Written answers

Monday, 9 September 2013

  • Home Department

    • Cumbria Constabulary

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department on how many occasions she or Ministers of her Department have corresponded with (a) the police and crime commissioner for Cumbria and (b) the...

    • Domestic Violence: Barnsley

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what proportion of domestic abuse cases in Barnsley were referred by the police to the Crown Prosecution Service in (a) 2010, (b) 2011 and...

      Firearms: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many revoked shotgun and firearms licences have been returned at a later date from 2010 to 2013.

      Firearms: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many firearms and shotgun certificates have been refused in (a) 2013, (b) 2012, (c) 2011 and (d) 2010; and how many have been revoked.

      Homicide: Reoffenders

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many convicted murderers have gone on to murder again following their release in each of the last 10 years.

      Publications

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many reports produced by her Department have been redacted for (a) reasons of national security and (b) other reasons in each year since 2010.

      West Midlands Police

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department with reference to the spending review 2013, what the change in the budget for West Midlands police authority has been in 2013-14; and what...

  • Attorney-General

    • Euthanasia

      To ask the Attorney-General what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies on assisted suicide of the Court of Appeal's judgment in July 2013 on the case brought by Paul Lamb...

  • House of Commons Commission

    • Disability

      To ask the hon. Member for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross, representing the House of Commons Commission, what plans the Commission has to ensure the provision of facilities to allow large...

  • Prime Minister

    • Honours

      To ask the Prime Minister how many (a) peerages, (b) knighthoods and (c) damehoods have been awarded principally for services to the NHS in each of the last five years.

    • Iraq Committee of Inquiry

      To ask the Prime Minister pursuant to his answer of 28 January 2013, Official Report, column 547W, and to the letter sent by Sir John Chilcot to him on 15 July 2013, whether the Chilcot Inquiry...

      Members: Security

      To ask the Prime Minister whether public expenditure is fully taken into account in respect of the funds involved in the protection of his person while in the House.

  • Health

    • Antibiotics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what consideration has been given to the Danish VetStat model of collection of data on antimicrobial use on farms in the development of his Department's...

    • Antibiotics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what consideration has been given to the Danish model of regulation of antimicrobial use in food-producing animals in the development of his Department's...

      Atrial Fibrillation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what discussions his Department has had with NHS England on the inclusion of new outcomes indicators for atrial fibrillation in the NHS Outcomes Framework...

      Eyesight: Testing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make it his policy to automatically include a free eye test and ophthalmic equipment for people who already hold a valid prescription exemption...

      Meningitis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what the cost to the public purse was of claims settled through the NHS Litigation Authority relating to (a) meningococcal meningitis and (b)...

      Meningitis: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health for what reason the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation has released an interim position statement to not recommend a meningococcal B...

      NHS: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what benefits the NHS offers under disability leave; and which NHS trusts offer disability leave.

      Nurses: Foreign Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many overseas nationals were registered as a nurse in the NHS in each of the last five years.

      Tobacco: Packaging

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what evidence-based research his Department has considered in developing its policy on standardised packaging of cigarettes; and what conclusions he has...

      Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment his Department has made of the extent to which the current method of evaluation of vaccines in the UK fully captures the lifetime benefits...

  • Transport

    • Airports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment he has made of the implications for his policy on airport capacity of the ruling of the Supreme Court of 1 May 2013 on ClientEarth v....

    • Driving Offences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many untraced driver agreement applications rejected by the Motor Insurers' Bureau have subsequently been overturned by an arbitrator at appeal...

      Motor Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what his policy is on the road tax payable by foreign vehicles; and if he will make a statement.

      Motor Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how the Government monitors foreign cars entering the UK.

      Motor Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how the Government is able to calculate when a foreign vehicle is liable to begin paying road tax.

      Railways: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much from the public purse was received by (a) British Rail and (b) each other rail company in the UK in each year since 1983.

      Rescue Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport on how many occasions both the Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre, Belfast, and the Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre, Stornoway, were staffed at...

      Rescue Services: Belfast

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport on how many occasions the Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre, Belfast, was staffed at below risk-assessed levels in (a) July 2013 and (b) August 2013.

      Rescue Services: Liverpool

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport on how many occasions the Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre, Liverpool, was staffed at below risk-assessed levels in (a) July 2013 and (b) August 2013.

      Rescue Services: Stornoway

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport on how many occasions the Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre, Stornoway, was staffed at below risk-assessed levels in (a) July 2013 and (b) August 2013.

      Roads: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what estimate he has made of the average level of per capita funding provided for road maintenance to local authorities in each English region.

  • Treasury

    • Bank Services

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the effect on the seven day switching service of new anti-money laundering requirements.

    • Bank Services: Internet

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what discussions has he had with the banking industry about the difficulties faced by some people in opening internet banking accounts in mobile not spot...

      Commission on Devolution in Wales

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he plans to respond to the Commission on Devolution in Wales.

      Credit: Interest Rates

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps he plans to take to reduce the number of people using high interest lenders.

      Crown Lands and Estates: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much income has been received in respect of the marine land owned by the Crown Estate around Northern Ireland in the most recent financial year; and how...

      Excise Duties: Fuels

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the effects of fuel duty levels on people living in rural areas.

      Financial Services

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what plans he has to extend the review of simplified financial products to investment vehicles.

      Fuels: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps she is taking to address the increased cost of fuel in Northern Ireland.

      Income Tax: Pensioners

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much revenue the Exchequer has raised through income tax from pensioners in each of the last five years.

      Pay

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he has set a target for the increase of real wages in the UK.

      Tax Allowances: Dentistry

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will consider making provision for tax relief for dental nurses on the cost of compulsory continuing professional development; and if he will make a...

      Taxation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment his Department has made of and what representations he has received on the effects of retrospective legislation and section 58(4) of the...

      Ulster Bank

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what recent discussions he has had with representatives of the Royal Bank of Scotland on the future of Ulster Bank.

  • Work and Pensions

    • Children: Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many Child Support Agency reassessments were carried out as a result of parents who are members of the armed forces being posted overseas...

    • Food Banks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what discussions his Department has had with the Trussell Trust about the growth in demand for food banks; and if he will make a statement.

      Food Banks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will make it his policy that Jobcentre Plus records the number of referrals they make to food banks; and if he will make a statement.

      Jobcentre Plus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) what procedures Jobcentre Plus follows to refer ex-service personnel to veterans' charities for additional help and support; (2) what...

      Social Security Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people are currently in receipt of (a) universal credit and (b) any working age benefit.

      Social Security Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions for how long claimants moved on to managed payments as a result of eight weeks' arrears will remain on that scheme before returning to direct...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions which components of the universal credit IT system are being implemented using (a) agile and (b) waterfall software development techniques.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) when he expects universal credit to be paid through all Jobcentre Plus offices in the city of Edinburgh; (2) when he expects universal...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of the potential effect on youth unemployment of the introduction of housing costs contributions under universal credit.

      Winter Fuel Payments: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions which French tropical overseas territories were included in his Department's average temperature calculations in respect of winter fuel...

      Work Capability Assessment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) what his most recent assessment is of the quality of work capability assessments undertaken on behalf of his Department; (2) how he...

  • Defence

    • Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) what plans his Department has for the future of the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme; (2) who took the decision to reorganise the Armed Forces...

    • Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much has been spent by (a) his Department, (b) sponsoring organisations and (c) other contributors on promoting the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme...

      Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence on what date his Department decided to request that the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme be taken under the umbrella of the Industry and Parliament...

      Defence: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence with reference to the contribution of the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State of 16 July 2013, Official Report, column 1015, for what reasons the...

      Defence: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether cross-Government approvals were received prior to the invitation to negotiate specific to the proposal for a Government-Owned Contractor-Operated...

      Military Exercises

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what assets and how many personnel took part in Exercise Brilliant Arrow 2013; and what the cost to the public purse was of this exercise.

      Military Exercises

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what assets and how many personnel will take part in Exercise Steadfast Jazz 2013; and what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of this...

      RAF Northolt

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what estimate he has made of the extra total revenue his Department will receive as a result of the increase in civilian commercial movements at RAF...

      RAF Northolt

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) if he will publish an impact assessment of the decision to increase the number of civilian commercial movements at RAF Northolt over the next three...

      Reserve Forces

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many new Army reservists were recruited in the first quarter of 2013-14; what recruitment target was set for that period; how many Army reservists...

      Trident

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what assessment he has made of the cost to the public purse of the Trident Alternatives Review.

      Usa

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the answer of 15 July 2013, Official Report, column 506W, on USA, what information his Department holds on such casualties.

  • Northern Ireland

    • Bovine Tuberculosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what plans the Government has to extend badger cull trials to Northern Ireland.

    • World Police and Fire Games 2013

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the cost to the public purse was of hosting the World Police and Fire Games in Belfast in August 2013.

  • Communities and Local Government

    • Fire Services: Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if he will calculate by how much, under the proposed Fire Fighters' Pension Scheme: Proposed Final Agreement, a fire fighter in...

    • Housing: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much of his Department's capital budget has (a) been spent on (i) housing and (ii) affordable housing in each financial year...

      Non-domestic Rates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the outcome was of his visit to Sevenoaks Town Council on 22 June 2013 was; what assessment he has made of the calls from...

      Non-domestic Rates: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many businesses in (a) London, (b) Hounslow borough and (c) Brentford and Isleworth constituency have used the small...

      Public Houses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what steps his Department is taking to make communities aware of the Community Right to Bid as a way of protecting local pubs...

      Right to Buy Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many homes were purchased under the right to buy in (a) South Shields, (b) the North East and (c) the UK in each year since...

      Wind Power: Planning Permission

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer of 10 July 2013, Official Report, column 288W, on wind power: planning permission, when he intends to...

  • International Development

    • Developing Countries: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development if she will make it her policy that publicly led and financed health systems should be a priority in international discussions on the...

    • Syria

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what plans she has in the immediate term to increase the amount of UK humanitarian aid to those affected by the civil war in Syria.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

    • Arms Trade: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what his policy is on assessing the human rights record of countries before permitting arms exports from the UK to those countries.

    • Gibraltar

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent assessment he has made of the policy of the Spanish government towards Gibraltarians.

      Iraq: Iran

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what reports he has received on the massacre of 52 unarmed civilians at camp Ashraf in Iraq on 1 September 2013; what...

      Iraq: Iran

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent reports he has received on the wellbeing of hostages Vajiheh Karbalaie, Mahboobeth Lashkari, Fatemeh Sakhaie,...

      Middle East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the effect on the revised Israeli-Palestinian dialogue of the growing insurgency in the Sinai...

      Middle East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs with reference to the Answer to Baroness Tonge of 30 July 2013, Official Report, House of Lords, column 294WA, on Palestine,...

      Occupied Territories

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what reports he has received on the number of (a) lawful and (b) unlawful refusals of Palestinian requests for building permits...

      Occupied Territories

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many new housing units have been (a) announced and (b) approved in settlements in East Jerusalem and the Occupied...

  • Justice

    • British Transport Police

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) what proportion of cases brought to court on behalf of the British Transport Police in the last three years were against people with a disability;...

    • Community Justice Centres: Liverpool

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) what assessment he has carried out of the work undertaken by the North Liverpool Community Justice Centre; (2) what assessment he has made of the...

      Courts: Bishop Auckland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what (a) financial savings have been made and (b) job reductions have taken place as a result of the closure of the (i) magistrates' court and (ii)...

  • Education

    • Care System

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education if his Department will publish a strategy setting out plans for children in the care system; and if he will make a statement.

    • Apprenticeships

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what steps he is taking to improve the quality of apprenticeships.

      Pupil Progression

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what representations he has received about year 12 pupils not being allowed to progress to year 13 because of standards set by schools above a pass grade.

      Child Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what plans his Department has for child care; and if he will make a statement.

      Holiday Child Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what estimate he has made of changes in the cost of holiday child care provision since 2010.

      Technical Qualifications

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education when the proposed tech levels and technical baccalaureate will be introduced; and if he will make a statement.

      Schools Commissioner

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what plans he has to review the responsibilities of and lines of accountability for the role of Schools Commissioner.

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education What steps he plans to take to achieve fairer funding of schools.

      Young People: Unemployment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many 16 to 18 year olds in Pendle were not in education, employment or training in each of the last five years.

  • Energy and Climate Change

    • Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what the total cost to the consumer has been of energy and environment policies funded by levies on energy companies in each year since...

    • Fracking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what assessment has been made of the amount of radium that will be released from drill cuttings at each platform used to released gas...

      Fracking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what recent assessment he has made of the safety of fracking and the risk of contamination of groundwater; and if he will make a statement.

      Nuclear Power: Japan

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what his policy is on establishing an international taskforce to deal with the safety of the nuclear plant at Fukushima.

      Nuclear Power: Japan

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what discussions he has had with his counterpart in Japan on recent reports relating to the nuclear plant at Fukushima.

      Wind Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many employees in the wind turbine industry in the (a) UK and (b) EU have lost their jobs in the last 12 months for which figures...

      Wind Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how much subsidy his Department has supplied for each job created in the UK wind turbine industry in the last 12 months for which...

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs

    • Birds

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what statistics his Department collects on the species for which general licences for killing or taking birds are issued.

    • Birds

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on how many occasions Natural England has issued general licences to kill or take birds for the purposes of preserving public...

      Fisheries: Western Sahara

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what proportion of the money paid by the EU for fishing opportunities in the waters off Western Sahara will be paid to...

      Flood Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs pursuant to the answer of 10 July 2013, Official Report, columns 272-73W, on flood control, what those statistics are in real...

      Flood Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (1) what formula his Department uses to calculate the Flood and Coastal Risk Management grant in aid for agricultural land;...

      Fracking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment he has made of the effect on (a) the environment, (b) house prices and (c) the quality of life of fracking.

      Fracking: North Yorkshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what representations he has received and what discussions he has had with regard to fracking in North Yorkshire.

      National Wildlife Crime Unit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs pursuant to the answer of 9 July 2013, Official Report, column 122W, on nature conservation: crime, (1) what organisations...

      Nature Conservation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what considerations he has given to reducing the multiple used to determine the amount of land required for habitat...

      Tyres: Waste Disposal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if he will make it his policy to work with other EU member states to remove the green-listed status of waste tyres in order...

  • Culture Media and Sport

    • Betting Shops

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what discussions she has had with the Safe Bet Alliance on safety issues relating to betting shops.

    • Betting Shops

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (1) what steps she plans to take to ensure the safety of staff and customers in betting shops; (2) what recent discussions she has...

      Betting Shops

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government on the clustering of betting shops.

      Billing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many creditors to her Department owed more than £10,000 remained unpaid for more than (a) 30 days, (b) 45 days, (c) 60 days,...

      Broadcasting

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (1) what steps she is taking to support the programme making and special events industry; and if she will make a statement; (2) what...

      Broadcasting

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what assessment her Department has made of the role that the programme making and special events sector plays in supporting the creative...

      Conditions of Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many staff (a) directly employed and (b) indirectly employed through other companies by her Department were employed on zero-hours...

      Cultural Heritage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will make an assessment of the contribution of heritage sites in (a) the south-west, (b) east midlands and (c) Yorkshire to the...

      Design

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much her Department has spent on design of (a) logos, (b) buildings, (c) advertising, (d) stationery and (e) campaigns in the last...

  • Business, Innovation and Skills

    • Arms Trade: Egypt

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many of the UK's arms export licences to Egypt have been revoked, suspended or reviewed since 3 July 2013; how many such...

    • Business: Government Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many officials of his Department are working on the delivery of the Growth Accelerator programme; and at which office are...

      Business: Government Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what proportion of firms participating in the GrowthAccelerator scheme were existing clients of (a) lead contractors, (b) coaches...

      Business: Government Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many businesses with (a) up to four employees, (b) five to 49 employees and (c) between 50 and 249 employees are...

      Business: Government Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many businesses with (a) up to four employees, (b) five to 49 employees and (c) between 50 and 249 employees (i) were found...

      Business: Government Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what evaluation he plans to carry out of the GrowthAccelerator scheme and its delivery; by what date this will be completed; and...

      Exports: Syria

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills at what level of approval the final decision to grant an export licence of sodium fluoride and potassium fluoride to Syria in...

      Exports: Syria

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what volumes of (a) sodium fluoride and (b) potassium fluoride were authorised for export to Syria on 17 and 18 January 2012.

      Exports: Syria

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what (a) intelligence referred to in the letter to the Prime Minister from the Chair of the Joint Intelligence Committee of 29...

      Foreign Investment in UK

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what the level of foreign inward investment into the UK was in each of the last 30 years.

      Imports: Ethiopia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what information his Department holds on the cash value of different types of goods imported from Ethiopia to the UK.

      Minimum Wage: Yorkshire and the Humber

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many people in (a) Barnsley and (b) South Yorkshire who are in full-time work earn below the living wage.

      Royal Mail

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills pursuant to the answer of 10 July 2013, Official Report, column 342W, on Royal Mail, if he will provide more specific information...

      Students: Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what estimate he has made of the potential value to the public purse of raising interest rates on existing student loans.

  • Women and Equalities

    • Mothers: Employment

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities what steps she is taking to make it easier for women to return to work following the birth of a child.

    • Mothers: Employment

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities what recent discussions she has had with representatives of managers on the contribution of women returning to the workplace after pregnancy.

      Mothers: Employment

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities what research she has (a) commissioned and (b) evaluated on the comparative ability of (i) women who have given birth to a child and (ii) men to...

  • Cabinet Office

    • Charities: Pay

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what advice his Department has given to charities on senior executive salaries.

    • Corruption

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office (1) what the resources of the Anti-Corruption Champion are; and to whom he is accountable; (2) whether the Government has a strategy to tackle...

      Electronic Government

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office (1) what steps the Government has taken to increase public awareness of official Government websites for accessing public services; (2) what...

      Historic Buildings: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office (1) how much his Department has allocated towards the refurbishment of the Mausoleum of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert to date; (2) how much his...

      Youth Services

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what plans his Department has for youth services.

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