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  • Northern Ireland: Public Funding for Representation at Coroners' Inquests

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What criteria they intend to use to assess applications for funding from the extra-statutory ex-gratia scheme established to provide representation for proceedings...

  • Museums and Galleries: VAT Refund Scheme

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their estimate of the revenue which will be foregone by the Treasury as a result of the Budget scheme to enable non-charging national museums to reclaim...

  • Museums and Galleries: VAT Refund Scheme

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How much revenue would be foregone by the Treasury, in relation to the scheme announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Budget to enable national museums...

  • Scottish Executive: Expenditure Allocation

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale on 8 March, whether the total expenditure allocated to Scotland of £15,047 million for 2000-01,...

  • Foot and Mouth Disease: Valuation of Slaughtered Animals

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What action will be taken to speed up the arrangements for valuing animals that have to be slaughtered because of foot and mouth disease.

  • Wythenshawe Hospital Heart Transplant Unit

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will respond to the "open letter" addressed to them by the editor of the Manchester Evening News on the future of Wythenshawe Hospital's Transplant...

  • National Cancer Research Institute

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will set up a national cancer research institute.

  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Response to Select Committee Report

    asked Her Majesty's Government: When they will publish their response to the Science and Technology Committee 6th Report of session 2000-01 on Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

  • Kosovo, Serbia and Macedonia: Albanian Incursions

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What actions UNMIK and KFOR are taking to prevent violence and illegal incursions by armed Albanian extremists in the frontier districts of Kosovo, Serbia and...

  • Russia and Former Soviet Union: Religious Freedom

    asked Her Majesty's Government: When they last discussed issues of religious freedom with the government of Russia; and whether they will ask for extensions of the time-limits for registering...

  • Russia and Former Soviet Union: Religious Freedom

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they are discussing with the Russian Federation problems surrounding the registration of the Salvation Army as a religious group in Moscow, St Petersburg,...

  • Russia and Former Soviet Union: Religious Freedom

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will ask British Missions in all the countries of the Soviet Union to be vigilant concerning religious liberty and non-discrimination and to raise...

  • Treaty of Nice: Ratification

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Treaty of Nice and related agreements require ratification by Parliament before they become legally binding upon the United Kingdom, or whether they...

  • Azerbaijan: Council of Europe Membership

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they consider that Azerbaijan meets the human rights standards required for membership of the Council of Europe, notably as regards its elections and free...

  • Azerbaijan: Council of Europe Membership

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will press the Government of Azerbaijan to secure the fundamental right to fair elections and free expression in accordance with the requirements of...

  • BBC World Service, British Council and FCO Funding

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What funds, in real terms, were paid by the Treasury to the BBC World Service, to the British Council and to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in total in each...

  • Indian and Pakistani Nuclear Industry Personnel: Contacts

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their policy on contacts between United Kingdom nuclear industry personnel and nationals of India and Pakistan.

  • Entry Clearance Service

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they will take to modernise the entry clearance service.

  • European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether any progress has been made towards the ratification of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages.

  • Minister for Veterans' Affairs

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What response they have made to the Royal British Legion's long-standing campaign to secure a Minister for Veterans' Affairs; and what consultation they will be...

  • Depleted Uranium: Screening

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What responses have been received to the Ministry of Defence's consultative document on screening arrangements for Service personnel and civilians who have served...

  • Prisons: Multi-faith Accommodation

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will ask the Director General of the Prison Service to issue an instruction to prison governors to consult visiting ministers of non-Christian faiths...

  • Prisons: Multi-faith Accommodation

    asked Her Majesty's Government: When they propose to consult the Advisory Group on Religion in Prisons on the latest draft standard on religion; and, in particular, whether they will seek...

  • Rural Businesses: Rate Relief

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will reduce or cancel business rates owed by rural businesses whose incomes have been adversely affected by government action taken to control foot...

  • National Air Traffic Services: Public/Private Partnership

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What progress has been made towards the establishment of a public/private partnership for National Air Traffic Services.

  • Special Educational Needs Children: Inclusion

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many complaints they have received from parents in each of the last 10 years because they have been unable to obtain a place in a mainstream school for their...

  • Disabled Children's Siblings: Support

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What consideration they are giving to the report Finding a Voice: Supporting the Brothers and Sisters of Children with Disabilities, presented to the Children's...

  • Electronic Written Answers

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether it is now possible for a Peer who so requests to receive copies of Answers to written Questions by electronic means; if so, which departments now offer...

  • Motor Car Sport, Motor Cycle Sport, Road Racing and Off-road Sports: Differentiation

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will ask public bodies which distribute funds to governing bodies of sporting organisations not to bracket motor car sport and motor cycle sport...

  • UK Sport and Sport England: Membership

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Who appoints the members of UK Sport and Sport England; who are the present members; with which sports each of them have previously been associated; and when do...