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  • Abortion

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Earl Howe on 12 February on sex-selective abortions, whether they will examine the ratio of male to female births in a...

  • Asylum Seekers

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the total number of asylum applications that were undecided after 12 months, on the most recent date for which figures are available.

  • Compensation: Personal Injury

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they expect to implement any revisions to the personal injury discount rate as a result of the research on that subject published in September 2013;...

  • Crime: Weapons

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they plan to take to reduce the number of young people carrying weapons.

  • Education: Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government which individuals and bodies are charged with powers and responsibilities for (1) education, and (2) young people, in (a) Wales, (b) Scotland and (c)...

  • Education: Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what powers and responsibilities the Secretary of State for Education is charged with in relation to (1) Welsh, (2) Scottish and (3) Northern Irish matters.

  • Embryology: Animal Testing

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Viscount Younger of Leckie on 5 February (WA 58), what are the known sources of suffering experienced by non-human primates...

  • Energy: Prices

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Verma on 5 February concerning energy prices (WA 60), whether they have any plans to reconsider their policy on...

  • Environment: Land Management Scheme

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the current work by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Natural England on preparing the New...

  • Environment: Land Management Scheme

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the New Environmental Land Management Scheme will be targeted towards maintaining and strengthening landscape...

  • Environment: Land Management Scheme

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to ensure equity of access by farmers in all areas of the countryside to the New Environmental Land Management Scheme.

  • Environment: Land Management Scheme

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they will ensure that within the operation of the New Environmental Land Management Scheme sufficient funding is available for managing and restoring...

  • Environment: Village Greens

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to protect the status of village greens in England and Wales.

  • Female Genital Mutilation

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to revise the law on female genital mutilation in order to increase the number of prosecutions.

  • Flooding

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have considered making an application to the European Union Solidarity Fund in the light of the flooding in the Somerset Levels.

  • Government Departments: Payroll Services

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government which organisations the Ministry of Justice allows to receive payments by the use of payroll deduction facilities.

  • Health: Patient Records

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government on what legal basis general medical practitioners can provide patients’ personal and confidential medical records to a central authority without...

  • Health: Patient Records

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government on what legal basis general medical practitioners may be struck off for failing to provide patients’ personal and confidential medical records to a...

  • Health: Patient Records

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what will be the annual capital and revenue costs of establishing and maintaining an organisation to collect, manage and consider dispersal and strategic...

  • Health: Patient Records

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how the removal of patients’ names from their personal and confidential medical records while retaining their postcodes is considered to be an adequate...

  • Health: Patient Records

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, and if so how, they have reconciled the centralisation of patients’ personal and confidential medical records with existing university and...

  • Health: Patient Records

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much new funding they intend to give existing university and medical research institutions as a result of centralisation of patients’ personal and...

  • Human Trafficking

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will seek representations from the “Shine A Light on Trafficking Humans” group at Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College in...

  • Immigration

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the statement on the UK Border Agency website regarding the financial requirement applying to a person wishing to come to, or stay in, the...

  • Immigration Bill

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Home Office consulted the Department for Education and the Charity Commission about the impact of the Immigration Bill on charities; and if not,...

  • Intelligence and Security Committee

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Intelligence and Security Committee has made arrangements to visit any United States base in the United Kingdom in the past 24 months.

  • Law: Jurisdiction

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government under what circumstances the taking up of arms abroad by a British subject does or does not expose that person to prosecution under United Kingdom law.

  • Legal Aid

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of legal aid funding for legal representation of individuals is spent in respect of individuals who do not hold any previous convictions.

  • National Probation Service: Staff

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether probation staff have been consulted, and their agreement sought, regarding decisions to allocate them to the National Probation Service or a...

  • NHS: Black and Minority Ethnic Managers

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many black and minority ethnic managers are employed in each of the three top grades of NHS England and on the Board at executive or non-executive level...

  • NHS: Black and Minority Ethnic Nurses

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Earl Howe on 10 February (HL Deb, col 406), when the strategy on the career progression of black and minority ethnic nurses will be...

  • Offenders: Re-offending

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how long they estimate an assessment of an offender will take when the Risk of Serious Recidivism calculator is used. To ask Her Majesty’s Government...

  • Offenders: Re-offending

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to publish any research relied upon in the decision to introduce the Risk of Serious Recidivism calculator to probation work. To ask Her...

  • Pensions

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they, or any pension schemes underwritten or directed by trustees appointed by them, including the National Employment Savings Trust, have...

  • Police: Private Prosecutions

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Taylor of Holbeach on 11 February (HL 5237), indicating that information is not held centrally about whether any of...

  • Prisons: HMP Norwich

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what changes they have made to HMP Norwich in the light of the conclusions of HM Chief Inspector of Prisons on 29 January that A Wing was not safe and that...

  • Quangos and Non-governmental Organisations

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Wallace of Saltaire on 7 February (WA 90) regarding the proportion of chairpersons of quangos and non-governmental...

  • Questions for Written Answer

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Verma on 3 February (WA 7), whether they will now answer the question.

  • Scotland: Block Grants

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the total amount of the latest block grant transferred by HM Treasury to Scotland; and what consideration they have given to whether that block...

  • Sellafield

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps are being taken to use the international benchmark to identify best practice and wider commercial expertise that will augment the current...

  • Taxation

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many taxpayers were in each tax band above the basic rate of income tax in each of the past five financial years; and what was the corresponding tax rate...

  • Thames Tideway Tunnel

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what communications they have had with the European Commission on the need for state aid clearance for the contracts for the Thames Tideway Tunnel.

  • Transforming Rehabilitation

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the public sector equality duty will apply to the Transforming Rehabilitation agenda.

  • Violence Against Women and Girls

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to improve information for migrants and practitioners so that victims of violence against women and girls, including those subjected to...

  • Violence Against Women and Girls

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they plan to ratify the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence.

  • Visas

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will adjust minimum income requirements for persons settled in the United Kingdom to sponsor family members to enter or remain in the United...