Written answers

Friday, 26 April 2019

  • Department for Transport

    • South Eastern Rail Franchise

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what measures will be included in the forthcoming Southeastern franchise agreement for the successful franchisee to ensure that as few services as...

    • Parking: Cycleways

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when his Department plans to introduce legislation to permit the use of approved camera devices for the enforcement by local authorities of parking...

      Cycling: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent steps his Department has taken to help ensure cycling in UK cities becomes safer and more child friendly.

      Railways: Compensation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress his Department has made on the introduction of an automated delay repay compensation scheme that is interoperable across train operating...

      Airports: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of the Government's draft EU Withdrawal Agreement on the the financial viability of UK airports.

      Boats

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to ensure that all older passenger boat operators in the UK who will be directly affected by the Maritime and Coastguard...

      Boats

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he last met with representatives of the UK’s older passenger boat sector; and if he will make a statement.

      Boats

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with the Competition and Markets Authority on the effect of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s proposals for older...

      Boats

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he last met with the (a) Mayor of London and (b) Minister for London to discuss the (i) Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s proposals for...

      Rolling Stock: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what proportion of scoring is given to (a) developing skills, (b) education and employment opportunities and (c) promoting supply chain opportunities...

      Rolling Stock: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, in reference to the Answers of 10 April 2019 to Question 239910 and Question 239906 on Rolling Stock: Procurement, what statutory provisions are in...

      Department for Transport: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answers of 10 April 2019 to Question 239910 and Question 239906 on Rolling Stock: Procurement, for what reason his Department's public...

      Rescue Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans his Department has made to support mountain rescue teams with helicopter cover in the event that Bristow Helicopters cannot sustain its...

      Railways: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department suspends financial penalties for train delays and cancellations in the event of a health and safety incident.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Mexico: Religious Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his Mexican counterpart on religious freedom in that country; and what representations...

    • China: Gambia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make an assessment of investments by state-owned companies owned by the People's Republic of China into Banjul Port...

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Maternity Services: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether all healthcare regions of England have fully (a) staffed and (b) operational Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch maternity...

    • Female Genital Mutilation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of the mandatory reporting duty for female genital mutilation on access to healthcare.

      Homelessness: Death

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many adult safeguarding reviews have taken place into the deaths of homeless people in each of the last five years; and what the...

      Mental Health Services: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to increase funding for children's mental health services in the next financial year.

      Mental Health Services: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will (a) introduce legislative proposals and (b) set out a timetable for their introduction to require individuals who wish to work...

      Mental Health Services: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Government Response to the Consultation on Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision:...

      Organs: Donors

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the merits of the conclusions of the London Assembly Health Committee report on organ donation in...

      Patients: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, (a) how many people in Doncaster North constituency have accessed the Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme in each of the last three years; and...

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Housing: Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to improve the energy efficiency of (a) new and (b) existing homes.

    • Housing: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how much funding his Department has allocated to the decent homes programme (a) in each of the last ten years and (b)...

  • Home Office

    • Slavery: Victims

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many potential victims of modern slavery referred to the National Referral Mechanism in 2018 have (a) been granted residency in the UK...

    • Police: Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment his Department has made of the merits of allowing police widows and widowers to retain their widows' pension upon...

      Domestic Abuse: Mental Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the extent to which mental health issues are present in domestic abuse cases reported to the police in...

      Police: Absenteeism

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the level of absenteeism has been for the police in each year since 2015.

      Police

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many officers are currently subject to (a) temporary and (b) permanent duty restrictions in each police force in England.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Government Departments: Brexit

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the number of civil servants working in posts relating to the UK leaving the EU since the Government's recent decision to...

  • Department for Transport

    • Midland Main Railway Line: Electrification

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much has been spent on remodelling bridges in Leicestershire to accommodate the overhead cabling required for electrification along the parts of the...

    • Railway Stations: Access

      To ask Her Majesty's Government why Access for All funding is not being made available for Pokesdown railway station; and what criteria were used to select those stations included in the list...

      South Eastern Rail Franchise

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the specification they have issued for the South Eastern franchise ensures at least as many high speed trains from Maidstone West to London St...

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • EU Emissions Trading Scheme

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the amount of income that has been raised by HM Treasury from the EU Emissions Trading Scheme in each year since it was introduced...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Russia: INF Treaty

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 15 February (HL13545), what discussions they have had with the government of Russia about their...

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • NHS: Drugs

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report from the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee about the impact of Brexit on a shortage of medicine supplies...

    • Nurses: Re-employment

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many nurses have returned to the NHS in the last 12 months.

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