Gordon Prentice: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate he has made of the number of former foreign Heads of Government who are resident in the UK; and whether any cost arising from their residence is borne by the public purse.
Gordon Prentice: To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will publish Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratios for each general hospital in England.
Gordon Prentice: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many officials in his Department's Information Directorate were seconded to the Information Commissioner's Office in (a) 2007, (b) 2008 and (c) 2009.
Gordon Prentice: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what estimate he has made of the proportion of recruits to (a) the Afghan national army and (b) the Afghan police force who are illiterate.
Gordon Prentice: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office on how many occasions since 1 April 2008 her Department has not provided the Information Commissioner with all the relevant information he requested (a) within 20 working days in respect of a first request and (b) within 10 working days of a request for additional relevant information; and if she will make a statement.
Gordon Prentice: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how many public sector employees in (a) Pendle and (b) Lancashire earn more than £18,000 per annum.
Gordon Prentice: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many and what proportion of people working in the Information Commissioner's Office are secondees from (a) his Department, (b) the Cabinet Office and (c) other Government Departments.
Gordon Prentice: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many people in work group six in the Information Commissioner's Office are secondees from the (a) Cabinet Office and (b) Ministry of Justice.
Gordon Prentice: What steps she is taking to ensure that material held by her Department which is requested by the Information Commissioner is provided promptly to the Commissioner.
Gordon Prentice: I am not really happy with that answer. I want to know who is responsible for the grotesque delays in responding to my freedom of information request regarding Lord Ashcroft. Is it the Cabinet Office that is dragging its feet, or is it the Information Commissioner who is being dilatory and totally useless?
Gordon Prentice: To ask the Prime Minister what records are archived on the premises of 10 Downing street.
Gordon Prentice: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many British (a) embassies, (b) high commissions and (c) consulates have closed since 1997; what arrangements have been made to safeguard British interests in these circumstances; and if he will make a statement.
Gordon Prentice: Will not the smarter state end up looking very stupid if we outsource, sell off or transfer to the private sector and then are ripped off down the line? Are there any functions from which the Government intend to withdraw entirely? Does my right hon. Friend worry, as I do, about the morale of those working in a public sector that is constantly denigrated and told that it is useless?
Gordon Prentice: A quarter of all prescriptions go to pharmacies electronically; I think that that involves about 155 million prescriptions. How will my Friend's statement today affect the future of the electronic prescription service?
Gordon Prentice: In a few moments we will hear more about smarter government. The Department is leading the Government's "Tell us once" programme, which reduces the number of times individuals have to contact Government to tell them about changes that have affected them. How is it going?
Gordon Prentice: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office (1) whether any records held by the Political Honours Scrutiny Committee relating to individuals nominated for a peerage have been destroyed; (2) where the records and documents of the Political Honours Scrutiny Committee are held.
Gordon Prentice: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if he will increase the number of council tax bands.
Gordon Prentice: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice if he will bring forward amendments to the Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill to make people who are non-domiciled for taxation purposes ineligible for election to the House of Commons.
Gordon Prentice: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families (1) what all-Muslim girls' boarding schools there are in England; and how many pupils attend each one; (2) how many (a) boys' and (b) mixed-sex Muslim boarding schools there are; and how many pupils attend each.
Gordon Prentice: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps he is taking to minimise counterfeiting of the coinage.