William Wragg: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent discussions he has had with the Home Secretary on steps to remove foreign national offenders from UK prisons to their home countries.
William Wragg: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps his Department is taking to improve prisons' engagement with employers; and if he will make a statement.
William Wragg: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to reduce variations in mental health spending and services between clinical commissioning groups.
William Wragg: What plans he has to strengthen Britain’s defence attaché network.
William Wragg: I thank the Minister for that reply. It is critical that we continue to be vigilant about the security threat coming from Russia. Will he ensure that there are sufficient numbers of defence attachés in the Baltic states, central Europe and, in particular, Ukraine and Poland to provide the analysis and expertise required to understand fully the security and defence dynamics of the region?
William Wragg: It is a pleasure to follow that Ciceronian example of oratory from my hon. Friend the Member for Somerton and Frome (David Warburton). I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for North Wiltshire (Mr Gray) and the hon. Member for Washington and Sunderland West (Mrs Hodgson) on their work. I wish to address a point that I feel has been somewhat overlooked: these proposals represent the thin...
William Wragg: My hon. Friend raises a number of interesting points, although whether we should print the deliberations of statutory instrument Committees on vellum is a moot point. I simply warn about this digital dark age that will soon be sweeping over us. We should resist the change and hold on to an established, prestigious, and time-tested physical form of record storage—the premier form of record...
William Wragg: I am hugely disappointed. I wonder whether I would be able to ask the fine procurer of vellum in the constituency of the Under-Secretary of State for Defence, my hon. Friend the Member for Milton Keynes North (Mark Lancaster), to print the Act. I would be happier to forgo the honour of having my Act of Parliament printed on vellum if I knew that future Acts would be printed on vellum.
William Wragg: I am grateful for that helpful intervention from the hon. Lady, who is extremely learned in these matters. In conclusion, I say to the House that our predecessors in this Chamber resisted the change proposed by the other place in 1999, and I urge Members to do so again today.
William Wragg: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department is taking to encourage corporate sponsorship of the arts at a local level.
William Wragg: I am delighted to support this Humble Address on this splendid day, celebrating the landmark 90th birthday of our beloved Queen Elizabeth. It is also an historic day on which we celebrate the life, achievements, service and dedication of our Queen, who is both Britain’s oldest and longest reigning monarch, two records that she continues to extend with each passing day, which I, for one,...
William Wragg: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 12 April 2016 to Question (32664) what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of child benefit payments paid to non-UK citizens in each year since 2010-11.
William Wragg: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate she has made of the number of children in households whose income is below the threshold for receiving free school meals; and how many such children have at least one parent who is a national from another EEA member state.
William Wragg: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many nationals of other EEA member states migrated to the UK with dependants of school age in each of the last 10 years; and how many school-aged dependants of other EEA member states have lived in the UK in each of the last 10 years.
William Wragg: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effect on demand for GP surgery places of immigration (a) in general and (b) from nationals of other EEA countries in each of the last 10 years.
William Wragg: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department has undertaken or commissioned research on the effect on NHS services of immigration (a) in general and (b) from nationals of other EEA countries.
William Wragg: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she last had discussions with (a) her EU counterparts and (b) the European Commission on new measures to restrict migration from EU nationals into the UK.
William Wragg: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent estimate he has made of the level of (a) EU and (b) non-EU migration into the UK in each of the last 10 years.
William Wragg: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many EEA nationals living in the UK have resided in the UK for (a) less than three months, (b) three to six months, (c) six to 12 months, (d) one to two years, (e) two to three years, (f) three to four years, (g) four to five years and (h) longer than five years.
William Wragg: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many people from other EEA member states settled in (a) the UK, (b) England, (c) Scotland, (d) Wales and (e) Northern Ireland (i) before and (ii) since 1 January 2004.