Results 2221–2240 of 2334 for speaker:the Countess of Mar

Written Answers — House of Lords: Animal Carcass Incineration (6 Jun 2000)

the Countess of Mar: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have evidence that all small capacity incinerators exceed the emission levels laid down in the draft Incineration of Waste Directive and, if only some makes of incinerator are unsatisfactory, whether those incinerators could not be replaced by machines that comply with the emission requirements.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Mycobacterium Bovis (6 Jun 2000)

the Countess of Mar: asked Her Majesty's Government: What scientific evidence there is that Mycobacterium bovis may be present in the milk of cows that have not been shown to be tuberculosis reactors.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Paediatric Pathologists and Toxicologists (6 Jun 2000)

the Countess of Mar: asked Her Majesty's Government: How many paediatric pathologists and how many paediatric toxicologists are currently employed by public services in England and Wales.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Wards of Court: Social Services Applications (5 Jun 2000)

the Countess of Mar: asked Her Majesty's Government: How many children in England and Wales are currently wards of court as a result of applications by social services departments determination that the children are "at risk"; how many of those children are in foster care; and how many are hospitalised.

Written Questions: Electronic Answers (25 May 2000)

the Countess of Mar: My Lords, I might have disputed what the Minister's noble friend said, but I shall not do so at this stage. Will the Minister kindly pass on to the people who operate the parliamentary network my grateful thanks, and possibly those of many Members of this House, for the very good way in which they help us to handle our e-mails and other Intranet transactions? My computer was infected by a...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Epilim (24 May 2000)

the Countess of Mar: asked Her Majesty's Government: When the anti-epileptic drug acid Epilim was first licensed for use in children in the United Kingdom; how many adverse drug reactions relating to hepatic and psychoneurological effects following use of this drug in children have been reported; how many deaths in children have been reported; and what measures are in force to ensure adequate surveillance.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Animal and Bird Carcasses: Disposal in Small Incinerators (23 May 2000)

the Countess of Mar: asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their estimate of the volume of animal and bird carcasses currently disposed of by incineration in small capacity incinerators at veterinary surgeries, firms, hunt kennels and other private facilities, for 1999.

Roadworks (22 May 2000)

the Countess of Mar: My Lords, does the Minister believe that it is beyond the wit of man to invent a machine that can dig a narrow channel, lay a cable and backfill all in one go, with small road works at junctions? Will the Government consider offering a prize to an entrepreneur who can invent such a machine?

Organophosphates: Workshop on Research (22 May 2000)

the Countess of Mar: asked Her Majesty's Government: What was the outcome of the workshop on research on organophosphates held on 28th March.

Organophosphates: Workshop on Research (22 May 2000)

the Countess of Mar: My Lords, first, perhaps I may thank the Minister for organising the workshop. The noble Baroness will know that for many years I have been asking for just such a workshop. Perhaps I may also express my gratitude to her for the help that she has given to OP sufferers. Can the Minister tell the House whether extra research will be undertaken as a result of this workshop? Furthermore, will that...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Incineration of Waste Directive: Animal Carcasses (22 May 2000)

the Countess of Mar: asked Her Majesty's Government: What was the cost to them of the Entec report on the environment and regulatory impacts of the draft Incineration of Waste Directive; and whether they are satisfied with the quality of that report.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Incineration of Waste Directive: Animal Carcasses (22 May 2000)

the Countess of Mar: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they consider the compliance costs associated with the draft Incineration of Waste Directive to be reasonable and, if so, whether this is in accord with the advice of Entec given in June 1999.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Incineration of Waste Directive: Animal Carcasses (22 May 2000)

the Countess of Mar: asked Her Majesty's Government: What measures have been taken to inform manufacturers and users of small incinerators for the disposal of animal carcasses of the effects of the draft Incineration of Waste Directive.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Incineration of Waste Directive: Animal Carcasses (22 May 2000)

the Countess of Mar: asked Her Majesty's Government: On what date they were advised that the draft Incineration of Waste Directive was to apply to the incineration of animal carcasses; and who was informed that the exemptions for incineration of animal carcasses were to be withdrawn; and Whether they have considered the proposal at the conciliation phase of an amendment to the draft Incineration of Waste...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Spanish Veterinary Surgeons and the Meat Hygiene Service (22 May 2000)

the Countess of Mar: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the quality of Spanish veterinary surgeons whom the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons is, by European Union law, required to register is satisfactory; and what effect the employment of Spanish veterinary surgeons has upon the quality of service offered by the Meat Hygiene Service to abattoir owners and managers in the United Kingdom.

Disability Information Trust (16 May 2000)

the Countess of Mar: My Lords, the Minister has frequently used the word "we" when talking about the allocation of grants. Could he tell us who "we" are?

Written Answers — House of Lords: Waste Incineration Directive (16 May 2000)

the Countess of Mar: asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Answer by the Lord Whitty on 9 April (H.L. Deb., col. 699) on what dates there were communications between officials of the Department of the Environment (and later the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food on the draft Incineration of Waste Directive and in particular upon...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Mycobacterium Bovis Infections (16 May 2000)

the Countess of Mar: asked Her Majesty's Government: How many cases of human infection by Mycobacterium bovis have occurred since the inception of tuberculin testing of cattle in the United Kingdom; and how many occurred as a result of ingestion of infected cows' milk and how many from infected meat.

NHS Infection Control (15 May 2000)

the Countess of Mar: My Lords, I am grateful to the noble Baroness, Lady Masham, for introducing this topic and although it had to be brief, I much enjoyed the penetrating speech by the noble Lord, Lord Turnberg. Previous speakers ably demonstrated hazards and deficiencies in the observance of hospital infection control. I shall approach the question from a different angle. Many infections are caused by...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy (15 May 2000)

the Countess of Mar: asked Her Majesty's Government: When the Countess of Mar may expect a response to that part of her letter of 16 December 1999 to Lord Hunt of Kings Heath relating to diagnoses of Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy that he referred to the Welsh Office.


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