Results 141–160 of 3000 for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Austin Mitchell

Written Answers — Transport: Network Rail (2 Jul 2002)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport for what reason the bridging loan to Network Rail is shown on the balance sheet of the Strategic Rail Authority; what assets the Strategic Rail Authority has to back the loan; what consultations took place with the European Commission about whether this loan should be included in Government accounts; and to whom the loss is charged if there is...

Written Answers — Transport: London Underground (2 Jul 2002)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport for what reason preferred bidder status was conceded to contractors for the London Underground PPP before closing major parts of the deal; and if he will assess the costs and benefits of reducing competition before final agreements were reached.

Written Answers — Transport: London Underground (2 Jul 2002)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) whether the seven-and-a-half-year review of the 30-year PPP contract for the London Underground is an upwards only review; and what extra costs may fall on his Department for cost overruns; (2) what price protection London Underground Ltd has for the 22.5 years for which pricing is not yet established under the PPP; and what the cost is of...

Written Answers — Transport: London Underground (2 Jul 2002)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much will be invested in the tube under the London Underground PPP; how much of this comes from the private sector; and how much of the private sector contribution the Government have guaranteed to pay back.

Written Answers — Transport: London Underground (2 Jul 2002)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what estimate he has made of the rate of return the private consortia will earn on the London Underground PPP; and what assessment he has made of the fees earned by the financial and legal consultants engaged on developing the PPP.

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Postal Services (3 Jul 2002)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will make a statement on the (a) statutory and (b) commercial status of Royal Mail; and to which (i) Ministers and (ii) other persons it will be accountable.

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Postal Services (3 Jul 2002)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what limit of (a) value and (b) weight is set for Consignia's monopoly status; for how long this status extends and under which legal provision; what recent discussions she has had concerning the move to unregulated and competitive postal services; when the change to open competition will take place; and under what statutory requirements.

Written Answers — Transport: London Underground (3 Jul 2002)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) for what reason a 95 per cent. public sector guarantee was given to the London Underground PPP; who will finance this guarantee, if invoked; and whether the guarantee constitutes a form of state aid to the PPP; (2) what risk transfer to the public sector has occurred over the period of negotiations on the London Underground PPP; and for what...

Written Answers — Transport: London Underground (3 Jul 2002)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) what estimate he has made of the public subsidy which will be necessary each year to fund the improvements made to the London Underground under the PPP; (2) what estimate he has made of the shortfall over the first seven-and-a-half years of the London Underground PPP contract; and how this funding gap is to be met.

Written Answers — Prime Minister: The Queen Mother (8 Jul 2002)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Prime Minister which Minister authorised the making of the complaint to the Press Complaints Commission concerning reports on the Lying in State of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother; and which Minister authorised its subsequent withdrawal.

Written Answers — Transport: London Underground (9 Jul 2002)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) what success fees are to be paid to the sponsors and advisers of Tube Lines on the signing of the PPP contract; what services have been provided in return for these fees; and what effect these fees will have on the equity return of Tube Lines; (2) how much is to be paid to sponsors and advisors in development costs on the closing date of the...

Written Answers — Northern Ireland: Smuggling (10 Jul 2002)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what progress the Police Service of Northern Ireland has made this year in combating the illegal trade in fuel.

Written Answers — Treasury: Euro (11 Jul 2002)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if the five economic tests will include an assessment of the short-term and long-term consequences for public spending and fiscal policy of joining the euro.

Written Answers — Deputy Prime Minister: Millennium Dome (16 Jul 2002)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, pursuant to the answer of 25 June 2002, Official Report, column 820W, on the Millennium Dome, if he will (a) commission from Jones Lange Lasalle and (b) publish estimates of the value of the Millennium Dome site to Meridian Delta Ltd. (i) with and (ii) without the Dome.

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: WorldCom (24 Jul 2002)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what complaints were received by her Department about accounting practices at WorldCom in Britain in 1999; and what action was taken to investigate.

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Accountancy and Audit Regulator (24 Jul 2002)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether her co-ordinating Group on Audit and Accountancy issues (a) has discussed and (b) will discuss (i) an independent Regulator of Accountancy and (ii) a ban on sales of other services by auditors to audit clients.

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Accountancy and Audit Regulator (24 Jul 2002)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (1) whether she plans to review major reform in accountancy regulation (a) now and (b) at the end of the first five years of the existence of the Accountancy Foundation; (2) what plans she has to set up an Independent Regulator for Accountancy and Audit.

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Accountancy and Audit Regulator (19 Sep 2002)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry who the members of the co-ordinating Group on Audit and Accounting issues are; which organisations they represent; what their accountancy qualifications are; what accountancy bodies they belong to; what the dates of meetings are; what the accountancy connections are of individuals and parties they have invited to comment; and whether the...

Written Answers — Treasury: Euro (15 Oct 2002)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) if he will place in the Library a document in respect of all acts of Parliament placing powers and obligations on Her Majesty's Government and other parties in the United Kingdom whose functioning would be affected by United Kingdom accession to the European currency, indicating in each case the section of each act concerned and that of the...

Written Answers — International Development: Development Assistance (15 Oct 2002)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if she will provide a breakdown of the funding in (a) euros and (b) sterling equivalents, given by the Government in the last financial year in overseas aid, indicating the percentage and total of each that was expended (i) directly, (ii) through the United Nations agencies, (iii) through other international bodies, (iv) through the...


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