To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Lord Freud on 9 July (HL Deb, col 223), how many people have made use of the "system of advances", and how many have been helped by "local support frameworks" through local authorities, in the last...
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To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to call on all parties to make an immediate cessation of hostile acts out of and into Gaza, with independent verification.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will make representations to the government of Pakistan about the independence and comprehensiveness of the terms of reference of the proposed National Commission for Minorities.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the Parliament of Iraq following its election of a Speaker, and in particular regarding the prospects of the early formation of a new government.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to help the Beachy Head Chaplaincy team to continue its work in preventing suicides on the cliffs; and in particular whether they will assist it to receive lottery, European Union and voluntary g...
To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of British bilateral aid to Pakistan was spent in the provinces of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the most recent year for which figures are available.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many child asylum applicants with initial refusals have cases which are pending following appeal; and how many such applicants have been successful on appeal in the last three years.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they are making in assisting the government of Pakistan to raise revenue from rich individuals and companies to pay for education for children in that country not currently attending school.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Ethiopia about the case of Mr Ali Adorus.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, following the call by UNICEF for the freeing of 140 Kurdish school boys recently abducted in Northern Syria, they intend to take steps to assist their release.
To ask Her Majesty's Government why Mr Shaker Aamer, the British resident detained at Guantanamo Bay, has not yet been released; what were the last representations they made on his behalf; and what was the reply to them.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the total United Kingdom expenditure on bilateral aid for Pakistan in the last year for which figures are available; what was the United Kingdom's contribution to multilateral aid for Pakistan in the same period; a...
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to take action to ensure that essential medical and relief supplies reach people in the autonomous Kurdish cantons of north and east Syria.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what further action they plan to take to prevent torture globally; to which countries they are giving priority; and what steps they envisage for bringing to justice those responsible, particularly in cases where British inv...
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many separate contractors were employed in (1) Somerset, and (2) Gloucestershire in the recent badger culls; and how many people were actively engaged in culling in each county.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of the badgers shot or trapped in the Somerset and Gloucestershire pilot culls were infected with tuberculosis.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to issue guidance to social services departments on the special needs of unaccompanied asylum-seeking young people, in particular in respect of post-traumatic stress and arrested personal development.
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many child asylum applicants have been refused financial and other support by social services departments because their credibility has been challenged, in the last year for which figures are available.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will continue their efforts, with the support of the Commonwealth, to establish an independent and credible inquiry into alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka in 2008 and 2009, following the United Nations Resolution...
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will propose the renewal of the mandate of the United Nations Human Rights Council's Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.