Written answers

Tuesday, 25 September 2018

  • Home Office

    • Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many and what proportion of reports made to Action Fraud have been reviewed by (a) a computer system and (b) a member of staff in each...

    • Passports: Caribbean

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what representations his Department received before 2018 on the eligibility for UK passports of Caribbean-born UK residents.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Prisons: Design

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether his Department has plans to implement the recommendations of the Report of the Zahid Mubarek inquiry, published in June 2006, in the design of...

  • Department for Transport

    • Aviation: Drunkenness

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made, if any, of the risk posed to aviation and passenger safety by intoxicated air passengers.

    • Ports

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what factors have led to the four per cent reduction in freight exported through British ports in the year April 2017 to April 2018, as reported in the provisional...

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Furniture: Fire Resistant Materials

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will publish their response to the September 2016 consultation on necessary fire safety changes to the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety)...

    • Fire Resistant Materials

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to promote the development of materials and products that meet fire safety requirements without the use of chemical flame retardants.

      Furniture: Fire Resistant Materials

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many meetings they have held or attended since the end of the consultation on the changes to the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988 in...

      Timber

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to follow the EU’s new energy policy directive of promoting the use of wood as a renewable fuel after Brexit.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what further progress has been made to secure the permanent release in Iran of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, following her temporary release on furlough in August.

    • Yemen: Military Intervention

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the conclusions of the report by Human Rights Watch Hiding Behind the Coalition: Failure to Credibly Investigate and Provide...

      Yemen: War Crimes

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the finding by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in its report Situation of human rights...

      Bahrain: Political Prisoners

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made, or intend to make, to the government of Bahrain about reports that the political prisoners Hajer Mansoor, Medina Ali and Najah...

      Hassan Mushaima

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the statement issued by the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy on 10 September in relation to the investigation conducted...

      Bahrain: Political Prisoners

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Bahrain about the Bahraini Ombudsman’s failure to ensure that political prisoner, Ali Hajji, has...

      Bahrain: Human Rights

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to make any public condemnation of the human rights abuses taking place in Bahrain during the current session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva.

      Bahrain: Human Rights

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the remarks made in the opening statement of the 39th session of the Human Rights Council by the High Commissioner for Human...

      Bahrain: UN Human Rights Council

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to support Bahrain’s candidacy for a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council in October.

      Sudan: Politics and Government

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the announcement by Field Marshal Bashir, President of Sudan, that he intends to seek changes to the constitution to enable him...

      Sudan: Foreign Relations

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what benchmarks they have set for their forthcoming strategic dialogue with the Republic of Sudan.

      Sudan: Human Rights

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what reports from Sudan they have received over the past 12 months about (1) the arrest of opposition politicians, (2) violations of religious...

      Sudan: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their policy on civil servants, businessmen, or British visitors to Sudan meeting Field Marshal Bashir following his indictment by the International...

      Sudan: Peace Negotiations

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their latest assessment of progress in the peace process in (1) Darfur, and (2) Blue Nile and Kordofan.

      Christopher Allen

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 12 September (HL9993, HL9994, and HL9995), what steps they have taken to support any requests...

      Syria: Chemical Weapons

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports of jihadist groups in Idlib filming and preparing statements to prove a chemical attack on the inhabitants of the city...

  • Department for Education

    • Mature Students: Part-time Education

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to increase the number of mature students studying part-time for level 4 and level 5 qualifications in England.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Prisoners: Foreign Nationals

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many current prisoners in England and Wales are (1) citizens of other EU member states, and (2) non-EU citizens.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Holiday Accommodation: Waste Disposal

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of short-term holidays lets on the capacity of local authorities to provide sufficient domestic and business rubbish...

  • Home Office

    • Passports: Fraud

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the number of UK passports (1) in circulation, and (2) potential circulation that are the subject of fraudulent production.

    • British Nationality: Hong Kong

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 6 July (HL9019), what decision they have reached following their active consideration of the...

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