Written answers

Monday, 9 June 2014

  • Northern Ireland

    • Northern Ireland Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many times she has met the Northern Ireland Minister for Social Development in the last 12 months.

  • Communities and Local Government

    • Affordable Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the average rent was for new homes built under the Affordable Homes programme in each local authority from the launch of...

    • Building Alterations: National Parks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if it remains Government policy that barn conversions to dwellings without the need for planning permission will not be...

      Homelessness: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government with reference to the answer of 19 December 2013, Official Report, column 714W, on homelessness: Greater London, what use his...

      Housing: Bassetlaw

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many new houses are under construction in Bassetlaw district.

      Housing: Bassetlaw

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many new houses have been built in Bassetlaw district in each of the last five years.

      Social Rented Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many tenants from elsewhere in the UK have taken advantage of Home Swap Direct to arrange exchanges to Scotland in each of...

  • Culture Media and Sport

    • Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (1) how many reports on equality information and objectives each category of public authority has published under the Equality Act...

  • Deputy Prime Minister

    • Electoral Register

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister if he will bring forward legislative proposals to provide that the freeze dates for population size for boundary reviews and the census be in the same year.

    • Electoral Register

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what steps he is taking to disseminate the lessons learned from the data mining pilots for the introduction of individual electoral registrations; and if he will...

      Electoral Register

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what assessment he has made of the introduction of individual electoral registration in Northern Ireland.

      Electoral Register

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister with reference to the answer of 20 May 2013, Official Report, column 443W, on electoral register, what the results were of his Department’s cooperation with...

      Electoral Register

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister with reference to the answer of 27 January 2014, Official Report, column 387W, on electoral register, what estimate he has made of the cost to his Department of...

      Electoral Register

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister with reference to the answer of 23 April 2012, Official Report, column 623W, on electoral register, what steps he has taken to improve student registration in the...

      Sovereignty: Scotland

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister (1) if he will publish the (a) scope, (b) date of commissioning, (c) date of polling and (d) cost of polling commissioned by the Devolution Team in his...

  • Transport

    • Abbey Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will take steps to ensure that (a) enhanced frequency and (b) restoration of late night trains are mandatory requirements in the specification...

    • Cycling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when the last meeting of (a) the Cycle Stakeholders Forum and (b) the safety sub-group of the Cycle Stakeholders Forum took place; and what future...

      Driving Under Influence: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) whether guidance provided to police officers on the implementation of the new drug driving offence will include information on the position of...

      Driving Under Influence: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) what discussions his Department has had with external stakeholders on planned communications regarding the new drug driving offence; and if he...

      Pedestrian Crossings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what progress his Department has made in reviewing the adequacy of the amount of time allowed for pedestrians to use pedestrian crossings including...

      Railways: Cumbria

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what recent representations he has received on the reopening of the Keswick to Penrith railway line.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Armed Forces: Medals

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office (1) when the proposals on medals policy put forward by Sir John Holmes will be published. (2) which claims for medals remain outstanding following...

    • Average Earnings: York

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what the average weekly gross earnings of full-time (a) men, (b) women and (c) people in York has been in (i) cash terms and (ii) at constant prices in...

      Average Earnings: York

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what estimate the UK Statistics Authority has made of the median gross weekly earnings of (a) men, (b) women and (c) all people employed (i) full-time...

      Average Earnings: York

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what estimate the UK Statistics Authority has made of average net weekly household income in the City of York council area in each year since 2004-05...

      Business: York

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how many businesses there were in City of York local authority area in each year since 2001.

      Civil Servants: North Yorkshire

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how many full-time equivalent civil servants of each Department or Executive Agency were employed in (a) the City of York and (b) the Department for...

      Electoral Register

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what estimate he has made of the number and proportion of people eligible to be on the most recent (a) census and (b) electoral register who were not...

      Employment: Females

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what proportion of women in Pendle were in work in each of the last five years.

      Government Departments: Telephone Services

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what progress Departments have made on implementing the Guidance on Customer Service Lines published in December 2013.

      Health: Statistics

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what (a) subjective and (b) objective measures the Office for National Statistics uses to measure public wellbeing; and whether that Office is...

      National Income: South East

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office (1) what the gross value added was for the (a) Brighton and Hove and (b) South Hampshire built-up areas in the latest period for which figures are...

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs

    • Biofuels: Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs with reference to the answer of 8 May 2014, Official Report, column 272W, on biofuels: air pollution, for what reasons...

    • Bovine Tuberculosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (1) whether (a) the Prime Minister or (b) officials in his Office ever advised the National Farmers' Union not to...

      Energy: Waste

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (1) what assessment he has made of the effect of export of refuse-derived fuel and solid recovered fuel for use in energy...

      Energy: Waste

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what estimate he has made of the amount of (a) refuse-derived fuel and (b) solid recovered fuel produced in the UK exported...

      Energy: Waste

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what estimate he has made of the amount of (a) refuse-derived fuel and (b) solid recovered fuel produced annually in the UK.

      Flood Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what recent representations he has received on the funding formula for flood defence; and if he will make a statement.

      Floods

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much of the Flood Defence Repair Fund paid to the Environment Agency has been (a) allocated to the Environment Agency and...

      Floods

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much of the Repair and Renew Grant for flooded businesses or households has been (a) allocated to local authorities and...

      Floods

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much of his Department's partnership funding framework has been spent on property level protection schemes to date.

      Livestock: Transport

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if he will make it his policy to check all lorries containing live animals for export at UK ports.

      Water: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs pursuant to the answer of 6 May 2014, Official Report, column 41W, on drinking water, whether his Department has conducted a...

      Water: EU Law

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what basic measures his Department takes in relation to (a) controls on abstraction and (b) preventing and controling...

  • Energy and Climate Change

    • Boilers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change if he will bring forward proposals to encourage households off the mains gas grid to use condensing boilers.

    • Boilers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change for what reasons condensing oil and liquefied petroleum gas condensing boilers were excluded from being eligible technologies for the...

  • Business, Innovation and Skills

    • Bankruptcy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many (a) bankruptcy orders were granted and (b) individual voluntary arrangements were agreed in each (i) region of England...

    • Business: Billing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps he has taken to speed up payments by public bodies and private concerns to small businesses; and what recent...

      Conditions of Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what information his Department holds on the number of zero-hours contracts in the UK which bar any additional employment.

      Diabetes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how much his Department has spent on research for a cure for Type 1 diabetes in the last three years; and if he will take steps...

      Insolvency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many insolvencies there were in each (a) region of England and (b) London borough in (i) 2011-12, (ii) 2012-13 and (iii)...

      New Businesses: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assistance is available to disabled people who wish to start their own businesses.

      Students: Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will consider changing student loan payments from three termly instalments to monthly instalments; and what steps his...

  • Defence

    • Air Force

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence with reference to the answer of 29 April 2014, Official Report, column 636W, on the Air Force, (1) whether any such UK personnel are embedded or...

    • Astute Class Submarines

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what contracts are outstanding in the Astute programme.

      Cyprus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when he expects to decide whether Cape Pyla in the Cyprus sovereign base area of Dhekelia will be designated as a protected area.

      Future Strategic Tanker Aircraft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the through life cost is for each of the 14 Voyager aircraft.

      HMS Montrose

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) when HMS Montrose will take over the Fleet Ready Escort task; and what ship it will replace in that role; (2) what maintenance HMS Montrose will...

      Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether any RAF pilot has flown the Joint Strike Fighter B at (a) supersonic speeds, (b) above 18 degrees angle of attack and (c) past 4.5 g-force.

      Libya

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will publish his Department's assessment of lessons learned from the recent Libyan campaign.

      Nigeria

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will provide an update on the use of his Department's resources to help efforts to locate abducted girls in northern Nigeria.

      Nimrod Aircraft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what estimate he has made of the total disposal cost of the Nimrod MRA4 airframes.

  • Treasury

    • Air Passenger Duty: Scotland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the amount of revenue accruing to the Exchequer from air passenger duty in respect of (a) domestic and (b) international...

    • Banks: Loans

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what representations he has received about the publication of personal and business lending data by postcode; and if he will make a statement; (2) if...

      Cash Dispensing

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps he is taking to improve access to free-to-use cash machines.

      Gaming Machines: Taxation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer for what reason the threshold charge payable for a type 2 machine for the purposes of calculating machine gaming duty was set at £5.

      Gold: Prices

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to the answer of 24 February 2014, Official Report, column 29W, if he will make an assessment of the effect of US regulatory authorities'...

      Gold: Prices

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether the Bank of England has engaged in any selling, leasing, loaning, hypothecating or re-hypothecating either independently or in conjunction with...

      Mortgages: Huntingdon

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many applications have been made (a) successfully and (b) unsuccessfully under the second stage of the Government's Help to Buy mortgage guarantee...

      Motor Vehicles: Excise Duties

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will bring forward legislative proposals to exempt people in receipt of attendance allowance from paying vehicle excise duty.

      Personal Savings: Young People

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps he is taking to encourage young savers.

      Remittances

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what recent progress has been made on enabling the continuation of money transfer abroad from UK financial institutions; and if he will make a...

      Tax Allowances: Pensions

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make an estimate of the cost to the Exchequer of equalising the tax relief given on employee contributions to pension schemes at 30%.

  • Justice

    • Buses: Accidents

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice on how many occasions coroners have attributed motor accidents involving fatalities to the age and deterioration of tyres on coaches since 1994.

    • Claims Management Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) what estimate he has made of how many claim management companies operated in each region since 2008; (2) how many claims management companies were...

      Surrey and Sussex Probation Trust

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) how many unfilled posts of each grade there were in the Surrey and Sussex Probation Trust in (a) April and (b) May 2014; (2) how many unfilled...

  • International Development

    • Acanchi

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development with reference to the answers of 12 May 2014, Official Report, column 328W, on developing countries: marketing and of 21 June 2004,...

    • Afghanistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much her Department spent on contracts for consultancy groups on the Bost Agri-Business Park and Airfield projects in Afghanistan...

      Consultants

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what criteria her Department uses for decisions on contracts to consultancy groups on development projects.

      Consultants

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how many consultancy groups currently have global contracts with her Department as development implementers.

      Developing Countries: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development in which countries in receipt of her Department's funds in each of the last two financial years women are known to have been murdered...

      India

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what steps her Department has taken to investigate allegations that employees of programmes in Bihar State funded by her Department are...

      Nigeria

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development pursuant to the answer of 13 May 2014, Official Report, columns 549-50W, on Nigeria, whether her Department collects these data on a...

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development whether it is her Department's policy to send only departmental development experts to oversee development projects overseas.

      Syria

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she made of the humanitarian situation in Syria; and if she will make a statement.

  • Home Department

    • Asylum: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department with reference to the answer of 6 May 2014, Official Report, column 66W, on asylum: children, which local authorities have used the fund and...

    • Legal Aid Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many cases funded by legal aid taken against her Department where public interest lawyers have represented clients were won by her...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when she intends to reply to the letter to the Immigration and Security Minister dated 7 April 2014 from the right hon. Member for...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when she intends to reply to the letter to her dated 8 April 2014 from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton with regard to Naraendra...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when she intends to reply to the letter to the Immigration and Security Minister dated 7 April 2014 from the right hon. Member for...

      Private Investigators

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department with reference to the answer of 13 May 2014, Official Report, 462W, on private investigation, whether she plans to consult upon the terms and...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

    • Armed Conflict: Sexual Offences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps his Department has taken with UN Women in the planning of the June 2014 summit to end sexual violence in conflict.

    • Balkans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what support his Department has provided to (a) Serbia and (b) Bosnia-Herzegovina following recent flooding in those countries.

      Burma

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs which women's organisations from Burma have been invited to the global summit on sexual violence in conflict being held in...

      Central African Republic

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps he has taken in response to the recent violence in the Central African Republic.

      Colombia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1) whether officials from the British Embassy have visited Huber Ballesteros in La Picota prison in Bogota; (2) how many...

      Commonwealth

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions on (a) collective action to promote human rights and (b) accountability for violations of the Commonwealth...

      Commonwealth

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent assessment he has made of the resources and effectiveness of the Commonwealth Human Rights Unit; and what...

      Egypt

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what the value of (a) exports to and (b) imports from Egypt was in each of the last three years.

      Iran

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent representations he has made to his Iranian counterpart about the destruction of an historically important...

      Iran

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will call on the Iranian authorities to halt the destruction of an historically important Bahá’i cemetary in...

      Iran

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what progress has been made towards negotiating a peaceful solution with Iran on the nuclear issue.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he will reply to the letter of 13 May 2014 from the hon. Member for Harrow West regarding Mr Dipesh Vadera of Harrow; and...

      Morocco

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what information he has received on allegations of human rights violations perpetrated by the Moroccan Security Forces.

      Pakistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps he is taking to address human rights abuses in Pakistan.

      Thailand

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent representations he has made to the Thai government on the restoration of democracy in that country.

      Ukraine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent assessment he has made of political developments in Ukraine; and if he will make a statement.

      Usa

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make it his policy to support the full release of the United States Select Intelligence Committee’s report on...

      Usa

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether the Government have made representations or had discussion or meetings with (a) the United States Select Intelligence...

      Western Sahara

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will issue a statement cautioning UK businesses against investing in Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara.

      Western Sahara

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of MINURSO in implementing its role in Western Sahara.

      Western Sahara

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent reports he has received of changes in the number of Moroccan troops along the Berm in Western Sahara from the levels...

  • Work and Pensions

    • Access to Work Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the cost of providing a BSL interpreter for each individual needing one to fill an access to work position adequately.

    • Employment and Support Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the average length of time taken for decisions on requests for reconsideration of fit for work decisions in relation to applications for...

      Employment and Support Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will introduce a statutory limit on the length of time decision makers in his Department can take to respond to a request to reconsider a...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will arrange for replies to be sent to the hon. Member for Walsall North to his letters to the Chief Operating Officer, Pension,...

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) what estimate he has made of the number of people who have submitted a claim for personal independence payment and have been waiting for...

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions when he expects Mr Andrew Cottrell of Prenton, to undergo his medical examination as part of his application for the personal independence payment.

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the number of applicants who have faced delays to their personal independence payment claim because of partial PA4...

      Social Security Benefits: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many households have been subject to the benefit cap in (a) each parliamentary constituency and (b) each local authority area in Scotland.

      Social Security Benefits: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many households subject to the benefits cap in (a) each parliamentary constituency and (b) each local authority area in Scotland have...

      Unemployed People: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the cost of refunding travel expenditure by jobseekers to jobcentres in Kilmarnock and Loudoun constituency was between January 2014 and...

      Work Capability Assessment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many claimants died in each month of the last three years (a) after attending a work capability assessment and (b) having been assessed as...

      Work Capability Assessment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions when he expects Atos to appoint new agency staff to administer appeals on reassessment of eligibility for disability benefits.

      Work Capability Assessment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what consideration is given to fibromyalgia in the work capability assessment; and how many and what proportion of people diagnosed with...

  • Health

    • Ambulance Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what recent discussions his Department has had with the North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust on its emergency ambulance cover; (2) what...

    • Arthritis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what proportion of patients diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis received treatment within three months of symptom onset in (a) 2012 and (b) 2013;...

      Asthma

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what steps he is taking to ensure that patients discharged from hospital following a severe asthma attack receive appropriate care and support in...

      Asthma

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment his Department has made of the conclusions and recommendations of the report of the National Review of Asthma Deaths, published on 6 May 2014.

      Carers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he is taking to improve support for carers.

      Dental Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent assessment he has made of the efficacy of the General Dental Council's fitness to practise regime.

      Diabetes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what support, advice, guidance and funding his Department makes available for children and adults diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.

      Endometriosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what steps he is taking to help women suffering from endometriosis; (2) what steps he is taking to raise awareness of endometriosis.

      Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many children were diagnosed with fetal alcohol syndrome in each of the last four years.

      Health Professions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what methodology his Department uses to calculate workforce requirements for (a) community physiotherapists, (b) podiatrists and (c) occupational health...

      Health: Business

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health which companies that have been asked to report on progress relating to the Responsibility Deal have not yet done so.

      Heart Diseases: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to the recommendations of the Leeds Children's Heart Surgery Services Review, published on 13 March 2014, if he will make it his policy...

      Hypothalamic Amenorrhoea

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what information his Department holds on the number of women who are receiving IVF treatment who have been diagnosed with hypothalamic amenorrhoea.

      Medical Records: Databases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps the Health and Social Care Information Centre takes to ensure that all its registers are complete and can be easily cross-referenced.

      Medical Records: Databases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to the answer of 10 April 2014, Official Report, column 330W, on medical records: data protection, for what reason the Health and Social...

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health which mental health services he and each Minister in his Department have visited since they were appointed; and what the date of each such visit was.

      Mental Health Services: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health when NHS England's review of Tier 4 Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services provision will be complete.

      Motor Vehicles: Smoking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he plans to bring forward secondary legislation on (a) banning smoking in cars with children in them and (b) the introduction of standardised...

      NHS Property Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what salary the Chair of NHS Property Services receives for (a) that role and (b) his other roles in the Department of Health and the NHS; and for what...

      Palliative Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many full-time equivalent employees of his Department are engaged in forward planning to 2030 for end-of-life care.

      Pregnant Women: Alcoholic Drinks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what Government-funded education and support on alcohol consumption during pregnancy is available to pregnant women.

      Public Health England

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people who used to work in his Department have taken up jobs at Public Health England; and what their job titles and salary levels (a) were at...

      Radiotherapy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to the answer of 24 March 2014, Official Report, column 132W, on radiotherapy and with reference to section 3 of the guidance issued by...

      Radiotherapy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to the answer of 24 March 2014, Official Report, column 132W, on radiotherapy, and with reference to section 3 of the guidance issued by...

      Tomography

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will take steps to ensure access to CT scanning is more readily available to NHS patients.

  • Education

    • Chief Social Worker for Children and Families

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education (1) what public speeches the Chief Social Worker for Children and Families has made since taking up her post; and where those speeches are published;...

    • Children in Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what estimate he has made of the number of children in care in residential children's homes who have been placed outside their local authority area. [R]

      Children: Abuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education if he will take steps to liaise with the Secretary of State for Health over publication of reports into historic child abuse.

      Passports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what representations his Department has received from families groups on allowing the names of parents and legal guardians to be included on a child's...

      Private Education: Offences Against Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education with reference to the answer of 6 May 2014, Official Report, columns 59-61W, on private education: offences against children, how many referrals the...

      Pupils: Foreign Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many pupils in (a) infant schools, (b) junior schools, (c) secondary schools and (d) sixth form colleges in (i) Liverpool, (ii) the North West and...

      Teachers: Offences Against Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what records his Department maintains of instances where a teacher has had a sexual relationship with a student under the age of 16 years in (a)...

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