Written answers

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

  • Department for Transport

    • Maritime and Coastguard Agency: Stornoway

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, on how many occasions the Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre at Stornoway was staffed at below risk-assessed levels in February 2015.

    • Marine Accident Investigation Branch

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the average length of time was for the Maritime Accident Investigation Branch to publish a report into the causes of maritime accidents or...

      Marine Accident Investigation Branch

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when the Maritime Accident Investigation Branch plans to report on the accidents or incidents involving the (a) Nagato Reefer, (b) Dieppe Seaways, (c)...

  • Home Office

    • Asylum

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 2 March 2015 to Question 225187, what information about the possibility of challenging a decision to transfer a...

    • Fascism

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to investigate and close Neo-Nazi training camps being organised.

      Metropolitan Police

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police officers have been recruited by the Metropolitan Police Service in each year since 2010; and how many such officers are (a)...

      Mental Illness

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department has taken to reduce mental health stigma and discrimination as a result of signing up to the Time to Change Pledge.

      Cultural Heritage: Theft

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to identify and prosecute any British citizens or residents for possession of or trafficking in historic artefacts...

      Child Sexual Abuse Independent Panel Inquiry

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when her Department plans to publish details of the cost incurred by the independent panel inquiry into child sexual abuse.

      Crime Museum

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the cost was of reopening the Metropolitan Police Crime Museum.

      Hunting: Demonstrations

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps police forces are taking to prosecute anti-hunt protestors who wear masks and balaclavas to hide their identities.

      Antisocial Behaviour

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what support her Department provides to local authorities to help them with the consequences of anti-social behaviour.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • European Union: Treaties

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his counterparts in other EU member states on proposals to amend EU treaties.

    • Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what proportion of the amount (a) his Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on procurement...

      Billing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what requirements his Department and its agencies and non-departmental public bodies place on suppliers in respect of their...

      Billing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what proportion of undisputed invoices his Department and its agencies and non-departmental public bodies paid within five days...

      Unmanned Air Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 23 February 2015 to Question 224123, on unmanned air vehicles, which person or team in his Department...

      Mental Illness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department has taken to reduce mental health stigma and discrimination as a result of signing up to the Time to...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Tourism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what steps she is taking to promote tourism to Northern Ireland.

    • Children: Disadvantaged

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what recent discussions she has had with the First Minister on early intervention policies in Northern Ireland.

      Unemployment: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what steps the Government is taking to tackle youth unemployment in Northern Ireland.

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    • Exports: Government Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many firms have received through UKEF (a) insurance support, (b) bank guarantee trade finance products, (c) bank guarantee...

    • UK Export Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what (a) value and (b) proportion of export contracts supported by UKEF were aimed at smaller exporters in each of the last 12...

      Manufacturing Industries: Government Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, by what date he expects the current assessment phase of the Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative to be complete.

      EU Grants and Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 25 February 2015 to Question 224801, who within managing authorities will make funding decisions; how...

      EU Grants and Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 25 February 2015 to Question 224801, what estimate he has made of the amount of European Structural...

  • Department for International Development

    • Developing Countries: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps the UK is taking to promote good governance and anti-corruption initiatives in (a) Jordan, (b) Gaza and the West Bank, (c)...

    • Mental Illness

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department has taken to reduce mental health stigma and discrimination as a result of signing up to the Time to Change...

      Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what accreditation staff in her Department undertaking professional programme management training receive; and how many people at each...

      Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many Heads of Profession there are in her Department; and what professional programme management qualifications each of those...

      Developing Countries: Nutrition

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to tackle micronutrient deficiencies in countries defined by the World Health Organisation on high...

      Developing Countries: Infrastructure

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much her Department (a) spent on infrastructure in 2013-14 and (b) will spend on infrastructure in 2014-15 via (i) bilateral and...

      Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, with reference to page eight of her Department's Annual Report and Accounts, published on 15 July 2014, what the content was of the...

      Developing Countries: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what work her Department's Governance and Fragile States department has undertaken to promote better governance in fragile and...

  • Department for Education

    • Offences against Children: Oxfordshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of the implications for her policies of each of the recommendations relating to her Department in the report of the...

    • Social Services: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of the effect of the Frontline programme's requirement that local authorities limit the caseloads of programme...

      Social Services: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much funding the Government has provided to (a) the Frontline programme and (b) other social work training courses in each of the last five years.

      Free School Meals: Cumbria

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children in each ward in Copeland borough and Crummock, Dalton, Derwent Valley and Keswick wards in Allerdale borough (a) were eligible for...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Mother and Baby Units

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many women with home postcodes in Wales who have children and are held in English prisons (a) have applied to be placed in mother and baby units in...

    • Prisoners: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what (a) Welsh language library books and (b) other facilities there are for women in English prisons whose home postcode is in Wales.

      Prisoners: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many women who have home postcodes in Wales were (a) remanded in and (b) sent to English prisons in the most recent period for which figures are...

  • Prime Minister

    • Bridgend

      To ask the Prime Minister, on what occasions he visited Bridgend constituency between May 2010 and February 2015.

    • Prime Ministers Questions

      To ask the Prime Minister, if he will replace the existing arrangements for Prime Minister's Questions with meetings in a committee room where the Prime Minister will answer from 20...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what total value of contracts was awarded under his Department's Small Business Research Initiative competitions advertised through the Innovate UK...

    • Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what procedures his Department has to ensure value for money on purchases; if he will estimate what savings have been realised by use of such procedures...

      Syria

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 2 February 2015 to Question 222433, whether data obtained from (a) UK Reaper missions and (b) coalition partner missions in...

      Future Large Aircraft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the (a) initial and (b) most recent in service date for the A400M aircraft is.

      Afghanistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much (a) manpower and (b) financial support has been allocated to date to the officer training academy in Afghanistan; what plans he has to continue...

      Armed Forces: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to Recommendation 1.5.2 of the Tornado Collision Service Inquiry Panel, what progress has been made to date on commissioning a review to...

      Military Aircraft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many aircraft of each type are in service in each branch of the Armed Forces; and where each such aircraft is based.

      Cyprus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what area of acacia trees was removed from Dhekelia Sovereign Base Area in 2014; and what the cost was of such action.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Remploy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 3 March 2015 to Question 225675, when he or a Minister in his Department last met a former Remploy employee or...

    • Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many individuals (a) have been reassessed by Atos for personal independence payments (PIPs) in place of disability living allowance, (b)...

      Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many HPV vaccine damage claimants have been registered in each year since 2008.

      MAXIMUS Health and Human Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 2 March 2015 to Question 225360, if he will place in the Library a copy of the contract with Maximus Health and...

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of personal independence payments assessments were carried out within 16 weeks by (a) Capita and (b) Atos in 2014.

      Social Security Benefits: Disqualification

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the (a) average loss of income from non-receipt of benefits and (b) average period of time on sanctions was for claimants of employment...

      Social Security Benefits: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants of jobseeker's allowance had their benefits sanctioned in Scotland in each six month period between 1 November 2012 and 30...

      Social Security Benefits: Disqualification

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants of employment and support allowance who have had their benefit sanctioned subsequently cancelled their claim for that...

      Work Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many job outcome payments have been secured in respect of people on employment and support allowance who have been referred to the Work...

      Employment and Support Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the savings to his Department from the introduction of mandatory reconsideration for employment and support...

      European Social Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 25 February 2015 to Question 224799, whether his Department reached in-principle agreement with the European...

      Social Security Benefits: Disqualification

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the peer reviews carried out by his Department following deaths of customers, how many of those deaths occurred whilst the...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment he has made of the functionality of real time information within the development of the Universal Credit programme.

      Employment Schemes: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much expenditure has been allocated to the Youth Contract to date.

      Employment Schemes: Homelessness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make it his policy to introduce a homelessness pathway to support homeless people in accessing employment and support.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Dogs: Smuggling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will implement the recommendations contained in the recent report by the Dogs Trust entitled The Puppy Smuggling Scandal.

    • Forests: Conservation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether it is Government policy to support an EU action plan for improving governance and reducing deforestation in the...

      Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions she has had with ministerial colleagues responsible for the planning system on the UK's air quality...

      Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will bring forward proposals to require local authorities whose planning decisions may have contributed to poor air...

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what proportion of the amount (a) his Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on procurement...

    • Billing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what proportion of undisputed invoices his Department and its agencies and non-departmental public bodies paid within five days...

      Families: Disadvantaged

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many families have participated in the Troubled Families Programme to date; and in how many cases a family member has...

      Right to Buy Scheme: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many units of housing were sold under Right to Buy and Right to Acquire provisions in each year since 2010 in the West Midlands.

      EU Grants and Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 25 February 2015 to Question 224800, whether his Department reached in-principle agreement with the...

      Health Services: Greater Manchester

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what analysis of financial risk to Greater Manchester councils has been made during the Manchester NHS devolution negotiations.

  • HM Treasury

    • Northern Rail

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to paragraph 2.203 of the Autumn Statement 2014, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of replacing Pacer trains under...

    • Information Commissioner

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what interventions his Department have made in relation to the latest pay remit for staff at the Information Commissioner's Office.

      Natural Resources

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will incorporate a section on natural capital in his annual budget report.

      Theatre: Greater Manchester

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 11 February 2015 to Question 222979, what recent discussions he has had with the management of The Factory on delivery plans; and...

      Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will reopen the Listed Places of Worship: Roof Repair Fund for grant applications.

      Procurement

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what proportion of the amount (a) his Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on procurement was paid to small and...

      Infrastructure

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to increase the issuance of infrastructure project bonds; and if he will make a statement.

      Written Questions: Government Responses

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 25 February 2015 to Question 222889, for what reason the information requested in the original Question was not supplied.

      Billing

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what proportion of undisputed invoices his Department and its agencies and non-departmental public bodies paid within five days in the last period for which...

      Government Departments: Pay

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 3 March 2015 to Question 225345, how many of the 125 contractors whose contracts were terminated or ended and were referred to HM...

      Billing

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what proportion of suppliers to his Department and its agencies and non-departmental public bodies are signatories to the Prompt Payment Code.

      Billing

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what requirements his Department and its agencies and non-departmental public bodies place on suppliers in respect of their payment terms to subcontractors...

      Fuels: Tax Evasion

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people have been prosecuted for fuel laundering in Northern Ireland in the last 12 months.

      National Savings Bonds: Pensioners

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will direct HM Revenue and Customs to issue guidance on whether 65-plus Guaranteed Growth Bonds cashed in following a bondholder's death will be...

      Mental Illness

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department has taken to reduce mental health stigma and discrimination as a result of signing up to the Time to Change Pledge.

      Banks: Finance

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he plans to bring forward secondary legislation to grant new powers to the Financial Policy Committee in respect of a leverage ratio framework.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when the Economic Secretary to the Treasury plans to reply to the letters of 16 January 2015 and 19 February 2015 from the hon. Member for Warley on the...

  • Department for Energy and Climate Change

    • Fossil Fuels: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what comparative assessment he has made of trends in pump petrol prices and oil prices.

    • Green Deal Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what information his Department holds on the value of (a) Green Deal levies collected from and (b) Green Deal measures delivered to...

      Green Deal Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what steps he plans to take to improve targeting of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund to deep rural areas and off gas grid areas.

      Tidal Power: Newport

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on the city of Newport of the proposed tidal lagoon power project.

      Energy: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what estimate he has made of the change in household energy prices in the last 12 months.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Departmental Responsibilities

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many off-payroll engagements there were in each government department and its arm's-length bodies in each of the last five years.

    • Government Departments: Solar Power

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what plans his Department has to promote the installation of solar panels across the government estate.

      Natural Resources

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will commission a review of the risks and opportunities that resource insecurity poses to the UK economy.

      Unemployment: Young People

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what proportion of young unemployed people was identified as BME in each month since February 2005.

  • Department for Culture Media and Sport

    • Public Service Broadcasting

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 3 March 2015 to Question 225617 on Public Service Broadcasting, whether his Department plans to open the...

  • Deputy Prime Minister

    • Electoral Register

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, pursuant to the Answer of 9 February 2015 to Question 223247, what funding the Government has allocated to the Student Forum in each of the last five years.

    • Electoral Register

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, pursuant to the Answer of 9 February 2015 to Question 223244, if he will increase the budget available to Electoral Registration Officers who bid for additional...

  • Department of Health

    • Prescription Drugs: Misuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress has been made by Public Health England on the commissioning of addiction to medicines pilot projects.

    • Mental Illness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department has taken to reduce mental health stigma and discrimination as a result of signing up to the Time to Change Pledge.

      Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he expects to receive the final advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation on the HPV vaccination programme for men who have...

      Meningitis: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions his Department has had with Novartis during price negotiations on the meningitis B vaccine on risk sharing in the development and...

      Abortion

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what arrangements are in place for regulating and ensuring correct practice by approved independent sector places for abortion services which fail to...

      Hearing Impairment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, which primary mutual health services for deaf people have been commissioned by all clinical commissioning groups; and which such services have been...

      Hearing Impairment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will develop a national strategy for specialist health services for the deaf.

      Cancer: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the forecast expenditure of the Cancer Drugs Fund is for 2015-16; and what plans he has to fund cancer drugs when the Cancer Drugs Fund expires in 2016.

      Cancer: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what representations he has received on the use of the National Cancer Drugs Fund clinical scoring tool to decide what treatments are available on the...

  • Department for Transport

    • Great Western Railway Line

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the electrification of Thames Valley railways is likely to be completed on time and at the original cost; and if not, why not.

    • Rolling Stock: Procurement

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Kramer on 24 February (HL4951), whether, before delivery of the Intercity Express Programme, the operators will be...

      Railways: Wales

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to devolve responsibility for the Wales and Borders rail franchise to the Welsh Government; and how the interests of stakeholders and...

  • Department for Education

    • Schools: Vetting

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that both teachers and other members of staff in early and later years provision are not adversely affected by the...

    • Social Services: Privatisation

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any local authorities have been instructed to privatise social work services; and if so, by which Department.

      University Technical Colleges

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government which university technical colleges were operating in the 2014–15 academic year; and how many year 10, 11, 12 and 13 pupils were (1) enrolled in each...

      University Technical Colleges

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many university technical colleges have closed since such colleges were established in 2010 or are expected to close or merge with other institutions.

      Studio Schools

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many studio schools have closed since such schools were established in 2010 or are expected to close or merge with other institutions.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Prisoners: Voting Rights

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they expect to publish their response to the report of the Joint Committee on the Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill (HL Paper 103, Session...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Employment and Support Allowance

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the written statement by Lord Freud on 27 November 2014 (HLWS32), when they plan to bring forward the measure to prevent claimants being paid the...

    • Personal Independence Payment

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many personal independence payments have been claimed since introduction; how many of those claims have been processed; and, of those, how many are being...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • European Union

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the total cost of the Review of the Balance of Competences between the United Kingdom and the European Union to the Department for Environment, Food...

    • Lake District National Park

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to ask the Lake District National Park Authority to defer the sale of any sites of land where an application has been made to register...

      National Parks

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what powers they have to direct a National Park Authority to dispose or not to dispose of land or a particular piece of land.

      Lake District National Park

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what consultation took place with (1) local authorities, (2) local voluntary bodies, (3) other local bodies involved with amenity and tourism, and (4)...

      Lake District National Park

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to bring before Parliament current proposals by the Lake District National Park Authority to sell land in the Lake District.

      National Parks

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to make their decision on the future boundaries of the Lake District and West Yorkshire national parks before the forthcoming general election.

      Agriculture: Subsidies

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the earliest date on which farmers in England will be able to submit their applications for the basic payment scheme for 2015.

      Dog Fighting

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to end dog fighting.

      Hunting

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the United for Wildlife's follow-up to the London Conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade, what representations they are making to ensure...

      Motor Vehicles: Rights of Way

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the voting protocol for their proposed stakeholder working group on off-road recreational motor vehicles; and what is the proposed timetable for the...

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • Parks: Sales

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what role they take in respect of the sale of local park land by councils; and whether the requirements in the Localism Act 2011 enable such sales to be...

  • HM Treasury

    • Libor

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much was received by HM Treasury from the banks in penalties for the manipulation of Libor.

    • Inheritance Tax

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the gain to the Exchequer of ending relief against tax to gifts made up to seven years prior to death.

      Public Sector: Pay

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Deighton on 24 February (HL4914) concerning public sector pay, whether they plan to revert to free collective...

  • Department for Energy and Climate Change

    • Natural Gas: Russia

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of natural gas currently being consumed in the United Kingdom is sourced from Russia.

    • Natural Gas: Russia

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what contingency arrangements are in place to secure natural gas supplies in the event of a termination of supplies coming from Russia.

      Natural Gas: Russia

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with other European governments to secure natural gas supplies to Western Europe.

      Natural Gas: Russia

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of the United Kingdom's natural gas supplies have originated from Russia in the last three years for which figures are available.

      Natural Gas: Storage

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider that natural gas storage capacity is sufficient to ensure energy security in the United Kingdom.

      Radioactive Waste

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for storing or transforming the United Kingdom's stockpile of highly reactive nuclear waste, including plutonium; what is the timetable...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Northern Ireland Government

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government which strand talk sessions representatives of the government of the Republic of Ireland attended in the course of the Stormont House talks; on what dates...

  • Department of Health

    • In Vitro Fertilisation

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Howe on 24 February (HL4890), whether it was Professor Grifo with whom a member of the Expert Panel convened by the...

    • NHS: Private Sector

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much was paid by NHS England to private health providers for treatments for National Health Service patients in each of the last five years; and how...

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