Written answers

Wednesday, 10 April 2024

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • NHS: Databases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many trusts have agreed to join the federated data platform as of 7 March 2024.

    • Lung Cancer: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much funding has been allocated to (a) implementing the national roll-out of lung cancer screening and (b) increasing CT scanner...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Ministry of Defence: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the projected annual budget is for the Future and Common Support Services Team in (a) 2023-24, (b) 2024-25 and (c) 2025-26.

    • Ministry of Defence: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the annual budget for the Fires, Infrastructure, and Manoeuvre Support Team at Defence Equipment and Support is for (a) 2023-24, (b) 2024-25 and...

  • Home Office

    • Immigration Controls

      To ask His Majesty's Government why no reason is given to inward travellers for being held for 6 hours; why they are offered no food or drink during such detention; and why no apology is offered...

    • UK Border Force: Complaints

      To ask His Majesty's Government what procedures Border Force has in place to learn lessons from incidents of unnecessary detention or of the loss of paper-work such that a complaint takes 11...

      Stone: Theft

      To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they intend to take to combat the theft of stone from historic sites.

      Undocumented Migrants: Tunisia

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment, if any, have they made of the number of illegal migrants who have reached the UK from or via Tunisia in each of the last 3 years.

      UK Border Force: Complaints

      To ask His Majesty's Government how many complaints to Border Force are not answered within the service standard of 20 days.

      Asylum: Housing

      To ask His Majesty's Government, in the light of the National Audit Office’s report Investigation into asylum accommodation, published on 20 March, which found that (1) using large sites to...

  • Department for Transport

    • Electric Vehicles: China

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the potential impact upon national security of Chinese-made electric vehicles; and whether they plan to further investigate any...

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Population

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact on the UK of the global decline in fertility rates.

    • Birth Rate

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the Abortion Act 1967 on UK birth rates.

      Mental Health: Boys

      To ask His Majesty's Government what action they are taking to help the mental health of boys who were impacted by the lockdown restrictions.

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • Malawi: Droughts

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports from UNICEF that the 2023–24 El Niño phenomenon has led to the president of Malawi declaring a state of...

    • Ethiopia: Armed Conflict

      To ask His Majesty's Government how many members of the Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative Team of Experts have been deployed to Ethiopia since 2020; for what purposes; how...

      Tigray: Armed Conflict

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of efforts since the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement in November 2022 to achieve justice and accountability for conflict-related...

      Ethiopia: Crimes against Humanity

      To ask His Majesty's Government what specific action they have taken to mitigate risk factors, and prevent atrocity crimes, in response to the conclusion of the International Commission of Human...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Rights of Way: Scotland

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the merits of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003, and the viability of introducing similar provisions for England.

  • Department for Science, Innovation and Technology

    • Artificial Intelligence

      To ask His Majesty's Government whether they classify platforms hosting large language models as hosting providers or as publishers and content creators in their own right, and what assessment...

  • Department for Education

    • Carers: Young People

      To ask His Majesty's Government, following statistics published on 21 March showing that the percentage of young carers who missed at least ten per cent of school is almost twice as high as...

  • Department for Business and Trade

    • Small Businesses: Billing

      To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to help small businesses deal with late payments.

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