Written answers

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

  • Department for Transport

    • Volkswagen

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to his Answer of 16 January 2019 to Question 207177 on Volkswagen: Exhaust Emissions, what investigations his Department conducted to...

    • High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, which local authorities have been required to sign non disclosure agreements with HS2 Ltd since 2010.

      Euston Station: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will publish an estimate of the costs to the economy of the closures of Euston station due to High Speed Two preparations.

      Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many applicants for jobs at the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency who declared themselves as disabled applied under the guaranteed interview...

      Driving Tests

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the pass rate is for (a) car tests, (b) LGV tests and (c) motorcycle tests conducted by Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency delegated examiners.

      A1 (M): Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans are in place to repair the potholes and poor road surface on the A1M northbound carriageway south of junction 7; and if he will make a...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what proportion of HS2 funding (a) has been spent, (b) will be spent in the 2019-20 financial year and (c) will be spent after the end of the 2019-20...

      Railways: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the proportion of (a) total route length, (b) train stations, and (c) level crossings that are the responsibility of...

      Euston Station and Old Oak Common Station

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will publish (a) the names of the companies that made successful bids to build (i) Old Oak Common station and (ii) Euston station, (b) the dates...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, on what date he expects the main contractors building High Speed Two Phase 1 to commence their work.

      High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will publish the names of contractors and companies that have been paid more than £500,000 for work in connection with High Speed Two and...

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Renewable Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what proportion of electricity used in England and Wales was derived from renewable energy sources in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018.

    • Fossil Fuels: North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the present stage is of Petroleum Oil and Gas Licence 193 within his Department's regulatory roadmap for onshore...

      Fossil Fuels: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the present stage is of all the Petroleum Oil and Gas Licence areas within his Department's regulatory roadmap for...

      Renewable Energy: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to increase the production of energy from low-carbon renewable sources.

      Tidal Power: Swansea Bay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to his oral contribution of 17 January 2019, Official Report, column 1346, what the evidential basis was for...

      Tidal Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to his oral contribution of 17 January 2019, Official Report, column 1346, what the evidential basis is for...

      Solar Power: Competition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department has taken to ensure the competitiveness of solar power.

      Ofgem

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to ensure the efficacy of the energy regulator.

      Lord Deben

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he has received any assurances from the Chair of the Climate Change Committee on potential conflicts of...

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many officials from his Department have been seconded from their primary role to make preparations for the UK...

      Nissan: Government Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to his Oral Statement of 31 October 2016 Nissan: Sunderland, whether the award of £61 million to...

      Public Houses: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department plans to implement a pubs strategy to tackle the closure of pubs.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Algeria: Undocumented Migrants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his Algerian counterpart on illegal immigration from that country to the UK.

    • Persian Gulf: Shipping

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his (a) US and (b) Saudi Arabian counterparts on the effect of Iranian activity on the...

      Tunisia: Tourism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether his Department has had recent discussions with the Government of Tunisia on encouraging increased UK tourism to that...

      Turkey: Economic Situation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions his Department has had with the Government of Turkey on the strength of its (a) economy and (b) currency.

      Egypt: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his counterpart in Egypt on the maintenance of human rights in Egypt.

      UK Relations with EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what plans his Department has for future cooperation and collaboration on security and defence policy with the EU27 nations in...

      UK Relations with EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps is his Department taking to maintain capacity for effective diplomatic relations with EU27 countries after the UK...

      Commonwealth: Malaria

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will use the UK's period of time as Chair-in-Office of the Commonwealth to ensure that progress is made on the commitment...

      Ahmed Aliouat

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his counterpart in the Moroccan Government on the detention of Ahmed Aliouat.

      Arms Trade: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when the Government plans to report on imports of conventional arms under the Arms Trade Treaty.

      Colombia: Terrorism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with international partners on the recent incidents of terrorism in Colombia.

      Iraq: Minority Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions has he had with the Iraqi Government on the effect of its new education curriculum on practising religious...

      Morocco: Freedom of Expression

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the Government of Morrocco on respect for fundamental freedoms including religious...

      South Sudan: Peace Negotiations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, which parties were signatories to the current peace deal in South Sudan; and which parties refused to sign it.

      Malaysia: Swimming

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions has he had with his Malaysian counterpart on the ban on Israeli athletes competing in Paralympics qualifying...

      Intelligence Services: Detainees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many times Government ministers (a) sought and (b) were granted authorisation under the Consolidated Guidance between 2015...

      USA: Nuclear Weapons

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the US withdrawal from the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, whether US intermediate-range nuclear...

      Venezuela: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the UK Government's official recognition of Juan Guaido as interim president of Venezuela, what steps the UK...

      Bangladesh: Elections

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the findings of the Human Rights Watch December 2018 report Bangladesh Election Crackdown on Political...

      Sri Lanka: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of progress on Sri Lankan adherence to measures outlined in (a) Resolution 30/1 of the 30th...

      North Korea: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the human rights situation in North Korea; and what representations he has made and to...

      Sri Lanka: Capital Punishment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his Sri Lankan counterpart on the Government of Sri Lanka's decision to end its...

      Afghanistan: Peace Negotiations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment his Department has made of progress towards a peaceful settlement in Afghanistan since recent talks in...

      Yemen: Journalism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussion he has had with his Saudi and Emirate counterparts on allowing journalists access to the north of Yemen;...

  • Attorney General

    • Brexit

      To ask the Attorney General, if he will place in the Library his advice on the legal implications of any changes made to the Withdrawal Agreement text between the UK and the EU ahead of the...

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • NHS: Members' Constituency Work

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will issue instruction to NHS England that signed authority from a patient is not required for the NHS to progress an inquiry from...

    • Sleep: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Journal of Adolescent Health's editorial article, The Role of Sleep on the Pathway to Substance Abuse in Teens,...

      Cannabis: Abuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the British Medical Journal's article, Assessment and management of cannabis use disorders in primary care, published...

      Pain

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what his policy is on the provision on the NHS of spinal implants for pain relief.

      Hospitals: Admissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what information he holds on the number of people admitted to hospital as a result of the heatwave during summer 2018.

      Arthritis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people have been living with a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis in each of the last five years.

      Multiple Births: Infant Mortality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to prevent deaths in twin babies.

      Cancer: Surgery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to reduce the rate of post-operative infection in cancer patients.

      Alzheimer's Disease

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what representations he has received on the correlation between sugar intake and Alzheimer's.

      Diabetes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to support people in preventing glucose spikes in their blood sugar.

      Antidepressants: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he is taking steps to ensure a reduction in the overall amount of anti-depressants prescribed for children; and if he will make a...

      Israel: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that advances in medicines by Israel are shared with the UK.

      Pregnancy: Smoking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to allocate funding to (a) local authorities and (b) clinical commissioning groups to achieve the national target of...

      Brineura

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will hold meetings with families of children with ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2 disease on the availability of Brineura on the NHS.

      Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timeframe is for NICE to publish its review of the Highly Specialised Technologies process.

      Incinerators: Health Hazards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 1 February 2019 to Question 212586 on Incinerators: Health Hazards, will he will publish the (a) reports and...

      Incinerators: Health Hazards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 1 February 2018 to Question 212589 on Incinerators: Health Hazards, which reports provided via the url link in...

      Air Pollution: Health Hazards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the report entitled, Statement on the evidence for differential health effects of particulate matter according to...

      Incinerators: Health Hazards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has made an assessment of the implications for his policys of the results of the study entitled Characterisation of elemental...

      Incinerators: Health Hazards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 31 January 2019 to Question 212303 on Air Pollution: Research, what proportion of the £1billion will be...

      Autism: Care Homes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much the NHS spent on private contractors for residential care for patients with a diagnosis of autism in (a) 2016-17 and (b) 2017-18.

      Concussion

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on patient health of regular instances of concussion.

      Postnatal Depression

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what support is provided to women who suffer from postnatal depression.

      Pharmacy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of enabling pharmacists to issue low-strength prescription drugs to...

      Antibiotics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking reduce the use of antibiotics by people that have (a) a cold and (b) influenza.

      Autism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure compliance with the recommendation made by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence in...

      Alcoholic Drinks: Labelling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure alcohol product labels warn consumers of the health risks of alcohol.

      NHS: Working Hours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to support the Fight Fatigue campaign which aims to raise awareness of the effect of fatigue and shift working on the...

      NHS: Working Hours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many hospitals in England have rest facilities for staff working night shifts; and whether those facilities are available (a) before,...

      Stamaril

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make representations to Sanofi Pasteur on undertaking new research into the risks of adverse events, including psychosis, from...

      Stamaril

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will commission research into new vaccines for yellow fever in the event that Sanofi Pasteur does not undertake research into its...

      Yellow Fever: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits on including yellow fever in the list of vaccines under the Vaccine Damage Payment...

      Vaccination: Compensation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of changing the provisions of the Vaccine Damage Payment compensation scheme so...

      Stamaril

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what information he holds on research into safer alternatives to the Stamaril vaccine; and if the Government will provide funding for...

      Drugs: Side Effects

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has made a recent assessment of the effectiveness of the regulatory regime in ensuring that drug companies continuously take...

      Veterans: Mental Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) regular (b) reserve ex servicemen were classified with mental health problems by ICD code in each year since 2000.

      HIV Infection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the press release entitled Health Secretary announces goal to end HIV transmissions by 2030, published in January 2019,...

      Eyes: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the causes of recent supply shortages of Ganfort and Toptiqom.

      Dental Services: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that people are not issued with a penalty charge for ticking the wrong box on the claim...

      Syphilis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the oral evidence of Dr Olwen Williams, the President of the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV, to the...

      Syphilis: Neonatal Mortality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the oral evidence of Dr Olwen Williams, the President of the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV, to the...

      Breast Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 7 January to Question 203875, when NHS England plans to make a decision on which tumour profiling tests will be...

      Multiple Sclerosis: Stem Cells

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, why my constituent’s stem cell treatment for MS has been halted due to NHS England’s decision to no longer allow GPs to refer...

      Blood Diseases: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with pharmaceutical companies on access to medication for bleeding disorders in the event of the UK leaving...

      Orkambi

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress his Department has made on securing the availability of Orkambi on the NHS for patients with cystic fibrosis.

      Cystic Fibrosis: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure the NHS is able to offer all treatment options for patients with cystic fibrosis.

      Dental Services: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the press release entitled, Dentists welcome official investigation into fines hitting vulnerable NHS patients,...

      Brain: Injuries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to reduce waiting times for children who have suffered brain injuries.

      Food: Nitrates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to require manufacturers to reduce the level of nitrates in processed foods; and if he will make a statement.

      Cancer: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the NHS Long Term Plan, what plans the Government has to support cancer alliances to change their footprints to align...

      NHS: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the memorandum of Dr David Rosser of University Hospitals Birmingham published on 30th January 2019, what steps his...

      Blood: Donors

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to NHS Blood and Transplant’s comments on blood transfusions published on 29th January 2019, what steps his...

      Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect of the reduction to the public health budget on the number of patients admitted to hospital...

      Mental Health Services: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidelines his Department has put in place for local authorities and health trusts on target waiting times for young people with...

      Mental Health Services: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what data his Department holds on the routes through which young people with severe mental health issues are referred to local...

      Hospitals: Asbestos

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the (a) number and (b) proportion of hospitals in England that contain asbestos in their...

  • Department for Exiting the European Union

  • Department for Education

    • Schools: Discipline

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when he plans to review his Department's guidance on behaviour and discipline in schools.

    • Parents: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will make representations to the Children’s Commissioner on that office undertaking an assessment of the effect on children of their...

      Adult Education: Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of the adult skills budget was spent on (a) level 2, (b) level 3, (c) level 4 and (d) level 5 qualifications in each of the last five...

      Pupil Exclusions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the effect of schools off-rolling pupils on the standard of those pupils' education.

      Schools: Discipline

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the effect of the use of isolation rooms in primary and secondary schools on decreasing incidences of disruptive behaviour.

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many schools the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the School System met to discuss efficiency savings since his speech to the Schools...

      Migration: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether his Department provides guidance to the writers of educational textbooks on how to present the issue of migration in their books.

      Academies Enterprise Trust: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will publish details of the financial turnaround plan agreed between his Department, the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and the...

      Teachers: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will implement the School Teachers' Review Body's recommendations on teachers’ pay.

      Foster Care: Allowances

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the level of national minimum allowances for foster carers; and what plans he has to set minimum...

      Schools: Sexual Offences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans he has to require schools to record incidents of sexual violence; and if he will require Ofsted to assess the effectiveness of schools in...

      Erasmus+ Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the UK remains part of the Erasmus programme after 29 March 2019.

      Free Schools: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 28 November 2018 to Question 195085, whether his Department made a subsequent assessment of the viability of The Hoo as a...

      Schools: Asbestos

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate his Department has made of the (a) number and (b) proportion of schools in England that contain asbestos in their buildings and premises.

      Students: Mental Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent steps his Department is taking to support universities in protecting the mental health of students.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Prisons

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment his Department has made of the potential fiscal effect of leaving the EU without a deal on his Department's operation and management of...

    • Emergency Services: Crimes of Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people who assaulted emergency services staff were given custodial sentences in 2018.

      Juries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people were successful in an application to be exempt from jury duty in each of the last three years.

      Courts: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what proportion of court custody facilities have adequate healthcare provision.

  • Department for International Trade

    • Trade Agreements: USA

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what recent discussions he has had with his US counterpart on the inclusion of the National Health Service in a future trade agreement...

    • Trade Agreements: Africa

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what progress he has made on the roll-over of agreements with (a) Ghana, (b) Côte D’Ivoire and (c) Kenya.

      Trade Agreements

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what assessment she has made of the potential effect on developing (a) countries and (b) sectors on roll-over agreements not being signed by...

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Housing: Swale

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 28 January 2018 to Question 908852, what assessment he has made of the effect of plans for...

    • Community Housing Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans he has to maintain funding for the Community Housing Fund after March 2020.

      Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many full-time equivalent employees his Department employed in each directorate of his Department in each...

      Business Premises: Tenancy Deposit Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will consider implementing an obligatory tenancy deposit scheme for commercial premises with a rateable value of...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, when he plans to respond to the letter of 14 January 2019 from the hon. Member for Greenwich and Woolwich on Section...

      Housing: Solihull

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how much has been allocated in new homes bonus payments to Solihull metropolitan borough council in each year since 2011.

      Minority Groups: Cornwall

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps the Government is taking to recognise the Cornish as a national minority.

      Social Rented Housing: Rents

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what the change was in the level of rent arrears among public sector housing tenants between 2016 and 2018.

      Private Rented Housing: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, when he plans to publish the outcome of the selective licensing review announced in June 2018.

      Building Regulations: Fire Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 6 February 2019 to Question 215586 on Building Research Establishment, whether the Building...

      Devolution: Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether he has any plans to review the effectiveness of the way the Government shares information with devolved...

      UK Shared Prosperity Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will publish a consultation on the Shared Prosperity Fund; and if he will make a statement.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Armed Forces: Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the article in the Express entitled A fifth of British troops are too unfit to fight warns former Armed Forces chief, published on 25...

    • USA: INF Treaty

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of the decision by the US Government to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty...

      Gurkhas: Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will take steps to increase the pension for former Gurkha soldiers; and if will he make a statement.

      Japan: Military Alliances

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he is taking to strengthen the defence and security relationship between the UK and Japan.

      Ministry of Defence: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 23 January 2019 to Question 208846 on Ministry of Defence: Overseas Aid, what that money was spent on.

      Army: Germany

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when the squadron deployed to Minden will be activated; and if he will make a statement.

      Islamic State

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent assessment his Department has made of the strength of Daesh (a) in Iraq, (b) in Syria and (c) throughout the rest of the world; and if he...

      Fires: Greater Manchester

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Manchester Evening News article, Greater Manchester is still owed £1 million by the government for battling last summer's...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Disability Living Allowance: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 23 October 2018 to Question 180219 on Disability Living Allowance: Children, whether the pilot undertaken by the...

    • Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer on 11 January 2019 to Question 203813, how many applications were subsequently successful of claimants who died after...

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer on 11 January 2019 to Question 203813, how many claimants who died after registering but prior to her Department making...

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department determines that a claimant has a health condition or disability that qualifies them to apply for personal independence...

      Cold Weather Payments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if her Department will publish the findings of the most recent annual review on cold weather payments.

      Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 21 January 2019 to Question 208914 on Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations, what her...

      Social Security Benefits: Neurology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the number of people who have a neurological condition applying for assessment for (a) personal independence...

      Pension Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 29 January 2019 to Question 212389, what estimate she has made of the number of couples affected in (a) 2019-20, (b)...

      Employment and Support Allowance: Suicide

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to NHS Digital's Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey 2014, what assessment she has made of the factors contributing to attempted...

      Department for Work and Pensions: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 23 January 2019 to Question 208843 on Department for Work and Pensions: Overseas Aid, what that money was spent on.

      Pension Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will issue a response to Early Day Motion 2033 on Pension Credit - Debate and Vote.

      Pension Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate her Department has made of the number of pensioners that will be affected by the changes to the claiming of pension credit by...

      Hearing Impaired

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the adequacy of the provision of deaf support services to (a) constituents in West Lancashire and (b) people...

      Personal Independence Payment: Blackpool

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the waiting time from registration for personal independence payment to appeal is in Blackpool.

      Personal Independence Payment: Blackpool

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many personal independence payment assessments where a claimant had a diagnosis of a mental health disorder have resulted in no award in...

      Compensation Recovery Unit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the total sum recovered via the Compensation Recovery Unit was by way of NHS recoupment under (a) the Road Traffic (NHS Charges) Act...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 7 January 2019 to Question 204628 on Universal Credit, when he plans to respond to the hon Member for High Peak.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking to ensure that universal credit is paid to the primary caregiver in a household by default.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will make it her Department's policy to refer claimants of universal credit to foodbanks.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many full service universal credit claimants have had their claims stopped each month due to a zero award.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department has conducted an impact assessment on the change in policy from live service universal credit to full service universal...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Food

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will consider estalishing a national food policy.

    • Food: Production

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what proportion of food consumed in the UK is produced domestically.

      Horse Racing: Animal Welfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will require the British Horseracing Authority to record the numbers of horses that leave horseracing each year.

      Bovine Tuberculosis: Compensation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will provide the market value of pedigree cattle by breed used to determine compensation for bovine TB in each month...

      Bovine Tuberculosis: Compensation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will list the number of pedigree cattle sold in each month since the scheme began that determined the compensation...

      Meat: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on the price of cattle and sheep products of the UK leaving the EU.

      Circuses: Animal Welfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the Government plans to bring wild animals within the scope of the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving...

      Circuses: Animal Welfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to end the use of wild animals in circuses in England; and if he will...

      Slaughterhouses: Animal Welfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on the number of animals slaughtered without prior stunning in the UK of...

      Electronic Equipment: Waste Disposal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment his Department has made of the adequacy of checks to prevent the exportation of toxic electronic...

      Hunting

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if his Department will review the list of exemptions for hunting with dogs in the Hunting Act 2004 with specific reference...

  • Home Office

    • Drug Seizures

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the volume was of seizures at points of entry of illegal drugs destined for the UK, in each of the last ten years, and what estimate he...

    • Radicalism: Germany

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether his Department has made an assessment of possible links between UK-based individuals and far-right extremists within the German (a)...

      Immigration: France

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many payments have been made to France under Article 7 of the Sandhurst Treaty 2018 under each heading.

      Immigration: Surcharges

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate his Department has made of the number of visa applicants who have not received an Immigration Surcharge Number as a result of...

      Crimes of Violence: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if his Department will make an assessment of the potential relationship between school exclusions and youth violence.

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the (a) average time is and (b) longest time it has taken for a family subject to No Recourse to Public Funds conditions to achieve...

      Immigrants: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many children are living in households with parents subject to No Recourse to Public Funds.

      Fire and Rescue Services: Retirement

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the effect of Fire and Rescue services choosing to re-engage fire service staff following their retirement on...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what support the Government plans to provide to NHS workers applying for EU settled status.

      Police: Havering

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police officers have served in Havering in each year since 2010.

      Identification of Criminals: Biometrics

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the outcomes of the live facial recognition trial recently undertaken by police forces.

      Asylum: Zimbabwe

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, on what date his Department began the practice of using Zimbabwean embassy officials to interview Zimbabwean failed asylum seekers; what...

      Asylum: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether direct financial support will be provided to local authorities participating in the asylum dispersal scheme.

      Asylum: Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether there is annual requirement in the Asylum Accommodation and Support Transformation contracts for joint inspections between his...

      Home Office: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 23 January 2019 to Question 208842 on Home Office: Overseas Aid, what that money was spent on.

      Detainees: Commonwealth

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people are currently held in detention centres in the United Kingdom awaiting (a) removal and (b) deportation to Commonwealth countries.

      Windrush Lessons Learned Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what changes have been made to immigration policy as a result of the Windrush Lessons Learned Review.

      Immigration: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of waiving fees for applications for (a) residence and (b) permanent residence cards.

      Asylum: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether his Department undertook a Data protection impact assessment (a) or (b) after the introduction of the Aspen card in asylum support...

      Immigration: EEA Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the oral contribution of 6 February 2019 by the hon. Member for Ipswich, whether the Home Office guidance in respect of the EEA...

      Human Trafficking and Immigration: France

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much funding the Government provided to the French Government in 2010 for the purposes of (a) border security, (b) border...

      Undocumented Migrants

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate he has made of the number of migrants entering the UK illegally in each year since 2010.

      Undocumented Migrants: Ports

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many migrants entering the UK illegally were detected at port in each year since 2010.

      Undocumented Migrants: Dover Port

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many migrants entering the UK illegally were detected at Port of Dover in each year since 2010.

      Dover Port: Human Trafficking and Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much the Government spent in 2010 for the purposes of (a) border security, (b) border infrastructure, (c) countering organised crime (d)...

      Undocumented Migrants

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many migrants were detected entering the UK illegally in each year from and including 2010 to date.

      Dover Port: Human Trafficking and Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much the Government spent on (a) border security, (b) border infrastructure, (c) countering organised crime (d) countering people...

      Alcoholic Drinks: Minimum Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans he has to introduce a minimum unit price for alcohol.

      Immigration: Applications

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how long on average it has taken his Department to determine an application for indefinite leave to remain in each of the last five years.

      UK-France Migration Committee

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 6 February 2019 to Question 215158, on what dates and in which locations the UK-France Migration Committee has met.

      Asylum: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 6 February 2019 to Question 215158 on UK-France Migration Committee, what proportion of the £3.6 million...

      Surveillance: English Channel

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much has been spent on aerial surveillance of the English Channel in (a) each year from 2010 to 2018 and (b) 2019 to date.

      Surveillance: English Channel

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) days and (b) hours aerial surveillance of the English Channel was conducted in each of the years in each year since 2010.

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate his department has made of the number of people who will be registered for settled status in the United Kingdom by (a) 29...

      Home Office: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many officials from his Department have been seconded from their primary role to make preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of rolling out the technology used for the EU Settled Status Scheme to other Home...

      Immigration: EEA Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to his Department's guidance entitled European Temporary Leave to Remain in the UK, published on 28 January 2019, whether his...

      Visas: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what criteria his Department uses to define low risk countries for participation in the 12 month short-term work visa proposed in the...

      Compass Contracts: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much was levied in respect of service credits in each key performance indicator designated met in each Compass asylum accommodation...

  • Department for International Development

    • Developing Countries: Trade Agreements

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment her Department has made of the effect of the UK leaving the EU on the poverty levels of countries traded with under...

  • Scotland Office

    • Cold Weather Payments: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what progress has been made in the devolution of cold weather payments to the Scottish Government.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Life Expectancy

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the healthy life expectancy is for people living in (a) Easington constituency, (b) County Durham and (c) England.

    • Cabinet Office: Facebook

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 4 February 2019 to Question 216324 on Department for Exiting the European Union: Facebook, what the (a) age profile, (b)...

  • Treasury

    • Taxation: Electronic Government

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of delaying the introduction of Making Tax Digital.

    • Pensions: EU Countries

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with his EU counterparts during negotiations on the UK leaving the EU on the maintenance of European pensions in the event that...

      Funerals: Pre-payment

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of implementing transition arrangements in the event that the Financial Conduct Authority...

      Mortgages: Islam

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the availability of Sharia-compliant home purchase plans.

      Taxation: Fraud

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the level of fraud in (a) VAT, (b) customs duty and (c) excise duties at the United Kingdom border in each of the last five years.

      Royal Bank of Scotland: Asset Protection Agency

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, who authorised the Commissioners to approve the Asset Protection Agency’s agreement with RBS on behalf of Her Majesty’s Government.

      Non-domestic Rates: Public Houses

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of altering business rates to support local pubs.

      Minimum Wage: Non-payment

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many staff in HMRC are allocated to investigating non-payment of the minimum wage.

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Social Media: Information Warfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 31 January to Written Question 908935 on Social Media: Information Warfare, which organisations from...

    • Social Media: Information Warfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 31 January to Written Question 908935 on Social Media: Information Warfare, what assessment has his...

      Social Media: Information Warfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 31 January to Written Question 908935 on Social Media: Information Warfare, what assessment his...

      Youth Services: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what estimate his Department has made of the number of youth centres that have closed in each year since 2010 in (a) Coventry,...

      Commonwealth Games 2022

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether all (a) directly employed staff and (b) contracted workers for the Birmingham Commonwealth Games in 2022 will be paid...

      Charities: Registration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the reasons behind the rise in the number of small charities leaving the Charity Commission's...

      Music: Licensed Premises

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on tax concessions for small music venues.

  • House of Commons Commission

    • House of Commons: Security

      To ask the right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, for what reasons the terms, conditions and rates of overtime pay of House of Commons...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Northern Ireland Office: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, how many officials from her Department have been seconded from their primary role to make preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a...

  • Department for Transport

    • High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the peak electric power demand for the operation of the planned number of trains per hour for HS2 phases 1, 2A and 2B meeting speeds and performance...

    • Gatwick Airport: Air Routes

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps the Civil Aviation Authority are taking to offer to other airlines the easyJet landing slots at Gatwick for the Aberdeen routes being terminated in February.

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Airbus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with Airbus concerning prospects for that company post-Brexit.

    • Airbus: Staff

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the number of employees who work for Airbus in (1) Wales, (2) Scotland, and (3) England.

      EU Grants and Loans

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the implications of a no-deal Brexit on current recipients of EU Structural Funds.

      Space Technology: Shetland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with (1) the UK Space Agency, and (2) Shetland Islands Council about the Shetland Space Centre's proposal to locate the UK's first...

      Seeds: Patents

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether EU rulings on the patenting of seeds will apply in the UK after Brexit.

      Cars: Manufacturing Industries

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure the UK car manufacturing sector remains competitive after Brexit.

      Business

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reported concerns in the financial sector that uncertainty around Brexit will cause a deterioration in the long-term UK business...

      Bacteriophages

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what research is being conducted in the UK into the use of phages as a response to antibiotic resistance.

      Iron and Steel: Manufacturing Industries

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of a no-deal Brexit scenario on the UK steelmaking industry.

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Legislative Reform Orders

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, following the withdrawal of the draft Legislative Reform (Horserace Betting Levy) Order 2018, they intend to revise the guidance by the Department for...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Egypt: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the risk of arbitrary arrest facing British citizens who are long-term residents in Egypt.

    • Egypt: Political Prisoners

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the claim by Human Rights Watch that 60,000 people, including Mostafa el-Naggar, are currently being held in prison on political...

      Bahrain: Political Prisoners

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Bahrain about the decision of the Bahraini High Court of Appeal to uphold the death sentences of political...

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Dental Services: Children

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many NHS dental practices are actively involved in the oral health Starting Well Core initiative.

    • Gambling

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord O'Shaughnessy on 1 October 2018 (HL10396), what was the breakdown by gender of gambling addiction-related hospital...

      Meningitis: Vaccination

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to the use of social media to increase immunisation rates against meningitis for those aged between 15 and 25.

      Cancer: Screening

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to introduce national funding for cancer genomic testing in England; and if so, when.

      Cancer: Screening

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the implications for patient access to treatment for those continuing to rely on the National Tariff Payment System to fund...

      Cancer: Screening

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking, or plan to take, to mitigate the possibility of variation in patient access to cancer genomic testing in England resulting from...

  • Department for International Development

    • Pakistan: Religious Freedom

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the government of Pakistan about employment discrimination, with particular regard to advertisements published by that...

    • Developing Countries: Abortion

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what methods they use to measure how many unsafe abortions have been averted through the programmes that they fund internationally.

      Developing Countries: Abortion

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many safe abortions they provided funding for through the Prevention of Maternal Death from Unwanted Pregnancy project.

      Developing Countries: Abortion

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many unsafe abortions were avoided as a result of the Prevention of Maternal Death from Unwanted Pregnancy project, which came to an end in June 2018.

      Developing Countries: Family Planning

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much of the £225 million in funding per annum the Department for International Development committed to spend on family planning from 2017 until 2021 they...

  • Department for Education

    • Arts: Primary Education

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Lord Agnew of Oulton on 17 January (HL Deb, col 322), what their evidence base is for the assertion that “in primary schools,...

    • Primary Education

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many hours per week foundation subjects have been taught in primary schools in each year since 2010.

      Teachers

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many publicly funded schools have had specialist teachers for (1) music, (2) drama, (3) art, and (4) mathematics in each year since 2010.

      Teachers: Training

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Lord Agnew of Oulton on 17 January (HL Deb, col 321) which stated that they “clearly need to prioritise our bursaries budget so...

      Alternative Education: Inspections

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether Ofsted inspects unregistered and independent alternative education providers.

      Al-Hijrah School Birmingham

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to ensure that Al-Hijrah school in Birmingham complies with the Court of Appeal ruling on 7 November 2017, which found that the...

      Schools: Discrimination

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many schools Ofsted has reported to them as operating a segregation policy; and what action has been taken as a result of any such reports.

      Alternative Education

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Agnew of Oulton on 30 January (HL13032), whether they intend to publish a list of alternative provision educational...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Magistrates: Wales

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many magistrates there were in Wales in (1) 2010, and (2) 2018.

  • Treasury

    • Banks

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact on the banking industry of jobs being moved out of the UK due to Brexit uncertainty.

    • Investment

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to reassure investors following warnings of challenging market conditions due to Brexit uncertainty.

      Tobacco: Smuggling

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to tackle the sale of illegal cigarettes and to address the estimated cost to the UK economy of more than £2 billion a year in...

      Banks: Cybercrime

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to help encourage banks to boost their cybersecurity in order to protect customers from online fraud.

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Business Improvement Districts

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of Business Improvement Districts.

    • Local Government: Staff

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the employment and qualification requirements for (1) town clerks, and (2) community clerks.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Gulf War Syndrome

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by the United States' National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Gulf War and Health: Volume...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Poultry Meat: Overseas Trade

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to (1) support the UK poultry meat industry in key trade developments, and (2) ensure that future poultry meat imports meet Britain's...

  • Home Office

    • Breast Ironing

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department on 22 March 2016 (HC Deb, col 1552) which stated that they were...

    • Parliament: Demonstrations

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the average daily policing costs for the demonstrators on and around College Green and Old Palace Yard.

      Public Buildings: Fire Regulations

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth on 4 January (HL12418), whether they will now answer the question asked, namely, what estimate...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Political Parties: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when details of donations and loans made to political parties in Northern Ireland after January 2014 will be published.

  • Department for International Trade

    • Exports: Egypt

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the amount of materials and software exported to the Egyptian police and internal security forces by the UK.

    • Arms Trade

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of potential trading opportunities in the defence sector with non-European countries after Brexit.

      Overseas Trade: Ghana

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assurances they (1) have given, and (2) plan to give to Ghana that its current duty free and quota free access to UK markets for agricultural products will...

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