Written answers

Wednesday, 2 December 2020

  • Department for Transport

    • Travel: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions he has had with rail operators to ensure people travelling over the Christmas period will be able to do so (a) safely and (b)...

    • Electric Vehicles: Hydrogen

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has made a comparative assessment of the (a) costs and (b) benefits of (i) hydrogen and (ii) electricity as energy sources to...

      Railways: Arundel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 27 October 2020 to Question 105623, when he plans to announce a decision on the Arundel chord rail connection.

      Crossrail: Transport for London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of effect of the Mayor of London’s management of Transport for London finances on delays to Crossrail.

      Motor Vehicles: Hydrogen

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the viability of existing retail fuel stations (a) to include hydrogen as a fuel dispensed and (b) for...

      Motor Vehicles: Hydrogen

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of hydrogen as a fuel to replace petrol and diesel in (a) motor cars and (b) heavy...

      Travel: Repayments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to ensure that travel companies and airlines comply with legislation and refund passengers whose flights or holiday packages...

      Night Flying

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to introduce further restrictions on night time flights at UK airports.

      Large Goods Vehicles: Excise Duties

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to reform the road user levy after the end of the transition period to ensure parity between domestic and foreign hauliers.

      Bicycles: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many vouchers have been allocated under the Fix your Bike Voucher Scheme in (a) Greater London, (b) Bexley Borough and (c) Bexleyheath and...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Ministry of Defence: Public Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will provide a breakdown of how the £16.5 billion to be allocated to his Department under the Spending Review 2020 will be spent.

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Shipping: Living Wage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the planned timescale is for seafarers to receive the National Minimum Wage, announced on 1 October 2020.

    • Social Rented Housing: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what meetings his Department has had with social housing providers on what is required to decarbonise the UK’s...

      Social Rented Housing: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the long-term funding measures needed to support...

      Buildings: Heating

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when he plans to publish the Building and Heat Strategy.

      Hospitality Industry: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will increase the financial support available for the hospitality sector in tier 3 covid-19 restriction areas.

      Electricity and Hydrogen: Environment Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what comparative assessment his Department has made of the (a) medium and (b) long term environmental effects of (i)...

      Living Wage and Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he has a timetable for (a) bringing forward legislative proposals in support of the real living wage and (b)...

      Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with the devolved regions on reducing levels of (a) carbon dioxide, (b) nitrous oxide and...

      Living Wage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment he has made of the level of compliance of businesses with payment of the National Living Wage.

      Motor Vehicles: Manufacturing Industries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent steps he has taken to support the automotive sector.

      Carbon Emissions and Renewable Energy: Manufacturing Industries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent steps he has taken to support UK-based manufacturing of (a) renewable and (b) low carbon technologies.

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: International Men's Day

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department took to mark International Men's Day on 19 November 2020.

      Job Creation: Coventry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to support job creation schemes in (a) Coventry North East constituency and (b)...

      Business: Electricity and Hydrogen

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits for businesses of using (a) hydrogen and (b)...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • United Kingdom

      What steps his Department is taking to strengthen the Union.

    • Aerospace Industry: Northern Ireland

      What steps the Government is taking to support the aerospace sector in Northern Ireland during the covid-19 outbreak.

      Customs: Northern Ireland

      What assessment he has made of the preparedness of (a) businesses and (b) communities for the implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol.

      Veterans: Northern Ireland

      What recent discussions he has had with (a) Cabinet colleagues and (b) the Northern Ireland Executive on a timeframe for bringing forward standalone legislative proposals on vexatious claims...

      Apprentices: Northern Ireland

      What discussions he has had with (a) the Northern Ireland Executive and (b) Cabinet colleagues on increasing the number of apprenticeships in Northern Ireland.

      EU Grants and Loans: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what the average amount of European Structural Investment Funding was per year for Northern Ireland for the period 2014-20; and what the...

      Northern Ireland Office: International Men's Day

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what steps his Department took to mark International Men's Day on 19 November 2020.

      Coronavirus: Christmas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what discussions he has had with the Irish Government on the co-ordination of Christmas 2020 covid-19 restrictions.

      Exports: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what steps his Department is taking to promote Northern Irish exports.

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Public Health: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to announce further details of public health funding announced in the Spending Review 2020.

    • Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of the £500 million for mental health provided in the Spending Review 2020 will be spent on (a) adult and (b)...

      Coronavirus: Public Houses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the scientific evidence that supports the distinction between allowing pubs that serve a substantial meal to open in...

      Cannabis: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 10 November 2020 to Question 108268 on Cannabis: Medical Treatment, what work his Department is undertaking...

      Addictions: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to improve addiction support services in the most disadvantaged communities.

      Virgin Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the value is contracts awarded to Virgin Care since 2010.

      Kidney Diseases: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of (a) situation for travellers to the EU with kidney disease after 31 December 2020 and (b) level of health...

      Health Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it the policy of the Government to reimburse patients who have to incur costs in accessing procedures which are currently...

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what his assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Government's preparations between June and September 2020 for a second wave...

      NHS: Land

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the value of NHS land sold since 2010.

      Hospital Beds: Private Sector

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 27 October to Question 97626 on Hospital Beds: Private Sector, what payments have been made under each of the...

      Diabetes: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to increase the number of people with diabetes meeting the NICE recommended HbA1c treatment target...

      Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he has taken to validate epidemiological models of covid-19 (a) cases, (b) hospitalisations and (c) deaths against observed...

      PPE Medpro

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department has taken to ensure the award of Government contracts to Medpro Ltd complied with procurement guidelines.

      Emergency Calls: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many staff at emergency call operating centres have tested positive for covid-19 since March 2020.

      Hospitals: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer dated 8 October to Question 97635 on Hospitals: Construction, what information has been published on the progress...

      Barts Health NHS Trust: Fire Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether a three-year investment programme agreed in 2017 with the London Fire Service to upgrade fire safety in Barts NHS Trust was...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to respond to the correspondence of 1 September 2020 and follow-up correspondence of the 29 September 2020 and 22 October...

      Coronavirus: Hospitals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 17 November 2020 to Question 102204 on Coronavirus: Hospitals, how many people requiring (a) treatment for...

      Intensive Care: Hospital Beds

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 16 November 2020 to Question 109164, whether the NHS plans to publish backdated data on critical care capacity...

      Department of Health and Social Care: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many officials work in the correspondence unit in his Department.

      Hospitals: Visits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the evidential basis is for the Government's guidance on family visits to hospital patients who are seriously ill as a result of...

      NHS 111: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 8 October 2020 to Question 96968, what support experienced clinicians have provided to call handlers recruited...

      Health Services and Social Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions he has had with the Prime Minister's Health and Social Care Taskforce.

      Health Services and Social Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions (a) he or (b) his officials have had with the Prime Minister's Health and Social Care Taskforce.

      Coronavirus: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether all calls to the Coronavirus Response Service are recorded.

      NHS 111: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 19 October 2020 to Question 99681 on NHS 111: Training, who was responsible for auditing call handlers...

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

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department took to mark International Men's Day on 19 November 2020.

      NHS 111: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 19 October 2020 to Question 99681 on NHS 111: Training, what form the audit of Coronavirus Response Service...

      General Practitioners: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what training was given to Covid-19 Clinical Assessment Service general practitioners prior to the commencement of their roles in August 2020.

      Radiotherapy: Medical Equipment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 22 October 2020 to Question 92759 and with reference to the Spending Review 2020, what funding will be...

      Medical Treatments: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that NHS patients do not experience significant delays in getting treatment during the...

      Community Health Services: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what responsibility health and social care partnerships have for determining local funding priorities.

      Prescription Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 5 August 2020 to Question 72910 on Drugs: Expenditure, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of...

      Anaemia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent progress he has made on the delivery of NICE guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of pernicious anaemia.

      Coronavirus: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to help ensure that people who are self-isolating during the covid-19 outbreak can access prescribed...

      Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he estimates the evidence-based model to predict risk of death or hospitalisation from covid-19, which has been developed by the...

      Cannabis: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of (a) providing medical cannabis through NHS prescriptions and (b) funding private...

      Coronavirus: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 14 October 2020 to Question 98182, what stocks of (a) meropenem, (b) doxycycline, (c) fentanyl, (d) morphine,...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to record the vaccination status of people who have received the covid-19 vaccine.

      Coronavirus: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking with the Scottish Government to develop a communications campaign to promote the uptake of covid-19...

      Cannabis: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with the Food Standards Agency on the steps it is taking to educate consumers on the safety of unauthorised...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether each approved covid-19 vaccine will be distributed across the UK according to population.

      Coronavirus: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of the covid-19 vaccines purchased by the NHS will be provided to Northern Ireland.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what procurement arrangements he is putting in place for businesses wishing to provide logistical support to the planned covid-19...

      Hospitals: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 8 October to Question 97634, on Hospitals: Construction, whether the revised process for approving business...

      Coronavirus: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when covid-19 vaccines purchased by the Government will be available in Northern Ireland.

      Hospital Beds: Private Sector

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 30 September to Question 97626 on Hospital Beds: Private Sector, and with reference to the report entitled...

      Protective Clothing: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether it is Government policy to publish the (a) number and (b) type of personal protective equipment items procured through Government...

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the new National Institute for Health Protection will take on Public Health England’s responsibilities in relation to the...

      Department of Health and Social Care: Written Questions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, on what date his Department's Parliamentary Question Performance Recovery Plan was completed; and if he will place a copy of that plan in...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the capacity of the primary care network in Cheshire to deliver the covid-19 vaccination to...

      Health Services: Reciprocal Arrangements

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the additional costs required to administer 27 separate bi-lateral reciprocal healthcare arrangements in the...

      Mental Health Services: Internet

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether Public Health England’s Every Mind Matters webpage and signposting to support will be transferred over to the new National...

      NHS Trusts: Subsidiary Companies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect on NHS Property Services of NHS Trusts setting up wholly owned subsidiary companies to manage...

      Coronavirus: Barnet

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish his plans for delivering covid-19 vaccinations to people living in the London Borough of Barnet.

      NHS Trusts: Subsidiary Companies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 30 September 2020 to Question 97629, what assessment he has made of the benefits to patients of NHS trusts...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if any changes have been made to the interim advice on priority groups for covid-19 vaccination published by the Joint Committee on...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he will take to provide people who have received a covid-19 vaccination with a personal record of that vaccination; and if he...

      Coronavirus: Physiotherapy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of including soft tissue therapy in those medical practices permitted to continue...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to categorise unpaid carers as a priority group when the covid-19 vaccine is rolled out.

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that disinfectant products on sale to the general public for use on reducing the risk of...

      Air Pollution: Public Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions his Department has had with the Royal College of Surgeons on the effect of poor air quality on public health.

      Department of Health and Social Care: Written Questions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to answer Questions 116658, 116659 and 116660 tabled on 17 November 2020.

      Day Centres: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the need to prevent mixing of households during covid-19 restrictions, what guidance he has given to local authorities...

      Social Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many social care workers have died from covid-19 (a) in total and (b) since 1 August 2020.

      Dementia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect of social isolation on the cognitive skills of dementia sufferers.

      Community Care: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 2 November 2020 to Question 103474 on Community Care: Coronavirus, when the pilot to test professionals who...

      Abortion: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many women have accessed the Northern Ireland abortion scheme for terminations in Great Britain; and what the cost to the public...

      Health Services and Social Services: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of trends in the levels of morale among staff in the (a) NHS and (b) social care system during the covid-19...

      Respite Care: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that families caring for disabled adults can access respite care during the November 2020...

      NHS: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many NHS staff are (a) absent through illness and (b) self-isolating as a result of covid-19 as of 9 November 2020.

      Learning Disability and Autism: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to provide consistent guidance on visiting rights during the covid-19 outbreak to the families of autistic people...

      Abortion: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many meetings the Government has had with abortion providers to monitor the safety of abortion pills being taken at home since 30...

      Care Homes: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of using Leeds as a pilot area for testing visitors at care homes for covid-19.

      Nurses: Students

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the NHS Learning Support Fund is available to all (a) new and (b) continuing degree-level nursing students.

      Integrated Care Systems

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to assist (a) local authorities and (b) the NHS to implement integrated health and care services.

      Social Services: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to improve training and support for social care staff (a) on infection control and (b) in other areas.

      Health Professions: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of reinstating paid placements for trainee doctors, nurses and, midwives during the...

      Care Homes: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the evidential basis is for his policy on visiting care homes during the covid-19 outbreak.

      Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will take steps to remove from his communications extreme covid-19 scenarios used for illustration purposes; and if he will make a...

      Coronavirus: Death

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the proportion of people who have died from covid-19 who would have died within 12 months in the event that...

      Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to accelerate access to psychological therapies for adults with long-term common mental health conditions.

      Mental Health Services: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the £10.2 million announced in June 2020 for mental health charities to support adults and children affected by...

      Self-harm

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what support is available for young people and adults who self-harm during the covid-19 pandemic; and how much the Government spent in...

      Coronavirus: Erith and Thamesmead

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps people in Erith and Thamesmead constituency should take in the event that they have covid-19 symptoms but are unable to access...

      Community Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the finding by Sense that a third of disabled people and their...

      Community Care: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the findings of Sense Forgotten families campaign; and if he will...

      Carers: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on (a) access to support services for and (b) the (i) mental and (ii)...

      Carers: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether a person residing in a tier one covid-19 area may continue to provide informal social care to relatives that reside in a tier two...

      Tobacco: Sales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016, for what reason Public Health England has suspended its...

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate SAGE has made of the infection fatality ratio for infection by SARS-CoV-2.

      Maternity Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of women affected by restrictions on maternity services during the covid-19 outbreak in each...

      Children: Autism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to support children with autism and food aversions to improve their diet.

      Mental Health: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of Centre for Mental Health's analysis entitled, Covid-19 and the...

      Dogs: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the recent trial of training dogs to detect covid-19 was successful.

      Coronavirus: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will work with the Welsh Government to bring forward specific travel guidance for researchers and students at Welsh universities...

      Department of Health and Social Care: Written Questions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to answer Question 109284 on Care Homes: Coronavirus tabled by the hon Member for Brighton, Pavilion on 30 October 2020.

  • Wales Office

    • Wales Office: Credit Unions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, whether he plans to require his Department and its agencies to provide a payroll deduction service to allow staff to save more easily with a credit union;...

    • Business: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the economic support available for Welsh businesses during the covid-19 outbreak.

      Exports: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what steps his Department is taking to promote Welsh exports.

  • Department for Education

    • Schools: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the number of (a) pupils and (b) teachers absent from (i) primary, (ii) secondary and (iii) special schools in each (A)...

    • Literacy: Teaching Methods

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether the Year 2 phonics screening test will be taken during the autumn term.

      Pupils: North of England

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions he has had with universities on ensuring that pupils from schools in the north of England do not miss out on places at high-ranking...

      Secondary Education: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to ensure regular covid-19 testing takes place in secondary schools for (a) students and (b) staff.

      Secure Accommodation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer on 28 June 2018 to Question 156433, how many additional places for children in secure accommodation were achieved through his...

      Students: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans he has to ensure that Jewish university students can return home to their families during the covid-19 outbreak for Hanukkah between 10 and...

      Union Learning Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many people have obtained qualifications using the Union Learning Fund since 1998.

      Students: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions his Department has had with representatives of university students on their needs in the context of the effect of the covid-19...

      Universities: Repayments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent assessment his Department has made of the (a) accessibility and (b) effectiveness of the university refund procedure.

      History: Curriculum

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he has taken steps to develop a de-colonised curriculum.

      Schools: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps the Government is taking to ensure there is enough space in schools to accommodate all students in line with covid-19 social distancing...

      Union Learning Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the ending of the Union Learning Fund from April 2021 on (a) workers affected by covid-19 and...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • David Sparrow

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the findings of Norwich Coroner’s Court in relation to the death of David...

    • Homicide: Gender Recognition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many convicted murderers were recorded as being transgender in each year for which information is available.

      Ministry of Justice: International Men's Day

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps his Department took to mark International Men's Day on 19 November 2020.

      Hare Coursing: Prosecutions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, when his Department will set out clear guidance for prosecutors and magistrates on the use of Community Impact Statements and of expert witnesses in...

      Hare Coursing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what discussions his Department has had with representatives of the Sentencing Council on guidance for magistrates on dealing with illegal hare coursing...

  • Treasury

    • Fairgrounds: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of providing financial support to travelling fairground operators who have been unable to...

    • Hospitality Industry: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether his Department plans to offer additional financial support to the hospitality industry operating in areas with Tier 3 covid-19 restrictions during...

      Treasury: International Men's Day

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department took to mark International Men's Day on 19 November 2020.

      Levelling Up Fund

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the length of time the bidding process will take from the time of application to the allocation of funding through the...

      Revenue and Customs Digital Technology Services: Tax Avoidance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, for what reason Revenue and Customs Digital Technology Services Limited (RCDTS Ltd) engaged contractors using disguised remuneration schemes until 2020.

      Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the proportion of workers supported by the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme who have been continuously in the scheme since it...

      Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will (a) cancel or (b) reduce the amount of national insurance and pensions contributions that employers are required to pay for employees using the...

      Debts: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he will take to reduce levels of household debt resulting from the covid-19 outbreak.

      Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Directors

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of extending eligibility to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to include directors of small...

      Revenue and Customs: Dispute Resolution

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people have used HMRC's Alternative Dispute Resolution scheme through (a) arbitration and (b) mediation in each year since the introduction of...

      Directors: Small Businesses

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of directors of small companies, who file their PAYE RTI returns annually.

      Test and Trace Support Payment

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with his Department on the potential merits of expanding the eligibility of the Test and Trace Support Payment of £500 for...

      ExcludedUK

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether his Department has had discussions with representatives of ExcludedUK on difficulties their members are having in accessing Government support...

      Investment Income: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent representations he has received on the potential merits of increasing financial support for people who are paid via dividends from their own...

      Northern Rock

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to provide financial support or compensation to homeowners who are mortgage prisoners with Northern Rock Asset Management.

      Revenue and Customs: Standards

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what representations he has received on failures by HMRC to abide by the HMRC Litigation and Settlement Strategy when dealing with taxpayers; and what...

      Prostitution: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department has taken since the start of the covid-19 outbreak in March 2020 to financially support sex workers.

      Health Services and Social Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if his Department will publish the (a) terms of reference and (b) minutes of meetings of the Number 10 Health and Social Care Taskforce.

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • Somaliland: Foreign Relations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent meetings he has had with members of the Somaliland Government.

    • Egypt: Detainees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what representations he has made to his Egyptian counterpart calling for the immediate release of Gasser...

      Egypt: Detainees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the (a) treatment and (b) access to legal assistance of Gasser Abdel-Razek, Karim...

      Iraq and Turkey: Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of making representations to the Governments of Turkey and...

      Libya: IRA

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what his planned timescale is for the (a) consideration and (b) publication of the (i) scoping and (ii) final...

      Somalia and Somaliland: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of Official Development Assistance allocated to (a) Somalia and...

      Carbon Emissions: International Cooperation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what progress the Government is making through international co-operation on achieving net zero carbon emissions.

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether he has made a recent assessment of the UK's position on a list of countries for international development...

      Gibraltar: Brexit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his European counterparts on Gibraltar's inclusion in the UK's...

      Gibraltar: UK Relations with EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether any agreement on the future relationship between the UK and the EU will include Gibraltar.

      Nagorno Karabakh: Peace Negotiations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps he is taking to promote a plan for enduring peace, stability and economic development in...

      Coronavirus: Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will make it his policy to support the mandatory use of WHO COVID Technology Access Pool (C-TAP) by...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will make it his policy to support the realisation of guaranteed global vaccine access for (a) vulnerable...

  • Scotland Office

    • Exports: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what steps his Department is taking to promote Scottish exports.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that the monthly assessment period for universal credit takes into account a claimant’s...

    • Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent steps her Department has taken to improve the timeliness of initial payments for universal credit.

      Department for Work and Pensions: Credit Unions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether she plans to require her Department and its agencies to provide a payroll deduction service to allow staff to save more easily with a...

      Industrial Health and Safety: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many complaints the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has received on workplaces not being covid-secure since August 2020; and how long it...

      Social Security Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to section 96(A) of the Welfare Reform Act 2012, when she next plans to review the level of the benefit cap.

      Universal Credit: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussions she has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on making the £20 a week uplift in universal credit permanent.

      Access to Work Programme: Job Entry Targeted Support

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to integrate the Access to Work fast track scheme into the Job Entry Targeted Support scheme.

      Universal Credit: Cancer

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussions her Department has had with (a) MacMillan Cancer Support and (b) other charities on retaining (i) remote ID verification,...

      Social Security Benefits: EU Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent discussions she has had on social security co-ordination between the UK and EU member states after December 31st 2020.

      Employment: Poverty

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment her Department has made of trends in the level of in-work poverty.

      Covid Winter Grant Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the proportion of the support available under the Covid Winter Grant Scheme that will be granted to families...

      Access to Work Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department collates data on the number of people in receipt of Access to Work support by (a) size of their employer, (b) age...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Poaching: Confiscation Orders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to amend the Game Act 1831 to provide the police and courts with greater...

    • Hunting: Dogs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many instances of hunting dogs hypoglycemia have been recorded in the UK in each of the last five years.

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

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department took to mark International Men's Day on 19 November 2020.

  • Home Office

    • Home Office: Marketing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much her Department has spent on (a) communications, (b) advertising and (c) marketing since 1 March 2020.

    • Mukhtar Ablyazov

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment she has made of the implications for her policies of the US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network's (FinCEN) files on...

      Immigration: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate his Department has made of the number of children of (a) families with no recourse to public funds, (b) Zambrano carers, (c)...

      Unmanned Air Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of whether the UK regulatory framework is sufficient to facilitate fast and effective use of counter...

      Automatic Number Plate Recognition

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much additional funding will be allocated in the next Spending Review to the National Automatic Number Plate Recognition Service (NAS);...

      Immigration: Colombia

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she plans to introduce visa-free entry to the UK for holders of Colombian passports.

      Immigration: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Government has made an assessment of the potential merits of offering Indefinite Leave to Remain to healthcare workers and their...

      Emergency Services: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment she has made of trends in the level of offences against emergency workers in (a) Dudley, (b) Sedgley and (c) Gornal...

      Immigration: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 27 November 2020 to Question 119191, if she will provide refunds for payments of the immigration health surcharge...

      Emergency Services Network: Rural Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what progress her Department is making on the development and roll out of the Emergency Services Network; and when rural communities will be...

      Retail Trade: Abuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to ensure retail workers are protected from abusive customers.

      Travellers: Caravan Sites

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to publish the Government response to the consultation Strengthening police powers to tackle unauthorised encampments; and...

      Homicide: Gender Recognition

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many murders there have been where the victim was recorded as being transgender in each year for which information is available.

      Immigrants: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department of 8 October 2020, Official...

      Heathrow Airport

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the average passenger queue times at the UK border at Heathrow Airport over Summer 2020.

      Refugees: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps (a) Aberconwy and (b) the UK can take to provide additional support for refugees through (i) the National Transfer Scheme and...

      Visas: Married People

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of the effect on household income of circumstances in which the UK national sponsoring a spousal...

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Building Safety Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans he has to ensure that leaseholders do not bear the costs of remedial works when their managing agent or...

    • Building Safety Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to ensure that managing agents and building owners have sufficient time to implement an...

      Private Rented Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment the Government has made of the effectiveness of current legislation in ensuring enforcement action can...

      Rented Housing: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the potential effect of the covid-19 outbreak on...

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

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department took to mark International Men's Day on 19 November 2020.

      Towns Fund: Wigan

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether Wigan Council applied to the Towns Fund.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what risk assessment he has made of allowing three households to mix during the period of lifted covid-19...

    • Weather: Deaths

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many excess winter deaths there have been in each year since 2010.

      Paracetamol: Overdoses

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many people have died due to an overdose of paracetamol in each of the last five years.

      Veterans: Medals

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, when the Advisory Military Sub-Committee will report on their decision on the case for service medals for...

      Civil Servants and Ministers: Conflict of Interests

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of requiring (a) Ministers, (b) civil servants and (c)...

      Elections: Travellers

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to the Local Authority 2018 Voter ID trials Equalities Impact Assessment in Bromley, what steps...

      Cabinet Office: International Men's Day

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps his Department took to mark International Men's Day on 19 November 2020.

  • Department for International Trade

    • Department for International Trade: International Men's Day

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what steps her Department took to mark International Men's Day on 19 November 2020.

    • Dairy Products: Canada

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether she has secured a specific Tariff Rate Quota access for UK dairy products exported to Canada as part of the recently announced...

      Agricultural Products: Japan

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, with reference to the UK–Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, what steps agricultural producers will be required to...

      Intellectual Property: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, if she will make it her policy to support the proposed WTO waiver on IP protection, as proposed by India and South Africa, to support the...

      Department for International Trade: Credit Unions

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether she plans to require her Department and its agencies to provide a payroll deduction service to allow staff to save more easily with...

      Fossil Fuels: Export Credit Guarantees

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 18 November 2020 to Question 91998 on Fossil Fuels: Export Credit Guarantees, what steps UKEF is taking to conduct...

      Fossil Fuels: Export Credit Guarantees

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 18 November 2020 to Question 91998 on Fossil Fuels: Export Credit Guarantees, what each project comprises; and...

      Pipelines: East Africa

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether UKEF is making an assessment of the potential merits of providing financial support for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline.

      UK-Africa Investment Summit

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, if she will publish a list of businesses and business representatives (a) invited to and (b) attending the UK-Africa Investment Summit being...

      Animal Products: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what recent discussions she has had with her overseas counterparts on determining the equivalence of production and welfare standards of...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Commonwealth Games 2022

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions he has had with the West Midlands Combined Authority on maximising opportunities for trade, tourism and...

    • Ice Skating: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment his Department has made of the level of risk of covid-19 transmission in ice skating rinks where (a) hygiene...

      Sports: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps the Government is taking to minimise the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on women’s sport.

      Sanitary Protection: VAT

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what progress his Department has made on distributing the tampon tax to support women and girls.

      Television Licences: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans he has to make an assessment of the effectiveness of the TV licence fee.

      Rugby: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when he plans to make a decision on the timescale for the resumption of grassroots rugby during the period of covid-19...

  • Prime Minister

  • Women and Equalities

    • Bullying: Homophobia

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, whether the Government still allocates funding to the Homophobic, Biphobic and Transphobic Challenge Fund.

  • Department for Transport

    • Public Footpaths

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the risk posed by private planes (1) landing next to, and (2) taxiing across, public footpaths.

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Hospices: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on charitable hospice care providers.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Prisoners' Release

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the proposal of the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales to extend the Early Conditional Temporary Release Scheme; and when they...

    • Prisoners on Remand

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many prisoners in England and Wales are on remand awaiting trial; and what steps they are taking to reduce that number.

      Prisoners: Mental Health

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what actions they are taking to reduce mental ill health among prisoners by providing facilities for (1) exercise, (2) education, and (3) work; and how those...

      Prisoners' Release: Social Security Benefits

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken to enable prisoners to submit claims for (1) Universal Credit, and (2) other benefits, as early as possible prior to their release.

      Prisons: Visits

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect family visits to prisoners in England and Wales to resume; and whether they intend to give priority to the most vulnerable (1) prisoners, and (2)...

      Legal Aid Scheme

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to provide extra support to legal aid practitioners to address additional (1) pressures from remote working, (2) demands from vulnerable...

      Prisoners' Release: Christmas

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to enable the release on temporary licence of people in prison during the Christmas period.

      Child Trust Fund

      To ask Her Majesty's Government which Department has the overall responsibility for policy to ensure that young people without capacity can access child trust funds after reaching 18 years of age.

  • Treasury

    • Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the average waiting time for callers to the self-assessment helpline  of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs in each month so far of the current tax year.

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • Nagorno Karabakh: Armed Conflict

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the future of democracy in Armenia following (1) the conflict, and (2) the increased Russian military presence, in the...

    • Horn of Africa: Armed Conflict

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the conflict in the Horn of Africa; what estimate they have made of the number of refugees resulting from such a conflict; and...

      St Helena

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the Saint Helena Airport on the economy of St Helena since that airport opened, broken down by (1) year, and (2)...

      Assadolah Assadi

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that the government of Iran has threatened to retaliate against the government of Belgium if Assadollah Assadi is found...

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the government of Qatar about the impact of the Israel–United Arab Emirates normalisation agreement, signed on...

      Cyprus: Peace Negotiations

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations, if any, they have made to the government of Turkey following the visit by President Erdogan to the reopened area of Varosha in Famagusta on...

      Ethiopia: Armed Conflict

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what aid, if any, they are sending to the Tigray Region of Ethiopia.

      Ethiopia: Armed Conflict

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the conflict in the Tigray Region, what assessment they have made of the security situation in Ethiopia.

      Nigeria: Prisoners

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Nigeria about the report from its National Bureau of Statistics, published on 23 April, which found...

      Horn of Africa: Armed Conflict

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what information they have about (1) missile attacks on Asmara, and (2) the presence of Ethiopian troops on Eritrean territory; and what assessment they have made...

      USA: Politics and Government

      To ask Her Majesty's Government who will represent the UK at the inauguration of the new President of the United States of America.

      Hopewell Chin'ono

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to government of Zimbabwe about the detention of Hopewell Chin’ono.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Families: Disadvantaged

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what the budget is for the Reducing Parental Conflict programme for the financial year 2021/2; and whether a budget for that programme has been agreed for...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Seas and Oceans: Wind Power

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of (1) the construction of, and (2) the underwater noise levels caused by, wind turbines at sea on (a)...

  • Home Office

    • Immigration Rules: Skilled Workers

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 17 November (HL9917), by what means they are able to introduce a limit on the number of skilled...

    • Informers: Children

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many instances there were of individuals under the age of 18 being employed in the role of a Covert Human Intelligence Source during the last complete calendar...

  • Cabinet Office

    • UK Government Union Capability Independent Review

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they intend to publish the report of the Dunlop Review into UK Government Union capability.

    • Deaths: Hospitals

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the number of deaths from (1) dehydration, (2) malnutrition, and (3) bed sores, in (a) care homes, and (b) hospitals, since the...

  • Department for International Trade

    • Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the economic, and (2) the diplomatic, consequences for the UK of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership.

    • Tobacco: UK Trade with EU

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made, if any, of the impact of the imposition of the UK Global Tariff on imports of tobacco products from the EU from 1 January...

  • The Senior Deputy Speaker

    • Parliament: Security

      To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker what are the current rules on (1) eligibility, and (2) sponsorship of Parliamentary passes for lobbyists.

  • Women and Equalities

    • Government Equalities Office

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Berridge on 3 November (HL9125), what assessment they have made of the number of women's organisations in the UK; and...

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