Written answers

Monday, 20 July 2015

  • HM Treasury

    • Welfare Tax Credits

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what service level agreements HM Revenue and Customs has with Concentrix for turnaround time on tax credit queries; and what assessment he has made of the...

    • Welfare Tax Credits: Preston

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many households in Preston constituency he forecasts will be subject to a reduction in tax credits as a result of changes announced in the Summer Budget...

      Bank Levy

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much he forecasts will be collected from the bank levy in each year of the current Parliament.

      Tax Avoidance

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how HM Revenue and Customs plans to spend the additional funding allocated to it in the Summer Budget 2015 to tackle tax avoidance.

      Motor Vehicles: Excise Duties

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make it his policy to allocate funds raised by vehicle excise duty to renewable energy and green transport initiatives.

      Alcoholic Drinks

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to support (a) small cider producers and (b) microbreweries in the UK.

      Welfare Tax Credits

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the implications for his policies of the statement by the Institute for Fiscal Studies that increases in the minimum wage...

      Corporation Tax

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the Summer Budget 2015, what estimate of the level of profits to be generated by UK banks was used to estimate the reserves to be derived...

      Tax Evasion: Fuels

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what effect the introduction of a new fuel marker has had on the level of fuel duty fraud.

      HSBC: Tax Avoidance

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 5 June 2015 to Question 261, what progress has been made on the inquiry into tax avoidance facilitated by HSBC.

      Revenue and Customs

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to support people who (a) do not have access to a computer or the internet or (b) are not computer and internet literate...

      Child Tax Credit

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what his policy is on changing the income threshold for child tax credit (a) in 2016-17 and (b) by 2020.

      Taxpayers: Scotland

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with Ministers of the Scottish Government on the use of NHS Scotland's Central Register to identify Scottish taxpayers.

      Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 13 July 2015 to Question 6124, what level of capital contribution will be made to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in (a)...

      Block Grant: Northern Ireland

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what changes in the block grant to Northern Ireland will arise as a result of the Summer Budget 2015.

      Tobacco: Taxation

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will instruct HM Revenue and Customs to publish its analysis of the design and potential effects of the proposed tobacco levy.

      Corporation Tax

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect of the changes to CFC rules introduced in the 2010 Emergency Budget on corporation tax receipts in each year of...

      Motor Vehicles: Excise Duties

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he plans that agricultural vehicles will be exempt from the proposed changes to vehicle excise duty announced in the Summer Budget 2015.

      Treasury: Tobacco

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many times (a) he and (b) other Ministers in his Department met employees or third-party representatives of tobacco companies in (i) 2013, (ii) 2014 and...

      Welfare Tax Credits: Overpayments

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether his plans to extend the use of the private sector to improve the collection of tax credit debt will target recipients who have been overpaid due to...

      Business: Capital Allowances

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many businesses in (a) Scotland and (b) the UK have declared investment in plant and machinery as covered by the Annual Investment Allowance of between...

      Child Tax Credit

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how he plans to take into account children from previous relationships in limiting child tax credit entitlement to two children per family.

      Welfare Tax Credits

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of people in (a) Scotland and (b) the UK who are subject to the under-occupancy penalty and are likely to be...

      Defence: Finance

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to paragraph 1.82 of the Summer Budget 2015, which Government departments will be allocated the funding for increased spending on military...

      Child Tax Credit: Greater London

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Chancellor's Budget Statement of 8 July 2015, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect on families in London of...

      Capital Gains Tax

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the potential effects of introducing a lower rate of capital gains tax for investments held for 10 years or more on...

      Welfare State: Reform

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with charities on the proposed changes to welfare policy announced in the Summer Budget 2015.

      Welfare Tax Credits

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 13 July 2015 to Question 5989, what estimate he has made of the cost of estimating the number of employees who receive more in tax...

      Tobacco: Taxation

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to paragraph 1.213 of the Summer Budget 2015 and paragraph 1.252 of the Autumn Statement 2014, what steps he plans to take to ask the tobacco...

      Tobacco: Smuggling

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment HM Revenue and Customs has made of the effectiveness of the Codentify tracking and tracing system in preventing illicit trade in tobacco;...

      Inheritance Tax

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential effects of the proposed increase in inheritance tax thresholds on property prices (a) nationally and (b) in...

      Department for International Development: Departmental Expenditure Limits

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the answer of 14 July 2015 to Question 6473 and with reference to Tables 2.5 and 2.3 in the March and Summer Budget books, how the £1...

      Department for International Development: Departmental Expenditure Limits

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the answer of 14 July 2015 to Question 6473 and with reference to Tables 2.5 and 2.3 in the March and Summer Budget books, why there is a...

      Defence: Finance

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much funding will be allocated to the Joint Security Fund in each year up to 2020.

      Child Tax Credit: Bradford East

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many families in Bradford East constituency will be affected by plans to limit child tax credits to two children.

  • Prime Minister

    • Health Professions: Regulation

      To ask the Prime Minister, what discussions he has had with (a) Ministers, (b) special advisers and (c) officials in the Department of Health on bringing forward the draft Law Commission Bill on...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Work Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will introduce penalties for Work Programme providers which refer a large number of people with mental health problems for sanctions...

    • Income Support: Preston

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many income support claimants in Preston constituency died in 2014; and how many such people were subject to sanctions at the time of death.

      Employment and Support Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether his Department has made a forecast of the number of employment and support allowance claimants that his Department will classify as...

      Department for Work and Pensions: Living Wage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 10 July 2015 to Question 2952, if he will make it his policy to secure accredited Living Wage Employer status for...

      Children: Poverty

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effect of the measures in Budget Statement 2015 on levels of child poverty in (a) in-work and (b)...

      Employment and Support Allowance: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effect on people waiting for an employment and support allowance assessment of the transition of supplier...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when everyone currently registered for receipt of state benefits in (a) Bristol South constituency and (b) England will have been fully...

      Economic Situation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to section 96A(3)(a) of the Welfare Reform Act 2012 which it is proposed will be inserted by Clause 8 of the Welfare Reform and...

      Local Housing Allowance: Bristol South

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people aged 18 to 21 in Bristol South constituency are in receipt of local housing allowance.

      Jobseeker's Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of jobseeker's allowance claims took (a) 10 days or fewer, (b) between 11 and 16 days inclusive and (c) over 16...

      Employment Support Allowance: South Yorkshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in (a) Barnsley East constituency, (b) Barnsley and (c) South Yorkshire have claimed the enhanced disability premium component...

      Work Programme: South Yorkshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people were enrolled on the Work Programme in (a) Barnsley East constituency, (b) Barnsley and (c) South Yorkshire in each of the...

      Employment and Support Allowance: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment has been made of the adequacy of employment and support allowance assessment waiting times in Wales.

      Employment and Support Allowance: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the number of outstanding employment and support allowance assessments in (a) the UK, (b) Wales and (c)...

      Employment and Support Allowance: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of progress in clearing the backlog of employment and support allowance assessments in (a) the UK, (b) Wales and...

      Jobcentre Plus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average appointment length is for jobseekers at a Jobcentre Plus.

      Jobcentre Plus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the annual budget was for Jobcentre Plus between 2005 and 2015.

      Unemployment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the annual cost of (a) youth unemployment and (b) long-term unemployment to the public purse.

      Housing Benefit: South Yorkshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in (a) Barnsley East constituency, (b) Barnsley and (c) South Yorkshire were in receipt of housing benefit in each of the last...

      Housing Benefit: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the Government's proposed reductions in housing benefit for 18 to 21 year olds on youth...

      Housing Benefit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many applications were made for discretionary housing payments in each local authority in each of the last four years; and what proportion...

      Social Security Benefits: Aberdeen

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 13 July 2015 to Question 6306, what the reasons are for his decision not to publish his Department's guidance on...

      Housing Benefit: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what his policy is on the circumstances in which a young person aged under 21 will be entitled to support in future with housing costs.

      Mortgages: Government Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when a claimant who has received a loan for mortgage interest will be expected to commence repayment of that loan.

      Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reason the Government proposes in Clause 1 of the Welfare Reform and Work Bill that the full employment reporting obligation will be...

      Employment and Support Allowance: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make an assessment of the availability of doctor's appointments for employment and support allowance assessments in (a) the UK, (b)...

      Social Security Benefits: Aberdeen

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 2 July 2015 to Question 3935, what assessment he has made of the compliance of his Department's practice in...

      Disadvantaged

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to paragraph 2.111 of the Summer Budget 2015, who the vulnerable groups are; and what criteria he uses to decide those groups...

      Employment and Support Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the financial statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on 8 July 2015, Official Report, column 334, what the value will be of...

      Work Capability Assessment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer from the Prime Minister of 24 June 2015, Official Report, columns 885-6, when he expects numbers of deaths of people...

      Social Rented Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussions he has had with the Department for Communities and Local Government on the potential effect of the provisions of the Welfare...

      Social Security Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many households are affected by the household benefit cap; and how many such people are in (a) social rented housing, (b) private rented...

      Housing Benefit: Bradford East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of how many people aged between 18 and 21 in Bradford East constituency will be affected by plans to remove housing...

      Social Security Benefits: Bradford East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of how many families in Bradford East constituency will be affected by the lowering of the benefit cap.

      Housing Benefit: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what support his Department plans to provide to people aged between 18 and 21 who have their entitlement to housing benefit removed.

      Social Security Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment his Department has made of the compatibility of changes to (a) the benefit cap and (b) housing benefits with the European...

      Housing Benefit: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans he has to provide for exemptions for young people who cannot live with their parents from the removal of housing benefit for 18 to...

      Social Security Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment his Department has made of the compatibility of changes to (a) the benefit cap, (b) child tax credits, (c) housing benefits,...

      Housing Benefit: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in receipt of housing benefit aged between 18 and 21 are studying (a) full-time and (b) part-time in further education.

      Housing Benefit: Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effect of an increase in rents on housing benefit spending.

      Industrial Injuries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what consultation he plans on the role of employers and insurers in providing support to people who suffer from industrial injuries in the...

      Attendance Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will extend the special rules for attendance allowance to include those suffering from significant brain injuries.

  • Home Office

    • Passports: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many first passports have been issued to British children born overseas in each of the last three years; what the average length of time...

    • Illegal Immigrants: France

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent representations she has made to her French counterpart on the effect of illegal migration from Calais on the UK freight industry.

      HM Passport Office: Performance Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will take steps to ensure that estimated application processing timelines by HM Passport Office are realised.

      Radicalism

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, which faith organisations have made representations to the Home Office on Extremist Disruption Orders; and which organisations (a) supported...

      Stowaways: Death

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many stowaways have died while attempting to travel into the UK by aeroplane in each of the last five years.

      Counter-terrorism

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will instigate an independent review of the performance of the Prevent strategy.

      Counter-terrorism

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans she has to increase the number of counter-terrorism officers stationed abroad.

      Police Community Support Officers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police community support officers were working in police forces in (a) Bristol, (b) Avon and Somerset and (c) England and Wales in...

      Stop and Search: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people of each recorded ethnic group were (a) subject to stop and search and (b) subsequently arrested in (i) London and (ii) each...

      Stop and Search: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people who were (a) under five, (b) five, (c) six, (d) seven, (e) eight, (f) nine, (g) 10, (h) 11, (i) 12, (j) 13, (k) 14, (l) 15...

      Overseas Students: Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the effect on the economy of a ban on international students working whilst they study in the UK.

      Asylum

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum applications her Department has rejected since 8 May 2015.

      Child Sexual Abuse Independent Panel Inquiry

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what funding the Government has allocated to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse for this financial year.

      Human Trafficking

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many victims of human trafficking were identified during the first year of the operation of the NSPCC Child Trafficking helpline; which...

      Human Trafficking

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) adults and (b) children her Department has identified as being at risk of human trafficking in (i) England and Wales, (ii)...

      Human Trafficking

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans she has to continue to finance the NSPCC Child Trafficking helpline when the contract for that helpline ends; and what the cost...

      Illegal Immigrants: France

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what representations her Department has made to member countries of the Schengen Agreement area on the effect of that agreement on the...

      Child Sexual Abuse Independent Panel Inquiry

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much was spent on the independent inquiry into child abuse in the 2014-15 financial year.

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Northern Ireland Office: Living Wage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, pursuant to the Answer of 10 July 2015 to Question 2952, if she will make it her policy to secure accredited Living Wage Employer status for...

    • Abortion: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what her policy is on the prosecution of people who assist people in terminating a pregnancy.

      Wind Power: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what discussions she has had with Ministers from the Northern Ireland Executive on the implications for the Executive's funding of its decision...

      Belfast Agreement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, which parts of the Belfast Agreement have yet to be implemented; and if she will make a statement.

      Parades Commission

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what steps she is taking to ensure that the determinations of the Parades Commission are accepted by all affected parties; and if she will make...

      Transport: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Transport about the implications of the Davies Report on the UK's airport strategy...

      Parades Commission

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, how many meetings she has had with the Chairman of the Northern Ireland Parades Commission since first becoming Secretary of State for Northern...

  • Department of Health

    • General Practitioners: Sheffield Heeley

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of GP surgeries in Sheffield, Heeley constituency that will have to (a) reduce patient services and (b) close as...

    • Mental Health Services: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he plans to take to maintain the current level of funding of child and adolescent mental health services.

      General Practitioners: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what guidance his Department issues on ensuring the continual provision of GP services in the event of a lease-holding GP practice withdrawing its...

      Skin Cancer: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions his Department has had on the availability of new treatments for (a) skin cancer patients and (b) patients with advanced melanoma.

      Drugs: Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether he has made an estimate of the annual cost to the public purse of all medicines costing over £20 issued by the NHS; and if he will make a...

      NHS

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what changes have been made to the NHS Constitution in each of the last three years.

      Department of Health: Annual Reports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when his Department plans to publish its annual accounts for 2014-15.

      Department of Health: Tobacco

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many times (a) he and (b) other Ministers in his Department met employees or third party representatives of tobacco companies in (i) 2013, (ii) 2014...

      NHS: Cost Effectiveness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if the Government will publish the analysis and assumptions which underlie its policy of securing £22 billion of efficiency savings in the NHS.

      Heart Diseases: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the (a) median call-to-door times, (b) door-to-balloon times and (c) call-to-balloon times was for patients with ST segment elevation myocardial...

      Health Professions: Registration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what information his Department holds on the amount charged for annual registration fees by the (a) General Chiropractic Council, (b) General Dental...

      Cancer: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether doctors will be able to make applications for cancer drugs for their patients from the Cancer Drugs Fund after May 2016.

      Accident and Emergency Departments: Weather

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what additional funding has been allocated to clinical commissioning groups to tackle pressures in A&E departments in winter 2015-16; and on what...

      Health Services: Greater Manchester

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what formula determined the level of NHS funding for devolution to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority.

      General Practitioners: Opening Hours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many and what proportion of GP practices participating in the Prime Minister's Challenge Fund were already offering evening or weekend opening hours...

      NHS: Re-employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many NHS staff have been made redundant and subsequently re-employed by NHS organisations on a (a) permanent and (b) fixed-term contract basis since...

      Cancer: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he expects that the NHS will next meet the target for 85 per cent of cancer patients to start treatment within 62 days.

      Health Professions: Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate (a) his Department and (b) the Law Commission has made of potential savings to (i) the public purse and (ii) regulators of healthcare...

      Tobacco: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether (a) NHS England and (b) Public Health England made any representations to HM Treasury as part of the recent consultation on the policy of a...

      Public Sector: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether (a) NHS England and (b) Health Education England made any representations to HM Treasury prior to the Summer Budget 2015 announcement on public...

      Nurses: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make an assessment of the number of extra university places required to train nursing staff to meet the NICE safe staffing ratio of one nurse...

      Skin Cancer: Health Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the timetable is for his Department's analysis of the data from the skin cancer Be Clear on Cancer pilot.

      NHS: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent discussions his Department has had with Health Education England on safe staffing levels.

      NHS: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what research his Department has (a) conducted and (b) commissioned on the relationship between safe staffing levels and clinical outcomes; and if he...

      Social Services: Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent representations he has received on the introduction of the cap on care costs in April 2016; and how many such representations requested a...

      Social Services: Minimum Wage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the potential change to the cost of providing social care in England, Wales and Scotland as a result of the increase in the...

      Mental Health Services: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress he has made on plans to require local authorities, clinical commissioning groups and other partners to develop transformation plans to...

      Social Services: Inspections

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what meetings his Department has had with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) on inspections by CQC of local authorities' commissioning of care services.

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress his Department has made on implementing the plans in Achieving Better Access to Mental Health Services by 2020, published on 8 October 2014.

      Accident and Emergency Departments: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, on what dates his Department held discussions with NICE on the decision by that body to publish guidance on A&E staffing levels.

      Eating Disorders: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to paragraph 1.86 of the Autumn Statement 2014, how the additional £30 million in 2015-16 for eating disorder treatment is being spent.

      Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation will conduct an equality impact assessment as part of its consideration of whether all...

      Cancer: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans NHS England has to remove treatments included on the National Cancer Drugs Fund list; and what estimate his Department has made of the number...

      Cancer: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many cancer treatments have been (a) denied entry to or (b) removed from the Cancer Drugs Fund on cost grounds since January 2015.

      Cancer: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department will submit a response to NHS England's consultation on the Cancer Drugs Fund Standard Operating Procedures; and if he will make a...

      Diabetes: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of the health outcomes for diabetic patients treated across the NHS; and if he will make a statement.

      Diabetes: Health Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much his Department has spent on diabetes awareness advertisements in each of the last five years.

      Cancer: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress NHS England's Short Life Working Group on reform of the Cancer Drugs Fund has made; and when he expects that Group to report.

      Streptococcus: Babies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to reduce Group B Strep infection in newborn babies.

      NHS: Negligence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much NHS England paid to cover clinical negligence claims, excluding legal costs, in (a) cash and (b) real terms in each year since 2009-10.

      Tobacco: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he has had with Ministers and officials at HM Treasury on Government policy on a tobacco levy.

      Prisoners: Mental Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what methodology his Department uses to assess levels of mental health need in the prison population; and what plans he has to commission a prevalence...

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    • Small Businesses; Government Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, with reference to the Answer of 6 March 2015 to Question 225778, how many Growth Hubs are currently in operation; where each...

    • Student Finance England: Complaints

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will make it his policy to collect and publish data on whether students who make complaints to Student Finance England are...

      Small Businesses: Bradford

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how much support the British Business Bank has provided to small and medium-sized enterprises in Bradford since its creation.

      Minimum Wage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will make it his policy to (a) increase the national minimum wage for 18 to 20 year olds to £6.86 by 2020 and (b)...

      Electronic Equipment: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what legislation governs the sale of second-hand electrical goods; and if he will make a statement.

      Exports: Israel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, when he will publish the review of extant export licensing and the licensing of new applications for Israel.

      Students: Grants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate he has made of the number of students receiving maintenance grants in (a) 2013-14, (b) 2014-15 and (c) 2015-16.

      Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, whether the apprenticeship levy will benefit those already in apprenticeships.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, when he plans to respond to the letter from the hon. Member for Leeds North West of 24 June 2015.

      Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Tobacco

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many times (a) he and (b) other Ministers in his Department met employees or third-party representatives of tobacco...

      Virtual Reality Headsets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what information his Department holds on the tests and risk assessments that are used to ensure that users of virtual reality...

      Virtual Reality Headsets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, whether his Department made an estimate of the number of virtual reality headsets that have been sold in the UK.

      Small Businesses: Certification Quality Marks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps his Department is taking to support small businesses to produce products which comply with CE marking standards; and...

      Economic Growth: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what discussions he has had with his counterpart in the Northern Ireland Assembly on ensuing business growth in the Northern...

      Small Businesses: Certification Quality Marks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will make an assessment of the effect on small businesses of them meeting CE marking requirements on their products; and...

      Low Pay Commission

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, when he plans to publish revised Terms of Reference for the Low Pay Commission.

      Pay: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will ask the Low Pay Commission to (a) publish an analysis of which sectors of the UK economy could afford to increase...

      Low Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what target he has set for reducing the number of employees who earn below two-thirds of the median hourly wage.

      Digital Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what criteria were used to select the next generation digital economy centres announced in the Summer Budget 2015.

      Business: Advisory Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 17 June 2015 to Question 2127, how many Growth Vouchers were not redeemed by the deadline of 30 June;...

      Students: Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will publish an updated assessment of the RAB charge taking into account announcements in the Summer Budget 2015; and what...

      Higher Education: Admissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what research he has (a) commissioned and (b) examined on the potential effects of announcements in the Summer Budget 2015 on...

      Higher Education: Admissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what forecast his Department or its agencies has made of the number of (a) applications to and (b) numbers taking up places at...

      Local Enterprise Partnerships

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what (a) formal and (b) informal support is being provided by the Government to the local enterprise partnership network.

      Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many and what proportion of staff of his Department were based in each region of the UK in each of the last 10 years.

      Innovation and Science

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what (a) provision he has made and (b) guidance he plans to issue on the development of Science and Innovation Audits in areas...

      Overseas Students

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate he has made of the net economic contribution of non-EU university students to the UK economy.

      Overseas Students

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate he has made of likely changes in the number of non-EU national students studying at UK universities over the next...

      Overseas Students

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate he has made of the proportion of UK university funding contributed by non-EU nationals.

      Public Houses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what recent progress he has made on publishing a statutory code for pub companies; and if he will make a statement.

      Students: Grants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many and what proportion of those eligible to receive university maintenance grants were (a) women, (b) men, (c) black and...

      Students: Grants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate he has made of the likely default rate of the new university maintenance loans; and what provisions he has made to...

      Property: Registration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, for what reasons a person registering title to a property is not required to provide proof of the applicant's identity; and...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Unmanned Air Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the locations are of the seven ground control stations used for control of his Department's 10 Reapers.

    • Trident

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to ensure the operational viability of the UK's Trident programme as part of the continuous at-sea deterrent.

      Ministry of Defence: Living Wage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 10 July 2015 to Question 2952, if he will make it his policy to secure accredited Living Wage Employer status for his...

      EU Defence Policy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of a more joined-up EU defence policy.

      Unmanned Air Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department has established an Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Communications team.

      Iraq: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent assistance his Department has given to the Iraqi army in its operations against Daesh forces in Northern Iraq.

      Defence: Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the total value of defence-related contracts placed by his Department with suppliers from Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath constituency was in each of the...

      Armed Forces: Human Experiments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many British service personnel have died as a direct result of (a) voluntary and (b) involuntary participation in experimental tests using (i)...

      Defence Discount Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the total net cost is to his Department of the Defence Discount Service.

      Underwater Test and Evaluation Centre

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the contribution of the Minister for Defence Procurement of 23 June 2015, Official Report, columns 861-62, when he expects the planned...

      Unmanned Air Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment his Department has made of the use of unmanned remotely piloted aircraft systems as part of future UK defence capability; and if he will...

      Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 25 June 2015 to Question 3169, how many of the eight aircraft that have been ordered are necessary to meet the threshold for...

      RAF Regiment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what projections his Department has made of the target strength of the Royal Air Force Regiment of the Royal Air Force in each of the next five years.

      Military Aircraft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the out of service date is for the (a) Typhoon Tranche 1, (b) Typhoon Tranche 2, (c) Typhoon Tranche 3 and (d) Tornado GR4.

      Type 23 Frigates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the planned crew complement by (a) rank and (b) specialisation is for the Type 23 Global Combat Ship.

      Defence Equipment and Support

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many working hours each week are provided by staff from (a) Bechtel, (b) PwC and (c) CH2M Hill under the managed service provider contracts to...

      Army

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 9 June 2015 to Question 1249, whether his Department has targets for army strength for each year up to 2020.

      Defence Equipment and Support

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many staff in each salary band from (a) Bechtel, (b) PwC and (c) CH2M Hill are working under the managed service provider contracts to facilitate...

      Defence Equipment and Support

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the (a) length and (b) value is of his Department's managed service provider contracts with (i) Bechtel, (ii) PwC and (iii) CH2M Hill related to...

      Defence: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much his Department has been allocated from the Joint Security Fund in each year up to 2020.

      Defence Equipment and Support

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many staff work for Defence Equipment and Support at the Abbey Wood site; and how many of those staff are militarily trained.

      Marines

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what projections his Department has made of the target strength of the Royal Marines in each of the next five years.

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • Communities and Local Government: Press

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, which newspapers, journals and periodicals his Department subscribes to; and how much his Department spent on newspapers,...

    • Communities and Local Government: Living Wage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 10 July 2015 to Question 2952, if he will make it his policy to secure accredited Living Wage...

      Mayors: Yorkshire and the Humber

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will hold discussions with local authority leaders in Yorkshire on creating the post of Mayor of Yorkshire.

      Social Rented Housing: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many and what proportion of households in social housing (a) in London and (b) in each local authority area in London have...

      Shared Ownership Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will take steps to promote shared equity housing as a preferred housing tenure with (a) local authorities and (b)...

      Social Rented Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many and what proportion of households in social housing have an annual income above £30,000 in (a) England, (b)...

      Housing Revenue Accounts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, which local authorities have (a) applied and (b) been granted approval for permission to use housing revenue account funds to...

      Housing: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, which local authorities operate selective or additional licensing schemes under the terms of the Housing Act 2004.

      Social Rented Housing: Empty Property

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many properties became vacant in the social housing stock in each local authority area in 2013-14.

      Leisure: Per Capita Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what the (a) absolute and (b) proportionate change in per capita funding allocated to sports and leisure was between 2010-11...

      Local Enterprise Partnerships: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will make a recommendation on the appropriate pay for the Chief Executives of Local Enterprise Partnerships.

      Railways: Elstree

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 7 July 2015 to Question 4550, what estimate his Department made of the (a) cost and (b) timescale of...

      Social Rented Housing: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will estimate the number of social homes in London occupied by non-UK residents.

      Public Houses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether the Minister for Local Government has met (a) pub-owning companies, (b) the British Beer & Pub Association, (c)...

  • Scotland Office

    • Scotland Office: Living Wage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, pursuant to the Answer of 10 July 2015 to Question 2952, if he will make it his policy to secure accredited Living Wage Employer status for his...

  • Women and Equalities

    • Government Equalities Office: Living Wage

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, pursuant to the Answer of 10 July 2015 to Question 2952, if she will make it her policy to secure accredited Living Wage Employer status for the...

  • Department for Transport

    • Bradford Interchange Station

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of renovating Bradford Interchange station.

    • Calder Valley Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will take steps to (a) shorten journey times and (b) increase train speeds on the Calder Valley Line between Bradford Interchange and Manchester...

      Railways: Freight

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what his policy is on changing the (a) frequency and (b) volume of freight moved by rail between Felixstowe and Tilbury ports.

      East Anglia Railway Line: Franchises

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether access for disabled people at Diss and Stowmarket stations will be a condition of the new franchise contract for the Eastern Main Line.

      Public Transport: Yorkshire and the Humber

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to increase the provision of public transport in (a) Bradford and (b) Yorkshire and the Humber.

      Space Technology: Llanbedr

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential implications of locating a spaceport at Llanbedr, Gwynedd on transport in that area.

      Network Rail

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the proposals relating to Network Rail set out in paragraph 1.255 of the Summer Budget 2015, if he will publish in relation to those...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the overall reduction of cost to High Speed 2 of terminating the proposed line at Old Oak Common including any necessary...

      Railways: North of England

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the effect on employment in Greater Manchester of pausing the Manchester to Leeds electrification project in (a) 2015,...

      Railways: North of England

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what ministerial visits there have been associated with promoting the electrification of the Manchester to Leeds railway line since 2011; and what the...

      Railways: North of England

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the number of passengers on the Manchester to Leeds railway line in (a) 2015, (b) 2016, (c) 2017, (d) 2018 and (e) 2019.

      Network Rail

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 9 July 2015 to Question 5694, what projects will receive how much funding for projects in addition to the Rail Investment...

      Network Rail

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the 2014 review of Network Rail's enhancement programme carried out jointly by his Department, Network Rail and the Office of Rail and Road...

      Network Rail

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 14 July 2015 to Question 6453 and to the contribution of the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in his Department, the...

      Railways: Electrification

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 13 July 2015 to Question 5807, what the cost-benefit ratio was for the overall Midland Main Line upgrade package, including...

      Severn River Crossing: Tolls

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the total VAT payable or received by the Government from the Severn Bridges' tolls has been to date.

      Railways: Tickets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 13 July 2015 to Question 5776, whether the routes covered by the existing Southern and Gatwick Express franchise, which will...

      Network Rail

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to Network Rail's Board minutes of 19 March 2015, when the Chief Executive of Network Rail first raised with him the need to take a...

      Network Rail

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, on what dates he has met the Chief Executive of Network Rail since 1 January 2015.

      Midland Main Railway Line: Electrification

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he expects work on the electrification of the Midland Mainline to resume; and if he will make a statement.

      Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what mechanisms exist to allow vehicle owners to opt out of having their details sold to private sector organisations by the DVLA.

      Railways: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 2 July 2015 to Question 4668, whether cost overruns and potential delays on Network Rail's enhancement programme were...

      Large Goods Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if his Department will make an assessment of whether the powers local councils and police have to enforce restrictions on heavy goods vehicles driving...

      East Coast Railway Line: Level Crossings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 14 July 2015 to Question 6464, how many of the 73 East Coast Main Line level crossings Network Rail plans to close during...

      Bus Services: Working Hours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what his policy is on implementation of EU rules on domestic bus driving hours.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Iran: Nuclear Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the statement of the President of the US of 7 April 2015 on negotiations with Iran, what assessment he has...

    • Yemen: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the implications of its policies of the Human Rights Watch report on the airstrikes...

      Eritrea: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the Report of the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea brought before the UN Human Rights Council...

      Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what estimate he has made of the value of UK exports to (a) the EU, (b) the US, (c) China and (d) India in (i) 2000 and (ii)...

      Yemen: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of whether Saudi Arabia is adhering to the laws of war in the context of its military...

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Living Wage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 10 July 2015 to Question 2952, if he will make it his policy to secure accredited Living Wage...

      South Sudan: Peace Negotiations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to assist faith and community-led reconciliation efforts in South Sudan.

      Iran: Sanctions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will raise at the UN the potential effect of the recent agreement with Iran on nuclear weapons on the lifting of economic...

      Iraq: Islamic State

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what reports he has received on the killing of Christians by Islamic State in the city of Quaragosh, Iraq.

      Iraq: Islamic State

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his international counterparts on reports that Islamic State has taken over the city of...

      Islamic State: Christianity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to protect Christians from persecution by Islamic State.

      Boko Haram

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to support African countries in counter-terrorism efforts against Boko Haram.

      Diplomatic Relations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what reports he has received from meetings between Ministers in the (a) Scottish Government, (b) Welsh Government and (c)...

      Guatemala: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what reports his Department has received on the implementation of the 2013 ruling by the Department of Zacapa Court in...

      West Africa: Piracy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the level of piracy in the seas off West Africa; and what contribution the UK is making...

      Iran: Nuclear Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what role the Government plans that the (a) NNL, (b) UK nuclear supply chain and (c) UK nuclear regulators will play in...

      Iran: Uranium

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what role he plans for the UK to have in securing uranium and uranium fuel in Iran.

      Iran: Nuclear Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with (a) the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change and (b) constituent parts of the UK...

      Iran: Nuclear Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what plans he has to provide (a) commercial assistance, (b) nuclear fuel storage, disposal and reprocessing services and (c)...

      British Overseas Territories: Environment Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether his Department plans to provide financial support for the launch of a new round of the Darwin Plus Initiative for the...

      EU Reform

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many and what proportion of his Department's staff are working on the European renegotiation strategy.

      Common Fisheries Policy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has discussed the future of the Common Fisheries Policy as part of the negotiations on the terms of the UK's...

      UK Membership of EU: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the planned EU referendum on the level of UK exports to the EU.

  • Department for International Development

    • Burma: Rohingya

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what her Department's policy is on using the word Rohingya when discussing the Rohingya with the government of Burma.

    • Burma: Humanitarian Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what discussions she has held with the UN Secretary General on his role in negotiating humanitarian access in Rakhine state, Burma.

      Burma: Internally Displaced People

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what funding her Department is providing for internally displaced people in Shan and Kachin states, Burma.

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, with reference to paragraph 1.82 of the Summer Budget 2015, whether any of the £1.5 billion a year funding for military and...

      Department for International Development: Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what proportion of her Department's budget was spent on (a) equipment and goods and (b) consultancy from UK companies in each of the...

      Defence: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much her Department will receive in funding from the Joint Security Fund in each year up to 2020.

      Nepal: Nature Conservation

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department has taken to help prevent the extinction by poaching of (a) the Bengal tiger and (b) rhino herds in Nepal.

      Nepal: Infrastructure

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to help long-term improvements to the (a) water supply and (b) road network in Nepal after the...

      Pakistan: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that UK Aid resources in Pakistan are not used to purchase educational material for use...

      British Overseas Territories: Environment Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether her Department will provide financial support for the launch of a new round of the Darwin Plus Initiative for the UK Overseas...

      Department for International Development: Audit

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent independent audit there has been of the effectiveness of her Department's disbursement of services.

  • Department for Education

    • Adoption

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how funding for adoption services will be distributed to local authorities once joint arrangements have been made for carrying out local authority...

    • Mental Health: Curriculum

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will incorporate education on mental health issues into the national curriculum.

      Children's Centres

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps her Department is taking to maintain the current provision of children's centre services.

      Autism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she is taking to ensure that parents of children and young people with autism receive appropriate support, guidance and information.

      Children in Care: Mental Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will implement the recommendations of the report published by the NSPCC in June 2015 entitled Achieving emotional wellbeing for looked after...

      Arts: GCE A-level

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many people sat A level media studies in each of the last three years in (a) Bury, (b) Greater Manchester and (c) England.

      Children's Centres: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much the Government allocated for expenditure on children's centres in (a) 2009-10 and (b) 2015-16.

      Gcse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, in how many secondary schools fewer than 60 per cent of pupils achieved five A* to C grades at GCSE including English and mathematics in the most...

      National Curriculum Tests

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, in how many primary schools fewer than 85 per cent of pupils achieved expected standards in national curriculum tests in the most recent three years...

      Gcse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of pupils who were (a) eligible and (b) not eligible for free school meals and were (i) white British and (ii) not white...

      Children in Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children who left care in the most recent year for which figures are available had more than (a) three, (b) five, (c) 10, (d) 20, (e) 30, (f)...

      Free School Meals: Copeland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of children in Year 3 or above in Copeland constituency were eligible for free school meals in each of the last 10 years.

      Education: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of the potential correlation between the quality of personal, social, health and economic education provision at (a)...

      Free School Meals: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many school pupils were eligible for free school meals in each London borough in June (a) 2010, (b) 2011, (c) 2012, (d) 2013 and (e) 2014; and in...

      Sure Start Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will list the locations of the Sure Start centres that have closed since 2010.

      Education: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much funding her Department has allocated to (a) Northamptonshire and (b) the education authority with the highest spend per pupil in 2015-16; and...

      Pupils: South Yorkshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much funding was received per pupil in (a) Barnsley East constituency, (b) Barnsley and (c) South Yorkshire in each of the last five years.

      Languages: Qualifications

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 10 June 2015 to Question 842, what steps her Department is taking to ensure (a) the availability at GCSE and A-level of (i)...

      Children: Reading

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of the disparity in reading ability between different socio-economic groups at age four in each of the last five years.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will estimate the proportion of two year old children receiving their full entitlement of free childcare (a) nationally, (b) in each region,...

      Children's Commissioner for England

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of the budget of the Office of the Children's Commissioner was spent on administration in each of the last five years.

      Pre-school Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of early years educators qualified to level 3 were working with children aged (a) two, (b) three and (c) four in each of...

      Education: Assessments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, which schools opted not to do the Baseline Assessment tests in September and October 2015.

      St Ives First School

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when she plans to make a decision on whether St Ives First School is to be permitted to increase its age range from September 2015.

      Students: Identification

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what her Department's policy is on the use of unique student identifier numbers.

      Sixth Form Colleges: VAT

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what her policy is on the refund of VAT costs to sixth form colleges.

      Education: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what her plans are for future funding of education and training for 16 to 19 year olds.

      Vocational Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps her Department is taking to improve the provision of technical education.

  • Leader of the House

    • English Votes for English Laws

      To ask the Leader of the House, what assessment he has made of the comparability of the method of selection of members to the legislative Grand Committee as set out in the proposed Standing...

    • English Votes for English Laws: Wales

      To ask the Leader of the House, whether he plans to consult the public in Wales on his proposals for English votes on English laws.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Nature Conservation: Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether her Department plans to produce an action plan on wildlife crime in the UK modelled on the plan recently announced...

    • Avian Influenza

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she plans to take with devolved administrations to ensure there are no further outbreaks of avian flu in the UK.

      Antibiotics: Livestock

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 18 June 2015 from the Minister of State in her Department, Official Report, column 446, on farm...

      Environment Protection: British Overseas Territories

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether her Department plans to launch a new round of the Darwin Plus Initiative for the UK Overseas Territories.

      National Parks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when the decision on the extension of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Lake District National Park will be...

  • Department for Energy and Climate Change

    • Wind Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, whether her Department has conducted an impact assessment for the removal of onshore wind from the Renewables Obligation.

    • Climate Change: Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what the implications are for her Department's policies of the findings of the Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change,...

      Hinkley Point C Power Station

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what the timetable is for the UK to respond to the application made by the Austrian government to the European Court of Justice...

      Nuclear Power Stations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, how many Generation III reactors of the type currently in development in the UK are currently operating worldwide; and what assessment...

      Renewable Energy: Subsidies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, if she will make it her policy to direct green subsidies for renewable energy into research and development into low carbon energy.

  • Attorney General

    • Offenders

      To ask the Attorney General, what procedures are in place to ensure that prosecutors make courts aware of overseas criminal convictions of (a) foreign and (b) British criminals for the purposes...

    • Domestic Violence

      To ask the Attorney General, in what proportion of cases in a domestic setting the Crown Prosecutor requests (a) a witness summons or (b) special measures; and what proportion of such...

      Prosecutions: ICT

      To ask the Attorney General, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of prosecutors using computerised prosecution court files; and if he will make a statement.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Coroners: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will take steps to improve faith and cultural training for coroners to assist in the (a) timely dealing with deaths, (b) type of post mortem used...

    • Youth Custody

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many young offenders in custody (a) committed suicide and (b) self-harmed in each of the last 10 years.

      Pre-sentence Reports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many (a) fast and (b) part delivery pre-sentence reports were prepared in the latest year for which information is available for offenders with (i)...

      Reoffenders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the highest number of previous convictions for burglary was for an individual convicted of a further burglary offence; and what the sentence was...

      Human Rights Act 1998: British Overseas Territories

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect on British Overseas Territories of the repeal of the Human Rights Act 1998.

      Wills

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to promote the making of wills; and if he will make a statement.

      Criminal Injuries Compensation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the provisions for compensation under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme for a person injured as a...

      Fines: Surcharges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much was raised from the victim surcharge in each year since 2010.

      Ministry of Justice: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many employees of (a) his Department, (b) its executive agencies and (c) non-departmental public bodies for which he is responsible had an annual...

      Prisons

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many (a) recorded violent incidents there were and (b) prison officers worked at (i) Wakefield and (ii) New Hall prison in each of the last five...

      Wills: Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether he plans to introduce further regulation of the making of wills; and if he will make a statement.

      Human Trafficking: Convictions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many offenders (a) cautioned and (b) proceeded against in Magistrates' Courts have been found guilty and sentenced for human trafficking in (i)...

  • Cabinet Office

    • Government Departments: Procurement

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what guidance his Department provides to other departments on the publication of OGC Gateway Reviews.

    • Youth Services: Expenditure

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the (a) absolute and (b) proportionate change in expenditure per capita on youth services was in each local authority area between 2012-13 and 2013-14.

      Minimum Wage: Woking

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many (a) full-time and (b) part-time employees were paid the minimum wage in Woking constituency in the last year for which figures are available.

      Young People: Pay

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the number of people between the ages of 16 and 24 in (a) Scotland and (b) the UK earning less than £7.20 per hour.

      Employment: Females

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will estimate the proportion of the female workforce in (a) Scotland and (b) the UK employed by companies which have more than 250 employees.

      Capita

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the performance of Capita in administering the recruitment of the Civil Service Apprenticeship Scheme.

      Government Departments: Staff

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what proportion of staff of all Government departments were based in each region of the UK in each of the last 10 years.

      Pay: Yorkshire and the Humber

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the number of people between the ages of 16 and 24 in (a) West Yorkshire and (b) Leeds earning less than £7.20 per hour.

      Population: Children

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the number of (a) boys aged (i) 12 and (ii) 13 years and (b) girls aged (i) 12 and (ii) 13 years there will be in the UK...

      Leukaemia

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many people have been diagnosed with leukaemia in each of the last five years.

      Public Service: Corruption

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to the Prime Minister's article in the Huffington Post, published on 6 June 2015, what the source is for the Prime Minister's statement...

  • Department for Culture Media and Sport

    • 4G/TV Co-existence Oversight Board

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what work the 4G/TV Coexistence Oversight Board has undertaken since its inception.

    • Telecommunications

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 29 June 2015 to Question 2031, on telecommunications, if he will publish the results of the 2015 review; and...

      Destination Management Organisations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what work the Destination Management Organisation has undertaken since its inception.

      Gaming Machines: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what research his Department has commissioned on the potential harm caused by fixed odds betting terminals in Scotland.

      Telecommunications

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 22 June 2015 to Question 2039, on telecommunications, whether his Department plans to publish the Ofcom...

      ICT: North of England

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what outputs have been delivered under the TechNorth programme since its announcement on 23 October 2014; how many officials are...

      Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Ministerial Policy Advisers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what the name, responsibilities and pay band are of each special adviser in his Department.

      Broadband: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to paragraph 1.318, of Summer Budget 2015, to what ends the Government plans to spend the £10 million for broadband...

      Public Buildings: WiFi

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many public buildings have been provided with free public wifi in each of the super-connected cities.

      Broadband: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what forecast he has made of how much of the BBC licence fee will be allocated to broadband rollout by the end of that rollout.

      Broadband: Rural Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, whether any of the BBC's funding for rural broadband rollout has been allocated to extending superfast broadband to households without...

      Mobile Phones

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the potential benefits of reforming the Electronic Communications Code to grant mobile network operators...

      Mobile Phones: Rural Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what reforms to the Electronic Communications Code his Department is proposing to improve the ability of mobile network operators to...

      Public Libraries: WiFi

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 6 July 2015 to Question 5223, on public libraries: wifi, if he will place the list referred to in that Answer...

      Broadband

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 19 June 2015 to Question 2033, what estimate his Department has made of the number of companies that would be...

      Local Press: Non-domestic Rates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions he has had with local authorities on business rates relief for local newspapers.

      Sportsgrounds: Cornwall

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to paragraph 1.320 of the Summer Budget 2015, whether the Government plans to provide financial support for the building...

      Local Press: Non-domestic Rates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, whether he has sought legal advice on whether business rates relief for local newspapers complies with State Aid rules.

  • House of Commons Commission

    • Parliament: Catering

      To ask the hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington representing the House of Commons Commission, how many staff in catering outlets on the Parliamentary Estate are employed on zero-hour contracts.

    • Parliament: Catering

      To ask the hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington representing the House of Commons Commission, whether tips paid by credit or debit cards in catering outlets on the Parliamentary Estate are...

      Divisions: Technology

      To ask the hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington representing the House of Commons Commission, what electronic upgrades to the recording of divisions in the House (a) have been made since...

  • Department for Transport

    • Department for Transport: Public Appointments

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will list those persons appointed as chairs of non-departmental public bodies by the Department for Transport.

    • Large Goods Vehicles

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government which agencies are responsible for the enforcement of lorry weight limits; and whether those agencies have sufficient resources to enforce those limits.

  • Leader of the House of Lords

    • House of Lords: Parliamentary Procedure

      To ask the Leader of the House whether the speaking rights of the second largest opposition party front bench in the House of Lords can be reallocated to the opposition party with the second...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • National Asset Management Agency

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of the Irish Republic about the disclosures made in the Irish Parliament concerning the sale of properties...

    • Civil Servants: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many civil servants employed through the Northern Ireland graduate fast-track scheme between 1 June 2010 and 1 June 2015 were educated at (1) private,...

      Republic of Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Dunlop on 1 July (HL811) concerning the Belfast Agreement and human rights, what discussions they have had over the...

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    • Copyright

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Neville-Rolfe on 6 July (HL934) concerning the proposal by the European Parliament for restrictions on photographs...

    • Imports: USA

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government which categories of United States exports of goods to the United Kingdom are free of European Union tariff and non-tariff barriers; and what was the...

      UK Membership of EU

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the risk that global corporations may delay investing in the United Kingdom because of uncertainty over the United...

      Arms Trade: Israel

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to change their policy on selling arms to Israel in line with the policy not to sell arms where they might be used for external aggression...

  • Department for Education

    • Department for Education: Public Appointments

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will list those persons appointed as chairs of non-departmental public bodies by the Department for Education.

    • European Union: Education

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Nash on 16 June (HL521) concerning schools' compliance with sections 406 and 407 of the Education Act 1996, whether...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Data Protection

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in each of the last six years for which figures are available, how much income was received by the Information Commissioner's Office in respect of its data...

    • Data Protection

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps, including review, audit or other assessment, have been taken by (1) the Ministry of Justice, (2) the Information Commissioner's Office, and (3)...

      Freedom of Expression

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Faulks on 1 July (HL561), whether they plan to review extant Acts of Parliament to ensure that the right of freedom of...

      Prison Service

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many detached duty staff worked in each prison in each month of 2015.

      Immigrants: Children

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many unaccompanied migrant children appeared in courts and tribunals as either parties or witnesses in 2014.

      Improving Outcomes for Young Black and Muslim Men in the Criminal Justice System Review

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what arrangements they are making to evaluate and respond to the findings and recommendations in the report of the Young Review Improving outcomes for young...

      Legal Aid Scheme: Immigrants

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in each of the last four years, how much was paid through legal aid to legal professionals advising asylum seekers and immigrants who had been charged with...

  • The Lord Chairman of Committees

    • Political Parties: Finance

      To ask the Chairman of Committees how much Cranborne money will be given to (1) the Liberal Democrat Party, and (2) the Labour Party; and over what period of time.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Defence

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will provide a full breakdown of the costs included in (1) this year's, and (2) 2011–12's, calculation of the total percentage of gross...

    • Humanitarian Aid: Military Aid

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the cost of unreimbursed humanitarian assistance provided by the Ministry of Defence in each of the last five years.

      Military Bases: Catterick

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of the accommodation at Catterick Garrison is en-suite.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Welfare State

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the open letter to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions published in the Tablet on 4 July.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Plastics

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what actions they plan to take to reduce harmful plastic production and waste in the United Kingdom.

  • Home Office

    • Deportation: China

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the petition initiated by the children of Chinese sailors deported from Liverpool after World War Two.

    • Illegal Immigrants

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many lorry drivers have been fined by United Kingdom authorities during the last 12 months for unintentionally having migrants in their vehicles; and how...

      Child Sexual Abuse Independent Panel Inquiry

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the terms of reference of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse have been settled; whether the Inquiry will take place under the Inquiries...

      Immigrants: Detainees

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to limit the time that an individual may be held in immigration detention; and whether they plan to take steps to ensure that people who...

      Counter-terrorism: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether their proposed counter-extremism legislation will apply to Northern Ireland and dissident republicans.

      Slavery

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government which locations have been chosen for piloting the recommended changes to the National Referral Mechanism referred to in the Modern Slavery Strategy.

      Slavery

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government when the pilots testing changes to the National Referral Mechanism referred to in the Modern Slavery Strategy will begin and end; what mechanism is in place...

      Slavery

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government (1) whether the National Referral Mechanism and the Victim Care Contract have been extended to provide support and assistance to all victims of modern...

      Slavery

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions are taking place with the devolved administrations to ensure consistent implementation of any proposed changes to the National Referral...

  • HM Treasury

    • Financial Services Compensation Scheme

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will explain why they agreed to a European directive tying the United Kingdom's bank deposit protection scheme to the euro-sterling value which...

    • Economic Situation: Greece

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the cost to the public purse resulting from the economic crisis in Greece.

  • Department for Energy and Climate Change

    • Carbon Emissions

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to increase the contribution made by thermal heating and other low-carbon heat technologies, and by building regulations, to the...

  • Cabinet Office

    • Households

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the change in the number of households in the United Kingdom between 2010 and 2014 where (1) the Household Reference Person was born in the United...

    • Prime Minister: Staff

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many staff there were in the Prime Minister's office for each Prime Minister over the last 30 years.

      Public Bodies

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bridges of Headley on 16 June (HL204) concerning non-departmental public bodies and executive agencies, whether they...

      Elections: Voting Behaviour

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to undertake a consultation based on independent market research about whether people would be more likely to vote in elections if polling...

      Electoral Register: Fines

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether changes to the electoral registration process are needed to ensure that people are aware of the civil penalties for...

      Constituencies

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the case for changing the process by which constituency boundaries are redrawn.

  • Department for Culture Media and Sport

    • Television: Internet

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of when television will be delivered predominantly across the internet.

    • BBC Monitoring: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they plan to take to protect the funding presently available for the BBC Monitoring Service in the light of the reduction in the BBC's overall funding.

  • Department of Health

    • Mesothelioma: Drugs

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, following the decision by the panel of the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) that the clinical benefits of pemetrexed as a maintenance treatment in patients...

    • Gender Recognition

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps are being taken to ensure that the Health and Social Care Information Centre informs transsexual patients whose health data has been wrongly...

      Monitor: Employment Agencies

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of Monitor’s use of temporary staff to work with NHS Foundation Trusts on reducing agency staff costs as a model for the...

      Health Professions: Training

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have received from Monitor regarding the case for increasing training places for doctors and nurses since 2010.

      Folic Acid

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to reducing the use of folic supplementation by women of child-bearing age.

      Folic Acid

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any recent evidence that a folic acid deficiency in men may lead to birth defects in their offspring.

      Folic Acid

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what were the serum folate levels in women of child-bearing age in the latest results of the National Diet and Nutrition Survey; and how these compare to the...

      Social Services: Apprentices

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they plan to encourage young people to take up social care apprenticeships.

      Medicine: Research

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the case for a global fund to support research into antibiotics, Ebola and other neglected diseases.

      Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether post-marketing surveillance has been conducted on the administration of (1) Gardasil, and (2) Cervarix; if so, by whom, over what period, and with...

      Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government why the outcome of 75 per cent of reported serious adverse events arising from taking Cervarix is unknown, in the light of the fact that the vaccine has a...

      Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government why only 16.8 per cent of reports of serious adverse events relating to human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines under the Yellow Card Scheme have been followed...

      Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Prior of Brampton on 16 June (HL229), which indicated that 2,589 serious suspected adverse drug reactions to human...

      Diabetes: Research

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much is currently being spent on research into Type 1 diabetes.

      Folic Acid

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how the serum total folate levels for women of child-bearing age shown in the latest National Diet and Nutrition Survey supplementary report vary between the...

      Folic Acid

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions have taken place with the governments of Scotland and Wales regarding the information contained in the National Diet and Nutrition Survey...

      Folic Acid

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what meetings ministers have had with industry in the light of the blood folate results published in the National Diet and Nutrition Survey supplementary...

      Social Services: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effect of planned reductions in social care budgets for 2015–16 on local authorities and social care providers.

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