Written answers

Friday, 22 October 2021

  • Department for Transport

    • Heathrow Airport: Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what information his Department holds on Heathrow Airport's plans to extend use of the Smiths Detection Systems for airport security after the...

    • Shipping: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what further support his Department plans to provide to help decarbonise the UK’s maritime sector.

      Large Goods Vehicles: Hazardous Substances

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions his Department has had with the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency on increasing the availability of heavy vehicle ADR tests.

      Electric Vehicles: Grants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many plug-in car grants were given in (a) 2019, (b) 2020 and (c) 2021 to date.

      Driving Licences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the impact of the DVLA casework backlog on the return of licences revoked on medical grounds; and what steps he is...

      Driving Tests

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to help support learner drivers who have passed their theory tests and have been unable to book a practical test before the...

      Low Ashyard Railway Viaduct

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what structural assessment has been made of the (a) condition and (b) integrity of Low Ashyard Railway viaduct; what work has been undertaken on that...

      Cycling: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to page 58 section 8.48 of the 2018 Inclusive Transport Strategy, and the commitment to explore by 2020 the feasibility of amending...

      Railways: Electricity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the Government took steps to prevent Network Rail from increasing the electricity prices it charges Freight Operating Companies and Train...

      Electric Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to improve (a) access and (b) incentives for people of all ages to take up riding a powered two or three wheeled vehicle.

      Cycleways

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much his Department has spent on the development of local cycle lane networks in the last five years.

      High Speed Two: Environment Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he has taken to ensure that HS2 Limited is adhering to its Environmental Statement.

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: Buckinghamshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he has taken to help prevent (a) decline and (b) extinction of the Barbastelle Bat at (i) Leather Lane, (ii) Bowood Lane and (iii) Jones...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department has taken to help ensure that the entirety of HS2 is delivered in a cost-effective manner.

      Union Connectivity Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of when he will receive the outcome of the Union Connectivity Review by Sir Peter Hendy CBE.

      Driving Licences: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many blood sample tests requested by DVLA as part of a fitness to drive medical were required to be retaken due to a previous blood test being a...

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the statement by India’s foreign secretary on 21 September 2021, how many doses of covid-19...

    • Vectura: Philip Morris International

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, for what reason the Competition and Markets Authority did not investigate whether Philip Morris International’s...

      Post Office: Herbert Smith Freehills

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has had discussions with Herbert Smith Freehills LLP solicitors acting for the Post Office (a)...

      Easter

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will take steps to bring into force the provisions of the Easter Act 1928 to fix the date of Easter from 2023 onwards.

      Paternity Leave

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of extending paid paternity leave to new employees whose period in...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care's oral contribution of 14 September 2021, Official...

      Copyright and Intellectual Property: Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will make it his policy to support the music industry through (a) improving copyright and intellectual property...

      Small Businesses: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to support SMEs operating in the UK to transition to net zero.

      Green Deal Scheme: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many Green Deal appeal cases are still due to be processed as at 18 October 2021.

      Energy Supply: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will make it his policy that all energy suppliers must offer a no standing charge tariff to residential customers.

      Energy Supply: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment he has made of the level of (a) economic and ( b) political vulnerabilities caused to the UK by...

      Energy Supply: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to Ofgem's consultation on Access and Forward-looking Charges Significant Code Review, when Ofgem and...

      Energy: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what additional steps his Department is taking to support businesses and residents in Denton and Reddish constituency...

      Energy Supply: Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of providing support to pensioners to avoid fuel poverty ahead of...

      Warm Home Discount Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent discussions officials in his Department have had with representatives of energy companies on ensuring that...

      Warm Home Discount Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will make it his policy to increase the discounted sum available to eligible people through the Warm Home...

      Housing: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is planning to take to decarbonise domestic heating supply.

      Warm Home Discount Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to ensure low income customers switched to a new energy company under the supplier...

      Carbon Capture and Storage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has plans to restart carbon capture and storage projects in the UK.

      Housing: Heating

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when his Department plans to publish the results of the Electrification of Heat Demonstration Project.

      Heating: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will provide an update on the progress of Electrification of Heat Demonstration Project.

      Heating: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to raise awareness among consumers of the potential benefits of installing a heat pump.

      Heating: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the steps people need to take to ensure that their home heating...

      Natural Gas: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate he has made of the increase in volume of natural gas required to decarbonise the UK supply system by...

      Energy Supply: Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to support people with paying their energy bills and insulating their homes during winter 2021.

      Energy: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of taking measures to control energy costs for people living in...

      Renewable Energy: Microgeneration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans the Government has to ensure that the Local Electricity Bill achieves its aim of unblocking the potential...

      Renewable Energy: Community Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has plans to support the Local Electricity Bill to achieve its aim of unblocking the potential...

      Carbon Capture and Storage: Investment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the cost effectiveness of investing in carbon, capture, utilization and storage technology.

      Carbon Emissions: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate he has made of the funding required to meet the Government's carbon capture 2030 targets.

      Energy Supply: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he plans to take to keep energy prices low for household consumers.

      Fuel Poverty: Barnsley

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate he has made of the (a) number and (b) proportion of households in Barnsley that will experience fuel...

      CF Fertilisers UK

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of the bailout of carbon dioxide supplier CF Fertiliser.

  • Wales Office

    • Wales Office: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what steps he is taking to improve his Department's response times to correspondence from members of the public.

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to increase research into (a) slowing the symptoms of and (b) finding a cure for fibrodysplasia ossificans...

    • Rare Diseases: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will set up a national network of rare-disease centres.

      General Practitioners: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Royal College of General Practitioners' publication, entitled General Practice in crisis: An action plan for...

      Mental Health Services: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps she is taking to increase funding for community mental health provision to prevent patients being put in out of area placements.

      General Practitioners: Ellesmere Port and Neston

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many GPs there are in Ellesmere Port and Neston constituency.

      Breast Cancer

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many women have been diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer since January 2021.

      Health Services: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when his Department plans to respond to the call for evidence for the Women’s Health Strategy.

      DNACPR Decisions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 28 September to Question 51861 on DNACPR Decisions: Coronavirus, if he will make it his policy to collate data...

      Coronavirus: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Health and Social Care, whether the Government undertook a modern slavery impact assessment before procuring PPE overseas in the context of evidence of...

      Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what (a) funding and (b) other support his Department provides to help improve the lives of people with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva.

      General Practitioners

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many GPs per 100,000 people there are in (a) the UK, (b) England, (c) Wales, (d) Scotland and (e) Northern Ireland.

      Prescriptions: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will revise the current dispensing fee scale and changes to dispensing fees effective from 1 October 2021 to ensure that dispensing...

      Health Services: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to ensure the forthcoming Women’s Health Strategy includes provisions for menstrual wellbeing.

      General Practitioners: Stockport

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what support and resources are available to help GP surgeries in Stockport constituency to clear patient backlogs and increasing workloads.

      Blood: Donors

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what outcomes will be reviewed under his Department's plan for a 12-month post-implementation review of the removal of the question on...

      Blood: Donors

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, from what date the question on sexual activity of partners in parts of the world with high HIV rates will be removed from the blood donor...

      Disability: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has had recent discussions with the Treasury on health recovery funding for disabled children.

      Social Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the value of (a) care and (b) housing-with-care provision within the health and social care system.

      Disability: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the finding of Scope and the Disabled Children’s Partnership’s report, The gap widens, published September...

      Mental Health Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent steps he has taken to progress the Government's Mental Health recovery plan announced in March 2021.

      Hyperactivity: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to reduce waiting times for adults waiting for an NHS referral for ADHD treatment.

      Chronic Illnesses: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of The Improving Access to Psychological Therapies pathway for People with Long-term...

      Disability: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to Scope and the Disabled Children’s Partnership’s report 'The gap widens', published in October 2021, which...

      Disability: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the finding of the Disabled Children’s Partnership’s report entitled Then There Was Silence, published on...

      Disability: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what fiscal steps he is taking to help ensure that the necessary (a) health services, (b) therapies and (c) physical equipment is in...

      Home Care Services: Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to support elderly residents with the cost of domiciliary care.

      Hyperactivity: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of waiting times for children's ADHD treatment within the NHS.

      Coronavirus: Bereavement Counselling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what funding is being provided for bereavement support for people whose family members have died from covid-19.

      Myeloma: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what research his Department (a) commissioned and (b) evaluated on myeloma in 2018-19; at what cost to the public purse; and what...

      Health Professions: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much and what proportion of the £36 billion announced by the Government to tackle waiting lists as a result of the covid19...

      Health Professions: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Chancellor’s announcement in September 2019, what progress has been made on introducing a £1,000 personal...

      Adult Social Care Infection Control Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that funds made available to care home providers under the Infection Control Fund are being used to...

      Adult Social Care Infection Control Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the accuracy of entries made by adult social care providers in the Adult Social Care Infection Control...

      Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is planning to take to help improve the diagnostic rates of children with Avoidant restrictive food intake...

      Ambulance Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the current waiting time is for emergency ambulance response.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to respond to the letter dated 16 July 2021 from the hon. Member for West Lancashire regarding the covid-19 vaccine yellow...

      Diagnosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the property costs are of the new NHS community diagnostic centres announced by the Government on 1 October 2021.

      Midwives: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many individuals graduated from pre-registration midwifery training courses as qualified midwives in each of the last five academic...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to respond to the letter dated 2 July 2021 from the hon. Member for West Lancashire regarding diabetes care and prevention,...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to respond to the letter dated 14 July 2021 from the hon. Member for West Lancashire regarding intra-operative radiation...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to respond to the letter dated 28 July 2021 from the hon. member for West Lancashire on the Health and Care Bill, reference...

      Dementia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of (a) ambulance use and (b) presentations at A and E by patients suffering with symptoms of...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to respond to the letter dated 26 July 2021 from the hon. Member for West Lancashire, regarding PCR testing in Lancashire,...

      Health and Care Bill

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 19 July 2021 to Question 33196 on Health and Care Bill, on what date drafts of regulations relating to the...

      Hospitals: Death

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to help ensure that critically ill patients do not die alone in the hospital.

      Hospitals: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress his Department has made against the Government's commitment to build 40 new hospitals by 2030.

      Midwives: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he plans to take to increase the number of midwives working in the NHS.

      Breast Cancer: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that women with triple-negative breast cancer are provided with the medical support that they need.

      Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the impact on transparency of data redaction in technology appraisals and highly specialised...

      Mental Health: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to increase funding for research into mental health conditions.

  • Leader of the House

  • Department for Education

    • Department for Education: Local Government Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many funds are allocated to local authorities by his Department through a process of competitive bidding; and if he will publish the names of...

    • Students: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he plans to allow people whose higher education has been disrupted as a result of international conflict to apply for funding with student finance.

      Overseas Students

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when the Government last conducted an evaluation of international higher education students’ contribution to the UK economy.

      Mathematics: Students

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans he has to increase the number of mathematics (a) undergraduates and (b) postgraduates.

      Vocational Education: North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions he has had with representatives of FE colleges and providers in (a) St Helens North constituency and (b) the North West on the...

      Apprentices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans he has to (a) increase flexibility in the apprenticeship system and (b) extend access to workers on temporary contracts.

      Vocational Education: North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many people aged (a) 16 to 18 years old and (b) over 19 years old studied for a level 3 BTEC in (a) St Helens Metropolitan Borough and (b)...

      Vocational Education: North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the effect on levels of inequality in the North West region of the withdrawal of funding for certain BTEC qualifications.

      Students: Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he plans to lower the student loan repayment threshold from £27,000 to £23,000.

      Universities Superannuation Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent assessment his Department has made of the financial sustainability of the Universities Superannuation Scheme.

      Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of private companies sharing their apprenticeship levy funds with public bodies.

      Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he has plans to review the effectiveness of the Apprenticeship Levy.

      Sixth Form Education: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will make it his policy to raise the rate of funding for sixth form education to at least £4,760 per student in the upcoming Spending...

      Universities: Counter-terrorism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will list (a) any powers he has to prevent investment in UK universities by hostile states and (b) the legal basis for each of those powers.

      Adult Education: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much Government funding has been allocated to adult education in each region in each year since 2019.

      Students: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what progress his Department has made on introducing alternative student finance options for Muslim students.

      Warwickshire College: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent discussions he has had with the Board of Warwickshire College Group on their policy on site closures.

      Holiday Activities and Food Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much of the funding allocated to the Holiday Activities and Food Programme has been spent on activities for children during the (a) Easter and (b)...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Prison Officers: Retention and Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to Prison Service Pay Review Body 2021 report on England and Wales, published on 19 October 2021, what assessment he has made of the...

    • Prison Officers: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to Prison Service Pay Review Body 2021 report on England and Wales, published on 19 October 2021, what plans he has to increase pay in...

      Prison Service: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to recommendation one of the Prison Service Pay Review Body 2021 report on England and Wales, published on 19 October 2021, if he will...

      Prison Service: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the statement in the Prison Service Pay Review Body 2021 report on England and Wales, published on 19 October 2021, that we consider...

      Frankland Prison: Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, by what date will in-cell telephony be fully installed in HMP Frankland.

      Perinatal Mortality: Coroners

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will ask coroners to prioritise post-mortems and the holding of inquests for babies that have died.

      Attorney General: Judges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether the spouse of the Attorney General is permitted to be a serving judge.

      Crown Prosecution Service: Judges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether the spouse of the Director of Public Prosecutions is permitted to be a serving judge.

      Sexual Offences: Sentencing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people have been sentenced for street flashing as part of the statistics for exposure and voyeurism for each year since 2010.

      Magistrates' Courts: Domestic Abuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, to how many and what proportion of magistrates courts the domestic abuse best practice framework applies; and how many courts have dedicated sitting...

      Public Sector: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the impact of the public sector pay freeze on the recruitment and retention of staff in the (a) probation service and (b)...

      Family Courts and Probation: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to adjust pay levels to assist with the recruitment and retention of staff in (a) probation services and (b) family courts.

      Probation: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether he is taking steps to (a) create and (b) implement a tool to measure the workload of staff in the probation service.

      Probation: Databases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the impact of the implementation of the new ViSOR database on the workload of staff in the probation service.

      Probation: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what funding is being provided to the probation service to help ensure that those services can be stabilised while the Unified Model is being implemented.

      Reoffenders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 22 September 2021 to Question 49080 on Reoffenders, what proportion of offenders included within the fines disposal type...

      Council Tax: Non-payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether his Department holds annual data on the rates of committal proceedings, committal orders and days spent in prison with regard to unpaid Council...

  • Department for International Trade

    • Trade Fairs: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how the Government plans to decide which trade shows are eligible for grant funding in its successor to the Trade Show Access Programme.

    • Alcoholic Drinks: Excise Duties

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether the terms of (a) Article III of GATT, (b) The UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement and (c) the Comprehensive and Progressive...

      Environment Protection: Foreign Investment in UK

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, with reference to the statistics release published on her Department’s website on 14 October 2021, entitled Net zero related inward...

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • Syria: Christianity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent discussions she has had with the Government of Turkey on the treatment of Christians in the Khabur...

    • Western Sahara: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether her Department plans to request that a mandate to monitor the human rights situation in the Western Sahara...

      Western Sahara: Sovereignty

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the Answer of 5 February 2021 to Question 144869 on Western Sahara; Politics and Government,...

      Afghanistan: Refugees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if she will publish an update on the steps her Department is taking to facilitate the safe passage for vulnerable...

      Syria: Overseas Aid and Sanctions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment she has made of the implications for his policies of the impact of (a) sanctions and (b) reduction...

      Afghanistan: Refugees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what proportion of people who have contacted her Department through the (a) public hotline and (b) emergency email...

      Unrwa

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what plans her Department has to renew its multi-year commitment to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine...

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment she has made of the humanitarian impact of prolonged internal displacement of Palestinians in Gaza...

      Nepal: Religious Freedom

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the answer of 3 June 2021 to Question 7204 on Nepal: Christianity, what steps the British Embassy...

      Academic Technology Approval Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what estimate he has made of the average time taken by his Department to issue Academic Technology Approval Scheme...

      UK Delegations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what plans she has to introduce guidelines for future delegation selection criteria for all Conferences of Parties...

      Travel Restrictions: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment she has made of the potential barriers to international travel experienced by fully...

      Bangladesh: Hinduism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what representations her Department has made to the Bangladeshi government following recent violence against the...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what estimate she has made of the number of vaccines that were unable to be administered as a result of (a)...

      Azerbaijan: Cultural Heritage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent discussions she has had with the Government of Azerbaijan on the protection of historical and cultural...

      Developing Countries: Nutrition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if she will make it her policy to (a) increase funding for UK funded nutrition programmes ahead of the Nutrition...

      Armenia: Prisoners of War

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what representations she has made to her Azerbaijani counterpart on the need to release Armenian prisoners of war.

      Developing Countries: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, when the Government plans to donate 100 million surplus coronavirus vaccine doses to the world within the next year.

      Developing Countries: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what information she holds on the proportion of the population of low-income countries that have received (a) one...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether her Department has (a) vaccine donation targets to the World Health Organisation’s COVAX scheme and...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Afghanistan: Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his oral contribution of 21 September 2021, Official Report, column 151, whether he will offer a Privy Council briefing on the security...

    • Refugees: Afghanistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 30 September 2021 to Question 51826 on Refugees: Afghanistan, how many dependants of British nationals were evacuated from...

      Refugees: Afghanistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate his Department has been made of the number of Afghan nationals called forward for evacuation but unable to board flights who will be...

      Afghanistan: Refugees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he is taking to reduce timescales in responding to Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy applicants; and what assessment he has made of...

      Afghanistan: Refugees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the impact of excluding dependents over the age of 18 as part of Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy on eligible...

      Warships: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what year he estimates the (a) Type 26, (b) Type 31 and (c) Type 32 will enter service.

      Type 23 Frigates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, in which year each Royal Navy Type 23 frigate will be retired.

      Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary: Shipping

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 8 September 2021 to Question 41708, on Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary: Shipping, and his letter dated 29 September, for all...

      Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary: Shipping

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 8 September 2021 to Question 41708, on Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary: Shipping, and his letter dated 29 September 2021, for...

      Aircraft Carriers: Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what progress has been made of the award of the tender for the Queen Elizabeth Class dry dock contract.

      Sites of Special Scientific Interest

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, (a) how many and what proportion of Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) for which the Ministry of Defence has management responsibility are in...

      Taliban: Social Media

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent assessment the Government has made of the role of (a) Whatsapp, (b) Signal, (c) Telegram and (d) other social media messaging services in...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Winter Fuel Payments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she has taken to ensure that the correct addresses have been used in letters sent to winter fuel payment recipients by her Department.

    • Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the findings of research commissioned by Save the Children which found that 61 per cent of claimants said it would be harder...

      Universal Credit: Newcastle upon Tyne

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what support the Government is providing to children in Newcastle Central whose families are affected by the end of the temporary universal...

      Department for Work and Pensions: Complaints

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many complaints were lodged with her Department in each month from September 2019.

      National Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 12 July 2021 to Question 29073, on National Insurance, if she will further outline the steps taken to streamline the...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the cost to the public purse was of the implementation of the automated identification process in universal credit to ensure claimants...

      National Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of issuing a National Insurance number to people who have been granted a Turkish...

      Social Security Benefits: Ellesmere Port and Neston

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many benefit-capped households there were in Ellesmere Port and Neston constituency in each financial year from 2019 to 2021.

      Employment: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the National Disability Strategy published by the Government in July 2021, when her Department plans to begin consulting on...

      State Retirement Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the Government's policy is on a spouse's entitlement to a share of their husband or wife's State Pension when the latter is in a care...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will make it her policy that there be transitional protection on income entitlements for those transitioning from the legacy benefit...

      State Retirement Pensions: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many women affected by the underpayment of the State Pension have been reimbursed by her Department through the State Pension Correction...

      Universal Credit: Personal Income

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will commit to permanently removing the minimum income floor when assessing self-employed workers for universal credit.

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment she has made on the impact of the removal of the £20 uplift to the standard allowance of universal credit on...

      Attendance Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of introducing a mobility component to attendance allowance for people of pension age...

      Personal Independence Payment: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussions her Department has had with the Scottish Government on changing the eligibility criteria to access adult disability payment...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Food: Waste

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to support the agricultural industry to minimise food waste.

    • Landfill

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what comparative assessment his Department has made of the cost to the Environment Agency of regulating (a) Walley’s...

      Dogs: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of (a) increasing the age at which puppies can be...

      Dogs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what representations his Department has received on the maximum number of dogs that a professional dog walker should walk at...

      Food

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to support national food redistribution charities to (a) tackle food insecurity and (b)...

      Landfill: Hydrogen Sulphide

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the World Health Organization air quality guidelines on (a)...

      Walley's Quarry Landfill

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to scrutinise the Environment Agency’s strategy in respect of Walley’s...

      Walley's Quarry Landfill: Hydrogen Sulphide

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the Regulation of Walleys Quarry landfill site, Plan to reduce hydrogen...

      Aluminium: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on increases in...

      Animals: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will bring forward proposals to reintroduce the requirement for small animals to be treated for tapeworm before...

      Animals: Imports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to reintroduce the requirement for small animals to be treated for ticks...

      Veterinary Medicine: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the indefinite extension of the grace period in respect of medicines announced on 6 September 2021 covers veterinary...

      Pollinators

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent analysis his Department has undertaken on the long term impacts of historical pesticide usage on (a) bee and (b)...

  • Home Office

    • Migrant Workers: Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Government plans to add the garment industry to the Shortage Occupation List.

    • Asylum: Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of allowing asylum seekers to apply for employment in sectors which are experiencing...

      Perinatal Mortality: Registration

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the average waiting time is for parents of children who were stillborn to register the death of their baby in England; and if she will...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what guidance her Department is providing to (a) banks and (b) mortgage lenders on (i) EU Settled Status and (ii) accepting digital proof of...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to reduce the administrative requirements on EU citizens with Settled Status to prove their status without physical...

      Alcoholic Drinks: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking with (a) Cabinet colleagues and (b) businesses in the hospitality sector to help tackle the spiking of drinks...

      Sexual Offences

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people have reported street flashing as part of the recorded crime statistics for exposure and voyeurism for each year since 2010.

      Police, Fire and Crime Commissioners: Disciplinary Proceedings

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment she has made of the effectiveness of recall processes available for (a) Police and Crime Commissioners and (b)...

      UK Trade with EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department has taken to ensure that the effective enforcement of controls on the trade in illicit goods is maintained pending...

      UK Trade with EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps the Government has taken to ensure that the effective enforcement of controls on the trade in illicit goods is maintained pending...

      Immigration Controls: Cairnryan Port

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what immigration and nationality monitoring her Department undertakes at the port of Cairnryan; and which officials undertake that monitoring.

      Immigration Controls: Cairnryan Port

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Government has provided any additional (a) resources or (b) financial assistance to provide for security and potential...

      Sexual Offences

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to ensure that all police forces in England have a specialist Rape and Serious Sexual Offences unit.

      Hate Crime: LGBT People

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking in response to the recent increase in reported violent hate crimes towards LGBTQ+ people.

      Refugees: Afghanistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what advice her Department has provided to hon. Members on how to support Afghan nationals who are eligible for the Afghan Citizens...

      Refugees: Afghanistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when the Afghan citizens resettlement scheme will open for applications; and when initial decisions on applications to that scheme will be made.

      Resettlement: Afghanistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the international joint statement on assurances on travel from Afghanistan, released on 29 August 2021, how many travel...

      Animal Experiments: Antidepressants

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent discussions she has had with the Animals in Science Regulation Unit and other stakeholders on granting licences for the use of...

      Perinatal Mortality: Registration

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will ask registrars to prioritise appointments for the parents of babies who were stillborn so that they can register both the birth...

      Hate Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to plan for the upcoming release of the Law Commission's final report on the Hate Crime Review.

      Human Trafficking: Prosecutions

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the average length of time taken to assess Potential Victim of Trafficking cases received by her Department...

      Human Trafficking: Prosecutions

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the number of Potential Victim of Trafficking applications being handled by her Department that are yet to be...

      Human Trafficking: Prosecutions

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make it her policy to introduce a target timeframe for the determination of Potential Victim of Trafficking cases.

      Hate Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department is engaging with the Ministry of Justice in preparation for the Law Commission's final report on the Hate Crime Review.

      Social Services: Vacancies

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will add social care workers to the shortage occupation list in response to workforce shortages across the care sector.

      Antisocial Behaviour and Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what guidance she has provided to local authorities on effectively tackling (a) anti-social behaviour and (b) other low-level crimes.

      Animal Experiments: Chemicals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether private consultation with (a) industry and (b) other stakeholders has (i) taken place and (ii) is planned prior to publication of an...

      Crimes Against the Person: Crime Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions she has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on allocating specific funding to local authorities to (a) improve...

      Refugees

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans she has to introduce safe and legal routes for refugees arriving to the UK.

      Marriage Certificates: ICT

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of the effectiveness of the implementation of the issuing of electronic marriage certificates under...

      Marriage Certificates: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department took to reduce the likelihood of fraud in marriage registration changes prior to the implementation of the Civil...

      Passports

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what information her Department has sent to people who have passports with an expiry date over ten years after the issue date to inform them...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to provide a substantive response to the correspondence sent by the hon. Member for Manchester Gorton on 18 August 2021...

  • Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

    • Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, when the Government plans to finalise and publish the full details of the loan scheme for leaseholders affected by...

    • Derelict Land: Property Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, how much and what proportion of funding has provided to each of the Mayoral Combined authorities through the Brownfield Fund.

      Housing: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, if he will issue guidance on what constitutes an exceptional circumstance by which the standard method for housing can be...

      Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what the estimated cost to the public purse was of changing the name of his Department.

      Derelict Land: Property Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, if he will publish which local authorities applied for funding under the Brown Land Release fund.

      Housing: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what his policy is on the principles that local authorities should use to balance housing targets set by central...

      Local Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, for what reason local government has been removed from his Department's name; and what assessment he has made of the...

      Local Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, with reference to the Government's press release, Ambitious plans to drive levelling up agenda, published on 19 September...

      Local Government Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps he plans to take to help ensure that all statutory provision, in particular for children and adult social care,...

      Local Government: Food Poverty

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether he has had recent discussions with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on the role of...

      Construction: Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what recent progress has been made on the industry survey developed with the Construction Leadership Council on the...

      Buildings: Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what assessment his Department has made of the difficulties experienced by the construction industry in securing...

      Buildings: Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps his Department plans take to help ensure that professional indemnity requirements are not halting essential...

      Sheltered Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether the Government is taking steps to increase the (a) amount and (b) availability of housing-with-care for older people.

      Housing: Older People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what assessment has the Government made of the future housing needs for the ageing population.

      Housing: Investment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect on housing of homes purchased for investment rather than...

  • Scotland Office

    • Freeports: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what comparative assessment he has made of the impact on the Scottish economy of Scotland having (a) one and (b) two freeports.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to the report entitled Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee, Covid-Status...

    • NHS: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to the COVID-19 Response: Autumn and Winter Plan 2021, published on 14 September 2021, and the...

  • Treasury

    • Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he plans to respond to the correspondence addressed to the previous Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office dated 10...

    • Insurance: Floods

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 20 September 2021 to Question 49075 on Insurance: Floods, whether the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is classed as a saving in...

      National Savings and Investments

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the Answer of 28 April 2021 to Question 187297 on National Savings and Investments, what estimate he has made of the date on which the...

      High Speed 2 Railway Line: Leeds

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment has he made of the level of funding available to build the HS2 eastern leg to Leeds.

      Insurance: Infectious Diseases

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent discussions he has had with the insurance industry on explicitly excluding (a) commutable diseases, (b) coronaviruses and (c) pandemics from...

      Community Development Finance Institutions

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he plans to mandate large bank investment through social lenders such as Community Development Finance Institutions.

      Children: Disability

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the finding of Scope and the Disabled Children’s Partnership’s report entitled The Gap Widens, published in October 2021,...

      Mortgages: Self-employed

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with mortgage lenders on their treatment of payments under the Self Employed Income Support Scheme when assessing the income of...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he plans to respond to the letter dated 13 August 2021 from the hon. Member for West Lancashire, regarding funeral plan regulation, reference ZA56841.

      Banks: Enfield North

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to Answer of 15 September to Question 45291, how many (a) high-street bank and (b) building society branches that were in operation in Enfield...

      Loans: Small Businesses

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to extend the Term Funding Scheme to non-bank lenders to improve alternative financing options.

      Liverpool Victoria

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, who are the two independent experts assigned to the Financial Conduct Authority to assess the potential merits of the proposed the sale of LV (Liverpool...

      Insurance: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the impact on small and medium sized enterprises of delays by insurance companies in settling in full covid-19 related...

      Maternity Allowance and Parental Pay

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many new claims for (a) statutory paternity pay, (b) statutory maternity pay and (c) maternity allowance were approved in each quarter of financial...

      Large Goods Vehicle Drivers: Recruitment

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the impact of the implementation of IR35 on the number of drivers in the haulage industry.

      National Insurance: Ilford North

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he made of the number of (a) individuals and (b) businesses in Ilford North constituency that will be affected by the planned increase to...

      Mutual Societies

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, on what date he last made an assessment of the effectiveness of existing legislation in preventing the demutualisation of financial mutuals; and if he will...

      Beer: Excise Duties

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make it his policy to use the comprehensive spending review on 27 October 2021 to announce a new, lower rate of duty for draught beer.

      Housing: Ynys Môn

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what (a) financial and (b) tax incentives he has put in place to enable the conversion of the 23 per cent of homes in Ynys Môn constituency which are...

      Air Passenger Duty

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he plans to announce the outcome of the effect of Air Passenger Duty on regional air routes in the aviation tax reform proposals.

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether her Permanent Secretary has asked for an instruction relating to the proposed National Holocaust Memorial and Learning...

    • Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the report entitled Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee, Covid-Status Certification:...

      Events Industry: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when she plans to publish the findings of Phase II and Phase III of the Events Research Programme.

      Third Sector: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment she has made of the financial state of the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector.

      Broadband: Voucher Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how her Department defines a rural area when determining the eligibility of premises for the Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme.

      Fossil Fuels: Advertising

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps is she taking to ensure that fossil fuel advertisements are properly regulated.

      Broadband: Competition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether British Telecom is permitted to offer full fibre broadband before other providers when it is installed in a geographic...

      Telecommunications: Infrastructure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what progress her Department has made on responding to the consultation on further legislative changes to the Electronic...

      Telecommunications: Infrastructure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if she will publish details of (a) planned changes to the Communications Code; and whether that will include mitigations to...

      Alcoholic Drinks: Marketing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the self-regulatory approach used for alcohol marketing and its...

      Alcoholic Drinks: Marketing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps she is taking to protect children from alcohol marketing on TV and digital spaces.

      Channel Four: Privatisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what the evidential basis is for the privatisation of Channel 4 (a) supporting levelling up by boosting business growth for...

      Channel Four: Privatisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment she has made of the potential impact that the privatisation of Channel 4 TV Corporation will have on the...

      Sexual Offences: Rents

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps is she taking to prevent the posting of sex for rent advertisements on social media websites.

      Culture: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether her Department plans to establish a cultural export office.

      Musicians: EU Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions she has had on progressing an EU wide visa waiver for touring musicians.

      Public Lending Right

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many authors received compensation through the Public Lending Right in (a) Wales, (b) Scotland, (c) Northern Ireland and...

  • Women and Equalities

    • Equal Pay: Gender

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, in the context of the reintroduction of enforcement on Gender Pay Gap reporting requirements in October, what estimate she has made of the proportion...

    • Conversion Therapy: Victim Support Schemes

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, for what reason support services for victims of conversion therapy have not yet been commissioned; and what steps she plans to take to help ensure...

  • The Senior Deputy Speaker

    • Peers: Workplace Pensions

      To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker to explain the justification for the exemption from registration of EU pensions to which are attached conditions that a reasonable member of the public might...

  • Ministry of Defence

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Disability: Children

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the economic benefits of increasing the funding given to disabled children’s health and social care services, and (2)...

    • Primary Health Care

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made, if any, of the benefits of a national strategy which fully integrates self-care for minor ailments into the NHS.

      Liothyronine

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bethell on 17 March (HL14040), what assessment they have made as to whether the fall in the price of Liothyronine (T3)...

  • Department for International Trade

    • Arms Trade: Turkey

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they are currently granting licences for arms exports to Turkey; and what plans they have, if any, to suspend the issue of new licences.

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