Written answers

Thursday, 29 April 2021

  • Department for Transport

    • Roads: Freight

      Whether he has undertaken an assessment of the adequacy of road transport provision for international freight traffic in East Kent; and if he will make a statement.

    • Road Traffic Control

      What plans the Government has to bring forward legislative proposals to enable residents of Low Traffic Neighbourhoods to vote on those schemes.

      Buses

      What steps the Government is taking to ensure the long-term security of the coach sector.

      Shipping: Exhaust Emissions

      What steps his Department is taking to support a green maritime sector in the UK.

      High Speed 2 Railway Line

      What recent progress has been made on HS2.

      Bus Services: Fares

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 22 April 2021 to Question 183124, what assessment he has made of the level of funding necessary to make flat fares the norm...

      Traffic Management Act 2004

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether there has been any Parliamentary or Government review of the operation and effectiveness of the Traffic Management Act 2004.

      Bus Services: Public Consultation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 22 April 2021 to Question 183125 on bus services, what plans he has for a public consultation on the meaning of socially...

      Roads: Construction and Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential for introducing low-carbon materials into road building and road maintenance programmes.

      Bus Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to restore confidence in domestic coach travel as covid-19 lockdown restrictions are eased.

      Cycling: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what funding his Department has made available from the public purse to support cycle (a) hire and (b) repair programmes in the West Midlands.

      Highways England: Biodiversity and Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions he has had with representatives of Highways England on its progress on meeting its performance indicators on (a) reducing...

  • Department for Education

    • Pioneer Academy: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what financial assistance his Department has provided to the Pioneer Academy following that academy's agreement to sponsor Moulsecoomb Primary School.

    • Pioneer Academy: Timothy Rowe

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether his Department has received any correspondence on the appointment of Timothy Rowe as regional director of the Pioneer Academy.

      Pioneer Academy: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much total funding his Department awarded to the Pioneer Academy.

      Pioneer Academy: Complaints

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether his Department has received any complaints of any form about the Pioneer Academy.

      Financial Services: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to ensure that schools deliver adequate financial education, including on debt management.

      Gender Based Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what his policy is on the provision of education on preventing violence against women and girls.

      School Exclusions Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what progress he has made in implementing the recommendations of the Timpson Review on school exclusions.

      Pupils: English Language

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what information his Department holds on the proportion of pupils for whom English is not their first language at home.

      Schools: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans he has to update guidance on wearing masks in secondary school classrooms as covid-19 restrictions are eased.

      Assessments: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what additional resources will be provided to schools and colleges to allow teachers the capacity during the summer 2021 term to carry out the...

      Schools: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions he has had with Public Health England on determining the appropriate size of a bubble in schools during the covid-19 outbreak; and if...

      English Language: Remote Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of home schooling and social distancing during the covid-19 outbreak on children's...

      Assessments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when he plans to announce arrangements for (a) SATS, (b) GCSE, (c) A-level and (d) BTEC examinations in the 2021-22 academic year.

      Pupils: Registration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of primary and secondary school pupils anticipated to re-enrol on the school register in September 2020 re-enrolled on...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when he plans to respond to the enquiry from the hon. Member for High Peak of 2 June 2020, reference RL6297.

      Pupil Exclusions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many pupils were removed from school admissions registers in the most recent academic year for the reason that they were continually absent from...

      Pupils: Registration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent estimate he has made of the number of children who have dropped off the school register in September 2020.

      Home Education: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent steps has he taken to ensure the quality of education for children who are home schooled.

      Primary Education: Admissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what his policy is on amending the school admissions code to enable summer-born children to start reception at five years old.

      Pre-school Education: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to ensure that private early years providers do not charge top-up fees to parents entitled to free childcare under the Free...

      Overseas Students: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans his Department has to support international students enrolling onto higher education courses in the UK at the start of the 2021-22 academic...

      Students: 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 prioritisation for covid-19 vaccination of university...

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Clean Technology Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much Overseas Development Assistance funding his Department allocated to the Clean Technology Fund in 2020-21; and...

    • Energy Intensive Industries: Biofuels

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of the Green Gas Levy volumetric charges on the operations of gas...

      Park Homes: Energy Supply

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with representatives of Mobile Home Park owners on energy resellers as defined by OFGEM, in...

      Electricity: Billing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent discussions he has had with Ofgem on the potential effect on electricity bills of voltage optimisation.

      Housing: Natural Gas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what his policy is on the reduction or elimination of the use of natural gas for domestic heating and cooking; and what...

      Renewable Energy: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how the Government plans to support the uptake of renewable energy projects while also stabilising their costs on the...

      Wind Power: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of ringfencing a portion of CfD Round 4 funding...

      Deep Sea Mining: Reviews

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Government's cross departmental evidence review on deep sea mining, if he will publish the (a)...

      Deep Sea Mining: Reviews

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Government's cross-departmental review on deep sea mining, if he will provide the names of the...

      Aviation and Shipping: Carbon Budgets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Government’s acceptance of the Climate Change Committee’s recommendation on the Sixth...

      Environment Protection: Job Creation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the data-set released by the Green New Deal UK group on 19 April 2021 and based on the European...

      Renewable Energy: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what cost benefit assessment his Department has made on the potential merits of increasing support to community energy...

      Post Offices: ICT

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans his Department has to establish a judicial inquiry into the Horizon Post Office scandal.

      Horticulture: Job Creation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to support the creation of smallholder and community-led horticulture jobs in (a)...

      Business Premises: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what support and guidance on ventilation during the covid-19 outbreak is being made available to businesses.

      Facebook: Advertising

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the (a) implications for his policies of the judgement in the US case of DZ Reserve et...

      Remote Working: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking with trade unions to protect workers employed by large businesses against unfair treatment...

      Summertime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of making daylight saving time permanent.

      Local Government Finance: Job Creation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what additional funding he plans to allocate to local authorities to support the creation of new jobs in the low-carbon...

      Employment Agencies: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to ensure umbrella companies comply with legislation on the payment of holiday pay.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what progress has been on the establishment of the Centre for Process Innovation that will support the creation of a...

      Help to Grow Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what software is approved for the 50 per cent discount voucher for companies using the Help to Grow Scheme; and what...

      Bereavement Leave

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of the provision of bereavement leave to (a)...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when he plans to respond to the enquiry of 9 February 2021 from the hon. Member for High Peak with the reference RL19001.

      Horizon Europe: Quantum Technology and Space

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the potential extent to which the UK will be excluded from quantum and space...

      Research: Africa

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 30 March 2021 to Question 173012 on Africa: Research, if he will establish the number of...

      Ports: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 23 April 2021 to Question 181061 on Wind Power: Seas and Oceans, how much port infrastructure...

      Companies: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many companies are registered in (a) Sandwell and (b) the West Midlands.

      Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the UK CO2 emissions were in (a) in total and (b) per capita in (i) 1990 and (ii) 2019.

      Economic Situation: Holiday Leave

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the economic consequences of annual leave entitlement not taken by employees...

      EU Grants and Loans: Iron and Steel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will ringfence levies paid by the steel sector into the EU Research Fund for Coal and Steel and returned from the...

      Employment Agencies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will ban the practice of recruitment agencies asking for incentives to recommend contractors to an umbrella company.

      Employment Agencies: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to ensure umbrella companies comply with legislation on the payment of holiday pay.

      Foreign Investment in UK: National Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the National Security and Investment: Sectors in Scope of the Mandatory Regime, published March 2021,...

      Unite: Annual Reports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 23 April 2021 to Question 180920 on Unite: Annual Reports, for what reason it was not...

      Overseas Aid: China

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much Official Development Assistance his Department plans to allocate to projects in China in 2021.

      Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate and National Minimum Wage Enforcement Unit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will publish a classification of the matters being investigated by the (a) Employment Standards Agency...

      Electric Vehicles: Batteries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when funding from the latest round of The Faraday Institute's Battery Challenge will be awarded.

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Food: Advertising

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with relevant stakeholders on the potential effect of a six month implementation period on businesses...

    • Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress he is making on increasing the proportion of lateral flow tests being used that are UK-made.

      NHS: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what Supply Chain Coordination Ltd's policy is on the procurement of products and services where the production has involved child...

      NHS: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish details of contracts with Ansell Ltd for the supply of personal protective equipment to the NHS, including (a) when...

      Coronavirus: Contact Tracing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to further extend the contract with Serco for NHS test and trace; and whether a further extension will breach the...

      Coronavirus: Contact Tracing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the cost to the public purse is of the contract with Serco for NHS test and trade for the (a) initial 14-week period and (b) all...

      Health Services: South Yorkshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of changes to the Integrated Care System boundary in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw on...

      Nurses: Vacancies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to contact NHS nurses on maternity leave to request their assistance in filling vacancies.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation: advice on priority groups for COVID-19 vaccination, published on 2...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of using (a) bingo halls and (b) other currently unoccupied venues for...

      Heart Diseases: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect of (a) delays to people seeking care and (b) reduced access to routine tests and treatments...

      Health Services: Rehabilitation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to improve rehabilitation services for patients through the (a) NHS Constitution and (b) NHS Long Term Plan.

      Nurses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the support available to nursing staff working in the independent sector; and what comparative assessment...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that covid-19 quarantine hotels (a) make halal food available for Muslim guests and (b) help those...

      Travel: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to reduce the cost of PCR tests required for travel.

      Dermatology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to improve dermatology waiting times; and whether his Department has made an assessment of the...

      Dermatology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what additional support his Department is providing to dermatology services in 2021.

      Dermatology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the implications for his policies of the 23 recommendations in the Dermatology Getting it...

      Suicide

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to improve mental health support to reduce levels of suicide in (a) South West London and (b) England.

      Dermatology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timetable is for publishing the Getting It Right First Time dermatology national specialty report.

      Contact Tracing: Computer Software

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the answer of 20 January 2021 to Question 134587 on Contact Tracing: Computer Software, for what reason the Government is not...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to his Department's Lateral Flow Device Specificity in Phase 4 (Post Marketing) Surveillance report, what steps he has...

      Coronavirus: Contact Tracing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish a list of participating councils in the local test and trace scheme; what the (a) conditions and (b) timescale were of...

      Accident and Emergency Departments: Weather

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans are in place to ensure that NHS emergency departments are prepared for Winter 2021-22.

      Nurses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many NHS nurses there are in each region; and how many vacancies for NHS nurses there are in each region.

      Coronavirus: Contact Tracing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how long the contract with Serco for NHS test and trace has been extended beyond the initial 14-week period.

      NHS: Ventilators

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many ventilators were built by Dyson for the NHS; and how many of those ventilators were used.

      NHS: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what information he holds on Supply Chain Coordination Limited's policy on the procurement of products that contain cotton from Xinjiang,...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the relationship between the prevalence of covid-19 and the number of lateral flow tests required...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate his Department has made of the rate of false negatives produced by lateral flow covid tests.

      Health Services and Social Services: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what (a) financial and (b) other steps his Department is taking to support the health and social care workforce in (i) Coventry, (ii) the...

      NHS: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish details of the contracts with Unispace Global Ltd to supply the NHS with personal protective equipment including (a)...

      Business: Data Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidance the Government has provided to businesses to ensure effective data protection in the collection of customer information and...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether people will receive penalties for not taking the (a) Day 2 and (b) Day 8 covid-19 tests under the Test to Release scheme due to...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what data his Department holds on the number of passengers who have not received a covid-19 test kit within agreed time frames from...

      Coronavirus: Contact Tracing

      To ask the the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that people who do not have a mobile device are able to check in at venues with the NHS covid-19 app.

      Neurofibromatosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he has taken to (a) improve care for people affected by Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1) and (b) raise awareness of NF1 since...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress he is making on procuring saliva tests to detect covid-19.

      Coronavirus: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the (a) scientific and (b) medical basis for the decision to include (i) Angola, (ii) Qatar and (iii) the UAE on the...

      Medicine: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of ensuring that (a) student finance and (b) NHS bursaries are available for people...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what financial support his Department is providing to travellers on low incomes with limited savings that are required to pay for a...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to respond to the letter dated 4 December 2020 from the hon. Member for West Lancashire, reference ZA54741, regarding a...

      Ipswich Hospital: Colchester Hospital

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect of the merger of Ipswich and Colchester hospitals on (a) the effectiveness of Ipswich hospital...

      Coronavirus: Pre-school Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 22 March 2021 to Question 167938, on Coronavirus: Screening, how many covid-19 cases there have been in early...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what information his Department monitors in advance of adding or removing a company from the Government's approved list of providers for...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 3 March 2021 to Question 158899, and the letter from Baroness Harding and Mr David Williams CB to the Chair of...

      Coronavirus: Contact Tracing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he has taken to ensure that the NHS covid-19 contact tracing app complies with the provisions of the General Data Protection...

      Coronavirus: Contact Tracing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what data protection measures are in place for the NHS covid-19 contact tracing app.

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of the £1,750 quarantine fee paid by travellers goes towards accommodation costs.

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many staff are working in hotels used for hotel quarantine; and of those how many have been vaccinated against covid-19.

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reason UK residents returning from abroad are required to pay for the two compulsory covid-19 tests that are required during the...

      NHS Test and Trace

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of NHS Test and Trace emails sent to people have included technical errors in each of the last 12 weeks.

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department made an assessment of the potential effect of his hotel quarantine policy on covid-19 (a) infection and (b) death...

      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.

      Travel Restrictions: Pakistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what criteria is used when deciding whether a country should be added to the covid-19 red list; and if he will publish the evidence used...

      Coronavirus: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the evidence used to inform the decisions on the update to the UK travel ban red list during the covid-19 outbreak...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of removing the requirement to quarantine following international travel...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the safety of travelling to covid-19 hotel quarantine settings for people who are clinically...

      Travel: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reasons the UK placed Qatar on the red list for travel.

      Coronavirus: Travel Restrictions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the advice from the Joint Biosecurity Centre on expanding the countries on the red list travel ban to include (a)...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether there are exemptions from hotel quarantine requirements for people with a (a) medical family emergency or (b) bereavement.

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he has taken to assist people who are unable to pay for the managed quarantined charge within the 12 months allowed by the...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reasons he has not exempted maritime key workers from covid-19 quarantine restrictions in line with previous exemptions so granted.

      Travel: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what evidential threshold will be used when reviewing the travel status of countries under the new traffic light system.

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reason visitors to the UK from red list countries who are fully vaccinated against covid-19 are not able to quarantine at home.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what delivery supplier is being used for the delivery of covid-19 PCR tests; and whether that contract was put out to tender.

      Coronavirus: Homelessness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 20 April 2021 to Question 179681 on Coronavirus: Homelessness, what plans his Department has to expand its work...

      Heart Diseases: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions his Department has had with representatives from the cardiology workstream of the Getting it Right the First Time...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what support is available for international travellers who enter the hotel quarantine system and who have specific exercise requirements...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what support is available for international travellers who enter the hotel quarantine system and who have a health condition which...

      Cancer: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to support people who have missed cancer appointments as a result of the covid-19 outbreak in the...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what support is available for international travellers who enter the hotel quarantine system and who have a health condition that has...

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment his Department has made of the correlation between covid-19 infection and an increase in antibodies after...

      Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Independent Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to Answer of 16 March 2021 to Question 166465, on Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review, if he will provide a...

      Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will conduct an equalities impact assessment on the effect of (a) race and (b) gender on air pollution related illnesses.

      Schools: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Department of Education's press release, £79 million to boost mental health support for children and young...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has made an estimate of the lost earnings of people needing to quarantine for longer than necessary under the Test...

      Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to promote NHS England guidance for (a) GPs, (b) vaccination centres and (c) health trusts on vaccinating people...

      Wound Dressings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of using smart bandages for treating wounds.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the impact assessments carried out on the (a) covid-19 vaccines delivery programme and (b) vaccination sites in (i)...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what representations he has received on exempting maritime key workers from hotel covid-19 quarantine measures.

      Travel Restrictions: Uruguay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the evidential basis for including Uruguay on red list of travel ban countries; and when he plans to review that country's inclusion.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to respond to the letter from the hon. Member for Halton of 22 January 2021 in respect of constituent Mr Higginson.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the covid-19 testing arrangements for international arrivals into the UK, what number and proportion of travellers...

      Coronavirus: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what comparative assessment he has made of the level of covid-19 infection arriving in the UK from (a) Pakistan and (b) other countries...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Health and Social Care, what provision has been put in place to ensure that the wellbeing and safeguarding of people with pre-existing mental health...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether covid-19 lateral flow testing swabs are coated in any chemical or other substance; and what assessment his Department has made of...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the cost to (a) the public purse and (b) individuals of hotel quarantining for covid-19.

      Trodelvy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will allow accelerated approval and access to the breast cancer drug Trodelvy, to treat people with serious metastatic...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the (a) epidemiological data and (b) formula used by the Government to determine which countries are placed on the red...

      Young People: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of a public messaging to communicate that young people may access mental health...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to monitor the effectiveness of the proposed hotel quarantine policy; and what criteria his Department will use to...

      Health Services: Weather

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many additional hospital beds the Government estimates will be available in winter 2021-22 compared to the previous winter.

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what scientific evidence he consulted prior to introducing the hotel quarantine policy; and if she will publish that evidence in full.

      Suicide: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that people who have made a suicide attempt receive assistance in developing a safety plan...

      General Practitioners: Mental Illness and Suicide

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that patients who visit their GP with (a) mental ill-health and (b) suicidal ideation are...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, on how many occasions the covid-19 variant 1.617 has been identified in tests in each week since 4 January 2021.

      Social Services: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of extending the provision of personal protective equipment free of...

      Suicide

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that adequate funding is made available from the public purse to help support the mental health of...

      Criminal Proceedings: Mental Illness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Outcome Evaluation of the National Model for Liaison and Diversion, published by RAND Europe in April 2021, what...

      Department of Health and Social Care: Written Questions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will answer (a) Question 147809 tabled on 1 February 2021 and (b) Question 175797 tabled on 25 March 2021 before the prorogation of...

      Coronavirus: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what value of personal protective equipment the NHS has purchased in 2021 to date; and how much of that equipment was manufactured in the UK.

      Childbirth: Ethnic Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to reduce disparities in childbirth outcomes between different ethnic minority groups.

      Bowel Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether NHS England and NHS Improvement have concluded their detailed modelling assessment of endoscopy capacity and demand within the...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure people receive refunds from Government approved private covid-19 test providers in the event that those...

      Primary Health Care: Disability Aids

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the availability of hoists in GP and Primary Care settings to ensure that patients with...

      Zoë’s Place Baby Hospice

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to ensure continuity in the provision of palliative, respite, and end-of-life care to babies and infants at...

      Coronavirus: Travel Restrictions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reason Pakistan has been placed on the red list of travel ban countries.

      Health Professions: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on the long term recruitment of (a) nurses and (b) doctors.

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many staff from his Department work in the quarantine Exemptions team as of 1 April 2021; and what the average number of staff...

      Care Homes: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to allow up to six visitors to a care home resident at any one time if that visit is outdoors as restrictions are eased...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the list of medical conditions that would exempt an individual from the requirement to stay in a managed quarantine...

      General Practitioners: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the health impacts of (a) cancelled in-person GP visits and (b) virtual or telephone appointments during...

      Employment: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to make covid-19 testing available to employers and their workforces beyond the Summer of 2021.

      Earwax: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what impact assessment his Department undertook on the removal of ear wax syringing as a core NHS service.

      Health Services: Inspections

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 9 April 2021 to Question 168907 on Health Services: Inspections, what steps his Department plans to take to...

      Coronavirus: Fisheries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on extending the pre-arrival negative...

      Health: Disadvantaged

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to tackle health inequalities highlighted by the covid-19 outbreak.

      DNACPR Decisions: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has made an assessment of the extent of use of do not resuscitate orders for people with learning disabilities during the...

      Eating Disorders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to tackle eating disorders; and what plans his Department has to implement service improvements.

      Housing: Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he made of the effect on health of indoor air pollution caused by cooking; and steps he is taking to reduce pollution...

      Mental Health Services: Wolverhampton

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure the equitable distribution of mental health and wellbeing services across the city of Wolverhampton.

      NHS Trusts: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many prosecutions the Care Quality Commission has brought against (a) Nottingham University Hospitals Trust and (b) all NHS trusts in...

      Mental Health Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the findings of the Institute for Fiscal Studies report, The mental...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will review Government guidance on exemptions to covid-19 hotel quarantine rules for people (a) in exceptional circumstances and...

      Mental Health Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the Health Foundation analysis that there will be 11 per cent more...

      Travel: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the data on the country of origin of inbound passengers testing positive for covid-19 up to 10 days after arrival in...

      Mental Health Services: Gay Conversion Therapy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he has taken to make additional mental health support available to people seeking support after experiencing conversion therapy.

      Coronavirus: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what performance metrics his Department plans to publish for private sector providers of rapid covid-19 testing services for...

      Pakistan: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how regularly he reviews the covid-19 red list travel status for Pakistan.

      Pakistan: Travel Restrictions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of families unexpectedly affected financially by the change to Pakistan's covid-19 travel status.

      Travel: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will waive the cost of covid-19 tests on compassionate grounds for people travelling internationally for (a) funerals, (b) caring...

      Travel: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department makes of the transparency of nations' (a) covid-19 medical case rate reporting and (b) media freedom to...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reasons a PCR covid-19 test required for travel is more expensive in the UK than in other European countries.

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has been made of the capacity of the mandatory hotel quarantine system to accommodate incoming international students...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the cost of PCR tests kits are affordable for people on low incomes not currently...

      Palliative Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the implications for its policies of the findings of Marie Curie's Better End of Life report,...

      Screening: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reason the Government requires social care workers entering the UK to pay for PCR tests on day 2 and day 8 after arrival when...

      DNACPR Decisions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what NHS England's policy and guidelines are on applying Do Not Resuscitate orders to patients; and whether age is the primary factor...

      Overseas Students: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he made of the potential merits of allowing incoming international students from red list countries to undertake their...

      Pakistan: Travel Restrictions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the methodology for placing Pakistan on the red list for travel.

      001Doctor.uk

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reason 001 Doctors was removed from and then subsequently included in the Government's approved list of covid-19 test providers...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department plans to investigate the reports of delayed PCR covid-19 tests from Latus Health; and if he will make a statement.

      Mental Health Services: Hospital Beds

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he made of the adequacy of the number of mental health beds in England; and what estimate he has made of waiting times to...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, on what date and for what reason livecovidtesting were removed from the Government's approved list of covid-19 testing companies.

      Podiatry: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the ability of the podiatry workforce to meet demand for services over the next (a) five years...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of people arriving in the UK who have entered covid-19 hotel quarantine as a proportion of total...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of people arriving in the UK who have entered covid-19 hotel quarantine as a proportion of total...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of exempting people receiving haemodialysis treatment from covid-19 hotel...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if his Department will take steps to (a) prevent the hotel quarantine booking system from crashing, (b) ensure people receive a booking...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment her Department has made of the quality of the testing service provided by Qured; how many complaints his Department has...

      Travel: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether funding is available for the costs of (a) covid-19 testing and (b) quarantine for children who are required to travel...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether people who never received their covid-19 test kits from companies which were listed on gov.uk under the test to release scheme...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the provision of a courier collection service for covid-19 testing companies is a requirement for inclusion on the Government's...

      Dental Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has plans to review the provision of NHS dentistry.

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether people affected by fraudulent companies claiming to be private providers of coronavirus testing listed on gov.uk under the test...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the public health regulations on quarantining when re-entering the UK from abroad, whether it is his policy that people...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the prevalence of fraudulent companies claiming to be providers of coronavirus testing listed on gov.uk...

      Schools: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Department for Education's announcement of £79 million to boost mental health support for children and young...

      Travel: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of the cost of PCR tests for air passengers; and what assessment he has made of the...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to private providers of coronavirus testing for (a) test to release for international travel and (b) domestic covid-19...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether pregnant women are exempt from the covid-19 hotel quarantine restrictions when they are travelling to the UK from a red list...

      Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much his Department has spent to date on the delivery of the proposals in the Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that people arriving in the UK for the purpose of seeing a relative before they pass away are not...

      Travel: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of providing free PCR covid-19 testing for partners of British nationals who are...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what data the Government holds on the professions of designated medical professionals stationed in covid-19 quarantine hotels in the UK.

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many requests the covid-19 quarantine exemptions team receives on average each day; what proportion of those requests relate to (a)...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what support his Department is providing to people trying to secure accommodation through the covid-19 hotel quarantine booking portal in...

      Coronavirus: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reason a covid-19 test for travel to France costs £219 each way when that travel is for a permitted reason, such as a...

      Coronavirus: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reason his Department has removed .001 Doctor UK from the list of approved providers for day two and day eight covid-19 testing...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what provisions his Department has put in place for Muslims who are required to stay in a covid-19 quarantine hotel during Ramadan.

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidance his Department has provided to covid-19 quarantine hotels on the provision of food at different times for people observing...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking with Corporate Travel Management to tackle the issue of travellers returning to the UK from covid-19...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that there is sufficient capacity in managed quarantine hotels to accommodate travellers who are...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to (a) monitor the quality of (i) accommodation and (ii) food provided to people and families and (b) promote the...

      Procurement: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress he is making on publishing the names of (a) companies which went through the high-priority lane for covid-19 contracts and...

      Suicide: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the families of people with suicidal ideation have access to specialist advise and support.

      Coronavirus: Travel Restrictions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment has he made of the potential effect of Pakistan's red list travel status on the British-Pakistani community.

      Brain: Injuries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) serving personnel and (b) veterans have been diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury in the last 10 years.

      Suicide: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the efficacy of the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) scheme; and what...

      Mental Illness and Suicide

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to improve the working relationship between the NHS and third-sector organisations that offer bespoke...

      Coronavirus: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to reduce the cost of covid-19 home test kits for travellers entering the UK.

      Coronavirus: Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that covid-19 tests are available for people returning to the UK following international travel.

      001Doctor.uk

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he make an urgent assessment of the quality of the services provided by the company, 001Doctor.uk, listed on the Government’s...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that companies listed on the Government’s website as a provider of covid-19 tests under the...

      Suicide: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that relevant health professionals have the requisite training necessary to assist patients...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to tackle failures by companies that are required to deliver covid-19 tests under the Government’s...

      Coronavirus: Republic of Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions he has had with representatives of the Irish Government on the sharing of passenger locator form information for...

      Travel Restrictions: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, will scientific advice he received prior to the decision that travellers from certain countries will need to enter a quarantine hotel...

      Baroness Harding of Winscombe

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the diary of Baroness Harding of Winscombe, in her role as Executive Chair of Test and Trace from the date of her...

      Nitrous Oxide: Misuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of introducing a public awareness campaign on the health dangers of nitrous oxide use.

      Brain: Tumours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will increase funding for brain tumour research in the current Parliament.

      Department of Health and Social Care: Written Questions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to provide a substantive Answer to Question 148889, tabled on 3 February 2021 by the hon. Member for Slough.

      Nurses: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what support his Department is providing to mitigate the (a) financial and (b) educational costs to nursing students who opted in to work...

      Social Services: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that his Department implements an increase in annual social care funding of £3.9 billion by...

      Social Services: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether there a national funding formula in place for social care.

      Autism: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of increasing funding for autism research.

      Asthma: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that patients who were first made aware of their severe asthma via shielding letters received in 2020...

      Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the changes needed in (a) NICE, (b) NHS England and NHS Improvement health technology approval processes...

      Coronavirus: Contact Tracing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he was first made aware that Track and Trace activity was not automatically triggered by a positive lateral flow test; what steps...

      Neuromuscular Disorders: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how he plans to use the Government’s response to the Early years’ healthy development review consultation to help improve...

      Health Services: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress has been made on negotiations with Spain on extending the S1 healthcare scheme for pensioners who had not moved to Spain...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to respond to the letter from the hon. Member for West Lancashire on DIY Abortion dated 26 February 2021, reference ZA55783.

      Health Visitors

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of face-to-face health visits for new parents during the covid-19 outbreak; if he will...

      Weather: Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to protect the elderly and the vulnerable in the run up to winter 2021-22.

      Health Professions: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what long-term support he is providing to nurses and clinicians diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of the covid-19...

      Functional Neurological Disorder

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure the collection of data on the number of patients who are diagnosed with functional neurological...

      Health Services: Autism and Learning Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether every local authority area has a Transforming Care Lead; and whether that information is publicly available.

      Palliative Care: Babies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to increase regional availability of palliative, respite, and end-of-life care to babies and infants by...

      Disability: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the report by the Disabled Children's Partnership, entitled The loneliest lockdown, published in March 2021, what...

      Health Services: Learning Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of covid-19 lockdown restrictions on people in Assessment and Treatment Units and...

      Disability: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent steps he has taken to support disabled children and their parents in (a) Slough and (b) the South East who have felt socially...

      Kidney Diseases: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what support he is making available to young people on dialysis to improve their mental health.

      NHS: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of offering mindfulness to NHS staff.

      Hospices: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has plans to increase statutory funding for clinical palliative care services provided by independent hospices.

      NHS: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made for the implications of his policies on PPE contract renewal of the potential for modern slavery practices in...

      Social Services: Disability and Mental Illness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate the Government has made of the number of increased care bills issued by local authorities in England to disabled and...

      NHS Trusts: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will take steps to ensure that NHS Trusts (a) financially support NHS staff who have to take unpaid leave to look after dependents...

      Care Homes: Visits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what well-being impact assessment was conducted for the Government guidance on visits out of care homes for care home residents.

      Care Homes: Visits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the evidential basis is for his policy that care home residents returning from visits out must self-isolate for 14 days on their...

      Palliative Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will respond to the finding of Marie Curie’s report of 8 April 2021, Better End of Life Report 2021, that stated there were...

      Health Services: Autism and Learning Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of appointing a Lead Commissioner to oversee the implementation of the Transforming...

      Pregnancy: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that pregnant women are offered the Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna covid-19 vaccine.

      Tobacco

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Tobacco Control Plan will take into account the conclusions of the consultation on the Tobacco and Related Products...

      Electronic Cigarettes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Public Health England evidence review on e-cigarettes and other novel nicotine delivery systems will be published in time for...

      Tobacco

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to bring (a) tobacco pouches and (b) nicotine pouches within the scope of the Tobacco and Related Product Regulations...

      Care Homes: Visits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that elderly parents and relatives of care home residents do not have to sit in the cold during visits...

      Dementia: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 22 April 2021 to Questions 180914 and 180915 on Dementia: Prescription Drugs, what information his Department...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Valvena vaccine will be made available on the NHS in the event that it passes relevant clinical trials.

  • Wales Office

    • Referendums: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what recent discussions he has had with the Welsh Government on the potential for a Welsh independence referendum; and what steps he has taken to promote...

  • Attorney General

    • Crown Prosecution Service: Training

      To ask the Attorney General, what mandatory training on domestic abuse CPS prosecutors have received in the last 12 months; what proportion of prosecutors have completed that training; and what...

    • Sentencing: Appeals

      To ask the Attorney General, how many victims contacted the CPS to make a referral under the Unduly Lenient Sentence scheme in the most recent time period for which figures are available; whether...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Emergency Services: Crimes of Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 7 September 2020 to Question 78583 on Emergency Services: Crimes of Violence, when he plans to write to the hon. Member for...

    • Coronavirus: Fines

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many fines have been issued for offences under covid-19 legislation; and how many of those fines have been paid.

      Ministry of Justice: Business Interests

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will publish details of any cases in which officials in his Department receive remuneration for paid work for organisations or companies outside...

      Magistrates' Courts: Prison Sentences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of increasing the sentencing powers of Magistrates in accordance with Section 154 of the Criminal...

      Courts: Leeds

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what plans he has to establish a civil justice centre in Leeds.

      Legal Aid Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of legal aid provision in (a) Newport West and (b) England.

      Legal Ombudsman: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what discussions his Department has had with the Office for Legal Complaints on reducing the time taken by the Legal Ombudsman to assess cases during...

      Prisons: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the minutes of the 84th SAGE meeting on covid-19, 25 March 2021, point 23, what proportion of the PCR tests taken by (a) staff via...

      Public Service: Misconduct

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 7 December 2020 to Question 126115, when the Government plans to respond to the Law Commission’s report into Misconduct...

      Children: Domestic Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he has taken to help ensure that (a) the Children and Family Court Advisory Support Service and (b) social service officers have the...

      Family Courts: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent steps he has taken to help ensure the safety and welfare of children in family courts during custody decisions, where safety concerns have...

      Dogs: Tagging

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prosecutions there have been under the Microchipping of Dogs (England) Regulations 2015, and how many convictions secured.

  • Treasury

    • Treasury: Pay

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether any officials in his Department receive remuneration for paid work for organisations or companies outside of government.

    • Landfill Tax

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the cost to the public purse was of HMRC's investigation into the suspected systematic abuse of the landfill tax system, referred to as Operation Nosedive.

      Occupational Pensions

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the likelihood that the consultation on the pensions charge cap will lead to higher returns for savers.

      Tax Avoidance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people are subject to the Loan Charge as at 21 April 2021.

      Tax Avoidance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions his Department has held with relevant stakeholders on the Upper Tribunal decision of 12 April 2021 in the context of the Government's...

      Self-employment Income Support Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether his Department plans to undertake a review into the eligibility thresholds for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme.

      Leisure: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to widen the scope of the temporary reduced rate of VAT for hospitality, holiday accommodation and attractions to include leisure and...

      Business: Taxation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to support businesses that are experiencing retrospective withdrawal of input tax claims and fines following the UK’s...

      Taxation: Deductions

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to ensure umbrella companies comply with legislation on the deduction of employers’ taxes from contractors’ pay.

      Car Allowances

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of exempting volunteer drivers from HMRC mileage rates for travel over 10,000 miles.

      Tax Avoidance: Prosecutions

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many (a) promoters and (b) operators of schemes now subject to the Loan Charge have been prosecuted.

      Horses: Customs and VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of the removal of customs and VAT guarantees for the temporary admission of thoroughbreds to...

      Revenue and Customs: Tax Avoidance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the Stephen Hoey v The Commissioners for HM Revenue and Customs case, whether HMRC plans to accept the decision of that case relating to...

      Sheltered Housing: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether his Department has plans to (a) reduce or (a) zero rate VAT charges applied to the costs of onsite staff of sheltered housing schemes for older...

      Revenue and Customs: Contracts

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent discussions he has had with HMRC on its reported (a) engagement with and (b) use of contractors using disguised remuneration schemes.

      Alarms: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the possible merits of extending the zero VAT rating to personal safety alarms.

      Business: Taxation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of extending the super deduction to unincorporated businesses.

      Ice Cream: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make it his policy to include ice cream products sold for takeaway consumption in the temporary VAT reduction for the hospitality sector.

      Revenue and Customs: Tax Avoidance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent discussions he has had with HMRC on its reported engagement with contractors who used disguised remuneration schemes.

      Tax Avoidance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent estimate he has made of the number of individuals affected by the Loan Charge.

      VAT: Scotland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many businesses are affected by the VAT reduction for hospitality, holiday accommodation and attractions in (a) the Scottish Borders and (b) in Scotland.

      UK Trader Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of extending access to the UK Trader Scheme to companies without a formal base in Northern Ireland.

      Self-employed: Government Assistance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to support an increase in freelance working.

      VAT: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, for what reason the VAT charge on PCR tests is 20 per cent.

      Revenue and Customs: Tax Avoidance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of HMRC's reported use of contractors using disguised remuneration schemes.

      Revenue and Customs: Land

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what information his Department holds on the value of the (a) former HMRC property Custom House in the City of London and (b) land attached to that property.

      Economic Situation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the effect of the policies of the Wellbeing Economy Governments partnership on the UK's strategy for economic recovery at...

      Government Assistance: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he plans to provide financial support to the Northern Ireland Executive to assist in the aftermath of the wildfires in the Mourne Mountains.

      Government Assistance: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will place in the Library any contingency plans his Department has prepared in the event that additional economic support is required as a result of...

      Credit

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment the Government has made of the risks to consumers of buy-now-pay later products.

      Financial Services Compensation Scheme: Compensation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the announcement of a compensation scheme for London and Capital Finance bond holders of 19 April 2021, whether his Department has...

      Debts: Advisory Services

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what additional resources the Government will provide to the debt advice sector to ensure it can respond effectively to the 60 per cent increase in demand...

      Climate Change and Biodiversity

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 8 March 2021 to Questions 159269 to 159273 on climate change and biodiversity; what steps his Department has taken, through the...

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • Africa: Democracy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to increase the level of democracy in countries in Africa categorised as Not...

    • India: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the Written Statement of 21 April 2021, HCWS935 on FCDO update, how much and what proportion of...

      India: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the Written Statement of 21 April 2021, HCWS935 on FCDO update, how much and what proportion of...

      Overseas Aid: Covid-19 Genomics UK Consortium

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the Written Statement of 21 April 2021 on FCDO update, Official Report HCWS935, how much...

      Jagtar Singh Johal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, when officials in his Department last made representations to their Indian counterparts on the case of Jagtar...

      China: Uighurs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps he is taking with the Home Secretary to ensure that Uyghurs who have been persecuted in China are able...

      Chad: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions he has had with his French counterpart on the recent events in Chad.

      Burkina Faso: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the security situation in Burkina Faso; and if he will make a statement.

      Chad: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the political situation in Chad.

      Chad: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the human rights situation in Chad.

      China: Detainees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps he is taking to make an assessment of the role of Chinese companies operating in the UK in the...

      Modern Slavery Act 2015

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what plans he has to amend the Modern Slavery Act 2015 to ensure that UK companies are not using forced Uyghur...

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the Written Statement of 21 April 2021, FCDO update, HCWS 935, how many hours (a) he, (b)...

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the Written Statement of 21 April 2021, FCDO update, HCWS 935, for how many hours (a) he, (b)...

      India: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will bring forward policy proposals on exporting surplus UK covid-19 vaccine supplies to India (a) to help...

      Jerusalem: Palestinians

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the recent violent clashes in Jerusalem and reports of the use of violence by...

      Egypt: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of the 2021-22 reduction in Official Development...

      Jordan: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of the 2021-22 reduction in Official Development...

      Africa and Asia: Literacy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to help increase literacy rates in (a) Africa and (b) Asia.

      UN Permanent Forum on People of African Descent

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the Government's contribution to the UN Permanent Forum on People of African Descent on 9 April...

      Western Sahara: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the Moroccan Ambassador on a referendum on (a) independence from, and (b)...

      Pakistan: Courts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment has made of the progress in establishing child courts in Pakistan; and what support his Department...

      UN High Commissioner for Refugees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, when his Department plans to publish the 2021-22 Official Development Assistance funding allocation for the United...

      India: 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 to the Official Development Assistance budget on the...

      Anoosheh Ashoori

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what consular assistance has been provided to support British national, Anoosheh Ashoori, who has been detained in...

      India: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether he plans to send (a) oxygen generation plants and (b) oxygen supply to India in response to the covid-19...

      Iran: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of the 2021-22 reduction in Official Development...

      Iraq: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect the 2021-22 reduction in Official Development...

      India: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the Written Statement of 21 April 2021 on FCDO update, Official Report HCWS935, how much...

      Idriss Déby

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions he has had with his counterparts in the Government of Chad in response to the death of the former...

      Yemen: Food

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to support private sector food importers in Yemen and the role those importers...

      Chad: Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the security situation in Chad and its potential consequences for the wider...

      Oman: Visits Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether his Department approved then Minister of State for Europe and Americas Sir Alan Duncan's attendance at the...

      Pakistan: Marriage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the implementation of the Child Marriage Restraint Act in Pakistan.

      Global Environment Facility: Climate Change

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, when his Department plans to publish the 2021-22 Official Development Assistance funding allocation for the Global...

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what impact assessment was undertaken on the potential effect of the reduction of the official development...

      Yemen: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the final report of the Panel of Experts on Yemen to the UN Security Council, published on 25...

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what estimate he has made of the reductions in Official Development Assistance funding to programmes specifically...

      Tigray: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to help ensure that people living in the Tigray region of Ethiopia are not...

      Tigray: Armed Forces

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what estimate his Department has made of the number of Eritrean forces in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia.

      Tigray: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent discussion his Department has had with its counterparts in Ethiopia on resolving the conflict in the...

      Tigray: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of reports that people living in the Tigray region are subject to...

      Overseas Aid

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

      Colombia and Peru: Organised Crime and Peace Negotiations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will publish the most recent programme summaries for the (a) Colombia Peace Programme and (b) Peru and...

      Colombia: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, when the Government plans to publish the programme summary for the Police Innovations for Stabilisation in...

      Chile: Press Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether he has raised with (a) his Chilean counterpart and (b) the Chilean Ambassador in the UK the matter of...

      China: Coal Fired Power Stations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his Chinese counterpart on decreasing that country's use of coal-fired...

      Indo-Pacific Region and South Asia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, which countries are included within his Department's definition of the Indopacific and South Asia region.

      China: 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 to Official Development Assistance on the UK’s...

      Corruption: Sanctions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the Global Anti-Corruption Sanctions Regulations 2021, whether he plans to introduce a system...

      Corruption: Sanctions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the Global Anti-Corruption Sanctions Regulations 2021, what plans he has to ensure transparency...

      Refugees

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

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant of the Written Statement of 21 April 2021 on FCDO update, Official Report HCWS935, if he will make it his...

      Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what the average proportion is of the reduction in funding for projects funded from the official development...

      Egypt: Ethiopia and Sudan

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what diplomatic steps the UK Government has taken to help improve relations between Egypt and (a) Sudan and (b)...

      Libya: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of the 2021-22 reduction in Official Development...

      Unrwa

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, when his Department plans to publish the 2021-22 Official Development Assistance funding allocation for the United...

      Corruption: Sanctions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the Global Anti-Corruption Sanctions Regulations 2021, whether he has plans to create an...

      Middle East and North Africa: Overseas Aid

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

      Iran: Uranium

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the implications on his policies of confirmation by the International Atomic Energy...

      Palestinians: Elections

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that Palestinian elections can go ahead in May 2021 freely as planned.

      International Development Association: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what the UK's funding contribution is to the World Bank International Development Association for 2021-22.

      Turkey: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of the 2021-22 reduction in Official Development...

      Richard Moore

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, for what reason his Department's then director general for political affairs Richard Moore not register the...

      Special Envoy for Girls' Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how many times (a) he, (b) Ministers of his Department and (c) officials of his Department have met with the...

      Colombia: Bombings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of reports that several children were killed in a...

      Chile: Press Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the report by the Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIPER), published on 9 April 2021...

      Syria: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the delivery of covid-19 vaccines via the COVAX facility in...

      Voluntary Service Overseas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant of the Written Statement of 21 April 2021 on FCDO update, Official Report HCWS935, what the specific...

      Colombia: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the Colombian Government’s investigation into alleged human...

      Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Written Questions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, when he plans to respond to (a) Question 181267, on Francis Maude Associates, and (b) Question 181266, on Foreign,...

      Myanmar: Rohingya

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 19 April 2021 to Question 175792 on Myanmar: Rohingya, what further representations he...

      Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Ministerial Policy Advisers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, for what reasons his Department has not yet published information on the gifts and hospitality received by its...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Armed Forces: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent steps his Department has taken to encourage recruitment to the regular armed forces from (a) Wakefield and (b) West Yorkshire.

    • Clyde Naval Base and RNAD Coulport: Radioactive Materials

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many nuclear safety events there have been at (a) Coulport and (b) Faslane in each of the last three years.

      Defence: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether he plans to include reform of parliamentary scrutiny of procurement within the broader reforms in the Defence and Security Industrial Strategy,...

      Radioactive Waste: Dalgety Bay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Answer of 15 April 2019 to Question 241447 on Radioactive Waste: Dalgety Bay, whether the first stage of the remediations has been...

      AWE: Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much his Department has paid to AWE Management Ltd under the Atomic Weapons Establishment management and operation contract in each year since 2000.

      Defence: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether plans in the Defence and Security Industrial Strategy, published in March 2021 to reform the Defence and Security Public Contracts Regulations...

      Army: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many and what proportion of officers of the rank of Colonel and above in the British Army are stationed in Scotland.

      Tigray: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 19 April 2021 to Question 181105, on Ethiopia: Armed Conflict, whether he has investigated whether military support vehicles...

      Oman: Official Hospitality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will publish a list the (a) items and (b) value of hospitality received by the Chief of the Defence Staff and his predecessor in connection with...

      Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what contracts are in place with UK companies to support and maintain F-35.

      Radioactive Materials: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many safety improvement notices have been issued by the Defence Nuclear Safety Regulator in each year since 2010.

      Warships

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Answer of 3 July 2019 to Question 269749 on Trafalgar Class Submarines, what the latest information is on the base ports of those...

      Submarines: Decommissioning

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent progress has been made on the Submarine Dismantling Project.

      HMS Queen Elizabeth: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the majority of F-35s deployed on Queen Elizabeth's voyage to the Indo-Pacific will be US Marine Corps aircraft.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to Universal Credit Programme Board minutes, Paper 1, deposited in the Library on 15 April 2021, what the evidential basis is...

    • Jobseeker's Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of extending the six month term for jobseekers’ allowance whilst furlough is in place.

      Universal Credit: Disqualification

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment her Department has made of the (a) rate of universal credit sanctions on claimants who have a mental health condition...

      State Retirement Pensions: Reciprocal Arrangements

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will work with (a) Australian, (b) Canadian and (c) other relevant overseas governments to establish a reciprocal social security...

      State Retirement Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment her Department has made of the gender pension gap in (a) Coventry North East constituency, (b) Coventry and (c)...

      State Retirement Pensions: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what data her Department holds on the number of people who worked in Northern Ireland and paid national insurance contributions while aged 14...

      Discretionary Housing Payments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect of delaying part of the grant which funds the Discretionary Housing Payment for 2020-21 until...

      Housing Benefit: Social Rented Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of the removal of the spare room subsidy on debt levels since the outbreak of covid-19.

      Coronavirus: Databases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether she plans to work with the NHS Test and Trace database system.

      Department for Work and Pensions: Contact Tracing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if any financial or other resource allocation has been made to investigate the possibility of how her Department can make use of the NHS Test...

      Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 16 March 2021 to Question 169940 on Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations, how many and what proportion...

      Jobseeker's Allowance: Internet

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what support her Department is providing to job seekers with no access to the internet to apply for jobs online.

      Social Security Benefits: Internet

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the number of universal credit claimants without access to the internet at home.

      Department for Work and Pensions: Contact Tracing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on future uses of the NHS Test and Trace database system.

      Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the planned timescale is for resuming face-to-face benefits assessments during the covid-19 outbreak.

      Social Security Benefits: Cancer

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people living with cancer in England have had a DS1500 medical condition report submitted by their clinicians in 2021.

      Social Security Benefits: Payments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer on 20 April 2021 to Question 179299 on Social Security Benefits: Payments, how many cases her Department's Serious...

      Child Maintenance Service: Compensation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much has been paid to Child Maintenance Group customers in compensation for distress in (a) 2019-20 and (b) 2020-21.

      Child Maintenance Services: Complaints

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many complaints were received by the Child Maintenance Service in (a) 2020 and (b) 2019.

      Kickstart Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many eligible young people have been referred to the Kickstart scheme to date.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking to increase data sharing with local authorities on universal credit.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of sharing universal credit data with local authorities to help improve local responses...

      Poverty: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department has plans to bring forward further legislative proposals to help tackle child poverty.

      State Retirement Pensions: National Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many (a) men and (b) women (i) built up a qualifying year towards the state pension by paying National Insurance Contributions, (ii) built...

      Occupational Pensions: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on the effects on women of so-called clawback clauses in occupational pension schemes.

      Work Capability Assessment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department plans to take to identify claimants for face-to-face work capability assessments when they restart in May 2021.

      Post Office Card Account

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment the Government has made of the potential effect on elderly people and people with mobility issues in towns and villages...

      State Retirement Pensions: National Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of reforming the qualification criteria for the State Pension to include part year...

      Social Security Benefits: Reviews

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will publish details of the Internal Process Reviews completed by her Department from April 2019 to November 2020.

      Child Maintenance Services: Maladministration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the total value of consolatory payments paid out for poor customer service by the Child Maintenance Service was in the 12 months since 16...

      Social Security Benefits: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps the Government is taking to tackle benefit fraud.

      Industrial Health and Safety: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that workplaces are implementing the recommendations from covid-19 risk assessments.

      Health and Safety Executive

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will publish a classification of the matters being investigated by the Health and Safety Executive for the 2020-21 annual reporting period.

      Health and Safety Executive: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many frontline (a) enforcement officers and (b) inspectors were employed on average in the Health and Safety Executive for the 2020-21...

      Industrial Health and Safety: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Health and Safety Executive’s operational database, for what reason the Health and Safety Executive had not...

      Kickstart Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many applications to create Kickstart scheme placements have been rejected by her Department to date.

      Bereavement Support Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the take-up rate of the Bereavement Support Payment since its introduction in April 2017.

      Department for Work and Pensions: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether any officials in her Department receive remuneration for paid work for organisations or companies outside of government.

      Work Capability Assessment: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the letter of 24 March 2021 from the Minister for Disabled People to the Work and Pensions Committee, how many claimants her...

      Employment: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking to improve employment rates of young people from (a) Black and (b) Asian backgrounds and if she will make a statement.

      State Retirement Pensions: Reciprocal Arrangements

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the criteria required to agree any new reciprocal social security agreements to cover pensions uprating.

      Pensions: Canada

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department has made an impact assessment of the effect of frozen UK pensions for UK pensioners living in Canada on the (a)...

      Employment: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of recent trends in the level of employment in (a) Newport West and (b) Wales.

      State Retirement Pensions: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what impact assessment was undertaken on the effect of the equalisation of the state pension age on women.

      Kickstart Scheme: Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people have been offered full-time equivalent employment through the Kickstart Scheme to date.

      Child Maintenance Service: Payments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans the Child Maintenance Service has to change payment plans to reflect fluctuations to gross weekly income; and if she will make a...

      Social Security Benefits: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate her Department has made of the number of disabled households whose benefit payments will (a) increase and (b) decrease when...

      Employment: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, at which jobcentres disability employment advisers are located.

      Employment: Disability

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

      Kickstart Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many eligible young people have applied for Kickstart scheme placements to date.

      Social Security Benefits: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the oral contribution of the Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work on 7 October 2019, Official Report, column 1480...

      Employment: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many disability employment advisers have been employed by her Department in each of the last five years.

      Support for Mortgage Interest

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether she has plans to reduce the waiting period for universal credit claimants to receive support for mortgage interest payments.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Fishing Catches: Territorial Waters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 26 January 2021 to Question 141502, on Fishing Catches: Territorial Waters, what progress has been...

    • Territorial Waters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, which coastal waters have been re-designated as Class A waters from Class B waters.

      Seasonal Workers: Pilot Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that licenses are granted in a timely manner to operators of the Seasonal...

      Zoo Animals Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the Zoo Animals fund is being effectively used to safeguard the future of...

      Dogs: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of banning the import of dogs with cropped ears.

      Fishing Catches: Cetaceans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to eliminate bycatch of (a) dolphins, (b) porpoises (c) whales and (d) other sensitive...

      Seafood Response Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to help small fishing vessels, that have catches below the minimum threshold, to obtain support from...

      Pigeon Racing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of the UK leaving the EU on cross-Channel pigeon racing.

      Seasonal Workers: Pilot Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans he has to make the Seasonal Workers Pilot Scheme permanent.

      Agriculture: Waste Management

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of the existing legislative framework on agricultural...

      Environment Protection: British Overseas Territories

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how much funding his Department allocated to environmental projects in the UK Overseas Territories in each of the last five...

      Water Industry (Schemes for Adoption of Private Sewers) Regulations 2011

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 15 January 2021 to Question UIN 132840, what steps have been taken since the response to that...

      Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the recommendations of the coroner in the Prevention of future deaths report in the case of Ella...

      Peat Bogs: Fires

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the recommendations of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature UK Peatland Programme, what...

      Public Footpaths: Dorset

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when the Planning Inspectorate received the revised Habitats Regulations Assessment from Natural England in respect of...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when he plans to respond to the correspondence from the hon. Member for Basildon and Billericay of 3 February, 3 March and...

      Microplastics: Environment Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what his plans are for protecting the environment from intentionally and non-intentionally added microplastics.

      Tree Planting: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to support the Northern Ireland Executive to increase the level of woodland planting to match the...

      Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate his Department has made of the number of medical centres that are located in areas with fine particulate...

      Air Pollution: Death

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the coroner's Report to prevent future deaths following the inquest into the death of Ella Kissi-Debrah,...

      Forests: Wykeham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what environmental impact assessment has been undertaken on the proposed closure of Forestry England’s Wykeham nursery...

      Litter: Tobacco

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

      Tree Planting

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to support scientists to bring forward alternatives to plastic tree guards.

      Bees: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 21 April 2021 to Question 180582 on Bees: Imports, what steps his Department is taking to minimise...

      Buildings: Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what provisions on indoor air quality will be included the Environment Bill; and how those provisions will be enforced.

      Ella Kissi-Debrah

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he plans to bring forward legislative proposals in the Environment Bill in response to the recommendations of the...

      Air Pollution: Monitoring

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the coroner's Report to prevent future deaths following the inquest into the death of Ella Kiss--Debrah,...

      Niramax Group: Environment Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what environmental enforcement his Department has taken against Niramax since the establishment of that company.

      Landfill Tax

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many investigations were conducted by the Environment Agency as part of HMRC's investigation into the suspected...

      Biodiversity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment the Government has made of the potential merits of setting specific targets for biodiversity recovery in the...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to ensure that covid-19 testing equipment can be recycled.

      Landfill Tax

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the cost to the public purse was of the Environment Agency's involvement in HMRC's investigation into the suspected...

      Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of bringing forward stand alone legislative proposals on clean air.

      Urbaser: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the performance of Urbaser Ltd in respect of (a) local authority refuse and recycling...

      Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of financial support allocated to local authorities in England to help tackle...

      Nappies: Waste Disposal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department plans to take to reduce single-use nappy waste by 2042 as part of the 25 Year Environment Plan.

      Mourne Mountains: Fires

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the Northern Ireland Executive on the recent fires in the Mourne Mountains.

      Fishing Catches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the onshore economic impacts of the fishing industry outwith the landing and processing of...

      Agriculture: Seasonal Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effect of the Pick for Britain campaign on the agriculture sector.

      Genetically Modified Organisms: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans his Department has for the licensing of genetically modified crops for use in the UK.

      Poultry: Transport

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 23 April 2021 to Question 181231, on Poultry: Transport, what plans his Department has to...

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Business Interests

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many and what proportion of officials employed by his Department receive remuneration as a result of working for an...

      Territorial Waters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the reclassification of coastal waters as Class A waters from Class B waters was explicitly requested by Government...

  • Home Office

    • Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 20 April 2021 to Question 181333 on Immigration: EU Nationals, what her Department's policy is in circumstances...

    • Carers: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make it her policy to expand the list of professions eligible for the fee-free one-year visa extension during the covid-19...

      Terrorism: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of the effect of the covid-19 pandemic on the capabilities of terrorist organisations.

      Proscribed Organisations

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to proscribe extremist groups in the UK.

      British Nationality: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 27 April 2021 to Question 185914 on British Nationality: Children, by what date she plans to have completed her...

      Extradition: India

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people accused of murder have been successfully extradited to India since the signing of the UK-India Extradition Treaty in 1992.

      Door Supervisors: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many door supervisor licences are being used for the purpose of (a) door supervision and (b) security guarding in the most recent period...

      Immigration Bail

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to tackle the destitution of some highly skilled migrants without indefinite leave to remain who have...

      Door Supervisors: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many door supervisor licences are being used by people in (a) part-time and (b) full-time roles in the most recent period for which that...

      Door Supervisors: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many door supervisor licences are being used (a) by people in static security roles and (b) for the purpose of door supervision at...

      Immigration: EEA Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when her Department plans to update the guidance, EU Settlement Scheme: EU, other EEA and Swiss citizens and their family members, which was...

      Sexual Offences

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 26 March 2021 to Question 169852, on Sexual Offences, who is responsible for safeguarding people who may be being...

      Modern Slavery Act 2015

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 19 April 2021 to Question 176048 on Modern Slavery Act 2015, when she plans to bring forward legislative proposals...

      Domestic Abuse and Gender Based Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to incorporate women's groups into discussions with her Department on measures preventing (a) gender-based violence...

      Refugees: Eritrea

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to support Eritrean refugees with acute mental distress.

      Detention Centres: Hassockfield

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans the Government has to provide accommodation for women released from Hassockfield Immigration Removal Centre to continue their...

      Visas: Voluntary Work

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for what reason people who enter the UK on a visitor visa are unable to volunteer.

      Fraud: Criminal Investigation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what proportion of reports of fraud have been passed on to police forces from Action Fraud for further investigation in the most recent...

      Nitrous Oxide: Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of bringing forward legislative proposals to make the (a) possession and (b)...

      Sexual Offences

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 26 March 2021 to Question 169852, on Sexual Offences, whether she has made an assessment of whether there has been...

      Homicide

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) male and (b) female victims of murder were killed in a (a) public and (b) private place, by ethnicity in each of the last three...

      Detention Centres: Hassockfield

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department has plans for work to be used as a form of recreation for women detained at the proposed Hassockfield Immigration...

      Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to publish the New Plan for Immigration's evidential annex.

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the level of need to provide physical documentation to prove someone has Settled Status, particularly for...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what proportion of applications to the EU Settlement Scheme had a processing time of longer than a month.

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to her Department's guidance, EU Settlement Scheme: EU, other EEA and Swiss citizens and their family members, version 11.0,...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of including a downloadable paper application form for the EU Settlement Scheme on the...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if the Government will bring forward legislation to grant automatic settled status to (a) all EU nationals and (b) non-EU family members...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether an employer conducting right-to-work checks after 30 June 2021 will be required to terminate the employment of an EU citizen where a...

  • Scotland Office

    • Scotland Office: Social Media

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, how much his Department spent on social media advertising in each month since October 2020; and on which platforms that money was spent.

    • Scotland Office: Information Officers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what the cost of his Department's communication team was in (a) 2019-20 and (b) 2020-21.

      Fishing Support Fund: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what role his Department has played with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in establishing the £100 million fishing support fund.

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Waking Watch Relief Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many applications to the waking watch relief fund have been (a) received and (b) approved as at 21 April 2021.

    • Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the effect of inconsistency in External Wall System forms, including buildings...

      Local Government: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment his Department has made of the sectoral distribution of local authority covid-19 support funding; and...

      Housing: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to the Government's press release of 10 February 2021, Government to bring an end to unsafe cladding...

      Community Development: Gardens

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether his Department plans to take steps to increase the public land available for community gardening projects in...

      Thurrock Council: Investment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to his Answer of 20 April 2021 to Question 178793 on the Prudential Framework, what assessment he has made of...

      English Language: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what support he is providing to the English language teaching sector to mitigate the effect of the covid-19 pandemic.

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, for what reasons the Government is advertising COVID-19 Marshal roles with contracts running in excess of six months...

      Urban Areas: Shopping

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on consumer confidence in high street shopping; and...

      Collective Worship: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will issue guidance (a) for all religions to allow for outdoor group prayer to take place with the same criteria...

      Housing: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans he has to support the installation of electric vehicle charging points in newly built housing developments;...

      Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how much has been recovered from those responsible for the presence of unsafe ACM cladding to date.

      Building Safety Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what estimate his Department has made of the proportion of the Building Safety Fund that will be used to remediate...

      Housing: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to ensure developers contribute financially to environmental and biodiversity...

      Recreation Spaces: Property Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to protect green spaces from unsuitable development in (a) Ashfield constituency and (b) England.

      Buildings: Fire Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the number of buildings completed in England and Wales since 14 June 2017 that include...

      Buildings: Fire Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what fire safety assessments have been carried out on the use of (a) Celotex RS5000 insulation and (b) Kingspan K15...

      Green Belt

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps the Government has taken to protect the green belt from development.

      Housing: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what estimate his Department has made of the number of homes needed to be (a) built or (b) adapted to meet the...

      Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of requiring the outcome of building surveys for EWS1 fire risk...

      Surveying: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many candidates have (a) registered for and (b) begun the External Wall System Assessment Training Programme in...

      Surveying: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many candidates have (a) registered for and (b) begun the External Wall System Assessment Training Programme as at...

      Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 19 April 2021 to Question 180986, on Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government:...

      Leasehold: Service Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of introducing a cap on increases in service charges for leaseholders.

      Leasehold Valuation Tribunal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether he plans to take steps to make Leaseholder Tribunal services more accessible.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Regional Planning and Development: Public Opinion

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 15 April 2021, to Question 179137, on Regional Planning and Development: Public...

    • Crown Representatives

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will publish records of all activities undertaken by Crown Representatives as part of the work of his...

      10 Downing Street: Expenditure

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 23 April 2021 to Question HL14191, on 10 Downing Street, whether essential works...

      Crown Representatives

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will publish a list of all former and current Crown Representatives and strategic suppliers.

      Crown Representatives: Costs

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the cost to the public purse is of the employment of Crown Representatives who with strategic suppliers.

      Coronavirus: Public Opinion

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will publish the results of 16 polls on public opinion on covid-19 conducted or commissioned by his...

      Coronavirus: Public Opinion

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, which companies the Cabinet Office's Insight and Evaluation Team commissioned to carry out covid-19 polling on...

      Coronavirus: Public Opinion

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will publish the (a) contents and (b) results of the 265 covid-19 polling files held by his Department's...

      Hanbury Strategy: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will publish the (a) dates and (b) results of covid-19 polling undertaken by Hanbury Strategy on behalf...

      Coronavirus: Public Opinion

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, on what dates between 1 January 2020 and 28 July 2020 covid-19 polling was undertaken by (a) his Department's...

      Ministerial and Other Maternity Allowances Bill 2019-21

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, which transgender charities the Government consulted with prior to the removal of gender neutral language from the Ministerial and other Maternity...

      Weddings: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will publish the advice he has received on the reasons for the disparity between the covid-19 guidance...

      Francis Maude Associates: Crown Representatives

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether any Crown Representatives or strategic suppliers are also employed by Francis Maude Associates.

      Nicotine Replacement Therapy: Imports

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what guidance his Department has published on the import of Nordic Spirit nicotine patches since the end of...

      Organised Crime and Peace Negotiations: South America

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will publish the most recent annual review for the (a) Colombia Peace Programme and (b) Peru and...

      11 Downing Street: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what information his Department holds on the date on which the Prime Minister repaid the costs of the...

      11 Downing Street: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what information his Department holds on who paid the invoices for the refurbishment of the Prime...

      Funerals: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of removing covid-19 restrictions on funeral...

      Medical Equipment: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what discussions he has had with his counterpart in Northern Ireland on the end of the grace period for...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment his Department (a) has made and (b) plans to make of potential delivery methods for a covid-19 vaccine passport.

      G7: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether the Government is taking steps ahead of the UK’s Presidency of the G7 in summer 2021 to ensure...

      Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Business Interests

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether ACOBA has (a) considered the appointment of and (b) provided advice to any (i) former ministers, (ii)...

      Exports

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment his Department has made of trends in the level of exports from each region and nation of the...

      Migrants: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what his most recent estimate is of net migration into the UK since March 2020 and the introduction of...

      UK Trade with EU: Regional Planning and Development

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to the Board of Trade’s Global Britain, Local Jobs report, what assessment she has made...

      Imports: UK Trade with EU

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent assessment he has made of the effect on UK citizens' consumer rights of the end of the transition...

      Coronavirus: Health Services

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether the Government plans to provide one service to support all covid-19 related needs across all...

      Weddings: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and the Minister for the Cabinet Office, when he plans to publish guidance for weddings and civil partnerships taking place in Step 3 of the...

      Elections: Sight Impaired

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the requirement for photographic ID to vote will not...

      Cabinet Office: Advertising

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much his Department has spent on social media advertising aimed solely or mainly at individuals,...

      Local Government: Elections

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps his Department is taking to help ensure that adequate numbers of counting agents are permitted by...

      Greensill

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether he had (a) discussions and (b) text communication with former Prime Minister David Cameron on...

      Freedom of Information: Prosecutions

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to the Government response to the Justice Committee's report Post-legislative scrutiny of the...

      Ministers: Members' Interests

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, when the Government plans to next publish the Register of Minsters’ Financial Interests.

      Independent Adviser on Ministers' Interests: Public Appointments

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, when the Government plans to fill the vacancy for the Independent Advisor on Ministerial Standards.

      Civil Servants: Dual Jobholding

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many serving civil servants are also employed by or on behalf of another employer.

      Greensill

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he made of potential conflicts of interest prior to the decision to appoint Nigel Boardman to...

      Business Appointments Advisory Committee

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent assssment he has made of the effectiveness of the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments; and...

      Cabinet Office: Written Questions

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, when he plans to provide an Answer to Question 178999, tabled on 29 March 2021 by the hon. Member for Blaenau...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many EU citizens moved to live in the UK from 2012 to 2020.

      Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman: Complaints

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the average timescale is for cases submitted to the Parliamentary and Health Services Ombudsman to be...

      Procurement: China

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the Government's policy is on the procurement of products that contain cotton from Xinjiang, China; when...

      Government Departments: Contracts

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will publish the information the Government holds on communications or meetings held between (a)...

      Ventilators

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many private companies Ministers and officials in his Department proactively approached to discuss their...

      Public Sector: Procurement

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether he plans to reform parliamentary scrutiny of procurement within the broader reforms proposed in the...

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will publish a list of events covered by the description other life events in Step 4 of the Covid-19...

      Lord Frost

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, when the Rt Hon Lord Frost CMG plans to appear before the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee.

  • Department for International Trade

    • Shipping: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what support her Department is providing to help UK maritime businesses export clean maritime technologies globally as part of the...

    • UK Export Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of UK Export Finance; and if she will make a statement.

      Trade Agreements: Japan

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what estimate she has made of the additional time it will potentially take for the UK's proposed Geographical Indication-protected products...

      Trade Agreements: Japan

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many UK businesses have approached the Government since January 2021 to propose additions to the list of 70 products for which it is...

      Trade Agreements: Japan

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, when her Department provided Japan with its list of 70 products for which it is seeking Geographical Indication protection under the terms...

      Trade Agreements: Japan

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, with reference to the Government Response to the International Trade Committee's Report on the UK-Japan CEPA, whether her policy on...

      Trade Promotion

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what funding her Department has allocated to (a) the Tradeshow Access Programme, (b) the Music Export Growth Scheme, (c) the...

      Trade Promotion

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of (a) the Tradeshow Access Programme, (b) the Music Export Growth Scheme, (c) the...

      Iron and Steel: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what assessment she has made of the sufficiency of Category 12 steel products: Non alloy and other alloy: Merchant bars and light sections...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Football: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the return of spectators to the indoor World Snooker Championship on 3 May 2021, whether a decisions has...

    • Boxing: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department has taken to (a) evaluate the effect of covid-19 restrictions on grassroots boxing and (b) support...

      Football: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he is taking to ensure that football supporters from (a) Wolverhampton and (b) the West Midlands are consulted as...

      Free Zones

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if he will make an assessment with the Secretary of State for International Trade of the potential merits of working with his...

      Football

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent meetings have taken place between (a) the Prime Minister and his officials and (b) Ministers and officials in his...

      Channel 4

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, for what reason Ofcom has yet to publish the findings of its investigation into the Channel 4 programme entitled, Dispatches:...

      National Lottery: Prize Money

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how much has been paid out in total by the National Lottery in prize money through (a) scratch card and instant win games and...

      Camelot Group: Profits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what the declared profits were of Camelot UK Lotteries Limited in each year since 2010.

      Camelot Group: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how much money was allocated to good causes by Camelot UK Lotteries Limited by (a) region and (b) sector in each of those...

      Camelot Group: Advertising

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how much Camelot UK Lotteries Limited has spent on advertising by region in each year since 2010.

      Football

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what Government support is available for (a) the provision of facilities for and (b) to encourage participation in grassroots...

      National Lottery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many (a) scratch card and instant win games and (b) standard draw National Lottery tickets have been sold in each region...

      UK Youth Parliament: Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether his Department made an estimate of the running costs of the UK Youth Parliament by budget heading prior to inviting...

      Coronavirus: Ventilators

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department is taking to tackle the spread of misinformation to critically ill patients with covid-19 on the use...

      Museums and Galleries: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether galleries that are both a retail gallery and have an accredited museum status can open at stage 2 of the Government's...

      Computer Software: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he is taking to ensure that the prevalence of QR codes is not exploited by people seeking to commit fraud.

      Food: Advertising

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, on the effect of...

      Events Industry: Government Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if his Department will make an assessment of the (a) implications for his policies of the findings of the recent survey by...

      Charities: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment the Government has made of the effect on levels of funding available to small charities of the UK ceasing to...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when he plans to respond to the letter from the hon. Member for West Lancashire of 5 March 2021, on a rural broadband speeds,...

      Youth Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when his Department plans to publish the findings from its Youth Review, which closed on 7 March 2021.

      Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Camelot Group

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many former officials from his Department have subsequently been employed at Camelot UK Lotteries Limited in each of the...

      Gambling: Internet

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what progress the Gambling Commission has made on its recent call for evidence on Remote Customer Interaction; and what steps...

      Choirs: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment he has made of the timescale for allowing choirs to sing (a) indoors and (b) outdoors as covid-19...

  • Prime Minister

    • Emmerson Mnangagwa

      To ask the Prime Minister, when he last spoke to President Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe.

    • Edward Woodwood

      To ask the Prime Minister, whether the Prime Minister or his officials have met the former Manchester United Chairman Ed Woodward in the last three months.

  • Women and Equalities

    • Racial Discrimination

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, if she will make it her policy to (a) reject the report from the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities published on 31 March 2021 and (b)...

    • Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, with reference to the Department of Health and Social Care’s press release on uptake of covid-19 vaccinations within the Black community...

      Equality: Public Sector

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, whether her Department plans to bring a commencement order for Section 1 Public Sector Duty on Socio-economic Inequalities of the Equality Act 2010.

  • Department for Transport

    • Road Traffic Control

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to impose sanctions on local authorities that have not used grants under the Emergency Active Travel Fund to introduce relevant measures to...

    • Road Traffic Control: Oxfordshire

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether the funding awarded from the Emergency Active Travel Fund to Oxfordshire County Council to support the Jericho Low...

      Driving: Disqualification

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many times the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency has overturned a decision to grant an exemption from disqualification on the grounds of exceptional hardship...

  • Leader of the House of Lords

    • Ministerial Statements

      To ask the Leader of the House what (1) steps they are taking, and (2) safeguards are in place, to ensure that ministerial statements delivered in the House of Lords are accurate.

    • Leader of the House of Lords: Written Questions

      To ask the Leader of the House what steps she is taking to (1) encourage, and (2) require, ministers to answer written parliamentary questions as tabled.

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • OECD Countries

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what value is attributed to a tonne of carbon in the Treasury’s Green Book; and whether they intend to publish the equivalent figures for each of the OECD...

    • Energy Companies Obligation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to extend the Energy Company Obligation to other measures in addition to space heating.

      Housing Improvement: Energy

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what funds (1) have been, and (2) will be, allocated to local authorities to enable them to retrofit domestic premises to increase their energy efficiency.

      Aviation and Shipping: Carbon Budgets

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to include international aviation and shipping emissions in the Sixth Carbon Budget, as recommended by the Climate Change Committee in their...

      Carbon Emissions: Taxation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will set a long-term carbon pricing signal to support the removal of carbon emissions from the atmosphere in the UK.

      Hydrogen and Nuclear Power

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to progress (1) the replacement of the UK’s nuclear reactors, and (2) action on hydrogen as an alternative low carbon fuel; what...

      Carbon Budgets

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will set a statutory target for the removal of CO2 from the atmosphere in the UK as part of legislation under the Sixth Carbon Budget.

      UK Emissions Trading Scheme

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to develop rules that would enable CO2 removals to be integrated into carbon markets, such as a UK emissions trading system.

      Zero Hours Contracts

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that employers give as much notice as possible when offering work to employees on zero hours contracts.

      International Centre for Genomic Medicine in Neuromuscular Diseases: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have held with the Medical Research Council about the impact of its decision to reduce grant funding which had been allocated in...

      Small Businesses: Environment Protection

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support small businesses to become more environmentally friendly.

      Nigel Boardman

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether Nigel Boardman is the chair of the Audit, Risk and Assurance Committee at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy; and whether that...

      Greensill: Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they (1) received, or (2) sought, any information from (a) the government of Germany, (b) German financial regulators, or (c) the German Deposit Protection...

      Peter Marquez

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of any potential conflicts of interest relating to their reported planned appointment of the head of space policy at Amazon to a...

      Fires: Carbon Emissions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of carbon emissions caused by wildfires in each of the last five years; and how these emissions are accounted for in UK carbon budgets.

      Renewable Energy: Exports

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the potentioal for exporting green energy in the next (1) five, and (2) ten, years.

      Medicine: Research

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on charity-funded medical research; what assessment they have made of any such impact on...

      National Centre for Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research: Expenditure

      To ask Her Majesty's Government over what period was the £71 million funding invested in research by the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research;...

      Business: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the survey on the cost of COVID-19 to tradespeople by Simply Business, published on 23 April; and what steps they are taking to...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Callanan on 4 February (HL12442), which COVID-19 vaccines they have ordered to date by (1) manufacturer, (2) number of doses...

      Paula Vennells

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the quashing of the convictions of 39 sub-postmasters at the Court of Appeal on 23 April, what assessment they have made of the possibility of...

      Trade Marks: Maladministration

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, in the event of an erroneous trademarking of a trade name by the Intellectual Property Office, they may reverse the trademarking without the need for...

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Proscribed Organisations: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government which organisations are proscribed under Schedule 2 to the Terrorism Act 2000 due to their association with terrorism in Northern Ireland.

    • Economic Situation: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the economic damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, what steps they are taking to work with the Northern Ireland Executive to encourage the recovery...

      Terrorism: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what recent discussions they have had with the victims of the Northern Ireland Troubles on the intro-duction of legislation to deal with the legacy of the Troubles.

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Health Services

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the recommendations to support the implementation of shared decision making set out in the report by AbbVie, Empowering...

    • Hospitals: Waiting Lists

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bethell on 27 April (HL15033), when they expect the assessment of National Health Service waiting times in England to...

      Health Services

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the scheduled publication of a shared decision making guideline by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence in June 2021, what assessment...

      Health Services

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that patients are explicitly consulted about decisions on service (1) changes, and (2) improvements, as part of NHS Restart.

      Coronavirus: Protective Clothing

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much public money has been paid in the last two years to companies based in China manufacturing face masks and other personal protective equipment; and to...

      Coronavirus: Protective Clothing

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much public money has been spent over the past two years on the purchase of (1) face masks, and (2) other personal protective equipment, manufactured in China.

      Coronavirus: Ethnic Groups

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the efficacy of their guidance (1) about the restrictions in place to address the COVID-19 pandemic, and (2) to promote...

      Palliative Care: Costs

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the estimate in the report by Sue Ryder Modelling demand and costs for palliative care services in England, published on 1...

      Palliative Care: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the report by Sue Ryder Modelling demand and costs for palliative care services in England, published on 1 February, what assessment have they...

      Speech and Language Disorders

      To ask Her Majesty's Government which NHS Trusts do not provide speech therapy for stammering adults; what are the reasons for those Trusts not providing such therapy; and what plans they...

      Hospices: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the report by Sue Ryder Modelling demand and costs for palliative care services in England, published on 1 February, what plans they have to...

      Palliative Care: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the finding in the report by Sue Ryder Modelling demand and costs for palliative care services in England, published on 1...

      Palliative Care: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether funding for palliative care services will meet predicted future demand.

      Diamorphine

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the supply of diamorphine; and what steps they are taking to ensure that any shortage in the availability of diamorphine to NHS...

      Health Services: Crown Dependencies

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what financial arrangements, if any, they have agreed with the Crown Dependencies in recognition of the (1) availability, and (2) use, of NHS facilities by...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how individuals can obtain confirmation of their COVID-19 vaccination status; whether that information is in a form that individuals can share with commercial...

      Health Services

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the scheduled publication of a shared decision making guideline by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence in June 2021, what assessment...

      Animal Experiments

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the UK’s departure from the EU, what assessment have they made of regulatory guidelines for the use of a second animal species in regulatory...

      Travel: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how often countries on the travel 'red list' are being reviewed; and how far in advance any changes to the red list will be announced.

      British Nationals Abroad: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether prohibiting a British resident overseas to travel to be with close family is in accordance with (1) domestic, and (2)...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the level of compliance of those who are required to quarantine upon arrival into the UK.

      Coronavirus: Travel

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bethell on 29 March (HL13356), what are the other two stages of the three-stage assessment process to attain full UKAS...

      Travel: Quarantine

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that those traveling to the UK indirectly from 'red list' travel ban countries quarantine in a hotel upon arrival.

      Shipping: Quarantine

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of exempting seafarers from the requirement for anyone travelling to the UK from a country on the travel ban list to quarantine in a...

      Daratumumab

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect to receive a report from the National Institute for Clinical Excellence on the (1) efficacy, and (2) cost effectiveness, of the daratumumab...

      Disease Control

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the (1) global, and (2) UK national, frameworks of (a) institutions, (b) capabilities, (c) processes, and (d) co-operation, that...

      Drugs: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effect of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland on the availability of medicines and drugs in Northern Ireland.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to their report UK COVID-19 vaccines delivery plan, published on 11 January, what criteria they use to assess whether to use the mobile model to...

      Prostate Cancer

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken to support the (1) current, and (2) future, provision of prostate cancer (a) treatment, and (b) related well-being services.

      Potassium Chloride: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the supply of potassium chloride to Northern Ireland from Great Britain suppliers has been reduced since 1 January 2021.

      Coronavirous: Vaccination

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the underlying health conditions which would make it unsafe for a person to have any of the currently approved COVID-19 vaccinations;...

      Drugs: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to offer a guarantee that patients in Northern Ireland will retain access to all drugs and medicines currently available following the...

      Drugs: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have held with drug and medicine manufacturers in relation to the withdrawal of medicines from sale in the Northern Ireland market because of...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much they have spent on setting up COVID-19 mass vaccination hubs to date.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what arrangements are they putting in place for COVID-19 vaccinations for Muslims during Ramadan

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the opinion expressed by consultants at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, as reported in The Times on 21 January, that delaying...

  • Department for Education

    • Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to extend the apprenticeship levy repayment timeframe to cover the duration of the period for which COVID-19 restrictions are in effect.

    • Pupils: Ethnic Groups

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that Black students in schools and colleges are not disadvantaged disproportionately as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

      Classroom Assistants: Languages

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to establish a fund to which schools can apply to cover costs of visas required to recruit foreign language teaching assistants.

      Financial Services: Education

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to include financial education into the national curriculum.

      Education: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by the Education Policy Institute Analysis paper: preliminary research findings on education recovery, published on 20...

      Teachers: Training

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to increase the (1) quality, and (2) quantity, of continuing professional development training for teachers.

      Graduates: Employment Schemes

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to introduce an employment support scheme for recent university graduates.

      Hospitality Industry and Tourism: Training

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to allow workers without qualifications in the hospitality and tourism sector to qualify for free level 3 courses.

      Care Leavers: Social Services

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the forthcoming consultation on national standards for unregulated provision for children in care and care leavers, as announced in the Government’s...

      Private Education: Assessments

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what equalities impact assessment they undertook before making the decision to charge private candidates a fee to be assessed by an exam centre in summer 2021.

      Lifetime Skills Guarantee

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the adequacy of the number of work-based qualifications included in their proposed Lifetime Skills Guarantee, announced on 29...

      Apprentices: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the number of apprentices who have been unable to complete their courses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic; and what support...

      Apprentices: Employment Schemes

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the efficacy of their Apprenticeship Incentive Scheme.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Post Offices: ICT

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many sub-postmasters were (1) prosecuted, and (2) convicted, on charges associated with the use of the Horizon computer system; and how long they estimate it...

    • Pensions: Fraud

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) convictions have been secured, and (2) penalties awarded, for pension scams for each year since 2010.

      Fraud: Prosecutions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many, and which, regulatory bodies are responsible for the criminal prosecution of fraud; how many successful prosecutions for fraud have been secured by each...

      Prison Sentences

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the highest number of total previous offences an offender had committed before being given an immediate custodial sentence in each of last two years.

      Crown Dependencies: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how the (1) financial, and (2) other, contributions made by the Crown Dependencies to the UK in return for UK provision of (a) defence, (b) security, (c)...

  • Department for International Trade

    • Lithium

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the likely availability of lithium in 2030, and (2) the likely price of lithium on the world market in 2030.

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • Hong Kong: Freedom of Association

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the protections for freedom of assembly in Hong Kong under (1) Article 27 of Hong Kong’s Basic Law, and (2) Article 17 of...

    • Occupied Territories: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures they plan to put in place to enable more than 20% of the population in the West Bank and Gaza to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

      Overseas Aid: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to reverse the reduction in foreign aid spending following the COVID-19 pandemic.

      Developing Countries: Gender Based Violence

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Statement by the Foreign Secretary on 21 April (HCWS935), what is the allocation of the Official Development Assistance spend for (1) the...

      India: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what practical assistance they are providing to the government of India to address the COVID-19 pandemic, including in relation to the supply of oxygen.

      Overseas Aid

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much of the 2021–22 Overseas Development Assistance will be allocated to (1) Gavi, the vaccine alliance, (2) the Global Fund, and (3) the Global Polio...

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the reported targeting of 292 Palestinian structures in the West Bank and subsequent displacement of 450 people by the...

      China: Religious Freedom

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the right to freedom of religion or belief in China, in particular the freedom of Uighurs Muslims.

      Myanmar: Politics and Government

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the formation of Myanmar’s National Unity Government (NUG); and what plans they have to ensure that the NUG receives...

      Jerusalem: Religious Freedom

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the restrictions placed on Palestinians in the Old City of Jerusalem during Ramadan.

      Jerusalem: Religious Freedom

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the extent of religious freedom under the Israeli occupation of East Jerusalem.

      British Council

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by the Minister of State (Minister for Asia) on 30 June 2020 (63339), what recommendations the strategic review of the British...

      British Council

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by the Minister of State (Minister for Asia) on 30 June 2020 (63339), whether they intend to publish the strategic review of the...

      St Vincent and the Grenadines: Volcanoes

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the World Bank about making concessionary finance available to Caribbean States adversely affected by the volcanic eruptions on...

      St Vincent and the Grenadines: Volcanoes

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the humanitarian crisis resulting from the volcanic eruptions on St Vincent; what further assistance they intend to provide to...

      British Overseas Territories: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what contribution each of the Overseas Territories makes to the UK Exchequer in return for the UK Government (1) ensuring their security, and (2) representing...

      Africa: Overseas Aid

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much Official Development Assistance (ODA) to (1) the Democratic Republic of the Congo, (2) Lebanon, (3) Libya, (4) Nigeria, (5) Syria, and (6) Somalia, will...

      Unrwa

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to protect the United Nations Relief and Works Agency from any loss of funding resulting from donors being accused of antisemitism for...

      Jerusalem: Violence

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the violence in Jerusalem on 22 April, reportedly caused by far-right Israeli groups.

      Bangladesh and Pakistan: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what support they are providing (1) to the government of Bangladesh, and (2) to the government of Pakistan, to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

      India: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what support they are providing to the government of India to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

      China: Press Freedom

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the risks faced by journalists reporting on human rights violations in China.

      David Cameron

      To ask Her Majesty's Government on how many occasions since September 2016 did Rt Hon David Cameron take overnight accommodation at (1) UK Embassies, (2) UK Consulates, or (3) UK Residencies; and...

      China: Olympic Games

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the possibilty of moving the 2022 Winter Olympic Games to another host nation with a better human rights record; and what...

      Human Rights

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what are their priorities for discussion at the G7 summit regarding human rights; and what plans they have to raise the human rights situation of Uighur Muslims in...

      China: Olympic Games

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the risks faced by British (1) journalists, and (2) athletes, attending the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing; and what plans...

      Chile: Constitutions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what (1) economic, and (2) political, assessments they have made of Chile following its adoption of a new constitution.

      David Cameron

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether Rt Hon David Cameron stayed at any British Embassies, Consulates or Residencies since he joined Greensill Capital as an adviser in August 2018; if so,...

      China: Religious Buildings

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports of mosques being destroyed in Xinjiang province; and what representations have they made to the government of China on...

      Tigray: Armed Conflict

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the attack by Eritrean troops in Adwa in the Tigray region of Ethiopia.

      Tigray: Armed Conflict

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative in relation to the situation in Tigray; and what steps they are taking in...

      Tigray: Armed Conflict

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports of the use of rape and sexual violence against women in Tigray in regard to indicator 7.9 of the UN Framework for...

      Nigeria: Armed Conflict

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of attacks by militias from Fulani backgrounds on places of worship in (1) the Middle Belt, and (2) northern states, of Nigeria; and...

      Tigray: Armed Conflict

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports of the use of rape and sexual violence against women in Tigray; and what representations have they made to the government...

      Nigeria: Religious Buildings

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the reported attack by militias from Fulani backgrounds on a Baptist church in Chikun, Nigeria on 25 April; what representations...

      Kenya: Migrant Camps

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the opposition of the Roman Catholic bishops of Kenya to the closure of the (1) Dadaab, and (2) Kakuma, refugee camps; and what...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to donate surplus vaccines to other nations; and if they have such plans, how they will decide which nations will receive those vaccines.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to work with the governments of other nations to coordinate the (1) donation, and (2) distribution, of surplus vaccines.

      Voluntary Service Overseas: Grants

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the expiry of the bridging grant for Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) on (1) international volunteering, and...

      Sri Lanka: Armed Conflict

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what sources they used to inform their assessment of the situation in Sri Lanka during the civil war in that country between 1 January and 18 May 2009.

      Military Attachés

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the information contained in despatches written by UK defence attachés must be independently verified before submission; if so, whether it is standard...

      Cecilia Chimbiri and Joana Mamombe

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they intend to make to the government of Zimbabwe about reports that human rights abuses have been committed against Joanna Mamombe...

      Denmark: Refugees

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Denmark about reports (1) that it plans to remove the residence permits of Syrian refugees currently...

      Mozambique: Peace Negotiations

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of plans to restore peace in north-east Mozambique following the impact of the insurgency linked to Islamic State.

      Gulf Strategy Fund

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to their Gulf Strategy Fund Programme summary, published on 30 March, what human rights (1) due diligence, and (2) safeguarding, procedures are...

      Military Attachés

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the despatches written by Lieutenant Colonel Gash, the former defence attaché of the British High Commission in Sri Lanka about events in that...

      Saudi Arabia: USA

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of the United States regarding its diplomatic relationship with the government of Saudi Arabia.

      Egypt: Water

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether, if at all, the ability of the government of Ethiopia to use water from the River Nile to support its (1) people, (2)...

      Democratic Republic of the Congo: Politics and Government

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their latest assessment of the (1) economic, (2) humanitarian, and (3) political, situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

      Mansour al-Shahateet

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that Mansour Shahateet spent 10 years in solitary confinement during 17 years’ incarceration in an Israeli prison;...

      Cyprus: Politics and Government

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of why the most recent attempt to reach a settlement in Cyprus was unsuccessful; what plans they have to push for a settlement based...

      African Union: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what (1) advice, and (2) support, they are giving to the African Union to minimise the number of COVID-19 vaccinations that expire before being used.

      West Bank: Schools

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact on the education of children in the West Bank of (1) restrictions on access to reliable (a) electricity, and (b)...

      Chatham House and Imperial College: Arms Control

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to cooperate with Chatham House and Imperial College on the development of an interactive complex model of the nuclear arms control system; and...

      Palestinians: Refugees

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assistance they are providing in the current financial year to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees; and whether they will publicise the...

      Turkey: Human Rights

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have assessed, or plan to assess, the extent to which (1) refugee child labour, (2) child labour by Syrian refugees, and (3) discrimination...

      Turkey: Human Rights

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the bipartisan letter signed by 170 members of the US House of Representatives in March, urging the government of the United...

      Jagtar Singh Johal

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of India about the imprisonment of Jagtar Singh Johal.

      Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Voluntary Service Overseas

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect to make a decision on the future of the long-term partnership between the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and Voluntary Service...

      Voluntary Service Overseas: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect to make a long-term decision on the funding for Voluntary Service Overseas.

      Germany: British National (Overseas)

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that officials in Germany have declined to recognise the status of British National (Overseas) passport holders; and...

      Armenia and Azerbaijan: Foreign Relations

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the opening of a museum in Azerbaijan on the second Nagorno Karabakh War on relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

      Myanmar: Democracy

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support the re-establishment of democracy in Myanmar.

      British Indian Ocean Territory: Military Bases

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to secure the future of the military base on Diego Garcia by negotiating a settlement of the sovereignty dispute with the government of Mauritius.

      Alexei Navalny

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what, if any, response they have received from the government of Russia to the statement by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office on 18 April...

      China: Falun Gong

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by the China Tribunal Judgment, published on 17 June 2019, on the government of China’s organ harvesting from...

      China: Falun Gong

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of China regarding their treatment of the followers of Falun Gong.

      Myanmar: Humanitarian Aid

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 9 March (HL13388), what further steps they have taken to respond to appeals for the urgent delivery of...

      Iran: Yemen

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they last discussed (1) the conflict in Yemen, and (2) Iranian support for the Houthis, with the government of Iran; and what assessment they have made of the...

      China: Foreign Relations

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much funding they have allocated to the Great Britain China Centre over the last 30 years; how that organisation relates to the Foreign, Commonwealth and...

      China: Overseas Aid

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much development funding they have provided to China in each of the past 15 years; and what the funding was used for.

      British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies: Defence

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what resources they provide for defending each of the (1) Crown Dependencies, and (2) British Overseas Territories; and what is the total cost of such resources.

      Sub-Saharan Africa: Climate Change

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the potential impact of mitigating climate change on reducing conflict in sub-Saharan Africa.

      Horn of Africa: Renewable Energy

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the contribution that renewable energy projects could make to (1) economic development, (2) skills development, and (3) job...

      Horn of Africa: Renewable Energy

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what support they are providing to renewable energy projects in the Horn of Africa region.

      Sub-Saharan Africa: Climate Change

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the proportion of (1) UK, and (2) global, climate finance that is directed to sub-Saharan Africa.

      Germany: British National (Overseas)

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that officials in Germany have declined to recognise the status of British National (Overseas) passport holders; and...

      Occupied Territories: War Crimes

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they made of the application of (1) international law, and (2) human rights principles, when making their decision to oppose an inquiry by the...

      China: Prosperity Fund

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the report by the Great Britain China Centre Reports and Accounts, published on 31 March 2019, how much funding they have provided through...

      William Shawcross

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what recent discussions they have had with William Shawcross, former Special Representative on UK victims of Gaddafi-sponsored IRA terrorism, on his report on...

      Occupied Territories: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the availability of COVID-19 vaccines to people living in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

      Afghanistan: Females

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that the rights of women in civil society in Afghanistan, including the right to education for girls, are protected following the...

      Iran: Foreign Relations

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, what discussions they have had with the government of Iran following its announcement that it intends to produce 60 per cent enriched uranium in retaliation...

      Africa: Renewable Energy

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support independent power producers in the renewal energy sector on the continent of Africa through the African Union.

      Tigray: Females

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Ethiopia regarding reports of women being held in sexual slavery in Tigray.

      Africa: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the scale of COVID-19 vaccine-related fraud in Africa.

      Russia: Sanctions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, what assessment they have made of the efficacy as a deterrent of the sanctions imposed on the government of Russia since 2014.

      Ethiopia: Dams

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to help resolve the dispute between Egypt and Ethiopia over the effect of the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the...

      Ethiopia: Electoral Register

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the voter registration exercise in Ethiopia.

      Fossil Fuels: Overseas Investment

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 25 February (HL13294), what assessment they have made of the Science Based Targets initiative;...

      Ukraine: Military Aid

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to defend the territorial integrity of Ukraine against Russian aggression.

      Palestinians: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that Palestinians were denied entry to the Al-Aqsa Mosque during Ramadan by Israeli forces on the basis that...

      Myanmar: United Nations

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking with (1) international partners, and (2) Association of Southeast Asian Nations member countries, to encourage the government of...

      Ethiopia: Dams

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the government of Ethiopia’s decision to begin filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in July 2020 without...

      Claudia Uruchurtu

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the government of Mexico about (1) the whereabouts of Claudia Uruchurtu, and (2) the steps it is taking to find her.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Afghanistan: Interpreters

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they keep a contact database of all locally employed civilian interpreters who have worked for UK Armed Forces in Afghanistan.

    • Afghanistan: Home Country Nationals

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Afghan Relocation and Assistance Policy will be administered solely by UK Embassy staff or whether any provision for its delivery will be contracted...

      Nuclear Weapons

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their justification for increasing the number of nuclear warheads by 40 per cent.

      Afghanistan: Interpreters

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to protect Afghan interpreters that have served British Forces following the planned withdrawal of British troops from Afghanistan...

      Alanbrooke Barracks: Housing

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many units of accommodation for service personnel at Alanbrooke Barracks are not en-suite.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Social Security Benefits: Compensation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of compensation payments to survivors of historical abuse living in Great Britain on any means-tested welfare payments...

    • Kickstart Scheme

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to extend the Kickstart Scheme.

      Food Banks

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by the Trussell Trust End of Year Statistics, published this month, and in particular, its finding that the Trust...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Gardens: Peat

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to ban the sale of horticultural garden peat; and if so, when.

    • Litter: Tobacco

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to establish regulatory mechanisms for imposing extended producer responsibility on the tobacco industry; and how any such plans will ensure...

      Owls: Animal Welfare

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the (1) number, (2) welfare, and (3) distribution, of barn owls in England.

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: Chilterns

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of HS2's application to the Environment Agency to tunnel the Mid Chilterns aquifer below the River Misbourne and Shardeloes Lake;...

      Cheese: Exports

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to reverse the decline in cheese exports to the EU.

      Dogs: Smuggling

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to raise the minimum age for puppies being imported to the UK to six months in order to deter the trade in underage puppies; and whether they...

      Dangerous Dogs

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they last reviewed the penalties for (1) owning, or (2) being in charge of, a dog that is dangerously out of control; and what assessment they have made...

      Dogs: Smuggling

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they will take to prevent heavily pregnant bitches from being transported to the UK illegally for the purpose of selling puppies to UK customers; and...

      Trees

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by the Woodland Trust State of the UK's Woods and Trees 2021, published on 14 April; and what steps they are...

      Agriculture: Forests

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the report by the Woodland Trust State of the UK's Woods and Trees 2021, published on 14 April, what plans they have to promote agroforestry,...

      Pigeon Racing

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that pigeon racing between the UK and Europe to continue without restrictions and, in particular, avian quarantine periods;...

      Birds of Prey: Diclofenac

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effects of diclofenac on birds of prey in the UK; and whether they will follow Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and India in...

  • Home Office

    • Extradition

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people have been extradited from the UK in each year since 2018.

    • Migrant Workers: Domestic Service

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many bids were received from organisations to provide information sessions on employment rights for overseas domestic workers; whether any of the bids have...

      Passports: British National (Overseas)

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many British National (Overseas) passports were issued in each of the last 12 months for which figures are available; and how many people have used the new...

      Overseas Companies: Africa

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the compliance by UK companies doing business in Africa with legislation and regulations in respect of combating forced labour.

      Windrush Lessons Learned Review

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what (1) are the Terms of Reference, and (2) is the intended completion date, for Wendy Williams' review of progress on recommendations made in the...

      Windrush Lessons Learned Review

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to update the progress they have made in evaluating the environment for immigrants following the Windrush Lessons Learned Review.

      Sergei Skripal and Yulia Skripal

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have classified the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal on 4 March 2018 as a terrorist attack.

      Money Laundering: Russia

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what evidence they have identified of money obtained as the proceeds of crime in Russia being laundered in the UK.

      Islam

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 21 April (HL14809), whether they will now answer the question put, namely, what assessment...

      Intelligence Services and Police: Crown Dependencies

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what financial arrangements, if any, they have agreed with the Crown Dependencies in recognition of the assistance that UK police and intelligence services provide...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many of the 2.2 million EU citizens now granted pre-settled status will be able to switch to settled status in (1) 2021, and (2) each of the next five calendar...

      Crimes of Violence: Crime Prevention

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much of the £23 million for early intervention programmes to prevent young people being drawn into violence, announced on 8 March, will be used to work...

      Ministers of Religion: Islam

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, in pursuit of their anti-terrorism policies, what is their estimate of the number of Imams preaching in the UK; and what is the estimate of the proportion of...

      Religious Practice: Islam

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, in pursuit of their anti-terrorism policies, what assessment they have made, if any, of any Islamist teaching in mosques in the UK.

      Asylum: Napier Barracks

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they made of the advice from Public Health England about the use of dormitory accommodation at Napier Barracks and its suitability...

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Devolution

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions ministers have had about establishing an English devolution taskforce, jointly led by Downing Street and local government.

    • Devolution

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the recommendations in the report by the Devolution All-Party Parliamentary Group Levelling-up Devo: the role of national...

      Devolution

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the recommendation in the report by the Devolution All-Party Parliamentary Group Levelling-up Devo: the role of national...

      Rents: Arrears

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many individual tenants, rather than households, are represented by the finding in the Household Resilience Study: Wave 2, published on 21 April, that nine per...

  • Cabinet Office

    • Public Sector: Standards

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the factors that are delaying the integration of public services, and (2) the cost to the taxpayer of such delays.

    • Cybercrime: Public Appointments

      To ask Her Majesty's Government who are the members of the ministerial group tasked with cohering cyber decision-making across Government, as set out in The Integrated Review of Security,...

      Cricket: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government for what reasons COVID-19 regulations permit people to socialise outside pubs but prevent them from attending four-day county cricket matches.

      Crown Representatives

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the collapse of Greensill Capital, what assessment they have made of the Crown Representative programme.

      Public Sector: Standards

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether the public sector in England has the necessary (1) skills, (2) knowledge, and (3) institutional memory, to develop more...

      Independent Adviser On Ministers' Interests: Public Appointments

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they intend to appoint a new Independent Adviser on Ministers’ Interests; and why that post has remained vacant since the resignation of Sir...

      Public Sector: Standards

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the UK's performance in delivery of the integration of public services; and of how this performance compares to that of EU member...

      Public Sector

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the potential cost savings of integrated public services.

      Public Sector

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether there is increasing demand from the public for more integrated public services.

      Government Departments: Social Media

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much money is spent by each (1) Government department, and (2) regulatory body, on advertising with (a) Google, (b) Facebook, (c) Twitter, and (d) other social...

      Elections: Homelessness

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that people who are classified as homeless are able to vote in the elections in England in May; and, in particular, what steps...

      COVID-status Certification Review

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will announce the recommendations of the COVID-Status Certification Review.

      Greensill

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether (1) Bill Crothers, or (2) his consultancy company, were employed by the Government on (a) project work, or (b) any other work, after Mr Crothers ceased to...

      Afiniti

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have any records of the Rt Hon David Cameron (1) contacting, or (2) arranging meetings with, (a) ministers, or (b) senior civil servants, over the...

      David Cameron

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the summary report published by the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists on 26 March following its investigation into Rt Hon David Cameron, whether the...

      Ministers: ICT

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to reform the Ministerial Code to take greater account of ministerial communication by (1) text, (2) Signal, (3) WhatsApp, and (4)...

      Ministers: Members' Interests

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they intend to publish the register of Ministerial interests up to the end of 2020; and the registers of Ministerial interests for 2021.

      Lex Greensill

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what functions Lex Greensill performed as a Crown Representative; how long he held that position; which person or office he reported to; and who was responsible...

      National Cyber Security Centre

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of how many operators of Critical National Infrastructure have used the National Cyber Security Centre’s new 'Knowledge...

      Overseas Trade: Kashmir

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what five African countries have the largest total value of trade with the UK.

      UK Internal Trade: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of Northern lreland's place in the United Kingdom since the introduction of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland.

      UK Internal Trade: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the European Union's conduct in recent discussions relating to trade between Northern Ireland and Great Britain.

  • Treasury

    • Accountancy and Taxation: Professional Organisations

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the recommendation made by the Association of Accounting Technicians in its response, published on 6 August 2020, to the HM...

    • Small Businesses: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support small businesses who have encountered payroll processing issues as a result of changes to COVID-19 support programmes.

      Libor: Sonia

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their response to the letter dated 21 April from the Chairman of the Working Group on Sterling Risk-Free Reference Rates to the Economic Secretary to the...

      Personal Pensions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the (1) value, and (2) service, provided by UK pension providers to holders of UK Self-Invested Personal Pensions.

      Credit: Regulation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that future regulation of ‘buy now, pay later’ products sufficiently protects consumers.

      Greensill

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, as a creditor of Greensill Capital and Greensill Bank, they will ask the administrators of those companies and related parties (1) to examine the personal...

      Interest Rates

      To ask Her Majesty's Government which department or agency is responsible for managing the sensitivity of (1) public accounts, and (2) expenditure, to interest rate movements.

      Business: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure the equitable distribution of schemes designed to support businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

      Government Assistance: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to provide support to those who have been ineligible for COVID-19 related financial support packages during the COVID-19 pandemic.

      Mortgages: Self-employed

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that self-employed workers are not excluded from the 95 per cent mortgage scheme announced on 19 April.

      Self-employed: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support the self-employed during the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions.

      UK Trade with EU: Customs

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact on small businesses of the requirement to complete customs paperwork for export to the EU.

      Payment Services Regulations 2017

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will begin the review process of the Payment Services Regulations 2017, in accordance with section 158 of those regulations.

      Electronic Funds Transfer: Fraud

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to legislate to enable the Payment Services Regulator to mandate protection against authorised push payment fraud; and what plans they have to...

      Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Amendment) (High Risk Countries) Regulations 2021

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they are reviewing the decision not to include Russia in Schedule 3ZA of High-Risk Third Countries in the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing...

      Archegos Capital Management

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the financial impact of the collapse of Archegos Capital Management upon entities (1) regulated, and (2) authorised, by the (a)...

      Greensill: Administration

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the financial impact of the administration of (1) Greensill Capital (UK) Limited, and (2) Greensill Capital Management Company...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Football

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Prime Minister met representatives of any of the football clubs that proposed to establish the European Super League in the last month; and if so,...

    • Events Industry: Insurance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to introduce a cancellation insurance scheme for the live events sector.

      Emergency Services: Monuments

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to support a national memorial to recognise the work of the emergency services.

      Social Enterprises

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to (1) support the development of social enterprises, and (2) integrate social enterprises into plans to make the UK carbon neutral by 2050.

      Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh: Monuments

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had about creating a monument in memory of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

  • The Senior Deputy Speaker

    • Peers: Training

      To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker what has been the total cost to public funds to date for Members of the House of Lords undertaking Valuing Everyone training.

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