Written answers

Thursday, 8 August 2019

  • Department for Education

    • Teachers: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to improve the provision of mental heath training for teachers and lecturers at universities.

    • Overseas Students: Eastern Europe

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department has taken to secure continued access to UK universities for eastern European students after 2020; and what steps his...

      Schools: Sponsorship

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education,how many independent schools have become involved in academy sponsorship or the founding of free schools in the state system since 2017.

      STEM Subjects: Higher Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions he has had with universities on the effect of higher education funding on the sustainability of STEM courses in (a) Portsmouth and...

      STEM Subjects: Higher Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the effect on funding for STEM subjects at higher education institutions of the UK leaving the EU.

      Higher Education: Equal Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the gender pay gap in higher education (a) at Portsmouth University and (b) in the UK.

      Higher Education: Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the effect on jobs of the decision not to support higher education institutions with increased pension costs (a) at...

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to the Written Statement of 18 July 2019, Building safety update, HCWS 1757, what his Department's...

    • Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to the Written Statement of 18 July 2019, Building safety update, HCWS 1757, how leaseholders will be...

      Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to the Written Statement of 18 July 2019, Building safety update, HCWS 1757, what steps he is taking to...

      Housing: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 20 June 2019 to Question 263865 on permitted development rights, what assessment he has made...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Donkeys: Animal Products

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with (a) China and (b) countries in east Africa on ending the international trade in...

    • Livestock: Electromagnetic Fields

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he has commissioned research on the potential effect of electro-magnetic waves on levels of premature deaths in farm...

      Food Supply

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to ensure adequacy of the provision of food for (a) hospitals, (b) schools and (c) care...

      Food Supply

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what representations the Government has received from representatives of (a) food companies and (b) food bank organisers on...

  • Home Office

    • Madeleine McCann

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 26 June (HL16299) concerning Operation Grange, whether they will publish the details of the...

    • Immigrants: Domestic Abuse

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what arrangements they have in place to protect non-EU nationals resident in the UK who are victims of domestic abuse, and in particular to ensure access to...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the guidance issued by the Home Office to local authorities and Health and Social Care Trusts on 2 April EU Settlement Scheme—Looked After...

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Tourism: Expenditure

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the total amount spent on tourism by local authorities in each region of England in 2016–17; and whether they will...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Squirrels

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the size of the red squirrel population in England.

    • Wild Boar

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures they are taking to monitor the numbers and distribution of feral boar in the UK; and what steps are being taken to control their numbers.

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