Written answers

Friday, 29 December 2017

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • New Businesses

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

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Armed Conflict: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to implement UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security.

    • Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent steps his Department has taken to (a) promote and (b) support human rights overseas.

      Wildlife: Smuggling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to tackle the illegal wildlife trade.

      Japan: Diplomatic Relations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of UK diplomatic relations with Japan.

      Iran: Nuclear Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his counterparts in (a) Iran, (b) the United States, (c) Israel, (d) other EU member...

      Iran: Nuclear Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent discussions he has had with members of the United States Congress on potential amendments to that country’s...

      Iran: Nuclear Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make an assessment of the veracity of claims by the President of the United States on 13 October 2017 that Iran has...

      Iran: Nuclear Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with members of the United States Congress on the potential re-imposition of sanctions...

      Iran: Nuclear Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the capacity of the International Atomic Energy Agency to fulfil its obligations under...

      Iran: Nuclear Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to his counterpart in the Iran Government on the ratification by that country of an...

      Iran: Nuclear Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the progress of the Government of Iran on ratifying an Additional Protocol to that...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Microplastics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of extending the microbeads ban to include sunscreen and deodorants.

    • Washing Machines: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the regulatory standards for filters in washing machines are; and whether he has any plans to review those standards.

      Sentencing: Fly-tipping

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs whether he plans to increase the length of sentences for repeat fly-tipping offenders; and if he will make a statement.

      Reoffenders: Fly-tipping

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what information his Department holds on the reoffending rate for people convicted of fly-tipping.

      Agriculture: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions his Department has had with the representatives of the Northern Ireland Assembly on soil and water...

      Public Footpaths

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 11 October 2017 to Question 106302, what funding he plans to allocate to national trails for...

      Food: Waste

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what further steps the Government is taking to reduce food waste in UK supermarkets.

  • Department for International Development

    • Syria: Overseas Aid

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the total Department for International Development funding that has been diverted to Islamist jihadist groups in Syria; and whether...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Prisoners: Per Capita Costs

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the average annual cost of holding someone serving a custodial sentence.

    • Prisoners' Release

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to improve access to release on temporary licence.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Palestinians: Health Services

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they intend to take ensure that Palestinian healthcare centres in East Jerusalem are protected and to address delays to ambulances and patients...

    • Syria: Overseas Aid

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the suspension of their financial support to the Free Syrian Police, what assessment they have made of the use of funds provided to the armed Syrian...

      Religious Freedom

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have any plans to raise the profile of Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 2018.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Fly-tipping

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to assist local authorities to deter fly-tipping.

    • Smoke Control Areas

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the regulations that prevent the burning of unauthorised fuel in smoke control areas.

      European Environment Agency

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have for future relationships post-Brexit between (1) UK public agencies, and (2) UK industry, and the European Environment Agency.

      European Chemicals Agency

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have for future relationships post-Brexit between (1) UK public agencies, and (2) UK industry, and the European Chemicals Agency.

      Trees

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their estimate of the area of England that is likely to be covered by trees and woodland in 2020; and how this compares with (1) Northern...

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