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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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The most recent four written questions in the House of Commons

Question for Department of Health and Social Care
Cervical Cancer: Screening
Sir Stephen Timms
Labour, East Ham

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to address variation between local authorities in the uptake of cervical cancer screening.

Asked 5 December 2022
Answered 8 December 2022
By Maria Caulfield (Conservative, Lewes)
102754
Named day
Answered
Commons
Question for Home Office
Derwentside Immigration Removal Centre
Ian Mearns
Labour, Gateshead

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the cost to the public purse was of (a) escort services to and from Derwentside Immigration Removal Centre and (b) legal firms’ travel expenses relating to travel to that centre from the 1st Janu...

Asked 5 December 2022
Answered 8 December 2022
By Robert Jenrick (Conservative, Newark)
102806
Named day
Answered
Commons
Question for Home Office
Gender Based Violence
David Linden
Scottish National Party, Glasgow East

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many unique visits have been recorded at the Enough campaign website; and how many and what proportion of these visits were (a) organic and (b) paid for in each month for which records are availab...

Asked 30 November 2022
Answered 8 December 2022
By Miss Sarah Dines (Conservative, Derbyshire Dales)
99955
Answered
Commons
Question for Home Office
Gender Based Violence
David Linden
Scottish National Party, Glasgow East

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the cost to the public purse has been of online advertising for the Enough campaign website in each month for which records are available since that website's launch.

Asked 30 November 2022
Answered 8 December 2022
By Miss Sarah Dines (Conservative, Derbyshire Dales)
99956
Answered
Commons

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Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Ukraine: Reconstruction
Viscount Waverley
Crossbench, Excepted Hereditary

To ask His Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to offering a war risk insurance plan for investors from the UK in order to facilitate (1) trade, and (2) jobs, in the reconstruction of Ukraine.

Asked 24 November 2022
Answered 8 December 2022
By Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Conservative, Life peer)
HL3781
Answered
Lords
Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Turkey: Syria
The Marquess of Lothian
Conservative, Life peer

To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the government of Turkey's current position in relation to the plans announced by the President of that country for a full-scale ground offensive against Kurdish militants in Syria.

Asked 24 November 2022
Answered 8 December 2022
By Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Conservative, Life peer)
HL3758
Answered
Lords
Question for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
Energy: Storage
Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle
Green Party, Life peer

To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the planning barriers to the installation of significantly scaled battery storage units in England; and what plans they have to boost their rollout.

Asked 24 November 2022
Answered 8 December 2022
By Baroness Scott of Bybrook (Conservative, Life peer)
HL3743
Answered
Lords
Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
UNRWA: Finance
The Marquess of Lothian
Conservative, Life peer

To ask His Majesty's Government, further to the statement by the Commissioner-General for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) on 17 November that the global economic situation has pushed the agency in...

Asked 24 November 2022
Answered 8 December 2022
By Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Conservative, Life peer)
HL3756
Answered
Lords

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Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
Devolution in England
Michael Gove
Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities and Minister for Intergovernmental Relations
Conservative, Surrey Heath
Statement made 8 December 2022
HCWS424
Commons
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
International Cooperation on Telecoms Diversification
Julia Lopez
Minister for Media, Data and Digital Infrastructure
Conservative, Hornchurch and Upminster
Statement made 8 December 2022
HCWS423
Commons
Northern Ireland Office
Fifth Substantive Report of the Independent Reporting Commission
Chris Heaton-Harris
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
Conservative, Daventry
Statement made 7 December 2022
HCWS422
Commons
Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
Electoral Commission – Performance Standards for Returning Officers and Electoral Registration Officers
Lee Rowley
Minister for Local Government and Building Safety
Conservative, North East Derbyshire
Statement made 7 December 2022
HCWS421
Commons

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Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
Devolution in England
Baroness Scott of Bybrook
Minister for Faith and Communities
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 8 December 2022
HLWS414
Lords
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
International Cooperation on Telecoms Diversification
Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay
Minister for Arts and Heritage
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 8 December 2022
HLWS413
Lords
Northern Ireland Office
Fifth Substantive Report of the Independent Reporting Commission
Lord Caine
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 7 December 2022
HLWS412
Lords
Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
Electoral Commission – Performance Standards for Returning Officers and Electoral Registration Officers
Baroness Scott of Bybrook
Minister for Faith and Communities
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 7 December 2022
HLWS411
Lords

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House of Commons written answers and statements
8 December 2022
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House of Commons written answers and statements
7 December 2022
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House of Commons written answers and statements
6 December 2022
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5 December 2022
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8 December 2022
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7 December 2022
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House of Lords written answers and statements
6 December 2022
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5 December 2022
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