Lord Swinfen: asked Her Majesty's Government: What control the Charity Commission exercises on the conduct and activities of interim managers, including receivers and managers, who the commission appoints to stand in for trustees of a charity; and Whether they are aware of any cases, including current cases, where interim managers appointed by chairmen to stand in for trustees have committed charity funds...
Lord Swinfen: My Lords, what is being done to ensure that the British medical profession is adequately trained in the diagnosis of tuberculosis? I ask because a neighbour of mine, who died a very short time ago, had been treated in hospital and by her GP for some time, and was found when she died to have had advanced but undiagnosed tuberculosis.
Lord Swinfen: My Lords, I am in favour of the noble Lord's amendment. It would be extremely difficult to produce a fair system of allowances. Take, for instance, two identical houses next door to each other, both with exactly the same insulation value. One is occupied by a single individual and the other is occupied by a family of two parents and, say, three children. The family with the two parents and...
Lord Swinfen: My Lords, will the Government consider making all donations to registered charities claimable against income tax and tax generally, as I understand happens in the United States of America?
Lord Swinfen: My Lords, how does the funding of the arts compare with the Government funding of the rehabilitation of servicemen wounded in Afghanistan and Iraq?
Lord Swinfen: My Lords, I think I am right that the Minister has said that it would take five or six months to produce a vaccine. How long does he anticipate that a pandemic would last? Would there be time to produce a vaccine?
Lord Swinfen: My Lords, what part will the Argentinians play in the de-mining, and is this acceptable to the Falkland Islanders?
Lord Swinfen: My Lords, are parents and guardians responsible for the debts of underage online gamblers?
Lord Swinfen: My Lords, who makes the impact assessment? Is it done just by civil servants or are representatives of the businesses that the regulations may affect involved?
Lord Swinfen: My Lords, how much—
Lord Swinfen: My Lords, given that Welsh lamb exported to France and butchered there can be labelled as French, what is being done to make certain that the French understand that it is Welsh not French lamb?
Lord Swinfen: My Lords, with an ageing population, is it not essential that questions on carers be on the census form?
Lord Swinfen: My Lords, is the Minister aware—
Lord Swinfen: My Lords, how can the noble Baroness say that those 10,000 doctors who will not get training posts will still have jobs, bearing in mind that the training posts that they are already in will have been filled and that the National Health Service is trying to reduce its costs?
Lord Swinfen: My Lords, is the dirt on the building, which I assume was caused by the smog before the Clean Air Acts, causing additional damage to it; and, therefore, is the delay in cleaning it increasing the costs substantially?
Lord Swinfen: My Lords—
Lord Swinfen: My Lords, will the Government publish, in plain language, a list of all the changes made to our relationship with what is now the EU since the referendum on remaining in the Common Market was held in 1975?
Lord Swinfen: My Lords, have the vessels that were lost to the Iranians from HMS "Cornwall" been replaced? Have replacements even been ordered?
Lord Swinfen: My Lords, what would be the position of the person given as an example by my noble friend Lady Gardner of Parkes if they were to apply for treatment under the National Health Service? Would they have to pay and, if so, is the National Health Service geared up to make proper demands for such payment?
Lord Swinfen: My Lords, was the Secretary of State the duty Minister? If not, who was?