Adam Ingram: ...on 22 January 2003, Official Report, column 327W, to the hon. Member for Runnymede and Weybridge (Mr. Hammond). Royal Navy vessels do not sail without a full complement of damage control and fire-fighting capabilities and that level of support varies from ship to ship. Fire-fighting is not however an individual specialisation. All Royal Navy personnel are trained to fight fires. This...
Philip Dunne: holding answer 24 October 2012 The current arrangements at the Sea Mounting Centre Marchwood provide for a 24 hours seven days a week operational Fire and Rescue Service, consisting of one fire appliance and a minimum crew of 5 fire-fighters provided by the Defence Fire Risk Management Organisation (DFRMO). The planned future arrangements will provide for an operational Fire and Rescue...
Elliot Morley: The relationship between the Shetland Island Council, the Shetland Development Trust and Shetland Leasing and Property Ltd. (SLAP) was explained in the Official Journal of the European Communities for 12 February, (Official Journal, 12 February 2002, c. 38–39). As stated in my answer of 20 March 2002, Official Report, column 375, SLAP spent £2 million on quota purchase in 1998: there...
Tobias Ellwood: ...Tel Aviv and our Consulate General in Jerusalem give us regular updates on the current situation in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories. These updates include reports on rockets being fired from the Gaza Strip into the sea; any rocket fire from Gaza into Israel; and any retaliatory Israeli air strikes on Gaza. However they do not keep a record of the numbers, but according to...
Claire Curtis-Thomas: To ask the Solicitor-General what percentage of time was spent by senior lawyers in (a) administration and management and (b) considering cases and advocacy in the latest year for which figures are available.
Claire Curtis-Thomas: To ask the Solicitor-General how many cases were handled by each lawyer per year, in each region, since the inception of the CPS; and of these cases how many were cases for the (a) magistrates' court and (b) Crown court, expressed as a percentage of total cases and as an absolute figure.
Andrew Turner: To ask the Solicitor-General what obligation rests on a defence lawyer to (a) ascertain and (b) believe the truth of matter pleaded in defence.
Ms Julia Drown: To ask the Solicitor-General what steps she is taking to ensure CPS lawyers have the skills to prosecute successfully in rape trials.
Claire Curtis-Thomas: To ask the Solicitor-General what assessment she has made of how the most qualified lawyers in the CPS have spent their time since the production of Sir Iain Glidewell's report in June 1998.
Rosie Winterton: The Child Abduction Unit has, since 1992, operated from within the office of the Official Solicitor and Public Trustee. It has two full-time members of staff, a manager with seven years experience of this work and three additional staff to provide cover where necessary. A senior lawyer within the OS/PT office provides legal advice.
Keith Vaz: To ask the Solicitor-General how many lawyers left the Crown Prosecution Service in 2002.
Lord Bach: ...appeal in the case of Mr Shaun Rusling have yet to be finalised. Costs settled up to 22 July 2003 totalled £44,206.77, but an estimate of the total amount involved is not possible as the Treasury Solicitor is still in discussion with the defendant's lawyers regarding their costs.
Claire Curtis-Thomas: To ask the Solicitor-General how many additional lawyers the CPS employed in 2002–03
Menzies Campbell: To ask the Solicitor-General which non-governmental (a) experts and (b) lawyers advised her Department on the legality of war in Iraq; how much each received in public funds; and if she will make a statement.
Claire Curtis-Thomas: To ask the Solicitor-General what steps she is taking to increase the number of lawyers in Merseyside Crown Prosecution Service.
Graham Allen: To ask the Solicitor-General what interaction takes place between local police officers and local lawyers of the Crown Prosecution Service in Nottinghamshire to improve mutual understanding of the process from arrest to charge; and if she will make a statement.
Vera Baird: To ask the Solicitor-General (1) what his policy is on writing to rape complainants to explain why a discontinued case would not proceed; (2) if he will make it his policy that the complainant should be personally visited by the Crown Prosecution Service lawyer who makes the decisions when cases of rape are discontinued.
Elfyn Llwyd: To ask the Solicitor-General if he will list the rates of pay of lawyers employed by the Crown Prosecution Service, broken down by grade.
Sir David Amess: To ask the Solicitor-General what training is given to (a) policy officials and (b) lawyers in the Law Officers' Department responsible for drafting statutory instruments; and if he will make a statement.
Sir David Amess: To ask the Solicitor-General what the rates of pay are of (a) lawyers and (b) other staff employed by the Crown Prosecution Service, broken down by grade in (i) Southend, (ii) Essex, (iii) the Metropolitan Police area of London and (iv) England and Wales.