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Written answers

Thursday, 26 September 2019

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Prison Officers: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what additional funding was allocated for the recruitment of additional prison officers his Department’s 2019-20 Main Estimate Memorandum.

    • Prison Officers: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 30 July 2019 to Question 280425, whether funding for the additional prison officers recruited is from (a) existing funding...

  • Department for International Development

    • Sudan: Overseas Aid

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what additional aid, if any, they have allocated for Sudan following the signing of the peace deal on 17 August; and what conditions they have placed on any (1)...

    • Sudan: Press Freedom

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans, if any, they have to support a free press in Sudan through the introduction of journalism training programmes.

      Sudan: Humanitarian Aid

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the South Kordofan and Blue Nile Coordination Unit's Humanitarian Update, August 2019.

      Unrwa

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether the work of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is in line with...

  • Leader of the House of Lords

    • Ministers: Correspondence

      To ask the Leader of the House what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the protocol governing the timeliness and appropriateness of ministerial responses to communications from...

    • Non-domestic Rating (Public Lavatories) Bill (HL)

      To ask the Leader of the House when they intend to proceed with the Non-Domestic Rating (Public Lavatories) Bill [HL]; and whether they will lay a carry-over motion for that bill before the end...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Pre-sentence Reports: Females

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many women sentenced in (1) the magistrates courts, and (2) the Crown Courts, in England and Wales did not have a pre-sentence report prepared for them in each...

    • Compulsorily Detained Psychiatric Patients: Prisons

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many times the courts in England and Wales used prison as a place of safety in each of the last five years.

      Prisoners: Females

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many women currently in prison are aged (1) under 21, (2) 21–30, (3) 31–35, (4) 36–40, (5) 41–50, (6) 51–60, and (7) over 60,...

  • Cabinet Office

    • Brexit

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the date of completion of the Cabinet Office Review, code-named Operation Yellowhammer, that was published in the Sunday Times on 18 August.

    • Prorogation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when the Prime Minister or Cabinet Secretary first discussed prorogation with Sir Edward Young, the Private Secretary to Her Majesty the Queen.

      Office for Tackling Injustices

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the formal remit of the new Office for Tackling Injustices; and what are its immediate priorities.

      Brexit

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether private email accounts, WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal or other encrypted services or email accounts have been used by special advisers, ministers or senior...

      Dominic Cummings

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Prime Minister and Cabinet Secretary have agreed to any exemptions for Dominic Cummings, Special Political Advisor to the Prime Minister, from the...

      Office of the Parliamentary Counsel: Public Records

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have for transferring to the National Archives the post-1945 files from the Office of the Parliamentary Counsel in the "AM" series.

  • Department for International Trade

    • Trade

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of a joint-letter from a group of worldwide business federations coordinated by the United States Chamber of Commerce warning...

    • Arms Trade: Saudi Arabia

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many export licences they have granted which approved the sale of arms to Saudi Arabia in 2019.

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