Written answers

Monday, 25 October 2021

  • Department for Transport

    • Bus Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the impact of skills shortage in the road haulage industry on the availability of bus drivers; and whether there has...

    • A46: Newark

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he and National Highways plan to announce the preferred route for the A46 Newark northern by-pass.

      Bus Services: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to bring forward legislative proposals for the introduction of audio visual access to buses to improve bus services following the...

      Bus Services: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department requires local authorities to consult bus service users as part of applications for funding under the Bus Services Improvement Plan.

      Large Goods Vehicle Drivers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to Answer of 20 September to Question 47079, what (a) number of training places were created for job seekers to drive HGVs, (b) additional...

      Large Goods Vehicle Drivers: Driving Licences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department is considering extending grandfather rights to all those who possess a full driving licence in order to increase the number of...

      Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will provide assistance in securing a response from the Chief Executive of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency to a letter dated 6 July 2021...

      London Underground

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make representations to the Mayor of London on reinstating the night time underground service.

      Transport: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the (a) effectiveness of Local Transport Plans and (b) adequacy of local authority timetables for producing...

      Bus Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the change in the demographic of bus users on revenue from (a) ticket sales and (b) bus passes; and what assessment his...

      Bus Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of changes in the demographics of bus users (a) nationally and (b) in York; and what assessment his Department has made of...

      Cars: Fuels

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if his Department will take steps to give priority access to key workers and disabled people to fuel their cars during fuel supply chain pressures.

      Bus Services: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Bus Back Better strategy, published in March 2021, what steps local authorities are expected to take in consulting bus service...

      Motor Vehicles: Fuels

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to enable priority access to filling station forecourts for food and drink wholesalers to ensure the delivery of provisions to key...

      Shipping: Crew

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of ensuring ships (a) registered in UK and (b) mainly operating in the UK are staffed by UK...

      Passenger Ships: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many covid-19 cases have been linked to the outbreak of covid-19 on MSC Virtuosa.

      Undocumented Migrants: English Channel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what guidance he has provided to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution on the potential risk of that organisation's activities being defined as...

      Electric Scooters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to help ensure that retailers of e-scooters advise customers of the law on their use.

      Motor Vehicles: Mileometers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of bringing forward legislative proposals to require the recording of car mileage at...

      Large Goods Vehicles: Concrete

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what research his Department has carried out on the impact of (a) 38.4 tonne and 44 tonne volumetric mobile plants on road infrastructure and (b)...

      Large Goods Vehicle Drivers: Driving Tests

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many HGV driver tests can be carried out each week; and what comparative assessment he has made of that number and the weekly number of those...

      Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when the DVLA plans to substantively respond to the ongoing case of the constituent of the hon. Member for Angus, reference DD4418.

      Department for Transport: Local Government Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, 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...

      Travel Restrictions: Ecuador

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, for what reasons Ecuador has been included in the red list in respect of covid-19 restrictions for international travel.

      Travel Restrictions: Ecuador

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, for what reason Ecuador remains on the covid-19 travel red list.

      High Speed Two

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much was spent by HS2 Ltd on childcare services and creches for HS2 staff in (a) 2019, (b) 2020 and (c) 2021.

      Electric Vehicles: Buses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many electric buses have been provided to Newcastle upon Tyne through his Department's policies in each of the last five years.

      Railways: Commuters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what comparative assessment he has made of the level of commuting on the UK rail network so far in 2021 with (a) 2017, (b) 2018 and (c) 2019.

      Electric Vehicles: Subsidies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make it his policy to introduce subsidies that bring the retail value of electric cars in line with their fossil fuel counterparts.

      Electric Vehicles: Charging Points

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he has taken to help local authorities improve electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

      Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made of the (a) increase in SUV use and (b) potential impact of that matter on the Government's progress to reaching its...

      Electric Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to support the transition to electric vehicles with sufficient supply of electricity.

      Electric Vehicles: Charging Points

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much funding Milton Keynes Council has received to install electric car charging points since 2015.

      Roads: Litter

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he plans to extend the use of roadside funnel bins following the trial in 2017.

      Bridges: Suicide

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans his Department has to increase suicide prevention awareness signage at (a) motorway bridges and (b) other bridges across the road network.

      Taxis: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent steps his Department has taken to support taxi and private hire vehicle drivers during the period of reduced demand as a result of the...

      Aviation: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what (a) guidance and (b) support his Department has in place for commercial pilots licensed in the UK who may no longer be able to operate EU...

      Public Transport: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make it his policy to make face coverings mandatory with exemptions for people who cannot wear them on public transport to reduce...

      Railways: Electricity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether increases in electricity prices will be passed on to rail passengers via increased ticket prices.

      Castle Railway Line

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when the number of services on the Castle Line from Lincoln to Nottingham through Newark Castle Station will be restored to the level of those...

      Public Transport: Sexual Harassment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department plans to take to ensure (a) the implementation of a zero tolerance policy towards sexual harassment on the public transport...

      Large Goods Vehicles: Concrete

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will publish the latest study by Highways UK on the impact of 38.4 tonne and 44 tonne volumetric concrete mixers on road infrastructure.

      Large Goods Vehicle Drivers: Qualifications

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will waive the two yearly Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) card training requirement for HGV drivers to help increase the...

      Large Goods Vehicle Drivers: Driving Licences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, by what date his Department expects the backlog of HGV licence applications to be cleared.

      Driving Tests: Welsh Language

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment has he made of the availability of Welsh language driving tests.

      Ports: Charging Points

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what support he is providing to increase the number of shore power installations and charge point facilities at UK ports.

      Driving Licences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions his Department has had with the DVLA on (a) reducing the backlog in driver license applications that need processing, and (b) the...

      Driving Licences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will take steps to make it a requirement of medical professionals to inform the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency of someone who is medically...

      Large Goods Vehicle Drivers: Driving Licences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent steps he has taken to increase the speed with which HGV licence applications are processed; how many additional staff have been hired by...

      Railways: Electricity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what impact assessment his Department has been made of the increase in electricity charges on Network Rail’s Traction Decarbonisation Strategy.

      Shipping: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition, what plans he has to invest in additional maritime decarbonisation initiatives.

      Shipping: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the potential economic development achievable by investing in maritime decarbonisation in the UK’s...

      Imports: Customs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many ships are being held offshore waiting to be able to unload goods at UK ports as at 15 October 2021.

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Offshore Industry: Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what training or other support his Department is making available to workers in the oil and gas sector to assist them...

    • Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what criteria are used when selecting contractors to implement the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme.

      Environment Protection: Foreign Investment in UK

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the news release published by the Government on 15 October 2021, entitled, Prime Minister's Ten Point...

      Utilities: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he has plans to review Ofgem's processes for awarding licences to energy supply companies (a) in general and...

      Renewable Energy: Feed-in Tariffs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of increasing the feed in tariff in line with the increase in...

      Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of offsetting domestic Renewable Heat Incentive...

      Small Businesses: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent discussions his Department has had with HM Treasury on provisions to support small and medium-sized...

      Renewable Energy: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the potential impact of net negative generator payments on the Contracts for...

      Training: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the need to reskill workers in the (a) construction, (b) transport and (c) manufacturing...

      Offshore Industry: North Sea

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has held with the Scottish Government on the delivery of the target of 50 per cent local UK content...

      Energy Supply: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the (a) scope and (b) timescales are for the holistic review of transmission charges; and whether (i) industry and...

      Tidal Power: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether the Government plans to add tidal range technology into the National Planning statements and make it part of...

      Buildings: Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the role of building standards in improving the energy efficiency of the built...

      Carbon Emissions: Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department made of the potential non-financial costs to society of achieving the Government's net...

      Carbon Capture and Storage: Location

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what criteria is used for the selection of carbon capture and storage sites.

      Nuclear Power Stations: Ynys Môn

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what progress his Department has made towards locating the National Thermal Hydraulics Facility (NTHF) on Anglesey...

      Carbon Capture and Storage: Location

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the basis is for the selection of the carbon capture and storage sites; and if he will publish any scoring...

      Energy Supply: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to help protect those consumers who are off the gas grid from increases in energy prices.

      Recovery Loan Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many recovery loans have been agreed between companies and their lenders supported by Government guarantees since...

      Hydrogen: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment he has made of the role of blue hydrogen in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

      Shipbuilding: Environment Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what support he is providing to increase the UK’s green shipbuilding capabilities.

      Climate Change: Fossil Fuels

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will make it his policy to adopt the recommendations of #Wednesday4Women to limit global warming to 1.5°C...

      Clean Steel Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the future of the Clean Steel Fund.

      Nuclear Power Stations: Economic Situation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential to replicate the economic benefits of Hinkley Point C to Somerton and...

      Carbon Capture and Storage: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has held with the Scottish Government on developing export opportunities from the deployment of...

      Business: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what incentives the Government has put in place to encourage businesses to contribute towards the Government's Net Zero...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 13 September 2021 to Question 41806 on Coronavirus: Vaccination, what the (a) minimum, (b)...

      Lighting: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the ban on the sale of halogen lightbulbs that came into effect on 1 September 2021, whether that ban...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 29 September 2021 to Question 52466 and the Answer of 13 September 2021 to Question 41806 on...

      Geothermal Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has plans to develop a specific geothermal strategy to support and promote development of...

      Energy Supply: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has undertaken an assessment of the effect of the energy price cap on energy companies in the UK.

      Energy Supply: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he plans to take to help ensure that people on pre-payment meters are supported to maintain energy supply in...

      Utilities

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to support energy companies in the UK.

      Shipbuilding: Environment Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what support he is providing to stakeholders to increase the UK’s green shipbuilding capabilities.

      Shipbuilding: Grants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans he has to introduce a Home shipbuilding credit guarantee scheme to support the development of UK shipbuilding.

      Semiconductor Devices: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for International Trade on supporting the semiconductor...

      Shipbuilding: Environment Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what support he is providing to increase the UK’s green shipbuilding capabilities.

      Shipbuilding: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of introducing a home shipbuilding credit guarantee scheme to...

      Trading Standards Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to support Trading Standards Scotland.

      Employment Tribunals Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 18 October 2021 to Question 52489 on Employment Tribunals Service, and with reference to the...

      Recycling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with his Cabinet colleagues on the circular economy and the safety of products.

      Mobile Phones

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of a common mobile phone charger.

      British Standards Institution: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of whether it is in the public interest that safety standards held by the British Standards...

      Personal Care Services: Registration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether the Government has plans to (a) consider the hairdressing and barber industry for Mandatory Registration or (b)...

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Local Government Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many funds are allocated to local authorities by his Department through a process of competitive bidding; and if he...

      Insolvency: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to help identify failures in the insolvency profession; and whether he plans to...

      Banks

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of issuing a public policy exclusion order to regional mutual...

      Retail Trade: Assistance Animals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps the Government is taking to provide guidance to retailers on accommodating the needs of customers who use...

      Thomas Cook: Insolvency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when he plans to bring forward the Thomas Cook Compensation Bill, as announced in the Queen's Speech on 19 December 2019.

      Research: Chemistry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of investing in a significant R&D programme in digital...

      Parental Leave: Fathers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to Table 7 in Shared Parental Leave and Pay Administration Consultation – Impact Assessment...

      Environment Protection: Foreign Investment in UK

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many of the 56,000 jobs referenced in the news release published by the Government on 15 October 2021, entitled,...

      Environment Protection: Foreign Investment in UK

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many of the 56,000 jobs referenced in the news release published by the Government on 15 October 2021, entitled...

      Heating: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he has taken to enable the conversion of the 23 per cent of homes in Ynys Môn constituency which are...

      Sizewell C Power Station

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of (a) the effect of rising sea levels on the proposals for Sizewell C in Suffolk and (b)...

      Energy Supply: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans he has to tackle the impact of rising energy prices for consumers.

      Post Office: Miscarriages of Justice

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many postmasters were dismissed between April 2006 and March 2010 as a result of the failings associated with the...

      Consumer Goods: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what information his Department collects on product recalls and corresponding safety actions.

      Toys and Games: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent discussions he has had with (a) National Trading Standards and (b) Trading Standards Scotland on tackling...

      Help to Grow Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the procurement process is for digital technology in the Help To Grow Digital programme; how the suppliers of that...

      Digital Technology: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he has taken to prevent price gouging by online bot activity which circumvents maximum purchase quantities...

      Re-employment: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what his Department's policy is on giving covid-19 related grants and loans to businesses that engage in fire and...

      Motor Neurone Disease: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of a dedicated research and development funding...

      Motor Vehicles: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent estimate he has made of the number of jobs that (a) have been or (b) will be created as a result of (i) UK...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate he has made of the cost to the Government of purchasing covid-19 vaccines for residents in Scotland.

      Mathematics: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans he has to support mathematics research in universities.

      Solar Events

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to help protect areas at higher altitudes from the effects of coronal mass...

      Solar Events

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what lessons have been learned on the United Kingdom’s preparedness to coronal mass ejections from the sun from...

      Intellectual Property: Digital Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to protect the intellectual property of digital works.

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Correspondence

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

      Research: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will ensure future research funding allocations retain their real-terms value in line with inflation.

      Universities: Chemistry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to protect the long-term ability of university chemistry departments to develop the chemistry...

      Copyright

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he (a) has had and (b) plans to have with the publishing industry on ensuring the strength of the...

      Solar Events

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what effects the solar flare on 11 October 2021 had on UK infrastructure.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Development and Use of Supply Chain Finance (And Associated Schemes) in Government Review

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, which recommendations from the Review into the Development and Use of Supply Chain Finance (and Associated...

    • Coronavirus: Disease Control

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the consequences of the choice of date for the covid-19 lockdown in autumn 2020...

      Contracts: Coronavirus

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent steps he has taken to recall public money from faulty products delivered by private suppliers...

      Imports: Customs

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent discussions he has had with (a) port operators, (b) HMRC and (c) transport operators on methods to...

      Imports: Customs

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the quantity of goods held offshore as a result of delays in checking and...

      Local Government Finance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many funds are allocated to local authorities by his Department through a process of competitive bidding;...

      Civil Servants

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent steps he has taken to increase the (a) number of civil servants from disadvantaged backgrounds and...

      Queen's Consent

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, on how many occasions Queen's Consent has been sought by each Department since 2010.

      Veterans: Suicide

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether he plans to place new duties on coroners to ensure that they accurately report on veteran suicide.

      Veterans: Suicide

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to his Department's plans to collect new forms of data on veteran suicide, whether...

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Endometriosis: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to help ensure women living with endometriosis are supported mentally and physically while they are...

    • Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Government will recognise as valid in England the EU Digital COVID Certificates of people resident in the UK who have been...

      Ambulance Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidance his Department has issued to Ambulance Services on prioritising call outs; and on what basis the priority of call outs is...

      HIV Infection: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the announcement on 30 January 2019 by the Government of its commitment to end new HIV transmissions in England by...

      HIV Infection: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to (a) assess the need for HIV testing in different settings and (b) deliver HIV testing where it is...

      HIV Infection: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much and what proportion of the funding allocated to his Department will be allocated to tackling rates of HIV.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate he has made of the proportion of rapid covid-19 lateral flow device test results that have been registered with NHS...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate he has made of the number of rapid covid-19 lateral flow dispatched by NHS England in (a) July 2021, (b) August...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he will take to ensure that people with underlying health conditions who took part in the Novavax trial can receive a third...

      Coronavirus: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to make face coverings mandatory with exemptions for those who cannot wear them in shops to reduce...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of British citizens vaccinated against covid-19 in the USA who will be able to demonstrate their...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 22 September 2021 to Question 50116, what progress has been made on establishing a vaccine data sharing process...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will allow patients who received two covid-19 AstraZeneca vaccinations and who are concerned about mRNA vaccines to choose to have...

      Suicide: Antidepressants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what information he holds on the effect of antidepressant use on suicidal ideation and behaviour.

      Dementia: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to make the UK the world leader in dementia research.

      Perinatal Mortality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he estimates publication will be of the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch examination of the reported recent increase in the...

      Nabiximols

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to tackle the geographical differences that exist across England in the prescription of Sativex,...

      Miscarriage: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what support his Department provides for research into the (a) causes of and (b) treatment for miscarriage prevention.

      Department of Health and Social Care: Written Questions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to answer Question 33279, tabled by the hon. Member for Linlithgow and East Falkirk on 14 July 2021.

      Nabiximols

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many prescriptions of Sativex have been made on the NHS in England since November 2019.

      Whipps Cross University Hospital: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to refurbish Whipps Cross Hospital as part of the Government's hospital building programme.

      NHS: Waiting Lists

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will provide details of how the NHS plans to reduce waiting lists.

      Cancer: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the criteria is for interim access arrangements for oncology products licensed through Project Orbis.

      WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if the Government will (a) advocate for a contemporary approach to tobacco harm reduction and (b) propose an inclusive and contemporary...

      Alcoholic Drinks: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on how to protect children from alcohol...

      Drugs: Misuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with the Scottish Government on the rate of drug related deaths in Scotland.

      Mental Health Services: Schools

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to expand the (a) provision and (b) resourcing of health and wellbeing practitioners within schools.

      Alcoholic Drinks: Advertising

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the impact of alcohol advertising on public transport on (a) children, (b) people in recovery and (c)...

      Coronavirus: Ivermectin

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Answer of 25 February 2021 to Question 154803 on Coronavirus: Ivermectin, if he will publish an update on the...

      Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department plans to review and update the list of symptoms associated with covid-19 given on the NHS website as more people...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will take steps to ensure that people taking part in the Valneva covid-19 vaccine trial can obtain certification to show that they...

      Travel: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the potential (a) risks and (b) merits of allowing travellers with proof of recovery from...

      Coronavirus: Testing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how the cost of day two and day eight NHS covid-19 test packages used during the covid-19 outbreak was formulated.

      HIV Infection: Health Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to (a) inform and educate on HIV and (b) reduce the stigma in relation to HIV including...

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how the Government plans to conduct genomic sequencing of cases of covid-19 to identify variants found in arrivals from overseas when the...

      Dengue Fever: Death

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many deaths of British nationals are caused by Dengue fever on average each year.

      NHS Test and Trace: Cost Effectiveness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has conducted a value for money study of the NHS Test and Trace system; and what assessment he has made of the (a) efficiency...

      Mental Health: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent steps he has taken to increase research funding for mental health.

      Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Exercise

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to ensure that NICE publishes the ME/CFS Guidelines in their current form to help prevent harm from Graded...

      Oral Tobacco: Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to help ensure that the Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 are future-proofed to include emerging smokeless...

      Coronavirus: Testing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of reducing the cost of covid-19 tests for people who are obligated to take...

      NHS Test and Trace: Consultants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of the NHS Test and Trace workforce was made up of consultants on 1 September 2021.

      Genito-urinary Medicine: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to fully fund sexual health services in England in the upcoming Spending Review.

      Contraceptives: Waiting Lists

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the waiting time is for an expired contraceptive intrauterine device to be removed.

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that undocumented migrants who are not registered with a GP are able to provide proof of covid-19...

      WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department takes to ensure that all branches of Government bound by article 5.3 of the World Health Organisation Framework...

      NHS: Migrant Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of non-UK nationals employed by the NHS in each year between 2016 and 2021.

      Doctors: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of extending the Medical Support Worker scheme beyond March 2022.

      Health Services: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many patients were treated by private sector providers contracted by the NHS during the covid-19 outbreak in each month since March...

      Smoking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, in the context of smoking prevalence among adults, what assessment he has made of the feasibility of delivering a smoke-free country by 2030.

      WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the implications of Philip Morris International’s takeover of Vectura on the implementation of the...

      Hospitals: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to ease covid-19 visiting restrictions in NHS hospitals over the Christmas and New Year period.

      Accident and Emergency Departments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to discourage GPs from making non-urgent referrals to accident and emergency departments.

  • Attorney General

    • Attorney General: Correspondence

      To ask the Attorney General, what steps she is taking to improve her Department's response times to correspondence from members of the public.

    • International Corruption Unit: Prosecutions

      To ask the Attorney General, how many cases referred by the National Crime Agency's International Corruption Unit the Crown Prosecution Service has reached charging decisions on for each year in...

      Attorney General: Visits Abroad

      To ask the Attorney General, what overseas visits have been made by (a) herself, her predecessor or senior officials in her Department, (b) the Director of Public Prosecutions or senior CPS...

  • Department for Education

    • Schools: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of the existing covid-19 infection mitigation measures in place in schools.

    • Special Educational Needs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department is taking to (a) improve the support offered to families whose children have additional learning needs, disability or...

      Pupil Exclusions: Enfield North

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many permanent exclusions per 100 pupils there have been in (a) academies, (b) community schools and (c) private schools in Enfield North...

      Science: Teachers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to support subject-specific professional development for science teachers.

      Public Sector: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 15 September 2021 to Question 44466 on Schools and Pay, what assessment his Department has made of the potential impact of...

      Remote Education: Computers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of providing laptops to all disadvantaged secondary school pupils in England.

      Special Educational Needs: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department is taking to support the additional needs of children with special educational needs in the recovery from the covid-19 outbreak.

      Languages: GCE A-level and GCSE

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans his Department has to increase the (a) number of students taking and (b) funding for foreign language subjects at A-Level and GCSE.

      Pupils: Long Covid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what (a) assistance and (b) support his Department plans to make available to pupils sitting GCSE's who have been diagnosed with Long Covid.

      Teachers: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of awarding (a) teachers and (b) all other school staff in England a pay rise.

      Schools: Heating

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of increased heating costs for schools in (a) City of Durham and (b) England as a result of opening windows and doors to...

      Pupils: Hyperactivity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 18 October 2021 to Question 54037, how many hours of initial teacher training is dedicated to (a) special educational needs...

      Coronavirus Catch-up Premium: Stockport

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the financial allocation from the catch-up premium to schools in Stockport was during the academic year 2020-21.

      Special Educational Needs: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of funding for Education Health and Care Plans; and what discussions he has had with the Chancellor...

      Special Educational Needs: Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what his Department's funding was for Education Health and Care plans (a) per student and (b) in total for each year since 2011.

      Education: Sexual Harassment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the reporting to education professionals of sexual harassment via (a) social media and (b) other...

      Schools: Enfield North

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 20 September 2021 to Question 44463, what amount of the £250 million in teacher quality funding will schools in Enfield...

      Special Educational Needs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children and young people have been in receipt of an Education Health and Care plan in each year since 2010 in (a) London and (b) England.

      Teachers: Retirement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the number of teachers who have retired in each of the last five years.

      Schools: Sutton Coldfield

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions his Department has had with Birmingham City Council on increasing the number of (a) primary and (b) secondary school places in Sutton...

      Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what information his Department holds on whether employers are using their levy funds to access high quality apprenticeship training and assessment.

      Foster Care: Offences against Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to help support adoptive parents of children who have been subject to neglect while under the care of foster parents; and if...

      Science: Teachers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to support early career science teachers whose training was disrupted by the covid-19 outbreak.

      Schools: Uniforms

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when his Department plans to introduce new guidance on the cost of school uniforms.

      Schools: Enfield North

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 20 September 2021 to Question 44463, on Schools: Standards, what the total amount of funding is for each school in Enfield...

      Pupil Premium: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to Answer of 15 September to Question 44463, in reference to the pupil premium allocation, if he will publish a breakdown of the £405...

      Mathematics: Teachers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans he has to improve the retention rate of mathematics teachers.

      Sign Language: GCSE

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when he plans for the public consultation to be held on the content of the proposed GCSE in British Sign Language.

      Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much money raised from the Apprenticeship Levy remains un-spent as at 18 October 2021.

      Sixth Form Education: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of funding for sixth form students.

      Schools: Discrimination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what support his Department is providing to ensure that schools and other relevant agencies are working with all children and young people to ensure...

      Pupils: Birmingham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the state school spending per capita is for (a) primary schools, (b) secondary schools and (c) sixth forms in the local authority area of Birmingham.

      Educational Institutions: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent assessment his Department has made of the prevalence of covid-19 in (a) schools and (b) other compulsory education settings.

      Educational Institutions: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of the removal of the Government's recommendation for students, staff and visitors in schools and...

      Schools: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of allocating additional funding to schools to strengthen health and safety measures against...

      Schools: Discipline

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent assessment his Department has made of the impact of the covid-19 outbreak on pupil behaviour (a) in schools and (b) at home.

      ClassDojo: Data Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the privacy of children’s data held on US-based application, ClassDojo, that is in use in UK schools.

      Schools: Festivals and Special Occasions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what his policy is on (a) non-Christian festivals such as Eid and Diwali being recognised more in state schools and (b) allowing non-Christian...

      Educational Institutions: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if his Department will introduce new and proportionate mitigation measures to schools and other compulsory education settings to curb the transmission...

      Educational Institutions: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of the indicative thresholds for numbers of infection set by his Department in its contingency...

      University and College Union: Workplace Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent discussions he has had with Universities UK on the ongoing absence of an agreed deal on pensions with the University and College Union.

      Clinical Psychologists: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to ensure that those studying clinical psychology qualifications are able to provide feedback on how their courses are (a)...

      Department for Education: Correspondence

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

      Students: Long Covid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to help ensure that students who are diagnosed with Long Covid receive the support they require.

      Schools: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent steps his Department has taken to reduce the attainment gap between state and independent schools in (a) Enfield North constituency, (b)...

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Legal Aid Scheme: Family Law

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps his Department is taking to help ensure consistency in the legal aid fees payable for family law disputes involving children across England...

    • Prisoners: Self-harm

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the Annual Report of the Independent Monitoring Board at HMP / YOI Downview, published on 29 September 2021, page 11, if he will make...

      Probate

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to reduce the time taken to grant probate; and if he will make a statement.

      Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to ensure that high-status and wealthy public figures are accountable under the law.

      Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what plans he has to review the Human Rights Act 1998 in lieu of the Independent Human Rights Act Review Panel publishing its conclusions.

      Belfast Agreement: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether he plans to make any amendment to the Human Rights Act which will require changes to the Good Friday Agreement.

      Offenders: Electronic Tagging

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to his Department's press release entitled, Tens of thousands more criminals to be tagged to cut crime and protect victims, published on...

      Prisoners' Release: Homelessness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the recommendations in the final report of The Kerslake Commission on Homelessness and Rough Sleeping, published on 23 September 2021,...

      NHS: Negligence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether he has made an assessment on the adequacy of the three-year time limit for medical negligence cases.

      Public Service: Misconduct

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the Answer of 10 December 2020 to Question 126115 on Public Service: Misconduct, when his Department plans to publish its response to...

      Prisons: Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 29 September 2021 to Question 52449, whether the resource impact assessment identified under-utilised resources or unused...

      Ministry of Justice: Local Government Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, 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 those...

      Berwyn Prison: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the Annual Report of the Independent Monitoring Board at HMP Berwyn, published on 28 September 2021, what steps he is taking to ensure...

      Judges and Legal Profession: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on encouraging the recruitment of more (a) women and (b) ethnic minority (i) judges and (ii)...

      Berwyn Prison: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the Annual Report of the Independent Monitoring Board at HMP Berwyn, published on 28 September 2021, what steps he is taking to ensure...

      Sexual Offences: Trials

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will take steps to help ensure that jury members in trials involving rape and sexual assault (a) are aware of issues around sexual consent and (b)...

      Prisons: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to The New Prisons Programme: New Prisons in Wethersfield, Braintree District Public Consultation, published on 27 September 2021, if he...

      Offenders: Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the impact on rehabilitation and reoffending of constraints on the ability of former offenders to obtain insurance cover.

      Prisoners: Pregnancy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent representations he has made to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on the (a) health and wellbeing of pregnant women in...

      Youth Custody: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to (a) recruit and (b) retain prison officers and support staff in youth custody settings.

  • Treasury

    • Care Homes: Fringe Benefits

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the cost of taxi trips for care home staff that were paid for by the Infection Control Grant are treated by HMRC as a benefit in kind for employees...

    • Non-domestic Rates

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the comparative potential merits of a (a) profit-related and (b) turnover-related tax to replace business rates.

      Health and Social Care Levy

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 23 September 2021 to Question 50095, on Health and Social Care Levy, how many people who were ineligible for the Self-Employment...

      Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of people on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme who (a) will retain their job role and (b) may be made redundant...

      Tax Avoidance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will set up a 24 hour suicide prevention helpline for people who are feeling suicidal as a result of facing the loan charge.

      Energy: Tax Yields

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the (a) estimated and (b) actual revenue receipts from VAT on domestic energy bills was to the end of Quarter 2, financial year 2021-22.

      Taxation: Energy

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans the Government has to use the UK tax system to accelerate the transition to clean energy in response to the European Commission's 2019 finding...

      Freeports: Scotland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he plans to accept bids for a freeport in the northeast of Scotland.

      Treasury: Local Government Finance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, 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 those funds.

      Railways: Electrification

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on funding for electrification of the UK rail network in relation to the 2040...

      Offshore Funds: Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to tackle the recent leak of offshore data which exposed financial dealings of some of the most affluent in society.

      Cybercrime: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of the proposal to establish a Global Centre for Secure and Intelligent Regulatory Technologies in...

      Bounce Back Loan Scheme and Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assurances he has sought from lenders of the (a) Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme and (b) Bounce Back Loan Scheme that they are being...

      Bank Cards: Fraud

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he plans to take to monitor potential increased fraudulent use of contactless cards following the payment limit increase to £100.

      Financial Services

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of bringing forward legislative proposals to extend to the purchase of all financial...

      Cash Dispensing: Older People

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is planning to take to ensure access to cash for elderly and vulnerable people in response to bank closures.

      Pensions: Taxation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of amending legislation on pension commencement lump sums in order to allow for the option of a minimum...

      Probate

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 29 September 2021 to Question 52624 on the probate limit, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of increasing the...

      Treasury: Correspondence

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to improve his Department's response times to correspondence from members of the public.

      Schools: Uniforms

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential economic merits for families of abolishing the VAT on school-specific uniform items; and if he will make a...

      Business: Finance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether his Department has made a recent assessment of the main cashflow challenges affecting businesses.

      Roads: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will commit to new funding for local authorities to repair damaged roads and potholes.

      Government Departments: Environment Protection

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, on what date the Greening Government Commitments in the Treasury's Public Procurement Policy were last reviewed.

      Spirits: Excise Duties

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many instances of sprits and duty fraud have been successfully prosecuted since the introduction of the Duty Stamps Scheme.

      Air Passenger Duty: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what progress has been made by the technical working group convened to consider the operational and legal challenges to changing Air Passenger Duty in...

      Diesel and Petrol: Excise Duties

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the estimated revenue receipts from petrol and diesel fuel sale duties was for financial year 2021-22; and what the revised projection is.

      Fossil Fuels: Taxation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the (a) estimated and (b) actual oil and gas production revenues receipts were to the end of Quarter 2, financial year 2021-22.

      Spirits: Excise Duties

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he plans to review the application of duty stamps on Scotch whisky and spirits.

      Chronic Illnesses: Government Assistance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if the Government will provide additional financial support for people who are immunocompromised and who are unable to return to work as a result of the...

      Cannabis: Taxation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential tax revenues that would be generated annually by a regulated cannabis market.

      Gambling: Reviews

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether his Department has modelled the potential impact on (a) tax receipts and (b) the sport and leisure sector of the Gambling Commission's proposals of...

      Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what funds were raised by the Apprenticeship Levy in the financial years (a) 2019-20 and (b) 2020-21.

      Alcoholic Drinks: Excise Duties

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to support the hospitality industry and independent distilleries through the upcoming Budget and the Alcohol Duty Review; and when...

      Carbon Emissions: Costs

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 14 September 2021 to Question 45954, on Carbon Emissions: Costs, when his Department will publish the expected cost of achieving...

      VAT: Scotland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what analysis has been undertaken on the impact on Scottish retail shops and tourism businesses of the decision to end tax free shopping for international...

      Public Finance: Publicity

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much funding has been allocated by his Department to public relations for the October 2021 Budget, including promotion on social media.

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • Developing Countries: Poverty

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions she has had with the Chancellor about where the remainder of the Special Drawing Rights the UK...

    • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps she is taking to improve her Department's response times to correspondence from members of the public.

      Taiwan: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent discussions she has had with allies on the future security of Taiwan.

      British Virgin Islands: Tax Avoidance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions she has had with the Premier of the British Virgin Islands on closing potential tax loopholes as...

      Developing Countries: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent estimate he has made of the total cost of supplying enough vaccines to inoculate all poor nations...

      Tunisia: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment her Department has made of the current political situation in Tunisia.

      Business: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development, with reference to the Government's commitment to implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, what...

      Myanmar: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to support the people of Myanmar in respect of the political and humanitarian...

      Afghanistan: Refugees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assistance she is proving to countries neighbouring Afghanistan to host vulnerable Afghan nationals hoping to...

      Myanmar: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent discussions her Department has had with representatives of the Myanmar Government regarding the...

      Offshore Funds

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps he is planning to take in respect of foreign leaders and officials found guilty of bribery, corruption...

      Afghanistan: Pakistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions she and her Department have had with her counterparts and officials in the Pakistani Government...

      Afghanistan: Repatriation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to her Department's press release, UK officials travel to Afghanistan, published on 5 October 2021,...

      Myanmar: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether the Government plans to convene the UN Security Council as the UN penholder on Myanmar and in the context...

      Afghanistan: Refugees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent negotiations officials in her Department have undertaken with their counterparts in neighbouring...

      Afghanistan: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to HC Deb, 6 September 2021, c58, what progress her Department has made to protect and preserve the gains...

      Diplomatic Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether her Department has given consular assistance to the (a) Director of Public Prosecutions or senior CPS...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, when she will reply to the letter from the hon. Member for Stirling of the 23 September 2020 on the the arbitrary...

      Myanmar: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if she will convene an urgent UN Security Council meeting on recent humanitarian and political developments in...

      Land Mines

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent steps she has taken to ensure adequate overseas development assistance funding for mine action.

      Taiwan: Sustainable Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to help ensure that Taiwan can work with the international community...

      Afghanistan: Refugees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether information provided to her Department through the (a) public hotline and (b) emergency email address...

      Afghanistan: Diplomatic Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what progress her Department has made on the resumption of consular services in Afghanistan.

      Pakistan: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to (a) identify and (b) prevent human rights violations in the Balochistan...

      Afghanistan: Foreign Relations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to her Department's press release, UK officials travel to Afghanistan, published on 5 October 2021,...

      Iraq: Kurds

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment she has made of relations between the Kurdistan Regional Government and the federal...

      South Africa: Travel Restrictions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether she has plans to ease covid-19 restrictions on travel between the UK and South Africa.

      Armed Forces: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps she is taking to implement the Paris Principles on Children Associated with Armed Forces and Armed Groups.

      Armed Conflict: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what estimate her Department has made of the number of children (a) killed and (b) injured in conflict zones over...

      Vaccination: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how many and what proportion of the vaccines that the UK has promised to poorer nations have been delivered as at...

      Central America: Rule of Law

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps she is taking to help support and strengthen the rule of law in Central America.

      Central America: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent discussions she has had with her Central American counterparts on UK support for those countries in...

      LGBT People: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what plans she has to promote LGBTQ+ inclusive education around the world.

      HIV Infection and LGBT People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if she will make it her policy to advocate for a global common standard for (a) HIV and (b) LGBTIQ+ data...

      Developing Countries: Water

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, which multilateral organisations will receive Official Development Assistance for water, sanitation and hygiene in...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how many and what proportion of the 5.1 million covid-19 vaccine doses the UK has donated to COVAX have been...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, when she plans to respond to the correspondence addressed to her predecessor dated 5 August 2021 from the Hon....

      Developing Countries: HIV Infection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions she is having with her international counterparts to ensure that displaced members of the LGBT+...

      Faroe Islands: Dolphins

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether officials in his Department have had discussions with officials in the Faroe Islands government on the...

      Coronavirus: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what estimate she has made of the number of countries that have failed to meet the World Health Organisation's...

      France: Travel Restrictions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent discussions she has had with her French counterpart on facilitating easier non-essential travel access...

      Developing Countries: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to use the Climate Resilient Health Systems Initiative under the Adaptation...

      Developing Countries: Malnutrition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what plans the Government has to support the Nutrition for Growth summit 2021.

      Africa and Caribbean: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what support her Department is providing nations in (a) Africa and (b) the Caribbean to meet the World Health...

      Developing Countries: Malnutrition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether the Government's ending preventable deaths plan will include indicators on nutrition-specific...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, when she plans to respond to the correspondence addressed to her predecessor dated 12 August 2021 from the Hon....

      Developing Countries: Homosexuality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what representations she is making to her counterparts in the 11 jurisdictions in which the death penalty is...

      Colombia: Environment Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what diplomatic steps she is taking to help protect environmental defenders in Colombia who are being threatened...

      Developing Countries: Water

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how much Official Development Assistance her Department plans to spend (a) bilaterally and (b) multilaterally on...

      Developing Countries: Nutrition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if she will make an assessment of the effectiveness of her Department's nutrition-specific programmes, including...

      Developing Countries: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps she is taking to ensure that the delivery of 100 million COVAX vaccines overseas by June 2022 is on...

      Developing Countries: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how much Official Development Assistance her Department plans to spend on water, sanitation and hygiene in health...

      Developing Countries: Homosexuality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions she is having with her international counterparts in the 43 jurisdictions that criminalise...

      Developing Countries: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether she has made an assessment of the impact of covid-19 on the number of children expected to experience...

      Developing Countries: Nutrition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what the funding estimates are for her Department's nutrition-specific programmes for the year 2021-22.

      Colombia: Environment Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment she has made for the implications of her policies of companies domiciled or listed in the UK...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Armed Forces: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether a separated parent may prevent their child's enlistment in the armed forces when the other separated parent has granted consent.

    • 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 Afghan nationals were evacuated from...

      Military Alliances

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he is taking to help ensure that there is oversight and accountability of the UK's military partnerships and that key policies and processes...

      Mali: Desertion

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of defections from Malian security forces to insurgent groups.

      Army: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the 77th Brigade has conducted operations against targets in Scotland.

      Afghanistan: Refugees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recourse Afghan Relocation and Assistance Policy scheme applicants have to appeal a rejected application.

      Afghanistan: Refugees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy scheme applications have been granted since the conclusion of Operation Pitting.

      Ministry of Defence: Buildings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many buildings across the defence estate have combustible cladding attached to them.

      Type 45 Destroyers: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what upgrades were made to the Type 45 destroyers by his Department's engineers after technical problems were uncovered in recent years.

      Defence Equipment and Support: Consultants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much was spent by Defence Equipment and Support on consultants in each year since 2010.

      Multi Role Ocean Surveillance Ship: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the multi-role ocean surveillance ship will be (a) built in Britain or (b) an existing ship leased from the private sector.

      Military Aircraft: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to point 5 of his letter of 20 April 2021, reference MSU4.6.7.2, what progress has been made since on improvements to Texan trainer aircraft.

      HMS Albion and HMS Bulwark

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans his Department has to replace HMS Albion and HMS Bulwark.

      Ministry of Defence: Correspondence

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

      Shipbuilding

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when the refreshed National Shipbuilding Strategy will be published.

      Military Decorations: Reserve Forces

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, for what reason the awarding of the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal to serving members of the Territorial armed services, who had unbroken service for the...

      Falkland Islands: Devonport Dockyard

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans he has to recognise the contribution of dockyard workers in Devonport from 1982 in the 40th anniversary of the liberation of the Falkland...

      Veterans: Workplace Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he is taking to ensure that veterans are (a) supported in obtaining their military pension and (b) provided with adequate support where...

      Armed Forces Compensation Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the average timescale is for a decision to be made on a claim under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme.

      Armed Forces Compensation Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many claims under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme are awaiting (a) a decision and (b) an offer.

      Military Decorations: Reserve Forces

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of expanding the range of medals and commendations that can be awarded to men and...

      Veterans: Identity Cards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 22 July 2021 to Question 35709 on veterans: identity cards, when he plans to announce a delivery date for the introduction of...

      Shipbuilding

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he will publish the new National Shipbuilding Strategy.

      Type 31 Frigates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will provide a list of armaments that will be fitted onto the Type 31 frigate.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Employment and Support Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment her Department has made of the potential merits of extending the eligibility criteria for people on Income Related Employment...

    • Restart Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, in each of the Restart contract package areas, how many of the people referred to Restart providers since July 2021 have so far started the...

      Employment and Support Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what support is available for employment and support allowance claimants who have had to leave the country for more than 28 days.

      Carers Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department plans to increase carers allowance in England in line with inflation and the cost of energy during the winter months.

      Occupational Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Government's response to the Health is Everyone's Business consultation, published on 4 October 2021, what steps the...

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Supreme Court judgment in Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Appellant) v MM (Respondent) (Scotland) [2019] UKSC...

      Bereavement Support Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she had made of the potential merits of making Bereavement Support Allowance an ongoing payment with similar criteria to...

      Universal Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many universal credit claimants had wages assigned to different assessment periods in each week from 24 May 2021 to 31 August 2021 under...

      Personal Independence Payment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether it is her Department's policy that in circumstances where the automatic identification process has identified two wage payments in one...

      Household Support Fund: Crawley

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what level of funding from the Household Support Fund will initially be received by Crawley Borough Council.

      Social Security Benefits: Vulnerable Adults

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 8 September 2021 to Question 41756, on Social Security Benefits: Vulnerable Adults, whether his Department's policy...

      Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many applications her Department has received under the Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979 in respect of covid-19 vaccines; how many...

      Jobcentres: Poplar and Limehouse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the increased cost of travel for benefit claimants who will no longer be able to access a Job Centre Plus...

      Job Centres: Poplar and Limehouse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether all employees from Poplar Job Centre will (a) remain in her Department's employment and (b) be on the same contractual terms and...

      Maternity Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will make it her policy to expand the groups of people eligible for Maternity Allowance to support them while taking time off to have a...

      Department for Work and Pensions: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking to improve her Department's response times to correspondence from members of the public.

      Cosham Pension Centre: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if her Department will explore finding alternative positions in Portsmouth for staff impacted by the closure of Cosham Pension Centre.

      Department for Work and Pensions: Local Government Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many funds are allocated to local authorities by her Department through a process of competitive bidding; and if she will publish the...

      Cosham Pension Centre: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if her Department will guarantee that no redundancies will result from the closure of Cosham Pension Centre.

      Universal Credit: Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate her Department has made of the current call waiting time for individuals seeking support with a universal credit claim from her...

      Job Centres: Poplar and Limehouse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, which (a) people and (b) organisations were consulted prior to the decision to close the Job Centre in Poplar and Limehouse constituency.

      State Retirement Pensions: Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney who have reached state pension age were awaiting an initial payment after (a) one month, (b) two...

      Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether a claimant's ability to travel and receive the covid-19 vaccine has been used by her Department as evidence when assessing a person...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether his Department has an emissions reductions plan.

    • Oak Processionary Moth

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will support the proactive reporting of oak processionary moth infestations to neighbouring local authorities.

      Grasslands: Climate Change

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the IPBES-IPCC Co-Sponsored Workshop Report on Biodiversity and Climate Change on the role of grasslands...

      Oak Processionary Moth

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to encourage cooperation between local authorities and the Forestry Commission to help...

      International Biodiversity Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the Prime Minister's announcement of the launch of the International Biodiversity Fund on the 23 September...

      Sewage: Water Treatment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, in the context of the Environment Agency permitting the removal of the third stage of sewage treatment in the event that the...

      Agriculture: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what are the projected resulting emissions for Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use over the period of the 4th, 5th and...

      Plastics: Waste Disposal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to (a) reduce household plastic waste and (b) prevent plastic waste from being shipped...

      Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the Government plans to reduce the UK limits on air pollution in line with those set out by the World Health...

      Recycling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will make it his policy to place a duty on all local authorities to report on both the (a) amount of waste collected...

      Pets: Theft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what animals will be included in the proposed pet abduction offence recommended by the Pet Theft Taskforce report.

      Ivory Act 2018

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many powers have been (a) implemented or commenced and (b) used by prosecuting authorities under the Ivory Act 2018.

      Waste Disposal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what data he holds on the names and number of local authorities in England who have their main waste and recycling...

      Food: Waste

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will make an estimate of the (a) quantity of food produced in the UK that was wasted in each of the last five years...

      Beverage Containers: Deposit Return Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential impact on carton recycling rates of including carton packages in the...

      Plastics: Waste

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to reduce plastic waste by supporting investment in bio-wraps such as corn starch.

      Food: Waste Disposal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what support his Department is providing to local authorities to implement food waste collections.

      Food: Charities

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether his Department has taken recent steps to help ensure that fresh, nutritious, unsold food is diverted to charities...

      Sewage: Water Treatment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of providing extra funds to water companies for the purposes of...

      Sewage: Water Treatment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential to stockpile sewage treatment chemicals at regional centres in an emergency.

      Floods: Urban Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the impact of the recent flash flooding on urban communities.

      Sewage: Water Treatment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will make it his policy to prioritise the distribution of sewage treatment chemicals to waste water treatment works in...

      Water: Plastics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions his Department has had with the water industry on implementing an environmental quality standard on...

      Ivory: Sales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what guidance they provide to owners of legacy ivory artefacts who wish to dispose of them but are unable to sell due to the...

      Ivory: Smuggling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to help prevent illegal ivory entering UK markets.

      Ivory Act 2018

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when he expects to complete the implementation of the Ivory Act 2018.

      Biodiverse Landscapes Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs, how many activities have been started under the Biodiverse Landscapes Fund as at 14 of October 2021.

      Dangerous Dogs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when his Department plans to publish the research undertaken in collaboration with Middlesex University on dog attacks.

      Sewage: Water Treatment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate he has made of the likely date of exhaustion of sewage treatment chemical stockpiles in the event that they...

      Ofwat: Environment Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he plans to take to help ensure that Ofwat’s strategic decisions align with the Government’s 25 year...

      Dangerous Dogs: Tower Hamlets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what communication his Department has had with Tower Hamlets Police following the dog attack in Bartlett Park on 26 August 2021.

      Water: Per- and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to monitor the prevalence of Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in the...

      Flood Control: Lowdham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when work will commence on the flood alleviation and mitigation scheme in Lowdham, Nottinghamshire.

      Ofwat: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with industry representatives on the potential merits of strengthening Parliamentary...

      Sewage: Water Treatment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential effectiveness of using military drivers to deliver sewage treatment chemicals...

      Dangerous Dogs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to promote responsible dog ownership.

      Horticulture

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will make an assessment of the implications for his policies of the Ornamental Horticulture Roundtable Group report,...

      Pigs: Slaughterhouses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to tackle labour shortages in the pig processing industry.

      Fishing Vessels: Marine Environment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, for what reason an environmental impact assessment has not been conducted on the use of fly shooting equipment in the...

      Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made for the implications of his policies on badger culling of its review of the government’s...

      Dogs: Artificial Insemination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many people carrying out the artificial insemination of canines have been found by the Royal College of Veterinary...

      Pigs: Slaughterhouses

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many healthy pigs have been culled on farms in each week during the last three months.

      Dogs: Artificial Insemination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions he has had with stakeholders on the potential merits of regulating the procedure of artificial insemination...

      Oak Processionary Moth

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many reports of oak processionary moth there have been in each of the last five years, broken down by local authority area.

  • Home Office

    • Refugees: Afghanistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what her timescale is for bringing to the UK unaccompanied Afghanistan refugee children currently in temporary camps in Qatar who have...

    • Refugees: Afghanistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of whether the Christian community in Afghanistan requires refuge.

      Afghanistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if her Department will ensure that all queries raised by hon. Members on behalf of constituents and families in Afghanistan will receive a...

      Refugees: Afghanistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the number of people from religious minorities in Afghanistan who are able to resettle in the UK.

      Refugees: Afghanistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to help religious minorities in Afghanistan access the Afghan citizens' resettlement scheme.

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the EU Settlement Scheme Policy Equality Statement (PES) dated 22 May 2019, published on 7 September 2021, and the section...

      Police: Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many and what proportion of police (a) constables and (b) community support officers funded directly by her Department (i) retired and...

      Asylum: Afghanistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans she has to provide asylum to Afghan musicians.

      Cycling: Fixed Penalties

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many fixed penalty notices have been issued to cyclists in each year since 2010.

      Refugees: Afghanistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for what reasons the Afghan Citizens’ Resettlement Scheme is not yet live.

      Immigration: Afghanistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what her Department's process is for considering leave beyond six months for Afghan people (a) whose visa requirements were waived to...

      Frontex

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the UK still participates in (a) formal and (b) informal cooperation with Frontex.

      Asylum

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department are taking to help asylum seekers to (a) integrate with local communities and (b) rebuild their lives.

      Home Office: Correspondence

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

      Employment: Inspections

      o ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of introducing a firewall between labour inspection teams and immigration enforcement.

      Immigration: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 28 September 2021 to Question 51784, for what reason her Department does not hold a record of the number of...

      Immigration: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what her timetable is for restoring pre-covid-19 service standards for (a) asylum applications and (b) other UK Visas and Immigration services.

      Migrant Workers: Food

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of allocating more temporary visas to workers in the food and drink supply chain to...

      Migrant Workers: Large Goods Vehicle Drivers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on extending the additional HGV driver visas beyond Christmas 2021.

      Seasonal Workers: Pilot Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when her Department will publish its evaluation of the Seasonal Workers Pilot scheme.

      Immigration: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 15 September 2021 to Question 45845, if she will publish the guidance used by caseworkers to determine whether an...

      Seasonal Workers: Butchers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many skilled butchers have (a) been granted a temporary visa and (b) arrived in the UK under the extension to the seasonal workers...

      Immigration: Afghanistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of relaxing immigration rules for skilled archaeologists fleeing Afghanistan.

      Migrant Workers: Large Goods Vehicle Drivers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of extending the validity of temporary visas for HGV drivers from three to twelve months.

      Asylum: Napier Barracks

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people accommodated in Napier Barracks as at 18 October 2021 have tested positive for covid-19.

      Immigration: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate her Department has made of the average length of time it takes to process an application for (a) refugee status, (b)...

      Home Office: Local Government Finance

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

      Antisocial Behaviour: Crime Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to help reduce incidents of antisocial behaviour.

      Crimes Against the Person: Gender

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether police forces collect data in the event that a victim of a violent crime against the person perceives that the motivation for that...

      Drugs: Misuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment she has made of the potential merits of drug safety testing for (a) festivals and (b) events in the night-time economy.

      Firearms: Crime Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to tackle firearm offences crime across (a) Coventry, (b) the West Midlands and (c) the UK.

      Cycling: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to ensure that in London the police enforce the rules for cyclists in The Highway Code to the same standard applied...

      Immigration: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of trends in the level of immigration cases being overturned at tribunal following the publication...

      Nitrous Oxide: Misuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to further tackle the misuse of nitrous oxide.

      Police: Enfield North

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many and what proportion of police (a) constables and (b) community support officers are funded directly by her Department and deployed...

      Migrant Workers: Home Office

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many employers have utilised the Offshore wind workers Immigration Rules concession 2017 to date.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to improve its response times in replying to correspondence from hon. Members.

      Asylum: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to process the backlog of asylum applications.

      Asylum: Scotland and Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to notify asylum seekers in (a) Scotland and (b) Northern Ireland of the decisions on their applications.

      Hate Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department has made an assessment of the number of reported incidents of hate crime that progress through the courts.

      Hate Crime: LGBT People

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to help tackle the increase in hate crimes towards LGBTQ+ people; and whether her Department plans to...

      Home Office: Applications

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make it her policy to introduce target timeframes for the determination of all applications to her Department.

      Human Trafficking: Prosecutions

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many Potential Victim of Trafficking cases have been received by her Department in each of the last 5 years.

      Asylum: Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when the Government's review of the restrictions on asylum seekers' right to work will be completed; and when she plans to publish the...

      Cybercrime: International Cooperation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking with her international counterparts to strengthen the UK's national resilience against (a) ransomware and (b) wider...

      UK Trade with EU

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has taken of the effectiveness of the Government's ability to tackle the trade in illicit goods being contingent on the...

      Visas: Afghanistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make it her policy to permit an automatic extension of stay for with Leave to Remain visas if they are unable to return from...

  • Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

    • Local Government: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what support his Department is providing to councils to meet the cost of achieving carbon zero.

    • National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service: Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, pursuant to the Answer of 13 September 2021 to Question 41608 on National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service,...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, when he plans to respond to the letter dated 11 August 2021 from the hon. Member for West Lancashire, regarding West...

      Community Ownership Fund: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps his Department is taking to engage with local communities in Scotland on the Community Ownership Fund.

      Community Ownership Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, with reference to the eligibility criteria for future rounds of the Community Ownership Fund, if he will consider the...

      Community Ownership Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether the criteria for future rounds of the Community Ownership Fund will be changed so that community assets are...

      Retail Trade: Shops

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on the rate of...

      Levelling Up Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what his timetable is for announcing the next round of funds from the Levelling Up Fund.

      Community Ownership Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, with reference to determining eligibility for future rounds of the Community Ownership Fund, if he will include the...

      Local Government Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, on what date his Department intends to publish the draft local government finance settlement for 2022-23.

      National Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, how much of the funding available for the National Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre has been spent on education in...

      Holocaust Commission

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, pursuant to the Answer of 13 September 2021 to Question 41612 on the Holocaust Commission, when the Government plans to...

      National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service: Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, pursuant to the Answer of 13 September 2021 to Question 41608 on National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service,...

      National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, pursuant to the Answer of 13 September 2021 to Question 41607 on National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service,...

      National Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what estimate the UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation made of the costs of creating the Holocaust Memorial and Learning...

      National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, pursuant to the Answer of 13 September 2021 to question 41608 on National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service,...

      National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, pursuant to the Answer of 13 September 2021 to Question 41608 on National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service,...

      National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, pursuant to the Answer of 13 September 2021 to Question 41611 on National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service,...

      National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, pursuant to the Answer to Question 41609 of 13 September 2021 on National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service,...

      City of York Council: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what recent assessment has he made of the financial position of City of York Council; and what steps he plans to take to...

      Sewers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, if he will provide ring-fenced funding to local authorities for the cleaning of drains.

      Proof of Identity: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what estimate he has made of the total cost of the Cabinet Office IFF research entitled, Photographic ID Research -...

      Elections: Proof of Identity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, pursuant to the Answer of 23 September 2021 to Question 48273, on Elections: Proof of Identity, whether his Department has...

      Non-Domestic Rates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what plans his Department has to assist local authorities to ensure that the allocation of the forthcoming Business Rates...

      Fairer Share Campaign

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what discussions he has with campaigners on behalf of the Fairer Share Campaign group.

      Local Government: Meetings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether the Government has plans to bring forward legislative proposals to enable local authorities to conduct remote meetings.

      National Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether his Permanent Secretary has asked for an instruction relating to the proposed National Holocaust Memorial and...

      Imperial War Museum

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether he plans to visit the Holocaust Galleries at the Imperial War Museum.

      Derelict Land

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps his Department is taking to help build new homes on brownfield sites.

      Affordable Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps he is taking to increase the supply of affordable housing.

      Social Rented Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps he is taking to increase the supply of (a) affordable and (b) social housing.

      Regional Planning and Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what recent assessment he has made of the role of public health and wellbeing in his Department's levelling-up agenda.

      Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what recent discussions he has had with the President of COP26 on his Department's role in helping city regions to achieve...

      Planning Permission: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the planning system enables local authorities to contribute to the...

      UK Community Renewal Fund: Public Consultation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what consultation his Department carried out on the design of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund in 2021.

      UK Community Renewal Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, by what deadline his Department will inform applicants for the Community Renewal Fund on whether their application has...

      UK Community Renewal Fund: UK Shared Prosperity Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps his Department plans to take to incorporate learning from projects funded by the Community Renewal Fund into...

      UK Shared Prosperity Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, when his Department expects to provide details on the design of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

      Levelling Up Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether his Department has conducted an economic valuation of the benefit that funding from the Levelling Up Fund will...

      UK Community Renewal Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, on what date successful applicants to the Community Renewal Fund will be notified; and whether he plans for the fund to...

      Urban Areas: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of creating a £7 billion sustainable urban futures fund to...

      Community Renewal Fund: East Sussex

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, how much funding will be allocated from the Community Renewal Fund to projects submitted by East Sussex County Council on...

      Urban Areas: Coronavirus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the findings in the report published on 10 September...

      Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Freedom of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, when his Department plans to answer a request for information, reference 11588408, submitted on 11 June 2021 under the...

      Private Rented Housing: Estate Agents

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what assessment his Department has made of the impact of estate agent renewal fees on the cost of privately rented homes.

      Rented Housing: Airbnb

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what assessment he has made of the impact of Airbnb on the availability of homes for long-term renting.

      Park Homes: Property Transfer

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what progress the Government has made on its research into the impact of the 10 per cent commission fee on the sale of...

      Rented Housing: Evictions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps he is taking to ensure that tenants are supported in taking action against landlords where illegal evictions occur.

      Housing First: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on using the forthcoming spending review to secure...

      Housing First: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what funding will be made available to the Housing First pilots in (a) Liverpool City Region, (b) Greater Manchester, (c)...

      Correspondence: Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

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

      Building Safety Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether buildings which have received a B1 EWS1 assessment, and therefore do not require remediation, are eligible for the...

      Social Rented Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps his Department is taking to help tackle the trend of fewer social homes being available due to their sale or...

      Housing: Access

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps he has taken to end the use of segregated entrances for residents with different tenures in developments.

      Housing: Water Supply

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, if he will issue guidance on how local authorities should balance achieving the Government's housing targets set by its...

      Camping Sites

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether he plans to extend the 56 day rule for temporary campsites into 2022.

      Building Safety Fund: Bethnal Green and Bow

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether his Department has received an application from Clarion Housing Group to the Building Safety Fund for fire safety...

      High Rise Flats: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, in the context of Clarion Housing Group’s decision to decant Clare House, if he will urgently commission independent...

      Building Safety Regulator

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether he plans to make additional resources available to the Health and Safety Executive for the proposed establishment...

      Urban Areas: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what assessment he has made of the economic impact that child-friendly cities can have; and whether he has plans to...

      High Rise Flats: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, if local authorities will provide housing assistance to leaseholders at risk of (a) bankruptcy or (b) homelessness as a...

      Building Safety Fund: Leasehold

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, if he will provide any financial support to leaseholders who own properties in buildings which are under the 18 metre...

      Housing: Carbon Emissions and Renewable Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps he is taking to help ensure that new homes are (a) carbon neutral and (b) fuelled by renewable energy sources.

      Owner Occupation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps he is taking to promote house ownership.

      Park Homes: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what the Government's timetable is for bringing forward legislative proposals changing the Pitch Review Inflationary Index...

      Housing: Derelict Land

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps his Department is taking to (a) encourage housebuilding on brownfield sites and (b) protect the green belt.

      Sheltered Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what assessment he has made of the potential barriers to growth for housing-with-care for older people.

      Social Rented Housing: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether his Department plans to invest in carbon neutral, climate resilient social homes.

      Housing: Sustainable Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps he is taking to ensure that the building of new homes is done to sustainable specifications.

      Housing: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, with reference to the Government's response to the Future Homes Standard consultation, published in January 2021, whether...

      Planning: Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what representations he has received from media organisations on the proposals to remove the requirement for physical...

      Permitted Development Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether his Department has carried out an impact assessment of the amount of revenue that would be gained by requiring...

      Multiple Occupation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the powers given to local authorities to regulate houses of multiple...

      Permitted Development Rights: Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether his Department has carried out an equalities impact assessment on the introduction of the new permitted...

      Councillors: City of London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, if his Department will make an assessment of the potential merits of repealing Section 618 of the Housing Act 1985 which...

      Energy Performance Certificates: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what estimate he has made of the timeframe for all energy performance certificate data becoming fully available for...

      Buildings: Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what assessment he has made of the prevalence of insurance companies refusing to insure buildings which have been not been...

      Buildings: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, when he plans to update the Consolidated Advice Note to reflect the announcement of 21 July 2021 that buildings under 18...

      Building Safety Fund: Leasehold

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what estimate his Department has made of the number of leaseholders in buildings under 18 metres high having to pay for...

      Social Rented Housing: Bethnal Green and Bow

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, if he will request a report from Clarion Housing Group on (a) the reasons for its decision to institute a waking watch at...

      Building Safety Fund: Harrow

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, when he expects the Pearmain House, in Harrow, application to the Building Safety Fund will be determined; and if he will...

      High Rise Flats: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, when he expects the Harrow 13 (Trident Point) application to the Building Safety Fund will be determined; and if he will...

      Housing: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether the rules on buildings above 18 metres tall and with potentially combustible cladding apply to those buildings...

      Housing: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what support he is giving to leaseholders who are unable to sell their properties without a valid EWS1 form, despite that...

      Building Safety Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what support he is giving to leaseholders who own properties in buildings which are under the 18m threshold for financial...

      Housing: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what guidance his Department has for leaseholders where a B2 rating of a building given in an EWS1 survey was made on the...

      High Rise Flats: Insulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what assessment his Department has made of the prevalence of banks refusing mortgages on properties affected by cladding...

      Building Safety Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what assessment he has made of expediency of funds disbursed under the Building Safety Fund.

      Regional Planning and Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, when he plans to publish the Levelling Up White Paper.

      Regional Planning and Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps he will take to ensure that (a) York and (b) other local authority areas with high rates of inequality are...

      Health: Disadvantaged

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on tackling health inequalities...

      Empty Property: Retail Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what recent estimate he has made of the number of vacant buildings on the high street (a) nationally and (b) in York.

      Regional Planning and Development: Coastal Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the findings of the Coastal Powerhouse Manifesto...

      Coastal Areas: Government Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what support he is providing to the UK’s coastal communities.

      Social Services: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, with reference to the finding of the Institute for Public Policy Research, published on 3 September 2021, that long term...

  • Scotland Office

    • Trade: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what estimate he has made of the total value of goods and services traded with Scotland by the rest of the UK; and what proportion that represents of...

    • Trade: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, if he will make an estimate of the total value of Scottish goods and services traded with the rest of the UK in 2019; and what proportion that...

      Sovereignty: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, whether he has received a formal request for a section 30 order for a referendum on Scottish independence from the First Minister of Scotland.

      Sovereignty: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, whether the statement made in Scotland in August 2021 by the then Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office on another...

      Sovereignty: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what recent discussions he has had with (a) the Prime Minister and (b) the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster on the timetable of a potential...

      Sovereignty: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, whether the statement on holding a future referendum on Scottish independence by the Secretary of State for Scotland in August that there would be one...

  • Department for International Trade

    • Department for International Trade: Departmental Responsibilities

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what proportion of her time is allocated to her role as (a) COP26 Adaptation and Resilience Champion and (b) Secretary of State for...

    • Wind Power: Seas and Oceans

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what steps officials in her Department are taking with officials in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to support...

      Alcoholic Drinks: Japan

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 20 October to Question 56292, on what date her Department received notification from the Japanese authorities...

      Trade Agreements: Environment Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what her policy is on (a) the prioritisation of (i) economic growth and (ii) environmental protections and (b) conceding environmental...

      Trade Agreements: Australia

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what (a) advice or (b) role has Tony Abbott played in the UK's discussions with Australia on a possible free trade deal.

      Fossil Fuels: Overseas Investment

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 18 October 2021 to Question 5534, what the exceptional circumstances are in which the Government would provide...

      Wool: Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what recent steps she has taken to promote British wool exports overseas.

      Sheep Meat: USA

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what estimate she has made of the economic value of the lifting of the ban on British lamb imports to the US for (a) Scotland and (b) Banff...

      Agreement on Climate Change, Trade and Sustainability

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what assessment her Department has made of the potential merits of the UK joining the Agreement on Climate Change, Trade and Sustainability.

      Trade Agreements: Environment Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what steps she is taking to ensure that environmental safeguards are upheld when brokering trade agreements.

      Department for International Trade: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what steps she is taking to improve her Department's response times to correspondence from members of the public.

      Trade Agreements: Australia

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether the independently verified impact assessment of the Australia Free Trade Agreement due to be published by her Department before the...

      Trade Agreements: Australia

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether the independently verified impact assessment of the Australia Free Trade Agreement due to be published by her Department before the...

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • Alcoholic Drinks: Advertising

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions she has had with the devolved Administrations on alcohol marketing and industry sponsorships during televised...

    • Public Lending Right: Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions she has had with the Welsh Government on increasing the Public Lending Right.

      Museums and Galleries: Telephone Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions she has had with representatives of public (a) galleries and (b) museums on the provision to customers...

      Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Local Government Finance

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

      Mass Media: Misinformation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans her Department has to help ensure that (a) TV news broadcasters and (b) print news outlets report responsibly to...

      Broadband: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to Ofcom's report entitled UK Home Broadband Performance, published on 9 September 2021, what assessment she...

      Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps she is taking to improve her Department's response times to correspondence from members of the public.

      Exercise: Children and Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent steps she has taken to tackle the gender gap in activity levels amongst Asian and Black children and young people...

      Heart Diseases: Health Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans her Department has to increase awareness of sudden cardiac arrest training offered by the FA and other...

      Public Lending Right: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if she will make it her policy to increase funding for the Public Lending Right.

      Culture Recovery Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when her Department plans to announce awards from the third tranche round of the Culture Recovery Fund.

      Defibrillators: Football

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on the provision of defibrillators at...

      Youth Centres: Hornsey and Wood Green

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if he will commit to allocating funding to youth centres in Hornsey and Wood Green constituency.

      Loneliness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent progress his Department has made on tackling loneliness following the Let’s Talk Loneliness campaign and the...

      Public Lending Right

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment her Department has made of the adequacy of the remuneration rate paid to authors under the Public...

      Sports: Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of to Question 56576, if he will make an assessment of the implications for his policies of the...

      Internet: Radicalism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what representations she has received on including measures to tackle incel culture online in the Online Harms Bill.

      Third Sector: Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions she has had with representatives of civil society organisations on the explicit exclusion of (a)...

      Charity Commission: Public Appointments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, for what reason there has been a delay in appointing a new permanent Chair of the Charity Commission.

      Internet: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of ensuring there is an effective child-use test to protect children from...

      BBC

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions she has made with the BBC on the trends in the size and share of its viewership and audiences.

      Internet: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he is taking to help ensure the safety of children online.

      Offences against Children: Internet

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps she is taking in the draft Online Safety Bill to help tackle (a) online child abuse and (b) the cross-platform...

  • Cop26

    • Environment Protection: EU Action

      To ask the President of COP26, if he will make an assessment of the implications for his policies of the debate that took place at the Council of Europe on 29 September 2021 on climate change and...

    • Climate Change

      To ask the President of COP26, whether he plans to use COP26 as an opportunity to make representations to developed countries on meeting the Climate Vulnerable Forum to discuss the effective (a)...

      UN Climate Change Conference 2021: Passenger Ships

      To ask the President of COP26, whether any compensation or payment will be made to local authorities where cruise liners being used to house delegates to COP26 will be berthed.

      Children: Human Rights

      To ask the President of COP26, what steps he is taking to help ensure that children’s rights are advanced globally through the outcomes of COP26.

      Climate Change: Developing Countries

      To ask the President of COP26, what steps he is taking to help ensure that developed nations meet the commitment to create a $100 billion annual fund for lower income countries to tackle climate...

      Climate Change: Finance

      To ask the President of COP26, if the Government will back UN Secretary-General’s call for other countries and climate donors to set aside 50 per cent of their climate finance for climate...

      UN Climate Conference 2021: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the President of COP26, if he will make an estimate of the number of carbon miles that will be incurred by staff employed by the Government to host COP26; and what plans he has to offset...

      UN Climate Change Conference 2021: Carbon Emissions

      To ask the President of COP26, what his policy is on recruiting staff to host at the COP26 venue who are local to that venue to reduce carbon miles.

      UN Climate Change Conference 2021: Religion

      To ask the President of COP26, what steps he is taking to ensure that faith communities are effectively represented at COP26.

  • Women and Equalities

  • Department for Transport

    • Large Goods Vehicles: Accidents

      To ask Her Majesty's Government (1) what steps they are taking to ensure that HGV drivers are not being asked to exceed their daily legal driving limits during the current driver shortage, (2)...

    • Railways: Fares

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the effect on train operating companies' revenues of increasing the cost of regulated rail fares, and (2) whether, since the...

      Electric Vehicles: Speed Limits

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Vere of Norbiton on 20 September (HL2628), what plans they have, if any, to introduce speed limits for electric...

      Roads: Repairs and Maintenance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much overall funding has been provided to councils in England for local road maintenance in each of the last five years, up to and including the current...

      Large Goods Vehicles: Parking

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the devolved administrations concerning the provision of lorry parks.

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Summertime

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they last assessed the merits of daylight saving time.

    • Toys and Games: Safety

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what (1) steps they have taken, and (2) further plans they have, to ensure that children are protected from harm caused by toys sold in online marketplaces which...

      Mathematical Sciences: Higher Education

      To ask Her Majesty's Government (1) how much they have spent on mathematical sciences at higher education institutions in the UK, and (2) how this compares to the international average.

      Energy Companies Obligation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many grants have been awarded through the Local Authority Flex scheme to (1) owner occupiers, and (2) tenants in rented accommodation.

      Energy Companies Obligation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many grants have been awarded through the Home Heating Cost Reduction Obligation to (1) owner occupiers, and (2) tenants in rented accommodation.

      Iron and Steel: Carbon Emissions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking in developing green, low climate emission steel, substituting hydrogen for coking coal; and when is the first steel from this expected...

      Iron and Steel: Recycling

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to promote the recycling of used steel within the UK, including but not limited to using renewable energy for that purpose.

      Freight

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to resolve the short-term issues to UK goods supply chains.

      Companies Act 2006

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the relevance of section 172 of the Companies Act 2006 due to changes in business practice since that date.

  • Attorney General

  • Department for Education

    • Schools: Ventilation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to provide funding to schools to improve ventilation systems.

    • Clothing and Textiles: Training

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they plan to have with the devolved administrations to agree a four-nation approach to broadening skills in the fashion and textiles sectors.

      Scholarships: Ethnic Groups

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to provide funding for scholarships for those wanting to study subjects in which black students are under-represented.

      Apprentices: Taxation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the percentage of apprenticeship levy that has not been spent in the current financial year to date; and what assessment they...

      Pupils: Absenteeism

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many children on school rolls have not returned to school since the beginning of the current school year; and how many of these are (1) asylum seekers, (2)...

      Universities

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the tables published by different UK organisations ranking universities, and (2) the availability of independent oversight or...

      Teachers: Qualifications

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many schools do not have a qualified teacher in a subject they offer.

      Teachers: Equality

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to encourage schools to boost diversity among teachers.

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • Myanmar: Arms Trade

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they plan to take to encourage other governments to adopt the UN resolution of 19 June calling for nations to halt arms sales to Myanmar and the ruling...

    • Travel: Coronavirus

      To ask Her Majesty's Government which EU countries allow entry to UK nationals based on double vaccination with the Pfizer vaccine.

      Developing Countries: Poverty

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the relative importance of (1) improving health and education, and (2) increasing GDP per capita, in reducing poverty in...

      Developing Countries: Females

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, as part of their overseas development assistance (ODA) disbursement, (1) what assessment they have made of the economic contributions of older women in lower- and...

      Nigeria: Christianity

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the intensification of jihadist attacks against Christians in Nigeria, as reported by the Gatestone Institute on 10 October;...

      Mali: Armed Conflict

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the estimated number of people killed in Mali over the past year, and (2) the role (a) Jihadists, and (b) Jihadism, have...

      Mali: Peacekeeping Operations

      To ask Her Majesty's Government (1) what assessment they have made of the role of the Wagner mercenaries in Mali, (2) how many troops are part of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation...

      Nigeria: Armed Conflict

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of recent reports of (1) fighting in Birnin Gwari in Kaduna state between members of the al Qaeda affiliate Ansaru and...

      Rwanda: International Law

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the extent to which the proposed new Rwandan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Busingye Johnston, upholds...

      Nigeria: Boko Haram

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the threat posed by jihadists in northern Nigeria following reports that Boko Haram fighters have moved from Borno state to...

      Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Public Expenditure

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to engage with small UK development charities to assist (1) with departmental submissions to the Comprehensive Spending Review, and (2) in the...

      Azerbaijan: Foreign Relations

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have (1) to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the independence of Azerbaijan on 18 October, and (2) to mark the anniversary by strengthening...

      Developing Countries: Females

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress has been made on the 'What Works to Prevent Violence: Impact at Scale' programme.

      Afghanistan: Education

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to promote and support an effort to (1) co-ordinate, (2) fund, and (3) deliver education to children in Afghanistan.

      Afghanistan: Taliban

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the feasibility of delivering emergency aid to Afghanistan without working directly with the Taliban.

      Afghanistan: Taliban

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the proposal by the government of France to recognise the Taliban as a legitimate government, if certain conditions regarding...

      Afghanistan: Health Services

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how the UK plans to assist the (1) United States, and (2) United Nations, in delivering medicine and medical products to Afghanistan.

      Armed Conflict: Civilians

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much funding they are putting into (1) international, and (2) national, unarmed civilian protection; and which projects that have been funded are directed at,...

      Hazem Joulani

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they are making to the government of Israel regarding the killing of Dr. Hazem Joulani by Israeli forces in East Jerusalem, and the reports...

      Hebron: Mosques

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they are making to the government of Israel regarding (1) the denial of access to Palestinians for worship in the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron,...

      Jerusalem: Palestinians

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they are making to the government of Israel concerning the violence used by Israeli forces against protestors at Sheikh Jarrah.

      Syria: Repatriation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government (1) what assessment they have made of the experience of (a) the United States, and (b) other countries, in repatriating their nationals from detention camps in...

      Land Mines

      To ask Her Majesty's Government (1) what assessment they have made of the number of people who live in danger of landmines and unexploded ordinance, and (2) how much funding they have provided...

      Tigray: Armed Conflict

      To ask Her Majesty's Government (1) when the UK's deployed expert from the Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative in Tigray is due to report on the results of their mission, and...

      Iran: Baha'i Faith

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the human rights implications of the exclusion of Baháʼí students from universities in Iran as a consequence...

      Land Mines

      To ask Her Majesty's Government (1) which countries, if any, will no longer receive funding for the clearance of land mines and unexploded ordinance, and (2) whether these cuts are compatible...

      Ethiopia: Special Envoy for Famine Prevention and Humanitarian Affairs

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what were the results of the visit to Ethiopia by the Special Envoy for Famine Prevention and Humanitarian Affairs in September.

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Type 23 Frigates: Greece

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the implications of the transfer of two Type 23 Frigates to the Hellenic Navy for (1) overall frigate numbers, and (2) the...

    • Military Aircraft

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the 'Crowsnest' Airborne Early Warning helicopter programme is on schedule to meet its intended operational date; and what assessment they have made of...

      Ajax Vehicles: Procurement

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when David Marsh will produce recommendations on the Ajax programme; and when these recommendations will be published.

      Ajax Vehicles: Procurement

      To ask Her Majesty's Government following the appointment of David Marsh as Senior Responsible Owner (SRO) of the Ajax programme, which Minister is responsible for considering his recommendations...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Assistance Animals: Export Health Certificates

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that qualified guide dogs, assistance dogs, and their disabled owners are not discriminated against when travelling to the EU...

  • Home Office

    • Police: Crimes of Violence

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to research by Femicide Census which found that 16 former or serving police officers had committed femicide since 2009, what assessment they have made as...

    • Educational Visits: EU Nationals

      To ask Her Majesty's Government (1) what assessment they have made of the impact on incoming school group visits to the UK from the EU of the requirement from 1 October that such groups will need...

      Visas: Classroom Assistants

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to speed up the process of visa applications for classroom language assistants.

      Migrants: Finance

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to lift the No Recourse to Public Funds rule for one year to support migrants who were put in accommodation under the Everyone In scheme and...

  • Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

    • Private Rented Housing: Tenants

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the security of tenants in the private rented sector, in particular those affected by (1) the end of the Coronavirus Job...

    • Regional Planning and Development

      To ask Her Majesty's Government (1) how they define the term “levelling up” when used in policy statements, (2) when they will publish their objectives for levelling up, and (3)...

  • Cabinet Office

    • Civil Service: Pay

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the merits of removing London weighting from civil service salaries in the event that employees do not work in their London...

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