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  • Academies

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the terms of the Academies Financial Handbook allow an academy chain to outsource all non-teaching staff to a profit-making provider.

  • Altcourse Prison

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they are having with G4S Custodial and Detention Services about the findings of the report of HM Chief Inspector of Prisons on HM Prison...

  • Altcourse Prison

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they are having with G4S Custodial and Detention Services about the findings of the report of HM Chief Inspector of Prisons on HM Prison...

  • BBC Media Action

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in each of the last ten years, what resources have been made available to BBC Media Action for the training in journalism and media skills of human rights...

  • BBC Media Action: Asia

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of BBC Media Action’s work in Asia; whether they consider it has increased government...

  • BBC Media Action: North Korea

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to funding BBC Media Action to co-produce programmes with North Korean escapees (1) to enable them to broadcast via...

  • Central African Republic

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their current commitment, bilaterally and multilaterally, to the United Nations Level 3 Emergency Situation in Central African Republic.

  • Central African Republic

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will review the level of humanitarian aid given bilaterally to the Central African Republic.

  • Civil Servants: Languages

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many diplomatic staff and civil servants from each department or government agency have received or are receiving language training at the Foreign and...

  • Class Sizes

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their latest calculation of the number of infant classes of over 30 pupils in schools in England.

  • Climate Change: Curriculum

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to increase the presence of climate change analysis in schools’ science curricula.

  • Coal Fired Power Stations

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what will be the effect on the carbon intensity of electricity generated measured in gCO2/kwh of the fitting of emissions abatement technology at West...

  • Council of Europe

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will be represented at the forthcoming Council of Europe conference in Baku, Azerbaijan; and what representations they will make regarding the...

  • Ebola

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, following the introduction of enhanced screening arrangements for ebola at the United Kingdom’s main ports of entry for people travelling from the...

  • Ebola

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what military personnel they are providing to contain the spread of ebola; and how many staffed and equipped field hospitals they have, if any.

  • Egypt

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the Egyptian authorities regarding Yara Sallam.

  • EU Enlargement

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the process of accession of further countries from the former Yugoslavia to the European Union, any steps are being taken to ensure that British...

  • EU External Relations

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government by what date it is anticipated that all the stages of ratification of the Association Agreements between each of Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia and the...

  • European Commission

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the commitment made by Lord Hill of Oareford to the European Parliament that he would put the interests of the European Union...

  • European Commission

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government under what articles in the Treaties of the European Union the European Parliament has the power to reject the candidatures of European Commissioners...

  • European Union

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that when they wish to repatriate powers from the European Union they can do so without contravening European law. To...

  • Financial Services: Advisory Services

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how the provision of money management, budgeting and debt advice by local authorities and social sector landlords is being monitored.

  • Iran

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the Iranian authorities regarding Ghoncheh Ghavami.

  • Iraq

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what practical assistance and support they are providing to the government of Iraq in taking forward a credible programme of political reform and...

  • Languages: Primary Education

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what overall assessment will be made of the quality of foreign language teaching in primary schools following such teaching becoming compulsory in September 2014.

  • Languages: Primary Education

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to provide additional training and resources to support primary school teachers teaching foreign languages.

  • Liver Diseases

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to reverse the rise in liver deaths in England between 2001 and 2012 shown by Public Health England’s report Liver Disease...

  • Mental Health Services: Young People

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what criteria they use when distributing grants to groups offering mental health support to young people.

  • Middle East

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what conditions concerning human rights they have imposed on trade with Middle East states.

  • National Identity

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of comments by the Secretary of State for Education, what they mean by “British values”.

  • New Businesses: Northern Ireland

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many applications for the Start Up Loans scheme have been received from Northern Ireland; and what is the total value of such loans provided for new...

  • NHS

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how the Secretary of State for Health has discharged his duty to report on the treatment of National Health Service health care providers as specified in...

  • North Korea

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the level of imports to North Korea of luxury goods in 2013; what assessment they have made of the impact of such imports...

  • Pakistan

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the authorities in Pakistan arising from the decision of the Lahore High Court to reject the appeal of Asia Bibi, and...

  • Pakistan

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what projects they fund within the educational services in Pakistan that promote religious tolerance.

  • Palestinians

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what further steps they are taking to recognise Palestine as a state after the recent debate in the House of Commons.

  • Pre-School Education

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to reduce attainment gaps in literacy and numeracy between boys and girls in pre-school education in the short and long term.

  • Productivity

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how output per hour worked in the United Kingdom compares with output per hour worked in each of the other G7 countries for each year or part year since 1997...

  • Refuges

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the research conducted by Women’s Aid on the number of women’s refuge spaces for victims of domestic violence;...

  • Road Traffic Control

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government on how many occasions in the last three years they have sought the approval of the Duchy of Cornwall before a road traffic regulation has been implemented.

  • Secondary Education

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to increase the teaching of philosophical and critical thinking in secondary schools at a (1) pre-GCSE, and (2) post-GCSE level.

  • Self-employed: Pay

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what were (1) the average annual gross earnings, and (2) the average gross hourly rate of pay, in the United Kingdom, both in nominal terms and adjusted for...

  • Sports: Primary Education

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, following the commitments made after the Olympic Games, what plans they have to increase the time allocated and resources spent per pupil on sport in all...

  • Tobacco: Packaging

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government why they notified the European Commission of the draft regulations for possible standardised packaging for tobacco products without waiting for the results...

  • Tobacco: Packaging

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will publish a revised impact assessment on standardised packaging of tobacco products following the comments of the Regulatory Policy Committee.

  • UK Trade With EU

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of the risk of the Eurozone returning to recession and the statement by the Chancellor of Exchequer that Britain could not be immune...

  • Ukraine

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Statement by Baroness Kramer on 15 October (WS33–35), whether the interim report concerning the crash of Malaysian Airways...

  • Unmanned Air Vehicles

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the growth of the use of military, commercial, and private drones, what plans, if any, they have to license or control their use, especially...

  • Zimbabwe

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the situation for women in Zimbabwe.