To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the Armed Forces Covenant principle of no disadvantage due to service, whether they plan to exempt War Disablement Pensions from local authority income assessments for social care, as is already the case fo...
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To ask Her Majesty’s Government why, in October 2012, they decided fully to exempt Armed Forces Compensation Scheme Guaranteed Income Payments from local authority means tests for social care, but did not do the same for War Disablement Pensions.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government why, in relation to the treatment of injured veterans’ compensation payments within the social care system, their charging guidance differs depending on whether the injury was sustained before or after 6 April 2005.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to revise social care charging guidance for War Disablement Pensioners, in the light of a proportion of military compensation being regarded as income in local authority income assessments.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Howe on 2 February (HL4599), given the recent closure of Nottingham University Trust's acute dermatology service, what steps they are taking to relieve increasing service pressure on d...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how Health Education England calculates the number of trainees in dermatology; and how those numbers are matched to future specialist consultant requirements for England.
To ask the Chairman of Committees what is the mean and maximum time delay for PICT to answer telephone helpline calls from Members of the House of Lords.
To ask the Chairman of Committees how many Members of the House of Lords have been unable to access features such as their emails and calendars since the switch to Office 365.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will seek to issue commissioning guidance to improve links between neurological and dementia services with a view to enabling Parkinson’s dementia to be diagnosed at the earliest opportunity.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to support research into (1) Parkinson’s dementia, and (2) dementia with Lewy bodies.
To ask Her Majesty's Government why tax relief is not available for essential professional expenses such as registration, defence fees and continued professional development incurred, or for unpaid professional work undertaken, by a doctor in receipt of a...
To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to ensure that charities representing patients are consulted by NICE when drawing up treatment guidelines; and whether they hav...
To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to increase the numbers of primary school teachers with (1) a science degree, or (2) a science A-level, as their highest science qualification.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to increase the numbers of chemistry teachers with a subject-specialist background.
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many primary schools in England have (1) a science subject leader, and (2) a science subject leader who has a science degree.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to implement fully the Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010, including the secondary legislation and a programme to ensure that the public is aware of the dangers of sunbeds.