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Written Answers — House of Lords: General Pinochet ( 6 Mar 2000)

Lord Williams of Mostyn: The Crown Prosecution Service acted as agent for the Kingdom of Spain in the proceedings against Senator Pinochet. In that capacity, a CPS lawyer and counsel attended in Madrid to receive instructions from Judge Baltasar Garzon Real, to inspect documentation and to advise on the extradition proceedings. In the course of so doing, the CPS lawyer and counsel attended meetings with Judge Garzon...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Mozambique: Disaster Response (20 Mar 2000)

Baroness Amos: ...International Development, which has established call-down arrangements with other government departments. These include the Home Office, with which we have an arrangement for the deployment of UK Fire Service Search and Rescue Teams and the Ministry of Defence, from which we are able to request, where appropriate, the deployment and utilisation of military assets. The Foreign and...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Flood Defence Emergency Response Project (20 Mar 2000)

Baroness Hayman: ...floods. Membership of the project team comprised representatives of the Environment Agency, Local Government Association, the Association of Chief Police Officers, the Chief and Assistant Chief Fire Officers Association and the Association of Inland Navigation Authorities, represented by British Waterways. The project's general remit was to review existing local arrangements for responding...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Irish Sea: Temporary Prohibition of Fishing (23 Mar 2000)

Lord Inglewood: asked Her Majesty's Government: What financial and other steps are being taken to assist all those fishermen in the northern Irish Sea whose livelihoods are being affected by the European Community's decision to prohibit most methods of fishing in much of that area between 14 February and May 2000.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Arson Scoping Study (29 Mar 2000)

Lord Bassam of Brighton: ...that the Government have accepted all of the main recommendations of the Scoping Study. We have pledged quite clearly our determination and commitment to providing safer communities. The police and fire services have a vital role to play in helping to maintain a safer society, not just by reducing crime and the fear of crime but also by reducing the number of deliberate fires and...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Crown Prosecutors Code Review ( 4 Apr 2000)

Lord Williams of Mostyn: On 24 November 1999 (Official Report, col. 105W) the Solicitor-General announced in another place that the Code for Crown Prosecutors would be reviewed to take account of the Human Rights Act. The aim of the review is to ensure that the Code for Crown Prosecutors is relevant, clear and accessible, properly considers the rights and interests of victims and reflects the exercise of the...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Kosovo: Rule of Law ( 5 Apr 2000)

Baroness Scotland of Asthal: ...UK police officers to the school training the future Kosovo police. We intend to contribute the core of a new Criminal Intelligence Unit to work in the UN police. We intend to offer UK judges and lawyers to work with the UN Mission in Kosovo.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Public Trust Office (11 Apr 2000)

Lord Irvine of Lairg: ...the disparate functions of the existing Public Trust Office, transferring the trust function and the Court Funds Office to the bodies best placed to provide them: the office of the Official Solicitor to the Supreme Court and the Court Service respectively. The office's remaining core functions of oversight of receivers and functions in relation to enduring powers of attorney will be...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Firefighters: Conditions of Service (12 Apr 2000)

Lord Bassam of Brighton: ...who undertook the inquiry, has submitted to my right honourable friend the Home Secretary a number of recommendations for improving the working of the National Joint Council for Local Authorities' Fire Brigades. These include proposals which would involve the acceptance by the employees and the union of conciliation and arbitration, in the event of disputes, a clarification of procedures,...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Fire Service: PFI Bids (12 Apr 2000)

Baroness Thornton: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have reached a decision on the bids for notional credit approvals under the second round of the private finance initiative for the Fire Service.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (18 Apr 2000)

Baroness Hayman: ...and the BSE Inquiry. Beef and Sheep Division SEO 1 Disposal issues. Animal Health Veterinary Group SCS Vet Adviser (Grade 7) 1 2 Provision of veterinary advice Legal Division Lawyer 1 Provision of legal advice on TSE issues. Veterinary Laboratories Agency SCS Grade 6 Grade 7 SEO/SSO & equiv. HEO/HSO & equiv. EO/SO & equiv. AO/ASO & equiv. SGB2 & equiv. 1 4 8 8 10 32...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Pentecostal Church, Brierfield: Petrol Bomb Attack (19 Apr 2000)

Baroness Cox: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether there is any truth in reports of a fire-bomb attack on a Pentecostal Church near Burnley in Lancashire on 4 April; if so, whether there is any information about the motivation for the attack; whether any investigation is being carried out; and whether the results of any such investigation will be made public.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Firearms Act ( 2 May 2000)

Lord Bach: ...precisely. Figures for Scotland are also given in the following table. All recorded crimes in which handguns were used Homicides in which handguns were used All incidents in which handguns fired and caused injury England and Wales 1997 2,648 39 168 1998-99 2,687 32 119 Scotland 1997 148 5 14 1998 123 1 15 There were three homicides in...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Utility Street Works ( 2 May 2000)

Lord Whitty: ...Borough of Bury; Cornwall County Council; Swindon Borough Council; Hull City Services; Middlesbrough Council; Hertfordshire County Council; City of Westminster; Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea; Sefton Council; Suffolk County Council; Lincolnshire County Council; Croydon Council; Leicester City Council; Borough of Pendle; Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council; Wolverhampton...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Transgenic Salmon ( 3 May 2000)

Lord Moran: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether any notification has been made to the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea by the United States or Canadian governments to release transgenic salmon into open marine or freshwater environments; and, if so, whether the United Kingdom will scrutinise these notifications in detail.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Firefighters' Conditions of Service ( 8 May 2000)

Lord Bassam of Brighton: ...had received Professor Burchill's recommendations and was consulting upon them. He very much welcomes his proposals for improving the working of the National Joint Council for Local Authorities' Fire Brigades and the positive reaction there has been to them. The report of the inquiry was published on 5 May as a command paper and copies have been placed in the Library. He is asking for...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Criminal Defence Service (17 May 2000)

Lord Irvine of Lairg: ...Criminal Defence Service from 2 October 2000 to 2 April 2001. This will allow additional time for preparation by the professions and for implementation of the new arrangements by criminal defence lawyers. The Legal Services Commission is notifying the professions by letter accordingly. This delay will have no substantial effects on the reform programme, including the development of the...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Nuclear Disarmament (18 May 2000)

Lord Jenkins of Putney: ...transfer, use and threat of use of nuclear weapons and on their elimination contained in Security and Survival--The Case for a Nuclear Weapons Convention, issued by the International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms, the International Network of Engineers and Scientists Against Proliferation, the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War and others.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Public Footpaths and Bridleways (25 May 2000)

Lord Whitty: ...City Council n/k n/k Reading Borough Council 17 1 Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead 219 30 Slough Borough Council 19 3 Southampton City Council 16 3 Southend-on-Sea Borough Council 90 2 Surrey County Council 2,112 1,014 The Medway Towns Council 218 15 Thurrock Council 15 1 West Sussex County Council 2,816 1,006 West Berkshire Council...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Defence Housing Executive Properties:Gas Safety ( 5 Jun 2000)

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean: As a landlord, it is DHE's policy fully to comply with all requirements of gas safety legislation. In implementing this policy the agency arranges for an annual safety check on gas-fired appliances which are part of the building structure in inhabited premises. This will include gas-fired boilers, gas fires and gas cookers where these have been supplied by DHE. Of course, this necessitates...

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