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Written answers

Wednesday, 29 May 2002

  • House of Lords

    • Afghanistan

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they can provide financial details of the international indebtedness of the Afghan government.

    • Afghanistan

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will provide details of how the £500 million of European Union aid is being distributed in Afghanistan; how much has already been distributed;...

      Afghanistan

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Which Ministers, Members of the Opposition and senior officers visited Afghanistan; when these visits took place; and how long was each visit.

      India: Communal Violence

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have raised with the Indian Government the question of the killing of Muslims in Gujarat since February by the Hindu fundamentalist groups, VHP and...

      India: Communal Violence

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will suspend international aid to India until the Indian Government can prove that action has been taken against Hindu fundamentalists and that they...

      China: One-Child Policy

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Dennis MacShane MP on 9 May (HC Deb, 309W), what has been the response of the Chinese authorities to the concerns expressed by Her...

      Sudan

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have received reports of attacks on civilians by either the Government of Sudan or the armed opposition since 26 April, the date of the report of...

      Turkmenistan

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What involvement the British Embassy in Turkmenistan has had with projects aimed at supporting young people.

      RAF Human Centrifuge Project

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the RAF human centrifuge project is running on time and budget; and Whether in the event of the failure of the ETC Corporation to deliver the RAF human...

      UDR and R IRISH Memorials

      asked Her Majesty's Government: How they will mark the murders of members of the Ulster Defence Regiment and Royal Irish Regiment since 1969.

      Costs: Litigants in Person

      asked Her Majesty's Government: How many awards of costs have been made in recent years under the Litigants in Person (Costs and Expenses) Act 1975: (a) in the ordinary courts; and (b) in the...

      Asylum Appeals

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether their proposed limit of two weeks on asylum appeals is compatible with their policy of dispersing asylum seekers.

      Northern Ireland Court Service: Ulster Scots

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Baroness Scotland of Asthal on 15 May (WA50-51) concerning advice from the Ulster-Scots Agency, why the Northern Ireland Court...

      GATS: EU Negotiating Position

      asked Her Majesty's Government: In what respects the proposed negotiating position of the European Union on the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) will advance the well-being of the...

      Chechnya

      asked Her Majesty's Government: In the light of the new relationship between NATO and Russia, what discussions they have held with Russia about allegations of disproportionate security operations...

      Geodiversity

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they are proposing to take to inform the public on geodiversity issues following the closure of the periodical Geodiversity Update.

      TSE Regulations: Market Value of Animals Slaughtered

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Why under the TSE (England) Regulations 2002 (S.I. 2002/843) the market value of a sheep or goat slaughtered under Regulation 81 or 82 is limited when the value of...

      National Specialist Commissioning Advisory Group

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath on 7 May (WA 167), in relation to the annual report issued by the National Specialist Commissioning...

      Millennium Dome

      asked Her Majesty's Government: When they expect to bring to a conclusion the lease deal for the Millennium Dome negotiated with Meridian Delta.

      Local e-government: Interoperability

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What progress is being made to achieve interoperability between the e-procurement systems of local authorities generally, and with particular reference to London...

      Local Government: Best Value

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their policy on matters relating to best value in local government.

      Electoral Fraud

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they consider that the traditional twin safeguards against electoral fraud, of requiring an elector to vote in person and in secret, should still apply;...

      Electoral Fraud

      asked Her Majesty's Government: In announcing that the Electoral Commission's evaluation exercise into the 30 electoral pilots which took place on 2 May will look at whether or not the pilots...

      Regional Assemblies: Influence

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 21 May (WA 87) that "regional assemblies will have influence over a range of public bodies" including...

      Scotland: Generating Stations

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will list all the significant power generating stations with their fuel sources in Scotland.

      Scotland: Generating Stations

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their policy on hydro-generation and the creation of more hydro schemes in Scotland.

      Northern Ireland: Illegal Import of Fuel

      asked Her Majesty's Government: How much revenue they lost through the illegal import of fuel into Northern Ireland during 2001.

      Elan Valley Reservoir

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have been notified of Severn Trent's plans to increase the capacity of the Elan Valley reservoir; and, if so, what steps they propose to take in response.

      Terrorist Prisoners: Royal Prerogative of Mercy

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will list each case in which the Royal Prerogative of Mercy has been exercised in relation to terrorist prisoners since 1990; and whether they will...

      Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001: Dangerous Substances

      asked Her Majesty's Government: When the provisions of Part 7 of the Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 will be implemented.

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