Mark Logan: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his Japanese counterpart on reviving the Black Sea grain initiative.
Mike Amesbury: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an estimate of the total income his Department expects to receive from VAT payable on (a) cladding and (b) other building safety remediation projects carried out between June 2017 to June 2023.
Zarah Sultana: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to her Department's factsheet: asylum accommodation on a vessel in Portland Port, updated on 25 August 2023, what fire safety standards she has applied to the Bibby Stockholm; and to which industry standards the factsheet refers.
Catherine West: ...Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent discussions she has had with representatives of the water industry on reducing the discharge of sewage into (a) rivers, (b) seas and (c) lakes.
Matthew Offord: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to publish her Department's response to the consultation on the white paper on Reforming Our Fire and Rescue Service, CP 670, which was published in May 2022.
Chris Philp: ...the detainee may have. The detainee may, at the custody officer’s discretion, have meals supplied by their family or friends at their expense. His Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services’ (HMICFRS) inspects police custody facilities to ensure standards are maintained. HMICFRS sets out clear expectations that healthcare information is recorded on custody...
Peter Gibson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made with the Chancellor of the Exchequer of the contribution of the sea going passenger cruise industry to the economy.
Matt Vickers: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, what steps her Department is taking to encourage developers to purchase off-shore wind contracts.
Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department is taking steps to help the London Fire Brigade with tackle future wild fires on Green Belt land.
Lee Rowley: The Department has a range of guidance on the subject of fire remediation; guidance on the obligations on building owners under the Building Safety Act 2022 can be found here. Where developers or building owners are not currently funding cladding remediation, the Government has accepted funding applications for the remediation of ACM and non-ACM cladding on high-rise residential buildings...
Mark Logan: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps he is taking to support the free transit of ships carrying Ukrainian grain from Black Sea ports.
Graham Stuart: As part of the North Sea Transition Deal, the offshore oil and gas sector is developing a passport to make it easier for workers to move between oil and gas and offshore renewables. To this end, the skills body OPITO has completed the mapping of technical qualifications between the oil and gas and offshore wind sectors. Work is also underway with representatives from other energy sectors to...
Graham Stuart: ...heatwave has not yet been made. The heatwave occurred when a high-pressure system led to clear skies and warm air to be drawn north from continental Europe. Climate change has increased air and sea surface temperatures across the UK and Europe meaning that, while a specific attribution analysis has not yet been conducted for this heatwave, existing scientific evidence suggests that it is...
John Redwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, whether she has an estimate of how much CO2 was produced in the (a) manufacture and (b) installation of one gigawatt of offshore wind power within the UK in the last 12 months.
Lord Callanan: ...is leading the delivery of the target to decarbonise the electricity sector fully by 2035, subject to security of supply. A priority area of energy production for reducing emissions is North Sea oil and gas extraction. Through the North Sea Transition Deal, the sector committed to reducing emissions by 50% from 2018 to 2030, through measures including ending routine flaring and venting...
Bridget Phillipson: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether she has provided information to local fire and rescue services of schools in their area that have reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete material present.
Robert Halfon: ...through industry-expert task and finish groups to consider current and future demand for skills including for power generation, oil and gas, carbon capture, and hydrogen. Please refer to the North Sea Transition Authority for further information on the work ongoing to ensure workers in offshore oil and gas have the skills they need for the green economy, including offshore wind.
Zarah Sultana: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether there is a functioning sprinkler system on the Bibby Stockholm.
Stephanie Peacock: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how frequently the new Strategic Lawsuits against Public Participation Taskforce intends to meet.
Andrew Griffith: ...MPC at the Bank of England, as they take action to return inflation to target of 2%. Second, making difficult but responsible decisions on tax and spending so we are not adding fuel to the fire. Third, tackling some of the causes of high inflation, including by introducing the labour market package at the Spring 2023 Budget, as the relative resilience of the economy and the tightness in...