Written answers

Wednesday, 26 January 2005

  • Defence

    • Aircraft Carrier Project

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when he expects to announce the Government's choice of programme integrator for the aircraft carrier project.

    • Cash Machines

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many cash machines are currently provided on (a) bases and (b) other property owned, rented or otherwise used by his Department; how many of these...

      Chinook HC2 Helicopter

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) if he will place all (a) documents, (b) e-mails and (c) memoranda (i) produced and (ii) received by his Department concerning technical faults...

      Civil Servants (Opposition Policy)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will place in the Library all factual material produced by civil servants in his Department relating to the costing of policies and pledges of...

      Cluster Munitions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what recent research he has (a) commissioned and (b) evaluated on (i) improving the reliability of cluster munitions and (ii) finding militarily-adequate...

      Disposal Services Agency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what contracts have been signed by his Department's Disposal Services Agency in the calendar year 2004 for equipment directly sold on a...

      Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) whether he intends to invite BAE Systems to underwrite the through life costs of the Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer; (2) what his latest estimate is of...

      Interceptor Missiles

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether Her Majesty's Government have made a decision regarding the stationing of interceptor missiles in the UK; and if he will make a statement.

      Iraq

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many UK doctors are working in (a) detention centres and (b) prison centres in Iraq.

      Military Exercises (Deaths)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many service personnel have been killed while on military exercises in each of the last three years.

      Procurement Budget

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to his answer of 12 January 2005, Official Report, column 574W, on the procurement budget, how the figure of £300 million is comprised;...

      Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence by what means he communicated his decision to disband the Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment to serving officers and men.

      Submarines

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many submarines are in service in the Royal Navy; and what the age is of each vessel.

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs

    • Boscastle

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what (a) financial and (b) other assistance the Government has (i) made available and (ii) promised to the community of...

    • Bovine TB

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what the latest figures are for the incidence of bovine TB, broken down by holding.

      Departmental Advertising

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what discussions she has had with the devolved administrations concerning the content, frequency and timing of television...

      Environmental Scheme Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what representations she has received on the fees charged for the administration and supervision of the EU Emissions Trading...

      EU Emissions Trading Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs or what reasons she does not envisage a level playing field for the implementation of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme for...

      EU Emissions Trading Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when the EU Emissions Trading Scheme will enter into force.

      Farm Payments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when she plans to publish proposals for the public disclosure of Common Agricultural Policy payments at a farm level; and if...

      Farm Plastics Recycling Schemes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many farm plastics recycling schemes are in place.

      Freedom of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what procedures she has put in place to respond to requests under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to disclose the level...

      Global Dimming

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment she has made of the dampening effects of global dimming on mean temperatures (a) in the UK and (b) worldwide.

      Growth Antibiotics

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what the consumption of antibiotics used to promote farm animal growth was in England in the most recent year for which...

      Lead Pipes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (1) how many lead water supply mains and pipes have been replaced since 2000; (2) how many kilometres of water...

      Metered Water

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many households within the Greater London area use metered water.

      Mobile Phone Masts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if she will discuss with mobile telephone operators the potential for using mobile phone masts to disseminate warnings of...

      Nuclear Waste

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what volume of (a) low level, (b) intermediate level and (c) high level nuclear waste has gone missing in each of the last...

      Oil Contamination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what proportion of oil leaks on land in each of the last four years contaminated (a) sources of drinking water and (b) water...

      Pheasants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment she has made of the change in use of large moveable pens for the rearing of pheasants following the removal...

      Research and Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what expenditure was made by (a) her Department and (b) agencies for which her Department is responsible on research projects...

      Research and Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much and what percentage of her Department's expenditure went on research and development in each year between...

      Research and Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many research and development procurement opportunities were disseminated by the Department to small and medium-sized...

      Fairshare Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs pursuant to the answer from the Chancellor of the Exchequer, on 17 January 2005, Official Report, column 713W, on tax...

      Wood Waste

      To ask the Secretary of State forEnvironment, Food and Rural Affairs what measures are being taken to divert wood from landfill to(a) coal-fired and (b) non-coal burning power stations.

      Wood Waste

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if she will estimate the amount of wood which is disposed of in landfill sites; and what action she plans to take to reduce...

  • Prime Minister

    • Special Advisers

      To ask the Prime Minister if he will list the occasions when his special advisers have made appearances before parliamentary select committees.

  • Wales

    • Dental Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales when he plans to meet the new Minister for Health and Social Services of the National Assembly for Wales to discuss dental services in Wales.

    • Pupil Referral Units

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what discussions he has had with his secretaries in the National Assembly for Wales on the availability of pupil referral units in Wales; and if he will...

      Manufacturing Industry

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

      Child Trust Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what discussions he has had with his Cabinet colleagues on the implementation of the child trust fund in Wales.

      Pensioner Poverty

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what discussions he has had with his Cabinet colleagues on tackling pensioner poverty in Wales.

      Freedom of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what categories of information are available under Freedom of Information legislation that have not been provided in written parliamentary answers by his...

      Welsh Economy

      Gareth Thomas: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the effects of the Chancellor's proposals in the pre-Budget report on the economy in...

  • Leader of the House

    • Parliamentary Questions

      To ask the Leader of the House from which Government agencies letters in response to parliamentary questions are (a) published in Hansard and (b) placed in the Library; and what criteria are...

  • Solicitor-General

    • CPS Prosecutions (Essex)

      To ask the Solicitor General how many prosecutions were undertaken by the Crown Prosecution Service in (a) Essex and (b) Southend-on-Sea in each year since 1997; and how many resulted in...

  • International Development

    • Palestine

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what assessment his Department has made of Palestinian economic regeneration.

  • Transport

    • Concessionary Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will estimate the number of pensioners eligible for free bus passes and travel; and what percentage of the pensioner population this represents.

    • DVLA (Fines)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many fines were issued to drivers for failing to notify the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency about a change of address in each of the last five...

      Departmental Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will make a statement on energy costs incurred by his Department in each of the last two years.

      Departmental Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the running costs of the Department were in each year since 1997, broken down by (a) electricity, (b) water, (c) gas, (d) telephones, (e) mobile...

      Freedom of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what categories of information are available under Freedom of Information legislation that have not been provided in written parliamentary answers by...

      Railways

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what estimate his Department has made of the likely growth in passenger numbers on the rail network over the next (a) five and (b) 10 years, broken...

      Roads

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will place in the Library advice which he received from (a) the Highways Agency and (b) departmental officials on determining priorities between...

      Secondment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will list the people working within his Department on secondment from the private sector, broken down by (a) the organisation or industry they...

      Single-hulled Tankers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what plans he has to ban single-hulled tankers from operating in UK coastal waters; and if he will make a statement.

  • Education and Skills

    • Child Abuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what duties are placed on (a) headmasters and (b) governors of independent schools to report suspicions of child abuse by members of staff.

    • Childminders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many (a) registered childminders and (b) registered childminder places were available in 2004.

      Childminders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many (a) childminders and (b) childminder places were registered in Stoke-on-Trent in 2004.

      Departmental Staff

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what percentage of her Department's staff is based in London.

      DES/EU Co-operation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what discussions her Department has had with the European Commission on the supporting, co-ordinating and complementary action that may be...

      Education Funding

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how much public funding has been spent on (a) higher and (b) further education in Stoke on Trent in each year since 1997.

      Education Funding

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the real-term funding guarantee for (a) school sixth forms, (b) sixth form colleges and (c) further education colleges is in the...

      Education Funding

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills if she will instruct the Learning and Skills Council to fund school sixth forms and further education colleges at the same level for capital...

      Education Funding

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what assessment she has made of the level of funding available to further education colleges to implement the Increased Flexibility...

      Education Funding

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the per capita funding for 16 to 18 year olds in Stoke-on-Trent was in (a) school sixth forms, (b) the sixth form college and (c) other...

      Education Maintenance Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many students aged 16 to 18 years are in receipt of education maintenance allowance in each institution in the Milton Keynes,...

      Education, Youth and Culture Council

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the Government's priorities for the Education, Youth and Culture Council will be during the United Kingdom's Presidency of the European...

      Free Nursery Places

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many children in Hartlepool have benefited from free nursery places since the policy was introduced.

      Free Nursery Places

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many children in Stoke-on-Trent have taken up free nursery places in each year since the policy was introduced.

      Free Nursery Places

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many (a) three and (b) four-year-old children in Nottingham, North attended nursery in (i)1997 and (ii) the most recent period for which...

      Free Nursery Places

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many three and four-year-olds in Stoke on Trent have benefited from the scheme guaranteeing a free part-time nursery place.

      Freedom of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what categories of information are available under Freedom of Information legislation that have not been provided in written parliamentary...

      Higher Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many and what percentage of pupils went on to higher education from (a) maintained school sixth forms, (b) sixth form colleges, (c)...

      Non-resident Parents

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what guidelines have been issued on how much time a non-resident parent should have with their children.

      NotSchool Project

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many participants there are in the NotSchool project; and how many are entered for formal accreditation.

      Parking Spaces

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many car parking spaces are provided for those (a) working in and (b) visiting her Department.

      Post-16 Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many pupils were in post-16 education in each (a) local education authority and (b) learning and skills council area in the most recent...

      Post-16 Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what proportion of children migrated (a) into and (b) out of each (i) local education authority and (ii) learning and skills council area to...

      Post-graduate Certificate

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what percentage of applicants for Post-Graduate Certificate in Education courses in (a) primary and (b) secondary teaching obtained either a...

      School Governors

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what proportion of a school's governing body is required to be filled by parent governors for (a) community, (b) foundation, (c) voluntary...

      Secondment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills if she will list the people working within her Department on secondment from the private sector, broken down by (a) the organisation or...

      Sixth Form Colleges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many sixth form colleges have been (a) opened and (b) closed since 1997.

      Special Educational Needs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many children with a statement of special educational needs have transferred from (a) mainstream schools to special or independent...

      Special Educational Needs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many pupils with special educational needs are participating in 16–19 education in (a) maintained school sixth forms, (b) sixth...

      Staff Vacancies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how much her Department spent on advertising staff vacancies in (a) 2002 and (b) 2003.

      Student Loan Company

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what recent representations she has received regarding problems with the Student Loan Company; and if she will make a statement.

      Sure Start

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills (1) what the total expenditure on Sure Start was in each year that the scheme has been in operation; (2) what proportion of the budget...

      Sure Start

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills (1) what funding has been allocated to Stoke-on-Trent under the Sure Start scheme in each of the past three years; (2) what the total...

  • Culture Media and Sport

    • BBC

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will include as part of the BBC charter renewal review consideration of allowing the BBC to continue developing its commercial...

    • Criminal Offences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will list the criminal offences created in legislation sponsored by her Department in the (a) 2002–03 and (b) 2003–04...

  • Home Department

    • Country Information Policy Unit Reports

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department who compiles the information in the Home Office Country Information Policy Unit reports that are referenced by asylum adjudicators and Home...

    • Animal Experiments

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment his Department has made of trends in the number of animal experiments in the UK; and if his Department will take steps to...

      Asylum Seekers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when Ministers were first advised that the target of 30,000 removals of failed asylum seekers in 2001–02 was unachievable.

      Asylum Seekers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many adults were tagged as an alternative to detaining asylum seeking families at the latest date for which figures are available;...

      Asylum Seekers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage of Afghan asylum seekers received (a) refugee status and (b) another form of protection from the UK Government in each...

      Asylum Seekers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage of Iraqi asylum seekers received (a) refugee status and (b) another form of protection from the UK Government in each quarter...

      Asylum Seekers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage of asylum seekers from Somalia received (a) refugee status and (b) another form of protection from the UK Government in each...

      Asylum Seekers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department in how many cases lesbian and gay applicants have been refused asylum in the last five years on the grounds that they will not be persecuted...

      Asylum Seekers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many asylum applicants have won refugee status in the UK in the last five years on the basis of a well-founded fear of persecution...

      Asylum Seekers

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage of asylum applicants in 2004 claiming a well-founded fear of persecution because of their homosexuality were refused asylum.

      Botox

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will eliminate the LD50 test as a regulatory instrument for the safety and potency testing of Botox, in favour of in-vitro methods; and...

      Class A Drug Arrests

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many arrests for Class A drug possession took place in Hartlepool last year.

      Country Information Policy Unit Reports

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the sources of the information in the Home Office Country Information Policy Unit reports are; what checks are made to verify their...

      Departmental Electrical Equipment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many items of electrical equipment were used by his Department in the last year for which figures are available, broken down by (a) cost...

      Departmental Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how much has been spent by his Department on lighting in each year since 1997; (2) how much has been spent by his Department on (a)...

      Documents

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what his Department's policy is in relation to the storage of documents and the use of shredders; and whether this policy has been reviewed...

      Drug Trafficking

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) men and (b) women were convicted of trafficking (i) class A drugs and (ii)cannabis from Africa to the UK in each of the last...

      Drug-related Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the average cost of crime committed by a heroin addict in the UK was for the latest period for which figures are available.

      External Supplies

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many tenders were let by his Department to external suppliers in the financial year 2003–04; and what the value was.

      Firearms

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many of the firearms seized under Operation Stealth were legally registered firearms; how many were found to have been used in crimes;...

      Football Banning Orders

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many football banning orders have been issued in each year since 1997, broken down by area in which the offender resides.

      Identity Cards

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether the proposed identity card will contain an individual's address on the face of the card; what controls will apply to the release of...

      Identity Cards

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what procedures he proposes to introduce to enable individuals to challenge information about them held on the proposed identity card.

      Identity Cards

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what procedures he proposes to introduce to delete erroneous information held on the proposed identity card.

      Identity Cards

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what his latest estimate is of the number of machines to read the proposed identity cards which will be required by (a) police authorities,...

      Identity Cards

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether individuals will have access to all information about them held on the proposed identity card.

      Identity Cards

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 10 January 2005, Official Report, column 304W, on identity cards, what tasks are being undertaken by (a) the civil...

      Identity Cards

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 10 January 2005, Official Report, column 304W, on identity cards, what tasks are being undertaken by (a) the...

      Identity Cards

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department which EU member states require their citizens to possess identity cards.

      Identity Cards

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what procedures will be introduced to enable individuals to ascertain which Government Departments and agencies have asked to see information...

      Biometric Passports

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when the results of the UK Passport Service biometrics pilot will be made public.

      Biometric Passports

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage of (a) police officers and (b) police staff have submitted DNA samples to the police DNA elimination database.

      Biometric Passports

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment he has made of the length of time it will take to check biometric passports at airports, compared with non-biometric...

      Biometric Passports

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether individuals applying for a biometric passport will be required to submit (a) a standard passport photograph and (b) a...

      Knives

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will discuss with the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry proposals for introduction of a code of practice for retailers selling...

      Managed Migration Directorate

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what criteria caseworkers at the Managed Migration Directorate were instructed to consider when determining applications for the right of...

      Motoring Offences

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many prosecutions for (a) driving or attempting to drive a motor vehicle with excess alcohol and (b) being in charge of a motor...

      Parking Spaces

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many car parking spaces are provided for those (a) working in and (b) visiting his Department.

      Parliamentary Questions

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many written questions for his Department were unanswered when Parliament Prorogued; and how many of the unanswered questions were tabled...

      Police

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department which basic command units have been required to improve performance by more than the average following the publication of the National...

      Police

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will issue guidelines to the police in respect of restraint in a prone position for a long period or on a number of separate occasions...

      Police-Immigration Service (Joint Operations)

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many individuals have been arrested as a result of joint operations in London between the police and the Immigration Service.

      Secondments

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list the people working within his Department on secondment from the private sector, broken down by (a) the organisation or...

      Street Crime

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 8 December 2004, Official Report, column 648W, on street crime, how many individuals have been (a) questioned and...

      Yarl's Wood

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many detainees were present in Yarl's Wood on the night of 14 February 2002; how many escaped from the detention centre during the...

      Yarl's Wood

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what part Ministers played in the preparation of the contract between the Home Office/Immigration and Nationality Directorate and Group 4...

      Yarl's Wood

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what advice Ministers (a) sought and (b) received in relation to the timescale for the project to design and build the Yarl's Wood Detention...

      Yarl's Wood

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps Ministers took to satisfy themselves that the Yarl's Wood Detention Centre opened in November 2001 was fit for purpose.

      Yarl's Wood

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what performance measures relating to assaults by detainees were contained in the contract for the operation of the Yarl's Wood Detention...

      Yarl's Wood

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what consultation took place between the Immigration and Nationality Directorate and Group 4 Amey International Limited on the operational...

      Yarl's Wood

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what advice was given by Osprey PMI to the Immigration and Nationality Directorate (a) in April 2000 and (b) subsequently about the project...

      Yarl's Wood

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on the speed of the process leading up to the awarding of the contract to design, build and run the Yarl's Wood...

  • Scotland

    • Departmental Equipment/Property

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many items of electrical equipment were used by his Department in the last year for which figures are available, broken down by (a) cost and (b)...

    • Departmental Equipment/Property

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many items of civil service property within his Department are unaccounted for, broken down by type.

      Departmental Equipment/Property

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list the property belonging to his Department that has (a) been stolen and (b) been reported lost in each year since 1997, broken down by...

      Departmental Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how much has been spent by his Department on lighting in each year since 1997.

      Departmental Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what the running costs of the Department were in each year since 1997, broken down by (a) electricity, (b) water, (c) gas, (d) telephones, (e) mobile...

      Departmental Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how much has been spent on entertainment by his Department in each year since 1997, broken down by (a) food, (b) alcohol, (c) staff and (d) accommodation.

      Special Advisers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland on how many occasions between 31 March 2002 and 31 March 2003 his special advisers travelled abroad in an official capacity; what places were visited;...

      Staff Vacancies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how much his Department spent on advertising staff vacancies in (a) 2002 and (b) 2003.

      Parliamentary Constituencies Order

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when he expects draft Statutory Instrument SSI0710, laid on 14 December, to come into force.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Cancelled Engagements

      To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster if he will list the Ministerial engagements (a) out of London and (b) in London that he has cancelled since his appointment.

    • Freedom of Information

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what categories of information are available under Freedom of Information legislation that have not been provided in written parliamentary answers by...

  • Trade and Industry

    • A3 Hindhead

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will place all papers relating to the advice given to Ministers in 2004 concerning the A3 at Hindhead in the Library.

    • Civil Servants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many civil servants in her Department work in the (a) Commercial Best Practice and Enterprise, (b) Maximising Potential in the Workplace,...

      Ecgd

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry pursuant to the answer of 27 October 2004, Official Report, column 1242W, on the Export Credits Guarantee Department, which non-governmental...

      Ecgd

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry pursuant to the answer of 27 October 2004, Official Report, column 1242W, on the Export Credits Guarantee Department (ECGD), what the value...

      Ecgd

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry for what amount she has budgeted to cover liability for costs (a) of her Department and (b) of those for whom her Department has agreed to pay...

      EU Presidency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what the Government's priorities for the Competitiveness Council will be during the United Kingdom's Presidency of the European Union; and if...

  • Work and Pensions

    • Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions when he intends to answer the letter dated 20 December 2004 from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton with regard to Mr. Brunt.

    • Incapacity and DLA Claimants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what is the age breakdown of (a) incapacity and (b) disability living allowance claimants is.

      Winter Fuel Payments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what recent changes have been made to eligibility for winter fuel payments for those living in residential care who (a) are receiving and (b)...

  • Treasury

    • Alcohol-related Deaths (Lancashire)

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer in respect of how many deaths in (a) Lancashire and (b) Burnley alcohol was the primary cause in each of the last five years.

    • Cancer

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer what the survival rates were for each form of cancer in (a) 1997 and (b) the last year for which figures are available.

      Child Trust Funds

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many and what percentage of children in Burnley are eligible for the Child Trust Fund.

      Child Trust Funds

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what his latest estimate is of the number of children in Hendon who qualify for payments under the Child Trust Fund (a) at £250 and (b) at £500;...

      Departmental Policies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will set out, with statistical information relating as directly as possible to Preseli Pembrokeshire constituency, the effects on Preseli...

      Ecofin

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the outcome was of the ECOFIN Council held on 18 January; what the Government's stance was on the issues discussed, including its voting record; and if...

      Freedom of Information

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what categories of information are available under Freedom of Information legislation that have not been provided in written parliamentary answers by his...

      Iraq

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer what the estimated total cost to date is of UK operations and assistance in Iraq.

      National Minimum Wage (Lancashire)

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many people he estimates in (a) Burnley and (b) Lancashire are benefiting from the national minimum wage; what percentage that is of those in work in...

      Pay Television Subscriptions

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many pay television subscriptions the Department had in each year since 1997; and what the cost was in each year.

      Productivity

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what GDP per hour worked in the UK has been on a constant price basis in each year since 1979.

      Tax Credits

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what percentage of tax credit awards have been appealed since their introduction.

      Tax Credits

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what monitoring of advice given by operators in tax credit call centres his Department has conducted.

      Tax Credits

      To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer what the total cost was of the introduction of the IT system for tax credits; what assessment he has made of the system; and what penalty clauses there were...

      Tax Credits

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what his forecast is of the expenditure on the child care element of the working tax credit in 2005–06.

      Tax Credits

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what proportion of applications for tax credits have been significantly wrongly assessed initially.

      Tax Credits

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether parents can claim tax credit against the cost of employing a registered nanny; and if he will make a statement.

      Tax Credits

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how many families in Hendon (a) received child tax credit and (b) were estimated to be entitled to it on the latest date for which figures are...

      Tax Credits

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many people are in receipt of (a) child tax credit and (b) working tax credit in the High Peak constituency.

      Tax Credits

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many (a) families and (b) individuals in Nottingham North constituency benefit from the working tax credit.

      Tax Credits

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the average tax burden on a single earner family on average earnings with two children claiming the working tax credit in the Nottingham North...

      Tax Credits

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what the total expenditure on (a) working tax credit and (b) child tax credit in Stoke-on-Trent has been in each year since those schemes have been in...

      Teenage Pregnancies

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many teenage pregnancies there were in (a) Romford, (b) the London borough of Havering, (c) Greater London, (d) Essex and (e) England in (i)over 16s and...

  • Health

    • Adverse Drug Reactions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what action the Committee on Safety of Medicines takes when it receives reports of adverse drug reactions to insulin glargine; (2) how many cases...

    • Burns Units (West Midlands)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many specialist burns services units there are in the West Midlands region.

      Care Homes (Pension Credit)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make it his policy to award care home residents the amount of pension credit they would receive if they were still living in their own homes;...

      Continuing Care

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he plans to produce a national framework for assessment for fully-funded NHS continuing care.

      Digital Hearing Aids

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how his Department calculates the NHS reference costs for the (a) provision and (b) fitting of digital hearing aids.

      Domiciliary Oxygen Supplies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether the new domiciliary oxygen contract will make available the supply of liquid oxygen; and when he expects it to be implemented.

      Drug Misuse

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what discussions he has had with his colleagues in the Home Department with regard to the appropriate balance between drug abuse prevention and drug abuse...

      Eastbourne District General Hospital

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many operations at Eastbourne District General Hospital have been cancelled in each of the last six months.

      GP Surgeries (Lancashire)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many general practitioner surgeries have been upgraded in Lancashire using the local improvement finance trust programme; and if he will make a statement.

      GPs (North Yorkshire)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on emergency cover for general practitioners in North Yorkshire.

      Health Care-associated Infection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what funding has been allocated for research into health care-associated infections; and what plans he has for how that funding should be spent.

      Laser Eye Surgery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what independent audits have taken place on the (a) efficacy and (b) safety of private provision of laser eye surgery.

      Methadone and Buprenorphine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many pharmacies supply prescription (a) methadone and (b) buprenorphine; and how many of these are independent pharmacies.

      NHS Personnel Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health for what reasons the market force factor is applied to personnel costs for NHS employees beyond agreed weighting factors.

      Skipton Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the (a) total monetary value and (b) average value is of the (i) 2,560 stage one payments and (ii) 112 stage two payments which had been made as at 6...

      Special Hospitals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many (a) consultants and (b) staff there have been in (i) Rampton, (ii) Broadmoor and (iii) Ashworth special hospitals in each of the last 10 years.

      Teenage Sex

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what his Department's policy is on teenage sexual activity; and what scientific evidence is used in the development of this policy.

      TETRA System

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether his Department has discussed the health implications of the use of the TETRA system with representatives of those countries that already use the...

      Walsgrave Hospital

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on the funding allocated to Walsgrave Hospital in Coventry for the next year.

  • Northern Ireland

    • Beef Export Ban

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland when the Government will take steps to lift the beef export ban.

    • Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what assessment he has made of the involvement of paramilitary organisations in the Province in the counterfeiting of pharmaceuticals.

      Fall-related Injuries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many (a) accident and emergency attendances and (b) hospital admissions there were in the Province for fall-related injuries in those aged...

      Haemophilia Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on the services available in the Province for haemophilia patients.

      House Sales

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will support the restriction of house sales to local people in areas of Northern Ireland where the local economy depends upon tourism,...

      IT (Disciplinary Procedures)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many staff in his Department have (a) received official warnings and (b) faced disciplinary procedures following breaches of IT policy in...

      John Lewis Store

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1) what his policy is on the proposal for a John Lewis store and associated development at Sprucefield; (2) what plans he has for public...

      Listed Buildings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many buildings in Northern Ireland have been newly listed by the Environmental and Heritage Service over the last three years.

      Ministerial Visits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many visits by the President of the Irish Republic to Northern Ireland have taken place over the past three years; and what protocol was...

      Waiting Times (Orthopaedic)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the average waiting time for patients in Northern Ireland to see an orthopaedic consultant is, broken down by Health and Social Services...

      Waiting Times (Orthopaedic)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the longest time is that a patient has had to wait to see an orthopaedic consultant in Northern Ireland since 1997.

      Peace Funding

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what assessment he has made of whether there has been a disparity in the allocation of peace funding in the last five years.

      School Transport

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether the Department of Education or an education and library board have been subject to judicial review on home to school transport policy.

      Special Units

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland for what reasons (a) official publications referring to post-primary enrolments and (b) his Department's figures in the Costello Report exclude...

      Suicides

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many suicides there have been in the Province in each of the last 10 years.

      Theft and Fraud

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will estimate the cost to each of the Government Departments in the Province of (a) theft and (b) fraud in each of the last six years.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

    • Armament Sales (China)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make it his policy to consider human rights issues before permitting the sale of arms to China.

    • Armament Sales (China)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations he has received from the US Administration in the past six months concerning the EU arms embargo on China.

      Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will place a copy of the United Kingdom Confidence-Building Measure return under the Biological and Toxin Weapons...

      Burkina Faso

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he last met representatives of the Government of Burkina Faso; what the topics of discussion were at that meeting; what the...

      Burma

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many British citizens are held in prisons in Burma.

      Chechnya

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has held in the past year with (a) EU governments and (b) the US Administration in connection with Russia's...

      Chechnya

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations he has made to the Russian Government in the past six months concerning human rights in Chechnya.

      Democratic Republic of Congo

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment his Department has made of the likelihood of free and fair elections being held in the Democratic Republic of...

      Co(r)te D'Ivoire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment his Department has made of the impact on the peace process in Co(r)te d'Ivoire of General Henri Poncet's...

      Co(r)te D'Ivoire

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions (a) he, (b) members of his Department and (c) representatives of the UK Government have had since November 2004...

      Cyprus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will arrange to meet representatives of the other guarantors of Cyprus to discuss the future of the island.

      Cyprus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent meetings he has held with Turkish Ministers to discuss the removal of Turkish troops from Cyprus.

      Diego Garica

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on (a) the circumstances in which the Government of Mauritius told his Department that the Mauritius...

      European Constitution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what plans he has to employ the services of a private sector organisation to promote the European Constitution; and if he will...

      European Constitution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1) what guidance he has issued to his Department's civil servants on their role prior to and during the proposed referendum...

      Iran

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has had with the US Administration in the past six months concerning Iran and the nuclear non-proliferation...

      Liberia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions (a) he, (b) members of his Department and (c) representatives of the UK Government have had since August 2003...

      Non-proliferation Treaty

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs who the UK representatives will be at the Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference in New York in May; and what proposals will...

      Palestine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will meet representatives of the Palestinian authorities following the recent election.

      Serbia and Montenegro

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations the Government have made to the Government of Serbia and Montenegro requesting that they hand over war...

      Sir Mark Thatcher (South Africa)

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether UK Government officials were involved in the proceedings relating to Sir Mark Thatcher in South Africa.

      VE Day Celebrations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what plans his Department has for the celebration of the 60thanniversary of Victory in Europe day.

  • Constitutional Affairs

    • Antisocial Behaviour Response Courts

      To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs if he will make a statement on the establishment of the antisocial response courts.

    • Asylum Seekers

      To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs what advice is issued to asylum adjudicators regarding the grounds for granting refugee status to applicants who have...

      Asylum Seekers

      To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs what training in sexuality issues is given to asylum case adjudicators who handle asylum applications based on...

      Correspondence

      To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs when he intends to answer the letter dated 15 December 2004 from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton with regard...

      District Judges

      To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs how many district judges there have been in each year since 1997.

      Royal Charters

      To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs if the Government will take steps to make a complete list of Royal Charters and their provisions available to the public.

      Royal Charters

      To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs which Royal Charters granting rights to trade in certain areas also restrict trade within that area; and when these were...

      Royal Charters

      To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs what steps are taken to enforce conditions attached to Royal Charters; and who is responsible for doing so.

      Royal Charters

      To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs whether the Department has investigated whether any Royal Charter contravenes the European Convention on Human Rights;...

      Royal Charters

      To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs what Government policy is regarding the future award of Royal Charters; and if he will make a statement.

  • Deputy Prime Minister

    • Building Regulations

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what representations he received relating to the consultation on amendments to Part L of the building regulations to the effect that organisations accredited as...

    • Building Regulations

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what assessment he has made of the potential for (a) lowering fuel bills and (b) reducing carbon emissions by amendment of Part L of the Buildings Regulations.

      Council Housing

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what the total income in capital receipts was from the sale of council housing under the right-to-buy in 2003–04, broken down by (a) debt free and (b)...

      Criminal Offences

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister if he will list the criminal offences created in legislation sponsored by his Department in the (a) 2002–03 and (b) 2003–04 session broken down by Act.

      Flood Risks

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what plans he has to introduce measures to increase the resilience of domestic oil tanks to the risk of flooding on flood plains.

      Government Grants

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister if he will list the (a) housing, (b) regeneration and (c) social exclusion scheme funding streams the Government has operated since May 1997; and which are still...

      Housing Associations

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister if he will publish an annual summary for the next three years of planned improvements to housing association stock.

      Housing Benefit

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what percentage of (a) council tenants and (b) housing association tenants are on housing benefit, broken down by local authority area.

      Housing Benefit

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what proportion of tenants of (a) housing associations and (b) local authorities received housing benefit in each of the last five years.

      New Charter

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what assessment he has made of whether New Charter are (a) ensuring acceptable behaviour from tenants and (b) evicting tenants who do not behave in an acceptable...

      New Charter

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what steps he has taken to verify how far (a) New Charter and (b) Pioneer Homes have fulfilled the undertakings made to tenants in prospectuses issued on taking...

      New Charter

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what redress tenants of New Charter Housing in Tameside have in the event of failure by New Charter Housing to meet its obligations on Rose Hill estate.

      New Charter

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister if he will make provision for tenants of New Charter to have a new ballot on (a) moving to a new housing association and (b) returning to Tameside council tenancy.

      Regional Chambers

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister if he will issue guidance to (a) members of and (b) contributors to unelected regional chambers on where legal liability resides when a law suit is brought...

      Social Housing

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many of the 14,000 social housing units planned to be funded with Transitional Local Authority Social Housing Grant were built in 2003–04; and how many...

      Social Housing

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how much private capital arm's length housing transfers have contributed to housing since they started; and how much the Government has paid to them to date.

      Social Housing

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many arm's length management organisations (ALMOs) have not been given all the money promised by Government before start up; how much has been held back; from...

      Social Housing

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many registered social landlords have not maintained their guarantees to existing tenants in large scale voluntary transfers not to increase the rents for...

      Social Housing

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many (a) council tenants and (b) former council tenants have transferred to (i) registered social landlords and (ii) arm's length management organisations...

      Social Housing

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what the average rent levels for (a) housing association tenants and (b) council tenants have been in each of the last four years.

      Staff Vacancies

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how much his Department spent on advertising staff vacancies in (a) 2002 and (b) 2003.

  • House of Lords

    • Iraq: Elections

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their current assessment of the prospects for a successful election process in Iraq at the end of January 2005.

    • Sudan: Darfur

      asked Her Majesty's Government: In light of the Statement on 12 January to the United Nations Security Council by the senior United Nations envoy to Sudan, Jan Pronk, that "we may move into a...

      Sudan: Darfur

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the mandate given to the African Union serving in Darfur, Sudan is adequate; and what consideration they are giving to the extension and clarification of...

      Sudan: UK Arms Exports

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the finding of the United Nations Commodity Trade Statistics Database (Comtrade) that the United Kingdom has exported 180 tonnes of arms to Sudan since...

      Royal Irish Regiment

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What plans, if any, they have to change the number of battalions of the Royal Irish Regiment.

      Northern Ireland: Liquor Licence Fees

      asked Her Majesty's Government: How much was paid to the Northern Ireland Court Service in each of the past five years for liquor licence fees; how many licences were issued in these years; and...

      Working-age Poverty

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What representations the Chancellor of the Exchequer has received from the Reverend Paul Nicolson of the Zacchaeus Trust on working-age poverty; and what reply is...

      Fuel Oil

      asked Her Majesty's Government: How much virgin fuel oil is saved in the United Kingdom by the use of reprocessed fuel oil.

      Accident Statistics

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What were the principal causes of accidents in the home over the period 2000–03, stating the number of deaths and injuries arising from each cause.

      Applied Construction Research

      asked Her Majesty's Government: How much they have spent on applied construction research in each of the past 10 years for which figures are available.

      Public Sector Contracts

      asked Her Majesty's Government: When the tender process will be finalised for the web portal for public sector contracts being set up in partnership by the Office of Government Commerce and the...

      Public Sector Contracts

      asked Her Majesty's Government: In respect of the 9.6 million contracts issued annually by Government, how many, in each of the past five years, were (a) valued at less than £100,000 and (b)...

      Rehab UK

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What representations the Minister of State for Health has received from Rehab UK about its training centres for people with brain injury; what reply is being sent;...

      Residential Drug Rehabilitation Units

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What are the rates of bed vacancies in residential drug rehabilitation units.

      Residential Drug Rehabilitation Units

      asked Her Majesty's Government: How they are training commissioners to make best use of residential drug rehabilitation units.

      NHS: Physical Assaults

      asked Her Majesty's Government: How many instances of: (a) actual bodily harm; (b) grievous bodily harm; (c) rape; (d) indecent assault; (e) common assault; (f) battery; (g) murder; (h)...

      Foot and Mouth Disease

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Following the foot and mouth disease outbreak in 2001, how many claims are outstanding; and what total amount is still unsettled.

      Foot and Mouth Disease

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Statement by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on 13 December (Official Report, Commons,...

      Pesticides Safety Directorate: Procurator Fiscal's Report

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What are the date and reference number for the Procurator Fiscal's report on the incident reported to the Pesticides Safety Directorate involving the death of a...

      Flood Warning Systems

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the statement on flooding by the Minister for the Environment and Agri-Environment, Mr Elliott Morley, on 11 January (Official Report, Commons, col....

      Climate Change

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What assessment they have made of the claim made by Dr Peter Cox on the BBC's "Horizon" programme on 15 January that a rise in average global temperature of two...

      Ocean Temperatures: Methyl Hydrates

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What assessment they have made of the deep ocean temperature at which methyl hydrates on the ocean floor would evaporate.

      Bioethanol Industry

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What further steps they propose to take to stimulate the bioethanol industry.

      English Nature

      asked Her Majesty's Government: What role English Nature plays in the protection of English coastline areas; and whether public consultation is invariably held in cases where work is carried out...

      Brittany Ferries: Assistance Dogs

      asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Lord Davies of Oldham on 15 December (WA 95), whether Brittany Ferries has yet conducted its trial of the carriage of...

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