to the victims of conflict in (a) Syria and (b) Iraq; what steps her Department is taking to deliver humanitarian aid to victims in Iraq; what further steps she is planning to assist (i) people in Iraq and (ii) Iraqi refugees in neighbouring countries; what...
Hugh Bayley: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office pursuant to the oral answer from the right hon. Member for Banbury, representing the Church Commissioners, to the hon. Member for York Central of 17 July 2014, what the details are of the joint visits made by Government Ministers and the Church to examine the role of food banks; what the Government's policies are to reduce the number of people living...
Hugh Bayley: In Kiev over the summer the Ukrainian Prime Minister said forcefully to me that, whereas the pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine are fully and adequately armed by Russia, his own state Ukrainian forces do not have all the matériel they need. Will the Prime Minister tell the House what military advice and assistance we are giving to the Government of Ukraine?
Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much funding his Department allocated to City of York Council for (a) local authority supported capital expenditure in housing stock and (b) major repairs allowance in each year since 2009-10.
Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list the occasions on which Russian state servants or military personnel are believed to have committed offences against national security in the UK, or to have infringed UK airspace, territorial waters, land or cyberspace without the legal right to do so, or otherwise to have challenged or threatened UK sovereign...
Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what proportion of applications to the Disclosure and Barring service in each police authority in England were approved within (a) 14, (b) 18 and (c) 25 days in 2013.
Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what additional assistance the Government gives to people using food banks to enable them to find work or additional hours of work; and if he will make funds available to food banks to enable them to do more to help their clients to find work.
Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs pursuant to the oral answer from the right hon. Member for Banbury, representing the Church Commissioners to the hon. Member for York Central of 17 July 2014, what information her Department holds on how many (a) food banks existed and (b) people made use of food banks in the UK in each of the last 10 years.
Hugh Bayley: I thank the previous Secretary of State who, in his last few days in office, confirmed to me in writing that the Department will in future publish statistics on flood protection expenditure as official statistics. Will the Minister inform the House when that change will take place and whether, crucially, it will be before the next election, so that we can have clear figures?
Hugh Bayley: What support the Church of England is giving to food banks.
Hugh Bayley: Three weeks ago, the Living Wage Commission chaired by the Archbishop of York recommended that the voluntary adoption of the living wage by employers could do much to reduce poverty and dependence on food banks. What advice and encouragement is the Church giving to parishes to become advocates and champions in their communities in order to persuade employers to adopt the living wage?
Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence in providing accommodation for HQ1 Division in York what assumption his Department has made about how long the Divisional HQ will remain at Imphal Barracks.
Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for Education how much (a) revenue and (b) capital funding was provided to each pupil in state (i) primary and (ii) secondary schools in (A) York local authority and (B) Yorkshire and the Humber in (1) cash terms and (2) at 2014 prices in 1995-96 and in each year since.