Written answers

Friday, 16 February 2024

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • UNRWA: Finance

      To ask the Minister of State, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, what his timescale is for reviewing the decision to suspend funding to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine...

    • Israel: Palestinians

      To ask the Minister of State, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, whether his Department is taking steps to help plan a negotiated settlement on (a) a two-state solution and (b)...

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Palliative Care: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent steps her Department has taken to improve (a) services for children who require end of life care, (b) services for children...

    • Social Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps her Department is taking with local authorities to increase levels of social care provision.

      Care Homes: Dementia and Learning Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps her Department is taking to help care homes to improve the support they provide to people with (a) learning difficulties and...

      Continuing Care: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, at what point in the provision of a person’s social care needs is the limit of local authority responsibility reached and the...

      NHS Supply Chain: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the total salary cost was of NHS Supply Chain employees in the 2022-23 financial year.

      Hospital Wards: Gender

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many single sex ward breaches there have been in the NHS in England in each of the last 10 years.

      Radiology: Telemedicine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the cost to the public purse was of outsourcing radiology scans to external teleradiology companies in each of the last five years.

      Knee Replacements: Out-patients

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of knee replacement operations do not require an overnight stay in hospital.

      NHS: Software

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many full-time equivalent staff have worked on (a) developing and (b) maintaining the My Planned Care platform since 2022-23.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Dangerous Dogs: Registration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will publish guidance for owners of XL Bully dogs who were unable to register their dogs by the deadline.

    • Electronic Training Aids

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what research he has (a) commissioned and (b) published on the use of electronic training collars since 2018.

      Electronic Training Aids

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions he has had with international counterparts on the banning of electronic training collars.

      Primates: Animal Welfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department plans to take to support local councils to implement the Animal Welfare (Primate Licences)...

      Primates: Pets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, on what evidential basis the decision not pursue a ban on the keeping of primates was made.

      Draft Animal Welfare (Primate Licences) (England) Regulations 2023

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will publish an impact assessment for the draft Animal Welfare (Primate Licences) (England) Regulations 2023.

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • Unrwa

      To ask His Majesty's Government when they expect to be notified of the outcome of the investigation into allegations that some staff members of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for...

    • Ethiopia: Humanitarian Aid

      To ask His Majesty's Government how much money was allocated to tackling humanitarian crises in Ethiopia in (1) 2019–20, (2) 2020–21, (3) 2021–22, and (4) 2022–23.

      Pakistan: Development Aid

      To ask His Majesty's Government whether any UK aid to Pakistan is directed specifically towards supporting persecuted religious minorities; and if so, how much.

      India: Demolition

      To ask His Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of India to cease the demolition of properties owned by Muslims suspected of involvement in communal...

      Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of putting the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association on a statutory footing.

      Kyrgyzstan: Civil Society

      To ask His Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Kyrgyzstan regarding the protection of civic activism in that country.

      Kyrgyzstan: Civil Society and Human Rights

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the Foreign Representatives Bill in Kyrgyzstan, with regards to (1) civic activism, and (2) human rights obligations, in that country.

  • Home Office

    • Belfast Agreement: Human Rights

      To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill does not undermine their commitments under the Good...

  • Department for Energy Security and Net Zero

    • Solar Power and Wind Power

      To ask His Majesty's Government what is their estimate of the amount of power that will be generated from wind and solar energy by (1) 2030, (2) 2040, and (3) 2050.

    • Environment Protection: Climate Change

      To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking (1) to ensure that climate policies remain effective in driving emission reductions, and (2) to promote investment into renewable energy.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Prisoners: Men

      To ask His Majesty's Government how many men aged (1) 70–72, (2) 73–75, (3) 76–79, and (4) 80 and above, were held in prisons nationally in each year since 2010; and of those,...

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Fractures: Health Services

      To ask His Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Markham on 9 February (HL2206), whether a specific body will be set up to lead their joint exploration, with...

    • Medicine: Apprentices

      To ask His Majesty's Government how much funding has been provided for medical apprenticeships by (1) Health Education England, and (2) other sources.

      Medicine: Apprentices

      To ask His Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the General Medical Council regarding the regulation of medical apprenticeships.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Import Controls: Northern Ireland

      To ask His Majesty's Government which Minister will have responsibility for the operation, staffing and maintenance of border inspection posts in Northern Ireland upon their completion.

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