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Written Answers — House of Lords: Agriculture: Fallen Stock (24 Apr 2007)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Rooker on 20 February (WA 211), whether they will conduct a hazard analysis critical control points (HACCP) analysis survey to assess the environmental and biosecurity impact of the collection of fallen stock; and whether, if necessary, they will amend existing legislation in the light of this analysis to reduce the cost to...

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU: UK Net Contributions (23 Apr 2007)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answers by Lord Davies of Oldham on 20 March (WA 183), whether the net imbalance of United Kingdom official transactions with the European Union, taking the average over the calendar years 2003, 2004 and 2005, was in excess of £3 billion per year.

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU: UK Net Contributions (20 Mar 2007)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: In the calendar years 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 what was the net balance on the United Kingdom official financial transactions with institutions of the European Union.

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU: UK Net Contributions (20 Mar 2007)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: What was the average annual payment over the years 2003, 2004 and 2005 which the United Kingdom paid to the European Union; and whether the figure represents the net imbalance of United Kingdom official financial transactions within the European Union.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Agriculture: Fallen Stock (20 Feb 2007)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Rooker on 10 January (WA 88), whether they have considered the possibility that the collection of diseased sheep from farms may spread disease, bearing in mind the transmission of disease by vehicles and people during the foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in 2001.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Agriculture: Sheep (20 Feb 2007)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will take steps to dismantle the regulations on the identification and traceability of sheep, in view of the fact that they have acknowledged that there is no bovine spongiform encephalopathy in sheep.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Agriculture: Sheep (20 Feb 2007)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Rooker on 10 January (WA 88), whether they have any specific evidence that the on-farm burial of sheep has caused water pollution.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Agriculture: Sheep (20 Feb 2007)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Rooker on 10 January (WA 88), and in view of the fact that the European Union allows the burial of sheep in certain designated areas, whether they will now consider licensing such activities in upland and less-favoured areas where hitherto the practice was widespread.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Agriculture: Sheep (19 Feb 2007)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will seek a derogation to allow United Kingdom sheep farmers to work under fewer and simpler regulations, bearing in mind that the European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mariann Fischer Boel, has stated her priority to simplify the common agricultural policy and allow farmers "to get out of their offices and into the fields".

Written Answers — House of Lords: Food Standards Agency (19 Feb 2007)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: What role and purpose the Food Standards Agency now has in view of the fact that its findings have been overruled by the European Union Food and Veterinary Office.

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU: UK Net Contributing Cost (24 Jan 2007)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord McKenzie of Luton on 29 November 2006 (WA 58-59), whether, over the five-year period 1997 to 2005 inclusive, the cumulative United Kingdom net contribution to European Union institutions, on a current account basis, was £44 billion; and whether, on the same basis, the cumulative United Kingdom deficit on trade in goods,...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Agriculture: Fallen Stock (10 Jan 2007)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: What was the cost both to farmers and to the Government of the national fallen stock scheme in the past 12 months.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Agriculture: Fallen Stock (10 Jan 2007)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: What additional levels of carbon dioxide have been generated by incineration of carcasses that would hitherto have been buried; and what additional carbon dioxide was generated by the vehicles collecting fallen stock in the past 12 months.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Agriculture: Fallen Stock (10 Jan 2007)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will seek a derogation under the European Union subsidiarity arrangements to enable the United Kingdom to dispose of fallen sheep by traditional burial; and Whether, in view of the fact that farmers can currently be licensed to incinerate fallen stock, they will license the burial of sheep where there is no danger of water pollution and a potential...

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU: UK Net Contributing Cost (29 Nov 2006)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the net contributing cost of the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union after all rebates and funds received from the European Union for (a) the last full financial year, and (b) the past 10 financial years.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Energy: Electricity Generating Costs (28 Nov 2006)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: By how much electrical generating costs will rise through the incorporation of carbon sequestration.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Energy: Carbon Dioxide Dumping (27 Nov 2006)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether carbon sequestration in the form of dumping of carbon dioxide under the London convention and the Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic (OSPAR) is illegal; and What efforts they are making to secure international amendment of the London convention and the Convention for the Protection of the Marine...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Energy: Nuclear (21 Nov 2006)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: In view of their recognition that nuclear power has a role to play in the future United Kingdom generating mix alongside low carbon-generating options, whether they will instruct the Carbon Trust actively to promote nuclear energy.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Waste Management (2 Nov 2006)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will introduce de minimis levels of compliance with the waste disposal directive to prevent the criminalisation of domestic burning of plastic waste such as window envelopes.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Waste Management (18 Jul 2006)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Lord Rooker on 22 June (WA 115), what criteria are applied by local authorities in deciding whether or not to prosecute individuals under Section 33 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990; and what guidance they have issued to local authorities in this regard.


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