Written answers

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

  • Department for Transport

    • Govia Thameslink Railway

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what information his Department has received on reasons for absences of train drivers and cancellations of services operated by Govia Thameslink...

  • Home Office

    • Animal Experiments

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when her Department's document, Statistics of scientific procedures on living animals for 2014, will be published.

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Ministry of Justice: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much his Department spent on carbon offsetting in each of the last three years; and to which companies payments in respect of carbon offsetting were...

    • Landlords: Fines

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will make it his policy to increase the fines that local authorities can impose on landlords convicted of housing offences.

      Courts: Carmarthen

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what capital expenditure there was on (a) Carmarthen Law Courts (The Guildhall) and (b) Carmarthen Civil, Family, Tribunal and Probate Hearing Centre in...

      Magistrates' Courts: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what procedures are in place in the magistrates' courts to inform people on lower incomes that there is a remissions system of full or partial fee waivers.

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • Public Lavatories: Non-domestic Rates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how much was collected from local authorities at all tiers from non-domestic property tax levied on public conveniences in each...

    • Change of Use

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment his Department has made of the merits of (a) extending and (b) making permanent permitted development rights to...

  • Cabinet Office

    • Electoral Register: Finance

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to the Written Statement of 16 July 2015, on Individual Electoral Registration (IER), HCWS 127, which local authorities have received...

  • Department of Health

    • Social Services: Living Wage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the national living wage on social care providers.

    • Social Services: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effect of reductions in local authority social care budgets on the prevalence of delayed discharges in the NHS; and if...

      Glaucoma

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the cost to the NHS was of treating patients with glaucoma in (a) 2012, (b) 2013 and (c) 2014.

      Visual Impairment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate his Department has made of the (a) number of people with sight loss in the UK and (b) likely number of people who will have sight loss in 2050.

      Social Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps the Government is taking to improve the quality of adult social care; and if he will make a statement.

      Calderdale Royal Hospital: Private Finance Initiative

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the Prime Minister's comments on the PFI scheme at Calderdale Royal Hospital, reported in the Halifax Courier on 21 April 2015, what...

      Hospital Beds: Sussex

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to reduce the number of delayed transfers in West Sussex; and if he will make a statement.

      Pharmacy: Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the role of community pharmacies in keeping people healthy.

      Health Services: Weather

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what additional financial support he is making available to the NHS to help it deal with winter pressures.

      Hospitals: Mortality Rates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to reduce avoidable mortality in hospitals.

      Health: Poverty

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of the relationship between poverty in childhood and (a) ill-health and (b) use in adulthood of the NHS.

      NHS Foundation Trusts: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of the financial stability of foundation trusts.

      Hospitals: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that hospitals balance their budgets.

  • Home Office

    • Asylum: Deportation

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the cost of deporting failed asylum seekers to their country of origin in (1) 2000, (2) 2010, and (3) 2014.

    • Immigration: Statistics

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether distinguishing between overseas students and other migrants in published statistics would help to promote the...

      Road Traffic Offences

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to extend their definition of a notifiable crime to include (1) all driving offences, or (2) all driving offences that cause injury.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Saudi Arabia: Religious Freedom

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of Saudi Arabia’s human rights record, and in particular its commitment to freedom of religion or belief.

    • Saudi Arabia: UN Human Rights Council

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the appointment of Saudi Arabia to head a panel at the UN Human Rights Council.

      Ali Mohammed al-Nimr

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the decision by the Supreme Court in Saudi Arabia to uphold the sentencing of Ali Mohammed al-Nimr, who was arrested as a...

      Saudi Arabia: Capital Punishment

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to Saudi Arabia regarding the use of beheading and crucifixion as criminal punishments.

      Sudan: Cluster Munitions

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they plan to make to the government of Sudan following the findings by the Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor that Sudanese armed...

      Turkey: Elections

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they, the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, or other similar bodies, will be sending official observers to the general...

      Yemen: Saudi Arabia

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the government of Saudi Arabia about their air attacks on towns and cities in Yemen and the consequent civilian...

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the progress achieved at the meeting of the Middle East Quartet on 10 September.

      Israel: West Bank

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the government of Israel regarding the extension of the Separation Barrier in the Cremisan Valley and its effect on...

      Israel: West Bank

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the government of Israel following the stop-work order issued by the Israeli Civil Administration in relation to the...

      Prisoners: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their current estimate of (1) how many British citizens are serving prison sentences in other European Union member states, and (2) the distribution...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Israel

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what training has been provided to British military and police personnel by Israel in the past 12 months.

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