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Keith Vaz: To ask the Prime Minister, what assurances she sought from European leaders on continuing cooperation in matters of foreign policy at the recent European Council meeting.
Keith Vaz: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many children were granted leave to enter the UK under the Calais Child Refugee scheme in (a) 2016, (b) 2017 and (c) to date.
Keith Vaz: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has plans to attend the Yemen peace talks in Stockholm.
Keith Vaz: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what support his Department provides to asylum seekers that seek to volunteer in their local communities.
Keith Vaz: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people have died as a result of suicide while waiting for an appointment after referral by their GP to a relevant medical professional in each year since 2014.
Keith Vaz: To ask the Prime Minister, what discussions she had with her counterparts at the G20 Summit in Argentina on a ceasefire in Yemen.
Keith Vaz: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what assessment he has made of the effect of the WTO reforms proposed at the G20 summit in Argentina on UK trade with the EU after the UK leaves the EU.
Keith Vaz: To ask the Attorney General, whether a suicide note is classified as a legal document.
Keith Vaz: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the number of suicides in England and Wales in (a) 2015, (b) 2016, (c) 2017 and (d) 2018.
Keith Vaz: May I pursue another point raised by my right hon. Friend the Member for Knowsley (Mr Howarth)? I understand that the NHS is still paying providers, even though people do not turn up. That is a big problem. We need to look at the providers. There is a reason why people do not turn up. We need to change the system in order to make them more able to do so.
Keith Vaz: It is an honour to follow my right hon. Friend the Member for Knowsley (Mr Howarth), who has been an hon. Friend for almost 30 years and is a great champion for those with diabetes, in particular type 1 diabetes. I declare an interest, as a type 2 bordering on type 1 diabetic. The usual suspects are here, including my hon. Friend the Member for Heywood and Middleton (Liz McInnes) and the...
Keith Vaz: Indeed. Before anyone else jumps up with another name, I include all diabetics in what I am saying. The Prime Minister and others such as myself talk about diabetes, and we are not cowering in corners; we are debating it openly. Because of technological advances, we are able to do our jobs and continue with our lives in a way that was not possible when diabetes was first discovered 100 years...
Keith Vaz: Of course. There is the possibility of doing that—as we do with cancer, for example, which is a much more emotive illness. Of course, people can die from diabetes complications. My mother died from diabetes complications. What I am noticing from the correspondence that I get as chair of the all-party group is that people are writing to say that their relatives have died of diabetes...
Keith Vaz: Will my right hon. Friend give way?
Keith Vaz: I congratulate my right hon. Friend on securing the debate and on being a champion for those with diabetes throughout his parliamentary career. Can I take him back to the issue of structured education, which is one of the great pillars of diabetes care? We do not do it well enough and we do not give those with type 1 diabetes enough support. Does he agree that it is important to ensure that...
Keith Vaz: My hon. Friend is making a powerful speech, and I agree with everything he has said. There is one other aspect that I am sure he as a constituency MP, like me and others, has faced, which is the delays experienced by our constituents in the immigration tribunal, some having to wait up to two years for a decision on whether they can bring spouses into the country. Does he agree that the...
Keith Vaz: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many UK citizens are imprisoned in the United Arab Emirates.
Keith Vaz: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to table a new resolution on Yemen to the Security Council of the UN.
Keith Vaz: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that access to justice is maintained after the implementation period of the Withdrawal Agreement.
Keith Vaz: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people are registered as missing in the UK.