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Written answers

Thursday, 27 December 2018

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Wind Power: Noise

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he is taking steps to ensure that the level of regulation applied to fracking sites on the permanent monitoring...

    • Self-employed: Nottinghamshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to support the self-employed in Nottinghamshire.

      Enterprise Finance Guarantee Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to his letter of 25 September 2018 to the right hon. Member for Delyn on Enterprise Finance Guarantee Scheme,...

      Minimum Wage: Apprentices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment he has made of the equity of the minimum wage for apprentices.

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Smart Data Communications Company

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what criteria were used by his Department to determine the level of the (a) margin on internal costs and (b) bonus...

      Energy: Meters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many SMETS 2 pre-payment meters have been installed.

      Energy: Meters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to tackle the effect of noise pollution from SMETS 2 meters on the readability by Arquiva...

      Nuclear Power Stations: Decommissioning

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the effect on the costs of decommissioning and (b) future use of land of the proposals...

      Nuclear Power Stations: Decommissioning

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether it is his Department's policy to complete the decommissioning of nuclear power stations by returning the...

      Whirlpool Corporation: Tumble Dryers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the January 2017 enforcement notice issued by Peterborough Trading Standards, what steps the Office...

      Whirlpool Corporation: Tumble Dryers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what information his Department holds on the incidence of Whirlpool tumble dryer modifications being deployed...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Israel: Palestinians

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effect on the prospects for a negotiated two-state solution of the recent increase in...

  • Department for Education

    • Teachers: Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions he had with the education sector before deciding the quantum of uplift in Teachers' Pension Scheme contributions.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Prisons: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent steps his Department has taken to promote learning in prisons.

    • Ministry of Justice: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of his Department paying the £65 application fee for settled or pre-settled status for EU...

      Prisons: Suicide

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps his Department is taking to prevent suicides in prison.

      Prisoners' Release: Homelessness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if his Department will hold discussions with the Department for Housing, Communities and Local Government on tackling reoffending rates amongst...

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Building Regulations and Fire Safety Independent Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to the September 2018 Government Response to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select...

    • Building Regulations and Fire Safety Independent Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to the September 2018 Government Response to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select...

      High Rise Flats: Emergency Exits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of bringing forward legislative proposals to require at least two...

      Service Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 17 December 2018 to Question 201700 on Letting Agents, whether the Section 20 of the...

      Homelessness: Domestic Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to protect homeless women that have suffered domestic violence.

      Housing: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, to which budgets of local authorities the New Homes Bonus can be allocated.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Unemployment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to help people that are unable to find full-time employment.

    • Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate her Department has made of the percentage of (a) GPs and (b) other medical professionals listed on personal independence payment...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Wood-burning Stoves: Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to reduce pollution caused by wood-burning stoves.

    • Fly-tipping: Rural Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions his Department has had with representatives from (a) Police Scotland and (b) the Home Office in relation to...

      Clothing: Waste Disposal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of bringing forward legislative proposals to prevent the destruction of...

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