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House of Lords

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  • Afghanistan

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Which Ministers, Members of the Opposition and senior officers have visited Afghanistan; when these visits took place; and how long was each visit.

  • Community Service Orders

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will give the total hours of community service handed down by the courts in each of the last five years, showing the figures for England, Scotland and...

  • Wandsworth Prison: Healthcare Centre

    asked Her Majesty's Government: When the planned hospital/healthcare centre at Wandsworth prison will be built to replace the present facility.

  • Biofuels: Excise Duty

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord McIntosh of Haringey on 22 April (WA 2), what rate of duty should be paid on a biofuel when it is being used exclusively in...

  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man: Taxation

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man are free to arrange their own tax regimes.

  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man: Taxation

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How they react to the letter of 12 April from the President of the Jersey Policy and Resources Committee, Senator Horsfall, to the Paymaster General on the...

  • Business Taxation: EU Code of Conduct

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the state of play on the European Union Code of Conduct on Business Taxation and Directive 2001/400.

  • Business Taxation: EU Code of Conduct

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether under the European Union Code of Conduct on Business Taxation or Directive 2001/400 they propose to treat Jersey differently from Guernsey, the Isle of Man...

  • India and Pakistan: Export of Nuclear-related Goods

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their policy regarding exports of nuclear and nuclear-related materials and services to users in India and Pakistan and on contacts with India and Pakistan...

  • Biological and Toxin Weapons

    asked Her Majesty's Government: When they will publish the Green Paper on strengthening the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention and countering the threat from biological weapons.

  • Lord Chancellor's Department: Assets of Cultural Significance

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Mr Wills on 9 November 2001 (HC Deb, 487W) whether they will give full details of the 484 antiques and 78 paintings held by the...

  • Gulf War: Vaccines

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will list all the vaccines that were given to members of Her Majesty's Armed Forces immediately prior to and during Operation Granby.

  • Afghanistan: Depleted Uranium

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What equipment, if any, British troops in Afghanistan have to detect the presence of depleted uranium in their area of operations.

  • Afghanistan: Depleted Uranium

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What information British troops in Afghanistan have concerning the use of bombs containing depleted uranium by the United States air force in Afghanistan.

  • Afghanistan: Depleted Uranium

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What information is available concerning the amount of depleted uranium in the so-called bunker-busting bombs.

  • Afghanistan: Depleted Uranium

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What instructions have been given to British troops in Afghanistan concerning the wearing of NBC (nuclear, biological, chemical) masks while engaged in sweep...

  • Gulf and Balkans Veterans: Depleted Uranium

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What progress has been made in developing a test for depleted uranium for Gulf and Balkans veterans.

  • CPS: Damilola Taylor Case

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they are taking to learn the lessons from the Crown Prosecution Service handling of the Damilola Taylor case.

  • Railways

    asked Her Majesty's Government: When the report which they commissioned from consultants Mercer into the future structure of the railways will be complete; and whether a copy will be placed in...

  • Planning Green Paper

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the statement by Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 17 April (HL Deb, cols. 1020-26) and the answer by Lord Falconer of Thoroton on the Green Paper on...

  • GCSE Syllabuses

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the syllabuses for all new GCSEs which are to be introduced in September 2002 are with the schools now; and whether the schools have the necessary...

  • Cattle: TB Tests

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many herds of cattle and how many individual animals are contained in the current backlog of tuberculosis tests; and when they expect this backlog to be reduced.

  • Cattle: TB Tests

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have any plans to increase the frequency of routine herd tests for bovine tuberculosis in (a) Wales or (b) the rest of the country; and, if so, what...

  • Marine Stewardship Report

    asked Her Majesty's Government: When they intend to publish the forthcoming Marine Stewardship Report.

  • NHS: Funding for Treatment of Individual Patients

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether there has been any change in the policy of the Department of Health, as stated by Baroness Hayman on 27 January 1999 (HL Deb, col. 1009) that "we do not...

  • Sheep Meat

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have any plans to keep ovines over 12 months of age out of the food chain.

  • Aquariums

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many aquariums have been opened in the years 2000, 2001 and to date, with the help of lottery funding.

  • Coarse Fishing

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they intend to introduce legislation in respect of coarse fishing based on the concept of "cruelty and utility"; and, if not, why not.

  • Online Gaming

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they propose to introduce some form of regulation or self-regulation to allow legal Internet gaming in the United Kingdom prior to introducing primary...

  • Gambling Commission

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What are their plans for the transition from the Gaming Board to the proposed gaming commission; and how they propose fully to use the accumulated skills and...

  • Gambling Commission

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Who will fund the proposed new gaming commission during its start-up period before it generates its own funding.

  • Prime Minister: Holiday in Egypt

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether statements by his spokesman that the Prime Minister had paid for his own Christmas holiday and that of his extended family in Egypt are accurate.

  • Ulster Scots Language

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their interpretation of the concepts enunciated in the Belfast Agreement of 1998 which offered total equality and parity of esteem, as far as it concerns...