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Written answers

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

  • HM Treasury

    • VAT: Taxis

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the potential VAT owed to his Department in respect of supply of passenger transportation services arising as a result of the...

    • Treasury: Uber

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much his Department has spent on (a) Uber for Business and (b) other Uber transactions since 28 October 2016.

      Fossil Fuels: Tax Allowances

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 13 February 2017 to Question 63181, for what reasons the $400 million loan provided to GE Oil & Gas via UK Export Finance in...

      Fossil Fuels: Tax Allowances

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 13 February 2017 to Question 63181, for what reasons the VAT exemption for aviation kerosene is not considered a subsidy to fossil...

      Fossil Fuels: Tax Allowances

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 13 February 2017 to Question 63181, for what reasons the funding provided through the Capacity Mechanism to diesel, coal and...

      Fossil Fuels: Tax Allowances

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 13 February 2017 to Question 63181, for what reasons the contract awarded by the Government to PGS and Western Geo to collect...

      Debts

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if his Department will make an assessment of the (a) effectiveness of the Scottish Government's Debt Arrangement Scheme and (b) potential merits of...

      Revenue and Customs: Yorkshire and the Humber

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what alternative office locations were considered for use in Yorkshire by HM Revenue and Customs as part of its transformation programme.

      Bank Services

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment the Government has made of the potential merits of introducing open data sharing standards for markets other than banking.

      Debts

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will launch a consultation on an England and Wales-wide debt breathing space scheme similar to the Debt Arrangement Scheme run by the Scottish Government.

      Economic Situation: West Midlands

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what meetings he has had with (a) business, (b) local government and (c) trade union representatives (i) in and (ii) from the West Midlands to discuss the...

      Economic Growth

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to support economic growth outside London and the South East.

      Science and Technology

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what fiscal steps he is taking to encourage investment in innovative UK science and technology projects.

      Pay

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he is taking steps to support wage growth.

      Treasury: Wales

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people his Department employs in Wales.

      Business: Investment

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what fiscal steps he is taking to encourage business investment in the UK.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Department for Work and Pensions: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether his Department operates a ban the box employment policy in respect of ex-offender job applicants with unspent convictions; and how...

    • Department for Work and Pensions: Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many equality impact assessments have been carried out in the last three years on public service reforms which impact on (a) departmental...

      Social Security Benefits and Pensions: Charnwood

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants for (a) the state pension, (b) jobseeker's allowance, (c) personal independence payment and (d) employment and support...

      Department for Work and Pensions: Uber

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much his Department has spent on (a) Uber for Business and (b) other Uber transactions since 28 October 2016.

      Department for Work and Pensions: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussions he has had with the Department for Exiting the European Union on the contents of the White Paper entitled The United...

      Universal Credit: Disqualification

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what procedures are in place to ensure that people claiming universal credit are informed of sanctioning rules in the case of missed...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to ensure that people previously receiving employment and support allowance are fully informed of the procedures for...

      Benefits Rules: Attendance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to ensure that all Jobcentre Plus staff are fully trained in the correct procedures for applying sanctions for missed...

      Universal Credit: Merseyside

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in Garston and Halewood constituency receiving universal credit have been subject to open-ended sanctions since they were...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what procedures are in place to prevent lengthy, open-ended sanctions in cases where people claiming universal credit have not received...

      Universal Credit: Great Grimsby

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many recipients of universal credit have a managed payment to landlord in Great Grimsby.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to reduce the length of time it takes for working families to receive universal credit payments.

      Universal Credit: Great Grimsby

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many benefit sanctions have been applied to recipients of universal credit in Great Grimsby constituency in each of the last 12 months for...

      Jobcentres: Sheffield

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of people who visited the jobcentre at Eastern Avenue, Sheffield in each year from 2010 to date.

      Jobcentres: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether his departmental officials used google maps to calculate estimates of travel time between those jobcentres which his Department...

  • Home Office

    • G4S

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 7 February 2017 to Question 62704, whether her Department knew of the G4S decision to use body-worn cameras prior...

    • Home Office: Government Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the total (a) number and (b) value of Government contracts that have been contracted out by her Department was in each year since 2010;...

      Further Education: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Answer given by the Prime Minister to Question 58 at the Liaison Committee meeting on 20 December 2016, how many...

      Asylum: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what consultation her Department has had with local authorities on the number of unaccompanied refugee children to be resettled as required...

      Customs Officers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) immigration officers and (b) other officials designated as general customs officials under section 3 of the Borders,...

      Customs Officers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) immigration officers and (b) other officials have been designated as general customs officials under section 3 of the Borders,...

      Asylum: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions her Department has had with South Lanarkshire Council on that area's capacity for resettling unaccompanied asylum-seeking...

      Human Trafficking: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the number of children brought into the UK by people traffickers in each of the last five years; and if she...

      Asylum: Advisory Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what role Asylum Support Medical Advisors play in decisions made by the Home Office on support at Regulation 3(2)(b) of the Immigration and...

      Police: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what training will be offered to police officers in England to prepare for the introduction of the third-party reporting mechanism for the...

      Asylum: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions her Department has had with Coventry City Council on that area's capacity for resettling unaccompanied asylum-seeking children.

      Police: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police officers are serving in (a) Greater London and (b) the Borough of Barnet.

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Northern Ireland Office: Government Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what the total (a) number and (b) value of Government contracts that have been contracted out by his Department was in each year since 2010;...

  • Department of Health

    • Pregnancy: Advisory Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what advice the NHS provides to pregnant women over the age of 40.

    • Appendicitis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he has had with the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges on advice provided to patients on the necessity for appendix operations.

      Parkinson's Disease: Diagnosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to make blood tests for the diagnoses of Parkinson's disease available on the NHS.

      Health: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to promote wellbeing among people aged 16 to 24.

      Department of Health: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department operates a ban the box employment policy in respect of ex-offender job applicants with unspent convictions; and how many employees...

      Gender Recognition: Consent to Medical Treatment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that sex change drugs are not prescribed to children without parental consent.

      Analgesics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to reduce the cost of prescription pain-killers to the NHS.

      Seasonal Affective Disorder

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will set out the Government's plans to address Seasonal Affective Disorder.

      Hypertension: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to make the coupler to reduce high blood pressure available on the NHS.

      Patients: Medical Equipment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what advice is given to patients and families of deceased patients who no longer require prescribed medicines, aids and medical equipment.

      East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent discussions he has had with East Midlands Ambulance Service on its response times to calls.

      Department of Health: Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many equality impact assessments have been carried out in the last three years on public service reforms which impact on (a) departmental staff and...

      NHS Property Services and Community Health Partnerships

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what representations his Department has received on proposals for the strategy and objectives of the organisation planned to be formed from NHS Property...

      NHS Property Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 21 November 2016 to Question 52599, what progress his Department has made on working with NHS Property Services to resolve...

      In Vitro Fertilisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what his policy is on the use of compounds with pharmacological effects at any stage of the procedures licenced under the Human Fertilisation and...

      Department of Health: Government Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the total (a) number and (b) value of Government contracts that have been contracted out by his Department was in each year since 2010; what the...

      Care Homes: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how his Department plans to fund the proposed cap on residential care costs.

      Cancer

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to align the work of Cancer Alliances and Sustainability and Transformation Plans.

      Health Services: Reciprocal Arrangements

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what amount is owed from each European Economic Area country in respect of healthcare provided to citizens of those countries by the NHS.

      NHS: EEA Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the proportion of NHS staff from European Economic Area countries was in each of the last five years.

      Department of Health: Uber

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much his Department has spent on (a) Uber for Business and (b) other Uber transactions since 28 October 2016.

      Autism and Learning Disability: Prescription Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps are being taken to ensure that NHS staff are aware of the stopping over-medication of people with a learning disability pledge; and what steps...

      Palbociclib

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the current availability of palbociclib is on the NHS; and what steps are being taken to ensure that all breast cancer patients who would benefit...

      Prescription Drugs: Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what guidance NHS England provides to GPs on whether GPs can continue to prescribe medication to pensioners in the event that such medication is also...

      NHS: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to NHS Improvement's quarterly performance data, published most recently in September 2016, what steps his Department plans to take to...

      Social Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many serving social workers were in post in England as at 1 January 2017.

      Depressive Illnesses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of measures in place for GPs to be updated on new research and treatment guidance for the use of (a)...

      European Medicines Agency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what his Department's policy is on the UK's relationship with the European Medicines Agency after the UK leaves the EU.

      Midwives: Resignations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what information his Department holds on the reasons why midwives left employment in the NHS in England in each of the last three years for which figures...

      General Practitioners: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what support his Department offers to GP practices which are at risk of closure; and if he will make a statement.

      Doctors: EEA Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many doctors from countries in the European Economic Area are working in East Lancashire hospitals.

      Health Services: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much funding was provided for children's (a) hospitals and (b) services in each of the last five years.

      Health Professions: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what training will be offered to health professionals in England to prepare for the introduction of the third-party reporting mechanism for the...

      Prisoners: Mental Illness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many prisoners waited more than 14 days for a transfer to hospital under the Mental Health Act 1983 in 2016-17 to date.

      Surgery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 9 February 2017 to Question 63000 on Surgery, how clinical commissioning groups that fund smoking cessation services only for...

      In Vitro Fertilisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to reduce regional variations in the availability of free of charge IVF treatment.

      Health Services: Reciprocal Arrangements

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many non-UK citizens have used the European Health Insurance Card to access NHS services in England in each of the last five years; and what...

      Offences against Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much was spent by each clinical commissioning group on evidence-based therapeutic treatment and support for children aged under 18 who have suffered...

      Prisons: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people have been employed by mental health in-reach teams in prisons in each year since 2010.

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Energy: Exeter

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what representations he has received on the work of Exeter City Futures on making Greater Exeter energy independent and...

    • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Uber

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much his Department has spent on (a) Uber for Business and (b) other Uber transactions since 28 October 2016.

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Government Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the total (a) number and (b) value of Government contracts that have been contracted out by his Department was in...

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much income has been accrued to his Department from premium rate telephone lines in each of the last five years for...

      Post Offices: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department plans to review the effect of post office closures on older people.

      Post Offices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department takes steps to monitor the availability of post offices for local communities; and if he will...

      Research: EU Grants and Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment his Department has made of the effect of EU structural funding, such as the European Regional...

      Heineken: Punch Taverns

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the proposed Heineken takeover of Punch Taverns on jobs in the...

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many civil servants of his Department oversee contracts which have been awarded to external providers.

      Post Offices: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the effect of post office closures on vulnerable older customers.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Ministry of Defence: Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many equality impact assessments have been carried out in the last three years on public service reforms which impact on (a) departmental staff and...

    • Defence Equipment and Support: Billing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the total value of invoices received from suppliers to Defence Equipment and Support and unpaid within 30 days has been since November 2016.

      Defence Equipment and Support: Billing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether it is the policy of Defence Equipment and Support to pay suppliers for services received only upon receipt of an invoice for those services.

      Armed Forces: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he was made aware that the British Forces Post Office had cancelled its contact with SuperLetter.com to supply e-bluey.com.

      Armed Forces

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to written statement HCWS431, of 17 December 2015, on UK embedded forces, when he plans to publish details of UK service personnel...

      Middle East: Military Intervention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many UK citizens have been identified by his Department as having been killed in British airstrikes on Syria and Iraq.

      Armed Forces: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the cost was to his Department of its e-bluey contract in each of the last 10 years; and how many e-blueys were sent in each of those years.

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • Department for Communities and Local Government: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what discussions he has had with the Department for Exiting the European Union on the contents of the White Paper entitled The...

    • Department for Communities and Local Government: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether his Department operates a ban the box employment policy in respect of ex-offender job applicants with unspent...

      Planning: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 9 February 2017 to Question 63539, what the time period will be over which he plans the additional...

      Rented Housing: Tyne and Wear

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many people have had a fair rent registered in (a) Tynemouth constituency and (b) North Tyneside borough since 2010.

      Right to Buy Scheme: Housing Associations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the effect of the lack of a cost floor on housing associations whose tenants purchase their home...

      Care Homes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what discussions he has had with Ministerial colleagues at the Department of Health on (a) how the proposed cap on residential...

      Rented Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how much funding for help to rent projects the Government has provided to local authorities in each of the last 10 years.

      Local Government: Dorset

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what the closing date is for the submission of (a) objections to the proposal submitted by some Dorset local authorities on 9...

      Unitary Councils

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 9 February 2017 to Question 63312, on unitary councils, how the principles enunciated in that answer...

      Local Government: Conditions of Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 9 February 2017 to Question 63310, on local government: conditions of employment, whether partnership...

      Owner Occupation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what recent assessment he has made of trends in home ownership for people on low incomes (a) nationally and (b) in Coventry...

      Local Government: Dorset

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will place in the Library a copy of the business plan and cost benefit analysis submitted by some Dorset councils on 9...

      Local Government: Dorset

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether, in assessing proposals for local government reorganisation in Dorset, the requirements for greater value for money,...

      Local Government: Dorset

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether any of his Department's officials gave advice and guidance to local authority leaders in Dorset about equalisation or...

      Local Government: Dorset

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether the officials in his Department who gave advice and guidance to the council leaders of Dorset County, Bournemouth...

      Local Government: Redundancy Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what the reasons are for the time taken to update the Local Government Redundancy Modification Order; and if he will make a...

  • Scotland Office

    • Scotland Office: Government Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what the total (a) number and (b) value of Government contracts that have been contracted out by his Department was in each year since 2010; what the...

    • Scotland Office: Uber

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, how much his Department has spent on (a) Uber for Business and (b) other Uber transactions since 28 October 2016.

      Trussell Trust: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, on what date he last met representatives of the Trussell Trust.

      Food Banks: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, whether he plans to visit a food bank in March 2017.

  • Department for International Trade

    • Department for International Trade: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether his Department operates a ban the box employment policy in respect of ex-offender job applicants with unspent convictions; and how...

    • Department for International Trade: Government Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what the total (a) number and (b) value of Government contracts that have been contracted out by his Department was in each year since 2010;...

      EU Law

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 9 February 2017 to Question 63161, what the evidential basis is for all the relevant EU directives having been...

      Trade Agreements

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many Mutual Recognition Agreements the UK currently has with third nations through EU membership; and whether it is his policy to seek...

      EU Trade: Antidumping

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 13 January 2017 to Question 58975, what the Government's policy is on the modernisation of EU trade defence measures.

  • Women and Equalities

    • Government Equalities Office: Impact Assessments

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, how many equality impact assessments have been carried out in the last three years on public service reforms which impact on (a) departmental staff...

    • Government Equalities Office: Recruitment

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, whether the Government Equalities Office operates a ban the box employment policy in respect of ex-offender job applicants with unspent convictions;...

  • Department for Transport

    • Roads: Accidents

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the road KS1 rates are in (a) Leicestershire, (b) Nottinghamshire, (c) Derbyshire and (d) Lincolnshire for each year from 2005 to date.

    • Department for Transport: Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many equality impact assessments have been carried out in the last three years on public service reforms which impact on (a) departmental staff...

      Department for Transport: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with the Department for Exiting the European Union on the contents of the White Paper entitled The United Kingdom's exit...

      Aviation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that airports have increased capacity in the next 10 to 20 years.

      Department for Transport: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department operates a ban the box employment policy in respect of ex-offender job applicants with unspent convictions; and how many...

      Department for Transport: Uber

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much his Department has spent on (a) Uber for Business and (b) other Uber transactions since 28 October 2016.

      Department for Transport: Government Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the total (a) number and (b) value of Government contracts that have been contracted out by his Department was in each year since 2010; what the...

      Bus Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 14 February 2017 to Question 63176, what information his Department holds on the number of quality partnership schemes that...

      Bus Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 14 February 2017 to Question 63176, what assessment he has made of the effect that quality partnership schemes have had on...

      Bus Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 14 February 2017 to Question 63176, and with reference in the post-legislative assessment of the Local Transport Act 2008 to...

      Road Traffic Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the provision of additional junctions to decrease ramp times on the strategic road network (a) in...

      Road Traffic Offences: Speed Limits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many motorists have taken speed awareness courses after being charged with speeding offences in each of the last there years.

      Driving Tests: Glasgow

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many theory tests have been (a) sat, (b) passed and (c) failed at the Glasgow Driving Theory Test Centre in each year since 2007.

      A1

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department plans to take to tackle traffic congestion on the A1 between J35 and the M6 J33.

      Department for Transport: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many civil servants of his Department oversee contracts which have been awarded to external providers.

      Thameslink Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to announce the introduction of Thameslink Class 700 trains into Kent.

      Road Traffic Offences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many people participated in a diversionary course as a result of a road traffic offence in each of the last five years; and what proportion of...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Ukraine: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what reports he has received on the effect of the conflict in eastern Ukraine on public opinion in that country.

    • Cameroon: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions the government has had with the governments of (a) Cameroon and (b) other countries on the political...

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Uber

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how much his Department has spent on (a) Uber for Business and (b) other Uber transactions since 28 October 2016.

      Yemen: Military Intervention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has received on the humanitarian situation in Yemen.

      Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if his Department will take steps to work with UK allies to expel the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and its proxies from...

      Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent reports he has received on the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' and the (a) persecution of dissidents and dual...

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 6 February 2017 to Question 62082, what recent assessment he has made of the implications for his...

      Burma: Rohingya

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if the Government will support an independent international investigation into human rights violations committed by the Burmese...

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many equality impact assessments have been carried out in the last three years on public service reforms which impact on...

      Cyprus: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when the talks on a Cyprus settlement are scheduled to reconvene.

      Algeria: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the political and international security situation in Algeria.

      Algeria: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with the Government of Algeria on the political and security situation in that country.

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with the Department for Exiting the European Union on the contents of the White Paper entitled The...

      Cyprus: Visits Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when a Minister of his Department last undertook an official visit to Cyprus.

      Georgia: Foreign Relations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his Georgian counterpart on maintaining diplomatic and economic ties between the UK and...

      Georgia: Peacekeeping Operations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what support the Government is providing to the EU Monitoring Mission in Georgia; and what recent assessment he has made of the...

      Burma: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he raised the issue of protecting women's rights with the Burmese Government on his recent visit to that country.

      Burma Campaign UK

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when (a) he and (b) the Minister for Asia last met representatives from the Burma Campaign.

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, from which budget the planned £700 million empowerment fund will be allocated; and whether those funds will be counted as...

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether funds from the planned £700 million empowerment fund will be subject to oversight by the National Security Council.

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether funds from the planned £700 million empowerment fund will be depressed through a competitive tendering process.

  • Department for International Development

    • South Sudan: Famine

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent discussions she has had with her South Sudanese counterpart on the flow of emergency aid into areas affected by the...

    • Nigeria: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent representations she has made to the Nigerian Government on the humanitarian crisis in the north east of that country.

      South Sudan: Famine

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what additional support her Department plans to provide to South Sudan in response to the declaration of famine in that country.

  • Department for Education

    • Forced Marriage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, on how many occasions in the last year schools have made representations to her Department about girls being married under religious law while below...

    • Department for Education: Uber

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much her Department has spent on (a) Uber for Business and (b) other Uber transactions since 28 October 2016.

      Department for Education: Government Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the total (a) number and (b) value of Government contracts that have been contracted out by her Department was in each year since 2010; what the...

      Nurseries: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what consultation her Department has conducted with parents on nursery staff qualifications.

      Pre-school Education: Teachers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many early years teachers she expects to be recruited over the course of this Parliament; and whether the new early years workforce strategy will...

      Primary Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that the poorest children start primary school with a good level of development.

      Department for Education: Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many equality impact assessments have been carried out in the last three years on public service reforms which impact on (a) departmental staff...

      Department for Education: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether her Department operates a ban the box employment policy in respect of ex-offender job applicants with unspent convictions; and how many...

      Sexual Offences: Pupils

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what guidance is available for schools on appropriate procedures for dealing with allegations of pupil-on-pupil sexual assault.

      Schools: Admissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will estimate the costs of establishing a pilot initiative based across two or more locally authority areas make provision for children who...

      Educational Psychology: Norfolk

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 17 January 2017 to Question 59084, on Educational Psychology, how many educational psychologists were employed in Norfolk in...

      Law: Curriculum

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will take steps to give teaching of the law more prominence in the national curriculum.

      Schools: Inspections

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many teachers are employed to conduct inspections on behalf of Ofsted.

      Apprentices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 19 December 2016 to Question 56344, whether her Department has assessed the merits of requiring industry trailblazers to map...

      Pupils: Absenteeism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will make an assessment of the effects of term-time holiday fines on the incomes of low income families.

      Teachers: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment her Department has made of the potential effect on recruitment to initial teaching training courses of all university providers only...

      Curriculum

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether she plans for changes to the national curriculum; and if she will make a statement.

      Arts: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she is taking to ensure the integration of creative arts into mainstream education.

      Teachers: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what account her Department took of the (a) location, (b) size and (c) date of the latest Ofsted inspection of university providers when awarding...

      Teachers: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what routes her Department recognises as providing appropriate entry into the teaching profession.

      Schools: North East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of the effect of the area cost adjustment on the level of school funding in the North East.

      Truancy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, (a) how many parents were prosecuted for truancy, (b) how many of those people were found guilty, (c) how many of those convicted were (i) fined and...

      Education: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will hold discussions with her counterparts in (a) Scotland, (b) Wales and (c) Northern Ireland on how best to assist young people in socially...

      Schools: Buildings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she is taking to ensure that all state school buildings are rated as being of a satisfactory standard; and if she will make a statement.

      Apprentices: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 8 February 2017 to Question 61837, what steps she is taking to encourage trailblazers to incorporate energy efficiency and...

  • Department for Culture, Media and Sport

    • Cybercrime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what the timetable is for updates to the Cyber Essentials scheme.

    • Public Libraries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what funding she has provided to libraries in each of the last five years.

      Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, whether her Department operates a ban the box employment policy in respect of ex-offender job applicants with unspent convictions; and...

      Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions she has had with the Department for Exiting the European Union on the contents of the White Paper entitled The United...

      Football: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what financial support she provides to small football clubs to improve disabled access at such clubs.

      Electronic Warfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what steps her Department is taking to promote investment in cyber security companies in all regions and constituent parts of the UK.

      Sports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what her Department's timescale is for meeting each of the key performance indicators in her Department's report, Sporting Future:...

      Football

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if she will hold discussions with the Football Association on how the FA Cup can best assist non-league football clubs financially.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the (a) mean and (b) median pay was for staff in her Department who were (i) male, (ii) female, (iii) white, (iv) from...

    • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions she has had with the Department for Exiting the European Union on the contents of the White Paper entitled...

      Tree Planting

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to encourage the planting of mature trees.

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Government Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the total (a) number and (b) value of Government contracts that have been contracted out by her Department was in each...

      Hunting Act 2004: Criminal Proceedings and Convictions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many people were (a) proceeded against and (b) convicted of an offence under the Hunting Act 2004 in each police force...

      Rivers: Environment Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of environmental protections for chalk streams.

      Cryptosporidia: Lancashire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many staffing hours the Drinking Water Inspectorate put into investigating the cryptosporidium incident which took place...

      Marine Environment: Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that protection of the UK marine environment will not be affected as a result...

      Marine Environment: Microplastics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the effect of microbeads used in industrial processes on marine wildlife.

      Microplastics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans she has to tackle the use of microbeads in products outside the scope of her Department's proposed ban.

      Microplastics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will make it her policy to extend the ban on microbeads to include non-cosmetic and non-domestic products.

      Microplastics: USA

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the decision to ban microbeads by the US.

      Microplastics: USA

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether officials from her Department met counterparts from the Environmental Protection Agency in the US to discuss that...

      Microplastics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether officials from her Department have met officials from the World Health Organisation to discuss a ban on the use of...

      Microplastics: USA

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if her Department will monitor the effectiveness of the US ban on microbeads which is due to come into effect in July 2017.

      Microplastics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if her Department will conduct an assessment of the potential biological effects of microbead products including those not...

      Badgers: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to develop an oral M. Bovis vaccine for badgers; and what funding from the public purse...

      Bovine Tuberculosis: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, which M. Bovis vaccines for bovine animals the Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency has access to for the...

      Microplastics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will make an assessment of the implications for her policies on the planned ban of microbeads.

  • Department for Exiting the European Union

    • Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, if he will publish a list of the sectors the Government has categorised as (a) high, (b) medium and (c) low priority as part of the...

    • Department for Exiting the European Union: Government Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what the total (a) number and (b) value of Government contracts that have been contracted out by his Department was in each year...

      Department for Exiting the European Union: Uber

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, how much his Department has spent on (a) Uber for Business and (b) other Uber transactions since 28 October 2016.

      Department for Exiting the European Union: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, whether his Department operates a ban the box employment policy in respect of ex-offender job applicants with unspent convictions;...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, when he plans to respond to the letter of 1 June 2016 relating to a mock vote in the House originally addressed to the then Prime...

      Economic Situation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what the 51 economic sectors are which have been identified by his Department during its work on the UK's negotiations to leave the...

      Department for Exiting the European Union: Information Officers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, how many staff in his Department are employed in media relations and communications roles; and how much has been spent on the...

      Iron and Steel: Manufacturing Industries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on the future of the UK...

      EU Grants and Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, pursuant to the Answer of 24 October 2016 to Question 49406, on combined Authorities; EU Grants and Loans, what consultation with...

      Economic Situation: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, if he will establish formal arrangements for regular engagement with representatives from the West Midlands on the effect of the UK...

      Iron and Steel: Manufacturing Industries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what discussions he has had with (a) the Engineering Employers Federation, (b) the Liberty House Group, (c) Tata Steel and (d) other...

  • Attorney General

    • Attorney General: Uber

      To ask the Attorney General, how much the Law Officers' Departments have spent on (a) Uber for Business and (b) other Uber transactions since 28 October 2016.

    • Attorney General: Recruitment

      To ask the Attorney General, whether the Law Officers' Departments operates a ban the box employment policy in respect of ex-offender job applicants with unspent convictions; and how many...

      Attorney General: Brexit

      To ask the Attorney General, what discussions he has had with the Department for Exiting the European Union on the contents of the White Paper entitled The United Kingdom's exit from and new...

      Cleveland Police Authority: Offences Against the Administration of Justice

      To ask the Attorney General, whether any individuals under investigation during Operation Sacristy were charged with perverting the course of justice.

  • Wales Office

    • Wales Office: Government Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what the total (a) number and (b) value of Government contracts that have been contracted out by his Department was in each year since 2010; what the...

    • Wales Office: Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, how many equality impact assessments have been carried out in the last three years on public service reforms which impact on (a) departmental staff and...

      Health Services: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, whether his Department has made a comparative assessment of the value for money of care delivered by NHS Wales and NHS England.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Prisoners' Release

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 24 October 2016 to Question 48562, what the sentence length of each of the 61 people convicted of murder was; and at what...

    • Prisoners' Release

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 12 October 2016 to Question 41032, how many prisoners convicted of murder had previously been released on temporary licence...

      Police Cautions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many police cautions have been issued for offences of (a) rape, (b) sexual assault, (c) robbery and (d) burglary in each (i) year between 2014 and...

      Ministry of Justice: iNHouse Communications

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

      Human Trafficking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people convicted of human trafficking offences in the last three years have been returned to a country of origin (a) within the EU and (b)...

      Legal Aid Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent steps her Department has taken to secure the provision of legal aid for people on low incomes.

      Harassment: Court Orders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many restraining orders were issued by courts in England and Wales in each of the last three years; how many of those orders were breached (a) once,...

      Victims' Commissioner

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether she has plans to increase or strengthen the powers and duties of the Victims' Commissioner.

      Ministry of Justice: Uber

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much her Department has spent on (a) Uber for Business and (b) other Uber transactions since 28 October 2016.

      Ministry of Justice: Government Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the total (a) number and (b) value of Government contracts that have been contracted out by her Department was in each year since 2010; what the...

      Offenders: Crimes against the Person

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what estimate she has made of the number of vexatious applications taken out against their victim by a person convicted of (a) stalking or (b) domestic...

      Domestic Abuse: Convictions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many (a) men and (b) women were convicted of domestic abuse-related crimes in each of the last three years; and how many in each category received a...

      Ministry of Justice: Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many equality impact assessments have been carried out in the last three years on public service reforms which impact on (a) departmental staff and...

      Stalking: Convictions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people were convicted of stalking offences under section 4A of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 in each of the last three years.

      Rape: Trials

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many applications have been made to Crown Courts in England and Wales under section 41 of the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 in each...

      Prisons: Corruption

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many full-time equivalent staff in the prison service have worked on investigations into alleged corruption in prisons in each year since 2010.

      Prisons: Suicide

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many Assessment, Care in Custody and Teamwork assessors are employed in each public sector prison.

      Prison Officers: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many candidates (a) started and (b) did not complete prison officer entry level training in each year since 2010.

      Prison Sentences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment her Department has made of the consistency and proportionality of imprisonment for public protection sentencing.

      Prisons: Crimes of Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many reported incidents of violence in prisons resulted in (a) arrest and (b) charge, by type of offence in each of the last four years.

      Prisoners: Suicide

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what discussions her Department has had with the Department of Health on the number of people taking their own lives in prisons in the last year.

  • Cabinet Office

    • British Nationals Abroad: Voting Rights

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment the Government has made of the potential practical implications for the processing time required for overseas applicants to vote in UK...

    • Electoral Register

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many people are registered to vote in more than one constituency because they have not de-registered after moving house.

      Electoral Register

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many people are registered to vote in more than one constituency because they are students.

      Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 14 February 2017 to Question 63244, whether the Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund (PCPF) Trustee appointed by the...

  • House of Commons Commission

    • House of Commons: Procurement

      To ask the right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, how many officials of the House of Commons Administration oversee contracts which have...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

  • Department for International Development

    • Developing Countries: Minority Groups

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that UK development aid is reaching the most vulnerable religious minority groups in recipient countries; and what steps...

    • South Sudan: Famine

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to help to alleviate the famine in South Sudan.

      Refugees: Radicalism

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are taking to avoid the radicalisation of young refugees who are receiving UK-funded aid and education in refugee camps.

      Zimbabwe: Health Services

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the state of health provision in Zimbabwe, including drug shortages in Zimbabwean hospitals, and of its impact on...

  • Department for Education

    • Education: Standards

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the remarks by Lord Nash on 20 February (HL Deb, col 3), what assessment they have made of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation analysis, Brexit vote...

    • Schools: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what advice they are giving to parents who have been notified by their children's maintained schools of the need for voluntary financial contributions to...

      Schools: Cost Effectiveness

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of increasing pupil numbers, what assessment they have made of the need for schools to make efficiency savings; and what action they are taking...

      Teachers: Pay

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to review the pay scales for teachers over the course of this Parliament.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Defence: Expenditure

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the UK met the NATO target of spending two per cent of GDP on defence in 2016.

  • Home Office

    • Visas: Zimbabwe

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many visas have been refused to leading Zimbabwean political activists over the past year.

    • Free Movement of People

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they make any distinction between the free movement of people and the free movement of labour.

      Undocumented Migrants: Private Rented Housing

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the findings of the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants study of the impact of the right to rent checks on migrants...

      Refugees: Children

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether admission to the UK of unaccompanied refugee children, under section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016, will start again in April 2017; and whether...

      Muslim Brotherhood

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made, in pursuit of their counter-extremism policy, in assessing the motivation, role and aims of the Muslim Brotherhood, since the...

      Counter-terrorism

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the role of the Global Anti-Aggression Campaign, and of any wider implications that assessment may have for their...

  • Cabinet Office

    • Voting Rights: Females

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they plan to take to commemorate the centenary of the 1918 Representation of the People Act, and the commencement of women’s suffrage in the UK.

  • Department of Health

    • Air Pollution: Health Hazards

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the health risks posed by air pollution; and what plans they have, including targets, to reduce air pollution.

    • Heart Diseases

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the findings of the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership’s National Audit of Cardiac Rhythm Management Devices April...

      Care Homes

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the number of (1) nursing home beds, and (2) residential care home beds, available in (a) 2005, (b) 2010, and (c) 2015.

      Preventive Medicine: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what (1) proportion, and (2) amount, of each departmental budget was (a) allocated to, and (b) spent on, preventative health in each of the last five years.

      Health Services

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the (1) health, and (2) economic, benefits of social medicine.

      Clinical Commissioning Groups

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they have taken to support NHS England's engagement with interested clinical commissioning groups in developing collaborative commissioning...

      National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with NICE concerning the implementation of an abbreviated highly-specialised technologies process.

      Dental Services

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government why in-year variations of primary dental care contracts are no longer permitted.

      In Vitro Fertilisation

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what evidence they have received from Dr Valery Zukin, director of the Nadiya Clinic for Reproductive Medicine in Kiev, regarding the safety of the use of...

      HIV Infection

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord O’Shaughnessy on 20 February (HL 5325), what is the percentage of overall new HIV infections classified as late...

      Wines: Labelling

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Gardiner of Kimble on 13 February (HL5188), whether the Food Standards Agency has identified any increased perceived...

      Wines: Testing

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many bottles of wine were sampled by the Food Standards Agency from each EU country in each of the last five years.

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