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Results 61–80 of 900 for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Lord Touhig

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Digital Switchover Help Scheme: Gwent (12 Nov 2008)

Don Touhig: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what estimate he has made of the number of (a) people aged over 75 and (b) disabled people who have received assistance from the digital switchover help scheme in Islwyn.

Written Answers — Transport: First Great Western (24 Nov 2008)

Don Touhig: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much public money First Great Western Trains has received in the last 12 months.

Written Answers — Transport: First Great Western (24 Nov 2008)

Don Touhig: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment he has made of the performance of First Great Western Trains against the objectives set for the operation of the Greater Western rail franchise.

Written Answers — Transport: Newport to London Railway Line (24 Nov 2008)

Don Touhig: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment he has made of the adequacy of commuter train services between Newport and London.

Written Answers — Wales: Emergency Services (19 Jan 2005)

Don Touhig: I discuss a wide range of issues with Assembly Ministers, including the emergency services.

Written Answers — Wales: Homelessness (19 Jan 2005)

Don Touhig: The information requested is shown in the following table. Homeless households accommodated temporarily on31 December (1)(2) Bed and breakfast All types of temporary accommodation 1990(3) 141 1,011 1991 242 1,214 1992 248 1,032 1993(4) 108 764 1994 64 611 1995 62 548 1996 86 509 1997 78 692 1998 69 846 1999 69 850 (1) 1990–96 data...

Written Answers — Wales: Swimming Pools (19 Jan 2005)

Don Touhig: In November 2004 there were 129 public swimming pools in Wales.

Written Answers — Wales: Dental Services (26 Jan 2005)

Don Touhig: I refer the hon. Gentleman to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Congleton (Ann Winterton). As I said then, I have already met the Assembly's new Health Minister and we plan to have further meetings and discussions in the coming weeks.

Written Answers — Wales: Pupil Referral Units (26 Jan 2005)

Don Touhig: I regularly meet Assembly Ministers to discuss a range of issues, including education. Data for Wales indicate a significant rise in the number of referral unit places and pupils. The number of pupil referral units has risen from 24 in 1997 to 31 in 2004 and the number of pupils registered in the units has also risen from 49 to 1,058 in the same timescale.

Written Answers — Wales: Pensioner Poverty (26 Jan 2005)

Don Touhig: I have regular discussions with Cabinet colleagues on a range of issues including tackling pensioner poverty in Wales. The Government are tackling pensioner poverty with an extra £10 billion to be spent on pensioners in 2005–06. The Assembly is also making £10 million available to 2006–07 for its strategy for Older People in Wales. The strategy will plan for an ageing society and...

Written Answers — Wales: Freedom of Information (26 Jan 2005)

Don Touhig: The Freedom of Information Act does not make specific categories of information available, but operates on the presumption that all information held by public authorities should be available, subject to the 24 exemptions of the Act. Whether or not information is exempt under the Act requires the exercise of judgment in each case. The majority of the exemptions also require that the public...

Written Answers — Wales: Consultants (2 Feb 2005)

Don Touhig: The Wales Office was established July 1999. The total cost for external consultants incurred during 2003–04 was £587. The Wales Office is not currently anticipating that it will incur any costs for external consultants in 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07 or 2007–08.

Written Answers — Wales: Departmental Policies (Clwyd, South) (2 Feb 2005)

Don Touhig: The Wales Office was established on 1 July 1999 with a remit to ensure the smooth running of the Welsh devolution settlement. This applies to the whole of Wales and it is not possible to distinguish the effect on a particular constituency. The Wales Office has reported annually on its activities in its departmental reports and, following the machinery of Government changes in 2003, in its...

Written Answers — Wales: Official Residences (2 Feb 2005)

Don Touhig: The Wales Office is not responsible for any official residences.

Written Answers — Wales: Welsh Language (2 Feb 2005)

Don Touhig: The Wales Office scheme was approved by the Welsh Language Board on 1 March, and implemented on 28 May, 2004. Prior to that, we had operated within the spirit of the former Welsh Office scheme.

Written Answers — Wales: Publicity (8 Feb 2005)

Don Touhig: My Department has run no television, newspaper, radio advertising or any other kind of promotional campaign since its creation in July 1999. It has no agencies or departmental public bodies within its responsibilities. We are not responsible for campaigns that may be run by the National Assembly or other Government Departments in Wales. It is not estimated that this will change in the years...

Written Answers — Wales: Freedom of Information (21 Feb 2005)

Don Touhig: In line with guidance issued by the Department for Constitutional Affairs in July 2002, the Wales Office has considered publication of information disclosed under the Freedom of Information Act. Any information released by the Wales Office in response to Freedom of Information requests will also be published on the Wales Office website.

Written Answers — Wales: Job Relocation (21 Feb 2005)

Don Touhig: My right hon. Friend and I are working closely with ministerial colleagues in the Assembly to ensure that Wales benefits from any relocation of public sector jobs from London and the South East. To this end, I welcome the decision last September by the Office for National Statistics to make Newport its principal headquarters and move 600 jobs there. I am actively pursuing plans by other...

Written Answers — Wales: Mrsa (21 Feb 2005)

Don Touhig: I regularly meet the Assembly First Minister and Health Minister to discuss issues surrounding health care associated infections, in particular MRSA, which we take very seriously. The Assembly Health Minister, Dr. Brian Gibbons has announced a new set of proposals which will enablepatients to access trust based statistics on each individual hospital in Wales.

Written Answers — Wales: Regional Assistance (24 Feb 2005)

Don Touhig: None.

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