Written answers

Tuesday, 6 March 2001

  • House of Lords

    • Southern Africa: Peacekeeping

      asked her Majesty's Government: What changes have been made to the level of support given by the United Kingdom to regional peacekeeping training in Southern Africa.

    • Foreign Secretary's Discussions USA

      asked her Majesty's Government: What discussions the Foreign Secretary held with the United States Secretary of State, Colin Powell, during his recent visit to the United States, on (a) the...

      Foreign Secretary's Discussions USA

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Foreign Secretary received representations from any members of the United States Administration on the subject of the security of Europe from missile...

      British Council, Quito, Ecuador

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the British Council has announced the closure of its centre in Quito, Ecuador: and if so, what representations they have made to the British Council to...

      QCs and Judges: Appointments

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether any person who attended the function at the Atlantic Bar and Grill on 7 February, hosted by the Lord Chancellor, has been appointed a Queen's Counsel or a...

      QCs and Judges: Appointments

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will publish the guidelines on judicial and Queen's Counsel appointments that are applied to ensure that anyone who is aware of political donations...

      QCs and Judges: Appointments

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Lord Chancellor's Special Adviser, Mr Garry Hart, has or has had, any access to files relating to the appointment of Queen's Counsel and judges.

      QCs and Judges: Appointments

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether it is the practice of the Lord Chancellor to disqualify himself from involvement in any appointment concerning someone whom he knows is a donor to a...

      Royal Commissions and Committees of Inquiry Appointments

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Lord Chancellor, when consulted under Chapter 4, paragraph 50 of the Ministerial Code about the suitability of a judicial or legal appointment to a...

      Perpetuities and Excessive Accumulations: Law Commission Report

      asked Her Majesty's Government: When they expect to make an announcement on Law Commission Report, No. 251 The Rule against Perpetuities and Excessive Accumulations.

      Civil Court Judgment Enforcement: Review

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What progress has been made on Phase Two of the Review of Civil Enforcement.

      Civil and Family Legal Aid

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What decisions they have made on the consultation exercise on changes to the financial conditions for funding civil and family cases by the Legal Services Commission.

      Court Service Annual Report

      asked Her Majesty's Government: When they intend to publish the Court Service annual report for 1999-2000.

      Contaminated German Meat: Returned Consignment

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the 41 tonnes of German meat contaminated with spinal cord confiscated by Northern Ireland Food Standards Agency officials will be dyed as unfit for human...

      EU Economic and Monetary Policy Controls

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What additional requirements in the conduct of economic and monetary policy to those laid down in Title VI of the Treaty of European Union have been introduced by...

      Weapons Collection and Combatant Reintegration Programmes

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Which projects they are supporting for collecting and destroying weapons and for demobilising and reintegrating combatants (a) in Africa and (b) elsewhere.

      Medicine Prices in Developing Countries

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What action they are taking to encourage drugs companies to set prices of patented medicines in developing countries at levels that reflect social need and the...

      China: Population Control

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they intend to support the Bush Administration's withdrawal of funding for agencies involved in China's one-child policy.

      China: Population Control

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether, in the light of reports from Hubei Province, China, of the murder of a baby by population enforcement officials, they will consider the funds they provide...

      Donations to Political Parties: Disclosure

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether donations made to a political party on or before 7 February would be subject to rules of disclosure introduced by the Political Parties, Elections and...

      Immigration Advisers and Service Providers: Regulation

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What progress they have made in establishing the scheme of regulation for immigration advisers and service providers.

      Prisoners: Facilitation of Family Contact

      asked Her Majesty's Government: How many prisoners are detained more than 100 miles from their next of kin, giving separate figures for men and women; and what efforts they are making to...

      Turkish Refugees and Interpol

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will take measures to ensure that refugees from Turkey living in the United Kingdom are not, where their offences are of a political nature or the...

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