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Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Climate Change: International Cooperation (8 Apr 2010)

Richard Younger-Ross: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of the UK's participation in the Copenhagen climate change summit.

Business of the House: Digital Economy Bill [ Lords] (6 Apr 2010)

Richard Younger-Ross: Does the right hon. Gentleman accept that any draft orders under the Bill, if it goes forward, should be amendable? My hon. Friend the Member for Bath (Mr. Foster) intends to make that proposal, and we hope that the Secretary of State will take it on board.

Opposition Day — [5th Allotted Day]: Local Government (Devon, Norfolk and Suffolk) (9 Mar 2010)

Richard Younger-Ross: If we look at Torbay or Devon, and officers working for one or the other, we see that they can work for either a small unitary authority or for a very large county authority. Which does my hon. Friend think will be able to pay the better salary and provide the better promotion prospects for anyone working for these authorities?

Opposition Day — [5th Allotted Day]: Local Government (Devon, Norfolk and Suffolk) (9 Mar 2010)

Richard Younger-Ross: The right hon. Lady talks about the cheapest option, but that will lead to pressure on council budgets. Representations were made to her Department that such budgetary pressures would lead to an inability to employ staff of the necessary quality, because of being unable to pay for higher grade staff that other authorities can pay for. Exeter will have exactly the same problem that other small...

Opposition Day — [5th Allotted Day]: Local Government (Devon, Norfolk and Suffolk) (9 Mar 2010)

Richard Younger-Ross: I thank the hon. Gentleman, who has been very generous in giving way. Is not the problem that the whole process was deeply flawed from the very beginning? The Boundary Commission was hog-tied before it could start, because the whole county, including the cities of Plymouth and Torquay, could not be taken into account in considering a rational basis for a unitary authority. It was confined to...

Business of the House (4 Mar 2010)

Richard Younger-Ross: May we have a debate on the effectiveness of youth intervention programmes such as the one in Teignmouth, which saw a 40 per cent. reduction in antisocial behaviour? Perhaps we could then get an explanation as to why the new Tory county council has cut the funding for that programme.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Holiday Accommodation (24 Feb 2010)

Richard Younger-Ross: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what assessment he has made of the compliance with European Commission state aid rules of his Department's policy on the participation in marketing initiatives promoted by (a) Visit England and (b) Visit Britain by operators of holiday homes who do not participate in the National Quality Assurance scheme; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Health: Muscular Dystrophy (24 Feb 2010)

Richard Younger-Ross: To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will take steps to increase the number of centres for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Written Answers — Treasury: Valuation office (23 Feb 2010)

Richard Younger-Ross: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will direct the Valuation Office Agency to take steps to reduce the financial effects on port businesses of its retrospective revaluation of hereditaments in ports.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Wind Power (22 Feb 2010)

Richard Younger-Ross: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what plans he has for the future generating capacity of UK wind farms.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Death: Fuel Poverty (22 Feb 2010)

Richard Younger-Ross: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what estimate she has made of the number of excess winter deaths of persons aged 65 or over attributable to fuel poverty in January 2010.

Written Answers — Transport: Public Transport: Rural Areas (22 Feb 2010)

Richard Younger-Ross: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what steps he is taking to encourage greater use of public transport in large rural areas.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (10 Feb 2010)

Richard Younger-Ross: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if he will put in place supporting measures for fishermen not permitted to fish in ancestral grounds following the entry into force of the provisions of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 establishing Special Areas of Conservation and Marine Conservation Zones.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (10 Feb 2010)

Richard Younger-Ross: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when he expects the provisions of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 establishing Special Areas of Conservation and Marine Conservation Zones to enter into force.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Afghanistan: Detainees (10 Feb 2010)

Richard Younger-Ross: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent representations he has made to the US administration on the closure of Guantánamo Bay.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Non-Domestic Rates: Ports (10 Feb 2010)

Richard Younger-Ross: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much has been received by local authorities in respect of business rates on hereditaments in ports since the entry into effect of the results of the Valuation Office Agency's review of rateable values.

Written Answers — Home Department: Antisocial Behaviour (10 Feb 2010)

Richard Younger-Ross: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what representations he has received on the compatibility with the provisions of the Human Rights Act 1998 of the use of ultrasonic Mosquito devices in public places; and if he will make a statement; (2) whether he has made an estimate of the number of local authorities which use ultrasonic Mosquito devices; what recent...

Written Answers — Transport: Railway Stations: Antisocial Behaviour (8 Feb 2010)

Richard Younger-Ross: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport whether he has made an estimate of the number of ultrasonic Mosquito devices used at railway stations; what recent representations he has received on that matter; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Antisocial Behaviour: Crime Prevention (8 Feb 2010)

Richard Younger-Ross: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills whether he has received recent representations on the regulation of the sale of ultrasonic Mosquito devices; and if he will make a statement.


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