Written answers

Thursday, 27 April 2017

  • Prime Minister

    • Military Intervention: Yemen

      To ask the Prime Minister, whether she discussed the Saudi Arabia-led coalition participation in the conflict in Yemen at her meeting with the King of Saudi Arabia in April 2017.

    • Elections: Fraud

      To ask the Prime Minister, what information she had on the Crown Prosecution Service's decisions on charging hon. Members for election fraud before deciding to call a general election.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Department for Work and Pensions: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether any training (a) has taken place and (b) has been planned for officials of his Department on how to deal sensitively with women whose...

    • Housing Benefit: Southwark

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, (a) how many people claimed housing benefit and (b) what the total amount of housing benefit claimed was in the London Borough of Southwark in...

      Carer's Allowance: Southwark

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people living in the London Borough of Southwark have been in receipt of carer's allowance in each of the last seven years.

      Department for Work and Pensions: Buildings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what progress his Department has made on consulting on the proposed closure of Vinovium House.

      Personal Independence Payment: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if his Department will take steps to share personal independence payment (PIP) appeal tribunal decisions with assessment providers in order to...

      Motability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 18 April 2017 to Question 69687, on Motability, whether his Department plans to collect information on the numbers...

      Carer's Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether he plans to make carer's allowance available to carers in receipt of a state pension.

      Pensioners: Woking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many pensioners in Woking constituency (a) receive the basic state pension, (b) receive pension credit and (c) are eligible for pension...

      Multiple Sclerosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the needs of people with MS as part of the Government's recently launched consultation on disability, health...

      State Retirement Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent estimate he has made of the average annual difference between the state pension paid to UK pensioners living in other EU member...

  • Home Office

    • Asylum: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the proportion of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children accepted under section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016...

    • Seasonal Agricultural Workers' Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of reintroducing the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme to ensure that UK agriculture...

      Immigrants: Detainees

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much her Department has paid in compensation for unlawful immigration detention since figures on such compensation payments were...

      Police: Social Media

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will take steps to encourage police forces to make use of social media to (a) pass information onto communities which they serve and...

      Police: Bureaucracy

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to improve the effectiveness of police recording processes for crimes in (a) England and Wales and (b) the West...

      Hate Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to ensure that the police have sufficient resources to deal with the reported rise in hate crimes since June 2016.

      Informers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) prosecutions and (b) convictions there have been as a direct result of information gained by police forces from covert human...

      Entry Clearances: Armed Forces

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent representations she has received on reports that members of the Army are facing difficulties entering UK airports.

      101 Calls

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the 101 crime service; what procedures are in place to ensure that lessons are learnt...

      Entry Clearances: Fiji

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent representations she has received from community and civil society representatives on the experience of entering UK airports for...

      Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to encourage greater cross-border co-operation between different constabularies for the purposes of tackling...

      Deportation: Iraq

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what arrangements are in place between the Government and the Government of Iraq for removing, by charter flight to Iraq, people who have...

      Female Genital Mutilation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps the Government is taking to prevent female genital mutilation.

      Middle East: Asylum

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps the Government is taking to support asylum seekers fleeing Middle Eastern countries due to being persecuted because of their...

      Asylum

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what proportion of asylum seekers in (a) Woking constituency, (b) Surrey and (c) the UK were (i) granted and (ii) refused asylum and...

      Metals: Theft

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many instances of metal theft from public property occurred in (a) Surrey, (b) the South East and (c) England in each of the last seven...

      Deportation: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many EU nationals were deported from the UK in each of the last seven years.

      Refugees: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the number of unaccompanied children who have been admitted to the UK under the Dublin Convention in the last...

      Migration: International Cooperation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what her Department's policy is on the development of a UN Global Compact for Safe, Regular and Orderly Migration.

      Radicalism

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent steps the Government has taken to tackle extremism in the UK.

      Domestic Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what comparative assessment she has made of the value of telephone and face-to-face interviews on the ability of the police to assess...

      Emergency Calls

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what guidance her Department provides to the police on the classification of emergency calls.

      Refugees: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what information her Department holds on local authority capacity to accept refugee children under the Dubs scheme and allegations that the...

      Community Policing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what proportion of police officers have been deployed in neighbourhood policing in each year since 2010.

      Police

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to help the police service attract, recruit and train more police detectives.

      Police

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police detective vacancies there are by region.

      Police: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the summary and main findings of the report by HM Inspectorate of Constabulary, PEEL: Police effectiveness 2016, published...

      Investigatory Powers Act 2016: Codes of Practice

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Government's consultation on codes of practice in relation to the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 complied with Government...

  • Department of Health

    • Social Workers: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to ensure that social care staff receive the most up-to-date information on HIV during their training.

    • Slaughterhouses: Horses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many horses and ponies were slaughtered in UK abattoirs (a) with no CCTV, (b) with no CCTV installed in stunning, killing or bleeding areas and (c)...

      Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate his Department has made of the costs to the NHS and social care system of treatment for (a) alcohol abuse, (b) obesity and (c) viral...

      St Helier Hospital

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when Ministers in his Department last discussed the future of St Helier Hospital with the Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust.

      Doctors: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions his Department has had with (a) Hospital Trusts and (b) the British Medical Association on the effect of the UK leaving the EU on the...

      Nurses: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent discussions his Department has had with (a) Hospital Trusts and (b) the Royal College of Nursing on the effect of the UK leaving the EU on...

      Health Education: Sex

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether funding given to sexual health charities is ring-fenced so that it is only spent on service provision and not on lobbying activities; and how his...

      St Helier Hospital

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what funding has been allocated in the NHS budget to enable the Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust to rebuild St Helier Hospital.

      Health Education: Sex

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much his Department has allocated to sexual health charities (a) directly and (b) through local authorities in each of the last five years.

      Abortion: Clinics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department plans to give ratings to private abortion clinics in the same way in which the Care Quality Commission gives such ratings to NHS...

      British Pregnancy Advisory Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much his Department has allocated to the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (a) directly and (b) indirectly through contracts in each of the last...

      Coeliac Disease: Prescriptions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of (a) coeliacs, (b) people working in the manufacturing industry and (c) other people who will be affected by...

      British Pregnancy Advisory Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much has been spent from the public purse on the provision of abortions by the British Pregnancy Advisory Service in each of the last five years.

      Marie Stopes International

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much has been spent from the public purse on the provision of abortions by Marie Stopes UK (a) within and (b) outside the UK in each of the last five...

      Organs: Donors

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will consider moving to a system of presumed consent for organ donation.

      Hospital Wards: Crimes against the Person

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many assaults have taken place on mixed-sex NHS hospital wards in each year since 2010.

      General Practitioners: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that training and development opportunities are available to staff in GP surgeries to help them to...

      Action On Smoking and Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 28 March 2017 to Question 68965, on Action on Smoking and Health, what controls and checks are in place to ensure that none of...

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many admissions to accident and emergency departments of people aged under 18-years old for mental health conditions there have been in each year...

      Blood: Contamination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the Answer of 11 January 1988 to the right hon. Member for Birkenhead, Official Report, column 184W, on contaminated blood products, if...

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of NHS mental health patients received follow-up treatment within 48 hours after being discharged as an inpatient from a mental health...

      Eating Disorders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what effect NHS England funding changes have had on eating disorder nursing provision in the last 12 months.

      Eating Disorders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effect of changes to Community Support Services on readmission rates to special eating disorder units.

      Eating Disorders: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he has taken to ensure that children with eating disorders are treated as early as possible in the last 12 months.

      Eating Disorders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to address the difference in the level of funding for (a) adult and (b) child eating disorder service provision in England.

      Eating Disorders: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the risk to children with eating disorders of learned behaviours when such children are placed in general units.

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average waiting time was for an assessment by Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in each year since 2009-10.

      Meningitis: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to (a) improve the (i) prevention and (ii) management of meningitis in children and (b) enhance rehabilitation...

      Mental Health: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the Government's aspiration number 7 and paragraph 407 of his Department's Future in Mind report, published in March 2015, what plans...

      Cancer: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much funding has been invested by (a) his Department, (b) the National Institute for Health Research and (c) the Medical Research Council in research...

      Darlington Memorial Hospital

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the timetable is for a decision to be taken on the proposed closure of the accident and emergency wing at Darlington Hospital.

      Care Homes: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department plans to propose a statutory instrument obliging care homes to notify the Care Quality Commission when banning, restricting or...

      Dementia: Southampton

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much funding his Department plans to allocate to Southampton in support of dementia services over the next five years.

      Darlington Memorial Hospital

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what his policy is on the proposed closure of the accident and emergency wing at Darlington Memorial Hospital.

      General Practitioners: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average waiting time was for a GP appointment in (a) Woking constituency, (b) Surrey, (c) the South East and (d) England in each of the last...

      Hospitals: Attendance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many hospital appointments were missed in (a) Woking constituency, (b) Surrey, (c) the South East and (d) England in each of the last seven years.

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Research: Coventry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to support investment in science research at universities in Coventry.

    • Climate Change: Snow and Ice

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 15 March 2017 to Question 66793, whether the climate models referred to rely on computer...

      Climate Change: Snow and Ice

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 29 March 2017 to Question 68956, whether the climate models referred to rely on computer...

      Energy: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment the Government has made of the accuracy of the data held by energy companies on the energy consumption...

      Energy Intensive Industries: Trade Competitiveness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 13 April 2017 to Question 70406, on energy intensive industries: trade competitiveness,...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • RAF Northolt

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether he plans to consult residents and representative organisations in Harrow on the future of RAF Northolt; and if he will make a statement.

    • RAF Northolt

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans he has to allow an increase in the number of (a) civilian and (b) military flight movements at RAF Northolt; and if he will make a statement.

      Air Force: Anniversaries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 20 April 2017 to Question 70282, if he will take steps as part of the 100th anniversary commemorations of the RAF to arrange...

      Gamecock Barracks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the current number of (a) family houses and (b) single living accommodation is at Gamecock Barracks, Nuneaton; and what proportion of that...

      Armed Forces: Hospitals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the cost to the public purse has been of upgrades to 34 Field Hospital in the last 10 years.

      Imphal Barracks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the current status of Building 140 on Imphal Barracks is.

      Military Bases: York

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he plans to publish an equality impact assessment on the proposal to close military sites in the City of York.

      Ministry of Defence: York

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many acres of land his Department owns in York.

      Marines

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans he has to alter the Order of Battle of the Royal Marines; and if he will make a statement.

      Fiji: Armed Forces

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what discussions he has had with his Cabinet colleagues on the status and rights of Fijian citizens in the British Army with Commonwealth passports and...

      Ministry of Defence: Public Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the baseline increase attributable to currency fluctuations in his Department's budget (a) is for the current and (b) was for previous financial year.

      Armed Forces Covenant Reference Group: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what effect the absence of a functioning Northern Ireland Executive has on the ability of the recent appointment of the Northern Ireland representative...

      Russia: Navy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of (a) the purpose and (b) trends in the level of Russian naval activity around the Greenland-Iceland-UK gap; and if he will...

      Ministry of Defence: Public Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the value of forward purchase contracts with the Bank of England for the financial years (a) 2016-17 and (b) 2017-18 is; and what proportion of his...

      Army

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the Order of Battle is and basing arrangements are for 12th Mechanized Brigade.

      Ministry of Defence: Public Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department keeps copies of planning documents for forward purchase contracts with the Bank of England.

      Duncombe Barracks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to his Department's Better Defence Estate strategy, what the status of Duncombe Barracks in York is.

      Reserve Forces: City of York

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many reserve personnel are registered in the City of York Local Authority area.

      Defence Vetting Agency: City of York

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many people are employed in the City of York at Defence Business Services National Security Vetting.

      Gamecock Barracks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the merits of re-deploying military units from Strensall to Gamecock Barracks, Nuneaton.

      Ministry of Defence: City of York

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many civil servants are employed by his Department in the City of York; and what proportion those staff represent of all civil servants employed in...

      Armed Forces: Hospitals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many (a) military, (b) civilian and (c) contracted staff were employed at 34 Field Hospital on the latest date for which figures are available.

      Gamecock Barracks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many (a) military, (b) civilian and (c) contracted staff will be required at Gamecock Barracks as a result of implementation of suggestions made in...

      Veterans: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much funding from the public purse was for charities which support veterans in Scotland in each of the last five years.

      Armed Forces: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many children of service personnel are currently receiving education in (a) primary and (b) secondary schools in the City of York local authority area.

      Defence Vetting Agency: City of York

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to his Department's Better Defence Estate strategy, what plans he has for the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting in York.

      Military Bases: City of York

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what safety assessment his Department has carried out on the military sites in the City of York to determine whether the land is suitable for house building.

      Queen's Own Yorkshire Yeomanry Museum

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether he plans to close the Queen's Own Yorkshire Yeomanry Museum as a result of the proposals in his Department's Better Defence Estate report,...

      Armed Forces: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many service houses there are in the City of York local authority area.

      Kohima Museum

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether he plans to close the Kohima Museum at Imphal Barracks as a result of the proposals in his Department's Better Defence Estate report, published...

      Military Bases: City of York

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to his Department's report, A Better Defence Estate, published in November 2016, whether a full asbestos risk assessment has been carried...

      Gamecock Barracks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many additional military units are planned to be located at Gamecock Barracks as a result of the proposals in his Department's Better Defence Estate...

      Military Bases: York

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what meetings (a) Ministers and (b) officials of his Department have had with (i) City of York Council and (ii) representatives of military and civilian...

      Military Bases: City of York

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what analysis the military sites in the City of York were subject to prior to the publishing of his Department's Better Defence Estates strategy.

      Armed Forces: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the same grade of training facilities are available at (a) Gamecock Barracks, Nuneaton and (b) Strensall Station, York.

      Gamecock Barracks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many additional (a) family houses and (b) single living accommodation will be required for (i) officers and (ii) non-commissioned staff at Gamecock...

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • Human Rights: Minority Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what programmes his Department runs other than Prevent which aim to ensure that young people from minority ethnic communities...

    • Social Rented Housing: Letting Agents

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to paragraph 4.53 of the White Paper, Fixing our broken housing market, published in February 2017, what his...

      Communities and Local Government: Data Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many (a) official and (b) official sensitive documents have been recorded as lost by his Department since 8 May 2015.

      Letting Agents: North East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, for what reasons no venue in the North East was chosen for a letting agents' fees ban workshop.

      Homes and Communities Agency: Public Appointments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what proportion of the Homes and Communities Agency Board are (a) women, (b) from black or minority ethnic backgrounds, (c)...

      Local Government Finance: Sunderland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of reductions in local authority funding on Sunderland City Council's...

      Communities and Local Government: Land

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to paragraphs 1.296 and 1.297 of the Spending Review and Autumn Statement 2015, what progress his Department has...

      Communities and Local Government: Conditions of Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many and what proportion of staff employed by his Department are employed on a contract which is (a) full-time permanent,...

      Communities and Local Government: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 6 March 2017 to Question 64994, on procurement, what estimate he has made of the amount spent on...

      Leasehold: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what recent estimate he has made of the ratio of the average prices paid for newbuild leasehold houses compared with newbuild...

      Revenue Support Grant: Calderdale

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how much central government funding from the revenue support grant Calderdale Council has received in each of the last seven years.

      Rents

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will make it his policy to appoint a Living Rent Commission to (a) determine a definition of affordable rent and (b) make...

      Right to Buy Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, when he plans to announce the locations for the regional pilots of the extended voluntary right to buy scheme announced in the...

      Right to Buy Scheme: Blackpool

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether he expects Blackpool housing associations to be included in the extended regional pilots of the voluntary right to buy...

      Business Improvement Districts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to support communities that wish to create a Business Improvement District; and what (a)...

      Mental Health: Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if the Government will encourage local authorities to make use of Age UK's loneliness heat map to identify needs in local areas.

      Private Rented Housing: Southwark

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what the average rent for a two-bedroom property in the London Borough of Southwark has been in each of the last seven years.

      Mental Health: Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps the Government is taking to encourage local authorities to incorporate loneliness reduction strategies into their...

      Non-domestic Rates: Private Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he has made an estimate of the cost to the public purse of business rate relief for fee-paying schools in England for each...

      Non-domestic Rates: Schools

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the amount of business rates paid by state schools in England in each of the last five years.

      Extended Ministerial Offices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what the total payroll cost of his Department's Extended Ministerial Office was; and how many civil servants worked in that...

      Housing: South Gloucestershire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether South Gloucestershire Council has made any funding applications to his Department for new developments, spatial plans...

      Garden Communities: South Gloucestershire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what the outcome of South Gloucestershire Council's application to the large sites and housing zones capacity fund for a new...

      Housing Associations: Right to Buy Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many housing association tenants have bought their home through the right to buy scheme to date.

  • HM Treasury

    • VAT Exemptions: Schools

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate his Department has made of the cost of granting a VAT exemption to non-maintained special schools that support severely disabled children to...

    • Paye

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 24 April 2017 to Question 71092, on PAYE, what proportion of BACS payments are checked using the BACS hash against the payment...

      Paye

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 24 November 2016 to Question 53970, on PAYE, when HM Revenue and Customs plans to publish its post-implementation review of Real...

      Motor Vehicles: Insurance

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to regulate insurance premiums to protect the no-claims bonus for people who make a claim for no fault of their own.

      Credit Cards

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to close the loophole of third-party payment systems severing ties between a consumer and a credit card supplier for the purposes of...

      Soft Drinks: Taxation

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much has been raised from the soft drinks industry levy in the last 12 months; and what estimate he has made of likely revenue from that levy in the...

  • Department for International Trade

    • Nuclear Weapons: North Korea

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that no parts made in the UK are used in the North Korean nuclear programme.

    • Arms Trade: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, which (a) Government department and (b) body is responsible for (i) assessing and (ii) authorising arms export applications.

      Export Control Organisation: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many full-time equivalent staff of his Department currently work in the (a) Export Control Joint Unit and (b) Export Control Organisation.

      Trade Promotion

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what programmes his Department has put in place to use the skills and networks of UK citizens living abroad to promote UK trade.

      Export Control Organisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, if he will list the responsibilities of the Export Control Joint Unit; and what the relationship is between that unit and the Export Control...

      Department for International Trade: Deloitte

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many contracts Deloitte has with his Department; and how much each such contract is worth.

      Department for International Trade: Deloitte

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what tenders have been awarded to Deloitte by his Department since 1 January 2017.

      Department for International Trade: Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what due diligence procedures are in place to ensure that advice on exports and support services provided by private sector contractors for...

      Department for International Trade: Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, which functions of his Department have been conducted by private sector providers since 1 July 2016.

      Trade Promotion

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what proportion of international trade and exporting advice services provided by his Department has been subcontracted to private businesses.

      Export Control Organisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what the total operating budget of the (a) Export Control Joint Unit and (b) Export Control Organisation was in the most recent year for...

      Nigeria: Trade Agreements

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what progress has been made on initiating formal bilateral trade negotiations with Nigeria.

      Exports: USA

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, if he will hold discussions with the US Secretary of Commerce on the importance and value of UK steel exports to the US.

      UK Trade with EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what progress the Government has made on securing a future trade deal with the EU.

  • Women and Equalities

    • Pregnancy: Advisory Services

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what the Government's policy is on whether organisations which lobby against a woman's right to choose whether to continue with a pregnancy should be...

  • Department for Transport

    • Crossrail Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will take steps to ensure that Crossrail is extended to Harrow and Wealdstone station; and if he will make a statement.

    • Arriva

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will take steps to ensure that Arriva does not reduce the (a) number of staff on trains and (b) pay of any staff during the implementation of...

      High Speed Two: Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, on what date the first contract between HS2 Ltd and CH2M was signed.

      Shipping: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what funding was available to employers from the Support for Maritime Training budget for (a) trainee seafarer ratings, (b) rating to officer...

      Lower Thames Crossing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many responses to the Lower Thames Crossing Consultation were associated with a campaign by Higham Parish Council; and how many of those responses...

      Lower Thames Crossing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many people expressed a view directly or via third parties to his Department, Highways England and Ipsos Mori about Option A during the period of...

      Lower Thames Crossing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many people expressed a view directly or via third parties to his Department, Highways England and Ipsos Mori about Option C during the period of...

      Lower Thames Crossing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many respondents to the Lower Thames Crossing Consultation (a) completed all questions, (b) completed more than half of the questions, (c)...

      Lower Thames Crossing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what proportion of views considered by the Lower Thames Crossing Consultation were (a) in favour of Option A, (b) opposed to Option A, (c) in favour...

      Merchant Shipping: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the Government plans to review the Certificates of Equivalent Competency system.

      Railways: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will publish his Department's High Level Output Specification and Statement of Funds Available for Control Period Six.

      Railways: Electrification

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent progress has been made on his Department's plans to electrify the (a) Midland Main Line and (b) North Transpennine Route; and what Network...

      Rail Delivery Group

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, on what dates officials of his Department attended the Rail Delivery Group's Periodic Review 2018 enhancements working group.

      Network Rail: Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, for what reason Network Rail has not published minutes of board meetings held since July 2016.

      Horse Riding: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps the Government is taking to help protect horse riders on the roads; and if he will make a statement.

      A5

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the A5 between Bicton and Nesscliffe is being considered for dualling in the Road Investment Strategy 2.

      A5

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the A5 between Nesscliffe and Ruabon is being considered for dualling in the Road Investment Strategy 2.

      Railways: Lancashire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if his Department will make an assessment of the adequacy of funding provision for the electrification of rail services operating through West Lancashire.

      Railways: Lancashire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to announce his decision on funding for the Burscough Curves rail scheme in West Lancashire.

      Railways: Lancashire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to announce his decision on the reopening of the Burscough Curves rail service in West Lancashire.

      Travel: Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the percentage change in real terms of the average cost to the individual of travelling by (a) private car, (b) bus, (c)...

      Taxis: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what representations he has received from the Mayor of London on capping the number of private hire licences in London.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Private Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how much was spent by his Department on private school fees for children of staff who are based (a) in the UK and (b) overseas...

    • Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the Government's priorities were for the 54th Special Session of the OPCW Executive Council on 13 and 19 April 2017; what...

      Gulf Cooperation Council

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what progress his Department has made on the new Strategic Partnership between the UK and the Gulf Co-operation Council...

      Yemen: Baha'i Faith

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what reports his Department has received of mass arrests of Baha'is in Sana'a, Yemen during April 2017; and if he will make a...

      Russia: Jehovah's Witnesses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what reports he has received on recent restrictions placed on the activities of Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia.

      Arms Trade: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to Criterion Two of the Consolidated EU and National Arms Export Licensing Criteria, whether his Department's...

      Saudi Arabia: Arms Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, on how many occasions since 26 March 2015 his Department's Arms Export Policy Team has received notification of another EU...

      Yemen: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will request an investigation by the International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission into allegations of grave...

      Saudi Arabia: Arms Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many export licence applications in which Saudi Arabia was the recipient country were assessed by his Department's Arms...

      Saudi Arabia: Arms Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many and what proportion of the export licence applications reviewed by his Department in (a) 2015-16 and (b) 2016-17 in...

      Syria: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to help to prevent military action being taken against Syrian civilians by the Assad regime.

      Diplomatic Service: Religious Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department has taken to implement its revised toolkit on freedom of religion or belief by embassies overseas.

      Michael Moran

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to assist the Liverpool coroner in relation to the death of Michael Moran on 1 January 2017 in the...

      Michael Moran

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations the Government is making to the Government of the Netherlands to answer questions raised on behalf of the...

      South Sudan and Sudan: Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment his Department has made of the security situation in Sudan and South Sudan.

      Sub-Saharan Africa: Emigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to protect Sub-Saharan migrants trying to reach Europe against the risk of their being sold...

      Yemen: Peace Negotiations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent progress has been made on securing a peace settlement in Yemen.

      Turkey: EU Accession

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the implications for his Department's policy on Turkey's bid to become a member of the EU are of the result of the recent...

      Paraguay: Gangs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with the Government of Paraguay on recent gang violence in that country; and if he will make a...

      Park Geun-hye

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the Government's policy is on South Korea's impeached President Park Geun-hye.

      Republic of Ireland: Territorial Waters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether any areas of sea between the UK and the Republic of Ireland have changed jurisdiction in the last 10 years.

      Republic of Ireland: Territorial Waters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the jurisdiction of any seas in the northern and southern maritime borders of the UK and the Republic of Ireland have...

      China: Capital Punishment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions his Department has had with the Government of China on the use of the death penalty in that country.

      Israeli Settlements: UN Resolutions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to comply with UN Security Council Resolution 2334 (2016).

      Iran: Capital Punishment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions his Department has had with the Government of Iran on the use of the death penalty in that country.

      Saudi Arabia: Capital Punishment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions his Department has had with the Government of Saudi Arabia on the use of the death penalty in that country.

      Christianity: Oppression

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to support Christians at risk of religious persecution in countries with a high level of...

      Israeli Settlements: UN Resolutions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the Government will retain its commitment to the UN Security Council Resolution 2334 (2016) (a) during negotiations on...

      Pakistan: Blasphemy and Religious Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the Government of Pakistan on the protection of religious minorities and the charge of...

      Pakistan: Capital Punishment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions his Department has had with the Government of Pakistan on the use of the death penalty in that country.

      USA: Capital Punishment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions his Department has had with the US Administration on the use of the death penalty in that country.

      Belarus: Capital Punishment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions his Department has had with the Government of Belarus on the use of the death penalty in that country.

      Israel: Bedouin

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Israeli counterpart on the planned demolition of the village of Khan Al-Ahmar in the...

  • Department for International Development

    • Yemen: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many Yemeni local and national non-governmental organisations received humanitarian aid from her Department in each of the last...

    • Afghanistan: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what estimate she has made of the (a) number of children of school age in Afghanistan, (b) proportion of such children who were not in...

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, which five countries have been the greatest recipients of UK foreign aid in each of the last three years.

      Afghanistan: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much funding her Department has allocated in aid to Afghanistan in each of the last three years; and on what that funding has been...

      South Sudan: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many South Sudanese local and national non-governmental organisations received humanitarian aid from her Department; and what...

      Montserrat: Economic Situation

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent assessment she has made of the long-term economic prospects for Montserrat.

      Syria: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether the Government plans to use drones to drop emergency aid in Syria; and if she will make a statement.

      Overseas Aid: Food

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to build capacity in countries facing a food crisis.

  • Department for Education

    • Overseas Students: Visas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions she has had with the Home Secretary on reintroduction of the post-study work visa.

    • Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much additional funding her Department would require in order to ensure that no school saw a cut in its budget for 2017-18 as part of the Schools...

      Students: Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Written Statement of 6 February 2017, HCWS458, on the sale of part of the English student loan book, how many graduates will have...

      Students: Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Written Statement of 6 February 2017, HCWS458, what assessment she has made of whether the sale of part of the English student loan...

      Students: Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Written Statement of 6 February 2017, HCWS458, what criteria will be used to assess the suitability of the buyer of the part of the...

      Schools: South Cambridgeshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she is taking to close the deprivation attainment gap in South Cambridgeshire constituency.

      Students: Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of the value to the public purse of the sale of the student loans book.

      Universities: Overseas Students

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of the implications for universities of the Universities UK report, entitled The economic impact of international...

      Pupils: Disadvantaged

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many students attending (a) comprehensive and (b) grammar schools in England are within each decile of the Income Deprivation Affecting Children Index.

      Pupils: Per Capita Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much (a) revenue and (b) capital funding was provided to each pupil in state (i) primary and (ii) secondary schools in each region and local...

      Erasmus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what representations she has made to her EU counterparts on the UK continuing to participate in the Erasmus programme after the UK leaves the EU.

      Teachers: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much her Department has spent on the Get into Teaching campaign in each year since its inception.

      Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate has been made of the total cost to all schools of the apprenticeship levy since the introduction of that policy.

      Higher Education: Admissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of the effect of the reduction in the student opportunity allocation announced by the Higher Education Funding Council...

      Pupils: Attendance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many school attendance orders have been issued in England since 2000.

      Students: Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many graduates in each parliamentary constituency will be affected by the decision to freeze the student loan repayment threshold in each year...

      Schools: Garsten and Halewood

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many schools in Garston and Halewood constituency receive subsidised milk under the European School Milk Scheme.

      Schools: Milk

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that all schools comply with the milk requirements of the standards for school food in England,...

      Universities: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what standards her Department sets for university counselling services.

      Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions her Department has had with the devolved administrations on the operation of the apprenticeship levy in each of those regions.

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much funding was available to schools in England in each year since May 2010.

      Class Sizes: Bristol

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the average class size is in primary schools in Bristol; and how many primary school classes in Bristol have more than 30 pupils.

      Mathematics: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the commitment made in Budget 2016 that Professor Sir Adrian Smith's review of the study of mathematics from 16 to 18 would report...

      Class Sizes: Southampton

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the pupil to teacher ratio is, including teaching assistants, is in (a) primary and (b) secondary schools in Southampton.

      Pupils: Newham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much (a) revenue and (b) capital funding was provided per pupil in state (i) primary and (ii) secondary schools in the London Borough of Newham in...

      Class Sizes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the pupil to teacher ratio, including teaching assistants, is in (a) primary and (b) secondary schools in England.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of families in Southampton, Itchen constituency make use of the 15-hours a week of free childcare for three and four-year olds.

      Special Educational Needs: Southampton Itchen

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of pupils in Southampton, Itchen constituency are in receipt of high needs block education funding.

      Johnson Kane

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what background checks were carried out on Johnson Kane, the co-founder and chief executive officer of the Education Fellowship Trust, in advance of...

      Pupil Numbers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the difference is between the number of pupils currently studying in England and the number forecasted in 2015.

      Schools: Admissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what progress the Government has made in strengthening the (a) rights of parents of summer born-children to defer the year of their child's entry to...

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of the effect of proposed reductions to school budgets set out in the new Schools National Funding Formula on children's...

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of the effect of proposed reductions to school budgets set out in the new Schools National Funding Formula on children's...

      Schools: Radicalism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent steps the Government has taken to tackle extremism in schools.

      Education: Trade Unions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what groups or working parties which her Department hosts or provides secretarial support to are routinely attended by representatives of education...

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many schools her Department consulted on the planned changes to school budgets set out in the new National Funding Formula.

      Further Education: Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 24 April 2017 to Question 71090, on Department for Education, how much spending was forecast on 16 to 19 education following...

      Department for Education: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the total payroll cost of her Department's Extended Ministerial Office was; and how many civil servants worked in that office during its existence.

      Johnson Kane

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what information her Department holds on Johnson Kane.

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of the potential effect of planned changes to school budgets set out in the new National Funding Formula on the level of...

      Free School Meals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many pupils are in receipt of free school meals in (a) England, (b) the South East and (c) Southampton.

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many representations her Department has had from head teachers (a) in favour of and (b) against the changes in funding for school budgets in the...

      Further Education: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much of her Department's budget for 16 to 19 education was underspent in each of the last three years.

      Further Education: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much of the Resource Departmental Expenditure Limit budget for 16 to 19 education, excluding apprenticeships, was reallocated to other budgets in...

      Further Education: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the Resource Departmental Expenditure Limit budget was for 16 to 19 education, excluding apprenticeships, in each of the last three years.

      Ada, National College for Digital Skills

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much the Government has spent on the National College of Digital Skills, Ada; and how much it plans to spend on Ada in each of the next three years.

      Truancy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many unauthorised absences from schools were recorded in (a) Woking constituency, (b) Surrey, (c) the South East and (d) England in each of the...

      Apprentices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate she has made of the proportion of employers who offer apprenticeships to 16 to 19-year olds in (a) Woking constituency, (b) Surrey, (c)...

  • Department for Culture, Media and Sport

    • Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Secondment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many (a) full-time and (b) part-time staff in her Department have been seconded from (i) businesses and (ii) charities.

    • Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Management Consultants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 7 March 2017 to Question 65680, on procurement, how much of the procurement spending in each of those years...

      Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Conditions of Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many and what proportion of staff employed by her Department are employed on a contract which is (a) full-time permanent, (b)...

      Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 2 March 2017 to Question 64995, on procurement, what estimate she has made of the total budget for managing...

      Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Secondment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many staff are seconded to her Department; and how many such staff are seconded from which companies and organisations.

      Broadband: Rural Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what steps the Government is taking to provide superfast broadband in (a) rural communities and (b) Gordon constituency.

      Television: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, whether she has made an assessment of the potential merits of ceasing the requirement for those serving in the military to hold a...

      Life

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, for what reasons £250 million was provided from the Tampon Tax Fund for the Life charity; and if she will make a statement.

      Life

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 20 April 2017 to Question HL6582, whether the Minister for Civil Society or another Minister made the...

      Sportsgrounds: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many stadiums in the UK had disabled access in (a) 2010 and (b) 2016.

      Nuisance Calls: Complaints

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many complaints concerning nuisance calls have been reported to the Information Commissioner's Office in each of the last seven years.

      Nuisance Calls

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what recent steps her Department has taken to reduce the number of nuisance calls.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Livestock Industry: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment she has made of the proportion of UK greenhouse gas emissions that come from livestock production (a)...

    • Dogs: Sales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if the Government will take steps to ensure that puppies are not sold without their mothers being present.

      Recycling: Publicity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to improve people's knowledge of the merits of recycling.

      Neonicotinoids

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 24 April 2017 to Question 71069, how many emergency authorisation applications for the use of...

      Curlews: Conservation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to (a) protect and retain habitats for the curlew and (b) further assist in fox and crow...

      Agriculture: Glyphosate

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to ensure that glyphosate continues to be available for use by farmers after the UK leaves the EU.

      Dogs: Sales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will make an assessment of the International Fund for Animal Welfare's proposals of February 2017 to (a) ban sales of...

      Dangerous Dogs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many defendants received the maximum permissible sentence under section 3 of the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 in each of the...

      Dangerous Dogs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many custodial sentences were given under section 3 of the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 in each of the last five years.

      Fly-tipping: Government Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what financial assistance the Government provides for land owners to clear their land after they have been the victims of...

      Fly-tipping: Fines

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 18 April 2017 to Question 70108, on fly-tipping, who receives the proceeds of fines for...

      Animal Welfare: Sentencing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will make it her priority to extend the maximum sentence which the courts can impose for offences involving animal...

  • Department for Exiting the European Union

    • Europol

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what discussions he has had with the (a) Prime Minister and (b) Home Secretary on the UK's participation in Europol after the UK has...

    • Joint Ministerial Committee

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, if he will consider the merits of including (a) the Mayor of London and (b) Members of the London Assembly at the next Joint...

      Department for Exiting the European Union: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of staffing levels of his Department.

      Department for Exiting the European Union: Conditions of Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, how many and what proportion of staff employed by his Department are employed on a contract which is (a) full-time permanent, (b)...

      Department for Exiting the European Union: Public Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, why his Department has not published spend greater than £25,000 since July 2016; and when that information will be published.

      EU Institutions: Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what estimate his Department has made of the number of job losses that will arise when the European Medicines Agency and the European...

      Department for Exiting the European Union: Freedom of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, how many staff in his Department respond to Freedom of Information requests.

      Department for Exiting the European Union: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, how many full-time equivalent third-party contractors and consultants his Department has employed since its establishment; and what...

      Department for Exiting the European Union: Legal Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, pursuant to the Answer of 27 January 2017 to Question 61331, what the total cost to his Department was of the court case R (Miller) v...

      EU law

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, with reference to paragraph 2.11, page 15 of the White Paper, Legislating for the United Kingdom's Withdrawal from the European...

      EU law

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what plans the Government has to include provision in the planned Great Repeal Bill to transpose the EU precautionary principle into...

      Department for Exiting the European Union: Secondment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, how many staff have been seconded to his Department from outside the Civil Service in the last six months.

      European Medicines Agency: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, how many people are employed by the European Medicines Agency; and how many of those people are British citizens.

      European Banking Authority: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, how many people are employed by the European Banking Authority; and how many of those people are British citizens.

      Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what progress his Department has made in securing a reciprocal agreement with the EU that guarantees existing rights of (a) EU...

      European Banking Authority: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on the Scottish health and life science sectors and wider economy of the...

      Drinks: Manufacturing Industries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what plans he has to ensure negotiations on the UK leaving the EU do not result in future job losses in Scotland's drinks...

      British Overseas Territories

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what discussions his Department has had with the Overseas Territories on the implications for those territories of the UK leaving the EU.

      European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, whether the Government plans to publish a regulatory impact assessment for the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill.

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, if he will make it his priority to secure residency rights for EU nationals living in the UK with British children or other dependents.

      Drugs: Manufacturing Industries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on the UK pharmaceutical industry of the UK no longer being part of the European...

  • Attorney General

    • Female Genital Mutilation

      To ask the Attorney General, how many people have been (a) prosecuted for and (b) convicted of female genital mutilation or associated offences.

  • Wales Office

    • Overseas Students: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what assessment he has made of the effect of the fall in the number of applications from EU nationals applying to study in universities in Wales since the...

    • Overseas Students: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what discussions he has had with the Welsh Government on steps to maintain the number of students from the EU applying to study at universities in Wales.

      ERASMUS: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what discussions he has had with the Cabinet Secretary for Education in the Welsh Government on the Erasmus programme in Wales.

      Horizon 2020: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what discussions he has had with the Welsh Government on the value of projects funded through Horizon 2020 in Wales.

      Brexit: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, pursuant to the Answer of 16 December 2016 to Question 57432, on Brexit: Wales, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential effect on...

      EU Grants and Loans: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what discussions the Government has had with the Welsh Government on future funding for any successor to the Wales-Ireland Co-operation programme.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Rape: Criminal Proceedings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the timetable is for the review of the use of rape complainants' sexual history during court cases.

    • Written Questions: Government Responses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, when her Department plans to respond to Question 66948, tabled by the hon. Member for West Bromwich East on 7 March 2017.

      Ministry of Justice: Written Questions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, when she plans to answer Question 66948, tabled on 7 March 2017 by the hon. Member for West Bromwich East.

      Offences against Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if she will bring forward legislative proposals to include (a) sports coaches and (b) youth leaders within the Positions of Trust provisions of section...

      Admissibility of Evidence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what information her Department holds on the number of occasions where judges have allowed evidence in breach of ss41 3 (c) (i) of the Youth Justice and...

      Personal Independence Payment: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what proportion of appeals to the Tribunals Service in Scotland relating to personal independence payments were successful in the latest period for...

      Young Offenders: Ethnic Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what comparative assessment she has made of the number of BAME young offenders in youth custody in (a) 2000-01 and (b) 2016-17.

      Prisoners' Release

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps the Government is taking to bring about the release of prisoners subject to a sentence of imprisonment for public protection who served their...

      Reoffenders: Sentencing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the maximum number of offences has been for which a person has been convicted prior to being sent to prison in the last five years.

      Sentencing: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent discussions she and officials of her Department have had with the Department of Justice in Northern Ireland on sentencing policy.

      Sentencing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, which criminal offences have had the maximum attributable penalty increased in the last 12 months.

  • Scotland Office

    • Overseas Trade: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what assessment his Department has made of the implications for Scotland's trading opportunities of the UK's decision to leave the EU.

    • Industry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that the Government's industrial strategy benefits Scotland and other parts of the UK equally.

      UK Trade With EU: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on Scotland's trade with EU countries of the UK leaving the EU.

      Devolution: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of provisions in the Great Repeal Bill on Scotland's devolved competencies.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Government Departments: Consultants

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much each government department has spent on external consultants in each of the last five years.

    • Pay: West Bromwich East

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many people working in West Bromwich East constituency earn less than £10 per hour.

      Zero Hours Contracts: West Bromwich East

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many people in West Bromwich East constituency are employed on zero-hour contracts.

      Cabinet Office: Cybercrime

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, which (a) elected officials and (b) civil servants of his Department have responsibility for its cyber security.

      Cybercrime

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether (a) Ministers and (b) officials of his Department have met representatives of the US Administration to discuss possible threats to web security.

      Self-employed: Married People

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many couples there are in the UK where both partners are self-employed.

      Cabinet Office: Staff

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many officials of his Department have applied for special leave to carry out work for non-government departments in the last nine months.

      Cabinet Office: Staff

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what his Department's policy is on allowing staff to take special leave to carry out work for non-government departments.

      Facebook

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much the Government spent from the public purse on targeted Facebook advertising to promote the planforbritain.gov.uk website.

      Government Departments: Evening Standard

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 24 March 2017 to Question 68738, when he plans to supply the answer referred to in the Answer.

      Infrastructure: Southampton

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much financial support Southampton has received from publicly funded projects and infrastructure investment over the last seven years.

      Equal Pay: Scotland

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate his Department has made of trends in the extent of the gender pay gap in the public sector in Scotland in the last five years.

      Investment: Ochil and South Perthshire

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much Government investment has been made in Ochil and South Perthshire constituency since 2015.

      Migration

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many British nationals are resident in non-UK EU countries; and how many non-UK EU nationals are resident in the UK.

  • House of Commons Commission

    • House of Commons: Security

      To ask the right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, how many people holding security passes for other Government Departments are granted...

  • Department for Transport

    • Railway Stations: Greater London

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much has been spent from the Access for All programme to improve the accessibility of railway stations in London.

    • Rolling Stock

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of new trains on delays on franchised routes.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • European Fighter Aircraft

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the purpose of Project Centurion which is being undertaken by the Royal Air Force; how long it will take; and how much it will cost.

    • Minesweepers

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy towards the use of unmanned overboard systems in Mine Counter Measures operations.

      Minesweepers

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what opportunities there are for increased interoperability between NATO members in Mine Counter Measures operations.

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Garden Bridge

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to ask the Competition and Markets Authority to investigate whether the procurement processes described in Dame Margaret Hodge's review...

    • Security Guards: Conditions of Employment

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the recent ruling in respect of the employment status of Uber drivers on the security industry; and what is their...

      Public Houses

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made implementing and enforcing the pubs code.

      Automation

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the impact on jobs of increasing automation, what steps they are taking to (1) assess new types of work which may arise, (2) stimulate new...

      Energy: Meters

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in relation to their target for the installation of smart meters, whether they will report on the quality of the training and certification of installers of...

      Energy: Meters

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will review the smart meter programme to ensure that safety requirements are being met in relation to consumers.

      Energy: Meters

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of (1) the training and qualification of installers of smart meters, and (2) the sufficiency and independence of the system of...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Sudan: Press Freedom

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Sudan regarding the abduction and torture of the journalist Phil Cox and the translator Daoud...

    • Darfur: Chemical Weapons

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to establish whether chemical weapons have been used against the civilian population in Darfur.

      Egypt: Christianity

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of reports that Egypt's Grand Mufti, Shawki Allam, has identified 3,000 fatwas inciting the destruction of churches...

      North Korea: Terrorism

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Anelay of St Johns on 5 April (HL6328), what discussions they have had with the investigating authorities to...

      Korea National Insurance Corporation

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Anelay of St Johns on 3 February (HL4923), whether they have anything to add to their reply about the activities...

      Andy Hall

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assistance they are providing to the British human rights activist Andy Hall who was convicted of defamation and computer crimes in Thailand in...

      United Nations: Public Appointments

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many appointments, other than as employees, to UN committees and agencies are held by representatives or citizens nominated by the UK; and what are those...

      Internet: British Indian Ocean Territory

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government who authorised the decision to allocate the British Indian Ocean Territory its own internet country code through IANA, operating under the domain name of .io.

      Internet: British Indian Ocean Territory

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they were consulted in relation to any matter connected with the operation of the .io internet domain.

      Internet Computer Bureau

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they indicated to the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) that they approved, and continue to approve of, the company Internet Computer...

      Internet: British Indian Ocean Territory

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the finding in the Internet Watch Foundation 2016 Annual Report, published on 3 April, that child abuse images were found...

      Internet: British Indian Ocean Territory

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Chagossian people benefit in any way from the revenues derived from the .io country code which represents the British Indian Ocean Territory.

      Nigeria: Human Rights

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their latest assessment of the human rights situation in Nigeria.

      Yemen: Human Rights

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their latest assessment of the human rights situation in Yemen.

      Burma: Human Rights

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their latest assessment of the human rights situation in Myanmar.

      Somalia: Human Rights

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their latest assessment of the human rights situation in Somalia.

      White Helmets

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the value of the White Helmets in humanitarian work in the Syrian conflict.

      White Helmets

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much financial assistance was provided by the UK to the White Helmets in (1) 2015–16, and (2) the current year to date.

      White Helmets

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how the activities of the White Helmets in Syria are observed and analysed; and by whom.

      White Helmets

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what reports they have received on the activities of the White Helmets in Syria; what are the sources of such reports; and what action was taken as a result.

      White Helmets

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of reported attacks on civilians in Syria by the White Helmets.

      Egypt: Christianity

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Egypt regarding the bombings of the Coptic churches in Alexandria and Tanta in April.

      Egypt: Christianity

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions, or meetings, they have had with (1) Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria, and (2) the leadership of the Coptic Church in the UK, regarding the...

      Gaza: Electricity

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the government of Israel and the UN concerning the restoration of electricity supplies to Gaza.

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the government of Israel regarding reports of the desecration of Islamic sites in the occupied Palestinian...

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the government of Israel regarding the conditions for Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails.

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the government of Israel following the shooting by Israeli police officers of the activist Muhammad Amira.

      Kemal Hawwash

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what support they are giving to Professor Kemal Hawwash of Birmingham University who has been denied access to both Israel and the Occupied Palestinian...

      Israeli Settlements

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel regarding the reported piping of sewage by Israeli settlers from Carmel, onto the land of Umm...

      Internet: British Overseas Territories

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there are any British Overseas Territories, other than the British Indian Ocean Territory, that have their own domain name; and what part they played...

      Gibraltar: Sovereignty

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to seek support from other EU member states for the UK's position on Gibraltar.

      China: Diplomatic Relations

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to strengthen diplomatic relations with China.

      Hong Kong: Politics and Government

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they last made representations to the government of China regarding democracy in Hong Kong.

      Middle East: Crimes against Humanity

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect prosecution of those alleged to be responsible for genocide and war crimes in Iraq and Syria will begin.

      Middle East: Military Intervention

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Turkey about reports of the aerial bombardment on 25 April in Derek in Northern Syria and Shingal in...

      Middle East: Military Intervention

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what information they have about the number and condition of casualties following reports of an aerial bombardment on 25 April in Derek in Northern Syria and...

      Iraq: Military Intervention

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Turkey about the aerial bombardment by Turkish forces on 25 April in Iraq's Sinjar region.

      Iraq: Military Intervention

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the number of casualties following the aerial bombardment by Turkish forces on 25 April in Iraq's Sinjar region; and what...

      Israel: Bedouin

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to call for prompt and full payment of compensation in cases of death, personal injury, demolition of buildings or confiscation of...

      Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they will take in the light of the decision of the Supreme Court in Iran not to free dual British-Iranian national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe; and...

      North Africa: EU Immigration

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in implementing the EU’s Khartoum Process in North Africa; and what resources have been committed to date.

      Bahrain: Torture

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the finding of the UN Special Rapporteurs on Summary Executions, Torture and the Independence of Judges and Lawyers that the...

      Bahrain: Torture

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the risk that Mohamed Ramadhan and Husain Moosa will be executed in Bahrain while the Bahraini Special Investigations...

      Bahrain: Torture

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the refusal of the Bahrain Ombudsman to release the details of his investigation into Mohamed Ramadhan and Husain...

      China: Trade Promotion

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the statement by the Prime Minister’s spokesman on 7 February that she would be visiting China later this year to discuss trade ties,...

      Chechnya: LGBT People

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, following reports of the arrest, detention, torture and alleged murder of gay men in Chechnya, whether they will undertake discussion in the EU Council of...

  • Department for Education

    • Children: Disability

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what they are doing to support the provision by children's services of short breaks for families with disabled children.

    • Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government why the most recent Ofsted publications setting out the various issues to be taught in (1) personal, social and health education, and (2) sex and...

      Apprentices: Child Benefit

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the statement by the Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills on 19 April (HC Deb, col 713), how they calculated the figure of £200 million...

      Universities: Refugees

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many university places were awarded to people with refugee status in the UK in each year between 2010 and 2016.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Sexual Offences: Criminal Injuries Compensation

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much was paid in compensation to persons subject to (1) rape, and (2) other sexual offences, by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board in each of the...

    • Winchester Prison

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the number of staff at HMP Winchester adequately trained in suicide and self-harm prevention has only increased from 41 per cent to 61 per cent...

      Prisoners: Suicide

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of the proportion of staff in all custodial institutions who are adequately trained in suicide and self-harm prevention.

      Prisoners: Suicide

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Keen of Elie on 3 April (HL6247), what are the measures that will be put in place to help support prisoners who are at...

      Business: Fraud

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the timetable for publishing their response to their call for evidence on corporate liability for economic crime.

      Legal Services Board: Public Appointments

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will commence the appointment process for the position of chair of the Legal Services Board which becomes vacant at the end of April.

  • Department for Culture, Media and Sport

    • Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they have taken to clarify with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) the extent to which ICANN has a duty of care to...

    • Internet: Regulation

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to require that all internet domain registries that are recognised by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority follow the policies adopted...

      UN Convention for Protection of Cultural Property in Event of Armed Conflict

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they plan to ratify (1) the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict, and (2) the Protocols to that...

      Disadvantaged

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made on the implementation of the Life Chances programme; and what are their future plans for the Life Chances Fund.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Pesticides

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the recommendations of the March 2017 report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food on pesticide use in agriculture, what steps...

    • Supermarkets: Marketing

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what evidence they have that UK supermarkets sell products using the names of non-existent farms and other businesses.

      Fly-tipping

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have to reduce the amount of fly tipping in the UK; and when any such proposals will be introduced.

  • Home Office

    • ClearSprings Group

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to assess the condition of premises provided by Clearsprings Ready Homes Ltd to accommodate refugees and asylum seekers; and how...

    • Security Guards: Regulation

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they next intend to review the regulations issued under the Private Security Industry Act 2002; and what representations they have received about those...

      Entry Clearances: India

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford (HL6314), how many Indian nationals were applicants for (1) visas for study using sponsor...

      Refugees

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will (1) permit, and (2) encourage, persons resident in the UK to sponsor close relations with refugee status to enter the UK for family reunion.

      Business: Human Rights

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government  what plans they have to introduce legislation to enable prosecution of a parent company where human rights abuses are found further down the supply...

      Business: Human Rights

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to introduce a new criminal offence of failure to prevent human rights abuses, as recommended by the Joint Committee on Human Rights in...

      Slavery

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are planning to require public bodies to include a statement on slavery and human trafficking in their annual report and accounts.

      Slavery

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they plan to publish a list of companies that are required to report under the transparency in supply chains provisions of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

      Entry Clearances: Nepal

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Nepalese university students entered the UK during each of the last five years for the purposes of (1) higher education, and (2) further education;...

      Domestic Violence

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many incidents of domestic violence against (1) women, and (2) men, were recorded in 2016.

      Domestic Violence

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many incidents of domestic violence against women were recorded as having occurred in the workplace in 2016.

      Domestic Violence: Convictions

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many convictions for domestic violence against (1) women, and (2) men, were obtained in 2016.

  • HM Treasury

    • Productivity

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effect of Brexit on the UK's GDP per hour worked, in comparison to (1) Germany, (2) France, and (3) Italy.

    • Chewing Gum: Taxation

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to the introduction of a tax on chewing gum to be used to fund local authority clean-up programmes for discarded gum.

      Motor Vehicles: Taxation

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of the total amount of taxation raised from road users in all forms related to their road use, including through VAT and other duties,...

      Charities: Taxation

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to review the application of the Common Reporting Standard to small charities, including Parochial Church Councils, that are currently...

      Financial Services: Fines

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government on which occasions the Financial Conduct Authority imposed a financial penalty on a firm or individual since 2007.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Public Sector: Procurement

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the report by Gary Sturgess Just Another Paperclip? Rethinking the Market for Complex Public Services, published by the Business...

    • Government Departments: Procurement

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to exclude from government procurement contracts companies that do not undertake appropriate human rights due diligence, as recommended...

      Public Sector: Procurement

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have for co-operation between the UK and other EU member states on joint procurement after Brexit.

  • Department for International Trade

  • Department of Health

    • NHS: Directors

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many non-medical directors employed in NHS Hospital Trusts and NHS England earn more than the Prime Minister.

    • Chiropody

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to regulate the use of the description chiropodist in relation to the advertising of services to the public.

      Smoking: Mental Illness

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government when the Smoking Prevalence in Adults with Serious Mental Illness Data Set presented in the Clinical Commissioning Group Outcomes Indicators Set will be...

      Smoking: Mental Illness

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they are analysing data on smoking status captured in the Mental Health and Learning Disability Data Set; and whether all users of those services will be...

      Smoking: Mental Illness

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will publish data captured within the Mental Health and Learning Disability Data Set on smoking status.

      Smoking: Mental Health Services

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans have been made to assess whether Mental Health Trusts will have become smoke free by 2018, in line with the recommendation in the Mental Health...

      Domestic Violence

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many NHS hospital admissions were recorded as being the result of domestic violence in 2016.

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