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Written answers

Thursday, 2 August 2018

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Big Lottery Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how much Big Lottery Fund spending was distributed per capita in each local authority region in the last year for which data...

  • Home Office

    • Immigration: Windrush Generation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether those affected by the Home Office's wrongful detention of Windrush immigrants who have received compensation have been required to sign non-disclosure...

    • Unexplained Wealth Orders

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many unexplained wealth orders have been (1) applied for, (2) granted, and (3) refused since they became available; and how many are subject to appeal.

      Overseas Students: English Language

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they issue guidance to universities on the appropriate level of spoken and written English for overseas students undertaking a degree course.

      Informers: Children

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many children under the age of 18 are used as covert human intelligence sources (CHIS) in England and Wales, broken down by police force; and what was the...

      Informers: Children

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many children under the age of 18 were recruited as covert human intelligence sources in each year since 2010, broken down by police force.

      Immigration: Children and Young People

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the statement by the Minister of Immigration on 21 June (HC Deb, cols 508–20) that vulnerable EU citizens applying for settled status will be...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Music

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the extra steps to be taken to support the live music industry.

  • Treasury

    • Inheritance Tax: Siblings

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 20 July (HL Deb, col 1413), what estimate they have made of (1) the savings in social and other...

    • Financial Services: Trade Competitiveness

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to ensure that the City of London remains a truly competitive, global financial hub after Brexit; and if they do, whether such plans...

      Debts

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to meet their timetable for implementing the breathing space debt scheme as announced by the Economic Secretary to HM Treasury in...

      Bank Services: Rural Areas

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure continued access to (1) free automated teller machines, and (2) bank branches, particularly in rural communities.

      Bank Services

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many working people in the UK they estimate do not have bank accounts; and what steps they are taking to assist such people; and what particular measures...

      Child Tax Credit

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the report by HMRC, Child and Working Tax Credits Statistics: Provisional Awards Geographical Analysis April 2018, published on 28 June, in...

      Taxation: Disclosure of Information

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the consultation paper, Amending HMRC’s Civil Information Powers, published on 10 July, which contained the proposal to remove the...

      Financial Services

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to advance the UK’s position as an international financial centre.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Krill: Antarctic

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking, if any, to collaborate with other countries to seek to (1) control, and (2) conduct research into, the commercial fishing of krill...

    • British Overseas Territories

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether any British Overseas Territory has made representations to them regarding new UK legislation; if so, which Territory; and on what subject.

  • Department for International Trade

    • Trade Agreements

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made on new trade deals with (1) Mexico, (2) Ethiopia, (3) the Philippines, (4) Egypt, and (5) Vietnam; how many visits to those countries...

    • Trade Agreements: Japan

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the recently signed pact on free trade agreed between the EU and Japan; and what assessment they have made of whether any...

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