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Written answers

Thursday, 12 January 2017

  • Department for Transport

    • Transport

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he expects to publish a draft Modern Transport Bill.

    • High Speed Two: Public Appointments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he expects a permanent Chief Executive at HS2 Ltd to be appointed.

      High Speed Two

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when the MP hotline for HS2 Ltd will be set up and operational.

      High Speed Two: Public Appointments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when a permanent High Speed 2 Construction Commissioner will be appointed.

      High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many applications have been received for High Speed 2 road safety fund monies; and from whom.

      High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, over what period of time the High Speed 2 Community and Environment Fund and Business and Local Economy Fund will be available; and when applications...

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • Communities and Local Government: Credit Unions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether his Department permits its employees to join a credit union through payroll deductions; and if he will make a statement.

    • Council Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, (a) how many people live in local authority housing in (i) Newcastle upon Tyne, (ii) the North East and (iii) England and (b)...

      Land: Contamination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what funding streams are available to communities that require remediation of contaminated land.

      EU Grants and Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what mechanisms are in place to enable the Government to assess whether funding will be agreed for specific European Social...

      Accommodation Agencies: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the effect of the cost of letting agent fees on the ability of homeless people go access private...

      Floods: Property Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what powers local authorities have to enforce flood planning conditions on new houses being built.

      Housing Estates: Regeneration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to the Answer of 8 March 2016 to Question 29619, how much of the £140 million fund relating to the...

      Communities and Local Government: Labour Mobility

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many civil servants in each unit of his Department are in the redeployment pool.

      Parking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, when his Department plans to produce a report on the consultation, entitled Parking reform: tackling unfair practices, which...

      Planning Permission

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what guidance his Department has given to planning inspectors on the limitations of development arising from (a) inadequate...

      Public Houses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if his Department will remove permitted development rights of pubs to reduce pub closures.

      Public Houses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether he plans to publish the response to the consultation on restricted covenants for pubs carried out in 2011.

      Community Assets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many successful registrations of assets of community value have been listed in each of the last five years; and how many of...

      Planning Permission

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to ensure pre-commencement conditions do not delay development.

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Research: EU Grants and Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many of his Department's staff he plans to allocate to support EU negotiations on EU research funding programmes...

    • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when he plans to publish Ministers' transparency details for July to September 2016.

      Minimum Wage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent steps the Government has taken against employers for not paying the national minimum wage.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Sri Lanka: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the co-sponsored resolution on Sri Lanka at the 30th Session of the UN Human Rights Council held in October...

    • Ascension Island: Aviation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what biosecurity standards apply to equipment and construction materials imported into Ascension Island in order to resurface...

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, who the diversity champion is on his departmental board.

      Cayman Islands: Turtles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will take steps to ensure that British citizens travelling to the Cayman Islands are aware of the practice of farming the...

      Cayman Islands: Turtles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his Cayman Island counterpart on preventing the practice of farming the Cayman Turtle for meat...

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how much of his Department's spending falls under the definition of official development assistance in the current financial year.

      Syria: International Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will take steps to discuss with his international counterparts plans to expedite air drops in Syria.

      Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent steps he has taken to provide assistance to Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Credit Unions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether his Department permits its employees to join a credit union through payroll deductions; and if he will make a statement.

      Falkland Islands: Oil

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his Argentinian counterpart on UK oil drilling in the Falkland Islands since the beginning of 2016.

      Serbia: Visits Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what preparations (a) his Department and (b) the British Embassy in Belgrade undertook in advance of his State Visit to Serbia...

      Unmanned Air Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, on what dates the first multilateral discussions with other signatories of the Joint Declaration for the Export and Subsequent...

      Berlin: Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the security situation in Berlin since the terrorist attacks in that city on 19 December 2016.

      Unmanned Air Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what amendments the Government proposed to drafts of the Joint Declaration for the Export and Subsequent Use of Armed or...

      Cluster Munitions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what his policy is on whether the use of cluster munitions is always a contravention of international humanitarian law.

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ministerial Corrections

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, on what date his predecessor was informed of errors in answers to Parliamentary Questions and Statements on Yemen which...

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Freedom of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to Freedom of Information Request Ref: 0709, Breaches of international humanitarian law Yemen, which Minister...

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Freedom of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to Freedom of Information Request Ref: 0709, Breaches of international humanitarian law Yemen, on what date his...

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Freedom of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to Freedom of Information Request Ref: 0709, Breaches of international humanitarian law Yemen, on what date he...

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Freedom of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to Freedom of Information Request Ref: 0709, Breaches of international humanitarian law Yemen, on what date his...

      Syria: Diplomatic Relations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 20 December 2016 to Question 57778, whether there are any circumstances in which it is Government...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Northern Ireland Office: Labour Mobility

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, how many civil servants in each unit of his Department are in the redeployment pool.

    • Terrorism: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, how many former non-state actors who were formerly paramilitaries have been charged following a referral by the Northern Ireland Historical...

  • Department for Exiting the European Union

    • Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, if he will make it his policy in immigration negotiations with the EU that (a) there is no discrimination between applicants on the...

    • Legal Profession: EU Law

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of maintaining the provisions of the Lawyer Services Directive after...

  • Wales Office

    • Wales Office: Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, who the diversity champion is on his departmental board.

    • Wales Office: Credit Unions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, whether his Department permits its employees to join a credit union through payroll deductions; and if he will make a statement.

  • Department for Education

    • Schools: Debts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent representations she has received on schools covering costs on behalf of parents and the ensuing parental debt.

    • Skills Funding Agency: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 13 December 2016 to Question 56731, how many staff of the Skills Funding Agency will be located at each of its offices after...

      Schools: Defibrillators

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many schools have installed a defibrillator.

      Further Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether she plans to announce measures for further education as part of her reforms to young people's mental health.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Prisoners: Literacy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if she will introduce compulsory literacy classes for prisoners assessed as having poor literacy.

    • Personal Injury: Compensation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to paragraph 130 of her Department's consultation entitled, Reforming the Soft Tissue Injury Claims Process, published in November 2016,...

      Prison Officers: Sick Leave

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what number of days of sick leave have been recorded by prison officers in each year since 2010; and what number of those were as a consequence of...

  • Leader of the House

    • Criminal Finances Bill

      To ask the Leader of the House, when he expects the report stage of the Criminal Finances Bill 2016-17 to take place.

  • Department for Culture, Media and Sport

    • Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Work Experience

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many unpaid internships there are in her Department.

    • Broadband: Voucher Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, where the hon. Member for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk can find reference to the consultation for a new voucher scheme for...

      Department for Culture, Media and Sport: iNHouse Communications

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, whether her Department is in communication with iNHouse Communications Ltd in relation to any ongoing commercial tender process.

      Department for Culture, Media and Sport: iNHouse Communications

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, whether her Department has awarded any commercial contracts to iNHouse Communications Ltd in the last five years.

      Mobile Phones: Radio Frequencies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions she has had with local authorities on the effect on (a) mobile coverage of uneven mobile spectrum holdings and (b) the...

      Mobile Phones: Radio Frequencies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what progress has been made by (a) the National Trust and (b) National Parks England in providing proposals to her Department that...

      Museums and Galleries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 22 December 2016 to Question 57594, on museums and galleries, which 14 museums she visited.

      Digital Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 12 December 2016 to Question 57046, whether her Department plans to publish a digital strategy.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Department for Work and Pensions: iNHouse Communications

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether his Department has awarded any commercial contracts to iNHouse Communications Ltd in the last five years.

    • Industrial Health and Safety: Fines

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the total amount levied in health and safety fines on businesses since 2014; and what amount has been levied in...

      Employment: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what meetings (a) Ministers and (b) officials of his Department have had with (i) the Department of Health and (ii) Public Health England on...

      Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether he plans to change testing criteria for (a) personal independence payments and (b) employment and support allowance.

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, (a) how many personal independence payment (PIP) claimants who lost their entitlement to a Motability vehicle successfully appealed and were...

      Work Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether a person starting their own business is required to stay on the Work Programme in order to continue to receive related benefits.

      Child Poverty Unit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 16 December 2016 to Question 57065, on what date was responsibility for child poverty policy and analysis...

      Housing Benefit: Social Rented Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment his Department has made of the implications of its policies of the Supreme Court ruling in November 2016 on the under...

      Employment and Support Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to his oral contribution of 9 January 2017, on health outcomes: work, what the evidential basis is for his statement that his...

      Food Banks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, which Ministers of his Department have visited a food bank since their appointment; and what the date of each such visit was.

      Jobcentres: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if his Department will take steps to enable organisations to provide computer skills training to claimants within Jobcentre Plus.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when the hon. Member for Walsall North will receive a reply to his letter to the Benefit Director on 6 December 2016 on employment and support...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether in his meetings with the Benefits Director he has discussed the process of replies being sent to hon. Members.

      Carer's Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of individuals in receipt of carers allowance in each of the last five years; and if he will make a...

      Social Security Benefits: Cardiff South and Penarth

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many individuals were subject to benefit sanctions and for what reason in each of the last 12 months in Cardiff South and Penarth constituency.

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when he plans to publish the outcome of his Department's consultation, Personal Independence Payment Assessment, published in July 2016.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Saudi Arabia: Military Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what involvement UK armed forces personnel have had in training Saudi armed forces in (a) cluster bomb use, (b) air warfare skills and (c) artillery...

    • Armed Forces: Deployment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the Government's policy is on requiring a debate in the House on a substantive motion prior to any planned deployment of the armed forces.

      HMS Ocean: Decommissioning

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, for what reasons HMS Ocean is being decommissioned in 2018.

      Type 26 Frigates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what funding is still required to complete the work planned for the current year of the Type 26 programme.

      Warships

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what hangar capability is available on (a) HMS Albion and (b) HMS Bulwark.

      Type 26 Frigates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when the first Type 26 frigate will be ready to enter service; and when the Type 23 frigates are due to decommission.

      HMS Ocean

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how the amphibious helicopter lift capabilities of HMS Ocean will be replaced between 2018 and 2023.

      Armed Forces: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what support his Department is offering to (a) former members of the Armed Forces who are under investigation for incidents that occurred during...

      Navy: South Atlantic

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, which Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships are currently performing (a) Falkland Islands Patrol Task and (b) Atlantic Patrol Tasking South.

      Military Bases: Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many security breaches there have been at his Department's bases since 2010; and what the nature of each such breach was.

      Army: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many available training places have been filled at the (a) Infantry Training School and (b) Army Training Regiment in all cohorts in the last three...

  • Home Office

    • Police: North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much was paid for translation services by each constabulary in the North West of England in 2015.

    • Home Office: Credit Unions

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department permits its employees to join a credit union through payroll deductions; and if she will make a statement.

      Asylum: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans her Department has to contract fostering agencies directly to take unaccompanied asylum-seeking children arriving under section...

      Refugees: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many child refugees have been accepted for transfer to the UK under the (a) Dublin III Regulations and (b) Dubs amendment.

      Asylum: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to page 30 of the report by the Association of Directors of Children's Services Ltd on Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking and...

      G4S

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions her Department had with G4S prior to the decision to equip G4S welfare officers with body cameras when visiting tenants in...

      Asylum: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what factors were taken into consideration in the decision to extend the asylum housing contracts of G4S and Serco for the 2017 to 2019 period.

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the level of awareness of the requirement for EU students to have comprehensive sickness insurance during...

      Refugees: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum seekers who arrived in the UK claiming to be under the age of 18 and who were subsequently assessed as being over the age of...

      Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) wholetime and (b) retained firefighters were employed by Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service in each year since 2010.

      South Wales Police: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many new (a) PCs, (b) sergeants and (c) inspectors were appointed in South Wales Police in each of the last 24 months.

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many EU citizens applying for permanent residency in the UK have had their applications (a) accepted and (b) refused in each year since 2010.

      Visas

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to reduce the costs of repeat visa applications for someone domiciled and married in the UK.

      Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much funding is planned to be allocated to Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service by grant from central government in 2017-18.

      Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of the implications of the UK leaving the EU on the need for additional departmental staff or other...

      Home Office: Re-employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many members of staff who ceased to be employed by her Department, its agencies and non-departmental public bodies in the last three...

      Immigration Controls: Airports

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU on future levels of...

      Immigration: Kurds

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people from the Kurdistan Region in Iraq (a) applied for and (b) were refused entry clearance to the UK between October 2015 and...

      Police: Havering

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the total budget for policing in the London Borough of Havering was in (a) 2014, (b) 2015 and (c) 2016.

      British Nationality: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many EU nationals who have been rejected for UK citizenship have since been asked to leave the UK in the last 12 months.

      Undocumented Workers: Detainees

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether it is government policy to detain undocumented workers who claim that they are victims of trafficking or modern slavery as part of...

      Immigrants: English Language

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, in how many cases in 2016 was the allegation that a proxy took an English examination on behalf of another person the basis for (a)...

      Immigrants: English Language

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many letters were sent to migrants during 2016 alleging that a proxy had sat and passed their English examination for them.

      Firearms: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what progress has been made on development of the planned online system for firearms licensing.

      Terrorism

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people have been subject to questioning under Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000 at each UK Airport since 2015.

      Human Trafficking: Asylum

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many claims for asylum on the basis of having been trafficked or being at risk of re-trafficking have been submitted since 2010.

  • Scotland Office

  • HM Treasury

    • Pay

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on wages for people in semi and unskilled jobs of changes to the proportion of non-UK nationals entering...

    • Manufacturing Industries: Small Businesses

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate his Department has made of the proportion of UK GDP that will be represented by small business manufacturing in 2020.

      Social Security Benefits: Overpayments

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the total amount of benefit and tax credit debt (a) repaid and (b) written-off was in each financial year from 2003-04 to 2015-16 in each region and...

      Coinage

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the cost to business of amending coin collections systems as a result of the new pound coin entering circulation in March 2017.

      Stamp Duties

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has plans to increase the stamp duty threshold.

      Bradford and Bingley

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if his Department will investigate the collapse of Bradford and Bingley plc in 2008.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when the hon. Member for Walsall North will receive a reply to his letter of 28 November 2016 to the Chief Executive of the Valuation Office Agency, ref...

      Motor Vehicles: Excise Duties

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 9 January 2017 to Question 58110, whether his Department has modelled which VED bands the 1.2 million affected VW vehicles would...

  • Cabinet Office

    • Anti-corruption Champion

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 19 April 2016 to Question 33684, on what page in the Cabinet Office annual report and accounts 2015-16 the specific costs...

    • Election Offences

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many convictions there have been for offences under electoral law in each of the last five years for which records are available.

      Data Steering Group

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, when the Data Steering Group last met.

      Extended Ministerial Offices

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many current Ministers have been allocated an extended ministerial office (EMO); how many staff work in each EMO; how many of those staff were...

      Civil Servants: Pay

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much each Government Department has paid in bonuses to civil servants in each year since 2010.

  • Department for International Trade

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Credit Unions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether her Department permits its employees to join a credit union through payroll deductions; and if she will make a statement.

    • Whales: Conservation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions she has had with her EU counterparts about preventing whale meat and other whale-based products from...

      Nature Conservation: Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to her Department's press release, UK leading global fight against illegal wildlife trade, published on 17...

      Agriculture: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions her Department has had with the Home Office on the employment of migrant workers by UK farmers after the UK...

      Flood Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department has (a) taken and (b) plans to take as a result of the floods of 2015-16 to prevent further...

  • Department of Health

    • Disability Aids: Recycling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment has been made of the potential savings to the public purse of the re-use of (a) casts, (b) walking boots, (c) crutches and (d) other aids...

    • Social Services: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to develop a long-term sustainable funding system for social care.

      Mental Health Services: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much the NHS has spent on child mental health services in England and Wales in each year since 2010.

      Schools: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the Prime Minister's speech on the shared society of 9 January 2017, what proportion of staff members will receive mental health first...

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many of the recommendations in his Department's Future in Mind report of March 2015 have been implemented; and for what reasons the remaining...

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the Prime Minister's press release on mental health service reform of 9 January 2017, in which countries has digitally assisted therapy...

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the evidential basis is for his statement in his oral contribution of 9 January 2017, Official Report, column 37, on mental health and NHS...

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the press release issued by the Prime Minister on 8 January 2017, where the 88 new places of safety being created for people...

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many (a) crisis cafes, (b) community clinics and (c) mental health drop-in centres have closed since 2010.

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the evidential basis is for his statement in his oral contribution of 9 January 2017, Official Report, column 37, on mental health and NHS...

      NHS: Sustainable Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will publish (a) the names of heads of sustainability and transformation plans who have financial interests in or links to private healthcare...

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much was spent in (a) cash and (b) real terms on child and adolescent mental health services per young person in England in each of the last five years.

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much was spent in (a) cash and (b) real terms on child and adolescent mental health services per young person in England in each of the last five years.

      Cerebral Palsy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what records his Department keeps of the number of children born with cerebral palsy each year in each (a) community care group area, (b) local...

      Dementia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether he has held discussions with the Secretary of State for Transport on the potential link between living near a busy road and risk of dementia; and...

      Pharmacy: Negligence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when his Department plans to bring forward legislative proposals to stop pharmacists from facing criminal prosecution for making prescription errors.

      East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to ensure that the East of England Ambulance Service improves its response to fluctuations in seasonal demand.

      Mental Health Services: Hospital Beds

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the bed occupancy rates of each mental health trust in England and Wales in each of the last five years; and if he will make...

      Mental Illness: Work Capability Assessments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what representations he has received from mental health charities in relation to work capability assessments for people with mental health issues; and if...

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the proportion of people on Care Programme Approach who do not have a crisis plan in place; and if he will make a statement.

      Accident and Emergency Departments: Mental Illness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of individuals who have attended accident and emergency departments in England for issues related to mental...

      Cerebral Palsy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what training healthcare workers receive to increase awareness of signs of cerebral palsy in babies and children.

      St Ann’s Hospital

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when the Minister for Public Health plans to meet the hon. Members for Tottenham, Enfield Southgate, Hornsey and Wood Green, Enfield North and Edmonton...

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 12 December 2016 to Question 56695 and with reference to the press release issued by the Prime Minister on 8 January 2017, what...

  • Home Office

    • Slavery: Children

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many children under 16 years of age were, in 2015, removed from premises where they were being exploited as modern slaves or had been victims of people...

    • Syed Muzaffar Shah Qadri

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government why Syed Muzaffar Shah Qadri has been given permission to enter the United Kingdom; and what assessment they have made of the reported decision by the...

      Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on the independence of the Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration of the Home Secretary deciding when to...

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