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Written answers

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

  • Department for Transport

    • Bicycles: Hire Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what powers local authorities in England have to regulate bike share schemes within their boundaries.

    • Transport: Schools

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what (a) financial and (b) other support will be made available to schools to promote (i) walking to school and (ii) other modes of active travel for...

      European Maritime Safety Agency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the UK plans to seek formal co-operation with or third country participatory membership of the European Maritime Safety Agency after the UK...

      European Aviation Safety Agency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the UK plans to participate in the European Aviation Safety Agency after the UK has left the EU.

      Offshore Industry: Helicopters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment his Department has made of trends in the safety of helicopter transport in the offshore oil and gas sector.

      Offshore Industry: Helicopters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent information his Department holds on trends in the cost of insuring commercial helicopter flights in the North Sea oil and gas industry...

      European Union Agency for Railways

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to Article 75 of EU Regulation 2016/796, whether the UK plans to seek formal third country participation with the European Union Agency...

      Consett Station

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has made an assessment of the feasibility of reinstating the train station in Consett; and if he will make a statement.

      Air Transport Agreements

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to ensure agreements are in place between each EU member state and the UK to enable the provisions of the European Common...

      Buses: Tyres

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will estimate the cost of including a check on the age of tyres as part of the annual MOT test of public service vehicles.

      Department for Transport: Social Media

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many people in his Department with responsibility for social media are employed on a (a) full and (b) part-time basis.

      Roads: East Yorkshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to ensure rural areas, like East Yorkshire, have adequate road connections to the strategic road network which...

      Transport: North East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on additional transport infrastructure investment for the North East ahead of Autumn...

      Road Traffic Control: North East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much the Government plans to spend out of the Congestion Relief programme on projects in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside and (c) the...

      Department for Transport: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what proportion of contracts awarded by his Department went to British-based companies between May 2010 and November 2017.

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 16 October 2017 to Question 106036, on the United Kingdom Holocaust Memorial Foundation, for what...

    • National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what estimate the Government has made of the proportion of visitors to the Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre who will...

      National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what estimate the Government has made of the total cost to the public purse of the proposed Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre.

      National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, for what reasons the Government decided that the Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre should not be located at the Imperial...

      Sustainable Communities Act 2007

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, which local authorities, parish and town councils have submitted proposals to his Department under the Sustainable Communities...

      Immigrants: Stoke On Trent

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what funding has been provided to Stoke-on-Trent constituency through the Migration Fund; and how much of that provision has...

      Social Rented Housing: Fire Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what financial assistance he plans to provide to local authorities to support their investigations into the safety of cladding...

      Building Regulations: Fires

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether the publication of Dame Judith Hackitt's interim report is planned to take place on or before 21 December 2017.

      Green Belt

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to protect green belt land.

      Opportunity and Integration Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to the Answer of 16 October 2017 to Question 106973 ,what plans his Department has to include the...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Press Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the World Press Freedom Index 2017, which noted a decline in press freedom in 62.2...

    • Oman: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the Government's policy is on protecting Oman's security, sovereignty and territorial integrity.

      China: Freedom of Expression

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to the Chinese Government on ensuring protection for bloggers and writers exercising freedom of...

      Turkey: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department has taken to help secure the release of writers, academics, teachers and lawyers arrested following...

      North Korea: Foreign Relations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his US counterpart on international efforts to pursue dialogue with North Korea; and if...

      Nuclear Weapons

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has made any representations to the recent International Symposium on Nuclear Weapons at the Vatican.

      Nuclear Disarmament

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he plans to make to the UN High-Level Conference on Nuclear Disarmament in May 2018.

      Armed Conflict: Minerals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations were made by the Government to the EU during the drafting of the EU Conflict Minerals Regulation (EU)...

      Nigeria: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what advice and support his Department is providing to people from the UK, including missionaries and humanitarian workers, who...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Northern Ireland Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what estimate he has made of the (a) cost and (b) number of staff involved in the independent review on the salaries of members of the Northern...

  • Department for International Development

  • Department for Education

    • Social Workers: Labour Turnover

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate she has made of the employee turnover rate for social workers in (a) Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council, (b) the North East and (c)...

    • Children in Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps her Department is taking to reduce the number of looked-after children being placed 20 miles or more outside the boundary of their local...

      Social Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that local authorities provide adequate pastoral support for social workers; and if she will make a...

      Politics: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether she plans to add political education to the national curriculum.

      Children: Poverty

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate her Department has made of the number of children who are at risk of experiencing hunger during the school Christmas holidays in 2017.

      Teachers: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if her Department will continue to fund the Autism Education Trust to help ensure that teachers in England can access training in autism as part of...

      Children: Social Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when she plans to respond to Greater Manchester Combined Authority's bid for funding from the Children's Social Care Innovation Programme.

      Schools: Transport

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if her Department will promote active travel schemes as part of the PE and Sport Premium available to schools in England.

      Children in Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many looked-after children were placed 20 miles or more outside the boundary of their local authority in (a) Redcar and Cleveland, (b) the North...

      Foster Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate she has made of the cost to local authorities in England of using independent fostering agencies in each of the last five years.

      Social Workers: Sick Leave

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate she has made of the number of hours taken as long-term sickness leave by social workers in (a) Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council, (b)...

      Schools: Sexual Harassment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of the levels of sexual harassment in schools in North West Durham.

      Children: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will make an assessment of teacher and other school professionals' experience of referring children and young people to the Child and...

      European Training Foundation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether the UK plans to seek formal participation in or membership of the European Training Foundation after the UK has left the EU.

      Wakefield City Academies Trust: Outwood Grange Academies Trust

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when the feedback on the transfer of Wakefield City Academy Trust schools to Outwood Grange Academy Trust collected during the listening period will...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Witnesses: Video Recordings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 13 November 2017 to Question 106318 on witnesses: video recordings, what the timetable is for the roll-out of section 28 of...

  • Prime Minister

    • Hormones: Pregnancy Tests

      To ask the Prime Minister, what meetings she has had with (a) hon. Members and (b) external experts on (i) hormone pregnancy tests and (ii) the Expert Working Group on hormone pregnancy tests.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Nuclear Weapons: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will list the costs of the Government's planned nuclear infrastructure projects at Faslane and Coulport.

    • European Fighter Aircraft: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 6 November 2017 to Question 111545, on European fighter aircraft: exports, what representations he has received from (a)...

      Military Aircraft: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 13 November 2017 to Question 111413, on military aircraft: procurement, what representations he has received from business...

      Syria: Military Intervention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the extent and nature of British military presence in Syria is; and for how long he plans to continue military operations in that region.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Jobcentre Plus: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if his Department will develop scientific training in autism for work coaches in Jobcentre Plus.

    • Social Security Benefits: North West Durham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 13 November 2017 to Question 111677, on social security benefits: North West Durham, what the (a) sample size and...

      Food Banks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what representations he has received from (a) the Trussell Trust and (b) other UK food bank providers over the last 12 months.

      Social Security Benefits: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people were charged with benefit fraud in each year from 2010 to date; and how many of those people served a custodial sentence as a...

      Employment and Support Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claims of the assessment rate of employment and support allowance have been processed (a) successfully and (b) unsuccessfully in each...

      Personal Independence Payment: Mental Illness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what changes have been made in the criteria for assessment of the mobility component of personal independence payment for those with mental...

      Personal Independence Payment: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, at what proportion of personal independence payment appeals his Department is represented by barristers.

      Employment and Support Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people have been waiting over (a) 3 months, (b) 6 months, (c) 9 months and (d) 12 months from the date of submission for an...

      Employment and Support Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how his Department monitors waiting times for employment and support allowance claimants from their initial submission to the decision on...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Giant Hogweed

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to reduce to prevalence of giant hogweed in the UK.

    • Ragwort Control Act 2003

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Ragwort Control Act 2003 in limiting the spread of ragwort; how...

      Japanese Knotweed

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what progress has been made in eliminating Japanese knotweed in the UK; and if he will make a statement.

      Poultry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to promote in-ovo gender identification techniques in the poultry industry in the UK.

      Animal Welfare: Sentencing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he plans to include specific consideration of the need for further protection of service dogs in his Department's...

  • Home Office

    • World War II: Genocide

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions she has had with FIFA and UEFA on Holocaust education in football clubs.

    • Police: Ethnic Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what proportion of the Police Now cohort came from BAME backgrounds before it became an independent organisation.

      Home Office: Social Media

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people in her Department with responsibility for social media are employed on a (a) full and (b) part-time basis.

      Slavery

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the number of businesses that are compliant with the provisions of the Modern Day Slavery Act 2015.

      Alcoholic Drinks: Minimum Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will assess the potential merits of introducing minimum unit pricing on alcoholic drinks sold in England.

      Cannabis: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what her Department's criteria are for the granting of a greater than 0.2 per cent THC cannabis growing licence; and what her Department's...

      Sexual Offences

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people were barred from working with (a) children and (b) vulnerable adults in each year since 2010 to the last full year for which...

  • Scotland Office

    • Scotland Office: Social Media

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, how many people in his Department with responsibility for social media are employed on an (a) full and (b) part-time basis.

  • HM Treasury

    • Public Expenditure

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the per head spending from the public purse was in 2016-17 on islands around (a) Scotland and (b) the rest of the UK.

    • Health Services: Shropshire

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will award increased funding to the NHS in Shropshire in the forthcoming Budget and in particular to the Shropshire and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Cybercrime

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps the Government is taking to ensure the cyber-security of both public and private sector organisations.

    • Elections

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps the Government is taking to improve levels of confidence in the electoral process.

      Public Sector: Pay

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on bringing forward proposals to end the one per cent cap on pay rises for...

      Devolution

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what discussions he has had with representatives of the devolved governments on maintaining the union after the UK leaves the EU.

      Civil Servants: Redundancy Pay

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what plans he has to review the value of redundancy payments to civil servants.

      Voting Rights: Young People

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of reducing the voting age to sixteen.

      Blood: Contamination

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent progress has been made on the inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal.

  • Department for Exiting the European Union

    • Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what the cost to the public purse has been of the analyses undertaken to assess the potential effect on different sectors of the UK...

    • Video Games

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, which stakeholders the Government has consulted with as part of the Government's impact assessment relating to the effect of the UK...

      Exports: North West Durham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what assessment the Government has made of the effect of the UK leaving the EU on exports from farms in North West Durham constituency.

      Brexit: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, how many meetings his Department has had with Ministers and officials in the Scottish Government since the triggering of Article 50.

  • Department for International Trade

    • Trade Agreements: Arbitration

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 14 November 2017 to Question 110584, on Trade Agreements: Arbitration, what estimate he has made of the cost of...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

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

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what the dates were of the most recent meetings between Ministers from her Department and their counterparts in the devolved...

    • Broadband

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what estimate her Department has made of average broadband speeds in (a) rural and (b) urban areas.

      Broadband

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what statistics her Department holds on average broadband speeds on a constituency basis.

      European Network and Information Security Agency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether the Government plans to seek third country participation with the European Union Agency for Network and Information...

      Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether the UK plans to seek observer status at the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications after the UK has...

      Gaming Machines: North West Durham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment she has made of the effect of fixed-odds betting terminals on gambling addiction rates in North West Durham.

  • Department of Health

    • European Food Safety Authority

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to Article 49 of EU Regulation No 178/2002, whether the UK plans to seek participation with the European Food Standards Agency after the...

    • Pharmacy: Disadvantaged

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 16 March 2017 to Question 67522, on pharmacy: disadvantaged, if he will provide the most up to date version of the data...

      Asthma: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to ensure adequate support for the families of people with asthma.

      Doctors: Death Certificates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what representations his Department has received on payments being (a) requested and (b) made for the submission to a doctor, GP or consultant of a death...

      Bradwell Hospital

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will ask (a) the local clinical commissioning groups and (b) University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust to publish the reasons for (i)...

      Smoking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to coordinate with the devolved authorities the learning and development of best practice in helping people stop smoking.

      Blood: Contamination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions his Department has had with the HSC Business Services Organisation on ensuring effective provision of financial support for people in...

      Dental Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he plans to take to ensure that access to dental services for the prevention of decay is not subject to significant regional or national...

      NHS: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of whether the conditions it attaches to National Institute for Health Research and National Health Service...

      General Practitioners: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when the fee chargeable by NHS general practices for providing medical information to patients for the purposes of other public authorities was last...

      Volunteers: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what guidance has been given to NHS general practices on the circumstances under which volunteers are permitted to carry out non-confidential medical...

      Palliative Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much his Department has spent on palliative care in each of the last seven years.

      Pharmacy: Rural Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of changes in funding of community pharmacies on access to healthcare for people in rural areas who...

      European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to Article 13 of EU Council Regulation No 302/93, whether the UK plans to seek formal cooperation with the European Monitoring Centre for...

      In Vitro Fertilisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many human eggs were frozen in each of the last five years by centres registered by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority by (a) the...

      Palliative Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what information his Department provides to carers for people who are undergoing end-of-life care.

      Terminal Illnesses: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of people identified as having a terminal illness have had referrals for treatment delayed in each of the last five years.

      In Vitro Fertilisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average age is of women who have submitted their oocytes for freezing in each of the last five years.

      In Vitro Fertilisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many women have submitted their oocytes for freezing (a) as a result of medical treatment affecting their fertility and (b) for other reasons, in...

      Mental Hospitals: Deaths

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will take steps to ensure that unnatural deaths in mental health settings are investigated by an independent body; and if he will make a statement.

      General Practitioners: New Towns

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to increase the number of GPs in areas such as new towns where the population is rapidly expanding.

      Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what additional support his Department plans to provide to Oxford University Hospital's NHS Foundation Trust during winter 2017.

      Notified Bodies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the capability of the UK's 12 Notified Bodies to continue operating after the UK leaves the EU.

      Clinical Commissioning Groups: Staffordshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many applications were received for the new position of Joint Accountable Officer for the six clinical commissioning groups in Staffordshire, how...

      Hospital Wards: Staffordshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, for what reasons his Department (a) re-opened wards at Bradwell community hospital in Newcastle-under-Lyme, (b) recommissioned facilities at Brighton...

      Bradwell Hospital

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the cost to the public purse has been of (a) redundancies and (b) the decommissioning of facilities following the closure in March 2017 of wards at...

      Pancreatic Cancer: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many applications to National Institute or Health Research for pancreatic cancer have been (a) made and (b) accepted in each of the last five years.

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what his Department's guidelines are for follow-up post-discharge support for patients who are diagnosed at accident and emergency departments with a...

      Accident and Emergency Departments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of patients diagnosed at accident and emergency departments with a mental health condition and with problems associated with substance or...

      Nurses and Midwives: Registration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 8 November 2017 to Question 111080, when his Department plans to begin to collect data on (a) mental health, (b) substance...

      Carers: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department still plans to publish a Carers' Strategy; and whether young carers will be included in that strategy.

      Clinical Commissioning Groups: Stoke On Trent

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the budget for Stoke-on-Trent Clinical Commissioning Group has been in each year since its creation.

      Nurses: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to encourage more people to train to become specialist (a) mental health and (b) learning disability nurses.

      NHS Trusts: Subsidiary Companies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many subsidiary companies have been set up by NHS trusts; and what the purpose is of those companies.

      Health Services: Greater Manchester

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 8 November 2017 to Question 110509, on health services: Greater Manchester, if he will place a copy of the minutes of the...

      Hormones: Pregnancy Tests

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what meetings he has had with external experts on hormone pregnancy tests in each of the last 12 months.

      Social Services: Consultation Papers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the timetable is for the publication of the Government's Green Paper on social care.

      Clinical Commissioning Groups: Staffordshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 8 November 2017 to Question 111046, what discussions NHS England has had with the six clinical commissioning groups in...

      Staffordshire and Stoke On Trent Partnership NHS Trust

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answers of 10 November 2017 to Questions 111038 and 111043, if he will instruct (a) his Department, (b) NHS England, (c) NHS Improvement...

      University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 8 November 2017 to Question 111044, on University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust, for what reasons (a) his Department...

      NHS: Reorganisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answers of 8 November 2017 to Questions 111039 and 111045, on NHS: reorganisation, what the final funding gap was for social care in (a)...

      Better Care Fund: Stoke On Trent

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 8 November 2017 to Question 111042, on Better Care Fund: Stoke-on-Trent, whether the Regional Assurance Panel has made a...

      Haywood Hospital

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 8 November 2017 to Question 111051, on Haywood Hospital, what discussions the new Accountable Officer for the six clinical...

      Haywood Hospital

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 8 November 2017 to Question 111051, on Haywood Hospital, what the remuneration is of the (a) new Chair of the Health and...

      Haywood Hospital

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 6 November 2017 to Question 111041, on Haywood Hospital, when his Department received the Independent reconfiguration Panel's...

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much his Department has invested in talking therapies in each of the last three years.

      Social Services: Stoke on Trent

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he has had with (a) Stoke-on-Trent City Council and (b) the Care Quality Commission on the review of the local health and social care...

      In Vitro Fertilisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of replacing the 10-year statutory time limit for the storage of frozen eggs and semen...

      Pharmacy: Garston and Halewood

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what information he holds on how many community pharmacies run by Celesio UK in Garston and Halewood constituency will be closed as part of the company's...

      European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether the UK plans to seek to participate in the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control after the UK leaves the EU.

      Pharmacy: Garston and Halewood

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many community pharmacies in Garston and Halewood constituency are owned by Celesio UK.

      Drugs: Misuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many telephone calls the service Talk to FRANK received in the most recent year for which data is available.

  • Women and Equalities

    • Diabetes: Discrimination

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what assessment she has made of the extent of disability discrimination against those with (a) type 1 and (b) type 2 diabetes; and what steps are...

    • European Institute for Gender Equality

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, with reference to Article 8 of EU Regulation No 1922/2006, whether the UK plans to seek formal cooperation with the European Institute for Gender...

  • Leader of the House of Lords

    • Select Committee Reports: Government Responses

      To ask the Leader of the House whether she has plans to ensure that Government departments (1) abide by their undertaking to provide responses to the reports of select committees within two...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Armed Forces: Homosexuality

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will fulfil their commitment to make posthumous pardons available to former army personnel convicted of crimes involving homosexual conduct under laws...

    • Armed Forces: Malaria

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the light of their response to the report by the House of Commons Defence Select Committee, The use of Lariam for military personnel (4th Report, Session...

      Armed Forces: Medical Records

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken to ensure that the medical histories of all military personnel are accurate and complete and that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is...

      Armed Forces: Mefloquine

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of neurotoxicity resulting from the administration of mefloquine to military personnel; and what steps they have taken to ensure...

  • Home Office

    • Edward Heath

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have made any representations to the Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire regarding (1) the investigation by Wiltshire Police into the...

    • Immigrants: Data Protection

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the provisions of the Data Protection Bill on migrants who wish to exercise their right to know (1) what...

      Public Sector: Immigrants

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 10 October (HL Deb, col 105), what assessment they have made of the impact...

      Madeleine McCann

      To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 1 November (HL2164), what criteria they will use to assess the success of the Special Grant...

      Terrorism

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 7 November (HL2645 and HL2646), whether they will now answer those questions.

      Fire Services: Crimes of Violence

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to reduce the number of assaults on firefighters; and whether they intend to review the legal framework to offer additional...

      Terrorism

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 7 November (HL2645 and HL2646), which terrorist threats have been addressed since 2011;...

      Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many of those detained at Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre are victims of rape, broken down into (1) women, and (2) men; and what is the average...

  • HM Treasury

  • Department for Exiting the European Union

    • Brexit: Wales

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to publish a Brexit impact study on the Welsh economy; and if so, when.

  • Department for International Trade

    • Trade Promotion: Public Appointments

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the timetable for appointing the new network of Trade Commissioners, as described on page 29 of the Department for International Trade’s October...

    • World Trade Organisation: Conferences

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what are their objectives for the WTO’s 11th Ministerial Conference, taking place in December; and who will be the UK participants.

      Tradeshow Access Programme

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many companies have received (1) 1, (2) 2, (3), 3, (4) 4, (5) 5, (6) 6, (7) 7, (8) 8, (9) 9, (10) 10, (11) 11, and (12) 12, grants from the Tradeshow Access...

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