May I first say how much I welcome the Minister’s comments with regard to the 75th anniversary of D-day? It is fantastic that Portsmouth will be the national home of those commemorations. I am especially proud that my grandfather was a veteran from Portsmouth and left Southsea on his 17th birthday for Operation Overlord. The MOD’s recently published quarterly personnel statistics reveal a further decline in personnel numbers of all services for the eighth consecutive year. Can the Minister be more specific about how he is looking at the impact of the closures on recruitment?
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what information his Department holds on the number of thefts from work vehicles that have taken place in (a) the UK, (b) Hampshire and (c) Portsmouth since since 2016.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what funding local authorities have been allocated for the Governments Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if his Department will allocate funding to Portsmouth City Council for the implementation of the Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department is taking to ensure the recruitment of adequate numbers of Special Educational Needs Coordinators.