Results 181–200 of 1518 for speaker:Alan Simpson

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Climate Change (Flooding) ( 6 Dec 2007)

Alan Simpson: In Germany, in four of the main Länder that are prone to flooding, local authorities have the powers to insist that planning applications will not even be looked at unless they contain flood protection provision. The Netherlands, a country with the highest level of flood protection anywhere, is now talking about surrendering 1 million acres of land back to the sea and having buildings that...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Energy Efficiency Direction Orders ( 6 Dec 2007)

Alan Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what criteria he uses in deciding whether to issue an energy efficiency direction order in response to local authorities failing to meet targets set in the Home Energy Conservation Act 1995.

Written Answers — Home Department: Terrorism: Detainees (26 Nov 2007)

Alan Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the Answer of 13 November 2007, Official Report, column 86W, on terrorism detainees, how many of the eight people detained and charged were charged with terrorism offences only.

Written Answers — Health: Genetically Modified Organisms: Animal Feed (30 Oct 2007)

Alan Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health which genetically modified products may be sold in UK markets for animal feed.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Housing: Energy (29 Oct 2007)

Alan Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what proportion of private sector houses built in each of the last three years met the energy efficiency standards required of public sector housing; and when she expects the same standards to be required in both sectors.

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Utilities: Meters (29 Oct 2007)

Alan Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform pursuant to the answer of 8 October 2007, Official Report, column 451W, on utilities: meters, how many households pay for electricity and gas by (a) direct debit, (b) prepayment meters, (c) online methods, (d) quarterly payments, (e) fuel direct and (f) any other method, broken down by income decile.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Genetically Modified Organisms: Crops (29 Oct 2007)

Alan Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what research his Department has assessed on separation distances between GM and conventional crops for (a) maize, (b) beet and (c) oilseed rape; and whether he plans to review existing separation distances in each case.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Radioactive Wastes: Waste Management (29 Oct 2007)

Alan Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment he has made of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management recommendation that any consideration of new nuclear waste arising from new nuclear build would raise practical issues which would need to be subject to a separate assessment and consultation process.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Radioactive Wastes: Waste Management (29 Oct 2007)

Alan Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs which parts of the Managing Radioactive Waste Safely: A framework for implementing geological disposal consultation specifically address the issue of new build nuclear waste.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Radioactive Wastes: Waste Management (29 Oct 2007)

Alan Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (1) if he will publish the results of the Managing Radioactive Waste Safely: A framework for implementing geological disposal consultation at the same time as those of the Future of Nuclear Power consultation; and what steps he plans to take to ensure that the two exercises are integrated; (2) how the timing of any...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Radioactive Wastes: Waste Management (29 Oct 2007)

Alan Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs whether community benefit packages will be extended to those communities which host interim stores of nuclear waste pending permanent waste disposal; and whether those packages will be extendable permanently if disposal does not occur within a set time period.

Written Answers — Transport: Military Aircraft: Air Conditioning (29 Oct 2007)

Alan Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what steps her Department has taken in response to symptoms of tunnel vision, loss of balance and loss of feeling in hands and lower arms reported by the pilots of a BAe 146 on 19 February 2007; and what assessment she has made of the health and safety implications of those symptoms.

Written Answers — Treasury: Tax: Television Companies (29 Oct 2007)

Alan Simpson: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what value of tax allowances and incentives are applicable to the television broadcasting industry in the UK.

Written Answers — Health: Genetically Modified Organisms: EU Law (29 Oct 2007)

Alan Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health which genetically modified products have been approved by the EU for sale in the UK.

Written Answers — Transport: Aircraft: Air Conditioning (25 Oct 2007)

Alan Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what recent assessment has she made of the health implications for aircraft passengers and crew of air quality in commercial aircraft; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Utilities: Meters ( 9 Oct 2007)

Alan Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment he has made of the effect of differences in recent trends in charges by energy companies to customers with prepayment meters compared to those paying by direct debit on the achievement of fuel poverty targets.

Written Answers — Transport: Aircraft: Air Conditioning ( 8 Oct 2007)

Alan Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many reported contaminated air events there were in each of the last five years, broken down by aircraft type.

Written Answers — Transport: Aircraft: Air Conditioning ( 8 Oct 2007)

Alan Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what research she has (a) commissioned and (b) evaluated on links between ill-health among air crew and fumes released from aircraft.

Written Answers — Transport: Aircraft: Air Conditioning ( 8 Oct 2007)

Alan Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how compliance with Civil Aviation Authority guidance on the use of oxygen masks in air contamination incidents is monitored and enforced.

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Fuels: Prices (10 Sep 2007)

Alan Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform if he will assess, with reference to the experience of countries which have such a system, the merits of introducing in the UK a system of national fuel pricing.


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