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  • Northern Ireland Civil Service: Smoking

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they propose that smoking chambers in the new Civil Service office accommodation near Victoria Square in Belfast should be provided for civil servants; if...

  • North/South Implementation Bodies

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Lord President on 14 January (WA 84) concerning budgets for Cross-Border Bodies, why there is an increase of 40 per cent in...

  • Ulster-Scots Agency: Business Plan 2004

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Lord President on 15 January (WA 95) concerning the business plan of the Ulster-Scots Agency, why they indicated that the...

  • Northern Ireland: Victims

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Statement by the Lord President on 13 January (WS 19–24) on Northern Ireland priorities and budget 2004–06, how their plans will...

  • Northern Ireland: Police Budget

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Statement by the Lord President on 13 January (WS 19–24) on Northern Ireland priorities and budget 2004–06, whether they include...

  • Questions for Written Answer: Reply Times

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean on 15 January (WA 101), whether the same administrative error has led to the failure to answer...

  • Hutton Inquiry

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What has been the total public expenditure incurred in relation to Lord Hutton's inquiry; and how is the total made up.

  • Constitutional Reform

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Statement which the Lord Chancellor made on 26 January (HL Deb, col. 12) on constitutional reform and judicial independence reflects a compromise...

  • European Council: Voting

    asked Her Majesty's Government: At which formal meeting of the Intergovernmental Conference of Member and Applicant States of the European Union requests were made to alter the voting values of...

  • BBC World Service: Mandarin Broadcasts

    asked Her Majesty's Government: With whom, during her visit to China, the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport raised the jamming of the BBC World Service Mandarin broadcasts; how many...

  • Turkey: Human Rights

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their response to the findings of the report by the Kurdish Human Rights Project, Turkey's shame: sexual violence without redress—the plight of...

  • Weapons of Mass Destruction

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean on 3 March 2003 (WA 84), whether they will now give their current definition of weapons of...

  • Regional Planning Guidance: Gypsies and Travellers

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What references there are to Travellers or Gypsies in the regional planning guidance documents. Question number missing in Hansard, possibly truncated question.

  • Nursery Classes and Pre-school Playgroups

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many children are now in local education authority nursery classes in (a) England and (b) Wales; and How many nursery classes there are in (a) England and (b)...

  • Nursery Classes and Pre-school Playgroups

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their estimate of the monies given by local government annually to the pre-school playgroup movement in (a) England and (b) Wales.

  • Nursery Classes and Pre-school Playgroups

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What further initiatives they propose to assist nursery education in (a) England and (b) Wales.

  • Royal Parks: De-icing

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Health and Safety Commission will take enforcement action under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 against the Royal Parks Agency for failing...

  • Sport and Physical Activity: Young People

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What assessment they have made of the success of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport's public service agreement for the spending round 2000, to "raise...

  • Green Tourism: Merseyside

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What help is being given to local authorities to further green tourism in Merseyside.

  • Tidal Power

    asked Her Majesty's Government: When they expect that the first tidal lagoon or tidal impoundment scheme will start to generate electricity; and whether they will provide funds to speed up the...

  • Zimbabwe

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many British companies are currently trading with Zimbabwe; what advice is currently given to such companies; and what restrictions are in place on them.

  • Zimbabwe

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What state aid, including tax credits, subsidies and guarantees, is available to companies trading with Zimbabwe.

  • Unsolicited E-mail

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will widen the opt-in provisions of the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations to give companies the same legal protection against those...

  • General Practitioners

    asked Her Majesty's Government: lynne How many general practitioners there were in England and Wales in each of the past 10 years.

  • Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Government Support for Charities

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How much funding has been awarded by the Department of Health under Section 64 of the Health Services and Public Health Act 1968 to the United Kingdom charity...

  • Common Agricultural Policy

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will publish a list of payments made to farmers under the provisions of the Common Agricultural Policy.

  • Sudden Oak Death Virus

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What measures they have taken before and since 6 January to prevent the spread of oak death virus (Phytophthora ramorum) internally within the United Kingdom and...

  • Sudden Oak Death Virus

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will pay compensation to those suffering significant loss as a result of the destruction of plants or trees infected with oak death virus (Phytophtora...

  • State Veterinary Service

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many state veterinary surgeons were employed in each of the years 1998 to 2003.

  • Bovine Tuberculosis

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many new cases of bovine tuberculosis were recorded in 2002 and 2003.

  • Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Regulations

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the proposed changes to the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Regulations affecting gas oil are required by reason of the flammability or the toxicity of...

  • Speed Cameras

    asked Her Majesty's Government: (1) How many SPECS speed cameras have been installed on the motorway network; and (2) Whether SPECS speed cameras that are installed on electronic motorway signs...

  • Speed Cameras

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether Department for Transport guidance specifies that SPECS speed cameras should be visible.

  • Railways

    asked Her Majesty's Government: In light of their announcement of a review of ownership, operation, maintenance and finance of the railways in the United Kingdom, whether they will place in the...

  • West Coast Main Line

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Lord Davies of Oldham on 3 February (HL985), what is the base year against which the 15–25 per cent increase in...

  • Heathrow Airport: Lifts

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they can take to expedite the reintroduction of the lifts between the underground station and Terminal One at Heathrow, which have been out of...

  • Port Waste Management Plans

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether all harbours and terminals have now submitted waste management plans under the Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Port Waste Reception Facilities)...

  • Driving Standards Agency

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the Driving Standards Agency's target for responding to inquiries made by e-mail.