Written answers

Wednesday, 14 July 2010

  • Northern Ireland

    • Departmental Electronic Equipment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how much (a) his Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on televisions in each year since 1997.

    • Departmental ICT

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how much (a) his Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on information and communication technology in each...

      Departmental Marketing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how much his (a) Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on logo design in each year since 1997.

      Departmental Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how much (a) his Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on security in each year since 1997.

      Departmental Stationery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how much (a) his Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on stationery in each year since 1997.

      Departmental Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how much (a) his Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on employee awaydays in each year since 1997.

      Departmental Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how much his (a) Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on employee training since 1997.

      Departmental Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how much his (a) Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies has spent on travel for employees in each year since 1997.

      Departmental Utilities

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how much (a) his Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on (i) electricity, (ii) water, (iii) heating and...

  • Treasury

    • Departmental Accountancy

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer in respect of which public expenditure projects his Department was notified that letters of Ministerial direction had been issued to departmental permanent...

    • Departmental NDPBs

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the address is of the head office of each non-departmental public body for which his Department is responsible.

      Finance Bill 2010-11

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to the contribution of the Chief Secretary to the Treasury of 6 July 2010, Official Report, column 205, on the Finance Bill, what the...

      Income Tax: Tax Rates and Bands

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the number of people not liable to pay tax at the 50 pence higher rate subject to marginal deduction rates of over (a) 60,...

      Insurance: Construction

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many complaints the (a) Financial Services Authority and (b) Financial Ombudsman Service has received on the Federation of Master Builders Masterbond...

      Public Expenditure

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the full-year effect is of reductions in the revenue expenditure of each department announced by his Department.

      Public Finance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the full-year effect on departmental revenue budgets is of changes to departments' capital programmes proposed by his Department.

      Taxation: Aviation

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) if he will take steps to ensure that air tax exemptions for the Highlands and Islands are maintained in implementing his proposals to replace air...

      Taxation: PFI

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will assess the merits of bringing forward proposals to change the rules on private finance initiatives (PFI) to require all PFI contractors to pay...

      Vat

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will (a) commission research on and (b) make an estimate of the (i) effect on the economy and (ii) likely level of Exchequer receipts consequent on...

  • Transport

    • Bus Services: Concessions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what estimate he has made of expenditure on the national concessionary bus fares scheme in each of the next five years.

    • Crossrail

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the expected date is for completion of the Crossrail spur to (a) Maidenhead and (b) Abbey Wood; and when the current proposed Crossrail network...

      Crossrail Line: Kent

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the planned timetable is for the completion of work on the Crossrail Abbey Wood spur.

      Cycling: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the budget was of Cycle England in each of the last five years; and how much of that budget was spent on encouraging cyclists to wear cycle helmets.

      Cycling: Schools

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport whether he plans to increase provision of cycling training in schools.

      Driving: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what recent steps his Department has taken to reduce the number of people who drive (a) while using a mobile telephone, (b) without wearing a seat...

      First Capital Connect

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what recent assessment he has made of the performance of First Capital Connect in meeting its (a) rail franchise obligations and (b) targets; and if...

      Government Car and Despatch Agency

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many cars the Government Car and Despatch Agency has sold since 6 May 2010.

      Railways

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what evaluation of proposed improvements to the rail strategic network he plans to undertake prior to the Comprehensive Spending Review.

  • Work and Pensions

    • Departmental Public Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether equality impact assessments will be used in determining the areas of his Department's budget in respect of which spending will be reduced.

    • Departmental Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions which of his Department's regulations are under review; and if he will make a statement.

      Disability Living Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people resident in (a) Wansbeck constituency and (b) the UK are in receipt of (i) the mobility component, (ii) the care component...

      Ethnic Minority Employment Task Force

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions when the Ethnic Minority Employment Taskforce is next due to meet; what its role is; and if he will make a statement.

      Health and Safety Executive: Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the Health and Safety Executive's budget was in each year from 1997 to 2009.

      Health and Safety Executive: Manpower

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many inspectors were employed by the Health and Safety Executive in each year from 1997 to 2009.

      Industrial Health and Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what methodology his Department uses to monitor public attitudes towards health and safety legislation.

      Industrial Injuries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many workplace injuries there were in each year from 1997 to 2009.

      Industrial Injuries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many workers incurred a workplace injury in each year from 1997 to 2009.

      Industrial Injuries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many non-workers were injured by workplace activities in each year from 1997 to 2009.

      Industrial Injuries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what his most recent assessment is of the probability of a person being injured at work.

      Jobcentre Plus

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the work of Jobcentre Plus with clients with mental health and substance abuse...

      Jobseeker's Allowance: Durham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will estimate the number of (a) individuals and (b) lone parents who will have been on jobseeker's allowance for over 12 months in City...

      Jobseeker's Allowance: Durham

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the number of lone parents in receipt of jobseeker's allowance in City of Durham constituency.

      Social Security Benefits: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what plans he has for the level of funding allocated to the Independent Living Fund for the financial year (a) 2010-11 and (b) 2011-12.

  • Scotland

    • Independent Living Fund: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he has had discussions with (a) the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and (b) the Scottish Executive on the closure of applications to...

    • Lanarkshire: Official Visits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many times he has visited Lanarkshire on official business since 7 May 2010; and when he next intends to do so.

      Lanarkshire: Official Visits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when he next plans to visit Lanarkshire to discuss Government spending priorities in that area.

      Merchant Shipping

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland on what date he last discussed the Merchant Shipping (Ship-to-Ship Transfers) Regulations 2010 with the Secretary of State for Transport.

      Transport: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on cross-border rail services serving Motherwell.

      Transport: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland on how many occasions he has used cross-border rail services via Motherwell since 7 May 2010; and when he next plans to do so.

      Voting Systems: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what (a) meetings and (b) correspondence he has had with the Deputy Prime Minister on the date of the proposed referendum on the alternative vote system.

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

    • Departmental Official Cars

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what his estimate is of the mileage travelled by each Minister in his Department in a Government car in (a) May and (b) June 2010.

    • Departmental Speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs which (a) (i) civil servants and (ii) special advisers in his Department and (b) other individuals are employed to write...

      European Union

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will estimate the cost to his Department of compliance with regulations arising from EU obligations in the last 12 months.

      Zimbabwe: Diamonds

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has had with his Zimbabwean counterpart on the export of diamonds and compliance with the Kimberley Process...

  • Defence

    • Armed Forces: Deployment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence in how many military (a) conventional state on state and (b) counter insurgency conflicts British forces have been involved in the last 30 years.

    • Armed Forces: Private Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the answer of 21 June 2010, Official Report, columns 4-5W, on armed forces: private education, what the (a) highest, (b) lowest and (c)...

      Armed Forces: Private Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the answer of 21 June 2010, Official Report, columns 4-5W, on armed forces: private education, if he will review the amount of parental...

      Defence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether he has set a timetable for receiving contributions to the Strategic Defence and Security Review from (a) members of the public and (b)...

      Departmental Equality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much his Department has spent (a) in total and (b) on staff costs on promoting equality and diversity in each of the last three years for which...

      Departmental Human Resources

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much his Department has spent on human resources in each year since 1997.

      Departmental ICT

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the original estimated cost was of the Defence Information Infrastructure project; and what his most recent estimate is of the cost of that project.

      Departmental Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what training has been provided for Ministers in his Department since the formation of the present administration; and at what cost.

      European Fighter Aircraft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what information his Department holds on the number of employees in the UK defence and aerospace sector working on the Typhoon Fighter programme (a) in...

      Gibraltar: Spain

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what reports he has received on the incident between Royal Navy vessels and the Spanish Civil Guard patrol boats which took place in British waters...

      Red Arrows

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the military application is of the Red Arrows; and what military usage has been made of the Red Arrows in each of the last five years.

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs

    • Agriculture: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what research projects on (a) soil science, (b) traditional plant breeding, (c) marker-assisted plant breeding, (d) crop...

    • Agriculture: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what research projects designed to assist the development of organic agriculture her Department has funded since 1997; what...

      Agriculture: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what research projects designed to assist farmers to (a) mitigate the effects of and (b) adapt to climate change her...

      Agriculture: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what research projects on (a) the sources and quantity of greenhouse gases, (b) water pollution and (c) air pollution...

      Air Pollution

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assistance her Department offers to local authorities for the purpose of managing air quality management areas.

      Air Pollution: East of England

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when each air quality management area in each local authority in the East of England was designated.

      Air Pollution: East of England

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many areas in the East of England formerly designated as air quality management areas have had that designation removed...

      Dairy Farming: Cooperatives

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what her policy is on the creation of and support for dairy farming co-operatives; and what recent steps her Department has...

      Departmental Lost Property

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what property has been recorded as (a) lost and (b) stolen from the Department in the last 12 months; and what estimate has...

      Departmental Official Cars

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what her estimate is of the mileage travelled by each Minister in her Department in a Government car in (a) May and (b)...

      Departmental Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs which of her Department's regulations are under review; and if she will make a statement.

      Departmental Speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs which (a) (i) civil servants and (ii) special advisers in her Department and (b) other individuals are employed to write...

      EU Law

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if she will estimate the cost to her Department of compliance with regulations arising from EU obligations in the last 12 months.

      Horses: Databases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what recent estimate she has made of the percentage of accessible National Equine Database records of pedigrees which are...

      Litter

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what steps she plans to take to reduce the level of litter.

      Pets: Animal Welfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when she expects to publish the results of her Department's research project on electric pet training devices.

      Poultry: Animal Welfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what steps she plans to take to ensure that UK standards on the welfare of chickens reared for meat production are maintained...

  • Home Department

    • Corruption

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much has been provided to fund the City of London Police Overseas Anti-Corruption Unit in each year since 2006; and what her plans are...

    • Corruption

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will place a copy of the Overseas Corruption Assessment drawn up by the City of London Police Overseas Anti-Corruption Unit in the Library.

      Crime Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether her Department plans to proceed with the Not in My Neighbourhood week scheme in (a) 2010 and (b) future years.

      Demonstrations: Parliament Square

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) if she will take steps to ensure that Parliament Square is kept free of demonstrators on parliamentary sitting days; what recent...

      Departmental Buildings

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many buildings her Department occupies in (a) London and (b) the UK.

      Departmental Conferences

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate she has made of her Department's expenditure on (a) organisation of and (b) attendance at conferences in each year since 1997.

      Departmental Electronic Equipment

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much (a) her Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on televisions in each year since 1997.

      Departmental Lighting

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much (a) her Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on light bulbs in each year since 1997.

      Departmental Photographs

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much her Department has spent on official photographs of Ministers since the formation of the present administration.

      Departmental Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much (a) her Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on security in each year since 1997.

      Departmental Utilities

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much (a) her Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on (i) electricity, (ii) water, (iii) heating and...

      Hillsborough Stadium: Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department on what date she expects the first documents relating to the Hillsborough disaster to be released by relevant Government Departments.

      Immigration

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people were given leave to enter the UK under the Post-Study Route of tier 1 of the points-based immigration system in each month...

      Police Community Support Officer: Redundancy

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate she has made of the (a) minimum and (b) average redundancy costs in respect of a police community support officer whose...

      Police Community Support Officers: Greater Manchester

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many police community support officers there are in (a) Bolton and (b) Greater Manchester.

      Police: Manpower

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate she has made of the effects on the number of (a) police officers, (b) community police officers and (c) other front line...

      Police: VAT

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what estimate she has made of the financial effects on police forces of the proposed increase in the standard rate of value added tax...

      Speed Limits: Fines

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many fines for speeding offences have been (a) issued by each police force in the East of England region in each year since 1997 and...

  • Leader of the House

    • Departmental Official Cars

      To ask the Leader of the House how much his Office has spent on the Government Car Service since the Government took office.

    • Departmental Travel

      To ask the Leader of the House which (a) Ministers and (b) officials in his Office have been driven by the Government Car Service since the Government took office; and how much each of these...

  • Attorney-General

    • Departmental Buildings

      To ask the Attorney-General how much (a) the Law Officers' Departments and (b) their agency spent on office refurbishment in each year since 1997.

    • Departmental Marketing

      To ask the Attorney-General how much (a) the Law Officers' Departments and (b) their agency spent on logo design in each year since 1997.

      Departmental Official Cars

      To ask the Attorney-General how much the Law Officers' Departments have spent on the Government car service since the Government took office.

      Departmental Training

      To ask the Attorney-General how much (a) the Law Officers' Departments and (b) their agency spent on employee awaydays in each year since 1997.

      Departmental Utilities

      To ask the Attorney-General how much (a) the Law Officers' Departments and (b) their agency spent on (i) electricity, (ii) water, (iii) heating and (iv) telephone services in each year since 1997.

      Written Questions: Expenditure

      To ask the Attorney-General what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of answering Questions 7474, 7498, 7580, 7599, 7618, 7637, 7329, 7348, 7366, 7417, 7436, 7455 and 7310,...

  • Culture Media and Sport

    • Departmental Buildings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport how much (a) his Department and (b) its agency and non-departmental public bodies spent on office refurbishment in each year...

    • Departmental Electronic Equipment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport how much (a) his Department and (b) its agency and non-departmental public bodies spent on televisions in each year since 1997.

      Departmental Lighting

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport how much (a) his Department and (b) its agency and non-departmental public bodies spent on light bulbs in each year since 1997.

      Departmental Photographs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport how much his Department has spent on official photographs of Ministers since the formation of the present Administration.

      Departmental Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport how much (a) his Department and (b) its agency and non-departmental public bodies spent on security in each year since 1997.

      Departmental Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport how much his (a) Department and (b) its agency and non-departmental public bodies spent on travel for employees in each year...

      Historic Buildings: Coventry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport pursuant to his answer of 21 June 2010, Official Report, column 16W, on Coventry Market, when he plans to make a final decision.

      National Lottery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport to what good causes National Lottery funding went in the first year after the lottery was established.

  • Communities and Local Government

    • Departmental Buildings

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much (a) his Department and its predecessors and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on office...

    • Departmental Consultants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much (a) his Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on consultancy fees in 2009.

      Departmental Electronic Equipment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much (a) his Department and its predecessors and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on televisions...

      Departmental ICT

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much (a) his Department and its predecessors and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on information...

      Departmental Internet

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much (a) his Department and its predecessors and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on website...

      Departmental Lighting

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much (a) his Department and its predecessors and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on light bulbs...

      Departmental Mobile Phones

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for West Bromwich East of 9 June 2010, Official Report, column 173W, on departmental...

      Departmental Official Hospitality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much (a) his Department and its predecessors and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on hospitality...

      Departmental Public Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government whether equality impact assessments will be used in determining the areas of his Department's budget in respect of which...

      Departmental Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government which of his Department's regulations are under review; and if he will make a statement.

      Departmental Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much (a) his Department and its predecessors and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on security in...

      Departmental Speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government which (a) (i) civil servants and (ii) special advisers in his Department and (b) other individuals are employed to write...

      Departmental Stationery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much (a) his Department and its predecessors and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on stationery...

      Departmental Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much (a) his Department and its predecessors and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on employee...

      Fire Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) what his policy is on the future of the FiReControl project; (2) what steps he has put in place to ensure that the...

      Fire Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many people were rescued from fires by each fire and rescue service in England between April 2009 and March 2010; and how...

      Fire Services: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what assessment he has made of the effect on funding for fire and rescue services of the two-year freeze of council tax rates;...

      Fire Services: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what proportion of the income of each fire and rescue authority in England was from (a) central Government grant, (b) council...

      Fire Services: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what his policy is on national standards for fire cover in England; and if he will make a statement.

      Fire Services: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what recent guidance his Department has issued to fire authorities on (a) firefighter training, (b) recording non-fatal...

      Housing: Planning

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government whether his Department has put in place sanctions for councils that do not assess levels of housing need in their area; and...

      Local Government Executive

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what plans he has to allocate planning functions to the elected executive of local authorities; and if he will make a statement.

      Local Government Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what timetable he has set for the review of local government finance.

      Local Government Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) what steps he is taking to ensure that those most in need are not affected by the effects of the reduction in his...

      Non-domestic Rates

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the observations by the then Secretary of State of 7 April 2010 on the petition of persons concerned by the increase...

  • Education

    • Academies: GCSE

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what proportion of students at each academy school obtained five GCSEs at grade A* to C in each year since it was established; and what the equivalent...

    • Children: Protection

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what representations he has received from childcare professionals on his proposal to publish serious case reviews.

      Departmental Property

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what property has been recorded as (a) lost and (b) stolen from the Department in the last 12 months; and what estimate has been made of the cost of...

      Free Schools

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what criteria will be used by the New Schools Network in deciding which applications for free schools merit consideration by his Department.

      GCSE: Languages

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what steps he plans to take to increase the number of secondary school pupils studying for a GCSE in a modern European language.

      Pupils: Health

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education if he will take steps to encourage schools to allow the wearing of medical bracelets by pupils diagnosed with (a) diabetes and (b) allergies; and if...

      Schools: Admissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what estimate he has made of the number of pupils (a) with and (b) without special educational needs expected to enter year (i) one, (ii) seven and...

      Schools: Anti-Semitism

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what steps he is taking to prevent bullying and intimidation of Jewish children in schools; what recent discussions he has had with representatives of...

      Schools: Medicine

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education when the revised guidance on managing medicines in schools will be published; and by what mechanisms that guidance will be publicised to teachers.

      Schools: Mental Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what plans he has for state-funded schools to be involved in commissioning child and adolescent mental health services at a local level.

      Schools: Transport

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education whether his Department collects data on the average time taken by children in year (a) one, (b) seven and (c) 12 in each local authority to travel...

      Schools: Visits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education if he will bring forward proposals to require the Independent Schools Inspectorate to publish the reports of its unannounced visits to schools and to...

      Science: Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what plans his Department has to ensure that school science departments work together with high technology employers in their areas.

      Special Educational Needs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many statements on special educational needs each local authority area has issued in each year since 1997.

      Special Educational Needs: Pupil Exclusions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many (a) statemented and (b) non-statemented pupils with special educational needs have been given (i) a fixed period exclusion and (ii) a...

      Special Educational Needs: Pupil Referral Units

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many (a) statemented and ( b) non-statemented pupils with special educational needs have been placed in (i) pupil referral units and (ii)...

  • International Development

    • Bilateral Aid: Climate Change

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development whether his review of bilateral aid programmes will consider which aid instruments are most effective at addressing climate change.

    • Brazil: Cattle

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent representations he has made to the Government of Brazil on the sustainability of cattle ranching in that country.

      Centres for Disease Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what plans he has for the future funding of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

      Common Agricultural Policy

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what discussions he has had with his EU counterparts on amending the Common Agricultural Policy to increase long-term stability in food...

      Departmental Speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development which (a) (i) civil servants and (ii) special advisers in his Department and (b) other individuals are employed to write speeches for...

      Developing Countries: Climate Change

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development pursuant to the answer of 1 July 2010, Official Report, column 625W, on developing countries: climate change, what recent assessment...

      Developing Countries: Forests

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much funding his Department has allocated in respect of (a) forestry programmes and (b) reforestation projects in developing...

      Developing Countries: Maternity Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development when he plans to publish his Department's Maternal Health Strategy; and how that strategy will acknowledge the relationship between...

      Developing Countries: Rivers

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent steps his Department has taken to facilitate improvements in the levels of the sanitation and sustainability of major...

      Overseas Aid: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development when he plans to publish his Department's 2009 health portfolio review.

      Overseas Aid: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how many of his Department's country programmes had health advisors in (a) 2007-08, (b) 2008-09 and (c) 2009-10.

      Pakistan: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what support his Department is giving to renewable energy projects in Pakistan.

      Yemen: Overseas Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what assessment his Department has made of the relative priority of Yemen relative to his Department's other funding priority countries.

  • Health

    • Agency Nurses: Manpower

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent estimate he has made of the number of agency nurses working in (a) Essex and (b) England.

    • Agency Nurses: Manpower

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many nurses employed by the NHS are also employed as agency staff.

      Arthritis: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether he has made a recent assessment of the (a) performance of the NHS in delivering health services to people with rheumatoid arthritis and (b)...

      Autism: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will commission research to inform the proposed National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence guidelines on managing autism in children,...

      Blood: Cancer

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 30 November 2009, Official Report, column 527W, on blood: cancer, what progress has been made by those cancer networks which...

      Cancer: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what his most recent assessment is of progress on the proposed Cancer Drugs Fund; and if he will make a statement.

      Cancer: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the maximum time an NHS patient with cancer should have to wait from reporting the onset of symptoms to (a) diagnosis and...

      Care Homes: Exercise

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he is taking to encourage care homes to provide exercise for their residents.

      Diabetes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many admissions to hospital with a (a) primary and (b) secondary diagnosis of diabetes there were (i) in all age groups and (ii) amongst those aged...

      Diabetes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of trends in the prevalence of diabetes (a) in the general population and (b) amongst those aged 65 years in the last 20...

      Diabetes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what data the Care Quality Commission (a) collects and (b) holds on the care of people with diabetes resident in adult social care homes; (2)...

      Diabetes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will place in the Library a copy of the guidance his Department has issued to providers of adult social care homes on (a) screening for diabetes...

      Diabetes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent assessment he has made of the proportion of residents of care homes who have (a) diagnosed and (b) undiagnosed diabetes.

      Emergency Calls

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the system for locating the source of medical emergency calls made from rural areas.

      Genetically Modified Organisms

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what projects on public attitudes to genetically-modified (a) crops, (b) food and (c) feed have been funded by the Food Standards Agency since 1997;...

      Health Services: Ex-servicemen

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what his policy is on encouraging general practitioners (a) to ask whether a patient has served in the armed forces and (b) to provide information on...

      Health Services: Ex-servicemen

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the level of awareness of general practitioners and other health service providers of the medical assistance programme for...

      Hospitals: Admissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what information his Department collects on the reasons for which people are admitted to hospital from residential care institutions.

      Mental Health Services: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) if he will take steps to ensure that primary care trust commissioners work in partnership with schools in the process for commissioning child and...

      Multiple Sclerosis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many (a) males and (b) females in each age group were diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in each of the last 10 years; what medication is available...

      NHS: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether the Government plans to review the appraisal of drugs for the treatment of ultra orphan diseases through a process of national specialist...

      NHS: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the effect on the number of hospital (a) accident and emergency, (b) surgical units and (c) children's departments in (i)...

      NHS: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the effect on the number of (a) nursing, (b) midwifery and (c) other non-nursing posts in the NHS in (i) 2010-11, (ii)...

      NHS: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) whether he plans to include day care services provided by hospices in the proposed per-patient funding system; (2) whether funding under the...

      NHS: Vat

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the financial effect on the NHS of the proposed increase in the standard rate of value added tax in 2011.

      Nurses: Manpower

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health when estimate has been made of the effect of implementation of recruitment freezes on the number of frontline nursing posts in the NHS.

      Nutrition: EU Law

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) when he expects the community list of permitted health claims, under article 13.3 of the Nutrition and Health Claims Regulation, to be established;...

      Osteoporosis: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the effects of the Osteoporosis Diagnosis and Prevention scheme on the (a) prevalance and (b) date of diagnosis of...

      Osteoporosis: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he is taking to ensure compliance with the commissioning guidance on osteoporosis and fracture services included in the prevention package for...

  • Energy and Climate Change

    • Departmental Consultants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what budget his Department has allocated for consultancy in 2010-11.

    • Departmental Internet

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how much (a) his Department and (b) its non-departmental public bodies spent on website design in each year since its inception.

      Departmental Official Hospitality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how much (a) his Department and (b) its non-departmental public bodies spent on hospitality in each year since its inception.

      Departmental Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how much (a) his Department and (b) its non-departmental public bodies spent on security in each year since its inception.

      Departmental Stationery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how much (a) his Department and (b) its non-departmental public bodies spent on stationery in each year since its inception.

      Departmental Utilities

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how much (a) his Department and (b) its non-departmental public bodies spent on (i) electricity, (ii) water, (iii) heating and (iv)...

      EC Law

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change if he will estimate the cost to his Department of compliance with regulations arising from EU obligations in the last 12 months.

      Electric Cables

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change whether his Department plans to undertake strategic environmental assessments of the onshore electricity transmission lines proposed by...

      Electric Cables

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what research his Department has (a) commissioned and (b) evaluated on alternatives for electricity transmission to overhead lines of...

      Electric Cables

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what his policy is on the replacement of overhead power lines and pylons with underground cables.

      Energy: Subsidies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how much (a) his Department and its predecessors and (b) its non-departmental public bodies spent on subsidies for wind turbines in...

      Energy: Subsidies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how much (a) his Department and its predecessors and (b) its non-departmental public bodies spent on subsidies for hydro-electricity...

      Fuel Poverty

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what definition of the term fuel poverty his Department currently uses; and if he will make a statement.

      Fuel Poverty: Greater London

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate has been made of the number of households which will enter fuel poverty in each London local authority area following the...

      Nuclear Power: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (1) what assessment he has made of the compatibility of his policy of providing no subsidy for nuclear power with the existing...

      Office for Nuclear Development

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change for what reason the Office for Nuclear Development was established as a non-departmental public body; what assessment was made of the...

      Utilities: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate he has made of the level of the average household (a) gas and (b) electricity bill in (i) 1997 and (ii) the latest...

      Warm Homes and Energy Conservation Act 2000

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what research his Department has (a) commissioned and (b) evaluated on the effect of the Warm Homes and Energy Conservation Act 2000...

  • Deputy Prime Minister

    • Constituencies

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister whether he plans to bring forward proposals to restrict existing rights to appeal against decisions of the Boundary Commission as part of his proposed reform of...

    • Constituencies

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what data derived from the 2011 Census he plans to take into account of in his proposed review of Parliamentary constituency boundaries.

      Elections: Registration

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what assessment he has made of the likely effects on the completeness of the electoral register of individual voter registration.

      Elections: Registration

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what steps he plans to take to increase the completeness of the electoral register in 2010.

      Electoral Systems: Referendums

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what estimate he has made of the costs of holding a referendum on the alternative vote system.

      Electoral Systems: Reform

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what discussions he has had with the Electoral Commission on the timing of the proposed referendum on the alternative vote system.

      European Communities Act 1972

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many representations he has received under the Your Freedom initiative on repeal of the European Communities Act 1972.

      General Elections

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what information he has (a) sought and (b) received from the Electoral Commission on the simultaneous holding of the next general election with elections to the...

      Members: Conduct

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister when he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to introduce a power of recall of hon. Members by their constituents.

      Voting Rights: Prisoners

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what steps he plans to take to implement the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights' on voting rights for prisoners in the UK.

      West Lothian Question

      To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what progress he has made on establishing a commission to consider the West Lothian Question.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Electoral Register: Wakefield

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what recent estimate has been made of (a) the size of the adult population and (b) the number of people registered to vote in the Metropolitan...

    • Lone Parents: Cynon Valley

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how many lone parents there are in Cynon Valley constituency.

      Non-departmental Public Bodies

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office whether he has issued guidance to non-departmental public bodies planned to be abolished on expenditure by them from the public purse; and if he will...

      Personal Income: Wakefield

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what estimate has been made of (a) the average income per household and (b) the average income per individual in Wakefield constituency in each of the...

  • Business, Innovation and Skills

    • Advantage West Midlands: Malvern

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what information his Department holds on the latest discussions that have taken place between Advantage West Midlands and QinetiQ...

    • Agriculture: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what research projects on public attitudes to the use of pesticides have been funded by each research council; what the (i)...

      Agriculture: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what research projects on marker-assisted plant breeding (a) each research council and (b) the Science and Technology...

      Broadband

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps he is taking to expand the provision of superfast broadband.

      Broadband: Rural Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps he is taking to ensure that rural areas have access to high speed broadband; and if he will make a statement.

      Broadband: West Midlands

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what plans he has to expand the provision of broadband in the West Midlands; and if he will make a statement.

      Business: Government Assistance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what plans he has for the future of (a) Business Link and (b) publicly-funded business support in the north east.

      Business: Investment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps he is taking to raise levels of business investment in research and development.

      Internet: Wi-fi

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what representations he has received from proprietors of cafes, bars and other premises offering wireless internet access to...

      Radio Frequencies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (1) what steps he is taking to ensure that those who own programme making and special events equipment due to be rendered...

  • Justice

    • Bailiffs: Misconduct

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many court orders were issued to bailiffs for execution in each of the last five years; and how many complaints (a) his Department and (b) HM...

    • Departmental Expenditure

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) how much (a) his Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on employee awaydays in each year since its inception;...

      Departmental Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice which of his Department's regulations are under review; and if he will make a statement.

      Departmental Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how much (a) his Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental public bodies spent on security in each year since its inception.

      Departmental Speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice which (a) (i) civil servants and (ii) special advisers in his Department and (b) other individuals are employed to write speeches for each Minister in...

      Departmental Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice which (a) Ministers and (b) officials in his Department have been driven by the Government Car Service since the Government took office; and how much...

      Information Commissioner's Office: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what recent assessment he has made of the performance of the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) in ensuring that records management and data...

      Prison Service: Budgets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what budget was set for HM Prison (a) Manchester, (b) Birmingham and (c) Liverpool in (i) 2009-10 and (ii) 2010-11.

      Prison Service: Budgets

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what budget was set for (a) Merseyside, (b) West Midlands and (c) South Wales probation area for (i) 2009-10 and (ii) 2010-11.

      Prisoners Release: Reoffenders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of methods of assessing the risk of re-offending of inmates prior to release from prison.

      Reoffenders: Ex-servicemen

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what help and advice is available for former military personnel who enter the criminal justice system, with particular reference to schemes to reduce...

  • Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority Committee

    • Location

      To ask the hon. Member for Broxbourne, representing the Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, for what reasons officials working for the Independent...

    • Manpower

      To ask the hon. Member for Broxbourne, representing the Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, what the policy of the Independent Parliamentary Standards...

      Members: Allowances

      To ask the hon. Member for Broxbourne, representing the Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, what procedures the Independent Parliamentary Standards...

      Members: Allowances

      To ask the hon. Member for Broxbourne, representing the Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, whether the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority has...

      Members: Rail Travel

      To ask the hon. Member for Broxbourne, representing the Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, what the policy of the Independent Parliamentary Standards...

  • House of Lords

    • Agriculture: Injuries and Fatalities

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their response to the report of the Health and Safety Executive about the rise in deaths and injuries associated with agriculture.

    • Armed Forces: Staff

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the numbers of (a) United Kingdom military personnel by service, and (b) attached civilian personnel; and what are the figures for the last four years.

      Asylum Seekers

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Neville-Jones on 28 June (WA 241-2), what is the usual interval between the ending of Section 4 support for persons...

      Automotive Council

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what recent discussions they have had about appointments to the Automotive Council.

      Banking

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether small and medium-sized enterprises have increased the aggregate amount they hold on deposit within the banking system.

      Banking: Bonuses

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether proposed European Union regulations will prohibit the payment of bonuses to employees of any United Kingdom bank in receipt of funding guarantees from HM...

      Banking: Private Equity

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Lord Sassoon on 5 July (HL Deb, col 6) on private sector equities, whether they have considered the cases for (a) disallowing interest as...

      Banking: UK Financial Investments Ltd

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have instructed UK Financial Investments Ltd since 11 May to advise the British banks in which it has an investment that cash bonuses should be no...

      Banks

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effect on United Kingdom banks' relative profitability and competitiveness compared with banks incorporated in countries that...

      Banks: Lending

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the main causes of the decline in lending by banks to small and medium-sized enterprises.

      British Overseas Territories

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress has been made in eradicating and managing invasive species in British overseas territories.

      Climate Change Act 2008

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the annual cost to the United Kingdom of meeting the requirements of the Climate Change Act 2008, in light of the estimate of £50...

      Courts Service: Estates

      To ask Her Majesty's Government which magistrates' courts and Crown Court locations will remain in the county of Somerset following planned closures and amalgamations.

      Courts Service: Estates

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have assessed the effect on access to justice and on levels of attendance at court of residents of Frome and nearby villages up to the Wiltshire...

      Crime: Domestic Violence

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they will take to help violent men who want to change such behaviour in their domestic relationships.

      Equality Act 2010

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will make commencement orders under the Equality Act 2010.

      Finance: Alternative Investment Market

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what guidance they have issued on the level of risk to private investors of investment in AIM-listed shares; and how they define risk in that context.

      Finance: Clearing Houses

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether financial clearing houses have access to central bank support if required.

      Finance: Regulation

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether members of the Independent Commission on Banking, the interim Office for Budget Responsibility and, once established, the Office for Budget Responsibility...

      Financial Services Authority

      To ask Her Majesty's Government on what basis the Chancellor of the Exchequer stated in his speech to the Lord Mayor's Banquet on 16 June that "The FSA became a narrow regulator, almost entirely...

      Gaza

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the location and status of the humanitarian goods intended for Gaza which were taken into Israeli ports in May; and what representations they have made on...

      Government Offices for the Regions

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what proposals they have about the role and financing of government offices for the regions; and whom they plan to consult in any review of them.

      Government: Code of Practice

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether their Code of Practice on Consultation has been amended since 11 May.

      Government: Ministerial Duties

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the full range of duties to be undertaken by the Minister of State for Business and Enterprise, Mr Mark Prisk.

      Government: Ministerial Duties

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to appoint a trade minister with sole responsibility for the pursuit of overseas trade and inward investment.

      Government: Ministerial Duties

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether as part of their plan for restoring "our economic competitiveness working with UKTI ... to use our global diplomatic network even more to support UK...

      Gypsies and Travellers

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what account they take of the Council of Europe Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities in respect of Gypsies and Travellers.

      Housing

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what powers local authorities have to deal with housing developments that have been abandoned when part-built by companies that have become insolvent and which...

      Housing Benefit

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of tenants of private landlords are estimated to be in receipt of Local Housing Allowance; and whether they intend to make all tenants eligible to...

      Housing: HomeBuy Direct

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will continue the HomeBuy Direct scheme.

      Housing: Mortgage Support Scheme

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people were assisted by the Homeowners Mortgage Support Scheme; and what plans they have for it and for its funding.

      Independent Commission on Banking

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the provisional budget for the Independent Commission on Banking; and what types of expenditure are covered by that budget.

      Independent Commission on Banking

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will ask the Independent Commission on Banking to produce an interim report to guide their thinking ahead of discussions on banking and regulation at...

      Internet: Broadband

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to pay compensation in response to claims made by co-operatives, housing associations, charities, communities and other organisations that have...

      Israel and Palestine: Quartet

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what was their contribution to the costs of the Middle East Quartet in (a) 2005-06, (b) 2006-07, (c) 2007-08, (d) 2008-09, and (e) 2009-10.

      National Saving Gateway Scheme

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to continue the Saving Gateway scheme; and, if so, whether credit unions will continue to offer Saving Gateway accounts.

      NHS: Medical Training

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the training of doctors in the care of dying; and what proportion of training is dedicated to that.

      NHS: Partnerships

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of partnerships between hospitals and other parts of the National Health Service and similar services in developing countries.

      Offshore Marine Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) Regulations 2010

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the preamble to the Offshore Marine Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) Regulations 2010 (SI 2010/2040) prevents them from applying for a derogation...

      Quangos

      To ask Her Majesty's Government for which central Government quangos they have announced their intention to reduce the level of funding; and how much will be saved in each case.

      Saudi Arabia

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their response to the suspension of the investigation into the arms deal signed with Saudi Arabia in 1985; and whether they will take action against Saudi...

      Sport: Motorsport

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they propose to promote the green initiatives under development in the aerospace and motorsport sectors.

      Sport: Motorsport

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will work with the motorsport sector to exploit the export potential of products and services with a high technological content. To ask Her Majesty's...

      Taxation: Income Tax

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, following their decision to increase the personal income tax allowance for those under 65 but not the allowances for those aged over 65 or 75, they intend...

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