Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what arrangements have been made for the disposal of sewage from British military camps in Iraq; what environmental assessment has been conducted in respect of such arrangements; and what liaison has taken place with the local environmental management authorities on these arrangements.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what funding she plans to allocate to the multilateral collaboration with France, Japan, Canada and the United States on research and development for Generation IV Nuclear Reactors; what mechanisms will apply to the administration of the funds; and whether the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority will have a role in this research.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Linlithgow (Mr. Dalyell) of 1 March 2005, Official Report, column 1052W, if he will publish the letters from Dr. Rod Barton of the Iraq Survey Group to which reference is made.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether the Government have received requests from a Department or Agency of the United States Administration to use United Kingdom (a) airports and (b) airspace to deliver suspected terrorists from one foreign country to another via the United Kingdom.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list each multilateral negotiating forum in which United Kingdom nuclear weapons are under discussion pursuant to British obligations under Article 6 of the nuclear non proliferation treaty.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Prime Minister if he will list the (a) documents and (b) other written material he has released to date in response to Freedom of Information requests; and what categories of information requested his Office has refused to release.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list the (a) documents and (b) other information released to date by his Department following Freedom of Information Act requests; and what categories of information requested his Department has refused to release.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs by what means UK security authorities are able to monitor the activities abroad of foreign nationals who accept voluntary deportation, having been held in detention under Part 4 of the Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001; and what co-operation agreements are in place between United Kingdom security and intelligence...
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Solicitor-General what the reasons were for the choice of Professor Greenwood of the London School of Economics to be invited to contribute to the drafting of the legal advice prepared by the Attorney-General on the legal basis for taking military action to invade Iraq in March 2003.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs what recent assessment the Legal Services Commission has made of the application by British atomic test veterans for legal aid.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Prime Minister whether minutes were made of each meeting his special advisers held with the Attorney-General in March 2003 on the preparation of legal advice on the legality of engaging in military action against Iraq.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what assessment she has made of proposals in the International Atomic Energy Agency publication, Multilateral Approaches to the Nuclear Fuel Cycle (infcirc/640), in respect of the conversion of the Sellafield and Dounreay reprocessing facilities to international ownership and management.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what information she has received from the Chairperson of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM) concerning (a) the suspension of Dr. Keith Baverstock from the Committee and (b) the current status of Professor David Ball on CoRWM; and if she will make a statement on progress made to date by CoRWM in meeting...
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on how many occasions when her officials have been processing requests under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 it has been necessary to extend the statutory 20 working day limit for response due to the need to assess whether the public interest in disclosing the information requested outweighed the public interest in...
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs by whom her Department was represented at the annual ministerial planning meeting for the United Nations Environment Programme, held in Nairobi, on 21 to 25 February; what issues were on the agenda; what matters were agreed; what papers were submitted to the meeting by the United Kingdom; and if she will place a copy of the...
Mr Llew Smith: Does the Secretary of State accept that there are better and far more cost-effective ways of supporting the Welsh Language than ploughing more than £100 million each year into a television channel—S4C—that very few people watch? Indeed, the only people who seem to benefit from that £100 million are the well-heeled people running that company.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department on how many occasions when considering requests to his Department for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 it has been necessary to extend the statutory reply period beyond 20 working days because of consideration of whether the request might result in a breach of national security.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence for which types of buildings, and at which locations in the United Kingdom, the US Department of Defense has sought financial appropriation in the fiscal year 2006 budget recently published; and whether permission has been granted for the construction of these structures.
Mr Llew Smith: Does the Secretary of State accept that the Government will be guilty of double standards if we continue to lecture Iran on meeting its obligations under the non-proliferation treaty while failing to meet our own obligations, particularly article 6, under which we are committed to negotiate away—in good faith and at an early date—our nuclear weapons, something we are failing to do?
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he last met Mr. Nelson Mandela; and what matters were discussed.