To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in accordance with the National Security Strategy, what is the minimum number of frigates required by the Royal Navy at any one time.
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To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to prevent discrimination against the UK's Sikh community, in the light of the UK Sikh Survey 2016 which revealed that almost one fifth of Sikhs encountered discrimination in a public place in th...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what the 150 British troops to be deployed to Poland in spring 2017 will be doing to deter Russian aggression; and how long their deployment is intended to last.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel over the legislation currently before the Knesset which could retroactively legalise Israeli settlement building on private Palestinian land.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many civil servants have been transferred from other government departments, specifically from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Ministry of Defence, to the Department for Exiting the European Union.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many negotiators they have employed to conduct exit negotiations with the EU; what plans they have to recruit further negotiators and from what source; and how many in total they estimate will be required.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many civil servants are employed by the Department for Exiting the European Union; and how many more they plan to recruit.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of other European countries having now lifted their flight bans to Sharm el Sheikh, why the Foreign and Commonwealth Office still advises against all but essential travel by air to or from there.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what will be the cost of setting up and running the Department for Exiting the European Union during the 2016–17 financial year.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many fluent Russian speakers have been trained or recruited by the FCO since June 2015, and how many fluent Russian speakers are presently employed by the FCO.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the official figure of £10 billion extra in funding for the NHS by 2020–21 is correct.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their strategy to encourage and attract investment to the steel, aerospace and pharmaceutical industries in the UK.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government (1) how many additional cybersecurity experts they estimate are needed to implement the National Cyber Security Strategy, (2) what priority is being given to the education and training of cybersecurity experts, and (3) what...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they last met with the Muslim Council of Britain to discuss the Prevent strategy.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government (1) what are the present costs to the NHS of adult social care, and (2) how much additional funding they estimate is required to ensure the adequate provision of social care, particularly for the elderly.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the number of UK nationals who speak a second language fluently; what strategy they have to improve foreign language skills in the UK; and what estimate they have made of the cost to the econ...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to prevent the decline in the population of hazel dormice in the UK and to support dormice research projects.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will clarify the situation on whether the UK needs to opt into the new Europol Regulation, which will apply from 1 May 2017, to be able to continue its full participation in Europol.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the anual cost to the NHS of (1) people coming to the UK from overseas to receive non-emergency medical treatment, and (2) non-UK residents receiving emergency healthcare; and how many such persons are estimated to ...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Prime Minister had a bilateral with President Sisi of Egypt at the G20 Summit in Hangzhou; and if so, who requested the meeting and why.