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  • 23andMe

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what contact the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency had with the US Food and Drug Administration prior to its approval of 23andMe. To ask...

  • Acts of Supremacy

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Acts of Supremacy 1534 and 1558 remain extant.

  • Aircraft Carriers

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether new money has been provided from the contingency funds of HM Treasury or the Ministry of Defence to run the second aircraft carrier or whether the...

  • Aircraft Carriers

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what size of fixed wing airgroup will be embarked, as a standard, by the operational Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers.

  • Arts: Secondary Education

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the remarks by Lord Nash on 27 November (HL Deb, col 1094), (1) what is the source of the figures about key stage 4 examination entries; (2) what...

  • Asylum: Finance

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what help they are providing, or planning to provide, for asylum applicants who lose financial support when their initial application is rejected but who...

  • Borders: Personal Records

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Taylor of Holbeach on 21 July (HL1039), whether they can now give a figure for the total cost to date of the e-Borders...

  • British Nationals Abroad: Armed Conflict

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the recommendations in the pamphlet “Western Foreign Fighters”, recently published by the Institute for...

  • Children: Marriage

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to protect girls who come to the United Kingdom already in under-age marriages.

  • Churches: Repairs and Maintenance

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many court cases have been brought by parochial church councils to recover chancel repair liability since the Aston Cantlow judgment by the House of...

  • Climate Change

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord De Mauley on 18 November (HL2662), what proportion of the £1.6 million spent by the Environment Agency’s...

  • Corporation Tax

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the devolution of corporation tax is proposed for (1) Scotland, (2) Wales, and (3) Northern Ireland. To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether...

  • Cyprus

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the United Kingdom is still a guarantor power of Cyprus; what assessment they have made of whether Turkish-Cypriot property in Vasiliko is being...

  • Diabetes

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government which organisations are primarily responsible for raising diabetes awareness; and who is responsible for raising awareness of diabetes at (1) a national...

  • Disabled Students’ Allowances

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of Disabled Students' Allowance is provided for (1) computers and assistive technology, and (2) training to use that technology.

  • Disabled Students’ Allowances

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of the Disabled Students' Allowance is provided as one-to-one support for students.

  • Disabled Students’ Allowances

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to remove the automatic eligibility for any disabled student to the Disabled Students' Allowance.

  • DNA: Screening

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of personal DNA testing kits.

  • Energy: Meters

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have held with the energy industry concerning efficiency savings that could be made by sharing procurement, assets and information...

  • Energy: Meters

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they will monitor efficiency savings made by the energy industry through sharing procurement, assets and information during the nationwide smart meter...

  • Energy: Meters

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the following data in relation to smart meters will be made publicly available after the scheme roll out starts in 2015: (1) the average cost charged...

  • Entry Clearances: Israel

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government why the United Kingdom has a visa waiver agreement with Israel when the United States does not.

  • Entry Clearances: Israel

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the admission into the United Kingdom to speak publicly of Professor Mordechai Kedar of Bar-Ilan University in Israel, and his reported...

  • Entry Clearances: Israel

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the visa waiver agreement with Israel permits individuals undertaking, permitting or financing illegal settlements in the Occupied Palestinian...

  • European Union

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Anelay of St Johns on 4 December (HL3130), whether they will now answer the question asked rather than making a...

  • Flood Control

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the timescale for planned flood defence infrastructure improvement works.

  • Flood Control

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the reasoning behind the sums promised to each flood defence project.

  • Fraud

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many prosecutions for phone scamming offences there were in each year from 2010.

  • Freedom of Expression

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend that under the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill the Home Secretary will have the power to define what is and what is not acceptable...

  • Government Departments: Disabled Staff

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they have taken following the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's Diversity and Equality Report (April 2014), which showed that staff with a...

  • Green Belt

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will list those green belts in which they are considering the removal of existing green belt protection from development.

  • Health Professions

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government which health professions have retained a national research unit to collect data on the profession; and what is the current annual budget for each.

  • Homelessness

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the implications for family life for those households considered as being at risk of becoming homeless, in the light of the...

  • Housing: Taxation

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there has been any decline in stamp duty receipts on higher priced properties since public talk of a “mansion” tax began.

  • Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many adverse reactions to Cervarix, Gardasil and unbranded human papilloma virus vaccines have been reported to the Medicines and Healthcare Products...

  • Immigration Controls

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 20 November (HL2506), in respect of persons with a conviction for sex offences, violent conduct, and...

  • Immigration: Poland

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 19 November (HL2693), whether they regard the current level of immigration from Poland to the United Kingdom...

  • In Vitro Fertilisation

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Earl Howe on 30 October 2013 (WA 259), 26 November 2013 (WA 263), 3 December 2013 (WA 36) and 3 December 2014 (HL3158),...

  • Income Tax: Northern Ireland

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people resident in each parliamentary constituency in Northern Ireland were employed in the Republic of Ireland and were liable for United Kingdom...

  • Israel

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman’s recent suggestion that Israel should offer economic incentives to...

  • Israel

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Anelay of St Johns on 21 November (HL2860), what representations they will make to the government of Israel to...

  • Local Government: Pensions

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of the current level of the Local Government Pension Scheme deficit.

  • Local Government: Pensions

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they estimate that savings could be made to the administration of the Local Government Pension Scheme and the operation of its sub-funds if the...

  • Local Government: Pensions

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what the performance of active fund managers has been over the last six years in the 89 sub-funds of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

  • M4

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether documentation held by the Highways Agency on the M4 junctions smart motorway proposals includes any reference to the charging of motorists within...

  • Mental Health Services

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of progress by the National Health Service and other local agencies in implementing the Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat....

  • Mental Health Services

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what arrangements they have established to monitor progress on the implementation of the Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat.

  • Middle East

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to discourage incitement to violence and to promote religious tolerance in Jerusalem.

  • Mordechal Kedar

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any attempt was made to prevent Professor Mordechai Kedar from entering the United Kingdom in order to speak to the Zionist Federation and Sussex...

  • Mortality Rates

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the indicators measuring under-75 mortality rates in (1) the NHS Outcomes Framework, and (2) the Clinical Commissioning Groups Outcomes Indicator...

  • NHS: Finance

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much money they have redirected from acute services to community services in England, for example through community provision for people with severe...

  • NHS: Standards

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government when the review of the National Peer Review Programme's priorities will be reported; and what plans there are to continue that programme's review of children...

  • Northern Ireland Government

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the roles played by Lord Trimble, Lord Kilclooney, Lord Empey and Lord Maginnis of Drumglass during the talks that led to the 1998 Belfast...

  • Nurses

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government when the National Research Unit for Nursing was disbanded; and which organisation was given responsibility for collecting statistics concerning the nursing...

  • Nurses: Student Wastage

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the current attrition rate in numbers and percentage for student nurses in each year of their training at each higher education institute for each of...

  • Offences against Children: Internet

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government on what date the Australian referrals of paedophile activity were made to the National Crime Agency. To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many of the...

  • Offences against Children: Rotherham

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Director of Public Prosecutions has any plans to bring cases against persons other than the five men convicted in respect of child sexual...

  • Outdoor Education

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have assessed the evidence of the impact of learning outside the classroom on (1) attainment, and (2) social skills.

  • Outdoor Education

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many schools have dedicated learning outside the classroom coordinators.

  • Outdoor Education

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the revised curricula for GCSE and GCE Geography, Science and Biology, practical fieldwork is an essential, assessed component.

  • Pakistan

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the role and activities of Khatm-e-Nubuwwat and in particular its role in the prosecution in Pakistan of Mrs Asia Bibi on...

  • Palestinians

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel concerning the United Nations report on the number of patients in Gaza waiting to leave for...

  • Palestinians

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to encourage the Geneva Convention summit to discuss the situation in Palestine and human rights.

  • Parliament

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the total cost to the Exchequer of the operations of Parliament in (1) 2013–14, and (2) 1983–84.

  • Pensioners: Health Services

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the latest year for which figures are available, how many registered United Kingdom state pensioners for whom the United Kingdom is responsible for...

  • Pensions: Taxation

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the estimated annual cost to the Exchequer of the proposals to dispense with the 55 per cent charge or inheritance tax on lump sums derived from...

  • Personal Income

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the report by the London School of Economics and the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex on...

  • Postgraduate Education

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to Master’s degree funding opportunities.

  • Postgraduate Education

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what the repayment terms for the proposed postgraduate student loan system will be.

  • Radicalism

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what they consider to constitute “extremist” speech.

  • Shipping: Exhaust Emissions

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they supported the creation of European Union rules requiring shipping companies to use more low emission fuel; and what assessment they have made of...

  • Smith Commission

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to publish impact and risk assessments on the Smith Commission's recommendations.

  • Sudan

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Sudan about religious freedom in that country and reports of police persecution of the Khartoum...

  • Telecommunications

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to introduce a communications data bill in this Parliament.

  • Terrorism: Northern Ireland

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what support services are currently available to victims and survivors of Northern Ireland-related acts of terrorism in Great Britain.

  • Thailand

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether British Embassy officials are attending the trials in Thailand of British citizen Andy Hall.

  • Tobacco: Packaging

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will publish the results of the consultation on the standardised packaging of tobacco products.

  • Tobacco: Packaging

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of indications that the introduction of plain packaging of tobacco products in other countries may have led to an increase in...

  • UK Membership of EU

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Livingston of Parkhead on 19 November (HL2689), what research they have conducted since 1992 to determine the impact...