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  • Ozone Depleting Substances

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what the estimated cost to British businesses is of the Ozone Depleting Substances Regulation 2000/2037.

  • Ozone Depleting Substances

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what assessment she has made of the effects of the ozone depleting substances Regulation 2000/2037 on the design and manufacture of fridges...

  • Small Business Service/Business Link

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what steps she is taking (a) to ensure effective co-operation and (b) to avoid duplication between the work of the Small Business Service and...

  • End-of-life Vehicles Directive

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what the estimated cost to British businesses is of the end-of-life vehicles directive.

  • Small Businesses

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what percentage of UK registered businesses employ fewer than (a) 100, (b) 50, (c) 20, (d) 10 and (e) five people.

  • Economic Development

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will make a statement on the potential of the environmental industries to generate economic development.

  • Nuclear Sites (Security)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what plans she has to install anti-aircraft batteries at Sellafield and other nuclear plants; and what discussions she has had with her French...

  • Nuclear Sites (Security)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, pursuant to her answer to my hon. Friend the Member for Bury, North (Mr. Chaytor), 22 October 2001, Official Report, column 7W, on nuclear...

  • Nuclear Sites (Security)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will list the personnel who comprise her Department's Office for Civil Nuclear Security, along with the qualifications they have for...

  • European Coal and Steel Treaty

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will make a statement on her policy on the proposals of the European Commission to allow state aid to the coal industry to continue...

  • European Coal and Steel Treaty

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will make a statement on her policy towards the renewal of the European Coal and Steel Treaty.

  • Manufacturing Industry

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what representations she has received regarding the impact of new regulations on British manufacturing in the last 12 months.

  • Manufacturing Industry

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what assessment she has made of the factors responsible for the changes in competitiveness of British manufacturing in the last three years.

  • Electricity Trading Arrangements

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will make a statement on the operation of the New Electricity Trading Arrangements.

  • Electricity Trading Arrangements

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will make a statement on the impact of the new Electricity Trading Arrangements on the generation of electricity by wind power.

  • Coal

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she has security of supply concerns about coal production; and if she will make a statement.

  • Coal

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what risk assessment she has made about the potential for disruption to coal supply to the UK.

  • Coal

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what plans she has to promote the capping of EU state aid to the UK coal industry at 2001 levels.

  • Coal

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what plans she has to promote amendments to reduce EU state aid to the UK coal industry on a year-by-year basis.

  • Nuclear Power (Finland)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what recent discussions she has had with the Government of Finland about nuclear power generation.

  • Screening Centre (Wrexham)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many (a) medical examinations by doctors and (b) screening tests by nurses were carried out at Healthcall's screening centre at Grosvenor...

  • Miners' Compensation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many compensation claims made by miners suffering from vibration white finger and mining-related lung diseases are still waiting to be...

  • Miners' Compensation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many compensation payments to sick miners and their dependants for (a) vibration white finger and (b) respiratory diseases have been made...

  • Miners' Compensation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many (a) claims were received in respect of respiratory disease, (b) interim and expedited awards were made in respect of respiratory...

  • Miners' Compensation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many claims her Department has received in respect of respiratory disease; in respect of how many claims spirometry has been completed; in...

  • Pylons

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will review the Government's policy on the future construction of pylons in this country on the basis of international research...

  • Underground Gas Storage

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what Government policy is on the construction of underground gas storage facilities.

  • Tyre Manufacturing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what steps she is taking to safeguard the future of the tyre manufacturing industry in the UK; and if he will make a statement.

  • Work and Parents Taskforce

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry when she expects to publish the findings of the Work and Parents Taskforce.

  • Opec

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will make a statement on OPEC's oil reserves.

  • Plutonium

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what quantities of plutonium have been (a) sold and (b) loaned to the European Commission, on behalf of the European Communities, by the...

  • Wind Farms

    Gareth Thomas: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if legislation is required to allow offshore wind farms to be built in British waters more than 12 miles from the coastline;...

  • Wind Farms

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will hold a public inquiry into the Cefn Croer wind farm proposals.

  • Gas Prices

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry by what means she will measure the effectiveness of her strategy to address high gas prices; and over what timescale.

  • Oil Companies

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will review the advice given by his Department to British companies involved in oil extraction in Southern Sudan; and if she will make...

  • Oil Companies

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will list the British companies which are involved in oil and gas pipelines between the Caspian and Europe.

  • Oil Companies

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will list the British oil industry companies which operate in (a) Tajikistan, (b) Turkmenistan, (c) Uzbekistan, (d) Kyrgstan and (e)...

  • Employment Directive

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if the Government are committed to implementing Article 13 of the EC Employment Directive by 2 December 2003; and what plans the Government...