Written answers

Tuesday, 5 November 2019

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Public Health: Emergencies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what criteria his Department uses to identify public health emergencies.

    • Drugs: Death

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the reasons for the increase in drug-related deaths; and what recent discussions he has had with...

      Immigrants: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how money raised from the immigration healthcare surcharge is spent.

      Tuberculosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to support areas at high risk of tuberculosis.

      Clinical Commissioning Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will place in the Library, for each CCG merger application received (a) the assurances of the proposed new CCG's ability to engage...

      Incontinence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that doctors, nurses and other health-workers receive adequate training in continence issues as part of...

      Hormone Replacement Therapy

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

      Joint Replacements: Waiting Lists

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people waited more than 18 weeks from referral to treatment for (a) hip replacements and (b) knee replacements by each NHS...

      Joint Replacements: Waiting Lists

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people waiting for joint replacement surgery exercised their right to an alternative provider by NHS Hospital Trust from April...

      Degaralix

      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.

      Cervical Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the average waiting time for cervical screening results was in each region; and what assessment he has made of trends in the length...

      Cannabis: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many notifications the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency received from pharmacies and specials importers on...

      Human Papillomavirus: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions he has had with the Northern Ireland Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety on the introduction...

      Human Papillomavirus: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of the introduction of HPV primary screening in Northern Ireland.

      Blood Cancer: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to (a) improve and (b) expedite the appraisal process for blood cancer patients to receive appropriate treatments.

      Blood Cancer: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of introducing a strategy for the treatment of blood cancer.

      Blood Cancer: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure the provision of personalised psychological support for people with blood cancer.

      Shingles: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what his policy is on the introduction of a call and re-call system for the uptake of vaccinations for shingles.

      Vaccination: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will take steps with the Devolved Administrations to ensure a standard fee structure for the provision of vaccinations by GPs.

      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.

      Women's Centres: Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much funding NHS England has given to Women's Centres dealing with female offenders in each of the last three years.

      Joint Replacements: Waiting Lists

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the waiting times were for (a) hip replacement and (b) knee replacement surgery in 2018-19 by NHS Foundation Trust.

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department has taken to contact (a) Sanofi and (b) other suppliers of flu vaccine to ensure that they supply...

      Medicine: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to bring forward the point of full registration of doctors with the GMC to graduation from medical school.

      Endometriosis: 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 endometriosis.

      Obesity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent steps he has taken to reduce rates of obesity.

      Diabetes: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much money was spent from the public purse on the (a) treatment and (b) care of people with diabetes in each year since 2014.

      Breast Cancer: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the findings of Breast Cancer Now in its report entitled The...

      Health: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Written Statement on the Publication of Professor Sir Mike Richards’ Review of National Adult Screening...

      Cannabis: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answers of 27 June 2019 to Questions 266861 and 266862, how many prescriptions for full-extract medical cannabis have...

      Ambulance Services: Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the average cost to the NHS of an emergency ambulance call out in (a) 2018, (b) 2017, (c) 2016 and (d) 2015.

      Thalidomide

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Answer of 9 September 2019 to Question 286835 on Thalidomide, what his timetable is for considering evidence from...

      Orkambi and Symkevi

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has in place to ensure that clinicians will be able to begin prescribing Orkambi and Symkevi within 30 days of his 24...

      Royal Liverpool Hospital

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 28 October 2019 Question 4280, whether he has asked the NAO to investigate the circumstances surrounding the...

      Accident and Emergency Departments: Mental Illness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Answer of 18 October 2018 to Question 181292, on Mental Health Services: Children, how many people aged 18 and...

      Blood: Contamination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many haemophiliac registrant victims of the contaminated blood scandal were paid the full £20,000 from the £10 million that...

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress has been made on (a) the NHS Long Term Plan commitment to ensure that 100 per cent of children and young people who need...

      Health: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to fulfill its commitment in its Prevention Green Paper to seek views on how to improve the healthy...

      Health: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he is putting in place to support and monitor the delivery of the revised Healthy Child programme.

      Diabetes: Medical Equipment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to widen the NHS England criteria under which diabetes patients can receive the Freestyle Libre glucose...

      Out-patients: Romford

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of hospital appointments that were missed in Romford constituency in each of the last 10 years.

      General Practitioners: Romford

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the average waiting time was for a GP appointment in Romford constituency in each of the last 10 years.

      Dementia: Romford

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much funding his Department plans to allocate to Romford constituency in support of dementia services over the next five years.

      Accident and Emergency Departments: Mental Illness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many admissions to accident and emergency departments of people aged under 18-years old with mental health conditions there have been...

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of NHS mental health patients received follow-up treatment within 48 hours after being discharged as an inpatient from a...

      Blood: Contamination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to equalise all payments to those (a) infected and (b) affected by the contaminated blood scandal...

      Department of Health and Social Care: International Men's Day

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to mark International Men's Day on 19 November 2019.

      HIV Infection: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many local authorities do not have a PrEP impact trial site.

      HIV Infection: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to support local authorities that do not have a PrEP impact trial prepare for routine commissioning.

      Neurology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to establish a national plan in England for neurological health and care services.

      HIV Infection: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that sufficient places are available in each clinic for the duration of the PreP trial.

      Neurology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will end the practice of placing people with neurological conditions (a) in generic nursing homes that do not meet their needs and...

      Neurology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department will direct local authorities to start routinely recording whether someone they are providing services for has a...

      Neurology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will provide (a) clear commissioning guidance for CCGs so that they are able to commission effectively for people with neurological...

      In Vitro Fertilisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure equity of access to IVF treatment across (a) clinical commissioning group areas and (b)...

      Parkinson's Disease: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to help ensure Parkinson's disease patients receive medication on time while in hospital.

      Cancer: Diagnosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Written Statement of 16 September 2019, Official Report, HCWS11, when Professor Sir Mike Richards plans to publish...

      Breast Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to his Written Statement of 16 September 2019, Official Report, HCWS11, what the timeframe is for NHSX to complete its...

      Gender Recognition: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, by what date it is planned that the process for the procurements of the new NHS Gender Identity Services for Adults will be completed.

      Gender Recognition: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the procurement of the new NHS England Gender Identity Services for Adults will build sufficient capacity to ensure that the NHS...

      Gender Recognition: Prescriptions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the cost to clinical commissioning groups was of prescribing products related to gender identity for transgender and non-binary...

      Gender Recognition: Prescriptions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will instruct Clinical Commissioning Groups to fund the cost of prescribing products related to gender identity for transgender and...

      Gender Recognition: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what provisions he has put in place for those who define as non-binary in the new NHS Gender Identity Services specification.

      Gender Recognition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many Gender Identity Services patients identified as (a) binary and (b) non-binary in each of the last five years.

      Parkinson's Disease: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that people with Parkinson’s receive their medication on time.

      Orkambi

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with the Northern Ireland Department of Health on UK-wide access to Orkambi.

      Cannabis: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure medicinal cannabis is accessible via GPs.

      Bereavement Counselling: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to increase funding for bereavement counselling services.

      Department of Health and Social Care: Digital Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, who is responsible for digitisation in his Department; and what mechanisms the person with responsibility for digitisation uses to...

      Surgery: Waiting Lists

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the average waiting time was for trauma and orthopaedic surgery in each NHS Foundation Trust in each month of 2018-19.

      Surgery: Waiting Lists

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the average waiting time is for trauma and orthopaedic surgery in the 12 NHS Trusts participating in the field test programme as...

      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 affected by shortages of Hormone Replacement Therapy; and if he will make a statement.

      Hormone Replacement Therapy: Gender Recognition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect of the nationwide HRT shortage on the transgender community; and if he will make a statement.

      General Practitioners: Postnatal Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the merits of a postnatal physical and mental health check for new mothers conducted by GPs.

      General Practitioners: Southampton

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to reduce GP waiting times in Southampton.

      General practitioners: Working Hours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to increase the number of GP surgeries that offer evening and weekend appointments.

      Dementia: Loneliness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to tackle loneliness among people with dementia.

      Carers: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to support the mental health needs of young people who have additional responsibilities as carers.

      Hospital Beds

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what comparative assessment he has made of the number of NHS overnight beds available in England from 1 April to 30 June in (a) 2010 and...

      Diabetes: St Helens

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that people living in the St Helens borough with diabetes continue to receive the...

      Hounslow Clinical Commissioning Group: Health Visitors

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many full-time equivalent health visitors were employed by Hounslow Clinical Commissioning Group in each year since 2015.

      Hounslow Clinical Commissioning Group: Nurses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many full-time equivalent mental health nurses were employed by Hounslow Clinical Commissioning Group in each year since 2015.

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will ensure that early intervention mental health support is available to children and young people in (a) Brighton and Hove and...

      Postnatal Care: Mental Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to provide every new mother with a six-week health check that includes a conversation on mental health; and...

      Genito-urinary medicine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the national sexual health strategy will address inequalities in sexual health.

      European Medicines Agency: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure the maintenance of the relationship between the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency...

      Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress he has made on the (a) publication of and (b) timeframe for the implementation of the NHS People Plan.

      Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of establishing the post of a commissioner for older people.

      NHS: Complaints

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, which NHS organisation is responsible for ensuring NHS complaints are handled effectively; and what the process is for handling...

      Department of Health and Social Care: Honours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of staff in his Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b) June 2019 were (i) from...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether she has made an estimate of the cost to the public purse of reversing the roll-out of universal credit and returning to the previous...

    • Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many applications for personal independence payment (a) lapsed and (b) were withdrawn due to the death of the applicant in the most recent...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many applications for universal credit (a) lapsed and (b) were withdrawn due to the death of the applicant in the most recent 12 months...

      Employment and Support Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many applications for employment and support allowance (a) lapsed and (b) were withdrawn due to the death of the applicant in the most...

      Social Security Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent discussions she has had with (a) the Prime Minister and (b) the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the length of the benefits freeze.

      Affordable Housing: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment she has made of the affordability of the housing market in Scotland for families in receipt of benefits.

      Department for Work and Pensions: International Men's Day

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans her Department has to mark International Men's Day on 19 November 2019.

      Employment and Support Allowance: Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 21 October 2019 to Question 198, what steps she is taking to improve telephone waiting times for the employment and...

      Employment: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to increase the number of disabled people in work.

      Average Earnings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of year-on-year trends in the level of average weekly earnings in each year since 2010.

      Local Housing Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will make an (a) estimate of the cost to the public purse of restoring local housing allowance to cover the cheapest third of local...

      Bereavement Benefits: Cohabitation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether she has made an assessment of the amount of money bereaved partners potentially missed by not being eligible to receive bereavement...

      Employment: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many employers in (a) Crawley and (b) the UK have signed up to the Disability Confident scheme; and how many jobs have been created (i) in...

      Children: Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many non-resident parents have had their passports revoked following a failure to make Child Maintenance Service payments since the new...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will make it her policy to collect data on the number of home visits being proactively offered to claimants of universal credit that...

      Department for Work and Pensions: Digital Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, who is responsible for digitisation in her Department; and what mechanisms the that person uses to champion digitisation.

      Maternity Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 31 October 2019 to Question 5404, what the working day turn around for maternity allowance claims was before 15...

      Department for Work and Pensions: Honours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of staff in his Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b) June 2019 were (i) from ethnic...

  • Home Office

    • Home Office: Energy Supply

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

    • Immigration: Married People

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU without a deal on the right to (a) live and (b) work in the UK...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Answer of 30 September to Question 290873, whether a prisoner serving a sentence is eligible to apply for settled...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department checks the tax and benefit records of applicants to the EU Settlement Scheme who have been in the UK for less than...

      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 support under Section 4 of the Immigration and Asylum Act...

      Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what impact assessment was undertaken before the decision was made not to guarantee continued funding for organisations through the Asylum,...

      Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she has guaranteed replacement funding for organisations currently receiving support through the Asylum, Migration and Integration...

      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...

      Passports: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much revenue the Government has received from the issuing of passports in each of the last four years.

      Immigration: Republic of Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will ensure that all Irish citizens will retain full existing rights under the Government's proposed immigration bill.

      Immigration: Windrush Generation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she has taken to promote the (a) Windrush Helpline and (b) Windrush Compensation Scheme to individuals in (i) India, (ii)...

      Asylum

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the report entitled, Missing the safety net, published by Refugee Action, what processes her Department has in place to...

      Visas

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many and what proportion of visitor visas were refused in each year since 2010.

      Asylum: Greek Islands

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to facilitate the resettlement of (a) vulnerable children and (b) unaccompanied minors from Greek islands.

      Asylum: Greece

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the UK plans to undertake medical evacuations of critically ill children in Greece whose access to adequate and timely healthcare...

      Passports

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many and what proportion of people hold a UK passport; and what her estimate is of the number and proportion of UK citizens who do not...

      Home Office: Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department uses Office for National Statistics estimates of personal well-being in formulating policy; and what policies her...

      Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential effect on (a) refugees and (b) people seeking asylum in the UK of (i) charities and (ii)...

      UK Border Force: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many Border Force officers are on standby to be placed at the Irish border on 31 October 2019 in the event that the UK leaves the EU...

      Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how her Department plans to support the efficient management of migration flows and integration of refugees when the UK no longer receives...

      Immigration: Afghanistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what representations she has received on delays experienced by Afghan Sikh refugees in the UK immigration system.

      Overseas Students: English Language

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent progress her Department has made on the review of the treatment of overseas students alleged to have cheated in English language...

      Asylum: Sexuality

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to improve the accuracy of the data in the report Experimental Statistics: Asylum claims on the basis of...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment her Department has made of the adequacy of the minimum income requirement threshold after the UK leaves the EU.

      Immigration: Windrush Generation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to publish the Wendy Williams' report on the Windrush lessons learned review.

      Home Office: Jainism and Zoroastrianism

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when representatives of the (a) Jain and (b) Zoroastrian community were invited to national events organised by her Department in each of...

      British National (Overseas): Hong Kong

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many British National Overseas passports are held by citizens of Hong Kong.

      Counter-terrorism: Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to her Department’s response to the freedom of information request submitted to the Home Office by Liberty, what recent...

      Asylum: Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans the Government has to (a) record and (b) publish data on asylum claims based on (i) gender identity and expression and (ii) sex...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Answer of 2 October 2019 to Question 293633 on Immigration: EU Nationals, what estimate she has made of the proportion...

      Disclosure and Barring Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 8 October 2019 to Question 264398 on Disclosure and Barring Service and with reference to page 1 of the letter...

      British Indian Ocean Territory: Sovereignty

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether British Overseas Territories citizenship will be granted to individuals descended from Chagossians born in the British Indian Ocean...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether EU citizens that have renewed their passport are able to provide evidence of their new passport number to the EU Settlement Scheme...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the average time taken was to complete applications to the EU Settlement Scheme in each month since its inception.

      Police: Hate Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will bring forward legislative proposals to provide for longer sentences for people who commit hate crime against police officers.

      Police: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much funding she has allocated to provide police officers with inner armour training.

      Criminal Investigation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Government collects data on the number of people released under investigation for each category of offence.

      Electronic Cigarettes: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many times police services have been called to (a) a school and (b) other locations for an incident in relation to vaping fluid laced...

      Agriculture: Seasonal Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many inspections the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority has undertaken on farms employing workers under the seasonal workers pilot...

      Human Trafficking: Essex

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department will provide financial assistance for repatriation of the bodies of the people discovered in a shipping container in...

      Knives: Crime

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

      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 constituency and (b)...

      Vagrancy Act 1824

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to support the review of the Vagrancy Act 1824 being carried out by the Ministry for Housing,...

      Greece: Prisoners' Release

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many persons released from Greek prisons under the Paraskevopoulos Law have subsequently entered the UK.

      Asylum

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the average time taken has been for her Department to process asylum claims for cases of (a) unaccompanied asylum seeking children and...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Answer of 7 October to Question 290879 on Immigration: EU Nationals, what information her Department will provide to...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Answer of 7 October 2019 to Question 290879 on Immigration: EU Nationals, what processes she has in place to monitor...

      Home Office: Written Questions

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to answer Questions (a) 161, (b) 162 and (c) 164 tabled on 14 October 2019 by the hon. Member for Sheffield Central.

      Retail Trade: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many offences of (a) malicious wounding, (b) grievous bodily harm, (c) actual bodily harm and (d) common assault - aggravated were...

      Knives: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) knives were found in and (b) offences involving knives occurred in or in the vicinity of (a) secondary schools and sixth form...

      Human Trafficking: Essex

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make an assessment of the background circumstances of the 39 Chinese nationals found killed in Grays, Essex on 23 October 2019...

      Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund

      To ask the secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she plans to continue to allocate money to the Government's Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund in the event that the UK leaves...

      Human Trafficking: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to protect vulnerable children from human trafficking.

      Fire and Rescue Services: Inspections

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many fire safety audits were completed by each Fire Brigade in England in each year since 2009-10.

      Criminal Investigation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans the Government has to collect data on the category of offences for people released under investigation.

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Answer of 10 December 2018 to HL11784, whether biometric data from people who have obtained settled status will not be...

      Asylum: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many of the UKVI investigations into asylum fraud since 2009 have resulted in criminal prosecutions.

      Immigration: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many of the UKVI-led prosecutions for immigration fraud since 2009 have resulted in convictions.

      Asylum: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to Question 281779 on Asylum: Scotland, how many asylum seekers resident in Scotland have been required to attend Home Office...

      Asylum: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to Question 281780 tabled on 24 July 2019 on Asylum: Scotland, what assessment she has made of the (a) financial and (b)...

      Catalytic Converters: Theft

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps police forces are taking to improve the recording of thefts of catalytic converters from motor vehicles.

      Passports: Republic of Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many passport applications from residents of the Republic of Ireland were processed by the passport office in Belfast in each year since...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taken to ensure that the Status Checking Programme is fully operational before the UK leaves the EU.

      Hate Crime: Autism

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make it her policy to record the number of incidents of hate crime against people with autistic spectrum disorders.

      Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent discussions she has had with Police and Crime Commissioners on ensuring that fraud cases are investigated (a) effectively and...

      Drugs: Misuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to introduce drug consumption rooms.

      Knives: Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the efficacy of police stop and search powers in reducing knife crime.

      Home Office: Written Questions

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to answer Question 596 tabled on 15 October 2019 by the hon. Member for Wolverhampton North East.

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate her Department has made of the number of (a) Belgian, (b) Dutch (c) French, (d) German, (e) Italian and (f) Luxembourg...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the immigration status of EU27 nationals resident in the UK will be in the event that the UK leaves the EU if they were given...

      Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to support EU, EEA and Swiss citizens that require assistance to apply for settled status.

      Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she has taken to inform (a) EU, (b) EEA and (c) Swiss citizens residing in the UK who have not applied for settled status of the...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether EU citizens resident in the UK will be subject to penalties if they do not apply for settled status by the deadline of (a) 30 June...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the implications for her policy on the EU Settlement Scheme of the finding in Library Briefing Note...

      Extradition: USA

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to Answer on 22 October 2019 to Question 151 on Extradition: USA, how many (a) US citizens have been extradited to the UK and (b)...

      Convictions: Biometrics

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer on 16 October 2019 to Question 999 on Convictions: biometrics, if she will undertake an assessment of the accuracy of...

      Cannabis: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the Government’s policy is on the importation of small amounts of prescribed medical cannabis that have been sourced from abroad.

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many applications to the EU Settlement Scheme were delayed by technical issues in each month since the scheme was launched.

      Emergency Services Network

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 18 October 2019 to Question 1909 on Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Ystradffin Farm, when...

      Cannabis: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the Government’s policy is on the importation of legally prescribed medical cannabis for individuals that has been sourced from...

      Police: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much of the £750 million police recruitment fund announced in the Spending Review will be retained by her Department to spend on...

      Home Office: International Men's Day

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans her Department has to mark International Men's Day on 19 November 2019.

      Radicalism

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent steps the Government has taken to tackle extremism in the UK.

      Animal Experiments: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Answer of 9 September 2019 to Question 282282 on Animal Experiments: Licensing, (a) whether project licences...

      Undocumented Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration’s inspection into the Home Office’s Approach to...

      Undocumented Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration’s inspection into the Home Office’s Approach to...

      Undocumented Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will publish the number of arrests resulting from illegal working deployments by ICE teams between 1 April 2015 and 1 October 2019,...

      Community Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many community events have been (a) held and (b) hosted by the National Community Engagement team in the last 12 months.

      Community Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many events hosted by the National Community Engagement team have taken place at (a) a community centre, (b) a place of worship and (c)...

      Undocumented Migrants

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many individuals without leave to remain have been encountered by the Home Office through the National Community Engagement team.

      Deportation: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many EU nationals were removed from the UK for failing to exercise their treaty rights in (a) 2014, (b) 2015, (c) 2016, (d) 2017 (e)...

      Deportation: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many EU nationals who had not served a prison sentence in the UK were deported in (a) 2014, (b) 2015, (c) 2016, (d) 2017, (e) 2018 and...

      Home Office: Honours

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what proportion of staff in his Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b) June 2019 were (i) from ethnic...

      Missing People: Biometrics

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department plans to work with (a) Kent Police, (b) West Midlands Police and (c) the British Transport Police on running live...

      Home Office: Digital Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, who is responsible for digitisation in her Department; and what mechanisms the person with responsibility for digitisation uses to champion...

      British Nationals Abroad: Syria

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of local authority capacity to support British children returning from North east Syria.

      Proceeds of Crime: South Sudan

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the report by Sentry entitled The Taking of South Sudan, what steps her Department is taking to identify and seize...

      Asylum: Sri Lanka

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many Sri Lankan nationals have been granted asylum in the UK on the grounds of torture since 2015.

      Motorcycles: Road Traffic Offences

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to tackle the illegal use of motorcycles in Southampton.

      Sussex Police

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the effect on community safety in Sussex of the change in the number of Sussex police officers between 2010...

      Police: Feltham and Heston

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many full-time police officers were allocated to Feltham and Heston constituency in (a) 2019, (b) 2018, (c) 2017, (d) 2016 and (e) 2015.

      Police National Computer: Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Police National Computer holds information on individuals' immigration statuses.

      Undocumented Migrants

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people have been arrested for immigration offences as part of Operation Nexus in each of the last three years.

      Prostitution

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the implications for her policies of the University of Bristol’s October 2019 report entitled The...

      Domestic Violence: Rural Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps he is taking to tackle domestic violence in rural areas.

      Human Trafficking: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when the Independent Child Trafficking Guardianship scheme will be rolled out across all regions of England and Wales; and if she will make...

      Guardianship

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps have been taken to provide independent legal guardianship for separated, unaccompanied and trafficked children in the UK.

      Hate Crime: Emergency Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many recorded incidences of hate crime were reported by staff in the (a) Ambulance Service, (b) Fire Service and (c) Police in (a) 2010,...

      Hate Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of trends in the level of police (a) numbers and (b) funding on the ability of the police to investigate hate crime.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to respond to the email from the hon. Member for Birkenhead in relation to Mr Khalil Ahmad Husseyni, Case ID, 023703324.

      Immigration: Windrush Generation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she is aware of meetings that have taken place between the office of Wendy Williams and stakeholder (a) individuals and (b)...

      Immigration: Windrush Generation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, on what date her Department will publish a timetable for delivery of the final report of the Windrush lessons learned review.

      Immigration: Windrush Generation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many times officials in her Department have met with the office of Wendy Williams.

      Serious and Organised Crime Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether survivor support will be considered as part of the review into serious and organised crime led by Sir Craig Mackey.

      Abortion: Clinics

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she has plans to introduce national buffer zones outside abortion clinics.

      Proof of Identity: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate her Department has made of the number of people in Scotland who do not have a (a) passport and (b) driving licence.

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Homicide: Loughinisland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, pursuant to the Answer of 25 October 2019 to Question 1562 on Homicide: Loughinisland, what the cost to the Police Service of Northern Ireland...

    • Northern Ireland Office: Digital Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, who is responsible for digitisation in his Department; and what mechanisms the person with responsibility for digitisation uses to champion...

      Northern Ireland Office: Honours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what proportion of staff in his Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b) June 2019 were (i) from ethnic...

  • Treasury

    • Financial Institutions

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what progress has been made on introducing a statutory duty of care for banks and financial institutions to better support people living with cancer.

    • Small Businesses: Brighton and Hove

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect of business rates on small and independent businesses in Brighton and Hove; and if he will make a statement.

      Tobacco: EU Action

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans his Department has to review track-and-trace arrangements to ensure that they comply with the FCTC Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in...

      UK Trade with EU: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what technologies will be used to monitor trade flows over the Irish border after the UK leaves the EU; and whether his Department plans to introduce...

      Treasury: Honours

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what proportion of staff in his Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b) June 2019 were (i) from ethnic minority...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Television: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions she has had with the Prime Minister on the BBC decision to change the eligibility criteria for free TV...

    • Video On Demand

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what her timescale is for responding to the Ofcom recommendations in the report entitled Making on-demand services accessible:...

      Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: International Men's Day

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans her Department has to mark International Men's Day on 19 November 2019.

      Arts: Free Movement of People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment she has made of the potential economic effect on the UK creative arts sector of travel restrictions after the...

      Newspaper Press: Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if she will make an assessment of the effectiveness of press regulation by the Independent Press Standards Organisation.

      Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Digital Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, who is responsible for digitisation in her Department; and what mechanisms the person with responsibility for digitisation...

      Broadband: Universal Service Obligation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what progress her Department has made on meeting the target to implement the Universal Service Obligation for broadband by...

      Housing: Broadband

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps she is taking to ensure that new housing developments have a broadband connection.

      Broadband

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of including prospective premises in the Open Market Review that takes...

      Social Media: Disinformation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions she has had with (a) Cabinet colleagues, (b) the Information Commissioner's Office and (c) social...

      National Rifle Association

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether she has held meetings with representatives of the Charity Commission to discuss the corporate governance standards of...

      Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Honours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what proportion of staff in her Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b) June 2019 were...

  • Leader of the House

    • Members: Juries

      To ask the Leader of the House, what steps he has taken to establish a mechanism by which the Government takes responsibility for MPs' absence for jury service.

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Thomas Cook: Insolvency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate she has made of the number of the Thomas Cook employees who have been made redundant in each region of the UK.

    • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Jainism and Zoroastrianism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when representatives of the (a) Jain and (b) Zoroastrian community were invited to national events organised by her...

      Business: Disadvantaged

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

      Post Office: Strikes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent discussions she has had with representatives of (a) Royal Mail Group and (b) the Communication Workers...

      Small Businesses: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps her Department is taking to support small business growth in (a) Sutton Coldfield and (b) the West Midlands.

      Directors: Prosecutions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the letter of 23 September 2019 from the Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate...

      Zero Hours Contracts: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions she has had with the Scottish Trades Union Congress on the effect of zero-hours contracts on the (a)...

      Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when the Government plans to publish its plan for how the UK will achieve net zero emissions by 2050.

      Audit, Reporting and Governance Authority

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when she plans to put the Audit, Reporting and Governance Authority on a statutory basis.

      Office for Product Safety and Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much funding was allocated to the Office for Product Safety and Standards; and how many staff were employed in that...

      Consumers: Protection

      To ask the Secretary for State of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the cost to the public purse was of all departmental and non-departmental public body spending on (a) consumer...

      Consumers: Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the cost to the public purse has been of all departmental and non-departmental public body spending on (a)...

      Green Deal Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many people were recruited on to the Green Deal Apprenticeship Scheme.

      Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that the UK meets its renewed target of Zero Carbon emissions by 2050.

      Mineworkers' Pension Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 30 October 2019 to Question 5421, whether proposals for the long-term protection of pension...

      Personal Care Services: Qualifications

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of encouraging hairdressers to obtain hairdressing qualifications.

      Universities: Herefordshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps the Marches local enterprise partnership has taken to support the New Model in Technology and Engineering...

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Honours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what proportion of staff in her Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b) June 2019...

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Housing: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment the Government has made of the effect of its decision to ban gas central heating for new-build houses...

    • Buildings: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what discussions he has had with the expert advisory panel on building safety on revising Advice Note 14 following the...

      Welfare Assistance Schemes: Revenue Support Grant

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, on what he took the decision to roll local welfare assistance funding into revenue support grant; and what assessment...

      Social Rented Housing: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what estimate his Department has made of the number of residential properties in England owned by social housing...

      Housing: Balconies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to the Government's Advice Note on Balconies on Residential Buildings published on 24 June 2019, what...

      Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many staff at which grades his Department requires to undertake work on leaving the EU without an agreement in the...

      Social Rented Housing: Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, when he plans to publish the results of his Department's consultation entitled, Consultation on changes to the...

      Social Rented Housing: Tenancy Agreements

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many people living in social housing have been denied the right to succeed a tenancy after the death of their...

      Housing: 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...

      High Rise Flats: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the number of local authorities who have stepped in to remove flammable cladding from...

      Affordable Housing: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the proposed new national model for shared ownership on the...

      Housing: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what recent estimate he has made of the number of (a) tower blocks and (b) other residential dwellings with dangerous...

      Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans he has to staff the Departmental Operations Centre in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

      Travellers: Caravan Sites

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking in response to the consultation entitled Powers for dealing with unauthorised...

      Travellers: Caravan Sites

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to define dominance in respect of the proportion of Traveller sites in a local area.

      Travellers: Caravan Sites

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to paragraph three of his Department's April 2015 Planning policy for Traveller sites, what evidential...

      Travellers: Caravan Sites

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to ensure that the Land Registry is kept up to date in respect of land holdings on Traveller sites.

      Travellers: Caravan Sites

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what procedures should be followed by which bodies when non-Travellers live on Traveller sites.

      Ground Rent

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of banning ground rents on the management of building...

      Freehold

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment his Department has made of the role professional freeholders play in managing building (a) safety, (b)...

      UK Shared Prosperity Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on ensuring that the UK Shared Prosperity Fund...

      National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to the Answer of 14 March 2019 to Question 229098, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public...

      Hate Crime: South America

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to combat hate crime directed at the UK’s Latin American communities.

      Channel Islands: Monuments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of a memorial to people who suffered under Nazi occupation in...

      Local Government Finance: Romford

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing Communities and Local Government, how much financial support Romford constituency has received from publicly funded projects and infrastructure...

      Social Rented Housing: Pets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether the Government plans to bring forward legislative proposals to make it easier for tenants in rented...

      Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: International Men's Day

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans his Department has to mark International Men's Day on 19 November 2019.

      Help to Buy Scheme

      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...

      Prefabricated Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment criteria were used to determine the distribution of the £38 million fund supporting modular...

      Planning: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, when he plans to make an announcement on the uplift in planning fees; for what reason that announcement has not yet...

      Social Rented Housing: Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether the Government plans to create a new consumer regulator for social housing with powers for monitoring and...

      Local Government: Ethics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether he has plans to bring forward legislative proposals to implement the recommendations in the report entitled,...

      Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many (a) council owned and (b) housing association buildings have received funding from the Government’s...

      Homelessness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will make it his policy to (a) provide permanent homes to people living in temporary accommodation and (b) end...

      Housing: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018, what recent estimate he has made of the total...

      Holiday Accommodation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will take steps to help councils that plan to impose and enforce a 90 day cap on properties let out on (a)...

      Religious Hatred: Islam

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment she had made of trends in the level of islamophobia on the wellbeing of British Muslims.

      Hate Crime: Islam

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment she has made of trends in the level of hate crime committed against Muslim women on the wellbeing of...

      Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many payments have been made from the Government's fund for the removal and replacement of unsafe cladding; who...

      Universities: Herefordshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, for what reasons the Marches LEP released Phase 1 funding for the New Model in Technology and Engineering university...

      Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what proportion of staff in his Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b) June...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Armed Forces: Secondment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many military personnel have been seconded to Government Departments in the last 12 months.

    • Ministry of Defence: International Men's Day

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans his Department has to mark International Men's Day on 19 November 2019.

      War Widows

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what progress he has made on achieving equal treatment for the 150-300 war widows who receive no war widow bereavement benefits due to remarrying or...

      Armed Forces: Deployment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department uses criteria to decide whether an international deployment of the armed forces is (a) combat and (b) non-combat.

      Ministry of Defence: Public Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on the (a) prosperity and (b) economy of local areas in which armed forces are based of spending...

      HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Queen Elizabeth

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he plans to announce the location for a new dry dock facility capable of housing HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Queen Elizabeth.

      Ministry of Defence: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on the economy of Wales of (a) spending and (b) investment by (i) his Department and (ii) the...

      National Rifle Association

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the National Rifle Association's compliance with its charitable purpose to promote the (a) efficiency of the armed forces...

      Ministry of Defence: Honours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what proportion of staff in his Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b) June 2019 were (i) from ethnic minority...

  • Scotland Office

    • Scotland Office: International Men's Day

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what plans his Department has to mark International Men's Day on 19 November 2019.

    • Scotland Office: Honours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what proportion of staff in his Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b) June 2019 were (i) from ethnic minority...

  • Department for International Trade

    • Department for International Trade: International Men's Day

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what plans his Department has to mark International Men's Day on 19 November 2019.

    • UK Export Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what recent assessment she has made of the effectiveness of UK Export Finance; and if she will make a statement.

      Department for International Trade: Honours

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what proportion of staff in her Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b) June 2019 were (i) from ethnic...

  • Women and Equalities

    • Domestic Abuse and Sexual Offences: Mental Health Services

      What steps the Government is taking to ensure that comprehensive mental health services are available for women who experience domestic and sexual violence.

    • International Women's Day: Expenditure

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, how much her Department has spent on celebrations for International Women's day in each year since 2015.

      Public Appointments: Females

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, with reference to the statutory objective for equal representation of women on public sector non-executive boards by 2022 in the Gender...

      Candidates: Disability

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, if she will extend access to the EnAble fund to provide financial assistance to deaf and disabled parliamentary General Election candidates to assist...

  • Department for Transport

    • Driving: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what protections there are for drivers whose licences are revoked on medical grounds where the medical information used was demonstrably incorrect.

    • South Western Rail Franchise

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what change in the number of passenger miles travelled there has been in the South Western Trains/South Western Railway franchise area in the last 10...

      Waterloo Station

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what change in passenger capacity there has been at Waterloo station in the last 10 years.

      South Western Rail Franchise

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what funding his Department has allocated to the South Western Trains/South Western Railways franchise area in the last 10 years.

      Waterloo Station

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the capacity relief created at Waterloo station from the proposed crossrail 2 project.

      Motorways: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made of the safety of smart motorways compared with that of motorways with a hard shoulder.

      Ledbury Station: Access

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress he has made in assessing the merits of allocating Access for All funding for the purposes of making Ledbury Station step-free.

      East Coast Rail Franchise

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the profits remitting to the Exchequer from the LNER direct operations of the East Coast Mainline franchise.

      Department for Transport: Honours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what proportion of staff in his Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b) June 2019 were (i) from ethnic minority...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • USA: Diplomatic Immunity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many requests by the US Administration were (a) made to and (b) granted by HM Embassy Washington DC for diplomatic immunity...

    • Syria: Military Intervention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether his Department has taken steps to verify reports that white phosphorus used in attacks in north-east Syria originated...

      Sri Lanka: Power Stations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the Answer of 30 April 2019 to Question 245704 on Sri Lanka: Power Stations, what progress has been made by...

      Ukraine: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his counterparts in the Ukraine on alleged human rights violations in that country.

      Vitalina Koval

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his Ukrainian counterpart on criminal penalties against the perpetrator of the violent attack...

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Digital Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, who is responsible for digitisation in his Department; and what mechanisms the person with responsibility for digitisation uses...

      Sri Lanka: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to UN Human Rights Council Resolution 30/1, what criteria the Government uses to (a) vet and (b) screen Sri...

      Sri Lanka: Terrorism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the Government has allocated funding to train officials from Sri Lanka’s Terrorism Investigation Division.

      Sri Lanka: Diplomatic Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the British High Commission has invited Sri Lanka’s Chief of Army Staff to events at the High Commission in the...

      Sri Lanka: Sexual Offences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether (a) male and (b) female victims of sexual violence in Sri Lanka that are now in the UK will have a role in events for...

      Sri Lanka: Diplomatic Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, which (a) individuals and (b) organisations received disbursements from the British High Commission in Colombo through the...

      Sri Lanka: Tamils

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what (a) meetings and (b) discussions officials from the UK High Commission in Sri Lanka have had with Tamil community protests...

      Sri Lanka: Chevening Scholarships Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many applications were received by the British High Commission in Sri Lanka for the Chevening scholarship; and what...

      Sri Lanka: Administration of Justice

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what funding he plans to allocate to help promote accountability and reconciliation in Sri Lanka.

      Sri Lanka: Crosby Textor Group

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether British High Commission staff in Colombo have held meetings with employees of the Crosby-Textor strategy group; and...

      Sri Lanka: Overseas aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, to which (a) projects, (b) sectors and (c) regions the £7.9 million of Conflict, Stability and Security Fund monies...

      Palestinians: Press Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his counterpart in the Palestinian Authority on the effect of the implementation of the...

      Syria: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the care needs of British children trapped in north-east Syria.

      Climate Change: International Cooperation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent progress the Government has made with international partners on tackling climate change.

      Climate Change Convention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking with his UN counterparts to determine a venue for the COP25 climate summit.

      North Korea: Diplomatic Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government has taken to locate the former North Korean Ambassador to the United Kingdom Hak Byong Hyon.

      Yemen: International Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his UN counterparts on improving humanitarian access in Yemen.

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Honours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what proportion of staff in his Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b) June 2019 were...

      Iraq: Foreign Relations

      What diplomatic steps he is taking to improve UK relations with the Government of Iraq.

      Tax Avoidance: International Cooperation

      What recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on tackling international tax avoidance.

      Abur Bakr Al-Baghdadi

      What assessment he has made of the effect on the work of the Global Coalition against Daesh of the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

      India: Foreign Relations

      What diplomatic steps he has taken to strengthen UK relations with India.

      Association of Southeast Asian Nations: Foreign Relations

      What diplomatic steps he is taking to strengthen UK relations with ASEAN member states.

      Climate Change: International Cooperation

      What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of international co-operation on tackling climate change.

      Diplomatic Service

      What plans he has to expand the UK diplomatic network.

  • Department for International Development

    • Developing Countries: Food Supply

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to build food security capacity in countries at risk of food crisis.

    • Department for International Development: International Men's Day

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what plans his Department has to mark International Men's Day on 19 November 2019.

      Developing Countries: Females

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

      Developing Countries: Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that older women and men are supported and empowered and that their rights are protected...

      Developing Countries: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to recognise, promote and support the paid and unpaid work of older women as part of its economic...

      Armed Conflict: Older People

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

      Africa and Asia: Malnutrition

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what plans his Department has to introduce programmes to tackle malnutrition in refugee children in (a) Asia and (b) Africa.

      Developing Countries: Nutrition

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to integrate nutrition objectives into its resilience building programmes in fragile and conflict...

      Developing Countries: Malnutrition

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment he has made of the effect of malnutrition on the (a) health, (b) resilience and (c) economic potential of populations...

      Somalia: Malnutrition

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps he is taking to integrate malnutrition prevention and treatment objectives into his Department's resilience programmes in...

      South Sudan: Malnutrition

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps he is taking to integrate malnutrition prevention and treatment into his Department's resilience programmes in South Sudan.

      Department for International Development: Digital Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, who is responsible for digitisation in his Department; and what mechanisms the person with responsibility for digitisation uses to...

      Department for International Development: Honours

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what proportion of staff in his Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b) June 2019 were (i) from...

  • Department for Education

    • Textbooks: Middle East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether his Department provided guidance to the authors of the Pearson Edexcel textbook, The Middle East: Conflict, Crisis and Change, before...

    • Teachers: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will take steps to ensure that training and support provided to senior leadership teams in schools situated close to where a terrorist attack...

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will publish the calculations used in rates for childcare funding in line with the Information Commissioner’s recent decision.

      Pupils: Absenteeism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the (a) effect of the £60 fine per child or young person for unauthorised absences on the level of those absences...

      Special Educational Needs: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to his Department's press release, Prime Minister boosts schools with £14 billion package, published on 30 August 2019, when the...

      Pupil Referral Units: Walsall

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the timescale is for the completion of the proposed rebuild project of New Leaf Pupil Referral Unit in Walsall.

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the projected budget is for schools in the (a) 2019-20, (b) 2020-21, (c) 2021-22 and (d) 2022-23 academic years.

      Schools: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the schools budget in cash terms in each year (a) since 1997 and (b) until 2022-23 .

      Pupils: Per Capita Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the average per pupil funding increase in each parliamentary constituency in 2020-21.

      Pupils: Per Capita Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether per pupil funding will be the highest ever in real terms in 2022-23.

      Teachers: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of increasing teacher starting salaries to £30,000 by 2022-23 on the recruitment and...

      Children: Social Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many (a) looked after children and (b) children in need there are by (i) local authority and (ii) parliamentary constituency in the most recent...

      Children: Social Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the initial Ofsted ratings were for local authority children’s services; and what the most recent Ofsted rating was for each of those...

      Children: Social Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of children were (a) looked-after and (b) assessed as being in need by local authority children's services rated (i)...

      Children: Social Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will make an assessment of the potential effect of ending independent inspections of local authority children's services on the effectiveness of...

      Private Education: Children in Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many (a) looked after children and (b) children in need are on the roll of independent schools.

      Education: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children were in (a) early years settings, (b) primary schools, (c) secondary schools and (d) further education rated (i) inadequate, (ii)...

      Education: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment has been made of the effect on school standards of removing independent, national assessments by OFSTED of school standards and...

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the annual cost to the public purse would be of the provision of 30 hours free childcare a week to (a) 0 to 1 year-olds (b) 1 to 2 year-olds (c)...

      Children: Day Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the annual cost to the public purse of extending the current system of 15 hours of free childcare for all three and four...

      Schools: Harborough

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much funding was allocated to each (a) primary and (b) secondary school in Harborough constituency in 2017-18; and how much funding will be...

      Private Education: Admissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of children attend an independent school in each (a) local authority and (b) constituency in the latest period for which...

      Private Education: Admissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of children are registered as attending an independent school in each (a) local authority area and (b) constituency in...

      Pupils: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children from countries of the sixth enlargement of the EU were enrolled in schools in the first (a) five and (b) 10 years after those...

      Schools: Admissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he has made an estimate of the number of children enrolling in schools in England in the event of extending freedom of movement to nations...

      Private Education: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 14 October 2019 to Question 284 on Private Education: West Midlands, how many people are employed by the unit on promoting...

      Private Education: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 22 October 2019 Question 284 on Private Education: West Midlands, what the value is of the cross-sector partnerships grant.

  • Church Commissioners

    • Churches: Theft

      To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what assessment he has made of trends in the level of major property thefts from Churches in the last five years.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Food: UK Trade with EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the Answer of 19 December 2017 to Question 118358 on Agricultural Products: UK Trade With EU, what...

    • Nitrogen: Solent

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate she has made of nitrogen levels in the Solent; and what assessment she has made of the effect of nitrogen in...

      Fisheries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to ensure that industrial fishing vessels operating off the UK coast (a) comply with environmental...

      Fisheries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to protect UK fish stocks from over-fishing after the UK leaves the EU.

      Food Supply

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of valuing food security as a public good.

      Agriculture

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps will she take to ensure farmers are supported in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

      Noise: East Hampshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, where Noise Important Areas (NIAs) have been identified in East Hampshire constituency; and what plans he has for updating...

      Air Pollution: Sutton Coldfield

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to improve air quality in Sutton Coldfield.

      Motorcycles: Exhaust Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what evidence her Department uses in respect of motorcycle emissions of NOx; how the practice of filtering is reflected in...

      Nitrogen Oxides

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the primary source of NOx is in the UK.

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: International Men's Day

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans her Department has to mark International Men's Day on 19 November 2019.

      LIFE Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans she has to replace EU LIFE funding for projects such as the Little Tern Recovery Project at Pagham Harbour after...

      Tree Planting

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to increase the number of trees planted in (a) the Metropolitan Borough of St Helens, (b) the North...

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many (a) affirmative and (b) negative EU Exit statutory instruments she plans to lay before Parliament in November 2019.

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Digital Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, who is responsible for digitisation in her Department; and what mechanisms the person with responsibility for digitisation...

      Musical Instruments: Transport

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she has taken to secure a transitional period with the EU on the application of CITES to allow musicians and...

      Air Pollution: Southampton

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to reduce air pollution in Southampton.

      Tree Planting

      What plans she has to increase the number of trees planted each year; and if she will make a statement.

      Soil: Conservation

      What plans she has to (a) evaluate and (b) tackle soil degradation.

      Migrant Workers: Seasonal Workers

      What the Government's policy is on seasonal migrant workers after the UK leaves the EU.

      Dogs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to encourage people to adopt rescue dogs rather than buy from breeders.

      Wildlife: Fireworks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to protect wildlife from public and private firework displays.

      Nature Conservation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of the proposed 10 per cent biodiversity net gain in new...

      Environment Bill

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of whether local planning authorities have sufficient resources to implement the...

      Agriculture

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment her Department has made of the potential effect of the Withdrawal Agreement, published on 19 October...

      Flood Control: Worcestershire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans the Environment Agency has to build flood protection schemes in Severn Stoke and Tenbury Wells.

      Horse Racing: Animal Welfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to reduce the number of horses dying as a result of horse racing.

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Honours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what proportion of staff in his Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b) June 2019 were...

  • Department for Exiting the European Union

  • Attorney General

    • Attorney General: Honours

      To ask the Attorney General, what proportion of staff in his Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b) June 2019 were (i) from ethnic minority backgrounds and...

  • Wales Office

    • Wales Office: International Men's Day

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what plans his Department has to mark International Men's Day on 19 November 2019.

    • Wales Office: Digital Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, who is responsible for digitisation in his Department; and what mechanisms the person with responsibility for digitisation uses to champion digitisation.

      Wales Office: Honours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what proportion of staff in his Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b) June 2019 were (i) from ethnic minority...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Prisoners: Domestic Abuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 23 October 2019 to Question 1636, on Prisoners: Domestic Abuse, and with reference to the Answer of 9 October 2018 to Question...

    • Prisoners: Suicide

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisoners that were recalled to prison to serve a sentence of imprisonment for public protection have taken their own life since 2010.

      Prisoners' Transfers: Administrative Delays

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what measures are in place to (a) monitor and (b) tackle delays in transferring prisoners between prisons.

      Coroners: Legal Aid Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the cost incurred by the Legal Aid Agency was for means-testing applications for grants of exceptional funding in relation to representation at...

      Legal Aid Scheme: Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many immigration law legal aid providers there were in each year since 2010, by procurement area.

      Dartmoor Prison

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, when staff at HMP Dartmoor were informed that the prison was due to close in 2023; and for what reasons his Department did not inform the POA union, as...

      Prisons: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if his Department will meet with the POA union to discuss Government policy on closing Victorian prisons.

      Probation: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to ensure that the workload of probation officers currently employed by community rehabilitation companies in Wales will be...

      Prisons

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many new prisons have been opened since 2010; and how many of those prisons are private facilities.

      Criminal Proceedings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average number of adjournments was per case in (a) cases relating to murder and (b) cases relating to rape in each year since 2010.

      Prison Officers: Deployment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the cost to the public purse has been of (a) hotel and (b) other expenses for prison officers on detached duty in each month since January 2018.

      National Tactical Response Group

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many times the National Tactical Response Group has been called to each prison in each year since 2010.

      Courts: Judges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many days (a) courts and (b) judges sat in England in (i) 2010, (ii) 2018 and (iii) are estimated to sit in 2019.

      Ministry of Justice: Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what information his Department holds on the financial deductions levied against companies with which his Department has contracts valued at over...

      Ministry of Justice: Agency Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much his Department has spent with each company providing agency staff in each year since 2010.

      Ministry of Justice: Honours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what proportion of staff in his Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b) June 2019 were (i) from ethnic minority...

  • Cabinet Office

    • Foreign Relations

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether he has requested any (a) Ministers and (b) officials to investigate potential contacts between UK...

    • Infected Blood Inquiry

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many meetings the Minister responsible for the Infected Blood inquiry has had with (a) people and (b)...

      Sovereignty: Scotland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether his (a) Department and (b) the Electoral Commission has made an estimate of the cost of holding a...

      General Elections: EU Nationals

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether (a) his Department and (b) the Electoral Commission has made an estimate of (i) the number of EU...

      Mental Health: Young People

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps the Government is taking to develop a cross-departmental approach to promoting young people’s...

      Cabinet Office: Honours

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what proportion of staff in his Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b)...

      Brexit: Publicity

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 31 October 2019 to Question 6416 on Brexit: Publicity, in which cities in those EU...

  • Department for Transport

    • Northern: Rolling Stock

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have for passengers to be compensated for journeys made on Pacer trains which are still in service on the Northern franchise after the start of 2020.

    • Railways: Tree Felling

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Vere of Norbiton on 28 October (HL39), what estimate they have made of the total area, in hectares, of trackside...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Social Security Benefits: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress has been made towards meeting the requirement of section 3(21) of the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act 2019, namely that the Secretary...

    • Police Service of Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the number of officers the Police Service of Northern Ireland needed to safely provide a police service for the people of...

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Hydrogen: Storage

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to promote hydrogen energy storage.

    • Fracking: Decommissioning

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to review the (1) requirements, (2) regulations, and (3) responsibilities, in connection with (a) the decommissioning of onshore fracking...

      Incinerators: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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

      Thomas Cook: Insolvency

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of Thomas Cook's liquidation on (1) airline food suppliers, and (2) aircraft parts manufacturers.

      Thomas Cook: Insolvency

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking, if any, to protect Thomas Cook's suppliers from the financial impact of that company's collapse.

      Thomas Cook: Insolvency

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of Thomas Cook's liquidation on the landlords of Thomas Cook's high street shops.

      Foreign Companies: Ownership

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when the public register of beneficial owners of overseas entities will be available for public inspection in the UK.

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ban fracking in the UK.

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the environmental impact of Cuadrilla’s latest drilling programme in north west England.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Gaza: Freezing of Assets

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made, and intend to make, to the Palestinian Authority, following reports that it has frozen bank accounts belonging to Palestinian...

    • Israeli Settlements: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the level of violence by Israeli settlers against (1) Palestinians, their farmland and olive groves, and (2) human rights workers...

      Israel: Sanctions and UN Resolutions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they take to ensure that UN resolutions and sanctions against the government of Israel are enforced.

      Israeli Settlements: Trade

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the call by the UN independent expert on human rights in the Palestinian territories for an international ban on all products...

      West Bank: Children

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they intend to take to protect Palestinian children in the West Bank from violence, including the use of live ammunition by the Israeli army.

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they are making to the government of Israel about the number of injuries to unarmed Palestinians caused by live ammunition.

      West Bank: Energy Supply

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the reduction of power supplies to the West Bank and the reported denial by the government of Israel to alternative...

      Bosnia and Herzegovina: EU Defence Policy

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the objectives of the EU’s Operation Althea in Bosnia and Herzegovina; and what contribution, if any, the UK is making to that operation.

      Jerusalem: Religious Buildings

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the statement by the government of Israel’s Public Security Minister on 11 October that non-Muslims may soon be allowed to worship inside the...

      Israeli Settlements: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the number of incursions by Israeli settlers, supported by the Israeli army, into Palestinian religious and archaeological sites...

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they are making to the government of Israel about reports of an elderly mosque imam being seriously injured after being hit by seven bullets...

      Pakistan: Ahmadiyya

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports of an attack by authorities in Punjab which destroyed part of the Ahmadiyya Muslim mosque in Hasilpur; and what...

      Lebanon: Politics and Government

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the current political situation in Lebanon, following the recent protests in that country.

      Iraq: Politics and Government

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to support the government of Iraq in order to end violence in that country.

      Tunisia: Foreign Relations

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to strengthen bilateral relations with Tunisia and to support that country's ongoing political and economic changes; and what meetings...

      Sri Lanka: Human Rights

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Freedom of Information request made by Lord Naseby on 6 November 2014 and the resolution adopted by the UN Human Rights Council on 1 October 2015...

      Europe: Refugees

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they last had discussions with UNICEF and Médecins Sans Frontières about (1) the refugees on the Greek Islands, (2) rescues from the...

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the treatment of religious minority communities in Yemen; what information they have about the appeal against a death sentence in...

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports of the repression of members of the Bahá'í community in north Yemen; and what representations they have...

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the UN Secretary-General's appeal on 14 October for safe access for civilians in need in north-east Syria; and what...

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to protect the Kurdish population of Northern Syria.

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to bring peace to Syria.

  • Cabinet Office

    • General Elections: Disinformation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are planning to take to prevent fake advertisements and fake news funded from unknown sources seeking to undermine parliamentary elections.

    • Policy

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what requirements, if any, there are to take people's lived experience into account when developing policy.

      General Elections: Subversion

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken since the 2017 General Election to prevent (1) Russian, (2) Chinese, and (3) United States, interference in future UK general elections.

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the estimated cost to the public purse of the General Election on 12 December.

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Babylon Health

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will publish separately a list of (1) all meetings between all health ministers and the private health care provider, Babylon, and (2) social and...

    • Cheltenham Hospital: Accident and Emergency Departments

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to retain a consultant-led Accident & Emergency service throughout the day at Cheltenham General Hospital; and if so, for how long.

      Cheltenham Hospital: Accident and Emergency Departments

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to include the option of retaining a consultant-led Accident & Emergency department at Cheltenham General Hospital in their...

      Cheltenham Hospital: Accident and Emergency Departments

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the option of removing Accident & Emergency consultants from Cheltenham General Hospital during the day will be included as part of their forthcoming...

      Cheltenham Hospital: Accident and Emergency Departments

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with (1) the Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and (2) Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, about the...

      Cheltenham Hospital: Accident and Emergency Departments

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what factors led to their consideration of removing the consultant-led Accident & Emergency service at Cheltenham General Hospital.

      Cheltenham Hospital: Accident and Emergency Departments

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to reinstate a 24-hours a day, seven days a week consultant-led Accident & Emergency at Cheltenham General Hospital; and if so, when.

      NHS: Drugs and Medical Equipment

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what preventive measures they have put in place to protect the NHS from running short of essential medicines and medical supplies in preparation for a...

      Nurses: Pensions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many NHS practice nurses in England, after working in NHS GP practices across the country, have been excluded from the NHS pension arrangements available to...

      Doctors: Pensions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their estimate of how many NHS senior medical staff have been asked to pay extra tax as a result of their pension contributions exceeding the Tapered...

      Medical Treatments: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether Individual Funding Requests are intended to be used for rationing access to NHS treatments, such as liothyronine, where there is a recognised cohort of...

      Liothyronine

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many Individual Funding Requests have been received for treatment with liothyronine since the start of the Low Priority Prescribing Project Programme in 2017.

      Mental Health Services: Staff

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what accountability mechanisms are in place to ensure local NHS People Plans include a mental health workforce strategy to reduce vacancy rates, retain staff and...

      Vaccination: Children

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans, if any, they have to increase the uptake of childhood vaccinations; and when any such plans are likely to be implemented.

      Methadone

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the purchase price of methadone, per unit, paid by the NHS in England in (1) 2005, (2) 2010, (3) 2015, and (4) 2019.

      Methadone

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the average annual cost per person of methadone (1) treatment, and (2) supervision.

      Alcoholic Drinks and Drugs: Rehabilitation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to develop drug and alcohol services over the next 12 months.

      Food: Advertising

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to implement new restrictions on promotions and advertising for products which are high in salt, sugar and fat.

      Dental Health: Children

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to implement the commitments relating to children’s oral health contained in the Advancing on health: prevention in the 2020's...

      Methadone

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford on 28 October (HL Deb, col 772), why data on the costs of the supply of methadone are not...

      Heroin: Rehabilitation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford on 28 October (HL Deb, col 772), what is the level of provision in different regions of...

      Drugs: Rehabilitation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they have taken, or are planning to take, to increase access to talking therapies and other non-pharmacological management strategies for...

      Drugs: Death

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the number of drug deaths across different regions of England.

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty's Government which representatives attended the World Health Organisation Second Global Rehabilitation 2030 meeting in Geneva on 8 and 9 July.

  • Department for International Development

    • Developing Countries: Tuberculosis

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the Global Tuberculosis Report 2019, published on 17 October; and what steps they intend to take to...

    • Bangladesh: Rohingya

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the quality of the Rohingya people’s lives in Bangladesh.

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much they have spent on humanitarian aid in the Middle East over the last 12 months.

  • Department for Education

    • Disability: Children

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to address the £434 million funding gap for disabled children's social care identified in the research published by the Disabled...

    • Secondary Education: Pupil Exclusions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the number of secondary schools that have removed pupils from the school roll prior to public examinations.

      Pupil Referral Units

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans, if any, they have to increase the number of spaces available in pupil referral units.

      Universities: Intellectual Property

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what guidance is given to UK universities about the risk of (1) hostile state actors, and (2) a reliance on funding from Chinese students and the theft of...

      Universities

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what provision universities are required to make for students who need to repeat a year or pause their studies due to (1) ill health, (2) having caring...

      Solicitors: Training

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the proposed withdrawal of Professional and Career Development Loans on those from low-income households seeking to...

      Universities: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with UK Universities about concerns over the future finances of universities.

  • The Senior Deputy Speaker

    • House of Lords: Gratuities

      To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker whether catering and retail staff members of the House of Lords receive the full amount of any "tip" given to them when paid by debit card.

    • Private Notice Questions

      To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker what are the criteria taken into account by the Lord Speaker when he is considering whether or not to accept a Private Notice Question.

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Private Rented Housing: Landlords

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by the Chartered Institute of Housing and the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health A licence to rent,...

    • Private Rented Housing: Standards

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures they are taking to improve housing conditions in the private rented sector in England.

      High Rise Flats: Insulation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether surveyors are returning zero valuations on properties in high-rise buildings by citing the Government's Advice...

      Travellers: Caravan Sites

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the Equality and Human Rights Commission report Gypsy and Traveller sites: the revised planning definition's impact on...

      Thomas Cook: Insolvency

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact on business rates revenue, following the closure of Thomas Cook's high street shops.

      Social Rented Housing: Construction

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of (1) the absence of social housing grants, and (2) the rise in interest rates on HM Treasury loans to local...

  • Ministry of Defence

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Universal Credit: Children

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what recent estimate they have made of their expenditure on the (1) child element, and (2) childcare costs element, of Universal Credit.

    • Social Security Benefits: Children

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much they have spent on (1) benefits, and (2) tax credits, related to childcare and other child-related costs, broken down by each payment, in the last year...

      Thomas Cook: Insolvency

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that former Thomas Cook employees who apply for, and are eligible for, Universal Credit begin receiving payments swiftly.

      Housing Benefit: Social Rented Housing

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking in response to the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in J.D and A v. the United Kingdom that the under-occupation reduction...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Rivers: Conservation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures they are taking to protect the (1) water level, and (2) quality, of chalk streams and rivers.

    • Chilterns: High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, in order to secure the (1) water level, and (2) quality, of chalk streams, what plans they have to prevent HS2 from using water to tunnel through the...

      Agriculture: Seasonal Workers

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the amount of unpicked fruit on UK farms due to a lack of labour; and what plans they have to ensure that there is enough labour to...

      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...

      Tobacco: Litter

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the UK tobacco industry’s contribution to tackling smoking related litter; and whether that contribution...

      Meat: Ritual Slaughter

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their policy on the labelling of meat from the non-stun slaughter of animals.

      Peat Bogs

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the environmental impact of the drying of peatlands in the UK.

      Detergents: Labelling

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what requirements are placed on producers of domestic cleaning products to list their ingredients on product packaging.

      Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the UK will maintain the current EU Wildlife Trade Regulations and therefore remain within the EU’s regulatory Convention on International Trade in...

      Darwin Initiative

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much, if any, of the funding announced by the Prime Minister for the Darwin Initiative on 23 September will replace EU funding for wildlife in the Falkland...

      Tobacco: Litter

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the tobacco industry operating in the UK is covered by the EU Directive 94/62/EC on Packaging and Packaging Waste and its subsequent revisions; and what...

      Fuels: Tax Evasion

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the environmental damage caused in the UK by the illegal laundering of fuel.

      Trees: Conservation

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

      Plastics: Fees and Charges

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the environmental impact of introducing a 5p charge for plastic clothes hangers.

      Agriculture: Subsidies

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the remarks by Lord Morris of Aberavon on 17 October (HL Deb, col 198), when they will be in a position to reply to the issues raised about...

  • Home Office

    • Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what guarantee, if any, has been provided to charities and non-governmental organisations who currently receive funding from the Asylum, Migration and Integration...

    • Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when the new Alcohol Strategy will be published.

      British Nationality

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that British citizenship is granted to a stateless person born in the UK who fulfils the conditions of paragraph 3 of Schedule...

      British Nationality: Children

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what impact assessments they have conducted into the statutory good character requirement for children who register as British citizens; and whether they...

      British Nationality: Children and Young People

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the fee for a child or young person to register as a British citizen on their fulfilment of the UK’s...

      Demonstrations: Seized Articles

      To ask Her Majesty's Government under what powers the police may confiscate camping equipment, food, solar panels, portable lavatories and litter bins, which are being stored in connection with...

      Asylum: Greece

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans, if any, they have to evacuate critically ill children from Greece whose access to adequate and timely healthcare services in that country is...

      Exploitation: Ethnic Groups

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the response by Baroness Williams of Trafford to Baroness Kennedy of Cradley's oral question on 22 October, what plans they have to...

      Police: Ethnic Groups

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of current police officers are from BAME backgrounds; and what assessment they have made of how familiar police officers are with the cultural...

      Police Stations: Closures

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many police stations have closed in each county in England and Wales since 2010.

      Immigrants: Detainees

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many immigration detainees were held for more than 28 days in each of the last four years.

      Immigrants: Detainees

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of those released from immigration detention in the last four years (1) are still in the UK, and (2) have been returned to their country of origin.

      Members: Surveillance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to sanction intelligence gathering and surveillance of Members of Parliament.

      Electric Scooters: Road Traffic Offences

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they intend to have with the police to enforce the prohibition against two-wheeled battery-operated scooters using pavements and highways.

      Firearms: Licensing

      To ask Her Majesty's Government who is responsible for ensuring that all those involved in the sale and purchase of guns are medically fit to hold a licence to be in control of firearms intended...

      Action Fraud: Telephone Services

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the average number of calls that the Action Fraud helpline receives daily.

      Human Trafficking: Essex

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking in response to the deaths of 39 people discovered in a Bulgarian container lorry on 23 October.

      Asylum: Death

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people seeking sanctuary in the UK have died either at sea or on land in each year since 2014.

      Asylum: Death

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how asylum seekers who die in the UK are returned to their country of origin.

      Deportation: Young People

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to prevent teenagers being deported back to a country which has been deemed unsafe to travel to, when they have lived in the UK for a decade...

      Human Trafficking

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans, if any, they have to use thermal imaging cameras at all UK ports to check for incidents of human trafficking.

      Internet: Fraud

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to prevent online and digital fraud.

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have refunded all of the fees for applications for settled status received before 1 April.

      Unexplained Wealth Orders

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people have been subject to an Unexplained Wealth Order since their inception, broken down by nationality; and what are the names of those people.

      Human Rights

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people have been subject to proceedings under the (1) Criminal Finances Act 2017, and (2) Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018, on the grounds of...

      Death: Russia

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the remarks by Lord Rooker on 27 June 2017 (HL Deb, cols 399–401), what current investigations, if any, are taking place in relation to the...

      Human Trafficking

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to implement additional measures to detect people smuggling through UK ports, including the use of X-rays.

      Police: Labour Turnover

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of police officer recruits remain in the police for two years or more.

      Hate Crime: Disability

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 28 October (HL137), what plans they have specifically in relation to hate crime towards...

      Immigration

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the projected figures for UK net migration in the next five years; and what assessment they have made, or intend to make, of the cost to the UK of any...

      Drugs Independent Review

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect Dame Carol Black’s review of drugs policy to be published.

      High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the report of the Public Inquiry into the fire at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017 Grenfell Tower Inquiry: Phase 1 Report, published...

      Police: Re-employment

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to re-employing recently retired police officers as part of their plans to increase the number of such officers by 20,000.

      Refugees: France

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of France about police brutality towards refugees in Northern France, in particular about any incidents on 24...

      Asylum: Domestic Abuse

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of people seeking asylum in the UK are doing so because they are fleeing domestic violence.

  • Department for Exiting the European Union

    • Customs: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government (1) how, and (2) which, goods and agricultural products will be treated differently (a) in, and (b) from, Northern Ireland as a result of Northern Ireland (i)...

    • Brexit: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what consultation they undertook in regard to Northern Ireland's interests before finalising the latest the EU Withdrawal Agreement.

      European Economic Area and European Free Trade Association

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 17 January (HL12669) and  the Written Statement by Lord Callanan on 20 December 2018...

  • Treasury

    • Coinage

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many 50p coins were minted to mark the exit of the UK from the EU on (1) 29 March, and (2) 31 October; what was the cost of those operations; and what has been...

    • Politics and Government

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to (1) formally recognise, and (2) protect, the interests of future generations.

      Coinage

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many 50p coins to commemorate Brexit on 31 October have been minted.

      Banks: Russia

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what oversight UK financial regulators have of the subsidiaries of the five main Russian banks subject to EU Council Regulation 833/2014.

      Brexit

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made, if any, of the long-term economic benefit of leaving the EU with the new Brexit deal.

      *No heading*

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether all tobacco product packaging, including cigarette filters, will be subject to their proposed tax on plastic packaging.

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Think Tanks: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to require think tanks based in the UK to be transparent about their funding sources.

    • Advertising Standards Authority

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have held with the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over its role in enforcing any judgment it makes; what consideration they have given...

      Broadband: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the proportion of the £500 million for broadband extension, announced on 28 October, that will be required by each of the...

      Internet: Disinformation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to work with (1) website providers, and (2) social media providers, to ban image-based abuse made using deepfake technology.

      Mayflower: Anniversaries

      To ask Her Majesty's Government which (1) Department, and (2) ministers, are responsible for organising the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Prisoners: Females

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether gym clothing is available to all women prisoners who request it in every prison in England.

    • Solicitors: Training

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken to ensure that the solicitor profession remains accessible to all applicants.

  • Women and Equalities

    • Equal Pay

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans, if any, they have to ensure that companies publish their action plans for closing the gender pay gap.

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