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Asked by Lord Bird
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department for Work and Pensions
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what lessons they have learned from measures to tackle the root causes of poverty taken by the devolved administrations, social enterprises, non-governmental organisations, charities and other organisations.
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Asked on: 15 December 2017
Home Office
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the finding of the report by Quilliam, Group Based Child Sexual Exploitation – Dissecting Grooming Gangs, published in December, that 84 per cent of child sexual exploitation offenders who operate in gangs or groups are Asian, most of whom are men “of Pakistani (Muslim) origin, and the majority of their victims are young, white girls”; whether they plan to provide education and outreach to (1) the British Pakistani Muslim community to tackle such behaviour, and (2) to potential victims of grooming in areas with a large Pakistani Muslim community on the risks of being targeted by such gangs; and what guidance they have given to police forces in areas where such gangs are known to operate to give priority to tackling such grooming.
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Asked by Lord Boateng
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department for International Development
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made in relation to the OECD's Development Assistance Committee redesignating British Overseas Territories and Commonwealth Island States so that they would be eligible for Overseas Development Aid.
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Asked by Lord Boateng
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the role of the Commonwealth in the post hurricane reconstruction of Caribbean (1) British overseas territories, and (2) independent island states.
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Asked by Lord Boateng
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department for International Development
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of hurricane damage to the infrastructure of (1) Dominica, and (2) Antigua.
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Asked by Lord Boateng
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department for International Development
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what budgetary allocation have they made in relation to the post hurricane reconstruction of (1) Dominica, and (2) Antigua.
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department for Education
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether parents and children have been asked for personal written consent for the transfer of personal data from local authorities to the Department for Education in the Alternative Provision census; or will be asked for such consent regarding data items to be included in the extension to the census for 18 January 2018.
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department for Education
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether parents and children will be personally informed of the transfer of personal data from local authorities to the Department for Education in the Alternative Provision census from 18 January 2018.
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department for Education
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what data items will be transferred from local authorities to the Department for Education in the 2018 Alternative Provision census; and of those data items which (1) are optional and may be refused by parents, and (2) may not be refused by parents.
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department for Education
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether data transferred from local authorities to the Department for Education (DfE) in the Alternative Provision census is named data; and if so, what regions in the UK such transfers to the DfE applies to; and why the transfer of such data to the DfE is considered to be necessary.
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Asked by Lord Colwyn
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department of Health
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government when they plan to publish a response to the consultation on fixed recoverable costs for clinical negligence claims.
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Asked by Lord Colwyn
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Ministry of Justice
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what action has been taken in response to the Lord Justice Jackson review on fixed recoverable costs.
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Asked by Lord Colwyn
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Ministry of Justice
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what the expected timescales are for introducing legislation to amend the Damages Act 1996 with regard to how the discount rate is set.
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Asked by Lord Empey
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the threat posed by Russian forces to the undersea cables linking the defence and commercial networks of NATO countries; and what steps are being taken to secure those vital communication links.
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department for Transport
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government, whether in their assessment of the case for reducing the drink drive limit they took account of the fall in drink drive law enforcement levels in the last five years set out in the report from the Institute of Alcohol Studies.
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Asked by Lord Hylton
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department for International Development
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to ensure that a proportion of their aid for refugees, together with that of the EU and other international partner donors, goes to Middle Eastern and other refugees now in Greece, and in particular on the Aegean Islands; and if so, what proportion of that aid they intend to provide to those refugees.
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department for Communities and Local Government
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people the leasehold advisory service has advised in the last two years.
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department for Communities and Local Government
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many actions the Homes and Communities Agency has taken against social housing providers in the last five years.
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department for Communities and Local Government
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many schemes have received funding through the Homes Building Fund to date.
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department for Communities and Local Government
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the regulations that prevent the burning of unauthorised fuel in smoke control areas.
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department for Communities and Local Government
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the procedures in place regarding high hedges, high hedge remedial notices, and appeals.
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department for Transport
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their estimate of the number of unadopted roads in England.
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Asked by Lord Warner
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department of Health
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government who is accountable under current NHS legislation for alternating or relaxing the delivery of service targets provided for in the NHS Constitution; and whether those targets have the force of a legal obligation on either the Secretary of State or NHS England.
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Asked on: 15 December 2017
Home Office
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 14 December (HL4022), whether they will place a copy of the Authorised Professional Practice for Domestic Abuse in the Library of the House.
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Asked on: 15 December 2017
Home Office
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 14 December (HL4020), whether they will now answer the question put, namely which police forces in England and Wales use drones for operational purposes.
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Asked by Lord Whitty
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department for Transport
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have for future relationships post-Brexit between (1) UK public agencies, and (2) UK industry, and the European Aviation Safety Agency and Eurocontrol.
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Asked by Lord Whitty
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have for future relationships post-Brexit between (1) UK public agencies, and (2) UK industry, and the European Environment Agency.
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Asked by Lord Whitty
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department of Health
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have for future relationships post-Brexit between (1) UK public agencies, and (2) UK industry, and the European Food Safety Agency.
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Asked by Lord Whitty
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have for future relationships post-Brexit between (1) UK public agencies, and (2) UK industry, and the European Chemicals Agency.
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Asked by Lord Whitty
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department for Work and Pensions
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have for future relationships post-Brexit between (1) UK public agencies, and (2) UK industry, and the European Agency for Health and Safety at Work.
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Asked by Lord Whitty
Asked on: 15 December 2017
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have for future relationships post-Brexit between Ofgem and the European Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department of Health
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether the ability of NHS doctors to provide the most clinically appropriate treatment to patients is being constrained by rules imposed by the General Medical Council, which are interpreted by doctors to limit them to using drugs within the scope of EU marketing authorisations and therefore may prevent doctors from exercising their clinical judgment to provide off-label and unlicensed medicines to NHS patients when it is clinically appropriate to do so.
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Asked by Lord Berkeley
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for Transport
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the average cost to Network Rail of a bridge strike by a truck; how many instances of bridge strikes have been recorded in each of the past five years; and whether they encourage Network Rail to claim from the drivers of the trucks involved (1) a reimbursement of repair costs, (2) Schedule 8 payments to train operators, and (3) other related costs.
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Asked by Lord Bird
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for Communities and Local Government
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to press the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea to install sprinklers in the neighbouring blocks to Grenfell Tower as quickly as possible; and what steps they will take if no such sprinklers are installed.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department of Health
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how much funding is allocated to adult eating disorder services in the NHS; and how much of that allocated funding has reached front-line services in each of the past five years.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department of Health
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the report of the Parliamentary and Health Services Ombudsman, Ignoring the alarms: how NHS eating disorder services are failing patients (HC 634), published on 6 December, what is their assessment of the conclusion of that report that funding for the eating disorder services in the case of Miss B was “woefully inadequate”.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department of Health
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the conclusions of the report of the Parliamentary and Health Services Ombudsman, Ignoring the alarms: how NHS eating disorder services are failing patients (HC 634), published on 6 December, whether they have any plans to increase funding to eating disorder services in the NHS.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department of Health
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the conclusions of the Parliamentary and Health Services Ombudsman, Ignoring the alarms: how NHS eating disorder services are failing patients (HC 634), published on 6 December, whether they have any plans to give adult eating disorder services parity of esteem with child and adolescent eating disorder services in the NHS.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department of Health
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the conclusions of the Parliamentary and Health Services Ombudsman, Ignoring the alarms: how NHS eating disorder services are failing patients (HC 634), published on 6 December, what assessment they have made of the recommendations set out in that report; and what discussions they have held with the General Medical Council on reviewing the eating disorders training for junior doctors.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Ministry of Justice
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many prisoners convicted of murder were held in an open prison in each of the last five years.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for Education
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many teachers from overseas have been awarded qualified teacher status in the UK in each of the last three years, broken down by country.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
HM Treasury
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have held with international counterparts on the smuggling of illegal tobacco across the EU and into the UK.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Ministry of Defence
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what procedures are in place for members of the armed forces who present with learning difficulties.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for Education
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how often they meet their counterparts in (1) Northern Ireland, and (2) Wales, to discuss the examination arrangements for (a) GCSEs, and (b) A Levels.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department of Health
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to expand health service capacity in areas of expected high population growth.
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Asked by Baroness Cox
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for International Development
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the suspension of their financial support to the Free Syrian Police, what assessment they have made of the use of funds provided to the armed Syrian opposition; whether those funds are supporting the administration of areas controlled by extremist groups including Hayat Tahrir Ash Sham and Ahrar Ash Sham; and if so, whether they will suspend all such financial support.
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Asked by Baroness Cox
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for International Development
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 23 October (HL1710), which 16 Syrian councils have received funds; whether any of those councils are in areas controlled by extremist groups including Hayat Tahrir Ash Sham and Ahrar Ash Sham; what assessment they have made of whether those funds might be exploited by such groups; and whether they intend to suspend all such financial support.
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Asked by Lord Hylton
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the prospects for further ceasefires in Syria; and whether they consider local ceasefires to be as important as wider UN initiatives.
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Asked by Lord Hylton
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for International Development
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to prevent further deaths from communicable diseases in Eastern Ghouta; and whether they intend to facilitate evacuation, if necessary by air, for acute medical diseases.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for Transport
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government which local authorities have so far been allocated funds from the Pothole Action Fund.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for Communities and Local Government
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to help local authorities detect procurement bid rigging in contracts for which they are responsible.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Ministry of Justice
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many drone drops outside prisons have been intercepted by the authorities in the last two years.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for Transport
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the timescale for the reopening of the Oxford–Cambridge rail link.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many high voltage direct current interconnectors are in place between the UK and other countries.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to assist local authorities to deter fly-tipping.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for International Development
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many scholarships and fellowships have been awarded by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in each year since 2010; for which courses; and in which locations.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for Communities and Local Government
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many new homes have been built in Ebbsfleet since the creation of the Ebbsfleet Development Corporation.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for Communities and Local Government
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many new jobs have been created in Ebbsfleet since the creation of the Ebbsfleet Development Corporation.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for Communities and Local Government
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many members of the Valuation Tribunal for England there are; and how many cases that Tribunal has heard in each year since 2010.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to eliminate fuel poverty.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for Communities and Local Government
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what action the Department for Communities and Local Government plans to take regarding the result of its last staff survey that just one in five employees thought the department managed change well.
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Asked by Lord Laird
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Court of Justice of the European Union will continue to have jurisdiction in the UK after Brexit in relation to the General Data Protection Regulation.
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Asked by Lord Laird
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what consultations they have held with the parties in Northern Ireland on whether Northern Ireland will be subject to the General Data Protection Regulation after Brexit.
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Asked by Lord Laird
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what will be the status in the UK after Brexit of previous decisions by the Court of Justice of the European Union, such as the Judgement of 6 October 2015 in Maximillian Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner.
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for Work and Pensions
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what they are doing to ensure that pension rights for women are equal to those for men, with particular reference to those women born in the 1950s and affected by the changes to the state pension under the Pensions Act 1995 and Pensions Act 2011.
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Asked by Lord Myners
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for Exiting the European Union
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government following the comments by the Secretary of State for Exiting the EU on the Andrew Marr Show on 10 December that the Brussels undertaking was "more of a statement of intent than (it was) a legally enforceable thing", whether those comments represent their official policy.
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Asked on: 14 December 2017
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the analysis by the Trade Division of the Commonwealth Secretariat, Trade Implications of Brexit for Developing Countries.
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Asked on: 14 December 2017
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the scale of the potential impact of the application of most favoured nation tariffs on developing Commonwealth countries.
Q
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the intra-country trade in the EU that originates in developing Commonwealth countries and first enters the EU via the UK.
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Asked on: 14 December 2017
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking in talks with the EU to address any negative consequences of Brexit for developing Commonwealth countries.
Q
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they will take at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting to reassure developing Commonwealth countries about measures taken to reduce the impact of Brexit on them.
Q
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the size of any increase in trade with Commonwealth countries in the event that the UK leaves the EU.
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Asked on: 14 December 2017
Home Office
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many children have been brought to the UK from Northern France and other parts of Europe under section 67 of the Immigration Act 2017.
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Asked on: 14 December 2017
Home Office
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Ministerial Statement by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 11 December (HLWS325), what role Police and Crime Commissioners are expected to play in relation to their new approach to the threat of economic crime.
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Asked on: 14 December 2017
Home Office
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Ministerial Statement by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 11 December (HLWS328), whether Police and Crime Commissioners were consulted as part of the Home Office review of the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013; and if so, what contribution they made to that review.
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Asked on: 14 December 2017
Home Office
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 11 December (HL3775), which police forces in England and Wales took part in the week of action to tackle knife crime under Operation Sceptre.
Asked on: 13 December 2017
Home Office
Refugees: English Language
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress has been made in improving English language provision for refugees since the meeting between Home Office Ministers and Lord Alton of Liverpool on 21 November; and whether they have any plans to provide more fast track English language training to enable Syrian refugees, and other suitably qualified doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals, who are refugees, to take up work in the NHS.
Asked on: 13 December 2017
Home Office
Refugees: English Language
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to change rules that impact the ability of refugees who are health professionals to access full time English language lessons while being in receipt of jobseeker's allowance.
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Asked by Lord Bradshaw
Asked on: 13 December 2017
Department for Transport
Great Western Railway Line: Electrification
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the out-turn cost, in cost per single track kilometre, for completing the electrification of the Great Western Main Line.
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Asked by Lord Bradshaw
Asked on: 13 December 2017
Department for Transport
Midland Main Railway Line: Electrification
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the projected cost, in cost per single track kilometre, for electrification of the Midland Main Line railway from Bedford to Corby.
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Asked by Lord Bradshaw
Asked on: 13 December 2017
Department for Transport
Trains: Standards
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment, if any, they have made of the difference in availability for service of bi-mode and electric Intercity Express Programme trains.
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Asked by Lord Bradshaw
Asked on: 13 December 2017
Department for Transport
Midland Main Railway Line
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have made any assessment of the estimated additional track wear maintenance costs that might occur on the Midland Main Line as a result of the use of bi-mode Intercity Express Programme trains rather than electric trains.
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Asked by Lord Bradshaw
Asked on: 13 December 2017
Department for Transport
Trains: Standards
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have made any assessment of differing levels of performance and reliability between bi-mode Intercity Express Programme trains and electric trains when in traffic.
Asked on: 13 December 2017
Department of Health
NHS: Employment Agencies
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord O'Shaughnessy on 27 November (HL3070), whether each of the three NHS-approved framework operators for the provision of agency staff to the NHS is publicly owned.
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Asked by Lord Colwyn
Asked on: 13 December 2017
Department of Health
Dental Services: Negligence
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the main causes of clinical negligence in NHS dental care in England.
Q
Asked by Lord Colwyn
Asked on: 13 December 2017
Department of Health
Dental Services: Negligence
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what engagement they have had with dental stakeholders regarding the cost of professional indemnity insurance in relation to clinical negligence.
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Asked by Lord Colwyn
Asked on: 13 December 2017
Ministry of Justice
NHS: Negligence
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to increase the small claims track threshold for clinical negligence cases in medical and dental practice.
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Asked on: 13 December 2017
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Israel: Palestinians
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the International Committee of the Red Cross regarding reports that a Red Crescent ambulance was used to transport Palestinians, disguised as wounded, to join a riot in Ramallah.
Asked on: 13 December 2017
Department for Education
Foster Care
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect to publish (1) the results of the national fostering stocktake, and (2) their response to the stocktake.
Asked on: 13 December 2017
Department for Education
Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect the draft regulations placing (1) personal, social, health, and economic education, and (2) sex and relationship education, on a statutory footing, to be laid before Parliament.
Asked on: 13 December 2017
Department for Education
Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government which stakeholders they are consulting in respect of the placing of (1) personal, social, health and economic education, and (2) sex and relationship education, on a statutory footing.
Asked on: 13 December 2017
Department for Education
Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether any LGBT interest groups are being consulted as part of the stakeholder engagement relating to the placing of (1) personal, social, health and economic education, and (2) sex and relationship education, on a statutory footing.
Asked on: 13 December 2017
Department for Education
Sex and Relationship Education
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how they intend to ensure that the the placing of sex and relationship education on a statutory footing will be LGBT inclusive, as stated by the Prime Minister at the PinkNews awards in October; and what content they envisage will be included within the school curriculum.
Asked on: 13 December 2017
Department for Education
Pupils: Bullying
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what actions they are taking to assist society in tackling homophobic and transphobic bullying in schools.
Asked on: 13 December 2017
Home Office
Hate Crime: LGBT People
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what actions they are taking to reduce the rate of hate crime against the LGBT community.
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Asked by Lord Hylton
Asked on: 13 December 2017
Department for International Development
Syria: Reconstruction
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to call for donations and other measures from the diaspora community in order to assist the reconstruction of Syria.
Asked on: 13 December 2017
Home Office
Electronic Surveillance
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress has been made on establishing an independent agency to assess requests from authorised agencies for access to records of phone calls, emails, and text messages relating to investigations into serious crime.
Asked on: 13 December 2017
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Climate Change Convention
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have with local authorities regarding implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement.
Q
Asked on: 13 December 2017
HM Treasury
Customs Officers: Northern Ireland
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether HM Revenue and Customs officers operate in Northern Ireland to detect illegal movements of (1) fuel, (2) tobacco, and (3) alcohol liquor, between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
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Asked by Lord Laird
Asked on: 13 December 2017
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Data Protection: USA
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they intend to take to replace the EU–US Privacy Shield insofar as it relates to the UK, following Brexit.
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