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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 Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Wrecks
Tim Loughton
Conservative, East Worthing and Shoreham

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether the Government's policy on the management of heritage assets located beyond UK Territorial Waters but within the UK Marine Area includes the collation of detailed archaeological ...

Asked 13 May 2021
Answered 18 May 2021
By Caroline Dinenage (Conservative, Gosport)
975
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Answered
Commons
Question for Department for Transport
Passenger Ships
Jim Shannon
Democratic Unionist Party, Strangford

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he has had discussions with relevant stakeholders on architect Stephen Payne's proposal for a Harland and Wolff-constructed vessel aimed at promoting Britain around the world.

Asked 12 May 2021
Answered 18 May 2021
By Robert Courts (Conservative, Witney)
731
Answered
Commons
Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Tropical Diseases: Finance
Mrs Pauline Latham
Conservative, Mid Derbyshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps he is taking to ensure that neglected tropical diseases programmes affected by a reduction in Official Development Assistance funding are able to continue operatin...

Asked 13 May 2021
Answered 18 May 2021
By Wendy Morton (Conservative, Aldridge-Brownhills)
1046
Named day
Answered
Commons
Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Tropical Diseases: Finance
Mrs Pauline Latham
Conservative, Mid Derbyshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effect of reducing funding for neglected tropical disease programmes on progress towards the elimination of (a) malaria, (b) elephantiasis ...

Asked 13 May 2021
Answered 18 May 2021
By Wendy Morton (Conservative, Aldridge-Brownhills)
1045
Named day
Answered
Commons

Lords written questions and answers

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Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Cultural Heritage: Nagorno Karabakh
Baroness Cox
Crossbench, Life peer

Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to support UNESCO's proposal of a mission to take stock of the situation regarding cultural properties in and around Nagorno-Karabakh.

Asked 11 May 2021
Answered 17 May 2021
By Baroness Barran (Conservative, Life peer)
HL23
Answered
Lords
Question for Department for Transport
Driving: Speed Limits
Lord Berkeley
Labour, Life peer

To ask Her Majesty's Government how they intend to reduce the numbers of speeding drivers following the data published by the Department for Transport that showed that 56 per cent of drivers broke the 30mph speed limit between January and March 2021.

Asked 12 May 2021
Answered 17 May 2021
By Baroness Vere of Norbiton (Conservative, Life peer)
HL136
Answered
Lords
Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
Lord Foster of Bath
Liberal Democrat, Life peer

Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ratify the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Asked 11 May 2021
Answered 17 May 2021
By Baroness Barran (Conservative, Life peer)
HL33
Answered
Lords
Question for Department for Transport
Cycling: Accidents
Lord Mawson
Crossbench, Life peer

Her Majesty's Government what research they have commissioned in the last three years on the causes of road traffic accidents between motor vehicles and cyclists in cities.

Asked 11 May 2021
Answered 17 May 2021
By Baroness Vere of Norbiton (Conservative, Life peer)
HL66
Answered
Lords

Commons written statements

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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Plans to restore nature
George Eustice
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Conservative, Camborne and Redruth
Statement made 18 May 2021
HCWS38
Commons
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Government response to the public consultation on the National Data Strategy and the Data Sharing Code of Practice
Mr John Whittingdale
Minister of State for Media and Data
Conservative, Maldon
Statement made 18 May 2021
HCWS37
Commons
Department for Transport
Local Transport Update
Grant Shapps
Secretary of State for Transport
Conservative, Welwyn Hatfield
Statement made 18 May 2021
HCWS36
Commons
Department for International Trade
Call for Input - Canada and Mexico Trade Deals
Elizabeth Truss
Secretary of State for Department of International Trade
Conservative, South West Norfolk
Statement made 18 May 2021
HCWS35
Commons

Lords written statements

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The most recent four written statements in the House of Lords

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Plans to restore nature
Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park
Minister of State (Minister for Pacific and the Environment)
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 18 May 2021
HLWS36
Lords
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Government response to the public consultation on the National Data Strategy and the Data Sharing Code of Practice
Baroness Barran
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 18 May 2021
HLWS35
Lords
Department for International Trade
Call for Input - Canada and Mexico Trade Deals
Lord Grimstone of Boscobel
Minister for Investment
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 18 May 2021
HLWS34
Lords
Department for Transport
Local Transport Update
Baroness Vere of Norbiton
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 18 May 2021
HLWS33
Lords

Commons daily reports

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House of Commons written answers and statements
17 May 2021
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House of Commons written answers and statements
14 May 2021
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House of Commons written answers and statements
29 April 2021
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House of Commons written answers and statements
28 April 2021
PDF (1.28 MB)
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House of Lords written answers and statements
17 May 2021
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House of Lords written answers and statements
13 May 2021
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House of Lords written answers and statements
12 May 2021
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House of Lords written answers and statements
29 April 2021
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