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Written Answers — House of Lords: Agriculture: Sheep (25 Mar 2008)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Rooker on 25 February (WA 97), whether they will carry out full-scale trials before implementation of the directive requiring the electronic tagging of sheep by 2009.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Agriculture: Sheep (18 Mar 2008)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: How the identification of sheep carcasses by electronic implants is possible once the head holding that implant is removed from the body.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Agriculture: BSE (10 Mar 2008)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: In view of the conclusion of the Spongiform Encephalopathy Advisory Committee in December 2006 that the prevalence of BSE in the United Kingdom sheep population was likely to be zero and that the precautionary measure of splitting sheep to remove the spinal cord was unnecessary, when they will adopt the European Union-approved process of vacuum removal, as...

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU: Parliamentary Scrutiny (10 Mar 2008)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Malloch-Brown on 19 February (WA 38), whether they can give any example of the incorporation into European Union legislation of a recommendation of the European Union Scrutiny Committee of either House.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Agriculture: Sheep (25 Feb 2008)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether a regulatory impact assessment has been carried out to ascertain the cost, practicality and purpose of the European Union's proposal to mark by electronic implants millions of sheep in the United Kingdom annually.

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU: Draft Legislation (21 Feb 2008)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: What representations they are making to the European Union to improve the probability of the United Kingdom amending draft European Union legislation before it is enacted.

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU: Parliamentary Scrutiny (19 Feb 2008)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Malloch-Brown on 4 February (WA 153—4), on those occasions when the recommendations of the European Union scrutiny committees of either House have not been overridden, how many have subsequently been incorporated into European Union legislation in 2006 and 2007.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Health: Northumberland (18 Feb 2008)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: Why the Northumberland Care Trust is cutting its financial support for the enhanced primary care services in Wooler, Northumberland, thereby requiring patients to make 80-mile round trips to an NHS hospital, bearing in mind the Government's community-based care policy.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Energy: Renewables (6 Feb 2008)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answers by Lord Jones of Birmingham on 3 December 2007 (WA 161) and 12 December 2007 (WA 60—1), whether they will amend the original regulatory impact assessments to provide a new assessment of the likely cost to consumers of expanding the grid network to accommodate power flows from renewable generators brought into being under the...

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU: Parliamentary Scrutiny (4 Feb 2008)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: How many times European Union legislative institutions have altered legislation as a result of recommendations from Select Committees of either House of Parliament; and whether they will identify those occasions.

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU: Parliamentary Scrutiny (4 Feb 2008)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their assessment of the extent to which the Parliamentary European Union scrutiny committees can fulfil their purpose in scrutinising European Union legislation, with a view to possible amendment by the European institutions, bearing in mind that during 2004—2006 the Government overrode the scrutiny reserve 157 times in the House of Lords and 180...

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU: Select Committee Recommendations (4 Feb 2008)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: How many times European Union legislators have altered legislation as a result of recommendations from Select Committees of either House of Parliament in each of the years 2005, 2006 and 2007; and whether they will identify those occasions.

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU: Select Committees (9 Jan 2008)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: How many times European Union legislators have altered legislation as a result of recommendations from Select Committees of either House of Parliament; and whether they will identify those occasions.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Energy: Renewables (12 Dec 2007)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: How, and at what point, the costs of expansion of the national grid to accommodate expected levels of renewable generation were taken into account in the original regulatory impact assessment for the renewables obligations of England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, and their subsequent revisions (2001 to present day).

Written Answers — House of Lords: Energy: Renewables (3 Dec 2007)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: How much the cost of expansion of the national grid required to accommodate expected levels of renewables generation in the United Kingdom will exceed that assumed in the regulatory impact assessments conducted for the renewables obligations of England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Energy: Renewables (17 Oct 2007)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: How the electrical energy from currently proposed Scottish renewables will be delivered to the southern English markets; and at what extra cost to the distribution system and to consumers.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Energy: Low-carbon Generation (16 Oct 2007)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their response to the report by the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) entitled The Disrupters; and how the report contributes to NESTA achieving its purpose.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Energy: Carbon Dioxide (24 Jul 2007)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: In view of the financial support which the Carbon Trust receives from the Government, what representations they are making to the trust to encourage it to advance all forms of carbon-dioxide-free energy generation, including nuclear.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Health: Asbestosis (18 Jul 2007)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the number of recorded cases over the past 10 years of asbestosis and related diseases caused to those who have installed asbestos cement roof sheeting.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Agriculture: Livestock Markets (2 May 2007)

Lord Vinson: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Competition Commission will investigate whether supermarkets use a single agent to bid for them jointly at United Kingdom livestock markets.


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