Written answers

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

  • HM Treasury

    • Minimum Wage

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 12 July 2017 to Question 3508, on the minimum wage, what proportion of the identified arrears have been recovered.

    • Public Sector: Pay

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect of the public sector pay cap on living standards for public sector workers.

      Cabinet Office: Research

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what research his Department has (a) conducted and (b) commissioned on the difference between public and private sector pay, (i) in general and (ii) for...

      Public Sector: Pay

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what information his Department holds on the proportion of public sector employees who are (a) at the top of their relevant pay scale or (b) did not receive...

      Non-domestic Rates: Appeals

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the current number of outstanding business rate appeals lodged with the valuation office is.

      Revenue and Customs: Staff

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many customer relationship managers are employed in HM Revenue and Customs high net worth unit.

      Taxation: Image rights

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many cases HM Revenue and Customs currently has open investigating tax payments on offshore image rights.

      Crowdfunding

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to change the rules governing the level of business lending allowed through non-bank finance providers including peer-to-peer platforms...

      Williams and Glyn Fund

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to give non-bank finance providers access to the Williams and Glyn fund on the same commercial terms as banks.

      Crowdfunding

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the proposals to allow the Bank of England to provide lending through peer-to-peer platforms.

      Financial Services

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of trends in net lending to small and medium-sized businesses by (a) banks and (b) peer-to-peer platforms since the EU...

      Crowdfunding

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to support the development of peer-to-peer lending business platforms.

      Saudi Aramco

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether, and on what date he or officials of his Department have met with representatives of the Government of Saudi Arabia to discuss the scheduled Saudi...

      Financial Institutions

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what representations he has received from the financial services sector on whether financial institutions may leave the UK once the UK leaves the EU.

      Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, on what evidential basis his Department has chosen to exclude from the scope of the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information...

      Plastic Surgery: VAT

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether HM Revenue and Customs plans to conduct a review of VAT charges on cosmetic surgeries; and if he will make a statement.

  • Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission

    • Electoral Register

      To ask the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, how much the Commission has spent on direct advertising to increase...

    • Electoral Register: Young People

      To ask the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what data the Commission holds on how many 18 to 25-year olds live in...

      Ballot Papers

      To ask the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, how many and what proportion of postal ballot papers were declared null...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Children: Poverty

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of children were living in poverty in Cardiff Central constituency in each year for which data is available.

    • Children: Poverty

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of children were living in poverty in Torfaen in each year for which data is available.

      Universal credit: Zero Hours Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to his Answer of 12 July 2017 to Question 3072, how many people are engaged in zero-hour contracts and in receipt of universal credit.

      Universal Credit: Christchurch

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the timetable is for roll-out of universal credit in Christchurch; and what the deadline for completion of that roll-out is.

      Jobseeker's Allowance: Zero Hours Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what his policy is on jobseeker's allowance claimant sanctioning for (a) refusing an offer of a zero-hours contract and (b) leaving a...

      Universal Credit: Coventry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the timetable is for roll-out of universal credit in Coventry.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when his Department's examination of rent arrears and universal credit will be completed.

      Pension Credit: Eligibility

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that all those people eligible for pension credit are aware of their eligibility.

      Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many complaints about health assessors were investigated by each accredited professional body in each year since 2010-11 in relation to...

      Occupational Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when the Government plans to publish its White Paper on defined benefit pensions.

      State Pension Age Independent Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when the Government plans to publish its response to the Cridland review.

      Occupational Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to ensure that workers receive clear information about their pensions pots.

      Occupational Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to reduce explicit and implicit costs for workers saving into pensions.

      Jobcentres

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, in what circumstances his Department will pay claimants' travel costs to and from Jobcentre appointments; and what guidance his Department...

      Universal Credit: Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will provide a telephone helpline for hon. Members and their staff to make enquiries for constituents on universal credit cases.

      Personal Independence Payment: Parkinson's Disease

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people with Parkinson's disease have received personal independence payment at the (a) disability living standard, (b) daily living...

      Social Security Benefits: Glenrothes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people living in Glenrothes constituency were subject to benefit sanctions in each month between May 2015 and June 2017.

      Employment and Support Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many employment and support allowance claimants with (a) cystic fibrosis, (b) rheumatoid arthritis, (c) motor neurone disease, (d)...

      Employment and Support Allowance: Parkinson's Disease

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people with Parkinson's disease have been placed in the (a) support group and (b) work-related activity group with a prognosis...

  • Home Office

    • Police: North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police officers at (a) Lancashire, (b) Greater Manchester, (c) Cumbria, (d) Merseyside and (e) Cheshire Constabulary identify as...

    • Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 13 July 2017 to Question 3893, whether her Department records the number of times each police force declares a...

      Police National Computer

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many wanted suspects are currently on the Police National Computer; and how many such wanted suspects have been on the Police National...

      Domestic Violence: Homicide

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many women murdered in each year since 2010 had made contact with the police about abuse.

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether EU nationals who paid £65 for a document to prove permanent residency status will have to pay a fee to apply for settled status.

      Crimes of Violence: Acids

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans she has to compile and publish data on the incidence of acid attacks by local authority area; and if she will make a statement.

      Crimes of Violence: Acids

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans she has to make possession of acid in public an offence, equivalent to possession of a knife; and if she will make a statement.

      Control of Poisons and Explosives Precursors Regulations 2015: Acids

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what representations she has received on amending the Control of Poisons and Explosives Precursor Regulations 2015 to make (a) sulphuric...

      Psychoactive Substances Act 2016: Reviews

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when her Department plans to publish its framework for the review of the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 as set out in section 58 of that Act.

      Safer Neighbourhood Teams: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many Safer Neighbourhood teams were operational in the West Midlands on 1 January 2010.

      Knives: Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, further to the Press Release of 18 July 2017 Home Secretary Takes Further Action to Tackle Knife Crime, when she (a) plans to issue the...

      Crimes of Violence: Acids

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many attacks with corrosive substances there were in (a) the UK, (b) London and (c) the London Borough of Newham in each of the last...

      Migrant Camps: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent discussions she has had with the French authorities on the living conditions of young children at refugee camps; and what...

      Terrorism: Syria

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent estimate she has made of the number of people resident in the UK who have visited and returned from Syria over the last 10...

      Counter-terrorism: Newham

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, (a) how much of the Prevent programme has been spent and (b) on which initiatives in the London Borough of Newham in each of the last five...

      Prisoners' Release: Terrorism

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people convicted of terrorist offences since 2001 have been released from prison and are (a) resident in an approved premise and...

      Police: Vacancies

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the current vacancy rate for detectives in each police force.

      Radicalism

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to her Written Statement of 12 July 2017, HCWS39, how many UK-based extremist organisations were identified by her Department's...

      Gatwick Airport

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the average queuing time at Gatwick Airport is.

      Heathrow Airport

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the average queuing time at London Heathrow Airport is.

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 18 July 2017 to Question 4802, how (a) employers, (b) landlords, (c) banks and building societies, (d) the DVLA...

      Fruit: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether EU nationals who work in the UK soft fruit sector will be able to continue to work in the UK after the UK leaves the EU.

      Refugees: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when the Government's commitment to transfer 480 unaccompanied child refugees to the UK will be met.

      Drugs: Rehabilitation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions she has had with her counterparts at the Department for Health and the Ministry of Justice on the potential merits of...

      Home Office: Welsh Language

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, which online services provided by her Department are available in the Welsh language on request only.

      Home Office: Ministerial Policy Advisers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many special advisers she employs in her Department (a) in total, (b) who are women and (c) who are from ethnic minority backgrounds.

      Rape

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people were charged with the offence of rape in each of the last five years in England and Wales.

      Protection of Freedoms Act 2012

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what post-legislative scrutiny her Department has carried out on the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012; and if she will make a statement.

      Muslim Brotherhood: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what conclusions her Department's internal review into the funding of UK Islamist extremist groups has reached on the financing of the...

      Radicalism

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what definition her Department used for Islamist extremism for the purposes of its report on the funding of Islamist extremism in the UK.

      Radicalism

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will publish the list of UK-based Islamist extremist groups identified in the Department's internal review into the funding of...

      Police

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the adequacy of the number of detectives in each police force.

      Crimes of Violence: Acids

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what progress her Department is making on the review of the legal and criminal justice response to acid attacks.

      Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Answer of 24 April 2017 to Question 71197, on fraud, for what reasons the Government does not assess police spending...

      Police: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Answer of 24 April 2017 to Question 71221, whether the police budget has decreased in real terms since 2010.

      Police: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Answer of 21 April 2017 to Question 70888, what assessment she has made of the effect of changes to funding to police...

      Police: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Answer of 24 April 2017 to Question 71262, on police: finance, what the timescale is for completing the process for...

      Home Office: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate her Department has made of the potential number of Acts or parts of Acts that will be subject to repeal as a result of the...

      Violence against Women and Girls Ministerial Group

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many times and on which dates the Inter-Ministerial Group on Violence Against Women and Girls has met since 13 October 2016.

      Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what compensation payments her Department has made at the request of the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman in each of the last...

      Drugs: Misuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make it a criminal offence for a landlord to fail to stop or remove a tenant found to be using illegal drugs in their property...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Devolution: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, pursuant to the Answer of 10 July 2017 to Question 2967, which devolved authority has responsibility for salaries and allowances in the absence...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Occupational Pensions: British Telecom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when her Department plans to issue guidance to clarify the extent to which the Crown guarantee covers (a) existing pension...

    • Convention On the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to Section 3.3 of the Culture White Paper, published in March 2016, if she will provide a timetable on the...

      Sports: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what national funding sources are available to sporting bodies in Wales for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

      Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many (a) male and (b) female members of staff in her Department are paid more than £150,000.

  • Department of Health

    • Incontinence: Medical Equipment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much was spent on incontinence products by (a) Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, (b) University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay, (c) Blackpool Teaching...

    • NHS Shared Business Services: Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many contracts are currently held by NHS Shared Business Services in NHS Trusts in (a) England and (b) the North West region of England.

      NHS: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, on what date he plans to write to the NHS Pay Review Body to set the remit of the 2018-19 review; and what restrictions exist on when he can write that...

      Health Professions: Vacancies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of vacancies in (a) nursing and (b) midwifery in each English NHS trust; and if he will instruct NHS Digital to...

      Piperacillin-tazobactam: Side Effects

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of the side effects of the drug Tazocin; and what guidance NHS trusts in England are following on the...

      Dementia: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to ensure patients with dementia continue to receive timely access to new treatments after Britain leaves the EU.

      Dental Health: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many and what proportion of children aged five have dental disease in each local authority area of England.

      Dementia: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to ensure greater parity between research in dementia care and bio-medical research on dementia.

      Health Services: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department takes to measure the amount of NHS funds spent on health services for children each year; and what estimate he has made of the...

      E. Coli: Dorset

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will place in the Library copies of the reports made by Public Health England into the outbreaks of E. coli variant 055 in Dorset in 2014-15; and...

      NHS: Buildings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 17 July 2017 to Question 4557, when he plans to reach an agreement with NHS England on the revisions to NHS England Premises...

      Department of Health: Private Finance Initiative

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 17 July 2017 to Question 4502 on Department for Health Private Finance Initiative, if he will publish the full value-for-money...

      Breast Cancer: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent progress has been made on improving the consistency of implementation of bisphosphonates for the prevention of secondary breast cancer.

      Medical Records

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether the NHS is permitted to accept medical records and rely on medical tests undertaken by health services in other countries.

      University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust: Vacancies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, for what reasons University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Trust has been unable to fill 1,042 vacancies as at the end of June 2017; and if he will...

      Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, which clinical commissioning groups fund (a) acupuncture, (b) reflexology, (c) psychological interventions, (d) psychodynamic interpersonal therapy, (e)...

      Health Services: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether there is a mechanism to measure delays in the NHS treatment encountered by British citizens when moving back to the UK from abroad.

      Blood: Contamination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will list the (a) people and (b) organisations who were invited to the roundtable meeting on the contaminated blood inquiry on 20 July 2017.

      Sugar

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 4 July 2017 to Question 2048, what steps Public Health England has taken to encourage (a) all businesses and (b) businesses in...

      Social Work: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many applications have been made for social work bursaries for students commencing courses in September 2017; and how many and what proportion of...

      Dental Health: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the Answer of 24 April 2017 to Question 70314, what progress his Department has made on determining the scope of and implementing the...

      Health Services: Liverpool

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what target (a) NHS Improvement and (b) Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group have set for intended Care Quality Commission rating of services within...

      Irritable Bowel Syndrome

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if NHS England will take steps to produce a strategy to reduce the incidence of irritable bowel syndrome; and if he will make a statement.

      Parkinson's Disease: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps are being taken to ensure that the Government's commitment to prioritise mental health across the NHS benefits people with Parkinson's disease.

      Brain Cancer: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of trends in the level of funding for research into brain cancer.

      Surrogate Motherhood: Lone Parents

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the timetable is for the introduction of the Remedial Order relating to the Human Fertility and Embryology Act to allow single people to apply for...

      Depressive Illnesses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent assessment he has made of the level of support interventions available for socially isolated and vulnerable people suffering from depression.

      Prisoners: Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what specific medical provision has been put in place for prisoners who are over 60 years of age.

      Pregnancy: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department has taken to increase awareness of perinatal mental health during antenatal classes.

      Community Health Services: Liverpool

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he expects to appoint a provider of Liverpool community trust services; and what criteria are being used to identify that provider.

      Physician Associates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress his Department is making on introducing statutory regulation of physician associates in the NHS; and if he will make a statement.

      Action On Smoking and Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what funding his Department provided to Action on Smoking and Health in 2016-17; what funding his Department plans to provide to that group over 2017-18;...

      Cancer: Euratom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he had with his Cabinet colleagues on the potential effect on cancer patients of the Government's decision to leave Euratom, before that...

      Maternity Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 13 July 2017 to Question 4054, whether the recommendations in the national neonatal review are intended to inform the...

      Locums: Accident and Emergency Departments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 18 July 2017 to Question 4862 on Locums: Accident and Emergency Departments, how much each NHS Trust spent on locum staff in...

      Pregnancy: Depressive Illnesses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how his Department plans to engage with the PANDAS Foundation Pre and Postnatal Depression Awareness Week from 4 September to 10 September 2017.

      Opiates: Misuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he plans to respond to the report, entitled Reducing opioid-related deaths in UK, published on 12 December 2016 by the Advisory Council on the...

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Construction: Payment Methods

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when his Department plans to publish the (a) Pye Tait research and (b) consultation documents on the practice of cash...

    • Companies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when the Government plans to publish its response to the Corporate Governance Reform consultation.

      Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he has made an assessment of the effect of the distribution of research and development establishments on...

      Industry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has made an assessment of the effect of a sectoral approach to industrial strategy on regional...

      Post Offices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when he plans to publish a response to the Post Office consultation that closed in December 2016.

      Solar Power: Feed-in Tariffs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what his policy is on feed-in tariffs for solar energy.

      Nuclear Reactors

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment he has made of the potential contribution of small modular nuclear reactors to UK energy supply.

      Post Offices: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether there will be further closures of Crown post offices in addition to those announced in January 2017.

      Trading Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the effect of local government funding changes on the operations of trading standards...

      Railways: Fife

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when he plans to announce a decision on Government funding for the Levenmouth Rail Link as part of the Edinburgh and...

      Natural Gas: Storage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will direct the Oil and Gas Authority under the provisions of the Energy Act 2016 to investigate the financial...

      Natural Gas: Storage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will direct the Oil and Gas Authority under the provisions of the Energy Act 2016 in the public interest to...

      Mineworkers' Pension Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many people are in receipt of a pension from the Mineworkers Pension Scheme; and how many of those people are in...

      Iron and Steel: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate he has made of the expected tonnage of the UK steel pipeline as a result of public sector procurement in...

      Energy: Meters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Answer of 20 April 2017 to Question 70526, on energy: meters, what the cost was of installing...

      Energy: Meters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Answer of 24 April 2017 to Question 70526, on energy: meters, what was linked to the change in...

      Energy: Meters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Answer of 20 April 2017 to Question 70525, for what reasons SMETS1 meters will continue to be...

      Foreign Companies: Registration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when his Department plans to publish its response to the consultation on Overseas companies and other legal entities...

      Mineworkers' Pension Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what representations he has received from the Mineworkers Pension Scheme Trustees on surplus-sharing arrangements.

      Energy: Meters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Answer of 20 April 2017 to Question 70619, on energy meters, what level of allowance has been...

      Energy: Meters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Answer of 20 April 2017 to Question 70617, what recent estimate his Department has made of the...

      Directors: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will ensure that listed companies publish the ratio of executive pay to the average pay of the broader UK workforce.

      Company Law: Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many people have been (a) prosecuted and (b) convicted for offences related to the non-disclosure of Person of...

      Telephone Services: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 19 July 2017 to Question 4647, what steps he is taking to ensure firms comply with the...

      Trading Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the effect of changes to funding from central government for local authorities on the...

      Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of the creation of a locally-based network of energy...

      Business: Floods

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government on support for...

      Business: Solar Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans he has to provide incentives for businesses to adopt rooftop solar energy installations.

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Welsh Language

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, which online services provided by his Department are available in the Welsh language only on request.

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate his Department has made of the potential number of Acts or parts of Acts that will be subject to repeal...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Warships: Shipbuilding

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 26 June 2017 to Question 435, what assessment he has made of the effect on the shipping industry of the time taken to publish...

    • Maritime Patrol Aircraft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 18 July 2017 to Question 4675, what elements of maintenance, repair and overhaul work in relation to the P-8A programme will...

      Boeing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 18 July 2017 to Question 4675, if he will list the components to be manufactured at Boeing's planned factory in Sheffield that...

      Boeing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 18 July 2017 to Question 4675, which companies had representatives at that event in Seattle.

      Warships: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what discussions he has had with Aircraft Carrier Alliance prime contractors on procurement of new RFA Fleet Solid Support ships.

      Military Bases: York

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what analysis was conducted of military sites in the City of York before the publication of his Department's Better Defence Estates strategy.

      Armed Forces Compensation Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many armed forces compensation scheme claims were turned down due to the claimant exceeding the seven year time limit before submitting a claim in...

      Ministry of Defence Police: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of Ministry of Defence Police recruitment.

      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.

      Military Bases: York

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

      Defence Vetting Agency: Young People

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

      Civil Servants: York

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

      Reserve Forces: York

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

      Armed Forces: Housing

      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...

      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.

      Kohima Museum

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

      Gamecock Barracks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of changes to the level of (a) military, (b) civilian and (c) contracted staff employed at Gamecock Barracks as a result of...

      Military Bases: York

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

      Ministry of Defence: Military Bases

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

      Gamecock Barracks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, which military units he plans to locate at Gamecock Barracks as a result of the proposals in his Department's Better Defence Estate report, published in...

      Ministry of Defence: Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much his Department has spent on armed forces careers helplines in each of the last five years.

      Ministry of Defence: Policy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Infrastructure and Projects Authority Annual Report on Major Projects 2016-17 published on 18 July 2017, what assessment he has...

      Military Decorations: World War II

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many (a) Arctic Stars and (b) Bomber Command clasps have been issued to date.

      Military Decorations: World War II

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will take steps for the issuing of a full medal for Bomber Command veterans.

      RAF Northolt: Aviation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether he plans to take steps to replace revenue lost from commercial flights as a result of closing RAF Northolt's runway for eight months.

      RAF Northolt: Aviation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the runway at RAF Northolt is a code 3 runway with a landing distance of 1,354 metres; and whether there are plans to change the categorisation...

      RAF Northolt: Aviation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many additional shifts air traffic controllers were required to work above the number specified in their contracts at RAF Northolt last 12 months.

      RAF Northolt: Aviation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much is received in payment for the use of RAF Northolt for commercial flights.

      Aircraft Carriers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans are in place to establish a joint US-UK experimental aircraft carrier force unit.

      Corrie McKeague

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will provide an update on the search for the missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague.

      Military Bases: York

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment his Department has made of the safety and suitability for house building of military sites in the City of York.

      Armed Forces: Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much funding has been allocated to his Department's Defence People Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy.

      Ministry of Defence: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much his Department spent on goods and services provided by small and medium-sized enterprise in each of the last five years.

      Armed Forces: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many personnel in the (a) Royal Navy, (b) Army and (c) RAF have completed trauma risk management training in each of the last five years.

      Armed Forces: Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what provision will be made for former spouses of service personnel following divorce or separation as part of his Department's Defence People Mental...

      Ministry of Defence: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the proportion of new contracts placed competitively by his Department was in each of the last five years.

      Army: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the This is Belonging campaign by the Army was marketed to 16 to 24 year-olds in lower socio-economic groups.

      Armed Forces Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many armed forces personnel claimed the Armed Forces Independence Payment in each year (a) before 6 April 2005 and (b) from 6 April 2005.

      Ministry of Defence: Billing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to page 5 of his Department's Finance and Economics Annual Bulletin - Trade, Industry and Contracts 2016, how much was paid through (a)...

      Ministry of Defence: Billing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the total value was of invoices provided by foreign-owned organisations in (a) dollars, (b) euros, (c) sterling and (d) other currencies processed...

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • Social Rented Housing: Prosecutions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many prosecutions there have been in England for the illegal sub-letting of local authority or housing association property...

    • Social Rented Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the number of local authority and housing association properties in England which are currently...

      Children: Dental Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to the Answer of 25 April 2017 to Question 70856, what plans he has made to co-ordinate local authority...

      Housing: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to the Answer of 25 April 2017 to Question 70859, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of...

      Right to Buy Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what discussions his Department has had with relevant stakeholders including, housing associations, builders and developers on...

      Trading Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps he can take to require trading standards departments to enforce regulations.

      Housing: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether he has received (a) representations or (b) reports on an increase in discrimination against non-UK EU nationals in...

      High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, which local authorities have made requests for central government funding to help with fire safety on tower blocks; how much...

  • Scotland Office

    • Local Growth Deals: Ayrshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what discussions he has had with business and local representatives on the Ayrshire Growth Deal.

    • Railways: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on funding for reinstatement of the Levenmouth Rail Link as part of the Edinburgh and South East...

  • Women and Equalities

    • Sanitary Protection: VAT

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what funding the Government Equalities Office plans to make available to tackle period poverty; and whether she plans to meet her equivalent in the...

    • Equal Pay

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what estimate she has made of the gender pay gap in (a) Hampstead and Kilburn constituency, (b) London and (c) the UK in each year since 2010.

      LGBT People: Neath

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what recent steps she has taken to remove barriers to inclusivity for LGBT individuals in Neath constituency.

      Equality Act 2010

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what plans she has to amend the Equalities Act.

  • Department for Transport

    • Railways: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what contingency plans will be put in place if the handover of the Core Valley Lines asset from Network Rail to the Welsh Government does not take place.

    • Cardiff Central Station

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether all the relevant permissions and authorities have been secured to enable the transfer of control over investment and responsibility for...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to publish the decision on whether to create a (a) parkway station on the M18 route and (b) northern loop from Sheffield connecting to...

      Railways: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the effects of the planned introduction of driver-only operations by Arriva Rail North on disabled passengers.

      Bus Services: Concessions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the merits of introducing free weekend bus schemes akin to those being trialled by the Welsh Government and...

      Railways: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he will take to ensure that all proposals for the removal of qualified Guards from train routes, including the Northern route, are required...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if his Department will make an assessment of the accuracy of the costings set out in the report into High Speed 2 by Michael Byng.

      Crossrail 2 Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he expects to announce his decision on the business case submitted by Transport for London for Crossrail 2.

      Railways: Tickets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the introduction of part-time season tickets on train fare revenue.

      London-Brighton Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Answer of 21 March 2017 to Question 68148, if he will take steps to safeguard for transport purposes critical land in the...

      Govia Thameslink Railway

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Answer of 25 July 2016 to Question 43366, for what reasons the requirements for services to be Driver Only Operation were (a)...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate his Department has made of the construction and electrification costs to enable HS2 trains to run from Sheffield Midland to Crofton; and...

      Midland Main Railway Line: Rolling Stock

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will take steps to ensure that all rolling stock on the Midland Mainline will be compliant with disability discrimination legislation by 2020.

      High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the estimated cost of the construction and electrification work to enable HS2 trains to run from Toton to Sheffield Midland is; and whether that...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the planned start and completion dates of construction work are on the (a) Toton to Leeds, (b) Toton to Sheffield Midlands and (c) Sheffield...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • China: Ethnic Groups and Religious Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what progress has been made on the issue of restrictions on religious freedoms and discrimination against ethnic minorities in...

    • China: Falun Gong

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the Chinese Government on the (a) treatment of Falun Gong practitioners in China and...

      Sri Lanka: Foreign Relations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when he last met his Sri Lankan counterpart; and the subjects that were discussed at that meeting.

  • Department for International Development

    • Developing Countries: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the (a) effect of growing resistance to drugs and insecticides in developing countries and (b) new...

    • Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what plans she has to improve oversight of the UK Aid Strategy across Government; and what assessment she has made of the potential...

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether her Department plans to assess official development assistance spending by other Government departments against the...

      Democratic Republic of Congo: Humanitarian Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what additional resources her Department has provided to the humanitarian relief operations in the Kasai region of the Democratic...

      Malaria: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment her Department has made of the level of global funding available for combating malaria; and what assessment her...

      Palestinians: Humanitarian Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to provide humanitarian assistance to Palestinians who are being made homeless as a result of...

      Developing Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how the Government plans to safeguard and prioritise the UK international development sector in the negotiations on the UK leaving the EU.

  • Department for Education

    • Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to her oral statement of 17 July 2017 on school funding, Official Report, column 565, from which projects the £250 million in 2018-19...

    • Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to her oral statement of 17 July 2017 on school funding, Official Report, column 565, what efficiencies and savings there will be from her...

      Schools

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to her oral statement of 17 July 2017 on school funding, Official Report, column 565, how the planned 30 new schools to be delivered by the...

      Department for Education: Cost Effectiveness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to her Statement of 17 July 2017, Official Report, column 565, if she will provide a breakdown of the proposed £420 million in spending...

      Sex and Relationship Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the proposed timetable is for the engagement process on the scope and content of (a) relationship education for primary school children and (b)...

      Pupils: Per Capita Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate she has made of the number of secondary schools in England that will not meet the £4,800 floor per pupil funding in (a) 2018-19 and...

      School Milk

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment her Department has made of (a) levels of support among parents for and (b) the potential health benefits to young children of...

      Greater Manchester University Technical College

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the total capital and revenue cost to the public purse was of the Greater Manchester University Technical College was in each year since it...

      Schools: Oldham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of the adequacy of school places in Oldham following the closure of Collective Spirit Free School.

      Schools: Chipping Barnet

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when she expects the rebuilding of Cromer Road School and the Pavilion School, Chipping Barnet to commence.

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 27 June 2017 to Question 873, what discussions she has had with (a) hon. Members representing for London constituencies, (b)...

      Written Questions: Government Responses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when she plans to respond to Question 4640, tabled by the hon. Member for High Peak on 12 July 2017 on children: day care.

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to her oral statement of 17 July 2017, Official Report, column 564, if she will publish a list of schools in England which were classified as...

      Special Educational Needs: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to her oral statement of 17 July 2017 Official Report, column 564, whether she plans to protect funding for pupils with additional needs in...

      Pupils: Per Capita Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to her oral statement of 17 July 2017 Official Report, column 564, whether the three per cent increase in per pupil funding for underfunded...

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to her oral statement of 17 July 2017 Official Report, column 567, what estimate she has made of the value of the core schools budget in 2021-22.

  • Church Commissioners

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Elephants: Conservation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to protect elephants against the illegal wildlife trade.

    • Food: Sales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to promote the sale (a) in the UK and (b) globally of food produced in the UK.

      Hedges and Ditches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to preserve verges and hedgerows as valuable reserves for wildlife.

      Transport: Exhaust Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether local authorities are required to consider the potential implications for air quality when making decisions on (a)...

      Lynx: Kielder Forest

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential safety risk to the public of reintroducing the Eurasian lynx to the Kielder Forest.

      Cattle: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he has plans to bring forward legislative proposals to ban the transport of live cattle overseas when the UK leaves...

      Animal Welfare: Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many crimes relating to animal cruelty have been reported in each of he last three years.

      Sewers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to upgrade the sewage system and phase out combined sewers.

      Air Pollution: EU Law

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether EU Directive 2008/50/EC on Air Quality will be transposed into UK law.

      Agriculture: Glyphosate

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what his policy is on the use of glyphosate by farmers.

      Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of developing an air quality strategy to improve the capacity of the...

      Sewage: Boats

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate he has made of the amount of waste water being released from residential and non-residential boats.

      Eels

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment his Department has made of the fishing industry's compliance with the Eels (England and Wales)...

      Fly-tipping

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many actions were taken against fly-tipping in (a) Barnsley and (b) nationally in each of the last seven years; and how...

  • Department for Exiting the European Union

    • EU Immigration: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, with reference to paragraph 6 of his Department's policy paper Safeguarding the position of EU citizens in the UK and UK nationals in...

    • Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, if he will publish or place in the Library records of his negotiation meetings with his EU counterparts.

      UK Trade with EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what his most recent assessment is of the prospects for frictionless trade with the EU after the UK leaves the EU.

  • Attorney General

    • Ivory: Sales

      To ask the Attorney General, how many prosecutions there have been for the illegal trade in ivory in each of the last five years.

    • Prison Sentences

      To ask the Attorney General, if he will provide funding to advertise and raise public awareness of the process to refer unduly lenient sentences.

  • Wales Office

    • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what legal advice he has sought on whether a Legislative Consent Motion is required from the Welsh Assembly before the European Union (Notification of...

    • Sport: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on increasing participation rates of children in Wales in sport.

      Tidal Power: Cardiff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what steps his Department is taking to promote renewable energy through tidal power in Cardiff Central constituency.

      Radicalism: Cardiff Central

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, if he will discuss the effectiveness of the deradicalisation programme in Cardiff Central constituency with the Home Secretary.

      Mental Health Services: Neath

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health on the adequacy of provision of sport in Neath constituency to help to tackle mental...

      Radicalism: Neath

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what steps he is taking to protect children in Neath constituency who are at risk of radicalisation.

      Marine Environment: Vale of Clwyd

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what recent steps the Government has taken to promote marine life in the Vale of Clwyd.

      Tidal Power: Vale of Clwyd

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what steps his Department is taking to promote tidal power in the Vale of Clwyd as a source of renewable energy.

      Radicalism: Neath

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what discussions he has had with the Home Secretary on the effectiveness of the Government's de-radicalisation programmes in Neath constituency.

      Veterans: Neath

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Defence on the availability of sporting facilities for former service personnel with...

      Dangerous Dogs: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what steps he has taken to ensure that dangerous dogs in (a) Neath constituency and (b) Wales are electronically chipped.

      Sports: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on participation rates of children in sport in Wales.

      Radicalism: Cardiff Central

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what steps the Government is taking to protect children in Cardiff Central constituency who are at risk of radicalisation; and if he will make a statement.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Prisons and Probation Ombudsman

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, when he plans to respond to the 2016-17 annual report by the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman.

    • Legal Ombudsman

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, when the office of the Ombudsman will be placed on statutory footing.

      Employment Tribunals Service: Social Security Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what proportion of appeals to the Tribunals Service in (a) Coventry, (b) the West Midlands and (c) England related to (i) personal independence...

      Employment Tribunals Service: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the effect of employment tribunal fees on people's ability to access justice.

      Prison Officers: Death

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what discussions he has had with the Prison Officers Association on recent trends in the number of deaths among prison officers; and if he will make a...

      Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether the Government plans to commission an independent review of the implementation and effectiveness of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of...

      Prison Sentences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much would be saved within his Department if prisoners in England and Wales were jailed at the EU average.

      Courts: Eastbourne

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he will take to engage with local stakeholders on planning alternative provision when Eastbourne magistrates court, county court and family...

      Personal Independence Payment: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average waiting time for personal independence payment appeal hearing was in (a) Barnsley and (b) nationally in each year since 2010.

      Immigration: Legal Aid Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many children under 18 (a) applied for and (b) were granted legal aid through the Exceptional Case Funding Scheme in immigration cases in 2016-17.

      Ministry of Justice: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what estimate his Department has made of the potential number of Acts or parts of Acts that will be subject to repeal as a result of the provisions in...

      Criminal Injuries Compensation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many (a) over-payments and (b) under-payments were made by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority in (i) 2015-16 and (ii) 2016-17.

      Drugs: Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people have been convicted for the supply and production of Class (a) A, (b) B and (c) C drugs in each of the last five years; and how many of...

      Prison Sentences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to ensure that prison is reserved only for the most dangerous, violent and persistent offenders.

      Probation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will end privatisation within the probation service, increase staffing and resources for the service, and give the service a greater role in...

      Reoffenders: Sentencing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will end the discounting of sentences for repeat offenders.

      Fines

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will introduce new fine levels including a fixed amount and an amount variable according to an offender's crime.

      Coroners

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he has made any assessment of whether autism diagnoses should be recorded in coroners' reports.

      Rape: Trials

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, in how many of the rape cases which went to trial the complainant dropped the charges against the defendant in each of the last five years.

      Leigh Day

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will publish all emails from his Department to the Solicitors Regulation Authority on Leigh Day.

      Sexual Offences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will update the 2013 Overview of Sexual Offending in England and Wales joint official statistics bulletin on sexual violence.

      Rape: Convictions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what (a) number and (b) proportion of rape trials ended in conviction in England and Wales in each of the last five years.

      Rape: Convictions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people convicted of rape in each of the last five years in England and Wales pleaded (a) guilty and (b) not guilty.

      Ministry of Justice: Welsh Language

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, which online services provided by his Department are available in the Welsh language on request only.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Public Sector: Coventry South

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, (a) how many and (b) what proportion of constituents in Coventry South constituency worked in the public sector in each year for which data is available.

    • Social Services

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 4 July 2017 to Question 1153 on social services, what steps he is taking to ensure that the consultation into social care...

      Young People: Coventry South

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many people aged between 18 and 25 in Coventry South constituency were on the electoral register for the 2017 General Election.

      Young People: Coventry South

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many people aged between 18 and 25 in Coventry South constituency were recorded in the latest census estimate.

      Cabinet Office: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the level of carbon emissions from his Department's buildings in each year since 2015.

      Cabinet Office: Consultants

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much (a) his Department and (b) each (i) non-departmental public body and (ii) executive agency for which his Department is responsible spent on...

      Cabinet Office: Advertising

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much was spent on advertising by (a) his Department and (b) each of its (i) non-departmental public bodies and (ii) executive agencies in each year...

      Cabinet Office: Consultants

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether, and at what cost, consultants have been contracted to carry out (a) marketing, (b) polling, (c) focus group and (d) other promotional activity...

      Cabinet Office: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate his Department has made of the potential number of Acts or parts of Acts that will be subject to repeal as a result of provisions in the...

      Cabinet Office: Welsh Language

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, which of his Department's online services are only available in the Welsh language on request.

      Cabinet Office: Official Hospitality

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many receptions his Department has hosted for representatives of print and broadcast media since 2015; how much each such reception cost; and how...

      Cabinet Office: Sick Pay

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the cost of sickness pay to staff in his Department was in the most recent year for which figures are available.

      Electoral Register

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of the Electoral Commmission's recommendation for electors that reside in multiple properties...

      Electoral Register

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of harmonising the electoral register that is compiled and maintained by Electoral Registration...

      Electoral Register: East Ham

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the number of eligible electors in East Ham constituency who are not registered to vote in the 2017 UK General Election.

      Zero-hours Contracts: Barnsley East

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

      Cabinet Office: Research

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what research his Department has commissioned from The Hay Group; and of what value those contracts are.

      Prime Minister: Brexit

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much and what proportion of his Office's expenditure has been identified as relating to its work on the UK leaving the EU.

      Civil Servants: Pay

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether the Government has received the results of any consultation on Civil Service pay levels in the last 12 months.

      Government Departments: Procurement

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what proportion of Government purchasing currently comes from small and medium-sized enterprises.

      Public Sector: Jarrow

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many and what proportion of people in Jarrow constituency worked in the public sector in each year for which data is available.

      Voting Behaviour

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps he is taking to ensure people can vote only once in an election.

      Fixed-Term Parliaments Act 2011

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will seek to repeal the Fixed Terms Parliament Act 2011.

      Electoral Register: Proof of Identity

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 4 July 2017 to Question 2214, on electoral register: proof of identity, which local authorities his Department is currently...

      Rape

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made to the proportion of rapes in England and Wales which were unreported in each of the last five years.

      Civil Servants: Pay

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will publish in bands of £25,000 the number of (a) men and (b) women employed in the Civil Service who earn over £100,000 per annum.

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • Religious Buildings: Islam

      Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth on 5 July (HL16), whether they have criteria by which they monitor and review UK mosques and Islamic centres,...

    • Domestic Violence: Social Rented Housing

      Her Majesty's Government, in the light of the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 26 June (HL101), whether their proposed legislation on domestic violence will include a provision...

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