Written answers

Friday, 17 September 2021

  • Department for Education

    • School Day: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what information his Department holds on the number of schools that have altered the length of their school day since the start of the covid-19 outbreak.

    • Assessments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps is he taking to ensure Ofqual publish final details of adjustments to the 2022 exam series as soon as possible.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when he plans to respond to the letter dated 21 May 2021 from the hon Member for Blackpool North and Cleveleys on childcare support for student nurses.

      School Day

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what information his Department holds on the average length of the school day by (a) local authority, (b) region and (c) nationally.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Health and Social Care Act 2008

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average turnaround time has been for first tier tribunals in relation to section 31 proceedings under the Health and Social Care Act 2008 in...

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • China: Religious Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps he is taking to help ensure freedom of religious expression in China in response to reports of the...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Afghanistan: Refugees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans he has to provide support to families in Afghanistan who followed instructions to go to Kabul Airport for military evacuation but were unable...

    • Afghanistan: Asylum

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many and what proportion of the Afghan nationals who supported the British armed forces during the conflict and requested to be relocated have now...

      Afghanistan: Unmanned Air Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of allegations that drones from Pakistan have been used in the recent fighting in the...

      Afghanistan: Asylum

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 9 September 2021 to Question 43388, how many Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy applications were received up to the...

      Reserve Forces

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he plans to publish the 2021 annual report produced by the Reserve Forces External Scrutiny Team; and if he will place a copy of that report in the...

      National Flagship: Crew

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department plans to have the new Royal Yacht manned by the Royal Navy.

      National Flagship: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what criteria his Department is using to assess applicants for the tendering process for design phase one of the planned new Royal Yacht.

      Ajax Vehicles: Testing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the estimated total cost is of the new trials which have recommenced at Millbrook on the Ajax Armoured Fighting Vehicle; and from which Top Level...

      Afghanistan: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Prime Minister's oral contribution on 8 July 2021, Official Report, column 1107, what the evidential basis was for the statement...

      Ministry of Defence: Welsh Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he last met Ministers in the Welsh Government.

      Armed Forces: Influenza

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether he has had discussions with Cabinet colleagues on potential use of the armed forces to transport seasonal flu vaccines in the event that the...

      Iran: International Military Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether a date has been set for the next court hearing for the IMS-Modsaf arbitration.

      International Military Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, on what date responsibility for the day-to-day activities of IMS Ltd was transferred to his Department, as stated in its 2019-20 company accounts.

      International Military Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, on what date his Department provided IMS Ltd with formal notice of the reporting requirements and regulations as a designated Arms Length Body of the...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Plants: Inspections

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what economic impact assessment he has carried out on the impact of plant inspection charges on garden centres.

    • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Listed Buildings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will publish the (a) properties classified as heritage assets by his Department, (b) most recent estimate of the value...

      Pigmeat: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he has taken with Cabinet colleagues to expedite a resumption of pork exports from UK pig processing plants,...

      Fly-tipping

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the cost of fly-tipping to local authorities.

  • Home Office

    • Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of implementing the recommendations of the Grant Thornton Report on Labour Availability...

  • Women and Equalities

    • Equality

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what steps her Department is taking to tackle geographic inequality of opportunity.

  • The Senior Deputy Speaker

    • House of Lords: Facilities

      To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker why House of Commons staff are able to bring guests into House of Lords facilities while Members of the House of Lords are currently not allowed to do so.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Afghanistan: RAF Regiment

      To ask Her Majesty's Government why the Royal Air Force Regiment was not deployed to support the evacuation operation in Kabul, Afghanistan.

    • Afghanistan: Asylum

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether those who apply to the Afghan Relocation and Assistance Policy scheme receive a receipt or acknowledgment of their application; and what is the timeframe...

      Defence Intelligence

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many individuals are employed by the Defence Intelligence organisation; and what is the budget for its operations.

      Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committees

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to expand the role of the Veterans Advisory and Pension Committees.

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