Results 21–40 of 50000 for solicitor OR lawyers OR fire OR sea OR lawtec OR slap OR lawsuits in the 'Written Answers'

Written Answers — Home Department: Police and Fire Services (Pay) (28 Oct 1981)

Mrs. Renée Short asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what are the current salaries for (a) a police recruit and (b) an 18 year-old in the fire service; and how this compares with each of the last three years.

Written Answers — Environment: Sea Defences (Amble) (28 Oct 1981)

25. Mr. Beith asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what assistance he plans to give to the repair of the sea defences at Amble, Northumberland.

Written Answers — Energy: Denationalisation (29 Oct 1981)

...1981. The disposals for which my Department was responsible were British National Oil Corporation receipts of advanced 402 payments for oil and receipt of premiums for the seventh round North Sea licences. These receipts took place in March and December 1980, respectively. The decision to privatise Amersham International Limited was announced during the passage of the Atomic Energy...

Written Answers — Defence: Anglo-Italian Anti-submarine Helicopter (29 Oct 1981)

...Cmnd. 8288 indicates, a joint programme of work is in hand with Italy to explore the possibilities of collaborating on a new helicopter—designated the EH 101—which for the Royal Navy would be a Sea King replacement. The costs of this programme are being shared with Italy. It is not the practice to reveal the sums involved in such work. Results are expected in spring 1982. Mr. Wilkinson...

Written Answers — Trade: Children (Domestic Accidents) (30 Oct 1981)

...accidents can be avoided by care on the part of the parents and children. For this reason, publicity campaigns have been launched on particular themes. For example, teaching aids on the subject of fire prevention have been produced for use in schools, short television "filler" films and radio tapes have been produced on child safety. The Government have provided help to organisations...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Single Burn Item Test (11 Jan 2000)

Lord Howie of Troon: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will accept the relevance of smoke generation data available from the single burn item test contained in the harmonised European fire safety system.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Toxic Smoke from Ignited Construction Products (11 Jan 2000)

Lord Whitty: The Government do not have any intention at present to introduce regulations to limit the generation of toxic smoke from ignited construction products. A review of Approved Document B (fire safety) has just been completed, and the 2000 edition of this document will be published in January. This document makes reference to a number of parts of BS 476 (fire tests on building materials and...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Fisheries Council, 16 and 17 December (12 Jan 2000)

Baroness Hayman: ...where catch limitations apply. Details of the final TACs are given in the following table. Following from the advice of fisheries scientists in the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES), the Commission had initially proposed substantial cuts in many TACs, reflecting the poor state of some stocks, reduced recruitment to them or the need to bring fishing effort back to...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Nuclear Deterrent (24 Jan 2000)

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean: nuclear weapon stockpile; the de-targeting of Trident missiles; having only one submarine on deterrent patrol, and the placing of the submarine on deterrent patrol at several days' notice to fire. These measures have all been introduced. Following a trial period of moving towards single crewing of SSBNs, we have, however, decided to retain double crews. This decision reflects our...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) Bill [H.L.] (24 Jan 2000)

Lord Lester of Herne Hill: ...of the study; and, if not, why no such study has been undertaken before the decision to introduce the Bill; and Whether they have consulted the Commission for Racial Equality, the Society of Black Lawyers and ethnic minority organisations about the effects of the proposals contained in the Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) Bill upon confidence among members of ethnic minorities in the fair...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Boeing 747 Crash, Essex: Missing Depleted Uranium Counterweights (25 Jan 2000)

Lord Macdonald of Tradeston: is being conducted and it is expected that this will lead to the recovery of the others. It has been established from the condition of the recovered counterweights and the evidence of the fire damage that there has been no airborne dispersal of uranium from the crash site. Nearby inhabitants therefore have nothing to fear on this account. I understand that newsletters are being...

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU: Over-quota Fish Catches (27 Jan 2000)

Baroness Hayman: ...the EU Total Allowable Catch. The stocks for which the EU Total Allowable Catch was exceeded are as follows: Species Area Cod IIId--Russian Federation waters Norwegian waters of the North Sea (South of 62 degrees N) Herring IIIa--Skagerrak and Kattegat IIId--Polish waters Mackerel Norwegian waters of the North Sea (South of 62 degrees N), Faroese waters of ICES Vb IIa (EC...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Gas Imports for Power Stations (31 Jan 2000)

Lord Hardy of Wath: asked Her Majesty's Government: What proportion of gas used by gas fired power stations will need to be imported by the year 2010.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Government Use of Private Sector Lawyers ( 8 Feb 2000)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: asked Her Majesty's Government: What use they have made of private sector lawyers since May 1997 (or for the part of that period for which figures are available) for assistance in (a) drafting legislation, and (b) litigation; on what basis such lawyers are remunerated; and whether such remuneration is set at a rate below what would be regarded by the courts as reasonable for solicitors...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Oil Shipment Standards: "Erika" Incident (14 Feb 2000)

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer: asked Her Majesty's Government: Given that on inspection the tanker Erika was rejected as unfit for carrying oil safely at sea by two major oil companies, Shell and BP Amoco, but was considered fit for charter by Total Fina, what steps they will take to set tougher standards for the shipment of oil in European Community waters.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Women in the Fire Service (14 Feb 2000)

Lord Christopher: asked Her Majesty's Government: What targets they are setting for the employment of women in the operational fire service.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Law Officers: Appearances as Counsel in Court (17 Feb 2000)

Lord Rawlinson of Ewell: asked Her Majesty's Government: How many occasions in the calendar year 1999 (a) the Attorney General and (b) the Solicitor General appeared as counsel in court, setting out the dates and the courts (excluding appearances before Committees of either House of Parliament).

Written Answers — House of Lords: Military Exercises: Cancellations (23 Feb 2000)

Lord Vivian: asked Her Majesty's Government: How many sea, land and air training exercises have been cancelled or curtailed during 1999; and why these exercises could not take place or why the duration of the exercise was shortened.

Written Answers — House of Lords: General Pinochet ( 2 Mar 2000)

Lord Bassam of Brighton: ...the Secretary of State was considering his first and second authorities to proceed, he received representations and a certain amount of information about Senator Pinochet's state of health from his solicitors. The tenor of this material was that Senator Pinochet was in some respects frail, as was to be expected in a man of his age. It did not, however, suggest that he was either physically...

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