Written answers

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

  • Department for Transport

    • Pilotage Act 1987

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what mechanisms his Department has put in place for responding to allegations that a competent harbour authority has not acted in conformity with the...

    • Department for Transport: Electronic Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 21 April 2016 to Question 34465, if his Department will take steps to allow web-users to include honours when completing...

      Ports: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will bring forward legislative proposals on the Port and Marine Safety Code.

      High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the reasons were for the delay in announcing the route of phase 2B of High Speed 2 to Manchester and Leeds.

      Motor Vehicles: Testing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 24 November 2015 to Question 16881, when the consultation on extending the deadline for new cars and motorbikes to have...

      Aviation: Public Transport Obligations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 25 April 2016 to Question 34715, and with reference to paragraph 15.20 of the Airports Commission: Final Report, published...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: Eddisbury

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether any ground investigation work has been carried out in Eddisbury constituency in relation to the High Speed 2 project.

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: Eddisbury

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether any aerial surveys have been carried out in Eddisbury constituency in relation to the High Speed 2 project in 2015 and 2016.

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: Eddisbury

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, which geological surveys undertaken by HS2 Ltd since 17 July 2013 have considered (a) subsidence and (b) the effects of shifting land movement owing...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: Eddisbury

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what work HS2 Ltd has carried out in Eddisbury constituency since 17 July 2013 on mapping unmapped (a) pipework, (b) brine wells and (c) other brine...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: Northwich

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what information his Department holds on whether there have been any meetings between HS2 Ltd and King Street Energy Ltd to discuss the proposed gas...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: Eddisbury

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what research HS2 Ltd has (a) produced and (b) commissioned on the geological effect of the construction and operation of High Speed 2 in Eddisbury...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: Eddisbury

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the cost of (a) construction of High Speed 2 through Eddisbury constituency and (b) dealing with engineering issues...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: Eddisbury

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what research HS2 Ltd has (a) produced and (b) commissioned since 17 July 2013 on the potential effect of the construction of High Speed 2 on the...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, which Natura 2000 sites have been identified as being within 10 miles of the proposed Phase 2 route of High Speed Two.

      Transport: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department has taken to encourage transport operators to provide services that are accessible to disabled people.

      Large Goods Vehicles: Testing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to reduce HGV testing waiting lists at Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency testing centres.

      British Transport Police: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much Transport for London will pay to the British Transport Police's budget in 2016-17.

      Invalid Vehicles: Accidents

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many accidents were reported involving mobility scooters in 2015.

      Personal Injury: Compensation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to paragraph 3.103 of the Spending Review and Autumn Statement 2015, what discussions his Department had with the Ministry of Justice...

      Large Goods Vehicles: Weight Limits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much revenue was raised from fines levied on heavy goods vehicles for exceeding weight restrictions on weight restricted roads in the last year...

      Department for Transport: Senior Civil Servants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to publish his Department's senior officials' business expenses and hospitality data for 2015.

      Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress his Department has made on signing the Luxembourg rail protocol.

      Highways Agency and Highways England: Per Capita Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much has been spent by (a) Highways England and (b) the Highways Agency per head of population in each region of England in each year since 2009-10.

      Automatic Number Plate Recognition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, on which motorways at which locations automatic number plate recognition cameras are in use; and what offences such cameras are being used to detect.

      Unmanned Air Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to further restrict the use of drones to ensure (a) the safety of aircraft and (b) privacy of members of the public.

      Speed Limits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he was consulted before the imposition of a 40 mph speed limit on the A15 north Caenby Corner; what guidance is provided to highway...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he made of the potential workload of the Construction Commissioner for High Speed 2 when setting an anticipated commitment of two days...

      Maritime and Coastguard Agency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency's Survey and Inspection Transformation Programme; when...

      Diesel Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with his counterparts in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on the report by the Environment, Food and...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what representations he has received on whether constructing Phase 1 of High Speed 2 would breach the requirements of Directive 2008/520/EC on ambient...

      Motor Vehicles: Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with motor vehicle insurance companies on reducing the number of uninsured drivers.

      Volkswagen

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the oral evidence given by the Minister of State to the Transport Committee on 25 April 2016, what further testing or retesting his...

      National Air Traffic Services: Government Shareholding

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the estimated value is of his Department's shareholding in NATS Holdings.

      Volkswagen

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what representations he has made to Volkswagen on establishing a compensation scheme for vehicle owners in the UK affected by that company's use of...

      Volkswagen

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to help provide (a) compensation from VW Group for drivers and (b) partial or full reimbursement for retesting...

      Maritime and Coastguard Agency: Impact Assessments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answers of 14 April 2016 to Questions 32741 and 32742, what grounds are given in the Cabinet Office guidance referred to for...

      Railways: Market Harborough

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether Network Rail's planned Market Harborough rail-straightening works in Control Period 5 are fully funded.

      Consumer Rights Act 2015: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the rationale is for the extended exemption of the travel sector from the provisions of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 under the Consumer Rights...

  • Home Office

    • Immigration Controls: Republic of Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that terrorists cannot get into the UK from the Republic of Ireland.

    • Cybercrime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of the effectiveness of (a) the Cyber Streetwise campaign and (b) her Department's policies on...

      Home Office: EU Law

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many infraction proceedings the EU has initiated against her Department in each of the last 10 years; what the reasons were for each...

      Visas: Pharmacy

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many Tier 2 visas have been issued for pharmacists in each of the last three years.

      Thailand: Capital Punishment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Government authorised the National Crime Agency to supply evidence to the Thai government on the case of Zaw Lin and Wai Phyo...

      Police: Sick Leave

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police officers have taken time off work due to stress in each of the last five years.

      Female Genital Mutilation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many cases of female genital mutilation have been reported in (a) London and (b) England and Wales in each of the last five years.

      EU Common Foreign and Security Policy

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent discussions she has had with the European Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs on the applicability of the European...

      Money Laundering

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the (a) effect of the Criminal Justice and Data Protection Regulations 2014 have had in assisting...

      Money Laundering

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many requests for mutual legal assistance have been made to foreign jurisdictions to recover criminal assets laundered abroad in each...

      Offences against Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 28 April 2016 to Question 35297, which officials from which departments attended the meetings of the...

      Alexander Litvinenko

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what weight she has given to the list of people allegedly implicated in the murder of Mr Alexander Litvinenko provided to her by Mrs Marina...

      Antisemitism

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what proportion of racially motivated attacks in England and Wales targeted Jews in each of the last five years.

  • House of Commons Commission

    • Palace of Westminster: Art Works

      To ask the Rt. hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington representing the House of Commons Commission, pursuant to the answer of 21 April 2016 to Question 34469, where the four portraits referred...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • EU Law

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will place in the Library a list of EU draft legislation that has been forwarded to the European Parliament but which has...

    • Office of UK Permanent Representative to EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what total amount of expenses was claimed by officials working for the UK Permanent Representation to the EU in each of the...

      Office of UK Permanent Representative to EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many civil servants and diplomats form part of the UK Permanent Representation to the EU; how many such officials there...

      Office of UK Permanent Representative to EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the total cost was of maintaining the UK Permanent Representation to the EU in each of the last five years.

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many officials in his Department work in the referendum unit.

      Piracy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had (a) with his international counterparts and (b) within international organisations on private...

      Piracy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had (a) with his international counterparts and (b) within international organisations on piracy...

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the Government's policy is on the proposal from the French government to convene a conference on the Israel-Palestine...

      Indonesia: Minority Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions the Government has had with the Indonesian government on the situation of the Gafatar community.

      Commonwealth: Diplomatic Relations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to promote diplomatic connections between the UK and other Commonwealth countries.

      Armed Conflict: Terrorism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will press to agree a definition of the term foreign fighter with his EU counterparts.

      Middle East: Crimes against Humanity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the Government has (a) drafted a motion for or (b) discussed a draft of a motion with other members of the UN Security...

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of reports that on 11 March 2016 on Palestinian television President Abbas described all of Israel...

      Maldives: Counter-terrorism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent steps his Department has taken to support the Maldivian government in counter-terrorism efforts.

      Maldives: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department has taken to assist the Maldivian government with its governance reform plan.

      China and Saudi Arabia: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent steps he has taken through the UN to promote the human rights situation in (a) China and (b) Saudi Arabia.

      Counter-terrorism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he has taken to encourage US-based IT companies to make customer use data available to UK intelligence services to...

      Giulio Regeni

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what reports he has received on action taken by the Egyptian government against Reuters as a result of that company's reporting...

      India: Prisoners

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to the Indian government on the release from prisons of the five Britons working for...

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Secondment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many members of his Department's staff from which of his Department's sections were seconded to (a) the Joint Intelligence...

      Nigeria: Christianity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment his Department has undertaken of the incidence of repression of Christians by the Nigerian government;...

      Giulio Regeni

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the Government supports the request made by the Italian government to the Egyptian government to access telephone...

      Nigeria: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential risk of civil war in Nigeria as a result of the policy of the government of...

      Malawi: Oil

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions the Government has had with (a) UK companies and (b) the Malawian government on oil exploration around...

      Mozambique: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the political situation in Mozambique and tensions between that country's opposition...

      Bangladesh: Freedom of Expression

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of freedom of speech for (a) bloggers and (b) other people in Bangladesh.

      Macedonia: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of implications for democracy and the rule of law in Macedonia of the recent presidential...

      Gedhun Choekyi Nyima

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when he last made representations to the Chinese government on the fate of the Panchen Lama; and what response he received to...

      China: Journalism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the Chinese government on the safety of British journalists working in China.

      China: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what beneficial shifts in the human rights approach of the Chinese government there have been as a result of steps taken by his...

      Tibet

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking with his EU counterparts to enable (a) EU diplomats and (b) journalists to enter Tibet.

      Tibet: Visits Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when (a) a minister and (b) officials in his Department last visited the area described by the Chinese government as the...

      Bangladesh: LGBT People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effect on LGBT rights in Bangladesh of the murder of Xulhaz Mannan in Dhaka.

      Asia: Climate Change

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change on the climate threat arising from...

      Western Sahara: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the Government is taking steps to encourage progress towards the holding of a referendum in Western Sahara.

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to discourage the commemoration of acts of violence against Israeli civilians in the...

      Polisario Front

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to engage with the Polisaria Front; and if he or Ministers of his Department will meet...

      Polisario Front

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what his policy is on recognition of the Polisario Front as the representative of the people of Western Sahara.

      Soulieman Marouf

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will place in the Library copies of all departmental documents relating to the lifting of EU sanctions from Suleiman...

      Islamic State

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will establish a treatment programme to support the rehabilitation of young Yazidi and other women.

      Western Sahara: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions the Government has had with the government of Morocco on the holding of a free and fair referendum on...

      Western Sahara: Peacekeeping Operations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations the Government is making to the UN on incorporating a human rights mandate into the renewal of the UN...

      Syria: Refugees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what reports he has received of (a) Syrian refugees being shot whilst attempting to cross Turkish borders and (b) numbers of...

      Israel: Bedouin

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the Israeli government on allegations that that government is withholding services for...

      Libya: Islamic State

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what proposals the Government has made in co-operation with the French and Italian governments to the Libyan government on...

  • Attorney General

    • Antisemitism

      To ask the Attorney General, how many people were prosecuted for offences relating to anti-semitism in the UK in each of the last five years.

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    • Iron and Steel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what meetings he has initiated on steel in the last two years.

    • Iron and Steel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many staff at (a) St Paul's Place, Sheffield and (b) 1 Victoria Street, London work on steel policy.

      Nursing: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many places were awarded on nursing degrees at each institution in each of the last 5 years.

      Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Electronic Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 21 April 2016 to Question 34465, if his Department will take steps to allow web-users to include...

      Apprentices: Hearing Impairment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 21 April 2016 to Question 33376, by what date his Department plans to decide on whether British Sign...

      Students: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Written Statement of 26 April 2016, HCWS701, what estimate he has made of the number of students affected by the...

      Students: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Written Statement of 26 April 2016, HCWS701, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of the...

      Iron and Steel: China

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps his Department is taking to prevent the dumping of Chinese steel in the UK at below-market prices.

      Energy: Industry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will make a comparative assessment of energy costs for heavy industry in the UK and in other EU countries.

      Comet Group

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will publish a summary of the findings of the Insolvency Service's inquiry into the collapse of Comet.

      British Nationals Abroad: Income

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many UK citizens living in other EU countries, excluding Ireland, derived incomes from UK sources in the most recent year...

      Redundancy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will take steps to ensure the protective award is made to employees made redundant who worked across several...

      Comet Group

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how much has been paid out by his Department in statutory entitlements as a result of the collapse of Comet; how many people...

      Apprentices: Degrees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate he has made of the number of people taking degree apprenticeships by the 2019-20 academic year.

      Companies: Registration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many companies have disclosed information to Companies House on persons with significant control in their company as part of...

      Austin Reed Group

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment he has made of the effect of Austin Reed entering administration on the UK economy.

      Business: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment his Department has made of the implementation of Shaping University Curricula to Critical Infrastructure...

      Redundancy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to extend the statutory obligation for employers to consult appropriate...

      Adult Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate his Department has made of the cost of providing adult education courses over the next five years.

      Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, whether the technology used for the digital voucher system for accessing funds from the apprenticeship levy will allow companies...

      Land Registry: Privatisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how much has been spent by his Department on the services of consultancy firms relating to proposals to privatise the Land Registry.

      Driverless Vehicles: Lasers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 27 April 2016 to Question 34542, whether his Department has made an assessment of risks from lasers;...

      Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment he has made of the effect of the apprenticeship levy on employer sponsored degrees.

      Overseas Students: Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate he has made of (a) the outstanding student loan debt held by non-UK EU citizens, (b) the proportion of that debt...

      Overseas Students: Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what the total liability was for student debt acquired by non-UK citizens in each of the last 10 years; and what the outstanding...

      Institute for Apprenticeships

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what discussions he has had with the Association of Employment and Learning Providers on the nature of their involvement with...

      Higher Education Funding Council for England and Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what discussions he has had with other government departments on the future roles of HEFCE and the Quality Assurance Agency.

      Higher Education Funding Council for England

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, whether the Further Education Act 1992 gives HEFCE current statutory responsibility for degree standards.

      Institute for Apprenticeships

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what role he plans that further education providers and colleges will have in the governance and delivery of the Institute of...

      Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what metrics he plans to use to measure the contribution which the apprenticeship levy will make to economic productivity.

      Apprentices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will set a target for apprenticeship completion rates by the end of this Parliament.

      Arms Trade: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, on how many occasions his Department has (a) not granted and (b) suspended an arms export licence having concluded that there...

  • Department for International Development

    • Burma: Internally Displaced People

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether her Department is providing funding or other support for the resettlement and new housing for internally displaced people in...

    • Developing Countries: Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what work her Department is carrying out using its funding priorities to encourage gender equality around the world.

      Bangladesh: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what funding priorities her Department has in Bangladesh.

      Developing Countries: Deserts

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether she has had discussions with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew on the potential role of that organisation in advising the UN and...

      Africa: Deserts

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether her Department is offering advice to African countries on desertification.

      Africa: Female Genital Mutilation

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much her Department allocated to schemes that tackle female genital mutilation in (a) Egypt, (b) Sudan, (c) Mali, (d) Somalia, (e)...

      Overseas Aid: Cost Effectiveness

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that programmes implemented are cost-effective.

      Syria: Refugees

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the implications for her policies of the finding of the Syria Relief Network's survey of refugees that...

      Middle East: Islamic State

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment her Department has made of the effect of ISIL on migration flows in the Middle East.

      Yemen: Humanitarian Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to assist humanitarian relief in Yemen.

      Developing Countries: Hygiene and Sanitation

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that the most vulnerable people in developing countries have access to adequate hygiene...

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what measures she has put in place to improve ministerial oversight of aid programmes.

  • Department for Education

    • Free Schools

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether her Department has made an assessment of new free schools' capacity to meet pupil place demand in 2016-17.

    • Educational Psychology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate she has made of the number of publicly employed educational psychologists who will retire in the next five years.

      Special Educational Needs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many local authorities have completed the task of transferring all statements of special educational needs to Education, Health and Care Plans to...

      Educational Psychology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many local authority educational psychology services are trading their services.

      Educational Psychology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many current advertised vacancies there are in local authority educational psychology services.

      Schools: Uniforms

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of the affordability to parents who need to purchase new school uniforms as schools change their status and introduce a...

      Pre-school Education: Lancashire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate she has made of the number of new nursery staff in (a) Burnley and (b) Lancashire who will be affected by the new requirements for staff...

      Pupils: Disadvantaged

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what weighting her Department gives to deprivation as a factor affecting educational outcomes.

      Teachers: Vacancies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many full-time equivalent teacher vacancies there are in (a) state-funded schools and (b) academies in (i) Tottenham constituency and (ii)...

      Teachers: Vacancies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many full-time equivalent teacher vacancies there were in London for teachers of (a) mathematics, (b) English and (c) science at (i) state-funded...

      Young People: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps her Department is taking to support young people with their mental health needs in the Stockport local authority area.

      Department for Education: Electronic Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 21 April 2016 to Question 34465, if her Department will take steps to allow web-users to include honours when completing...

      Teachers: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many trainee teachers have carried out practical teaching experience at pupil referral units in each year since 2012.

      Academies: Performance Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many academy alternative provision sponsor-led schools have been graded (a) outstanding, (b) good, (c) requires improvement and (d) inadequate in...

      Teachers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps her Department plans to take to ensure that the number of qualified teachers does not decrease proportionately or in real terms by 2022.

      Teachers: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to section 2.28 of the White Paper, Educational excellence everywhere, published in March 2016, by what criteria her Department will...

      Teachers: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to paragraph 2.29 of her Department's White Paper, Educational excellence everywhere, published in March 2016; what measure her...

      Teachers: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to paragraph 2.12 of her Department's White Paper, Educational excellence everywhere, published in March 2016; how she plans to reform...

      Adoption

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment her Department has made of the potential effect of a vote to leave the EU in the forthcoming referendum on (a) the process for child...

      Offences against Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the observations from the Minister for Children and Families of 1 February 2016, Official Report, volume 605, column 8P, when the...

      Grandparents: Parental Responsibility

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate her Department has made of the number of grandparents that care for grandchildren.

      Further Education: Sussex

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will publish the interim findings of the Area Based Review of further education which includes Central Sussex College; what the geographical...

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether her Department has undertaken an assessment of the potential effect of changes to employer national insurance and pension contributions on (a)...

      Schools: Transport

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what her policy is on the provision of free school transport for children who receive the higher rate of the mobility component of disability living...

      Persian Language: Qualifications

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will instruct exam boards to offer GCSE and A-Level examinations in Persian after 2018; and if she will make a statement.

      Schools: Inspections

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will instruct Ofsted, when drawing up a report on a school, to consult parents who live locally but do not send their children to that school.

      Academies: Sponsorship

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the average time taken is for an academy school to be re-brokered to another academy sponsor.

      Academies: Sponsorship

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many academy schools are (a) in the process of being re-brokered and (b) awaiting re-brokering.

      Academies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many academy schools are not members of a multi-academy trust.

      English Language: National Curriculum Tests

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what information her Department holds on the number of times the Key Stage 1 spelling, punctuation and grammar test, which was due to be sat in May...

      Academies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate her Department has made of the cost of consultation processes on the conversion of all schools to academies in the next 12 months; and...

      Schools: Coventry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what information her Department holds on the cost of Civil Service support for the Tile Hill Wood and Woodlands Academy consultation to date; and if...

      Academies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what representations she has received from schools in Coventry on the Government's policy that all schools should become academies; and if she will...

      Pre-school Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of the potential effect of the Government's plan to make every school an academy on nursery school education.

      Academies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate her Department has made of the cost of requiring all schools to convert to academies; and if she will make a statement.

      Academies: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate her Department has made of the cost of converting schools into academies in (a) Coventry and (b) the West Midlands.

      Free Schools: Special Educational Needs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of pupils in free schools have (a) statements of special educational needs and (b) Education, Health and Care plans.

      Teachers: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what training is provided to teachers on working with children who have autism spectrum disorder.

      Pupils: Autism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children in (a) primary and (b) secondary non-specialist schools have autism spectrum disorder; how schools are required to identify those...

      Mental Health Services: Schools

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of schools have a mental health specialist as a permanent member of staff.

      Schools: Admissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate her Department has made of the number of children in England who were not allocated a place at their preferred (a) primary and (b)...

      Pupils: English Language

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the cost is to the public purse of school expenditure on supporting pupils who do not have English as their first language.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • First-tier Tribunal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what provision has been made for moving the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) from Chichester Magistrates' Court when that Court is closed.

    • Courts: Chichester

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of closing the Chichester Combined Court Centre and Chichester Magistrates' Court on the...

      Administration of Justice: Chichester

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on demand for justice services of future growth in the population of Chichester.

      Equal Pay: Tribunals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 20 April 2016 to Question 33501, on equal pay tribunals, how many individual equal pay claims have been brought against...

      Prisons: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that prisoners with mental health problems can access appropriate treatment.

      Taxis: Assistance Dogs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent discussions he has had with the Sentencing Council on the offence of refusing carriage to an assistance dog.

      Road Traffic Offences: Mobile Phones

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment his Department has made of the efficacy of sentencing guidelines for people convicted of using a mobile phone when driving.

      Road Traffic Offences: Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many drivers who did not hold valid driving licences have been convicted of driving without insurance in each of the last five years for which...

      Driving: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people have been convicted of driving with a driving licence that was fraudulently obtained in the last three years.

      Social Services: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent discussions he has had with (a) G4S and (b) other bodies on the announcement that G4S is to sell its children's services businesses made on...

      Employment Tribunals Service: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much has accrued to the public purse from employment tribunal fees in each year since those fees were introduced.

      Employment Tribunals Service: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, when his Department plans to publish its review of the impact of tribunal fees.

      Human Rights: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to his letter of 11 February 2016 to the Chair of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, what work has been done to date to engage with...

      Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what plans he has for consultation on proposed reforms to the UK's human rights framework in the devolved regions; and what the form, timing and content...

      Human Rights: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what discussions he has had with the Northern Ireland Executive on the Government's proposals to reform the UK's human rights framework.

      Human Rights: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of reforms to the UK's human rights framework on policing in Northern Ireland.

      Human Rights: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what discussions he has had with the Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland on the Government's proposals to reform the UK human...

  • Prime Minister

    • Prime Minister: Public Appointments

      To ask the Prime Minister, if he will publish a list of hon. Members and Members of the House of Lords who he has appointed to serve as his envoy in the current Parliament; what the title and...

  • Department for Culture, Media and Sport

    • Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Electronic Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 21 April 2016 to Question 34465, if his Department will take steps to allow web-users to include honours when...

    • BBC World Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, whether he has had discussions with the BBC on the decision to move the Chinese language BBC World News Service to Hong Kong.

      World War I: Anniversaries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions he has had with the (a) Secretary of State for Education and (b) Northern Ireland Executive on increasing the...

      Tourism: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions his Department has had with Tourism NI on increasing the level of tourism from the UK mainland to Northern Ireland.

      Sportsgrounds: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 15 December 2015 to Question 20201; what assessment he has made of the implications for his policy on...

      Museums and Galleries: Art Works

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if he will take steps to encourage (a) the Royal Academy, the National Portrait Gallery and the Tate and (b) other national art...

      Small Businesses: Cybercrime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 26 April 2016 to Question 19259, what estimate he has made of the proportion of (a) micro, (b) small and (c)...

      Broadband: Warwick and Leamington

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what progress has been made on the rollout of superfast broadband in (a) Warwick and (b) the Warwick and Leamington constituency.

      Football: Tickets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions he has had with ministerial colleagues in other departments on whether breaches of UK laws have occurred as a...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 15 March 2016 to Question 30624 and with reference to the First-Tier Tribunal General Regulatory Chamber Information...

    • Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 11 March 2016 to Question 30180 on universal credit: correspondence, whether claimants have been informed of the...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 4 February 2016 to Question 25156, if he will publish the list of circumstances that would trigger natural migration...

      Children: Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what mechanisms his Department has put in place for redress and backdated payments to the parent with care in the event that it is found that...

      Department for Work and Pensions: Electronic Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 21 April 2016 to Question 34465, if his Department will take steps to allow web-users to include honours when...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate his Department has made of the number of people who will be affected by proposed changes to debt repayment arrangements under...

      Funerals: Low Incomes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 18 April 2016 to Question 33700, what steps his Department is taking to monitor levels of funeral poverty.

      Jobcentre Plus: Food Banks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 18 April 2016 to Question 33196, whether his Department plans to place work coaches in other food banks.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the personal details of universal credit claimants are stored safely.

      Flexible Support Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 8 February 2016 to Question 26246, what funding his Department has allocated to the Flexible Support Fund in 2016-17.

      State Retirement Pensions: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will meet representatives of the Women Against State Pension Inequality campaign.

      New Enterprise Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of the New Enterprise Allowance in achieving its aims.

      Non-departmental Public Bodies: Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the efficiency of the pension schemes of abolished non-departmental public bodies in (a) identifying pensioners...

      PAYE: Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what data quality testing has been carried out on the effect on universal credit calculations of the timeliness and accuracy of employer PAYE...

      Self-employed: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of extending statutory (a) maternity pay, (b) paternity pay and (c) sick pay to...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to page 192 of the Office of Budget Responsibility's report, Economic and fiscal outlook, published in March 2016, how the...

      Department for Work and Pensions: Freedom of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what his Department's total legal costs were in case EA/2013/0148/9 heard by the First-Tier Tribunal General Regulatory Chamber Information...

      Department for Work and Pensions: Telereal Trillium

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, which one of his Department's assets Telereal Trillium are responsible for maintaining.

      Department for Work and Pensions: Civil Proceedings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many ongoing legal disputes his Department is currently engaged in.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the effect of the reduction of work allowances under universal credit announced in the Summer Budget 2015 on the...

      Housing Benefit: Social Rented Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of the under-occupancy penalty on families with severely disabled children.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when he intends to respond to the letter from the hon. Member for Pontypridd dated 28 March 2016 on the Government's priorities for social...

      Personal Independence Payment: Hove

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average distance is travelled by residents of Hove for face-to-face personal independence payment assessments.

      Employment and Support Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will abolishing work-focused interviews in work-related activity groups for disabled people who are under appeal from employment and...

      Pensions: Financial Assistance Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people received payments from the Financial Assistance Scheme in each (a) parliamentary constituency and (b) government region in the...

      Supported Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 18 April 2016 to Question 33625, when he plans to publish the policy review of the supported housing sector.

      ASW: Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when (a) he and (b) Ministers of his Department last met representatives of former members of the Allied Steel and Wire pension scheme.

      Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of reforming (a) pension protection arrangements and (b) corporate pension schemes.

      Social Rented Housing: Housing Benefit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average reduction in benefits was for claimants subject to the under-occupancy penalty in each of the last three financial years.

      ASW: Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average value was of payments made under the Financial Assistance Scheme to former members of Allied Steel and Wire pension scheme in...

      Social Rented Housing: Housing Benefit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the savings to his Department arising from application of the under-occupancy penalty in each of the last three...

      Pensions: Financial Assistance Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much the Financial Assistance Scheme paid out in each of the last six years.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to ensure the randomised control trial his Department is conducting on in-work progression follows the code of ethics...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether participation in the randomised control trial his Department is conducting on in-work progression is mandatory for claimants; and what...

      Department for Work and Pensions: Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average (a) waiting time and (b) total call time is for calls made to the 0345 numbers operated by his Department.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 27 April 2016 to Question 35020, what funding the Government has allocated to local authorities to deliver digital...

      Universal Credit: PAYE

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what measures are in place to prevent employer's (a) late and (b) inaccurate reporting of PAYE through real time information causing errors in...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when he intends to answer the letter from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton dated 22 March 2016 with regard to Mr S Rizvi.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Defence: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much production work by (a) value and (b) numbers of jobs has been undertaken by employees in the UK on US administration defence contracts in each...

    • Armed forces: Cancer

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he has made of the number of (a) current and (b) former service personnel that are diagnosed annually with cancer related to exposure to...

      Armed forces: Cancer

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what criteria are used to determine the level of compensation due to current or former service personnel diagnosed with cancer related to working...

      Maritime Patrol Aircraft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent assessment he has made of the proportion of workshare which the UK will undertake on those Boeing P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft...

      Land Mines

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many service personnel have suffered (a) minor injuries and (b) serious or fatal injuries as a result of mines or improvised explosive devices in...

      Unmanned Air Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many hours UK drones have flown over which countries in each year since 2010.

      Air Force: Mental Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the effect of active service on the mental health of (a) drone operators and (b) conventional pilots.

      Land Mines

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many times have mines or improvised explosive devices in the vicinity of UK military bases caused (a) minor injuries and (b) serious or fatal...

      Land Mines

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans he has to purchase drones to detect mines and improvised explosive devices.

      Unmanned Air Vehicles: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans he has to purchase the (a) AeroVironment Raven, (b) AeroVironment Switchable and (c) Uvision Hero 30 unmanned aerial vehicles.

      Armed Forces: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many medical staff assisting armed forces personnel with stress and other mental health issues are authorised to deal with personnel at each level...

      Royal Artillery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the options are for the location of 7 Commando Battery Royal Artillery; and by what criteria the location of that regiment will be determined.

      Ministry of Defence: Taxis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the cost to his Department was of vehicle hire in each of the last five years.

      Ministry of Defence: Computers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many of his Department's laptop computers have been lost in the last year.

      Patrol Craft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Strategic Defence and Security Review, whether names have been found for the two additional river class offshore patrol vessels.

      Patrol Craft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will place in the Library copies of the contracts signed for the construction of the two additional river class offshore patrol vessels between...

      Aircraft Carriers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many defence delegations from foreign countries have visited the construction site of the Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers.

      Veterans: Mesothelioma

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of his Department's ability to identify all veterans with mesothelioma.

      Aircraft Carriers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the Government has plans to sell one of the Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers to a foreign country.

      Disposal Services Authority

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the profits made by the Disposal Services Authority were in (a) 2012-13, (b) 2013-14 and (c) 2014-15.

      Defence: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how his Department defines the commercial exploitation levy; and how much was received by his Department from that levy in financial years (a) 2012-13,...

      Islamic State

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps the UK is taking to assist its allies in adapting to the recent use of hit-and-run tactics by Daesh.

      World War I

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 18 April 2016 to Question 33754, on World War 1, what constitutes the extensive efforts referred to which are made to try and...

      Armed Forces: Arctic

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what his policy is on the militerisation of the Arctic.

      Armed Conflict: Sexuality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the Government's policy is on (a) including within Common Article 3 of the Geneva Conventions 1949 prohibition of the targeting of individuals...

      Russia: Arctic

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he has made of the scale of Russian military presence in the Arctic.

      NATO: Armed Forces

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the UK's contribution will be to the Very High Readiness Joint Task Force.

      Ministry of Defence: Secondment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 25 April 2016 to Question 34932, what the grades were of the civilian employees seconded by his Department to (a) the Joint...

      Military Attachés

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when the Defence Attaché and Loan Service Centre was established; how many staff that Centre employs; and what that Centre's budget is for 2016-17.

      Military Attachés

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 22 October 2015 to Question 12325, how many defence attachés at what rank were employed at each of those locations on 1...

      NATO: Navy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the UK's commitment is to NATO's Standing Naval Forces for 2016-17.

      Air Force

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the (a) Royal Air Force aircraft and (b) manpower establishment is of (i) airborne early warning and (ii) air to air refuelling.

      Yemen: Military Intervention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department has carried out an impact assessment of airstrikes in Yemen since 2012.

      Ministry of Defence: Yemen

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether any MOD personnel have been seconded to positions in Yemen since 2012.

      Trident

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what his Department's timetable is for the renewal of Trident.

      Trident Missiles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether it is technically possible for Trident missiles to be used by the UK without US knowledge and agreement.

      Special Forces and Intelligence Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what guidance his Department makes available to UK Special Forces and intelligence agencies on the dissemination of intelligence relating to individuals...

      Yemen: Military Intervention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the Government has provided support to the US administration for its remotely piloted aircraft system strikes in Yemen.

      Ministry of Defence: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many small and medium-sized businesses were direct suppliers to his Department during the years (a) 2015-16, (b) 2014-15 and (c) 2013-14.

      Ministry of Defence: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, which contractors his Department has a contract with either directly or indirectly by sub-contract which is valued at £10,000 or more; and what the...

      Ministry of Defence: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what proportion of defence expenditure was spent through small and medium-sized enterprises in (a) 2015-16, (b) 2014-15 and (c) 2013-14.

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • Planning Permission

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, on how many called-in planning decisions he made a decision in three months or longer in each of the last five years; and if he...

    • Starter Home Initiative

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what estimate his Department has made of the number of housing development sites which were previously seen as financially...

      Starter Home Initiative

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the Starter Home scheme on the level of home ownership among people...

      Housing Ombudsman Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many cases have been received by the Housing Ombudsman in each year since 2009-10.

      Housing Ombudsman Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what the annual budget of the Housing Ombudsman has been in each year since 2009-10.

      Housing Ombudsman Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what average time the Housing Ombudsman has taken to complete a case in each year since 2009-10.

      Supported Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of the Supported Accommodation review on the commissioning of services...

      Housing Associations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what procedures his Department has to ensure that housing associations maintain an adequate level of housing stock available...

      Social Services: Stockport

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to support the provision of adult social care in the Stockport local authority area.

      Supported Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps he plans to take to provide information to enable future planning by supported housing providers during the next 12...

      Shopping Centres: Romford

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking in Romford to encourage the use of local shopping centres.

      Window Blinds: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to require private landlords to fit safety devices on blinds to ensure...

      Cornish Language: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to support the learning of the Cornish language.

      Social Rented Housing: Homelessness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many people were homeless but did not qualify for priority access to social housing in each of the last three years.

      Private Rented Housing: Low Incomes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will estimate the number of tenants in private housing who have only sufficient funds to cover one week's rent.

      Floods: Lake District

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, when he expects his Department to submit a final estimation of the damage caused by flooding in the South Lakes area to the...

  • HM Treasury

    • EU Budget: South East

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will estimate the value of financial contributions to the EU in 2015 that were attributable to London and the South East of England.

    • Money Laundering: Estate Agents

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many estate agents in (a) England and Wales and (b) London have been penalised for failing to comply with the Money Laundering Regulations 2007.

      London Stock Exchange: Deutsche Borse

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the economic security implications of the proposed merger between the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Borse.

      Tax Evasion: Prosecutions

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many companies have been prosecuted for tax evasion during the last 10 years; and what revenue has been recovered as a result of those prosecutions.

      Tax Evasion: Prosecutions

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people have been prosecuted for tax evasion during the last 10 years; and what revenue has been recovered as a result of those prosecutions.

      Productivity

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the accuracy of the methodology used to measure productivity in the UK.

      Digital Technology: Productivity

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to paragraphs 3.16 to 3.26 of the report, Independent review of UK economic statistics, published on 11 March 2016, what plans he has to...

      Rugby: World Cup

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the Northern Powerhouse strategy will include his pledge in paragraph 2.256 of Budget 2016 to support the UK's bid for the 2021 Rugby League World...

      Child Benefit: Foreign Nationals

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 12 April 2016 to Question 32664 and the Answer of 25 April 2016 to Question 33678, and with reference to paragraph 2.113 of the...

      Government: Assets

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 25 April 2016 to Question 34917, if he will provide a breakdown of the £25 billion total receipts from asset sales in...

      British Nationals Abroad: EU Countries

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will estimate the total amount of income paid to UK citizens living in other EU countries except Ireland which derived from UK sources in the most...

      Revenue and Customs: East Kilbride

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to his oral contribution of 23 March 2016, Official Report, column 1558, when his Department plans to carry out an impact assessment of the...

      UK Membership of EU

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the Prime Minister's oral contribution of 22 February 2016, Official Report columns 24-5 whether his Department plans to release further...

      Diesel Fuel: Rebates

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when HM Revenue and Customs plans to publish the one-year progress report on implementation of the Accutrace S10 Fuel Marker.

      Public Works Loan Board

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the total outstanding debt liabilities held with the Public Works Loans Board (PWLB) are for each local authority in England, Wales and Scotland; how...

      Universal Credit: PAYE

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 21 April 2016 to Question 34477, whether it is possible to correct errors in PAYE real-time data submitted by employers before the...

      Academies: VAT

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether sixth form colleges will be affected by VAT regulations if they convert to a 16 to 19 academy.

      Patents: Corporation Tax

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when the Government expects to publish its response to the consultation on the Patent Box.

      Tax Evasion

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 19 April 2016 to Question 33455, how many people are employed to investigate tax evasion in HM Revenue and Customs' (a) affluent...

      Revenue and Customs

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many needs enhanced enquiries HM Revenue and Customs received in the last year.

      Revenue and Customs: Location

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what current locations and sites have been identified as new offices for HM Revenue and Customs under its building our future plan; and if he will make a...

  • Department for Energy and Climate Change

    • Green Deal Finance Company

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what estimate she has made of the cost of establishing the Green Deal Finance Company in (a) payments to consultants and (b) other costs.

    • Energy: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what steps her Department is taking to ensure consumers are placed on the cheapest tariff available by their energy supplier.

      Energy: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what steps her Department is taking to reduce consumer energy prices.

      Energy: Meters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, if she will take steps to ensure that gas smart meter installers check for carbon monoxide after fitting the meter and the appliance...

      Housing: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what steps her Department is taking to increase the installation of home insulation.

      Nuclear Power Stations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what recent discussions she has had with her Japanese counterpart on the involvement of Japanese companies in new nuclear power...

      Nuclear Reactors: Cumbria

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, when she expects the regulatory approval processes, including the Generic Design Assessment, to be completed for proposed new nuclear...

      Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, whether she plans to classify grass as a crop for the purpose of consideration of biogas options in the Renewable Heat Incentive...

      Offshore Industry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, if she will take steps to ensure that Ministers and officials of her Department meet trades unions comprising the offshore...

      Nuclear Reactors: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, when she expects the regulatory approval processes, including the Generic Design Assessment, to be completed for proposed new nuclear...

      Oil: Exploration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, pursuant to the Answer of 22 April 2016 to Question 34372, whether Petroleum Exploration and Development Licence 189 was one of the...

      Cybercrime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what recent discussions her Department has had with external organisations on the development of the new cyber security strategy.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Science: Finance

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of representations from the science community to his Department's plans to insert a new clause into all new and renewed...

    • Lobbying

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what representations his Department has received on the potential effect on universities and university research of the proposed ban on public funds...

      Older People

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, if the Government will consult on setting up a Commissioner for Older People.

      Iron and Steel: China

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much UK public money has been used to purchase steel from loss-making state-owned Chinese steel making companies (a) through the Crown Commercial...

      Anti-corruption Summit

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, which Ministers will represent the Government at the Anti-Corruption Summit in May 2016.

      Civil Servants: Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what his policy is on the declaration and publication by civil servants of financial interests other than gifts and hospitality.

      Lobbying

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, for what reasons the exemption from the anti-lobbying clause is limited to Research Councils, National Academies and the Higher Education Funding...

      Cabinet Office: Staff

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many full-time equivalent staff currently work in (a) the Joint Intelligence Organisation's Assessments Staff and (b) the National Security...

      Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of (a) increasing the powers of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration and...

      Armed Conflict: Syria

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 21 April 2016 to Question 33817, what the Joint Intelligence Committee's current estimate is of the number of non-extremist...

      UK Membership of EU: Referendums

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the budget available to the Government is to spend on the EU referendum for each expenditure line and expenditure type.

      Government Departments: Pay

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many people working for central government departments have been paid through a limited company in the last year for which figures are available.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, when he plans to respond to the letter of 24 March 2016 on ethical procurement from the hon. Member for Birmingham, Northfield.

      UK Membership of EU: Referendums

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what discussions his Department has had with representatives from the higher education and further education sector on the EU referendum.

      Civil Servants: Pensions

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the death in service benefits are for civil servants.

      Civil Servants: Death

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many civil servants died in service in each of the last six years.

      UK Membership of EU: Referendums

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what representations he has made to the Electoral Commission on resolving recent problems with registration on aboutmyvote.co.uk related to the EU...

      UK Membership of EU: Referendums

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what discussions he has had the Electoral Commission on ensuring that people are able to check whether they are registered on aboutmyvote.co.uk related...

      UK Membership of EU: Referendums

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what (a) temporary staff and (b) consultants his Department has used to support his Office in promoting the Government's position on the EU referendum.

      Immigrants: EEA Nationals

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate the Government has made of the number of migrants from (a) EEA member states and (b) EEA countries projected to migrate to the UK in each...

      UK Membership of EU: Referendums

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 14 April 2016 to Questions 33531 and 33450, what total budget has been set aside by the Government to promote its position on...

      Cabinet Committees: Airports

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether the Cabinet's Economic Affairs (Airports) sub-committee has met in 2016.

      Immigrants: EEA Nationals

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 14 April 2016 to Question 32897, how many nationals of other EEA member states of school age migrated to the UK in each year...

      UK Membership of EU: Referendums

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 14 April 2016 to Question 33450, for what reason the website eureferendum.gov.uk will still be available to view during the...

      Government Departments: Equality

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to his oral evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee on Secondary Legislation Scrutiny on 19 January 2016, Question 7, under what...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Rabbits: Diseases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will make an assessment of recent trends in the prevalence of myxomatosis in the UK; and if she will make a statement.

    • Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on assessing the effect on air quality and...

      Agriculture: Subsidies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the Rural Payments Agency is expected to resolve post-payment adjustments for the 2015 Basic Payments Scheme before...

      Agriculture: Subsidies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, by when will 2015 payments to farmers from the Rural Payments Agency be completed; and when can farmers receiving a 50 per...

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Lobbying

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the potential effect on future funding of research by the Department for Environment Food...

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Lobbying

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, which categories of recipients of grants awarded by her Department will be covered by the new anti-lobbying clause in...

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Grants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, which organisations have received public grant funding from her Department in each of the last five years; how much grant...

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Lobbying

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many organisations in receipt of grant funding awarded by her Department were found to have engaged in activity that (a)...

      Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether she is reviewing (a) the number of air quality zones expected to comply with nitrogen dioxide limits by 2020 and (b)...

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Lobbying

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether future grants awarded by her Department to (a) universities and (b) charities will be exempt from the anti-lobbying...

      Pesticides

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment her Department has made of the effects on wider biodiversity of commonly used pesticides; and if she...

      Agriculture: Subsidies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to ensure that the Rural Payments Agency learns the lessons of the introduction of the Basic...

      Seas and Oceans: Pollution Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to reduce (a) microbeads entering and (b) rubbish in marine environments.

      Agriculture: Subsidies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the Rural Payments Agency will maintain the current level of resources until the 2016 applications are logged and...

      Bees: Pesticides

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to protect bees from (a) neonicotinoids and (b) other harmful pesticides.

      Food: Enterprise Zones

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what progress the Government has made on Food Enterprise Zones.

      Rural Payments Agency: Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to improve the Rural Payments Agency call centre service.

      Agriculture and Environment: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the merits of public grant funded research on the environment, food and farming.

      Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate of real world diesel emissions for Euro 6 vehicles, relative to the laboratory test limit, was used in the...

      Bees: Neonicotinoids

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the effect of the use of neonicotinoid pesticides when granted emergency authorisation on...

      Neonicotinoids

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what her Department's policy is on restrictions on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides.

      Neonicotinoids

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, on what grounds emergency applications for the use of neonicotinoid pesticides are granted.

  • Department of Health

    • Electronic Cigarettes: Advertising

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what guidance his Department plans to provide on types of e-cigarette advertising which will be permitted following the introduction of restrictions...

    • Dental Services: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 21 April 2016 to Question 34010, what the cost of providing NHS dental services in the West Midlands was in each of the last...

      Zika Virus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of the risk of the Zika virus spreading to the UK.

      Multiple Sclerosis: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 22 February 2016 to Question 26606, whether it is his Department's intention that all patients diagnosed with multiple...

      General Practitioners: Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what support the Government is providing to GPs to help them with the cost of insuring work carried out outside normal hours.

      Disability Aids

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 26 April 2016 to Question 34277, on disability aids, if he will estimate the cost to the NHS of those delayed days in hospital...

      NHS: Vacancies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the advertisement on the Hays recruitment website by NHS England for a temporary Senior Deputy Head of Media Planning and Strategy on a...

      Tuberculosis: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 18 April 2016 to Question 33688, how many individuals were screened for tuberculosis among populations deemed to be at high...

      Tuberculosis: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 19 April 2016 to Question 33687, what investment there has been related to the Collaborative TB Strategy for England 2015 to...

      Mental Health Services: Offenders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he expects all regions in England to have a complete Liaison and Diversion service.

      Strokes: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of people with acute strokes were treated with thrombolysis in the last 12 months.

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many mental health referrals have been made in (a) England and (b) London in each of the last five years.

      Death: Weather

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans his Department has to develop a national cross-departmental strategy for reducing and eliminating excess winter deaths.

      Offences against Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 18 April 2016 to Question 32700, what assessment his Department has made of the (a) extent to which clinical need can be...

      HIV Infection: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if his Department will carry out a cost-benefit analysis on the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis as a preventative measure for HIV.

      Junior Doctors: Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 25 April 2016 to Question 34838, under which clauses of the National Health Service Act 2006 he exercised the range of powers...

      Patients: Transport

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how his Department monitors the performance of Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group's patient transport services.

      Mental Health Services: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 7 March 2016 to Question 29568, what steps he has taken to ensure all local transformation plans cover transitions between...

      Epilepsy: Death

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 19 April 2016 to Question 33552, if the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme will audit the number of...

      Paramedical Staff: Sick Leave

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many paramedics have taken time off work due to stress in each of the last five years.

      Electronic Cigarettes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what information his Department collects on trends in e-cigarettes used in the UK across the last five years; and if he will make a statement.

      Psychiatry: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 22 January 2016 to Question 30262, what plans Health Education England has to reform funding not related to the bursary scheme...

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 21 April 2016 to Question 34485, on mental health services, when he expects NHS England to publish the website addresses...

      HIV Infection: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what further discussions his Department plans to hold with industry and other interested parties on the decision of NHS England to end the specialised...

      Sepsis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to create a Best Practice Tariff or similar sustained improvement incentive for sepsis.

      Sepsis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is planning to take to improve professional awareness of sepsis.

      Sepsis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to launch a public awareness campaign for sepsis.

      Miscarriage: Counselling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he has taken to ensure that affected women and their partners have access to bereavement counselling after early miscarriage.

      Immigrants: Detainees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to ensure that treatment is provided to detainees held in immigration removal centres who are (a) self-harming and (b)...

      Pharmacy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department took when devising the new model of community pharmacy to take into account both (a) rural and (b) urban deprivation.

      Pharmacy: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make an assessment of the effect of the budget reduction for community pharmacy in 2016-17 on high street vacancy rates.

      Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what funds the Government has allocated for research into progressive supranuclear palsy in each of the last three years; and what plans the Government...

      Fertility: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of the progress that clinical commissioning groups have made on implementing NICE guidelines on fertility...

      Junior Doctors: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 13 January 2016 to Question 21676, whether the new junior doctors' contract would be an improvement on the pay structure...

      Junior Doctors: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to paragraph 88 of the Equality Analysis in the new contract for doctors and dentists in training in the NHS, published in March 2016, if...

      Junior Doctors: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to paragraph 57 of the Equality Analysis in the new contract for doctors and dentists in training in the NHS, published in March 2016, if...

      Neuromuscular Disorders: Medical Equipment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department is taking steps to encourage clinical commissioning groups to develop a commissioning policy for requests for cough assist...

      Care Quality Commission: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, by what average proportion Care Quality Commission registration fees have changed in each of the last five years for which figures are available.

      Analgesics: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people under the age of (a) 18 and (b) 16 reported to hospital having taken more than the recommended daily allowance of non-prescription...

      Care Homes: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to make it compulsory for people working in residential care homes to be trained in (a) mental health...

      Care Quality Commission: Inspections

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much the Care Quality Commission spent on hotels and accommodation for inspectors in each of the last five years for which figures are available.

      Epilepsy: Death

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 13 April 2016 to Question 32720, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of the removal of quality and outcomes...

      Nutrition: Surveys

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what meetings Ministers in his Department has had with industry since publication of the blood folate results in the National Diet and Nutrition Survey...

      Congenital Abnormalities

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make an assessment of the potential benefits for public health and the economy of introducing a birth defects prevention month and a folic...

      Maternity Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress he has made on implementing the recommendations of the National Maternity Review; and if he will make a statement.

      Sepsis: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to extend the awareness campaign to adults on sepsis in children.

      Warfarin: Clinics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of reclassifying warfarin clinics as anti-coagulation clinics in order to increase availability for...

      Fertility: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of clinical commissioning groups in England are working together on implementation of NICE guidelines on fertility treatment.

      Anticoagulants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will take steps to ensure that there are not incentives to use particular brands of anticoagulants across the NHS; and if he will make a statement.

      Junior Doctors: Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many junior doctors' contracts have been imposed since July 2015, and in which NHS trusts such contracts have been imposed.

      Radiotherapy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make it his policy for patients to be able to choose a location convenient to them for receiving radiotherapy treatment; and if he will make a...

      Psoriasis: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that patients with psoriasis are able to access the most effective NICE-approved treatment for their...

      Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if his Department will reconsider the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority exemption which prior to 2013 enabled organisations to send...

      Junior Doctors: Conditions of Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what (a) oral and (b) written communication, guidance and information there has been between his Department and Health Education England on...

  • Department for Transport

    • Bus Services

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many regional devolution settlements that are (1) agreed already, and (2) currently being negotiated, include the devolution of transport powers; and...

    • High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans HS2 has for using secondary aggregates for the construction of Phase 1.

      Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of emission tests undertaken by car manufacturers in the UK.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • China: Christianity

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of China about (1) reports of a pastor’s wife who was buried alive during the demolition of a...

    • Falkland Islands: Argentina

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the implications for the Falkland Islands of the UN Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf finding that they are...

      Falkland Islands: Argentina

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the Falkland Islands Government regarding the future of its territorial waters.

      Falkland Islands: Argentina

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the UN Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf in the South Atlantic.

      Islamic State

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to ensure that they fulfil the pledge in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Human Rights and Democracy Report 2015 to...

      Middle East: Responsibility to Protect

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will apply the principles of the Responsibility to Protect to the situation in Iraq and Syria.

      Middle East: Water

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of the Middle East water research programme as a vehicle for collaboration between researchers in the UK,...

      Israel: Stem Cells

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of the stem cell research collaboration between British and Israeli scientists under the auspices of the...

      Israel: Medicine

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the importance of the particular focus on Alzheimer’s and Type 1 Diabetes in the third Britain Israel Research and Academic...

      Abdullah Habib

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the government of Oman following the arrest and detention on 15 April of Mr Abdullah Habib.

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of the remarks by the Foreign Secretary in 2010 that the window of opportunity for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian...

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they plan to take in response to Israel’s Jerusalem Municipality plan to demolish Palestinian homes to make way for a tourist complex in...

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many journalists have been imprisoned in the occupied Palestinian territories since October 2015 and what representations they have made to the...

      West Bank: Housing

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Mr Tobias Ellwood, on 18 January (HC21629), what...

      Libya: Islamic State

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to combat Daesh in Libya.

      Islamic State: Yazidis

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have assessed the evidence that ISIS have sold Yazidi women to Saudi Arabians, and what representations they have made to the government of...

      Egypt: Shipping

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the impact on British shipping of the decision by the President of Egypt to give control of the expansion of the Suez Canal to...

      Malawi: Administration of Justice

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Malawi regarding bringing the perpetrators of albinism-related crimes to justice.

      Syria: Armed Conflict

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the attacks on 26 April on the Christian neighbourhood of Sulaymaniyah in Aleppo, and of reports that at least eight...

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    • Local Enterprise Partnerships: Cost Effectiveness

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to act on the concerns raised by the National Audit Office in its 23 March report regarding the lack of transparency in spending by Local...

    • Universities: Antisemitism

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of anti-semitism within bodies representing students in English universities.

  • Department for Education

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Type 26 Frigates

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in the development of the Royal Navy's next generation Type 26 Global Combat Ship.

    • Armed Forces

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the establishment of (1) the Royal Navy, (2) the Army, and (3) the Royal Air Force, and how many vacancies there are in each service.

      Armed Forces: Young People

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effects on (1) the individual, and (2) the armed forces, of the enlistment of persons under the age of 18.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

  • Home Office

    • Passports

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government why people leaving the UK have their passports examined and recorded at some airports, whilst at others no examination takes place.

    • Traffic Officers: South East

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many dedicated road traffic officers there were in each of the past five years in (1) Essex, (2) Kent, (3) Sussex, and (4) London.

      Asylum: Children

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government why less than 30 of the 157 children at Calais and identified as eligible for family re-union have so far been admitted to the UK; and what plans they have...

      Refugees

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they are liaising with local public service providers to ensure that all incoming refugees as part of the refugee resettlement policy are appropriately...

      Visas: Overseas Students

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Immigration Minister, James Brokenshire, on 14 March (HC29894), and in the light of the figures released by the Home Office...

      USA: Official Visits

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of costs incurred by them in connection with the recent visit of the President of the United States.

      Police: Recruitment

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many candidates have applied for admission to the Direct Entry Superintendent programme since its inception, and of those, how many were successful.

      Religious Hatred

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 21 April (HL Deb, col 762–4) on religiously motivated crime, whether they will provide details of...

      Internet: Radicalism

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, following the murder of Asad Shah in Glasgow, what action they are taking to restrict access to websites that espouse extremism in Pakistan.

      British Nationality

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 22 April (HL7592), notwithstanding the British Nationality Act 1981, on what basis they are...

      Asylum: Eritrea

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of Eritreans who challenged an initial asylum refusal won their appeal in (1) 2013, (2) 2014, and (3) 2015.

      Asylum: Eritrea

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of overall asylum appeals were lodged by Eritrean nationals or refugees in (1) 2013, (2) 2014, and (3) 2015.

  • HM Treasury

    • Financial Services: Regulation

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what criteria govern the regulation of financial services in Crown Dependencies and British Overseas Territories.

    • Financial Services: Regulation

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of which Crown Dependencies and British Overseas Territories, if any, fall short of the required standards for the regulation...

      Financial Services: Regulation

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government in what way the criteria for the regulation of financial services vary between the UK and British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies.

      London Stock Exchange

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether there would be any disadvantages of the London Stock Exchange being headquartered outside the UK.

  • Department for Energy and Climate Change

    • Electric Cables: Lake District National Park

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with National Grid in relation to the erection of pylons to carry power through the Lake District National Park from the...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure the effective operation of the electoral office of Northern Ireland following the decision by the Northern Ireland...

  • Department of Health

    • Medical Records: Data Protection

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Prior of Brampton on 17 March (HL7133) concerning the protection of personal health and social care data, what was the...

    • Patients: Transport

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of Coperforma’s management of patient transport in Sussex.

      Maternity Services

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to match national and local capacity with demand for maternity services, and when they expect a balance to be achieved.

      Strokes

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of the National Stroke Strategy and whether the strategy has achieved its aims.

      Strokes: Children

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many children experienced a stroke in England in the past year.

      Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will establish a public inquiry into care failings in the Liverpool Community NHS Trust in the light of findings that executive directors of the...

      General Dental Council

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the open letter from the British Dental Association to the Chairman of the General Dental Council (GDC) of 1 April on the...

      Diabetes

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what funding increases they have proposed for type 1 diabetes in 2016–17 and in subsequent years.

      Action on Smoking and Health

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have received an application for grant funding from Action on Smoking and Health for 2016–17, and if so, whether they will place a copy in...

      Ambulance Services: Employment Agencies

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of the reported rise in expenditure by NHS Ambulance Trusts, they intend to extend agency spending caps to private ambulance services.

      Department of Health: Lobbying

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what definition of "lobbying" is used by the Department of Health in its grant application process.

      Department of Health: Lobbying

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Prior of Brampton on 24 February (HL6112), what processes the Department of Health has reviewed in the light of the...

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