Written answers

Wednesday, 7 March 2001

  • House of Lords

    • Grey Squirrels and Foot and Mouth Disease

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether grey squirrels can be infected with foot and mouth virus; and, if so, what contingency plans they have made if grey squirrels become infected with the virus.

    • QCs and Judges: Appointments Scrutiny

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have any plans to submit the appointment of judges and Queen's Counsel to scrutiny by the Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments.

      Public Houses: Entertainment

      asked Her Majesty's Government: In view of the Arts Council's concern about the lack of venues for local live music, in what percentage of public houses it is currently an offence for the...

      Public Houses: Entertainment

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether there is adequate legislation to ensure public safety in public houses that provide satellite television sport for their customers; and, if so, who is...

      Prisons: Multi-faith Accommodation

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will undertake a further review of the provision of multi-faith accommodation in the prisons of England and Wales; and the acceptability of this...

      Disabled and Infirm Life Sentence Prisoners

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the number of physically disabled and infirm life sentence prisoners; and what plans the Prison Service has to meet the needs of these prisoners.

      Alleged Threat to Iraqi Refugees in UK

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have any evidence that Saddam Hussein has sent belly dancing assassins to murder Iraqi opponents in London as claimed in the Sunday Telegraph of 30...

      Algeria: Human Rights

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What further replies have been received from the Algerian government to inquiries about individual human rights cases raised by the United Kingdom and other...

      Algeria: Human Rights

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they intend to co-sponsor a Resolution on the human rights situation in Algeria at the forthcoming session of the United Nations Human Rights Commission.

      International Science and Technology Work: FCO Funding

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have any plans to increase the resources that the Foreign and Commonwealth Office devotes to international science and technology work.

      NHS Purchasing and Supply Agency

      asked Her Majesty's Government: When the NHS Purchasing and Supply Agency will publish its framework document.

      Air Traffic Controllers

      asked Her Majesty's Government: How many air traffic controllers were in post at the latest available date; what was the number in each of the previous 10 years; what is their estimate of the...

      Olympic Athletes: Funding

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What proportion of the funds provided for Olympic athletes is made available by government from tax financed resources.

      European Treaty Article 122(2): UK Derogation

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the provision in Article 122(2) of the European Treaty, requiring the Council to report at least once every two years on the economies of member states...

      Bow Wave Process: Allocation of Space onBT Local Exchanges

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether OFTEL's decision to scrap the so-called "bow wave" process of allocating space in British Telecom's local exchanges will accelerate the delivery of local...

What is this?

The parliamentary question is a great way for MPs and Peers to discover information which the government may not wish to reveal. Ministers reply via written answers, a list of which gets published daily.

We let you vote on whether or not the answer given is adequate.

March 2001
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 

Did you find what you were looking for?