Results 1321–1340 of 1354 for speaker:Ms Annabelle Ewing

Written Answers — Home Department: Departmental Staff (23 Oct 2001)

Ms Annabelle Ewing: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will estimate total annual staff costs for his Department and its agencies by nation and region of the UK; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Home Department: Asylum Seekers (23 Oct 2001)

Ms Annabelle Ewing: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will estimate the number and proportion of asylum seekers to the UK who (a) are educated to (i) degree level, (ii) higher A-Level or equivalent level and (iii) Standard/GCSE or equivalent level, (b) are qualified as (i) doctors, (ii) nurses and (iii) teachers, and (c) have skills in high technology and IT related sectors; and if he...

Written Answers — Home Department: Departmental Spending (23 Oct 2001)

Ms Annabelle Ewing: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will estimate the total annual running costs for buildings used, owned or rented by his Department for each nation and region of the UK, and estimate the average cost per sq m for properties used by his Department as a whole, and by region and nation of the UK.

Written Answers — Lord Chancellor: Ministerial Travel (22 Oct 2001)

Ms Annabelle Ewing: To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department (1) if he will list all official overseas visits undertaken by Ministers in his Department in each year since May 1997, indicating (a) the cost in (i) cash and (ii) real terms, (b) the number and grade of (i) civil servants and (ii) special advisers accompanying Ministers and (c) the number of official engagements or meetings...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Departmental Budgets (22 Oct 2001)

Ms Annabelle Ewing: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what is the budget for (a) the current fiscal year and (b) the next five years for (i) the UK and (ii) Scotland for departmental spending by his Department.

Written Answers — Home Department: Departmental Staff (22 Oct 2001)

Ms Annabelle Ewing: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will estimate the number of staff employed by his Department by region and nation of the UK; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Home Department: Departmental Staff (22 Oct 2001)

Ms Annabelle Ewing: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many and what proportion of each civil service grade in his Department is located in each region and nation of the UK, what the average salary is for each grade; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Licensing Laws (19 Oct 2001)

Ms Annabelle Ewing: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if, as part of her review of licensing laws in England, she has made an assessment of the comparative licensing regulations in (a) Westminster, (b) Edinburgh, (c) Cardiff and (d) Belfast.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Ministerial Travel (19 Oct 2001)

Ms Annabelle Ewing: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) if he will list all official overseas visits undertaken by Ministers in his Department in each year since May 1997, indicating (a) the cost in (i) cash and (ii) real terms, (b) the number and grade of (i) civil servants and (ii) special advisers accompanying Ministers and (c) the number of official engagements or meetings undertaken on...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Fraud and Error (19 Oct 2001)

Ms Annabelle Ewing: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much money he estimates was lost through (a) administrative error and (b) benefit fraud in (i) the UK and (ii) Scotland in (A) each of the last five financial years and (B) the 2001–02 financial year to date.

Written Answers — Home Department: Devolved Administrations (18 Oct 2001)

Ms Annabelle Ewing: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what his policy is with regard to (a) Ministers and (b) officials in his Department giving evidence to (i) Scottish Parliament, (ii) Welsh Assembly and (iii) Northern Ireland Assembly Committees; and to what categories of document he gives (A) full access, (B) restricted access and (C) no access to (w) Scottish Parliament, (x) Welsh...

Carers (16 Oct 2001)

Ms Annabelle Ewing: I thank the hon. Member for Glasgow, Anniesland (John Robertson) for securing the debate. Many important matters have been debated and there is a reasonable consensus among those hon. Members who have spoken, which will please the Minister. We all agree that carers play an excellent and key role in our society and none of us underestimates the importance of carers to us all. However, having...

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Departmental Spending (16 Oct 2001)

Ms Annabelle Ewing: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the total amount of spending by her Department was in each nation and region of the UK, in the last year for which figures are available; what proportion of her Department's total spending this constitutes; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Correspondence (16 Oct 2001)

Ms Annabelle Ewing: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills (1) what was, for each year since 1995, the average response time for providing a substantive answer to (a) hon. Members' correspondence, (b) correspondence from members of the public and (c) written parliamentary questions in the (i) Commons and (ii) Lords; (2) what was, for each year since 1995, the total number of (a) letters from...

Written Answers — Home Department: Ministerial Travel (16 Oct 2001)

Ms Annabelle Ewing: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) on how many occasions in each year since 1992 non-commercial flights were used by Ministers in his Department for official overseas visits; what the (a) destination, (b) Ministers involved, (c) cost and (d) reason for use of non-commercial flights were on each occasion; and if he will make a statement; (2) if he will list all...

Written Answers — Home Department: London Weighting (16 Oct 2001)

Ms Annabelle Ewing: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will estimate the total annual value of London weightings and London living allowances for his Department; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Benefit Take-up (16 Oct 2001)

Ms Annabelle Ewing: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the uptake was in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland and (c) Wales in (i) 1996–97, (ii) 1997–98, (iii) 1998–99, (iv) 1999–2000 and (v) 2001–01 of (A) Child Benefit, (B) Housing Benefit, (C) Council Tax Benefit, (D) Family Credit and (E) the Working Families Tax Credit expressed as a percentage of those eligible; and if he will make a...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Benefit Take-up (16 Oct 2001)

Ms Annabelle Ewing: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) what representations he has received regarding the impact of the proposed incapacity benefits reforms on the Scottish Executive's anti-poverty initiative; (2) what representations he has received from the Scottish Executive about increasing levels of benefit take-up.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Pensioners (Capital Limits) (15 Oct 2001)

Ms Annabelle Ewing: While we are dealing with pensioner benefits, I should like to ask the Minister whether the reports that appeared in the Scottish press at the weekend—to the effect that the Secretary of State has refused on behalf of the United Kingdom Government to continue to pay attendance allowance with respect to Scottish pensioners following the implementation in the Scottish Parliament of the...

Written Answers — Treasury: Migration (15 Oct 2001)

Ms Annabelle Ewing: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate, for the last 10 years for each nation of the UK, (a) inward and outward migration by (i) UK citizens and (ii) non-UK EU citizens, (b) the number and proportion of people moving (i) from and (ii) to (A) England, (B) Scotland, (C) Wales, (D) Northern Ireland, (E) Republic of Ireland, (F) the rest of the EU and (G) the rest of the world.


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