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Written answers

Tuesday, 25 February 2020

  • Department for Transport

    • *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the provisions for the procurement of rolling stock for High Speed two will encourage UK-based train manufacturing and benefit small and...

    • *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether Portsmouth International Port will be required to process an with increased number of border checks after the end of the transition period.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will list the accessibility improvements that have been made to train stations in (a) the East of England and (b) Bedfordshire in each of the...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment the Government has undertaken on the effectiveness of the Integrated Activity Fund in meeting its objectives...

    • Kashmir: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the accuracy of reports of (a) arrests of political leaders, (b) arrests of residents and (c)...

      International Religious Freedom Alliance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to challenge International Religious Freedom Alliance members' approaches to (a) LGBT, (b)...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his counterpart in Cyprus on a pardon for the woman convicted of lying to police following...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Indian counterpart on the recent protests in relation to that Government's proposed...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to help promote the merits of freedom of the press overseas.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what diplomatic steps he is taking to tackle the abuse of LGBT+ rights in Commonwealth countries.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has received representations from his overseas counterparts in relation to the delay in the publication of the...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the statement made by Aung Sung Suu Kyi at the...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for International Trade to ensuring compliance with...

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when the Government plans to publish its response to the final report of the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act 1983, published...

    • *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Answer of 24 October 2019 to Question 2644 on Northwick Park Hospital: Repairs and Maintenance, what the backlog of...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will hold discussions with the Royal College of GPs on introducing mandatory training on the menopause for trainee GPs; and if he...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will amend the Health and Social Care Act 2012 to make provision for Future Fit investment in Shropshire.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he has taken to assess the long-term efficiency savings of the Future Fit reconfiguration.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to increase the availability of talking therapies in the NHS.

  • Department for International Development

    • Leprosy

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if he will appoint a Government champion to bring about the end of leprosy.

    • Developing Countries: Water

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to improve access to (a) water, (b) sanitation and (c) hygiene in developing countries.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment his Department monitors the cash held by its subsidiaries in offshore bank accounts; and how frequently his...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment the Department has made of the prevalence of FGM abroad; and what assessment he has made of the trends in the level of...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment his Department has made of the benefits of supporting developing countries to criminalise FGM.

  • Department for Education

    • *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 10 February to Question 12382 on Schools: Repairs and Maintenance, how much and what proportion of capital funding has been...

    • *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on funding for the maintenance and improvements to school buildings ahead of the...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • *No heading*

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

    • Legal Aid Scheme: Low Incomes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what funding his Department has allocated to ensure access to free legal support for people on low incomes in (a) Liverpool West Derby constituency and...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisoners serving a custodial sentence work outside prison.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much was spent by HM Prisons (a) Leeds and (b) Wakefield on calculating the release date of prisoners in the latest period for which figures are...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the names are of all prisoners who have absconded from prison and currently not been returned; and if he will specify in each such case (a) the...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the ratio of prison officers to inmates in prisons in England and Wales was, by category of prison in each of the last five years.

      *No heading*

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

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what progress he has made on the development of a pilot of residential women’s centres in at least five sites across England and Wales.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what progress he has made on reducing the number of women serving short custodial sentences.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the Written Statement of 27 June 2019, Female Offender Strategy - First Anniversary, HCWS1662, whether the new checklist for...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to reduce rates of substance dependency in the prison population.

      *No heading*

      What assessment he has made of the adequacy of funding for Women's Centres.

      *No heading*

      What steps his Department is taking to ensure legal aid is accessible to people that need it.

      *No heading*

      If he will commission an independent inquiry into the physical and sexual abuse at Medomsley Detention Centre.

      *No heading*

      What assessment he has made of the effect of delays in the (a) charging and (b) requisitioning of suspects on the outcome of subsequent court cases.

      *No heading*

      What steps he is taking to ensure that victims of child sexual exploitation have confidence in the criminal justice system.

      *No heading*

      What assessment he has made of trends in waiting times for Child Maintenance Service appeals.

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of (a) the Towns Fund and (b) other measures in revitalising high streets.

    • *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans his Department has to review the adequacy of local land charges placed on new housing developments.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to the October 2019 consultation on the Future Homes Standard, whether proposals to restrict local...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether his Department plans to allocate additional (a) powers and (b) resources to councils for the purchase of...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on the environment of reopening Woodhouse colliery in Cumbria.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent assessment his Department has made of the security of the supply of critical materials for the UK defence industry.

    • *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 23 January 2020 to Question 5354 on Household Cavalry: Armoured Fighting Vehicles, what the cost to the public purse is of...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 23 January 2020 to Question 5344 on Unmanned Air Vehicles, whether the procurement process was subject to open competition.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 23 January 2020 to Question 5344 on Unmanned Air Vehicles, what the cost to the public purse was of the mechanical...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what proportion of Reaper drones currently operated by the RAF contain UK content.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what discussions he has had with his Greek counterpart on the recent deployment of two French frigates to the Eastern Mediterranean.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what discussions he has had with the Foreign Secretary on the protection of Royal Navy wrecks in Asia.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of raising the anchors of HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse for posterity before they are...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 12 February 2020 to Question 13610 and the Answer of 3 February 2020 to Question 9095, on International Military Services:...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to Age UK's briefing entitled Poverty in later life, published September 2019, what steps her Department is taking to tackle...

    • *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people with epilepsy have had their application for personal independence payment refused in each year since 2017.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of enabling personal independent payment claimants who are appealing a decision to retain...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many pensioners will see their income reduce as a result of the abolition of the Adult Dependency Increase; and what estimate he has been...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate her Department made of the number of winter fuel payments made to UK citizens residing in African countries in each of the last...

  • Home Office

    • *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions she has had with (a) the police and (b) other stakeholders on introducing further measures to tackle drug driving.

    • *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what criteria is used in deciding the rate to be paid to local authorities for the care of unaccompanied asylum seeking children.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many of the 20,000 new police officers she plans to allocate to North Norfolk; and what her Department's timescale is for deploying...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the oral contribution of the Minister for Women of 11 July 2019, Official Report, column 439, what recent steps she has...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police officers are suspended pending investigation; how many of those investigations have taken longer than 12 months to resolve;...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what is the timeframe is for the publication of the Windrush Lessons Learned review.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions she has with representatives of the online retail sector on the sale of poisons which require a licence under the Control...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to prevent the exploitation by county lines drug gangs of looked-after children placed out-of-borough.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the number of British National (Overseas) passport holders who (a) applied for asylum in the UK and (b) were...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will extend the visas of Chinese students unable to return to China as a result of flight cancellations due to the coronavirus...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many EU nationals reside in (a) Linlithgow and East Falkirk constituency and (b) Scotland; and what proportion of those EU nationals...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, pursuant to the Answer of 10 Feb 2020 to Question 13025 on Life Imprisonment, for what reasons the number of life prisoners licences revoked...

  • Department for International Trade

    • *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what meetings officials in her Department have had with representatives of (a) the US Administration, (b) the Australian Government and (c)...

    • *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what dates have been set for trade negotiations with (a) the USA, (b) Australia (c) New Zealand and (d) Trans-pacific partnership.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what steps he has taken to help ensure (a) UK supermarkets and (b) Oxfam shops have continued access to imported Palestinian agricultural...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the effect of divergence on EU data protection rules on the UK receiving an adequacy agreement...

    • *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what estimate he has made of the volume of UK-EU digital trade after the transition period.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent steps her Department has taken to (a) remove and (b) limit access by young people to websites which promote suicide.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps the Government is taking to update the digital regulatory regime.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions he has had with Ofcom on (a) past reductions and (b) potential future reductions in its budget.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions he has had with representatives of (a) social media and (b) other tech platforms on funding for Ofcom, after...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department is taking to stop the spread of misinformation online.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans he has to bring forward legislative proposals to sanction search engine companies that do not remove websites that...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he is taking to help ensure that misinformation on Corvid-19 on social media channels is removed.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment the Government has made of levels of parental confidence in the online environment.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department is taking to tackle online advertising of unregulated products.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department is taking with the Department for International Trade to increase UK-US digital trade.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department is taking to ensure citizens’ data is not exploited.

      *No heading*

      To ask the Minister of State, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans he has to bring forward legislation to hold to account the management of social media companies that do...

      *No heading*

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department is taking to minimise (a) the digital divide and (b) digital exclusion particularly among older people.

  • Women and Equalities

    • Government Equalities Office: Work Experience

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, how many people aged (a) 16 and under and (b) over 16 years old undertook work experience in the Government Equalities Office in each of the last...

    • *No heading*

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, when the Government plans to publish its response to the consultation on Reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004, published in July 2018.

  • Department for Transport

    • East Coast Railway Line: Freight

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the enhancement of the power supply on the East Coast Main Line will provide sufficient power to allow for electrically hauled freight trains.

    • High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Vere of Norbiton on 20 January (HL273), whether they will now answer the question put, namely, on what dates HS2 is...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: Fares

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the cost of a single standard class rail ticket from London to Birmingham when HS2 opens.

      Railways: Bradford

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to include a station in Bradford town centre as part of the proposed high speed railway line between Manchester and Leeds.

      Railways: North of England

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect that a preferred route, or alternative routes, for the proposed high-speed railway line between Leeds and Manchester will be published for...

      Railways: North of England

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they are reviewing the scope of the TransPennine Route upgrade; if so, what are the terms of the review; and when they expect to publish their findings.

      Railways: Capital Investment

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Vere of Norbiton on 12 February (HL1259), what is the (1) average, and (2) expected, time for a railway re-opening...

      Trams: Coventry

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the case for extending tram services from Birmingham to Coventry.

      Bypasses: Capital Investment

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many bypass schemes in England are awaiting funding approval.

      A1: Capital Investment

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the transformative investments to the A1 north of Newcastle proposed by the Prime Minister in his statement on Transport Infrastructure on 11 February;...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Democratic Republic of Congo: Mining

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 22 January (HL665), whether they will now answer the question put, namely, what assessment they have...

    • Iraq: Religious Freedom

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Iraq about Article 26(2) of the National Identity Card Law which prescribes that children born to one...

      Bahrain: Detainees

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, at their meeting with the Director General of the Muharraq Governate Police, Brigadier General Fawaz Al Hassan, at Muharraq Security Complex in Bahrain in...

      Bahrain: Police

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to reports published in The Times and The Yorkshire Post that facilities at the Royal Academy of Policing in Bahrain have been used for the torture of...

      Bahrain: Police

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether (1) they, or (2) any of their affiliates, have met with any representatives from the Royal Academy of Policing in Bahrain; and if so, (a) when any such...

  • Cabinet Office

    • Integrated Security, Defence and Foreign Policy Review

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the timetable for the Security, Defence and Foreign Policy review; when they intend to start the consultation process; and which stakeholders will be...

    • Elections

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what resources they have allocated to their Defending Democracy Programme; which department is leading the programme; and which stakeholders they are engaging.

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • NHS: Apprentices

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much in total the NHS has contributed to the apprenticeship levy fund to date; and what proportion of that total has been spent on apprenticeships.

    • NHS Resolution

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford on 6 February (HL793), what assessment they have made of the performance of NHS...

      Genito-urinary Medicine

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what will be the process for drafting the national sexual and reproductive health strategy.

      Mental Illness: Prisoners

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people in adult prisons in England and Wales have mental health problems .

      Health Services: Prisons

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much NHS England spent on healthcare services in adult prisons in England and Wales in 2019; and how much of this was spent on mental health services.

      Mental Health Services: Prisons

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what services are provided for people with mental health problems in prisons in England and Wales; and how NHS England monitors (1) the quality of mental health...

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the risk of the Wuhan coronavirus spreading to the UK, what steps are being taken to ensure that there are sufficient face masks in production for use...

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to develop a version of the government of China’s coronavirus close contact detector application.

      Diabetes

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to reduce the number of cases of type 2 diabetes.

  • Department for International Development

    • Darfur: Armed Conflict

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees that (1) fighting in Sudan’s West Darfur State has displaced an...

    • Overseas Aid

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the average percentage of overseas development assistance that they disburse through non-governmental organisations that reaches its intended...

  • Department for Education

    • Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether any review of the apprenticeship levy will prioritise the employer-led element of the current system.

    • Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the average amount spent from apprenticeship levy pots by companies; how much of the apprenticeship levy fund was spent in total in...

      Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what the apprenticeship levy fund is being spent on, other than supporting apprentice training instigated by (1) companies, (2) levy payers, and (3) non-levy payers.

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Buildings: Safety

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures they are considering to ensure that there is sufficient professional indemnity cover for those advising the construction industry on fire consultancy...

    • High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made, if any, of how much property values for individual properties in high rise blocks have been affected following initial...

      Housing: Construction

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to encourage 'self-build' housing.

      Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission

      To ask Her Majesty's Government why there is no mention of accessible and adaptable homes in the report by the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission Living with beauty: health,...

      Cooperatives

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what support they provide to individuals and communities to establish cooperative community facilities.

      Housing: Cooperatives

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what support they provide to the cooperative housing sector in England, outside of London.

      Community Land Trusts

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what support they provide to communities to establish community land trusts.

      Combined Authorities: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have for the future funding of combined authority areas.

      Housing: Design

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to promote high quality design in the provision of housing.

      Mayors

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to promote the creation of metro mayors beyond the existing metro mayors.

      Antisemitism

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of any correlation between the actions of the government of Israel and antisemitic incidents in the UK.

      Carbon Monoxide: Alarms

      To ask Her Majesty's Government wat assessment they have made of the research conducted by Which? into the effectiveness of carbon monoxide alarms, published in June 2018.

      Local Government

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their policy aim in England for (1) unitary, and (2) two-tier, authorities.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Frigates: Deployment

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many frigates that are available for operations they estimate will be in the Royal Navy order of battle in (1) 2024, (2) 2025, and (3) 2026.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Pneumoconiosis: Compensation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many cases of compensation under the Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers’ Compensation) Act 1979 were paid to workers employed in (1) slate quarrying and slate...

    • Pneumoconiosis: Compensation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, under the provisions of the Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers' Compensation) Act 1979, how many new applications for compensation were made in the last year for...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Terrorism: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what funds they have promised the Northern Ireland Executive to establish and support a Historical Investigations Unit, and any associated bodies; and over...

  • Treasury

    • Mortgages

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of ring-fencing on the pricing of risk in the UK residential mortgage market.

    • Financial Services: UK Trade with EU

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to securing a permanent equivalence agreement with the EU for financial services, and to other positions if this is not achieved.

      Nickel: Commodity Markets

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they, or the Financial Conduct Authority, intend to investigate the nickel market on the London Metal Exchange for (1) possible market manipulation, or (2)...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Commonwealth Games 2022

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the potential long-term benefits of hosting the Commonwealth Games in 2022; and what steps they are taking to realise any such...

    • Google: Advertising

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that loopholes in Google's advertising networks allow companies to target vulnerable groups.

      Elections: Disinformation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, given the “real danger that hostile actors use online disinformation to undermine” the UK’s “democratic values and principles”...

      Manufacturing Industries: Historic Buildings

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Baroness Barran on 11 February (HL Deb, col 2148), which funding streams in their control are available towards the renovation,...

      Broadband

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what funds have been earmarked for the completion of the full-fibre network in the UK; and when they expect to deliver a nationwide full-fibre network.

      Broadband: Scotland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether any earmarked funds for the delivery of a full-fibre network for the UK include specified funding for the delivery of the full-fibre network in Scotland;...

      Marketing

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Barran on 10 February (HL474), who is conducting the research on the impact of marketing and advertising on children,...

      Ofcom: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to increase the number of their grants to Ofcom, following the announcement that it will have increased regulatory responsibilities.

      Railways: Anniversaries

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to commemorate the bicentenary of the opening of George Stephenson's railway between Hetton Colliery and the River Wear in 2022.

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