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Results 1–20 of 95 for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Peter Atkinson

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Post Offices: Closures (22 Mar 2010)

Peter Atkinson: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (1) on how many occasions a sub-post office temporarily closed has been reclassified as a permanent closure since the first quarter of 2008; (2) in what circumstances a post office classified as temporarily closed is reclassified as a permanent closure; (3) how many sub-post offices which have temporarily closed...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Squirrels (16 Jul 2009)

Peter Atkinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much Natural England has spent on red squirrel conservation in the last five years.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 (30 Jun 2009)

Peter Atkinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what recent assessment he has made of the effect on biodiversity of the implementation of the provisions of section 40 of the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006; and whether his Department has issued recent guidance to local authorities in respect of applications to create (a) byways open to all traffic and...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Farmers: Income (11 May 2009)

Peter Atkinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what estimate he has made of the likely effects on the income of hill farmers of European Commission proposals to modify the criteria which define less favoured areas; if he will make it his policy to seek amendment of those proposals to ensure that the income of hill farmers is not reduced by modification of those...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Floods and Water Bill (26 Feb 2009)

Peter Atkinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when he plans to publish the draft Floods and Water Bill.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Biomass (12 Jan 2009)

Peter Atkinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how his Department plans to assess the sustainability of large-scale wood biomass energy plants of 50 megawatts and over; and if he will take into account that assessment in the potential impact on UK wood processing industries of large biomass plants purchasing their feedstock from UK wood markets.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Biomass (12 Jan 2009)

Peter Atkinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change whether (a) the effect on existing wood industries and (b) the sustainability of material is taken into account in deciding whether to grant planning permission for large-scale biomass energy projects of 50 megawatts and over.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Local Government: Liability (18 Nov 2008)

Peter Atkinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what requirements there are on local authorities to inform her Department of liabilities incurred in the course of their business undertakings.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Newcastle International Airport Company: Local Government (18 Nov 2008)

Peter Atkinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if she will investigate the (a) liabilities incurred and (b) payments made from the public purse by the seven local authorities participating in the Newcastle International Airport Company in respect of payments to former members of its management board; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Transport: Newcastle International Airport Company (12 Nov 2008)

Peter Atkinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what reports he has received on the liabilities incurred by each of the seven local authorities participating in Newcastle International Airport Company in respect of payments to former members of its management board; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Fuels: Prices (1 Jul 2008)

Peter Atkinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform if he will commission research into the reasons why costs for kerosene have risen more rapidly than those for gas and electricity over the last 12 months.

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Fuels: Prices (1 Jul 2008)

Peter Atkinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what assessment he has made of the effect of increases in fuel oil prices on the domestic heating bills of those with no access to mains gas supplies.

Written Answers — Transport: Northern Rail: Rolling Stock (26 Feb 2008)

Peter Atkinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when she expects refurbished rolling stock to be available for Northern Rail services on its Newcastle to Carlisle line; and when Pacer trains will be decommissioned.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Agriculture: Subsidies (21 Feb 2008)

Peter Atkinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many National Reserve applications Stage 1 and Stage 2 appeals were outstanding at the most recent date for which figures are available.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Industrial Health and Safety: Formaldehyde (25 Oct 2007)

Peter Atkinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether the Government has undertaken an impact assessment on the recommendations of the European Commission's Scientific Committee on Occupational Exposure Limits to reduce occupational exposure limit values for formaldehyde to 0.2 ppm for 8-hour time weighted average and to 0.4 ppm for short-term exposure limits (up to 15 minutes).

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Foot and Mouth Disease: Hunting (18 Oct 2007)

Peter Atkinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if he will review regulations that forbid trail and drag hunting and stalking in low risk foot and mouth areas such as Northumberland, Cumbria and Yorkshire.

Written Answers — Justice: Employment: Equality (25 Jul 2007)

Peter Atkinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice pursuant to the answer of 3 July 2007, Official Report, column 983, on employment: equality, who conducted the review; when it (a) was established and (b) reported; and if he will publish its conclusions.

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Departments: Domestic Visits (17 Jul 2007)

Peter Atkinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what role his private office played in organising his visit to NETpark, Sedgefield, County Durham and other destinations in the north-east; whether officials from his Department accompanied him on the visit; and what the cost was to his Department of the visit.

Written Answers — Justice: Employment: Equality (3 Jul 2007)

Peter Atkinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what steps he has taken to ensure that the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 are applied to part-time members of the judiciary.

Written Answers — Home Department: Security Service Tribunal (4 Jun 2007)

Peter Atkinson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what methods are available to members of the public to access the findings of the Security Service Tribunal before its abolition in 2000.


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