Every week during the autumn recess, from 16 September until 3 October, Lords Hansard publishes the text of all written answers and statements to written questions received by Members of the Lords during the previous week.
Topics on Tuesday 27 September were as follows:
The House of Lords acts as a check on government. Its Members question the government orally or by written questions.
Lords autumn recess written answers and statements will be collated and published in printed form on Monday 3 October.
Previous questions for written answers and statements
The responses to written answers and statements received from 25 July until the recall of the House of Lords on Thursday 11 August were published in the Official Report of 11 August.