Written answers

Wednesday, 3 January 2024

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Wood-burning Stoves: Smoke Control Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the Answer of 17 January 2022 to Question 102527 on Wood-burning Stoves: Smoke Control Areas, if he will...

    • Sewers: Pollution

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

      Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Power Failures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether there have been any power cuts on their Department's property in each of the last three years.

      Mink: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the article entitled Mink farming poses risks for future...

      Plants: Export Controls

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to ensure free movement of cultivated plant biodiversity.

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • NHS: Temporary Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, by how much and what proportion the (a) total, (b) substantive, (c) bank and (d) agency workforce will change at each NHS (i) integrated...

    • Physician Associates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if she will make an assessment of the potential barriers to the integration of physician associates into primary care teams.

      Mental Health Services: Racial Discrimination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps her Department is taking to reduce racial inequalities in the use of the Mental Health Act 1983.

      Autism and Learning Disability: Hospital Wards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress her Department has made on its commitment to reduce the number of people with a learning disability and autistic people in...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Lake Windermere: Pollution

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the conduct of the Environment Agency in relation to their investigation of recent pollution events in the Windermere area; and...

    • Water: Pollution

      To ask His Majesty's Government whether, in the light of media reports regarding United Utilities and its interactions with the Environment Agency, they have confidence in the integrity of the...

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • Myanmar: Rohingya

      To ask His Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 11 December, whether they plan to call a meeting at the UN Security Council to discuss...

    • Jimmy Lai

      To ask His Majesty's Government whether, following the meeting between the Foreign Secretary and Sebastien Lai, they intend to call for the unconditional and immediate release of Mr Jimmy Lai...

      Red Sea: Shipping

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of recent Houthi attacks on shipping in the Red Sea.

  • Department for Education

    • Universities: Antisemitism

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the adequacy of the responses by the University and College Union and relevant university authorities to complaints by students...

  • Department for Energy Security and Net Zero

    • Electricity and Natural Gas: Regulation

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of regulatory frameworks for electricity and gas throughout the UK.

    • Energy: Prices

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the electricity and gas tariffs for both residential and business customers throughout the UK; and whether these respective...

      Nuclear Power Stations: Construction

      To ask His Majesty's Government what public funds they have committed for the construction by EDF of nuclear power stations at Hinkley Point and Sizewell, respectively; and from what other...

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • NHS: Software

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the risk of being pressured into showing confidential medical records on the NHS App to third parties faced by (1) patients...

    • Wheelchairs

      To ask His Majesty's Government whether they intend to encourage NHS bodies and local authorities in each integrated care board area to pool budgets and integrate wheelchair services.

      GP Surgeries

      To ask His Majesty's Government how many GP surgery buildings were operating (1) in England, and (2) in each primary care organisation (primary care trust, clinical commissioning group, or...

      Tobacco: Sales

      To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they will take to enforce the generational ban on tobacco products.

      Fluoride: Drinking Water

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the risk to the neurodevelopment of children from fluoride, particularly if administered through its addition to water supplies.

      Fluoride: Drinking Water

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of studies in the United States, Canada and China which have concluded that high levels of fluoride permanently reduce the IQ...

      Obesity

      To ask His Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the economic costs of obesity in the UK, following the report Unhealthy Numbers: The Rising Cost of Obesity in the UK by...

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