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  • Armed Forces: Officers

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many officers there are in the Royal Navy for each of the following ranks: (1) Admiral of the Fleet, (2) Admiral, (3) Vice Admiral, (4) Rear Admiral, (5)...

  • Armed Forces: Officers

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many officers there are in the Army for each of the following ranks: (1) Field Marshal, (2) General, (3) Lieutenant General, (4) Major General, (5)...

  • Armed Forces: Officers

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many officers there are in the Royal Air Force for each of the following ranks: (1) Marshal of the Royal Air Force, (2) Air Chief Marshal, (3) Air...

  • Businesses: Prompt Payment

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their proposed timescale for responding to their consultation Building a Responsible Payment Culture.

  • Businesses: Prompt Payment

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are considering to ensure that the Prompt Payment Code is effectively adhered to.

  • Businesses: Prompt Payment

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to encourage an early-payment culture in business and commerce, where incentives are offered in return for invoices being paid in...

  • Civil Servants: Classified Documents

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the civil servant who exposed to media view in Downing Street the classified briefing on their policy towards Ukraine has been disciplined; whether...

  • Consumer Rights Bill

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to extend the Consumer Rights Bill to cover smaller businesses, as recommended by the Federation of Small Businesses in its report...

  • Education: National Curriculum

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what regard they have given to pupil reflection in the new national curriculum.

  • Embryology

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Public Health, Jane Ellison, on 8 January (HC Deb, cols 267–8),...

  • EU: UK Membership

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the United Kingdom’s status in exit negotiations under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty in the event of a referendum...

  • Food: Bananas

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to promote competition in the trade in bananas.

  • Former Prime Ministers: Public Duty Cost Allowances

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government which former Prime Ministers have been given public duty cost allowances; how much those allowances were; and which specific and itemised duties they performed.

  • Genetic Modification

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Earl Howe on 6 February (WA 76–7) and 4 March (WA 304), whether they are opposed to genetic modification of humans...

  • Government Departments: Surveys

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what customer, user and satisfaction surveys were conducted in the last 12 months in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the agencies that...

  • Health: Hypercholesterolaemia

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the treatment of people with diagnosed Homozydous Familial Hypercholesterolaemia in England will be included in prescribed specialised commissioning...

  • India: Golden Temple, Amritsar

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will support a United Nations-led inquiry into recent revelations of human rights abuses against Sikhs, along the lines of that recently...

  • Iran

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Iran regarding that country’s human rights record.

  • Israel

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel about the death of the Jordanian magistrate, Mr Raed Zeiter, killed on 10 March near the...

  • Lockerbie

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they are giving to the claim by Iranian defector Abolghassem Mesbahi that the Lockerbie Pan Am 103 air disaster emanated from Iranian...

  • NHS: Bullying

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what they are doing to address the finding by Madeline Carter and others published in the BMJ Open that workplace bullying is a significant but...

  • NHS: Staff

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action is being taken to ensure that staff in the National Health Service are treated fairly, with dignity and respect, and supported in their roles.

  • Non-departmental Government Bodies: Staff

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many employees were recruited by the Met Office in 2013; and, of that number, how many were graduates.

  • Non-departmental Government Bodies: Staff

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many employees were recruited by the Office of Fair Trading in 2013; and, of that number, how many were graduates.

  • North Korea

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of reports concerning the export of North Korean natural resources and “blood minerals”, including gold, produced...

  • Palestine

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have held with relevant parties regarding the viability of the Palestinian economy under the current circumstances in the region.

  • Questions for Written Answer

    To ask the Leader of the House what steps he has taken to ensure that Ministers make sure, before signing replies to Questions for Written Answer, that the replies answer the questions which have...

  • Schools: First Languages

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government in how many schools in England is English not the first language of a majority of pupils.

  • Schools: First Languages

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the total yearly extra cost to schools of educating children whose first language is not English.

  • Ukraine

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they took to satisfy themselves that the removal from office of President Yanukovych was carried out in accordance with Article 111 of the...

  • Ukraine

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will seek to ensure that any contact group set up in relation to Ukraine and Crimea will be able to act independently and free from any veto by...

  • Women: Board Membership

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to help promote the case for women in the boardroom.