Written answers

Monday, 1 July 2019

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Cannabis: Prescriptions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many prescriptions for cannabis-based medicines have been (a) issued and (b) fulfilled since January 2018.

    • Abortion: North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many abortions were carried out at (a) NHS hospitals and (b) registered clinics in (i) Lancashire, (ii) Cumbria, (iii) Greater...

      Cataracts: Surgery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the average cost to the NHS is of carrying out a cataract operation.

      Drugs: Misuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has conducted an impact assessment of the potential effect of the planned cessation of ring-fencing of the Public...

      Abortion

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Court of Appeal hearing on 24 June 2019, how many women have been forced to have an abortion, as decided in their...

      Abortion: Trials

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, which NHS trust was involved in the case on forced abortion heard at the Court of Appeal on 24 June 2019.

      NHS Trusts: Legal Opinion

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the case heard at the Court of Protection on 21 June 2019 and Court of Appeal on 24 June 2019 on forced abortion, what...

      Breast Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to encourage women to attend mammography screening.

      Abortion: Health Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 14 May 2019 to Question 252573, whether that his Department has taken steps to check the scientific veracity of...

      Prescriptions: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 24 June 2019 to Question 266839 on Prescriptions: Fees and Charges, how his Department monitors the National...

      Genito-urinary Medicine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the announcement, Government review confirms local authorities will continue to commission public health services,...

      Social Services: Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what percentage of people aged over 65 receive some form of social care.

      Antidepressants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 24 June 2019 to Question 266845, on antidepressants what assessment he has made of the potential merits of...

      Health: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the proportion of children who have experienced adverse childhood experiences in each National Statistics...

      Dementia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the diagnosis rates of dementia in each local authority area.

      Health Services: Undocumented Migrants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of undocumented immigrants who have died after they were denied care because they were unable to...

      NHS England: Publications

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to NHS England Private Board meeting papers, whether it remains NHS England’s policy to publish the agenda and...

      Autism and Learning Disability: Newcastle-under-Lyme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that constituents with learning disabilities or autism, in Newcastle-under-Lyme, are able...

      Prescriptions: Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 20 May 2019 to Question 254153 on prescriptions: universal credit, when the new NHS prescription form will be...

      Healthy Start Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to allow a wider range of support workers to distribute and sign parents' application forms to increase the take-up of...

      Gender Recognition: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the average waiting time is for treatment for transgender people (a) under 18 years old and (b) over 18 years to transition in each...

      Suicide: Males

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to reduce the number of adult male suicides.

      Suicide: Ethnic Groups and Immigrants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment his Department has made of the suicide risk among (a) immigrants and (b) each ethnic minority group.

      Nurses: Vacancies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the vacancy rate is for nurses in (a) the NHS and (b) social care.

      Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the level of alcohol-related mortality rates in each National Statistics Socio economic...

      Streptococcus: Health Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Government will recognise July as International Group B Strep Awareness Month; and what progress has been made on improving...

      Cataracts: Surgery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what information the Department holds on the number of NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups that follow the NICE 2017 guideline, NG77, on...

      Hospitals: Essex

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the pay band is of the joint chief executive of the mid-Essex Broomfield, Basildon and Southend hospitals.

      Abortion

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answers of 30 January 2019 to Question 214478 and of 26 February to Question 223137, if he will (a) discuss that...

      East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) ambulances, (b) doctors, (c) paramedics and (d) emergency medical technicians were operationally available for the East of...

      General Practitioners: Hullbridge

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many GPs are operating at One Riverside Medical Centre Practice in Hullbridge, Essex; and how many patients are registered at that...

      Ambulance Services: Essex

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to additional blue light emergency patient transfers between hospitals proposed in the mid/south Essex sustainability and...

      Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the annual cost to the public purse of (a) the decision by NICE in May 2019 to enable people with spinal...

      Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of people with spinal muscular atrophy will be eligible for access to NHS drugs for treatment following the...

      Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reason the announcement by NICE on 15 May 2019 that it would facilitate access by people with spinal muscular atrophy to a new...

  • Prime Minister

    • European Parliament: Elections

      To ask the Prime Minister, whether she had discussions at the EU Council on 20-21 June 2019 with her EU27 counterparts on the evidence to the European Parliament's Brexit Steering Group submitted...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Personal Savings: Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to encourage people to save for their retirement.

    • Personal Independence Payment: County Durham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 20 June 2019 to Question 265489 on Personal Independence Payment, for what reason recent correspondence on casework...

      Children: Maintanance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many committal orders have been issued under each category for (a) the Child Maintenance Service and (b) the Child Support Agency in each...

      Job Centres: Stanley

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many complaints Stanley Job Centre has received in relation to disabled access throughout the building in the last five years.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much revenue has been received from civil penalties relating to failure to undertake tasks required for universal credit compliance in...

      Debt Collection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many civil penalties have been passed to debt collection agencies by her Department in each of the last 12 months.

      Debt Collection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the total monetary amount is of civil penalties which have been passed to debt collection agencies by her Department in each of the last...

      Debt Collection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much her Department has received from debt collection agencies in respect of civil penalties in each of the last 12 months.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many new universal credit claimants received an additional two weeks' housing benefit in each month since April 2018.

      Social Security Benefits: Disqualification

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people had their benefit payments reduced to (a) less than £6 per day, (b) less than £5 per day and (c) zero due to the...

      Employment: Mental Illness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent estimate she has made of the proportion of people with long-term mental ill health who are in paid employment.

      Television: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the cost to the public purse was of providing free TV licences to people over the age of 75 for qualifying residents in the (a)...

      Pension Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that all pensioners claim all of the pension credit they are entitled to.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what is the median advance payment awarded to people awaiting their first payment of universal credit.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of repayment schedules for advance payments awarded to people awaiting their first universal credit claim have...

      Work Capability Assessment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many (a) disability and (b) work capability assessments were carried out with a home visit in 2018-19 in each DWP Region.

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to her Written Statement of 20 December 2018, HCWS1224, what progress she has made on the introduction of light touch reviews...

      Pension Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what processes he has in place to enable relatives with lasting power of attorney registered with the Public Guardian to apply for pension...

  • Home Office

    • Forced Marriage

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of recognising forced marriage as a form of modern day slavery.

    • Domestic Abuse and Stalking

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to Answer of 24 April 2019 to Question 243336 on Domestic Abuse and Stalking, how many police forces in the UK have undertaken...

      Stalking

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate he has made of the number of incidents of stalking of women in England and Wales that were initially dismissed by police in...

      National Police Air Service: Humberside Police

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he plans to include officers from Humberside Police on the National Police Air Service.

      Police: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the equality of availability of shared policing resources across all relevant police forces.

      Police

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) neighbourhood police officers and (b) police officers in visible frontline roles there were in each police force area in each...

      Police Stations: Merseyside

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the need for new police stations in Newton-le-Willows and St Helens; and if he will make a statement.

      Immigrants: Detainees

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much the Government has paid in compensation and settlement to persons wrongfully held in immigration detention in each of the past five...

      Detention Centres: Operating Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the operating cost of the immigration detention estate has been in each of the last five years.

      Immigrants: Detainees

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much the Government has paid in legal costs in cases relating to wrongful immigration detention in each of the last five years.

      Domestic Abuse: Ethnic Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that BAME women receive the specialist help they need after suffering domestic abuse.

      Asylum: Iraq

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate he has made of the number of (a) Tazidis and (b) Christians from Iraq that have been granted asylum in the UK since 2014.

      Criminal Proceedings: Artificial Intelligence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent discussions he has had with Police and Crime Commissioners in England and Wales on the use of algorithms in the criminal justice...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Magilligan Prison

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what steps she is taking with the Secretary of State for Justice to ensure the construction of the new Magilligan Prison in the absence of...

    • Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, which Department is responsible for allocating funding from the apprenticeship levy in Northern Ireland in the absence of a devolved Administration.

      Politics and Government: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what steps she has taken to ensure that Northern Ireland has good governance in the absence of a devolved Administration.

  • Treasury

    • Share Fishermen: Taxation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the HMRC criteria for determinations to continue or discontinue the pursuit of tax debts by share fishermen are.

    • Share Fishermen

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what proportion and number of share fishermen participated in the share fisherman scheme in each year from 2007 to 2018.

      Consumers: Expenditure

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the change in the level of consumer spending in the UK.

      Dementia: Health Services

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on funding for dementia care.

      Taxation: Self-assessment

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much was paid in fines by people who submitted tax returns after the deadline of 31 January in each year since 2018.

      Tax Avoidance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment his Department has made of the effect of the 2019 Loan Charge on the (a) mental health and (b) livelihoods of people affected by...

      Pensions: Public Sector

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps the Government has taken to implement its response to the Indexation and equalisation of the Guaranteed Minimum Pension in public service...

      Cash Dispensing

      To ask the Chancellor for the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with banks on the potential effect on rural communities of the removal of free cash machines from high streets.

      Economic Crime Strategic Board

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what consultation his Department undertook in determining the membership of the Economic Crime Strategy Board.

      Borders: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the Northern Ireland Borders Steering Group, run by the Borders Delivery Group has met since 7 December 2018.

      Infrastructure: Finance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he plans to publish a response to the consultation paper entitled, Infrastructure Finance Review, published by his Department in March 2019.

      Fraud

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what role the chief executives of Barclays Bank, Lloyds Bank and Santander will play in determining the UK’s policy response to economic crime.

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Education on the adequacy of central government funding for schools.

      Sovereign Grant

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of trends in the Sovereign Grant and Sovereign Grant Reserve over the last three years.

      Sovereign Grant

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the revenue forgone to the public purse from the recalculation of the Sovereign-Grant from 15 per cent to 25 per cent of the...

      Sovereign Grant

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what proportion of the £37.8 million spent by the Sovereign on property maintenance was spent on (a) Buckingham Palace, (b) St James's Palace, (c)...

      Electricity Generation: Private Sector

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the merits of private sector ownership of electricity networks.

      Tax Avoidance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether his Department plans to undertake a review of IR35 legislation ahead of the introduction of Off-Payroll tax.

      Tax Avoidance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to tackle stakeholders' concerns on the Check Employment Status for Tax tool ahead of the introduction of the...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Lotteries: Prizes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans he has to raise the maximum prize limit for Society Lotteries to £1 million.

    • BBC

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 24 June to Question 265492: BBC, what his policy is on funding public service broadcasting in the...

      Internet: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the implications for the aims of the Online Harms White Paper of the adoption of new technical...

      Pupils: Sports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what proportion of schoolgirls aged between 11 and 18 participated in at least 30 minutes of sport at least once a week in 2018.

      Electronic Publishing: VAT

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions he has had with HM Treasury on the application of 20 per cent VAT on e-publications; and if he will make a...

      Television: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department plans to take to help people over 75 with a long-term complex illness such as dementia to pay for a...

      Television: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the effect of proposed changes to the TV licence for people over 75 on the accommodation for...

      Television: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the effect of the removal of free TV licences for people aged over 75 on people with sight...

      Mobile Phones: Price Fixing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether his Department has received reports of alleged price fixing and collusion among mobile phone operators; and whether he...

      Hate Crime: Transgender People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions he has had with representatives from social media companies to tackle hate speech against transgender...

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Oil: Exploration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Petroleum Exploration and Development Licence 300, what the rationale was for the provision to...

    • Climate Change: Commonwealth

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he has taken to encourage members of the Commonwealth to share the same goals in tackling anthropogenic...

      Climate Change Convention: USA

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he took to raise concerns on USA withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement during President Trump's...

      Offshore Industry: Helicopters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on the effect on offshore oil and gas...

      Carbon Capture and Storage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the role that carbon capture and storage technology could play in reducing...

      Carbon Capture and Storage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the role carbon capture and storage technology can play in decarbonising the...

      Biofuels

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of potential UK capacity to supply bioenergy that can generate negative emissions through...

      Carbon Capture and Storage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of supporting the export of carbon capture, usage and...

      Climate Change

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to ensure a coordinated response across Government on tackling climate change.

      Carbon Emissions: Departmental Coordination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of establishing a cross-departmental committee to implement the...

      Nuclear Power Stations: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that (a) delays to and (b) cancellations of nuclear power station...

      Energy: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the potential economic benefits of a large-scale investment programme to...

      Carbon Capture and Storage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the implications for his policies of the Committee on Climate Change...

      Carbon: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment his Department has made of Scotland’s offshore storage capacity for carbon.

      Carbon Capture and Storage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether the Government will adopt the target in the Committee on Climate Change 2018 Progress report to Parliament of...

      Carbon Capture and Storage: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment his Department has made of the role that carbon capture and storage technology could play in...

      Energy: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of the Government's price cap for standard variable tariffs on trends...

      Motor Vehicles: Manufacturing Industries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment he has made of trends in the level of investment in the automotive manufacturing industry in the...

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Derelict Land

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to make it easier and quicker for (a) local and (b) combined authorities to take ownership of...

    • Derelict Land: Walsall

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of introducing in Walsall a pilot scheme to streamline the...

      Shared Ownership: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that shared home ownership is affordable in London.

      Shared Ownership

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of the Starter Homes programme on levels of shared ownership.

      Shared Ownership

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of what consumer protections are required as private providers enter the shared ownership...

      Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 17 June 2019 to Question 262396 on Buildings: Insulation, whether his Department holds video...

      Housing: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of Crossrail 2 on trends in the level of house-building in...

      Homelessness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the accuracy of the finding, reported in the Guardian on 17 June 2019, that the number...

      Homelessness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what guidance his Department has issued to local authorities on the forcible removal of camps containing homeless people.

      High Rise Flats: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what the results of the recent fire tests on non-ACM cladding demonstrated; how many blocks those tests found to be...

      Homelessness: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what recent steps he has taken to reduce the (a) level and (b) risk of homelessness among young people.

      Temporary Accommodation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans he has to reduce the number of households living temporarily in bed and breakfasts, private hostels,...

      Temporary Accommodation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many people living temporarily on license agreements in privately-owned (a) bed and breakfast accommodation, (b)...

      Neighbourhood Development Plans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans he has to improve the quality of planning advice made available to the neighbourhood planning process.

      Neighbourhood Development Plans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what funding is available to communities wishing to undertake a neighbourhood plan.

      Carbon Monoxide: Alarms

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to the Written Statement of 30 April 2018, HCWS657 on Carbon Monoxide Detection and Safety, when the...

      Housing: Business Premises

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the effect of disregarding restrictive covenants or planning conditions intended to...

      Coal: Opencast Mining

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what the Government's policy is on planning permission for the creation of additional opencast coal mines.

      Garden Communities

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking as part of the loneliness strategy to ensure that community cohesion is considered in the...

      Leasehold

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what the timeline is for the proposed leasehold reform as set out in the Written Statement entitled Housing Policy...

      Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether his Department is aware of any large-scale fire tests carried out in other EU Member States on High Pressure...

      Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether his Department has asked private manufacturers to disclose the large-scale fire tests they have carried out on...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Saudi Arabia: Military Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if she will publish the (a) dates of training, (b) organisations trained and (c) programmes of training events provided by UK military personnel to the...

    • Future Large Aircraft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 24 June to Question 266855 on Future Large Aircraft, what the cost to the public purse is of the anticipated work programme to...

      Warrior Armoured Vehicle

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether she has plans to cancel the Warrior Capability Upgrade Programme; and if she will make a statement.

      European Fighter Aircraft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many Typhoon aircraft have been delivered to the RAF; and how many Typhoon aircraft on order are (a) Tranche 1, (b) Tranche 2 and (c) Tranche 3 aircraft.

      Future Large Aircraft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what requirements for troops to parachute from the A400M were included in the original specification for that aircraft; whether the A400M has been...

      Future Large Aircraft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many A400M aircraft have been (a) ordered by and (b) delivered to (i) the RAF, (ii) the Luftwaffe, (iii) the Spanish Air Force, (d) the Italian Air...

      Armed Forces: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps she is taking to (a) protect the mental health and (b) treat mental health issues of members of the armed forces during training.

      Hawk Aircraft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 24 June 2019 to Question 266153 on Hawk Aircraft, how many times have Hawk T1 aircraft been given over to advanced jet...

      Saudi Arabia: Arms Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether she plans to hold discussions with the Government of Saudi Arabia on future UK arms sales to that country; and if she will make a statement.

      Armed Forces: Heart Diseases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what her Department's policy is on screening new recruits to identify the risk of sudden cardiac death.

  • Department for International Trade

    • Belt and Road Initiative

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, with reference to the Chartered Institute of Building's report entitled from China Road to Silicon Road, published May 2019, and its finding...

    • Arms Trade: Saudi Arabia

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what the implications of the Court of Appeal ruling on 20 June 2019 in R (on the application of Campaign Against Arms Trade) v. The...

  • Department for Transport

    • Electric Vehicles: Buses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the target date for the electrification of the bus network is.

    • Driving Tests

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the DVSA's Theory Test for cars and motorcycles, which ten questions within that Test candidates most frequently answered (a)...

      Helicopters: Offshore Industry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions he has had with the (a) Civil Aviation Authority and (b) European Aviation Safety Agency on the imposition by Airbus of flight...

      Helicopters: Offshore Industry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when the Civil Aviation Authority’s Safety review of offshore public transport helicopter operations in support of the exploitation of oil and...

      West Anglia Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made of trends in the level of passengers on the West Anglia Main Line into London.

      Taxis: Assistance Animals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent steps his Department has taken to ensure that taxi and private hire vehicle drivers are aware that it is illegal to refuse travel to a...

      Taxis: Assistance Animals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that people who depend on assistance dogs are not rejected by taxis and private hire vehicles.

      Motor Vehicles: ICT

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential benefits of automotive-telematic products for road safety and the environment.

      Network Rail

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the effect of the transfer of Network Rail's System Operator responsibilities to the devolved regional routes on the...

      Blue Badge Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what criteria his Department plans to use to assess the effectiveness of its new guidance issued on Blue Badges for people with (a) dementia and (b)...

      Blue Badge Scheme: Dementia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has plans to collect data on the number of people with dementia that have been (a) successful and (b) unsuccessful in applying...

      Railways: Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions he has held with the (a) Scottish Government and (b) British Transport Police on tackling crime on Scotland's railways.

      Network Rail: Property

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the value for money achieved through (a) the sale of Network Rail arches to Telereal Trillium and...

      Network Rail: Property

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate his Department has made of the proportion of railway arches owned by (a) Network Rail and (b) Telereal Trillium and Blackstone Property...

      Network Rail: Property

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that Network Rail's sale of railway arches was fully scrutinised; and what steps his Department is...

      Network Rail: Property

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the potential for conflict between Network Rail’s role in providing public infrastructure and acting...

      Transport: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, who is responsible for monitoring compliance by transport companies with the law on disability access.

      Driving: Qualifications

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress he has made on securing the recognition by EU countries of UK certificate of professional competence driving qualifications in the event...

      Railways: Franchises

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether it is his policy that the (a) Department or (b) rail franchise operator announces (i) extensions, (ii) direct awards and (iii) other changes...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: Wigan

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 25 June 2019 to Question 267348, whether hybrid HS2 trains will stop at Wigan Station.

      Transport: Loneliness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department has taken with the Loneliness Action Group to improve the transport network as part of the Government's loneliness strategy,...

      Bus Services: Franchises

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of local authorities franchising of bus services.

      Railways: Bolton

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether there are plans to introduce a Sunday rail service for Moses Gate, Farnworth and Kearsley stations.

      East-West Rail Link

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on the level of greenhouse gas emissions of the decision to exclude electrification from the...

      Motor Vehicles: Hire Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what support the Government provides to vehicle rental companies to transition their fleet to electric vehicles.

      Network Rail: Property

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many times his Department has issued a Certificate of Lawfulness to Network Rail for entry to a tenanted railway arch under section 14 of the...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Yemen: Military Intervention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 24 June 2019 to Question 266880 on Yemen: Military Intervention and with reference to the news...

    • IRA: Libya

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will take steps to ensure that tax receipts derived from the interest on frozen Libyan assets held in UK banks are used...

      Christianity: Oppression

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will write to the UN Secretary General highlighting the recent Open Doors report on the persecution of Christians worldwide.

      Western Sahara: Sovereignty

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to his Moroccan counterpart on independence for Western Sahara.

      Western Sahara: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to help ensure that MINURSO systematically monitor human rights violations in the occupied territories...

      Russia: Council of Europe

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the Council of Europe’s decision allowing Russia to return to the human rights watchdog.

      Jagtar Singh Johal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what progress he has made with his Indian counterpart on securing the release of Jagtar Singh Johal.

  • Department for International Development

    • Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much money was paid by organisations contracted by his Department to deliver aid projects to consultants in the last 12 months;...

    • Developing Countries: Depressive Illnesses

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent assessment she has made of trends in the level of depression in developing countries.

      Syria and Yemen: Humanitarian Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent assessment his Department has made of the humanitarian situation in (a) Idlib and (b) Yemen.

  • Department for Education

    • Learning Disability Week: Publicity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what events he plans to attend to highlight Learning Disability Week 2019.

    • Post-18 Education and Funding Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to implement the Augar recommendations to deliver a fairer higher education system.

      Pupils: Health and Sports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how long the funding commitments are for the (a) Primary Sports Premium and (b) Healthy Pupils Capital Fund.

      Soft Drinks: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what programmes are being funded by the revenue raised from the Soft Drinks Industry Levy.

      Pupil Exclusions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will publish the number of (a) fixed-term and (b) permanent school exclusions by local authority area for each of the last five years.

      Social Mobility

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he plans to respond to the recommendations in the report entitled, Elitist Britain 2019, published by the Social Mobility Commission in June 2019.

      Medicine: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many people are studying medicine as a second degree; and what proportion of those students did not apply for study grants or financial support...

      Apprentices: Free School Meals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of apprenticeship starters were eligible for free school meals in (a) St Helens North constituency, (b) the North West and (c) England...

      Higher Education: Free School Meals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of people entering higher education by age 19 in (a) 2018-19 and (b) each of the last five academic years were eligible for free...

      Apprentices: North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many businesses in (a) St Helens North constituency and (b) the North West hired apprentices in each of the last five years.

      Pupils: Sanitary Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will make it his policy for his Department to procure only plastic free period products for schools.

      Higher Education: Admissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many (a) full-time and (b) part-time first degree undergraduates his Department estimates will be studying in higher education institutions in...

      Sure Start Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will increase funding for Sure Start in the next Budget.

      Physical Education: GCE A-level and GCSE

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many students in London studied physical education to (a) GCSE and (b) A level in each year since 2012.

      Teachers: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, which schools are allocated to each of the teaching school alliance hubs.

      Wakefield City Academies Trust: Deloitte and Touche

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 13 June 2019 to Question 262315 on Wakefield City Academies Trust: Deloitte and Touche, what services were provided by...

      Refugees: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what support his Department provides to local councils to ensure that young refugees are protected by an adequate level of safeguarding.

      Education: Judaism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many (a) children and (b) schools have covered the Battle of Cable Street at Key Stage 3 in the 2018-19 academic year.

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much funding his Department has spent or plans to spend on converting schools to academies in (a) 2017-18, (b) 2018-19, (c) 2019-20, (d) 2020-21,...

      Pupils: Absenteeism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether his Department holds data on pupil absence in primary schools in England which is cross-tabulated by school week, year group and reason for...

      Teachers: Absenteeism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether his Department holds data on teacher sickness absence in primary schools in England in each school week.

  • Leader of the House

    • Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund

      To ask the Leader of the House, what discussions he has had with the Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund on the (a) financial and (b) practical feasibility of divesting its funds from (i)...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Animal Welfare: Sentencing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to introduce tougher sentences for animal cruelty.

    • Climate Change

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to tackle anthropogenic climate change and global warming.

      Agriculture: Plastics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to reduce the effect of plasticulture on the environment; and what support his...

      Tree Planting

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how long will it take for planted trees to have a benefit on the environment.

      Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many people in England are living in an area with an illegal level of air pollution.

      Recycling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to (a) reduce waste to landfill and (b) increase waste to recycling.

      Climate Change

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the UK is taking steps with the Government of China to promote natural climate solutions at the UN’s Climate...

      Peat

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of the protection and restoration of peat moss in achieving...

      Animal Welfare: Inspections

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what support his Department provides to local authorities to ensure that those authorities have access to fully trained...

      Rural Areas: Loneliness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the Government Loneliness Strategy, what progress his department has made on convening a rural stakeholder...

      Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to ensure co-operation with the EU on tackling air pollution after the UK leaves the EU.

      Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment,Food and Rural Affairs what steps he is taking to promote cross-departmental collaboration on adopting World Health Organisation standards for fine...

      Southern Water

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the findings of OFWAT's recent investigation into whether Southern Water breached its statutory duties and...

      Horse Racing: Animal Welfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effect of veterinary research funded by the Horserace Betting Levy Board on the welfare...

      Horse Racing: Animal Welfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Horse Welfare Board in improving the standards of welfare in horseracing.

      Horse Racing: Equine Flu

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment (a) his Department and (b) the Animal Plant and Health Agency have made of the effectiveness of the measures...

      Plastics: Waste

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate he has made of the quantity of UK plastic waste that has been returned from countries overseas; what steps he...

      Schools: Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions he has with Cabinet colleagues on requiring schools to be energy independent.

  • Department for Exiting the European Union

    • NHS

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health and Social and Care on the effect of the UK leaving the EU...

    • Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what plans the Government has to bring forward legislative proposals before the summer recess to maintain the rights of EU citizens...

      Borders: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what recent steps he has taken with the European Commission to ensure that there is not a hard border on the island of Ireland in the...

  • Wales Office

    • Public Expenditure: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, with reference to the funding package announced for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, what assessment he has made of the Barnett consequential...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Probation: Disciplinary Proceedings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many probation officers were placed under investigation for (a) less than one month, (b) between one and three months, (c) between three and six...

    • Probation: Disciplinary Proceedings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many and what proportion of disciplinary cases in which probation officers were placed under investigation for (a) less than one month, (b) between...

      Probation: Disciplinary Proceedings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many probation officers have been suspended for (a) less than one month, (b) between one and three months, (c) between three and six months, (d)...

      Probation: Disciplinary Proceedings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many cases of alleged (a) misconduct and (b) gross misconduct by probation officers that reached proceedings were (i) not proven, (ii) resolved by...

      Probation: Disciplinary Proceedings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many cases of alleged (a) misconduct and (b) gross misconduct by probation officers that led to proceedings following an investigation lasting more...

      Probation: Disciplinary Proceedings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many cases of alleged (a) misconduct and (b) gross misconduct by probation officers that led to proceedings following a suspension lasting for more...

      Probation: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of wages paid to suspended probation officers under investigation in each of the last three years.

      Legal Aid Scheme: Terrorism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what criteria his Department uses to determine the allocation of legal aid; and how his Department assesses the claims of families of victims of...

      Prisons: Unmanned Air Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what progress his Department has made in the past year in combating the use of drones to supply illegal drugs to prisoners.

      Prisoners: Compensation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisoners have received compensation for being assaulted by a fellow prisoner in each of the last three years, and if he will make a statement.

      Prisons: Gates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, which prisons contain an electronic gate with at least one safety feature disengaged; and if he will make a statement.

      Court Orders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many (a) non-molestation orders, (b) occupation orders and (c) injunctions were granted in each year since 2010.

      HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Enforcement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what level of charges Approved Enforcement Agencies may add to original financial penalties imposed by criminal courts, and whether his Department has...

      HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Enforcement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what estimate his Department has made of the level of charges added by Approved Enforcement Agencies to the original financial penalties imposed by...

      Television: Licensing

      To ask the Minister for Justice, what support he plans to provide to the courts service to deal with the potential increase in non-payment prosecution for TV licences by vulnerable defendants...

      Television: Licensing

      To ask the Minister for Justice, whether he has made an estimate of the potential increase in the number of prosecutions there will be of people over 75 who have not paid for a TV licence from...

      Treatment of, and Outcomes for, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Individuals in the Criminal Justice System Independent Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the status is of the Government's response to each recommendation in the Lammy Review.

      HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 20 June 2019 to Question 265568 on HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Staff, if he will publish the information by staff band.

      Courts: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 19 June 2019 to Question 264468 on courts: staff, whether his Department holds data relating to the staff service length prior...

      Young Offenders: Homelessness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many children were recorded as being of no fixed abode on arrival in custody in each custodial institution that holds children in each year since 2010.

      Prisoners: Homelessness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many women were recorded as being of no fixed abode on arrival in custody in each custodial institution that holds women in each year since 2010.

      Probation: ICT

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent discussions his Department has had with (a) community rehabilitation companies and (b) the Probation Service on the use of algorithms in the...

      Probate

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what information he holds on when probate will be granted in the case of Carol Rosalind Green who died on 24 September 2018; and if he will make an...

  • Cabinet Office

    • Small Businesses: Procurement

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps the Government is taking to ensure UK SMEs are able to compete with global tech companies in G-Cloud procurement.

    • Political Parties: Finance

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 24 June 2019 to Question 266672 on Political Parties: Finance, for what reason the Government considers Section 10 of the...

      Political Parties: Finance

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether his Department has received representations from the Electoral Commission on the workability of section 10 of the Political Parties and...

      Senior Civil Servants: Private Education

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the proportion of the senior civil service that were privately educated.

      Civil Servants: Education

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what data his Department holds on the educational background of civil servants.

      Senior Civil Servants: Education

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the number of senior civil servants that were educated at (a) Oxford and (b) Cambridge University.

      GovTech Fund

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many and what proportion of applications for GovTech catalyst funding were successful in each funding round.

      Immigrants: Suicide

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what information his Department holds on immigrants who have died by suicide within the first three years of moving to the UK.

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Consumers: Protection

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have plans to place a cap on the price paid in markets where there are rolling contracts for consumers.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Burma: Dams

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the statement by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Myanmar about the Myitsone dam project in Kachin State, Burma, published on 8...

    • Pakistan: Indigenous Peoples

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they intend to take to ensure (1) the survival of the culture and religion of the Kalash people in Pakistan, and (2) that the members of that community...

      Burma: Christianity

      To ask Her Majesty's Government (1) what assessment they have made of, and (2) what representations they made to the government of Burma about, reports from Chin State, Burma, that on 24 and...

      Sudan: Demonstrations

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, following reports of the role played by the Rapid Support Forces in dispersing protesters in Sudan resulting in deaths in Khartoum and Darfur, what plans they...

      Hong Kong: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many British passport holders are in Hong Kong; and what are their obligations to the holders of such passports.

      Press Freedom

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to invite the families of Jamal Khashoggi and Daphne Caruana Galizia to the Global Conference for Media Freedom in July.

      Press Freedom

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the speech by the Foreign Secretary at the UNESCO World Press Freedom Day in Addis Ababa on 2 May, what action they have taken to (1) "shine a...

      Philippines: Press Freedom

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to make representations to the government of the Philippines on (1) establishing an independent investigation into the killing of Adam Moraleta...

      Developing Countries: Prostitution

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to share best practice on reducing sex tourism in developing countries, and in addressing corruption linked to sex work and slavery.

      Mauritius: Diplomatic Service

      To ask Her Majesty's Government why the lunch traditionally hosted by the British High Commissioner in Mauritius to celebrate the birthday of Her Majesty the Queen did not take place this year.

      British Indian Ocean Territory: Sovereignty

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they intend to take to reach an agreement with the government of Mauritius over the future of the Chagos Archipelago; and what consideration they have...

      Palestinians: Cemeteries

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that the government of Israel’s Nature and Parks Authority is annexing land in the Palestinian Bab Al-Rahma...

      Sudan: Demonstrations

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking, together with international partners, to call for urgent action to bring the current violence in Sudan to an end and to protect the...

      Sudan: Radicalism

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what information they have on the number of Islamist extremists, including supporters of IS, who are now located in Sudan; and what strategy they have to ensure...

      Israel: Arms Trade

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the letter from European researchers and academics on 4 June asking the European Union to impose a comprehensive military embargo...

      Israel: West Bank

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the statement by the ambassador of the USA in Jerusalem that Israel has the right to retain parts, but not all, of the West Bank.

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Health Professions: Regulation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord O'Shaughnessy on 13 June 2018 (HL8293) and Baroness Manzoor on 29 January (HL12896), whether they have published...

  • Department for International Development

    • Pakistan: Indigenous Peoples

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans the Department for International Development has to support the training of Kalash teachers in Pakistan to teach Kalash children their own history and...

    • Burma: Armed Conflict

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the situation in Kachin and Northern Shan States in Burma and the impact of the ongoing conflict in those states; and what...

  • Department for Education

    • English Language: Education

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the integration benefits to communities particularly in terms of integration of allowing asylum seekers to have access to free...

    • Free School Meals

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the number of children of working parents who qualify for free school meals.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • National Preventive Mechanism

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Keen of Elie on 4 June (HL15680), what is their response to the recommendations on the National Preventive Mechanism, made...

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Buildings: Inspections

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to address the availability of professional indemnity insurance for building safety inspectors.

    • Help to Buy Scheme

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment have they made of the comments of Peter Redfern, Chief Executive of Taylor Wimpey, about the Help to Buy Scheme.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Universal Credit

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Buscombe on 6 June (HL15922), whether the information provided about deductions in the Universal Credit statement...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Plastic Bags

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the number of plastic bags which are supplied daily to customers by retail outlets in England not covered by the current single-use...

    • Plastic Bags

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many other countries operate (1) a ban, or (2) a partial ban or charge, on the use of single-use plastic bags.

      Air Pollution: Health Hazards

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of air pollution on public health; and whether they will legislate to introduce World Health Organisation air quality...

  • Home Office

    • Forced Marriage

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 16 May (HL15521), how many cases were dealt with by the Forced Marriage Unit in 2018.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Honours

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many of each category of honours were awarded in the Queen's Birthday Honours List to people in (1) Wales, (2) Scotland, (3) Northern Ireland, and (4) each of...

    • Honours

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many honours were awarded in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List to people in (1) London, and (2) each English city region that has a mayor, per head of...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

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