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Questions for Written Answer for 22 February 2022

Tabled on 21 February and due for answer by 7 March.

Lord Allen of Kensington to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the improvement in energy efficiency of homes that could be achieved if the current rate of VAT on retrofit building work were to be reduced to (1) a five per cent rate, and (2) a zero rate; and what plans they have, if any, to do so.  HL6209
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Lord Allen of Kensington to ask Her Majesty's Government how much of the £683 million Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund has been paid to claimants; how many claimants have been paid; and what is the mode average amount paid to each claimant.  HL6210
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Lord Allen of Kensington to ask Her Majesty's Government what was their rationale for cutting the post of Minister for the Middle East and North Africa at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.  HL6211
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Lord Allen of Kensington to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the opening of trade negotiations with India, (1) what is their timetable, and (2) what are the key milestones, for a free trade agreement between the UK and India.  HL6212
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Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Kamall on 10 February (HL5960), what criteria they use to assess whether information is commercially sensitive; and what was the outcome of the technical review of Inivos gowns.  HL6213
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Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports of violence and intimidation of opposition politicians, their supporters, and trade unions, ahead of parliamentary and local by-elections in Zimbabwe on 26 March; and what steps they are taking in response.  HL6214
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Baroness Bakewell to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to grant full legal status to humanist marriages.  HL6215
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Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the global number of (1) deaths, and (2) injuries, caused by UK exports of the banned herbicide paraquat to countries where its use remains legal; what assessment they made of the environmental impact of such exports; and what consideration they have given to restricting exports of p… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that individuals in Mali at personal risk through their involvement with British forces and officials can be extracted and resettled if necessary.  HL6217
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Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans, if any, they have (1) to ban the deployment of the spyware tool Pegasus, and (2) to set up an inquiry into its impact on the UK.  HL6218
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Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle to ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the number of users of Second Sight Medical Products in the UK have been affected by the company's collapse; what assessment they have made of the risk of other such medical device companies collapsing; and what steps they are taking to protect the consumers of such medical devices.  H… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of private for-profit groups acquiring nurseries in England on (1) the stability of the nursery sector, and (2) the quality of provision.  HL6220
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Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Vere of Norbiton on 11 February (HL5915), what steps the Office of Product Safety and Standards are taking to ensure that lithium ion batteries used in (1) e-bikes, (2) e-scooters, and (3) other mobility aids, are safe; what (a) national, (b) European, or (c) other standards, inform decisions… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Vere of Norbiton on 11 February (HL5963), what assessment they made of the value of safety of life when deciding not to participate in the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) project.  HL6222
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Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment have they made of the economic effect on businesses and the local economy in the areas around airports affected by the cancellation of European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Services; and whether they will place a copy of any such assessment in the Library of the House.  HL6223
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Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty's Government what is the role of Counsellors of State; who are the present holders of this office; under what legislation they operate; and how the current office holders can be changed.  HL6224
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Lord Birt to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the safety of passenger flights landing in the UK during Storm Eunice.  HL6225
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Lord Birt to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to reports of delays by the DVLA in processing paper licence applications, what guidance they are providing to drivers who need to obtain their UK driving licence for the purpose of hiring a car abroad.  HL6226
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Lord Birt to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment, if any, they have made of the growth rate of each of the G7 countries from quarter 4 of 2019 to quarter 4 of 2021.  HL6227
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Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support the bus industry following the end of emergency funding measures.  HL6228
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Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty's Government whether the budgets allocated for (1) building new roads, and (2) improving existing highways, have been underspent in the current financial year; and if so, to what amounts.  HL6229
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Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty's Government how many single track kilometres of main line railway were opened to traffic in 2021.  HL6230
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Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty's Government how many single track kilometres of main line railway are planned to be open in 2022.  HL6231
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Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty's Government how many single track kilometres of main line railway have been approved for completion in 2023 and beyond; and where are these railways located.  HL6232
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Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty's Government how many roads policing officers there were in England (1) on 1 January 2019, and (2) today.  HL6233
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Lord Campbell-Savours to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to introduce legislation to enable the prosecution of persons who prejudice the national security of the UK by acting as a covert agent for a foreign government.  HL6234
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Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan formally to mark the anniversaries of the killing of Armenians in the Azerbaijani towns of (1) Sumgait in February 1988, (2) Ganja (then-Kirovabad) in November 1988, and (3) Baku in January 1990.  HL6235
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The Lord Bishop of Durham to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the levels of fuel poverty for those who live in tied accommodation.  HL6236
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The Lord Bishop of Durham to ask Her Majesty's Government how many people have so far requested assistance from the Household Support Fund.  HL6237
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The Lord Bishop of Durham to ask Her Majesty's Government how many people are in receipt of (1) the Cold Weather Payment, and (2) the Winter Fuel Payment.  HL6238
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The Lord Bishop of Durham to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are planning to take to address the high cost of living, even after the rate of inflation has reduced.  HL6239
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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean to ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the Scottish Government about (1) the provision of investment funds to (a) Ferguson Marine, (b) BiFab, and (c) Prestwick Airport, and (2) the nationalisation of Ferguson Marine; and what was the total cost of these measures to the Exchequer.  HL6240
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Lord German to ask Her Majesty's Government what improvements they expect to be provided by the Armed Forces Future Defence Infrastructure Services Contract which commences on 1 April.  HL6241
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Lord German to ask Her Majesty's Government how many housing units will be managed under the Armed Forces Future Defence Infrastructure Services Contract which commences on 1 April.  HL6242
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Lord German to ask Her Majesty's Government how many armed forces housing units in the UK are currently unoccupied; and how many empty units there were in each year since 2015.  HL6243
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Lord German to ask Her Majesty's Government what was the average cost of maintenance for each armed forces housing unit in each of the last six years.  HL6244
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Lord German to ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) requirement for housing applies to housing units in the UK provided for the armed forces.  HL6245
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Lord Green of Deddington to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Stedman-Scott on 11 February (HL5761), what is (1) the underlying data issue affecting the calculation of the scale of National Insurance numbers issued to adult overseas arrivals from June 2021 onwards, (2) the scale of the uncertainty about the numbers involved, (3) the degree and… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Lord Hain to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the UK's total GDP in December 2021 compared to February 2020, relative to the other G7 nations.  HL6247
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Baroness Hamwee to ask Her Majesty's Government whether a person may be granted a visa that cannot be cancelled for the purpose of coming to the UK to apply for asylum; and if so, in which paragraph of the Immigration Rules this provision is made.  HL6248
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Baroness Hamwee to ask Her Majesty's Government whether a person who is not present in the UK may make a claim for asylum before travelling to the UK; and if so, where in the (1) Immigration Rules, or (2) immigration policy, such provision is made.  HL6249
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Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts to ask Her Majesty's Government what is the proposed (1) name, (2) terms of reference, (3) membership, and (4) frequency of meetings, of the Cabinet Committee to be set up under the plans in the Levelling Up White Paper.  HL6250
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Baroness Hoey to ask Her Majesty's Government what is the reason for the delay in appointing the BBC Member for Northern Ireland to the BBC Board.  HL6251
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Baroness Hoey to ask Her Majesty's Government what is the timetable for filling the vacant position of BBC Member for Northern Ireland to the BBC Board.  HL6252
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Baroness Hoey to ask Her Majesty's Government how individuals in Northern Ireland can express their views on the BBC’s output pending the appointment of the BBC Member for Northern Ireland to the BBC Board.  HL6253
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Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of India regarding its waste management policies and the impact of pollution from waste sites in that country.  HL6254
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Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel (1)  to withdraw, or (2) to introduce safeguards to, the “Facebook Law” allowing Israeli courts to remove from social media platforms content perceived as harming security.  HL6255
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Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the Palestinian Authority not to ban or disrupt funerals of Palestinian citizens who have been killed by Israeli forces.  HL6256
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Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with other (1) Council of Europe, and (2) Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe, members to deal with tensions arising over Belarus and the Ukraine.  HL6257
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Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to seek to establish an independent inquiry into the deaths of (1) migrants, and (2) refugees, from exposure to the cold on the frontier between Turkey and Greece.  HL6258
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Baroness Janke to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the government of Israel's proposed plan to introduce a new Citizenship Law to ban Palestinian family unification.  HL6259
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Baroness Janke to ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they are making to the government of Israel concerning reports of Palestinian woman being subjected to intimate body searches by Israeli forces in 2015.  HL6260
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Baroness Janke to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the Joint Statement of the Humanitarian Country Team on the imminent eviction of the Salem Family in Sheikh Jarrah in East Jerusalem, published on 18 February.  HL6261
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Baroness Janke to ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they are making to the government of Israel about reports of violence towards Palestinians protesting against the demolition of homes in the Masafer Yatta region of the South Hebron Hills.  HL6262
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Lord Johnson of Marylebone to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to build confidence in the (1) longevity, and (2) value, of applied general qualifications.  HL6263
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Lord Johnson of Marylebone to ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to end the moratorium on the consideration of new qualifications for funding approval; and if so, when.  HL6264
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Lord Johnson of Marylebone to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of effect of the moratorium on the consideration of new qualifications for funding approval on (1) innovation in the provision of (a) technical, and (b) vocational qualifications, and (2) the ability of awarding organisations to adapt to the needs of (i) learners, and (ii) employers.  HL6265
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Lord Johnson of Marylebone to ask Her Majesty's Government how many qualifications have been (1) received, and (2) approved, since 1 September 2020 under Exemption type 3: Qualifications in response to economic need.  HL6266
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Lord Johnson of Marylebone to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the (1) quality, and (2) accessibility, of industry placements offered by T-Levels providers.  HL6267
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Lord Johnson of Marylebone to ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of students undertaking T-Levels are gaining at least 315 hours of ‘on-the-job’ experience during an industry placement.  HL6268
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Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to (1) increase, and (2) bring forward, their targets for peatland restoration.  HL6269
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Lord Laming to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the profits declared by companies providing children’s care homes; and what steps they are taking to prevent tax-payer funded care home providers from making excessive profits in future.  HL6270
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Lord Lebedev to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to provide financial incentives to farmers to ensure surplus food can be given to charities and food banks, as well as sent to anaerobic digestion plants.  HL6271
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Lord Lebedev to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the Food Foundation’s food insecurity data, published on 7 February; in particular, the finding that one million adults reported that they or someone in their household had to go a whole day without eating in the past month because they could not afford or access food; and what steps they intend to take… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the benefits of a shorter working week.  HL6273
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The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty's Government how many UK troops are deployed in Mali; what plans they have to reconsider the (1) deployment of the UK Task Group in Mali, and (2) UK forces contributing through the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mal; and what assessment they have made of the threat posed by extremists in (a) Mali, and (b) across t… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the causes underlying the increase in military takeovers in Africa in the past year, in particular in (1) Chad, (2) Guinea, (3) Sudan, (4) Mali, and (5) Burkina Faso; and what steps they intend to take in response through their (a) foreign, and (b) aid, policies.  HL6275
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The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Joint Statement on the Supreme Judicial Council in Tunisia by the UK Ambassador to Tunisia and others on 8 February, what discussions they have had with the President of Tunisia about his intention to dissolve the independent Supreme Judicial Council.  HL6276
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The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to prevent a humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan; and in particular, what steps they are taking to protect children in that country.  HL6277
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The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty's Government when the Prime Minister last discussed the situation in Afghanistan with Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan.  HL6278
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The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they taking to improve international cooperation on identifying (1) animal viruses, and (2) zoonotic diseases.  HL6279
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Lord McColl of Dulwich to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the increases in childhood obesity during the COVID-19 lockdown, as shown by the National Child Measurement Programmes data for 2020 to 2021, published on 20 January, what plans they have to revise the Department of Health and Social Care’s advice on combating childhood obesity.  HL6280
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Lord Mann to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to their initiative on tackling the online abuse of footballers, what assessment they have made of the extent to which football clubs have taken up the opportunity of briefings from the police on systems for reporting and dealing with online abuse.  HL6281
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Lord Mann to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of any trends in the number of arrests made among football supporters attending matches in England.  HL6282
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Baroness Masham of Ilton to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken to deliver (1) training, and (2) education, to the NHS clinical workforce to support the use of (a) genomic medicines, and (b) interpretation of genomic data, in clinical decision-making.  HL6283
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Baroness Masham of Ilton to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the variations in turnaround times and tissue sample requirements across the seven Genomic Laboratory Hubs in England.  HL6284
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Lord Mendelsohn to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effect on clinically vulnerable people if lateral flow tests are no longer provided for free.  HL6285
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Lord Mendelsohn to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to continue to provide free lateral flow tests to people who are clinically extremely vulnerable so that this group can benefit from COVID-19 antiviral therapies within the necessary period for such therapies.  HL6286
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Lord Mendelsohn to ask Her Majesty's Government how much Evusheld monoclonal antibody treatment they have secured; and when this treatment will be available to the clinically vulnerable in the UK.  HL6287
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Lord Mendelsohn to ask Her Majesty's Government what assurances they have received from the government of the United States that the permitted airport Homeland Security checks are random and not based on racial and other profiling.  HL6288
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Lord Mendelsohn to ask Her Majesty's Government what verification checks are conducted on the permitted US Homeland Security procedures at UK airports; who conducts these checks; in which department the people that conduct these checks are based; and when was the last time these checks were conducted.  HL6289
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Lord Mendelsohn to ask Her Majesty's Government what assurances they have received from the US ambassador to the UK on the operation of the Homeland Security checks on UK territory; and when was the last time such checks were discussed by UK Ministers.  HL6290
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Baroness Northover to ask Her Majesty's Government what (1) military, (2) security service, and (3) policing, training was provided in the financial years (a) 2016–17, (b) 2017–18, (c) 2018–19, (d) 2019–20, and (e) 2020–21, to the Sudanese Armed Forces and its members, both in the UK and in Sudan; and what was the cost of any such training.  HL6291
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Baroness Northover to ask Her Majesty's Government what were the (1) course contents, and (2) objectives of training, given by the UK to the Sudanese Armed Forces since 2016.  HL6292
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Baroness Northover to ask Her Majesty's Government what (1) military, (2) security, and (3) policing training, is currently being provided to the Sudanese Armed Forces in the UK and Sudan; what are the numbers of Sudanese Armed Forces members being trained; and which UK government departments are bearing the cost of these training programmes.  HL6293
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Baroness Northover to ask Her Majesty's Government what (1) surveillance equipment, (2) technology, or (3) training, has been supplied to (a) the Sudanese Armed Forces, and (b) the government of Sudan, since 2017.  HL6294
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Baroness Northover to ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will publish the Stabilization Unit Independent Review of the Defence Engagement Programme for the financial year 2015–16.  HL6295
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Lord Patten to ask Her Majesty's Government what was the (1) number, and (2) ratio, of prisoners held on remand in England who have (a) committed suicide, and (b) attempted to commit suicide, in each of the last 10 years.  HL6296
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Lord Patten to ask Her Majesty's Government whether, and if so how, their policies towards suicide prevention in prisons differ between remand and convicted prisoners.  HL6297
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Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the services available to people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME).  HL6298
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Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick to ask Her Majesty's Government what further steps they are taking to develop a national strategy for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME).  HL6299
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Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether the new National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Guidance for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) is being implemented in accordance with the regulations.  HL6300
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Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick to ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have plans to provide additional funding for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) research; and if so, when.  HL6301
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Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick to ask Her Majesty's Government what funding they have allocated to support the expansion of the free seasonal flu vaccination among 50–64 year olds that are not in a clinical risk group for the 2022/23 season.  HL6302
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Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment it has made of the potential merits of permanently expanding the free seasonal flu vaccination among 50–64 year olds that are not in a clinical risk group, beyond the 2022/23 flu season.  HL6303
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that Type 1 diabetics who would benefit from insulin pumps and glucose monitoring devices have access to these through the NHS.  HL6304
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty's Government what scientific research informed their decision to end all COVID-19 restrictions in England.  HL6305
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the ending of COVID-19 restrictions in England before other areas of the UK.  HL6306
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they had with the governments of the devolved nations regarding the decisions to end COVID-19 restrictions in England.  HL6307
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Lord Rogan to ask Her Majesty's Government which minister is responsible for efficiency and transformation, following the resignation of Lord Agnew of Oulton on 24 January.  HL6308
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Lord Rogan to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have for ministers to meet (1) the Northern Ireland Football League, and (2) the Irish Football Association, to discuss the funding of sub-regional stadia.  HL6309
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The Lord Bishop of St Albans to ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Azerbaijan about allowing UNESCO to undertake an independent mission to draw an inventory of significant cultural properties in Nagorno-Karabakh.  HL6310
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The Lord Bishop of St Albans to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to work with (1) other governments, and (2) international partners, to ensure the protection of Armenian cultural heritage sites in Nagorno-Karabakh.  HL6311
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The Lord Bishop of St Albans to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the formation of the government of Azerbaijan's working group to remove traces of Armenian heritage from Armenian churches.  HL6312
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Lord Scriven to ask Her Majesty's Government which, if any, human rights abuses in Bahrain Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon discussed with the King of Bahrain at their meeting on 13 February.  HL6313
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Baroness Sheehan to ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they are making to the government of Israel concerning the reported assault of Ahmad Mteir, a resident of Qalandiya Refugee Camp, by Israeli border police officers.  HL6314
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Baroness Sheehan to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the government of Israel's settlement policy, and (2) the reported harming of civilians protesting against new settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.  HL6315
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Baroness Sheehan to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the data from the Gaza Sub-National Health Cluster and WHO that indicate that (1) in December 2021 Gaza only had 40 per cent of the essential medicines it needs, amounting to just one month's supply, and (2) in some months as many as 50 per cent of permits for treatment outside Gaza are denied or de… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Baroness Stern to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to include unsafe, temporary and insecure accommodation within definitions of homelessness when collecting data on women leaving prison.  HL6317
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Baroness Stern to ask Her Majesty's Government how many women have left prison without safe accommodation to return to in each of the last five years.  HL6318
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Lord Strasburger to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the annual report by the Independent Monitoring Board at HMP/Young Offenders Institute Bronzefield, published in November 2021; in particular, the finding that 77 per cent of women prisoners faced homelessness on release; and what plans they have to establish a funded pathway that ensures women leav… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that 10 per cent of new housing is specifically designed for pensioners.  HL6320
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Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to expand the Health and Care Visa scheme to allow for private households to sponsor (1) care assistants, (2) home carers, and (3) nursing home support workers.  HL6321
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Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to make colleges jointly responsible for the development of local skills improvement plans (LSIPs).  HL6322
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Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to reintroduce the Zero Carbon Homes policy to help reduce household energy bills.  HL6323
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Lord Wallace of Saltaire to ask Her Majesty's Government what plagiarism detection software government employees have access to; whether this software is used to review government publications before release; and what penalties are applied to staff found to have submitted plagiarised work for publication.  HL6324
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Lord Wasserman to ask Her Majesty's Government how many people in each local authority area received a court fine in England and Wales for (1) 2016, (2) 2017, (3) 2018, (4) 2019, and (5) 2020.  HL6325
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Lord Wasserman to ask Her Majesty's Government how many people in each local authority area did not pay their court fine in England and Wales within 12 months for (1) 2016, (2) 2017, (3) 2018, (4) 2019, and (5) 2020.  HL6326
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Lord Wasserman to ask Her Majesty's Government how many people in each local justice area received a court fine in England and Wales for (1) 2016, (2) 2017, (3) 2018, (4) 2019, and (5) 2020.  HL6327
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Lord Wasserman to ask Her Majesty's Government how many people in each local justice area did not pay their court fine in England and Wales within 12 months for (1) 2016, (2) 2017, (3) 2018, (4) 2019, and (5) 2020.  HL6328
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Lord Wasserman to ask Her Majesty's Government what was the cost to the Exchequer of enforcing court fines in England and Wales for (1) 2016, (2) 2017, (3) 2018, (4) 2019, and (5) 2020.  HL6329
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Baroness Young of Old Scone to ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect to receive the annual report by HS2 Ltd on the scheme's impact on ancient woodland, due on 11 February, as required by the High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Act 2021.  HL6330
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Baroness Young of Old Scone to ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will publish the annual report by HS2 Ltd on the scheme's impact on ancient woodland as soon as it is received.  HL6331
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Baroness Young of Old Scone to ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will lay before Parliament the annual report by HS2 Ltd on the scheme's impact on ancient woodland.  HL6332
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