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Space Policy (18 Jul 2018)

Alex Sobel: More than 50% of UK satellite exports go into the European single market. How will the Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill and the Trade Bill, both of which we discussed this week, affect the free-flowing movement of components into and out of the single market?

Homelessness among Refugees — [Sir Henry Bellingham in the Chair] (17 Jul 2018)

Alex Sobel: While people wait for a decision, after 12 months they can apply to work but only in jobs on the shortage occupation list. Is that not one of the barriers? Should not that stipulation be dropped?

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Medical Treatments: Innovation (17 Jul 2018)

Alex Sobel: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what his policy priorities are in the Accelerated Access Pathway programme; and what the implications are of that programme for life-extending treatments.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Obesity (17 Jul 2018)

Alex Sobel: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the Government Guidance on Childhood obesity: a plan for action, updated on 20 January 2017, how funding generated from the sugar levy will be integrated into that action plan; and how such activity will be reported and monitored.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs: Hearing Impairment (17 Jul 2018)

Alex Sobel: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the 15 May 2018 report of the National Deaf Children's Society on reductions in financial support for the education of deaf children, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of that support for those children.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Carer's Allowance (17 Jul 2018)

Alex Sobel: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will make an assessment of the clarity of the wording of the underlying entitlement rules in departmental correspondence to vulnerable adults applying for carers allowance.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Rare Diseases: Medical Treatments (16 Jul 2018)

Alex Sobel: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment the Government has made of the merits of the single technology appraisal process for evaluating gene therapies for rare diseases.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Medical Treatments (16 Jul 2018)

Alex Sobel: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment the Government has made of the merits of innovative funding arrangements for new products with a high upfront one-off costs for example gene therapy and car-T therapies.

Written Answers — Treasury: Insurance: Fees and Charges (16 Jul 2018)

Alex Sobel: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the implications are for his policies of recent research showing insurers quoting higher premiums for people with names common among ethnic minorities.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: High Rise Flats: Yorkshire and the Humber (16 Jul 2018)

Alex Sobel: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how much funding will be allocated for the improvement of safety measures in tower blocks in Yorkshire and the Humber.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Private Rented Housing: Discrimination (16 Jul 2018)

Alex Sobel: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what mechanisms are in place to hold landlords to account for discrimination in the private rented sector.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Railways: Trees (16 Jul 2018)

Alex Sobel: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions he has had with (a) Network Rail and (b) the Secretary of State for Transport on Network Rail's programme to target all leaf fall trees for removal alongside its tracks.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control (16 Jul 2018)

Alex Sobel: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of badger culling on the control of bovine TB.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Plastics: Waste (16 Jul 2018)

Alex Sobel: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of plastic pollution on flora and fauna in oceans.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Arms Trade: Indonesia (16 Jul 2018)

Alex Sobel: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 123992 to Question 123992 on Indonesia: Arms Trade, whether the arms granted in the licenses to Indonesia where used in the Indonesian provinces of (a) Papua or (b) West Papua.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum (13 Jul 2018)

Alex Sobel: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will collect information on the experiences of people seeking asylum to ensure that future policy is based on the experiences of those people.

Forced Adoption in the Uk: Carillion (12 Jul 2018)

Alex Sobel: I should start by putting on the record a mistake that I made in my speech in the previous debate, when I said that it was my 100th contribution to the House. It was actually my 99th contribution, so this is my 100th contribution to the House. I made a slight miscalculation. As my hon. Friend and neighbour the Member for Leeds West (Rachel Reeves) said, the collapse of Carillion happened six...

Forced Adoption in the Uk (12 Jul 2018)

Alex Sobel: Today is the first anniversary of my maiden speech and this is my 100th contribution in this place. Giving a voice to the voiceless is a central cause that my Labour colleagues and I seek to deliver. Speaking in this debate is a most apt way for me to pursue my purpose in Parliament. I thank my hon. Friends the Members for Wirral South (Alison McGovern) and for Liverpool, West Derby (Stephen...

Eu: Future Relationship White Paper (12 Jul 2018)

Alex Sobel: Paragraph 53 of the White Paper, on page 62, states that the UK will “continue close cooperation with EU law enforcement and criminal justice agencies”, and paragraph 54 states that “the UK will respect the remit of the Court of Justice of the European Union”. How does the Secretary of State reconcile that view with his own votes? In 2012 he voted against EU...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Arthritis (12 Jul 2018)

Alex Sobel: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to people with arthritis have access to aids and adaptations to help them complete essential daily tasks.


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