Written answers

Thursday, 26 March 2015

  • Prime Minister

    • Scotland

      To ask the Prime Minister, when he last visited Scotland.

    • Foreign Relations: Israel

      To ask the Prime Minister, what discussions he has had with his Israeli counterpart since the recent elections in that country on relations between the UK and Israel.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Access to Work Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the cost of the Access to Work scheme in (a) Airdrie and Shotts constituency, (b) North Lanarkshire, (c) Scotland and (d) the UK has been...

    • National Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many national insurance numbers are currently issued in the UK.

      Employment and Support Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reason improving the mandatory reconsideration process was not included within the scope of his Department's employment and support...

      Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many fit for work decisions were overturned by mandatory reconsideration in each month since October 2008.

      Employment and Support Allowance: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many employment and support allowance claimants have received payment of that benefit pending an appeal since October 2008.

      Access to Work Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what research his Department has carried out into the proportion of UK businesses who are aware of Access to Work funding which can help...

      Independent Living Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many personal assistants are employed under the Independent Living Fund.

      Access to Work Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans he has to increase the Access to Work budget upon the closure of the Independent Living Fund in June 2015.

      Access to Work Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what criteria his Department applies to ensure the level of the Access to Work budget is responsive to need.

      Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, which reports commissioned by his Department from external bodies between 1 September 2010 and 31 December 2014 have not yet been published;...

      Carer's Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in each of the English regions have been in receipt of Carer's Allowance in each of the last five years.

      Carer's Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 8 July 2014, Official Report, columns 275-6W, on carer's allowance, what the actual average clearance time was in...

      Social Security Benefits: Stockton on Tees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the ONS nomis database, of the 350 people in Stockton-on-Tees who ceased to claim jobseeker's allowance in January 2015 for...

      Social Security Benefits: Disqualification

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many employment and support allowance claimants in the work related activity group received (a) one sanction, (b) two sanctions and (b)...

      Social Security Benefits: Disqualification

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the longest duration of sanction imposed on a claimant in the work related activity group was in (a) 2013 and (b) 2014.

      Employment Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people have joined each of the three options in the Help to Work programme in each month since May 2014.

      Social Security Benefits: Disqualification

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many benefit sanctions were applied to claimants resident in (a) Airdrie and Shotts constituency, (b) North Lanarkshire, (c) Scotland and...

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of personal independence payment claims in (a) Airdrie and Shotts constituency, (b) North Lanarkshire, (c)...

      Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what research his Department has commissioned on links between securing a short-hours job and securing a longer-hours job; and if he will make...

      Employment and Support Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what training is provided to GPs and other healthcare professions on completing the ESA 50 form; and what steps his Department is taking to...

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average length of time was that his Department took to process a personal independence payment from (a) a motor neurone disease...

      Children: Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effect on child poverty of the introduction of child maintenance service charges.

      Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many fit for work decisions were overturned on appeal in each month since October 2008.

      Children: Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the gender impact of the introduction of child maintenance service charges.

      Social Security Benefits: Preston

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in Preston constituency applied for hardship payments in 2014; and how many of those applications were successful.

      Social Security Benefits: Disqualification

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 12 March 2015 to Question 226858 and with reference to his Department's response to the freedom of information...

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people who received the higher rate of the mobility component of disability living allowance have been assessed for personal...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when he intends to reply to the letter to him dated 19 February 2015 from the right hon. Member for Manchester Gorton with regards to Nurv Saadi.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, under what conditions married women can claim universal credit in their own right.

      Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many times he and Ministers in his Department visited Scotland in each year since May 2010.

      Jobseeker's Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what conditions are placed on jobseeker's allowance claimants who are in receipt of new enterprise grants.

      Jobseeker's Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what support is provided to people on jobseeker's allowance who are setting up their own businesses.

  • Home Office

    • Temporary Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many agency staff are employed in (a) her Department, (b) the Passport Office, (c) UK Visas Immigration and (d) the Border Force.

    • Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many full-time equivalent staff there are in (a) her Department, (b) the Passport Office, (c) the Border Force and (d) UK Visas and...

      Reptiles: Import Controls

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many seizures of reptiles there were by the Border Force under the Convention of International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora...

      Asylum: Syria

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people have been (a) referred to the UK's Vulnerable Persons Relocation scheme by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and (b)...

      Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the average hourly pay is of employees at each grade within her Department identified as (a) White or White British and (b) from a...

      North Korea

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the comments of 20 March 2015 by the North Korea Ambassador to the UK, what assessment she has made of the safety of...

      Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what arrangements her Department plans to put in place to deal after Dissolution with (a) deportation orders and (b) other immigration cases...

      Entry Clearances: English Language

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for what reasons her Department has reduced the number of approved English test providers for people applying for a UK visa to two from 6...

      Overseas Students: English Language

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate her Department has made of the cost to UK universities of reducing the number of approved English test providers for people...

      Religious Buildings: Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 16 March 2015 to Question 226670, and with reference to paragraph 2.64 of the Budget 2015, what proportion of the...

      Human Trafficking

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of the (a) accessibility of legal aid for victims of human trafficking and (b) number of matter...

      Radicalism

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to tackle extremism.

      Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, which reports commissioned by her Department from external bodies between 1 September 2010 and 31 December 2014 have not yet been published;...

      Police Community Support Officers: Blackpool

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police community support officers were registered full-time in Blackpool South constituency in (a) 2010, (b) 2011, (c) 2012, (d)...

      Police: Blackpool

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police officers (a) took voluntary redundancy, (b) retired before their statutory age in Blackpool in (i) 2010, (ii) 2011, (iii)...

      Mephedrone: Hampshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the changes in the rate of mephedrone use in the (a) Gosport and Fareham area and (b) UK.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she intends to reply to the letter to her dated 19 February 2015 from the right hon. Member for Manchester Gorton with regards to Mr J...

      Passports

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what her Department's policy is on (a) the issue of passports and (b) legal recognition for those who do not associate with a particular...

      Asylum

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the capability of each local authority to accommodate the number of asylum seekers dispersed to those areas.

      Criminal Proceedings: Diplomatic Immunity

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what information her Department holds on the number and proportion of criminal cases which could not proceed owing to diplomatic immunity in...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what the average hourly pay is of employees at each grade within her Department identified as (a) White or White British and (b) from a Black,...

    • Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, if she will ask the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland to publish guidance on the circumstances in which he will investigate complaints...

  • Department of Health

    • Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average hourly pay is of employees at each grade within his Department identified as (a) White or White British and (b) from a Black, Asian or...

    • Carers: Pendle

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many family members looking after a relative at home were registered as carers with Pendle Borough Council in (a) April 2010 and (b) each subsequent...

      Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what representations the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation has received on the efficacy of vaccinating adolescent boys against human...

      Domestic Accidents: Pendle

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many falls (a) at home and (b) in total were recorded by health and social care providers in Pendle constituency in 2010 and each subsequent year.

      Health Services: Lancashire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what NHS spending per head of population in East Lancashire has been in each of the last two years.

      Hospitals: Waiting Lists

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many non-admitted patients had been waiting for over (a) 18, (b) 26 and (c) 52 weeks for treatment in each NHS and NHS foundation trust in each month...

      Drugs: Misuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to reduce the level of substance abuse by teenagers.

      Video Games: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if his Department will commission research on the long-term effects of video game addiction on primary school-aged children.

      Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps the Government is taking to provide support and assistance to the families of chronic alcoholics.

      Ambulance Services: Sick Leave

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the level of sickness and absence of 999 ambulance call handlers was in (a) England and (b) the North East Ambulance Service area in the last year.

      Dermatology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what his Department's (a) direct and (b) indirect involvement in (i) the procurement of dermatology services from Nottingham University Hospitals Trust...

      Parkinson's Disease

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much has been spent on the prescription of drugs to manage Parkinson's disease in each of the last five years.

      Fractures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average (a) length and (b) cost was of a finished admission episode for people admitted to hospitals with fragility fractures in each of the...

      Smoking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to statistics on NHS Stop Smoking Services, England - April 2014 to September 2014, published by the Health and Social Care Information...

      Hearing Impairment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many patients waited more than six weeks for (a) an initial NHS hearing assessment and (b) a follow-up NHS hearing aid assessment in each of the last...

      Cancer: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many prescriptions have been issued for the drug Sunitinib in each of the last three years; and what restrictions his Department places on the use of...

      Strokes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will recommend to NICE that it updates the EQ5D methodology to better represent meaningful quality of life measures used in assessing...

      Hearing Impairment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much the NHS has spent on audiology services in each of the last five years.

      General Practitioners: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many training places for general practice were (a) commissioned and (b) filled in 2014-15 to date.

      General Practitioners: Working Hours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to his contribution of 13 May 2013, Official Report, column 351, on health and social care, in what year he plans to end the ability of GPs to...

      Midwives: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department and NHS England have taken to ensure that Grade 5 training opportunities are available for midwives.

      Hospitals: Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the causes of increases in the number of hospital admissions of older people for cold-related illnesses since 2012.

      Mental Illness: Suicide

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many patients discharged from mental health in-patient care have taken their own life within (a) one week and (b) two weeks of that discharge in each...

      Hearing Impairment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many NHS patients have had a hearing test in (a) an audiology clinic, (b) an ear, nose and throat clinic and (c) an audiology department at a local...

      Mental Health Services: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 23 March 2015 to Question 228266, what proportion of children and young people who were referred for early intervention...

      In Vitro Fertilisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much was spent by his Department on the provision of in-vitro fertilisation in each year since 2010.

      Parkinson's Disease

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many finished hospital episodes with a primary diagnosis of Parkinson's disease there were in England in each of the last five years.

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 23 March 2015 to Question 227902, what assessment he has made of whether mental health services are adequately prioritised in...

      Parkinson's Disease

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much has been granted from the public purse for research into Parkinson's disease in each of the last five years.

      Ambulance Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the performance criteria are against which 999 ambulance call handlers are assessed.

      Ambulance Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many times ambulances were diverted from (a) Red 1 Call responses and (b) Red 2 Call responses in (i) England and (ii) the North East Ambulance...

      Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the equality implications of making human papilloma virus vaccination available to men who have sex with men between the...

      Leukaemia: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of NICE's decision not to appraise the drug ponatinib for chronic myeloid leukaemia; and...

      Orphan Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will take steps to commit to the referral of ultra-orphan drugs to NICE Highly Specialised Technologies; and if he will give a target date for this...

      Diseases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he has taken to help early diagnosis of (a) lysosomal acid lipase deficiency and (b) other very rare diseases; and what research his...

      Diabetes: Bristol

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the efficacy of the Food Freedom course offered to people with diabetes in Bristol and South Gloucestershire; and if he...

      Nurses: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many training posts for nurses were commissioned in England in each year from 1989-90 to 1997-98.

      NHS: Bureaucracy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the average number of hours spent on administrative tasks each week by (a) nurses and (b) GPs in the latest period for which...

      Accident and Emergency Departments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what changes were made to the recording and presentation of A&E attendance data in 2003-04.

      Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the Answers of 2 December 2014 to Question HL2907 and 17 March 2015 to Question HL5319 and the Written Statement of 24 November 2010,...

      Brain: Tumours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people were living with a brain tumour, including all intercranial tumours, on the last date for which figures are available.

      Cystic Fibrosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make an assessment of the implications for the NHS of the paper by Stephenson et al, A contemporary survival analysis of individuals with...

      Meningitis: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he first contacted GSK about the price of the meningitis B vaccine.

      Meningitis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many children died of meningitis B in each of the last five years for which figures are available.

      Patients: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effect of the abolition of the Patient Safety Agency and the transfer of its responsibility for the National Reporting...

      NHS: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, which NHS operational standards have not been met during the period from May 2010.

      Medical Records: Databases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, by what date he plans to start patient communications in care.data pathfinder areas on the implications for patients of that programme to begin.

      Paediatrics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to improve diagnosis and treatment times in paediatric services.

      Meningitis: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether he expects negotiations on the meningitis B vaccine to be concluded before 30 March 2015.

      Kidney Cancer: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the Cancer Drugs Fund's policy is on funding Sunitib for the treatment of kidney cancer; and what the reasons are for any exclusions in the Cancer...

      Hospital Beds: East Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many hospital beds in each sector or service there have been in (a) Sherwood Forest Hospitals and (b) Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Foundation...

      Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what guidance his Department issues to NHS England on sharing accountability for prescribed specialised services with clinical commissioning groups.

      General Practitioners: Ashfield

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many trained GPs were employed in the primary care trust serving Ashfield constituency in each year since 2008.

      Medical Equipment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress NHS England has made in its review of regulations relating to dispensing appliance contractor licences.

      Strokes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the cost of implementing the NHS Improving Quality Programme recommendation of the use of Intermittent Pneumatic Compression...

      Visual Impairment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many finished consultant episodes with a primary or secondary diagnosis of (a) age-related macular degeneration, (b) glaucoma, (c) diabetic...

      Visual Impairment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the rate was of (a) age-related macular degeneration, (b) glaucoma and (c) diabetic retinopathy per 100,000 population by age group in (i) 2013-14...

      Osteoporosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many finished hospital admission episodes with a primary or secondary diagnosis of fractures attributable to osteoporosis there were amongst (a)...

      Eyesight: Testing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many free sight tests were provided on the NHS to people aged (a) under and (b) over 60 in England in each of the last five years.

      Cancer

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent assessment he has made of the efficacy of using BRCA gene testing techniques to diagnose certain types of cancers.

      Babies: Heart Diseases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many babies were born with a hole in their heart in each of the last five years.

      Cancer: Smoking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what his comparative estimate is of the number of deaths due to cancer for which the primary cause was smoking in (a) 2004 and (b) 2014.

      NHS: Liability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the liabilities faced by the NHS from unprocessed care home claims.

      Prescriptions: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether the Government will refund penalty charges for people who subsequently were given a medical exemption certificate.

      Urgent and Emergency Care Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when his Department plans to publish the remaining stages of the Keogh Urgent and Emergency Care Review.

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    • Fire Prevention: Furniture

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills of 25 November...

    • Trade Promotion

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what the (a) total cost and (b) cost per area of expenditure was of the GREAT campaign launch in Los Angeles in February 2015;...

      Postgraduate Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to paragraph 1.179 of Budget 2015, what estimate he has made of how many PhD and post-graduate students in (a) the UK,...

      Infrastructure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, with reference to paragraph 1.185 of Budget 2015, which bodies he expects to provide co-funding for the Collaboratorium for...

      New Businesses: Government Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many start-up businesses have been created in (a) England, (b) London and (c) Hendon constituency since 2010.

      Textiles: Labelling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps his Department is taking to ensure market compliance with EU Regulation 1007/2011 on textile labelling in regard to...

      Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what the average hourly pay is of employees in his Department identified as (a) White or White British and (b) from a Black,...

      Israel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, with reference to the oral evidence taken by the Committees on Arms Export Controls on 1 December 2014, HC 608, when the report...

      Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, which reports commissioned by his Department from external bodies between 1 September 2010 and 31 December 2014 have not yet...

      Adult Education: South East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what the budget for the funding of adult skills in (a) the South East and (b) Eastbourne constituency is for (i) 2014-15 and...

      Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 18 March 2015 to Question 228233, how the increased resources for the Employment Agency Standards...

      Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 18 March 2015 to Question 228233, what additional staffing the Employment Agency Standards...

      Employment Agencies: Inspections

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 18 March 2015 to Question 228233, which potential breaches of the (a) Conduct of Employment Agencies...

      Employment Agencies: Inspections

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 18 March 2015 to Question 228233, what the most common breaches of obligations under the (a) Conduct...

      Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 18 March 2015 to Question 228233 and the Written Statement of 4 November 2013, Official Report, 1WS,...

      Written Questions: Government Responses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, when he plans to provide a substantive answer to Questions 225677, 225678, 225008 and 225009.

      EU Law

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what recent discussions he has had on the EU Accounting and Transparency Directives; and what steps he is taking to ensure...

      Arts: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, with reference to paragraph 5.27 of the Low Pay Commission Report 2015, if he will take steps alongside stakeholders in the...

      Written Questions: Government Responses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will ensure that a substantive Answer to Questions 227859 and 227860 is provided before prorogation.

      Public Houses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps he is taking to support pubs.

      Bradford College

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, whether there has been a reduction in Bradford College's budget for Level 2 and Level 3 courses.

      Higher Education: Israel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate he has made of the number of higher education institutes that participated in Israel Apartheid Week.

      Business: Cybercrime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many organisations have been accredited to (a) Cyber Essentials and (b) Cyber Essentials Plus; and how many insurance...

      Cybercrime: Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps his Department is taking to raise awareness among small and medium-sized businesses of insurance against cyber-attacks.

      Internet: Copyright

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, with reference to Penalty Fair, the Intellectual Property Office study of criminal sanctions for copyright infringement...

      Adult Education: Durham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what funding his Department has allocated for adult skills training in east Durham in 2015-16; and what amount was allocated for...

      Mobile Phones: Weather

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what discussions he has had with mobile phone operators on the effects of adverse weather on their systems; and if he will make...

      UK Membership of EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what recent assessment he has made of the contribution of EU membership to business and the economy in the UK.

      Small Businesses: Billing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps he is taking to tackle late payment to small businesses.

      Regional Planning and Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps he is taking to promote regional growth.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when his Department plans to reply to the letter of 5 August 2014 from the hon. Member for York Outer to the Minister of State for the Armed Forces,...

    • Military Aircraft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many (a) Typhoon, (b) Tornado GR4/4A, (c) F-35B, (d) Sentry AEW1, (e) Sentinel R1 ASTOR, (f) Shadow R.1, (g) Islander CC2/CC2A, (h) MQ-9 Predator B,...

      Nuclear Installations: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the protected nuclear safety baseline staff complement numbers are for each of the nuclear authorities within his Department; and how many...

      Armed Conflict: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether all armed forces personnel are made aware of the provisions of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and its Optional Protocol on the...

      Armed Forces: Redundancy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many members of the armed forces have been made redundant in (a) Preston, (b) Lancashire and (c) the North West in (i) 2010, (ii) 2011, (iii) 2012,...

      Nuclear Weapons

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what (a) value for money assessment and (b) technical appraisal he has made of (i) the Pegasus project for uranium enrichment and (ii) the Mensa Project...

      Warships

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what frontline Royal Navy ships are currently in refit.

      Assets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what progress he has made on the sale of the Government pipeline and storage systems.

      Syria

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what contribution the UK plans to make to international efforts to train and equip Syrian moderate opposition forces.

      Military Decorations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans he has to introduce a post-nominal decoration for long service in the Reserve Forces.

      Armed Forces: Official Residences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 7 August 2014 to Question 205237, what the cost to the public purse was of running and maintaining each residence formerly...

      Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the average hourly pay is of employees at each grade within his Department identified as (a) White or White British and (b) from a Black, Asian or...

      Email

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether there are official email addresses in his Department which do not accept emails from members of the public.

      North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he has made of how many jobs his Department (a) directly and (b) indirectly supports through its supply chain in (i) the North West, (ii)...

      Armed Forces: Trade Unions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether armed forces personnel have the right to be represented by a trade union in relation to (a) changes to terms and conditions of employment and...

      Polonium

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when the UK ceased production of Polonium-210; and if he will make a statement.

      Armed Forces: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 20 March 2015 to Question 227404, if he will place in the Library documents (a) DCDS(MilCap)/14/01/10, dated 28 January 2014...

      Tornado Aircraft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 20 March 2015 to Question 227978, and with reference to MAA RA1210, how the validity of the ALARP argument, at the time of the...

      Tornado Aircraft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will place in the Library a copy of the document D/VCDS&2ndPUS/8/4 PR11 Tornado CWS Further Work identified in paragraph 1.4.6.606 of the...

      Underwater Test and Evaluation Centre

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether, in respect of the current proposals to revise the British Underwater Training and Evaluation Centre range at Kyle of Lochalsh, the new 82...

      Underwater Test and Evaluation Centre

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if, in respect of the current proposals to revise the British Underwater Training and Evaluation Centre range at Kyle of Lochalsh, he will list the...

      Syria

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 2 February 2015 to Question 222433, on Syria, whether UK Reapers in Syria are conducting (a) pattern of life analyses, (b)...

      RAF Croughton

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 10 March 2015 to Question 226256, on RAF Croughton, what the dates were of the (a) Host Nation Notification and (b) Host...

      Veterans: Military Decorations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what progress has been made on the awarding of the Légion d'honneur to veterans of the Second World War.

      Unmanned Air Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether (a) Watchkeeper and (b) other unmanned aerial vehicles belonging to his Department were operated outside designated airspace in connection with...

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • Public Bodies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how much was spent by his Department's public bodies on employees partly or wholly employed on trade union duties in each of...

    • Housing: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of housing costs in London on the ability of employers to recruit staff;...

      Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the cost of (a) fraud and (b) financial error in (i) his Department, (ii) its executive agencies...

      Community Relations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to his Written Statement of 18 December 2014, HCWS154, on integration update, what funding he has provided for...

      Community Relations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to his Written Statement of 18 December 2014, HCWS154, on integration update, what funding he has provided for...

      Property Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many requests under the Community Right to Reclaim Land he has received.

      Housing: Derelict Land

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to bring forward housing development on brownfield land.

      Communication

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what his Department's communications budget has been for each financial year from 2010-11 to 2014-15.

      EU Grants and Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what proportion of funds under the 2007-13 European Regional Development Fund which were committed after May 2010 have not yet...

      Change of Use

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what monitoring he has undertaken of the results of Permitted Development Rules that allow for conversion of commercial...

      Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what amount his Department and its agencies spent on research and development in each year since 2010-11; and what proportion...

      McDonalds Restaurants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 18 March 2015 to Question 227530, if he will make an assessment of the potential effect on the...

      Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what level of net migration was assumed in his Department's 2012-based household projections for England.

      Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what the average hourly pay is of employees at each grade within his Department identified as (a) White or White British and...

      Affordable Housing: South East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how much the Government has spent on affordable housing in (a) England, (b) the South East, (c) Surrey and (d) Elmbridge in...

      Affordable Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how much the Government has spent on affordable housing in (a) England, (b) the South East, (c) Surrey and (d) Elmbridge in...

      Holocaust Memorial Day

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what funding his Department makes available for individual Holocaust memorial projects.

      Public Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, for which spending announcements made by him or his Ministers since 1 September 2014 the relevant business case has not been...

      Written Questions: Government Responses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, when he expects to reply to Question 224607, tabled by the hon. Member for Tooting on 20 February 2015 for answer on 24...

      Fire Services: Floods

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what representations he has received on introducing a statutory duty on the fire and rescue service to respond to major...

      Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what research reports his Department has commissioned from external bodies between September 2010 and December 2014 has not...

      Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Written Statement of 20 March 2014, HCWS438, on what date each of the reports listed was received by his...

      Parks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what discussions he has had with the National Trust on the preservation of public parks.

      Planning Permission

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the performance of his Department against targets for the processing of new planning applications.

      Planning Permission

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what the average length of time was for a decision to be made on a planning application in each quarter since 2013.

      Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Written Statement of 20 March 2015, HCWS 438, on unpublished research reports commissioned by the last...

      Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what his policy is on ensuring that new large-scale provision of housing takes place within mixed-use development schemes.

      EU Grants and Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 16 March 2015 to Question 226590, what steps the Government has taken to ensure that all local...

      Public Sector: Land

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what comparative assessment he has made of the benefit to the public purse of using surplus public land to (a) generate...

  • HM Treasury

    • Revenue and Customs

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many staff of each grade worked in the Large Business Service team of HM Revenue and Customs in (a) 2010-11, (b) 2011-12, (c) 2012-13, (d) 2013-14 and...

    • Revenue and Customs

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many staff of each grade resigned from the Large Business Service team of HM Revenue and Customs in (a) 2010-11, (b) 2011-12, (c) 2012-13, (d) 2013-14...

      Fraud: Taxation

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the (a) number of cheques sent to HM Revenue and Customs that were fraudulently intercepted and (b) value of these cheques in...

      Communication

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what his Department's communications budget was in each financial year from 2010-11 to 2014-15.

      Vat

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much VAT was refunded under COS14 rules in each of the last three financial years.

      Tate Modern

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the (a) purchase and (b) installation cost was of the banner used at his speaking engagement at the Tate Modern on 20 February 2015.

      Banks: Switzerland

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, for what reasons the agreement concluded with the Swiss Confederation in 2012 on co-operation in the area of taxation included a declaration that the UK...

      North West

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the cost was to his Department of the visits and press conferences for the (a) long term economic plans for Yorkshire and (b) long term economic plan...

      Advertising

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what his Department's advertising and communications expenditure was in each month since September 2014; and what that expenditure is forecast to be in...

      Written Questions: Government Responses

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he plans to reply to Question 224839 tabled on 20 February 2015 for answer on 25 February 2015.

      Marriage: Tax Allowances

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the (a) mean and (b) median transfer between married and civil partners under the marriage allowance in 2015-16.

      Green Investment Bank

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, by what date does he plan to grant the Green Investment Bank powers to borrow from the private capital markets.

      Financial Markets

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 9 March 2015 to Question 225717, if he will request that the Prudential Regulation Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority...

      Broadband: VAT

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make it his policy to exempt community groups, charities and other not-for-profit organisations from the requirement to pay VAT on the...

      Pay

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the average hourly pay is of employees at each grade within his Department identified as (a) White or White British and (b) from a Black, Asian or...

      Severn River Crossing

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much in VAT revenue accrued to the public purse from the Severn Crossings tolls in (a) 2013-14 and (b) 2012-13.

      Budget March 2015

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will publish an (a) environmental impact and (b) environmental sustainability assessment of Budget 2015, HC 1093.

      Arts Council England

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the real terms change in Grant in Aid for the Arts Council (England) will be from 2014-15 to 2015-16 using the Office for Budget Responsibility...

      Financial Services

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what representations he has received on the decision of the Financial Conduct Authority to withdraw from the Connaught Income Fund Series 1 settlement...

      Tobacco: Counterfeit Manufacturing

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent steps the Government has taken to tackle the movement of counterfeit cigarettes into the UK.

      Minimum Wage

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to his Answer of 18 March 2015 to Question 228233, during the 15 inspections in February how many breaches of the national minimum wage were...

      Stamp Duties

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much accrued to the Exchequer in stamp duty collected from the sale of properties worth over £1 million in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland, (c) Wales and...

      Synnex-Concentrix UK

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, on what telephone number can tax credit claimants contact Synnex-Concentrix UK to discuss mandatory reconsideration.

      Capital Gains Tax

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much accrued to the Exchequer in capital gains tax arising from the sale of properties worth over £1 million in the last 12 months.

      Alcoholic Drinks: Excise Duties

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health on the effects on people's health of the cuts to alcohol duty in the Budget 2015.

      Energy: Taxation

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent representations he has received from the European Commission on his Department's timetable for proposed tax changes affecting community energy...

      Annuities

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the figures in table 2.1 of Budget 2015 on a secondary market in annuities, how many people receiving an annuity income will have to...

      Written Questions: Government Responses

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he plans to answer Question 226273, tabled on 4 March 2015 by the hon. Member for Birkenhead.

      Companies: Tax Allowances

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many rental companies claimed interest relief in each year since May 2010; and how much such relief was awarded in each such year.

      Public Sector: Procurement

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what representations he received from existing large public-sector contractors before deciding to remove VAT charges for private-sector bidders on...

      Public Sector: Procurement

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of removing VAT charges for private-sector bidders on public-sector contracts on drives to increase...

      Research

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what research reports his Department has commissioned from external bodies between September 2010 and December 2014 has not been published; when each such...

      Inheritance Tax

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much unpaid inheritance tax was outstanding from estates notified for probate valued up to £1 million since 2005.

      Public Sector: Procurement

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to ensure that other Departments comply with guidance published by his Department in the Green Book (a) on the production and use...

      Credit

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the progress made by the short-term credit industry on full market participation in real-time data-sharing.

      Credit

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what information his Department holds on the affordability criteria used by the Financial Conduct Authority to set rules to protect consumers taking out...

      Working Tax Credit

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the average length of time was for a decision to be made on a working tax credit claim in each year since 2010.

      Working Tax Credit

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of his Department's performance against targets on the length of time for a decision to be made on a working tax credit claim.

      Pensioners: Income Tax

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the number of pensioners liable to pay income tax in the 2013-14 financial year who (a) did not have online access to and (b)...

      Welfare Tax Credits

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the HM Revenue and Customs publication Benefits and Credits, Tax Credits Error and Fraud Additional Capacity Trial, Final Evaluation,...

      Written Questions: Government Responses

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he plans to answer Question 227268, tabled on 11 March 2015 by the hon. Member for Leeds West.

      Mortgages: Government Assistance

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the average length of time was that an applicant waited for a decision on a Help to Buy application in each quarter since the launch of that scheme.

      Vat

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the average length of time was for a decision to be made by HM Revenue and Customs related to a business VAT return in each year since 2010.

      Vat

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the performance of HM Revenue and Customs against its targets on the processing and completion of corporate VAT returns.

      Air Passenger Duty

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate his Department has made of the potential effect that reducing air passenger duty on flights leaving UK airports by 50 per cent would have on...

  • Department for Transport

    • Railway Stations: South East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, which stations on Southern Railway's Metro line have lost services as a result of emergency changes to the timetable announced on 16 March 2015.

    • First Great Western

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to publish the contractual terms of the directly awarded franchise agreement with First Great Western Limited to run passenger rail...

      London Bridge Station

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many passengers using Southern Railway's Metro line have been compensated as a result of recent disruptions to rail services at London Bridge.

      West Coast Main Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will commission a survey to establish the initial origins and final destinations within the London area of passengers leaving or entering Euston...

      Aviation: Freight

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the effect on (a) Heathrow and (b) Gatwick airport if cargo services were transferred to other airports; and if he will...

      Railways

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will place a copy of the tripartite review by his Department, Network Rail and the Office of Rail Regulation of key enhancement programmes that...

      Railways

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he has received a report in March 2015 from the Office of Rail Regulation assessing the efficient cost of Control Period 5 enhancement projects.

      Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what research his Department has commissioned from external bodies between September 2010 and December 2014 has not been published; when each such...

      Network Rail: Brixton

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will discuss with Network Rail the need to support businesses currently renting properties from Network Rail in the Brixton railway arches.

      M6

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much was spent on maintenance of the M6 between Junctions 31 and 32 in the last four years.

      Railways: North of England

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will take steps to ensure that Northern Rail and First Transpennine Express revise the timetable for Bolton to Manchester trains as a result of...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the total cost is of production of the Design Vision for High Speed 2.

      Railways

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what representations his Department has received from Network Rail since July 2014 on potential cancellation of projects because of constraints on...

      Bypasses: Arundel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to his Department's Road Investment Strategy, published on 1 December 2014, for what reasons improvements to the A27 at Arundel and...

      Bypasses: Arundel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he expects construction of the Arundel bypass announced in his Department's Road Investment Strategy published on 1 December 2014 to (a) begin...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to reduce energy costs within his Department.

    • Nuclear Weapons

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the date and agenda are of the meeting in London on nuclear weapons of the Permanent Five Security Council members to be...

      Human Rights Advisory Group

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what he plans to discuss at his first meeting with his Human Rights Advisory Group in the week commencing 23 March 2015.

      North Korea

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the report of the United Nations Panel of Experts on the DPRK, published on 23 February 2015, what steps he...

      North Korea

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the comments of 20 March 2015 by the North Korean Ambassador to the UK, what assessment he has made of the...

      Mauritius

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the (a) legal and (b) judicial costs to the UK have been of contesting the claim brought by Mauritius under the UN...

      Jordan

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has received from non-governmental organisations on the issuing of work visas to Syrian refugees in...

      Tunisia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his EU counterparts on the statement by the President of the European Council published on 18...

  • Department for International Development

    • West Africa: Ebola

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much of the UK's funding for Ebola has been spent (a) for each purpose, (b) in each location and (c) on each recipient.

    • Developing Countries: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment her Department has made of the effect of integrating early childhood development interventions on nutrition,...

      Syria

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what reports she has received on an increase of arranged child marriages among Syrian refugees in Jordan; and what steps the...

      Jordan

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps she is taking to encourage other EU member states to provide further assistance to support Syrian refugees and the domestic...

      Nigeria

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much UK aid has been spent in support of privatising electricity in Nigeria since 2002; and through which funding streams that aid...

      Developing Countries: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that a long-term, strategic approach is taken to funding of her Department's education...

      Developing Countries: Malaria

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what her Department's spend on malaria control was in 2013-14.

      Syria

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what resources her Department is providing for the reconstruction of Kobane.

  • Department for Education

    • Foster Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 29 January 2015 to Question 221699, on which occasions Ofsted has officially reported to her Department instances where a...

    • Schools: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many interim executive board applications she received in each of the last five years; how many of those applications were approved; and how many...

      Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, which reports commissioned by her Department from external bodies between 1 September 2010 and 31 December 2014 have not yet been published; when each...

      Afzal Amin

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what contact there has been between Ministers and officials in her Department and Afzal Amin since May 2010.

      Curzon Institute

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what contact her Department has had with (a) Curzon Education and (b) the Curzon Institute since May 2010; what contracts her Department holds with...

      Social Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many bids her Department received for the contract to develop the assessment for Approved Child and Family Practitioner status.

      Members

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many times the right hon. Member for Surrey Heath has visited her Department since 14 July 2014; and what the date was of each such visit.

      Free Schools

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much her Department has spent since May 2010 on underwriting the salaries of staff at free schools when their school did not open or open on time...

      Free Schools

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will publish a list of free schools indicating how many children have been enrolled at each school and how many pupils are funded at each school.

      Free Schools: Preston

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, who was consulted prior to her Department's decision to choose 55 Guildhall Street, Preston as the site for Eden Boys School for its first year of...

      Mental Health Services: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what specialist support is provided within schools for pupils with mental health problems.

      Free Schools: Preston

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what (a) meetings and (b) representations (i) she, (ii) ministers in her Department and (iii) officials in her Department have had, made to or...

      Special Educational Needs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 4 February 2015 to Question 222713, what appropriate external support is available to a local area to improve the quality of...

      Educational Psychology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether it is mandatory for local authorities to report to her Department the number of educational psychologists they employ.

      Education: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what mechanisms are in place to monitor young people to ensure that they stay in some form of education or training until their 18th birthday.

      Unemployment: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps her Department takes when notified of a young person under the age of 18 who is not in education or training.

      Physical Education: Teachers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what funding her Department has allocated to the pilot of 200 specialist primary PE teachers.

      Physical Education: Teachers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether any of the twelve providers leading on the recruitment of new specialist primary PE teachers will be based in the West Midlands.

      Carers: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 10 February 2015 to Question 223548, if she will make it her policy to collect information on the number of young carers in...

      Carers: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 10 February 2015 to Question 223375, who her Department has commissioned to conduct the research study into the lives of...

      Special Educational Needs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assistance is provided in schools for children with special educational needs; and what standards and targets her Department sets for the...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what research her Department has commissioned from external bodies between September 2010 and December 2014 has not been...

    • Government Departments: Timber

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to Greening Government Commitments Annual Report 2013 to 2014, published in February 2015, what steps she...

      Forest of Dean

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer given by Baroness Kramer on 18 June 2014, Lords Hansard, column 899, what her policy is on...

      Climate Change

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will invite the Pensions Regulator to submit a Climate Change Adaptation Report looking at the effect of climate...

  • Department for Energy and Climate Change

    • Ofgem

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, how many compensation packages for consumers Ofgem has secured in each year since 2001; and what the value was of each such package.

    • Exhaust Emissions: Respiratory System

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what recent discussions his Department has had with the Department of Health on the link between toxic fumes and respiratory conditions.

      Fuels: Allowances

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, with reference to the Treasury's announcement entitled Chancellor intervenes to honour fuel allowance benefits of ex-miners, published...

      Energy: Meters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what assessment the Government has made of the potential effect of amending the licence conditions for retailers responsible for...

      Housing: Renewable Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, when he expects to publish the monitoring and evaluation report commissioned by him from Leading Energy into projects in his...

      Wind Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, how many applications for onshore wind turbines based on Government-owned land were made in each year since 2009; and how many such...

      Coal: Concessions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, with reference to the Treasury's announcement entitled Chancellor intervenes to honour fuel allowance benefits of ex-miners, published...

      Environment Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, if he will make it his policy to promote a global agreement at the UN Climate Change Conference to provide greater certainty and...

      Longannet Power Station

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what assessment he has made of the effect on (a) employment and (b) the economy in (i) Fife and (ii) Scotland of the possible closure...

      Energy Supply: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what transmission charges have been paid by power stations in Scotland (a) in total and (b) by each power station in each year from...

      Energy Supply: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, which power stations in the UK received income via the transmission charging regime between 2005 and 2015; and how much such income...

      Longannet Power Station

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what modelling of blackstart capability of Scottish electricity systems has been undertaken by the (a) Government and (b) National...

      Longannet Power Station

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what modelling of voltage control of the Scottish electricity system has been undertaken by (a) the Government and (b) the National...

      Longannet Power Station

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what modelling of security of electricity supply in Scotland has been undertaken by the (a) Government and (b) National Grid in...

      Energy: Competition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what recent steps he has taken to increase competition in the energy supply market.

      Renewable Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what assessment he has made of the estimates contained in the OECD report, Nuclear Energy and Renewables: System Effects in Low-carbon...

      Renewable Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, if he will make an assessment of the total extra system costs of meeting the target of generating 30 per cent of electricity from...

      Radioactive Waste

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what proposals were put forward to his Department by Copper Consulting of Bristol in respect of the proposed designation of the...

      Mozes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, whether his Department has received a report from Ray Noble relating to the Mozes community energy cooperative.

  • Deputy Prime Minister

    • British Constitution

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, what recent discussions he has had with the (a) First Minister of Scotland and (b) Secretary of State for Scotland on the Government's agenda for constitutional...

    • Devolution: England

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, what progress he has made on further devolution in England.

  • Attorney General

    • Surveys

      To ask the Attorney General, what proportion of (a) disabled and (b) all other staff in the Law Officers' Departments responded that they were treated fairly at work in the most recent Civil...

    • Surveys

      To ask the Attorney General, what proportion of (a) disabled and (b) all other staff in the Law Officers' Departments reported experiencing bullying or harassment at work in the most recent Civil...

      Conditions of Employment

      To ask the Attorney General, how many staff in the Law Officers' Departments and its executive agencies and associated bodies were engaged off-payroll in each of the last five years up to the...

      Pay

      To ask the Attorney General, what the average hourly pay is of employees in the Law Officers' Departments identified as (a) White or White British and (b) from a Black, Asian or other minority...

  • Wales Office

    • Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what the average hourly pay is for employees at each grade within his Department identified as (a) White or White British and (b) from a Black, Asian or...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Prisons: Restraint Techniques

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many incidents of use of force there were in each private prison in England and Wales in each year since 2010.

    • Prisons: Restraint Techniques

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many incidents of use of force there were in each private prison in England and Wales in each year since 2010.

      Prisons: Restraint Techniques

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisoners have been transferred to an external hospital following an incident of use of force in each private prison in England and Wales in...

      Prisoners: Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the findings were of the research commissioned by the equalities policy lead in his Department into the needs of male and female prisoners to...

      Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, which reports commissioned by his Department from external bodies between 1 September 2010 and 31 December 2014 have not yet been published; when each...

      Prisoners

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, which offences prisoners serving a sentence of 12 months or less committed over the course of the most recent year for which information is held.

      Written Questions: Government Responses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, when he plans to respond to the written Questions tabled by the hon. Member for Shipley where a letter was promised but has not yet been sent.

      Bail: Crimes of Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 18 March 2015 to Question 208575 on bail what the individual offences were within the violence against person category...

      Leasehold: Forfeiture

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many cases there have been of residential leasehold forfeiture in the last five years; how many such cases were presented to the county courts; and...

      Sentencing Guidelines Council

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much it cost to run the Sentencing Guidelines Council in (a) 2011, (b) 2012, (c) 2013 and (d) 2014.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Government Departments: Telephone Services

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what guidance has been issued to Government departments on the use of premium rate numbers to access public services.

    • Parkinson's Disease

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many people died of Parkinson's disease in England in each of the last five years.

      Unemployment: Learning Disability

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many people with learning difficulties who wished to work but were unemployed there were in (a) Streatham constituency, (b) Lambeth local authority...

      Jobseeker's Allowance: North East

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to the ONS nomis database, of the 5,030 people in the North East who ceased to claim jobseeker's allowance in January 2015 for other...

      Personal Income: Blackpool

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the median income from work was of residents of Blackpool South constituency in (a) 2010, (b) 2011, (c) 2012, (d) 2013, (e) 2014 and (f) 2015 to date.

      Pay: Blackpool

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what proportion of people in employment in Blackpool South constituency were earning (a) the minimum wage or below and (b) the living wage or below in...

      Conditions of Employment

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many people were employed on zero-hours contracts in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland, (c) England, (d) Wales and (e) Northern Ireland in each year since...

      Public Sector: Assets

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the success of the One Public Estate Programme in increasing co-ordination across the public sector on the use of public...

      Personal Income

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the change in the average gross income of an employee in the (a) private and (b) public sector between the 2010-11 and...

  • Department for Culture Media and Sport

    • Communication

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what his Department's communications budget has been for each financial year from 2010-11 to 2014-15.

    • Mobile Phones

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions his Department has had with mobile network operators on complete not-spots where sites are not eligible for Mobile...

      Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what the average hourly pay is of employees at each grade within his Department identified as (a) White or White British and (b) from a...

      Sports: Sight Impaired

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what plans the Government has to increase participation of blind people in sport.

      Sports: Cerebral Palsy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department has taken to increase participation of people with cerebral palsy in sport.

      Olympic and Paralympic Games 2012

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment his Department has made of the legacy of the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games.

      National Lottery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what funding has been allocated to (a) the arts, (b) sport and (c) heritage from the National Lottery in each of the last eight years...

      National Lottery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what changes to the proportion of National Lottery funding committed to (a) the arts, (b) sport and (c) heritage there have been in the...

      Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what research reports his Department has commissioned from external bodies between September 2010 and December 2014 have not been...

      Mobile Phones: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what progress has been made on the rollout of the Mobile Infrastructure Project in Mid Ulster; and how much has been paid to Arqiva for...

      Mobile Phones: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what progress has been made on the rollout of the Mobile Infrastructure Project in Fermanagh and South Tyrone; and how much has been...

      Mining: Monuments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if he will support the erection of memorials to miners who lost their lives whilst working in the pits during the First and Second...

  • House of Commons Commission

    • Ict

      To ask the hon. Member for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross representing the House of Commons Commission, if Parliamentary ICT will trial device-independent software supporting open...

    • CDs and DVDs

      To ask the hon. Member for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross representing the House of Commons Commission, pursuant to the Answer of 23 March 2015 to Question 227858, if he will estimate how...

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • Council Housing: City of Westminster

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will place in the Library of the House a copy of the written submission from the Department for Communities and Local Government to the Supreme...

    • Homelessness

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will resume the publication of homelessness statistical "live table" 783 giving details of the number of homeless households in each type of...

      Travellers: Caravan Sites

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they began the administrative review of the recovery decisions involving Traveller sites in the Green Belt; what criteria are being applied for the...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • India

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of Hindutva, a fundamentalist set of movements advocating Hindu nationalism in India, and its effects on religious and...

    • India

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the treatment by the government of India of Muslims, Sikhs and Christians in that country and its impact on the...

      India

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of India’s claim to a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council and the effect of the claim on...

      Sudan

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the European Union and African Union about violence in Sudan, basic freedoms there, the promotion of national dialogue,...

      Zimbabwe

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they support the view expressed by the European Union Ambassador to Zimbabwe in February that "we have a true partnership" with the current...

      South Sudan

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Intergovernmental Authority on Development remains the key process for political dialogue in South Sudan; and what recent diplomatic efforts the...

      South Sudan

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made towards peace and reconciliation through the churches and specialised voluntary agencies in South Sudan; and what plans there are...

      South Sudan

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what contributions the United Kingdom will make to the encouragement of civil society and cultural exchanges to help restore confidence in South Sudan during...

      Sudan

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the current status of the National Dialogue in Sudan; and what plans they have for the United Kingdom to contribute more to...

      Zimbabwe

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what meetings were held between the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and United Kingdom civil society organisations regarding Zimbabwe in 2014; and what...

      Zimbabwe

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many grants there were for support for work on Zimbabwe from the Human Rights and Democracy Fund in 2014–15.

      Pakistan

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they plan to take to encourage the government of Pakistan to ensure the protection of Christian and other religious minorities in that country.

      Ilois: Resettlement

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they will meet commitments made before the 2010 election to arrive at a just and fair settlement of the issue of the exile of the Chagos Islanders in the...

      Easter Rising

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for Easter 2016 to recognise the Irish Republican Easter Rising against the United Kingdom.

      Burundi

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the security, political and human rights situations in Burundi ahead of the forthcoming general elections planned for May...

      Burundi

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will support the organisation of a European Union Electoral Observation Mission in Burundi ahead of and during the general elections of May and June.

      Burundi

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Burundi in relation to (1) the prosecution of members of the Movement for Solidarity and Democracy...

      Armed Conflict: Interpreters

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to support a United Nations Convention or similar instrument to protect interpreters and translators working in conflict zones.

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of the proximity of Tunisia and Lebanon to conflicts in Libya and Syria and the role of those states in hosting refugees, they intend...

  • Attorney General

    • Serious Fraud Office

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the performance of the Serious Fraud Office.

    • Sexual Offences: Prosecutions

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of (1) the performance of the Crown Prosecution Service in relation to prosecutions of high profile sex abuse cases, and (2)...

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    • Students: Loans

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is (1) the amount, and (2) the proportion, of debt incurred under the current student loan scheme which they estimate will not be repaid and will have...

    • Students: Loans

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of loans under the student loan scheme on the availability of mortgage finance for first time buyers.

      Reports on Payments to Governments Regulations 2014

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to listen to the views of civil society before endorsing any guidance from United Kingdom extractives industry companies on the...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Women's Centres

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much (1) capital, and (2) revenue, funding has been allocated to women's centres, in each of the last five years.

  • The Lord Chairman of Committees

    • Select Committees

      To ask the Chairman of Committees, following the debate in the House on 12 March on the Liaison Committee’s report (HL Deb, cols. 763–71), when the House will have an opportunity to...

    • House of Lords: Catering

      To ask the Chairman of Committees, further to his Written Answer on 12 March (HL5250), whether the entire sum of gratuities paid by Members of the House of Lords on debit and credit cards is...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Aircraft Carriers

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Astor of Hever on 23 March (HL5737), how many years at sea in aircraft carriers the Head of Carrier Enabled Power...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Personal Independence Payment

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the target time in which the Department for Work and Pensions aims to process mandatory reconsiderations for Personal Independence Payment applications.

    • Social Security Benefits: Disqualification

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people were subject to benefit sanctions, preventing them receiving any form of national financial help, at the most recent date for which figures...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, under the provisions of the Deregulation Bill, rights of way officers have a duty to persuade objectors to a footpath deregulation order agreed by a...

  • Home Office

    • Immigration Controls

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Lord Bates on 16 March (HL Deb, col 909), whether the statement that "For the calendar year of 2013, births in the UK to non-UK...

    • Asylum: LGBT People

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps have been taken to improve the quality of asylum decision-making in sexual identity asylum claims proceeding under the Detained Fast Track process...

      Extradition: Pakistan

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the current status of negotiations between the United Kingdom and Pakistan over an extradition treaty.

  • HM Treasury

    • Battle of Waterloo: Commemorative Coins

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the decision by the European Council not to produce a coin commemorating the battle of Waterloo, whether they will instruct the Royal Mint...

    • Pensions

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have received indications of concern from the Financial Conduct Authority about the mis-selling of annuities as a result of failure to take into...

      Banks: EU Action

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Deighton on 16 February (HL4632) concerning European Union regulations to break up banks in the European Union,...

      Developing Countries: Debts Written Off

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the International Monetary Fund regarding the cancellation of debts of countries affected by infectious disease epidemics.

      Government Departments: Procurement

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Deighton on 9 March (HL5216), whether they will place in the Library of the House a breakdown of the 220 individual...

      Alcoholic Drinks: Excise Duties

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of likely changes in alcohol consumption in the United Kingdom as a result of changes to alcohol duty in the 2015 Budget.

      Alcoholic Drinks: Excise Duties

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they plan to take to counter the expected increase in alcohol consumption following cuts in alcohol duty in the 2015 Budget, as implied by the HM...

      National Income

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of the change in United Kingdom per capita gross domestic product that they would expect over the next five-year forecast period if...

      Welfare Tax Credits

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much tax credit was paid to working people of low income in each of the last three full years; what is their forecast for the current and next two years;...

      Income Tax

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of people whose earnings are too low to be affected by the increase in personal tax allowances announced in the Budget are women.

      Income Tax

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what will be the net gain per pound of the increase in personal allowances announced in the Budget to a taxpayer in receipt of (1) universal credit, (2)...

      Alcoholic Drinks: Excise Duties

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of (1) reductions in duty on cider, beer and spirits announced in this year’s Budget, and (2) the ending...

  • Cabinet Office

    • Armed Conflict: Syria

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether fresh Parliamentary approval would be needed for the United Kingdom to take any military action against ISIS inside Syria.

    • Public Sector: Disclosure of Information

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are conducting any reviews to examine any unintended consequences of the drive to create greater transparency in the public sector.

      Population

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what would be the percentage increase in the population of the United Kingdom if net migration were 165,000 per year over the next five years; and what is...

  • Department for Culture Media and Sport

    • Opera

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much funding has gone to national portfolio organisations exclusively involved in opera in the last 10 years.

    • Gambling: Internet

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the remarks by Baroness Jolly on 4 March 2014 (HL Deb, col 1316) that the Gambling Commission was aiming to make "significant progress within six...

      Mobile Phones

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what compulsory purchase rights mobile telephone companies have to enable them to erect or maintain their transmitters and other equipment.

      Exercise

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what they have done to promote increased and sustained participation in exercise and more active lives within the adult population since the London 2012...

      UK Sport: Sport England

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the cost savings expected for 2015 resulting from the co-location of UK Sport and Sport England.

      Sports: Public Participation

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will list the participation levels in individual sports in the United Kingdom for each of the years 2005 to 2014 both in actual terms and as a...

      Sports: Voluntary Work

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government on which occasions the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games volunteers have been contacted to encourage them to continue volunteering in sport, and how...

      Advertising: Children

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the report from the Mothers’ Union entitled Bye Buy Childhood, what consideration they have given to working with relevant regulators...

  • Department of Health

    • Meningitis: Vaccination

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the manufacturers of the Meningitis B vaccine Bexsero on behalf of all health departments within the United Kingdom.

    • Embryos

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether human embryos have any rights or protections enshrined in United Kingdom or international law; and if so, what is the extent of those rights or...

      Mental Health Services: Learning Disability

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people with a learning disability completed talking therapy treatment through the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme in...

      Asthma: Children

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether UK Asthma and NHS Yorkshire and Humber's Children's Asthma project will be funded into 2015–16 to deliver improvements in primary care for...

      Heart Diseases

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent steps they have taken to improve the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation.

      Commonwealth

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will raise the issue of the ebola outbreak and the requirement for health system strengthening in the Commonwealth at the next meeting of...

      Liver Diseases

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that people suffering from Lysosomal Acid Lipase Deficiency and other causes of cirrhosis in children are diagnosed as...

      Meningitis: Vaccination

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the reasons for delays in introducing a vaccine against meningitis B.

      Muscular Dystrophy

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the National Health Service supports people with muscular dystrophy.

      Alcoholic Drinks

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what were the dates of meetings ministers and officials from the Department of Health had with (1) the Portman Group, (2) Drinkaware, (3) Diageo, (4) the...

      Alcoholic Drinks: Excise Duties

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what were the dates of meetings ministers and officials from the Department of Health had with public health representatives to discuss the health impacts of...

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