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Written questions allow MPs and Members of the House of Lords to ask government ministers for information on the work, policy and activities of government departments. Government Ministers may make oral or written statements to Parliament. 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 Home Office
Assaults On Police: Reviews
Sarah Jones
Labour, Croydon Central

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if her Department will conduct a review into the reasons for the increased number of assaults on police officers.

Asked 20 October 2020
Answered 27 October 2020
By Kit Malthouse (Conservative, North West Hampshire)
106459
Answered
Commons
Question for Home Office
Police: Labour Turnover
Sarah Jones
Labour, Croydon Central

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to improve police force retention rates.

Asked 19 October 2020
Answered 27 October 2020
By Kit Malthouse (Conservative, North West Hampshire)
105505
Answered
Commons
Question for Home Office
Police: Recruitment
Sarah Jones
Labour, Croydon Central

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what strategies have been put in place to encourage under-represented groups to join the police.

Asked 19 October 2020
Answered 27 October 2020
By Kit Malthouse (Conservative, North West Hampshire)
105508
Answered
Commons
Question for Home Office
Police: Safety
Sarah Jones
Labour, Croydon Central

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Queen's Speech of 19 December 2019, what her timescale is for bringing forward legislative proposals to establish a Police Covenant and ensure the police are able to fully conduc...

Asked 19 October 2020
Answered 27 October 2020
By Kit Malthouse (Conservative, North West Hampshire)
105506
Answered
Commons

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Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Investment Income: Monitoring
Lord Sikka
Labour, Life peer

To ask Her Majesty's Government which body is responsible for monitoring payments of possible illegal dividends; and how many cases that body has examined in the last five years.

Asked 13 October 2020
Answered 27 October 2020
By Lord Callanan (Conservative, Life peer)
HL9157
Answered
Lords
Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Business: Insolvency
Lord Sikka
Labour, Life peer

To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the number of business liquidations which remain incomplete after (1) 5 years, (2) 10 years, and (3) 15 years or more, after their commencement.

Asked 13 October 2020
Answered 27 October 2020
By Lord Callanan (Conservative, Life peer)
HL9154
Answered
Lords
Question for Treasury
Deloitte: Tax Avoidance
Lord Sikka
Labour, Life peer

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the judgment in Travel Document Service & Anor v Revenue & Customs (Corporation tax – tax avoidance scheme) UKUT 45 (TCC) by the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber) on 7 February 2017, whether they have (1...

Asked 13 October 2020
Answered 27 October 2020
By Lord Agnew of Oulton (Conservative, Life peer)
HL9158
Answered
Lords
Question for Treasury
Owner Occupation: Coronavirus
Lord Hay of Ballyore
Democratic Unionist Party, Life peer

To ask Her Majesty's Government what additional support they plan to provide to homeowners after the mortgage payment holiday scheme ends.

Asked 12 October 2020
Answered 27 October 2020
By Lord Agnew of Oulton (Conservative, Life peer)
HL9036
Answered
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Commons written statements

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Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Citizens’ Rights: Update on Implementing the Withdrawal Agreement
Wendy Morton
Minister for European Neighbourhood and the Americas
Conservative, Aldridge-Brownhills
Statement made 23 October 2020
HCWS542
Commons
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
UK priorities and objectives for 2020 annual fisheries negotiations
Victoria Prentis
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Farming, Fisheries and Food)
Conservative, Banbury
Statement made 23 October 2020
HCWS541
Commons
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
CONTINGENCIES FUND ADVANCE
George Eustice
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Conservative, Camborne and Redruth
Statement made 23 October 2020
HCWS540
Commons
Department for Transport
2022 Commonwealth Games: Games Transport Plan
Grant Shapps
Secretary of State for Transport
Conservative, Welwyn Hatfield
Statement made 23 October 2020
HCWS539
Commons

Lords written statements

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Department for Education
Application System for Initial Teacher Training
Baroness Berridge
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the School System
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 26 October 2020
HLWS535
Lords
Department for Transport
2022 Commonwealth Games: Games Transport Plan
Baroness Vere of Norbiton
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 26 October 2020
HLWS534
Lords
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Citizens’ Rights: Update on Implementing the Withdrawal Agreement
Baroness Sugg
Minister for the Overseas Territories and Sustainable Development
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 26 October 2020
HLWS533
Lords
Department for International Trade
Signing of the UK-Japan Free Trade Agreement
Lord Grimstone of Boscobel
Minister for Investment
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 23 October 2020
HLWS532
Lords

Commons daily reports

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House of Commons written answers and statements
23 October 2020
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House of Commons written answers and statements
22 October 2020
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House of Commons written answers and statements
21 October 2020
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House of Commons written answers and statements
20 October 2020
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House of Lords written answers and statements
26 October 2020
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House of Lords written answers and statements
22 October 2020
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House of Lords written answers and statements
21 October 2020
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House of Lords written answers and statements
20 October 2020
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