Written answers

Friday, 25 September 2015

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

  • Department for Transport

    • Network Rail: Reviews

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect to receive the results of the review by Sir Peter Hendy of Network Rail projects in Control Period 5; whether those results will be subject...

    • *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to make provision in the spending review for five per cent of transport spending to be for cycling and walking, in order to encourage those...

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to protect consumers by tackling the use of odometer adjustments to reduce the mileage shown in cars.

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government when the last major maintenance work was undertaken on the first and second Severn crossings, and what was the cost of that work.

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the annual cost of maintaining the first and second Severn crossings in each of the last 10 years.

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many ships were on the United Kingdom register in 2005, and in each year thereafter to date.

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to review the regulations governing ship registration in the United Kingdom with a view to increasing the number of ships in the world...

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they plan to (1) investigate options, and (2) consult on proposals, to widen the A303 between Amesbury and Berwick Down following the A303/A30/A358...

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have sought, or been given, the advice of the National Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites concerning proposals for...

  • Department for Education

    • Primary Education

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to promote education on careers and work in primary schools.

    • *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to build self-confidence in children and young people in secondary schools, especially those who do not perform highly in academic...

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government to what extent it is their policy that maintained secondary schools and academies have a duty to develop the social and interpersonal skills of all pupils in...

  • Cabinet Office

    • Charity Commission

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many reports of serious incidents the Charity Commission has received this year; and what is (1) the average, and (2) the maximum, time delay in...

    • Petitions: Freedom of Information

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Freedom of Information Act 2000 applies to the names, addresses and other personal information, in whole or in part, that forms part of a...

      Civil Servants: Sick Leave

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the average number of days lost through sickness in the Northern Ireland Office, and in the civil service as a whole, over the last five years.

      Peers: Ministerial Policy Advisers

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by the Lord Privy Seal on 7 September (HL Deb, col 1213) that a Peer who is a special adviser will be able to vote but not contribute...

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many international students have come to the United Kingdom to study in the period 2010–15; and how many international students have remained in...

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of the number of current job vacancies in each region in England.

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    • Small Businesses: Government Assistance

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they plan to take to raise awareness of government projects designed to help small businesses.

    • Neurofibromatosis: Research

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to ensure that medical researchers are encouraged to work in the field of neurofibromatosis type 1.

      Rugby: Tickets

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they have taken regarding the sale of tickets for the 2016 RBS 6 Nations series that are being offered for sale before being released by the...

      Tickets: Sales

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they plan to announce the chair, membership and terms of reference of the group conducting the statutory review into the secondary ticketing market; and...

      Commodity Markets

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the 30 per cent drop in Anglo American PLC's profit, whether they are taking part in any discussions about the health of the United Kingdom...

      Directors: Ethnic Groups

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to increase the number of board members from ethnic minorities.

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