Written answers

Monday, 11 January 2021

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether home carers are planned to receive a covid-19 vaccination at the same time as those they care for who are clinically extremely...

    • Cervical Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that trans men receive automatic invitations for cervical cancer screening tests.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure teachers and school staff in special schools have access to the covid-19 vaccine; and what assessment...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits making key workers a priority group for covid-19 vaccination.

      Health Services: Reciprocal Arrangements

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether Northern Ireland citizens who hold dual nationalities under the Good Friday Agreement will be eligible for the new EHIC card from...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of placing people with learning disabilities in a higher covid-19 vaccination...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether (a) dentists and (b) frontline health staff working in private dental practices will be prioritised for the covid-19 vaccine.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the availability of community spaces for use as places for people to receive covid-19 vaccinations.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will prioritise teachers and school staff for the covid-19 vaccine.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to prioritise school staff in the covid-19 vaccination programme.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many doses of a covid-19 vaccine had been received by people in the UK on (a) 6 January 2020 and (b) the most recent date for which...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with local authorities on the use of community buildings for covid-19 vaccinations clinics; and if he will...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will extend vaccination sites to hospitality and sports venues that are closed under covid-19 restrictions.

      Dental Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to ask NHS England to review its unit of dental activity targets for January 1 to March 31 2021 as a result of the...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department's modelling of the covid-19 vaccination program is based on uptake of 75 per cent outside of (a) care homes, (b)...

      Coronavirus: Caithness, Sutherland, and Easter Ross

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people aged 70 years and over have received covid-19 vaccinations in the Caithness, Sutherland, and Easter Ross constituency.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress he has made on the rollout of vaccinations for people aged over 80.

      Whittington Health NHS Trust: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what support is being provided to Whittington Health NHS Trust to support staff and patients during the period of increased covid-19...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment has he made of the adequacy of (a) staffing levels, (b) number of vaccines available, and (c) resources for...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the average number of daily covid-19 vaccinations currently administered in (a) Lambeth, (b) Southwark and...

      Dental Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will review the Units of Dental Activity Targets for dental practices in response to the January 2021 covid-19 restrictions.

      Coronavirus: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people have been successfully contacted by Sitel by (a) telephone and (b) SMS since that company acquired the contract to...

      Coronavirus: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the duration is of the contract between the Isolation Assurance Service and Sitel in place to monitor quarantine compliance during...

      Coronavirus: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the cost to the public purse is of the contract between the Isolation Assurance Service and Sitel to monitor people entering the UK...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will ensure that everyone will be able to access their second covid-19 vaccine within the specified time limit for that vaccine.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what criteria his Department is using to allocate covid-19 vaccines to GP surgeries in (a) South Shields and (b) the rest of the country.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people do not live within (a) 10 and (b) 20 miles of a covid-19 vaccination centre.

      Coronavirus: Kidney Diseases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of placing patients who receive in-centre haemodialysis in priority group 1 for...

      Department of Health and Social Care: Members' Constituency Work

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the time taken to respond to enquiries by hon. Members on behalf of constituents by his...

      Department of Health and Social Care: Members' Constituency Work

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to increase capacity within the contact tracing policy team responsible for answering enquiries from hon. Members; and...

      Care Homes: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the guidance for care home visitation will be updated following the introduction of the January 2021 covid-19 lockdown...

      Dental Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of (a) the potential financial effect on dental practices of the requirement to meet 45 per cent of their NHS...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many covid-19 vaccinations have been administered in each region of England up to 6 January 2020.

      Coronavirus: Easington

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reasons covid-19 vaccine appointments are being cancelled in the Easington constituency.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many covid-19 vaccination centres are planned to be open in each local authority area in February 2021.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many operational covid-19 vaccine centres there are in each local authority area.

      Contact Tracing: Computer Software

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of adults with smartphones have downloaded the NHS Covid-19 app as of January 2021.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will take steps to ensure that non-malignant stem cell transplant patients who received their transplant more than six months ago...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to reduce bureaucracy for medical professionals who volunteer to administer the covid-19 vaccine.

      Nurses: Students

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether student nurses on placement will receive covid-19 vaccinations alongside other NHS employees.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether it is his policy that all staff working at covid-19 test centres should be vaccinated; and if he will make a statement.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what advice he has received from Pfizer/BionTech on the implications for (a) patient safety and (b) efficacy of administering the second...

      Coronavirus: Gloucestershire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that NHS Trusts make use of independent sector facilities to provide community covid-19...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it the policy of the Government to set a target date by which people aged over 80 in England will have been vaccinated...

      Health Professions: Recruitment and Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has made an estimate of the number of overseas-trained clinical technologists the NHS needs to recruit to fill the workforce gap.

      Health Professions: Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of the statutory regulation of clinical technologists.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will designate counsellors and psychotherapists as front line workers for the purposes of covid-19 vaccination priority.

      Coronavirus: Staffordshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress his Department has made on rolling out community testing for covid-19 in (a) Stoke-on-Trent and (b) Staffordshire.

      Coronavirus: Staffordshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress his Department has made on rolling out the covid-19 vaccine in (a) Stoke-on-Trent and (b) Staffordshire.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of purchasing Innova lateral flow tests in 2021.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the implications for its recent policy on mass testing asymptomatic populations and using...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether there is a process in place to record informed consent for the unlicensed use of Innova lateral flow tests.

      Care Homes: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the adequacy of the priority of care home residents for the covid-19 vaccine; and when...

      Cannabis: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment his Department has made of specialist importers’ capacity to produce the required medication from imported...

      Cannabis: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment his Department has made of the efficacy of alleviating medical conditions with (a) Bedrocan oils and (b) alternate...

      Cannabis: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure the adequacy of supply of medicinal cannabis so that people who require it are able to fill their...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to promote the uptake of the covid-19 vaccine among social care staff; and if he will publish figures on the...

      Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the most common pathways of covid-19 transmission are.

      Additional Restrictions Grant

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the adequacy of the Additional Restrictions Grant for local authorities under (a)...

      Carers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies on supporting unpaid carers of the findings of the Caring Behind Closed...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation on prioritising unpaid carers for a covid-19 vaccine.

      Coronavirus: Rotherham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to roll out mass lateral flow testing to Rotherham.

      Coronavirus: Contact Tracing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will improve the time taken for local public health departments to receive data on (a) people who have tested positive for covid-19...

      Coronavirus: Sefton

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to begin covid-19 vaccinations for residents of Formby, Hightown and Ince Blundell.

      Nivolumab

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department plans to take to ensure the continuation of Cancer Drugs Fund funding for patients needing adjuvant nivolumab...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many covid-19 vaccine doses purchased by the Government have (a) exceeded their recommended shelf life and (b) been spoiled.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the polling from the Royal Society for Public Health, published 17 December 2020, which found 57 per cent of Black,...

      Care Homes: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure a timely and adequate supply of test kits are made available for staff and residents in...

      Dental Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether dental care staff will receive priority access to the covid-19 vaccine.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps is he taking to improve IT systems to ensure accurate (a) data collection and (b) reporting of covid-19 vaccine take up.

      Autism and Learning Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that people with (a) learning disabilities and (b) autism have the right care and support...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the data his Department holds on the number of covid-19 vaccines administered by region.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the answer of 8 December 2020 to Question 119973 on Coronavirus: Screening, what the (a) total number and (b) proportion of...

      Coronavirus: Ethnic Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the number of (a) BAME people and (b) people of a Bangladeshi background who have contracted...

      Coronavirus: Contact Tracing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the locations of the 15,841 positive covid-19 cases that were not referred to NHS Test and Trace in October 2020 by...

      Coronavirus: Luton

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has has with Luton Borough Council on the covid-19 vaccination programme.

      Coronavirus: Luton

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has has with clinicians in Luton on the covid-19 vaccination programme.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has has with Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust on the covid-19 vaccination programme.

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if his Department is planning to undertake a testing programme to identify cases of the newly identified strain of covid-19 (a)...

      Obesity: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when weight management services will be delivered in more locations; and if he will make a statement.

      Cannabis: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with the Dutch Government on lifting their ban on the export of finished medical cannabis oils; and if he...

      Cannabis: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether children in Northern Ireland will be able to have their UK prescriptions for medical cannabis dispensed in the Netherlands after...

      Cannabis: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that children who have their UK prescriptions for medical cannabis dispensed in the Netherlands will...

      Cannabis: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions (a) he and (b) his officials have had with (i) patients, (ii) patient groups, (iii) special import pharmacies and (iv)...

      Cannabis: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of children who currently have their UK prescriptions for medical cannabis dispensed in the...

      Coronavirus: Prisons

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of the prison population has received (a) a lateral flow test and (b) a PCR test for covid-19; and what estimate he has...

      Joint Biosecurity Centre

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many consultants Deloitte has deployed to work at the new Joint Biosecurity Centre since 16 March 2020; what the day rate was for...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure the (a) equitable and (b) transparent distribution of the covid-19 vaccine throughout the East of England.

      Coronavirus: Bedfordshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when a vaccine for covid-19 will be available to high priority patients in (a) Bedford and (b) Kempston.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the current rate is for false (a) positives and (b) negatives from (i) PCR and (ii) lateral flow covid-19 tests.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when NHS staff employed by ambulance trusts will receive their covid-19 vaccination.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will provide local public health teams with flexibility to co-ordinate vaccine rollout with risk levels in local areas.

      Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when the Government was made aware of the existence of the VUI-202012/01 covid-19 variant.

      Fires: Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of (a) wood burning stoves and (b) bonfires on public health.

      Electronic Cigarettes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has made a recent assessment of the potential merits of banning the advertising of hybrid nicotine-based products.

      Rare Cancers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to enable equitable access to treatment and care for people living with mycosis fungoides and...

      Cervical Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department plans to make of the effectiveness of only testing for cervical cell changes for people who test positive...

      Nurses: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what comparative assessment he has made of the suitability of the personal protective equipment made available to community nurses...

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidance he plans to put in place for people who are shielding in Tier 4 covid-19 lockdown areas.

      Physiotherapy: Dudley North

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what funding he plans to allocate to improve access to affordable physiotherapy services in Dudley North constituency.

      Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he made of the effect of the transition of functions from the Health Protection Agency to Public Health England on the...

      Vitamin D

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what scientific evidence informed the recommendation of the level for vitamin D supplementations.

      Vitamin D

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to help increase the intake of vitamin D during winter months among (a) the general public and (b) people with health...

      Breast Cancer

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 4 November to Question 105411, what estimate his Department has made of the proportion of breast cancer...

      Obesity: Surgery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what data his Department holds on regional variation in the provision of weight loss surgery for obese people; and if he will instruct...

      Blood Cancer: Diagnosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to improve early diagnosis of (a) mycosis fungoides and (b) Sézary syndrome, two subtypes of cutaneous...

      Coronavirus: Passive Smoking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether any research has been carried out on the effect of passive exposure to exhaled e-cigarette vapour or cigarette smoke on the...

      Obesity: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to resume (a) tier 3 obesity services and (b) tier 4 obesity services that have been disrupted by the...

      Heart Diseases: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that heart failure patients have access to specialist care in the event of future covid-19 outbreaks.

      Aspartame

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will ask the Food Standards Agency to conduct a detailed examination of the safety of aspartame, following research done by...

      Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans are in place to ensure access to digital or face-to-face pulmonary rehabilitation services during the covid-19 outbreak.

      Coronavirus: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the SIREN research study by Public Health England into covid-19 immunity covers immunity through antibodies and T cells; and if...

      Health Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to provide additional support to people in the northern regions to improve (a) physical and (b) mental health care in...

      Coronavirus: Dorset

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people were hospitalised with covid-19 in Dorset hospitals in (a) November and (b) December 2020; and how many of each cohort...

      Community Hospitals: Dorset

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will set out the timetable for delivery of the new community hospital hubs in Bournemouth and Christchurch being constructed as...

      Loneliness: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the costs to the economy of loneliness and social isolation in (a)...

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect of the newly identified strain of covid-19 on the capacity of healthcare settings (a)...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of prioritising people with mental health issues for the covid-19 vaccine.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department has taken to make covid-19 vaccine information available in other languages.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has in place to ensure people who are not registered with a GP surgery get vaccinated against covid-19 as soon as possible.

      Asylum: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what his policy is on clinically extremely vulnerable asylum seekers under his jurisdiction accessing covid-19 vaccines; and if he will...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether people with settled status need to prove their status before they can receive the covid-19 vaccine.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to Royal Society of Public Health survey funding that 55 per cent of people in Asian communities would take the covid-19...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to communicate the importance of the covid-19 inoculation to different (a) age, (b) ethnic, (c) race,...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of including dental professionals on the list of people eligible for early covid-19...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure teachers and school staff have access to the covid-19 vaccine; and what assessment he has made of the...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Government’s covid-19 vaccine distribution strategy takes into account whether certain covid-19 vaccines should be...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to introduce (a) pre and (b) post covid-19 vaccination procedure to help ensure vaccines are effective at the point of...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when NHS and care staff will receive the BioNTech/Pfizer covid-19 vaccine.

      Coronavirus: Buckinghamshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has made for the roll out of the covid-19 vaccine in Buckinghamshire; and what the timetable is for that roll out.

      Hearing Impairment: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the BMJ Case Report of 13 October 2020 on Sudden irreversible hearing loss post covid-19, if he will make it his policy...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to publicise the content of Clause 4.6 of the Reg 174 information for healthcare professionals on the...

      Coronavirus: York

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timetable is for a covid-19 vaccination hub to be opened in York.

      Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy make the Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme open to anyone who suffers serious injury following vaccination...

      Coronavirus: Vaccinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of the Bingo Association's offer for its bingo halls to be used as vaccine...

      Hospices: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether hospice staff will be prioritised for covid-19 vaccination.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to prioritise clinically extremely vulnerable people under the age of 80 for the covid-19 vaccine.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what qualifications will be required to administer a covid-19 vaccination.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of primary care networks have applied to deliver the direct enhanced scheme for the covid-19 vaccine rollout.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how people who have had the covid-19 vaccine will be tracked; and how that information will be shared with GPs.

      Nurses: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to vaccinate nursing staff against covid-19 who are working in private hospitals under NHS contracts.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions he has had with representatives of the dentistry profession on the potential involvement of that profession...

      Care Homes: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether all staff employed in care homes, including cooks and cleaners will receive the covid-19 vaccination at the same time as nurses...

      Coronavirus: Kidney Diseases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect on the risk of covid-19 transmission for patients with in-centre haemodialysis of those...

      Obesity: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that people with obesity are given timely access to the covid-19 vaccine; and if he will make a statement.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it the policy of the Government that people who have recovered from covid-19 after testing positive should not be given...

      Social Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will provide a bonus to care workers in recognition of their work throughout the covid-19 outbreak.

      Care Homes: Autism and Learning Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to reduce the number of autistic people and people with learning disabilities in care and health settings.

      Autism and Learning Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to end the use of restraint, segregation and seclusion for people with (a) learning disabilities and (b) autism.

      Abortion: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the number of women who have had incomplete abortions within the first nine weeks of having...

      Epidemiology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of infectious disease and diagnostics specialists that the UK requires for the next 10 years to...

      Social Services: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions his Department has had with the Department for Education on incorporating children’s social care services into...

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to provide secure indoor spaces for new mothers outside of private dwellings in areas of Tier 3...

      Eating Disorders: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to Health Survey for England 2019's finding that 16 per cent of adults aged 16 and over screened positive for a possible...

      Coronavirus: Death

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the proportion of covid-19 deaths in hospital settings which occurred following tests administered as part...

      Surgery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to reinstate publication of cancelled elective operations data.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to respond to the correspondence from the hon. Member for East Worthing and Shoreham of 17 August 2020 on resuscitation in...

      Coronavirus: Hospitals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to open nightingale hospitals in response to increased demand on hospital beds in England.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to respond to the correspondence from the hon. Member for Basildon and Billericay of 5 November and 25 November on his...

      Coronavirus and Pneumococcal Diseases: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has made an assessment of the (a) effectiveness of protection conferred by pneumococcal vaccination in reducing deaths of...

      Mental Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when his Department plans to publish the White Paper on mental health.

      Leicester General Hospital NHS Trust

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if the Government will provide additional capital funding for development of a GP hub and observation beds at the site of the Leicester...

      Whistleblowing at West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust Independent Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the independent rapid review into West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust undertaken by Christine Outram has concluded; and when he...

      Surgery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, by what date NHS England will recommence the publication of cancelled elective operations data.

      NHS: Continuing Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many initial assessments for NHS Continuing Care resulted in the patient being (a) granted and (b) refused a full assessment in each...

      Anaesthetics: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the finding of the most recent Royal College of Anaesthetists census that 39 per cent of consultant anaesthetists are...

      Memory Clinics: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that memory assessment services operate face-to-face during the covid-19 outbreak.

      Foetal Tissue

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Quality and Safety of Organs Intended for Transplantation (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 applies to aborted fetal tissue.

      Knee Replacements: Waiting Lists

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the national average waiting time is for knee surgery in most recent period for which figures are available.

      Asthma: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to develop a national comprehensive severe asthma guideline to ensure that people with severe asthma are identified and...

      Coronavirus: Schools

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the data his Department holds on the effect of school bubble isolation following positive covid-19 cases on local...

      Joint Replacements: Waiting Lists

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to reduce waiting times for (a) knee and (b) hip replacement surgery.

      Coronavirus: Photography

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 23 November 2020 to Question 119289, whether photographers are able to work (a) indoors and (b) outdoors in...

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the scientific evidence that supports the closure of group exercise classes in areas under tier 3 covid-19 restrictions.

      Coronavirus: Schools

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will prioritise school staff for covid-19 vaccination.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what definition of care home applies in the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation's interim advice on priority groups for...

      Mental Health Services: North of England

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to use the £500 million for mental health set out in the Spending Review 2020 to increase investment in mental...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether hospices will be included within the definition of care home in the interim advice on priority groups for covid-19 vaccination.

      Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Independent Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will set out a timetable for implementing the recommendations of the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review.

      Coronavirus: Ice Skating

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will lift the tier three covid-19 restriction on competitive ice skaters aged 18 and over training at ice rinks.

      Mental Health Services: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the percentage change has been in Government spending on mental health services in each year since 2010.

      Department of Health and Social Care: Written Questions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to respond to Question 97607, tabled by the hon Member for Ellesmere Port and Neston on 30 September 2020 on Congenital...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Government plans to publish a running total of people vaccinated against covid-19.

      Coronavirus: Bedfordshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will prioritise Bedford and Kempston residents for local access to the second tranche of covid-19 vaccination; and what his...

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the prevalence of the newly identified strain of covid-19 (a) nationally, (b) in Hampshire and (c)...

      Public Health England: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of Public Health England employees with expertise in infection control have left the service prior to...

      Health Protection Agency and Public Health England

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of plans to move initially the Health Protection Agency and subsequently Public...

      Obesity: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what comparative assessment he has made of the effect on whole population levels of childhood obesity of (a) the Daily Mile and other...

      Food: Advertising

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the proposed online ban on advertising food and drink high in salt, fat and sugar...

      Pregnancy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 4 November 2020 to Question 103511, what plans his Department has to undertake an assessment of the (a) effect...

      Embryos and Foetal Tissue: Overseas Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to improve the traceability of human embryos, gametes and aborted fetal tissue imported into or...

      Mental Health Services: North of England

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has for investing in research into mental health interventions to support people post-covid-19 in the North.

      Mental Health: Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 8 December 2020 to Question 84278, whether he plans to allocate ring-fenced funding to assist employers in...

      NHS: Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of NHS contracts were awarded to private companies in each year from 2012 to 2020; and what the value was of those...

      General Practitioners: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to support GP services in (a) Twickenham and (b) England during the covid-19 outbreak.

      Lung Diseases: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to tackle the backlogs in (a) respiratory diagnosis and (b) referrals for urgent care for people with lung conditions.

      Coronavirus: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what clinical studies he used as the evidential basis for introducing regulations requiring face coverings to be worn (a) on public...

      Borderline Substances Advisory Committee: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will allocate funding to the Advisory Committee on Borderline Substances to ensure its effectiveness and efficiency in reviewing...

      Tobacco

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department plans to strengthen the UK's tobacco control regime after the transition period.

      Health Authorities

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the commissioning criteria of the nations' health authorities will be required to change as a result of the United Kingdom...

      Tobacco: Smuggling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will commission an independent, academic-led study into the issue of illicit tobacco smuggling in the UK to assess the scale of the...

      Coronavirus: Theatres

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the level of covid-19 transmission in theatres.

      Nurses: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of changes to (a) pension contributions and (b) overall pay for nursing staff at the...

      Children and Young People: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of the £500 million package to support mental health services in England announced in the Spending Review 2020 will...

      Coronavirus: Congleton

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, where residents in Congleton constituency will be able to access a long covid clinic.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the standard procedure is for assessing the effect on people with allergies of a vaccine during the trial stages.

      Mount Vernon Hospital Northwood: Cancer

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of cancer patients receiving treatment at Mount Vernon Hospital live in Hertfordshire.

      Radiotherapy: Hertfordshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has for a satellite radiotherapy centre for Hertfordshire.

      Mount Vernon Hospital Northwood: Cancer

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to make a decision on the future of Mount Vernon cancer centre.

      Breast Cancer: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has had discussions with Breast Cancer Now on their findings, published 6 November 2020, that an increase in the...

      Protective Clothing: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of the contracts tendered by the Government for personal protective equipment during the covid-19 outbreak went to...

      Coronavirus and Respiratory System: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 24 November 2020 to Question 114825 on Coronavirus and Respiratory System: Health Services, what estimate he...

      Cancer: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to reduce delays in cancer treatment.

      Cancer: Cost of Living

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 11 November 2020 to Question 104054 on Cancer: Cost of Living, if his Department will make an estimate of the...

      Cancer: Radiotherapy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the NHS press notice, entitled Convenient modern cancer treatment for patients during covid-19 pandemic, 11 June 2020,...

      Nivolumab

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the NICE draft guidance ID681 which recommends that nivolumab is not recommended for the...

      Cancer: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what additional support his Department is providing to people being treated with chemotherapy during the covid-19 outbreak.

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the evidential basis for his decision not to advise people who are classified as clinically vulnerable during the...

      Radiotherapy: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to increase radiotherapy treatment funding in line with the recommendations of the All-Party Parliamentary...

      Health: Mould

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if his Department will undertake a review on the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of mould sickness in the UK.

      Skin Cancer: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure an effective range of adjuvant treatment options for melanoma patients.

      Palliative Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people received palliative care in the last 12 months; what proportion of people who died received that care; and how many...

      Anaesthetics: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimates he has made of the number vacancies for anaesthetists in London hospitals; and if he will make a statement.

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • India: Agriculture

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions he had with his Indian counterpart on the treatment of Punjabi Farmers during his recent visit to...

    • India: Religious Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effect of the introduction of the Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of...

      Soft Power and External Affairs Department: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what the budget was for the Soft Power and External Affairs office within his Department in each year since 2010.

      Sri Lanka: Religious Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to reports of the forced cremation of covid-19 victims in Sri Lanka, what representations he has...

      India: Agriculture

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he has made representations to his Indian counterpart on the farmers' protests in that country.

      Department for International Development and Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Reorganisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how many employee hours have been spent on the merger of the Department for International Development and the...

      Diego Garcia: USA

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether the US-UK agreement on the leasing of the Diego Garcia in the Chagos Islands in the British Indian Ocean...

      Department for International Development and Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Reorganisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how many full-time equivalent staff have been working on the merger of the Department for International...

      British Overseas Territories: Climate Change

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the contribution of the UK Overseas Territories to UK climate change commitments.

      Sri Lanka: Cremation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will urge his Sri Lankan counterpart to stop their policy of forcibly cremating its citizens who have died...

      Zimbabwe: Famine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will provide additional support to relief efforts in Zimbabwe to support people suffering from the famine in...

      Sri Lanka: Cremation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether he plans to make representations to his Sri Lankan counterpart on the cremation in that country of...

      Overseas Aid: Fossil Fuels

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how much and what proportion of the UK's total overseas development assistance contribution provided to the 13th...

      India: Agriculture

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether he has made representations to his Indian counterpart on reports of water cannons and tear gas being used...

      Kashmir: Self-determination of States

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with (a) counterparts in the Indian Government (b) counterparts in the...

      Overseas Aid: Fossil Fuels

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how much and what proportion of the UK's total overseas development assistance contribution made available for the...

      Self-determination of States

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 16 December 2020 to Question 128714 on Self-determination of States, whether his policy...

      Soya Beans: Forests

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions he has had with his counterparts across the globe on the impact of soy production on deforestation.

      Rwanda: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether he made an assessment of the human rights record of the government of Rwanda before agreeing to attend the...

      United Nations: Sustainable Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, when the UK next plans to submit a Voluntary National Review to the United Nations High-level Political Forum on...

      Zambia: Police

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions he has had with the Zambian High Commissioner on the shooting dead of two civilians by Zambian...

      Rockall: Fisheries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the implications for UK-Ireland relations of the boarding of the Irish fishing...

      Developing Countries: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what estimate his Department has made of the average cost of a Oxford AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccination procured by...

      Rockall: Fisheries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the implications for relations with the Irish Government of the boarding of the...

      Occupied Territories: Development Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 4 December 2020 to Question 122716, whether the £20 million to the EU programme...

      British Nationals Abroad: EU Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps he will take to ensure UK nationals can qualify for an Article 50 Permit, where their move to the EU...

      North Korea: Religious Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what additional steps his Department is taking to protect freedom of religious belief in North Korea.

      Travel: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what documentation British citizens will require to qualify for a travel exemption to countries that have banned...

      Hong Kong: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the Hong Kong Government on the welfare of Hong Kong residents stranded in...

      British Nationals Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how many UK citizens have informed British consulates that they are stranded abroad since 21 December 2020.

      Saudi Arabia: Newcastle United Football Club

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 9 December 2020 to Question 124724 on Saudi Arabia: Newcastle United Football Club, if...

      Algeria: Polisario Front

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether he has had discussions with his counterpart in the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to seek...

      Saudi Arabia: Newcastle United Football Club

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 9 December 2020 to Question 124724 on Saudi Arabia: Newcastle United Football Club, how...

      Diplomatic Service: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what rights UK nationals (a) arrested, (b) tortured and (c) detained abroad have to consular (a) assistance and...

      Saudi Arabia: Newcastle United Football Club

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 9 December 2020 to Question 124724 Saudi Arabia: Newcastle United Football Club, which...

      Western Sahara: Peace Negotiations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effect on the integrity of the United Nations brokered ceasefire in the...

      Saudi Arabia: Newcastle United Football Club

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 9 December 2020 to Question 124724 on Saudi Arabia: Newcastle United Football Club, on...

      Western Sahara: Peace Negotiations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the viability of a re-launch of the political process talks on the political...

      Spaceflight: Armed Forces

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what proposals the Government has put forward in the UN conference on Disarmament to control the (a) weaponisation...

      Syria: Development Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer 4 December to Question 122716, whether the £9 million to the Economic Resilience...

      Iran: Baha’i Faith

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions he has had with his Iranian counterpart on reports of members of the Baha’i community being...

      Iran: Nuclear Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of Iranian compliance with the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action nuclear...

      Occupied Territories: Public Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 16 December 2020 to Question 127042, what assessment has he made of the Israeli...

      Syria: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether it is the Government's policy to maintain its aid spending on education in northwest Syria as part of his...

      Nuclear Disarmament

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what multilateral disarmament measures the UK has negotiated through the UN Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of...

      Gender: Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps he is taking to ensure that the covid-19 pandemic does not hinder global progress on gender equality.

      Syria: Detainees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what representations he has made to the Syrian regime on (a) freeing detainees and (b) holding to account those...

      Ethiopia: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of (a) the implications for his policies of recent violence and (b) the human rights...

      Research: Overseas aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether his Department plans to guarantee funding for successful international scientific research programmes and...

      Developing Countries: Genito-urinary Medicine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps he has taken as a result of the UK’s endorsement of the Guttmacher-Lancet integrated definition...

      Gender: Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on levels of gender equality globally of the proposed...

      China: Foreign Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs,, what steps he is taking to raise concerns on cotton from Xinjiang and other unethically sourced products with the...

      India: Visits Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions he had with the Government of India on his recent visit to that country.

      China: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent representations he has made to the (a) the Chinese Government, (b) the international community and (c)...

      India: Agriculture

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions he has had with his counterpart in India on the ongoing farmers protests in that country.

      West Bank: Demolition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what duties the Government has as a signatory to the Convention of the Rights of the Child and the Fourth Geneva...

      India: Agriculture

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether he discussed the farmers protest in India during his recent visit to that country.

      Tibet: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment his Department has made of reports that Chinese authorities in Tibetan areas continue to...

      Xinjiang: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps he is taking with his international counterparts to condemn and work against human rights abuses being...

      Iraq: Kurds

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what representations to his Iraqi counterpart on reports of recent violence towards peaceful protestors in the...

      China: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that UK businesses conduct thorough due diligence on supply chains...

      Diplomatic Service: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 14 December 2020 to Question 126853 on Diplomatic Service: Staff, how many UK overseas...

      UNICEF: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how much funding his Department provides to Unicef for (a) core funding and (b) contracts awarded.

      Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether he will maintain the UK funding commitments to the UN Global Fund at an equivalent percentage and...

      Saudi Arabia: Newcastle United Football Club

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to emails released under Freedom of Information legislation detailing the Premier League's wish to...

      HIV Infection: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps he is taking to make the UK is a global leader in the development of new HIV vaccines, diagnostics and...

      Research: Overseas aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effect of the reduction in the Official Development Assistance budget on the...

      Abduljalil Abdulla al-Singace

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to reports that Dr Abduljalil AlSingace continues to suffer ongoing medical negligence at Jau...

      Iraq: Kurds

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of his visit to the Kurdistan region in Iraq.

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how many applications for funding from the Integrated Activity Fund (IAF) over £50,000 were approved in...

      Education: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to tackle the barriers girls face in accessing education throughout the world.

      Gulf States: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to Answers of 10 November 2020 to Questions 112063 and 112064, for what reasons the disclosure of the...

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how many applications over £1 million were made to the Integrated Activity Fund (IAF) in financial year...

      Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent steps he has taken to secure Nazanin Zaghari- Ratcliffe's return from Iran to the UK.

      Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, on what date he last made representations to the Iranian Government on the detention of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.

      Anoosheh Ashoori

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent representations he has made to the Iranian authorities calling for the release of Anoosheh Ashoori.

      CDC: Fossil Fuels

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how much CDC has allocated to fossil-fuel projects in each of the last five years; and what the value is of...

      Education: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, for how long the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for European Neighbourhood and the Americas)...

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether his Department plans to co-ordinate the allocation of Official Development Assistance funding with the...

      Charities

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent steps he has taken to support small UK based development charities.

      Gaza Strip: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what (a) diplomatic and (b) humanitarian support the Government (a) has provided and (b) plans to provide to help...

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what estimate he has made of the amount of funding that will become available to his Department to spend as...

      Research: Overseas aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effect of the reduction in the Official Development Assistance budget on the...

      Algeria: Polisario Front

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will seek assurances from the Ambassador of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria that UK...

      Pakistan: Curriculum

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what representations he has made to the Government of Pakistan on the new single curriculum, regarding...

      HIV Infection: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how much funding the Government disbursed (a) bilaterally and (b) multilaterally on HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment...

      Stabilisation Unit: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how many officials in his Department were assigned to the Stabilisation Unit on a (a) full- time and (b) part-time...

      United Nations: Public Appointments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how many UK representatives have been elected to UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies and Institutions in each of the...

      Urban Areas: Sustainable Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what support his Department is offering cities and towns that have committed to a voluntary local review of the...

      Nagorno Karabakh: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to support investigations into human rights abuses during the conflict in...

      Pakistan: Forced Marriage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent representations he has made to his Pakistani counterpart on the abduction, rape, forced conversion and...

      Urban Areas: Sustainable Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps he is taking to encourage the uptake of voluntrary local reviews in the UK.

      Northern Ireland Affairs Select Committee: Diplomatic Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will review his decision to decline permission for the UK's Ambassador to the Irish Republic to speak...

      Ethiopia: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps his Department has taken to support humanitarian relief for people affected by the conflict in Tigray...

      Diplomatic Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answers of 14 December 2020 to Question 127489 and 3 December 2018 to Question 196145, when his...

      India: Islam

      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 Annual South Asia State of...

      India: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent discussions he has with his Indian counterpart on the human rights situation in India and (a) the...

      India: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the Government's plans for a closer UK-India relationship announced on 15 December 2020, what...

      British Overseas Territories: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what additional funding arrangements he has established for the UK Overseas Territories following the end of the...

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how many ODA-funded projects were assessed according to the OSJA guidance in each of the last 24 months; and how...

      Pakistan: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether his Department has made an assessment of the findings of the report Violence and Discrimination against...

      Israfil Erbil

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether he has made representations to his Turkish counterpart on the detention of Israfil Erbil.

      World Food Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what the value was of UK disbursements to the UN World Food Programme to each country destination in each of the...

      Africa: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 5 October 2020 to Question 95724, how much Official Development Assistance went to the...

      Nagorno Karabakh: Humanitarian Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent humanitarian assistance his Department has provided to people affected by the Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict.

      Private Infrastructure Development Group: Fossil Fuels

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how much Official Development Assistance the Private Infrastructure Development Group has given in funding to...

      Nigeria: Abduction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what support the Government is providing to the Nigerian Government to protect children attending school from...

      Democratic Republic of the Congo: Internally Displaced People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what diplomatic steps his Department has taken to help tackle the violence against the Banyamulenge community of...

      Christianity: Oppression

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to reports of attacks on Christian communities in Nigeria and increasing Islamic terrorist attacks...

      Africa: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will list the total Official Development Assistance out-turn to (a) Democratic Republic of Congo, (b)...

      Nigeria: Police

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 29 October 2020 to Question 107130 on Nigeria: Police, what assessment he has made of...

      Fossil Fuels: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how much Official Development Assistance he plans to allocate to fossil fuel projects in 2021.

      Coronavirus: International Cooperation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the likelihood that the COVAX facility will meet its objectives.

      Females: Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what plans his Department has to tackle the change in the level of violence against women and girls as a result of...

      Education: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the Secretary of State for International Trade's speech at the Centre for Policy Studies on 17...

      Fossil Fuels: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how much Official Development Assistance was allocated to fossil fuel projects in 2020.

      Gender: Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what proportion of his Department's aid was targeted to projects (a) with gender equality as a (i) principal and...

      Special Envoy for Gender Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, when he plans to fill the post of Special Envoy for Gender Equality.

  • Prime Minister

    • Prime Minister: Press Conferences

      To ask the Prime Minister, how many Downing Street covid-19-related press conferences have been held since the start of the outbreak; and how many of those press conferences have been led by a...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Universal Credit: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will make it her policy to reintroduce the suspension on (a) repayment of universal credit advances and (b) sanctions for claimants...

    • Kickstart Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether an Equality Impact Assessment will be published for the Kickstart scheme.

      Employment: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment her Department has made of potential effect of the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement on reducing the disability employment...

      Social Security Benefits: EU Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment she has made of the implications for her policies of excluding (a) family benefits, (b) long-term care and (c) special...

      Industrial Accidents

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment her Department has made of the potential for delays in reporting work place accidents to allow employers time to conceal...

      Social Security Benefits: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many welfare claimants have seen their benefit cap grace period come to an end since March 2020.

      Sharing Economy: Industrial Health and Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 7 December 2020 to Question 123620 on Sharing Economy: Industrial Health and Safety, whether the HSE plans to bring...

      Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of allowing registered healthcare professionals other than GPs to sign statements of...

      Infant Foods

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what stepss he is taking to ensure that baby banks and food banks are being provided with clear and effective guidance to facilitate the...

      Independent Case Examiner

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average length of time is between a complaint being accepted by the Independent Case Examiner and the case being allocated to a...

      Additional Voluntary Contributions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment her Department has made of the potential benefits of advising people prior to retirement age of whether it would be in their...

      Independent Case Examiner

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking to ensure that complaints to the Independent Case Examiner are being promptly investigated.

      Prison Officers: Retirement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what impact assessment has been carried out for increasing the state pension age of prison officers to 68.

      State Retirement Pensions: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the implications for her policies of the December 2020 APPG report on Frozen Pensions.

      Winter Fuel Payments: Maladministration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many errors have been recorded in the payment of winter fuel payments by reason of (a) incorrect address (b) being paid into incorrect...

      State Retirement Pensions: Commonwealth

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the potential benefits of bringing the pensions of UK citizens residing in primarily Commonwealth countries...

      State Retirement Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department has taken to compensate people who were eligible to claim State Pension under the basic State Pension system, but...

      Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether further engagement events are planned as part of the national strategy for disabled people.

      Pensions: Australia and Canada

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether she plans to have discussions with the Governments of (a) Australia and (b) Canada on frozen overseas pensions; and is she will make a...

      Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to make personal independence payment assessment forms available online.

      Local Housing Allowance: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department has made an assessment of (a) the effect of the local housing allowance cap on the affordability of rented...

      Universal Credit: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the potential effect on levels of child poverty in (a) Birkenhead and (b) the North West of reducing the...

      Child Maintenance Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many cases the Financial Investigation Unit has investigated since it was established in 2014; and how many and what proportion of those...

      Child Maintenance Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the Child Maintenance Service’s Financial Investigation Unit since it was...

      Personal Independence Payment: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether personal independent payment benefit award periods set by benefit tribunals will be extended in response to delays to reassessments as...

      Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to improve access to the personal independence payments assessment.

      Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many times a verbal meeting with the assessment providers has generated a satisfactory personal independence payment award.

      Carers' Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the adequacy of current levels of support available to carers.

      Universal Credit: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will make the £20 universal credit uplift permanent in light of the new January 2021 covid-19 lockdown.

      Universal Credit: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the potential effect on the mental wellbeing of benefit claimants of reducing the £20 universal credit uplift.

      Statutory Sick Pay: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will raise the level of statutory sick pay to protect people affected by covid-19 outbreak.

      Kickstart Scheme: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking to promote the Disability Confident scheme to employers offering Kickstart placements.

      Kickstart Scheme: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many disabled young people have (a) applied to the Kickstart scheme and (b) started a placement under that scheme.

      Social Security Benefits: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether the Gunning Principles will be applied to the consultation on the Health and Disability Green Paper in the event that paper is...

      Social Security Benefits: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans her Department has to engage directly with (a) disabled and (b) seriously unwell people who have been through its assessments for...

      Social Security Benefits: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reason the publication of the health and disability Green Paper and reform of the assessment processes for employment support...

      Employment: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether she plans to increase the number of disability employment advisors.

      Poverty

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment she has made of the potential effect of the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement on levels of poverty in (a) the UK...

      Employment: Epilepsy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the number of companies in Scotland with employees who have active epilepsy.

      Department for Work and Pensions: Epilepsy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking to support employees in her Department who have active epilepsy.

      Personal Independence Payment: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the average time it will take for her Department to process a personal independence claim during the period of...

      Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans the Government has for a public consultation on the forthcoming National Disability Strategy.

      Employment: Epilepsy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking to help companies support employees who have active epilepsy.

      Fireworks: Storage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of strengthening existing regulations on the storage of fireworks by retailers.

      Carers' Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the number of people in receipt of (a) the carer element of universal credit, (b) the carer addition and (c) the...

      Personal Independence Payment: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the extension of personal independence payment awards, what data or estimates her Department holds on the number of...

      National Insurance: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment her Department has made of the effect of the suspension of processing applications for new national insurance numbers for EU...

      Severe Disability Premium

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 9 December 2020 to Question 124879 on disability premium, whether any compensation is offered to claimants affected...

      Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if claimants are able to exercise their right to record personal independence payment (PIP) assessment by using mobile phone or laptop...

      Children: Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many child maintenance cases via Direct Pay have been found to have overpayments; and how many of those cases her Department has agreed to...

      Housing Benefit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much the Government has spent on (a) housing benefit and (b) housing benefit for supported exempt accommodation in each of the last three...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will publish her Department's projections for business planning purposes of the universal credit claimant count (a) in each year for...

      Universal Credit: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will make it her policy to allocate funding to maintain the £20 uplift to universal credit payments beyond April 2021.

      Kickstart Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of applications to be KickStart Gateways have been (a) received (b) approved, (c) rejected or (d) received and...

      Jobcentres: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many job work coaches her Department is planning to deploy in (a) Dudley, (b) the Black Country and (c) the West Midlands region.

      Pension Schemes Bill (HL)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the timetable is for the implementation of (a) new criminal offences and (b) information-gathering powers contained in the Pension...

      Food Poverty: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on trends in the level of food poverty in (a) Coventry North East...

      Housing Benefit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much enhanced housing benefit is paid directly to landlords of supported exempt accommodation by (a) housing benefit and (b) universal...

      State Retirement Pensions: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to mitigate the effect of state pension age changes on women born in the 1950s; and if she will make a...

      Employment Schemes: Local Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of devolving (a) the Kickstart scheme and (b) other employment schemes and resources to...

      National Insurance: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps EU nationals with settled and pre-settled status need to take to access a National Insurance number; and when procedures will be in...

      Pension Wise: Airdrie and Shotts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people living in Airdrie and Shotts constituency had a Pension Wise guidance appointment by telephone or in person in the period from...

      Employment Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many Sector-based work academy programme starts there have been in each month since the initiative started in each (a) region, (b) nation...

  • Home Office

    • Police Stations: Bahrain

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether an Overseas Security and Justice Assessment or similar human rights due diligence was carried out before the visit of the Home...

    • European Arrest Warrants

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people are currently subject to outstanding UK requests under the European Arrest warrant.

      Fire Stations: Yorkshire and the Humber

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many fire stations there were in the Yorkshire and the Humber region in (a) 2010 and (b) 2020.

      Asylum: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 15 December to Question 128332, what assessment she has made of the effect of the covid-19 pandemic on her...

      Asylum: Cardiff

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the cost to the public purse of opening the temporary Asylum Operations Regional Intake Unit in Cardiff.

      Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether external bodies were consulted in advance of publishing new Immigration rules changes; and if she will make a statement.

      Common Travel Area: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the effect of the covid-19 pandemic on the Common Travel Area.

      Immigration: Applications

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent estimate she has made of the proportion of update requests on pending applications which are responded to within published...

      Immigration: Applications

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent estimate she has made of the proportion of (a) entry clearances, (b) applications for biometric residency permits and (c) leave...

      Visas: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to support visa holders unable to return to their home countries as a result of covid-19 restrictions whose visas...

      Biometrics: Greater Manchester and Kingston upon Hull

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the adequacy of the number of free biometric appointments issued in (a) Hull and (b) Manchester in 2020; and...

      Immigration: Biometrics

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to UKVI applicants with reusable biometric information, which applicants were (a) permitted to use the data and (b) prevented...

      Deed Poll

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if her Department will bring forward proposals (a) to remove the right to a change of name for a person convicted of sex offences or who is...

      Cybercrime: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on trends in the (a) number and (b) number of victims of online scams;...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to respond to the correspondence of 22 September, 3 November and 25 November on constituent reference JB28916 from the hon....

      Asylum: Temporary Accommodation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking (a) nationally and (b) locally to monitor, prevent and mitigate the risk of Far Right activities at contingency...

      Asylum: Military Bases

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she has made an assessment of the implications for her policies of reports of poor and unsafe living conditions for migrants in (a)...

      Migrant Workers: Teachers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of offering free visa extensions for overseas teachers that are working in British...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate her Department has made of the number of EU settlement scheme applications that will be outstanding on 1 January 2021.

      Asylum

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to her Department's Immigration Rules, what the criteria is for assessing safe third countries for asylum seekers; and if she...

      Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for what reason past tax discrepancies result in good character requirement failures under paragraph 322(5) of the Immigration Rules'...

      All Party Immigration Detention Group

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to respond to the letters of 30 July and 24 August 2020 from the all-party Parliamentary group on immigration detention.

      Extradition: EU Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the average time between (a) a request and an arrest and (b) an arrest and return of a subject to the UK under...

      Criminal Records: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many requests the UK has made to EU member states for information on the criminal background of EU citizens in 2021; and how many...

      Borders: Personal Records

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether Passenger Name Record (PNR) data from the EU to the UK accessible under the UK-EU Trade and Co-operation Agreement include (a) the...

      Money Laundering

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment her Department has made of the effectiveness of anti-money laundering provisions in the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002;...

      Security: EU Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what mechanisms and structures have been agreed between the EU and the UK on future security co-operation.

      European Arrest Warrants

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people were subject to outstanding UK requests under the European Arrest warrant as at 31 December 2020; and how many of those...

      Fire and Rescue Services: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make an assessment of the potential merits of allocating funding to fire and rescue services to enable the recruitment of 5,000...

      Radicalism

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to monitor the UK activities of extremist Christian faith groups.

      Airguns: Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will publish the responses to the Airgun Registration consultation conducted in 2017.

      Knives: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to educate young people on the illegality of carrying knives without reasonable cause.

      Police Stations: Yorkshire and the Humber

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police stations there were in the Yorkshire and the Humber region in (a) 2010 and (b) 2020.

      Immigration: Applications

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when a response will be given to the settlement application reference UAN:3434-0630-8381-4967/00; and if she will make a statement.

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what powers the police have to enforce covid-19 restrictions on people living in Tier 4 areas travelling to Tier 3 areas to shop during the...

      Sexual Offences: Police Cautions

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people received a police caution for a sexual offence in England and Wales in each year since 2015.

      UK Visas and Immigration: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much revenue was generated in the last 12 months by the £2.74 charge for public enquiries to the UK Visas and Immigration...

      Undocumented Migrants

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of the (a) reintroduction of the 14 Year Residency Rule for undocumented migrants and...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what data her Department collects on the reasons why EU citizens with settled status request proof of that status.

      Graduates: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of extending graduate work visas in response to the economic effect of the covid-19...

      Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will review the effectiveness of the Minimum Income Requirement, as recommended by the Migration Advisory Committee in its annual...

      Biometrics: Glasgow

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what proportion of appointments for biometric testing at the Core Service Point in Glasgow are (a) free and (b) enhanced appointments which...

      Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that point 11.4 of the Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules (10 December 2020) is...

      UK Border Force: Heathrow Airport

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment she has made of the adequacy of Border Force resources to deliver its service level agreement with Heathrow airport...

      Asylum: Temporary Accommodation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will publish any reviews she has undertaken of covid-19 safety in contingency hotels and military barracks being used as asylum...

      Asylum: Military Bases

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans she has to relocate asylum seekers located at the Penally Camp to alternative accommodation.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 1 December 2020 to Question 114290 on Home Office: Correspondence and the Answer of 15 December 2020 to Question...

      Radicalism

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to support former members of extremist faith groups and protect them from harassment and intimidation.

      Firearms: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she has received representations on differences in practice between police forces on firearms licensing and registration; and if she...

      Rifles: Compensation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much compensation owners surrendering MARS and lever release rifles are entitled to; and how long they will have to wait for payment.

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to prevent people travelling from higher to lower local covid alert level Tier areas; and whether she plans to...

      Coronavirus: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many fines have been issued to people for refusing to wear a facemask in an indoor setting in each of the last six months.

      Firearms: Antiques

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what guidance her Department has issued on which calibres (a) qualify firearms for antique status and (b) are to be amended due to their...

      Roads: Police

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the HMICFRS report entitled Roads Policing: Not optional - An inspection of roads policing in England and Wales,...

      Drugs: Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans the Government has to increase sentences on (a) possession and (b) intent to supply of synthetic drugs.

      Ports: Road Traffic Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans he has to increase the numbers of traffic patrol officers to ensure road safety around the ports.

      Asylum: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum seekers have died who were resident at Barry House in East Dulwich in the last 12 months.

      Immigrants: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she has plans to extend the Action Access pilot scheme in response to the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on the numbers of women...

      Immigration Enforcement Directorate

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the reasons why British citizens were stopped by immigration enforcement teams more than any other...

      Asylum

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking prior to the end of the transition period to ensure that international agreements are in place that...

      Immigrants: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make it her policy to suspend (a) No Recourse to Public Funds conditions and (b) all other immigration-based exclusions from...

      Immigrants: Sleeping Rough

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the effect of the recent changes to Immigration Rules that make rough sleeping grounds for deportation on...

      Immigrants: Sleeping Rough

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the effect on recent changes to Immigration Rules that make rough sleeping grounds for deportation on people...

      Hate Crime: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Home Affairs, what assessment she has made of trends in the level of hate crime during the covid-19 outbreak.

      Police

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many no further action notices were issued by the police in each month in (a) 2019 and (b) 2020 in (i) the UK and (ii) each region of the UK.

      Aviation: Passengers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many passengers have arrived in the UK by air (a) in total between 1 June 2020 to 31 December 2020 (b) in each of those months.

      Immigration Controls: Offenders

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what real-time systems are available to UK Border Force to enforce a ban on foreign criminals sentenced to more than one year in prison...

      Sussex Police: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many additional police officers have been recruited to Sussex Police since December 2019.

      Police: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the effect of recent increases in police recruitment on the number of police officers engaged in...

      Internet: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of including in legislative proposals on online harms protections for people with...

      Asylum: Deportation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development on Returns or Readmissions Agreements for...

      Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what (a) consultation and (b) assessment of compliance with the European Convention of Human Rights her Department is undertaking in advance...

      Counter-terrorism: Luton

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what public engagement exercises her Department has undertaken in Luton on the Prevent Strategy.

      Coronavirus: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what powers the police have to enforce the wearing of face coverings in shops during the covid-19 outbreak; and whether the police may...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Motor Vehicles: Republic of Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, if it is a legal requirement for vehicles registered in Northern Ireland to carry a green card, when driving in the Irish Republic.

    • Food Supply: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what steps the Government has taken to ensure that there are no food shortages in Northern Ireland as a result of the UK-EU Trade and...

  • Treasury

    • Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he plans to respond to the letter from the hon. Member for Luton South of 24 November 2020 on pay in the civil service and related bodies.

    • Parents: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what financial support he has made available to parents who are home schooling due to the January 2021 covid-19 lockdown.

      Food: Wholesale Trade

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the extent of the dependence of (a) NHS hospitals and (b) care homes on supplies provided by food and drink...

      Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to change the Job Retention Scheme eligibility date for employees on an employer’s PAYE payroll after 23:59 on 30 October 2020...

      Business: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of people in (a) the Jarrow constituency, (b) the North East and (c) England that have not received support for...

      Redundancy: Females

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what safeguards are in place to protect women from a higher job loss rate than men as a result of economic damage from the covid-19 outbreak.

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to extend financial support to people who have previously been ineligible for Government financial support in previous covid-19 lockdowns.

      Taxation: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many (a) self-employed people, (b) freelancers and (c) sole-directors of small limited companies have deferred their tax payments from July 2020 in...

      Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Disability

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what additional financial support is being made available for workers living with disabilities who have been furloughed under the Coronavirus Job Retention...

      Self-employment Income Support Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will extend the eligibility criteria for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme to provide greater coverage during the January 2021 ovid-19...

      Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to review the eligibility criteria for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme in light of the April extension to that scheme in order to...

      Self-employment Income Support Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he made of the potential merits of the second, third and fourth grants under the Self Employment Income Support Scheme to have a ceiling...

      Self-employment Income Support Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he plans to announce details of the fourth grant for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme.

      Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of people affected by delays in payments under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme; what assessment he has made of...

      Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of placing conditions on furlough payments under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to ensure...

      Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of amending the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme eligibility requirements so that businesses that...

      Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 30 November 2020 to Question 121034 on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, when HMRC plans to publish the information on the...

      Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to extend the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme beyond April 2021.

      Self-employment Income Support Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to extend the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme to the end of April 2021.

      Regional Planning and Development

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what definition his Department has of the term levelling up; what metrics his Department uses to measure levelling up; and whether those metrics include...

      UK Trade with EU: Customs

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many and what proportion of businesses are prepared for the completion of customs paperwork for export to the EU.

      Taxation: Self-assessment

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of taxpayers who will be unable to meet the deadline of 31 January 2021 for payment of tax for the tax year 2019-20...

      Taxation: Self-assessment

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on income levels for self-assessment taxpayers, what assessment he has made of the level of (a)...

      Redundancy: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of employees made redundant from companies who have been in receipt of financial support from the public purse...

      Taxation: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to support (a) self-employed people, (b) freelancers and (c) sole-directors of small limited companies who have deferred their tax...

      Self-employment Income Support Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the eligibility criteria for the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme prior to the application process opening for the...

      Bankruptcy: Tax Avoidance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, What estimate he has made of the number of people subject to the Loan Charge who have been declared bankrupt.

      Minimum Wage: Non-payment

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 22 December 2020 to Question 130041 on Minimum Wage: Non-payment, what estimate he has made of the (a) amount of national minimum...

      Eat Out to Help Out Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many restaurants registered for the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme; how many meals were claimed through that scheme; and how much was claimed in each (i)...

      Customs

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of HMRC's arrangements for throughput at the UK's ports in January 2020 in the event that (a) the UK and the EU...

      Taxation: Self-assessment

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much (a) interest and (b) penalties was charged to self-assessment taxpayers who failed to meet the deadline for payment of tax for the previous...

      Customs Officers

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many customs officials were employed by HMRC on (a) 30 September 2020, (b) 31 October 2020, (c) 30 November 2020 and (d) 31 December 2020.

      Bus Services: Yorkshire and the Humber

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the economic benefit the coach travel industry brings to the Yorkshire economy.

      Financial Services: UK Trade with EU

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when the Government plans to publish detailed arrangements for equivalence decisions on access to EU markets for the financial services sector.

      Cash Dispensing: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent discussions he has had with representatives of banks on the provision of free-to-use ATMs.

      Exports: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment (a) his Department and (b) the Office for Budget Responsibility have made of the (i) direct and (ii) indirect effect on jobs of the...

      Bus Services: Yorkshire and the Humber

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much financial support has been granted to coach tour operators in (a) Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, (b) the Sheffield City Region and (c)...

      Tobacco: Smuggling

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, who will be responsible for holding the supply chain data for tobacco products entering the UK as part of track and trace arrangements.

      Revenue and Customs: Sick Leave

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many working days have been lost to staff sickness in HMRC in each month of the last five years, by directorate.

      Sanitary Protection: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether (a) post-natal pads and (b) all non-medical incontinence products and (c) breast pads are included in the zero rate announced on sanitary products...

      Customs: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many words are in the most recent assessment prepared by HMRC on the security and infrastructure that would be required solely for customs purposes on...

      Self-employed: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to support self-employed individuals who have not previously earned enough money to be eligible for support during the...

      Cars: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans his Department has to assist second hand car dealers in Northern Ireland who have been affected by changes to VAT margin after the end of the...

      Energy: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of removing VAT from household energy bills.

      Revenue and Customs: Foreign Companies

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what HMRC's policy is on using companies registered in tax havens.

      Protective Clothing: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the ending of the temporary VAT reduction on personal protective equipment on funeral director companies.

      Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many staff, by grade, operate the HMRC business support (a) email enquiry service and (b) telephone enquiry service via the 0300 200 3310 helpline; and...

      Revenue and Customs: Recruitment

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what roles will be filled by the approximately 7,000 additional staff whom HMRC aimed to recruit by 1 January 2021 to manage post-transition period...

      Electric Vehicles: Charging Points

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what investments the UK Charging Infrastructure Investment Fund, managed by Zouk Capital, has made to date; in which companies those investments were made;...

      Ports: Wales

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent discussions officials in his Department have had with (a) small maritime ports and (b) wharves in (i) Amlwch, (ii) Menai bridge and (iii) the...

      UK Trade with EU: Origin Marking

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to reduce paperwork and other bureaucracy required on issues relating to rules of origin affecting companies exporting to the EU...

      Revenue and Customs: Staff

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many staff by (a) headcount and (b) full-time equivalent were employed by HMRC on 1 January in each year from 2010 to 2020.

      Revenue and Customs: Recruitment

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many of the approximately 7,000 additional staff that HMRC aimed to recruit by 1 January 2021 to manage post-transition period processes (a) have been...

      Revenue and Customs: Foreign Companies

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many companies whose accounts are based in offshore tax havens have been hired by HMRC since the start of the covid-19 outbreak.

      Revenue and Customs: Debt Collection

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the employment by HMRC of debt collection companies based in off-shore tax havens; and...

      Revenue and Customs: Contracts

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what HMRC's policy is on using companies that engage in tax avoidance.

      Revenue and Customs: Internet and Telephone Services

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has for HMRC staffing levels in the next six months for (a) telephone and (b) webchat services providing businesses and individuals with...

      Taxation: Self-assessment

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of extending the deadline for submission of tax returns given the varying and continuing covid-19...

      Hospitality Industry: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of extending the 100 per cent business rates holiday into 2021-22 for the hospitality industry.

      Revenue and Customs: Foreign Companies

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what HMRC’s policy is on using companies that are not registered in the UK.

      Hospitality Industry and Tourism: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of extending the 5 per cent VAT rate for tourism and hospitality until at least the end of 2021.

      Landlords: Tax Allowances

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much additional revenue has been raised as a result of the decision to restrict mortgage interest relief for residential landlords to the basic rate of...

      Electric Vehicles: Tax Allowances

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he plans to extend the 100 per cent first year allowance on the purchase of electric vehicles to include the rental sector in order to facilitate...

      Electric Vehicles: Charging Points

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of introducing a new annual investment allowance for electric vehicle infrastructure which would allow...

      Revenue and Customs: Debt Collection

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much money has been recovered by debt collection companies contracted by HMRC since the start of the covid-19 outbreak.

      Revenue and Customs: Debt Collection

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many debt collection companies whose accounts are based in offshore tax havens have been hired by HMRC since the start of the covid-19 outbreak.

      Revenue and Customs: Staff

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the accuracy of the workforce management information published by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs.

      National Savings and Investments: Termination of Employment

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to National Savings & Investments, how many staff have left a post in each of the last five years.

      Credit Cards: EU Countries

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether online purchases from the EU made by UK customers by credit card will have to be made by (a) bank transfer and (b) in Euros after the transition...

      Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to waive Insurance Premium Tax on leaseholders' premiums that have increased as a result of the building's non-compliance with EWS1 tests.

      National Savings and Investments: Sick Leave

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many working days have been lost to staff sickness in National Savings & Investments in each month of the last five years.

      National Savings and Investments: Vacancies

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to National Savings & Investments, for how many person-days posts have been vacant in each of the last five years.

      National Savings and Investments: Racial Discrimination

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the National Savings & Investments, how many complaints have been received of racist behaviour in the workplace in each of the last...

      Bounce Back Loan Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of converting Bounce Back Loans into grants to provide further assistance to small limited companies...

      National Savings and Investments: Discrimination

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many complaints have been made by staff of National Savings & Investments of sexist behaviour in the workplace in each of the last five years.

      National Savings and Investments: Recruitment

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many staff have taken up a post in National Savings & Investments, in each of the last five years.

      Cash Dispensing

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent discussions he has had with stakeholders on access to cash; and which stakeholders he has met on that issue in the last six months.

      Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, in circumstances where a business has a successful Business Interruption policy claim met and the loss adjuster deducts from that claim the amount the...

      Insurance: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to engage with the insurance industry to assess the availability of pandemic insurance for businesses.

      Debts: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to tackle the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on levels of household debt in Dudley North constituency.

      Free Zones

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will place in the Library the estimates that were produced with regard to the UK Global Tariff and freeports policy of which forms of industrial...

      European Bank for Reconstruction and Development: Animal Welfare

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on the steps that Bank takes to ensure that all livestock projects it...

      Debts: Developing Countries

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent steps he has taken to provide the tools necessary for low income countries to reduce debt from private lenders.

      HSBC: Bounce Back Loan Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect of HSBC's decision to stop offering Bounce Back loans to non-HSBC UK customers on the accessibility of that...

      Free Zones: Job Creation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of jobs that will be created by the introduction of free ports in the UK; and what (a) methodology and (b)...

      Performing Arts: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on eligibility for financial support of people who found new...

      Retail Trade: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 15 December 2020 to Question 127486 on Retail Trade: Coronavirus, what plans he has to ensure that online retailers make a...

      Hospitality Industry: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the level of financial support required by non-pub businesses affected by the hospitality curfew during the covid-19 outbreak.

      Events Industry: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of financial support for the events industry during the covid-19 outbreak.

      Nurseries: Non-domestic Rates

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of extending the business rates holiday granted for nurseries beyond March 2021.

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Coronavirus: Exercise

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what public health advice and information led to the decision to designate Body Control Pilates when run by qualified...

    • Mohammed bin Salman

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to his oral evidence to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee of 22 April 2020, HC157, what...

      Charities: Reserves

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions he has had with the CEO of the Charity Commission on the use of charity reserves since in each year since 2017.

      Independent Press Standards Organisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans he has to replace IPSO with an independent regulator not funded by member publications.

      Data Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the prospects of securing a data adequacy agreement with the EU within the next six months.

      Facebook: Data Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment he has made of the effect on individual’s data privacy of Facebook moving UK users on to US...

      Data Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 14 December 2020 to Question 126871, what sanctions are available to companies who share anonymised...

      5G

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to his Department's guidance, 5G Supply Chain Diversification Strategy, updated on 7 December 2002, whether the...

      5G

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether (a) his Department, (b) Ofcom and/or (c) private sector operators will provide the human resource to increasing UK...

      5G

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how the 5G Supply Chain Diversification Strategy, updated on 7 December 2020 will help ensure that the UK is well placed to...

      5G

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether the 5G Supply Chain Diversification Strategy, updated on 7 December 2020 seeks to increase the number of (a) existing...

      5G

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the 5G Supply Chain Diversification Strategy, updated on 7 December 2020 and its focus on the RAN macro cell...

      Mobile Phones: Infrastructure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the role of public sector landlords, including local authorities, in supporting greater mobile...

      Telecommunications: Codes of Practice

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Electronic Communications Code as set out in the Digital Economy Act 2017.

      Telecommunications: Codes of Practice

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Electronic Communications Code contained within the Digital Economy...

      Mobile Phones: Infrastructure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he is taking to encourage (a) local authorities and (b) other public sector landlords to support the delivery of...

      Telecommunications

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what level of security clearance will be required within (a) Ofcom and (b) his Department to carry out the functions of the...

      Huawei

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether he plans to complete the removal of Huawei from the fixed network before the rollout of planned overbuild of Fibre to...

      Broadband

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 10 December 2020 to Question 126027 on Broadband, what criteria he plans to use to determine whether...

      Broadband: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what estimate he has made of the number of properties in (a) Poplar and Limehouse constituency and (b) Tower Hamlets that have...

      Telecommunications: Diversification

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 14 December 2020 to Question 124752, when the first payment from that fund will be made; and who...

      Ofcom: Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether Ofcom staff working on functions required by the Telecoms Security Bill will require security clearance.

      Telecommunications: Huawei

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 8 December 2020 to Question 124751, when he plans to publish details on the removal of Huawei...

      Broadband

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what estimate he has made of the average amount paid annually by households in (a) Coventry North East constituency, (b)...

      Bookmakers: Additional Restrictions Grant

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether on-course bookmakers are eligible for Additional Restrictions Grant funding; and whether guidance on eligibility...

      Gaming Machines: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the covid-19 transmission risk posed by gaming machines in (a) adult gaming centres, (b) pubs...

      Gambling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if he will make an assessment of (a) recent trends in the level of participation in black market gambling in Sweden and (b)...

      Events Industry: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sports, what steps his Department is taking to support businesses in the events industry who have had to cancel events at short notice in...

      Sovereign Wealth Funds

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to his oral contribution of 22 April 2020 to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, Q65, what the...

      Football: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how his Department plans to assess the effectiveness of spectators returning to football stadiums in Tier 1 and Tier 2 areas;...

      Sports: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions he has had with sports-related event organisers on the importance of ensuring that fans receive full ticket...

      Gambling: Internet

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on trends in the level of participation in online gambling;...

      Exercise: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment has been made of the risks of covid-19 transmission during group exercise classes where covid-secure measures...

      Leisure and Theme Parks: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps the Government is taking to help improve disabled access at theme parks and leisure venues.

      Swimming: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what the scientific basis is for the decision to prevent individuals who are over 18 years of age from participating in club...

      Festival UK 2022

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment he has made of the progress of plans for Festival UK 2022.

      Broadband: Disadvantaged

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department plans to take to close to the digital poverty gap in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) the North East and...

      Internet: Advertising

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when he will launch the consultation on Online Advertising.

      Internet: Advertising

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans he has to tackle the proliferation of online financial scam adverts; and if he will make a statement.

      Events Industry: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of providing support to the events sector to encourage event attendance...

      Internet: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions his Department has had with stakeholders on the potential merits of bringing voice recognition services...

      Digital Technology: Disadvantaged

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he is taking to tackle the disproportionate effect of digital poverty on BAME communities in Luton.

      Pornography: Internet

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps the Government will take to ensure children are prevented from accessing pornography on sites that (a) do not carry...

      Alcoholic Drinks: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to his Answer to the Oral Question asked by the hon Member for East Lothian on 10 December, Official Report, col 980,...

      Travel: Fashion

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether people employed in the fashion industry are included in the travel corridor exempt list.

      Video on Demand

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, which video-on-demand platforms currently use British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) ratings; and what estimate he has...

      Culture: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he is taking to help arts and culture venues ensure their premises are covid-19 secure; and whether his Department...

      Internet: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the Government’s response to the online harms white paper, what steps his Department has taken in...

      Digital Technology: Disadvantaged

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department is taking to tackle digital exclusion in Coventry North East constituency.

      Google: Digital Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether he has made an assessment of the effect of Google's decision to pass the Digital Services Tax onto its advertising...

      Theatres: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of allowing theatres to open in socially distanced conditions in...

      Internet: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the Government response to the Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Select Committee Report on Immersive and...

      Internet: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether his Department will take on additional staff as part of the expansion of Ofcom's remit to monitor and enforce online...

      Culture: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the effect of recently imposed Tier 3 covid-19 restrictions in London on (a) theatres, (b)...

      Internet: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he is taking to protect children from harmful online content prior to the coming into force of online harms...

      Film: Internet

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of streaming services’ content labelling provisions; and whether he has...

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Business: Grants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the announcement of a one-off grant for businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure businesses...

    • Post Offices: Subsidies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if his Department will consult with relevant organisations before a decision is reached on how the Post Office subsidy...

      Business: West Yorkshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what proportion of the £4.6 billion in new lockdown grants he announced on 5 January 2021 will be made available...

      Minimum Wage: Non-payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to his Department's 31 December 2020 press release entitled Rogue employers named and shamed for failing...

      Licensed Premises: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of (a) extending eligibility for the Christmas Support...

      Bounce Back Loan Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many businesses that have applied to Top Up their initial Bounce Back Loan since November 2020 have had their...

      Bounce Back Loan Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what proportion of businesses who had secured a Bounce Back Loan had borrowed the maximum amount of 25 per cent of...

      Bounce Back Loan Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, as of 22 December 2020 how many businesses have (a) applied and (b) secured a Bounce Back Loan Top Up; and how many...

      Disability: EU Law

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if his Department will bring forward legislative proposals to enshrine the European Accessibility Act into UK law.

      Sharing Economy: Industrial Health and Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether section 44 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 applies to limb b workers.

      EU Grants and Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much (a) European Structural and Investment Funding and (b) UK matched funding was or will be allocated to (i)...

      Nurseries: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent discussions he has had with the Competition and Markets Authority on guidance for nurseries charging full...

      Fireworks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of bringing forward regulations to restrict the (a) sale of...

      Business: Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to (a) enforce and (b) ensure businesses' compliance with the requirements of...

      Research: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what proportion of Government science, research and innovation funding is allocated to New Approach Methodologies.

      Life Sciences and Medicine: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans he has to direct funds within the £11.1 billion in R&D funding announced in the Spending Review...

      Research: International Cooperation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the effect of the reduction in the Official Development Assistance budget on the...

      Wind Power: Seas and Oceans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to his Department's publication entitled Steel public procurement 2020: Compliance with the steel...

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Databases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many information gateways there are in operation in his Department; and how those gateways are managed and monitored.

      Research: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 14 December 2020 to Question 124750 on Research: Finance, what the evidential basis is for...

      Hospitality Industry: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of introducing granularity into the covid-19 hospitality curfew...

      Iron and Steel: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate he has made of the amount of steel moved from Great Britain to Northern Ireland in each of the previous...

      Bounce Back Loan Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, prior to announcing the Bounce Back Loan Top Up facility in November 2020, what estimate he had made of how many...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many of the covid-19 Pfizer vaccines procured by the Government have arrived in the UK; and how many doses of those...

      Small Businesses: Digital Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the effect on small businesses of large technology firms directly passing on the Digital...

      Science: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to support investment in science research at universities in (a) Coventry, (b) the West...

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many staff and at what grades are operating his Department’s business support (a) email enquiry service and...

      Patents

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his policy on the EU Withdrawal Agreement is that it obliges the establishment of a central patent court seat...

      Motor Neurone Disease: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, which Motor Neurone Disease-related projects were funded by the (a) Medical Research Council and (b) National Institute...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the cost to the public purse of the Pfizer covid-19 vaccine to date; and when he plan to...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps were taken during the trial of the Pfizer covid-19 vaccine to test its effect on people with allergies.

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Neighbourhood Development Plans: Horden

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, further to email correspondence of the hon. Member for Easington of 28 September 2020 and 25 November 2020, if he will...

    • Free Zones

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to the essential information required from bidders set out in his Department’s document entitled,...

      Road Signs and Markings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what discussions he has had with (a) Ministers in the Department for Transport and (b) local authority leaders on road...

      Free Zones

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to improve the bid assessment proposals for freeports in response to the findings of the...

      Local Government: Sustainable Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what support his Department is making available to local authorities to enable them to incorporate the Sustainable...

      Local Government: Debt Collection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many local authorities have used debt collection companies since the start of the covid-19 outbreak.

      Local Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many meetings (a) he and (b) his Ministers have held (i) in 2020 and (ii) since Article 50 was triggered with the...

      UK Shared Prosperity Fund: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether the UK Shared Prosperity Fund will match existing financial support for research infrastructure, skills...

      Question

      What progress his Department has made on delivering new accommodation for rough sleepers.

      Question

      What steps he is taking to help ensure the provision of accessible homes for older and disabled people.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, when he plans to respond to the letter from the hon. Member for West Lancashire of 6 November 2020 on the strategic...

      Commonhold

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans his Department has to implement the recommendations made by the Law Commission in its report entitled...

      Homelessness: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans the Government has for the vaccination of (a) homeless people and (b) rough sleepers during the rollout of...

      Homelessness: Yorkshire and the Humber

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many people classed as homeless have died in the Yorkshire and the Humber region since 2010.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, when he plans to respond to the correspondence from the hon. Member for Basildon and Billericay of 5 October, 6...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, when he plans to respond to the correspondence from the hon. Member for Basildon and Billericay of 29 September, 29...

      Question

      What progress he has made on ensuring that (a) new and (b) existing homes are net zero carbon.

      Question

      What recent estimate his Department has made of the number of buildings in England that have combustible non-ACM cladding.

      Question

      What estimate he has made of the total cost of remedial work required to replace dangerous material and rectify poor quality construction identified by EWS1 form inspections.

      Question

      What recent discussions he had with Cabinet colleagues on the role of local authorities in the NHS Test and Trace programme.

      Question

      What progress his Department has made on the English devolution and local recovery White Paper.

      Question

      With reference to the Spending Review 2020, what discussions he has had with the Welsh Government on the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

      Question

      What assessment he has made of the contribution of his Department's policies to the delivery of the Government’s levelling up agenda.

      Question

      What recent discussions he has had with (a) devolved Administrations and (b) Cabinet colleagues on the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

      Question

      What discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the funding allocated to local authorities to make discretionary payments to people needing to self-isolate as a result of the covid-19 outbreak.

      Planning Permission

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many holding directions issued under section 31 of the Town and Country Planning (Development Management...

      Help to Buy Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will extend the help-to-buy scheme to enable smaller developers to obtain materials and meet their obligations...

      Planning Permission: Hillingdon

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 3 December 2020 to Question 122720 on Planning Permission: Hillingdon, if he will publish...

      Planning Permission

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, for what reason his Department does not maintain a list of expired holding directions issued under section 31 of the...

      Housing: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 17 December 2020 to Question 128896 on Housing: Insulation, what plans his Department has to...

      Housing: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors' handling of the...

      Community Housing Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, for what reasons the Community Housing Fund was not renewed.

      Affordable Housing: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether he has put arrangements in place for support for community groups building their own homes following the...

      Affordable Housing: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to help ensure the continued operation of enabling hubs for community groups building their...

      Housing: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the value of live portfolios with committed guarantees under the ENABLE Build programme.

      Waking Watch Relief Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what the timeframe will be from the point of application to the release of funds for the new Waking Watch Relief Fund.

      Waking Watch Relief Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether applicants to the Waking Watch Relief Fund will be able to retrospectively claim back the cost of alarm...

      Waking Watch Relief Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether residents of buildings under 18 metres that are required to initiate waking watch provisions will be eligible...

      Waking Watch Relief Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what the eligibility criteria and process will be for applying to the Waking Watch Relief Fund when it opens in...

      Housing: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 16 December 2020 to Question 128640, what discussions he has had with Royal Institute of...

      Housing: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 16 December 2020 to Question 128640, if he will update the guidance Building safety advice...

      Building Safety Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether he plans to extend the Building Safety Fund application deadline.

      Flats: Mortgages and Sales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what discussions he has had with RICS on ensuring that its members abide by the agreement between the Government and...

      High Rise Flats: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what proportion of the £200 million fund for private sector high-rise buildings covered in ACM cladding has been...

      Homelessness: LGBT People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what support the Government is providing to young homeless LGBTQ+ people.

      Homelessness: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many people aged 16 to 25 have become homeless since the start of the covid-19 outbreak in March 2020.

      Supported Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many supported exempt accommodation units there were in each local authority area in each of the last three years.

      Homelessness: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many homeless people who have been provided emergency accommodation in response to covid-19 outbreak were (a) aged...

      Sleeping Rough: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 16 November 2020 to Question 114247 on Sleeping Rough: Coronavirus, what progress he has...

      Housing First

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of (a) accelerating and (b) expanding the rollout of the Housing...

      Homelessness: Death

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made for the implications his policies on homelessness of the Office for National Statistics...

      Homelessness: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many homeless people accommodated under the Everyone In scheme are not being funded by the Government as a result...

      Mobile Homes Act 1983 (Amendment) Bill

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department has taken in respect of the Mobile Homes Act 1983 (Amendment) Bill since the discussion...

      Urban Areas: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether Local Authorities are permitted to contract a Business Improvement District for (a) the recruitment, and (b)...

      Supported Housing: Inspections

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many investigations have been undertaken by the Regulator for Social Housing into providers of supported exempt...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Military aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he plans to deposit in the Library the next update on Military Aid to Civilian Authority (MACA) requests.

    • Military Aid: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to his comment of 31 December 2020 on Times Radio that 250 teams of medically trained personnel are on standby to assist in the rollout...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, in what locations combat medics have been deployed in the UK as part of the rollout of the vaccine against covid-19.

      Military Aid: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many hospitals are currently being assisted by the armed forces in their response to the covid-19 outbreak.

      Military Aid: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many armed forces personnel are currently assisting local hospitals in their response to the covid-19 outbreak.

      Military Aid: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many schools will receive assistance from the armed forces in conducting mass covid-19 testing.

      Military Aid: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, which armed forces regiments are being deployed to conduct mass covid-19 testing in schools.

      Military Aid: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many armed forces personnel are currently deployed to assist in the roll-out of covid-19 vaccines.

      Military Aircraft: China

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of buying secondhand airframes from China.

      Sri Lanka: Military Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 6 February 2020 to Written Question 11516 on Sri Lanka: Military Aid, what support his Department has provided to Sri Lanka to...

      Military Bases: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the estimated value is of each his Department's sites in Northern Ireland.

      Ministry of Defence: Consultants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the statistical report, MOD departmental resources 2020, published on 10 December 2020, how much was spent on consultancy which was...

      Iraq: Rendition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of whether the Government was involved in acts of rendition in Iraq from 2003 to 2009.

      Iraq: Detainees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether (a) the five techniques and (b) harshing were employed during interrogations in Iraq between 2003 and 2009.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many combat medics are deployed across the UK as part of the rollout of the covid-19 vaccine.

      Sweden: Joint Exercises

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans his Department has to conduct military exercises with the Swedish Government.

      Armed Forces: Mesothelioma

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the University of Sheffield and Mesothelioma UK's report The Military Experiences of...

      Navy: Reserve Forces

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the effect on (a) morale and (b) retention of the suspension of training by the Maritime reserves for four months.

      Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Associations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, on what date his Department received the 2019 report of the Reserve Forces Cadets Association’s External Scrutiny Team.

      NATO: Antisatellite Weapons

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what discussions he is holding with his NATO counterparts on proposals for the collective development of space-based weaponry for deployment by NATO...

      Ministry of Defence: Consultants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to section 13 on MOD expenditure on consultancy in his Department’s statistical report, MOD departmental resources 2020, published...

      Ministry of Defence: Consultants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to section 13 on MOD expenditure on consultancy in his Department’s statistical report, MOD departmental resources 2020, published...

      Navy: Fisheries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on UK defence capacity of directing increased Royal Navy resources towards potentially illegal...

      Trident Submarines: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what contingency funding his Department allocated to the Dreadnought programme to replace the Vanguard-based nuclear deterrent in 2016; and how much of...

  • Scotland Office

    • Fisheries: Rockall

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, whether the boarding of the Irish fishing vessel the Northern Celt by Marine Scotland was (a) necessary and (b) conducive to UK-Ireland relations.

  • Department for International Trade

    • Trade Agreements: Turkey

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what impact assessment was conducted by her Department of the human rights record of the Turkish Government prior to the agreement of the...

    • Expert Trade Advisory Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether the members of her Department’s Trade Advisory Groups responsible for (a) agri-food, (b) automotive, aerospace and marine, (c)...

      Department for International Trade: Email and Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 26 November 2020 to Question 119199 on Department for International Trade: Email and Telephone Services, how many...

      Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, if (a) she and (b) her officials will meet with the Chair of the Association of Relocation Professionals on supporting high value jobs...

      Trade Agreements: Singapore

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, with reference to Paragraph 8.2 of the Explanatory Referendum on the UK’s Free Trade Agreement with Singapore, what paragraph of the...

      Trade Agreements

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, which of the Continuity Trade Agreements signed by her Department since 1 October 2020 were shown in draft form to (a) the members of the...

      Import Controls: Ethics

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what steps her Department plans to take to prevent (a) cotton from Xinjiang and (b) other unethically sourced products from entering the UK.

      Trade Agreements: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what the Government's policy is on the principles underlying the 2009 EU agreement on the incorporation of essential elements clauses...

      Iron and Steel: UK Trade with EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on tariff free access for UK-produced steel to the European market.

      Welsh Government: Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what recent discussions she has had with the Welsh Government on adding the Welsh Government to the list of public authorities permitted to...

      Hydrogen: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what assessment she has made of the implications for the Government's policies of steps being taken by the German and Australian Governments...

      Trade Agreements: India

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that India upholds international labour, democratic and human rights standards as part of the...

  • Women and Equalities

    • Equality

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of her Department’s policies on improving equality of opportunity.

    • Hate Crime

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what discussions she has had with the (a) Secretary of State for Justice and (b) Home Secretary on strengthening hate crime legislation.

      Shukri Abdi

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, whether she has made an assessment of the role of Islamophobia in the events leading to the (a) death of 12-year-old Shukri Abdi and (b) subsequent...

      Religious Hatred: Islam

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what steps her Department took to mark Islamophobia Awareness month in November 2020.

      Maternal Mortality: Ethnic Groups

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what conclusions were reached on further actions that can be taken to tackle ethnic disparities in maternal mortality, following the roundtable of 2...

      Maternal Mortality: Ethnic Groups

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what conclusions were reached on the causes of ethnic disparities in maternal mortality, following the roundtable of 2 September 2020.

      Pupils: LGBT People

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, pursuant to the Answer of 24 November 2020 to Questions 118113 and 118112, when the evaluation of the programme to support schools in preventing and...

      Discrimination: Business Premises

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what steps she is taking to tackle discrimination in (a) offices, (b) factories and (c) shop floors.

      Disadvantaged: Coronavirus

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what assessment the Government has made of the effect of its policies on tackling the covid-19 outbreak on white, working class, disadvantaged...

  • Department for Transport

    • High Speed Two Railway Line: Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the award of a 9,000-ton contract for steel plate for bridges on the HS2 route by joint venture Eiffage-Kier-Ferrovial-Bam to a...

    • Railways: Infrastructure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he is planning to respond to the National Infrastructure Commission report, Rail Needs Assessment for the Midlands and the North.

      Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation: Hydrogen

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to amend the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) to promote private investment in green hydrogen production facilities...

      Aviation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many of the nine freedoms of the air the UK aviation sector enjoyed as an EU member the UK will retain after the end of the transition period.

      Motor Vehicles: Cameras

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of bringing forward legislative proposals to make dashboard cameras in motor vehicles mandatory.

      Vehicle Number Plates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what changes he proposes to introduce in 2021 to the display and use of vehicle number plates and the information to be required or allowed to be...

      Driving Licences: Foreign Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to extend the 12-month period drivers can use non-GB driving licences.

      Global Travel Taskforce

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when the Global Travel Taskforce is next scheduled to convene to discuss the outstanding recommendations from that Taskforce’s report of 24...

      Road Signs and Markings: Cultural Heritage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answers of 14 December 2020 to Questions 127499, 127500 and 127501, what steps his Department is taking to support the implementation...

      Bus Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will facilitate the extension of finance holidays for operators to support the coach industry.

      Railways: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent estimate he has made of the proportion of rail workers who are self-isolating due to covid-19.

      Aviation: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what engagement his Department of Transport has had with the aerospace industry to identify measures that could (a) safely open up aviation and (b)...

      Aviation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when his Department plans to publish the UK's aviation contingency strategy in the event the UK leaves the EU without a a deal on the future relationship.

      Heathrow Airport: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress is being made on plans for the expansion of Heathrow Airport; and if he will make a statement.

      Aviation: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, which commercial aviation routes are being prioritised as part of the plan to restart aviation following the covid-19 outbreak.

      Public Transport: Visual Impairment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to increase access to public transport for people with sight loss.

      Railways: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with rail operators on contingency plans in the event that rail workers have to self-isolate as a result of covid-19 over...

      Sevmorput

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what marine contingency planning the UK has in place for responding to a nuclear accident involving a floating nuclear reactor; how quickly that...

      Railways: Social Distancing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent steps he has taken to promote social distancing and covid-19 compliance on all rail networks.

      Railways: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent steps he has taken to inform the public of plans put in place on the rail network to reduce the spread of covid-19 when people travel over...

      Sevmorput

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what his policy is on providing a safe haven to the disabled Russian nuclear powered freighter SEVMORPUT in the event that the UK is asked to do so;...

      Railways: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much has been spent on improving railways in the (a) Sheffield, (b) Leeds and (c) Manchester city regions in each of the last 30 years; and how...

      Containers: Shortages

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the economic effect on British businesses of the international shortage of shipping containers.

      Great Western Railway: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how he plans to minimise disruption on the Great Western Railway due to an outbreak of covid-19 among railway staff causing the cancellation of...

      Railways: Season Tickets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what modelling has been undertaken on the requirements for new flexible season tickets.

      Railways: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he made of the effect of the Government's decision to change the covid-19 restrictions on travel for Christmas 2020 on the number of...

      Travel: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on issuing guidance on (a) people returning to places of...

      High Speed Two Railway Line: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the cost to the public purse is of money spent outside the UK in the construction of High Speed Two; and if he will place that information in the...

      High Speed Two: Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on transparency of public bodies of the decision to permit HS2 Ltd to enter into non-disclosure...

      High Speed Two Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the National Infrastructure Commission report, Rail Needs Assessment for the Midlands and the North: final report, published on 15...

      Driving Tests: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will extend the expiry date of driving theory tests for people who have had their practical driving test cancelled during the covid-19 outbreak.

      Driving Tests: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to make driving tests available for critical workers who may require them.

      Driving Tests: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will extend the period of validity of theory tests for learner drivers who have had their driving test cancelled as a result of covid-19...

      Ayr Station

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans Network Rail has for Ayr railway station.

      Driving Tests: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will extend the validity of driving theory tests to take into account the cancellation of practical driving tests during lockdown measures.

      High Speed Two: Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department agreed to allow non-disclosure agreements between (a) HS2 Ltd and local authorities, (b) HS2 and The National Trust and (c) HS2...

      Railways: Fares

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the effect of increasing rail fares on encouraging passengers to return to rail travel, once covid-19 restrictions are...

      Road Traffic Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress his Department is making on bringing forward legislative proposals under Part 6 of the Traffic Management Act 2004 to enable local...

      Taxis: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to ensure that taxis do not travel from a higher covid-19 tier area to a lower tier area.

      Travel: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps the Government is taking to monitor and ensure people travelling to and from Tier 4 covid-19 lockdown areas have legitimate travel...

      A303: Tolls

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether a toll will be charged to access the proposed tunnel allowing the A303 to bypass Stonehenge.

      Large Goods Vehicle Drivers: Conditions of Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to review the driver welfare provisions of Operations (a) Stack and (b) Brock; and if he will make a statement.

      Travel: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps the Government is taking to prevent people travelling from higher to lower covid-19 tier areas.

      Dover Port: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what type of covid-19 tests were used at the port of Dover from 24 December to 28 December 2020; how many tests were used; and how many of those tests...

      Large Goods Vehicles: EU Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has for issuing European Conference of Ministers of Transport driver permits, or an equivalent to hauliers from EU member countries.

      Large Goods Vehicles: EU Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether a haulier who has accepted their allocation of ECMT permits for 2021 will be prevented from entering the application process for the...

      Large Goods Vehicles: EU Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when the application process for ECMT permits for 2022 will open; and when those permits will be awarded.

      Large Goods Vehicles: EU Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to limit the number of hauliers from EU Member States with access to the UK.

      Large Goods Vehicle Drivers: Working Hours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to his Department's guidance, Temporary relaxation of the enforcement of the EU drivers' hours rules: delivery of essential items to...

      Eurostar: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to support Eurostar in response to its suspension of services from the UK to mainland Europe as a result of the French, Dutch and...

      Railways: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of the rescheduling of planned engineering works to facilitate the covid-19 travel window...

      Rolling Stock: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 16 December 2020 to Question 128719 on rolling stock, whether he plans to encourage operators to increase the number of...

      Motor Vehicles: Testing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of MOT testing on vehicle emissions on air quality.

      Driving Tests: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 21 October to Question 102858 on Driving Tests: Coronavirus, how many theory test certificates expired during the 6 months...

      Travel: North East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will provide Test to Release capacity in the North East of England.

      Driving Tests: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent estimate he has made of the number of theory test certificates that will expire during the 12 months following the passing of the...

      Driving Tests: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 21 October 2020 to Question 102859 on Driving Tests: Coronavirus, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to amend...

      Driving Tests: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 21 October 2020 to Question 102859 on Driving Tests: Coronavirus, what consultation he has conducted regarding legislative...

      Railways: Hate Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent steps he has taken to ensure customer-facing rail workers are not subject to verbal abuse whilst at work.

      Northern: Rolling Stock

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with Northern Rail Ltd. on progress of cascading the class 323 rolling stock from West Midlands Trains and introduction of...

      Motor Vehicles: Republic of Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether Northern Ireland residents will require a motor insurance green card to drive freely from Northern Ireland to the Republic of Ireland and vice...

      Driving Tests

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the backlog of (a) theory and (b) practical driving tests in (i) Scotland and (ii) Great Britain; and how long he...

      Railways: Isle of Wight

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to minimise disruption to passenger journeys during the upgrade to the Island Line on the Isle of Wight.

      British Transport Police: Railways

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on British Transport Police working on the rail network of temporarily lifting covid-19...

      Driving Tests: Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the number of applicants waiting for (a) theory and (b) practical driving test in (i) Scotland and (ii) England and (iii)...

      Travel: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he plans to publish additional written guidance for members of the public who plan on travelling to an area under a different tier between 23...

      Felixstowe Port

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment his Department has made of the reasons for (a) congestion and (b) delays at Felixstowe docks.

      Motorways

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress his Department has made on the roll-out of SMART motorways.

      Transport: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with British Transport Police on the effect on transport of temporarily lifting covid-19 restrictions over the Christmas...

      M1: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many additional smart motorway emergency refuges have (a) been constructed and (b) entered the design phase on the M1 since the publication of his...

      Bus Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, for what reason coach operators are not automatically eligible for payments made to support the leisure and tourism industry.

      Driving Tests

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many applicants resident in Scotland have (a) been offered and (b) accepted an appointment for a driving test elsewhere in Great Britain since the...

      Driving Tests: Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the economic cost to the (a) applicant and (b) wider economy of the wait for driving tests in (i) Scotland, (ii) England...

      Public Transport: Antisocial Behaviour

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of trends in the level of anti-social behaviour incidents on public transport during the covid-19 outbreak in (a)...

      South Western Railway: Rolling Stock

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions he has had with South Western Railway on the introduction of Class 701 'Arterio' units; and in what order that operator will...

      Electric Vehicles: Rural Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to support the transition to electric vehicles in rural areas.

      Stockport Viaduct: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 14 December 2020 to Question 127502, whether the £1 million fund for Control Period 6 (1 April 2019-31 March 2024) is...

      Supermarkets: Motor Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking with supermarket leaders to help ensure that supermarket vehicle fleets are sustainable.

      Electric Vehicles: Charging Points

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the financial incentives that will be required to support large fleet owners with the (a) cost of electric...

      Electric Vehicles: Charging Points

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has made an assessment of grid capacity in relation to electric vehicle charging; and what plans he has to increase grid...

      Electric Vehicles: Charging Points

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of how much people who have received funding through the OLEV grant schemes have paid for the installation of an electric...

      Electric Vehicles: Charging Points

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to support private sector investment into electric vehicle charging infrastructure in advance of the proposed ban on the sale of...

      Department for International Trade: Internet and Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 26 November 2020 to Question 119200 on Department for International Trade: Internet and Telephone Services, how many staff,...

      Cycling: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much central Government funding has been spent on upgrading the cycling network in (a) Coventry and (b) the West Midlands in each of the last five...

  • Department for Education

    • Coronavirus: Students

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on the spread of covid-19 of students returning to their university residences after Christmas 2020.

    • Educational Institutions: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when he plans to provide guidance to schools and colleges on how covid-19 testing will be conducted within their settings; and for what reason that...

      Remote Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps is he taking to ensure that students who are unable to return to the classroom at the start of the Spring Term can access learning remotely.

      Teachers: Absenteeism and Sick Leave

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will publish the data his Department holds on the rates of (a) sick leave and (b) absence of (i) primary and (ii) secondary school teachers from...

      Assessments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans his Department has to recruit additional exam invigilators for the 2021 exam series.

      Remote Education: Computer Software

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what software he is providing to help children and families access remote learning.

      Primary Education: Admissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will extend the 15 January 2021 deadline for primary school place applications in response to the disruption resulting from the covid-19 outbreak.

      Schools: Computers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many laptops have been (a) requested and (b) sent to schools in (i) Stoke-on-Trent and (ii) Staffordshire during the covid-19 outbreak.

      Education: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether the agreement with mobile network operators to provide free data for key educational sites will include Wales; and what discussions he has had...

      Teachers: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many primary and secondary school teachers have died as a result of covid-19.

      Children: Computers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to promote the repurposing of digital devices no longer needed by (a) private sector businesses and (b) members of the public...

      Remote Education: Disadvantaged

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many IT devices have been given to disadvantaged children to enable them to attend school remotely in (a) North West Durham constituency, (b)...

      Turing Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions he has had with the Welsh Government on the Turing Scheme; whether that scheme will be UK-wide; whether universities will be required...

      Secondary Education: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans he has to extend testing of secondary school aged children to all schools under tier 3 covid-19 restrictions.

      Children: Computers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, by what date he estimates children who require laptops to assist them with home learning will receive them.

      Education: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement on access to education for disabled people.

      Training: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of cancelling examinations for students on vocational training courses and awarding...

      Young People: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans he has to improve supported internship schemes for disabled young people.

      Children: Computers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether recipients of laptops for remote education will incur a financial penalty if those laptops are stolen or damaged.

      Nurses: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if his Department will make an assessment of the potential merits of reimbursing the 2018-19 cohort of nursing students for their tuition fees.

      Vocational Education: Assessments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what (a) support and (b) advice his Department is providing to clinically extremely vulnerable students who are due to sit vocational examinations in...

      Schools: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the more transmissible strain of covid-19, if he will review the mandatory requirement for parents and guardians to send children to...

      Academies: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he has written to academy schools requesting them to remain open throughout the second national lockdown and the latest tier 3 period in...

      Universities: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to ensure the adequacy of the quality of education received by university students during the covid-19 outbreak.

      Schools: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of postponing the return of the school term in January 2021 in response to the...

      Schools: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what payments have been made to schools in Sefton Central constituency to cover out-of-scope covid-19-associated costs.

      Schools: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on the priority given to school staff for access to the covid-19...

      Schools: Redbridge

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, for what reasons schools in the London Borough of Redbridge were not included in the covid-19 contingency framework implementation guidance, published...

      Primary Education: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will publish the criteria used to determine which areas with primary schools were made subject to the contingency framework on Wednesday 30...

      National Curriculum Tests

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether his Department plans for Key Stage 2 SATs to proceed as scheduled in 2021.

      Schools: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans he has to ensure that staff in schools are given the highest priority for the covid-19 vaccine.

      Extended Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what financial support his Department is providing to wraparound and holiday childcare providers who have seen a loss of earnings as a result of the...

      Schools: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions he has had with (a) teaching unions and (b) headteachers’ associations on the effect of rising rates of covid-19 infection on...

      Vocational Education: Assessments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, for what reason it is his Department's policy that vocational examinations will go ahead in January 2021.

      Vocational Education: Assessments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on the public health risks of students sitting vocational...

      Coronavirus Catch-up Premium

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he has taken to ensure transparency and accountability in the use that schools make of their allocation of the £650 million catch-up...

      Educational Exchanges: EU Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will take steps to help schools to continue making arrangements for pupil exchanges with EU Member States after 1 January 2021: and if he will...

      Children: Disadvantaged

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans his Department has to ensure that vulnerable children who are safer in school than at home are encouraged to attend educational settings...

      Free School Meals: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans he has to ensure that pupils entitled to (a) benefits-related free school meals and (b) universal infant free school meals continue to...

      Pre-school Education: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions he has had with the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation on the prioritisation of providers of nursery and early years...

      Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Nurseries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether nurseries that have closed due to covid-19 and continue to charge parents full fees are eligible for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

      Family Hubs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will publish details of the procurement process for the new National Centre for Family Hubs and Integrated Services; and what steps his...

      Childminding: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, which local authorities do not pay early education entitlement funding in full to childminders.

      Adoption Support Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he plans to extend funding for the Adoption Support Fund beyond March 2021.

      Foster Care: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether national standards have been set for local authorities to ensure that foster parents receive comprehensive training in supporting children...

      Special Educational Needs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will provide an estimated date for the publication of the SEND review.

      Special Educational Needs: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate his Department has made of the proportion of the current year's increase in the Schools Block of dedicated schools grant funding that...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Fishing Vessels: Marine Protected Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will make it his policy to (a) attach conditions limiting vessel size on fishing vessel licenses to 100m in length in...

    • Assistance Animals: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what representations he has received on the compatibility of requirements for documents for assistance dog owners to travel...

      Agricultural Products and Seafood: UK Trade with EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate he has made of the additional cost to Scottish seafood and agricultural exporters per year of (a) customs...

      Horses: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions his Department has had with the Department for Transport on the welfare of horses in the event that their...

      Supermarkets: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with supermarket retailers on the steps retailers are taking to ensure that clinically...

      Animal Products: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the operational effect on port health authorities of the new rules and guidance...

      Assistance Animals: Pet Travel Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether his Department has carried out an equality impact assessment on the changes to pet travel rules for assistance dog...

      Sewers: Private Sector

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans his Department has to bring into force Section 42 of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 and adopt all...

      Biodiversity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to help restore the UK’s biodiversity; and if he will make a statement.

      Flood Re

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions he has had with the Financial Conduct Authority on the role of Flood Re in the flood insurance market...

      Supermarkets: Packaging

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with supermarkets on reducing their usage of non-recyclable packaging for foodstuffs.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when he plans to respond to the letter from the hon. Member for West Lancashire of 20 October 2020 on watercourse...

      Dredging: West Lancashire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness and adequacy of the Environment Agency's £175,000 spend on desilting...

      Fires: Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of bringing forward additional legislation to regulate...

      Water Treatment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to Answer of 21 July 2020 to Question 75425, what steps she has taken to progress work with the industry to ensure...

      Flood Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is planning to take in response to the National Audit Office report on Managing the risks of flooding and...

      Agricultural Products: UK Trade with EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate he has made of the volume of (a) food and (b) agricultural goods normally (i) imported and (ii) exported...

      Assistance Animals: Dogs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to requirements for travel between Great Britain and Northern Ireland from 1 January 20201, whether his...

      Zoo Animals Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policy on the £100 million Zoo Animals Fund of (a) the fund...

      Agriculture: Seasonal Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions her Department has had with (a) migrant representative organisations and (b) trade unions to assist (i) the...

      Assistance Animals: Pet Travel Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate he has made of the total additional annual cost to pet and assistance dog owners of obtaining documents for...

      Animals: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to his Department's planned consultation on ending live animal exports for slaughter and the proposals in...

      Agriculture: Seasonal Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Seasonal Agricultural Workers pilot scheme; and when he plans to...

      Food: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he plans to take to protect against potential increases in prices on (a) baby food, (b) infant formula and (c)...

      Supermarkets: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions he has had with supermarket retailers on ensuring that clinically extremely vulnerable people are not being...

      Pet Travel Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will publish the (a) UK’s applications to the European Commission for part-one listed status under the EU Pet...

      Food: Labelling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, on what date he plans to launch his consultation on food labelling; whether he plans to (a) include questions on associated...

      Food Supply

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans he has to ensure the equitable distribution of food in the event that food volumes crossing the English Channel...

      Animal Products: UK Trade with EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the EU has agreed to list the UK as a third country from which it will accept exports of food and other products of...

      Pet Travel Scheme: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether Great Britain is included in the (a) Part 1 list, (b) Part 2 list or (c) Unlisted category for the purposes of...

      Pet Travel Scheme: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether cats, dogs or ferrets require tapeworm treatment if travelling for non-commercial purposes from (a) Northern Ireland...

      Pet Travel Scheme: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether Northern Ireland is included in (a) part 1 list ,(b) part 2 list or is (c) unlisted for the purpose of moving of...

      Horses: Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he plans to communicate to horse owners the new rules on importing and exporting horses after the transition period.

      Horses: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans he has in place to safeguard the welfare of horses in transit due for export in the event of delays at the border...

      Assistance Animals: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what restrictions and travel authorisation requirements will apply to assistance dogs travelling from (a) Northern Ireland...

      Horses: Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effect of new EU trading relations on the ease with which horses can be imported and...

      Pet Travel Scheme: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether owners of more than five (a) cats, (b) dogs and (c) ferrets will be required to obtain a health certificate for that...

  • Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority

  • Attorney General

    • Immigration: Prosecutions

      To ask the Attorney General, pursuant to the Answer of 15 December 2020 to Question 128184 on Immigration: Prosecutions, if she will publish the Memorandum of Understanding agreed between the...

  • Wales Office

    • Farmers: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what discussions has he had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on funding for sheep farmers after the transition period in the event of the UK not...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Rape: Police Cautions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people have received a police caution for rape in England and Wales in each year since 2015.

    • Prisons: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will set a target for the reduction of drugs in prisons during the lifetime of the 2019 Parliament.

      Youth Offending Teams: Probation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what estimate he has made of the number of Youth Offending Teams offering Intensive Supervision and Surveillance as part of Youth Rehabilitation Orders.

      Prison Officers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many and what proportion of prison officers are on (a) Fair and Sustainable terms and (b) closed grades, by rank.

      Prison Officers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many and what proportion of (a) Band 3 prison officers on Fair and Sustainable terms and (b) all prison officers have (i) joined and (ii) left the...

      Youth Justice

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what plans he has to (a) respond to and (b) implement the recommendations of the Twelfth Report of the Justice Committee, Children and Young People in...

      Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to ensure that the minimum age of criminal responsibility is assessed in line with the most up-to-date scientific research on...

      Youth Rehabilitation Orders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what plans he has to enact Paragraph 35 of Schedule 1 of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 to allow sentencers to review Youth...

      Prisons: Industrial Health and Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether he has made a recent assessment of the potential merits of HMPPS adopting the Safe Inside Prisons Charter from the Joint Unions in Prisons...

      Prison Officers: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 23 November 2020 to Question 119223 on Prison Officers: Coronavirus, whether prison educators are categorised as agency or...

      Prisons: Industrial Health and Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether it is his Department’s policy to permit prison management to remove trade union health and safety posters from staff rooms in prisons.

      Prisons: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether vulnerable (a) prison staff and (b) prisoners will be prioritised for receipt of the covid-19 vaccine; and if he will make a statement.

      Prisons: Crimes of Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many and what proportion of assaults (a) between prisoners and (b) against staff were committed during education activities in (i) YOI institutions...

      Prisons: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what prediction Public Health England made of the number of deaths on the prison estate at the start of the covid-19 outbreak; and how many deaths there...

      HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Weapons

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the answer of 7 December 2020 to question 122689 on HMCTS: Weapons, how many (a) arrests were made and (b) prosecutions were commenced as a...

      Personal Independence Payment: Epilepsy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many and what proportion of personal independence payment claimants with epilepsy have had their claim accepted at appeal following an initial rejection.

      Probate

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to reduce the length of time taken for a Grant of Probate to be issued.

      Debt Collection: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what guidance he has issued on the taking control of goods by enforcement agents for the duration of national covid-19 restrictions in England.

      Legal Aid Scheme: Companies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will take steps to support legal aid firms during the covid-19 outbreak.

      Judges: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary State for Justice, what steps his Department is taking to support fee-paid judges who have not earned enough this year to repay the loan offered by the judicial hardship fund.

      Victim Support Schemes: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will publish a breakdown of the £40 million in funding for victim services announced in the Spending Review 2020.

      Cafcass

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the decision by the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass) of 23 November 2020 to allocate only the highest...

      Courts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 9 September 2020 to Question 81888 on Courts: Video Conferencing, whether his Department holds data on the number of in-person...

      Courts: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 23 June 2020 to Question 61493 on Courts: Disability, what his timetable is for collecting data relating to disabled court...

      Administration of Justice: ICT

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what budget provisions he has made for the implementation of the recommendations in the report entitled Digital Justice: HMCTS data strategy and...

  • Cabinet Office

    • Port Infrastructure Fund

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what discussions his Department had with (a) Hutchinson Port Holdings, (b) the hon. Member for Epsom and Ewell...

    • Voting Rights: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether his Department plans to bring forward legislative proposals to grant British citizens living abroad...

      Military Operations: Parliamentary Scrutiny

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to allow Members of Parliament an explicit vote in advance of...

      Duty Free Allowances: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will publish further information on duty free arrangements for Northern Ireland to and from (a) Great...

      Elections: Proof of Identity

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 18 December 2020 to Question 128204 on Elections: Proof of Identity, whether expired...

      UK Trade with EU: Procurement

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the new procurement provisions in the UK-EU Trade and...

      Proxy Voting: Proof of Identity

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the voter ID plan on proxy voting.

      UK Internal Trade: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the number of categories of goods that may face restrictions moving from Great...

      Voting Rights: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of extending the length of time in which...

      Females: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate his Department has made of the number of women who have left the workforce as a result of the...

      Census: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps the Government is taking to ensure the 2021 Census is covid-secure.

      Local Government: Elections

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the answer of 1 October 2020 to Question 94353, and with reference to the covid-19 outbreak, what...

      Prime Minister: Redundancy Pay

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much has been paid in termination payments to employees who left employment in the Prime Minister's Office...

      UK Internal Trade: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what advice the Government has published on non-freight trade travelling from Great Britain to Northern...

      Government Departments: Databases

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 15 December 2020 to Question 128167 on Government Departments: Databases, which...

      Cabinet Office: Internet and Telephone Services

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, which of her Department's dedicated (a) telephone helpline and (b) email service individuals and companies...

      Imports: Ethics

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps he has taken to ensure the Government does not procure (a) cotton from Xinjiang and (b) other...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Football: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to offer additional emergency financial support to non–professional football clubs whose competition participation has been suspended...

  • Department for Transport

    • Eurostar: Government Assistance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to reports about the finances of Eurostar International Ltd, what steps they are taking to support that company; what discussions they have had...

    • Ports: Facilities

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what additional (1) toilet, (2) refreshment, and (3) rest, arrangements they have made for individuals, including bus passengers, in preparation for any increased...

      Tyres: Safety Measures

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 are applicable to vehicles operated by the Ministry of Defence; and if not, (1) why...

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Joint Biosecurity Centre

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to publish (1) the terms of reference, (2) leadership and personnel, and (3) the outcome of deliberations, of the Joint Biosecurity Centre...

    • Home Care Services: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what data they collect on the number of (1) homecare workers, and (2) people who receive care in their own homes, who have tested positive for COVID-19.

      Coronavirus: Hospitals

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, for each NHS Nightingale Hospital, what was the cost of (1) acquiring, building and converting the space to be used as a hospital, (2) running the hospital since...

      Hospitals: Greater London

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they plan (1) to re-equip, and (2) to open, the NHS Nightingale hospital in London so that patients with COVID-19 can be admitted.

      Coronavirus: Hospitals

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to put all of the NHS Nightingale hospitals into operation so that patients with COVID-19 can be admitted.

      Coronavirus: Italy

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the article by Giovanni Apolone et al Unexpected detection of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in the prepandemic period in Italy,...

      Patients: Hearing Impairment

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the special needs of people with hearing loss in NHS hospitals when they are (1) acutely ill, and (2) at risk of death.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Low Incomes

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what key (1) economic, and (2) health, indicators?they plan to use to inform their planned?assessment of how best to support low-income families; and whether such...

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