Written answers

Monday, 9 September 2019

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Social Services: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 11 June 2019 to Question 259385, when he plans to publish the green paper on funding social care.

    • Cancer: Aerials and Electric Cables

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of people with cancer that live within a mile of (a) an electricity pylon and (b) a mobile...

      Mental Illness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the effects of (a) unemployment and (b) poverty on levels of mental illness.

      Mental Illness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of living in (a) an urban and (b) a rural environment on levels of mental illness.

      Psychiatry: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions he has had with representatives of universities on research into mindfulness-based therapies; and what research...

      Psychiatry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the (a) efficacy and (b) cost of mindfulness-based therapies in treating (i) attention deficit...

      Food: Health Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what public awareness campaigns his Department initiated on food and drink that poses a threat to public health in each of the last five...

      Public Health: Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what public health campaigns his Department has funded in each of the last 10 years; and how much his Department spent on each of those...

      Compulsorily Detained Psychiatric Patients

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of mental-health bed admissions there were under the Mental Health Act 1983 in each year since 2009.

      NHS: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 10 July to Question 272107, what his Department’s express freight service is planned to deliver; by what...

      NHS: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 10 July to Question 272107 on Department of Health and Social Care: Brexit, whether his Department has assessed...

      NHS: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 10 July 2019 to Question 272107 on Department of Health and Social Care: Brexit, how many regulatory...

      Travel: Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 10 July 2019 to Question 272107 on Department of Health and Social Care: Brexit, how many citizens with...

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of children and adolescents with mental health problems who required treatment in each year since...

      Social Services: Learning Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to improve care for people with learning difficulties.

      MMR Vaccine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that parents and carers are provided with accurate information on the benefits and risks of...

      Disability: International Cooperation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, which representatives of the UK Government attended the Second Global Rehabilitation 2030 Meeting in Geneva on 8 and 9 July 2019.

      Cancer: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timeline is for the implementation of personalised cancer care interventions for all patients, including those with secondary...

      Clinical Trials: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the NHS Long Term Plan, what steps he (a) is taking and (b) plans to take to meet the target that 50 per cent of people...

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Green Paper entitled, Transforming children and young people’s mental health, if he will review the Green...

      Obesity: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to increase funding for research into the causes of obesity; and if he will make a statement.

      Malnutrition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to NHS England’s Commissioning Excellent Nutrition and Hydration 2015-2018 guidance, what progress he has made on...

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what research his Department has commissioned on the efficacy of mindfulness-based therapies in the treatment of (a) stress, (b)...

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many NHS staff were qualified to treat patients with mindfulness-based stress reduction therapy in each of the last three years.

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how UK mindfulness research centres and universities have contributed to the development of NHS mindfulness-based practice and therapies.

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of patients treated for mental health disorders in NHS facilities received (a) drugs, (b) psychological therapy, (c)...

      Mental Health Services: Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much the NHS has spent on (a) anti-depressant drugs and (b) mindfulness-based stress reduction therapy in each year for which data is...

      Mental Health Services: Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much the Government spent on research into (a) anti-depressant drug treatment and (b) mindfulness-based stress reduction therapy in...

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the (a) efficacy and (b) cost of the use of (i) anti-depressant drugs and (ii)...

      Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with Sir Mike Richards of NHS England on workforce implications for the NHS workforce in supporting the...

      Genetic Engineering

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of NICE’s ability to offer interim conditional reimbursement decisions to gene therapies...

      Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of the level of compensation available under the Vaccine Damage Payment scheme.

      Allergies: Medical Equipment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment his Department has made of the adequacy of the availability of adrenaline auto-injectors.

      Mental Health Act 1983

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timeframe is for the publication of a White Paper on reforming the Mental Health Act.

      Carer's Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he has taken to support the mental, emotional and physical wellbeing of (a) carers and (b) carers who face financial...

      National Institute for Clinical Excellence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he publish the names of the members of the (a) steering group, (b) working group and (c) each of the task and finish groups for...

      Genetic Engineering

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment has been made of the suitability of NICE’s process of medicines appraisal for new cell and gene therapy therapies.

      Cystic Fibrosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect on the availability of treatments and medication for cystic fibrosis of the UK leaving the EU...

      Nurses: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Prime Minister's statement of 24 July 2019, what steps he is taking to recruit more nurses.

      NHS: Emergencies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when the results of the deep dive of NHS organisations’ compliance against Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response will be...

      Health Services: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timescale is for the Care Quality Commission quality framework to include temperature and hydration in the inspections as part...

      Weather: Death

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the (a) number and (b) nature of the excess deaths in the heatwave in June, July and August 2018.

      Lipoedema: Diagnosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to (a) raise awareness and (b) decrease the number of misdiagnoses of Lipoedema.

      Health Services: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans the Government has to support healthcare providers through winter 2019 in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a...

      Genetic Engineering

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans NHS England has to implement gene therapy treatments.

      Cystic Fibrosis: Diagnosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of making cystic fibrosis checks routine in (a) antenatal care and...

      Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to make the stabilisation of conditions such as cystic fibrosis part of the NICE quality of life...

      Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure the full NHS People Plan will tackle shortages in the imaging and diagnostic workforce in order to...

      Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 2 April 2019 to Question 236381, what steps NHS England has taken to fill the gap left by the closure of the...

      NHS: Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of requests by NHS professionals to the NHS Business Services Authority to provide them with an accurate and up to date...

      Nusinersen

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the appropriateness of the NICE criteria for assessing a patient's access to Spinraza.

      Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the budget is for products undergoing review via the NHS England prioritisation process in 2020-21.

      Parkinson's Disease: Mental Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the all-party Parliamentary group on Parkinsons' report entitled,...

      Hyperactivity: Diagnosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 22 July 2019 to Question 277852 on Hyperactivity: Diagnosis, whether his Department has a timeframe for the...

      NHS: Computer Software

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 22 July 2019 to Question 277855, what recent estimate he has made of the proportion of Windows XP machines...

      Antidepressants: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the estimated cost is of prescribing anti-depressants to people aged under 21 years old in each year since 2010.

      Cannabis: Prescriptions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many prescriptions for medical cannabis have been issued on the NHS since the rescheduling of cannabis based products.

      Dermatology: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment his Department has made of the adequacy of the specialist dermatologist workforce in the NHS.

      Dermatology: General Practitioners

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to increase the number of GPs with a special interest in dermatology.

      NHS: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect of scrapping Medicines Usage Reviews on people who take multiple medications.

      NHS: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what alternative arrangements will be introduced in the new local pharmacy contract to safeguard people taking multiple medications and...

      NHS: Vacancies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the NHS will take as part of the forthcoming NHS workforce plan to minimise the vacancy rates of (a) Parkinson’s nurses...

      Abortion

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to publish the numbers of forced abortions by individual NHS trusts.

      Sudden Adult Death Syndrome: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to introduce a national strategy for the prevention of young sudden cardiac death.

      NHS: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department plans to make additional funding available to NHS trusts and health boards to meet potential additional costs...

      Health Services: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether people with active but incomplete applications for settled and pre-settled status will be entitled to free NHS treatment after 31...

      Health Services: EEA Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what tariff will EEA visitors be charged for NHS services in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

      Health Services: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether doctors and healthcare workers in Northern Ireland will be permitted in the course of their employment to be in possession of...

      NHS England: Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many fines have been issued by NHS England to private companies that run contracted services for the NHS as a result of (a) not...

      Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many incidents occurred due to estates and infrastructure failures at Northumbria NHS Trust in 2018-19; and what each incident was...

      Social Services: Northumberland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the cost to Northumberland local authority of providing social care to older people in each of the next five...

      NHS: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many Medicines Usage Reviews have taken place in each year since their introduction.

      Parkinson's Disease: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many Medicines Usage Reviews have been undertaken for people with Parkinson's in each year since their introduction.

      NHS: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the impact assessment for Medicines Usage Reviews not being included in the new community pharmacy contract.

      Department of Health and Social Care: Devolution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what further steps he will take to increase co-operation between his Department and the devolved Administrations.

      Skin Diseases: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department has taken to ensure the adequacy of provision of treatment for people with inflammatory skin conditions.

      Nutrition: Health Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to maintain the Eatwell Guide in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

      Healthy Start Scheme: Overpayments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many parents have been assessed as having been overpaid in Healthy Start vouchers as a result of ceasing to be eligible for universal...

      Healthy Start Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of allowing staff and volunteers from (a) schools, (b) libraries and (c) community...

      Anaemia and Gastritis: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to make be an announcement on the updating of the NICE guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of (a) pernicious anaemia...

      Dialysis Machines: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with his European counterparts to ensure that British residents can access dialysis when travelling to...

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans the Government has to modernise the NHS mental health estate.

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to increase access to CAMHS assessments.

      Insulin

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that an adequate supply of insulin is available in the event that the UK leaves the EU...

      NHS: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he will bring forward legislative proposals to codify in law accountability for workforce supply and planning throughout the...

      Mental Health Act 1983 Independent Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress the Government has made on implementing the recommendations of the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act 1983.

      Parkinson's Disease: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the Government's policy is on funding for research into Parkinson’s disease and mental health.

      Cystic Fibrosis: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to promote exercise as a means to enhance the lives of children with cystic fibrosis.

      Preventive Medicine: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to promote the role of the third sector in preventing health and wellbeing problems in children.

      Telemedicine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if his Department will extend the NHS’ post-hospital discharge digital bag project to other areas in England beyond Lancashire and...

      Telemedicine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to improve the (a) range and (b) quality of digital NHS healthcare services offered to patients.

      Prescriptions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will commission an investigation on recent trends in the number of prescriptions being split between more than one paper...

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department’s proposed new neurodiversity unit plans to take to ensure that the needs of neurodivergent people are...

      Drugs: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent preparations his Department has made to ensure the supply of medicines will be maintained from the EU to the UK in the event...

      Social Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that people with experience of using adult social care are involved in the design and provision of such...

      Hormone Replacement Therapy: Shortages

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to prevent a shortage of hormone replacement therapy for menopausal women.

      Radiotherapy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure the availability of ongoing radiotherapy treatment in the event that the UK leaves the EU...

      Social Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what his timescale is for publication of a Green Paper on social care.

      Bowel Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to (a) introduce the timetable for lowering the bowel cancer screening age to 50 and (b) increase the sensitivity of the...

      Haematology: Enfield Southgate

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many haematological Clinical Nurse Specialists there are in Enfield Southgate constituency in the most recent period for which...

      General Practitioners: Enfield Southgate

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what information he holds on the average number of GP appointments available to patients in Enfield Southgate constituency each month.

      Abortion: Down's Syndrome

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has made an assessment of the factors involved in decisions to terminate a pregnancy following a diagnosis of...

      Health Services: Reciprocal Arrangements

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to replicate European Health Insurance Card reciprocal arrangements after the UK leaves the EU.

      Drugs: Misuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the prevalence of use of smart drugs.

      HIV Infection: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress has been made on discussions and planning among his Department, NHS England, Public Health England and local authorities on...

      Autism: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of introducing tailored mental health services for people diagnosed with autism.

      Autism: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he has taken to implement the recommendations in the report entitled, A spectrum of obstacles, published by the Westminster...

      Schools: Dental Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of requiring all primary schools and maintained nurseries in England to provide...

      NHS: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions his Department has had with (a) Barts Health NHS Trust, (b) East London NHS Foundation Trust, and (c) NHS Newham...

      Accident and Emergency Departments: North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the average annual waiting times were for each A&E department in (a) Wirral, b) Merseyside and c) the North West in each of the...

      Mental Health: Terminology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will review the language employed across Government to describe mental health (a) policies, (b) posts and (c) services to ensure...

      Mental Health Services: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to include (a) practice-based evidence and (b) randomised controlled trials in Government-commissioned...

      Mental Health Act 1983 Independent Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to publish a White Paper in response to Professor Sir Simon Wessely's Independent Review of the Mental Health Act.

      Mental Health Services: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to support the (a) behavioural and (b) emotional development of babies; and if he will make it his policy to...

      Mental Health Services: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the (a) equity of levels of funding for children's mental health services in the NHS Long Term Plan...

      NHS: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to support NHS providers who do not have full contingency plans in place if the UK leaves the EU without a...

      Health Services: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how his Department plans to communicate changes in reciprocal healthcare arrangements to EU nationals in the UK in the event of the UK...

      Health Services: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether doctors will be required to determine a patient's eligibility for healthcare in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a...

      Health Services: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to minimise disruption to (a) patients, (b) health workers and (c) health services in Northern...

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the average waiting time is for a child and adolescent mental health services referral by clinical commissioning group in England.

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the average waiting time is for access to cognitive behavioural therapy and talking therapy for under 18 year olds, by clinical...

      General Practitioners: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the survey by the Royal College of General Practitioners on access to GPs, published December 2018, what assessment he...

      General Practitioners: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of GP to patient ratios in each London borough.

      Health Services: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the proportion of funding allocated to each Care Commissioning Groups in each borough of London in each of...

      Disability: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the proportion of residents with a DDA disability in (a) London and (b) Hounslow Borough.

      Radon Gas: Lung Cancer

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) diagnoses of and (b) deaths from radon-related lung cancer there have been since 2010 in each Care Commissioning Group.

      Cannabis: Prescriptions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if his Department will produce a cross-government plan for the issuing of medicinal cannabis under prescription by the end of 2019.

      Department of Health and Social Care: Catering

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much his Department spent on refreshments in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018.

      Department of Health and Social Care: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2017.

      Hospitals: Admissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that the findings and best practice of the Elective Care Transformation Programme are implemented in...

      NHS: Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress he has made on the consultation into flexibility in the NHS Pension Scheme.

      Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Prescriptions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether patients with pulmonary fibrosis are entitled to free prescriptions.

      Infant Foods

      To as the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 14 May 2019 to Question 247997 on Infant Foods, if he will publish the (a) content discussed and (b) decisions...

      Food

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the (a) dates, (b) attendees and (c) topics of meetings his Department has had with representatives of the food and...

      Social Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that there is parity of esteem between health and social care.

      Bowel Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will lower the screening age for bowel cancer from 60 to 50 years of age.

      Learning Disability: Nurses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will take steps to facilitate training for learning disability nurses.

      Blood Cancer: Enfield Southgate

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what mental health support is available for people who have been diagnosed with blood cancer in Enfield Southgate constituency.

      General Practitioners: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy ofwaiting times for GP appointments.

      Electronic Cigarettes: Health Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of NHS guidance on vaping.

      Health Services: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of UK nationals in EU countries who will potentially face increased healthcare costs in the event...

      HIV Infection: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to engage the BAME community with and increase their access to the PrEP impact trial.

      HIV Infection: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress he has made with NHS England, Public Health England and local authorities in ensuring PrEP is routinely commissioned.

      Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans the Government has to maintain medical and drug supplies to the UK in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

      Maternity Services: Down's Syndrome

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of developing a care pathway for women who choose to continue their pregnancy after a...

      Genetics: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will consider conducting a consultation on the ethical implications of non-invasive prenatal testing.

      Rare Diseases: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU without a deal on the regulatory processes for new medicines...

      Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the capacity requirements for the Medicines and healthcare products regulatory agency after the UK leaves...

      European Reference Networks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that UK participation in European Reference Networks continues after the UK leaves the EU.

      Hepatitis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure people who are in contact with drug treatment services are tested for hepatitis C.

      Hepatitis: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people were treated for hepatitis C in England in the financial year 2018-19.

      Autism: Suicide

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of trends in suicide rates among people diagnosed with autism; what steps his Department is taking to reduce...

      Health Services: Overseas Visitors

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidance NHS England has issued to NHS bodies in England on the implementation of the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas...

      5G: Health Hazards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what research his Department has (a) undertaken and (b) commissioned on the effect of 5G towers on public health.

      5G: Health Hazards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, which organisations his Department consulted on the effect of 5G towers on public health.

      5G: Health Hazards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of 5G towers on public health.

      Care Homes: Oldham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions his Department has had with (a) Oldham Council and (b) Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group on the potential effect on...

      Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions his Department has had with Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust on the potential effect on NHS staffing levels of the UK...

      Health Visitors: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of trends in health visitor recruitment in (a) the UK, (b) Teesside, and (c) Stockton South constituency.

      Health Visitors: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to work with the NHS and other partners in primary and community care to increase health visitor numbers in...

      Operating Theatres: WiFi

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timeframe is for the introduction of Wi-Fi hotspots in operating theatres in England and Wales to enable smart-technologies.

      Department of Health and Social Care: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what meetings his Department has had with Leeds City Council to discuss preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement.

      Mental Health Services: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to improve the wellbeing and mental health of children.

      Depressive Illnesses: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of any potential financial savings to the NHS of an increased take up of mindfulness-based therapy for the...

      Depressive Illnesses: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will estimate the proportion of GPs who regularly prescribe mindfulness-based therapy for the treatment of repeat depression.

      Depressive Illnesses: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of patients suffering with depression were given mindfulness-based therapies in each primary care trust area...

      Prisoners: Mental Illness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social care, what proportion of (a) children and young adults and (b) adults who have received custodial sentences have been diagnosed as having...

      Depressive Illnesses: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of people being treated by mindfulness-based therapies approved by NICE in the most recent period...

      Health: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what methods are used by his Department to measure the effects of its decisions on the wellbeing of children.

      Sex and Relationship Education: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will increase the level of funding for relationship advice and sexual health services for teenagers.

      Prisoners: Mental Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to centrally collect data on the mental health of the prison population.

      Continuing Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to ensure consistency in the granting of NHS Continuing Healthcare throughout Clinical Commissioning...

      Nurses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent steps he is taking to ensure the adequacy of the number of nurses in the NHS.

      NHS: Waiting Lists

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent steps the Government has taken to reduce NHS waiting times.

      Palliative Care: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, which provider organisations NHS England is commissioning to provide specialised paediatric palliative care as defined by E03/S/H 2013/14...

      NHS: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what funding will be made available to mitigate any increase in the price of medicines as a result of the UK leaving the EU without an...

      Health Services: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how he plans to sustain and develop cross-border services between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland after the UK leaves the EU.

      Asthma: Death

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to implement the recommendations of the 2014 National Review of Asthma Deaths to reduce further avoidable deaths...

      Asthma: Death

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish his Department's responses to the publication of the three Regulation 28 (Prevention of Future Death) Reports on...

      Asthma: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department has taken to ensure compliance with NICE guidelines on the treatment of asthma that require general practices...

      Health Services: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure EU nationals are aware of the evidence they need to provide to access healthcare in the UK in the event...

      Health Services: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure doctors will not be asked to determine patients’ eligibility for healthcare in the...

      Doctors: Qualifications

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions he has had with health care regulators on ensuring doctors working in the UK are fit to practise in the event...

      NHS: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what meetings his Department has had with pharmacies on Teesside on the supply of prescription medication in preparation for the UK...

      HIV Infection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 26 July 2019 to Question 280282, on HIV infection, if he will place in the Library of the House of Commons the...

      Cervical Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of women with a disability have attended cervical cancer screening through the NHS in the last period for...

      Palliative Care: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much NHS England spent on commissioning specialised paediatric palliative care as defined by E03/S/H 2013/14 NHS Standard Contract...

      NHS and Social Services: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the effect on levels of staffing in (a) NHS bodies, (b) care homes, and (c) other social care...

      Hospitals: North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many clinical service incidents caused by estates and infrastructure failure were recorded by NHS trusts and foundation trusts within...

      Hospitals: Knowsley

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many overheating occurrences triggering a risk assessment were recorded by NHS trusts and foundation trusts serving Knowsley in each...

      NHS: Capital Investment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many bids for capital spending has (a) his Department and (b) NHS England received from NHS organisations in each of the last five years.

      Antibiotics: Prescriptions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of prescriptions for antibiotics issued in the last (a) 12 months and (b) five years; and what...

      Antibiotics: Diarrhoea

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what data his Department holds on the number of patients on antibiotics who developed (a) AAD and (b) CDI/CDAD.

      Clostridium

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of community-acquired c-difficile infections require hospitalisation.

      NHS: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions his Department has had with Oldham Council on the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal...

      NHS: Mental Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to help protect the mental health of NHS staff.

      Prostate Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timetable is for the National Screening Committee to conduct the next review of the evidence on screening for prostate cancer.

      Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has undertaken a public consultation on the effectiveness of the NHS prioritisation process.

      Hospitals: Infectious Diseases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to prevent the spread of disease in hospitals.

      Pregnancy: Nutrition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidance his Department provides to pregnant women on nutrition in pregnancy.

      Sepsis: Diagnosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to improve early diagnosis of sepsis.

      Motor Neurone Disease: Sports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has commissioned research into the connection between head injuries sustained through sport and and motor neurone disease.

      Diabetes: Health Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to work with Diabetes UK to raise awareness among people with diabetes of complications arising from...

      Parkinson's Disease: Surgery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to make deep brain stimulation for the treatment of Parkinson's disease available on the NHS.

      Alzheimer's Disease: Diagnosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to improve the early detection of Alzheimer's disease.

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he plans to take to increase the take-up of winter flu vaccine 2019.

      Breast Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to introduce annual screening for women who have a history of breast cancer.

      General Practitioners: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of additional GPs required to meet the targets set in the NHS Long Term Plan.

      Patients: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that patient safety will be protected in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

      NHS

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has sought assurances from the NHS on the preparedness of NHS organisations in the event that the UK leaves the EU...

      Thalidomide

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to renew the health grant for thalidomide survivors in April 2023.

      Hormone Replacement Therapy: Shortages

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to tackle the shortages of HRT medications.

      East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions his Department has had with East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust on preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

      Palliative Care: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much money NHS England has budgeted in the 2019-20 financial year for specialised paediatric palliative care as defined by E03/S/H...

      NHS: Vacancies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the NHS People Plan will consider potential workforce shortages for health and care services provided by the voluntary sector.

      Body Bags: South West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether body bags are being stockpiled in the south west of England as part of the preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

      Cervical Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to make it easier for women with a physical disability to access cervical screening services.

      NHS: Capital Investment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much capital funding has been (a) allocated to and (b) spent by (i) NHS foundation trusts and (ii) NHS trusts per capita in each of...

      Medical Records: Databases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) NHS trusts and (b) NHS foundation trusts have implemented an Electronic Patient Record system; and how many patients’...

      NHS: Capital Investment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many bids for capital spending (a) his Department, (b) NHS England and (c) NHS Improvement have (i) accepted and (ii) fully funded in...

      Hospitals: Heating

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many overheating occurrences triggering a risk assessment were recorded by (a) NHS trusts and( b) foundation trusts in (i) England...

      Sugar: Consumption

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to publish an update on progress made on the Sugar Reduction Programme.

      NHS: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish a list of medicines that are (a) not currently available and (b) in short supply in (i) the West Midlands and (ii)...

      NHS: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of EU citizens working for the NHS in the West Midlands that have been granted settled status;...

      Hormone Replacement Therapy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of women that are currently prescribed HRT in (a) the West Midlands and (b) all other regions of...

      General Practitioners: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate he has made of the average waiting time for an appointment to see a GP in (a) England and Wales and (b) Coventry.

      Tomography: Thames Valley

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timescale is for installing permanent PET-CT facilities in the Thames Valley area.

      General Practitioners: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of trends of the number of trainee GPs in each of the last ten years.

      General Practitioners: Termination of Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the trends of the number of GPs (a) retiring and (b) leaving the profession in each of the last ten years.

      Pregnancy: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will commit to making pulse oximetry diagnostics available to all expectant mothers.

      Organs: Donors

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the trends in the level of organ transplants as a result of the roll-out of opt-out only organ...

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions his Department has had with organisations in the flu vaccine supply chain on preparations for the UK leaving the EU...

      HIV Infection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the proportion of people diagnosed with HIV at a late stage of infection.

      HIV Infection: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to widen access to the drug PrEP.

      Parkinson's Disease: Anxiety and Depressive Illnesses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to support research on the link between Parkinson’s and (a) anxiety and (b) depression; and if he will...

      Doctors and Nurses: Hampshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of FTE (a) general practitioners, (b) other doctors and (c) nurses employed by the NHS in...

      Breast Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of women who received an unclear result from a mammogram test were asked to return for a further test in...

      Euthanasia: Internet

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure mental health professionals are (a) informed about and (b) equipped to deal with the...

      Autism and Hyperactivity: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of introducing tailored mental health services for people diagnosed with (a) autism...

      Prescriptions: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will (a) review the list of medical conditions for which patients are exempt from prescription charges and (b) ensure that (i)...

      European Reference Networks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the UK will be excluded from European Reference Networks when the UK leaves the EU.

      Abortion: Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, which organisations his Department has allocated funding to for the provision of abortions in each of the last 30 years; how much funding...

      NHS: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many additional (a) nursing and (b) clinical positions will be funded in the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire...

      Health Services: Artificial Intelligence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions officials in his Department have had with representatives of (a) businesses and (b) academia on the introduction of...

      Seretide

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the availability of the asthma drug serotide in pharmacies; and if he will make a statement.

      Dementia: Health Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will promote the Dementia Friend training provided by the Alzheimer’s Society to officials in Government Departments.

      Mental Health Services: Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the mental health budget was in each of the last 30 years.

      Mental Health Services: Prisons

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of meditation techniques in prisoners' (a) mental health and (b)...

      Health: Disadvantaged

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment his Department has made of potential links between income inequality and health inequalities.

      Food: Microplastics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what research her Department has commissioned into the effect on human health of ingesting micro- and nano-plastics which have found...

      Clostridium

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the cost to the NHS of treating patients with recurrent C-difficile infection.

      Clostridium

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what information his Department holds on the number of incidences of an outbreak of C-Difficile Infection in NHS hospitals after a single...

      Dietary Supplements

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of benefits of the use of (a) prebiotics and (b) probiotics in the NHS.

      NHS: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department has taken to (a) measure and (b) improve patient experience and quality of compassionate care.

      Body Bags

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many body bags have been stockpiled under the Operation Yellowhammer in preparation for the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

      Doctors: Surrey

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many doctors there were in hospitals in Surrey in (a) the first quarter of 2010 and (b) the latest period for which figures are available.

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to improve support for children and young people with mental health issues.

      Social Services: Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to ensure adequate staffing levels in the social care sector in the event that the UK leaves the EU...

      Hospitals: Parking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of NHS hospital car parks in England are operated by private parking companies.

  • Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission

    • Electoral Register

      To ask the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what the Commission's most recent estimate is for the number of...

    • Electoral Registration Officers

      To ask the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what estimate the Commission made of the number of electoral...

      Electoral Register

      To ask the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what recent advice the Electoral Commission gave to Electoral...

      Electoral Register

      To ask the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, if the Electoral Commission will make it its policy to gather...

      Electoral Register

      To ask the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what the target was for each voter registration campaign for the number...

      Absent Voting

      To ask the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what steps the Electoral Commission is taking to increase the take-up...

      Electoral Register: Internet

      To ask the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, how many electors have registered online since the introduction of...

      Electoral Register

      To ask the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what recent assessment the Electoral Commission has made of the...

      Electoral Register: Advertising

      To ask the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, how much the Commission has spent on direct advertising in the last...

      Electoral Register: Advertising

      To ask the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, how much the Electoral Commission spent on Facebook targeted...

      Electoral Register

      To ask the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, pursuant to the Answer of 3 March 2015 to Question 225166, on Electoral...

      Electoral Register

      To ask the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what representations the Electoral Commission has received about...

      Electoral Register: Sales

      To ask the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what records the Committee holds on the income that local authorities...

      Electoral Register: Sales

      To ask the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what steps the Electoral Commission has taken to tackle the sale by...

  • Prime Minister

    • Cambridge Analytica

      To ask the Prime Minister, when he last met (a) Alexander Nix and (b) staff members from Cambridge Analytica.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Universal Credit: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the answer of 22 July 2019 to Question 278344 on universal credit: fraud, what recourse is available to people, particularly...

    • Universal Credit: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many universal credit appeals are awaiting allocation of a hearing date because her Department has not yet sent an appeal response to HMCTS.

      Children: Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what guidance her Department issues to (a) non-resident parents and (b) parents with care on changes to their child maintenance calculations...

      Social Security Benefits: EEA Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proof of settled status is required for an EEA national who has been granted settled status and is applying for benefits.

      Children: Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people have had their (a) driving licence and (b) passport removed as a result of Child Maintenance Service enforcement measures.

      Department for Work and Pensions: Catering

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much her Department spent on refreshments in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018.

      Department for Work and Pensions: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much her Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2018.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many universal credit claimants, who are affected by the policy to provide support for a maximum of two children, have received (a) a...

      Universal Credit: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of trends in the number of non-UK EU citizens being refused universal credit in the last six months.

      Support for Mortgage Interest

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many Support for Mortgage Interest Loans have been repaid since April 2018.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will make an assessment of the compatibility of her Department’s policy of universal credit being digital by default with her...

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the (a) affordability and (b) adequacy of provision of childcare for parents subject to the benefit cap.

      Breastfeeding

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment the Government has made of the potential merits of (a) bringing forward legislative proposals to protect breastfeeding mothers...

      Employment and Support Allowance: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of employment support allowance assessment meetings were carried out (a) at the claimant’s home and (b) in assessment...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether she has made an estimate of the number of claimants of universal credit that have fallen into (a) council tax and (b) local authority...

      Universal Credit: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will place copies of Departmental documents which assess the impact of fortnightly payments of universal credit on claimants in...

      Social Rented Housing: Housing Benefit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of households in (a) Birkenhead constituency and (b) England that were subject to the under occupancy penalty...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussions she has had with local authority leaders on the effect of the roll-out of universal credit on the level of demand for...

      Low Incomes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps the Government plans to take to mitigate the potential effect of increased prices in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a...

      Disability Living Allowance: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the target time for processing a claim to renew disability living allowance for a child under 16 years of age is; and what estimate he...

      Disability Living Allowance: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what her Department's target time is for processing new claims for disability living allowance from a child under the age of 16; and what (a)...

      Department for Work and Pensions: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much her Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2017.

      Social Security Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect of the benefit cap on the income of families with more than two children.

      Department for Work and Pensions: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what meetings her Department has had with Bristol City Council to discuss preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement.

      Social Security Benefits: Lone Parents

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect of the benefit cap on single parent households with dependent children in Scotland.

      Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will ensure that all personal independence payment assessments are recorded on the request of a claimant.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether he she has made an assessment of the potential merits of extending the repayment period for universal credit advance payments beyond...

      Low Incomes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 22 August 2019 to Question 277684 on low incomes, whether the hardship payments are (a) new policy and (b) in...

      Post Office Card Account

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reason her Department decided to close the Post Office Card Account; and whether her Department has plans to introduce a replacement...

      Employment: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many Disability Employment Adviser Leaders are based in (a) Scotland, (b) Wales, (c) Northern Ireland, and (d) each region of England; and...

      Social Security Benefits: Overpayments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what processes her Department uses to agree a repayment rate with claimants for over-payments of welfare payments before making collections.

      Children: Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many (a) passports and (b) driving licenses have been revoked as a result of a non-resident parent not paying Child Maintenance in each...

      Children: Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 4 July 2019 to Question 271510 on Children: Maintenance, how many times a Commanding Officer has delayed child...

      Social Security Benefits: Dementia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect of benefit application procedures on (a) claimants with Alzheimer's disease and memory loss related...

      Social Security Benefits: Dementia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the merits of having a designated person in job centres and social security offices to provide information to...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment she has made of the effect of the benefits freeze on the wellbeing of universal credit claimants.

      Universal Credit: Payments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department plans to recalculate universal credit payments to take account of recipients who are required to make 53 rent payments...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate her Department has made of the proportion of social security claimants who will receive less money once they have migrated to...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what options her Department is considering to reduce the five week waiting time for universal credit claimants.

      Local Housing Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment has been made of the affordability of (a) one and (b) two bedroom properties for Local Housing Allowance claimants in each...

      Universal Credit: Deductions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of universal credit payments were subject to a deduction for council tax arrears.

      Social Security Benefits: Uprating

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of uprating benefits by CPI plus 2 per cent over the next four years, and will she make a...

      Working Age Benefits: Chronic Illnesses and Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect of the working age benefit freeze on people with (a) disabilities and (b) long term health conditions.

      Universal Credit: Pilot Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to her oral contribution of 22 July 2019 on Universal Credit managed migration, Official Report, column 1149-1150, if she will...

      Universal Credit: Pilot Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to her oral contribution on 22 July 2019 on Unviersal Credit managed migration, Official Report, column 1149-1150, on what date her...

      Low Incomes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the number of people who will fall into the relative low income bracket if the UK leaves the EU without an agreement.

      Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the adequacy of the assessment procedure for personal independence payment.

      Credit Unions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the recent talks between the Minister for Pensions and Financial Inclusion and credit unions in Northern Ireland, what...

      Older Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent steps her Department has taken to support older workers.

      Employment: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking to help jobseekers travel to find work.

      Pensions: Chronic Illnesses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans she has to enable people affected with terminal illness to be able to transfer pension rights to a wife, husband or civil partner...

      Personal Income

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what comparative assessment she has made of the change in the level of household income with two people in employment in 2019 and 2009.

      Employment: Stress

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment the Health and Safety Executive has made of the effect of long-term trends in workplace stress on the mental and physical...

      Social Security Benefits: Disqualification

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether benefit sanctions are applied in cases where parole or probation conditions have not been met satisfactorily.

      Children: Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many times the Child Maintenance Service has used its power to disqualify non-compliant paying parents from holding or obtaining a (a)...

      Children: Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the total amount owed by the 100 non-resident parents who have the largest outstanding child maintenance arrears...

      Pension Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will publicise to eligible pensioners their right to claim pension credit.

      Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will take steps to ensure that future contracts for carrying out personal independence payment assessments contain provision for...

      Personal Independence Payment: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average cost was to her Department of personal independence payment appeals which over-turned the decision of her Department over the...

      Asbestos: Diseases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the number of people who have an asbestos-related disease other than mesothelioma who are unable to claim...

      Asbestos: Diseases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the report, Estimates of the impact of extending the scope of the payment scheme in the Mesothelioma Bill to include other...

      Asbestos: Compensation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that sufferers of asbestos-related diseases other than mesothelioma who cannot identify a liable...

      Personal Independence Payment: Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether all recipients of personal independence payment (PIP) aged 65 or above will no longer receive reassessments to ensure continued...

      Social Security Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the potential (a) mortality rate and (b) number of suicides among benefit claimants in the event that the UK...

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussions officials in the Department have had with Motability to enable people awarded 10 points for the mobility component of a...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reasons her Department has decided that a 30 per cent deduction from a universal credit claimant’s standard allowance prevents...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 20 June 2019 to Question 254731 on Universal Credit, for what reason there is a difference between the number of men...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what information her Department holds on reductions to deductions for claimants of universal credit in latest period for which data is available.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants of universal credit received a (a) budgeting loan and (b) deferral period in the latest period for which data is available.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of the delivery of data via the Data Hub since the introduction of universal credit.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the process is for (a) Skills Development Scotland and (b) other employment support agencies to be provided with access to data on...

      Children: Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reasons regulation 4(1) of the Child Support (Child Support Maintenance) Calculations Regulations 2012 provides that a relevant tax...

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average time taken was to process a mandatory reconsideration for personal independence payment in the last 12 months for which...

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the maximum time taken was to process a mandatory reconsideration for personal independence payment in the last 12 months for which...

      Children: Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many paying parents are in maintenance arrears through the Child Maintenance Service; and how much unpaid maintenance remains outstanding...

      Children: Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of Child Maintenance Service income challenges by paying parents were as a result of private pension payments not...

      Children: Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many Child Maintenance Service complaints were made by paying parents in relation to income data not being used to calculate payments; and...

      Social Security Benefits: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the time taken for benefit claimants to receive decision letters containing a four week deadline for appeal by...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate her Department has made of the number of people in rent arrears since the roll-out of universal credit.

      Money and Pensions: Advisory Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much funding was provided to (a) the Money Advice Service, (b) the Pensions Advisory Service and (c) Pension Wise in each of the five...

      Money and Pensions Service: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much funding the Money and Pension Service will receive in 2019.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of access by universal credit claimants to organisations providing services to manage money in...

      Unemployment: Mental Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment she has made of the effect of unemployment on a person's mental health.

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking to ensure that personal independence payment rejection letters are empathetic.

      Incapacity Benefit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans she has to support long-term incapacity benefit claimants into work.

      Independent Case Examiner

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment she has made of the average time taken by the Independent Case Examiner to review cases submitted by claimants; and if...

      Universal Credit: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the legal basis is for her department to ask claimants who are victims of third-party universal credit fraud to attend an interview under...

      Universal Credit: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the oral contribution of the Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work of 8 July 2019, Official Report, Column 321, if...

      Universal Credit: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to her oral contribution to the Work and Pensions Committee of 24 July 2019, how many of the 1,400 cases to have undergone...

      Universal Credit: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many third parties who have allegedly scammed people into making a universal credit claim have been identified and investigated; and how...

      Universal Credit: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, at what point during the universal credit claim process her Department checks claims for potentially fraudulent details.

      Universal Credit: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department has taken to prevent third-party universal credit fraud.

      Universal Credit: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to prevent cases of third-party universal credit fraud taking place during managed migration.

      Occupational Pensions: Birmingham Edgbaston

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of people in Birmingham, Edgbaston constituency have (a) opted out after being auto-enrolled into a workplace...

      Occupational Pensions: Neath

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of people in Neath constituency have (a) opted out after being auto-enrolled into a workplace pension and (b)...

      Occupational Pensions: Twickenham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of people in Twickenham constituency have (a) opted out after being auto-enrolled into a workplace pension and...

      Occupational Pensions: North Durham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the proportion of people in North Durham constituency who have (a) opted out after being automatically enrolled...

  • Home Office

    • UK-France Migration Committee

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 12th February to Question 218262 on UK-France Migration Committee, for what reason the dates and locations of...

    • Firearms and Knives: Haringey

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what information his Department holds on the number of incidents involving (a) knives and (b) firearms in the London Borough of Haringey for...

      Surveillance: Cameras

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, by what date the updated guidelines for the Surveillance Camera Code of Conduct will be published.

      Visas: Africa

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, which UK visa application centres in Africa were closed between 2017 and 2019.

      Home Office: Overtime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate he has made of the amount of unpaid overtime worked by staff in his Department in the last 24 months.

      Stop and Search: Merseyside

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of the stop and search powers available to Merseyside Police officers who suspect an...

      Drugs: Organised Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people involved in the criminal exploitation of vulnerable young people in county lines operations have been charged with modern...

      Emergency Services Network

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many staff have been employed in the programme team to deliver the Emergency Services Network, in each month since that Network was...

      Armed Forces: Commonwealth

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent representations she has received on the level of visa fees for Commonwealth UK Armed Forces personnel applying for Indefinite...

      Fraud: Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to raise awareness of telephone scams that target elderly people.

      Police: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Prime Minister's Downing Street Statement of 24 July 2019, how the additional 20,000 police officers will be...

      Animal Experiments: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986, how many project licences that include the forced swim test as an element of...

      Domestic Abuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether it is Government policy to bring forward the Domestic Abuse Bill in autumn 2019.

      UK Visas and Immigration: Sopra Steria

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what penalties the Government could apply to Sopra Steria if it does not comply with its key performance indicators on the biometrics...

      Sikhs

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will publish the (a) research and (b) reports that her Department has commissioned and requested on (i) the Sikh community and (ii)...

      Football: Money Laundering

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many of the 92 football league teams have been the subject of money laundering investigations in the last five years; and how many of...

      Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Written Statement of 23 July 2019 on Immigration, HCWS1803, when the review of guidance to ensure the right decisions are...

      Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Written Statement of 23 July 2019 on Immigration, HCWS1803, when the update of operational guidance to ensure no further...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the status of EU (a) nationals and (b) doctors working in the UK will be if they do not apply to the EU Settlement Scheme by 31...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department plans to make the EU Settlement Scheme App available on Apple devices before the UK's scheduled departure from the EU...

      Police and Crime Commissioners: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of (a) developing or (b) tasking the College of Policing to develop key performance...

      Domestic Abuse: Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans she has to review how Clare's Law is implemented by police forces in England and Wales.

      Domestic Abuse: Males

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that specialist support services are available to support men experiencing domestic violence...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment she has made of her Department's capacity to register EU nationals who are already in the UK by the end of December...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans her Department has to increase communication with EU nationals on the EU settlement scheme.

      Police: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Prime Minister's statement of 24 July 2019, what estimate her Department has made of the cost of training new police...

      Offensive Weapons Act 2019

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 19 June 2019 to Question 263876 on Offensive Weapons Act 2019, when the final impact assessment will be published.

      Home Office: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what meetings her Department has had with Bristol City Council to discuss preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement.

      Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps the Government is taking to complete the ratification of the Istanbul Convention on preventing and combating violence against...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many EU citizens have been granted settled status in the UK by constituency.

      Post Office: Biometric Residence Permits

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much her Department plans to pay Post Office Ltd to provide Biometric Residence Permit collections from 31 July 2019 to 31 July 2020.

      Cleveland Police: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what meetings her Department has had with Cleveland Police on preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement.

      Home Office: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what meetings her Department has had with Leeds City Council to discuss preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement.

      Asylum: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she plans to end the current system of family reunification for asylum-seeking children; and if she will make a statement.

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to issue guidance on the European Temporary Leave to Remain immigration system for (a) prospective migrants to the UK and (b)...

      Human Trafficking: Victim Support Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 24 July 2019 to Question 273830 on Human Trafficking: Victim Support Schemes, whether his Department plans to...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many EU citizens in London have received (a) settled status and (b) pre-settled status.

      Antisocial Behaviour: Lancashire

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans she has to allocate additional funding to Lancashire constabulary to tackle anti-social behaviour.

      Metropolitan Police: Forensic Science

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the adequacy of digital forensics capacity within the Metropolitan Police Service.

      Asylum: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much her Department paid to Sodexo to provide the Aspen card service in each year for which data is available; and what estimate her...

      Databases: EU Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of the implications for national security of the end of data sharing with EU member states.

      Visas: Iraq

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans she has to improve the visa application system in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will detail the alternative entry requirements facing EU citizens arriving in the UK after 1 November 2019 following her announcement...

      Lancashire Constabulary

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department has had discussions with Lancashire Constabulary on preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

      Visas: Iraq

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) spousal visas were issued and (b) individual family members were granted entry to the UK from Afghanistan to be reunited with a...

      Disclosure of Information: EU Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of the implications for national security should cross-border data sharing with the EU end as a...

      Asylum: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to ensure people who are in receipt of Section 4 support are able to cover (a) travel fares which can...

      Asylum: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department has taken to ensure reporting frequencies are not excessively (a) burdensome and (b) expensive for people who live...

      Community Speedwatch

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the level of resources allocated to community speed watch schemes; how many of those schemes have been set up...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Economic Situation: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on the Northern Ireland economy of the UK leaving EU without a deal.

    • Northern Ireland Office: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2018.

      Parades Commission: Compensation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, whether the compensation of £10,000 granted to the now Commission Secretary and Accounting Officer of the Northern Ireland Parades...

      Northern Ireland Office: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2017.

      Economic Situation: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, with reference to the data paper on Northern Ireland’s trade and investment under no deal, published by the Northern Ireland Department...

      Human Trafficking: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what comparative assessment he has made of the effectiveness of guardianship for separated and trafficked children in (a) Northern Ireland and...

      Police Service of Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what steps the Government is taking as part of its planning for the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal to increase the number of...

      Blood: Contamination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, if he will allocate the additional funding announced by the Chancellor during Spending Round 2019 to compensate people affected by contaminated...

      Blue Badge Scheme: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, if he will increase the health conditions criteria for qualification under the blue badge scheme.

      Sovereignty: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what plans he has to promote the financial benefits of the Union in Northern Ireland.

      Abortion: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what discussions he has had with pro-life groups in Northern Ireland on the legislation to decriminalise abortion in Northern Ireland.

      Terrorism: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what progress has been made on the consultation to agree new institutions to deal with the legacy issues in Northern Ireland; and if he will...

      Anniversaries: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what discussions he has had with political parties on plans to mark the centenary of Northern Ireland in 2021.

      Brexit: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what recent discussions he has had with the Irish Government on alternative arrangements to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland when...

      International Cooperation: Republic of Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what discussions he has had with the Irish Government on enhanced east-west cooperation between the UK and the Irish Republic when the UK...

  • Treasury

    • Occupational Health

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the findings of the John Lewis Partnership Working Well report, published on 11 June 2019 on the benefits to public services...

    • NHS: Drugs

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 10 July 2019 to Question 272107 on Department of Heath and Social Care: Brexit, when his Department plans to publish details of...

      Energy: Tax Allowances

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment the Government has made of the potential merits of reinstating tax relief for investors in community energy schemes.

      Public Houses: Finance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what (a) financial and (b) other support her Department provides to pubs in high value property areas.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate his Department has made of the level of fraudulent tax free childcare claims in each of the last three years; and if he will make a statement.

      Mobile Homes: Excise Duties

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment has been made of the effect on the motorhome industry of reclassifying motorhomes as cars for tax purposes.

      Overseas Loans: Registration

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for International Development on establishing an Overseas Loan Transparency Register to ensure that...

      Tax Havens

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has received reports of UK involvement in the tax arrangements disclosed by the Mauritius Leaks in July 2019; and what steps he is taking to...

      Tax Evasion

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Criminal Finances Act 2017 in relation to the offence of failure to prevent facilitation of tax evasion.

      Investment Income

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what reports he has received on the level of the practice of dividend arbitrage; and what steps he is taking to end dividend arbitrage.

      Trusts: Tax Avoidance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what reports he has received on the extent of the use of trusts as tax avoidance vehicles; and what steps he is taking to tackle that use of trusts.

      Revenue and Customs: Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the National Audit Report, The UK border: preparedness for EU exit update, published in February 2019, what recent assessment he has made...

      Revenue and Customs: Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment HMRC has made of the potential safety risks for staff working near the border with the Irish Republic in the event that the UK leaves the...

      Construction: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment has HMRC has made of its capacity to process the increased volume of VAT pre-credibility checks resulting from reverse charge for building...

      Construction: Taxation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to HMRC's Measuring Tax Gaps 2019 report, published on 20 June 2019, what estimate HMRC has made of the Construction Industry Scheme tax gap.

      Revenue and Customs and UK Border Force: Staff

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether safety committees have been established to cover staff based at the inland pre-clearance Sites in (a) Hayes, and (b) Milton Keynes operated jointly...

      Revenue and Customs: Equal Pay

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when the 2016 HMRC Equal Pay Audit will be published.

      Revenue and Customs: Equal Pay

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the 2016 HMRC Equal Pay Audit provides assurance that HMRC's pay system is free from bias in terms of the protected characteristics defined in the...

      Revenue and Customs: Equal Pay

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when the 2019 HMRC Equal Pay Audit will be completed.

      Revenue and Customs: Apprentices

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to page 50 of the HMRC Annual Report and Accounts 2018-19, how much was paid by HMRC to its apprenticeship training providers via its...

      Child Care Vouchers

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment has been made of the effect of the closure of Childcare Vouchers to new entrants on working families; and if he will make an...

      Taxation: Self-assessment

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what support HMRC provides to assist people with dyslexia complete tax return forms.

      Financial Conduct Authority: Conduct

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment has been made of the potential merits of an independent inquiry into the conduct of the FCA prior to the collapse of Lendy.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the cost is to the public purse of tax free childcare per hour.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what proportion of children using tax free childcare use a private childcare setting.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the adequacy of the level at which the earnings threshold cap has been set for the eligibility for tax-free childcare.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many parents are eligible for tax free childcare in Wales.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what proportion of eligible parents take up tax free childcare.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what forecast he has made of the number of parents that will be eligible for tax free childcare in each of the next five years.

      Parents: Employment

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to encourage more working parents (a) in general and (b) who are women to get back into work.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to increase the affordability of childcare for low income families.

      Familes: Personal Income

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he has taken to support dual income families where both parents work full time hours.

      Parents: New Businesses

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what fiscal steps he has taken to encourage (a) working parents and (b) working mothers to start their own business.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the Tax-Free Childcare statistics, published March 2019, for what reasons 60 per cent of open accounts are not being used.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what support for childcare is available to working parents who have no recourse to public funds.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect of the lack of access in Northern Ireland to 30 hours funded childcare on the affordability of childcare in...

      Solar Power: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment she has made of the potential effect of increasing VAT on new solar-battery systems by 15 per cent in October 2019 on the rate of solar...

      Solar Power: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions his Department has had with the solar industry on the decision by HMRC to increase VAT for new solar-battery systems by 15 per cent in...

      Solar Power: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the implications for her policies of the statement by the Renewable Energy Association that the decision by HMRC to increase...

      Corporation Tax

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has any plans to reduce corporation tax.

      National Insurance Contributions: Scotland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has plans to change the level of national insurance paid at the upper earnings limit and what assessment he has made of the potential of effect...

      Stamp Duty Land Tax

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has any plans to reduce stamp duty rates.

      Public Expenditure

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the Government has any plans to review or amend the Barnett formula.

      Beer: Excise Duties

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make it his policy to reduce the level of beer duty in Budget 2019.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate his Department has made of the revenue lost to the public purse as a result of fraudulent tax free childcare claims in each of the last three...

      VAT: Electronic Government

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what support HMRC provides to people who are not digitally literate to help them submit their VAT returns online.

      Solar Power: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if the Government will make an assessment of the potential merits of exempting solar panels from VAT.

      Charities: Taxation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the Government has plans to undertake a comprehensive review of charity taxation and reliefs.

      Buildings: Solar Power

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what his policy is on making solarized buildings eligible for business rates relief.

      Wills: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment she has made of the potential effect on the economic wellbeing of charitable organisations of removing VAT from the cost of writing wills...

      Manufacturing Industries: Capital Allowances

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many manufacturing firms have received help from the annual investment allowance in each year since that allowance was introduced; and what the total...

      Houseboats: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether his Department plans to undertake a review of the charging of VAT on mooring fees for residents of houseboats.

      Child Benefit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what feedback he has received from families affected by the High Income Child Benefit Charge.

      Schools: Clothing

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of removing VAT from all items of school and PE clothing after the UK leaves the EU.

      Tax Avoidance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of individuals who will declare bankruptcy because they cannot pay the 2019 Loan Charge.

      Taxation: Electronic Government

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to reduce waiting times for businesses seeking support through Making Tax Digital's telephone lines.

      Iron and Steel: Government Assistance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what financial support the Government plans to allocate to the UK steel industry in the event of the UK leaving the EU.

      Treasury: Catering

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much his Department spent on refreshments in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018.

      Treasury: Travel

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2017.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many hours of childcare recipients of tax free childcare apply for by the proportion of applicants that apply for those hours.

      Lone Parents: Social Security Benefits

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what financial support is in place for single working parents.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the Tax-Free Childcare statistics, published March 2019, for what reasons the proportion of families in Northern Ireland using tax-free...

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what financial support is available to parents of a child over the age of 11 to help with their childcare costs, given that this is the upper limit for...

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer on 3 September 2018 to Question 133821, what recent discussions he has had with the Northern Ireland executive on developing a 30...

      Beer: Excise Duties

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he plans to bring UK beer duty in line with other EU countries.

      Landfill Tax

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much landfill tax was collected in each year since 2010.

      Motor Vehicles: Insurance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent discussions he has had with the motor insurance industry on the cost of insurance for young people.

      Electronic Publishing: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment her has made of the potential merits of introducing a zero-rate of VAT for digital publications.

      Insurance: EU Countries

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on insurance payments from EU insurers to UK policyholders of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

      Inflation: Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the potential effect on inflation of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

      Unemployment

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on levels of unemployment of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

      Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate the Government has made of the cost of maintaining the frictionless border between Ireland and Northern Ireland after the UK leaves the EU...

      Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what effect the process of the UK leaving the EU had on (a) GDP growth, (b) inflation and (c) foreign direct investment between 23 June 2016 and 23 July 2019.

      Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what comparative forecast the Government has made of (a) GDP, (b) inflation, (c) foreign direct investment and (d) the UK's balance of trade for the next...

      Treasury: Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what meetings his Department has had with Bristol City Council to discuss preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement.

      Stamp Duty Land Tax

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the Government plans to abolish stamp duty.

      Employment: Taxation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate his Department has made of the number of contractors who will have to cease economic activities after the roll-out of IR35.

      Energy: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the (a) accessibility and (b) effect on people of VAT Notice 708/6.

      Housing: Energy

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to provide financial incentives to encourage the retrofitting of existing homes and improve energy efficiency.

      Mineworkers' Pension Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will publish the expenditure of Government receipts from the Mineworkers' Pension Scheme surpluses disaggregated by area of expenditure in (a) 2015,...

      Employment: Taxation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will take steps to ensure those affected by IR35 changes and who pay national insurance contributions will receive holiday and sick pay and other...

      Elysian Fuels

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to ensure that constituents in Crewe and Nantwich constituency that were mis-sold investments in Elysian Fuels by James Hay will be...

      Alcoholic Drinks: Excise Duties

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of a two per cent increase on alcohol duty on (a) the amount of additional revenue that would be raised...

      Beer and Wines: Excise Duties

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect of the decision at Budget 2018 to freeze beer and wine duty on (a) total revenue raised, (b) levels of alcohol...

      Devolution: Finance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he plans to publish the next Statement of Funding Policy on funding the Scottish Parliament, National Assembly for Wales and Northern Ireland Assembly.

      Treasury: Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what meetings his Department has had with HMRC George Stephenson House in Thornaby on preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement.

      Employment: Taxation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the cost to UK business of the roll-out of the off-payroll rules to the private sector.

      Tax Avoidance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the impact on the mental health of the people affected by the 2019 Loan Charge.

      Local Housing Allowance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will reinstate local housing allowance rates to the 30th percentile.

      Money Laundering: British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to (a) tackle Money Laundering and (b) promote ethical financing in the Crown Dependencies and the UK’s Overseas...

      Money Laundering: British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the potential risk of the misuse of financial investment treaties to launder money in the Crown Dependencies and...

      Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether HM Revenue and Customs has received advice from the Cabinet Office to prepare for the UK leaving the EU on 17 October 2019.

      Beer: Excise Duties

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to reduce beer duty; and if he will make a statement.

      Customs Declaration Services Programme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he expects all businesses to have migrated to the Customs Declaration Service model.

      Roadchef: Employee Benefit Trusts

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the dispute between HMRC and the Roadchef Employee Benefit Trust, whether Ministers of his Department were briefed before the House...

      Roadchef: Employee Benefit Trusts

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether independent mediation has been offered as a means to resolve the dispute between HMRC and the Roadchef Employee Benefits Trust.

      Pensions: Chronic Illnesses

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of people affected by terminal illness who are unable to claim their personal pensions early.

      Owner Occupation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what fiscal steps he is taking to help people who are ready to move up the housing ladder from their first property.

      Small Businesses: Tax Allowances

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to introduce tax relief to small businesses to encourage those businesses to pay the living wage.

      Stamp Duty Land Tax: Repayments

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether a refund for higher stamp duty after the sale of a principle home will be granted in the event that the deadline for reclaiming stamp duty has...

      Treasury: Billing

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the amount of money received at post office branches for the payment of bills to HM Treasury in each year from 2004 to 2014;...

      Treasury: Billing

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, for what reasons his Department did not adopt Santander's new electronic bill payment service for post offices.

      Roadchef: Employee Benefit Trusts

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will ask the Chief Executive of HMRC to hold discussions with the Chief Executive of the Roadchef Employee Benefits Trust on a resolution to the...

      Dover Port: Large Goods Vehicles

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the time it will take to process road freight traffic entering the country at the Port of Dover in the event of the UK leaving...

      Tax Avoidance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what his Department's definition of fully disclosed information is in the letter from the Financial Secretary to the Treasury entitled Disguised...

      Commonwealth Games 2022: Finance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 9 July 2019 to Question 272191 on Public Expenditure: Scotland, what comparability percentage will be applied to the...

      Department for Education: Public Expenditure

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to table A5 of the Spending Round 2019, for what reason the CDEL allocation for the Department for Education has declined to £5 billion...

      Credit Unions

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to expand the credit union sector; and if he will make a statement.

      Roadchef: Employee Benefit Trusts

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent progress has been made in resolving the dispute between the HMRC and the Roadchef Employee Benefits Trust; and if he will make a statement.

      Infrastructure: Finance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 3 September 2019 to Question 281813, Infrastructure, how much funding has been allocated to the delivery of the National...

      Homes England: Finance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to his oral statement of 4 September 2019 on Spending Round 2019, how much funding he plans to allocate to Homes England to deliver more...

      Buildings: Safety

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to his oral statement of 4 September 2019 entitled, Spending Round 2019, to what programmes will the £24 million additional funding for...

      Buildings: Safety

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to his oral statement of 4 September 2019 entitled, Spending Round 2019, what proportion of the £24 million additional funding for the...

      Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of per head of population spending on contingency plans in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal in each (a) nation...

      Agriculture: Scotland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the £160 million announced in Spending Round 2019 as a result of the Bew Review will be ringfenced for agriculture so that the Scottish...

      Tax Avoidance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the oral contribution of the Prime Minister of 4 September 2019, what steps he plans to take to ensure that a review into the 2019 Loan...

      Tax Avoidance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the oral contribution of the Prime Minister of 4 September 2019, whether he plans to suspend the collection of settlements in relation to...

      Transport: Finance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of the recommendation of the National Infrastructure Assessment to provide devolved, long-term...

      Schools: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to ensure that additional funding for schools announced in his oral statement on 4 September on Spending Review 2019 will be...

      Offences against Children: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with the Northern Ireland Office on funding for a compensation scheme for the victims of historical institutional abuse in...

      Carbon Emissions: Capital Investment

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the spending round statement on 4 September 2019, what the value is of the planned additional capital investments in decarbonisation in...

      Environment Protection: Finance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the amount of funding allocated to (a) decarbonisation and (b) protecting and enhancing biodiversity and the natural...

      Small Businesses

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will publish the correspondence between the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and HMRC on support to SMEs in the event that the UK leaves the EU...

      Infrastructure: Investment

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to ensure a long-term approach to infrastructure investment as recommended in the National Infrastructure Assessment.

      Roads: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will allocate a fixed proportion of road tax receipts for the repair of roads.

      Roads: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will allocate a fixed proportion of fuel duty receipts for the repair of roads.

      Housing: Prices

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the potential effect on house prices on Teesside of the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement.

      Exchange Rates

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on the exchange rate of Sterling with the Euro in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a...

      Football Pools: Taxation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the equity of the level of tax on the football pools industry.

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • ICT: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent steps his Department has taken to increase levels of IT literacy to help prevent the spread of malware and ransomware.

    • Artificial Intelligence: Public Sector

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of creating a standardised procurement code for privately developed...

      Plastics: Wimbledon

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions her Department had with the All England Club on the use of single use plastics at Wimbledon.

      Cybercrime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 22 July 2019 to Question 277853, whether her Department has set a timeframe for the publication of...

      Voluntary Work: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many and what proportion of young people eligible for the National Citizen's Service took part in the programme in 2018.

      Voluntary Work: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many and what proportion of the young people taking part in the National Citizen's Service in 2018 were (a) on free school...

      Voluntary Work: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport what proportion of the National Citizen Service Programme budget was spent in 2018.

      Youth Work: Manchester Central

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many youth workers there were in Manchester Central constituency in (a) 2009 and (b) 2019.

      Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Catering

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how much her Department spent on refreshments in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018.

      Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how much her Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2018.

      Biometrics: Privacy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment she has made of the (a) effect of increased use of facial recognition software on privacy and (b) the...

      Lotteries: Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the oral statement of 16 July 2019 by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and...

      Lotteries: Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the oral statement of 16 July 2019 by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and...

      Lotteries: Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the oral statement of 16 July 2019 by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and...

      Lotteries: Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the oral statement of 16 July 2019 by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and...

      Lotteries: Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the oral statement of 16 July 2019 by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and...

      Social Media: Advertising

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if she will take steps to require social media companies to maintain a public archive of advertisements published on their...

      Football Association Premier League: Living Wage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if she will take steps to require Premier League football clubs to pay at least the Living Wage to all directly and indirectly...

      Politics: Advertising

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether he plans to create a regulator for online political advertising.

      Data Protection: Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if she will make an assessment of the potential merits of making breaches of an individual's data a criminal offence.

      Malvern Hills Trust

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment her Department has made of the potential merits of using the Charity Commission Section 72 mechanism to...

      Subscriptions: Misrepresentation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps the Government is taking with the Advertising Standards Authority to ensure subscription services do not mislead...

      Tourism: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment she has made of the value of tourism in Wales to the UK economy.

      Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2017.

      Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Statutory Instruments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether reference copies of statutory instruments are available in hard copy via the public library service; and if she will...

      Cybercrime: Skilled Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to her Department's announcement entitled New boost to increase diversity in nation’s cyber security...

      Toys and Games: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps she is taking to include the harm caused to consumers by unsafe toys sold on online marketplaces in the...

      Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what meetings her Department has had with Bristol City Council to discuss preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a...

      Internet: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment her Department has made of the effect of the new internet protocol DNS over HTTPS on the effectiveness of UK...

      Internet: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment her Department has made of the effect of DNS over HTTPS on data privacy of UK citizens in view of the...

      Internet: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions her Department has had with (a) Google, (b) Mozilla and (c) Cloudflare on the new DNS over HTTPS protocol and...

      Nuisance Calls

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment she has made of trends in the level of nuisance calls to UK numbers.

      Nuisance Calls

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps her Department is taking to reduce the level of nuisance calls.

      Nuisance Calls

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what proactive investigative capacity exists to support enforcement of laws against nuisance calling and associated business...

      Nuisance Calls

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if her Department will take steps to (a) identify countries that are hotspots of illegal nuisance calling to the UK and...

      YouTube: Artificial Intelligence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the New York Times report, entitled How YouTube Radicalised Brazil, published 11 August 2019, if she will...

      YouTube: Artificial Intelligence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if she will make an assessment of the effect of YouTube’s recommendation algorithm on trends in the level of (a)...

      Football: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans she has to continue to provide funding for the Football Association Parklife project.

      Commonwealth Games 2022

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps she is taking to ensure the 2022 Commonwealth Games are environmentally sustainable.

      Commonwealth Games 2022

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps she is taking to ensure the 2022 Commonwealth Games are economically sustainable.

      101 Calls: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment he has made of the barriers to 3 network customers connecting to the 101 service due to tariff issues.

      Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what meetings her Department has had with Leeds City Council to discuss preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a...

      Sanitary Protection: VAT

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if she will make it her policy to reduce the minimum level for applications for funding from the Tampon Tax Community Fund.

      5G: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans he has to respond to the Scottish Government's 5G strategy entitled Forging our Digital Future with 5G: A strategy...

      YouTube: Disinformation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if she will make an assessment of the potential effect of YouTube’s recommendation algorithm and misinformation on...

      Mobile Phones: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps she is taking to prevent mobile telecommunications companies from financially exploiting consumers with roaming...

      Gambling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps she is taking to reduce problem gambling.

      BBC: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if she will reduce Government funding to the BBC in proportion to the amount of compensation paid in out-of-court to victims...

      Data Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what the timetable is for requesting an adequacy assessment of UK data protection regulations from the EU if the UK leaves the...

      Data Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the effect on the free flow of commercially valuable data between the UK and EU of the UK...

      Commemorative Plaques

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether her Department (a) allocates funding and (b) issues guidance to civic organisations on blue plaques.

      Digital Broadcasting: Radio

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what progress her Department has made on implementing small-scale DAB radio.

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Mental Health Services: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many applications for research into mindfulness-based therapies were (a) accepted and (b) rejected by the Medical...

    • Offshore Industry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what progress his Department has made on implementing an oil and gas sector deal; and if he will make a statement.

      Offshore Industry: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has met with (a) the Scottish Government and (b) representatives of the oil and gas industry in...

      Business: West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent steps he has taken to support businesses in the West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine constituency.

      Insolvency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if she will review pre-packaged administration deals and make an assessment of the potential merits of preventing...

      Loneliness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what progress has been made against the commitment set out in the Loneliness Strategy to work in partnership with...

      Renewable Energy: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment she has made of the effect of Government policies on domestic renewable energy installations on their...

      Vauxhall Motors: Ellesmere Port

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps the Government is taking to secure the long-term future of the Vauxhall plant in Ellesmere Port.

      Civil Nuclear Constabulary: Arrests

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many arrests have been made by the Civil Nuclear Constabulary in each of the past five years; and how many...

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Catering

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much her Department spent on refreshments in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018.

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much her Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2017.

      Manufacturing Industries: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether her Department plans to provide cash flow support to manufacturers in the event of the UK leaving the EU...

      Renewable Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate she has made of the number of (a) hydrogen fuel cell and (b) micro combined heat and power technologies...

      Microgeneration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps her Department has taken to support the research and development of electricity and heat microgeneration...

      Cottam Power Station

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the (a) generation capacity and (b) decommissioning date is of Cottam Coal Power Station; and what plans are in...

      Fuel Poverty: Wansbeck

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate she has made of the number of households living in fuel poverty in Wansbeck constituency.

      Solar Power: Batteries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate she has made of the rate of solar battery uptake in each of the last 10 years.

      Microgeneration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate she has made of the number of (a) manufacturers, (b) suppliers and (c) consumers of electricity and heat...

      Microgeneration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate she has made of the proportion of microgeneration technologies in the UK that are produced domestically.

      Microgeneration: Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate she has made of the number of jobs in the microgeneration sector; and what proportion of those jobs are...

      Renewable Energy: Feed-in Tariffs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions she has had with Ofgem on the replacement of the Feed-In Tariff scheme with the Smart Export Guarantee...

      Microgeneration: Feed-in Tariffs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions she has had with the microgeneration industry and microtechnology producers on the replacement of the...

      Mortgages: Environment Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment she has made of the adequacy of the criteria required for home-owners to receive green mortgages.

      Postal Services: Rural Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps the Government is taking to support postmasters in rural areas.

      Satellites

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether it is Government policy to build a satellite system to rival the EU's Galileo network.

      Mineworkers' Pension Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment she has made of the potential merits of increasing the share of the miners' pension...

      Electric Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what incentive schemes the Government has established to encourage the take-up of electric vehicles; and what...

      Electric Vehicles: Take-up

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what comparative assessment her Department has made the effectiveness of incentive schemes established to encourage the...

      Parental Leave

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that the parental leave system supports men and women equally to take...

      Solar Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what her policy is on enabling solar technologies to access the Contracts for Difference auction mechanism.

      Harland and Wolff: Insolvency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what financial support the Government offered Harland and Wolff prior to that company entering administration.

      Rain Forests: Amazonia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will make an assessment of the implications for his Department's policies of recent trends in the level of...

      Productivity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many of the commitments agreed in each sector deal have (a) been met in full, (b) been met in part and (c) not been met.

      Industry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when the Industrial Policy Council plans to publish its next report assessing progress on the implementation of the...

      Magnox: Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when the final report of the Magnox inquiry into the award of the Magnox decommissioning contract by the Nuclear...

      Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Subsidiary Companies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many subsidiaries the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (a) has to date and (b) is projected to have by the end of 2019.

      Radioactive Waste: Storage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether (a) she or (b) the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority will make a decision, following consultation, on whether...

      Soaps

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans she has to ban antibacterial agents in soap.

      Small Businesses: Oldham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions his Department has had with Oldham Council on the potential effect on small businesses in Oldham of...

      Energy: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions her Department has had with Oldham Council on the potential effect on energy prices of the UK leaving...

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what meetings her Department has had with Leeds City Council to discuss preparations for the UK leaving the EU without...

      Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions her Department has had with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on the effect on the...

      Working Hours: EU Law

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will make it his policy to maintain the provisions of the Working Time Directive after the UK leaves the EU.

      St George's Day

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment the Government has made of the potential merits of making St George's day a public holiday.

      Insulation: Fire Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether there was a requirement that any insulation installed under the now closed Green Deal Programme was of limited...

      Iron and Steel: Manufacturing Industries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment she has made of the future of the UK steel industry after the UK leaves the EU.

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much her Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2018.

      Toys and Games: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps she is taking to remove toys that have been proven to be capable of causing serious injury or death to...

      Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether any governmental targets for reducing CO2 emissions set by the Government will be legally binding.

      Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether Government targets for CO2 emissions will be overseen by an independent watchdog.

      Fuels

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment has been made of the potential effect on the domestic fuel industry of the UK leaving the EU without a...

      Refineries: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when she will publish Government analysis of the potential effect on UK refineries of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

      Construction: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on workforce levels in the construction industry of the...

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what meetings her Department has had with Bristol City Council to discuss preparations for the UK leaving the EU...

      Research: EU Grants and Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to ensure that researchers in the UK have access to future EU research funding framework...

      Mineworkers' Pension Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if she will publish the individual benefits paid to Mineworkers' Pension Scheme members by the Government from surplus...

      Shipbuilding

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps her Department is taking to increase the number of women entering the UK shipbuilding industry.

      Supermarkets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what meetings her Department has had with major supermarkets on preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a...

      Energy: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether the Government plans to maintain the Single Energy Area for Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland in the...

      Angling: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many fishing rod licences were provided through Post Office Ltd; and how much income has been generated from the...

      Post Office: Income

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much income has been generated by Post Office Ltd through the provision of (a) driving licences, (b) vehicle...

      Post Offices: Passports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much (a) gross and (b) net profit Post Office Ltd has made from the Passport Check and Send Service for each year...

      Post Office: Income

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much income was generated by Post Office Ltd through payments to HMRC through Post Office branches in each year...

      Fuels: Emergency Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions his Department has had with Oldham Council on the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU without a...

      Business: Woking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent steps she has taken to support businesses in Woking.

      Oyo

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to OYO's UK website for lettings and bookings for guest houses and bed and breakfast outlets, if she...

      Fracking: Lancashire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what independent input the Oil and Gas Authority has sought to inform their investigations concerning the pumping of...

      Climate Change

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment she has been made of the effect of preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a deal on her...

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate she has made of the number of staff in her Department who previously worked on climate change who have...

      Motor Vehicles: Manufacturing Industries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent discussions she has had with representatives from the UK automotive sector on potential disruption to...

      Motor Vehicles: Manufacturing Industries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions her Department has had with (a) Nifco and (b) other organisations which form part of the car...

      Biofuels

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what meetings her Department has had with the bioethanol industry to discuss preparations for the UK leaving the EU...

      Business: Grants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessments he has made of the implications for businesses of the Business Readiness Fund ceasing to provide...

      Business: Grants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions she has had with the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister of the Cabinet Office on...

      Energy: Meters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many energy smart meters in the UK are currently operating in dumb mode.

      Climate Change

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether her Department plans to implement the recommendation of the Committee on Climate Change to meet the net zero...

      Climate Change

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans he has for a UK-wide high profile publicity campaign to raise awareness of the climate emergency.

      Nuclear Power Stations: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether it is her Department's policy to develop new nuclear power stations.

      Plastics: Waste

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much of the Plastics and Waste Investment Fund has been allocated to date; and which programmes have received money...

      Fuels: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on fuel prices of the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement.

      Aircraft: Electric Motors

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much funding was allocated to research into electric aviation in the last five years.

      Packaging: Recycling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps her Department is taking to strengthen links between manufacturers of packaging and recycling mills to...

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Welfare Assistance Schemes: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of funding allocated to local councils for the provision of (a) support...

    • Welfare Assistance Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to protect Local Welfare Assistance schemes in England.

      Debts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that families and young people have access to the help they need when...

      Building Regulations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to research by the Local Government Association showing that prosecutions under building regulations...

      Private Rented Housing: Pensioners

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of the 22 July 2019 to Question 278349 on Private Rented Housing: Pensioners, what assessment...

      Sleeping Rough

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he (a) is taking and (b) plans to take to meet the target to end rough-sleeping by 2027.

      Religious Hatred: Islam

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if the Government will take steps to adopt the All-Party Parliamentary Group on British Muslims' definition of...

      Affordable Housing: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to row one of Resource DEL – Communities on p12 of his Department's Main Estimates 2019-20...

      Sikhs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will publish all (a) research and (b) reports his Department has commissioned and requested on (i) the Sikh...

      Local Government Pension Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the effect of the proposed changes to the local government pension scheme on the pensions...

      Land

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to Row I on page 14 of his Department's Main Estimates 2019-20 Memorandum, if he will publish a...

      Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2018.

      Parking: Codes of Practice

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to the Parking (Code of Practice) Act 2019, what the next steps are in developing the code of practice.

      Codes of Practice: Parking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 27 June 2019 to Question 266813 on Parking (Code of Practice) Act 2019, what options are...

      Social Rented Housing: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will commit to building 100,000 homes for social rent per year.

      Microgeneration: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the potential for electricity and heat microgeneration technologies to be incorporated...

      Housing: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, which local authorities have been subject to Government sanctions for failing to allocate sufficient housing sites.

      Welfare Assistance Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will take steps to help ensure that local authorities provide funding for local welfare assistance schemes after...

      Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2017.

      Leasehold: Reform

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, when he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to implement the leasehold reforms referred to by the...

      Weather

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what (a) financial and (b) staffing assistance the Government has provided to local authorities responding to extreme...

      Hate Crime: Sikhs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 23 July 2019 to Question 277247 on Hate Crime: Sikhs, what funding the Government has...

      Antisemitism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what funding has been allocated to help increase the reporting of hate crimes by the Jewish community in each of the...

      Hate Crime: Muslims

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what funding has been allocated to help increase the reporting of hate crimes by the Muslim community in each of the...

      Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what meetings his Department has had with Bristol City Council to discuss preparations for the UK leaving the EU...

      Homelessness: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to tackle homelessness among young people.

      Sleeping Rough

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many local authority applicants there have been to the Rough Sleeping Initiative Fund 2018-19 since March 2018;...

      Sleeping Rough

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many local authority applicants there have been to the Rough Sleeping Initiative Fund 2019-20 since March 2018;...

      Sleeping Rough

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many local authority applicants there have been to the Rapid rehousing Pathway Early Adopters Funding since...

      Private Rented Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many local authority applicants there have been to the Private Rented Sector Access Fund since November 2018; how...

      Homelessness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many funding streams available to local authorities to tackle homelessness have been created by his Department...

      Sleeping Rough

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether local authorities are able to apply for funding from the (a) Rough Sleeping Initiative Funds, (b) Rapid...

      Energy: Building Regulations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to the July 2019 report of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy select committee on Energy...

      Regulator of Social Housing: Public Appointments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 19 November 2018 to Question 192956 on Regulator of Social Housing: Public Appointments, at...

      Regulator of Social Housing: Public Appointments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 28 March 2019 to Question 234662 on Regulator of Social Housing: Public Appointments,...

      Regulator of Social Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 9 May 2019 to Question 249189 on Regulator of Social Housing, how many respondents to the...

      Housing Ombudsman Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what the average length of time was for the Housing Ombudsman Service to determine case complaints in the first three...

      Housing Ombudsman Service: Public Appointments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many applicants were interviewed for the post of Housing Ombudsman.

      Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what meetings his Department has had with Leeds City Council to discuss preparations for the UK leaving the EU without...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, when he plans to reply to the letter dated 5 April 2019 from the hon. Member for West Lancashire on the adequacy of...

      Landlords: Registration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment has he made of the potential merits of introducing a national landlord register for the private rented...

      Landlords: Registration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will make an assessment of the effectiveness of landlord registers operating in (a) Scotland, (b) Wales and (c)...

      Religious Hatred: Islam

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what discussions he has had with the Home Secretary on the recent increase in Islamophobic hate crimes; and if he will...

      Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 11 February 2019 to Question 217589 on Buildings: Insulation, whether the bespoke testing...

      Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant the Answer of 11 February 2019 to Question 217589 on Buildings: Insulation, whether the bespoke testing...

      High Rise Flats: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, for what reasons his Department has not issued a call for samples of building materials used in (a) external wall...

      Fire Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether he plans to bring forward legislative proposals on fire safety.

      Citizens' Advice Bureaux: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will increase the level of funding for citizens advice centres in (a) Woking and (b) the UK.

      Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will name the organisations outside Government providing (a) public relations or engagement, (b) public affairs...

      Housing Associations: Accountability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether he plans to strengthen the mechanisms by which housing associations that provide inadequate maintenance and...

      Unitary Councils

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of introducing unitary authorities throughout England.

      Community Land Trusts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to create new community land trusts.

      Housing: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he has taken in response to the recommendations of the APPG for Healthy Homes and Buildings White Paper,...

      Social Services: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will allocate additional funding to local authorities for the social care needs of disabled children and their...

      Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Tees Valley Combined Authority

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what discussions his Department has had with Tees Valley Combined Authority on preparations for the UK leaving the EU...

      Families: Disadvantaged

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how much funding the Troubled Families programme will receive in the 2019 Spending Round.

      Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 15 May 2019 to Question 252655, on Buildings: Insulation, if he will publish the results of...

      Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 23 July 2019 to Question 279061, on Buildings: Insulation, whether his Department has plans...

      Birds: Conservation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to discourage the misuse of anti-bird netting on hedgerows and trees by housing...

      Private Rented Housing: Vulnerable Adults

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 9 April 2019 to Question 240482, how many vulnerable people the Private Rented Sector Access...

      Council Tax: Non-payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans he has to remove the sanction of imprisonment for non-payment of council tax.

      Private Rented Housing: Pensioners

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the number of pensioners who rented a home from a private landlord in each year since...

      Parking: Private Sector

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether he plans to strengthen local authorities' powers to regulate private car parks.

      Hate Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps the Government is taking to mitigate a potential rise in hate crime in the event that the UK leaves the EU...

      Hate Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that police forces are adequately resourced to tackle a potential rise...

      Empty Dwelling Management Orders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many interim empty dwelling management orders were approved (a) before and (b) since June 2010; and which local...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Hercules Aircraft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Defence Safety Authority report into the loss of a C130J Hercules in Iraq in August 2017, published May 2019, which stated that...

    • Ministry of Defence: Written Questions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he plans to provide substantive answers to Questions 240575 and 240576, tabled by the hon. Member for Edinburgh North and Leith on 3 April 2019.

      Navy: Military Bases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many visits there have been to UK naval bases by foreign vessels capable of carrying nuclear weapons in each of the last ten years; which bases...

      Submarines: Decomissioning

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 9 July 2019 to Questions 272213 and 272215, when it became his Department's policy to withhold the planned out-of-service...

      Ministry of Defence: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2017.

      Ministry of Defence: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to reduce the amount of public money lost through unused travel arrangements booked by his Department.

      Ministry of Defence: Accountancy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will provide more details on what is meant by bookkeeping adjustments in his Department's Annual Report and Accounts 2018-19; and what plans he...

      Porton Down: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many SMEs have been awarded Defence Science and Technology Laboratory contracts.

      Information Warfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department has plans to improve the UK's hybrid warfare capability.

      Tornado Aircraft: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when his Department plans to end the service of the RAF Tornado simulator.

      Type 31 Frigates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of naming one of the future Type 31 frigates after Burslem, the mother town of the potteries.

      Ministry of Defence: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what analysis he undertakes of social value when awarding contracts.

      Syria: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans are in place to uphold the no-fly zone and de-escalation zone in the province of Idlib, Syria.

      Royal Fleet Auxiliary: Pay Settlements

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will publish the outcome of the 2019-20 pay settlement for the Royal Fleet Auxiliary merchant seafarers.

      Defence: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department has made an assessment of the extent to which the administration of Harland and Wolff will weaken the UK's sovereign defence...

      RAF St Athan

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether a date for the closure of No.4 School of Technical Training at RAF St. Athan has been agreed; and if he will make a statement.

      Children: Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, under what circumstances would HM Paymaster amend the amount of maintenance owed provided through a calculation by the Child Maintenance Service.

      Cape Wrath

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if his Department will publish any environmental audit it has carried out on its activities on Cape Wrath.

      Ministry of Defence: Catering

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much his Department spent on refreshments in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018.

      Ministry of Defence: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what meetings his Department has had with Bristol City Council to discuss preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement.

      RAF St Athan

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when the lease for buildings occupied by No.4 School of Technical Training at RAF St. Athan is due to expire; and if he will make a statement.

      RAF St Athan

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what financial assistance will be made available to individuals employed at No.4 School of Technical Training at RAF St. Athan to transfer to its new...

      Game: Gun Sports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will list any UK military establishments where driven grouse shooting has been permitted in the last 12 months.

      Shipbuilding: Graduates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department has plans to increase the number of graduates entering the UK's shipbuilding sector.

      Veterans: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of mindfulness-based techniques used in the US for returning veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan.

      World War II: Military Decorations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, in advance of the 75th anniversary of VE Day, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of extending the Air Crew Europe Star, in line...

      Armed Forces: Schools

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many visits representatives from the (a) Army, (b) Royal Navy and (c) Royal Air Force made to schools and colleges in (i) Wales, (ii) Scotland,...

      Trident

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he he has made of the cost to the public purse of maintaining the Trident Nuclear Weapons programme for (a) 2019 and (b) the lifetime of...

      Ministry of Defence: Saudi Arabia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many (a) civilian staff in his Department based in the UK, (b) military personnel based in the UK, (c) civilian staff in his Department based in...

      Saudi Arabia: Military Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the (a) expenditure was for the financial year 2018-19 and (b) budget is for 2019-20 for (i) the Saudi Arabian National Guard Communications...

      Peacekeeping Operations: Afghanistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if she will make an assessment of the potential merits of establishing a committee of inquiry into the causes and effects of the Afghanistan operation...

      Borders: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans his Department has to support policing on the Irish border in the event that the UK leaves the EU without an agreement.

      Armed Forces: Prosecutions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on introducing a statute of limitations to protect servicemen and women.

      Reserve Forces: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how the daily rate of pay for armed forces reservists is calculated from the regular equivalents.

      Veterans: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the recommendations in Forward Assist's report on women veterans entitled No...

      Defence in UK Prosperity Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Written Statement of 14 March 2019, entitled Update on Defence Prosperity Programme, Official Report HCWS1411, what progress has...

      Defence in UK Prosperity Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Written Statement of 14 March 2019, titled Update on Defence Prosperity Programme, Official Report, HCWS1411, whether it is his...

      Royal Fleet Auxiliary

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to his Department's press release following the Defence Secretary keynote speech at the Sea Power Conference 2019, dated 15 May 2019,...

      Royal Fleet Auxiliary

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to his Department's Defence Equipment and Support contract listing for Supply of Fleet Solid Support Vessels, published 22 May 2019, what...

      Nuclear Weapons: Testing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if it is his Department's policy not to dispose of documents in relation to the UK nuclear weapons testing programme during the course of his...

      Military Bases: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent progress has been made on disposing of (a) Abercorn barracks and (b) other earmarked sites in Northern Ireland.

      RAF Northolt: Aviation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will encourage commercial flights using RAF Northolt to use sustainable sources of aviation fuel.

      Warships: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he will announce preferred bidders for (a) Type 31e frigates and (b) fleet solid support ships.

      Defence: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans his Department has to ensure that UK defence exports continue to be supported after the UK leaves the EU.

      Army: Sick Leave

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many army recruits are on sick leave.

      Army: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the average wait is for army recruits reporting health issues during their training to receive medical treatment from (a) primary care services and...

      Army: Sick Leave

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what proportion of army recruits who take sick leave return to work to complete their training; and what the average length of absence is.

      Thiepval Barracks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what additional funding his Department has allocated to defence estates to undertake rationalisation programmes at Thiepval Barracks, Lisburn.

      Armed Forces: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what discussions he has had with the Northern Ireland Office on the (a) strength and (b) location of the garrison in Northern Ireland; and if he will...

      Reserve Forces: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what discussions he has had with the Reserve Forces and Cadets Association on investment in the reserve forces estate in Northern Ireland.

      HMS Queen Elizabeth

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will investigate the incident caused by temporary couplings on pipework on HMS Queen Elizabeth.

      Submarines: Decommissioning

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the long-term environmental effect of delaying the dismantling of decommissioned submarines in UK dockyards.

      Veterans: Charities

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what support is available for veterans charities.

      Stonehouse Barracks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he plans to publish new basing arrangements for the Royal Marines currently based at Stonehouse Barracks in Plymouth.

      Military Exercises: Plymouth

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans he has to alter the frequency of Exercise Short Sermon for nuclear resilience in Plymouth.

      Armed Forces: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what discussions he has had with the Home Secretary on reducing the residency requirements for citizens of British Overseas Territories wishing to join...

  • Scotland Office

    • Scotland Office: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2017.

    • Local Growth Deals: Borderlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what recent progress has been made with the Borderlands Growth Deal.

      Scotland Office: Catering

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, how much his Department spent on refreshments in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018.

      Scotland Office: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2018.

      NHS Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what recent assessment he has made of the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU without a deal on the supply of products to NHS Scotland.

      Food Banks: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, whether he plans to visit a food bank in September 2019.

      Scotland Office: Freedom of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, pursuant to the Answer of 14 March 2019 to Question 230100, Scotland Office: Freedom of Information, what estimate he has made of the cost of updating...

      City Region Deals and Local Growth Deals: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, with reference to the Prime Minister’s announcement of 28 July 2019 on City Region and Growth deals, what information has been made available...

  • Department for International Trade

    • Department for International Trade: Catering

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how much her Department spent on refreshments in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018.

    • Department for International Trade: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how much her Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2017.

      Free Zones: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether she has plans to establish areas that are outside the UK’s customs territory in Scotland.

      Disability Aids: Import Duties

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether she has made an assessment of the effect of the levying of import taxes on assistive and adaptive equipment used by people with...

      Trade Agreements

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, if she will bring forward legislative proposals to exclude the NHS from any trade deals that are negotiated after the UK leaves the EU.

      Department for International Trade: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how much her Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2018.

      Overseas Trade: Argentina

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what recent assessment she has made of the effect of the economic situation in Argentina on UK trade with that country.

      Publications: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether any countries plan to raise their tariffs on the importation of books from the UK.

      Department for International Trade: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what meetings her Department has had with Bristol City Council to discuss preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement.

      Military Intervention: Yemen

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what assessment his Department has made of the implications for his policies of the UN expert panel report which stated that British-made...

      Business: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland on supporting businesses in Northern Ireland after the...

      Arms Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what plans exist to ensure that defence exports continue to be supported after the UK leaves the EU.

      Freeports Advisory Panel

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, for what reasons the (a) aviation, (b) rail and (c) road haulage industries are not represented on the Freeport Advisory Panel.

      Trade Agreements: India

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what progress she has made towards securing a bilateral trade agreement with the Government of India.

      Imports: Developing Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what assessment she has made of the effect of the UK leaving the EU without a deal on exporters to the UK based in developing countries.

      Overseas Trade: Africa

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, if she will guarantee continued market access to the UK on current terms to (a) Ghana, (b) Cameroon, (c) Côte d’Ivoire, (d) Kenya...

      Overseas Trade: Ethics

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what plans she has to develop fair and ethical trade.

  • Department for Transport

    • Electric Scooters: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on public safety of e-scooters used on the public highway.

    • Transport: Coastal Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the Government has plans to allocate funding to local transport and connectivity projects in seaside towns.

      East Coast Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps the Government plans to take to remove key constraints on the East Coast Main Line.

      East Coast Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what options the Partnership Board have developed for delivering the East Coast Partnership.

      Season Tickets: Compensation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of automatically awarding season ticket rail passengers with compensation in respect of a delay to...

      Aviation: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to support Scottish civil aviation.

      Vehicle Number Plates: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of trends in the number of cloned vehicles in the UK in the last five years.

      Vehicle Number Plates: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps are being taken by (a) his Department and (b) the DVLA to tackle vehicle cloning.

      East Coast Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, on how many occasions there has been significant disruption to the East Coast Main Line as a result of points failures in each of the last 12 months.

      Taxis: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 9 May 2019 to Question 252472 on taxis: licensing, if he will reconsider introducing statutory definitions of plying for...

      Railway Stations: Access

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans his Department has to increase funding to the Access for All scheme to allow more stations to be upgraded.

      High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether it remains his Department's policy to deliver the High Speed 2 rail line.

      River Thames: Passenger Ships

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency on the loss of competition and choice on the River Thames as a result of that agency's...

      Passenger Ships: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) on enabling older Category V passenger boats to improve their safety...

      Railway Stations: Access

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer 24 July 2019 to Question 280294, what the funding allocations are for the (a) six stations in Scotland, (b) 10 stations in...

      Passenger Ships: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport,what the status is of the Equivalence Rules contained within the 1992 Construction and Use Regulations which allow older passenger boats in the UK to...

      Passenger Ships: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to meet with the Passenger Boat Association to discuss the effect on jobs and vessels of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s...

      Passenger Ships: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions his Department has had with regional tourism bodies on the effect of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s proposals of older...

      River Thames: Passenger Ships

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to meet to Mayor of London to discuss the effect of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s plans for older passenger boats on...

      River Thames: Passenger Ships

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will publish the (a) dates, (b) names of vessel and (c) date of build of vessel for each recorded collision between older Class V passenger...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to reports that the Chair of HS2 Ltd, Mr Allan Cook has written to his Department stating the high-speed line cannot be delivered...

      River Thames: Passenger Ships

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will publish details of the collisions between (a) older Class V passenger boats and (b) named Class V vessels built since 1990 with other...

      Passenger Ships: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the relationship between the operators of older passenger boats and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency; and what steps...

      Railway Track: Weather

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many train journeys (a) operated by Thameslink, (b) operated by East Midlands Trains and (c) in the UK were disrupted due to buckled tracks in hot...

      Railway Track: Weather

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with Network Rail on upgrading tracks to prevent buckling in hot weather.

      Electric Vehicles: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Road to Zero policy, how many electric vehicles have been registered in the last 12 months in (a) the West Midlands and (b)...

      Electric Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to increase the affordability of electric vehicles.

      Clean Air Zones: Birmingham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he has made an assessment of the potential effect of the Birmingham clean air zone on people's health; and if he will make a statement.

      Railway Stations: Access

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 24 July 2019 to Question 280293, if he will publish a list of the stations that were upgraded to step-free access in control...

      Railway Stations: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 24 July 2019 to Question 280295, if he will publish a list of all the stations that have step-free access in Scotland.

      Electric Vehicles: Charging Points

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent progress his Department has made in implementing a standardised charging system for electric vehicles.

      Dover Port: Large Goods Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment his Department has made of the potential increase in HGV traffic at the port of Dover in the event that the UK leaves the EU...

      Dartford-Thurrock Crossing: Tolls

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department plans to review the affordability of the Dart Charge.

      Taxis: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to set National Minimum Standards for taxi and private hire vehicle licensing including a...

      Bus Services: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to publish the best practice guidance on disability awareness training for bus drivers.

      Railways: Innovation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps the Government is taking to encourage the growth of new rail technologies, including hydrogen-powered trains.

      Railways: North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps the Government is taking to promote innovation in the North West rail cluster.

      Railways: Dronfield

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate his Department has made of the number of journeys made from Dronfield train station to Manchester Oxford Road train station in the...

      Portsmouth International Port

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the reimbursement mechanism is for the recovery of costs incurred at Portsmouth International Port from preparations for the UK leaving the EU...

      Department for Transport: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2017.

      Great Northern Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the Government plans to support the transfer of the Great Northern Rail Line from Govia Thameslink to Transport for London.

      Taxis: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress has been made on delivering disability and equality training to taxi and minicab drivers.

      Bus Services: Guide Dogs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to publish his Department's its guidance for bus operators on the quality of training in relation to the EU Bus and Coach Regulations...

      Road Traffic Control: Kent

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment she has made of the potential environmental impact of Operation Brock in the event that the UK leave the EU without a deal.

      Bus Services: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Inclusive Transport Strategy, published in July 2018, what recent progress his Department has made on developing a monitoring...

      Road Traffic Offences: Foreign Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to recover unpaid fines from foreign nationals who commit motoring offences whilst visiting the UK.

      Electric Scooters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if his Department will bring forward legislative proposals to permit the use of electric scooters on public roads.

      Railways: Temperature

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department plans to take help avoid disruption to railway services due to high temperatures.

      Crewe-Holyhead Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of implementing infrastructure improvements to the rail line from Crewe to Holyhead to enhance...

      Crewe-Holyhead Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of electrifying the railway line from Crewe to Holyhead and splitting High Speed 2 trains at Crewe...

      Bus Services: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when his Department plans to publish guidance on disability equality training for bus drivers.

      Bus Services: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department has taken to meet the Inclusive Transport Strategy target to develop a monitoring and enforcement framework for mandatory...

      Large Goods Vehicles: EU Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what criteria his Department uses to allocate European Council of Ministers for Transport international driving permits to UK road hauliers that have...

      Department for Transport: Catering

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much his Department spent on refreshments in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018.

      Department for Transport: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2018.

      Railways: Lichfield

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the effect of the change to train services at Lichfield Trent Valley (LTV) rail station after the award of the West...

      Traffic Lights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what analysis his Department has undertaken on the effect of the installation of mobile traffic lights on traffic disruption; and what assessment he...

      Large Goods Vehicles: Kent

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on congestion in Kent of (a) 50 per cent and (b) 85 per cent of HGVs not being ready for French...

      A303: Stonehenge

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he has made an assessment of the potential for damage to the Stonehenge World Heritage Site of improving the A303 between Amesbury and Berwick...

      A303: Stonehenge

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the estimated cost is of the A303 Stonehenge improvement scheme.

      Electric Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he has plans to bring forward legislative proposals to permit the use of (a) e-scooters and (b) segways on roads.

      Department for Transport: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what meetings his Department has had with Bristol City Council to discuss preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement.

      Bus Services: Bicycles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans has he to discuss with bus operators a device to allow buses to carry bicycles by means of an external rack either in front or behind the...

      Official Cars

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many cars the Government Car Service plans to purchase in the next five years; and what proportion will be (a) petrol and diesel, (b) hybrid...

      Heathrow Airport: Railways

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the cost of the Western Rail Link to Heathrow is; and whether the project is fully funded.

      Heathrow Airport: Railways

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what projections his Department has made for passenger numbers for the Western Rail Link to Heathrow.

      Cycling and Walking: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he has plans to increase the level of funding allocated to (a) walking and (b) cycling to meet Government targets for levels of activity in...

      Large Goods Vehicles: EU Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many applications his Department has received from UK hauliers for European Council of Ministers for Transport international driving permits; how...

      Large Goods Vehicles: EU Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on the (a) UK road haulage industry (b) the workforce of that industry and (c) consumers of his...

      Parking Offences: Cycleways

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to bring forward legislative proposals to make parking over a recognised cycle lane an offence.

      Buses: Exhaust Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many and what proportion of buses in England have been retrofitted using funding from the Clean Bus Technology Fund since 2015 to September 2019.

      Buses: Exhaust Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much funding has been provided by local authorities in England that are in receipt of funding from the Clean Bus Technology Fund to (a) Go-Ahead,...

      Department for Transport: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what meetings his Department has had with Leeds City Council to discuss preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement.

      Tugboats

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to improve (a) the provision of and (b) intercept times for emergency towing vessels around the coast of the UK.

      East Midlands Rail Franchise: Catering

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions his (a) Ministers and (b) officials of his Department have had with representatives from Abellio on Rail Gourmet’s decision not...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the benefits to Wales of providing interchanges to the High Speed 2 network at Crewe and Chester.

      Cycling: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the oral evidence of the former Minister of State to the Transport Committee on active travel on 1 May 2019, what his policy is on...

      Teesside Airport

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what meetings his Department has had with Teesside International Airport on preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement.

      High Speed Two

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the contractual (a) terms and (b) liabilities HS2 Ltd has with its (i) contractors and (ii) consultants in advance of...

      South Eastern Rail Franchise

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what additional costs were incurred to the public purse as a result of the cancellation of the South Eastern rail franchise.

      South Eastern Rail Franchise

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate has he made of potential bidding costs companies will be entitled to claim from his Department as a result of the decision to cancel the...

      South Eastern Rail Franchise

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what meetings he has had held with (a) Govia and (b) Abellio on the cancellation of the South Eastern rail franchise competition.

      South Eastern Rail Franchise

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the timeframe is for the introduction of new rolling stock on the south eastern rail route following the decision to cancel the franchise competition.

      South Eastern Rail Franchise

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions took place between his Department and the Government Rail Review chair Keith Williams prior to his Department's decision to cancel...

      Railways

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will publish the Initial Industry Advice received from the Rail Delivery Group in January 2017 as part of the Government’s planning...

      West Coast Partnership Rail Franchise

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions took place between his Department and Government's Rail Review chair Keith Williams prior to his Department's decision to award the...

      East Midlands Rail Franchise

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what (a) meetings and (b) discussions took place between his Department and the Government Rail Review Chair Keith Williams prior to the decision to...

      Heathrow Airport

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the effect of potential changes to the investment grade credit rating of Heathrow Airport on the (a) airport’s...

      Transport: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to conduct a review of investment grade credit rating among those companies engaged in construction projects in the transport sector.

      Heathrow Airport

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the community impact consultation being conducted by Heathrow Airport on its expansion plans.

      Rail Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Government Rail Review, how much his Department (a) has paid Keith Williams and (b) plans to pay Keith Williams in total.

      Rail Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will publish the (a) dates of and (b) attendees at meetings held by Keith Williams as part of the Government Rail Review.

      Rail Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate his Department has made of the total cost to the public purse of the Williams Rail Review.

      Railway Stations: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will publish the data he used as part of a workforce planning session referred to by the Under Secretary of State for Transport in his oral...

      Train Operating Companies: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will publish workforce data showing the (a) headcount and (b) the full-time equivalence of staffing levels of each train operating company.

      Railway Stations: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the number of railway stations staffed on a (a) full-time and (b) part-time basis.

      Railway Stations: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the average number of hours is that part-time staffed railway stations are staffed.

      Railway Stations: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many railway stations are unstaffed.

      Train Operating Companies: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the proportion of train operating companies’ workforce that is employed by outsourced companies.

      Train Operating Companies: Zero Hours Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate his Department has made of the number of people employed by (a) train operating companies and (b) outsourcing companies on zero-hours...

      Large Goods Vehicle Drivers: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the (a) average and (b) median waiting time is for a person whose heavy goods vehicle licence is subject to a medical review in each of the last...

      Large Goods Vehicle Drivers: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many medical staff are employed by the DVLA to carry out medical reviews of people with heavy goods vehicle licences.

      Large Goods Vehicle Drivers: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the DVLA’s target time is for carrying out a medical review of a person’s heavy goods vehicle license; and how many and what...

      Large Goods Vehicle Drivers: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, in what circumstances would the DVLA seek a medical review of a person’s heavy goods vehicle license.

      Taxis: Audio Equipment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate his Department made of the number of drivers of private hire vehicles using a microphone whilst in transit.

      Railways: Fares

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the equity of the most recent rise in rail ticket prices.

      Railways: Woking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of railway services between London and Woking.

      M25: Noise

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to reduce noise on the M25 between junctions 10 and 11.

      Railways: Woking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will take steps to require train companies operating services from Woking station into London to compensate passengers in instances of a reduced...

      Railways: Compensation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make it his policy to extend the compensation package to rail season ticket holders for delays of under 30 minutes.

      Motorways

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to give advance warning to motorists of lane closures and delays on motorways; and if he will make a statement.

      Railways: Theft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many thefts of passenger property on the rail network went unresolved over the last 12 months for which figures are available; and if he will make...

      Railways: Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many crimes have been reported on the rail network in England and Wales in each of the last five years for which figures are available; and what...

      Railways: Surrey

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions he has had with representatives of rail franchises that operate in Surrey on reliability of services.

      Public Transport: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to make public transport more inclusive and accessible for disabled children and their families.

      Roll-on Roll-off Ships

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will publish an update on his Department’s contingency planning for the roll-on roll-off ferries sector after 31 October.

      Dover Port: Large Goods Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made of the effect on (a) dock workers and (b) seafarers at the Port of Dover of delays in road freight traffic after 31...

      London International Shipping Week

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what financial support was provided by his Department in relation to London International Shipping Week (LISW) in (a) 2013, (b) 2015 and (c) 2017; and...

      East Coast Railway Line: Railway Signals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, on how many occasions there was significant disruption to East Coast Main Line services as a result of signal failures in each of the last 12 months.

      Taxis: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to his response to the September 2018 report of the Task and Finish Group on Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Licensing, whether he plans...

      Aviation: Egypt

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when the Government last reviewed the security situation at Sharm El Sheikh airport; and what the outcome of that review was.

      Thameslink Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the resilience of the (a) software on the Siemens Class 700 trains and (b) signals across the Thameslink route after...

      Railways: Franchises

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what inflationary measure his Department has specified in the new (a) East Midlands Trains and (b) West Coast Partnership franchises for the duration...

      Public Transport

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of introducing financial penalties for transport companies that fail to provide...

      Driving: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the number of people who have failed the DVLA sight test in each year since 2014.

      Driving: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what criteria the Government used to decide which company was awarded the contract to undertake sight tests for the DVLA.

      Aviation: Renewable Fuels

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will set targets for the proportion of aviation fuel required to be sustainable sources; and if he will make a statement.

      Aerospace Industry: Innovation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions (a) he, (b) Ministers in his Department and (c) officials of his Department have had with representatives of the aerospace industry...

      Aviation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport,what discussions (a) he, (b) Ministers of his Department and (c) officials in his Department have had with representatives of the aviation industry on...

      Electric Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions (a) he, (b) Ministers of his Department and (c) officials in his Department have had with representatives of the motor industry on...

      Blue Badge Scheme: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of expanding the Blue Badge Scheme to include people with (a) Chron's Disease and (b) other...

      Gatwick Airport

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the effect on the safe use of Gatwick airport's emergency runway of the expiry of Gatwick airport's 1979 agreement with...

      Travel: Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent comparative assessment he has made of the (a) financial and (b) environmental costs of travelling by (i) train and (ii) aircraft on...

      Airports: Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has plans to introduce 3D baggage screening equipment at UK airports.

      Railways: Woking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what information his Department holds on (a) the peak seat capacity and (b) demand for rail services between Woking to London Waterloo in each peak...

      Railways: Woking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many train services from Woking to London Waterloo were cancelled as a result of train reliability issues in the last six months.

      High Speed 2 Independent Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will amend the terms of reference for the Oakervee Inquiry into the future of HS2 to include (a) alterations to the existing route of Phase 1a,...

      Aviation: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the Which? analysis of Civil Aviation Data, published 6 July 2019, that showed...

      Aviation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the (a) resources and (b) investment allocated by (i) airports and (ii) airlines to meet increases in...

      Stansted Airport

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the number of flights at Stansted airport delayed by more than an hour between 2014 and 2018.

      Cross Country Rail Franchise

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the provision of East Coast High Speed Trains will be included in the new Cross Country trains franchise.

      Heathrow Airport: Railways

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will publish details of the funding for the Western Rail Extension to Heathrow Airport.

      Trains: Fuel Cells

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential for hydrogen trains to operate on the UK rail network in the next five years.

      Ports: South West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much additional funding he has allocated to ports in the South West to prepare for the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

      M5: Plymouth

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of proposals to extend the M5 motorway from Exeter to Plymouth.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Newspaper Press

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how much his Department has spent on purchasing (a) national newspapers and (b) newspaper online subscriptions since 2016; and...

    • Hong Kong: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether it is his Department's policy to fulfil the UK's obligations under the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration.

      Burma: Rohingya

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his (a) Myanmar and (b) Bangladeshi counterpart on the safe repatriation of the...

      Torture

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to meet its international obligations to prevent torture and ill treatment throughout the world.

      Oman: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment his Department has made of the political situation in Oman.

      Zimbabwe: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment his Department has made of the human rights situation in Zimbabwe.

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Catering

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how much his Department spent on refreshments in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018.

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2017.

      Occupied Territories: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to ensure people responsible for attacks on health workers in the Occupied Palestinian...

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2018.

      Brazil: Indigenous Peoples

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his Brazilian counterpart on the protection of indigenous tribes in the Amazon rainforest.

      English Channel: Undocumented Migrants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what diplomatic steps his Department is taking to discourage foreign nationals from illegally crossing the English Channel to...

      Tanzania: Press Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of media freedom in Tanzania since the arrest of investigative journalist Erick Kabendera.

      Sudan: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what role the troika of UK, US and Norway has had in Sudan’s constitutional settlement.

      Kashmir: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with the Indian Government on their revocation of Article 370, granting special status to...

      Ukraine: Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many UK citizens are members of Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe patrol groups operating in...

      Zimbabwe: Humanitarian Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions his Department has had with representatives of the Southern African Development Community on the...

      Kashmir: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the recent amendments made to the Constitution of the...

      Kashmir: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the human rights implications of recent restrictions imposed by authorities of the Republic of...

      Kashmir: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make an assessment of the effect on the rule of law in the Republic of India of the procedures recently used by the...

      Kashmir: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what diplomatic steps he is taking to help prevent the escalation of conflict over disputed territories and laws within the...

      Forests: Conservation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent diplomatic steps his Department has taken to promote the objectives of the Amsterdam Declaration.

      Brazil: Climate Change Convention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his international counterparts on the extent to which Brazil is meeting its international...

      Cayman Islands: Passenger Ships

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his counterpart in the Cayman Islands on the environmental effects of the Cruise Berthing...

      Cayman Islands: Passenger Ships

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment the Government has made of the effect on coral reef and other seabed of the Cruise Berthing Facility Project in...

      Cayman Islands: Passenger Ships

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effect of the Cruise Berthing Facility Project in the Cayman Islands on the UK’s...

      Kyrgyzstan: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of recent political developments in Kyrgyzstan.

      Iran: Nuclear Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his US counterpart on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

      India: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what diplomatic steps his Department is taking to help tackle alleged human rights violations of Dalits and tribal people in India.

      Yemen: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he discussed the situation in Yemen at his meeting with the United States Secretary of State on 7 August 2019; and if...

      Yemen: Peace Negotiations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when the next meeting of the Yemen Quad is planned to take place.

      Yemen: Peace Negotiations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when he last met with the UN Special Envoy for Yemen; and when he next plans to meet with the UN Special Envoy for Yemen.

      Yemen: Military Intervention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has held with his counterparts in (a) the United Arab Emirates and (b) Saudi Arabia on incidences of...

      Brazil: Rain Forests

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to his Brazilian counterpart on the increase in deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon over the...

      Kashmir: Telecommunications

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Indian counterpart on the Indian Government lifting the communication blockade in Jammu...

      Amazonia: Fires

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what support the UK is providing to tackle the fires in the Amazon rainforest; and if he will make a statement.

      Russia: Demonstrations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Russian counterpart to condemn police violence at pro-democracy protests in that country.

      Sudan: Christianity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his Sudanese counterpart on tackling the persecution of Christians in the North African...

      Kashmir: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to ensure the safety of UK citizens in Kashmir.

      Yemen: Humanitarian Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with political representatives Yemen on tackling the humanitarian crisis in that country.

      Brazil: Indigenous Peoples

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his Brazilian counterpart on the protection of indigenous tribes as a result of the fires in...

      Somalia: al Shabaab

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the presence of al-Shabaab in Somalia; and what support his Department is providing to the...

      Cameroon: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the humanitarian crisis in the anglophone region of Cameroon is a priority for his Department.

      Saudi Arabia: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his Saudi Arabian counterpart on the protection of (a) the LGBT community and (b)...

      Palestinians: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the extent to which Israel’s internal investigations into the killings of Palestinian...

      Fossil Fuels: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make it his policy to prevent fossil fuel projects from being funded through his Department's foreign aid programmes.

      Yemen: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what estimate he has made of the number of civilian deaths as a result of attacks in Aden in Yemen in August 2019.

      Atheism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department taking to protect the freedom of atheists around the world.

      Serhiy Rusynov

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to his Russian counterpart on the release of the Ukrainian student Serhiy Rusynov, who has been...

      Sudan: Chad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations has he made to the Government of Sudan on Rapid Support Force incursions into Chad close to Beda at the...

      Darfur: Law and Order

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations the Troika of the US, UK and Norway has made to the new governing coalition in Sudan on tackling the lack...

      Sudan: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his Sudanese counterpart on the process of appointing new President in that country.

      Sudan: Libya

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will he make representations his Sudanese counterpart on the withdrawal the Rapid Support Forces supporting Khalifa...

      Zimbabwe: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment his Department has made of the security situation in Zimbabwe.

      China: Uighurs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to his Chinese counterpart on the reported mass detention of Uighur Muslims in that country.

      Diplomatic Service: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many requests have been made for consular assistance by UK citizens since 2014.

      Yemen: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with the UN Special Envoy for Yemen on the situation in Aden and southern Yemen.

      Yemen: Peace Negotiations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what progress has been made to begin further rounds of peace talks between the warring parties in Yemen.

      Yemen: Peace Negotiations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what progress has been made in implementing the Stockholm Agreement in Yemen.

      Sudan: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the announcement of 14 August 2019 that the US Government has barred former Sudanese intelligence chief Salah...

      Eritrea: Religious Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of trends in the level of religious freedom and tolerance in Eritrea.

      Yemen: Eritrea

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what estimate he has made of the number of Eritrean troops fighting in Yemen.

      Russia: G8

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if the Government will oppose the readmission of Russia to the G8.

      Simon Cheng

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to provide assistance to British Consulate employee Simon Cheng after his arrest in China.

      Kashmir: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has made representations to his Indian counterpart on allowing independent observers into Jammu and Kashmir since...

      Sudan: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether his Department has discussed term limits for governing and elected officials in Sudan with (a) military leaders, (b)...

      Kashmir: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what (a) assessment he has made of the effect of reports of arbitrary indefinite detention in Kashmir and (b) representations...

      Yemen: Military Intervention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his Saudi Arabian and Emirati counterparts on the airstrike on a detention centre in Dhamar,...

      Yemen: Peace Negotiations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when the Yemen Quad will next convene to meet.

      Bahrain: Embassies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his Bahraini counterpart on reports of violent incidents at the British Embassy in that country.

      China: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make an assessment of which risk factors can cause a person to receive a (a) yellow and (b) red designation under...

      China: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make an assessment of the level of use of variables on (a) ethnicity and (b) religion in (i) visual identification...

      China: Terrorism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make an estimate of the number of forced confessions for terrorism-related offences in detention camps in Xinjiang,...

      China: Minority Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make an assessment of the extent of detention on the basis of allegations made against family members among the...

      China: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make an assessment of the extent of the involvement of UK companies in the development of (a) visual identification...

      China: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make an assessment of the implications for (a) human rights and (b) the rule of law of the risk assessment system...

      Kashmir: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to his Indian and Pakistani counterparts to encourage dialogue between the two nations...

      Human Trafficking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what role his Department has in preventing human trafficking.

      Iraq: Kurds

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of bilateral relations with the Kurdistan region in Iraq; and if he will make a statement.

      West Bank: LGBT People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has had made to the Palestinian Authority on (a) its decision to prevent Palestinian LGBTQ group Al...

      Papua: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Indonesian counterpart on reports of mass arrests of West Papuans in( a) Surabaya and...

      Bolivia: Fires

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what (a) representations he has made and (b) support his Department has provided to the Government of Bolivia after the spate...

      Bahrain: Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the Government of Bahrain on security in that region.

      Bahrain: Foreign Relations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he had with the Government of Bahrain on bilateral relations with that country.

      Cameroon: Schools

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Cameroonian counterpart on reports of attacks on school children in Ambazonia state;...

      Yemen: Arms Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 18 April 2019 to Question HL15082, whether UK-supplied weapons have been used in Yemen in breach of...

      Iran: Radioactive Materials

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the implications for the Middle East of the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency...

      Diplomatic Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps are being taken to promote tourism and investment in Northern Ireland through the global UK diplomatic network.

      Equal Rights Coalition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to ensure that Equal Rights Coalition meets its objectives under the UK's leadership of that organisation.

      Equal Rights Coalition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to ensure successful outcomes of the Equal Rights Coalition's conference on LGBT+ rights to be held in...

      Kashmir: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to help secure the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 47.

      Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with which countries his Department has a regularised human rights dialogue.

      Kashmir: Humanitarian Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking at the UN Security Council to secure free movement of humanitarian organisations in Kashmir.

      Kashmir: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of whether the Indian Government's repeal of Articles 370 and 35a of the Indian Constitution is in...

      Kashmir: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the Prime Minister of Pakistan's appeal for a multilateral...

      Kashmir: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of whether the Indian Government's suspension of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution constitutes...

      Kashmir: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether it is his policy to ensure that India's implementation of the office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights'...

      Kashmir: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of (a) the extent of human rights breaches in Jammu and Kashmir and (b) whether those breaches meet...

      Spain: Espionage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to protect hon. Members in response to reports of spying by the Spanish Government.

      Iran: Tankers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 3 September 2019 to Question 281690 on Iran: tankers, whether the US Administration asked the UK to...

      Norfolk Island

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether Norfolk Island (a) was within the geographical boundaries of the Commonwealth of Australia or any State thereof when it...

      Iran: Guided Weapons

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of (a) Iran's attempts to produce precision guided munitions and (b) the accuracy of reports...

  • Department for International Development

    • Department for International Development: Newspaper Press

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much his Department has spent on purchasing (a) national newspapers and (b) newspaper online subscriptions since 2016; and how...

    • Zambia: Droughts

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what discussions he has had with his Zambian counterpart on declaring a national emergency in relation to the drought and famine in...

      Gaza: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that medical workers in Gaza can perform their humanitarian functions without risk of attack.

      Department for International Development: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2018.

      Zimbabwe: Droughts

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, with reference to the recent declaration by the Zimbabwean Government of the drought in that country being a natural disaster, what...

      Burundi: Malaria

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what support his Department is offering to help tackle the malaria outbreak in Burundi.

      Philippines: Dengue Fever

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what support his Department is offering to help tackle the dengue fever outbreak in the Philippines.

      Zimbabwe: Food and Water

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what support his Department is providing to help tackle (a) food and (b) water shortages in Zimbabwe.

      Yemen: Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on the humanitarian situation in Yemen of the recent escalation of violence in Aden.

      Yemen: International Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to help ensure that humanitarian organisations are able to operate in Aden in Yemen.

      Ilois: Resettlement

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 23 July 2019 to Question 278525 on Ilois: Resettlement, how much of the £20 million allocated to his...

      India: Floods

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what support his Department is providing to Indian states affected by flooding.

      Somalia: Internally Displaced People

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to support internally displaced persons in Somalia.

      Somalia: al Shabaab

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment his Department have made of the role of al-Shabaab on the UK's ability to distribute humanitarian aid in Somalia; and...

      Developing Countries: Food

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, with reference to the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World's report which found that global hunger has increased for the...

      Department for International Development: Catering

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much his Department spent on refreshments in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018.

      Department for International Development: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2017.

      International Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that people responsible for attacks on humanitarian workers are held to account.

      Poliomyelitis: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to support the promotion of polio immunisation in (a) Pakistan, (b) Afghanistan and (c) Nigeria.

      Poliomyelitis: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps the UK Government is taking to support and protect health workers so that they are able to continue to provide polio...

      Poliomyelitis: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to work alongside the One Last Push campaign to ensure that (a) funding and (b) other support is...

      Angola: Droughts

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to support people affected by recent droughts in Angola.

      Yemen: Humanitarian Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what support his Department is providing to the World Food Programme to resume distribution of humanitarian aid in Sana’a.

      Sudan: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether it is Government policy that future UK aid to Sudan is dependent on fixed-term limits for governing and elected officials in...

      EU Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what plans his Department has to work with the EU on development co-operation in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

      Developing Countries: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent assessment his Department has made of the potential effect on developing countries of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

      Department for International Development: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many staff in his Department are deployed to other departments and working on the UK leaving the EU.

      Department for International Development: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, to which departments staff in his Department are seconded and transferred as a result of preparations for the UK leaving the EU.

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to his letter of 15 August 2019 to civil society organisations on the Government’s planning for Brexit, what estimate...

      Developing Countries: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much funding his Department has committed to improving the lives of adolescent girls in each of the last five years.

      Bangladesh: Rohingya

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much funding was provided by his Department to support Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh in (a) 2017, (b) 2018 and (c) 2019 to date.

      Developing Countries: Free Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of the UK leaving the EU on potential opportunities to help grow the economies of...

      Yemen: International Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps he is taking to encourage donors to fulfil the pledges they have made to the United Nations-led humanitarian response in Yemen.

      Yemen: International Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to ensure humanitarian organisations are able to operate in Aden, Yemen.

      Kashmir: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what support his Department can provide to help doctors access medicines in Kashmir.

      Developing Countries: Climate Change

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent assessment he has made of the effect on his Department's climate-focused work of planning for the UK to leave the EU...

      Kenya: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that children in Kenya have access to high quality education.

      Kenya: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps he is taking to ensure that girls in Kenya who become pregnant are able to re-enter education.

      Kenya: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what discussions he has had with the Kenyan Government on the implementation of the National Re-entry Guidelines for Learners in Basic...

      Palestinians: Curriculum

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what progress has been made on the review of the Palestinian Authority schools' curriculum.

      Developing Countries: Abortion

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, which organisations have been funded by his Department to provide abortion services; and how much funding each such organisation has...

      Developing Countries: Living Wage

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what funding her Department has allocated to programmes supporting the payment of living wages in global value chains; and whether...

      Developing Countries: Personal Income

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, with reference to her Department's Economic Development Strategy, what steps she is taking to track progress towards the achievement...

  • Department for Education

    • Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to reform the personal, social, health and economic curriculum to teach pupils about children from different cultural backgrounds.

    • Pupils: Per Capita Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will have discussions with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on increasing per pupil funding for schools.

      Department for Education: Ministerial Duties

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the ministerial responsibilities are of Ministers in his Department.

      Education: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Prime Minister of 25 July 2019, whether his policy to restore education funding to its previous level applies...

      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 increase funding for higher education institutions with increased pension...

      Universities: Antisemitism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many universities have signed up to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's definition of antisemitism.

      Department for Education: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2017.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many parents use the 30 hours free childcare scheme.

      Climate Change: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that environmentalism is in the National Curriculum; and what guidance his Department provides on...

      Higher Education: Wansbeck

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many students in Wansbeck constituency went on to higher education in each of the last five years.

      Higher Education: Wansbeck

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of students from Wansbeck constituency who went on to study higher education did so (a) at a university outside of the...

      Schools: Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the effect of the cost of agency fees on schools.

      Teachers: Vacancies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the performance of the Teaching Vacancies service.

      Schools: Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to reduce the cost to schools of teacher recruitment agency fees.

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he has plans to increase the level of funding for schools in England to a minimum of £5,000 per pupil.

      Pupil Referral Units: Private Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether his Department holds information on the number of pupils attending pupil referral units who were previously educated in the private sector.

      Pupil Exclusions: Private Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what information his Department holds on the number of pupils who have been excluded from private schools in (a) Lewisham, (b) London and (c) England...

      School Exclusions Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the Timpson review of school exclusion: Government response, published in May 2019, what progress his Department has made on...

      School Exclusions Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the Timpson review of school exclusion: Government response, published in May 2019, what progress his Department has made on...

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on schools hosting Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children of proposed reforms to the mobility factor...

      Boarding Schools: Special Educational Needs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many residential schools for children with special educational needs have had their OFSTED registration cancelled because of safeguarding concerns...

      Assessments: Autism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of (a) the adequacy of support available to autistic children sitting exams for Ofqual regulated qualifications in (i)...

      Sex and Relationship Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether his Department has plans to make LGBT-inclusive relationships and sex education compulsory in all schools.

      History: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to encourage the teaching and learning of (a) Anglo-Saxon history and (b) Old English in schools.

      Equality: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that all schools teach every part of the Equality Act 2010.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans he has to increase the number of hours of free childcare.

      Universities: Admissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the findings of the report on University Aspirations 2019 by the Sutton Trust on...

      Department for Education: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what meetings his Department has had with Bristol City Council to discuss preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement.

      Pupils: Per Capita Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the value of per pupil funding for secondary school pupils in July (a) 2016 and (b) 2018.

      Students: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to ensure that families of a student with mental health problems at university are kept updated on the mental health of that...

      Pupils: Oldham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions his Department has had with Oldham Council on the potential effect on EU students enrolled in Oldham schools of the UK leaving the EU...

      Schools: Oldham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions his Department has had with Oldham Council on the potential effect on EU nationals teaching in Oldham schools of UK leaving the EU...

      Voluntary Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when his Department will announce whether two further voluntary aided schools are receiving state funding to open.

      Special Educational Needs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he has plans to update the SEND Code of Practice to in relation to the duties of schools supporting children with SEND to include Ofsted's...

      Psychology and Psychiatry: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many child (a) psychologists and (b) psychiatrists completed training in each of the last 10 years.

      Sex and Relationship Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to (a) increase awareness of (i) domestic violence and (ii) sexual exploitation and (b) promote positive relationship education.

      Children: Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will make an assessment of the implications for his policies of research into the level of self-control of a child as a predictor of well-being...

      Free Schools: Hampstead and Kilburn

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much his Department has spent on the proposed Abacus Free School project in Hampstead and Kilburn constituency.

      Children: Social Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 11 February 2019 to Question 216293, on Children: Social Services, whether his Department is responsible for monitoring (a)...

      Frontline

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the completion rate of the Frontline programme.

      Teesside University

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions his Department has had with Teesside University on preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement.

      Pre-school Education: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he has plans to allocate additional funding to early years education.

      Higher Education: Equal Pay

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

      Academies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many schools in (a) Coventry and (b) the UK are planning to become new academy schools within the next 12 months.

      Pre-school Education: Coventry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the number of children accessing the free early education entitlement for under two-year-olds in Coventry.

      STEM Subjects: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many women have started courses in STEM subjects at colleges in Dudley in the most recent period for which information is available.

      Literacy: Primary Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans he has to help increase literacy rates of Key Stage 1 students from lower income households in (a) Dudley and (b) England.

      Teachers: Pay Settlements

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 3 September 2019 to Question 281772, which departmental budget the £105m transferred into the Teachers' Pay Grant in...

      Vale View School Stockport: School Day

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 3 September 2019 to Question 282244, whether Vale View Primary School in Stockport formally approached his Department on its...

      Schools: Vocational Guidance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent estimate he has made of the number of careers advisers employed in schools.

      Food Supply: Schools

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will hold discussions with Oldham Council on the effect on food supplies in schools in that Council of the UK leaving the EU without a...

      Primary Education: Surrey

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the availability of primary school places in (a) Woking constituency and (b) Surrey.

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what representations he has received on equalising the level of schools funding for local authorities.

      Financial Services: Secondary Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of provision of teaching of financial literacy in secondary schools.

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent progress he has made towards delivering a fairer national funding formula for schools.

      Schools: Inspections

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will provide additional funding to Ofsted to carry out additional inspections when schools previously rated Outstanding are no longer exempt...

      Teachers: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the cost to schools of increasing starting salaries for teachers to £30,000.

      Schools: Surrey

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent representations he has received on school standards in Surrey.

      Teachers: Pay Settlements

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will make it his policy to apply national pay settlements for teachers to academy schools.

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when he plans to implement a schools level national funding formula; and if he will make a statement.

      School Meals: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether it is his policy to maintain his Department’s current school food standards in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal...

      Further Education: Per Capita Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to his oral statement of 3 September 2019 on education funding, what the new base rate for per student funding in 2020-21 will be for (a)...

      Music: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to increase funding for music education in schools.

      GCE A-level and GCSE

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of trends in the level of grade inflation in (a) GCSEs and (b) A Levels since 2010.

      Education: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to his oral statement of 3 September 2019, Official Report, column 65, on education funding, which courses will be eligible for funding from...

      Pre-school Education: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of the £66 million in early years funding announced in the 2019 Spending Review will be allocated to maintained nursery schools.

      Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether all returned unspent apprenticeship levy monies are being allocated to the apprenticeship budget for use by non-levy paying employers.

      Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much apprenticeship levy was paid by levy employers in (a) May 2017 and expired in May 2019, (b) June 2017 and expired in June 2019 and (c) July...

      Free School Meals: Barnsley

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of children in primary schools in Barnsley who were eligible for free school meals in each year since 2010.

      Apprentices: Barnsley

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many apprenticeships starts there were in Barnsley in each year since 2010.

      Higher Education: Yorkshire and the Humber

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of young people in (a) Barnsley, (b) Barnsley East constituency, (c) South Yorkshire and (d) Yorkshire and the Humber commenced study...

      T-levels

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions his Department has had with industry on the importance of T levels for the economy.

      STEM Subjects

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions his Department has had with the industrial sector on the importance of STEM skills for the economy.

      Artificial Intelligence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions his Department has had with (a) academia and (b) industry on the (i) implications of and (ii) opportunities for the economy of...

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 3 September 2019 to Question 281567 on Children: Day Care, to which constituencies the £9.1 million was allocated.

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 24 September 2019 to Question 281570 on Children: Day Care, how many local authority areas did not meet the duty to provide...

      Pupils: Disadvantaged

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 24 July 2019 to Question 278348 on Pupils: Disadvantaged, whether he has made an assessment of trends in the level of...

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 23 July 2019 to Question 278350 on Children: Day Care, how many short breaks local authorities provided for disabled...

      Schools: Charitable Donations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 17 July 2019 to Question 278353 on Schools: Charitable Donations, how the income generated by schools is distributed across...

      Schools: Charitable Donations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 17 July 2019 to Question 278353 on Schools: Charitable Donations, what the income was in cash terms from (a) donations and...

      Schools: Charitable Donations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 17 July 2019 to Question 278353 on Schools: Charitable Donations, what the income was in cash terms that was generated was...

      Assessments: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of (a) exam boards and (b) the A level system; and what plans he has to compensate students that have...

      Apprentices: Wolverhampton

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many apprenticeships have been created in Wolverhampton North East constituency under the apprenticeship levy in each of the last 12 months.

      Children: Daycare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to paragraph 2.10 of Spending Round 2019 published on 4 September 2019, what the average hourly funding rate for delivering the...

      Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many teachers of personal, social and health education have specific accreditation in relation to that subject.

      Children: Antisocial Behaviour

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what research his Department has (a) commissioned and (b) evaluated on the effect of low emotional intelligence on levels of childhood delinquency.

      Children: Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent assessment he has made of the relative position of the UK in international comparator tables on the well-being of children.

      Schools: Shropshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much of the additional funding for education has been allocated to schools in Shropshire.

      Secondary Education: Surrey

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans his Department has to help meet the demand for secondary school places in Surrey.

      GCSE: Mansfield

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many GCSE entries for arts subjects there were from students in Mansfield in each of the last five years.

      Education: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether children who are EU citizens will require settled status to be eligible for state education after 31 October 2019 in the event that the UK...

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans the Government has to increase the level of funding for schools.

      *No heading*

      What assessment he has made of the adequacy of the provision of free drinking water in schools.

      *No heading*

      What assessment he has made of the adequacy of the level of funding allocated to schools in Crawley constituency.

      *No heading*

      What estimate his Department has made of the number of children who went hungry over the 2019 school summer holiday.

  • Leader of the House

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Sheep Meat: UK Trade with EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what contingency funding he has allocated for the (a) slaughter, (b) burial and (c) disposal of lamb carcasses in the event...

    • Dutch Elm Disease: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to (a) support local authorities managing and tackling elm disease and (b) ensure that...

      Climate Change

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the July 2019 Progress Report to Parliament published by the Committee on Climate Change, for what reasons...

      Veterinary Medicine: ICT

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what parts of the Government’s plan for accessing animal medicine IT systems in the event of a no deal Brexit have...

      Animal Welfare: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many local authorities in England have submitted data for 2019 on the number of licences they have issued under the...

      Food Supply

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on food (a) supply and (b) disruption in the event that the UK leaves...

      Air Pollution: Birmingham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to ensure the delivery of the software required for the implementation of the Birmingham...

      Air Pollution: Birmingham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he plans to provide support to Birmingham City Council to implement a system to collect payment for the Clean Air Zone.

      Air Pollution: Birmingham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the Government plans to pass on any fines Birmingham City Council may incur as a result of breaches in air quality...

      Biodegradability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he has had discussions with the Scottish Government on the Scottish Government's targets relating to the ending of...

      Clean Air Zones: Birmingham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the ability of his Department to support Birmingham City Council in implementing a...

      Sheep Meat: UK Trade with EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 23 July 2019 to Question 278471, what estimate he has made of the number of cubic metres of cold...

      Sheep Meat

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 23 July to Question 278955, what the economic basis is for an increase in the availability of lamb...

      Tree Planting

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he has taken to increase the number of trees planted in (a) Lincolnshire and (b) the UK.

      Milk: Bottles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans he has to promote the sale of milk in reusable glass bottles.

      Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether a Minister of his Department attended the Trondheim conference on biodiversity in July 2019.

      Primates: Pets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the scale of the problem of primates being kept and traded as pets in the UK.

      Primates: Pets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of further restricting the keeping of primates as pets beyond that set...

      Eggs: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the British Egg Industry Council on food safety standards for imported egg products...

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Cycling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how much his Department has spent on schemes to encourage staff of his Department to cycle to work since 2015; and how much...

      Palm Oil

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to (a) ensure that corporations adhere to regulations on the declaration on packaging of...

      Packaging: Recycling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent discussions her officials have had with supermarket representative on the (a) presence and (b) clarity of...

      Packaging: Recycling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what data her Department collects on the clarity of information about recycling on product packaging sold in supermarkets.

      Climate Change: Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the Environmental Audit Committee report, Fixing Fashion: clothing consumption and sustainability,...

      Litter: Fines

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will make an assessment of the potential merits of increasing the maximum fine for littering.

      Litter

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to tackle littering in the UK.

      Nature Conservation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to prevent endangered plant and animal species coming into the UK.

      Nature Conservation: Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what meetings she has had with her international counterparts on tackling wildlife crime.

      Hunting

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether she has plans to review the ban on fox-hunting.

      Plastics: Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether she has plans to review Government policy on tackling plastics pollution.

      Hill Farming: Countryside Stewardship Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what representations she has received from farmers on the operation of the Countryside Stewardship scheme in upland areas...

      Countryside Stewardship Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she make an assessment of the potential merits of offering Higher Level Stewardship rollovers to agreements expiring...

      Water Abstraction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to ensure water companies responsibly manage their water abstraction activities from...

      Beverage Containers: Recycling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent steps her Department has taken to reduce the number of recyclable cups and bottles sent to landfill.

      Food Supply

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans she has to ensure that public services that (a) care homes, (b) schools, (c) hospitals and (d) prisons will have...

      Wildlife: Animal Welfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the provisions of the Wild Animals in Circuses (No.2) Act 2019 applies to wild animals used in public parades.

      Waste: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate he has made of the number of people prosecuted for illegal waste exports in each of the last 12 months.

      Local Adaptation Advisory Panel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when the local adaptation advisory panel last met.

      Eggs: Import Duties

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will review the Government's decision not to include eggs and egg products on the proposed tariff list.

      Food: North Herefordshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent steps her Department has taken to support the food and drinks sector in North Herefordshire.

      LEADER Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how much and what proportion of the final LEADER allocations have been made to former coalfield constituencies.

      Pets: Sales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what progress her Department has made on delivering a public information campaign alongside the introduction of the ban on...

      Agriculture: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Prime Minister's oral contribution of 25 July 2019, Official Report, column 1497, what the timescale is for...

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how much her Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2018.

      Sharks: Animal Products

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many tons of shark fins were exported from the UK in each of the last five years.

      Fisheries: Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the Answer of 11 July 2017 to Question 2722, what progress she has made on assessing the required strength...

      Plastics: Packaging

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will take steps to ban the (a) production and (b) use of polystyrene plastic packaging in the UK.

      European Environment Agency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the UK Government plans to seek membership of or co-operator country status with the European Environment Agency in...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when her Department intends to reply to the letter dated 3 July 2019 from the hon. Member for Ashford.

      Fishing Catches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made (a) of the effectiveness of the discard ban in reducing discards and (b) of levels of...

      Agriculture: Subsidies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to allocation of convergence uplift funding in 2013, whether she has any plans to increase financial support...

      Food: UK Trade with EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether she plans to extend the lamb purchase scheme announced by the Prime Minister on 30 July 2019 to (a) other meats, (b)...

      Veterinary Medicine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate she has made of the number of vets that will be required at ports and airports to issue export health...

      Agriculture

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she will take to ensure adequate supplies of animal feed, fertilisers and other crop treatments which cannot be...

      Fisheries: Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 4 December 2018 to Question 197445, what increase there has been in the number of (a) personnel...

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Data Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 3 December 2018 to Question 195110 on data protection, what the subject matter was of each of...

      Agricultural Products: UK Trade with EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 19 December 2017 to Question 118358, what progress her Department has made on developing the...

      Agricultural Products: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 13 December 2017 to Question 118331, what progress has been made on the programme of analytical...

      Agricultural Products: UK Trade with EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 13 December 2017 to Question 118331, what progress has been made on getting the best possible deal...

      Fisheries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what progress has been made on developing a domestic fisheries policy for implementation after the UK leaves the EU.

      Genetically Modified Organisms

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what her policy is on the control of genetically modified organisms after the UK leaves the EU; and if she will make a statement.

      Farm Inspection and Regulation Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when the Government plans to publish its response to the Farm Inspection and Regulation Review, published on 13 December 2018.

      Agriculture: Subsidies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 5 August 2019 to Question 280135 on Agriculture: Subsidies, if she will publish a list the 46...

      Tritium

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, for what reasons there has been a change to permitted levels of gaseous tritium discharges at former Magnox Nuclear Stations...

      Environment Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether she will ensure that any forthcoming environmental legislation (a) sets out legally binding targets for...

      Packaging: Recycling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of obligating all retailers to ensure that the packaging of products...

      Agriculture: Packaging

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans he has to tackle packaging waste in the agricultural sector.

      Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will make it her Department's policy on bovine TB to (a) end badger culling, (b) introduce risk-based cattle trading,...

      Ash Dieback Disease: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent steps the Government is taking to tackle Ash dieback.

      Hill Farming: Oldham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions his Department has had with Oldham Council on the potential effect on hill farmers in Oldham of the UK...

      Clean Air Zones

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when the national online platform to enable the public to check vehicle compliance with Clean Air Zone emissions standards...

      Rain Forests: Brazil

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions her Department is holding with the Government of Brazil to help stop deforestation in the Amazon.

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Catering

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how much her Department spent on refreshments in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018.

      Sharks: Animal Products

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to prevent the export of shark fins from the UK.

      Water Treatment: Chemicals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans her Department has in place to assist water companies with supplies of purification chemicals in the event of the...

      Cereals: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans her Department has in place to support exporters of (a) wheat and (b) barley in the event of the UK leaving the...

      Crops

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans her Department has to support the import of (a) fertilisers and (b) other crop treatments in the event of the UK...

      Animal Feed: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans her Department has to support the import of animal feed in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

      Seed Potatoes: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans her Department has to support seed potato exporters in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

      Japanese Knotweed: North East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment her Department has made of the effectiveness of the strategy to deal with invasive Japanese knotweed in (a)...

      Squirrels: Northumberland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to (a) protect red squirrels in Northumberland and (b) tackle the damaging effect of the...

      Crayfish: Pest Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent steps her Department has taken to tackle invasive crayfish species in UK rivers.

      Chemicals: Registration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the Government will require companies to repeat tests on animals if previously shared data on chemical substances...

      Amazonia: Fires

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans the Government has to provide assistance to Brazil to help combat forest fires in the Amazon region.

      Angling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will publish the results of the survey conducted in 2016 by his Department and Centre for Environment, Fisheries and...

      Food: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment she has made of the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU without a deal on 31 October 2019 on...

      River Thames: Contamination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the Thames water surrounding the Grenfell tower site, including the Paddington basin, has been monitored for levels...

      Clean Air Zones

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, by which date her Department will require Leeds and Birmingham City Councils’ approved Clean Air Zone proposals to be...

      Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how the national vehicle checking platform being prepared by the Joint Air Quality Unit will enable the public to obtain...

      Trees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will make an assessment of the potential merits of bringing forward legislative proposals to require each local...

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what meetings her Department has had with Wirral Council to discuss preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a...

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate he has made of the number of Statutory Instruments (a) laid and (b) proposed by his Department in relation to...

      Seed Potatoes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions he has had with representatives of businesses involved in the (a) production, (b) distribution, (c)...

      Trees: Urban Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if the Government will make an assessment of the effect of urban trees on levels of human physical health and well being;...

      Tree Planting

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the adequacy of funding and other Government support for the tree nursery industry to ensure...

      Trees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans the Government has to (a) collate statistics on the number of trees in the UK and (b) ensure that existing trees...

      Veterinary Services: Complaints

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of establishing an independent body to consider complaints made against...

      Clothing: Sustainable Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to encourage sustainable fashion from production to purchase in order to meet (a) UN...

      Food Supply

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment his Department has made of food security in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when her Department plans to reply to the letter of 3 July 2019 from the hon. Member for Ashford.

      Agriculture: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what contingency funding has been made available to the Welsh Government for the agricultural sector in the event that the...

      Forests: Woking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, which areas of forestry and woodland in Woking constituency are classed by her Department as ancient woodland.

      Hare Coursing: Fines

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will increase the penalties imposed by the courts in respect of offences of harecoursing; and if he will make a statement.

      Snakes: Animal Welfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, for what reasons the minimum size of enclosures for snakes was changed from the requirement stated in the draft Animal...

      Northumbrian Water

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what meetings her Department has had with Northumbrian Water to discuss preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a...

      Sheep: Subsidies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the oral contribution of 3 September 2019 of the Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and...

      Agriculture

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the potential effect on (a) wheat and (b) dairy farmers of the UK leaving the EU without a...

      Agriculture Bill

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will ensure that the Agriculture Bill is carried over into the next session of Parliament.

      Plastics: Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to encourage ports and transport companies involved in the movement of plastic...

      Meat Products: Import Duties

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions she has had with her Cabinet colleagues on the introduction of 40 per cent tariffs on meat products from...

      Meat Products: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to increase the volume of meat produce from Northern Ireland that is sold in the other...

      Agriculture: Subsidies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether it is his policy to allocate payments to farmers that are comparable to Common Agricultural Policy payments after 2022.

      Agriculture: Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to safeguard agricultural jobs after the UK leaves the EU.

      Seas and Oceans: Environment Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to improve the UK’s Ocean Health Index score.

      Plastics: Recycling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what progress has been made on analysing the results of the consultation on introducing a Deposit Return Scheme for plastic...

      Fisheries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans she has to ensure the enforcement of UK fishing waters in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

      Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the timetable is for the conclusion of the Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill.

      Food: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the potential effect on food prices in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a...

      Primates: Pets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether she has plans to bring forward legislative proposal to ban the keeping of primates as pets.

      Fishing Gear: Waste Disposal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate she has made of the amount of abandoned, lost and discarded fishing gear from UK and foreign fishing fleets...

      Agriculture: Tees Valley

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what meetings she has held with farmers on Teesside on the effect on farming of the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal...

      Agriculture: Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to row one of the table Resource DEL on page 10 of her Department's 2019-20 Main Estimate Memorandum, if she...

  • Department for Exiting the European Union

    • Department for Exiting the European Union: Newspaper Press

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, how much his Department has spent on purchasing (a) national newspapers and (b) newspaper online subscriptions since 2016; and how...

    • Brexit: Negotiations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, how many formal meetings (a) he or (b) Departmental officials have had with representatives of the EU since the Rt hon. Member for...

      Brexit: Cost Benefit Analysis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, if he will publish his Department's cost-benefit analysis of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

  • Attorney General

    • Attorney General: Catering

      To ask the Attorney General, how much his Department spent on refreshments in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018.

    • Attorney General: Travel

      To ask the Attorney General, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2017.

      Attorney General: Travel

      To ask the Attorney General, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2018.

      Sentencing

      To ask the Attorney General, if he will extend the unduly lenient sentence scheme to cover (a) all serious crime cases and (b) cases tried at magistrates' courts.

      Sexual Offences: Convictions

      To ask the Attorney General, what steps the Government is taking to improve the conviction rate for rape and sexual offences.

      Sexual Offences: Prosecutions

      To ask the Attorney General, what steps he is taking to increase the number of reported rape and sexual offences that are brought to trial.

      Sexual Offences: Prosecutions

      To ask the Attorney General, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that more reports of rape, attempted rape and sexual offences end in prosecution.

  • Wales Office

    • Agriculture: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what discussions his Department has had with the Welsh Government on the potential effect on the farming industry in Wales of the UK leaving the EU...

    • Agriculture: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on the farming industry in Wales of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

      Wales Office: Catering

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, how much his Department spent on refreshments in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018.

      Wales Office: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what meetings his Department has had with Bristol City Council to discuss preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement.

      M4: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what discussions his Department is holding with the Welsh Government on the proposed M4 relief road.

      UK Shared Prosperity Fund: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, whether the Shared Prosperity Fund will be open to Welsh applications by 31 October 2019.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Social Security Benefits: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what proportion of people who appealed benefits decisions in Doncaster in the last 12 months were successful.

    • Youth Offending Teams: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will take steps to ensure a child psychologist is in place in every youth offending team.

      Prison Officers: Sick Leave

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prison officers were signed off work for mental health reasons in (a) publicly-managed and (b) privately-managed prisons in each of the last 10...

      Prison Officers: Sick Leave

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prison officers were signed off work with post-traumatic stress disorder in (a) publicly-managed and (b) privately-managed prisons in each of...

      Prison Officers: Early Retirement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prison officers took early retirement due to ill health in (a) publicly-managed and (b) privately-managed prisons in each of the last 10 years.

      Personal Independence Payment: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average waiting time is for a decision in the appeal stage of a personal independence payment application for those transferring from...

      Crimes of Violence: Sentencing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of reviewing the sentence guidelines for conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm.

      Prisoners: Veterans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 17 July 2019 to Question 276194, how many former armed service personnel who have declared their membership of those services...

      Ministry of Justice: ICT

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the effect of the Common Platform programme on access to justice.

      Magistrates Courts: ICT

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, for how long the Digital Markup system was in place for legal advisers and court associates in magistrates courts; what the cost was of implementing and...

      Administration of Justice: Artificial Intelligence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of the Law Society’s recommendation that the Government create (a) a statutory code of...

      Translation Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 15 July 2019 to Question 275723, whether his Department collects information on user satisfaction of translation services.

      Offenders: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the female offender strategy.

      Courts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps the Government is taking to activate the working group established by the then Lord Chief Justice and then Lord Chancellor in January 2016 to...

      Legal Aid Scheme: Terrorism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what legal aid is available to the families of victims of terrorist attacks.

      Ministry of Justice: Catering

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much his Department spent on refreshments in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018.

      Ministry of Justice: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2017.

      Prison Accommodation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to reduce the prison population.

      Probation: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many staff were employed by probation services in Wales in 2018.

      Probation: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much funding his Department allocated to probation services in each (a) nation and (b) region of the UK in 2018.

      Ministry of Justice: Computer Software

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many computers use the (a) Windows XP and (b) Windows 7 operating system in his Department.

      Probation: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many staff were employed by probation services in Wales in 2008.

      Probation: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to improve the provision of probation services in rural locations in Wales.

      Probation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average caseload was for probation service responsible officers in (a) Wales and (b) England in 2018.

      Sexual Offences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what progress has been made on the Government's review of the handling of rape and sexual violence cases across the criminal justice system; what...

      Legal Aid Scheme: Terrorism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment the Government has made of the potential merits of automatically providing legal aid funding for (a) coroner's inquests and (b) other...

      Marriage: Humanism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to grant legal recognition for humanist marriages in England and Wales.

      Children: Custody

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent steps he is taking to ensure the gender of a parent is not considered as a factor in custody cases.

      Children: Custody

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether he is taking steps to ensure that grandparents are ensured access to their grandchildren in custody cases.

      Ministry of Justice: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2018.

      Marriage: Humanism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment his Department has made of the implications for his policies of the All-Party Parliamentary Humanist Group's report, Any lawful...

      Rape: Prosecutions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent assessment he has made of change in the level of the rate of prosecution for rape.

      HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Reform

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to page 4 of the document entitled HM Courts & Tribunals Service Citizen User Experience Research, published in June 2018, which...

      Prosecutions: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps the Government is taking to (a) tackle the backlog of serious court cases in the West Midlands, (b) ensure the capacity of Crown Prosecution...

      Fixed Penalties

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether his Department plans to review Fixed Penalty Notices for Disorder and the length of time those notices remain on police records.

      Fixed Penalties: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether his Department has made an assessment of the effect on young people given Fixed Penalty Notices for disorder in their later life.

      Marriage: Humanism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether his Department has plans to extend legal recognition to humanist wedding ceremonies in England and Wales.

      Resomation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of allowing resomation, also known as water cremation, to be used as an alternative to flame...

      Prisons: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what use his Department has made of mindfulness-based therapy techniques in (a) improving well-being and (b) reducing recidivism in the prison population.

      Prisons: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what use his Department has made of mindfulness-based techniques for (a) reducing stress and (b) improving well-being among prison staff.

      Remand in Custody: Long Term Unemployed People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of placements for people on short-term remand that have been in long-term unemployment.

      Prisoners' Release: Community Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what plans his Department has further its co-operation with (a) churches and (b) prison ministries to help prisoners re assimilate into communities...

      Prisons

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to his Department’s press release of 9 November 2015, Prison building revolution announced by Chancellor and Justice Secretary...

      Prisons: Publications

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to increase the number of books available in prisons.

      Prisons: Publications

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of the Howard League for Penal Reform's review of access to books in prisons; and if he will make a...

      Magistrates' Courts: Tees Valley

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what meetings his Department has had with Teesside Magistrates Court on preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement.

      Offender Assessment System

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many and what proportion of prisoners in each prison have an up to date Offender Assessment System assessment.

      Remand in Custody: Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisoners remanded in custody were in employment in each prison in the financial year 2018-19.

      Ministry of Justice: Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 29 July 2019 to Question 280394 on Ministry of Justice: Contracts, whether his Department maintains a record of financial...

      Judiciary: Occupational Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many complaints on the administration of the Judicial Pensions Scheme by Xafinity Punter Southall have been made under the internal disputes...

      Judiciary: Occupational Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the total cost is to his Department of the administration of the Judicial Pensions Scheme by Xafinity Punter Southall in each year for which...

      Young Offender Institutions: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many safeguarding referrals to a local authority were made by each custodial institution holding children in each year since 2010.

      Young Offender Institutions: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what guidance his Department provides to custodial institutions holding children on when to make a safeguarding referral.

      Trials: Waiting Lists

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what were the (a) mean and (b) median waiting times in weeks for trials where the defendants entered a not guilty plea in each Crown Court in England...

      Trials: Homicide

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what were the (a) mean and (b) median waiting times in weeks for trials where the defendants entered a not guilty plea for a murder charge in each Crown...

      Prison Service: Industrial Health and Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 31 July 2019 to Question 277788 on Prison Service: Industrial Health and Safety, what steps his Department is taking to raise...

      Sentencing: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many women received an immediate custodial sentence for (a) less than six months and (b) six months or more in each of the four Police Force areas...

      Magistrates' Courts: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of magistrates courts closures on (a) waiting times for cases to be heard and (b) the frequency...

      Legal Aid Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent progress his Department has made in reviewing the legal aid means test.

      Crown Courts: Bradford

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 2 August 2019 to Question 277304 on Bradford Crown Court, for what reason the number of days from first listing to trial date...

      Police: Cameras

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will ensure that courts view any body worn footage available in cases (a) of assaulting an emergency worker and (b) involving a police officer...

      Remand in Custody

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, in (a) how many and (b) what proportion of cases involving common assault was a defendant remanded in custody prior to their trial in each year since 2013.

      Sentencing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, in what proportion of adjudications additional days were added to a prisoner's sentence; how many days were added and for what reasons, in each year...

      Prisons: Crimes of Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many and what proportion of assaults on prison staff resulted in a criminal conviction in each of the last five years.

      Prisons: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps the Government is taking to improve education in prisons.

      Dangerous Driving: Sentencing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether he plans to (a) create an offence of causing serious injury by careless driving and (b) increase the maximum penalties for causing death by...

      Fines: Surcharges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 17 May 2019 to Question 252551, Answer of 10 July 2019 to Question 273770 and Answer of 29 July 2019 to Question 280263, on...

      Sexual Offences: Victim Support Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps his Department is taking to decrease victim attrition rates in criminal cases of sexual assault and rape.

      Sexual Offences: Victim Support Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps his Department is taking to support survivors of (a) rape, (b) attempted rape and (c) sexual assault through the process of trial.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Electronic Government: Personal Records

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the effect on fair competition of the five Gov.UK Verify providers being able...

    • Electoral Register

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, when the Government plans to publish the draft Representation of the People (Annual Canvass) (Amendment)...

      Cabinet Office: Travel

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2018.

      Brexit

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what plans he has to publish civil service advice on the effect of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

      Government Departments: Telephone Systems

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether there is cross-departmental guidance on the use of number withheld phone numbers when contacting...

      Conflict, Stability and Security Fund

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answers of 25 July 2019 to Question 280367 and 17 July 2019 to Question 276193 and with...

      Death: Greater London

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the proportion of deaths that are premature in (a) London and (b) Hounslow Borough.

      Cabinet Office: Catering

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much his Department spent on refreshments in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018.

      Cabinet Office: Travel

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2017.

      Prime Minister: Travel

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much his Office spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2017.

      Cabinet Office: Credit Unions

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 23 July 2019 to Question 279360 on Cabinet Office: Credit Unions, what further steps...

      Proof of Identity: Internet

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to the Government press release New plans to make it safer for people to confirm their identity...

      Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will publish the (a) most up-to-date version of the 1 August 2019 Operation Yellowhammer document and...

      Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will publish all the steps taken by the Government to mitigate the effects of the UK leaving the EU...

      Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what effects of the UK leaving the EU without a deal cannot be mitigated; and what assessment he has made of...

      Business: Costs

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many businesses have annual employment costs of (a) £3-20 million, (b) £20-40 million and (c)...

      Cabinet Office: Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what meetings his Department has had with Bristol City Council to discuss preparations for the UK leaving the...

      Drugs: Poisoning

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to the Deaths related to drug poisoning by selected substance data published by the Office for...

      Prime Minister: Gifts and Endowments

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the estimated value is of all gifts given to the Prime Minister since July 2019.

      Cabinet Office: Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what meetings his Department has had with Leeds City Council to discuss preparations for the UK leaving the EU...

      Cabinet Office: Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what meetings his Department has had with Wirral Council to discuss preparations for the UK leaving the EU...

      Electoral Register

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent assessment he has made of the compatibility of software used by local authorities for electoral...

      Prime Minister: Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many leak enquiries are extant; when he expects them to be concluded; and if he will make a statement.

      Office for Tackling Injustices

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what progress has been made on establishing the Office for Tackling Injustices; and if he will make a statement.

      Race Disparity Audit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, if it is is policy to (a) maintain a racial disparity unit within his Department and (b) continue collating...

      Honours: Gender and Ethnic Groups

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for Cabinet Office, what data his Department collects on the (a) gender and (b) ethnicity of honours recipients.

      Dominic Cummings

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, under what authority Special Adviser Dominic Cummings has the ability to (a) hire and (b) dismiss staff from Government Departments.

      Government Departments: Living Wage

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to his oral answer of 25 July 2019, Official Report, column 1489, by what date will all (a) Departments and (b) Departments' contractors...

      Ministerial Policy Advisers: Powers

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether he plans to launch an inquiry into the scope of powers held by senior special advisers.

      Zero Hours Contracts

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent estimate he has made of the number of workers on zero-hours contracts.

      Databases

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 2 September 2019 to Question 276285, if she will outline the responsibilities of the chief data officer role; and when she...

      Electronic Government

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent communications he has had from each Gov.UK Verify provider on their continued participation in the...

      Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what his Department's three highest policy priorities are in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a...

      Cabinet Office: Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether his Department has provided advice to other Departments to prepare for the UK leaving the EU on 17...

      Food Supply: Ilford North

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the effect on food supplies in Ilford North constituency of the UK leaving the...

      Drugs: Ilford North

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the effect on supplies of medicines in Ilford North constituency of the UK...

      Business: Ilford North

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the economic effect on businesses in Ilford North constituency of the UK...

      Business: Ilford North

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the effect on businesses in the chemicals sector in Ilford North constituency...

      Holidays: EU Countries

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the effect on (a) UK and (b) Ilford North residents planning holidays in other...

      Long Term Unemployed People

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what reduction in long-term unemployment there has been in Woking constituency since May 2010.

      Job Creation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the number of jobs created in (a) Woking, (b) Surrey and (c) the UK since 2010.

      Suicide and Self-harm: Children

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the rates of (a) suicide and (b) self-harm among people aged 11 to 18 years old...

      Government Communication Service: Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps the Government Communications Service are taking to ensure that (a) transparency and (b) the values...

      Government Communication Service: Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps the Government Communication Service are taking to fact-check the content of Government...

      Government Departments: Living Wage

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will make it his policy to ensure that the London Living Wage is paid by all Government Departments and...

      Government Communication Service: Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps the Government Communications Service are taking to ensure (a) value for money from and (b)...

      Prime Minister: Living Wage

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether it is his policy to ensure that all staff within the Prime Minister's Office and its contractors are paid the London Living Wage.

      Electoral Register

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much the Government spent on encouraging people to register to vote in each year since 2010.

      Electoral Register

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of levels of expenditure on electoral registration measures...

      Electoral Register

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of (a) geography, (b) demography and (c) socioeconomic...

      Electoral Register

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent steps his Department has taken to encourage third sector organisations to help increase levels of...

      Electoral Register

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many and what proportion of people have received fixed penalty notices for failing to register on the...