Written answers

Friday, 23 October 2020

  • Department for Transport

    • Railway Stations: Retail Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to Network Rail Limited’s Annual Report and Accounts 2020, page 1, to what extent (a) station retail sales and (b) income to...

    • Railways: Apprentices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he plans to increase the number of apprentices in the rail industry.

      Railways: Apprentices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent estimate he has made of the number of apprentices working in the rail industry.

      Railways: South East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to link the South Coast to growth corridors in (a) Kent and (b) the large scale-regeneration at Ebbsfleet via High Speed rail;...

      Railways: Coastal Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the potential for economic regeneration of coastal communities through rail infrastructure investment; and...

      Portsmouth International Port

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what support the Government is providing to the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Local Resilience Forum to help ensure that Operation Transmission will be...

      Air Passenger Duty: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions his Department has had with HM Treasury on the potential merits of introducing a 12-month waiver for Air Passenger Duty to support...

      Global Travel Taskforce: Aviation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will instruct the Global Travel Taskforce to work with representatives of the airline caterers sector.

      Public Transport: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what research the Government has commissioned on covid-19 transmission on public transport.

      Electric Scooters: Pilot Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he has drawn up criteria for evaluating the outcomes of his Department’s trials of electric scooters.

      Railways: Fares

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether it is his policy to increase regulated rail fares by the rate of RPI inflation on 2 January 2021.

      Railways: South East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of extending High Speed rail services from Ashford to Eastbourne; and if he will make a statement.

      Railways: Trespass

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent steps he has taken to prevent trespassing on the rail network.

      Large Goods Vehicles: Manston

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Cabinet Office Policy Paper entitled The Border Operating Model updated on 8 October 2020 and to the provisions of the Town and...

      High Speed Two Railway Line: Iron and Steel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether steel produced in the UK will be prioritised for High Speed Two.

      Bicycles: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when his Department plans to release the next wave of Fix your Bike Scheme vouchers.

      Travel: Employment and Schools

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to promote active travel to (a) school and (b) work; and if he will make a statement.

      Cycling and Walking: Schools

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions his Department has had with the Department for Education on making school curriculum time available for cycle training and the...

      Cycling: Infrastructure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of allocating additional funding for local cycling infrastructure to reduce covid-19 cases on...

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Remote Working: Conditions of Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps the Government is taking to ensure people who work remotely are not being required to accept a loss in (a)...

    • Remote Working: Conditions of Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans his Department has to publish guidance on worker's rights for people working from home.

      Electric Vehicles: Manufacturing Industries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to make the UK a world leader in electric car manufacturing.

      Nuclear Power: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when he plans to publish the results of his Department's June 2019 consultation on a Regulated Asset Base model for new...

      STEM Subjects: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he his Department will publish a long-term strategy for encouraging people from under represented groups to pursue...

      Research and Universities: Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he takes to assess the effectiveness of UK research bodies and university departments in working to and...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to Secretary of State for Health and Social Care's oral contribution of 19 October 2020, Official Report,...

      Electricity Interconnectors: Portsmouth

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of compulsory purchases in the Portsmouth area by Aquind...

      Green Homes Grant Scheme: Park Homes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many installers have accreditation to carry out insulation on park homes for the purposes of the Green Homes Grant...

      Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential contribution of community energy to meeting the fourth and fifth...

      Energy Companies Obligation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the statement that the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) has value but is not sufficient in the...

      Fuel Poverty

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of district heating systems for reducing the number of fuel poor...

  • Attorney General

    • Exploitation: Young People

      To ask the Attorney General, with reference to page 8 of the 2020 UK annual report on Modern Slavery, how many prosecutors dealing with high-volume drug crime in the Youth Courts have received...

    • Crime: Victims

      To ask the Attorney General, with reference to the HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate's report entitled Charging Inspection 2020, published in September 2020, what steps he is taking to...

      Crime: Victims

      To ask the Attorney General, with reference to the HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate's report entitled Charging Inspection 2020, published in September 2020, what steps she is taking to...

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Diabetes: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that integrated care systems and sustainability and transformation partnerships have...

    • Heart Diseases: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to restore and maintain planned cardiovascular care during the covid-19 outbreak.

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of flu vaccine doses available to the NHS in winter 2020/21 are the types generally used for adults (a) at or over and...

      Tinnitus: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if his Department will allocate increased funding to tinnitus research.

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to (a) promote and (b) improve access to the Winter 2020-21 influenza vaccine.

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the availability of flu vaccine doses for winter 2020-21.

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of re-introducing shielding for the clinically extremely vulnerable in areas under...

      Health Professions: MMR Vaccine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of health care workers in England are not vaccinated against MMR.

      Cystic Fibrosis: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure safe access to deliveries of food, medicines and other essential items in high-risk and other areas to...

      MMR Vaccine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to encourage parents to have their children vaccinated against MMR.

      General Practitioners: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the safety of recommencing regular face-to-face GP surgery appointments as covid-19 lockdown...

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the expected monthly demand for influenza vaccines for the 2020-21 winter period in comparison...

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many NHS influenza vaccinations are planned to be available each month during the 2020-21 winter period in (a) Kingston upon Hull,...

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions he has had with (a) general practitioners and (b) pharmacies on the adequacy of their 2020 flu vaccines supply.

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what financial support is available to people (a) with cystic fibrosis and (b) others who are clinically extremely vulnerable to covid-19...

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much flu vaccine stock was available in England in (a) 2019 and (b) 2020.

      Blood Cancer: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to develop advice for people who were previously shielding tailored to the risk associated with their particular...

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the readiness of (a) delivery methods and (b) storage infrastructure for a potential vaccine for...

      Breast Cancer: Radiotherapy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the proportion of patients that have had a shorter course of breast radiotherapy as a result of covid-19.

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what data his Department holds on the number of people in long-stay residential care who have received a 2020 NHS flu vaccine to date.

      Pancreatic Cancer: Mortality Rates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to increase the survival rate of people with pancreatic cancer.

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what data his Department holds on the number of people living with someone who is at high risk from covid-19 who have received a 2020 NHS...

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what data his Department holds on the number of frontline health and social care workers who have received a 2020 NHS flu vaccine to date.

      Cancer: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made for the implication of his policies of the announcement of 310 redundancies from Macmillan cancer support on...

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what data his Department holds on the number of people who are in receipt of carer's allowance or are the main carer for an older or...

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what data his Department holds on the number of pregnant women who have received a 2020 NHS flu vaccine to date.

      Coronavirus and Influenza

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has for a public awareness campaign to highlight the differences between seasonal flu and covid 19 symptoms.

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether it is his Department's policy to offer children and adults with cystic fibrosis priority access to influenza vaccinations for the...

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) GP surgeries and (b) community pharmacies in Birmingham have reported a shortage of the 2020 flu vaccine.

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that vulnerable people can access the flu vaccine for winter 2020-21.

      Mumps

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the change in the prevalence of mumps in the last three years.

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to support (a) GP surgeries and (b) community pharmacies to meet increased demand for the winter flu vaccine.

      Cancer: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that cancer care can continue safely during (a) a potential second wave of covid-19 and (b) a new...

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what support he is giving to GPs and community pharmacies to ensure they have adequate stocks of the 2020 flu vaccine.

      Coronavirus and Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to publish the response to the consultation on Distributing vaccines and treatments for Covid-19 and flu.

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what data his Department holds on the number of people entitled to an NHS flu vaccine in 2020.

      Obesity: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the availability of NHS specialist weight management services.

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish an update on the roll-out of the flu vaccination programme for winter 2020-21.

      Blood Cancer: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to meet the needs of people living with blood cancer who are classed as vulnerable during the...

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the availability of the 2020 flu vaccine.

      Obesity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 15 September 2020 to Question 83952 on Obesity, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of...

      General Practitioners: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what criteria his Department uses to determine what a reasonable sum is for charges by General Practitioners for non-exempted completion...

      Obesity: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment has been made of the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on health services for seriously overweight children.

      NHS: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many British manufacturers (a) approached the National PPE Sourcing team and (b) were awarded contracts to supply personal protective...

      General Practitioners: Termination of Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of GPs (a) retiring and (b) leaving the profession in each of the last five years.

      Coronavirus: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the extent of the incidence of re-use of single use personal protective equipment; and if he will...

      Gambling: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what increase there has been in the number of patients seeking assistance from the NHS when gambling is a relevant factor, since 2007.

      Obesity: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that every child in England requiring a tier two or three weight management service has...

      Protective Clothing: Unmanned Air Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of using medical drone technologies to deliver personal protective equipment during...

      Coronavirus: Food

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many covid-19 outbreaks have been recorded in food factories in England to date.

      Ayanda Capital: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 22 September to Question 81545, what checks were made prior to direct awarding Ayanda Capital Limited a...

      Coronavirus: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what level of personal protective clothing staff working in covid-19 testing centres should have.

      Food: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to prevent outbreaks of covid-19 in food factories.

      Health Services: Computer Software

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment was made as part of the development the NHS Better Health app of the potential effect of that app on people with eating...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to respond to the letter from the hon. Member for High Peak of 3 August 2020 on high consequence infectious diseases.

      Cancer: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to encourage NHS Cancer Alliances to set out clear plans for restarting cancer care.

      Cancer: Tomography

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of using (a) MRI scans and (b) T1 mapping in testing for cases of...

      Blood Cancer: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if his Department will meet with representatives from the blood cancer community to discuss the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on...

      Blood Cancer: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if a representative from his Department will meet with the blood cancer community to discuss how patient initiated follow-ups could best...

      Breast Cancer

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that patients whose breast reconstruction surgery has been delayed due to covid-19 will be able to...

      Breast Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to encourage regular breast cancer screening in areas where the breast cancer incidence rate is above average.

      Cancer: Birmingham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the cumulative cancer backlog of undiagnosed, relapsed, and delayed treatments in Birmingham as a result...

      Breast Cancer: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department has taken to (a) maintain the standard of treatment of secondary breast cancer patients and (b) ensure the role...

      Ovarian Cancer: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to ensure that people with ovarian cancer can continue to access treatment in the event of a second wave of covid-19.

      NHS: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many items of personal protective equipment are in the stockpile of personal protective equipment for the NHS.

      Hearing Impairment: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many clear face masks (a) have been sent since the covid-19 outbreak began and (b) he plans to send to NHS regions.

      Protective Clothing: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the sufficiency of supply of personal protective equipment for the winter 2020-21 period for (a)...

      Alcoholic Drinks: Labelling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of whether the September 2019 deadline to remove the outdated Chief Medical Officers' low-risk drinking...

      Alcoholic Drinks: Consumption

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of trends in the level of alcohol consumption in domestic settings since March 2020.

      Obesity: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the funding of weight management services.

      Food: Hygiene

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of permitting the Food Standards Agency to conduct food hygiene inspections...

      Flour: Folic Acid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to introduce mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid.

      Tranexamic Acid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether tranexamic acid is used for accident victims to help control bleeding.

      Accident and Emergency Departments: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the introduction of video triage at A&Es during the covid-19 outbreak; and...

      Surgery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when elective NHS operations, including those that require (a) scans and (b) angiograms, can resume in England; and whether he will make...

      Clinical Trials

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to increase the speed at which clinical trials for medical research can be conducted.

      Brain Cancer: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress his Department has made on its work with the Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Research Mission.

      Pharmacy: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to make an assessment of the adequacy of funding for community pharmacies.

      Influenza: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to help ensure availability of seasonal flu vaccinations through GP surgeries in Winter 2020.

      Coronavirus: Mortality Rates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the infection fatality rate of covid-19 is in the UK (a) overall and (b) by (i) age group, (ii) gender and (iii) ethnic background.

      Health Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect of the tiered system of covid-19 alert levels on the work of (a) Alcoholics Anonymous, (b)...

      Eating Disorders and Obesity: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he took to include (a) anorexia nervosa, (b) bulimia, (c) binge eating disorder and (d) other eating disorders and the effects...

      Endometriosis: Diagnosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 25 September 2020 to Question 91705 on Endometriosis: Diagnosis, if he will undertake a review of whether there...

      Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Independent Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will implement recommendation one of the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review report entitled First Do No Harm,...

      Endometriosis: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 25 September to Question 92782, if he will undertake a review of the adequacy of treatment provision for people...

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate his Department has made of the (a) number and (b) proportion of people (i) seeking and (ii) qualifying for mental...

      Coronavirus: Funerals and Marriage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the evidential basis for the Government's decision to allow (a) 30 people to attend a funeral and (b) 15 people to...

      Coronavirus: Funerals and Marriage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the scientific basis is for the imposition of different attendance restrictions between weddings and funerals during the covid-19...

      Coronavirus: Gyms

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what impact assessment has been undertaken on the potential effect of gym closures in tier 3 covid-19 areas on (a) health and wellbeing...

      Coronavirus: Hospitality Industry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Prime Minister's oral contribution of 22 September 2020, Official Report, Column 798, whether the evidential basis for...

      Autism: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many autistic (a) children and (b) adults have contacted mental health services since 23 March 2020.

      Autism: Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that new NHS 24/7 mental health support lines are (a) accessible to autistic people and (b)...

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to reduce waiting times for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in West Berkshire.

      Enzalutamide

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure the supply to UK patients of the Dutch-made medicine Enzalutamide after the transition period.

      Ehlers-danlos Syndrome: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that the NHS Long Term Plan improves the (a) healthcare options and (b) support for people with...

      Ehlers-danlos Syndrome: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will take steps to improve the clinical pathway for people with hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.

      Haemophilia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 9 April 2019 to Question 240997, what progress has been made in meeting the Government’s aim for...

      Cancer: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of patients had their cancer symptoms investigated within two weeks of an urgent GP referral in (a) 2019 and (b) 2020.

      Haemophilia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 9 April 2019 to Question 240997, if he will publish updated data on bleeds for people with haemophilia for 2019.

      Pharmacy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidance his Department has issued to pharmacists on the advice that pharmacists should provide to patients in circumstances where a...

      Cancer and Rare Diseases: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to allocate the £500 million Innovative Drugs Fund to (a) rare disease treatments and (b) cancer treatments.

      Ehlers-danlos Syndrome: Surgery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will take steps to promote and enable surgical intervention to treat people with hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.

      Cannabis: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to improve access to medicinal cannabis.

      Coronavirus: Vitamin D

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to his response to the hon. Member for Ealing Central and Acton on 21 September 2020, Official Report, column 633, on...

      Lithium: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to his Department's issuing of a supply disruption alert for Lithium carbonate, what steps he has taken to (a) help...

      Rare Diseases: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many times a medicine for a rare disease has received a negative recommendation as a result of lack of data through the single...

      Coronavirus: Vitamin D

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the study published in the October 2020 edition of Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology's October...

      Cannabis: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made for the implications of his policies of reports that Northern Ireland health authorities have provided...

      Medical Treatments: Innovation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the (a) budget and (b) scope is of the planned Innovative Medicines Fund; what funding will be allocated to (a) promising innovative...

      Hormone Replacement Therapy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the size of the stockpiles of progesterone that were available for prescription or purchase in the UK prior...

      Epilepsy: Cannabis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to accelerate access to medicinal cannabis on the NHS for severely epileptic children.

      Rare Diseases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to update the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Constitution and Functions) and the Health and Social...

      Epilepsy: Cannabis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the current financial difficulties that families with epileptic children who need access to medical...

      Cancer: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) expenditure was between (a) April 2019 to March 2020 and (b) April 2020 to September 2020.

      Epilepsy: Cannabis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of (a) access to medical cannabis for children and adults with rare and severe forms...

      Levodopa

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he can provide of the size of the stockpiles of co-careldopa that were available for prescription or purchase in the UK...

      Coronavirus: Sweden

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with his Swedish counterpart on that country's response to the covid-19 pandemic.

      Health Professions: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidance his Department has issued to NHS Trusts on (a) supporting front line NHS staff who have been shielding back to work and (b)...

      Social Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans the Government has to support (a) local authorities and (b) the care sector more widely to deliver care services in the event...

  • Department for Education

    • Children: Missing Persons

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to ensure that information gathered during independent return home interviews is shared with (a) local authority...

    • Children: Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 16 October 2020 to Question 102886 on Crime: Children, what plans she has to make an assessment of the effectiveness of data...

      Pupils: Attendance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to fill gaps in school attendance data to inform catch up plans.

      Education: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what additional support he has made available to support teachers to help return pupils' attainment back to the national standard after their...

      Schools: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he plans to allocate additional funding to schools to cover costs they have incurred in responding to the covid-19 outbreak.

      Remote Education: Harrow West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much funding each primary school in Harrow West constituency has (a) applied for and (b) received as part of the fund to support remote education;...

      Schools: Admissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what guidance his Department provides to schools on the rights of children with British National (Overseas) status to school places.

      Schools: Harrow

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much covid-19-related financial support Pinner Park School in Harrow has (a) applied for and (b) received from his Department; and if he will make...

      Schools: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of test and trace systems to support schools to remain open to all pupils during the covid-19 outbreak.

      Ofqual

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans he has to ask Ofqual to publish the minutes of its board meetings that have taken place since September 2019.

      Students: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of funding for (a) student support services and (b) mental health support.

      Free School Meals: Disadvantaged

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate his Department has made of the number of children in (a) Coventry, (b) the West Midlands and (c) England (i) eligible and (ii) not...

  • Ministry of Justice

  • Treasury

    • EU Grants and Loans

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of providing funding for organisations in receipt of EU funds at the end of the transition period.

    • Police: Finance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if she will include a review of the police allocation formula in the Comprehensive Spending Review.

      Small Businesses: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what support is available for small businesses owners instructed to self-isolate on numerous and separate occasions to prevent the spread of covid-19.

      Public Expenditure

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to tackle (a) gender, (b) race and (c) socioeconomic inequality as part of his Winter Economic Plan.

      Employment: Females

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to ensure the covid-19 outbreak does not increase (a) job security, (b) job opportunity and (c) pay inequalities among men and women.

      Tobacco: Excise Duties

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will revise the definition of cigarillos so that they are in the same tax bracket as factory-made cigarettes after the end of transition period.

      Job Support Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he plans to publish final guidance on the implementation of the Job Support Scheme.

      Football: Unpaid Taxes

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much in total is owed by football clubs playing in the English Football League to HMRC in overdue unpaid taxes.

      Lone Parents: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what financial support is available for single parents who cannot work from home and whose children are instructed to self-isolate without having a...

      Exports: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will publish an economic impact assessment of the effect on airports of his decision to (a) withdraw the VAT Retail Export Scheme for all passengers...

      Retail Prices Index

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, which stakeholders he or his ministerial colleagues have met since December 2019 to discuss changing the formula for calculating the Retail Price Index.

      Credit Unions

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how may members of credit unions there are, by region of the UK.

      Employee Ownership and Save as You Earn

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people received income tax relief as a result of their participation in (a) Save As You Earn and (b) Share Incentive Plan schemes in the 12 months...

      Debts Written Off: Developing Countries

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make representations to his overseas counterparts at the G20 Finance Ministers Meetings on the cancellation of developing countries' debts to...

      Money Lenders: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to prevent people made vulnerable as a result of the covid-19 outbreak from becoming victims of loan sharks.

      Marriage: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he has taken to ensure that businesses in the wedding industry can access suitable insurance for delays and cancellations resulting from the...

      Financial Services: Regulation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent discussions he has had with representatives of the financial services sector on the effectiveness of the (a) Financial Conduct Authority, (b)...

      Cash Dispensing

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to secure long-term access to cash to support (a) people on low incomes, (b) vulnerable people, (c) disadvantaged communities and...

      Employee Ownership and Save as You Earn

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people participated in (a) Save As You Earn (SAYE) schemes, (b) Share Investment Plans (SIPs) and (c) SAYE schemes and SIPs in the last three...

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the number of buildings that will require a new ESW1 certification assessment every 5 years.

    • Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans he has to (a) narrow the scope of the EWS1 process and (b) review his Department's policies and advice to...

      Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the number of properties given zero valuations as a result of being unable to prove EWS1...

      First Time Buyers: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what estimate his Department has made of the number of completed house sales involving first-time buyers during each...

      Flats: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the situation of (a) buyers and (b) leaseholders of low-level flats who are unable to...

      Buildings: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to the Government update on building safety published in April 2020, what contribution leaseholders...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Aviation: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he has made of the number of careers in aviation that will be created by Project TELUM.

    • Aviation: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when the contract for UK Light Aircraft Flying Training 2 was first tendered.

      Aviation: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department's contract with Babcock for light aircraft flying training was subject to oversight by the Single Source Regulations Office.

      Aviation: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans he has for a tender for a new contract for the UK Light Aircraft Flying 3 project TELUM; and if he will make a statement.

      Aviation: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the value of the Light Aircraft Flying Training 2 contract is.

      Army: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will publish (a) a template service personnel payslip and (b) an example payslip for a soldier at the rank of private with three years' service.

      Integrated Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy; and if he will...

      Armed Forces Covenant

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when (a) Ministers and (b) officials in his Department last met, in person or virtually, with representatives of the each of the devolved...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Pensions: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment her Department has made of trends in the number of pension scams during the covid-19 outbreak.

    • Pensions: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people have accessed and transferred their pension early since the start of the covid-19 outbreak; and how many of those have been...

      Pensions: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to increase public understanding of the risks of pension scams.

      Pensions: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people have (a) contacted Action Fraud regarding potential pension scams and (b) booked a Pension Wise guidance session since the...

      Universal Credit: Wakefield

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people from Wakefield constituency applied for universal credit in the (a) 2019-20 financial year and (b) 2020-21 financial year to date.

      Housing: Discretionary Grants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much in 2020-21 discretionary housing payments had been distributed nationally as of August 2020.

      Universal Credit: Self-employed

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of universal credit claimants were self-employed in the last period for which data is available.

      Universal Credit: Self-employed

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many universal credit claimants will be subject to the minimum income floor when its suspension ends on 12 November 2020.

      Children: Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to paying parents who receive income from rental property being required to pay more in child maintenance payments as a result...

      Housing: Discretionary Grants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much in discretionary housing payments was allocated between March and July (a) 2020 and (b) 2019.

      Poverty: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will make an assessment of the implications for her policies of the finding by the End Child Poverty Campaign that eight out of the 10...

      Social Security Benefits: Terminal Illnesses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when her Department plans to publish its review of how the welfare system supports terminally ill people; and for what reason that review has...

      Disability: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the economic effect on disabled people of the covid-19 outbreak.

      Sick Pay: Social Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will make it her policy to provide social care workers with full sick pay; what discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Angling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to support the recreational fishing sector in respect of negotiations on the UK's future...

    • Planning Permission: Rural Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government on the effect of...

      Pollution Control: Wakefield

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to tackle air pollution in Wakefield constituency.

      River Severn: Flood Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when his Department plans to allocate additional funding for flood defences along the River Severn.

      Domestic Waste: Waste Disposal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, which local authorities have taken enforcement action under section 46 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 in each of...

      River Severn: Flood Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans he has to implement the flood defences along the River Severn set out by the Environment agency and River Severn...

      Flood Control: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits making flood resilience grants available throughout the year.

      Flood Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans the Government has to incentivise the installation of flood (a) resistant and (b) resilient measures to help...

      Floods: Building Regulations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions his Department has had with the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government on updating building...

  • Home Office

    • Undocumented Migrants: English Channel

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions she has had with the (a) Attorney General and (b) Lord Chancellor on the use of the phrase activist lawyers since 1...

    • Undocumented Migrants: English Channel

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what representations she has received from legal professional bodies on the effect of her use of the phrase activist lawyers on the safety...

      Asylum: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she made of the (a) adequacy of the two temporary Ministry of Defence sites being used to accommodate asylum seekers and (b)...

      Coronavirus: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 29 September to Question 82041, how many Fixed Penalty Notices have been issued in England under the International...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what proportion of correspondence sent to the MP correspondence team is replied to within the 20 working day service standard for a...

      Youth Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to increase youth intervention services.

      Asylum: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when her Department plans to commence covid-secure face-to-face substantive asylum interviews for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children.

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • Iraq: Kurds

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had since 9 October 2020 with his counterparts in the Federal Government of Iraq and the Kurdistan...

    • Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 16 October 2020 to Question 102832 on Overseas Aid, what the titles are of the 44...

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 16 October 2020 to Question 102832, how many of the 13 projects that were delivered...

      Bahrain: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, fwith reference to the Answer of 16 April 2018 to Question HL6838, whether the Integrated Activity Fund is used to...

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the Answer of 16 October 2020 to Question 102832, how many activities delivered through the...

      Bahrain: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the Answer of 16 April 2018 to Question HL6838, which implementation partners the Government...

      Iran: Nuclear Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to Iran's commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, what assessment he has made of...

      Iraq: Kurds

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps his Department has taken in response to the burning on 17 October 2020 in Baghdad of a Kurdish party...

      Iraq: Kurds

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with the Federal Government of Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq on the (a) safety...

      Palestinians: Olives

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions he has had with his Israeli counterpart on the protection of West Bank Palestinians during the...

      Bahrain: Capital Punishment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what representations he has made to his Bahraini counterpart on whether the executions of Mohammed Ramadhan and...

      Hong Kong: National Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether he has held discussions with representatives of (a) HSBC and (b) Standard Chartered since their statements...

      Sri Lanka: Peace Negotiations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps he is taking to promote peace and reconciliation in Sri Lanka.

      Diplomatic Service: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether his Department's mystery shopper exercises to test its staff during the covid-19 pandemic is in line with...

      Diplomatic Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what criteria his Department applies to assess the needs of people who require consular assistance.

      Diplomatic Service: Families

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what process his Department undertakes to assess the vulnerability of families when assessing their need for...

      Developing Countries: Death

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what plans he has to support the World Health Organisations' Ending Preventable Deaths Action Plan.

      Chile: Freedom of Religion

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what representation he has made to his Chilean counterpart on freedom of religion in that country since the...

      Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Ministerial Responsibility

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what changes he has made to the responsibilities of Ministers in his Department following the merger of the...

      Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Ministerial Responsibility

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will list which Ministerial responsibilities previously allocated to the Secretary of State for...

      Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Ministerial Responsibility

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether any Ministerial responsibilities previously held by Ministers in the Department for International...

      Venezuela: FSO Nabarima

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what representations his Department has made to the Venezuelan authorities on the condition of the of the barge...

      Carbones del Cerrejon

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the findings of the 12 UN Special Rapporteurs...

      Carbones del Cerrejon

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether he has made an assessment of the compatibility of the actions of the joint British-American registered...

      Colombia: Diplomatic Relations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether a representative from the UK embassy in Colombia has (a) been invited to and (b) attended a meeting with...

      Nagorno Karabakh: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what representations he has made to OSCE Minsk Group on the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict; and what plans he has for...

      Nagorno Karabakh: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what representations he has (a) made to and (b) received from Canada on the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Large Goods Vehicles: Borders

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to the Cabinet Office Policy Paper entitled The Border Operating Model updated on 8 October...

    • Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what (a) procurement policies have been applied and (b) invitations to tender have been submitted in respect...

      UK Trade with EU

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment his Department has made of the extent of legal impediments to trade in the event that the UK...

  • Department for International Trade

    • Trade Agreements: Dispute Resolution

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what steps she is taking to ensure that high ethical standards for arbitrators are secured as integral features of Investor-State Dispute...

    • Trade Agreements

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, which of the continuity trade agreements under negotiation by her Department since July 2020 have been shared in draft form with members of...

      Department for International Trade: Meetings

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, if she will publish the invitees to her Department's civil society roundtable meetings on the issues of (a) the environment, (b)...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Broadband

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what progress his Department has made with Building Digital UK in rolling out full-fibre broadband throughout the UK.

    • Data Protection: USA

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 23 July 2020 to Question 75283 on Disclosure of Information: USA, when his Department plans to...

      Horses: Animal Welfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans he has to support equine rescue charities whose income has reduced as a result of the covid-19 outbreak and who are...

      Third Sector: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 14 October to Question 99668, what fiscal steps he is taking to provide targeted support for small...

      Sports: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether he plans to provide further support to individual sports clubs during the covid-19 outbreak.

      Coronavirus: Disinformation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what estimate he has made of the number of staff hours of staff from each Government department spent working on the Counter...

      Arm: Nvidia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions his Department has had with Nvida on their purchase of ARM; and what guarantees he has sought on (a)...

      Broadband

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions his Department has had with Ofcom on (a) Ofcom’s policy to incentivise Openreach to build full fibre...

      Youth Investment Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions he has had with youth sector representatives on the Youth Investment Fund.

      Third Sector: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he has taken to support the voluntary and community sector during the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Department for Transport

    • Travel: Health

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment, if any, they have made of the impact digital health passes could have on international travel.

    • Cycling

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to provide support for adults to take up cycling, including for commuting to work.

      Road Traffic

      To ask Her Majesty's Government (1) how traffic congestion has been monitored in England, (2) what data they have collected, and (3) what data they have published, about such monitoring since 2015.

      Roads: Closures

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to their confirmation that the public sector equality duty still applies in cases where roads have been closed under COVID-19 emergency legislation,...

      Ports: EU Law

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to review the application of Commission Regulation (EC) No 906/2009, on the application of Article 81(3) of the Treaty to...

      Railway Stations: Access

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether social value requirements were (1) considered, and (2) taken into account, when awarding contracts for the Access for All programme; and if so, (a) what...

      Department of Transport: Consultants

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much was spent on consultancy services by the Department for Transport and its related agencies in the 2019/20 financial year; and what was the (1) cost...

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Tidal Power: North Wales

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the proposal for a tidal lagoon near the Port of Mostyn in north Wales.

    • Energy Supply and Nuclear Power

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the UK's future energy needs; and what plans they have to increase the generation of nuclear power.

      Nuclear Power Stations: Investment

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the level of investor interest in new nuclear power plants.

  • Department for Education

    • Universities: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the restricted access to teaching and part-time employment opportunities experienced by university students in areas affected by additional COVID-19...

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Local Government Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by the Local Government Association Fragmented Funding, published on 22 September.

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • Syria: Armed Conflict

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 6 October (HL8334), what plans they have to disclose the government of Turkey’s response to...

    • British Overseas Territories: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what support they have provided to British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies during the COVID-19 pandemic; and whether this support will extend to the...

  • Home Office

    • NRPF Network: Meetings

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will arrange for a Minister to meet representatives of the No Recourse to Public Funds Network, following a request for such a meeting in their...

    • Undocumented Migrants: English Channel

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the responsibilities of the Clandestine Channel Threat Commander.

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