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Written answers

Monday, 9 March 2020

  • Department for Transport

    • Large Goods Vehicles: Speed Limits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to publish the third year (a) interim and (b) final reports on the evaluation of the national HGV speed limit increase in England and Wales.

    • Trailers: Exhaust Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect on CO² emissions of making permanent the longer semi-trailer trial that is...

      Large Goods Vehicles: Weight Limits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of increasing the weight limits for HGVs engaged in freight movements to and from...

      Motor Vehicles: Liquefied Natural Gas and Liquefied Petroleum Gas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department plans to support the installation of liquid (a) petroleum gas and (b) natural gas refuelling stations on the road network.

      Delivery Services: Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions officials in his Department have had with representatives of (a) the National Police Chiefs’ Council, (b) Police Scotland, (c)...

      Delivery Services: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions officials in his Department have had with representatives of the (a) Scottish Trades Unions Congress, (b) Trades Union Congress and...

      Delivery Services: Conditions of Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions officials in his Department have had with officials in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on (a)...

      Delivery Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to require operators of commercial light goods vehicles to display livery identifying the (a) driver,...

      Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on extending the apprenticeship levy to the road haulage industry.

      Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Education on the operation of the apprenticeship levy.

      Delivery Services: Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions he has had with representatives of the Association of British Insurers on insurance cover provided to contractor drivers.

      Transport: Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to promote the transport sector as a career to young women.

      Trans-European Networks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions officials in his Department have had with representatives from the EU, on the maintenance of the Trans-European Transport...

      Transport: Emergencies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what powers he has to (a) suspend and (b) amend transport services in the event of a public health emergency.

      Cycling: Infrastructure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Answer of 21 January 2020 to Question 3859 on Cycling and Walking: Finance, what funding has been allocated to the £350...

      Buses: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he has received representations from representatives of the coach sector on the reasons for the low compliance by that sector with the...

      Equality: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if she will implement the provisions of the Equality Act 2010 in relation to reasonable adjustments and accessible transport for disabled people.

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: China

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 2 March to Question 18677 on High Speed 2 Railway Line, how many meetings his Department has held with representatives from...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the recent cost projections of High Speed Two meet his Department’s benefit-cost ratio guidelines.

      Motor Vehicles: Compressed Natural Gas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the feasibility of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as a fuel source for light commercial vehicles.

      Biofuels: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions he has had with the Welsh Government on the promotion of biofuel production in Wales.

      Buses: Electric Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to ensure that new electric buses funded from the public purse will be built in the UK.

      Roads: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the level of carbon dioxide emissions generated per lane for each mile of road expansion from road (a)...

      Roads: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the effect of road schemes on (a) congestion, (b) induced traffic and (c) modal shift between private cars and public...

      Roads: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will publish the carbon emissions calculation tool data provided by construction companies building roads on behalf of Highways England between...

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Horizon Europe

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when he plans to make a decision on the UK's association with Horizon Europe.

    • Ethnic Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 11 February 2020 to Question 13518 on Unemployment: Ethnic Groups, what estimate he has made...

      Climate Change Convention: Glasgow

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what international leaders he plans to meet as part of preparations for the UN Conference of the Parties in Glasgow.

      Carbon Emissions: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to support the Northern Ireland Executive in reaching its net zero carbon emissions targets.

      Energy Supply: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that Northern Ireland has security of energy supply.

      Consumers: Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many Friends have been trained through the National Trading Standards' Friends Against Scams initiative in (a)...

      Natural Gas: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate he has made of the cost of phasing out the use of natural gas in domestic dwellings; what the planned...

      Trains: Hydrogen

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of hydrogen-powered trains on railways.

      Unfair Dismissal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 3 March 2020 to Question 21910, whether his Department plans to make an assessment of the...

      Energy: Meters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department plans to take steps to ensure that households with pre-paid electricity meters continue to have...

      Energy Intensive Industries: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much funding has been allocated to help energy intensive industries move to low-carbon techniques.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • British Nationals Abroad: Detainees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many cases of alleged torture or mistreatment of detained British nationals his Department identified in (a) Iran and (b)...

    • Indigenous Peoples

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will take steps to ensure that rights of indigenous peoples are embedded into the proposed International Treaty on Human...

      China: Uighurs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to his Chinese counterpart on the treatment of Uighur Muslims in China; and if he will...

      Central African Republic: Peacekeeping Operations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the extent of alleged sexual exploitation and abuse carried out by UN peacekeeping...

      Sri Lanka: War Crimes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his US counterpart on the introduction of travel restrictions on high-level Sri Lankan...

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Interserve

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he plans to take to help resolve the dispute between the members of PCS union employed by Interserve and his...

      Sudan: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to support Sudan's transition to a democratically-elected civilian-led Government.

      Sudan: Terrorism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to help the Sudanese Government seek its removal from the United States' list of state sponsors of...

      Sudan: Economic Situation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he is having with the Secretary of State for International Development on providing support for the reform of...

      Pakistan: Non-governmental Organisations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his Pakistani counterpart on the restrictions alleged to have been placed by that country on...

      Pakistan: Non-governmental Organisations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the accuracy of reports that the Pakistani Government is restricting access to (a) NGOs and (b)...

      Pakistan: Earthquakes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of whether humanitarian aid provided to Pakistan following the Balochistan earthquakes in 2013...

      Pakistan: Freedom of Circulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effect of restrictions of movement for Baloch people living in Pakistan on human rights in...

      Pakistan: Freedom of Circulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his Pakistani counterpart on the freedom of movement of Baloch people in Pakistan.

      Pakistan: Freedom of Circulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to ensure the freedom of movement for Baloch people in Pakistan.

      Pakistan: Freedom of Expression

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions has he had with his Pakistani counterpart on ensuring the maintenance of freedom of speech in Balochistan.

      Pakistan: Freedom of Expression

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to help protect freedom of speech in the Balochistan region of Pakistan.

      Pakistan: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the accuracy of allegations that British made arms have been used in human rights abuses in...

      Pakistan: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that UK arms exports are not used in human rights violations in Balochistan.

      Pakistan: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his Pakistani counterpart on reports of human rights abuses using British made arms in the...

      Pakistan: Crimes against Humanity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions his Department has had with his Pakistani counterpart on mass graves in (a) Khuzdar, (b) Turbat and (c) Dera Bugti.

      Cameroon: Detainees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representation he has made to his Cameroonian counterpart on the continued detention of (a) Maurice Kamto and (b)...

      Cameroon: Detainees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Cameroonian counterpart on the arrest and detention of (a) Théodore Tchopa and (b)...

      EU Nationals: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he is making to his EU member state counterparts to ensure that people originating from Northern Ireland...

      Delhi: Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with (a) his Indian counterpart Government and (b) the Indian High Commission on the recent...

      Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when the next scheduled meeting is of the Commonwealth Ministerial Advisory Group; and which country’s or...

      Mukhtar Dzhakishev

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Kazakhstani counterpart on the continued detention of Mukhtar Dzahakishev.

      Ahmed Mansoor and Nabeel Rajab

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his counterparts in (a) Bahrain and (b) the United Arab Emirates on the upholding of jail...

      Cameroon: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the (a) political, (b) humanitarian and (c) security situations in the Anglophone region...

      Greek Islands: Migrant Camps

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made in the last three months to his counterpart in Greece on its policy to contain migrants on...

      Armed Conflict: Civilians

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the Answer of 8 October 2019 to Question 3611, when he will publish the outcome of his Department's review of...

      Greece: Refugees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps is he taking with his international counterparts to respond to the increase in refugees leaving Turkey seeking to...

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what diplomatic steps is he taking to ensure that health organisations across the world are providing consistent advice and...

      British Nationals Abroad: Death

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many British nationals aged between 13 and 25 died in (a) Spain and (b) the rest of the world in each of the last five years.

      Taliban: Peace Negotiations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his US counterpart on peace negotiations with the Taliban.

      Greek Islands: Refugees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assistance the UK Government is providing to the Greek Government in moving refugees from the Greek Islands to a place of...

      Greek Islands: Humanitarian Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the Government is providing assistance to (a) UK-based NGOs and (b) UK citizens undertaking humanitarian work on the...

      Greece: Immigration Controls

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his counterpart in Greece on (a) that Government's methods of monitoring and patrolling its...

      Bahrain: Huddersfield University

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 11 February 2020 to Question HL1537, whether his Department was consulted by the University of...

      Saudi Arabia: Arms Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he plans to maintain restrictions on arms sales to Saudi Arabia; and if he will make a statement.

      Palestinians: Agricultural Products

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effect of the Israeli Government's ban on the export of some types of Palestinian...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Stormont House Agreement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, with reference to the Answer of 28 February 2020 to Question 15056 on the Stormont House Agreement, how many days of the 100-day period in...

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Podiatry: Medical Equipment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the NHS policy is on provision of silicone ankle foot orthosis; and if he will make a statement.

    • Negative Ion Products: Health Hazards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has made a recent assessment of the effect on health of negative ion products; and if he will make a statement.

      Plastic Surgery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the cost to the NHS of treating complications after dermal filler injections.

      Drugs: Advertising

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many meetings his Department has had with the Advertising Standards Authority on the advertising of non-prescription medicines such...

      Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that (a) public health workers and (b) people employed to clean buildings have adequate (i) equipment,...

      Mental Health Services: Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of having a single three digit phone line joining together his Department, charities...

      NHS

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what stakeholder engagement his Department undertook on legislative proposals to support the NHS Long Term Plan.

      General Practitioners: North East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many full-time equivalent GP clinical staff there were in (a) Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group area and (b) the North East in...

      Cancer: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to implement a cancer workforce plan to ensure an adequately skilled and sustainable workforce.

      Disease Control: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of asking people to wear gloves in order to stop the spreading of viruses.

      Rare Diseases: Clinical Trials

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the UK will participate in EU-led clinical trials for personalised medicines for the treatment of rare diseases.

      Menorrhagia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Government has made an estimate of the effect on the economy of women leaving employment as a result of of living with heavy...

      Menorrhagia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many women and girls have been (a) diagnosed with and (b) treated for heavy menstrual bleeding by the NHS in each calendar year since...

      Coronavirus: Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to prepare for the care of elderly people at home if they contract covid-19; and whether additional protection...

      Joint Replacements: Waiting Lists

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will request NHS Digital to routinely publish waiting times for joint replacement surgery as part of NHS England's Consultant-led...

      Incontinence: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timeframe is for the proposed audit of continence services by the National Bowel and Bladder Health Project; and when the...

      Health Professions: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to abolish tuition fees for (a) student nurses, (b) midwives and (c) allied health professionals.

      Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reasons the UK has withdrawn from the EU's Early Warning and Response System; and what assessment he has made of the potential...

      Coronavirus: Yorkshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many specialist hospital beds for the treatment of people with the most severe cases of covid-19 are available in Yorkshire.

      Coronavirus: Schools

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will provide schools where staff and pupils have been advised to wash their hands five times a day as a result of covid-19 with the...

      Hormone Replacement Therapy: Camberwell and Peckham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that women in Camberwell and Peckham constituency have adequate access to Hormone Replacement Therapy...

      NHS 111: Merseyside

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people have used the 111 service in (a) Merseyside (b) Wirral and (c) Wallasey constituency in each of the last six months.

      Coronavirus: Merseyside

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure the adequate provision of intensive care beds in the event of an outbreak of covid-19 in (a)...

      Malnutrition: South Yorkshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to prevent malnutrition in (a) hospitals, (b) care homes and (c) primary care settings in South Yorkshire.

      Medical Records: Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of the population has been able to access their medical records (a) online and (b) via an app in each year since 2012.

      Lung Diseases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the Taskforce for Lung Health’s five year plan to improve...

      Cancer: Nurses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the adequacy of the size of the cancer nursing workforce.

      Nappies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect of reusable nappies on childhood toilet training.

      Nappies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect of disposable nappies on rates of diagnosis of bladder and bowel issues in children.

      Medical Equipment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of (a) available ventilators and (b) staff trained in the use of those ventilators in the NHS in...

      Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether having the pneumococcal vaccine has potential benefits for patients with covid-19.

      Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether family members caring at home for people (a) with covid-19 and (b) in self-isolation to protect others from covid-19 should wear...

      Organs: Donors

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that no organ is declined due to a lack of resource after the implementation of the Organ...

      Hygiene: Public Places

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of the use of hand sanitising products on reducing the spread of viruses and...

      Motor Vehicles: Sales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the potential health benefits of bringing forward the end to the sale of new petrol, diesel and...

      Social Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress he is making on long-term reform of social care.

      Dementia: Social Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much funding his Department plans to allocate from the public purse to the provision of social care services for people with dementia...

      Intensive Care: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he has taken to increase the capacity of NHS England for patients with (a) respiratory failure and (b) multiple organ failure...

      Medical Equipment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has made an assessment of the adequacy of the number of ventilators in use in the NHS in England.

  • Department for International Development

    • Private Infrastructure Development Group: Fossil Fuels

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 28 February to Question 18834 on Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG): Fossil Fuels, how much...

    • Private Infrastructure Development Group: Fossil Fuels

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 7 February to Question 14010 on Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG): Fossil Fuels, how many...

      Forests

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent discussions her Department has had with representatives of the business sector on the elimination of deforestation from...

      Forests: Business

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent assessment her Department has made of its progress on eliminating deforestation from business supply chains as set out in...

      Migrant Camps: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to prevent the outbreak of covid-19 in refugee camps throughout the world.

      CDC: ARM Cement

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, who the ARM Cement creditors are who were partially or wholly repaid following CDC Group’s initial investment in the company;...

      Developing Countries: Living Wage

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether her Department plans to make the living income a priority of its Economic Development Strategy.

      Developing Countries: Human Trafficking

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 28 February 2020 to Question 18684 on Developing Countries: Human Trafficking, for what reasons her...

      Developing Countries: Human Trafficking

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 28 February 2020 to Question 18684 on Developing Countries: Human Trafficking, whether her Department has...

      Syria: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent discussions she has had with Kevin Kennedy, the Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis; and what requests...

      Syria: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent discussions she has had with Filippo Grandi, the UN high Commissioner for Refugees, on the humanitarian needs of people...

      Syria: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps the international community is taking to help stop the spread of covid-19 to refugee camps in north west Syria and...

  • Department for Education

    • Pupils: Reading

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will make an assessment of the effectiveness of Ofsted monitoring of schools' policies on reading material provided to pupils for reading at home.

    • Students: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the average housing costs were for full-time students in England in each of the last 10 years.

      Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education: Gambling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what content the PHSE curriculum contains on gambling; and whether that content has been updated to include reference to (a) loot boxes and (b) other...

      Schools: Sutton Coldfield

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans he has to increase the number of places in (a) secondary and (b) primary schools in Sutton Coldfield after 2022.

      Postgraduate Education: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, for what reason universities have autonomy over the procedure for charging application fees at postgraduate level.

      Erasmus+ Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the statement that the UK will consider options for participation in elements of Erasmus+ on page 21 of the paper entitled, The...

      Literacy: Males

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect on the educational attainment of white working class boys of encouraging those boys to...

      Education: Males

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of a change from a competence-based curriculum to a knowledge-rich curriculum on the education...

      Sex and Relationship Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the report published in March 2020 by the Menstrual Health Coalition entitled Heavy Menstrual Bleeding – breaking silence and...

      Schools: Discipline

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department is taking to strengthen the powers of teachers to deal with unruly pupils.

      Primary Education: Curriculum

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether his Department takes account of attainment outcomes at (a) secondary and (b) further education level the development of the curriculum for key...

      Free School Meals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education's oral contribution of 2 March 2020, official report, columns 598-9, if it...

      Children: Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel's annual report 2018 to 2019 published on 4 March 2020, what steps his Department is...

      Children: Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel's annual report 2018 to 2019 published on 4 March 2020, what steps his Department is...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Tobacco: Smuggling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much money has been (a) recovered and (b) received through fines as a result of (i) court orders and (ii) other recovery and penalty mechanisms in...

    • Non-molestation Orders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what plans he has to strengthen non-molestation orders to require a police response to evidence of breaches.

      Marriage: Humanism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, when the Government plans to bring forward legislative proposals to legalise humanist marriages in England and Wales.

      Sentencing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what discussions he has had with the judiciary on the adequacy of sentencing guidelines.

      Domestic Abuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what discussions he has had with the devolved Administrations on the effective protection of families from domestic abuse.

      Police: Driving

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on claims for compensation by police emergency drivers that are injured in the line of duty of the...

  • Department for International Trade

    • Railways: EU Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what support his Department is providing to companies in the rail industry to export their goods to the EU.

    • EU External Trade: Australia

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Cabinet Office, with reference to the document entitled The Future Relationship with the EU: The UK’s Approach to Negotiations, published February...

      UK Export Finance: Environment Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 2 March to Question 18399 on UK Export Finance: Environment Protection, how many applications for UK Export...

      Trade Agreements: USA

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether she plans to negotiate a carve-out provision based on the definition by the European Public Services Union excluding (a) the NHS and...

      Trade Agreements: USA

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of protecting regulatory data exclusivity for innovative drugs in a UK-US trade deal.

      Trade Agreements: USA

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what steps the Government is taking to protect the role of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence in regulating drug prices...

      Overseas Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what steps the Government is taking to prevent UK companies from trading with areas in other countries that are under illegal occupation.

      Arms Trade: Saudi Arabia

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what restrictions the Government has put in place in relation to arms sales to Saudi Arabia; and if he will make a statement.

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Property Development: Floods

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many homes have been built in national floodzone three in each of the last 10 years, by region.

    • Housing: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to increase the provision of wheelchair accessible housing for disabled people.

      Housing: Disability and Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what progress has been made on improving access to housing for (a) older and (b) disabled people.

      Owner Occupation: Service Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to support home owners who are subject to agreements to pay for uncapped management fees and...

      Planning

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what the timetable is for the publication of the Accelerated Planning White Paper.

      Housing: Travellers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether he plans to update Government Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Needs Assessments guidance; and if he will...

      Second Homes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans he has to bring forward legislative proposals to limit second home ownership.

      Landlords

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

      Housing Infrastructure Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how much Housing Infrastructure Fund forward funding has been approved by each local authority.

      Housing: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how much (a) development and (b) infrastructure finance has been allocated from the Home Building Fund, by each local...

      Building Regulations: Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether the Government plans to maintain the regulations and standards of the Energy Performance of Buildings...

      Leasehold: Reform

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 2 March 2020 to Question 21370, on Leasehold: Reform, for what reasons he has provided...

      Housing: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how much funding in affordable housing grant has been paid to providers under Strategic Housing Partnerships in each...

      Housing: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how much was spent on affordable housing grant by Homes England in 2018-19.

      Social Rented Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how much funding the Government has allocated to new social housing in each year since 2010.

      Housing: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what progress has been made on the consultation on mandatory accessible housing standards for disabled people...

      Housing: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to improve the provision of wheelchair accessible housing.

      Housing: Disability and Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to improve the availability of housing for older and disabled people.

      Housing: Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of introducing the Future Homes Standard on energy efficiency...

      Housing: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the net carbon footprint of homes built under the Future Homes Standard.

      Community Housing Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will extend the Community Housing Fund for a further five years.

      Sleeping Rough

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many (a) deaths, (b) serious injuries and (c) near misses have been recorded as a result of people taking shelter...

      High Rise Flats: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what discussions he has had with representatives of the insurance industry on the cost of insurance for leaseholders...

      High Rise Flats: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to assess the health and safety risks of buildings cladded with non-ACM material.

      High Rise Flats: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans he has to support leaseholders whose properties are cladded with flammable material not covered by the ACM...

      High Rise Flats: House Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what support is available to leaseholders with properties cladded in flammable materials whose insurance premiums have...

      Affordable Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 4 February 2020 to Question 22361 on Affordable Housing, if he will publish data for the...

      Council Housing: Luton

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to increase council housing stock in Luton.

      Change of Use

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that offices converted into flats through permitted development rights...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Type 31 Frigates: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the Government Furnished Equipment list is for the Type 31 Frigate.

    • Ministry of Defence: Listed Buildings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the (a) names and (b) locations are of the non-inhabited listed buildings on his Department's estate.

      Ministry of Defence: Empty Property

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will list his Department's unused properties in Scotland; and what plans he has for each of those properties.

      Ministry of Defence: Wetlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the (a) location and (b) condition is of Ramsar sites in his Department's (i) ownership and (ii) control.

      Ministry of Defence: Nature Conservation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will list the (a) sites and areas of special scientific interest, (b) special protection areas and (c) special areas of conservation under his...

      Ministry of Defence: Cultural Heritage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the (a) names and (b) locations are of the (i) listed buildings and (ii) scheduled monuments under his Department's (A) ownership and (B) control.

      VE Day: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what his plans are for marking VE Day in Scotland.

      Armoured Fighting Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans he has to end the service life of the FV107 Scimitar.

      War Widows: Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of introducing legislative proposals to compensate the estimated 265 war widows that lost their war...

      Defence Equipment: Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what changes he has made to each defence programme to enable a reduction in forecast costs of £11.9 billion in his 2019-2029 Equipment Plan.

      Defence Equipment: Cost Effectiveness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department has taken to double the efficiency savings in the Equipment Plan 2019-2029 compared with the previous cost forecast.

      Cameroon: Military Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what training UK armed forces are providing to the (a) armed forces and (b) security forces of the Government of Cameroon.

      Defence: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the recommendation on page 8 of the NAO's report, The equipment plan 2019 to 2029, HC 111, 2019-29, published on 27 February 2020,...

      Defence: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the NAO's report of 27 February 2020, The equipment plan 2019 to 2029, HC 111, 2019-20, what the percentages are of (a) USD and (b) EU...

      Peacekeeping Operations: Mali

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether UK armed forces personnel will be deployed to support the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali.

      Maritime Patrol Aircraft: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the cost of the support package for the P-8 aircraft was included in the Equipment Plan 2019-29.

      Maritime Patrol Aircraft: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, which company is operating the support package for the P-8 aircraft; and what UK workshare has been negotiated for this contract.

      Type 23 Frigates: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the annual cost has been of each maintenance period for the Type 23 Frigate since 2010.

      Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what (a) guidance and (b) equipment has been issued to (i) military commanders, (ii) civilian staff and (iii) defence equipment contractors on (A) UK...

      Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent discussions he has had with his NATO counterparts on (a) cancelling or (b) postponing joint military exercises in response to covid-19; and...

      Artillery: Decommissioning

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what is the expected out-of-service dates of AS-90s; and if he will make a statement on its replacement.

      Armoured Fighting Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what is the expected into-service date of Ajax armoured vehicles; and if he will make a statement.

      Vehicles: Land Rover

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he is taking to identify a replacement for the Land Rover Wolf.

      Warrior Armoured Vehicle: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what is the (a) original and (b) most recent estimated cost to the public purse of the warrior capability sustainment development programme; and when he...

      Armoured Fighting Vehicles: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the cost to the public purse is of the challenger 2 life extension programme; and when are vehicles produced through that programme expected to...

      Mali: Armed Forces

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment his Department has made of the length of time that the armed forces will be deployed in Mali.

      Nuclear Weapons: Testing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the medical conditions of descendants of veterans who were present at the British nuclear testing programme.

      Nuclear Weapons: Testing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, for which medical disorders veterans who were present at British nuclear tests can claim a war disablement pension.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Pension Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to notify each person that is eligible for pension credit.

    • Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment she has made of the effect of the time taken for a claimant to receive their first universal credit payment on the...

      Pension Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much pension credit was unclaimed in (a) Houghton and Sunderland South constituency, (b) the North East of England and (c) the UK in each...

      Coronavirus: Sick Leave

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking to ensure that workers who have been quarantined or who have self-quarantined as a result of covid-19 receive the...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 2 March 2020 to Question 21155 on Universal Credit, which organisation has the responsibility for setting and...

      Employment: Hearing Impairment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to support more deaf young people into employment.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what progress her Department has made in implementing the recommendations of the Social Security Advisory Committee on alternative ways of...

      Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment her Department has made of the (a) accuracy and (b) efficiency of contracted out health assessments for claimants of...

      Prisons: Industrial Health and Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, on how many occasions in the last (a) 12, (b) 24 and (c) 36 months Health and Safety Executive inspectors were denied full access to...

      Occupational Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when her Department plans to respond to the consultation, Health is everyone’s business: proposals to reduce ill health-related job...

      Jobcentres: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what contingency plans her Department has made in the event of a covid-19 outbreak in job centres; and if she will make a statement.

      Social Security Benefits: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department plans to enforce conditionality on people claiming benefits who have been affected by covid-19; and if she will make a...

      Universal Credit: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the time it takes to (a) process and (b) decide on disputes lodged by universal credit claimants regarding their...

      Pension Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will introduce a target for the uptake of pension credit to help ensure that all pensioners eligible to claim pension credit receive it.

      Pension Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent estimate she has made of the number of eligible pensioners in (a) Easington constituency and (b) the UK not in receipt of pension...

      Universal Credit: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she has taken to ensure that new universal credit claimants with children are made aware of the two child limit.

      Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 10 February 2020 to Question 12293 on Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations, when the approach to provide...

      Local Housing Allowance

      What assessment her Department has made of the adequacy of local housing allowance rates.

      Universal Credit: Food Banks

      What assessment her Department has made of the effect of the roll-out of universal credit on referrals to food banks.

      Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations

      What assessment she has made of the effectiveness of personal independence payment assessors.

      *No heading*

      What steps she is taking to ensure that universal credit claimants benefit financially from moving into work.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Trees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many and what proportion of trees are recognised as (a) ancient and (b) veteran in England and Wales.

    • Litter: Tobacco

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans he has to include an extended producer responsibility scheme for tobacco litter such as filters in his...

      Agriculture: Subsidies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the judgement in the judicial review brought by the Commons Committees for Minchinhampton and Rodborough...

      Property Development: Floods

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many and what proportion of planning outcomes for new housing developments were in accordance with Environment Agency...

      Biodiversity: Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to increase biodiversity in the Midlands.

      Polychlorinated Biphenyl

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will place in the Library the results of the UK’s inventories of open and closed sources of Polychlorinated...

      Historic Buildings: Environment Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will make it his policy to include heritage buildings and structures in the definition of the natural environment to...

      Animals: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of preventing the live import of animals for re-homing in the UK in...

      Eggs: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking ensure processed egg products imported into the UK are from hens kept to welfare standards...

      Agriculture: Subsidies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when he plans to define the stock registration reference period for delinked agricultural payments that will replace basic...

      Agriculture: New Forest

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the accuracy of the stock numbers listed in the Marking Register of Commoner's Stock...

      Pâté de Foie Gras: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans his Department has to bring forward legislative proposals to ban the import of foie gras into the UK.

      Bottles: Recycling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what progress he has made in introducing a public plastic bottle deposit scheme.

      Thames Flood Barrier

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many times the Thames flood barrier has been closed in each month since January 2017.

      Nappies: Biodegradability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to ensure the accuracy of the labelling of disposable nappies in relation to the...

      Pet Travel Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans her Department has to bring forward legislative proposals to strengthen the rules of the Pet Travel Scheme.

      Dogs: Smuggling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of the recommendations of Dogs Trust’s 2018 report entitled,...

      Dogs: Electronic Training Aids

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to ban (a) hand held, remote electric dog collars, (b) dog bark...

      Dogs: Electronic Training Aids

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the Government plans to bring forward legislative proposals to ban the use of (a) remote controlled hand-held and...

      Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to (a) reduce the number of sports utility vehicles and (b) incentivise people to switch...

      Global Resource Initiative Taskforce

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the timeframe is for the publication of Sir Ian Cheshire's report on global supply chains.

      Nappies: Waste Disposal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will make an assessment of the effect of a ban on the sale of disposable nappies on the Government's objective of...

      Agriculture: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with (a) the Northern Ireland Executive and (b) representatives of the agricultural...

      Fly-tipping

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will make an assessment of the effectiveness of penalties for fly-tipping in reducing the occurance of that offence.

      Dogs: Animal Welfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the Answer of 29 October 2019 to Question 4960 on Dogs: Animal Welfare, when the research on responsible...

      River Severn

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the presentation from the Shropshire Environment Agency and Shropshire Council during his recent visit to...

      Natural England: Public Appointments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the timetable is for the appointment of a permanent chief executive at Natural England.

  • Home Office

    • Immigration: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to paragraphs 13-15 of Annex A of the New Decade, New Approach document of 9 January 2020 regarding Government commitments on...

    • Home Office: Written Questions

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to answer Question 3232 tabled by the hon. Member for West Dunbartonshire on 14 January 2020.

      Organised Crime and Terrorism: Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential effect of the decision not to seek the UK's ongoing participation in the European Arrest...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether EU citizens that have not applied for settled status by 31 December 2020 will be able to remain in the UK after this date in the...

      Undocumented Migrants

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to prevent migrants from illegally entering the UK from continental ports; and if she will make a statement.

      Visas: Married People

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the number of children in families that are unable to satisfy the requirements for a spousal visa.

      Retail Trade: Crimes of Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to publish a response to her Department's call for evidence on abuse and violence towards shop staff, which closed on 28 June...

      Refugees: Syria

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many Syrian refugees have been admitted to the UK under the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme.

      Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the evidential basis is that the increased use of technology and automation by employers will be able to reduce the demand of migrant...

  • Cabinet Office

    • Home Office: Bullying

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many cases of (a) bullying and (b) harassment have been recorded against (i) managers, (ii) Ministers and (iii) Secretaries of State of his...

    • Cabinet Office: Third Sector

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the total amount of funding from the public purse given by his Department to (a) civil society and (b) campaigning bodies...

      Technology: Finance

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much funding from the public purse has been allocated to support the development of (a) quantum computing (b) 5G technologies, (c) cyber security...

      Borders: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what progress the Government has made on preparations for the implementation of the Northern Ireland/Ireland Protocol.

      Technical Alternative Arrangements Advisory Group

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, on what dates meetings of the Government’s Technical Alternative Arrangements Advisory Group took place since June 2019.

      Civil Service: Veterans

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether the policy to guarantee interviews for veterans seeking Civil Service jobs applies throughout the UK.

      Civil Servants

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many and what proportion of civil servants' (a) parents and (b) guardians are also civil servants.

      Public Bodies

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps the Government has taken to ensure that the boards of public bodies are representative.

      Exports and Imports: Republic of Ireland

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 12 February 2020 to Question 13946 on Exports and Imports: Republic of Ireland, what proportion of GDP the import figures for...

      Older People

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the number of centenarians in (a) England, (b) Scotland, (c) Wales and (d) Northern Ireland in 2019.

      Boris Johnson: Grenfell Tower Inquiry

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether he has submitted a witness statement to the Grenfell Tower Inquiry in Module Five in his capacity as a previous (a) Chair of the London Fire...

      List of Ministerial Responsibilities

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 3 March 2020 to Question 21909, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of setting targets for the publication of...

      List of Ministerial Responsibilities

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 3 March 2020 to Question 21909, how many times ministerial responsibilities have changed since 11 October 2019 when the last...

      Veterans: Medals

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether the Advisory Military Sub-Committee has heard representation on the case for service medals for veterans who were present at British nuclear tests.

  • Treasury

    • Environment Protection: Taxation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make it his policy to maintain the carbon price in the next 12 months; and what assessment he has made of the effect of carbon pricing on the...

    • Help to Save Scheme: Scotland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people are using Help to Save in Scotland.

      Financial Services Compensation Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the economic effect of recent increases in Financial Services Compensation Scheme levies on small businesses.

      Pensions: War Widows

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 27 February 2020 to Question 18425 on Pensions: War Widows, which groups other than war widows have had pensions withdrawn on (a)...

      Personal Income

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 27 February 2020 to Question 19979 on Personal Income, if he will make an estimate the cost to the public purse of an increase in...

      Financial Services Compensation Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, was assessment his Department has made of the effect of supplementary Financial Services Compensation Scheme levies on the viability of financial advisory...

      Northern Rock Asset Management

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what dividends the Government has received from Northern Rock Asset Management in each of the last five years; and what recent estimate he has made of the...

      Entrepreneurs' Relief

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the potential effect of making it his policy to (a) reduce and (b) abolish Entrepreneurs' Relief on (i) incentives...

      High Rise Flats: Insulation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 3 March 2020 to Question 21888 on Buildings: Insulation, if he will waive the charging of VAT on the cost of repairs to buildings...

      Financial Services Compensation Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what guidance his Department plans to provide to firms affected by supplementary Financial Services Compensation Scheme levies.

      Non-domestic Rates

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans his Department has to review the effectiveness of the system of small business rate relief.

      Wealth

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the February 2020 report entitled Health Equity in England: The Marmot Review 10 Years On, what steps he is taking to narrow wealth...

      Public Expenditure

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the February 2020 report entitled Health Equity in England: The Marmot Review 10 Years On, what recent assessment he has made of the...

      Child Tax Credit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when information on the two child limit policy was most recently included in leaflets sent to claimants renewing their child tax credit claim.

      Overseas Companies: Iraq

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether it his Department's policy that UK businesses engaged in financial services should be able to trade with organisations in Iraq and receive payments...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Third Sector

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what estimate he has made of the total amount of funding from the public purse given by his Department to (a) civil society...

    • Broadband: Burton

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what proportion of properties in Burton constituency have access to superfast broadband.

      Broadband

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department is taking to ensure the roll-out of superfast broadband in areas where it is unavailable.

      Youth Clubs: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of youth club closures on the rate of crime committed by young people.

      Social Media: Advertising

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 12 February 2020 to Question 15107 on Social Media: Advertising, what recent discussions his...

      Internet: Bullying

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions he has had with social media companies on tackling online bullying.

      Gambling: Ombudsman

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether the Government plans to set up a gambling ombudsman independent of betting operators.

      Loneliness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether the ministerial group on loneliness plans to publish a report in 2020.

      Arts: EU Grants and Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the effect of the EU’s Creative Europe programme on the growth of creative industries in...

      Digital Technology: Proof of Identity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what the remit of the Digital Identity Unit is; and what steps he is taking with the Cabinet Secretary to help ensure...

      Broadband: Tenants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether the Telecoms Infrastructure Bill enables tenants to make a request for broadband under the terms of the bill; and what...

      Openreach: Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the regulation Openreach by Ofcom.

      Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Information Officers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many people are employed in communications roles in his Department.

  • Women and Equalities

    • Equality

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, if she will make it her policy to implement section 1 of the Equality Act 2010 in relation to the socio-economic duty.

    • Candidates: Equality

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, if she will implement Section 106 of the Equality Act 2010 on publishing diversity data of candidates and elected representatives.

      Harassment

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, if she will reintroduce section 40 of the Equality Act 2010 on third party harassment.

      Employment: Discrimination

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, if she will reintroduce Section 124 of the Equality Act 2010 enabling tribunals to make wider recommendations to tackle discrimination in the workforce.

      Employment: Discrimination

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, if she will reintroduce section 138 of the Equality Act 2010 setting out the discrimination and equal pay questionnaire procedure for the collection...

      Equality and Human Rights Commission: Finance

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, how much funding from the public purse the Equality and Human Rights Commission has received in each of the last five years.

  • Attorney General

  • Department for Transport

    • Transport: South Oxfordshire

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they will take to work with South Oxfordshire District Council, Oxfordshire County Council and Network Rail to improve (1) cycling, (2) railway...

    • Roads: Oxfordshire

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the expected levels of use, and (2) the expected increase in carbon emissions of (a) the proposed Culham Thames bridge, and...

      Cowley Branch Railway Line

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to restore the Cowley Branch railway line for passenger services; what stations any such services would serve; what is their timetable for...

      Railways: Culham

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to increase the railway services at Culham to support the proposed increase in housing in the area; what assessment they have made of the...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: Costs

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the statement by Baroness Vere of Norbiton on 11 February (HL Deb, col 2153), whether the projected cost for the first phase of HS2 includes the...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: Cost Benefit Analysis

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the forthcoming cost benefit analysis for the first phase of HS2 will (1) include the construction of Euston station and approaches and, if so, for which...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: Euston Station

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether their plans for new delivery arrangements for the Euston terminus for HS2 will affect their plans to publish a notice to...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what further steps need to be taken before they will issue a notice to proceed for the first phase of HS2; and (1) where, and (2) when, they expect construction to...

      Railways: North of England

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the (1) scope, and (2) timescale, of the assessment to be conducted by the National Infrastructure Commission on integrated rail services for the north of...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: Compulsory Purchase

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the decision by the Upper Tribunal (Land Chamber) on 10 February, that owners of land and property being...

      Severn Tunnel

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they anticipate that passenger trains using the Severn Tunnel will be regularly powered by electricity.

      Railways: North of England

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what are their target dates for the completion of (1) HS2 phases 2A and 2B, and (2) the opening of high speed services on a new railway line between Manchester and...

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what advice they have given to (1) airlines, and (2) shipping companies, operating out of the UK on preventative measures they should take to stop the spread of...

      Roads: Safety

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to implement the principles set out in the Stockholm Declaration, adopted by the Third Ministerial Global Conference on Road Safety in...

      Aviation: Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of airspace reforms on the tranquillity of Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

      Road Traffic Control

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether a local authority is obliged to (1) inform, and (2) formally consult, (a) the emergency services, (b) the police, (c) waste disposal services, (d)...

      Crossrail 2 Line

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the latest cost estimate for Crossrail 2; and what proportion of its revenue is expected to come from passengers using HS2 at Euston.

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Job Creation: North East

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they will take to improve the record of the increase of new jobs in the North East.

    • British Business Bank

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether default rates, and losses in event of default, experienced by the British Business Bank on loans sourced through peer-to-peer lending platforms have been...

      Electric Vehicles

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what impact, if any, the introduction of electric vehicles has had on sales of new cars; and how they intend to encourage additional demand for electric...

      Climate Change

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether any peer-reviewed scientific studies or reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predict the extermination of the human race in the next...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    • Gibraltar: Schengen Agreement

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps Gibraltar would need to take to rejoin the borderless Schengen zone.

    • Iran: Women's Rights

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions, if any, they have had with the government of Iran on the rights of women in that country.

      Munich Security Conference and World Economic Forum

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what UK representation at senior ministerial or official level was present at (1) the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos 2020, and (2) the Munich Security...

      Japan: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to review the process for repatriating British citizens from the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan.

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel concerning the blinding of a nine year old Palestinian child by Israeli forces in East...

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the policies of the government of Israel concerning the shooting of Palestinian children.

      Palestinians: Travel Restrictions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel concerning the barring of the Palestinian Governor of East Jerusalem from entering the West...

      Jerusalem: Religious Buildings

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they will take to protect the status of Al-Aqsa Mosque and the freedom of Muslims to worship at that site.

      Hong Kong: Rule of Law

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the remarks by Justice Kemal Bokhary, that a “storm” has broken out “in full force” over the rule of law in Hong Kong,...

      Hong Kong: Human Rights

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by Stand with Hong Kong and the International Affairs Delegation Profiles of Hong Kong Repression: Perpetrators...

      Burundi: Elections

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps, if any, they are taking to support the participation of civil society in the upcoming elections in Burundi.

      Gaza: Agriculture

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they intend to take to protect agricultural lands in Gaza from incursions by Israeli forces and the destruction of Gaza farmland.

      Jerusalem: Religious Freedom

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel about the reported closure of a Palestinian bakery in East Jerusalem that supplied...

      Jerusalem: Excavation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they intend to take to protect the homes of Palestinians in East Jerusalem whose land is being undermined by Israeli archaeological excavations.

      Israel: Occupied Territories

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what responsibilities they have under international law to ensure that Israel complies with the Geneva Conventions in the occupied territories of Palestine.

      COE Parliamentary Assembly: European Conservatives Group

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the decision by the European Conservatives Group of members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe to invite...

      Gökçe Tüylüoğlu

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Turkey about the case of Ms Gocke Tuyluoglu, the former director of the Open Society Foundation in Turkey;...

      India: Nationality

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have made representations to the UN Human Rights Council and other UN bodies about the government of India’s Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019;...

      India: Nationality

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether UK High Commission staff and their families in New Delhi have been affected by protests about the government of India's Citizenship (Amendment)...

      China: Prisoners

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the final judgement of the China Tribunal set out in its report Independent Tribunal into Forced Organ Harvesting from Prisoners of Conscience in...

      Gui Minhai

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of China about the case of Gui Minhai who has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in China for "illegally...

      Jamal Khashoggi

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, during his current visit to Saudi Arabia, the Foreign Secretary will raise with the government of that country (1) reports of the involvement of Crown...

      British Indian Ocean Territory: Sovereignty

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress has been made in discussions with the government of Mauritius on an overall resolution to the issues concerning (1) the future of the Chagos Islands,...

  • Cabinet Office

    • EU Action: Parliamentary Scrutiny

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, for each government department, from 1 July 2019 to 31 January 2020, on how many occasions the Scrutiny Reserve Resolution was overridden in (1) the House of...

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Sexually Transmitted Infections

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the reasons for the reported increase in rates of sexually transmitted infections in England.

    • Sexually Transmitted Infections: Research

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to invest in research on sexually transmitted infections; and in particular any such research related to (1) prevention, (2) testing,...

      Alcoholic Drinks: Minimum Prices

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by NHS Health Scotland Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) for alcohol evaluation, published in November 2019, in particular...

  • Department for International Development

    • UK-Africa Investment Summit

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Sugg on 18 February (HL1300), which consultancies were used to help deliver the UK–Africa Investment Summit...

    • Iran: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they, along with the governments of France and Germany, are drawing up any plans, as permitted under US and EU sanctions, to increase supplies of...

      Nigeria: Internally Displaced People

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what humanitarian assistance they are providing to internally displaced people in Nigeria’s northern and middle belt states; and what steps they have taken...

  • Department for Education

    • Higher Education: Greater Manchester

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of school leavers entered higher education in each of the ten districts of Greater Manchester in each of the last five years.

    • Special Educational Needs

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Agnew of Oulton on 4 February (HL598), what progress they have made with the review of the support system for children...

      Pre-school Education

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to increase the level of graduate leadership in the early years sector.

      T-levels

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the (1) number, and (2) distribution, of relevant businesses required to meet the demand for T-levels.

      Teachers

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the most recent trends in the level of teacher recruitment and retention.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Reoffenders

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many current prisoners between 18 and 30 years of age have at least (1) seven, and (2) 15, previous convictions or cautions.

    • Marriage: Islam

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to legislate to ensure that women in Islamic faith marriages can seek redress through the courts in the event that the marriage breaks down.

      Human Trafficking

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) prosecutions, and (2) convictions, for human trafficking-related offences there were in each of the last five calendar years.

  • Department for International Trade

    • Customs

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether any international agreement obliges them to require importers to complete full customs declarations, other than declarations of origin, for goods...

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Local Plans: South Oxfordshire

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they expect South Oxfordshire District Council to take to improve its local plan.

    • Housing Improvement: Grants

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the total amount of assistance, excluding any assistance for disability access improvements, provided to the owners of homes in the form of (1) standard...

      UK Shared Prosperity Fund

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will set out detailed plans for the (1) size, (2) geographical distribution, and (3) administrative implementation, of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

      Religious Hatred

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Viscount Younger of Leckie on 3 February (HL727), what consideration they have given to requiring allegations of an offence...

      Lighting: Planning Permission

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park on 27 January (HL411), whether local authorities, when considering building developments of...

      Housing: Design

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report A housing design audit for England, published on 21 January, which found that the majority of new housing...

      Sewage: Water Treatment

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park on 18 February (HL1314), whether local councils in their capacity as local planning...

      High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the challenges facing homeowners of properties that require an EWS1 Certificate in getting a surveyor's report within a...

      Tree Preservation Orders

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether there is a standardised UK-wide Tree Preservation Order mapping system and data set for local authorities; and if not, whether they have plans to establish one.

      High Rise Flats: Insulation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to ensure that all apartment blocks with combustible cladding have such cladding removed; and if so, by when.

      Travellers: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what funding, if any, they have committed to improving the life chances of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities; and whether that funding is ringfenced.

      Qari Asim

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the response by Viscount Younger of Leckie on 13 February (HL Deb, col 2339), on what grounds the reports about Qari Asim were considered to be an...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Attendance Allowance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to reduce the time needed to process new Attendance Allowance claims.

    • Employment: Disability

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the number of SMEs employing staff with disabilities between 2015 and 2020.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Waste: Exports

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park (HL226), what assessment they have made of the proportion of shipping containers being returned...

    • Waste: Exports

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park (HL226), what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of sanctions as a means of...

      Waste: Exports

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park (HL226), how many successful prosecutions there were for breaches of waste shipment legislation...

      Horticulture: Seasonal Workers

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their estimate of the quantity of unpicked (1) apples, (2) cherries, (3) blueberries, (4) raspberries, (5) other fruit, (6) vegetable crops, and (7) other...

  • Home Office

    • Madeleine McCann

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 8 August 2019 (HL17509), whether any funding has been made available to the Metropolitan...

    • Slavery

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of a reduction in low-skilled migration on the incidence of modern slavery.

      Migrant Workers

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the risk of labour shortages in the event of changes to immigration rules, and (2) the possibility of the exploitation of...

      Migrant Workers: Social Services

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to designate care work as a skilled occupation under the new immigration system.

      Refugees

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many refugees were resettled in the UK from (1) Jordan, (2) Lebanon, (3) Iraq, and (4) Turkey, in 2019, broken down by country of origin.

      Domestic Abuse: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the provisions relating to Northern Ireland contained in the Domestic Abuse Bill, considered by the House of Commons in 2019, will be included in the...

      Overseas Visitors

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they will take to ensure that non-UK participants in sporting and cultural events will be able to enter the country after December 2020 in order to take...

      Police: Recruitment

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the timeline for the delivery of the proposed 20,000 new police officers in England and Wales.

      Police: Labour Turnover

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what additional measures, alongside the introduction of 20,000 police officers, they are taking to address the rate of retention of serving police officers.

      Police: Stun Guns

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to increase the (1) numbers, and (2) use, of Tasers by police officers in England and Wales.

      Police and Crime Commissioners

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the efficacy of the current structure of Police and Crime Commissioners; and in particular, whether that structure is able to...

      Police: Riot Control Weapons

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to the use of water cannons by police to respond to outbreaks of public disorder.

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Terrorism: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Viscount Younger of Leckie on 25 February (HL1520), whether they intend to provide funding to the Northern Ireland...

  • Treasury

    • UK Trade with EU: Customs

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to build infrastructure at UK ports to accommodate new checks on (1) vehicles, and (2) goods, coming from the EU after 1 January 2021.

    • Electronic Publishing: VAT

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the possibility of zero-rating VAT on e-publications, including audiobooks and eBooks, to bring them into line with their...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Arts: EU Grants and Loans

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that the EU’s funding contribution to the UK’s arts, heritage and creative industries will be fully replaced; and, if...

    • S4C: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the amount of public money required to run the S4C television channel; and what steps they will take to ensure that that channel...

      BBC: Orchestras

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the BBC about the funding of the BBC’s Orchestras.

      Bankruptcy: Gambling

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the Insolvency Service's figures which show gambling to be a feature in 373 bankruptcies last year, an increase from 158 in...

      Sports: Gambling

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the sponsorship of sports teams' shirts will be included in their review of gambling.

      Football: Children

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to work with the Football Association to ban children under the age of 18 from heading footballs during training, in order to mitigate the...

      Basketball: Females

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what support they give to women's basketball.

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