Daisy Cooper: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that organisations representing ethnic minority communities are involved in designing services for people living with dementia.
Daisy Cooper: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether the Government plans to include proposals in the planned Bill of Rights to end the common interpretation of religious protections that includes humanism.
Daisy Cooper: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps the Government plans to take in relation to the three UK registered companies listed in UN document HRC_43_71.
Daisy Cooper: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will make it his policy to allow local authorities to introduce plastic bottle deposit schemes in advance of the Government's planned roll-out of such a scheme in 2023.
Daisy Cooper: At the start of this year the Government announced £50 million to create some new dentistry appointments, but that money resulted in exactly zero new appointments in my constituency. I wrote to every single dental practice in my constituency and they said that was because the funding offer was too limited in scope and time and they were given only a week to reply. On 25 April, I wrote to...
Daisy Cooper: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 1 June 2022 to Question 6921 on Homes for Ukraine Scheme, notwithstanding the availability of the MPs Urgent Enquiries email inbox and the Portcullis House walk-in hub, what the average call wait time was until calls were answered in the latest period for which data is available.
Daisy Cooper: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of introducing a scheme to allow companies to offer employees fuel bank vouchers, as a trivial benefit for tax purposes.
Daisy Cooper: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many patients have attended a long-covid clinic; and how many of those patients have been attended to by phone appointment only.
Daisy Cooper: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of extending the rollout of a fourth covid-19 vaccine to the general public.
Daisy Cooper: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether she has had discussions with her G7 counterparts on jointly contributing US$600 million annually for water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities in the least developed countries, as called for by WaterAid.
Daisy Cooper: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will make it his policy to require upper tier local authorities and clinical commissioning groups to provide parents of children with special educational needs or disabilities with a list of potential sources of financial support to which they might be entitled.
Daisy Cooper: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will make it his policy to (a) require local authorities to ask parents who request an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) form whether or not English is their first language and (b) offer additional language support to parents throughout the EHCP process.
Daisy Cooper: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will publish the (a) shortest, (b) average and (c) longest period of time between a pre-tribunal settlement for education, health and care provision being agreed and a settlement order being signed for each upper tier local authority.
Daisy Cooper: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many civil servants retired from central Government departments between 1 March 2020 and 1 March 2022; and of those how many had worked in the civil service for 20 consecutive years or more, broken down by Government department.
Daisy Cooper: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many First-tier Tribunal (Special Educational Needs and Disability) hearings that were due to be heard in the last twelve months have been cancelled, broken down by the age of each young person concerned.
Daisy Cooper: The Minister will be aware that our concern is that we should be banning those companies from allowing raw sewage into our rivers, not just asking them to reduce the amount. Where we have 2,300 hours of raw sewage discharge, reducing it by one hour does not achieve a huge amount. She has talked about the measures that she has been trying to take to encourage companies to invest, so does she...
Daisy Cooper: I have had huge frustrations with the Environment Agency in my constituency of St Albans, but I was very alarmed to receive an email from it not too long ago explaining that cuts to its budget meant that it would not be responding to a number of urgent reports from residents about various environmental issues. Is the hon. Gentleman concerned about that as well?
Daisy Cooper: I congratulate and thank the right hon. Member for Ludlow (Philip Dunne) for all his campaigning on this issue. I am pleased to have supported a number of his initiatives in this place. That said, it is extraordinary that we are still having to debate this subject—that we are having to talk about measures to prevent and reduce the discharge of raw untreated sewage into our rivers, our...
Daisy Cooper: I thank the right hon. Member for his intervention, and I think that is an exceptionally good idea. I am certainly open to any idea that effectively makes these water companies cough up to clean up the mess they have made. I would happily have a conversation with him to see how we can advance such a suggestion. In addition, I would like the Government to add members of local environmental...
Daisy Cooper: I thank the right hon. Member for that intervention. I was not aware of that, and I am grateful to him for informing me. On the River Ver in St Albans, a number of our river wardens have taken part in a citizen science project in which they are regularly involved in testing the quality of the water, so I am sure many of them would be keen to take part and observe that particular set of data....