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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 of Health and Social Care
Diabetes
Emma Hardy
Labour, Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to support people living with the effects of diabetic foot disease on their (a) economic, (b) social, (c) mental health and (d) personal wellbeing; and if he wil...

Asked 6 January 2021
Answered 26 January 2021
By Jo Churchill (Conservative, Bury St Edmunds)
134076
Answered
Commons
Question for Department of Health and Social Care
Coronavirus: Medical Treatments
John Redwood
Conservative, Wokingham

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the progress that has been made in the testing of (a) anti-viral treatments, (b) immune modulators and (c) other existing medicines to help provide improved tr...

Asked 6 January 2021
Answered 26 January 2021
By Jo Churchill (Conservative, Bury St Edmunds)
133606
Answered
Commons
Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Developing Countries: Coronavirus
Preet Kaur Gill
Labour, Birmingham, Edgbaston

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the oral contribution of 19 January 2021 of the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, Official Report column 759, on the Cov...

Asked 20 January 2021
Answered 26 January 2021
By Wendy Morton (Conservative, Aldridge-Brownhills)
140905
Named day
Answered
Commons
Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Coronavirus: Vaccination
Mr William Wragg
Conservative, Hazel Grove

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what proportion of the ministerial work of the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Business and Industry) comprises overseeing the (a) Vaccine taskforce and (b) C...

Asked 21 January 2021
Answered 26 January 2021
By Nadhim Zahawi (Conservative, Stratford-on-Avon)
141506
Named day
Answered
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Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Neonicotinoids
Lord Jones of Cheltenham
Liberal Democrat, Life peer

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further (1) to the objections of the Wildlife Trust, and (2) to the statements from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Health Organization, about the reported harmful effects of the pesticide neonicotin...

Asked 11 January 2021
Answered 25 January 2021
By Lord Gardiner of Kimble (Conservative, Life peer)
HL11993
Answered
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Question for Ministry of Justice
Prisons: Coronavirus and Education
Lord Hylton
Crossbench, Excepted Hereditary

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many prisons, other than HMP Dartmoor, have used 24-hour lock-ups to address the transmission of COVID-19; and what measures are in place, or planned, to improve access to education and training throughout the prison es...

Asked 11 January 2021
Answered 25 January 2021
By Lord Wolfson of Tredegar (Conservative, Life peer)
HL11992
Answered
Lords
Question for Ministry of Justice
Dartmoor Prison: Coronavirus
Lord Hylton
Crossbench, Excepted Hereditary

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether any prisoners in HMP Dartmoor who have tested positive for COVID-19 are confined to cells for 24-hours per day without access to showers; if so, (1) how many prisoners are being so confined, (2) how long they expect...

Asked 11 January 2021
Answered 25 January 2021
By Lord Wolfson of Tredegar (Conservative, Life peer)
HL11990
Answered
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Question for Cabinet Office
Government Communication Service
Lord Goodlad
Conservative, Life peer

To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have received about the Reshaping Government Communication Service programme; from whom they have received such representations; and what have been their responses.

Asked 11 January 2021
Answered 25 January 2021
By Lord True (Conservative, Life peer)
HL11979
Answered
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Commons written statements

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Department of Health and Social Care
Update on supply of Medicinal Cannabis from The Netherlands
Jo Churchill
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Prevention, Public Health and Primary Care)
Conservative, Bury St Edmunds
Statement made 26 January 2021
HCWS734
Commons
Home Office
Tackling Child Sexual Abuse Strategy
Priti Patel
The Secretary of State for the Home Department
Conservative, Witham
Statement made 25 January 2021
HCWS733
Commons
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Decriminalisation of TV licence evasion consultation response
Oliver Dowden
Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Conservative, Hertsmere
Statement made 21 January 2021
HCWS732
Commons
Home Office
Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority – Annual Report and Accounts 2019/20
Victoria Atkins
The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Safeguarding
Conservative, Louth and Horncastle
Statement made 21 January 2021
HCWS731
Commons

Lords written statements

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Department of Health and Social Care
Update on supply of Medicinal Cannabis from The Netherlands
Lord Bethell
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Innovation)
Conservative, Excepted Hereditary
Statement made 26 January 2021
HLWS731
Lords
Home Office
Tackling Child Sexual Abuse Strategy
Baroness Williams of Trafford
The Minister of State, Home Office
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 25 January 2021
HLWS730
Lords
Department of Health and Social Care
Ministerial Correction: Response to Baroness Bull on Care Quality Commission Report
Lord Bethell
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Innovation)
Conservative, Excepted Hereditary
Statement made 25 January 2021
HLWS729
Lords
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Decriminalisation of TV licence evasion consultation responsel
Baroness Barran
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 21 January 2021
HLWS728
Lords

Commons daily reports

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House of Commons written answers and statements
25 January 2021
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House of Commons written answers and statements
21 January 2021
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House of Commons written answers and statements
20 January 2021
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House of Commons written answers and statements
19 January 2021
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House of Lords written answers and statements
25 January 2021
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House of Lords written answers and statements
21 January 2021
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House of Lords written answers and statements
20 January 2021
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House of Lords written answers and statements
19 January 2021
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