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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
Health: Disadvantaged
Alex Cunningham
Labour, Stockton North

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on producing impact assessments on health inequalities in policy development.

Asked 28 August 2020
Answered 21 September 2020
By Jo Churchill (Conservative, Bury St Edmunds)
81880
Answered
Commons
Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Greece: Migrant Camps
Neil Coyle
Labour, Bermondsey and Old Southwark

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assistance his Department is providing to the Greek Government to help the acquisition of accommodation for vulnerable women and children who have been affected by the f...

Asked 16 September 2020
Answered 21 September 2020
By Wendy Morton (Conservative, Aldridge-Brownhills)
91065
Named day
Answered
Commons
Question for Department of Health and Social Care
Hospitals: Coronavirus
Justin Madders
Labour, Ellesmere Port and Neston

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of how patient (a) acquisition and (b) outcome of covid-19 infection within a hospital setting differs by (i) occupation, (ii) clinical setting, (iii) ethnicity and (iv)...

Asked 28 August 2020
Answered 21 September 2020
By Jo Churchill (Conservative, Bury St Edmunds)
82036
Answered
Commons
Question for Department of Health and Social Care
Coronavirus: Disease Control
Chi Onwurah
Labour, Newcastle upon Tyne Central

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 25 August 2020 to Question 43978, what steps his Department is taking to protect people from lower socio-economic groups from covid-19.

Asked 2 September 2020
Answered 21 September 2020
By Jo Churchill (Conservative, Bury St Edmunds)
84232
Answered
Commons

Lords written questions and answers

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Question for Department for Education
Assessments
Lord Storey
Liberal Democrat, Life peer

To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to introducing standardised testing in the autumn to assist schools in identifying any learning and skills gaps among pupils.

Asked 3 September 2020
Answered 18 September 2020
By Baroness Berridge (Conservative, Life peer)
HL7825
Answered
Lords
Question for Department for Education
National FGM Centre: Finance
Baroness Cox
Crossbench, Life peer

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to reverse their decision to cap the funding of the National FGM Centre.

Asked 2 September 2020
Answered 18 September 2020
By Baroness Berridge (Conservative, Life peer)
HL7624
Answered
Lords
Question for Department for Education
Pupils: Disadvantaged
Lord Taylor of Warwick
Non-affiliated, Life peer

To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to provide support to pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Asked 8 September 2020
Answered 18 September 2020
By Baroness Berridge (Conservative, Life peer)
HL7945
Answered
Lords
Question for Department for Transport
Shipping: Investment
Baroness Scott of Needham Market
Liberal Democrat, Life peer

To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support private investment in the UK maritime industry.

Asked 8 September 2020
Answered 18 September 2020
By Baroness Vere of Norbiton (Conservative, Life peer)
HL7941
Answered
Lords

Commons written statements

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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Corporate transparency and reform of the companies register
Paul Scully
Minister for London and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Labour Markets)
Conservative, Sutton and Cheam
Statement made 21 September 2020
HCWS459
Commons
Department of Health and Social Care
Adult Social Care Winter Plan
Helen Whately
Minister of State (Minister for Care)
Conservative, Faversham and Mid Kent
Statement made 21 September 2020
HCWS458
Commons
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Rough sleeping update
Robert Jenrick
Secretary of State for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Conservative, Newark
Statement made 17 September 2020
HCWS457
Commons
Ministry of Defence
Legal Protections for Armed Forces Personnel and Veterans
Mr Ben Wallace
Secretary of State for Defence
Conservative, Wyre and Preston North
Statement made 17 September 2020
HCWS456
Commons

Lords written statements

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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Rough sleeping update
Lord Greenhalgh
Minister of State for Building Safety and Communities
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 17 September 2020
HLWS452
Lords
Ministry of Defence
Legal Protections for Armed Forces Personnel and Veterans
Baroness Goldie
Minister of State for Defence
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 17 September 2020
HLWS451
Lords
Home Office
Amendment to the Manchester Arena Inquiry Terms of Reference
Baroness Williams of Trafford
The Minister of State, Home Office
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 17 September 2020
HLWS450
Lords
Department for Work and Pensions
Disability Benefits Operational Update
Baroness Stedman-Scott
The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 17 September 2020
HLWS449
Lords

Commons daily reports

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House of Commons written answers and statements
18 September 2020
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House of Commons written answers and statements
17 September 2020
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House of Commons written answers and statements
16 September 2020
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House of Commons written answers and statements
15 September 2020
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House of Lords written answers and statements
18 September 2020
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House of Lords written answers and statements
17 September 2020
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House of Lords written answers and statements
16 September 2020
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House of Lords written answers and statements
15 September 2020
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