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  • Al-Sweady Inquiry

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the statement made by the Secretary of State for Defence, Michael Fallon MP, on 17 December 2014 (HC Deb, cols 1407–9), whether they will...

  • Armed Forces: Credit Unions

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they are making in enabling credit unions to offer services to members of Her Majesty's Forces and their families.

  • Bahrain

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Anelay of St Johns on 16 December 2014 (HL3617), what are the names and sentences of those imprisoned in Bahrain.

  • Cyprus

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the 29 December 2014 statement by the Greek Cypriot Archbishop Chrysostomos II in respect of civil and human rights for...

  • Developing Countries: Family Planning

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will advocate proposals for a 10 per cent of Official Development Assistance to be allocated to Population Assistance at the forthcoming...

  • Driving: Licensing

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether under the new arrangements for the design of the United Kingdom's driving licence the Union flag will appear on all driving licences.

  • Egypt

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Egypt on behalf of Mohammed Hegazy.

  • Employment: Obesity

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the financial implications for employers of the ruling by the European Court of Justice that under certain circumstances...

  • Employment: Obesity

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on small and medium-sized enterprises of the recent decision of the European Court of Justice in Fag og Arbejde...

  • Entry Clearances: Nepal

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Bates on 8 December 2014 (HL3326) and 18 December 2014 (HL3645), how many applications from Nepal were received in...

  • Eritrea

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the outcomes of the visit to Eritrea by Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Home Office representatives in December 2014.

  • EU Immigration: Horn of Africa

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what programme of research they are undertaking on the drivers of migration to support the European Union–Horn of Africa Migration Route Initiative.

  • European Central Bank

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they support a policy of quantitative easing by the European Central Bank; and if so, what would be the implications for the United Kingdom if such a...

  • European Union

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Anelay of St Johns on 16 December 2014 (HL3536), whether recent statements by the Prime Minister stating that...

  • Financial Services

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to protect consumers from continuous payment authority abuses.

  • Financial Services: Regulation

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to reconsider the attitudes, capabilities and experience required for senior posts in regulation in the light of the outcome of the...

  • Firearms: Registration (1 annotation)

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, following the requirement under European Union Directive 2008/51/EC that all member states have a computerised system to record all firearms by 31...

  • Firearms: Registration

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the status of Firearms Dealers Computerised Registers as originally required by the Home Office and agreed with the Gun Trade Association in July...

  • Gatwick Airport: Immigration Controls

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the maximum immigration control queue waiting time at each of London Gatwick’s terminals on Sunday 4 January; and why the immigration control...

  • Gibraltar: Spain

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the position taken by the government of Spain that Gibraltar should be excluded from the proposed European Union legislation...

  • Government Departments: Staff

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether non-British passport holders are eligible for employment by the Home Office on duties connected with immigration control and the security of United...

  • Honours

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Wallace of Saltaire on 18 January 2012 (HL14630), 30 January 2012 (HL14978), 10 July 2014 (HL828) and 28 July 2014...

  • Immigrants: Detainees

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government on what ground an individual can be detained for immigration purpose for periods in excess of 30 days.

  • Immigrants: Detainees

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to place time limits on detention for immigration purposes.

  • Immigration

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government why they have yet to respond to the application submitted on 25 October 2013 by the person whose Home Office reference is A1342128 for indefinite leave to...

  • Japanese Knotweed

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what advice they are giving to each local authority in relation to (1) the desirability of carrying out a survey of the incidence of Japanese Knotweed...

  • Japanese Knotweed

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress is being made with the pilot schemes for control of Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica) using the psyllid Aphalara itadora; and what...

  • Mediterranean Sea

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have changed their position on supporting search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean.

  • Middle East

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel concerning the boy killed and 24 children injured in the West Bank last week as reported by...

  • Middle East

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the government of Israel concerning (1) the removal of two military bases in the West Bank in order to allow for the...

  • National Security Council

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many countries of concern have been identified by the National Security Council, and how many countries have been prioritised for activity under the...

  • National Security Council

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the National Security Council will have a strategy for each of its priority countries, and, if so, what those strategies will include.

  • NATO: Newport

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people comprised the United Kingdom delegation at the NATO summit in Wales in September; and of those how many were women.

  • NATO: Newport

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people comprised the Afghanistan delegation attending the NATO Summit in Wales in September; and of those how many were women.

  • NATO: Newport

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many delegates in total attended the NATO Summit in Wales in September; and of those how many were women.

  • NATO: Newport

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many delegates from fragile and conflict-affected states attended the NATO Summit in Wales in September; and of those how many were women.

  • Natural Gas: Ukraine

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of the United Kingdom's gas supply comes through Ukraine; and whether they are satisfied about the security of this supply.

  • Northern Ireland Government

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the talks leading to the Stormont House Agreement included any discussion of the undertakings given by the government of the Republic of Ireland as...

  • Palestinians

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the government of Egypt about full reopening of the Rafah Crossing, in particular for urgent medical cases, students,...

  • Parades: Belfast

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government why they decided not to establish a panel to examine issues around parading in North Belfast.

  • Police: Car Allowances

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government why the police are paid 65 pence per mile for the use of private cars on official business; and whether they are required to pay tax on the surplus they...

  • Prisoners: Suicide

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people committed suicide in prison in England in 2014; and of those (1) how many received mental health assessments prior to their deaths, and (2)...

  • Privy Council

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the total size of the Privy Council on (1) 1 May 1997, (2) 1 May 2010, and (3) 1 January 2015.

  • Prostitution

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 17 December 2014 (HL3283), what plans they have to introduce legislation to criminalise the purchase of sex.

  • Public Finance

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how, for the purposes of official statistics, they define (1) the annual budget deficit, (2) the structural deficit, and (3) the cyclical deficit.

  • Railway Stations

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the way Network Rail manages station rebuilding projects.

  • Right to Buy Scheme

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will review their policy of right to buy in the light of the continued shortages of social housing to rent.

  • Scottish Parliament

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to change the status of the Scottish Parliament.

  • Social Rented Housing

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was (1) the total council-owned housing stock, and (2) the stock of other social housing, in each local housing authority in England for each year since...

  • Social Rented Housing

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government for each local housing authority in England, and for England as a whole, how many units of housing were sold under Right to Buy and Right to Acquire...

  • Somerset Rivers Authority

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what legal basis the newly created Somerset Rivers Authority will have; how it will interact with the county council and other local authorities; and how it...

  • Tax Avoidance

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Deighton on 9 December 2014 (HL3168), what steps they are taking to ensure that legislation is properly drafted such...

  • Transport: Capital Investment

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Deighton on 17 December (HL3391), what proportion of the appraisal of a typical road and a rail investment proposal is...