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Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ethiopia: Eritrea (16 Mar 2015)

Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the "Leaked Memo, Ethiopia’s Destabilizing Policy Against Eritrea" issued by the Permanent Mission of Eritrea to the United Nations on 2 July 2014.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Surveillance (9 Mar 2015)

Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Anelay of St Johns on 20 February (HL4795), whether there have been any instances where such surveillance equipment has been used by any foreign government to monitor opposition parties.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Eritrea (6 Mar 2015)

Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the statement by His Excellency Mr Girma Asmerom, Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the United Nations, on agenda item 68 (b,c): Promotion and Protection of Human Rights during the Interactive Dialogue of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Eritrea at the Third Committee of the 69th Session of the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Primary Education: Free School Meals (3 Mar 2015)

Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the success of the free school lunch programme for the under-sevens.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Avoidance (25 Feb 2015)

Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what they consider to be the difference between tax avoidance and aggressive tax avoidance.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Panama (20 Feb 2015)

Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether surveillance equipment has been provided by the United Kingdom to the government of Panama; and if so, for what purpose.

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU Budget: Contributions (20 Jan 2015)

Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Deighton on 15 December 2014 (HL3255), why the repayment conditions were not agreed in advance of the European Commission announcing the additional contribution to the European Union Budget; and what contingency planning they had undertaken to prepare for such an additional repayment demand.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Military Decorations (20 Jan 2015)

Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Astor of Hever on 15 December 2014 (HL3258), whether any gallantry medals have been awarded but not gazetted in the last 15 years.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Entry Clearances: Nepal (15 Jan 2015)

Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Bates on 8 December 2014 (HL3326) and 18 December 2014 (HL3645), how many applications from Nepal were received in 2014 in Delhi and how many of these were approved.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Freedom of Information (14 Jan 2015)

Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether a Freedom of Information request which would exceed the financial threshold can be validly submitted on the basis that the enquirer pays the excess so that the information is provided.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Diego Garcia (13 Jan 2015)

Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Warsi on 17 June 2014 (HL126), with regard to the use of Diego Garcia for rendition flights, what is the latest situation in relation to such flights.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Social Security Benefits: Fraud (12 Jan 2015)

Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the quality of service and value-for-money provided by Capita in operating the National Benefit Fraud Hotline.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Entry Clearances: Nepal (6 Jan 2015)

Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to Written Answer by Lord Bates on 8 December (HL3326), whether the staff who actually carry out the application reviews for entry clearance applications made in Nepal are aware of that policy, and whether checks are carried out to ensure that is so.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Housing: Taxation (16 Dec 2014)

Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there has been any decline in stamp duty receipts on higher priced properties since public talk of a “mansion” tax began.

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU Budget: Contributions (15 Dec 2014)

Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are aware of the calculations used by the European Commission as a basis for the recent demand of £1.7 billion; and, if so, what is their assessment of those calculations.

Written Answers — House of Lords: George Cross (15 Dec 2014)

Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether a George Cross has recently been awarded but not yet gazetted; and if so, when it will be gazetted.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Military Decorations (15 Dec 2014)

Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many gallantry medals have been awarded but not gazetted.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Sovereignty: Scotland (15 Dec 2014)

Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the decision to grant a referendum on independence to the Scottish people and the terms of that referendum were agreed by the Cabinet.

Written Answers — House of Lords: St Helena (15 Dec 2014)

Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in the construction of the St Helena airport; what is the estimated date that the first aircraft could land; and whether the construction is within budget.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Kenya (10 Dec 2014)

Lord Ashcroft: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what conversations they have had with the government of Kenya about the requirement for United Kingdom citizens to have a visa to enter Kenya; and what steps they take within (1) the European Union, and (2) the Commonwealth, to encourage consistency in visa requirements for citizens of countries within those organisations.


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