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Written answers

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

  • Department for Transport

    • Railways: Economic Situation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make a comparative assessment of the potential economic benefit of High Speed 2 plans and the proposals by Transport for the North.

  • Home Office

    • Cybercrime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the position of cyber crime in the published lists of priorities of Police and Crime Commissioners.

    • Police: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much of the Police Innovation Fund was allocated to police forces in financial years (a) 2014-15 and (b) 2015-16.

      Police: Bureaucracy

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make an assessment of the potential effect on police workloads of planned reductions in local authority funding on (a) emergency...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Trade Unions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, which trades union groups have received (a) funding and (b) other support from his Department in each of the last five years.

    • Guatemala: Industrial Relations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what support his Department has provided to support trades union and workers' rights in Guatemala in each of the last five years.

      India: MV Seaman Guard Ohio

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his Indian counterpart on the case of six British ex-servicemen detained in India; what steps...

      Ilois: Resettlement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 7 December 2015 to Question 18442, on Ilois: resettlement, if he will undertake work to investigate...

      Pakistan: Radicalism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the reasons for trends in the levels of extremism in Pakistan.

      Capital Punishment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, for what reasons references to UK objections to the death penalty were omitted from his Department's policy paper, UN Human...

      Israel: Minority Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations his Department has made to the Israeli government about the restrictions on construction in...

      Israel: Minority Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what work his Department is undertaking with partner countries to address the inequalities experienced by Bedouin Arab...

      Israel: Minority Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations his Department has made to the Israeli government on the provision of services to communities of...

      Israel: Minority Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations his Department has made to the Israeli government on the risk of demolition to recognised and...

      Lebanon: Refugees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what support the Government is offering to the government of Lebanon on the distribution of central resources to municipalities...

      Commonwealth

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to promote trade and diplomatic connections with the Commonwealth.

      Burundi: Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he has taken to contribute towards stabilising the security situation in Burundi.

      Ministers: Visits Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, which countries have not received a visit by a UK Minister since 2000.

      Ethiopia: Public Order

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will call on his Ethiopian counterpart to allow peaceful protest in the Oromia region and withdraw paramilitary forces.

      Ethiopia: Evictions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will instruct HM Ambassador to Ethiopia to investigate allegations that paramilitary and security forces have killed more...

  • Attorney General

    • Courts: Appeals

      To ask the Attorney General, what the cost to the public purse has been since December 2014 of the Government defending cases which have been appealed to the European Court of Justice following a...

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    • Sahaviriya Steel Industries UK: Redcar

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what criteria were used to cap the value of the Government support package to £80 million for people affected by the...

    • Social Mobility

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will make an assessment of the implications for his policies on social mobility of the findings of research by the...

      Average Earnings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what the implications are for his Department's policy of the analysis undertaken by the Resolution Foundation set out in its...

      Business: Summertime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment he has made of the potential benefits to businesses of using daylight saving time all year.

      Conditions of Employment: Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many complaints were heard by the Pay and Work Rights Helpline regarding employment issues; and how many of these complaints...

      Living Wage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment he has made of the effect on businesses which have entered into long-term supply contracts of the introduction...

      Land Registry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will meet staff representatives in HM Land Registry to discuss concerns they have regarding the announcement in the...

      Land Registry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will publish the timetable for the proposed change of status of the Land Registry before a public consultation on that...

      Land Registry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how much the Exchequer received from the HM Land Registry trading fund in 2014-15.

      Land Registry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, with reference to the Spending Review and Autumn Statement 2015, section 10.5, when he plans to launch the consultation on the...

      Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate his Department has made of the value of the contract of tender for the employers' digital apprenticeship account;...

      Apprentices: Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how much was spent by the Government on apprenticeships in (a) 2010-11, (b) 2011-12 and (c) 2012-13.

      Trade Fairs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what the budget for the Trade Show Access Programme will be in financial year (a) 2016-17, (b) 2017-18 and (c) 2018-19; and if...

      Institute for Apprenticeships: Trade Unions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, which trades unions will be represented in the proposed Institute for Apprenticeships.

  • Department for International Development

    • Tuberculosis: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to incentivise the development of new drugs to treat TB.

    • Syria: Military Intervention

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what (a) funding, (b) personnel support and (c) other support has been provided by the Government under the Conflict, Stability and...

      Overseas Aid: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to encourage other countries to fulfil their commitments to funding initiatives to tackle HIV, TB...

  • Department for Education

    • Animal Welfare: Curriculum

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions (a) she and (b) her Department have had with animal welfare organisations on the incorporation of animal welfare in the national...

    • Sports: Academies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many 16 to 19 year olds are being educated in elite sports academies provided in conjunction with existing sports clubs in each (a) sport and (b)...

      Internet: Bullying

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent discussions she has had with internet service providers on preventing sexual abuse, cyber bullying and social media abuse of young people...

      Internet: Bullying

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what guidance her Department has issued to (a) schools and (b) further education colleges on educating young people about cyber bullying and social...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Bill of Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent progress he has made on his plans for a consultation on the proposed British Bill of Rights.

    • European Court of Human Rights: Public Appointments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the selection process and timetable are for appointing the UK's new judge on the European Court of Human Rights.

      Matrimonial Proceedings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what processes are in place to ensure that all finances of both parties are disclosed when divorce proceedings are commenced.

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many reassessments of personal independent payments (PIP) have been appealed since the introduction of PIP.

      Cemeteries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what progress has been made in making it lawful to reuse graves.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Armed Forces: Muslims

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to encourage British Muslims to join the armed forces to tackle ISIL.

    • Reserve Forces: Discharges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what proportion of those eligible service personnel who have left the reserve forces have participated in the Reservists Employment Support Programme of...

      Military Aid: Emergencies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he has made of the length of time it would take to deploy 10,000 armed forces personnel in the event of a civil emergency.

      Germany: Defence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what proportion of (a) armed forces personnel, (b) civilian staff, (c) equipment and (d) other military assets have been withdrawn from Germany since 2014.

      Military Aid: Counter-terrorism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assistance he is providing to help defeat (a) Boko Haram in West and Central Africa, (b) al Shabab in Somalia and East Africa and (c) al Qaeda...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Dupuytren's Contracture

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the timescale is for reaching a decision on the proposals to add Dupuytren's Contracture to the list of industrial injuries disablement...

    • Occupational Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what feedback his Department has received from (a) service users, (b) employers and (c) GPs on the Fit for Work service since its launch.

      Help to Work Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what information his Department holds on the destinations of (a) people referred to the Mandatory Work Activity scheme who did not join that...

      Help to Work Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reasons the Government has ended the (a) Mandatory Work Activity scheme and (b) Community Work Placements element of the Help to Work...

      Help to Work Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much his Department spent on the Help to Work scheme in the 2014-15 financial year; and how much of the budget for that scheme for the...

      Winter Fuel Payments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many automatic payments of partial winter fuel payment have been made in each of the last three years; and how many of those payments have...

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • Social Rented Housing: Waiting Lists

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many single people under the age of 35 with no dependent children are registered on waiting lists for social housing.

    • Social Rented Housing: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the effect of Scottish Government policies on the level of...

      Bellwin Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, which local authorities affected by the recent flooding have applied to his Department for funding under the Bellwin scheme.

      Non-domestic Rates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will make it his policy to provide relief funding to allow local authorities to reduce business rates for businesses...

      Travellers: Caravan Sites

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what information his Department holds on whether planning consent has been granted for a new traveller site situated in a...

      Affordable Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will ensure that affordable rent to buy housing is exempt from the Government's pay to stay proposals for higher income...

      Sleeping Rough

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what special support his Department is providing to rough sleepers over the Christmas period.

      Sleeping Rough: North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what special measures he has taken to provide assistance to rough sleepers in areas affected by floods in Lancashire and Cumbria.

      Local Government: Muslims

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to increase the representation of Muslims on elected bodies.

      Affordable Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will make it his policy that affordable rent to buy housing is included as an option for developers in the Housing and...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Trade Promotion: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what steps the Government is taking to promote Northern Ireland as a destination for meetings, events and conferences.

  • Department of Health

    • Hepatitis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 12 October 2015 to Question 10658, whether the national improvement framework for hepatitis C services will contain guidance on...

    • Blood: Contamination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he plans to publish the minutes of the infected blood reference group meeting held on 5 October 2015; and for what reasons those minutes have not...

      Cholesterol

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of the adult population had raised cholesterol in each of the last five years; and what steps his Department is taking to (a) raise...

      Sexually Transmitted Diseases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make it his policy to develop a shared strategy across the UK for tackling sexually transmitted diseases.

      Tuberculosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions his Department has had with organisations representing people with TB on support for people with that disease who are unable to work as...

      Tuberculosis and HIV Infection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that people with both TB and HIV receive joined-up care.

      Tuberculosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to develop a strategy for tackling and treating TB throughout the UK.

      Pneumococcal Disease

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many cases of meningococcal disease there have been in (a) Brigg and Goole constituency and (b) England since 2010.

      Nutrition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions his Department has had with clinical commissioning groups on the implementation of recommendations contained in NHS England's Nutrition...

      Colorectal Cancer

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the Answer of 27 February 2015 to Question 225126, what steps he is taking to ensure growth in investment to increase endoscopy unit...

      Pneumococcal Disease: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to make a cheaper, more effective vaccine against pneumococcal meningitis available on the NHS.

      Meningitis: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to improve protection from meningococcal disease; and what steps he plans to take to protect people with low immunity from...

      Lyme Disease

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people in (a) St Albans, (b) Hertfordshire, (c) East of England and (d) the UK have Lyme disease; and what steps is he taking to better treat...

  • Women and Equalities

  • Department for Transport

    • Roads: Accidents

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 30 November (HL3685), on what basis they differentiate dogs and cats in the requirements to...

    • High Speed 2 Railway Line: Liverpool

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the 20 Miles More group's campaign to extend HS2 to Liverpool.

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • Council Tax

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to ensure that local authorities with a low council tax base are not disadvantaged in relation to authorities in more affluent...

    • Infrastructure: Planning Permission

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many applications for planning consent for national infrastructure projects have been made since responsibility for determining them passed to the...

      Devolution: Sheffield

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the process of its devolution deal, Sheffield City Region asked for, or was offered, the same powers as Manchester, either for its governance...

      Housing

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of the net change in the number of homes in the UK between May 2015 and May 2020.

      Housing: Construction

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the number of new properties being built, and of the effect that that number is having on house prices.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Capital Punishment

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether opposition to the death penalty remains a key human rights priority for them, in the light of the UK’s candidacy for the UN Human Rights Council.

    • Jerusalem: Planning Permission

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel about data revealing that seven per cent of Jerusalem building permits go to Palestinian...

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel about the treatment of Palestinian prisoners, and in particular of Wasim Marouf at Ofer prison.

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Anelay of St Johns on 7 December (HL3871), what assessment they have made of the contribution of economic security...

      West Bank: Arson

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel regarding the hospital bills sent to the Palestinian Authority for medical treatment of Ahmad...

      West Bank: Walls and Fences

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel regarding the IDF Fence that separates nursing ewes from their lambs at Qalqilyah in the West...

      Syria: Politics and Government

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they were represented as observers or otherwise at the conference in al-Hassakeh on 8–9 December that formed the Council of Democratic Syria;...

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    • Apprentices

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many (1) 16 year olds, (2) 17 year olds, and (3) 18 year olds, started an apprenticeship in (a) England, and (b) each region in England in the latest...

    • Adult Education: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the annual £210 million ring-fenced funding for adult community education is to be continued; and if not, what level of funding such community...

  • Department for International Development

    • Syria: International Assistance

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to ensure that women and civil society groups are included in proceedings at the Syria Donors' Conference in February 2016.

    • Overseas Aid

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much of the Department for International Development aid budget will be spent by other departments.

      Overseas Aid: Health Services

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their plans for the Department for International Development to invest in addressing Aids, tuberculosis, and malaria globally from 2016 onwards.

      Ethiopia: Droughts

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the drought and food shortage in Ethiopia, and what support is being offered to those affected.

      Developing Countries: Natural Disasters

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the number of people, including children, who continue to suffer the consequences of predictable and preventable disasters...

      Overseas Aid

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether priority in distributing aid will be given to those who are hard to reach, in the light of the new Sustainable Development Goals commitment to "leave...

  • Department for Education

    • Equal Pay

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what actions they are taking to promote equal pay for women in the workplace.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Prison Service: Counter-terrorism

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government (1) how many prison staff, and (2) what proportion of prison staff, have received Prevent awareness training for each (a) prison, and (b) young offender...

    • Legal Aid Scheme: Telephone Services

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much revenue has been raised from call charging associated with the legal aid telephone gateway.

      Civil Proceedings: Legal Aid Scheme

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will provide statistics detailing civil legal aid claims and grants by sector broken down by protected characteristics since January 2010.

      Prisons: Drugs

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the quantities and types of drugs found in each prison, and the additional sentences given to those caught.

      Prison Governors

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government (1) how many, and (2) what percentage of, prison governors have worked at two or more prisons in the last five years.

      Young Offender Institutions

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the total spent, above basic salaries, on staff on detached duty at young offender institutions in England and Wales in each month between October...

      Prisons: Voluntary Work

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many volunteers there are currently carrying out work in each prison in England and Wales.

      Prisoner Escapes

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many prisoners who have previously absconded remain in open conditions.

      Prisoners: Foreign Nationals

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many offenders who are foreign nationals are currently serving a sentence for murder or manslaughter in prisons in England and Wales.

      Prisoner Escapes

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many prisoners recorded as taking car driving lessons or tests in the last five years absconded or attempted to abscond during a lesson or test.

      Radicalism

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people have undergone the programme of deradicalisation referred to as the Healthy Identities Intervention since it was accredited; how many people...

      Prisoners: Voting Rights

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they plan to take in response to the judgment of the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights in Hirst v The United Kingdom (No. 2)...

      Prisons: Visits

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of Barnardo's recent report Locked Out: Children's experiences of visiting a parent in prison, in particular claims that...

      Lord Chancellor

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to issue a revised response to the report from the Constitution Committee The office of Lord Chancellor (6th Report, session...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what they estimate to be the flying costs, including maintenance, of the (1) F-35A, and (2) F-35B, aircraft.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Social Security Benefits: Children

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will publish the documentation for the application of the family test to the policy to limit means-tested financial support to the first two...

    • Diabetes

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether diabetes is defined as a disability, and if so, what assessment they have made of the impact of the Welfare Reform and Work Bill on diabetics in the UK.

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Altmann on 4 December (HL3783) that the Personal Independence Payment assessment criteria were "designed in close...

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have introduced a requirement for health professionals involved in the Personal Independence Payment assessment to confirm that they have...

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have revisited the Personal Independence Payment assessment moving around guidance on reliability to ensure that that guidance captures...

      Social Security Benefits: Children

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many kinship care households they estimate will be affected by the combined impact of the proposals in the Welfare Reform and Work Bill to limit child...

      Universal Credit: Young People

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of the cost in each year between 2016 and 2021 of young parents under 25 years old, who are single claimants and care leavers,...

      Employment: Learning Disability

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to encourage the full-time employment of adults with special learning needs, and what assessment they have made of how successful...

      Building Alterations: Accidents

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the number of people being killed by buildings collapsing as a result of subterranean excavations carried out in order to...

      Access to Work Programme

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Access to Work scheme can fund, or help fund, the installation of a disabled toilet in a workplace.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Flood Control: Expenditure

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much money has been spent on flood defences in each year from 2010.

    • Soil

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they currently monitor soil quality in the UK, including soil organic matter content, soil loss and the extent and severity of soil compaction; and...

      Fisheries: Quotas

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to review the UK's fishing quota, in particular with regard to whether small-scale fishermen receive a fair share of that quota.

      Dredging: Waste Disposal

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what licences and permissions have been granted for the dumping of dredged material in the sea off Lantic Bay, east of Fowey in Cornwall.

  • Home Office

    • Care Homes: Children

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 25 November (HL3916) concerning the 49 closed files with "children's home" and "London" in the catalogue...

    • Domestic Violence: Asians

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the incidence of domestic violence and rape against wives from Asia, and whether in making that assessment they have...

  • HM Treasury

  • Department for Energy and Climate Change

    • Carbon Emissions

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they plan to undertake a review of the Emissions Performance Standard under section 66 of the Energy Act 2013.

    • Energy

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will continue to honour the commitment of the Coalition Government to publish an Annual Energy Statement, including estimated impacts of energy...

  • Cabinet Office

    • Electoral Register

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Bridges of Headley on 17 November (HL3184) and 7 December (HL2794), whether public engagement strategies are produced...

    • Elections: Fraud

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they intend to produce a public response to the final report on electoral fraud submitted by the Electoral Commission in January 2014, including a...

  • Department of Health

    • Down's Syndrome

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps will be taken to improve attitudes of hospital staff in NHS trusts towards patients with Down’s syndrome.

    • Health Services: Learning Disability

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps are being taken to ensure that Do Not Resuscitate orders are not assigned in the future to patients solely because they have Down’s syndrome...

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