Written answers

Wednesday, 31 March 2021

  • Department for Transport

    • Transport: East Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make a comparative assessment of the Government's per capita transport spending in (a) the East Midlands and (b) Lincolnshire in relation...

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Iron and Steel: Manufacturing Industries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to support demonstration...

    • Redundancy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to monitor the number of redundancies made from a pool of one; and what assessment...

      Products: Internet

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of strengthening consumer protections in respect of...

      Free Zones

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent discussions he has had with the British Ceramic Confederation on the effect of Government policy on...

      Hospitality Industry: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, for what reasons there will be a requirement when hospitality businesses reopen as covid-19 lockdown measures are eased...

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Food: Marketing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to his Department's Tackling Obesity strategy, published in July 2020, what assessment he has made of the potential...

    • Eating Disorders: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to improve the retention rate of (a) psychiatrists, (b) nurses and (c) psychologists in NHS eating...

      Eating Disorders: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate his Department has made of the cost to the public purse per patient of delivering one round of (a) outpatient and...

      Eating Disorders: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what additional funding has been provided from the public purse to NHS eating disorder services in response to the effects of the...

      Eating Disorders: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions he has held with (a) clinicians, (b) representatives of charities and (c) campaigners concerned with eating...

      Eating Disorders: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether a full cost analysis has been undertaken of how much it costs NHS eating disorder services to adhere to NICE guidance on the...

      Health Services: Students

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with NHS England on establishing student-facing health services set out in the NHS Long Term Plan.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what initiatives he has supported to (a) target public health messages and (b) tackle vaccine misinformation to improve the take-up of...

      Dental Services: Elmet and Rothwell

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that residents living in Elmet and Rothwell constituency are able to access a NHS dentist.

      Hepatitis: Prisons

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of funding the provision of hepatitis C diagnostic testing machines to prisons to...

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to support (a) Public Health England and (b) its replacement the National Institute for Health...

      PHE Harlow

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to the support the delivery of public health solutions at the new public health science campus at Harlow.

      Learning Disability: Nurses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking under the NHS Long Term Plan to increase the number of learning disability nurses employed in NHS trusts in England.

      Coronavirus: Schools

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of schools and colleges were provided with covid-19 tests for use on 8 March 2021 in England.

      Coronavirus: Contact Tracing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of covid-19 contact tracing is provided by (a) outsourced companies through NHS Test and Trace and (b) local authorities;...

      Coronavirus: Databases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the value for money of awarding contracts to both BAE Systems and Palantir Technology for the...

      Coronavirus: Hospitals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will provide an estimate of the staffing levels at each of the Nightingale hospitals.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the limitations of vaccine passports for people who have been vaccinated against covid-19.

      Social Services: Reform

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions he has with Cabinet colleagues on a timetable for publishing proposals for reform of adult social care.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of vaccine passports.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that people with a severe mental illness, including those who do not have a diagnosis of...

  • Department for Education

    • Department for Education: Chief Scientific Advisers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many meetings he had with his Department’s Chief Scientific Adviser from (a) 1 March 2020 to 31 May 2020, (b) 1 June 2020 to 31 August 2020,...

    • Financial Services: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent assessment his Department has made of the adequacy of provision of financial education at a primary education level; and if his Department...

      Children: Literacy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of the aims of the Turn on the Subtitles campaign that encourages television companies...

      Educational Visits: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when schools will be able to start taking pupils on residential trips as covid-19 restrictions are eased.

      Remote Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the difficulties facing parents who are working from home and supporting school-age children with remote learning.

      Education: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to page six of the guidance published by his Department in March 2021 entitled Face coverings in education, what reasonable adjustments...

      Maintained Schools: Collective Worship

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that a daily act of worship is taking place in every maintained school.

      Remote Education: ICT

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many laptops, iPads and other IT and broadband support has been given to schools and other education providers during the covid-19 outbreak.

      Pupils: Hearing Impairment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to ensure that deaf children are not disadvantaged by the use of face coverings in classrooms during the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Criminal Proceedings: Legal Aid Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the criminal legal aid spend of his Department was in financial years (a) 2018-19, (b) 2019-20 and (c) 2020-21.

    • Funerals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, which Government Department has responsibility for the funeral and death care sector.

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • Tajikistan: Religious Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent steps his Department has taken to support freedom of religion in Tajikistan.

    • Venezuela: Press Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent steps his Department has taken to support freedom of the press in Venezuela.

      Turkmenistan: Religious Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent steps his Department has taken to support freedom of religion in Turkmenistan.

      Sudan: Religious Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent steps his Department has taken to support freedom of religion in Sudan.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Nuclear Submarines: Devonport Dockyard

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Integrated Review, published on 16 March 2021, when he plans the first retired Devonport-based nuclear submarine to be recycled.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Unemployment: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what (a) recent assessment she has made of trends in the level of unemployment amongst 16 to 35 year olds and (b) steps her Department is...

    • Social Security Benefits: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 16 March 2021 to Question 166490 on Social Security Benefits: Disability, what additional support her Department...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Hares: Poaching

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to tackle hare poaching.

    • Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effect of extending badger cull licences on the badger population in the UK.

      Pets: Tagging

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking with Cabinet colleagues to support the incorporation of Tuks Law and Gizmo’s Law into statute.

      Horses: Animal Welfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to ensure that tethered horses are given freedom to exercise off the tether for a reasonable period...

      Horses: Animal Welfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department takes to ensure that tethered horses are inspected regularly by their owners.

      Bivalve Molluscs: UK Trade with EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he plans to use the arbitration mechanism in the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement to resolve issues exporting...

      Horses: Republic of Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many horses left the UK for the Republic of Ireland in each month from January 2020 to February 2021 inclusive.

      Bees: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to minimise the risk of importing small hive beetle into the UK.

      Bees: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the risk to the health of domestic bee colonies of the importation of honey bees.

      Hares: Poaching

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many incidents of hare poaching have been recorded in (a) South Yorkshire and (b) England since 2016.

  • Home Office

    • Clothing: Manufacturing Industries

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of the potential merits of using isotope analysis to increase the transparency of textiles supply...

    • Hate Crime: Educational Institutions

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many hate crimes have been recorded at education institutions in each of the last 10 years.

      Hamas

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions she has had with her counterparts in (a) the EU, (b) the US, (c) Canada and (d) Israel on their classification of Hamas as...

      Hamas

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department takes to distinguish between the military and political wings of Hamas; and if she will review her assessment of...

      Asylum: Applications

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to reduce applicant waiting times for decisions on asylum applications.

      Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for what reasons her Department's Migration Statistics do not capture the number of applications (a) received, (b) granted and (c) rejected...

      Police: Harlow

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to increase the number of police officers in Harlow.

      Airguns: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for what reasons the consultation on firearms safety, which closed on 16 February 2021 did not consider the registration or licensing of air...

      Greater Manchester Police

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to support the improvement of Greater Manchester Police.

      Criminal Investigation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department plans to take steps to reform the use of Release Under Investigation.

      Aviation: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on ensuring that the use of private planes during the covid-19 pandemic has not been in...

      Undocumented Migrants: Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans he has to use data collected through the Windrush Compensation Scheme to make an assessment of the revenue lost from taxation as...

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Leasehold: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department has taken to improve leaseholders’ access to redress in cases where reported...

    • Homelessness: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether women recorded as staying in women-only shelters are counted towards the total homelessness figure for England.

      Property Development: Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of the existing regulatory mechanisms for (a) property...

      Tenants' Rights: Business Premises

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department has taken to strengthen tenants' rights with respect to private commercial landlords’...

      Leasehold: Service Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what requirements are placed on freeholders to ensure transparency in the calculation of ground rent, service charges...

      Housing: Complaints

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department has taken to establish the Housing Complaints Resolution Service proposed in January 2019.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Government Departments: Procurement

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps he is taking to incorporate workplace rights and protections into Government procurement policy.

    • Veterans: Asbestos

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent assessment he has made of the number of veterans that have developed lung cancer as a result of...

  • Department for International Trade

    • Trade Agreements: Digital Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Board of Trade’s Global Britain, Local Jobs report, what steps her Department is taking through its trade agreements...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Football Index: Public Inquiries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if he will support a public inquiry into Football Index.

    • UK Youth Parliament: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, for what reasons the funding for the UK Youth Parliament has been reduced; and if he will make a statement.

      Broadband: Rural Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to his Department's press release, Government launches new £5 billion Project Gigabit, published on 19...

      Tourism: West Yorkshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department will take to ensure that the tourism industry in (a) Wakefield and (b) West Yorkshire complies with...

      Tourism: West Yorkshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department plans to take to increase the level of tourism to (a) Wakefield and (b) West Yorkshire once covid-19...

  • Department for Transport

    • High Speed 2 Railway Line: Costs

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will correct the figure for the estimated cost of the works for HS2 Phase 2a on their website page HS2 Phase 2a: High Speed Rail (West Midlands to Crewe)...

    • Railways: Exhaust Emissions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to develop (1) ultra light, and (2) very light, rail to achieve decarbonised transport; what assessment they have made of the (a) efficiency,...

      Travel: Concessions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether disabled persons' (1) railcards, and (2) bus passes, are only valid for use after 9.30am; and if so, (a) why, and (b) what assessment they have made...

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Aerospace Industry: Manufacturing Industries

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of the financial support they provided to the aerospace sector during the COVID-19 pandemic was allocated to aerospace manufacturers in...

    • Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the devolved administrations about (1) the reduction in the number of available COVID-19 vaccines during April, and (2) the...

      Industrial Strategy Council

      To ask Her Majesty's Government why they decided to disband the Industrial Strategy Council; and what plans they have to replace it with another independent body.

      Industry: Policy

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the impact, and (2) the effectiveness, of the Industrial Strategy.

      Universities: China

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the conclusion in the report by King's College London and the Harvard Kennedy School The China question: managing risks and...

      Research: China

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the conclusions in the report by King's College London and the Harvard Kennedy School The China question: managing risks and...

      Universities: China

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the conclusion in the report by King's College London and the Harvard Kennedy School The China question: managing risks and...

      Universities: China

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the conclusion in the report by King's College London and the Harvard Kennedy School The China question: managing risks and...

      Overseas Students: China

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what risk assessment they have conducted of students from China undertaking research in universities which are carrying out research connected with (1) critical...

      Higher Education and Research: China

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the conclusion in the report by King's College London and the Harvard Kennedy School The China question: managing risks and...

      Industry: Departmental Responsibilities

      To ask Her Majesty's Government which department leads on the Industrial Strategy; whether that department will continue to lead that strategy (1) during the next financial year, and (2) to the...

      UK Endorsement Board

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Henley on 26 April 2018 (HL7046), whether they will require the UK Endorsement Board to publish terms of reference that...

      Company Accounts

      To ask Her Majesty's Government which (1) sections of the Companies Act 2006, or (2) regulations made under that Act, outline (a) the accounting treatment, and (b) the disclosure requirements,...

      Investment Income

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Callanan on 27 October 2020 (HL9157), whether they will provide (1) the names of the “Several bodies” who...

      Insolvency

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of businesses subject to pre-pack administration survive longer than (1) five years, (2) 10 years, and (3) 15 years.

      Companies: Insolvency

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their estimate of the number of registered company insolvencies in England since March 2020, by the parliamentary constituency in which the company...

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the paper by the Public Health England Transmission Group PHE: Factors contributing to risk of SARS-CoV2 transmission in...

    • Cancer: Vaccination

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment and research they have undertaken in support of advice or guidance for (1) the treatment of, (2) evaluating the risk of, and (3) recommending the...

  • Department for Education

    • Erasmus+ Programme

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to replace the eTwinning scheme, which ended when they withdrew from the Erasmus+ programme.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Prisons: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that deaths from COVID-19 in prisons in England and Wales rose by 50 per cent in a month in December 2020; what...

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • Zimbabwe: Political Prisoners

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Zimbabwe about (1) the release, or (2) the trial, of Joanna Mamombe, Cecilia Chimbiri and Netsai Marova.

    • South Sudan: Conflict, Stability and Security Fund

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 12 March (HL13839 and HL13840), what plans they have to reduce the level of funding to...

      Mozambique: Politics and Government

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to facilitate a coordinated response from UK political, economic and faith leaders to the situation in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique; and, in...

      Cameroon: Vatican

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Ambassador of the United Kingdom to the Holy See has met the Vatican Secretary of State following the visit by Cardinal Parolin to Cameroon in...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Defence

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to (1) the government of Russia’s seizure of Crimea, and (2) the government of Azerbaijan’s attack on Nagorno-Karabakh, what plans they...

    • Marines

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the trained personnel strength of the Royal Marines on (1) 1 April 2010, (2) 1 April 2016, and (3) what do they estimate will be the trained...

      Reserve Forces

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the remarks by Baroness Goldie on 23 March (HL Deb, col 811), whether the review of reserves by Lord Lancaster of Kimbolton will cover the...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Animal Products: Imports

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to compensate companies that recruited additional qualified veterinarians to administer checks on meat and dairy products entering the...

    • Sites of Special Scientific Interest

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what compensation they provide, if any, to commoners when Natural England make a decision that curtails economic activity on a common on the basis that it contains...

  • Home Office

    • Crimes against the Person

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they will take to protect adults who fear assault.

    • Hate Crime: Gender

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the statement by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 17 March (HL Deb, col 371), that “on an experimental basis” they “will ask police...

      Metropolitan Police: Misconduct

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar on 16 March (HL Deb, col 167), what discussions they have had with the Independent Office for Police...

      Police: Recruitment

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many police officers have been recruited as part of the campaign to recruit 20,000 additional police officers, announced on 5 September 2019.

      Wiltshire Police: Misconduct

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar on 16 March (HL Deb, col 168), what independent public scrutiny of Operation Conifer has been carried out.

      Fraud: City of London Police

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the City of London Police Fraud unit has received any (1) sponsorship, or (2) funding, from Lloyds Banking Group.

      National Economic Crime Centre: Lloyds Banking Group

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the National Economic Crime Centre of the National Crime Agency has received any (1) sponsorship, or (2) funding, from Lloyds Banking Group.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Census: Judicial Review

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what costs were incurred by (1) the UK Statistics Authority, and (2) the Cabinet Office, in the judicial review proceedings against the UK Statistics Authority...

  • Treasury

    • Financial Ombudsman Service: Credit

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the Financial Ombudsman Service about (1) the Ombudsman's mass claims unit, and (2) the affordability...

    • Greensill: Money Laundering

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they had with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) about Greensill Capital and anti-money laundering regulations; and on what dates the FCA...

      Greensill

      To ask Her Majesty's Government on what dates capital adequacy and stress tests were carried out on Greensill Capital; and what the outcome was of those checks.

      Bank Services and Billing: Older People

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the digitalisation of banking and billing services on elderly people.

      Ogier: Fines

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the tax tribunal judgment in Odey Asset Management LLP and others v HMRC [2021] UKFTT 31 (TC), what penalties have been levied upon Ogier Trustee...

      Large Goods Vehicle Drivers: Taxation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact the revised tax legislation which takes effect next month will have on the ability of HGV drivers to remain self-employed.

      SME Brexit Support Fund

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when is the earliest date that applicants can expect to receive funding from the SME Brexit Support Fund.

      Wyelands Bank

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Bank of England has required Wyelands Bank to return all deposits or a category of deposits; if so, when; whether Wyelands remains an approved bank on...

      SME Brexit Support Fund

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether there is provision for SME Brexit Support Fund grants to be applied retroactively to cover adjustments put in place by businesses before the funding became...

      SME Brexit Support Fund

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the benefits to businesses of receiving funding from the SME Brexit Support Fund (1) at any time, and (2) after the impending...

      Political Parties: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government which political parties have claimed (1) furlough payments, or (2) other emergency funding related to the COVID-19 pandemic, since March 2020; and what amount was...

      Courier Services: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of Great Britain to Northern Ireland parcel delivery services; and what assessment they have made of the impact...

      Greensill

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what records they have of (1) the dates of meetings between the Financial Conduct Authority, the directors of Greensill Capital, and that company’s auditors,...

      SME Brexit Support Fund

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the earliest date by which applicants can expect to receive funding from the SME Brexit Support Fund.

      SME Brexit Support Fund

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when the SME Brexit Support Fund will open to applicants.

      SME Brexit Support Fund

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the maximum gross amount available to applicants through the SME Brexit Support Fund.

      SME Brexit Support Fund

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether small and medium-sized enterprises (1) that were trading with the EU prior to 1 January, and (2) that trade with other countries, will be eligible for...

      EY: Tax Avoidance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the judgment by the Court of Appeal in the case of GDF Suez Teesside Led v Revenue And Customs [2018] EWCA Civ 2075 on 5 October 2018, what action they...

      Small Businesses: Corporation Tax

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of planned corporation tax increases on the profitability of small businesses.

      Small Businesses: Pay

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the number of small business owners who have foregone their personal salaries to provide additional investment for their...

      Corporation Tax: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans, if any, they have to devolve responsibility for corporation tax to the Northern Ireland Executive; what assessment they have made of the expected...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ratify the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.

    • Football Index

      To ask Her Majesty's Government on what dates capital adequacy and stress tests were carried out by the UK Gambling Commission on Football Index; and what the outcome was of those checks.

      Football: World Cup

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the Northern Ireland Executive about the joint bid for hosting the FIFA Men's World Cup in 2030.

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