Written answers

Monday, 26 March 2001

  • House of Lords

    • Marriage and Relationship Advice and Support

      asked Her Majesty's Government: In the light of the Lord Chancellor's decision not to proceed with the implementation of Part II of the Family Law Act 1996, what proposals they have to provide...

    • Government Disputes: Alternative Dispute Resolution

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What plans they have to promote Alternative Dispute Resolution in the settlement of disputes involving Government.

      Department for International Development: Annual Report

      asked Her Majesty's Government: When they will be publishing the Department for International Development's Annual Report.

      Benefit Take-up and Fraud Reduction

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What sums are committed to (a) maximising the take-up by entitled applicants of social security benefits; and (b) the elimination of social security fraud over the...

      Public Places Charter

      asked Her Majesty's Government: How they are monitoring the implementation of the hospitality industry's Public Places Charter; and whether they expect the hospitality industry to achieve its...

      Public Places Charter

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What proportion of venues covered by the hospitality industry's Public Places Charter currently comply with that Charter.

      Public Places Charter

      asked Her Majesty's Government: How the hospitality industry's customers are made aware of whether particular establishments comply with the Public Places Charter.

      Hepatitis C: Steering Group

      asked Her Majesty's Government: How they intend to build on the strategic approach to hepatitis C.

      Variant CJD

      asked Her Majesty's Government: When they expect to be able to reply to the Question for Written Answer (HL583) tabled on 31 January about the representations made by Professor Michael Banner on...

      Wythenshawe Hospital Heart Transplant Unit

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answers by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath on 12 March (WA 63) and 13 March (WA 81-82), what further recent representations they have received...

      Speech and Language Therapists and Teachers: Recruitment

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will consider launching an advertising campaign to recruit graduates as specialist speech therapists and specialist teachers later this year.

      Rheumatoid Arthritis: Anti-TNF Therapy

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath on 12 March (WA 62-63), which National Health Service bodies in England have decided in favour of using...

      Census Information: Confidentiality

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What arrangements have been made to review the procedures for safeguarding the security and confidentiality of information to be collected in the 2001 Census in...

      Partnerships UK

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will provide an update of their plans for Partnerships UK.

      Government Policies and Sustainability

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Following the speech by the Prime Minister to the World Wildlife Fund in London on 6 March, what inter-departmental arrangements will now be put in place to ensure...

      Climate Change Convention, Kyoto Protocol: Ratification

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What action they are taking to persuade the United States and the European Union member states to ratify the Kyoto Protocol of the Climate Change Convention by the...

      Planning Application Inquiries: Appearance by Opposing Parties

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What grounds raised by those who oppose planning applications may be admitted by public inquiries into such applications.

      Gypsies and Other Travellers: Accommodation in Central London

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What discussions took place between the Housing Corporation and the Government Office for London, in the drafting of the London Housing Statement 2000, in the...

      Vehicle Identification Symbols

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Road Vehicles (Display of Registration Marks) Regulations (S.I. 2001/561) has been approved by the Council of Ministers; whether it was adopted...

      Vehicle Identification Symbols

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Road Vehicles (Display of Registration Marks) Regulations (S.I. 2001/561) permit the display of the Euro-symbol, the 12 stars in gold, on vehicle...

      Vehicle Identification Symbols

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Road Vehicles (Display of Registration Marks) Regulations (S.I. 2001/561) allow, as an alternative to the display of the Euro-symbol the display of a...

      RAF Little Rissington: Glider Movements

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will set out the current situation relating to the proposals for a substantial increase in glider movements out of RAF Upper Rissington and the...

      RAF Little Rissington: Glider Movements

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will estimate the level of glider movements from RAF Upper Rissington in the months May to September 2001 inclusive.

      Army Pay

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What additional total amount of pounds sterling would be payable to a private soldier on a six-monthly overseas unaccompanied emergency tour if he were paid at the...

      Green Technology

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What action they are taking to persuade the private and public sectors in the United Kingdom to increase the use of green technology; to improve their efficiency...

      Lamb, Pork and Bacon: Origin Labelling

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Answer by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath on 5 March (H.L. Deb., col. 4), why the rules designed to prevent consumers from being misled about the true...

      Foot and Mouth Disease

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will declare a national emergency because of the foot and mouth outbreak.

      Non-food Crop Uses

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What progress has been made with appointments to the government-industry forum on non-food uses of crops since the adjournment debate on non-food crops in...

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