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Questions for Written Answer for 9 February 2021

Tabled on 8 February and due for answer by 22 February.

Lord Aberdare to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have (1) to enable UK orchestras to continue to use (a) specialist UK-based hauliers, or (b) their own trucks, to transport musical instruments across multiple EU countries, and (2) to negotiate with the EU an exemption to barriers of the movement of goods for cultural purposes.  HL13034
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Lord Aberdare to ask Her Majesty's Government whether Admission Temporaire Carnets will be required for portable musical instruments carried by musicians for professional purposes when travelling (1) between the UK and the EU, and (2) between Great Britain and Northern Ireland.  HL13035
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Lord Aberdare to ask Her Majesty's Government whether self-employed musicians from the EU coming to the UK on a regular basis can do so under Permitted Paid Engagement; and if not, what plans they have to make arrangements to facilitate such visits.  HL13036
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Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by the National Federation of Gypsy Liaison Groups Moving for Change: local authority approaches to roadside camps in a time of COVID-19, published on 4 February, in particular its finding that there was a 333 per cent increase in evictions from roadside camps in the 45 days follow… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they take to ensure that pension funds and other institutional investors comply with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights  HL13038
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Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they take to ensure that the investment strategies of pension funds and other institutional investors take into account (1) crimes against humanity, and (2) genocide, as social risk factors.  HL13039
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Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the Burma Campaign's "Dirty List"; and what plans they have to impose sanctions on any firm which supports Myanmar's military.  HL13040
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Baroness Anelay of St Johns to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to issue visas to those Afghan nationals who worked as translators with the British Armed Forces; and whether such visas will be issued on the same basis as the process already launched in the United States for Afghan nationals who worked as translators with the United States military.  HL13041
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Lord Austin of Dudley to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the way in which social media companies deal with racist abuse directed at footballers.  HL13042
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Lord Austin of Dudley to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the cooperation of social media companies with the police on incidents of online racist abuse.  HL13043
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Lord Austin of Dudley to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the adequacy of the (1) investigation, and (2) prosecution, of online racist abuse by the (a) police, and  (b) Crown Prosecution Service.  HL13044
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Lord Austin of Dudley to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the extent to which RT complies with the requirements of holding a broadcasting licence in the UK.  HL13045
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Lord Austin of Dudley to ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with Ofcom about RT’s compliance with the requirements of holding a broadcasting licence in the UK.  HL13046
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Lord Beecham to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the report by Healthwatch What people are telling us, published on 9 December 2020, which found that people are struggling to access NHS dentistry, (2) the reported increase in the sale of at-home dental kits by Boots in the last three months of 2020, and (3) British Dental Association analysis that… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty's Government, in relation to the Clean Air Zones Central Services (Fees) (England) Regulations 2020 (SI 2020/1444), what restrictions there are on the amount that local authorities can charge different types of non-compliant vehicles which enter a clean air zone; whether local authorities can retain such charges; whether local authorities are requi… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty's Government what are the current costs of obtaining (1) short-term work visas, and (2) certificates of sponsorship, for EU citizens seeking to work in the UK; why there are different charges for citizens of different EU member states; and whether this policy reflects the UK’s commitment in the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement to treat the EU… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty's Government what are the current costs of obtaining short-term work visas for UK nationals seeking to work in each of the EU member states.  HL13050
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Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to publish up-to-date forecasts of future demand for travel by rail; whether any such forecasts (1) will provide separate data for (a) commuting, and (b) long distance travel, and (2) will include reductions in peak and other passenger rail services; and what plans they have to ensure that any freed-up rail capacit… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Lord Boateng to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the decision by the government of Uganda to suspend the Democratic Governance Facility, and (2) the implications of that suspension for the continuation of other development programmes in that country that are supported by UK Official Development Assistance.  HL13052
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Lord Boateng to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken in response to reports that, since November 2020, Ugandan supporters of the National Unity Platform have been abducted by the government of Uganda's security services; and what proportion of UK Official Development Assistance is focused on security sector reform in that country.  HL13053
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Baroness Brady to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that social media companies address the racist abuse of footballers.  HL13054
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Lord Campbell-Savours to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to implement the guideline by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Spondyloarthritis in over 16s: diagnosis and management, published on 28 February 2017.  HL13055
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Lord Campbell-Savours to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of the guidance included in the guideline by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Spondyloarthritis in over 16s: diagnosis and management, published on 28 February 2017.  HL13056
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The Earl of Clancarty to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to discuss concerns over reciprocal arrangements for touring musicians at the next meeting of the EU–UK Joint Committee.  HL13057
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Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with Ofcom about the Public Switch Telephone Network switch off; and what plans they have, aside from the Broadband Stakeholder Group website, to ensure that (1) consumers, and (2) businesses, are informed of that switch off.  HL13058
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Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with (1) Ofcom, and (2) Openreach, about the trials in Salisbury and Mildenhall for migrating customers to fibre and withdrawing copper services.  HL13059
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Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the number of vulnerable people who will be impact by the Public Switch Telephone Network switch off.  HL13060
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Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the Public Switch Telephone Network switch off on businesses across the UK.  HL13061
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Lord Crisp to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the progress being made on the (1) prevention, and (2) treatment, of brain tumours.  HL13062
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Lord Crisp to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the level of research being undertaken into the (1) prevention, and (2) treatment, of brain tumours.  HL13063
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Lord Crisp to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to accelerate (1) the progress, and (2) the dissemination of the findings, of research into the (a) prevention, and (b) treatment, of brain tumours.  HL13064
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Baroness Deech to ask Her Majesty's Government when they plan to publish the outcome of their consultation on gamete (egg, sperm) and embryo storage limits.  HL13065
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Baroness Deech to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to renew their extension of the storage limit for frozen eggs, sperm and embryos, announced in April 2020, so that the limit covers the duration for which the restrictions in place to address the COVID-19 pandemic are in place.  HL13066
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Baroness Doocey to ask Her Majesty's Government when they published their most recent strategy on the prevention of modern slavery.  HL13067
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Baroness Doocey to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken to prevent re-trafficking of (1) known, or (2) suspected, victims of trafficking and modern slavery.  HL13068
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Baroness Doocey to ask Her Majesty's Government how many child trafficking cases in the National Referral Mechanism have been suspended before a conclusive decision was made in the past three years.  HL13069
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Baroness Doocey to ask Her Majesty's Government how many adult trafficking cases in the National Referral Mechanism have been suspended before a conclusive decision was made in the past three years.  HL13070
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Baroness Doocey to ask Her Majesty's Government, in cases where a child awaiting a National Referral Mechanism (NRM) decision has been reported missing and does not return within 48 hours, how long is the NRM case file held open for before it is suspended.  HL13071
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Baroness Doocey to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of COVID-19 on (1) the level of child trafficking in the UK, and (2) their efforts to combat such trafficking.  HL13072
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Lord German to ask Her Majesty's Government how many businesses have declared bankruptcy in each parliamentary constituency in Wales so far in the 2020/21 financial year.  HL13073
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Lord German to ask Her Majesty's Government how many jobs have been lost in each parliamentary constituency in Wales so far in the 2020/21 financial year.  HL13074
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Lord German to ask Her Majesty's Government how much has been paid in payments under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme in each parliamentary constituency in Wales to date.  HL13075
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Lord German to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the increase in personal debt by individuals who have lost their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic.  HL13076
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Baroness Grey-Thompson to ask Her Majesty's Government why they are drafting a sexual and reproductive health strategy separately from a broader women’s health strategy.  HL13077
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Baroness Grey-Thompson to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to create a comprehensive women’s health strategy which includes provisions for (1) improving sexual and reproductive health, and (2) menstrual wellbeing.  HL13078
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Baroness Grey-Thompson to ask Her Majesty's Government whether plans to improve (1) diagnosis, and (2) treatment, of heavy menstrual bleeding will be included in (a) the sexual and reproductive health strategy, or (b) any broader women’s health strategy.  HL13079
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Baroness Grey-Thompson to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the (1) costs, and (2) benefits, of providing women with post-delivery contraception; and what plans they have to include such provision in their sexual and reproductive health strategy.  HL13080
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Lord Hammond of Runnymede to ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made towards the development of a new British Embassy in Beijing; and whether permission for the construction of that new embassy has been approved by the government of China.  HL13081
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Baroness Harris of Richmond to ask Her Majesty's Government whether there is a planned timetable for the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s decisions on notifications being submitted in the correct form under the mandatory notification procedure proposed in the National Security and Investment Bill; and if so, what that timetable is.  HL13082
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Baroness Harris of Richmond to ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have defined what asset transactions should be referred to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy under the proposed rules in the National Security and Investment Bill; whether they intend to exclude any such transactions from those rules; and if so, which transactions they intend… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Baroness Harris of Richmond to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the regulatory burden on universities when making screening decisions for research funding; and what plans they have to reduce any such burden  HL13084
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Baroness Harris of Richmond to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to introduce rules to govern screening decisions in relation to foreign investment in research and development based in the UK to ensure that such investment can take place without disruption.  HL13085
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Baroness Hayman to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to undertake a “deep dive” study into drug-related deaths and suicides in order to establish the number of people with terminal illnesses who die as a result of suicide.  HL13086
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Baroness Hayman to ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with coroners about the number of people with terminal illnesses who die as a result of suicide per year.  HL13087
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Baroness Hayman to ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the Office for National Statistics about commissioning research into how many people with terminal illnesses die as a result of suicide per year.  HL13088
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Baroness Hayman to ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the National Institute for Health Research about commissioning research into how many people with terminal illnesses die as a result of suicide per year.  HL13089
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust Gender identity services: inspection report, published on 20 January, and the statement that “separate from our inspection the High Court made a ruling on the 1 December 2020 around capacity and consent of children receivin… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust Gender identity services: inspection report, published on 20 January, what assessment they have made of the statement in that report that the High Court ruling on 1 December 2020 about the capacity and consent of children r… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust Gender identity services: inspection report, published on 20 January, and (2) of whether the report adequately considered the potential (a) risk to, and (b) long-term consequences for, children and… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Lord Hussain to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports of (1) internet blockades, (2) use of force, (3) intimidation by state policy, and (4) human rights abuses, against farmer protestors in India.  HL13093
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Lord Hussain to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to protect the rights under international law to freedom of association and peaceful assembly in India.  HL13094
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Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty's Government how many unaccompanied asylum-seeking children reached Britain in each of the last three years; and what plans they have to ensure the (1) identification, (2) safety, and (3) wellbeing, of these children.  HL13095
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the finding in the report by Gleeds Charting the Course: Winter 20/21 UK Market Report, published on 3 February, that there is a shortage of skilled labour available to the UK construction industry.  HL13096
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the finding in the report by Gleeds Charting the Course: Winter 20/21 UK Market Report, published on 3 February, that the number of EU citizens employed in the construction industry has fallen by 28 per cent in the past year.  HL13097
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the finding in the report by Gleeds Charting the Course: Winter 20/21 UK Market Report, published on 3 February, that 80 per cent of respondents to Gleeds' Autumn 2020 survey believe that tighter immigration controls will worsen labour shortages and lead to higher construction costs.  HL1309… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the cost per hectare of (1) prime arable land, (2) new woodland, and (3) mature woodland.  HL13099
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham to ask Her Majesty's Government whether the UK’s membership of the World Trade Organization includes the British Overseas Territories.  HL13100
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of concerns that the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine provides limited protection for the elderly; and what advice they are giving to elderly people who have already had their first dose of this vaccine.  HL13101
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Lord Judd to ask Her Majesty's Government why they did not call in the plans for an inquiry into the new coal mine in Cumbria.  HL13102
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Lord Judd to ask Her Majesty's Government what priority they will give to specific economic green development in West Cumbria in their post-COVID-19 reconstruction plans.  HL13103
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Baroness Kennedy of Cradley to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the situation in Somalia.  HL13104
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Baroness Kennedy of Cradley to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to assist African nations to access adequate supplies of COVID-19 vaccine.  HL13105
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Lord Lancaster of Kimbolton to ask Her Majesty's Government how many doses of COVID-19 vaccine have (1) been offered, and (2) been supplied, to each of the British Overseas Territories, broken down by (a) the total number, and (b) as a percentage of total population over the age of 18.  HL13106
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Lord Lancaster of Kimbolton to ask Her Majesty's Government how many doses of COVID-19 vaccine have (1) been offered, and (2) been supplied, to each of the Crown Dependencies, broken down by (a) the total number, and (b) as a percentage of total population over the age of 18.  HL13107
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Lord Lancaster of Kimbolton to ask Her Majesty's Government whether the COVID-19 vaccination timeline for (1) British Overseas Territories, and (2) the Crown Dependencies, mirrors that planned for the UK; and if not, why not.  HL13108
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Lord Lancaster of Kimbolton to ask Her Majesty's Government whether the supply of COVID-19 vaccines to residents of (1) British Overseas Territories, and (2) the Crown Dependencies, is being given equal priority to the supply to UK residents.  HL13109
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Lord Lipsey to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the Gambling Commission’s consumer affordability proposals on tax receipts from betting.  HL13110
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The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that the government of Syria is mounting an offensive in Idlib; and what steps they are taking in response to the remarks made by (1) the UN Special Envoy for Syria, and (2) the Under-Secretary-General Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, at the meeting of the UN Sec… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Lord Lucas to ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 3 February (HL12365), whether they will now answer the question put, namely, what assessment they have made of the change in rates of sexual abuse by women reported to police; and what assessment they have made of the impact of police recording suspects' self-identified gen… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Baroness Masham of Ilton to ask Her Majesty's Government what research they are (1) undertaking, or (2) supporting, into (a) the use, and (b) the benefits, of taking vitamin D supplements to help people who are susceptible to (i) COVID-19, (ii) the long term effects of COVID-19, and (iii) osteoporosis, to keep well.  HL13113
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Baroness Masham of Ilton to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to establish a national COVID-19 helpline, accessible in multiple languages, (1) to support and advise the public on the benefits of vaccination, and (2) to collect data on the long term effects of COVID-19.  HL13114
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Lord Pendry to ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of China about reports of human rights abuses against Uighur people including the use of (1) detention camps, (2) forced labour, (3) torture, (4) rape, and (5) sterilisation.  HL13115
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Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty's Government what safeguards they plan to put in place to ensure that planned UK freeports and free zones are not susceptible (1) to tax evasion, and (2) to money laundering, activities that have been reported in relation to the freeports and free zones in EU member states.  HL13116
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Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty's Government whether their proposed sites for freeports and free zones include the seven UK sites that had this status until 2012.  HL13117
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Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty's Government whether the planned rail link between Oxford and Cambridge will involve electrification of the entire line; and if not, why not.  HL13118
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Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to develop the renewable energy sector in the UK.  HL13119
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Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of the Green Homes Grant scheme.  HL13120
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Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick to ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with industry bodies about the effectiveness of the Green Homes Grant scheme.  HL13121
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Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support contractors with the administration of the Green Homes Grant scheme.  HL13122
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Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support sub-postmasters affected by failings in the Horizon IT system.  HL13123
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Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to prioritise the life sciences sector in any economic recovery policies.  HL13124
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to invite President Biden to extend his visit to the UK following the G7 conference in June.  HL13125
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty's Government how many migrants are currently being accommodated in (1) Napier Barracks, and (2) the Penally military training camp, compared to the numbers accommodated in (a) December 2020, and (b) January 2021.  HL13126
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty's Government how many migrants accommodated in (1) Napier Barracks, and (2) the Penally military training camp, have been diagnosed with COVID-19; and whether there have been any COVID-19 related fatalities at these camps.  HL13127
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty's Government what medical facilities are available at (1) Napier Barracks, and (2) the Penally military training camp.  HL13128
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty's Government how social distancing is observed when transporting migrants (1) to, and (2) from, (a) Napier Barracks, and (b) the Penally military training camp.  HL13129
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether (1) Napier Barracks, and (2) the Penally military training camp, are (a) adequate, and (b) satisfactory, for the purpose of accommodating migrants.  HL13130
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Lord Scriven to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 25 January (HL12009), whether they will now answer the question put, namely, what assessment they made of reports that (1) torture, and (2) cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, has occurred in the Muharraq Security Complex in Bahrain; and whether they received any such repor… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Lord Scriven to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 6 May 2020 (HL3436) and the Minister of State at the Home Office on 11 January (HC130095), what assessment they have made of the role of Tariq Al-Hassan in human rights violations in Bahrain.  HL13132
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Lord Storey to ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) employers, and (2) unemployed young people, have joined the Kickstart Scheme.  HL13133
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Lord Storey to ask Her Majesty's Government what arrangements they have put in place to ensure that laptops are provided for apprentices who have to work from home.  HL13134
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Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that there is equitable access to BTEC qualifications.  HL13135
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Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the change in HMRC’s status as a preferential creditor on the borrowing capacity of small businesses.  HL13136
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Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have any plans to introduce regional bodies for the delivery of vocational education to local communities.  HL13137
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Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on gender equality within the performing arts sector.  HL13138
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Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel about (1) reports that the administrative detention order of Amal Nakhleh has been extended, and (2) the need for Amal Nakhleh to access treatment for an autoimmune disease.  HL13139
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Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 1 February (HL12260), whether they have had any discussions about compensation for farmers who have had olive trees destroyed in the West Bank; and if so, (1) who those discussions were with, and (2) what was the outcome.  HL13140
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Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty's Government how much funding they have provided to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East in each of the last three financial years.  HL13141
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Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports of the arrest and subsequent treatment by Israel Police of a 13-year old Palestinian in Isawiya on 28 January.  HL13142
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Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty's Government what are the permissible reasons for UK citizens to travel internationally while the restrictions to address the COVID-19 pandemic are in place.  HL13143
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Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty's Government whether UK citizens who are resident abroad are permitted (1) to enter, and (2) to leave, the UK while the restrictions to address the COVID-19 pandemic are in place.  HL13144
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Baroness Whitaker to ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of China about parole for Dr Gulshan Abbas on humanitarian grounds.  HL13145
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Baroness Whitaker to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to implement the undertakings they made in their response to the House of Commons' Women and Equalities Committee report Tackling inequalities faced by Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities, published on 5 April 2019.  HL13146
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Baroness Young of Old Scone to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to provide as much detail as possible on (1) those who have refused COVID-19 vaccination, and (2) those who have not responded to invitations for COVID-19 vaccination, (a) to local public health directors and their staff, and (b) to local primary care networks and clinical commissioning groups; if the… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Baroness Young of Old Scone to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to provide denominator information (1) by priority groups for COVID-19 vaccination, and (2) by ethnic group, to local public health directors and their staff; if they plan to provide such information, when they will do so; and what assessment they have made of the potential for such information to ena… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Baroness Young of Old Scone to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to lift the embargo on sharing local COVID-19 vaccination uptake data (1) by priority group, and (2) by ethnic group, with primary care networks and clinical commissioning groups; and what assessment they have made of whether sharing this data would increase the effectiveness of local vaccination effo… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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