22708 - Neonicotinoids: EU Action (Answered)

Mrs Anne Main
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the EU ban on neonicotinoids has been renewed; and if she will make a statement.

George Eustice

22732 - Developing Countries: Religious Freedom (Answered)

Mrs Anne Main
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much her Department has allocated to promoting freedom of worship in 2015-16; and how much her Department has spent on assisting religious minorities against persecution in developing countries in each of the last three years.

Mr Nick Hurd

22719 - Christianity (Answered)

Mrs Anne Main
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to the UN Human Rights Council on the persecution of Christians.

Mr David Lidington

22744 - Religious Freedom (Answered)

Mrs Anne Main
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to ensure freedom of religion or belief are promoted in countries with high levels of persecution on the grounds of religion or belief.

Mr David Lidington

22877 - Christianity (Answered)

Mrs Anne Main
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the conclusions of the report from Open Doors, Freedom of Religion and the Persecution of Christians; and if he will make a statement.

Mr David Lidington

24739 - Mental Health Services: Children (Tabled)

Mrs Anne Main
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what support is available for children who have been abused to avoid long-lasting psychological problems; and if he will make a statement.

24746 - Broadband: St Albans (Tabled)

Mrs Anne Main
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, when 100 per cent of residents in St Albans will have access to superfast broadband; and when ultrafast broadband will be rolled out in St Albans.

25232 - Non-domestic Rates (Tabled)

Mrs Anne Main
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what progress he is making on his Department's review of business rates; and when he plans to report the findings of that review to the House.

24745 - Insecticides (Answered)

Mrs Anne Main
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the effects of the use of pyrethroids on crops and invertebrates.

George Eustice

Pyrethroids are a group of chemicals used to control insect pests in crops. As with all pesticides, pyrethroids are subject to strict regulation and the use of a pyrethroid is only authorised if it will not harm people, will not give rise to unacceptable risks to the environment and is effective against the target pest.

2011 - Pollinators (Answered)

Mrs Anne Main
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the efficacy of the national pollinator strategy in protecting the bee population; and whether it is her policy that the ban on harmful pesticides will remain.

George Eustice

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