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Asked on: 18 October 2017
Department of Health
Mental Illness: Research
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many EU nationals engaged in mental health research have left the UK since 23 June 2016, and how this number compares with the same time period before 23 June 2016.
Asked on: 18 October 2017
Home Office
Alcoholic Drinks
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have any plans to produce an alcohol strategy.
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Asked on: 18 October 2017
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Electricity: Fees and Charges
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government, in relation to electricity costs, what they estimate the percentage increase will be for Balancing Services Use of System charges between (1) now and 2020, and (2) now and 2030; and what proportion of these increases will be attributable to efforts to connect renewable energy sources to the national grid.
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Asked on: 18 October 2017
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Electricity: Fees and Charges
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government, in relation to electricity costs, what they estimate the percentage increase will be for Distribution Services Use of System charges between (1) now and 2020, and (2) now and 2030; and what proportion of these increases will be attributable to efforts to connect renewable energy sources to the national grid.
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Asked on: 18 October 2017
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Electricity: Fees and Charges
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government, in relation to electricity costs, what they estimate the percentage increase will be for Transmission Network Use of System charges between (1) now and 2020, and (2) now and 2030; and what proportion of these increases will be attributable to efforts to connect renewable energy sources to the national grid.
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Asked on: 18 October 2017
Cabinet Office
Joint Ministerial Committee on EU Negotiations
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government why the Joint Ministerial Committee on EU negotiations did not meet between February 2017 and October 2017.
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Asked on: 18 October 2017
Department for Exiting the European Union
Brexit
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the statement made by Baroness Goldie on 17 October (HL Deb, col 511), what undertakings they have provided to the devolved administrations to seek to negotiate with the EU in such a way as to serve the interests of the devolved administrations and the people they represent.
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Asked on: 18 October 2017
Department for Exiting the European Union
Brexit: Wales
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the statement made by Baroness Goldie on 17 October (HL Deb, col 511), (1) how many times the Secretary of State for Exiting the EU has spoken to Welsh government ministers since the 2017 General Election; (2) which ministers were spoken to; (3) when such discussions took place; (4) whether agendas or minutes for such discussions were produced; and (5) whether, in such meetings, consideration was given to raising issues which were subsequently discussed in the October meeting of the Joint Ministerial Committee on EU negotiations.
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Asked by Lord Empey
Asked on: 18 October 2017
Northern Ireland Office
Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the Electoral Office for Northern Ireland regarding the cancelling of its schools outreach programme.
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Asked by Lord Empey
Asked on: 18 October 2017
Northern Ireland Office
Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the Electoral Office for Northern Ireland regarding the closing of its telephone helpline.
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Asked by Lord Empey
Asked on: 18 October 2017
Northern Ireland Office
Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the Electoral Office for Northern Ireland regarding the number of staff working overtime to cover vacant positions, and the annual costs involved.
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Asked by Lord Empey
Asked on: 18 October 2017
Northern Ireland Office
Electoral Register: Northern Ireland
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the Electoral Office for Northern Ireland regarding whether plans to introduce online registration are (1) on time and (2) within budget.
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Asked by Lord Empey
Asked on: 18 October 2017
Northern Ireland Office
Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland: Finance
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have made recent representations to the Electoral Office for Northern Ireland concerning their budget allocation for the current and subsequent financial years; and how the current budget compares with the budget for 2015–16.
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Asked by Lord Freyberg
Asked on: 18 October 2017
Department of Health
Clinical Audit
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government (1) how many National Clinical Audits and Patient Outcome Audits there are currently in NHS England under the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership; (2) what percentage of care costs and English disability adjusted life years these audits cover; and (3) which diseases currently have patient reported outcomes, and which will have by next year.
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Asked by Lord Freyberg
Asked on: 18 October 2017
Department of Health
Cancer: Health Services
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made in implementing the recommendations of the National Cancer Taskforce in the report Achieving world-class cancer outcomes: A strategy for England 2015–2020, and in particular (1) whether the “patient experience on par with clinical effectiveness and safety” workstreams have been established; (2) if established, when their implementation plans will be published; and (3) when the first pilots of patient reported outcomes are due to report.
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Asked by Lord Freyberg
Asked on: 18 October 2017
Department of Health
Prostate Cancer: Surgery
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government where prostate cancer patients may find clear and easily accessible information regarding the variation in rates of incontinence and impotence after radical prostatectomy across the various providers in NHS England; and what are the lowest and highest rates of post-operative incontinence across NHS centres providing that procedure.
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Asked by Lord Freyberg
Asked on: 18 October 2017
Department of Health
Medicine: Research
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to allowing the routine and pseudonymised linking of existing care audit clinical outcome data to NHS activity data in order to make the UK a more attractive destination for medical research and innovation.
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Asked by Lord Freyberg
Asked on: 18 October 2017
Department for Education
Science: Graduates
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many students have completed their studies in the UK over the last 20 years at (1) undergraduate, (2) taught masters, and (3) doctorate level, in (a) molecular biology,  biochemistry and related disciplines, and (b) medicinal chemistry and other areas of drug development.
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Asked by Lord Freyberg
Asked on: 18 October 2017
Department for Education
Science: Graduates
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many students have completed their studies in the UK over the last 20 years at (1) undergraduate, (2) taught masters, and (3) doctorate level, in (a) biostatistics and medical statistics, and (b) regulatory science.
Asked on: 18 October 2017
Department for Education
Nurses: Training
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the level of maintenance support awarded to nursing students who study on a full-time basis via distance learning.
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