Luke Pollard MP

Labour & Co-operative MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport

Written Questions

As well as asking questions in the House of Commons Members of Parliament can table written questions to Ministers. Written questions are a good way of getting a statement from the Government on an issue, or a way of asking the Government for statistics or reports that they haven't published. This is an important way of holding the Government to account and to find out information that can help Plymouth get a fairer deal from Government.

Below is the full list of Parliamentary Questions Luke has submitted to ministers at Westminster – this can also be found here:

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Type 26 Frigates (27 Apr 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether a decision on the base-porting arrangements of the new Type 26 frigates will be announced in the report of the defence modernisation programme.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: A38: Devon (24 Apr 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the timetable is for the A38 between Plymouth and Exeter to be upgraded to Highway England’s Expressway standard.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions (24 Apr 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to publish the Roads to Zero strategy.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Zero Emissions Vehicle Summit(24 Apr 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when the Zero Emissions Vehicle Summit announced by the Prime Minister in December 2017 is planned to be held.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Royal Fleet Auxiliary (24 Apr 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, which (a) UK and (b) international shipbuilders participated in his Department’s market engagement exercise to procure fleet solid support ships for the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Royal Fleet Auxiliary (24 Apr 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what progress his Department has made on its four-year assessment phase of the procurement process for new fleet solid support ships for the Royal Fleet Auxiliary; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Monarch Airlines: Insolvency (23 Apr 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the cost to the public purse of repatriating UK citizens was after the collapse of Monarch airlines.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Monarch Airlines: Insolvency (23 Apr 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much and what proportion of the cost of repatriating UK citizens after the collapse of monarch airlines came from (a) the public purse, (b) the travel industry, (c) credit card companies, (d) insurance companies (e) other sources.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Monarch Airlines: Insolvency (23 Apr 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of final cost to the public purse of costs not recharged after the collapse of Monarch airlines.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Monarch Airlines: Insolvency (23 Apr 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many (a) people and (b) organisations have refused to contribute to repatriation costs after the collapse of Monarch airlines.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Frigates: Cruise Missiles (23 Apr 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether he has plans to fit vertical launch cruise missiles on (a) Type 26 and (b) Type 31 frigates; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Frigates: Cruise Missiles (23 Apr 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether a module for vertical launch missiles is planned for inclusion as part of the specification for the Type 31 frigate.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: HIV Infection (19 Apr 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of patients living with HIV who (a) were offered and (b) received an annual health assessment for cardiovascular disease, renal impairment, diabetes and bone health in each NHS England region in the last year for which figures are available; and what plans he has to ensure that all people living...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Asylum: National Insurance (21 Mar 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will issue national insurance numbers to all asylum seekers when they are granted refugee status.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Habitual Residence Test (21 Mar 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of whether refugees should be required to pass a habitual residence test for benefits after being granted refugee status.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cabinet Office: Former Members (21 Mar 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many former Conservative Members of Parliament who were defeated at the 2017 general election and who now work in his Department were appointed after a publicly advertised and open recruitment process.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: National Security (14 Mar 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will take steps to ensure the National Security Capability Review prioritises the capability of the UK's defence; and if he will a statement.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Respiratory System: Diseases (5 Mar 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to update indicator 3.01 in the Public Health Outcomes Framework to include morbidity as well as mortality linked to anthropogenic PM2.5 to reflect the role of that pollutant in exacerbating cardiovascular and respiratory illnesses and increasing the risk of a health episode being experienced by those living with those...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: South West (27 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to On Track – the 20 year plan, published by the Peninsula Rail Task Force on October 2015, what discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on allocating funding for work to decrease journey times between Plymouth and Exeter.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: South West (27 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to On Track – the 20 year plan, published by the Peninsula Rail Task Force on October 2015, what discussions he has had with Network Rail on decreasing journey times between Plymouth and Exeter.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Ophthalmic Services(27 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 8 January 2018 to Question 120603, on Ophthalmic Services, if he will publish the number of admissions for people with (a) age-related macular degeneration, (b) glaucoma and (c) diabetic retinopathy in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Ophthalmic Services(27 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 15 January 2018 to Question 121244, on Ophthalmic Services, what assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of local commissioning arrangements for (a) glaucoma, (b) age related macular degeneration and (c) diabetic retinopathy.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: HIV Infection: Health Services (27 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to increase funding for HIV support services.

Written Answers — Prime Minister: Prime Minister: Former Members (27 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Prime Minister, how many former Conservative Members of Parliament who were defeated at the general election 2017 and who now work in her Office were appointed after a publicly advertised and open recruitment process.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention (27 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of recladding tower blocks that have combustible cladding in England.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Metals: Theft (27 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he has taken to deter metal scavenging from shipwrecks and war graves.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Metals: Theft (27 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what reports he has received on the status of Royal Navy war graves on the shipwrecks of HMS Electra, HMS Exeter and HMS Encounter near Indonesia and Malaysia and on similar wrecks in other areas of the world at risk from metal scavengers.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Metals: Theft (27 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether he has had recent discussions with the Foreign Secretary on reburying the remains of Royal Navy sailors from HMS Exeter.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: HMS Ocean (27 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he has made of the net change in levels of employment in (a) Royal Navy personnel and (b) civilian staff supporting such personnel at Devonport resulting from the sale of HMS Ocean to Brazil.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: HMS Ocean (27 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many members of the crew of HMS Ocean will (a) remain in Devonport, (b) transfer to Portsmouth, (c) transfer to other Royal Navy bases and (d) leave the Royal Navy after the ship is decommissioned.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Bridges: English Channel (26 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has asked the National Infrastructure Commission to assess the viability of building a bridge spanning the English Channel.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Bridges: English Channel (26 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether it is the Government's policy to build a bridge across the English Channel.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Air Pollution: Health Hazards (26 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to indicator 3.01 of Improving outcomes and supporting transparency, updated in August 2016, what data does his Department holds on the level of mortality linked to air pollution.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Air Pollution (26 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment has been made of levels of mortality linked to outdoor air pollution exposure at local authority level.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Air Pollution (26 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timetable is for the most recent data from indicator 3.01 in the Public Health Outcomes Framework to be published by Public Health England.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Brazil: Overseas Aid (26 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much money her Department has spent on (a) direct aid and (b) providing assistance to (i) the Brazilian Government and (ii) projects in Brazil in each year since 2010.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Air Pollution: Monitoring (26 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to improve measurement of PM2.5 particles across the UK.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Air Pollution: Monitoring (26 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether his Department will work with the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government to provide guidance to local councils on ensuring air quality monitors record fine particulate matter, PM2.5.

Written Answers — Home Office: Airguns (26 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will take steps to reduce the number of cats (a) killed and (b) left with life-changing injuries due to being shot by air guns; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Origin Marking (23 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether his Department is taking steps to ensure UK goods continue to enjoy EU protected food name status after the UK leaves the EU; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: South West (22 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will take steps to upgrade the train line between Plymouth and Totnes.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: FV Solstice (22 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the timetable is for the publication of the Marine Investigation Branch report into the sinking of the Solstice trawler off Plymouth in 2017.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fisheries (22 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans he has to support the under-10 metre fishing fleet in the Fisheries Bill.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fisheries: Sustainable Development (22 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what his policy is on the allocation of fishing opportunities in UK waters to reflect the ability of boats to meet environmental, social and economic sustainability criteria.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Care Homes: Fees and Charges (9 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate he has made of the number of care home residents paying top up fees for their care.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Social Services: Plymouth Sutton and Devonport (8 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate he has made of the number of people resident in Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport constituency who have unmet social care needs.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Social Services (8 Feb 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department’s planned consultation on adult social care will include consideration of unfair care home contracts.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Former Members(30 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many former Conservative Members of Parliament who were defeated at the 2017 general election and who now work in his Department were appointed after a publicly advertised and open recruitment process.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Department for Exiting the European Union: Former Members (30 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, how many former Conservative Members of Parliament who were defeated at the 2017 general election and who now work in his Department were appointed after a publicly advertised and open recruitment process.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Department of Health and Social Care: Former Members (29 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many former Conservative Members of Parliament who were defeated at the 2017 general election and who now work in his Department were appointed after a publicly advertised and open recruitment process.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Former Members (29 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many former Conservative Members of Parliament who were defeated at the 2017 general election and who now work in his Department were appointed after a publicly advertised and open recruitment process.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Former Members(29 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many former Conservative Members of Parliament who were defeated at the 2017 general election and who now work in his Department were appointed after a publicly advertised and open recruitment process.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Former Members (29 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many former Conservative Members of Parliament who were defeated at the 2017 general election and who now work in his Department were appointed after a publicly advertised and open recruitment process.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Department for International Trade: Former Members (29 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many former Conservative Members of Parliament who were defeated at the 2017 general election and who now work in his Department were appointed after a publicly advertised and open recruitment process.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Former Members (29 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many former Conservative Members of Parliament who were defeated at the 2017 general election and who now work in his Department were appointed after a publicly advertised and open recruitment process.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Former Members (29 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many former Conservative Members of Parliament who were defeated at the 2017 general election and who now work in his Department were appointed after a publicly advertised and open recruitment process.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Ministry of Justice: Former Members (29 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many former Conservative Members of Parliament who were defeated at the 2017 general election and who now work in his Department were appointed after a publicly advertised and open recruitment process.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Department for International Development: Former Members (26 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many former Conservative Members of Parliament who were defeated at the 2017 general election and who now work in her Department were appointed after a publicly advertised and open recruitment process.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Department for Work and Pensions: Former Members (25 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many former Conservative Members of Parliament who were defeated at the 2017 general election and who now work in her Department were appointed after a publicly advertised and open recruitment process.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Washing Machines: Standards (25 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what regulatory standards are in place for filters in washing machines; and whether he has plans to review those standards.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Former Members (25 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many former Conservative Members of Parliament who were defeated at the 2017 general election and who now work in his Department were appointed after a publicly advertised and open recruitment process.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Ports (22 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether British ports will be designated as free ports after the UK leaves the EU.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: HMS Prince of Wales (17 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether alterations to the design of HMS Prince of Wales (a) have been made and (b) will be made following the sale of HMS Ocean.

Written Answers — Home Office: Airguns: Licensing (16 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department plans to introduce air gun licensing.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: National Security (15 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department has requested the timetable for the completion of the National Security Capabilities Review to be extended until Autumn 2018.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: HMS Ocean (15 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what postings he plans for the crew of HMS Ocean following its decommissioning.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: M5 (15 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to make the M5 in the South West a smart motorway.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Maritime Law: Greater London(12 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to maintain London's position as an international centre for maritime dispute resolution after the UK leaves the EU.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: European Maritime Safety Agency (12 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he plans to maintain UK membership of the European Maritime Safety Agency after the UK leaves the EU.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: HMS Ocean (10 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether he has approved the sale of HMS Ocean to Brazil.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Standardisation: EU Law (9 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether the United Kingdom will remain a member of the European Committee on Standardisation after we leave the EU.

Written Answers — Department of Health: EU Rapid Alert Systems for Food and Feed (8 Jan 2018)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether the UK will continue to participate in the EU Rapid Alert Systems for Food and Feed after the UK leaves the EU.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Microplastics (29 Dec 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of extending the microbeads ban to include sunscreen and deodorants.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Washing Machines: Standards (29 Dec 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the regulatory standards for filters in washing machines are; and whether he has any plans to review those standards.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Marine Environment: Fibres (27 Dec 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to tackle the release of microfibres into the marine environment from washing clothes.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: South West (21 Dec 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has made an assessment of the level of availability of mobile phone coverage on the Penzance to London train line; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: Public Appointments (21 Dec 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many former Conservative Members of Parliament who lost their seats at the general election 2017 have been appointed to (a) paid and (b) unpaid positions in Government Departments since June 2017.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: Public Appointments (21 Dec 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what pay bands former Conservative Members of Parliament who were defeated at the General Election 2017 have been appointed to by Government Departments. .

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: Public Appointments (21 Dec 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many former Conservative Members of Parliament who were defeated at the general election 2017 and who now work in government were appointed after a publicly advertised and open recruitment process.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Exeter-Plymouth Railway Line (20 Dec 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on allocating funding in line with the Peninsula Rail Task Force group's recommendations to improve journey times between Plymouth and Exeter.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: National Security (18 Dec 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether he plans a public consultation on the defence aspects of the National Security and Capability review.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Social Services: Migrant Workers (14 Dec 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of the UK leaving the EU on the availability of non-UK EU nationals to work in the social care sector.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Submarines: Decommissioning (14 Dec 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the ages of the submarines awaiting recycling in Devonport and Rosyth are.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Submarines: Decommissioning (14 Dec 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much funding he has allocated to the submarine recycling demonstrator project in each of the next three years.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Cornwall (14 Dec 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to ensure Cornish pasties retain European Protected Status.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bovine Tuberculosis: South West (13 Dec 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many badgers have been culled in the south west of England in the last twelve months.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: National Security (12 Dec 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, when he expects the review of the National Security Strategy to be published.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Rape: Sentencing (5 Dec 2017)

Luke Pollard: Whether there are plans to review sentencing guidelines for rape committed by people under 18.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Appeals (16 Nov 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many universal credit sanctions were appealed on the grounds that a claimant's child had died or been stillborn within the last two years.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (16 Nov 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what guidance and training is available to work coaches to advise them on the circumstances in which they can temporarily switch off a universal credit claimant's work search and availability (a) in the case of a bereavement and (b) otherwise.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Navy (1 Nov 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how he defines the term growing Royal Navy.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Service Pupil Premium: Plymouth (30 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether schools in Plymouth which accept children of servicemen and servicewomen will continue to receive the service pupil premium after April 2018.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: HMS Scott (30 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the recent refit cost of HMS Scott was.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Type 26 Frigates (30 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans he has for the base-porting arrangements for the new Type 26 frigates.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Type 26 Frigates (30 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the retirement dates are of each of the 13 Type 26 frigates.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Astute Class Submarines (30 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the base-porting arrangements are for the most recent Astute-class attack submarine.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: HMS Scott (30 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the current planned operational retirement date is for HMS Scott.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aviation: Employment (26 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent estimate his Department has made of the number of jobs linked to the general aviation sector in the UK.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aviation (26 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made of the contribution from general aviation in the UK to growth and employment in the STEM sector.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Training (25 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she is taking to improve the guidance provided by her Department on education and training opportunities for reskilling or upskilling for working people of all ages.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupil Premium: Plymouth (20 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children are in receipt of the service pupil premium; and what the amount received by Plymouth schools was of that premium in financial years (a) 2015-16, (b) 2016-17 and (c) 2017-18.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: HMS Prince of Wales (20 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether HMS Prince of Wales has been designed to operate in littoral waters.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Children (18 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that family reunion provisions for unaccompanied children are not restricted in the event that the UK ceases to be bound by the Dublin III regulation.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Children (18 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether applications by unaccompanied children for family reunion in the UK under the provisions of the Dublin III Regulation that had not been completed by the time the UK leaves the EU will be completed.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Children (17 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the average time is from point of application to completion for an unaccompanied minor under the Dublin III treaty.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Children (17 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many applications from unaccompanied children her Department is considering under the Dublin III Regulation.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: HMS Albion (17 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the recent refit cost of HMS Albion was.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: NATO: Littoral Warfare (17 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what commitments the UK has made to NATO which would require the use of amphibious capabilities.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Exeter-Plymouth Railway Line(16 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to fund increases in line speed on the railway between Plymouth and Exeter.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Frigates and Patrol Craft: Per Capita Costs (16 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the cost per ship is of a (a) Type 26 frigate, (b) Type 31e frigate and (c) batch 2 River Class offshore patrol vessel.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Type 31 Frigates (16 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he plans to publish the weapons specification for the Type 31e frigate.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Deployment (16 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether Joint Force 2025 will be affected by the review of the Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Strategic Defence and Security Review(16 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when his Department plans to publish the results of its review of the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review being undertaken by its Director for Strategic Planning.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Warships: Decommissioning (16 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the current planned operational retirement date is for (a) HMS Albion, (b) HMS Bulwark and (c) HMS Ocean.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Warships: Decommissioning (16 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make an assessment of the potential loss of (a) HMS Albion and (b) HMS Bulwark on the ability of the Royal Marines to deploy overseas.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Warships: Decommissioning (16 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans the Government has to sustain UK amphibious capabilities to 2025.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Navy (16 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he is taking to increase the workforce of the Royal Navy.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Falkland Islands (16 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department has made an assessment of how the Falkland Islands could be recaptured in the event of invasion without the use of Royal Navy amphibious capabilities provided by HMS Albion, HMS Bulwark and HMS Ocean.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Military Aircraft: Procurement (16 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the depreciation in the value of sterling has affected the projected procurement numbers of (a) F-35 fighter jets, (b) P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft and (c) Boeing Apache attack helicopters.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Antiship Missiles (16 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans his Department has to replace the Royal Navy's Harpoon Anti-Ship missile after its retirement in 2018.

Written Answers — Home Office: Undocumented Migrants: Calais (16 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much funding has been provided to French authorities for (a) security fencing and (b) policing in Calais.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Stonehouse Barracks (13 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he plans to announce the new basing arrangements for Royal Marines currently based at Stonehouse Barracks in Plymouth.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration (11 Sep 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many immigration applications have been paused while her Department assesses the implications of the judgment of the Supreme Court on 22 February 2017, in MM (Lebanon) and others v SSHD [2017] UKSC10; and what is the (a) longest and (b) average length of time for which those immigration applications have been paused.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration (11 Sep 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of the implications of the judgment of the Supreme Court of 22 February 2017 in MM (Lebanon) and others v SSHD [2017] UKSC10 for immigration applications.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Diagnosis (6 Sep 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether the assessment tools used in the diagnosis of autism are effective in the identification of co-morbid mental health problems.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Diagnosis (6 Sep 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people in England have been diagnosed as autistic.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Diagnosis (6 Sep 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many autistic people were diagnosed with (a) an anxiety disorder and (b) depression in (i) 2016-17, (ii) 2015-16 and (iii) 2014-15.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Diagnosis (6 Sep 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people with autism in England died in (a) 2016-17, (b) 2015-16 and (c) 2014-15.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Diagnosis (6 Sep 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people with autism in England took their own lives in (a) 2016-17, (b) 2015-16 and (c) 2014-15.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Depressive Illnesses (6 Sep 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of which mental health interventions are effective for treating autistic people with anxiety or depression.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Veterans: Training (26 Jul 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether skills training is available for veterans who have been medically discharged from the armed forces.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Devonport Dockyard (25 Jul 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he expects the new base to be open for Royal Marines at Devonport Dockyard.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Social Media (25 Jul 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much was spent on social media by each branch of the armed forces in (a) 2015, (b) 2016 and (c) 2017 to date.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: HMS Swiftsure (25 Jul 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether there is a penalty clause for late delivery of the dismantling of HMS Swiftsure in the dismantling contract.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Warships: Shipbuilding (25 Jul 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when the shipbuilding strategy will be published.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Veterans: Homelessness (25 Jul 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he has made of the number of veterans who are homeless.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Public Statues: Politicians (21 Jul 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many statues there are of (a) male and (b) female politicians in Britain.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: South West (20 Jul 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to respond to the Peninsula Rail Task Force report.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Type 25 Frigates (19 Jul 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he plans to announce the names of the new Type 25 Frigates.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Mayflower: Anniversaries (18 Jul 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how much funding has been allocated to the Mayflower 400 year anniversary celebrations in (a) 2017, (b) 2018, (c) 2019, (d) 2020 and (e) 2021.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Insurance: High Rise Flats (10 Jul 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with the insurance industry on insurance for residents of tower blocks.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Insurance: High Rise Flats (10 Jul 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of whether residents of tower blocks are encountering difficulties in renewing their home insurance after the Grenfell Tower fire.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Cooperatives and Social Enterprises (30 Jun 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans his Department has to support the growth of the co-operative and social enterprise sector.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Cooperatives and Social Enterprises (30 Jun 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with his European counterparts on measures aimed at supporting the growth of the co-operative sector.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Stonehouse Barracks (29 Jun 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans his Department has to ensure that memorials located in the Stonehouse Barracks in Plymouth which are dedicated to Royal Marines who died serving their country will be preserved and protected.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Peninsula Rail Task Force: Finance (28 Jun 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to announce funding for the Peninsular Rail Task Force's immediate tasks from November 2016.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: South West (28 Jun 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much will be spent on railway upgrade work in the South West in (a) Control Period 5 and (b) Control Period 6.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: A38: Devon (28 Jun 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much was spent on the A38 in Devon in each year since 2010.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: A38: Devon (28 Jun 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much funding has been allocated to the A38 in Devon in (a) 2018, (b) 2019, (c) 2020, (d) 2021 and (e) 2022.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: M5 (28 Jun 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has any plans to extend the M5 from Exeter to the Tamar Bridge in Plymouth.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Renewable Energy: Community Assets (28 Jun 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans his Department has to support community-owned renewable energy.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Submarines: Decommissioning (28 Jun 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he expects the first Royal Navy submarine to have been fully recycled under the Submarine Dismantling Project.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Frigates (28 Jun 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he expects to decide on base porting arrangements between Devonport and Portsmouth for the new (a) Type 26 and (b) Type 31 frigates.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Community Interest Companies (28 Jun 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the benefits of exempting registered community benefit societies from (a) corporation tax and (b) business and non-domestic rates.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Productivity: Cooperatives (28 Jun 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with (a) the co-operative sector and (b) representatives from employee-owned businesses on increasing national productivity by incentivising and encouraging employees.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fisheries: Treaties (28 Jun 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when the Government plans to trigger the UK's exit from the London Convention.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Military Bases: Plymouth (26 Jun 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department plans to dispose of (a) Stonehouse Barracks and (b) the Royal Citadel in Plymouth.

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