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Results 161–180 of 1000 for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Austin Mitchell

Written Answers — Home Department: Illegal Immigrants: Employment (11 Jun 2008)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many immigration raids have been carried out in (a) the UK and (b) Yorkshire and Humberside since the launch of the Stop Illegal Working campaign.

Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: Academies (11 Jun 2008)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what assessment he has made of the role of academies in (a) his Department's and (b) local authority strategies for education for the 14 to 19 age group.

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Accident Group (12 Jun 2008)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what representations he has received on (a) allegations of audit failure at The Accident Group and (b) the investigation of such allegations by the Financial Reporting Council; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Innovation, Universities and Skills: Students: Fees and Charges (16 Jun 2008)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills what estimate he has made of the cost of abolishing university tuition fees for all undergraduate students from England studying at English universities.

Written Answers — Home Department: Terrorism: Detainees (16 Jun 2008)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the evidential basis is for her proposals that detention of terrorist suspects for a maximum of 42 days before charge is necessary; and what discussions she has had with (a) police forces, (b) the Crown Prosecution Service and (c) the security services in determining the number of days.

Written Answers — Home Department: Terrorism: Detainees (16 Jun 2008)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many suspects arrested under anti-terrorism legislation have been released without charge at the end of the maximum pre-charge detention period because there was not sufficient evidence to bring charges in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Council Housing: Finance (16 Jun 2008)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the historic debt outstanding against council house construction was in (a) cash terms and (b) as a proportion of the public sector borrowing requirement in each year since 1990; and what projections her Department has made for these figures in the future, including borrowing supported by arm's length management...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: State Retirement Pensions (16 Jun 2008)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will estimate the cost which would arise from (a) increasing the state pension by (i) 10 per cent., (ii) 25 per cent., by 50 per cent. and (iv) 100 per cent. and (b) setting the state pension at the average level of other EU member states.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Fishing Industries: Subsidies (17 Jun 2008)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on what basis de minimis grants may be made to the fishing industry under EU rules; whether he plans to provide as such funding to the English fishing industry; and what the limit is of such funds that can be paid to fishing enterprises.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Fishing Industries: Subsidies (17 Jun 2008)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what records he holds on the level of de minimis funding given to the (a) French fishing industry, (b) Spanish fishing fleets and (c) fishing fleets of other EU member states.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Housing: Finance (23 Jun 2008)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what estimate she has made of the annual funding to the National Housing Revenue Account necessary to ensure that improvements to housing stock condition are sustainable.

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Financial Reporting Council (23 Jun 2008)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform if he will introduce legislative proposals to impose on the Financial Reporting Council a duty of care towards those directly affected by the failure of firms to meet standards of corporate reporting and governance.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Cod: Fishing Quotas (24 Jun 2008)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (1) how many cod avoidance plans he has negotiated with British fishing vessels; (2) what plans he has to make extra days of fishing available to English fishing vessels which agree to a cod avoidance plan (a) in 2008 and (b) in 2009.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Housing: Finance (14 Jul 2008)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the surplus in the national housing revenue account was in 2007-08; what estimate she has made of the likely account surplus in each of the next five years; and to what use the account surplus is put.

Written Answers — Home Department: Illegal Immigrants: Employment (14 Jul 2008)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many employers found to have employed illegal workers have been (a) cautioned, (b) charged and (c) prosecuted in (i) 2007 and (ii) 2008 to date; and, of those in each category, how many were proceeded against for (A) employing illegal workers and (B) facilitating illegal immigrants to remain in the UK by providing employment, food...

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Departmental Public Bodies (15 Jul 2008)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform if he will introduce legislation requiring all regulatory bodies sponsored by his Department to admit the public to their meetings.

Written Answers — Health: Dietary Supplements: EU Law (15 Jul 2008)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) when (a) he and (b) officials of the Food Standards Agency last met counterparts from each of the other member states of the European Union to discuss the Government's objectives for the setting of maximum permitted levels for vitamins and minerals in food supplements under the provisions of Article 5 of the Food Supplements Directive; and what...

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Independent Food Stores (21 Jul 2008)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what his latest estimate is of the change in the number of independent food stores in the last 12 months; and what steps he plans to take to reduce the regulatory burden on such businesses.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Turks and Caicos Islands: Politics and Government (22 Jul 2008)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what estimate he has made of the level of contingent liabilities for which the Government will be liable arising from any finding of systemic weakness in administration in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Written Answers — Treasury: Bank of Credit and Commerce International (22 Jul 2008)

Austin Mitchell: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer which parts of the Sandstorm report have been released by his Department to the US authorities.


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