Written answers

Wednesday, 10 February 2021

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Huntington's Disease: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that patients with Huntington’s disease can access a wide range of NHS healthcare to manage their...

    • Children: Day Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will have discussions with the Chancellor of the Exchequer and Secretary of State for Education on the potential merits of...

      Maternity Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that the normal standard of pregnancy care continues during the covid-19 outbreak.

      Coronavirus: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of whether social media influencers should be permitted to travel abroad on employment grounds.

      Mental Health Services: Nurses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many Mental Health Nurses there were in Yorkshire and the Humber region in (a) 2010 and (b) 2020.

      Coronavirus: Babies and Parents

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether parent and baby groups are permitted to meet during the January 2021 covid-19 lockdown restrictions; and what guidance his...

      Dentistry: Re-employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 28 January 2021 to Question 140762, whether retired dentists who cannot re-register are unable to take a...

  • Department for Education

    • Schools: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what additional financial support his Department is allocating to schools to help with cleaning and testing costs incurred as a result of the covid-19...

    • Vocational Education: Assessments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what measures he plans to put in place to assess students studying for BTEC exams in 2021.

      Vocational Education: Assessments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will set out his Department’s timeframe to respond to the consultation on alternative arrangements for the award of VTQs and other general...

      Extended Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will make financial support available to playscheme and breakfast club providers during the covid-19 outbreak.

      School Meals: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will provide a list of (a) primary, (b) secondary, (c) academy and (d) free schools whose pupils are being provided with food packages by Chartwells.

  • Treasury

    • Beer: Excise Duties

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of reducing beer duty to taxation levels in other European countries.

    • Self-Employed and Small Businesses: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what long-term plans his Department has to support small businesses and self-employed people throughout and after the period of covid-19 lockdown...

      Hospitality Industry and Procurement: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the (a) level of support provided to (i) the hospitality sector and (ii) its supply chains during the third covid-19...

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • Plea Bargaining: USA

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the effect on the rights of UK citizens facing trial in US courts of the...

    • Developing Countries: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps he is taking to strengthen domestic healthcare systems in developing countries and increase the...

      Hong Kong: British National (Overseas)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what further steps the Government can take to protect BNO passport holders who do not wish to move from Hong Kong.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Africa: Armed Forces

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many armed forces personnel from (a) Ghana, (b) Uganda, (c) Ethiopia, (d) Tanzania, (e) Somalia, (f) Nigeria, (g) South Africa and (h) Mali trained...

    • Navy and Merchant Shipping

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to (a) commemorate Merchant Navy Day on 3 September and (b) promote the links between the Royal Navy and the...

  • Home Office

    • Prime Minister: Official Cars

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to ensure that the Prime Minister's vehicle is manufactured in the UK.

  • Department for International Trade

    • Trade Agreements: NHS

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what safeguards are in place to ensure that the (a) price of drugs and (b) NHS including its services and patient data are not compromised...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Internet: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when he plans to introduce the Online Safety Bill.

  • Department for Transport

    • Electric Vehicles: Charging Points

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the provision of facilities for recharging batteries of electric vehicles to households which do not have space to charge the...

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to rollout the combined Oxford/AstraZeneca Sputnik V vaccine, and on what scale, in the event that tests show that these vaccines...

    • Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that (1) rough sleepers, (2) homeless people, and (3) illegal immigrants not registered with a GP, are offered COVID-19...

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