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Written answers

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

  • House of Lords

    • Bats

      To ask Her Majesty's Government over which roads the Highways Agency has constructed bridges for bats in each year since 2008; what was the cost of each such bridge; and where further bat bridges...

    • BSkyB

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Strathclyde on 5 September (WA 17), whether they will answer the question of the involvement of Mr Andy Coulson in the...

      Cyclists: Accidents

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Attlee on 14 September (WA 47), what actions they will take to reduce cycling accidents.

      Disabled People: Cars

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many cars are currently provided at public expense to disabled persons. To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the running costs, including fuel, insurance,...

      Disabled People: Harassment

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to counteract disability-related harassment.

      Driving: Licences

      To ask Her Majesty's Government which countries issue driving licences that are recognised as valid in the United Kingdom; how long those licences are recognised as valid for; and which countries...

      Government Departments: Procurement

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the report of the Science and Technology Committee Public Procurement as a Tool to Stimulate Innovation (HL Paper 148), whether they will consider...

      Government Departments: Staff

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what initiatives have been taken over the past 10 years to encourage government departments to ensure that the staffing of Ministers' private offices reflects the...

      Government: Agencies

      To ask Her Majesty's Government which executive and trading fund agencies have been since May 2010, or will be, re-organised and absorbed into government departments. To ask Her Majesty's...

      Nato

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have made any representation to the Government of Pakistan regarding the death and injury to NATO personnel and the loss of NATO equipment and...

      News International

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether Mr Rupert Murdoch was granted permission to acquire The Times, the Sun, the Sunday Times, and the News of the World in 1982 in return for "guarantees" of...

      News International

      To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to take action against Mr Rupert Murdoch in pursuit of allegations of breaches of the conditions of consent for his purchase of The Times, the...

      Olympic and Paralympic Games 2012

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Baroness Garden of Frognal on 20 July (WA 332-33), whether they have made a decision about the Government's ticket allocation...

      Parliamentary Constituencies

      To ask the Leader of the House whether the House of Lords will consider the new constituency boundaries as published on 13 September by the Boundary Commission; and how he will ensure that...

      Population Growth

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact on international development of a world population projected to reach 7 billion on 31 October 2011. To ask Her...

      Public Procurement

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what powers they have to support United Kingdom companies and United Kingdom-based companies so they are able to compete on equal terms financially with overseas...

      Public Procurement

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how consultants for the Thameslink rolling stock project were appointed; and, in particular, whether they were engaged after a competitive tender.

      Railways: Intercity Express and Electrification

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many fewer bi-mode versions of the Intercity Express Programme train would be required if the electrified sections of the track were extended from (a) Cardiff...

      Railways: Intercity Express and Electrification

      To ask Her Majesty's Government how many fewer bi-mode trains would be required to be built if the services between Paddington and Newbury and Paddington and Oxford were covered by electrical...

      St Helena: Airport

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made with regard to the proposed St Helena Airport.

      Transport: Heavy Goods Vehicles

      To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the finding in the report, Longer Semi-trailers Feasibility Study and Impact Assessment, commissioned by the Department for...

      Treasure Act 1996

      To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Rawlings on 20 October 2010 (WA 186), what progress has been made with the planned review of the Treasure Act Code of...

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