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Written Answers — Home Office: Counter-terrorism (19 Aug 2016)

Ben Wallace: ...with EU Member States on security and policing in order to combat terrorism will continue to be a UK priority, and key partners have confirmed their commitment to continue to work closely in an area where the UK has played a key role in advancing European capability. As part of the exit negotiations, we will need to consider the full range of options to ensure effective cooperation after...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Departmental Responsibilities (15 Aug 2016)

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town: ...Her Majesty’s Government whether the new Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy will continue to lead on consumer affairs; and if so, which minister has responsibility for that area.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Renewable Energy: Feed-in Tariffs (12 Aug 2016)

Jesse Norman: ...improvement of accreditation processes and works with applicants to get applications approved as quickly as possible. In order to accomplish this Ofgem has now doubled the level of staffing in this area and made process improvements.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: River Helford: Fish Farming (4 Aug 2016)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...Act 1967 exists to encourage the setting up and management of private and natural fisheries through Several and Regulating Orders, which grant exclusive fishing or management rights within a designated area.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Foreign Students: European Economic Area (2 Aug 2016)

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she is taking to safeguard the status of UK nationals studying in other member states of the EEA as a result of the outcome of the referendum on the UK's membership of the EU.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Green Belt (2 Aug 2016)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: ...(see below) that have adopted new Green Belt boundaries in the last five years will be placed in the Library of the House. This includes an estimate of the increase or decrease in Green Belt area in each case. Over the last five years the area of Green Belt nationally decreased by 0.2 per cent , and overall the Green Belt is larger than it was in 1997 if we disregard land re-classified as...

Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Biometrics (29 Jul 2016)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...image can be used to help identify individuals to a high degree of probability, this is dependent on (a) quality of the biometric and (b) quality of the algorithm, which is rapidly developing in this area. There are no common standards for digital facial images, but we generally use ICAO standards for passport and immigration purposes. We will publish a Biometrics Strategy covering our use...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Electrical Safety (28 Jul 2016)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: ...power into the Housing and Planning Act 2016, allowing regulations to protect private sector tenants from electrical hazards in the home to be set at a later date. This is a highly technical area and we need to explore appropriate options with relevant experts in the sector to test the most effective approach. My Department intends to set up a working group to identify what, if any,...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Commonwealth (28 Jul 2016)

Baroness Anelay of St Johns: ...and resolving conflicts between member states, including through the Secretariat and the Good Offices of the Secretary-General. We welcome the work already done by the Secretary-General in this area, most recently her appointment of a Special Envoy to strengthen multi-party democracy towards inclusive presidential elections in the Maldives in 2018. We will work closely with Patricia...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Food (27 Jul 2016)

Robin Walker: We continue to receive views across the range of the Department’s responsibilities following the outcome of the EU Referendum. Defra will be working on our future policies in this area, liaising closely with other key departments on future support for agriculture, animal welfare, and the food and drink industry. The Government will work with industry and the public to develop these new...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Crime: Victims and Witnesses (27 Jul 2016)

Phillip Lee: ...are currently taking the views of Police and Crime Commissioners and other stakeholders and will provide advice to me in due course for consideration of any potential for further devolution in this area.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Level Crossings (27 Jul 2016)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: The Department for Transport is close to finalising its response to the Law Commission’s recommendations on the reform of level crossing legislation. This is a complex area and it has been necessary to explore all the available options in detail. Whilst this has taken time, I am confident that we will be able to come forward with proposals for a cohesive package of improvements shortly.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Babies (26 Jul 2016)

Nick Gibb: The Department for Education’s main office in London has a facility for both nursing mothers and baby changing. This room is clearly signed as a baby changing area and contains a baby changing fold down work top, wipes, and chairs for nursing mothers to sit comfortably. Other Department sites in Coventry, Darlington, Manchester and Sheffield also have a room available for use by...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: East of England (26 Jul 2016)

Gavin Barwell: ...Parliamentary Constituency nil Suffolk 4,258,400 East of England 81,464,427 *This data is not aggregated by constituency, and is provided instead for the St Edmundsbury Borough Council local authority area.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Mayors (26 Jul 2016)

David Anderson: ..., pursuant to the Oral Answer of 18 July 2016, HC Deb, Official Report, column 538, whether it is the Government's policy not to impose a devolution deal that includes an elected mayor on any area that does not want an elected mayor.

Written Answers — Department of Health: NHS: Sustainable Development (26 Jul 2016)

Helen Jones: ...ensure that (a) hon. Members, (b) members of the local authority and (c) the public are consulted about the sustainability and transformation plans being developed for Warrington and its surrounding area.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Doctors: Migrant Workers (26 Jul 2016)

Lord Prior of Brampton: In June 2014 the General Medical Council (GMC) was given powers to carry out proportionate language controls on all applicants from the European Economic Area (EEA) to ensure that doctors have the necessary English language skills to practise safely in the United Kingdom. In addition the GMC was given powers to take fitness to practise action if a doctor working in the UK has insufficient...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Starter Home Initiative (25 Jul 2016)

Gavin Barwell: ...alongside existing housing types from early 2017. We have also included provisions in the Housing and Planning Act 2016 for local planning authorities to report on starter homes delivery in their area and make this publicly available. This could be combined with their existing requirement to report on delivery of affordable housing through their Authority Monitoring Report. We have...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Affordable Housing: Calderdale (25 Jul 2016)

Gavin Barwell: The department publishes statistics on affordable housing supply in each English local authority area in Live Table 1008, which is available to download from les-on-affordable-housing-supply

Written Answers — Department of Health: HIV Infection: Diagnosis (25 Jul 2016)

Stuart Andrew: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many adults were newly diagnosed with HIV in (a) England, (b) each parliamentary constituency and (c) each local authority area in the most recent year for which figures are available.

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