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Written answers

Friday, 4 March 2016

  • Department for Transport

    • Dangerous Driving

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps the Government is taking to reduce the prevalence of reckless driving.

    • Cycling: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 8 February 2016 to Question 25199, what steps his Department is taking to consult on proposed legislative changes on HGV...

      M6: Tolls

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what information his Department plans to provide to (a) the public and (b) potential investors on the proposed sale of the M6 Toll Road.

      Shipping: Oil

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will suspend the process of determining the application for the licence for ship-to-ship transfers in the Cromarty Firth until he has formally...

      Unmanned Air Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department has taken to carry out practical tests on the effect of a drone flying into a jet engine.

      Unmanned Air Vehicles: Registration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to introduce a system of civilian drone registration similar to that used in the USA.

      Roads: South East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the costs is of each of the road projects outlined in the announcement of 1 December 2014, Major Roads Investment in London and the South East.

      Transport: Lasers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what representations he has received from transport organisations on the impairment threat of laser pens.

      Railways: Tickets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the feasibility of train operators or Network Rail taking over the operation of train ticket offices previously...

      Southern: Performance Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many passengers have received payments from Southern's enhanced compensation scheme since it's introduction as a result of the disruption caused...

      Cycling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many cycle lanes have been created in each local authority area in each year since 2010.

      Railway Network

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent progress has been made on Network Rail's Capacity Plus study; which industry groups have contributed to that study; and when he expects...

      Highways England: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what bonus payments Highways England (a) staff and (b) Board members are entitled to receive.

  • Home Office

    • Sikhs: Radicalism

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department has received a document from the Indian government on Sikh radicalisation in the UK; and if she will make a statement.

    • Sikhs: Radicalism

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what representations she has received from Indian intelligence authorities on the subject of Khalistani terror groups and Sikh...

      Transport: Lasers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people have been (a) arrested and (b) prosecuted for shining laser pens at (i) road transport, (ii) train, (c) air transport...

      Domestic Violence: Ethnic Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if the Government will take steps to prioritise funding to ensure the continued provision of services by specialist BAME domestic violence...

      Violent and Sex Offender Register: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people aged under 18 are on the Violent and Sex Offender Register; and how many such people were added to that register in each...

      Schools: Knives

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many times the police have been called to investigate offences involving a knife or other sharp instrument within school grounds in each...

      Islamic State: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of the number of people aged under 18 who travelled to parts of Syria and Iraq controlled by...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Egypt: Freedom of Expression

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to his Egyptian counterpart on freedom of expression in Egypt.

    • EU Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 16 June 2015 to Question 1205, how many UK nationals are currently employed by the European...

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Cleaning Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the rate of pay is for cleaners in his Department.

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Human Rights Act 1998

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many civil law suits have been brought against his Department based either wholly or partially on grounds provided by the...

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    • Apprentices: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 10 February 2016 to Question 25652, whether EU nationals are able to apply for apprenticeships in England.

    • Holiday Leave: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment he has made of the financial effect on businesses of the decision in Loch v British Gas has on, including...

      Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 16 July 2015 to Question 6424, what progress his Department has made on its internal review of...

      UK Trade with EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what the balance of trade between the UK and the rest of the EU was in (a) sugars and confectionery, (b) beverages and tobacco,...

      Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Buildings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what annual rent his Department paid at (a) 1 Victoria Street, London and (b) St Paul's Place, Sheffield in each of the last...

      Motor Vehicles: Manufacturing Industries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps his Department took to evaluate the effectiveness of the 2009 car scrappage scheme.

  • Wales Office

  • Department for Education

    • Department for Education: Overtime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much her Department has paid to staff in overtime in each of the last 24 months.

    • Department for Education: Human Rights Act 1998

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many civil law suits have been brought against her Department based either wholly or partially on grounds provided by the Human Rights Act 1998;...

      Schools: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the role of the local authorities is in identifying poorly performing schools.

      Department for Education: Cleaning Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the rate of pay is for cleaners in her Department.

      Department for Education: Consultants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many consultants' contracts were terminated early in each of the last six years for which figures are available; and what the cost of each such...

      Armed Forces: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children of service personnel are currently receiving education in (a) local authority schools, (b) academies and (c) free schools in England.

      Schools: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will make an assessment of the potential effect on the number of school support staff who are from non-EU countries of the salary threshold...

      Schools: Admissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Prime Minister's oral contribution of 10 February 2016, Official Report, column 1576, what the evidential basis is for the statement...

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when the consultation on a national school funding formula will begin.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Ministry of Justice: Consultants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many consultants' contracts were terminated early in each of the last six years for which figures are available; and what the cost of each such...

    • Ministry of Justice: Publications

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many (a) publications, (b) consultation documents and (c) circulars his Department has issued since August 2012; and what the title was of each such...

      Prison Service: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what discussions he has had with (a) NOMS and (b) the Prison Officers Association on evidence submitted to the Prison Service Pay Review Body on rates...

      Reoffenders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisoners serving life sentences have been recalled to custody in each year since 2005.

      Ministry of Justice: Cleaning Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the rate of pay is for cleaners in his Department.

      Ministry of Justice: Human Rights Act 1998

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many civil law suits have been brought against his Department based either wholly or partially on grounds provided by the Human Rights Act 1998; how...

      Ministry of Justice: Overtime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much his Department has paid to staff in overtime in each of the last 24 months.

      Probate: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much accrued to the public purse in probate charges in (a) 2013-14 and (b) 2014-15.

      Probate: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many times the charge for probate has been increased since 2010.

      Magistrates' Courts: Ormskirk

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether there is any mechanism by which the Lancashire justice area management team can seek to reverse the decision to allocate Skelmersdale criminal...

      Magistrates' Courts: Ormskirk

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether he has received any representations from senior officials in HM Courts and Tribunals Service seeking to reverse the decision for Skelmersdale...

      Magistrates' Courts: Ormskirk

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the reasons were for his decision to allocate Skelmersdale criminal cases to Wigan Magistrates' Court after the decision to close Ormskirk...

      Female Genital Mutilation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many (a) police forces and (b) local authorities in (i) England, (ii) Wales and (iii) Northern Ireland have made applications for female genital...

      Judicial Review: Local Authorities

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many times local authorities in England have been subject to a judicial review of section 17 of the Children Act 2004 in each of the last five years.

      European Arrest Warrants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the total number of years is that offenders brought back to the UK under a European Arrest Warrant have been sentenced to in the last five years.

      Secure Training Centres: G4S

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what his policy is on the sale by G4S of its Secure Training Centre contracts.

      Personal Injury

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the compatibility of the changes to personal injury law and procedure announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the...

      Motor Vehicles: Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 5 January 2016 to Question 20350, on motor vehicles: insurance, what information his Department holds on which insurers have...

      Alcoholic Drinks: Rehabilitation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people aged under 18 have been placed under an Alcohol Treatment Requirement in each year since 2010.

  • Scotland Office

    • Economic Situation: Dundee

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what recent discussions he has had with Ministers in the Scottish Government on the recent report from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Uneven Growth:...

  • Department for Culture, Media and Sport

    • Broadband

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, whether the state aid approval in relation to BDUK requires BT to provide Wholesale Open Access to other communication providers for...

    • Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what his Department's wellness strategy is.

      Nuisance Calls

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what his plans are for the £3.5 million funding announced for tackling nuisance calls in paragraph 2.289 of the March 2015 Budget,...

      Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Overtime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how much his Department has paid to staff in overtime in each of the last 24 months.

      Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Human Rights Act 1998

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many civil law suits have been brought against his Department based either wholly or partially on grounds provided by the Human...

      Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Cleaning Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what the rate of pay is for cleaners in his Department.

      Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Publications

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many (a) publications, (b) consultation documents and (c) circulars his Department has issued since August 2012; and what the title...

      Children: Musical Instruments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the extent of regional disparities in publicly-funded opportunities outside schools for children to...

      Broadband: Rural Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions he has had with broadband providers on rural broadband provision.

      British Telecom: Broadband

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if he will take steps to encourage BT to improve (a) the information it provides online about broadband roll-out, (b) the accuracy of...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Armed Forces: Baltic States

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of the UK's military presence in the Baltic region in each of the last three years.

    • Ministry of Defence: Overtime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much his Department has paid to staff in overtime in each of the last 24 months.

      Armed Forces: Mental Illness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Answer of 2 February 2015 to Question 222253, what estimate he has made of the number of service personnel who have suffered...

      Jordan: Armed Forces

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many Ministry of Defence (a) military and (b) civilian personnel are based at the Muwaffaq airbase in Jordan.

      Armed Forces: Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, which types of (a) combat, (b) protected patrol and (c) reconnaissance vehicles in use by his Department were first brought into service in the (i)...

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

  • Department for International Development

    • Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what estimate she has made of the cost in cash terms of the UK maintaining Official Development Assistance at 0.7 per cent of gross...

    • Malawi: Poverty

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what discussions she has had with (a) the Chancellor of the Exchequer and (b) stakeholders involved in poverty reduction in Malawi on...

  • HM Treasury

    • Welfare Tax Credits: Overpayments

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the value of tax credit overpayments has been in each financial year since 2010; and how much of that amount HM Revenue and Customs has recovered in...

    • UK Membership of EU

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the potential effect on the economy of the UK leaving the EU.

      Treasury: Employment Tribunals Service

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much his Department spent from the public purse on industrial tribunals in the last 12 months.

      Treasury: Consultants

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many consultants' contracts were terminated early in each of the last six years for which figures are available; and what the cost of each such...

      Treasury: Publications

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many (a) publications, (b) consultation documents and (c) circulars his Department has issued since August 2012; and what the title was of each such...

      Treasury: Human Rights Act 1998

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many civil law suits have been brought against his Department based either wholly or partially on grounds provided by the Human Rights Act 1998; how...

      Treasury: Overtime

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much his Department has paid to staff in overtime in each of the last 24 months.

      Revenue and Customs: Travel

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 25 February 2016 to Question 27823, how many of the journeys referred to were to (a) EU and (b) OECD countries.

      Google: Taxation

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much HM Revenue and Customs spent on auditing Google's tax returns in each of the last 10 years; and how many full-time equivalent staff worked on that...

      Gift Aid

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when his Department plans to respond to the consultation exercise of the Gift aid small donations scheme: A Call for evidence which closes on 2 March 2016.

      Taxation: Self-assessment

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what his estimate is of the average cost to (a) self-employed people and (b) small businesses of moving from annual to quarterly digital tax reporting by 2020.

      Revenue and Customs: Staff

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how long in advance of the date of the closure will HM Revenue and Customs staff in each office earmarked for closure be informed of their future employment...

      European Union Solidarity Fund: Wales

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make it his policy to permit a future Welsh Government to apply directly to the EU Solidarity Fund using UK status as a member state.

      Taxation: Malawi

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with representatives of the government of Malawi on the content of the new tax treaty with that country in the last 12 months.

      Income Tax: Devon

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people paid the (a) top rate, (b) higher rate and (c) basic rate of income tax in (i) Plymouth Moor View, (ii) Plymouth Sutton and Devonport and...

  • Department for Energy and Climate Change

  • Cabinet Office

    • Cabinet Office: Human Rights Act 1998

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many civil law suits have been brought against his Department based either wholly or partially on grounds provided by the Human Rights Act 1998;...

    • Cabinet Office: Overtime

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much his Department has paid to staff in overtime in each of the last 24 months.

      Cabinet Office: Publications

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many (a) publications, (b) consultation documents and (c) circulars his Department has issued since August 2012; and what the title was of each...

      Cabinet Office: Consultants

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many consultants' contracts were terminated early in each of the last six years for which figures are available; and what the cost of each such...

      Cabinet Office: Employment Tribunals Service

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much his Department spent from the public purse on industrial tribunals in the last 12 months.

      Cabinet Office: Computer Software

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what investment his Department has made in software components in the last six months.

      Public Appointments: Females

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps he has taken to increase the number of public appointments of women in the last three months.

      Public Appointments: Ethnic Groups

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps he has taken to increase the number of public appointments of BAME representation in the last three months.

      Civil Servants: Social Status

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what progress the Government has made on determining how best to collect and track data on socio-economic background in the Civil Service.

      Civil Service

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of in which areas of the Civil Service there is a deficit in capabilities.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Department of Health

    • Social Workers: Vacancies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many social worker vacancies remained unfilled in (a) 2014 and (b) 2015.

    • Meningitis: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make it his policy to extend the meningitis B vaccination programme to all infants.

      Department of Health: Overtime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much his Department has paid to staff in overtime in each of the last 24 months.

      Department of Health: Human Rights Act 1998

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many civil law suits have been brought against his Department based either wholly or partially on grounds provided by the Human Rights Act 1998; how...

      Ambulance Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average waiting time for an ambulance was (a) nationally, (b) in London and (c) in Hornsey and Wood Green constituency in the most recent period...

      Hospitals: Waiting Lists

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average waiting time for an operation in (a) Pennine Acute NHS Trust and (b) Bolton NHS Trust was in the last year for which figures are available.

      Doctors

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of newly qualified doctors has entered (a) primary care and (b) hospitals.

      Department of Health: Employment Tribunals Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much his Department spent from the public purse on industrial tribunals in the last 12 months.

      Emergency Services: Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many emergency call handlers were employed in each year since 2010.

      European Health Insurance Cards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many UK citizens currently have a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC); and how many such people have used their EHIC to obtain state provided...

      NHS

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to page six of NHS England's document, Delivering the Forward View: NHS planning guidance 2016-17 to 2020-21, if he will place in the...

      NHS: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to page 24 of the Accelerated Access Review, published in October 2015, what steps he is taking to ensure that drugs that target the...

      Cancer: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much the UK has received in grants and funding from the EU to fund research into cancer under (a) the EU's 7th framework programme 2007-2013 and (b)...

      Sexual Health Forum

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 25 January 2016 to Question 23396, for what reasons the Sexual Health Forum was discontinued; and what Public Health England's...

      Health Services: Public Consultation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 28 January 2016 to Questions 23930, how many responses Public Health England has received to the review of sexual health,...

      Genito-urinary Medicine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answers of 14 January 2016 to Questions 21812, 21778, 21813, 21814 and 21816, which organisations his Department has met to discuss...

      Junior Doctors

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether he plans to bring forward proposals to add junior doctors to the definition of worker in section 43K(1) of the Employment Rights Act 1996.

      Care Homes: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many (a) residential care homes and (b) nursing homes have closed in the current year and in each of the previous five years.

      Care Homes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many (a) registered care home and (b) nursing home places there were in the current year and in each of the previous five years.

      Bowel Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 29 January 2016 to Question 24375, when his Department plans to publish the data on eligibility for and uptake of the bowel...

      Social Workers: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to encourage more people to train as adults' social workers.

      Haemorrhoids

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will take steps to make the most up-to-date haemorrhoid treatment available on the NHS.

      Zika Virus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether he has had discussions with his EU counterparts on the containment of the Zika virus.

      Mental Illness: Death

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the mortality rate of people with mental health issues has been (a) nationally and (b) in each local authority in each year since 2010.

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the progress of the Children and Young People's Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme's service...

      Mental Illness: Carers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will estimate the monetary value of (a) unpaid care provided to people with mental health issues and (b) the support to these carers by the NHS in...

      Mental Health: Disadvantaged

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the foreword of the NHS Mental Health Taskforce report, The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health, published in February 2016, what...

      Mental Health: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to implement the six priorities of the Roadmap for Mental Health Research in Europe.

      Small Businesses: Tobacco

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will commission an independent assessment of the cumulative effect of all tobacco control measures on small businesses introduced since 1 January 2006.

      Health: Urban Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will list the organisations that applied to the Healthy New Towns programme.

      NHS: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will ensure that the conclusions of appraisals currently being undertaken by NICE are revisited in the light of the conclusions of the Accelerated...

      NHS England: Deloitte

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 11 February 2016 to Question 26284, what steps NHS England has taken to deal with potential conflicts of interests in the...

      Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 9 February 2016 to Question 25939, what proportion of the income from estimated Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme payments...

      NHS England: Deloitte

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 11 February 2016 to Question 26284, on NHS England: Deloitte, what the overall value of the contract is.

      NHS England: Deloitte

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 11 February 2016 to Question 26284, on what date NHS England took the decision to seek external consultancy support for the...

      Smoking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 25 February 2016 to Question 27774, if his Department will take steps to ensure the funding for local smoking cessation...

      NHS Trusts: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 2 February 2016 to Question 25603, on NHS: Finance, how many meetings Monitor and the NHS Trust Development Authority has had...

  • Department for Transport

    • Electric Vehicles

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have a target for the proportion of new motor vehicles that will be electrically powered by (1) 2020, and (2) 2025; what investments they are...

  • Department for Education

    • Arts: Qualifications

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many pupils in England at the end of KS4 had at least one full-course GCSE, GCSE double award, Cambridge International Certificate or AS level entry in...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • British Nationals Abroad: EU Countries

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the financial costs to other EU member states of the social security benefits received by UK nationals resident in those...

  • Attorney General

    • Trials

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Keen of Elie on 19 February (HL5998), whether there are any circumstances under which the Crown Prosecution Service...

    • Mark Pearson

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Keen of Elie on 19 February (HL5998) regarding the case of Mark Pearson, who in the Crown Prosecution Service made the...

      Prosecutions: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have an agreement or understanding with Sinn Fein (1) not to bring to court republicans on charges relating to tax fraud in South Armagh, or (2)...

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