Written answers

Tuesday, 8 October 2019

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Hospitals: Admissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the most common cause of unplanned admissions to hospitals in England is; and what steps he is taking to reduce the need for those...

    • Out of Area Treatment: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the Government’s policy is for NHS England receiving patients from Wales for healthcare.

      Royal Liverpool Hospital: Genito-urinary Medicine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what representations he has received on the decision of Liverpool Royal Hospital to reduce treatment for patients located in Wales for...

      Diabetes: Medical Equipment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many flash glucose monitors and sensors were prescribed from 1 April 2019 to 30 September 2019 in each CCG area.

      Coeliac Disease: Prescriptions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of establishing a national gluten-free prescribing scheme for England to...

      Infectious Diseases: Climate Change

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has undertaken of the public health threats posed to the UK by climate change driven changes to...

      Climate Change: Epidemiology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of climate change on the adequacy of the level of national surveillance of...

      Mosquitoes: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what (a) the cost would be and (b) assessment her Department has made of the potential merits of extending the surveillance of invasive...

      MMR Vaccine: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what targeted action his Department is taking to increase the take up of the MMR vaccine in London.

      Heart Diseases: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that women receive the same standard of care as men during diagnosis, treatment and aftercare of heart...

      Heart Diseases: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to tackle the misconception that heart attacks do not happen to women among (a) doctors and (b) the public.

      West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust: Capital Investment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust has requested from his Department for capital building projects.

      Medical Records: Data Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he approved the practice of sharing patients’ identities with credit check firms to find overseas visitors who can be...

      Department of Health and Social Care: Written Questions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to answer Question 287926 tabled on 6 September 2019 by the hon. Member for the City of Chester.

      Patients: Transport

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans the Government has to review the eligibility criteria for NHS patient transport.

      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.

      Hepatitis: Screening

      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.

      Dornase Alfa

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has included the drug Dornase Alfa in the priority stockpiling list in the event that the UK leaves the EU without...

      Department of Health and Social Care: Chief Scientific Advisers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many meetings he had with his Department’s Chief Scientific Adviser from 1 June to 31 August 2019.

      Accident and Emergency Departments: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of patients that waited longer than four hours in A&E in (a) 2009-10 and (b) 2018-19.

      Hospitals: Waiting Lists

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of people on NHS waiting lists in England in (a) 2010 and (b) 2019.

      Department of Health and Social Care: Crispin Odey

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish (a) the outcome of all meetings and (b) all call logs between Ministers of his Department and Mr Crispin Odey.

      General Practitioners: Working Hours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what procedures are in place to record the number of patients offered (a) evening and (b) weekend appointments at GP surgeries.

      Medical Equipment: Prescriptions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy for NHS England to require (a) Clinical Commissioning Groups and (b) NHS trusts that have formularies which...

      Medical Equipment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent progress has been made on ensuring the smooth flow of medical devices in the event that the UK leaves the EU (a) with a deal...

      Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent research she has commissioned on the safety of (a) milk and (b) meat that enters the human food chain of cattle slaughtered...

      Hormone Replacement Therapy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate he has made of the number of women that did not receive Hormone Replacement Therapy as a result of shortages of...

      Eyesight: Testing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to reduce waiting times for eye care appointments.

      Catheters: Plastics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that NHS England's reduction of single-use plastics in healthcare do not prevent best practice in...

      Incontinence: Medical Equipment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the (a) terms of reference and (b) timeframe is for the National Bowel and Bladder Product trial undertaken by NHS England; and if...

      Incontinence: Medical Equipment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that the National Bowel and Bladder product trial undertaken by NHS England does not result in a...

      General Practitioners: Postnatal Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to implement the recommendation in the National Childbirth Trust's Hidden Half campaign to add a maternal...

      Bowel Cancer: Health Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent steps he has taken to increase public awareness of the symptoms of bowel cancer.

      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 the number of finished...

      Hormone Replacement Therapy: Gender Recognition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect on transgender people of the shortage of Hormone Replacement Therapy medication.

      Vaccination: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions his Department has had with (a) representatives of clinical commissioning groups and (b) families on increasing the...

      MMR Vaccine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has assessed the potential effect on public health of allowing children who have not received the MMR vaccine to...

      Vaccination: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to tackle (a) falling rates of childhood vaccination and (b) anti-vaccine misinformation.

      Department of Health and Social Care: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 24 September 2019 to Question 290332 on Department of Health and Social Care: Energy Supply, what initiatives...

      Cancer: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he has taken to ensure that medicines to treat cancer in children are available in the event that the UK leaves the EU without...

      Rare Cancers: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of the UK leaving the EU (a) with and (b) without a deal on access to EU clinical trials...

      European Reference Networks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has for maintaining access to (a) the European Reference Network on paediatric haemato-oncology and (b) other...

      Infectious Diseases: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what research funding his Department has allocated to the research on the treatment of vector borne diseases prevalent in the UK.

      Infectious Diseases: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the effectiveness of funding allocated by his Department to research on the (a) prevention and (b) cure...

      Cancer: Electricity and Mobile Phones

      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...

      GP Surgeries: Southampton

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure local surgeries in Southampton are not understaffed.

      Department of Health and Social Care: Jainism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will invite representatives of the Jain community to national events organised by his Department; and if he will make a statement.

      Health Services: York

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the median waiting time for (a) inpatient and (b) outpatient treatment was for patients in York in (i) May 2015 and (ii) May of each...

      York Hospital: Accident and Emergency Departments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the average waiting time was for treatment in the A&E department at York Hospital in each year since 2015.

      Domestic Accidents: York

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many falls (a) at home and (b) in total were recorded by health and social care providers in (i) York Central constituency and (ii)...

      Carers: York

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many family members looking after a relative at home were registered as carers with the local authority in (a) York Central...

      Mental Health: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidance his Department has issued to schools on children’s mental and emotional health.

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what (a) national and (b) localised schemes have been devised by his Department to improve Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services;...

      Drugs: Misuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to tackle substance abuse in (a) the City of York local authority, (b) Yorkshire and the Humber and...

      Asthma: Prescriptions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to add asthma to the list of long-term medical conditions that are exempt from prescription charges.

      Vaccination: North East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what lessons can be learnt from the higher rates of immunisation in the North East.

      Health Services: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that UK citizens living in the EU receive healthcare in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

      Health Services: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the letter to UK citizens residing in the EU from NHS Business Services Authority dated 23 September 2019, what...

      Malnutrition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of patients readmitted to hospital were diagnosed with malnutrition in the last 12 months.

      Hospitals: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to his Department's News story of 29 September 2019, New hospital building programme, what discussions his Department had...

      Degarelix

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure the continued supply of Degaralix for the treatment of patients with advanced prostate cancer.

      NHS: Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidance applies to commissioners of NHS services on disclosure of information during any contracting process.

      NHS Trusts: Subsidiary Companies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions his Department has held with HM Treasury on reductions in VAT resulting from the establishment of wholly-owned...

      NHS Trusts: Subsidiary Companies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many proposals to form new NHS wholly owned subsidiary companies have been assessed through the Addendum to the transactions guidance...

      Sevoflurane

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many hospitals use Sevoflurane anaesthetic gas; and what assessment the Government has made of the potential environmental benefits...

      Care Homes: Abuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the 67,500 allegations of mistreatment in care homes received by the Care Quality Commission in 2018, what steps the...

      Niraparib

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with Glaxo on the ovarian cancer drug Zejula.

      Cochlear Implants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when the new cochlear implant for deafness be available on the NHS.

      Health Services: Foreign Nationals

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

      Spina Bifida

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people have been diagnosed with spina bifida in each of the last three years.

      Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people have been diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis by (a) age and (b) gender in each of the last three years.

      Healthy Start Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to increase the uptake of Healthy Start vouchers.

      NHS: Amazon

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions his Department is having with Amazon to ensure that the health information to be made available through Alexa, announced...

      Speech and Language Therapy: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the report of the Children's Commissioner entitled We need to talk: Access to speech and language therapy, published in...

      Hospitals: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the criteria on which the choice of the 40 hospitals for renovation as part of his recent capital announcement was based.

      Large Loop Excision of the Transformation Zone

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many women underwent a loop electrosurgical excision procedure in the NHS in 2018.

      Cervical Incompetence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the number of women with incompetent cervix condition.

      Cervical Incompetence: Childbirth

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many premature births linked to incompetent cervix condition were recorded in 2018.

      Sepsis: Babies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress (a) his Department and (b) the NHS has made since February 2017 on preventing and reducing neonatal sepsis.

      General Practitioners: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to (a) recruit and (b) retain GPs.

      Brain: Injuries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an estimate of the number of cases where children who have experienced potentially irreversible brain injury have been...

      Brain: Injuries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the regional consistency of treatment where children who have experienced potentially irreversible brain...

      Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, in what capacity NHS Improvement gave advice to the Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust between June 2019 and September...

      Mental Health Services: Veterans

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

      Hospitals: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to his Department's News story, New hospital building programme, published on 29 September 2019, what criteria his...

      NHS Trusts: Mergers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of services are retained in each hospital following mergers in NHS Trusts in England in each year since 2015.

      Cervical Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to reduce waiting times for cervical screening test results.

      Hepatitis: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to improve the detection of hepatitis B and C.

      Cancer: Mortality Rates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the mortality rate was for people under 75 years of age with cancer in each of the last three years.

      NHS: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the availability of medicines in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

      Department of Health and Social Care: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the Government's worst case contingency plans related to his remit on the UK's withdrawal from the EU.

      Parkinson's Disease: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions his Department has had with health bodies on the findings of recent clinical trials for Terazosin and its potential...

      Montelukast: Side Effects

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of reports that doctors have been advised to warn asthma patients using the drug Montelukast of potential...

      Stargardt's Disease

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people were diagnosed with Stargardt Disease in the last five years.

      Glaucoma: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to make the biodegradable implant that replaces eye drops for glaucoma available on the NHS.

      Bowel Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent steps he has taken to improve diagnostic rates of the NHS bowel cancer test.

      Lyme Disease

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to improve the (a) diagnosis and (b) treatment of Lyme disease caused by tick bite.

      Gynaecology: Surveys

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the methodological adequacy of the October 2019 Outpatient Hysteroscopy Survey being conducted by the...

      Gynaecology: Surveys

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, (a) which patient groups were consulted and (b) what other patient involvement there was during the design of the October 2019 Outpatient...

      Asbestos: Diseases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that the most effective drugs for treating asbestos-related disease are available on the NHS.

      Fertility: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups offer IVF and other fertility treatments to single women; and how much was spent on such...

      Children: Mental Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of trends in the number of children being given (a) therapy and (b) psychiatric medication for...

      Children: Social Media

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect on children’s mental health of anonymous abuse and threats made on social media platforms.

      NHS: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of reported customs delays at East Midlands airport on the delivery of category 1...

      NHS: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of the UK leaving the EU on the cost of procuring equipment in the NHS.

      Bedford Hospital: Luton and Dunstable Hospital

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the planned merger of Bedford Hospital and Luton and Dunstable Hospital, if he will maintain the current level of...

      Mental Illness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to support local authorities in managing the increase in mental ill health.

      Vasa Praevia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of cases of Vasa Praevia in expectant mothers in the last year for which figures are available;...

      Vasa Praevia: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to introduce routine screening in pregnancy for Vasa Praevia.

      Breast Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of extending provision of genetic testing to all people diagnosed with breast...

      Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust: Experian

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of individuals being subject to credit checking by Experian at Greenwich and Lewisham NHS trust.

      Health Professions: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) nurses, (b) doctors and (c) allied healthcare professions in the NHS receive an annual salary of less than £30,000.

      Hospital Wards: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of NHS trusts' compliance with NHS Improvement guidance on safe staffing levels for children and young...

      Health Services: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidance his department has issued to British citizens living in the EU on how to access heathcare after the UK leaves the EU.

      Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect on testing timeframes of changes being made to the provision of molecular pathology testing in...

      Doctors: Surrey

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many doctors there were in hospitals in Surrey in the latest period for which figures are available.

      General Practitioners: Rural Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress his Department has made on recruiting additional GPs in rural locations.

      General Practitioners: Surrey

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to maintain the level of out-of-hours GP cover in Surrey.

      Health Services: Reciprocal Arrangements

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the EHIC system will be continued or replaced after the UK leaves the EU.

      Emigration: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to continue funding the Family Restoration Fund for former child migrants following the end of the current...

  • Prime Minister

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Social Security Benefits: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what documentation officials in Job Centres have been instructed to accept as proof of (a) settled status and (b) pre-settled status for EU...

    • 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...

      Children: Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many times the Child Maintenance Service has registered the child maintenance debt of a non-resident parent with credit rating agencies in...

      Social Security Benefits: Glasgow

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many advance benefit payments have been made to people in Glasgow in each month between April 2019 to August 2019; and if she will make a...

      Food Banks: Glasgow South West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether she plans to visit a food bank in Glasgow South West constituency in October 2019; and if she will make a statement.

      Social Security Benefits: Suicide

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many inquests relating to benefits claimants who have ended their life by suicide her Department has submitted evidence to since 2013; and...

      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...

      Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when the findings of the video recording pilot for personal independence payments assessments will be made available.

      Independent Case Examiner

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

      Employment: Older Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent steps her Department has taken to increase access to employment for people aged over 50.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether the information provided in the Benefit Overpayment Recovery Guide Appendix 4, that fines have a maximum deduction rate of...

      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...

      Children: Disadvantaged

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of ensuring that data held by her Department that would qualify a person's child for free...

      Access to Work Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what training on the Access to Work scheme is provided to work coaches or advisors who support disabled young people receiving employment and...

      Job Centres: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many job centres have closed in each constituency in each year between 2010 and the most recent year for which figures are available.

      Department for Work and Pensions: Chief Scientific Advisers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many meetings she had with her Department’s Chief Scientific Adviser from 1 June to 31 August 2019.

      Department for Work and Pensions: Crispin Odey

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will publish (a) the outcome of all meetings and (b) all call logs between Ministers of her Department and Mr Crispin Odey.

      Social Security Benefits: Advisory Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans she has to permit implied consent for benefit advisers, as well as Members of Parliament, as recommended by the Social Security...

      Department for Work and Pensions: Jainism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will invite representatives of the Jain community to national events organised by her Department; and if she will make a statement.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent estimate she has made of the number of (a) delays and (b) errors in universal credit awards as a result of (ii) inaccurate in Real...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 30 September to Question 290673 on Universal Credit, whether a reduction in the monthly repayments of a court fine...

      Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of coordinating assessments for claimants applying for universal credit and personal...

      Personal Independence Payment: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the cost was to her Department of personal independence payment appeals which over-turned the decision of her Department over the last 12...

      Welfare Assistance Schemes: Families and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what support her Department provides to local authorities to ensure the provision of (a) local welfare assistance and (b) other services to...

      Universal Credit: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment she has made of the effect of the time taken for universal credit payments to be made to claimants on trends in the...

      Pension Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that information relating to Pension Credit eligibility is accessible to people who are classed...

      Occupational Pensions: Erith and Thamesmead

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

      Occupational Pensions: Northampton South

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

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussions her Department has had with social landlords on rent arrears caused by the time between a claimant’s universal credit...

      Occupational Pensions: Shipley

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

      Welfare Assistance Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment her Department has made of the effect of the decision to abolish the Discretionary Social Fund and replace it with local...

      Child Maintenance Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether the Child Maintenance Service holds data on the number of active cases managed by that service by Parliamentary constituency.

      Thomas Cook: Insolvency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking to provide pension protection for Thomas Cook staff.

      Access to Work Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many Access to Work applications were (a) made and (b) successful in (i) England, (ii) Wales and (iii) Scotland in (A) 2016-17, (B)...

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether the Scottish Government has requested that her Department administer the new Scottish child payment and; and what estimate she has...

      State Retirement Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect of the 2016 changes to the state pension system on the household income of people who have been...

      Occupational Pensions: Dunfermline and West Fife

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

      Occupational Pensions: Carshalton and Wallington

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

      Plumbing and Mechanical Services (UK) Industry Pension Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will make an assessment of the effect of Section 75 debt notification letters issued from the Plumbing and Mechanical Services (UK)...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will make an estimate of the cost of increasing the child element of the universal credit payment by (a) £10 a week and (b) 70 per...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the most recent annual estimate is of the cost of ending the two child limit for universal credit between now and 2033/34.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when her Department plans to respond to the letter of 2 September 2019 from the hon. member for Glasgow Central addressed to the Minister for...

      Personal Independence Payment: Epilepsy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people with a primary condition of epilepsy who receive personal independence payments that are in receipt of the mobility component.

      Employment: Autism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the oral contribution of the Minister for Disabled People of 2 July 2019, Official Report column 1180, what the outcome is...

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people receiving personal independence payments are in receipt of both the mobility and daily living components.

      Employment and Support Allowance and Jobseeker's Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether Jobcentre staff receive training to identify when a new claimant would be entitled to new-style employment and support allowance or...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether universal credit claimants who are eligible for (a) new style employment and support allowance and (b) new style jobseeker's allowance...

      Occupational Pensions: Newport West

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

  • Home Office

    • Disclosure and Barring Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to page 1 of the letter from the Cabinet Secretary of 10 April 2019 to the Public Accounts Committee inquiry on Disclosure...

    • South Wales Police: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Prime Minister's statement of 24 July 2019, how many of the 20,000 new police officers will be recruited by South...

      Police: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the number of additional police officers required in (a) Newport West and (b) Wales to reduce the level of...

      Crimes of Violence: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the recommendations from the Home Affairs Select Committee in its report entitled Serious violence, HC 1016, published 31...

      Police: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what effect funding 20,000 additional police officers will have on the Scottish Government's block grant.

      Orgreave

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she plans to hold a public inquiry into the police operation at Orgreave on 18 June 1984.

      Offences against Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she plans to publish an update to the Tackling child sexual exploitation: progress report published on 16 February 2017.

      Offences against Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department has (a) geographically mapped the prevalence of different methodologies for perpetrating child sexual abuse in the UK...

      Police Federation of England and Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she next plans to meet with the Chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales.

      Crime Prevention: Publicity

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how the effectiveness of the knife free campaign messaging on chicken boxes will be measured.

      Metropolitan Police: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many of the additional police officers will be recruited (a) to the Metropolitan Police and (b) to work in Southwark.

      Immigration: EEA Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department has taken for EEA nationals’ settlement status to be verified by border officials after the UK exits the EU...

      Personation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate he has made of the number of reports of identity theft and fraud made to Action Fraud which were not recorded as crimes in...

      Home Office: Energy Supply

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, which provider supplies energy to his Department; how much CO2 was emitted through his Department’s energy consumption in the latest...

      Immigration Controls: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, wnat documentation officials at the border have been instructed to accept as proof of (a) settled status and (b) pre-settled status for EU...

      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...

      City of London Police: Action Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the management of Action Fraud by the City of London Police.

      Care Homes: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what information her Department holds on the number of times police forces in England have been called to children's homes.

      Offensive Weapons Act 2019

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 9 September 2019 to Question 285406 on Offensive Weapons Act 2019, what additional resources he plans to provide...

      Schools: Fire Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans she has to make the Fire and Rescue Services and other approved fire inspectors aware of their duties to ensure that school...

      British National (Overseas)

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many British National (Overseas) passports issued to people from Hong Kong remain valid.

      Immigration Controls: Sudan

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps he has taken since 14 August 2019 to ensure that human rights violators from Sudan do not enter the UK.

      Agriculture: Seasonal Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will not impose any restrictions on the number of seasonal agricultural workers coming to Scotland.

      Law Enforcement Data Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to Operation Yellowhammer HMG Reasonable Worst Case Planning Assumptions paragraph 10, what steps her Department is taking to...

      Police: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much the Government plans to spend on the Be a Force for All campaign via (a) websites, (b) newspapers, (c) television, (d) search...

      Police: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, which companies have been awarded contracts to run the websites for the Be a Force for All police recruitment campaign; how much was...

      Domestic Abuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether he has plans to bring forward legislative proposals on Domestic Abuse in autumn 2019.

      Police: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for what reason the websites (a) www.joiningthepolice.co.uk and (b) www.policenow.org.uk do not use gov.uk.

      Police: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she has taken to ensure that the Be a Force for All campaign complies with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR); and...

      Visas: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that visa-free travel is maintained between the UK and the EU for short visits to work in the...

      Action Fraud: Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the average time it takes for Action Fraud call centre operators to answer calls from the public; and what is...

      Knives: Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what information her Department holds in relation to perpetrators of crimes using sharp objects and (a) time spent in Pupil Referral Units,...

      Fraud: Internet

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she has taken to tackle the threat of online personal scams to vulnerable people.

      Police: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many human rights advisors are employed by police forces in England and Wales.

      Immigration: Windrush Generation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much has been spent advertising and promoting the Windrush Compensation Scheme in (a) Romsey and Southampton North and (b) nationally.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will publish research undertaken to identify target audiences prior to launching the #knifefree campaign on fast food containers.

      Proceeds of Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what type of costs are incurred by the public purse when dealing with assets seized by the NCA.

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Government plans to apply restrictions on access to (a) social security and (b) health services to non-UK EU citizens (i)...

      Human Trafficking: Victim Support Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to announce her Department's policy on support for survivors of modern trafficking who have received a positive conclusive...

      Human Trafficking: Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will introduce a new immigration status of survivor of modern slavery for people who have received a positive conclusive grounds...

      Fire Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to increase wildfire resilience in the UK.

      Agriculture: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to ensure the poultry meat sector has access to the labour it needs in any future scenario.

      Asylum: Finance

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

      Asylum: Travel

      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...

      Undocumented Migrants

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the (a) number of illegal migrants who have entered the UK by crossing the English Channel and (b) proportion...

      Domestic Abuse: Discrimination

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to ensure equal protection for all domestic abuse survivors by upholding the non-discrimination principle in...

      Civil Disorder

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 30 September 2019 to Question 290705 on Civil Disorder, on what dates Ministers of her Department have met with...

      Home Office: Crispin Odey

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will publish (a) the outcome of all meetings and (b) all call logs between Ministers of her Department and Mr Crispin Odey.

      Retail Trade: Crimes of Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps is he taking to strengthen protections for shop workers that face (a) abusive, (b) threatening and (c) violent behaviour.

      Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many organisations receive funding from his Department through the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund.

      Electronic Government: Data Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will publish the Memorandum of Understanding sent by the Cabinet Office to his Department on the sharing of GOV.UK user data with the...

      Seasonal Workers: Pilot Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many applications made to the seasonal workers pilot scheme were (a) successful and (b) unsuccessful.

      Jon Wedger

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department has taken to investigate allegations made by whistleblower Jon Wedger against the Metropolitan Police.

      Police: Road Traffic Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what preparations her Department for policing operations in relation to traffic management in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

      Knives: Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of trends in the level of knife crime in (a) Slough constituency and (b) the UK.

      European Institute of Human Sciences: Proscribed Organisations

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department has assessed potential links between the European Institute for Human Sciences and proscribed organisations.

      Police: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when forces will be told of the allocation of funding in order to recruit 6,000 additional officers.

      National Policing Board

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how times the National Policing Board has met in the last year.

      Burglary Task Force

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Burglary Taskforce has met since its first meeting on 29 April 2019.

      Social Media: Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police staff and officers are working on the Government funded social media hub to tackle violent content online; and what the...

      A34

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the effects of Operation Snow Bunting planning on the A34 in (a) Oxfordshire and (b) other counties.

      Home Office: Ethnic Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many and what proportion of staff who applied for promotion within her Department from 1 September 2018 to 1 September 2019 and who...

      North Yorkshire Police Authority: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much her Department allocated to North Yorkshire Police Authority in each financial year since 2010-11.

      Crime: York

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many offences of (a) crime related to vehicles, (b) burglary of a dwelling, (c) other burglary, (d) criminal damage, (e) theft, (f)...

      Children in Care: Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the (a) Howard League for Penal Reform's publication of 8 July 2018, Know your numbers: using data to monitor and address...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many full-time equivalent staff are employed to work on the EU Settled Status Scheme.

      Police

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police officers have been put on standby for redeployment for mutual aid from (a) South Wales Police, (b) Greater Manchester...

      Domestic Abuse: Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to help people over the age of 60 experiencing domestic abuse.

      Asylum

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking with her counterparts in EU Member States to help ensure that take charge requests are submitted to the UK before...

      Antisocial Behaviour

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 10 October 2019 to Question 257770 on Antisocial Behaviour, what recent assessment she has made of the level of...

      Police: Recuitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Government's plans to recruit 20,000 new police officers, how many new officers will be will be deployed in (a) Surrey...

      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: Retirement

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the number of police officers expected to retire in the next three years.

      Fire and Rescue Services: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to provide suppression and prevention training on wildfires for the Fire and Rescue Service.

      Immigration: Families

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she plans to extend Family Immigration Rules for Dependant Relatives to include British Citizens intending to return to the UK with...

  • Treasury

    • Tax Avoidance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to ensure the impartiality of the leader of the inquiry into loan charge schemes.

    • Taxation: USA

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent representations he has made to his counterpart in the US Administration on the creation of accidental Americans through the US Foreign Account...

      Insolvency

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions his officials had with the Insolvency Service on the draft Finance Bill 2019-20 prior to its publication on 11 July 2019; and whether...

      Employment: Taxation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect of the roll-out of the off-payroll rules on levels of UK contracting roles.

      Treasury: Jainism

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will invite representatives of the Jain community to national events organised by his Department; and if he will make a statement.

      Fossil Fuels: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of reviewing reduced VAT on heating fuels deriving from fossil fuels.

      Tax Avoidance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of taxpayers working for a single employer under a Loan Charge scheme who would not have had the choice of being...

      Fuels: Excise Duties

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate his Department has made of the total revenue the public purse has forgone due to the freeze in fuel duty since 2011.

      Productivity

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what proportion of productivity growth can be attributed to financial technology in the last five years.

      Income Tax: Tax Rates and Bands

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of rises in income tax thresholds on income distribution in the last 10 years.

      Service Industries: Non-domestic Rates

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of the application of state aid rules to business rates on the hospitality sector.

      Non-domestic Rates: Appeals

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the business rates appeal system Check, Challenge, Appeal.

      Valuation Office Agency: Finance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of the level of funding for the Valuation Office Agency in order to ensure that it is able to...

      Tax Avoidance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to revise the current duty collection arrangements on post duty point dilution tax avoidance.

      Spirits: Excise Duties

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to reduce the rate of duty on spirits distilled by smaller distilleries in the UK.

      Solar Power: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answers of 3 October 2019 to Questions 292302 and 292304, what the evidential basis is for the conclusion that VAT changes to materials...

      Equitable Life Assurance Society: Compensation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will issue guidance on the recourse available to people in Crewe and Nantwich constituency who have either not been paid out for Equitable Life or...

      Private Rented Housing: Taxation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent estimate he has made of the gap between tax owed and tax paid by private landlords.

      Inflation and Pay

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what comparative assessment he has made of rates of wage growth and inflation.

      Borders: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will publish the detailed planning assumptions of the Border Delivery Group for each month since January 2019.

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Charities: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when she plans to appoint a Principal Regulator for Exempt Charities using the community benefit society legal form; and if...

    • Sports: Plastics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment her Department has made of the role of major sporting and cultural events in the elimination of single use...

      Visual Impairment: Electronic Publishing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment she has made of the benefits of e-readers and other digital reading materials to partially sighted or blind...

      Youth Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 10 June 2019 to Question 260670 on Youth Services and with reference to her Department's...

      Eating Disorders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment his Department has made of the effect on levels of (a) bulimia and (b) anorexia nervosa of the...

      Local Broadcasting: Radio

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of allowing Ofcom to protect local radio news services from reductions by...

      Motor Sports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans he has to increase support for motor sports in the UK; and if he will make a statement.

      Business: Data Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what estimate her Department has made of the number of data flow contractual clauses which will need to be arranged by...

      Electronic Government: Proof of Identity

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent communications he has received from each Gov.UK Verify provider on their continued participation...

      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.

      Technology: Conferences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the Prime Minister's speech at the United Nations on 24 September 2019, what (a) plans she has made and (b)...

      Digital Technology: Procurement

      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...

      5G

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps she is taking to introduce safety tests on the proposed 5G pilot projects.

      Internet: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps the Government is taking to (a) ensure that young people are only able to access age appropriate internet and...

      Democracy: Innovation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when she plans to respond to the invitation of 17 June 2019 from the all-party Parliamentary group on deliberative democracy...

      Gambling: Video Games

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps she is taking to support research into the effects of gambling-like mechanics in video games on (a) young and (b)...

      Tourism: North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps her Department is taking to increase tourism in the North West.

      Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Chief Scientific Advisers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many meetings she had with her Department’s Chief Scientific Adviser from 1 June to 31 August 2019.

      Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Crispin Odey

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if she will publish (a) the outcome of all meetings and (b) all call logs between Ministers of her Department and Mr Crispin Odey.

      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 2017.

      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 2018.

      Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Official Hospitality

      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.

      Football: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how much funding her Department has allocated to Powerchair Football in each of the last five years.

      China Global Television Network

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when Ofcom is expected to report on its investigation of whether CGTN's coverage of Hong Kong protests broke broadcasting rules.

      Social Media: Codes of Practice

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, which social media companies have signed up to the Government code of conduct for social media platforms.

      Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Jainism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if she will invite representatives of the Jain community to national events organised by her Department; and if she will make...

      Political Parties: Advertising

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

      Mass Media: Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if she will introduce independent regulation of the media to protect people from invasive and unethical journalism.

      Charities: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment her Department has made of trends in the level of remuneration for chief executives in the charity sector in...

      Databases: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how much funding her Department has allocated to the (a) creation and (b) implementation of the Government Data Strategy.

      Voluntary Work: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many people have participated in the National Citizen Service in each local authority area in Surrey in each of the last...

      Disinformation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps her Department is taking to tackle the circulation of fake content online.

      Twitter: Disinformation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions her Department is having with Twitter on tackling fake Twitter accounts.

      Third Sector

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps her Department is taking to support volunteers in the third sector.

      Service Industries: Non-domestic Rates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions she has had with representatives from the hospitality sector on the effect of business rates on that...

      Tourism: Gardens

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when she plans to respond to the recommendations made by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee in its Fourteenth...

      Mass Media: Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if she will include regulation of news publishers in her legislative proposals on online harms.

      Internet: Abuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps her Department is taking to tackle anonymous abuse and threats on online platforms such as Twitter.

      Social Media

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans she has to prevent people from establishing anonymous platforms on social media.

      Social Media: Abuse and Intimidation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions she has had with representatives from social media platforms on anonymous abuse and threats on those platforms.

      Social Media

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps her Department is taking to tackle (a) racism, (b) abuse and (c) threats on social media platforms.

      Social Media: Abuse and Intimidation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment her Department has made of the effectiveness of online social media platforms in dealing with abuse and...

      Internet: Advertising

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the oral statement of her predecessor of 12 February 2019, Official Report, column 773, for what reasons the...

      Charitable Trusts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps her Department is taking to encourage more (a) female, (b) BAME and (c) working class people to become charity trustees.

      Charitable Trusts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what information her Department holds on the number and proportion of (a) female, (b) BAME and (c) working class charity trustees.

      Social Media: Harassment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on anonymous abuse and threats on (a) Twitter and (b) other online...

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Ceramics: Staffordshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent steps she has taken to ensure that ceramics companies in North Staffordshire are able to avoid delays in...

    • 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 the potential effect on car...

      Natural Gas: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans she has to amend the Gas Safety (Management) Regulations 1996 to enable more than 0.1 per cent hydrogen in...

      Natural Gas: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if she will make an assessment of the potential merits of replacing the Gas Safety (Management) Regulations 1996 with...

      Energy Performance Certificates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans she has to undertake a review of Energy Performance Certificates to ensure that they include the potential...

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Secondment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many staff in her Department are on secondment from private sector companies in the petroleum industry; and if she...

      Fiddler's Ferry Power Station

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the (a) generation capacity and (b) estimated decommissioning date for Fiddler’s Ferry GT Power Station is.

      Ratcliffe Power Station

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the (a) generation capacity and (b) estimated decommissioning date for Ratcliffe GT Power Station is.

      Business: Garston and Halewood

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment she has made of the effect of leaving the EU without a deal on the availability of jobs in a) the...

      Electricity Generation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to Operation Yellowhammer: HMG Reasonable Worst Case Planning Assumptions paragraph 5, what steps her...

      Energy: Meters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps she is taking to help ensure households who (a) don't want and (b) are unable to have a smart meter...

      Animal Experiments: Dogs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the report entitled, Attitudes to Animal Research 2018 published in May 2019, what her policy is on...

      Electricity Generation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how the Government plans to meet the projected shortfall in electricity supply by 2050 while achieving net...

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Crispin Odey

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if she will publish (a) the outcome of all meetings and (b) all call logs between Ministers of her Department and Mr...

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Chief Scientific Advisers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many meetings she had with her Department’s Chief Scientific Adviser from 1 June 2019 to 31 August 2019.

      Renewable Energy: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many tonnes of carbon dioxide were displaced by renewable (a) electricity and (b) heat generation in (i) the UK,...

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Jainism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if she will invite representatives of the Jain community to national events organised by her Department; and if she...

      Sanitary Products: Plastics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent discussions she has had with feminine hygiene manufactures on the removal of plastics from all...

      Electric Vehicles: Charging Points

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps she is taking (a) to improve the time taken to allocate grants under the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme...

      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...

      Solar Power: Statistics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that Ofgem is able to collate accurate data on the installation of solar...

      Fuel Poverty

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many households were in fuel poverty in the UK in 2018.

      Retail Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent steps her Department has taken to support high street retailers.

      Wind Power: Seas and Oceans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if she will list the offshore wind farm constraint payments made by the National Grid Electricity Systems Operator in...

      Wind Power: Subsidies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the average subsidy payment per megawatt hour of energy produced was to (a) onshore and (b) offshore wind...

      Electricity: Storage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when she plans to respond to her Department's consultation on proposals regarding the planning system for electricity...

      Post Offices: Burglary

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many (a) break-ins and (b) robberies at Post Offices there have been in (a) Scotland, (b) Wales, (c) Northern...

      Manufacturing Industries: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions her Department has had with Manufacturing Northern Ireland on preparations for (a) the UK leaving the...

      Business

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what impact assessment has been prepared by her Department (a) from 1 January 2018 to 23 July 2019 and (b) since 23...

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Smallholdings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many local authorities have sold off (a) all and (b) more than 50 per cent of council smallholdings since 1997.

    • Social Rented Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether he plans to set a delivery target and an investment plan to support that target for social rent homes.

      Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Public Consultation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, which of his Department's consultations have not been (a) completed and (b) analysed and responded to; and on what...

      Social Services: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to paragraph 2.11 of Spending Round 2019, how the £1 billion in funding for social care will be...

      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...

      Help to Buy Scheme: Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will publish the (a) projected annual net costs of Help to Buy from its inception until 2021-22 as set out in...

      Empty Property: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what recent estimate he has made of the number of empty homes in (a) the West Midlands region, (b) City of...

      Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to the fires at Samuel Garside House in Barking Riverside, Beechmere retirement complex in Crewe and...

      Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, for what reason all leaseholders of buildings with Aluminium Composite Cladding must sign a State Aid Declaration for...

      High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the of Answer 23 July 2019 to Question 279062 on Buildings: Insulation, whether any burning had begun in...

      Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether his Department plans to conduct further large-scale fire safety tests on High Pressure Laminate Cladding.

      Housing: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps the Department is taking to promote the building of (a) passive houses and (b) eco-homes.

      Households: Rents

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what recent assessment his Department has made of rent levels on household income.

      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: Complaints

      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: Access

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will (a) implement the recommendation of housing association Habinteg and make accessible and adaptable (M4(2)...

      Housing Associations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of providing councils with the power to manage properties...

      Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to his Department's data release entitled, Building Safety Programme: Monthly Data Release for August...

      Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to his Department's data release entitled, Building Safety Programme: Monthly Data Release for August...

      Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to his Department's data release entitled, Building Safety Programme: Monthly Data Release for August...

      High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, who should bear the cost of remedial fire safety work such as fireproofing in a block of flats owned by a Housing...

      Buildings: Fire Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if his Department will make an assessment of the potential merits of establishing a national buildings register of all...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, for what reason Ministers of his Department are unable to comment on specific buildings with cladding issues raised in...

      Housing: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the number of homes in England that have been valued at £0 because surveyors could...

      Housing: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps the Government has taken to reduce carbon emissions in the housing sector.

      Housing: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans the Government has to reduce carbon emissions in the housing sector.

      Affordable Housing and Social Rented Housing: North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans his Department has to increase the provision of (a) affordable and (b) social housing in (i) the North...

      Help to Buy Scheme: North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many homes have been purchased through the Help to Buy scheme in (a) the North West, (b) Merseyside and (c)...

      Affordable Housing: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will re-establish dedicated funding programmes for local authorities and housing providers to create affordable...

      Private Rented Housing: Electrical Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, when he plans to bring forward secondary legislation to implement mandatory electrical safety checks for the private...

      Housing: Empty Property

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how his Department identifies long-term empty homes; and how many long-term empty homes there were in England in each...

      Social Rented Housing: Electrical Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of bringing forward legislative proposals to introduce mandatory...

      Community Housing Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will extend the Community Housing Fund to beyond March 2020; and if he will make a statement.

      Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Chief Scientific Advisers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many meetings he had with his Department’s Chief Scientific Adviser from 1 June to 31 August 2019.

      Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Crispin Odey

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will publish (a) the outcome of all meetings and (b) all call logs between Ministers of his Department and Mr...

      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.

      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.

      Affordable Housing: South Gloucestershire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to ensure that the revised Joint Spatial Plan for South Gloucestershire will not effect the...

      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...

      Housing: Ombudsman Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, when the new homes ombudsman will be appointed.

      Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Jainism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will invite representatives of the Jain community to national events organised by his Department; and if he will...

      National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 9 September to Question 286103 on Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre, if he will name...

      National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 31 July to Question 280921 on National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service, which...

      National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 31 July to Question 280917 on National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service, for...

      National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what the terms of reference were for the CBRE’s search for potential sites for the Holocaust Memorial and...

      National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 31 July to Question 280917 on National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service, how...

      National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 4 July to Question 270267 on National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service, for...

      National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 31 July to Question 280917 on National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service, how...

      National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 31 July 2019 to Question 280920 on National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service,...

      National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 31 July to Question 280914 on National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service, if he...

      National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answers of 15 and 31 July 2019 to Questions 274442 and 280922 on National Holocaust Memorial Centre...

      National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will make an estimate of the proportion of lawn area in Victoria Tower Gardens which will be taken for the...

      National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will make it his policy not to introduce security checks for visitors to Victoria Tower Gardens other than...

      National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will publish the criteria used by his Department to determine that up to 75.5 per cent of the cost of...

      Mass Media: Muslims

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to the Integrated Communities Action Plan published in February 2019, whether his Department has...

      Welfare Assistance Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether his Department is responsible for allocating funding for local welfare assistance schemes.

      Derelict Land

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what recent discussions he has had with developers to encourage them to build on brownfield sites.

      Owner Occupation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what the proportion of home ownership was in (a) England, (b) Surrey and (c) Woking constituency in each of the last...

      Parking: Codes of Practice

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, when he plans to publish the new Code of Practice for parking in England, Wales, and Scotland.

      Religious Hatred: Islam

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps the Government is taking to tackle Islamophobia.

      Leasehold

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans he has to provide assistance to leaseholders who were misled on property purchases.

      Planning Permission: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the effect of TerraQuest Ltd's partnership with his Department to run the planning...

      Housing: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps the Government is taking to increase the rate of housebuilding.

      Housing: Domestic Abuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to his Department's consultation on Domestic abuse services: future delivery of support to victims and...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Ministry of Defence: Crispin Odey

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will publish (a) the outcome of all meetings and (b) all call logs between Ministers of his Department and Mr Crispin Odey.

    • International Military Services: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, for what reasons IMS Ltd changed its auditors in 2016 after 30 years alongside the implementation date of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

      International Military Services: Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, for what reasons IMS Ltd paid a dividend of £5 million in 2010 to the Secretary of State for Defence; and for what purposes that money was used.

      Armed Forces: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to recruit and retain service personnel.

      Defence: Manufacturing Industries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to maintain the capabilities of UK defence manufacturing.

      Armed Forces: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he is taking to ensure the safety of recruits undertaking physical training courses.

      Armed Forces: Sick Leave

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he has made of level of sickness absence among women in the armed forces in the latest period for which figures are available.

      Yemen: Military Intervention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when his Department was informed that the Saudi Arabian land forces had been deployed to Yemen.

  • Scotland Office

    • Cash Dispensing: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on ensuring that people are able to access free-to-use cash machines throughout...

    • Public Sector: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what recent assessment his Department has made of public satisfaction with public services in Scotland.

      Occupational Pensions: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Department for Work and Pensions on the effect of section 75 of the Pensions Act 1995 on...

  • Department for International Trade

    • Arms Trade: Saudi Arabia

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, with reference to her letter dated 16 September 2019 to the Chair of the Committees on Arms Export Controls, how the breaches of the...

    • Department for International Trade: Chief Scientific Advisers

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many meetings she had with her Department’s Chief Scientific Adviser from 1 June to 31 August 2019.

      Overseas Investment: Brazil

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether she plans to bring forward legislative proposals to ensure that UK companies investing in Brazil do not contribute to deforestation...

      Department for International Trade: Jainism

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, if she will invite representatives of the Jain community to national events organised by her Department; and if she will make a statement.

      Foreign Investment in UK

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what guidance his Department issues to foreign companies planning to invest in the UK.

      Overseas Trade: India

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what steps she is taking to increase trade with the Indian state of Gujarat; and if she will make a statement.

      European Free Trade Association: Trade Agreements

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what plans he has to issue guidance to businesses on the extent of the continuity of EU Free Trade Agreements with EFTA countries after the...

      Export Guarantees Advisory Council

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many meetings the Export Guarantees Advisory Council has had since December 2017; and when she plans to publish the minutes of those...

      Overseas Trade: Israel

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what recent assessment has she made of the level of potential opportunities for (a) export and (b) trade with Israel.

  • Women and Equalities

    • Government Equalities Office: Females

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what progress has been made on the Government Equalities Office review of its engagement with women and women's organisations; and when she plans to...

    • Sanitary Protection: Disadvantaged

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what assessment she has made of the potential benefits of providing free sanitary products to women on low incomes beyond compulsory school age.

  • Department for Transport

    • Roads: Suffolk

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions his Department has had with Suffolk county council on the Ipswich northern route since 1 January 2019.

    • Large Goods Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans his Department has to develop a strategy for the introduction of low-carbon heavy goods vehicles.

      Department for Transport: Chief Scientific Advisers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many meetings he had with his Department’s Chief Scientific Adviser from 1 June to 31 August 2019.

      West Coast Partnership Rail Franchise: Catering

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether there there are plans to change the operational models for supplying train catering store supplies on the First Trenitalia West Coast franchise.

      Parking: Pedestrian Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he has plans to undertake a review of the legislation on pavement parking.

      Roads: Mansfield

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what funding he has allocated to repair roads in Mansfield constituency in the last year for which information is available.

      Train Operating Companies: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how the safety performance of train operating companies at train stations is reported.

      Department for Transport: Jainism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will invite representatives of the Jain community to national events organised by his Department; and if he will make a statement.

      Shared Spaces: Visual Impairment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Inclusive Transport Strategy, published on 25 July 2018, when his Department plans to publish updated guidance for local...

      Electric Vehicles: Batteries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on electric vehicle battery range of (a) low or high temperatures and (b) the use of in-car...

      Northern

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 29 July 2019 to Question 279431 on Northern, what allowable Changes have been applied to the Arriva Rail North franchise...

      Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what guidance his Department has issued to enforcement officers in relation to idling engines; and whether he plans to update that guidance.

      Railways: Huddersfield

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the latest timetable and scope of improvements being planned to TransPennine Services on the...

      Aviation: Egypt

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if the Government will make an assessment of the potential merits of lifting the ban on direct flights from the UK to Sharm El Sheikh airport in Egypt.

      Air Travel Trust Fund: Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to publish the Air Travel Trust Fund’s insurance policies.

      Air Travel Trust Fund: Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the cost of insurance premiums on insurance and reinsurance policies for the Air Travel Trust Fund was in the last 12 months.

      Air Travel Trust Fund: Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the value is of the (a) insurance and (b) reinsurance that the Air Travel Trust Fund has that covered the collapse of Thomas Cook; and which...

      Thomas Cook: Insolvency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much money he expects to recover from credit and debit card companies in relation to the costs incurred after the collapse of Thomas Cook.

      Roads: Surrey

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much funding his Department has allocated to road improvement works in (a) Surrey and (b) Woking constituency in each of the last three years; and...

      Egypt: Aviation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make an assessment of the level of risk of lifting the UK flight ban to Sharm el Sheikh.

      Electric Scooters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the timeframe is for the publication of the Future of Mobility regulatory review.

      Vehicle Number Plates: Flags

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to introduce a British number plate that incorporates the Union flag and the GB national identifier so...

      A34: Accidents

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 3 October 2019 to Question 292331, what estimate he has made of the total number of (i) deaths and (ii) fatalities on the...

      Roads: Rural Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he plans to take to improve the condition of rural roads.

      South Western Railway: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what targets his Department has set to measure the performance of South Western Railway.

      Taxis: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to make taxis more accessible for disabled people.

      Cycling and Walking: Surrey

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much his Department has allocated to (a) Woking and (b) Surrey for projects relating to his Department's cycling and walking investment strategy...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Nuclear Weapons: Proliferation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affiars, what assessment he has made of the level of compliance of signatories with Article VI of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of...

    • Burma: Religious Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make it his policy to submit a resolution to the UN Security Council requiring members of the Myanmar military...

      Burma: Religious Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to his Myanmar counterpart on the repression of Kachin Christians in that country.

      Ukraine: NATO

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his Ukrainian counterpart on that country's prospective membership of NATO.

      Yemen: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether her Department has authorised the sale of telecommunications equipment to (a) Saudi Arabia and (b) the UAE for use by the armed...

      Prosperity Fund: Brazil

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will publish the Memorandum of Understanding between the UK and Brazilian Governments on the £20 million of...

      Prosperity Fund: Brazil

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what proportion of the Government’s investment in Brazil out of the Prosperity Fund has been allocated to programmes that...

      Prosperity Fund: Brazil

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what proportion of the Government’s investment in Brazil out of the Prosperity Fund has been allocated from Official...

      Prosperity Fund: Brazil

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will publish the amount of money the Government plans to invest in Brazil out of the Prosperity Fund for each of the next...

      Diplomatic Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many and what proportion of the members of Her Majesty’s Diplomatic Service are (a) serving overseas and (b) have...

      South East Asia: Diplomatic Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how much his Department has budgeted for the (a) establishment and (b) operation of a permanent British diplomatic mission to...

      Wildlife: Smuggling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to tackle the illegal wildlife trade.

      Syria: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his (a) Chinese and (b) Russian counterparts on violence against civilians in Idlib, Syria.

      Egypt: Diplomatic Relations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the strength of the UK's diplomatic relations with Egypt.

      Seas and Oceans: Nature Conservation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what his policy is on the UK's role in global ocean conservation.

      Tibet: Climate Change

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his Chinese counterpart on the effect of climate change on Tibet.

      China: Uighurs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of (a) governance and (b) humanitarian situation in (i) Uighur and (b) Xinjiang...

      Sri Lanka: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the progress made by the Government of Sri Lanka on the implementation of UN Human Rights...

      Bahamas: Hurricanes and Tornadoes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what support his Department has provided to people affected by storm Dorian in the Bahamas.

      Animal Products: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what diplomatic steps he is taking to end trophy hunting imports throughout the world.

      Slavery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the announcement by the former Prime Minister the Rt Hon. Theresa May at the centenary conference of the...

      Palestinians: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, for what reasons the Government did not support the UN Commission of Inquiry's report into potential violations of...

      Saudi Arabia: Arms Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the Government plans to stop the sale of arms to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen and call for a nationwide ceasefire.

      Christianity: Oppression

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will have discussions with his counterparts in (a) the G20 and (b) the G7 on tackling persecution of Christians overseas.

      Burma: Arms Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make it his policy (a) to impose sanctions on companies linked to the military of Myanmar and (b) to take diplomatic...

      Syria: Yazidis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to help protect Yazidi women from sexual assault in north-eastern Syria.

  • Department for International Development

    • Yemen: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 5 September 2019 to Question 282383 on Yemen: Overseas Aid, which UK funded assets were damaged and which...

    • Department for International Development: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 5 September 2019 to Question 285408 on Department for International Development: Brexit, how many staff from...

      Department for International Development: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of his Department's preparations for the UK leaving the EU (a) with and (b)...

      Bahamas: Hurricanes and Tornadoes

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to support humanitarian relief efforts in the Bahamas responding to the effects of Hurricane Dorian.

      Developing Countries: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department will take to ensure the implementation of the political declaration of the UN High-Level Meeting on...

      Department for International Development: Chief Scientific Advisers

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many meetings he had with his Department’s Chief Scientific Adviser from 1 June to 31 August 2019.

      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...

      Department for International Development: Jainism

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if he will invite representatives of the Jain community to national events organised by his Department; and if he will make a statement.

      Developing Countries: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to help strengthen the tax systems of developing countries in order to increase funding for...

      West Africa: Fisheries

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what support his Department is giving to West African countries that are victims of illegal fishing.

      Developing Countries: Agriculture

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps the Government is taking to support developing countries to make their agricultural practices more environmentally friendly.

      Developing Countries: Forests

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps the Government is taking to support countries around the world to tackle deforestation and illegal logging.

      Developing Countries: Poverty

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what progress his Department has made on meeting the UN's Sustainable Development Goal 10 on reducing inequality.

      Kenya: Parasitic Diseases

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what support his Department is providing to people affected by the jigger flea, tunga penetrans, in Kenya.

      Developing Countries: Climate Change

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much and what proportion of the UK’s international climate finance is paid through the (a) European Commission budget and...

      Syria: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what plans the Government has to increase humanitarian aid to Idlib, Syria.

      Burma: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if he will include conditions in UK aid grants and loans to ensure that recipients do not use the grants to purchase goods and...

      Armed Conflict: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to support children in conflict zones throughout the world.

      Developing Countries: Women's Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to increase women’s rights in developing countries.

      Africa: Human Trafficking

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps the Government is taking to support victims of human trafficking in Africa.

  • Department for Education

    • Arts: GCSE

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many GCSE entries for arts subjects there were from students in Mansfield constituency in each of the last five years.

    • Special Educational Needs: Per Capita Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the mean funding is per pupil for SEND provision in (a) Wallasey constituency, (b) Merseyside and (c) the North West in each of the last 10 years.

      Department for Education: Jainism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will invite representatives of the Jain community to national events organised by his Department; and if he will make a statement.

      Schools: Admissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much of his Department’s capital departmental expenditure limit was spent on creating new school places in each financial year since 2010-11.

      Schools

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much of his Department’s capital departmental expenditure limit was spent on improving the existing school estate in each financial year...

      Further Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much of his Department’s capital departmental expenditure limit was spent on (a) creating new places in further education and (b) investing...

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the answer of 30 September to Question 290628 on Children: Day Care, what the criteria was for allocating that funding; and how much...

      Children: Communication Skills and Literacy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans he has to tackle the word gap among pupils in (a) primary schools and (b) secondary schools.

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to equalise the level of schools funding for local authorities.

      Crimes of Violence: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of educating children about violent crime in order to reduce levels of violent crime...

      Schools: Governing Bodies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what data his Department holds on the (a) ethnicity, (b) class and (c) gender of school governors.

      Schools: Governing Bodies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the (a) Inspiring Governance and (b) Everyone on board programmes in increasing diversity on...

      Teachers: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to improve rates of teacher (a) recruitment and (b) retention.

      Climate Change: Curriculum

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he has taken to ensure the national curriculum includes (a) up to date scientific understanding of climate change and (b) the role of human...

      Free School Meals: Surrey

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of children were eligible for free school meals in (a) Woking and (b) Surrey in the past year.

      Wigan University Technical College: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what payments were made to his Department by Wigan University Technical College as a result of the overestimation of student numbers.

  • Leader of the House

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • 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: 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...

      Food Supply

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the potential effect on food supplies in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

      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 that the...

      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 that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

      Food: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment she has made of the potential effect on UK food exports of the UK leaving the EU without a deal on 31...

      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.

      Food: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to protect farmers from imported food that is produced to lower environmental and animal...

      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 of the 46...

      Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the legislative timetable is for the Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill.

      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.

      Fisheries: Brexit

      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.

      Food: Shortages

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to paragraph 7 of Operation Yellowhammer, HMG Reasonable Worst Case Planning Assumptions, what assessment he...

      Forests

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many Environmental Land Management scheme test and trials projects will (a) incorporate an objective to increase tree...

      Agriculture: Subsidies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans her Department has to ensure that (a) silvo-arable and (b) silvo-pastoral systems are included in Environmental...

      Agriculture

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment her Department has made of the potential merits of whole farm agroecological systems.

      Rain Forests: Amazonia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to increase public awareness of the effect of the beef and leather industry on deforestation in the...

      Agriculture

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether her Department supports the transition to agroecological farming by 2030 as recommended by the Royal Society of Arts...

      Agriculture: Subsidies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether her Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of creating a community supported agriculture start-up...

      Fisheries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to Operation Yellowhammer HMG Reasonable worst case planning assumptions paragraph 19, what additional...

      Food Supply

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment her Department has made of the effect on food supplies of the UK leaving the EU without a deal; and what...

      Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment the Government has made of the preparedness of the Import of Products, Animals, Food and Feed System...

      Import Controls: EU Law

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the Government has plans to implement EU Official Control Regulation 2017/625 on the application of food and feed...

      Animals: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether live animal consignments designated under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) or...

      Ports: Import Controls

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether UK ports will be required to undertake sanitary and phytosanitary controls on high risk food and feed from the EU in...

      Environment Protection: British Overseas Territories

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many submissions were received in response to the call for evidence on environmental funding for the British Overseas...

      Food Supply: Climate Change

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to (a) understand and (b) mitigate the risks to the food security of the UK population...

      Food Supply

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the biggest risk is to the UK's food security in the (a) short, (b) medium and (c) long-term.

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Statutory Instruments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many statutory instruments her Department needs Parliament to pass before the UK leaves the EU on 31 October 2019.

      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, on priorities for...

      Ash Dieback Disease: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent steps the Government has taken to tackle ash dieback.

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Chief Scientific Advisers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many meetings she had with her Department’s Chief Scientific Adviser from 1 June to 31 August 2019.

      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.

      Squirrels

      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...

      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)...

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Crispin Odey

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will publish (a) the outcome of all meetings and (b) all call logs between Ministers of her Department and Mr Crispin...

      Plastics: Seas and Oceans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to reduce plastic waste in oceans.

      Incinerators

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many waste incineration plants burning (a) residential, (b) commercial and (c) industrial waste were licensed in each of...

      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.

      Rural Development Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how her Department plans to support new programmes that would have been eligible for Rural Development Programme funding...

      Food: Waste Disposal

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will (a) bring forward legislative proposals to require local authorities to provide food waste bins and (b)...

      Electronic Training Aids

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 22 May 2019 to Question 254811 on Electronic Training Aids, when the Government plans to bring...

      Food Supply

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will publish her Department's latest assessment of the effect on the supply of food to the UK of the UK leaving...

      Environmental Protection: Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answers of 6 and 9 September to Questions 282507, 282510, 282514, 282515, 282516, 282517, 282518, 282519,...

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Jainism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will invite representatives of the Jain community to national events organised by her Department; and if she will...

      Agriculture: Subsidies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how much her Department has budgeted for (a) payments to farmers, (b) administration apparatus for payments and (c) civil...

      Clean Bus Technology Fund: Wirral Council

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how much funding from the Clean Bus Technology Fund her Department has allocated to Wirral Council.

      Beverage Containers: Recycling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she had made of the implications for her policies of the findings of the Impact Assessment, Introducing a...

      Beverage Containers: Recycling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the potential (a) costs and (b) benefits to local government finances of the introduction of...

      Waste Disposal: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to inform local authorities of changes to financing waste collection as a result of the...

      Beverage Containers: Recycling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the Impact Assessment entitled, Introducing a deposit return scheme on beverage containers included an assessment of...

      Agriculture

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent advice her Department has issued to the farming sector in the event that the UK leaves the EU (a) with a deal...

      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.

      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.

      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...

      Fish: Supermarkets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent discussions his Department has had with representatives of supermarkets on the sale of endangered fish species.

      Plastics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what further steps the Government is taking to reduce the use of single-use plastics; and what recent assessment she has...

      Agriculture: Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answers of 6 and 9 September to Questions 282507, 282510, 282514, 282515, 282516, 282517, 282518, 282519,...

      Climate Change

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to Reducing UK emissions - 2019 Progress Report to Parliament, published by the Committee on Climate Change...

      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...

      European Environment Agency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent representations the UK Government has received on the UK’s relationship with the European Environment...

      European Environment Agency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment the Government has made of the effect on the monitoring, measuring and reporting of environmental outcomes...

      Birds: Pest Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the general licences for bird control that were introduced in April 2019.

      Angling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will publish the results of the survey conducted in 2016 by her Department and the Centre for Environment, Fisheries...

      Tree Planting

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to increase the rate of tree planting.

      Litter

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to tackle littering.

      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.

      Food: Waste Disposal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what proportion of local authorities provide food waste collections as part of their refuse collection service.

      Plastic Bags: Biodegradability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans she has to bring forward legislative proposals to make all plastic bags sold compostable.

      Rain Forests: Amazonia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that no products linked to Amazon deforestation are sold in the UK.

      Game: Birds

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if the Government will review the law on the caging of game birds.

      Food: Waste Disposal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to increase the provision of separate food waste collections.

      Plastics: Compost

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to encourage local authorities to compost bioplastics.

      Packaging: Waste Disposal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to raise awareness of how to dispose of compostable packaging.

      Wheat: Allergies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to raise awareness of the allergenic materials in compostable straws made of wheat.

      Plastic Bags: Biodegradability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to encourage businesses to use compostable carrier bags.

      Packaging: Biodegradability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will bring forward legislative proposals to require takeaway containers and similar items to be compostable.

      Plastics: Packaging

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will make an assessment of the potential merits of introducing an Extended Producer Responsibility scheme for plastic...

      Pets: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will make an assessment of the potential merits of reintroducing compulsory tick treatment for pets at UK borders.

      Animal Products: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, which animals will be covered by the ban on trophy hunting imports to the UK.

      Animal Products: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the timeframe is for the ban on trophy hunting imports to come into force.

      Animal Products: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, which countries will be banned from importing hunting trophies into the UK.

      Animal Products: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether animal (a) bones, (b) hands, (c) tails and (d) other parts are included in the ban on hunting trophy imports to the UK.

      Animal Products: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will make an assessment of the extent to which trophy hunting imports arrive in the UK via other countries to those...

      Animal Products: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will impose an immediate moratorium on trophy hunting imports.

      Animal Products: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to prevent trophy hunting imports.

      Plastics: Waste

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to reduce plastic waste in fast food outlets.

      Sewage: Waste Disposal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the potential financial effect of changes to septic tank regulations due to come into force...

      Sewage: Waste Disposal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the Government plans to compensate property owners with septic tanks for the expense of (a) upgrading and (b)...

      Marine Protected Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent steps she has taken to expand the size of the Blue Belt.

      Climate Change: Curriculum

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Education on the role of schools in promoting knowledge of the...

      Animals: Conservation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many and what proportion of UK (a) mammals and (b) birds at risk of extinction.

      Wildlife: Conservation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to protect UK wildlife from extinction.

      Trees: Urban Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether she has plans to develop a national plan for inner city trees.

  • Department for Exiting the European Union

    • Department for Exiting the European Union: Travel

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

    • Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, whether his Department plans to publish civil service advice on the effect of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

      Department for Exiting the European Union: Travel

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

      Ports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, whether he plans to undertake test exercises at UK ports to ensure the preparedness of those ports in the event that the UK leaves...

      Brexit: Statutory Instruments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, pursuant to the oral contribution of 27 June 2019, Official Report, column 795, how many Statutory Instruments will not have been...

      Department for Exiting the European Union: Termination of Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what the average length of service was for staff that have left his Department since its formation.

      Department for Exiting the European Union: Temporary Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what proportion of his Department's staff are on short-term contracts.

      Brexit: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, for what reasons the UK Government rejected the Scottish Government's proposals for the UK to remain in the Single Market and Customs...

      Motor Vehicles: Manufacturing Industries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what assessment he has made of the Government's level of preparedness within the automotive industry in September 2019 compared to...

      Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, pursuant to the oral contribution of 25 September 2019 from the Prime Minister, Official Report column 791, when he plans to publish...

      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.

      Brexit: Negotiations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, if he will set out the details of the UK’s negotiation request to the EU on the terms of the UK's departure from the EU; and if...

      Brexit: Negotiations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what plans he has for a White Paper setting out what the Government is seeking to achieve in negotiation of the UK's (a) exit from...

      Department for Exiting the European Union: Chief Scientific Advisers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, how many meetings he had with his Department’s Chief Scientific Adviser from 1 June to 31 August 2019.

      Department for Exiting the European Union: Crispin Odey

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, if he will publish (a) the outcome of all meetings and (b) all call logs between Ministers of his Department and Mr Crispin Odey.

      Motor Vehicles: Manufacturing Industries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, with reference to the findings of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Motor Industry Facts 2019 report that in the event...

      Social Security Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what steps are being taken to ensure (a) asylum support payments and (b) other welfare payments will (i) be available to and (ii)...

      NHS: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, if she will publish her Department's latest assessment of the effect on the supply of medicines to the UK of the UK leaving the EU...

      Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, if his Department will publish their most recent impact assessment of the effects on the UK of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

      Department for Exiting the European Union: Jainism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, if he will invite representatives of the Jain community to national events organised by his Department; and if he will make a statement.

      Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, how many meetings officials in his Departmental have had with EU officials in each of the last twelve months.

      Industry: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what discussions he has had with representatives of Northern Irish industry on the effect of the Prime Minister’s proposed EU...

      Business: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what assessment his Department has made of the economic effect of the Prime Minister’s proposed EU exit deal on businesses in...

      Business: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect on Northern Irish businesses of the Government's proposals of 2...

      Food

      To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, at which forthcoming EU meetings on food and drink will UK officials not be present.

  • Attorney General

    • Attorney General: Crispin Odey

      To ask the Attorney General, if he will publish (a) the outcome of all meetings and (b) all call logs between Ministers of his Department and Mr Crispin Odey.

    • 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: Official Hospitality

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

      Attorney General: Jainism

      To ask the Attorney General, if he will invite representatives of the Jain community to national events organised by his Department; and if he will make a statement.

      Slavery: Prosecutions

      To ask the Attorney General, what steps the Government is taking to increase the number of prosecutions for modern slavery.

      Trials

      To ask the Attorney General, pursuant to the Answer of 4 October 2019 to Question 290946, what the average time taken was from referral to finalisation in each year from 2008-09 to 2018-19 where...

      Trials

      To ask the Attorney General, what the average time taken was from referral to finalisation in each year from 2009-10 to 2011-12 where the CPS made a decision to charge and where a trial outcome...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Fines: Surcharges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much money from the Victims Surcharge has been allocated to charities supporting victims in each year since 2010.

    • Fines: Surcharges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much money from the Victims Surcharge has been allocated to charities supporting victims in each year since 2010.

      Hare Coursing: Prosecutions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many successful prosecutions there have been for hare coursing in each of the last 10 years.

      Prison Sentences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of phasing out six month custodial sentences in England and Wales.

      Ministry of Justice: Data Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will publish the Memorandum of Understanding sent by the Cabinet Office to his Department on the sharing of GOV.UK user data with the Government...

      Prisons: Fires

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of fire events in prisons in each of the last five years.

      Prisons: Fires

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many (a) staff and (b) prisoner (i) injuries, (ii) hospitalisations and (iii) fatalities involved fire events in prisons in each of the last five...

      Prisons: Fires

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many and what proportion of CPS referrals for prosecution involved fire events in prisons in each of the last five years.

      Prisons: Discipline

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will detail the definitions of (a) concerted indiscipline and (b) violent incident required to be used at (i) HMP Parc and (ii) HMP Cardiff; and...

      Prisons: Ethnic Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many BAME prisoners were held at (a) HMP Parc and (b) HMP Cardiff prison under (i) remand and (ii) sentence following decisions by courts outside of...

      Prisoners: Self-harm

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether the statistics collected by his Department from across the prison estate can be broken down into (a) individual episodes of self-harm and (b)...

      Reoffenders: Sentencing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether his Department plans to review sentencing policy for prolific offenders.

      Prison Accommodation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps his Department is taking to increase prison capacity.

      Prisons: Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps his Department is taking to reduce levels of crime in prisons.

      Knives: Prosecutions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking with the Attorney General to ensure that people who carry knives are prosecuted.

      Reoffenders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what plans he has to help reduce rates of prisoner reoffending.

      HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Modernisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to modernise the courts and tribunal system.

      Probation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to improve probation services.

      Probation: Reform

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent progress he has made on plans for probation reform.

      Prisons

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to reduce costs across the prison estate.

      Offenders: Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that offenders find employment on release.

      Prisoners: Childbirth

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many children were born in prisons in the last year.

      *No heading*

      What plans he has to help reduce reoffending.

      *No heading*

      What assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of sentences of less than six months in reducing reoffending.

      *No heading*

      What recent discussions he has had with the Prime Minister on the rule of law.

      *No heading*

      What recent assessment he has made of trends in the level of drugs being smuggled into prisons.

      *No heading*

      What steps his Department is taking to increase prison capacity.

      *No heading*

      What plans he has to bring forward legislative proposals to ensure that hon. Members are not prevented from participating in business in the House due to jury service responsibilities.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will publish (a) the most up-to-date version of the 1 August 2019 Operation Yellowhammer document and...

    • Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, when he plans to respond to the letter from the hon. Member for Wakefield of 3 September 2019 to the Cabinet...

      Government Departments: Photographers and Videographers

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many (a) contracted and (b) employed photographers and videographers were employed by each government...

      Ministerial Policy Advisers: Conduct

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether his Department has any plans to update the special advisers' code of conduct.

      Johnny Mercer: Crucial Academy

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, when his Department first received a communication from the hon. Member for Plymouth Moor View on the (a)...

      Cabinet Office: Chief Scientific Advisers

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many meetings he had with his Department’s Chief Scientific Adviser from 1 June to 31 August 2019.

      Ministerial Policy Advisers: Complaints

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many complaints in relation to the conduct of Special Advisers in each government department were...

      Brexit: Publicity

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 01 October 2019 to Question 291474 on Get Ready for Brexit Advertising, when the...

      Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many times an end to end assessment and proposed actions has been prepared since 1 January 2018 in...

      Brexit: Publicity

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 1 October 2019 to Question 291346 on the Get ready for Brexit campaign, if he will...

      Government Chief Data Officer

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 3 September to Question 286366 and with reference to page 10 of the Government...

      Office for Tackling Injustices

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what progress he has made on the establishment of the Office for Tackling Injustices; and if he will make a...

      Cabinet Office: Brexit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many meetings (a) members of the Cabinet and (b) their predecessors have had with EU officials in each of...

      Civil Service: Pay

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, and Minister for the Cabinet Office, for what reasons the civil service pay increase, announced in June 2019 is not in line with inflation.

      Government Departments: Disability

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the number of disabled people in each Government Department that left work as a...

      Election Offences

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether the Government plans to review the maximum fine that can be levied for breaching electoral law.

      Databases

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what discussions he has had with the Prime Minister and his advisers concerning centralisation of data...

      Reform

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent discussions he has had with Ministers in his Department on (a) reform of electoral law and (b)...

      Cabinet Office: Ministerial Duties

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will publish the (a) meetings and (b) subject matter of each such meeting he has attended on matters...

  • Department for Transport

    • Thameslink Railway Line: Power Failures

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they plan to take following the power surge on Thameslink Class 700 trains which caused delays to the Govia Thameslink Railway service; whether, during...

    • Trains: Exhaust Emissions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to cease ordering bi-mode rolling stock in order to contribute to the Railway Industry Task Force’s aim to secure an 80 to 100 per cent...

      Large Goods Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Vere of Norbiton on 9 September (HL17707), whether the number of staff of the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency...

      Road Traffic: Noise

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to undertake work to reduce road traffic noise along major roads.

      Agility Trains: Standards

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether Agility Trains West account for delays incurred by their trains using the miles per casualty measure.

      East Midlands Railway: Standards

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the contractual requirements between East Midlands Railway and the Department for Transport for the operational performance of that line; and who is...

      Parking Offences: Pedestrian Areas

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to introduce legislation to make it a criminal offence to park on pavements.

      Thomas Cook: Insolvency

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the cost to the taxpayer of repatriating customers of Thomas Cook to the UK; and what are the significant factors which...

      Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what recent changes have been made to the Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation; and what was the purpose of any such change.

      Buses: Carbon Emissions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what fiscal measures they are taking to support the 2025 zero emissions target in respect of buses.

      Transport: Hydrogen

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the percentage of (1) buses, (2) lorries, (3) trains, and (4) aircraft, that could be powered by hydrogen by (a) 2025, and (b)...

      Thomas Cook: Insolvency

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the cost to the taxpayer of repayments to Thomas Cook customers who lost future bookings.

      Thomas Cook: Insolvency

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the amount of the cost to the taxpayer arising from the administration of Thomas Cook they will be able to recoup from (1) travel...

      Thameslink Railway Line: Maidstone

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when the planned Thameslink service from Maidstone East to central London and on to Cambridge is due to commence; and how frequently that service will run.

      Monarch Airlines: Insolvency

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether their current estimate for the cost of repatriating customers of Monarch Airlines to the UK assumes a contribution from (1) the owners, and (2) any...

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Sugg on 4 April (HL14781), what discount rate they applied to the forecasted benefits.

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • British Business Bank: Crowdfunding

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the British Business Bank independently vets every loan it makes through peer-to-peer lending platforms and similar agencies or relies on such platforms...

    • European Social Fund

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what decisions they have made regarding the replacement of EU grant schemes under the EU Social Fund if the UK leaves the EU in 2019.

      Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they last met the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders to discuss the effects of a no-deal Brexit; and what was the outcome of those discussions.

      Nuclear Power

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what are their targets for the production of clean energy achieved by nuclear fusion by (1) the public, and (2) the private, sector.

      Energy: EU Law

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they intend to ensure the correct transposition of Energy Efficiency Directive 2012/27/EU, in the light of the reasoned opinion sent to the UK by the European...

      Equal Pay: Social Class

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to reduce workplace pay gaps where cases are based on social class discrimination.

      New Businesses

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that there has been a fall in the number of UK business start-ups due to Brexit uncertainty.

      Voluntary Work: Conditions of Employment

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to extend employment legislation to give volunteers in voluntary organisations the same protection rights as those available to paid...

      Hinkley Point C Power Station: Sea Level

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what recent assessment they have made of the projected sea level rise around the site of the new Hinkley Point nuclear power plant; and how this assessment varies...

      Sea Level: Forecasts

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether their projections of sea level rises around the UK coast have been updated to reflect the findings of the Special Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on...

      Sea Level: Forecasts

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what differences exist between the projections of sea level rises by (1) the Office for Nuclear Regulation, and (2) the Met Office; and what assessment they have...

      Universal Postal Union

      To ask Her Majesty's Government who represents the UK at the Universal Postal Union; which organisation any such representative is part of; and what steps, if any, they intend to take in...

      Companies: Carbon Emissions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans, if any, they have to introduce penalties for UK companies that do not achieve the 2050 targets set out in the Paris Agreement.

      Thomas Cook: Insolvency

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the cost to the National Insurance Fund of the payments (1) made, and (2) which will be made, by the redundancy payment service and...

      Incinerators: Air Pollution

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what amount of greenhouse gases the UK produced from incineration including through waste to energy incinerators in 2016.

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to affirm their commitment to the International Science and Technology Centre (ISTC); what consideration they have given to the UK’s...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Greece: Refugees

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what support they (1) currently, and (2) intend to, provide to refugees in Greece; and what assessment they have made of the impact that (a) their, and (b) EU, aid...

    • North Korea: Senegal

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that North Koreans are working in Senegal in contravention of UN sanctions imposed on North Korea; and whether they...

      Eritrea: Religious Freedom

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to recommend an independent person to mediate between the government of Eritrea and the Roman Catholic, Protestant and Muslim...

      North Korea: Mobile Phones

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that smartphones in North Korea are manufactured and sold using hardware imported in violation of United Nations sanctions.

      North Korea: Mobile Phones

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of claims by the UK cyber security company Hacker House that algorithms, software and surveillance tools are placed by the State...

      North Korea: Mobile Phones

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) evidence that the Gionee manufactured smart phones sold in North Korea, and (2) whether the use of foreign...

      Northern Cyprus: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether there are any restrictions on UK residents in Northern Cyprus travelling across the border into the Republic of Cyprus; and whether UK residents in...

      Hong Kong: Protest

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of violence towards (1) bystanders, and (2) protestors, in the National Day protests in Hong Kong.

      Gibraltar: Spain

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken to ensure that people crossing the border in Gibraltar have as minimum a time delay as possible after the UK departs the EU.

      Syria: Sanctions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 1 October (HL17712), whether they conduct impact assessments on sanctions as a matter of...

      Hong Kong: Extradition

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 24 June (HL16327), following the withdrawal of the Hong Kong extradition bill and in view of the...

      North Korea: Guided Weapons

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile.

      Africa: Migration

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what were the conclusions of the British-Tunisian Forum for Dialogue held on 12 September; and whether they included measures relating to migration in Africa.

      Hong Kong: Politics and Government

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 24 June (HL16327), what discussions they have had with the United Nations to ensure that the...

  • Cabinet Office

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Heart Diseases: Surgery

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many heart operations they estimate will be cancelled by the NHS in the event of a no-deal Brexit due to a lack of availability of bio-aortic root replacement...

    • Diabetes

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to guarantee a continuous supply of insulin for those with type 1 diabetes in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

      Nurses: Students

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will publish figures for student nurse intakes in Northamptonshire for every year since 2010.

      Flour: Folic Acid

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many submissions were received to the Proposal to add folic acid to flour consultation document by the closing date; and when they expect to publish...

      Catering: Hygiene

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have any plans to require food establishments in England to display the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme information that they are supplied with by local...

      Catering: Hygiene

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many food establishments there are in England; and of those, how many have not been inspected by the relevant local authority on the latest date for which...

      Mental Health Services: Private Sector

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans, if any, they have to conduct an inquiry into standards of care in private mental health units.

      NHS: Drugs

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assurance, if any, they have received that medication brought from new sources other than the EU will meet the same standards as present.

      Genito-urinary Medicine: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the one per cent increase in the local authority Public Health Grant, announced in the Spending Round 2019,...

      HIV Infection: Drugs

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had, and intend to have, with local authorities about ensuring PrEP is routinely commissioned as part of HIV prevention services.

      Health Services: EU Nationals

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, in the event of a no-deal Brexit, EU frontier workers working and paying tax and National Insurance in the UK will be entitled to NHS treatment.

      Doctors: Recruitment

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to encourage NHS employers to introduce flexibility in recruitment procedures for doctors so that junior doctors on training programmes...

      Vaccination: Children

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have (1) to increase the uptake of childhood vaccination, and (2) make childhood vaccination mandatory.

      Social Services: Reform

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to publish a plan listing their proposed reforms for adult social care and timings for legislation to implement any such reforms; and if so, when.

      Genito-urinary Medicine

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what cross-departmental discussions have taken place about drawing up a comprehensive sexual health strategy to tackle the rise in sexually transmitted infections.

      North Manchester Hospital

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much capital money will be allocated for the (1) rebuilding, and (2) refurbishment, of North Manchester General Hospital in each of the next five years.

      Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the prevalence of foetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

      Rare Diseases: Screening

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by Genetic Alliance UK Fixing the Present, Building for the Future: Newborn screening for rare conditions, published...

      Cancer: Screening

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to increase the uptake of checks for breast, bowel, and cervical diseases; and whether they intend to publish guidance to NHS trusts in...

      Cancer: Screening

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to using (1) smartphone bookings, (2) text reminders, (3) evening appointments, and (4) accessible locations, for cancer...

      Farms and Slaughterhouses: Inspections and Veterinary Services

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made in ensuring that there will be sufficient numbers of fully-qualified (1) official veterinarians, and (2) meat hygiene inspectors,...

      Nurses: Northamptonshire

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact on NHS services in Northamptonshire of recent changes in the numbers of student nurses in Northamptonshire.

      Dental Health: Children

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by the Royal College of Surgeons' Faculty of Dental Surgery The state of children's oral health in England,...

      Hearing Impairment: Special Educational Needs

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the research published by the National Deaf Children’s Society which found that 51 per cent of local authorities...

      Hospitals: Construction

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the estimated total cost of the 40 hospital building projects announced on 29 September.

      Eggs: Standards

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that high public health standards are maintained in relation to the consumption of eggs and egg products after Brexit.

  • Department for Exiting the European Union

    • Brexit

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what alternative arrangements they anticipate will be acceptable to the EU to replace the backstop in the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of...

    • EU Staff: Pensions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Callanan on 27 September (HL17569), whether the financial obligations the UK will have to the EU in the event...

      Business

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether businesses which have planned and stockpiled for Brexit twice will be reimbursed for extra costs incurred, if there is no Brexit on 31 October.

      Brexit: Negotiations

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what has been the cost of the Brexit negotiations since the result of the EU referendum in 2016.

      Brexit: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Northern Ireland Civil Service was consulted about the proposals for the replacement of the backstop contained in the Explanatory Note: UK proposals...

      Brexit: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the absence of a functioning Northern Ireland Executive and Assembly, how they intend to determine if the people of Northern Ireland are content to remain...

  • Department for Education

    • Music: Education

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what provision is being made for the future of music education hubs; and when plans for the (1) future funding of, and (2) a long-term strategy for, such hubs will...

    • English Baccalaureate

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans, if any, they have to review the English Baccalaureate following the recommendations from two former Ofsted Chief Inspectors that it should be...

      Care Leavers: Supported Housing

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many children in local authority care were placed in supported accommodation while under the age of 16 in (1) 2015–16, (2) 2016–17, (3)...

      Pupil Premium: Sixth Form Education

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to extend the pupil premium to post-16 education.

      Adult Education

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to introduce a long-term plan to support adult education, retraining and lifelong learning.

      Children: Reading

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to encourage children to read.

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that UK universities stay competitive with universities elsewhere in the world.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Personal Independence Payment: Appeals

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of appeals against Personal Independence Payment decisions by claimants before tribunals have been successful during the last quarter for which...

    • Prison Officers: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether Her Majesty's Prison Service in England and Wales recognises Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as a condition that can justify early retirement on...

      Prisoners

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) male, and (2) female, convicted prisoners serving indeterminate sentences for public protection are currently held in England and Wales; and how many...

      Supreme Court: EU Grants and Loans

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether any Supreme Court justices receive financial support from the EU; and if so, how many.

  • Department for International Trade

    • *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the UK leaving the EU without a deal on UK chemical and metal companies’ exports to the EU 27 member states.

    • *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether UK chemical and metal companies will be able to continue to export to the EU 27 countries in the event of the UK exiting the EU without a deal.

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Families: Disadvantaged

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the cost of evaluating the Troubled Families Programme for their (1) National evaluation of the Troubled Families Programme 2015 to 2020: early findings,...

    • UK Shared Prosperity Fund: Charities and Voluntary Organisations

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether any decisions regarding the quantum and allocation of replacement EU grant funding under the Shared Prosperity Fund will be announced in time for...

      Housing: Solar Power

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth on 4 July (HL16607), whether they will now answer the question put, namely what recent...

      Local Government Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Vere of Norbiton on 9 September (HL17590), whether the 2019–20 local government finance settlement was higher than...

      Homelessness: Care Leavers

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made towards reducing the numbers of care leavers who are (1) rough sleeping, and (2) homeless, in 2019; and what steps they are taking to...

      Homelessness: Death

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to combat the rise in deaths of homeless people.

      Homelessness

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the statement by Viscount Younger of Leckie on 1 October (HL Deb, col 1624) that there is now "a year’s worth of evidence, which shows that...

      Homelessness Reduction Act

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the statement by Viscount Younger of Leckie on 1 October (HL Deb, col 1624), what plans they have to conduct a review into the effectiveness of the...

      Housing: Access

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they intend to consult on mandatory accessible housing standards in building regulations.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Armed Forces: Sexual Offences

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to make posthumous pardons available under the Policing and Crime Act 2017 to armed forces personnel convicted of sexual offences that have...

    • Armed Forces: Recruitment

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people have (1) applied to join, and (2) joined, Her Majesty's Armed Forces in each of the last 12 months.

      Type 31 Frigates

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether their recent order for five Type 31e frigates will increase the number of frigates in the Royal Navy.

      Armed Forces: Housing

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the condition of Ministry of Defence housing stock; and what steps they take to ensure the condition of such stock meets...

      Military Aircraft: Procurement

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Future Combat Air System Technology Initiative will develop carrier-borne variants; and what assessment they have made of the importance of...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Social Security Benefits: Polygamy

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many polygamous households received income-related state benefits in the latest annual period for which figures are available.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Air Pollution

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what major air pollution events occurred in the UK between 1 January 2017 and 1 September 2019; on which dates such events occurred; and on which dates they...

    • Air Pollution

      To ask Her Majesty's Government on which dates between 1 January 2017 and 1 September 2019  the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs convened the multi-agency response group to...

      EU Rapid Alert Systems for Food and Feed

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress has been made with discussions about the UK remaining an active member of the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed operated by the EU.

      White Fish: North Sea

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of climate change on North Sea cod losing sustainability status.

      Forests: North of England

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress is being made on the Northern Forest scheme and (1) how many trees have been planted so far, (2) how many will be planted in each of the next five...

      Forests: North of England

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much funding they will provide towards the Northern Forest scheme in each year from 2018–2023; and in each year how much of this is expected to be spent...

      Forests: Lancashire

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had since the announcement of the Northern Forest scheme on its possible extension to Lancashire or a part of that county.

      Forests: North of England

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether proposals under the Northern Forest scheme will include any rewilding schemes.

      Electrical Control Equipment: Sulphur Hexafluoride

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will consult the National Grid and other electricity suppliers about the use of the greenhouse gas sodium hexafluoride as an insulation material in...

      Bridleways and Public Footpaths: Lake District National Park

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the damage caused to footpaths and bridleways in the Lake District National Park; and what measures are available to park...

      Incinerators

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the reasons for the 1.3 million ton increase in the incineration of waste in 2017 compared to 2016, as outlined in the...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: Ickenham

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made against the environmental objective to attain good water quality standards at the Ickenham stream by 2027 of (1) the removal of...

      Public Footpaths: Coastal Areas

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they are on track to meet their commitment, made in December 2014, that the English Coastal Path will be completed and open in 2020; and if not, what are...

      Public Footpaths: Coastal Areas

      To ask Her Majesty's Government which sections of the English Coastal Path are now open; and what are the expected opening dates of the remaining sections in each area.

      Environment Protection

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what will be the arrangements for environmental protection and upholding environmental standards from the date of the UK leaving the EU and the date on which...

      Eggs: Import Duties

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to revise their proposed no-deal tariff schedule to include eggs and egg products.

      Packaging: Waste

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what research they are conducting into extended producer responsibility to assist in the reduction of pollution by plastics and to encourage the use of recyclable...

      Waste: Exports

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they intend to take to prevent the export of waste products from the UK.

      Packaging: Waste

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what incentives they intend to offer to (1) producers, (2) wholesalers, and (3) retailers, to reduce the amount of packaging in the economy, in particular...

      Plastics: Waste Disposal

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the amendment of the Basel Convention on Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes in June 2019 to include a list...

      Deserts: Waste Disposal

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to commission research into the capacity of the world's deserts to accommodate toxic wastes and non-recyclable plastics.

      Water Supply: Colne Valley

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Gardiner of Kimble on 1 August (HL17256), what assessment they have made of the advice from the Environment Agency to...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: Hillingdon

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assurances they have sought from HS2 Ltd about the impacts on their plans of the confirmation by the London Borough of Hillingdon in 2011 that New Years Green...

      Trees: Conservation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the adequacy of legal protections for ancient yew trees.

      Trees: Conservation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will consult (1) members of the public, (2) civil society organisations, and (3) local authorities, on options for increasing legal protections...

      Trees: Conservation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to recognise ancient yew trees as part of the UK’s national heritage.

      Beverage Containers: Recycling

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the timetable for the introduction of a deposit return scheme for drinks containers; what use will be made of reverse vending machines as part of such a...

      Agriculture: Subsidies

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether pilots, or other tests and trials, of the proposed Environmental Land Management Schemes have taken place; and if so, when they will publish the results.

      Eggs: Imports

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans, if any, they have to make the duty-free import of eggs conditional upon animal welfare requirements.

      Eggs: Standards

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that egg and egg products continue to comply with high welfare standards after Brexit.

      Eggs

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure the vitality of the British egg industry after Brexit.

      Recycling

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the EU's Circular Economy Package; and what steps, if any, they are taking to implement the concept of a circular economy in the UK.

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what procedures they have established for companies to apply for UK REACH certification of compliance in the event of the UK exiting the EU.

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to publish the procedures for companies to obtain UK REACH certification of compliance.

  • Home Office

    • Immigration: Fees and Charges

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how the costs of an application (1) for limited leave to remain, and (2) to extend limited leave to remain, are calculated; by how much the costs of such...

    • Police Advisory Board

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will nominate representatives of the Police Superintendents' Association to the Police Advisory Board of England and Wales; and if not, why not.

      Immigration

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the evidence and recommendations in the report by Let Us Learn! 'Normality is a luxury’: how 'limited leave to remain' is...

      Right of Abode: British National (Overseas)

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of recent calls to restore the right of abode in the UK to holders of British National (Overseas) passports living in Hong Kong; and...

      Asylum

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by the Refugee and the No Accommodation Network Missing the Safety Net, published on 4 September, in particular...

      Drugs: Decriminalisation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to review their policy on illegal drugs, following the decriminalisation of such drugs in many jurisdictions including parts of North...

      Asylum: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of applicants for support under section 4(2) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999, in the last year for which records are held, were asked...

  • Department for International Development

    • Tanzania: Ebola

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the outbreak of disease with Ebola-like symptoms in Tanzania.

    • Syria: Migrant Camps

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the difficulties of relocating the displaced people still in the Rukban camp, near the frontier of Syria and Jordan; what...

      Developing Countries: Climate Change

      To ask Her Majesty's Government which least developed countries are currently in receipt of UK aid funding to be used specifically to address the effects of climate change.

      Developing Countries: Climate Change

      To ask Her Majesty's Government which least developed countries (1) experiencing, and (2) likely to experience, rising (a) ocean levels, and (b) temperatures, are receiving, or due to...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Business: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support Northern Ireland's business community.

    • Universal Credit: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that social security mitigations in Northern Ireland will continue after March 2020 in the absence of an Executive.

      Agriculture: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans are in place to protect the Northern Ireland agricultural sector in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

      Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to promote to the people of Northern Ireland the benefits of Northern Ireland forming part of the UK.

  • Treasury

    • Occupational Pensions: Tax Allowances

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, with respect to the National Statistics data published in April, which estimated the total cost of pension tax relief in respect of registered pension...

    • Brexit

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of the budget preparing for a no-deal Brexit has been spent on advertisements (1) in newspapers, (2) on radio and television, and (3) on...

      Borders: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to install electronic detection border equipment in Northern Ireland.

      Personation: Credit Rating

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact on victims of identity fraud in particular any adverse credit rating changes and the subsequent impact of...

      Foster Care: Taxation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact on foster carers of their plans to extend the new IR35 rules to the private sector from April 2020.

      Crowdfunding: Regulation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to (1) investigate delays in, and (2) take action to speed activity in, and (3) ensure lenders are properly informed about, secondary...

      Developing Countries: Climate Change

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to initiate, or support, a new debt relief scheme designed to assist the least developed countries affected by climate change.

      Business

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will publish the results of Operation Kingfisher before 31 October; and if so, when.

      Aircraft: VAT

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what, if any, will be the VAT implications for aircraft which have to date been imported into, but may not be physically in, the UK on the planned exit day from the EU.

      Thomas Cook: Insolvency

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the amount of tax and duty owed by Thomas Cook at the time of their entry into administration; and what assessment they have made...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Social Media: Advertising

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that social media companies use image recognition software to identify and block the advertising of illegal drugs.

    • Scout Association

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when Ministers last met the Scout Association; and which subjects were discussed.

      Voluntary Work: Ombudsman Service

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans, if any, they have to establish an Ombudsman, in partnership with the voluntary sector, to investigate matters of concern raised by volunteers into...

      British Board of Film Classification

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when the standstill period for the British Board of Film Classification's Guidance on Age-verification Arrangements ends; and when they intend to (1) lay that...

      Social Media

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans, if any, they have to combat sadfishing.

      Public Libraries

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to promote libraries in the UK.

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      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether ATA Carnets would be required for musicians who are travelling to perform in multiple EU countries in the event of a no-deal Brexit with regard to their...

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