Written answers

Friday, 5 January 2018

  • Home Office

    • Asylum

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what procedures are in place to ensure that pregnant asylum seekers and refugees receive access to maternity grants.

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

  • Home Office

    • Prostitution: Arrests

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 8 December (HL3801), whether they will now collect and make available information from...

    • Radicalism

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what legal powers they have to mandate persons to attend deradicalisation programmes; and what sanctions and penalties exist for those who refuse to do so.

      Refugees

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the average cost to public funds in the first year for a person who has been granted refugee status.

      Proof of Identity

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will consider the cost and method of introducing a secure national identity number, with electronic links to a centrally held register of biometric...

      Bijan Ebrahimi

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they will take to ensure that lessons learned from the murder of Bijan Ebrahimi are acted upon by UK police forces.

  • Attorney General

    • Out-of-school Education: Prosecutions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Keen of Elie on 6 November (HL2408), whether there have been no prosecutions for operating unregistered schools because...

  • Department for Education

    • Science: Education

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that school science practical classes are funded to a level sufficient to (1) stimulate school pupils, and (2) meet the requirements...

    • Schools: Admissions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when the Schools that Work for Everyone consultation was concluded; when they intend to set out their response; and what assessment they have made of the 50 per...

      Social Services: Children

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the estimate by the Local Government Association that there will be a £2 billion funding gap in children’s social...

      Children: Disability

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the 2011 report by Together for Disabled Children on the impact of short break programmes for disabled children.

      Ofsted: Security

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to protect the Chief Inspector of Schools and her staff and offices in the light of threatened attacks following Ofsted's criticism of...

      Out-of-school Education

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they intend to take to strengthen Ofsted’s powers to prosecute and close illegal unregistered schools following comments by the Chief Inspector of...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Liverpool Prison

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when the last ministerial visit to HM Prison Liverpool took place.

  • Department for Communities and Local Government

    • Leasehold Advisory Service

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people the leasehold advisory service has advised in the last two years.

    • Emergencies: Planning

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have ascertained what proportion of local authorities from cities down to parish councils have agreed Disaster Emergency Plans; and if so, what is...

  • HM Treasury

    • Government Departments: Loans

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the reply by Viscount Younger of Leckie on 13 December (HL Deb, cols 1552–4), whether any Government body, other than the Student Loans...

  • Department for Exiting the European Union

    • Brexit: Public Consultation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the University College London Constitution Unit report Citizens' Assembly on Brexit.

    • Brexit: Public Consultation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to provide funding for citizens' assemblies on Brexit to consider the public's views on the nature of the UK's future relationship with the EU;...

  • Department for International Trade

    • Overseas Trade: Sudan

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of Sudan's performance against the UN Guiding Principles on business and human rights (the Ruggie Principles); and what was the...

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