Written answers

Monday, 13 March 2017

  • Department for Transport

    • Aviation: Noise

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 3 March 2017 to Question 65245, on Gatwick Airport night flying, when he plans to establish the Commission on Civil Aviation...

    • Taxis: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to address local authority cross-border hiring in relation to taxi and private hire vehicles.

      Taxis: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will introduce minimum national standards for taxi and private hire vehicle licenses.

      Aviation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to commission economic research to provide an update on the General Aviation Strategy published in March 2015.

      Roads: Stonehenge

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the merits of the F010 option for a surface road beyond the southern edge of the Stonehenge World Heritage site.

      A27

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to his announcement of 28 February 2017 to stop work on the A27 Chichester bypass major improvement scheme, what his plans are for the...

      Bus Services: WiFi

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the number of bus (a) franchises and (b) services which provide onboard WiFi.

      Department for Transport: Senior Civil Servants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 6 March 2017 to Question 65566, where in the Department for Transport 2015-16 Equality Monitoring report the proportion of...

      Southern: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with GTR-Southern on the adequacy of the number of on-board supervisors in their area of operation.

      Roads: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make an assessment of the adequacy and effectiveness of legislation related to compensation for people whose vehicles are damaged by...

      Roads: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make an assessment of the effectiveness of the use by local authorities of central government grants to tackle potholes.

      Road Traffic Offences: Speed Limits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 28 February 2017 to Question 65327, how much accrued to the public purse in charges for those speed awareness courses under...

      Vauxhall Motors

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will assess the potential effect of the Peugeot-Citroen deal to buy Vauxhall-Opel on the (a) availability and (b) level of compensation for...

      Abellio Greater Anglia: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to ensure that Abellio Greater Anglia meets its franchise commitments related to performance; and if he will make it his...

      Public Transport: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress has been made on the Accessibility Action Plan since the Progress Update of January 2015.

      Public Transport: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer to the hon. Member for Middlesborough South and East Cleveland of 7 February 2017 to Question 62858 on bus services: visual...

      Taxis: Guide Dogs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department supports projects to enable better access to taxi and private-hire vehicles for guide-dog owners.

  • Home Office

    • Animal Experiments

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that animal testing does not cause undue harm.

    • Asylum: Palestinians

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many applications for asylum in the UK were made by visiting members of the Palestine Youth Orchestra during its tour of the UK during...

      Diamond Babamuboni

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether Diamond Babamuboni was deported from the UK after serving a prison sentence for manslaughter.

      Asylum: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent steps she has taken to resettle child refugees in (a) the UK and (b) Northern Ireland.

      Immigrants: Detainees

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the oral contribution of the hon. Member for Enfield, Southgate of 6 March 2017, Official Report, column 561, when the current...

      Free Movement of People

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many times the Government has used freedom of movement controls relating to Directive 2004/38/EC since 2010.

      Deportation: Jamaica

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many Jamaican nationals are scheduled to be deported to Jamaica on the chartered deportation flight on 8 March 2017.

      Detention Centres

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to publish her Department's plan for the future of the immigration detention estate.

      Asylum: Hearing Impairment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what additional support her Department provides for people who are deaf and hard of hearing during asylum processes.

      Visas: Hearing Impairment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what additional support her Department provides for people who are deaf and hard of hearing during visa application processes.

      Detention Centres

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Oral Answer of 6 March 2017, Official Report, column 561 on immigration: indefinite detention, on what date her Department...

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Fracking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he plans to establish a contingency bond to cover the costs of environmental clean up in the event of a shale...

    • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Databases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will publish the minutes of any meetings Ministers of his Department have had with the Data Sharing Principles Group.

      Horizon 2020

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will seek to continue UK participation in the Horizon 2020 programme after the UK's withdrawal from the EU.

      European Research Council

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how he plans to ensure that if the UK makes contributions to European Research Council programmes after leaving the EU,...

      National Grid: North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether successful bidders to construct any or all of the North West Coast Connection will be held to the same...

      National Grid: North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if a consumer-based, cost-benefit analysis has been undertaken on the potential benefits and disbenefits of completing...

      National Grid: North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what influence and by what means communities in the North West will have in decision making over how and who progresses...

      British Business Bank

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many businesses in (a) St Helens North, (b) Merseyside, (c) the North West and (d) the UK have received funding...

      Green Deal Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what account the Green Deal Oversight and Registration Body took of the prior business history of company directors...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when his Department plans to respond to the letter of 24 January 2017 from the hon. Member for Wolverhampton South West...

      Small Businesses: Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to support small and medium-sized enterprises in accessing extended credit terms.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Nuclear Disarmament

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the UK ambassador to the UN in New York, the UK Ambassador to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, officials from...

    • Libya: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the stability of the official Government in Libya; and what recent progress he has made on...

      EU Grants and Loans: Falkland Islands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how much EU funding the Falkland Islands has received in each of the last five years; and if he will make a statement.

      Iran: Baha'i Faith

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will instruct the UK Mission to Geneva to raise a question on the situation of the Baha'is in Iran with the Special...

      Iran: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether it is his policy for the UK to co-sponsor a resolution renewing the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on Iran at the...

      Special Envoy for Gender Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the formal responsibilities of his Department's Special Envoy for Gender Equality are; and if he will make a statement.

      Israel and Occupied Territories: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effect of recent legislation passed by the Knesset on the ability of (a) UK parliamentarians...

      Israel and Occupied Territories: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to the Government of Israel to ensure that UK parliamentarians and other UK citizens are...

      Ghana: Foreign Relations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when he last met his counterpart in Ghana; and what was discussed at that meeting.

      Yahya Jammeh

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to help bring the former Gambian president, Yahya Jammeh, to trial at the International Criminal Court...

      Sexual Offences: International Cooperation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to support the work of the UN Secretary-General's Coordinator for improving the UN's...

      Gambia: International Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his counterparts in other EU member states and representatives of global institutions on...

      United Nations: Deployment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many (a) military and (b) civilian UK personnel are currently deployed on UN (i) peacekeeping operations and (ii) special...

      United Nations: Deployment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many and what proportion of (a) military and (b) civilian UK personnel are currently deployed on UN (i) peacekeeping...

  • Department for Exiting the European Union

    • Agriculture

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what recent discussions his Department has had with representatives of the agricultural sector on the implications on agriculture of...

    • Universities

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what steps his Department has taken to engage with UK universities in relation to the negotiations on the UK leaving the EU.

      Devolution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what plans he has to involve the devolved administrations in negotiations on the UK leaving the EU; and if he will make a statement.

      UK Trade with EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what his priorities are on access to the single market during negotiations on the UK leaving the EU; and if he will make a statement.

      Devolution: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, whether he will announce the future dates of Joint Ministerial Committee meetings with the devolved administrations on Exiting the EU...

      Devolution: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, whether he plans to establish an agreed UK position involving the devolved administrations before triggering Article 50.

  • Attorney General

    • Attorney General: Procurement

      To ask the Attorney General, pursuant to the Answer of 6 March 2017 to Question 64992, on Attorney General: procurement, how many civil servants of the Law Officers' Departments have contract...

  • Department for International Development

    • Department for International Development: Policy

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what her Department's main policy priority is for 2017; and if she will make a statement.

    • Egypt: Cancer

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if she will hold discussions with the Egyptian Government on tackling child cancer in Egypt.

      Department for International Development: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what proportion of Civil Service positions in her Department were vacant for a week or longer in each year since 2010; and what the...

      Somalia: Famine

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps she has taken to ensure that food is disbursed to people affected by the famine in Somalia.

      Syria: Humanitarian Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent assessment she has made of the humanitarian aid need of people in Aleppo.

      Department for International Development: Work Experience

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many people undertook an unpaid work placement in her Department in each of the last five years for which figures are available;...

      Procurement: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what criteria are used to guide procurement decisions on HIV and TB medicines in her Department's bilateral programmes.

      USA: HIV Infection

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the effect of the US Administration's Mexico City policy on levels of funding for the global HIV and...

      HIV Infection

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, with reference to the UN programme on HIV/AIDS, published in June 2016, what discussions she has had with her international...

      Palestinian Authority: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what her policy is on whether the description by the newspaper Al-Hayat Al-Jadida and official Palestinian Authority television of the...

      Palestinian Authority: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether UK direct or multilateral aid to the Palestinian Authority provides any financial or in-kind support to schools named after...

  • Department for Education

    • Higher Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, (a) how many and (b) which universities offer a four-year integrated masters degree course at undergraduate level.

    • Overseas Students: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether EU students starting courses in the UK in 2018-19 and 2019-20 will be eligible for (a) home fee status and (b) student loans and grants under...

      Ada, National College for Digital Skills: Students

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what financial support is available to students from outside London to support them in attending courses at the National College of Digital Skills.

      Primary Education: Pupils

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of pupils in (a) reception, (b) KS1 and (c) KS2 attend an (i) infant, (ii) junior and (iii) a middle school in the current school year.

      Education: Assessments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what guidance is issued to head teachers by her Department on parent withdrawal of a child from statutory assessments.

      Gcse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps her Department has taken to help parents of school-age children understand the new numerical GCSE grading system.

      Teachers: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 6 March 2017 to Question 64894, on teachers: recruitment, what plans her Department has to extend the Returners Engagement...

      Teachers: Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the average unit cost was to a (a) school and (b) local authority of employing a teacher in 2015-16; and what estimates she has made of such...

      Pupil Exclusions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, who has primary responsibility for investigating reports of possible illegal school exclusions.

      Gcse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment her Department has made of the preparedness of schools for the new numerical GCSE grading system.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much the Government spent on the 15 hours (a) funded childcare offer for three and four year olds and (b) offer for disadvantaged two year olds in...

      Foreign Students: EU Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many undergraduate students have studied for their degree at a university in an EU country other than the UK in each year since 2010.

      Primary Education: Literacy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much her Department has spent on administering the Phonics Screening Check since it was launched in 2012; and under what headings in each year.

      Education: Assessments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much her Department and the Standards and Testing Agency have spent on administering standard attainment tests over each of the last five...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Ministry of Defence: Legal Aid Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much legal aid has been paid to (a) Public Interest Lawyers and (b) Leigh Day for cases related to (i) the Iraq Historic Allegations Team and (ii)...

    • Prison Officers: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps she plans to take to ensure the independence of the Prison Officers' Pay Review Body from (a) prison service management and (b) Government.

      Modern Slavery Act 2015: Prosecutions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people have been prosecuted for offences under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 since that legislation came into force.

      Vehicle Number Plates: Prosecutions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prosecutions there have been in each of the last 10 years for improperly displayed vehicle number plates.

      Special Educational Needs: Tribunals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many special educational needs and disability appeals were conceded by local authorities within seven days before the hearing date of the appeal in...

      Family Procedure Rule Committee

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, when she plans to make a decision on whether to run a recruitment competition for the lay member of the Family Rule Procedure Committee.

      Special Educational Needs: Tribunals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many special educational needs and disability appeals for children with autistic spectrum disorder were (a) decided, (b) withdrawn and (c) granted...

      Prison Accommodation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether she has any plans to use the redeveloped Glen Parva Prison to accommodate prisoners from Leicester Prison when it is complete.

      Prisoner Escorts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps she is taking to review the level of compliance with prison service instructions on prisoner escort.

  • Church Commissioners

    • Peterborough Cathedral

      To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what progress has been made on addressing the financial difficulties at Peterborough Cathedral; and if she will...

  • Department for Culture, Media and Sport

    • Broadband

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how her Department defines (a) rural and (b) urban in the context of the roll-out of superfast broadband.

    • Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Databases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if she will publish the minutes of any meetings Ministers of her Department have had with the Data Sharing Principles Group.

      Broadband: Infrastructure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 23 February 2017 to Question 64364, on broadband: infrastructure, if she will ask Ofcom or British Telecom to...

      21st Century Fox: Sky

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what representations she has received on the proposed merger between 21st Century Fox and Sky.

      Betting Shops: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment her Department has made of the financial effect on the horse racing industry of one betting shop closing on (a) media...

      Digital Technology: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to page 5 of part two of her Department's 2017 Digital Strategy, when the programme to ensure that adults who lack core...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Widowed Parents Allowance: Wakefield

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in (a) Wakefield constituency and (b) Wakefield Metropolitan District Council area were in receipt of the widowed parent's...

    • Bereavement Payment: Wakefield

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in (a) Wakefield constituency and (b) Wakefield Metropolitan District Council area were in receipt of the bereavement payment...

      Bereavement Allowance: Wakefield

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in (a) Wakefield constituency and (b) Wakefield Metropolitan District Council area were in receipt of the bereavement...

      Refuges: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effect of the proposed supported housing funding model on the (a) level of funding to and (b) viability of...

      Housing Benefit: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of ending the automatic entitlement to housing benefit for 18-21 year-olds on costs for...

      Mesothelioma: Compensation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether his Department has produced updated estimates of the (a) annual and (b) total number of (i) applicants to and (ii) costs of the...

      Bereavement Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of people who have claimed widowed parent's allowance and bereavement allowance in the last five years would have received...

      Universal Credit (Housing Costs Element for Claimants Aged 18 to 21) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether it is his policy that the Universal Credit (Housing Costs Element for claimants aged 18 to 21) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 will apply...

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many personal independence payment assessment appointments have been cancelled by Capita in each year since 2010.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people are in receipt of (a) live service universal credits and (b) full service universal credits.

      Universal Credit: Payments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many regular universal payments were not paid on time in (a) January and (b) February 2017.

      Sickness, disability and carers' benefits: Assessments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how a person who has undergone an employment and support allowance or personal independence allowance assessment can obtain a copy of the...

      Sickness, disability and carers' benefits: Assessments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how long individual records of (a) personal independence allowance and (b) employment and support allowance assessments are held...

      Winter Fuel Payments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what criteria are used to set the birthday dates for winter fuel allowance allocation.

      Jobcentres: Glasgow

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, on what date his Department plans to publish its response to the public consultation on proposals to close Bridgeton Jobcentre Plus in Glasgow.

      Universal Credit: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when universal credit will be fully implemented in each local authority area in Wales.

      Employment and Support Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 8 March 2017 to Question 66433, what estimate he has made of the number and proportion of employment and support...

      Housing Benefit: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many households with claimants aged 18 to 21 were in receipt of housing benefit in (a) 2010-11 and (b) the most recent period for which...

      Housing Benefit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much top-up funding will be provided to each local authority following the introduction of the Local Housing Allowance cap.

      Housing Benefit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment his Department has made of the effect that a Local Housing Allowance cap will have on other services provided by local authorities.

      Housing Benefit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate his Department has made of the cost of implementing the Local Housing Allowance cap.

      Employment and Support Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many times his Department has written to claimants of contribution-based employment and support allowance requesting details of bank and...

      Housing Benefit: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what methodology his Department used to estimate how many new claimants will be exempt from the proposed new housing benefit policy for 18 to...

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of Clause 4, Part 2 of the Social Security (Personal Independence Payment) Regulations 2013.

      Housing Benefit and Jobseeker's Allowance: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many 18 to 21 year olds jointly claimed jobseekers support allowance and housing benefit in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland and (c) Kilmarnock...

      Housing Benefit: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the cost to the public purse was of housing benefit expenditure on 18 to 21 year olds for (a) the UK, (b) Scotland and (c) Kilmarnock and...

      Employment and Support Allowance and Housing Benefit: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many 18 to 21 year olds jointly claimed employment and support allowance and housing benefit in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland and (c)...

      Housing Benefit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many households claimed housing benefit in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland and (c) Kilmarnock and Loudoun constituency in each financial year...

      Housing Benefit: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Welfare Delivery of 7 March 2017, Official Report, column...

      Housing Benefit: Pensioners

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of pensioners receiving local housing allowance live in the (a) private rented sector and (b) social rented sector.

      Housing Benefit: Pensioners

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of extending the local housing allowance from pensioners in the private rented...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Falkland Islands: Business

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many Government contracts have been awarded to businesses based in the Falkland Islands in each of the last five years.

    • Ascension Island: Airports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent assessment his Department has made of the quality of the surface of the runway on Ascension Island; and if he will make a statement.

      Army: Civil Proceedings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will estimate the cost to his Department of responding to vexatious legal challenges to soldiers in each of the last three years.

      Ministry of Defence: Policy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what his Department's main policy priority is for 2017; and if he will make a statement.

      Armed Forces

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the viability of a transition to all-adult armed forces.

      Cancer: Armed Forces

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what discussions he has had with (a) cancer charities and (b) others on Government policies on lawsuits against armed forces (i) personnel and (ii)...

      Armed Forces: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the quality of (a) service accommodation and (b) service family accommodation.

      Yemen: Military Intervention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what UK military technical support or advice is being provided to the UAE for coalition military operations in Yemen.

      EU Defence Policy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the UK will continue to contribute to Common Security and Defence Policy operations after the UK has left the EU.

      Defence Medical Services: NHS

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer to Question 62599, on Ministry of Defence: staff, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health on the...

      China: Guided Weapons

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Chinese DF-21D missile.

      Armed Forces: Ethnic Groups and Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of trends in the representation of (a) women and (b) people from BAME backgrounds in the armed forces in each of the last...

      Armed Forces Covenant

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to ensure the effective delivery of the Armed Forces Covenant.

      Defence: Innovation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he is taking to encourage innovation in the defence industry.

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • Housing: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will take steps to consult on Chapters 3 and 4 of his Department's White Paper, entitled Fixing our broken housing...

    • Regional Planning and Development: North of England

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how he plans to increase economic opportunities for women in the Northern Powerhouse.

      Non-domestic Rates: Public Bodies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 27 February 2017 to Question 64309, on non-domestic rates: public bodies, if he will grant public...

      Non-domestic Rates: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 27 February 2017 to Question 64310, on non-domestic rates, (a) how much and (b) what proportion of...

      Non-domestic Rates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 27 February 2017 to Question 64310, on non-domestic rates, whether local authorities will have to...

      Planning: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to his letter of 16 July 2015 to Joanne Demetrius of Veolia ES (UK) Ltd, reference APP/M1900/V/13/2192045, if he...

      European Union Solidarity Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 3 March 2017 to Question 64254, on the European Union Solidarity Fund, what the costs involved in...

      Right to Manage Companies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many Right to Manage applications were approved in each of the last three years by each local authority area in England and...

      Non-domestic Rates: NHS

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 27 February 2017 to Question 64314, on NHS: finance, if he will give NHS bodies priority to...

      Non-domestic Rates: Public Houses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to paragraph 3.17 of the Spring Budget 2017, if he will take steps to ensure that public houses in receipt of...

      Non-domestic Rates: Tax allowances

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how he plans for the discretionary business rate relief announced in paragraph 3.16 of the Spring Budget 2017 to be distributed...

      Social Services: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how he plans for the additional money proposed for adult social care in paragraph 5.5 of the Spring Budget 2017 to be...

  • Wales Office

    • Wales Office: Work Experience

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, how many people undertook an unpaid work placement in his Department in each of the last five years for which figures are available; and how many such...

  • HM Treasury

    • Cash Dispensing

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will hold discussions with banks and other ATM providers to ensure customers may continue to access cash free of charge.

    • Tax Allowances

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to ensure everyone receives a tax-free personal allowance.

      Foreign Exchange

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what progress has been made on the Government's plans to increase transparency in foreign currency transactions.

      Social Services: Finance

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will take steps to enable the use of older people's housing equity to contribute to the cost of funding social care.

      VAT: Billing

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many fines were issued for late payment of VAT bills in each local authority area in England and Wales in each of the last three years.

      Community Interest Companies

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many of the community interest companies referred to in the advice given by Treasury officials to Ministers in preparation for the Autumn Statement of...

      EU Grants and Loans

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what consultation he plans to carry out on potential future regional investment funds to replace European Structural and Investments funds, once the UK...

      Multinational Companies: Taxation

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, at how many meetings with Finance Ministers from (a) EU and (b) non-EU countries he has discussed public country-by-country reporting.

      Insurance Premium Tax: Charities

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has considered setting a special rate of insurance premium tax for charitable organisations.

      Concentrix: Complaints

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what sanctions he plans to levy against Concentrix for its failure to meet the 15 and 40 day deadline for dealing with complaints.

      Insurance: Equality

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he plans to publish the review of the principle of equal treatment between men and women in accessing insurance services.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Politics and Government: Young People

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what discussions he has had with the Department for Exiting the European Union on ensuring that young people's voices are articulated in discussions on...

    • Electronic Government

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to the HM Revenue and Customs Digital press release of 13 February 2017, Green light for Government Gateway Transformation, how much his...

      Government Contracts

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what mechanisms are used to measure the effect of social value on Government contract outcomes.

      Government Contracts

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many small and medium-sized enterprises have been contracted to supply government services by means of a contract with one or more social value clauses.

      Government Departments: Procurement

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what formal guidance civil servants involved in the government procurement process receive on the implications of the Public Services (Social Value...

  • Department for International Trade

    • Trade Promotion: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what the turnover rate was for international trade advisers in his Department in (a) 2014, (b) 2015 and (c) 2016.

    • Exports: Internet

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what the (a) click-through rates to export opportunities and (b) conversion rate to exporters was for the Exporting is Great website in each...

      South Africa: Overseas Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, when he last met his counterpart in South Africa to discuss bilateral trade between the UK and South Africa.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Fish: Falkland Islands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate her Department has made of the value of fish exports to the EU from the Falkland Islands in each of the last...

    • Fishing Catches: EU Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate her Department has made of what the total catch of seabass by countries in the EU Common Fisheries Policy will...

      Pets: Sales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what her Department's policy is on the (a) qualifications and (b) training required by inspectors of businesses and...

      Countryside Stewardship Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when she plans to notify farmers who applied for the Countryside Stewardship Scheme before 30 September 2016 whether or not...

      School Milk: East Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, (a) how many and (b) what proportion of children aged over five in (i) the Nottingham North constituency, (ii) Nottingham...

      Agriculture: Subsidies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate her Department has made of the effect of recent fluctuations in the level of the pound on the payments to UK...

      Agriculture: Subsidies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the number of delayed individual payments which were not paid within the Basic Payment...

      Air Pollution: Lung Diseases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department took (a) nationally and (b) in Bristol to ensure that people with a lung condition were aware of...

      Tree Planting

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether her Department is on target to meet its commitment to plant 11 million trees by 2020; and how many trees have been...

      Exhaust Emissions: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent steps the Government has taken to reduce emissions in London.

      Marine Environment: Microplastics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment her Department has made of the effect of microplastics entering the marine environment on (a) wild and (b)...

      Marine Environment: Waste

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans her Department has to reduce waste and litter entering the marine environment across the UK.

      Marine Environment: Microplastics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 27 February 2017 to Question 65236, what plans her department has to prevent the remaining 99.99...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • British Irish Council

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what the role of the British-Irish Council is until the Northern Ireland Executive is restored.

  • Department of Health

    • Health Services and Social Services: Apprentices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much the Government plans to spend on health and social care apprenticeships in each of the next five years.

    • Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has spent on legal fees in each of the last three years; and how much of that amount was...

      Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many settlement agreements Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has entered into in each of the last three years.

      Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of the contribution of air pollution to the increased incidence of hospital admissions for respiratory conditions...

      Special Care Dentistry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much NHS England spent on special care dentistry in the most recent financial year for which figures are available.

      Plastic Surgery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many procedures the NHS carried out to correct cosmetic surgery or resolve complications resulting from such surgery in (a) 2013-14, (b) 2014-15 and...

      Plastic Surgery: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether he plans to require the Care Quality Commission to rate providers of cosmetic surgery.

      Maternity Services: Bereavement Counselling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the level of bereavement support midwife availability in maternity units across the NHS.

      Maternity Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the level of cold cot availability in maternity units across the NHS.

      NHS: Non-domestic Rates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 27 February 2017 to Question 64314, on NHS: finance, if he will make an assessment of the total cost of the business rates...

      NHS: Buildings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 9 February 2017 to Question 63167, what the most recently available (a) annual and (b) associated costs to the public purse are...

      NHS: Buildings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 9 February 2017 to Question 63167, what the previous known usages were of those NHS Property Services' properties that are...

      General Practitioners: Newham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate his Department has made of the number of additional GPs that will be needed in the London Borough of Newham by 2020.

      NHS: Buildings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 6 February 2017 to Question 62813, what the total operating revenue costs for NHS Property Services' properties that were...

      NHS: Buildings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 9 February 2017 to Question 63167, what the capital asset value is of those NHS Property Services' properties that are...

      NHS: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent estimate he has made of the number of nationals of other EU countries working in the NHS as carers; what assessment he has made of the...

      Foot Drop

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many patients diagnosed with dropped foot received functional electrical stimulation treatment in each year since 2010; and what assessment he has...

      Paramedical Staff: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent estimate he has made of the number of nationals of other EU countries working in the NHS as paramedics; what assessment he has made of the...

      Paediatrics: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent estimate he has made of the number of nationals of other EU countries working in the NHS as paediatricians; what assessment he has made of...

      Gynaecology: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent estimate he has made of the number of nationals of other EU countries working in the NHS as gynaecologists; what assessment he has made of...

      Nurses: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the Migration Advisory Committee's recommendation that nurses remain on the shortage occupation list, what assessment he has made of...

      Infant Foods

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he has had with the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child on its 2016 recommendation on implementing the International Code of...

      Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, on what date his Department expects Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust to publish its full business case in relation to the Liverpool...

      Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what criteria Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust will have to meet to be able to access an increased Sustainability and Transformation...

      NHS: Non-domestic Rates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 27 February 2017 to Question 64314, on NHS: finance, if he will make an assessment of (a) the total annual cost of proposed...

      NHS Property Services: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many staff at NHS Property Services Ltd are employed in a facilities management role.

      Plastic Surgery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether he plans to establish a clinical audit database for cosmetic surgery as recommended by Professor Sir Bruce Keogh's Review of the regulation of...

      General Practitioners: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department has made an estimate of the number of additional GPs that will be required in (a) Coventry and (b) the West Midlands by 2020; and...

      Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many investigations relating to employee relations, such as disciplinary grievance and dignity at work cases, have taken place relating to...

      Maternity Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent assessment he has made of the (a) number and (b) availability of dedicated maternity bereavement rooms and facilities across the NHS.

      Midwives: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of midwives to be recruited in (a) the London Borough of Newham, (b) Greater London and (c) the UK up to 2020.

      Mental Health Services: Expenditure

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

      Medical Treatments: Statistics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what statistics (a) his Department, (b) NHS trusts and (c) clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) hold on referrals to treatment by (i) NHS trusts and (ii)...

      Hospitals: Waiting Lists

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how his Department monitors compliance with government targets on waiting times for treatment.

      Microplastics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of the implications of microplastics entering the marine environment for human health.

      NHS: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent estimate he has made of the number of nationals of other EU countries working in the NHS as cardiologists; what assessment he has made of the...

      NHS: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent estimate he has made of the number of nationals of other EU countries working in the NHS as surgeons; what assessment he has made of the...

      Mental Health Services: Mothers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 3 March 2017 to Question 66473, on mental health services: mothers, how much of the £290 million pledged he plans to spend...

  • Department for Transport

    • Official Cars

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many cars are in use by the Government Car Service; and of these, how many are (1) electric, and (2) hybrid; and whether they plan to update the car service.

    • Network Rail: Assets

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much money Network Rail has raised to date from the sale of assets announced as part of the Hendy Review.

      Southern: Standards

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what financial and other penalties have been incurred under the terms of the franchise agreement by the train operator Govia for poor performance by Southern...

      Railways: Standards

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the various criteria used to assess how operators of rail franchises are delivering (1) the level of quality of service, and (2) other commitments,...

      A1: Dual Carriageways

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Viscount Younger of Leckie on 7 February (HL Deb, col 1592), when Highways England will update their website, confirming that the...

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • Owner Occupation

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what comparative assessment they have made of home ownership levels in the UK and in other countries in the G20.

    • Owner Occupation

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the percentage of Britons who own their own homes outright is increasing or decreasing.

      Local Government: Birmingham

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Government Commissioners have been appointed to supervise departments in Birmingham City Council in the past 10 years.

      Antisemitism

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the report by the Community Security Trust Antisemitic Incidents which reported an increase in antisemitic incidents in 2016, what action...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Israel: Bedouin

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government why the EU and other donors have stopped paying the legal costs of the inhabitants of the Palestinian village of Al Khan al Ahmar seeking to prevent the...

    • Israel: Bedouin

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will raise the demolition of a number of buildings in the village of Al Khan al Ahmar (1) with the government of Israel, and (2) in other...

      Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking in response to reports about the physical and mental health of the British-Iranian citizen detained in Iran, Mrs Nazanin...

      Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to ensure that Mrs Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has access to her daughter; and what assurances they have received from the...

      Iran: Foreign Relations

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their aims for the future of the Anglo–Iranian relationship.

      Israel: Bedouin

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the call by the UN Coordinator for Humanitarian Aid and Development Activities for the occupied Palestinian territory, what action they are...

      UN Secretariat: Public Appointments

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the United Nations concerning the proposed appointment of MK Tzipi Livni for the post of UN deputy secretary-general.

      Israel: West Bank

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel concerning reports of the uprooting of Palestinian-owned olive trees in Kharas village,...

      Israel: West Bank

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to (1) the EU, and (2) the government of Israel, regarding the destruction of EU-funded structures in the West Bank.

      Israeli Settlements

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel concerning its response to reports of criminal activities committed by illegal Israeli...

      France: Elections

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Baroness Anelay of St Johns on 24 January (HL4702) and 15 February (HL5178), whether they intend to review their policy...

  • Cabinet Office

    • List of Ministerial Responsibilities

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen on 15 November 2016 (HL2927), when they expect to publish a corrected and updated edition of...

    • Government Departments: Research

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will respond to the report Missing Evidence: An Inquiry into the delayed publication of government-commissioned research published in June 2016...

  • Attorney General

    • Prisoners: Death

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many cases the Crown Prosecution Service currently has under active consideration under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 in...

    • Prisons: Drugs

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many prosecutions the Metropolitan Police Service and the Crown Prosecution Service have brought in respect of drug (1) possession, (2) dealing, and (3)...

  • The Senior Deputy Speaker

    • Hereditary Peers: By-elections

      To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker whether he will publish the terms of the agreement with Electoral Reform Services to administer the hereditary peers’ by-elections, including the fees paid...

  • Department for Education

    • Children: Poverty

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many children who were living below the poverty line during their school age years did not complete their education in each year since 2010.

    • Schools: Asbestos

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they intend to take to protect children and teachers from the dangers of asbestos, in the light of the findings of the Education Funding Agency...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • HM Courts and Tribunals Service

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government why HM Courts and Tribunals Service does not publish (1) board minutes, nor (2) reports of board meetings.

    • Prisons: Drugs

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many drug-related deaths there have been in prisons in each year since 2010.

      Prisoners' Release

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they are giving to releasing prisoners who have spent 40 or more years in custody.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Afghanistan: Armed Forces

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many HM Forces personnel are serving in Afghanistan; and whether any further deployments are scheduled.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Social Security Benefits

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Lord Henley on 22 February (HL Deb, col 331), what is the timetable for the evaluation of the reduced benefit cap.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Rights of Way

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to publish a detailed timetable for the commencement of sections 20 to 26 of the Deregulation Act 2015 concerning public rights of way,...

  • Home Office

    • Passports: Digital Technology

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the response by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 18 January (HL Deb, col 209), what specific system developments are being put in place to...

    • Firearms

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government when was the last time the National Ballistics Intelligence Service assessed the volume of illegal firearms in the UK, and how frequently those assessments...

      Nationality: British Overseas Territories

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the denial of citizenship to illegitimate children born abroad before 1 July 2006 to British Overseas Territories fathers was discussed as part of...

      Refugees: Children

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the statement by the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, published on 22 February, on the need to protect unaccompanied child...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Human Rights: Republic of Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they have taken to obtain assurances from the government of Ireland that it has brought forward measures to ensure an equivalent level of...

  • Department for International Trade

  • Department of Health

    • Nurses

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment has been made by (1) the Chief Nursing Officer for England, (2) NHS Improvement, and (3) Health Education England, of the early warning from...

    • Hospital Wards: Gender

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they determine which hospital accommodation should be designated as same-sex accommodation.

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the Lightning Review by the Children’s Commissioner published in May 2016 stating that "79% of Child and Adolescent Mental Health...

      Social Services: Older People

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what additional capacity they estimate will be required to care for the elderly population over the next 10 years; what assessment has been made of the...

      Social Services

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Sustainability and Transformation Plans include plans for intermediate and step-down care.

      Nurses: Training

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Lord O’Shaughnessy on 7 February (HL Deb, col 1601), whether Health Education England conducted a risk assessment of the...

      Food: Hygiene

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are planning to introduce the compulsory display of food hygiene ratings for shops and restaurants in England; and, if so, what is the timetable...

      Holiday Accommodation

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps are taken to publicise the latest food safety inspection ratings of bed and breakfast establishments, guesthouses, and hotels, to ensure that...

      NHS: Negligence

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord O’Shaughnessy on 23 February (HL 5443), what disease or procedure level analysis of NHS negligence claims is...

      Electronic Cigarettes

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the remarks by Lord Prior of Brampton on 4 July 2016 (HL Deb, col 1828) giving a commitment "to commissioning Public Health England to update its...

      Electronic Cigarettes

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the remarks by Lord Prior of Brampton on 14 September 2016 (HL Deb, col 1537) stating that the Government would continue to monitor and develop...

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