Written answers

Tuesday, 29 June 2004

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs

    • Agriculture and Fisheries Council

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what the outcome was of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council on 21–22 June; what the Government's stance was on the...

    • Cetacean By-catches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if she will ensure that the UK's response to the European Commission's Cetacean Bycatch strategy proposes stricter measures...

      Dairy Cows

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what estimate her Department has made of the average lactations of dairy cows during their productive lifetime for each of...

      Fish Farms

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what steps she is taking to minimise pollution from fish farms.

      Flora and Fauna Extinctions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs pursuant to the answer of 9 June 2004, Official Report, column 440W, to the hon. Member for West Bromwich, East (Mr. Watson),...

      Foot and Mouth

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when the decision was made to consider vaccination in the event of a future outbreak of foot and mouth disease; and for what...

      GM Crops

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what plans she has to commission further independent testing of GM crops.

      Pest Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if she will make a statement on her policy on allowing general licences to shoot pests; and what plans she has to amend this...

      Rod Licences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many rod licences were granted, broken down by age category, in each of the last 10 years.

  • Health

    • Brain Tumours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what plans he has to increase the geographical spread of facilities to treat brain tumour patients; (2) what steps his Department is taking to...

    • Brain Tumours

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what (a) emotional, (b) practical and (c) financial support is provided by the Government for (i) those suffering from brain tumours and (ii) family...

      Cannabis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what action has been taken on the implications of cannabis smoking for respiratory health since the publication of the British Lung Foundation report, A...

      Consultants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of consultants who had expressed an interest in moving onto the new consultants contract had (a) moved onto the new contract by 30 April...

      Contraceptive Implants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what research his Department has carried out into the possible side-effects of use of contraceptive implants by teenage girls.

      Dispensing Opticians

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what plans he has to provide support for dispensing opticians required to undertake continuing education; (2) what plans he has officially to...

      Emergency Planning

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to his answer of 24 May 2004, Official Report, column 1378W, on emergency planning, when the well-developed major incident plans were last...

      NHS Agencies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list the NHS agencies whose future he is reviewing; and what (a) the date of the agency's establishment and (b) total number of staff is in...

      NHS Budgets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the budget was for (a) the NHS in England and (b) NHS maternity services in England in each year since 1992.

      NHS Staff (Manchester, Central)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many NHS (a) therapists and (b) scientists were located in Manchester, Central in each year since 1997.

      Primary Care Trusts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether the merging of management organisations of primary care trusts is under consideration; and what guidelines NHS strategic health authorities are...

      Primary Care Trusts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what his policy is on proposals to merge the management organisations of adjacent primary care trusts that would result in organisations responsible for a...

      Sexual Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether sexual health will be included in the 2005 to 2008 planning and priorities framework.

      University College Hospital (Consultative Board)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what information he has on the level of public participation in elections to the Consultative Board of University College Hospital since the announcement...

      Waiting Lists

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people are on hospital waiting lists in (a) Hull and (b) the East Riding of Yorkshire.

  • Prime Minister

    • Intelligence and Security Committee

      To ask the Prime Minister when he expects to lay the Intelligence and Security Committee's Annual Report for 2003–04 before Parliament.

    • United States

      To ask the Prime Minister (1) for what reason the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has not been allocated a place on the Ministerial Sub-Committee on Relations with...

  • Advocate-General

    • Devolution

      To ask the Advocate-General what devolution issues have been raised with her since 25 May.

  • Scotland

    • Student Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what recent discussions he has had regarding funding arrangements for students from Scotland who wish to study at higher education institutions in England.

    • Power Stations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will discuss with the Minister for Energy the introduction of location charging to Scottish power stations.

      Small Businesses (Taxation)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what recent representations he has received from Scottish small business organisations about the tax treatment of dividends.

      Housing Supply

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what discussions he has had with the Scottish Executive regarding the Barker Review.

      Inverclyde (Regeneration)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when he next plans to visit Inverclyde to discuss regeneration.

      Manufacturing Industry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on manufacturing industry in Scotland.

      Road Fuel Taxation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what discussions he has held with (a) the Chancellor of the Exchequer and (b) the Scottish Executive on the effect of fuel duty levels on rural Scotland.

      Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the recent publication of the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation.

      Seamounts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Exeter (Mr. Bradshaw) of 26 May 2004, Official Report, column 1621W, on seamounts, what the involvement of...

  • Leader of the House

    • Electronic Voting

      To ask the Leader of the House if he will introduce electronic voting in the lobbies of the House.

    • Awareness of Parliament

      To ask the Leader of the House what plans he has to encourage awareness of the work of Parliament among school children.

      Sitting Hours

      To ask the Leader of the House what recent representations he has received on the House's sitting hours.

      Sitting Hours

      To ask the Leader of the House what consideration he is giving to a revision of the House's sitting hours.

  • House of Commons

    • Organic and UK Produce

      To ask the Chairman of the Catering Committee what percentage of (a) fruit and (b) vegetables available for sale within the House are (i) organic and (ii) sourced within the UK.

  • Treasury

    • Illegal Cigarettes (Northern Ireland)

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the estimated value was of illegal cigarettes seized in Northern Ireland in 2003.

    • Customs and Excise

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the official title is of the unit in Customs and Excise that deals with human intelligence policy; where this unit is based; how many people the unit...

      European Constitution

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the financial impact of Article III-157(3) of the proposed European Constitution; and what representations he has received...

      Pension Contributions (Tax Relief)

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the amount of tax relief on pension contributions provided in Scotland in the financial year 2002–03 broken down by (a) higher...

      Pensioners

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many state retirement taxpayers of pension age reside in (a) the parliamentary constituency of Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale, (b) the Scottish...

      Pensioners

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what plans he has to review the existing law governing National Insurance contributions by working pensioners; and if he will make a statement.

      Pensions

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many letters have been sent to people to warn that they may need to pay higher National Insurance contributions to receive a full state pension; how...

      Petroleum Products (Duty)

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the duty imposed on petroleum products (a) is and (b) was in 1997.

      Petroleum Products (Duty)

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what representations he has received from the Royal Automobile Club regarding the level of duty on road fuels.

      STEPS Agreement

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what mechanism is in place to monitor whether the estimated total savings from the STEPS agreement is being periodically met.

      Warm Front Budget

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what account his Department took of the advice of the Government's Fuel Poverty Advisory Group in assessing the Department for Environment, Food and Rural...

  • Defence

    • Armoured Vehicle Training System

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the reasons are for the change in the timing of the (a) decision and (b) announcement of the preferred bidder for the private finance initiative...

    • Commercial Exploitation Levy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the receipts from the commercial exploitation levy on defence exports have been in the past three years.

      Commonwealth War Graves

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence which countries have Commonwealth war graves; how many graves are located in each; and how often they are inspected.

      Defence Assistance Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what financial support has been given to defence sales through the Defence Assistance Fund over the last three years.

      Defence Bodies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) what the average number of full-time equivalent (a) industrial and (b) non-industrial civilians employed in the (i) 1 Group, (ii) 2 Group, (iii) 3...

      Defence Export Services Organisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what proportion of the Defence Export Services Organisation's income related to (a) fees charged to defence companies and (b) sales of surplus equipment...

      Defence Export Services Organisation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the budget for the Defence Export Services Organisation is for the financial years (a) 2004–05 and (b) 2005–06.

      Departmental Property Overseas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) how many of his Department's houses overseas are empty; (2) how many houses in barracks overseas have been renovated in the last five years; how...

      Falkland Islands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what talks have taken place with the Falkland Islands Government on the 25th anniversary of the war.

      Military Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many drivers of military vehicles, by type, have been (a) killed and (b) injured (i) off-road and (ii) on the public highway in each of the past five...

      MOD Sites

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when the licence ends for civilian use of Thorney Down waste site at DSTL Porton Down; and if he will make a statement about plans for its future use.

      Overseas Hospitals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many of his Department's hospitals operate abroad; and in which countries they are located.

      Overseas Hospitals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many (a) forces and (b) civilian staff work in his Department's hospitals abroad.

      Service Vehicles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) how many (a) Bedford, (b) AWD and (c) Leyland-Daf trucks are operated by (i) the Army, (ii) the Royal Air Force and (iii) the Royal Navy; (2) how...

      Tornado

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the programme for the development of Modular Defensive Aids Systems for the Tornado for the current and next two years.

      War Pensions (Tamworth)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many pensioners within Tamworth constituency receive war pensions (a) through an order book, (b) through a Post Office card account and (c) paid...

  • Constitutional Affairs

    • Devolution

      To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs what plans the Department has to provide a new system of arbitration of disputes between the Westminster Parliament and...

    • Court House (Colchester)

      To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs when he expects that planning permission will be given for the new court house in Colchester.

      House of Lords

      To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs what plans the Department has to implement the Government's pledge to make the House of Lords more democratic.

      House of Lords

      To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs what discussions the Department has had with Mr. Billy Bragg on using a secondary mandate as a way of electing part of...

      Camera Safety Partnerships

      To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs if he will make a statement on the role of magistrates courts committees in camera safety partnerships.

      Civil Service Relocation

      To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs how many civil servants and what percentage of the total civil service workforce in his Department will be relocated over...

      Legal Aid

      To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs what plans the Department has for reducing the proportion of the legal aid budget expended on very high cost cases.

      Lord Chancellor

      To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs when the Department expects the post of Lord Chancellor to be abolished; and if he will make a statement.

      Postal Voting

      To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs what plans the Department has to extend trials of postal voting during the next general election.

      Postal Voting

      To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs how many individual electors with special needs were assisted in voting through domiciliary visits by electoral staff in...

      Refurbishing Costs

      To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs what costs were incurred by the Department and its predecessors in refurbishing the departmental estate in each financial...

  • Transport

    • Aircraft Emissions (Education)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what steps he is taking to educate the public about the environmental consequences of increased emissions from aircraft.

    • British Transport Police

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what action his Department is taking to cover the deficit in the British Transport Police Pension Fund shown in the December 2002 valuation; and if he...

      Freight Transport

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much tonnage of goods was lifted by (a) road and (b) rail in each year since 1997.

      Rail Service (North-West)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will make a statement on the future of (a) freight and (b) passenger trains to Europe from the North West.

      Road Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many (a) deaths and (b) serious injuries there were on the roads of Tamworth constituency in each of the last 10 years.

      Road Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what steps his Department is taking towards meeting the goals of (a) a 40 per cent. reduction in the number of people killed or seriously injured in...

      Transport Infrastructure (Chorley)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much Government money has been spent on Chorley (a) bus interchange and (b) train station; and what the planned expenditure is for the coming year.

  • Culture Media and Sport

    • BBC Charter Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what plans she has to involve Gaelic-speaking organisations in the BBC Charter Review.

    • BBC Charter Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will take steps within the BBC Charter review process to ensure that BBC World remains part of the BBC.

      British Film Institute

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (1) what discussions she has had with the British Film Institute about preserving its archive; and if she will make a statement; (2)...

      Dorney Lake Rowing Facility

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much public money has been spent on the Dorney Lake Rowing Facility; what the total cost has been of developing the facility to...

      Dorney Lake Rowing Facility

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what research has been conducted to compare the Dorney Lake Rowing Facility with other international rowing venues in Europe; and if she...

      Lottery Revenue

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much revenue from National Lottery ticket sales has not been paid out in prizes; by whom this revenue is held; what rate of interest...

      Shurland Hall

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (1) what recommendations Mr. Simon Thurley of English Heritage made to her on the future of Shurland Hall at Eastchurch in the...

  • Solicitor-General

    • Child Deaths

      To ask the Solicitor-General (1) how many cases of parents prosecuted for causing child deaths have so far been reviewed following the review announced in January; (2) when she expects the...

    • Criminal Prosecutions

      To ask the Solicitor-General how many (a) successful and (b) unsuccessful criminal prosecutions were brought for crimes perpetrated in Greater London in each year since 1995.

  • Trade and Industry

    • Civil Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what changes she expects in the number of civil service jobs in her Department in response to the Gershon Review.

    • European Community Acquis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry pursuant to her answer of 16 June 2004, Official Report, column 959W, on deregulation, what assessment she has made of the range of options...

      European Community Acquis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry pursuant to the answer of 16 June 2004, Official Report, column 959W, on deregulation, whether the Competitiveness Council can make changes to...

      Consultants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what the expenditure on consultants was for each regional development agency in each year since 1997.

      Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry when she will reply to the letter of 18 March from the hon. Member for Totnes concerning Mr. Bob Bowling of Brixham and grants for solar heating.

      Defence Exports

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how much was spent promoting defence exports by British Trade International in each of the last three years.

      E-mail (Consumer Protection)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of current consumer protection measures in dealing with e-mail promotion and transaction of...

      Junk E-mails

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what her latest estimate is of the percentage of e-mails received in the UK that are unwanted junk e-mails; and by how much this figure has...

      MG Rover Group

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry on what dates (a) discussions and (b) meetings were held between her Department and MG Rover Group since 2000; and if she will place the...

      MG Rover Group

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what duties have been placed upon MG Rover Group to report on the company's financial performance to the Government.

      Miners' Strike

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many applications there have been for enhanced payments from the Mineworkers Pension Scheme from miners dismissed for offences committed...

      National Minimum Wage (Scotland)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry pursuant to the answer of 15 June 2004, Official Report, column 820W, on the national minimum wage (Scotland), for what reasons it is not now...

      Post Office Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (1) how many (a) rural and (b) urban post offices have closed in (i) England, (ii) Wales and (iii) Scotland in each of the last five years;...

      Post Office Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many post offices have been closed under the urban post office reinvention programme in each region of the UK since its inception.

      Post Office Contracts (Tesco)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (1) how many post office contracts Tesco has taken over as a result of its takeover of (a) the T&S Group chain of convenience stores,...

      Small Businesses (Coventry)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what steps the Government have taken to promote small businesses in the constituency of Coventry, South since 1997.

      Western Sahara

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what advice she offers to British companies intending to undertake commercial activities in the Western Sahara.

  • Home Department

    • Alley Gating

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what grants Chorley council can access for alley gating; (2) how many alley gate schemes have gone ahead in (a) Chorley, (b)...

    • Animal Experiments

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what measures are in place to ensure that animal experiments taking place at universities are legal and ethical.

      Asylum/Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment he has made of the likely impact of section 55 of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 on asylum seekers who have...

      Asylum/Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate he has made of the proportion of asylum seekers subject to section 55 of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002...

      Cannabis

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what plans there are to repeat the longitudinal studies of cannabis smoking completed in the 1960s and 1970s to take account of the increased...

      Community Cohesion

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps his Department is taking to encourage community cohesion.

      Crime Reduction

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department on what date he expects to (a) receive and (b) publish the concluding assessments of the effectiveness of each project funded under the Crime...

      Crime/Policing (Lancashire)

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will extend CCTV coverage in villages in the Chorley constituency.

      Criminal Justice Act

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment he has made of the effect of section 127 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 on industrial relations in the Prison Service.

      Drink Spiking

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many incidents of drink spiking were reported in England in each year since 1997; and if he will make a statement; (2) what...

      European Community Treaty

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list the measures adopted under Title IV of the Treaty establishing the European Community which the UK has opted into.

      Heritage (Cornwall)

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps he will take to ensure that the culture and heritage of Cornwall is protected.

      Identity Cards

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how he will ensure that identity cards have sufficient data capacity to make them future proof.

      Identity Cards

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what provisions will be in place for (a) visually impaired people who are physically unable to register for identity cards and (b)...

      Illegal Weapons

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate his Department has made of the number of illegal weapons held by (a) criminal gangs and (b) terrorist organisations in the UK;...

      Immigration and Nationality Directorate

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what progress has been made by the Immigration and Nationality Directorate in finding the file of Mr. Warren Brien Otieno, Home Office...

      Judicial Review

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department which decisions by his Department were challenged by judicial review in the session (a) 2000–01 and (b) 2001–02; and in how many...

      Asylum Seekers (Somalia)

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether failed asylum seekers being returned to Somalia are escorted for any part of the journey.

      Motorcycles

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many motorcycles have been confiscated and crushed by the police in the last year.

      National Criminal Intelligence Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what quantifiable progress the National Criminal Intelligence Service has made against its performance targets in (a) 2002–03 and (b)...

      National Criminal Intelligence Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when the National Criminal Intelligence Service intends to publish annual reports for (a) 2002–03 and (b) 2003–04.

      Parliamentary Questions

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he intends to answer parliamentary questions (a) 165196, (b) 164093, (c) 163121 and (d) 163122 tabled by the hon. Member for Southend, West.

      Parliamentary Questions

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he will answer the question tabled by the hon. Member for Portsmouth, South on 29 January, ref. 152147.

      Passports

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many UK passports were recorded as lost or stolen in (a) 2003, (b) the first quarter of 2004 and (c) since the introduction of secure...

      Substance Misuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what comparison has been made of the success rates for patients treated by general practitioners for substance misuse and for those provided...

      Worker Registration Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many applications the Home Office has received from new EU citizens under the worker registration scheme since 1 May.

      Working Holidaymaker Visa Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people in the UK pursuant to being issued a visa under the working holidaymaker scheme have subsequently applied for leave to remain...

  • International Development

    • Indonesia

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much (a) monetary aid and (b) aid in kind his Department has (i) pledged and (ii) delivered to Aceh in each month since May 2003;...

    • Bilateral Projects

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development if he will break down the project value of each bilateral project by risk level as defined in the departmental annual report.

      Civil Society Organisations

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what criteria are used by the Department to ascertain the relative effectiveness of civil society organisations through which it...

      EU Development Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what percentage contribution the UK made to the European Union development programme in 2003–04; what projections he has made for...

      HIV/AIDS

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what assessment he has made of the percentage change in the rate of HIV infection among young people aged 15 to 24 since June 2001 in...

      HIV/AIDS

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what estimate he has made of the percentage of young people aged between 15 to 24 years in (a) the United States, (b) the Russian...

      International Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what progress has been made in discussions with (a) the World Bank and (b) other countries on developing indicators that will allow...

      Iraq

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what estimate he has made of the number of non-governmental organisations operating in Iraq; and if he will make a statement.

      Iraq

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what discussions he has had with representatives of non-governmental organisations on the security situation in Iraq after 30 June; and...

      Millennium Development Goals

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what (a) methods, (b) data sources and (c) data are used for allocating development aid between the alternative channels available to...

      PRISM System

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development whether the PRISM system allows projects to be ranked according to effectiveness in relation to achievement of the millennium...

      Project Risks/Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what the evidential basis is for the statement in the Technical Note to PSA 2003–06 that there is a clear relationship between...

      Resource Allocation

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what progress has been made against the recommendations of the Strategic Review of Resource Allocation Priorities of January 2003, with...

      Resource Allocation

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what progress has been made on implementing the recommendations made in section 3.3 of the Strategic Review of Resource Allocation...

      Staff Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what the ratio of staff costs to aid delivered (a) directly by the Department, (b) through the EU budget, (c) through civil society...

      Widows

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what research his Department has (a) conducted and (b) commissioned on the number of women widowed as a result of conflict.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Magistrates (Wirral)

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office if he will make a statement on the recruitment of magistrates in the Wirral.

    • Public Appointments (Lancashire)

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what the process is for selection of the High Sheriff in Lancashire.

  • Deputy Prime Minister

    • Affordable and Social Housing

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many (a) affordable and (b) social housing units were available in rural areas in each of the last three years, broken down by local authority area.

    • Brownfield Sites

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister if he will list each of the planning applications for development on brownfield land that he or his predecessor has refused since May 1997.

      Building Control Surveyors

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister (1) what procedures are in place to assess the competency of work carried out by building control surveyors; (2) what recent assessment he has made of the...

      Building Control Surveyors

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what representations he has received from the Building Control Standards Advisory Group on the effect of the introduction of competition for building control...

      Building Control Surveyors

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what support his Department provides to the Building Control Standards Advisory Group.

      Care Homes

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what regulations apply to residential homes for the elderly in respect of the number of satellite dishes that can be placed onto the side of the home; and if he...

      Coalfields Regeneration Trust

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister (1) what (a) the total and (b) his Department's funding was for the Coalfields Regeneration Trust for financial years 2000–01 and 2001–02; (2) what...

      Coalfields Regeneration Trust

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister (1) what (a) the total and (b) his Department's funding was for the National Coalfields Programme in financial years 2003–04 and 2005–06; (2) what...

      Coalfields Regeneration Trust

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister (1) what (a) the total and (b) his Department's funding was for the Coalfields Enterprise Fund in each financial year since 1999–2000; and what the...

      Departmental Advertising Costs

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how much his Department and its predecessors spent on advertising, marketing and publicity in each year since May 1997, broken down by main subject head.

      Departmental Consultancy Costs

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how much his Department and its predecessors spent on external consultants and advisers in each year since May 1997, broken down by main subject head.

      Departmental Expenditure (Entertainment)

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what his latest estimate is of the amount spent by his Department on official entertainment in each year from 1996–97 to 2004–05.

      Election Costs

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what estimate he has made of costs of holding elections (a) by all-postal ballot and (b) by voting in person at the ballot box.

      European Structural Funds

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how much investment has gone into (a) the parliamentary constituency of Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale, (b) the Scottish Borders and (c) Scotland from European...

      Government Office for London

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what the total cost to the Government Office for London was of (a) administration and (b) disbursements of grants in each of the last five years.

      Government Office for the East Midlands

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what the running costs, including staff salaries, of the Government office for the East Midlands were in each year since 2001; and what the projected costs are...

      Government Office for the North-West

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many people work in the Government Office for the North West; how many buildings they operate in; and whether the buildings are (a) rented and (b) owned by...

      Government Office for the North-West

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what the cost was of the Government office of the North West in (a) administration and (b) disbursements of grants in each of the last three years.

      Housing (South-West)

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what plans he has to review his policies affecting the provision of affordable housing in the south-west.

      Housing (South-West)

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what the stock in Salisbury District of (a) council dwellings, (b) housing association dwellings and (c) housing association dwellings where the district council...

      Housing (South-West)

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what advice he has given Salisbury district council as the local housing authority on how to increase the quantity of affordable housing.

      Housing (South-West)

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what the role is of the Government office of the south-west in the provision of affordable housing in Salisbury District.

      Housing (North-West)

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister (1) what research his Department has conducted into the availability of housing in areas of economic expansion in the North-West; (2) what monitoring of...

      Mental Health

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister if he will make a statement on the recent report on social exclusion and mental health, with particular reference to discussions he has had with the Department of...

      Parish Councils

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what the (a) average, (b) mean and (c) median values are for numbers of electors represented by parish councils in England.

      Parish Councils

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what public consultation he requires to be undertaken prior to the establishment of a new parish council.

      Parish Councils

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what criteria are considered in the decision to establish a new parish council.

      Parish Councils

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister if he will set out the procedures to be followed in the election of parish councils.

      Parish Councils

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister if he will make a statement on the funding (a) mechanisms and (b) levels for (i) the administration and (ii) the functions of parish councils in England.

      Parish Councils

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister if he set out the powers and responsibilities of parish councils.

      Parish Councils

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister if he set out the procedures to be followed to establish a new parish council.

      Parish Councils

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many parish councils there are in England; and if he will list them.

      Planning

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what measures have been introduced to verify the claims of local authorities for planning delivery grant.

      Planning

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister which local authorities have been found to have failed to comply with the procedures established for the award of planning delivery grant.

      Planning

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister (1) what discussions he has had with representatives of local authorities on speculative land plots; (2) whether his Department collects central records of...

      Regional Assemblies

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister pursuant to the answer of 19 April 2004, Official Report, column 366W, on regional assemblies, what the total cost of the entertainment of stakeholders,...

  • Work and Pensions

    • Carers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of proposals for paying a wage for carers.

    • Job Seekers (Coventry)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps the Government have taken to promote job seeking services in the constituency of Coventry, South since 1997.

      Pension Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) what proportion of (a) pensioners in Scotland and (b) eligible pensioners in Scotland have taken up (i) the guarantee credit and (ii) the...

      Pension Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will estimate the level of expenditure on pension credit in financial years (a) 2004–05, (b) 2005–06 and (c) 2006–07 in...

      Pension Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions why Mr. G. Waghorn of Ashburton has not received retirement pension since 25 March; and for what reason no reply has been sent to his letters...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

    • British Council (Russia)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the Government's response to the raids of 21 May on the offices of the British Council in Russia;...

    • Cyprus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the offer to return land from the Sovereign Base Area in Cyprus to the Cyprus Government; which...

      EU Constitution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the effect of the inclusion of Article III-157(3) in the final text of the EU Constitution.

      EU Presidency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if the Government will publish the presidency proposals to the European intergovernmental conference documents (a) CIG 79/04 and...

      Indonesia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment his Department has made of the impact of the arrests of Malik Mahmud and Zaini Abdullah on the activities of the...

      Indonesia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what estimate his Department has made of the number of civilians killed in Aceh since May 2003; and if he will make a statement.

      Indonesia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment his Department has made of Human Rights Watch's claims of extra-judicial killings, kidnapping and torture by the...

      International Atomic Energy Agency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the proposed special committee of the International Atomic Energy Agency dedicated to safeguards...

      Israel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment his Department has made of the (a) conditions and (b) practices in prison facilities in (i) Israel and (ii)...

      Iran

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent discussions (a) he, (b) members of his Department and (c) representatives of the UK Government have had with...

      United States

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on his role as Chair of the Ministerial Sub-Committee on Relations with the USA.

      Sudan

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment his Department has made of the UN special rapporteur on executions' statement of 13 June regarding the...

      Sudan

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the proposals of the Government of Sudan to neutralise their Janjaweed militia and on whether...

      UK Passport Holders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many UK passport holders died abroad in (a) 1997–98 and (b) 1998–99, broken down by country.

  • Education and Skills

    • Teachers (Abuse Allegations)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills (1) what sanctions are available against individuals who falsely accuse teachers of sexual abuse; (2) whether teachers found innocent of...

    • Bicton College

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what plans his Department has to encourage the Learning and Skills Council to pay all funding owing to Bicton College.

      Bicton College

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what support the Learning and Skills Council is giving to the management of Bicton College in achieving its full funding entitlement.

      Civil Service (Relocation)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many civil servants and what percentage of the total civil service workforce in his Department will be relocated over the next five...

      Dyslexia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many undiagnosed dyslexic children he estimates there are in Oxfordshire.

      Education Bodies (Staffing)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the full-time equivalent headcount of the (a) Qualifications and Curriculum Authority, (b) Higher Education Statistics Agency, (c)...

      Education Costs (London)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the average cost of education was per pupil in each London borough in the most recent year for which figures are available.

      Free Learning (Adults)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many adults he expects to (a) be eligible for and (b) undertake free learning to help them achieve a level 2 qualification.

      Healthy Eating

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what analysis his Department has carried out of the impact of healthy eating on children's behaviour.

      Higher Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many (a) full-time and (b) part-time undergraduate students were in higher education in each year since 1997, broken down by (i) under...

      Land-based Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what plans his Department has to support colleges involved in the land-based industries.

      Land-based Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what financial support his Department provides to over-19 year olds engaged in full-time land-based education programmes at further...

      Learning and Skills Councils

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what guidance on criteria for selection he has provided to local learning and skills councils for the provision of free learning for any...

      Parliamentary Questions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what criteria he uses when deciding which parliamentary questions should be referred to the Learning and Skills Council; and how many days...

      Public Law

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills if he will make a statement on how his Department is implementing ethnic monitoring in public law proceedings.

      Pupil Funding (Wigan)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how much public funding was spent per pupil in Wigan in each of the last seven years.

      Residential Bursaries (Low Income Earners)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what plans his Department has to provide residential bursaries for low income earners at colleges.

      School Exclusions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what proportion of children permanently excluded from schools are diagnosed dyslexic.

      School Transport

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills if he will list, for each of the last five years, the cost per pupil of school transport for each English local education authority with a...

      School Transport (London)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the cost of home to school transport in Greater London was, broken down by local education authority, was in each of the last five years.

      Special Educational Needs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how much money each London local education authority allocated to special educational needs in 2003–04.

      Truancy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how much money has been spent by (a) central Government and (b) local education authorities in England and Wales on advertising to deter...

      Truancy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the truancy figures were for each year since 1997, broken down by (a) gender and (b) ethnicity; and if he will make a statement.

      Vocational Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what funding is being provided to support the 14 to 16 flexibility initiative to bring vocational education to school children.

  • Northern Ireland

    • Emergency Calls

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many 999 emergency calls were made in Northern Ireland in each of the last 10 years, broken down by emergency service.

    • Acute Hospital Provision (Tyrone and Fermanagh)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will (a) take steps to stop the implementation of the decision to remove acute hospital provision from County Tyrone pending a review and...

      Autism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on autism respite provision for those living in the Crumlin and Antrim region.

      Autism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what plans he has to provide a specialist province-wide centre for autism respite care.

      Bullying

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many incidents of bullying of children were reported in the last three years (a) at primary schools and (b) in post-primary education in...

      Care Strategy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on progress being made on the development of a primary care strategy framework document.

      Child Psychiatrists

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the current waiting time is for children who have been referred to a consultant child psychiatrist, broken down by health board.

      Civil Servants (Industrial Action)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the latest average waiting time for drivers to receive a date for an MoT test is.

      Civil Servants (Industrial Action)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many pensioners have had pension payment disrupted as a result of industrial action at (a) the Department of Education and (b) the...

      Civil Servants (Industrial Action)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1) how many booked (a) MoT tests and (b) driving tests have been cancelled as result of the current industrial action by civil servants; (2)...

      Civil Servants (Industrial Action)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many applications from motorists in Northern Ireland to tax their vehicles have been delayed as a result of the current industrial action by...

      Civil Servants (Industrial Action)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many teachers in Northern Ireland have had salary payments delayed as a result of the current industrial action by civil servants; how many...

      Driving Tests

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many of each category of driving tests were carried out in each month from January to June in each year since 2001.

      Dual Carriageway

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many miles of dual carriageway per thousand square miles there are in Northern Ireland.

      Enforcement Notices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many times, in the last five years, the issuing of an enforcement notice has led to the demolition of all or part of a building.

      Farm Subsidies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland in respect of each category of farm payment, how many payments, and of what value, are overdue to farmers in Northern Ireland.

      Farming

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what steps he is taking to halt the decline in the number of farmers in (a) dairy farming and (b) pig production in the province.

      Fertility Treatment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether the age of females has a bearing on where they are placed on waiting lists for fertility treatment.

      Fertility Treatment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on age restrictions on types of fertility treatment available on the NHS in Northern Ireland.

      GCSE Grades

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many pupils in Northern Ireland obtained (a) fewer than five GCSEs at A*–C grades and (b) no A–C grades in each year since 1990.

      Grammar Schools

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what proportion of appeals by grammar schools for reduction in intake numbers were due to the number of lower graded pupils applying in each of...

      Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what steps have been taken to improve waiting times for dermatology assessment across the Eastern Board catchment area.

      Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on progress regarding the centralisation of dermatology services in Northern Ireland.

      Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many (a) new consultant dermatologist posts and (b) specialist dermatology clinics have been created in the Province in the past five years.

      Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland which hospitals provide joint antenatal diabetic clinics with both diabetologists and obstetricians.

      Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many general practitioner practices provide (a) diabetes, (b) asthma, (c) well-woman, (d) well-man, (e) warfarin and (f) lipid clinics.

      Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what plans he has to introduce a formal clinical network for asthma in the Province.

      Jarvis Contract

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland on how many occasions Jarvis has failed to meet its contractual obligations with regard to the completion of education public-private partnerships.

      MOT Tests

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many vehicle MOT tests were carried out in each month from January to June in each year since 2001.

      Multiple Limb Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what specialist medical facilities exist to support children and adults with congenital multiple limb disability.

      Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what plans he has to establish a specialist clinic for myalgic encephalomyelitis sufferers in Northern Ireland; and if he will make a statement.

      Planning Permission

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many times the Planning Service has advised applicants who have been granted planning permission but exceeded their authorised dimensions to...

      Research Capability Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the reasons were for the decision to adopt a different procedure to that in England for the allocation of funds under the Research...

      Residential Child Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will list the residential child care facilities operating in Northern Ireland; and how many (a) qualified and (b) non-qualified social...

      Retirement Pension

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what plans he has to change the current regulations regarding the commencement day of a person's retirement pension.

      School Lockers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make funding available to schools in Northern Ireland which do not provide individual lockers for each post-primary pupil.

      School Lockers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will list the post-primary schools which do not provide individual lockers for pupils.

      Sexual Offences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, pursuant to the answer of 27 May 2004, Official Report, column 1850W, on sexual offences, on what date the Government expect to conclude their...

      Sexual Offences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland which sections of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 do not apply to Northern Ireland; and what steps he is taking to bring the law in line with that...

      Smoking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the prevalence of smoking has been among teenagers over the past two decades, broken down by gender.

      Smoking

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what assessment has been made of the merits of instituting a ban on smoking in public places in Northern Ireland; and what reports he has...

      Student Numbers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what plans he has to remove the Maximum Aggregate Student Number cap on total full time undergraduate student numbers at Northern Ireland's...

      Student Numbers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what representations he has received regarding the (a) removal and (b) relaxation of the maximum aggregate student number limit on total...

      Teaching (Children with Learning Disabilities)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what public funding has been made available for the teaching of children with learning disabilities in Northern Ireland in each of the last five...

      Transfer Test

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the smallest possible difference between the lowest A graded pupils and the top D graded pupils is in the Transfer Test.

      Vehicle Excise Duty (Applications)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many applications for vehicle excise duty were processed in Northern Ireland in each month from January to June in each year since 2001.

      West Nile Virus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what preparations have been made to deal with a potential outbreak of West Nile virus in the Province.

  • House of Lords

    • Northern Ireland Office: Telephone System

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether operator response times for the Northern Ireland Office telephone system are monitored; and, if so, what is the average response time for each financial...

    • Northern Ireland Office: Telephone System

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What was the total cost of installing the Northern Ireland Office's new telephone switchboard; when the switchboard became operational; whether there have been any...

      Waterways Ireland

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether Waterways Ireland has started any new project in the past 18 months.

      Ulster-Scots Agency

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Lord President on 26 May (WA 133) concerning disclosure of information and the 2004 budget of the Ulster-Scots Agency, what is...

      Northern Ireland Film and Television Commission

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the public money provided to the Northern Ireland Film and Television Commission for Irish culture has been allocated; if so, to whom; whether there was a...

      Northern Ireland Act 1998: Section 75

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What evidence they have of the benefits which have resulted from the implementation of Section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998.

      Northern Ireland Office: Equality Officers

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the annual cost of the equality officer posts in the Northern Ireland Office.

      Northern Ireland Office: Equality Officers

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will state the gender, age, ethnic origins and community background of the equality officers employed in the Northern Ireland Office and the part of...

      Iraq: Human Rights

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Statement by the Lord Bach on 4 May (HL Deb, col. 1030) that United Kingdom personnel in Iraq "are subject to United Kingdom law, as they would be...

      Iraq: Human Rights

      asked Her Majesty's Government: How they are ensuring that British Forces in Iraq fully understand current instructions to treat prisoners and detainees in accordance with the Geneva Conventions...

      Interrogation Techniques

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether there is photographic evidence obtained by video recordings of interrogation techniques used by the coalition forces in Afghanistan, Iraq or Guantanamo Bay.

      Germany: UK Military Deployment

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the current United Kingdom military deployment in Germany, in terms of numbers, units and of bases; what changes in this commitment and in these bases have...

      Sports Colleges

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will indicate which specialist sports colleges are accredited and the local education authorities in which they are situated.

      Sports Colleges

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What percentage of pupils at specialist sports colleges and non-specialist schools obtained five or more A to C grade GCSEs in each of 2001, 2002 and 2003.

      Mentally Incapacitated Patients: Artificial Nutrition and Hydration

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Lord Warner on 29 April (WA 92), in what circumstances the provision of nutrition and hydration by artificial means would not...

      Air Traffic: Emissions

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will commission a range of forecasts on how air traffic and the associated greenhouse gas emissions are likely to evolve over the next 30 years.

      Air Traffic: Emissions

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the carbon emissions targets in the energy White Paper include the radioactive forcing from emissions from domestic and international aviation.

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