Sarah's Written Parliamentary Questions

Click on the headings below to see Sarah's written parliamentary questions to the European Commission and the Council of Ministers. If the question has already been replied to, you can then also click on the 'Answer(s)' button to see the relevant answer. For oral parliamentary questions see Speeches.

Sarah's Questions in the 2009-2014 European Parliament

Prolongation of detention of migrants in Greece beyond 18-month time limit in violation of the Return Directive

Possible extension of mandatory method-of-production labelling

Protection of geographical indications

Laundering of money from Ukraine in European banks

The use of depleted uranium for military purposes

VP/HR - Anti-homosexuality bill in Uganda

Violation of the right to freedom of expression and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in Lithuania

Access to EU-wide healthcare

EU roaming charges

VP/HR - Women's rights in Afghanistan

Petrol and diesel prices

Energy prices

Iranian death penalty for drug offences and EU funding

Reforms of Europol and the use of Interpol

Commission follow-up to national laws imcompatible with EU equal treatment legislation

EU migration

Abuses of Internet Red Notices

Support for International Commission on Missing Persons

LGBT rights in Lithuania

Kurdish political settlement (Council)

Kurdish political settlement (Commission)

Commission follow-up to national laws incompatible with EU equal treatment legislation

Reform of the Constitution in Hungary

EU action following Parliament's resolution on addressing the EU diabetes epidemic

Strengthening the fight against racism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, homophobia and anti-Gypsyism in the EU (Commission)

Strengthening the fight against racism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, homophobia and anti-Gypsyism in the EU (Council)

Refusal to terminate a pregnancy

Implementation of the EU-US Terrorist Finance Tracking Programme Agreement

EU preparation for a possible influx of asylum seekers from Syria (Commission)

EU preparation for a possible influx of asylum seekers from Syria (Council)

'Science: It's a Girl Thing!' initiative

Air passenger rights in the event of diverted flights

VP/HR - Standard operating procedures for the EU-built situation room of the Arab League in Cairo

Implementation of the EU-US Terrorist Finance Tracking Programme Agreement

VP/HR - Security threats to Europe from the Gaddafi regime

Schengen - illegal controls at internal borders (Commission)

Schengen - illegal controls at internal borders (Council)

VP/HR - EU citizens arrested in UAE

Revision of the current data retention framework

United States' 'no abortion' clause applied to humanitarian aid

Data Retention Directive

Transfer of passenger data to the US for flights with no US nexus

The current management of the sugar sector

Swiss quotas on the number of residence permits granted to nationals of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary

Arrests of HIV-positive women, compulsory HIV testing and protection of personal and sensitive data in Greece and in the EU

European far-right extremist movement

Follow up to the EP LIBE delegation visit in Sicily and recent deaths in the Mediterranean (Commission)

Follow-up to the LIBE delegation to Sicily and recent deaths in the Mediterranean (Council)

Access to contraceptive services and information in EU Member States

The situation of migrants in Greece

Biometric passports

Visa facilitation for southern Mediterranean students

The criminalisation of homeless persons in Hungary (Commission)

The criminalisation of homeless persons in Hungary (Council)

The situation of the Greek asylum system

Situation of asylum seekers in Ukraine

Hungarian Media Act

Applications for asylum in Canada by Hungarians

New Hungarian law on religion and compatibility with EU equal treatment legislation

Quality and verifiability of fingerprints

Persistent suspicions about breaches of the Chemical Weapons Convention by the Turkish military

UK use of security scanners in airports

Aggressive Turkish action against Kurds

Impact of restrictive definitions of 'family' on EC law

Addressing the EU diabetes epidemic

Impact of the US National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on the EU legal order

Labour trafficking and sporting events

Access to the Erasmus programme for universities in northern Cyprus

Illegal bird hunting in Malta and Cyprus

Iranian death penalty for drug offences and EU funding

Homophobic censorship by the Italian public television channel RAI 1

Inquiry into role of European companies into human rights violations (part II) and the export of dual use technologies

EU support to refugees and to the democratic transition process in Tunisia

Access to EU data by US authorities

Cooperation agreement between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Iran

TFTP permanent overseer

Maryam Bahreman's detention in Iran

Creation of escrow account to hold ongoing payments to Libya's oil industry

Hungarian media law (Commission)

Hungarian media law (Council)

Russia-Europol operational cooperation agreement

Enforcement of EU air quality standards in Greater London

Tax havens

US Administration decision to lift the suspension on 'military commission' trials at Guantanamo Bay (Commission)

US Administration decision to lift the suspension on 'military commission' trials at Guantanamo Bay (Council)

European Parliament access to Council documents

Violation of the European Convention on Human Rights by Greece and Belgium (Commission)

Violation of the European Convention on Human Rights by Greece and Belgium (Council)

Hungarian media law

Eavesdropping scandal in Bulgaria

US subpoenas in relation to Wikileaks and EU data protection rules

Scope and review of Council Regulation (EC) No 1236/2005

Achieving a unified EU position with a view to the UN Summit on Non-Communicable Diseases

Request for information on the agreement with Libya

'Radicalisation' and data collection

EU ambassadors' attendance at Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony

Permanent and interim SWIFT overseer

EU money to Afghan insurgency

Misuse of the Schengen Information System and the European Arrest Warrant.

Collection by Spain of API data concerning UK air travellers

Is the Council pushing to share healthcare records with the US?

Legal recognition of non-gendered persons

Google indictment in Italy

Failed Slovak civil aviation security test and compatibility with EU law

Diabetes

EU counter-terrorism policies and CIA rendition

Body scanners for use in airports

Recent statements by Catholic leaders on paedophilia

Ivory trade in Tanzania and Zambia

US administration, closure of Guantanamo, secret eavesdropping programmes

Implementation of the employment equality directive in the UK

Delays in the closure of Guantánamo

New developments concerning the CIA extraordinary renditions programme and secret prisons on EU soil

Procedural rights in criminal proceedings

Expulsion of Afghan asylum-seekers

Lithuanian Law for the Protection of Minors against the Detrimental Effects of Public Information

Law on the suspension of criminal trials in Italy

 

Sarah's Questions in previous European Parliaments

Written and oral questions to the European Parliament 2004-2009

Written and oral questions to the European Parliament 1999-2004

 

Sarah's Questions in the House of Lords

They Work for You: Baroness Sarah Ludford