Written answers

Mercher, 9 Tachwedd 2022

  • Department for Transport

    • Heathrow Airport

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to Section 78(5)(f) of the Civil Aviation Act 1982, how many dispensations given by the Secretary of State are currently active at...

    • Department for Transport: Email and Mobile Phones

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what guidance his Department provides to (a) Ministers and (b) employees on the use of personal (i) mobile phones and (ii) email addresses for...

      Motor Vehicles: Testing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when the maximum MOT charges allowed for each type of vehicle were last reviewed; and how much his Department spent on all costs associated with...

      Dual Carriageways: Norwich

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent progress his Department has made on implementing the Norwich Western Link; and what the next stage of the project will be.

      Motorways: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if it remains his Department's policy not to reinstate hard shoulders on smart motorways

      A12

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he has made an assessment of the potential impact of current proposals for Junction 24 of the A12 Widening Scheme on traffic in Inworth.

      Roads: Hunting

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the League Against Cruel Sports report entitled Hunt Havoc: The Human Cost of Hunting With Hounds, published in October 2022,...

      Employment: Industrial Disputes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make a comparative assessment of the potential merits of strengthening duties on employers to resolve industrial disputes against the...

      Roads: Capital Investment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to announce the schemes to be funded as part of the Third Road Investment Strategy.

      Railways: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the (a) highest, (b) lowest and (c) median Cost Benefit Ratio was for rail upgrade projects approved under the Rail Network Enhancements Pipeline.

      Railways: Industrial Disputes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to help resolve industrial disputes between rail workers and franchises.

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Minerals: China

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to ensure that existing contracts for critical minerals with the People’s Republic of...

    • Metals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of trends in the level of companies in the UK which can carry out sourcing and forming...

      Metals: Shortages

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, which critical metals he has identified as being in short supply and pose a challenge to the UK's security of supply of...

      Metals: Recycling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what progress he has made on ensuring that the UK recovers more critical metals produced in this country to support the...

      Electric Vehicles: Solihull

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether initiatives in Solihull constituency will receive funding as part of his Department's support for clean...

      Renewable Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he has taken to establish more renewable sources of UK energy since 1 January 2022.

      District Heating: Energy Price Guarantee

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, for what reason people who use heat networks are classed as non-domestic users under the energy price cap.

      District Heating

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether the Government plans to reclassify Heat Network users from non-domestic to domestic users.

      Housing: Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to encourage households to reduce their domestic energy consumption.

      Solar Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to encourage people who have solar panels on their properties to sell their energy back to the...

      Nuclear Power and Renewable Energy: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the plans on support for renewables and nuclear in the British energy security strategy, published in...

      Fuel Oil: Government Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he will introduce further financial support packages on the cost of energy for people reliant on heating oil.

      Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much funding was allocated to organisations in the West Midlands as part of his Department's Public Sector...

      Fireworks: Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he plans to legislate on the accessibility and sale of fireworks.

      Energy: Meters

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many households were switched to prepayment by their energy supplier (a) under warrant and (b) via smart meter in...

      Carbon Capture and Storage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of introducing a requirement for statistics relating to carbon...

      Carbon Capture and Storage: North Sea

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of developing carbon capture storage facilities in the North Sea.

      Carbon Capture and Storage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what progress the Government has made on its plans for four industrial carbon capture and storage clusters by 2035.

      Carbon Capture and Storage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential merits for the UK of an international centralised reporting framework and...

      Civil Service: EU Law

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment has been made of the potential use of the civil service working expression out of scope as a reference...

      Energy Bills Rebate: Park Homes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when park home owners can expect to receive the financial support provided by the Energy Bills Support Scheme.

      Energy Intensive Industries: Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will review the impact of the carbon tax on high energy usage industries in the UK.

      Energy Intensive Industries: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to help support energy-intensive industries with rising energy costs.

      Natural Gas and Oil: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, which new oil and gas fields will be issued with production licences in 2022.

      Flexible Working

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of placing a legal duty on employers to make information about...

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Email

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what guidance his Department provides to Ministers on sending departmental information using personal email addresses;...

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Email

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether any Minister in his Department has sent Departmental information from their personal email addresses since...

  • Cabinet Office

    • MyCPS: Complaints

      To ask the Minister of the Cabinet Office, how many complaints have been logged regarding poor service from MyCSP.

    • Cabinet Office: Ministerial Responsibility

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Statement by the Prime Minister on Machinery of Government of 11 October 2022, HCWS311, what civil service functions are being...

      Ministers: Codes of Practice

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether the Prime Minister was provided with information on the adherence of the Rt. hon Member for Fareham to the Ministerial Code during her tenure...

      Public Duty Costs Allowance

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of introducing legislation to ensure that (a) former Prime Ministers and (b) former Ministers must...

      Independent Adviser on Ministers' Interests: Public Appointments

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 3 November to Question 74702, when he plans to appoint a new Independent Adviser on Ministers' interests.

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Suicide

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what meetings he has had with representatives from the Baton of Hope initiative on suicide prevention; and if he will make plans to meet...

    • Mental Health Services: Darlington

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to improve the waiting times for CAMHS Assessments in Darlington constituency.

      Health Services: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to his Department's policy paper entitled Women’s Health Strategy for England, published 20 July 2022, what...

      Gynaecology: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to his Department's policy paper entitled Women’s Health Strategy for England, published 20 July 2022, whether new...

      Health Services: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to his Department's policy paper entitled Women’s Health Strategy for England, published 20 July 2022, what...

      Integrated Care Boards: Dentistry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of having dentists' representation on Integrated Care Boards.

      Health Services: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to his Department's policy paper entitled Women’s Health Strategy for England, published 20 July 2022, what steps...

      Coronavirus: Bereavement Counselling

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment she has made for the implications of her policies of the review on covid-19 bereavement published by the UK Commission on...

      Suicide: Cost of Living

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government will take to prevent any increase in the level of suicides due to the cost of living crisis.

      Perinatal Mortality: Ilford North

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of trends in rates of perinatal mortality in Ilford North...

      General Practitioners

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many GPs there are per 100,000 of patients in England.

      Monkeypox: Vaccination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department is taking steps to procure 70,000 additional monkeypox vaccines.

      Coronavirus: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to reintroduce (a) universal free testing and (b) workplace testing for covid-19.

      HIV Infection: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the HIV Action Plan, what progress has been made towards the implementation of the dispensing of pre-exposure...

      Coronavirus and Influenza: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to protect the NHS from rises in the level of (a) covid-19 and (b) flu infections.

      HIV Infection: Screening

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment has he made of the potential merits of expanding the roll out of opt out HIV testing on a nationwide basis.

      Neurology: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to co-ordinate neurological services work across Integrated Care Systems.

      Heart Diseases: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress his Department has made on research and decision making which is assessing left ventricular assist devices as a long-term...

      NHS: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many units of personal protective equipment are currently in storage in warehouses; and what the cost to the public purse is of that...

      NHS: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the amount of unused PPE in hid Department's possession.

      Protective Clothing: Storage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many units of personal protective equipment are currently in storage in shipping containers; and what is the cost to the public purse...

      NHS: Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if she will make NHS Workforce Statistics in England available by (a) body system and (b) clinical function.

      NHS England: Niche Health and Social Care Consulting

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much NHS England has spent on (a) fees and (b) any other costs with Niche Health and Social Care Consulting since 2019.

      Medical Records: Databases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of NHS trusts do not have electronic patient records in England as of 11 October 2022.

      Department of Health and Social Care: Departmental Responsibilities

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when she plans to publish the ministerial responsibilities for Ministers in her Department.

      Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment she has made of the adequacy of personal protective equipment stockpiles in the UK.

      Protective Clothing: Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress her Department has made on recovering public funds from personal protective equipment (PPE) suppliers that delivered faulty...

      Protective Clothing: Waste Disposal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what future plans she has to dispose of government-procured faulty personal protective equipment.

      Protective Clothing: Procurement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much personal protective equipment has been procured by the Government under emergency procurement procedures in the last 6 months.

      Department of Health and Social Care: Taxis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much her Department spent on taxi cabs for (a) ministers and (b) civil servants in each of the last three years.

      Protective Clothing: Storage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many civil servants in his Department are employed to manage the storage of Personal Protective Equipment overseas.

      NHS: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Chancellor's statement of 17 October 2022 on potential reductions to civil service budgets, what steps she will...

      Department of Health and Social Care: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 20 June 2022 to Question 18920, on Department of Health and Social Care: Protective Clothing, when her...

      NHS: Ict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Answer of 21 April 2022 to Question 151099 on Health Services: ICT, which providers of digital services used by NHS...

      Protective Clothing: Storage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many units of Personal Protective Equipment purchased by the UK are stored in China.

      Medical Records: Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment she has made of the implications for her policies of the practice of limiting the access of patients’ health...

      Protective Clothing: Storage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much the public purse has paid for storage for unusable Government procured Personal Protective Equipment.

      NHS: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant of the Answer of 24 October 2022 to Question 61010 on Protective Clothing: Contracts, how many people working on PPE-related...

      Protective Clothing: Storage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much government procured faulty personal protective equipment is currently in storage.

      NHS: Protective Clothing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 24 October 2022 to Question 61011 on Protective Clothing: Contracts, what estimate she has made of the total...

      NHS: Vacancies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if she will publish the number of NHS vacancies in England by (a) body system and (b) clinical function.

      Cancer: Waiting Lists

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many diagnostic appointments for cancer tests or scans have been cancelled as a result of staffing shortages in the NHS in each of...

      NHS: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many NHS vacancies there are in London (a) in total and (b) by (i) NHS Trust and (ii) clinical commissioning group.

      Health Services and Social Services: Reform

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether she is taking steps to mitigate the potential costs of regulatory reform to the health and care sector.

      Hospitals: Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with the Cabinet Office on the proposed new NHS guidelines and standards for ultraviolet air cleaners.

      NHS: Biofuels

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment her Department has made of the potential role of sustainable hydrotreated vegetable oil diesel in assisting the NHS to...

      Public Health: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps her Department is taking to ensure the UK’s public health standards are protected in the context of the Retained EU Law...

      Hospitals: Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many hospitals have been retro-fitted to improve energy efficiency since 2019.

      Hospitals: Heating

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate she has made of the number of electric heaters bought for use in hospitals since 2019.

      Department of Health and Social Care: Location

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what payments were made to civil servants in her Department for relocation costs to government offices outside London in 2021.

      NHS: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the potential impact of rising inflation on spending commitments within NHS Long Term Plan.

      Medical Equipment: Auctions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much funding his Department has allocated to pay Ramco UK Ltd. in the 2022-23 financial year to run online auctions of surplus...

      Department of Health and Social Care: Electronic Messaging

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the previous Minister for Care shared, sent or received information relating to her Ministerial duties using a personal (a)...

      Surgery: Portsmouth South

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps her Department is taking to help reduce waiting times for elective surgeries in Portsmouth South constituency.

      Health Services: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to his Department's policy paper entitled Women’s Health Strategy for England, published 20 July 2022, what steps...

      Infant Mortality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the adequacy of (a) financial, (b) bereavement and (c) other support available to (i) mothers and (ii)...

      Endometriosis: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of endometriosis care in England; and what steps his Department plans to take to improve care...

      Health Services: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to his Department's policy paper entitled Women’s Health Strategy for England, published 20 July 2022, what steps...

      Health Services: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to his Department's policy paper entitled Women’s Health Strategy for England, published 20 July 2022, what steps...

      Autism and Learning Disability: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps her Department has taken to trail and develop the Oliver McGowan mandatory training in learning disability and autism in the NHS.

      Ambulance Services: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many ambulance services were at Level 4 in the Resource Escalation Action Plan in England as of 3 November 2022.

      Cystic Fibrosis: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the findings of the report from the Cystic Fibrosis Trust on UK Cystic Fibrosis Service Resourcing 2019 to 2021,...

      Hospitals: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department is taking steps to publish on a monthly basis the number of patients waiting 12 hours or more from their time of...

      Endometriosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) gynaecology specialist nurses with expertise in endometriosis and (b) gynaecologists with expertise in (i) diagnosing and...

      Department of Health and Social Care: Debts Written Off

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much public money was written off by his Department in the 2021-22 financial year.

      NHS: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of increase in funding would be required to increase NHS funding by 29 per cent from 2018 to 2023.

      Department of Health and Social Care: Email

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether Ministers in his Department forwarded official documents from their Government emails to their personal email addresses from 24...

      NHS: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress the Government is making towards achieving the target it set in 2018 to increase the NHS budget by £33.9 billion a...

      Cancer: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to publish the 10 Year Cancer Plan for England.

      Care Homes: City of Durham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of care homes were rated as good by the Care Quality Commission in City of Durham constituency as of 1...

      Eating Disorders: City of Durham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has taken recent steps to help support young people with eating disorders in City of Durham constituency.

      Social Services: Portsmouth South

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment she has made of the adequacy of social care capacity in Portsmouth South constituency.

      Care Homes: Portsmouth South

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate her Department has made of the number of residential care homes that have closed in Portsmouth South constituency...

      General Practitioners: Portsmouth South

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if his Department will take steps to increase the availability of face-to-face GP appointments in Portsmouth South constituency.

      Life Expectancy: Ilford North

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of trends in the level of life expectancy in Ilford North...

      General Practitioners: Portsmouth South

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether her Department has provided additional (a) financial and (b) other support to help tackle (i) patient backlogs and (ii) increased...

      General Practitioners: Ilford North

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to help support the (a) recruitment and (b) retention of GPs in Ilford North constituency.

      Strokes: Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking with Cabinet colleagues to help support stroke patients back into employment after they have recovered.

  • Department for Education

    • Students: Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent assessment her Department has made of the potential effect on students of the 2.3% rise in maintenance loans in the context of rising...

    • Universities: Freedom of Expression

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department is taking to protect freedom of speech in universities.

      Unemployment: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent steps his Department has taken to help reduce the number of 16 and 17 year olds who are not in education, employment or training.

      Students: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of bringing forward legislative proposals to mandate higher education institutions and local...

      Students: Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if the Government will review student maintenance loan household income thresholds and outline a plan update those thresholds to reflect the real...

      Students: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether his Department plans to increase the level of hardships funds for students.

      Childcare: Portsmouth South

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether she has made a recent assessment of the adequacy of childcare provision in Portsmouth South constituency.

      Universities: Complaints

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions he has had with the Office for Students to encourage more timely responses to Notifications.

      Childcare: Portsmouth South

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will make an estimate of the number of (a) nurseries and (b) other early years childcare settings that have closed in Portsmouth South...

      Free School Meals: Merseyside

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many pupils in (a) St Helens and (b) Merseyside are eligible for free school meals; and what the national average is.

      Further Education: Portsmouth

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent steps her Department has taken to help reduce the backlog in carrying out repairs to further education colleges in Portsmouth.

      Schools: Portsmouth South

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will make an estimate of the capital cost of tackling the backlog of school repairs in Portsmouth South constituency.

      Higher Education: British National (Overseas)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate she has made of the number of British National (Overseas) visa holders currently in UK higher education.

      Education and Vocational Guidance: Digital Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment her Department has made of potential merits of using of intelligent digital ecosystems for educational and vocational guidance.

      Schools: Gender Recognition

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what her Department's policy is on the referral by schools of children identifying as transgender to third party agencies, including those which offer...

      Video Games: Higher Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many lecturers at UK universities teach courses on video games.

      Video Games: Degrees

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many students have graduated with a degree in video games in each year since 2010.

      Education: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the financial allocations were to organisations in the West Midlands as part of her Department's Strategic Development Fund.

      Higher Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate her Department has made of the number of Higher Education institutions offered accelerated degree courses.

      Students: Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when her Department will publish its response to the consultation of the lifelong loan entitlement.

      Higher Education: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will introduce legislative proposals to facilitate a greater level of credit transfer between Higher Education establishments.

      Higher Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment her Department has made of the subjects expected to experience a growth in demand in the next five years at Higher Education institutions.

      Hearing Impairment: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will meet with Auditory Verbal UK to discuss funding for early intervention programmes for deaf children.

      STEM Subjects: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent steps her Department has taken to help increase female representation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics programmes at...

      Students: Loans

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when the proposed lifelong loan entitlement will be launched.

      Speech and Language Therapy: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of the adequacy of the number of deaf children that achieve spoken language skills; and what assessment she has made of...

      Higher Education: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she is taking to help improve the quality of higher education courses.

  • Ministry of Justice

    • Fireworks: Fixed Penalties

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many fixed penalty notices have been issued to people under the age of 18 for possessing a firework in a public place, in each year since 2017.

    • Undocumented Migrants: English Channel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people have been convicted of (a) trafficking and smuggling people across the Channel and (b) facilitation offences relating to small boat...

      Prison Accommodation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many Category D prisoners are held in (a) open and (b) closed prison environments.

      Prisoners' Release: Reoffenders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many offenders were recalled from licence to prison in each year since 2010.

      Gambling: Probation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether specific support is provided via the probation system to those suffering with gambling disorder.

      Gambling: Custodial Treatment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what plans his Department has to increase support provided to sufferers of gambling disorder who are serving custodial sentences.

      Reoffenders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many offenders reoffended within 12 months of being released from prison in the latest period for which data is available.

      Social Security and Child Support Tribunal

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, for what reasons benefit decisions have been overturned following an appeal at the Social Security and Child Support Tribunal in the 2021-22 financial year.

  • Church Commissioners

    • Christianity: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask the Member for South West Bedfordshire, representing the Church Commissioners, if the Church of England will consider the potential merits of providing ringfenced funding to support...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Armed Forces: Charities

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what financial support his Department is providing to service charities to help them assist Forces communities through the cost of living crisis.

    • Veterans: Identity Cards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 16 May to Question 815 on Veterans: Identity Cards, what progress his Department has made on delivery of Veterans’...

      Ministry of Defence: Redundancy Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what total amount of money has been paid out by his Department in severance payments for former (a) Ministers and (b) special advisers since 29 June...

      Army: Military Decorations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of awarding battle honours for Army regiments that served in the most recent operations...

      Integrated Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to support the refresh of the Integrated Review.

      Ukraine: Satellite Communications

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what support his Department is providing to Ukraine for the protection and enhancement of satellite communication systems.

      China: Armed Forces

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department is aware of any UK civilian pilots who have been recruited by the Chinese Armed Forces to help train pilots in the People’s...

      Shipbuilding

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department takes to measure is progress on the delivery of the National Shipbuilding Strategy.

      Integrated Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he plans to publish the refresh of the Integrated Review.

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Social Security Benefits: Disqualification

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants aged under-25 have received an affordability assessment before a sanction has been issued, both as a total number and as a...

    • Employment: Social Security Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many applications for any type of benefit provided by his Department were made by people in employment in (a) Cardiff and (b) the Vale of...

      Employment Schemes: Solihull

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much funding was allocated to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council as part of his Department's Local Supported Employment initiative.

      Interest Rates: Workplace Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment his Department has made of the potential impact of interest rate rises on trends in employee pension contributions.

      Social Security Benefits: Visual Impairment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether he has concluded his annual review of benefits; and whether this review considered how many blind and partially sighted people use...

      Cost of Living Payments: Visual Impairment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many blind and partially sighted people have received a Disability Cost of Living Payment to date.

      Employment: Special Educational Needs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to help support people with special educational needs to get into the workplace.

      Social Security Benefits: Overpayments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether he has made a recent assessment of the impact of repaying debt owed to the Government, including Council Tax and benefit overpayments,...

      Cost of Living: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps the Government is taking to ensure people with disabilities are not disproportionately affected by the cost-of-living crisis.

      Cost of Living: Visual Impairment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to work with external parties and agencies to ensure that blind and partially sighted people are able to meet the...

      Social Security Benefits: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Consent Order agreed by his Department on 13 July 2021 following its decision not to contest the legal challenge brought...

      Social Security Benefits: Compensation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make an assessment of (a) the adequacy of the standard compensation payment paid to benefits claimants for errors made by his...

      Social Security Benefits: Visual Impairment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the adequacy of (a) means-tested and (b) non-means-tested benefit payments for (i) blind and (ii) partially...

      Personal Independence Payment: Cost of Living Payments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of cost of living payments have been paid to people receiving Personal Independence Payment; and how many of those payments...

      Personal Independence Payment: South East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many Personal Independence Payment claims were (a) taken to tribunal and (b) overturned in (i) Slough and (ii) the Southeast of England in...

      Universal Credit: Deductions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many universal credit claims were subject to deductions in the most recent month for which data is available, broken down by parliamentary...

      Pension Credit: Take-up

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the take-up rate of Pension Credit in each region of the UK.

      Pension Credit: Take-up

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to increase the take-up of Pension Credit.

      Parental Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of increasing statutory (a) maternity and (b) paternity pay.

      Department for Work and Pensions: Location

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will publish a breakdown of the total payments made to civil servants in his Department for relocation costs to Government offices...

      Universal Credit: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Prime Minister's comments on 2 November 2022 on discretionary funding supplied to the Scottish Government through the...

      Social Security Benefits: Uprating

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of uprating benefits in line with inflation.

      Universal Credit: Disqualification

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether his Department has undertaken modelling of the expected impact of raising the administrative earnings threshold on levels of sanctions...

      Social Security Benefits: Disqualification

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the correspondence from the former Secretary of State for Work and Pensions to the Chair of the Work and Pensions select...

      Social Security Benefits: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans he has to postpone deduction payments on social security for disabled people in response to increases in the cost of living.

      Social Security Benefits: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will take steps to uprate social security payments for disabled people above the level of inflation to help cover additional expenditure...

      Social Security Benefits: Uprating

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make it his policy to uprate benefits in line with inflation.

      Universal Credit: Earnings Limits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to her letter to all hon. Members on 6 October 2022 entitled Changes to Universal Credit Administrative Earnings Threshold...

      Social Security Benefits: Homelessness

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment the Government has made on the potential effect of raising the benefit cap on the prevention of homelessness.

      Social Security Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of bringing forward the next review of the level of the benefit cap in the context of...

      Social Security Benefits: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants aged under 25 have had their sanction overturned as a result of a mandatory reconsideration, both as a total number and as...

      Politics and Government: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make an assessment of the potential impact of making the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State responsible for disabled people on...

      Department for Work and Pensions: Email

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether any Minister in his Department has sent Departmental information from their personal email addresses since December 2019.

      Employment: Menopause

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent steps his Department has taken to help tackle the number of working days lost due to (a) menopause and (b) perimenopause.

      General Practitioners: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect on disabled people's ability to access benefits of the practice of GPs charging fees to individuals...

      Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of Personal Independence Payment assessments were carried out (a) face-to-face, (b) remotely and (c) on paper in...

      Universal Credit: Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much in total his Department has spent on the Enhanced Checking Service since April 2020; and how much in total his Department has...

      Employment: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Improving lives: the future of work, health and disability policy paper published on 30 November 2017, what progress his...

      Access to Work Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 21 October to Question 65709 on Access to Work Programme, how many times his Department has met what stakeholder groups.

      State Retirement Pensions: West Yorkshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people are eligible for the state pension in (a) Morley and Outwood constituency and (b) West Yorkshire.

      Pension Funds

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent estimate his Department has made of the amount of money in lost pension funds.

      Occupational Health: Long Covid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when he plans to lay the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council command paper concerning Long Covid and occupation before Parliament.

      Industrial Injuries Advisory Council

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, which Minister holds responsibility for the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council.

      Joint Work and Health Unit: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the budget of the Work and Health Unit was in each of the last five years; and what proportion of that budget was allocated from funds...

      Employment: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Improving lives: the future of work, health and disability policy paper published on 30 November 2017, what progress his...

      Winter Fuel Payment: British Nationals Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what his policy is on Winter Fuel Payments to those who move to Australia; and whether the Government plans to review the list of eligible...

      State Retirement Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make it his policy to maintain the pensions triple lock.

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Electronic Purchasing Card Solution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the answer of 17 October to Question 53318 on Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Electronic...

    • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Electronic Purchasing Card Solution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 21 September to Question 47438 on Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office:...

      Spain: Visits Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the answer of 18 October to Question 60980 on Spain: Visits Abroad, whether the restaurant meal at La...

      Poland: Visits Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 26 October 2022 to Question 68503 on Poland: Visits Abroad, whether the services from...

      Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Visits Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 25 April 2022 to Question 156410 on Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Visits...

      Ukraine: Reconstruction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his counterparts in (a) Poland and (b) Germany on support for rebuilding...

      Ukraine: Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 3 November 2022 to Question 73847 on Ukraine: Energy, what recent discussions he has had...

      Egypt: Civil Liberties and Demonstrations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether he has had recent discussions with his Egyptian counterpart on defending civil liberties and the right to...

      Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Electronic Purchasing Card Solution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the answer of 17 October to Question 53318 on Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Electronic...

      Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Electronic Purchasing Card Solution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the answer of 17 October to Question 53318 on Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Electronic...

      Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Electronic Purchasing Card Solution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the answer of 17 October to Question 53318 on Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Electronic...

      North Korea: Nuclear Weapons

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether the UK will refuse to recognise North Korea as a nuclear state.

      Pensions: British National (Overseas)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether his Department has made an estimate of the number of BN(O) visa holders who are currently unable to access...

      Adaptation Fund and Green Climate Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, for what reason the UK’s (a) $288 million outstanding contribution to the Green Climate Fund and (b) $20.6...

      Adaptation Fund and Green Climate Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, when his Department plans to deliver the UK’s (a) $288 million outstanding contribution to the Green Climate...

      Climate Change: Developing Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what progress has been made in the last 12 months on providing finance for unavoidable loss and damage suffered by...

      Iran: Russia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps he is taking to prevent the supply of (a) drones and (b) missiles from Iran to Russia.

      Ukraine: Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 3 November 2022 to Question 73847 on Ukraine: Energy, how many of the 850 generators...

      Chad: Elections and Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps he is taking to support a fair, inclusive, peaceful and rapid transition to elections in Chad; and what...

      Tigray: Humanitarian Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to address the humanitarian crisis in the Tigray.

      Eritrea: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if his Department will sanction Eritrean actors for their involvement in the conflict in that country.

      Tigray: War Crimes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment his Department’s atrocity prevention hub makes of the potential merits of targeted sanction...

      Climate Change: Developing Countries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps he plans to take to help deliver COP26 climate finance commitments for adaptation for developing countries.

      Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, for what reasons the Government missed the 31 October 2022 deadline to pledge to replenish the Global Fund; and if...

      Ethiopia: Peace Negotiations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will hold discussions with his counterparts from countries on the UN Security Council on establishing a...

      Tigray: Peace Negotiations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether he has made an assessment of the progress of the African Union's peace initiative in the Tigray region of...

      Ethiopia: Famine and Food Supply

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the potential impact of the reduction of the foreign aid target on the...

      Tigray: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will hold discussions with his (a) Ethiopian and (b) Eritrean counterparts on the use of bombing in civilian...

      Chad: Demonstrations and Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps he is taking to support credible accountability for the deaths during protests in Chad on 20 October...

      Ethiopia: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if his Department has made an assessment of the impact of the conflict in Ethiopia on the (a) Irob and (b) Kunama...

      Ethiopia: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will publish in full the Joint Analysis of Conflict and Stability assessment for Ethiopia.

      Tigray: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the (a) veracity and (b) implications of reports that Iranian-supplied...

      Ethiopia: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to help support survivors of sexual violence in the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia.

      Ethiopia: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will highlight the effect of ongoing conflict in Ethiopia at the forthcoming global conference on...

      Tigray: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will discuss the removal of Eritrean forces from Tigray with his (a) international and (b) Eritrean counterparts.

      Tigray: Death

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if his Department is taking steps to reduce (a) neonatal and (b) maternal deaths in Tigray.

      Ethiopia: Human Rights

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will have discussions with his international counterparts on ensuring (a) that the International Commission...

      Eritrea and Ethiopia: War Crimes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will take steps to ensure the presence of a named atrocity prevention lead in the UK’s embassy teams...

      Tigray: Armed Conflict

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what estimate his Department has made of the number of civilians killed in the Ethiopian and Eritrean offensive in...

      Tigray: Peace Negotiations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will make an assessment of the effectiveness of the African Union’s proposed peace initiative in Tigray.

      Israel: Embassies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the announcement that the Government is reviewing the location of Britain's embassy in Israel,...

      Bermuda and Cayman Islands: Marriage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether he has had discussions with LGBT activists and organisations from the (a) Cayman Islands and (b) Bermuda...

      Bermuda and Cayman Islands: Marriage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether he has had discussions with LGBT activists and organisations from the (a) Cayman Islands and (b) Bermuda...

  • Home Office

    • Migrant Workers: Skilled Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 19 October to Question 61719 on Migrant Workers: Skilled Workers, how many skilled worker visa applications...

    • Leader of the House of Commons: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if her Department will make it its policy to provide a separate written response for each individual case raised by hon. Members rather than...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when her Department plans to respond to the correspondence of 30 September 2022 from the hon. Member for Liverpool Walton on Maddy Lututa.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when her Department plans to respond to the correspondence of 27 September 2022 from the hon. Member for Liverpool, Walton on Hamza Shafique.

      Detention Centres: Manston

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 01 November to Question 72951 on Detention Centres: Manston, what is the maximum length of time the Secretary of...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the correspondence from the hon. Member for Liverpool Walton, reference MPAM/0443571/22, what the technical issue is that...

      Migrant Workers: Seasonal Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, from which countries are workers entering the UK on the 8 week poultry visa being recruited from; what monitoring of the scheme is in place...

      Asylum: West Yorkshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many migrants who have entered the UK via small boat crossings are currently housed in accommodation within West Yorkshire whilst their...

      Detention Centres: Manston

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment she has made of the (a) cleanliness and (b) safety at Manston asylum processing centre.

      British National (Overseas): British Nationality

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to ensure BNO visa dependents are offered routes to British citizenship.

      Detention Centres: Manston

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for what reason an RAF helicopter was used to transport her to the Manston asylum processing site on 3 November 2022.

      Asylum: Hotels

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many and what proportion of the hotels being used for asylum seeker accommodation on 1 October 2022 were no longer being used to house...

      Passports: British National (Overseas)

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she has had recent discussions with her Chinese counterpart on taking steps to ensure that British National (Overseas) visa...

      Undocumented Migrants: Albania

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many Albanians arrived in the UK on small boats between 1 June 2022 and 31 October 2022; and how many and what proportion of those...

      Detention Centres: Manston

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she expects to revert command and control of the Manston immigration facility from the Armed Forces to Border Force.

      Animal Experiments: Inspections

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment she has made of the adequacy of the number of inspectors employed within the Home Office’s Animals in Science...

      Asylum: Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to prevent discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity in the application of...

      Detention Centres: Manston

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many children there are at the Manston processing centre; and what proportion of those children are unaccompanied.

      Refugee Convention

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she has made an assessment of the UK's compliance with the 1951 Refugee Convention.

      Detention Centres: Manston

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment she has made of the mental health of individuals detained at the Manston detention centre.

      Detention Centres: Manston

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will take steps to provide additional (a) mental health and (b) wellbeing support for people leaving Manston Immigration Processing...

      Detention Centres: Manston

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, on what date was the change of use planning permission for the Manston site approved as a processing centre for asylum claimants.

      Asylum

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what is the average length of time spent by an asylum-seeker waiting for a decision on inadmissibility.

      Asylum: Hotels

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the average daily spend on hotel accommodation for asylum seekers was in September 2022; and what the average daily number of asylum...

      Asylum: Hotels

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the number of asylum-seekers in hotel accommodation awaiting an inadmissibility decision.

      Detention Centres: Manston

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she has made an assessment of the possible compensation due to asylum-seekers as a result of the conditions at Manston asylum centre.

      Detention Centres: Manston

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many vulnerable adult warning forms have been submitted for individuals held at Manston Short-Term Holding Facility, each month since...

      Undocumented Migrants: Albania

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department has had recent discussions with their Albanian counterparts on the return of Albanian illegal migrants to Albania.

      Asylum: Temporary Accommodation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what her planned timetable is for the publication of a specific safeguarding framework which will provide specific safeguarding to all...

      Asylum: Community Relations

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential impact of using hotels to house asylum seekers on local community cohesion.

      Detention Centres: Infectious Diseases

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps the Government is taking to prevent people in immigration centres with infectious diseases from being moved to other locations.

      Asylum: Applications

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) applications for asylum were submitted and (b) decisions on asylum applications were made in (i) 2019, (ii) 2020, (iii) 2021...

      Immigration: EU Nationals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the answer of 29 April 2021 to Question 187268 on Immigration: EU Nationals, which of the following bodies have the capability...

      Detention Centres: Manston

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) women, (b) people aged over 60 and (c) children are in Manston asylum processing centre as of 31 October 2022.

      Detention Centres: Manston

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many times she has (a) met and (b) spoken to the leadership of UK Border Force on the situation at Manston asylum centre.

      Detention Centres: Manston

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she plans to visit Manston asylum processing centre.

      Detention Centres: Manston

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people have been held for (a) less than 24 hours, (b) between 24 and 48 hours and (c) longer than 48 hours at the Manston...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the correspondence from the hon. Member for Liverpool Walton, reference MPAM/0448152/22, what the technical issue is that...

      Passports: Christchurch

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of when the application for an adult passport made by a resident of Christchurch constituency on 21 April 2022...

      Travel Requirements: Republic of Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if citizens resident in the Republic of Ireland will be exempted from the requirement to apply for an Electronic Travel Authorisation in...

      Undocumented Migrants: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she made of the (a) financial and (b) social challenges of redistributing potentially thousands of illegal immigrants in...

      Asylum: York

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department has provided additional funding to City of York Council for the support of refugees who have been moved from the...

      Asylum: Climate Change

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department has taken steps to plan for the impact on its work of a potential increase in numbers of people seeking asylum in the...

      Asylum: Hotels

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many hotels in (a) the London Borough of Hounslow, (b) London, (c) Kent and (d) Sussex are in use by Clearsprings Ready Home for the...

      Migrant Workers: Seasonal Workers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Government plans to loosen visa restrictions for seasonal temporary workers to tackle labour shortages.

      Detention Centres: Manston

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment has she made of the potential impact of overcrowding at Manston Processing Centre on people at that facility, including on...

      Visas: Overseas Students

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessments she has made of the potential merits of the proposals to expand the graduate visas to include International Medical...

      Detention Centres: Manston

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many under 18s have been kept at Manston Asylum Centre for longer than 24 hours in each of the last 12 months.

      Detention Centres: Manston

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many children are held in the Manston asylum processing centre as of 1 November 2022.

      Travel Requirements: Republic of Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether citizens resident in the Republic of Ireland will be exempted from the requirement to apply for an Electronic Travel Authorisation...

      Clearsprings Ready Homes: Contracts

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether provisions exist within her Department's contract with Clearsprings Ready Homes to (a) monitor and (b) revise the quality of...

      Visas: Families

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the report by the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration entitled Inspection report on family visitor visa...

      Asylum: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many complaints have been made by service users about the hygiene standards of accommodation provided by Clearsprings Ready Homes for...

      Asylum: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many times officials at Public Health England have contacted officials at the Home Office to raise issues relating to hygiene at...

      Asylum: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department has conducted a review of the adequacy of accommodation provided by Clearspring Ready Homes in the last 12 months.

      Clearsprings Ready Homes

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many meetings (a) Minister and (b) officials in her Department have had with Clearsprings Ready Homes in the last 12 months.

      Animal Experiments

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make an assessment of the potential merits of launching an urgent inquiry into the death of animals in establishments licensed...

      Greater Manchester Police: Recruitment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many additional police officers have been recruited by Greater Manchester Police since January 2020.

      Refugees: Age

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of the (a) ethical and (b) scientific considerations of the use of x-rays of verify the age of child...

      Detention Centres: Manston

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to ensure that people leaving Manston Immigration Processing Center are provided with (a) food and (b) warm clothing.

      Detention Centres: Manston

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the causes of the spread of disease at the Manston asylum centre.

      Asylum: Temporary Accommodation

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum seekers are in (a) initial and (b) temporary hotel accommodation.

      Refugees: Pupils

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking with the Secretary of State for Education, to help place refugee children in local schools.

      Asylum: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the average daily cost was for the provision of housing for people awaiting the processing of their asylum application in the last 12...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to respond to the correspondence from the Rt hon. Member for East Ham of 19 August 2022, reference ST97604.

      Asylum: Rwanda

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum seekers have been deported to Rwanda since 1 January 2022.

      Immigration Controls: Biometrics

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether UK Electronic Travel Authorisation applicants entering Northern Ireland from the Republic of Ireland will be required to submit...

      Refugees: Afghanistan

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many and what proportion of the people who were evacuated from Afghanistan in 2021 are in hotel accommodation as of 2 November 2022.

  • Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

    • Social Rented Housing: Rents

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether he has made a recent assessment of the potential impact of trends in the level of rent arrears owed to social...

    • Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, when he plans to respond to the letter of 15 August 2022 from the hon. Member for Greenwich and Woolwich on his...

      Housing: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps he taking to avoid concentrating new housing investment in areas already facing shortages of services and...

      Rented Housing: Students

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether he has made a recent assessment of the impact of trends in the number of University students on the (a) price and...

      Leasehold

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, when he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to give leaseholders the right to manage their properties.

      Private Rented Housing: Students

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps his Department is taking to ensure properties in the private student rental sector meet a habitable standard.

      Homes for Ukraine Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps he has taken with the Secretary of State for the Home Department to find (a) new hosts and (b) alternative...

      Housing First: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, how much funding was allocated to the West Midlands Combined Authority as part of his Department's Housing First Pilot.

      Sleeping Rough: Solihull

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, how much funding has been allocated top Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council as part of his Department's Rough Sleeping...

      British National (Overseas): West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether his Department holds data on the financial allocations awarded to organisations in the West Midlands as part of...

      Housing First: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what assessment he has made of the performance of the Housing First pilot in the West Midlands.

      Planning Obligations: Enforcement

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether he has had discussions with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on increasing the resources of local planning...

      Housing: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of top down national housing targets.

      Leasehold: Reform

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what recent progress his Department has been made on (a) leasehold reform and (b) the reform of leasehold extension...

      Leasehold: Insurance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, with reference to the findings of the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) review into the building insurance market for...

      Buildings: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what recent discussions he has had with the Welsh Government on ensuring UK-wide developers fulfil commitments to (a)...

      Council Tax: Energy Bills Rebate

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether his Department holds data on the number of households in England that have received the Council Tax rebate.

      Elections: Proof of Identity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, if he will make it his policy to launch a publicity campaign on the introduction of new requirements for Voter ID for (a)...

      Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Redundancy Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether he accepted the full severance payment to which he was entitled on leaving his post on 6 July 2022.

      Domestic Visits: Batley and Spen

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, pursuant to the Answer of 3 November 2022 to Question 72503 on Domestic Visits: Batley and Spen, when he plans to visit...

      Levelling Up Fund: Northern Ireland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, when the next round of awards from the Levelling Up Fund for Northern Ireland will be announced.

      Coal: Regeneration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on plans for...

      Social Rented Housing: Shared Ownership

      To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, with reference to the consultation entitled Social housing rents consultation, published on 31 August 2022, whether it is...

  • Scotland Office

    • Offshore Industry: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what steps his Department is taking to promote the importance of oil and gas jobs to Scotland.

  • Northern Ireland Office

    • Question

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the status of talks with (a) the European Union and (b) political parties in...

    • Question

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what recent discussions he has had with representatives of (a) EU member states and (b) political parties in Northern Ireland on the potential...

      Question

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, when he plans to hold elections for the Northern Ireland Assembly.

      UK Internal Trade: Northern Ireland and Wales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Wales on the effectiveness of the trade links between Northern Ireland and Wales.

  • Treasury

    • Energy: Taxation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the amount of tax revenue that has been offset by the Investment Allowance of the Energy Profits Levy since it was introduced...

    • Businesses: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of reducing the £85,000 VAT threshold for businesses.

      Health: Screening

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an estimate of the level of tax revenues that have been received from the benefit-in-kind tax applied to private health screenings for...

      Hygiene: Poverty

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to help people who have fallen into hygiene poverty and cannot afford basic necessities such as soap and toothpaste...

      Welfare Tax Credits: Overpayments

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the recovery of historic tax credit overpayments is taken into account in the Government's projected revenue and expenditure plans.

      Defibrillators: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of removing VAT on defibrillators.

      Alcoholic Drinks and Food: VAT

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of a reduction of VAT on all sales of alcohol and food to protect pubs during the cost of living...

      Small Businesses: Business Rates

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of a complete temporary suspension of business rates in order to protect small businesses during...

      Russia: Sanctions

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the cost is of maintaining and servicing assets seized under the sanctions regime related to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

      Betting and Investment: Unfair Practices

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will introduce legislative proposals to extend the remit of the Financial Ombudsman Service to allow judgements on the fairness of terms and...

      Inflation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment his Department has made of the effect of the Growth Plan 2022 on the rate of inflation.

      Financial Services: Economic Situation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to (a) identify and (b) take action on systemic risks to the UK (a) financial system and (b) wider economy.

      Debts: G7

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what comparative assessment he has made of the level of debt as a proportion of GDP in the (a) UK and (b) other G7 countries.

  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    • 5G: Economic Situation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment she has made of the potential impact of rolling out (a) hybrid 5G and (b) standalone 5G on the economy.

    • Project Gigabit: Rural Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment she has made of the Project Gigabit broadband rural rollout; and what steps she is taking to ensure that rural...

      Film: Investment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether her Department has taken recent steps to encourage British film companies to invest in production within the UK.

      Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Redundancy Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what total amount of money has been paid out by her Department in severance payments for former (a) Ministers and (b) special...

      Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Location

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if he will publish a breakdown of the total payments made to civil servants in his Department for relocation costs to...

      BBC Radio: Local Broadcasting

      To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if he will hold discussions with the BBC on proposed changes to BBC local radio output.

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • North Sea Oil

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the compatibility of the Rosebank oil field development with the UK's policy objective to (a)...

    • Pets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether her Department holds data on the number of people who have been disqualified from owning or breeding pets under the...

      Bees: North Staffordshire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will make an estimate of the trend in the population level of bees in North Staffordshire over the last 10 years.

      Waste: Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent discussions she has had with the National Crime Agency on tackling waste crime.

      Convention on Biological Diversity

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether any Ministers from her Department plan to attend the COP 15 UN Biodiversity Conference.

      Environment Protection: Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans he has to enhance environmental regulation following his Department’s review of existing EU regulation.

  • Women and Equalities

    • Equality: Cost of Living

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what assessment she has made of the potential impact of increases in the cost of living on (a) women, (b) ethnic minorities, (c) disabled people, (d)...

  • Department for Transport

    • Electric Vehicles: Carbon Emissions

      To ask His Majesty's Government whether the yearly targets for manufacturers of electric vehicles will be in line with the Climate Change Committee's balanced net zero pathway.

    • Bus Services: Finance

      To ask His Majesty's Government whether any agreements for areas looking to form enhanced partnerships under the Bus Service Improvement Programme grants have been signed; whether they...

      Bus Services: Finance

      To ask His Majesty's Government whether the grant funding within Bus Service Improvement Programmes is for physical measures only, or if it covers support for services too.

      Bus Services: Finance

      To ask His Majesty's Government when they will formally (1) announce, and (2) award, Bus Service Improvement Programme grants; and when the 34 areas chosen will receive (a) funding, or (b)...

      Motor Vehicles: Carbon Emissions

      To ask His Majesty's Government when they will respond to the Policy design features for the car and van zero emission vehicle (ZEV) mandate consultation, which ran from 7 April to 10 June.

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Summertime: Energy

      To ask His Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to keeping British Summer Time through the winter to reduce energy demand.

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • NHS: Negligence

      To ask His Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist on 26 September (HL2123), how many of the 30 clinical negligence claims taken to...

    • Ambulance Services: Labour Turnover and Recruitment

      To ask His Majesty's Government what are the most recent available figures for the number of staff recruited to and leaving ambulance trusts in England.

      Ambulance Services: Standards

      To ask His Majesty's Government what the Category 1 (most urgent) response time was for each ambulance trust in England in September 2022; and what were the comparable figures for September 2010...

  • Department for Education

    • Children in Care: Disability

      To ask His Majesty's Government, further to the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel’s Safeguarding children with disabilities and complex health needs in residential settings: phase 1...

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • Myanmar: Human Rights

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the call by the Women’s League of Burma and Burma Campaign UK to refer the situation on human rights in...

    • Vicky Bowman

      To ask His Majesty's Government what discussions they have held, if any, with the government of Myanmar concerning the imprisonment of former UK ambassador to Myanmar Vicky Bowman and her...

      Nagorno Karabakh: Land Mines

      To ask His Majesty's Government whether they plan to (1) maintain, or (2) increase, their funding for demining efforts in Nagorno–Karabakh.

      Myanmar: Sanctions

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the call by the Women’s League of Burma and Burma Campaign UK to impose aviation fuel sanctions on Myanmar.

      Israel: Palestinians

      To ask His Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of (1) the number of incidents in which Palestinian children were (a) killed, and (b) injured, by Israeli settlers in the West...

      Development Aid: Climate Change

      To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to (1) identify, and (2) establish, finance streams to support countries vulnerable to the effects of climate change and who...

      Myanmar: Arms Trade

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the call by the Women’s League of Burma and Burma Campaign UK to institute a comprehensive global arms embargo.

      Mohammed Ramadhan

      To ask His Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 26 October (HL2556), in which they confirmed that they are opposed the use of the death...

      Cameroon: Human Rights

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of state sponsored human rights abuses in the Cameroon after the reported shooting of a four year old girl by a gendarme in the...

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Armed Forces: Homosexuality

      To ask His Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Goldie on 25 October (HL2691), what steps they are taking to provide compensation for pension losses caused to...

  • Department for Work and Pensions

    • Personal Independence Payment: Appeals

      To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they intend to take in response to the data published by the Department for Work and Pensions on 1 October which showed that most Personal...

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • Agriculture: Lee Valley

      To ask His Majesty's Government what additional support they will give to vegetable growers in the Lee Valley, following reports that more than 10 per cent of them have gone out of business in...

    • Pesticides: Research

      To ask His Majesty's Government what plans they have to commission research into the interactions between herbicides, fungicides and insecticides, and their combined impact on (1) bees and...

      Reservoirs: Farms

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the current storage levels in on-farm reservoirs.

      Farms: Water Supply

      To ask His Majesty's Government what help they are giving to ensure that farmers can access the water they need this winter to give them confidence to plant next year’s crops.

      Environmental Land Management Schemes

      To ask His Majesty's Government what progress they have made in rolling out the Environment Land Management Schemes; and how will those schemes benefit (1) tenant farmers, (2) smallholdings, and...

      Avian Flu

      To ask His Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with stakeholders regarding the current outbreak of avian flu.

      Fisheries: Monitoring

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of remote electronic monitoring of UK fishing vessels.

      Fruit and Vegetables: Production

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the low level of self-sufficiency in fruit and vegetables in England; and what steps they will take to increase domestic production.

      Dogs: Animal Welfare

      To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to raise awareness of the practice of cropping dogs' ears.

      Reservoirs: Farms

      To ask His Majesty's Government what discussions they have had, if any, with the Environment Agency about increasing the number of on-farm reservoirs; and whether they will make their advice...

      Food Security: Ukraine

      To ask His Majesty's Government what plans they have to update their United Kingdom Food Security report, published on 16 December 2021, to take account of (1) the crop and production failures...

      Standing Charges

      To ask His Majesty's Government what directions they intend to give Ofwat to reduce or abolish standing charges, to ease the financial burden on consumers, particularly the poorest.

      Agriculture: Lee Valley

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the economic challenges facing vegetable growers in the Lee Valley due to increasing energy prices.

      Bovine Tuberculosis: Vaccination

      To ask His Majesty's Government when they expect vaccinations and Differentiate Infected from Vaccinated Animals tests to act as the primary control measure for bovine tuberculosis; and what...

  • Home Office

    • Visas: Families

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the speed with which the foreign spouses and children of British citizens can complete their UK Family Visa applications in the...

    • Undocumented Migrants: English Channel

      To ask His Majesty's Government what methodology they used to calculate the number of migrants reaching the UK by boat from France in the last three months; and what was the total number of...

      Migrants: Detainees

      To ask His Majesty's Government whether they have adopted the recommendation in the report by Stephen Shaw Review into the Welfare in Detention of Vulnerable Persons (Cm 9186), published in...

      Refugees: Afghanistan

      To ask His Majesty's Government whether difficulties in securing the provision of suitable accommodation have delayed any individuals granted an offer of resettlement under Pathway 2 of the...

      Refugees: Ukraine

      To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to (1) review, and (2) update, their (a) refugee resettlement programme, and (b) emergency migration contingency measures, in...

      Asylum: Rwanda

      To ask His Majesty's Government which airline they plan to use to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda.

      Visas: Families

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the delays by TLScontact processing UK Family Visas in (1) Russia, and (2) other countries; and what steps they intend to take to...

      Visas

      To ask His Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Sharpe of Epsom on 24 October (HL2526), why they do not routinely publish any data on numbers of individuals that...

      Slavery

      To ask His Majesty's Government which Minister is responsible for modern slavery where no illegal immigration has occurred, given that modern slavery has been removed from the remit of...

      Slavery

      To ask His Majesty's Government which Minister is responsible for the National Referral Mechanism, given that it (1) is no longer alongside modern slavery within the remit of the Minister for...

      Visas: Families

      To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking (1) to address expedited UK Family Visa applications, and (2) to provide early right to remain for those applicants.

  • Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

    • Housing Market: Small Businesses

      To ask His Majesty's Government what plans they have to support more small and medium sized building firms to enter the housing market; and what form any such support will take.

    • Private Rented Housing: Evictions

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the prospects of an increase in evictions of private renters due to their landlord selling the property between 1 October 2022...

      Capital Investment

      To ask His Majesty's Government which local authorities have submitted expressions of interest for Investment Zones; whether they will publish this information as a map; and which of these sites...

      Private Rented Housing: Standards

      To ask His Majesty's Government when they will respond to the A Decent Homes Standard in the private rented sector consultation, which ran from 2 September to 14 October.

  • Treasury

    • Government Securities

      To ask His Majesty's Government what provisions they are making for the projected losses arising from the Bank of England’s sale of government bonds acquired as part of its quantitative...

    • Mortgages: Interest Rates

      To ask His Majesty's Government what plans they have to assist (1) households at risk of defaulting on their mortgage as a result of rising interest rates, and (2) private renters whose landlord...

      Financial Services: Standards

      To ask His Majesty's Government whether they consider that the new Consumer Duty set out by the Financial Conduct Authority in their policy statement PS22, published on 9 July, is the same as a...

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