Written answers

Thursday, 14 October 2021

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Social Services: Career Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department has taken to help ensure long term career development for people employed in social care; and what assessment...

    • Department of Health and Social Care: Written Questions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to respond to Question 41808 on Coronavirus: vaccination, tabled on 3 September by the hon. Member for Brighton Pavilion.

      Social Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he plans to take to expand housing-with-care options as part of the Government's social care reforms.

      Home Care Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the Government's policy is on the role of housing-with-care within the social care system.

      Special Educational Needs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to tackle backlog in needs assessments to ensure that disabled children can access effective health support.

      Disability: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to help ensure the effectiveness of NHS support for disabled children (a) during covid-recovery and (b) generally.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Prime Minister: Flags

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, which companies have supplied Union Jack flags to the Prime Minister's Office since 2019.

  • Department for Transport

    • Roads: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they are satisfied with the law which authorises statutory authorities to obstruct the highway for the purposes of repair and maintenance.

    • Bus Services

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many Local Transport Authorities committed to establishing Enhanced Partnerships across their entire areas under the Bus Services Act 2017 by the end of June.

      Large Goods Vehicle Drivers: Facilities

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to make more rest stop facilities, such as toilets and wash facilities, available for lorry drivers on the principal UK transport routes.

      Transport: Carbon Emissions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have (1) to decarbonise the rail network by 2035, (2) to shift 25 per cent of freight from road to rail by 2030, and (3) to end the sale of fossil...

      Transport: Carbon Emissions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the Scottish Government's Mission Zero for transport decarbonisation policy; and what plans they have, if any, to implement...

      Motor Vehicles

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have (1) to reduce kilometres travelled by car by 20 per cent by 2030, (2) to end the sale of fossil fuel-powered cars and vans by 2030, (3)...

      Large Goods Vehicle Drivers: Driving Licences

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Vere of Norbiton on 22 September (HL2684), how many HGV drivers with a group C licence but without a Driver...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Cybercrime: Insurance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many insurance payouts are made annually from the cyber liability insurance scheme.

  • The Senior Deputy Speaker

    • House of Lords Chamber

      To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker, further to the Written Answer by Lord Gardiner of Kimble on 16 September (HL2734), and the recommendation of the report of the Select Committee on Procedure of...

    • House of Lords Chamber

      To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker, further to the Written Answer by Lord Gardiner of Kimble on 16 September (HL2734), why the decision to change Table Clerks' uniform was made without a report...

      House of Lords Chamber

      To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker further to the Written Answer by Lord Gardiner of Kimble on 16 September (HL2734), what is the cost of Table Clerks' full uniform; and what cost estimates were...

      House of Lords Chamber

      To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker, further to the Written Answer by Lord Gardiner of Kimble on 16 September (HL2734), whether the House has agreed that decisions on Table Clerks' uniform should...

      House of Lords Chamber

      To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker, further to the Written Answer by Lord Gardiner of Kimble on 16 September (HL2734), what is the cost of (1) six formal uniforms for the additional Table Clerks,...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Warships: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to stripping laid-up (1) Hunt class, and (2) Sandown class, Mine Counter Measure Vessels and using them as patrol vessels in UK...

    • Warships: Guided Weapons

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to supply the Royal Navy with (1) surface-to-surface, and (2) land attack, missiles to (a) Type 45 destroyers, (b) Type 26...

      Australia: Warships

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the difficulties associated with incorporating Australian radar systems and United States combat systems into the Hunter class frigates that the UK and...

      Australia: Warships

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the agreement with Australia to cooperate on building Type 26 and Hunter class frigates has been amended since it was signed.

      Army: Reserve Forces

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many serving major generals there are in the Army Reserve, listed by name and post; and how many there will be after implementation of the Integrated Review.

      Armed Forces: Large Goods Vehicle Drivers

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) regular, and (2) reserve, members of the Armed Forces hold (a) a group C HGV licence, and (b) a group C + E licence.

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