Written answers

Monday, 21 May 2018

  • Department for Transport

    • Train Operating Companies: Fines

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will list the fines which were imposed on rail operators that failed to reach the expected level of service in 2017.

    • Railways: Infrastructure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the structural integrity of the UK rail infrastructure’s (a) track and (b) signalling in (i) Control Period 6,...

      Railways: Freight

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what contingency plans he has in place in the event of a rail freight operator entering insolvency.

      Driving Tests: Driver Information Systems

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps the DVSA is taking to monitor the (a) safety during the driving test and (b) effectiveness of the new sat nav element of the driving test.

      Roads: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what representations he has received from (a) the Local Government Association and (b) local authorities on the allocation of additional funding from...

      Apprentices: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the Government plans to introduce significantly discounted bus and train travel for apprentices.

      East Coast Rail Franchise

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many trains have been cancelled in each month of the last five years for services which come under the terms of the east coast main line franchise.

      Taxis: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answers of 24 April, 23 April, 28 March, 26 February, 29 January, 24 January, 22 January, 18 January, 8 January 2018 and 6 December...

      Railways: Concessions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether it remains the Government's policy to roll-out the 26-30 year railcard scheme throughout the UK.

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Incinerators: Mallusk

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what assessment she has made of the implications of the High Court judgment of 14 May 2018 on the Mallusk incinerator plant for her policies on...

    • Sovereignty: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, if she will confirm that she has no plans to seek a border poll in Northern Ireland; and if she will make a statement.

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Parental Leave

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if she will make an assessment of the potential merits of bringing forward legislative proposals to establish a...

    • Domestic Appliances: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he has plans to raise the minimum legal safety requirements for for (a) fridges and (b) freezers.

      Rules of Origin

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of rules of origin under the proposed maximum facilitation model on...

      Higher Education: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much government research funding was provided to each higher education institution in (a) Coventry and (b) the West...

      Science and Technology: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU on the science and technology sectors in...

      Space Technology: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the timetable is for sites to be informed whether they have been successful in securing a grant towards...

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when he plans to respond to the letter of 2 May 2018 from Eamon O'Hearn on Unilever Norwich job losses.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Iran: Nuclear Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effect of the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal on stability in the Middle East.

    • Israel: Palestinians

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to encourage the international community to work together to speed up the process of peace...

      Israel: Arms Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to investigate allegations of Israel’s contravention of UK national arms licensing...

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his Israeli counterpart on the use of live ammunition against Palestinian protesters.

      Iran: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that UK exports of medical supplies to Iran are protected in light of US...

      Mexico: Elections

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the Government plans to have a role in monitoring the forthcoming general election in Mexico.

      Mexico: Elections

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions his Department has had with representatives of the Mexican Government on ensuring free and fair...

      Mexico: Freedom of Expression

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether his Department has made representations to the Government of Mexico on the potential effect of its Internal Security...

      Cuba: Religious Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has made an assessment of the compatibility of the work of the Office of Religious Affairs in the Cuban Communist...

      Cuba: Religious Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effect on freedom of religion or belief of registration requirements for religious groups in...

      Mexico: Religious Persons

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the role that religious leaders play as human rights defenders in Mexico; and what...

      Mexico: Religious Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the Government of Mexico on the culture of impunity in that country towards repeat...

      Mexico: Religious Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has plans to raise issues relating to freedom of religion or belief in Mexico at that country's Universal Periodic...

      Russia: Football

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the member of British diplomatic staff with prime responsibility for the safety of UK fans at the 2018 World Cup has...

      Israel: Gaza

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he is making to the Government of Israel on their use of ordnance in Gaza.

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make an assessment of whether UK arms were used at the Gaza border against protesters.

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Abortion

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to amend the law on abortion to make it easier for women with complex medical...

    • Drugs: Innovation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to put the UK in the top quartile of comparator countries for the speed of adoption of innovative new...

      Pregnancy: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what perinatal services his Department makes available to families in Birkenhead constituency; and whether he has made an estimate of the...

      Drugs: Innovation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to improve the uptake of innovative new medicines in the UK.

      Colorectal Cancer

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that bowel cancer patients get high quality care.

      Prescriptions: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the change in prescription charges has been in real terms in each year since 2009-10.

      Hospitals: Food

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the spending per in-patient in England on NHS meals was per (a) hospital stay and (b) day in each year since 2009-10.

      Pneumonia and Pneumococcal Diseases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to reduce the number of deaths from (a) pneumonia and (b) pneumococcal disease.

      NHS: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the annual cost of fraud in the NHS.

      Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what savings has been generated for the public purse through managed access agreements for new medicines since 2016.

      Nutrition: Fruit and Vegetables

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to encourage people to include fruit and vegetables in their diets using (a) subsidisation and (b) other...

      Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to ensure that the NHS does not ration access to vaccinations based on cost.

      Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what funding was allocated by his Department to vaccination programmes in each of the last five years.

      Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what funding his Department has allocated for vaccination programmes in (a) 2018-19, (b) 2019-20 and (c) 2020-21 following the 2015...

      Vaccination: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many local authority areas met the WHO recommended 95 per cent uptake target for childhood immunisation programmes in 2016-17.

      Diabetes: Disadvantaged

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the potential correlation between the prevalence of diabetes and measures of deprivation...

      Diabetes: Medical Equipment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what impact assessment he has made of the advice of the Department of Transport’s Medical Advisory Panel on Driving and Visual...

      Diabetes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans are in place to encourage the uptake of diagnostics in diabetes.

      NHS Trusts: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, which NHS Trusts met their A&E winter pressure targets over the last winter period.

      Joint Committee On Vaccination and Immunisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what time timetable for the agenda of the next meeting of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation to be published is.

      Chief Medical Officer: Official Cars

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 14th May 2018 to Question 141013 on Official Cars, how many times the Chief Medical Officer has used an...

      Hospices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has made an estimate of the financial effect of the proposed NHS pay increases on voluntary sector hospices.

      Ibrutinib

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect of the interpretation by NHS England of NICE guidance on the level of provision of Ibrutinib...

      Breast Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish correspondence by Ministers with external bodies from the period between January 2018 and 2 May 2018 relating to the...

      Breast Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish updated information on the number of women since 2010 who have failed to receive breast cancer screening as a result...

      NHS: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to fully fund the proposed pay award for Agenda For Change NHS Staff for all affected organisations; and if...

      Colorectal Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that clinical commissioning groups implement the NICE DG27 guidance, Molecular testing...

      Diabetes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what information his Department holds on the level of (a) access to and (b) uptake of diabetes prevention (i) methods and (ii) programmes...

      Obesity: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what change has been recorded in rates of childhood obesity in each year from 2011 to 2017.

      Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reasons Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS trust has not met the target for 95 percent of patients entering A&E to be...

      Prisoners: Opiates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of prisoners with a history of opioid misuse were provided with Naloxone when released from prison in the...

      Prisoners: Opiates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to make the supply of the opioid-overdose antidote Naloxone to all at-risk prisoners upon...

      Learning Disability: Death

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has plans to extend the Learning Disability Mortality Review programme beyond 2019.

      In Vitro Fertilisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many NHS Trusts in England offered (a) one (b) two (c) three and (d) more than three courses of IVF treatment as a routine service to...

      Abortion: Misoprostol

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of approving the home as a place for pregnant women to take misoprostol.

      Social Services: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether NHS England is legally required to ring fence any part of its allocation to Clinical Commissioning Groups to ensure it is used...

      NHS England

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he plans to take to ensure NHS England achieves the objectives set out in the Mandate for 2018-19.

      Breast Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to his oral contribution of 2 May 2018, Official Report, column 325, when he plans to provide a detailed answer to the question...

      Crimes of Violence: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much his Department has spent on the treatment of (a) acid attack victims, (b) knife attack victims and (c) victims of violent crime...

      Prisoners: Rehabilitation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment his Department has made of the adequacy of the support for drugs rehabilitation provided to prisoners on their...

      NHS: Negligence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, in how many medical negligence claims against the NHS which were settled in the last five years legal proceedings were issued; and in how...

      Nurses: Apprentices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what wage rate is paid to apprentice nurses by NHS employers.

      Babies: Death

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when the Health Service Investigation Branch plans to being its investigation into avoidable baby deaths.

      Social Services: Minimum Wage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has made an assessment of the effect of the back-pay liability for social care providers on trends in the number...

      Nurses: Apprentices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many nursing associates had begun apprenticeship courses by the end of April 2018.

      Child Sexual Abuse Independent Panel Inquiry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when the Government plans to publish its response to the Report on Child Migration Programmes published by the Independence Inquiry into...

      Dementia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much funding from the public purse the Government plans to allocate to dementia research in the 2018-19 financial year.

  • Attorney General

    • Attorney General: Procurement

      To ask the Attorney General, how many of his Department's invitations to tender have received no bidders in the last two years.

    • GPT Special Project Management: Saudi Arabia

      To ask the Attorney General, if he will provide an update on the status of the case of the Serious Fraud Office investigation into allegations concerning GPT and the conduct of its business in...

      National Fund

      To ask the Attorney General, if he will make it his policy to disburse the monies held by the National Fund to good causes.

      National Fund

      To ask the Attorney General, what restrictions are in place to prevent the National Fund being freed for use for good causes.

      National Fund

      To ask the Attorney General, what steps would need to be taken to enable the National Fund to be released for use for good causes.

      National Fund

      To ask the Attorney General, what assessment he has made of the timescale required for the National Fund be be of equal value to the National Debt.

  • Department for Exiting the European Union

    • Financial Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what the options for an agreement on the terms for the UK's financial services industry after the end of the transition period are.

  • Department for Education

    • Education: Ethnic Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to tackle the attainment gap among BAME students.

    • Social Services: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that local authority children’s services receive sufficient funding to support vulnerable young people.

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, for what reason he did not implement grant funding for Year Seven catch-up proposals.

      Pre-school Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the timetable is for the publication of the next statistical set on early years provision for children under five years in the...

      Free School Meals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he plans to collect data on the number of pupils in England who are eligible for free school meals on the ground of household income but are...

      John Roan School

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when Ofsted plans to publish its final report of its 21 and 22 March 2018 inspection of The John Roan secondary school in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

      GCSE: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of children designated as in need achieved (a) five A* to C grades at GCSE including English and mathematics and (b) no...

      University of Chester Academies Trust

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether emergency funding has been provided by the Education and Skills Funding Agency to the University of Chester Academies Trust; and if he will...

      Social Mobility Commission: Public Appointments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 11 May 2018 to Question 137063, what other diversity monitoring data was collected from applicants for the position of Chair...

      Children: Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what information his Department holds on the reasons why Morecambe Bay Primary School failed to meet the threshold to retain the support of a social...

      T-levels: Rural Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment has he made of the propensity of students living and studying in rural areas to take up T levels.

      T-levels

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when his Department plans to inform further education providers on whether they will be delivering T-levels.

      Sixth Form Colleges: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Oral Answer of the Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills of 14 May 2018, Official Report, column 6, on Sixth-Form Colleges: Funding,...

      Teachers: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department is taking to ensure the adequacy of training for teachers on child bereavement.

      Pupils: Hyperactivity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department plans to take to increase support for teenagers with ADHD in schools.

      Sex and Relationship Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans his Department has to ensure that relationships and sex education is (a) impartial and (b) LGBT-inclusive in all types of schools.

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the timetable is for opening the next round of bidding for the Strategic Schools Improvement Fund.

      Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what his Department's policy is on funding from Apprenticeship Levy digital vouchers that businesses did not spend within the two-year time limit.

      Disabled Students' Allowances

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 15 May 2018 to Question 142874 on Disabled Students' Allowances, whether he has assessed the potential merits of providing...

      T-levels

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, for what reasons his Department plans to introduce a single provider model for each T-level; and what contingency measures his Department is putting...

      T-levels

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether the Competition and Markets Authority has provided an analysis of the single provider proposals for T-levels; and if he will make a statement.

      Social Mobility Commission: Public Appointments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 11 May 2018 to Question 137063, what data was collected on the educational backgrounds of applicants to be Chair of the...

      Children in Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many looked-after children are being looked after as a result of their parents or guardians being deemed homeless.

      Children in Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, on how many occasions children subject to special guardianship orders and adoption orders have been placed into local authority care under section 20...

      Disabled Students' Allowances

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Oral Answer of the Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation to the hon. Member for Battersea of 14 May 2018,...

      Pre-school Education: Teachers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to page 17 of the Early Years Workforce Strategy, published in March 2017, when his Department plans to undertake a consultation on...

      Engineering: Vocational Guidance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 19 March 2018 to Question 132470 on Engineering: Vocational Guidance, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that the...

      Adult Education: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 21 March 2018 to Question 133046 on adult education: finance, whether those organisations eligible for support have...

      Engineering: Vocational Guidance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the answer of 19 March 2018 to Question 1324703 on Engineering: Vocational Guidance, whether his Department plans to allocate additional...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Social Security Benefits: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the highest number of previous convictions for social security benefit fraud was for an individual convicted of a further social security benefit...

    • Prison and Probation Service: Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps the HM Prison and Probation Service is taking to respond to the findings in the 2016-17 National Offender Management Service Annual Staff...

      Truancy: Fixed Penalties

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average time taken to schedule a court date in cases of unpaid penalty notices for non-attendance at school in each year since 2015 is.

      Courts: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what estimate he has made of the number of incidents of victims and suspects travelling on the same bus or train to court in areas where the local court...

      Voyeurism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will take steps to make the practice of up-skirting a sexual offence; and what recent discussions and with whom he has had on that matter.

      Ministry of Defence: Allowances

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the cost to the public purse has been of expenses for his Department's staff by grade in each year since 2010.

      Remand in Custody

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average time spent on remand pending trial was for people facing summary offences in the last twelve months for which data is available.

      Prison Officers: Redundancy Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the cost was to the public purse of severance packages paid to prison officers who took voluntary early departure in 2011 and were subsequently...

      Prisoners: Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much has been spent on incarcerating the perpetrators of (a) acid attacks, (b) knife attacks and (c) violent crimes; in each year since 2010.

      Personal Independence Payment: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 11 September 2017 to Question 8402, what assessment he has made the reasons for the increase in the average waiting times for...

      Personal Independence Payment: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment she has made of trends in the level of turnover of the membership of personal independence payment appeal tribunals.

  • Treasury

    • Financial Services

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the (a) short-term and (b) long-term risks to financial services in each region of the UK after the UK leaves the EU.

    • Financial Services

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many UK financial services firms have attained a presence in Europe since the EU referendum.

      Stamp Duty Land Tax

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what proportion of Stamp Duty Land Tax repayments claimed were repaid within the 15 days target in the last financial year; and what the total sum...

      Sanitary Protection: VAT

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent discussions his Department has had with the European Commission on the application of a zero rate of VAT to sanitary products.

      Rents: Databases

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of establishing a rent recognition database to be regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

      Social Services: Minimum Wage

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what implications there are for his policy of the report Care workers, challenges of the tax and benefits system, published on 2 May 2018 by the Low Incomes...

      Windrush Generation: Compensation

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate has been of made the cost to the public purse of the (a) total and (b) additional staffing costs of the Windrush compensation programme.

      Corporation Tax

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent estimate his Department has made of the effect on the public purse of the Government’s plans to lower corporation tax to 17 per cent from 2020.

      Royal Bank of Scotland: Small Businesses

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the Answer of 15 May 2018 to Question 142837 on Royal Bank of Scotland: Small Businesses, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of...

      Children: Day Care

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many parents using the tax free childcare online application system have submitted compensation claims after not receiving a top-up from HMRC; what the...

      Cost of Living: Families

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps the Government is taking to support families with the cost of living.

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Local Government Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 27 April 2018 to Question 136658 on Local Government Finance, answered 27 April 2018,...

    • Housing Ombudsman Service: Judicial Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many Housing Ombudsman decisions were sent for judicial review between March 2016 and March 2017.

      EU Grants and Loans: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what representations he has received from representatives of the Welsh Government on the development of the UK Shared...

      EU Grants and Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what discussions he has had with representatives of local authorities in England on the development of the UK Shared...

      EU Grants and Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the proposed value of the future UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

      Housing Associations: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many properties have disposed of by housing associations in each local authority in London since 2010.

      Grenfell Tower: Fires

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many households that lived in (a) Grenfell Tower and (b) Grenfell Walk have accepted offers of (i) temporary and...

      Grenfell Tower: Fires

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many households that lived in (a) Grenfell Tower and (b) Grenfell Walk have moved out of (i) temporary and (ii)...

      Building Regulations: Fire Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many of the 41 local authorities that have contacted his Department regarding fire safety in buildings since the...

      Help to Buy Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether he plans to sell the Help to Buy loan book; and if he will make a statement.

      Leasehold: Ground Rent

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether he plans to legislate to prevent unreasonable increases in ground rents on existing leasehold properties.

      Social Rented Housing: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will issue guidance to providers of social housing on how they should deal with and respond to enquiries from...

      Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Paternity Leave

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many male staff of his Department have taken shared parental leave; and what the average length of that leave was.

      Fire Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many requests for financial assistance to undertake fire safety work from local councils and housing associations...

      Local Government : Fire Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will publish the names of (a) the 41 local authorities that have contacted his Department regarding fire safety...

      Local Plans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will publish the role and remit of local plan inspectors.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Ministry of Defence: Living Wage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many (a) direct employees, (b) agency staff and (c) outsourced staff working for (i) his Department and (ii) agencies of his Department are paid...

    • Military Aircraft: Helicopters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the maximum number of trainees is that can be accommodated in an Airbus (a) H135 and (b) H145 helicopter.

      Military Aircraft: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many training flights his Department has purchased from Ascent Flight Training.

      Armed Forces: Cybercrime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to page 10 paragraph 1.10 of the National Cyber Security Strategy 2016-2021, what assessment he has made of the Armed Forces' ability to...

      Poland: Cybercrime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to paragraph 5.28 on page 51 of the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review, what steps his Department has taken with Poland on cyber...

      Joint Cyber Reserve: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many members of (a) armed forces and (b) his Department's personnel work for the Joint Cyber Unit in (i) Corsham and (ii) Cheltenham.

      Navy: Weapons

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the out-of-service dates are for each of the Royal Navy's active weapons systems.

      Tomahawk Missiles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department has plans to replenish Royal Navy stocks of Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles.

      Military Aircraft: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the annual in-year costs for operating the UK Military Flying Training System have been in each of the last seven years.

      Sentinel Aircraft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many RAF Sentinel R1 aircraft were serviceable on the first day of each month of 2017.

      Military Aircraft: Manufacturing Industries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that the UK maintains the ability to build combat aircraft and that such capability is not outsourced to...

      Military Aircraft: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the Government has made an assessment of the export potential of operational RAF-manned ISTAR aircraft manufactured in part or entirely in the UK.

      Falkland Islands: Armed Forces

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department has taken to improve internet connectivity for the personal use of serving UK military personnel in the Falkland Islands.

      Defence in UK Prosperity Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when his Department plans to publish the Defence in the UK Prosperity Review by the hon. Member for Ludlow.

      Royal Fleet Auxiliary

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the firm number of planned solid support ships for the Royal Fleet Auxiliary is which is required by his Department.

      HMS Ocean

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the cost to the public purse of the refit of HMS Ocean was; and what revenue was generated for his Department's budget from the sale of that vessel.

      Royal Fleet Auxiliary

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what role the planned Royal Fleet Auxiliary Fleet solid support ships are planned to play in enabling future UK carrier strike capability.

      Rosyth Dockyard: Materials Handling Equipment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the Goliath crane located in Rosyth has been sold.

      Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, which parts of the F-35 Autonomic Logistics Information System are planned to be integrated into the planned Royal Fleet Auxiliary Fleet solid support ships.

      Rosyth Dockyard: Nuclear Submarines

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many decommissioned nuclear ballistic missile submarines are laid up at Rosyth dockyard.

      Royal Fleet Auxiliary

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will assess the merits of a UK-based consortium block-build bid for planned Royal Fleet Auxiliary solid support ships.

      Maritime Patrol Aircraft: Torpedoes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of integrating Stingray torpedoes onto the new Boeing P-8As.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Children: Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of people that used self-employed status to avoid paying child maintenance payments in 2017.

    • Employment and Support Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average duration of mandatory reconsideration is for people who following an initial decision on their employment and support...

      Social Security Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether guidance is provided to departmental staff and contractors on communicating to claimants how they can establish a source of income...

      Universal Credit: PAYE

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment she has made of the accuracy of the Real Time Information system in calculating the universal credit that is awarded to...

      Social Security Benefits: Great Grimsby

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the causes of the changes in the number of claimants aged between 18 and 24 in Great Grimsby constituency...

      Social Security Benefits: Great Grimsby

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the causes of the changes in the number of claimants aged between 16 and 64 in Great Grimsby constituency...

      Personal Independence Payment: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the value of (a) average backdated benefits and (b) total backdated benefits for PIP claimants who won PIP...

      Personal Independence Payment: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect of waiting times for PIP appeal tribunal dates on (a) the physical health and (b) the mental health...

      Personal Independence Payment: Cancer

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if her Department will make an assessment of the financial effect of the three-month waiting period for personal independence payment on...

      Universal Credit: Self-employed

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the number of self-employed claimants on universal credit full service who have remained self-employed once the...

      Health and Safety Executive: Income

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much the Health and Safety Executive earned through selling consultancy services in each of the last five years.

      Support for Mortgage Interest

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the financial effect on people in receipt of Support for Mortgage Interest moving on to a Support for Mortgage...

      Part-time Employment: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people between 16 and 24 years old were in part-time employment in (a) 2012 and (b) 2017.

      Flexible Support Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 135706, on Flexible Support Fund, what assessment her Department has made of trends in (a) claimant needs and (b)...

      Cold Weather Payments: County Durham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many cold weather payments have been issued in 2018 for people in postcode area SR8; and what the timetable is for recipients to receive...

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people have had their personal independence payments changed from weekly to four-weekly payments.

      Universal Credit

      What steps he is taking to ensure that universal credit supports people to increase their earnings and progress in their jobs.

      Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations

      When she last visited a personal independence payment assessment centre.

      Food Banks

      What assessment her Department has made of trends in the number of people signposted or referred to food banks in areas where full service universal credit has been rolled out.

      Children: Maintenance

      What plans the Government has to increase compliance with child maintenance responsibilities.

      Pension Protection Fund: Carillion

      What steps she is taking to ensure that support is provided for former Carillion employees whose pensions will not be covered by the Pension Protection Fund.

      Long Term Unemployed People

      What recent assessment she has made of trends in long-term unemployment.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Livestock: Waste Disposal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether his Department has commissioned an independent assessment on the need for more animal rendering plants; and if he...

    • Furs: Import Controls

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of extending existing fur import bans to cover all species affected by...

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: ICT

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, which EU (a) networks, (b) information systems and (c) databases his Department expects to (i) lose access to and (ii) pay...

      Curlews: Conservation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to improve the habitats of curlew birds.

      Recycling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to support local authorities to roll out recycling bins on streets.

      Recycling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he plans to review the potential merits of alternatives to weight based recycling targets as part of his...

  • Home Office

    • Slavery

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 6 March 2018 to Question 129973 on Slavery, how many people issued with positive conclusive grounds decisions (a)...

    • Slavery: Victims

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps he has taken to assess the effect of the alignment of subsistence rates provided to victims of modern slavery to those received...

      Drugs: Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether he has plans to bring forward legislative proposals on the length of sentences for drug-related crimes.

      Home Office: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether his Department when procuring services from external suppliers measures the risk of human trafficking taking place during the...

      Slavery: Legal Aid Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that potential victims of modern slavery are aware of the free legal assistance that they are...

      Organised Crime: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what training and support his Department is providing to (a) accident and emergency services and (b) major trauma centres in (i) London and...

      Crossbows: Sales

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she has made an estimate of the number of crossbows which have been sold in (a) England, (b) Wales, (c) Scotland and (d) Northern...

      Crossbows

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) injuries and (b) deaths have been caused by crossbows in (a) England, (b) Wales, (c) Scotland and (d) Northern Ireland in each...

      Domestic Violence: Electronic Surveillance

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the merits of prohibiting domestic abusers from using spyware and domestic surveillance to monitor their...

      Foreign Nationals: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate he has made of the number of non-EU nationals who are in the UK having entered on a false EU (a) passport or (b) identity document.

      Deportation: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether his officials have raised concerns over potentially wrongful deportation of highly skilled migrants under section 322(5) of the...

      Home Office: Compensation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much his Department has paid in compensation for (a) wrongful detentions and (b) wrongful deportations in each year since 2010.

      Refugees: Palestinians

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans the Government has to support Palestinian refugees seeking to enter the UK as a result of recent violence in Gaza.

      Immigration: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the rules governing people with (a) indefinite leave to remain and (b) refugee status to (i) leave and then return to Northern Ireland...

      Police: Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much has been spent by police forces on handling (a) acid attacks, (b) knife attacks and (c) violent crimes in each year since 2010.

      Educational Testing Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 15 May 2018 to Question 142744 on the Educational Testing Service, how many people whose results were marked as...

      Brook House Immigration Removal Centre

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what information his Department holds on whether any G4S staff at Brook House Immigration Removal Centre received charges for unacceptable...

      Undocumented Migrants: Private Rented Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people have been evicted under the provisions of the Immigration Act 2016 or otherwise made homeless as a result of his...

      Knives: Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of the reduction in police numbers on levels of knife crime in England and Wales.

      Metals: Theft

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps he is taking to tackle metal theft in (a) Tyne and Wear, (b) North East England and (c) the UK.

      DNA: Databases

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many successful matches there were between DNA profiles taken from crime scenes and profiles stored on the national DNA database in (a)...

      DNA: Databases

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many DNA profiles were (a) held on the national DNA database and (b) added to the national DNA database in each of the last eight years.

      Alternatives to Prosecution

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many community resolutions there have been by offence in each of the last three years.

      Automatic Number Plate Recognition

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, (a) on which motorways and (b) at which locations on those motorways automatic number plate recognition cameras are in use; and what...

      Sleeping Rough

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps his Department is taking to avoid criminalising rough sleeping when tackling anti-social behaviour.

      Police: Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate his Department has made of the amount of money spent from the public purse on policing in (a) 1997, (b) 2007, (c) 2010 and (d)...

  • Department for International Development

    • Libya: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assistance her Department is giving Libya in terms of medical and food aid.

    • South Sudan: Humanitarian Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent assessment has made of the humanitarian situation in South Sudan, and if he will make a statement.

      Developing Countries: Poverty

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to reduce income and wealth inequality in partner countries.

      Palestinians: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what funding her Department is providing to agencies in Palestine to help with medical aid.

      Burma: Rohingya

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what support her Department is providing to Rohingya refugees; and if she will make a statement.

      Developing Countries: Private Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much Government overseas development assistance expenditure has been spent (a) directly and (b) indirectly on low-fee for profit...

      Burma: Rohingya

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what mental health care programmes her Department is funding for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

      Department for International Development: Paternity Leave

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many male staff in her Department have taken shared paternity leave in the last twelve months; and what the length of each such...

      Iraq: Internally Displaced People

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what support her Department provides to internally displaced Christians who wish to return to the Nineveh Plains area of Iraq.

      Gaza: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps she is taking to deliver (a) drugs and (b) medical equipment to Gaza.

      Gaza: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that money supplied to the Gaza region is used only for humanitarian purposes.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Crown Commercial Service: Procurement

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 3 May 2018 to Question 137438 on Crown Commercial Service: Procurement, how many of the Crown Commercial Service's...

    • Electoral Commission: Fines

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 30 April 2018 to Question 137479 on UK Membership of EU: Referendums, and with reference to the oral evidence of the Chief...

      Exports: EU Countries and USA

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of trends in the level of exports to (a) the USA and (b) the EU since 2011.

      Government Departments: Procurement

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many civil servants there have been in the Commercial Profession in each year since 2014.

      Living Wage

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the (a) number and (b) proportion of people in (i) Liverpool, Wavertree constituency, (ii) the Liverpool City Region and...

  • Department for International Trade

    • Small Businesses: Commonwealth

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether his Department plans to take steps to help SMEs understand the different regulatory environments of Commonwealth nations in order...

    • Department for International Trade: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of any decrease in its staffing on its ability to carry out its remit.

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Arts and Culture

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if he will make an estimate of the amount of funding his Department has spent on arts and culture provision in former...

    • Tourism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps Government is taking to support social tourism initiatives throughout the UK.

      Holidays: Low Incomes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions the Government has had with the tourism industry on helping families with low incomes take a holiday away...

      Tourism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the value of social tourism to the UK (a) domestic tourism industry and (b) economy.

      Sports: Television

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what his policy is on home nation sports events being televised on free-to-air television.

      Tourism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment he has made of the economic value of tourism to (a) the UK and (b) Yorkshire.

  • House of Commons Commission

    • Parliamentary Estate: Recycling

      To ask the right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, what proportion of disposable (a) cups, (b) food containers and (c) cutlery used on the...

  • Wales Office

    • Virgin Media: Swansea

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what discussions he has had with his counterparts in the Welsh Government on the decision by Virgin Media to consult on the closure of its Swansea site.

    • Virgin Media: Swansea

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what recent discussions he has had with Virgin Media on the decision to consult on the closure of its Swansea site.

      Virgin Media: Swansea

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what steps he is taking to help ensure Virgin Media operations in Swansea remain open.

      Virgin Media: Swansea

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what steps he is taking to support the workforce affected by the decision by Virgin Media to consult on the closure of its Swansea site.

  • Leader of the House of Lords

    • Select Committees: Membership

      To ask the Leader of the House whether she will present proposals to the Procedure Committee to amend the rules on rotation and membership of select committees to allow for the election by the...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Nigeria: Christianity

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the attacks (1) targeted at Christian communities in Nigeria, and (2) that have occurred in the north east state of Adamawa;...

    • British Council

      To ask Her Majesty's Government which countries have had a British Council establishment closed since 1990.

      British Council

      To ask Her Majesty's Government which countries have had a British Council establishment opened since 1990.

      Arms Trade: Burma

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to develop international support for a UN-mandated global arms embargo against Burma.

      Burma: International Criminal Court

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with members of the UN Security Council to secure support in principle for referral of Burma to the International Criminal...

      Arms Trade: Burma

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with other EU governments about expanding the EU arms embargo to cover the sale of all equipment to the military and military-owned...

      Zimbabwe: Elections

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Zimbabwe to ensure that the electoral commission is genuinely independent prior to the forthcoming elections.

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation have taken as part of their assessment of whether to vaccinate adolescent boys against HPV; and when...

    • Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination

      To ask Her Majesty's Government which countries provide HPV vaccinations for adolescent boys; which countries have published plans to implement such vaccination programmes; and what...

  • Department for International Development

    • Developing Countries: Corruption

      To ask Her Majesty's Government which countries they are prioritising for anti-corruption aid between 2018 and 2020.

    • EU Aid

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to continue to contribute to EU overseas aid projects in order to meet their spending commitments on overseas development aid.

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their estimate of the number of non-disclosure agreements that have been agreed between building owners and contractors relating to the correction of...

    • Housing: Construction

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many affordable homes and units of social housing have been built with public funds in each year since 2015; and how this compares to the targets set for each...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Armed Forces: Pensions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the financial consequences for senior medical consultants in the Armed Forces of the combined effect of annual non-voluntary...

    • Explosives: Seas and Oceans

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how they plan to combat the threat of modern digital mines at sea.

      Syria: Armed Conflict

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Howe on 24 April (HL6880), which armed opposition groups they are supporting in Syria.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Fish: Conservation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what research they have undertaken or commissioned into the decline of stocks of wild salmon and sea trout, and the polluting effects of farmed salmon.

    • Food: Sales

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether UK manufacturers will be able to sell food and drink through to shelf-life after the UK leaves the EU.

      Marine Conservation Zones

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of Marine Conservation Zones in the waters around England.

  • Home Office

    • Deportation: Caribbean

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many members of the Windrush generation have been deported.

    • Deportation: Caribbean

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many members of the Windrush generation are in the process of being deported.

  • Treasury

    • Civil Liability Bill (HL)

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what provision they have made, or will make, for the loss to HMRC of £140 million per annum as estimated in the Impact Assessment to the Civil Liability Bill.

    • Treasury: Internet

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many cloud services contracts that were previously delivered by British cloud services providers for the HM Treasury are now delivered by...

      Instalment Credit

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of rent-to-own schemes for electrical and white goods on low-income households.

      Claims Management Services: Insurance Companies

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what evidence they have that insurers own or have financial interests in claims companies; and whether they intend to publish any such evidence.

      Personal Injury: Compensation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they will take to ensure that the insurance industry will pass on to customers the majority of the £1.3 billion the impact assessment for the Civil...

      Insurance Premium Tax

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much revenue they have raised (1) annually, and (2) in total, as a result of the increase in Insurance Premium Tax at (a) the standard rate from 5...

      Duchy of Cornwall: VAT

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 30 April (HL6867), why the Duchy of Cornwall has a VAT number from the Government department registration series.

      Financial Services: Insolvency

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 8 May (HL7245), what advice they give to stockbrokers and fund managers to ensure that client's assets are...

      Insurance Companies

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to review the capital requirements of insurance companies and review governance arrangements to ensure that they can compete on an equal...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • S4C: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will guarantee an adequate level of funding for the S4C TV channel.

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