Written answers

Friday, 17 November 2017

  • Department for Transport

    • Transport: Per Capita Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 26 October 2017 to Question 108962, on transport: per capita costs, if he will provide equivalent data for 2016-17 onwards.

    • Railway Stations: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many and what proportion of stations on the rail network do not have staff available to assist disabled passengers who arrive at a station without...

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • Department for Communities and Local Government: Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, which public telephone lines for his Department's services are charged at higher rates; and how much was taken by each such...

    • Housing: Timber

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what support his Department provides to increase the number of modular housing built with timber frames.

      Grenfell Tower: Fires

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many (a) households and (b) children who previously lived in Grenfell Tower were still living in hotels or bed and...

      Housing: Students

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Oral Statement of 6 November 2017, Official Report, column 1212, how many of the 26 student residential...

  • HM Treasury

    • Diesel Vehicles: Taxation

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to paragraph 5.11 of the Spring Budget 2017 that the Government will explore the appropriate tax treatment for diesel vehicles, and will...

    • Landfill Tax: Tax Yields

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the amount accrued to the public purse in landfill tax in each of the last five years by region.

      Treasury: Official Hospitality

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to his Department's publication HMT minsters' meetings, hospitality, gifts and overseas travel: 1 April to 30 June 2017, published on 13...

      Tobacco: North Wales

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many enforcement actions for the sale of illegal tobacco products have taken place in North Wales in which locations in each of the last 10 years.

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Commercial Secrets: EU Law

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 10 November 2017 to Question 111271, on commercial secrets: EU law, what the planned...

    • Conditions of Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what progress he has made in making written contracts of employment a legal requirement for all employees regardless of...

      Space Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential for industrial growth in the space industry comparing...

      Space Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many indigenous launch companies were successful in the most recent development grant funding round for a satellite...

      Conditions of Employment: Parents

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how his Department plans to monitor and evaluate the (a) implementation of and (b) uptake of the ACAS guidance on...

      Royal Bank of Scotland: Small Businesses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial...

      Enterprise Finance Guarantee Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial...

      Royal Bank of Scotland: Small Businesses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial...

      Social Services: Minimum Wage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 10 November 2017 to Question 111014, on social services: living wage, what representations he...

      Companies: Ownership

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Answer of 19 April 2016 to Question 34108 on foreign companies: property, if he will provide the...

      Fireworks: Sales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will take steps to ban the public sale of fireworks that are not silent.

      Energy: Meters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that consumers can keep smart meters when they switch energy suppliers.

      Fossil Fuels: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with representatives of the Scottish oil and gas industry on how that industry can benefit...

      Postal Services: North West Durham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the effect of the privatisation of Royal Mail on the provision of postal services in...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he plans to issue a correction to comments he made about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe in his evidence to the Foreign...

    • Turkey: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his counterpart in Turkey on the protection of (a) freedom of assembly, (b) freedom of the...

      South Georgia: Fisheries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to prevent over-fishing in the South Georgia seas.

      Burma: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the human rights situation in Rakhine State, Myanmar.

      Russia: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to his counterpart in Russia on (a) human and (b) LGBT rights.

      Russia: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the state of (a) human rights, (b) LGBT rights, (c) the freedom of the press and (d)...

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, which public telephone lines for his Department's services are charged at higher rates; and how much was taken by each such...

      Yemen: Foreign Relations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, which members of the Government will attend the next meeting of the Quint nations on Yemen.

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many staff appointed after 24 June 2016 in his Department hold a post that includes work on the UK leaving the EU.

      Iran: Embassies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will publish the total fee income of the British Embassy in Iran for (a) Legal Proceedings, (b) Emergency Assistance and...

      Counter Proliferation and Arms Control Centre

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many full-time equivalent members of staff work within the Counter Proliferation and Arms Control Centre; and how many such...

      Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will publish a response to the latest charges against Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe following her appearance before the...

      Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the outcome was of discussions he had with his Iranian counterpart after charges were brought against Nazanin Zaghari...

      Companies: Ownership

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will publish correspondence between his Department and the Government of Bermuda on its policy on beneficial ownership of...

      Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Iranian counterparts on the release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe since his Select...

      Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Iranian counterpart on the case Nazanin Zahari-Ratcliffe since 4 November 2017; and if...

      British Overseas Territories: Companies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, which of the Overseas Territories currently have (a) non-public and (b) public registers of beneficial ownership.

      British Virgin Islands: Companies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the Government of the British Virgin Isles on (a) automatic exchange of beneficial...

      Islamic State

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to tackle the rise of IS-affiliated groups in Yemen, Libya and North Africa.

      British Overseas Territories: Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with representatives of British Overseas Territories on providing those territories with observer...

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Working Conditions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to improve the (a) physical and (b) mental wellbeing of staff employed in his Department.

  • Department for Education

    • Education: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what targets she has for exports in education in each of the next three years; and if she will make a statement.

    • Primary Education: Sex and Relationship Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will make it her policy to allow parents to remove their child from relationships education classes in primary schools.

      Free School Meals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of children were eligible for free school meals in (a) York and (b) the UK in each of the last five years.

      Schools: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what statutory support is provided in schools for young people with mental health conditions.

      Universities: Admissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether she has made an assessment of the effectiveness of steps taken by Oxford and Cambridge Universities to improve access and widen participation...

      Department for Education: Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, which public telephone lines for her Department's services are charged at higher rates; and how much was taken by each such telephone line in the last...

      Schools: Nutrition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many schools received a visit from a qualified and registered nutritionist in each of the last three years.

      Department for Education: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many staff appointed after 24 June 2016 in her Department hold a post that includes work on the UK leaving the EU.

      Maternity Services: Apprentices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many people were undertaking a senior healthcare support worker (maternity support) apprenticeship at level 3 within an NHS trust at the latest...

      Maternity Services: Apprentices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many apprenticeship training providers are ready to deliver the senior healthcare support worker (maternity support) apprenticeship at level 3.

      NHS Trusts: Apprentices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much NHS trusts have paid apprenticeship training providers since 6 April 2017; how much of that spending has been on senior healthcare support...

      Pupils: Diabetes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that all schools have a policy for the care of pupils with Type 1 diabetes.

      Breakfast Clubs: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 30 October 2017 to Question 109743, how much of the £26 million of funding to expand breakfast club provision will be...

      Wakefield City Academies Trust

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 30 October 2017 to Question 109401, how many of the schools formerly within the Wakefield City Academies Trust have been...

      Apprentices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many of the apprenticeship training programmes which the Education and Skills Funding Agency quality approved six months ago are still (a)...

      Sign Language: GCSE

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 11 September 2017 to question 9014, on sign language: GCSE, for what reason it is not Government policy to include British...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • G4S: Electronic Tagging

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he has taken to improve the effectiveness of G4S in delivering electronic tagging services.

    • Prisoners: Mental Illness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many (a) male and (b) female prisoners who have been identified with mental health issues (i) have been subsequently moved to a secure mental health...

      Ministry of Justice: Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, which public telephone lines for his Department's services are charged at higher rates; and how much was taken by each such telephone line in the last...

      Prisoners: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many women in prison have received an adjudication for refusing to (a) transfer to a different prison and (b) move to a different wing within a prison.

      Reoffenders: Unemployment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what estimate he has made of the number of people who lost their job after being recalled to prison in each quarter in each of the last five years.

      Prisoners: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of risk assessments for cell-sharing in prisons.

      Legal Aid Scheme: Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many of the calls received by the Mandatory Civil Legal Advice Gateway in each year since 2013 have been referred for face-to-face advice, for each...

      Prison Officers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent estimate he has made of the number of prison officers required to maintain safe staffing levels in prisons.

  • Prime Minister

    • Brexit: Impact Assessments

      To ask the Prime Minister, when she was shown the summaries of the sectoral analyses collated by the Department for Exiting the European Union; and if she will make a statement.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Ministry of Defence: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many staff appointed after 24 June 2016 in his Department hold a post that includes work on the UK leaving the EU.

    • Armed Forces: Bereavement Counselling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many members of staff working in the Bereavement and Aftercare Support Service have received training for their duties in that service since 2014;...

      Armed Forces: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many welfare case officers have been appointed in the armed forces to support an individual on the Vulnerable Risk Management (VRM) system; and what...

      Armed Forces: Funerals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, on what date the Army Drill Manual directions for military funerals were last revised; and if he will make a statement.

      Armed Forces: Medical Records

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, on what date he made it his policy to allow personal information to be passed from a Senior Medical Officer and a Regimental Medical Officer to civilian...

      Armed Forces: Bereavement Counselling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether a support mechanism has been developed with medical and welfare staff for the use of bereavement and aftercare support staff; and if he will...

      Armed Forces: Counselling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department has conducted a review of its Welfare Groups examining the (a) relevance, (b) timeline and (c) methods by which information is...

      Defence Medical Services: ICT

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what changes have been made to the Defence Medical Information Capability Programme in relation to (a) regular and (b) reserve personnel since 2014; and...

      Warrior Armoured Vehicle

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 4 July 2017 to Question 2038, on armoured fighting vehicles, when he plans to make an investment decision on the number of...

      Ministry of Defence: Saudi Arabia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether officials of his Department in discussions with Saudi officials are critical of the actions and policies of the Saudi Government; and if he will...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of claimants of universal credit in full service areas by each stage of roll-out, including pilots, have gained...

    • Universal Credit: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment he has made of the potential effect of the roll-out of universal credit on the health and wellbeing of disabled...

      Jobcentre Plus: Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans he has to make Jobcentre Plus telephone lines free of charge.

      Department for Work and Pensions: Working Conditions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department is taking to improve the (a) physical and (b) mental wellbeing of staff employed in his Department.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Grasslands: Conservation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to retain and protect meadowlands habitats in the UK.

    • Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans he has to reply to the letter of 14 June 2017 from the hon. Member for Weston-Super-Mare on behalf of Organic...

      Air Pollution: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans he has to reduce indoor air pollution and the associated public health effects of household pollutants.

      Sheffield Station: Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the levels of pollution in and around Sheffield Midland train station.

      Animal Breeding: Game

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to ban purpose-bred pheasants and partridges for the shooting industry.

      Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the criteria are for successful applications by local authorities for funding from the Government's Clean Air Fund.

      Curlews: Conservation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he has taken to protect the red-listed curlew; and if he will meet the Southern Curlew Forum to assist in the...

      Pet Travel Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many pet passports have been issued in each of the last five years.

      Black Grouse: Conservation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many black grouse there were in the UK in each of the last five years.

      Beverage Containers: Recycling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will make representations to Cornwall Council on increasing the quantity of beverage cartons it recycles.

      European Chemicals Agency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the Government plans to seek the UK's continued participation with the European Chemicals Agency, as set out under...

      Water Charges: Schools

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the average water and sewerage charge was for schools across local authorities in the North West in 2016-17.

  • Home Office

    • Gun Sports

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether any civilian target shooting club in the UK is approved by her Department to use armour piercing or explosive ammunition.

    • Grenfell Tower: Fires

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many of the total number of applications for a 12 months leave to remain visa made under her Department's discretionary policy for...

      Immigrants: Southwark

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people living in (a) Camberwell and Peckham constituency and (b) the London Borough of Southwark have (i) been detained for...

      European Border and Coast Guard Agency

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the UK plans to seek (a) observer status at or (b) formal participation in the European Border and Coast Guard Agency after the UK...

      European Asylum Support Office

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Government plans to seek formal operational cooperation with the European Asylum Support Office as set out in that office's...

      Refugees: Sexual Offences

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the recommendation of page 5 of the Women for Refugee Women's report, We are still here, published in November 2017, if...

      Immigrants: Detainees

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she has taken to develop alternatives to immigration detention on the basis of support and engagement in the community.

      Bail: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many bail applications were made by EU nationals held in immigration detention in the last 12 months; and how many of those applications...

      Skilled Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of the value to the UK economy of mid-level skills or those at Standard Occupational Classification...

      Refugees: Syria

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many refugees have been resettled under the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme.

  • Scotland Office

    • Scotland Office: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, how many staff appointed after 24 June 2016 in his Department hold a post that includes work on the UK leaving the EU.

  • Department for Exiting the European Union

  • Department for International Trade

    • Department for International Trade: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what funding his Department has made available to support the work of delivery partners in (a) the English regions and (b) overseas.

    • Department for International Trade: Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, which public telephone lines for his Department's services are charged at higher rates; and how much was taken by each such telephone line...

      Trade Agreements: USA

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 31 October 2017 to Question 109062, whether the Government plans for the trade remedies investigating authority to...

      World Trade Organisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what steps his Department is taking to encourage World Trade Organisation (WTO) members to meet their obligations under Article 25 of the...

      Department of Trade: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many staff appointed after 24 June 2016 in his Department hold a post that includes work on the UK leaving the EU.

      Department for International Trade: Visits Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, which countries he has visited on official business in the last 12 months.

      Trade Agreements: Turkey

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what discussions he has had with representatives of the Turkish Government about the future trading relationship between the UK and Turkey...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Cybercrime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 3 November 2017 to Question 109965, if she will place in the Library a copy of the letter sent to...

    • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many staff appointed after 24 June 2016 in her Department hold a post that includes work on the UK leaving the EU.

      Tickets: Sales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps her Department is taking to reduce the prevalence of the resale of tickets at inflated prices for theatrical,...

  • Department of Health

    • Health Services: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps the Government is taking to hold NHS England and NHS Improvement to account about the failure of the NHS to meet the 18-week referral to...

    • Eyesight: Testing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many sight tests were carried out on the NHS in each clinical commissioning group area in the last 12 months for which data is available; and how...

      Eyesight: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much was spent from the public purse on each category of eye research by the (a) National Institute for Health Research and (b) Medical Research...

      Eyesight: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions his Department has had with medical research organisations on the potential use of stem cells research and gene therapies to improve eye...

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to encourage the take-up of flu vaccination in people with chronic respiratory disease.

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential relationship between the uptake of the flu vaccination in people with chronic respiratory...

      Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many men have received the HPV vaccine through the HPV vaccination pilot for men who have sex with men; and how many such men received (a) one dose,...

      Cataracts: Surgery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the waiting times have been for cataract surgery in each clinical commissioning group in each of the last three years.

      Cancer: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans =he-she has to reform the process for (a) appraisal and (b) funding of life-extending medicines for cancer patients.

      Malnutrition: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many children were admitted to hospital with malnutrition as a (a) primary or (b) secondary condition in (i) England, (ii) each clinical...

      Malnutrition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people were admitted to hospital with malnutrition as a (a) primary or (b) secondary condition in (i) England, (ii) each clinical commissioning...

      Breast Cancer: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to improve patient access to preventative drugs for breast cancer.

      Lung Cancer: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to introduce the matchstick procedure to treat lung cancer on the NHS.

      Surgery: Waiting List

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 18 October 2017 to Question 10723, on waiting lists, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that the NHS takes all...

      Knee Replacements: Surgery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how long is the average waiting time for a double knee replacement operation on the NHS.

      General Practitioners: Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress he has made on the development of medical indemnity insurance for GPs.

      Injuries: Accident and Emergency Departments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many patients were admitted via accident and emergency with a primary diagnosis of dislocation, fracture, joint injury or amputation in each month of...

      Injuries: Accident and Emergency Departments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many patients were admitted via accident and emergency with a primary diagnosis of a muscle or tendon injury in each month of the financial years (a)...

      Air Pollution: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the finding of the World Health Organisation's report, Preventing Noncomunicable...

      NHS: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to allocate funding to the NHS to finance the lifting of the NHS pay cap.

      General Practitioners: Attendance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the funding per patient is awarded to Babylon Health as part of its GP appointment trial.

      General Practitioners: Attendance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he has had with Babylon Health on the criteria for that company to refuse to accept patients for the GP appointment trial.

      Thyroid Gland: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effect of the non-availability of Lithyronine on the NHS on patients who have previously being prescribed that drug.

      Pupils: Diabetes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Education on guidance to (a) primary and (b) secondary schools on ensuring that they...

      Thyroid Gland: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to ensure Lithyronine sold by third parties meets legal requirements and its safe sale for patients to use.

      Medicine: Internet

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of the UK leaving the EU on the price of medication sold online by third parties.

  • Women and Equalities

  • Home Office

    • Terrorism: Organised Crime

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to invite the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation to report on the increasing links between terrorist organisations and...

    • Electronic Surveillance: USA

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the UK participates in the US Prism surveillance programme; if so, what role the UK plays; how much that participation costs; and what assessment they...

      Immigrants: Detainees

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their response to the finding in the report by Women for Refugee Women, We are still here, published on 1 November, that survivors of sexual and...

      Offences against Children

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the police, social workers or other relevant authorities can be prosecuted or otherwise punished for failing to follow up information about sex grooming...

      Counter-terrorism

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the fundamental British values as identified by the Prevent strategy, with particular reference to Islamist extremism

      British Nationals Abroad: Syria

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 6 November (HL2663), of the 850 UK linked individuals of national security concern who...

      Terrorism: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 6 November (HL2663), how many individuals who took part in the conflicts in Syria and Iraq...

      National Wildlife Crime Unit: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans, if any, they have permanently to fund the National Wildlife Crime Unit to ensure that the proposed ivory ban can be enforced.

      Entry Clearances: Overseas Students

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 10 October (HL Deb, col 106), what assessment they have made of the compatibility of their...

      Deportation: EU Nationals

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of their enforcement of Article 45 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union which permits member states to remove...

      Dublin Regulations

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the need for a replacement for the Dublin III Agreement on refugees when the UK leaves the EU.

      Immigrants: Detainees

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many assessments of the suitability of detention made by the Detention Gatekeeper have resulted in (1) the detention of an individual, and (2) an individual...

      Nationality: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the right of UK-born nationals in Northern Ireland to choose British, or Irish nationalities, or both, after...

      Migrant Workers: Fees and Charges

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much revenue the Immigration Skills Charge, introduced in April 2017, has raised to date.

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Nuclear Power

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to publish a nuclear industry sector deal alongside the industrial strategy White Paper; and if not, when a nuclear industry sector deal...

    • Nuclear Power

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what proposals are being considered for inclusion within the nuclear industry sector deal.

      Greenhouse Gas Emissions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will publish a nuclear and renewable energy roadmap setting out specific interim targets to implement the pathways set out in the Clean Growth...

      Nuclear Reactors

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they plan to publish the results of phase one of the small modular nuclear reactors competition.

      Cost of Energy Independent Review

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their response to the Cost of Energy Review published in October.

      Nuclear Power

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what recommendations, if any, of the Cost of Energy Review will be included within the nuclear sector deal.

      Manufacturing Industries: Digital Technology

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Lord Henley on 2 November (HL Deb, cols 1434-5), in implementing the Made Smarter Review what arrangements they will...

      Domestic Appliances: EU Law

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what advice and guidance they will offer to (1) importers, (2) retailers, (3) installers, and (4) consumers, in advance of EU Regulation 2016/426 on Gas Appliances...

      Domestic Appliances: EU Law

      To ask Her Majesty's Government which body will be the “notified body” with regard to EU Regulation 2016/426 on Gas Appliances after the UK leaves the EU; and what system will be in...

      Domestic Appliances: EU Law

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have complied with the requirement under the transition from the old Gas Appliance Directive to EU Regulation 2016/426 on Gas Appliances to...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Burma: Rohingya

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Burma regarding current events in Rakhine state.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • National Insurance Credits

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have any plans to allow women who do not claim Child Benefit due to a parent earning above £50,000 and who do not realise they are losing out on...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Thames Tideway Tunnel

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the light of regulation 5(1) of the Water Industry (Specified Infrastructure Projects) (English Undertakers) Regulations 2013, which provides that “the...

    • Pesticides

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what scientific research is being undertaken to identify natural alternatives to chemical pesticides; and whether this will be a priority for funding after Brexit.

      Fisheries

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the level of unauthorised fishing that takes place in British waters.

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