Written answers

Thursday, 30 November 2017

  • Department for Transport

    • Airports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on the 10 largest airports in the UK by passenger volume of there being no deal between the UK and...

    • Railways

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the capability of (a) Thameslink, (b) Southern and (c) Great Northern effectively to roll out new (i) rolling stock,...

      M11: Accidents

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many fatal accidents occurred on the M11 motorway in each year since 2010.

      Electric Vehicles: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to promote the installation of charging points for electric cars in the West Midlands.

      Offshore Industry: Helicopters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions he has had with the (a) Civil Aviation Authority and (b) trades unions on the safety record of Super Puma helicopter models...

      Offshore Industry: Helicopters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he has conducted a cost benefit analysis of returning Super Puma helicopter models (a) EC225LP and (b) AS332L2 to workforce transport...

      Offshore Industry: Helicopters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many additional flight hours have been accrued to date by other helicopter models following the Civil Aviation Authority’s decision of 11...

      Offshore Industry: Helicopters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions he has had with the Civil Aviation Authority on the potential merits of a public inquiry into the safety of helicopter...

      Offshore Industry: Helicopters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made of the comparative safety record of Super Puma helicopter models (a) EC225LP and (b) AS332L2 operated commercially...

      High Speed Two

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when the most recent tailored review of HS2 Ltd was carried out.

      Transport: Infrastructure

      What discussions he has had with the President of the Board of Trade on the potential merits for future UK trade of better integrating road and rail infrastructure.

      *No heading*

      If he will include Nissan electric vehicles in the Government’s car fleet.

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • Leasehold: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps he has taken to ensure that leaseholders are not charged exorbitant rates.

    • Grenfell Tower: Fires

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what information his Department holds on the timetable for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea to rehouse Grenfell...

      Affordable Housing: Cornwall

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to promote the construction of affordable housing in Cornwall.

      Hinkley Point C Power Station: Non-domestic Rates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether Hinkley Point C will be on the central rating list for business rates.

      Coastal Areas: Economic Growth

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to support economic growth and job creation in Coastal Communities.

      Business Improvement Districts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will publish the areas in which a feasibility study for a Business Improvement District has been conducted, in each of...

      Business Improvement Districts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will publish the (a) result and (b) turnout of businesses of each referendum conducted on proposals for a Business...

      Temporary Accommodation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many (a) households and (b) children were in temporary accommodation in December in (i) York, (ii) North Yorkshire and...

      Green Belt

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what his policy is on the use of greenbelt land in local plans when there are insufficient brownfield sites.

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Prince Harry: Marriage

      To ask the secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he plans to designate a public holiday to mark the occasion of the marriage of HRH Prince Henry and Ms Meghan...

    • Fracking: Ryedale

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the timetable is for a decision to be made on hydraulic fracturing consent under s.4A of the Petroleum Act 1998...

      Fracking: Ryedale

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what correspondence the Department has received from Third Energy on the timetable for a decision on hydraulic...

      Construction: Billing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 20 November 2017 to Question 113349, on construction: billing, when he plans to publish the...

      Business

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 16 November 2017 to Question 112764, on business, which sectors have indicated an interest in...

      Competition and Markets Authority

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he has plans to evaluate the performance of the Competition and Markets Authority.

      Industrial Strategy Council

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Government's paper, Industrial Strategy: Building a Britain fit for the future, published in...

      Arts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to his Department's paper, Industrial Strategy: Building a Britain fit for the future, for what reason...

      Artificial Intelligence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what representations he received from industry representatives on the Artificial Intelligence sector deal.

      Industrial Strategy Council

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the timetable is for the creation of the new independent Industrial Strategy Council.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Zimbabwe: Armed Forces

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations his Department has made to the Government of Zimbabwe on ensuring the monitoring of the activities of the...

    • Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to improve the effective management, transparency and accountability of its aid budget.

      UN Mission in Darfur

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to the UN Security Council on its decision to close UNAMID sites in Darfur, Sudan.

      North Korea: Detainees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to the Chinese Government on North Koreans detained in that country following their crossing...

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the Government of Israel regarding the forced transfer of Palestinians from Jabal al-Baba,...

      China: Christianity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to his Chinese counterpart on the case of Christians prevented from leaving that country to...

      Mali: Religious Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent steps he has taken to promote freedom of religion and belief in Mali.

      Turkey: Freedom of Expression

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to his Turkish counterpart on upholding freedom of speech in that country.

      Syria: Turkey

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Turkish counterpart on that country's occupation and bombing of the Kurdish border...

      Turkey: Arms Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussion he has had with Cabinet colleagues on UK arms exports to Turkey.

      Bangladesh: Rohingya

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what information his Department holds on (a) negotiations and (b) agreements between Bangladesh and Myanmar to repatriate...

      Bangladesh: Rohingya

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make an assessment of the effect on the (a) physical security and (b) security of rights of Rohingya refugees in...

      Bangladesh: Rohingya

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the Government of Burma on ensuring that no Rohingya refugees are returned to Burma without...

      Bangladesh: Rohingya

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the equity of the repatriation deal signed by the Governments of Bangladesh and Myanmar on 23...

      British Nationals Abroad: Torture

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many British nationals have requested that the Government formally espouse their legal claims for damages following...

      British Nationals Abroad: Torture

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many claims by British nationals of torture abroad have been formally espoused by the Government since 1 April 2005.

      British Nationals Abroad: Torture

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what his Department’s criteria are for determining whether formally to espouse a legal claim of torture by a British national.

      Qatar: Muslim Brotherhood

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether his Department discussed with the Government of Qatar on 7 June 2017 that country's alleged support for the Muslim...

  • Cabinet Office

    • Absent Voting

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 18 October 2017 to Question 9559, on electronic voting, whether he plans to trial postal votes only for parish or town...

    • Electoral Register: Armed Forces

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of tracking military personnel who are serving overseas on the electoral register.

      Prime Minister: Nurseries

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what childcare facilities 10 Downing Street makes available for its staff; how much 10 Downing Street spent (a) overall and (b) per child on those...

      Ministers: Codes of Practice

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether Government Ministers are routinely accompanied by Government officials when they meet foreign government ministers and officials.

      Charities: Grants

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps he is taking to ensure the accuracy of charity numbers data published by the Government Grant Information Service.

      Anti-corruption Champion

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether the Government has appointed an anti-corruption tsar; and if he will make a statement.

      Older People: Glasgow Central

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many (a) women and (b) men attained the age of 100 in Glasgow Central constituency in each year since 2005.

      Mental Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Cabinet Office, what assessment his Department has made of the number of people suffering chronic loneliness (a) nationally and (b) in Sheffield.

      Electoral Register

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the effect of the (a) geography, (b) demography, and (c) socioeconomic factors on levels of electoral registration in...

      Anti-corruption Champion

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, when he plans to name a new anti-corruption champion.

      Corruption

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, when the Government plans to publish a new anti-corruption strategy?

      Electoral Register

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, when the Government plans to publish its findings and recommendations on consultation on access to elections, and what steps it is taking to ensure...

      Electoral Register

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 18 October 2017 to Question 10233, when the Government plans to publish the democratic engagement strategy.

      Electoral Register

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the number of people eligible to vote who were not on the electoral register in the last five general elections in (a) the...

  • Department for International Development

    • Refugees: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what support her Department is providing to UN refugee camps for disabled refugees.

    • Rohingya

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to ensure Rohingya refugee children are being educated in newly established refugee camps.

      South Sudan: Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, If she will increase development assistance for preventing and responding to gender-based violence in South Sudan; and what assessment...

      Developing Countries: Overseas Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to promote trade between the UK and least developed countries.

      International Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether she plans to develop a mechanism to (a) release funding to and (b) assess how much is directed at local and national actors in...

      Sudan: Droughts

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps she is taking to assist people affected by drought and extreme hunger in the Nuba mountains region of Sudan.

      South Sudan: Poliomyelitis

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the ability of South Sudan to maintain its vaccine programme after the global polio eradication...

      Lake Chad Basin: Humanitarian Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the current humanitarian situation in the Lake Chad region?

      Lake Chad Basin: Humanitarian Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps she is taking to support (a) humanitarian and (b) stabilisation programmes in the Lake Chad region.

      Bangladesh: Rohingya

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assistance her Department is providing to the Government of Bangladesh to support refugees from Myanmar in Bangladesh.

      Developing Countries: Poverty

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if she will make representations to her international partners on the proportion of gross national income which they dedicate to...

  • Department for Education

    • Children: Exercise

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what progress has been made on collating and publishing examples of good practice such as The Daily Mile in increasing children’s physical...

    • Swimming: Primary Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether an assessment has been made of the sufficiency of funding for the primary school swimming programme in all parts of the UK; what assessment...

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what progress has been made on delivering 30 hours of free childcare.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what progress has been made on rolling out 30 hours of free childcare in Hertsmere.

      Pupils: Health

      To To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 9 November 2017 to Question 110875, when her Department last reviewed the statutory guidance entitled Supporting pupils...

      Erasmus+ Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate she has made of the number of people who have been participants in the Erasmus Plus programme since its introduction in each (a) region...

      Employment: Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will introduce a mid-life career review for people over 50 years old to help them update their skills and re-train where appropriate.

      Pupils: Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 8 November 2017 to Question 110581, on pupils: health, what steps her Department takes to ensure that schools in England are...

      Department for Education: Public Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many losses and special payments have been made by his Department in the 2017-18 financial year to date; and what the value of those losses and...

      Pupil Exclusions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she takes to ensure enforcement of laws that prohibit exclusion of pupils on the grounds of academic ability.

      Pupil Exclusions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what powers Ofsted has to identify instances where pupils have been unfairly or illegally excluded from schools or other educational institutions.

      Special Educational Needs: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she is taking to help schools find the first £6,000 needed to secure SEND funding.

      Pre-school Education: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans his Department has for nursery budgets beyond the 2019-20 financial year?

      Pre-school Education: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much funding his Department has committed to early years nursery education in (a) England, (b) North West of England, (c) Greater Manchester and...

      Veterinary Services: Apprentices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many people have undertaken an apprenticeship in the veterinary sector since 2010.

      Veterinary Services: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on the skills training available in the...

      Nursery Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will extend the provision of supplementary funding to local authorities for their maintained nursery schools beyond 2019-20.

      Veterinary Services: Apprentices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of the effect of the Apprenticeship Levy on the veterinary sector.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what target her Department has set for the number of 30-free hours of childcare eligibility codes to be generated for the January term.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 7 November 2017 to Question 110302, on children: day care, whether her Department has appointed a contractor to evaluate the...

      Pre-school Education: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many Disability Access Fund payments have been made since April 2017.

      Home Education: Special Educational Needs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate she has made of the number of children with an SEN statement or equivalent being home-schooled in England in each of the last five years

      Mathematics: GCE A-level

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to paragraph 4.24 of the Autumn Budget 2017, what year will act as the baseline for determining the number of extra pupils taking Maths...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Prisoners: Voting Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent discussions the Government has had with the Council of Europe on the ruling of the European Court of Human Rights that a blanket ban against...

    • Forensic Science

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the Written Statement of 21 November 2017, HCWS265, on toxicology, if he will provide legal aid to all people affected by alleged...

      Forensic Science

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the Written Statement of 21 November 2017, HCWS265, on toxicology, what assessment he has made of the capacity of HM Courts and...

      Berwyn Prison

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many self-harm incidents by prisoners at HM Prison Berwyn have been recorded since that prison opened in Spring 2017.

      Drugs: Misuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many (a) prosecutions and (b) convictions there have been for possession of (i) black mamba and (ii) spice under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.

      Employment Tribunals Service: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many (a) employment tribunal judges and (b) staff there were in (i) West Midlands and (ii) Coventry in the last 12 months for which figures are...

      Domestic Violence: Legal Aid Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will publish the organisations and individuals who were consulted on the proposed changes to evidence requirements for victims of domestic abuse...

      Crime: Victims

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the timetable is for the Government to bring forward legislative proposals on its planned victim's law.

      Domestic Violence: Legal Aid Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what estimate his Department has made of the number of victims of domestic violence who have been unable to access legal aid as a result of changes...

      Courts: Compensation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what proportion of court compensation orders were paid to the victim within one month; and what the average length of time is between the imposition of...

      Domestic Violence: Legal Representation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment his Department has made of the number of victims of domestic violence who have acted as litigants in person in each of the last three years.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Armed Forces: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he is taking to ensure that the housing maintenance contract with Carillion- Amey is fit for purpose.

    • Hurricanes and Tornadoes: Disaster Relief

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the capacity to deliver hurricane relief, similar to the response to hurricane Irma, if UK amphibious capability declines.

      Armed Forces: Medical Records

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 17 November to Question 111513, if he will make it his policy to allow personal information to be passed from a Senior medical...

      European Investment Bank

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether any future UK liabilities towards the European Investment Bank arise from EU Permanent Structured Cooperation; and if he will make a statement.

      EU Defence Policy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many UK personnel are currently posted in EU defence and security roles.

      EU Defence Policy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the role of the UK will be in the EU Battlegroup system after the UK has left the EU and if he will make a statement.

      Armed Forces: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many Service Family Accommodation properties allocated under a civilian licence or as part of a sub-letting programme made included trial lets made...

      Armed Forces: Compensation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how compensation payments made to armed forces personnel illegally dismissed following the receipt of a police caution are calculated on a year-by-year...

      Army: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, for how many days the Army recruiting website been inoperable in each of the last six months; and if he will make a statement.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Department for Work and Pensions: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of people who identify as disabled are employed by his Department, broken down by pay grade.

    • Social Security Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to improve the quality of (a) assessments (b) subsequent decisions and (c) mandatory reconsideration for (i) Personal...

      Social Security Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will consult disability organisations on the future contract specifications for contracted assessors of Personal Independence Payment...

      Employment and Support Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the proportion of new Employment and Support Allowance claimants who have moved into work as a result of the...

      Universal Credit: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of Universal Credit claimants identify as disabled.

      Jobcentres

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what financial assistance is available to unemployed claimants of universal credit and jobseekers allowance who are unable to use...

      Universal Credit: Terminal Illnesses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussion he has had with (a) Cabinet colleagues and (b) others on reinstating implicit consent for terminally ill claimants of...

      Social Security Benefits: Autism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what specialist support is being provided to welfare claimants with (a) Asperger’s Syndrome and (b) other conditions on the spectrum, to...

      Pensions: Divorced People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the equity of the arrangements for sharing pensions between divorced couples where the divorce took place more...

      Children: Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether there is a backlog to implement a change of circumstance request made by a parent with care in respect of a non-resident parent for...

      Employment: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 11 July 2017 to Question 3585, on disability: employment, what steps his Department is taking to achieve its target...

      Universal Credit: Self-employed

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 20 November 2017 to Question 114593, on universal credit: self-employed, whether he plans to make that information...

      Housing Benefit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much his Department has spent on Housing Benefit claims in each year since 2011.

      Fracking: Ryedale

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the KM8 pipeline to transport shale gas safely from the KM8 well, if he will publish the...

      Social Security Benefits: Databases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to paragraph 6.18 of the Autumn Budget 2017, how much the Government plans to invest in better use of data to ensure that...

      Social Security Benefits: Databases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to paragraph 6.18 of the budget 2017, what the sources are of the data which the Government will invest in the better use of in...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Reindeer: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many reindeer in how many consignments from which countries were imported into the UK in 2016; and if he will make a...

    • Reindeer: Animal Welfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to ensure the welfare of reindeer imported into the UK for use in Christmas displays and...

      Incinerators

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what proportion of municipal solid waste used in incineration plants is (a) biodegradable and (b) recyclable.

      Sea Bass: EU Action

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what representations he plans make at the EU Fisheries Council on EU proposals to implement a ban on sea anglers catching bass.

      Fisheries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will make it his Department's position at the December Fisheries Council that all fishing limits in 2018 should be set...

      Pet Travel Scheme: Dogs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent discussions his Department has had with relevant authorities in (a) Lithuania, (b) Hungary, (c) Poland and (d)...

      Veterinary Medicine: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate he has made of the number of veterinary surgeons being trained in the UK in each of the last three years.

      Veterinary Medicine: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate he has made of the number of veterinary nurses being trained in the UK in each of the last three years.

      Cetaceans: Conservation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he plans to introduce any new measures to (a) prevent the unintentional capture of dolphins, whales and porpoises in...

      Landfill

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what proportion of waste collections goes to landfill in (a) Mid Sussex constituency, (b) West Sussex and (c) England.

      Acute Oak Decline

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what research his Department is undertaking into acute oak decline.

      Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, in how many zones badger culling has taken place for longer than six weeks, and what the completion date was of the cull in...

      Fisheries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he plans to introduce (a) a legal requirement to fish at a level that enables fish stocks to recover and (b) to...

      Rivers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to restore river flows in Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire chalk streams; and if he...

  • Home Office

    • Home Office: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will list the (a) reviews and (b) reports commissioned by her Department which have yet to be published.

    • Radicalism

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 27 June to Question 778, when her Department plans to publish details of the membership of the Commission for...

      Heathrow Airport: Immigration Controls

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for what reasons the biometric passport control machines at Heathrow Airport are not open 24 hours a day.

      Human Trafficking: Prostitution

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps the Government is taking to end sex trafficking in the UK.

      Vetting

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 6 November to Question 111100, on vetting, what information she has on the average time within which the DBS...

      Slavery

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans the Government has to reinstate data on decisions for people referred into the national referral mechanism.

      Syringes

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Health and the devolved administrations on the siting of needle exchange...

      Visas

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking improve its accountability to visa applicants who have experienced administrative errors relating to...

      Police: Emergency Calls

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the year on year percentage changes in 999 calls to each territorial police force in England and Wales was in each of the last five years.

      Cybercrime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the year on year percentage change in recorded cyber-dependent crime was in each territorial police force area in England and Wales in...

      Police and Crime Commissioners: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent discussions she has had with (a) Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer and (b) HM Treasury officials on real terms rises in the funding...

      Immigration: Stoke on Trent

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many applications for indefinite leave to remain from residents in Stoke-on-Trent are awaiting a decision.

      Children: Ethnic Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, was estimate she has made of the number of BAME children that have been arrested in England in each of the last five years

      Crimes of Violence

      To ask the Home Secretary, what steps she is taking to ensure the police have adequate funding to tackle violent crime.

      Slavery: Victim Support Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the cost of providing weekly drop-in support services for victims of modern slavery.

      Human Trafficking

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether safehouses for the victims of human trafficking have a statutory duty to inform social workers which county the victims have been...

      Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether applicants refused further leave to remain in the UK who had been granted recourse to public funds can continue to receive such...

      Slavery

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she plans to update the 2014 figure for the estimated number of victims of modern slavery; and if she will make a statement.

      Police: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, which police forces have applied for special grant funding due to additional costs incurred through Operation Temperer.

      Greater Manchester Police: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to her Department's Special Grant Guidance published on 7 October 2015, whether Greater Manchester Police will be required to...

      Emergency Services: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential benefits of expediting Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue...

      Private Rented Housing: Undocumented Migrants

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the effect of landlords' right to immigration checks on the ability of immigrant families to secure...

      Private Rented Housing: Undocumented Migrants

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many households have been subject to landlords' immigration checks in each year since 2014.

      Immigrants: Detainees

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many immigrants have been held in immigration removal centres in each of the last 20 quarters; and of those how many have been (a)...

      Home Office: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 24 November 2017 to Question 113317, whether her Department has plans to publish data on the numbers of its case...

      Passports: South East

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people born on 3 May 2000 or earlier are in possession of a passport registered in (a) Woking, (b) Gosport, (c) Bromley or (d)...

  • Wales Office

    • Economic Situation: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what specific opportunities for the Welsh economy he has identified that are currently precluded by the UK's membership of the European Union.

  • HM Treasury

    • Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to page 22 of Autumn Budget 2017, how the £3 billion set aside to prepare for the UK leaving the EU will be allocated across (a)...

    • Brexit

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to page 22 of Autumn Budget 2017, how the £700 million already allocated to prepare for the UK leaving the EU has been allocated across...

      Refuges: Domestic Violence

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will issue guidance to HM Revenue and Customs staff that they should accept reasonable third party evidence that a woman lives with her children in a...

      Financial Services: Regulation

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he plans to change financial regulation in response to the ecohouse fraud; and if he will make a statement.

      Productivity: North East

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to paragraph 4.4 of the Autumn Budget 2017, how his Department plans to address the productivity gap in the North East compared to other...

      Personal Savings: Interest Rates

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what representations he has received on the Financial Conduct Authority's implementation of new rules and guidance on interest rates on savings accounts.

      EU Budget: Contributions

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to Table C5 of the 2017 Autumn Budget 2017 and Table B.4 of the Office for Budget Responsibility's Economic Economic and Fiscal Outlook...

      Roadchef: Employee Benefit Trusts

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what representations he has received on repayment of monies held by HM Revenue and Customs to the Roadchef Employees Benefit Trust.

      Roadchef: Employee Benefit Trusts

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will review the regulation of employee benefit trusts following the representations made on behalf of the Roadchef Employees Benefit Trust.

      Roadchef: Scotland

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what representations he has received on behalf of beneficiaries of the Roadchef Employees Benefit Trust in Scotland.

      Small Businesses: Tax Collection

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has plans for Making Tax Digital to be mandatory for businesses below the VAT threshold; and if he will make statement.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many successful applications have been made for tax-free childcare accounts in each (a) constituency and (b) local authority area

      Unemployment: Wolverhampton North East

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment his Department has made of the reasons why the level of unemployment in Wolverhampton North East constituency is more than twice the...

  • Department for Exiting the European Union

  • Department for International Trade

    • Small Businesses

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to his Oral Answer on 23 November 2017, what criteria he used to locate staff from the Export Hub on Small Business Saturday.

    • Department for International Trade: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether he plans to launch a specific graduate scheme for recruits to his Department.

      Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what estimate he has made of the volume of British exports in the next 12 months?

      Overseas Trade: South East Asia

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, if he will make a statement on his Department’s strategy for trade with members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

      Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what the cost to the public purse was of setting up and operating the Export Opportunities Portal.

      Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many small and medium-sized enterprises have registered on the Export Opportunities Portal.

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Broadband: Rural Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what progress she is making on securing maximum ultra-fast broadband access in rural areas.

    • Culture: North East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to paragraph 4.83 of the Autumn Budget 2017, if she will make an assessment of the potential merits of...

      Arts: Coventry South

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Media, Culture and Sport, how much funding her Department has allocated in grants for the arts to Coventry South constituency in each of the last five years.

      European Capital of Culture

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if she will list all meetings between Ministers and officials from her Department and representatives of the European...

      Digital Technology: Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 5 July 2017 to Question 1680, on digital technology: regulation, when he plans to publish proposals...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Blood: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what provision the recent Budget for Northern Ireland makes for ex gratia support for Northern Ireland citizens affected by contaminated blood;...

  • Department of Health

    • Contaminated Blood and Blood Products Inquiry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the oral Question of the hon. Member for Weaver Vale and the response from the Under-Secretary of State on 14 November, HC Deb, Vol....

    • Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHs Trust

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust will be required to take in the event that it is unable to accrue those savings required by the current cost...

      Mental Health Services: Kent

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many and what proportion of people in the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme received their first treatment appointment within six...

      Mental Health Services: Kent

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average number of hospital bed days is for children and young people under 18 in tier 4 wards in (a) 2010, (b)2015 and (c) 2017 in i) England,...

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to help clinical commissioning groups in Kent meet the targets set out in the NHS Five Year Forward View for mental health care.

      Obesity: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if his Department will ensure that physical activity programmes will be funded at a commensurate level to that made available for nutritional schemes in...

      Sepsis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of recent measures to (a) raise awareness of sepsis and (b) improve the diagnosis of that condition.

      In Vitro Fertilisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, which clinical commissioning groups deny IVF treatment if either member of a couple has previously had children.

      NHS: Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to (a) facilitate whistleblowing in the NHS, and (b) ensure that whistleblowers are are not prevented from future...

      Dental Health: Care Homes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate has he made of the number of people in care homes with oral health problems.

      Dental Health: Care Homes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to provide training on oral health to care home staff.

      Dental Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will work with the CQC to ensure that inspections of care homes and hospitals include an assessment of the standards of oral health.

      Diabetes UK

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he last met with the chief executive of Diabetes UK.

      Diabetes: Pregnancy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what guidance his Department has issued for GPs on managing the causes of gestational diabetes.

      Diabetes: Pregnancy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many women developed gestinal diabetes in (a) 2015, (b) 2016 and (c) 2017.

      Mental Health Services: Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average waiting times are for Improving Access to Psychological Therapies services for patients (a) over 65 and (b) over 75 years of age, in...

      Mental Health Services: Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much was spent by each NHS trust on specified services for older patient's mental health.

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many and what proportion of patients who are discharged on a Care Programme Approach from hospitals in (a) Kent and (b) England are contacted within...

      Clinical Psychologists

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, What steps he is taking to ensure adequate numbers of trained clinicians in psychological therapies at each NHS trust.

      Autism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to increase the provision of training in autism diagnosis for clinicians in the NHS.

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to provide suicide risk assessment training to clinicians in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in the NHS.

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to ensure adequate investment in early intervention treatments for child and adolescent mental health services.

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to improve the commissioning of mental health services for young adults aged 18-25 years old.

      Obesity: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether the Government has plans to create a national all-encompassing campaign to promote the importance and value of physical activity in combating the...

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to ensure CCGs spend their allocated budget for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to ensure holistic formulation based assessment is provided to children and young people with mental health problems.

      Mental Health Services: Homelessness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to address the rise in homeless patients presenting with mental illness at NHS (a) hospitals, (b) drop-in centres and...

      Diabetes: Digital Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent assessment his Department has made of the potential for digital technology to support (a) diabetes self-management and (b) diabetes education.

      Hormones: Pregnancy Tests

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 22 November 2017 to Question 112845, if he will meet with external experts on hormone pregnancy tests.

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effect of evidence-based parenting programmes such as Triple P on the prevention and early intervention in mental...

      Slaughterhouses: Inspections

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department takes to protect Food Standards Agency inspectors against abuse, intimidation and assault during inspection of slaughterhouse...

      Slaughterhouses: Inspections

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department takes to ensure that slaughterhouses cease operations after receiving an unsatisfactory audit result.

      Slaughterhouses: Inspections

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department take to ensure that businesses that receive animal products from premises that have received an unsatisfactory Food Standards...

      Public Sector: Food

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether the revised Eatwell Guide is (a) required or (b) advisory guidance for decisions on public procurement of food and drink.

      NHS: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what productivity gains the NHS will have make this year for staff to receive an improved pay award for 2018-19

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much his Department has spent on NHS-provided mental health services in (a) this and (b) each of the previous five financial years; and how much is...

      NHS: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many non-UK EU-EEA citizens worked as (a) doctors, (b) registrars, (c) trainee-doctors (foundation year 1 and 2), (d) nurses, (e) health visitors,...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to Health Education England’s Stepping forward to 2020-21: The mental health workforce plan for England, published in July 2017,...

      Maternity Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans his Department has to increase support for new mothers for postnatal (a) physical, and (b) mental health.

      Dental Health: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether he has made an assessment of the potential benefits to the oral health of children in England of replicating the Scottish Government's...

      Department of Health: Arms Length Bodies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many directors and senior officials in his Department's arm's length bodies received bonuses in the 2016-17 financial year.

      NHS Property and Estates Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has been made of the effect of the establishment of wholly owned companies set up by foundation trusts to undertake...

      Accident and Emergency Departments: Christmas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what additional funding he plans to allocate to Accident and Emergency departments to meet increase demand over the Christmas period.

      Mental Health Services: Greater Manchester

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much funding has been requested for the mental heath hub in Manchester as a result of the Manchester Arena terror attack of 22 May 2017; and how much...

      NHS: Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of planned changes in the level of head-for-head NHS spending in real terms in each year of the 2017 Parliament.

      Cancer: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, which Cancer Alliances have been created in England and how much funding has been allocated to each Cancer Alliance.

      Cancer

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many and what proportion of NHS staff (a) deliver services for cancer patients and (b) will be covered by the new cancer workforce strategy.

      Paramedical Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the number of (a) ambulance technicians and (b) ambulance emergency care assistants working in the National Health...

      Paramedical Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many times ambulance technicians (a) accompanied paramedics on an ambulance callout, (b) accompanied emergency care assistants on an ambulance...

      General Practitioners: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the commitment in the GP Forward View on recruiting 3,000 new fully-funded practice-based mental health therapists, which budget is...

      Mental Health Services: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 20 November 2017 to Question 113085, what mental health trusts he refers to when he states that there are 4,300 new members of...

  • Department for Transport

    • Cycleways

      To ask Her Majesty's Government under what legislation the siting of cycle lanes is arranged in UK cities and towns; and what steps are taken to ensure that legislation is properly applied.

    • Driving Tests

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the language requirements for those taking the theory test as part of their application for a driving licence; whether other language options are...

      Tolls

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether tolls could be introduced to fund the expansion and environmental improvement of the strategic road network.

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Small Business Commissioner

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Small Business Commissioner is able to intervene where service suppliers demand payment in less than 30 days from the date of the invoice.

    • Electricity: Fees and Charges

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Prior of Brampton on 26 October (HL2180–HL2182), in relation to electricity costs, what has been the percentage...

      Energy: Prices

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the findings by Dieter Helm, in his report Cost of Energy Review, commissioned by the Department for Business, Energy and...

      Energy: Costs

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, in commissioning future energy projects, what account they intend to take of the full system and intermittency cost of competing technologies, and whether they...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • North Korea: Military Attachés

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what duties the UK’s Defence Attaché to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea has undertaken since their appointment; how often they have...

    • North Korea: Military Attachés

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the current Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s Defence Attaché has visited the UK; whether any of those visits were fully, or in...

      Yemen: Military Intervention

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Saudi Arabia in relation to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen; and to what effect.

      Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how long it will take to determine whether to offer Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe diplomatic protection.

      Zimbabwe: Sanctions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the statement by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 15 November (HL Deb, col 2028) that Robert Mugabe’s “followers were looting and plundering...

      Robert Mugabe

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to make representations at the UN to have Robert Mugabe brought before the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity and the...

      Robert Mugabe

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, in conjunction with international partners, to support efforts to recover the billions reportedly stolen by Robert Mugabe over the last 36...

      Islamic State

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the government of the United States regarding the legal criteria under which an individual is deemed to be a member of ISIS.

      Zimbabwe: Commonwealth

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the possibility of Zimbabwe's return to the Commonwealth, and of the steps necessary to secure this.

      Zimbabwe: African Union

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what support they have offered to the African Union for its activities in Zimbabwe.

      Zimbabwe: Commonwealth

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have made representations to the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth to support the Commonwealth's re-engagement with Zimbabwe.

      Zimbabwe: Visits Abroad

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the timing, and the possible impact of, a Ministerial visit to Zimbabwe and its neighbouring states to discuss UK support for...

      Sudan: Politics and Government

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, with reference to the commitment in a letter to the APPG on Sudan and South Sudan by the Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Rory Stewart...

      Sudan: Peace Negotiations

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, with reference to the letter from the Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Rory Stewart MP, to the APPG on Sudan and South Sudan dated 23...

      Sudan: Peace Negotiations

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to invite the Sudan Call opposition alliance to visit the UK to discuss the peace process; whether UK engagement with opposition forces in...

      Sudan: Politics and Government

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, with reference to the letter from the Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Rory Stewart MP, to the APPG on Sudan and South Sudan dated 23...

  • Department for Education

    • Student Loans Company

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the (1) performance, (2) management, and (3) governance, of the Student Loans Company; and what plans they have to...

    • Student Loans Company

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what reviews or audits of the Student Loans Company have been undertaken in the past five years; and what companies or individuals were employed to carry out those...

      Steve Lamey

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many formal complaints they received about Steve Lamey while he was Chief Executive of the Student Loans Company; how many of those complaints were...

      Sick Leave

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many days were lost through sickness absence in each of the past five years (1) at the Student Loans Company, (2) at the Department for Education, and (3) for...

  • The Senior Deputy Speaker

    • House of Lords Grand Committee

      To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker on how many sitting days, excluding Fridays, in (1) this session to date, and (2) each of the previous three sessions, there has been no business taken in...

    • Work of the House of Lords

      To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker how much it cost to produce the pamphlet Work of the House of Lords 2016–17; and how many copies were sent to people outside the parliamentary estate.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Military Decorations

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether new Long Service Medals were struck for four star retired officers of the three services who remain on the active list.

    • Saudi Arabia: Cluster Munitions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, following Saudi Arabia's commitment not to use cluster munitions in Yemen, whether they intend to re-offer to remove and destroy Royal Saudi Air Force stocks of...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Welfare State: Reform

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what equality impact analyses have been made following the introduction of each welfare benefit change during the past seven years; and what has been the impact on...

    • Social Security Benefits: Uprating

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Lord Young of Cookham on 16 November (HL Deb, col 2187), whether they plan to revert to uprating working age benefits in line with...

      Families: Disadvantaged

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, prior to the Budget Statement, what was their planned expenditure on the Department for Work and Pensions' relationship support work for (1) 2018–19, and...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Environment Protection

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to enshrine the "polluter pays principle" and the "precautionary principle", as it relates to environmental protection, in British law after the...

    • Zoos: Licensing

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the adequacy of the provisions of (1) the Zoo Licensing Act 1981, and (2) SI 2002/3080 which implemented EC Directive 1999/22/EC.

      Animal Welfare

      To ask Her Majesty's Government which sections of the Animal Welfare Act 2006 explicitly recognise animals as sentient beings; and what assessment they have made of the operation of the...

  • Home Office

    • Refugees: Scotland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many refugees have been re-settled in Scotland, per council since May 2016, and from which country each of those refugees originated.

  • Department of Health

    • Lobbying

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Young of Cookham on 13 November (HL2660), whether money paid to private health service providers for services...

    • Patients

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken to ensure that appropriate pastoral support is available to non-religious patients in hospitals in England on an equal basis to...

      Bevacizumab

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the drug Avastin is available to NHS patients for the treatment of Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration.

      Dentistry

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many NHS dentists there are in England.

      Immigrants: Data Protection

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they carried out an equalities assessment on the data sharing agreement on migrants' information that was signed in January between the Home Office,...

      Mental Health: Children and Young People

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the YMCA and NHS campaign #IAMWHOLE; and what action, if any, they have taken in response to that campaign.

      Tattooing: Eyes

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the risks of eyeball tattoos and the adequacy of the provisions of current legislation.

      Abortion: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Statement by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 23 October (HLWS190) announcing further support for women from Northern Ireland seeking...

      Abortion: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Statement by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 23 October (HLWS190) announcing further support for women from Northern Ireland seeking...

      Abortion: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Statement by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 23 October (HLWS190) announcing further support for women from Northern Ireland seeking...

      Abortion: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Statement by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 23 October (HLWS190) announcing further support for women from Northern Ireland seeking...

      Abortion: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Statement by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 23 October (HLWS190) announcing further support for women from Northern Ireland seeking an...

      Abortion: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Statement by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 23 October (HLWS190) announcing further support for women from Northern Ireland seeking...

      Abortion: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Statement by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 23 October (HLWS190) announcing further support for women from Northern Ireland seeking...

      Abortion: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Statement by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 23 October (HLWS190) announcing further support for women from Northern Ireland seeking...

      Abortion: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Statement by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 23 October (HLWS190) announcing further support for women from Northern Ireland seeking...

      Cancer

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with NHS England on the projected levels of investment over the next five years on new technology to treat cancer.

      Dental Services

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of geographical differences in access to dental services across England; and whether differential rates of access account for...

      Dental Health: Disadvantaged

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have any plans to introduce new initiatives to improve dental health in areas of deprivation.

      Medical Records

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether NHS patients can require (1) their GP, or (2) another NHS doctor to (a) show them their medical records, and (b) provide a copy of such records in whole or...

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