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Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Pensioner Poverty (19 Nov 2007)

Shailesh Vara: What his most recent estimate is of the proportion of pensioners living in poverty.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Pensioner Poverty (19 Nov 2007)

Shailesh Vara: I am grateful to the Minister for those comments. According to the Prudential, rising food prices affect pensioners more than any other age group. Does the Minister share my concern that as food prices are increasing at their fastest rate in 14 years, that is having a negative impact on pensioner poverty?

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: China Task Force (19 Nov 2007)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs who chairs the China Task Force; on what dates it met in 2007; and what was discussed at each meeting.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: China Task Force (19 Nov 2007)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent steps the China Task Force has taken to further its stated goals in the areas of (a) science and technology, (b) trade and investment, (c) education and (d) sustainable environment/development.

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Legislative Competence (21 Nov 2007)

Shailesh Vara: What steps he is taking to increase the National Assembly for Wales' legislative competence.

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Legislative Competence (21 Nov 2007)

Shailesh Vara: Does the Secretary of State foresee any circumstance whereby primary legislative power will be transferred to the National Assembly under the Government of Wales Act 2006 in this Parliament?

Written Answers — Leader of the House: Departmental Public Participation (21 Nov 2007)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Leader of the House how many responses the Government received to its consultation on the Draft Legislative Programme; and how many of those responses were received via the Leader of the House's website.

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Drugs (22 Nov 2007)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice pursuant to the answer of 14 November 2007, Official Report, columns 293-4W, on prisoners: drugs, which research is referred to; and what the (a) title, (b) author and (c) date of publication is of each piece of research.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Museums and Galleries (26 Nov 2007)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many (a) UK residents and (b) tourists from overseas visited (i) museums and (ii) art galleries in the UK in each of the last 10 years.

Written Answers — Treasury: Personal Income (26 Nov 2007)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the average salary for (a) men and (b) women was in each Government Office region in each of the last 10 years.

Written Answers — Treasury: Suicide (26 Nov 2007)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many suicides there were in each county in each of the last 10 years.

Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Influenza: Vaccination (27 Nov 2007)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission whether doses of the antiviral drug Tamiflu have been purchased by the House authorities for use by their staff in the event of an influenza pandemic.

Written Answers — Health: Depressive Illnesses (27 Nov 2007)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people were treated for depression in each primary care trust in each of the last 10 years.

Deferred Division: Prisons (28 Nov 2007)

Shailesh Vara: In essence, the prison system is in crisis. As each prisoner costs the taxpayer £49,000 per annum, it is proving to be a rather expensive crisis. Given that the Prime Minister's speech to the Labour party conference, which itemised his priorities, did not mention prisons or prisoners, it is clear that the trend of neglect will continue. With a record number of prisoners, it is no good the...

Written Answers — Treasury: Child Benefit: Personal Records (28 Nov 2007)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many people in North West Cambridgeshire had their personal details on the two disks which have been lost by HM Revenue and Customs.

Written Answers — Prime Minister: Terrorism (29 Nov 2007)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Prime Minister (1) on what dates he has consulted the (a) Director of Public Prosecutions, (b) the Attorney-General and (c) the Solicitor-General on Government proposals to increase the number of days a suspect may be held under anti-terror legislation since June 2007; (2) when he last met the Director of Public Prosecutions to discuss counter-terrorism policy.

Written Answers — Prime Minister: Trade Unions (29 Nov 2007)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Prime Minister how many meetings he has had with trades union leaders since 27 June; which leaders he met; when and where such meetings took place; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Wales: Departmental Data Protection (29 Nov 2007)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales (1) on how many occasions the Information Commissioner was contacted by his Department to report breaches of data protection security in each of the last five years; (2) how many breaches of data protection security there were in his Department in each of the last five years; and if he will provide details of each breach.

Written Answers — International Development: Departmental Data Protection (29 Nov 2007)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development (1) how many breaches of data protection security there were in his Department in each of the last five years; and if he will provide details of each breach; (2) on how many occasions the Information Commissioner was contacted by his Department to report breaches of data protection security in each of the last five years;

Written Answers — Home Department: Fraud: Internet (3 Dec 2007)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps the Government are taking to help prevent internet fraud; and if she will make a statement.


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