Part 2: Oral or Written Questions from
Thursday 18 December 2014

Notes:
* Indicates a Question for Oral Answer.
+ Indicates a Question not included in the random selection process but accepted because the quota for that day had not been filled.
[N] Indicates a Question for Written Answer on a named day, i.e. the Member has indicated under S.O. No. 22(4) the day on which he wishes the Question to be answered.
[R] Indicates that a relevant interest has been declared.


Questions for Oral or Written Answer

beginning on Wednesday 17 December 2014

(the ‘Questions Book’)

Part 2: Oral or Written Questions from

Thursday 18 December 2014


For Written Questions for answer on the date of this paper, see Part 1 of this paper and the Order Paper.

Questions in this paper are arranged in the following way: date for answer; Oral before Written under each date; date of tabling under each answering date; unstarred and transferred questions followed by answering departments in alphabetical order.

Thursday 18 December  

Questions for Oral Answer

 
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change
 
1
Mr Douglas Carswell (Clacton): What steps his Department plans to take to reduce the overall subsidy to UK energy sources.
    (906708)
2
Mr Alan Reid (Argyll and Bute): What recent steps he has taken to help households with energy bills.
    (906709)
3
Susan Elan Jones (Clwyd South): What steps he is taking to help households with energy bills.
    (906710)
5
Mr Tom Harris (Glasgow South): What recent assessment he has made of the UK's energy security.
    (906712)
6
Mr David Jones (Clwyd West): What assessment he has made of the potential contribution of tidal lagoons to the UK's energy supply.
    (906713)
7
Steve McCabe (Birmingham, Selly Oak): What steps he is taking to help households with energy bills.
    (906714)
8
Barry Gardiner (Brent North): What recent assessment he has made of the potential contribution of carbon capture and storage technology.
    (906715)
9
Nia Griffith (Llanelli): What steps he is taking to help households with energy bills.
    (906716)
10
Jeremy Lefroy (Stafford): What progress his Department has made on the Energy Companies Obligation initiative.
    (906717)
11
Mr Mike Weir (Angus): How many licences for onshore oil and gas exploration in Scotland have been granted by his Department in the last five years.
    (906718)
12
Andy Sawford (Corby): What steps he is taking to help households with energy bills.
    (906719)
13
Jim McGovern (Dundee West): What recent assessment he has made of the UK's energy security.
    (906720)
14
Cathy Jamieson (Kilmarnock and Loudoun): What recent assessment he has made of trends in levels of investment in clean energy.
    (906721)
15
Mr Tim Yeo (South Suffolk): What assessment he has made of the contribution of demand-side measures to meeting electricity generation capacity shortages.
    (906722)
16
Mr William Bain (Glasgow North East): What recent assessment he has made of the UK's energy security.
    (906723)
17
Kate Green (Stretford and Urmston): What steps he is taking to help households with energy bills.
    (906724)
18
Grahame M. Morris (Easington): What steps he is taking to help households with energy bills.
    (906725)
20
Mr Russell Brown (Dumfries and Galloway): What recent assessment he has made of the UK's energy security.
    (906727)
21
Philip Davies (Shipley): What estimate he has made of how much subsidies for low-carbon energy will add to domestic energy bills over the next 20 years.
    (906728)
22
Albert Owen (Ynys Môn): What recent assessment he has made of the UK's energy security.
    (906729)
23
Ian Murray (Edinburgh South): What steps he is taking to help households with energy bills.
    (906730)
24
Kevin Brennan (Cardiff West): What recent assessment he has made of the potential of tidal power as an energy source.
    (906731)
25
Mr Virendra Sharma (Ealing, Southall): What recent assessment he has made of trends in levels of investment in clean energy.
    (906732)
At 10.15am
Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change
The Members listed below have been selected by ballot to ask a Topical Question.
1
John Robertson (Glasgow North West): If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
    (906708)
3
Sir Nick Harvey (North Devon):  
    (906710)
4
Christopher Pincher (Tamworth):  
    (906711)
5
Andrew George (St Ives):  
    (906712)
6
Pamela Nash (Airdrie and Shotts):  
    (906713)
7
Miss Anne McIntosh (Thirsk and Malton):  
    (906714)
8
Mr John Spellar (Warley):  
    (906715)
10
Mr William Bain (Glasgow North East):  
    (906717)

Questions for Written Answer

Notices given on Thursday 11 December

1
N
Iain Stewart (Milton Keynes South): To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the total additional premium funding paid to maintained schools to help pupils from families serving in the armed forces will be in 2014-15.
    (218361)
2
N
Iain Stewart (Milton Keynes South): To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of pupils were entered for GCSEs in all subjects comprising the English Baccalaureat in (a) 2009-10 and (b) 2013-14.
    (218362)

Notices given on Friday 12 December

1
N
Charlie Elphicke (Dover): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the annual saving to the Exchequer from the introduction of fees for (a) employment tribunals, (b) judicial review and (c) criminal courts.
    (218537)

Notices given on Monday 15 December

1
N
Paul Blomfield (Sheffield Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 11 December 2014 to Question 217684, how many employers have been fined for non-payment of the apprentice National Minimum Wage at the rate introduced in March 2014.
    (218677)
2
N
Paul Blomfield (Sheffield Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 11 December 2014 to Question 217684, how many of the 55 companies named for non-payment of the National Minimum Wage had underpaid apprentices; and how many of those 55 companies have been fined for non-payment of the apprentice National Minimum Wage.
    (218678)
3
N
Paul Blomfield (Sheffield Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 11 December 2014 to Question 217684, what (a) funding and (b) staffing has been allocated to enforcement of the apprentice National Minimum Wage.
    (218679)
4
N
Paul Blomfield (Sheffield Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 11 December 2014 to Question 217744, when his Department plans to write to level 2 and 3 apprenticeships in England informing them of their National Minimum Wage entitlement.
    (218767)
5
N
Helen Jones (Warrington North): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will take steps to ensure that interns used for full-time work are paid at least the National Minimum Wage; and if he will make a statement.
    (218759)
6
N
Greg Mulholland (Leeds North West): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will make it his policy to prohibit companies from requiring a supplier company to make a payment in order to join or to remain on that company's list of suppliers.
    (218825)
7
N
Greg Mulholland (Leeds North West): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment he has made of the implications of the practice of companies requiring a supplier company to make a payment in order to join or to remain on that company's list of suppliers on competition in the UK economy.
    (218826)
8
N
Steve Rotheram (Liverpool, Walton): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what meetings he has had with his ministerial colleagues on what steps to take in response to allegations that Scottish Power mis-sold cashback warranties in the 1990s.
    (218620)
9
N
Steve Rotheram (Liverpool, Walton): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how he plans to keep the people who lost money following the failure of firms involved in Scottish Power's cash back warranty scheme updated on progress on the review of whether there will be a further investigation of that matter.
    (218621)
10
N
Steve Rotheram (Liverpool, Walton): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, whether the Insolvency Service plans to conduct any inquiries under sections 432 or 447 of the Companies Act 1985 in the next six months.
    (218622)
11
N
Rushanara Ali (Bethnal Green and Bow): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what mechanisms his Department has put in place to ensure that all its polices are consistent with the UK's commitment to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
    (218683)
12
N
Stephen Barclay (North East Cambridgeshire): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many Kuwaiti nationals have been referred to HM Treasury's sanctions list in each of the last five years for which records are available.
    (218834)
13
N
Guto Bebb (Aberconwy): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assurances he has received that agreements between the individual banks and the Financial Conduct Authority in relation to the interest rate swap redress scheme were identical.
    (218632)
14
N
Guto Bebb (Aberconwy): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent discussions he has had with the Financial Conduct Authority on the potential fining of banks following the completion of the interest rate swap redress scheme.
    (218660)
15
N
Shabana Mahmood (Birmingham, Ladywood): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what average time was taken by HM Revenue and Customs to pre-approve transfer pricing arrangements in (a) 2010-11, (b) 2011-12, (c) 2012-13, (d) 2013-14 and (e) 2014-15 to date.
    (218609)
16
N
Shabana Mahmood (Birmingham, Ladywood): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many staff of each grade resigned from the Corporation Tax International and Stamps team of HM Revenue and Customs in (a) 2010-11, (b) 2011-12, (c) 2012-13, (d) 2013-14 and (e) 2014-15 to date.
    (218610)
17
N
Shabana Mahmood (Birmingham, Ladywood): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many staff of each grade worked in the Corporation Tax International and Stamps team of HM Revenue and Customs in (a) 2010-11, (b) 2011-12, (c) 2012-13, (d) 2013-14 and (e) 2014-15 to date.
    (218611)
18
N
Shabana Mahmood (Birmingham, Ladywood): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many staff at each grade worked in the Transfer Pricing Group of HM Revenue and Customs in (a) 2010-11, (b) 2011-12, (c) 2012-13, (d) 2013-14 and (e) 2014-15 to date.
    (218658)
19
N
Steve Rotheram (Liverpool, Walton): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the contribution by the Exchequer Secretary, of 4 December 2014, Official Report, column 518, on the FCA redress scheme, if he will investigate the case of the Flanagan Group in Liverpool, Walton constituency.
    (218619)
20
N
Hilary Benn (Leeds Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to recommendation (a) of the report of the National Audit Office entitled Financial sustainability of local authorities 2014, published in November 2014, if his Department will publish a real-terms series of change in individual local authority income since 2010-11.
    (218730)
21
N
Hilary Benn (Leeds Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to paragraph 2.42 of the Autumn Statement 2014, when he plans to launch the consultation on options for streamlining the process for selling on shared ownership properties.
    (218731)
22
N
Hilary Benn (Leeds Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to recommendation (c) of the report of the National Audit Office entitled Financial sustainability of local authorities 2014, published in November 2014, what steps he is taking to develop a clearer understanding of whether local authorities' funding is sufficient to support their core services.
    (218732)
23
N
Hilary Benn (Leeds Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to paragraphs 3.5 to 3.11 of the report of the National Audit Office entitled Financial sustainability of local authorities 2014, published in November 2014, what steps he is taking to improve understanding of the financial sustainability of local authorities and the extent to which they may be at risk of financial failure.
    (218733)
24
N
Hilary Benn (Leeds Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to paragraphs 3.13 to 3.20 of the report of the National Audit Office entitled Financial sustainability of local authorities 2014, published in November 2014, what steps he is taking to monitor the impact of funding decisions on local services in a co-ordinated way.
    (218734)
25
N
Tim Loughton (East Worthing and Shoreham): To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what the average cost per home was of rubbish bin collections in each local authority in each of the last three years.
    (218656)
26
N
Chris Bryant (Rhondda): To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 11 December 2014 to Question 217484, which Ministers in his Department have visited which foodbanks on what dates.
    (218652)
27
N
Chris Bryant (Rhondda): To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to paragraph 2.249 of the Autumn Statement 2014 (a) where and (b) when the Great Exhibition in the North will take place; with which organisations he plans to work to co-ordinate that Exhibition; what planning has taken place so far for that Exhibition; and whether the £1 million referred to in that Statement is in addition to or separate from previously announced amounts.
    (218653)
28
N
Chris Bryant (Rhondda): To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 15 October 2014 to Question 209987, in respect of how many of the 135 sites in acquisition stage have contracts been signed; what the value of those contracts is; and what the value of all the contracts that have been signed within the Mobile Infrastructure Project is.
    (218721)
29
N
Chris Bryant (Rhondda): To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many of the Phase 2 English project areas participating in the superfast broadband rollout programme in procurement have received bids or offers from suppliers other than BT.
    (218722)
30
N
Chris Bryant (Rhondda): To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how much BDUK paid Oxera to conduct a state aid evaluation of the National Broadband Scheme; how many full-time equivalent employees are working on that evaluation; how many representations Oxera received and from whom these representations were received; whether BDUK plans to publish those representations; and when BDUK plans to publish that evaluation.
    (218723)
31
N
Vernon Coaker (Gedling): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many aircraft of each type are in service in each branch of the armed forces; and where each such aircraft is based.
    (218827)
32
N
Vernon Coaker (Gedling): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what proportion of the Army's armoured fighting vehicles is available for urgent deployment.
    (218828)
33
N
Mr Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent steps he is taking to protect the Yazidi community in and around Mount Sinjar from ISIS; and if he will make a statement.
    (218837)
34
N
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South): To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what free school project applications have been withdrawn or cancelled; and what each application had spent on (a) property and planning, (b) technical and consultant and (c) legal fees before withdrawal or cancellation.
    (218726)
35
N
Kelvin Hopkins (Luton North): To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many 16 to 19 free schools have opened in 2014-15 to date; how many students those schools have recruited in that period; and when details of the capital funding of those schools will be published.
    (218840)
36
N
Tim Loughton (East Worthing and Shoreham): To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what her Department's financial commitment is to the Family, Drug and Alcohol Court project; and if she will make a statement.
  [R] (218666)
37
N
Tim Loughton (East Worthing and Shoreham): To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she is taking to increase the number of foster carers; and what recent estimate she has made of the number of foster carers required.
  [R] (218668)
38
N
Mr Ben Bradshaw (Exeter): To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent progress has been made on discussions of deep sea fishing at the Council of Ministers; and what steps she is taking to help bring those discussions to an early conclusion.
    (218839)
39
N
Mr Roger Godsiff (Birmingham, Hall Green): To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what research her Department has (a) conducted and (b) commissioned on how often using dogs to flush out foxes to be shot results in foxes being killed by the dogs rather than by shooting.
    (218626)
40
N
Mr Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury): To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when she plans to publish the Government's response to the consultation on Flood Insurance: regulations for the Flood Reinsurance Scheme, which closed on 16 September 2014.
    (218724)
41
 
Mr Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury): To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will take steps to ensure that parties who are to be excluded from the Flood Re scheme are given adequate time to respond to the proposals for that scheme; and if she will make a statement.
    (218725)
42
N
Richard Burden (Birmingham, Northfield): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the (a) human rights record of the government of Azerbaijan and (b) compatibility of that record with (i) membership of the EU and (ii) the European Convention of Human Rights.
    (218612)
43
N
Mr Frank Field (Birkenhead): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent reports he has received on the detention of Mr Biram Dah Abeid in Rosso, Mauritania on 11 November 2014.
    (218861)
44
N
Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, which human rights concerns he discussed with the Undersecretary at the Bahrain Ministry of Foreign Affairs during his visit to London in December 2014.
    (218819)
45
N
Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of changes in the human rights situation in Bahrain in the last six months.
    (218820)
46
N
Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what funding his Department provides for the promotion of human rights in Bahrain.
    (218821)
47
N
Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he plans to list Bahrain as a country of concern in his Department's next Human Rights and Democracy Report.
    (218822)
48
N
Debbie Abrahams (Oldham East and Saddleworth): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when the median wait from test request to test result was for (a) abdominal ultrasound, (b) flexi-sigmoidoscopy, (c) colonoscopy and (d) brain MRI in (i) all tests requested and (ii) GP-requested tests in the last year for which figures are available.
    (218769)
49
N
Debbie Abrahams (Oldham East and Saddleworth): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many patients requiring proton beam therapy were treated overseas in each of the last five years; and how many such patients were on the high priority list of cancers.
    (218823)
50
N
Debbie Abrahams (Oldham East and Saddleworth): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many fully functional linear accelerators were used for radiotherapy treatment in the NHS in England in each of the last 10 years; and how many fractions of such treatment NHS England delivered in that period.
    (218824)
51
N
Debbie Abrahams (Oldham East and Saddleworth): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many and what proportion of clinical commissioning groups have signed up to the five NHS Sign up to Safety pledges.
    (218857)
52
N
Rushanara Ali (Bethnal Green and Bow): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the potential costs of hepatitis C and the consequences of that disease to the NHS in the next 20 years.
    (218684)
53
N
Rushanara Ali (Bethnal Green and Bow): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps NHS England has taken to reduce the prevalence of hepatitis C.
    (218862)
54
N
Luciana Berger (Liverpool, Wavertree): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what funding has been agreed for the HIV prevention programme for how many years following the end of the current contract; on what basis the future of that programme was decided; what consultation process was undertaken; and if he will make a statement.
    (218755)
55
N
Luciana Berger (Liverpool, Wavertree): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of people in England referred for talking therapies for treatment of depression and anxiety started their treatment within (a) six and (b) 18 weeks in the last (i) quarter and (ii) year for which information is available.
    (218756)
56
N
Luciana Berger (Liverpool, Wavertree): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many Tier 4 child and adolescent mental health services beds there were in England in each of the last five years.
    (218757)
57
N
Luciana Berger (Liverpool, Wavertree): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of people in England referred for Early Intervention in Psychosis services received help within two weeks of being referred in the last (a) quarter and (b) year for which information is available.
    (218758)
58
N
Luciana Berger (Liverpool, Wavertree): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many children and young people have accessed NHS child and adolescent mental health services in England in each of the last five years.
    (218860)
59
N
Mr David Blunkett (Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 11 December 2014 to Question 217647, if he will direct the Care Quality Commission to engage people with recent primary care experience in analytical processing under the heading of Intelligent Monitoring.
    (218682)
60
N
Alex Cunningham (Stockton North): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much of the the Nursing and Midwifery Technology Fund (a) has already been allocated and (b) he plans to allocate in future years.
    (218628)
61
N
Nick de Bois (Enfield North): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the number of London Ambulance Service front-line staff in (a) London and (b) Enfield; and how many front-line staff there were in (i) each of the last five years and (ii) 2014 to date.
    (218654)
62
N
Mr Roger Godsiff (Birmingham, Hall Green): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, which board members of each clinical commissioning group have a financial interest in healthcare providers.
    (218627)
63
N
Andrew Gwynne (Denton and Reddish): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much each commissioning support unit received in income from clinical commissioning groups since 2013-14.
    (218829)
64
N
Andrew Gwynne (Denton and Reddish): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the ratio of (a) acute, elderly and general nurses to acute, elderly and general nurses health care assistants and (b) all qualified nurses to health care assistants was in each year since 2009-10.
    (218830)
65
N
Andrew Gwynne (Denton and Reddish): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average wait from referral to treatment is for patients categorised as urgent who are not on the two-week cancer pathway.
    (218831)
66
N
Andrew Gwynne (Denton and Reddish): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many individual funding requests have been made to NHS England in each month since April 2013; and how many have of those been refused.
    (218832)
67
N
Andrew Gwynne (Denton and Reddish): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much his Department spent on parenting programmes in England in (a) cash and (b) real terms in each of the last five years.
    (218858)
68
N
Cathy Jamieson (Kilmarnock and Loudoun): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 15 December 2014 to Question 217880, if he will estimate the number of patients with bladder cancer who have had treatment delayed due to a shortage of Bacillus Calmette-Guérin drugs, including OncoTICE.
    (218859)
69
N
Dan Jarvis (Barnsley Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he has had with clinicians about how to improve the uptake of clinically and cost-effective off-patent drugs outside their licensed indications.
    (218685)
70
N
Dan Jarvis (Barnsley Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will develop a strategy and workplan with targets for increasing the use of off-label medicines.
    (218686)
71
N
Dan Jarvis (Barnsley Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he has had with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) associates network about how to remove barriers to implementing NICE familial breast cancer guidance on the use of tamoxifen and raloxifene for women at high risk of breast cancer.
    (218687)
72
N
Liz Kendall (Leicester West): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much the Government spent in (a) cash terms, (b) real terms and (c) per person in (i) cash and (ii) real terms on older people's social care in England in each of the last five years.
    (218680)
73
N
Liz Kendall (Leicester West): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much the Government spent in (a) cash terms, (b) real terms and (c) per person in (i) cash and (ii) real terms on social care in England in each of the last five years.
    (218681)
74
N
Caroline Lucas (Brighton, Pavilion): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, on what date he plans to lay regulatory proposals before the House to legislate for the standardised packaging of tobacco.
    (218766)
75
N
Catherine McKinnell (Newcastle upon Tyne North): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 5 December 2014 to Question 216943, whether the statement that off-patent drugs are widely used in the NHS refers to the use of off-patent drugs outside of their licensed indications.
    (218728)
76
N
Catherine McKinnell (Newcastle upon Tyne North): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 5 December 2014 to Question 216943, whether he plans to include issues related to off-patent drugs in the Innovative Medicines and MedTech Review.
    (218729)
77
N
Chi Onwurah (Newcastle upon Tyne Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much of the funding allocated to the Integrated Digital Care Technology Fund was disbursed in (a) 2013-14 and (b) 2014-15; and how much funding has been so allocated for 2015-16.
    (218631)
78
N
Andrew Percy (Brigg and Goole): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effect of re-evaluating the Cancer Drugs Fund list on breast cancer patients.
    (218764)
79
N
Mr Dominic Raab (Esher and Walton): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of agreement on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership on (a) service delivery and (b) costs in the NHS.
    (218765)
80
N
Mr Jamie Reed (Copeland): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many cataract operations were performed in NHS hospitals in each year since 2009-10.
    (218835)
81
N
Mr Jamie Reed (Copeland): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the budget of (a) Monitor and (b) the Trust Development Authority was in each of the last five years.
    (218849)
82
N
Mr Jamie Reed (Copeland): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the cost per head of the NHS in (a) cash and (b) real terms was in England in each of the last 15 years.
    (218850)
83
N
Mr Jamie Reed (Copeland): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much was spent on out-of-hours services in (a) cash and (b) real terms in each of the last five years.
    (218851)
84
N
Mr Steve Reed (Croydon North): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has spent on its website in the last three years.
    (218623)
85
N
Mr Steve Reed (Croydon North): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, which Ministers in his Department have been allocated government cars; and what the shortest journey made by each such Minister in a government car was in each of the last two years.
    (218624)
86
N
Steve Rotheram (Liverpool, Walton): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much his Department and its agencies and non-departmental public bodies plan to spend on Christmas (a) cards, (b) postage, (c) parties and (d) decorations and trees in 2014.
    (218618)
87
N
Mr Graham Brady (Altrincham and Sale West): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 15 December 2014 to Question 218042, how many and what proportion of candidates took their English language tests online in each country in each of the last five years.
    (218716)
88
N
Mr Graham Brady (Altrincham and Sale West): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 15 December 2014 to Question 218042, what licences were awarded to which companies testing English language skills in connection with visa applications for travel to the UK in the last five years.
    (218717)
89
N
Mr Graham Brady (Altrincham and Sale West): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 15 December 2014 to Question 218042, what steps her Department takes to ensure that the candidate sitting a test online is the same person who completed the secure online verification process.
    (218718)
90
N
Mr Graham Brady (Altrincham and Sale West): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 15 December 2014 to Question 218042, how many concerns regarding fraud or abuse in relation to English language testing were reported to her Department by English language testing providers in each country in each of the last five years.
    (218719)
91
N
Mr Graham Brady (Altrincham and Sale West): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 15 December 2014 to Question 218042, how many cases of fraud or abuse in relation to English language testing have been identified in each country in each of the last five years; and what proportion such cases were of the total number sitting those tests in each country.
    (218720)
92
N
Jack Dromey (Birmingham, Erdington): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Criminal Finances Improvement Plan 2014, what steps she is taking to work with the private sector to maximise asset recovery.
    (218614)
93
N
Jack Dromey (Birmingham, Erdington): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Criminal Finances Improvement Plan 2014, what steps she is taking to strengthen her Department's ability to recover assets hidden overseas.
    (218615)
94
N
Dr Julian Huppert (Cambridge): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what controls there are on the sale of crossbows.
    (218630)
95
N
Helen Jones (Warrington North): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, which police forces have reviewed all rape reports classified as no crime since the publication of HMIC's report on crime data integrity; how far back each such review went; and how many cases were re-classified as a result.
    (218760)
96
N
Mr Dominic Raab (Esher and Walton): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many front-line staff are employed at the UK border; and what the annual cost to the public purse is of such staff.
    (218616)
97
N
Sir Nicholas Soames (Mid Sussex): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will introduce legislative proposals to prevent anyone who has entered or stayed illegally in the UK being granted British citizenship.
    (218768)
98
N
Gavin Shuker (Luton South): To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 5 December 2014 to Question 216932, whether any other departments contributed to the costs of holding the DfID Direct Roadshows.
    (218649)
99
N
Gavin Shuker (Luton South): To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 5 December 2014 to Question 216932, what venues were used for the DfID Direct Roadshows; and what the market value is of the cost of hiring each such venue for an event.
    (218650)
100
N
Gavin Shuker (Luton South): To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 5 December 2014 to Question 216932, what publicity material was produced for the DfID Direct Roadshows.
    (218651)
101
N
Gavin Shuker (Luton South): To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what projects the Strengthening Humanitarian Preparedness in High Risk Contexts programme has established in the Philippines; and what the (a) outputs and (b) outcomes of those projects has been to date.
    (218669)
102
N
Gavin Shuker (Luton South): To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what proportion of the funding for the Strengthening Humanitarian Preparedness in High Risk Contexts programme was allocated to the Philippines.
    (218670)
103
N
Dan Jarvis (Barnsley Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many of those imprisoned under an indeterminate sentence of imprisonment for public protection have been released on licence in each year since May 2010.
    (218657)
104
N
Sadiq Khan (Tooting): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether Just Solutions International is a contractor or a sub-contractor in the current electronic monitoring contract.
    (218852)
105
N
Tim Loughton (East Worthing and Shoreham): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the effects of Parental Alienation Syndrome on family breakdowns; and what plans he has to issue guidance or bring forward legislative proposals to deal with that syndrome and its effects.
  [R] (218665)
106
N
Catherine McKinnell (Newcastle upon Tyne North): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, when he plans to answer Question 215901, tabled on 25 November 2014; and what the reasons are for the time taken to answer that Question.
    (218674)
107
N
Bridget Phillipson (Houghton and Sunderland South): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 25 November 2014 to Question 215302, whether he plans to commission external (a) consultants and (b) accountants to plan the five year investment.
    (218841)
108
N
Joan Walley (Stoke-on-Trent North): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what plans he has and in what time frame to digitise (a) records from North Staffordshire and Newcastle Manor Copy Rolls and (b) other records in the National Archive; and if he will make a statement.
    (218838)
109
N
Richard Burden (Birmingham, Northfield): To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what assessment she has made of the adequacy of the resources of the Police Service of Northern Ireland to maintain security and police terrorism.
    (218735)
110
N
Sadiq Khan (Tooting): To ask the hon. Member for South West Devon, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, how many Electoral Registration Officers failed to meet (a) one, (b) two, (c) three, (d) four, (e) five or (f) more than five of the Electoral Commission's performance standards in each year since 2008.
    (218853)
111
N
Richard Burden (Birmingham, Northfield): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much his Department has budgeted for initiatives to increase the number of journeys made on foot in each of the next five years.
    (218613)
112
N
Richard Burden (Birmingham, Northfield): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the sources of funding available are for promoting journeys made on foot from (a) the Government, (b) local authorities and (c) other sources in each of the last five years.
    (218655)
113
N
Mr Gordon Marsden (Blackpool South): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with representatives of (a) National Air Traffic Services (NATS) and (b) the Civil Aviation Authority about the resources needed by NATS for a resilient and effective national air traffic control system since 2012.
    (218854)
114
N
Mr Gordon Marsden (Blackpool South): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with representatives of (a) National Air Traffic Services (NATS) and (b) the Civil Aviation Authority about the effectiveness of IT systems used by NATS following the operational difficulties experienced on 7 December 2013.
    (218855)
115
N
Mr Gordon Marsden (Blackpool South): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he and officials in his Department have had with National Air Traffic Services (NATS) and the Civil Aviation Authority on the upgrade programme to enhance air traffic capacity and the implications for continuing reliability of NATS operations day-to-day while it is implemented in the last 12 months.
    (218856)
116
N
Mr Dominic Raab (Esher and Walton): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the cost to the public purse of the English National Concessionary Travel Scheme has been in each of the last five years.
    (218617)
117
N
Ms Harriet Harman (Camberwell and Peckham): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people with mental health conditions in the London Borough of Southwark have had sanctions imposed on their benefits when claiming for (a) jobseeker's allowance and (b) employment and support allowance in the last 12 months.
    (218659)
118
N
Dan Jarvis (Barnsley Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of people who waited longer than five days between their benefit application and a decision on their application in each year since May 2010.
    (218629)
119
N
Pamela Nash (Airdrie and Shotts): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Answer of 4 October 2013, Official Report, column 487W, how many former Remploy workers are now in employment.
    (218625)
120
N
Pamela Nash (Airdrie and Shotts): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what amount is outstanding in child maintenance arrears in (a) Airdrie and Shotts constituency and (b) Scotland.
    (218688)
121
N
Pamela Nash (Airdrie and Shotts): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many liability orders for oustanding child maintenance arrears have been issued to non-resident parents in each of the last four years for which figures are available in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland, (c) Wales, (d) England, (e) Northern Ireland, (f) each local authority area and (g) each Parliamentary constituency.
    (218761)
122
N
Pamela Nash (Airdrie and Shotts): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of paupers' funerals in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland, (c) Wales, (d) England and (e) Northern Ireland in each of the last four years for which figures are available.
    (218762)
123
N
Pamela Nash (Airdrie and Shotts): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what is the average time taken to process an application for funeral expenses from the Social Fund from application submission to decision in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland, (c) Wales, (d) England, (e) Northern Ireland in each of the last four years for which figures are available.
    (218763)
124
N
Mr Mike Weir (Angus): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the proportion of people who will reach state pension age in the 12 months from the commencement of the single tier pension who will be eligible to receive state pension at the full rate.
    (218675)
125
N
Mr Mike Weir (Angus): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the proportion of people who will reach state pension age in the 12 months from the commencement date of the single tier pension who will receive a reduced pension as a result of (a) having made reduced National Insurance contributions as a consequence of contracting out of (i) SERPS or (ii) 2SP and (b) failure to attain the qualifying threshold of a contribution record of 35 years.
    (218676)

Notices given on Tuesday 16 December

1
N
Robert Flello (Stoke-on-Trent South): To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what steps he is taking to help households with energy bills.
[Question Unstarred]   (906711)
2
N
Jesse Norman (Hereford and South Herefordshire): To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what steps he is taking to support community energy schemes.
[Question Unstarred]   (906726)
3
N
Stephen Barclay (North East Cambridgeshire): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the savings from legal aid reform and legal aid transformation in 2014-15.
[Transferred]   (218833)
4
N
Dr Julian Huppert (Cambridge): To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, what steps he is taking to ensure that individual voter registration does not make it harder for transgender people to register to vote.
[Transferred]   (218836)
5
N
Tim Loughton (East Worthing and Shoreham): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the effects of Parental Alienation Syndrome on families; and what plans he has to issue guidance or being forward legislative proposals to deal with those effects.
[Transferred] [R] (218667)
6
 
Jonathan Ashworth (Leicester South): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, which (a) individuals, (b) companies and (c) other organisations receive Christmas cards from his Department.
    (218987)
7
 
Steve Baker (Wycombe): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate he has made of the costs to small and medium-sized businesses of the practice whereby companies require a supplier company to make a payment in order to join or to remain on that company's list of suppliers.
    (218934)
8
 
Jonathan Ashworth (Leicester South): To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, which (a) individuals, (b) companies and (c) other organisations receive Christmas cards from his Department.
    (218988)
9
 
Jonathan Ashworth (Leicester South): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, which (a) individuals, (b) companies and (c) other organisations receive Christmas cards from his Department.
    (219003)
10
 
Richard Fuller (Bedford): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 22 October 2014 to Question 210848, if he will publish the criteria used by HM Revenue and Customs to determine whether payment of a debt should be pursued even when a case has been accepted for investigation by the Adjudicator.
    (218974)
11
 
George Hollingbery (Meon Valley): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the overall budget for the Care First programme was in each year of that programme.
    (218921)
12
 
Mrs Anne Main (St Albans): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, under what stamp duty category will land be sold if planning permission has been granted for both commercial and residential properties.
    (218981)
13
 
Mrs Anne Main (St Albans): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the new rates of stamp duty and under what category land will be sold if planning permission has been granted for both commercial and residential purposes.
    (219042)
14
 
Pamela Nash (Airdrie and Shotts): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much was overpaid in child and working tax credit because of error by offocials in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland, (c) England, (d) Wales and (e) Northern Ireland in each of the last four years for which records are available.
    (218880)
15
 
Toby Perkins (Chesterfield): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to ensure that overseas retailers trading online stock which is located in the UK pay the appropriate level of VAT.
    (218877)
16
 
Toby Perkins (Chesterfield): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will take steps to ensure that all online retailers trading on eBay in the UK display VAT numbers.
    (218935)
17
 
Stephen Phillips (Sleaford and North Hykeham): To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with the European Commission on budgetary prudence with regards to EU staff pay and pensions.
    (218976)
18
 
Jonathan Ashworth (Leicester South): To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, which (a) individuals, (b) companies and (c) other organisations receive Christmas cards from his Department.
    (218989)
19
 
John Hemming (Birmingham, Yardley): To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, when and by what process a decision will be made on whether to reduce the number of elections held for Birmingham City Council.
    (218881)
20
 
Dr Matthew Offord (Hendon): To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what guidance his Department has published to assist local authorities to reduce waste and make savings rather than cutting frontline services.
    (218982)
21
 
Mr John Spellar (Warley): To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, when he will reply to the letter of 31 October 2014 from the hon. Member for Warley about compulsory purchase orders.
    (218975)
22
 
Jonathan Ashworth (Leicester South): To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, which (a) individuals, (b) companies and (c) other organisations receive Christmas cards from his Department.
    (218990)
23
 
Mr James Arbuthnot (North East Hampshire): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what consideration has been given to different future requirements for waterproofs of the army and of the Royal Navy and RAF; and if he will make a statement.
    (218922)
24
 
Mr James Arbuthnot (North East Hampshire): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether waterproofs procured under the Taped Seam Contract will be designed to be worn under or over body armour.
    (218923)
25
 
Mr James Arbuthnot (North East Hampshire): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what specifications the Taped Seam Contract will set out for future waterproofs; and if he will make a statement.
    (218924)
26
 
Mr James Arbuthnot (North East Hampshire): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether Defence Equipment and Support plans to include a requirement for flame retardancy in future waterproof garments under the next Taped Seam Contract.
    (218931)
27
 
Mr James Arbuthnot (North East Hampshire): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether Defence Equipment and Support plans to include a requirement for chemical and biological protection in future waterproof garments under the next Taped Seam Contract.
    (218932)
28
 
Mr James Arbuthnot (North East Hampshire): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what comparative assessment his Department has made of the future waterproofing requirements of the armed forces of (a) the UK and (b) other NATO member states; and if he will make a statement.
    (218933)
29
 
Jonathan Ashworth (Leicester South): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, which (a) individuals, (b) companies and (c) other organisations receive Christmas cards from his Department.
    (218991)
30
 
Angus Robertson (Moray): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, on how many occasions the Government has received a request for assistance from a neighbouring state in accordance with sections 3.1 of the International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue since 8 November 2013; and which search and rescue assets provided assistance on each such occasion.
    (219035)
31
 
Angus Robertson (Moray): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many times his Department has provided top-cover fixed wing search and rescue assets for a search and rescue mission since 8 November 2013; and which aircraft were used in each case.
    (219036)
32
 
Angus Robertson (Moray): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many rescues were co-ordinated by the Aeronautical Rescue and Coordination Centre in each of the last three years.
    (219037)
33
 
Angus Robertson (Moray): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will estimate how much has been spent by his Department on training the Iraqi Armed Forces since 2003.
    (219039)
34
 
Angus Robertson (Moray): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will place a copy of his Department's document entitled Combined Seapower: A Shared Vision for Royal Navy-United States Cooperation in the Library.
    (219040)
35
 
Angus Robertson (Moray): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to his Department's Combined Seapower: A Shared Vision for Royal Navy-United States Cooperation, how the Royal Navy and the United States Navy will conduct (a) combined aircraft carrier operations and (b) force and capability planning.
    (219041)
36
 
Jonathan Ashworth (Leicester South): To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, which (a) individuals, (b) companies and (c) other organisations receive Christmas cards from his Office.
    (218992)
37
 
Andy Burnham (Leigh): To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, whether he, his advisers or anyone in his Office was (a) copied into any submission on and (b) involved in any discussions on the franchising process of Hinchingbrooke Hospital between May 2010 and December 2011.
    (218864)
38
 
Debbie Abrahams (Oldham East and Saddleworth): To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many chemistry teachers in each parliamentary constituency in Greater Manchester have a chemistry degree.
    (218918)
39
 
Debbie Abrahams (Oldham East and Saddleworth): To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many primary school teachers in each parliamentary constituency in Greater Manchester have a science degree.
    (218919)
40
 
Jonathan Ashworth (Leicester South): To ask the Secretary of State for Education, which (a) individuals, (b) companies and (c) other organisations receive Christmas cards from her Department.
    (218993)
41
 
Stephen Lloyd (Eastbourne): To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many applicants there were for the position of the new Ofsted lead subject inspector for religious education.
    (218937)
42
 
Stephen Lloyd (Eastbourne): To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what criteria the lead subject inspector uses to assess the teaching of religious education in schools.
    (218938)
43
 
Stephen Lloyd (Eastbourne): To ask the Secretary of State for Education, who has held the responsibilities of the lead support inspector for religious education since the departure of the previous occupant of that post.
    (218939)
44
 
Stephen Lloyd (Eastbourne): To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when the new Ofsted lead subject inspector for religious education will be appointed.
    (218940)
45
 
Stephen Lloyd (Eastbourne): To ask the Secretary of State for Education, for how long the post of lead subject leaders for (a) mathematics, (b) English, (c) geography and (d) history has been vacant.
    (218942)
46
 
Mr Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury): To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she is taking to enable schools to run on solar power; and if she will make a statement.
    (218874)
47
 
Jonathan Ashworth (Leicester South): To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, which (a) individuals, (b) companies and (c) other organisations receive Christmas cards from his Department.
    (218994)
48
 
Katy Clark (North Ayrshire and Arran): To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what assessment he has made of the performance of the My Energy Credit scheme.
    (218927)
49
 
Mr David Hanson (Delyn): To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what recent estimate he has made of the number of (a) domestic and (b)commercial properties that use LED lighting.
    (218973)
50
 
Jonathan Ashworth (Leicester South): To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, which (a) individuals, (b) companies and (c) other organisations receive Christmas cards from her Department.
    (218995)
51
 
Mr Nicholas Brown (Newcastle upon Tyne East): To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment she has made of the level of compliance by puppy farms with regulations relating to the breeding and sale of puppies.
    (218917)
52
 
David Morris (Morecambe and Lunesdale): To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the progress of the project to extend the Yorkshire Dales National Park to the North of Cowan Bridge; and what estimate she has made of how long that project will take.
    (218983)
53
 
Jim Shannon (Strangford): To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she plans to take in response to Resolution 11.15 on the use of lead shot adopted by the 11th meeting of the Congress of Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals.
    (218889)
54
 
Jonathan Ashworth (Leicester South): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, which (a) individuals, (b) companies and (c) other organisations receive Christmas cards from his Department.
    (218996)
55
 
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (The Cotswolds): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions the British Embassy in Pyongyang has had with DPRK officials on reports to the UN Commission of Inquiry of widespread use of sexual violence against women within the Workers' Party of Korea, the Government of the DPRK and the Korean People's Army.
    (219046)
56
 
Stephen Phillips (Sleaford and North Hykeham): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of restrictive measures against the regime in Zimbabwe imposed by the EU.
    (218977)
57
 
Stephen Phillips (Sleaford and North Hykeham): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent reports he has received on corruption in EULEX Kosovo.
    (218978)
58
 
Stephen Phillips (Sleaford and North Hykeham): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the security situation along the Libyan border.
    (218979)
59
 
Stephen Phillips (Sleaford and North Hykeham): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what support the UK is providing to the Libyan government to improve border security in that country.
    (218980)
60
 
Mr Frank Roy (Motherwell and Wishaw): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how much the Government has contributed to reviving local governance and administration in Syria in the last 12 months.
    (218875)
61
 
Jim Shannon (Strangford): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the Kenyan government about the massacre of bus passengers on 22 November 2014.
    (218886)
62
 
Jonathan Ashworth (Leicester South): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, which (a) individuals, (b) companies and (c) other organisations receive Christmas cards from his Department.
    (218997)
63
 
Mr Ben Bradshaw (Exeter): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many adult mental health patients in Devon have been transferred out of the area in each of the last five years.
    (218866)
64
 
Mr Ben Bradshaw (Exeter): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much the NHS has paid for adult patients referred to psychiatric intensive care beds out of the Devon Partnership Trust area in each of the last five years.
    (218867)
65
 
Mr Ben Bradshaw (Exeter): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many adult patients in Devon have been referred to psychiatric intensive care beds out of the area in each of the last five years.
    (218868)
66
 
Mr Ben Bradshaw (Exeter): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many adult mental health beds have been available in the Devon Partnership Trust area in each of the last five years.
    (218869)
67
 
Mr Ben Bradshaw (Exeter): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many adult psychiatric intensive care beds were available in the Devon Partnership Trust area in each of the last five years.
    (218870)
68
 
Annette Brooke (Mid Dorset and North Poole): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what representations he has received on the provision of psychiatric inpatient beds for people with learning disabilities in Dorset.
    (218878)
69
 
Andy Burnham (Leigh): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much was spent in (a) cash and (b) real terms on child and adolescent mental health services per young person in England in each of the last five years.
    (218865)
70
 
Andy Burnham (Leigh): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much was spent in (a) cash and (b) real terms on mental health services per head of population in England in each of the last five years.
    (218879)
71
 
Mr Tom Clarke (Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many NHS Foundation Trusts with self-certified to monitor in their quarterly return for January to March 2014 are not compliant with the criteria in the monitor risk assessment framework, relating to meeting health needs of people with a learning disability.
    (219034)
72
 
Kate Green (Stretford and Urmston): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent assessment he has made of the existence of viable research proposals on the treatment, alleviation and prevention of mesothelioma; and if he will make a statement.
    (218871)
73
 
Stephen Lloyd (Eastbourne): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent discussions (a) his Department and (b) NHS England have had on the exclusion of indicators measuring over 75 mortality rates in the NHS Outcomes Framework.
    (218941)
74
 
Jason McCartney (Colne Valley): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 10 December 2014 to Question 217116, which clinical commissioning groups were consulted about the proposed changes to the commissioning of renal services; and in what form such consultation took place.
    (218930)
75
 
Jim Shannon (Strangford): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he has had with the Royal colleges about the use of MPDL3280A for gall bladder tumours.
    (218882)
76
 
Jim Shannon (Strangford): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to promote smear tests for young women; and what estimate he has made of the number of young women who died of cancer who had not had a smear test in the last five years.
    (218883)
77
 
Jim Shannon (Strangford): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent steps he has taken to reduce the consumption of alcohol.
    (218884)
78
 
Jim Shannon (Strangford): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he has had with the Royal colleges and the Alzheimer's Society about DNA and memory loss and the prospects for reducing the incidence of Alzheimer's.
    (218885)
79
 
Jim Shannon (Strangford): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to ensure the availability of sensor badges to monitor the vital signs of patients on the NHS.
    (218887)
80
 
Jim Shannon (Strangford): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of people in the UK with migraine; and what the age range of those people is.
    (218888)
81
 
Mr Virendra Sharma (Ealing, Southall): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what data sources Health Education England uses to inform its commissioning of training places for allied health professionals.
    (218920)
82
 
Mr Virendra Sharma (Ealing, Southall): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many allied health professionals are working in the public sector; and if he will estimate the number of allied health professionals working in (a) the private sector, (b) the third sector, (c) local authorities and (d) schools.
    (218928)
83
 
Mr Virendra Sharma (Ealing, Southall): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many allied health professionals providing NHS services are employed by (a) private and (b) voluntary sector organisations.
    (218929)
84
 
Debbie Abrahams (Oldham East and Saddleworth): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what proportion of Prevent strategy funding will be used in (a) schools, (b) colleges and (c) universities in the next financial year.
    (218925)
85
 
Debbie Abrahams (Oldham East and Saddleworth): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what funding the Government has allocated to the Prevent strategy for (a) 2013-14, (b) 2014-15 and (c) 2015-16.
    (218926)
86
 
Jonathan Ashworth (Leicester South): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, which (a) individuals, (b) companies and (c) other organisations receive Christmas cards from her Department.
    (218998)
87
 
Jim Fitzpatrick (Poplar and Limehouse): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she has taken to incorporate the conclusions of the document, UK commitment to action on illegal wildlife trade, published in February 2014 into the Serious Organised Crime Strategy.
    (218936)
88
 
Paul Flynn (Newport West): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether any officials of her Department, British Officials acting on behalf of the Government of British Diplomats in the US requested that US Senate Committee on Intelligence should redact any part of its report on the US Central Intelligence Agency's Detention and Interrogation Program that potentially could compromise UK national security interests.
    (219033)
89
 
Mr David Hanson (Delyn): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many applicants were granted British citizenship who had previously absconded from immigration detention in the UK.
    (218985)
90
 
Toby Perkins (Chesterfield): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many cases of phishing there have been in each of the last five years.
    (218876)
91
 
Mr Andrew Turner (Isle of Wight): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people successfully applied for UK citizenship in each of the last five years; how many applications for citizenship in that time have been rejected; and how many people's applications for citizenship are pending.
    (218986)
92
 
Jonathan Ashworth (Leicester South): To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, which (a) individuals, (b) companies and (c) other organisations receive Christmas cards from her Department.
    (218999)
93
 
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (The Cotswolds): To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if she Department will consider funding non-United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees programmes that support trafficked and abused North Korean women in China.
    (219032)
94
 
Jonathan Ashworth (Leicester South): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, which (a) individuals, (b) companies and (c) other organisations receive Christmas cards from his Department.
    (219000)
95
 
Dr Matthew Offord (Hendon): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what guidance his Department issues to local authorities to ensure they understand their powers to remove unauthorised encampments.
    (219043)
96
 
Dr Matthew Offord (Hendon): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what discussions his Department has had with the Crown Prosecution Service on ensuring that prosecutions are made under squatting legislation.
    (219044)
97
 
Dr Matthew Offord (Hendon): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment the Department has made of the prevalence of the use of pre-emptive injunctions to protect land from unauthorised encampments.
    (219045)
98
 
Mr Andy Slaughter (Hammersmith): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent representations the Minister has received on his policy on insolvency litigation.
    (218984)
99
 
Jonathan Ashworth (Leicester South): To ask the Prime Minister, which (a) individuals, (b) companies and (c) other organisations receive Christmas cards from No. 10 Downing Street.
    (219001)
100
 
Jonathan Ashworth (Leicester South): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, which (a) individuals, (b) companies and (c) other organisations receive Christmas cards from his Department.
    (219002)
101
 
Angus Robertson (Moray): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assets he has designated for search and rescue under section 2.5 of Annex 12 of the Convention on International Civil Aviation; and where each is located.
    (219038)
102
 
Richard Fuller (Bedford): To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, with reference to the document entitled, Caste Legislation introduction programme and timetable, published in July 2013, for what reasons the draft order has not yet been published for consultation.
    (218972)
103
 
Jonathan Ashworth (Leicester South): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, which (a) individuals, (b) companies and (c) other organisations receive Christmas cards from his Department.
    (219004)
104
 
Kate Green (Stretford and Urmston): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what amount has been taken from the benefits recovered by the Compensation Recoveries Unit to subsidise the cost of the levy under the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payments scheme in the first year of its operation.
    (218872)
105
 
Kate Green (Stretford and Urmston): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reason the Minister imposed a levy under the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payments scheme on relevant insurers at 2.2 per cent of the gross written premiums for employers liability insurance policies and not three per cent as anticipated.
    (218873)
106
 
Dr Eilidh Whiteford (Banff and Buchan): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether the Access to Work Workplace Mental Health Support Service is currently operating at maximum capacity of its budget; and what further steps he plans to take to ensure that that service meets the needs of people with mental health problems.
    (218916)

Monday 5 January  

Questions for Written Answer

Notices given on Monday 15 December

1
N
Karen Lumley (Redditch): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Individual Funding Request process for cancer medicines.
    (218689)
2
N
Karen Lumley (Redditch): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of Individual Funding Requests for cancer medicines were approved in (a) 2011-12, (b) 2012-13 and (c) 2013-14.
    (218736)
3
N
Mr David Blunkett (Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 8 December 2014 to Question 216761, what assessment he has made of the effect on Northern Rail of Government plans for the TransPennine Express franchising process.
    (218863)

Notices given on Tuesday 16 December

1
N
Dr Julian Huppert (Cambridge): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps he is taking to protect the independence of the Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office.
    (219030)
2
N
Sir Peter Luff (Mid Worcestershire): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment he has made of the time taken by BT Openreach to provide for the connection of new housing developments to telephone services.
    (219008)
3
N
Chi Onwurah (Newcastle upon Tyne Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what progress he has made on promoting Level 3 Building Information Modelling; and if he will make a statement.
    (218904)
4
N
Chi Onwurah (Newcastle upon Tyne Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what guidance he issues for companies on what health and safety data they should publish.
    (218907)
5
N
Hilary Benn (Leeds Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 15 December 2014, Official Report, column 1116, when he plans to issue a Written Statement on radicalisation.
    (219023)
6
N
Hilary Benn (Leeds Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Oral Answer of 15 December 2014, Official Report, column 1116, which groups in East London, East Birmingham and along the M62 Corridor his Department is working with.
    (219024)
7
N
Hilary Benn (Leeds Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 15 December 2014, Official Report, column 1116, what the (a) name is of and (b) amounts of money received by each of the integration projects funded by the £45 million spent by his Department since 2010.
    (219025)
8
N
Hilary Benn (Leeds Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to the Answer of 15 December 2014, Official Report, column 1116, what (a) the name is of and (b) amount of money is received by each of the 29 projects his Department is supporting in 2014.
    (219026)
9
N
Hilary Benn (Leeds Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to the Recommendation on page 11 of the report of the National Audit Office entitled, financial sustainability of local authorities, published on 19 November 2014, HC 783, what steps his Department is taking to strengthen its processes for assessing local authority funding requirements at future spending reviews.
    (219027)
10
N
Sir Oliver Heald (North East Hertfordshire): To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 10 December 2014 to Quesiton 217113, when data on how many small firms and shops in each local authority will benefit from reductions in business rates in 2015-16 will be available; and if he will make a statement.
    (218966)
11
N
John Healey (Wentworth and Dearne): To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the cost of the independent inspection of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council headed by Louise Casey CB; and what he expects the contribution to those costs will be from (a) his Department, (b) Rotherham Council and (c) other sources.
    (218893)
12
N
Helen Jones (Warrington North): To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many non-frontline roles are currently available in (a) Warrington and (b) Cheshire for firefighters who cannot meet fitness requirements for reasons beyond their control.
    (218897)
13
N
Jeremy Corbyn (Islington North): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what involvement his Department has had in the negotiations between Ascent Flight Training, comprising Lockhead Martin and Babcock, and the Elbit Systems and KBR Affinity Team to provide fixed-wing aircraft training under the UK Military Flying Training Systems programme; when those negotiations are likely to be completed; how long he plans the contract for that training to last; and if he will make a statement.
    (219019)
14
N
Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East): To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, whether he raised human rights issues in relation to sexual violence against women with President Juan Manuel Santos in (a) Bogotá and (b) London; and if he will make a statement.
    (219020)
15
N
Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East): To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, whether he raised human rights issues in relation to military justice, land rights and risks faced by human rights defenders with President Juan Manuel Santos in (a) Bogotá and (b) London; and if he will make a statement.
    (219021)
16
N
Chi Onwurah (Newcastle upon Tyne Central): To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, what progress he has made on TechNorth; and if he will make a statement.
    (218906)
17
N
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South): To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will publish guidance on how to promote British values in school and ensure that traditional faith teaching is not considered extremism.
    (219014)
18
N
Nic Dakin (Scunthorpe): To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many complaints have been (a) made and (b) upheld about individual inspections in (i) early years provision, (ii) primary schools, (iii) secondary schools, (iv) sixth form colleges and (v) further education colleges in the last three academic years.
    (218891)
19
N
Seema Malhotra (Feltham and Heston): To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children of each (a) gender and (b) school year group have been removed from the school roll in each of the last three years.
    (218900)
20
N
Seema Malhotra (Feltham and Heston): To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate she has made of the proportion of reported bullying incidents in schools that was (a) homophobic and (b) sexual bullying in each of the last three years.
    (218902)
21
N
Lady Hermon (North Down): To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland on the possibility of making the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund available to householders in Northern Ireland; and if he will make a statement.
    (219048)
22
N
Mr Jamie Reed (Copeland): To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what steps his Department is taking to prevent a skills shortage in the nuclear sector.
    (218943)
23
N
Mr Jamie Reed (Copeland): To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what the £60 million of funding for the National Nuclear Users Facility announced in the Autumn Statement will be used for.
    (218944)
24
N
Mr Jamie Reed (Copeland): To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what progress has been made in the Government's decision for handling the UK's plutonium stockpile.
    (218945)
25
N
Mr Jamie Reed (Copeland): To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what progress has been made on establishing the national nuclear college.
    (218947)
26
N
Sir Oliver Heald (North East Hertfordshire): To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 4 December 2014 to Question 216668, how many of the marine protected areas in the waters of (a) the UK and (b) UK overseas territories are designated as no-take zones.
    (218960)
27
N
Ms Margaret Ritchie (South Down): To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent progress she has made in implementing the Flood Re scheme.
    (219052)
28
N
Ms Margaret Ritchie (South Down): To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment she has made of the feasibility of the implementation timeline for the Flood Re scheme; and if she will make a statement.
    (219053)
29
N
Jeremy Corbyn (Islington North): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential to hold the perpetrators of recent human rights violations in West Papua to account in international law; and if his Department will develop plans to increase support for the protection of Papuan civilians.
    (219022)
30
N
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had on the human rights situation in Tibet.
    (219015)
31
N
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent steps his Department has taken to improve the human rights situation in Tibet.
    (219016)
32
N
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the human rights situation in Tibet; and if he will make a statement.
    (219017)
33
N
Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will raise human rights abuses and violations of international humanitarian law in Colombia with his EU counterparts in discussions of EU-Colombian trade agreements.
    (218899)
34
N
Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what criteria his Department uses to determine whether a country should feature as (a) a case study and (b) a country of concern in its annual Human Rights and Democracy report.
    (219005)
35
N
Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what factors his Department takes into account in deciding whether to escalate a country from being a case study to a country of concern in its annual Human Rights and Democracy Report.
    (219006)
36
N
Greg Mulholland (Leeds North West): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when his Department intends to answer Question 216778, tabled on 2 December 2014 for Answer on 11 December 2014, on political prisoners in the United Arab Emirates.
    (218959)
37
N
Mr Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what his policy is on Turkish membership of the European Union.
    (218909)
38
N
Mr Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the government of Cyprus about the human rights of people living in the north of that country; and if he will make a statement.
    (218910)
39
N
Dame Joan Ruddock (Lewisham, Deptford): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what conclusions he has drawn from the outcomes of the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons on 8 to 9 December 2014.
    (219018)
40
N
Mr Gareth Thomas (Harrow West): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo on possible closures of camps for internally displaced peoples around Goma by the end of 2014; and if he will make a statement.
    (218912)
41
N
Mr Gareth Thomas (Harrow West): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment the Government has made of the situation in North Kivu; and if he will make a statement.
    (218913)
42
N
Mr Gareth Thomas (Harrow West): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment the Government has made of the potention effect of closures to camps for internally displaced peoples around Goma on local refugee populations; and if he will make a statement.
    (218914)
43
N
Mr Gareth Thomas (Harrow West): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what priority he and other Ministers in his Department are giving during discussions on the UK's military involvement in Iraq to ensuring that the Iraqi government holds talks with Sunni tribes; and if he will make a statement.
    (219061)
44
N
Mr John Baron (Basildon and Billericay): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he expects the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Innoculation to make a recommendation on whether all adolescent boys should be included in the national HPV vaccination programme.
    (218969)
45
N
Luciana Berger (Liverpool, Wavertree): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many localities (a) have and (b) have adopted the principles of the Crisis Care Concordat.
    (219047)
46
N
Luciana Berger (Liverpool, Wavertree): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will implement the National Inclusion Health Board's recommendations to the Health and Social Care Information Centre to use the 2011 census ethnic category classification in national data collection.
    (219049)
47
N
Luciana Berger (Liverpool, Wavertree): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many and which areas have a 111 service for mental health.
    (219055)
48
N
Mr Simon Burns (Chelmsford): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what medicines the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (a) has evaluated and (b) intends to evaluate using the highly specialised technologies process; and what medicines his Department is planning to refer to NICE for assessment through that process.
    (218948)
49
N
Mr Simon Burns (Chelmsford): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of patients have been recorded through the Quality and Outcomes Framework as having total cholesterol at 5mmol/l or less in (a) England and (b) each local commissioning organisation in each of the last five years.
    (218958)
50
N
Mr Simon Burns (Chelmsford): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what prescriptions were dispensed in the community for the (a) prevention and (b) treatment of cardiovascular disease in (i) England and (ii) each local commissioning organisation in each of the last 10 years.
    (218963)
51
N
Mr Simon Burns (Chelmsford): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what prescriptions have been dispensed in the community in the (a) prevention and (b) treatment of high cholesterol in (i) England and (ii) each local commissioning organisation in each of the last 10 years.
    (219011)
52
N
Mr Simon Burns (Chelmsford): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what hospital prescriptions have been used in the (a) prevention and (b) treatment of high cholesterol in (i) England and (ii) each local commissioning organisation in each of the last 10 years.
    (219012)
53
N
Nic Dakin (Scunthorpe): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the judgment of 21 November 2014 by Mr Justice Popplewell on NHS England's compliance with the Health and Social Care Act 2012, what guidance he plans to give to NHS England on their obligation to consult patients; if he will introduce mandatory public consultation training; and if he will make a statement.
    (219007)
54
N
Robert Flello (Stoke-on-Trent South): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average incidence of stillbirths and linked infant deaths in England and Wales was in which all of the twins or triplets from the same pregnancy that remained after foetal reduction in either the first trimester or early in the second trimester subsequently died in infancy or were stillborn in each of the last 10 years.
    (218955)
55
N
Lady Hermon (North Down): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 25 November 2014 to Questions 214952 and 214953, whether his letter to the German Federal Minister of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth made representations urging the German government to make appropriate financial contributions to British victims of Thalidomide.
    (219059)
56
N
Seema Malhotra (Feltham and Heston): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of victims of sexual assault or child sexual abuse on waiting lists for mental health support services in each region.
    (218901)
57
N
David Morris (Morecambe and Lunesdale): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many (a) professionally qualified clinical staff other than locum doctors, (b) doctors other than locum doctors and qualified nursing, midwifery and health visiting staff, (c) HCHS doctors other than locum doctors and (d) qualified nursing, midwifery and health visiting staff were employed in each NHS foundation trust in May (i) 2010 and (ii) 2014.
    (219062)
58
N
Chi Onwurah (Newcastle upon Tyne Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the oral evidence given by Richard Douglas, Director General, Finance and NHS, to the Health Committee on 9 December 2014, Questions 513-4, what assessment he has made of the potential effect that reducing Health Education England's budget to support the £2 billion additional funding for the frontline NHS in 2015-16 would have on the healthcare workforce.
    (219063)
59
N
Mr Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to (a) improve the diagnosis rate of dementia, (b) shorten the waiting time between sufferers seeing their GPs and receiving a diagnosis and (c) ensure that sufferers receive continuing help with their condition; and if he will make a statement.
    (218908)
60
N
Dame Joan Ruddock (Lewisham, Deptford): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress his Department has made on dealing with claims for compensation by haemophiliacs given contaminated blood provided by the NHS; and if he will make a statement.
    (218967)
61
N
Angela Smith (Penistone and Stocksbridge): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions his Department has had with organisations representing health and care workers on the development of the draft statutory guidance implementing the adult autism strategy.
    (218956)
62
N
Mr Gerry Sutcliffe (Bradford South): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will place in the Library copies of all correspondence between him, Ministers in his Department, officials in his Department and the European Commission on the Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations, as notified by the UK Government to the Commission on 29 August 2014.
    (218952)
63
N
Mr Gerry Sutcliffe (Bradford South): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent discussions he, Ministers or officials in his Department have had with the European Commission on the Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Product Regulations, as notified by the Government to the Commission on 29 August 2014.
    (218953)
64
N
Mr Gerry Sutcliffe (Bradford South): To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether any EU member state has objected to the European Commission about the Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Product Regulations, as notified by the Government to the Commission on 29 August 2014; and if he will make a statement.
    (218954)
65
N
Jonathan Ashworth (Leicester South): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many international students living and studying in the UK have not had their passports returned to them by the Passport Office in time to travel abroad before Christmas 2014.
    (219051)
66
N
Mr Gregory Campbell (East Londonderry): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many UK nationals she estimates are overseas and would potentially be subject to temporary exclusion orders.
    (219056)
67
N
Mr Gregory Campbell (East Londonderry): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will undertake visit Northern Ireland before the general election for the purpose of that the public and all political parties are aware of the ongoing consequences of not having the National Crime Agency fully operational there.
    (219058)
68
N
Jeremy Corbyn (Islington North): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the expected processing time is for a Disclosure and Barring Service check.
    (218890)
69
N
Dr Julian Huppert (Cambridge): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the average length of time is that the Home Office Visas and Immigration section is taking to respond to decisions taken by the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal in the last 12 months; and in how many cases a response is outstanding.
    (218892)
70
N
Dr Julian Huppert (Cambridge): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the drug-induced mortality rate in (a) Sweden, (b) Portugal and (c) the UK.
    (219010)
71
N
Dr Julian Huppert (Cambridge): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Government has plans to set up an alternative to the EU Internal Security fund to facilitate cross-border crime prevention for the period 2014-20.
    (219054)
72
N
Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what guidance she has given to the UK Border Agency on (a) the maximum distance that asylum seekers can be asked to travel when reporting to police stations and (b) other aspects of the interpretation of that requirement.
    (219013)
73
N
Jesse Norman (Hereford and South Herefordshire): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what guidance she has issued to local authorities and police forces on the use of community protection notices to tackle shops that persistently (a) sell prohibited goods to underage persons and (b) sell smuggled or counterfeit tobacco.
    (218970)
74
N
Jesse Norman (Hereford and South Herefordshire): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what guidance she has issued to local authorities and police forces on the use of closure orders to tackle shops that persistently (a) sell prohibited goods to underage persons and (b) sell smuggled or counterfeit tobacco.
    (218971)
75
N
Mr Gareth Thomas (Harrow West): To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what plans she has to continue to fund UNRWA when the current funding programme ends in 2015; and if she will make a statement.
    (218915)
76
N
Dan Jarvis (Barnsley Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the effect of the closure of Hassockfield Secure Training Centre on the average journey time of relatives visiting young offenders accommodating in secure training centres.
    (218894)
77
N
Dan Jarvis (Barnsley Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment his Department has made of the need for secure training centre places in each region of England and Wales.
    (218895)
78
N
Dan Jarvis (Barnsley Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, which of the four secure training centres currently operating in England has received the best rating from Ofsted.
    (218896)
79
N
Sadiq Khan (Tooting): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people who were given imprisonment for public protection sentences of at least two years less than in a decision handed down before 14 July 2008 are still in prison; and what offences each such person committed.
    (218949)
80
N
Sadiq Khan (Tooting): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much his Department has spent on clerical agency staff in each month since July 2014.
    (218950)
81
N
Sadiq Khan (Tooting): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many and what proportion of prisoners with public protection sentences imposed on or after 14 July 2008 are beyond their minimum tariff; and for what offence each such prisoner was convicted.
    (218965)
82
N
Sadiq Khan (Tooting): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many and what proportion of prisoners serving indeterminate sentences of imprisonment for public protection handed down before 14 July 2008 are beyond their minimum tariff; and what offences each such prisoner committed.
    (219050)
83
N
Sadiq Khan (Tooting): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many and what proportion of prisoners serving public protection sentences are beyong their minimum tariff; and what offences each such prisoner was convicted of.
    (219060)
84
N
Chi Onwurah (Newcastle upon Tyne Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many complaints there have been to the Information Commissioner's Office about Government data sharing policies.
    (218903)
85
N
Chi Onwurah (Newcastle upon Tyne Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what (a) discussions and (b) representations from the Information Commissioner's Office he has had on government data sharing.
    (218905)
86
N
Mr Andy Slaughter (Hammersmith): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the implications of the ruling of the High Court in the case of R (on the application of Tony Whitshon) v Secretary of State for Justice on his policy on (a) insolvency litigation and (b) other exemptions in the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012.
    (219028)
87
N
Mr Andy Slaughter (Hammersmith): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, on how many occasions court cells were made available for housing prisoners overnight in each of the last four years.
    (219029)
88
N
Caroline Lucas (Brighton, Pavilion): To ask the Prime Minister, if he will establish without delay a Judge-led inquiry into any (a) direct and (b) indirect UK involovement in the use of torture or rendition following the events of 11 September 2001; and if he will make a statement.
    (218898)
89
N
Caroline Lucas (Brighton, Pavilion): To ask the Prime Minister, whether the Government communicated with the US (a) Senate Committee on Intelligence or people contributing to that Committee and (b) Administration about that Committee's study of the Central Intelligence Agency's Detention and Interrogation Program and UK involvement in (i) torture and (ii) rendition; whether any information in earlier drafts or unpublished versions of that study relating to (A) direct or (B) indirect UK involvement in that programme were (1) redacted or (2) not published following representations from the Government; and if he will make a statement.
    (219031)
90
N
Richard Burden (Birmingham, Northfield): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Statement of 8 December 2014, on Motoring Services Strategy, what estimate he has made of the cost to his Department of the competition process.
    (218951)
91
N
Lilian Greenwood (Nottingham South): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 16 December 2014 to Question 218298, how many of the 850 electrified route miles referred to were committed to by the previous Government; how many route miles of High Speed 1 were completed (a) up to and (b) after 1 May 1997; and how many route miles have been electrified since 6 May 2010.
    (219009)
92
N
Mr Gregory Campbell (East Londonderry): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of people who were previously on benefits that have moved to part-time or full-time work following the introduction of the cap on benefits.
    (219057)
93
N
Helen Goodman (Bishop Auckland): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many calls there were to the Child Maintenance Options Service from September 2014 to the end of November 2014.
    (218968)
94
N
Mr Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what help he plans to provide to women who will be adversely effected by the ending of access to derived basic state pensions; and if he will make a statement.
    (218911)
95
N
Stephen Timms (East Ham): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many instances of fraud have been recorded in the universal credit programme since April 2013.
    (218946)
96
N
Stephen Timms (East Ham): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what safeguards are in place to ensure that a person who loses their employment and support allowance as a result of a sanction will not also lose their housing benefit because of a misunderstanding by the local authority.
    (218957)
97
N
Stephen Timms (East Ham): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department plans to take to make benefit claimants aware of (a) short-term benefit advances and (b) hardship payments.
    (218961)
98
N
Stephen Timms (East Ham): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many lone parents were referred to the Work Programme between June 2011 and June 2014; and how many such parents achieved a sustained job outcome.
    (218962)
99
N
Stephen Timms (East Ham): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the reasons for the difference in the number of short-term benefit allowance payments in 2013-14 and the number of crisis loan alignment payments in each of the previous six years.
    (218964)

Prepared 17th December 2014