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Opposition Day — [3rd Allotted Day]: Parliamentary Standards (Constitutional Reform) (2 Feb 2009)

Shailesh Vara: My party is in favour of a substantially elected House of Lords. We need to go through the process and when that happens we will support what we have voted for in the past in this Chamber. On the third attempt, let me turn to the issue of Members of the European Parliament. We need to extend reform to that institution and those individuals, too. We have started the process and have produced a...

Opposition Day — [3rd Allotted Day]: Parliamentary Standards (Constitutional Reform) (2 Feb 2009)

Shailesh Vara: The answer to that question will be given by whoever is at this Dispatch Box when that Bill comes before the House. I shall certainly not give the hon. Gentleman an answer to a question on a future debate; I would much rather concentrate on the motion that he and his party have tabled in the debate at hand than discuss matters that are not on the Order Paper at the moment. It is important...

Opposition Day — [3rd Allotted Day]: Parliamentary Standards (Constitutional Reform) (2 Feb 2009)

Shailesh Vara: The Conservatives certainly do not do that, because we are not in government and we do not have to take questions every day, as Ministers do. The point that the hon. Gentleman makes was highlighted when, during Prime Minister's questions, the Prime Minister stood up and started to answer a question before the Labour Back Bencher had even asked it. The question had clearly been planted, and...

Opposition Day — [3rd Allotted Day]: Parliamentary Standards (Constitutional Reform) (2 Feb 2009)

Shailesh Vara: I certainly know that there has been an abuse of the election of a Chairman of a Select Committee, when the chairmanship of the Home Affairs Committee was forced through in the House, rather than the right hon. Member for Leicester, East (Keith Vaz) being elected by fellow Select Committee members.

Opposition Day — [3rd Allotted Day]: Parliamentary Standards (Constitutional Reform) (2 Feb 2009)

Shailesh Vara: It is important that we are the final arbiters of which rules are used to judge us. That is why we should have the final scrutiny of such issues and, as my right hon. Friend the Member for Maidenhead has proposed, the right to vote on specific motions. It is a privilege to be in this House, and we have chosen to put ourselves forward to be here. If we do that, we must accept that 21st-century...

Written Answers — Transport: Departmental Written Questions (3 Feb 2009)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport on how many occasions in the last 12 months Ministers in his Department have used their discretion to rule that a parliamentary question for written answer should be answered because it would be in the public interest to do so, even though to do so would exceed the disproportionate cost threshold of £700.

Written Answers — Justice: Prison Places (3 Feb 2009)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many new prison places he plans to provide by 31 December 2009.

Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: Departmental Written Questions (4 Feb 2009)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families on how many occasions in the last 12 months Ministers in his Department have used their discretion to rule that a parliamentary question for written answer should be answered because it would be in the public interest to do so, even though to do so would exceed the disproportionate cost threshold of £700.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Departmental Data Protection (5 Feb 2009)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what percentage of contractors and suppliers to (a) his Department and (b) its agencies have reported that they are compliant with the Government's security standards following publication of the report, Data Handling Procedures in Government, and the accompanying document, Cross-departmental Actions: Mandatory Minimum...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Departmental Data Protection (5 Feb 2009)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many contracts (a) his Department and (b) its agencies have which allow contractors to store personal data of UK citizens overseas; for which contracts this applies; in which countries the data for each contract is held; and how many people have their data stored overseas in the case of each such contract.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Departmental Data Protection (5 Feb 2009)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what percentage of contractors and suppliers to his Department has reported compliance with the Government's security standards following publication of the report, Data Handling Procedures in Government, and the accompanying document, Cross-departmental Actions: Mandatory Minimum Action, on 25 June 2008.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Departmental Data Protection (5 Feb 2009)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many contracts his Department has which allow contractors to store personal data of UK citizens overseas; for which contracts this applies; in which countries the data for each contract is held; and how many people have their data stored overseas in the case of each such contract.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Departmental Written Questions (5 Feb 2009)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change on how many occasions since the creation of his Department Ministers used their discretion to rule that a parliamentary question for written answer should be answered because it would be in the public interest to do so, even though to do so would exceed the disproportionate cost threshold of £700.

Written Answers — Home Department: Departmental Written Questions (10 Feb 2009)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department on how many occasions in the last 12 months Ministers in her Department have used their discretion to rule that a parliamentary question for written answer should be answered because it would be in the public interest to do so, even though to do so would exceed the disproportionate cost threshold of £700.

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Bankruptcy (12 Feb 2009)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform how many people have applied for (a) bankruptcy and (b) an individual voluntary arrangement in (i) North West Cambridgeshire, (ii) Cambridgeshire, (iiii) the East of England and (iv) England and Wales in each of the last 10 years.

Written Answers — Defence: Departmental Data Protection (23 Feb 2009)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what percentage of contractors and suppliers to (a) his Department and (b) its agencies have reported that they are compliant with the Government's security standards following publication of the report, Data Handling Procedures in Government, and the accompanying document, Cross-departmental Actions: Mandatory Minimum Action, on 25 June 2008.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Government Office For the Regions: Public Relations (23 Feb 2009)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many press, marketing or public relation officers were employed by the Government Office in each region in each year since 1997.

Written Answers — Home Department: Departmental Data Protection (23 Feb 2009)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage of the IT systems in (a) her Department and (b) its agencies are fully accredited to the Government's security standards.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Departmental Data Protection (23 Feb 2009)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what percentage of the IT systems in his Department is fully accredited to the Government's security standards.

Written Answers — Treasury: Debts (23 Feb 2009)

Shailesh Vara: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the average level of unsecured personal debt per head of population was in the UK in each year since 1979.


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