Member of Parliament for Clacton

Douglas Carswell

The Secretary of State Was Asked: Topical Questions (21 Feb 2017)
Douglas Carswell: With Iran testing missiles, Russia plotting coups and North Korea murdering dissidents, does the Foreign Secretary agree that now is the time to renew western resolve and leadership, which has sometimes been lacking during the past eight years?

Written Answers — Home Office: Female Genital Mutilation: Prosecutions (9 Feb 2017)
Douglas Carswell: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many prosecutions have been brought under the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 since the introduction of that legislation.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: VAT: Take-away Food (9 Feb 2017)
Douglas Carswell: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate has he made of the amount of VAT that has been raised in respect of hot takeaway food in each of the last three years.

Written Answers — Home Office: European Investigation Orders (9 Feb 2017)
Douglas Carswell: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make it her policy to delay the UK's participation in the European Investigation Order until after the UK's departure from the EU.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Unmanned Marine Vehicles (9 Feb 2017)
Douglas Carswell: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the threat that underwater drones and distributed netted sensors pose, as part of the risk reduction and demonstration phase for the Dreadnought Class submarines.

Exiting the European Union: EU Clinical Trials Directives (26 Jan 2017)
Douglas Carswell: Given the harmful effect of EU directives on clinical trials and science in the UK, when the time comes to write our own rules will the Secretary of State undertake to listen to some of the clinical practitioners and scientists, not just the big corporate vested interests whose business model depends on having an army of lobbyists in Brussels?

Exiting the European Union: EU Clinical Trials Directives (26 Jan 2017)
Douglas Carswell: If he will discuss with Cabinet colleagues the future of the provisions of the EU clinical trials directives after the UK leaves the EU.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Clacton Hospital: Minor Injuries Units (20 Jan 2017)
Douglas Carswell: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of closing Clacton Hospital's Minor Injuries Unit on accident and emergency provision at Colchester General Hospital.

Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioners (20 Jan 2017)
Douglas Carswell: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what his policy is on the retention of GP practices in areas with an elderly demographic.

Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioners: Essex (20 Jan 2017)
Douglas Carswell: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of GP coverage in North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group.


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