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Memorandum to the Foreign Affairs Select Committee. Prime Minister’s response to the Foreign Affairs Select Committee’s Second Report of Session 2015-16: The extension of offensive British military operations to Syria. 36p.
Corporate Author: Prime Minister
I. Letter [undated] from Patrick McLoughlin MP to Dame Collette Bowe, Banking Standards Board regarding the Government response to the report of the Bowe Review into the planning of Network Rail's enhancements programme, 2014-2019. 3p. II. Report of the Bowe Review into the planning of Network Rail’s Enhancements Programme 2014-2019. Incl. annexes. 51p. III. Report from Sir Peter Hendy to the Secretary of State for Transport on the replanning of Network Rail's investment programme. 44p.
Corporate Author: Department for Transport, Network Rail
Letter dated 25/11/2015 from Patrick McLoughlin MP to Sir Peter Hendy, Chair, Network Rail regarding Sir Peter's report on the replanning of Network Rail's Investment Programme. 2p.
Corporate Author: Department for Transport
I. Letter dated 23/11/2015 from Baroness Neville-Rolfe to Baroness Fookes, Lord Mendelsohn and Lord Stevenson regarding the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee's report on the Enterprise Bill. 1 p. II. Government response to the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee's Ninth Report of Session 2015-16. 3 p.
Report HL 42 2015-16
Corporate Author: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Letter dated 23/11/2015 from Lord Prior of Brampton to Lord Naseby and others regarding issues raised during the oral question on the NHS on 9 Nov 2015. 3p.
HL Oral Question 09/11/2015
Corporate Author: Department of Health
Letter dated 23/11/2015 from Shailesh Vara MP to Andrew Tyrie MP regarding the utilisation data given in the consultation document in courts in the South East Region. 1p.
Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice
Letter dated 20/11/2015 from the Earl of Courtown to Baroness Morgan of Ely regarding the Report of the European Union Committee on the referendum on UK membership of the EU: assessing the reform process and the UK's welfare system. 2 p.
HL Debate 03/11/2015
Corporate Author: Whips Office
Terms of reference of the Council Tax Partnership Forum. Incl. annex. 2p.
Table showing how many children in each parliamentary constituency and in receipt of disability living allowance are diagnosed with hyperkinetic syndrome, May 2015. 42p.
Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions
Letter dated 19/11/2015 from Shailesh Vara MP to Andy Slaughter MP regarding numbers of Magistrates' resignations - by month 31 October 2013 to 31 October 2015. 2 p.
Letter dated 19/11/2015 from Andrew Selous MP to Philip Davies MP regarding a) the number of prisoners currently in open prisons who had previously breached the conditions of their temporary licence and b) which offences prisoners currently in prisons who have previously absconded and were in open conditions in May 2014 had committed and what sentence each person was serving. 2p.
Letter dated 19/11/2015 from Andrew Selous MP to Philip Davies MP regarding the number of prisoners in closed prisons released on temporary licence in each of the last 5 years. 1p.
Letter dated 19/11/2015 from Michael Fallon MP to Brendan O'Hara MP regarding the number of Ministry of Defence civilian personnel based in Scotland by Top Level Budget, as at 1 Jul 2015. 2p.
Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence
Letter dated 18/11/2015 from the Earl of Courtown to Lord Hoyle and Lord Anderson of Swansea regarding delay times at the Gibraltar-Spain border, 20 Oct 2015-3 Nov 2015. 2p.
Letter dated 18/11/2015 from the Earl of Courtown to Lord Avebury regarding whether the Government will publish a draft of the decision on resettlement for consultation on the Chagos Islands. 1p.
I. Letter dated 18/11/2015 from Theresa Villiers MP to Laurence Robertson MP regarding the Northern Ireland (Welfare Reform) Bill. 2p. II. Draft Northern Ireland (Welfare Reform) Bill. 4p. III. Draft Statutory Instrument. Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015. 126p.
HL Bill 77 2015-16
Corporate Author: Northern Ireland Office
I. Tables showing redundancy and other outflow of a) Royal Navy/Royal Marine, b) Army and c) RAF trained UK personnel by i) Nato rank, ii) branch/trade or corps and exit reason, 2011-12 to 2014-15. 3 docs. II. Letter dated 18/11/2015 from Mark Lancaster MP to Nicholas Soames MP regarding service personnel outflow from UK armed forces. 1 p.
PQ 11380; PQ 11381; PQ 11455
Explanatory memorandum to the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015. 4 p.
DEP2015-0892; HL Bill 77 2015-16
Letter dated 17/11/2015 from Baroness Anelay of St Johns to Members of the Lords regarding the European Union Referendum Bill and the involvement of European Union institutions. 1 p. [see DEP2015-0885 for attachments].
Corporate Author: Foreign and Commonwealth Office
I. West Midlands Combined Authority devolution agreement. 20p. II. Liverpool City Region devolution agreement. 17p.
Corporate Author: Treasury, Liverpool City Region, West Midlands Combined Authority
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