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Written questions allow MPs and Members of the House of Lords to ask for information on the work, policy and activities of Government departments, related bodies, and the administration of Parliament. Oral or written statements to Parliament are also made by the Government and others to inform both Houses of their work. Written statements are normally used to put the day-to-day business of Government on the official record and in the public domain.

All oral statements and any written content from before 2014 can be found in Hansard.

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Commons written questions and answers

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The most recent four written questions in the House of Commons

Question for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
Leasehold: Fees and Charges
Sir Charles Walker
Conservative, Broxbourne

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what plans he has to regulate the cost of residential lease extensions; and if he will make a statement.

Asked 10 May 2022
Answered 16 May 2022
By Eddie Hughes (Conservative, Walsall North)
85
Named day
Answered
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Question for House of Commons Commission
Food: Parliament
Sarah Olney
Liberal Democrat, Richmond Park

To ask the hon. Member for Broxbourne, representing the House of Commons Commission, how much public money was spent on subsidising food and drink in outlets on the Parliamentary estate in 2021-22.

Asked 10 May 2022
Answered 16 May 2022
By Sir Charles Walker (Conservative, Broxbourne)
389
Answered
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Question for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
Vagrancy Act 1824
Layla Moran
Liberal Democrat, Oxford West and Abingdon

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what his timeline is for publishing his Department’s response to the consultation on the Vagrancy Act 1824.

Asked 10 May 2022
Answered 16 May 2022
By Eddie Hughes (Conservative, Walsall North)
437
Named day
Answered
Commons
Question for Department of Health and Social Care
Cancer: Stockport
Navendu Mishra
Labour, Stockport

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the (a) levels of cancer diagnoses and (b) forecasted increases in diagnosis will affect resources apportioned by the Government for treating cancer patients in Stockport Constituency and B...

Asked 11 May 2022
Answered 16 May 2022
By Maria Caulfield (Conservative, Lewes)
998
Named day
Answered
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Lords written questions and answers

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Question for Home Office
Refugees: Finance
Lord Roberts of Llandudno
Liberal Democrat, Life peer

To ask Her Majesty's Government why 250 refugees accommodated in hotels in Acton had their statutory £35 weekly allowance stopped, and how this was replaced.

Asked 10 May 2022
Answered 16 May 2022
By Lord Harrington of Watford (Conservative, Life peer)
HL92
Answered
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Question for Home Office
Asylum: Afghanistan
Lord Roberts of Llandudno
Liberal Democrat, Life peer

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many Afghan citizens have been given settled status in the UK in each of the past five years.

Asked 10 May 2022
Answered 16 May 2022
By Lord Harrington of Watford (Conservative, Life peer)
HL94
Answered
Lords
Question for Northern Ireland Office
Northern Ireland Government
Lord Hylton
Crossbench, Excepted Hereditary

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to enable any group of parties in the Northern Ireland Assembly to form a devolved administration.

Asked 12 May 2022
Answered 16 May 2022
By Lord Caine (Conservative, Life peer)
HL199
Answered
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Question for Ministry of Justice
Mental Capacity: Payments
Lord Young of Cookham
Conservative, Life peer

To ask Her Majesty's Government when they plan to respond to the consultation on Mental Capacity Act: Small Payments Scheme.

Asked 10 May 2022
Answered 16 May 2022
By Baroness Scott of Bybrook (Conservative, Life peer)
HL121
Answered
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Department of Health and Social Care
Health Update
Maggie Throup
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Vaccines and Public Health)
Conservative, Erewash
Statement made 16 May 2022
HCWS29
Commons
Department for Education
Condition Improvement Fund Update
Mr Robin Walker
The Minister of State for School Standards
Conservative, Worcester
Statement made 16 May 2022
HCWS28
Commons
Department for Education
Education Update
Mr Robin Walker
The Minister of State for School Standards
Conservative, Worcester
Statement made 16 May 2022
HCWS27
Commons
Treasury
Update on carbon leakage mitigations
Lucy Frazer
The Financial Secretary to the Treasury
Conservative, South East Cambridgeshire
Statement made 16 May 2022
HCWS26
Commons

Lords written statements

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Department of Health and Social Care
Health Update
Lord Kamall
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Technology, Innovation and Life Sciences)
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 16 May 2022
HLWS28
Lords
Department for Education
Condition Improvement Fund Update
Baroness Barran
The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the School System
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 16 May 2022
HLWS27
Lords
Treasury
Update on carbon leakage mitigations
Baroness Penn
Minister of State
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 16 May 2022
HLWS26
Lords
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
International Development Strategy
Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon
Minister for South and Central Asia, North Africa, United Nations and the Commonwealth
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 16 May 2022
HLWS25
Lords

Commons daily reports

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House of Commons written answers and statements
16 May 2022
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House of Commons written answers and statements
13 May 2022
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House of Commons written answers and statements
12 May 2022
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House of Commons written answers and statements
28 April 2022
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House of Lords written answers and statements
16 May 2022
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House of Lords written answers and statements
12 May 2022
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House of Lords written answers and statements
11 May 2022
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House of Lords written answers and statements
28 April 2022
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