Written answers

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

  • Northern Ireland

    • Ministers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how much was spent on ministerial salaries in the last year for which figures are available.

    • Police Deaths on Duty

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what representations she has made to the government of the Irish Republic on the publication of the Smithwick report.

      Terrorism: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many dissident republicans have been (a) arrested and (b) convicted for terrorist acts in each of the last 12 months.

      Terrorism: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many acts of terrorism linked to Irish republican groups have been reported in each of the last 12 months.

  • Wales

    • Ministers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how much was spent on ministerial salaries in the last year for which figures are available.

  • Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority Committee

    • Members: Pay

      To ask the hon. Member for Broxbourne, representing the Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, if he will publish any briefing notes given to the media in (a)...

    • Members: Pay

      To ask the hon. Member for Broxbourne, representing the Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, when the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority Board...

      Members: Pay

      To ask the hon. Member for Broxbourne, representing the Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, which media (a) were contacted by the Independent Parliamentary...

      Members: Pay

      To ask the hon. Member for Broxbourne, representing the Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, if the Chairman and Chief Executive will prepare a briefing note...

      Members: Pay

      To ask the hon. Member for Broxbourne, representing the Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, if the Chief Executive of the Independent Parliamentary...

      Members: Pay

      To ask the hon. Member for Broxbourne, representing the Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, how much in total was spent in salary costs to all hon. Members...

  • Leader of the House

    • Ministers

      To ask the Leader of the House how much was spent on ministerial salaries in the last year for which figures are available.

  • Prime Minister

    • Food Banks

      To ask the Prime Minister which food banks he has visited since May 2010.

  • Transport

    • A4440

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what recent representations he has received on doubling the A4440 Southern Link Road.

    • Biofuels: EU Action

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answer of 16 October 2013, Official Report, column 734, what his policy is on the proposed five per cent cap on land-based biofuels in...

      Cycling: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what plans his Department has to improve road safety for cyclists in Greater London.

      Dartford-Thurrock Crossing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many times tolls have been suspended on the Lower Thames Crossing since October 2011.

      Dartford-Thurrock Crossing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many vehicles have used the Lower Thames Crossing while tolls were suspended since October 2011; and what estimate he has made of the value of the...

      Electric Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what recent assessment he has made of the rate of progress of creation of alternative fuels infrastructure for the recharging of electric vehicles in...

      Network Rail

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what length of delays on the rail network were attributable to Network Rail maintenance failures in the last year for which data are available.

      Oxford-Hereford Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what recent representations he has received on steps to decrease train times on the North Cotswold line.

      Pedestrian Crossings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) if he will estimate the number of new (a) pelican crossings and (b) puffin crossings installed on roads in (i) 2010, (ii) 2011 and (iii) 2012;...

      Railway Stations: Worcestershire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what recent representations he has received on a new Worcestershire Parkway station.

      Railways: North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what recent discussions he has had with Network Rail on increasing capacity east of Broadbottom on the Manchester to Glossop rail line.

  • Home Department

    • Animal Experiments

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment her Department has made of the independent investigation by the Medical Research Council into vivisection practices at...

    • Animal Experiments

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment she has made of the procedures used on animals at Imperial College London; and if she will make a statement.

      Antisocial Behaviour Orders: Ashfield

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people in Ashfield were prosecuted for breaches of anti-social behaviour orders in (a) 2009, (b) 2010, (c) 2011, (d) 2012 and (e)...

      Crime: Staffordshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment she has made of trends in the level of crime in (a) Cannock Chase constituency and (b) Staffordshire in each of the last five...

      Domestic Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what services providing independent domestic violence advisers received Government funding in each year since 2010; and how much each service...

      Drugs: Postal Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what controls her Department has put in place to intercept the delivery of substances controlled by the Misuse of Drugs Act at (a) postal...

      Homicide: Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people aged over 65 have been murdered in each year since 2010; and how many people have been (a) charged with and (b) convicted of...

      Human Trafficking: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 2 December 2013, Official Report, column 573W, on human trafficking: children, whether her Department plans to...

      Licensing Laws

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many early morning restriction orders have been imposed since their introduction.

      Licensing Laws

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many late night levies have been imposed since their introduction.

      Mephedrone

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the trend has been of the number of people using mephedrone since it was made a controlled drug in 2010.

      Missing People

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment she has made of the speed and methods by which missing people are traced.

      Missing People

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people of each age group and gender are currently registered as missing.

      Motorway Service Areas: Alcoholic Drinks

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what her policy is on the sale of alcohol at Government-controlled motorway service areas.

      National Crime Agency: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether she has made an assessment of the specialist capabilities of the National Crime Agency currently used by Police Scotland.

      Offences against Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what reviews have been carried out relating to child abuse involving employees or former employees of her Department; (2) what reviews...

      Refuges: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many times she has visited a women's refuge since her appointment.

      Sovereignty: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what representations her Department has received from the Scottish Government in the last 12 months on the proposed continued membership of...

      Travellers: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when she last met her European counterparts to discuss the human rights situation of the Roma in the EU.

  • Attorney-General

    • Crown Prosecution Service

      To ask the Attorney-General how many local Crown Prosecution Service offices were located in the same building as the police force for that area in each of the last 10 years.

    • Crown Prosecution Service

      To ask the Attorney-General if he will list (a) the Crown Prosecution Service offices in England and Wales that have closed since 2010, (b) the function of each such office and (c) the number of...

      Witnesses

      To ask the Attorney-General how much the Crown Prosecution Service has spent on administering witness care units in each of the last seven years.

  • Defence

    • Afghanistan and Pakistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many attacks by unmanned aerial vehicles were carried out by British armed forces in (a) Afghanistan and (b) Pakistan in the last three years.

    • Chief of Defence Materiel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the cost to the public purse has been of the (a) salary, (b) hotel costs, (c) air fares, (d) rail fares, (e) taxi fares, (f) use of official car and...

      Chief of Defence Materiel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the details were of each official overseas trip undertaken by the Chief of Defence Materiel since his appointment on 4 January 2011; and what the...

      Cybercrime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many people he plans to recruit to the new cyber defence unit; and over what period of time such recruitment will take place.

      Defence Equipment and Support

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when consultations between (a) him, (b) Ministers in his Department and (c) officials in his Department and trades unions regarding the implementation of...

      Defence Equipment and Support

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when (a) he, (b) Ministers in his Department and (c) officials in his Department have met their counterparts in the Cabinet Office and the Treasury on...

      Defence Equipment and Support

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) what employment changes will apply to (a) existing Defence Equipment and Support (DE & S) personnel and (b) staff brought into DE and S under...

      Defence Equipment and Support

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what work his Department will undertake on the development of the Defence Equipment and Support plus financial control and management systems.

      Defence Equipment and Support

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much will be saved from his Department's annual budget as a result of the Defence Equipment and Support plus proposals;

      Defence Equipment and Support

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) under what criteria the new Chief Executive of Defence Equipment and Support was appointed; (2) when the Chief of Defence Materiel will become...

      Defence Equipment and Support

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the expected length of contracts put out for tender under those areas of the Defence Equipment and Support plus model which require additional...

      Defence: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the cost to his Department has been of establishing the Government Owned, Contractor Operated procurement company to date; and if he will make a...

      Departmental Coordination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what steps his Department is taking to work better with the Department for International Development.

      Directors

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many of his Department's (a) executive and (b) non-executive board members are identified as (i) white British and (ii) of black, Asian and other...

      Military Attachés

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many military attachés were part of British diplomatic missions in (a) 1990, (b) 2000, (c) 2010 and (d) 2013.

      Military Attachés

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence to which British diplomatic missions a military attaché is currently attached.

      Ministers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much was spent on ministerial salaries in the last year for which figures are available.

      Sovereignty: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what representations his Department has received from the Scottish Government in the last 12 months on the proposed transfer of armed forces personnel in...

      Unmanned Air Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the answer of 4 September 2013, Official Report, column 401W, on unmanned aerial vehicles, how many notifications of possible civilian...

      Unmanned Air Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the answer of 4 December 2013, Official Report, column 677W, on unmanned aerial vehicles, what supporting activities are provided by his...

      Unmanned Air Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the answer of 9 December 2013, Official Report, column 70W, on unmanned aerial vehicles, which remotely piloted in-service aircraft systems...

      Unmanned Air Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the answer of 3 December 2013, Official Report, column 640W, if he will place in the Library a copy of the Information Exchange Agreement...

  • Treasury

    • Autumn Statement

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what sustainability assessment his Department carried out of the provisions in the autumn statement 2013; (2) what sustainability assessment he has...

    • EU Emissions Trading Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to table B.3 of the 2013 budget report, what forecast he has made of the annual value up to 2017-18 of EU Emission Trading System auction...

      Excise Duties: Fuels

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what recent representations he has received from people in Thirsk and Malton constituency on the rural fuel duty rebate pilot scheme; and if he will...

      Fracking

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to paragraph 1.182 of the autumn statement 2013, Cm 8747, on benefit provision in areas in which shale gas projects are undertaken, how his...

      Insurance Companies: Investment Returns

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what returns will be made to insurance company investments under the National Infrastructure Plan; and if he will make a statement.

      Motorcycles: Imports

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will suspend fines against official UK motorcycle importers arising from unforeseen consequences of the recent Notification of Vehicle Arrivals (NOVA)...

      Revenue and Customs: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many HM Revenue and Customs staff are employed in Northern Ireland.

      Smuggling: Tobacco

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate HM Revenue and Customs has made of loss of revenue as a result of cigarette smuggling into Northern Ireland in (a) 2010, (b) 2011 and (c) 2012.

      Sterling

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what his policy is on the continued use of the pound between each remaining constituent part of the UK, the Crown Dependencies and an independent Scotland;...

      Travel

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the cost of travel within the UK was for his Department in each year since 2010; and how much of this was spent on (a) hire cars, (b) helicopter hire,...

      Welfare Tax Credits

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many publicans have been in receipt of tax credits in each of the last five years.

  • International Development

    • CDC

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment her Department has made of the work of the Commonwealth Development Corporation.

    • Conflict Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how her Department has implemented the Building Stability Overseas Strategy since 2011; and if she will make a statement.

      Developing Countries: Capital Markets

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what steps she is taking to help developing countries develop their own capital markets.

      Developing Countries: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent discussions her Department has had with (a) the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, (b) the World Bank...

      Developing Countries: Tuberculosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what steps her Department is taking to tackle drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis in developing countries.

      Grants

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what grants her Department has granted in contravention of UK policy on restrictions, embargoes and sanctions since May 2010.

      Ministers

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much was spent on ministerial salaries in the last year for which figures are available.

      TradeMark Southern Africa

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much has been clawed back from sums allocated to TradeMark Southern Africa.

      TradeMark Southern Africa

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how many (a) meetings, (b) telephone calls, (c) letters and (d) other forms of communication she and her Ministers have had with...

      TradeMark Southern Africa

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much she personally gave approval to be granted to the TradeMark Southern Africa project.

      Zimbabwe

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what amount has been spent by schemes supported by her Department in Zimbabwe since May 2010.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

    • Bangladesh

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make representations to the Bangladeshi government not to proceed with the execution of Abdul Qader Mollah.

    • British Council

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent assessment he has made of the value to the UK of the British Council; and if he will make a statement.

      Conflict Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how his Department has implemented the Building Stability Overseas Strategy since 2011; and if he will make a statement.

      Food Banks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs which food banks each Minister in his Department has visited since May 2010.

      Religious Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent discussions he has had with his counterparts in (a) China, (b) Saudi Arabia and (c) Vietnam on protection of...

      Sri Lanka

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what progress he expects the Sri Lankan government to make on an independent investigation into war crimes and human rights...

      Sri Lanka

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has had with his international counterparts on (a) the text of a UN Human Rights Council resolution on Sri...

      Sri Lanka

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs with which members of the UN Human Rights Council he has discussed the case for an independent, international inquiry into the...

      Sri Lanka

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the ability and willingness of the Sri Lankan Government to conclude an independent investigation...

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs

    • Floods: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many households in each (a) parliamentary constituency and (b) local authority area have been flooded in the last three years.

    • Floods: Morecambe

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment he has made of the progress of the grant-assisted alleviation of shingle migration and flooding at Teal Bay,...

      Floods: Morecambe

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment he has made of the progress of construction of sea wall defences in the Hest Bank and Teal Bay area of Morecambe.

      Food Banks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs which food banks each Minister in his Department has visited since May 2010.

      Land Drainage: Urban Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment his Department has made of the use of sustainable urban drainage systems to support water management in urban...

      Poultry: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what steps he is taking to introduce a new system of electronic certification to facilitate the export of poultry meat and...

      Poultry: South Africa

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if he will defend the poultry industry against accusations of dumping made by the International Trade Administration...

  • Communities and Local Government

    • Affordable Housing: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many social houses were constructed in the UK in 2012-13.

    • Carbon Monoxide: Alarms

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if he will update his Department's current guidance on the responsibility of private landlords to install carbon monoxide...

      Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what assessment he has made of the potential effects of the pooling of £400 million from the New Homes Bonus within local...

      Housing Benefit: Social Rented Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if he will estimate the average cost of moving house for people who move as a consequence of the under-occupancy penalty; and if...

      Housing Benefit: Social Rented Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if he will make an assessment of the effect of the under-occupancy penalty on social cohesion in neighbourhoods in which a high...

      Housing: Merseyside

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what assessment he has made of (a) recent trends in the supply of and demand for larger properties in the Merseyside area and...

      Non-domestic Rates: Worcestershire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) how many businesses in (a) Worcester and (b) Worcestershire are in receipt of 100 per cent small business rate relief; (2)...

      Planning Permission: Hampshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many planning appeals have resulted in local authority decisions being overturned by the planning inspector in (a)...

      Private Rented Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if he will publish the evidence used by his Department in formulating its policy to require landlords to check visas of...

      Social Rented Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if he will rank each English local authority by the percentage change in the number of units of social housing since 1990.

      Social Rented Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if he will rank each English local authority by the number of social housing starts since April 2010.

      Vacant Land

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) what his policy is on the use of greenfield sites for new home building; (2) if he will review the criteria for building...

  • Business, Innovation and Skills

    • Apprentices: Hampshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many people in (a) Portsmouth South constituency and (b) Hampshire were in apprenticeships in each of the last three years.

    • Business

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent discussions he has had with his counterparts in the devolved administrations on business prospects in the different...

      Enterprise Finance Guarantee Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many (a) black-owned and (b) minority ethnic group-owned businesses in the UK have been granted an Enterprise Finance...

      Enterprise Finance Guarantee Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many female-led businesses in the UK have been granted an Enterprise Finance Guarantee loan by the Partnership banks to date.

      EU External Trade: USA

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (1) with reference to the London School of Economics report, Costs and benefits of an EU-USA Investment Protection Treaty,...

      Higher Education: Student Numbers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many students were in higher education in (a) Portsmouth South constituency and (b) Hampshire in each of the last three years.

      Job Creation: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what plans his Department has to support the creation of jobs in Greater London.

      Manufacturing Industries: Environment Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps his Department is taking to support UK Green Manufacturing.

      Manufacturing Industries: Government Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many companies have (a) been announced as being the recipient of and (b) received money related to the advanced manufacturing...

      Met Office

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what work the Met Office undertakes for foreign governments.

      Met Office

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what work the Met Office undertakes for the (a) Scottish Government, (b) Welsh Assembly Government and (c) Northern Ireland Executive.

      Regional Development Agencies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how much funding his Department allocated to development agencies in the (a) North West, (b) North East and (c) Yorkshire in (i)...

      Regional Growth Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (1) what his policy is on extending the regional growth programme beyond September 2014; (2) what funding assistance he will...

      Royal Bank of Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills on how many occasions Mr Lawrence Tomlinson has met officials from the Insolvency Service in relation to his report on RBS; and...

      Royal Bank of Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether officials from the Insolvency Service were consulted ahead of the publication of Mr Lawrence Tomlinson's report on RBS;...

      Royal Bank of Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether investigations are being carried out by the Insolvency Service into the findings of Mr Lawrence Tomlinson's report on RBS.

      Royal Bank of Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what meetings have taken place between (a) Ministers and (b) officials at his Department and staff at the Insolvency Service in...

      Science: Africa

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps he is taking to promote science skills, research and understanding in Africa.

  • Work and Pensions

    • Atos Healthcare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many medical professionals Atos is obliged to employ under its contract with his Department.

    • Atos Healthcare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what contractual penalties are in place if Atos fails to meet targets or fulfil obligations.

      Disability Living Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps he is taking to ensure that standard forms for disability living allowance applications capture an accurate portrayal of needs.

      Disability: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of changes in benefits payable to disabled children as a result of policy changes implemented in the last three years.

      Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many complaints have been made to his Department about failure to supply information in an accessible format in each of the last three years.

      Food Banks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what food banks each of the Ministers in his Department has visited since May 2010.

      Ministers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much was spent on ministerial salaries in the last year for which figures are available.

      New Enterprise Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will make the new enterprise allowance available to work programme participants.

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the average waiting time for a Capita-run health assessment for those seeking to claim Personal Independence Payment is; what procedure...

      Social Security Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) what recent assessment he has made of the effect on disabled people of the Government's welfare reform policies since 2010; (2) what...

      Social Security Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what proportion of incapacity benefit and employment and support allowance claimants waited longer than (a) one week, (b) two weeks, (c) three...

      Social Security Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the average processing times were for incapacity benefit claims in (a) each quarter of (i) 2006 and (ii) 2007 and (b) the first two...

      Unemployment: Older Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much his Department spent on training for people over the age of 50 looking for new jobs in (a) Glasgow North West constituency, (b)...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions pursuant to the answer of 9 December 2013, Official Report, columns 49-50W, on universal credit, for what reason the estimated annual saving of...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will estimate the cost to his Department of aligning the accounting treatment of profits from self-employment for the purpose of...

  • Cabinet Office

    • Electronic Government

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what assessment he has made of the use of digital government services by those on the lowest incomes and unemployed.

  • Education

    • Adoption

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what support exists for children and adoptive parents post adoption.

    • Children: Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education how much each local authority spent on child protection services per head of children receiving those services in 2012-13.

      Children: Social Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many children are in receipt of social services, by local authority in the latest period for which figures are available.

      Directors

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what role non-executive members of his Department's board play in directing the work of officials in his Department.

      Directors

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what office facilities are provided for non-executive members of his Department's board in his Department's buildings.

      Education: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what guidance he gives further education colleges on action to take if after intervention from the Education Funding Agency they receive insufficient...

      Education: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what steps he is taking to ensure that all local authorities provide sufficient funding to (a) further education, (b) sixth form colleges and (c)...

      Education: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many schools have raised concerns with (a) his Department and (b) the Education Funding Agency on the amount of funding they have received from...

      English Baccalaureate

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what estimate he has made of the proportion of pupils that will sit the EBacc at GCSE in (a) 2014 and (b) 2015.

      Foster Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many children are currently being housed with foster parents in (a) Ribble Valley constituency, (b) Lancashire and (c) the UK.

      Internet: Bullying

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what recent estimate he has made of the number of children who are being cyber-bullied in the UK; and if he will make a statement.

      Ministers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education how much was spent on ministerial salaries in the last year for which figures are available.

      Pre-school Education: Southwark

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many two year olds in the London Borough of Southwark currently receive free early education.

      Public Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education when he plans to close his Department's 2012-13 financial accounts.

      Teachers: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many teacher education places have been allocated by the National College of Teaching and Leadership for (a) each secondary subject and (b) primary...

      Youth Custody: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many hours of education or training children receive each week in (a) young offenders institutions and (b) secure training centres.

  • Health

    • Accident and Emergency Departments: Hampshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many (a) doctors and (b) nurses worked in NHS accident and emergency departments in (i) Portsmouth South constituency and (ii) Hampshire in each of...

    • Alcoholic drinks: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health when the steering group to reduce the admission of young people with alcohol dependency will next convene.

      Arthritis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what safeguards are in place to ensure that NHS commissioners comply with guidance on the treatment and care of people with rheumatoid arthritis;...

      Cancer

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to the answer of 13 May 2013, Official Report, column 38W, on cancer, what measures the Clinical Commissioning Group Outcomes Indicator Set...

      Cancer: Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what steps his Department is taking to improve one and five year cancer survival rates for older people; (2) what steps his Department is taking to...

      Care Homes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent meetings he has held with his counterparts in the devolved administrations on best practice in care homes throughout the UK.

      Deloitte

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will place in the Library copies of correspondence between Peter Coates and Deloitte MCS Limited on 5 February and 10 February 2010.

      Diabetes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what assessment his Department has made of the provision of insulin pumps for (a) adults and (b) children in each of the Clinical Commissioning...

      General Practitioners

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what 24 hour GP services operate in (a) England, (b) Greater London and (c) the London Borough of Southwark.

      Health: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will take steps to ensure that every man has a health MOT with his GP between the ages of 40 and 50.

      Hospital Beds

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent assessment he has made of the effects of reductions in local authority budgets on bed blocking in NHS hospitals.

      Hospitals: North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what plans he has for reconfiguration of acute hospital trusts providing healthcare to the populations of north Cheshire and south Merseyside.

      Meningitis: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make an assessment of the potential benefits of dispensing Bexsero under general prescription.

      MMR Vaccine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of people between 10 and 16 years old had received at least one dose of the MMR vaccine as at 31 May 2013.

      NHS Property Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what procedure will be used to appoint a new chairman of NHS Property Services.

      NHS Trust Development Authority

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many staff are employed by the NHS Trust Development Authority; which external consultants the NHS Trust Development Authority employs; and at what...

      NHS: Crime Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much funding has been allocated to NHS Protect in each year since 2005.

      NHS: Ministers of Religion

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many hospital chaplains were working in the NHS in each of the last five years.

      Nurses: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the rate of pay is of each grade of nurse working in (a) administration, (b) education and (c) clinical care in (i) England and (ii) Greater London;...

      Osteoporosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what proportion of fractures by (a) men and (b) women aged 50 or over of the (i) hip, (ii) wrist, (iii) vertebra, (iv) femur, (v) neck and (vi) knee...

      Pregnancy: Mental Illness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what progress has been made on improving the prevention and detection of perinatal mental health issues; (2) how much funding each NHS Trust and...

      Young Offenders: Mental Illness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of children in youth offender institutions suffer from mental health disorders.

  • Electoral Commission Committee

    • Elections: Voting Behaviour

      To ask the hon. Member for South West Devon, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what the turnout was in the most recent (a) general and (b) local elections in (i)...

  • Energy and Climate Change

    • Climate Change

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what the evidential basis is for his Department's statement that scientific evidence shows that extreme weather events are most...

    • Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate he has made of the potential amount of investment arising from implementation of the provisions in the Energy Bill.

      Energy Companies Obligation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate he has made of the amount by which energy companies' spending on people in fuel poverty will change over the course of...

      Energy Companies Obligation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what the average household fuel poverty gap was for the most recent period for which figures are available; and whether he expects this...

      Energy: Billing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change pursuant to his statement of 2 December 2013, Official Report, column 628, on energy bills, (a) when and (b) how the £12 rebate to...

      Energy: Company Accounts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change pursuant to the statement of 31 October 2013, Official Report, column 1096, on Annual Energy Statement, what the terms of reference of...

      Energy: Competition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate his Department has made of the market share of (a) British Gas, (b) E.ON, (c) EDF, (d) RWE npower, (e) SSE and (f)...

      Energy: Competition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change pursuant to the statement of 31 October 2013, Official Report, column 1095, if he will publish the terms of reference of the annual...

      Energy: Competition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change pursuant to the statement of 31 October 2013, Official Report, column 1095, on Annual Energy Statement, by what criteria he will assess...

      Energy: Conservation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change with reference to paragraph 1.261 of the autumn statement, what new incentives will be in the schemes to support the take-up of energy...

      Energy: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change pursuant to the answer of 28 November 2013, Official Report, column 385, on decarbonisation, what estimate his Department has made of...

      Energy: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change pursuant to his statement of 2 December 2013, Official Report, column 628, on energy bills, what the evidential basis is for the...

      Energy: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change pursuant to his statement of 2 December 2013, Official Report, column 631, on energy bills, when his Department will publish the (a)...

      Energy: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change pursuant to the answer of 9 December 2013, Official Report, column 13W, on energy: prices, for what reasons he has not held any meeting...

      Energy: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change pursuant to the answer of 9 December 2013, Official Report, column 13W, on energy: prices, how many meetings he had with the big six...

      Energy: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change pursuant to the answer of 9 December 2013, Official Report, column 13W, on energy: prices, what estimate he has made of the cost of...

      Fuel Poverty

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate his Department has made of the number of pre-payment energy customers who are in fuel poverty.

      Fuel Poverty

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate his Department has made of the (a) number and (b) proportion of off-grid gas households who are in fuel poverty.

      Fuel Poverty

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what the total spend on fuel poverty measures will be for 2013 compared to each of the last five years.

      Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change pursuant to his statement of 2 December 2013, Official Report, column 635, on energy bills, what estimate his Department has made of...

      Ministers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how much was spent on ministerial salaries in the last year for which figures are available.

      Renewable Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change pursuant to his answer of 28 November 2013, Official Report, column 386, on decarbonisation, what the evidential basis is for the...

      Warm Home Discount Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate his Department has made of how many people are eligible for the Warm Home discount core group rebate in (a) 2013-14 and...

      Warm Home Discount Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change if he will require all electricity suppliers to pay the Warm Home discount in (a) 2014 and (b) 2015.

      Warm Home Discount Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate his Department has made of the number of customers eligible for the Warm Home discount who are not customers of suppliers...

  • Justice

    • Direct Selling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what steps he is taking to tackle rogue PPI claim companies and nuisance calling by those companies.

    • HM Courts and Tribunals Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what plans he has for the future of HM Courts and Tribunals Service.

      Offenders: Rehabilitation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) when he expects to sign contracts with the community rehabilitation companies; (2) when he expects community rehabilitation companies to take over...

      Rape: Victim Support Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what services have received Government funding for rape crisis centres and helplines (a) nationally and (b) in each region in each year since 2010.

      Rape: Victim Support Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) how much of the Government's funding for rape support centres has been spent in each region in each year since 2011; (2) which domestic violence...

      Young Offender Institutions: Crimes of Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what assessment he has made of the prevalence of gang-related violence in youth offender institutions.

      Young Offenders: Rehabilitation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what steps he is taking to improve the transition of young offenders from custody back into mainstream society.

  • House of Lords

    • Anguilla

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the purpose and what were the outcomes of the visits by the officials of the Department for International Development to Anguilla in 2012 and 2013.

    • Anguilla

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they have taken to support the government of Anguilla’s implementation of the actions necessary to be taken pursuant to the International...

      Apprenticeships

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many apprentices employed by the National College for Teaching and Leadership on 1 November were (1) under the age of 21, (2) aged between 21 and 25, and...

      Apprenticeships

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many apprentices employed by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner on 1 November 2013 were (1) under the age of 21, (2) aged between 21 and 25,...

      Apprenticeships

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many apprentices employed by the National Offender Management Service on 1 November 2013 were (1) under the age of 21, (2) aged between 21 and 25, and...

      Apprenticeships

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many apprentices employed by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory on 1 November were (1) under the age of 21, (2) aged between 21 and 25, and...

      Apprenticeships

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many apprentices employed by the Health and Safety Executive on 1 November were (1) under the age of 21, (2) aged between 21 and 25, and (3) aged over 25.

      Apprenticeships

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many apprentices employed by the Highways Agency on 1 November were (1) under the age of 21, (2) aged between 21 and 25, and (3) aged over 25.

      Apprenticeships

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many apprentices employed by HM Passport Office on 1 November were (1) under the age of 21, (2) aged between 21 and 25, and (3) aged over 25.

      Apprenticeships

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many apprentices employed by the Defence Support Group on 1 November were (1) under the age of 21, (2) aged between 21 and 25, and (3) aged over 25.

      Apprenticeships

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the most recent year for which figures are available, how many 18 year-olds in England were on apprenticeships; and what proportion of those started (1)...

      Asil Nadir

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they, or any of their agencies, are in possession of any documents relating to the 2012 trial of Asil Nadir which were not made available during that...

      Broadcasting: Sensory Impairment

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to improve the availability of access services to on-demand broadcasting content for people with sensory loss.

      Building Stability Overseas Strategy

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made on the implementation of the Building Stability Overseas Strategy since 2011.

      Cars: Fuel Consumption

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what rules govern the regulation of miles per gallon claims by car manufacturers; whether they assess the accuracy of such claims; and if so, what assessment...

      Charities

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to request the Charity Commission to produce a report on those charities which direct and oversee schemes run by trading companies with...

      Charities

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will request the Charity Commission to produce a report showing the numbers of charity trustees who have served for more than (1) 10 years, (2)...

      Charity Commission

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government which persons were shortlisted for the post of Chair of the Charity Commission when it was most recently filled.

      Charity Commission

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Minister for the Cabinet Office met any of the candidates for the post of Chair of the Charity Commission, and if so when, prior to the...

      Colombia

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their priorities for their chairmanship of the G24 group, constituted as a result of the London-Cartagena-Bogotá process in 2003 to further the...

      Colombia

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what preparations they have made for their chairmanship of the G24 group on human rights in Colombia to support human rights agenda in general; and whether...

      Colombia

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what briefings they have received to inform their chairmanship of the G24 group on human rights in Colombia regarding recent reports of human rights abuses...

      Conflict, Stability and Security Fund

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how the National Security Council will decide on the strategic direction of the new Conflict, Stability and Security Fund.

      Coram Foundation and Foundling Museum

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Wallace of Tankerness on 2 December in relation to the Foundling Museum (WA 21), whether they consider the...

      Courts: Closures

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what revenue savings have accrued as a result of the closure of magistrates’ courts and county courts since the 2010 review; and what capital receipts...

      Crown Immunity

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made as to whether or not the Duke of Cornwall and the Duchy of Cornwall are entitled to Crown Immunity.

      Cyprus

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made, as a guarantor power under the 1960 Treaty of Guarantee, of the action proposed to be taken by the government of Cyprus in...

      Detention Centres: Sexual Abuse

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are conducting any inquiries in relation to allegations of sexual abuse at Medomsley Detention Centre; and, if so, when they expect to report.

      EU: Migration

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the European Commission’s proposal to make payments of €6,000 to European Union member states for each United...

      First World War: Commemoration

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Gardiner of Kimble on 26 November (WA 263), whether they intend to provide any funding to the Imperial War Museum as...

      Government Departments: Management Information Reports

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Cabinet Office produces monthly management information reports including indicators of performance against financial and other targets; and, if...

      Government Departments: Management Information Reports

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Department for Culture, Media and Sport produces monthly management information reports including indicators of performance against financial and...

      Government Departments: Management Information Reports

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Ministry of Defence produces monthly management information reports including indicators of performance against financial and other targets; and,...

      Government Departments: Management Information Reports

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Department for Education produces monthly management information reports including indicators of performance against financial and other targets;...

      Government Departments: Management Information Reports

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Department for Energy and Climate Change produces monthly management information reports including indicators of performance against financial...

      Government Departments: Management Information Reports

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Government Equalities Office produces monthly management information reports including indicators of performance against financial and other...

      Government Departments: Management Information Reports

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Home Office produces monthly management information reports including indicators of performance against financial and other targets; and, if so,...

      Government Departments: Management Information Reports

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Ministry of Justice produces monthly management information reports including indicators of performance against financial and other targets; and,...

      Government Departments: Management Information Reports

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Northern Ireland Office produces monthly management information reports including indicators of performance against financial and other targets;...

      Government Departments: Management Information Reports

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Department for Transport produces monthly management information reports including indicators of performance against financial and other targets;...

      Government Departments: Management Information Reports

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Wales Office produces monthly management information reports including indicators of performance against financial and other targets; and, if so,...

      Government Departments: Secondments

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many British nationals, at what level of seniority, are currently on secondment to the World Trade Organisation from (1) the Department for Business,...

      Grenada

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to discuss with the Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience the possibility of ending loan disbursements to Grenada and changing the United...

      Homeless Families

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Stowell of Beeston on 22 October (WA 159–160), whether they took account of any potential savings to the...

      Human Rights

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether litigants from the United Kingdom would have the right to bring cases before the European Court of Human Rights...

      Human Trafficking

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people were arrested, prosecuted and convicted for human trafficking-related offences in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.

      Immigration

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what were the total number of (1) successful, (2) unsuccessful, and (3) dropped appeals against refusals of non-European Economic Area spouse entry clearance...

      Immigration: Holding Facilities

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what improvements have been made to the short-term holding facilities at Heathrow Airport since they were the subject of critical reports by the Independent...

      Imports

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to promote import substitution in the United Kingdom.

      Intestacy

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much the Crown has received in each of the last five years by way of the operation of the intestacy rules in cases where no family member was entitled to...

      Jobcentre Plus: Toilets

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Freud on 26 November (WA 266–7), what action they propose to take to ensure that all Jobcentre Plus staff are...

      Migration

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the analysis by the Institute of Public Policy Research in its paper International students and net migration to the UK...

      Ministry of Defence: Police

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Taylor of Holbeach on 4 December (WA 54), what are the daily rates of pay for lay members of the police disciplinary...

      Mohammed Ahmed Mohamed

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Taylor of Holbeach on 28 November (WA 294), what citizenship Mohammed Ahmed Mohamed previously possessed; and whether...

      National Infrastructure Plan

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government on what evidence they base the statement on page 16 of the National Infrastructure Plan 2013 that road traffic growth might increase by 43 per cent by 2040;...

      National Infrastructure Plan

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government why there is no mention of investment for cycling infrastructure in the National Infrastructure Plan 2013; and what is their policy in relation to the...

      Non-governmental Bodies

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Wallace of Saltaire on 8 October (WA 27–8), how many women have been shortlisted for appointments in...

      North Korea

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of Amnesty International’s briefing “North Korea: New satellite images show continued investment in the...

      North Korea

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the United Kingdom ambassador to Pyongyang has raised with the authorities in North Korea reports of the recent execution of North Korean officials...

      Overseas Aid

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of total overseas aid is allocated to Commonwealth countries; and in what form that aid is given.

      Parthenon Sculptures

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what response they have made to the request from the Director General of UNESCO that the dispute about the Parthenon sculptures should be settled by mediation.

      Registration of Deaths

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that registration of deaths can be accomplished in a timely way; and when they propose to take any such steps.

      Roads: Car Traffic

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the actual car traffic usage in each of the years 2000 to 2012.

      Roads: New Schemes

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of their proposal to remove the requirement for planning inspectors to take into account greenhouse gas...

      Schools: Expenditure

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Lord Nash on 4 December (HL Deb, col 231), how the estimate of revenue and capital funding of £6,350 per state school pupil...

      St Helena: Airport

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action is being taken to translocate indigenous species from the site of St Helena’s airport to other parts of the island.

      St Helena: Airport

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the rate of progress on provision of accommodation for tourists to St Helena in preparation for the opening of the island’s...

      Syria

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of reports of an attack by Syrian rebels on the town of Ma’aloula, north of Damascus; and whether they have any...

      Transport: Buses

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many times in 2012 Traffic Commissioners held a Highway Authority to account for its contribution to poor bus punctuality.

      Transport: Buses

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the provisions relating to state aid in European Union Regulation 1370/2007 have ever been invoked because a local authority has over-compensated a...

      Turkey

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of progress on withdrawing Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) fighters from Turkey; and whether they consider that any such...

      Visas

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to abolish transit visas to encourage business travel to the United Kingdom.

      Visas

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the European Union proposals to allow Turkish citizens to travel without a visa within the whole European Union area; and...

      World Trade Organisation

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government which Ministers represented the United Kingdom at the 9th World Trade Organisation Ministerial Conference in Bali on 5–7 December; and what role they...

      Zimbabwe

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 6 November (WA 62), how much of the financial aid and support they provide is delivered to Zimbabwe through...

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