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Written answers

Thursday, 20 January 2011

  • Work and Pensions

    • Disability Living Allowance: Care Homes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what recent representations he has received on his proposal not to pay the mobility component of disability living allowance to young people in...

    • Housing Benefit: Bromsgrove

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions pursuant to the answer of 20 December 2010, Official Report, column 1079W, on housing benefit: Worcestershire, how many people in Bromsgrove...

      Multiple Occupation: Ayrshire and Arran

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the number of multi-occupancy lets of each type of tenure in North Ayrshire and Arran constituency.

      Pensions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what recent estimates he has made of the average size of an individual's pension pot.

      Sky Lanterns: Safety

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what recent assessment his Department has made of the (a) fire and (b) public health risks of sky lanterns; and if he will make a statement.

      Tax Credit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what recent estimate he has made of the potential effects on employment levels of the planned increase in the tax credit taper rate.

      Work Capability Assessment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will defer implementation of the Employment and Support Allowance (Limited Capability for Work and Limited Capability for Work-Related...

      Work Capability Assessment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of implementation of the Employment and Support Allowance (Limited Capability for...

  • Church Commissioners

    • Westminster Abbey: Fees and Charges

      To ask the hon. Member for Banbury, representing the Church Commissioners, if the Church Commission will take steps to assess the affordability of the admission charge to visit Westminster Abbey...

  • Leader of the House

    • IPSA: Liaison Group

      To ask the Leader of the House what progress has been made on the creation of a liaison group between hon. Members and the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority.

    • Petitions

      To ask the Leader of the House what recent progress he has made on the Government's plans to link petitions to debates in the House.

      Adjournment Debates

      To ask the Leader of the House what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the format of the pre-adjournment debate held on 21 December 2010.

      Private Members' Bills

      To ask the Leader of the House if he will make provision for sitting days for the consideration of Private Members' Bills in the 2010-11 session beyond the number set out in Standing Orders...

  • Attorney-General

    • Domestic Violence

      To ask the Attorney-General what recent discussions he has had with the Director of Public Prosecutions on the Crown Prosecution Service's performance in the prosecution of cases involving...

  • Women and Equalities

    • Departmental Pay

      To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities what information she holds on the number of sub-contracted staff servicing the Government Equalities Office who were not paid at a rate equivalent to...

  • Wales

    • Departmental Press Releases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales on how many occasions her Department has provided embargoed media briefings prior to an oral statement to the House since 26 May 2010; in respect of how...

  • International Development

    • Agriculture: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much funding his Department has allocated to agricultural research and development in the last five years; and how much such...

    • Burma: Asylum

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what discussions he has had with non-governmental organisations working on the Thai-Burmese border on (a) numbers and (b) treatment...

      Departmental Working Conditions

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what his Department's policy is on (a) the space provided per employee, (b) home working and (c) hot desking; how many employees it...

      Food Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what his policy is on levels of global food production.

      Sudan: Referendums

      To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what reports he has received of humanitarian issues arising from large-scale population movements following the recent referendum in Sudan.

  • Scotland

    • Students: Fees and charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the Barnett formula.

  • Transport

    • Dartford-Thurrock Crossing: Accidents

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many traffic accidents have been recorded at the Dartford crossing in each of the last eight years.

    • Dartford-Thurrock Crossing: Tolls

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what estimate he has made of the additional toll revenues accruing at the Dartford Crossing attributable to the 2012 Olympics.

      Freight Facilities Grant: Scotland

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport whether he has had recent discussions with the Scottish Executive on the abolition of the Freight Facilities Grants scheme from March 2011.

      Large Goods Vehicles: Excise Duties

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answer of 27 October 2010, Official Report, column 348W, on large goods vehicles: excise duties, what progress has been made on the...

      Motor Vehicles: Registration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport whether he plans to bring forward proposals to register commercial vehicle trailers for the purposes of reducing the incidence of theft or misuse of...

      Network Rail: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what information his Department holds about the benefits the board members and senior management of Network Rail receive in addition to basic salary or...

      Network Rail: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) if he will bring forward proposals to bring the setting of (a) the salary of the acting chief executive of Network Rail and (b) the fees of the...

      Railways: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he plans to publish the consultation criteria for High Speed Two.

      Railways: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport whether his Department plans to make an assessment of economic and environmental benefits to the UK of the extension of the high speed rail network...

      Railways: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he plans to begin consideration of route options for the extension of the high speed rail network north of Birmingham.

      Railways: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment he has made of the (a) adequacy of and (b) consistency in support available to disabled rail passengers across the rail network.

      Railways: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment he has made of the support available to disabled rail passengers who choose to travel at short notice.

      Railways: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment he has made of the findings of the Passenger Focus report on the Assisted Passenger Reservation System.

      Railways: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment he has made of the likely effect on support for disabled rail passengers of the ending of the Disabled Persons Advisory Committee.

      Railways: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will undertake an equality impact assessment of the effects on (a) disabled rail passengers and (b) other disabled users of transport services...

      Railways: Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will assess the adequacy of training offered to rail staff to support disabled passengers.

      Railways: Snow and Ice

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport whether he plans to revise his Department's guidance to local authorities on transport infrastructure in the light of the recent severe weather...

      Rescue Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many incidents required intervention from a HM Coastguard station in (a) 2008-09 and (b) 2009-10.

      Rescue Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the written ministerial statement of 16 December 2010, Official Report, columns 133-4WS, on coastguard services (modernisation), what the...

      Rescue Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment he made of the likely effects of the proposed coastguard station closures announced on 16 December 2010.

      Roads: Safety Barriers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what research his Department has undertaken on the cost-effectiveness of concrete central reservation barriers compared with metal barriers; and if he...

      Roads: Snow and Ice

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will allocate additional funding to (a) local authorities and (b) the Welsh Assembly Government for repair of pot holes attributable to recent...

      Roads: Snow and Ice

      To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what consideration he has given to the use of Heavy Rescue Partnership vehicles to keep major roads open during severe weather.

  • Culture Media and Sport

    • Local Television

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport what steps he has taken to promote the development of local television services.

    • Tourism: North East

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport what steps he plans to take to support the development of the tourism industry in the North East; and if he will make a statement.

      Football Governance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport what plans he has to bring forward proposals on football governance; and if he will make a statement.

      Participation in Sport: Young People

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport what assessment he has made of the effect on national sporting performance at elite level of levels of participation in sport...

      Sport: CSR

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport what assessment he has made of the effects of the outcome of the comprehensive spending review on his Department's levels of...

      British Sky Broadcasting

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport (1) when he received the report from Ofcom on the regulatory issues connected with the takeover of BSkyB; (2) whether he...

      British Sky Broadcasting

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport how many organisations and individuals responded to the Ofcom consultation on News Corporation and BSkyB; how many such...

      Internet

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport what assessment he has made of the number of households without access to the internet in rural communities in England over...

      News Corporation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport what discussions he plans to have with News Corporation on its proposed takeover of BSkyB.

      Olympic Games 2012

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport what assessment he has made of the potential legacy for Newport of the London 2012 Olympics.

      Public Libraries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport what his policy is on the future of public libraries; and if he will make a statement.

  • Communities and Local Government

    • Departmental Art Works

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many pieces of artwork his Department has moved since May 2010.

    • Departmental Redundancy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what provision was made for the cost of redundancies in his Department's Comprehensive Spending Review 2010 settlement letter.

      Departmental Redundancy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many staff in his Department have been made redundant since May 2010.

      Departmental Senior Civil Servants

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government which senior Civil Service staff have left his Department since May 2010; and what (a) contractual and (b) non-contractual...

      Departmental Working Conditions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what his Department's policy is on (a) the space provided per employee, (b) home working and (c) hot desking; how many...

      East London Tech City

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what contribution his Department is making to the Prime Minister's initiative to create a Tech City in East London.

      Housing Associations: Mergers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) what powers he has to oversee mergers of housing associations for the purposes of ensuring due diligence; (2) what...

      Housing: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what criteria local authorities will be required to meet to receive the New Homes Bonus payments.

      Housing: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what plans he has to ensure that the new homes bonus reflects the strategic priority for brownfield development before...

      Housing: Construction

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government whether National Park Authorities will be eligible to receive the new homes bonus.

      Housing: Regeneration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what assessment he made of the effect on local housing market of housing market renewal programme before taking the decision to...

      Local Government: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many and what proportion of (a) local and (b) county council executives receive salaries greater than that of the Prime...

  • Defence

    • Air Force: Military Bases

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much his Department has spent on redevelopment at each RAF base in the UK in each of the last five years; and what estimate he has made of likely...

    • Armed Forces: Officers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) what steps he is taking to reduce the (a) number and (b) cost of senior officers in the British Army; (2) what steps he is taking to reduce the...

      Armed Forces: Officers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) how many Royal Navy officers holding the rank of (a) Commodore, (b) Rear Admiral, (c) Vice Admiral and (d) Admiral are currently posted in (i)...

      Armed Forces: Officers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) how many Royal Navy officers holding the rank of (a) Commodore, (b) Rear Admiral, (c) Vice Admiral and (d) Admiral are serving in the armed...

      Departmental Working Conditions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what his Department's policy is on (a) the space provided per employee, (b) home working and (c) hot desking; how many employees it has on average per...

      Electronic Warfare

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what discussions he has had with the government of (a) China and (b) Russia on cyberattacks.

      Germany: Army

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what discussions he has had with his German counterpart on the redeployment of personnel from Germany.

      Military Aircraft

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) how many transport aircraft are being leased by his Department; (2) what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of leasing transport...

      Military Exercises: Salisbury Plain

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of work on tank crossings as part of the project to provide safe access for military vehicles...

      Nuclear Weapons

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Brighton, Pavilion of 17 June 2010, Official Report, column 503W, on nuclear weapons, which US...

      Rescue Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) on how many occasions an E-3D Sentry has been involved in a search and rescue mission in each of the last 12 months; (2) what search and rescue...

  • Business, Innovation and Skills

    • Business: Regulation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what plans his Department has to reduce the burden of regulation on small and medium-sized enterprises.

    • Companies: Females

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many companies that had women as (a) sole proprietors and (b) directors were registered at Companies House in 2009-10.

      Conditions of Employment: Reform

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the effects of his proposals for employment rights reform on (a) the availability of work...

      Copyright: Internet

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (1) what estimate he has made of the number of music tracks acquired through illegal downloading in 2010; (2) what estimate he...

      Higher Education: Admissions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what estimate he has made of the number of applicants to universities in England for entry in September 2011 who will not secure...

      Higher Education: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will publish the monetary value of the loan his Department provides to each higher education institution to cover the costs...

      Higher Education: Scholarships

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what estimate he has made of the number of students who will receive assistance from the proposed National Scholarship Programme...

      Knowledge Transfer Partnerships: Operating Costs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what proportion of the budget for knowledge transfer networks was spent on administration in the last year for which figures are...

      Knowledge Transfer Partnerships: Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what the salary is of the chief executive of each knowledge transfer network.

      National Scholarship Fund

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether those aged 25 or more (a) on low incomes and (b) in receipt of benefits will be eligible to receive assistance from the...

      Postgraduate Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what plans he has to establish a working group with the Higher Education Statistics Authority and higher education funding...

      Postgraduate Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps he is taking to identify further ways to promote postgraduate education at universities in England overseas; and if he...

      Quality Assurance Agency: Performance Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (1) what assessment he has made of the performance of the Quality Assurance Agency; and if he will make a statement; (2) how...

      Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what plans he has to extend the duration of the operation of the Research Excellence Framework; and if he will make a statement.

      Science

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what plans he has to extend the duration of the operation of the Science and Innovation Framework; and if he will make a statement.

      Science: Equal Opportunities

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what funding he plans to allocate to the Royal Academy of Engineering to develop a new diversity programme in engineering.

      UK Resource Centre for Science Engineering and Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will make an estimate of the likely redundancy costs arising from his decision to end funding for the UK Resource Centre...

      UK Resource Centre for Science Engineering and Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (1) what plans he has for the promotion of women's networks in science, technology, engineering and mathematics following the...

      UK Resource Centre for Science Engineering and Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether he has visited the UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

      UK Resource Centre for Science Engineering and Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what consultation he undertook on his decision to cease funding the UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and...

      UK Resource Centre for Science Engineering and Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent representations he has received on his plans to cease funding the UK Resource Centre for Women in Science,...

      UK Resource Centre for Science Engineering and Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the effects of changes in the level of his Department's funding for the UK Resource Centre for...

      UK Resource Centre for Science Engineering and Technology

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (1) what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the gender equality training provided by the UK Resource Centre for...

      Working Conditions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what his Department's policy is on (a) the space provided per employee, (b) home working and (c) hot desking; how many...

  • Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority Committee

    • Members: Allowances

      To ask the hon. Member for Broxbourne, representing the Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, whether allowance limits for hon. Members will be increased to...

  • Prime Minister

    • Driving Standards Agency: Cardiff

      To ask the Prime Minister (1) on what date he or officials from his Office first discussed with the Secretary of State for Wales the decision to close the Cardiff office of the Driving...

    • Technology: Greater London

      To ask the Prime Minister what progress he has made on his initiative to create a Tech City in East London.

  • Cabinet Office

    • Civil Service: Redundancy

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office whether his Department has put in place a communications plan in respect of civil service redundancies.

    • Civil Service: Redundancy

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what his policy is on redeployment of civil servants to prevent involuntary redundancy; and if he will make a statement.

      Civil Service: Redundancy

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office (1) whether voluntary redundancy settlements have been reached with the (a) Cabinet Office Chief Information Officer, (b) Chief Executive of...

      Government Departments: Procurement

      To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what assessment he has made of the effects of changes in the number of centrally-negotiated procurement contracts in Government on the number of...

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs

    • Agriculture: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much funding was allocated to research and development in agriculture by levy boards in each of the last five years; and...

    • Cycling: Access

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what the policy of her Department is on the extension to cycling and horse-riding of rights of way access over land.

      Fisheries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what her policy is on the promotion of pelagic fish for consumption.

      Flood Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment the Government has made of whether flood risks in England will increase over the next (a) five, (b) 10 and...

      Flood Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what the Environment Agency's capital budget has been for flood risk management in (a) 2008-09, (b) 2009-10 and (c)...

      Flood Control: York

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (1) when construction of the Environment Agency's flood Alleviation Scheme at Water End, York will commence; (2) when...

      Flood Control: York

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when the Environment Agency's Yorkshire Regional Flood Defence Committee will approve its capital programme for 2011-12.

      Flood Control: York

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what the Environment Agency's capital spending was on flood risk management in the Yorkshire and North East Region in (a)...

      Food Standards Agency: Research

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much funding was allocated to research and development in agriculture by the Food Standards Agency in the last five...

      Research: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much funding her Department allocated to research and development in the last five years; and how much such funding she...

      Supermarkets: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what her policy is on the appropriate mechanism for regulation of prices paid to manufacturers by the food retail industry...

      Water: Older People and Vulnerable Adults

      To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what steps she has taken to ensure that national water suppliers and utilities companies are prioritising for reconnection of...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

    • Arms Control

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many full-time equivalent permanent staff of his Department were allocated to working on preparations and negotiations...

    • China: EU External Trade

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether it is the Government's policy that the EU arms embargo on China should be maintained.

      Conferences

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how much his Department has spent on conferences since May 2010.

      Conflict Prevention

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs pursuant to the answer of 20 December 2010, Official Report, column 955W, on conflict prevention, whether he plans to lay a...

      Departmental Libraries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs pursuant to the answer of 20 December 2010, Official Report, columns 956-7W, on departmental libraries, which external...

      Departmental Libraries

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs pursuant to the answer of 20 December 2010, Official Report, columns 956-7W, on departmental libraries, who conducted the...

      Departmental Travel

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how much his Department has spent on travel for officials since May 2010.

      European External Action Service

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent estimate he has made of the UK's contribution to the costs of the EU External Action Service.

      India: Embassies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will assess the merits of opening a consulate in Chandigarh, Punjab, India.

      Morocco: al-Qaeda

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions (a) he and (b) Ministers in his Department have had with the Moroccan government on infiltration of Polisario...

      Office of UK Permanent Representative to EC

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs which firm of headhunters will be used to help identify suitable external candidates to fill the position of UK Permanent...

      Palestinians: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs pursuant to his contribution of 7 December 2010, Official Report, columns 40-44WH, on the detention of Palestinian children,...

      Racism: International Co-operation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what his policy is on UK representation at the proposed UN conference on anti-racism planned for 2011.

      Sudan: Diplomatic Relations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what changes he plans for UK representation in south Sudan; and if he will make a statement.

      Tunisia

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what plans he has to visit Tunisia to promote bilateral relations.

      Western Sahara: Politics and Government

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions (a) he and (b) Ministers in his Department have had with their Algerian counterparts on proposals by the...

  • Treasury

    • 40 Pence Per Mile Travel Allowance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will bring forward proposals to increase the 40 pence per mile travel allowance for self-employed taxpayers.

    • Departmental Consultants

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much his Department has spent on consultancy since May 2010.

      Departmental Newspaper Press

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much his Department has spent on newspapers and magazines since May 2010.

      Departmental Official Cars

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much his Department has spent on Government Car Service cars since 13 July 2010.

      Departmental Travel

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how much his Department has spent on travel by his officials since May 2010; (2) how much his Department has spent on taxis since May 2010.

      Excise Duties: Fuels

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what plans he has to introduce a fuel duty stabiliser.

      Excise Duties: Motor Vehicles

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the existing system for owners of vehicles licensed in the Historic Vehicle Taxation Class to make a...

      Ex-Gratia Payments

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer on how many occasions ex-gratia payments in respect of delayed payment of age-related rebates arising from the late processing of electronically-submitted...

      Income Tax

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the likely change in the number of people in single income households with children who will pay income tax at the higher rate...

      Public Finance

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what his latest estimate is of the budget deficit.

      Revenue and Customs: Correspondence

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much HM Revenue and Customs spent on address cleansing in each of the last five years.

      Revenue and Customs: Location

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what criteria he plans to apply to determine which members of HM Revenue and Customs staff are selected for compulsory relocation as a result of the...

      Technology

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what support his Department is providing to the Prime Minister's initiative to create a Tech City in East London.

      Vat

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what arrangements he plans to put in place for businesses without internet access to file their value added tax returns after online filing becomes compulsory.

      VAT: Child Poverty

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate his Department has made on levels of child poverty of the effects of the increase in the rate of value added tax.

      VAT: Fuels

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what estimate he has made of the receipts to accrue from (a) value added tax and (b) excise duty on petrol, diesel and other automotive fuels in...

  • Energy and Climate Change

    • Carbon Emissions: Biofuels

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change whether his classification of biomass as a zero-carbon technology includes consideration of emissions arising from the drying of...

    • Carbon Emissions: Global Warming

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change if he will undertake a study of the (a) quantity, (b) origins and (c) contribution to global warming of black carbon emissions from...

      Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what discussions he has had with representatives of business organisations on the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency scheme.

      Carbon Sequestration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change whether he plans to apply a cap to the member of new entrant reserve applications for carbon capture and storage demonstration projects.

      Carbon Sequestration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change whether the next phase of carbon capture and storage (CCS) demonstration projects will include pre-combustion CCS.

      Carbon Sequestration

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change when he plans to announce the next phase of carbon capture and storage projects.

      Electricity: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change pursuant to the answer of 10 January 2011, Official Report, column 142W, on energy: prices, what the increase in electricity prices...

      Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what assessment he has made of the effects on implementation of the proposals in his consultation document on electricity market reform...

      Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how much the Government has allocated to provide domestic energy customers with energy efficiency advice and information in 2011-12.

      Energy Supply

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what recent discussions he has had with gas and electricity suppliers on trends in energy supply costs to domestic consumers; and if he...

      Energy Supply: Biofuels

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what information his Department holds on the proportion of biomass used in heating and electricity generation in the UK which is...

      Energy: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change if he will use his powers under the Energy Act 2010 to introduce social pricing for low-income families with children.

      Energy: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change if he will estimate the number of people (a) in Suffolk Coastal constituency and (b) nationally who have entered fuel poverty as a...

      Fuel Oil

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate he has made of the number of households in (a) England, (b) Scotland, (c) Wales and (d) Northern Ireland who rely on...

      Fuel Oil

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate he has made of the monetary value of heating oil sales in (a) England, (b) Scotland, (c) Wales and (d) Northern...

      Met Office

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what written long range winter weather forecast his Department received from the Met Office in October 2010.

      Methane: Natural Gas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change whether he has made an assessment of the potential effects of (a) shale gas and (b) coalbed methane exploration on the development of...

      Methane: Natural Gas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change if he will assess the potential effects of exploration of (a) shale gas and (b) coalbed methane on meeting UK climate change targets.

      Natural Gas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what his policy is on a moratorium on shale gas exploration pending the report of the US Environmental Protection Agency on risks to...

      Natural Gas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what independent scientific advice he has sought on the environmental implications of drilling for shale gas.

      Nuclear Power Stations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change whether his Department has assessed the supply of nuclear technicians required for the development of new nuclear power stations.

      Renewable Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change for what reasons the Renewables Obligation does not require minimum energy efficiency standards in respect of eligibility for biomass...

      Renewable Energy: Finance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate his Department has made of the level of renewable energy needed to meet its EU 2020 target; and how much such energy it...

      Renewable Energy: Wood

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate he has made of the contribution of the wood panel industry to the production of renewable heat in each of the last five years.

      Renewable Energy: Wood

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change whether his Department has made an assessment of the life-cycle carbon balance of (a) processing wood and (b) electricity generation...

      Renewable Energy: Wood

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what (a) mechanism and (b) criteria his Department plans to apply to assess the sustainability of large-scale wood biomass energy...

      Renewable Energy: Wood

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change whether (a) the effect on existing wood industries and (b) the sustainability of wood as a feedstock is taken into account in...

      Sellafield: Plutonium

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change when his Department commissioned its cost-benefit analysis of constructing a new mixed oxide plutonium fuels plant in Sellafield; who...

      Solar Power: Housing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what recent discussions he has had with Ministers in the Department for Communities and Local Government on potential changes to...

      Waste Disposal: Storage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what storage arrangements there are for high-level wastes; and what arrangements are planned for such storage prior to the construction...

      Wind Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many planning approvals for wind farms in England over the last year have not been proceeded with; and if he will make a statement.

      Wind Power: Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate his Department has made of the average annual amount of energy to be generated by a wind turbine built under a round 3...

  • Education

    • Aimhigher Programme

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what estimate he has made of the number of activities delivered under the Aimhigher programme for young people from low-income backgrounds wishing to...

    • Child Benefit

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education with reference to the media statement by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families reported on 4 October 2010, what...

      Education Maintenance Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education whether he undertook an equality impact assessment before making the decision to abolish the education maintenance allowance.

      Education Maintenance Allowance

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education how much was paid to pupils in payments for reaching pre-agreed targets in addition to education maintenance allowance payments in each year for which...

      Education Maintenance Allowance: Young Offenders

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many young offenders received education maintenance allowance payments in each year for which figures are available; and how much was paid to young...

      Family Intervention Projects

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of family intervention projects in (a) South Thanet constituency and (b) England.

      Further Education: Student Numbers

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many 14 and 15-year-olds study at further education or sixth-form college five days a week; and how many of these students are enrolled at (a) the...

      Higher Education

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills on the influence of parental income on prospective...

      Pupils: Disadvantaged

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education how much additional funding schools in County Durham will receive from the pupil premium in the academic year (a) 2010-11 and (b) 2011-12.

      Pupils: Disadvantaged

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what estimate he has made of the number of pupils in East Staffordshire eligible for the pupil premium.

      Schools: Reading

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education if he will make it his policy to ensure that schools are able to exercise maximum choice in the way in which they support vulnerable primary school...

      Schools: Rural Areas

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education if he will take steps to ensure that rural primary schools are not disadvantaged by local authority budget allocations deploying the Mosaic formula.

      Schools: Sportsgrounds

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what estimate he has made of the number of all-weather sports pitches in use by (a) primary and (b) secondary schools.

      Schools: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many specialist sports (a) schools and (b) colleges the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families has visited since his...

      Schools: Waltham Forest

      To ask the Secretary of State for Education what funding his Department has allocated to (a) academies, (b) free schools and (c) local authority schools in the London borough of Waltham Forest...

  • Justice

    • Appeals: Social Security Benefits

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many applicants for (a) incapacity benefit and (b) employment support allowance whose claims were rejected had their appeal heard by the Tribunals...

    • Court: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what assessment he has made of the effects of proposed court closures on the level of fines and fees imposed and collected.

      Court: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what estimate he has made of the level of savings to the public purse likely to accrue as a result of the closure of courts in Wales as announced on 14...

      Court: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many representations he received on his proposed closure of courts in Wales; and how many such representations supported his proposals.

      Court: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what timetable he has set for closure of the courts in Wales which were the subject of his announcement of 14 December 2010.

      Court: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what the cost of the maintenance backlog was for each court in Wales included in the consultation for court closures as at 14 December 2010.

      Dartmoor Prison

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what plans he has for the future of HM Prison Dartmoor.

      Departmental Working Conditions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what his Department's policy is on (a) the space provided per employee, (b) home working and (c) hot desking; how many employees it has on average per...

      Fines: Debts

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what recent discussions he has had with enforcement agencies on the procedures and regulatory framework for the collection of (a) fines and (b)...

      Ford Prison

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many prisoners at HM Prison Ford have had all privileges withdrawn as a consequence of participation in the recent disturbances.

      Ford Prison

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many prisoners involved in the recent disturbances at HM Prison Ford have been transferred to other prisons (a) temporarily and (b) for the...

      Ford Prison

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice whether there was any change in the level of resources provided to HM Prison Ford as a result of the £325 million reduction in his Department's...

      Ford Prison

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what steps he took on receiving the last Annual Report of the Independent Monitoring Board on HM Prison Ford.

      Legal Aid

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many people in (a) England and (b) Leeds North West constituency applied for legal aid in each of the last five years.

      Legal Aid : Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how much funding the Legal Services Commission provided from the legal aid budget for legal help and representation on employment matters in 2008-09; and...

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice when he intends to answer the letter sent to him by the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton on 29 November 2010 with regard to Ms O Osei.

      Prisons: Drugs

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many prisoners were charged for possession of (a) Class A and (b) Class B drugs in 2009-10.

      Prisons: Employment

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) what the average hourly wage is for those who undertake work in prison; (2) how many paid work schemes are operating on the prison estate.

      Prisons: Security

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what discussions Ministers in his Department have had with (a) the Prison Officers' Association and (b) the Prison Governors' Association on security...

      Zahid Mubarek Inquiry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many recommendations from the Zahid Mubarek Inquiry related to enforced cell sharing have been implemented; what targets have been set for the...

      Zahid Mubarek Inquiry

      To ask the Secretary of State for Justice if he will assess the effect of (a) the closure of (i) Ashwell and (ii) Lancaster Castle prisons and (b) the re-rolling of Morton Hall prison on the...

  • Health

    • Arthritis

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many follow-up consultations for rheumatology services took place in the last 12 months.

    • Blood: Contamination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what discussions he has had with the (a) Scottish Government, (b) Welsh Assembly Government and (c) Northern Ireland Executive on the outcome of the...

      Blood: Contamination

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what factors he took into consideration in the determination of the annual payment at £12,800 for people infected by contaminated blood products who...

      Bone Marrow Disorders: Donors

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether he has made an assessment of the optimum size of the British Bone Marrow Registry that is required to meet the needs of the NHS.

      Cancer: Health Services

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health by what mechanism the review of the Cancer Reform Strategy will seek to improve men's cancer outcomes.

      Care Quality Commission: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent assessment he has made of the performance of the (a) Care Quality Commission and (b) General Dental Council.

      Carers: Bromsgrove

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will assess the level of support provided by carers' centres in Bromsgrove constituency.

      Cataracts: Surgery

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether his Department is taking steps to ensure that visual acuity tests are not used to control access to cataract operations for patients.

      Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Brighton

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people in the city of Brighton and Hove were diagnosed with myalgic encephalomyelitis in each year since 2007.

      Cord Blood

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what steps he is taking to increase the collection of blood stem cells from umbilical cords; (2) what recent steps his Department has taken on the...

      Departmental Redundancy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of redundancy payments to staff of primary care trusts under his proposals for reform of the NHS.

      Departmental Working Conditions

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what his Department's policy is on (a) the space provided per employee, (b) home working and (c) hot desking; how many employees it has on average per...

      Diabetes: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the number of obese children aged under 10 years who had type 2 diabetes in (a) England, (b) Leicestershire and (c)...

      Drugs: Care Homes

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will take steps to reduce the misuse of neuroleptic drugs in residential homes.

      Healthcare Science

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the timetable is for conducting the evidence-based, cost-benefit risk analysis which his Department plans to undertake to inform the appropriate...

      NHS Blood and Transplant Strategic Forum

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what steps he plans to take in response to the recommendations of the NHS Blood and Transplant Strategic Forum on stem cell transplantation...

      NHS: Official Hospitality

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much strategic health authorities spent on hospitality in each year since 2006.

      NHS: Training

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many days' mandatory training those working in the NHS are required to undertake each year; and for what purpose in each case.

      NHS: Visits Abroad

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much strategic health authorities spent on overseas travel since 2006.

      Prescriptions: Fees and Charges

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what mechanisms he has put in place to ensure that those claiming free prescriptions are in possession of valid medical exemption certificates where required.

      Social Services: Learning Disability

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what plans he has to improve the provision of support services for children and adults with learning difficulties in (a) the West Midlands and (b)...

      Stem Cells: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what the average length of time after submission of a donor search request was for a blood stem cell transplant to be undertaken by the NHS in...

      Stem Cells: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many NHS patients waiting for a blood stem cell transplant died in each of the last five years; (2) how many blood stem cell transplants were...

      Stem Cells: Medical Treatments

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what estimate he has made of the average cost to the NHS of importing blood stem cells for transplantation; (2) how many blood stem cell transplant...

      Swine Flu: Death

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the difference is in the number of projected deaths from swine flu between the Government's vaccination policy and a policy to vaccinate all those...

  • Home Department

    • Asylum

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will take steps to ensure that increasing the speed of decision-making on family asylum cases will not affect the fairness and...

    • Asylum: Children

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many asylum seekers who arrived in the country as unaccompanied minors and have been removed or detained with a view to removal in the...

      Borders: Personal Records

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent progress she has made on the e-Borders programme.

      Detainees

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) men and (b) women entered the detained fast track procedure in each year since 2005; and what proportion of (i) men and (ii)...

      Detainees :Sexuality

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what consideration she has given to adding complex sexuality-related persecution claims to the list of claims unlikely to be accepted in the...

      Entry Clearances: Appeals

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what her most recent estimate is of the average cost of an appeal against refusal of entry clearance.

      Entry Clearances: Families

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many applications for family visitor visas there were in each year since 1997; how many of those were granted in each such year; how many...

      Entry Clearances: Overseas Students

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many appeals against refusal of entry clearance were lodged by those who had applied for student visas in each year since 2000; and how...

      Fixed Penalties

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many fixed penalty notice categories have replaced comparable criminal offence categories in the last five years.

      Members: Correspondence

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when she intends to answer the letter sent to her by the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton on 2 December 2010 with regard to Mrs B H...

  • House of Lords

    • Armed Forces: Parachute Operations

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the average cost of further training to qualify a soldier to parachute on operations; and what is the annual cost of maintaining such a qualification.

    • Banking

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how much was raised, according to HM Revenue and Customs, by the bank payroll tax in 2009-10; and whether they forecast to raise more or less through the bank levy...

      Banking

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Lord Sassoon on 11 January (Official Report, col. 1333), whether they will place in the Library of the House the names of the 2,500...

      Banking: Bonuses

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Sassoon on 13 December (WA 108-9), what is their assessment of the effect on bank solvency of linking the payment of...

      Banking: Bonuses

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Statement by Lord Sassoon on 11 January on banking bonuses (Official Report, col. 1330), whether they intend to instruct UK Financial Investments...

      Banking: Bonuses

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how they plan to deal with any public responses made following publication of details of senior bankers' bonuses.

      Banking: Bonuses

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what were the terms of the contracts in place for the award of (a) bonus payments, and (b) incentive plan benefits, in each year of contract for (1) the chief...

      Banking: Bonuses

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether UK Financial Investments (UKFI) will be discussing bonus proposals with the Remuneration Committees of Lloyds Bank Group and the Royal Bank of Scotland...

      Banking: Bonuses

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the policy of the Remuneration Committee of the Royal Bank of Scotland with regard to bonuses.

      Banking: Levy

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the proposed bank levy is to be linked to bank bonus policies.

      Banking: Royal Bank of Scotland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Sassoon on 10 January (WA 367), whether the Financial Services Authority (FSA) has now received the necessary permissions...

      Banking: Royal Bank of Scotland

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many voting shares they hold directly and indirectly in the Royal Bank of Scotland; and what this number is as a percentage of the total number of shares.

      Banks: Lending

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Sassoon on 10 January (WA 368), whether HM Treasury or the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has made proposals...

      Benefits

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what savings are forecast from the restriction of child benefit for 16-19 year-olds in (a) the United Kingdom and, (b) England, to lower rate taxpayers in 2013-14...

      British Overseas Territories

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many citizens of each British Overseas Territory serve in each arm of the Armed Services.

      Criminal Records Bureau

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to make changes to the Criminal Records Bureau checking procedures to encourage greater levels of volunteering.

      Criminal Records Bureau

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what safeguards exist to ensure the accuracy and currency of data held by the Criminal Records Bureau; and what redress exists for individuals who consider such...

      Criminal Records Bureau

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the time limit of information held by the Criminal Records Bureau.

      Cyprus: Sovereign Bases

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to prevent illegal trapping of songbirds within the sovereign base area of Dhekelia, Cyprus.

      Gulf War Illnesses

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Astor of Hever on 20 December (WA 251), whether, to assist those without internet access, they will provide the information...

      Health: Cancer

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what effect abolishing primary care trusts will have on cancer care.

      Health: Diabetes

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Earl Howe on 21 December (WA 291), whether they will increase expenditure on all types of diabetes in real terms; how much they...

      Health: GPs Emoluments

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will make public the details of emoluments paid to general practitioners for the services they provide for the National Health Service.

      Health: GPs Emoluments

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many general practitioners are paid emoluments in excess of the Prime Minister's salary for the NHS services they provide.

      Health: Orthopaedics

      To ask Her Majesty's Government when they plan to develop the quality standard for fractures, excluding those which occur at the head and hip.

      Maternal Mortality

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will place in the Library of the House a copy of the full submissions which were submitted to the Department for International Development for all...

      NHS: Prescription Charges

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the remarks by Earl Howe on 26 October (Official Report, col. 1126), what timescale they have set to explore options for creating a fairer system of...

      NHS: Surplus Land

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that surplus or underused NHS land and buildings can be used to increase the supply of housing.

      North Korea

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the level of malnutrition in North Korea and of winter food shortages.

      Northern Ireland: Human Rights Commission

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what costs were incurred by the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission in support of application no. 28326/09 against the United Kingdom by P. F. and E. F. on...

      Olympic and Paralympic Games 2012: Volunteers

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will make representations to the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games to reverse their decision not to fund travelling or...

      Olympic Games 2012: Ministerial Representatives

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what provision is being made for Secretaries of State and other Ministers to be available in London during the 2012 Olympic Games to meet incoming foreign...

      Overseas Aid

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the gross public expenditure on aid to each foreign country in 2009-10, in descending order of magnitude; and, in each case, what was the percentage of...

      Police: Cumbria

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what were the annual costs of the Cumbria Police Authority for 2008, 2009 and 2010. To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the forecast cost of the Cumbria Police...

      Police: Cumbria

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what they forecast the cost of the police and crime commissioner for Cumbria to be in the first year of operation.

      Police: Cumbria

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what they forecast the cost to be of the election of a police and crime commissioner for Cumbria in 2012.

      Police: Youth Groups

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what criteria are applied by the police when deciding whether to approve leaders and helpers for youth groups.

      Spending Review 2010

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Baroness Verma on 16 December (Official Report, col. 721), why the Women's Budget Group report on the impact of Spending Review 2010 does...

      Sudan

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the event that the Sudanese referendum on 9 January results in the formation of North and South Sudan as two separate countries, what assessment they have made...

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