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Questions for oral answer on a future day as of Wednesday 14 October 2020.

The order of these questions may be varied in the published call lists.

[R] Indicates that a relevant interest has been declared.

Questions for Answer on Thursday 15 October

Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Harriett Baldwin (West Worcestershire): What steps he is taking to increase tree planting in England.(907579)
  • Kate Osborne (Jarrow): What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the level of air pollution from motor vehicles since covid-19 lockdown restrictions were eased in August 2020.(907580)
  • Ellie Reeves (Lewisham West and Penge): What plans the Government has to reduce air pollution.(907581)
  • Jane Stevenson (Wolverhampton North East): What steps he is taking to increase tree planting in England.(907582)
  • Mark Pawsey (Rugby): What steps he is taking to reduce plastic pollution.(907583)
  • Mr Barry Sheerman (Huddersfield): What steps he is taking to protect the countryside.(907584)
  • Rachel Hopkins (Luton South): If he will make it his policy to publish an annual league table to assess water companies’ performance on tackling water (a) leaks and (b) wastage.(907585)
  • Grahame Morris (Easington): If he will make it his policy to publish an annual league table to assess water companies’ performance on tackling water (a) leaks and (b) wastage.(907586)
  • Dr Neil Hudson (Penrith and The Border): What steps he is taking to improve animal welfare standards.(907587)
  • Vicky Foxcroft (Lewisham, Deptford): What plans the Government has to reduce air pollution.(907588)
  • Neil Parish (Tiverton and Honiton): What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on management of agricultural imports at UK borders after the transition period.(907589)
  • Mr Virendra Sharma (Ealing, Southall): What steps he is taking with the Secretary of State for International Trade to maintain British food production standards in future trade deals.(907590)
  • Damien Moore (Southport): What steps he is taking to reduce plastic pollution.(907591)
  • Joy Morrissey (Beaconsfield): What steps his Department is taking to help ensure grant schemes are available to (a) homes and (b) businesses affected by flooding.(907592)
  • Richard Thomson (Gordon): What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the (a) Pick for Britain Scheme and (b) seasonal agricultural workers pilot scheme.(907593)
  • Jonathan Edwards (Carmarthen East and Dinefwr): What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on preparations for meat exports to the EU after the transition period.(907594)
  • Simon Baynes (Clwyd South): What steps he is taking with Cabinet colleagues to promote UK agricultural produce abroad.(907595)
  • Andrew Rosindell (Romford): What steps he is taking to help ensure that zoos and aquariums affected by covid-19 can access the Zoos Support Fund.(907597)
  • Hannah Bardell (Livingston): What plans he has to publish the UK–Norway Fisheries Framework Agreement.(907599)
  • Robert Halfon (Harlow): What steps his Department is taking to reduce the practice of horse tethering.(907600)

At 10:00am
Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Barry Gardiner (Brent North): If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.(907637)
  • Emma Hardy (Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle): (907639)
  • Andrew Bowie (West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine): (907640)
  • Damien Moore (Southport): (907643)
  • Jane Hunt (Loughborough): (907648)
  • Paul Girvan (South Antrim): (907654)
  • Jessica Morden (Newport East): (907656)
  • Alan Brown (Kilmarnock and Loudoun): (907660)
  • Jonathan Gullis (Stoke-on-Trent North): (907664)

At 10:10am
Oral Questions to the hon. Member for South West Bedfordshire, representing the Church Commissioners, the hon. Member for Perth and North Perthshire, representing the House of Commons Commission, the right hon. Member for East Hampshire representing the Parliamentary Works Sponsor Body and the hon. Member for City of Chester, representing the Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission

  • Mr Philip Hollobone (Kettering): To ask the hon. Member for Perth and North Perthshire, representing the House of Commons Commission, how many and what proportion of people with permanent passes to the Parliamentary estate have tested positive for covid-19.(907539)
  • Dr Neil Hudson (Penrith and The Border): To ask the hon. Member for South West Bedfordshire, representing the Church Commissioners, what plans the Church of England has to increase the number of regular church attendees during the covid-19 outbreak.(907540)
  • Karl McCartney (Lincoln): To ask the hon. Member for South West Bedfordshire, representing the Church Commissioners, what recent discussions the Commissioners have had with Government Ministers on covid-19 attendance restrictions for baptisms, weddings and funerals.(907541)
  • Cat Smith (Lancaster and Fleetwood): To ask the hon. Member for South West Bedfordshire, representing the Church Commissioners, what plans the Church of England has to implement the recommendations of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse investigation report on the Anglican Church, published in October 2020.(907542)
  • Henry Smith (Crawley): To ask the right hon. Member for East Hampshire, representing the Parliamentary Works Sponsor Body, what assessment the Sponsor Body has made of the potential merits of establishing the Parliamentary estate and its immediate environs as a planning authority.(907543)
  • Peter Grant (Glenrothes): To ask the hon. Member for City of Chester, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what representations the Committee has received from the Electoral Commission on the regulation of digital campaigning.(907544)
  • Mrs Sheryll Murray (South East Cornwall): To ask the hon. Member for South West Bedfordshire, representing the Church Commissioners, what progress the Church of England is making on increasing participation in worship, weddings and other ceremonies.(907545)
  • Mr Peter Bone (Wellingborough): To ask the hon. Member for City of Chester, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what discussions the Committee has had on whether to recommend the reappointment of the Chair of the Commission.(907546)
  • Liz Twist (Blaydon): To ask the hon. Member for City of Chester, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what steps the Electoral Commission is taking to ensure widespread electoral (a) registration and (b) participation in the May 2021 local elections.(907547)
  • Rob Butler (Aylesbury): To ask the hon. Member for South West Bedfordshire, representing the Church Commissioners, what assessment the Church of England has made of the economic effect on parishes of the inability to rent out church premises during the covid-19 outbreak.(907548)
  • Dr Dan Poulter (Central Suffolk and North Ipswich): To ask the hon. Member for City of Chester, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what steps the Commission is taking to help ensure public confidence in the impartiality of the Electoral Commission.(907549)
  • Mr Alistair Carmichael (Orkney and Shetland): To ask the hon. Member for City of Chester, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what assessment the Committee has made of the Electoral Commission’s capacity to hold (a) postponed and (b) planned elections in 2021.(907552)
  • Rachel Hopkins (Luton South): To ask the hon. Member for City of Chester, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what steps the Electoral Commission is taking to ensure widespread electoral (a) registration and (b) participation in the May 2021 local elections.[R] (907554)
  • Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East): To ask the hon. Member for South West Bedfordshire, representing the Church Commissioners, what proportion of the Church of England’s estate is covered with woodland.(907556)
  • Kevin Brennan (Cardiff West): To ask the hon. Member for City of Chester, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what steps the Commission is taking to maintain its political independence.(907563)

Questions for Answer on Monday 19 October

Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

  • Miriam Cates (Penistone and Stocksbridge): What steps she is taking to ensure that the Job Entry Targeted Support programme supports jobseekers to move into growth sectors of the economy.(907669)
  • Chris Elmore (Ogmore): What discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on support for people in the sectors worst affected by the covid-19 outbreak.(907670)
  • Alison McGovern (Wirral South): What recent assessment she has made of the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on levels of child poverty.(907671)
  • Elliot Colburn (Carshalton and Wallington): What steps she is taking to support people into work throughout the UK.(907672)
  • Christian Wakeford (Bury South): What steps she is taking through the Pension Schemes Bill to support the Government’s commitment to net zero carbon emissions by 2050.(907673)
  • Jo Gideon (Stoke-on-Trent Central): What steps her Department has taken to support an effective transition between legacy benefits and universal credit.(907674)
  • Kim Johnson (Liverpool, Riverside): What assessment she has made of the effectiveness of resuming (a) benefits sanctions and (b) welfare conditionality during increased levels of unemployment as a result of the covid-19 outbreak.(907675)
  • Richard Graham (Gloucester): What estimate her Department has made of the cost to the public purse of the cash element of the pensions triple lock for the financial year 2020-21.(907676)
  • Rosie Cooper (West Lancashire): What recent discussions she has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on extending the £20 additional universal credit payment during the covid-19 outbreak.(907677)
  • Stephen Timms (East Ham): If she will increase jobseeker's allowance by £20 per week in line with recent universal credit.(907678)
  • Owen Thompson (Midlothian): What recent discussions she has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on extending the temporary measures introduced by her Department in response to the covid-19 outbreak.(907679)
  • Peter Aldous (Waveney): If she will extend the suspension of benefit deductions for the recovery of universal credit and legacy benefit overpayments during the covid-19 outbreak.(907680)
  • Cherilyn Mackrory (Truro and Falmouth): What steps she is taking to support people into work throughout the UK.(907681)
  • Tom Randall (Gedling): What steps her Department is taking to ensure people of all ages have access to the job market.(907682)
  • Dr James Davies (Vale of Clwyd): What steps she is taking to ensure that the welfare payments that people receive meet the needs of the recipient.(907683)
  • Jason McCartney (Colne Valley): What steps she is taking to support people into work throughout the UK.(907684)
  • Mark Jenkinson (Workington): What steps her Department has taken to support an effective transition between legacy benefits and universal credit.(907685)
  • Alan Brown (Kilmarnock and Loudoun): What assessment she has made of the effectiveness of universal credit in reducing levels of poverty.(907686)
  • Rob Butler (Aylesbury): What steps she is taking to help people with disabilities into employment.(907687)
  • Mr David Davis (Haltemprice and Howden): What steps she has taken to support the welfare of people ineligible for the Government's economic support packages during the covid-19 outbreak.(907688)
  • Sarah Jones (Croydon Central): What steps her Department is taking to review the effectiveness of benefit fraud investigations.(907689)
  • Mark Fletcher (Bolsover): What steps she is taking to support people into work throughout the UK.(907690)
  • James Grundy (Leigh): What steps she is taking through the Pension Schemes Bill to protect people’s savings.(907691)
  • Jeff Smith (Manchester, Withington): What assessment she has made of the effectiveness of resuming (a) benefits sanctions and (b) welfare conditionality during increased levels of unemployment as a result of the covid-19 outbreak.(907692)
  • Emma Hardy (Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle): What recent assessment she has made of trends in the level of employment.(907693)
  • Sir Robert Neill (Bromley and Chislehurst): What recent assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the Child Maintenance Service in collecting child maintenance.(907694)
  • Kirsten Oswald (East Renfrewshire): What recent discussions she has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on extending the temporary measures introduced by her Department in response to the covid-19 outbreak.(907695)
  • Dame Diana Johnson (Kingston upon Hull North): What assessment she has made of the potential effect of reducing universal credit and working tax credit by £20 a week in April 2021 on (a) average working age and (b) levels of child poverty.(907696)
  • Munira Wilson (Twickenham): What recent assessment she has made of the potential merits of increasing carer’s allowance.(907698)
  • Wes Streeting (Ilford North): What discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on support for people in the sectors worst affected by the covid-19 outbreak.(907699)
  • Alex Cunningham (Stockton North): What assessment she has made of the potential effect of reducing universal credit and working tax credit by £20 a week in April 2021 on (a) average working age and (b) levels of child poverty.(907700)
  • Wera Hobhouse (Bath): How many Child Maintenance Service cases with pre-existing arrears have continued to accrue arrears since covid-19 lockdown restrictions were introduced in March 2020.(907714)

At 3:15pm
Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

  • Duncan Baker (North Norfolk): If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.(907729)
  • Owen Thompson (Midlothian): (907730)
  • Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East): (907731)
  • Tim Loughton (East Worthing and Shoreham): (907732)
  • Stephanie Peacock (Barnsley East): (907733)
  • Jonathan Gullis (Stoke-on-Trent North): (907734)
  • Clive Efford (Eltham): (907735)
  • Ben Everitt (Milton Keynes North): (907736)
  • Laura Farris (Newbury): (907737)
  • Andrew Jones (Harrogate and Knaresborough): (907738)
  • Sir Robert Neill (Bromley and Chislehurst): (907739)
  • Selaine Saxby (North Devon): (907740)
  • Matt Western (Warwick and Leamington): (907741)
  • Jamie Stone (Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross): (907744)
  • Jeff Smith (Manchester, Withington): (907746)