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  • Armed Forces: 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment (The Duke of Wellington's)

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to disband the 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment (Duke of Wellington's); and, if so, why. To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they...

  • Banks: Lending

    To ask Her Majesty's Government where responsibility will rest for determining credit risk and pricing under the "funding for lending" proposal. To ask Her Majesty's Government whether profits...

  • Benefits: Motability Schemes

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people are currently paid the higher rate of the mobility component of disability living allowance; of this number, how many are eligible to obtain a car...

  • Care Services: Social Work

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Hill of Oareford on 23 May (WA 59-60), how they plan to improve the quality of the degree qualifications in social work.

  • Child Protection

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Hill of Oareford on 23 May (WA 59-60), whether they plan to accelerate the reforms necessary to free social work...

  • Civil Service: Redundancy

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Wallace of Saltaire on 14 June (WA 265), how many staff working for the Department for Work and Pensions were made redundant...

  • Climate Change

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many Foreign and Commonwealth Office staff throughout the world are employed to provide advice on matters related to climate change.

  • Crime: Gun Grime

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will bring forward legislation to create an offence of possession of a firearm with intent to supply.

  • Disabled People: Access to Work

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have for involving deafblind people and their representative organisations in co-production activities as they develop the Access to Work programme.

  • Education: Biometric Recognition Systems

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Hill of Oareford on 11 June (WA 157), (1) why they do not centrally record the use of automated biometric recognition...

  • Electrocution and Electric Shock

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Howe on 17 May (WA 12-5), what discussions the Department of Health has held with the Department for Communities and Local...

  • EU: Bulgaria and Romania

    To ask Her Majesty's Government under what circumstances the transitional restrictions currently applied to Bulgarian and Romanian nationals can be extended beyond 2013; and whether they will...

  • Gaza

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the threat posed to the health of children and pregnant mothers in Gaza by the contamination of the water supply with nitrate,...

  • Government Departments: Apprentices

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the total number of staff employed within the private offices of Ministers and the Permanent Secretary at the Department of Health on 1 June; and how many...

  • Government Departments: Apprentices

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many apprentices (1) under the age of 21, and (2) over the age of 21, were employed within the Department of Health on 1 June, excluding agencies and...

  • Government Departments: Apprentices

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the total number of staff employed within the private offices of ministers and the permanent secretary at the Department for Work and Pensions on 1 June;...

  • Government Departments: Apprentices

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many apprentices (1) under the age of 21, and (2) over the age of 21, were employed within the Department for Work and Pensions on 1 June, excluding agencies...

  • Government Departments: Overseas Visits

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many overseas missions and visits Department for International Development staff have made in each of the last ten years; and to which countries.

  • Health: Accredited Voluntary Registers

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the number of healthcare professionals that will be registered with assured voluntary registers accredited by the Council for...

  • Health: Diabetes

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, in view of the rate of increase in the diagnosis of type 1 diabetes, whether they will consult over a period of six months on the views of researchers and the...

  • Health: Medical Research

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans are currently in place to reduce significantly the time taken for medical research teams to access NHS patient data; and what is the timetable for...

  • Health: Professional Standards

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) registered clinicians, and (2) registered nurses, have been removed from their professional registers for failing to meet professional standards in...

  • House of Lords: Electric Vehicles

    To ask the Chairman of Committees whether he will take to the Administration and Works Committee a proposal for placing a charging point for electric powered vehicles in the Peers' car park.

  • Immigration

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the UK Border Agency is monitored to ensure compliance with all statutory rules when interviewing potential illegal immigrants, particularly with regard to...

  • Local Authorities: Public Health

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how they will ensure that in local authorities without a chief executive there is direct accountability of the Director of Public Health to the council leadership....

  • Local Enterprise Partnerships

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have evaluated the regulated pathfinders in Leicestershire and Greater Birmingham on the delivery of local regulations; and what their conclusions are.

  • Migrant Workers: Romanians and Bulgarians

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether self-employed Romanian and Bulgarian nationals who are unemployed and who have consequently lost the right to reside in the United Kingdom, as they are no...

  • NHS Commissioning Board

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many local arms of the NHS Commissioning Board will be established.

  • NHS: Clinical Research Trials

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, in each of the past five years, how many clinical research trials commenced in the United Kingdom which involved NHS patients.

  • NHS: Walk-in Centres

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many NHS walk-in centres were closed in the last year for which information is available. To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the average waiting time in...

  • Olympic and Paralympic Games 2012

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they support the suggestion by Ankie Spitzer, the widow of the athlete Andrei Spitzer who was murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games, that a minute's...

  • Pensions

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will take action to prevent the practice of public sector pension schemes which contribute to the net public service pension liability admitting...

  • Police: Risk Assessments

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will issue guidance to police forces (including the Metropolitan Police) and licensing authorities, regarding the removal of ethnicity...

  • Public Libraries

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many public libraries have been closed since the formation of the coalition Government, including those now run on a volunteer basis; and how many have been...

  • Religious Groups: Discrimination

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to ensure that minority faiths in the United Kingdom are protected against discrimination, especially by radical groups.

  • Schools: Free Schools

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the minimum requirements with regard to the ratio between the numbers of pupils at a free school and the space available per pupil.

  • Sport: Euro 2012

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they have taken to ensure that racism occurring during the Euro 2012 competition in Poland and Ukraine is being investigated and stopped.

  • Turkey

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they support the appeal by the European Union-Turkey Civic Commission against the detention of Members of Parliament, mayors, and members of the Peace and...

  • UK Honours

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people were awarded the MBE in the most recent New Year Honours list; how many were awarded (1) the MBE, and (2) the BEM, in the most recent Queen's...