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  • International Criminal Court

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will ask members of the European Union and the Commonwealth who have not yet done so to ratify the Statute of the International Criminal Court.

  • Diplomatic Premises Overseas

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Of which diplomatic premises overseas they are the freehold owners.

  • Diplomatic Premises Overseas

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What plans they have to dispose of freehold real estate overseas which is used for British diplomatic missions.

  • Israel: Occupied Territories

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will ask the high contracting parties to the Fourth Geneva Convention concerning the protection of civilians in time of war in the Occupied...

  • Population Policies

    asked Her Majesty's Government: On what basis they maintain that the United Nations Population Fund monitors coercive population policies in the 47 counties referred to by Lord Grocott on the...

  • Passports

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many of the total number of United Kingdom passports in issue are machine readable and how many are not; and at which points of entry into the United Kingdom...

  • Passports

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many passports were reported lost or stolen in the last financial year; how many passports which have been reported lost or stolen were subsequently handed...

  • Ferrets and Gerbils in Breeding and Supply Establishments

    asked Her Majesty's Government: When they will publish guidance on the housing and care of ferrets and gerbils in breeding and supplying establishments designated under the Animals (Scientific...

  • Asylum Applicants: Application Registration Card

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether those who have applied for asylum in the United Kingdom are entitled to travel abroad while their applications are being considered; and whether the...

  • Lay Magistrates

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What are the current allowances payable to lay magistrates who lose a day's pay in order to sit; and whether they have any proposals to change those allowances.

  • Newspaper Distribution

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the current system for the wholesale distribution of national newspapers serves the interests of the public and of the smaller retailers.

  • Waste Rubber Tyres

    asked Her Majesty's Government: (a) what contingency plans they propose for the disposal of waste rubber tyres after 2003 when they will no longer be disposed of in landfill sites; and (b)...

  • Foot and Mouth: Rural Recovery

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Why they have not fully accepted the recommendations of Lord Haskins' report on Rural Recovery after Foot-and-Mouth Disease; and whether this means that they have...

  • Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy

    asked Her Majesty's Government: When they will provide the information on the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs' TSE research programme promised in their statement on 22 October.

  • GLA Precept

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What increase in the Greater London Authority precept they would consider acceptable.

  • Small Businesses: Rate Relief

    asked Her Majesty's Government: When they expect to introduce legislation consequent upon the proposal in the Green Paper Modernising Local Government Finance to give special rate relief to small...

  • Vehicles and Railway Line Safety

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What action is being taken or planned to prevent vehicles travelling along motorways or similar roads from crashing onto railway lines.

  • West Coast Main Line

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether recent announcements about delays in upgrading the track on the West Coast Main Line represent any dilution of their long-term commitment to the West Coast...

  • Middlesex Hospital Chapel and Murals

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What plans there are to ensure that the chapel and the murals in the front hall of the Middlesex Hospital are preserved when the hospital buildings are permanently...

  • Induced Abortion and Breast Cancer

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What guidance has been issued to hospitals and clinics offering abortion services on advising their patients of the link between induced abortion and breast cancer.

  • Tourism

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Tourism Initiative Group has presented its report to Ministers; and, if so, what is their response.

  • Treasure Act 1996

    asked Her Majesty's Government: When they will announce the outcome of the review of the Treasure Act 1996.

  • Terrorist Acts

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they share the view of the Justice Minister of the Republic of Ireland that we are moving inexorably towards a common definition of a terrorist act; and...

  • Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe: UK Delegation

    asked Her Majesty's Government: If they will announce the full composition of the United Kingdom Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and the Assembly of Western...

  • Civil Employment under the Crown

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they intend to take to remove general restrictions as to nationality which apply to civil employment under the crown.

  • Equalities Commission

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What lessons they have learnt from the experiences of a unified single Equalities Commission in Northern Ireland; and whether there are any benefits for the...

  • Anti-discrimination Legislation

    asked Her Majesty's Government: When they intend to simplify anti-discrimination legislation and bring forward a single Equalities Bill, as is the case in Northern Ireland.

  • Gibraltar

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the position of talks regarding the future of Gibraltar.

  • Gibraltar: European Parliament Elections

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether British residents in Gibraltar will have the right to vote in the next election at the European Parliament.