To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they plan to publish details of the proposal in the Conservative party's manifesto to reduce the welfare budget by £12 billion by the 2017–18 financial year, and in particular their assessment of how it will affect pen...
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To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of the proximity of Tunisia and Lebanon to conflicts in Libya and Syria and the role of those states in hosting refugees, they intend to give priority for aid and investment to those states, in the con...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much tax credit was paid to working people of low income in each of the last three full years; what is their forecast for the current and next two years; and, for each year, what proportion of recipients were in full-ti...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people were subject to benefit sanctions, preventing them receiving any form of national financial help, at the most recent date for which figures are available.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they plan to take to encourage the government of Pakistan to ensure the protection of Christian and other religious minorities in that country.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will seek agreement to concerted European and United States action in the event of any Russian-inspired attack on or towards the city of Mariupol in Ukraine.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many vessels, aircraft and drones are available for Operation Triton; and what assessment they have made of their adequacy to cope with current flows of migrants.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to discuss with UNICEF the content of its recent statement on the risks to children who attempt to cross the Mediterranean in order to reach Europe.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel about the refusal to allow delegations of British parliamentarians to enter Gaza from Israel since 2009; whether similar requests for entry via Egypt were refu...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they and their allies will take action to prevent the use of barrel bombs, in particular against civilians, by the Assad administration in Syria.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to increase the resources available to the Proceeds of Corruption Unit.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to make it compulsory in future to register the beneficial ownership of all properties purchased in the United Kingdom valued at more than £2 million, including those purchased by companies.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Northover on 19 February (HL 4577), what were the uses to which the £360 million deposited in the Private Development Group Account were put; and what results those have produced s...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to require all ships above a certain tonnage, docking in the United Kingdom, to show that they had landed all their plastic waste for safe disposal; and whether primary or secondary legislation would...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to verify the bona fides and relevant beneficial interests of companies registered in the Crown Dependencies and British Overseas territories.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have with regard to the aims and agenda of the European Union’s Eastern Partnership summit meeting at Riga in May 2015.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will provide humanitarian aid for the care and resettlement of displaced people in Ukraine.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government why the Serious Fraud Office passed five files on Mr Abbas Yazdi, a British citizen, to Iranian government services between 2008 and 2013.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have considered providing a visa-free regime for short-term visits by Ukrainian citizens.