Written answers

Tuesday, 29 June 2021

  • Department for Transport

    • Driving Licences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the effect of the backlog in online driving licence renewal applications on drivers whose licences expired after 31...

    • East Coast Railway Line and High Speed 2 Railway Line: Fares

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has made comparative assessment of the estimated price of a standard class seat between London and York travelling on (a) HS2...

      Cycling and Walking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to encourage commuters to walk, cycle and use public transport as covid-19 restrictions are eased.

      Level Crossings: Oxfordshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the number of safety cameras at level crossings that have been turned off and are still off in (a) Oxfordshire and (b)...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent progress has been made on HS2 Phase 2b Eastern Leg.

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: York

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential economic benefits of HS2 to York.

      Parking: Pedestrian Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to his Department's consultation on managing pavement parking that closed on 22 November 2020, when his Department plans to publish its...

      Electric Scooters: Public Places

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he has made an assessment of the viability of permitting e-scooter use (a) on roads, (b) on cycle lanes and (c) in other public spaces.

      Railway Stations: Visual Impairment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether it will be in the remit of the Office of Rail and Road to authorise new rail stations without tactile paving.

      Railway Stations: Tickets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions (a) he and (b) his officials have had with representatives of (i) Rail Delivery Group, (ii) Transport Focus and (iii) London Travel...

      Railway Stations: Tickets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he plans to take to ensure that railway passengers are consulted on potential ticket office closures.

      Railway Stations: Tickets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he plans to take to ensure that Transport Focus and London TravelWatch consult with passengers on proposals to close ticket offices.

      Department for Transport: Freedom of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many freedom of information requests his Department has referred to the central Cabinet Office Clearing House for advice on handling in each year...

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Intellectual Property: Writers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of protecting UK author income as part of his Department's review...

    • Intellectual Property: Writers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with representatives of the Society of Authors on the future of the exhaustion of...

      Aerospace Industry: Quality Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what financial impact assessment he has made of the effect on UK manufacturing companies of obtaining AS9100 certification.

      Post Office: ICT

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 24 June 2021 to Question 19503 on Post Office: ICT, what the average payment has been to...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many covid-19 vaccine doses will be available for booster jabs to be given in September and October 2021.

      Research: Publishing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with representatives of UKRI on the progress of the open access policy review and the...

      Greenhouse Gas Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if his Department will publish data on UK emissions (a) in total, (b) per PPP$ of GDP and (c) in comparison with each...

      Green Homes Grant Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Green Homes Grant scheme and the latest data release of 24 June 2021, what assessment he has made...

      Heating: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 4 June 2021 to Question 7076, what steps his Department is taking to support the 20 per cent...

      Heating: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 4 June 2021 to Question 7077, if his Department will make an assessment of the potential...

      Heating: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 4 June 2021 to Question 7075, was estimate he has made of the average cost of installing a...

      Green Homes Grant Scheme: Planning Permission

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether planning permission is required for works undertaken as part of the Green Homes Grant Scheme for properties...

      Holiday Leave

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to ensure that umbrella companies do not withhold holiday pay from workers.

      Coronavirus: Disinfectants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will take steps to ensure hand sanitiser manufacturers provide clear information on the labels of their products...

      Spaceflight: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merit of a limit on the indemnity and liability required by UK...

      Spaceflight: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if his department will amend Section 36 of the Space Industry Act in line with the Government’s stated intent so...

      Spaceflight: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of introducing a cap on the unlimited liability...

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Written Statement of 15 December 2020, HCWS652, what steps he has taken to phase out unconscious...

      Research: Publishing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to UK Research and Innovation's (UKRI) Open Access policy review, what progress UKRI has made on...

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Public Places: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to improve ventilation in public spaces to mitigate aerosol transmission of covid-19.

    • Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on aerosol transmission of covid-19 and ventilation in public spaces.

      Myelodysplastic Syndromes: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to help ensure equitable access to Exjade for Myelodysplastic Syndrome patients across the country.

      Myelodysplastic Syndromes: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to (a) enable and (b) fund urgent access to the drug Luspatercept for extremely vulnerable transfusion-dependent...

      Ivermectin

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what research his Department is undertaking on the efficacy of Ivermectin in the treatment of covid-19.

      Health Services: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what responsibility Integrated Care Systems will have for (a) maternity and (b) other women's health services; and if he will make a...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what additional resources he is making available to increase the vaccination rates of young people working in the hospitality sector.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of giving a potential covid-19 booster vaccine to people with asthma who...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation has made of the potential merits of using the chronic respiratory flu...

      Obesity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure its Tackling Obesity Strategy does not promote crash diets.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential effect on the retention of social care workers of the requirement for...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to (a) assess the effectiveness of covid-19 vaccines for people with blood cancer and (b) establish a...

      Pregnancy: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of reducing the time between covid-19 vaccine doses for pregnant women in line with...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of immunosuppressive medication on the effectiveness of covid-19 vaccinations; and...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Answer of 10 June 2021 to Question 10529, what recent advice he has received from (a) the Joint Committee on...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 22 June 2021 to Question 16141, what the planned timescale is for the upgrade to the App to allow people who...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to vaccinate 16 to 18 year olds against covid-19.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many applications have been made under the Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979 for compensation arising from disability caused by...

      Clinical Trials

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to increase the number of patients recruited to clinical trials in the NHS.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he is having with the providers of PCR testing centres to ensure that there is an increase in PCR tests available to...

      Surgery: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the number of children waiting for elective surgery in England.

      Carers: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the impact of the covid-19 outbreak on carers.

      NHS: Computer Software

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people have been notified of the need to self isolate by the NHS Covid-19 App in each month of 2021.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether NHS PCR tests contain latex; and what steps he is taking to ensure that people with allergies to latex have access to reliable...

      NHS: Computer Software

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many new downloads of the NHS Covid-19 App there have been in each month of 2021.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to provide free covid-19 antibody tests to people with a diagnosis of cancer for whom those tests have been...

      Podiatry: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of community podiatric surgery services that have experienced (a) closure and (b) restrictions of...

      Axel Heitmueller

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will provide details of all roles performed for his Department by Axel Heitmuller.

      Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust: Cancer

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to reduce waiting times for cancer diagnostic tests at (a) Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS...

      Pharmacy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of pharmacists who have become independent prescribers.

      Cereals: Consumption

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to increase wholegrain consumption in England.

      Care Homes: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he plans to take to increase the quality of care in all care settings.

      Abortion: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to publish terms of reference for his Department’s review of the efficacy of the recording of data using HSA4...

      Tourette's Syndrome

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to invest in specialist Tourette’s syndrome services and care across (a) St Helens Clinical...

      Abortion: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the procedures are for healthcare staff to register and report breaches of the regulations for home abortions as set out in the...

      Abortion: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has plans, in the 2021-22 parliamentary session, to repeal the regulations for home abortions as set out in the temporary...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to respond to the letter dated 17 March 2021 from the Hon. Member for West Lancashire, regarding water fluoridation, ref...

      Department of Health and Social Care: Freedom of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many freedom of information requests has his Department referred to the central Cabinet Office Clearing House for advice on handling...

      Perinatal Mortality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the outcome was of the national review by the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch to examine the reported recent increase in the...

      Non-surgical Cosmetic Procedures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the safety of cosmetic procedures being undertaken by non-licenced healthcare professionals.

      Mental Health Services: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the need for greater integration of reproductive health services and psychological therapy for...

      Arthritis: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Women’s Health Strategy will include a focus on the increased prevalence of rheumatoid arthritis among women; and...

      Life Sciences: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the criteria for the allocation of funding for life sciences that was announced in the Queen’s Speech 2021 will prioritise...

      Mental Health Services: Fathers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of fathers or partners bereaved by the death of a baby that are projected to receive support by...

      Spinal Injuries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people have sustained a spinal cord injury since March 2020, by level of injury.

      Out of Area Treatment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he will take to ensure that people with complex needs do not have to be placed out-of-area.

      Social Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what cross-party discussions (a) he and (b) Ministers in his Department have had on the Social Care Plan to date; when those discussions...

      Social Services: Reform

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish a route map of the steps he plans to take to formulate his social care White Paper ahead of its publication.

      Social Services: North East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the demand for adult social care in (a) the North East of England and (b) Newcastle upon Tyne...

      Hearing: Testing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to increase access to suitable hearing checks for everyone.

      Dementia: Diagnosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to increase the rate of dementia diagnosis (a) nationally and (b) in York.

      Care Homes: North East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to increase the number of residential care home beds in the North East of England.

  • Wales Office

    • Re-employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the Acas paper, Dismissal and re-engagement (fire-and-rehire): a fact-finding exercise, published 8...

  • Department for Education

    • Social Services: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of being a child of a victim of (a) domestic abuse or (b) sexual assault on likelihood of...

    • Department for Education: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the Written Statement of 15 December 2020, HCWS652, what steps he has taken to phase out unconscious bias training in his Department.

      Higher Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what guidance his Department plans to provide to higher education institutions on the respective provision of online and face-to-face teaching for the...

      Schools: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will provide details of the schools that are awaiting (a) full and (b) partial rebuilds; and whether schools are ranked in order of priority for...

      Overseas Students: Quarantine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to help ensure that there is sufficient hotel quarantine accommodation for students arriving from countries on the covid-19...

      Schools: Politics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the Government's announcement that schools in the United Kingdom will be encouraged to celebrate One Britain One Nation Day on 25...

      Schools: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to (a) improve ventilation in schools and (b) implement other mitigation measures to reduce aerosol transmission of covid-19.

      Schools: Sports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what criteria was used to publish guidance on holding school sports days during the covid-19 outbreak in summer 2021; and what assessment he has made...

      National Tutoring Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 22 June 2021 to Question 18546 on the National Tutoring Programme, of the 173,000 children who have commenced tutoring, how...

      Music: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the compatibility of (a) Step 3 guidance issued by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on covid-19...

      Department for Education: Freedom of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many freedom of information requests his Department has referred to the central Cabinet Office Clearing House for advice on handling in each year...

      English Language: GCSE

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of arrangements for assessing spoken language as part of GCSE English Language; and whether he has had...

      Students: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what additional support he is providing to universities for students who (a) are diagnosed with covid-19 or (b) have to self-isolate.

      Children and Young People: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will provide additional support to children and young people whose mental health may have deteriorated during the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Ministry of Justice: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the Written Statement of 15 December 2020, HCWS652, on Unconscious bias training, what steps he has taken to phase out unconscious...

    • Contempt of Court: Gender Recognition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference the advice of Chapter 12 of the Equal Treatment Bench Book, what assessment has been made of the potential effect of the advice that the...

      Question

      If he will take steps to invite all magistrates under the age of 75 who were automatically retired at the age of 70 to state whether or not they wish to rejoin the Bench.

      Courts: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent steps his Department has taken to increase court capacity in (a) Newport West constituency and (b) Wales.

      Question

      What steps he is taking to reduce the number of women in prisons.

      Question

      What progress he has made on a review into the Reading terror attack in June 2020.

      Rape: Criminal Proceedings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what most recent steps his Department has taken to improve the (a) prosecution and (b) conviction rates for rape in (i) Newport West constituency, (ii)...

      Question

      What steps his Department is taking to reduce the number of fraudulent whiplash claims.

      Question

      What steps his Department is taking to support the recovery of the justice system after the covid-19 outbreak.

      Ministry of Justice: Freedom of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many Freedom of Information requests have been referred by his Department for advice on handling to the Cabinet Office’s clearing house for...

      Prisons: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many temporary cells were installed in women's prisons since April 2020 to limit the spread of covid-19 in prisons.

      Rainsbrook Secure Training Centre

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the announcement, Lord chancellor takes immediate action to move children from Rainsbrook, published on 16 June 2021, what recent...

      Prison and Probation Service: Crimes of Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service has taken to increase staff safety across the prisons network following the stabbing of a prison...

      Prison and Probation Service: Crimes of Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the (a) decisions taken and (b) processes in place to protect staff at Her Majesty's Prison and Probation...

      Youth Custody: Ethnic Groups

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps his Department is taking to tackle the over-representation of Black, Asian and minority ethnic children in youth custody.

  • Treasury

    • Net Zero Review

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to include an assessment of the potential economic merits of reaching net zero in his Net Zero Review; and when he plans to publish...

    • Net Zero Review

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 24 May 2021 to Question 3084 on Net Zero Review, for what reason his Department did not publish the final report of his...

      Carbon Emissions: Public Expenditure

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to align departmental comprehensive spending review submissions with the Government’s net zero target.

      Research: Finance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, which Minister is responsible for the allocation of the £22 billion of funding for research and development announced in the Queen's Speech 2021.

      Beer: Excise Duties

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he plans to publish the Government's response to the Small Brewers Relief (SBR) technical consultation.

      Tourism and Travel: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 14 June 2021 to Question 12080 on Tourism and Travel: Coronavirus, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of...

      Treasury: Training

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the Written Statement of 15 December 2020, HCWS652, what steps he has taken to phase out unconscious bias training in his Department.

      Equitable Life Assurance Society: Compensation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what information he holds on whether Capita has destroyed any of the archived historic personal and payment data transferred to it by NS&I on the...

      Bank Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has had discussions with banks on the return of full banking services in store as covid-19 restrictions are eased.

      Insurance Companies: Departmental Responsibilities

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, which Government department holds responsibility for the insurance industry.

      Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of delaying the obligation for businesses to contribute 10 per cent towards the cost of furloughed...

      Companies: Off-payroll Working

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent steps his Department has taken to ensure that limited companies are not adversely affected by the changes to the off-payroll working rules.

      Infrastructure: Finance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when the Infrastructure and Projects Authority will be publish an updated National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline, last published in November 2018.

      Net Zero Review

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when the Treasury's Net Zero review will be published; and if he will make a statement.

      Treasury: Energy and Environment Protection

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what meetings the Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury has held with external stakeholders relating to her responsibilities for energy, energy...

  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    • Landlords: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that landlords maintain a good standard of repair to their properties...

    • Property Development: York

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what discussions he has had with the York Central Strategic Board on the economic case for the York Central site once...

      Community Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will make an assessment of the implications for his Department's policies on tackling community inequalities of...

      Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to the Written Statement of 15 December 2020, HCWS652, on Unconscious bias training, what steps he has...

      Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Freedom of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many freedom of information requests has his Department referred to the central Cabinet Office Clearing House for...

      Factory Farming: Planning

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will review national planning policy to strengthen provisions on the expansion of intensive broiler factories;...

      Fracking: Planning Permission

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many extant planning permissions there are which permit the construction of fracking sites.

      Tree Preservation Orders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of compensating or indemnifying local authorities for any...

      Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if his Department will make support available to leaseholders whose building insurance premiums have increased since...

      Building Safety Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will extend the closing date for applications to the Building Safety Fund beyond 30 June 2021.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Ministry of Defence: Freedom of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many freedom of information requests has his Department referred to the central Cabinet Office Clearing House for advice on handling in each year...

    • France: Nuclear Weapons

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much and what proportion of the total forecast cost of the UK contribution to the Teutates programme has been spent to date.

      Kenya: Counter-terrorism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the Government is giving the Kenyan Government any military assistance to help defeat terrorism in areas of that country.

      Ministry of Defence: Public Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what has been the level of total expenditure by his Department in (a) Scotland, (b) Wales and (c) Northern Ireland in each year between 2010 and 2020.

      Veterans: LGBT People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether he is taking steps to identify LGBT+ veterans who may have been dismissed from the Armed Forces prior to 2000 on account of their sexuality but...

      Navy: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many Royal Navy ships have had operations restricted as a result of covid-19 outbreaks amongst serving personnel.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment her Department has made of the potential merits of companies' covid-19 risk assessments including provision of covid-19...

    • Natural Gas: Hydrogen

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans she has to amend the Gas Safety Management Regulations to allow hydrogen blending within the main grid to levels higher than 0.1...

      Redundancy: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment her Department has made of the adequacy of the support available to people who have been made redundant as a result of the...

      Pensioners: Poverty

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of trends in the levels of pensioner poverty in (a) Coventry North East constituency, (b) Coventry, (c) the West...

      Disability: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether the final National Strategy for Disabled People will include a focus on the potential effect of backlogs in care and treatment caused...

      Employment: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps the Government’s national strategy for disabled people will take to prevent the further widening of the disability employment gap.

      Employment Schemes: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to ensure economically inactive disabled people are supported to find jobs.

      Disability: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to reduce the disability pay gap.

      Universal Credit: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what guidance her Department has provided the Home Office on the continued payment of universal credit to people who are (a) awaiting a...

      Pension Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many pensioners in (a) Coventry North East constituency, (b) Coventry, (c) the West Midlands and (d) England (i) receive the basic state...

      Job Creation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will publish data by sex, ethnicity and disability on the number of jobs created by the Government's job creation schemes.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when she plans to respond to the letter of 19 April 2021 from the hon. Member for Glasgow East on care leavers.

      Department for Work and Pensions: Freedom of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many freedom of information requests her Department has referred to the central Cabinet Office Clearing House for advice on handling in...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Pigmeat

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of the UK-Australia trade deal on the demand for pork products...

    • Food: UK Trade with EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with EU representatives on the UK-EU veterinary agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary...

      Plastics: Waste Disposal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies on the treatment of plastic waste of the Greenpeace Plastic...

      Nappies: Recycling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether his Department plans to implement the recommendations of the UN Environment Programme’s Life Cycle...

      Ivory

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 14 June 2021 to Question 10641 on Ivory, how much funding has been allocated to the awareness...

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the Written Statement of 15 December 2020, HCWS652, on Unconscious bias training, what steps he has taken...

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Freedom of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many requests for advice on handling freedom of information requests the central Cabinet Office Clearing House has...

      Animal Welfare: Select Committees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of appointing a (a) zoo and (b) aquarium expert to the new Animal...

      Poultry: Factory Farming

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what his policy is on the increase and expansion of intensive broiler factories.

      Food Supply

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to strengthen local sustainable food supply chains.

  • Home Office

    • Animal Experiments: Dogs

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Statistics of Scientific Procedures on Living Animals Great Britain 2018 report published in July 2019, for what...

    • Home Office: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Written Statement of 15 December 2020, HCWS652, on Unconscious bias training, what steps she has taken to phase out...

      Animal Experiments: Dogs

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Statistics of Scientific Procedures on Living Animals Great Britain 2018 report published in July 2019, which...

      Homicide

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 17 June 2021 to Question 10275 on Homicide, in what format that information is held.

      Migrants: Documents

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to ensure that migrants with a right to live in the UK have the documentation to prove that right.

      Immigration: Afghanistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department is taking steps to (a) hold further negotiations with the relevant local authorities and (b) assess alternative...

      Immigration: Afghanistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many and what proportion of applications from Afghan interpreters that were made from third countries have been refused by her Department.

      LGBT People: Birth Certificates

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make an assessment of the potential merits of bringing forward legislative proposals to enable birth certificates to be...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on the potential merits of extending the deadline for EU citizens living in (a)...

      Metropolitan Police: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the mechanism is for applicants to the Metropolitan Police Service to request sight of confidential disclosures made about them as part...

      Independent Office for Police Conduct

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the average waiting time is for cases to be allocated to complaint handlers by the Independent Office for Police Conduct in 2021.

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to deploy additional staff to the EU Settlement Scheme Resolution Centre Helpline in response to the high volume of...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what guidance her Department has provided the Department for Work and Pensions on the continued payment of universal credit to people who...

      Criminal Investigation: EU Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she has made an assessment of the prospects of the UK meeting the conditions for exchanging personal data under the EU Prüm...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many EU citizens living in Nottingham South constituency are eligible to apply for settled status.

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many eligible EU citizens living in Nottingham South constituency have (a) applied and (b) not yet applied for settled status.

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to ensure that naturalised EU citizens are not incorrectly advised to apply inappropriately to the EU Settlement Scheme.

      Home Office: Freedom of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department operates a red, amber and green rating system for categorising Freedom of Information requests according to their...

      Sayed Alwadaei

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will take steps to determine when the three-year-old daughter of Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei is planned to receive a (a) biometric...

      Counter-terrorism: Advisory Bodies

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many and what proportion of member of the Channel panel have been (a) Black, (b) Muslim, (a) from other minority ethnic backgrounds and...

      Counter-terrorism: Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what equality impact assessment her Department has carried out on the Prevent strategy.

      Animal Experiments

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to her Department's Annual Statistics of Scientific Procedures on Living Animals Great Britain that showed a seven per cent...

      Animal Experiments: Inspections

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for what reasons the number of inspections of animal testing establishments carried out between 2011 and 2018 decreased.

      Animal Experiments: Dogs

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Statistics of Scientific Procedures on Living Animals Great Britain 2018 report published in July 2019, what types of...

      Animal Experiments: Dogs

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Statistics of Scientific Procedures on Living Animals Great Britain 2018 report published in July 2019, what the five...

      Animal Experiments: Primates

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Scientific Procedures on Living Animals Great Britain 2018 report published in July 2019, for what reason the number...

      Electric Scooters

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the number of e-scooters being used illegally; what steps she plans to take to tackle that unlawful use; and...

      Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will ask the Chair of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) when he plans to reply to the letter from Professor David...

      Police Covenant Oversight Board

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when the Police Covenant Oversight Board will sit.

      Police: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many applications to become a police officer were received by the police in (a) 2019 and (b) 2020; how many of those applications...

      General Register Office: Internet

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 17 June 2021 to question 15183 on General Register Office: Internet, what the evidential basis is for her...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department is taking steps to facilitate the introduction of a digital app for use by those approved under the EU Settlement...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to (a) raise awareness of the application process and deadline for the EU Settled Status Scheme for (i) children,...

      Immigration: Armed Forces

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will take steps to grant permanent residency to UK troops who are from overseas who have served in the UK armed forces for over 12 years.

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate her Department has made of the number of EU citizens who may miss the deadline for applications to the EU Settlement Scheme of...

      Counter-terrorism: Databases

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what guidance her Department has issued on (a) the use of and (b) access to the central database on which information on Prevent referrals...

      NHS: Counter-terrorism

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions (a) she and (b) officials in her Department have had with counterparts in the Department for Health and Social Care on...

      Repatriation: India

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many and which (a) Sikh community groups, (b) charities and (c) Gurdwaras her Department has approached on its voluntary return...

      Hassockfield Immigration Removal Centre: Industrial Health and Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment has been made of the health and safety conditions of the planned immigration removal centre in Medomsley, County Durham.

      Windrush Generation: Southwark

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people resident in the London Borough of Southwark have (a) applied for and (b) received compensation under the Windrush...

      Independent Office for Police Conduct

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many cases are awaiting allocation to complaint handlers at the Independent Office for Police Conduct.

      Undocumented Migrants: Boats

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what her Department is doing with rubber dinghies and boats seized from illegal immigrants arriving on British beaches.

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many EU citizens settled in (a) Birmingham, Edgbaston, (b) Birmingham and (c) the West Midlands have (i) applied for, (ii) been granted,...

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • Pakistan: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how many travellers returning from Pakistan to the UK tested positive for the (a) alpha, (b) beta, (c) gamma, (d)...

    • South Africa: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the covid-19 situation in South Africa.

      Africa and Asia: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what the monetary value is of the development assistance that the UK plans to provide to (a) Bangladesh, (b)...

      Zimbabwe: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the covid-19 situation in Zimbabwe.

      Nigeria: Violence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the Nigerian President's response to reported...

      Nigeria: Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the situation in South East Nigeria in the context of reports by the Igbo Elders...

      Africa and Asia: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what the monetary value is of the development assistance that the UK has provided to (a) Bangladesh, (b) Ghana,...

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions he has had with his international counterparts at the G7 Summit in Cornwall on re-establishing a...

      Iraq: Turkey

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the accuracy of allegations that Turkey used chemical weapons in Iraqi Kurdistan.

      Husain Barakat

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the meeting between HM Ambassador to Bahrain and the Bahraini Minister of Interior on 9 June...

      Islam Wael Fahmi Dar Nasser

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will make representations to his Israeli counterpart (a) on the death of 16-year-old Islam Wael Fahmi Dar...

      Myanmar: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the covid-19 situation in Myanmar.

      Sri Lanka: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the covid-19 situation in Sri Lanka.

      Jagtar Singh Johal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his Indian counterpart on the arbitrary detention of UK national, Mr...

      Caribbean: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how much Official Development Assistance the Government has spent in the Caribbean in the last five years; and how...

      UN World Conference against Racism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will make a statement on events marking the 20th anniversary of the 2001 World Conference Against Racism in...

      Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Freedom of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how many freedom of information requests his Department has referred to the central Cabinet Office Clearing House...

      British Council: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the announcement of closures to the British Council's international network, The British...

      Libya: Elections

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what support the UK is providing to the Government of National Unity to ensure free and fair elections are held in...

      Overseas Aid: HIV Infection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps the Government took to tackle HIV and AIDS worldwide in the (a) late 1990s and (b) early 2000s; and how...

      Iran: Nuclear Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his international counterparts on the restoration of the 2015 Joint...

      Overseas Aid: HIV Infection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how much funding the Government has allocated to securing universal international access to HIV (a) prevention,...

      Iraq: Turkey

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions has he had with his Turkish counterparts on Turkish military intervention in Iraqi Kurdistan.

      Palestinians: Textbooks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the European Commission on the publication date of the EU-funded review of...

  • Cabinet Office

    • Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, when he plans to respond to correspondence and repeat correspondence sent to Lord Frost on matters raised by...

    • Weddings: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether, from 21 June 2021, weddings of any size will be able to take place, providing social distancing...

      G7: Cornwall

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether a train had been booked for his travel to Cornwall for the G7.

      UK Trade with EU: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to the Answer of 23 March 2021 to Question 171772 on UK Trade with EU: Northern Ireland, what...

      Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether covid-19 infections and hospitalisations among people who have been offered but refused to accept a...

      Cabinet Office: Training

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to the Written Statement of 15 December 2020, HCWS652, what steps he has taken to phase out...

      Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps he is taking to ensure his public communications on covid-19 over summer 2021 are effective.

      Festivals and Special Occasions: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will (a) update the guidance for significant life events including christenings and Bar/Bat Mitzvahs as...

      Death

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many excess deaths there have been in (a) England and (b) UK in each of the last ten years.

      Coronavirus: Public Inquiries

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent progress he has made on the commencement of the public inquiry into the handling of covid-19 outbreak.

      Cabinet Office: Freedom of Information

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether his Department has referred any freedom of information requests received by his Department to the...

  • Department for International Trade

    • Trade: Unfair Practices

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what plans she has to revise the regulations of the Trade Remedies Authority.

    • UK Trade with EU: Food and Livestock

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what assessment she has made of the potential effect of the proposed future UK-Australia trade deal on the (a) UK's and (b) EU's ability to...

      Department for International Trade: Freedom of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many freedom of information requests her Department has referred to the central Cabinet Office Clearing House for advice on handling in...

      Department for International Trade: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 22 June 2021 to Question 17695 on Investment and Trade: Wales, what her Department’s allocated budget is for...

      Department for International Trade: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 22 June 2021 to Question 17695 on Investment and Trade: Wales, what her Department’s allocated budget is for...

      Department for International Trade: Caribbean Community

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, when she last met representatives of CARICOM.

      Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what assessment her Department has made of trends in the level of costs for UK Importers; and what steps her Department is taking to help...

      Coronavirus: International Cooperation

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether she will allow low- and middle-income countries to waive intellectual property rights on covid-19 (a) vaccines, (b) therapies and...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Arts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps the Government is taking to encourage growth in the creative industries.

    • Music: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 21 April 2021 to Question 180913 on Music: Exports, which member states has his Department produced...

      Musicians: EU Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the Answer of 28 April 2021 to Question 186125 on Musicians: EU Countries, whether (a) his Department has...

      Events Industry: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if he will introduce a Government-backed insurance indemnity package against the risk of cancellation for the festival industry.

      Culture Recovery Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if he will publish data on the number of (a) freelancers and (b) supply chain businesses that are awaiting payments from the...

      Culture Recovery Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the eighth report of the Public Accounts Committee, COVID 19: Culture Recovery Fund published on 23 June...

      Broadband

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans he has to include provisions in the proposed product security and telecommunications infrastructure Bill to speed...

      Telecommunications: Infrastructure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions officials from his Department have had with representatives of (a) the Code Operators and (b) the Speed up...

      Broadband

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he is taking to maximise the uptake of next-generation gigabit broadband by consumers and businesses, to achieve...

      Telecommunications: Rural Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department is taking to improve digital infrastructure and connectivity in rural areas.

      Mobile Phones: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the impact of the re-introduction of roaming charges when travelling to the EU on Newport West...

      Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the Written Statement of 15 December 2020, HCWS652, what steps he has taken to phase out unconscious bias...

      Sportsgrounds: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, for what reason stadia with seating are allowed greater spectator capacities under covid-19 restrictions than those without;...

      Digital Technology: Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans he has to place obligations on online marketplaces as part of upcoming legislative proposals on ensuring products...

      Music: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of the extension of covid-19 restrictions beyond 21 June 2021...

      Broadband: Rural Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether the £825 million owed by BT to his Department following rural broadband upgrades has been returned; and how much...

      Internet: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he is taking to ensure that future online safety regulation has clear principles and values.

      Tourism: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he is taking to promote tourism in the UK after the lifting of covid-19 travel restrictions.

      Biometrics: Public Places

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of deploying live facial recognition technology in public spaces on data...

      Data Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he is taking to ensure the public have control of their own data.

      Telecommunications: Disadvantaged

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if he will publish the data from Ofcom's latest access and inclusion report by constituency.

      S4C: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on ensuring adequate levels of funding for Welsh...

  • Women and Equalities

    • Equal Pay

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, if she will take steps to (a) reinstate gender pay gap reporting, (b) introduce ethnicity pay gap reporting and (c) modernise equal pay laws to give...

    • Racial Discrimination

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, if she will make an assessment of the implications for the Government's policies on racial equality of the debate on 24 June, in the third...

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Recruitment: Equality

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the UK Recruitment Diversity and Inclusion Index, published by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation and the...

    • Business: Equality

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by the Henley Business School The Equity Effect, published on 7 June; and what steps they are taking to encourage...

      USA: Spaceflight

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to publish an assessment of the (1) global security, and (2) national security, impact of the agreement in the form of an exchange of notes...

      USA: Spaceflight

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made towards implementing the agreement in the form of an exchange of notes with the government of the United States of America on...

  • Attorney General

    • Hillsborough Stadium Inquiry

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar on 14 June concerning recent acquittals in the case of perverting the Court of Justice in relation to the...

    • Hillsborough Stadium Inquiry

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar on 14 June concerning recent acquittals in the case of perverting the Court of Justice in relation to the...

      Crown Prosecution Service: Internet

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar on 14 June concerning recent acquittals in the case of perverting the Court of Justice in relation to the...

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Cardiovascular System: Diseases

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what priority they are giving to managing cardiovascular diseases after the COVID-19 pandemic; what steps they intend to take (1) to better manage this disease,...

    • Carers: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they had with (1) carers’ unions, and (2) other bodies representing carers, before taking the decision to make COVID-19 vaccinations...

  • Department for Education

    • Universities: Freedom of Speech

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure freedom of speech in British universities.

    • Teachers: Training

      To ask Her Majesty's Government why the document Delivering World-Class Teacher Development, published on 8 June, contains no reference to universities.

      Motor Vehicles: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to close the skills gap to ensure that there are sufficient numbers of qualified mechanics capable of maintaining and repairing...

      Graduates: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the Office for National Statistics Graduates Report Graduates’ labour market outcomes during the coronavirus...

      Unemployed: Training

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that skills training programmes in emerging job markets are accessible for unemployed individuals.

      Apprentices: Registration

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect the register of approved apprenticeship training providers to reopen to applicants.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Child Trust Fund Maturity Working Group

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how often the Working Group on Child Trust Funds, announced by the Ministry of Justice in December 2020, has met.

    • Prisoners

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many category C prisoners with an Imprisonment for Public Protection sentence are currently held in category A prisons.

  • Department for International Trade

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • Universal Rights Group

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken to ensure their support for the Universal Rights Group non-governmental organisation based in Geneva, Switzerland is contingent on that...

    • Montenegro: Bilateral Aid

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much bilateral official development assistance they expect to provide to Montenegro in 2021/22.

      Azerbaijan: Bilateral Aid

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much bilateral official development assistance they expect to provide to Azerbaijan in 2021/22.

      Bosnia-Herzegovina: Bilateral Aid

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much bilateral official development assistance they expect to provide to Bosnia-Herzegovina in 2021/22.

      Armenia: Bilateral Aid

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much bilateral official development assistance they expect to provide to Armenia in 2021/22.

      Crimes against Humanity

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to progress the proposed Convention for the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes Against Humanity.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Ajax Vehicles: Testing

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many personnel have been injured in the process of testing Ajax armoured vehicles; and how many of these personnel needed hospital treatment.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Jobcentres: Armed Forces

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much funding has been spent to date from the up to £6 million commitment for Armed Forces Champions which was made in 2019.

    • Local Housing Allowance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the decision to freeze the Local Housing Allowance in cash terms on the ability of recipients to cover their rental...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Farms: Tenants

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to prioritise reform of the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 to provide greater security for tenants occupying their farms on farm...

  • Home Office

    • British Nationality: Children

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the High Court judgment in ST & VW v Secretary of State for the Home Department on 29 April, what steps they are taking regarding the application...

  • Cabinet Office

  • Treasury

    • Corporation Tax

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether parliamentary approval will be required for a future increase in the world minimum rate of corporation tax under Pillar 2 of the framework on Base...

    • Non-domestic Rates: Reviews

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect to publish the results of their fundamental review of business rates; and when they expect that proposals for reform resulting from that review...

      Taxation: International Cooperation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they plan to take to deliver on the international agreement on global tax reform agreed by the G7 on 5 June.

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Events Industry: Insurance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of providing a government-backed insurance indemnity package against the risk of cancellation for festivals in response to the...

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