Stuart Andrew: The amount spent on (a) art, (b) wine and (c) hospitality in the Wales Office for the last seven financial years is shown below: Financial Year Spend on Art Spend on Wine Spend on Hospitality 2010-11 Nil Nil Nil 2011-12 Nil Nil Nil 2012-13 Nil £232.65 Nil 2013-14 Nil £629.24 Nil 2014-15 Nil £347.29 £8,439 2015-16 Nil £668.47 Nil...
Stuart Andrew: The Wales Office provides water dispensers in its London and Cardiff offices, and does not routinely purchase bottled water. Any bottled water purchased by the department forms part of wider expenditure on catering for receptions and events. We do not hold information on the amount spent solely on bottled water.
Stuart Andrew: The Wales Office has two non-executive director board members: 1) Isobel Garner – Lead Non-Executive Director Board Member; and 2) Tom Jones – Non-Executive Director Board Member Further information is included in the Wales Office Annual Report: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/wales-office-annu al-report-2016-17-published
Stuart Andrew: Wales is a fantastic tourist destination and we must take every opportunity to highlight its attractions. Since my appointment I have spoken with Visit Britain to discuss how we can work together to promote Wales to the world and I am hoping to meet with the Welsh Government Minister for Tourism in the coming weeks.
Stuart Andrew: Wales Office ministers meet regularly with representatives of the police in Wales to discuss a range of issues. The Government recently announced the proposed police funding settlement for 2018/19 which would see an additional £450m invested across England and Wales, including around £16m direct to Welsh PCCs.
Stuart Andrew: None.
Stuart Andrew: The Wales Office is a Department with less than 50 staff and it uses larger departments for support services in areas such as facilities management. The Department does not therefore hold the information requested.
Stuart Andrew: The Wales Office is not an employer in its own right; our staff are employed under Ministry of Justice contracts. We therefore follow the carer policy commitments of the Ministry of Justice. The Wales Office offers supportive inclusive practices for staff with caring responsibilities which include special leave and flexible working options tailored to individual needs; access to a...
Stuart Andrew: None. The Wales Office does not own or lease any vehicles.
Stuart Andrew: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she is taking to ensure regional funding equality in the provision of education for children who are in hospital and requiring statutory entitlement to education.
Stuart Andrew: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether Neurosciences centres fulfil the NHS England service specification for neurological care.
Stuart Andrew: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the Government's industrial strategy on Yorkshire and the Humber.
Stuart Andrew: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the potential effect of variation of income tax rates.
Stuart Andrew: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if his Department will hold discussions with Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on patients with muscle-wasting conditions in the area and their access to neuromuscular care advice.
Stuart Andrew: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he plans to take to encourage leaders of local health and care systems to work together with local services to deliver good-quality end of life care for LGBT and other people.
Stuart Andrew: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to improve palliative and end-of-life care for LGBT people.
Stuart Andrew: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the needs of LGBT people are recognised when planning and commissioning health and social care services; and how his Department plans to monitor its progress in recognising such needs.
Stuart Andrew: To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what recent steps the Government has taken to tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying; and if she will make a statement.
Stuart Andrew: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent steps his Department has taken to support terminally ill children and their families.
Stuart Andrew: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to encourage local authorities to contribute more funding to palliative care organisations.