Written answers

Thursday, 8 March 2001

  • House of Lords

    • Juvenile Girls in Prison Custody

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the answer by Lord Bassam of Brighton on 13 February (H.L. Deb., col. 134): (a) how many 15 and 16 year-old girls are being held in prison custody; and...

    • Asylum and Immigration Detainees

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the average length of detention for asylum and immigration detainees (a) in the Home Office Holding Centre Haslar; (b) in HM Prison Rochester; and (c) in...

      Asylum and Immigration Detainees

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What safeguards exist in the system of processing of applications and appeals to ensure that asylum seekers are not detained indefinitely or for longer than 12 months.

      Arkady Gaydamak

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether there has been any change in the situation regarding the case of Arkady Gaydamak since Mr Peter Hain said on 18 January that no international warrant had...

      Treasury Solicitor's Department: Review

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether there are plans to review the work of the Treasury Solicitor's department as an agency.

      China: EU Position

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they intend to co-sponsor or support a resolution at the 57th session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights drawing attention to China's record...

      Treaty of Nice: Articles Subject to Unanimity

      asked Her Majesty's Government: If the proposed Treaty of Nice is ratified, which articles in the Consolidated Treaty on European Union and the Consolidated Treaty establishing the European...

      China: One-child Policy

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they intend to raise the coercive methods used by China in enforcing its one-child policy at the United Nations Human Rights Commission meeting on 19 March.

      Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration: Public Access

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will introduce legislation to create a public right of access to the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration.

      Legacy plc and the Millennium Dome

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have received written assurances from the financial backers of the Legacy plc scheme for the Millennium Dome that are fully committed to Legacy's...

      NMEC Chief Executive: Meetings with Ministers

      asked Her Majesty's Government: On what dates in January and February Lord Falconer of Thoroton met Mr P-Y Gerbeau.

      Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they are taking to fill the vacancy on the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission; and What steps they are taking to redress the community imbalance...

      Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have any plans to provide further funding to the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission.

      Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will publish the code of conduct for the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission in its dealing with organisations and individuals.

      Northern Ireland Committee for the Administration of Justice: Funding

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What government agencies have funded the Committee for the Administration of Justice in Northern Ireland over the last 20 years; on what basis; and how much...

      Strategic Communications Unit

      asked Her Majesty's Government: To what extent and in what ways the Strategic Communications Unit uses e-mail and newsgroup postings to communicate its message to the public.

      Strategic Communications Unit

      asked Her Majesty's Government: To what extent the Strategic Communications Unit is involved in the delivery of the news section of the re-launched United Kingdom online website.

      Broadband Networks

      asked Her Majesty's Government: To what extent their commitment of £30 million to develop rural broadband services will contribute to the delivery of broadband connectivity throughout the...

      Slaughterhouses: Inspection of Animals and Animal Carcasses

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they are aware of any new proposals before the Council of Ministers relating to the inspection of animals and animal carcasses in slaughterhouses.

      Sheep Dip Exposure Study

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Medical Toxicology Unit will make the clinical records of the pilot study Surveillance of sheep dip exposures 23 September to 3 November 1991...

      Sheep Dip Exposure Study

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have information about the number of symptomatic patients who were subject to exposure to organophosphate-containing sheep dips and other...

      CJD and Blood Donations

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Department of Health requires the Blood Transfusion Service to supply any records of blood donations given by those subsequently diagnosed as suffering...

      Inherited Conditions: Free Drug Prescription

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether patients with the following inherited conditions: (a) cystic fibrosis; (b) haemophilia; (c) sickle cell; and (d) thalassaemia, are entitled to free drug...

      War Widow's Pension

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Baroness Hollis of Heigham on 15 February (WA 64), whether any of the five war widows referred to will have their war widow's...

      Depleted Uranium

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What calculations are made within NATO of the implications for the health and well-being of civilian populations whenever depleted uranium is deployed in military...

      Gulf Veterans: Blood Tests

      asked Her Majesty's Government: For what purpose more than 250 Gulf veterans were referred by the Medical Assessment Programme to the clinic at the Hammersmith Hospital; and for what purpose the...

      House of Lords Reform

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they consider, as part of House of Lords reform stage 2, life Peers and other Members of the House of Lords should be able to vote in elections for Members...

      Jubilee Line Delays

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the extreme delays on the Jubilee Line on 1 March were caused by a failure to complete engineering work at Finchley Road; if not, what was the reason; and...

      Foot-and-Mouth: Latest Developments

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will report progress on the latest developments in the foot-and-mouth epidemic.

      Scottish Executive: Expenditure Allocation

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the total expenditure allocated to Scotland of £15,047 million for the year 2000-01 and £16,231 million for 2001-02, as well as reflecting the...

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