Written answers

Monday, 6 August 2018

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Small Businesses: Nottinghamshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many small and medium-sized businesses in Nottinghamshire have received support under each business support scheme...

  • Home Office

    • Knives: Crime

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the finding in the Youth Violence Commission’s Interim Report, published in July, that current approaches to reducing knife...

    • Syria: White Helmets

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the light of the statement on the resettlement of White Helmets by the Foreign Secretary and the International Development Secretary on 22 July, whether...

      White Helmets: Syria

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the light of the statement on the resettlement of White Helmets by the Foreign Secretary and the International Development Secretary on 22 July, what...

      Immigration

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether UK citizens not owning property in the UK will be required to satisfy immigration authorities of income and property in the UK when applying for...

      British Nationals Abroad: EU Countries

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their estimate of the numbers of UK citizens residing in other EU member states who do not own property in the UK.

      Visas

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many times in each of the last five years have immigration officers refused permission for a short-term visitor visa on the grounds that they have not...

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Shops: Publications

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how they intend to support the long-term prosperity of independent bookshops.

    • Takeovers: Foreign Companies

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to increase the scrutiny of foreign takeovers in industries which are important to the resilience and security of the UK.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Boris Johnson

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the daily cost to the Exchequer of the continued occupation of the Foreign Secretary's residence at Carlton Gardens by former Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson.

    • Colombia: Human Rights

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their response to the killing of nine human rights defenders in Colombia in the first week of July.

      Colombia: Human Rights

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will encourage the government of Colombia to invite the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders to visit Colombia.

      Colombia: Internally Displaced People

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether it is their assessment that Colombia has the highest number of internally displaced persons in the world; and why, at the 38th session of the Human Rights...

      Colombia: Armed Conflict

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking following the declaration by the paramilitary group Aguilas Negras that the non-governmental organisations Sisma Mujer and Somos...

      Colombia: Armed Conflict

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Colombia about the humanitarian crisis in Chocó, specifically in relation to the reports of sexual...

  • Cabinet Office

    • Gulf Strategy Unit

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the Written Answer by the Minister for the Cabinet Office on 19 October 2016 (HC47638), which department provided the funding for the administration...

    • Public Sector: Procurement

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether Tenders Electronic Daily only contains public sector tenders from within the EU; and if so, on what website or websites UK public sector tenders will...

      Usa: Nato

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, during the UK visit of the President of the United States in July, the Prime Minister raised with him the importance of accuracy in statements concerning...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Ivory: Registration

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the estimated total annual gross cost of the registration scheme outlined in the Ivory Bill in respect of pre-1947 items with low ivory content; and how...

    • Food

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by the Food Research Collaboration, Feeding Britain: food security after Brexit, published on 23 July; and...

      Sky Lanterns

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the risk to the public, property and crops from sky lanterns.

      Farmers: Supermarkets

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support fairness in the supply chain for farmers and growers.

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