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Written answers

Monday, 7 March 2016

  • HM Treasury

    • Beer: Excise Duties

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has for the future level of beer duty.

    • Royal Bank of Scotland: Government Shareholding

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the implications for his policies on reducing the Government's stake in the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) of the (a)...

      Children: Day Care

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he has taken to ensure that parents are aware of his proposals on the introduction of tax-free childcare.

      Financial Conduct Authority

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what issues were discussed at the meeting between Ministers of his Department and representatives of the Financial Conduct Authority on 14 September 2015;...

      Personal Injury: Compensation

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he made prior to his announcement in the Autumn Statement 2015 of the effect on VAT receipts of changes to personal injury law and...

      Air Passenger Duty

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what his policy is on reducing Air Passenger Duty.

      Tax Credits (Income Thresholds and Determination of Rates) Amendment Regulations 2016

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has carried out an equality impact assessment on the draft Tax Credits (Income Threshold and Determination of Rates) Amendment Regulations 2016.

      Tax Credits (Income Thresholds and Determination of Rates) Amendment Regulations 2016

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the maximum reduction in tax credits is that an individual could be subject to as a result of the reduction in the income rise disregard implemented...

      Welfare Tax Credits

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much was overpaid in tax credits in 2014-15; and what forecast he has made of the level of such overpayments in each of the next three years.

      Public Sector Debt

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what progress he is making on his plans to begin to reduce public sector net debt as a share of gross domestic product in 2016-17.

      Personal Savings: Interest Rates

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what representations he has received on financial institutions' plans to offer negative or zero rates of interest to savers.

      Treasury: Regional Planning and Development

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions (a) he and (b) ministers of his Department have had with their Welsh Government counterparts on the potential benefits to North Wales of...

      Personal Pensions: Fees and Charges

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department plans to take to ensure full transparency of all charges relating to personal private pensions.

  • Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission

    • Elections: Tower Hamlets

      To ask the hon. Member for South West Devon, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what recent assessment the Commission has made of the level of electoral fraud in...

    • Elections: Tower Hamlets

      To ask the hon. Member for South West Devon, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, whether the Electoral Commission has given any early indication to Ministers of the...

  • Prime Minister

    • World Humanitarian Summit

      To ask the Prime Minister, whether he plans to attend the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul in May 2016.

    • UK Membership of EU: Referendums

      To ask the Prime Minister, if he will publish the guidance provided to government Ministers by the Cabinet Secretary on the entitlement of such Ministers to make use of (a) special advisors, (b)...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Children: Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much child maintenance debt his Department has written off for (a) 1993 and (b) 2003 scheme cases since April 2015.

    • Sick Pay: Donors

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment the Government has made of the potential merits of making medical donors entitled to sick pay while they are recovering from...

      Pensions: EU Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on the uprating of pensions of British pensioners living in EU member states with which...

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many recipients of the higher rate of the mobility component of disability living allowance have lost their higher rate following a...

      State Retirement Pensions: Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the cost of state pensions to the Government as a proportion of GDP was over each of the last 30 years; and what the projected cost of...

      Universal Credit: Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether his Department plans to phase out the use of an 0345 number for the universal credit helpline and replace it with a freephone number.

  • Home Office

    • Crimes of Violence: Greater Manchester

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps the Government is taking to reduce the level of violent crime in Greater Manchester.

    • UK Membership of EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU on the immigration status of EU citizens currently resident in...

      Detainees: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many referrals her Department has made to the children's section of the Refugee Council related to detainees in immigration removal...

      Female Genital Mutilation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how the Government plans to enforce the reporting duties for female genital mutilation for professionals under Section 5B of the Female...

      Immigration Controls: Criminal Records

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what checks are made to determine whether an individual who is not a British citizen has committed any crimes in the UK on a previous...

      Repatriation: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many EU migrants left the UK because they had been on job seeker's allowance for three months and had not found a job in the last year.

      Firearms

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent discussions she has had with representatives from shooting and conservation groups on the simplification of firearms legislation.

      Asylum: Greater Manchester

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum seekers have been housed in each of the 10 authorities within the Greater Manchester area in each year since 2010.

      Fires: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many domestic fires were caused by an electrical source of ignition in each of the last five years broken down by year.

      Female Genital Mutilation and Forced Marriage

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 11 February 2016 to Question 26129, in which constituencies the £380,000 that the Government spent on...

      Police: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what training front line officers will receive to ensure they record all forms of religiously motivated hate crime.

      Gangs: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate her Department has made of the number of people aged under 18 who have been (a) involved in gang violence and (b) a member of...

      Human Trafficking

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps the Government is taking to reduce the level of human trafficking and exploitation in the UK.

      Refugees: Greece

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what support the Government is giving to (a) the government of Greece and (b) civil society organisations in Greece to assist the response...

      Immigration: USA

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will publish the details of the cooperative arrangement her Department has with the Department of Homeland Security which enables...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Northern Ireland Office: UK Membership of EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, with reference to the Prime Minister's Oral Statement of 22 February 2016, Official Report, column 35, on the European Council, whether her...

  • Department of Health

    • Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the announcement in paragraph 1.233 of Budget 2015, HC 1093, of additional funding for children and young people's mental health...

    • Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to paragraph 1.233 of the March Budget 2015, how much of the £1.25 billion investment in mental health services has been allocated to...

      Department of Health: UK Membership of EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the Prime Minister's Oral Statement of 22 February 2016, Official Report, column 35, on the European Council, whether his Department is...

      Medicine: Degrees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will estimate the average cost to the public of each Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree.

      Graduates: Foreign Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of foreign students who completed medicine degrees in the UK have taken up employment in the NHS after graduating in each of the last...

      General Practitioners: Mid Sussex

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many patients are registered at each GP surgery in Mid Sussex constituency; what the capacity of each such surgery is; and how many such surgeries...

      General Practitioners: Mid Sussex

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many full-time equivalent GPs were employed in general practices in Mid Sussex constituency in (a) 2009-10, (b) 2010-11, (c) 2011-12, (d) 2012-13 and...

      Mental Health Task Force

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he plans to publish the Government's proposals for implementing the recommendations of the independent Mental Health Taskforce.

      Fertility

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that information relating to infertility and its treatment is available to those affected.

      Palliative Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he plans to take to improve the quality of end of life (a) care and (b) provision in the NHS in England.

      Food: Labelling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether he plans to improve consumer awareness of the presence of high-fructose corn syrup in food with better labelling.

      Liver Diseases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the total cost of treating liver disease was in (a) England and (b) each parliamentary constituency in the last year for which figures are available.

      Epilepsy: Nurses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many specialist epilepsy nurses are employed in the NHS.

      Epilepsy: Diagnosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people in each parliamentary constituency have been diagnosed with epilepsy; and what the average time taken was for someone to receive a...

      Neurology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, who will take on the responsibilities of the national clinical director of adult neurology if that role is not reappointed.

      Pharmacy: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent discussions he has held with pharmacy patients on the closure of community pharmacies.

      Folic Acid: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the serum folate levels in women of child-bearing age were in the latest results of the National Diet and Nutrition Survey; and how that figure...

      Folic Acid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effect of trends in the number of women of child-bearing age taking folic acid supplements over the last five years.

      Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust: Surveys

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, for what reasons no data is available for Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust in the 2015 NHS staff survey results.

      Health Services: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many applications to the Healthy New Towns programme were made by organisations based in the West Midlands.

      Hospitals: North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, which hospitals in Merseyside and Cheshire carry out planned surgical procedures at weekends.

      Agency Nurses: North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many agency nurses were employed by each hospital trust in Merseyside and Cheshire in each year since 2010.

      Eyesight

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people have been diagnosed with (a) dry eye syndrome and (b) watering eyes in each of the last five years.

      Meningitis: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation plans to start its review on the use of Bexsero meningococcal B vaccine in the UK.

      Health Professions: Overseas Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many (a) nurses, (b) doctors and (c) allied health professionals practised overseas after qualifying from a UK institution in (i) 2013-14 and (ii)...

      Prescriptions: Learning Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many prescriptions for mental health medications were dispensed to people with learning disabilities in (a) England and (b) each NHS England region...

      Mental Health Services: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that (a) young people moving from CAMHS to adult services are supported and (b) there is a comprehensive...

      General Practitioners: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that all GPs are trained in awareness of learning disabilities.

      Hospitals: Learning Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of people with learning disabilities who remained in long-stay hospitals for over 12 months in each of the last...

      General Practitioners

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average number of patients registered at each GP surgery was in each of the last five years; and if he will make a statement.

      West Cumberland Hospital

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, for what reason the Phase 2 redevelopment of West Cumberland Hospital, Cumbria has been delayed.

      Mental Health Services: Hearing Impairment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to ensure that psychological therapies are available to deaf people.

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 1 March 2016 to Question 27614, where the additional funding for children and young people's mental health services in 2015-16...

      European Health Insurance Cards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much the UK was paid under the European Health Insurance Card scheme for the treatment of UK-registered patients in European Economic Area countries...

      Prisoners' Release: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what representations his Department has received on the practice of retoxification prior to their release of prisoners who have a history of drug addictions.

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    • Sunday Trading: Working Hours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will make an assessment of the implications for his Department's policies on shop workers' rights to opt out of Sunday...

    • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Meetings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what meetings (a) he and (b) Ministers of his Department have had with (i) arms manufacturers, (ii) tobacco manufacturers and...

      Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of the apprenticeship levy on the training requirements of small and...

      Arms Trade: Saudi Arabia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 22 February 2016 to Question 27077, on arms trade: Saudi Arabia, what representations he has received...

      Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Tribunals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, whether it is planned that tribunal hearings convened under the Investor State Dispute Settlements (ISDS) under the...

      Apprentices: British Nationality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what proportion of apprenticeships created in 2015 were taken up by British citizens.

      Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: NHS

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the legal opinion by Michael Bowsher QC and Azeem Suterwalla...

      Apprentices: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many new apprenticeships were created in East London in 2015.

      Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: NHS

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what legal advice the Government has sought on the potential effect of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership on the...

      Companies: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps his Department takes to monitor and assess allegations of human rights abuses by UK-listed companies.

      UK membership of EU: Referendums

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, with reference to paragraph 2.41, The best of both worlds: the United Kingdom's special status in a reformed European Union,...

      Small Businesses: Productivity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps he is taking to provide advice and support to small and medium-sized enterprises to boost their productivity before...

      Sunday Trading: Public Consultation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 29 February to Question 28168, how many responses to the Government's consultation on devolving Sunday...

      Business: Billing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that companies with more than 250 employees pay their suppliers in a timely manner.

      Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Regional Planning and Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what discussions (a) he and (b) ministers of his Department have had with their Welsh Government counterparts on the potential...

      Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what the (a) total number and (b) cost has been of (i) flights, (ii) rail journeys and (iii) taxi journeys taken by (A)...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Submarines

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the UK's submarine fleet is not detected by unmanned underwater vehicles deployed for anti-submarine...

    • Air Force: Mental Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the level of risk of developing mental health conditions among remote combat pilots; and what safeguards his Department...

      Electronic Warfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many cyber experts and trainees have been recruited into the regular and reserve armed forces since 2011.

      Cyprus: Military Bases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans his Department has in place to provide accommodation for service personnel posted in Cyprus at short notice.

      Cyprus: Military Bases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that Sovereign Base Areas in Cyprus develop an emergency strategy for the supply of power and water to...

      Cyprus: Military Bases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he is taking to upgrade the (a) welfare services and (b) leisure facilities at the Sovereign Base Areas in Cyprus; and what the timetable is...

      Cyprus: Military Bases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will take steps to ensure that military personnel based in Cyprus have the cost of flights for them and their family to return to the UK on leave...

      Cyprus: Military Bases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he is taking to improve spousal employment for service personnel posted in Cyprus.

      Cyprus: Military Bases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans he has to upgrade the housing stock in Cyprus for service personnel and their families; and when such work will be completed.

      Cyprus: Military Bases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what discussions he has had with the government of Cyprus on ensuring that wild migratory birds are not netted on the Sovereign Base Areas or any other...

      Armed Forces: Credit Unions and Help to Buy Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to encourage the use of (a) credit unions and (b) the help to buy scheme by armed forces personnel.

      Cyprus: Military Bases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when his Department plans to repair the broken fuel storage tanks at Akrotiri Sovereign Base Area in Cyprus.

      Ministry of Defence: Capita

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what value of performance payments his Department has withheld from Capita since March 2012 as a result of it not meeting the recruitment targets...

      Ministry of Defence: Security Guards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 22 February 2016 to Question 26688, how much his Department spent in contracts on commercial civilian guarding in each of the...

      Trident Submarines

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 29 February 2016 to Question 28346, on Trident submarines, what the agreed limits of liability are.

      Defence Infrastructure Organisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the timetable is for completion of the Defence Infrastructure Organisation Footprint; and what alternative uses his Department has recently...

      Trident Submarines

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of whether additional investment to that already announced will be required during the stage 2 design process for the...

      Ministry of Defence: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what proportion of new contracts placed by his Department's core departments during 2014-15 were with UK suppliers.

      World War II: Clydebank

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department holds information or documents on the Clydebank Blitz of March 1941.

      Cyprus: Military Bases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the effect of the 2003 Memorandum of Understanding between Cyprus and the UK on implementation of the Protocol on the...

      Cyprus: Military Bases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what representations he has received on the applicability of the 1951 Refugee Convention to the migrants who arrived in the Sovereign Base Areas in...

      Cyprus: Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 2 February 2016 to Question 24080, on immigration: Cyprus, to which third countries representations have been made on...

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • Communities and Local Government: Domestic Visits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what official domestic visits he has made since May 2015; and what the purpose of each such visit was.

    • Mayors: Tower Hamlets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what discussions he has had with the Home Secretary on the decisions of the Electoral Court's ruling on the 2014 mayoral...

      Fraud: Tower Hamlets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment has been made by the Commissioners appointed by his Department to the London Borough of Tower Hamlets of the...

      Elections: Tower Hamlets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, when his Department plans to decide on whether to support prosecutions for people suspected of committing electoral or...

      Domestic Violence: Victim Support Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to paragraph 2.112 of the Spending Review and Autumn Statement 2015, how much of the planned £40 million...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, when he plans to respond to the letter of 17 February 2016 from the hon. Member for Walsall North on local government...

  • Scotland Office

    • Scotland Office: UK Membership of EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, with reference to the Prime Minister's Oral Statement of 22 February 2016, Official Report, column 35, on the European Council, whether his Department...

    • Economic Situation: Dundee

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, with reference to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation report, Uneven Growth: Tackling City Decline, published in February 2016, what assessment he has made...

  • Department for Transport

    • Cycling and Walking: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to his Department's timeline on its cycling and walking investment strategy, published in December 2015, what progress it has made on...

    • Department for Transport: UK Membership of EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Prime Minister's Oral Statement of 22 February 2016, Official Report, column 35, on the European Council, whether his Department...

      Parking Offences: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate his Department has made of the number of people who were charged to appeal against a parking ticket in each of the last three years.

      Department for Transport: Regional Planning and Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions (a) he and (b) ministers of his Department have had with their Welsh Government counterparts on the potential benefits to North Wales...

      Unmanned Air Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what research his Department has commissioned on the effect of a drone strike on a commercial aircraft.

      Railways: Tickets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 26 February 2016 to Question 28078, what plans his Department has for spending the remaining £40.89 million that was...

      Cycling: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much his Department spent per pupil on cycling training for primary school pupils in each year since 2009-10.

      Department for Transport: Ministerial Policy Advisers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 2 March 2016 to Question 28720, whether the number of special advisers employed in his Department has changed since the list...

      Roads: East of England

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what his Department's most recent estimate or calculation is of the cost of each of the road projects described in the Government's press release,...

      Highways England: Capital Investment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has made any additional capital funding available to Highways England since the Spending Review and Autumn Statement 2015.

      Motorways

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many miles on what sections of the motorway network have been converted to Managed Motorways-All Lane Running (MM-ALR) status; and how many...

      Railways: East of England

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to announce the award of the next East Anglia rail franchise.

      Motor Vehicles: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many vehicles late licensing penalties have been issued in each year since 2010.

      Halton Curve Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent progress has been made on reopening the Halton Curve railway line.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • UK Membership of EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the statement in the letter by the President of European Council on his proposal for a new settlement for the...

    • Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Publications

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

      UK membership of EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the compliance of the Decision of the Heads of State or Government, meeting within the European...

      UK membership of EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the Decision of the Heads of State or Government, meeting within the European Council, on 18 and 19 February 2016,...

      Saudi Arabia: Arms Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will undertake an urgent and comprehensive review into British arms export licences to Saudi Arabia.

      Hungary: Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with the Hungarian government on the sale of residency bonds to non-EU citizens.

      UK Membership of EU: Referendums

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, who will be eligible to vote in the forthcoming EU referendum; and for what reason he plans to exclude European citizens...

      Middle East: Islamic State

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what estimate his Department has made of the total number of active Daesh fighters in (a) Iraq, (b) Libya and (c) Syria in each...

      Andy Hall

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations his Department has made to the Thai government on the (a) charges facing and (b) return of the British...

      Colombia: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to his Colombian counterpart on reports of threats and human rights violations by the Colombian...

      Colombia: Peace Negotiations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 19 January 2016 to Question 22703, what assessment his Department has made of progress in discussions...

  • Department for International Development

    • Developing Countries: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what discussions her Department has had with the Department of Health on implementation of the Ross Fund.

    • Developing Countries: Infectious Diseases

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, when investments pledged under the Ross Fund will be made available for research and development into infectious diseases.

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps the Government is taking to stop the black market economy in aid allocations.

      Kashmir: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what projects her Department sponsors in Kashmir; and how much her Department spent in Kashmir since May 2010.

      Burundi: Bilateral Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether the Government plans to reinstate a bilateral aid programme with Burundi.

      Department for International Development: Private Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, with reference to the Answer of 24 January 2013 to Question 139167, how many staff in her Department were in receipt of Continuity of...

      Yazidis: Refugees

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many Yazidi refugees have been relocated to the UK under the Vulnerable Person Resettlement Programme to date; and if she will...

      Nepal: Human Trafficking

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to tackle child trafficking in Nepal; what assessment she has made of (a) the role of Childreach's...

      Developing Countries: Congenital Abnormalities

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what (a) financial and (b) other assistance her Department has contributed to international support for children with microcephaly and...

      Syria: International Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much each country pledged at the Syria Donor Conference in February 2016; and how much such money has been (a) collected and (b)...

      India: Christianity

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if she will make representations to the Indian government on the incidence of attacks on Christian property and families in parts of...

  • Department for Education

    • Manufacturing Industries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will make an assessment of the implications for her policies on encouraging school leavers to consider careers in science and mathematics of...

    • Children: Communication Skills

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many reception year children in Ashfield constituency reached the expected levels in speech and communication skills in each of the last three years.

      Pupils: Per Capita Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the per-pupil-funding is for primary and secondary schools in each local authority area in 2015-16.

      Teachers: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what her Department's policy is on Work Coaches working in schools.

      Physical Education: GCSE

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions she has had with examination boards on the provision of ice skating as part of GCSE PE.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps her Department is taking to reform special educational needs and disability provision.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of recent trends in the number of people under 19 completing apprenticeship programmes.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of the adequacy of teacher recruitment and retention in primary and secondary schools.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what her policy is on the provision of learning outside of the classroom.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps the Government plans to take to meet demand for school places in Romford.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps the Government is taking in schools to help young people spot the signs of mental illness.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that more classic literature is taught in schools.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she is taking to improve educational standards in Bradford.

  • Leader of the House

  • Department for Culture, Media and Sport

    • Telecommunications: Misrepresentation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he is taking to protect customers from the practice of telephone slamming.

    • Leisure: Easington

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how much has been spent to improve access to leisure and sports facilities in Easington constituency in each of the last five years.

      Swimming: Easington

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he is taking to provide new swimming facilities in Easington constituency.

      Football

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, whether he has discussed with the Football Association the introduction of a fit-and-proper-person test for owners of non-league...

      Written Questions: Government Responses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, when his Department will provide substantive Answers to Questions 25366 and 25426 submitted on 2 February 2016.

      Sports: Clubs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if he will make it his policy to introduce a scheme to provide financial assistance for the start up of grassroots sports clubs.

      Sports: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he has taken to encourage teenage girls to be involved in sport and other physical activity.

      Public Lending Right

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what progress his Department has made in extending the Public Lending Right scheme to e-lending (a) in local libraries and (b) at home.

      Football: Corruption

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if he will seek a meeting with the new President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, on reducing corruption in international football.

      Television: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what guidance his Department gives to TV Licensing on how it deals with people who do not own a television.

      Ofcom: Courier Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what information his Department holds on the costs to Ofcom of couriering documents to its (a) board members and (b) Chief Executive in...

      Monuments: Flags

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he made of the flag flying policies adopted by other European states in respect of national monuments in developing his...

      Monuments: Flags

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if he will request that English Heritage flies the Union Flag over national monuments in its custody in place of its own house flag on...

      Monuments: Flags

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, for what reasons English Heritage flies its own house flag over national monuments in its custody in preference to the Union Flag.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: UK Membership of EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the Prime Minister's Oral Statement of 22 February 2016, Official Report, column 35, on the European...

    • Marine Management Organisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many applications for consent determined by the Marine Management Organisation have required appropriate assessment of...

      Forests: Wildlife

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to protect the diversity of wildlife in Forestry Commission land.

      Flood Control: South East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how much the Environment Agency plans to spend on flood prevention for Crawley, Gatwick and the Upper River Mole over the...

      Recycling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she plans to take to meet the target of reaching a national recycling rate of 50 per cent by 2020.

  • Department for Energy and Climate Change

    • Energy: Meters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, for what reasons a period of 12 months was set from the activation of the Data Communications Company for industry-wide transition...

    • Energy: Meters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, how many smart (a) electric and (b) gas meters have been installed in (i) St Helens North constituency, (ii) Merseyside and (iii) the...

      Energy: Meters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what the average number of households using smart (a) electric and (b) gas meters was in (i) St Helens North constituency, (ii)...

  • Attorney General

    • Elections: Tower Hamlets

      To ask the Attorney General, what the deadline is for criminal prosecutions to be brought by the Metropolitan Police against people implicated in electoral fraud in Tower Hamlets as a result of...

    • Legal Opinion: Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Attorney General, what criteria he uses when deciding whether to make public legal advice made available to Government; and on what occasions such legal advice has been made public...

      Sentencing

      To ask the Attorney General, if he will take steps to ensure that at the point of sentencing all available information on previous offences committed by the person to be sentenced is made...

  • Wales Office

    • Wales Office: UK Membership of EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, with reference to the Prime Minister's Oral Statement of 22 February 2016, Official Report, column 35, on the European Council, whether his Department is...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Prison Service: Re-employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prison officers who have received (a) severance and (b) redundancy packages since May 2010 have subsequently been re-employed as prison officers.

    • National Tactical Response Group

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many times the National Tactical Response Group has been called out to (a) privately run prisons, (b) publicly run prisons and (c) the youth estate...

      Secure Training Centres

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, on how many occasions a child has made a complaints appeal to a monitor in (a) Hassockfield, (b) Medway, (c) Oakhill and (d) Rainsbrook secure training...

      Prison Service: Redundancy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prison officers taking voluntary early departure since May 2010 have had (a) up to six, (b) six to 12, (c) 12 to 18, (d) 18 to 24 and (e) over...

      Prison Service: Re-employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisoner officers who have received severance or redundancy packages since May 2010 have been re-employed as prison officers.

      Youth Custody: Cameras

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will make it his Department's policy that all prison officers in youth facilities should wear body-mounted cameras.

      Prisons: Restraint Techniques

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the Answer of 26 March 2015 to Question 226653, how many times force was used in prisons and how many injuries were sustained by...

      European Arrest Warrants: Spain

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what total number of years sentencing was handed out to offenders brought back to the UK from Spain under a European Arrest Warrant as part of Operation...

      Criminal Records: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people aged (a) 14 to 17 and (b) 18 to 21 have a criminal record in England.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Prime Minister: Cleaning Services

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the rate of pay is for cleaners in 10 Downing Street.

    • Government

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what shared platforms the Government is building or has commissioned to improve the delivery of Government services.

      Cabinet Office: Staff

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many officials in his Department are responsible for coordinating and developing international policy across Government.

      Senior Civil Servants: Equality

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many times the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster has met external organisations in the last six months to discuss improving diversity in the...

      Small Businesses: North West

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much central government expenditure on small and medium-sized enterprises in 2014-15 was spent in the North West.

      Government Departments: Correspondence

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the (a) average and (b) total cost incurred by a Government department was of replying by letter to hon. Members raising matters of policy or...

      Senior Civil Servants: Equality

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many times the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster has met officials of the Cabinet Office to discuss improving diversity in the Senior Civil...

      Research: Finance

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the effect on organisations commissioning academic research of his Department's proposed regulations that would prevent...

      Graduates: Recruitment

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to the Prime Minister's comments on equality in the Guardian newspaper on 26 October 2015, how many graduate employers the Government...

      Cabinet Office: Freedom of Information

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, which (a) serving and (b) former Ministers in his Department have used the Freedom of Information Act to seek information from the Department since...

      Sexual Offences: Children and Young People

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many people aged (a) under 16, (b) between 16 to 18 and (c) between 18 to 25 have been victims of indecent exposure where the perpetrator was under...

      Asthma: Death

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many children in (a) St Helens North constituency, (b) Merseyside and (c) England and Wales died from asthma in each year since 2010.

  • House of Commons Commission

  • Department for Transport

    • Transport: EU Grants and Loans

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much money the EU provided, in the most recent year for which figures are available, for research, capital expenditure and revenue support for (1) the...

  • Home Office

    • Terrorism Act 2000

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they plan to take, if any, in response to the Court of Appeal's declaration, in relation to the case of David Miranda and the safeguarding of...

    • Deportation: EEA Nationals

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many EEA nationals have been administratively removed from the UK for not exercising their treaty rights in each calendar year since 2009.

      Slavery: EEA Nationals

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to prevent homelessness among victims of modern slavery who are EEA nationals with positive Conclusive Grounds National Referral...

      Free Movement of People

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether EU citizens can enter the UK for the purposes of seeking employment.

      Offences against Children

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of Detective Superintendent McDonald's description of child abuse allegations against Sir Edward Heath, Lord Bramall and Lord...

      Asylum

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what qualifications are required for Immigration Officers who decide the success or failure of asylum applications.

      Asylum: Appeals

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many initial asylum application decisions have been overturned on appeal in the past five years.

      Asylum: Appeals

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many asylum applications by those aged 18 to 25 have been overturned on appeal in the past five years.

      Refugees

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of the 20,000 refugees promised to be accepted in the UK will have arrived by May.

      Refugees: Europe

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to make representations to the governments of other European countries that all European states should act to mobilise goodwill and to help...

      Immigration

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many persons were admitted to the UK in 2015 for exceptional or compassionate reasons, outside the normal Immigration Rules.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • North Korea: Prisons

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any projects funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea are within one hundred miles of Kyo-hwa-so...

    • Calais: Refugees

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of France about their plans for the refugee camp at Calais, known as The Jungle; in particular (1)...

      Dunkirk: Refugees

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of France about their plans for the refugees now in the Grande Synthe site near Dunkirk; what...

      Israel: Politics and Government

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel on the suspension of three Arab-Israeli members from speaking in the Knesset.

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel on the placing of razor wire by Israeli forces on a route taken by school children in...

      Bahrain: Nationality

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the government of Bahrain concerning (1) the Bahrainis who have already been deprived of citizenship, (2) the 260...

      Nuclear Weapons

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider hosting a conference on the humanitarian consequences of nuclear war similar to those hosted by Oslo, Nayarit and Vienna.

      Gulf States: Foreign Relations

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will publish their strategy for the UK's relationship with the Gulf States.

      Syria: Politics and Government

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the cost of their support for the Syrian moderate opposition in each year since 2011.

      Gulf States: Human Rights

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they last raised the issue of human rights with the governments of (1) Saudi Arabia, and (2) Iran.

      EU Enlargement

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government which countries have expressed an interest in applying for membership of the EU.

      Saudi Arabia: Arms Trade

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to respond to the European Parliament’s call for an arms embargo on Saudi Arabia, and if so, how.

      Conference on Disarmament

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government which of the permanent members of the UN Security Council support the UK’s proposal to the Conference on Disarmament, as set out by the UK Permanent...

      Tunisia: Travel Information

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what meetings they have had recently with the government of Tunisia to discuss the current travel advice for UK citizens intending to travel to Tunisia; and...

      Tunisia: Tourism

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are funding training for the Tunisian tourism industry in order to improve their security arrangements, and if so, by how much.

      Occupied Territories: Housing

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they define the word "illegal" with reference to the Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

      Islamic State

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the decision by Germany to give refuge to 1,000 Yazidi women and girls freed from Islamic State slavery, whether they will table the...

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel regarding the use of tear gas at Qitoun checkpoint against Palestinian children on their way...

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they intend to take following the second postponement of the visit to follow up the June 2012 report Children in Military Custody.

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to commemorate the centenary of the Balfour Declaration.

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what involvement they intend to have in the French-organised Israel-Palestine conference planned for this summer.

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action the Prime Minister intends to take regarding the continued construction of the illegal settlements in the West Bank following his comments that...

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they intend to take following the demolition by Israel of the only school in the Abu al-Nuwaar community near the town of al-Eizariya in the...

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the proposals contained in Separation: Putting a Border on the Conflict published on 29 February by the Chairman of the Zionist...

      Boko Haram

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the evidence that recent attacks on the north-east Borna State in Nigeria, and attacks in neighbouring Chad and Cameroon, are...

      Yazidis: Refugees

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to match the initiative of the government of Germany in providing special counselling, care and other medical support to Yazidi women who...

      Islamic State: Yazidis

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to help liberate Yazidi women currently being held in captivity in Iraq and Syria by Islamic State.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Prisoners' Release

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what powers are available to ministers to order the release of prisoners duly sentenced and held in England and Wales.

    • Legal Aid Scheme

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to implement the second legal aid fee cut when its suspension ends on 1 April 2017.

      Personal Injury: Compensation

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effect of planned changes to personal injury law and whiplash claims on access to justice.

      HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Disciplinary Proceedings

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, following the Justice Secretary Michael Gove's letter to the Justice Select Committee chair dated 19 February regarding errors in the processing of...

  • Department for Culture, Media and Sport

    • Bede's World Museum

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking, if any, to ensure that the Bede’s World museum in Jarrow will be able to re-open after its unexpected closure.

    • Public Service Broadcasting

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Baroness Neville-Rolfe on 23 July 2015 (HL1549) and 12 February (HL5902), why there has been a delay in publication of...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Social Security Benefits: Young People

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many 18 to 21 year-olds in (1) England, and (2) Greater London, claimed (a) Jobseekers' Allowance, and (b) Employment and Support Allowance, broken down...

    • EU Nationals: Social Security Benefits

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effect on the level of migration from the EU of the "emergency brake" proposed in the Decision of the European Council...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Agriculture: Subsidies

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to process the claims under the basic payments scheme of farmers who are still awaiting mapping and registration before the close of the...

    • Agriculture: Subsidies

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the implications for British farmers of the referendum on the UK's membership of the EU.

      Dogs: Quarantine

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to extend the post-vaccination wait period for puppies entering the UK from three weeks to six months.

      Dairy Farming: Animal Welfare

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what research is taking place on the impact on milk quality of housing cows in large-scale indoor dairy sheds.

      Dairy Farming

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made towards extending the remit of the Grocery Code Adjudicator to the contractual relationship between small family dairy farmers...

      Squirrels: Pest Control

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many grey squirrels were culled on the public estate in each Forest District of England and Wales in each of the last three years; and how many were...

      Forests: Pest Control

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Forestry Commission permits forms of shooting on any of its land in circumstances which fall within its definition of "free shooting".

      Milk: Sales

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of UK liquid milk has been sold by the 10 leading supermarkets over each of the past five years.

      Dairy Products

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of cheese, butter and yoghurt consumed in the UK came from UK-produced milk in each of the past five years.

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • Mayors

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what criteria are being employed to determine the accountability of elected metropolitan mayors that have been agreed as part of devolution deals.

    • Local Government: Devolution

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made on devolution deals for non-metropolitan areas.

      Local Government Finance

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations from (1) county councils, (2) London boroughs, and (3) metropolitan boroughs, unitary authorities and district councils, were received...

      Local Government Finance

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the allocation of the transitional grant to those local authority areas that are in greatest need, and on what basis those...

      Local Government Finance

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the timescale for reviewing the formula that assesses a local authority’s needs against the costs that it incurs in addressing such needs.

  • HM Treasury

    • Kids Company: Gift Aid

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much Kids Company received in gift aid payments from 2005–6 to 2015–16.

    • Google: Taxation

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord O’Neill of Gatley on 12 February (HL5642), how they describe the recent settlement of the payment of tax by...

      EU Nationals: Immigration

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what definition is used by HM Revenue and Customs to define an EU migrant family, and for what purposes such classifications are used; and which other...

      Pensions: Self-employed

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to increase private pension saving by the self-employed.

  • Department for Energy and Climate Change

  • Cabinet Office

    • Iraq Committee of Inquiry

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bridges of Headley on 11 January (HL4782), what assessment they have made of the terms of reference, composition,...

    • Political Parties: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have to seek agreement on a comprehensive package of party funding reform, as set out in the Cabinet Office Departmental Plan...

      Recall of MPs Act 2015

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to prevent overspend by an accredited campaign in a Recall Petition under the Recall of MPs Act 2015.

      Recall of MPs Act 2015

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Electoral Commission will be given a role in checking the accuracy of returns from accredited campaigners in a Recall Petition under the Recall...

  • Department of Health

    • Human Embryo Experiments

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government,  further to the Written Answers by Lord Prior of Brampton on 27 January (HL5039) and 12 February (HL5911), whether they are now able to confirm that...

    • Human Embryo Experiments

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Prior of Brampton on 11 February (HL5773, HL5959 and HL5960), why they have not placed in the Library of the House a...

      Prostate Cancer

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what were the results, by health region, for the data in the most recent National Prostate Cancer Audit (NPCA), as shown in figure 8 of the NPCA Second Year...

      Autism

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many (1) children under 9 years of age, (2) children aged between 9 and 16 inclusive, and (3) adults over 18, have been diagnosed with autism in each of...

      Autism

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of long-term trends in the prevalence of autism in the UK.

      Autism

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the proportion of people with autism who have a learning disability.

      Autism

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to reduce waiting times for autism diagnosis.

      Autism

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to increase public awareness and understanding of autism.

      General Practitioners: South Yorkshire

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of how many GP surgeries there are in (1) the City of Sheffield, and (2) South Yorkshire, and what if any issues they intend...

      General Practitioners: Training

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have held in the last year with Health Education England about ensuring that all GPs gain experience in children and young...

      Care Quality Commission

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on the quality and experience of inspectors of the decision by the Care Quality Commission to outsource services...

      Health Services: Learning Disability

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the report by Sir Stephen Bubb The Challenge Ahead and his proposal for a Commissioner to protect and promote the rights of...

      NHS: Management Consultants

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Prior of Brampton on 22 February (HL5978), how many, and which, management consultancies engaged in failed initiatives...

      Hospitals: Opening Hours

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the cost to the NHS of opening hospitals seven days a week.

      Health Professions: Employment Agencies

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the proportion of agency doctors and nurses on duty in hospitals (1) during the week, and (2) at the weekend.

      Cancer: Drugs

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect a reimbursement decision on each of the drugs launched since June 2015 that were affected by the pause in listing new drugs on the Cancer...

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