Written answers

Friday, 19 February 2021

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Department of Health and Social Care: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many officials in their Department were dedicated to their Department's responsibilities associated with the delivery of the...

    • Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to engage with BAME communities to tackle vaccine hesitancy.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, which private companies are involved with the logistics and transportation of covid-19 vaccines; and what role each such company has in...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to monitor the effectiveness of different covid-19 vaccines in different age groups.

      Carers: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of providing covid-19 testing and personal protective equipment to family carers on a...

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • Palestinians: Recognition of States

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the Palestinian Authority joining the Rome Statute in 2015, whether the Government recognises...

    • Palestinians: Remote Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what mechanisms are in place to monitor self-learning educational materials distributed by the UN Relief and Works...

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Coronavirus: Prohibition Notices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many prohibition notices for each sector have been served by the Health and Safety Executive to employers for breaching covid-19 safety.

  • Home Office

    • Offences against Children: Convictions

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the implications for her policies of the increase in the number of convictions for sexual offences against...

  • Department for International Trade

    • Trade Agreements: Maldives

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what steps her Department is taking to establish equivalent trading agreements between Maldives and the UK as exist with similar...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Musicians: Visas and Work Permits

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had since 1 January with (1) the EU, and (2) individual EU Member States about introducing work permits and visas to enable UK musicians...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Suicide: Terminal Illnesses

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with coroners about the number of people with terminal illnesses who die as a result of suicide per year.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Suicide: Terminal Illnesses

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the proportion of deaths per year recorded as suicide where the person had been diagnosed with a terminal illness.

    • UK Internal Trade: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the existing flexibilities and procedures for problem solving contained within the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland, in...

      Census: Staff

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what will be the duties of those employed to carry out the census canvass in May 2021.

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Genito-urinary Medicine: Females

      To ask Her Majesty's Government why they are drafting a sexual and reproductive health strategy separately from a broader women’s health strategy.

    • Speech and Language Therapy: Expenditure

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the recommendation in the report by Children's Commissioner for England Still not safe: The public health response to youth...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people in total have referred themselves for a NHS COVID-19 test; and what estimate they have made of the percentage of those people who...

      Care Homes: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the decision for inspectors from the Care Quality Commission to be permitted to visit care homes without having undergone a...

      Gender Recognition: Children

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust Gender identity services: inspection report, published on 20...

      Palliative Care

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure patients continue to receive palliative care in the event that the hospice in which the patient is receiving treatment is forced to...

      Rehabilitation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made towards producing a cross-addiction strategy which includes consideration of alcohol addiction.

      Coronavirus: Homelessness

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many homeless people have been admitted to hospital with COVID-19 in England.

      General Practitioners: Asylum and Migrants

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what funding has been provided to local authorities (1) to support (a) asylum seekers, (b) refugees, and (c) migrants, to register with a GP, and (2) to...

      Mental Illness: Children

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether there has been an increase in the number of children arriving in accident and emergency departments with mental health issues since the start of the...

      Protective Clothing: Contracts

      To ask Her Majesty's Government which contracts they awarded to Ayanda Capital for the provision of personal protection equipment; what was the total value of such contracts; and what value of...

      Health Services: Females

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to create a comprehensive women’s health strategy which includes provisions for (1) improving sexual and reproductive health, and (2)...

      Coronavirus: Cumbria

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to align the COVID-19 restriction level in Ulverston, Cumbria, with Barrow-in-Furness.

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