Baroness Harris of Richmond: To ask His Majesty's Government whether they intend to bring forward the recommendations of Reforming the Fire and Rescue Service, published on 18 May 2022, to give the Chief Fire Officers the same standing in law as Chief Constables.
Caroline Lucas: ...of 26 May to Question 185775 on Asylum: Portland Port, what criteria are used to determine the appropriate space standard for the Bibby Stockholm barge; and what steps she is taking to (a) ensure fire safety and (b) allow safe evacuation of the vessel when operating at full capacity; and if she will make a statement.
Will Quince: ...legislation such as The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, and guidance and standards that specifically apply to the NHS; for example, the Health Technical Memorandum 05-01: Managing healthcare fire safety.
Alex Burghart: The Government is fully committed to constructive engagement with the Covid-19 Inquiry and has been since its establishment. Government officials and lawyers meet with the Inquiry on a regular basis, both as part of a regular series of meetings and on an ad hoc basis to discuss specific issues. We have disclosed over 55,000 documents to the Inquiry to date.
Ruth Cadbury: To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, how many chartered fire engineers there are.
Charlotte Nichols: To ask the Secretary of State for Business and Trade, what recent assessment she has made of the potential impact of fire and rehire practices on the labour market.
Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle: ...2012, (2) the Animals and Animal Products (Examination for Residues and Maximum Residue Limits) (England and Scotland) Regulations 2015, (3) the Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2013, (4) the Sea Fishing (Points for Masters of Fishing Boats) Regulations 2014, and (5) the Alien and Locally Absent Species in Aquaculture (England and Wales) Regulations 2011.
Neil Hudson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 3 July to Question 191415 on Buildings: Fires, if her Department will record the number of fires potentially caused by disposable vapes.
Ranil Jayawardena: To ask the Secretary of State for Business and Trade, what steps her Department is taking to prevent damage from deep-sea mining; and whether she has made an assessment of the potential merits of issuing moratorium on deep-sea mining.
James Heappey: ...Review Refresh was clear that NATO remains the bedrock of UK security. The UK has declared almost all of our Armed Forces to NATO, including Space and Cyber capabilities and our Continuous at Sea Deterrent. This is our strongest force commitment ever. The UK remains one of the top nations in NATO for Defence spending and contributes to every NATO mission. The UK has led the conversation on...
Lord Blencathra: To ask His Majesty's Government, following reports of recent deaths in Cambridge caused by an e-bike battery catching fire, what steps they will take to ban the importation of e-bike and e-scooter batteries which do not have the UL2271 battery certification.
Ruth Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Business and Trade, what recent assessment she has made of the potential impact of fire and rehire practices on the labour market in (a) Newport West constituency and (b) Wales.
Ian Byrne: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many vessels worked on the (a) maintenance and (b) construction of offshore wind farms on the crown estate in the latest period for which data is available; and how many and what proportion of these vessels are registered in the UK.
Mark Spencer: ...is a cross-Defra effort led by a central co-ordinating team supported by teams from across the department’s five directorates including the department’s specialist policy leads, analysts and lawyers covering all of Defra's policy areas. In addition to Defra’s internal efforts, external lawyers have now been appointed to support cross-Government on delivery of the REUL programme.
Lord Naseby: To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to persuade foreign developers to contribute to fix cladding issues identified following the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017.
Karl Turner: To ask the Secretary of State for Business and Trade, what guidance her Department issues on the domestic employment laws applicable to (a) seafarers and (b) other workers carrying out work on offshore wind farms designated by the Renewable Energy Zone (Designation of Area) Order 2004.
Adam Holloway: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police forces have suspended the grant of new fire arms certificates.
Andrew Mitchell: The UK have noted the late proposal of the agenda item from France, Chile, Palau, and Vanuatu at the Assembly meeting of the 28th Session of the International Seabed Authority and are currently considering the UK position. The UK has committed not to sponsor or support the issuing of any exploitation licences for deep-sea mining projects unless and until there is sufficient scientific...
Karl Turner: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the sale of 2.4GW of UK offshore windfarm assets by Macquarie Asset Management to Macquarie Group Limited in April 2023.
Karl Turner: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, if he will hold discussions with Cabinet colleagues on the recommendations made in the Offshore Wind Industry Council’s Offshore Wind Skills Intelligence Report 2023.