Written answers

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

  • Department for Transport

    • Speed Limits: Cameras

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he has taken to stop drivers using laser jammers to confuse or prevent speed cameras working properly.

    • Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent steps his Department has taken to assist the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in reducing air pollution.

      Department for Transport: Work Experience

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, 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...

      Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of allocating departmental funding to support the development of technology to filter toxic...

      Shipping: Lasers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether provisions in the Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill to create an offence of shining or directing a laser at a vehicle will also cover...

  • Home Office

    • Asylum: Cameroon

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what guidance she has issued to her Department's caseworkers on asylum applications from English-speaking regions of Cameroon.

    • Home Office: Work Experience

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

      Police Custody: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many custody suites have been closed since 2010.

      Deportation: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many foreign nationals from which countries are appealing against removal proceedings in (a) the UK, (b) Southend and (c) Rochford and...

      Deportation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many foreign nationals her Department has started removal proceedings against in (a) the UK, (b) Southend and (c) Rochford and Southend...

      Offenders: Foreign Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many foreign national offenders by country were (a) imprisoned, (b) released from prison and (c) deported in each of the last five years.

      Prisoners: Repatriation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many foreign nationals serving prison sentences have been deported from prisons in (a) the UK, (b) Southend and (c) Rochford and...

      Social Networking: Harassment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will bring forward legislative proposals to require operators of social media platforms to report communications sent via their...

      Social Networking: Offences against Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will bring forward legislative proposals to require operators of social media platforms to report communications sent via their...

      Forensic Pathology in England and Wales Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will publish the Government's response to the Hutton review of forensic pathology in England and Wales.

      Direct Selling

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what information her Department holds on trends in the level of doorstep crime in each of the last five years.

      Police Custody

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, at what stage during an arrest and subsequent policy custody stay police officers should review (a) the Police National Computer and (b)...

      Bail

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what guidelines are given to police officers on giving consideration to the existence of one or more past offences by a suspect when taking...

      Nitrous Oxide

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she will consider reclassifying nitrous oxide as a controlled substance.

      Customs Officers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many customs officers have been in post in each year since 2007; and how many customs officers were in post on the latest date for which...

      Immigration: EEA Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 9 March 2017 to Question 66201, on immigration: EEA nationals, whether confirmation of this status will be needed...

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Citizens' Advice Bureaux

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will assess the adequacy of the level of Government funding for Citizens Advice services; and if he will make a...

    • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Work Experience

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many people undertook an unpaid work placement in his Department in each of the last five years for which figures...

      Climate Change: Snow and Ice

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of whether present rates of decline in the extent of Arctic sea ice are consistent with...

      Climate Change: Snow and Ice

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what information he holds on whether there are declines of snow or ice, other than of Arctic sea ice extent, that are...

      Wind Power: Seas and Oceans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many wind turbines were installed in the (a) Irish Sea, (b) North Sea and (c) English Channel in each year between...

      Wind Power: Seas and Oceans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many (a) directly employed and (b) contractor employees there were in the offshore wind industry in each year...

      Easter

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will take steps to bring into force the provisions of the Easter Act 1928 to fix the date of Easter from 2018 onwards.

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Secondment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many (a) full-time and (b) part-time staff in his Department have been seconded from (i) businesses and (ii) charities.

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Meetings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many meetings (a) Ministers and (b) officials of his Department have had with (i) businesses and (ii) registered...

      Electricity: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential to increase exports of electricity through new and existing interconnectors.

      Electricity: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the effect on electricity prices of the (a) UK leaving the EU and (b) developing Energy...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Turkey: Armed Forces

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations the Government has made to the Turkish Government on recent military activity in the Aegean Sea.

    • Europe: Migration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking in consultation with other EU member states to discourage migrants from travelling to...

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Work Experience

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

      Israel: Demolition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the representations he has received from the Israeli...

      Israel: Demolition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he raised the threatened demolition of the village of Khan al-Ahmar with the Israeli Government during his recent visit...

  • Department for Exiting the European Union

  • Department for International Development

    • EU Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what plans her Department has for the reallocation of the UK's current contribution to EU development funds after the UK leaves the EU.

    • Trade Agreements

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 22 February 2017 to Question 64094, if she will publish her Department's review of UK future trade policy.

      Department for International Development: Meetings

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many meetings (a) Ministers and (b) officials of her Department have had with (i) businesses and (ii) registered charities in each...

      Lake Chad Basin: Non-governmental Organisations

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what financial support her Department is providing to civil society organisations in the Lake Chad region.

  • Department for Education

    • Further Education: Warrington

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate her Department has made of the (a) capital and (b) revenue costs of the Future Tech Studio in Warrington.

    • Migrant Workers: NHS

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether exemptions from the immigration skills charge will be available to NHS employers.

      Apprentices: Ethnic Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she plans to take to encourage people from Black and minority ethnic backgrounds to undertake apprenticeships.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • National Offender Management Service: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many public interest transfers for each grade of staff have been approved within NOMS since January 2012; and what the cost was of those transfers.

    • Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, when she plans to answer Question 55553, on prison sentences: Lancashire, tabled by the hon. Member for Preston on 30 November 2016; and what the...

      Ministry of Justice: Work Experience

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

      Wales Community Rehabilitation Company: Redundancy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, for what reasons the Enhanced Voluntary Redundancy scheme was withdrawn by the Community Rehabilitation Company in Wales and replaced by a severance...

      Wales Community Rehabilitation Company

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many offenders under the supervision of the Community Rehabilitation Company in Wales missed eight appointments without good reason during 2015; and...

      Wales Community Rehabilitation Company

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many persons sentenced to 12 months or less have been supervised by the Community Rehabilitation Company in Wales since that Company was established.

      Personal Injury: Compensation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what progress has been made on tackling the abuse of personal injury whiplash claims relating to incidents involving motor vehicles.

      Personal Injury: Compensation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent assessment she has made of trends in the level of fraudulent whiplash claims.

      Knives: Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent assessment she has made of the effect of guidelines for tougher sentences for knife crimes on the numbers of people imprisoned for such crimes.

      Prisons: Ministers of Religion

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether there are vacancies for Anglican chaplains in prisons in (a) London, (b) Surrey and (c) Kent.

  • Scotland Office

    • Scotland Office: Work Experience

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, 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...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Personal Independence Payment: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 2 March 2017 to Question 64658, on personal independence payments, what options his Department is considering to...

    • Personal Independence Payment: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, of those people appealing their personal independence payment assessment and entering an appeal to a tribunal for the standard rate mobility...

      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 to 21 year-olds on the level...

      Department for Work and Pensions: Work Experience

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, 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...

      Housing Benefit: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the significant findings were of equalities impact assessment on the removal of housing benefit for 18 to 21 year olds.

      Universal Credit: Housing Benefit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many 18 to 21 year olds claim the housing costs element of universal credit in (a) the West Midlands and (b) Coventry.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Roads: Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans her Department has to reduce roadside pollution.

    • Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate she has made of the total value of cattle slaughtered due to the detection of bovine TB within the herd in...

      Fisheries: EU Law

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if her Department will seek to exempt EU-related fisheries law from being incorporated into UK law as part of the Great...

      Air Pollution: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, in how many years since 2010 (a) Coventry and (b) the West Midlands have been in breach of EU air pollution levels.

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • Housing: Corrosion

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what guidance his Department has issued for home owners on the risk of wall tie corrosion.

    • Homelessness: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the potential effect of ending the automatic...

      Licensed Premises: Non-domestic Rates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will encourage local authorities to use the funds for discretionary relief on business rates to help music venues.

      Licensed Premises: Non-domestic Rates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether music venues will be eligible for the £1,000 business rate discount for public houses announced in paragraph 4.5...

      Licensed Premises: Non-domestic Rates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what support his Department is providing to music venues whose business rates are increasing from 1 April 2017.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Catterick Barracks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many (a) serving personnel and (b) dependents will be based at Catterick in each year between 2017 and 2020.

    • United States Africa Command

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 24 February 2017 to Question 64012, how many UK personnel are assigned to US Africa Command; at what bases they are stationed;...

      War Memorials: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what criteria were used to determine who was invited to the unveiling of the Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial on 9 March 2017.

      Defence Equipment: Bridgend

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the (a) date and (b) location is of the small and medium-sized enterprise defence equipment event in Bridgend constituency; whether the hon. Member...

  • HM Treasury

    • Treasury: Work Experience

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, 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...

    • Excise Duties: Fuels

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much revenue the Exchequer has received in each year from 2009-10 from the taxation of Avgas.

      Air Passenger Duty

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect of devolving Air Passenger Duty to the Scottish Parliament on airports in the North of England.

      Treasury: Meetings

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many meetings (a) Ministers and (b) officials of his Department have had with (i) businesses and (ii) registered charities in each of the last five years.

      Treasury: Information Officers

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 2 March 2017 to Question 65105, what estimate he has made of the amount spent by his Department in each of the last 10 years on...

  • Cabinet Office

    • Cabinet Office: ICT

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much his Department spent on (a) iPads and tablets and (b) paper in each of the last five years for which figures are available.

    • Tax Avoidance

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what guidance his Department provides to people taking up public appointments against the use of aggressive tax avoidance schemes.

      Cabinet Office: Meetings

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many meetings (a) Ministers and (b) officials of his Department have had with (i) businesses and (ii) registered charities in each of the last five...

      Elections: Fraud

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps his Department is taking to reduce the level of electoral fraud; and if he will undertake a review of legislation with a view to restricting...

      Average Earnings: Coventry South

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the average salary of full-time equivalent employees was in Coventry South constituency in April of each of the last five years.

      Nitrous Oxide: Misuse

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate his Department has made of the number of deaths attributable to the inhalation of nitrous oxide.

  • Department for International Trade

    • Overseas Trade: Nigeria

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what discussions his Department has had with the Nigerian Government on trade between the UK and Nigeria since the vote on the UK leaving the EU.

    • Department for International Trade: Work Experience

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, 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...

      Department for International Trade: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many staff in his Department's Trade Policy Group have experience of working on the UN sustainable development goals.

      Department for International Trade: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many staff in his Department's Trade Policy Group have experience of working on human rights issues.

      Department for International Trade: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many staff in his Department's Trade Policy Group have experience of working on labour rights.

      Department for International Trade: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many staff in his Department's Trade Policy Group have experience of working on environmental protection.

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Exports: Republic of Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what proportion of exports from Northern Ireland are sold in the Republic of Ireland.

  • Department of Health

    • Plastic Surgery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans the Government has to reclassify dermal fillers as prescription only medicines.

    • Alzheimer's Disease: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make the magnetic brain-training therapy, NeuroAD, available on the NHS.

      Department of Health: Work Experience

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, 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...

      Health Services: Reciprocal Arrangements

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many European Health Insurance Cards were issued in each of the five financial years preceding 2016-17.

      Dental Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 20 February 2017 to Question 63405, on dental services, how many adults were seen by a NHS dentist in each 24-month period that...

      Health Professions: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to his Department's news story of 4 October 2016, entitled Up to 1,500 extra medical training places announced, when the Government plans...

      Department of Health: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 9 February 2017 to Question 62581, if he will provide the (a) title, (b) location, (c) value, (d) organisation in receipt of...

      Catheters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will ensure that NHS England and clinical commissioning groups provide a choice of single-use catheter products for use outside the home for...

      Incontinence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether the Care Quality Commission is responsible for carrying out inspections on the standards of continence care in (a) hospitals, (b) residential...

      NHS: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department has taken to ensure the accuracy of the workforce minimum data set data.

      NHS: Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what reforms to whistleblowing procedures in the NHS have been made since the Freedom to speak up report was published in February 2015.

      Junior Doctors: Working Hours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what consideration has been given to recording data on rota gaps.

      Midwives: Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what level of indemnity insurance for midwives is classified as adequate by his Department.

      Strokes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Oral Answer of 7 February 2017, Official Report, column 226, to the hon. Member for St Ives, what steps his Department is taking to...

      Heart Diseases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate his Department has made of the cost of heart failure to (a) the NHS and (b) Ealing Clinical Commissioning Group in each of the last three years.

      Diabetes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the (a) clinical and (b) cost effectiveness of the provision of bariatric surgery alongside other preventative public...

      Clinical Commissioning Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will review the powers of clinical commissioning groups to make them more accountable to the public.

      Carers: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what duty is on local authorities to ensure that home care agencies provide mandatory bowel and bladder training for carers.

      Nutrition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 9 February 2017 to Question 62903, what the timescale is for publishing the review of the nutrient profile model; and what the...

      Health Services: North East Bedfordshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to expand health services in North East Bedfordshire to meet growing demand as a result of additional houses being built.

      Dental Services: Registration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what service standard his Department has set Capita for the average turnaround time for applications to the National Dental Performers List; and what...

      Heart Diseases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department and the NHS are taking to support uptake and implementation of the NICE Quality Standard on acute heart failure.

      Heart Diseases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that adequate services are available for patients in areas where there is a high prevalence of heart failure.

      Dental Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 20 February 2017 to Question 64306, if he will provide data from each bi-annual publication of the GP Patient Survey Dental...

      General Practitioners: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the 90 per cent fill rate for GP positions in England in 2016 as set out in Health...

      General Practitioners: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what change there will be in GP education budgets in each Health Education England region between 2016-17 and 2017-18.

      NHS: Reorganisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of sustainable and transformation plans that will not receive additional funding as part of the allocation...

      Health Services: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of public sector pay restraints on levels of expenditure by the NHS on agency staff in (a) Coventry and...

      Care Homes: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many places there were in registered care homes in (a) Coventry and (b) the West Midlands in each of the last five years.

      Strokes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that rehabilitation wards for stroke patients receive adequate funding.

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • Local Government Finance

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what criteria were used in allocating the transition grant to local authorities, in the light of the NAO report, Transition grant and rural services delivery...

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • ARM: Softbank

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they were consulted by SoftBank before that company's sale of an interest in ARM Holdings; and what assessment they have made of the extent to which...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Gender: Equality

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the budget for the new Foreign and Commonwealth Office Special Envoy for Gender Equality.

    • Turkey: Politics and Government

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have made representations to the government of Turkey following the comments from President Erdogan that those who vote no in the April...

  • Department for International Development

    • Developing Countries: Malnutrition

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of their manifesto pledge to improve the nutrition of 50 million people by 2020, what steps they are taking to tackle malnutrition globally.

    • Famine

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the statement made by the UN Secretary-General concerning the famines in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen, and to his...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Peter Chester

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government why Peter Chester, prisoner A9675AA, who is detained in HM Prison Full Sutton, is still waiting for the oral hearing for his parole review which was due in...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Gibraltar Defence Police

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they expect a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the transfer of Gibraltar Defence Police services from the Ministry of Defence to the government...

  • Home Office

    • Cheques: Fraud

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the number of cases and value of frauds involving cheque books in the UK, in each of the last five years for which figures are available.

    • Internet: Fraud

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the number of cases and value of frauds perpetrated using the internet and reported to UK police, in each of the last five years for which figures...

      Fraud

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the number of cases and value of frauds reported by the National Crime Survey, in each of the last five years for which figures are available.

      Firearms: Crime

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, for each police force area in the United Kingdom, how many people were (1) arrested, (2) charged, (3) cautioned, and (4) convicted, for failing adequately...

      Immigration Controls

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many (1) children, or (2) members of their family, (a) have been removed from education, (b) have been removed from the country, (c) are in detention, or...

      Asylum: Afghanistan

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the extent to which the latest Home Office guidance on LGBT asylum seekers from Afghanistan, which states that it may be a...

      Police National Database

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government which organisations have access to facial images on the Police National Database.

      Police National Database

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many authorised people are licensed to access the Police National Database, broken down by organisation.

  • HM Treasury

    • Cybercrime

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to investigate, restrict or prohibit practices requiring private individuals to use financial systems or devices which render...

    • Money Laundering

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many prosecutions of Trust and Company Service Providers have been initiated by HM Revenue and Customs since 1 January 2014.

      Money Laundering

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what policy is adopted by HM Revenue and Customs in deciding whether to publish details of enforcement actions taken against regulated sectors under the...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Borders: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures have been put in place to ensure peace and maintenance of an open border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

  • Department for International Trade

    • Economic Partnership Agreements

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of (1) the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) between the EU and regions in the African, Caribbean and Pacific States...

    • Overseas Trade: ACP Countries

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that future imports into the UK from African, Caribbean and Pacific States (ACP) group countries are not placed at risk...

  • Department of Health

    • Learning Disability

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made since February 2016 to protect and promote the rights of people with learning difficulties, in the light of the report by Sir...

    • Antibiotics

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure the development of new antibiotics, in the light of the publication by the World Health Organisation of the Global...

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