Written answers

Wednesday, 21 March 2001

  • House of Lords

    • Road Traffic Noise

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What, in their view, are the best ways of reducing noise caused by vehicles upon motorways and dual-carriageway trunk roads.

    • Road Traffic Noise

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What surveys they have conducted since 1997 on ways of reducing noise from motorways and dual-carriageway trunk roads.

      Road Traffic Noise

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What guidance is given by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions on the best ways of reducing noise from motorways and dual-carriageway trunk...

      Road Traffic Noise

      asked Her Majesty's Government: In which public inquiries held since 1990 have noise from motorways or dual-carriageway trunk roads been admitted in evidence.

      Global Sustainable Development

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they will take in preparation for the Earth Summit in 2002 to persuade developed countries to reduce their adverse social and environmental impact on...

      Urban Rat and Fox Populations: Plastic Rubbish Bags

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the urban population of rats has increased since the introduction of plastic rubbish bags; and, if so, by what estimated percentages; and Whether the urban...

      Depleted Uranium

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether, in the event of stocks of depleted uranium, or a differently named substance with the same properties, being held at a non-military base, there is a...

      Depleted Uranium

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the guidance from the Department of Health to those employers who have staff who work with depleted uranium products?

      Depleted Uranium

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether there are any stores of depleted uranium, either known by that name or by another name but having the same properties as depleted uranium, being held in...

      Nuclear Power: Replacement Technologies

      asked Her Majesty's Government: In the light of the run-down of a major part of the nuclear industry by 2006, consequential upon the closing of Magnox and AGR power stations, what will be the...

      Consolidated Fund (No. 2) Bill: Human Rights Convention Compatibility

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether a statement has been made under the Human Rights Act 1998 in connection with the Consolidated Fund (No. 2) Bill.

      Western Sahara

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the United Kingdom will insist that the Security Council adhere to the Settlement Plan for the Western Sahara and that the interpretation of provisions...

      Amsterdam Treaty: EnhancedCo-operation Measures

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale on 29 January (WA 33-34) on the changes made in the Nice Treaty to "Enhanced Co-operation",...

      Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal: UK Participation

      asked Her Majesty's Government: By what United Kingdom statute did the United Kingdom decide to participate in the activities of the Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal.

      Swaziland: Democracy

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What plans they have for encouraging the restoration of multi-party democracy in Swaziland.

      Kosovo: Export Licence for Military Trailer Repair and Maintenance Components

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether any components for the repair and maintenance of military DROPS trailers used by the Irish contingent in KFOR have been supplied recently.

      Southern Serbia and Macedonia: Unrest

      asked Her Majesty's Government: If they will make a statement on the situation in Southern Serbia and Macedonia.

      Treaty of Nice: Text

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What plans they have to publish the text of the Treaty of Nice as signed on 26 February.

      Beef Imports from Germany

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they consider it to be in the public interest that beef should be imported from Germany.

      Diagnostic Tests: Waiting Time

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the maximum time from referral by a consultant that a patient should have to wait to receive (a) an MRI scan, (b) a CT scan, (c) an EMG (nerve conduction...

      Food Origin Labelling

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether a sausage made in England of pork imported from Denmark may be described as English; and Whether rashers of bacon cut and packed in England from a side of...

      Public Health Expenditure Comparisons

      asked Her Majesty's Government: How total public expenditure on health care compares between the United Kingdom and France, in terms of (a) per capita expenditures; and (b) percentage of gross...

      Deep Vein Thrombosis

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath on 12 March (WA 62), whether staff, capable of diagnosing deep vein thrombosis in the 25 hospitals...

      Internet Service Providers and Tobacco Advertising

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill, which defines an Internet Service Provider (ISP) as a publisher, is concordant with Article 12 of the...

      Organic Foods: Authenticity

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath on 28 February (WA 143), as the regulatory bodies have no universal method of differentiation between...

      Variant CJD

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What response they have made to the representations by Professor Michael Banner, a senior Government adviser on vCJD, on the Department of Health's attitude to and...

      Court Service: Key Performance Targets

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What are the key performance targets for the Court Service executive agency for 2001-02.

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