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  • Crime: Domestic Violence

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, under the terms of the reducing bureaucracy pilot on domestic violence in Hampshire, it is intended that police officers be given discretion to...

  • Cycling

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment have they made of the success of their Cycling City Ambition programme; and whether they will consider expanding the programme in order to...

  • Cycling

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will review their guidance on cycle-friendly planning and design, in conjunction with local authorities and other partners, to ensure that...

  • Cycling

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions have taken place between the Department for Transport and the Department for Communities and Local Government on ensuring that cycle...

  • Cycling

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to allocate funding for the Highways Agency to initiate a programme to improve the convenience and safety of cycle movement along...

  • Embryology

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of research by the Institute of Psychiatry, at King’s College London, and published in the Journal of the American...

  • Employment: Work Capability Assessments

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the cost to the Department for Work and Pensions of appeals against work capability assessments undertaken by Atos in (1) 2010, (2) 2011, (3) 2012,...

  • Energy: Carbon Dioxide Emissions

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the mean residential time of anthropogenically emitted carbon dioxide in the simulated atmospheres of the general circulation models that are run by...

  • Energy: Carbon Dioxide Emissions

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of the carbon dioxide entering the atmosphere over the globe in the most recent year for which figures are available is anthropogenic.

  • Energy: Research

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the European Commission to exclude research grants into renewable energy research in the United Kingdom from state aid...

  • Energy: Research

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there have been any cases where they have been prevented from assisting research into renewable energy sources in the United Kingdom because of...

  • Energy: Research

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much aid they have paid, in the last three years for which figures are available, to companies or public bodies conducting research into tidal and wave...

  • Government Departments: Staff

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the comment by the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Vince Cable, in the Financial Times of 10 July that “half of our...

  • Guantanamo Bay

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made on the release of Shaker Aamer from Guantanamo Bay.

  • Health: Cancer Drugs Fund

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Howe on 25 June (WA 110), whether their commitment to protect patients receiving treatment through the Cancer Drugs...

  • Health: Diabetes

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the current rate of increase per year in children suffering from type 1 diabetes.

  • Health: Osteoporosis

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Howe on 12 July (WA 203), what assessment they have made of the model recommended by the International Osteoporosis...

  • NHS Leadership Academy

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to promote diversity on (1) the NHS Leadership Board, and (2) the Advisory Board of Public Health England.

  • Office for National Statistics

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to halt or reduce the collection or publication by the Office of National Statistics of data on smoking, drinking, teenage pregnancy...

  • Public Bodies

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the barriers they are experiencing in ensuring diversity of appointments to public bodies, as reported in the Commissioner for Public Appointments'...

  • Railways: Franchises

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether in the forthcoming franchise competition for the East Coast Main Line they will set a reserve price below which no bid will be accepted; and what...

  • Railways: Non-tilting Trains

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the estimated journey time from Euston to Glasgow using non-tilting trains to Birmingham and then on the non-high speed line northwards; and what is...

  • Railways: Pendolino Trains

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans there are to improve the track and signalling on the West Coast Main Line to allow the Pendolino trains to travel at a speed of 135 miles per hour.

  • SS Richard Montgomery

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what role or responsibility (1) the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, (2) the Department for Transport, (3) the Ministry of Defence, (4) the Environment...

  • Stephen Lawrence Inquiry

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Taylor of Holbeach on 3 July (WA 233) and new allegations of smear campaign by different police constabularies around...

  • Taxation: Avoidance

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider re-examining their procurement policy to avoid doing business with companies that pay minimal amounts of United Kingdom tax.

  • Trade Unions

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much was paid to the trade union Unite and its predecessor unions in relation to the Union Modernisation Fund and the Union Learning Fund in each year...

  • Turks and Caicos Islands

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are taking steps to ensure that commercial flights to the Turks and Caicos Islands will be maintained at the current levels; and what impact...