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Questions for oral answer on a future day as of Friday 9 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 Monday 12 October

Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Education

  • Mr Richard Holden (North West Durham): What steps his Department is taking to help ensure improvement in educational attainment in each region of the UK.(907344)
  • Sara Britcliffe (Hyndburn): What steps his Department is taking to help support parents' access to childcare.(907345)
  • Navendu Mishra (Stockport): What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on the availability of public transport for young people in further education during the covid-19 outbreak.(907346)
  • Siobhain McDonagh (Mitcham and Morden): What estimate he has made of the number of school children that did not have access to (a) a laptop or (b) another device to facilitate home learning when schools were closed during the covid-19 lockdown.(907347)
  • Mark Logan (Bolton North East): What steps his Department is taking to help ensure children who are self-isolating during the covid-19 outbreak receive high quality online education.(907348)
  • Richard Burgon (Leeds East): What steps he is taking to help ensure university students have access to digital and online learning during the covid-19 outbreak.(907349)
  • Vicky Foxcroft (Lewisham, Deptford): What steps he is taking to support children with special educational needs and disabilities returning to school during the covid-19 outbreak.(907350)
  • Stuart Anderson (Wolverhampton South West): What steps he is taking to help ensure that access to education for all children is maintained during local covid-19 lockdowns.(907351)
  • Henry Smith (Crawley): What steps he is taking to help ensure fairness in A-level exams in the 2020-21 academic year following the disruption of the covid-19 outbreak.(907352)
  • Tom Randall (Gedling): What recent steps he has taken to help ensure that universities can deliver safe (a) teaching and (b) student services during the covid-19 outbreak.(907353)
  • Laura Farris (Newbury): What steps his Department is taking to help support parents' access to childcare.(907354)
  • Sir David Amess (Southend West): What steps his Department is taking to support special schools during the covid-19 outbreak.(907355)
  • Anthony Mangnall (Totnes): What steps the Government is taking to support schools that have incurred additional costs during the covid-19 outbreak.(907356)
  • Bim Afolami (Hitchin and Harpenden): What recent steps he has taken to help ensure that universities can deliver safe (a) teaching and (b) student services during the covid-19 outbreak.(907357)
  • Ellie Reeves (Lewisham West and Penge): What recent discussions he has had with school leaders on providing financial support for additional costs incurred by schools during the covid-19 outbreak.(907358)
  • Karl McCartney (Lincoln): What steps his Department is taking to help ensure children who are self-isolating during the covid-19 outbreak receive high quality online education.(907359)
  • Gary Sambrook (Birmingham, Northfield): What steps his Department is taking to increase provision of technical education.(907360)
  • Stephen McPartland (Stevenage): What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of funding arrangements for SEND education.(907361)
  • John Howell (Henley): What steps his Department is taking to increase the number of apprenticeships.(907362)
  • Virginia Crosbie (Ynys Môn): What steps his Department is taking to encourage more people to take up STEM subjects at university.(907363)
  • Janet Daby (Lewisham East): What steps he is taking to ensure maintained schools comply with requirements to teach religious education.(907364)
  • Caroline Nokes (Romsey and Southampton North): What steps his Department has taken to plan and prepare for arrangements for year-11 exams at the end of the 2020-21 academic year.(907365)
  • Debbie Abrahams (Oldham East and Saddleworth): What steps he is taking to (a) improve the wellbeing of disadvantaged children and (b) close the educational attainment gap.(907367)
  • Ben Lake (Ceredigion): What estimate he has made of the resources required by universities to support teaching and learning for students during the covid-19 outbreak.(907368)
  • Mohammad Yasin (Bedford): What steps he is taking to (a) improve the wellbeing of disadvantaged children and (b) close the educational attainment gap.(907373)
  • Mick Whitley (Birkenhead): What recent estimate he has made the number of apprentices that (a) have been made redundant and (b) are furloughed through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.(907375)
  • Neale Hanvey (Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath): What discussions he has had with the Scottish Government on the effect of the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill on Scotland’s education system.(907376)
  • Dr Philippa Whitford (Central Ayrshire): What assessment he has made of the potential effect of the end of the transition period on (a) further and (b) higher education.(907377)
  • Patrick Grady (Glasgow North): What discussions he has had with the Scottish Government on the effect of the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill on Scotland’s education system.(907378)
  • Gareth Thomas (Harrow West): What steps he is taking to (a) improve the wellbeing of disadvantaged children and (b) close the educational attainment gap.(907379)
  • Dan Jarvis (Barnsley Central): What assessment he has made on the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on universities.(907386)

At 3:15pm
Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Education

  • Shaun Bailey (West Bromwich West): If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.(907404)
  • Craig Whittaker (Calder Valley): (907405)
  • Cherilyn Mackrory (Truro and Falmouth): (907406)
  • Jonathan Gullis (Stoke-on-Trent North): (907407)
  • Stuart Anderson (Wolverhampton South West): (907408)
  • Jon Trickett (Hemsworth): (907409)
  • Steve Brine (Winchester): (907410)
  • Jeff Smith (Manchester, Withington): (907411)
  • Mark Eastwood (Dewsbury): (907412)
  • Andrew Griffith (Arundel and South Downs): (907413)
  • Mr Alistair Carmichael (Orkney and Shetland): (907418)
  • Matt Western (Warwick and Leamington): (907422)
  • Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East): (907423)
  • Mrs Sharon Hodgson (Washington and Sunderland West): (907424)

Questions for Answer on Tuesday 13 October

Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs

  • Robbie Moore (Keighley): What assessment he has made of the effect of the National Security Law on the people of Hong Kong.(907434)
  • Mr Steve Baker (Wycombe): What steps he is taking to assist authorities in Trinidad and Tobago to repatriate their citizens stranded in the UK as a result of the closure of that country's borders in response to the covid-19 pandemic.(907435)
  • Nickie Aiken (Cities of London and Westminster): What assessment he has made of the effect of the covid-19 pandemic on progress in implementing the Government's policy on ensuring that girls throughout the world receive 12 years of quality education.(907436)
  • Andy Slaughter (Hammersmith): With reference to the Resolution of the House of 13 October 2014, what steps the Government is taking to recognise the state of Palestine alongside the state of Israel, as a contribution to securing a negotiated two state solution.(907437)
  • Tony Lloyd (Rochdale): What the Government's policy is on promoting human rights, democracy building and the rule of law internationally, following the merger of his Department and the Department for International Development.(907438)
  • Chris Elmore (Ogmore): What recent representations he has made to his Brazilian counterpart on climate change and protection of the Amazon rainforest.(907439)
  • Fiona Bruce (Congleton): What recent representations he has made to the Iranian authorities on the intimidation of BBC Persian journalists in that country.(907440)
  • Caroline Ansell (Eastbourne): What diplomatic steps he is taking to help secure peace between Israel and the Palestinian people.(907441)
  • Barry Gardiner (Brent North): What proposals the Government has put forward to the UN Security Council on a resolution to the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh.(907442)
  • Alan Brown (Kilmarnock and Loudoun): What recent assessment he has made of the potential effect of the UK Internal Market Bill on the effectiveness of UK diplomacy.(907443)
  • Stephen Metcalfe (South Basildon and East Thurrock): What progress the Government has made through international co-operation on tackling climate change.(907444)
  • Simon Jupp (East Devon): What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on progress in ensuring that the UK is prepared for the end of the transition period.(907445)
  • Scott Mann (North Cornwall): What recent assessment he has made of the effect on regional security of China's actions in the South China Sea.(907446)
  • Michael Fabricant (Lichfield): What comparative assessment he has made of the ability of the (a) UK and (b) EU to impose sanctions on the President of Belarus.(907447)
  • Suzanne Webb (Stourbridge): What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on progress in ensuring that the UK is prepared for the end of the transition period.(907448)
  • Mark Eastwood (Dewsbury): What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on progress in ensuring that the UK is prepared for the end of the transition period.(907449)
  • Mrs Heather Wheeler (South Derbyshire): What diplomatic steps he is taking to strengthen UK relations with ASEAN countries.(907450)
  • Duncan Baker (North Norfolk): What progress the Government has made through international co-operation on tackling climate change.(907451)
  • Simon Baynes (Clwyd South): What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on progress in ensuring that the UK is prepared for the end of the transition period.(907452)
  • Lee Anderson (Ashfield): What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on progress in ensuring that the UK is prepared for the end of the transition period.(907453)
  • Andrew Rosindell (Romford): What assessment he has made of the effect of the National Security Law on the people of Hong Kong.(907454)
  • Martin Docherty-Hughes (West Dunbartonshire): What recent assessment he has made of the potential effect of the UK Internal Market Bill on the effectiveness of UK diplomacy.(907456)
  • Jonathan Edwards (Carmarthen East and Dinefwr): What steps he is taking to promote (a) Wales and (b) Welsh businesses internationally.(907457)
  • Rushanara Ali (Bethnal Green and Bow): What steps he is taking to ensure equitable access internationally to vaccines and medical equipment to tackle the covid-19 pandemic.(907459)
  • Christine Jardine (Edinburgh West): What steps he is taking to ensure (a) parliamentary and (b) independent scrutiny of Official Development Assistance spending.(907461)
  • Afzal Khan (Manchester, Gorton): What steps he is taking with Cabinet colleagues to help UK businesses to ensure their supply chains do not include workers subject to human rights violations in Xinjiang and Tibet.(907465)
  • Dr Rupa Huq (Ealing Central and Acton): What recent assessment he has made of the ongoing conflict in the Nagorno-Karabakh region.(907467)
  • Daniel Zeichner (Cambridge): What recent assessment he has made of the situation of refugees in Lesbos.(907468)
  • Feryal Clark (Enfield North): What recent discussions he has had with his Turkish counterpart on (a) democracy and (b) the arrest of opposition politicians in that country.(907470)
  • Patricia Gibson (North Ayrshire and Arran): What recent assessment he has made of the potential effect of the UK Internal Market Bill on the effectiveness of UK diplomacy.(907473)
  • Sam Tarry (Ilford South): What representations he has made to his Indian counterpart on the decision of that Government to freeze Amnesty International India’s bank accounts.(907477)
  • Stephen Timms (East Ham): What information the US Administration is required to provide to his Department on its activities at RAF Croughton.(907478)

At 12:15pm
Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs

  • Jack Brereton (Stoke-on-Trent South): If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.(907494)
  • Imran Ahmad Khan (Wakefield): (907495)
  • Mr Peter Bone (Wellingborough): (907496)
  • Harriett Baldwin (West Worcestershire): (907497)
  • Chris Stephens (Glasgow South West): (907498)
  • Rachael Maskell (York Central): (907499)
  • Duncan Baker (North Norfolk): (907500)
  • Alec Shelbrooke (Elmet and Rothwell): (907501)
  • Cat Smith (Lancaster and Fleetwood): (907502)
  • Philip Dunne (Ludlow): (907503)
  • Simon Jupp (East Devon): (907504)
  • Mr Toby Perkins (Chesterfield): (907505)
  • Lloyd Russell-Moyle (Brighton, Kemptown): (907509)
  • Gill Furniss (Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough): (907510)
  • Carla Lockhart (Upper Bann): (907520)

Questions for Answer on Wednesday 14 October

Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Wales

  • David Linden (Glasgow East): What recent discussions he has had with the devolved Administrations on UK trade negotiations with the EU.(907294)
  • Simon Baynes (Clwyd South): What recent discussions he has had with the Welsh Government on covid-19 restrictions in Wales.(907295)
  • Chris Bryant (Rhondda): What additional funding the Government has provided to communities in Wales affected by Storm Dennis.(907296)
  • Tonia Antoniazzi (Gower): What recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on financial support for people in Wales affected by the covid-19 outbreak.(907297)
  • Andrew Griffith (Arundel and South Downs): What steps he is taking to help implement (a) city and (b) growth deals in Wales.(907298)
  • Aaron Bell (Newcastle-under-Lyme): What assessment he has made of the potential economic effect on Wales of the provisions in the UK Internal Market Bill.(907299)
  • Joy Morrissey (Beaconsfield): What steps his Department is taking to support Wales’s economic recovery from the covid-19 outbreak.(907300)
  • Jessica Morden (Newport East): What recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on financial support for people in Wales affected by the covid-19 outbreak.(907301)
  • Rosie Cooper (West Lancashire): What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on support for people in Wales whose employment has been adversely affected by the covid-19 outbreak.(907302)
  • Jamie Stone (Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross): What progress has been made on expanding Wales's full-fibre broadband network.(907303)
  • Marco Longhi (Dudley North): What steps his Department is taking to strengthen the Union.(907304)
  • Stephen Kinnock (Aberavon): What steps the Government is taking to support manufacturing in Wales.(907305)
  • Michael Fabricant (Lichfield): What steps his Department is taking to support the recovery of the Welsh (a) rural economy and (b) hospitality sector from the effects of the covid-19 outbreak.(907306)
  • Selaine Saxby (North Devon): What steps his Department is taking to strengthen the Union.(907307)
  • Mr David Jones (Clwyd West): What recent discussions he has had with local authorities in Wales on the operation of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.(907312)

At 12:00pm
Oral Questions to the Prime Minister

  • Mr Shailesh Vara (North West Cambridgeshire): If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 14 October.(907524)
  • Tim Loughton (East Worthing and Shoreham): (907525)
  • Matt Western (Warwick and Leamington): (907526)
  • Dr Matthew Offord (Hendon): (907527)
  • Virginia Crosbie (Ynys Môn): (907528)
  • Neil Coyle (Bermondsey and Old Southwark): (907529)
  • Helen Hayes (Dulwich and West Norwood): (907530)
  • Craig Williams (Montgomeryshire): (907531)
  • Allan Dorans (Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock): (907532)
  • Mr Gregory Campbell (East Londonderry): (907533)
  • Wendy Chamberlain (North East Fife): (907534)
  • Sir Gary Streeter (South West Devon): (907535)
  • Lee Anderson (Ashfield): (907536)
  • Anne McLaughlin (Glasgow North East): (907537)
  • Stuart Anderson (Wolverhampton South West): (907538)

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)
  • Miriam Cates (Penistone and Stocksbridge): (907644)
  • 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)