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  • Aviation: UK Operations Abroad

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of the financial value of United Kingdom aeroplane companies’ operations abroad.

  • Bullying: Cyber and Racist Bullying

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the reported rise in cyber and racist bullying, particularly among young people; and what plans they have to address this issue.

  • Charities

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what advice they are giving to United Kingdom charities about their communications being monitored by GCHQ.

  • Climate Change

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made on whether members of the Committee on Climate Change have or have had financial interests which may conflict with their...

  • DVLA: Medical Advisers

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Kramer on 11 December 2013 (WA 116), how many (1) full-time, and (2) part-time, doctors are employed by the Driver...

  • Employment: Training and Rehabilitation

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to secure the future of Finchale Training College in Durham following the expiry of its contract with the Department for Work and...

  • Energy Act 2013

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they undertook an assessment of the impact of introducing technology banding to the allocation of Final Investment Decision Enabling Investment...

  • Energy: Biodiesel

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to develop the use of biodiesel made from waste food products.

  • Energy: Electricity

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government at what point the decision was taken to introduce technology banding into early Contracts for Difference in the electricity market; and whether stakeholders...

  • Energy: Electricity

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what impact the decision to limit the number of early Contracts for Difference in the electricity market awarded to biomass conversion projects will have on...

  • Energy: Electricity

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how often electric power cables to houses are inspected and renovated; and what advice they give to householders where cables are not functioning and there...

  • Energy: Fracking

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in their review of fracking, they predicted and costed the requirements both of clean water and of cleaning the water discharged by the process, and...

  • Energy: Nuclear Power Stations

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Verma on 16 December 2013 (WA 152), whether they will now answer the question which was asked.

  • Energy: Nuclear Power Stations

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what arrangements are in place to evacuate populations from (1) within the three-mile designated emergency planning zone, and (2) the wider thirty-mile zone,...

  • Forestry and Woodlands Advisory Committees

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are taking steps to ensure that the collective knowledge and experience of Regional Advisory Committee staff is being retained within the new...

  • Government Departments: Administrative Costs and Salaries

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what were the administrative costs, including salaries, of the private offices of each Minister in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills for the...

  • Housing: Funding

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider extending discretionary housing payments to the rural areas with the smallest numbers of one bedroom properties, in addition to...

  • Housing: Funding

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will report on the use of discretionary housing payments in the 21 least densely populated rural districts of the United Kingdom, as announced by...

  • Israel

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what information they have received relating to Israel’s investigation of the killing of Wajih al Ramahi in Jalazone refugee camp.

  • Israel and Palestine

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the United Kingdom security services have been consulted by Shin Bet about named parliamentarians associated with the Council for European...

  • Public Documents: Retention

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking, in respect of public documents for which the Foreign and Commonwealth Office is responsible, to meet their commitment to reduce...

  • Schools: Academies

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many academy-sponsored schools there are in (1) England, and (2) Wales and what proportion of such schools have been established by (a) individual...

  • Schools: Asbestos

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether it is their intention that the asbestos awareness guidance for schools, issued by the Department for Education, be adopted in Wales.

  • Schools: Free Schools

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they are ensuring that free schools are established in areas in need of school places; and whether any of the funding for additional school places has...

  • Schools: Ofsted Report

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, with reference to the 2012–13 Ofsted Report on schools, what steps they are taking to ensure that schools address the criticism that in one third of...

  • Schools: Ofsted Report

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, with reference to the 2012–13 Ofsted Report on schools, whether they accept as adequate the recommendations for “raising standards in...

  • Schools: Ofsted Report

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, with reference to the 2012–13 Ofsted Report on schools, what action they are taking to eradicate the “pockets of weak educational provision in...

  • Schools: Sulivan Primary School

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they (1) have made, (2) plan to make, and (3) have received, from interested parties, regarding the proposed closure of Sulivan Primary...

  • South Sudan

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the ability of the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan to deal with the situation there; and whether it has...

  • Syria: Chemical Weapons

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what enquiries have been made regarding the chemical signatures on the chemical weapons declared by the Assad regime in Syria since July.

  • Syria: Chemical Weapons

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will publish any findings by the United Nations about the manufacture and origin of the chemical weapons declared by the Assad regime in Syria.

  • Syria: Chemical Weapons

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any evidence has emerged of Iraqi origin in the chemical weapons so far declared by the Assad regime in Syria.

  • UK Honours

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what criteria were used to determine which new year honours should appear in the Diplomatic Service and Overseas List section of the New Year Honours List 2014.

  • United Arab Emirates

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of the United Arab Emirates about the treatment of migrant workers in Abu Dhabi; and with what result.

  • Universal Credit

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government why universal credit claimants who use the Simple Payment service will not be able to withdraw their universal credit payments in instalments if they wish.

  • Vehicles: Taxation

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency has the sole right to choose which sub-post offices may handle vehicle tax renewals.